Books by James Malinchak

Author and motivational speaker James Malinchak, star of a season 2 episode of ABC’s Secret Millionaire, has penned and edited numerous books.

A Pennsylvania native now living in Las Vegas, Malinchak has built a business around speaking and the business of becoming a speaker.

He is also known for his charity work, including giving away more than $100,000 of his own money to worthy causes on Secret Millionaire.

See more books by James Malinchak below, as well as audio recordings from the same author.

1 – How I Became A Big Money Speaker And How You Can Too!: The 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Adding Public Speaking to Your Current Business!

From Are you ready to make an extra $100,000. $250,000, $500,000 or even $1,000,000 for talking about stuff you already know? Do you have a story or a message of hope, motivation, personal success or business achievement you believe can help other people? If you answered yes, then public speaking is a niche that you could add to your current business that can literally help you double, even triple your current income.

2 – From College to the Real World : Street-Smart Strategies for Landing Your Dream Job and Creating a Successful Future!

From “Universities were built to give you knowledge, this book was written to GET YOU HIRED!” This book explains exactly what to expect when competing in the “real world.” It will not waste your time with the traditional methods usually taught for pursuing a job. This book teaches exactly what you must do to separate yourself from the crowd. The strategies in this book have one objective: TO GET YOU HIRED!

3 – The Millionaire Networker: How to Network Your Way to Wealth!

4 – Teenagers Tips for Success : Create a Future, Achieve Your Dreams and Become VERY Successful

From This book provides teenagers with a road map to success! It teaches teens about goal setting, overcoming obstacles, communicating with others, making contacts, choosing a career, managing money, making good choices, and much more. The book is simple, short and to the point. Teenagers Tips for Success will not take long to read but it can be life changing.

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James Malinchak Secret Millionaire

Motivational speaker and self-made millionaire James Malinchak will star in the March 20, 2011 episode of Secret Millionaire.

In season 2, episode 3, Malinchak will visit Gary, Indiana, live for a week on $44, and assist deserving organizations and people.

According to his website, Malinchak grew up in a small Pennsylvania steel town town Pittsburgh.  Word is that he gives away more than $100,000 of his own money on Secret Millionaire. His LinkedIn profile indicates that he lives in the Las Vegas, Nevada area.

Malinchak is also an author and the associate editor of the series “Chicken Soup for the Soul.” There are also numerous other books by James Malinchak.

In the season’s second episode, real estate developer Marc Paskin went undercover in Detroit, Michigan.

The episode featuring James Malinchak will air Sunday at 8 pm ET on ABC. Information about a replay schedule for this episode was not available at publishing time.

What: Secret Millionaire, Season 2 episode 3
When: 8:00 pm ET, March 20, 2011, ABC
Where: Takes place in Gary, Indiana
Plot: James Malichak, author and motivational speaker, must survive for a week on $44, looking for people and organizations worthy of a personal monetary donation.

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Kentucky Derby 2011 Predictions

The countdown to the Kentucky Derby is underway.

Some of the early-season favorites fans will look for in the 2011 Derby race for 3-year-old Thoroughbreds include:

  • Dialed in
  • Stay Thirsty
  • Soldat
  • To Honor and Serve
  • Uncle Mo
  • Brethren

Some of the races leading up to the “Run for the Roses” include the Gotham, Gulfstream, Florida Derby, Tampa Bay Derby, Santa Anita, San Felipe, and Battaglia Memorial at Turfway.

The top 10 Derby finishers in 2010 were:

  • Super Saver
  • Ice Box
  • Paddy O’Prado
  • Make Music for Me
  • Noble’s Promise
  • Lookin at Lucky
  • Dublin
  • Stately Victor
  • Mission Impazible
  • Devil May Care

The Kentucky Derby 2011 takes place on May 7, 2011, at Churchill Downs Racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky.

Super Saver Kentucky Derby

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Ginnifer Goodwin Once Upon A Time Pilot

Ginnifer Goodwin Once Upon a Time Pilot“Big Love” and “He’s Just Not That Into You” star Ginnifer Goodwin will star the ABC pilot Once Upon A Time launching in 2011.

God will play a woman who is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales may be real.

The show is produced by “Lost” producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz.

Goodwin, a native of Tennessee, may be best known for her work as Margene Heffman on the HBO series “Big Love,” where she played one of the wives of Bill Henrickson (Bill Paxton).

Some of the TV shows and movies where she has appeared or will appear include:

  • Porn ‘N Chicken
  • Mona Lisa Smile
  • Walk the Line
  • Win a Date with Tad Hamilton
  • Love Comes to the Executioner
  • Birds of America

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Natalie Portman on Ellen

Natalie Portman, star of the award winning film Black Swan, will be a guest on the Ellen DeGeneres Show on March 14, 2011.

For her work in Black Swan, Portman won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for lead actress. For her role as a dancer, Portman trained up to 8 hours a day and lost 20 lbs.

In late 2010, Portman announced the she and partner are Benjamin Millepied are engaged and expecting a child in summer 2011. Millepied choreographed the film Black Swan, which is where the two met. A native of France, Millepied is a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet.

Portman appeared on the Ellen show on January 19, 2011 and talked about pregnancy and filming Black Swan. She also talked about her pickle cravings.

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Kentucky Derby 2011 TV Schedule

The race known as “The Run for the Roses” is the first major event for 3-year old Thoroughbreds and the first leg of the famous Triple Crown series of horse races. One of the most celebrated stakes of all times, the race draws many millions of TV viewers from around the globe each year.

Held annually on the first Saturday in May, at the Churchill Downs Racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, the race is a 1 1/4 mile race which is the first “leg” of the Triple Crown, which also includes the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes. A horse must win all three to be the Triple Crown champion.

The Kentucky Derby 2011 TV Schedule

Saturday, May 7, 2011

NBC Coverage of the Kentucky Derby Undercard – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on Versus. Coverage includes such races as Eight Belles, Churchill Downs, and Humana Distaff.

Kentucky Derby Red Carpet Special – 4-5 p.m. EDT on NBC. This is a look behind the scenes at the personalities, food, drink and social scene.

Kentucky Derby 137 – 5-7 p.m. EDT on NBC. Coverage of the most famous and anticipated race for Thoroughbreds, highlighting “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports.”

The 137th running of the Kentucky Derby is a Grade I sakes race for 3-year-old Thoroughbred horses. It was first run in 1875 and is one of the oldest horse races in the U.S.

The total 2011 purse is $2 million. The winner’s purse: $1,425,000.

The last 10 Kentucky Derby Winners and their jockeys were:

2010 – Super Saver / Calvin Borel
2009 – Mine That Bird / Calvin Borel
2008 – Big Brown / Ken Desormeaux
2007 – Street Sense / Calvin Borel
2006 – Barbaro / Edgar Prado
2005 – Giacomo / Mike E. Smith
2004 – Smarty Jones / Stewart Elliott
2003 – Funny Cide / Jose Santos
2002 – War Emblem / Victor Espinoza
2001 – Monarchos / Jorge F. Chavez

The last three horses to win the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred racing and their jockeys were:

1978 – Affirmed / Steve Cauthen
1977 – Seattle Slew / Jean Cruguet
1973 – Secretariat / Ron Turcotte

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Debra Messing Smash Premiere

Former “Will & Grace” star Debra Messing will star in the upcoming NBC pilot called “Smash.”

The show is a departure from the smash hit “Glee” in that actors will be singing original songs penned by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman who are the Broadway composers to wrote “Catch Me If You Can” and “Hairspray.”

The show is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a new Broadway musical. The musical is inspired by Marilyn Monroe.

Katherine McPhee (American Idol), Jack Davenport, and Megan Hilty also star in the show, which is based on an idea by Stephen Spielberg.

Broadway actor Christian Borle will play Messing’s gay co-worker.

Since starring in “Will & Grace,” Messing starred in the TV series “The Starter Wife” and in the ABC comedy pilot “Wright vs. Wrong.”

Messing’s “Will & Grace” co-star, Eric McCormack, has had numerous TV gigs including parts on “The Andromeda Strain,” “Trust Me,” and “Law and Order: SVU,” and “The New Adventures of Old Christine.”

At time of writing, the pilot “Smash” air date was not clear.

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Marc Paskin Secret Millionaire

Known as “The Donald Trump” of San Diego, self-made millionaire and sometime Elvis impersonator Marc Paskin stars on ABC’s Secret Millionaire, a show about millionaires who go undercover looking for individuals and organizations worthy of receiving a donation.

According to the bio on his company’s website, Paskin graduated from the University of Wisconsin and used $1000 in savings to put a down payment on his first piece of property. Over time he turned that investment into a portfolio of holdings across the U.S., including industrial holdings and apartment complexes.

Paskin, who didn’t have a lot growing up, earned money by peddling cotton candy and parking cars.

He is known for his charity work with organizations such as American Cancer Society and Juvenile Diabetes Association.

What: Secret Millionaire
When: 8:00 pm ET, March 13, 2011, ABC
Where: Takes place in Detroit, Michigan
Plot: Marc Paskin, San Diego real estate developer, lives for one week on $50 in a run-down Detroit neighborhood, looking for people worthy of of a surprise gift.

In the season 2 premiere of Secret Millionaire one week earlier, entrepreneur Dani Johnson went undercover in Knoxville, TN.

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Bachelor Women Tell All 2011

Only two women – Emily Maynard and Chantal O’Brien – remain in competition for Brad Womack this season, which means it’s time for the Bachelor Women Tell All 2011.

The Women Tell All special episode has become a mainstay of the popular Bachelor series over the years. It features interviews with castoff bachelorettes in front of a live studio audience with host Chris Harrison. It also gives the contestants a chance to confront Brad Womack one more time. It is expected to feature such popular bachelorettes as Ashley H.

The special airs Monday, March 7, at 8:00 pm ET, on ABC, one week ahead of the season finale.

Here is the schedule for the rest of The Bachelor season 15.

  • The Bachelor Women Tell All – Monday, March 7, at 8:00 ET, on ABC.
  • The Bachelor 2011 Season 15 Finale – Monday, March 14, 2011 at 8:00 pm ET, on ABC.
  • The Bachelor: After the Final Rose – Monday, March 14, 2011 at 10:01 pm ET, on ABC.
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Food City 500 green flag time

The 2011 Food City 500, a.k.a. Jeff Byrd 500 presented by Food City, takes place March 20, 2011 at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee.

The spring race at Bristol Motor Speedway is the fourth race of the season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series featuring stock car racing’s elite teams and drivers.

The 2010 race was won by Jimmie Johnson.

Tony Stewart heads into the race as the Sprint Cup points leader, followed by Kurt Busch and Carl Edwards.

Edwards is coming off of a win at the Kobalt 400 in Las Vegas on March 6.

Qualifying will take place on Friday, March 18 at 3:40 pm.

The August race in Bristol is the popular night race many have come to associate with the track.

Food City sponsors announced earlier this year that the race would be named in honor of Jeff Byrd, who was the track’s president and GM until his death in October of 2010.

The Scotts EZ Seed 300, a Nationwide Series race, takes places the same weekend, on March 19 at 2 pm.


Jeff Byrd 500 presented by Food City
Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
1:00 pm, March 20, 2011
2010 champ: Jimmie Johnson (2010 purse: $199,978)
Green flag time: 1:13 pm
Television: FOX, 1:00 pm (re-race show starts at noon)
Radio: PRN, 12:00 noon

The next race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series is the Auto Club 400, on March 27, 2011, at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA. This is the track’s only Sprint Cup event of the season.

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