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‘All My Children’ Star Marcus Patrick, ‘MythBusters’ Star Tory Belleci, Hoodoo Gurus frontman Dave Falkner and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

marcus-patrick5Marcus Patrick: The actor who played Jamal Cudahy on All My Children tells H8terade Radio why he took a break from showbiz to live on a farm in Hawaii. “Having had the record deals, the soap-opera deals, the film deals,” he says, “I realized it wasn’t that fulfilling.”

tori-bellaci1Tory Belleci: The special-effects guru, who has worked for Industrial Light and Magic a model builder and painter—and currently co-hosts Discovery Channel’s MythBusters—chats with World Footprints hosts Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick about his recent trip to earthquake-devastated Haiti, and how it changed his life.

dave-falknerDave Falkner: The frontman for Aussie rockers Hoodoo Gurus—who charted in the ’80s with tracks like Leilani, Tojo and Bittersweet—drops in on Icon Fetch host Tony Peters to fill us in on the band’s first new album in 6 years, Purity of Essence.

diane-hart1Diane Hart: The executive editor of Oxygen magazine, which covers women’s fitness, stops by Best Ever You to offer hosts Elizabeth Hamilton and Katie Eastman her list of simple food substitutions that can help you slim down as the holiday season shifts into high gear.

nell-minowNell Minow: The daughter of former FCC Chairman Newton Minow—whose weekly parental advisories on the latest movie releases appear in the Chicago Sun-Times—drops in on Movie Addict Headquarters host Betty Jo Tucker to chat about hot holiday flick picks.

Programming Highlights; May 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:

soledad-scroller11At noon Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone sits down with CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien, whose new documentary, Rescued—which focuses on the plight of Haitian children orphaned by the Januuary 12 earthquake—debuts May 8.

bryan-batt At 1 PM Host Robin Milling gets up close and personal with Mad Men star Bryan Batt, who reveals which leading lady he wants for the film version of his memoirs, She Ain’t Heavy, She’s My Mother: “I’m leaning toward Sandra Bullock right now to play my mother.”

kathygarver-scroller1Also at 1 PM Kspaz Radio channels Kathy Garver, whom Family Affair fans know as Cissy from that classic CBS show. The perennial cutie pie will assist host Richard Spasoff in giving listeners complimentary psychic readings. Continue reading

Programming Highlights; March 2, 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:

d7ce4c7f-4c31-469e-9a56-c59fa193a771peterwalshAt 1130 AM Peter Walsh, known as the de-cluttering and organization guy, talks about his work on Clean Sweep, and his bestselling books, including It’s All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff on Real Life with Susan and Friends.



the-nail-for-christieAt 4 PM Tony Luke Jr. drops by Movie Addict Headquarters to talk about his experience as star of The Nail, an inspirational independent film about a disgraced former boxer who finds redemption by helping an abused boy and his mother.



f0bc609b-258f-460b-8d98-1cbe60c70fc5garconAt 9 PM Bottom Line Sports welcomes Indianapolis Colt Pierre Garcon, one of the top wide receivers in the NFL playoffs, to talk about how he is supporting the victims of the earthquake disaster in his homeland of Haiti.



18084At 9 PM The Career Catalyst talks about how to take charge of your job search and career with Debra Benton, known as the “CEO Whisperer” and bestselling author of How to Think Like a CEO.



callie-walker-real-world-dcAt 10 PM Callie Walker, the fourth cast member of MTV’s The Real World DC to join Talk Entertainment, shares her journey on the show, and what it was like to live with strangers in the nation’s capitol on Talk Entertainment.



7ce9f0c2-4c61-4a43-88a2-3e47c13ea9d7kavi-home-1At 11 PM The Movie Geeks continue gearing up for this year’s Oscar celebration with an exclusive interview with Best Live Action Short Film nominee Gregg Helvey, writer and director of Kavi.

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Programming Highlights; February 17, 2010

Tune in to some great live content today on BlogTalkRadio.

Today’s Programming Highlights:

Today at 1 PM EST, Actor Ted Raimi chats with Mr. Media about teaming up once again with Groundlings alum Suzanne Keilly as the director and producer for the new dark comedy web series, Playing Dead.

delete2Tonight at 8 PM EST,  The Global Voice welcomes Thomas Stehl, Coordinator of Meds and Food for Kids, an organization that has been helping feed the starving children in Haiti, to discuss their current efforts.

Tonight at 10 PM EST, The Movie Geeks gear up for this year’s Oscar celebration with exclusive interviews with Best Original Screenplay nominee Armando Iannucci, for In the Loop, and Best Make-Up nominee Barney Burman, for Star Trek.

Tonight at 10 PM EST, Maverick Media welcomes Sharon Robinson, best known for her collaboration with Leonard Cohen, Patti LaBelle’s chart-topping single New Attitude, talks about her debut album, Everybody Knows.

Tonight at 11 PM EST, Melissa Hopkins welcomes former Majority Leader Tom DeLay to talk about his career, his abrupt takedown from politics in 2005, and how he feels about the political scene today.

Thousands of live radio shows broadcast live everyday on BlogTalkRadio. Find out what’s on live now.

This Week in BlogTalkRadio, 1/18-1/24

Another week whizzed by on BlogTalkRadio.  With the recent events in Haiti, we thank our hosts for participating in raising awareness through ashanti21their shows.  Here are some highlights:

Sultry singer Ashanti spoke with Mr. Media about her heartwarming role as the celebrity volunteer on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.

Actress Michelle Monaghan spoke with Betty Jo about her edgy role in upcoming flick, Trucker.

Marketing guru and author Seth Godin talked with The Publishing Insiders about his new book Linchpin: Are You Dispensable?

Alpha Waves Radio welcomed Bear McCreary, the composer behind all the stirring sounds of Battlestar Galactica.

Jerry Rice, widely recognized as one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history, chatted with Bottom Line Sports.

peopleshistory1Film journalist Peter Biskind discusses his controversial new book, Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America, with The Movie Geeks.

Harper Perennial and The Zinn Education Project presented a conversation with Howard Zinn on his acclaimed book, A People’s History of the United States.

JD Lasica launched his show with a discussion with Pamela Hawley of Universal Giving, featuring ways to contribute to Haiti relief efforts.

If you missed these interviews the first time around, tune into the on-demand versions linked here.  For more Featured content from this week, check out our Weekly Best section, and our Featured Talk Radio area on the homepage.  If you have a favorite moment from this week not included here, share it with us in the Comments section.

Have a great weekend!

The Power of Giving (And How BlogTalkRadio Hosts Can Help)

Today, JD Lasica, strategist, marketer,  journalist, and blogger, launched his show on BlogTalkRadio, with special guest, Pamela Hawley, fougivingnder of Universal Giving.  JD is the founder of top social media blog Socialmedia.biz, and Socialbrite.org, which focuses on social tools for the social good, and online philathropy.

In this timely interview, given the dire situation pamin Haiti, Pamela talks about the Universal Giving website, which allows people to give and volunteer with the top performing projects all over the world, and takes no cut of the donations.  Pamela also shares what she views as the best ways to donate to relief efforts in Haiti, as well as ways her site helps similar relief efforts year-round.

In addition, JD and Pamela touch on some of the corporations that are focusing on making a positive impact with their corporate social responsibility efforts.  Check out the chat, and keep an eye out for JD’s occasional shows that will spotlight  topics of interest to the social cause community.

If you, as a BlogTalkRadio host or listener, are looking for ways to get involved in the Haiti relief efforts, here are a few ways you can contribute and raise awareness with your show:

-Encourage listeners to contribute to one of the active text message donation systems:

Text “HAITI” to the number 90999 to donate $10 to the Red Cross
Text “YELE” to 501501 to donate $5 to Wyclef Jean’s foundation
Text “SAVE” to 20222 to donate $10 to Save the Children

-Post a “Ways to Help” list on your show profile’s blog and mention it to listeners during your show.

-Visit Universal Giving and research organizations that speak to you.  Some groups providing healthcare include Partners in Health, and Doctors Without Borders.

-Leverage these lists of resources that have been published by other media outlets, and stay updated on how you can help:
USA Today
The Huffington Post

Leave us a comment telling us ways you’ve gotten involved with the effort in Haiti, and ways you are using your BlogTalkRadio show to get the word out.