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  • 00:36

    NSSM w/ Guest Co-Host Alicia Hunter. GUEST: Walter Newkirk

    in Pop Culture

    Jill & Alicia are back with a LIVE pre-holiday show.  Hear Alicia's tips on avoiding Holiday bloat, some celeb award show chit-chat and Jill's beauty tips.  

    Our guest is Friend of the Show Walter Newkirk! 

    In the new memoir, The Secret Life of Walter Newkirk, a veteran publicist confronts all aspects of his life including bouts with depression from 1978-2013, four hospitalizations between 2004-2013, the paralyzing and overwhelming fear of becoming homeless in 2011, his gay relationships from 1978-present day, in addition to his PR career in the fine and performing arts with backstage stories.

    Newkirk states: "The title of my book refers to the 1947 film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty starring Danny Kaye. The book has backstage stories with actors and celebrities including Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis, Louis Zorich. Eartha Kitt, Academy Award winners James Ivory & Ismael Merchant, Ron & Betty Galella, Quentin Crisp, Paul Cadmus, Arlene Dahl, Deborah Gregory (The Cheetah Girls). Connie Francis, Kim G of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Pat Loud, Edie Beale, Bob Paris, Celeste Holm, , Richard Wesley, Nikki Haskell, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Sarah Jessica Parker, Andrea McArdle and Lena Horne.

    "It's funny, sad, and goes all over the place. It has a happy ending which is my life now without medications," said Mr. Newkirk.

    LIVE 10amEST, 9Central on Thursday 11/13/14.  Callers welcome    347-989-8006 

  • 01:59

    Who Forted? with Greg Newkirk

    in Paranormal

    Steve and Alex are joined by Who Forted? Greg Newkirk in discussing several elements of the paranormal.
    "Greg is the co-creator and contributing editor for Who Forted?, the online paranormal magazine. When he's not occupied by writing about the wide world of the weird, he's busy directing and editing films like The Bigfoot Hunter: Still Searching or perusing used bookstores for antique occult manuscripts. He's currently knee-deep in production on his new project: an original documentary web series Planet Weird which aims to explore the world of the unexplained by actually engaging it. He currently lives in Toronto.

  • 01:56

    Anne Newkirk Niven

    in Education

    Tonight Lady T welcomes Anne Newkirk Niven, publisher of Witches & Pagans, Sage Woman & Crone Magazines.
    Like most Pagans, Anne believes that there really never was a time when she *wasn’t* Pagan; it’s just that she didn’t have a name for it. As a child she had a Mystical Heart, connected to the Earth and eventually, as a young adult, discovered the Goddess through reading two books: The Mists of Avalon (which was a gateway for many in her generation) and Starhawk’s original version of The Spiral Dance.
    While trying to make a living in 1988, Anne was living in Point Arena, California, a tiny coastal community in the middle of nowhere; having given up pursuing a career in the Christian ministry (for both personal and thealogical reasons) she and her husband were operating a small print shop when she saw a copy of SageWoman and called the publisher, Lunaea Weatherstone, and asked to have the job of printing the magazine. Lunea's printer at the time had done a bad job for her sometimes printing pages upside down and backwards, so Anne & her husband got the job. After a long series of events, SageWoman came to be in Anne's hands,she ended up as Publisher, and has been doing this work ever since!
    For more on Anne and her publications, in additon to this broadcast, visit her website: www.bbimedia.com

  • 00:32

    Guest: Ingrid E. Newkirk

    in Culture

    Jim and Jennifer are honored to welcome Ingrid E. Newkirk to the show.  Newkirk is the president and founder of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and the author of One Can Make a Difference, Let's Have a Dog Party!, 50 Awesome Ways Kids Can Help Animals, Making Kind Choices, The PETA Celebrity Cookbook, 250 Things You Can Do to Make Your Cat Adore You, Free the Animals, and The PETA Practical Guide to Animal Rights.

    Newkirk, a former Washingtonian of the Year, has been featured for her work for animals in The New Yorker, Time magazine, People magazine, Forbes, the Financial Times, and numerous other publications. She has appeared on television shows all over the world, including Australia's 60 Minutes. She is the subject of a BBC special and the HBO documentary I Am an Animal.

    Visit PETA's website at PETA.org.

  • 01:01

    Project Empowerment - Marc Bekoff

    in Self Help

    Project Empowerment is honored to have on author and Professor Marc Bekoff.  He is professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder.  He has worked alongside leading writers and activists including Jane Goodall, Peter Singer, and PETA cofounder Ingrid Newkirk.

    We’ll be discussing his new book Rewilding Our Hearts: Building Pathways of Compassion and Coexistence. 

    In wildlife conservation work, rewilding refers to habitat restoration and the creation of corridors between preserved lands to allow declining populations to rebound.  Marc Bekoff, one of the world’s most engaging animal experts and activists, here applies rewilding to human attitudes.  He argues that unless we rewild ourselves, becoming profoundly reconnected to nature and fundamentally shifting our consciousness, our conversation efforts will have but limited impact.

    Please join us as we’ll be discussing this a so much more.  You can learn more about his work at www.literati.net/authors/marc-bekoff


  • 00:53

    3/3 Dominique Arel: Russia Invades Ukraine & Kai Newkirk: Filming SCOTUS & Fighting Money In Politic

    in Politics

    University of Ottawa Professor Dominique Arel explains the different factions that make up the Ukrainian government, why the far right has played a role in the opposition movement, the competing claims about anti semitism in Ukraine, Russia’s shocking decision to … Continue reading →

  • 00:47

    People Empowerment by Beverly Newkirk – A Program That Works

    in Social Networking

    It Takes A Village.  Beverly Newkirk created and administers a program in Buffalo, NY that literally has empowered over 2000 individuals to move from lives of poverty or addiction and destitution through education of mind, body and soul to gratitude and contribution to society. Hear how she has achieved success through educating the whole person. 
    This program is for everyone but particularly for those program directors / facilitators, who empower others through education and employment.  

  • 00:56

    "A Touch of Grace" Interview with author, Elaine Newkirk

    in Writing

    Spend an hour with "A Touch of Grace" as I have a heart to heart discussion with, writer and humanitarian, Elaine Newkirk. Elaine is an accomplished writer who has just finished her first novel. She also has written 4 screen plays (2 Feature length and 2 TV sitcoms),

  • 01:17

    Stephan Bonnar, Walel Watson & Gaston Reyno on Alchemist Radio This Week

    in Sports

    Tonight on Alchemist Radio, your hosts Bryan Levick and Adam Conklin will speak with three very important members of the Titan FC card that will take place on Friday night in Newkirk, OK.

    Leading things off will be lightweight prospect Gaston Reyno who will make his professional MMA debut against David Nelson on the preliminary portion of the card. Reyno hails from Uruguay and is known for his exceptional Muay Thai striking skills, but there is a lot more to this young fighter. An avid soccer fan, Reyno is also very grateful for the experiences he has had thus far in his MMA career. He trains alongside fellow Titan FC fighter Anthony “Sharkbait” Gutierrez at Grindhouse MMA in Kansas City. Reyno has promised to put on an exciting performance to the fans and Titan FC officials.

    Also fighting on Friday night on the Titan FC 28 card is former UFC competitor, Walel “The Gazelle” Watson. A teammate of UFC women’s bantamweight contender Liz Carmouche at the San Diego Combat Academy, Watson had a brief run in the UFC from October of 2011 to September of 2012 going 1-3 in his four fights inside the Octagon. Since then he has gone 2-2, but is looking to make a statement against William Joplin on Friday night and begin his road back to the UFC. He has a professional record of 11-7 with 3 wins by knockout and 8 via submission.

    UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar joined the show to discuss the upcoming Titan FC 28 card and what it was like working alongside Firas Zahabi and Tony Luftman in the CBS Sports Network booth for Titan FC 27. Bonnar will go over some of the exciting match-ups that are scheduled to take place this Saturday night.

    The show begins promptly at 7pm EST/4pm PST

  • 01:26

    Jeff Aronson, Kalib Starnes & Anthony Birchak on Alchemist Radio This Week

    in Sports

    Tonight on Alchemist Radio Bryan Levick and Adam Conklin will discuss last night’s TUF Nations Finale which saw Tim Kennedy defeat Michael Bisping via unanimous decision. They will also discuss the debut of TUF 19: Edgar vs. Penn which features 8 middleweights and 8 light heavyweights. They will also preview this weekend's UFC on Fox 11 card.

    Titan FC CEO Jeff Aronson will kick things off and explain why he decided to move Titan FC 28 from April 25th in Kansas City to May 16th in Newkirk, OK. We will also go over some of the changes made to the card and how Titan FC’s international fans will now be able to view the preliminary bouts on-line.

    Kalib Starnes has been so desperate find and keep fights over the past couple of years that he has competed at middleweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight. He will face Dave Herman in the co-main event of Titan FC 28 in a heavyweight showdown. Herman was last seen losing his fourth straight and being cut from the UFC roster while Starnes is riding a four fight winning streak.

    At MFC 38, Anthony Birchak was experiencing a resounding range of emotions. He was chosen to face Tito Jones for the opportunity to become the first ever MFC bantamweight champion, the fans selected their fight to be the main event, he witnessed the birth of his son and he buried one of his best friends. Now he heads into MFC 40 with a clear mind and will face Kevin Croom in his first title defense. Once again MFC is leaving it up to the fans to decide the main event as Birchak’s fight is up against two other title fights for the right to close the show.

    The show will start promptly at 7pm EST/4pm PST

    Follow Alchemist Radio on www.scifighting.com

  • 01:02

    Sharon Wells-Newkirk

    in Current Events

    "Without Permission" Ms. Wells-Newkirk will discuss her newly released book.