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It’s an Addictive Edition of ‘The Mix’

If you’re not already hooked on The Daily Mix – which, week in, week out delivers the best of BlogTalkRadio’s unmatched mix of social-radio programming – you’re sure to be very soon.

Because tonight’s edition of the show answers such all-important questions as:

—Why, on a recent episode of VH1’s Celebrity Rehab, Crazy Town frontman Shifty Binzer failed to return to the Sober House – and instead went to the house of a “crazy pill-popper.”

 CAPTION: “Have a glass of wine, then imagine that everyone in the audience is crying and throwing up,” Eugene (above) advises a wannabe star on combating stage-fright.

“Have a glass of wine, then imagine that everyone in the audience is crying and throwing up,” Eugene (above) advises a caller on combating stage-fright.

—What made Suzanne Somers kick her habit of snacking incess- antly from crafts tables during her many years as a TV actress.

—How come – even though he says he’s now sober – Jeff Conaway still needs nightcap every now and then.

—Why Flight of the Conchords star Eugene Mirman advises against drug addiction.

—What funnyman Fred Willard’s secret – and surprising – addiction is.

—How Rush Limbaugh came to hear what Nightline host Terry Moran said about Barack Obama being the first president since George Washington to “take a step” down into the Oval office.

—Why one particular prank Drew Carey’s cast mates played on him – as recounted by the sitcom star’s on-screen squeeze, Jenica Bergere – gives new meaning to the term “addicted.”

So don’t miss The Mix, tonight – and every Monday – at 9 p.m. ET!

To tune in, click here.

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Suzanne Somers: ‘If I Had a Hot Date, I’d Manipulate Taking the Pill’

As Suzanne Somers fans know, the actress is one clean-living lady.

Not only that, but she has in recent years become something of a wellness guru, thanks to her 2006 book Ageless: The Naked Truth About Bioidentical Hormones.

And now she’s got a follow-up titled Breakthrough: Eight Steps to Wellness.

 CAPTION: “What an awful thing to do to nature,” Suzanne (above) tells us of her recreational pill schedule.

“What an awful thing to do to nature,” Suzanne (above) tells us of her recreational pill schedule.

But on Gab with the Gurus this week, the Three’s Company star discusses how she came to realize that her old lifestyle was doing her in.

“When I got cancer, it was like being cold-cocked. That was nine years ago, and I thought, What have I been doing in my diet and lifestyle habits that has created this in me?” she tells host Connie Bennett.

“I took full respons- ibility for my cancer. So I sat back and I thought, Well, Suzanne, all those years on television series, every time you passed a crafts table you always stopped. And a bite of this, a bite of that.

“It was all crap . . . There was no real food [but] I never connected the dots. And then I thought, What else have I done?

“Well, I took birth-control pills for 22 years. All of us baby boomers who took those, we were told they were safe. We manipulated our periods.

“If I had a hot date – with who I’m now married to – I’d manipulate taking the pill so I wouldn’t have to get my period ‘til Monday or Tuesday.”

To hear Suzanne’s full interview, click here.

BlogTalkRadio Today: February 25, 2009

Shifty Binzer

Shifty Binzer

by Deb Ng

I have insomnia this morning. The old Deb used to alternating tossing and turning all night with glaring at my husband with his loud snoring. The new Deb doesn’t fight it. I get out of bed and do something productive. Thus, you’re getting your BlogTalkRadio highlights early this morning. Enjoy today’s festivities: (All times EST)

  • Recently on VH1’s Celebrity Rehab, Shifty Binzer fled the Sober House before downing a handful of Xanax and bottle of JD – leading pal Andy Dick to warn, “He’s gonna be dead.” Find out how the rapper’s doing today. Join World Talk Live at 4:00 p.m.
  • Join BlogTalkRadio 101 this afternoon at 1:00, as host Nikki Starr takes new and old hosts alike through a refresher course in how to maximize the results from hosting your BlogTalkRadio show.
  • Beloved actress and health guru Suzanne Somers chats with Connine Bennet this afternoon at 3:00. She’ll be talking about her bestselling book BREAKTHROUGH: Eight Steps to Wellness with vital health tips that will allow you to thrive.
  • Ali Velshi, CNN’s chief business correspondent and author, gives MediaBistro’s Morning Media Menu his thoughts on the Santelli Rant, covering the crisis and more. Listen in this morning at 9:00.
  • At 10:30 a.m. Zane Safrit interviews Todd Sattersten, CEO for 800CEORead.com.  He’s one of the most respected experts on the category of business books, their authors, their promotion and marketing. Now, he’s authored with Jack Covert, the 100 Best Business Books of All Time: What they say, Why they Matter and How They Can Help You.
  • This morning at 11:o0, Isobella Jade shares modeling jobs that shorter models can do and how a shorter model can prepare to get ahead and book modeling work in a realistic way.
  • We’re getting old school today this morning! Looking to get started in Ham Radio? Check out these tips for getting your ham radio license this morning at 11:00.
  • At 2:00 p.m, Tamara Dorris welcomes Ann Maria, renowned Feng Shui expert and author of a few different related books. Tamara will teach us how to sell our listings quicker using Feng Shui. She’ll also tell us what’s in store for us, according to Chinese astrology, in 2009, the Year of the Ox!
  • This afternoon at 3:00 Crunchgear analyzes the latest technology and gadget trends.

Please see our On Air Schedule for all of today’s listings. Remember, if you miss the live broadcast you can still tune in on demand!