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Nichelle Nichols of ‘Star Trek,’ Comedian Mark Curry, and Psychic Lisa Williams Today on BlogTalkRadio

nichelle-nicholsNichelle Nichols: The actress who played Lt. Uhura on the original Star Trek series—a role in which she made history as TV’s first-ever black female military officer—drops in on Think Like a Black Belt host Jim Bouchard to enlist support for Japan earthquake relief efforts, and fill us in on her one-woman show.

mark-curry5Mark Curry: The funnyman riffs on Kirstie Alley competing on ABC’s Dancing With the Stars. “Throw that big booty, girl!” he advises the Cheers star during his chat with Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone—before boasting that, “If I ever appear on the show, I would win it.”

lisa-williams6Lisa Williams: Joseph Tittel once again welcomes BTR’s favorite psychic, Lisa Williams, bestselling author of Life Among the Dead and star of the Lifetime show of the same name. Lisa will fill us in on her upcoming audio CD and her latest book, Survival of the Soul.

nico-tortorellaNico Tortorella: The actor who plays Razor on the ABC Family series Make It or Break It, and previousy appeared on The CW’s The Beautiful Life, stops by Artists on Demand to chat with host Lisa Becker about his role opposite Anna Paquin, Hayden Panettiere and Alison Brie in Scream 4.

john-flemingJohn Fleming: The US Congressman from Louisiana’s 4th district who, after earning his medical degree, practiced at the Naval Regional Medical Center at Camp Pendleton, sits down with Everyday RADIO to discuss repealing Obamacare, and the constitutionality of using force in Libya.

joe-hadenJoe Haden: The NFL cornerback, who played for the Florida Gators under coach Urban Meyer before being drafted by the Cleveland Browns in Round 1 of the 2010 draft, drops in on the Bottom Line Sports Show to chat with hosts Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy the about the upcoming gridiron season.

andrew-weisbulmAndrew Weisblum: The Hollywood editor who helped assemble such hits as School of Rock, The Wrestler and Chicago for the silver screen, sits down with 123 Film! host Sam Heer to discuss his work on Black Swan, for which star Natalie Portman snagged a Best Actress Oscar.

‘Scream 4’ Star Aimee Teegarden, Rep. Denny Rehberg and Author Douglas Waller Today on BlogTalkRadio

aimee-teegardenAimee Teegarden: The actress who plays Julie Taylor on Friday Night Lights—and began her TV career with a guest turn on CBS’ Cold Case—sits down with Artists on Demand host Lisa Becker to chat about her role opposite Anna Paquin, Hayden Panettiere and Alison Brie in Scream 4.

denny-rehbergDenny Rehberg
: The GOP congressman denounces federal scholarships as “the welfare of the 21st century.” “You can go to school, collect your Pell Grants, get food stamps,” he tells Everyday Radio host Aleksander Danilov. “We find ourselves subsidizing people that don’t have to graduate from college.”

doug-wallerDouglas Waller
: The veteran magazine correspondent, who has written for Time and Newsweek, sits down with Sins of Omission host Paulie Abeles to discuss his new book Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage.

donzaleigh-abernathyDonzaleigh Abernathy: The actress who has appeared in such acclaimed series as 24, House, MD and The Closer—as well as the Emmy-winning HBO flick Don King: Only in America—chats with Wealthy Sistas host Deborah Hardnett about her role in Benedict Dorsey’s 59 Seconds.

chris-chibnallChris Chibnall
: The Camelot writer and executive producer drops in on Tomorrow Will Be Televised to talk with host Simon Applebaum about Starz’ new historic drama series. Plus: WLS-TV general manager Emily Barr and Magid Advisors president Mike Vorhaus.

Author Cathy Maxwell, Charlie Sheen Intern Candidate Caitlyn DeForest and Champion Sprinter Wallace Spearmon Today on BlogTalkRadio

cathy-maxwell2Cathy Maxwell: The author of such titles as Bedding the Heiress and The Earl Claims His Wife sits down with fellow best-selling historical romance scribes Eileen Dreyer and Mary Jo Putney on a special edition of Grand Central Publishing celebrating their popular genre.

caitlyn-deforrest-sheen11Caitlyn DeForest: One of the finalists in Charlie Sheen’s nationwide search for a staffer to manage his social-media activities opens up about why she’s seeking work with Hollywood’s baddest boy. “A lot of people think it’s a joke,” she tells Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone. “But it’s a legitimage internship in LA!”

wallace-spearmonWallace Spearmon: The sprinter who snagged a gold medal in the 2007 World Championships, and twice won the USA Outdoor Nationals, stops by the Get Up Show to talk with host Chris LaMonica about healing from his 2009 injury, and about prepping for the 2012 Olympics in London.

debra-martin-chaseDebra Martin Chase: The Hollywood producer, who brought hits like The Princess Diaries and The Preacher’s Wife to the silver screen, drops in on Tomorrow Will Be Televised to talk with host Simon Applebaum about her new Disney Channel flick, Lemonade Mouth. Plus: National Association of Broadcasters exective vice president Chris Brown.

colette-baron-reidColette Baron-Reid: The psychic medium, whose best-selling books include Messages from the Spirit and Remembering the Future, sits down with VividLife Radio host Rose-Anne Kumpunen to talk about empowering people to live lives that are “awake and authentic.”

Harlem Globetrotter Curley Johnson, Philladelphia Eagle Jamar Chaney and First-Ever ‘For Dummies’ Author Dan Gookin Today on BlogTalkRadio

curley-johnsonCurley ‘Boo’ Johnson: The former Harlem Globetrotter, who played 18 seasons with the team—while earning the “World’s Greatest Dribbler” moniker—drops in on The Couch Potato Sports Show to chat with host Sonny Clark about the current hoops season, and today’s Trotter lineup.

jamar-chaney7Jamar Chaney: The Philadelphia Eagles’ middle linebacker drops in on the Get Up Show to talk with host Chris LaMonica about his rookie season with the team—as well as the chip on his shoulder about being a seventh-round NFL draft pick in 2010.

fordummises-drruth1Dr. Ruth: Marc Mikulich, VP of For Dummies Brand Management, chats about the origin of the world’s best-selling reference series, along with Dan Gookin, author of the very first For Dummies title, and Dr. Ruth Westheimer, whose Sex For Dummies took the series to a whole new level.

bill-phillips31Bill Phillips: The host of Transformation Radio here on BTR—who’s co-author of the best-selling book Body for Life—shows you how to change inside and out over the course of 18 progressive steps designed to help heal and renew your mind while you rebuild your body.

Gerald McRaney, Sarah Brokaw, Michael Landon Jr., and Fabien Cousteau Today on BlogTalkRadio

gerald-mcraneyGerald McRaney: The TV vet who plays Judge David Nicastro on USA’s Fairly Legal reflects on his 22-year marriage to Delta Burke. “We’re just still very much in love,” he tells Film Festival Radio’s Janice Malone. “We still look like we’re honeymooners, because we’re always holding hands and hugging each other.”

sarah-brokawSarah Brokaw: The therapist daughter of NBC News Special Correspondent Tom Brokaw sits down with host Janette Smith to discuss her new book, Fortytude: Making the Next Decades the Best Years of Your Life, which Vanity Fair has hailed as “wise and compassionate.”

michael-landonjrMichael Landon Jr.: The actor-director son of late TV legend Michael Landon talks with host Patricia Raskin about lensing the Hallmark Channel movie The Shunning, which premieres April 16 and tells the story of  a young Amish woman whose mom comes looking for her after giving her up for adoption 19 years earlier.

fabien-cousteauFabien Cousteau: Jacques Cousteau’s grandson docks chez Doc Heather to talk with host Heather Lounsbury about carrying on the family legacy through his Plant a Fish foundation, which aims to restore and protect bodies of water around the world, while educating kids on the importance of marine life.

eveEve: The Grammy-winning hip-hop honey who played Terri Jones in the Barbershop flicks—before going on to land her own sitcom and appear on the hit Fox series Glee—drops in on Conversations of a Spirited Actor to chat with host Tracey Moore about her upcoming projects.

thom-beersThom Beers: The executive producer of Deadliest Catch and Ice Road Truckers drops in on Tomorrow Will Be Televised to talk with host Simon Applebaum about his new Spike TV series, Coal. Plus: Make It or Break It executive producer Holly Sorensen.

Liz Taylor Remembered By Pal Joan Steiger, New Wave Icon Thomas Dolby and Genealogist Megan Smolenyak Today on BlogTalkRadio

elizabeth-tyalor6Elizabeth Taylor: 1932-2011: Rod Steiger’s widow Joan, who stood in for Liz Tayor on the set of Butterfield 8, and developed a lifelong friendship with the screen siren, joins Movie Addict Headquarters hosts Betty Jo Tucker and Jazz Shaw for a tribute to the 2-time Oscar winner, who passed away Wednesday in Los Angeles at age 79.

thomas-dolby7Thomas Dolby: The British new wave icon, whose 1982 single She Blinded Me with Science cracked the Top 10, sits down with Icon Fetch host Tony Peters to chat about his new EP, Ocenea, which is a preview of his full-length album, A Map of the Floating City, due to drop  the summer.

megan-smolenyakMegan Smolenyak: The genealogist known for tracing Barack Obama’s roots to Ireland, and discovering that Rev. Al Sharpton’s great-grandfather had been owned by relatives of Strom Thurmond, chats with GeneaBloggers host Thomas MacEntee about her role on the NBC geneology series Who Do You Think You Are?.

jeff-russakowJeff Russakow: Yahoo!’s senior vice president of customer advocacy, who previously for security, storage and systems management leader Symantec, sits down with Execs in the Know host Chad McDaniel to discuss the rapidly growing importance of customer voice.

thomas-vitaleThomas Vitale: Syfy’s executive vice president of original movies drops in on Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum to discuss the network’s upcoming offerings. Comcast entertainment services vice president Diana Kerekes.

joe-posnanskiJoe Posnanski
: The Sports Illustrated senior writer, who formerly worked as a sports columnist for The Kansas City Star—where he was twice named America’s Best Sports Columnist by the AP—to discuss the 2011 baseball season, which gets under way next week.

Tito Jackson Reflects on the Loss of Brother Michael. ‘It Still Kills Me Every Day,’ He Tells Host Justin Kantor

tito-jacskon3Tito Jackson: The original Jackson 5 member opens up about losing brother Michael. “It still kills me every day,” he tells Rhythmic Talk host Justin Kantor of the late King of Pop. “You see fans who recognize you and give you their condolences still. I hear it every day—two and three times a day. Or you’ll see Michael on a news clip or in a newspaper or hear one of his songs on the radio. So it’s hard not to remember him every day, remembering what happened to him more than anything else. It’s hard. Micheal had heard [my album] So Far So Good right before he passed away. My sons had played it for him—because they produced and wrote it—and he was very proud of it and excited about the project. And that’s why I named it that title. He would have wanted me to finish this project.”

disaster-japanJapan: Disaster Update: Columbia Journalism School alumni deliver the latest on the aftermath of the tsunami and earthquake—as well as nuclear crisis—that’s devastated Japan. Guests include Alexandra Poolos, producer for CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, and Takahashi Kosuke of Asia Times Online.

devin-devasquezDevin DeVasquez: The wife of Ronn Moss, who plays Ridge Forrester on CBS’ The Bold and The Beautiful, sits down with Your Mental Health host Jacqueline Foreman to chat about her past career as a pin-up model, and current career as an entrepreneur with her own line of spices.

fordummies-andyrathboneAndy Rathbone: The world’s best-selling reference series marks its 20th anniversary by bringing you interviews with many of its most popular authors, including Andy Rathbone, who has penned all editions of Windows For Dummies, which have sold more than 7.6 million copies.

the-whispers6The Whispers: The R&B dance band, who charted throughout the ‘70s and ‘80s with hits like And the Beat Goes On, Rock Steady and In Love Forever, drops in on The Love Zone USA to update us on their upcoming appearances and reminisce about their career.

fordummies-boblevitusBob Levitus: often referred to as “Dr. Mac,” is considered one of the world’s leading authorities on all things Apple and he has been one of the Mac community’s most trusted gurus for more than twenty years. His most recent titles include: iPhone For Dummies, 3rd Edition, Mac OS X Snow Leopard For Dummies, and Office 2008 for Mac For Dummies. Bob is currently a columnist for the Houston Chronicle, penning the popular Dr. Mac column every Tuesday. He is also a columnist for The Mac Observer.

The Motels’ Martha Davis, ‘Grease 2’ Star Max Caufield and ‘General Hospital’ Player Derk Cheetwood Today on BlogTalkRadio

martha-davisMartha Davis: The lead singer for The Motels—who cracked the Top 10 with tunes like Only the Lonely and Suddenly Last Summer—drops in on Icon Fetch host Tony Peters to reminisce about the glory days of new wave, and fill is in on her upcominjg jazz CD.

maxwell-caulfieldMaxwell Caufield: The hottie who starred opposite Michelle Pfeiffer in Grease 2, chats with Milling About host Robin Milling about his current leading role in the Broadway revival of Cactus Flower, and about jonesing for a part in nephew Crispian Mills’ directorial screen debut.

derk-cheetwoodDerk Cheetwood: The actor who plays Max Giambetti on General Hospital is joined by fellow GH star Steve Burton on Jasam Radio to talk with host Deborah Huey about their new literary effort, Soap Dishes The Cookbook, which benefits the Desi Geestman Foundation.

jacoby-fordJacoby Ford: The Oakland Raiders wide receiver—who was also a 2009 NCAA 60m sprint champ—sits down with the Get Up Show host Chris LaMonica to chat about his rookie season in the NFL. Plus: Andrew Brandt, president of the National Football Post and ESPN’s NFL business analyst.

guy-hendrix-dyasGuy Hendrix Dyas: The Hollywood production designer, whose credits include Planet of the Apes and The Matrix Reloaded, sits down with 123 Film! host Sam Heer to chat about her craft, and about her work on Christopher Nolan’s Oscar-nominated Inception.