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Author Marilyn

  • Marilyn

    95.7 BEN-FM Morning Show Host

    Morning Show Host for 95.7 Ben FM every weekday from 5am - 9am.

    10 Things to know about Marilyn

    1. I’m Addicted to Social Media - @MarilynRussell, or find me on Facebook/Pinterest/Instagram/Google and BlogSpot and Word Press
    2. I have seen the movie “Gladiator” like 150 times! Also love “GroundHog Day,” “Silver Linings Playbook” “Catching Fire,” “Star Wars,” “Lord of the Rings,” “Swingers,” “Wedding Crashers,” and anything with Paul Rudd
    3. Favorite interview – Bradley Cooper for “Silver Linings Playbook.” Not just because he's so good-looking, but also smart, funny and local!
    4. I’m a Native Philadelphian, so I always have that “Rocky” spirit...yo, we never give up!
    5. My radio career spans 2-decades now and I wouldn't trade it for the world! I love what I do and love doing it my home town!
    6. Favorite Philly Sports Teams – Flyers and Phillies
    7. Philly Favorites Overall – Living in Manayunk – great architecture, fun bars and amazing bike path. Love D'Allesandro's and Caputo's too!
    8. I’m a music lover of course! Best Live Show EVER Clash at the Armory in the early 80's... also Nirvana at the same venue mid-90's
    9. Favorite Hobby… Dinning Out!... I’m not much of a cook…
    10. Motherhood – The Best Thing I've Ever Done! Teaches you the true meaning of love.
 

Let's Be Cops in theaters today! I spoke with the stars of the movie, Damon Wayans Jr. & Jake Johnson... Hilarious!

Damon Wayans Jr. and Jake Johnson are flat out FUNNY! I sat down with them and talked about their new buddy cop film, Let's Be Cops. Listen in... Read more...

Jennifer Horan, Dream Program in Philadelphia

The DREAM Program builds communities of families and college students that empower youth from affordable housing neighborhoods to recognize their options, make informed decisions, and achieve their dreams. I had the pleasure of learning more from Jennifer Horan who's proud of the growth of the program which launched a few years back in New England...how perfect is the Philly landscape with all our amazing colleges and universities here! Jennifer answers that and honestly, she feels like she's living the "dream" - tune in to hear and learn more ~ Marilyn Read more...

Yael Lehmann, Executive Director, The Food Trust

Do you know about Night Market? If you're a food truck fanatic like me, you'll want to know that Night Market, a Food Trust presentation is on for this Thursday in West Philadelphia, Lancaster Ave at 35th Street starting at 6:00 p.m. They're expecting a big crowd so Yael Lehman recommends early arrival (Chill Moddy is performing :). Yael would also love to hear from you @thefoodtrust if you've got a few spare hours a week to help them with their mission of providing healthy meals in and around our area for folks who maybe aren't getting the right stuff in their neighborhoods. Tune in to hear more about Yael and the Food Trust ~ Marilyn Read more...

Wendy Hamilton, GM Sugar House Casino

Every now and I again, I get to meet rock stars, Wendy, while not in a band, is an absolute rock star and her Sugar House Casino team of 1,100 are her back-up performers. Wendy is General Manager at Sugar House which has been names a "Best Place to Work" in Philly by the PBJ and a "Top Workplace" from Philly.com three years in a row. Listen to my conversation with Wendy here and you will understand why it's not just the patrons (you and I) at the casino who are having all the fun! Wendy's enthusiasm and energy are palpable and very very effective. Outside of the casino, she serves on the Board of the Police Athletic League and is an executive committee member for the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau. Perfect for one of my favorite Philly natives! ~ Marilyn Read more...

Graham Bunn, Bachelor In Paradise

Graham Bunn from DeAnna's season of The Bachelorette and Bachelor Pad 2 joins me to talk about his 3rd try on The Bachelor series. This time a new show called "Bachelor In Paradise" is where he will try. He dishes on some surprise guests, hookups, and what to expect from this season. Read more...

Marilu Henner, Actress/Author/Health Advocate

Loves the stage and especially the stage at Buck's County Playhouse. Read more...

Alaine Porter, Spiritual Medium

Author, Medium, Yogi and spiritual person, Alaine shares some extraordinary details of her life of connecting spirits and people with us (and in her new book). We put her to the test live on the air...so tune in to see how she does...hint-she hears dead people :-) ~ Marilyn Read more...

Alie Vidich - Producing Director & Choreographer of Invisible River

Alie is producing director and choreographer of INVISIBLE RIVER, a public art and boating event celebrating the Schuylkill River, July 12-13 (with a one-hour preview on June 14). Says Alie, the event draws attention to the Schuylkill as a vital watershed for our region and raises awareness for the collective power we have to create positive change for the river. The audience - some on water as part of a flotilla of 65 boats (ticketed part of the event) - and some on land on the banks of the Schuylkill (free part of the event), will experience dance, music and sculptural installations. The performances take place on the river's shores, water and air space. Read more...

Chef Deb from Boardwalk Cupcakes

She's making some very special cupcakes for the upcoming AC Food and Wine Festival and YOU will want to try them...tune in to learn more...tix at ACFoodandWine.com. Read more...

Marie Blistan, VP, NJEA

The mission of the New Jersey Education Association is to advance and protect the rights, benefits, and interests of members, and promote a quality system of public education for all students. And yes, they work through the Summer months! Read more...

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08/22 · Chicago & REO Speedwagon
08/23 · Rod Stewart
08/29 · Journey
08/30 · The Hooters
08/31 · Aerosmith
09/04 · Toto
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