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  • 00:31

    Black Geek Movie Talk: Avengers Age of Ultron

    in Movies

    This week we review Avengers: Age of Ultron the sequel to Marvel's smash hit.  Joss Whedon is back at the helm as well as the cast of the first Avengers.  Newcomers Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson take on the roles of Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver.  Tune in today at 1:30 PST to find out if Marvel will continue to decimate DC at the box office.


    From IMDb:


    When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and it is up to the Avengers to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans.


     

  • 01:43

    Movie News and Reviews

    in Movies

    The Movie Geeks observe the passing of legendary documentarian Albert Maysles in a wide-ranging discussion regarding the current state of the form.  Plus, reviews of new and classic films, and the latest television offerings. 

  • 00:30

    Black Geek Movie Talk: Kingsman The Secret Service

    in Movies

    This week we review "Kingsman: The Secret Service" directed by Matthew Vaughn, starring Colin Firth, Samuel Jackson and relative newcomer Taron Egerton. So here we are, the first movie of the year based on a comic book. Action, adventure, comedy and Colin Firth kicking some major arse. Tune in this Sunday as we review the film Matthew Vaughn turned down X-Men Days of Future Past to direct.


    From IMDB:A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.


     


     

  • 01:19

    Climate Action with Russell Greene

    in Politics Progressive

    Host Russell Greene welcomes leaders, experts, and activists working and organizing to halt climate change, protect the environment, promote green and sustainable energy and businesses, and more! 


    Russell is joined by PDAction Board members Jeff Wolfe, Dr. Gabriela Lemus, Joel Segal, Ben Ptashnik and Andrea Miller. Wolfe founded and built groSolar into a national residential and commercial solar EPC company. After selling the residential business to SolarCity and setting groSolar on a firm path forward focused on large commercial projects, he wanted a new challenge and transitioned himself to Non-Executive Chairman in mid 2012. Jeff is currently Division Chair of SEIA.


    Also joining the show is PDA Radio Executive Producer Andrea Miller. On Friday through Sunday PDAction will host a conference called Building an Inclusive Climate Movement to Build Community Power in Washington, at the David A. Clarke School of Law.


    Dr. Gabriela Lemus is currently President and Executive Director of Progressive Congress.


    Joel Segal is the former senior legislative aide for Rep. John Conyers.

  • 01:01

    Action Driven Woman

    in Women

    If there's one thing that helps you to experience positive results, it is pure and simple ACTION!  As a business woman, it's important that you stay focused, know the results you want and be willing to take action to make it happen. 


    Join Host and Business Success Coach, Trina Newby as she shares ways to take action on your dreams and goals!

  • 01:03

    Climate Action with Russell Greene

    in Politics Progressive

    Host Russell Greene welcomes leaders, experts, and activists working and organizing to halt climate change, protect the environment, promote green and sustainable energy and businesses, and more! 


    Russell is joined by journalist Robert Hunziker to discuss Hunziker’s recent articles on the divestment movement, drought and the surging carbon free movement in Maryland. Additionally Zackaria Kronemer and Nabib Hasan, two of the co-founders of Divest UMW (University of Mary Washingtion) will join and talk about what is happening on their campus and on campuses across the US.

  • 02:00

    Freak out Thrusday

    in Entertainment

    I hope the freaks are ready to come out tonight. We are going to just have some fun tonight with some freaky questions and let the chips fall where they may. So tune in from 7pm to 9pm central time wait let me get my note pad for this one 

  • 01:03

    Climate Action with Russell Greene

    in Politics Progressive

    Join Russell and journalist Robert Hunziker to discuss Hunziker’s recent articles on the divestment movement, drought and the surging carbon free movement. Russell will also interview students working on the carbon divestiture campaign. 


    Robert Hunziker (MA, economic history, DePaul University) is a freelance writer and environmental journalist whose articles have been translated into foreign languages and appeared in over 50 journals, magazines, and sites worldwide, like Z Magazine, European Project on Ocean Acidification, Ecosocialism Canada, Climate Himalaya, Counterpunch, Dissident Voice, Comite Valmy, and UK Progressive. He has been interviewed about climate change on Pacifica Radio, KPFK, FM90.7, Indymedia On Air, and the World View Show/UK, as well as Thom Hartmann's Big Picture, and Norman B's Life Elsewhere, 88.5 WMNF and others. Twitter: Robert_Hunziker


    Read Robert's latest articles from Counterpunch


    http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/04/14/natures-global-warming-fix/#.VS0X8TsmEsk.gmail


    http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/04/10/drought-death-by-a-thousands-cuts/#.VSgHU_0ZW0M.gmail


     


    Zakaria Kronemer is a graduating senior at the University of Mary Washington studying philosophy. He cofounded divestUMW in 2013 and is the cofounder of the Virginia Student Environmental Coalition, an organization working to empower and activate students from campuses across the state to fight for climate justice in Virginia.

     

  • 00:59

    Take Action Get Profits Radio

    in Business

    Take Action Get Profits Radio with Michele Scism and her guest Lunden De'Leon La and Paul Cronin:


    Lunden De'Leon Lawes - Best known for her role as Joanne Mbutu on the hit television series "Vital Signs", please consider actress Lunden De'Leon as a guest on your show. Lunden recently starred in the award winning television drama "Somebody's Child" alongside Emmy Award Nominee Lynn Whitfield. She also co-starred in the hit comedy "We're the Millers" with Jennifer Aniston (Friends), Jason Sudeikis (Horrible Bosses) and Ed Helms (The Hangover). You can also catch her starring in the television movie "12 Dog Days Till Christmas" portraying the wife of Reginald VelJohnson (Family Matters, Die Hard, Real Husbands of Hollywood). Below is a scene from the television series Vital Signs.


    Paul Cronin brings over 25 years of professional experience in sales, management, consulting and entrepreneurship to STPI. In 2009 he began working with STPI’s founder, Jack Beauregard, and has been an integral part of transforming the small consultancy company into a leading firm in Transition Planning for Baby Boomers. Paul’s background includes being part of the team that grew Eden Toys, a small NY-based toy manufacturer, into a $90 million company serving thousands of US retailers including TJX, Macy’s and Nordstrom. Paul was the owner of PFC Resources, a business acceleration consulting company focused on helping business owners expand new into new markets as well as a partner in two other consulting firms. Paul has participated in growing established and start-up businesses, having sold his most recent company in 2008.

  • 01:00

    Take Action Get Profits - Empowerment in Business

    in Business

    Take Action Get Profits with Michel Scism with Her Guest Mary Bicknell:


    Mary Bicknell is the Owner and CEO of See The Signs LLC, a business which provides personal and professional advice to women. She is the author of How to Have a Better Love Life, 21 Secrets to Get You Started and the creator of THE BIG, BOLD LIFE & BIZ PLAN. A speaker, a blogger, a coach, Mary has been featured in publications both online and off.


    For the past 25 years, Mary has dedicated her professional life to empowering women. Based in Portland, Oregon, Mary supports and mentors women across the globe to use her system to embrace their personal evolution in life and biz.  She is a trained cognitive behaviorist with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Social Work as well as a Certified Transformational Coach who specializes in neuro-linguistic programming.


    Due to her vast experience, Mary is uniquely suited to help women find their place in today’s complicated world.  As a licensed psychotherapist, Mary helped countess women in a private practice setting, worked at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore Maryland, and served at the State Capitol of Oklahoma as a Statistical Policy Analyst.  She has lobbied politicians to recognize women’s rights and participated in marches on the National Mall in Washington DC. Before starting her company in 2012, Mary was a highly successful entrepreneur for one of the largest direct sales companies world wide. As one of the top 2% in the company, she was instrumental in training the sales force.

  • 00:31

    Black Geek Movie Talk: Chappie

    in Movies

    This week we review "Chappie" directed by Neill Blomkamp starring Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver and Sharlto Copley. Part RoboCop, part Short Circuit, tune in today to find out if its worth your $14 or if you should wait for iTunes.


    From imdb:


    In the near future, crime is patrolled by an oppressive mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.