Friday March 5, 2010
"What's Cookin' Today" with Mike and Paul
Mike Sinor - "World of Pinot Noir
Live Monday-Friday (8-9 AM PT) CRN1
These extraordinary food and wine extravaganzas will be hosted by participating wineries and feature an outstanding panel of sommeliers from across the U.S. Our annual event takes place the first full weekend in March and includes two days of in-depth Tasting Seminars, Grand Tastings (each with a unique roster of wineries), a Featured Tasting with a guest Burgundian producer and two Gala Pinot Noir Dinners featuring prominent guest chefs.
Daisy Maria Martinez was born to mainland Puerto Rican parents in Brooklyn, N.Y., where she lived at her grandmother's house until she was almost five-years-old. Between her grandmother, Valentina, and her mother, Conchita, Daisy learned that the kitchen is the happiest room in the household, filled with love, family and delicious food. With an extended family of relatives from Central America, Spain, and other parts of the Spanish-speaking world, Daisy also grew up appreciating the diversity of Latin cuisine. Prior to entering the food world, Daisy was an actress and model. She became the "Martinez Valero" Girl (no relation) when the Spanish shoe company decided to compete with Italy in the American market. Daisy was also featured in American commercials for several products including Ford, and in Spanish-language commercials for AT&T. She has also appeared in several movies, including Carlito's Way and Scent of a Woman. Her newest cookbook, DAISY: MORNING, NOON AND NIGHT
Doug Brode - Film Historian
The 82nd Academy Awards is held Sunday March 7 LIVE on ABC
A screenwriter, playwright, novelist, film historian, and multi-award winning journalist. Born and raised on Long Island, he traveled upstate to attend SUNY Geneseo as an undergrad and never really left. After graduate work in Shakespearean studies at Syracuse University, he and his wife Sue (Johnson) Brode stayed on and raised a family. Brode became the coordinator of the Cinema Studies program at Onondaga College and then an adjunct professor at Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications. He is the author of over 30 books on film and the mass media including Films Of The Fifties, Films Of Steven Spielberg, Denzel Washington (a biography), Sinema (Erotic Films), Shakespeare In The Movies (for Oxford University Press), two books on Walt Disney for University of Texas Press, From Walt To Woodstock and Multiculturalism and the mouse. Also, Elvis Cinema And Popular Culture for McFarland Press. Most recently, he and Carol (widow of Rod) Serling have completed Rod Serling And The Twilight Zone: The Official 50th Anniversary Tribute for Barricade Books. Brode wrote the screenplay for Midnight Blue, which one critic called "the best of the low-budget erotic thrillers. His produced plays include Heartbreaker and Somewhere In The Night.
Steve Evans "The Movie Guy"
Tips on the best & worst this weekend at the Box Office. Steve reviews and comments on all the latest from Hollywood and gets the story behind the film.A veteran of the industry, "The Movie Guy" says exactly how he feels about the movies that you will be watching this weekend. Mike Horn comments on the lineup of big screen offerings but does not always agree with what Steve has to say. This is the movie review program to listen to every week and get the "real deal".