• 01:01

    Chatting With Sherri is so happy to have Steven L Sears back to Chat!

    in Entertainment

    Chatting With Sherri is so happy to have Steven L Sears back to Chat!  We will talk about something we all go through at some point the transition from one medium to another. Steve will chat about his transition from screenplays to novels to graphic novels and such. The differences in style, focus, marketing and business. We will chat about his shows, his books and his graphic novel.  We will have a very interesting hour and Steve will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Join us!


    Music by "Cowboy Sting" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/


     

  • 01:07

    A Kind Voice on Movies

    in Movies

    Dominic Oliver is a character actor with an extensive resume in TV and film and Kaenan Oliver is a screenwriter and author of a novel and many prize winning short stories.

    Together they've written several prize-winning screenplays with their partner, Jay Flynn. The trio published their first novel, JITTERBUG LIFT, with plans to publish their second this year.

    CONEY ISLAND is their latest feature screenplay, about bullies and empowerment, based on a summer in Dom's childhood.

    Dominic and Kaenan have recently finished writing a mob comedy short, BAKED ZITI, that's currently funding on Kickstarter  and includes a killer cast and Emmy-winning producer Sascha Schneider directing.

    Hosted by William Battle

  • 01:01

    POTATOE, POTAHTO- DOES IT REALLY MATTER HOW YOU SAY IT?

    in Current Events

    POTATOE, POTAHTO- DOES IT REALLY MATTER HOW YOU SAY IT?


    Remember when we had firemen and man hole covers?  Think those days are over?  Well think again!  Language, words and what we say has all sorts of power; power that can influence social attitudes and even career expectations.  If you  thought the word war was won 30 years ago, think again.


    Rosalie Maggio is the award-winning author of over 20 books, including the 2-million-copy bestseller How to Say It; a French-language biography of daredevil Marie Marvingt; 2 children's books and hundreds of children's stories; one of the largest collections of women's quotations in print; how-to books like The Art of Talking to Anyone and The Art of Organizing Anything, and 4 books on biased language, including the just-published Unspinning the Spin: The Women's Media Center Guide to Fair and Accurate Language. Published by McGraw Hill, Prentice-Hall, Beacon, Morrow, and others, her books have been translated in Japanese, Italian, Chinese, Thai, Korean, and Arabic. Her website, www.quotationsbywomen.com showcases 43,000 quotations by 6,700 women under 1,000 topics. She is currently writing an English-language biography of Marie Marvingt (see www.mariemarvingt.com) and working on screenplays.


    She will join us Saturday at 11 am Pacific Time to talk about language, words, gender and bias.  And I’ll bet you are rocked by what she has to say about the words we use.


    Call-in with your comments to (646) 378-0430.


    And if you miss the live program, you can go to the website and listen to all our archived programs whenever you like. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/3women3ways

  • 00:06

    Brian Williams Needs You

    in News

    NBC News Anchor Brian Williams is in a little bit of hot water.  He admits he embellished a story about being on a military helicopter that was shot down in Iraq in 2003.


    Some of the soldiers on the chopper were the ones who called Williams out.


    As of this recording, NBC News has not disciplined him.


    This story is a great symbol of what TV news is today – and why it is losing relevance as news – because it is wrapped in entertainment.


    First, let me say this about Brian Williams.  I don’t know him.  What I see of him on the air – like on the Daily show – he is funny and talented.  From what I hear and read, he is, what one person described as a mensch who talks to and mingles with staffers.  He is no prima-donna.


    So I feel some sympathy for Williams.  You hate to jump on someone when they’re a decent person and they’re down.


    Still, my comments here relate to the TV news industry – and what effect it might have had on Brian Williams and this story.


    Williams has apologized.  He went on air and social media to say – quote –


    "I think the continued viewing of the video showing us inspecting the impact area — and the fog of memory over 12 years — made me conflate the two, and I apologize." End Quote


    OK let’s give him the benefit of the doubt.  Maybe he was so wrapped up into the “eye witness accounts” of the soldiers that he re-lived them as his own.


    Ronald Reagan used to tell war stories in speeches only to find out the incidents were from screenplays.


    And who among us hasn’t embellished a little bit on our own significance?


    Still, Brian Williams holds what is supposed to be a position of trust.


     

  • 00:58

    Turning Life Experiences into a Compelling Memoir - Guest Jon D'Amore

    in Writing

    Our guest Jon D’Amore was first published at 10 when a story he’d written about the Civil War was distributed throughout the county school system. During that time, he began studying the guitar. By his 20s, having honed his love and knowledge of music, Jon was traveling cross-country as a musician.


    While touring, Jon was also a feature writer for New Jersey’s 3rd largest newspaper, The Passaic Herald News, allowing him to enjoy the best of his favorite worlds…playing music and writing. Eventually, he found a different side of life. He said, “Goodbye and it’s been a slice!” to the music business and entered the corporate world. By the millennium another
    change had taken place. For more than two decades, Jon knew that within him there was the desire and ability to write, so he drove to Los Angeles and started as soon as he arrived.


    As an insider with no mob ambitions, Jon had been a trusted ear and learned of the life and death manipulations that made friends and relatives from his world disappear. When the smoke cleared, Jon was one of the few left standing. The others were either dead or in prison. The Boss Always Sits In The Back isn’t “just another mob story.” It reveals the demise of the mobsters who ran northern New Jersey…as told by someone who was there.


    He didn’t stop until the manuscript and screenplay for The Boss Always Sits In The Back were completed. Jon has written and co-written several screenplays and articles. He still resides in California where he continues to write…and listen to music and will share what it takes to write a compelling memoir and publicize it.

  • 00:01

    Shriekfest Radio: Denise Gossett interviews Michael Raymond!

    in Paranormal

    Michael Raymond is an award-winning Nicholl Fellowship Finalist screenwriter with a diverse body of screenwriting work that has earned him considerable distinction, including Best Screenplay (sci-fi) at the Austin Film Festival, Best Short Screenplay at Shriekfest,  and Silver Prize at the PAGE Awards. When not developing screenplays and films, Michael works as a Writer for the Seattle-based Walt Disney Company.


     


     


     

  • 00:55

    Shriekfest RAdio! Denise Gossett interviews Michael Raymond!

    in Paranormal

    Michael Raymond is an award-winning Nicholl Fellowship Finalist screenwriter with a diverse body of screenwriting work that has earned him considerable distinction, including Best Screenplay (sci-fi) at the Austin Film Festival, Best Short Screenplay at Shriekfest, and Silver Prize at the PAGE Awards. When not developing screenplays and films, Michael works as a Writer for the Seattle-based Walt Disney Company.

  • 00:46

    Acclaimed Travel Writer, Pico Iyer on the Art of Stillness

    in Self Help

    Acclaimed travel writer Pico Iyer joins Sister Jenna on the America Meditating Radio Show!  Why might a lifelong traveler like Pico Iyer who has journeyed from Easter Island to Ethiopia, Cuba to Kathmandu, think that sitting quietly in a room might be the ultimate adventure? Because in our madly accelerating world, our lives are crowded, chaotic and noisy. There’s never been a greater need to slow down, tune out and give ourselves permission to be still.


    Pico Iyer was born in England, to parents from India, and was educated at Eton, Oxford and Harvard. He began his career documenting a neglected aspect of travel -- the sometimes surreal disconnect between local tradition and imported global pop culture. He has written 12 books, exploring also the cultural consequences of isolation, whether writing about the exiled spiritual leaders of Tibet or the embargoed society of Cuba.


    Pico’s latest focus is on another overlooked aspect of travel: how can it help us regain our sense of stillness and focus in a world where our devices and digital networks increasing distract us? He is also a contributor to many magazines, writer of screenplays and liner-notes and introductions to 40 other books. His newest book is, "The Art of Stillness." Visit http://picoiyerjourneys.com and watch Pico’s Ted Talk on the Art of Stillness.


    Get the OFF TO WORK CD by Sister Jenna.  Like America Meditating & follow us Twitter

  • 00:57

    The Maze Runner & Wild Reviews on the What is Success Show

    in Entertainment

    This is the What is Success Show with hosts Virginia S Grenier and Marsha Cook. This week the hosts will be discussing New York Times Best-selling books "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed and "The Maze Runner" by James Dashner; along with the movie adapations on both books. We invited you to post comments and questions in the chatroom.


    Host Marsha Casper Cook is the author of six published books and 11 feature-length screenplays, and a literary agent with 15 years of experience. Marsha founded the literary agency Marcus Bryan & Associates in 1996 and achieved signatory status from the Writers Guild of America (WGA) within two years. In that capacity, she has represented more than 100 screenwriters and authors, and has also optioned books to movie production companies. Marsha has spoken about her work and the craft of writing to a wide range of audiences including bookstores, schools, museums and local cable and will continue to speak to the media. Author Website: www.michiganavenuemedia.com


    Host Virginia S Grenier was voted one of the Top Ten Editors in the Preditors and Editors Reader Poll 2007 & 2008. Grenier is an award-winning children's author, an editor for Halo Publishing, Int., and also, the director of the St. George Book Festival. Grenier teaches at Dixie State University's Comminity Education and is speaker at various conferences and colleges. She loves writing books, articles, and short stories for children and teens, finding that it keeps her young. Author site http://vsgrenier.com


    The World of Ink Network brings you shows each week on topics such as books, writing, interviews, self-help, empowerment, families and much more. Follow us at http://worldofinknetwork.com

  • 03:00

    Luv 4 the Locked Down *Special Segment* w/ United Distribution

    in Books

    Join Cali Kim DaBoss and Godfather on Luv 4 the Locked Down Radio


    this Sunday Jan 11th  @ 6pm pst & 9pm est as we dedicate the show to our sisters and brothers on LOCKED DOWN. 


    Be sure to tune in to this *Special Edition* of Luv 4 the Locked Down Radio...We will have members of United Distribution on the panel talking about our Distribution Network. 


    Do you have an ebook out? Would you like to see your books on the shelves in different states? And most importantly would you like to collect checks? If the answer is yes to any of the questions above, you definitely DON'T want to MISS this Show!!!


    **********347-215-8932********** press 1 to talk to the host. 


     

  • 00:32

    The Law of Emergence with DEREK RYDALL!

    in Goals

    Living By Design Radio is back! After successfully launching our TV Show, we are now back on the radio with a powerful guest that will transform your life.


    After a life-changing near-death experience, Derek Rydall dropped off the scene and meditated for several years – finally emerging to become a licensed integrative therapist. He went on to train top executives in Fortune 500 companies (such as American Express, Disney, Carrier, Hartford Insurance, and CBS) in relationship-building and deeper communication, coach thousands of artists and entertainment professionals on how to create more enlightened entertainment, and has worked with a diverse array of people around the planet, helping them to live a more passionate, purposeful life.


    As an author, Derek has written two books, the Amazon best-sellers “I Could’ve Written a Better Movie than that!” (Michael Wiese, March 2006) and “There’s No Business Like Soul Business: A Spiritual Path to Enlightened Screenwriting, Filmmaking, and Performing Arts” (Michael Wiese, Feb. 2007), as well as articles for online and offline magazines such as Spirituality & Health, The Writers Store, Inktip, Pen & Quill, Script, and more. As a professional screenwriter, he has sold or been hired to develop over 20 feature film screenplays and a dozen hours of TV (with studios such as Fox, Universal, Sony, MPCA, UA, Disney, Miramax, and indy producers). As an actor, Derek has starred in several films and TV shows.

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