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  • The Charlie Checkers Show Story on Mark Twain

    in History

    Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910),better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel."


     


    Twain grew up in Hannibal, Missouri, which provided the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. After an apprenticeship with a printer, he worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother, Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his singular lack of success at mining, turning to journalism for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise. In 1865, his humorous story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County", was published, based on a story he heard at Angels Hotel in Angels Camp, California, where he had spent some time as a miner. The short story brought international attention, and translated into classic Greek. His wit and satire, in prose and in speech, earned praise from critics and peers, and he was a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty.

  • 00:31

    "New Heights Show on Education" The Life and Adventures of Mark Twain

    in Books

    This week’s segment is dedicated towards the life of writer and humorist Mark Twain, best known for his works “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.”


    The New Heights Educational Group, Inc. promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include: assisting families in the selection of schools; organization of educational activities; and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.

  • 01:08

    Comedy Playhouse - LOST TWAIN and Moor

    in Comedy

    Comedy Playhouse Episode II - a Florida Media Labs Production


    Executive Producer Rick Spisak


    Tonights Episode; LOST TWAIN and moor


    Director: Rick Spisak


    Part I - The Jokes Section


    Part II - Mark Twains' Diary of Adam and Eve 


                  Adam Speaks - Part I by Sam Clemens (Reading and Effects by Rick Spisak)


    Part III - 1st Episode Captain's Stormfield's Visit to Heaven


     


    Tune in Sunday for PNN - 7pm

  • 02:21

    A Metaphysical Analysis On Comedy Legend George Carlin

    in Spirituality

    The Outer Limits of Inner Truth proudly presents the first ever metaphysical analysis on legendary comedian George Carlin. It features an interview with Carlin’s daughter Kelly who shares some of her fondest memories about her Dad. The show also features interviews with Comedy Historians, Psychologists, and Metaphysical Teachers.


    Guest Line Up (In Order of Appearance)


    04:00 – Kelly Carlin
    15:00 – Bill Kinison
    21:00 – Jim Mendrinos (Comedian & Writer)
    32:00 – Jim Serpico (Founder of Apostle Productions & Comedy TV Producer)
    38:00 – Chris Mazilli (Owner of Gotham Comedy Club NYC)
    41:00 – Jeffrey Gurian (Comedy Writer & Performer)
    45:00 – Jeff Haarman (Filmmaker)
    51:00 – Dr. Frieda Birnbaum (Psychologist)
    55:00 – Psychic Medium Kerrie O’Connor
    1:13:00 – Astrologer Constance Stellas
    1:26:00 – Energy Healer & Metaphysical Teacher Jeff Casper
    1:31:00 – Psychic Medium Lisa Caza


    George Carlin was born on May 12, 1937, in the Bronx, New York. After dropping out of high school and enlisting in the Air Force, Carlin began taking radio jobs, eventually (with partner Jack Burns) attracting the attention of Lenny Bruce, who helped get them appearances on The Tonight Show with Jack Paar. Carlin went on to become a popular stand-up comedian, author, and film and television actor. In 2004, he placed second behind Richard Pryor on Comedy Central’s list of “Top 100 Comics of All Time.” On June 17, 2008, just five days before his death, it was announced that he was being awarded the 11th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

  • 01:01

    An Hour With Johnny Dark

    in Comedy

    Johnny Dark, comedian, actor, singer, producer, may now be best known for appearing on “The Late Show with David Letterman.” Most recently Johnny created a mini series about Abraham Lincoln called “Johnny Dark’s Lincoln,” which he has now turned this mini series into a one-man show following the life of Lincoln from birth to his untimely death.

    Johnny grew up in New Jersey where he got his first taste of show business shining shoes outside nightclubs. It was there he shined Johnnie Ray’s shoes and got to watch his show at the Manor Supper Club. This sparked an interest in music.  Before getting into comedy, Johnny teamed up with Paul Lowden to create a music show. Together they got a 10-week gig in the Carnival Lounge at the Ed Torres’ Fremont Hotel in Las Vegas. Johnny would play the drums and sing while Paul played the organ.

    After his stint in Las Vegas, Johnny moved to Los Angeles to further pursue music. However, after a trip to The Comedy Store on Sunset Boulevard Johnny fell in love with comedy. At The Comedy Store he got to learn stand-up along side his peers Jay Leno, David Letterman, and Robin Williams.


    Johnny began his comedy career appearing in feature films such as Rip-Off with Michael Benet, Night Patrol with Linda Blair and Pat Paulsen, Smart Alex with Steve Oedekerk. In 2006, he started as a regular on “The Late Show with David Letterman” where he appeared as several characters including the oldest CBS page, B.J. Twain, and President Abraham Lincoln. He continued this role as a regular for 4 years.

    Not only has Johnny appeared in many comedic roles, but he has also gone on comedy tours with other great entertainers, such as Shirley MacLaine, Ginger Rogers, Pat Paulsen, and Engelbert Humperdink. 

  • 01:43

    Friends and Family Online Bible Study with Jacob Israel Instructor

    in Religion

    Join us this week as we continue in the Book of Mark starting with the 10th Chapter.  You are going to blessed and encouraged as Jacob Israel shares and allows the Word of God flow from his heart.


    Mark 10:1 And he arose from thence, and cometh into the coasts of Judaea by the farther side of Jordan: and the people resort unto him again; and, as he was wont, he taught them again.


    2 And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? tempting him.


    3 And he answered and said unto them, What did Moses command you?


    4 And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away.


    5 And Jesus answered and said unto them, For the hardness of your heart he wrote you this precept.


    6 But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.


    7 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife;


    8 And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more twain, but one flesh.


    9 What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.


    10 And in the house his disciples asked him again of the same matter.


    11 And he saith unto them, Whosoever shall put away his wife, and marry another, committeth adultery against her.


    12 And if a woman shall put away her husband, and be married to another, she committeth adultery.

  • 01:00

    Country Singer Madelyn Victoria on Being Born to Sing

    in Art

    How do you know when you're born to sing and perform? Join us as country sensation Madelyn Victoria talks about singing country western songs almost from birth.


    Madelyn Victoria grew up in Texas. At age 5, she performed in public for the first time during a local Christmas Pageant. She performed and sang at local competitions and pageants, earning awards and recognition as one of the area’s top young performers. Her songwriting career began at age 13, after she became the lead vocalist at her church. In 2007, Madelyn competed in the Modeling Association of America International Competition, winning the vocal competition. She auditioned to perform with the Radio Disney Superstars of Dallas and opened for The Jonas Brothers. In high school, Madelyn studied Opera and Mariachi, winning accolades in both, while honing her guitar skills. In December, 2012, Madelyn performed in Las Vegas as the Shania Twain Sing-Off Contest Winner. 


    Madelyn has sung the national anthem at United League games and many school sporting events, rallies, and rodeos, including the 2009 Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo in Los Fresnos, TX where she was crowned the inaugural Rodeo Queen. 


    Recently Madelyn and her band opened for country music stars Easton Corbin, Turnpike Troubadours, Tracy Lawrence, Kevin Fowler, Clay Walker, Josh Thompson, Dustin Lynch, Zac Brown Band, and The Charlie Daniels Band. She is a Top 50 CMT.com artist. Madelyn gives back to her community by volunteering at local Motor Training events for special needs children, singing to the children at hospitals and rehab centers, and by starting her own annual event called "Octave Higher Christmas" for children. 


    Madelyn’s latest single release with Star 1 Records and MTS is “He Only Loves Me on the Dancefloor.”

  • 03:42

    The Morning Show with Yusef El- The Law and Marriage

    in Education

    Let's talk about what it means to really be married and the significance in Law.


    MAR'RIAGE, n. The act of uniting a man and woman FOR LIFE; wedLOCK; the legal union of a man and woman FOR LIFE. Marriage is a covenant both civil and religious, by which the parties engage to live together in mutual affection and fidelity, TILL DEATH shall separate them. (Webster's 1828 Dictionary) 
     


    PRO' FANE, v.t. TO VIOLATE ANY THING SACRED, or any ordinance of God (such as marriage). To treat it with abuse, irreverence or contempt. To put to a wrong use. 


    DIVORCE, v.t. TO DISSOLVE the marriage contract, and thus to separate husband and wife. To separate, as a married woman from the bed and board of her husband. To force ASUNDER. To take away; to put away; to part. 


    ...they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let NOT man put ASUNDER. Matthew 19:6

  • 00:32

    Interview with Trinity Bradshaw

    in Country Music

    Trinity Bradshaw became the youngest winner of the Summerside Festival Talent Search in Prince Edward Island at age 14 and was asked to perform twice at the East Coast Music Awards before moving to Calgary in 2010.


    In Dec 2011, Trinity won SUGAR CRISP ‘s “The first 15” Canadian national songwriting contest, and in January 2013, she won Calgary’s Amp Radio Rock Star contest. She was Alberta’s 2014 representative in the CCMA Spotlight contest, and winner of the 2014 Boots & Hearts Canadian Emerging Artist Showcase.


    Trinity opened for country music legend Shania Twain in Prince Edward Island in 2014.


    Her EP Open Skies was released in June 2014 with a kickoff show at Ranchman’s in Calgary, and entered the iTunes Canadian Country Albums Chart in the top 10 – while Never Drinkin’ Again was added to rotation on many stations across Canada.


    Trinity's latest country single is called Good Times.

  • 00:58

    Talk with historical fiction writer, Ed Protzel

    in Spirituality

    Ed earned his master’s degrees in English literature/creative writing from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and his bachelor's in English at the University of Hawaii-West Oahu.


    Ed had a dual career for over twenty years, working as an investments advisory manager for Fortune 100 firms, including Well Fargo Advisors, Met Life, and Merrill Lynch, while writing screenplays and novels. He was a whistleblower against a corrupt commodities futures brokerage in a case documented in the Wall Street Journal.


    Ed’s expertise as a novelist and screenwriter is in the American tragicomedy movement (Faulkner, Twain, Tennessee Williams, Flannery O'Connor), science fiction, Shakespeare, and a variety of historical periods, including World War II, the American Civil War, and Fourteenth Century Europe.


    The final two novels of The Lies that Bind trilogy include the same major characters as the original: Honor Among Outcasts, set in Missouri during the transition from the Civil War to a violent reconstruction, and Something in Madness, set in California as Durksen and Antoinette become the tumultuous state’s embattled first couple.


    Ed’s other novel-in-progress is The Antiquities Dealer, a genre-stretching, ostensible mystery/thriller about a Jewish gallery owner drawn by his former lover into a scheme to clone the great minds of history—purportedly beginning with Jesus Christ. Millennial religion, futuristic biotechnology, and human evolution collide in a cauldron peopled by a TV evangelist, a former NFL tackle, Middle East conspiracies, and radicals of major religions.


    Ed is married and lives in St. Louis, where he writes full time and teaches college English. 

  • 00:18

    THE NEW SHADOW AMICUSVERITAS

    in Current Events

     


    POLITICAL ANIMALS--THE NOVEMBER GENERALS & an ADMIRAL--


    ***More top Military Men who commanded Armies and a Navy during World War 2--These Men were all born in November


    ***Winston Spencer Churchill-11-30-1874 First Lord of the British Navy Admirality--Chief Warlord in WW2


    ***General George Patton--11-11-1885


    ***Albert Kesselring 1885


    ***Bernard Montgomery --1887


    ***Von Manstein 1887


    ***Charles DeGaulle-1890


    ***Dietrich Von Cholitz 1894


    ***Erwin Rommel--1891


    ***LeClerc--1902


    ***Most famous Military General who was the greatest inventor of a weapon


    ***Kalashinov-Russian General who invented one of the most deadly automatic weapons in history---This inexpensively made gun is favored by terroists and guerilla fighters


    Part 2 Biographic details 


    ***EASY PICKINGS--Con games under the guise of charity--Practical tips to avoid being taken


    ***CONSUMER TIPS--Ask for a discount if you are a senior citizen, disabled or homeless--Ask and expect to receive


    ***THE NOVEMBER GENERALS & AN ADMIRAL all born in November--More famous military men and enemies were born in modern history in November than in any other month


    ***PEOPLES TEMPLE--JIM JONES religious political racket--What it is today


    November 30th Births -Deaths & events relevant to US(a)


    Samuel Clemens--Mark Twain


    Oscar Wilde