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  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show #61, featuring Glenn Porzig

    in Books

    Wednesday night at 9pm EST, author, artist, and screenwriter Glenn Porzig enters the Star Chamber to visit with co-hosts Stephen Zimmer and Michael West!  He will be talking about his latest projects, upcoming projects, art, and a whole lot more!  Come and meet a multi-talented creator this Wednesday! 

    About Glenn: 

    Glenn Porzig is best known as the creator of the comic book heroine Ace of Diamonds. Glenn grew up reading comics, pulp novels, and watching too much TV. Glenn and his wife Carly have written three screenplays together. They live in Indiana with a menagerie of both furry and scaly pets. Since 2005 he has been the co-host of PodCulture.com a weekly fandom podcast.

    Glenn has worked over twenty years in the television industry including two highly rated specials for SCI FI Channel; The Roswell Crash: Startling New Evidence, and The New Roswell: Kecksburg Exposed. He currently, literally, has his head in the clouds as a videographer on a TV news helicopter.

    Recently he has turned his attention to writing short stories and novellas. Glenn's first short story, Master of the Dead, was published by Destroyer Books in More Blood: A Sinanju Anthology. His debut occult horror novella Darkness Unbound: Lady in Black was released last Summer. The sequel Darkness Unbound: Terror of Night will be released on Halloween. You can learn more about his writing projects at DarknessUnbound.com.

  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show #60, featuring Stephen Zimmer

    in Books

    Stephen Zimmer enters the Star Chamber, this time as a guest in the middle of his week-long Heart of a Lion virtual tour!  He will join co-hosts Selah Janel and Alexander Brown to talk books, movies, publishing, the convention world, his latest release Hellscapes, Volume II, and about a big contest he's running through the week. Everything gets underway on Wednesday, November 4th, at 9pm EST!  Don't miss it!  

    About Stephen: Stephen Zimmer is an award-winning author and filmmaker based in Lexington Kentucky. His work includes the cross-genre Rising Dawn Saga, the epic fantasy Fires in Eden series, the sword and sorcery Dark Sun Sawn Trilogy, featuring Rayden Valkyrie, the Harvey and Solomon Steampunk tales and the Hellscapes and Chronicles of Ave short story collections.



  • 00:59

    Saving Star-Crossed: Some Things Are Worth Fighting For - Broadcast 1

    in Entertainment

    We are BACK to talk about Star-Crossed and our attempts to save the show. Join in and spread the word to show the networks that people still care about Star-Crossed.

    We will be discussing our active campaigns to save the show and we will be talking to a few fans about why they love Star-Crossed.

  • The Star Chamber Show #59, featuring Tommy B. Smith

    in Books

    The Pen of Chaos, Tommy B. Smith enters the Star Chamber on Wednesday, October 21st at 9pm EST w/ co-hosts Michael Knost and Stephen Zimmer.  A brilliant author of dark fiction, Tommy B. Smith is a popular guest at conventions and also has, in our opinion, excellent taste in music (and he's musically talented too, we might try to get him to talk a bit about that!)  Be sure to join us on October 21st for what promises to be a chaotic and great show all around! 

    About Tommy B. Smith:  Tommy B. Smith is a writer of dark fiction and the author of Poisonous and the short story collection Pieces of Chaos. His work has appeared in numerous publications over the years to include Every Day Fiction, Night to Dawn, Black Petals, Blood Moon Rising, and a variety of other magazines and anthologies. He has previously worked with Morpheus Tales as editor of the magazine's Dark Sorcery and Urban Horror special issues. His presence infests Fort Smith, Arkansas, where he resides with his wife and cats. More information can be found on his website at http://www.tommybsmith.com. 

  • 00:59

    The Star Chamber Show #58, featuring Courtney Vice

    in Art

    The Star Chamber Show takes a turn toward the art world when Courtney Vice stops by for a visit with co-hosts Alexander S. Brown and Selah Janel on Wednesday, October 7th at 9pm EST. An amazingly talented artist whose work appears on everything from books to people, Courtney is a rising talent in the art world that listeners will enjoy meeting and discovering! Get ready for a good Vice! :) 

    About Courtney Vice: Courtney Vice was born in Baton Rouge Louisiana. Although she has been creating for 12 years, four of those years were spent in art school. In 2009, she graduated from Antonelli College, where she mastered graphic design. She has been tattooing and piercing sense 2010. Although she enjoys Dot matrix she is talented in a diversity of styles. Prior to becoming a tattoo artist, she contributes freelance graphics and designs for several businesses.

  • 01:01

    Saving Star-Crossed: Some Things Are Worth Fighting For - Broadcast 2

    in Entertainment

    We are BACK once again and we are talking about Saving Star-Crossed! Campaigns have been in the works for weeks now but we have just started gaining some momentum. We've got videos, radio shows, campaigns, charity t-shirts and much more. Do you want to know how to help? Tweet me @VROBrancey or email me at stargazersfanpage@gmail.com and I can direct you where you need to go.SHARE this podcast and our campaigns to help us get media attention. Show some love to The VRO by "liking" the Facebook page "Variety Radio Online" and following on twitter @TheVRO so we can continue to bring you these opportunities.

  • 01:01

    Star-Crossed - "What Is This Storm That Blows So" TV Recap

    in Entertainment

    It's a lockdown at Marshall High and there is more than just one storm brewing. Join VRO hosts Brancey and Daphne as they recap this week's episode of Star-Crossed! 

    This will be our last show on Thursdays, we are moving to Tuesdays at 2:30 ET!

    Follow Brancey on Twitter @VROBrancey

    Follow Daphne on Twitter @D_plusR

    Want more of The VRO? Check us out in the following locations! 




    Variety Radio Online on Facebook

    Huge fan of Star-Crossed? Look up "Stargazers - Fans of Star Crossed" on Facebook! We are running campaigns over there and are in the final hours for our t-shirt sales!

  • 00:01

    You Are a Star

    in Social Sciences

    I love people and people fascinate me. Let's talk about anything and I promise it will be an amazing interview!


  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show #57, featuring Thom Erb

    in Books

    If you thought this week wasn't going to be exciting, we've got the right "Erb-al remedy" for you when author Thom Erb enters the Star Chamber for a visit with co-hosts Michael West and Stephen Zimmer.  Even scarier, all three share a love of horror and heavy metal, so this show could get pretty wild!  Tune in at 9pm EST this Wednesday night, September 23rd!  Call in number is on this page and be sure to take part in our live chat room! 

    About Thom: 

    Thom Erb is a writer/editor of short and long fiction, exploring all shades of darkness and light and the varying definitions of heroism. Refusing to pigeonhole his writing, Thom continues to craft tales that blur the lines of horror, noir, dark fantasy, thriller, weird western, science fiction for both adult and young adult audiences. He is also an artist/illustrator of murals and comic book/graphic novels. When not writing, Thom enjoys reading, quality films, television shows, role-playing games, playing drums, comic books and rooting for the Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees. He lives in upstate New York with his wife Michelle.

    Proud member of the Horror Writer's Association.

    Official Website and Blog: www.thomerb.com

    Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/Thomaserb

    Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4654238.Thomas_A_Erb

  • 02:00

    Ep.#38 "Honor & Codes" that should never be crossed

    in Entertainment

    Buggsy & Tinida hot topic of the night: "Honor & Codes" What are some Honor/Codes amongst family & Friends that should never be crossed

    In addition Buggsy will deliver "WORD ON THE STREET" a segment which keeps the listeners up to date with the latest in entertainment, news sports, & fashion worldwide, and "HOT OR NAH" a segment which debuts new music and the callers determine whether or not the song is HOT OR NAH and much much more, and discuss the topic of the night, and a new Segment called RED PILL BLUE PILL where Buggsy will ask a, this or that question to the callers.

  • 01:30

    SNRN Sunday Morning Meditations and Heart Medleys

    in Spirituality

    November 22, 2015

    Sunday Morning Meditations and Heart Medleys

    Create a sacred place, sit back and relax to 90 minutes of meditation and music. 

    For more info about: 

    Denise Iwaniw, please visit: www.templewithin.com

    Ortrun and Carl Franklin: www.ourspiritualascension.com

    Neshi Lokotz: www.sacredhoop.net

    To find out more about our featured meditations, please visit the Star Nations Community Meditations Page

    Richard Shulman's featured CDs can be purchaseed at: Rich Heart Music  

    *This show episode will be live during the broadcast and you have the option to re-listen to this episode.