The Infectious Myth – Melania’s Plagiarist. Does She Exist? – 05.09.17

In episode 141 David talks with Brian Friedman, a New Orleans journalist, in his quest to find out whether Meredith McIver, the woman who took the blame for the plagiarism of Michelle Obama in Melania Trump’s RNC speech, is real. She has rarely been heard from. The last time was 10 years ago when Donald Trump blamed errors in two …

What Lack of Affection Can Do to You

Recently I wrote about Juan Mann, the founder of the “Free Hugs” movement who felt so deprived of meaningful human contact that he offered to embrace strangers on the street. Perhaps you can identify with Mann. How often do you find yourself feeling lonely, craving more affection than you get? Maybe you wish your spouse or partner were a bit …


Leid Stories—Haiti Reels from Hurricane Matthew; Politics: Why Do We Continue to Play Their Game?—10.05.16

This election year, an absolute stinker for millions of voters who feel compelled, nonetheless, to do their “civic duty” and vote, should be a year of reckoning. It should be the year we answer the question: Why do we continue to play their game?
Leid Stories explores and debates the question with listeners.


A Bowl of Soul – 12.04.15

A Bowl of Soul Christmas Soul Part I – 12-04-2015

Marshmallow World – A Christmas Gift For You – Darlene Love – R&B/Pop – 1963
Merry Christmas Baby – Ike and Tina Turner – R&B – 1964
Gee Whiz It’s Christmas – Carla Thomas – R&B – 1963
Everyday Will Be Like A Holiday – William Bell – R&B – 1968
Soulful Christmas – James Brown – R&B/Funk – 1968
I’m Dedicating My Life – Danny White – R&B – 1966
The Door You Closed To Me – The Box Tops -R&B – 1968
Home – Stephanie Mills – R&B – 1989
Emmanuel – Norman Hutchins & JDI Christmas – Gospel – 2001
For Who You Are – RES – R&B – 2015
My Joy – Sarah Téibo – R&B – 2015
Little Darling (I Need You) – Marvin Gaye – R&B – 1966