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Today on the BeachLifestyle Radio Show, Host Neil Haley The Total Tutor will interview Surf Icon Bethany Hamilton!
Bethany Hamilton has become a source of inspiration to millions through her story of faith, determination, and hope. Born into a family of surfers on February 8, 1990, on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, Bethany began surfing at a young age. At the age of eight, Bethany entered her first surf competition, the Rell Sun Menehune event on Oahu, where she won both the short and long board divisions. This sparked a love for surf competition within her spirit.
At the age of thirteen, on October 31, 2003, Bethany was attacked by a 14-foot tiger shark while surfing off Kauai’s North Shore. The attack left Bethany with a severed left arm. After losing over 60% of her blood, and making it through several surgeries without infection, Bethany was on her way to recovery with an unbelievably positive attitude. Lifeguards and doctors believe her strong water sense and faith in God helped get her through the traumatic ordeal.
Miraculously, just one month after the attack, Bethany returned to the water to continue pursuing her goal to become a professional surfer. In January of 2004, Bethany made her return to surf competition; placing 5th in the Open Women’s division of that contest. With no intention of stopping, Bethany continued to enter and excel in competition. Just over a year after the attack she took 1st place in the Explorer Women’s division of the 2005 NSSA National Championships – winning her first National Title.
Zak Noyle, of Surfer Magazine joins us and later, Lanai Tabura of Look Me in the Eye Wines. This is a special Hawaii Edition of Agent Caffeine.
Agent Caffeine by Kelly Mitchell is the pulse of business buzz. Providing you with front row seats to some of the top talent in tech, soclal, real estate, and marketing.Founded by Host & Producer Kelly Mitchell . We'll discuss the latest trends, how to's and news. Follow on Twitter @AgentCaff , Chat at #AgentCaff , Like us on Facebook.
Tonight Vince is joined by digital activist, adelphity proponent, podcaster, software developer, government censored photoshop terrorist and video artist Exiled Surfer.
Exiled Surfer established artificialeyes.tv, an Istanbul / Vienna based project which aims to bring people closer to the art form of Live Video Mixing (known as "VJ'ing") through the creation, performance and distribution of unique and engaging audio-visual interpretations of contemporary culture. Tonight we will discuss bitcoin, digital activism, art, music, geopolitics, journalism, video production, bacon, yoga pants, etc....??
Check out a gallery of his art: http://artificialeyes.tv/blog/2 and the Loopcast for sample clips from live performances.
Alex Murdoch from Santa Barbara, California talks about his fascinating personal journey of health, happiness and enlightenment.
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It's Monday night and that means a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio. Tonight we have a special guest, Sarah Rasher who joins us to discuss all the latest comic related news.
Sarah is an Assistant Professor of Language and Literature at St. Augustine College in Chicago. As co-host Elana puts it, a Doctor of Shakespearology. She's currently working on a book about adaptations of Shakespeare in television, comic books, and video games. Her Twitter is @pas_dechat, although she mostly uses it to talk about sports.
On tonight's episode we chat:
San Diego Comic-Con has come to a close. We talk about the various announcements (or lack thereof) and what stood out amongst the bunch.
Diversity is a popular trend in comics with characters having their gender switched, or mantles being passed to a new generation of heroes that are ethnically diverse. We talk about the seismic change.
We also talk some of the hottest comics out there including Trees, Silver Surfer, Black Widow, and Moon Knight.
Join us as we discuss this and more on tonight's episode!
Release Date: July 31, 2014 (3D/2D theaters and IMAX 3D, p.m. screenings)
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Director: James Gunn
Screenwriter: James Gunn
Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Benicio del Toro
Genre: Action, Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language)
Official Website: Marvel.com/Guardians
Plot Summary: From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of "Iron Man," "Thor," "Captain America" and "The Avengers," comes a new team?the Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits?Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand?with the galaxy's fate in the balance
Release Date: July 24, 2014 (3D/2D theaters and IMAX 3D, p.m. screenings)
Studio: MGM, Paramount Pictures
Director: Brett Ratner
Screenwriter: Ryan Condal, Evan Spiliotopoulos
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Joseph Fiennes, Peter Mullan, John Hurt, Rebecca Ferguson, Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Aksel Hennie, Reece Ritchie
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for epic battle sequences, violence, suggestive comments, brief strong language and partial nudity)
Official Website: MightyHercules.com
Plot Summary: Based on the Radical Studios graphic novel "Hercules: The Thracian Wars," the ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the classic myth set in a grounded world where the supernatural does not exist.
Release Date: July 24, 2014 (p.m. screenings)
Studio: Universal Pictures
Director: Luc Besson
Screenwriter: Luc Besson
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman
Genre: Action, Thriller
MPAA Rating: R (for strong violence, disturbing images, and sexuality)
Official Website: Lucymovie.com
Plot Summary: From "La Femme Nikita" and "The Professional" to "The Fifth Element," writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, most memorable female action heroes in cinematic history. Now, Besson directs Scarlett Johansson in "Lucy," an action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
This week Tom “Pohaku” Stone, historian and cultural ambassador at Turtle Bay Resort, joins Peter Greenberg on Oahu, Hawaii's North Show at Turtle Bay Resort. He explains why he’s gotten on board with a resort on Oahu’s North Shore, and why this resort is one of the most positive things that’s happened to the area. He went from being ready to burn the place down to supporting and promoting it! Subscribe and rate us on ITunes to hear more: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/travel-today-peter-greenberg/id519899844?mt=2 or visit www.petergreenberg.com to learn more.
Release Date: July 11, 2014
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Director: Matt Reeves
Screenwriter: Scott Z. Burns, Amanda Silver, Rick Jaffa, Mark Bomback
Starring: Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Toby Kebbell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Enrique Murciano, Kirk Acevedo, Judy Greer
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief strong language)
Official Website: DawnofApes.com
Plot Summary: A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.
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