Falling for soaps and Dr. David Brendel discusses the portrayal of mental health issues in the media

September 27, 2013
Hosted by Dan J. Kroll

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Episode Description

As the seasons change, we're breaking out some of our best fall accessories -- our fans. We're opening the phone lines to fans to call in and discuss their favorite soaps, characters, couples, actors, and anything else soap. If you want to chat with host Dan J Kroll about your "stories," this is your chance. Simply call 866.472.5788 during the live show, and you can weigh in. Keeping in theme with some of our recent social media posts, we'll also be asking fans who they'd select as daytime's best villain. Plus, Dr. David Brendel visits Soap Central Live to weigh in on the portrayal of mental illnesses in the media. In his private practice, Dr. Brendel provides consultation and treatment for adults with depression, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, eating disorders, and substance abuse. He is the host of Leading Minds on VoiceAmerica's Empowerment channel. Soap Central Live airs Fridays at 6PM Eastern/3PM Pacific. Call in and be part of the show, toll-free at 866.472.5788.

Kroll Call

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Hosted by Dan J Kroll, KROLL CALL is a weekly, multi-platform infotainment show that features everything from celebrity interviews to expert advice. Listen to fun and engaging interviews with your favorite stars of film, television, and music, and then stick around for expert advice and tips on topics ranging from parenting to relationships, fashion trends to saving money, food to workouts, and more. KROLL CALL also allows the audience to become part of the show and come away with not just a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to talk to their favorite stars, but also the chance to receive a makeover, incredible advice, or some amazing surprise gifts. The show will also feature video clips to help listeners delve even further into detail on each episode’s topics.

Dan J. Kroll

For more than 15 years, Dan J Kroll has been covering the ins and outs, and the ups and downs of your favorite soaps on the soapcentral.com web site. Now, he’s taking those experiences and bringing them to you every week on Soap Central Live.

Dan has had the opportunity to talk to the biggest names in daytime and he’s gone behind-the-scenes of all your favorite shows. When the stars have something to say, you can be sure that Dan is there to get you, the soap fans, the whole story – it isn’t just about being first, it’s about being fair and accurate.

When media outlets need a soap expert, they call on Dan. Because more than just being someone who talks about the soaps, Dan truly is a soap fan. Mixing praise, critique, and laughs, Dan provides the perfect way for soap fans to wrap up the work week and kick-off the weekend.

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