Monthly Archives: October 2017

Michael Rapaport

Michael Rapaport called in to chat about sports and his new book, THIS BOOK HAS BALLS: Sports Rants from the MVP of Talking Trash.”   We discussed 23 reasons why LeBron will never be like Mike, the 90s Bulls-Knicks rivalry, and growing up in the 70s and 80s being all-consumed by sports.  A fun interview with slams of John Starks and Phil Jackson included at no extra charge.

 

Steven Jay Rubin

Steven Jay Rubin called in on Halloween to talk about the long-lasting appeal of The Twilight Zone, as chronicled in his new book, “The Twilight Zone Encyclopedia.”

Megan Rose

Megan Rose is a member of Team Blake (after being stolen from Miley) on NBC’s The Voice. Megan called in to talk about her experience so far on the show, what was like to lose the battle round only to be stolen by Blake, and why she is staying true to herself as a singer.

Anthony Alexander

Anthony Alexander is currently a member of Team Adam on NBC’s The Voice.  Anthony called in while taking a break from his homework to share his thoughts on the battle round, the most important thing he’s learned from Adam, and why he was driven to become a singer.

World News Center: Rats v. Robots

Following a report that a robot has been awarded Saudi Arabian citizenship, Bill McCormick called in from the World News Center to discuss how eventually robots will figure out the best way to help humanity is to put us out of our misery.   Plus:  The Way of the Future Church, offering religious indoctrination for robots,  robots herding us into FEMA camps,  why Jesse Ventura was right all along, and why our valued allies against robots will be squirrels, cats and rats.

 

J.B. Smoove

leon“The Book of Leon: Philosophy of a Fool” is a new book written by Leon Black as told to J.B. Smoove.  We discussed how Leon took over his book deal, how he gets inside the mind of the character,  and why everyone needs their own personal Leon.

 

Molly Sims

It was good to catch up with Molly Sims after more than a 3 year absence from the show.  Molly’s new book is Everyday Chic, with hints and tips on staying organized and stylish while juggling work and family.  We shared toddler stories & talked about her favorite quarterback, fellow Vanderbilt alum Jay Cutler.

Petula Clark

Petula_Clark_1500x1500_klIt was pleasure to chat with music legend Petula Clark about her new album Living For Today and her upcoming tour that will bring her to the Chicago area on December 17th.  We discussed how she keeps her voice in such amazing shape (at age 84, soon to be 85!), and what it’s like to make a record in 2017 versus 1967.  Plus:  Petula tells the story of how she wound up singing on the “Give Peace a Chance” record with John & Yoko.

Mitchell Lee

Mitchell Lee is a member of Team Black on “The Voice.”  We talked about navigating the challenging vocals on Counting Crows “Mr. Jones,” his love of ’90s alt-rock, and how he plans to be a pioneer of “Palmetto Rock.”

Nick Selby

Nick Selby is a police detective with more than 20 years of experience fighting cyber criminals.  He’s also the author of “The Cyber Attack Survival Manual.”  We discussed the dark web, the biggest mistakes people make when it comes to protecting their identities, how hacking is not just a kid in a basement anymore, and why you maybe shouldn’t have a smart adult toy.