• 00:33

    The Commuters interview

    in Indie Music

    The Commuters might hail from New York, but their kinetic, personally revealing anthems capture an alt-rock essence that aspires toward worldwide appeal. Their commercial debut (As I Make My Way – EP) was released at the end of August, and is comprised of 4 songs — “As I Make My Way,” “Bombs Away,” “Fallen From Grace,” and “You’ll Stay Right Here” — all from their upcoming album, Rescue, due out in early 2012. Their video for “As I Make My Way” was added to mtvU’s rotation in early  October and they have received extensive airplay at college radio stations throughout the US.

  • 02:00

    Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris

    in News

    The “featured” BlogTalkRadio program, “Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris,” opens the Monday, March 30, 2015, at 10am ET in discussion over local concerns with John Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter publisher, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune publisher, respectively, in the first hour.


    Cambria Hotel & Suites Senior Vice President Michael Murphy joins the program at 10:30am to speak about Choice Hotels International’s upscale Cambria Hotel & Suites brand. Mr. Murphy will also share the “Shock, Surprise & Delight” commuters about the White Plains area have in store this Thursday, April 2nd with respect to the Cambria Hotel & Suites - White Plains property, located at 250 Main Street, White Plains, NY 10601. Tel: (914) 681-0500. Location, features, services, and amenities will be explored.


    Hezi Aris pivots onto the international news scene from approximately 11am onward to the close of the broadcast day at 12Noon.


    Your participation is shamelessly solicited; share your perspective; ask a question, be heard! Engage us during the two-hour radio time slot using our newly installed Chat Room or place your call to (347) 205-9201. You are only asked to please stay on topic.


    Listen live or on demand: http://www.BlogTalkRadio.com/WestchesterOnTheLevel/

  • 01:04

    M.A.N.in the Street

    in Music

    The City of Cleveland tears up Downtown at RTA&Commuters expense-But why?A Nationwide ARTIST FILMS a ANTI-POLICE Brutality Video&who was involved!!A pastor speaks on Real Justice that needs to be done in our community-Events-New Music-Top music&ent. from a Mon.to a Mon.-The people get rid of Red Light/Speed Light Camera Traps in a State-Plus your thoughts,concerns&ideas at 646-478-0944!!

  • 00:42

    NEW MUSIC INFERNO W/ THE COMMUTERS!!!!

    in Music

    THE COMMUTERS - ALTERNATIVE ROCK BAND FROM NEW YORK CITY...NEW ALBUM "THE RESCUE" OUT APRIL 17TH...CHECK OUT THEIR SINGLE "RESCUE" RIGHT NOW ON THEIR PUREVOLUME PAGE....FOR MORE INFO INCLUDING SHOW DATES GO TO www.THECOMMUTERS.COM

  • 01:16

    Ethan Hanson, Zeeshan Zaidi (The Commuters)

    in Music

    BlazinRy host Ryan Holmes welcomes singer/songwriter Ethan Hanson and ZeesHan Zaidi from the alt-rock band The Commuters.

  • 01:01

    THE WRITERS LOUNGE PRESENTS: THOMAS RIDDELL

    in Writing

    Join hosts Dawn Whidden and Robin Eduardo as they welcome author Thomas Riddell to The Writers Lounge. Sit back and relax as Tom discusses what it's like to be a writer and he will also talk to us about his book: PIECES OF MY PATH


     


    PIECES OF MY PATH- A MEMOIR

    A TRIUMPHANT JOURNEY THROUGH THE "DARK DAYS" OF DEPRESSION...

    Most mornings I would seek out the minor comforts of a lobby couch and I would lounge there; and as the crashing waves of gloom rolled deeply over me, I’d gaze out the window and watch the cars go by on the busy highway. People were contentedly on their way to work, oblivious to the agonizing despair and depression that were destroying people in the brown brick buildings that they were driving past.

    The surrealistic detachment that I felt watching those morning commuters brought me to an even greater level of despair and hopelessness. I was so far removed from the hustle and bustle of that highway, and of a life that I once knew, that I might as well have been watching it all from the moon.

    It was all so foreign to me to even imagine a life where I could once again get in a car and drive to work. I may have wanted that kind of a life back terribly, but I never envisioned ever having it again; not from the couch where I was laying.


    JOIN US! LET THE STORY BEGIN!

  • 00:55

    Over the Top Radio - Bicycle Law with Bob Mionske

    in Fitness

    Bob Mionske joins us tonight to discuss current issues facing cyclists and will field your questions.  He is a nationally-known cycling lawyer and advocate for the rights of cyclists. A former U.S. Olympic and pro cyclist, Bob amassed a record of over 100 wins during his racing career. Bob represented the United States in the 1988 games in Seoul, South Korea, where he made the winning break in the men’s Individual Road Race, finishing in fourth place.  In 1990, Bob was the U.S. National Champion in the Men’s road race.  Bob again made the United States Olympic team for the 1992 games in Barcelona, Spain, assisting teammate Lance Armstrong to a fourteenth-place finish. Bob turned pro after the 1992 games, racing for Team Saturn for one season, and then retired to become director of the team for 1993.


    At the end of that season, Bob left pro cycling behind and headed off to law school. After passing the bar exam, Bob set up the first bicycle law practice in the nation representating professional racers and defending the legal rights of weekend warriors, commuters, and messengers. Bob also began writing his internationally accaimed bicycle law column, Legally Speaking, featured on VeloNews.com. Bob's perspective on bicycle law and the rights of cyclists has also been featured in national magazines, including Esquire, Bicycling, and Outside.


    You are welcome to join the conversation.

  • 02:00

    Computer America - Hour 1: Elio Motors ; Hour 2: News!

    in Technology

    Computer America


    Hour one: Elio Motors.  Elio Motors was founded in 2008 by Mr. Paul Elio. The mission and desire of the project was to provide affordable transportation to those commuters seeking an alternative to the days offerings.  For those families with mini-vans or SUV's, Elio provides an efficient and economical way to get to and from work. Here are the current specs for an Elio car:



    84 MPG Highway
    Engineered to the highest safety standard
    American made
    $6800!!


    Hour two: Craig and Charles do Computer and Technology News, brought to you by Slimware Utilities, the Official Optimization Software of Computer America, and answer your computer questions!

  • 00:27

    Record Talk Radio: Talking Port Authority Bus Terminal Blues

    in News

    Join us on Record Talk Radio at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8 when our topic will be the much reviled and often parodied Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City.


    Our guests will be Record reporters Christopher Maag, who covers transportation for the paper and John Cichowski, whose "Road Warrior" column covers all things commuting.


    Maag will talk about his story "Bus Terminal Blues" on the run-down conditions at the mid-town terminal and the debate over how to renovate or replace the facility


    Cichowski will talk about his whimsical column on the statue outside the terminal that memorializes Ralph Kramden, the fictional bus driver from the classic television comedy "The Honeymooners."


    If you have a question or a comment for either one of them, feel free to send it along to me at johnensslin@gmail.com.


     

  • 01:00

    Emily Tedrowe Discusses Her Debut Novel 'Commuters'

    in Books

    Join Book Club Girl of the blog http://bookclubgirl.com as she welcomes Emily Gray Tedrowe to discuss her debut novel, COMMUTERS. At seventy-eight, Winnie Easton has finally found love again with Jerry Trevis, a wealthy Chicago businessman who has moved to the small, upstate town of Hartfield, New York, to begin his life anew. But their decision to buy one of the town's biggest houses ignites anger and skepticism—as children and grandchildren take drastic actions to secure their own futures and endangered inheritances. With so much riding on Jerry's wealth, a decline in his physical health forces hard decisions on the family, renewing old loyalties while creating surprising alliances.

    A powerfully moving novel told from alternating perspectives, Commuters is an intensely human story of lives profoundly changed by the repercussions of one marriage, and by the complex intertwining of love, money, and family.

    "Tedrowe explores the reconfigurations of a family and the strange alliances that can occur between young and old, love and work. And she writes brilliantly about money…. A deeply satisfying debut." —Margot Livesey, author of The House on Fortune Street

    “A poignant meditation on desire, heartrending loss, and dreams deferred.” —Robin Antalek, author of The Summer We Fell Apart

  • 01:00

    The Star Chamber Show #16 Featuring Jorie of JLAS & Rosy of Books on the Subway!

    in Books

    The Star Chamber show brings you a very unique and fun episode this Wednesday night at 9pm EST!  


    We have the return of the amazing Jorie of Jorie Loves a story.  We will also be featuring Rosy, founder of of Books on the Subway.  The show is going to talk about Books on the Subway, as well as Books on the Underground London, two organizations that bring reading to New York City and London passengers! 


    About Rosy of Books on the Subway in her own words:  I've been living in New York for around one year when I found out about Books On The Underground, thanks to Facebook. I saw an article about Hollie and BOTU when it hit me right there: I need to do this in NY. I think I thought about it for 5 minutes before I decided that I'm going to do it. I reached out to Hollie who was amazing and supportive; we did the NYC stickers together. Why did I decide to do it? I have a 40 minute commute to work everyday, and that's nothing compared to some other commuters who have even longer commutes. Looking at people in the early morning is the most depressing thing ever. It's like their eyes are lifeless. They stare into space as they cruise from stop to stop. Why not give these people something to look forward to when they get onto the train? Why not pass the time enriching their brain instead of bobbing their head along with the train movement. That's why I decided to expand BOTU to BOTS. And I haven't regretted my decision for one bit. What's BOTS? It's a public library on the go! Find a book, take it, read it and when you're done with it, put it back on the train for someone else to enjoy! All books are marked with the BOTS sticker and encourage people to tweet & follow the blog. 


    Tune in this Wednesday night! 


     


     

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