The hilarious Stacey Prussman talks about the life of a comedian, her struggles including eating disorder, her movies and much more. Mechanical doping is the new black – kind of. Professional riders – yes think Tour De France have turned to small hidden motors that help propel the bike so they can recover. Maybe pro cyclists have had enough of needling each other. Nonetheless, this new method of gaining an edge has the attention of officials. Lance Armstrong…busted completely. Usain Bolt…busted and crushed hearts. When will the human capacity alone be enough? “The Dog Who Saved Pleasantville” could save your child from having to go to sugar rehab. Authors, Corrine and Jack Wlody (Team Wlody) have created a tale that speaks volumes to parents and provides great insight for kids who think sugar is just like all food…good for you and yummy (cue obnoxious buzzer sfx). WRONG! This warm tale is about smart food choices, family and the importance of community. https://store.bookbaby.com/book/The-Dog-Who-Saved-Pleasantville
Dr. Julius Garvey, son of the Hon. Marcus Mosiah Garvey, discusses a years-long effort to clear his father’s name and reputation via a presidential pardon. The founder and driving force behind the first global Black nationalist movement, the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL), in 1923 was convicted in a rigged federal trial of wire fraud. Garvey’s conviction served as the basis for his deportation back to Jamaica and, eventually, destroy the UNIA-ACL.
Has anyone else been feeling a little bit of Olympic-driven shame over the past week and a half? You know, that thing where you look at the people on your screen committing near-superhuman feats of athletic strength and think, Ugh, maybe I should run tomorrow. And then, if you’re anything like me, you pat yourself on the back for even thinking about it, and …
On the Project Censored show Peter Phillips with California Green Party activist Laura Wells as co-host interview professor Peter Mathews regarding his book “Dollar Democracy: with Liberty and Justice for Some,” regarding key issues including the decline of the middle class, inequality in education, health care, the collapse of the environment, and what needs to be done. The conversation addresses issues from GMO labeling to California’s Proposition 13 to the runaway Pentagon budget; Matthews’ underlying theme is that most contemporary political problems can be traced to the super-rich controlling the electoral process through campaign contributions.