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Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film. Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Evan Rook and produced by Ami ...
 
Comedian Rick Ramos sits down and talks current theatrical releases and offers suggestions for additional movie watching choices. A film fans dream come true, WatchThis is about the art, beauty, and possibilities of cinema. Each week Ramos discusses the greatest films ever made (including those that you may have missed) as well as the artists that have created these films. He also goes further in discussing how much these films mean to him and how much they will - hopefully - mean to you. Enjoy!
 
Hot Brain is about sex... but it isn't. Acclaimed sex educator Zoe Ligon and her co-host/boyfriend Mark Sandford discuss everything from intimacy, society, weird stuff from the internet, and answer the questions we all have but might be afraid to ask.
 
Live with intention. Build connection. Create a more meaningful life. Host Dan Griffin shows you how, through funny and insightful conversations about The Man Rules — those often-unconscious expectations that shape what it means to be a “real man" in the 21st century. It’s a must-listen for anyone seeking to live a more authentic life.
 
Welcome to Speak On It! A show that gives people the opportunity and space to “speak on it” and we dive into conversations on various topics. Ranging from current events, nerdom, entertainment and activism. Episodes are published bi-weekly. Subscribe and follow @SOI_Pod on Twitter to stay up to date! Host: Neysha/ @la_ney_sha on Twitter. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
A Different Lens is a bimonthly audio podcast produced by the Hampton Institute. It is hosted by the Institute’s Politics/Government Department Chair, Devon Bowers. Department chairs are interviewed each month, where articles are discussed more in-depth as well as concepts and theories relating to their specific departments. (www.hamptoninstitution.org)
 
Hip Hop artist / entrepreneur Illy and content creator Jess Robert discuss everything that makes the world broken and beautiful at the same time including current events, technology, social issues and more. Direct from their podcast studio in Toronto, Canada - they get heated over drinks and interview a wide variety of guests.
 
Welcome to F Small Talk! Why should you listen? Well we’re skipping past the weather chit chat and what everyone had for dinner last night and getting right to the good stuff. After 5 years of friendship we’re still learning the little things about each other but early on we went straight to the important details, our journey through vulnerability, privilege, adversity, and much much more. Tune in as we invite top notch guests on to the show to share their amazing stories with us!
 
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"A Patriot Must Always Be Ready To Defend His Country Against His Government" - Jim Garrison Oliver Stone's JFK (1991) On this week's episode of WatchThis W/RickRamos, Mr. Chavez & I sit down to discuss a masterpiece of cinema, and Oliver Stone's greatest achievement, JFK (1991). Fifty-Seven years later, the controversy surrounding that fateful day…
 
The 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida was the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history. A teen gunman opened fire killing 17 students and faculty and injuring 17 others. Viewpoints speaks with high school teacher Jeff Foster who was there that day and is still an active voice in ending gun violence.…
 
Minna Salami is a Nigerian-Finnish and Swedish writer, and the founder of the multiple award-winning blog, MsAfropolitan, which connects feminism with critical reflections on contemporary culture from an Africa-centred perspective. Minna is the author of her new book, "Sensuous Knowledge: A Black Feminist Approach for Everyone" - a collection of th…
 
Actor & Comedian Ashley Strand talks about his one man show, The Gospel According To Mark, filmed with one camera and all in one take! Ashley talks about why this show is relevant to today’s political climate! Download or Rent the film: Vimeo.com/ondemand/thegospelaccordingtomark discount code KRISH The Dispatch: The future for Iran. Follow, Donate…
 
The Fat Man Won't Sing: Showtime's The Comey Rule On this week's episode of WatchThis W/RickRamos, Mr. Chavez & I sit down to discuss the Showtime original film, The Comey Rule. This is a hit-and-miss film that falls short of doing it's subject matter justice. Featuring Jeff Daniels as former F.B.I. Chief James Comey and Brendan Gleeson as Presiden…
 
The National Football League was founded in 1920 – and it’s no surprise that a lot has changed since then. Viewpoints speaks with three sports experts about the evolution of the football industry, its humble beginnings and why the NFL is still so pervasive and popular in American culture.By MediaTracks Communications
 
Dr. Gail Parker is a well-known psychology expert, having been featured on nationally and internationally syndicated talk shows including numerous appearances on the Oprah Show. She is with us on the podcast today to discuss her new book, Restorative Yoga for Ethnic and Race-Based Stress and Trauma, a first of its kind book describing how Restorati…
 
Actor & Comedian Ashley Strand talks about his one man show, The Gospel According To Mark, filmed with one camera and all in one take! Ashley talks about why this show is relevant to today’s political climate! Download or Rent the film: Vimeo.com/ondemand/thegospelaccordingtomark use discount code: KRISH The Dispatch: How this new President will co…
 
On today's Hot Brain we have an interview with the Los Angeles based journalist and photographer, Gustavo Turner (@gustavoturnerx). Gustavo's perspective on the porn industry, the pleasure industry and society's relationship with sex is fantastic and we were very excited to pick his brain about some questions we had. Please check out Gustavo's writ…
 
Ep. 6: Making moves in advertising for the culture, the LA Dodgers World Series win + the controversy with Justin Turner celebrating with a positive COVID test, the new Busta Rhymes album + why a Busta vs T.I. VERZUZ would be lopsided, the Boosie/Mike Tyson interview, retirement age for rappers, where we'd move when people tell us to go back to our…
 
Inventing the Past; Creating the Future; Controlling the Present - George Orwell's 1984 & V for Vendetta On this week's cinematic adventure, Mr. Chavez & I sit down and continue our stroll through Politics, exploring cinema as a way of better understanding this strange and dangerous world. This week we take a look at one of the great works of liter…
 
Compulsive buying disorder affects around five percent of Americans. With prime shopping season fully underway, the number of ads and limited-time deals can lead to several unneeded purchases. We speak with psychologist, Dr. Michael Vilensky about how retailers get you to keep buying and what to do if you feel like you’re shopping is getting to be …
 
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, greenhouse gases trap heat in the atmosphere leading to a warmer planet. The largest source of greenhouse gas emissions due to human activities is from burning fossil fuels like coal, oil and natural gas for electricity, heat and transportation. In recent years, the increasingly dry and warm climate…
 
Virginia Mendez is a children’s book author, public speaker, and co-founder of The Feminist Shop, a brand educating on gender equality through content and also selling feminist books and ethically produced wearable activism and gifts. Her bilingual book Mika & Lolo invites parents and children to challenge gender stereotypes and focus on critical t…
 
"There's Nothing As Trustworthy . . . As The Ordinary Mind-Of The Ordinary Man" - Lonesome Rhodes November Goddammit! We're starting our dive into politics with one of the greatest looks into the media end of the political system - The Elia Kazan directed, Bud Schulberg scripted 1957 Classic A Face in the Crowd. This is an incredibly important film…
 
Topics: Biggie death, Erykah Badu, Eve's Bayou, Miss Evers' Boys (Bonus Artist: Luck Pacheco) Notes 1997 1. President: Bill Clinton 2. Feb -A Santa Monica jury finds former football legend O.J. Simpson is liable for the deaths of Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman. 3. Feb - North Hollywood shootout: Two heavily armed bank robbers conflict with officers f…
 
There are more than 5.2 million Native Americans living in the U.S., yet only a small fraction cast a ballot each election cycle. What factors lead to this low turnout? Viewpoints speaks with two experts about how historical bias feels into the current challenges facing this group.By MediaTracks Communications
 
You may be familiar with the classic children’s book, Goodnight Moon, but what about Good Morning Zoom? One mom living in New York City wanted to help her children better understand the pandemic, so wrote a parody based off of one of their favorite bedtime stories. The result? A funny, yet realistic look at parenting and getting through this period…
 
"Made me from dead. I love dead . . . hate living." On this week's episode of WatchThis W/Rickramos, Ibrahim & I sit down to discuss one of the great stories of cinema, the James Whale directed Fankenstein (1931) & The Bride of Frankenstein (1935). The legend of Baron Victor (Henry in the original film) Frankenstein has enraptured audiences since i…
 
This episode is for every woman who is considered “too much.” Too loud, too sexual, too edgy, too confident. In her new book, Too Much: How Victorian Constraints Still Bind Women Today, Rachel braids cultural criticism and storytelling together in an exploration of how culture grinds away at the bodies, souls, and sexualities of women, forcing them…
 
There Are Things to Fear - Ten Horror Films to Go Back to On this week's episode of WatchThis W/RickRamos, Mr. Chavez is absent so Mr. Ramos is forced to fly solo and talk "Ten Films That Continue to Scare the Hell Out of Him". Horror, Serial Killers, Thrillers, Chillers, Chainsaws, Sideshows, Monsters & Mad Scientists . . . the Horror Genre has ne…
 
Halloween is just around the corner, falling on Saturday, October 31st. this year. Whatever your plans are this weekend, it’s important to stay safe by following the recommended precautions. The holiday may look a little different this year, but it doesn’t have to be any less spook-tastic.By MediaTracks Communications
 
Ep. 5: We talk 50 Cent's reaction to Joe Biden's proposed tax plan, the team payroll gap in the World Series, Jeffrey Toobin and Zoom calls, people talking reckless in the safety of social media, a grand jury member speaking out about the Breonna Taylor case, if the criticism of Ice Cube is fair, and we jump on The Burner with NBA Champion, Dr. Kar…
 
S6E2: How To Break Through with Nicole D. Vick A college professor, community activist, and public health advocate, Nicole D. Vick published her first book, a memoir, called Pushing Through: Finding The Light In Every Lesson. She shares both the heartbreaking pain and the extraordinary triumphs that led her to advocacy and social justice work. Her …
 
We have a wide ranging discussion roundtable on the idea of leftist unity with a variety of activists and academics such as activists Stacy Smith and Laura Saylor, Erin Kate, a mental health therapist and PhD candidate Kentucky, Ben Stahnke, co-founder of the Center for Communist Studies, Hampton contributor AJ Reed, and Hampton Labor Issues Chair …
 
Stanley Kubrick's The Shining - Is a Scare Ever Really Just a Scare? On this week's episode of WatchThis W/RickRamos, Ibrahim & I sit down to talk one of the great films of Modern Horror Cinema - Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of Stephen King's The Shining (1980). It's important to recognize Stephen King's role in this film. So often Kubrick is given…
 
In 2016, President Trump ran on a platform that vowed to deport all of the undocumented immigrants in the country. However, four years later and this population is still relatively the same. Is it a practical plan to deport millions who have lived in the U.S. for more than a decade, are law-abiding and fill important jobs that would otherwise be va…
 
Each year, white collar crime results in losses that range between 300 and 800 billion dollars. Comparatively, other street-level crimes only total 16 billion dollars. Despite the huge cost, we seldom hear about lasting consequences for corporate offenders. We explore the prevalence of white-collar crime in our country and the systems that allow th…
 
Ep. 4: Tony B., Rex Cruz, and Aubrey cover Kanye's presidential campaign, revisit the LeBron x G.O.A.T. debate post-NBA Finals, the NBA's effective COVID-19 plan, vaccinations and the history of distrust in the Black community, Top 5 sneakers of all time, and hit TIME Magazine cover artist extraordinaire, Charly Palmer, on The Burner, to talk creat…
 
When Dr. Ivelisse Rodriguez debuted her short story collection, Love War Stories, it quickly became a 2019 PEN/Faulkner finalist and a 2018 Foreword Reviews INDIES finalist. Her collection of short stories bring a cultural richness and elegant approach to discussing heartache, violence, and the hard choices women are often faced with as they find t…
 
A Modern-Day Ghost Story - John Carpenter's: The Fog On this week's episode of WatchThis W/RickRamos, Ibrahim & I return to one of the great filmmakers of the 70's & 80's and a Master of the Horror Genre . . . John Carpenter's The Fog. This is a film that neither of your reviewers had seen before this episode. With the power of Carpenter's surround…
 
The field of private investigation is rapidly changing. And not entirely for the good. We speak with Tyler Maroney – a journalist turned private eye about the evolution of the industry and the role tech-savvy investigators play in influencing and providing transparency to governments, corporate entities, criminal justice lawyers and other sectors.…
 
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