• 01:01

    A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life - Allyson Hobbs

    in History

    A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life, published by Harvard University Press, examines the phenomenon of racial passing in the United States from the late eighteenth century to the present.


    Allyson Hobbs is an assistant professor in the history department at Stanford.  She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard and she received a Ph.D. with distinction from the University of Chicago.  She has received fellowships from the Ford Foundation, the Clayman Institute for Gender Research, and the Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity at Stanford.  Allyson teaches courses on American identity, African American history, African American women’s history, and twentieth century American history. She has won numerous teaching awards including the Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Prize.  She has appeared on C-Span and National Public Radio and her work has been featured on cnn.com and slate.com.  


     

  • 00:18

    Authors Melanie Klein and Anna Guest-Jelley stop by #ConversationsLIVE

    in Motivation

    Host Cyrus Webb welcomes authors Melanie Klein and Anna Guest-Jelley to #ConversationsLIVE to discuss their fascinating new book YOGA AND BODY IMAGE.

  • 01:01

    Lit Ish Live w/ Thomas Long & Allyson Deese

    in Books

    Get to know authors Thomas Long and Allyson Deese BEYOND their pen! Lit 'Ish uncovers some interesting facts about the authors while tapping into their creative spirit. Listen in as we discuss  the Lit 'Ish topic of the week and present 2 lucky listeners with our Listener of the Week Award. Lit 'Ish is NOT your typical Literary show! Quick, simple, and entertaining. You won't want to miss this!

  • 00:27

    Sonia Luna Interviews Allyson Bouldon

    in Business

    Allyson Bouldon is Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at Chiquita Brands International. Chiquita is a leading international marketer and distributor of high-quality fresh food products including Chiquita® bananas and Fresh Express® salads, with over 21,000 employees on 6 continents. Prior to joining Chiquita, Allyson was Assistant General Counsel, Labor and Compliance for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company and also served as Vice President and General Counsel of Tegrant Corporation.  She is a graduate of The Law School at the University of Chicago and Dartmouth College. Ms. Bouldon is Past President of the Association of Corporate Counsel, Chicago Chapter, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an author, and speaker.   She will be a presenter at the Compliance & Ethics Institute Conference in Chicago, Sept. 14th-17th.  Her workshop is entitled: Don’t Let Culture Happen to You:  Understanding and Leveraging Your Culture for Ethics & Compliance Effectiveness. 

  • 00:55

    Allen Klein on 'What is Life' and 'Why are We Here'

    in Current Events

    Allen Klein, author of Having the Time of Your Life:  Little Lessons to Live By will be with us today to share his spark and humor on discussing many reasons people answer to  'What is Life' in so many glorious ways.  Allen has 500 quotes to help us think about using few words to define something that has taken millions of years to answer but who does have the answers to 'why are we here'.


    Are you searching for the answer so that you can check that off your bucket list?  Are you asking everyone you meet what their answer is so you can compare it to your deepest darkest thoughts which you will probably never share in this lifetime?  Does love, life, and our journey ever really have a definition?  Perhaps that is why so many are always searching and never feeling fullfilled.  Maybe, just maybe, there is no answer, this is an experience in loving and learning, ahh. 


    For more information about Allen and to purchase his book visit:  www.allenklein.com

  • 00:21

    Bestselling author Allen Klein returns to Conversations LIVE

    in Motivation

    Host Cyrus Webb welcomes back bestselling author Allen Klein to Conversations LIVE to discuss his newest book HAVING THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE.

  • 00:17

    The Vampire Valkyrie

    in Books

    Pete reads from the first chapter in his book, The Vampire Valkyrie.


    The vampire novel "The Vampire Valkyrie" takes off where "The Dancing Valkyrie" concluded and resumes the tale of a young female vampire who just may be the most dangerous vampire in vampire fiction to date.
    A vampire like no other, "The Vampire Valkyrie" continues the tale of the vampire Mary Hoffman, aka Erica, the Dancing Valkyrie, who fights to protect her erotic dance club and her girls from mobsters who want to control her and her club - or kill her if she resists.
    A Schenectady City Councilwoman wants to pass legislation to close down or strictly limit the operation of adult businesses, an a upstate crime boss wants control of Mary and her club and a New York City crime family seeks to discredit the upstate crime boss through Mary and her club. Many people die, both the innocent and the guilty, as a result of Mary's determination to save herself, her girls and her club, while wondering if she should stop being involved with humans and just kill all who infringe upon her freedom as a vampire.
    Allbooks Review (www.allbookreviews.com) reviewer Bob Medak says, "Mary might be an avenging angel from God; or she might be something else. Follow the story of Mary as she comes to terms with being a vampire and her role in the life of humans and vampires that walk among us in this tail, while appearing as much human as any other human. I would recommend this book as a good read, especially for those that read vampire stories. You will be pleasantly surprised by Mary and her friends. This is an above average book and should be on your reading list. If eroticism is not to your liking, there may be parts of this story that are not for you."
    ISBN10: 1452877793 and ISBN13: 9781452877792
     


     

  • 00:15

    And God Created Vampires Pete reads from first chapters

    in Books

    Imagine if you will that everything you thought you knew about vampires is largely a ruse created by vampires to hide their true identity and nature from humans.
    What if their true nature was that of natural creatures of skin, flesh and bone, and not some undead demon but is rather the top predator created by God?
    Starting with the novel AThe Dancing Valkyrie,@ continuing with the AVampire Valkyrie@ and now with AAnd God Created Vampires@ their true and often human like nature continues in the story of Mary Hoffman, aka Erica, who first became a vampire in AThe Dancing Valkyrie@ when seduced by a beautiful female vampire of the 1400's while on a hike in the remote Adirondack woods of northern New York State.
    Enter the world of Mary the vampire where sex is the tool she often uses to seduce her prey and obtain the blood she needs. This is a world of violence and sex unrestrained by human morality. Yet it is also a world of love and responsibility towards both the vampires and humans Mary comes to love as she finds herself entangled with humans she tries to protect from the mob, the FBI, CIA and vampires who want her dead.


     

  • 00:51

    Intel Chip Chat Live from OpenStack Paris Summit 2014

    in Technology

    Join host Allyson Klein as she broadcasts live from the OpenStack Summit in Paris. Allyson will be talking technology and the data center with special guests and announcements from the Summit. 

  • 01:01

    Special Guest "Jollyologist" Allen Klein!

    in Self Help

    Yes, you read that right. Tonight's guest is an official "Jollyologist", a man who has dedicated his life to happiness: finding it, nurturing it, and living it. I'm talking about prolific author Allen Klein, who has just published a book entitled Having the Time of Your Life: Little Lessons to Live By. Allen has collected 500 inspiring and uplifting quotations on the subject of life, from Oprah Winfrey to Lena Horne to Abraham Lincoln. I'll be talking to him about happiness--how can we be happier every day of the year? How can one simple quotation change someone's life? And what makes Allen so darn jolly? This promises to be a fun interview!

  • 01:00

    Intel Chip Chat LIVE from OpenStack Paris Summit 2014 - Day 2

    in Technology

    Host Allyson Klein welcomes special guests from the OpenStack Summit in Paris. Day Two promises more exciting announcements emerging from the Summit.

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