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BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

AACONS welcomes Jackie Gingrich Cushman to the show. Jackie, the daughter of GOP Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, is an author and a nationally syndicated columnist.  She provides her thoughts on her father’s campaign and the GOP Presidential race.  Tune in here.

Stan Lee, world famous comic creator and movie producer, joins Artists On Demand to discuss his comics, and  his upcoming projects including the upcoming summer superhero film The Avengers. Lee is the creator of such superheroes including Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Hulk, Fantastic Four, and much more.  Tune in here.

Bottom Line Sports welcomes  Los Angeles Lakers legend and one of the greatest basketball players in NBA history, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Tune into hear Kareem, the NBA All time leading scorer, discuss his latest book, and who he believes is the greatest Laker of all time.  Tune in here.

In honor of Valentine’s Day, actor Angelica Page joins Robin Milling for Let’s Do Lunch! at the Lambs Club Restaurant in New York City. She discusses her role in the Off-Broadway comedy Psycho Therapy, and  candidly shares stories about love, romance, and bad boys.  Tune in here.


Dick Gregory, Jake Silbermann, Frank Fontana and Wayne Brady Today on BlogTalkRadio

dick-gregoryDick Gregory: The veteran satirist—who, throughout the ‘60s, ’70s and ‘80s, was instrumental in the civil-rights and feminist movements while helping to unify white and black audiences—sits down with The Artivist host Ron Herd to chat about his storied career.

jake-silbermannJake Silbermann: The actor who plays Noah Mayer on As the World Turns, and has also done guest turns on Gossip Girl and Guiding Light, drops in on BlazinRy to dish with host Ryan Holmes about his new flick, Stuffer, which was named Best Short by The Royal Flush Film Festival.

vanessa-williams-4Vanessa Willams: The Desperate Houswives star, whose most recent marriage—to former LA Laker Rick Fox—ended in 2004, tells Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone that her ideal V-Day gift this year would be “maybe to have a date. That would help. Right now I have no Valentine’s Day plans.”

att-waynebrady2Wayne Brady: The improv virtuoso reveals that he wipes his mind clean after his Vegas shows, so that each performance will be fresh. On the other hand, as he tells Somewhere in Vegas host Marq with a Q, “Johnathan, my partner, and I were doing a mermaid scene and we both dumped ourselves in water and stripped down to our underwear.”

frank-fontana5Frank Fontana: The DOWN and DIRTY host welcomes sommelier Michael Bottigliero, aka the Windy City Wine Guy, who’ll fill us in on pairing the best vino with your Valentine’s Day dinner. Plus: Chicago Wine Cellar Expert owner Rick Grigsby talks building custom wine racks.

rene-clausenRené Clausen: The conductor of the Concordia Choir of Moorehead, Minn., stops by The African American Voice in Classical Music to chat with host Patrick D. McCoy about the choir’s upcoming tour, and Feb. 19 performance at National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C.

This Week in BlogTalkRadio, 2/8-2/14

We’re ending a very busy week on BlogTalkRadio, and approaching the day of love, Valentine’s Day.  Here’s some highlights from the week that was:

buriedThe Chase Show welcomed Duncan, Ben, Dave and Jonnie, stars of MTV’s new hit show, The Buried Life, to talk about their adventures on the show and how they make strangers’ dreams come true.

Rick Vito, who joined Fleetwood Mac replacing guitarist and vocalist Lindsey Buckingham, chatted about his gig as guitarist and frontman for The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, whose album “Blue Again” is nominated for a 2010 Grammy.

Eugene Roddenberry, son of late Star Trek creator Gene Rodenberry, spoke about the Star Trek legacy with Alpha Waves Radio.

Noah Alper, founder of Noah’s Bagels, talked about his book, Business Mensch with Judy Joy Jones.vijay

SAJA and SAMMA presented a conversation with Indian-American jazz musician Vijay Iyer, whose “Historicity” album was the most honored jazz album of the year.

Bill Tancer, columnist and a leading authority on the web, joined Social Mediopolis to talk about his book, Click: What Millions of People Are Doing Online and Why It Matter, Unexpected Insights for Business and Life.

And on Sunday, celebrate Valentine’s Day with Olivia Wilder and “Wine Curmudgeon” Jeff Siegel, plus love-inspired food and wine contributions from Emmanuel Delcour, Blythe Beck, Beau MacMillan, Stuart O’Keeffe and Florentina Lile.

Check out our homepage on Valentine’s Day for a roundup of some of this week’s love themed content!

Have a great weekend.

BlogTalkRadio Today: February 12, 2009


I’m having a blast talking to you all on Twitter. Thanks for all the shout outs!  It’s fun seeing how much our hosts and listeners are enjoying BlogTalkRadio and interacting with the BlogTalkRadio team and community. Please don’t be a stranger!

Here are today’s BlogTalkRadio highlights: (All times EST)

  • Now that the Super Bowl is over, can spring be that far away? But first we have to get around Valentine’s Day. Let Burnt Food Dude give you some ideas for that special day’s dinner this morning at 10:30.
  • Hosted by Lotame Solutions, Social Media Remix is packed with valuable advice, commentary and special inside information from social media industry experts. Tune in this morning at 11:00.
  • Marcus from Survivor: Gabon speaks candidly about the new cast of Survivor: Tocantins, and tells fans what he’s been up to since the season ended. Tonight at 9:00 p.m. on B.B.A.D Radio.
  • Is great customer service a thing of the past? What stores have some of the best customer service? worst? How about price matching? I’ve found a store that doesn’t price match, and there was no hope of changing their minds! I’ll show you how you should shop around! Join Monica, owner of Mommy Brain Reports,  as she talks about the latest consumer information and product reviews! The show starts this afternoon at 1:00.
  • Does your closet overwhelm you? What key pieces do you need in your wardrobe to look good? Local Fashionista Kathy Friend, is joining Mom Advice at 2:00 p.m., to share her tips for simplifying our closets.
  • Valentine’s Day is just two days away! Tune in to Money4Moms this afternoon at 3:00,  for some last-minute tips for making it special without spending a lot of your hard-earned cash.
  • Tonight at 8:30, fitness coach Peter K. helps us learn what our kids need to know about nutrition, fitness, stress, pain and mind/body secrets.

Please see today’s On Air Schedule for a complete rundown of all of today’s BlogTalkRadio programming. Don’t forget, all of our shows are available On Demand soon after the live broadcast.

BlogTalkRadio Today: Highlights for February 11, 2009


by Deb

Another day, another great lineup. Check out today’s BlogTalkRadio highlights: (All times EST)

  • Got a geek in your life and are clueless about Valentine’s Day gifts? The Tech Moms give listeners a few ideas for last minute geeky gifts that just might work! Don’t miss it, tonight at 8:00.
  • BlogTalkRadio 101 takes new hosts on a walk through the platform to learn how to schedule segments, upload music, run your switchboard, and promote your BlogTalkRadio show, this afternoon at 1:00.
  • Media Bistro’s Morning Media Menu welcomes new Fishbowl/DC Editor Christine Delargy this mornin at 9:00.
  • Today, on the Army Bloggers Roundtable -A panel of specialists in unexploded ordnance (UXO) and robotics will explain how cameras and remote controls allow technicians to maneuver detection, vegetation clearance and UXO removal equipment from a safe distance without compromising accuracy. Riveting. Don’t miss the fun at 10:00 a.m.
  • Are you afraid someone is coming over? Is your dog making it hard for you to greet people? Would you like to see your dog totally relaxed when someone visits? Tune in to the Happy Dog this morning at 11:00 and learn a few tricks that could change the scenario and help you to have more ease with your dog!
  • Leanne Ely, the Dinner Diva, author of the Saving Dinner series and host of SavingDinner.com invites you to come in and sit awhile, today at noon.
  • Around The Majors is back for another show, just days from pitchers and catchers. Tyler Hissey and guest co-host Jake Cohen will offer their take on the Ryan Howard contract, the A-Rod bombshell and other MLB news and notes this afternoon at 1:00.
  • At 2:00 p.m. The Empty Nesters will speak with Robert Pagliarini, financial expert and author of The 6 Day Financial Makeover.
  • This afternoon at 3:00 the staff at CrunchGear.com analyzes this week’s biggest tech and gadget news.
  • This evening at 6:00 on the Motown Writers Network jost Monica Marie Jones will be talking about The literary world and marketing on a budget.

Please see our On Air Guide for a full rundown of all today’s BlogTalkRadio programming. Don’t forget every episode is available on demand soon after the live broadcast

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