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Programming Highlights; May 27, 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:

karen-black-scroller2At 4 PM Mr. Media cozies up to Karen Black, who has graced such flicks as Easy Rider and Five Easy Pieces. The two-time Golden Globe champ will chat about her role in the Edgemar Center for the Arts production of Just 45 Minutes from Broadway.

stacy-haiduk1-scroller2At 8 PM Buzzworthy Radio host NaVell Lee goes one on one with Stacy Haiduk—aka Lana Lang from the ‘80s series Superboy—who plays the dual roles of Patty Williams and Dr. Emily Peterson on The Young and the Restless.

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‘True Jackson’ Star Robbie Amell to Taylor Lautner: ‘You Little Rat!’

Taylor Lautner‘s big-screen big bro is none too pleased that the Twilight star has buffed up big-time.

Interviewed on WZAP Internet Radio, Robbie Amell—who now plays Keke Palmer‘s love interest on True Jackson, VP—recalls meeting up with Taylor recently, four years after they starred together as two of the four Murtaugh brothers in Cheaper by The Dozen 2.

CAPTION: "You could tell he was gonna be an action star," Robbie (left) tells us of Taylor (right) in 2005. "He could do flips and kicks and punches like you would not believe."

"You could tell he was gonna be an action star," Robbie (l) tells us of Taylor (r) in 2005. "He could do flips and kicks like you would not believe."

“I saw him recently at the Teen Vogue party. And I immediately walked up, and I was like, ‘OK, who’s stronger? Who’s bigger?'” Robbie tells host Zachary Sang.

“Because he always used to make fun of me for—I was a big musclehead when I was shooting Cheaper, because I Continue reading

It’s A Delirious Edition of ‘The Mix’

Can’t cope with the mounting pressures of a flat-lined economy?

Worried that the new presidential administration will thrust our nation deeper into debt – which already totals in the trillions?

Suspicious that this “recovery” the co-called financial experts have been chattering about is a proverbial bill of goods?

CAPTION: "My career's been kind of backwards," George (above) tells us. "When I turn 65, I'll start workin'."

"My career has been kind of backwards," George (above) tells us. "When I turn 65, then I'll start workin'."

Anxious that foreign nations are getting closer to making Uncle Sam their indentured servant?

Well, we can’t help you with those concerns.

But we did manage to grab your attention.

So while we still have it, be sure to tune into this week’s delirious edition of The Daily Mix, which, among other things, answers such all-important questions as:

-Why comedian  George Wallace says, “I went into McDonald’s the other day, I ordered a hamburger. You know what the idiot says? He says, ‘You want cheese on that?'”

-When Berlin lead singer Terri Nunn says, “It kind of looked like AstroTurf, which TV star’s toupee she’s talking about.

-Why John DiCrosta, aka the voice of the Pillsbury Doughboy, says, “Imagine walking down Main Street USA and you see a guy with Mickey Mouse ears on and in handcuffs.”

-When 16-year-old True Jackson, VP star Ashley Argota is asked about her love life, why she replies, “I’m a workaholic and a freak. Ha-ha-ha-ha!”

So don’t miss The Mix, hosted by everyone’s favorite pod jockey, Shaun Daily, tonight – and every Monday – at 9 p.m. ET!

To tune in, click here.

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‘True Jackson’ Star Matt Shively: I’d Get into a Car with Keke Palmer — but I’d Be Afraid

The State of California may have had enough confidence in Keke Palmer to grant her a learner’s permit, but don’t expect Matt Shively to be hopping into a ride with her any time soon.

Interviewed on WZAP Radio, Matt reveals his true feelings about his True Jackson, VP co-star, who plays the title role that hit Nick sitcom – and who won’t turn 16 until August.

CAPTION: “We would do anything for each other,” Matt says of Keke (left).

“We would do anything for each other,” Matt (right) says of Keke (left).

“We have carts – like golf carts – on the set. So when we need to go to the pro- duction office or anything, we take the cart over there,” Matt, 18, tells host Zachary Sang.

“And I remember I came to work one day and I went to drive it and it was broken. Like one of the wheels had – I can’t remember if it was popped, or the axel was twisted around – and I was like, ‘What happened with the cart?’

“And they’re like, ‘Oh, ah, Keke ran into a curb.’ And I was like, ‘OK.’

“So I think I would take a chance and I would get in a car with her. But I can’t say I wouldn’t be afraid the entire time.

“Until I have someone else from the cast who has taken a ride with her, I probably wouldn’t be the first one to venture into it.”

During the 40-minute interview, Matt also dishes about his weight concerns, his love life and whether he’d ever consider hooking up with Keke, who first made a name for herself on the big screen opposite Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne in 2006’s Akeelah and the Bee.

“I live on my own, so I don’t have my mom breathing down my neck telling me to eat right and all that stuff. So for the first three, four months of filming, I kind of was always at kraft service, always eating,” he says.

CAPTION: “I’m a little self-conscious going to the beach,” Matt (above) tells us of his recent plumping up. “It’s time to lay off the hamburgers and switch to salads.”

“I’m a little self-conscious going to the beach,” Matt says of plumping up. “It’s time to lay off the hamburgers and switch to salads.”

“When I got home, I didn’t have anything to do, so I’d go to McDonald’s or something. So I always ate. And I gained a good 20 pounds over the past seven and a half months.

“A year ago, I was at my perfect weight: 165 pounds,” Matt con- tinues. “Now I’m 180 pounds. I want to lose 15 pounds by the time we go back to Season 2.”

On the romance front, Matt reveals:

“I’m not in a relationship. I can’t say I wouldn’t want to be, be- cause now that I have three months off [for summer hiatus], being in a relationship would be great.

“But it’s really hard to find ‘the right person’ out here. Especially with the things that go on, it’s just really hard to find a good girl who wants to be in a relationship with you.”

And when Zach asks if Matt has considered getting busy with his co- star, he comes back with:

“I can’t jump on that train. [Keke’s] like a sister to me. She’s gorgeous.

“But with her and [co-star] Ashley [Argota], we literally are like a family.

“I’ll be the older brother, though. When she brings a guy to the set that she’s dating, I’ll definitely be the one who gets in his face.

“I’ll be like, ‘Hey! So I see you’re, ah, dating Keke, huh? You gonna treat her nice? You break her heart, I’ll break your neck.’”

To hear Matt’s full interview, click here.