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  • 01:30

    It's Not the Devil- It's You!

    in Christianity

    Each one of us has a twin nature that lives within us. It is the conflict between the spirit man and carnal nature. These "twins" continually clash on the tightrope of life. Sometimes the real enemy is the "inner me". Yes, we can be our own worst nightmare! There comes a time when we're going to have to wrestle with Jacob until Israel prevails. Come and travel the next leg of our journey with Pastor Jeff Price as we continue our quest to discover the " Crack in (our) Armour"

  • 02:03

    The Big Perm Show #96 - Mark Silverman & Porch Fire

    in Entertainment

    We do it again this Sunday night at 8 p.m. CST / 9 p.m. EST !! At 8:30pm CST we talk about the Boston Mafia with former wiseguy turned author, Mark Silverman !! Then, at 9:15pm CST, we'll chat with Dakota Yeck-Petty of Porch Fire. Porch Fire wowed the crowd at Hangar 9 in Carbondale to win the Summer Camp " On The Road " Tour stop a few weeks ago

    Mark Silverman, is a Former Winter Hill Gangster and Boston Mafia member that was rising through the ranks of the Irish Winter Hill Gang while being recruited by both warring factions of the Patriarca family. His account is the first-ever inside glimpse into what went on at the street level, why people were killed, and what the stakes were.

    Silverman grew up in the shadow of Raymond Patriarca and James (Whitey) Bulger, bosses of Boston’s most infamous crime families. With a Jewish last name, his opportunities should have been limited in Boston’s Irish/Italian underworld, but he moved up quickly, gaining acceptance across the board. His book ROGUE MOBSTER is a firsthand account of the violent Boston mob wars of the 1990s, when bodies were piling up across New England and Mark Silverman was walking a tightrope between Winter Hill and the Mafia.

    Porch Fire is a bluegrass jam fusion band that is based out of Carbondale, Illinois. The band was formed in the summer of 2015. Porch Fire aims to smoothly combine several different styles of music to create their own unique sound. Although the band uses bluegrass instrumentation, they aim to mix bluegrass with jam music, reggae, rock, blues, jazz, americana, and psychedelic space sounds. For Porch Fire there is no box to contain what you will expect to hear, constantly keeping the audience on their toes !!

    The trainwreck leaves the station at 8 pm CST / 9 pm EST !! Don't miss it !!

  • 02:03

    The Big Perm Show #93 - Mark Silverman & The Bogart Jones Band

    in Entertainment

    This Sunday, at 8:30 p.m. CST, we talk about the Boston Mafia with former wiseguy turned author, Mark Silverman !! Also joining the show at 9:15 p.m. CST will be The Bogart Jones Band !! Talking Sh*t & Hurting Feelings !! We do it again this Sunday night at 8 p.m. CST / 9 p.m. EST!!

    Mark Silverman, is a Former Winter Hill Gangster and Boston Mafia member that was rising through the ranks of the Irish Winter Hill Gang while being recruited by both warring factions of the Patriarca family. His account is the first-ever inside glimpse into what went on at the street level, why people were killed, and what the stakes were.

    Silverman grew up in the shadow of Raymond Patriarca and James (Whitey) Bulger, bosses of Boston’s most infamous crime families. With a Jewish last name, his opportunities should have been limited in Boston’s Irish/Italian underworld, but he moved up quickly, gaining acceptance across the board. His book ROGUE MOBSTER is a firsthand account of the violent Boston mob wars of the 1990s, when bodies were piling up across New England and Mark Silverman was walking a tightrope between Winter Hill and the Mafia.

    The Bogart Jones Band creates handcrafted, no boundaries, stories and music. A family of brothers from different mothers with diverse musical backgrounds, making "New Music with an Old Soul". The Band will be starting the year opening up for Legendary Southern Rockers, 38 Special, in February! Wes Simmons, Ryan Rose & Tim Fiers had been working with legendary REO Speedwagon guitarist, Gary Richrath until his unfortunate and untimely passing in 2015. The musical love and spark continues on through The Bogart Jones Band! The group is now completed with the talent & musical influences of Don Mabus on Guitar and vocals, Ty Bailey on Percussion and Curt Caudill on keys.

  • 00:26

    Are You Successfully Balancing the CEO Tightrope? with Joel Trammel

    in Management

    The average tenure for a CEO is 5-1/2 years—and nearly 40 percent are fired wtihin their first 18 months.


    Successful CEO and entrepreneur Joel Trammell has defied those statistics and now shares his insights in a brand new book called The CEO Tightrope: How to Master the Balancing Act of a Successful CEO.


    In this episode, Joel joins host Kelly Scanlon to share these timely and practical insights:



    The top three challenges CEOs face
    The best metrics for measuring performance
    How aspiring CEOs can best prepare for the role
    The exact responsibilities of a CEO
    How to get employees to align with corporate goals


    . . . and a host of other tips and information for balancing the CEO tightrope.


    Listen to more podcasts from host Kelly Scanlon in the archives.


     

  • 02:35

    Let the Holidays Begin ... Balancing the Added Stresses and Desired Joys ...

    in Self Help

    When we're kids, the holidays usually represent joy and wonder, excitement and extra activity. Not for all, but for many of us. For other less fortunate kids, the desire for those emotions is there.


    As an adult survivor of brain injury and the caregivers, while the wish we could still feel that way, the truth is, the tightrope can be very thin. Sometimes as hard we try, the positive emotions can give way to overwhelming, stressful, and depressive feelings. How can we achieve a balance, or can we?  How do we makea tricky situation more tolerable and happy for everyone? 


    Special guests with a special request will be stopping by. Wendy "Yaya", her daughter Melissa and her two sons Dillon (12) and Tyler (10). They both have a terminal illness. With surgeries and proper medical care they can be expected to live into their 20s.  After they were diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and are the 2015 NE MDA Ambassadors. Their house burned down in CO. They returned to Omaha and are now both confined to wheelchairs. In the brutal climate of the midwest, a critical need has come up and we hope you can help. See www.gofundme.com/whafuw48 Or if you prefer Wells Fargo Omaha has an account set up called DillonTylerVan, which you can send a donation to. Check with your own Wells Fargo about getting the deposit made to Account number 5089869753.


    After hearing my guests, I think you'll find Thanks and Giving easier to achieve, and hopefully help in the spirit of Thanksgiving.


     


     

  • 00:01

    Joanna Langfield's Movie Minute Reviews of The Martian and The Walk.

    in Entertainment

    The Walk


    Philippe Petit thinks of his tightrope performances as art. Taking on a high-wire task himself, Robert Zemeckis, retelling Petit’s most famous walk, creates his own art, with a 3D mastery that is nothing but depth defying and beautifully sweat provoking.


    Yes, this is the story of Petit’s notorious walk between the just built towers of New York City’s World Trade Center. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, balancing the Frenchman’s arrogance and lithe charm, plays the ambitious stuntman and much of the early part of the film focuses on how Petit learned his craft and then, collected the people and plans to help him, almost literally and certainly illegally, walk on air. All of this is handled with a light grace, along with a few comic moments. We know we’re all building up to ‘the walk’, a feat every viewer knows was actually accomplished. So how does Zemeckis grab us? It’s visual. And what visual.


    The Martian


    A mass appeal movie that proclaims it’s going to ‘science the shit out of this’? Go figure: this genuinely thrilling sci-fi thriller about smart people is also sensational entertainment.


    Ridley Scott’s savvy spin on the best selling novel begins as a team of astronauts high tail it off of Mars, escaping an impending dust storm. One of their own has been killed in the evacuation and the long ride home is sad and sober. What they don’t know is that the man they left behind, their friend, is actually very much alive.

  • 01:02

    Bodega Fresh Radio: Director - Will Feagins, Jr

    in Music

    Director Will Feagins, Jr films and visuals have caputred not only the art of Hip Hop but also the emotional experience of the independent artists' journey to success.  His latest film, Divided Time, features a group of impassioned artist (Abyss, Mikeflo, Snub Zero, Jawz of Life and more) who are balancing on the tightrope between their dreams and responsibilites. Listen in on the conversation Sunday, 7PM with host Nadine Michel 


    *Divided Time will be featured at the Maysles Theatre on Saturday May 30th - for tickets and times go to www.maysles.org**

  • 02:19

    The Goddess Rising Network : The International Genocide Against Black People

    in Current Events

    What were the factors that led to this potential unraveling for the growth coalitions?



    Urban renewal increased tensions rather than resolving them, leaving cities in a greater state of fear and uncertainty.
    Demands by African-Americans to integrate neighborhoods and schools put the growth coalitions in a bind because they feared increased white flight if the demands were met. Most growth coalitions tried to walk a tightrope, some more successfully than others.
    Many local banks and corporations were bought up by even larger corporations from outside the city, or moved their headquarters to even larger cities, leaving the growth coalitions holding the bag. Some growth coalitions then fragmented.
    Up-scale neighborhoods, environmentalists, left-wing activists fresh from Civil Rights and anti-war struggles, and well-educated high-tech workers passed slow-growth legislation or blocked specific projects in some cities.
    Low-income people in small towns and urban neighborhoods, often led by women and minorities, became part of an environmental justice movement that resisted the creation of chemical dumps and waste treatments plants in their areas (Szasz, 1994).
    Unions based in service workers and government employees later joined the slow-growth, pro-neighborhood coalitions in some major cities.Planned Parenthood is the largest abortion provider in America. 78% of their clinics are in minority communities. Blacks make up 12% of the population, but 35% of the abortions in America. Are we being targeted? Isn't that genocide? We are the only minority in America that is on the decline in population. If the current trend continues, by 2038 the black vote will be insignificant.

  • 00:30

    Greg Archer, journalist and author of "Grace Revealed" March 26th, 9PM EST

    in Books

    Seventy-five years after Joseph Stalin's reign of terror across Eastern Europe, entertainment journalist Greg Archer takes a step back from Hollywood and examines his Polish family's mind-bending odyssey of the 1940s. In the process, he exposes one of the most under-reported events of the 20th Century: Stalin's mass deportation of nearly two million Polish citizens to the Siberian gulags and the life-shattering events that followed. The book, Grace Revealed, takes you on that journey.


    But the author's quest takes a dramatic turn. As he walks an emotional tightrope between the past and the present, can a serendipitous global adventure become a saving grace, heal the ancestral soul and bring justice to his family and their forgotten Polish comrades?


    Greg Archer is an award-winning journalist, editor, cultural moderator and author. His journalism and man-on-the-street coverage of agents of change, arts, culture, travel and the entertainment industry appear regularly in The Huffington Post, San Francisco Examiner, Jetset Extra and on his popular YouTube portal. He has been a contributor to Oprah Magazine, The Advocate, VIA Magazine, Palm Springs Life, Bust, Prevention, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Monterey Herald and other publications.


    The book trailer for Grace Revealed is at the link below:


    https://vimeo.com/110959574

  • 00:15

    Cornell West Discusses Hope on a Tightrope

    in Books

    Dr. Cornell West, author of "Democracy Matters" and several other NY Times bestsellers, talks about his newest book "Hope on a Tightrope" and his upcoming trip to Charlotte. To purchase tickets, visit www.realeyesbookstore.com.

  • 01:31

    INDIE FRIDAY SPOKEN WORD AND MUSIC PLAYLISTS

    in Music

    It's Your Mid-Morning Lunchtime Friday Groove - the JTA will weave some of the illest independent spoken word and music artists with label artists creating a mellow smooth soulful jazzy Hip Hop, I wanna rock right now, conscious playlist. INDIE FRIDAY is a more than listen playlist -- CALL-TO-ACTION If you're feeling a cut, please shout it out on social media (instagram, twitter, facebook, linkedin, etc), add the indie artists to your streaming playlists (Spotify, Pandora, iTunes, etc) and BUY BUY BUY the music!!! [advisory: very little explicit lyrics]


    PLAYLIST: ART (Chrisette Michele - Lyricist Opus), EVANGELIST (Lamar Anthony Hill - Black Male), YOU FOUND ME (De'Borah - The Voice Performance), I WANNA ROCK (Farrah Burns), TIGHTROPE feat. Big Boi (Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid), WHAT KIND OF COOL (Cody ChesnuTT feat. Hezekiah - Cure for the Common Soul)), CORNERED (Hezekiah - Cure for the Common Soul), TO A PLACE (Jonathan Emile - not released), BLACK RAGE (Lauryn Hill), DANCE WITH ME (This, That & the Third - Cure for the Common Soul), SUPER CHRIS (Chrisette Michele - Lyricist Opus), FIND YOURSELF (Akua Naru - How Does It Feel?), BRAVO (Ledisi - Pieces of Me), WHEN G.I. JOE MET BARBIE (Keziah feat. Richard Shaw - Cure for the Common Soul), ANYTHING (LaMonte Wheat), PARIS Ooo, La La (Amanda Brown - The Voice Performance).


    Find Master Griot Radio's All Time Playlist which features links to tracks on www.MasterGriotRadio.com/Playlist

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