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Jennifer NettlesCatch a very special Where Is My Guru broadcast as they welcome rockstar yogini, Jennifer Nettles.  Nettles is the lead singer of Sugarland and will be joined by her yoga instructor Mary Bruce. Tune in here.

 

Susan HeinAuthor Susan Heim shares 101 newlywed stories of love, laughter, and family from her newly released Chicken Soup for the Soul, Here Comes the Bride, on FMMK Talk Radio. Tune in here.

Justin WilczynskiListen to an interview with Justin Wilczynski from Nick at Nite’s new primetime drama, Hollywood Heights.  Justin is also the lead singer of Bonnie Dune (with Cory Monteith “Finn” from Glee).  Their single, “The Lost EP” now out on iTunes. Tune in here.

FocusMusic has been the focal point of Grammy-award winning producer Focus since his childhood. Focus has produced artists such has Beyonce, Christina Aguilera, Pink, Marsha Ambrosius, Busta Rhymes, Jennifer Lopez, The Game and more. Tune in here.

Alan RuckStar of the hit TV show Spin City and hit films such as Speed, Twister and maybe most famously known as Mathew Broderick’s best friend, Cameron Frye in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Alan Ruck is interviewed about what he’s up to these days.  Tune in here.

Russell SimmonsRussell Simmons philanthropist, business mogul and rap music pioneer, who is the Co-Founder of Def Jam Music, creator of Def Comedy and Def Poetry Jam and Founder/CEO of Phat Farm Apparel Line, discusses his global mission with “The Peace Keepers.”  Tune in here.

Denise BrosseauIt’s one thing to be an expert in your field; it’s even better, though, to be recognized as your sector’s undisputed thought leader. The White House has named Denise Brosseau a “Champion of Change”, and she has been a featured speaker at Intuit, Intel, and KPMG events. Tune in here.

Jim KellyFrom a Hall of Fame football career to battling Krabbe disease, a disorder killing children every year, Jim Kelly is still competing at Super Bowl levels. Jim & Jill Kelly join Scott McCausey on Christian Devotions Speak UP to discuss all this and more! Tune in here.

Gloria MayfieldCatch  multi-millionaire strategist, Dr. Gloria Mayfield Banks on air. Gloria has shared her secrets of success on CNN,CNBC, ABC-TV, and has appeared in Fortune, Black Enterprise, Glamour and Working Woman. She will share her advice live on air. Tune in here.

What squandered riches are in the whopping 102 tons of garbage each American produces in a lifetime? Find out with Pulitzer prize-winning author of Garbology, Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash, Edward Humes. Tune in here.

Hip Hop Mogul Russell Simmons, Funny Lady Beth Littleford and Oscar Nominee Andrew Weisblum

russell-simmonsRussell Simmons: The hip hop entrepreneuer and Def Jam Records co-founder—whose net worth reportedly exceeds $350 million—drops in on The Philippe Matthews Show to talk with host Philippe Matthews about his new book, Super Rich: A Guide to Having It All.

beth-littleford5Beth Littleford: The former Daily Show correspondent sits down with Movie Addict Headquarters host Betty Jo Tucker to chat about her role as Claire Riley opposite Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone and Kevin Bacon in the upcoming flick Crazy, Stupid, Love.

andrew-weisblumAndrew Weisblum: The Hollywood film editor, who has assembled such hit flicks as The Wrestler and Chicago, sits down with Movie Geeks United hosts Jamey DuVall and Jerry Dennis to talk about his Oscar nomination for Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan.

att-dwyane-wadeDwyane Wade: Depite being part of the most buzzed-about team in the NBA, the hoops virtuoso still puts education first. “Sorry I was late,” D-Wade tells the Bottom Line Sports Show hosts Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy upon calling in. “I had to talk to my son about school. He was slackin’. So I went over a little bit.”

dambisa-moyoDambisa Moyo: The economist, whom Time magazine named by one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, stops by AACONS to talk with host Marie Stroughter about her new book, How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead.

nigel-marvenNigel Marven: The former BBC naturalist—aka the Britain’s Jack Hanna—who went on to found his own nature-documentary production company, drops in on World Footprints hosts Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick to fill us in on his latest adventures while living on Panda reserves in China.

Justin Bieber’s BFF Diggy Simmons: My Famous Family Hasn’t Helped with My Fame!

Ever since Justin Bieber brought Diggy Simmons onstage with him in Allentown, Pa., on Sept. 4 for the Baby remix, countless fans of the mop-topped superstar have been wondering, Just who is this Diggy?

Well wonder no more, because in December, the 15-year-old son of Run-DMC’s Rev Run Simmons—and nephew of music mogul Russell Simmons—sat with host Timothy Hodge for a full 15 minutes.

CAPTION: "I'm doing it all on my own, all by myself," Diggy (above with Justin) told us of his success. "The Internet is really pushing this."

"I'm doing it all on my own, all by myself," Diggy (above with Justin) told us of his success. "The Internet is really pushing this."

During that time, Diggy— whose new Space Age clothing line was (as calls it) “mentored” by hip-hop star Pharrell Williams—discussed how he got started as an MC.

“A lot of people think this is new to me, but I’ve been rapping since I was five years old,” said the First Flight singer.

“I was young, so people used to write my rhymes. And, you know, I kinda stopped rapping when I was like 10.

“And then this summer I had a lot to express. And ‘cause music isn’t something I’m like, Oh, you know, it’s cool to do-nah nah nah nah-my music is an expression of me. Each song that you hear Continue reading