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  • 00:43

    Thanks, Jerry Seinfeld

    in Education

    So glad to be back on this week!

    We got recent news, updates and resources for you, plus:
    What could be wrong with an adult publicly disclosing how he identifies?

    Sharing some personal insight, Jerry Seinfeld recently revealed in an interview that he thinks he is probably on the spectrum. And the autism community reacted. The positive, welcoming responses came out in spades from many autistic advocates, while some complained that he is "too successful" to really be autistic. And it dodn't stop there.

    Bath and Body Works has been a successful business, but is experiencing backlash after several of its stores reportedly told people with disabilities to get out, or were blocked from coming in at all.

    We'll dish it out on all of this on today's show.

    Thanks to our talented interns and volunteers for helping to keep our radio program going.


  • 00:43

    Jerry Seinfeld and the Backtrack

    in Pop Culture

    Jerry Seinfeld stirred up some controversy after telling NBC's Brian Williams that he identifies with the autism spectrum. The reactions were immediate and passionate.Some activists have said that Jerry was shamed and bullied back into the closet.

    Last week, Jerry reportedly backtracked. Outlets like the LA Times are claiming he self--diagnosed, and that he is now "recanting."

    So, what is really going on? Did Jerry self--diagnose and then backtrack? Did he disclose that he identified, then felt the need to clarify---or backtrack?  Is it all a misunderstanding? Does it matter?

    The Thanksgiving holiday is just days away. What are you thankful for?

    We are thankful for you. We are thankful for the ability to continue with this show and its internship program.

    Along with bringing you these shows, the program serves as an internship for autistic individuals to gain valuable experience in radio show production.

    To learn more about the show, the internship program, sponsorship, or requests, please see the website.

    As always, we thank each of the volunteers and interns for their hard work and dedication.

    From our family to yours--have a safe, joyful holiday.



    Photo: Jerry Seinfeld tells reporter Brian Williams that he believes he could be on the autism spectrum. (Dave Kotinsky / Getty Images)

  • 00:33

    Seinfeld FAQ gets yada-yada on Jerry, George, Elaine, Kramer! INTERVIEW

    in Comedy

    Today's Guest: Nicholas Nigro, author of Seinfeld FAQ: Everything Left to Know About the Show About Nothing.

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  • 00:05

    Sometimes Business Is Like A Seinfeld Episode

    in Business

    Listen to expert business advice and thought leadershi to grow and improve your business with Howard Lewinter, business advisor to CEOs, presidents and business owners for over 25 years.

    Today's 5 minute Talk Business With Howard podcast topic is - Sometimes Business Is Like A Seinfeld Episode.

    CEOs, presidents, founders, business owners across the United States trust Howard Lewinter's business advice to solve business problems, increase business profits and live entrepreneurial dreams of running a successful business with less stress.

    For more business advice and business tips, follow Howard on Twitter: @HowardLewinter - or connect with Howard on LinkedIn.

  • 01:02


    in Entertainment

    Laughter comes to The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday October 15, 3 pm ET when Halli brings you two of the funniest people on the planet. Joining Halli is esteemed director and author John Waters and Seinfeld writer and author Peter Mehlman.

    John Waters is an American filmmaker, actor, writer and visual artist best known for his cult films, including Hairspray, Pink Flamingos, and Cecil B. DeMented. He is also the author of ROLE MODELS, CRACKPOT and SHOCK VALUE. His new book CARSICK tells the hilarious story of  America’s most beloved eccentric’s mid-life crisis journey: a cross-country hitchhiking journey.

    Peter Mehlman began his career at the Washington Post. He slid to television in 1982, writing for SportsBeat with Howard Cossell. He has written for numerous national publications, including The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Esquire, and a multitude of women’s magazines. One year after moving to Los Angeles he ran into Seinfeld writer and producer Larry David, which led to Mehlman’s writing the first freelance episode of the popular TV Show, rose to executive producer and coined such phrases as “yada yada” and “double dipping.” His new novel IT WON’T ALWAYS BE THIS GREAT is a brilliantly funny story of the mid-life crisis of a Long Island podiatrist that begins on a sub-zero, wind-chilled Friday night when the podiatrist crosses paths with a bottle of horseradish.

    We could all do with a dose of laughter. Laugh yourselves silly, Wednesday, October 15, 3 pm ET on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when Halli talks with John Waters and Peter Mehlman. We are Talk Radio for Fine Minds and Lovers of Humor. Tune in live online at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

  • 01:36

    The Airing of the Grievances 2015 Edition

    in Comedy

    Well it's that time of the year when we take to the interwebz and air our grievances with 2015. Do you have a complaint about 2015? Call the #FATline and let us know how 2015 didn't meet your expectations! We honor one of the greatest Seinfeld episodes of all time as the year comes to an end. Click that link, dial the number and join the FATsquad as they dominate the web and get you into the holiday spirit of doom and destruction!

  • 01:34

    Our Pre-Xmas Eve Podcast: Harvey Blooper; Twitter vs Dr Tyson & More, Wed@7:30pm

    in Politics Conservative

    Seasons Greetings, people!  Join us for our penultimate Xmas/Mid Week in Review podcast airing this Wednesday at 7:30pm EST, courtesy of the Afronerd Radio machine! Take a sip of eggnog and listen to Dburt and Capt. Kirk wax poetic about this week's (mid) week current issues: comedian/entrepreneur Steve Harvey finds himself in Twitter Hell due to a flub during his hosting of the Miss Universe contest; noted astrophysicist,Dr. Neil Degrasse Tyson also finds himself in a Twitter troll war because of his time honored science fiction/science fact tweets about certain films. Unfortunately, he chose to poke fun at the latest Star Wars movie; and yet, in more Blerd news, the prospect of a Black Hermione for an upcoming Harry Potter play is causing a stir (on Twiter....AGAIN); Capt. Kirk and Dburt trade opinions on the new Star Wars versus Quentin Tarantino's forthcoming, Hateful 8 film; CBS gets critiqued for censorship due to a televised focus group comprised of American Muslims who questioned US foreign policy in the Middle East.  And lastly, our thoughts on President Obama's modern take on media access with his upcoming appearance on Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Call in live at 646-915-9620.      

  • 01:09

    Amazin' Avenue Audio's Very Festive Festivus

    in Baseball

    Gather round our large metal pole, one and all, as we discuss strength-to-weight ratios, Mets dinner companions, air a whole lot of grievances and perform feats of strength on Amazin' Avenue Audio. There is only one way to wrap up a wacky, weird, 2015 year on the pod, and that is with a Festivus (though probably not a Cespedes) for the rest of us.


    P.S. We also answer your e-mails, because Jeffrey was not letting them sit until 2016, and anyway the whole thing didn't take as long as he thought it would.

  • 00:16

    Transformed Traveler with Matt Kaplan debuts newest book- Science of the Magical

    in Lifestyle

    Matt Kaplan is a science correspondent with The Economist and has contributed weekly articles to its science and technology section for a decade. He has also written for National Geographic, Nature, and The New York Times. When not chained to a desk in England, Kaplan travels the world exploring our most cherished myths and legends.

    Kaplan is a noted science journalist and writer for The Economist, but above all he’s a lively and accessible storyteller.  This book leaves no mythical stone unturned.  Encompassing the magic our ancestors believed in and the magic we believe in today, Kaplan considers everything from the Biblical parting of The Red Sea and Viking exploration to the science behind the mutants of X-Men, to new studies regarding autism and modern medical advancements prolonging human life“What I have always loved about magic is that brief moment when the impossible seems possible. I

    —Jason Alexander, Actor (Seinfeld)

    Antiquated myth and scientific inquiry coalesce as Kaplan travels across the world to explore the nexus between science and magic. Kaplan is a noted science journalist and writer for The Economist, but above all he’s a lively and accessible storyteller, embedding his rigorous scientific research and experiment results in vibrant prose.

    With sections on healing, transformation, immortality, supernatural skies, animal and plant communication, prophecy, life beyond the grave, enchantment, and the superhuman, SCIENCE OF THE MAGICAL leaves no mythical stone unturned. Encompassing the magic our ancestors believed in and the magic we believe in today, Kaplan considers everything from the Biblical parting of The Red Sea and Viking exploration.

  • 00:09

    Neighbor Calls Police on Seinfeld's Son for Illegal Lemonade Stand

    in Politics

    Listen to exclusive audio of the neighbor who turned in Jerry Seinfeld's 12-year old son for operating an illegal lemonade stand in East Hampton, New York.

    Julian Seinfeld and his friends were running the lemonade stand to raise money for his mom's organization, Baby Buggy, that provides clothing and services to families in need across America.

    Ludicrous regulation and bureaucracy are destroying our country.  It's time to stop it now.

    Watch on YouTube:  https://youtu.be/8UvE5OVSFPs

  • 00:01

    Peterman Goes It Alone? John O'Hurley's One Man Show

    in Comedy

    So the show is called a Man with Standards.  Explain that.

    So how much musing and how much music?

    You’re comedic in most things you do, but will there be some poignant moments in the show?

    Is this a scripted show or can you break format and do what you feel the audience might be wanting?

    That was one of the things I loved about live TV.  You are out there without a net.  This has to be such a trip because you have to pull them in from the backseats.  Will you use other media in it?


    So if I go to this show since I know you, can I heckle or correct you?

    The 1-man show is getting popular again. I saw Billy Crystal’s show and it was very compelling.  Why are we seeing this now in this social media age?

    You’ve been inspirational to a lot of folks, including me.  Your forging ahead spirit – no matter what – is what I always admire.  We came from West Hartford with great families and great lifestyles.  And yet that was something – and you’ve said this before – you had to overcome to get in the entertainment business.  Explain that.

    Will the Uber adorable Will O’Hurley make any appearances in this show?

    So how much am I mentioned in the show?  I am not.  OK interview over.





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