PAMELA KEOGH Is the author of 'What Would Audrey Do?' & 'Audrey
Style', the worldwide bestselling photographic biography of Audrey Hepburn.
Her new book 'Are You a Jackie or a Marilyn?' She was born in Germany,
and raised on the North Shore of Long Island and worked as a journalist,
television producer, and screenwriter.
DR. ROBYN SILVERMAN - child development specialist, body image expert,
sought-after speaker and award-winning writer, is known for her no-nonsense
yet positive approach to helping young people and their families thrive.
Her ground-breaking research at Tufts University on young women and plus-sized
models is the foundation for her book, Good Girls Don't Get Fat: How Weight
Obsession Is Messing Up Our Girls & How We Can Help Them Thrive Despite
Diane English is an American film director, screenwriter and a multiple EMMY winning producer, known for creating the sitcom Murphy Brown. Most recent project, a feature film The Women which she wrote and directed. Diane is based in LA and spends summers in Martha's Vineyard. She recently added NYC into her game plan along with her constant travel companion Martha, her Jindo rescue dog.
John Forte, Grammy winning rapper & producer began his
music career with the Fugee's with Lauren Hill and has a solo album
produced by Wyclef Jean. John was arrested in 2000 for possession
with intent to sell cocaine and was sentenced to 14 yrs in prison. Carly
Simon & son Ben Taylor, believing he did not receive a
fair trial, worked tirelessly for an appeal. John received a Presidential
pardon from none other than G.W. Bush in 2008 after serving 8 years.
John continues to make great music, is writing a book, a columnist on
Daily Beast and loving every minute of his freedom, choosing to walk wherever
he needs to go.
CHERRY VANILLA - Rock & roll singer, songwriter, actress, author & poet. Lick Me, her new saucy memoir, is the story of her life in show business, by way of the Copacabana, Madison Ave, the Fillmore East, Andy Warhol, David Bowie & the Police. She went of to work for director Tim Burton before establishing Europa Entertainment, Inc. the US office for composer Vangelis. www.cherry-vanilla.com
JOY GOLDEN - Much like the 'Peggy Olson" character in the TV show
'MAD MEN" Joy Golden started her advertising career in 1952 at the bottom
of the hierarchy in the copywriting world of BBDO, a major ad agency.
Over the years ߒ and eleven other agencies ߒ her talent for writing copy
for everything from bras to Buicks, Joy who was a natural comedian, opened
her own business at 55 - a humor-based radio commercial company called
Joy Radio. Launched by a campaign for Laughing Cow Cheese, Joy's work
landed "a million" awards and a permanent place in the Museum of Television
and Radio, which she says "was the happiest moment since my second divorce."
She thanks BBDO for Chiquita Banana and TBWA for the cow.
Danny, aka 'Kootch', famed guitarist, composer, producer, fresh off The
Troubadour Tour with Carole King & James Taylor shares his passion
for playing music...And the career he created from the age of 14. He's
played with Jackson Brown, Dylan and The Stones, produced Billy Joel,
Don Henley, and everything in between. Danny is a devoted Dad to his two
daughters who are the perfect counterbalance to his rock n roll life.
Guest Nancy Slonim Aronie is the author of Writing From The Heart
and wrote a monthly column in McCall's Magazine. She has been a commentator
for National Public Radio's All Things Considered, has taught at Harvard
University and at Trinity College in Hartford, CT. Nancy gives writing
workshops and lectures all over the northeast and for 15 years in Chilmark
Martha's Vineyard. Writing From The Heart: Finding Your Own Voice is a
workshop that is nurturing for the beginning writer and a jump-start for
the burnt-out professional.
Tony Vincent - aka St. Jimmy, star of Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT on Broadway. Formerly on Broadway in smash hits RENT, JUDAS in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Queen's WE WILL ROCK YOU. Singer songwriter with three albums & solo project underway, Tony is a great example of what it means to be successful, famous and a rock solid guy who is both sensitive and self explored with his feet squarely on the ground. Our conversation works the range from body image to what it means to be at the top of your game.
Johnathan Hallgrey - Art vendor, SAG actor, selling his beautiful & affordable art near the Metropolitan Museum and sometimes Union Square. When Johnathan broke into the 'Street Art Scene', he not only brought affordable art to the masses, but he also created nostalgic art that spoke to all ages, not to mention: various nationalities and people from all economic backgrounds. Today, Johnathan's name is on the lips of many New Yorkers, visitors to New York from the world over, elite families, various celebrities, business people and foreign dignitaries. Clients include Toni Braxton, Sarah Furguson, Hugh Jackman & Rachel Ray.
Melanie Charlton Fascitelli - owner of CLOS-ETTE & CLOS-ETTE
TOO, entrepreneur formerly editor for Channel Magazine, for STYLE.com,
Melanie covered European & American fashions shows, & served as
director of public relations for Anne Klein. Melanie navigates the world
as business owner, mom to a 15 mos. old son & team leader of her ever
expanding business, launching her new book SHOP YOUR CLOSET & new
product line CLOS-ETTE TOO. When Melanie is not tending to all these things
she is spending time at the Boy Club of America working with inner city
kids in Harlem. We cover the gamut!
Leee Black Childers - Erupting on the New York art scene of the mid 1960's, on the path to becoming one of the top photo journalists of the Rock n' Roll movement, Leee Black Childers shares his stories of Andy Warhol's Factory, the glory days of Max's Kansas City, managing David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust, being arrested in Russia, the power and beauty of the Christopher Street drag queens and of course, the truth behind that extra "e".
Author of SARAH, THE HEART IS DECEITFUL ABOVE ALL OTHER THINGS, &
HAROLD'S END. Her creation of this generation's most enigmatic, controversial
and unforgetably fictional young voice, the infamous JT LeRoy captured
the attention of compassionate readers, celebrities and savage media hounds,
causing one of the greatest literary frictions to date. Unscripted, Uncensored
and brutally honest, Laura Albert shares her reflections on the legal
case against her and her personal search for identity through international
controversy balance by her relationship with her son.
Catherine Schuller, is considered a pioneer in the full figured
fashion industry. As a Ford model in 80's she then trained in film and
theater and sought revenge as a stand-up comedienne, after being told
she was too heavy for the acting world. Known as Big, Brassy, & Blond
with a biting wit and heart of gold, Catherine has gone on to become an
Image & Style Advisor, giving seminars across the country, is the
spokesperson for Divabetics, has her own line of clothes on QVC, and author
of IMAGE POWER and SUCH A PRETTY FACE.
Dr. Suellen Miller, PhD, CNM, is a maternal health specialist with over
32 years of experience in reproductive health care. She is currently the
Director of Safe Motherhood Programs, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive
Health, and an Associate Professor, with appointments at UC San Francisco
and UC Berkeley. She is a recognized leader in international maternal
health, author of numerous journal articles, text 扢ooks and manuals,
director扡nd technical扥xpert扯f training videos, teacher and adviser,
conductor of projects in Africa, Asia and the Americas, Principal Investigator
of a 扬arge research project in Zambia and Zimbabwe to reduce deaths from
complications of pregnancy and childbirth, and ....breatheߵadored mentor,
colleague, beloved wife and mother, and ecstatic new grandmother. LIFE
WRAP crusader, saving lives across the planet.
McGrodyis a former teacher, founder of Meeting Management
Assoc., Norma Knows NYC,
and a number of other start up ventures. A self made success and single
mom, Norma was raised in New York, has lived in LA, Boston, and soon to
add Tuscany, Italy. Original Air Date: August 10, 2010
Dottie Laster is a public speaker and her company,戼a href="http://www.lasterglobal.com/">Laster Global Consulting, trains organizations on the issue of human trafficking and consults with businesses, investigators, attorneys and organizations that serve victims of trafficking and actually prosecute traffickers. Yes, a very serious subject, but you'll find Dottie to be very inspiring and uplifting. Dottie lives with her family in Texas and relishes her freedom by riding horses every chance she gets. She will be hosting her own radio hour on戼a href="http://www.herewomentalksocial.com/group/trafficked">Here Women Talk Network.
Original Air Date: August 17, 2010
Judy Belushi Pisano is a writer, graphic designer, artist, producer, and just recently made her theatrical debut in戼em>Runaway Beauty Queen, which she also produced. She currently has a film in development with Warner Brothers based on her late husband, John Belushi. Judy has three stepdaughters and one son and lives full time in Martha's Vineyard.
Original Air Date: August 24, 2010
Elizabeth Kvam is a London based ex-pat who left a two decade career at an established Manhattan gallery to travel the world with her partner. Elizabeth is from a small town in New England, raised her family in Connecticut, worked on Madison Avenue and when not packing or unpacking, has her nose in a book or a glass of wine. She splits her time between homes in London, Upstate NY and the south of France. Original Air Date: August 31, 2010
Sarah Guinan Nixon is the owner of the Menemsha Inn, Beach Plum Inn & The Homeport Restaurant in Martha's Vineyard. She is based in D.C. off season with her husband Bob, a notable film maker and their 3 children. Boundless energy, wonderful stories and talk about a cup half full, Sarah's is overflowing as you will hear in our conversation.
Original Air Date: September 14, 2010
Randy Sharp is the Founder & Artistic Director of Axis Theater Company in New York City. Randy is currently directing a new Axis play Down There, which will open in September 2010. Randy has two Jack Russell's who she adores and is host to weekly Sunday dinners at her townhouse in NYC.
Original Air Date: September 21, 2010
Anne Kelleher made a complete change in profession when she became a teacher at an inner city school after a 17 year career as a Creative Director & Partner of an advertising agency. Anne is also a professional singer, voice over talent, and a mom who absolutely loves what she does, as you will hear in her heart warming stories.
Original Air Date: September 28, 2010
Sandra L. Brown, M.A., CEO of扔he Institute for Relational Harm Reduction & Public Psychopathy Education扩s a psycho-pathologist, program development specialist, lecturer, and an award-winning author. Her books include the award winning Women Who Love Psychopaths: Inside the Relationships of Inevitable Harm with Psychopaths, Sociopaths & Narcissists as well as How to Spot a Dangerous Man Before You Get Involved, and Counseling Victims of Violence: A Handbook for Helping Professionals.
Original Air Date: October 5, 2010
Bonnie McElaney Menton's career as a practicing yoga teacher has spanned over 25 years having received training in New England, India and Hawaii. Bonnie is a Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher she is also a certified Vinyasa and Kundalini teacher. While Bonnie is an master Yogini, she also likes to shop -- Love that in a yoga teacher!
Original Air Date: October 12, 2010
Agapi Stassinopoulos is an author, motivational speaker and Huffington Post columnist. She was born in Athens, Greece and educated at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. She holds a Master's Degree in applied psychology. She is the author of扃onversations with the Goddesses and扇ods and Goddesses in Love. Her one-woman show,扃onversations with the Goddesses, became a PBS special and aired nationwide. Agapi recently collaborated with her sister, Arianna Huffington, to complete her book. Original Air Date: November 2, 2010
Kate Taylor is a singer songwriter, jewelry maker, artist, clam chowder queen,戠kick-ass performer and only girl among the legendary musically talented Taylor family. Kate shares her stories, live tunes and a dash of good Chapel Hill southern comfort. Original Air Date: November 9, 2010
Donna Cyrus Senior VP Crunch Fitness, spearheading HOT NEW classes nationwide, Zumba, Pole Dancing, and Cardio Striptease. I understand Karaoke workout coming soon. Donna was also a former dancer on Broadway in A Chorus Line, Pippin and Grease, not to mention an acting career in Daytime Soaps, Another World and One Life to Live.
MADDINE INSALACO & JOE VINSON - Co-teachers of landscape painting
classes & owners of La Porta Gallery in Tuscany, Italy, dividing their
time between NYC & Italy. Joe & Maddine met later in their careers
& both gave up secure careers - banking for Maddine & corporate world
for Joe, to teach workshops on landscape painting, a flourishing business
& quite a lifestyle!
Stacey Richman, Criminal Defense Attorney, passionately defends clients from rappers, Ja Rule and Lil Wayne to politician Adam Clayton Powell. Stacey is often written up for her sensational trials in NY POST Page Six but is an equal opportunity defender of every man and the constitution. When not defending her clients, Stacey is traveling to far corners of the globe, most recently exploring Antarctica.
Colin Lively - As the chosen FIRST MALE GUEST Colin is hairdresser to international socialites & stars; Hosts his own radio show on Here Women Talk Network. Colin shares stories of his southern rural roots to a well connected NYC urbanite. The highs & lows, he lays bare his soul. Open, raw & real. Colin is more than a hairdresser to the stars, he is unflinchingly honest & lives his life completely true to himself. He is quite an inspiration and will have you in tears or howling with laughter.
Kathy Corday is a multi-faceted creative executive with demonstrated expertise in the areas of broadcast, photography, print and consulting. Her powerful networking skills have won her positions as a broadcast talent and field producer of projects for PBS national and regional pledge programming since 1998, as an instructor, and as a professional photographer with over 25 years experience including Walt Disney Imagineering, National Geographic Television, and the Smithsonian.