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Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/31/2011

OUR featured guest today is George Maul, from Florida Tech where he is head of the Department of Marine and Environmental Systems. He is here to give us a “one year later” report on the “gusher in the gulf” … the BP/TransOcean disaster. From 1960 to 1969, he served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Coast and held ranks from Ensign to Lieutenant Commander. Then through 1994, he served as an oceanographer with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). http://www.fit.edu/faculty/profiles/profile.php?value=66

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. My image “smoke break” inspired David’s essay. 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 are at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Music today from the collaboration of Mark Knopfler and Emmy Lou Harris - album title: "All the Roadrunning"
http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith http://www.markknopfler.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmy_Lou_Harris http://www.emmylouharris.com

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/24/2011

OUR featured guest today is Dan Marut, a dentist that established Quality Dental Plan in October 2009 to connect dentists looking to make a difference in their communities with new patients, while giving people without dental insurance a compelling reason to go to the dentist.

Dan is also the founder of NewDocs.com, a social media website for dentists and is a partner in a state-of-the-art dental practice in Ashland, OR. For more information about Quality Dental Plan, visit www.completedentalplan.com. We will discuss health insurance woes from the DENTAL side this time around.

Show includes a special airing of "Billionaires Tea Party" - dont miss it!

Music (after Bob Dylan's own version of show theme) from the collaboration of J.J.Cale and Eric Clapton – the CD is titled: “Escondido”
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JJ_Cale
http://www.jjcale.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Clapton
http://www.ericclapton.com

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/10/2011

Our featured guest today is Dave Niose, President of the American Humanist Association.
We will chat with Dave about the AHA, his conclusions expressed in his Psychology Today blog about the reaction to the killing of Bin Laden, and other topics, time permitting. http://www.americanhumanist.org/Who_We_Are/About_the_AHA/David_Niose_Bio...
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/our-humanity-naturally

Steve Wiehe will join us for some of his observations on current events.

Music today from the NYC indie band INTERPOL. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interpol_(band)
http://www.interpolnyc.com/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/03/2011

Our featured guest today is Bill Fletcher Jr., an editorial board member of BlackCommentator.com, senior scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies, the immediate past president of TransAfrica Forum, and the co-author of “Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice.” For a more detailed bio, please go to http://tinyurl.com/3wdbmmj Bill and I will chat about a variety of issues. good reading on Obama 2012 ... http://theragblog.blogspot.com/2011/04/bill-fletcher-jr-obama-2012-and.h...

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. my image “harbour view” 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 the Lowell George era of the band Little Feat. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Feat

Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/26/2011

Today we feature Bill Cleveland, founder and Director of the Center for the Study of Art and Community. Established in 1991, CSA&C works to build new working relationships between the arts and the broader community. Bill's books: Art In Other Places, Making Exact Change and Art and Upheaval are regarded as seminal works in the burgeoning field of arts-based community development. His most recent book, written with Patricia Shifferd, Between Grace and Fear: The Role of the Arts in a Time of Change explores the place of human creativity in the 21st Century. http://www.artandcommunity.com/

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. My image “fire dog 9-2001” inspired David’s essay. 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 world events.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/19/2011

Our featured guest today is Steve Farnsworth. Steve teaches courses in political communication and journalism at George Mason University. He is the author or co-author of four books, including Spinner in Chief: How Presidents Sell Their Policies and Themselves (Paradigm Press) and The Nightly News Nightmare: Media Coverage of U.S. Presidential Elections, 1988-2008 (Rowman & Littlefield, third edition). http://www.amazon.com/Spinner-Chief-Presidents-Policies-Themselves/dp/15...

Steve was a Canada-U.S. Fulbright Research Scholar at McGill University in Montreal and worked for ten years as a daily newspaper journalist before becoming an academic, mostly with the Kansas City Star & Times. sfarnswo@gmu.edu

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

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