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Best of BTR: Helping Oklahoma Tornado Volunteers Cope | 05.23.13

oklahoma tornado: Coping Strategies for emergency responders

by Own Your Life with Dennis Carradin in PSYCHOLOGY

Trauma Specialist Dennis Carradin covers the devastation in Oklahoma and tactics that volunteers and emergency responders can use to cope with the tragedy and to avoid burnout.

Soledad o’Brien shares life lessons & future plans

by Living by Design in SELF-HELP

Soledad O’Brien‘s recent CNN departure leaves us wondering what’s next for the media sensation. She chats about career, love and challenges, plus offers life lessons for us all.

FORGET JOB SECURITY: Expert tips to Build marketability

by Deborah Shane in BUSINESS

Resume writer Dawn Rasmussen, author of Forget Job Security: Build Your Marketability, offers tips on building your brand. Mark Babbitt, CEO and founder of YouTern, among Mashable’s “Top 5 Online Communities for Starting Your Career,” joins in.

behind the scenes on A&E’s ‘sELL THIS HOUSE: extreme’

by Down and Dirty in HOBBIES

Charlie Frattini, master builder on A&E’s hit show Sell This House: Extreme, talks about how he stays focused on set. Plus, a DIY disaster story from The Impatient Gardener blogger Erin Schanen.

Grammy-Winning artist-Producer PJ Morton’s hot new single

by Going Places Radio in ENTERTAINMENT

PJ Morton attracts A-listers like Lil Wayne, Stevie Wonder and Adam Levine. The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter-producer talks with Cyrus Webb about his new single and upcoming album.

Overheard: To Land the Job, Pump Up Your LinkedIn | 05.09.13

power up your linkedIn profile to land your next job

by Feisty Side of Fifty in JOBS

Jobseekers know that many recruiters today are now forgoing traditional methods of sourcing candidates and turning directly to LinkedIn. Get tips to power up your profile and help recruiters and HR reps find you.

mother’s day gift ideas for health, wellness & beauty

by In the Mix Web Radio in FAMILY

Still in need of a gift for Mother’s Day this Sunday? Get gift ideas that promote wellness, good health and bring out her natural beauty, such as homemade facial masks, natural perfumes, organic coffee and more. 

scratching your head over ‘mad men’? Season 6 Decoded

by Mad Men Talk: Decoding the Show in ENTERTAINMENT

Loving Mad Men Season 6 but got questions? Get answers from Salon.com’s Nelle Engoron, author of Mad Men Unmasked: Decoding Season 4.

Does organic food kill, And is it picking your pocket?

by Rainbow Soul in HEALTH

Tune in as Harvard alum Dr. Jennifer Daniels reveals the workings of the modern health system, the meaning of organic and how those food choices could be destroying your health and picking your pocket.

Do-Good DIY: REBUILDING a veteran’s home after sandy

by MyFixItUpLife in DESIGN

Hear from volunteers rebuilding a vet’s home in Moonachie, N.J., after the devastation of Sandy. Guests: Ty Pennington of HLN’s American Journey and Ryan Ostrom of Homes for Heroes, plus Rebuilding Together Chairman Brad Segal, Moonachie Mayor Dennis Vaccaro and Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Golf Legend Gary Player Previews the 2013 Masters | 04.08.13

Masters preview: A lively chat with gary Player

by Leatherheads of the Gridiron in SPORTS

Golf legend and 3-time Masters Champion Gary Player and “The Voice of Golf” Peter Kessler talk about the history of the Masters and handicap this year’s field.

Holocaust Remembrance day: a Survivor’s story

by The Halli Casser-Jayne in BOOKS

To commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day, Halli Casser-Jayne interviewed Holocaust survivor Marione Ingram, author of the gut-wrenching book, The Hands of War.

NAVY seal and motivational speaker david rutherford

by Navy SEAL BlogTalkRadio in MOTIVATION

Top motivational speaker and Navy SEAL David Rutherford‘s no-nonsense approach to success in any environment, Froglogic, makes this a hugely popular show.

‘Hello, Dolly!’ STORIES from Gene Kelly’s Widow

by Milling About in FILM

Patricia Ward Kelly shares memories of her late husband, Gene Kelly, who directed Hello Dolly, now newly restored on Blu-ray. Find out who was the bigger diva on the set, Barbra Streisand or Walter Matthau!

OLD house, new housE: renovate or Build?

by MyFixItUpLife in DESIGN

Renovate an old house or build from the ground up? Get tips from This Old House Kevin O’Connor and style expert Kelly Moore.

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You love your window view, but could it be contributing to symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome?  Take the “Eye Q’s and Views” Quiz to find out if your computer workstation is “eye friendly” and then tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones.  Optometrist and author Dr. Jeffrey Anshel joins Dr. Val to discuss what happens to eyes when using the computer and digital devices, and offers tips for preventing visual discomfort. Tune in here.

Tune into a special Spring edition of Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana as he talks with celebrity landscaper Nicholas Walker. He’s got a heck of a resume, and has teamed up with Kathy Ireland Worldwide to bring his landscaping creations to the world.  Tune in here for an exciting chat about outdoor design and ideas.

Deborah L. Parker knows about adversity. Raised by a single mother in a small rural Virginia town after her stepfather leave the family to fend for themselves, Deborah learned early on that having a dream and a goal along with positive roles models contributed to where she is today–a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Reserve who also has worked in corporate management positions.  Tune in here to listen to her inspiring story on Women’ Business Talk Radio Network.

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125 million Americans suffer from Computer Vision Syndrome.  Are you one of them?  Optometrist and author Dr. Jeffrey Anshel joins Dr. Val to discuss what happens to our eyes when using the computer and digital devices and offer tips on what we can do to minimize or prevent eye strain, discomfort, and fatigue from computer or small device use.   Tune in Here.

On the latest edition of Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes designer, decorator, and television host Monica Pedersen to the studio.   She and Frank are old HGTV buddies, and she’s stopping by to talk about the latest happenings in her life as well as for a Designed to Sell mini-reunion with DIY’s  very own Robert North.  In the Craftsmanship segment, Frank welcomes Lupita Kuri of the Sweet Ride cupcake truck to the studio to chat about how her business has taken off, and how she was featured on a recent edition of Cupcake Wars on the Food Network.  Tune in Here.

Tom Oliver is the Founder and CEO of the World Peace Festival and the World Peace Partnership. Hailed by the CEO of Interbrand as “the portal to millions of next-generation trendsetters and early adopters”, the WPF is the biggest peace event in history, with a target audience of over 1 billion people.  He joins Deepak Chopra Radio to discuss this  first worldwide peace initiative bringing together the leaders of business, politics, military, music, film, art and the Nobel Peace Prize winners. Tune in Here.

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Guest Dr. Graham Erickson has studied the impact of vision on sports performance, and has worked with hundreds of athletes to maximize their vision for individual sports and lifestyle. On Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, he offers insight  on the different vision skills required for different sports and shares some simple eye exercises that families can do at home to improve their vision. Also, Olympic Sprinter Allyson Felix explains how good vision helps her cross the finish line ahead of the pack.  Tune in now to the new episode, Vision and Performance in Sports.

On the latest edition of The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes Ahmed Hassan, host of Yard Crashers on the DIY Network.  He’s an all-around outdoorsy type of guy, with over 20 years experience in ornamental horticulture and irrigation.  In the Craftsmanship segment, inventor Ryan Rusnak calls in to tell Frank all about his BeerBot app. With this device you can pick your favorite beer via phone, and have your fridge shoot the beer directly at you while you stay stationary on the couch. Tune in now to hear how this app was made by the inventor himself.

Hachette Book Group Radio welcomes New York Times Bestselling Author Debbie Viguie, author of Kiss of Night. Debbie discusses with her editor about  the book, vampires in Christian fiction, and what’s next for the author.   Much of Debbie’s writing has a dark edge to it, as seen through her retold fairy tales including her book Violet Eyes: A Retelling of the “Princess and the Pea”.

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This week on the Sunday edition of The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes a very special guest-Jon Taffer, host of Bar Rescue on Spike TV.   Jon has been in the business for years, and is recognized for his expertise in bringing struggling bars back to life.  In the Craftmanship segment, Chris Gardner of Curbly stops by the studio to chat about how to make your space a place you love to live.

In the most recent episode of Healthy Vision with Dr. Val Jones, optometrist and researcher Graham Erickson, O.D. talks with Dr. Val about the relationship between vision and sports performance.  Also, how important is vision in Track and Field?  Olympic champion sprinter Allyson Felix joins Dr. Val and explains how good vision helps her cross the finish line ahead of the pack.

On the latest edition of The Todd Griffiths Show, James Di Georgia, publisher of the Gold and Energy Advisor joins Todd to discuss the recent changes in the gold and silver market. Tune in to hear the story behind the story.



Patricia Richardson: Tim Allen Gets Dissed by Tinseltown (Unlike Jerry Seinfeld)

Though Patricia Richardson has never been married to Tim Allen in real life, she’s standing by her man just the same.

Interviewed on Buzzworthy Radio, the actress who played Tim’s wife, Jill Taylor, on the ABC sitcom Home Improvement holds little back in her defense of the funnyman.

CAPTION: "They don't give him enough credit for what a good actor he is," Patricia (above) tells us of the Hollywood establishment.

"They don't give him enough credit for what a good actor he is," Patricia (above) tells us of the Hollywood establishment.

“He’s always underrated as an actor. He was so really just reactive and real emotional and really there,” Patricia tells host NaVell Lee.

“I always kind of feel Hollywood disses him… When he first started, it was really new for him and he was a little bit scared about it. He would just start to cry. We’d be doing a scene that was real serious and he wouldn’t know-he’d be surprised himself.”

“We’d be rehearsing and he would stop the scene because he had this emotional reaction and he’d turn to Continue reading