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  • 01:02

    Andre Cooke: 6 Keys to Professional Happiness 9:15 PM/ 10 PM Adult Dialogue

    in Lifestyle

    Andre Cooke is a graduate of the University of Alabama. With over a decade of leadership experience, he has been acknowledged for building strong management teams, championing change, and motivating leadership and employees. 

    Currently Andre lives between Atlanta, Georgia and Birmingham, Alabama. He is an active mentor and philanthropist who lives life to the fullest. He created 6 Keys to Professional Happiness: Creating Balance in Fulfillment Within your Career to provide working professionals with the tools needed to transition to a happier lifestyle, as it relates to their career. This is vital for everyone; whether you are happy within your career or looking to do something different. 

    Through his own personal experiences, he understands and expresses that we can all be fulfilled more. This guide shows you how to be all that you can be within your career in your personal life simultaneously.

  • 01:01

    Andre Controversa Presents: Recommended Books for Summer Reading

    in Politics Conservative

    Tonight on the Andre Controversa show, we will be departing from our usual political fare to engage in a very literary conversation.
    Joining us tonight is Dr. David Whalen, provost and professor of English at Hillsdale College.

    Dr. Whalen will be sharing a list of recommended books for a summer reading list, including works by Annie Dillard, Hillarie Belloc, and John henry Newman.

    And if you want to chime in and talk about your favorite books, please feel free to call in at 914-803-4350.
    I trust that it will be much more interesting than anything you hear on National Pretentious Radio, otherwise known as NPR.

    Please tune in at www.blogtalkradio.com/andrecontroversa, at 9-00 p.m. Ct, for a lively and stimulating intellectual dialogue.

    Academically yours,

    Andre Controversa


  • 01:10

    Verbal Submission 207: Andre Harrison, Dez Green

    in Sports

    Join us for the 207th edition of The Verbal Submission as hosts Brian Hemminger, Gerry Rodriguez and Richard Perry discuss the latest happenings in the world of mixed martial arts. We'll be talking this past weekend's Bellator 141 event and much, much more.

    Our special guests will be Titan FC 35 fighters Andre Harrison and Dez Green, who are battling this upcoming September. 

  • 02:01

    Andre Controversa Presents: Same Sex Marriage: Did SCOTUS Overreach?

    in Politics Conservative


    This is Andre Traversa, host of the Andre Controversa show at www.blogtalkradio.com/andrecontroversa, also linked at www.libertarianrepublican.net.

    Tonight's topic will be the SCOTUS same sex marriage ruling, with four guests weighing in on the issue.

    As usual, conservatives were more willing to go on the air than liberals, but I did manage to get one moderate/liberal voice to join our panel discussion.

    His name is Christopher Hale, and he is with Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good.

    They have what they call a more "nuanced," approach to the ruling.

    Also joining us is Travis Webber, religious freedom specialist at the Family Research Council, who will share his concerns about the ruling's potential impact on religious liberty.

    The legal angle will come from Ken Connelly, legal counsel with the Alliance Defending Freedom.

    And last but not least, we will be jointed by the brilliant economics professor Jennifer Roback Morse, founder of the Ruth Institute, who will make her case for a libertarian defense of heterosexual marriage.

    The show begins at 9-00 p.m. CT, and we're set up to run for two hours; but we may end the show early; I just don't want to be cut off the air right after the first 60 minutes.

    I may add a few surprise guests at the last minute as well.

    Please feel free to call in at 914-803-4350, and tune in at 9-00 p.m. Ct for another exercise in Controversa controversy.

    Talk to you later,


  • 00:32

    Andre Taelor Up Close and Personal

    in Music

    Andre Taelor Up Close and Personal

  • 02:01

    Andre Controversa Presents: Patents, Gun Control and the 2016 Presidential Race

    in Politics Conservative

    Heads up; we have a jam-packed show tonight, two hours of lively discussion, political commentary, and plenty of controversy.

    Our show begins tonight at 9-00 p.m. Ct, with Congressman Dana Rohrabacher.
    Congressman Rohrabacher will be discussing his opposition to patent reform legislation. Apparently meant to combat patent trolls, especially in the software industry, this legislation reaches farther and affects legitimate inventors as well. The congressman will be with us for 15 minutes.

    Then, at 9-15, we will be joined by Ken Blanchard, a former marine and former pastor currently looking for a church. An African-American, Ken is author of Black Man with a Gun, and host of a podcast with the same title.
    We will be discussing the Biblical justification for arming church members, as well as the historic roots of sympathy for gun control in the black community. This segment will carry for the show for the rest of the hour.

    Our second hour will consist of a panel of social conservatives. The topic for discussion will be the 2016 presidential race. All three of our panelists recently attended the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference, where the major GOP candidates gave speeches.

    Our panelists are: Teri Johannsson, Florida director for Concerned Women For America
    Peter  Jedick, author of How Democrats Bankrupted America: Who Did It and How to Fix It.

    And our third panelist is  Colorado State Rep Gordon Klingenschmitt, former Navy chaplain and author of THE DEMONS OF BARACK H. OBAMA.

    These topics are all ripe for discussion, so please feel free to call in at 914-803-4350.
    Tune in tonight at 9-00 Ct for two hours of lively intellectual stimulation.
    Yours truly,

    Andre Controversa

  • 01:45

    Legacy of 1804 with Artist Andre Juste #LOF1804 #Haiti

    in Art

    Guest host and artist Andre Juste was supposed to welcome Dr. Philippe Lerebours to discuss his life and legacy as an art historian but Dr. Lerebours was ill and will join us instead on October 23rd.

    Instead Alice Backer interviewed Mr. Juste on recent shows of Haitian art in Paris, France: Haiti: Deux Siècles de Création Artistique at the Grand Palais and Hervé Télémaque at the Centre Pompidou. See the live tweet recap below.

    Details and show wrap-up at http://www.kiskeacity.com/2015/09/legacy-of-1804-with-dr-philippe.html.

  • 02:00

    Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto Preview with Matthew Swain

    in Sports

    The moment almost none of us have been waiting for is here. Floyd Mayweather fights Andre Berto this weekend on Pay-Per-View, for way too much money, under the guise that this will be his final bout. As you can see, we're really excited about the prospect of paying $75 to watch Floyd fight a guy who lost to Jesus Soto Karass and Victor Ortiz. At least the undercard (Badou Jack vs George Groves, Roman Martinez vs Orlando Salido II, Ishe Smith vs Vanes Martirosyan) isn't laughable.

    Earlier Saturday on NBC, Peter Quillin fights a guy named Michael Zerafa (just go look on the internet yourself, trust us), and Cornelius Bundrage fights for the first time in about a year against Jermall Charlo.

    Austin Trout fights tonight (Tues) on FoxSports 1, but on Friday light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson continues to face sub-par opposition when he defends against Tommy Karpency on Spike, from Premier Boxing Champions. Talented welterweight Errol Spence Jr. fights in the co-feature.

    On CBS last Sunday from PBC, Anthony Dirrell won a ho hum decision over Marco Antonio Rubio, and in the co-feature Jamie McDonnell again defeated Tomoki Kameda by controversial decision.

    It's been a mediocre year, as you all know. But there's news about Scott Quigg and Nonito Donaire being nearly finalized, some pointing and laughing to do about upcoming cards... And joining James Foley of Bad Left Hook and The Fight City's Patrick Connor once again this week is Matthew Swain of The Queensberry Rules.

    Thanks for tuning in!

    (Photos: Lucas Noonan/PBC)

  • 01:01

    Andre Controversa Presents: The Trans-Pacific Partnership

    in Politics Conservative

    we have an exciting show tonight; only an hour long but with an excellent

    Tonight we will be joined by Rick Manning, president of Americans for
    Limited Government.

    Our discussion will focus on the Trans-Pacific partnership, as well as
    the effort to   give Obama fast-track trade promotion authority.

    Both of these proposals are collectively known as Obama trade.
    We will be discussing the emerging Right-Left alliance opposing this
    multilateral monstrosity, and why those supporting limited government
    should support limiting presidential power, even in the area of so-called
    "free trade."

    Please tune in to the Andre Controversa show at
    www.blogtalkradio.com/andrecontroversa, starting at 9-00 p.m. CT.
    Our call-in number is 914-803-4350.

    Looking forward to a great show.


  • 01:00

    Andre Controversa Presents: Iowa Politics and the 2016 Presidential Election

    in Politics Conservative


    Tonight’s show will feature Dr. Sam Clovis.

    Sam is an economics professor at Morningside College in Sioux City Iowa, as well as a former GOP Senate candidate and grassroots political activist.

    Given Iowa’s prominent role in presidential politics, we will be discussing the 2016 race, as it looks on the ground in that pivotal state.

    We will be raising key questions such as, who is currently the most viable candidate in the race, and, do conservatives and libertarians have a place at the table?

    Which candidate can build the most viable coalition that will appeal to multiple GOP factions, without kowtowing to the Establishment?

    We may also have another guest on at 10-00 p.m. CST discussing gay conversion therapy, but that remains to be seen.

    As for now, please tune in at 9-00 p.m. CST for a lively discussion with grassroots activist and political observer Sam Clovis.

    Our show airs at www.blogtalkradio.com/andrecontroversa, and our call-in number is 914-803-4350.

    See ya then.

    Andre Controversa Traversa

  • 00:53

    Andre Controversa Presents: Ferguson, The Truth

    in Politics Conservative

    Stay tuned for another addition of the Andre Controversa show.

    Tonight's show again will only be an hour. Starting at 9-0 p.m Ct, we will be joined by Phelim McAleer, documentary film producer who has created a play about the tragedy in Ferguson
    Missouri. Simply tied Ferguson, The Play, the script relies on grand jury testimony 
    for a revealing look at wht actually happened that fateful day.
    Phelim will be on with us for 15 minutes.

    Then, after 15 minutes of me and Jim talking trivia, we will be joined at 9-30 by Terry Holcomb, executive director of Texas Carry, about passing a bill in texas to allow open carrying of firearms.

    That will take us to the end of the show.

    Please tune in at www.blogtalkradio.com/andrecontroversa at 9-00 ct, or
    call in at 914-803-4350.

    See you then.

    Andre Traversa, partner, Epic Quest Media
    phone, 773-774-1583.
    email, prodigal70@xnet.com