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  • 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

  • 01:59

    Race in America

    in History

    In the first part of the show, Benjamin Hedin will talk about his timely book, In Search of the Movement: The Struggle for Civil Rights Then and Now.


    In the second part of the show, Sr. Stephany Rose, author of Abolishing White Maculinity from Mark Twain to Hip Hop:Crisis in Whiteness will talk about white supremacy in the aftermath of the Charleston chrurch murders.

  • 00:31

    The Late Late Shift with Steven - Episode 21 (The Spidey's a Cracker Edition)

    in Entertainment

    If ghosts are real, I wonder what they do with all that free time? Can they go other places? Like, do they have to haunt their specific house or can they go to Vegas and catch a show? Or is it like Beetlejuice where they're tied to one specific place and that's it? Can they see other ghosts, maybe hang out in the Netherworld and play cards with Mark Twain or something? Or is it really as simple as, "Well, I'm just gonna hang out in here for all eternity. Yippee. Hooray. I hope the new people who live here like Metallica."



    This episode will not be about ghosts. Or maybe it will. Who really knows? I definitely don't, and I'm the host. That means you, the listener, should pretty much expect anything to go down. Kinda fun, ain't it?



    I like to think so, and I hope you agree. Join me, won't you?

  • 00:35

    Interview with Alessia Cohle

    in Music

    Mississauga, Ontario's ALESSIA COHLE began her life in music at a very early age when she began playing piano and singing at age four. Her passion for country music began after attending her first concert – Shania Twain’s ‘Come On Over Tour’ — at age 8. This experience ignited a spark, inspiring her to follow a career in music. Soon, Alessia began performing at local fairs and festivals, as well as on stage with her singer grandfather, and her bass-playing father.


    Alessia is poised to contribute to the future of country music with the release of her debut EP “Let’s Get Gone” in the spring of 2015. Alessia explains: “It’s a collection of songs that reflect my personality, allowing me to entirely expose my heart and soul. The lyrics in each song express a different message ranging from love, heartache, self- discovery and self-worth. These songs, both lyrically and melodically, have given me the opportunity to grow as a person and an artist.” The first single “Sunday Shoes” hit radio back in April, 2015.The song is infectious and will make you want to sing along and muddy up those shoes! Other stand out tracks on the EP included “Here Comes the Summer”, “Chain It Up”, and the title track, “Let’s Get Gone” – which were written or co-written by Alessia.


    Tune in and get to know Alessia and her music!

  • 01:00

    "Somewhere in Time" at Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel

    in Travel

    What does great fudge, the world’s longest porch, U.S. presidents and Hollywood have in common?   Mackinac Island.


    World Footprints will take you on a journey to a little known crown jewel that sits in Lake Huron between Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas –Mackinac Island (pronounced “Mack –in-aw”).   The island was named by Native Americans who said that the island resembled a turtle.   They gave it the name  "Mitchimakinak" meaning "big turtle".   The British later shortened the name to Mackinac.


    Today’s show explores the island’s rich history and how that is being preserved as a National Historic Landmark.   Mackinac Island was key in two battles during the War of 1812 but in the late 19th century, it became a popular summer colony.  The island still maintains its old world charm and is known for its variety of architectural styles, including the famous Victorian-style Grand Hotel; fudge; and its ban on almost all motor vehicles.   (Golf carts are allowed but only on the golf course.)


    Hollywood discovered the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island and it was the setting of two feature films: This Time for Keeps (1946) and Somewhere in Time (1979).  Mackinac Island has been written about and visited by many influential writers including  Mark Twain and Henry David Thoreau.


    As we'lll hear,  U.S. Presidents and politicians have enjoyed respites on Mackinac Island.  The Grand Hotel has honored these visits by designing some staterooms with the assistance of a few former First Ladies.&nb

  • 00:33

    George Taylor and the "Hear Now: The Audio Fiction and Arts Festival "

    in Books

    I will be participating in the audio equivalent of a film festival.  Hear Now: The Audio Fiction and Arts Festival is the only festival of its kind in the U.S.  It features contemporary audio fiction including: live and scripted solo performances, audio theater, audiobooks, audio art, classic radio drama, sound design, and much more.  Kansas City, MO hosts this festival this year from June 11-14.  The festival is featuring a celebration of the works of Mark Twain.  Actresses Kelley Hazen and Rozanne Devine and I will be appearing on Thursday evening to read excerpts from three works of Mark Twain.  I will read from Huckleberry Finn; Kelley will read from Tom Sawyer; and Rozanne Devine will read from The Diaries of Adam and Eve.  In this podcast, I feature an interview with actress Rosie Devine, information about Kelley Hazen and readings from all of us.

  • 00:12

    The Best Medicine

    in Motivation

    It's called "the best medicine" and costs you nothing at all, doesn't require a prescription,and you can have as much as you want. What's this magic pill?? Laughter!


    Mark Twain said "He who laughs, lasts." The simple act of laughing lifts our spirits, de-stresses our bodies, and makes life so much more enjoyable. Oh, and...some say it keeps us young! How's that for side effects?


    Listen in for reminders of the benefits of having a daily dose of laughter, the best medicine!

  • 01:07

    D4T • Ten Ways to Spot Medical Misinformation

    in Health

    According to the medical cartels nearly everyone with a pulse is abnormal and is in need of pharmaceuticals, surgery to replace or take out a body part or a change in diet that includes nutrients and package foods they happen to sell.


    Mark Twain said: “If your doctor doesn’t read the medical literature, he is uninformed. If he does read the medical literature, he is misinformed.”


    How does an average person sort out who/what to believe with such a overabundance of faked research, misunderstood studies and deliberate big business bias and spin. How can anyone who is bombarded daily in print, online and TV, learn to discern the difference between trustworthy advice and medical propaganda?


     


    Sound Health Options 


     


     


    Malcolm Kendrick, MD graduated from medical school in Aberdeen and trained as a General Practitioner in Scotland. Join us as we discuss his latest book, Doctoring Data:  How to sort out medical advice from medical nonsense in which he offers the public 10 ways to spot counterfeit research and deliberate medical fraud.

  • 00:56

    'Grabbing Life By The Balls' An IC4TS chat with Helen Carver

    in Spirituality

    "Twenty years from now you will be more dissappointed by the the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do." Mark Twain


    This week Mark takes a lighter looker at life by speaking with author of 'Life Begins At Fifty'  Helen Carver. After going through a divorce and feeling trapped on the hamster wheel of life of life, a silly idea occurred to her to do an around the world trip she casually mentioned the idea to her 19 year old daughter.... And the idea then rapidly turned from a whacky idea into a reality. Helen rebelled in a spectacular way, walking away from her Job renting out her house and she just went for it.... Her decision led her onwards into alsorts of adventures including Skydiving, White water rafting and posing nude for photos.


    Join Mark and Helen as they discuss 'living life' and her adventures this Thursday.

  • 00:51

    NFL Playoffs Wild Card Weekend: Mark Twain and 49ers; Steelers screwed

    in News

    It’s playoff time.


    Hi, everyone.  It is Sunday January 5, 2014 – coming to you from Sunset Beach, North Carolina.


    We’ll run down all 4 games – yesterday’s two games and today’s 2 remaining wildcard games -- and how Mark Twain fits in – along with the possibility that NFL fans are soft – or broke. Does our economy have a tie-in to the threatened black-outs of 3 wildcard games?


    And we will also look at all these issues:


    The next coaches to be hired and fired.


    The Bears signing Jay Cutler to an eye-popping deal.


    Why a dopey NFL rule keeps the Steelers out of the playoffs.


    And, we’ll talk some college ball: Charlie Strong, the national championship, and Tebow going to the broadcast booth.


    We’re in the middle of wildcard weekend -- with my man Boychic, or as you know him -- our Informed Not Inflamed Football Insider -- Eric Snyder. He’s on the Power Hour with J T The Brick and Paulie on 920 AM in Vegas. He comes to us from the gambling capital of the world.

  • 01:11

    The Dolly McCarthy Show

    in Radio

    Reporter and mother of 5, Dolly McCarthy, is just a gal juggling her career, kids and laundry.  In her "spare time" she produces and hosts The Dolly McCarthyShow every week with good guests, good news and at least one good laugh!  This week, Dolly chats with Lisa Erspamer (former executive producer of The Oprah Show), creator of the breakout book, "A Letter to My Mom."  It's the perfect gift for mom this Mother's day!  Tune in to hear a few in the collection of personal letters from people all over the world (including celebrities like Shania Twain, Mariel Hemingway and Melissa Rivers) to the women who raised them.   Also on the show Lenny Rago from Paninos Pizza!  Dolly asks him where he keeps his dough.  You can find out, just by tuning in!  ;) 

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