Category Archives: The Daily Mix

It’s a Star-Studded Edition of ‘The Mix’

Smear on that sun-block and slap on those shades and because tonight on The Daily Mix, the stars are comin’ out in spades.

And if you’re lucky enough to snag a seat for this cavalcade of A-listers, here’s a sampling of what you’ll learn:

CAPTION: "She was one of the most well-proportioned women I've ever seen," Tony tells us of Marilyn (above).

"She was one of the most well-proportioned women I've ever seen," Tony tells us of one-time flame Marilyn (above).

—When—as Tony Curtis himself recounts—legendary costume designer Orry-Kelly told Marilyn Monroe, “You know, Tony Curtis has a better- looking a – – than yours,” how the iconic blonde bombshell responded.

—Why racing legend Janet Gutherie—the first woman to compete in the Indy 500— feels compelled to point out, “The fact that you don’t have broad shoulders and big muscles doesn’t matter.”

—Which Sopranos castmember tells us, “One day, I was standing there with Vinny Pastore and Michael Imperioli, and Continue reading

It’s an Epic Edition of ‘The Mix’

Whoever it was that said size doesn’t matter has yet to check out this week’s Daily Mix.

So until that time, we’ll continue to contend that bigger is better by far.

For on this epic edition of the show, which features more sound bites from our fabulous hosts than ever before, you will learn:

CAPTION: "There were rumors flying around with her and Ray-J and, you know, it is what it is," Cocktail (above) tells us of MTV star Tila Tequila.

"There were rumors flying around with her and Ray-J, but it is what it is," Cocktail (above) tells us of Tila Tequila.

—When Joanna “Cocktail” Hernandez is asked, “I’m hearing you got a beef with Tila Tequila. What’s the deal with that?” does the For the Love of Ray J star reply, “If she wants to speak crap about me on her website

or on radio interviews, that’s her cup of tea”—or are we just making that up?

—How come Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jane Smiley advises aspiring writers to “Go ahead and eavesdrop and go ahead and gossip and go ahead and observe people with your binoculars.”

—After telling us, “I had friends in town last night and we went to The Mirage and they had this bread pudding made out of Krispy Kreme donuts,” does Dance Your Ass Off winner Ruben, who shimmied off with the $100,000 grand prize in the Oxygen Channel’s weight-loss reality series, Continue reading

It’s an Eclectic Edition of ‘The Mix’

The Daily Mix is coming at you from all directions this week. That’s right: North, south, east, west, northeast, northwest, southeast, southwest, northsouth, southnorth, eastwest, westeast and so on.

You will learn, for instance:

—How come Wayne Brady, who’ll soon be hosting a new version of Let’s Make a Deal on CBS, tells us of he and a man named Jonathan, “At one point, we both dumped ourselves in water and stripped down to our underwear.”

CAPTION: "I know it'll never happen again—hopefully," Wayne (above) says of his transformation into a mermaid.

"I know it'll never happen again—hopefully," Wayne (above) says of his transformation into a mermaid.

—On what basis House- husbands of Hollywood castmember Charlie Mattera disputes a recent media report that Ryan O’Neal hit on his own daughter at Farrah Fawcett‘s funeral.

—When N.J. Governor Jon Corzine says, “It’s a major debilitator to the American economy,” what he’s talking about.

—In what context PETA spokeswoman Ashley Berne tells our Plus Model Radio host, Chenese Lewis, “A good example is the book Skinny Bitch.”

—When herpetologist Greg Granziani tells us, “I immediately laid down on my belly and grabbed the tail of this thing, expecting to get nailed,” that the hell he’s talking about. (Also: What the hell is a herpetologist?) Continue reading

It’s an All-American Edition of ‘The Mix’

Just because Memorial Day and The Fourth of July have passed – and Labor Day isn’t quite here yet – there’s no reason why we can’t bask in the glory of the greatest nation on earth.

That’s why we’re unfurling an all-American edition of The Daily Mix, on which, among other things, you’ll learn:

CAPTION: "I don't focus on him being the first black president," Marques (above) tells us. "I just think he's a great leader, and he's gonna do great things."

"I don't focus on Obama being the first black president," Marques (above) tells us. "I just think he's a great leader."

-What it is that R&B star Marques Houston shares with President Barack Obama.

-Which White House resident tells us, “Throughout our history, whenever we’ve sought to change this country for the better, whenever we’ve sought to promote justice, there have always been those who wanted to preserve the status quo” – and why.

-When 2004 presidential candidate Continue reading

It’s a Hard-Knocks Edition of ‘The Mix’

For most of us – the rich and famous included – life is often something short of a rose garden. Rather, it’s filled with hard knocks from the moment we enter the world until the moment we expire.

So this week, The Daily Mix has rolled a slew of hard-knocks tales into one big sob-fest. You’ll learn, for instance:

CAPTION: "Natale Portman has one like mine," Danica (above) tells us of her Bacon-Erdos rating.

"Natale Portman has one like mine," Danica (above) tells us of her poor Bacon-Erdos rating.

-Why The Wonder Years star Danica McKellar – despite having a Six-Degrees-of-Kevin-Bacon rating of 2 – only sports a rating of 4 in terms of her real hero, Hungarian mathematician Paul Erdos.

-Why real-estate mogul Barbara Corcoran believes Continue reading

It’s a Critical Edition of ‘The Mix’

The Daily Mix is holding nothing back in its efforts to make this world a better place by getting to the root of so many problematic people, places and things.

So this week, we’re he highlighting those guests who freely criticize where criticism is due. You’ll learn, for instance:

Judy

"I wanna go body-surfing with Justin Timberlake, damn it!" Judy (above) imagines the object of her derision proclaiming.

-Which onetime presidential candidate Judy Tenuta claims has just one true talent – which is Continue reading

It’s an Ironic Edition of ‘The Mix’

Here’s a novel theme for this week’s edition of the show that brings you the best moments from BlogTalkRadio’s unmatched mix of social-radio programming: Irony.

It was bound to happen, what with the sheer number of shows aired each week here on the world’s largest online radio network.

 CAPTION: "Any time they replace a word with a tamer word that's kind of like the idiom, but not really, I'm always offended," Lisa (above) tells us of her hindquarters controversy.

"Any time they replace a word with a tamer word that's kind of like the idiom, but not really, I'm always offended," Lisa (above) tells us of her hindquarters controversy.

So we’ve rounded up a few for your listening pleasure.  You’ll learn, for instance:

-How Lisa Ann Walter, creator of the Oxygen reality series Dance Your Ass Off, proposed to soften up that title for advertisers’ trepidatious ears.

-Why actor Mark Duplass – who’s 100 percent hetero – says, “I never really thought I could connect with the thought of having sex with one of my best friends.”

-Which celebrity offspring – who’s planning to change genders – Talk It Over host Lee Jay Berman is referring to when he says, “When I went to pick her up, she was playing football with all the boys.”

-Which now-vilified financial watchdog once told CNBC Business News reporter David Faber, “What are you gonna do, pass a law to outlaw greed?”

-Why Thomas Mikal Ford, who played Tommy Strawn on Martin, was pained by his character’s mysterious source of income.

-Why Amber Benson, who had a regular role on the hit TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, recently spent the day selling merchandise in the parking lot of a San Diego theater.

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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It’s a Have-and-Have-Not Edition of ‘The Mix’

Ernest Hemingway would no doubt be proud of this week’s nod to his 1937 novel To Have and Have Not.

Or maybe not.

The point is, by using such a cheap tactic, we’ve succeeded in grabbing your attention.

And now that we have it, here’s a sampling of what’s you’ll learn on tonight’s Have-and-Have-Not edition of The Mix:

CAPTION: "By the time I got done with her," Omarosa (above) tells us, "I had the laptops, the printers and ink for a year."

"By the time I got done with her," Omarosa (above) tells us of the uppity clerk, "I had the laptops, the printers and ink for a year."

-Why reality star Omarosa had a bitch of a time getting a clerk at an electronics store to redeem a valid coupon for 50 percent off a laptop.

-Why William Sanderson, who plays Sheriff Bud Dearborne on the hit HBO series True Blood, has an aversion to discussing the show’s stunts and special effects.

-Why Ralph Carter, who played impoverished Michael Evans on Good Times, didn’t need to get a call from TV mogul Norman Lear to know he’d landed the role on that groundbreaking ’70s sitcom.

-Why financier T. Boone Pickens - who’s worth an estimated $3 billion – wants to make July 8 an annual celebration of America’s independence from foreign oil.

-Why jazz-piano great Ellis Marsalis‘ kids - Wynton and Branford Marsalis among them – had virtually no interest in jazz as teenagers.

-Why Merlin star Anthony Head – who played Ruper Giles in the ’90s TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer – has no intention of bringing his character to the big screen unless original writer Joss Whedon is at the helm.

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.