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A changing climate presents humanity with only one option: adapt. Join your host, Doug Parsons for America's leading podcast on climate change - America Adapts! Each episode, Doug sits down with scientists, activists, policymakers, and journalists to discuss the tough questions facing this country and the world as we confront humanity's greatest challenge. Question your assumptions, refresh your perspective, and become part of the climate movement that will determine our planet's future, rig ...
 
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In episode 131 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Sherri Goodman, a Senior Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center and the Senior Strategist at the Center for Climate and Security. We cover such topics as climate change being the ultimate national security threat multiplier. Also, we discuss some of the early climate work she did in Co…
 
Host Nate Wilcox speaks with Maria Sherman author of "Larger Than Life: A History of Boy Bands from NKOTB to BTS" for a discussion of the history of Boy Bands from Franz Listz, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles and the Jackson 5 to K-Pop. Most of the conversation focuses on Maurice Starr's 80's groups New Edition and New Kids on the Block and Lou Pearlman…
 
Citizens Climate Education encourages bipartisan support for climate solutions. While people on the Left, Right, and in the Middle might disagree on many issues, Climate Change is one that can bring us together. But this is not always easy to do. It requires listening deeply to others who hold views on issues and policies that differ from my own. B…
 
Here's the conclusion of Nate Wilcox's discussion about Stax Records with Robert Gordon author of "Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion." Today's conversation focuses on Al Bell's years at the helm of Stax. From the dizzying highs of Isaac Hayes' Shaft and the immense success of the WattsStax concert, film and album to the sad end …
 
By the time he formed Led Zeppelin in 1968, Jimmy Page was a rock and roll veteran with years of touring, gigs as a hired gun session man and a member of The Yardbirds under his belt. He applied the lessons he learned in the trenches to form the mightiest band of the rock era. Host Nate Wilcox discusses Jimmy Page with author Brad Tolinski, who has…
 
In this re-cast from 2019, host Nate Wilcox and Robert Gordon discuss the birth and rapid rise of Stax Records, the early hits of Booker T & the MGs, Otis Redding, and Carla Thomas, as well as the political, social and racial context of Memphis, Tennessee in the 1960s. Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podcasts.…
 
In episode 130 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Jesse Keenan of Tulane University. Jesse dissects some of the early moves on climate change policy in the Biden administration. He shares his thoughts on staffing decisions and how adaptation is and isn’t being prioritized through the Executive Orders. Also, in a new recurring segment, Judge …
 
Host Nate Wilcox welcomes back author Joe Nick Patoski to tell us how musicians like Doug Sahm, Willie Nelson, Stevie Ray Vaughan and the Butthole Surfers kicked off the transformation that turned a sleepy college town into ATX, the home of Austin City Limits and South by Southwest. Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podcasts.…
 
Genesis 11:1-9Companion Text: John 15:12-171. The PRONOUNCEMENT—“Cush fathered Nimrod; he was the first on earth to be a mighty man.” (Genesis 10:8)2. The PROVISIONS—“And they said to one another, ‘Come, let us make bricks, and burn them thoroughly.’ And they had brick for stone, and bitumen for mortar.” (Genesis 11:3)3. The PREDICAMENT—“Come, let …
 
Genesis 11:1-9Companion Text: John 15:12-171. The PRONOUNCEMENT—“Cush fathered Nimrod; he was the first on earth to be a mighty man.” (Genesis 10:8)2. The PROVISIONS—“And they said to one another, ‘Come, let us make bricks, and burn them thoroughly.’ And they had brick for stone, and bitumen for mortar.” (Genesis 11:3)3. The PREDICAMENT—“Come, let …
 
We're re-casting Nate Wilcox's second 2019 interview with Dan Charnas about his book "The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip Hop.” In this episode, Dan tells Nate about the emergence of West Coast gangsta rap and the massive PR kerfluffles that followed the release of "Cop Killer" by Ice T's heavy metal band Body Count. Let It Roll is …
 
Host Nate Wilcox welcomes Nadine Cohodas author of "Spinning Blues Into Gold: The Chess Brothers and the Legendary Chess Records" to discuss the storied label. They cover the Chicago Blues and Rock and Roll that earned the label much of its fame but focus much of their attention on Etta James, Fontella Bass and other legends of soul music who cut f…
 
Sermon Text: Genesis 9:1-17Companion Text: John 12:20-331. The COST—“’When I bring clouds over the earth and the bow is seen in the clouds, I will remember my covenant that is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh. And the waters shall never again become a flood to destroy all flesh.’” (Genesis 9:14-15)2. The CLAIM—“’When the bo…
 
Sermon Text: Genesis 9:1-17Companion Text: John 12:20-331. The COST—“’When I bring clouds over the earth and the bow is seen in the clouds, I will remember my covenant that is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh. And the waters shall never again become a flood to destroy all flesh.’” (Genesis 9:14-15)2. The CLAIM—“’When the bo…
 
In this re-cast of our 2019 interview, host Nate Wilcox talks with author Joe Bonomo about the rise, fall and comeback of rockabilly icon Jerry Lee Lewis with a particular focus on his album “Live at the Star-Club.” They cover Jerry’s amazing early hits, his fall from grace, long years in the wilderness, how he came to record a live album at the Ge…
 
In episode 129 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Cheryl Slean of the Natural Resources Defense Council and TV writer Alexander Maggio. Cheryl discusses the Rewrite the Future Initiative she co-founded at NRDC on ways the science community can engage with the entertainment industry. We learn about the power of storytelling and how Hollywood can …
 
Host Nate Wilcox welcomes Gram Parsons biographer David N. Meyer to discuss Parsons' tragic life and innovative music. Nate and David discuss Gram's unique family circumstances, his beginnings as a teen rocker, transition to wannabe folkie, the International Submarine Band, the Byrds & Sweetheart of the Rodeo, the Flying Burrito Brothers, Emmylou H…
 
We're re-casting host Nate Wilcox's 2019 interview with author Dan Charnas about his book “The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip Hop.” Dan and Nate talk about two of the legendary record companies from Hip Hop’s early years: Sugarhill Records and Def Jam. They discuss Sylvia and Joe Robinson’s background in the world of old school R&B…
 
We're re-posting host Nate Wilcox's 2019 interview with Peter Doggett author of, “You Never Give Me Your Money: The Beatles After the Breakup.” In this episode, Peter tells Nate about Allen Klein, Yoko Ono, Apple Corps and all the other webs that ensared The Beatles after their breakup. Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podcasts.…
 
Rev. Tony Campolo has written over 50 books on topics that have educated and challenged his Evangelical Christian audience. He has been ahead of his time on a variety of social issues. In 1992 he published the book, How to Rescue the Earth Without Worshiping Nature, A Christian Call to Save Creation. In the book, he seeks to help believers see they…
 
A re-casting of Nate Wilcox's interview with author Robert Gordon, discussing his book "I Can't Be Satisfied: The Life and Times of Muddy Waters." In this episode, Robert and Nate discuss the epic life story of perhaps the most iconic American bluesman of all, from Muddy's beginnings at the Stovall Plantation in the Mississippi Delta, his first rec…
 
Sermon Text: Genesis 3:1-7,17-24; Companion Text: Jeremiah 17:5-10 1. The QUESTION—“Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the LORD God had made. He said to the woman, ‘Did God actually say, “You shall not eat of any tree in the garden?”’” (Genesis 3:1) 2. The CONVICTION—“So when the woman saw that the tree was good …
 
Sermon Text: Genesis 3:1-7,17-24; Companion Text: Jeremiah 17:5-10 1. The QUESTION—“Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the LORD God had made. He said to the woman, ‘Did God actually say, “You shall not eat of any tree in the garden?”’” (Genesis 3:1) 2. The CONVICTION—“So when the woman saw that the tree was good …
 
Elijah Wald makes the case for the role of the Beatles (and other leading musicians of their generation like Bob Dylan and the Beach Boys) in inadvertently ending the process of synthesis and cross-pollination that led to the evolution of rock and roll. Let It Roll is Proud to be a part of the Pantheon Podcast Network.…
 
In episode 128 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Carolyn Kousky, the Executive Director at the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Carolyn has developed 8 recommendations for the incoming Biden administration to prioritize climate adaptation. We go through each of the recommendations, whi…
 
Host Nate Wilcox and his cohorts Alexei Auld and Eugene S. Robinson discuss season 2, episode 4 of Hip-Hop Evolution "A New York State of Mind" which covers Nas, the Wu-Tang Clan and Biggie Smalls aka The Notorious B.I.G. This is the last episode of our first mini-series on Hip-Hop Evolution. Eugene and Alexei will be back to discuss the 3rd and 4t…
 
Sermon Text: Genesis 1:24-27, 2:18-23; Companion Text: John 20:19-23 1. The RESPONSIBILITY—“Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion...” (Genesis 1:26a) 2. The REFLECTION—“...’Let us make man in our image, after our likeness...’” (Genesis 1:26b) 3. The RELATIONSHIP—“So God created man in his own i…
 
Sermon Text: Genesis 1:24-27, 2:18-23; Companion Text: John 20:19-23 1. The RESPONSIBILITY—“Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion...” (Genesis 1:26a) 2. The REFLECTION—“...’Let us make man in our image, after our likeness...’” (Genesis 1:26b) 3. The RELATIONSHIP—“So God created man in his own i…
 
This is a re-broadcast of Nate Wilcox's 2018 interview with author Adam Caress, to discuss his book, “The Day Alternative Music Died: the Struggle between Art and Money for the Soul of Rock”. Adam makes the case that the death of Kurt Cobain led to an instant revision of music history, and attempts to remind us of what the actual state of “alternat…
 
Host Nate Wilcox and his cohorts Alexei Auld and Eugene S. Robinson discuss season 2, episode 3 of Hip Hop Evolution "Do The Knowledge" which returns to New York to cover The Bridge Wars and Native Tongues groups like De La Soul and Tribe Called Quest. Let It Roll is Proud to be a part of the Pantheon Podcast Network.…
 
Sermon Text: Genesis 1:1-3Companion Text: Colossians 1:15-201. The PERSON of God—“In the beginning, God…”(Genesis 1:1a)2. The PLAN of God—“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1)3. The POWER of God—“The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep...” (Genesis 1:2a)4. The PURPOSE of God…
 
Sermon Text: Genesis 1:1-3Companion Text: Colossians 1:15-201. The PERSON of God—“In the beginning, God…”(Genesis 1:1a)2. The PLAN of God—“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1)3. The POWER of God—“The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep...” (Genesis 1:2a)4. The PURPOSE of God…
 
This is a re-posting of Nate Wilcox's 2018 interview with author Elijah Wald about his book “Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues” In this episode, Elijah explains his ground-breaking revisionist history of the blues, why Robert Johnson was virtually ignored by blues fans of his own era and how he emerged as a legend in…
 
In episode 127 of America Adapts, host Doug Parsons is joined by Dr. Ladd Keith, an Assistant Professor in Planning and Chair of Sustainable Built Environments at The University of Arizona and Dakota Larrick, a graduate student at the University of Oklahoma, who is finishing her master’s thesis on human adaptations to the landscape in the Southern …
 
Host Nate Wilcox and his cohorts Alexei Auld and Eugene S. Robinson discuss the second episode of Hip Hop Evolution’s second season, “Out The Trunk: The Bay" which takes us to Northern California to talk about Too Short, MC Hammer, Digital Underground and a young 2Pac Shakur. Let It Roll is Proud to be a part of the Pantheon Podcast Network.…
 
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