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~Talk is “Chic”~  Chit Chat

The Chit Chat Cafe is about two gals who think "talk is chic". 

Lisa and Betty Anne are wives, moms and former NFL Cheerleaders. 


They offer an effervescent hour of fun, fashion and facts while inviting their listeners into their everyday frenzy as working women and moms with a touch of day to day insanity and the glamour of just being a woman.

Chit Chatting with these gals feature guests and topics with authors, health experts and celebrities to food and beauty segments not to mention the latest "dish" on gossip, reality shows and what's trending now.

It's informative, live and they always keep it real.  It's reality radio... with a "slice of life" from two classy dames.




Lisa’s MO: Straight Up and Make It Classy

Lisa’s Dish: The Perfect Hostess Wears Kitten Heels

Loves to talk about: Shoes on trend, shopping for addicts, hostess tips and tricks, food, travel and confections.



BettyAnne’s MO: Sweet and Sassy with a Twist

BettyAnne’s Dish: The Divine Details of Reality and Nonsense

Updates weekly on her not so secret addictions: Reality TV catch-up, celebrity news, and hot topics that every woman wants to know about.



Nicholas Walker

Leading Horticulturist and Landscape Artist. 
Visit his website here

Ray and Carol
World Travelers


Toll free 1-888-931-2922 

Jackson Murphy a.k.a. "Lights-Camera-Jackson"

On-Air Film Critic Since 7 1/2 Years Old and Broadcast Film Critics Association Youngest Member.

Melissa Martino

Chit Chat Cafe Makeup Artist

This Page contains Chit Chat Cafe shows from 2015 - 2018.

Past years have a separate show pages.

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4-19-2018 Show

Rochelle Weinstein

Author of Somebody's Daughter

Rochelle is the USA Today bestselling author of Where We Fall, The Mourning After, and What We Leave Behind. She is currently writing her fifth novel, a love story based in the Florida Keys.

Marion Ross

Actress, Author with David Laurell of My Days: Happy And Otherwise

Marion made her film debut in 1953's Forever Female, starring Ginger Rogers and William Holden. After working steadily in movies and television, she became famous for playing Mrs. C. on the iconic sitcom Happy Days, which aired from 1974-1984, and for which she received two Prime time Emmy Award nominations. Since then, she has worked on such series as The Drew Carey Show, Touched by an Angel, Nurse Jackie, and The Middle.

David Laurell is an award-winning reporter and editor-in-chief of Life After 50 magazine, has written hundreds of celebrity features and bios and has an extensive and varied journalism background. A seven-time Greater Los Angeles Press Club Award-winner and 12-time Addy Award-winner, he has also won numerous National Mature Media and North American Mature Publishers Association Awards.


4-5-2018 Show

Maureen Orth

Award-winning journalist, a Special Correspondent for Vanity Fair and author of two books. Her best-selling, Vulgar Favors: The Assassination of Gianni Versace is the basis of Season 2 of FX’s 10-part series, American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace. Maureen began her love of Colombia as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Medellin where she built a school the community named for her: Escuela Marina Orth. In 2005, at the request of the Secretary of Education of Medellin who asked her to empower the children in her school to become competitive in the 21st century, she founded the Marina Orth Foundation. It has since grown to include 21 public and charter schools offering computers for every child K-5, STEM, English and leadership training including robotics and coding.

Maureen began her career as one of the first women writers at Newsweek in the early 1970s where she wrote 7 cover stories on entertainment and pop music idols such as Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder and Bruce Springsteen. At Vanity Fair, she has written profiles on everyone from Margaret Thatcher and Madonna to Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel. Her acclaimed investigations into the charges of pedophilia against Michael Jackson and Woody Allen went viral on the internet. She has also published investigative pieces on Afghanistan’s opium trade and the hostages of FARC guerrillas. Her December 2015 cover story on the Virgin Mary, the World’s Most Powerful Woman, was the best-selling cover for National Geographic Magazine in 2015.

Maureen is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, in Political Science and also UCLA in Journalism and Documentary Filmmaking. She serves as a Trustee of the UC Berkeley Foundation and on the College of Letters & Science. In 2016, she was named the Distinguished Alumnus of the Cal Alumni Club of Washington D.C. In 2017, she was awarded an honorary doctorate in Humane Letters from the University of San Francisco.

Marina Orth Foundation GoFundMe: 

Christy Wilson Beam

Debut Author of the loving memoir, MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN: A Little Girl, Her Journey to Heaven, and Her Amazing Story of Healing, and inspiration of the movie MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN starring Jennifer Garner.

Christy was born and raised in Abilene, Texas. She graduated from Hardin Simmons University with a degree in Education and specialization in Reading. Christy is happily married to her husband, Kevin, and mom to three beautiful, amazing Godly girls! Christy and her family currently reside near Burleson, Texas where they are grateful members of Alsbury Baptist Church.

Christy and her family witnessed a live miracle through their daughter Annabel. It is because of God's unending mercies and faithfulness that Christy felt the story of this miracle must be told. MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN describes in the detail the events surrounding a young girl's trials, a mother's heartache, a family's devastation, and a miraculous heaven-sent healing that occurred through the most unusual circumstances.


3-8-2018 Show

Amy Newmark

Publisher, Editor-in-Chief and Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul Book Series

Amy is the woman responsible for the last 150 Chicken Soup for the Soul books, and she’s put all of those out since she and her husband bought the company in 2008. Amy went to Harvard and started her career in a completely different field, spending many decades on Wall Street and in the worlds of technology and finance. She has a very popular podcast, The Chicken Soup for the Soul Podcast, with three new podcasts every week. 

Debbie Turner

Actress best know as "Marta von Trapp" in the 1965 Academy Award winning movie The Sound of Music. She has most recently been seen on "The Talk" with her Sound of Music siblings, twice on "Oprah" and several times on "The Today Show" and "Good Morning America". Debbie grew up in a showbiz family and her sister, Patty Turner, played Linda Dennison in the TV series "Leave it to Beaver". Her sister Michele continues to work in the industry in commercials and movies.

Debbie is currently a successful upscale floral designer (since the 1900s) and is internationally known for her floral arrangements and designing of events and weddings. In anticipation of the 50th Anniversary of The Sound of Music, Debbie designed a digital-impressionist artwork of The Sound of Music characters.

She continues to make appearances in movies and television when the opportunity arises. In the fall of 2015, she, along with her Sound of Music siblings, were honored by Salzburg, Austria, at the "Landestheatre", the site for the finale stage performance scene in the movie.


3-1-2018 Show

Geoffrey Mark

Author of ELLA: A Biography of the Legendary Ella Fitzgerald

Mark is an Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee and has been called a “walking encyclopedia of show business history.” A singer/stand-up comedian in nightclubs and cabarets, and an Off-Broadway veteran, Mark has hosted radio series, written comedy for several stand-up comedians, and writes and produces documentaries and reality shows for cable television.

Proceeds from the Deluxe Edition will be donated to The Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation to further her desire to help people of all races, cultures and beliefs. For more about the EFCF or to donate, visit:

J​ackson Murphy (Lights Camera Jackson)

Emmy-winning film critic/entertainment analyst. Jackson is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and SAG-AFTRA, voting annually on the Critics' Choice Awards and SAG Awards. His reviews/blog can be found at and on Twitter @LCJReviews. In addition, Jackson contributes content to, and appears regularly on WGNA, Fox Sports Radio, The Morning Show (Australia), Extra Butter TV and Chit Cafe Cafe. He's also the host of the 'LCJ Q&A Podcast', available on ITunes.


2-1-2018 Show

Dennis Franks
Co-Author of The Last Laugh - Vision To Victory

Former NFL Player, Philadelphia Eagles 1976-1978, Detroit Lions 1979

Executive Vice-President of Market America

Vince Papale
Co-Author of The Last Laugh - Vision To Victory

Former NFL Player, Philadelphia Eagles 1976-1978

Inspiration for the Disney movie INVINCIBLE starring Mark Wahlberg


1-18-2018 Show

Michael John Sullivan

Creator of the SockKids, a family of mismatched, illustrated and animated socks who time travel through the spin cycle of a washing machine to teach universal lessons of love and kindness. The SockKids are part of the GCH Foundation, helping educate children globally about important social issues such as equality, poverty, homelessness, bullying, autism ... Sullivan and co-author Shelley Larkin have published three books on anti-bullying, including a partnership with Destination Imagination, an organization of 200,000 children world wide.

We are proud to announce the SockKids will be selling socks and will be donating a portion of the profits to in need charities.

You can visit the SockKids on Facebook:
or at our website

Bernadette “Bern” Fisers

Author of The Little Book of Big Weight Loss

Bernadette is a makeup artist to the stars (Cindi Lauper, Ruby Rose, Richard Branson, etc.) who struggled with her weight for most of her life and came close to 300 pounds at her heaviest. When faced with some serious health problems, she was determined to change, and she turned to her celebrity and model clients for their advice. She gathered their tips and delved deep into the science behind why certain foods and habits cause people to gain weight. Bern lost 66 pounds in 30 weeks by following a diet she created using the advice she collected in combination with strategies that she found doable for the long term.

Corey King

Founder of PODERR, a professional podcast production service and The Ohio Weather Band, a roots-rock group from Akron, OH.


1-4-2018 Show

We wanted to remember Heather Menzies Urich (left) who passed away on December 24, 2017, so we are re-broadcasting a show with her that originally aired in March of 2015.

In Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Movie The Sound of Music, Louisa, Marta & Gretl stopped by the Chit-Chat Cafe'!

Heather Menzies Urich, Actress

"Louisa von Trapp" in the Sound of Music /

In Memory of Heather Menzies Urich
December 3, 1949 - December 24, 2017

Debbie Turner, Actress, Designer

 "Marta von Trapp" in the Sound of Music

Lead Designer of Debbie Turner Originals/DTO Flowers, LLC

Kym Karath Actress, Writer, Author

"Gretl von Trapp" in the Sound of Music

Writer of screenplays and a published memoir
Advocate for the rights of the disabled and Founder of The Aurelia Foundation


December 21, 2017 Show

Nicholas Walker

Design Ambassador for Kathy Ireland Worldwide

Leading Horticulturist & Landscape Artist

Nicholas is one of the world's most accomplished garden designer-builders. He is a member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers and the Garden Writer's Association of America. His partnership in Jardin, of kathy ireland Worldwide (kiWW), has established him as one of America's most celebrated and innovative leaders, in the design community.



December 7, 2017 Show

Debbie Turner

Actress, Designer

Christmas Decor Designer of the White House 2017!

Debbie is best know as "Marta von Trapp" in the The Sound of Music. She is the lead designer of Debbie Turner Originals/DTO Flowers, LLC.

PARADE MAGAZINE Debbie Turner, Wedding Advice & The Sound of Music

ON TWITTER:  DebbieTurnerDTO

Fiona Stiles
Celebrity Makeup Artist

Fiona is an Emmy nominated makeup artist and a regular insider for top Hollywood talent including Jennifer Garner, Gwyneth Paltrow, Natalie Portman, Jessica Chastain, Elizabeth Banks, and Gabrielle Union. She has worked with hundreds of entertainment, music and fashion icons, and regularly creates looks for leading brands such as Victoria’s Secret, Levis, Calvin Klein, Gap, L’Oréal, Ralph Lauren, and Revlon. Fiona is revered by some of the world’s top photographers including Cliff Watts, Yu Tsai, Kenneth Willardt, David Bellemere, Paola Kudacki, and Ben Watts and has been published in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE, W, InStyle and Vanity Fair.


For Fiona's ecommerce site, which she curates with her favorite beauty products, go to Reed Clarke


November 16, 2017 Show

Sue Katz and Lisa Thurman

Co-Founders of Amazing Cosmetics

Sue is a successful stockbroker, mother and makeup artist. On top of her trading history, Sue had worked in the cosmetic world as an artist for 10 years, and when she and Lisa worked with a chemist and developed the Amazing Concealer, she knew she had found the product to suit the needs of her clients perfectly.

Lisa, with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and creative eye, made her dream come true of running her own business one day. By working as a team with Sue, together they focused on creating quality products that performed, including concealers and primers with shades that could go from day to night that addressed every skin tone. 

Heather Hummel

Founder and Creative Director of PathBinder Publishing
She has personally penned over a dozen books (and counting) as a ghostwriter. Her clients include corporations, politicians, philanthropists, dating coaches, real estate agents, public figures, and business leaders. With experience in both traditional and independent publishing, Heather's diverse background and knowledge of the industry appeals to many authors seeking a qualified ghostwriter.

By personal request from Arianna Huffington, Heather is a featured blogger in the Arts & Culture section of the Huffington Post. Her article titled "Why Agents Reject 96% of Author Submissions" gained remarkable attention in the industry, including ReTweets from Publishers Weekly and many quality literary agents.

Television, print, and radio coverage for her clients’ books include: The Today Show and other regional shows; Publishers Weekly, USA Today and the Washington Post; and in magazines that include: Health, Body & Soul, First, and Spry Living, a combined circulation of nearly 20 million in print alone. A contributing author in Successful eBook Publishing: The Complete How-to Guide for Creating and Launching Your Amazon Kindle eBook by David Wogahn, Heather shares her wisdom in a chapter on ghostwriting.

A graduate with High Distinction from the University of Virginia, Heather holds a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree with concentrations in English and Secondary Education.


November 2, 2017 Show

Kaira Rouda

Author of Best Day Ever

Kaira is the USA Today bestselling author of novels including Here, Home, Hope, The Goodbye Year, In the Mirror and All the Difference. Her stories explore what goes on behind closed doors of seemingly perfect lives.

Loretta Swit

Award-winning Actress and Activist
Artist and Watercolorist of SwitHeart: The Watercolour Artistry & Animal Activism of Loretta Swit by/with Mies Hora

Best known as Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan in M*A*S*H, for which she won two EMMY's. Loretta received the BETTY WHITE Award from Actors & Others for Animals on Dec 4, 2016.

Ms. Swit has devoted decades to animal-related causes and is a strong advocate for animals and animal rights. 

SwitHeart includes 65 full-color paintings and drawings. Proceeds from the book will be donated to charities and programs that are as dedicated, as Ms. Swit is, to ending animal suffering and cruelty.


October 19, 2017

Richard A. Marin

Author of Mater Gladiatrix

President and CEO of The New York Wheel, LLC

Richard is involved in managing private equity investments, consulting on major commercial real estate restructuring, acting as an expert witness in securities litigation and teaching asset management at Cornell's Johnson School of Management.

Debbie Turner

Actress, Designer

Debbie is best know as "Marta von Trapp" in the The Sound of Music. She is the lead designer of Debbie Turner Originals/DTO Flowers, LLC.

Meet Debbie October 21 at the Hollywood Show!


Linda Stasi

Author of Book of Judas

Linda is a columnist for the New York Daily News, previously for the New York Post, and has been an on-camera TV co-host with Mark Simone for the past 18 years on NY 1 - Spectrum's "What a Week!" She was named "One of the Fifty Most Powerful Women in NYC" and has won numerous awards.


October 5, 2017 Show

Anita Hughes

Author of Christmas in London

Her writing career began at the age of eight, when she won a national writing contest in THE AUSTRALIAN newspaper, and was named "One of Australia's Next Best Writers."

She received a B.A. in English Literature with a minor in Creative Writing from Bard College, and attended UC Berkeley's Masters in Creative Writing program.

Gabrielle and Brittney

Founders of the Frosting Company

Gabrielle, a recent high school graduate was diagnosed with Leukemia when she was 10 years old. It was through her battle that she became aware of the harmful chemicals and toxins in many of the beauty products she was using. Together with her sister, Brittney, they founded the Frosting Company®, a bath and beauty company that donates a portion of their proceeds to help find a cure for childhood cancer.

Robert Sutton

Author of The Asshole Survival Guide

Bob is a Stanford University professor and author of six management books, including the New York Times bestsellers The No Asshole Rule and Good Boss, Bad Boss. He is an IDEO Fellow and Co-Founder of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and the Stanford Design Institute.



September 21, 2017 Show

Kelly Sullivan Walden

aka "Dream Doctor"

Co-Author with Amy Newmark of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams and the Unexplainable
Best Selling Author, National TV and Radio Dream Expert, Certified Hypnotherapist, Inspirational Speaker
Creator of Dream-Life Coach Training

Mark Anthony

The Psychic Lawyer

Author of Evidence of Eternity and Never Letting Go


September 7, 2017 Show

Christina Julian

Author of The Dating Bender

Wine and Food Columnist for NorthBay Biz Magazine

Her work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Wine Enthusiast, California Home + Design, 7×7, Napa Valley Register, Napa Valley Life, Bohemian and Weekly Calistogan.

Anson Williams

Actor and Director

Best Known as Warren "Potsie" Weber in the TV series Happy Days, and has played the same character "Potsie" in Love, American Style; Laverne & Shirley; and Sabrina, The Teenage Witch.

Anson's cousin (whom he called Uncle) is Dr. Henry Heimlich, who created the Heimlich Maneuver.

Anson is currently working with numerous organizations in an effort to create an ongoing campaign to raise Drowsy Driving Awareness.

Diane Morton-Gattullo

Author of This Life Of Ours

President of Brooklyn Girl Press

Diane is also the author of a series of books and a blog about working in the New York City and Brooklyn nightclub world in the 80's & 90's around the mob.



August 3, 2017 Show

Michael Learned

Emmy-Award Winning Actress, Best Known as "Olivia Walton" on The Waltons

People's Choice Award and 3-time Golden Globe nominee On stage Michael starred in "Steel Magnolias" at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, in the national tour of "On Golden Pond" and in Lewis Black's "One Slight Hitch." Other theatre credits include "Elizabeth the Queen" at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Edward Albee's "All Over" at the Gramercy and McCarter Theatres. She starred in the West Coast premieres of "Woman in Mind" and "Hapgood," both for the American Conservatory Theatre Co. Her Broadway appearances include Gore Vidal's "The Best Man", Wendy Wasserstein's "The Sisters Rosenweig" and recently completed a Broadway production of "The Out Going Tide."

Emma Slater

The winner of Dancing with the Stars 2017, Emma Slater, got her start far from the bright lights of Hollywood. Raised in Tamworth, a medieval town in Staffordshire, England. At the age of four, Slater diligently studied ballet at Novelli Stage School where she developed her love of dance. At the age of sixteen, Slater starred in the stage show, Simply Ballroom, as Principal Latin Dancer. She went on to win the 2005 British Under 21 Latin American Championship at Blackpool and the 2006 UK Under 21 Latin American Championship at Bournemouth. Slater was ranked in the World Top 20 for Under 21 Latin.  In 2007, Slater made her silver screen debut in the Universal Pictures movie, Mamma Mia, with Meryl Streep, where she also sang on the soundtrack. Later that year, Slater was featured in Dirty Dancing at the Aldwych Theatre in London.  Slater joined the Latin and Ballroom show, Burn the Floor, for the world tour and residency on Broadway at Longacre Theatre in 2009. Three short years later in 2012, Slater was invited to join Season 14 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Initially as a troupe member, Emma progressed to Pro status for Season 17. In her first season as a Pro, Slater waltzed her way into the Finals.  Early summer of 2012 took Slater from “feature” to teacher, when she choreographed mega-star, Usher, at the Billboard American Music Awards at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.   The fall of 2016 saw Emma, a self-tanning connoisseur, create a partnership with Norvell. Already a fan of their formulas, Emma worked with Norvell, a brand once only available in professional salons, to create the Dancing with the Stars Self Tanning Collection with Vio-7. It is the first, and only, sunless tanner to include Vio-7 Anti-Orange Formula, a unique blend of bronzer pigments designed to counter unwanted orange undertones. With Slaters help, the brand found distribution at Walmart, Amazon and on HSN.  In a 2017, Emma and partner, NFL star, Rashad Jennings, won the coveted mirror-ball trophy in a moment, second only to, her live on-air proposal by fellow Dancing with the Stars cast member, Sasha Farber. At present, Slater is on tour with Dancing with the Stars Live! When not on tour, Emma resides in West Hollywood, California with her fiancée and their furry four-legged baby, Ruby.


JULY 20, 2017 SHOW

Jackson Murphy   Emmy-winning film critic/entertainment reporter.

Film Critic to Sit in all 2,740 Seats in Regal Movie Theater Complex.
Lights Camera Jackson CHAIR-ATHON 2017 to benefit Michael J. Fox Foundation

Film critic Jackson Murphy (aka Lights Camera Jackson) has sat in hundreds of movie theater chairs throughout his career. On Tuesday, Aug. 8, he will sit in THOUSANDS! As part of LCJ Chairathon 2017, Jackson will do the unimaginable by sitting in every seat in the Regal Colonie Center Stadium 13 & RPX
Theater (Albany, NY), non-stop. The 18-year-old member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association is performing the feat to raise funds for The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.  “I have a close family member who’s fighting Parkinson’s right now, so she’s my inspiration for this,” Jackson said. “Plus, I’ve always been a big fan of Mr. Fox and how he has lived and worked with Parkinson’s disease.”   The Movie (Theater) Event of the Year!  LCJ Chairathon 2017 will be streamed LIVE on multiple platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), so people around the globe can follow Jackson as he goes row by row, section by section, auditorium to auditorium, sitting in every chair in the multiplex - all 2,740! “I started training a few months ago. For a typical movie I spend at least two hours in the same seat,” said Jackson. “For this event I’ll be spending about two seconds in each seat, so it’s definitely going to be a challenge.” Jackson is asking movie fans throughout the world to donate a penny per chair ($27.40), though donations of all sizes will be appreciated. As a Team Fox event, 100 percent of the proceeds will go directly to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.
Donations can be made at: 

David Bell

Author of Bring Her Home

David is a bestselling and award-winning author whose work has been translated into multiple foreign languages. He's currently an associate professor of English at Western Kentucky University. He received an MA in creative writing from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a Ph.D. in American literature and creative writing from the University of Cincinnati. His previous novels are Since She Went Away, Somebody I used to Know, The Forgotten Girl, Never Come Back, The Hiding Place, and Cemetery Girl.

Gabrielle Stone

Actress, Writer, Director

"It Happened Again Last Night" marks the directorial debut of Gabrielle Stone. The daughter of celebrated and accomplished film and TV stars, Dee Wallace and the late Christopher Stone, she has developed a sterling reputation as an Actress/Writer and now Director with an amazing pedigree and an impressive industry list of 40 credits to her name. This is Gabrielle Stone's second best actress win, having previously won for the same role at Pasadena International Film Festival. This is also the second win for BEST SHORT for 'It Happened Again Last Night' at North Hollywood CineFest.


July 6, 2017 Show

Robinne Lee

Actor, Writer, Producer and Author of The Idea of You

Robinne is a graduate of Yale University and Columbia Law School. As a daughter of Jamaican parents of African, Chinese British and Arawak Indian descent, she has long had an affinity for travel and the arts. Her past endeavors include working as an Editorial Assistant for ELLE Magazine, both in New York and Paris, writing celebrity profiles for the now defunct youth culture magazine, TELL, and running a music management company. Robinne has numerous acting credits in both television and film, most notably opposite Will Smith in both Hitch and Seven Pounds, Don Cheadle in Hotel for Dogs, and Jennifer Garner in 13 Going on 30. She recently completed shooting Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed, playing Christian Grey's trusted COO, Ros Bailey. An inactive member of the New York Bar, Robinne has served as a producer on various independent films and regularly speaks on panels regarding the roles of women and actors of color in the industry.      Twitter: @robinnelee




Charlotte Rae

Author with her son Larry Strauss of The Facts of My Life.

Charlotte is an Actress, Singer and TV Icon best know for her role as Mrs. Garrett on the TV series "Diff'rent Strokes" and "The Facts of Life", as Molly the Mail Carrier on "Sesame Street," to a current role opposite Meryl Streep in "Ricki and the Flash".


June 15, 2017 Show

Erin Murphy
One of the most recognized and iconic child stars of the 70's, best known for her role as Tabitha Stephens on the hit series "Bewitched." Erin has transitioned from a child actor to a successful adult, in a very difficult industry, while avoiding all the pitfalls. Ms. Murphy has been called upon as an expert in many areas including: parenting (as a child star and raising six children) while juggling career and family as well as having a child with autism; Running a equestrian center and a ranch (raising and breeding alpacas); A business owner (Erin Murphy Knits) and makeup artist and stylist for years (both magazines and television), she is often called upon to demonstrate makeup, skin care and clothing/ accessories. Erin is currently starring in the award winning Web series "Life Interrupted" with Alison Arngrim (Little House on the Prairie), Dawn Wells (Gilligan's Island) and Michael Learned (The Waltons)

Gabriela Hernandez
Artist, Cosmetic Historian and Designer of Bésame Cosmetics
Bésame Cosmetics was created by Gabriela Hernandez after a life-long love affair with vintage beauty. At 12, Gabriela immigrated to the U.S. from Buenos Aires, always fascinated by her grandmother’s sophisticated beauty routine. She fully realized her passion for the creative arts with a fine art degree from Art Center in Pasadena, California, and became a photographer, art director, and published author (Classic Beauty: The History of Makeup, Schiffer). With her creative background, historical know-how, and cherished memories of her grandmother’s makeup, Gabriela finally developed the beauty brand of her dreams, filled with rich, historical details in wearable long-lasting formulas. She wanted Bésame to bring romance back into the makeup industry, allowing women to feel excited and passionate about their own beauty rituals again.

Jackson Murphy
On-Air Film Critic Since 7 1/2 Years Old. Broadcast Film Critics Association Youngest Member. Time Warner Cable News Weekly On-Air Movie Reviews Segment Appearances on The Tonight Show; 2013 Critic Choice Movie Awards; Weekend Today; The Early Show; Ebert Presents: At the Movies, Fox and Friends; The Nate Berkus Show NY Emmy Award 4-Time Nominee & Youngest Winner.
Twitter: @LCJReviews


May 18, 2017 Show

Camille DiMaio
Author of Before the Rain Falls

Camille recently left an award-winning real estate career in San Antonio to become a full-time writer. Along with her husband of 19 years, she home schools their four children. She has a bucket list that is never-ending, and uses her adventures to inspire her writing. She’s lived in Texas, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California, and spends enough time in Hawaii to feel like a local. She’s traveled to four continents (so far), and met Mother Teresa and Pope John Paul II. She just about fainted when she had a chance to meet her musical idol, Paul McCartney, too. Camille studied political science in college, but found working on actual campaigns much more fun. “The Memory of Us” is Camille’s debut novel.

Susan Wolfe
Author of Escape Velocity

Susan is a lawyer with a B.A. from the University of Chicago and a law degree from Stanford University. After four years of practicing law full time, she bailed out and wrote the best-selling The Last Billable Hour, which won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel. She returned to law for another sixteen years, first as a criminal defense attorney and then as an in-house lawyer for Silicon Valley high-tech companies. Born and raised in San Bernardino, California, she now lives in Palo Alto, California, with her husband, Ralph DeVoe.

Lori Machiorlette

President of Worth Beauty

Worth Beauty is led by Steve and Lori Machiorlette, a seasoned husband-wife team with over 25 years of experience from start-ups to established companies.

blendSMART is the 1st automated makeup brush with interchangeable brush heads that gently rotate at 190 RPM to deliver a consistently flawless finish. This patented technology mimics the circular wrist motion of makeup artists to do the blending for you to empower beauty routines. It is available at prestige beauty sites like Sephora, Dermstore and national department stores.


May 4, 2017 Show

Marki Odom

Licensed Cosmetologist with over 20 years of beauty industry experience. Her background includes working in both television and film as a celebrity makeup artist, talent coordinator, creative director, and contributing beauty writer for Smooches Magazine.

Marki is CEO and founder of Diversified Beauty LLC. She is also a regional representative and trainer for Vita Liberata, which is an amazing organic-based product that provides gorgeous, natural sun kissed skin.

As a QVC Beauty Stylist, Marki has worked with Joan Rivers, Dennis Basso, Bob Mackie, Paula Deen, Michael Jordan, Trish McEvoy, Isaac Mizrahi, Lori Goldstein, Peter Thomas Roth, B Makowski, Mally, Greta Monahan, Dillan Lauren, Lori Griener, Carson Kressley, Cuba Gooding Sr, just to mention a few.


Susan Bernardo
Author, Dancer, Poet, Muse and Explorer

Courtenay Fletcher
Illustrator, Designer, Storyteller, Day-Dreamer, and Curious Human

Susan and Courtenay met in a Mommy and Me class when their kids were tots. The Big Adventures of Tiny House is their third book together. Their last book, The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm - a collaboration with LeVar Burton of Reading Rainbow - was read aloud by First Lady Michelle Obama and sent to the International Space Station as part of Storytime in Space. They hope that Tiny makes his dream come true and finds his way to Mars.


April 20, 2017 Show

Jamie Brenner

Author of The Forever Summer, and The Wedding Sisters, a Target Emerging Author pick and one of PopSugar's Best Books for Women 2016.

Jamie's previous novels include The Gin Lovers, named by Fresh Fiction as one of the Top Thirteen Books to read in 2013.

Rich Little

Master Mimic
Author of Little By Little: People I've Known and Been

Rich is the master mimic of more than 200 voices. With an impressive touring schedule throughout the US and Canada, he has a voice for every administration, including US Presidents: John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Both George Bushes and Barack Obama.


April 6, 2017 Show

Joan Siegel
Joan Siegel founded Puremedy, Inc 11 years ago as a cottage business making and selling her family’s “Original Healing Salve”. This Native American wound healing ointment has been passed down through 7 generations over the past 150 years. She studied the medicine from her grandfather who learned the craft from his grandfather.. It is widely known to be an effective agent in healing chronic wounds, skin infection including MRSA and other superbugs, bed sores, diabetic foot sores, burns, it draws splinters out of the skin, and much more. You will see that this is topical healing salve really should be in every medicine cabinet, in every home and hospital.

Joan earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Finance from Washington State University in 1983. She then worked on Wall Street for 15 years. In 2006 when she chose to leave her lucrative career in order to fulfill her lifelong goal of making her family’s salve available to everyone who needs it.

She built her company with a lot of sweat equity, while waiting tables on the side to pay bills. Today, Puremedy is a thriving million dollar company whose products are sold in over 5000 stores. She is on the precipice of receiving FDA approval to register the Original Healing Salve as a Medical Device which will give her access to the $25 Billion wound care market.

Puremedy will begin this year to donate 100% of it’s profits to their Foundation whose mission it is to build sophisticated health and wellness centers on every Reservation in the US and in Canada beginning with the Lummi Reservation in the Pacific Northwest. She is forging ahead in a new way of doing business as a truly mission driven entrepreneur, while giving back to the original source of her amazing products. Our mission is to do our part to help create a world that works for everyone.

Nicholas Walker

Design Ambassador for Kathy Ireland Worldwide

Leading Horticulturist & Landscape Artist
Nicholas is one of the world's most accomplished garden designer-builders. He is a member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers and the Garden Writer's Association of America. His partnership in Jardin, of kathy ireland Worldwide (kiWW), has established him as one of America's most celebrated and innovative leaders, in the design community.


March 16, 2017 Show

Ashley Roberts

Former member of one of the biggest girl groups in music history The Pussycat Dolls. Host of NBC's national lifestyle show '1st Look'

Spokesmodel for Garnier's self tan and the face of Ambre Solaire No Streak Bronzer. Ashley left The Pussycat Dolls in 2010 to pursue a solo career. Her first official solo single, ‘Yesterday’, was released in November of that year. Her debut solo album, ‘Butterfly Effect’, was released in September 2014, preceded by the single ‘Woman Up’. She is the spokesmodel for Garnier's self tan and the face of Ambre Solaire No Streak Bronzer.

Ashley resides in Los Angeles as well as in London, where her appearances on shows such as ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’, ‘Dancing on Ice’, ‘Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway’, ‘The Jump’, and in the hit comedy the ‘Keith Lemon Sketch Show’ as a regular cast member, have made her one of the most sought after TV personalities in the British Isles.

Ashley has been featured in numerous fashion publications. She will be launching her own line of footwear ALLYN in Spring/Summer 2017.

She is an animal rights activist who supports non-profit organizations such as World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and THE RSPCA.

Mark Anthony

The Psychic Lawyer

Author of Evidence of Eternity and Never Letting Go



March 2, 2017 Show

Heather Dubrow

Co-Author with her husband Terry Dubrow, M.D., of Dr. & Mrs. Guinea Pig.  Heather Dubrow is an actress with an extensive acting career including film, stage, and series regular roles on television shows including Jenny, Stark Raving Mad, That's Life, and Sequestered. She was one of the most popular stars of Bravo's hit series The Real Housewives of Orange County.


2-16-2017 Show

Trish McEvoy

Celebrity Makeup Artist

Trish is the founder of Trish McEvoy, Ltd., an internationally renowned makeup brand. She is the author of The Power of Makeup: Looking Your Level Best at Every Age, and has shared her mastery on numerous network television programs, including Oprah, The Today Show, Larry King Live and Good Morning America, where she served as the beauty expert in residence. Today Trish McEvoy is synonymous with the very same principle that is the foundation of her business: makeup has power, inside and out.


Holly Brown

Author of This is Not Over

Holly is a practicing marriage and family therapist. Her blog, "Bonding Time", is featured on www.PsychTrish , a mental health website with 1.5 million visitors per month.


2-2-2017 Show

Don Most

Actor, Singer, Director
Donny Most is best known for his role as Ralph in the long running television series “Happy Days.” He was singing long before he started working with Ron Howard, Henry Winkler and Garry Marshall. Yes, it’s true. Donny truly has vocal chops and he has a wonderful way of delivering each standard in a way that no one else can, No matter how often you have heard that song before it is as though your are hearing it for the first time, and loving every second of it! Whether it is a ballad, or swinging favorites like Clementine and Mack the Knife, audiences know they are in for a treat by the first note. Donny is currently touring with his band performing his Sings and Swings: Sinatra, Dino, Darin & more show. In this performance, Donny delivers music from Sinatra and Darin, to Dean Martin and Nat King Cole and others from that era. He even shares a few stories and quips from his tenure on the television hit series Happy Days.

Most recently, Don was seen in a recurring role on the hit TV show – “Glee”, as well as starring roles in the indie film – “The Yankles”, and “Chez Upshaw”, starring Kevin Pollack and Illeana Douglas. He just finished starring in “Campin Buddies”, along with a role in the independent film – “Remember Isobel”, and the short film – “Duality.” Most’s other feature film credits include “ED TV”, directed by Ron Howard; “Crazy Mama”, directed by Jonathan Demme, and “The Great Buck Howard”, starring John Malkovich. In television, his other guest starring roles include “Men Of A Certain Age”, “Century City”, ‘Star Trek: Voyager’, ‘Yes, Dear’, ‘The Crow, ‘Sabrina’, ‘Sliders’, ‘Dark Skies’ and ‘The Family Guy’. Following in the footsteps of some of his peers, Don has now directed three feature films. “His first, “The Last Best Sunday”, had its World Premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival, and was a feature film winner at the Telluride IndieFest. “Moola”, starring William Mapother, Shailene Woodley, Treat Williams, Daniel Baldwin, and Curtis Armstrong, premiered at The Newport Beach Film Festival, where it earned Most The Outstanding Achievement In Directing Award. Don also directed “Harley’s Hill”, his first family film, which was recently seen on Showtime, Starz and Encore. In another area, Don has recently gone back to his first love - singing. Don has always loved the standards/swing/big band style of music, and has just mounted his stage show - “Donny Most Sings And Swings”.




Supermodel, Author, TV Personality, Brand Spokesperson

For over two decades as a leading voice and face in the fashion industry, Emme is the iconic world’s first curvy supermodel. With the conviction that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, Emme has paved the way and given women the platform to feel beautiful and empowered.

A TV personality, model, mom, author, brand spokesperson, creative director of her clothing lines, lecturer and globally recognized women’s advocate for positive body image and self-esteem, Emme’s message is clear—to awaken the inner magnificence inherent in each of us, to be whole.

Emme is often consulted and interviewed in the media on eating disorders and body image, fashion trends and model diversity, as well as surviving cancer and women's health. She has appeared on all the major networks, including on Today, Good Morning America, CBS The Early Show, CNN, MSNBC, Access Hollywood, and Entertainment Tonight. Her press coverage includes The New York Times, Women’s Wear Daily, People, Glamour, Marie Claire, TIME, and the Wall Street Journal.

She has twice been selected to People magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People” and Ladies’ Home Journal chose her as one of the “Most Important Women in America” and one of the “Most Fascinating Women of the Year.” These accolades are truly representative of her tireless commitment to advocacy. She has also been honored as one of Glamour magazine’s “Women of the Year” and as one of Biography magazine’s “25 Most Influential Women.” Emme is an ambassador to The National Eating Disorders Association, honorary board member to Project Heal, and also donates her time to the Girl Scouts of America.

Emme’s passion for nature and fitness fuels her active lifestyle, which includes snowshoeing, boogie boarding, bike-athons, hiking, yoga and swimming.

Emme’s podcast—EMME: Life Lessons—is available at .

Emme’s new activewear and athleisure line is available on .

Emme’s ongoing inclusive fashion design initiative—Fashion Without Limits: Changing the Face of Fashion—teaches future fashion designers in design school how to design for a full size range of women, size 0-24. For more information on it, please visit .

To learn more and sign up for Emme’s newsletter please go to; follow her on social media at @SupermodelEmme .


January 19, 2017 Show

Gary Pica and Ryan Tegeler

The PhillyNomBros

Gary Pica and Ryan Tegeler are both South Philly residents and graduates of Saint Joseph’s University who jointly run the increasingly popular Instagram account @PhillyNomBros, which features a refreshing variety of food in Philadelphia. The Philly Nom Bros pride themselves on eating and photographing 99.9% of the food shown on their account. Whether you are looking for a hip new restaurant to try in Philly or if you enjoy visually mouthwatering pictures, be sure to follow @PhillyNomBros on social media to see where they are eating next!


Loretta Swit

Award-winning actress and Activist
Artist and Watercolorist of SwitHeart: The Watercolour Artistry & Animal Activism of Loretta Swit by/with Mies Hora
Best known as Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan in M*A*S*H, for which she won two EMMY's
Loretta received the BETTY WHITE Award from Actors & Others for Animals on Dec 4, 2016

Ms. Swit has devoted decades to animal-related causes and is a strong advocate for animals and animal rights. In September, she was awarded the 2016 Global Wildlife Conservation Champion Award by the GES Africa Conservation Fund for her support of animal conservation efforts, kindness, compassion and generosity.

Ms. Swit just received the Global Champion Award at Metropolitan Fashion Week and is scheduled to receive The Compassion in Action Award (GES Africa Conservation Fund), 2 Career Achievement Awards (Film Festivals Ft. Lauderdale/St. Augustine), Westminster Animal Welfare & Leadership Award, the Red Cross Humanitarian Award, Global Wildlife Conservation Award, and on Nov 12th, she was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Polish Film Festival.

SwitHeart includes 65 full-color paintings and drawings. Proceeds from the book will be donated to charities and programs that are as dedicated, as Ms. Swit is, to ending animal suffering and cruelty.



December 15, 2016 Show

Debbie Turner

Actress, Designer.
2016 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Academy Award Wins for The Sound of Music!
Debbie is best known as "Marta von Trapp" in the The Sound of Music. She is the lead designer of Debbie

Turner Originals/DTO Flowers, LLC.

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Debbie Turner's Latest Works on FaceBook


Tippi Hedren

Author of Tippi, A Memoir

Tippi is an actress and activist for animal rights, as well as a recognized humanitarian for her efforts and dedication to the women of Vietnam, helping create a multi-billion dollar manicuring industry. She has appeared in over 35 TV projects and more than 45 films, including the starring roles in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds and Marnie, Charlie Chaplin's A Countess from Hong Kong, and Roar. She is the founder of The Shambala Preserve, a wild animal sanctuary.



December 8, 2016 Show

Lorraine Pascale

Supermodel-turned-World Renowned-Chef  

Food Network's newest...and most beautiful...Star 

The British beauty's life story is inspiring -- Given up for adoption and growing up in foster care, Lorraine rose to supermodel stardom at the age of 16, gracing the covers of countless fashion magazines including Vogue and Elle and was featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue as well as fashion campaigns for the likes of Chanel, Versace and Lagerfeld.  After taking the modeling world by storm, Lorraine, looking to establish an even wider career, discovered that her passion for great food, also lay in the art of creating great cuisine.  And just as with her modeling career, Lorraine's extraordinary culinary talent skyrocketed the startling beauty into one of the culinary world's most successful and sought after personalities -- she is the author of several #1 Bestsellers, owner of a well-known London bake shop (which counts numerous celebrities among its loyal and even royal fans) and host of shows on the Cooking Channel. And now, the supermodel-turned-world famous chef, has two shows premiering this month on the Food Network -- Worst Bakers in America and Holiday Baking Championship


December 1, 2016 Show

Nicholas Walker

Design Ambassador for Kathy Ireland Worldwide

Leading Horticulturist & Landscape Artist
Nicholas is one of the world's most accomplished garden designer-builders. He is a member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers and the Garden Writer's Association of America. His partnership in Jardin, of kathy ireland Worldwide (kiWW), has established him as one of America's most celebrated and innovative leaders, in the design community.

Jo Dee Messina

Jo Dee is a seasoned veteran in the music industry, always evolving and reintroducing herself and her sound as she gains new experiences in life. Jumpstarting her career, Jo Dee's breakout song, "Heads Carolina, Tails California," made her a household name. Following the success of her debut, Jo Dee posted nine No. 1 hits, sixteen Top 40 songs, sold over five million albums worldwide, and was honored by the ACM Awards, CMA Awards and GRAMMY Awards. As Jo Dee's resume grew, she proved to be a trendsetter and history-maker, becoming the first female in country music history to celebrate three consecutive multi-week, chart-topping songs.
Jo Dee later parted ways with her long-time record label and embraced the strong, empowered female persona for which she became known. Taking matters into her own hands, Jo Dee created Dreambound Records, called on her fans to become her dedicated team, and released her most personal album to date, Me.


November 3, 2016 Show

Lonnie Ostrow

Author of Poet of the Wrong Generation

Lonnie has been an innovator, storyteller, promoter and celebrity-insider for more than two decades. With Poet Of The Wrong Generation, he combines all his unique experiences to bring you a novel of love & betrayal, music & fanfare, downfall & redemption -- a fable of stardom’s rewards, set in New York City during the 1990s. Since 2001, Mr. Ostrow has been the publicity/marketing director & researcher for the iconic best-selling novelist Barbara Bradford. Previously he served as a PR executive, promoting an assortment of first-time celebrity authors including Ray Manzarek of The Doors and actor Buddy Ebsen. From 1995 – 2001, Mr. Ostrow was widely credited with inventing the “living celebrity postal phenomenon.” In all, he worked with more than 40 legendary personalities, creating major media events to celebrate their postal recognition by an assortment of foreign nations. He is a graduate of Adelphi University, and a former longtime radio host of Beyond The Beatles: From Wings To The Wilburies (1990 - 1996) on 90.3-FM. In his spare time, Ostrow assists an assortment of first-time authors with the editing and marketing of their debut novels.     For Book Click Here


October 20, 2016 Show

Joan Robbins

President of Talent and Co-Producer at Entertainment Studios in Los Angeles
Co-Host with Vince Papale of the new entertainment show The Invincible A List with Vince and Joan
Joan won an Emmy for the show CARS.TV, airing in syndication and on CARS.TV, a channel on the Verizon Fios HD Network. A graduate of Penn State University, Robbins began her career at Channel 29 before moving to Los Angeles. She worked there at The Mike Douglas Show, Telepictures Corporation (now part of Warner Brothers), The Ron Regan Show on Fox, One on One With John Tesh for NBC, Body By Jake for ESPN and many other productions. In 1994 she was the first person Chairman and CEO Byron Allen hired for his new company Entertainment Studios. During her tenure she has booked and produced segments and interviewed everyone from the late Senator Ted Kennedy to Secretary of State Colin Powell, George Clooney, Barack Obama, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Virgin Airlines Chairman Richard Branson, Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos, Sandra Bullock and many more. After many years on the west coast, she returned to the Philadelphia area, where she continues to work for Entertainment Studios.


Wendy Corsi Staub

Author of Something Buried, Something Blue
Wendy is a New York Times bestseller and award-winning author of more than 80 novels. A two-time finalist for the prestigious Simon and Schuster Mary Higgins Clark Award, she's won the 2008 RT Award for Career Achievement in Suspense, the 2007 RWA-NYC Golden Apple Award for Lifetime Achievement, an RWA Rita award, and 5 WLA Washington Irving Prizes for Fiction. Wendy grew up in a small town near Buffalo, NY and graduated from SUNY Fredonia. She now lives in the New York City suburbs with her husband and sons. Always one to root for the underdog, Wendy is an animal rights advocate, volunteering with several pet rescue organizations, and was a national spokesperson for the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation.


Regina Calcaterra, Esq. (right)

Co-Author of Girl Unbroken
Author of New York Times Best Seller Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island, which has been integrated into academic curriculums nationwide. She is a partner at Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz and a passionate advocate for children in foster care.

Regina is the recipient of Primi-Dieci Society and the Italy-American Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award, The Children of Bellevue for serving as a role model for foster children, Speak Out for a Child Award from CASA-NYC, the Maxine Postal Humanitarian Award, the East End Women's Network Woman of the Year Award, and the Geraldine Ferraro Award of Courage.  Board Vice-President of You Gotta Believe, an organization that works towards finding older foster children forever homes.   Facebook:  Twitter:@rcalcaterra

Rosie Maloney  (left)

Co-Author of Girl Unbroken
Rosie and her husband Bobby are the proud parents of Daniel, Alexis and Brody. She is a graduate of Idaho State University at Pocatello and presently serves as an account executive at First Digital Telecom.



October 6, 2016 Show

Willie Freitas

Herbivore Botanicals Assistant Account Manager

Brand Bio: Dynamic wife and husband duo Julia Wills and Alex Kummerow began their skin care journey 5 years ago with a single soap-making kit and unstoppable inspiration. Having recently finished an education in holistic health, Julia was determined to create a gentle and naturally nourishing soap to ease Alex's easily irritated skin. Discovering an intuitive knack for formulating, she quickly impressed not only her husband, but also her friends and family with a wide assortment of natural remedies that went way beyond a cleansing bar. Sharing his wife's frustration with chemical-based mainstream skin care options, Alex put his creative zeal for multi-media graphic design to work and Herbivore Botanicals debuted on Etsy in 2011. 5 years later, Julia and Alex have set the skin care bar for truly natural results-driven luxury.

Brian Cano

Producer, Tech Specialist, Scientist of the Paranormal Team Member of the SYFY Hit Series Haunted Collector, Haunted Snug Harbor and Scared!


September 15, 2016 Show

Linda Thompson

Award-Winning Songwriter


Author of A LITTLE THING CALLED LIFE On Loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and Songs in Between

Linda has been nominated for an Academy Award and a Grammy Award, and won an Emmy Award for writing some of the most recognized songs of a generation. She starred on the long-running hit television series Hee-Haw for 15 years, as well as the reality show Princes of Malibu with her sons, Brandon and Brody Jenner.

Hillary Whittington

Author (with Kristine Gasbarre) of RAISING RYLAND Our Story of Parenting a Transgender Child with No Strings Attached

Mother of two, Hillary has advocated for her children for years serving as a classroom volunteer, PTA leader and public speaker. Her biggest aspiration is to make this world a more understanding place not only for her children but for everyone. Through RAISING RYLAND, Hillary hopes to bring hope, strength, and humor to her experiences as a parent of a transgender child. In sharing her story, she encourages readers to have the courage to make the world a better place for us all.



August 18, 2016 Show

Kim Gravel

Television Host, Entrepreneur, Public Speaker, Leader

Kim is regularly seen on The Steve Harvey Show and Headline News Network as a recurring contributor, is featured on the SiriusXM Radio show Dirty Pop with Lance Bass in the weekly advice column segment "Gravel Mail" and starred in the hit weekly docu-series "Kim of Queens" on the Lifetime Network. Kim's newest venture, the Belle By Kim Gravel, apparel and cosmetic line, launches on QVC in August 2016. In 1991, at the age of 19, Kim became one of the youngest Miss Georgias in the state pageant's history. She went on to represent her home state in the Miss America pageant and as a result was asked to serve as US Goodwill Ambassador to Japan. Kim is also a certified Life Coach. She is a sought after keynote speaker, specializing in the areas of women's empowerment, inspirational motivation, and beauty and image perception. She also hosts her own sold-out women's conferences annually in Atlanta.

Diane Cantwell, Ph.D.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Hypnotherapist & National Board Certified Teacher
Diane received an Educational Specialist Degree in Guidance and Counseling from Barry University. She received her certification as a Clinical Hypnotherapist at the Hypnosis Motivation Institute, the first nationally accredited school for hypnosis in the United States.


Jackson Murphy

a.k.a "Lights-Camera-Jackson"

On-Air Film Critic Since 7 1/2 Years Old
Broadcast Film Critics Association Youngest Member
Time Warner Cable News Weekly On-Air Movie Reviews Segment Appearances on The Tonight Show; 2013 Critic Choice Movie Awards; Weekend Today; The Early Show; Ebert Presents: At the Movies, Fox and Friends; The Nate Berkus Show NY Emmy Award 4-Time Nominee & Youngest Winner

Website:  Twitter: @LCJReviews



August 4, 2016 Show

Carol of Farnesi Travel

World Traveler with Ray Farnesi     Chit Chat Cafe Travel Contributor

Twitter: @FarnesiTrave     Instagram: FarnesiTravel



July 21, 2016 Show


Allison Winn Scotch

Author of In Twenty Years

Allison is the New York Times bestselling author of six novels, including Time of My Life and The Theory of Opposites. She lives in Los Angeles with her family and their dogs.

Frederick J. Amendolia

Associate Broker/Regional Recruiter at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Fox & Roach

There may really be no need to introduce Freddie Amendolia to our listeners...he seems to know the WORLD! Freddie's been putting smiles on Client's faces for more then three decades! This agent could write a book on networking. Freddie's wonderful personality, along with his charm and genuine desire to devote his whole heart and soul to each client makes him endeared by all. He started his long real estate career in Philadelphia in 1980 and also has a strong background in Estate Planning. He has been honored with the designation "Certified Senior Advisor" by the Society of Certified Senior Advisors. He is a Certified Distressed Property Expert. His awards for professional achievement are many, and holds the prestigious Prudential award, "Top Gun" for Excellence. He is active in giving back to the community via Children's Miracle Network, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, The MS Society to name a few... as well as being a Noble of Shriners International.



July 7, 2016 Show

Kathryn Kemp Guylay

Author of Give It a Go: Eat a Rainbow

Kathryn is a certified nutritional counselor with a master's degree in business and a successful career as a management consultant. She is the founder and executive director of the national non-profit organization Nurture and Healthy Solutions of Sun Valley. She is a speaker to various organizations, including non-profits, schools and corporations. Kathryn is the host of her own radio show on wellness on KDPI 88.5 FM.

Barbara Taylor Bradford

#1 New York Times Bestselling Author

Barbara was raised in England where she began her writing career as a journalist. She has written 30 international bestsellers with 93 million copies of her books sold. The Cavendon Luck is her 31st novel. In 2007 Queen Elizabeth awarded her the OBE (Order of the British Empire) for her literary achievements. A Women of Substance, her first book, has sold more than 32 million copies. She lives in New York with her husband of 53 years, TV and film producer Robert Bradford.



June 16, 2016 Show

Kim Russo

Author of The Happy Medium

Star of the Lifetime Movie Network’s series The Haunting Of . . . .

She does readings, leads courses, and speaks at hundreds of engagements across the country, attended by thousands of people of all ages, religions, and beliefs. She was named 2015 “Best Psychic on Long Island” by the Best of Long Island Press. She lives in East Meadow, New York.


Cindy Shubin

South Jersey resident for the past 11 years, grew up in Philly, single mom of a 29 year old son living in San Fran. Travel Industry professional since 1984 starting out as travel agent for a large Philly agency and now working in sales for both tour operators & hotels since 1992. Right now currently working as the Mid Atlantic Business Development Manager for Playa Hotels & Resorts. Love to travel and my favorite spots are the South of France, Italy, Greece, Cabo, Jamaica and California. Happy when biking, playing tennis or golf as well as anything near a beach or on the water. Summer is my favorite time of the year, love trying new restaurants, movies, cooking, concerts and hanging with friends & family.



June 2, 2016 Show

Jessica Brighton

Former Escort Turned Relationship Coach
The age old profession has come back to life recently, with the newly formed Series You Me and Her, as well as the movie The Girlfriend Experience. Call girls, escorts, or mistresses of the night, whatever it is we refer to them as Jess Brighton knows first hand. As a former escort now relationship coach, Jess is helping women worldwide in the area of sex and intimacy. With her guidance women are learning how men view themselves and their relationships. Jess has knowledge of what makes a man tick.
You Me And Her:
The Girlfriend Experince:

Gina L. Mulligan

Author of Remember the Ladies.

Gina began her writing career over 20 years ago as a freelance journalist for national magazines. Her short stories have appeared in Star 82 Review and Storyacious, were performed at Stories on Stage Sacramento, and were included in the anthology Not Your Mother's Book...on Dogs. She's won awards from the Abilene Writers Guild, San Francisco LitQuake, and the Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition.

After her own diagnosis, Gina founded Girls Love Mail, a charity that collects handwritten letters of encouragement for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. She was honored for her charitable work on The Steve Harvey Show.

Alex Nelson and Mike Rubino

The A&M | Lifestyle Blog

The A&M is a lifestyle blog aimed at being a site for everyone. We started our blog for a few reasons. We wanted a creative outlet where we could share our thoughts and ideas. We love fashion, skin care, food, and more! After spending our college years in the books, we needed a creative outlet. After putting it off long enough, we decided to go for it and start our very own blog. We love being able to share our tips and tricks with everyone. It seemed as if our friends kept asking us about the ins and outs of our everyday lives. We also wanted a place where we could talk about the things we love. We hit a point where we knew we needed a place to share all of those things. Hence, the creation of The A&M.

Blog:  | Instagram: @alexandmike | Facebook: The A&M



May 19, 2016 Show

Jackson Murphy

a.k.a "Lights-Camera-Jackson"

On-Air Film Critic Since 7 1/2 Years Old
Broadcast Film Critics Association Youngest Member
Time Warner Cable News Weekly On-Air Movie Reviews Segment Appearances on The Tonight Show; 2013 Critic Choice Movie Awards; Weekend Today; The Early Show; Ebert Presents: At the Movies, Fox and Friends; The Nate Berkus Show NY Emmy Award 4-Time Nominee & Youngest Winner

Website:    Twitter: @LCJReviews


Karen S. Behnke

Founder & CEO of Juice Beauty

Juice Beauty is an Organic eco-chic beauty products company. Karen developed a keen interest in personal care products upon becoming pregnant with her first child at the age of 40, and was astounded to learn that, although the skin absorbs over 60% of what is placed on it, there were very few available healthy personal care products that worked well. Karen subsequently bought the name "Juice Beauty" and launched the company.

Juice Beauty now has over 125 employees and has key retail partnerships with ULTA Beauty's prestige section, Whole Foods, Parmaca, and high end spas and boutiques such as Rancho La Perta, Blue Mercury and Murale with Juice Beauty's products selling in more than 1200 stores.


Frederic Fekkai

For over two decades, Federic Fekkai has shaped the international beauty landscape.

Leader in luxury hair care, offering a complete range of innovative products and exclusive, full-service salons. The company is dedicated to creating a unique portrait of style for each individual, Fekkai products are distributed through the finest beauty retailers around the world and, of course, in the legendary Frederic Fekkai Salons.      Facebook:

Twitter: @Fekkai



May 5, 2016 Show

Sharone Hakman

Chef, Culinary Showman
Seen on Kocktails With Khloe
Formerly a financial planner, Sharone left the corporate world to follow his true love for food by pursuing a career as a chef. His standout performance on Fox’s hit show Master Chef ignited a new vision for Sharone’s aspirations in the culinary world. Now, a highly acclaimed chef, owner of a barbecue sauce company, dedicated family man and active lifestyle enthusiast, Sharone puts as much love into his food as he does into his zest for life. His celebrity clientele and international television success has not steered Sharone away from who he is: a man who creates love and passion through his food.


Avi Loren Fox

Designer, Entrepreneur

Wild Mantle is an emerging brand of iconic hooded-scarves, or “mantles,” that turn anything you’re wearing into a cozy hoodie. Designed by 29 year old woman entrepreneur Avi Loren Fox, Wild Mantle’s customers say the hoodies “feel like a hug.” Avi is currently on Kickstarter launching her Summer Collection of loose fitting hoodies and cloaks for warm weather adventures. To be one of the first to order a mantle, search for "Wild Mantle" on before May 8 - when the campaign ends!



April 21, 2016 Show

Rolonda Watts

Author of Destiny Lingers
Emmy and Cable Ace Award–nominated journalist, television and radio talk show host, executive producer, actor, comedienne, voice artist, speaker, humanitarian, and author.
She can currently be seen on Dr. Drew on HLN. She can also be heard as Professor Wiseman on "Curious George," as the announcer for "Divorce Court," and as warrior priestess Illoai in the latest League of Legends video game. In 2016 she will have a recurring role on the Bounce TV series "In the Cut." She holds degrees from Spelman College, a master's degree from Columbia University, and an honorary doctorate from Winston-Salem State University.

Amy Newmark

Co-Author with Brooke Burke-Charvet of Chicken Soup for the Soul: the joy of less Writer, Speaker, Wall Street Analyst and business executive in the worlds of finance and telecommunications for thirty years. Today she is publisher, editor-in-chief and coauthor of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series.
Follow her on Twitter @amynewmark and @chickensoupsoul


April 7, 2016 Show

Kaylin McFarren

Kaylin McFarren is the pen name for Linda Yoshida

Her novels include Flaherty's Crossing, and the Threads series: Severed Threads, Buried Threads and the upcoming Banished Threads. She has earned more than a dozen literary awards and was a 2008 finalist in the prestigious RWA Golden Heart contest. She is a member of RWA, Rose City Romance Writers, and Williamette Writers.

Stephanie Evanovich

Full-fledged Jersey girl from Asbury Park

Author of The Total Package

New York Times Bestselling Author of Big Girl Panties and The Sweet Spot 


March 24, 2016 Show

Julia Kato

Best Known as Kira in the pop culture phenomenon and award winning TV show Rugrats, Rugrats in Paris: The Movie, All Grown Up and the Rugrats Go Wild movie. Kira’s debut episode was voted “The Favorite Rugrats Episode of All Time,” and nominated for an Emmy Award. Julia and the rest of the cast were on hand when The Rugrats received their Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2001. The Rugrats have recently made news with The Splat, the new network from Nickelodeon, to air the classic show. Julia’s other credits include Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs, Married With Children, Mater’s Tall Tales, cartoons for Batman/Ironman/Superman, commercials/video games and spokesperson/modeling.

Photos courtesy of Nickelodeon

Farrah Krenek

Actor, Star in Orange is the New Black, Saturday Night Live, Nurse Jackie, Law and Order to name just a few. Born, raised, and educated in New York, Farrah comes from a unique and diverse European background. She found her passion for the film industry as a child traveling and visiting relatives when she realized her strong connection to the camera that could capture moments she wanted to take with her, wherever she went.

Farrah found the need for a voice at an early age when she was often mistaken and teased as a boy. She has taken her love for acting and developed a strong voice for those who have had a hard time fitting in. She says, “Be proud! Stand tall!” She works hard to inspire people to love themselves through her thriving acting career.

Her upcoming projects releasing this year are Sisters with Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, Freeheld with Julianne Moore and Ellen Paige, and Ricki and the Flash with Meryl Streep.
Farah's journey is one of change while shining a light on acceptance.

Movies: Skeleton Twins with Kristen Wig, Bill Hader, and Luke Wilson. Freud’s Magic Power, Old Dogs, I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, The Taking of Pelham 123. Commercials: Foot Locker and World Wildlife Fund.


Sean O'Neal
Son of Oscar-Winning Actor Tatum O'Neal and Tennis Champion John McEnroe
Sean states "Born and raised in New York City, I remember wandering the streets as a youngster, stumbling towards whatever came my way. I found myself, though, often wanting to be in museums more than anywhere else - from the Guggenheim to the Natural History to the Modern Museum of Art. But it was the Met that became my sanctuary. I spent as much time as I could there. At first, I was awed by French Impressionism and paintings from the Italian Renaissance. And then, as I matured, I fell in love with the works of Friedrich, Turner, Vermeer, Van Gogh and Monet. It wasn't just the beauty or the sense of wonder I felt when looking at their paintings, but the poeticism and emotion expressed in them that inspired me to become an artist.
When I discovered photography, I learned that my art, my expression was going to revolve around nature. I would go out to shoot and most of the time, I wouldn't even take any photos. I would just listen. I would try to be as open as possible to what was around me. And as my thoughts became clearer and my senses sharper, I slowly began to connect more and more to nature. That's what I wanted to photograph most: moments of connection, of communication. That's what I want to share with the world.
I want to reconnect people to nature, I want to inspire them to become passionate about plants and flowers, mountains and deserts, the ocean and the clouds in the sky. I don't think people realize how much spending time in nature can transform their lives.
I want my images to reflect the truth of what I see in the moment I take the photograph. That's why I don't edit any of my photos. If I edit the photos to look different than what I see when I'm there, I think that takes away from what I'm trying to accomplish. My goal is to capture the true essence of nature and to show the beauty of the world in the most authentic way possible. I want to give people a reason to start protecting the earth again."


March 3, 2016 Show

Mark Anthony

The Psychic Lawyer and Author of Evidence of Eternity

Evidence of Eternity: Healing Grief Through Spirit Contact with Mark Anthony
2 Evidential Gallery Readings
Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9, 2016, 7 to 10 pm at the Edgar Cayce Center, New York, NY

For info go to

Join Psychic Explorer Mark Anthony on the Mystical Mayan Cruise October 22 to October 27, 2016
For info call 800-627-2222 or visit


February 25, 2016 Show

Mark Veeder

is the pioneer plantsman behind the discovery and patenting of Echinacea GreenEnvy™, a unique variant of Echinacea Purpurea. He has partnered with farming expert Robert Beyfuss to cultivate the plant in upstate New York. Together, they are creating jobs and changing lives in their local community. When not on the farm Mark can be found at the helm of the marketing agency VP+C based in lower Manhattan.

Juan Martinez

Prosecutor of the Jodi Arias Trial

Author of Conviction: Untold Story of Putting Jodi Arias Behind Bars

Juan Martinez is a Maricopa County Prosecutor and is counted amongst the top death-penalty prosecutors in Arizona. He gained prominence prosecuting Jodi Arias for the murder of Travis Alexander.


February 18, 2016 Show

Aspen Matis

Author of Girl in the Woods, A Memoir

In 2008, on her second night of college, Aspen Matis was raped by a fellow student. Shattered and alone she fled to the Mexican Border to begin a 2,650 mile walk through unforgiving desert and mountains to Canada. Girl in the Woods is the story of how her recklessness became her salvation.


Annette Dunn, CEO of Jumbo Minds


Corrine Knight, Chief Educational Officer and Co-Founder of Jumbo Minds

Jumbo Minds' Science ABCs book collection includes four books: ABCs of Biology; Chemistry; Earth Science; and Physics


Rashied Amini

Former NASA Jet Propulsion Lab Systems Engineer

Developer of Nanaya, a ground-breaking new app, which can help people gain insight into their love lives. It's a scientific app that uses algorithms and data mining in over 1000 dimensions to calculate the odds of finding love.

Jackson Murphy

a.k.a "Lights-Camera-Jackson"

On-Air Film Critic Since 7 1/2 Years Old
Broadcast Film Critics Association Youngest Member
Time Warner Cable News Weekly On-Air Movie Reviews Segment Appearances on The Tonight Show; 2013 Critic Choice Movie Awards; Weekend Today; The Early Show; Ebert Presents: At the Movies, Fox and Friends; The Nate Berkus Show NY Emmy Award 4-Time Nominee & Youngest Winner

Website:    Twitter: @LCJReviews




February 4, 2016 Show

Sarah Potempa

Celebrity Hair Stylist

Creator and Inventor of The BEACHWAVER Pro, a Professional Rotating Curling Iron, which has won 5 awards, including Allure's Best of Beauty Award

Official Hair Sponsor of the 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Sarah has styled hair for covers of magazines, movie premieres, ad campaigns, celebrities, and even styled the President.

Diane Morton-Gattullo


Author of This Life of Ours

Writer and President of Brooklyn Girl Press, LLC




January 21, 2016 Show

Dr. Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Author of Unlocking Parental Intelligence: Finding Meaning in Your Child's Behavior
She is a Psychoanalyst Specializing in Clinical Training in Infant-Parent, Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychotherapy.

She has written extensively on parenting in Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, The International Journal of Infant Observation, The Inner World of the Mother, Newsday's Parents & Children Magazine, Long Island Parent.

She writes a popular column PARENTAL INTELLIGENCE in Moms Magazine and blogs for Huffington Post.

Terri Lamb
President of Washington Redskins Cheerleaders Alumni Association

Co-Founder of The National Football Cheerleaders Alumni Organization (NFCAO)

Former Washington Redskins Redskinette Cheerleader

Washington Redskins Cheerleaders Alumni Association

Facebook: Washington Redskins Cheerleaders Alumni Association
Twitter: @WRCAA      Instagram: wrcaa

National Football Cheerleaders Alumni Organization
Facebook: National Football Cheerleaders Alumni Organization
Twitter: @NFLCheerAlumni
Instagram: nflcheeralumni

Joseph Pillsbury

Author, Illustrator and Photographer of

Actual Factual Magic: A Simplified Guide to Walt Disney World


January 7, 2016 Show

Kelly Sullivan Walden

Co-Author with Amy Newmark of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams and Premonitions

Best Selling Author, National TV and Radio Dream Expert, Certified Hypnotherapist, Inspirational Speaker

Tata Harper

Inventor and Manufacturer of the

World's Finest 100% Natural Highly Effective and Luxurious Anti-Aging Beauty Products

that are Completely Free of Synthetic and Chemical Ingredients



December 17, 2015 Show

Valerie Ramsey

Model, Speaker

Author of Gracefully - Looking & Being Your Best at Any Age and Creating What's Next - Gracefully

Executive Editor of Fabulously 50+ Magazine

The Face and Spokesperson for Orchard Brands' Live Beautiful at Every Age National Campaign


Vicki Abelson

Writer, Performer, Producer, Promoter

Author of Don't Jump: Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n Roll...And My Fucking Mother

Featured Contributor to The Huffington Post, The Fix and Reimagine Magazine


December 3, 2015 Show

Romy Block, M.D., and Arielle Levitan, M.D.

Co-Authors of The Vitamin Solution

Co-Founders of Vous Vitamin


Laura Nicole Diamond

Author of Shelter Us

Civil Rights Lawyer

Editor of Deliver Me: True Confessions of Motherhood

Former Editor-In-Chief of L.A. Family Magazine



November 19, 2015 Show

Pastor Tim Timberlake

Author of Abandon: Laying Aside Your Plan for God's Purpose

Lead Pastor of Christian Faith Center in Creedmoor, NC

Gifted Communicator and Teacher

Lyric Benson

Spiritual Teacher and Activist

Daughter of Actor, Director Robby Benson and Singer, Songwriter Karla DeVito

Lyric's mission is to spread the message of peace, love, and Divine-realization in the transformation poetry book French Kissing God: A Journey to Enlightenment



November 12, 2015 Show

Bebe Buell

Singer, Songwriter, Performer

Mother of Liv Tyler

Muse, Model, Celebrated Lover, Manager

Best-Selling Author and Pop Culture Icon

Affectionately called "Friend to the Stars", "Legendary Beauty"

Arnie Kozak

Author of Mindfulness A to Z, 108 Insights for Awakening Now

Speaker and Workshop leader bringing mindfulness and the Buddha's psychology to life

Founder of Exquisite Mind, a consultation service



November 5, 2015 Show

3 of the children from the movie The Sound of Music drop by the Chit-Chat Cafe'

Photo from the famous meadow in the movie!


Left to Right:

Debbie Turner, Nicholas Hammond, Heather Menzies, Duane Chase

Debbie Turner

Duane Chase

Heather Menzies


October 29, 2015 Show

Bruce Tango

Paranormal Investigator seen on SYFY's Ghost Hunters

Highly-Decorated and Retired Police Officer

Has Received 3 Valor Awards for Heroism in the line of duty

For info and tickets for Monster Mash Mayhem II, go to


October 22, 2015 Show

Megan Abbott

Edgar-Winning Author of seven novels, including Dare Me, The End of Everything and The Fever

Winner of the International Thriller Writers and Strand Critics Award for Best Novel and chosen one of the Best Books of 2014 by Amazon, NPR, Boston Globe and L.A. Times.

Her stories have appeared in anthologies including Best American Mystery Stories of 2014. Her next novel, You will Know Me, comes out in July 2016


Wendy Corsi Staub

Author of new series, the "Mundy's Landing" adult suspense trilogy, with the launch title Blood Red
Award-Winning New York Times Best-Selling Author of more than 80 novels

Nominated for the Mary Higgins Clark Award

Winner of the 2008 RT Award for Career Achievement in Suspense and the 2007 RWA-NYC Golden Apple Award for Lifetime Achievement

Recipient of the RWA Rita Award

Honored 5 times with the Westchester Library Association's Irving Prize for Fiction

Recognized as one of WLA's Millennial Authors in 2000


October 15, 2015 Show

Andrew Mayne

Author of Name of The Devil, the second Jessica Blackwood Novel

Illusionist and Star of A&E's magic reality show Don't Trust Andrew Mayne

He has worked with David Copperfield, Penn & Teller, and David Blaine


Noelle August

Pseudonym for:

Lorin Oberweger, renowned editor and award winning writer,

and Veronica Rossi, New York Times bestselling YA author


October 8, 2015 Show

Sigal Samuel

Author of The Mystics of Mile End

Award-Winning Fiction Writer, Journalist, Essayist, Playwright

Currently, a writer and editor for the Jewish Daily Forward, she has also published work in the Daily Beast, the Rumpus, BuzzFeed and the Walrus. Her six plays have been produced in theaters from Vancouver to New York.


Mary Pflum Peterson

Author of White Dresses, A Memoir of Love and Secrets, Mothers and Daughters

Veteran Multi-Emmy-Award Winning Producer at Good Morning America

Producer and Reporter for CNN


October 1, 2015 Show


Iris Johansen

New York Times Bestselling Author of:

Shadow Play, An Eve Duncan Novel
Your Next Breath, The Perfect Witness, Live to See Tomorrow, Silencing Eve, Hunting Eve, Taking Eve, Sleep No More, What Doesn't Kill You, Bonnie, Quinn, Eve,Chasing The Night, Eight Days to Live, Blood Game, Deadlock, Dark Summer, Pandora's Daughter, Quicksand, Killer Dreams, On The Run, Countdown, Firestorm, Fatal Tide, Dead Aim, and more.



Ellen Herrick

Author of The Sparrow Sisters, A Novel

Publishing executive in New York until she moved to London for a brief stint; she returned nearly twenty years later with three grown children (her own, it must be said). She now divides her time between Cambridge, Massachusetts and a small Cape Cod town very much like Granite Point.



September 24, 2015 Show

Nicholas Walker

Design Ambassador for Kathy Ireland Worldwide

Leading Horticulturist & Landscape Artist


Scott's Pizza Tours

Scott’s love for pizza began in suburban New Jersey, where weekly pizza runs created a subliminal dietary requirement. Upon leaving familiar territory for college at Syracuse University, he began to realize the existence of cultural and regional pizza differences. Touring the country with rock bands exposed throughout those college years provided perfect opportunities for exposure to quintessential pizza locales like Chicago and New Haven. A friend noticed the travel trend and made Scott a customized pizza journal so he could keep track of every stop -several of which have been filled with notes and comments.

Beyond running pizza tours, Scott also writes an award-winning column for Pizza Today Magazine, contributes to PMQ’s Pizza Magazine and and judges pizza culinary competitions across the country. Scott’s pizza pontifications have been featured on the CBS Sunday Morning, Travel Channel, Cooking Channel, Food Network, Discovery Channel, Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine and just about every NYC-area periodical. Scott’s tours have been featured as a top tour on TripAdvisor, Yelp, Lonely Planet, Rough Guides and several others. He is also the author of Viva La Pizza! The Art of the Pizza Box, a book about his Guinness World Record collection of pizza boxes

Scott's Pizza Tours Website -

Slice Out Hunger -


September 17, 2015 Show

Jackson Murphy

a.k.a "Lights-Camera-Jackson"

On-Air Film Critic Since 7 1/2 Years Old

Broadcast Film Critics Association Youngest Member



M.P. Cooley

Author of FLAME OUT, released in May 2015, was praised in Library Journal in their starred review: "Cooley has upped her game with a whip-smart, complicated heroine and a labyrinthine domestic mystery that will surprise and delight fans of her first book, while earning the author scads of new fans."
Nominated for the Anthony Award, Barry Award, Strand Magazine Critics Award, and the Left Coast Crime best first novel prize, her debut ICE SHEAR, was named one of O, The Oprah Magazine's Best Books of Summer 2014 and was called "an excellent debut" by Publishers Weekly in their starred review.
An ebook novella, FAINT TRACE, was released in April 2015


September 10, 2015 Show

Beverly Johnson

Supermodel, Actress

Founder, Chairwoman and CEO of BJE LLC (aka Beverly Johnson Enterprises)

Author of The Face that Changed it All: A Memoir

First black model to grace the cover of American Vogue in August 1974


Tapti Tapan

Designer, Owner of Soul by Tapti Tapan

Fashion Institute of Technology Graduate with Degree in Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising with a Specialization in Current Scene, Dresses
Corporate clients include American Eagle and Victoria's Secret
Design House clients include Pesavento Couture, Ralph Lauren, Jones New York
An Official Participant of Fashion Night Out, NYC 2012
Dresses & Jewelry published on the cover of House of Style Magazine
Dresses Published in Vigor Magazine, Fall/Winter 2013, NYC, London
Showcased her work at New York Fashion Week. Shows also held in Miami, London and Mexico
Online Presentation and marketing for the global audience-...Cocktail Dresses, Jewelry and Accessories

To purchase tickets for New York Fashion Week Runway Show on 9/11/15:



September 3, 2015 Show

Louie Felix

Matchmaking Expert

CEO of two of the country’s largest matchmaking companies, as well as running the largest dating company in California, with successful matchmaking efforts of more than 50,000 clients.
Currently Founder and CEO of Matchmaking VIP, which provides concierge level matchmaking services to clients around the world.
Featured as expert matchmaker for shows on WeTV and the CW and most recently featured on the E! Entertainment show “I Am Cait” as the matchmaking expert for both Caitlyn Jenner and Candis Cayne.
Acknowledged as a top 5 worldwide matchmaker at International Dating Conferences and selected as a top 10 Relationship Expert in the Country for The Great Love Debate National Tour.
Speaker at the Matchmakers Alliance Conference in 2013 and 2014.
Member of a team of Relationship Experts that wrote the Amazon International Best Seller, “Sexy Secrets to a Juicy Love Life”

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon


Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations

Author of New York Times best sellers Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield and The Dressmaker of Khair Khana



August 27, 2015 Show



Aleah Rae Dorsey

Makeup Artist

Founder and Lead Lip Mixologist at Makeup Meltdown, LLC, creating customized lipsticks that fit the unique needs of each client.




Blanca Cobb

Founder and CEO of TruthBlazer, LLC

Internationally Recognized Body Language and Nonverbal Communications Expert who uses her behavior analysis expertise and psychology background to break down the complexities of human behavior to help career women strategically use both verbal and nonverbal communication to advance their careers.

She is also a Senior Instructor at the Body Language Institute in Washington, DC. She is an 'in-demand' media guest, keynote speaker and coach who's been featured on the TODAY Show, HLN's Dr. Drew On-Call, Good Morning America, CNN, FOX, ABC, CBS, NBC affiliates, radio shows across the nation as well as quoted in the New York Daily News, The Root, Cosmopolitan, Real Simple and Veja magazines. Blanca is a Contributing Editor for WFMY News 2 in Greensboro, NC.



August 20, 2015 Show

Dennis Dunaway

Author of Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs! My Adventures in The Alice Cooper Group
Multi-Platinum Songwriter, Legendary Rock Bassist, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee
He co-founded the band Alice Cooper, and currently tours and records with Blue Coupe


Brad Klinge

World-Renowned Paranormal Investigator, Television Personality, Author, and Film Producer.

Star of the former Discovery Channel television series Ghost Lab

Author of "Chasing Ghosts Texas Style"

Currently he has an Emmy nomination in his credits for some of his recent film work. His latest project is a documentary series that he produces, directs, and hosts entitled Strange Curiosity that can be seen on 




August 6, 2015 Show  (3 Guests)

Mark Anthony

The Psychic Lawyer

Author and World Famous Psychic Medium

Special Event in NYC on Thursday, August 13, 7pm, at the Center For Remembering & Sharing, 123 4th Ave (Between 12th & 13th) NYC 10003
Mark will be conducting readings for audience members and signing copies of his #1 Bestsellers Evidence of Eternity and Never Letting Go‬ ‪

For tickets & info call 212-260-2866

or visit 

Heather Thomson

Fashion Designer, Former Celebrity Stylist, Philantropist

Cast Member of Bravo TV's Reality Series the Real Housewives of New York

Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Yummie by Heather Thomson

She served as Founding Design Director for the Sean "Diddy" Combs line, Sean John, also part of the creative teams with Beyonce Knowles (House of Dereon) and Jennifer Lopez (Sweetface)

She promotes and supports the American Liver Foundation, the New York Organ Donor Network, City of Hope and the Kellner Pediatric Liver Foundation

William Berloni

Animal Behaviorist, Humanitarian, Author of Broadway Tails

Star of Discovery Family Network Reality Show "From Wags to Riches with Bill Berloni"

Bill is the only Animal Trainer to be presented with the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre during the 65th Tony Awards

Bill has been featured on many news shows, including The Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, CBS News
Bill is Director of Animal Training and Behavior to the Humane Society of NY


July 30, 2015 Show

     Regina Calcaterra, Esq.

Author of New York Times Best Seller Etched in Sand

Recipient of Primi-Dieci Society and the Italy-American Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award, The Children of Bellevue for serving as a role model for foster children, Speak Out for a Child Award from CASA-NYC, the Maxine Postal Humanitarian Award, the East End Women's Network Woman of the Year Award, and the Geraldine Ferraro Award of Courage

Board Vice-President of You Gotta Believe, an organization that works towards finding older foster children forever homes


Twitter: @rcalcaterra



Charles Dubow

Author of Girl in the Moonlight

Founding Editor of

Editor at





July 23, 2015 Show

(First Half of Show)

2015 marks the 50th Anniversary of The Sound of Music!

Angela Cartwright

Actress, Artist, Author

Best Known as "Brigitta von Trapp" in the Academy Award Winning Film The Sound of Music

Angela's New Book" Styling The Stars: Treasures from the Twentieth Century Fox Archive 
sound of music::

Debbie Turner

Actress, Designer
Best Known as "Marta von Trapp" in the Academy Award Winning Film The Sound of Music
Lead Designer of Debbie Turner Originals/DTO Flowers, LLC

PARADE MAGAZINE Debbie Turner, Wedding Advice & The Sound of Music

Debbie Turner on
Debbie Turner's Latest Works on FaceBook

ON PINTEREST: Debbie Turner
Purchase Sound of Music LIMITED EDITION's here!

(Second Half of show)



Mary Pflum Peterson


Author of White Dresses, A Memoir of Love and Secrets, Mothers and Daughters

Veteran Multi-Emmy-Award Winning Producer at Good Morning America

Producer and Reporter for CNN



7-9-15 Show


Stephanie Evanovich

Author of "The Sweet Spot" and "Big Girl Panties"

Full-fledged Jersey Girl

Holds a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do

Ken Dunek

Author, Motivational Speaker

Former Philadelphia Eagles Football Player

Publisher of JerseyMan/PhillyMan Magazine



7-2-15 Show

Heather Moran

Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleader 1992-1997

Mrs. New Jersey United States 2007

Mrs. New Jersey International 2010

Pageant Coach, Mentor and Judge

Owner of Heather Hemingway

Descendant of FAO Schwarz

Make-A-Wish Wish Granter

Kithe Brewster

Celebrity Stylist, Fashion Designer

He's styled artists such as Eve, Gwen Stefani, Bryan Adams, Beyonce, Usher, Jessica Simpson, Lil' Kim and Brandy

His celebrity clientele include Halle Berry, Julianne Moore, Iman, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Usher, Sam Worthington and Heidi Klum


6-18-15 Show

Antonio Borrello Ph.D.

is a nationally recognized psychologist and relationship expert and co-author of Dating 2.0. Antonio is passionate about inspiring others to find and develop life-long relationships that are filled with love, friendship, and mutual respect while embracing the shared goals of building a life together. Dr. Antonio Borrello has worked with thousands of people to improve and heal their most important relationships. He practices in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and online as a relationship coach. Antonio takes the most pride in his role of “Daddy” to Gianna and Antonio. Join him on Twitter, Instagram, and other social media as @eDatingDr


Theresa Pavone, Ph.D.

As an inspiring author and an Industrial and Organizational Psychologist Theresa Pavone prides herself on improving relationships in the workplace with effective coaching and work-life balance. Theresa has spent the last 20 years as a Professor and working with Inc. 500 companies. She has authored and published several works. Her greatest accomplishment is her role as the mother of her two children Gianna and Antonio.



6-11-15 Show


Ray & Carol of Farnesi Travel

World Traveler with Ray Farnesi     Chit Chat Cafe Travel Contributor

Twitter: @FarnesiTrave     Instagram: FarnesiTravel


6-4-15 Show (2 guests)

Jackson Murphy

a.k.a "Lights-Camera-Jackson"

On-Air Film Critic Since 7 1/2 Years Old

Broadcast Film Critics Association Youngest Member



Kna-Lo Venge

Producer, Songwriter, Performer

Has performed and toured, recorded, produced and written with many veterans and contemporary artists in the music iindustry

His music tracks can be heard on MTV, Bridezilla, Bad Girls Club Catfish. The Millionaire Matchmaker, My Sweet Sixteen, and 2009-2013 Hottest MC in the Game. He has produced music for Avator 2, Penny Dreadful, Fast & Furious 7, Black Sails and several MTV reality shows and commercials.





5-21-15 Show (2 guests)

Jo Dee Messina

Country Music Artist & Co-Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul Thanks to My Mom
She has charted nine number one singles on the Billboard country music charts, has been honored by The Country Music Association, The Academy of Country Music and has been nominated for two Grammy Awards. She has two Platinum and three Gold-certified albums by the Recording Industry Association of America.
Jo Dee's newest album ME marks her most personal album to date. Jo Dee wrote, or co-wrote, many of the songs on the album and will release ME on her own newly established label, Dreambound Records. For the first time in her career, Jo Dee is able to boldly do things her own way and pave her own path to success.

Amy Newmark

Writer, Speaker, Financial Analyst, Business Executive in the Worlds of Finance and Telecommunications
Publisher, Editor-in-Chief and Co-Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul Thanks to My Mom and for the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series


5-7-15 Show

Mark Anthony

The Psychic Lawyer

Author of Never Letting Go and Evidence of Eternity


4-30-15 Show  (2 guests)


Christopher Atkins

Actor, Director

Best known for his debut film The Blue Lagoon, co-starring Brooke Shields



Nicholas Walker

Design Ambassador for Kathy Ireland Worldwide

Leading Horticulturist & Landscape Artist


4-23-15 Show (2 guests)


John Maroccia, Esq.

John is an attorney that specializes in Personal Injury, Real Estate, Business and Municipal Court areas of the law.....he also has been in politics for over 30 years.


Michelle Lockamy

Artist in the Field of Visual Arts

Moore College of Art and Design Student

Winner of Illustrators of the Future Award




4-16-15 Show


Charles Rawlings, M.D., J.D.

Neurosurgeon, Attorney, Photographer
Author of "It Really Is That Complicated"



Marie Moute

French Actress starring in "Welcome to New York" with Gerard Depardieu and Jacqueline Bisset

Star of French Hit TV Series "La vie devant nous" and "Mongeville"


4-9-15 Show

Gretta Monahan

Self-Made Style Maven
Author of Style and The Successful Girl
Owner of Grettacol Salon and Day Spa and G-Spa
Frequently seen on The Rachael Ray Show and Good Morning America

Jonathan Brandao

Creator of Brandao Films, including D.Ranged M.D. and a feature film production called Methodic

Created Superhero Character Condiment Man

Shot and edited bonus features for another feature film named An Affirmative Act

Winner of New Jersey Student Entrepreneur Award in 2010
For info about The North Jersey Tri-County Film Festival go to:


4-2-15 Show


Jeff A. Schnepper, Esq.

Author of How to Pay Zero Taxes - Your Guide to Every Tax Break the IRS Allows! (2015 Edition)

Financial, Tax & Legal Advisor for Estate Planning of Delaware Valley

Economics Editor for USA Today


Carol of Farnesi Travel

World Traveler with Ray Farnesi     Chit Chat Cafe Travel Contributor

Twitter: @FarnesiTrave     Instagram: FarnesiTravel


3-26-15 Show

Nicole Bryl

Celebrity Makeup Artist, Songwriter

Creator of Nicole Bryl Skincare 



John Goodwin

President and Publisher of Galaxy Press


3-19-15 Show

Dr. Joseph Schneider, D.C.

Chief Functional Neurologist and Owner of Brain Balance of Springfield and Brain Balance of Cherry Hill

Chiropractor at The Back and Neck Pain Relief Center

Dr. Schneider specializes in treating difficult cases that have not responded previously to treatment. In 2011 Dr. Schneider opened Brain Balance of Springfield with hopes of improving the brain health of children living with ADHD, autism, Asperger's and other learning disabilities. Since then he has been able to produce/catalyze social, behavioral, academic and athletic changes that increase a child's ability to learn and relate.

Brain Balance of Springfield: (610) 880-0009

Brain Balance of Cherry Hill: (856) 380-1363
Back & Neck Pain Relief Center: (610) 544-9800


Jason D. Bloom, M.D.
Award Winning Ivy-League Trained Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Board Certified from the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Fellowship with the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Resconstructive Surgery

Active Member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) and American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)

Dr. Bloom has comprehensive experience in face lifting, rhinoplasty, ear surgery, eyelid rejuvenation, brow and forehead aesthetic surgery, as well as extensive training in non-surgical treatments including Botox, injectable fillers and laser therapies. /   Twitter: @DrJBloom
Instragram: drjbloom



3-5-15 Show

In Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Movie The Sound of Music, Louisa, Marta & Gretl stopped by the Chit-Chat Cafe'!

Heather Menzies Urich, Actress

"Louisa von Trapp" in the Sound of Music /

Debbie Turner, Actress, Designer

 "Marta von Trapp" in the Sound of Music

Lead Designer of Debbie Turner Originals/DTO Flowers, LLC

Kym Karath Actress, Writer, Author

"Gretl von Trapp" in the Sound of Music

Writer of screenplays and a published memoir
Advocate for the rights of the disabled and Founder of The Aurelia Foundation


2-26-15 Show

Dan O'Shannon

Author of The Adventures of Mrs. Jesus
Executive Producer of ABC Show Modern Family
Writer and Producer of Newhart, Cheers and Fraiser
Winner of Five Emmy Awards

Brittny Gastineau

Influencer, Television Personality, and Model
Daughter of Model Lisa Gastineau and Former New York Jets Player Mark Gastineau

Star of E Entertainment Reality Series "The Gastineaus" along with her mom Lisa

Creator of successful jewelry line and fashion line "Gastineau Clothing"
Founder and blogger of "Eye on Glam"

Producer and Creator of original web series featuring celebrity friend interviews

Frequently appears in her best friend Kim Kardashian's hit TV series "Keeping up with The Kardashian's"


2-19-15 Show

David Mallegol

Author of "The Bronze Horsemen"

 The First People to Tame Horses

Jackson Murphy

a.k.a "Lights-Camera-Jackson"
On-Air Film Critic Since 7 1/2 Years Old
Broadcast Film Critics Association Youngest Member
Website:  named 'One of the best entertainment sites for parents and kids by Family Circle Magazine

Twitter: @LCJReviews   The 2015 LCJ Movie Awards:


2-12-15 Show

Jesse Kove

Actor, Producer, Director, Model

Co-Star and Co-Producer of feature film "As Night Comes"

Star of "Mind's Eye" with Dean Cain and Malcolm McDowell
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Richard Zelniker

Co-Writer, Producer, Director

Writer and Director of Award-Winning Feature Debut "FIX"

Director of feature film "As Night Comes"

Angel Bell
A woman in business, Angel is Passionately Professional. A corporate empath, a client and partner marketer, who is focused on redefining the success and integration of the customer journey. She is fluent in the human-to-human, business-to-business and business-to-customer audience, an expert in both branding and the digital ecosystem as it relates to the bottom line with a deep understanding of Client & Partner Marketing functions.

Angel is the recipient of the 2014 Elite Women in Mortgage honors and a "thought leader" who provides a comprehensive and authoritative view of the customer, while developing corporate and client behavior strategies at the highest levels to maximize acquisition, retention, sales success and profitability.


2-5-15 Show

Michele "Mickey" Crawford-Carnegie

Mickey's professional cheerleading career was with the NFL's Atlanta Falcons for 7 years where she was a Captain & Cheerleader of the Year. Also, she started the Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders Alumni group in 2002 and is the Director of the organization with over 350 members. Mickey is the Owner of Alumni Cheerleaders, LLC and launched  a social network site that features reunions, “After the Poms” stories highlighting former cheerleaders and dancers and much more. She also has fun and sassy shirts for Dance/Cheer Moms and former or current cheerleaders that show your spirit from then and now.

Mickey is also a co-founder of the National Football Cheerleaders Alumni group with Terri Lamb, President of Washington Redskins Cheerleaders Alumni. This group is comprised of former NFL Cheerleaders Alumni across the league. The “inaugural” reunion of the former NFL Cheerleaders Alumni kicked off the summer of 2012 in the D.C. area, and in 2014 it was hosted by the Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders Alumni with over 200 former NFL Cheerleaders with representation from 24 past and present teams in attendance.  (Former NFL Cheerleaders official site)

Lisa Gastineau

Model, Entrepreneur

Crowned Television's "First Reality Stars" along daughter Britt Gastineau with the successful Reality Series "The Gastineau Girls"

Lifestyle Expert and Contributor to EXTRA, The View, Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, and Showbiz Tonight


1-29-15 Show

Mark Anthony

The Psychic Lawyer

Author of Never Letting Go


1-22-15 Show


Princess Character Performer at Ohio's Princess

Princess Parties for Children


1-15-15 Show


Celebrity Makeup Artist, Songwriter

Creator of Nicole Bryl Skincare



One of America's Top Psychiatrists

Author, Dating, Mating and Relationship Expert

Seen on the Today Show & HLN Nancy Grace


1-08-15 Show


Certified Lifestyle Coach, Wedding Coach
President of Dawn On Me
Fearless, addictive, purposeful, and exhilarating, Heather Yerrid is a life coach that gives you an authentic look into reality. She empowers you to own those emotions and leverage them to secure the lifestyle you want and deserve. Through a systematic process of evaluating your current mindset, perceptions, and actions she helps client's shift their energy in order to move forward in their life with purpose, resilience, and confidence.




Alexis was one of the top models of the 1980's, identified along with Gia Carangi, Carol Alt, Christie Brinkley, Kelly Emberg, Iman, and Paulina Porizkova. In 1983 she became the face of Revlon's premium Ultima II line, replacing Lauren Hutton. She was featured in countless TV and print ads, and graced the cover of over 500 magazines, not to mention six appearances in the coveted Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues. In fact, it's as though the term "supermodel" was coined to describe her.


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