Yes, I know, I tinkered with the famous phrase just a bit.Back in 1969, when the Apollo landed on the moon, our well respected NASA officials either must have only had men working in the Houston control center OR they believed that only men were listening to and watching history get made. Hey, what gives!!Nevertheless, we at Blogtalkradio certainly do not share the same view towards gender equality in the Blogosphere. In honor of Jaime's participation at the Blogher conference this past weekend in San Jose and our launch of the Women in the Blogosphere series, one of our objectives is to help level the playing field in the blogosphere. See Jaime's post earlier today.The phrase "we have lift off" couldn't be more appropriate for the launch of Blogtalkradio. In less than one week, "on air", we have over 475 shows programmed, originating from more than 20 countries (including such landmark countries sucsh as Chad and Swaziland), covering more than 20 seperate genre's. Truly incredible!!This past past weekend, while we were sweltering in the heat in the northeast along with the rest of the country, our friends at the Los Angeles Fire Department hosted their first blogshow. Although we did have some technical problems, namely an unanticipated number of inbound calls hitting our platform, the folks at the LAFD were quite pleased with the experience.Not only do we appreciate their patience and their loyalty to this new medium, they had nice things to say to the LA Times. As you can see on the following link, and I quote"The thing is really to empower the public," said spokesman Brian Humphrey, after his first show from the department operations control division four floors below City Hall East. "It's obvious to me that there's interest and a potential need."The article in today's LA Times, goes on to say,"Humphrey also foresees "LAFD TalkRadio" as a resource in times of duress, such as the response and recovery phase of a disaster. The department could rely on its own broadcast to inform people and let them know they're not alone.The key word here is "empowerment". Over time, my posts will explore this concept in great detail.Brian, once again I want to thank you and the LAFD for using Blogtalkradio and helping us to improve and promote this new and exciting experience.Alan
On the latest episode of the BIG show, we welcome three-time Black Reel Award winning writer/director Gina Prince-Bythewood (Disappearing Acts, Love & Basketball and The Secret Lives of Bees) who will stop by to discuss her latest film, Beyond the Lights
Conversations on Creativity featuring guest co-host Susan Block, patroness of the arts, Poet Laureate, gallery owner, brings a 6 weeks series. Week 3 with Michelle Qureshi, Classical guitarist/composer.
Chris Jasper of The Isley Brothers joins Faces of Success Radio.
One woman’s incredible journey from a destitute widow with $3 million in debt to a multi-millionaire, bestselling author of Thailand, and one of Asia’s most sought-after mind healers and self-help gurus. Her true life’s story has inspired millions.
Dick Sutphen has researched and written about Soulmates for over 40 years now and has discovered some very interesting new ideas about the whole concept. Please join dick and his wife, Roberta, as they share these new and exciting ideas on Soulmates.
Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes Dr. Richard Oppenlander author of Food Choice and Sustainability and Comfortably Unaware: Global Depletion and Food Choice Responsibility.
Two time Pulitzer Prize winner William J. Broad and Jane Fonda's workout creator Nirmala Heriza are among Halli's distinguished guests who tackle the question: Is Yoga Everything It's Cracked Up To Be?
Chloe Taylor Brown connects with Missy Echeverria, the money-making, career resurrecting mogul for celebrities and retired athletes. Missy is the CEO and Founder of ProAthletes Concierge Services (P.A.S.C).
Entrepreneur Shirley Weir is cracking open the cocktail party conversation about all things perimenopause. Entrepreneur women really need to invest in self-care to transition through this life phase.
Join the NFL Standard with Bryan Yates and Alan Zlotorzynski as we give you news around the NFL and fantasy football advise. Joining us this week to help us out is Tavares Gooden, formerly of the Baltimore Ravens.
The Winner of the 4th season on "the Apprentice", International Speaker and Business Coach Randal Pinkett drops by "the Conversation" to talk about how to maximize your greatness!
Experience the Trivedi Effect for yourself during Supernatural Girlz LIVE broadcast. Can you change your life for the better just by listening? Tune in and find out.
NWP welcomes country music super star Joe Nichols! ACM Male Vocalist of the year, CMA Horizon Award winner and FOUR Grammy nominations.
Emily Hahn, daughter of Mexican immigrants, editor of Mariposa Magazine - bilingual publication and it is the only magazine targeting Hispanic women devoted to informing and encouraging to build a better life & community.
Lois Bromfield's robust career as a comedian has spanned decades. She was a regular stand-up performer at The World Famous Comedy Store in Los Angeles and later moved on to writing and production for many shows on network and cable TV.
For a guy born O’Shea Jackson in the perilous South Central section of Los Angeles, Ice Cube has done pretty well for himself. After co-founding the gangsta-rap group NWA in 1988—which would sell more than 10 million albums—he took up acting, writing and directing.
On his show, Comedian Rodney Perry covers arts and entertainment, everything from comedy and politics to music and acting, with his signature comedic slant.
Joy Keys provides her listeners with insight to improve their lives mentally, physically, monetarily and emotionally. Past guests on the show have included Meshell Nedegeocello, Blair Underwood, in addition to an impressive list of CEOs, humanitarians and authors.
Host Barry Moltz gets small businesses unstuck. He has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 15 years. This is a business radio show where he shares all the craziness of small business. It’s that craziness that actually makes it exciting, interesting and totally unpredictable.
The Bottom Line Sports Show is hosted by former NBA stars Penny Hardaway, Charles Oakley, Mateen Cleaves. Tune in to get the inside scoop on what's happening in sports today.
Hits Radio covers basketball, sports culture and entertainment with past guests including Jason Kidd, Robin Lundberg and Chris Herren.
Listeners get an earful on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Talk Radio for Fine Minds. Whether it’s the current political cocktail or the latest must-read award-winning book, Halli tackles all topics and likes to stir — and sometimes shakes — things up.
Official Internet radio show of forthcoming epic paranormal investigation book by Eric Olsen and "Haunted Housewife" Theresa Argie.
Award-winning World Footprints is a leading voice in socially responsible travel and lifestyle. Hosts Ian & Tonya celebrate culture and heritage and bring a unique voice to the world of travel.
Football Reporters Online is a group of veteran football experts in the fields of coaching, scouting, talent evaluation, and writing/broadcasting/media placement. Combined, the group brings well over 100 years of expertise in sports.
Host John Martin interviews the nation's leading entrepreneurs and small biz experts to educate small business owners on how to be successful. Past guests have included Emeril Lagasse and Guy Kawasaki.
Sylvia Global presents global conversations pertaining to women, wealth, business, faith and philanthropy. Sylvia has interviewed an eclectic mix from CEOs and musicians to fashion designers and philanthropists including Randolph Duke and Ne-Yo.
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