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In this episode we take on the new George Miller movie, Mad Max: Fury Road! This time out, Tom Hardy takes over for Mel Gibson in the role of Max. Charlize Theron also stars as they take on Immortan Joe and his Warboys! What a lovely day! Join us for Mad Max: Fury Road
I will be discussing the multiple issues raised by the HBO feature "Southern Rites. HBO is a subscription service but if you cannot watch it yourself, hopefully our discussion will help. You may watch a trailer here: http://itsh.bo/1KIFx8e
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in Rock Music
Hr1: Mikayla (Rock/Southern Rock)
“My goal is to write songs for the future…songs that will stand the test of time…the type of songs that will immediately take you back to that ‘feel good’ emotion you had when you first heard it…and you will want to listen to it over and over,” says Mikayla.
As Mikayla continues to earn a frenzied fan-base, V2D Records is releasing a new single and subsequent video, every 30 to 45 days. Unlike most record labels, V2D concentrates on releasing hit singles, rather than albums, their motto is: INNOVATE, DON’T EMULATE
Mikayla’s music is being heard in more than 70 countries around the world…she is a guest on some of the biggest talk shows on the planet.
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in Pop Culture
This Monday Graphic Policy Radio goes to the movies to discuss George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road. 30 years have passed since the last Mad Max movie, but Miller has returned to his apocalyptic world with new leads, in one hell of a movie. Joining us to discuss the film are Steven Attewell and Dirk Lester.
On the show we're excited to discuss not just the visual extravaganza, and practical fx, but also what the film has to say about women in action movies, its handling of sexism and slavery, and the global climate apocalypse.
Steve Attewell – A political & union activist, Steve holds a PhD in History from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the founder and writer of Race for the Iron Throne as well as The Realignment Project
Dirk Lester - The world’s 3RD deadliest #ComicbBook geek, film fanatic, political junkie, music nerd, #digital sherpa, #HumanRights activist – and yeah, it is all connected. You can see what Dirk has to say about the film here.
So listen in and Tweet us your thoughts about the film to @graphicpolicy
in Self Help
Welcome to The Southern Passion Lounge where the industry comes to hangout. Join me this week as my guest will be Bassam Mardini. All I have to say is if you want to here the cold hard truth about food scene in Jacksonville, I would really tune in for this show. We will talk about the future for the food scene and who will lead it and who will block it.
So tune in this and every Monday at 4pm ET. Also tweet us during the show @chefamadeus #southernpassion. Make sure to visit our website and get your hands on some great flavors for those your summer entertaining. Have a Bumpin’ Good Time
Jack Hunter was an aide to Republican Presidential candidate Rand Paul. He helped Rand Paul write his book “The Tea Party Goes to Washington“. He resigned from Rand Paul’s staff when it was revealed that he was the Confederate Flag mask wearing Southern Avenger, the radio personality that espoused racist views on a local South Carolina station.
This week Jack Hunter penned a mea culpa in The Daily Beast titled “The ‘Southern Avenger’ Repents: I Was Wrong About the Confederate Flag”. His piece was the talk on just about every cable and broadcast news network. I read it and simply said I hope he really gets it and that was that.
I then watched Jack Hunter’s interview on All In with Chris Hayes. The bell went off in my head. I do not know Jack Hunter’s heart. All anyone can know going forward are his deeds. And if the reformed Southern Avenger who had a mindset that is still prevalent in this country can be a conduit for positive change, then I am willing to try.
Gillian Laub is a photographer/artist/filmmaker of the critically acclaimed HBO documentary, “Southern Rites”. Gillian Laub first visited Mt. Vernon, Georgia, in 2002 to photograph the community’s segregated homecoming celebrations. Seven years later, after multiple visits to the area, the New York Times Magazine ran a photo essay, “A Prom Divided,” that documented Georgia’s Montgomery County High School’s racially segregated prom. Not surprisingly, the series generated national outrage that lead to the integration of the proms.
As the film unraveled, there became more to the intended story of this small town in Georgia…
A 22 year old black man, Justin Patterson, was shot and killed by Norman Neesmith, a white man who was living nearby in Toombs County.
With continued tensions of racial divide, this tragedy changed the course of Gillian’s documentary.
On this episode, we’re going to sit down with Gillian Laub to discuss her amazing film, “Southern Rites” and what she sees as a future for this country when it comes to the Racial Divides that affect us nationwide, and not just in the south.
Join us on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 8:00pm PST/10:00pm CST/11:00pm EST.
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This week we review "Mad Max: Fury Road" starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult directed and written by the original Mad Max director himself, George Miller. It's been 30 years since we last saw the post apocalyptic desert ravaged world of the title character "Mad" Max Rockatansky. From the trailers, the car chases seem more extravagent, the explosions seem bigger and the bizarro cast of mad inhabitants seem even more bizarre. Does the future really belong to the Mad? Tune in this Sunday to find out.
Southern culture can be described as certain traditional foods served with an attitude of friendly hospitality. Uncle Remus Restaurant, a popular restaurant chain, is reflective of southern culture. Now its owners want to spread that old time culture of good home cooking and southern hospitality to the north, by adding more restaurants. Charmaine Rickette, CEO of Uncle Remus Saucy Fried Chicken shares some of the challenges in expanding the restaurant business as they prepare for the grand opening of a new location Friday, June 12, 2015, 10am at 737 E. 47th Street.