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BlogTalkRadio Today: Tony Award-Winner Billy Porter | 06.10.13

ToNY Winner Billy porter on Cyndi lauper’s ‘kinky boots’

by CandiXRandy in ENTERTAINMENT

Fresh off his Tony win for Best Actor in a Musical, Billy Porter talks about his role in Kinky Boots, the new musical by Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein. He’s also a director, writer and recording artist.


PRISM, Verizon & obamacare lies: Don’t let it go unheard

by Amy Peikoff in NEWS

Objective talk about Verizon’s collection of call data from all its customers for the NSA, the far-reaching data collection program called PRISM, ObamaCare and why the British media breaks all these stories.


Down & Dirty’s 75th Show: Motorsports star travis Pastrana

by The Down & Dirty in AUTOMOTIVE

The Down & Dirty Off-Road Radio Show celebrates episode #75 with Travis Pastrana, the biggest name in action motorsports. Hear from this world record-holder, X Games star and NASCAR driver.


The ‘Seinfeld’ writer who coined ‘yada, yada, yada’

by The Dereck and Kay Show in COMEDY

Multiple Emmy nominee Peter Mehlman, a writer and producer on Seinfeld who coined the phrases “spongeworthy,” “double-dipping” and “Yada, yada, yada,” talks about his new book, Mandela Was Late.


Surviving on shoestrings: budget laundry solutions

by Survival Mom Radio Network in MOMS AND FAMILY

As families pinch pennies tighter than ever, Surviving on Shoestrings’ host Donna Miller has solutions to make your dollar stretch. Get tips for doing laundry on a budget.


BlogTalkRadio in the News

Weekly Best: Friday; September 27, 2010

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Prolific TV writer-producer Stephen J. Cannell has passed away. But despite 4 decades of success— and a 9-figure fortune—he strove to raise good kids. “You want them to be hard workers and care about other people’s feelings,” he told Shawn Daily of The Daily Mix just last year, “and not become Hollywood brats.”
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In 1987, well before he signed a deal to develop a show about nothing, Jerry Seinfeld had nothing but the highest of standards in mind for such a sitcom. “I have no desire to be part of most of the crap you see on TV, just so I could say, ‘Hey, I got a TV show!’” he told host Robin Milling.
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More than a year after Patrick Swayze passed away, his wife, Lisa Niemi,  still shudders at how the tabs fabricated tales of his condition: “They were showing photos of his father and sister’s grave with an arrow pointing to where Patrick wanted to be buried—which was not true, she told Matthew Zachary and Lisa Bernhard of The Stupid Cancer Show.
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Six-time Grammy champ John Legend chatted about the track he wrote for the new docu Waiting for “Superman,” titled Shine. “It was inspired by the stories of the kids in the film,” he told FilmGordon Radio. “Their future is determined in some ways by a lottery that picks which school they get to go to.”
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Host Timothy Hodge got busy with budding pop stars Savannah and Amanda Burhoe, aka Savvy & Mandy. The delightful Radio Disney duo, whose debut single, Waiting for Heartbreak, was featured on MTV’s Newport Harbor, sampled their latest track, Words.
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Film Festival Radio’s Janice Malone kicked it with Regina Hall, who plays Evelyn Price on Law & Order: Los Angeles—and who’s addicted to Oxygen’s true-crime series Snapped: “I can watch episode after episode. Five in a row. It’s not like you’re crazy, but you are like WHOA!”

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Daily Highlights; Wednesday; September 29, 2010

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In 1987, well before he signed a deal to develop a show about nothing, Jerry Seinfeld had nothing but the highest of standards in mind for such a sitcom. “I have no desire to be part of most of the crap you see on TV, just so I could say, ‘Hey, I got a TV show!’” he told host Robin Milling of Milling About.
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The Movie Geeks sit down with Thomas Jane, who appeared in the 1997 hit flick Boogie Nights, and currently stars in the HBO comedy series Hung. Thomas will fill us in on the 3D Film Festival, which gets under way tomorrow in L.A.—and which he’s hosting.
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Comedy Concepts’ Nancy Lombardo welcomes Linda Hope, V.P. of Hope Enterprises—and daughter of British-born Bob Hope (above)—who, on Oct. 12, will dedicate the newly refurbished Bob Hope Memorial Library at the Immigration Museum on New York’s Ellis Island.
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NDB Media host Roger Noriega hangs with Christopher Shyer, who has appeared on such hit series as CSI: Miami, The L Word and Without a Trace, and currently stars as Marcus on V. The actor will tell us what’s up next for his screen projects.
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OutTakes’ Laurie Baker goes one-on-one with Tina Sloan, who played Lillian Raines on Guiding Light, while appearing in such flicks as Changing Lanes. Tina, who now co-stars with Crystal Chappell and Jessica Leccia in Venice The Series, will chat about her new book, Changing Shoes.
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The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. mix it up with NHL bad boy Paul Stastny, who’s alternate captain of the Colorado Avalanche, and whose dad is Hockey Hall of Famer Peter Stastny—and who played for Avalanche’s predecessor, the Quebec Nordiques.

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Weekly Highlights; August 7, 2010

robert-duvall-wbRobert Duvall reveals to Movie Geeks that the inspiration for his Godfather character, Tom Hagen, was real-life mob boss Carmine Galante’s lackey. “There was a guy who was a high-paid gofer that followed him around, and lit his cigarette, and pulled his chair out,” he says. “That was a key for me.”
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Billy Ray Cyrus tells Live from Music City how he picked the name for his new band. “Brother Clyde” sounds like it could be any genre of music,” he says. “Anything could be called Brother Clyde. I wanted Brother Clyde to be like Lynyrd Skynyrd or Molly Hatchet. Just a kick-ass rock ‘n’ roll band.”
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As with every hit sitcom that has wrapped, there’s always a chance that those involved in creating the magic will be enticed to reunite. So, naturally, Night Views Radio’s Robert Saul posed the million-dollar question to funnyman Brad Garrett—who was quick to respond…
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Mayor Ashley Judd? Senator Judd? President Judd? Could be—as the Helen star herself reveals on Milling About. “I just graduated Harvard,” she says. “It’s a possibility that I could run for office some day. I mean, the Kennedy School is certainly the ultimate formal power factory.”
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Women on the Move mixes it up with TV idol Antonio Sabato Jr., who’s also a professional auto racer. The former Calvin Klein model chats about his recent entree into the Mini Cooper circuit. “The car is just astonishing,” he says of the iconic British roadster. “It’s really fun to drive.”

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Long Live Rock host Sterling Whitaker kicks it with legendary rocker Randy Bachman, who recounts how he got back together with Bachman Turner Overdrive frontman Fred Turner. “Fred emailed me,” says Randy. “He said, ‘You wanna get together? This guy’s a fan of BTO.’”

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Daily Highlights; August 5, 2010

randy-bachmanOn demand Long Live Rock host Sterling Whitaker kicks it with legendary rocker Randy Bachman, who recounts how he got back together with Bachman Turner Overdrive frontman Fred Turner. “Fred emailed me,” says Randy. “He said, ‘You wanna get together? This guy’s a fan of BTO.’”
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On demand As with every hit sitcom that has wrapped, there’s always a chance that those involved in creating the magic will be enticed to reunite. So, naturally, Night Views Radio’s Robert Saul posed the million-dollar question to funnyman Brad Garrett—who was quick to respond…

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Host Sharon Nelson kicks it with Grammy-winning hip-hop group Arrested Development, which was founded by Todd “Speech” Thomas is 1993 as an alternative to gangsta rap, and has since scored such Top 10 hits as Tennessee, People Everyday and Mr. Wendal.
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At 1 PM Blazinry’s Ryan Holmes hangs with the husband- wife team of Lauren Kennedy and Alan Campbell. A Broadway vet, Lauren has starred in Spamalot and Les Miserables, while Alan—who starred in CBS’ Jake and the Fat Man—has joined her in Sunset Boulevard.
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At 9 PM Artists on Demand kicks Music Mania Week up another notch with an appearance by Aussie-American rockers Second Dan, who’ve been holed up all year cuttings their new album, Angeline, which features the tracks Forget to Remember and Duwachuwant.
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At 1 PM The Marathon Show host Joseph Taricani gets up close and personal with nationally-syndicated talk-show host Rusty Humphries, who’ll discuss why he took up long-distance running, what Olympic legend Bruce Jenner had to do with it, and his plans for partaking in a marathon.

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At 3 PM Charles Babcock, editor-at-large for Information Week and author of the new book Management Strategies for The Cloud Revolution, discusses how cloud computing is transforming corporate America—and why your business can’t afford to be left behind.
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At 9 PM Struggling with sensitive, red skin that has surfaced capillaries and small bumps? You may have rosacea. Paula Begoun and her Cosmetics Cop Team help you find ways to reduce—or even get rid of—these problems. Call with questions and receive free Paula’s Choice products.


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Programming Highlights; June 2, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

bryan-batt1 At noon Tomatoes in Trenches host Cheryl Benton chills with Bryan Batt, who plays Salvatore Romano on the critically-acclaimed AMC series Mad Men. The flamboyant actor will chat about his new book, She Ain’t Heavy, She’s My Mother.

 

joe-delamielleureAt 7 PM The Final Word’s and JayReelz and J.D. huddle with six-time NFL All-Pro Joe DeLamiellueure. The offensive guard will recount his glory days as a central figure in the Buffalo Bill’s “Electric Company” line-up—that led the way for OJ Simpson to rush 2,003 yards in 1973.

 

bonnie-pointerAt 7 PM Life After Dusk host Cedric Collier kicks it with Bonnie Pointer, who—as a founding member of The Pointer Sisters—made R&B history with such hits as How Long and You Gotta Believe. Bonnie will chat about her new album, Like a Picasso.

 

john-refoua1Also at 7 PM 123 Film!’s Sam Heer goes one-on-one with film editor John Refoua, who, with Stephen Rivkin and director James Cameron (above), has been nominated for an Oscar for his work on the highest-grossing flick of all time—Avatar.

 

krystal-gayAt 9 PM Annie and Burl Gregory hang with Krystal Gray, former New York Majesty QB—in the Lingerie Football League—and current member of the Baltimore Charms. Krystal will chat about… well, does it really matter? You guys know you’ll be tuning in anyhow.

 

jg-hertzlerAt 10 PM The Sphere welcomes JG Hertzler, who played Chancellor Martok in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and has also done guest turns on shows ranging from Seinfeld to Six Feet Under. In addition to talking shop, JG will weigh in on the political scene.

 

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Programming Highlights; April 4, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

music-dude-for-christieAt 4 PM Singer-songwriter John Nathaniel, who counts Elton John and The Beatles among his influences, drops in on Notes for Our Troops USA to debut his new album, Overdrive. Be sure to call in—and give a happy Easter shout-out to our troops abroad.

dude-with-hat-for-christieAt 6 PM The Movie Geeks sit down with character actor Stephen Root—who’s done guest turns on every small-screen hit from Seinfeld to The West Wing—to chat about the DVD release of his latest feature film, The Men Who Stare at Goats.

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