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Diahann Carroll, Rodney Allen Rippy and Olympic Gold Medalist Diane Dixon on BlogTalkRadio

att-dianedixonDiane Dixon: The Olympic gold medalist, who holds the American record for fastest time in the 4 x 400 metres race, recalls how she talked her way into her first professional race. “I saw this guy with Gucci loafers, no socks, an Izod shirt,” she tells host Chris LaMonica as part of our 28 Days of Black History Makers series, presented by AT&T. “I walked over to him, I said, ‘Hi, my name’s Diane Dixon.’ And Fred said, ‘I have enough runners.’ And I said, ‘Yea, but you don’t have me!’”

diahann-carrollDiahann Carroll: The Tony Award winner, who last month was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame, stops by Buzzworthy Radio to chat with host NaVell Lee about her guest role opposite fellow show-biz legend Billy Dee Williams on the USA Network series White Collar.

rodney-allen-rippyRodney Allen Rippy: The former child actor, whose ‘70s Jack in the Box ads—to say nothing of his Tonight Show appearances—made him a pop-culture icon, stops by The NeverHood to talk with host Ethan Tudor W about his current work for Hurricane Housing Relief.

laura-lippmanLaura Lippman: The New York Times bestselling author sits down with Book Club Girl to chat about her new novel, The Girl in the Green Raincoat, which tells the story of a pregnant private detective in her third trimester who must investigate a missing person—without ever leaving her bedroom.

patrick-fabianPatick Fabian: The Last Exorcism hunk, who has a recurring part on HBO’s Big Love, sits down with Movie Addict Headquarters host Betty Jo Tucker to chat about his starring role opposite Melissa Peterman and Ed Asner on CMT’s new scripted comedy series Working Class.

drew-seeleyDrew Seeley: The Canadian star of Glory Daze—which follows a group of college freshmen who pledge an Animal House-like frat during the ‘80s—drops back in on The VRO host Amy McCracken to chat about the TBS sitcom, and his pop-music career.

‘iCarly’ Star Jerry Trainor, ‘Harry Potter’ Star Miranda Richardson, The Brothers Johnson and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

jerry-trainorJerry Trainor: The actor who plays Spencer Shay on iCarly—and whose character squares off against guest star Jack Black on tonight’s episode of the hit Nickelodeon series, titled iStart A Fan War—joins Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum live from the Manhattan campus of New York University.

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Miranda Richardson: The Harry Potter star, whose new flick, Made in Dagenham, tells the true story of a 1968 Ford Motor Co. assembly plant strike, recalls her first ride. “It was a Saab ’95, which was the little chubby sort of spy car,” she tells Milling About host Robin Milling. “It was a filthy sandy yellow, but I absolutely adored it!”

jimmy-pardoJimmy Pardo: The official opener for Conan O’Brien’s late-night show pays his boss a dubious complement. When asked if his new TBS gig is easy, Jimmy tells Somewhere in Vegas host Marq with a Q, “I’m probably going to lose a job by saying this, but it does help to get them warmed up.”

the-brothers-johnsonThe Brothers Johnson: The Grammy-winning R&B duo, who charted in the ‘70s with tunes like Strawberry Letter #23 and I’ll Be Good to You, sit down with WDKK Radio host Darryl Williams to discuss collaborating with artists like Billy Preston, Quincy Jones and Bobby Womack.

peter-biddlePeter Biddle: Intel’s general manager, who leads the semiconductor giant’s AppUp Products and Services Group, kicks off the maiden edition of Atom Mashing Radio with a visit from Gaikai.com’s David Perry, who’ll update us on the hottest gaming news.

susan-bakerSusan G. Baker: The wife of former U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker stops by to chat with Best Ever You hosts Elizabeth Hamilton and Katie Eastman about Passing it On, her new memoir about using her faith to emerge stronger, happier—and still married

Daily Highlights: Tuesday; September 21, 2010

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All Girl Talk Radio whoops it up with Terri J. Vaughn, who first captured our hearts as Lovita Alizay Jenkins Robinson on The Steve Harvey Show. The wife of former Chicago Bear Karon Riley will chat about her role on Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns.

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Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman sits down with Rob Morrow, who starred in Robert Redford’s 1994 flick Quiz Show, and Maura Tierney, who starred in E.R., to chat about their roles on ABC’s intriguing new legal drama, The Whole Truth, which debuts tomorrow at 10pm ET.
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Icon Fetch’s Tony Peter rocks out with Chris Difford, half of the Squeeze team who—with Glenn Tilbrook—penned pop classics like Black Coffee in Bed and Cool for Cats. Glenn will chat about the band’s new album, Spot the Difference, which painstakingly recreates its greatest hits.
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AACONS’ Marie Stroughter goes one-on-one with David Nunes, who was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as California State Director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development section, before being elected to U.S. Congress in 2003.
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Chopra Center Radio debuts with “Emotional Healing,” an hour-long special hosted by Dr. David Simon, the center’s co-founder, and davidji, its lead educator. If you’re stressed and afraid to move forward in life, their tips and wisdom will soon have you on the path to recovery.
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Women on the Move host Leslie Harris gives it up for Demetria McKinney, who began her screen career in Tyler Perry’s 2004 video release Meet the Browns, before going on to star as Janine Payne in his hit TBS sitcom House of Payne.


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Weekly Best: September 13, 2010

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Fightin’ Words Radio host Bobby Carroll gives it up for Neil Turbin, the original lead singer for Anthrax. The rocker, who founded his latest band, Death Riders, in 2003, will fill us in on the Sept. 21 Metal Revolution for Iran benefit in L.A., where he’ll be headlining.
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Film Festival Radio’s Janice Malone got busy with former Hootie & the Blowfish frontman—and rabid gridiron fan—Darius Rucker, who filled us in on his new End Zone Obsession Football Challenge, a weekly, 17-round interactive game presented by Athlon Sports.
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When Random Talk Radio cut loose with the Conan O’Brien Band, guitarist Jimmy Vivino dished about which members will join Conan’s team on the new TBS show. “Johnnie Johnson kind of knew he had to get Doña Oxford,” he said. “There’s a lot to it—and Johhnie’s never leaving us.”
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America’s Next Top Model winner Whitney Thompson and BTR’s own Chenese Lewis—who last month raised eyebrows by posing nude together—used their star power for another good cause: The NOH8 campaign, which supports same-sex marriage.
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Molly Ringwald is ratcheting up her writing chops. The ‘80s screen idol reveals what the follow-up to her 2010 memoir, Getting the Pretty Back, will be. “I’m working on my second book, but it’ll be fiction,” she told host Robin Milling. “I’m looking forward to writing about characters.”
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Josh Duhamel agreed to pose in his BVDs for the Life as We Know It poster—his new flick with Katherine Heigl—only if Warner Bros. agreed to fix his bad gam in post: “I was like, ‘OK dude, I’ll do the underwear. But please make my right calf look a little bit bigger!’”

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