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Add Passion and Stir: Big Chefs, Big Ideas is the weekly Share Our Strength podcast about people who are changing the world. Each week, Billy Shore, the founder and chairman of Share Our Strength, has a conversation with a guest from the culinary world and an industry thought leader creating a thought-provoking discussion. As much as food has become a source of pleasure and celebration, it’s amazing how food is central to our health, environment, educational achievement, sustainability, and ...
 
What happens when college public radio becomes unhinged? Join Professor Gordon Pringle of La Brea Community College ("Where The Tar Meets The Sidewalk"), for These United States Stories, as he interviews a man who lives in a whale, a consumer advocate for watchers of online porn, the proprietor of a family billy club business and other craftsmen, crackpots and characters from around the country. A new interview each week, painting a picture of the USA, one disturbing story at a time.
 
A heady mix of thrills, mystery, atmosphere and memorable characters, Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson is a classic adventure story that has enthralled both young and old alike ever since it was first published in 1883. Right from the racy opening chapter where the young hero Jim Hawkins encounters a mysterious guest, Billy Bones, at the Admiral Benbow Inn run by his widowed mother, the tale carries the reader off on an edge-of-the-seat roller-coaster ride of non-stop action and dra ...
 
Welcome to “Making It With Terry Wollman”, the show that explores the secrets, successes and strategies for making it in the music biz. In the studio, the classroom, and in my travels, I so often get questions about the creative process, so I created this show to focus on what it takes to have a lasting career in the ever-changing landscape of the music business. You’re really in for a treat, as I have invited my friends, some of the best and brightest in music, to share their stories. I gua ...
 
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Can we shift our historic stigma about people living in poverty? Princeton poverty researcher and author Kathryn Edin joins hosts Billy and Debbie Shore to discuss how changes to certain tax credits in the $1.9 trillion COVID relief American Rescue Plan will give more Americans support to move out of poverty. “We have turned 400 years of history ab…
 
Momentum Generation icon, former Championship Tour competitor, and commentator-turned-coach Ross Williams talks about the differences between surfing in 2021 compared to when he was on tour in the 1990s, from the boards to the dream contest locations to the level of progression. He looks back at growing up on the North Shore, becoming friends at a …
 
How do we continue to care for each other as the pandemic draws to a close? Congressman Mike Thompson from California’s 5th District and influential Sacramento chef Patrick Mulvaney join host Billy Shore to discuss how the pandemic has affected the food and wine industries. “The [recently-passed] FEED Act is pretty straightforward: It recognizes th…
 
Four-time World Champion and Newcastle native Mark Richards talks about his hometown’s strong surfing culture, how it produces so much high-level surf talent, and which tour surfers have looked best during their preparation for the upcoming Rip Curl Newcastle Cup presented by Corona. He tells stories of his first trips to Hawaii during the “Bustin’…
 
On today's episode of Add Passion and Stir, we'll be talking with former Secretary of Education John B. King about closing achievement gaps in our educational systems. We recorded this episode on Monday March 21st just hours before the tragedy in Boulder, Colorado when a gunman entered a grocery story and killed 10 people. We spoke with Congressman…
 
South African Championship Tour star Jordy Smith talks about the pro surfing hype machine, surviving the spotlight put on him at a young age, never crumbling under the weight of expectations, and how the media drives sponsorships. He looks back at his eventful quarantine, in which he experienced the birth of his child, was home for a South African …
 
Can you build a successful and fun brand around serious social justice topics? Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream join Billy Shore to talk about feeding hungry kids, police reform, and how businesses can make a difference on social issues. “Passing legislation that is going to reduce child poverty in the US by 40% is huge – i…
 
Author and surf scribe Nick Carroll joins the podcast for a deep discussion about a wide and unexpected array of surfing topics. He breaks down the differences between Australian and American surf journalism as well as the similarities between the California and Australia surf scenes. He describes how you can learn a lot about who a person really i…
 
When is philanthropic giving the most meaningful? Bestselling author John Grisham and Share Our Strength Board member Renee Grisham join Billy Shore to discuss their partnership, philanthropy, and how they choose to support issues that are personal to them. “There is plenty of food in this country… but the framework isn’t always there to get the fo…
 
The next episode drops on Thursday on its own podcast page. Make sure to follow and subscribe! https://link.chtbl.com/CaughtInsideEp01 For 14 days, the world's best surfers are quarantined in Australia with nothing better to do than have conversations with their favorite surfing announcer. Listen in to find out how they're staying sharp, staying fi…
 
What will it take for Americans to trust each other again? Long-time New York Times columnist Frank Bruni joins the podcast to talk about his days as a restaurant critic, his goals as an op-ed columnist, and the current state of civic discourse in America. “Based on which [cable news channel] you’ve gone to, you can have an understanding of events …
 
1990 World Champion and women’s surfing pioneer Pam Burridge talks about the upcoming “Girls Can’t Surf” film about the trailblazing group of female professional surfers in the 1980s. She describes the early days of the women’s tour and the intense struggle to take on the male-dominated pro surfing world to achieve equality. She dives into her surf…
 
How can we overcome gender and racial discrimination in the culinary industry? Best-selling cookbook author and food writer Julia Turshen talks with Billy Shore about her digital directory that supports women of color, LGBTQ and gender non-conforming people in the food industry. “I was finding so often that I was being invited to be parts of panels…
 
Hawaiian big wave surfer Billy Kemper joins the pod to talk about the release of “Billy,” the new six-part documentary series that follows his road to recovery after a life-threatening fall on a surf trip in Morocco. He discusses his amazing support system and the circle of people who have helped him along his journey to get back on the board. He t…
 
Today, we're sharing an episode from a new WSL show called "Getting Heated," hosted by three time World Champ Mick Fanning and New School icon Ross Williams. The legendary duo break down today's hottest surf topics with explosive debates, unfiltered takes, and bold predictions. You can listen to the full version of the first episode here, and subsc…
 
Will women ever be proportionately represented in Congress? Political journalist, novelist and cookbook author Jennifer Steinhauer joins Billy Shore to talk about today’s political climate and her new book The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress. “We still are below 25% of the entire legislative branch. It’s hard for women to m…
 
Los Angeles pro surfer and video editor Hunter Jones talks about his memorable 2020, from signing with Body Glove, being a stunt double in Hollywood, releasing the film “Still Dreaming,” snagging a cover shot, working for WSL, and going through casting for The Ultimate Surfer. He breaks down his creative path to becoming a pro surfer, what his loca…
 
Rick Rodriguez served as the Mayor of Downey California in 2018. He is founder of RMI International, an international security firm that operates in 18 states and three countries. Rodriguez founded the company in 1996 after a lengthy career in private security. Rick is a past president of the Downey Chamber of Commerce and current president of Gang…
 
“How can I help? That was the question I kept asking myself,” says former teen idol and television writer and producer Shaun Cassidy. He joins Billy Shore to talk about COVID-19 and his support for No Kid Hungry and the Santa Ynez community through his new ‘My First Crush’ wine label. “COVID came along and I saw a lot of our friends… farmers, growe…
 
Irish marine social scientist and big wave surfer Dr. Easkey Britton talks about the We Are One Ocean campaign and the 30x30 petition that calls on world leaders to protect 30% of our shared one ocean by the year 2030. She dives deep into Blue Health and the countless proven mental and physical benefits of being in the ocean, from the healing effec…
 
How are so many of our most important issues tied to what we eat? James Beard Award-winning food writer Mark Bittman talks with Billy Shore about the relationship between food and critical issues like climate change, public health and social justice. “You can’t fix any justice issues, environmental issues, nutritional issues without fixing food. Fo…
 
WSL founder and Sunset Beach local Randy Rarick talks about the early days of the Championship Tour, getting started in 1976, the very first contest on the North Shore, crowning Peter Townend as the first World Champion, and how he got into the administrative side of pro surfing. He dives into his personal story, from growing up in Hawaii to learni…
 
What’s the key to building a purpose-driven career? Author, business school professor, and social change pioneer Bill Novelli returns to the podcast to talk to Billy Shore about doing well by doing good and his new book, Good Business: The Talk, Fight, Win Way to Change the World. “Tomorrow’s leaders are in our classrooms today… They want a purpose…
 
Shelly was born Mashelle Clark in Brooklyn, New York. An original member and cofounder of The Honey Cone, Shelly has had a remarkable career. Beginning as a child star at the age of seven she headlined at the renowned Apollo Theatre and the Palace Theatre before making her Broadway debut with Pearl Bailey and Diahann Carroll in the celebrated hit m…
 
In this very special episode of Add Passion and Stir, host Billy Shore discusses the Biden Administration's commitment to ending hunger in America. And, we revisit our conversation with chef and advocate Kwame Onwuachi. Award-winning Washington DC chef Kwame Onwuachi (formerly of Kith/Kin) talks to Billy Shore about the how the crisis of COVID-19 a…
 
How has the role of the media changed over the last four years? CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper joins Billy Shore to talk about journalism, politics and his work in support of causes like No Kid Hungry and military veterans. “We’re in a war over facts. Right now, two of the biggest stories are about that - people who deny …
 
This week’s episode is taken from the second installment of the Conversations on Food Justice, a collaboration between Share Our Strength and the Aspen Institute’s Food and Society Program. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-1) moderates the discussion, which features former Obama Administration Secretary of Education (and current Education Trust Pr…
 
Ron Walters Jr is a keyboardist, composer, arranger, producer, and conductor. This Chicago native began his musical journey at an early age singing and playing drums in church. Heavily influenced by the music of Walter Hawkins, Andrae Crouch, Duke Ellington and Count Basie, Ron fell in love with the piano and never looked back. He went on to study …
 
In the final episode of the year, Dave recaps the Maui Pro, the Pipe Masters and the eventful start to the 2021 Championship Tour season. He talks about the big wins by Tyler Wright and John John Florence, the heavyweight matchups that went down through the contest, the women’s tour competing at Pipeline for the first time ever, which surfers came …
 
Ron Powell is an accomplished musician, clinician, author and educator with over 40 years of performance experience. In addition to touring with Sergio Mendes for 20 years, as well as with Kenny G and Diana Ross for the past 30 years; Ron has recorded and performed with renowned artists including Black Eye Peas, Santana, Madonna, Maria Carey, Stevi…
 
Why is it so important to restore Native American autonomy? Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Nicholas Kristof and Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health Director Allison Barlow join host Billy Shore to talk about poverty, education, and the struggle for social justice in Native American communities. “The Bureau of Indian Education schools…
 
Big wave surfer, Pipeline specialist, and cbdMD athlete Nathan Florence talks about the progression of big wave surfing, pushing the sport forward, the strong Big Wave community, and his scariest moment in the ocean. He talks about growing up in the middle of surfing’s ultimate proving ground on the North Shore of Hawaii, how his famous surfing fam…
 
How can science inspire better cooking? James Beard award-winning food writer J. Kenji López-Alt joins Billy Shore to talk about what drew him to explore the science behind cooking, finding his voice as a writer, and his two New York Times bestselling books. “Some people think cooking with science is the opposite of cooking with soul. I think it’s …
 
She thought she could and so she did. This California radio personality, concert event producer and global music innovator has been on the radio since she was 15 years old, starting her career on John Steinbeck's Cannery Row in Monterey, California in 1979. She has worked her way up and down the Coast to broadcast on many respected FM frequencies i…
 
Championship Tour surfer and Hydro Flask athlete Jack Freestone joins the podcast just before the start of the season to talk about being an Australian transplant in Hawaii, the pecking order out in the lineup there, and his thoughts on starting the tour at Pipeline. He looks back at his early career, from winning two Junior Championships, to spons…
 
How do each of us measure success? Bigger Bolder Baking chef and host Gemma Stafford talks with Billy Shore about her career, what it was like to host an online Bake-A-Thon for No Kid Hungry, and how her views on success have changed during the pandemic. “We’ve been very fortunate with Bigger Bolder Baking and we wanted to give back… It was really …
 
Two-time World Champion Tyler Wright relives her inspiring comeback at the 2019 Maui Pro and looks forward to the start of the 2021 season back in Maui. She talks about her long road to recovery and discusses using her platform to express her values, including her stand for Black Lives Matter at the Tweed Coast Pro. She breaks down her early career…
 
Since arriving in California in 1988 from his native land of Sri Lanka, Hussain has become a first call bass player in Los Angeles. His feel, versatility and joyful attitude has kept his phone ringing for over thirty years. His presence is a joy to behold on the bandstand and in the studio, raising the level of musicality and inspiring both the aud…
 
This week’s episode is an excerpt from Conversations on Food Justice, a collaboration between Share Our Strength and the Aspen Institute’s Food and Society Program designed to examine the roots and evolution of the food movement and how it intersects with race and class, as well as health, educational, and environmental inequities. Human rights act…
 
Pipeline standout, vlogger extraordinaire, and cbdMD athlete Jamie O’Brien talks about the best Pipeline surfers ever, the hierarchy in the lineup at Pipe, coaching Adriano de Souza when he won the Pipe Masters, and the very first time he ever paddled out at the famed break. He dives into his influence on Youtube and social media in surfing, the pr…
 
How do you get kids from juvenile detention on track for success? Chef and Café Momentum Executive Director Chad Houser talks with Billy Shore about building a new model for juvenile justice that develops career and life skills to overcome recidivism and reincarceration. “The juvenile justice industry calls them ‘throw-away’ youth. We need to be pu…
 
World Surf League SVP of Tours & Competition and good friend of the pod Pat O’Connell returns to go in depth on WSL’s big announcement about the 2021 Championship Tour. He talks about starting the season at Maui and Pipeline, Lower Trestles as the location for the first WSL Finals, safety measures for the season, and where else the tour will be hea…
 
WSL Big Wave World Champion, musician, and cbdMD athlete Makua Rothman shares stories about his brother, father, and famous surfing family, how surfing has changed him, and his struggles growing up on the North Shore. He discusses his music, his internet series, his kids, and how surfing remains his base when he has so many things going on. He also…
 
A founding member of the chart-topping contemporary jazz group Fourplay, East was 16 years old when he got his first break and found himself on the road with Barry White. The next time the phone rang, Quincy Jones was on the line. The calls kept coming and for the last forty years, East has been churning out hit songs with artists as legendary as E…
 
How do you raise $1M to feed hungry kids? Celebrity trainer, choreographer and Broadway dancer Isaac Calpito joins Debbie and Billy Shore to talk about using his platform to amplify support for No Kid Hungry. Calpito developed a workout called Torch’d on Instagram TV every day when the pandemic hit and encouraged his followers to make donations to …
 
1978 World Champion and Dream Tour architect Wayne “Rabbit” Bartholomew talks about dreaming of a thing called Pro Surfing, willing it into existence, and creating the Championship Tour with his colleagues. The Australian surf icon shares amazing stories of his early days, from growing up in Coolangatta in the 1960s and 70s, to his eye-opening firs…
 
How do we overcome our country’s systemic racism? Bakers Against Racism co-founder and Washington DC executive pastry chef Paola Velez (Maydān, Compass Rose) joins Billy Shore and Share Our Strength Chief Communications and Marketing Officer Pamela Taylor to talk about finding the courage to speak out against racism and other forms of injustice. “W…
 
World Surf League SVP of Tours & Competition, former Championship Tour surfer, and all-around legend Pat O’Connell breaks down the highlights and takeaways from the WSL Countdown events. They discuss Italo Ferreira, Kelly Slater, Tyler Wright, and the athletes who stood out in the offseason contests in Australia, Europe, Brazil, and Surf Ranch. Pat…
 
How do we create an antidote to the politics of division? UnidosUS Deputy Vice President Clarissa Martinez-de-Castro joins Billy Shore to discuss immigration policies, Latino civic engagement and turning out the vote. “If you look at surveys and opinion research for the last ten years, the majority of the American people actually want to see a func…
 
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