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Kirk Cameron, Tyler Perry, and Facebook Creator Mark Zuckerberg Interviewed on BlogTalkRadio

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Kirk Cameron, the Growing Pains star (and hubby of hottie Chelsea Noble) tells us why he’s so passionate about helping couples “fireproof” their marriages. Plus: Ask Mom RN’s Tamara Walker talks with Dr. Gary Chapman about his new book, Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married.
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Tyler Perry, the writer-director-producer, whose films have grossed $400+ million worldwide—making him the sixth highest-paid man in Hollywood—drops in to talk with Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon about his new flick For Colored Girls, starring Janet Jackson and Whoopi Goldberg.
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Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder reveals his world view of the site. “There should be programmatic interfaces to access anything that a human can,” Mark tells Robert Scoble via Cinch, BlogTalkRadio’s sister platform. “Eventually I think we’ll get there, but probably not for a while.”
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Treach, Vin Rock and DJ Kay Gee, who scored 2 No. 1 albums during the ‘90s, stop in to rave about thier new mixtape, Garden State Greats. The Grammy-winning hip-hoppers also chat with NeXplicableP host Princess L about their current tour, and where you can catch them.
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Chris Traverez, The Big Momma’s House 2 actor stops into Teen Diaries Radio to talk about his role as Lance in the Disney Channel movie Avalon High, starring Brittany Robertson, which premieres Nov. 12. Chris Tavarez will also fill us in on what he’s looking for in a special lady on TDRadio.
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Mayes Rubero, The Hollywood costume designer, who has outfitted the cast of such flicks as Total Recall, Born on the Fourth of July and Avatar, drops in on 123 Film!’s Sam Heer to chat her upcoming Pixar feature John Carter of Mars, starring Willem Dafoe.
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Rebecca Marshall, the star of Saw 3D stops in to chat about the hit silver-screen series—and how this final chapter may still leave you wanting more. Rebecca also regales Somewhere in Vegas host Marq with a Q with a look back at her big-screen debut, in 2004’s Knuckle Sandwich.

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Isabel Wilkerson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author—who was also the first-ever African American woman to be honored in the journalism category—drops in to chat with host Joy Keys about her new book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration.
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Tyler Perry: Whoopi Goldberg Got Me Thinking about ‘Colored Girls’

What Whoopi Goldberg wants, Whoopi Goldberg gets, including Tyler Perry—after an epic wait, that is.

Interviewed on Keeping it Reel, Tyler discusses how he finally came to write, produce and direct a big-screen version of Ntozake Shange‘s iconic 1975 stage play, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf.

CAPTION: "I'm greatful to God every day," Tyler (above) tells us of his loyal audience.

"I'm grateful to God every day," Tyler (above) tells us of his passionate, loyal audience.

“It haunted me. It kept coming to me. About five, six years ago, somebody at William Morris asked me if I was interested in doing it, I said no,” the Hollywood powerhouse—whose films to date have grossed more than $400 million worldwide—tells host Tim Gordon.

“Then Whoopi Goldberg called me about four years ago and asked me if I wanted to do it on Broadway, and I said no. And I’m still not payin’ attention. They’re sayin’ For Colored Girls, and I didn’t know anything about it.

“And then somebody else called—these are all random people over a course of five or six years—so I finally said, Continue reading

Tyler Perry Interviewed on BlogTalkRadio, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Interviewed on Cinch: Nov. 4, 2010

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Tyler Perry, the writer-director-producer—whose films have grossed $400+ million worldwide, making him the sixth highest-paid man in Hollywood—drops in to talk with Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon about his new flick For Colored Girls, starring Janet Jackson and Whoopi Goldberg.
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Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder reveals his world view of the site. “There should be programmatic interfaces to access anything that a human can,” Mark tells Robert Scoble via Cinch, BlogTalkRadio’s sister platform. “Eventually I think we’ll get there, but probably not for a while.”
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Naughty by Nature, Treach, Vin Rock and DJ Kay Gee, who scored 2 No. 1 albums during the ‘90s, stop in to rave about thier new mixtape, Garden State Greats. The Grammy-winning hip-hoppers also chat with NeXplicableP host Princess L about their upcoming tour dates.

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Rob Parker, the ESPNNewYork.com columnist, who also appears regularly on ESPN’s morning show First Take, drops by The War Room to weigh in on the Giants’ World Series win, LeBron James’ Miami Heat debut, and the NFL’s helmet-to-helmet hits issue.

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Chris Tavarez, the Big Momma’s House 2 actor stops into Teen Diaries Radio to talk about his role as Lance in the Disney Channel movie Avalon High, starring Brittany Robertson, which premieres Nov. 12. Chris Tavarez will also fill us in on what he’s looking for in a special lady.
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Plastic surgeon Arthur Perry is back by popular demand with Paula Begoun and her Cosmetics Cop team, this time to enumerate the best cosmetic procedures for your budget. Call in with your questions during the broadcast to receive free Paula’s Choice products.

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Weekly Best: September 20, 2010

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Faith Evans could be sentenced to 6 months in the slammer if convicted on two counts of DUI. But the Grammy-winning widow of Notorious B.I.G. isn’t worried. “I’m not sure what the outcome is gonna be,” she told host Mutha. “But it can’t be anything too serious.”
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In a comical case of art imitating reality, Parvesh Cheena, star of NBC’s Outsourced—which has drawn fire for promoting South Asian stereotypes —survived a telemarketing  job by lying. “I would often bend the truth about what we were selling,” he told host Janice Malone.
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Marlo Thomas, whose new memoir, Growing Up Laughing, hits the shelves Sept. 28, reflected on her (subconscious) reasons for tying the knot with Phil Donahue 30 years ago. “I didn’t realize until after I married him that he is my father,” the still-sexy-at- 72 icon told host Robin Milling.
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Harlem Globetrotters legend Meadowlark Lemon —whose new book is titled Trust Your Next Shot —recalled being inspired by the team at age 11. “When I got home, I realized I had no place to play, so I made my own basket out of a coat hanger and an old onion sack for my net.” he told Conservative Moms.
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All Girl Talk Radio whooped 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 talked up her role on Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns.
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Host Timothy Hodge gets busy with budding pop stars Savannah and Amanda Burhoe, aka Savvy & Mandy. The delightful Radio Disney duo, whose debut single, Waiting for Heartbreak, was featured on MTV’s Newport Harbor, will sample their latest track, Words.

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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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Programming Highlights; June 9, 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:

 

joan-rivers2 At 1 PM Joan Rivers—whose new flick, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, opens Friday—has seen everything during her 50 years in showbiz. “One time a heckler started heckling and projectile-vomited all over the stage,” she tells host Robin Milling. “Once a guy died while I was onstage in Vegas.”

 

michael-korytaAt 1 PM Little Brown welcomes L.A. Times Book Prize winner Michael Koryta for a discussion of his new novel, So Cold the River—which fellow scribe Michael Connelly has said “is guaranteed to put the cold finger down your spine.”

 

michael-welch-2At 4:30 Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone scares up an interview with Michael Welch, who plays Bella Swan’s human suitor, Mike Newton, in the smash- hit Twilight series. Michael will chat about his role in the latest installment, Eclipse, opening June 30.

 

terri-j-vaughn-1 At 8 PM Women on the Move’s Leslie Harris mixes 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 in Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns.

 

mark-pellegrino1 At 10 PM Lost Causes host Jamie Ruby gets up close and personal with Mark Pellegrino, who played Jacob on ABC’s recently-wrapped Lost. The mega-hunk will fill us in on his starring role opposite Friday Night Lights’ Alicia Witt in the upcoming big-screen flick, Joint Body.

 

manu-intiraymi-1At 11 PM The Sphere beams in Manu Intiraymi, who played Icheb on Star Trek: Voyager—and says of his future dramatic aspirations, “I desperately want Stephen King to let me audition for The Dark Tower series when it gets produced.” The actor will chat about his new charitable effort.

 

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Programming Highlights; April 9, 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:
eric-overmeyerAt 3 PM Eric Overmyer, co-executive producer of Treme, stops by Tomorrow Will Be Televised to preview the critically-acclaimed series about jazz musicians in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, which debuts April 11 on HBO.

sadat-xAt 4 PM Iconic rapper Sadat X from the hip-hop group Brand Nubian chills with Get Up Show host Chris LaMonica while previewing his new album, Wild Cowboys II—and letting his thoughts on the N.Y. Knicks rip. Continue reading