Today on Marie
John C. McGinley
Actor John C. McGinley tells Marie how he relates to his character on "Scrubs." Most recently, John was the voice of the Dodgers in the film "42
," out on DVD and Blu-ray on July 16. He discusses why the discrimination depicted in the movie really hit home. He is the proud father of a son with Down syndrome and is on a mission to erase derogatory speech from everyday language. John also tells the cute story of how he first met his wife.
Find out how John was introduced to the special lady in his life>>
To get involved in the Special Olympics' Spread the Word to End the Word campaign, visit www.r-word.org
Buca di Beppo's Artichoke Florentine Dip
Buca di Beppo chef Emily Bishop teaches Marie and magician Murray Sawchuck to make the restaurant's artichoke florentine dip with homemade Alfredo sauce. In between steps, Murray performs a mind-boggling magic trick.
Get the full recipe>>
For the Buca di Beppo nearest you, go to www.bucadibeppo.com
Charley & Tracy Vega
Martial artists Charley and Tracy Vega teach Marie and her daughter Rachael simple self-defense maneuvers every woman and child should know. No fighting, punching, or kicking is involved. Their method focuses on escaping and avoidance.
For more details, go to www.simpleselfdefenseforwomen.com
In her book, "A Dog Named Boo," Lisa Edwards writes about the special bond she shares with her pooch. Lisa and her four-legged companion join Marie to speak about how training the pup taught her patience and persistence. She learned to apply these virtues to other aspects of her life as well. The dog trainer also remarks on how Boo embraced the son she adopted.
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To order a copy of "A Dog Named Boo," go to www.a-dog-named-boo.com
Summer Movies with Michael Logan
Movie guru and TV Guide columnist Michael Logan talks about this summer's box office blockbusters and which films are already getting Oscar buzz. Some of the biggest stars will be on the big screen, including Brad Pitt ("World War Z"), Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy ("The Heat"), Johnny Depp ("The Lone Ranger"), Hugh Jackman ("Wolverine"), Matt Damon and Jodie Foster ("Elysium"), and Oprah and Jane Fonda ("The Butler"). Plus, there are two animated features for audiences of all ages, "Monsters University" and "Planes."
Take a look at Michael Logan's Summer Movie Guide>>