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Host Cyrus Webb welcomes back actor Richard Brooks to #ConversationsLIVE to discuss his amazing career on camera and what it's been like to see it recognized. The two also discuss the success of the hit show on BET #BeingMaryJane and what makes Richard's character Patrick so relatable.
Richard Brooks is an actor/director/singer-songwriter, best known for his powerful portrayal of ADA Paul Robinette in the original cast of the long-running, "Law and Order" television series. His extensive acting credits include numerous substantial roles on television, film and stage that have shown his versatility to shine through any genre. His notable performances include the notorious bounty hunter in Joss Whedon's "Firefly," the iconic Henry McNeil in the Sy/Fy/USA network cult favorite "Good vs. Evil," and pivortal guest appearances on "NCIS," "NYPD Blue," and "Lie to Me." Along with his impressive resume of television credits, Brooks has also lit up the big screen with his unforgettable characters in"The Crow: City of Angels," "To Sleep with Anger," and the critically acclaimed Vietnam War saga, "84 Charlie Mopic." Brooks also starred as Frederick Douglas in the PBS documentary series, The American Experience's three-part docudrama, "Souls on Fire: The Abolitionists." Most recently, Brooks commands the television screen again in the new original BET cable series, "Being Mary Jane," starring as title character Gabrielle Union's brother Patrick. From the producers of the award-winning BET comedy, "The Game," and the No.1 box office movie, "Jumping the Broom," the new original series is a story to which millions of modern women will both relate and respond to. The series premiered July 2 as one of the most successful pilots for the BET network, garnering over 4 million viewers.
Obama declaring he should have closed Gitmo on day one; Israel; Republican presidential candidates. Commentary from Susie Madrak (Managing Editor, Crooks and Liars) & Michael Brooks (contributor and producer for The Majority Report). Political satire from Culture of Truth. Jay Ackroyd moderates.
The 2015 Virtually Speaking Media Panel: Andrew Jerrell Jones, Avedon Carol, Cliff Schecter, David Dayen, Dave Johnson, David Waldman, digby, Gaius Publius, Joan McCarter, Marcy Wheeler, RJ Eskow, Stuart Zechman
Alternates: Susan Madrak, Sara Robinson, Spocko
Poet Gwendolyn Brooks paints an alarming picture of charity. What is charity? Who decides who gives it and who needs and receives it? And what does this kind of rationalizing do to us as human beings? Lori and Alice take on the tricky subject of charity — giving and getting — in the light of this thought-provoking poem. Do you dare to ask yourselves the questions we pose today? Join your favorite internet radio book club and see yourself in a new light!
Joanne S. Brooks, Vice President and Counsel the Surety and Fidelity Association of America
Admitted to the bar in Maryland. Graduated from American University with a BS in Urban Affairs and Administration of Justice in 1982 and the University of Maryland School of Law in 1985. Employed by Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland, which became Zurich Insurance Company, from 1985-2010, initially as a Claims Attorney in the Salvage Division to Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer of Zurich Surety. Joined Hanover Insurance Company as Chief Risk Officer in 2010. Joined The Surety and Fidelity Association of American in 2013. Also admitted in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Joanne has co-authored several publications for the American Bar Association and has given numerous presentations for AGC, DBIA, AMAC, COMTO, US DOT, ACCA and many other trade associations and panels.
Joanne S. Brooks, Esq.
Vice President & Counsel
The Surety and Fidelity Association of America
1101 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
202-778-3639 (office) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lonny J Avi Brooks is an Assistant professor in the Communication Department at California State University, East Bay. His current manuscript is Playing@Foresight: Communicating the Future of Digital Culture (in review at MIT Press). His research of long term thinking of is part of a larger study of how organizations (especially forecasting think tanks), interaction designers, and college youth envision the future of media and information technologies. This research brings together his interests in the social and cultural impacts of new media and the distribution of societal stories we invent to forward, mitigate, or restrain technological and scientific invention. He looks at futurist think tanks worldwide to investigate the metaphors employed in future scenarios of computing as they interact with historical, sociocultural memories, and present-day realities. As part of his research on emergent trends in social computing and user experience research, he investigates how long term thinking can be implemented in higher education. Professor Brooks is a member of the research group, Gaming as a Lens for Learning project to investigate gaming as a platform for understanding how gaming can provide students with immersive experiences in learning about media theory and practice. Professor Brooks received his PhD in Communication at UC San Diego and an MA in Library and Information Science at UCLA. He is currently Chair of the Communication And The Future (CATF) division of the National Communication Association.
Host Cyrus Webb welcomes author Tez Brooks to #ConversationsLIVE to discuss what led him to write the book THE SINGLE DAD DETOUR and what he hopes readers take away from it.
Emmy Award writer Brooks Wachtel joins us again on Chatting With Sherri to chat about his book; Lady Sherlock: Circle of the Smiling Dead, his teaching of animation writing and the award winning documentary; Silver Tsunami which he co-wrote and co-produced with Cynthia Harrison. The Silver Tsunami is a world-wide crises. We will be facing a global catastrophe of overwhelming proportions, with a multitude of diseases and costly care. http://www.silvertsunamimovie.com/
Music by "Cowboy Sting" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Custer's Luck Radio Show host Jean Barto discusses the last eighteen months of the life of King Richard III -- from the Parliament of 1484, to the deaths of his son and wife, and culminating in his death in August 1485 at the battle of Bosworth Field.
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