Tola Talks about Jay Z & Marisa Tomei (Happy Birthday Shout-outs), the human eating Anaconda on the Discovery Channel, luxury fitting rooms with breathtaking panoramic views, the Orion spacecraft and it’s practice journey to Mars, and the Get Your S#!T Together Award is a tie between two you make morons. On Throwback Thursday, Rich also takes us back to 1989 and the highlights that changed the world.
Tola Talks about missing brains at the University of Texas & the Top 10 Searches on Yahoo, Amanda Seyfried & Darryl Hannah, Katarina Witt & Ozzy Osbourne, Julia Roberts & Erin Brockovich (the award-winning film), plus the GYST Award to the woman in Canada with the decomposing husband. On WTF Wednesdays, Rich also talks about ways businesses affect the environment and what you can do to save money plus help reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions.
Tola Talks with the first ever MC/rapper and singer/songwriter to appear on NBC’s The Voice, Moses Stone. Rich talks about what’s it’s like to be mentored by Christina Aguilera & Lionel Richie, catastrophic medical emergencies at West Virginia University, Ebola patients in West Africa coming to America for treatment, and the US Postal Service electing their first ever female Postmaster General. On Top 10 Fridays, Rich also lists his Top 10 Male MC-Rappers of All Time and plays two songs from Moses (including one with Lisa Scinta from The Voice).
Tola Talks about Princeton University & his dates by the Reflecting Pool, US midterm elections & the Republican landslide, Marijuana getting approved in the Capitol but not the Sunshine State, sexual content & “sexfists” on Network TV, raising the minimum wage throughout the US with Seattle leading the way, thrilling Jetpacks that would make James Bond jealous, and the Get Your S#!T Together Award goes to the ex-NFL cheerleader (and oldest ever) & self-styled lifestyle author and guru. On Whatever Wednesdays, Rich also responds to listener emails and call-ins during his new segment, “What’s Your ATA – Ask Tola Anything?”
Tola Talks celebrity Penthouse purchases in The Big Apple (Jennifer Lopez), today’s partial Solar eclipse, paper classes for athletes at the University of North Carolina, female football players kicking 42 yard field goals, and Canadian heroes at the Parliament. On Throwback Thursdays, Rich takes us back to his senior year in High School and all things 1981, including major world events, technological advances, pop culture, fashion, music, film and television.
Tola Talks with Celebrity Fitness Trainer, Author, Spokesperson and LATalkRadio’s host of “Fit and Sexy for Life”, Kathy Kaehler. On Whatever Wednesdays, Rich also talks about healthy living & good nutrition, gunshots & terror in Canada, Social Security increases & Warren Buffet losing Billions, plus the GYST Award for pre-natal pill popping & drug addicted babies.
Tola Talks with “the woman of a thousand voices”, Hollywood Voice Artist & Director, Karen McCarthy. On Throwback Thursdays, Rich interviews Karen and her imaginary friends plus gives you the scoop on the baby boom in North Dakota, the roller-coaster ride on Wall Street & market corrections, wedding bells for Lady Gaga& Taylor Kinney, holiday jobs at Amazon & promising retail forecasts, the richest people in all 50 United States – Bill Gates at the top of course – plus the Get Your SH!T Award & highlights of 1990.
Tola Talks Hollywood salaries, crazy cop & sex stories, and the US jobs market with Johanna on her last day. On Acoustic Fridays, Rich talks with singer/songwriter Hughie Stone Fish, who also plays two songs on his banjo and guitar. Weekdays on youtube.com/tolatalks.
Today, Major League Baseball commemorates the 64th anniversary of Hall of Famer, Jackie Robinson, for breaking the color barrier as the first black player to play in MLB since the 1880’s. He was also the first black television analyst in Major League Baseball, and the first black vice-president of a major American corporation (Chock Full O’Nuts in 1957). In the 1960s, Jackie helped establish the Freedom National Bank, an African-American-owned financial institution based in Harlem, New York. This, from a man born into a family of sharecroppers. Jackie Robinson is definitely someone who overcame substantial obstacles, including death threats and horrific slurs from racially charged fans. But he persevered and won a World Championship ring when the Dodgers beat the Yankees in the 1955 World Series. So if there’s anything in your life that needs more perseverance to get you through, think of Jackie Robinson and stay the course. And do so with beautiful thighs & biceps with today’s 5 Minute Fat Burning Workout #51. Enjoy – R
I just read an article in the LA Times about TV and film composer, Glenn Morrissette, who travels the country in his RV after having simplified his world to embrace a mobile lifestyle. When Glenn composes the score for Fox’s “Family Guy”, he does so from his recording studio on wheels then beams it back to Hollywood. And when his friends extend invitations for him to park at their homes, he says all he needs is ’21 feet of space’. How cool would that be to reduce all your worldly possessions – and not so worldly obligations – to 21 feet of space? That can go anywhere (that’s drivable, that is). I guess you can say Glenn’s on-the-move lifestyle is similar to having a daily fitness program that works anytime, anywhere – without the obligations of a gym or yoga studio membership. Or the significant time commitment. 5 Minutes. Anytime. Anywhere. So let’s all take note of our friend Glenn and his desire to simplify. And enjoy restoring your legs, core and abs with my 5 minute fat burning workout #27 – R