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  • 02:09

    When does collecting become a burden in life - 3/2/2015

    in Hobbies

    Tonight we will explore the topic of when does collecting become a burden rather than a joy.  A post on Facebook a few weeks ago brought this topic to mind.  A person was becoming burdened by collecting all of the ponys and that it was becoming a financial and space burden to her.  We will discuss this type and other types on MLP Talk we get serious.


     


    Also join us for our wacky conversations.


    Please note that we maybe late in starting our topic due to issues beyond our control.  If co-hosts are not yet at their computers or we get distracted please bare with us.  We are not always perfect.  PONY HUGS.


    Also if we continue to be off topic we will change the topic of the show to reflect that.  Also we don't take random callers due to the issues we have had with random people in the chat rooms.  We keep this a family friendly show and want to keep it that way.

  • 02:01

    Collecting Evidence

    in Paranormal

    What is the Best way to collect Evidence when out in the field? Is there a right and a wromg way to go about it ? Why has so many researchers left out the basic do's and don't's? Can evidence be contaminated just by touching it or breathing on it? Can evidence be Faked or Hoaxed and How can you tell when it has? Tune in tonight as we discuss the Do's and Don't of Collecting Evidence.

  • 02:06

    Wild Collecting With Brian Perkins

    in Hobbies

    Join us with Mr Brian Perkins of Wild Peru as we take a look at collecting wild fish for the home aquarium.


    Topics to be covered include but are not limited to;



    equipment
    transportation of fish
    legality
    feeding freshly caught wild fish
    tips & tricks
    Do's and Don'ts

  • 02:05

    GEEK AVE PRESENTS STEVE'S VIDEO STORE A LAST HURAH ON BLOGTALK, COLLECTING!

    in Pop Culture

    For my last dance on blogtalk before the big movie i am going to talk about the monkey on all ours backs, COLLECTING! from books to music to posters to figures us geeks love our baubles and trophies.

  • 00:40

    SHF Radio: Collecting BSA Cancer Awareness Patches

    in Hobbies

    Justin Carlisle began collecting Boy Scout cancer awareness patches about the time that his Order of the Arrow chapter issued a patch to help raise funds for the local chapter of the Susan G. Komen Foundation in Greenville, SC.  Soon he discovered that several OA lodges had produced memorabilia to help find a cure for cancer and he was hooked.  With his own father falling a victim to cancer he decided to write a reference guide for others Scouting memorabilia collectors who were interested in this niche.  Teaming up with Brett Estrade who runs Patchtrends.com he put together a guide that has all known issues including pricing data.  In this episode of the Scouting Hot Finds Radio Justin and Brett share the story of this new collectors guide.  For other Scouting memorabilia collectors who have notions of writing a similar collecting resource guide Brett Estrade is willing to partner with them by offering his database of prices realized from the Boy Scout category of eBay.  At the time of this episode that catalog holds over 2 million price points. cancerguide.patchtrends.com

  • 00:34

    SHF Radio: Collecting Roadblock - the BSA's Project S.O.A.R.

    in Hobbies

    http://www.santeeswapper.com Ted Thompson was like many Boy Scout memorabilia collectors when he ran up against a collecting roadblock about five years ago.  His main interest was council shoulder strips but when he got down to a final list of the twenty-five toughies he had to come up with something new to pursue to keep his passion for the hobby going.  He remembered the words of his camp counselor, "if you ever get any Project S.O.A.R. patches pick them up for me."  Before long he had all the national issue items and was on to digging through trade-o-ree bins for council and district issued event patches with a S.O.A.R. theme.  The program was first introduced by the Boy Scouts of America in the early 1970s and stands for Save Our American Resources.  Listen in tonight for my take on side collections and hear Ted's story on how he got into a fun and inexpensive collection that might be unusual for some.  What interesting side collections do you have? Send me an email and maybe we can get you on the air too!

  • Graphic Policy Radio with Guest Matt Bors

    in Pop Culture

    This Monday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio with a brand new guest, Matt Bors!


    Bors is an editorial cartoonist and editor of The Nib and was working at Medium running it since 2013. In 2012 he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and became the first alt-weekly cartoonist to win the Herblock Prize for Excellence in Cartooning. Currently he's running a Kickstarter to collecting some of the best political cartoons, comics journalism, non-fiction and humor.


    Eat More Comics packs more than 300 pages featuring dozens of the best cartoonists to ever toon a toon. I mean, it's going to be a large book.


    We're going to talk to him about the Kickstarter, The Nib, and more!


    We also want to hear from you. Tweet us your questions @graphicpolicy.

  • 00:32

    HUD Grant Writing and Capacity Building Training with Melani Douglass

    in Culture

    Melani N. Douglass is the Community Engagement Manager for Everyman Theatre - host of the Capacity Building Workshop presented by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. She was introduced to Everyman Theatre during her tenure as an Urban Arts Leadership Fellow while obtaining her MFA in Curatorial Practice from the Maryland Institute and College of Art. Douglass is also the founder of the Family Arts Museum - a nomadic, non-collecting institution that focuses on family as fine art, home as curated space and community as gallery. Her exhibition, Love on the Line: Stories of  a Baltimore Worth Living For was name as Best Pop-Up for Baltimore Magazine's 2015 Best of Baltimore list. 


    HUD Grant Writing and Capacity Building Training Wed, August 5, 2015


    http://www.hud.gov/emarc/index.cfm?fuseaction=emar.registerEvent&eventId=2518&update=N


    Melani N. Douglass
    Urban Arts Leadership Program Fellow
    Education Department
    Everyman Theatre
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    443.615.7055 x7133
    www.everymantheatre.org


     

  • The Friday FARcast: Reclaiming Your Privacy (And Sovereignty) With the Librem

    in Computers

    Ever since Edward Snowden exposed what many people suspected with the NSA and it's unchecked and blatant look into our personal lives, collecting data for "security reasons" people around the world have been looking for more secure and private ways of sharing data and info with one another.  Instead of finding a network or a partner in the business of encyrption, why not build a computer that would assist in the process of keeping the user private?  Enter Todd Weaver, founder and CEO of Purism. 


    Todd has been a free software advocate since 1994 and has been a successful entrepreneur with a deep background in open source technology including creating significant innovations in internet video delivery that enabled the first online cable TV company.


    The Librem is the first laptop designed to protect your freedom, privacy and security.


    Please join me as we find out more about this important development in person computing and the man behind it.


    Todd and Purism are also in the final stages of crowdfunding for the Librem.  Please join in and co-create a historical moment with Todd and Librem.


    http://www.crowdsupply.com/purism


     

  • 00:34

    Reclaim Your Happiness - Sacred Chantress Sirgun Kaur

    in Self Help

    Sirgun Kaur is an Arizona-based sacred chantress who is also an avid blogger and Kundalini Yoga instructor. There has never been any question in Sirgun Kaur's mind what she should do "when she grew up." From collecting nursery rhymes as an infant, to sharing her adolescent woes with a sympathetic piano, or touring the United States as a singer-songwriter in her early 20s, music has always been an anchor in Sirgun's life. It was not until she discovered Kundalini Yoga, chanting, and mantra, however, that she understood the transformative and healing potential of music. In a word: magical! Since then, Sirgun has released four albums of sacred chants: Reclaim Your Happiness, Dayaal, The Cosmic Gift, and The Music Within.


    Her latest album, Reclaim Your Happiness, was released through Spirit Voyage as part of their Meditations for Transformation series.  Sirgun says that her childhood of constant travel, living as an expat in France, has taught her abundant gratitude for her voice. Her voice has received international recognition at White Tantric Yoga events, where her song "Bliss" was selected as the soundtrack to the KRI promotional DVD "Facets of the Master," played at each break.  Visit http://sirgunkaur.blogspot.com and http://sirgunkaur.com


    Get the Off the Grid Into the Heart CD by Sister Jenna.  Like America Meditating on FB & follow us on Twitter.

  • 01:02

    Metalsmith Benchtalk Past Favorites with Robert Liu, Editor of Ornament Mag.

    in Art

    This Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 3 p.m. PST on MetalSmith BenchTalk, we will be re-airing one of our favorite past episodes with guest Robert Liu, Editor Ornament Magazine. 


     


    About Robert: Robert Kung Shan Liu was born in Rome in 1938 and immigrated to the US from China after World War II with his mother and 4 siblings. Trained as an ethologist and ichthyologist, the Dr. Liu received his Ph.D. from the UCLA where he worked on experimental gerontology and immunology in the Dept. of Pathology, School of Medicine until 1975. Founder of the magazine "The Bead Journal" in 1974, Dr. Liu and his wife Carolyn L.E. Benesh are publishers and coeditors of its successor, "Ornament" since 1978. 


     


    Self-trained as a jeweler and photographer, he has written extensively on ancient, ethnic and contemporary personal adornment, as well as gerontology, ichthyology (Ichthyology [from Greek] is the branch of zoology devoted to the study of fish), animal behavior, military technology, and construction equipment. Liu started collecting and researching beads in 1972, in addition to designing jewelry that incorporated beads and other artifacts. In 1995 Dr. Liu wrote/published what is considered to be the most thorough resource on beads "Collectible Beads: A Universal Aesthetic". Check out his book on Amazon: http://bit.ly/7ORn5L.


     


    For additional information on Robert, see: http://www.ornamentmagazine.com/.