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Ron Perlman, Keshia Chante, Hope Flood and More Today on Blogtalkradio

ron-perlmanRon Perlman: Shooting the upcoming feature film Drive with Ryan Gosling was hell for the Hellboy star. “We had this scene in the Pacific Ocean where he’s trying to kill me. We shot it during high tide at 3:30 in the morning,” he tells Milling About host Robin Milling. “My back was to the ocean, I was facing the beach and this wave just came and knocked me clear 20 feet in the air and I ended up ass-over-tea-kettle. I ripped something in my knee… It’s hard to walk on it. I think I’m gonna need some surgery on this one. There’s some structural damage in there.”

keshia-chanteKeshia Chanté: The Juno Award-winning Canadian Princess of Pop—who was signed to her first record deal at age 14, before appearing in the 2006 Bow Wow video Shortie Like Mine—stops by Real Talk to chat with host Michael A. McFadden about her upcoming album, Night and Day.

hope-floodHope Flood: The funny lady, who’s been a featured act on BET’s Comic View for 10 seasons—and who was one of only two female comedians to appear on Martin Lawrence’s Starz 1st Amendment Stand-Up special—hangs with Layin’ It on the Line host Reginald Ford.

marianne-williamsonMarianne Williamson: The Peace Alliance Founder—4 of whose books have been New York Times bestsellers—chats with Gab with the Gurus host Connie Bennett about her new offering, A Course In Weight Loss: 21 Spiritual Lessons for Surrendering Your Weight Forever.

simon-winthropSimon Winthrop: The Las Vegas magician, whom Harry Hamlin hailed for his “unbelievably awesome prestidigations” and Tom Cruise simply called “unbelievable,” drops in on host Olivia Wilder to discuss his artistry his private-client gigs—like the one recently staged for Google CEO Eric Schmidt.

clarence-burkeClarence Burke: The founding member of Chicago-based soul quintet The Five Stairsteps—whose 1970 hit O-o-h Child is ranked among Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time—stops by EnergyTwist to chat about his “Unplugged, Up Close & Personal” tour.

It’s an Inspirational Edition of ‘The Mix’

If you’re feeling beaten down these days – what with the Great Recession putting a king-size damper on hopes for brighter future – you’ll definitely want to tune into tonight’s Daily Mix.

Because, fresh off its spring break, the show sports a wealth of inspiration on issues ranging from wellness to education to multi- culturalism to the cinematic arts.

You’ll learn, for instance:

CAPTION: "It's a very brave way of working," Ron (above) tells us of co-star John Malcovich's method.

"It's a very brave way of working," Ron (above) tells us of co-star John Malcovich's method.

-What has inspired Italian-American funnyman Dom Irrera to take his standup act to Ireland for 15 years straight now.

-What recently-installed medical device has inspired former WWE champ Brett “The Hitman” Hart to run up the stairs again.

-What it was that inspired former supermodel Kathy Ireland to ‘fess up to the fact that she’d packed on a few too many pounds in her new career as a marketing mogul.

-How it came to be that a truck driver inspired Carol Channing to fight for arts funding in America’s public-school system.

-How John Malchovich – known for his sublime acting style – came to inspire a he-man, comic-book player like Ron Perlman.

-What inspired screenwriter Antwone Fisher make Ethan Hawke a heroin addict in the sequel to the hit film Training Day.

So don’t miss The Mix, hosted by everyone’s favorite pod jockey, Shaun Daily, tonight – and every Monday – at 9 p.m. ET!

To tune in, click here.