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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.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/23/2010

TODAY we will speak in-studio with Ambassador Harsh Bhasin, the current Chair of the Department of Asian & Asian-American Studies here are Stony Brook University. We will be discussing international relations between India, China and the United States. Ambassador Bhasin has been a Visiting Professor of International Relations at SBU since 2001. Before joining Stony Brook, he served as a career diplomat for nearly four decades with overseas assignments that included serving as India’s Ambassador to Botswana, South Africa and Denmark. He was an official observer at South Africa’s first ever non-racial elections that were held in 1994 and which returned Nelson Mandela to power. http://www.stonybrook.edu/aaas

We will also hear from our resident scribe, J. David Gray, for another segment of our SYNERGY project. We chose today to match his essay “I Squandered a Fortune” to my image “abstract#24” – 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 David Byrne.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/16/2010

TODAY we will speak with BJ Gallagher, an inspirational author and speaker. She writes business books that educate and empower, women's books that enlighten and entertain, gift books that inspire and inform, and kids' books that charm and delight. She motivates and teaches with empathy, understanding, and more than a little humor. Her frequent theme is the "Power of Positive DOING." http://bjgallagher.com

She and I will follow up on my opinion piece last week and discuss sociologist Alvin Toffler's seminal work "Future Shock" and how the pace of change can impact our health and well being. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Future_Shock

We will also hear from our resident scribe, J. David Gray for another segment of our SYNERGY project. His essay "Good Women" inspired my image “The Reader” ... be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com for David’s other writings check out: http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

MUSIC today will feature selections from JOE COCKER LIVE – circa 1990. http://www.cocker.com/us/home http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Cocker

Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/09/2010

TODAY we will speak with Patrick Burns of the Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund (http://TAF.org). TAF is a nonprofit public interest organization dedicated to combating fraud against the Federal Government through the promotion and use of the federal False Claims Act and its qui tam provisions.

Patrick has been Director of Communications at Taxpayers Against Fraud since 2004. He is a graduate of Oberlin College (BA) and Georgetown University (Masters). Mr. Burns has spent 28 years in the nonprofit arena, and appeared on such diverse shows as The Today Show, Hardball, Good Morning America, The Newshour, Nightline and Crossfire. He has authored scores of editorials in major newspapers across the United States, and has worked for 14 years on Medicare, Social Security and prescription drug issues, as well as an additional decade on population growth and and street drug crime issues.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/02/2010

TODAY we will discuss the power of art to educate and to deceive. Our guest is ELLEN LIVINGSTON, doctoral candidate at Teachers College, Columbia University will discuss feature and documentary films and their use as an educational tool.
http://www.tc.edu/news/article.htm?id=7301; http://socialstudies.pressible.org/apope/what-do-you-do-with-all-those-b...

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. His essay inspired me to create the image “street race” – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com/#/gallery/new-images/ for David’s other writings: http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Today we feature the music of Los Lobos. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Lobos; http://www.loslobos.org/site/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 10/19/2010

TODAY we will discuss politics and the arts from the perspective of the Democracy and Jazz project, "Let Freedom Swing". At the heart of this project is retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and musician, composer, educator and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center Wynton Marsalis. http://letfreedomswing.org/

Representing the "Democracy and Jazz" project is Teachers College at Columbia University professor Margaret Crocco. She has also served as editor and project leader for the "Teaching The Levees" curriculum based on Spike Lee's award-winning film, “When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts” - we hope to have time to delve into this project a bit as well.

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. His essay inspired me to create the image "bad girl” - be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com there is also a link to David's other writings at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

MUSIC today will feature the iconic jazz singer ANITA O’DAY. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anita_O%27Day

Everything Is Broken playlist for 10/12/2010

TODAY we will cover a variety of contemporary topics in an interview with ROHIT SAKHUJA, Executive Director of the “Energy Innovations Project” – at the 
Industrial Performance Center of MIT. http://web.mit.edu/mitei/ Rohit is an MIT and Stanford Business School Alum. And, very pertinent for today’s show, he also wears the hat of a fellow talk show host at WMBR, Cambridge – the program is Paradigm Shifts and it is engineered by former WUSB staffer David Goodman, brother of Amy. http://www.paradigmshiftsradio.com/index.htm

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. This is our second try at reversing the concept … he will read his essay that inspired me to create the image "road patina” - 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

Andrew Welch will inspire our audience with his efforts to supply books to rural Laotians; all in the context of his around the world adventure just completed. http://beyondthecenter.wordpress.com/2010/03/