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Billy Bob Thornton Has Harsh Words for British Petroleum: ‘Those Sons-a-B—— Need to Pay’

Billy Bob Thornton isn’t known for putting things delicately, particularly when it comes to anything that threatens his beloved South.

Interviewed on Twisted South Radio, the Mr. Woodcock star—who snagged an Oscar for penning 1996’s Sling Blade—goes off fully cocked on British Petroleum for spilling untold millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.

 CAPTION: "Somebody has GOT to figure out something," Billy Bob (above) tells us of cleaning up the BP spill.

"Somebody has GOT to figure out something," Billy Bob (above) tells us of cleaning up epic mess made by BP.

“It’s pretty f—– up. And I’ll tell you what, that’s one of our greatest treasures, the Gulf Coast,” the Hot Springs, Ark., native tells host Michael Buffalo Smith.

“Having spent my life—a lot of it—down around there, it’s just real sad to me. I don’t know what the answer is.

“But I think it’s a lot worse than people are letting on. It could be catastrophic in the end.

“When you look at all the people who are out of work now because of it, it’s just unbelievable.

“But I’ll tell you what: Those sons-a-b—— need to Continue reading

Programming Highlights; July 7, 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:


andrea-linAt 1 PM Tomatoes in Trenches’ Cheryl Benton asks, Are you bored with your workout routine? Then Andrea Lin—a choreographer who’s worked with A-listers like Madonna and Mariah Carey—can help. The lithe Taiwanese beauty will chat about the latest release in her Dance A Go-Go series.


allanah-mylesAt 2 PM Namaste Radio rolls out the red carpet for Alannah Myles, the Canadian songbird who snagged a Grammy for 1990’s Black Velvet. The stunning diva will chat about her new album, which offers a new take on that smash hit single.


bill-cosbyAt 7:30 PM Meet America’s newest social-media guru—Bill Cosby on his new Blog Talk Radio show! Join the comic icon for a two-hour special as he unveils his new iPhone app, chats about his hilarious webcast series, OBKB, and offers his trademark take on Twitter, BlogTalkRadio and every platform in between.


billy-bob-thorntonAt 9 PM Twisted South Radio hosts Zeke Loftin and Michael Buffalo Smith mosey up to Billy Bob Thornton and his band, The Boxmasters, whose third CD, Modbilly, features such tracks as The Lord Knows I’m Drinkin’ and That’s Why Tammy Has My Car.


stephen-martinesAlso at 9 PM The VRO’s Amy McCracken and her coven of co-hosts swoon over Stephen Martines, who made his name on The Guiding Light and General Hospital, and now plays super-bad vamp Frederick on the CW’s Vampire Diaries. The hottie will chat about his upcoming big-screen projects.


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Mr. Media Is Hitting His Stride, Writes Maddux Business Report

Hardly a week goes by when BlogTalkRadio’s own Bob Andelman isn’t recognized for his terrific on-air work.

This week, the Mr. Media host has his name splashed in the pages of the Maddux Business Report, a (what else?) business magazine in his home state of Florida.

“Andelman’s interview subjects are a diverse bunch, from actors Billy Bob Thornton and Kirk Douglas to the editor of Smithsonian magazine,” writes the pub.

To hear those and other newsmaker interviews, click here.

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