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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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BlogTalkRadio’s Janet Powers Prompts Debate Among ‘The View’ Hosts About Helen Reddy-Madonna Feud

If you’re not yet convinced that BlogTalkRadio is where the conversation begins for millions of folks across the globe each day, keep reading.

Yesterday morning, Janet Powers, host of our Diva Toolbox Radio, aired an interview with ‘70s pop icon Helen Reddy, in which the I Am Woman singer recounted her underwear woes, while ripping into Madonna.

Simultaneously, the New York Post carried excerpts from the chat in its Page Six column, which in turn prompted the hosts of ABC’s The View to weigh in on the debate.

"The whole climate has changed—the idea that if you're NOT givin' it up, something's wrong with you," said Nicolle (center). "Where it used to be that if you WERE givin' it up, something was wrong with you."

"The whole climate has changed—the idea that if you're NOT givin' it up, something's wrong with you," said Yvette (center). "Where it used to be that if you WERE givin' it up, something was wrong with you."

“Helen Reddy, you remember Helen Reddy—I am woman, hear me roar!—she said recently she went bra-shopping and only found slutty bras,” said co-host Whoopi Goldberg (above left).

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Programming Highlights; June 25, 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:

 

jennifer-belleAt 10 AM Comedy Concepts host Nancy Lombardo whoops it up with Jennifer Belle, author of the new best-sellering novel The Seven Year Bitch, which Publishers Weekly calls a “hilariously ridiculous paean to love, marriage, and a baby carriage.”

 

jason-ritterAt noon On Milling About Jason Ritter, who plays Mark Cyr on Parenthood, chats about his role in a second NBC series, The Event. “We all got these little character dossiers where we found out the history of our character but we weren’t allowed to share it with anyone,” he tells us. “It was very 007.”

 

e2radio-4At 3 PM E2 Radio sits down with Rick Arthur, VP and CIO of the $4 billion power utility and generation company Allegheny Energy Inc., who’ll share insights on managing IT in a outsourced environment using multi-supplier integrated delivery methodology.

 

thewoweffect-5Also at 3 PM In this week’s edition of The wOw Effect host Julia Reed asks, Who Are You to Tell Me What to Do? Guests include social researcher Wednesday Martin, author of Stepmonster, which examines the tensions that arise between women and their stepchildren.

 

randall-wallace At 8 PM 123 Film!’s Sam Heer hangs with filmmaker Randall Wallace, who made his bones writing 1995’s Braveheart before going on to direct We Were Soldiers and the upcoming Secretariat. Randall will chat about his latest effort, adapting Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged

 

michael-jackson-5At 10 PM It’s been a year since Michael Jackson passed. To help put that event in perspective—and allow fans the world over to share their feelings about his legacy—BlogTalkRadio presents a live two-hour special hosted by Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman. The show gets under way at 10 pm ET.

 

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wowOwow Talk Bows on BlogTalkRadio

Just when we thought BlogTalkRadio couldn’t get any more star- studded, along comes wowOwow Talk, the new companion radio network to wowOwow.

Created, run and written by such media and showbiz powerhouses as Lesley Stahl, Liz Smith, Whoopi Goldberg, Candice Bergen, Lily Tomlin, Marlo Thomas, Peggy Noonan, Cynthia McFadden, Judith Martin and Joni Evans, this always witty, perpetually compelling website is a favorite among well-educated boomer women the world over.

Superstar lineup:

Superstar lineup: (clockwise from top left) Whoopi, Candice, Lily, Liz, Marlo and Leslie.

“It means a lot to us that Continue reading