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Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/12/2011

Our featured guest today is Cherie Kerr, who founded ExecuProv http://execuprov.com/ in 1983, has provided a variety of classes on presentation and communication skills to hundreds of business professionals from Fortune 100 and 500 companies. A founding member of the world-famous L.A. Groundlings (alumni from the 90’s alone include SNL players Will Ferrell, Cheri Oteri and Chris Kattan),
http://www.groundlings.com/performers/alumni.aspx
Kerr was the founder in 1990, Executive Producer and Artistic Director for the Orange County Crazies, a sketch and improvisational comedy troupe in Santa Ana, California. She also served as the group's head writer. She has received rave reviews for her work as a writer, performer and director and teacher.

We will explore humor and politics.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/05/2011

Our featured guest today is LINN WASHINGTON. Linn is a columnist for The Philadelphia Tribune; a freelance journalist for THISCANTBEHAPPENING.NET and other publications. Linn writes extensively on matters involving the criminal justice system, racism and other topics. We will focus our discussion today on several issues: the attacks against the middle class; nuclear safety in USA, and other topics. Linn is also an Assistant Professor of Journalism at Temple University in Philadelphia. http://www.thiscantbehappening.net/washington

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. My image “Acoustic White” inspired David’s essay. be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Music will be from “the queen of the blues”, Koko Taylor. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koko_Taylor
http://www.kokotaylor.com/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/29/2011

Today we have the 2006 Democratic candidate for Gov.of California, Phil Angeledes. Phil is the former Treasurer of the State of Calif., who last month concluded an 18-month stint as Chairman of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. In late January the Commission published its findings – the first official government report on what caused the crisis. http://www.fcic.gov EIB will explore the committees findings and again ask the question: “why is no one in jail for this”?

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. My image “Red and Black” inspired David’s essay. be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

MUSIC today from bluesman Robben Ford. touring this year has him at BB King’s on April 21. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robben_Ford
http://www.robbenford.com/

And lastly, our pal STEVE WIEHE will check in from Florida to give us his take on events.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/21/2011

Today we have a very special guest from right here in our local community, Bruce Stasiuk. There is no “canned bio” on bruce. I will gladly let him tell you his story that includes multiple college degrees and an exemplary career of 34 years teaching some terrific long island kids. He near single-handedly orchestrated a community forum in Setauket with both the peace and pro-war “sides of the street” represented. I consider myself quite lucky to have represented “our side” in the negotiations leading up to a very volatile and exciting community forum – well attended by the community with the two groups at dramatic loggerheads.
Bruce has a blog at http://politrixs.blogspot.com/

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. My image and David’s essay are entitled: “Rebels Without a Cause”. be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com NOTE: David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

MUSIC today from John Hammond’s “Wicked Grin cd.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_P._Hammond

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/15/2011

Today we will lift up the rocks and examine the underbelly of the causes of the Great Recession, the greed grab of the banksters and Wall Street. AND WHY NONE OF THEM ARE IN JAIL!! Our featured guest is John Alan “Jack” James, professor at Pace University’s Lubin School of Business and an expert on corporate governance and regulatory issues.

Our pal Steve Wiehe will have some commentary on world events so dont miss that.

We are featuring some excellent jazz from The Bill Charlap Trio.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Charlap http://billcharlap.com/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/08/2011

Today we will conclude our exploration of the brave new world of Social Media. Our guest is Michelle Strahilevitz, Professor of Marketing at Golden Gate University. Michelle earned her Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of California at Berkeley. Her research focuses on consumer behavior.
http://www.ggu.edu/about/faculty/faculty_directory/michal_ann_strahilevi...

We will also hear from J. David Gray – OUR RESIDENT SCRIBE – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. My untitled image inspired David’s essay “open tuning”. be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com NOTE: there is also a link to David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

MUSIC today from Dinah Washington
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dinah_Washington

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/01/2011

Today we will continue to explore the brave new world of social media. Our guest is Dave Parry, Assistant Professor of Emerging Media and Communications, UT, Dallas. David studies the ways in which people communicate in the digital age, and prepares students to use new media; how technology, and language as technology, shape the act of reading. We will discuss his analysis of the events in North Africa regarding social media. Parry earned his Ph.D. in English from the University at Albany (SUNY). http://profoundheterogeneity.com/
http://outsidethetext.com/trace/

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. My image “door in wall” inspired David’s essay of the same name. be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com NOTE: David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

And lastly, our pal Steve Wiehe will check in from Florida to give us his take on events.

MUSIC today from Roberta Flack.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roberta_Flack
http://www.robertaflack.com/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 02/22/2011

Today we will do a broad overview of the brave new world of SOCIAL MEDIA. Our guest is Penny Sansevieri; Penny is CEO and founder of Author Marketing Experts, Inc., is a best-selling author and internationally recognized book marketing and media relations expert. She is an Adjunct Professor teaching Self-Publishing for NYU. Her company is one of the leaders in the publishing industry and has developed Social Media/Internet book marketing campaigns. http://www.amarketingexpert.com.

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. Both my image and David’s essay is titled “arches" – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

And lastly, we are having an in studio guest for a general discussion of issues driving us all nuts these days.

Music today from veteran rocker Leon Russell. http://www.leonrussellrecords.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Russell

Everything Is Broken playlist for 02/15/2011

Today we will look at what the USA can create other than invasions of defenseless nations – a look at entrepreneurs and their stories of success. Our guest is Bob Jordan, who himself has been launching and growing companies and helping other entrepreneurs do the same for the past 20 years. We will discuss his latest book: “How They Did it” – Billion Dollar Insights from the Heart of America” http://www.Howtheydiditbook.com Bob's company website is http://www.interimCEOinterimCFO.com

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. Both my image and David’s essay are entitled “Dead Man Listening” – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Music today will be from “the little orchestra” from Portland, OR, PINK MARTINI. We will hear selections from their 2009 cd: “Splendor in the Grass”
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pink_Martini http://pinkmartini.com/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 02/08/2011

Today we conclude our series on USA INFRASTRUCTURE – our featured guest is Barry LePatner, attorney and author of “Too Big To Fall – America’s Failing Infrastructure and the Way Forward”. Barry has thirty years in development, engineering, design, cost and architecture aspects of construction projects; is a construction attorney representing developers and owners; and is the founder of the NYC construction law firm LePatner & Associates. http://barrylepatner.com/

OUR RESIDENT STORYTELLER, Margaret Meyers will join us from the Twin Cities. Margaret’s website is www.storyteller.net/tellers/mmeyers

Music today from THE ROLLING STONES' classic album “Exile on Main Street". http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_Stones
http://www.rollingstones.com/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 02/01/2011

TODAY we continue our series on USA infrastructure – our featured guest is Catherine Ross, an internationally known transportation and urban planner. She is currently the Director of the Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development at Georgia Tech. She was the first Exec. Director of the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority and served on the Executive Committee of the Transportation Board of the National Academy of Sciences.
http://www.cqgrd.gatech.edu/about/staff/catherine_ross.php

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. Both my image and David’s essay are entitled “The Assassin” – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com NOTE: there is also a link to David’s other writings at wusb.fm/broken

And lastly, we are hoping to hook up with Steve Wiehe in south florida for a general discussion of issues driving him nuts these days.

Music today from Shinedown. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinedown
http://www.shinedown.com/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 01/25/2011

Today we begin a series on USA INFRASTRUCTURE. our featured guest is Gerry Galloway, Professor of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and an Affiliate Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland - his teaching and research focus is on water resources and natural disaster policy and management. http://www.civil.umd.edu/ Among many topics will be the discussion of the miserable grades earned by the USA in the annual ASCE INFRASTRUCTURE REPORT CARD. http://www.infrastructurereportcard.org

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. Both my image and David’s essay are entitled “brass” – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

MUSIC today from the “bishop of soul”, the teacher and the preacher, Solomon Burke. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solomon_Burke

Everything Is Broken playlist for 01/18/2011

Today we will continue our look at the “evils of socialism” with our featured guest, Patrick Gray, President of Prevoyance Group, a business strategy consulting company in the Charlotte area. Patrick has lived and worked in socialist states in Europe and will share his observations and insights with us. http://www.prevoyancegroup.com

We will also hear from J. David Gray – OUR RESIDENT SCRIBE – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. David’s essay was inspired by my image “fixer-upper” – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com NOTE: there is also a link to David’s other writings at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

MUSIC today from Texan Jimmie Dale Gilmore. http://www.jimmiegilmore.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmie_Dale_Gilmore

Everything Is Broken playlist for 01/11/2011

Today we will explore a variety of political topics with emphasis on SOCIALISM. Our featured guest is Kyle Scott, Political Science Dept., University of Houston. He has authored two books and a forthcoming third, “Federalism: Theory and Practice,” will be available Spring 2011.

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. Both my image and David’s essay are entitled “THE DJ” – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com NOTE: there is also a link to David’s other writings at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

MUSIC today from The Brian Setzer Orchestra. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Setzer_Orchestra

Everything Is Broken playlist for 01/04/2011

TODAY we will explore a variety of topics with friend of the show and all around sage, STEVE WEIHE.

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. Both my image and David’s essay are titled “Birds of a Feather” – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com Note: David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Music today … from the deep south … THE ALMAN BROTHERS BAND.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 12/28/2010

Today we will explore a variety of topics with blogger extraordinaire David Lindorff. http://www.thiscantbehappening.net/

We will also hear from J. David Gray, our resident scribe, for another segment of our SYNERGY project. David’s essay “Inner Sanctum”, was inspired by my image “the table is set” – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com NOTE: there is also a link to David’s other writings at wusb.fm/broken

MUSIC today … from the UK veterans, THE DIRTY STRANGERS.
http://dirtystrangers.com/about/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 12/21/2010

TODAY we will explore war from the standpoint of moral integrity, values and ethics. We will speak with Bill Felice, professor of political science and head of the International Relations and Global Affairs discipline at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL. He is author of the book “How do I Save my Honor – War, Moral Integrity and Principled Resignation” http://williamfelice.com/wff/home

We will also have an in-studio guest, Kate Valerio, health educator at the student health center here at Stony Brook University. We will try to make some sense of the present generation of college student, their culture, health and stressors. http://studentaffairs.stonybrook.edu/shs/
http://studentaffairs.stonybrook.edu/cpo/index.shtml

Music today … will let us dip into the fun side of Christmas and tip my panama hat to my Canadian roots with selections from LEON REDBONE’s “Christmas Island” album. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Redbone http://www.leonredbone.com/menu_frame.html

Everything Is Broken playlist for 12/14/2010

TODAY we will continue our analysis of the WIKILEAKS story. We will speak with Morris Panner, former federal prosecutor and DOJ attorney.
He is also a Senior Advisor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government on Cyber Security. A full bio can be found at: http://tinyurl.com/24a7axq Panner is now CEO of GroupFlier.com, a community messaging platform, enabling secure conversations with people and organizations.

We will also hear from J. David Gray – OUR RESIDENT SCRIBE – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. David’s essay “A Man in Full”, inspired by my image “elvis c” – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

MUSIC today will feature the late New Orleans R&B artist SNOOKS EAGLIN. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snooks_Eaglin

Everything Is Broken playlist for 12/06/2010

TODAY we will speak with Jonathan Askin, Assoc. Professor of Clinical Law, Brooklyn Law School to discuss the broad legal aspects of WIKILEAKS. Jonathan also has more than a decade of experience in the communications industry. Askin is a sought-after expert in the field of internet law, he played a key role in President Obama’s Internet Governance Group. He has also served as president and general counsel for the Association for Local Telecommunications Services and was a senior attorney at the Federal Communications Commission. www.brooklaw.edu/blip http://tinyurl.com/36o954j Lastly, Jonathan was published yesterday in HUFFINGTON POST: http://tinyurl.com/2bj78ee

We will also hear from J. David Gray, our resident scribe, for another segment of our SYNERGY project. David’s essay “gotham wiki" was inspired by my image “crime scene” – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com to David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

MUSIC today will feature singer songwriter MADELEINE PEYROUX. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madeline_Peyroux

Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/30/2010

TODAY we will speak with John Truman Wolfe on the economic crisis both here and abroad. He has been a senior credit officer for two California banks: one in the San Francisco Bay Area, the other in Beverly Hills and is the co-founder of a prestigious Los Angeles based business management company, where, as a registered investment adviser, he oversaw the financial and investment matters of some of the biggest names in Hollywood.

His latest book is "Crisis By Design: The Untold Story of the Global Financial Coup and What You Can Do About It". http://johntrumanwolfe.com
We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. David’s essay “wireless words” was inspired by my image “the writer” – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

MUSIC today will feature blues singer BIG MAMA THORNTON.