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    Daniel Genis -- out of the slammer and headed for fame.

    in Books

    NYU graduiate and publishing wunderkind Daniel Genis had a bright future behind him when they carted him off to prison for serial mugging and consisten stupidity. Hey, he became addicted to Heroin -- that famed wonder drug originally promoted as a non-habit forming treatment for cough and diareah now known as exceptionally addicting -- but you don't caugh, and you can't poop no matter how hard you try.  


    A devout athiest who doesn't keep Kosher, Daniel is now ruling the universe of expert commentary. When ever the media wants 60 seconds of authoratative, concise insights from a devout athiest who doesn't keep kosher, who do you think they call?  Guess again. They call Daniel Genis


    When a German magazine wants to kiss and make up for all that stuff on the History Channel, who do they have write their cover story? No, wrong again -- it's Daniel Genis


    When legendary broadcaster and Edgar Award winning author Burl Barer wants to share time and space with a vastly amusing literary co-hort with a marked affinity for ITC television productions from the 1960's, who does he call? No, wrong again -- it's Daniel Genis.


    Listen now as Burl politely grills Daniel like a swordfish.  (Ed note: while this statement is grammatically incorrect, and should be written as "grills Daniel as if Daniel were a swordfish," the idiomatic humor is lost in the oppression of gramatical correctness)


     

  • 01:02

    John Talk Radio Saturday Night Music -o Rama June 13 2015

    in Music

    We played great Indie music , duh ...well what else kind is there ? Check it out , you will find it blatanly amusing. 

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  • 01:35

    Parent Unafraid Episode IV: Airwaves of Anarchy

    in Politics

    Tonight, Parent Unafraid moves to an even more "prime time" Prime Time timeslot. Be sure to tune in at 8:00pm Central to hear Jay Davis and co-host Jaycob Curran as they bring their brash, abrasive and often amusing perspectives on issues such as family rights, family advocacy, child welfare policies in the State of Nebraska and beyond. As most people know, Jay Davis has never backed down from a fight and now he finds himself in the biggest fight of his life.The fight - not only to save his children - but to help other families who are also fighting for survival against an omnipotent enemy. Jay Davis' philosophy is something along the lines of, "I never start a fight; I just end them," and he's bringing that attitude and fire to the masses on Parent Unafraid. 


    On tonight's episode, listeners can expect to hear more about where Parent Unafraid hopes to take their fight. Also, Unpaid Intern Ernie Chambers will pay another visit. With the earlier start time, Jay and Jaycob may also make a few calls in addition to the calls they hope to take from listeners. You'll also hear more audio (refined audio that you can understand!) taken from meetings with NFC and another installment of "Emails from Minardi and Company."

  • 00:35

    Amy Alkon & Dr. Verdolin: The Evolutionary Psychology Of Looking Sexy

    in Psychology

    It's "Science News You Can Use" radio, with Amy Alkon and Dr. Jennifer Verdolin.


    *"Best Of" replay (because Dr. Jenn is somewhere in the jungle for a few weeks).


    Join us tonight for a fun look at the science of attraction, and learn how to look hot to the people you want -- without becoming the indentured servant of some plastic surgeon until you’re 90.


    About the show: This is a very special every-other-Sunday-night show with science-based advice columnist and author Amy Alkon and animal behaviorist and author Dr. Jennifer Verdolin laying out science news you can use to solve your relationship problems or just improve your relationships and have a better life. 


    And don’t forget to buy our science-based and amusing books -- support our show while entertaining yourself and learning a thing or two to improve your life. Amy’s new book is "Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck" and Jennifer’s is "Wild Connection: What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us about Human Relationships."


    Listen to this show every Sun, 7-8 pm PT, 10-11 pm ET, at blogtalkradio.com/amyalkon or subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher.

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    #142 Dr. Monica Schaeffer - Easy and Fun Ways to Help Children Cope with Stress

    in Psychology

    Auntie Nellie's Magical Pockets is both an entertaining and educational story about a boy named Casey, whose amusing, helpful Aunt comes to visit for a week. Out of her amazingly deep, bottomless pockets, she pulls anti-stress gadgets. Using these gadgets, Casey learns to cope with six common, stressful childhood situations, including handling a major disappointment, getting teased, and learning a new skill. In the final chapter, Casey uses two of these gadgets, his Who-Can-I-Tell? Megaphone and his Save-the-Day Idea Bank, to help his friend the way Auntie Nellie helped him.


    As a bonus, Parent/Teacher Notes are included in each chapter. They provide the adult reader with the principles behind the gadgets, as well as additional tips for helping the child practice the new coping skills.


    Monica H. Schaeffer, Ph.D., is a health psychologist who has conducted research and led workshops on stress and decision-making and stress management. She has been published in a number of professional journals on the effects of environmental stress, commuter stress, and illness severity. After studying stress in adults, both acute and chronic, Dr. Schaeffer recognized that children could benefit from possessing a repertoire of coping techniques to prevent the harmful effects of stress. In fact, the stories and techniques included in this book began taking shape when her oldest daughter communicated that she was not satisfied with simply having bedtime stories read to her and would exclaim, "tell me a story from your mind." Currently Dr. Schaeffer is the president of the non-profit organization, VITAL, Inc. (www.vitalinc.org) and facilitates workshops on ethical wills/legacy letters. Her hobbies include photography, travel, and museum hopping.


     

  • 01:11

    The HyperSloth HappyHour Friday Freakout

    in Comedy

    Join us for a special Friday edition of The HyperSloth Happy Hour!

  • 01:35

    The HyperSloth Happy Hour

    in Comedy

    Join us for brilliance and genius likes of which you ain't never seen. Here's some of the rivetting topics we covered on this episode:


    David Letterman


    Bob Dylan


    Staff Infections


    Lawn Mowers


    Hipster Merkins


    Strippers with Hemerroids (no kidding...)

  • 01:42

    The HyperSloth Happy Hour Thursday Throwdown

    in Comedy

    Turn your shitty life around by listening to The HyperSloth Happy Hour! We solve all your problems in 60 minutes or less. Just call in with your most frustrating, heartbreaking, ball busting problem and we'll crack our noggins wide open and let the brilliance inside gush forth unto your soul like a cerebral money shot!


    Here are a few of the topics we obliterated with genius this episode:


    Why does MIDI never work?!


    Why don't printers ever work?!


    Do beavers really exist?


    Sheriff ZigZag deals out neighborhood justice.


    Rufus' dog VS chickens.


    And some quotables from the show include:


    "Don't buy your pants at Sam's."


    "You have a good looking set of man teeth!"


    "It will make you want to build a computer chip out of a beaver's tooth."
     

  • 00:40

    Amy Alkon & Dr. Verdolin: Sluts and Swingers of the Human and Animal Kingdom

    in Psychology

    Welcome to "Science News You Can Use" from Amy Alkon and Dr. Jennifer Verdolin.


    Welcome to a very special every-other-week show with science-based advice columnist and author Amy Alkon and animal behaviorist and author Dr. Jennifer Verdolin laying out science news you can use to solve your relationship problems or just improve your relationships and have a better life. 


    Join us tonight for an enlightening show laying out the science on casual sex and multiple partners, and how to manage in this sexual Wild West.


    And don’t forget to buy our science-based and amusing books -- support our show while entertaining yourself and learning a thing or two to improve your life. Amy’s new book is "Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck" and Jennifer’s is "Wild Connection: What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us about Human Relationships."


    Listen to this show every Sun, 7-7:30 pm PT, 10-10:30 pm ET, at blogtalkradio.com/amyalkon or subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher.