Rebecca Eaton is the executive producer of the PBS Masterpiece, joins us and tell us some behind the scenes tidbits from great series like Downton Abbey. Learn more from her book Making Masterpiece: 25 Years Behind the Scenes at Sherlock, Downton Abbey, Prime Suspect, Cranford, Upstairs Downstairs, and Other Great Shows

Mimi Sheraton former New York Times Restaurant critic has a lot to say, about a lot of food!!! Join us as she talks about her book, 1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die: A Food Lover’s Life List and some culinary adventures you don’t want to miss!
Author and cultural critic Ben Yagoda has written for The New York Times, Newsweek and Rolling Stone. He joins the Steven Maggi Show to talk about interviews with many great musicians of our time. Learn about the history of American Songwriting, with greats like Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan and more in his book, The B Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song.

RonaldRonald_Kessler Kessler is an American journalist and author of 20 non-fiction books about the U.S. Secret Service, FBI, and CIA. Listen to him talk about his book, The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents. He talks about secrets in the Oval Office including President Nixon, President Kennedy, President Obama and more! “Being assigned to Hillary Clinton is a form of punishment!”

 

Former Daily Show corespondent, and star of HBO’s Looking, joins the show to talk about her new book, Miss Fortune: Fresh Perspectives on Having It All from Someone Who Is Not Okay. Sometimes things aren’t what they look like and Lauren Weedman talks about how she did NOT have it all, just because she is on TV!

We have always been fascinated by the movies about the Mob such as The Godfather and Goodfellas. Author Charles Brandt, former homicide investigator joins the show to talk about Jimmy Hoffa and his book, soon to be a movie, “I Heard You Paint Houses”, Updated Edition: Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran & Closing the Case on Jimmy Hoffa.

 

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Glyn Johns talks about his amazing career as a sound man, and all the incredible musicians he has worked with throughout his life. Check out his book: Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, the Eagles , Eric Clapton, the Faces . . .

 

Key figure in the Water Gate hearings that brought down President Richard Nixon, John W. Dean talks about his book, The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It. Dean provides a great historical account of what really happened, in this full account about Watergate, and Nixon’s involvement.

 

 

If you get in trouble, because you did something bad, or are accused of doing something bad…who ya gonna call? Ira Judelson, author of the book The Fixer: The Notorious Life of a Front Page Bail Bondsman, dishes on celebrity clients he’s offered special services to, including easier rides through court and better lives in prison. Judelson has worked with rapper Ja Rule, DMX and ‘Soccer Mom Madam’ Anna Gristina.

Loni Love is an American comedienne and actress talks about her book Love Him Or Leave Him, but Don’t Get Stuck With the Tab. She was the runner-up on Star Search 2003 and was named “Top 10 Comics to Watch” in both Variety and Comedy Central in 2009.

Magician, juggler, and high-wire artist Philippe Petit talks about his daredevil escapades that have made him famous. Not just your average high wire artist, he taught himself and is known for walking between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and had been arrested over 500 times! Join us as we talk about his  book, Creativity: The Perfect Crime.

How do you get from being a self-proclaimed anarchist, living under the stairs, to running your own multi-million dollar business? Sophia Amoruso will tell you how as she talks about her book #GIRLBOSS and her successful clothes line, Nasty Gal.

Lisa Robinson, rock writer for Vanity Fair, looks back on years spent with countless musicians backstage, after hours and on the road, in her book There Goes Gravity. From Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, the Clash to Eminem and Lady Gaga…Lisa has interviewed them all!

 

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Emmy Award winning actor Eric Martsolf from NBC’s Days of our Lives and his dancer, choreographer & fitness-instructor wife Lisa, are taking fitness to Las Vegas with Cardio Barre Las Vegas! Join the show as we talk with Eric & Lisa about what sets them apart from all other fitness studios with their unique and fun, high energy, total body work out!

***Coming October 1st…Vegas Never Sleeps with Steven Maggi!!!

Dr. Jeffrey Rabuffo is next on the show and asks…Who is looking after the needs & health of men today? What is political correctness doing to them? Listen in as we talk with Jeff about his book, The Life of Men: Love, Sex, Myth, Medicine… and Political Correctness.

Author and Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri  joins the show to talk about her book, A Field Guide to Awkward Silences. There is so much in life that makes us feel awkward, and Alexandra teaches us to embrace it while talking about many of her most awkward personal experiences of he own.

Author and Producer, Designer and Emmy award winning guest,  Robert Max Bovill talks about his book, The House of Pearl. A romantic paranormal thriller based in Sausalito, California where two lovers must survive a ghostly onslaught or else find themselves doomed to become part of the tragic history.

Cancer impacts almost everyone at some point in their life, whether they themselves are dealing with it, or it is a loved one. Jamie Schwachter, co-author of The Complete Cancer Organizer: Your Answers to Questions About Living with Cancer talks about the book and how it is a resource for anyone to help cancer patients through every step of their treatment. The book contains a full of lists, tips, and suggestions to allow patients and their families to face a challenging time armed with knowledge and concrete strategies that have worked for others before them.

Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Sportswriter of the Year, Steve Carp joins the Steven Maggi Show. Carp writes about hockey, golf and boxing and talks with us about what is happening in Las Vegas in the sports world, including the newest NHL Hockey team coming!

Actor Clifton Collins Jr talks about prison reform and his new unique and edgy cookbook, Prison Ramen: Recipes and Stories from Behind Bars and takes readers behind bars with more than 65 Ramen recipes and prison stories.

Questions about red wine? White wine? Any wine?? Learn all you need to know about wine, what to eat with it. Get Karen MacNeil’s  book, The Wine Bible.

Everything you wanted to know about food in NYC is right here! Join us with Ina Yalof to learn about all the food delicacies, treats, and hidden gems of NYC. Get your copy of Food and the City: New York’s Professional Chefs, Restaurateurs, Line Cooks, Street Vendors, and Purveyors Talk About What They Do and Why They Do It and dig in!

 

A man thought to be Ivan the Terrible, a Nazi war criminal was found guilty, and sentenced to death, but then they found out he was a victim of mistaken identity. But was he actually innocent? Lawrence Douglas, author of The Right Wrong Man: John Demjanjuk and the Last Great Nazi War Crimes Trial talks about one of the last major Holocaust trials for our time.

 

Author, producer and consultant to the TV series Mad Men Josh Weltman, joins the Steven Maggi Show and talks about what does, and doesn’t work in the world of advertising. Josh talks about “how does persuasion work?” and how TV shows are sold. Learn more about the book Seducing Strangers: The Little Black Book of Advertising Secrets and how these techniques are woven into Mad Men!

Karissa Hadden hosts the show, Animal Storm Squad on Nat Geo Wild. The show follows a team of dedicated meteorologists, storm chasers and animal experts who rescue trapped and injured pets. Led by Karissa, a vet tech with a heart of gold, this series takes an inside look at the heroes who save animals’ lives in the worst of times.

 

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Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha talks about the Battle of Keating in his book, Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor. Learn about the heroes that fought with valor, and the Americans that made the ultimate sacrifice.

 

 

Editor Amy Gary joins the Steven Maggi Show to talk about the new book by Margaret Wise Brown, Goodnight Songs: A Celebration of Seasons. Discover more about these wonderful poems found, years after her passing, put to music and available now!Margaret_Wise_Brown