Technology

How current technology has changed our individual lives and society from when we were kids

Technology continues to advance quite quickly. Particularly in the past few years it has greatly impacted how we communicate with each other via the Internet and mobile technology, as well as how we purchase and consume music, navigate with directions and access all kinds information about the world. How has…
Jada Pinkett Smith pushes for an Oscars boycott; Whoopi weighs in, and Sarah Palin endorses Donald Trump

Jada Pinkett Smith pushes for an Oscars boycott; Whoopi weighs in, and Sarah Palin endorses Donald Trump

Quite the controversy has ensued after Jada Pinkett Smith called for people to boycott the Oscars this year due to the lack of diversity in nominees. The lack of diversity has been called into question various times in the past, but this year it seems to have come to a…
Best and worst moments from the Golden Globes 2016 and the world mourns David Bowie

Best and worst moments from the Golden Globes 2016 and the world mourns David Bowie

It’s January, which of course means that it’s the beginning of a new year, but it also means that it’s the kickoff to a new award season starting with the Golden Globes. This year’s show has been particularly criticized for being way too long and overall not very eventful. Despite…
Last Day for Amanda as permanent panelist, Twitter changing character limit to 10,000, and New Year’s Resolutions

Last Day for Amanda as permanent panelist, Twitter changing character limit to 10,000, and New Year’s Resolutions

Sadly, this is the last episode that Amanda will be on the show as a regular panelist. We hope to have her on the show as a guest from time to time and whenever she is able. She will always be a big part of the Big Daddy Radio family…
A look back at the best pop culture moments of 2015, Bill Cosby arraigned and Twitter’s new anti-hateful conduct policy

A look back at the best pop culture moments of 2015, Bill Cosby arraigned and Twitter’s new anti-hateful conduct policy

There have been some extremely memorable moments in 2015; some tragic, some positive and inspiring, and others that brought much needed change. Overall it was a standout year, so for our last show of 2015 and as the year was about to come to a close, we decided to look…
Bomb threat closes LA County schools, political correctness and the holidays and Caitlyn Jenner apologies to the transgender community

Bomb threat closes LA County schools, political correctness and the holidays and Caitlyn Jenner apologies to the Transgender community

In the wake of two virtually identical bomb threats being emailed within one day of each other, first to New York and then to LA Country schools, there was of course fear and concern that brought both school districts to make very different decisions. New York decided to keep school…
Donald Trump wants to ban all Muslims, Madonna snubbed by the Grammys, and Kimye announces the name of their new baby boy

Donald Trump wants to ban all Muslims, Madonna snubbed by the Grammys, and Kimye announces the name of their new baby boy

It has been quite a week. So many topics #OnBigDaddysRadar, but the most outrageous taking center stage as well in the minds of many Americans is Donald Trump yet again. The fact that he has announced he wants to ban all Muslims from entering the country has sparked quite an…
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TV seasons getting shorter, new study: sex is best when on vacation, and new couple Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani

Guest panelist Nicky Elliston from Smarter San Diego returned to the show this week and joined in on the conversation about the latest #OnBigDaddysRadar. First up was about how TV seasons have become much shorter than they once were. Don’t you remember when TV programs began in September, took a…
Paris and Beirut attacks

Paris and Beirut terrorist attacks, Charlie Sheen announces he has HIV, and Rose McGowan reacts to Caitlyn Jenner

It has been a very sad and tough time in the past few weeks with the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, as well as in Beirut. The fight against ISIS has become that much more urgent for us as the world cried out in protest against these senseless and barbaric…
Give Back Homes

Special Guest: Madison Hildebrand from Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles

We had the pleasure of having special guest Madison Hildebrand from Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles call in to the show this week. He’s one of the original cast members of the show and was in San Diego this week working with the charity, Give Back Homes, a network of…
Leah Remini, Facebook oversharing

Leah Remini’s new memoir on Scientology, oversharing on social media, and veganism and beer

Leah Remini just released a new memoir chronicling her 30 years as part of the “Church” of Scientology. It’s a very honest and direct account of her experiences that is shedding new light on what on the religious group that is notorious for having so many high-profile celebrity members. Needless…
Drama Kids International

Special guest: Kimberly Harbert from Drama Kids International

This week we had special guest Kimberly Harbert from Drama Kids International on the show to tell us all about this wonderful developmental drama program she brought to San Diego to help kids as young as three years old begin to grow and improve important skills to help them be…
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American Horror Story Hotel, Kris Jenner changing her last name, Gwen Stefani’s new single and the new median home price in San Diego

American Horror Story Hotel is getting rave reviews from fans everywhere, but not so much from the Parents Television Council who has claimed that is is bringing the “most vile content they’ve ever seen” to basic cable. Funny enough, however, they seem to be more concerned and criticize advertisers for…
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Playboy to stop publishing nudity and more Miley Cyrus shenanigans

Playboy recently announced it will stop publishing all nudity as part of its redesign that will be unveiled in March 2016. The publication’s executives blame the Internet for making nudity and just about any type of sexually provocative content so widely available. A Playboy executive made the announcement and stated…
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Peeple, “the app for rating people”, new TV watching habits and selfie overload

Peeple, the new app that was in the works recently came under intense scrutiny when the founder explained that it would allow others to “rate” you, similar to the way Yelp and other social sites do for businesses. As you might expect, that didn’t sit well with most people, as…
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Concierge Medicine, VW #DieselGate, The Facebook Hoax and Social Media Meanies

Sandy Lyons Rasque from the WELLth Center is back to talk about Concierge Medicine and how it can really help change how you interact with your doctor and receive the medical care you need. In addition, we’re super upset about the recent VW debacle, (aka #DieselGate) that directly effects Amanda,…
The View, Miss America Nurse, The Emmys

The View co-hosts comment on nurses controversy, the power of social media and The Emmys

We covered a lot of ground during this episode discussing various hot topics, including the recent controversial comments from ‘The View’ co-hosts Michelle Collins and Joy Behar regarding the Miss America Pageant that had nurses from all over the country up in arms and consequently caused five sponsors to pull…
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Ellen discusses Caitlyn Jenner being lukewarm about marriage equality, wearing white after Labor Day and Kim Davis

We were very happy to welcome back our panelist, the wonderful Amanda Silber (#AmandaPass) who has been away for a few weeks. She’s now officially five months pregnant with a baby GIRL, and during the show we had a chance to see ultrasound photos and hear all about her excitement as…
Sandy Lyons Rasque, The WELLth Center and Pop Culture

Guest Panelist: Sandy Lyons Rasque from The WELLth Center, The Nicki Minaj Miley Cyrus confrontation and more

This week, we had the pleasure to welcome back the wonderful Sandy Lyons Rasque as a special guest panelist. Sandy is the founder of The WELLth Center, an organization that helps people take control over their healthcare by connecting them with concierge physicians and practices. It was very eye opening…
Heidi Klum reacts to Donald Trump, Target gender-neutral toys

Target announces gender-neutral children section, Melissa McCarthy clothing, Heidi Klum, Donald Trump and more

We all agreed Target did a really great thing by recently announcing changes to how they categorize and label children’s toys and clothing in order to limit gender-specific stereotyping. While not everyone agrees or is happy with this move, it’s one more example that shows our society is growing and evolving.…
Kelly Osborne, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Gwen Stefani, Gavin Rossdale, Celebrity Divorce

Kelly Osborne Makes Racist Comment?, Celebrity Divorce: Ben and Jen, Gwen and Gavin

As usual, we had so much to talk about in the world of pop culture. First up: Kelly Osborne and her remarks on The View addressing Donald Trump and his controversial comments about Latinos. Many say it reveals her true racist feelings, while others think it was a comment gone…
Cecil the lion

The killing of Cecil the Lion by US Dentist and 9 Reasons Why Dog People are Better at Realationships

This week’s episode was really focused on just a couple of topics. In particular, the US Dentist who lured a famous lion named Cecil from an animal sanctuary in Zimbabwe then proceeded to shoot him with a crossbow. The hunter injured Cecil, but did kill him until finding and shooting…
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Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift Twitter Feud, Ashley Madison and Demi Moore Houseguest drowns

Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift Twitter recently had a pretty big feud that caused many fans of each to come to their defense about Nikki’s initial comment concerning her viewpoints of why her music video was not nominated for Video of the Year. Should we say someone overreacting much? We…
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Cake shop discrimination case, Jared from Subway investigation and Paula Deen in hot water again

This week, as with every week, there was no shortage of hot topics in the media to discuss. We covered quite a bit of ground including the cake shop in Oregon being fined $135,000 for discriminating against a lesbian couple for refusing to bake a wedding cake, Jared from Subway…
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Pope Francis’ 10 Tips for A Happy Life, Donald Trump comments and Marriage Equality Ruling

All of us were very delighted to have the full panel back together n the studio to catch up on the latest topics happening around the country. So much has happened and significant progress has been made in the last few weeks, especially with Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage, Obamacare,…
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Real Estate Tips, Taylor Swift, South Carolina tragedy and the Confederate flag…

We had a small panel, as both Amanda and Michael were out this week. Despite missing our wonderful panelists, we still had a great conversation addressing current news topics, especially the tragedy in South Carolina and the current debate going on about the Confederate flag. Bryan and Drew also touched…
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Real Estate and Mortgage Tips, Social Media and Mix of Pop Culture

In addition to covering a few very hot topics in the news at the moment, we dove into a few important issues regarding real estate, including what to look for when vetting an agent. We also touched on important regulations changing when it comes to mortgages, and finally how to…
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Dr. Christin Ernst from Physiotheraphy Associates talks benefits and misconceptions of physical therapy

The amazing, wonderful, kind and ridiculously skilled Dr. Christin Ernst from Physiotherapy Associates joined us in the studio to chat about physical therapy. We had a really informative conversation about the misconceptions out there, as well as the major benefits it can provide to not only heal injuries, but also…
Fitness Stalker

Special Guest: The Fitness Stalker – Raquel Cordero Perry, Reactions to the Caitlyn Jenner Reveal and More

We had the pleasure of welcoming back onto the show one of the best and most devoted fitness experts we know: Raquel Cordero Perry, AKA The Fitness Stalker. We discussed a variety of topics related to health and fitness, including self-sabotage, as well as body image and how it is…
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Marriage Equality in Ireland and reactions from the Catholic Church, Johnny Depp in trouble in Australia and more

This week, we were down to three, as panelist Amanda Silber was feeling a bit under the weather. We hope she feels better soon, especially in time for next week’s show.  We still covered quite a lot of ground, discussing the Irish referendum and Ireland being the first country in…
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Keeping Up With The Kardashians “About Bruce” Two-Part Special

Bryan and the panel tackled the “About Bruce” two-part special on Keeping Up with The Kardashians that aired last Sunday and Monday. The special really dove into how the family reacted and is still reacting to Bruce Jenner’s transition into a transgender woman.  Everyone on Big Daddy Radio of course…
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Panel Discussion: Wendy Williams / NeNe Leakes Feud, A Study About Having Too Much Sex and Much More

Amanda is back from her vacation in New Orleans. She had a lot to share about all the fun she had, and especially all the fantastic food she was able to eat. We also tackled some recent events and incidents buzzing in the news, gossip columns and social media, including…
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Luis Lopez from the Law Offices of Kevin M. Tracy talks Immigration

Luis Lopez from the Law Offices of Kevin M. Tracy rejoined us to discuss the latest in immigration law. The law changes and updates very frequently, so it’s important to know how to handle your unique situation and be aware of all your options and rights. Aside from the more serious talk…
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Bruce Jenner Interview with Diane Sawyer

If you haven’t heard about the Bruce Jenner interview with Diane Sawyer that aired last weekend, then you are probably walking around in a bubble or quite possibly hiding under a rock. The interview has been discussed on every major media outlet and social media site around the globe, and…
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New Regular Panelist: Amanda Silber and Hottest San Diego Neighborhoods

We’re thrilled to announce Amanda Silber as a regular panelist to the show! She’s such a smart, savvy, funny and all around great person and a wonderful addition to Big Daddy Radio. Welcome Amanda! This episode was all about San Diego and how lucky we are to live in such…
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Heather Bilyeu, Luxury Real Estate Agent and Star from Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing LA

We can’t stress enough how much we love Heather Bilyeu from Million Dollar Listing LA. She is our favorite on the show because she’s smart, funny, a brilliant business professional, and most importantly, doesn’t put up with any crap from anyone. Here’s hoping Bravo get’s the hint and gives her even…
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Special guest: Christie Nieri Troxell, April Fool’s Pranks & Tidal Streaming Music Service

Bryan’s cousin, professional event coordinator Christie Nieri Troxell called in to to share  all the great events she is working on and to discuss some misconceptions, reasons and tips for working with professional event planners. Her company, Ritzy Parties is truly a top-notch choice if you’re looking for an event planner…
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Live Musical Performance with Amy and Ryan Scruggs

Very grateful to have singer Amy Scruggs and her son songwriter and musician Ryan Scruggs return to our show. These two not only create and play beautiful music together, but are also very devoted to helping with so any great causes in our community including AMVETS, Wounded Warrior Homes and San Diego Women’s…
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The Importance of First Impressions in Business and Day-to-Day Life

We had a lot of fun in the studio this week. Panelist, Michael Ellis-Bahena tested out his new selfie stick, as you can see from the photos above. We also had a really entertaining and informative discussion about the importance of first impressions and our viewpoints of what to do in order to…