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  • 00:31

    Haven Lake Author, Holly Robinson, Returns to the Back Porch with Kori

    in Books

    New from the author of Beach Plum Island… A natural-born storyteller presents a gripping story about grief, anger, and the healing power of love. 


    Sydney Bishop hasn’t returned to Haven Lake, her idyllic childhood home, since a pair of shocking, tragic deaths shattered her family when she was only sixteen. Now a child psychologist engaged to marry a successful surgeon, Sydney has worked hard to build a relationship with Dylan, her fiancé’s teenage son, so she feels nothing but empathy when he runs away—until she discovers that his hitchhiking journey has led him to Haven Lake and her mother Hannah’s sheep farm.


    Sydney returns to Haven Lake for the first time in twenty years to coax the boy home. Against her daughter’s wishes, Hannah offers to take Dylan in until he’s ready to reveal his own troubling secrets. Now, for Dylan’s sake as well as their own, Sydney and Hannah must confront the devastating events that tore them apart and answer the questions that still haunt their family—and the suspicious surrounding community—about what really caused two people to die on their farm those many years ago.

  • 00:31

    Nebraska Author, Marilyn Coffey Joins Kori on the Back Porch

    in Writing

    Great Plains writer Marilyn June Coffey has written three books, 600 poems, and dozens of articles and stories. A trained journalist (B.A., University of Nebraska, 1959) and creative writer (M.F.A., Brooklyn College, 1981), she has produced work that includes a popular memoir, a record-setting novel, and a prize-winning poem. Her poem, Pricksong, reviewed in the Los Angeles Times Book Review and Newsweek, won a national Pushcart Prize. Coffey's novel Marcella made literary history. It was the first novel written in English to use female autoeroticism as a main theme. Gloria Steinem called it "an important part of the truth telling by and for women. In 1989, Coffey's memoir, Great Plains Patchwork, appeared. The New York Times called it entertaining and insightful. Atlantic Monthly featured a chapter as its cover story. Natural History bought two chapters, American Heritage one. Harper & Row, McGraw-Hill, Macmillan, and Harcourt Brace Jovanovich printed excerpts. Known as a prose stylist, Coffey received a Master Alumnus award for distinction in the field of writing from the University of Nebraska in 1977. Since 1987, the UN-L Archives has collected forty boxes of Coffey's papers in its Mari Sandoz room. In 1991, Coffey investigated the orphan train movement, developing three programs for the Nebraska Humanities Council. One became the second most popular of the 232 programs underwritten by NHC and spurred her to write Mail-Order Kid. Now retired, Coffey taught writing at Boston University, Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and Fort Hays State University in Kansas for thirty-four years, twice earning tenure. She became an interpretive reader/performer, appearing on local radio stations, statewide TV, and before more than 130 groups in twelve states, from Maine to Texas.  


    Her new book, Thieves, Rascals, & Sore Losers is available for pre-order.

  • 01:30

    Back to Basics

    in Wrestling

    Come join Suzy "The Elf" & Count Zrathknock as we talk about Wrestler Unstoppable and getting back to basics, going back to the old school type of radio shows. IN CHARACTER ONLY!! Leave your manager at home! This will be strictly enforced.


    Call in to promote your company, stable or wrestler, cause only YOU can really promote them! Want to become a sponsor of Back to Basics? Contact Suzy and she will get you the details! If you are a sponsor of B2B and want your special event highlighted, then let Suzy know and she will highlight your event.


    We will discuss what is going on in WU and also discuss topics like Trash Talk, cutting promos, etc. If you have a topic that you would like us to talk about, then message Suzy or Count and we will take all topics into consideration!
    Suzy and Count Zrathknock will be starting a contest where we will accept messages for Subject ideas, and If we use your idea, we will give you 10wbs.


    Want to hear past B2B shows? Check out our archives scene! (Shows will be updated soon, I promise!)


    Call in and let's get Back to Basics! Sign into Blog Talk and if you have skype, you can call in for free or use the guest call in number (646)-478-0073. Callers are welcome, just please keep with the topic!


     

  • 00:31

    Debut Author Frank Lankaster Joins Kori on the Back Porch

    in Books

    Based in North London, Frank Lankaster is a semi-retired academic and community development worker with many years experience in education, working both in the UK and US. Today Frank continues to work as a freelance researcher and writer. In his spare time he enjoys watching football and is a keen Liverpool fan. Tim Connor Hits Trouble by Frank Lankaster (published by Clink Street Publishing RRP $12.99, ebook RRP $4.99 ebook) is available to buy online from March 25th from retailers including Amazon.com and to order from all good bookstores. 


    The book: Emerging from an emotionally exhausting relationship break-up, and with his young daughter still contriving to make him feel as guilty as possible, Tim Connor hopes to regain his equilibrium in his new role as lecturer of Social Sciences at the University of Wash. An exciting new romance is also whetting Tim’s appetite. 


    Meanwhile, the college’s resident alcoholic dinosaur, Henry Jones, is at loggerheads with the Dean of Faculty, Howard Swankie and beset by bickering with his stoutly feminist wife. As tensions mount and the battle lines are drawn, Tim finds himself increasingly pulled in, until one day both Henry and Howard inexplicably go missing leaving Tim to deal with the crisis.  


    Set against the backdrop of the financial crisis of 2008, Frank Lankaster has cleverly drawn upon his considerable experience within the education system and brilliantly captures its inherently political landscape. Tim Connor Hits Trouble skillfully and entertainingly combines the clash of ideas, warring egos, the pressure to perform and the delicate balance between working as an academic and as a teacher to produce an uproarious debut novel. 

  • 01:01

    Giving Back

    in Education

    We will discuss how to enhance our leadership skills, and professional reputations, by "giving back" to the community.


    As usual, we will also discuss two delicious recipes for sharing. The "safe" recipe will be Balsamic Onion and Goat Cheese Pasta, and the "adventure" recipe will be Pork Stroganoff.

  • 00:31

    Author of Blademaster, Rick Bentsen, Joins Kori on the Back Porch

    in Books

    Rick Bentsen released his first novel, Dawn of a New Age, in 2001 to some small success.  After struggling for many years to come up with a followup to Dawn of a New Age, Rick released The Blademaster in 2014, the first book in an epic fantasy series that has completely invigorated his passion for writing once more.  The second book in his epic Blademaster Chronicles series, Willowdale, comes out April 7, 2015.  Rick lives in Massachusetts, where he is quite happy that winter seems to be over.


     


    Rick Bentsen
    Author, The Blademaster Chronicles
    Book 1: The Blademaster (Released 3/19/2014)
    Book 2: Willowdale (Coming 4/7/2015)


    http://www.facebook.com/RickBentsenAuthor


    Twitter: @rickbentsen

  • 01:56

    Back to Basics

    in Wrestling

    Come join Suzy "The Elf" & Count Zrathknock as we talk about Wrestler Unstoppable and getting back to basics, going back to the old school type of radio shows. IN CHARACTER ONLY!! Leave your manager at home! This will be strictly enforced.


    Call in to promote your company, stable or wrestler, cause only YOU can really promote them! Want to become a sponsor of Back to Basics? Contact Suzy and she will get you the details! If you are a sponsor of B2B and want your special event highlighted, then let Suzy know and she will highlight your event.


    We will discuss what is going on in WU and also discuss topics like Trash Talk, cutting promos, etc. If you have a topic that you would like us to talk about, then message Suzy or Count and we will take all topics into consideration!
    Suzy and Count Zrathknock will be starting a contest where we will accept messages for Subject ideas, and If we use your idea, we will give you 10wbs.


    Want to hear past B2B shows? Check out our archives scene! (Shows will be updated soon, I promise!)


    Call in and let's get Back to Basics! Sign into Blog Talk and if you have skype, you can call in for free or use the guest call in number (646)-478-0073. Callers are welcome, just please keep with the topic!

  • 00:30

    Kick Back & Relax

    in Music

    Come join me for a soulful Sunday of Kick Back & Relax. Neo Soul Sunday

  • 00:39

    ATTORNEY FRANK CARSON ON THE BACK STORY

    in News

    Coming up… Attorney Frank Carson on the Back Story


    During her campaign for re-election DA Birgit Fladager said, “Frank Carson defended Mayor Sabatino.”


    Frank Carson was not elected, but Fladagers office failed to convict Mayor Sabatino, despite an out-of-town judge and almost $1 million in resources from the taxpayers. Frank Carson had an advantage he dealt with the truth.


    Sheriff Adam Christianson led an eight year investigation of AJ bail bonds followed by a five-month trial in which AJ Pontillo was exonerated and DA Dave Harris was exposed for his utter incompetence. One juror said, “The DA thought we were stupid.”  Frank Carson had an advantage he dealt with the truth.


    Frank Carson defended whistleblower Frank Drummond, who was accused of sexual abuse. The jury voted 11 to 1 for acquittal. The jury foreman was disappointed that they could not deliver a unanimous vote. Frank Carson had an advantage he dealt with the truth.


    When DA Beth De Jung announced that the DA would not retry case, she engaged in further character assassination to explain why she lost.


    These DA’s lost their “victories” because they did not seek justice.


    More with Frank Carson at 11:30


     

  • 00:31

    British Author Lucy Branch Joins Kori on the Back Porch

    in Writing

    Lucy Branch is a director of her family’s firm Antiques Bronze Ltd, one of the UK’s leading conservation and restoration companies. She has a degree in History of Art with Material Studies and a Masters from The Royal College of Art and the Victoria & Albert Museum. Branch is an accredited member of the Institute of Conservation. Lucy lives with her husband and their three children in North London. 


    About the book:


    Abigail Argent stands out. Some people notice that she always wears gloves and shudder when they know why. The ones who know her best notice her ability with metal. Abigail's particular talent lies in the colouring of alloys, for seeing the beauty in a plain piece of metal and being able to draw it out. Her study leads her to discover a connection between her own craft and that of her favourite childhood myth: changing lead into gold. Moving to Venice, Abigail continues to uncover more about the history of her trade while making friends, and a lover, whose lives become inextricably linked with her own. But her abilities soon peak the interests of a powerful group, determined to guard the secret that she may unwittingly expose. Delving into the deepest secrets of ancient Italy, Abigail's story will take everything you think you know about alchemy and turn it on its head.

  • 00:29

    #Howstupidisthis? (Bring back our Girls!)

    in Politics Conservative

    #Howstupidisthis? (Bring back our Girls!)
    World marketplace = no US middle class
    Dams & Reservoirs equal water supply
    Bill Clinton is not a Felon - He's a deserter?

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