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Former Congressman Curt Weldon and ‘True Blood’ Star Ryan Kwanten Interviewed on BlogTalkRadio Nov. 3, 2010


Curt Weldon, the former U.S. congressman from Pennsylvania, who also served as vice-chair of the House Homeland Security Committee, joins EMPact Radio host Dr. Peter Vincent Pry for a recap of the midterm elections—and strategies for further GOP wins in 2012.


True Blood hunk Ryan Kwanten chats about his new big-screen role in Red Hill, opening Friday. But he also shares his feelings about playing Charles Manson in a new biopic. “He’s a lot smaller than me,” Ryan tells Robin Milling of the infamous mass murderer.  “He was only 5-foot-2 or 5-foot-3, so it’ll be the beauty of film making.”

Corey Almeida, the avid sports fan stops by to talk up Pickureka, his new series on The Hub that’s based on Hasbro’s board game of the same name. Cory will also share his thoughts on the San Francisco Giants’ World Series win, and on which NFL teams he hopes to see in Super Bowl XLV on Go For It.

Brandon Rhyder, the Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter drops in to chat about his new CD, Head Above Water, which features the tracks Cowboy Work and Fingers to the Bone. Twisted South Radio host Zeke Loftin also welcomes Canned Heat drummer Fito de la Parra.


Basil McRae, the former NHL left wing, who played for the Maple Leafs and Blackhawks—and appeared in The Mighty Ducks—looks back on his career with The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. Basil also chats about his current work scouting for the Blues and co-owning the London Knights.

David Hamiln the senior producer of Great Migrations chats about the National Geographic Channel series narrated by Alec Baldwin, which debuts Nov. 7.   David reveals to Tomorrow Will Be Televised’s Simon Applebaum why the project took 3 years to complete.

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Daily Highlights; August 18, 2010

jerry-oconnell-5At noon There’s a scene in Piranha 3D that gives new meaning to the term 3D. That would be the one where Jerry O’Connell gets his manhood bitten off by the man-eating creatures—and pieces fly off the screen. “I’ve seen a large chunk of it,” he tells host Robin Milling,” and it looks great!”

At 8 PM PSI-FI Para-Radio host Donna Stewart ratchets up Superstars of Horror Month with an appearance by Judith O’Dea, who played Barbara in George A. Romero’s 1968 classic Night of the Living Dead, which is widely acknowledged as the greatest indie horror flick of all time.

At noon EMPact Radio’s Dr. Peter Pry sits down with James Woolsey, former CIA director and U.S. ambassador to the Negotiation on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe, who’ll discuss protecting our nation from a man-made or natural electromagnetic pulse disaster.

At 9 PM The VRO’s Amy McCracken gives it up for budding pop diva Katie DiCicco, whose track Mud is featured in the new horror flick Emerging Past—and whose tune Sugar Killer will be heard in the upcoming thriller Tekken, starring Kelly Overton.

At 10 PM The Movie Geeks get busy with Bruce Beresford, director of such acclaimed flicks as Breaker Morant, Tender Mercies and Driving Miss Daisy. The native Australian will chat about his new film, Mao’s Last Dancer, starring Kyle MacLachlan.

At 2 PM Little Brown sparks a conversation with Science magazine reporter Sam Kean and author of the new book The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements.

At 1130 AM Around the Water Cooler welcomes journalist James G. Workman, author of Heart of Dryness—and advisor to national water ministers worldwide—for a discussion on the Kalahari Bushmen and what they can teach us about water scarcity and climate-change adaptation.

*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.

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