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She was only 10 years when she became a face known to moviegoers around the world. Tami Stronach made such a strong impression as the Childlike Empress in the 1984 fantasy "The NeverEnding Story" her role is still remembered some 3 decades later.  Stronach joins Ty Ray on this edition of Beats and Eats to discuss why she decided to walk away from acting after making a huge splash in the summer box-office hit.  Stronach talks about returning to the big screen in the indie film "Ultra Low" due out later this year.  In addition, Tami has a new family album out called Beanstalk Jack that can be found at www.papercanoecompany.com. Oh, and Ty exposes Tami's 80's guilty pleasures.  It's a breezy 30-minute edition of Beats and Eats with one of the most recognizable child stars from the 80's. While you're listening, feel free to tweet us @coug88, @beatneats, and @clns_nick. Check us out on the web too at www.beatsandeats.net.

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On this edition of Beats and Eats, Jersey Shore alum Vinny Guadagnino drops by the virtual lounge to talk to Ty and Nick about his "hit" show "Vinny and Ma Eat America." In The Cooking Channel series, Vinny takes his Sicilian mother, Paola on the road where she tries unique cuisines from different cities for the very first time. Guadagnino opens up about life traveling with his mother as well as their relationship. The trio also chats about Vinny's life as a reality tv star and the challenges of being labeled a "reality tv star."  The three also get in some talk about one of Vinny's other passions-The New York Knicks.  It's a fun episode of Beats and Eats with a star from one of the biggest reality tv shows of all-time.  

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On this edition of Beats and Eats Ty and Nick welcome Eric and Stacey from the Talking Nonsense podcast into the virtual lounge. The foursome bat around the absurdities going on in the news. You'll hear expert opinions on Trump's first 100 days and a debate on the trustworthiness of Kellyanne Conway.  The foursome also look at the state of the media and the phenomenoa that is the Missing Richard Simmons podcast.  It's an hour of light-hearted listening with four of the best podcasters in the business.  So sit back, relax, pour your drink of choice and don't take things so seriously, at least during this episode of Beats and Eats.

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Ty and Nick welcome Celeb DJ Tom Macari into the virtual lounge on this edition of Beats and Eats. Tom, one of New York's hottest dj's talks about spinning in the city's most popular clubs. Macari opens up about being the personal dj for the likes of NBA superstar Carmelo Anthony and more. It's an inside look at the club scene you won't hear anywhere else. Plus, Ty and Nick talk about their days clubbing years ago. This is a conversation not to be missed. Meanwhile, check out the guys on Twitter at @coug88 @clns_nick and @beatneats.  The virtual lounge is open, why not join us?

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The "virtual lounge" is open and you're welcome inside for a crazy conversation between your hosts Nick Gelso and Ty Ray. On this week's episode of Beats and Eats, they discuss everything from whether or not Ryan Gosling can sing to the sexual preferences of Ted Cruz.  It's a crazy show that ends with a chat on the White House turned upside down. Are we going to live through four years of Trump? The answer to this question and more on this week's Beats and Eats.

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The virtual lounge is open and Ty and Nick are talking movies on this edition of Beats and Eats.  On this edition, the duo welcome film director G.J. Echterncamp to the show.  G.J.'s latest film, Death Race 2050 is streaming on Netflix.  Death Race 2050, is a take off on the 1975 Roger Corman film Death Race 2000.  both movies are political satire action films.   The three discuss the challenges of making a the new movie on a limited budget.  G.J. also explains the roundabout way he went from directing a serious and critically acclaimed movie about his parents called Frank and Cindy to directing a b action film.  Ty and Nick then conclude the episode by looking ahead to Queen's summer tour with Adam Lambert.

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The virtual lounge is open. Ty and Nick are back in the studio together! On Sunday, January 22, what can we be discussing? Of course, President Donald J. Trump's first 48-hours in office.

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The virtual lounge is open and Nick welcomes CLNS Radio, ESPN Personality, Patrick Gilroy. On this edition of Beats and Eats takes a deep dive to look at the presidency of Donald J. Trump.

 

The two personalities take a deep dive on Donald Trump's influence on the converging subjects of politics, news and entertainment.

 

Happy MLK Day.

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