Michael Learned has what it takes to succeed in the field of acting. A 4-time Emmy Award winning actress, she landed her first Emmy Award winning role on The Waltons on her first audition in Los Angeles. We discuss her latest role in daytime drama on The Young and the Restless. She also tell us about her latest stage role in Southern Comforts at the Falcon Theater.

Guests include actress Michael Learned of The Waltons, Bill Boggs talking about what it takes to succeed and Richard Last describing CyberMonday 2011.

Mary McDonough is an actress best known for her role as Erin Walton on the hit TV series The Waltons. We discuss the outside influences that shaped her life and how she resiliently overcame setbacks from her memoir, Lessons From the Mountain.

Here is the lineup of guests on BRAINSTORMIN’ with Billy the Brain for Monday, April 18, 2011. Listen at or on AM 1400 in Ventura at 10 o’clock am Pacific time.