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  • 02:07

    Artists and Writers at Work: Interview with Kenji Jasper

    in Culture

    This episode features an interview with my long-time friend and colleague Kenji Jasper, a novelist, journalist, and screenwriter.  Jasper began his writing career with an article as an intern for The Washington Informer at 13. At 14, he became a contributor to Black Entertainment Television's YSB Magazine, and later worked as a writer and instructor at The Institute for the Preservation and Study of African American Writing. He also served as an on-air personality for WTTG Fox 5's Newsbag (1986–1987), and later as one of the founding cast members of Black Entertainment Television's Teen Summit (1989–1993). By the time he graduated from Morehouse College in 1997, his journalism had appeared in VIBE, Essence, The Village Voice, Upscale, The Charlotte Observer, The San Diego Union Tribune, and The Atlanta Tribune. He wrote his first novel, Dark, at the age of 21, which was released in the UK, translated into French, and optioned for film by State Street Pictures (Soul Food, Barbershop, Roll Bounce) and Fox Searchlight Pictures.  His second novel, Dakota Grand, was published in 2002 and was praised by Publishers Weekly, VIBE, Essence, The Chicago Sun-Times and Africana.com. His third novel, Seeking Salamanca Mitchell, was published in 2004.  His memoir The House on Childress Street was published in 2006, followed by his fourth novel, Snow.  Jasper has contributed articles and essays to National Public Radio, The Village Voice, VIBE, The Charlotte Observer, The Chicago Sun-Times and Essence among many other publications. In 2007 he co-edited and published Beats, Rhymes and Life, a collection of critical writings on hip hop culture with writer and director Ytasha Womack. He was also the CEO and Editor of The Armory, a publishing partnership with Akashic Books. Its first release, Got by first-time author D, was published in 2007, followed by Cake in 2008.
     

  • 01:30

    Veronique Chevalier And Jasper Bark Darken The Door Of Madame Perry's Salon!

    in Entertainment

    Tonight two guests whose descriptions exceed the character limit of my title space.


    Jasper Bark has written four novels: A Fistful of Strontium (Black Flame 2005 with Steve Lyons), Sniper Elite: Spear of Destiny (Abaddon 2006), Dawn Over Doomsday (Abaddon 2008) and Way of the Barefoot Zombie (Abaddon 2009). Bark's Battle Cries series of graphic novels are used in schools throughout the UK to improve literacy for 12 to 16 year olds. In 1993 he released an anthology of poetry and a spoken word album both called Bark Bites. In 1999 Bark was awarded a Fringe First at the Edinburgh International Festival.


    Veronique Chevalier, The “Weird Val” of Dark Cabaret, aka The Original Mad Sonictist; Spooky Polkanista; Perv-ormance Artiste; MC-ess, Model & Authoress. A fan described her as simultaneously “Ooh La La!” AND “Laugh-out-loud hilarious!” While her fellow music artistes are obsessing with the “Punk” portion of the genre, MAD Veronique specializes in producing the “Steam”.


    With art & direction by Disney’s Kyle A. Carrozza, this winsome bit of neo-retro cartooning elicits fits of mirth, with it’s witty lyrics, & beguiling sight gags. She and Kyle are currently co-creating a new animated video to her parody “Sprocky Spittoon”. She is also Creatrix of Steampunk Haiku & authoress of “My Cog Is Bigger Than Your Cog: SteamKu & Other Verstrocities“

  • 01:05

    Kulturezie Radio Network: Presents : Inside the Game Radio Show With Shakiji

    in Entertainment

    Kulturezine Radio Network Presents: Inside the Game Hosted by Shakiji Abdul & Master Green, Thursday August 27, 2015 8 pm PST/ 11 pm CST with special guest Grammy award Winning Artist, Songwriter/producer Chris Jasper of the legendry Isley Bros. and Isley, Jasper and Isley We will be talking music, and much more. Call in number (646) 668-8287follow us on Facebook and twitter @Insidethegame, submissions to The Insidethegameradioshow@gmail.com visit us at
    blogtalkradio.com/kulturezinenetwork

  • 00:59

    Chatting with ReShonda Tate Billingsley, Brenda Thomas, & Catherine onyemelukwe

    in Entrepreneur

    ReShonda Tate Billingsley is taking her craft to the next level. Her latest book, Mama's Boy, a ripped from the headlines story about a young man who films the arrest of his friends. That situation quickly escalates and when the dust settles, a police officer is dead and the young man is on the run. Oh, did I mention the officer is white and he's black...oh, and they're in Jasper, Texas, a town already rife with racial tension. As a mother, what do you do?  And good news on the movie front! Let the Church Say Amen, the movie (directed by actress Regina King, produced by Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit, Royal Ties Productions and Bobbcat Films) is coming to BET August 29, 2015


    Brenda L. Thomas is the author of several books including Threesome and the deeply moving memoir of her 15-year struggle with domestic violence and drug addiction, Laying Down My Burdens. A sought-after and compelling speaker, she's appeared on such shows as CNN, ESPN, Dateline and Entertainment Tonight. A native of Philadelphia, Brenda is currently serving as Executive Producer of the movie adaptation of Laying Down My Burdens.


    Catherine Onyemelukwe graduated from Mount Holyoke in 1962, and began her career as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nigeria, where she met her Igbo husband and raised three children. Her teaching career was interrupted by the Biafran War when she lived in her husband's village. After the war she co-founded Nigerwives, an organization for foreign wives of Nigerians, ran her own fashion company in Lagos, returned to the U.S. to earn her MBA at Yale, and became a professional fundraiser. Her memoir of her twenty four years in Nigeria has been published by Peace Corps Writers. She blogs at catherineonyemelukwe.com. She is an advocate for racial justice, serves on the board of the U.S. National Committee for UNWomen.

  • 02:00

    The Last Stand Mixtape Project - NATIVE ARTISTS UNITE

    in Entertainment

    Tonight we'll be talking about the "Last Stand Mixtape Project" a project currently under works by a group of talented Native Hip-Hop and Spoken Word artists who realize collaboration is the key to bringing Indian Country together. Check out their Indiegogo site here -  https://goo.gl/mLcerK - featured artists on this upcoming project will include: 


    Hannabah Blue, DJ Young Native, EchoSlim, Reed Bobroff, Talon Ducheneaux, Lee Francis IV, Desirae Harp, Inez Jasper, Mic Jordan, Lyla June Johnson, Andy "Wake Self" Martinez, David Rico, Roanna Shebala, Supaman, Tall Paul, Frank Waln, Autumn White Eyes, Bobby Wilson, Tanaya Winder and Thomas X.


    Shé:kon and Thanks for joining Native Trailblazers! The Native Show with over half a million listeners worldwide! 


    For over five years, our award-winning Native themed online radio show has been delivering the hottest topics in Indian Country to your desktop, mobile or other listening devices! Listen in Every Friday at 7pm EST or any time after in archives!


    HOSTS: Vincent Schilling (Producer, Speaker, Journalist, Author, VP Schilling Media) www.Twitter.com/VinceSchilling  and Delores Schilling (CEO, Schilling Media, Inc.) www.Twitter.com/DelSchilling


    Join our chat room Here's How   Website www.NativeTrailblazers.com 


    Mailing List - http://eepurl.com/O7fa1  iTunes Podcasts- http://goo.gl/GkEOJ3

  • 03:05

    Everything w/Kathy B, Mark & Michaela Logue, Terry Bams, Sheree Darien

    in Entertainment

    Source Nation! Be sure to tune in to Relationship Mondays with Kathy B and Parents & Teens Talk with Chevonna Johnson tomorrow night.


    At 6:15, join us as Kathy B welcomes husband and wife Mark & Michaela Logue into the studio to discuss, HAVING THE APPROPRIATE KEY IN BEING ABLE TO ATTRACT THAT PERFECT PERSON FOR YOU.


    Mark and Michaela Logue are both Certified Master Neurostrategists and coaches with a combined 20+ years experience coaching individuals, couples and entrepreneurs. Their workshops and motivational speeches on Love, Sex and Relationships are inspiring, energizing and life-changing. You and your spouse, or your partner will walk away with a renewed sense of connection. Get the tools you need to stay connected and increase passion in your relationship.


    At 7:15, Author Terry Bams is back in the studio to discuss another chapter from his first #1 Selling Book, The Mind Of A Womanizer. Tune in to hear the details.


    At 8:15, Join Host Chevonna Johnson for another informative show as she welcomes Sheree Darien into the studio to discuss with our youth, How Important It Is For Young People To Vote,The Educational System, STEM and Going Green. 
    Since 2009, Sheree was appointed as area Commissioner of the governing board at the Technical College of the Lowcountry by Senator Clementa Pinckney and former Governor Mark Sanford. She was reappointed again in 2012 by Senator Pinckney and current Governor Nikki Haley. Not one to let grass grow under her feet, Sheree is also an international best selling author who delights in motivational speaking, in addition to volunteering for a variety of civic, community and charitable causes. 
    Tune in to hear the amazing changes that Sheree has in store for Jasper South Carolina.
    Call in at 619-924-0933. You've heard it here from your favorite radio station, Source Radio Network.

  • 01:07

    The Nikki Rich Show Motivatedd Mondays with NFL Jasper Brinkley

    in Football

    The Nikki Rich Show Sports talks withNFL Dallas  Cowboys Jasper Brinkley.  In past years, played college football for the University of South Carolina. and was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the fifth round of 2009 NFL Draft (150 overall).

  • 00:05

    EPISODE 1: POWDER BURNS A WESTERN AUDIO DRAMA - PILOT

    in Entertainment

    Join Take 2 Radio on the 3rd Saturday of the month  (once per month or when the next episode is available) for a new audio series created by David A. Gregory. Many of you will most recognize David as a Robert Ford from the soap opera One Life to Live. There will be guest stars that you will recognize so be on the "look-out! David plays Deputy Bell


    POWDER BURNS is an original Western Audio Drama about a blind sheriff - the audience "sees" the West as he does: Without sight.


    John Wesley Shipp (The Flash, Dawson's Creek) takes on the title role as Emmett Burns, a Confederate General turned Texas Lawman. 


    Lance Wall is one of the busiest actors in New York, appearing recently onscreen in This is Where I Leave You, The Humbling (with Al Pacino) and Showtime hits The Affair and Nurse Jackie. Lance plays Walt.


    Jeffrey C. Hawkins stars regularly off-Broadway and in various video games (LA Noire, Red Dead Redemption and Grand Theft Auto) as well as a multitude of TV appearances. Jeffrey plays Hank


    Jason Babinsky Fresh from the breakout Netflix hit Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Jason guested regularly on CBS' The Good Wife. Also a Broadway vet,  Jason plays Jasper Cunningham


    BILL BURROWS is our Announcer


    Justice is Blind. And he wears a badge.


    The pilot episode will air on Saturday, August 22nd at 7pm eastern time!

  • 02:05

    (Encore) Radio Drama "Speak To Me - Episode Five" - 3pm PST

    in Entertainment

    Episode Five - Reflection


     


    Synopsis:  Uprooted from despair, Kevin Holtz (former Tattoo Artist's Apprentice) finds himself under the generous watchful eye of his old English Teacher, Phil Wilkson.  As a means for recuperation, Phil lends his skills towards awakening Kevin's innate talents further.  Through his tutilage, Kevin builds on another idea of his from age twelve to manage his Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and recalls moments with two friends from his past.  But he also learns Phil is escaping himself.  From what, he can't be certain.  Even by episode's end, there are still answers to be obtained:  About what else contributed to Kevin's trauma and Phil's own plight.


     


    Rated Mature:  For Language and Adult Situations


    Starring:  Tim Pylypiuk, Phoebe Murer and Maria Iliou


    Written and Adapted By:  Tim Pylypiuk


    Music By:  Kenji Eno, Sade, Jon Hopkins, Bjork,  Antony And The Johnsons, Sam Cooke, and John Murphy

  • 02:01

    Who Is Leading Who? Part 2

    in Relationships

    Part 2 - FOR LADIES ONLY 

    DISCUSSION TOPICS:

    1. Are you willing to follow him (husband) to the foot of the cross?

    2. What does follow/submit mean to you?

    3. What do you do when you are misunderstood in a marriage? Describe your behavior.

    4. How do you keep your past experiences from playing out in your relationships?

  • 03:00

    Everything w/Kathy B, Mark & Michaela Logue, Terry Bams, Sheree Darien

    in Entertainment

    Source Nation! Be sure to tune in to Relationship Mondays with Kathy B and Parents & Teens Talk with Chevonna Johnson tomorrow night.


    At 6:15, join us as Kathy B welcomes husband and wife Mark & Michaela Logue into the studio to discuss, HAVING THE APPROPRIATE KEY IN BEING ABLE TO ATTRACT THAT PERFECT PERSON FOR YOU. 


    Mark and Michaela Logue are both Certified Master Neurostrategists and coaches with a combined 20+ years experience coaching individuals, couples and entrepreneurs. Their workshops and motivational speeches on Love, Sex and Relationships are inspiring, energizing and life-changing. You and your spouse, or your partner will walk away with a renewed sense of connection. Get the tools you need to stay connected and increase passion in your relationship.


    At 7:15, Author Terry Bams is back in the studio to discuss another chapter from his first #1 Selling Book, The Mind Of A Womanizer. Tune in to hear the details.


    At 8:15, Join Host Chevonna Johnson for another informative show as she welcomes Sheree Darien into the studio to discuss with our youth, How Important It Is For Young People To Vote,The Educational System, STEM and Going Green. 
    Since 2009, Sheree was appointed as area Commissioner of the governing board at the Technical College of the Lowcountry by Senator Clementa Pinckney and former Governor Mark Sanford. She was reappointed again in 2012 by Senator Pinckney and current Governor Nikki Haley. Not one to let grass grow under her feet, Sheree is also an international best selling author who delights in motivational speaking, in addition to volunteering for a variety of civic, community and charitable causes. 
    Tune in to hear the amazing changes that Sheree has in store for Jasper South Carolina.
    Call in at 619-924-0933. You've heard it here from your favorite radio station, Source Radio Network.