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This week follows up from last week's show as John (@kesseljunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) discuss Steven Soderbergh's Unsane, a film shot on an iPhone. They discuss what this did for the film, what it could mean for how big budget films are made, whether it could open the market for more filmmakers and writers to get projects made, and more. JOIN THE MISSION! Subscribe in Apple Podcasts Feedback: TheNerdParty.com/Contact Facebook: facebook.com/TheNerdParty Twitter: @JoinNerdParty #GreatShotKid Instagram: @TheNerdParty #GreatShotKid
Fantastic show today with poets from all over the U.S. reading their poetry including callers from Lyndhurst, New Jersey, San Francisco, California, Southern California, Portage, Wisconsin and South Carolina! Plus we played a couple of spoken word tracks including a new one from Jerry Garcia and one from Rachel Kann. The show was MC'd by Poetry Super Highway's Rick Lupert.
Poet Steve Armstrong joins us to read a number of poems from his new poetry book Broken Ground. We also talk about the healing power of poetry and the magic of nature, about his poetry practice, on writing the 'walking poem', themes, rhythms, on the subtle droll humour running through the book, the difference between writing poetry and using poetry as therapy, on the editing and structuring process of pulling the book together, and much more.
Find Steve's book here: https://uwap.uwa.edu.au/products/broken-ground
Keith Hellwig has worked in law-enforcement for over 40 years. He spent 36 years working with the Wisconsin Department of corrections retiring as a captain in March 2017. For 23 of those 36 years he’s also worked as a police officer, a position he continues to hold today for two different departments. Keith has written and published two books, the first being “No Place Like Home” which was written to correct the misconceptions held about prisons and correctional officers. His first book has sold in every state in the union and in nine foreign countries. His second book, “Morning Will Come” is also set in a prison but explores the police side of Keith’s career as well. Since his retirement Keith has been invited to speak at conferences across the country including Las Vegas, West Virginia, and Tennessee. He was also a guest commentator on Brooke Baldwin‘s program on CNN. Even though he’s retired it is Keith mission and goal to inform the public about corrections and law enforcement and enhance the professional image of both.
Jenny Youngberg Dew is happily married to Larry for forty-four years. They are the parents of five children and have eight grandchildren. She is a Parent Leader in the Parent Advocacy Council of Utah for parents raising Reactive Attachment Disordered children. After meeting a legislative advocate during one of her council meetings she helped to create a house bill for Utah in the legislative session of 2016, to help the parents in her group, and it passed unanimously to become Utah Code.
Jenny has served children in many ways throughout her life in the public school systems and in her church groups. She advocates for other parents who are experiencing their children's reactive behaviors to help find services for them. She has been involved with retreats to help the mothers in her group and has joined online support groups to learn about the supports needed. She also runs the online support group for the Parent Advocacy Council for RAD. She has studied Reactive Attachment Disorder for the last sixteen years after finding out two of her adopted children were affected by the trauma related brain injuries. Jenny and Larry serve at their local men's prison in Utah twice each month and have met many they believe have trauma related disorders.
Jenny is the President of Hope Shining Brightly, LLC and Dew Crew Books. She is the author of two children's books: The Grump on the Stump, and Kyree Sue our Bug A Boo. She has twelve other children's books ready to be published. Jenny is also the author of Hope Shining Brightly; My Experience with Legal Risk Adoption and Holding The Hope; My Daughter's Journey Through Reactive Attachment
Swarthmore, PA – .Maurice Gray Eldridge is the Vice Chair for the Chester Fund for Education and the Arts and former principal of the prestigious Duke Ellington School for the Arts. Over a career spanning five decades, Eldridge has empowered students through a strong focus on the arts at the center of a liberal arts education.
“I happen to believe all kids, whatever they want to be when they grow up, will benefit from having the arts in their lives,” says Eldridge. “The arts are integrated into the curriculum of the school, which helps students learn to think creatively, work collaboratively, so they can begin to feel a part of a family, a community. We’re building a community inside a school.”
Eldridge grew up in Washington DC in an era when the city like the rest of the country was segregated. When the Supreme Court issued its desegregation order for the nation in 1954, Eldridge was heading into the tenth grade.
Eldridge in that same year was recruited into a progressive, integrated, and coed boarding school in New England, where he emgerged as a leader through his genuine commitment to the role the arts, theater, poetry, and literature can play in education. In 1979, Eldridge was named principal of the Duke Ellington School for the Arts, where he served for 10 years.
In 2005, Eldridge was instrumental in establishing the Chester Charter School for the Arts in Chester, Pennsylvania, a K-12 arts school.
For more information on Chester Charter School of the Arts, visit www.ccschoolarts.org
Faeries and dragons and apocolypse - oh my! Come join Author Angie Martin as she interviews fantasy/sci-fi author CJ Rutherford. We'll talk aobut his writing career, his vast library of works, and maybe even talk about his pet... the one we're not supposed to discuss! It will be a great discussion with an amazing author!
Angie Martin: bit.ly/thrillingbooks Marisa Oldham: bit.ly/lovestoriesauthor CJ Rutherford: www.cjrutherford.com
CJ Bio: CJ Rutherford has always been a story teller, even if they started out in his mind only. He grew up on a farm in very rural Ireland, and was left pretty much to his own devices most of the time.
So, he invented his own world, with fairies, trolls, and other mystical creatures.
His stories stayed with him throughout his life, sometimes scrawled down on scraps of paper, and occasionally brought to life in a sketch (although he’s the first to admit what he drew and what you might see might not bear any similarity to each other.)
Along came two daughters, and at last he had an outlet for his imagination. As the girls grew up they were enthralled by the characters and the worlds their father created. He even brought them to life in his fantasy world, and they never knew when he sat down to tell them their bed-time story, whether they would be fighting a dragon or playing with one.
But time moves on, and daughters grow up, and soon enough, CJ needed another way to tell his tales.
The rest, as they say, is history…or the future, depending on how you look at it.
Powered by Diversity of the Minds Radio Network and Blazin' Heat Radio comes the latest episode of Songs of Selah with your host, Scott Thomas Outlar.
On this week's show the theme is Golden Oldies where music is concerned. Plenty of tracks that will put a smile on your face and a kick in your step. But, most importantly, there will be open phone lines for the full two hours. So if you'd like to call in and read a poem or just shoot the breeze about whatever happens to be on your mind at the moment, please feel free to do so.
The number is 319-527-6171. Look forward to speaking with you!
Special Guests: D. Harlan Wilson, Sandy King, Peter Jason, Keith David Guest Co-Hosts: El Goro, Patrick Bromley Yes, we're talking about John Carpenter's They Live (1988) wherein a man with no name -- or a name that means nothing -- Nada ("Rowdy" Roddy Piper) comes to Los Angeles looking for work only to find a vast conspiracy instead. We talk to the author of the They Live Cultography, D. Harlan Wilson, as well as producer Sandy King, and actors Peter Jason and Keith David. F! This Movie's Patrick Bromley and Talk Without Rhythm's El Goro join Mike to discuss this politically-charged film as well as Pizzagate, Wrestlemania, Shepard Fairey's use of wrestling, skateboarding, and politics via the "Andre the Giant Has a Posse" phenomenon, and morning in America.
Balance-ologist Jimi Emmons is our guest for this episode of CBBN Business Journals.
Why should anyone want to listen to, or pay attention to Jimi Emmons? Well anyone attending a “Life Balance” class, reading his books, or hearing him speak publicly or privately should expect to walk away with enhanced life skills.
These life skills will provide the engaged student or listener the necessary tools and instructions on how to define, embrace, learn and live…the “balance life”.
Mr. Emmons believes that true balance must first be defined, embraced, learned, and then lived … for true Godly success!
To order his books, schedule a speaking engagement or workshop, or to arrange for a visit to your church, please go to www.Balance-ology.com. You may also email him at email@example.com or call 708-769-4290 to speak to him directly.
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Grant yourself this gift on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 11am/EST (New York City time). Tune into Off The Shelf #Books Talk #Radio. Find out why your presence is not only needed, but required in creation. Despite what you might think of yourself - creation would not function right if you were not in it.
#Author Joanne Otto, writer of the books The You-Song and The Daughter of Jerusalem, starts early teaching the truth that you cannot be replaced. Her early teachings start with her book The You-Song. Off The Shelf Books Talk Radio host, Denise Turney, will discuss the makings of The You-Song with Joanne Otto during the August 18, 2018 show.
Turney and Otto will also delve into The Daughter of Jerusalem book, taking on topics like visiting the homeland, research for a historic novel and tying characters to real life events. Callers and listeners can get their questions answered LIVE. Other ways to catch the show include thru the Off The Shelf chatroom, via iTunes and other online apps and channels.
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Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 11am/EST
Listener dial-in number: (347) 994-3490
Tell everyone to tune in. That includes your family, friends, colleagues, book lovers and people you know who can benefit from motivation, inspiration and encouragement. See you at Off The Shelf Books Talk Radio!
Not everyone has al day to hear what you have going on in your life. Most folks are way too busy to give you 30 minutes, so forget an hour. As such, Latrivia Welch, creator of the Bratva Romance and Russian Mafia Romance genre, along with The Lonely Heart Series, the Agosto Series and the Laveau Coven Series, only wants 15 minutes to keep you posted on the funny, serious and eventful parts of her journey to create your newest books.
As Sondheim wrote, "Art isn't easy," but listening to people across the globe talk about it is! Our selection of shows that fall under the art umbrella is unparalleled, because we've got the world's most beloved authors, most talked-about actors and truly groundbreaking artists discussing their work, their influences and the creative process. On any given day, join in conversation with bestselling novelists, with museum curators on major fine art exhibits, with directors and writers whose films are the talk of Sundance or Cannes, with newsmakers whose latest works are changing the face of photography, mixed media or interior design. Spoken word is also voiced here, and other forms of poetry, as are journaling, crafts and more. Yes, BlogTalkRadio is bursting with self-expression; so if you've got a creative passion you'd like to share with the world, why not host your own show? We'll have you know, that part is easy.