TORRANCE, Calif. – August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The first episode in a new entertainment talk show podcast was released this week by Send2Press Newswire ( and hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons. The first show features interviews with Scott G “The G-Man” who is a professional voiceover talent heard on dozens of top-brand radio commercials and a popular music recording artist, as well as a chat with the folks at who recently painted 100 cows in Florida with the blessing of PETA.

Photo Caption: the first weekly podcast for 2005 from Send2Press is hosted by entertainment expert Christopher Laird Simmons.

Available for iPods in the iTunes(TM) Music Store, on-demand in both MP3 and RealAudio formats, and RSS/XML subscription at:

In the first weekly podcast episode, hear selected news stories from the Send2Press Newswire from the week of Aug. 15. In a live interview with Scott G. “The G-man,” Scott talks about his new public service announcement (PSA) on the dangers of alcohol and smoking when pregnant. We hear the PSA, as well as a clip from his 2005 music CD “Sonic Tonic.”

We also hear from the folks at who painted 100 cows in Florida with blessing of PETA after the cow’s owner posted an eBay auction to help keep the cows from the slaughterhouse.

[Podcast length: 16 minutes.]

News briefs in the podcast include:

* Reaction Biology Corporation announced that it has been awarded a Phase II SBIR grant from the National Institutes of Health to apply its new DiscoveryDot(TM) High Throughput Screening technology for drug discovery.

* Artificial Flavor, LLC, has announced the release of their debut line of men’s underwear that caters to the fashion-forward set of today’s style conscious man. They are coming off a successful fashion show at San Francisco’s Ruby Skye venue, and have just launched their ecommerce website bolstered by a dedicated email campaign designed to drive customers to the site.

* The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) is pleased to announce the upcoming annual benefit music festival, Divafest 9, which will take place on September 17th-18th at The Inn at the Willows in Guerneville, California. The institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting women and girls in music and music related business.

* Satin Sheet-A-Gram today announced the launch of their new twist on the time-honored candy gram; satin sheet gift sets that say ‘I love you’ with a good night’s sleep. Unlike sweets that cause weight gain or flowers that die within days of being received, a Satin Sheet-A-Gram(R) is a healthy, restorative, enduring, and luxurious reminder of love, caring, celebration, or romance.

The show is hosted by Christopher Simmons, a veteran journalist and contributor to numerous entertainment and technology publications, an award-winning photographer and digital artist, a musician who has composed soundtracks for two TV cable shows, and a highly regarded marketing technologist who has been interviewed by TrendWatch, PCworld, Entrepreneur, and many other national publications.

The Send2Press(TM) Newswire Weekly Podcast is powered and produced by PRNewsRadio(TM).

Content will also be available for use under Creative Commons license through the SwapCasts(TM) Network ( starting in October, 2005.

Send2Press, SwapCasts, and PRNewsRadio are units of, and service marks of, Neotrope(R), established 1983 in California by Christopher Simmons.

News issued by: Send2Press Newswire

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