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From more school-rooted slut-shaming to Mad Max to Caitlyn Jenner, it's been quite a roller coaster ride for women this week (both the new and the old). On today's episode, Corinne & Krystyna sit down with author, comedian, writer, activist, founder of Lady Parts Justice, and co-creator of the motherfuckin' Daily Show, LIZZ WINSTEAD! The trio have an in-depth conversation about Lizz's first time (which coincidentally also resulted in a teen pregnancy - FUN!), why perhaps religion and abortion don't mesh, being a woman in charge in the comedy industry, how politicians make decisions for your vagina (or the vagina of someone you love) without your consent, and what you can do to fight the laws that are cramping your 's style. PS: We back on iTunes, bitches!! THANK YOU FOR FIGHTING THE GOOD FIGHT WITH US YET AGAIN!!
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In this special edition, Lizz Winstead and KC Boyd discuss KC's new novel novel Being Christian.
The book tells the story of a larger-than-life, yet familiar, character from his crime-ridden beginnings to the peak of his political influence in post-9/11 America.
Not since Elmer Gantry has a novel so exposed the religious flim-flammery and hypocrisy that threaten to tear apart the American social and political fabric. Being Christian is a quintessentially American story, based on the ideologies and personalities that make the news every day with their challenges to the Constitutional religious/political divide.
LIzz and KC make several references to C Street. See Jeff Sharlet's C Street for more.
Lizz Winstead, co-founder and producer of The Daily Show, comedian and author of Lizz Free or Die joins us to talk about Elizabeth Warren, political literacty and the critical role Twitter plays in all our lives. She tweets as @lizzwinstead
Women Who Have Led Intriguing Lives is the subject of The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Talk Radio for Fine Minds, Wednesday, April 17, 3 pm ET when Halli welcomes three fascinating women of substance: Lizz Winstead, Lila Garrett and Cynthia Helms.
Lizz Winstead is one of the giants of American comedy, a woman who has had an enormous influence on today's popular culture. She dreamed up a new satirical genre on television when she created The Daily Show in 1996. She was a co-founder of the Air America radio network, and gave Rachel Maddow her first national audience. The woman is amazing, as is her book Lizz Free or Die, the paperback edition out May 7th.
From wartime England to Nixon’s America and beyond, Cynthia Helms was witness to some of the seminal moments of our time. She had a front row seat as the wife of Richard M. Helms, the director of intelligence for the United States. Her supporting cast: Nancy and Ronald Reagan, Sandra Day O’Conner, Kay Graham, Pamela Harriman the Shah of Iran, Paul McCartney, her life story chronicled in her candid new memoir, An Intriguing Life.
Lila Garrett, Emmy award-winning writer, director, and producer has lent her prodigious talents to television since her tenure as an interviewer on the early 1960s Johnny Carson–hosted game show Who Do You Trust?. In the years that followed, she has written for such programs as Bewitched, All in the Family, Maude, Get Smart, Diff’rent Strokes, and The Nanny, My Favorite Martian, The Courtship of Eddie’s Father. Barbra Streisand’s political firebrand Katie in the classic film The Way We Were was inspired by the politically-minded Garrett currently the host of the radio program Connect the Dots for the Pacifica Network.
Tune in to The Halli Casser-Jayne Show for Talk Radio for Fine Minds.
Wednesday, April 8, 3 pm ET The Halli Casser-Jayne Show joining Halli at her table are two very funny ladies: actress, comedienne and writer Annabelle Gurwitch and comedienne and author Lizz Winstead.
Annabelle Gurwitch is the author of YOU SAY TOMATO, I SAY SHUT UP now a play receiving its third national tour, and FIRED! which became an acclaimed documentary and Showtime comedy special. She gained a loyal comedic following during her years hosting Dinner and a Movie on TBS and has been a regular commentator on NPR and contributor to The Nation, More and Glamour among other national publications. Her acting credits include over fifty guest roles in shows including Seinfeld and Boston Legal. Recently, she starred in the world premiere of A Coney Island Christmas at The Geffen Playhouse. And then Annabelle turned 50, became a statistic, one of the many Americans who every seven and a half seconds reaches the milestone, the subject of her book I SEE YOU MADE AN EFFORT, COMPLIMENTS, INDIGNITIES, AND SURVIVAL STORIES FROM THE EDGE OF 50.
A stand-up comedienne by trade, Lizz Winstead is one of the giants of comedy. Winstead got her start in her native Minneapolis, honing her skills in what she calls the “punk rock ghetto” of the early 1980s. She dreamed up a new satirical genre for television when she created THE DAILY SHOW back in 1996 and was co-founder of the Air America Radio network, giving Rachel Maddow her first national audience. In her book LIZZ FREE OR DIE, Winstead writes of her early years, growing up Catholic, getting pregnant the first time she had sex, her move to New York City to follow her calling in comedy, and the many challenges she faced along the way.
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This weeks show is just chock full o' progressive goodness!
Allie McNeil interviews Lizz Winstead live! She will joining us to talk about her Planned Parenthood tour and her new book!
Waiting for Karl Rove writers Kat Nove and Jeni Decker join us to tell us if he finally showed up!
Momma Politico talks with the makers of the documentary "Default -The student Loan Documentary" From their site: As The National Consumer Law Center concluded in their March 2008 report titled “Paying The Price: The High Cost of Private Student Loans and the Dangers for Student Borrowers”, there are ominous signs that “the student loan market is headed for the same fate as the subprime mortgage industry .”
Sunday Shout Outs.. somebody is gonna win a t-shirt! This week I decided to let the twitterverse pick one of our Shout outs... The other two are being carefully decided upon right now!
TERRON BROOKS is an accomplished singer/songwriter/actor who has a passion for sharing his gift of music with the world. Born and raised in Southern California, Mr. Brooks has had the pleasure of performing with many amazing artists as Stevie Wonder, Josh Groban, David Foster, Randy Jackson, Stephanie Mills, Peter Cetera, Lizz Wright, Yolanda Adams, Sheila E., and Michael Jackson. He has toured with Phil Collins (Going Back Tour) and Matthew Morrison from GLEE.(Opening Act for The New Kids on the Block/Backstreet Boys Tour) Terron has sung with artists on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and American Idol. His universal appeal has led him to stages all across the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Terron is a Broadway performer who has been seen as “Simba” in Disney’s The Lion King and “Seaweed” in Hairspray. He was also featured in the World Premieres of Sleepless in Seattle: The Musical and First Wives Club: The Musical. Mr. Brooks has been featured on numerous film and TV soundtrack albums including Hairspray(New Line), Tears From The Sun(Sony), The Adventures of Brer Rabbit (Universal), and ABC’s Gepetto. As a guest artist for the Atlanta, Colorado, and Taiwan Symphony Orchestras, Terron has sung the classic songs of Disney.
Not only did Mr. Brooks star in the hit romantic comedy All About You with Debbie Allen and Renee Elise Goldsberry, he co-wrote its theme song as well as contributed his originals to the movie soundtrack, produced by Rickey Minor. His vocals are featured on six songs from Smokey Robinson's latest record, Smokey and Friends.
Terri Lyne Carrington is a three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning recording artist. Terri Lyne arranged and produced Natalie Cole’s last commercial recording of Duke Ellington’s “Come Sunday,” which is featured on Terri’s current album, The Mosaic Project: LOVE and SOUL. “Come Sunday” was originally made popular by Mahalia Jackson. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghDepit6iQM
“A Date with Destiny” is designed to help motivate, inspire and EMPOWER you to live your life in the highest context of love, peace and joy! It will help you to take a closer look within yourself and discover the great, “I AM” that dwells there. It will help you to have a better understanding of the Laws of the Universe-“God’s Laws,” and how it was designed just for YOU to have all you could ever want.
Tune in for a "Night of Jazz" and listen as we discuss with Terri, The Mosaic Project: LOVE and SOUL that features Natalie Cole, Chaka Khan, Oleta Adams, Jaguar Wright, Valerie Simpson, Nancy Wilson, Chante Moore, Lalah Hathaway, Ledisi, Lizz Wright and more.
Terri Lyne Carrington arranged and produced
Natalie Cole’s last recording titled “Come
Sunday,” featured on Carrington’s current CD, The Mosaic Project: LOVE and SOUL, released in August 2015. “Come Sunday” is Duke Ellington’s sacred classic, which was originally made popular by Mahalia Jackson.
Terri initially met Natalie Cole as a teenager
Terri also performed with Ms. Cole on the
The Mosaic Project: LOVE and SOUL presents Carrington leading a rotating cast of superb female instrumentalists and vocalists that includes Oleta Adams, Natalie Cole, Paula Cole, Lalah Hathaway, Chaka Khan, Chanté Moore, Valerie Simpson, Nancy Wilson, Jaguar Wright and Lizz Wright, as well as saxophonist Tia Fuller, trumpeter Ingrid Jensen; bassists Meshell Ndegoecello and Linda Oh; and keyboardists Geri Allen, Patrice Rushen and Rachel Z.
On The Mosaic Project: LOVE and SOUL, Carrington juxtaposes her salute to female artists by paying homage to various male artists who have either influenced her professionally and/or informed her musicality, such as Nick Ashford, George Duke, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Luther Vandross and Bill Withers. “Whenever I do something that celebrates women, I never want it to feel like it’s something that excludes men,” she explains. “On this record, I consciously wanted to celebrate the various relationships women have with men either through original songs of mine or cover songs by male composers and song writers.” The male presence and perspective on The Mosaic Project: LOVE and SOUL is even more realized by Billy Dee Williams, who contributes insightful spoken-word interludes through the disc.
The Co-Main event will feature yet another championship bout, when current TOC Women's bantamweight Champ, Rayanne Harl puts her belt on the line against Elizabeth Lewis.
Both of these warriors come out of well respected gyms that are noted for producing solid competitors. Lewis, from Pittsburgh, PA fights out of Uniontown Fight club, while Harl represents the work of Team SWMA out of Wytheville, VA. Dont miss this one as these two lady warriors put their fighting skills to the test inside the TOC octagon.
Come out and support TOC Promotions and all of the fighters as we will be fighting for the student athletes at RRHS!!
Is your Soul calling you to re-create your life? Have you discovered your passion yet not sure how to make a living from it? Lizz Smoak founder of Soul Purpose Society discusses with Carolyn her new creation for Soul Centered Entrepreneurs. Find out if you're aligned with your soul's purpose and how to create a life and living around it. Only on Carolyn's Corner.
Special Guest: Toshi Reagon has been described as “a talented, versatile singer, songwriter and musician with a profound ear for sonic Americana—from folk to funk, from blues to rock” by critic/blogger Eva Yaa Asantewaa (InfiniteBody). “She masters each of these genres with vocal strategies that easily spiral and swoop from the expressively sinuous to the hard-charging, a combination of warmth and mischief.”
While her expansive career has landed her comfortably in residence at Carnegie Hall, the Paris Opera House and Madison Square Garden, you can just as easily find Toshi turning out a music festival, intimate venue or local club. Toshi finds home on any musical stage. Toshi has had the pleasure of working with Lenny Kravitz, Lizz Wright, Ani DiFranco, Carl Hancock Rux, Nona Hendryx, Pete Seeger, Chocolate Genius and many other amazing artists, including her favorite collaborator, her mom, Bernice Johnson Reagon.
Toshi has been the recipient of a NYFA award for Music Composition, The Black Lily Music and Film Festival Award for Outstanding Performance. She is a National Women’s History Month Honoree, and is the 2010 recipient of OutMusic’s Heritage Award. www.toshireagon.com
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