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A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts who understand traditional and non-traditional medicine, health, and well-being. If you have suggestions for programs or questions about KPFA, please contact Rona Renner, RN, at Rona@NurseRona.com or Dr. David Feldman, PhD, at davidf@kpfa.org.
 
Unlikely. Unscripted. Unabashed. "Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7-minute interviews with people Reid finds interesting, and you might too! Don’t let his autism diagnosis fool you. Reid is a charismatic, innate emcee whose direct, comedic style strikes a chord of human interest. Tune in to more than 70 podcasts with the likes of Temple Grandin, Murray of Sesame Street, and Andy Grammer who said "yes" to an unlikely conversation.
 
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Most people agree that the US health care system is broken, but there is also a less talked about problem to address—“Physician Culture.” Dr. Robert Pearl says, “Doctors are not heroes or villains. They produce remarkable successes and abysmal failures.” Rona Renner will interview him about what doctors do well, and how some miss the mark on compas…
 
Nurse Rona will interview Dr. Daniel Gibbs, the author of the recently released book, “A [1]Tattoo on My Brain. [2]“ Alzheimer’s, which is a neurological disorder, affects 6.2 million Americans. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s, but there is extensive clinical research being done. Dr. Gibbs, has been devoting his time to raising awareness about ear…
 
In honor of the convergence of Father's Day and LGBTQ Pride Month, on this episode we'll be talking about gay fathers and LGBTQ parents in general. In addition to the challenges faced by all parents, gay parents face significant additional challenges, whether we're talking about the complications of adoption or surrogacy, or many other issues. How …
 
Nurse Rona Renner will interview James Keim, LCSW, to discuss the research in psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy. This is being explored as a promising treatment for people with depression, OCD, anxiety, addiction and other mental health challenges. It is believed by some that taking psilocybin in a therapeutic setting can result in neuroplastic cha…
 
Whether you want to call it post-middle age, the second middle-age, or the new middle-age, life can, should be, and often is fulfilling, meaningful, and vibrant as people enter the second half of their lives. But, the post-midlife years also can be filled with distinct challenges, including ones related to our relationships, our work, and our healt…
 
Renown opera singer, Ms. Denyce Graves, frequents the world's greatest opera halls and concert halls. After sharing her favorite vocal warm ups, she schools Reid on a few opera phrases and tells the story of how her passion was born. She is a household name in our house (because she sang the letter "O" on Between the Lions.) www.denycegraves.com"Ta…
 
Epigenetics is the study of how our lifestyle, behaviors, and the environment we live in can cause changes that affect the way our genes work. Our gene expression is a powerful part of our overall health, and the more you understand this complex topic the more empowered you will be to influence your health and longevity. Nurse Rona Renner's guest i…
 
Back in March 2020, just a couple weeks after the first shelter-in-place orders were issued here in the Bay Area, we had Dr. Adam Dorsay on the program, a psychologist who had posted a video being open and vulnerable about his own pandemic fears and how he was trying to cope. Now, more than a year later, host David B. Feldman speaks with Dr. Dorsay…
 
When it comes to parenting approaches, one size does not fit all. There are many factors that influence how you raise your child based on things like temperament, parenting style, culture, and social influences. If you get confused about what your child or grandchild needs, you’re not alone. Join Nurse Rona and guest, Dr. David Rettew.…
 
Weight: It’s one of the most common things people berate themselves about. And, of course, there’s a whole industry that’s developed around the topic. Almost every food you can imagine has been ruled “bad” or “unhealthy” by some authority figure or another: breads, grains, pasta, potatoes, sugar. Fruit is off limits in some diets, nuts have too muc…
 
The Nubble Light is a photogenic beacon for more visitors than you can count. Reid talked with the Keeper of the Light about his job, what lights up his life, and a few other quintessentially Maine pursuits. www.nubblelight.org"Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7-minute interviews with people Reid finds interesting, and you might too! Un…
 
Julie and her sternwoman motored up in their skiff after a long day of lobstering. Tying up to the public dock, Julie made fast friends with Reid. We had some laughs about cats, the off season, and the catwalk."Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7-minute interviews with people Reid finds interesting, and you might too! Unlikely. Unscripte…
 
Jackie Renner is the first non-family member entrusted with the Martin Guitars legacy of crafting the finest acoustic instruments in the world. She left Nashville to get into the music business. Her inspirational story includes science and the arts. www.martinguitar.com"Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7-minute interviews with people Re…
 
When in Philadelphia, Reid couldn't pass up a chance to ask Benjamin Franklin a few questions. Franklin was a printmaker, inventor, and statesman who shaped our country. Known to be curious and a friend to all, he remains so today. "Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7-minute interviews with people Reid finds interesting, and you might to…
 
On a snowy Christmas Eve, before their traditional caroling event at the lodge, Reid and Sam von Trapp talk about his grandmother, skiing, and his plans for the lodge. It went down as one of our favorite things. www.trappfamily.com"Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7-minute interviews with people Reid finds interesting, and you might too…
 
Kathy O'Connell is the voice of Kids Corner on WXPN. We met her at the station on the University of Pennsylvania campus right where Walnut Street crosses the Schuylkill River. Her domain on the award-winning interactive radio show for children is silly, spontaneous, and soul-satisfying. http://www.kidscorner.org"Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a s…
 
A highlight of our family reunion on Hilton Head was getting to meet the man some people think is a shoe. Stan Smith is a gentleman and an athlete. Enjoy his reflections on canvas shoes, grass courts, and his Adidas skateboard film. https://amzn.to/2NMMod2"Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7-minute interviews with people Reid finds inter…
 
The Carle Museum beckons artists, adults, and children by the busload to its grassy inviting knoll in western Massachusetts. Reid sat down in the auditorium with Alex Kennedy to learn more about this colorful place of imagination and comfort. www.carlemuseum.org"Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7-minute interviews with people Reid finds…
 
Over the festive din of a New Orleans jazz band after seeing himself on the giant screen at the California premier of America's Musical Journey , Reid asks Greg how he got started as a giant in filmmaking and what he's learned from the adventure. www.macgillivrayfreeman.com"Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7-minute interviews with peopl…
 
For the past 42 years Cleveland, Ohio has hosted the Cleveland International Film Festival. Reid sits down with the man who created it all and runs more than 70 screens across Ohio and Pennsylvania. They call him Cleveland's Mr. Movies. www.clevelandfilm.org"Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7-minute interviews with people Reid finds int…
 
After filming a segment together for the upcoming IMAX film, America's Musical Journey, Reid got to interview Aloe with a live audience of kids and film crew listening. From Queen to Bob Marley, you'll love the breadth of topics these collaborators cover and the pure joy their music brings. www.aloeblacc.comwww.americasmusicaljourney.com"Talk Time …
 
Reid played Linus this year in an extraordinary production of A Charlie Brown Christmas. Everyboy's dream, right? Turned out to foreshadow our visit to the outstanding Charles M. Schulz Museum in Sonoma county. We were so grateful his widow, Jean, took a few minutes away from her duties (and from her flying trapeze) to answer Reid's questions. www.…
 
We weren't the only ones flocking to see the house where the classic holiday movie "A Christmas Story," was filmed. We were, however, the only ones permitted to enter a secret door in the back to interview veteran tour guide Michelle in an upstairs apartment where diehard fans can stay overnight. Michelle loves the movie as much as her hometown of …
 
Reid knows this theater critic as Zander's dad which makes even Shakespeare approachable. We see him every Saturday at baseball and at our favorite local theater, New Village Arts. Listen as they connect in the costume room before an improv show on writing, rhythm, and the Grinch. www.sandiegouniontribune.com"Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a seri…
 
Loving Nantucket includes its history, architecture, beaches, solitude, and mystique as a whaling capital as well as tourist destination. Listen as Reid dives deep into the many siren songs of the faraway island Melville called an "elbow of sand" with a senior interpreter at the Whaling Museum. www.nha.org"Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series …
 
Featured for Father's Day, Reid sits down with his dad who also happens to surf, ran Surfrider Foundation for 10 years, and is defining Brand Citizenship at a top creative agency in the world. www.singlefin.com"Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7 minute interviews with people Reid finds interesting, and you might too! www.reidmoriarty.co…
 
Tobias and Reid go way back, to before San Diego had a Capernaum ministry. Tobias brought Young Life to town for teens with special needs; now he develops new clubs throughout the region. He is as good at his job as he is at being a friend. Having shared lots of memories, he and Reid reflect on a few as well as find out some new things about each o…
 
Live from New York, Paul Eddy has arrived to play the lead in The Buddy Holly Story on two stages in San Diego this summer. Reid's new buddy acts, sings, plays guitar, and writes songs. You can imagine what fast friends they've become. Y'all are goin' love him as much as we do. For tickets: www.newvillagearts.org"Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a …
 
We met Jana after she shared her powerful testimony with the Solana Beach MOPS and sang with their Moppets. The room was a buzz with empathy and enthusiasm; people clamored to meet Jana and stock up on her popular DVDs. Like a kid in a candy shop, Reid jumped into the light and waited his turn to ask Jana all about her ministry of music. What a thr…
 
What was your first word? Reid and Martha both remember theirs. He hears how she got her job and came to love word origins, puns, and improv. Then they play a game of "One Word" just for fun.www.waywordradio.org"Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7-minute interviews with people Reid finds interesting, and you might too! www.reidmoriarty.c…
 
Joel McKay rode in the Little 500 bike race three times. Now he coaches other collegiate riders. Who better to explain the epic bike race that takes place every April at Indiana University? Listen and learn why Mr. McKay might also be the favorite school counselor of a lot of kids in Bloomington. http://www.iusf.indiana.edu/little500/fans/"Talk Tim…
 
Chef Jon can bone a duck and sauce a fish after being classically trained at Delicias in Rancho Santa Fe. Still, the San Diego native loves surfing and tacos best of all. He and Reid hit it off on that score and enjoyed sharing breakfast ideas too. "Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7 minute interviews with people Reid finds interesting,…
 
When in Kansas City be sure to visit the Kaleidoscope visitor center at Hallmark where families can create to their heart's content from the most amazing scraps and recycled ends of cards, ribbon, and stuffing. It's hard to describe but the delight in Chris Duh's voice might help. He and Reid sat in the space and talked about his childhood, how he …
 
Do music and memory go together? Steve Pick certainly makes it seem so. Reid met this musicologist, writer, and radio host at Euclid Records to get his picks for our road trip as well as clarify a few things about punk and Chuck Berry. If Elvis Costello ever wants to pass the baton as host of Spectacle, Steve Pick would make a great successor."Talk…
 
Reid is a longtime weekly client of The Music Therapy Center of California. As such, he gets to know most of the interns in their AMTA-approved internship site. He'd like to introduce each of them to you in his own inimitable way. They enliven his regular weekly sessions and learn from each other as well as from co-founders Angela Neve and Julie Gu…
 
After making a short PSA film together about Self-determination and Employment, Reid and Joey Travolta got to chat on his first album and other personal matters. His passion for people and possibility is leaving a mark on the special needs community in Bakersfield, Sacramento, New Jersey, and now San Diego as well. www.inclusionfilms.com"Talk Time …
 
You know him, you love him, you hope he thinks you've been nice. Reid sits down with Santa (the real Santa) to ask some slightly more mature questions about life as a legend, cookies, and getting out of the Arctic North Pole weather once in a while."Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7 minute interviews with people Reid finds interesting,…
 
Thrilling only begins to describe the band-room-tour Neil Steffens gave us of TBDBITL in action. Faced with a literal wall of brass and percussion, Reid was mesmerized. Enjoy the conversation that ensued once we followed them outside to the stadium. I dare you not to tap along. The Ohio State University marching band and its "script Ohio" epitomize…
 
In a brick building just north of North Market in Columbus, Ohio, Reid entered a modern-day Wonka factory of delights, albeit without oompah loompahs or a chocolate river. Jen Britton Bauer is the inventor, artist, and entrepreneur behind flavors like Xocorosa, Whole Lemon sorbet, and Ylang Ylang Fennel as well as a great storyteller. www.jenis.com…
 
Kathleen Howland is beloved and admired by her colleagues as well as students. In the first week of a new semester, Reid got to share a Hello Song with her and find out how his sister Allie is doing in one of her courses. Usually Kathleen is on the other side of the mic interviewing guests for Music Therapy Tales, an exploration of clinical stories…
 
You know Boston is a baseball town, when the conductor of the Boston Pops, Keith Lockhart, is off to a Red Sox game. Listen in as Reid asks asks the maestro untold questions about Disney soundtracks, tuxedos, and fireworks. www.keithlockhart.com"Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7 minute interviews with people Reid finds interesting, and…
 
Adam Hirsch is more than a Curious George fan; he stewards the legacy of Margret and H. A. Rey in literary history. Listen as Hirsch and Reid review favorite stories and episodes in this irresistible place. Then, click over and sign the petition to keep the store in Harvard Square and find George a new home!https://www.change.org/p/harvard-square-h…
 
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