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  • 01:59

    At Eye Level - As the Tryptophan Fades

    in Comedy

    Well, we've survived yet another Thanksgiving. The turkey has finally been picked clean and the mashed potatoes are all but gone. We've finished cleaning the kitchen and the visiting relatives have all gone home... unless you're one if the 578,424 people experiencing homelessness on any given night in the United States. Did you know that of that number, 216,197 are people in families, 362,163 are individuals and about 9 percent of homeless people- 49,933 - are veterans.

    Hey, come on, that's depressing, right? You don't want to talk about that, do you? You just camped out in front of Best Buy and Walmart so you could buy your kid the new Star Wars game and a 62 inch curved screen TV to play it on. It doesn't matter that, according to a US Department of Education 2013 census report, one in every 30 children in the US is homeless. It's their fault, right? They made too many bad decisions and got hooked on drugs and can't be bothered to get a job and work for a living. Get off my lawn!

    So, yes. We're going to, yet again, beat you over the head with the guilt stick and hold you to your word. You said you wanted to help Americans first, right? We've got some guests lined up who will share their stories with us and we invite you to do the same. We promise we won't get too depressing. This is a comedy podcast after all.

  • 01:01

    Kathy Porter: Escape from Nuur

    in Entertainment

    Kathy Porter returns to the show to talk book 2 in her series: Escape From Nuur!

    Call 323-657-1493 to ask questions and join the fun!

    Buy Kathy's books on Amazon here!

    Kathy Porter grew up in Endicott, New York, the birthplace of IBM and only a short distance from where one of her favorite TV series creators, Rod Serling, was raised. Kathy's lifelong interest in science fiction ignited when her father, a science teacher, showed her craters on the moon and taught her about the constellations. She grew up watching science fiction movies and TV shows. Ray Bradbury's Martian Chronicles was her first delve into a science fiction novel, and she has been hooked ever since.

    "I think I was born telling stories," Kathy explained during a recent interview. "As second to the oldest of seven children, the girls all slept in one bedroom. I loved making up bedtime stories with an eerie edge to frighten my sisters: tales about fairies, leprechauns, and aliens."


  • 00:31

    Christ Ignored, but Gifts Revered

    in Spirituality


    Are you compulsively diving off the cliff that your credit card has created for you? Are you hooked by the subliminal buying fever permeating the airwaves of your life with the "I want to shop, don't stop me" mantra? Is this compelling mantra pushing through your psyche and making you open you wallet again and again for your illusory golden-egg credit card?

    Are any of your relationships suffering over gifting expectations that are silently conflicted by the ensuing debt that will follow? If so, you are not alone. 

    You may be silently bearing this burden in your heart as something "no nice person" would be feeling. But that feeling is marketing with its emotional blackmail being expertly aimed at your unresolved conflicts. 

    And its impression of 'got-to give' is amping up any guilt and shame you don't consciously understand but will most unconsciously feel. 

    How can you deny those  you love all the gifts "money/your 'golden egg' can buy"? In days of yore (not that long ago) when the cash was gone, the reality of what a gift could be was practically faced; its limitations were pondered to reveal the most precious choice to win out over all other choices. 

    The gift was lovingly plucked from many options as the rest were being peeled away by necessity, always revealing the most precious of the lot.

    More to the point of what mattered, was that the love of the giver was met within the eyes by the reciever as both hearts met while the anticpatory wrappings dropped away, and the gift was revealed and received. Who enjoys this type of exchange so heartwarmly today?

    Let's open our minds and hearts to a well-being we can reininstate into a holiday month and beyond that we can savor for a lifetime.  Let's shift our compelling motivations from money to love without guilt and enjoy the gift-giving thereof. Love

  • 00:31

    "A Word From The Streets Of Chicago: David L. Lowery, Jr."

    in Self Help

    Let the truth be told is his goal. Living and Driving While Black (LDWB) is his foundatation which is committed to helping and advocating for equal treatment under the law in places of employment and the community.  David L. Lowery, Jr.,CEO/Founder of LDWB has a background in social justice and is passionately known for fighting against police brutality, workplace injustices and discriminatory hiring practices. David shares his journey with Soy and highlight the latest injustices in the Chicago area.   http://www.livingdrivingwhileblack.net

  • 02:03

    Gratitude Born of Divine Love: The Ultimate Thanksgiving

    in Spirituality

    Nadi Burton, our guest this week on Cosmic Citizen, was born in Harlem New York and raised in a Christian household. He rebelled as a teen and ran away from home and though he spent some years as a troubled and confused youth, at the ripe old age of eighteen, he made what was for him the supreme decision to find God; It has become the driving ambition of his life.

    Nadi became hungry to find and study everything he could to give him a clearer revelation of the Divine Father. At first his spiritual journey took him toward music as a vehicle of expression. This opened doors into a variety of religions and places of worship. He became a serious student of many disciplines, such as metaphysics, parapsychology, new age philosophy, angelic revelations and most of the world religions. It was during this period that he discovered The Urantia Book. For Nadi, cultivating his relationship with God was a deeply personal experience. The book provided the answers he had prayed for, especially to know and be closer to his Universal Father.

    He began the study and practice of many health and healing modalities and therapies, learning to live God's love in his life and with others. He desired to be like Christ in spirit but still felt painfully inadequate. For decades he studied the Urantia teachings completely in private.

    Finally, after 30 years his sense of gratitude for the revelation took on a desire to write a blog to share it with others. Three years ago Nadi started a Urantia study group in his home in Harlem. He also began to share his music and read the book online in a weekly podcast called, "Urantia Speaks."

    He will be sharing his burning desire to know God, the Universal Father, to become like him, and to do his will. Nadi's commitment to the teachings of The Urantia Book, his desire to share, his gratitude for his spiritual destiny, is his supreme commitment to a journey of fusion with the divine spark of God.

  • 01:00

    Love...Uniting Spiritual beliefs throughout the world..re-broadcast

    in Religion

    Join UIF founder Tim Ray and his guest Avril James-Hurt as they discuss the power of positive thinking in different religions.

    Avril has a B.S. in exercise science from Georgia State University and a Master's of public health from Benedictine University. Avril began studying Yoga philosophy two decades ago, which has inspired her to become a coach in these teachings--where meditation is central. Avril leads weekly meditation groups and a Sunday service at Unity North Atlanta. This is where she first learned about United Intentions during a presentation. She was instantly hooked and desires to share how the process of meditation can clear the mind for precise intentions and help maintain the momentum for attaining them. She works for Piedmont Healthcare leading: Yoga Therapy classes and mindfulness-based employee stress management classes.

    Learn to create the life you desire through the power of intentions at unitedintentions.org.

  • 02:52


    in Poetry

    Hosted By: QueensMind, Mowfpeace & Prettypaws

    Wolfhours was conceived in the mind of Shontai Ralieck George a poet ,wordsmith, barz spitter master from Brooklyn New York. Though he now resides in the southern states he still has that gritty streetwise intelligence that makes him one of the most intriguing sought after figures within the poetic community.

    The wolfhour concept basically presents a way for everyone to tell their story. Everyone no matter what background or lifestyle, profession or trade, religious or non-religious ..everybody has a story to tell. The guy on the corner begging for change to the lawyer in the courtroom pleading his/her case before a judge , they all have stories to tell. You might have been driving home from work when suddenly a car crosses three lanes just to get in an accident with  you. By via of said incident you now have something to get off your chest. Well let it off!!!! We call this a vent. Venting is what the wolfhours movement prescribes if you got some stored up energy that needs to be released in the form of words. Written, spoken, even singing there is no one way to vent.

    This blog talk radio show will give wordmiths nationwide a platform to showcase their skills in front of a virtual audience. Spoken word is the new hip hop. The body of the old hip hop is dying so it is up to us as word smiths to preserve this art form by embracing this movement through spoken word. So whether you are a bar spitter ..ballad writer, erotica, political, conscious or what have you. Its time to represent this art to the fullest. As and added bonus we will be featuring some of the hottest spoken word artist in the poetic community, given our callers the opportunity to call in, get in que to spit or ask the featured guest a question. Even if you just want to call in  an enjoy the show either way the airwaves  will be set a flame.

  • 00:54

    January Jones-Mystery at The Fair with author, Connie Cockrell

    in Books

    January Jones-Mystery at The Fair!

     Her books run the gamut from SciFi and Fantasy to Contemporary to Halloween and Christmas stories. She’s published two novels, The Gulliver Station series, three collections of short stories and has been included in three different anthologies.

    Connie began writing in response to a challenge from her daughter in October 2011 and has been hooked ever since.


  • 02:09


    in Music



  • 00:00

    Some 60% of You Should Find Gas Under $2/Gallon

    in News

    Driving to Gramma's house? This is the cheapest Thanksgiving for gas prices since 2008, says Tom Kloza at the Oil Price Information Service. He reveals what regions are enjoying the cheapest prices right now.

  • 01:00

    Dr.Jerry Newcombe-Doubting Thomas?The Religious Life &Legacy of Thomas Jefferson

    in Christianity

    Thomas Jefferson and the founding fathers intended a strict separation of church and state, right? He would have been very upset to find out about a child praying in a public school or a government building used for religious purposes, correct? Actually, the history on this has been very distorted. While Jefferson may seem to be the Patron Saint of the ACLU, his words and actions showed that he would totally disagree with the idea of driving God out of the public square. Doubting Thomas documents that. . . * Jefferson said that our rights come from God. God-given rights are non-negotiables. * At the time that he wrote the Declaration of Independence and the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom---major contributions to human and religious rights?Jefferson served diligently as a vestryman (like an elder and a deacon rolled into one) for the Episcopal Church. * In 1777, he wrote up the charter for the Calvinistical Reformed Church in his town with an evangelical preacher, the Rev. Charles Clay--with whom he had a lifelong friendship. Jefferson was the biggest single contributor to this fledgling congregation. * Jefferson had nothing but the highest praise for Jesus’ teaching, which he studied religiously (even in the original Greek), in order to pattern his life after that which he called “the most sublime and benevolent code of morals which has ever been offered to man.” * As president, he attended church on a regular basis at the US Capitol building, even sometimes recommending preachers to fill that pulpit. * He had many positive relationships with orthodox clergymen and active lay Christians. * He actively supported Christian causes, financially, in ways that would put the average Christian to shame.