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  • 00:33

    Independent Everything: LIVE with Hip-Hop Artist, Poet, Writer~ Pyro Da Arsonist

    in Music

    PYRO DA ARSONIST is a Hip Hop Artist, Poet, Published Writer and Radio Personality on The Lyrically Live Show on DTF Radio. He is a native New Yorker, born in the Chelsea Section of Manhattan and he's been writing since he was 13 years old. In 2010 he had a buzz going by becoming one of only a dozen artists in 2010 to get a 14 week radio rotation on “Memoirs by A.D. The General” which earned him an award for "Most Requested Artist Of The Year." Due to health issues he was forced to take a 4 year hiatus to focus on getting healthy.


    He finally made his return in June of 2014 with his single "Crush" Feat. Meli Sul. He is currently working on his Debut Album "The Wait Is Over" & A Spoken Word Album "Inside The Mind Of An Emcee" which he plans to release in the summer of 2015 at the same time.

  • 00:33

    The Author Chat Show with Lynda D. Brown

    in Books

    Meet author David Merkatz, he's the author of the book Wrongly Charged: A Look at the Legal System.


    This book is making quite an impact due to some of the recent  headlines dealing with police and abuse of power.


    About the book:


    What would you do if you were arrested and wrongly charged with a crime? It can happen in the blink of an eye. It’s not supposed to happen in the United States, but it can at any time. After being advised by his attorney in 2013 that his new marketing strategy was legal, Florida locksmith David Merkatz was shocked to learn he was under criminal investigation. Then he was arrested and charged with money laundering and an organized scheme to defraud. With the flip of a switch, he was facing a 20-year prison sentence. He was terrified. Life as he knew it was over, and it happened in an instant. But David Merkatz was determined to fight back.


    About the author:


    Until 2013, David Merkatz made his living as a locksmith in Coconut Creek, FL. Life, he thought, was pretty good. While there were some trademark issues with his business, he was making a living and enjoying his life. That all changed August of 2013, when police arrested David Merkatz and charged him and two of his fellow locksmiths, Peter Lomagistro and Joshua Levy, with a host of crimes ranging from money laundering to petty theft.


     

  • 00:30

    Freshly Booked w/ Leslie Hachtel

    in Books

    Remember your first time? We do! Join us as we interview authors just beginning their literary journey into publication. It doesn't matter how their book is published; self-publication, independent, or traditional publishing house, the world agrees becoming a published author is a big step. We want to celebrate and spotlight these authors whose words were brought into the hands of readers. Listen in as they talk about their new experiences. Being published is an intoxicating dream…a dream these authors are living. Join us in jubilation for those who are . . . Freshly Booked!


    This week’s Featured Author is . . . Leslie Hachtel


    Leslie Hachtel was born in Ohio, raised in New York and has been a gypsy most of her adult life.  Her various jobs, including licensed veterinary technician, caterer, horseback riding instructor for the disabled and advertising media buyer have given her a wealth of experiences. However, it has been writing that has consistently been her passion. She sold an episode of a TV show, had a screenplay optioned and has so far produced five novels, including three historicals. Leslie lives in Memphis, Tennessee with a fabulously supportive engineer husband, a wonderful stepson, Matt and her writing buddy, Jakita, a terrier.


    Buy her books here!


    Freshly Booked is produced by WON Radio as part of Writers Online Network (WON). More information about WON is available at www.writersonlinenetwork.com They can also be found on Facebook and Twitter @writersonnet

  • 00:39

    Rainbow Rendezvous Welcomes Couples in the Kitchen @CouplesNkitchen

    in LGBT

    ABOUT THE STARS OF "COUPLES IN THE KITCHEN"


    One evening during a conversation with his partner Chef. D, Kory shared his concern about the lack of bonding time exhibited by today's modern family. Chef D. having the same thoughts, concurred. It was in that moment that the two of them began to brainstorm. The wanted to come up with a way to re-ignite a desire in American families to spend more time together, bonding. Before long the concept of "Couples In The Kitchen" was born. Kory and Chef D. decided to create a short video series that would reintroduce their family & friends to the idea of getting together, spending time, relating to one another over great food, conversation and light entertainment. They were optimistic that the videos would prompt others to get back to the basics of enjoying life together, again.  With that in mind, Kory began to train under his partner Chef D. and has since mastered the culinary skills which has earned him the title of Sous Chef.  Now, what started as a way to bond and share quality time with family and friends, quickly grew into something more.Soon, social media was buzzing with positive comments and requests for more videos. 


     


    Chef D. and Kory Ward are now Co-Creators & Co-Hosts of a new weekly television series, "Couples In The Kitchen."  You can follow the chefs online at: Twitter.com/couplesnkitchen, Facebook.com/couplesinthekitchen.


    www.couplesinthekitchen.net
    www.begnetworks.com
    Follow on Twitter: @CouplesNkitchen
    Follow on FB: Couplesinthekitchen

  • 00:22

    The ORACLE Speaks With ... YOU!

    in Spirituality

    Dynamic, exciting, and on fire for life Denise L. Cook, known as The ORACLE, brings insight to the internet. Her new show, The ORACLE Speaks, is a call in radio show. Inspired by the ORACLE's writing and motivated by your input. Whatever the subject, The ORACLE brings knowledge and a personal understanding to the table and leaves you feeling as if you have been hugged from the inside out!


     


    This week's Theme: INSPIRE from The ORACLE Presents Ten Pages But Nothing But The Truth, Vol 5, Truth #2


     


    Be inspired by your G-D, your love of you. Relish in it and share that joy with those you consider family and friends. Strive to inspire in others that which would impress you.


     


    Be inspired in the spirit of the Universe, that your very existence is cause and effect of a perfect plan. Be inspired in the knowledge of a source greater than you and I, taking head to step up when called on.


     


    Inspire in others the overstanding that inspiration is fed from with-in; once an idea grabs hold, that's half the struggle. To win, one must simply be inspired by the hope of winning the prize at the end. Be inspired to inspire someone else, daily. Can you imagine all that positive energy created, from all that inspiration to do well? Wow!


     


     

  • 00:27

    Sundays with Sapphire - Author Mz Sheri Baby

    in Art

    Sheri Henry-Harrigan AKA MzSheribaby owns, writes and publishes under Diamond Studded Publications. She loves writing and has been since the age of eleven. Writing became her outlet when she began to suffer from depression at the age of 12.

    Sheri has written Tales of the Broken Hearted and Nicole's Story: A Good Girl Gone Bad. She is currently working on a two part series titled Hell is Better than Love.

    Sheri is also a full time student at Full Sail University. She is interested in advancing in her writing career.

    Mrs. Harrigan lives in New York City with her two sons and her husband

  • 01:01

    Remembering Carnival Traditions, Part II

    in Culture

    The first carnival was staged in 1912 during the final years of Danish occupation and lapsed during World War I. Revived in 1952, carnival has become the second largest festival in the Caribbean.


    A month-long series of dazzling pageants and talent shows is held to choose royalty to rein over the festival. Fun events such as a boat race, Greased Pig Contest and Toddlers Derby entertain everyone at the festivities.


    A series of elimination contests to crown top performers are called Calypso Tents. Calypsonions offer satirical commentary on the state of the islands, oftentimes mocking the shenanigans of politicians. Other popular events held during Carnival is j'ouvert, a morning jump up, a food fair presenting the islands’ best traditional eats and a competition to crown the King and Queen of the parade troupes.


    A children's and adult’s parade close the lively month with brilliantly costumed and decorated troupes and floats.
    ~ Courtesy of VI Dept. of Tourism at www.visitusvi.com/culture_history

  • 00:30

    Suspense Radio One on One with Marilyn Larew

    in Books

    Suspense Radio One on One in partnered with Partners in Crime tours, is pleased to have on the show today author Marilyn Larew.


    Dead in Dubai – Available Now!


    Why is CIA officer George Branson dead? Out of the Agency and looking for work, former CIA analyst Lee Carruthers accepts his wife’s request that Lee go to Dubai and find out. When she arrives, she walks into a deadly war between rival Merchants of Death for market share. She learns that George had worked for each man under a different name, one in Dubai and one in Istanbul. With his own, that gave George three identities. Which man was murdered? Had George really been working for the Agency, or had he sold out and, if so, to whom? Who are the men following her? And why does she keep finding diamonds?

  • 00:32

    SpokenHeard with Paul Tran and Susan Dobbe Chase

    in Poetry

    Paul Tran is a Vietnamese American historian and spoken word poet. He won "Best Poet" and "Pushing the Art Forward" at the national college poetry slam, as well as awards and fellowships from Kundiman, Poets House, Lambda Literary, Napa Valley, VONA, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. His work can be found in CURA, Nepantla, cream city review, and RHINO, which selected him for the 2015 Editor's Prize. Since 2013, Paul has taught the Untitlement Project at New Urban Arts in Providence, Rhode Island, and coached the Brown University, Barnard College & Columbia University, and Providence youth slam teams. He currently lives in New York City, where he's writing his first book and working at New York University.

  • 00:26

    You Are "The One" Essay Contest Episode 35

    in Education

    Good evening everyone, happy to be back with you 2nite for our “New Beginning” 35th Episode broadcast of ‘You Are “The One” Essay Contest’  May 1st, 2thousand15. How was your weekend?  Call in & let us know of any local cool & fun upcoming events the listening audience & I would appreciate it very much! Ok, we’re taking a retrospective look at Chris Jasper’s illustrious musical career featuring ‘The Essentials of Chris Jasper’ album. Compose an essay 500 words or less relating to an experience of yours (past, present or future) to a song of your choice on the new CD release “The One” by Chris Jasper, recognized scholar, multi-talented producer, composer, singer, song writer, musician, Hall of Fame Inductee, former member of the Isley Brothers & Isley Jasper Isley Groups & recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Hear It Now Live Radio airs snippets off the album “The One” randomly throughout the contest opening & closing date. Features include songs from Chris Jasper’s personal vault.  Essays in video format must be on disc, no links accepted. Discs are subject to virus/disc analysis. A disc/electronic submission containing a virus, malware, spyware or malicious code will be disqualified & may be subject to civil/criminal action. Details/Official Entry Form will be posted on entertainmentenclosed.com and the link is available on chrisjasper.com, we will show case your talent & let’s have fun.  Entries will be submitted to the official email address:  youaretheonecontest@gmail.com or to the official physical mailing address: You Are “The One” Contest, P.O. Box 90055, Columbia, SC  29290. No mailing costs will be reimbursed. Strict adherence to the Official Rules will be followed. Good Luck Everyone!!


    Much Happiness and Much Love

  • 01:59

    On Writing: Being a Creative Person

    in Entertainment


    Writing

    Reading

    Not writing

    Learning to love your craft

    Accepting yourself as a writer

    Fandom

    Writing Fan Fiction

    Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit


     

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