Friday, June 12, 2009

Fri June 12, 2009

On Today's Show:

Wayne Thomson - Chairman Niagara Falls Tourism
Niagara Falls is far more than a natural phenomenon. A world-class destination with something for everyone, the city offers thriving night life, one-of-a-kind sightseeing, and adventure for all ages. The Niagara Falls honeymoon and family activities like the Maid of the Mist tour and Marineland are long-time traditions, while new Niagara attractions abound. The popular Fallsview Casino has made Niagara Falls a must-visit Canadian destination, and an array of Niagara accommodations -from charming to luxe-offer visitors an ideal retreat. A growing gourmet food and wine scene, drawing upon nearby Niagara-on-the-Lake vineyards, offers everything from out-of-the-way restaurant gems to popular Fallsview dining. Come see what makes Niagara Falls one of the world's favorite destinations!

Linda Friar - Public Information Officer Everglades National Park
Everglades National Park, largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, boasts rare and endangered species. It has been designated a World Heritage Site, International Biosphere Reserve, and Wetland of International Importance, significant to all people of the world.

Aaron McCargo, Jr host "Big Daddy's House" Food Network
competed on and won season four of The Next Food Network Star in 2008. Now he has his own Food Network show, Big Daddy's House, where Aaron shares his passion for big, bold flavors and fun, family cooking. Today he helps listeners Creates Easy BBQ Recipes to Spice Up Your Summer.

Mary McCormack USA Network original series "IN PLAIN SIGHT"
Mary McCormack is Mary Shannon of the hit USA Network original series IN PLAIN SIGHT
One of today’s boldest and most versatile actresses, McCormack continues to challenge herself with roles that often defy Hollywood standards and bring to light the complex lives of ordinary women. She has shown her immense talent working in film, television, and on stage, and has tackled roles ranging from slapstick comedy to intense drama. McCormack’s breakout performance, opposite Howard Stern in “Private Parts,” won her universal critical acclaim. She followed that film with a highly successful run opposite Alan Cumming as Sally Bowles in the Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall-directed Broadway production of “Cabaret” for the Roundabout Theatre Company. She returned to the Broadway stage this year in “Boeing-Boeing,” starring alongside Christine Baranski, Mark Rylance and Bradley Whitford. Marc Camoletti’s classic sixties comedy earned McCormack a 2008 Tony nomination for “Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play.” McCormack was recently seen in “Right at Your Door,” playing the role of a wife separated from her husband after an attack on Los Angeles contaminates the entire city. In addition, she appeared as a series regular on NBC’s award-winning program “The West Wing” and as a recurring character on the critically acclaimed NBC series, “ER.”
Some of McCormack’s additional television and feature credits include the Stephen King thriller “1408,” costarring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson; Christopher Guests’ “For Your Consideration;” the Steven Soderbergh and George Clooney HBO political series, “K Street;” as Justine Appleton in Steve Bochco’s “Murder One;” and in the USA Emmy-nominated miniseries, “Traffic,” directed by Stephen Hopkins (“24”). In addition, McCormack has appeared in varied roles in such films as “Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star,” opposite David Spade; “K-PAX,” opposite Jeff Bridges and Kevin Spacey; “High Heels & Low Lifes,” with Minnie Driver; “Mystery, Alaska,” written by David E. Kelley and starring Russell Crowe; “Other Voices,” with Stockard Channing and Campbell Scott; “The Broken Hearts Club,” opposite John Mahoney and Timothy Olyphant; “The Big Tease,” opposite Craig Ferguson; “Gun Shy,” with Sandra Bullock and Liam Neeson; the Clint Eastwood film “True Crime;” Mimi Leder’s “Deep Impact;” “The Alarmist,” opposite Stanley Tucci; “Father’s Day,” with Robin Williams and Billy Crystal; and “Miracle on 34th Street.”

Steve Evans - "The Movie Guy
What's happening at the movies this weekend? Steve has all the info on what to see or maybe what to pass up. The hottest films and the biggest bombs from "The Movie Guy".