Boomer Beat Radio

The Boomer Beat Radio Show with Host Beverly Mahone

Mondays 12 Noon – 1pm EST on WCOM

Should there be a White House Council on Boys and Men?  What role do mothers and fathers play in the failure of young men?  Why are young white males filled with such hate and contempt?  These are just a couple of the questions I’ll be posing to my guest, Martin Brossman, on the January 28th edition of the Boomer Beat.

Martin is supporting the proposed White House Council for men and boys with Social Media consulting. He also lead a men’s group for over 12 year and wrote the book Finding Our Fire: Finding Our Fire – Enhancing men’s connection to heart, passion and strength.  Available on Amazon.

Martin Brossman is a leading authority on social media, reputation enhancement and online marketing based in Raleigh, NC and Washington, DC. He is a business coach, trainer and author devoted to creating fulfilling lives for his clients through measurable business results. His links to Social Media can be found at  To learn more about the proposed White House Council go to:  and Facebook: “


Darryl K. Lester is a social entrepreneur and community philanthropist.  He founded HindSight Consulting in 2001 and the Community Investment Network in 2006.  He has been recognized by Black Enterprise and Town & Country magazines for his work in philanthropy.

Tune in to the December 17 edition of The Boomer Beat Radio Show to learn more about Darryl’s ideas when it comes to building a collective giving movement among young African Americans.  Discover how you, too, can become a philanthropist.

Darryl K. Lester, another boomer on the move and making a difference!



Janice Russell is going to help us get organized during the holiday season!

Author, speaker, coach, organizing professional, traveler and owner of Minding Your Matters® Organizing Janice Russell, CPO-CD, COC and her firm have built a reputation for helping business and residential clients organize their space, items, documents, and time using the Flexible Structure Method™. Janice’s workshops on topics such as tackling the “no time” trap, perishing paper piles, and stopping stuff from being overwhelming are dynamic, informative, and practical. Minding Your Matters® is dedicated to helping people achieve organization with lasting results™ in their professional and personal lives. Tools such as Janice’s books and downloadable audios enable people to easily access information to learn the skill of organizing. Janice will visit The Boomer Beat on Monday, November 19.


Regina Baker is an Internet and Network Marketing Consultant and author- along with being an award winning business owner who was named 2009 Leading Business Woman of the Year by the Women’s Business Owners Organization.

She has also been named one of the Top 50 Fabulous Women Entrepreneurs by Black Business Women Online, 50 and Fabulous Top Bloggers by Boomer Diva Nation and of the 2011 Social Media Superstars–Blacks in Technology.

She was featured in the New York Times as a Direct Sales Renegade.  Learn more about Regina and tips on how to create a better internet sales presence on the October 8 edition of The Boomer Beat with host Beverly Mahone.


 Author Caroline Sutherland says Facebook destroyed her marriage.  The discovery was first made in the Spring of 2010 but the full extent of what he was doing on FB wasn’t discovered until the following year.

Caroline explains the shocking details in her new book, Direct Hit!  How Facebook Destroyed My Marriage and How I Healed and she’ll share her story with talk show host Beverly Mahone on the October 1 edition of The Boomer Beat.




On Saturday morning, April 26, 2008, Derek E. Hodge was tragically and senselessly murdered in his off campus home in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Police say forensic evidence found at the N.C. A&T student’s home led to the arrest of a 24-year-old man in MassachusettsU.S. marshals, with the help of SpringfieldMass., law-enforcement officials, arrested Jaguar Emanuel Wright, who was charged with the murder.

Derek’s parents will join talk show host Beverly Mahone to talk about their son and the scholarship that has been established in his memory.  Tune in Monday, September 24 at noon.


Lawrence Miquelon will be my special guest on the Boomer Beat on Monday, July 30.  Lawrence is a registered nurse, who has been working with children in the Intensive Care Unit for nearly 20 years.  He  is married with children. He grew up in the  presence of a number of ministries, and continues to participate in  missions together with his family and friends.  He was raised in  Southern California and enjoys nature and running barefoot long  distances on asphalt, sidewalks and trails. Having been raised his  entire life in the church, he saw the shortcomings of himself and others  that are all too common.  Something personal, deeply spiritual and  simple happened in himself and his family. He felt compelled to write a  book that illustrates a level of intimate spirituality that seems almost  too good to be true and is occurring  to ordinary people today.  His book is titled Romance Eternelle.


Melinda F. Emerson, SmallBizLady, will be the special guest on the July 2 edition of The Boomer Beat with host, Beverly Mahone.  Melinda is America’s #1 small business expert. She is an author, speaker and small business coach whose areas of expertise include small business start-up, business development and social media marketing. As CEO of Quintessence Multimedia, Melinda develops audio, video and written content to help her Fortune 500 clients engage small business customers.  She is a weekly columnist for the You’re The Boss blog for the New York Times. She publishes a resource blog, which is syndicated by the Huffington Post and hosts a weekly talk show on Twitter called #SmallBizChat for today’s entrepreneurs.  She reaches 1.5 million small business owners weekly on the internet. Forbes Magazine named Melinda Emerson #1 Woman for Entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter. Melinda has been featured on MSNBC, Fox News, NBC Nightly News and in The Washington Post, Fortune, Essence and Black Enterprise. She is also the author of the bestselling book “Become Your Own Boss in 12 months; A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business That Works.” Melinda is a graduate of Virginia Tech


Encore Career Coach Laura Schlafly will be the special co-host on the June 25 edition of The Boomer Beat Radio Show. Schlafly will share her expertise on encore careers for boomers and offer tips and resources to help people navigate their way through the second half of the journey.

Best-selling author Linda Alexander joins me on the the Boomer Beat Radio Show on Monday, May 14 to talk about her fascination with dead celebrities.

Linda’s latest book is A Maverick Life: The Jack Kelly Story, premiere biography of long-running TV star, and 50s film star, Jack Kelly. Previously, she wrote and published the biography of Golden Era movie star, Robert Taylor, Reluctant Witness: Robert Taylor, Hollywood, & Communism. She is an adjunct faculty member at Frederick Community College, with her popular course, “Getting Into Character: How To Develop Your People.”

For more information on Linda, her books, or her public speaking engagements, please contact her press representative, William Scherer, MBSTIA, Inc., at 240-205-8664, or via e-mail at: Reach Linda directly at


Was the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin murder or self-defense? What is happening in the Sanford, FL comunity three weeks after his death?

Tune in Monday, March 26 when talk show host Beverly Mahone chats with Orlando’s WESH-TV reporter Gail Paschall-Brown who has been covering the story from day one.

Find out what the police chief said to local reporters that didn’t make the national news.  Find out what witnesses told Gail they heard just before the fatal shot was fired.


We’re talking about S-E-X on the next edition of The Boomer Beat!

What’s too much sex? Is it an arousal issue? Is it reduced libido, desire, menopause, exhaustion, stress or pain? Hopes for a new year can bring anticipation and excitement and couples may be looking forward to romance. One concern is exploring whether too much sex is a problem and what to do when it hurts?

Mache Seibel, physician, speaker, author and consultant is one of America’s most innovative health educators, will discuss these issues. He combines easy to understand health information with entertainment to help America stay well. Seibel’s websites, and include videos, eBooks, music, podcasts and more to help women and their families stay well. Dr. Seibel spent 19 years at Harvard Medical School, is currently a professor at the University of Massachusetts, and is repeatedly voted by his peers into Best Doctors in America. He is the author of over 200 articles and 14 books; the most recent are Save Your Life: What To Do In A Medical Emergency co-authored with Shelly Glazier and Eat to Defeat Menopause, co-authored with Karen Giblin.

The Boomer Beat Welcomes Walt Williams of The O’Jays!  

He’s been making music for nearly 50 years as a member of the R&B group sensation, The O’Jays.

 Be sure to tune into the Boomer Beat on Monday, February 20, when Walt discusses his passion for music, how the O’Jays got started and how they’ve managed to keep going after all of these years.

He’ll also share how he deals with the battle of living with multiple sclerosis.



The Boomer Beat Welcomes Actress-Comedienne Kim Coles. 

Since making her debut on the hit comedy In Living Color back in 1990, Kim has gone on to appear in more than 20 shows, including Frasier, The Parkers, The Geena Davis Show, etc.

She spent 1993 to 1998 as Sinclair James on the hit TV show, Living Single.

Today Kim has returned to her original love of comedy and is part of the UNCF College Tour.  Join me on February 13 as Kim and I discuss what’s going on these days in her “boomer world.”


Meet the woman called a “financial crusader” by Suze Orman.

Janet Auty-Carlisle is teaching women to uncover their passions and turn them into profits is what she does for a living with her Living la Vida Fearless Coaching Services.

Janet will share her remarkable journey—which includes being misdiagnosed with an illness and the tragic death of her best friend.  Janet says, “If I can survive these things that life has thrown at me so can anybody else. I am not special but I do realize that it is my choice to live how I want to live. I choose authenticity. She is my special guest on January 30.  You can listen to the live stream at


The author of the newly released book, Peaces of Me, will discuss how life imitates art on the next edition of the Boomer Beat Radio Show with host, Beverly Mahone.

Peaces of Me is the first book written by MJ Forbes, who will share how she drew from her own real-life situations to create the main character, Olivia.  She says, “My book gives a voice to the ‘voiceless’—to those people who have gone through similar issues like myself but have chosen to remain silent for whatever reason.” She calls her book a resource for self-empowerment.  Listen to MJ’s interview on January 23rd.  You can also hear her on my BlogTalk Radio show: To learn more about MJ Forbes, visit her website


The Boomer Beat Welcomes Alfred Edmond Jr, of black enterprise for an ENCORE INTERVIEW on Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday!

Alfred A. Edmond Jr. is SVP/Multimedia Editor-at-large of black enterprise. He is
a content leader, brand representative and expert resource for all media platforms under the black enterprise brand, including the magazine, television shows, web site, social media and live networking events. From 2008 through 2010, Edmond was SVP/Editor-in-chief of, helping to lead the transition of black enterprise from single-magazine publisher to digital-first multimedia company. From 1995 through 2008, Edmond was chief editor of black enterprise magazine.

 Edmond appears regularly on television and nationally syndicated radio, including serving as host of WVON 1690 Chicago’s The Urban Business Roundtable weekly radio show; commentator on PBS’ Nightly Business Report; contributor to American Express OPEN Forum and The Doug Banks Show radio program; and guest expert on MSNBC’s Your Business and CNN. He also hosts Money Matters, a syndicated radio feature of American Urban Radio Networks. A nationally recognized expert on business and economic trends, Edmond is a highly sought-after public speaker and moderator.  He will be my special guest on January 16.


Stanice Anderson is a publicist, inspirational speaker, performance artist, author, and recovering heroin addict.  Stanice has lived through it all.  From a seemingly perfect upper- middle class home, she fell into a nightmare of endless partying, self-destructive behavior, and abusive relationships.  Unresolved pain and guilt drove her to the bottom on a death-spiral nothing seemed able to stop—until the night, while shooting drugs, a miracle happened.

Now, free from the bondage of active addiction for over twenty years, Stanice is compelled to share her inspiring story to show others they too can overcome even the most soul-destroying mistakes—and discover the lifelong assurance of peace and joy through personal relationships with God, others, and ourselves—at last; and go on to do great things. Stanice will be my special guest on Monday, Dec. 12.



Medicare Expert Steve Zaleznick was the Founding CEO of AARP Services, which developed and managed insurance, financial service, healthcare and lifestyle products for AARP members. He also founded a company that provided older adults with a single source of longevity solutions, including health insurance, long-term care insurance and annuities. Prior to that, Steve was General Counsel of AARP. Steve has a degree in Economics from Brown University and a law degree from Georgetown University.

Steve was my guest on November 28.

Have you ever wondered by you exhibit certain behaviors without real explanation?  Has your temperment kept you from moving forward in business?  If so, Dr. Barry Borgerson says you are using your “Auto-Self.”  He will explain exactly what that means on Monday, October 24.

Remember, if you live in the area you can tune into 103.5FM.  Otherwise, you can listen to the LIVE stream at


The Boomer Beat TV Show Airs:

Saturdays 3pm Channel 18 in Durham, NC

Tuesdays 11am Channel 8 in Durham and Channel 4 in Carrboro, NC


“It was so nice being on your show Bev. Thanks for the insightful and great interview!” ~Jerry “The Beaver” Mathers (Aug. 29 interview)

“In every instance I have had the pleasure to work with her, in addition to being a consummate professional, Bev has authentic, engaging, generous and fun.  Whether she is teaching, training or linterviewing guests “live”, it is obvious Bev has long since mastered the medium.  It is exciting to learn from her and wonderfully hought-provoking to see the world though her professional eyes.  If you want to send your message out to the world, not in a bottle, but over the airwaves, you want an experienced radio and televisional professional like Bev to guide you.” ~Dr. Thomas Sheldon Griggs (August 22 interview)

“When I was the guest of Beverly Mahone’s The Boomer Beat Radio show, it was a wonderful experience for me.  Beverly is a great host! I felt comfortable speaking and answering her questions. She moved early to discussion of more shocking content of my book and yet made it into a non-threatening topic.  Beverly was clearly dedicated to giving her listeners some good information and she added to her own credibility during our interview. I’d be delighted to be a guest on The Boomer Beat Radio Show again. Beverly rocks!”~ Marcia Barhydt (Jan. 2012 interview)

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