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  • 01:06

    The Nebraska Girl Lit Hour Guest Brendan Constantine

    in Poetry

    join Melissa F Alvarado as she talks to Brendan Constantine
    bout his new book Calamity Joe on redhen press
    Brendan Constantine was born in 1967, the second child of two working actors, and named after Irish playwright Brendan Behan. An ardent supporter of Southern California’s poetry communities and one of its most recognized poets, he has served as a teacher of poetry in local schools and colleges for the last eighteen years. In addition to this, he regularly brings poetry workshops to foster and eldercare centers. In 2002 Mr. Constantine was nominated for Poet Laureate of the state of California.

  • 01:01

    Through-lines - with Brendan Constantine and Rick Lupert

    in Poetry

    Listen to Brendan Constantine and Rick Lupert as they read from their new books "Calamity Joe" (Red Hen Press, March 2012) and "Death of a Mauve Bat" (Ain't Got No Press, January 2012) and discuss the concepts of the Novel in Verse, Independent publishing and shining light on the spectacle hidden in the mundane.
    Visit Brendan on the web here: http://www.BrendanConstantine.com/
    Visit Rick on the webhere:

  • 01:44

    MAKING A MURDERER-Michael Griesbach

    in Entertainment

    Netflix's documentary series Making a Murderer has captivated audiences everywhere, igniting controversy and fiery debate-especailly among true crime fans.

    Michael Griesbach, a Wisconsin D.A. helped have Steven Avery exonerated and released from prison after being wrongfully convicted and went on to write the definitive and briliant book about the case, The Innocent Killer. 

    Making a Murderer documentary writers and producers made a  strong case that Avery and co-accused nephew Brendan Dassey, convicted of the murder of Teresa Halbach, deserve another trial. 

    Michael and I will discuss Making a Murderer, the trial of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey and the murder of Teresa Halbach.  MAKING  A MURDERER-The Need For A Re-Trial?-Michael Griesbach 

  • 02:00

    Trump dominates in New Hampshire-Sanders clobbering Hillary-Viral Videos, & FBI

    in Politics

    Michael Daugherty-"Live from New Hampshire," Daugherty is a Senior Writer for Cyber Defense Magazine and author of The Devil Inside the Beltway: 

    Brendan Bordelon-The political reporter with National Review discusses Clinton's New Wall Street Headaches and the advantage it is giving one Bernie Sanders.

    Samantha Mills-The Good News Girl is back to report on the most popular viral videos from the internet.  

    Ed Klein-Hillary's Inner Circle Abedin, Mills, and Sullivan Called by FBI to Testify Under Oath?  Klein, author of "Unlikeable: The Problem with Hillary" explains.

    Neil Munro-Report: Marco Rubio Was Democrat Ally and Dupe in Amnesty Deal, Say Dem Aides reports Munro former White House correspondent for the Daily Caller and Washington DC political reporter for Breitbart.com.

    Maya Warren-LOVE IS IN THE AIR … AND IT SMELLS LIKE FUDGE TRUFFLE CHOCOLATE Irresistible chocolate delicacies abound this Valentine’s Day from Dr Ice Cream and Amazing Race Winner.

    Dr Katherine Brown-22 Million Displaced By Natural Disasters Yearly, How To Improve Recovery Efforts.  Dr Brown spent nearly eight years researching a long standing community that was uprooted by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and produced the documentary film "Still Waiting: Life After Katrina."  

    Horace Cooper-Discusses, People are calling for a Beyoncé boycott after her Super Bowl song sent a harsh message to the police.  Cooper is an adjunct fellow with the National Center for Public Policy Research, co-chairman of the Project 21 National Advisory Board and a legal commentator. 

  • 02:01

    THIS WEEK ON THAT NERD SHOW 2.0: The Best of Alan Rickman - Why Nerds Love Him!

    in Radio

    Join Marcus Blake, Brendan Smith, and guest Host Whiteney Moore today on That Nerd Show as we pay tribute to Alan Rickman.  We will look back at his career and discuss why nerds will always love him.  Listen to the show LIVE at 5pm cst @thatnerdshow.com

  • 00:32

    Lucifer 1x01 - Pilot Review

    in Film

    WARNING: SPOILERS/NSFW - DC on SCREEN #095 - Lucifer 1x01 - Pilot Review | Let's dive into the latest police procedural by FOX, a strangely watered-down adaptation of a Vertigo title by Neil Gaiman!  More important that the controversy of making the Morningstar into a sympathic do-gooder is the, ahem, burning question: Is the show any good?  Well, that's just what Dave and Jason get into in this episode!  Did FOX really make Lucifer into a good guy, or is he simply acting out of his own selfish desires?  Could there be a connection to Constantine? And what of Amenadiel and the on-coming war that will happen if Lucifer does not return to his post in Hell?

  • 01:11

    WIIM Radio: Pre All-Star Break Edition

    in Hockey

    Welcome to our latest edition of WIIM Radio. This week we had me, Graham, Jeff and Kyle on to talk about the Red Wings and all things NHL for you. Here's a rundown of what we got into.

    The week that was, including the PRO-cess of the Wings - Detroit won two and lost two since we last talked. Surprisingly, the two wins were the games we deemed "good" while the losses were "bad." I promise we say smarter stuff than that in the episode though.
    The defense - How bad is Jonathan Ericsson? How good is Brendan Smith? What's going on with the pairings? There's always a lot to talk about when it comes to Detroit's blue line.
    Petr Mrazek and the end of the tandem - Has Mrazek's relative lack of games compared to other starters hurt is Vezina chances? How badly? We look ahead and try to guess at how many more games Howard will get.
    Dylan Larkin and the All-Star game - With our lone representative being an excitable 19-year old, are we more excited about this ASG than we have been in years past? The answer is of course we are!
    Reader Questions - You guys made a mess of the mailbag and we cleaned up after you. You're welcome. Also Nick asked the worst question ever and we answered it so hard that it just kind of made everybody mad. Good job there.
    Final thoughts - Why start thinking at the end? We were on a roll.

    - - -

    For the prospects report, we kind of missed the cut for the episode, but don't worry, we're going to be releasing that soon for your listening pleasure!

    As always, WIIM Radio is rated R for saucy puppetry and mild fucking language. 

  • 02:01

    THIS WEEK ON THAT NERD SHOW 2.0: The Truth is Still Out There X-Files Special

    in Radio

    Join Marcus Blake and Brendan Smith and Guest Host Whitney Moore for the X-Files Special.   The truth is still out there and before the premiere of the new  X-Files Series we are talking about why we still love the X-Files and remembering how grreat the series really was.  Listen to our X-Files special at 5PM cst @thatnerdshow.com. 

  • 00:45

    God was created out of colonial imperial evil greed of Italian and European

    in Religion

    There was the anthropic human world before the Roman Empire. So who created the Christian God that was never heard of.  Christianity's climb to dominance was sparked by a single event - the conversion of Roman Emperor Constantine I. Constantine was embattled in a bitter civil war to retain the emperor’s throne. Before the decisive battle against his brother-in-law and chief rival in 312, he was said to have claimed to experience a vision where Christ appeared unto him, instructing him to place the sign of Christ on the banners carried by his troops. He did so, and his army proceeded to demolish that of his rival, securing his position as emperor. He credited the Christian God for the victory, and proceeded to give favor to Christianity over all other religions in the massive Empire.

    Almost overnight, Christianity was propelled to the status of global, theological powerhouse. Roman citizens and subjects converted in droves, as Christians were afforded special tax breaks and other amenities not available to any other religious affiliations. Despite its favored status, other religions were now outlawed by Constantine. It would not be until later in the 4th century (380), when Christianity would be named the official state religion of Rome, illegalizing all other models of worship. This would ensure the conversion of nearly everyone under Roman control, covering much of Europe, West Asia and North Africa. Failing to convert typically elicited deportation or execution.

  • 01:00

    Shriekfest Radio! Denise Gossett interviews director Vivian Lin!

    in Paranormal

    Vivian Lin is a Toronto-based director, producer and writer. Her short film And They Watched, a horror morality tale, is an Official Selection of Sitges International Film Festival, Shriekfest Film Festival, Holly Shorts Film Festival, Mile High Horror Film Festival, and more. It is a part of the film anthology Fun Size Horror: Volume 2. Her previous directing credits include Four Walls starring Nina Dobrev (Vampire Diaries) and Brendan Jeffers (Degrassi: TNG), and the comedy play The Mirror, which premiered at the Montreal Fringe Festival.

    In 2015, she was awarded Telefilm Canada’s New Voices Award for writing. Her half-hour television pilot 100 Blackouts was a Top 10 Finalist in Final Draft’s Big Break Screenplay Competition, and won the Bronze Prize in the Page International Screenplay Competition.

    She is currently co-producing the feature film Four One Nine, with Pierre Sarrazin and Suzette Couture, based on the Giller Prize-winning novel 419, by Will Ferguson, directed by Jeremy Podeswa (Game of Thrones).


  • 00:27

    #ConversationsLIVE discussion of the book ALL AMERICAN BOYS

    in Books

    Brotha Magazine Editor-In-Chief Charles Clark and Conversations LIVE host Cyrus Webb discuss the book ALL AMERICAN BOYS by authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely.

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