Archive for August 2012

Fresh & easy recipes with famer's market ingredients

August 17, 2012 - 12:14 PM
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Kristy Bernardo, the founder of TheWickedNoodle.com shows us some fresh, but easy recipes.

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Pets and back to school separation

August 17, 2012 - 12:14 PM
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During the summer we generally spend more time at home and that means more time with our pets. But when everyone heads back to their regular schedules, it can be difficult for our pets. Dr. Katy Nelson talks about how to help them cope with the separation.

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Actor & comedian Brandon Jackson stops by

August 17, 2012 - 12:12 PM
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He has not only worked alongside Ben Stiller, Jack Black, and Robert Downey Jr. in “Tropic Thunder,” but he also has had a career as a comedian. Brandon Jackson talks about his comedy show this weekend at the Arlington Drafthouse.

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Chilling new film: “Compliance”

August 16, 2012 - 01:26 PM
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When a police officer tells you to do something, you do it right? The movie “Compliance” is based on a true story and it explores just how far you might go to obey a figure of authority. Filmmaker Crag Zobel is here to talk about his new movie.

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Women and planning for retirement

August 16, 2012 - 01:24 PM
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Now more than ever, women are controlling greater amounts of wealth. Heather Evans, the Senior Vice Presidents of Investments at Merrill Lynch talks about considerations we should take into account when planning for retirement.

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Last minute summer travel ideas

August 15, 2012 - 02:44 PM
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It's almost the end of August, and if you haven't been able to squeeze in a little vacation yet, we've got some great last minute ideas for you. Jake Reid, the senior travel communications manager for Expedia, talks about great getaway ideas.

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Sneak preview of "Arbitrage"

August 15, 2012 - 02:29 PM
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"Arbitrage" is a new thriller starring Richard Gere and Susan Sarandon.
It's a suspense-filled film about love, loyalty, high finance, and what happens when a fatal error is made.  Nicholas Jarecki, the writer and director sat down with Melanie to talk about the film.

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The latest political headlines with Nikki Schwab

August 14, 2012 - 12:33 PM
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From election themed dishes to lady libertarians turning Mitt Romney’s running mate, Paul Ryan into an internet sex symbol…we’re talking about the latest political gossip. Nikki Schwab is the “Yeas and Nays” columnist for the Washington Examiner and she joins us with the scoop.

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Sally Adams talks about Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition

August 14, 2012 - 12:32 PM
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Sally Adams says she is living proof that obesity can creep up on you. After several injuries, hardships, and poor eating, the pounds added up. But she made a big change. Sally was featured on this past Sunday’s episode of ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition.” She lost a total of 138 pounds and has since become an inspiration to countless people.

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Magician Josh Norris now performing at the Hotel Helix

August 14, 2012 - 12:30 PM
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Josh Norris has been voted Best Entertainer by Washington City Paper not once, but twice! He has also amazed over 2,000 audiences with his magic and now you have a chance to see him live.

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We Refuse Inc. advocating against domestic violence

August 14, 2012 - 12:27 PM
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She was a victim of domestic violence and then became homeless. Lilian Agwu-Ibeh is the founder of “We Refuse,” an organization that helps victims and survivors of abuse find peace, and the strength to move on.

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Cocktails for National Rum Day

August 13, 2012 - 12:46 PM
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National Rum Day is this Thursday and we’re getting into the spirit a little bit early. Vance Henderson, the beverage and nightlife manager for Cuba Libre makes some special rum-inspired cocktails for Melanie and Natasha.

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Acne myths busted

August 13, 2012 - 12:43 PM
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Many young people deal with blemishes throughout their teen years, but when is a simple break-out a bigger problem? We’re talking about acne and we’re dispelling some myths with the help of Dr. Howard Brooks of Georgetown Skin.

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New interview questions job seekers should know

August 13, 2012 - 12:40 PM
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Everyone knows the standard questions to expect when going into a job interview. “What’s your biggest weakness” or “why do you think you’d be a good fit for this role?” But many employers are updating these questions. Jennifer Nycz-Conner from the Washington Business Journal has five questions that job seekers may be asked in an interview.

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"Menopause the Musical" at the Warner Theatre

August 13, 2012 - 12:38 PM
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Hot flashes, forgetfulness, mood swings, wrinkles….they’re all symptoms of “the silent passage.” Yes, we’re talking about menopause! And the hit show “Menopause the Musical” is stopping in town at the Warner Theatre for a week of shows. Director Seth Greenleaf and Actress Patti Gardner tell us more about what we can expect to see in the musical.

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Celebrity legal gossip with attorney Johnathan Burns

August 10, 2012 - 03:52 PM
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Things are always heating up in the legal world when it comes to the stars. Whether celebrities are fighting over a divorce or suing the paparrazzi, there's plenty of court drama going on. Attorney Johnathan Burns came on to help us keep track of some new celebrity legal gossip.

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A new documentary series about unemployment in America

August 10, 2012 - 02:39 PM
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There's a unique kind of boot camp going on in our country, and it's not to get those perfect abs. Instead, it's about getting a job. The co-founder of Strive, Rob Carmona, and a workforce services manager at Second Chance in San Diego, Rob Smith, joined us to talk about the program and the new documentary series Get To Work.

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Fall fashion trends

August 10, 2012 - 02:33 PM
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From menswear insipired pieces to winter whites and chic leather, there are tons of great trends this fall. Since the season is right around the corner, it's time to spruce up your wardrobe. Naina Singla joined us to talk about this season's hottest trends.

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Things your bartender will never tell you

August 10, 2012 - 02:28 PM
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Do you ever find yourself at a busy bar doing everything you possibly can to get the bartender's attention and they're still not coming to get your order?
You may be doing something wrong. Chili Amar from Mix 107.3 has the details on what your bartender will never tell you.

 

 

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Modern Italian cooking with Elisir restaurant

August 10, 2012 - 01:42 PM
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Elisir restaurant offers a unique taste to Italian fine dining and features modern recipes. Owner Enzo Fargione has won national awards and has been recognized by magazines and newspapers across the country for his authentic approach to italian cooking . He joined us to demonstrate how to make a very traditional Japanese dish with an Italian twist.

 

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