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The geeks host Jay Bushman of Fourth Wall Studios who will be discussing Transmedia and Ancilliary content. Jay is currently doing the transmedia for "The Lizzie Bennet Diaries." He was on the team which won an Emmy for transmedia for "Dirty Work."
Want to know the details behind the courtroom doors? Take a peek inside Jen's Trial Diary to read what really happens in our criminal courtrooms plus all the latest news!
Jen Wood is a Trial Reporter covering high profile trials across the nation.
She writes on her website, thetrialdiaries.com, "I have always been interested in the criminal justice system and have had a love for going to trials for a long time. I have education in the criminal justice field and love watching the inner workings of how our criminal system works! I have sat in on many trials over the years some more high profile than others. I’ve recently covered Jodi Arias, Richard Chrisman, Marissa DeVault, Steven DeMocker, Bryan Wayne Hulsey and countless others online. I’ve appeared on national news such as HLN, Nancy Grace, Jane Velez-Mitchell and Dr. Drew. I’ve also been a Jodi Arias news correspondent for Az stations, national/local radio and have appeared on crime shows such as Snapped and Discovery ID. I’m working on many other projects that keep me busy as there’s never a shortage of trials."
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Message: How two young authors tackled segregation.
Bennet Geis and Henry Chamberlin wrote the book "Bravemule: The Incredibly True Story of Raul the Coolest Mule In School Who Stood Up to Segregation" while in the 7th grade. Being from Maine, you would have thought this topic might not have influenced them. It did. Listen to their story and how this project came to fruition.
On a cool, spring day in 1897, Alfred Haney left his Williamston, Michigan home to earn a day's wage. He knew his wife's peculiar behavior had become more frequent, and he had planned on her seeing the town doctor, but she assured him she was feeling much better. They would go the following day instead. When he returned home later that day, he discovered a macabre murder so bizarre that it shook the entire community to its core. His mother's severed head was set on the dinner table, adorned with a knife and fork on either side. Lying nearby was the old woman's body, soaked in kerosene and set ablaze. Screaming, Alfred Haney ran from the house in search of the law, and while neighbors tried to extinguish the smoldering, beheaded corpse, Haney's wife, Martha, removed herself to the back yard and began digging wildly with her hands. Shortly after the discovery, a sheriff's deputy arrived, taking Martha into custody and lodging her in the local jail at the village hall. Ingham County Sheriff John Rehle, known as J. J. among his constituents, arrived by train and surveyed the carnage. He and his deputy discovered the murder weapon, an axe, hidden behind some boards under the rear stoop. Rehle organized a Coroner's Inquest that was held inside the house where the old woman's body lay. In an attempt to determine her state of mind at the time of the crime, local doctors interviewed the murderess. She told them she spoke frequently with her own dead mother, and her mother had told her to kill the old woman. Over the next several days, court hearings decided her ultimate fate. A panel of three doctors was commissioned to determine her sanity. In the end, there would be no prosecution. Deemed insane, she was sentenced to the Michigan Home for the Dangerous and Criminally Insane in Ionia. What made Martha Haney snap and behead her mother-in-law? TO HELL I MUST GO: The True Story of Michigan's Lizzie Borden-Rod Sadler
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Huffington Post columnist and the author of Broken Pieces and Broken Places Rachel Thompson and Writer/critic Bennet Pomerantz host Lets Talk, a show devoted to media guests. Today's Guest Romance author Kathleen Ball
Sexy Cowboys and the women who love them...
Finalist in the 2012 RONE Awards.
Top Pick, Five Star Series from the Romance Review.
Kathleen Ball writes contemporary western romance with great emotion and memorable
characters.Her books are award winners and have appeared on best sellers lists including
Amazon's Best Sellers List, All Romance Ebooks, Bookstrand, Desert Breeze Publishing and
Secret Cravings Publishing Best Sellers list. She is the recipient of eight Editor's Choice
Awards, and The Readers' Choice Award for Ryelee's Cowboy.
There's something about a cowboy....
Friday, April 24th 10pm ET / 9pm CT / 7pm PT
Join Anthony and Luci as they try once again to communicate with one of the most infamous spirits in history - Lizzie Borden.
Lizzie Borden is best known for her arrest and trial for the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother. She was acquitted in 1893.
Born on July 19, 1860, in Fall River, Massachusetts, Lizzie Borden and her sister, Emma, lived with their father, Andrew Borden, and stepmother, Abby (Durfee Gray) Borden, into adulthood. On August 4, 1892, Andrew and Abby Borden were found murdered in their home. Lizzie was arrested and tried for the axe murders. She was acquitted in 1893 and continued to live in Fall River until her death, on June 1, 1927. The case was never solved.
Tune in an participate in what will be an exciting EVP and Ghost Box session with the one person that can give us all the answers we are looking for.
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Attorney Sarah Avraham and writer Bennet Pomerantz discuss the subjects of the day.
The audience should know that although Ms. Avraham is a licensed attorney, she is not offering legal advice in any capacity, is not establishing an attorney/client relationship with anyone listening to the show, and recommends that any listener of the show consult a local attorney for any legal advice they may require.
This show is about us discussing hot topics and how they relate to the law. Kelly Rutherford was granted sole custody of her children, who were at the time living in Monaco. Her ex-husband then stated that Monaco, and not the United States, had jurisdiction over the custody case. In the end, who is right? How will the Court rule? Tune in to hear our hosts answer these and other questions on this issue
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Media critic and writer Bennet Pomerantz hosts the Betty award winning ANYTHING GOES
Tonight's guest is Maggie Adans, the author of Leather and Lace
My life is like a walking, talking sitcom from I Love Lucy, but I love it, although people do tend to keep their distance from me! Writing has always been my dream, with reading my favorite hobby. I try to include a little bit of my life in everything I write, so when you read my books, keep your eyes wide open - I'm in there somewhere! Happy reading!
For more about me and my books, contact me at https://www.maggieadamsbooks.com
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Huffington Post columnist and author of Broken Pieces & Broken Places Rachel Thompson and Writer/Critic/Columnist for Night Owl Magazine Bennet Pomerantz co-host Lets Talk..
today's guest is the author of the Heavenscribe and Liberty book series Christine Nolfi
Award-winning author Christine Nolfi provides readers with heartwarming and inspiring fiction. Her 2011 debut Treasure Me is a Next Generation Indie Awards finalist. The Midwest Book Review lists many of her novels as "highly recommended" and her books have enjoyed bestseller status. She has also written the manual for writers Reviews Sell Books. Visit her at www.christinenolfi.com
"Please continue the mail, tweets and comments on FaceBook, Twitter, GoodReads and other sites. I cherish your support and love chatting with readers."
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Saturday night 10pm Pacific Spaced Out Weekend is joined by investigative journalist Christine Smith!
Christine has been working as a creative adviser/consultant forindividuals and businesses for the past several years. Formerly a professional writer for magazines and newspapers, she now writes only for
pleasure, sharing thoughts and ideas on her blog.
Christine joins us today from her home in Colorado to discuss her recent thesis "Lizzie Borden Exonerated" in which she says she can refute every evidence frequently cited as proof of Lizzie Borden's guilt.
You can find her thesis, Lizzie Borden Exonerated, at her blog:
Mack Charles Williams is a writer, musician, and composer who resides in Rahway, N.J.
His film, Rich From Within (an adaptation of his originally-written musical play), premiered at the Action On Film Festival in Long Beach, CA in July, 2007, where it was one of the nominees for Best Screenplay. His second film, Your Roommate, won the Best Feature Film award at the PhilaFilm festival in 2013, the same year that his next film, For Old Times’ Sake, premiered at the inaugural Churches Making Movies film festival in Clark, N.J. He is the creator, screenwriter and composer for a new TV sitcom entitled Higher Ground, as well as screenwriter for several episodes of the web-based sitcom, Thug Kidz, produced and directed by Kenya Cagle & CaglevisionMultimedia Enterprises.
Mack is the editor of his mother's critically acclaimed memoir, "WWII Diary," as well as the author of the forthcoming children's book, "Jackie Robinson and the Negro Leagues." His blogs have been featured on various sites for years (currently The SEVEN at the7blog.wordpress.com), and became the basis of his first two books: "Voices From The Blue States" and "Sportin' Life: Essays On Sport and Life." Additionally, he has combined his varied interests by producing political radio commercials and PSAs for progressive candidates and causes.