The Year in Pop Culture With a Side of Cookies

January 8, 2016
Hosted by Dan J. Kroll

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It’s a brand new year, but we’ll take one last look back on all the things that had us buzzing in 2015 with Chris Van Vliet. Plus, a look at what’s got people buzzing so far in 2016. And if you love to snack, we’ve got the scoop on something tasty that you’ll want to sink your teeth into. Kroll Call is hosted by Dan J Kroll. Chris Van Vliet makes a long overdue return to Kroll Call and he’s got twelve months’ worth of topics to chat about. From Caitlin Jenner’s introduction to the world to Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner announcing their split, and the charges against Bill Cosby to The Force awakening — Chris will dish the year in entertainment. The FDA recently released its updated dietary guidelines, but they somehow overlooked one important item. Francis Bebee of Mr. Nelson’s Cookies will drop by Kroll Call to explain why chocolate chip cookies should be considered one of the four major food groups!

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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.

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Dan J. Kroll

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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Melissa Archer

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Camila Banus

Camila Banus makes her first appearance on Soap Central Live to talk about landing the role of Gabi Hernandez on NBC's Days of our Lives. She introduces herself to fans, and also discusses her time on One Life to Live -- including working with A Martinez and some very soapy storylines. * Listener Call In Line: 866.472.5788 * Tweet Your Comments/Questions: www.twitter.com/soapcentrallive Soap Central Live airs every Friday at 6pm Eastern/3pm Pacific. If you miss any part of the show, want to listen to it again, or want to download your own copy of the show, every episode of Soap Central Live is archived for your convenience at: http://www.soapcentral.com/radio View Guest page

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