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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.

Jade Starling

Best know for "Catch Me I'm Falling" her huge hit with Pretty Poison, Jade Starling is still making great dance tunes...she stopped in to share details on an upcoming project, the success she's having with internet-driven programs like "Kick-Starter" and more...and how that great little tune from 1988 still surfaces in unexpected places. Tune in to hear from from Jade!


Son of God in theaters February 28th... The stars of the film join me to talk about the movie

Marilyn chats with Roma Downey(plays Mary) and Mark Burnett(producer) stopped in to talk about their new project "Son of God," in theaters this Friday. They are a beauriful and spirtual couple who also share the story of their meeting...it's adorable, tune in!


Christian Slater is the man and is starring in a new show called Mind Games

I spoke with Christian Slater about his new show Mind Games which premieres tonight on ABC at 10pm. Read more...

Actor Kellan Lutz

Yeah, he's Hercules...and he's awesome!  Opens Friday.

Two Gents Explain "Potted Potter"

James Percey and Delme Thomas stopped into the Ben studio to share details on "Potted Potter" which is getting rave reviews here in Philly. At the Prince Music Theater through 1/5/2014 Read more...

Dr. Oz

Find him on Fox 29 weekdays at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - hear him right here...wanna melt away the belly fat?  Dr. Oz shares some great tips.  Who's on with him today and tomorrow...listen and find out.  He ROCKS! Read more...

John O'Hurley for the National Dog Show Presented by Purina

John O'Hurley, we know and love him from Seinfeld (Peterman), DWTS, but best of all his love of dogs! Read more...

Mary Carillo, Commentator for National Dog Show (11/16 and 11/17)

 Mary Carillo, longtime NBC Sports analyst and lifelong lover of man’s best friend, brings a wealth of experience to the National Dog Show Presented by Purina® as she returns for her fourth year as part of the commentary team. Read more...

Hillary Clinton

Former Secretary of State, First Lady, Senator and Mom Hillary Clinton is the Keynote Speaker at today's 10th Annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women.  I've been lucky enough to interview her and here's a few excerprts from our converation ~ Marilyn Russell Read more...

Speakers for PA Conference for Women - This Friday 11/1/2013

The list of amazing speakers is too long to mention here - for the 10th Anniversary of the Conference, they've pulled out all the stops, including Keynote Speaker Hillary Clinton!  It's going to be a very special day. Read more...
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