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LeVar Burton

We Are Family

In the first episode of a brand-new season, host Julia Dennison talks to well-loved actor, director and television host LeVar Burton about growing up with an absent father, how his family shaped his career path and how he is proud of the relationship he has developed with the son he didn’t know existed.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


7 Sep 2021

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#SGGQA 219: Pixel 5a Over Heating, OnlyFans Porn Ban, Chevy Bolt Recall, Backing Levar Burton for Jeopardy!

SGGQA Podcast – SomeGadgetGuy

Chevy is recalling ALL the Chevy Bolts out there. Ryan Reynolds is backing Levar Burton for Jeopardy. Apple’s phone scanning system is being criticized by NUMEROUS policy agencies. Samsung is dropping ads from their apps. And let’s dig into the Pixel 5A a little bit… Let’s get our tech week started right! Download this week’s … Continue reading "#SGGQA 219: Pixel 5a Over Heating, OnlyFans Porn Ban, Chevy Bolt Recall, Backing Levar Burton for Jeopardy!"

23 Aug 2021

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LeVar Burton

Don't Ask Tig

Don’t know how to deal with romantic feelings for a coworker that’s already in a relationship? Still, feeling guilty from that illegal left turn you made decades ago that potentially caused a multi-vehicle pileup? Well, actor and television host LeVar Burton drops by Don’t Ask Tig to help you out. LeVar, who played Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge in “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” gives Tig some well-needed advice, commander to commander, about the joys and overwhelm that comes with being a part of the iconic franchise.  This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Ned (ned.com/tig), and Brooklinen (brooklinen.com and use promo code: Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.


4 Aug 2021

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Syfy Sistas 018 - The LeVar Burton Love Jam

Trek Geeks Podcast Network

As LeVar Burton wraps up his week guest hosting Jeopardy, the SyFy Sistas celebrate him with a look back at Star Trek: TNG and its Chief Engineer, Geordi LaForge. But being the Sistas, they also discuss a serious omission in Picard Season 1, an 'if-only' alternate ending to the Leah Brahms storyline, a theory about why the Romulans mess with Geordi, and what was the deal all the attitude in Relics? We give a special shout out to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous. Find him at dostheanonymous1@gmail.com You can find the SyFy Sistas online at syfysistas.com - Facebook @SyFy Sistas - Twitter: @Syfy Sistas - Instagram: @syfy.sistas - And of course, trekgeeks.com/syfysistas

1hr 21mins

30 Jul 2021

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The Summer Olympics, LeVar Burton hosting Jeopardy & Death by Bungee!

The Mo'Kelly Show

ICYMI: The Mo’Kelly Show Presents – Frustration over the 2021 Summer Olympic live broadcast…PLUS – Thoughts on LeVar Burton’s 'Jeopardy!' guest host debut AND a ‘Bungee-Jump’ goes tragically wrong on KFI AM 640 – Live everywhere on the iHeartRadio app


26 Jul 2021

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Levar Burton - I Am Who I Am

Toure Show

Original Air Date: January 20, 2021Touré Show Ep 227: Levar Burton - I Am Who I AmLevar Burton is guest hosting Jeopardy right now so it’s a great time to throwback to our epic conversation about his life, his career, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek, Roots, and his deep thoughts about life.Patreon.com/toureshowInstagram: @toureshowTwitter: @toure Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 6mins

25 Jul 2021

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Episode 102: LeVar Burton

Gates McFadden Investigates: Who do you think you are?

Award winning actor/writer/director/host LeVar Burton has spent most of his adult life sharing knowledge, becoming a beloved role-model for multiple generations along the way. Prepare to be inspired as Gates reminisces with LeVar about their respective journeys through life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 7mins

19 May 2021

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245 – LeVar Burton Chats ‘Jeopardy’, Lil Nas X On What Coming Out Means & Kardinal Offishall On 20 Years Of ‘Quest for Fire: Firestarter Vol. 1’!

Roz & Mocha

‘Family Matters’ star Jaleel White has his own strain of marijuana called "ItsPurpl." He developed it during the pandemic, and it's loosely based on the bootleg "Purple Urkel," which has been around for years. Damnit Maurie finally made it onto the Instagram account @HotDudesWithDogs. Everyone is wanting LeVar Burton to be the new host of Jeopardy, he joined Roz & Mocha to chat about the petition and if he wants to do it. Lil Nas X explains to kids what “coming out of the closet” means. Food Network Star Molly Yeh’s ‘Popcorn Salad’ Video Goes Viral . Taylor Swift fans are convinced her next re-release will be ‘1989’, we’ll explain how they figured that out. Plus, Kardinal Offishall joins us to chat about the 20 year anniversary of released ‘Quest for Fire: Firestarter Vol. 1’

2hr 57mins

16 Apr 2021

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Guest double feature: LeVar Burton and Brian Volk-Weiss

The Mothership

We have not one, but two guests this week: Reading Rainbow and Star Trek icon LeVar Burton, who talks about his campaign to host Jeopardy!, and Brian Volk-Weiss, executive producer of the Netflix series The Toys That Made Us.


16 Apr 2021

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LeVar Burton Can’t Be STOPPED

Awesome Today

April 12, 2021. Grilled Cheese sandwiches. Ancient Egyptian cities that might be built by aliens. Finding Dark Sky. All the money, and LeVar Burton.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


12 Apr 2021