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Former Congressman Curt Weldon and ‘True Blood’ Star Ryan Kwanten Interviewed on BlogTalkRadio Nov. 3, 2010

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Curt Weldon, the former U.S. congressman from Pennsylvania, who also served as vice-chair of the House Homeland Security Committee, joins EMPact Radio host Dr. Peter Vincent Pry for a recap of the midterm elections—and strategies for further GOP wins in 2012.

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True Blood hunk Ryan Kwanten chats about his new big-screen role in Red Hill, opening Friday. But he also shares his feelings about playing Charles Manson in a new biopic. “He’s a lot smaller than me,” Ryan tells Robin Milling of the infamous mass murderer.  “He was only 5-foot-2 or 5-foot-3, so it’ll be the beauty of film making.”
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Corey Almeida, the avid sports fan stops by to talk up Pickureka, his new series on The Hub that’s based on Hasbro’s board game of the same name. Cory will also share his thoughts on the San Francisco Giants’ World Series win, and on which NFL teams he hopes to see in Super Bowl XLV on Go For It.
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Brandon Rhyder, the Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter drops in to chat about his new CD, Head Above Water, which features the tracks Cowboy Work and Fingers to the Bone. Twisted South Radio host Zeke Loftin also welcomes Canned Heat drummer Fito de la Parra.

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Basil McRae, the former NHL left wing, who played for the Maple Leafs and Blackhawks—and appeared in The Mighty Ducks—looks back on his career with The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. Basil also chats about his current work scouting for the Blues and co-owning the London Knights.
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David Hamiln the senior producer of Great Migrations chats about the National Geographic Channel series narrated by Alec Baldwin, which debuts Nov. 7.   David reveals to Tomorrow Will Be Televised’s Simon Applebaum why the project took 3 years to complete.

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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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Programming Highlights; July 21, 2010

cara-zavaleta-1Sin City Sessions host Marq with a Q gets up close and personal with Cara Zavaleta, whose role on MTV’s Road Rules led to her becoming a Playboy Playmate—which in turn helped her land a starring role on the HDNet travel show Get Out! (On demand.)
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At 8 PM The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. get busy with Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antwaan Randle El, who’ll weigh in on his team’s suspension of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, which sprang from sexual-assault charges against him by a 20-year-old college student.


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At 8 PM We All Be News welcomes investigative reporter Jerry Mitchell, whose work helping reopen Civil Rights Era cold cases was portrayed in the 1996 film—about the murder of Medgar EversGhosts of Mississippi. Jerry will discuss Willie McGee and other cases that merit “thawing out.”
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At 4 PM Bish Talk Radio host Bre Sylvia kicks it with Vaughn “Mr. Everything” Anthony, whose older brother is R&B superstar John Legend. A budding R&B, funk and soul force in his own right, Vaughn will sample his latest tracks, including She Loves Me Not and In Your Shoes.
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At 2 PM Gab with the Gurus Connie Bennett continues her Gratitude Week series, which focuses on optimism, love and empowerment, by sitting down with Rightsizing Your Life author Ciji Ware—who has been keeping her own “Gratitude List” for 2679 days.
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At 6 PM Chris and Company’s Chris Bennett hangs with Cleveland native Antoinne McKinney, founder of Young A.D.U.L.T.S. (Adolescents Do Understand Life, Truth and Sex), which helps people ages 13 to 25 get on the road to adulthood by providing support, scholarships and other resources.
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At 7 PM E2 Radio welcomes Mark Egan, CIO of virtualization leader VMware, and Fredric Paul, editor-in-chief of EnterpriseEfficiency.com, for a discussion on how virtualization can add value to enterprise IT in the data center, on the server, and on the desktop.
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At 11:30 AM Around the Water Cooler host Jonathan Hall talks with Cynthia Nelson, the Chief Operating Officer of Todobebe, a global media company that’s launching Más Con Menos, which is devoted to helping Hispanic moms get more out of life with less time, money and energy.

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Programming Highlights: July 14, 2010

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At 1 PM (EST) Doc Heather rolls out the red carpet for Heather Mills, who has taken vegan to a whole new level with VBites. An extension of her veggie café in the U.K., VBites is a food line offering delicious, healthy and environmentally-friendly alternatives to meat, fish and dairy products.

don-yaegerAt noon Train with Shane host Deborah Shane welcomes Sports Illustrated Associate Editor Don Yaeger, author of the best-selling book, Greatness: What Makes the Great Ones Great. Don will chat about his journalism career and busy lecture-circuit schedule.

joanne-roseAt 1 PM The Jazzy Vegetarian whoops it up with actor-producer Joanne Rose, who created Vegan 101. Originally launched on Will Ferrell’s FunnyorDie.com, the web series takes a comedic look at the vegan lifestyle and features such topics as vegan speed dating and vegan gossip.

tomatoes-in-the-trenchesAlso at 1 PM Tomatoes in the Trenches hosts Cheryl Benton, Debbie Zipp, Claire Callaway, Jan Bina and Judith Drake celebrate their one-year anniversary on BlogTalkRadio. (Way to go, gals!) Click now to find out how to win movie tickets, DVDs, Starbucks gift certificates and other prizes.

bo-diddleyAt 2 PM Mr. Media flashes back to 1985, when he went one-on-one with the late rock icon Bo Diddley—who said, “I’m the dude that Elvis Presley copied,” and griped about being cheated out of record royalties: “To know that something like this can happen in America is really sickening.”

michelle-bachmannAt 4:30 PM AACONS host Marie Stroughter sits down with Rep. Michelle Bachmann, the first Republican woman to represent Minnesota in Congress. The former federal tax-litigation attorney will discuss her efforts on the tax-relief and energy-exploration fronts.

todd-ewanAt 8 PM The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. kick it with former NHL tough guy Todd Ewen, who played for the St. Louis Blues, Montreal Canadiens and Anaheim Mighty Ducks. Todd will chat about his distinguished career—and not-so-distinguished on-ice rumble with opponent Bob Probert.

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Daily Highlights; June 16, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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Today’s Programming Highlights:

niapeeplesAt 1 PM Garden of the Soul host Lynn Serafinn kicks it with Nia Peeples, who played Nicole Chapman on Fame and scored a No. 1 hit with the 1988 dance tune Trouble. The multi-talented diva will fill us in on her teleseminar series, Elements of Life.

rodney-perryAt 5 PM Host Sharon Nelson hangs with Rodney Perry, formerly of BlogTalkRadio’s Rodney Perry Live and now co-host of BET’s The Mo’Nique Show. Rodney will fill us in on his big-screen projects, including the Cedric the Entertainter comedy Chicago Pulaski Jones

mike-vrabelAt 8 PM The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. kick it with Mike Vrabel, offensive linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs. Mike, who spent eight seasons with the New England Patriots, was the first player ever to have two touchdown passes and a sack in the same game.

aldis-hodgeAt 9 PM The VRO’s Amy McCracken gets up close and personal with Aldis Hodge, who stars opposite Timothy Hutton on the TNT crime drama Leverage, and previously appeared in such shows as Private Practice, Castle and Friday Night Lights.

roger-nygardAt 9 PM Tomatoes in Trenches host Cheryl Benton chats with Roger Nygard, whose new documentary, The Nature of Existence, finds him venturing to the source of each of the world’s philosophies, religions and belief systems—via scholars, holy men, scientists, artists and pizza chefs.

lea-thompsonAt 10 PM The Movie Geeks continue their Summer of 1985 series with Caroline in the City star Lea Thompson, who played Lorraine Baines opposite Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future. Plus, the Oscar-winning sci-fi flick’s writer-producer, Bob Gale.

molly-burnett-1At 10PM Just 24 hours after her first appearance on BlogTalkRadio, Molly Burnett—who plays Melanie Kiraikis on NBC’s Days of Our Lives—drops back in on Jasam Radio host Deborah Huey to take your calls. (Be sure to ask her if she’s actually gone on that date with Jesus yet.)

rob-benedictAt 10 PM Hosts Annie and Burl Gregory whoop it up with Rob Benedict, who played Chuck the Prophet on the CW series Supernatural. The actor will chat about his second career, as frontman for the band Louden Swain, whose new CD is titled A Brand New Hurt.

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imagesP.S. Don’t forget to take a moment to tell Oprah, “We want Chenese!”

Programming Highlights; May 26, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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kathykinney-scroller4 At 10 AM Mr. Media laughs it up with Kathy Kinney—whom America loved to hate as Mimi Bobeck on The Drew Carey Show. Kathy will bloviate about her new book, Queen of Your Own Life: The Grown-Up Woman’s Guide To Claiming Happiness and Getting the Life You Deserve.

 

johnbolton-scrollerAt 11 AM AACONS host Marie Stroughter welcomes John Bolton, who, under President George W. Bush, served as Ambassador to the United Nations. The Fox News commentator will chat about his new book, How Barack Obama is Endangering our National Sovereignty. Continue reading

Programming Highlights; May 5, 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.

rebeccawells-scrollerAt 7 PM Book Club Girl welcomes Rebecca Wells, author of the mega-selling novels Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood and Ya Yas in Bloom. The beloved scribe will chat about her newest work in paperback, The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder.

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Tonight at 8 PM Host Sandra Wilson kicks it with Christopher Dupree, aka Wordspit. Last year, the NYC rapper was picked from a pack of unknowns to star in a McDonald’s commercial that has aired nationwide. “You know the deal. Create your own meal. At a buck it’s a steal,” he rhymed.

donAlso at 8 PM Calling All Angels calls on the healing powers of don Miguel Ruiz, whose 1997 book The Four Agreements was lauded by Oprah and has sold four million copies. Now comes the sequel, The Fifth Agreement, which delivers us to the next level of awareness. Continue reading