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Overcoming many obstacles, Max made a name for himself online and now shares his experiences on The Blind Blogger. Maxwell is also an inspirational and motivational personal coach, He especially enjoys helping others find their bliss.
Max Ivey, was born into a family of carnival owners in Texas, USA, Maxwell lost his sight at age 12. Having a natural gusto for life, Max graduated college and became heavily involved in the Eagle Scouts. He also worked in the family business alongside brothers until his father succumbed to lung cancer. Faced with his own mortality, Max made some life-altering changes. He underwent gastric surgery and lost over 250 pounds. He started his own business, buying and selling amusement rides, and learned how to blog using software for visually-impaired people.
With the companionship of his crazy (gray-mation) Dalmation-mix dog, Penny, Max now spends his days singing, reading, blogging, writing, creating videos, and coaching. He’d like to travel the world one day and meet in person his many online friends and clients.
Max’s Blog http://theblindblogger.net/
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Welcome to this week's episode of Sarah's Autism Chat.
Sarah will be speakign with Jeanette Purkis, author, Autims advocate and public speaker. Sarah might be speakign with Penny Robinson - academic, Autism advocate and founder member of the I CAN Network - as well but this is still to be confirmed.
Either way it should be a great conversation.
Console Wars author Blake J Harris Live with Scott Cluthe
NPR: Best book of the Year !
Seth Rogen from the forward: "The "Console Wars" between Nintendo and Sega is what began a series of events that will lead to the end of humanity as we know it." (well of course!)
Console Wars—a mesmerizing, behind-the-scenes business thriller that chronicles how Sega, a small, scrappy gaming company led by an unlikely visionary and a team of rebels, took on the juggernaut Nintendo and revolutionized the video game industry.
In 1990, Nintendo had a virtual monopoly on the video game industry. Sega, on the other hand, was just a faltering arcade company with big aspirations and even bigger personalities. But that would all change with the arrival of Tom Kalinske, a man who knew nothing about videogames and everything about fighting uphill battles. His unconventional tactics, combined with the blood, sweat and bold ideas of his renegade employees, transformed Sega and eventually led to a ruthless David-and-Goliath showdown with rival Nintendo.
The battle was vicious, relentless, and highly profitable, eventually sparking a global corporate war that would be fought on several fronts: from living rooms and schoolyards to boardrooms and Congress.
Based on over two hundred interviews with former Sega and Nintendo employees, Console Wars is the underdog tale of how Kalinske miraculously turned an industry punchline into a market leader.
Blake J. Harris is a writer and filmmaker based out of New York. He is currently codirecting the documentary based on this book, which is being produced by Scott Rudin, Seth Rogen, and Evan Goldberg. He will also serve as an executive producer on Sony's feature-film adaptation of Console Wars.
Welcome to IURL Presents: The Penny's Politics Radio Show - Speaking Truth to Power - REPLAY at 9 pm ET. Be sure to not miss he Penny's Politics Radio Show LIVE on Monday's on the Blog Talk Radio Network at 4:00 pm CT here - http://www.blogtalkradio.com/pennyspolitics.
Known as the Voice of the Wisconsin, Host Penny Sikora speaks truth to the powers that be on the subjects which matter to you. As a previous labor activist, motivational speaker and 2016 candidate for Milwaukee, Wisconsin District Alderman tune into to a replay of The Penny Politics Radio Show - on the IURL Affiliate Network.
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There is no denying the fact that our world is changing and with it, how we live, how we work/create and how we earn money. And the greatest thing about all this change is that the scales are tipping in favor of those who have been struggling to break free for a long time.
This week join Edie and Rosemary as they talk about making your own rules and living a life that truly feels good to you, that includes working for yourself, being creative and earning every penny you need doing something awesome, and often, non conventional.
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Tonight's special guest is Penny Booth-Johnson from St Croix Falls, Wisconsin, a survivor and activist who's joining us for the first time. Among other things, she's been involved in "Million March Against Child Abuse," a Nationwide effort to bring voices together in making an impact, being a voice for our children. Penny explains, "My memories go back as far as probably before I was 2, being picked up and thrown into canning jars. I have enough scars on my head and you could draw a road map across country on my scalp." She goes on, "My mother was the abuser. Everyone knew, but no one stood up. Years of her abuse had taken a toll on not only my body but my mind." For a number of years, Penny had been what she calls "a keyboard advocate" sharing very little of herself and hiding behind a computer screen. Recovering from a stroke and news of a brain tumor got her into action. "I knew I had to do something, and determined I was going to become an advocate that was no longer going to hide behind my screen. In September of 2013, I contacted "Million March Against Child Abuse" and became a Lead Coordinator for St. Croix Falls WI, and held my first Walk against Child Abuse April 5th 2014." She concludes, "I'm ready to tell my story. Yesterday I lived in shame of my scars. Today I soar past them to tell other peoples stories, to be a voice. I thank you for this opportunity, and I only pray that when I have the opportunity to tell MY story it will help others come forwards and erase the stigma of shame and we can continue to grow for our future generation."
We have a great show for you. You never know what these two are going to talk about , it's why we like people to tune in and listen.
We of course will be bringing you news from the Eleanor Sonsini Animal Shelter so we can give these pets a new home, so make sure you listen for the shelter's information. We also have some hot topics and local news to go over with everyone.
Penny Entertainment, our parent company will be setting up a new 'page' for The Brian & Sherri Show where listeners can give idea's, shout outs, let us know the news in Berkshire County and beyond. This page will be part of our facebook page, so more information will be announced on tonights show.
Tonights show is brought to you by the following; Canada Pert Care , Signature Series and Root's Tree & Landscaping Service.
If you have any idea's or topics you would like Brian and Sherri to talk about , contact us through the website!
Bill Ballenger, founder of Break the Grey in 2005, has dedicated his life to be a catalyst for
change in the lives of youth who live a “grey” existence in a culture of uncertainty, a culture that
fosters a “whatever” lifestyle that can destroy. Troubled and bullied as a child, Ballenger grew
into a violent teenager, and became a young married father addicted to drugs and alcohol. Local
burglaries prompted a SWAT team to raid his home where he and his wife were arrested.
Ultimately their nine-month-old daughter was taken from them and they were each sentenced to
six years in prison with the Indiana Department of Corrections. It was there that Bill’s life
changed. Two years into his sentence, Ballenger and his wife were inexplicably released from
prison and their daughter returned to them. With a passion for helping others, Ballenger shares
his story challenging students to avoid the choices he made and take their lives and futures
seriously. Break the Grey is the fulfillment of Ballenger’s vow to give something positive back
Host: Penny Jean
Be a voice heard around the world!
Would we be nore productive if we laughed more? I dare say we would. Happiness psychology tells us we cannot be sad when we are smiling. Smiling creates a chemical reaction that makes us feel good. When we feel good, we access the best part of ourselves.
Todays Guest: Theresa Hummel-Krallinger
Theresa Hummel-Krallinger, known for her humorous and interactive presentations, is a seasoned corporate trainer, motivational speaker, and professional stand-up comedian. Past-President of Greater Philadelphia ASTD and Blue Bell Toastmasters, she currently serves on the non-credit faculty at Temple University, teaching courses in business communications and leadership. Her passion is to help leaders in organizations create places where people want to work – and to share best practices for doing that with all training and organizational development professionals.
In today's fast paced communications era the smallest of actions can change a life within minutes. How do we deal with the changing face of love? How do we open the hearts of the fearful? Maybe by sharing our stories and starting a dialogue that permits people to think about what one word, one sentence, one text message or one status update can do to change the life of another human being. Could piecing together the digital moments of a couple's life over the course of a morning with only snippets of music, binaural stimulation, and silence allow you to walk, for 12 minutes, in someone else's shoes? What would you do? How would you respond? Who would you become?
Vonyse established herself as a multimedia specialist producing comedy segments for the “New Faces” of Jamie Foxx's Laffapalooza Comedy festival, as well as being an integral contributor to brand development & marketing for the festival. She has also created online content and webpages for such brands as The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Poison, Radiohead, Diana Ross, Amy Grant and more.
In recent years Vonyse has become more involved with filmmaking. She composed the title track for the short film “Triple Minority” which Won Best Narrative International Lesbian Short Movie Award at the Annual LGBT Film Festival in Tel Aviv. She collaborated on a number of shorts, handling editing, music supervision and graphic animation. Vonyse is currently editing the feature film “Quiet As Kept”.
“Being Less” marks the debut of Vonyse's own body of film work. And is a semi-autobiographical look at finding love and becoming fully self expressed.
Host: Penny Jean
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