• 01:02

    Susie Madrak & Michael Brooks

    in Current Events

    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
     


     

  • 00:25

    Tez Brooks,The Single Dad Detour

    in Books

    Practical steps to embrace God's mission for single Dads


    Conventional wisdom holds that fathers have few parenting skills and that mothers always know best. The single father is often considered a mythical creature, found only in sitcoms as an object of humor or pity. Where does that leave real single dads? Too often, it makes them susceptible to overcompensation or apathy.


    Tez Brooks knows those feelings all too well. He’s traveled that road with his own children after an unexpected divorce. The Single Dad Detour is the result of his journey and the lessons he’s learned along the way. It’s a guidebook for the rocky road of single fatherhood, extending encouragement, confidence, and challenges, using specific examples from dads who’ve survived parenting and have hope to offer.


    There are no unreachable requirements for perfect fatherhood here and no twisty theological mysteries—just authentic, down-to-earth wisdom from one dad to another.


    Tez Brooks is the father of four children and a missionary filmmaker for The Jesus Film Project. He has also been a journalist for Cru and a Florida law enforcement officer. Tez has been speaking and writing books and articles for over thirty years.


    Practical steps to embrace God's mission for single-again dads. --Bill Hodgson, national director Campus Crusade for Christ Australia


    If I were a single parent on this journey, I'd want Tez's comforting voice on my GPS. It's a warm and understanding voice that's traveled the back roads and knows where it's going. --Rick James author of Jesus Without Religion and A Million Ways to Die


    For an easily overlooked demographic, Tez Brooks wisely, honestly, and courageously deep-dives into how divorced fathers can survive being single and still be really good dads. --Rohan Dredge, founder and CEO New Level Leadership

  • 02:55

    Episode #87 - Psychedelic Healing, Terence McKenna & more w/Guest Dennis McKenna

    in Current Events

    TONIGHT on Authentic Enlightenment Radio! Dennis McKenna(brother of Terence McKenna) joins us to discuss psychedelic healing and more! 


    Show starts at 9:05pm EST!


    Dennis J. McKenna, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor, Center for Spirituality & Healing, University of Minnesota, Academic Health Center.


    His professional and personal interests are focused on the interdisciplinary study of ethnopharmacology and plant hallucinogens. He earned his doctorate in 1984 from the University of British Columbia, where his doctoral research focused on ethnopharmacological investigations of the botany, chemistry, and pharmacology of ayahuasca and oo-koo-he, two orally-active tryptamine-based hallucinogens used by indigenous peoples in the Northwest Amazon. He received post-doctoral research fellowships in the Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health, and in the Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine.


    Dennis coauthored Botanical Medicines: The Desk Reference for Major Herbal Supplements and The Invisible Landscape: Mind, Hallucinogens, and the I Ching. His papers include Human Psychopharmacology of Hoasca, A Plant Hallucinogen Used in Ritual Context in Brazil, Monoamine oxidase inhibitors in South American hallucinogenic plants: Tryptamine and β-carboline constituents of Ayahuasca, and Clinical investigations of the therapeutic potential of ayahuasca: rationale and regulatory challenges. 


    He joined Shaman Pharmaceuticals as Director of Ethnopharmacology in 1990, and relocated to Minnesota in 1993 to join the Aveda Corporation as Senior Research Pharmacognosist. He joined the faculty of the Center for Spirituality and Healing at the University of Minnesota in 2001. He is a founding board member of the Heffter Research Institute and serves on the advisory board of nonprofit organizations in the fields of ethnobotany and botanical medicines.

  • 00:31

    Open Book: "The Lovers of the Poor" by Gwendolyn Brooks

    in Spirituality

    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!

  • 00:31

    Nabwic Talks with: Joanne S. Brooks VP The Surety & Fidelity Assoc of America

    in Women

    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:  jbrooks@surety.org


     

  • 01:31

    #11 - Rabbit Hole Podcast, Future Thought with Dr. Brooks

    in Education

    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. 

  • 00:28

    Author Tez Brooks discusses THE SINGLE DAD DETOUR on #ConversationsLIVE

    in Books

    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.

  • 00:28

    Chatting With Sherri Welcomes Back the Amazing Brooks Wachtel

    in Entertainment

    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/

  • 00:57

    Dr. Robert Brooks; Author Your Own Life

    in Parents

    Host Todd Weaver welcomes Dr. Robert Brooks to the show. Bob is a Clinical Psychologist, PhD, faculty member at Harvard Medical School and one of today’s leading speakers and authors on the themes of resilience, motivation, school climate, a positive work environment, and family relationships. Dr. Brooks has co-authored numerous books with Dr. Sam Goldstein including; Raising a Self Disciplined Child, Raising Resilient Children, The Power of Resilience and Raising Resilient Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders. During the past 35 years, Dr. Brooks has presented nationally and internationally to thousands of parents, educators, mental health professionals, and business people. His talks are filled with practical, realistic suggestions and he is renowned for the warmth and humor he uses to bring his insights and anecdotes to life. You can learn more about Robert HERE and follow him on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

  • 00:33

    Non Traditional Marketing Ideas with Karyn Brooks

    in Business

    Karyn Brooks is an event coordinator in Fort Myers Florida who specializes in marketing opportunities for small business owners. She works with small business owners who are in direct sales, cottage industries and small locally wned retail stores. She also works with small business owners across many services and industries. Karyn also works with non profits and charities to raise funds as well as local communities.


    She is joining us today to discuss some different and non traditional marketing ideas to help you gain more exposure for you and your business. She will be discussing promotional marketing and marketing at and through vendor opportunity events and ways to be effective at such events.


    Karyn's Website is Karyn's Events and you will find more information on all her events.


     

  • 01:11

    Reverend Octavia Brooks - Temple Without Boundaries

    in Spirituality

    Octavia Brooks is a non-denominational Reverend with over 20 years’ experience in earth-based, new age, and indigenous traditions.  Her passion is to inspire, motivate and support healers, practitioners, counselors and all givers so they can stay healthy and happy in their service.   She offers group healing, multi-cultural ceremony and individual coaching/healing.  While she overcame early childhood and health challenges, she learned powerful Shamanic healing techniques. 


    Reverend Octavia's work with holistic practitioners, healers and counselors provides them with the tools that allow them to share their gifts without it being at the expense of their own well-being.  These tools are not specific to practitioners.  They can be used/applied to our every day life to reduce stress, stay motivated and to get clarity. She also describes how we can use a "portal of compassion" when faced with angry/negative people.


    LIsten to this interview and you will be led through a very powerful meditation.


    Be sure to take advantage of Reverend Octavia's generous offer.


    www.TempleWithoutBoundaries.com


    Reverend@TempleWithoutBoundaries.com


     


     

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