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TONIGHT on Authentic Enlightenment Radio! Dennis McKenna(brother of Terence McKenna) joins us to discuss psychedelic healing and more!
Show starts at 9:05pm EST!
Dennis J. McKenna, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor, Center for Spirituality & Healing, University of Minnesota, Academic Health Center.
His professional and personal interests are focused on the interdisciplinary study of ethnopharmacology and plant hallucinogens. He earned his doctorate in 1984 from the University of British Columbia, where his doctoral research focused on ethnopharmacological investigations of the botany, chemistry, and pharmacology of ayahuasca and oo-koo-he, two orally-active tryptamine-based hallucinogens used by indigenous peoples in the Northwest Amazon. He received post-doctoral research fellowships in the Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health, and in the Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine.
Dennis coauthored Botanical Medicines: The Desk Reference for Major Herbal Supplements and The Invisible Landscape: Mind, Hallucinogens, and the I Ching. His papers include Human Psychopharmacology of Hoasca, A Plant Hallucinogen Used in Ritual Context in Brazil, Monoamine oxidase inhibitors in South American hallucinogenic plants: Tryptamine and β-carboline constituents of Ayahuasca, and Clinical investigations of the therapeutic potential of ayahuasca: rationale and regulatory challenges.
He joined Shaman Pharmaceuticals as Director of Ethnopharmacology in 1990, and relocated to Minnesota in 1993 to join the Aveda Corporation as Senior Research Pharmacognosist. He joined the faculty of the Center for Spirituality and Healing at the University of Minnesota in 2001. He is a founding board member of the Heffter Research Institute and serves on the advisory board of nonprofit organizations in the fields of ethnobotany and botanical medicines.
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WHEN ASSISTED SUICIDE AND COSMETICS COLLIDE . . . Gadzooks! A Comically Quirky Audio Book has been named as a finalist for a prestigious Audie Award in the Original Work Category.
In the eyes of Nadine, a polygamist and serial bride, nudging her husbands into heaven is a testament to love. Even Nancy Neptune, a notorious shock jock, is gobsmacked by Nadine's so-called “Celestial Send-Offs.” Things go to hell in a hurry when Nadine offs the wrong guy and is charged with assisted suicide.
Meanwhile, Blue McKenna has problems of her own. A power outage has leveled Blue's medical marijuana dispensary. Scottie Sphincter, lead singer of a band called The Rectal Surgeons, is fingered as a suspect. Blue makes an unusual discovery as she works to unmask the inscrutable Sphincter.
Using witty narratives, a cast of nine actors transport listeners to Navel, Utah, a place where voyages to the afterlife are done with God Speed. Cosmic mirth and hilarity abound in Gadzooks! A Comically Quirky Audio Book. You'll die laughing!
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Inside of the ring, objectively, it doesn't get a whole lot better than last weekend. Between Matthysse-Provodnikov and Terence Crawford vs Thomas Dulorme on HBO and Andrzej Fonfara vs Julio Cesar Chavez on Showtime, there was mayhem, dirty tactics, drama, classy boxing, blood and, not to be overlooked, tremendous heart shown. Unfortunately so much of the great stuff was overshadowed by an ill-advised social media choice from Sergey Kovalev. This week on TQBR Radio, James Foley of Bad Left Hook and The Queensberry Rules' Patrick Connor cover it all, from top to bottom -- including this coming weekend's Wladimir Klitschko vs Bryant Jennings...whatever it is. Thanks for tuning in!
(Photos: Ed Mulholland/HBO/LM Otero/AP)
1- ESPN- Personality Brit Mchenry suspended for a wek for disrespectful comments to a worker after her car was towed. Was this right or is ESPN overreacting??
2- NHL- Hockey Playoff results.
3A- Terence Crawford beats Thomas Dulorme for the WBO Juinor Welterweight belt.
3B- Lucas Matthysse pounds Ruslan Provdnikov in a war!!
3C- Wladimir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings in the Garden Apr. 25,2015 preview.
4A- NY Yankees struggle early but are at .500
4B- NY Mets streaking but have several injuries to major pieces of their roster.
5A- Tim Tebow is signed by the Philadelphia Eagles. Why??
5B- Adrien Peterson is reinstated back into the NFL and the Minnesota Vikings. Our Thougths on the whole process.
5C- Aaron Hernandez convicted of murder.
6A- NBA 2015 1st round playoff review!!!
Monday, April 20, at 9PM ET/6PM PT, FightSaga Radio presents a special "Mayweather Promotions" edition of "The Sweet Science with James Gogue"!!
The three decade fight trainer will discuss the ongoing "Fight of the Century" event promotion handled by "Mayweather Promotions"!!
- Why haven't tickets been printed and distributed for sale?
- Will the controversial business practices be detrimental to the success of the event?
- Why didn't Mayweather want to work in a collaborative effort with Top Rank or any other established promotional group?
- When considering the overall health of boxing, what would have been a preferable method of promoting this event?
"The Gogue" will also examine this Saturday night's Heavyweight match-up at MSG in NYC, which is slated to be televised on HBO World Championship Boxing!!
- Wladimir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings, April 25, on HBO at 10PM ET/PT
- Strengths and Weaknesses
- Keys to Victory
- Final Prediction
The expert boxing coach will also talk about Chavez Jr.'s brutal stoppage loss to Andrew Fonfara this past weekend and what went wrong for PBC!!
- Can Chavez Jr. come back from quitting on his stool?
- Was Bob Arum justified in his recent and potentially slanderous statements to the media?
Tune in for another edition of "The Sweet Science with James Gogue", exclusively on FightSaga Radio!!
Mondays at 4 pm PST/ 7 pm EST join Steve Kim and Gabriel Montoya for The Next Round on the LeaveItIntheRingradio.com Network.
This week, Steve and Gabriel review the brutal HBO showdown between Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov, Terence Crawford's stoppage of Thomas Dulorme and Andrzej Fonfara handing Julio Cesar Chavez' first official loss.
Then the TNR crew will analyze the HBO heavyweight title fight showdown between Wladimir Klitschko and Bryant Jennings.
And as always, news, notes and your calls.
Tweet questions live to @SteveUCNLive and @Gabriel_Montoya. Call in with questions at 347-215-7598. Or download the LIITR Boxing app to listen on your mobile device. For post-show listening, download the Audioboom app.
The massive success of “Whiskey & Wine Vol. 1” kept the band on the road for the most part of 2014. The first single “That Was The Whiskey”, co-written with Nashville songwriter Lori McKenna (Faith Hill, Little Big Town, Hunter Hayes), premiered on CMT trending in the Top 10 and was nominated in the "Country Song" category at The 13th Annual Independent Music Awards. When the New York based, alt-country female rockers do something, they do it big. Catapulted into the national spotlight in 2005 with a groundbreaking major label debut that landed them in the top 20 of the Billboard Heatseekers chart for an entire year.
Best known for relentless touring and masterful musicianship, the band played upwards of 280 shows a year in their early days. Founding sisters Cathy and Kristen Henderson have always had the same philosophy. Play better than the boys and make sure the fans feel like part of the family. Catchy songs, has allowed this self-sustained group to maintain her independence and leave an indelible mark on an industry best known for leaving girl (bands) behind.
In a business riddled with pitfalls, the fans have been the one thing Antigone Rising count on. Their first independent fan-funded CD (2000's "Rock Album") raised ten thousand dollars via checks through snail mail before the internet ever kicked into high gear. Their fan funded effort for "23 Red" raised quadruple that number, with fan perks including bowling and kickball with the band, private house concerts, and band members making personal happy birthday phone calls. Their latest campaign through PledgeMusic reached 154% of its goal within weeks. The fans are the lifeblood of Antigone Rising and have always been the most critical part of the formula.
Call in to listen live to this amazing interview. Call 646-595-4937.
Will Hawkins, Brian Rojas, Tarek Brooks and guests discuss DC area sports at 7pm ET/4pm PT
* Devil's Advocate
* Wizards Weekly: Reviewing the Wizards/Raptors playoff match up
* Capitals Weekly: Reviewing the Capitals/Islanders playoff match up
* Nationals Weekly: Reviewing last week's results and what is coming up for the week ahead.
* Redskins News: Overview what the Redskins should focus on in the NFL Draft
Other National Sports Headlines:
* NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Review... Duke versus Wisconsin
* Indiana Pacers Chris Copeland stabbed outside New York night club / Two Atlanta Hawks players arrested
* NBA Playoff news
* NHL Playoff news
* Alex Rodriguez returns in a big fashion following suspension
* Adrian Peterson reinstated
* Aaron Hernandez convicted of first degree murder
* Boxing on HBO and Showtime
Lucas Matthysse versus Ruslan Provodnikov
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr versus Andrzej Fonfara
Terence Crawford versus Thomas Dulorme
To listen to the show, go over to www.SportzAddix.com and click on the live radio player or to listen or be part of the show, simply dial 646-378-1303
In the most highly anticipated fight thus far in 2015, Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov squared off in an incredibly gutsy fight live from Tunring Stone in Verona, New York.
The fight started off in Matthysse’s favor, although the first round could be considered a feel out by their standards, even though it had plenty of action compared to the average opening round. Matthysse kept Provodnikov in check and kept getting loser and looser as the round went on.HBO card was one of the most anticipated in quite some time, but the evening’s co-feature was deserving of some attention, too, although it was lost a bit on the main event. In the televised co-feature, Omaha’s favorite boxer, Terrance “Bud” Crawford, stepped up to junior welterweight for the first time and took on Thomas Dulorme.
The perception was that Crawford was the high ranked fighter worth the world-class tag, while Dulorme was the highly skilled fighter that would never live up to his original aspirations. Crawford, who struggled to make weight in his last 135lb title defense, stayed patient early and allowed Dulorme to dictate based on output.Over on ShowTime tonight, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. headlined in a fight against Andrzej Fonfara live from the StubHub Center in Carson, California. It was Chavez’s first fight back from a year long layoff.
Fonfara looked really god from the opening bell, while Chavez Jr. spent more time complaining than fighting. Fonfara stayed planted and threw meaningful shots, putting together impressive combos. Chavez wasn’t very methodical with his offense, but instead he was hoping that he could overwhelm Fonfara at some point.
Sunday, April 19, at a special start time of 4:30PM ET/1:30PM PT, FightSaga Radio presents a "Matthysse, Crawford, and Chavez Jr" edition of "Boxing 411 with Joseph and Lee"!!
The FightSaga team will review all of the bouts on the two rival networks, which took place on Saturday, April 18, at three different locations.
- Lucas Matthysse MD12 over Ruslan Provodnikov on HBO
- Terence Crawford TKO 6 over Thomas Dulorme on HBO
- Andrew Fonfara RTD 9 over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Showtime
Joseph and Lee will recap the action and discuss the future of all competing fighters.
In the final thirty minutes of the broadcast, we'll get a special ringside report from FightSaga correspondent Steve "Luke" Lulkoski, who was on press row for last night's HBO fight card from Verona, New York!!
- Lucas vs. Ruslan
- Klitschko vs. Jennings preview
Tune in to another special episode of "Boxing 411 with Joseph and Lee", exclusively on FightSaga Radio!!
if you do not already know her name you will after our next episode. How does a 37 year old woman with documented mental illness end up shackled and dead in a Virginia jail?
Please join us tomorrow, Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 for a serious discussion on another unnecessary tragedy.
How can these situations be avoided? What can police departments do to prepare officers to more effectively respond to, and deal with the mentally ill?
Do remember you can call in live on 6196394621
Today we'll be talking about six fighters in three main events, all in one night. Chavez Jr (48-1-1-32 K.O) steps in to the ring with Fanfara (26-3-15 K.O) on Showtime 10pm ET. Before that, the hard hitting Matthysse (36-3-34 K.O) goes head to head with the will breaking Ruslan Provodnikov (24-3-17 K.O) on HBO 9:45pm ET. Then Terence "Bud" Crawford (25-0-17 K.O) takes on Thomas "Cordero" Dulorme (22-1-14 K.O). Make your prediction for the fights, how do you think things will turn out for these rising stars? Updates on #MayPac Mega Fight on May 2nd. Also, today in the Sweet Science. Matthew Saad Muhammad vs Pete Mclntye 4-17-1982
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