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In addition to health risks, exposure to ultraviolet rays (UV) from the sun can also change the overall appearance of your skin and eyes.  On the new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, Optometrist Dr. Stephen Cohen and dermatologist Dr. Jeanine Downie tell you what you need to know to keep yourself and your family protected against UV rays. Tune in here.

On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, catch up with writer and producer Nick Santora talking about his work on The Sopranos, Breakout Kings on A&E and his new novel Fifteen Digits. Also on the show is About.com guide to cocktails Colleen Graham about her beautiful new book ¡Hola Tequila!: Ninety Creative Cocktails and Inspired Shooters, and a DIY grilling Disaster story from Macheesmo blogger Nick Evans.  Tune in here.

Catch Jill Shalvis and Lori Wilde on Hachette Book Group, both New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors. Jill lives in a small town in California run by quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books are “mostly” coincidental.  Lori Wilde has written sixty novels, is a RITA finalist and has been nominated four times for the Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award. Tune in here.

Programming Highlights; June 21, 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:

bo-dietlAt 8 AM Syndicated News goes one-on-one with Bo Dietl, the former NYPD detective whose 1998 memoir, One Tough Cop, hit the silver screen with Stephen Baldwin in the lead. Now the head of his own investigation agency, Bo will fill us in on the latest in the shamus profession.

alison-arngrimAt 1 PM The Neverhood’s Ethan Tudor W gets up close and personal with Alison Arngrim, who played Nellie Oleson on Little House on the Prairie, and whose new memoir is titled, Confessions Of A Prairie Bitch.


At 7 PM The Spirited Actor’s Tracey Moore kicks it with Hollywood casting director Winsome Sinclair, who has worked with such heavyweights as Spike Lee, Steven Spielberg and Oliver Stone populating flicks like Amistad, Malcolm X, Shaft and Precious.

shaub-toubAt 9 PM Artists on Demand welcomes Shaun Toub, who’s fast making is name as the must-cast character actor, having done memorable turn in Lost and The Sopranos. Shaun will chat about his role opposite Dev Patel in M. Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender.

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Programming Highlights; April 18, 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:


andrew-treesAt 4 PM WordSmitten’s Kate Sullivan chats with author Andrew Trees—whose Academy X The Washington Post hailed as “Smart, on-target and very funny.”—about his new novel, Club Rules, which follows the gilded yet shallow lives of country-club setters Preston and Anne Winthrop.




dee-marshallAt 6 PM Denise “The Motivation Mama” Hart kicks it with celebrity life coach Dee Marshall of TVOne’s Makeover Manor and CEO of Raise The Bar, a minority-owned consulting practice serving small to mid-size businesses.



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Vinny ‘Big Pussy’ Pastore: No ‘Sopranos’ Movie — ‘It’s Time to Move On’

So much for those rumors of a big-screen version of The Sopranos—at least according to Vinny Pastore.

Interviewed on Dinner Specials, the actor who played Salvatore “Big Pussy” Bonpensiero on the hit HBO series chats about bringing the surviving cast members back.

CAPTION: "I'm very happy. I gotta good life. My daughter just got married," Vinny (above) tells us.

"I'm very happy. I gotta good life. My daughter just got married," Vinny (above) tells us.

When hosts May Pang and Cynthia Neilson ask, “Any chance there’s gonna be a Sopranos movie?” Vinnie says:

“I don’t think so. Michael [Imperioli, who played Christopher Moltisanti] and I were talkin’ about that today. I think it’s over and it’s time to move on.

“I mean, they always wanted The Beatles to get back together, right? You move on. You do other things.

“I just did a pilot last week down in the city, with Cha-Cha [John Ciarcia, who played Albie Cianflone on The Sopranos], called Holy Meatballs!. It had Judy Gold in it. And Pat Cooper and Jackie Martling. Continue reading

Oh, Snaps! Annie and Burl Kick It with Frank Vincent at ‘Chicago Overcoat’ Premiere

As ultimately-whacked mob boss Phil Leotardo on The Sopranos, Frank Vincent put the bad in bada-bing.

And now he’s back on the Mafia map as aging hitman Lou Marazano in the new flick, Chicago Overcoat, which had its world premiere Oct. 10 at the Chicago International Film Festival.


Eh, Cumpare! Annie cozies up to Frank as hubby Burl looks on.

So who did Frank and his fellow goodfellas invite to swig Chianti and scarf antipasto with them post-private screening?

None other than our own Burl and Annie Gregory, hosts of the ever-popular Annie & Burl Live!

In addition to Frank, Annie and Burl rubbed elbows—and exchanged cheek pinches —with Continue reading

Actor Tim Daly LIVE on BlogTalkRadio

Betty Jo Tucker continues to bring television and movie stars directly to your computer and phone with Movie Addict Headquarters on BlogTalkRadio.

Tim Daly Today at 4pm ET, she welcomes popular movie and television actor Tim Daly to the show. Daly will soon be awarded the 2008 Excellence in Acting Award at this year’s Vail Film Festival. Before that, though, he’ll be in the hot seat on Movie Addict Headquarters to talk LIVE with Betty Jo Tucker and you! They’ll be taking calls and talking about his extensive and impressive acting career.

Daly has taken on the screen from every angle. As an actor, he’s morphed his leading man image from frightening cult leader David Koresh in In The Line of Duty: Ambush at Waco to legendary astronaut Jim Lovell in HBO’s From the Earth to the Moon to struggling sports reporter in Paramount’s Against the Ropes to the voice of iconic superhero Superman in the animated series and animated feature.

Currently, he stars in the hit series Private Practice from the Golden Globe-winning creator of Grey’s Anatomy. Daly recently received an Emmy nomination in the “Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series” category for his memorable turn in The Sopranos. In addition, Daly recently starred in the critically acclaimed ABC/Warner Bros. Television series, The Nine.

Don’t miss this outstanding opportunity to talk to Tim Daly live.

Comedian Nick Di Paolo Launches BlogTalkRadio Show

Funnyman Nick Di Paolo appears on BlogTalkRadio twice today, once as a guest and once as a host. The debut of The Nick Di Paolo show airs at 2pm ET today!

Nick Di PaoloNick launches The Nick Di Paolo Show, a comedic take on today’s headline news and society in general today 2pm ET, no doubt in hilarious and edgy Di Paolo style.

Then later at 4pm ET, he’ll join Baker Radio for an exclusive interview.

Boston-grown Nick Di Paolo eventually made his way to New York where he found his seething, sarcastic style was welcomed with open arms by New York audiences.

His range has allowed him to perform on shows as tame as “The Tonight Show”, yet as edgy as HBO’s “Young Comedians Special.” He was twice nominated for an Emmy for his writing on “The Chris Rock Show.”

Television appearances have also included three half hour stand up specials of his own on Comedy Central, a regular for two years on “Tough Crowd with Collin Quinn,” and the Comedy Central Roasts of Denis Leary, Jeff Foxworthy and Pamela Anderson. Other television appearances include “News Radio”, and “The Sopranos.”