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  • 00:31

    2013 WLS AWARD: ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS!

    in Weight Loss

    ***2013 AWARDS***
    The WLS Awards are *nominated by* and *voted on* by members of the WLS Community. Any person, business, or charitable organization that is part of the weight loss surgery and bariatric community is eliglble, EXCEPT Diva Taunia and last year's winners.
    After a week of voting for the nominees, the 2013 winners are announced!  
    Also, please be sure to visit the following site for more info:
    http://www.divatauniablog.com http://www.facebook.com/divataunia http://www.twitter.com/divataunia
    Many thanks to our very supportive sponsors!  Wellesse Liquid Bariatric Vitamins, Vita4Life.net providing fast-dissolving no filler vitamins and supplements, and Slimpressions Shapewear:  the most comfortable shapewear on the planet!

  • 01:00

    An Hour With Bill Gorgo

    in Comedy

    Bill's career in entertainment has been a regular buffet. While performing standup remains his first love, he has written 3 plays and a television series, acted in half a dozen stage productions, is an award winning storyteller, has been active in talk radio, and conducted classes in the art of comedy. No wonder he always seems tired.


    His credits include:


    Oprah Winfrey Show / ABC / performer


    Winner of the 4th annual WNEP SKALD -- Storytelling Contest


    Cofounder of “Chicago Style StandUps”


    Weekly News Roundtable / The Spike Manton Show / WCKG, 105.9 FM, Chicago 


    Phobia” / WNEP Theatre, Chicago / Creator


    “Bark Like A Comic” / Victory Gardens Theatre, Chicago / Co-author


    “Lost Weekend” / Zebra Crossing Theatre, Chicago / Co-author


    “Night Time with Tom Dreesen” / WLS-TV, ABC-Chicago / staff writer

  • 00:31

    2013 WLS FINALISTS - NOMINEES IN EACH CATEGORY

    in Weight Loss

    ***2013 NOMINEES ARE,,,***
    The WLS Awards are *nominated by* and *voted on* by members of the WLS Community. Any person, business, or charitable organization that is part of the weight loss surgery and bariatric community is eliglble, EXCEPT Diva Taunia and last year's winners.
    After a week of voting for the nominees, the top three nominations in each category as announced!  After the announcement, voting opens to determine the winners, who will be announced and "crowned" on next week's program!
    Also, please be sure to visit the following site for more info:
    http://www.divatauniablog.com http://www.facebook.com/divataunia http://www.twitter.com/divataunia
    Many thanks to our very supportive sponsors!  Wellesse Liquid Bariatric Vitamins, Vita4Life.net providing fast-dissolving no filler vitamins and supplements, and Slimpressions Shapewear:  the most comfortable shapewear on the planet!

  • 00:23

    WLS Audition

    in Politics

    WLS Audtion

  • 02:01

    THE IDECLAIR SHOW...

    in Politics Progressive

    @IDECLAIRMEDIA In this era of Media consolidation & diverse Media entities shrinking, or failing completely, creating our own incomes & revenue streams in Broadcast Entrepenuering has taken on new life, in the new world of new Media. 


    Strategic New Media navigation is essential in Brand establishing, building & succeeding.


    Our Special Guest: Media Marketing Expert:


    Kipper McGee, Author of "Brandwidth: How Big Broadcasting is Missing the Mediamorphosis" It's Must Read!


    Get it here: http://eckhartzpress.com/shop/brandwidth/  


    @KipperMcgee 'Media Brandwidth Strategist & Consultant. Former PD at WLS/Chicago, WDBO/Orlando, KBEST 95/San Diego and others. Unabashed digital evangelist.'


    No Matter What... Know YOUR Value. 


    No Matter What... Know YOU Matter.


    IDECLAIR MEDIA, THE IDECLAIR SHOW... 


    REAL. RAW. RIGHT NOW... 


    IDECLAIR IT. http://ideclairmedia.com/our-special-guest-broadcast-media-marketing-brand-expert-kipper-mcgee-author-of-brandwidth-how-big-broadcasting-is-missing-the-mediamorphosis-its-must-read/

  • 02:45

    Backstage Pass Radio Presents: DOWNSIZE DIVAS w/Diva & Dag

    in Music

    Happy 69th Birthday to Taunia's Dad Chet!


    We're taking a one-week break from our usual Lunchtime Concert Series of music to bring you a special "sneak peek" of Diva Taunia's NEW show scheduled to launch next month in October: DOWNSIZE DIVAS! sponsored by Downsize at Home and Wellesse Liquid Vitamins and Supplements. Taunia will be co-hosting this once a month  program with her good friend, and author of "Powerful Hunger," Dagny Kight and we want YOU to be part of it! 


    First, we want to hear from you about what day and time works best, and we're going to enter you into a raffle to win a gift basket full of goodies just to let us know here on this Google Doc (by Thursday, 9/24) easy! 


    We'll also be looking for FOUR AMAZING DIVAS to showcase, feature, and GLAM up (with FREE stuff each month)!  Don't miss Dagny's call for the Downsize Divas!  You can APPLY HERE to STAR in our campaign!


    Of course we're going to talk about what's happening in the news: the "Dear Fat People" video from "comedian" Nicole Arbour, and also the "Fat Guy Across America" story of a 560 lb man who raised $11K in foundations for a bike ride across the US to better his health that's never actually happened. No updates, no money, no progress. Lots of controversy!


    We welcome your calls (347-857-2052) & the chat room will be open!

  • 00:59

    2011 WLS AWARDS! Winner Announcements

    in Entertainment

    OFFICIAL WLS AWARDS FACEBOOK PAGE!
    8:00pm EST : Tonight on the Backstage Pass Radio Program, we find out the winners for the 2011 Backstage Pass Radio WLS Awards!  Did your favorites win?  Tune-in to find out!   And right after the award winner announcement, our pals over at Bariatric TV Support Chat Radio will be on at 9:00pm EST to talk with our winners, hear acceptance speeches and more.  Be sure to put both shows on your listening dial for this coming Monday night!
    The Backstage Pass Radio Program is sponsored by Celebrate Vitamins.  Celebrate Vitamins provides bariatric patients with the best bariatric vitamin supplements on the market at affordable prices.  Visit them at www.celebratevitamins.com
    Diva Taunia's Backstage Pass Radio Program can be heard every Monday night at 8:00pm EST at www.backstagepassradio.com.  
    Want to connect with Diva Taunia ONLINE?
    www.divataunia.com
    www.divatauniablog.com
    www.youtube.com/divataunia
    www.divatauniadolls.com
    www.facebook.com/divatauniawls
    www.twitter.com/divataunia
    www.klout.com/divataunia
     

  • Strategic Mindset and Guerrilla Marketing

    in Business

    Peter Druker is quoted saying that "culture will eat strategy for breakfast every time". Although most people in business believe that the key to business success is in the strategy, companies like Apple and Zappos understand that the key to business successes is in the mind-set of an individual and the collective mindset, otherwise known as culture. Strategy is important but there is a sequence as to how to get the best performance and productivity and mindset and culture come first. Today we are going to hear from Ken Courtright on how he translates his powerful mindset into his marketing strategies that have made him a big success and make money for others. 


    A Best Selling Author in 5 Categories, Ken has recently been featured on WLS, WGN, FOX, CBS, A&E, NBC, and most recently on the Biography Channel. Ken’s portfolio of websites includes over 600 revenue-generating websites that are seen more than 100 Million times each year.After 5 years of doubling revenue year after year, in August of 2013, and now again in 2015, Ken’s 23 year old company, was ranked in Inc. Magazine as one of the 1,000 Fastest Growing U.S. Companies. After 2 best-selling books of his own, this past July, Ken was asked to be the new author of the best-selling marketing series: Guerrilla Marketing. 


     

  • 00:45

    Waller County Sheriff officials said they believe Bland died in her cell the mor

    in Religion

    Waller County Sheriff officials said they believe Bland died in her cell the morning of July 13, from asphyxiation with a trash bag, three days after she was pulled over for not using her turn signal and then arrested for allegedly assaulting an officer.


    The Harris County medical examiner ruled her death a suicide. But Waller County District Attorney Elton Mathis said the 28-year-old’s death would be treated “just as it would be a murder investigation.”


    “There are many questions that are being raised here in Waller County,” Mathis said. “It needs to be a thorough and exhaustive review.”


    Most of those questions and conspiracy theories were dispelled on July 28, when prosecutors released video of Bland walking through the jail and posing for her mugshot during the booking process:


    Before the video was released, the strongest evidence was Bland’s voicemail to a Texas friend, LeVaughn Mosley, from her cell. In the voicemail posted by WLS-TV, Bland said, “how did switching lanes with no signal turn into all of this?”

  • 00:24

    Vocalion Records Lester McFarland and Robert A. Gardner

    in Country Music

    Playing Forgotten Music on 78 RPM Records by Curt Hahn


    Vocalion Records Lester McFarland & Robert A. Gardner


    Lester McFarland & Robert A. Gardner WHEN I WAS SINGLE


    SARAH JANE


    The Bright Sherman Valley


    The East Bound Train


    Lay My Head Beneath the Rose


    Sweet Allalee


    All credit due to the artist, musicians and Record Companies  


    No profit or income derived from this podcast.


    Have a historic 78 RPM and story you want to share with my listeners?  Contact me at: Www.facebook.com/s3productions2 or oscssw@juno.com


    Vocalion was founded in 1916 by the Aeolian Piano Company of New York City, which introduced a retail line of phonographs at the same time. The name was derived from one of their corporate divisions, the Vocalion Organ Co. 


    WHEN I WAS SINGLE


    Vocalion 5122 


    SARAH JANE


    Vocalion 5122 / E3933


    Lester McFarland & Robert A. Gardner The Bright Sherman Valley / the East Bound Train


    Vocalion 5174  


     Year: 1927


    A: The Bright Sherman Valley


    Vocal Duet with Harmonica, Mandolin and Guitar


    B: The East Bound Train


    Vocal Duet with Mandolin and Guitar


    AKA Mac & Bob, &as the Miller Brothers.


    http://somelocalloser.blogspot.com/2011/04/lester-mcfarland-and-robert-gardner.html


    Lay My Head Beneath the Rose / Sweet Allalee


    Chip near edge of the record


    Vocalion 5199


    Manufactured By the Brunswick Balke Collender Company


    Both are Vocal Duet with Harmonica, Mandolin and Guitar


    A: Lay My Head Beneath the Rose


    B: Sweet Allalee


    Lester McFarland and Robert Gardner were heard on WLS from 1931 to 1950.


    "Mac and Bob," our sweet harmony singers, are Lester McFarland and Robert Gardner, 

  • 01:30

    Maureen Boyd from WLS Lifestylesl

    in Health

    WLS lifestyles magazine contributing writer/columifenist, Maureen Boyd takes living life passionately to a new level. Experience a post-op world full of new found senses, healing reflections, a healthy lifestyle and the chance at Living Normal.