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In a complex, sometimes confusing world, The Next Best Thing with show host Linda C. Thompson keeps listeners ahead of the game. The Next Best Thing engages, informs and enlightens the audience with the most up-to-date thinking from the most intriguing people.

In a complex, sometimes confusing world, The Next Best Thing with show host Linda C. Thompson keeps listeners ahead of the game. The Next Best Thing engages, informs and enlightens the audience with the most up-to-date thinking from the most intriguing people.
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In a complex, sometimes confusing world, The Next Best Thing with show host Linda C. Thompson keeps listeners ahead of the game. The Next Best Thing engages, informs and enlightens the audience with the most up-to-date thinking from the most intriguing people.








“Managing Thought with Mary and Linda”

Join Linda as she speaks with Mary J. Lore CEO and founder of Managing Thought LLC which should be a thought provoking show. Managing Thought (Mary's book has won six best book awards in various business, leadership and personal development categories and published by McGraw-Hill) sprouted from an “aha” moment when Mary—feeling drained, unhealthy and completely out of balance—realized that she could take responsibility for her reality. She decided to apply the system of thinking and being...


“March Madness with Linda and Rex”

What do you get when you combine a show host/poet/novelist/business owner with a comedian/college professor/motivational speaker/business owner? One wacky, unforgettable experience. We'll tell some jokes, read some lusty poetry, laugh a lot and reveal the wisdom of the ages. All you have to do is listen and laugh along. The incomparable Rex Havens joins host Linda C. Thompson for a groundbreaking show you will not want to miss. We will even provide the shovel for the groundbreaking. In all...


“Gynecologic Cancer Foundation’s Women’s Cancer Network”

Join Linda as she speaks with Dr. Carol L. Brown who is associate attending surgeon, Gynecology Service, Memorial Hospital, and associate member Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York. She chairs the Communications Committee, Gynecologic Cancer Foundation. Dr. Brown's research focuses on screening and prevention of cervical and ovarian cancers, and the reduction and elimination of cancer health disparities experienced by medically underserved populations. Since 2005 she...


“The Accent Coach visits The Next Best Thing”

Join Linda as she speaks with the “Accent Coach”, Claudette Roche. Claudette Roche - The Accent Coach is one of the busiest accent - dialect coaches in Los Angeles. Claudette ( is an award winning actress and a veteran of stage and screen (The Game, Cold Case, Without A Trace, Starhunter) and she will give tips of the trade. She trains American actors in foreign accents and Foreign actors in American accents. She is also an accent coach in the corporate world, helping...


“Beautiful Bodies and Communicating the Brilliance of People and Business!”

Join Linda as she speaks with two outstanding people, Dr. Amir Rassoli and Kathy Ellis. Dr. Amir Rassoli, a premier Houston liposuction surgeon, is the chief medical director at the Center for Beautiful Bodies, a private, relaxing center in Houston Texas specializing in aesthetic services for weight loss and skin care, such as ultrasonic liposuction. As a medical emergency physician for over 15 years, Dr. Rassoli brings his high standards of medical practice to the aesthetic services realm...


“Linda C. Thompson Brings You TV and Radio Host Kirby Lammers”

KIRBY LAMMERS is a dynamic, passionate and caring professional, who seeks to make a positive difference in today’s business climate. His credentials include appearances on many local, national television and radio shows, plus hosting his own radio show. Kirby has more than 25 years of experience in management, coaching, training, sales, wellness, and professional speaking. His audiences call him an “Inspirtainer” and he shows up for life each day being the best he can possibly be. Kirby is...


“Linda C. Thompson Brings You Healthcare: Rational Wisdom with Dr. Majid Al

Internationally acclaimed pioneer in the field of Integrative Medicine, practicing in NYC, teaching at Columbia Med., Fellow: Royal College of Surgeons of England, to name a few credentials of this remarkable man. Join us as Dr. Ali shares easy ways to get and stay healthy without side-effects. His healing ability is always colored with the magic of love and laughter. Not content with an astounding career to date, discover his personal and professional Next Best Thing. You will learn ways...


“Linda C. Thompson Brings You Daytime Television’s Future for 2010 with Dan

Join Linda as she interviews Dan J Kroll who for more than 15 years has been covering the ins and outs, and the ups and downs of your favorite soaps on the web site. Now, he’s about to taking those experiences and embark on a new journey: Beginning January 8, 2010, he'll be hosting the weekly Soap Central Live show right here on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel. Dan has had the opportunity to talk to the biggest names in daytime and he’s gone behind-the-scenes of all your...


“Linda C. Thompson Brings You New Beginnings – New Politics for 2010”

Join Linda as she interviews Dr. Michael Beitler, PhD, professor, author, talk radio show host and 2010 Senatorial candidate from North Carolina as they discuss “New Beginnings-New Politics” for 2010 and what we can expect to see in the upcoming year in the political and business arenas.


“Everything I Needed to Know, I Learned from My Wife!” Comedy at it’s Best

Rex Havens takes the very heart of the world around each of us, applies his own gentle combination of logic, bemusement and insanity, and offers it back to his audience in a way that is engaging, thoughtful and hilarious. Rex has been delighting comedy audiences for 20 years, in world-famous comedy clubs like The Improv, Catch-A-Rising Star, Funny Bones and Zanies, on television for Showtime, Comedy Central and Comic Relief, on radio with Bob & Tom and NPR, cruise ships worldwide, and...


“Leadership Week from The Next Best Thing”

Join Linda as she speaks with Lauron Sonnier, from Sonnier Marketing, author, speaker, trainer, radio host and Marketing advisor who will teach you to “Stir The Pot” and to “Think like a Marketer” Also joining Linda is Bob Foley who has held C-Level leadership positions in a broad spectrum of sectors including Financials, Travel, Hotels and Hospitality and Consulting. He has been the CEO of a major hotel company. The companies Bob has led have 100% improvement in...


“Tech Week Comes to The Next Best Thing”

Join Linda C. Thompson as she explores the Computer Tech world. As we continue to move forward into the world of Social Networking, Advertising, Marketing, Shopping, online Banking, and much more. Listen into learn quick ways to keep your computer up to date. What to look for when your computer may have a problem. The best free antivirus software to use on the market that’s safe and easy to use; also safe ways to pay online and protect yourself from identity theft…


“One Life at a Time”

Join Linda as she speaks with Leland Craig Shelley, Business Man, Philanthropist, Photographer, Arabian horse expert. Leland Craig Shelley MBA International Management, BA Arts Arizona State University. Leland currently holds the Regional President position at Exit Realty Denver CO also working with 501(c) 3 One Life At A Time Esperanza. Leland has played a major role in opening 3 schools, two in Honduras and one in Nicaragua. Most of the students are drop outs with a 6th grade education...


"Through the Lense Lightly"

Join Linda as she speaks with Marc Dimov who’s imagery spans landscape, still life and portraiture, rendering the limitless possibilities in which the photographic medium can be transformed. In his "Storm Basins" series, the artist creates surreal images of dramatically lit suburban environments, and as with all his work, continues to question the visual language of photography.


“Broadway Does Business!”

KRISTIN HUFFMAN recently appeared in the Tony award winning and Grammy and Emmy nominated revival of Stephen Sondheim's Company, in which she played a leading role as well as flute, sax and piccolo. The production was filmed and aired on PBS's Great Performances and is available on DVD. Kristin has performed with professional operas, theatres and symphonies around the US and in Europe. Her varied background includes Miss Ohio and Runner-up Miss America (where her platform issue was...


“The Next Best Thing in Music – You Decide!”

After recording and releasing their 4th studio album "The High Road", THE MUDMEN have been getting quite a lot of attention with a slight new direction in sound. The Campbell Brothers have gone right into their Scottish/Irish Celtic roots and dug up an amazing album! With each song getting the crowd dancing, singing along and drinking their faces off, "The High Road" is a blast of Celtic energy that no one can resist!


“The Next Best Thing in Adult and Children’s Fantasy –Reading is Learning”

Join Linda as she speaks with Matthew Peterson who is an award-winning and best-selling author of children's fantasy; a public speaker who has presented at schools, libraries and conventions throughout the country; and a host on VoiceAmerica for a radio show called The Author Hour: Your Guide to Fantastic Fiction launching October 15, 2009 ( His debut novel, Paraworld Zero, hit two bestseller lists and placed in over a dozen contests, including the ForeWord...


“Following the Law - What's your batting average?”

Michael A. Feit has been practicing law for more than 40 years. He graduated from Eastside High in Paterson, New Jersey. Syracuse University (B.A.) University of Chicago Law School (J.D.), School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany (M.A.,ABD). He has authored chapters on Criminal Law and Procedure for the NYSBA's books "Law Everyone Should Know," "Understanding the Law." and numerous professional publications. Feit believes that two novels, many stories, golf, tennis, ballroom...


"Model,Mom and Media: More than Just a Pretty Face"

Christina Jonae' Internationally known Model, Author, Stylist,Costume designer and Company owner. Christina was born in Houston Texas. She started modeling at age 19 then took her modeling gig on the road to Paris France. She slowly worked her way from cat walks, magazine covers like Vegnews and book covers to home pages like Yahoo to name a few. Next styling for Insite magazine, Books etc.. to owner of her Media Company Jonae Media. Now at the age of 25 author of her 1st book The Day Of...


“Life and Death Can be Fun”

Dr. Harry Gibbs, VP of Diversity for MD Andersen Cancer Center and Renowned Cardiologist joins show host Linda C. Thompson to discuss the joys of life, the inevitability of death, and how to make the most of both.