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It’s Another All-Star Edition of ‘The Mix’

Yes, we know, virtually every edition of The Daily Mix is studded with stars (or at least up-and-coming stars) (or at least wannabe stars).

So why bill this particular edition as “all-star”?

The answer is simple.

So as soon as you figure it out, leave it in the comments below so the rest of us know.

CAPTION: "I have never had a conversation with the man in my life, in 25 years, off-camera," Charles Grodin (above) tells us of David Letterman.

"I have never had a conversation with the man in my life, in 25 years, off-camera," Charles (above) tells us of Dave.

In the meantime, be sure to tune in this evening to learn, among other things:

-Why Charles Grodin tells us that “My relationship with David Letterman only exists on-camera.”

-How Stephanie Powers‘ late love William Holden’s love of hunting, paradox- ically, led him to become a wildlife conservationist.

-What Joey Lawrence means by the enig- matic phrase, “So many times today, celebrity itself is fame.”

-Where is was, according to Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger – whose life story was made into the now-classic 1993 flick Rudy – that Garth Brooks began making his transition from zero to hero.

-Who it is that Zachary Sang tells Miley Cyrus‘ BFF Mandy Jiroux he wishes he “had an afro like.”

-Why Access Hollywood host Nancy O’Dell tell us, “So two stylists run in, each with a hair dryer, and they’re, like, blowing at my breasts.”

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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Backstage Security to Jim McGreevey: No Hannah Montana for You!

Did former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey try to bribe his way backstage at a Hannah Montana concert?

Yes, says WZAP Radio host Zachary Sang, who happened upon the disgraced pol at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., last year – and whose tale is recounted in the New York Post‘s Page Six gossip column today.

“I was at a Hannah Montana concert and he was trying to bribe the security guard to let him get [backstage],” the 15-year-old student at Wayne Valley High School in nearby Wayne, N.J. – tells Dr. Blogstein’s Radio Happy Hour host Dr. Blogstein on this week’s edition of the show.

“I am a Miley Cyrus fan! Jim (right) with Zach at the Hannah gig in 2008.

I am a Miley Cyrus fan! Jim (right) with Zach at the Hannah gig in 2008.

“They wouldn’t let him in, though – they didn’t,” continues Zach. “I carry my tape recorder with me everywhere I go where I think people are going to be around.  So when he was done talking to the security guard by the door, I kind of inched my way in, put my record- er in his face and started asking him questions.

“I asked him why he was at a Hannah Montana concert and he just said that his daughter was there somewhere. But I didn’t see his daughter around anywhere,” adds Zach, an aspiring journalist who documented the interview on tape and later wrote about it in his school newspaper.

Jim, whose 2006 memoir, The Confession, chronicles the rise and falls of his political career, resigned from office in 2004 after admitting he had “engaged in an adult consensual affair with another man.”

To hear more from Zach on McGreevey’s Hannah Montana snub, click here.

To read the Page Six item, click here.