Welcome to “Talk About Las Vegas,”  featuring Ira David Sternberg talking with the celebrities, entertainers, writers and personalities who make Las Vegas the most exciting city in the world. The show first airs every Thursday at 9:30 p.m. on KUNV, 91.5/www.kunv.org in Las Vegas, then is posted on this website.

Sternberg’s career includes decades of professional broadcasting as well as public relations, writing and communications. He was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 1998.

A sample of the wide variety of guests, by category, who have appeared with Ira:

ACTORS:  Lynda Carter, Jamie Farr, Rhonda Fleming, John O’Hurley, Chazz Palminteri, Joe Piscopo, Kevin Pollak, Adam West

ARTISTS:  Jean Francois, Peter Max

AUTHORS:  Edward J. Epstein, Charles Higham, Michael Hiltzik (Pulitzer Prize winner), Michael Starr

BOXING:  Mike Tyson, Robert “Bob” Arum, Don King

CHEFS:  Emeril Lagasse, Gustav Mauler, Mary Sue Milliken, Myron Mixon, Rick Moonen, Louis Osteen, Megan Romano, Kerry Simon, Angelo Sosa, Alex Stratta

COMEDIANS:  Tim Allen, Louie Anderson, Jim Belushi, Adam Carolla, Dana Carvey, Bill Cosby, Whitney Cummings, Bill Engvall, Vinnie Favorito, Gallagher, Whoopi Goldberg,  D.L. Hughley, Robert Klein, Vicki Lawrence, Jerry Lewis, Jon Lovitz, Carlos Mencia, Dennis Miller, Kevin Nealon, Paula Poundstone, Don Rickles, Paul Rodriguez, Rita Rudner, Amy Schumer,Wanda Sykes, Lily Tomlin, George Wallace, Steven Wright

ENTERTAINMENT:  Blue Man Group, Bob Eubanks, Uri Geller, Robin Leach, Larry King, “Batman” Executive Producer Michael Uslan, Dita Von Teese, jewelry designer Stephen Webster

IMPRESSIONISTS:  Gordie Brown, Terry Fator, Rich Little

MAGICIANS: Lance Burton, David Copperfield, Mac King, The Amazing Johnathan

MUSICIANS:  Dick Dale, Kevin Eubanks, Béla Fleck, Edwin Hawkins, Ben Jaffe (Preservation Hall),  Ramsey Lewis, Peter Nero, David Sanborn, Doc Severinsen



Bill Anderson,  Brooks & Dunn, Roy Clark, Charlie Daniels, Vince Gill, Lee Greenwood, Reba McEntire, Willie Nelson, Ray Price, LeeAnn Rimes, Richard Sterban (The Oak Ridge Boys)


Ann Hampton Callaway, Jamie Cullum, Kurt Elling, Clint Holmes, Dave Koz, Jane Monheit, Diane Schuur, Steve Tyrell


Paul Anka, Susan Anton, Tony Bennett, Michael Bublé, Chubby Checker, Lou Christie, Rita Coolidge, Michael Feinstein, Jose Feliciano, Mitzi Gaynor, Cuba Gooding, Sr., Gladys Knight, Gary Lewis (Gary Lewis and The Playboys), Melissa Manchester, Johnny Mathis, Phyllis McGuire, Peter Noone, Tony Orlando, Gary Puckett, Helen Reddy, Jon Secada,  B.J. Thomas, Bobby Vinton, Andy Williams, Paul Williams, Mary Wilson, “Weird Al” Yankovic


Dion, Graeme Edge (The Moody Blues), Duncan Faure (Bay City Rollers), Steve Harwell (Smash Mouth), Al Jardine (Beach Boys), Little Anthony and Clarence Collins (Little Anthony and the Imperials), Rickey Medlocke (Lynyrd Skynyrd), Vince Neil (Mötley Crüe), Ted Nugent, Danny Seraphine (Chicago)


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