Archive for the ‘Shows’ Category

James Foster, J W Rinzler

December 22 . 2010

In January 2002, for the first time, the Olympic Torch Relay visited Alaska on its way to the Winter Games. When the relay runner and accompanying camera cars passed, high school senior Joseph Frederick and several friends unfurled a banner reading BONG HiTS 4 JESUS. The book by James Foster is an  in-depth look at student rights within a public high school. Then, JW Rinzler has collected the celebrated sounds from Star Wars and put them in a new book-and-audio collection, The Sounds of Star Wars.

Stephen Macknik

December 21 . 2010

Stephen Macknik, the co- founder of the exciting new discipline of neuromagic, has convinced some of the world’s greatest magicians to allow scientists to study their techniques for tricking the brain. Sleights of Mind, is the result of a yearlong, world-wide exploration of magic and how its principles apply to our behavior.

Brad O’Leary

December 20 . 2010

According to author, Brad O’Leary, there is a war raging in America and on one side sits religion and freedom and on the other side, atheism and Satanism.  He says that American liberty hangs in the balance and he takes you deep inside the battle to save our nation’s Judeo Christian identity in America’s War on Christianity.

Seth Stern, Stephen Wermiel

December 17 . 2010

Congressional Quarterly reporter Seth Stern and Stephen Wermiel, who teaches constitutional law at American University, have produced what will likely be the definitive biography of Supreme Court Justice William Brennan who was  arguably the most influential liberal justice in history. Their latest book is Justice Brennan.

David Thomson

December 16 . 2010

Film critic  David Thomson  gives movie goers a comprehensive yet personal list of 1,000 must-see films  that are arranged alphabetically with  a  chronological index  in Have You Seen…?

Leslie Kean

December 15 . 2010

Do UFOs really exist? Leslie Kean, an investigative reporter who has spent the last ten years studying unexplained UFO phenomenon reviewed hundreds of government documents, aviation reports, radar data, and case studies with corroborating physical evidence. She carefully examined scientifically analyzed photographs and interviewed dozens of high-level officials and aviation witnesses from around the world and put it all in her new book UFOs.

Dr. Margaret Flowers, Frances O’Brien

December 14 . 2010

A federal judge in Virginia declared part of the health care bill unconstitutional and Dr. Margaret Flowers says that this ruling is just another sign of the deterioration of this complicated piece of legislation. Later Frances O’Brien with A Benevolent Virus, a collection of poignant and gripping stories about spirituality and near-death experiences.

Randy Susan Meyers

December 13 . 2010

Randy Susan Meyers is the author of  The Murderer’s Daughters and is passionate about domestic violence awareness and prevention. The book sheds light on the forgotten victims of domestic abuse—children—in its portrayal of two sisters on a path to overcome the collateral damage of family violence.

Thomas Kidd, Rob Boston

December 10 . 2010

Christmas has become the season for fighting about religion, yet in the land that first separated church and state, religion actually united citizens during the crisis of the Revolution. Historian Thomas KiddLater, reveals how fervent evangelicals forged a new political order based on an American alliance of freedom and religion in God of Liberty. Rob Boston, senior policy analyst at American United discusses his article ” Holiday Hokum: Don’t Believe Right Wing Lies About Christmas in Public Schools”.

Jessica Arons, Karen Kwiatkowski

December 9 . 2010

Abortion policy in this country does not treat all women equally and the Hyde Amendment prohibits Medicaid from covering abortion care in almost all circumstances. Jessica Arons with the Center for American Progress talks about the impact the amendment has on women of color. Later, columnist, author and retired USAF Lt.Colonel Karen Kwiatkowski tells us what should be done to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.