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Pod Vader’s Podcast Awards Ballot

Congratulations!  The nominations for the 10th Annual Podcast Awards were announced and you can see the full list at www.PodcastAwards.com.  There are a few shows I’m proud to highlight here that are featured on BlogTalkRadio.  I’m also going to share the rest of my voting ballot, much like I shared my nomination ballot.  Here we go.

Nominated in the Business category is Freakonomics.  The show is hosted by Stephen Dubner and entices listeners to “prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.”  This show has been featured on BlogTalkRadio since 2010 and happy to vote for them to win a Podcast Award.  

Success Freaks is nominated in the General category.  A newcomer to BlogTalkRadio, Charles McFall and R. Mordant Mahon help others to be awesome.  They are multiple time nominees for the Podcast Awards, having a presence with one show or another for 6 straight years.  We should let them know, they’re awesome with a Podcast Award.  

The Thinking Atheist is nominated in the Religion category.  While it may seem like an oxymoron, it is not the only podcast tackling the subject of atheism in the Religion category. Seth Andrews hosts the show and just recently celebrated episode 200 on BlogTalkRadio.  

The Sports category features a nomination for Fantasy Baseball from Prospect361.com.  Rich Wilson is joined by legendary expert, Tim McLeod, to provide listeners with phenomenal fantasy insights.  They have tough competition including my old show, the ESPN Fantasy Focus: Football podcast.

As BlogTalkRadio continues to evolve and provide content creators better tools like the HD Pro Studio, we hope to see more of our listener focused shows recognized for their ability to entertain, educate and inspire their audiences. Now here’s the rest of my Podcast Awards ballot.  You can vote every day at www.PodcastAwards.com until March 18th.  

People’s Choice:  My old show, ESPN Fantasy Focus: Football is nominated in this category and I would be humbly grateful for your vote.  I did work on it for 10 of the 12 months in 2014.  I think most people are going to vote for Serial, the podcast that changed the world.  If I’m not going to vote for myself though, then my vote goes to my buddy Rob Cesternino and Rob Has A Podcast. He won the Best Produced last year and still has a fantastic show.  So glad to see his show doing so well.

Best Produced: I mentioned in my nominations blogpost that they should rename this award to the Radiolab Award.  No show comes close to this one in production value.  

Comedy:  Some big shows in this category Adam Carolla, Marc Maron, Comedy Bang Bang.  My vote goes to The Morning Stream with Scott Johnson and the Frogpants Studio gang.

Cultural/Arts: This American Life. Nuff said.

Education: Grammar Girl. Like, nothing is more important and stuff than gooder grammar.

Entertainment: Here’s my buddy Rob again who Has A Podcast.

Food and Drink: Dining with Doug and Karen.  Somehow Doug Loves Movies got left off the ballot this year.  I’ll vote for Doug Benson here.

Gaming: Gamertag Radio has been around for a long time and the excellent quality of their content shows like a true veteran player in the field.  

Health and Fitness: Mental Illness Happy Hour is a great show that provides a great service.

Movies/Film:  I love Film Sack.  One of my favorite podcasts that I always make time to listen to.

Podsafe: Another category that I mentioned in my nomination blog that should be renamed for Coverville.  

Politics/News: The Greatest Podcast in the Universe is No Agenda with Adam Curry and John C. Dvorak.

Science: Radiolab is the Best Produced so it’s the best in Science.

Technology: This Week in Tech – Leo Laporte is one of the originals.

Travel: Fittingly the final category is another one that should be renamed for the show that has won it numerous times, WDW Radio.

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Christina Aguilera, ‘Football Wives’ Star Melani Ismail, Jimi Hendrix’s Lady Love Rosa Lee Brooks and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

christina-aguileraChristina Aguilera: The 4-time Grammy-winner drops in to chat about her big-screen debut, in Burlesque. Co-starring Cher, the big-budget musical casts Christina—who tells Punch Drunk Critics host John Nolan, “I’m a little O.C.D.”—as a small-town waitress with a big voice who follows her dreams to an L.A. nightclub.

melani-ismailMelani Ismail: The wife of former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Raghib “Rocket” Ismail stops by The Beautiful Butterfly Show to fill us in on how she balances starring in the new VH1 reality series Football Wives with raising four kids and pursuring her pop-music career.

rosa-lee-brooks2Rosa Lee Brooks: Jimi Hendrix would have turned 68 last week. And to celebrate, his lady love—and R&B singer in her own right—Rosa Lee Brooks drops in on host Brown Suga to chat about working with the rock icon, and to sample tracks from his new box set, The Jimi Hendrix Anthology, which features a few of her own tunes.

richard-hatch1Richard Hatch: The hunky actor who played Capt. Apollo in Battlestar Galactica—while also appearing on such hit ’70 series as Hawaii Five-0 and The Streets of San Francisco—drops in on FanCentral Fancast host Kim Lockman for a BSG Blowout.

amber-osborneAmber Osborne: The CEO of Tampa, Fla.-based new-media PR firm Head of Lettuce Media—who has been featured on ABC News and CNN—stops by Train with Shane to chat with host Deborah Shane about how to destroying social-media bordedom while getting your message out.

stupidcancershow-3ccSurvivor Spotlight: Mel Majoros, producer of The Cancer Warrior show on Empower Radio, and singer-songwriters Mimi Ferraro and Christine Baze stop by The Stupic Cancer Show to talk with host Matthew Zachary about being cancer survivors, and how that has inspired their work.

Russell Crowe, ‘As the World Turns’ Star Eric Sheffer Stevens and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

russell-crowe-8Russell Crowe: The Oscar champ—whose new flick, The Next Three Days, tells the story of a husband whose wife is accused of murder—weighs in on his commitment to real-life spouse Danielle Spencer. “I would do anything for my wife,” he tells Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon.

eric-sheffer-stevens-21Eric Sheffer Stevens: The actor who plays Dr. Reid Oliver on As the World Turns—and also appeared opposite Meryl Streep in last year’s feature flick Julie & Julia—drops in to chat with BlazinRy host Ryan Holmes about his upcoming dramatic projects.

ben-wade1Coach’ Ben Wade The Survivor: Tocantins contestant—who’s also an actor, soccer coach, trumpet player, orchestra conductor and holder of the world record for longest solo kayak expedition drops in on host Olivia Wilder to weigh in on the current season of the hit CBS series.

larry-ross1Larry Ross: The jazz-R&B bass virtuoso and singer stops by EnergyTwist to talk with hosts Energy and Sister Cee about his new CD, I Confess, featuring the tracks Silent Lover, Benefit of the Doubt, Step Into the Light and Back of the Bank.

nadine-lajoieNadine Lajoie: The championship motorcycle racer—who, in 2007 took third place against 75 men at the WERA Nationals in Daytona—drops in on The Wealthy Speaker Show’s Paul Lawrence Vann to talk up her upcoming book, Win the Race of Life at 180 MPH!

Paula Begoun and her Cosmetics Cop team reveal 5 foods that can help fight signs of paulabegoun-6aa1aging—and which foods can make you look older. Call in with your questions during the live broadcast to receive expert advice, and a chance to win Paula’s Choice products.

Daily Highlights: Wednesday October 20, 2010

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OutTakes host Laurie Baker gives it up for Thom Bierdz, who plays Phillip Chancellor on The Young and the Restless. The Forgiving Troy author will discuss his new PSA seeking to create awareness of the recent rash of gay teen suicides.

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Flashback to Celebrity Rehab cast member Sean (son of Rod) Stewart, who was arrested on a warrant in California yesterday for driving on a suspended license—and who told our Access New York hosts last year of his romantic aspirations, “I’m looking for someone like my mom. Because I’m kind of a mama’s boy.”

phil-boyceWIN Without Competing’s Dr. Arlene Barro, who’s celebrating her 2-year BTR anniversary (way to go, AB!), welcomes Phil Boyce, president of Talk Radio Network, the radio syndicator whose hosts include such heavyweights as Michael Savage, Laura Ingraham and Mancow Muller.
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Joker’s Radio host Jokerette gets up close and personal with Shannon Elkins—the pest-control company owner who describes himself as “smart, sexy and strong”—from the current season of Survivor: Nicaragua, who was voted off on Day 6 of the hit CBS series.
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Expand Music host—and electric violinist—Noel Webb grooves guitarist with Larry Coryell, a pioneer in jazz fusion, who has collaborated with such masters as Chick Corea, John McLaughlin, Charlie Mingus, Stephane Grappelli and Billy Cobham.
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Train with Shane host Deborah Shane gets down to business with Edith Yeung, founder of TechBizDay, an annual event—being held Oct. 23 this year in San Francisco—where entrepreneurs gather to inspire, and be inspired, by each other’s work.

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Daily Highlights: Monday, September 6, 2010

ellis-marsalis2At 1 PM Jazzin Em Up host Cres O’Neal jelly-rolls out the red carpet for legendary New Orleans jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis, who—along with musician sons Wynton, Branford, Jason and Ellis III—will be honored in January at New York’s Lincoln Center with a 2011 NEA Jazz Masters Award.
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At 8 PM The Stupid Cancer Show host Matthew Zachary welcomes Ethan Zohn, who won Season 3 of Survivor. Plus: Hollywood powerhouse (and fellow cancer survivor) Laura Ziskin, who has producer such hit flicks as Pretty Woman and As Good as It Gets.
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At 7 PM Conversations of a Spirited Actor’s Tracey Moore kicks it with Vanessa Simmons, whose dad is Rev. Run, a founding member of ‘80s hip-hop supergroup Run–D.M.C.—and who has appeared on the MTV reality series Run’s House and its spinoff, Daddy’s Girls.
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At 10 PM Jamey DuVall and Jerry Dennis mark the one-millionth download of Movie Geeks United (awesome job, guys!) by kicking off a weeklong tribute to Brian De Palma. Up first: Veteran producer Edward Pressman, who brought the director’s 1973 horror flick, Sisters, to the screen.
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At 11 PM The Worst Show on the Web raises a glass to James Watt, the “head of stuff” at Scottish brewery Bewdog, which makes the strongest and most expensive beer on the planet. How strong is this “End of History” concoction? 55 percent alcohol. And how expensive? $765 per bottle. (Holy #$%@!)
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At noon Mike Harmon of FOXSports.com and SwollenDome.com returns BlogTalkRadio with his FOX partner in crime John Halpin. Be sure to catch the boys each weekday at 12pm ET as they traverse the baseball universe while offering up the hottest fantasy sports picks on the Internet.

*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.

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Programming Highlights; June 15, 2010


chenese_lewis-190x3001If you have a moment to help make someone’s dream come true, don’t forget to take a moment to tell Oprah, “We want Chenese!”

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:

allen-westAt 11:30 AM AACONS host Marie Stroughter welcomes retired Lt. Col. Allen West, the GOP Congressional candidate from Florida’s 22nd District whose YouTube video At The Revolution has been viewed 2.2 million times (making him a much-buzzed about Oval Office contender for 2012).

becky-leeAt 6 PM World Footprints continues its focus on global citizenship as Becky Lee from Survivor: Cook Islands Castaways drops in to chat about her Becky’s Fund, which raises awareness of domestic violence—and which was financed with her prize money from the hit CBS series.

burgess-jenkinsAt 6 PM Christian Devotions’s Scott McCausey welcomes Burgess Jenkins, who played Ray Budds in 2000’s Remember the Titans, and has since appeared on such hit shows as Dawson’s Creek and One Tree Hill. The actor will chat about his role in the new upcoming flick Hero.

rasheedaAt 6PM The African American Literary Divas chill with hip-hop star Rasheeda, who began her career as a member of the teen trio Da Kaperz, and has since risen to queen of the Crunk Kingdom. The Georgia Peach singer will fill us in on wassup with her next album.

tc-carson1At 7 PM Your 15 Minutes Radio gets busy with actor-crooner TC Carson, who played Kyle Barker on the Fox sitcom Living Single. TC will chat about his role in the Houston’s Ensemble Theater Co.’s production of Five Guys Named Moe, and his new CD, Truth.

tim-donaghy1At 8 PM The Wheelhouse hosts Michael Bower and Chris Cause mix it up with Tim Donaghy, the former NBA referee who was booted from pro ball—and spent 15 months in prison—for betting on games. Tim will give us his take on whether Boston can lock in the title tonight.

daniel-cudmoreAt 9 PM Artists on Demand gets ups close and personal with Daniel Cudmore, who made his name as Colossus in the X-Men series but more recently set female hearts aflutter as Volturi guard Felix in The Twilight Saga: New Moon—which he reprises in Eclipse, opening June 30.

alexandra-paulAt 10 PM The Movie Geeks kick their Summer of ’85 series—which has already been graced by Steve Guttenberg and Joel Schumacher—into high grear with Baywatch cutie Alexandra Paul, who’ll chat about starring opposite Kevin Costner in John Badham’s American Flyers.

molly-burnettAlso at 10 PM Jasam Radio host Deborah Huey hangs with Molly Burnett, who plays Melanie Layton Kiraikis on NBC’s Days of Our Lives, and has also done a guest turn as Amanda Jane on HBO’s True Blood —during which she belted out the tune Jesus Asked Me Out Today.

jillian-lauren1At 10 PM Host Olivia Wilder sits down with Jillian Lauren, an NYU dropout who got Shanghaied into spending 18 months in the harem of Prince Jefri Bolkiah—youngest brother of the Sultan of Brunei—though lived to chronicle her experiences in the new book, Some Girls.

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Programming Highlights; June 3, 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:

 

mke-hollisAt 11 AM RapidDraft.com’s Fantasy Lunch host Brice Shatzer gets busy with Mike Hollis, former NFL placekicker who played for the Buffalo Bills and New York Giants. Mike will chat about his ProForm Kicking Academy, which is helping train the next batch of professional kickers.

 

marcobeltramiAt 5 PM 123 Film!’s Sam Heer goes one-on-one with two-time Oscar nominee Marco Beltrami, who has scored such hit flicks as The Hurt Locker, Scream 2 and Live Free or Die Hard.

 

sugarrayleonard1Also at 5 The Bottom Line Sports Show’s Gerald Brown kicks it with five-time world champ Sugar Ray Leonard. The International Boxing Hall of Famer—who was the first fighter ever to win more than $100 million—will discuss the current state of his sport, and the rise of the UFC.

 

paula-begoun7At 6 PM Beauty guru Paula Begoun, author of Don’t Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me, discusses why sunlight is one of the biggest contributors to wrinkly, old-looking skin—and what you must do to stop the damage. She’ll also tackle the sunscreen-ingredients controversy.

 

star-parkerAlso at 6 PM Conservative Is Cool host Wayne Bradley gets up close and personal with Star Parker, founder of the Coalition for Urban Renewal & Education, who’s running for Congress against incumbent Laura Richardson in California’s 37th congressional district.

 

dr-sean-kenniffAt 7 PM Milk of Minutia sits down with Dr. Sean Kenniff from the Season 1 of the CBS reality series Survivor. The physician will chat about the sorry state of America’s economy, coping with overnight celebrity and the trauma of seeing Richard Hatch in the buff.

 

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