Monday, January 31, 2011

An Israeli perspective on Egypt's crisis

(MONDAY 1/31/11) Big changes now seem inevitable in Egypt. What will this mean for the larger region? Joining us to answer that question is Middle East policy expert Avi Lipkin. Mr Lipkin is a former member of Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), a former translator inside the Israeli Prime Minister's Office, and the co-founder of "Israel Today" Magazine.

http://www.vicmord.com/

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Sunday, January 30, 2011

SUNDAY syndicated program 1/30/11 (hr1)

This week, paranormal expert Brad Steiger returns to the Allan Handelman Show for an intriguing discussion about monsters and ghosts. For over 40 years, Brad has been captivating people with books on the strange and unusual, from UFOs to vampires and flesh eating zombies. He’s latest books include:

Real Monsters, Gruesome Critters, and Beasts from the Darkside

Real Zombies, the Living Dead, and Creatures of the Apocalypse

Real Vampires, Night Stalkers and Creatures from the Darkside

http://www.bradandsherry.com/

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Brad Steiger continues. Later in the hour, it's a visit from rock drummer Carmine Appice.

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Those pesky e-mail ads from......you!

(FRIDAY 1/28/11) The new trend in junk e-mail is a solicitation that hijacks e-mail addresses and creates the illusion that the sender is a personal acquaintance. Can anything be done to prevent this?

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The 'birthers' are back in town

(FRIDAY 1/28/11) Just when it seemed like the Obama birth certificate conspiracy crowd was fading away, they're back with more wild theories and, as usual, no evidence.

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Friday, January 28, 2011

America's #1 biographer Kitty Kelley

(FRIDAY 1/28/11) The highly anticipated biography of Oprah Winfrey, by Kitty Kelley, debuted as a New York Times #1 Bestseller and is now available in paperback. Ms. Kelly is unquestionably America’s bestselling investigative biographer. Her in-depth and revealing examinations of high profile subjects include the Bush Family, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Reagan and Elizabeth Taylor.

http://www.kittykelleywriter.com/

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What The Funk, Sarah Palin?

(THURSDAY 1/27/11) Another eyebrow-raising moment from our friend Sarah, who described the State of the Union address as a "WTF" moment. Did she actually do a "WTF" on herself?

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Media Consultant Holland Cooke

(WEDNESDAY 1/26/11) Holland's advice to big league radio and TV hosts also applies to people in other forums--such as job interviews-- where the spoken word is essential. Learn more about "survival speech" and the Holland Cooke communication philosophy at:

http://survivalspeech.wordpress.com/

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Olberman's abrupt goodbye

(TUESDAY 1/25/11) Keith Olberman's sudden departure from MSNBC continues to generate gossip and speculation. Our guest on this topic is James Hirsen, M.A. in Media Psychology, a New York Times best-selling author, commentator, media analyst and law professor. Sought after for his expertise in the entertainment industry, media psychology, and cultural matters, Hirsen has appeared on The O’Reilly Factor, Fox & Friends, Your World with Neil Cavuto, the Glenn Beck Show, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and numerous other television programs.

http://jameshirsen.com/

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What that song was REALLY about

(TUESDAY 1/25/11) Former DJ and song expert Carl Wiser is here to discuss popular songs whose meanings are totally misunderstood by listeners and what those songs are really about.

http://www.songfacts.com/

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Monday, January 24, 2011

Is it time to privatize liquor sales in NC?

(MONDAY 1/24/11) North Carolina is one of the few states that maintain absolute control over hard liquor sales. Francis De Luca, President of the Raleigh-based Civitas Institute, says its time to get rid of the corrupt, inefficient ABC system.

http://www.nccivitas.org/

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SUNDAY syndicated program 1/23/11 (hr1)

Hollywood screenwriter Howard Gordon is best known as the Executive Producer of the hit TV series "24" and his award-winning work on "The X-Files," for which he won multiple Golden Globes. "Gideon's War" is Mr. Gordon's first novel, and readers will find many of the same elements of intrigue that made '24' a phenomenal success.

Later in the hour, former DJ and song expert Carl Wiser is here to discuss the top 13 songs whose meanings are totally misunderstood by listeners and what they are really about.
He'll share tidbits of his interviews with musicians like Bryan Adams and Men at Work, and which of their songs have been misconstrued. You may be surprised to learn that:
• BTO's "Taking Care of Business" is actually a slacker anthem.
• "Short People," by Randy Newman, is not about the vertically challenged.
• Bryan Adams was not talking about the year when he wrote "Summer of ‘69."
• "American Woman" and "Born in the U.S.A." are not the patriotic anthems many people think.

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SUNDAY syndicated program 1/23/11 (hr2)

A TV reporter loses his job for using a racially derogatory term during a private discussion about the use of that word in context. Is there a double standard being applied to white people? When is context acceptable?

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SUNDAY syndicated program 1/23/11 (hr3)

The FCC has approved the merger of Comcast and NBC Universal, one of the largest media mergers in history. The deal will give Comcast unprecedented control over media content and the physical network that delivers it. Allan discusses this development with Free Press President and CEO Josh Silver, who believes the FCC has opened a Pandora’s Box of mega-mergers that will have dire consequences for media and the internet.

Later in the hour, an exchange between MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell and Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) about the Arizona shooting highlights the reluctance by many politicians to answer straightforward questions based on established facts.

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Friday, January 21, 2011

The tragic and puzzling death of Buddy Holly

(FRIDAY 1/21/11) More than five decades after his untimely death, Buddy Holly still impacts and influences musicians around the world. Award-winning author Gary W. Moore contends that there is important, unrevealed information about the plane crash that killed Holly and two other famous musicians.

http://heybuddybook.com/

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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Stossel's top 10 politician's promises revisited

(THURSDAY 1/20/11) On this week's edition of "Stossel," John gets some feedback from the people who were featured in his Fox News special, "Top Ten Politicians' Promises Gone Wrong."

http://stossel.blogs.foxbusiness.com/

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Comcastrophe: the Comcast-NBC merger

(WEDNESDAY 1/19/11) The FCC has approved the merger of Comcast and NBC Universal, one of the largest media mergers in history. The deal will give Comcast unprecedented control over media content and the physical network that delivers it. Allan discusses this development with Free Press President and CEO Josh Silver, who believes the FCC has opened a Pandora’s Box of mega-mergers that will have dire consequences for media and the internet.

http://www.freepress.net/

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The ultra-evasive congressman

(WEDNESDAY 1/19/11) An exchange between MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell and Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) about the Arizona shooting highlights the reluctance by many politicians to answer straightforward questions based on established facts.

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IT expert Rick Wagoner

(TUESDAY 1/18/11) Rick was the founder of CompuDoctor, and is now President of Trust IT Inc., providing IT support for small to midsized businesses.

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What's the status of the "n-word" in 2011?

(MONDAY 1/17/11) A TV reporter loses his job for using the racially derogatory term during a private discussion about the use of that word in context. Is there a double standard being applied to white people? When is context acceptable?

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Monday, January 17, 2011

Hollywood heavyweight Howard Gordon

(MONDAY 1/17/11) Hollywood screenwriter Howard Gordon is best known as the Executive Producer of the hit TV series "24" and his award-winning work on "The X-Files," for which he won multiple Golden Globes. "Gideon's War" is Mr. Gordon's first novel, and readers will find many of the same elements of intrigue that made '24' a phenomenal success.

http://www.howardmgordon.com/

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SUNDAY syndicated program 1/16/11 (hr1)

In this hour, Allan discusses Sarah Palin's odd response to the Arizona tragedy with Alaska resident, author, and political activist Leah Burton, whose book, "Palin’s America ~ God, Guns & Greed," will be released in early 2011.

http://godsownparty.com/blog/

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SUNDAY syndicated program 1/16/11 (hr2)

In this hour, Allan discusses the shooting massacre in Tucson with Brad Friedman, journalist/blogger, political commentator, broadcaster, author, and the Publisher and Executive Editor of The Brad Blog.

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Saturday, January 15, 2011

Post-massacre gun rights debate

(FRIDAY 1/14/11) The Arizona massacre has re-ignited the debate regarding 2nd Amendment rights and gun control. Also, the controversial statements of a US House member earlier this year have generated questions about the true meaning and intent of the phrase "right to bear arms."

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Is there a Jared Loughner 'demographic?'

(THURSDAY 1/13/11) The shooter in last weekend's rampage fit a familiar profile: a young male with a troubled history. Is there something about this age group that made Jared Loughner susceptible to violent behavior?

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Palin plays the victim card.....again

(WEDNESDAY 1/12/11) Sarah Palin's peculiar statement regarding the massacre in Arizona is generating strong opinions on both sides. Allan discusses the latest developments with Alaska resident, author, and political activist Leah Burton, whose book, "Palin’s America ~ God, Guns & Greed," will be released in early 2011.

http://godsownparty.com/blog/

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Arizona tragedy: the BradBlog perspective

(TUESDAY 1/11/11) Allan discusses the shooting massacre in Tucson with political blogger Brad Friedman, founder of BradBlog.com

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Dissecting the Arizona madman

(MONDAY 1/10/11) Was the accused killer in Arizona influenced by fringe politics? Joining the discussion is Chip Berlet, co-author of "Right-Wing Populism in America: Too Close for Comfort."

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SUNDAY syndicated program 1/9/11 (hr1)

Bill Adair is the Editor of PolitiFact and the Washington Bureau Chief for the St. Petersburg Times. He's worked in Washington since 1997 and has covered Congress, the White House, and the Supreme Court. PolitiFact has become one of the best known fact-checking websites, including its famous 'Truth-O-Meter' that rates the honesty of statements from politicians, news organizations, and talk show hosts.

http://politifact.com/

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SUNDAY syndicated program 1/9/11 (hr2)

Denny Somach is considered one of the architect’s of the Classic Rock radio format; he has produced over 7500 hours of classic rock programming and maintains one of the largest archives of audio, video and data related to the topic. Somach has also authored numerous articles and books on the subject and appeared as an authority on shows including Today, Larry King, Dateline NBC, CNN, CNBC, MTV.

info@classicrocksocietyamerica.com

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Don't file that patent!

(FRIDAY 1/7/11) Follow-up interview with John D. Smith, a successful Florida inventor who learned the hard way that the US Patent Office wants your money, not your invention. He spent thousands of dollars in fees to the Patent Office and his former patent attorney before realizing that pursuing a patent is both frustrating and futile. His self-published book, "DON’T File a Patent!" explains practical ways to manufacture and sell products without going through the patent process. Joining today's discussion is Morrisville attorney Michael G. Johnston.

http://dontfileapatent.com/

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Sunday, January 9, 2011

Peter Schiff: Crash Proof 2.0

(FRIDAY 1/7/11) Peter Schiff is one of the few investment advisors to have correctly called the current bear market before it began. As a result of his accurate forecasts on the U.S. economy, he is becoming increasingly renowned on Wall Street. He is also the son of income tax protester Erwin Schiff, who remains in jail for standing up to the IRS.

http://schiffradio.com/

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Stossel: government resolutions in 2011

(THURSDAY 1/6/11) This week, John looks ahead to what we can expect from the meddling federal government this year.

http://stossel.blogs.foxbusiness.com/

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'Rocket Boy' Homer Hickam

(THURSDAY 1/6/11) Homer Hickam is perhaps best known for "Rocket Boys: A Memoir," the story of his life rural West Virginia, which also became the basis for the 1999 movie "October Sky." His new book “The Dinosaur Hunter" is a fictional tale of about a murderer who stalks the peerless dinosaur bone-beds of a remote Montana ranch.

http://homerhickam.com/

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Sanitizing Huck Finn

(WEDNESDAY 1/5/11) A book publisher plans to print a politically correct version of Mark Twain's classic novel, removing the N-word and replacing it with "slave." Allan discusses the far-left rationale for this bizarre idea with conservative commentator Erik Rush, contributor to World Net Daily, and author of the book, "Negrophilia: From Slave Block to Pedestal- America's Racial Obsession."

http://www.erikrush.com/negrophilia.htm

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The professional communication doctor

(TUESDAY 1/4/11) Gene Vasconi has been called the 'communication doctor' because of his thirty-plus years of experience in corporate and private business as a professional communication expert. He has been working with and coaching clients to improve their messages in all types of media - including one-on-one encounters.

http://genevasconi.com/index.htm

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Debt relief expert Gerri Detweiler

(TUESDAY 1/4/11) More timely advice from Personal Finance Expert Gerri Detweiler, who has been helping consumers find reliable answers to their credit and debt questions for the past twenty years. Gerri's latest book "Debt Collection Answers" available at www.credit.com

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Monday, January 3, 2011

Politifact's year in review

(MONDAY 1/3/10) Follow-up interview with Bill Adair, editor of one of the best known fact-checking websites, including its famous 'Truth-O-Meter' that rates the honesty of statements from politicians, news organizations, and talk show hosts.

http://politifact.com/

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The truth about avoiding scams

(THURSDAY 12/30/10) Consumer finance expert and nationally syndicated radio host Steve Weisman offers quick, bite-size, just-the-facts information about every type of fraud, from identity scams to computer-based fraud, travel and health scams to phony educational loans and scholarships. "The Truth About Avoiding Scams" available at

http://www.amazon.com/Truth-About-Avoiding-Scams/dp/0132333856

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Scientist/Economist Lowell Ponte

(WEDNESDAY 12/29/10) Mr. Ponte is well-known for his conservative commentary on a variety of issues. Today, he explains why he has doubts about popular beliefs regarding global warming. In fact, he thinks we may be in a period of global COOLING. Read Lowell Ponte's blog at newsmax.com

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