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  • 01:01

    Star Chamber Show #42, Imaginarium 2014 Review!

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    All five of the principle co-hosts of the Star Chamber Show were at Imaginarium 2014 this past weekend, the debut of the brand new creative writing convention located in Louisville, Kentucky!

    Join us this Wednesday night at 9pm EST as our co-hosts wind down from the big convention weekend and give you the scoop and stories from the three very busy days! 


  • 01:01

    Starchamber Show #40, Imaginarium Wildcard Night!

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    Just a couple of weeks away from Imagianrium, so tonight is going to be an open call, Wildcard Night with an Imaginarium theme!  Never know what might happen and who might show up!  

    The fun gets underway at 9pm EST! 

  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show #56, Eve of Imaginarium 2015 Call in Show

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    Anything can happen and you never know who might call when Alexander S. Brown and Stephen Zimmer open up the lines for a special eve of Imaginarium 2015 show!   The big weekend in Louisville arrives in just a few days and the lines are going to be opened up for anyone who would like to discuss, ask questions about, or comment on the upcoming convention. 

    3 days of panels and workshops encompassing the world of creative writing, including the craft of writing, publishing, social media, blogging and more take place in a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere filled with special events!  A film festival, gaming, live music, expo, costume contest/masquerade, and other activities offer participants a unique environment loaded with content and fun! For more information on this convention about creative writing, please visit: www.entertheimaginarium.com 

  • 01:00

    Starchamber Show #41, Imaginarium show w/ Jay Wilburn and Logan Masterson!

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    Join us tonight just a week out from Imaginarium 2014's debut!  We will introduce you to a couple more awesome author guests scheduled to appear at the convention, Logan Masterson and Jay Wilburn!  

    Going to be a crazy and unpredictable show as always, starting at 9pm EST!  Be sure to add us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/starchambershow and twitter at @starchambershow and keep up with the latest!

  • The Star Chamber Show #53, featuring Michael Knost!

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    This Wednesday at 9pm EST, Bram Stoker Award-winning editor and author Michael Knost enters the Star Chamber!  

    This is going to be a tremendous show with one of Imaginarium 2015's spotlighted Imaginators!  From editing, to publishing, to writing, Michael Knost is one of the best you will find anywhere.  His Writers Workshop of Horror and Writers Workshop of Science Fiction and Fantasy releases are must-haves for all levels of writers.  Come and meet Michael this Wednesday, hang out in our live chat room and be introduced to a truly exceptional literary talent!

    About Michael: Michael Knost is an author, editor, and columnist of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and supernatural thrillers. He has written in various genres and helmed several anthologies. His Writers Workshop of Horror (Woodland Press) won the 2009 Bram Stoker Award® for superior achievement in nonfiction. His critically acclaimed Writers Workshop of Science Fiction & Fantasy (Seventh Star Press) came out in 2013. His debut novel, Return of the Mothman (Woodland Press), hit bookshelves earlier this year. He resides in Chapmanville, West Virginia with his wife, daughter, and a zombie goldfish. To find out more, visitwww.MichaelKnost.com. 

  • 01:59

    Red River Radio Tales from the Pages Presents Phillip Matthew Roberts and Guest

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    On Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 4PM EST I am pleased to present a very unusual and extraordinary poet as well as returning guest Joseph Aquilino. Phillip Matthew Roberts who also goes by the name Phillip Quotient wiill talk about his poetry and his own life experiences which have shaped his poetry. He has two books published: People of Persuasion an 80 page sample of his poetry written between the ages of 24 and 35 and American Loser, an autobiography. Joseph Aquilino is the founder and a radio host for the JGF network. He also hosts authors and poets on his various radio shows on WIRN. Mr. Roberts is a member of several poetry groups on Facebook and his poetry is unusual and sometimes provacative. This looks like it's going to be a very interesting show and if you listened to my last show you know Mr. Aquilino has a book published called Roman Empire vs America. We will be continuing the discussion from the last show on which he appeared. 

  • 02:00

    CG Ryche: Director, Writer, Musician, Entertainer - LIVE

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    Get ready to have one of the wildest rides on a Friday Night Dance Party for all of 2014!

    Visionary Composer, Film Maker and Master Percussionist, CG Ryche, joins Rated G Radio for 2 hours of Behind the Music!

    CG combines the art of film, state production, drum choreography and musical performance into a live concert environment to create a diverse and multicultural brand of experience for all ages.

    You'll hear music from 3 of CG's cd's:  Imaginarium, Passages and Echos of Silence!

    Want to ask CG a question or tell your story about seeing him live in concert? Call 323 657-1493 to chime in!

    Like CG Ryche's Facebook fan page by clicking here!

    Follow CG Ryche on Twitter by clicking here!

    Check out the CG Ryche webpage by clicking here!

    Buy the CG Ryche CD's and DVD's by clicking here!


  • 01:05

    The Star Chamber Show #39, featuring Joann Buchanan and Tiffini Johnson!

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    Welcome back for another episode of The Star Chamber Show! With Imaginarium right around the corner we've invited in a new pair of guests, Authors Joann Buchanan and Tiffini Johnson. Both ladies will be appearing all weekend, but stop on by for a preview of the main event!

    About Joann Buchanan:

    I think we are like the universes conduits, and all that energy that’s floating around is made up of various stories. We listen, we pluck the stories from the sky, every particle has a tale and every tale a price…I think as writers, we are only telling what is already there.

    I’m the mom of five children and have a wonderful husband who supports my passion for the written word. I own a small audiobook company called Empire Voices, we create theatrical audiobooks. Stop off at empirevoices.com for information.

    About Tiffini Johnson:

    Award-winning author Tiffini Johnson’s love of the written word started early: she wrote her first story at age 8. By the 4th grade, she was reading books aloud to classmates and by high school graduation, she had written over 100 books, many of which were over 2,000 handwritten pages long! Today, she is the author of 7 published books.

    Tiffini is the recipient of the prestigious Who’s Who Award and the author of the award-winning, critically acclaimed, “The Character” and “Broken.” A relational activist at heart, Tiffini writes on social issues she is passionate about, including child abuse, the Holocaust and teen suicide. She travels all over the United States, speaking as a RAINN survivor. Her poetry has been prominently featured in multiple anthologies and two of her books are required reading in high schools and college psychology courses.

  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show #38, w/ Christopher Kokoski and Anderson O'Donnell

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    Entering the Star Chamber Show this Wednesday at 9pm EST. in the approach to Imaginarium 2014 are two of the guests to be appearing there!  Authors Christopher Kokoski and Anderson O'Donnell will both be dropping by for a visit with our group of hosts! 

    And now for a little about each of them! 

    About Christopher: Christopher is a writer, speaker, national trainer, Christian, husband and father. He has presented at local and national conferences on a wide spectrum of topics including communication, public speaking, body language, cultural sensitivity, storytelling, behavioral change and influence.

    He is the author of the standalone paranormal thriller, Dark Halo, the Past Lives novel series, the short story Drown published in the collection Man-Made Troubles and the forthcoming, Not By the Hair of My Chinny Chin Chin, which will be published in the collection, Imagination Reimagined in April 2014. The sequel in the Past Lives series is due out in 2014.

    About Anderson: Obsessed with Dystopian/noir fiction, the Clash, and his two sons, Anderson O’Donnell holds an undergraduate degree in English from the College of the Holy Cross. He has studied creative writing extensively with biopunk genre master Jack O’Connell and poet Robert Cording, whose work influenced Kingdom’s high/low culture dynamic. Anderson lives in Collinsville, CT, with his family.

    So join us this Wednesday at 9pm EST to meet not just one, but two fantastic authors!  


  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show #24, Wildcard Night!

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    We had a late cancellation of a scheduled guest, but the show must go on of course, so we thought we'd introduce the idea of a Wildcard Night!  

    Going to be unpredictable, but we will open the lines up and be talking books, maybe music, movies, and more, along with some co-host interviewing of each other!

    We do have one big suprise to unveil though...we will be announcing the Guest of Honor for Imaginarium 2014!  

    Tune in at 9pm EST tonight for all the fun.  Be sure also to follow us on Twitter @starchambershow and Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/starchambershow

  • 00:59

    The Star Chamber Show #14, featuring Lee Martindale!

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    The Star Chamber Show brings you an extra special episode this week when the incomparable, amazing Lee Martindale stops by for a visit!  

    Writer, editor, publisher, and Imaginarium’s first ToastMistress Lee Martindale has been called “a force of nature” and “Hell on Wheels”, and she comes by both honestly. Already a longtime human rights activist and internationally-recognized commentator on size rights issues, she turned to writing genre fiction shortly after becoming a paraplegic in 1991, making her first professional genre sale to Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Snows of Darkover anthology. Since then, her work has appeared in numerous venues and anthologies, including MZB Fantasy Magazine and three volumes of MZB’s Sword and Sorceress series, as well as Turn The Other Chick, Witch Way To The Mall, and Fangs For The Mammaries (all edited by Esther Friesner),, Warrior Wisewoman 2 (edited by Roby James), Catopolis (edited by Janet Dever-Pack & Martin Greenberg), and Low Port, edited by Sharon Lee & Steve Miller.

    Lee has edited two anthologies of original genre fiction, Such A Pretty Face: Tales of Power and Abundance, and The Ladies of Trade Town. A collection of her own short stories, tentatively titled HarpHaven Tales, is scheduled for publication Spring 2014.

    When not slinging fiction, Lee is a Named Bard, a veteran human rights activist, a Lifetime Active Member of SFWA (where she’s serving her second term on the Board of Directors), a fencing member of the SFWA Musketeers, a member of the SCA, and a popular guest at science fiction conventions all over the country. She and her husband George live in Plano, TX, where she keeps friends and fans in the loop at http://www.HarpHaven.net.

    So get ready, hold onto your seat, and prepare for one heckuva episode with Lee Martindale at 9pm Eastern this Wednesday!