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Point of Inquiry is the Center for Inquiry's flagship podcast, where the brightest minds of our time sound off on all the things you're not supposed to talk about at the dinner table: science, religion, and politics. Guests have included Brian Greene, Susan Jacoby, Richard Dawkins, Ann Druyan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Eugenie Scott, Adam Savage, Bill Nye, and Francis Collins. Point of Inquiry is produced at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, N.Y.
 
NoBullShift is a podcast hosted by Chance Akin. Produced by David RichardsThis podcast is built around interviews with fellow entrepreneurs. Chance Akin interviews and explores their story to share with the world. The name of the podcast comes from the idea that this is a No BS look into the life of entrepreneurs and their journey, along with offering insight and knowledge to help Shift your mindset.Follow me on Instagram @dchanceakinIf you are interested in working with me check out my busi ...
 
Hosted by Tim Caple, every month the Classic Rock Podcast show rounds up of all the stories making Classic Rock News over the last month from AC/DC to Zeppelin...with music to match, we have the Album of the month, we check out what features in this months Music mags, we round up the Rock Album Charts we have "The Classic Rock Interview"and we jump back in time to look at the Music Press from the last 30 years. Plus lots of other great features "The Greatest Live Track from a Live Album " an ...
 
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Born in Staffordshire, England. Lara Jade first picked up a camera at the early age of fourteen - influenced by self-portraiture and conceptual photography. Growing up with the rise of social media and digital techniques enabled Lara to see the bigger picture of an international industry. After graduating college she made the move to London, where …
 
Well everyone, here we are. 2020 is behind us. And now 2021 lays outstretched before us. We’ve called this episode An Unforgettable 2020…for obvious reasons, I hope. I just wanted to say thanks for listening these past few years. This last one was…well, it was something else. This next one, I hope is much, much better for all of us. We’ve put toget…
 
As 2020 comes to a close, the last This Conversation episode for the year is a classic podcast from the "early days". This episode featuring Teri Fode was originally released on April 23, 2018. Teri Fode is an award-winning photographer specializing in fashion-inspired teen and senior portraits that also grow into family portraits, boudoir and head…
 
Christmas in 2020 will be unlike any other in recent history due to COVID 19. Nevertheless, Christians around the world will be finding ways to celebrate the birth of Christ. On this episode of Point of Inquiry, Jim speaks to Tom Flynn, editor of Free Inquiry magazine and author of The Trouble With Christmas. Affectionately known as the Anti-Claus,…
 
As 2020 comes to a close, This Conversation will be featuring two classic episode from the "early days". This episode featuring Brooke Shaden was originally released on January 8, 2018. Brooke explores the darkness and light in people, and her work looks at that juxtaposition. As a self-portrait artist, she photographs herself and becomes the chara…
 
Welcome to the last edition of the year, and this month new music from Alice Cooper and Blue Oyster Cult plus David Coverdale introduces us to "Love Songs" Brian Tatler talks about Metallica's versions of Diamond head Classics plus we hear "Lightening to the Nations" from the 2020 anniversary edition. Elsewhere Lemmy remembers what is was that got …
 
Darren McBurnett “McB” (SEAL) Ret. is a combat veteran, professional photographer, author, corporate speaker, and ambassador. His 24-year SEAL career included numerous combat zone deployments for which he earned 53 individual, unit, and campaign honors, including a Bronze Star. During his time as a military free fall instructor, he taught himself p…
 
Peter Hurley’s haphazard way of moving through life has had him cruising the seven seas on a sailboat while training for the Olympics, thrown him in front of a camera modeling for the likes of Polo, Hanes, Wrangler, and Abercrombie, and had him recognized as the premier headshot photographer in the world after having over 30,000 faces 3 feet in fro…
 
Clay Blackmore was blessed to have worked with a photographic legend in Monte Zucker and one of the things he learned was how to bat 1.000 with his clients. Clay is an enthusiastic leader in the photographic industry. Not only is he revered for his development of innovative lighting and portrait techniques, but he is highly sought after as an instr…
 
In 1997 Jim produced and directed a short documentary called “A Day in the Life of Frank Sinatra” that was an exploration of what it was like to be a homeless man with a famous name. Twenty three years later, Frank Sinatra is recently off the streets, lives in a government-funded camper in Los Angeles, and is trying to live a normal life. In this e…
 
Campli photography was born in 1990 to become a leader in the neighborhood. Today the studio handles family portraits, weddings, seniors and commercial accounts. The studio is a brick and mortar operation with client service at the forefront. With a staff of 3 in the studio, and 3 additional part time photographers, this busy place is still the pla…
 
It’s great when your passion becomes your career but if you don’t fuel that passion, eventually it’s just going to die. Your community is very similar in that it’s built, not found. It needs to be constructed and nurtured and cared for…not merely discovered or stumbled upon. This episode features Chicagoland videographer, Aaron Bean. Aaron describe…
 
AC/DC are back with Power Up we look at the reviews from around the world and Brian Johnson talks about what it was like as they returned to the studio for the first time. Uriah Heep celebrate 50 years since the release of their debut sadly Ken Hensley passed away this month we here archive of him talking about how it began for him and his career i…
 
What does the Puritan founder of both the state of Rhode Island and the Baptist Church have to say about modern evangelicals? Roger Williams had certain ideas that didn't fit into 17th century England or its American colonies. Freedom of conscience, separation of church and crown, fair treatment of indigenous peoples, and supporting the rights of w…
 
Marcus Bell is a multi-award winning and highly acclaimed photographer. Best known for his wedding photography, Marcus’ original passion for the grandeur of landscapes and story-telling of documentary photography saw Marcus defy scope and created something that had never been done before; placing couples in expansive, dramatic landscapes, shooting …
 
Welcome to The Gainsight Gamechanger Podcast, a space where we recognize and celebrate people who change the game of customer success and product experience for their companies, customers, teammates, and partners.Losing customers to churn is painful, we can’t deny that, but it is key for businesses to make the most out of these situations and learn…
 
Author J.R. Becker joins Leighann Lord in this episode of Point of Inquiry to speak about his book series, Annabelle & Aiden. The series is a pro-science children's book series that explores science, philosophy, and critical thinking. Their conversation dives into: What inspired Becker to write the series How the books teach critical thinking and a…
 
This month we celebrate Eddie Van Halen and Van Halen with David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar as well. AC/DC are back and Brian Jonson is a happy man and we talk to Jon Scott who was the man who discovered Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and made it his life's obsession as a promo man with MCA and ABC records to make sure they became the rock legends t…
 
Jared Platt has no interest in softening the edges around the fact that at some point, everybody is bad at something even when they think they are good; but he’s also more than willing to unpack what it takes to be great. And here’s the thing, Jared is one of my favorite people in the whole wide world to converse with. This conversation is from WPP…
 
Screenwriter and author Chris Matheson joins Jim in this episode which touches on the recently released Bill & Ted Face the Music, then dives deeply into Matheson's two comedic books on the Bible and the Buddha. In his The Story of God, Chris gets into the mind of what must be an insane and sadistic deity by using the Bible itself to retell the sto…
 
Every year at WPPI in Las Vegas, I have dinner with Jason Hsiao. This past year was maybe our 10th or 11th time. I’ve really lost count. I cannot say enough about how much I admire Jason. Yes, he is the one of the founders and president of Animoto…a successful tech company in New York City. But he’s a million things more than that. He’s a good man …
 
The recent passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has left many shaken. A few weeks prior to her passing, Leighann Lord had the opportunity to speak with Rev. Barry Lynn, former executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, an organization dedicated to the preservation of the Constitution’s religious liberty provisions.…
 
I’m a terrible golfer. Always have been. And I’m sure I always will be. I don’t golf much anymore but there was a time in my life when I went about every other week or so. And it was all because of Tiger Woods. Tiger made the game appealing to me…even though I was terrible. I’d watch him win, many times in dramatic fashion, on Sunday, and then thin…
 
This month Rolling Stones. Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, the 50th anniversary of Jimi Hendrix, Black Sabbath , Stackridge, Slade , Buddy Guy, BB KIng and author Aiden Prewett who has just written a book called "Our Jimi" which is a collection of interviews with those who were closest to Jimi including long time girlfriend Kathy Etchingham and legendary pr…
 
One professor is using social media to remind us that physics is the real magic of the universe. Through showing off his massive collection of science gadgets and physics toys, Dr. Raymond Hall is teaching many, young and old, the wonderful world of physics and how everyday phenomena is just science in action. In this episode of Point of Inquiry, D…
 
I think it’s an understatement to say that 2020 has been uncomfortable. For many, it’s been much more than that. I spoke with Jason Vinson about several things regarding photographing weddings, but one of the things he talked about was being comfortable in an uncomfortable situation (particularly when you’re shooting a wedding). Since I’ve had time…
 
“What else can be true?” Have you ever asked yourself that question? So many times we find ourselves caught up in and supporting various narratives and perspectives. But how often do we stop, take a minute, back up a bit, and ask, “What else can be true?” After a traumatic scare just before he turned 50, Tampa photographer Ryan Joseph found himself…
 
True Moua is a creator, educator, and lover of natural light. She’s based in Western Wisconsin and specializes in fine art senior portraits. In addition to photography, she’s a dedicated mother and artist and loves sharing her creativity with fellow industry photographers. She has learned quite a bit about business and life, but one of the mains th…
 
Would you rather have your children looking at QAnon conspiracy Youtubers or porn online? That's a question author Erin Louis has had to confront with her teenage son. How do you employ critical thinking, media literacy, and a skeptical mindset in the every day world to make a real impact. In this episode of Point of Inquiry, Erin Louis joins Leigh…
 
She’s an Explorer. She’s a Legend. She’s an Icon. And she’s not even 35. Canon Explorer of Light, Lindsay Adler graciously accepted our invitation for a conversation to discuss her meteoric rise, her pioneering role as a female photographer and educator, as well as how the industry has changed and continues to do so.…
 
this month we pay a few tributes firstly Pete Way of UFO who passed away august 14th, also legendary producer Martin Birch we look back at his career and hear from him and Steve Harris, Deep Purple release "Whoosh" we'll have words from Gillan and Paice on the album and its the 40th anniversary of "Monsters of Rock" we look back at the day and hear…
 
During a crisis, we look for the guides…the ones with the steady hand…the scars from experience…the wisdom born from previous suffering and perseverance. This may sound like the voiceover from the trailer for an epic film, but it’s really just describing what so many of us have been doing this year. And 2020 kinda has been like living inside an epi…
 
There are many different ways to run your business…and it seems like there are an endless amount of variables to consider as you build and nurture your company. Nikki Harrison is an amazing photographic artist from Canada. She built a business starting in Calgary and then moved to Vancouver where it really took off. Then, she moved to a much smalle…
 
Matthew “The Body” Kemmetmueller cracks me up and scares me to death at the same time all the time. He scares me because I never have any idea what he’s going to say or do at any given moment. That’s also why he cracks me up. So we’ve been talking about doing a podcast for a few years and we finally made it happen. You’ll find, if you didn’t alread…
 
The names Jim Jones, L.Ron Hubbard, David Koresh, and Sun Myung Moon might come to mind when someone uses the term cult leader. Many have suggested that Donald Trump falls into the category. But does Trump himself truly qualify as a cult leader? Can Trump's followers be correctly described as a cult? In this episode of Point of Inquiry, Steven Hass…
 
When I’m really excited about a movie that’s coming out, I do my best to stay away from knowing much about it. I like to go in cold. And for the most part, I really prefer going into these interviews relatively cold. Not completely, mind you, but I enjoy learning about my guests in real time…right along with you. For me, it provides for a much more…
 
I’m 45 years old. I feel much younger than that most of the time, but with each passing year, the reality of middle age hits home harder and harder. And we’re all in the same boat. None of us can hide from Father Time. That means a lot of things, but one of the things it means for me is that I don’t have to be afraid or feel threatened by or angry …
 
Welcome back this month we look at Rock musics finest moments at the movies the 100 greatest live albums are there any surprises in this list? the press review looks at "Classic Rock's" 100 greatest songs of the century we have the tracks of the month including Rolling Stones never before heard tracks and more from Deep Purple's new album "Whoosh" …
 
In this episode of Point of Inquiry, co-host Leighann Lord talks with professor, writer, and humanist Dr. Anthony Pinn. Lord and Pinn discuss the power and persistence of magical thinking as we face the current pandemic, the role of the church at a time when science is so important, Black Lives Matter and Pinn's opinion on struggle and progress, ho…
 
If you’re a photographer that gets paid for your time and efforts, you’ve probably heard about In-Person-Sales a million times. If you offer IPS, then you may know how valuable the process can be for your business. If you don’t offer IPS, here is another conversation meant to be encouraging to you. Dorie Howell and Rachael Boer created the online e…
 
Identity is a funny thing. Who we are is a big deal. Much of our perceived reality is based on it. And so often, what we do gets conflated with that. One of the first questions people ask each other when they are getting to know each other is, what do you do? Sometimes it’s the very first question. Many of us want to be known by what we do and that…
 
Looming over the sidewalk of Hollywood, California are tens of millions of dollars of buildings owned by the Church of Scientology. This beleaguered religion may have had a decade of bad PR, but they still own a substantial amount of real estate in California and Florida. In this week's episode of Point of Inquiry, Jim Underdown decided to ride his…
 
It’s always great to find someone who’s sincere and down to Earth. I’m talking about the kind of person who doesn’t steal the energy from a room or a group of people. A giver of energy, even. My producer (yes, I have one of those now), came across David duChemin on Instagram and reached out to him for an interview. He kindly accepted and scheduled …
 
A Special edition of the Classic Rock podcast this week featuring Status Quo's charismatic bassist John 'Rhino" Edwards who talks about his musical life, Quo and latest album "Backbone" which saw the band return with their highest chart placing since 1982, we will hear a few of his favourite pieces of music from Free and The Move and of course a sm…
 
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