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Programming Highlights; July 4, 2010

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

 

kashifAt 3 PM Black Teen Empowerment Radio’s Scotty Reid gives it up for Gammy-nominated producer Kashif, who lived in 8 foster homes before turning 15—and who’s now teamed with the California Department of Children & Family Services to give foster kids a music education.

 

maggie-pounceyAt 4 PM WordSmitten host Kate Sullivan chats with author Maggie Pouncey about her debut novel, The Perfect Reader, in which she creates dense, witty language to reveal a character who discovers her father’s life is multi-pronged.

 

stephan-lillAt 6 PM Heavy Metal Mayhem rocks out with guitarist Stephan Lill of the German metal band Vanden Plas—whose members have all performed in musicals ranging from Jesus Christ Superstar to Evita. Stephen will sample the band’s new CD, The Sheparic Clockwork.

 

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Programming Highlights; April 18, 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:

 

andrew-treesAt 4 PM WordSmitten’s Kate Sullivan chats with author Andrew Trees—whose Academy X The Washington Post hailed as “Smart, on-target and very funny.”—about his new novel, Club Rules, which follows the gilded yet shallow lives of country-club setters Preston and Anne Winthrop.

 

 

 

dee-marshallAt 6 PM Denise “The Motivation Mama” Hart kicks it with celebrity life coach Dee Marshall of TVOne’s Makeover Manor and CEO of Raise The Bar, a minority-owned consulting practice serving small to mid-size businesses.

 

 

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Blurb! Book of the Week: Rick Robinson’s ‘Sniper Bid’

Disclosure No. 1: We’re humongous fans of Robert B. Parker, the Boston-based of author so many brilliant Spenser novels—which more than do justice to the memories of noir masters Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler.

That said, you can imagine how thrilled we were that this week’s Blurb! Book of the Week honors go to Rick Robinson, whose Sniper Bid sounds like it’ll be right up our alley.

CAPTION: Rick: Rocks Fiction Week with nail-biting Beltway tale.

Rick: Rocks Fiction Week with nail-biting Beltway tale.

The 224-page novel, which was a 2009 Indie Book Award Finalist, tells the story of freshman Congressman Richard Thompson, “who is enjoying his new life on Capitol Hill when the death of a colleague thrusts him into the national spotlight on a major issue: performance-enhancing drugs in professional sports.

“As he presses Congress for new standards on the abuse of steroids, someone wants him quieted. The only question is, who?”

An attorney living in Ft. Mitchell, Ky., Rick served a stint on Capitol Hill, as legislative director and chief counsel to then-Congressman Jim Bunning (R) of the Bluegrass State. He also ran for U.S. Congress Continue reading