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  • 01:12

    Soul Cafe- Chocolate and Flushing Toilets; What a Time to be Enlightened!

    in Spirituality

    Suffering is for schmucks! Remember all those lives hiding in caves with out running water, electricity, clean laundry or cable TV just so we could find ourselves. Well thank God/Spirit/Our Aspects that those times are over!

    Join me and Jann Morgan for our annual laugh at all things spiritual and of course ourselves. Today we take time to give thanks for choosing enlightenment in the comforts of the modern age. Now our caves have flushing toilets, a chocolate stash, pizza delivered to the door and Game of Thrones.... and we can share every detail on Facebook!

    What a time to be alive! What a time to be enlightened! What awesomely delicious and dramatic distractions we have created to make the journey so much more rewarding than the simple silence and solitude of being alone with soul!

    *Kuthumi will return for our next show- June 20th.*




  • 02:39

    Township Sound-Off

    in Politics

    Join Jean Shingledecker, tonight as she recaps the Flushing Township counsel meeting.  If you are from Flushing you do not want too miss this show.  

  • 00:31

    Making Peace with Your Past /Deleting And Flushing

    in Family

    Peolpe That seems to always bring up Your past, and things That you been forgot about, or even things that You went threw at some point of time in your life..We Have to Be mindful of what rolls of the tongue. Sometimes you have to move on again after you already moved on, meaning delete those People who are stuck in there past. To stop them from currupting their own future ,cause their not hurting you,Their really Stunning their Growth to a better Future.

  • 01:30

    Ep. 102 - Guest Host The Coop and Guest Greg Prince!

    in Sports

    The Rising Apple Report returns for its 102nd episode! And even this far in, it will be the first time in our podcasting history we have had a guest host!

    Taryn "The Coop" Cooper, of her blog/podcast "A Gal For All Seasons," joins us to take hosting duties for the week. Joining her is the Mets Fan Incarnate himself, Faith and Fear in Flushing's Greg Prince.

    The Mets wrap up their only visit to the Windy City today, a trip that has not gone remotely well with 3 straight losses to the Cubbies. We'll reflect on the series and what the Mets should do to right the ship as Washington, a game and a half back, slowly creeps forward.

    We'll also take a look at how the transitioning Brewers have been doing as they invade the Citi this weekend.

    And as always, we'll discuss the players to wear #2 in the history of the New York Mets, as well as look back on the 2002 squad.

    So, join us at 9pm ET for the latest edition of the Rising Apple Report!

  • 01:00

    Blue and Orange Nation Talking Mets Podcast 5/4/15

    in Sports

    The Blue and Orange Nation Talking Mets podcast returns to talk about all things Mets. Hosts Vinnie & Mike will be joined by special guest Greg Prince of the Faith and Fear in Flushing blog, as well as sports talk radio favorite Artie from Brooklyn

  • 00:51

    Author talk, giveaways w/Aline Ohanesian, Patricia Park & Kirstin Valdez Quade

    in Books

    You have until Friday, May 8, to enter to win the books featured on this episode of the Literary New England Radio Show, where we feature:

    Aline Ohanesian on Orhan's Inheritance, a novel that shifts between the last years of the Ottoman Empire and 1990s Los Angeles. It tells the story a young Turkish man who leaves his family's small village, to travel to the US, to discover why his recently deceased grandfather bequeathed the family home to a woman his family has never heard of--a woman who lives in a facility for elderly Aremians. It's a novel that brings a neglected time in Turkish history to life, spanning decades, honoring the resilience of the human spirit and illustrating the depth of love.
    Patricia Park on Re: Jane, a Korean-American retelling of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, set in Manhattan and Seoul. Its protagonist, Jane, is a an orphan trying to escape from Flushing, NY, where she works in her strict uncle’s grocery store before becoming the au pair, beginning an affair with the father of the children she cares for and then fleeing to Seoul. There, she reconnects with family and works to accept who she really is.
    Kirstin Valdez Quade on her short story collection Night at the Fiestas. Set in northern New Mexico, the 10 stories plunge into the fierce, troubled hearts of characters defined by the desire to escape the past or else plumb into its depths: A deadbeat father of a pregnant teen who tries to transform his life by playing the role of Jesus; a young man who discovers that his estranged father and a boa constrictor have been squatting in his grandmother’s empty house; a lonely retiree who becomes obsessed with her housekeeper; and others.

    Hosted by Cindy Wolfe Boynton. Visit the Literary New England blog for added book giveaways, author talk, articles and more!

  • 00:26

    Unusual Show: Topic discussed: Re-Homing Your Unwanted Fish

    in Podcasting

    Healthy fish  should never be a problem to get rid of. Any of the following options is preferable to dumping or flushing:

    Local Fish/Pet Shop - See if they will take your unwanted fish. Some will even pay you a small price for them.
    ?Other fishowners - Advertise if you have to, you'll be surprised by how many fishowners are willing to adopt your fish.Fish Clubs - Check to see if there is a fish club in your region. Odds are someone in the club will gladly take your fish.

    Schools, nursing home's, or office's - Any place that has an aquarium may agree to take your fish. If they don't have an aquarium, consider donating yours. Nursing homes and schools often welcome such gifts, and it might even be tax deductible.

    Diseased fish are a little more difficult to deal with. Obviously they cannot be given away. However, they should never be dumped into local waterways or flushed. Sick Fish that cannot be cured should be quickly and mercifully euthanized before being disposed of in a sanitary landfill.

  • 00:49

    Whirl With Merle

    in Travel

    We've certainly heard the phras, "It's to die for".  Perhaps you can say the same for Dave's Killer Bread.  The company had the best in bread.  Organic, lots of grains and no high fructose corn syrup.  Plenty of varieties to choose from.  Looks like an excuse to create sandwiches just to eat it.  Maybe man CAN live by bread alone. Gabrielle Enfield, Brand Manager at Dave’s Killer Bread will tell us all while I make a sandwich.

    Queens College's Women's Basketball team in Flushing, NY made it into the Eastern Conference of the NCAA but took a loss in the first round of playoffs.  Nevertheless, this team had a winning season with lots of Kudos including a nostalgic game against Immaculata at Madison Square Garden.

    Elizabeth Gully, Captain of the team, will give us a recap of the season and her experiences.

  • 02:00

    Ep 71 The Rising Apple Report - There Are No Off Days In Flushing

    in Sports

    Although the Mets are idle, the crew at Rising Apple does not believe in days off.  With much to discuss this evening, senior staff writer Michael Lecolant, and assistant editor Sam Maxwell will co-host the 71st episode of the Rising Apple Report.

    The Mets latest road trip has them heading to Philadelphia, where they will begin a short two game series on Tuesday.  Phillies season ticket holder Ted Matey will help Mike and Sam preview the series.  Once done in the City of Brotherly Love, the Flushing Nine will visit Colorado, then square off against the Marlins again in Miami.

    The Amazin's left home with a 14-11 record, and are looking to improve upon their 6-3 mark on the road. Their recent success is attributable to their entire pitching staff, as well as the defense that has cleaned up its act.  Travis d'Arnaud additionally appears to be coming around at the plate, but, because of Terry Collins' line-up changes, Lucas Duda has yet to settle into the clean-up role.

    Joining Rising Apple tonight in their greater Mets musings will be John Pielli, author of Passed Ball Show.

    Discussion of these topics, and many more Mets matters commences tonight at 9:00pm EST.  You can join in by calling 646-929-0337.

  • 00:44

    Whirl With Merle

    in Travel

    Greg Kennedy has juggled his way through Cirque du Soleil and now he is headed for a special show at Flushing Town Hall in Queens, voted the most popular borough to visit. Did you see him in any of the shows? How did he get started and how do you get to perform with the troupe? Can you teach juggling or does it have to come natural.  We'll find out soon

  • 01:33

    And We're Still Covered in Snow! Afronerd Radio's Mid-Week in Review, Wed@7:30pm

    in Politics Conservative

    Moshi Moshi, people!  It's about that time!  Welcome to another fact finding mission, thanks to the Afronerd Radio machine airing this Wednesday at 7:30pm (EST).  Join Dburt and Captain Kirk as they utiilze their "psychic" electron microscopes to analyze the following current event laden subjects: a long overdue "Blue Area" story relating to a Mr. James Robertson's daily 21 mile walk to work and how he is ultimately being rewarded; the horrific immolation witnessed around the world-a Jordanian pilot gets sacrificed by ISIS; an 11 year old girl's letter to DC comics requesting better female hero representation; Dburt did promise not to talk about silly intra-racial colorism shenanigans but just what was up with Viola Davis' "dark skinned" woman SAG awards acceptance speech; highlights from the annual Afronerd Radio Super Bowl gathering in Chinatown, Flushing; Selma's David Oyelowo must be a listener to our podcast (well would like to think so) as ke kicks it about what the Oscars really think about Black folk and lastly, highlighting the HuffPost's month long editorial series entitled Black Future Month as a corollary for Black History Month.  Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.