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One Bad Mother
Episode 479: The Ghosts Still Linger with Elizabeth Ito

One Bad Mother

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 57:41


This week, Biz talks with Elizabeth Ito, creator of the Peabody Award winning animated series City of Ghosts. Plus: Biz basks in the (short lived) glory after returning from a restful week off.Watch City Of Ghosts on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/80994664Thank you to all our listeners who support the show as monthly members of MaximumFun.org.Share your genius and fail moments! Call 206-350-9485Be sure to tell us at the top of your message whether you're leaving a Genius moment, a Fail, or a Rant! Thanks!!Share a personal or commercial message on the show! Details at MaximumFun.org/Jumbotron.Visit our Linktree for our website, merch, and more! https://linktr.ee/onebadmotherYou can suggest a topic or a guest for an upcoming show by sending an email to onebadmother@maximumfun.org.Show MusicSummon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive SessionsMom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For TeensTelephone, Awesome, Beehive SessionsMama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the ButterbeansMental Health Resources:Therapy for Black Girls – Therapyforblackgirls.comDr. Jessica Clemmens – https://www.askdrjess.comBLH Foundation – borislhensonfoundation.orgThe Postpartum Support International Warmline - 1-800-944-4773 (1-800-944-4PPD)The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline - 1-800-662-4357 (1-800-662-HELP)Suicide Prevention Hotline: Call or chat. They are here to help anyone in crisis. Dial 988 for https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org and there is a chat option on the website. Crisis Text Line: Text from anywhere in the USA (also Canada and the UK) to text with a trained counselor. A real human being.USA text 741741Canada text 686868UK text 85258Website: https://www.crisistextline.orgNational Sexual Assault: Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.https://www.rainn.orgNational Domestic Violence Hotline: https://www.thehotline.org/help/Our advocates are available 24/7 at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) in more than 200 languages. All calls are free and confidential.They suggest that if you are a victim and cannot seek help, ask a friend or family member to call for you.Teletherapy Search: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/online-counseling

Making Obama
Making Maya Angelou

Making Obama

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 43:00


Perhaps best known for her seminal autobiography I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou is one of the most celebrated literary minds in history, whose poetry and prose has touched generations of readers. But before Caged Bird, Angelou danced and sang on and off Broadway, earned the moniker “Miss Calypso” in the 1950s, called dozens of American cities and African nations home, and even became the first Black woman to work as a cable car conductor in San Francisco. On this episode of Making, host Brandon Pope leads a conversation on Maya Angelou's early days and what made her who she was. Joining him is Rita Coburn, co-director of the Peabody-Award-winning PBS documentary Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise; Randal Jelks, professor of African and African American studies and American studies at the University of Kansas; and a legend in her own right, Dr. Maxine Mimms, the founder of the Tacoma Campus of Evergreen State College and a longtime friend of Angelou.

Sales vs. Marketing
Kurt Andersen - Writer & Best-Selling Author | How to Make America New Again

Sales vs. Marketing

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 52:28


➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating: https://ratethispodcast.com/successstory   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ Kurt Andersen is the author of the New York Times bestsellers “Evil Geniuses” and “Fantasyland”, as well as the bestselling novels “You Can't Spell America Without Me”, “True Believers”, “Heyday”, “Turn of the Century”, and the podcast “Nixon at War”. He co-founded “Spy” magazine and co-created and hosted “Studio 360”, a Peabody Award-winning public radio show about art and pop culture that aired until 2020. He's also a journalist — former New Yorker columnist and staff writer, Time critic and columnist, New York editor-in-chief and columnist — and has written as well for television, film, and the stage. ➡️ Show Links https://www.instagram.com/kurtbandersen/  https://twitter.com/KBAndersen/   https://www.linkedin.com/in/kuandersen/     ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - https://hubspot.com/ NORD VPN - https://nordvpn.com/successstory/  ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 01:59 - Kurt Andersen's origin story 13:38 - Thoughts on Insight.com 23:42 - Kurt Andersen's take on how America was founded 33:58 - What did Kurt Andersen mean by “make America new again” in one of his books? 39:48 - How America could achieve a better system? 41:27 - Kurt Andersen talking about his book? 42:42 -The biggest challenge Kurt Andersen has ever faced in his life 43:59 - What would be one thing Kurt Andersen would tell his 20-year-old self? 44:39 - The most impactful person in Kurt Andersen's life 46:15 - Kurt Andersen's book or podcast recommendations 49:51 - What does success mean to Kurt Andersen? 50:52 - How can people connect with Kurt Andersen? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Black Girl Nerds
324: Actor Brian Tyree Henry

Black Girl Nerds

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 18:43


Emmy and Tony Award nominee Brian Tyree Henry is a versatile actor whose career spans film, television and theater. He currently stars alongside Donald Glover in the Emmy, Golden Globe and Peabody Award winning series “Atlanta.” Henry portrays ‘Alfred Miles,' Atlanta's hot of the moment rapper who is forced to navigate fame while remaining loyal to family, friends and himself. He has received Emmy, SAG, Critics' Choice and MTV Movie & TV Award nominations for his work including films like If Beale Street Could Talk. In 2021, Henry starred in four feature films, including Marvel's “Eternals,” directed by Chloe Zhao. This summer, Henry starred as Lemon in the hit feature film “Bullet Train” alongside Brad Pitt. This October, Henry stars opposite Jennifer Lawrence in A24's “Causeway,” now streaming on Apple TV+. Host: Jamie Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax 

America Speaks Podcast
Dont Be A Sell Out - With Acclaimed Documentary Filmmaker Robert Richter

America Speaks Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 38:16


Few documentary producers have received as many honors: National Emmy for "exceptional merit in nonfiction filmmaking"; ten Richter credited films honored by Motion Picture Academy; three DuPont Columbia Broadcast Journalism awards (TV's Pulitzer Prize); Distinguished Science Reporting Award from AAAS (American Academy for Advancement of Science); Peabody Awards; many US and international film festival awards; critical acclaim in the New York Times and other major papers. Robert Richter's documentaries have been telecast in prime time on HBO, PBS, CBS, NBC, ABC, TBS, Discovery, BBC and many other major overseas television outlets. Robert Richter has received several Oscar nominations and has made or helped to make over 90 films. In his early years, he was at CBS covering U.S. national politics and producing Walter Cronkite's acclaimed nightly news. Robert has released his new book a few months ago  titled DOCUMENTARIES AND SERENDIPITY sold on Amazon.com Please also listen to Robert's previous interview on America Speak https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/americaspeakspodcast/_KFSR_RR_FINAL_05.04.18_01.mp3 And https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/americaspeakspodcast/_KSFR_RR2_5.10.18_01.mp3    

Denise Ilitch show
Choosing Your Battles Wisely with Carol Cain

Denise Ilitch show

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 19:26


“I would not go back and second guess the choices that I made back then, or now.” Carol Cain  Denise talks to Carol Cain, journalist, broadcaster, and Emmy award-winning producer, who earned her stripes in the business without the benefit of a news department at CBS. Since her third-grade teacher tasked her with being editor of the school paper, her course was set, and she's loved both the print and television sides of her professional career. She's been a reporter, columnist, editor, and host, on just about every major network there is. And she says none of it would have been possible without the loving support of her family and life partner Jim Stapleton.  Cain learned a valuable lesson early in her career when she turned down an opportunity because she didn't want to work with someone who had a wanton reputation. Rather than be labeled as a “troublemaker” had she tried to do something about it, she took a pass. “Sometimes you just have to say no.”  One right decision led to another as her career moved from journalist to broadcaster organically. Cain admits she was naïve in thinking that she'd be rewarded simply because she worked hard. Now she knows, and advises, the importance of networking and finding good mentors. Sometimes knowing the right person leads to opening doors you never thought of walking through.  Like Denise, Cain is one of seven children. Although unlike Denise, she is the youngest of her siblings and therefore, “listened a lot!” Cain says she's naturally inquisitive but has honed her interviewer skills over many years, putting herself into her audience's shoes—asking what she believes they most want to know.  Not surprisingly having worked in news media for so long, Cain's favorite Detroit moment weaves together the 1967 Detroit Riots and Detroit Tiger Willie Horton's courage and kindness.  Stay tuned to hear the one question Carol, ever the investigator, can't keep herself from asking Denise!  ***  Carol Cain, 13-time Emmy award-winning senior producer, is the host of "Michigan Matters," Detroit's highly-rated weekly public affairs show on CBS. She also hosts and produces CBS Detroit's "Eye on The Future" TV specials and has been nominated for a Peabody Award. Cain began her career at United Press International, the Toledo Blade and was a nationally syndicated columnist at The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press, where she continues to write a Sunday column. Cain has received numerous awards for her work and steadfast focus on diversity. A native Detroiter, Cain attended city public schools and earned a BA from Michigan State University and an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.  Denise Ilitch, an owner of Ilitch Family Companies and President of Ilitch Enterprises, has been a part of Detroit's business and philanthropic community for over 40 years.  As a mother, lawyer, entrepreneur, devoted community servant and tireless advocate for women and children, she learned early, from her father, that everyone is worthy of contributing to the world.  Her passion for affordable, accessible, quality education stems from her own experience as a first-generation student, earning a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan, where she currently serves on the Board of Regents, and a law degree from the University of Detroit Law School.  FOLLOW DENISE @thedeniseilitchshow  TO LEARN MORE about all our inspiring podcasts visit https://www.lifestough.com/.    

Building Abundant Success!!© with Sabrina-Marie
Episode 2317: Steve Suitts ~ Peabody Award Honoree, ACLU, Congressional Redistricting: WHY it Matters?!

Building Abundant Success!!© with Sabrina-Marie

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 40:21


Peabody Award Honoree, ACLU, Emory University, C-Span, Writer, HistorianThe United States Supreme Court will soon consider a major redistricting case that could have significant nationwide implications. In Milligan v. Merrill (now known as Merrill v. Milligan before the Supreme Court), in which LDF is delivering oral arguments, the Court will determine whether Alabama's new congressional map violates the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965 by placing Black voters into legislative districts in a way that dilutes their political power. I am a proud resident of the Washington D.C. Metro Area & know of the redistricting process, having learned this issue as a kid thru Gerrymandering. I bounced thru several district grade schools for years!Steve Suitts is an adjunct at the Institute for Liberal Arts of Emory University, a position he has held for the last twenty years, and has been chief strategist for Better Schools Better Jobs, a Mississippi-based education advocacy project of the New Venture Fund. Suitts began his career as a staff member of the Selma Project. He was founding director of the Alabama Civil Liberties Union, a post he held for five years; the executive director of the Southern Regional Council for eighteen years; and program coordinator, vice president, and senior fellow of the Southern Education Foundation for nearly twenty years. He is the author of Overturning Brown: The Segregationist Legacy of the Modern School Choice Movement and Hugo Black of Alabama: How His Roots and Early Career Shaped the Great Champion of the Constitution. He was the executive producer and one of the writers of Will the Circle Be Unbroken, a thirteen-hour public radio series that received a Peabody Award for its history of the Southern civil rights movement.© 2022 All Rights Reserved© 2022 Building Abundant Success!!Join Me on ~ iHeart Radio @ https://tinyurl.com/iHeartBASSpot Me on Spotify: https://tinyurl.com/yxuy23baAmazon Music ~ https://tinyurl.com/AmzBASAudacy:  https://tinyurl.com/BASAud

How do you like it so far?
Zeki Müren Hotline with Beyza Boyacıoğlu & Jeff Soyk

How do you like it so far?

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 71:02


As one of the most influential musicians in Turkish history and the first modern pop star of Turkey, Zeki Müren gained huge popularity beginning in the 1950s across all different communities in Turkey, in spite of his groundbreaking behaviors like cross-dressing, and can be seen as an LGBTQ+ trailblazer. Even now, Zeki Müren continues to have a profound influence on Turkish society and on the Turkish people. We begin discussing how he became so popular with such a wide audience, then Beyza and Jeff talk about their own experiences with Zeki Müren, and what led them to create the interactive documentary Zeki Müren Hotline. After that, we compare the pop culture background while Zeki was performing with the current Turkish pop culture environment, and also discuss how Zeki kept the balance of pushing boundaries and also being conservative, how he used some survival behaviors, and what made him a national hero. Finally, our guests Beyza and Jeff share some stories from the Zeki Müren Hotline. Beyza Boyacıoğlu is an award-winning documentarian and film editor from Istanbul, currently based in Brooklyn. Her work has been exhibited at MoMA, IDFA, Anthology Film Archives, RIDM, MoMA PS1, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Venice Biennial, Creative Time Summit, Barbican Centre, UnionDocs, Maysles Cinema, Morelia International Film Festival, !f Istanbul and many others.She created the interactive documentary Zeki Müren Hotline at the MIT Open Documentary Lab with Jeff Soyk.Jeff Soyk is an award-winning media artist with experience in storytelling, direction, UX design, UI design, front-end development, animation, and film/video. His credits include co-director and UI & UX designer on Zeki Müren Hotline (2022 Webby Award Honoree: NetArt, 2017 !f Istanbul exhibit, 2017 RIDM exhibit, 2016 IDFA DocLab nominee), co-creative director and UI & UX designer on PBS Frontline's Inheritance (2016 News & Documentary Emmy Award winner, 2016 Peabody-Facebook Award winner), and art director, UI/UX designer and architect on Hollow (2014 News & Documentary Emmy Award nominee, 2013 Peabody Award winner).A full transcript of this episode will be available soon!Here are some of the references from this episode, for those who want to dig a little deeper:Zeki Müren HotlineZeki Müren Hotline Kickstarter (w/ background info)The Republic of Love: Cultural Intimacy in Turkish Popular MusicTurkey as Major Television Exporter"Letter of Sorrow"MIT Open Documentary LabShare your thoughts via Twitter with Henry, Colin and the How Do You Like It So Far? account! You can also email us at howdoyoulikeitsofarpodcast@gmail.com.Music:“In Time” by Dylan Emmett and “Spaceship” by Lesion X.––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––In Time (Instrumental) by Dylan Emmet  https://soundcloud.com/dylanemmetSpaceship by Lesion X https://soundcloud.com/lesionxbeatsCreative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/in-time-instrumentalFree Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lesion-x-spaceshipMusic promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/AzYoVrMLa1Q––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

Keen On Democracy
Evan Mandery: How Elite Colleges Divide, Disorient, and Diminish Us

Keen On Democracy

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2022 42:46


Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world's leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now. In this episode, Andrew is joined by Evan Mandery, author of Poison Ivy: How Elite Colleges Divide Us. An Emmy and Peabody Award winner, Evan Mandery is a professor at the City University of New York. He has written for the New York Times and Politico and has appeared on The Today Show, CNN, and NPR's Fresh Air. His journey as a Harvard alum publicly challenging legacy admissions at elite schools led him to write Poison Ivy: How Elite Colleges Divide Us (The New Press). He lives in Montclair, New Jersey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Free Library Podcast
Charlayne Hunter-Gault | My People: Five Decades of Writing about Black Lives

Free Library Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 55:21


In conversation with Dorothy Roberts Referred to by Jelani Cobb as ''a Dean of American journalism,'' Charlayne Hunter-Gault has chronicled some of the past half-century's most important moments in Black life, culture, and politics. Often the only Black woman in the newsroom, she wrote for The New Yorker and The New York Times, where in 1968 she established the paper's Harlem bureau. Also a broadcast journalist, Hunter-Gault served as a reporter and anchor for PBS's McNeil-Lehrer Newshour, NPR's chief Africa correspondent, and the South Africa bureau chief for CNN. Her many honors include two Emmy Awards, two Peabody Awards, and honors from the National Urban coalition and the National Association of Black Journalists. Ranging from the Civil Rights Movement to Barack Obama's presidential election, My People is a definitive compilation of reportage and commentary that explores the Black American experience.  Dorothy Roberts is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. She is also founding director of the Penn Program on Race, Science & Society in the Center for Africana Studies and the author of several books that focus on health, social justice, and bioethics. Her most recent book is Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families-and How Abolition Can Build a Safer World. (recorded 10/24/2022)

Live from Mount Olympus
Mythlet: How to Become a Mythical Monster

Live from Mount Olympus

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 6:15


We love scary monsters – how about you?  Greek mythology is FULL of terrifying monsters - and on Live from Mount Olympus, many of them are played by Ian Lassiter.  In this mythlet, Ian reveals how he prepares to become the bloodthirsty sea monster Cetus, who menaces Perseus and Andromeda in Season One, and the imposing three-headed dog Cerberus who surprises Persephone in Season Two! We also want to invite you to share your scariest mythological monster impression! Call us at (646) 543-0799, leave your grown up's contact info in case we have the chance to share your monster (phone number is fine), and give us your BEST monster voice! We can't wait to listen! Combining the artistry of foremost contemporary theater-makers with the timeless stories of Greek myth and the imaginative power of audio, Live from Mount Olympus is an adventure for tweens and families of all ages. This podcast is a production of the Onassis Foundation. The bold and original audio drama is created and produced by Peabody Award-winning showrunner Julie Burstein, co-produced by the Brooklyn-based theater ensemble The TEAM, and directed by Tony Award-winner Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet) and Keenan Tyler Oliphant (Associate Director of Hadestown and director of PlayCo's upcoming U.S. premiere of Ebru Nihan Celkan's Will You Come with Me?). Karen Brooks Hopkins is the executive producer. Live from Mount Olympus is presented by TRAX from PRX. Find out more at Onassis.link/Olympus Our actors include: Kayla Bennett, Eric Berryman, Vinie Burrows, Jaaliyah Casey, Divine Garland, Mari Harris, Joanne Hernandez, Modesto “Flako” Jimenez, Anna Kendrick, Libby King, Ian Lassiter, Zhailon Levingston, Christina Liberus, Kimberly Marable, Nehemia Luckett, Jake Margolin, James Harrison Monaco, Isabella Rossellini, Kristen Sieh, Nidra Sous la Terre, Eierene Tuakora, and Ching Valdes-Aran. And André De Shields is Hermes. Special thanks to Calvin Samuel Blanch, Elliot Byler, Sam Chavrichs, Adrienne Hopkins, Caroline Hopkins, and Natalie Hopkins. The TEAM's Producing Director is Alexandra Lalonde, and Producing Manager is Laura Elliot.  We had casting support from Melissa Friedman of Epic Theater Ensemble. Our writer is Nathan Yungerberg.  Tessa Zitter is assistant producer and Yonatan Rekem is assistant editor.  Audio production and mix by John Melillo. Live from Mount Olympus music was composed by Magdalini Giannikou, with help from Luca Bordonaro, and performed by Banda Magda. Jason Adam Katzenstein created our illustrations and is our series humor consultant. Michael Kendrick is Program Director for Onassis USA.  Marketing and social media management by Karina Grudnikov and Caroline English.  Press by Blake Zidell.  Graphic design by Onassis Creative Studio. Since 1975, the Onassis Foundation has been dedicated to culture, community, and education, with projects that can effectively inspire social change and justice across borders. Learn more at www.onassis.org.

Inside The War Room
Roll Red Roll: Rape, Power, and Football in the American Heartland

Inside The War Room

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 45:14


Today we have filmmaker Nancy Schwartzman to discuss her film Roll Red Roll about the rape of an underage Ohio girl, and the unbelievable events that transpired on social media afterward. Links from the show:* Roll Red Roll documentary* Roll Red Roll book* Connect with Nancy* Subscribe to the newsletter* Sins of our Mother episode* Anonymous Comes to TownAbout my guest:Nancy Schwartzman is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and a member of the Directors Guild of America. Nominated for a Peabody Award, her debut documentary Roll Red Roll (Netflix/POV/BBC) exposed the notorious Steubenville, Ohio high school sexual assault case and uncovered the social-media fueled "boys will be boys" culture that let it happen. Roll Red Roll garnered 7 best documentary awards, premiered in 2018 at the Tribeca Film Festival and Hot Docs, and has screened at over 40 film festivals worldwide. The film opened theatrically with 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. It was a Critic's Pick in The New York Times and reviewed in The New Yorker, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times amongst others. Her short films including One Shot One Kill, for Mother Jones (2020) and Anonymous Comes To Town (2019), co-produced with the Tribeca Film Institute and Gucci's Chime for Change, have garnered over 5 million views.She recently finished a Netflix Original documentary feature with the Center for Investigative Reporting and Motto Pictures slated for release in 2023. She is in pre-production on a 6-part original series for Freeform/Hulu with XTR. She is also in development for a series with NBC Universal and Peacock.She is the author of a recent non-fiction book Roll Red Roll: Rape, Power and Football in the American Heartland released in July 2022 with Hachette and received stellar reviews from the New York Times, Publisher's Weekly, Kirkus and Library Journal. She is developing a scripted series from the storyworld of the documentary and book with Producers Darren Dean and Jed Mellick.For her human rights filmmaking and technology development to prevent sexual violence, she is the winner of awards from the Obama/Biden White House, the United Nations and the Avon Foundation.She is represented by UTA, a graduate of Columbia University and newly based in Los Angeles. Get full access to Dispatches from the War Room at dispatchesfromthewarroom.substack.com/subscribe

Richard Skipper Celebrates
Richard Skipper Celebrates Sheila Nevins 10/19/2022

Richard Skipper Celebrates

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 60:00


For Video Edition, Please Click and Subscribe Here: https://youtu.be/Zt_7J8-tlyY Sheila Nevins is currently serving as an Executive Producer at MTV Documentary Films / Paramount+. Sheila is the former president of HBO Documentary Films and Family Programming. At MTV Documentary Films, in just under 3 years, Sheila has led the development and production of over thirty films. In 2020, MTV Documentary Films' "St. Louis Superman", received an Academy Award Nomination, as well as a Critics Choice Award and was also a DuPont Awards Finalist. In 2021, "76 Days" was shortlisted for an Academy Award, and received both an Emmy and a Peabody Award. "Hunger Ward" was nominated for an Academy Award and was a DuPont Awards Finalist. "Finding Yingying" received a News and Documentary Emmy Nomination. In the same year, "Ascension", "Coded: The Hidden Love of J.C. Lyendecker", and "Lynching Postcards: 'Token of a Great Day'" were all shortlisted for the Academy Awards. "Ascension" was also nominated for 6 Critics Choice Awards and then went on, in 2022, to be nominated for the Academy Awards. At the NAACP Image Awards, "Lynching Postcards: 'Token of a Great Day'" won Outstanding Short Form Series or Special – Reality/Nonfiction. At HBO, Sheila was responsible for overseeing the development and production of more than 1500 programs for HBO, HBO2 and Cinemax. As an executive producer or producer, she has received 32 Primetime Emmy® Awards, 35 News and Documentary Emmys® and 42 George Foster Peabody Awards. During her tenure, HBO's critically acclaimed documentaries won 26 Academy Awards®.   Sheila is a member of the Writers Guild of America.

Stand Up! with Pete Dominick
Episode 705: Comedian, Writer, Producer, Actor Larry Wilmore

Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 62:10


Hello there ! Thanks for looking at today's show notes. I have a news wrap up and then I get to the great Larry Wilmore Stand Up is a daily podcast that I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day. Please subscribe now for as little as 5$ and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out StandUpwithPete.com to learn more Emmy Award winner Larry Wilmore has been a television producer, actor, comedian, and writer for more than 25 years. He can currently be heard as host of Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air on The Ringer Podcast Network. The show features Wilmore's unique mix of humor and wit as he weighs in on the issues of the week and interviews guests in the worlds of politics, entertainment, culture, sports, and beyond. Larry can also be seen in Netflix's Amend: The Fight for America where he also serves as Executive Producer. The series debuted in February and is hosted by Will Smith. From September-December 2020, Larry hosted and executive produced a limited weekly special talk series WILMORE for NBC's streaming service Peacock focusing not only on the 2020 Presidential Election, but on the topics that America is talking about. He has an overall deal with Universal. Wilmore is perhaps best known for his role as host of Comedy Central's The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, which debuted in January 2015 and ran for nearly two years. Wilmore received praise from critics for carving out a “uniquely powerful space” and providing “complex, destabilizing commentary on racial issues that were otherwise lacking in late-night” (Slate, 8/16). The Daily Beast added that Wilmore's show was “exhilarating” and a “necessary voice in late-night” (8/16). Off-screen, Wilmore serves as co-creator and consulting producer on HBO's Insecure, a half-hour comedy series starring Issa Rae that details the awkward experiences and racy tribulations of a modern-day African-American woman. Wilmore also helped to launch ABC's black-ish as an executive producer and is a co-creator of the spin-off Grownish. Previously, Wilmore made memorable appearances as the “Senior Black Correspondent” on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and hosted his own Showtime “town hall”-style comedy specials, Larry Wilmore's Race, Religion & Sex. He has written for In Living Color, The PJ's (which he co-created), The Office (on which he has appeared as Mr. Brown, the diversity consultant), and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He also served as creator, writer, and executive producer of The Bernie Mac Show, which earned him a 2002 Emmy Award for “Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series” and a 2001 Peabody Award. In April 2016, Wilmore hosted the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, DC. Wilmore released his first book, I'd Rather We Got Casinos and Other Black Thoughts, in January 2009. He currently lives in Los Angeles. Check out all things Jon Carroll Follow and Support Pete Coe Pete on YouTube Pete on Twitter Pete On Instagram Pete Personal FB page

Don't Kill the Messenger with movie research expert Kevin Goetz
Jason Blum (Award Winning Producer) discusses Halloween, Streaming, Research, & More!

Don't Kill the Messenger with movie research expert Kevin Goetz

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2022 43:12 Transcription Available


Kevin is joined 3-time Academy Award nominated & Emmy Award winning producer, Jason Blum in this re-released interview from earlier this year.  Jason is the founder & CEO of Blumhouse Productions, regarded as the driving force in the horror movie renaissance, and has produced over 150 movies and television series. He has been recognized by TIME magazine's 100 list of the world's most influential people and has appeared several times on Vanity Fair's “New Establishment List.”Jason Blum, ProducerJason Blum has produced iconic franchises like Halloween, Paranormal Activity, Insidious, Happy Death Day, Sinister, among several others, and received Academy Award nominations for producing Whiplash, Get Out, and BlacKkKlansman. Jason is also a two-time Primetime Emmy Award-winning and a three-time Peabody Award-winning producer. More recently, Jason produced The Black Phone, and Halloween Ends.Scary Test Scores from Ouija and Halloween (5:17)Jason and Kevin discuss the Blumhouse movies with the biggest jump in scores following the audience test-screening process. They talk about Ouija and the original Halloween, and the massive jumps in scores after testing and reshooting.Scores vs. Feel and the testing issues with an entirely unique movie like Get Out (14:54)How does an audience respond to a movie that is unlike something they have never seen before? Kevin and Jason talk about audience testing for Get Out, and how the marketing, gut feeling, & test scores come into play with an unclassifiable film.How streaming has changed audience research and the movie-going experience (20:47)The global pandemic saw the rise of streaming services, and Kevin talks about the changes in audience research due to this rise. A fascinating discussion follows of what types of movies do well theatrically vs. streaming. Audience questions (32:13)Kevin fields questions from the audience including how much faith to put in the numbers that an audience gives verses the audience reaction, how many movie screenings before a film is released, and some insider stories from Kevin's book, Audienceology, of how the audience research process led to massive DNA changes in some of the most well-known and loved movies in Hollywood.Testing an early version of Beauty and the Beast (38:02)Switching gears, Jason asks Kevin about audience testing and animated movies. Kevin recounts a story from Audienceology about audience testing for an early version of Beauty and the Beast. Join Kevin and his guest, producer Jason Blum, and learn how they successfully used audience screen testing to craft some of the most iconic horror franchises of all time. Listen in on a fascinating discussion of the future of theatrical movies in the streaming era, and enjoy some insider stories. Host: Kevin GoetzGuest: Jason BlumProducer:  Kari CampanoFor more information about Jason's upcoming projects:Website: blumhouse.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/Blumhouse/Twitter: https://twitter.com/blumhouseFor more information about Kevin Goetz:Website: www.KevinGoetz360.comAudienceology Book: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Audience-ology/Kevin-Goetz/9781982186678Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: @KevinGoetz360Linked In @Kevin GoetzScreen Engine/ASI Website: www.ScreenEngineASI.com

70 Million
Our Final Season Launches October 24!

70 Million

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022 2:37


Looking back over five seasons, we're so thankful to you, our listeners, for believing in this work, for sharing the episodes, and for including our reporting in your own work. Season 5 builds on the legacy of this Peabody Award-nominated podcast with fresh in-depth reporting and our characteristic rich narrative storytelling. This time we start with a thesis: the entire criminal justice system is rigged, top to bottom. Each episode goes deep into how local, regional, state and federal players tilt the scales of justice to benefit the powerful and suppress the powerless. Find more information—including transcripts and resource guides—and catch up on our past four seasons here.

The Treatment
Hasan Minhaj, Clea DuVall, and why ‘The Bear' makes filmmaker John Hamburg jealous

The Treatment

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2022 56:33


This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Peabody Award winning comedian Hasan Minhaj, whose newest special is Netflix's “The King's Jester.” Then, actor and director Clea DuVall tells us about “High School,” the new Freevee series she's helming, based on the memoir by indie pop duo Tegan and Sara. And finally on The Treat, writer-director John Hamburg tells us why FX's “The Bear” makes him want to challenge himself.

Design Lab with Bon Ku
EP 93: Designing for Humanity | Platon

Design Lab with Bon Ku

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 48:14


How does one of the world's most renowned photographers humanize data? Can ordinary people do extraordinary things? What is true power? Platon is one of the world's most renowned portrait photographers, having photographed more world leaders than anyone else in history, including six American presidents. He has photographed over 30 covers for TIME Magazine, including their 2008 Vladimir Putin Person of The Year cover, which was awarded 1st prize at the World Press Photo Contest. In 2008, Platon signed on as staff photographer to the New Yorker, winning a Peabody Award and two National Magazine Awards for his photo essays. He has published four books with subjects ranging from the power of world leaders to the dignity of those who serve in the US Military. In 2013, Platon founded The People's Portfolio, a non-profit foundation dedicated to celebrating emerging leaders of human rights and civil rights around the world. The People's Portfolio creates a visual language that breaks barriers, uplifts dignity, fights discrimination, and enlists the public to support human rights around the world. Platon is currently on the board for Arts and Culture at the World Economic Forum. Platon's life's work is the subject of a Netflix documentary, Abstract: The Art of Design. His first film, My Body Is Not A Weapon, features survivors of wartime sexual violence and 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege. In 2020, Platon's archive of prominent African American civil rights leaders and cultural leaders was acquired by the Smithsonian. Episode Website/Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/designlabpod/platon Follow Platon: Twitter | Facebook | Insta Episode Links and Mentions: http://www.platonphoto.com https://www.thepeoplesportfolio.org https://www.mukwegefoundation.org Original portrait of Platon by Michele Murray More episode sources & links Sign-up for Design Lab Podcast's Newsletter Previous Episode Newsletters and Shownotes Follow @DesignLabPod on Twitter Instagram LinkedIn Facebook Follow @BonKu on Twitter & Instagram Check out the Health Design Lab Production by Robert Pugliese Edit by Fernando Queiroz Cover Design by Eden Lew Theme song by Emmanuel Houston Indexed in the Library of Congress: ISSN 2833-2032

Muslims Doing Things
Ramy Youssef's show is not eponymous

Muslims Doing Things

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2022 54:39 Very Popular


@Ramy Youssef's show follows a namesake character that is played by him, but the title is not an eponym — to be clear! Ramy has received global acclaim in the form of endless thought pieces, Twitter threads, a Golden Globe (to Ramy himself!), a Peabody Award, and 3 Emmy noms for the show. And Ramy won't forget to remind you that the accolades are to be spread across the team behind the series. Ramy grew up in New Jersey, and loved to create content with his closest friends. Part way through college, an acting gig got him to Los Angeles. Listen to Ramy's journey, learn about how he got his show on Hulu, and listen to us chat about the evolution of our representation as Muslim millennials. Watch Ramy's show on Hulu today, where Season 3 just dropped. And follow @Ramy on Instagram to keep up. Follow the pod on IG @MuslimsDoingThigns and me, the host, @laylool Podcast image is a shot from the show. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/laylool/message

Design Lab with Bon Ku
EP 92: Designing Pandemic Survival | David France

Design Lab with Bon Ku

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 39:22


Can we survive the next pandemic? How does the Covid-19 pandemic parallel the HIV pandemic? What lessons can we learn from the current global pandemic response? David France is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker, New York Times bestselling author, and award-winning investigative journalist. His directorial debut, HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE, received Academy and Emmy nominations and a Peabody Award. His 2017 film, THE DEATH & LIFE OF MARSHA P. JOHNSON, was awarded the Outfest “Freedom Award”. David premiered his third documentary, WELCOME TO CHECHNYA, at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the special jury award for documentary editing. It received numerous awards, including BAFTA and Peabody. David's latest film, HOW TO SURVIVE A PANDEMIC, premiered at the 2022 Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. Episode Website/Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/designlabpod/davidfrance Follow David: Twitter | Facebook | Insta | IMDb Episode Links and Mentions: David's website: https://www.davidfrance.com/ Select Reviews of David's Films: Review: Journal of a plague year via Boston Globe Review: ‘This massive undertaking was invisible': film glimpses behind the curtain as Covid vaccine was made via The Guardian Review: ‘Welcome to Chechnya' Review: A Vital Indictment of Mass Persecution via NYT Review: ‘The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson' Review: A Stonewall Hero Is Mourned In Fascinating Detective Story — Tribeca 2017 Review via Indie Wire Review: A Story of AIDS, From the Beginning  via NYT More episode sources & links Sign-up for Design Lab Podcast's Newsletter Previous Episode Newsletters and Shownotes Follow @DesignLabPod on Twitter Instagram LinkedIn Facebook Follow @BonKu on Twitter & Instagram Check out the Health Design Lab Production by Robert Pugliese Edit by Fernando Queiroz Cover Design by Eden Lew Theme song by Emmanuel Houston Indexed in the Library of Congress: ISSN 2833-2032

Signal Boost
Beth Macy!

Signal Boost

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 23:19


Virginia-based journalist, the author of Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America, and an executive producer and cowriter on Hulu's Peabody Award-winning “Dopesick” series, Beth Macy, joins Zerlina Maxwell to talk about her new book, Raising Lazarus: Hope, Justice, and the Future of America's Overdose Crisis.

Film Disruptors Podcast
66. Diana Williams on Developing Story Based IP

Film Disruptors Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 46:17


"We talk about going Direct to Community" Diana Williams Diana Williams is the CEO & Co-founder of Kinetic Energy Entertainment, a multi-disciplinary company that partners with creators at the intersection of story and technology to develop and produce story-based IP. In this podcast, we discuss Kinetic Energy Entertainment's strategy, projects and the opportunity Diana is addressing in the marketplace. We also dive into the story IP creating process - why it is vital in today's market and the techniques Diana uses for this. From the MCU to Exploding Kittens, Diana also shares numerous examples of projects that have successfully developed franchises and reveals some of the steps they took to achieve this. About Diana Williams Diana Williams is the CEO & Co-founder of Kinetic Energy Entertainment. She has a wide range of experience in the entertainment industry, developing IP and producing creative content for distribution across storytelling media. Throughout her career she has been at the forefront of working with emerging and established talent to ensure a diversity of voices are included in an ever-evolving industry. Kinetic Energy Entertainment is a multi-disciplinary company that partners with creators at the intersection of story and technology to develop and produce story-based IP. Kinetic's project slate includes a series in development at HBO, the cross-platform storyworld of The Gatecrashers, political sim videogame Political Arena, Founder Hustle podcast based on venture fund 1863 Ventures' focus on entrepreneurs of color, Crimson an epic fantasy/thriller take on Alice in Wonderland, recipe-memoir Adventures in Starry Kitchen, and a documentary feature film with Apple+. An award-winning producer, she produced the critically acclaimed feature film Our Song, which earned her a nomination for an Independent Spirit Award in the Producer category. Other credits include documentaries Room 237, the Emmy© award-winning Sylvia Drew Ivie, Student Academy Award©-nominated Another First Step, Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible, Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis, and Dear Mom Love Cher. In addition to producing, Diana has held various positions in the entertainment industry. She was the Creative Development and Franchise Producer at Lucasfilm within the Story Group, the team responsible for developing and maintaining narrative cohesion and connectivity throughout the Star Wars universe. While at Lucasfilm, Diana developed film and tv (including Star Wars Rebels, Rogue One), mobile and console videogames (including 2015's Battlefront), publishing (Marvel's Star Wars comics and novel expansions). Diana helped launch ILMxLAB, an immersive entertainment and mixed reality lab, with projects including Vader Immortal, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, and Alejandro González Iñárritu's Academy Award© winning VR experience Carne y Arena. She was also a production consultant for BET on Let the Church Say Amen, Gun Hill Road, and Untitled Kenya Barris Project. Currently the Chair of the Interactive Board of Jurors for digital and immersive storytelling for the Peabody Award, Diana is also on the Strategic Planning Committee of The National Academy of Sciences' Science and Entertainment Exchange; the advisory committee for the Royal Shakespeare Company/Digital development; the advisory board for UK-based organization Future of Film; and the boards of Diverso (a non-profit organization by students for students, dedicated to empowering the under-represented storytellers of the next generation), The Overlook Film Festival (genre festival), and Here/No Proscenium Summit for interactive and immersive events, theater, and creators. Diana began her career in production as an Assistant Director and is a member of the Directors Guild of America (DGA) and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

Passport Mommy with Michelle Jerson
Babyganic's Pootraits; Cooking Pal's Chef Jamie Foy; Lulu Miller's Terrestrials Podcast; The New Covid Vaccine

Passport Mommy with Michelle Jerson

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 39:25


Diaper duty doesn't always go to plan. In fact, more than 50% of parents find changing time to be a source of anxiety and stress, with 9 out of 10 parents claiming they frequently experience a diaper-related disaster at changing time. Nicole and Victor Arroyo join Michelle to talk about Babyganic's new Pootraits campaign and how the poop anxiety is real!Chef Jamie Foy is back to talk about the amazing Multo by Cooking Pal. He gives tips for feeding even the pickiest of eaters! And now save $250 with their Back to School package! Listeners to Passport Mommy will get a Rosie Bowl worth $130 and a free cooking class worth $120! Just use promo code MULTOPPM9 at checkout! NPR Radiolab host, Peabody Award-winning science journalist & queer mother of two, Lulu Miller is changing the way we engage with nature. Her new podcast Terrestrials which launched today September 22, will explore why the inhabitants and phenomena of the natural world are stranger than we think…While the series radiates joy and playfulness for both kids & adults, it also touches on poignant human experiences like grief, fear, family, and disability.The BA.2 subvariant of Omicron has become the most common strain of COVID-19 in the United States. Like the Omicron variant, this new subvariant spreads rapidly. Even though symptoms are often less severe than the earlier versions of the virus, severe illness, hospitalizations, and deaths are possible, especially among the unvaccinated. Dr. Sayo Weihs, clinical lead pharmacist in antimicrobial stewardship and infectious disease at University Health in Kansas City, Missouri and talks to Michelle about what we need to know for new booster.

The Complete Orson Welles
President's Bill of Rights | We Hold These Truths, 1941

The Complete Orson Welles

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022 65:40


We Hold These Truths, a celebration of the 150th anniversary of the United States Bill of Rights, and shared 'American values.' Broadcast on all four major networks (CBS, NBC Red, NBC Blue, and Mutual). This episode aired live on December 15, 1941. Written and producer, Norman Corwin, won a Peabody Award for the show, which commemorated the ratification of Bill of Rights on December 15, 1791. Pearl Harbor was attacked a week before on December 7, 1941 . Corwin asked if the program should still air following December 7th, the President's office replied, "The President thinks it's more important now than ever to proceed with the program." (parts from Wikipedia) : : : : : My other podcast channels include: MYSTERY x SUSPENSE -- DRAMA X THEATER -- SCI FI x HORROR -- COMEDY x FUNNY HA HA -- VARIETY X ARMED FORCES. Subscribing is free and you'll receive new post notifications. Also, if you have a moment, please give a 4-5 star rating and/or write a 1-2 sentence positive review on your preferred service -- that would help me a lot. Thank you for your support. https://otr.duane.media/ (https://otr.duane.media) | Instagram https://www.instagram.com/duane.otr/ (@duane.otr)

Down the Pit
Lucia Micarelli, A Renaissance Woman

Down the Pit

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022 88:12


“A VIOLINIST OF HEART-MELTING TALENT.” – The Wall Street Journal “DAZZLING SKILLS AND A MONA LISA SMILE.” – The Washington Post A very special episode with violinist, singer, actress Lucia Micarelli! Born in Queens, New York, Lucia has been immersed in the arts since the age of three. After attending the Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music, Lucia began to develop a growing interest in non-classical music. She started moonlighting with local jazz and rock bands in New York clubs, and she was offered to tour with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra as a featured violinist and concertmaster. In addition, she's been a featured soloist in two of Josh Groban's world tours, toured extensively with Chris Botti and was featured in his “Live From Boston” PBS special along with being featured in Barbra Streisand's 2013 international tour. She also released two solo studio albums, “Music From A Farther Room” and “Interlude”. But 2009 saw Lucia broadening her career even further when she was cast in the starring role of “Annie” in HBO's critically acclaimed series, “Treme”, created by David Simon and Eric Overmeyer, which ran for four seasons and won a Peabody Award as well as a Primetime Emmy Award. Since then, Lucia's profile has continued to soar. In 2018, Lucia appeared in her first PBS concert special, which aired throughout the US and spawned the live album “An Evening with Lucia Micarelli”. In 2020, Lucia joined the Hallmark Family and starred in the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries holiday movie “The Christmas Bow” alongside Michael Rady. Whether on stage or screen, Lucia is sure to take you on an eclectic journey through her many musical influences - from classical to jazz to traditional fiddle music and Americana - all bound together by her trademark emotional vulnerability and technical wizardry. Thanks for listening and please Subscribe, Rate and Review the Podcast. A lot of work goes into bringing Down the Pit to you, and we would to know your thoughts on how we are doing! To become a Down the Pit supporter for as little as $0.99/month, please visit www.Anchor.FM/Down-the-Pit. Visit tonebase.com for some amazing online courses and lessons for Violin, Piano or Guitar. The best online platform with hundreds of instructional videos and lessons for musicians of all levels! Check it out and use Promo Code SAMI-30 at Checkout for a 14-day FREE trial and 30% off for a yearly subscription. Sign up TODAY! Thanks to our corporate sponsor U.S. PAVE! Check out our website www.downthepit.com We are on Instagram/TikTok/Twitter @downthepit_pod and @samiviolin Facebook: Down the Pit Podcast Co-hosts: Sami Merdinian: @samimerdinian - Ian Loew: @lunchmeat1836 - Producer: Sami Merdinian - Assistant Producer: Chris Ellis https://www.downthepit.com https://luciamicarelli.com/ @theloosh --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/down-the-pit/support

The Late Show Pod Show with Stephen Colbert
Ken Burns | “Tell These Stories, As Difficult As They May Be”

The Late Show Pod Show with Stephen Colbert

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2022 9:14 Very Popular


Peabody Award-winning director Ken Burns stops by to offer a preview of the incredibly difficult subject matter he tackles in his latest documentary, "The U.S. and the Holocaust," which is available now on PBS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe
269: Chuck Really Wants Me to be Friends with Nick Searcy

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 77:06 Very Popular


For half a dozen years Chuck has been trying to introduce Mike to Peabody Award winning actor, Nick Searcy who is best known for playing Chief Deputy U.S. Marshall Art Mullen on the FX series Justified, one of Mike's favorite shows.  They discuss Nick's career, why he made a movie about 1/6/21, and how he met President Bill Clinton at the White House.   

The Kitchen Sisters Present
198 - The Real Ambassadors: Dave Brubeck, Iola Brubeck, and Louis Armstrong

The Kitchen Sisters Present

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 36:14


The story of The Real Ambassadors, a jazz musical created by Dave Brubeck and Iola Brubeck for Louis Armstrong in the 1950/60s. The original show, featured Louis Armstrong, Carmen McCrae, Dave Brubeck and Lambert Hendricks and Bavan, and was performed live only once, at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 1962. This year's Monterey Jazz Festival, September 23-25, 2022, is the 60th Anniversary of the performance. The musical is based on the Jazz Ambassadors Program established by President Eisenhower and the US State Department during the Cold War as an effort to win hearts and minds around the world. Jazz musicians were sent out to represent the freedom and creativity of America through their art form. The irony is that Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie and most of the other Jazz Ambassadors were Black—they were treated like royalty around the world, but could not stay in hotels or play in integrated bands in their own country. The Brubeck's musical was a chance for Louis Armstrong to speak out about his deep feelings about racism and segregation in this country — feelings he rarely expressed publicly. The story features original music, rare archival recorded letters back and forth between the Brubecks and Louis Armstrong about the project, rehearsal recordings and interviews with Dave and Iola Brubeck. Other voices include: the Brubeck's sons, Chris and Dan Brubeck; Keith Hatschek, author of newly released book, "The Real Ambassadors;” Ricky Riccardi, Director of Research Collections for the Louis Armstrong House Museum; and singer/actress Yolande Bavan, the last surviving performer involved in the project.  The Real Ambassadors is a poignant tale of cultural exchange, anti-racism, jazz history, and it's a love story—between life-long husband and wife partners, Iola and Dave Brubeck and their vision for a better world. The Peabody Award winning Kitchen Sisters, Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva, have created hundreds of stories for NPR, public media and their Webby Award-winning podcast “The Kitchen Sisters Present.” Brandi Howell is a member of The Kitchen Sisters team and the producer of The Echo Chamber, a podcast about music and its social impact. The Real Ambassadors was produced by The Kitchen Sisters (Nikki Silva and Davia Nelson) and Brandi Howell in collaboration with Jackson Spenner. Mixed by Jim McKee. Thanks to Keith Hatschek, Chris, Brubeck, Dan Brubeck,  Ricky Riccardi, Yolande Bavan;  Lisa Cohen; and Wynton Marsalis.   Special thanks to: The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation and the Louis Armstrong House Museum; Michael Bellacosa and the Brubeck Collection, Wilton Library, Wilton, Connecticut; The Complete Louis Armstrong Columbia & RCA Victor Studio Sessions 1946-66 Mosaic Records 270; The Milken Family Foundation Archive Oral History Project; and The Library of Congress. 

Biographers International Organization
Podcast Episode #99 – Toluse Olorunnipa and Robert Samuels

Biographers International Organization

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 30:23


This week we interview Toluse Olorunnipa and Robert Samuels, Peabody Award and Polk Award-winning journalists and co-authors of His Name Is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice, published by Viking Press […]

Rhythm of Life
Rhythm of Life sample reel

Rhythm of Life

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 13:59


Where conversation flows as life is explored -- that's where the new podcast, Rhythm of Life, begins. Initial episodes include filmmaker Bob Hercules delving into the art of documentary filmmaking including his most recent project, the Peabody Award-winning “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise.” Subsequent episodes will feature fascinating discussions with producer/filmmakers Steve Ordower and David Kovacs, gospel and R&B legend Mavis Staples, and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL). Newton Minow, former chair of the FCC, reflects on how the media and television, which he called “a vast wasteland” have evolved. Stephan Garnett, lecturer at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, shares his perspective on the state of journalism today. Actor Ernie Hudson and musician and political activist Jon Langford chat about the rhythms of their lives in the arts. 

MediaVillage's Insider InSites podcast on Media, Marketing and Advertising
Lil Mike and Funny Bone of FX on Hulu's "Reservation Dogs" - Multicultural TV Talk #60

MediaVillage's Insider InSites podcast on Media, Marketing and Advertising

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 18:49


Joining us from Oklahoma City are brothers, rappers and actors known as Lil Mike and Funny Bone, who received national recognition after their viral performance on America's Got Talent in 2013 where they showcased their Indigenous heritage through their original rap song “Do The Rain Dance” that wowed the judges and audiences alike.    As of last fall, the pair have recurred as the equally hilarious and talented brothers Mose and Mekko on the hit FX on Hulu comedy series Reservation Dogs which, while snubbed at the Emmys, won the AFI Award, Independent Spirit Award, Peabody Award and Gotham Award for its premiere season. The two chat with us about their initial rejection for America's Got Talent, and the eventual straight offer to appear on the show nearly a decade ago, as well as their experience working on Reservation Dogs and the series' immense impact for Indigenous representation in entertainment.   It was during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic that the two first received word about the upcoming series pilot casting from their managers after their concert tour dates were canceled and they were on the lookout for their next booking. They shared that after looking at the script, the characters were not what they initially expected, “They were eleven-year old kids!” Lil Mike shared. “Their lines had cuss words in them, so we asked ‘can we change this up a little? And these jokes aren't really funny enough.' And [casting] said ‘make it your own!'” And they did exactly that, asking their brother to read the other lines and send in their audition tape to casting, and quickly received an offer.   To find out more of their journey with Reservation Dogs, watch the full interview above, or listen on your favorite podcast platform.   Reservation Dogs streams new episodes Tuesdays on Hulu under the FX on Hulu content hub.  

Beyond The Fog Radio
Special Guest Carolyn Tyler

Beyond The Fog Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 56:15


Carolyn Tyler is most famously known in San Francisco as a reporter and news anchor on KGO ABC7 News. She had an outstanding 32 year career chronicling some of the most important moments in SF history. Tyler detailed the long fight for marriage equality starting in 2004 and brought stories of social justice for African Americans to the forefront. She also reported extensively on the impacts of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, for which she and her team won a Peabody Award. Over the years Carolyn earned the reputation for being one of the most fair-minded and hard-working journalists in the field. Since retiring, Carolyn has been blending journalism with her other passions. A fierce Golden State Warriors fan and board member of the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Company, she is currently producing a unique discussion between Warriors Coach Steve Kerr and Alonzo King on the intersection of ballet and basketball. It will be held on September 16th at SF Jazz and hosted by Carolyn herself. We were thrilled to have the opportunity to interview Carolyn and hear about her wonderful career and latest endeavors. In the Fall, tune in to our Classical Performance series with her as our guest host! For more information about Carolyn Tyler, please visit: https://www.kqed.org/news/11696365/tv-anchor-carolyn-tyler-bids-farewell-to-three-decades-covering-san-francisco Meet Carolyn Tyler!

KBNSpire
E89: Kathleen Ann Hudson | Texas Heritage Music Foundation

KBNSpire

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 37:03


Kathleen is an English Professor at Schreiner University and so much more. She founded the Texas Heritage Music Foundation and is an author with three published books. She also produced a series for Texas Public Radio and won a Peabody Award for her work. She tells a story of inspiration on Episode 89 of the Kerrville Podcast.

Stand Up! with Pete Dominick
Dr Aaron Carroll and Journalist Amy Westervelt Episode 669

Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 97:51


Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day. Please subscribe now for as little as 5$ and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out StandUpwithPete.com to learn more Dr Aaron Carroll is one of my closest friends and one of the finest people I know. He is one of the most reasonable and thoughtful guys as well. He is a professor of pediatrics and associate dean for research mentoring at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He is also vice president for faculty development at The Regenstrief Institute. And now Aaron is the Chief Health Officer at IU. Dr. Carroll's research focuses on the study of information technology to improve pediatric care and areas of health policy including cost-effectiveness of care and health care financing reform. He is the author of The Bad Food Bible and the co-author of three additional books on medical myths. Check out Aaron's amazing New Podcast Series! In partnership with the National Institutes of Health, we've launched a new series on the culture of science and reproducibility.   Subscribe to his YouTube Channel Buy his books Read him at The NY Times   Amy Westervelt is an award-winning investigative journalist and executive producer of the independent podcast production company Critical Frequency, which specializes in reported narrative podcasts. In 2020 she was executive producer of Unfinished: Short Creek, a co-production between Critical Frequency and Stitcher that was named one of the best podcasts of the year by The New Yorker and The Atlantic, and received a Wilbur award for excellence in religion reporting. In 2021, she led the reporting and production teams of This Land S2—an investigative, narrative season revealing the various forces behind efforts to unravel tribal sovereignty in the U.S.—which was nominated in April 2022 for a Peabody Award. Her investigative climate podcast Drilled, a Critical Frequency original production, was awarded the Online News Association award for excellence in audio journalism in 2019 and Covering Climate Now's award for excellence in audio journalism in 2021. In 2015, Amy received a Rachel Carson award for women greening journalism, for her role in creating a women-only climate journalism group syndicating longform climate reporting to The Atlantic, The Guardian, The Economist, and many more outlets. A 20-year veteran investigative journalist, Westervelt's earlier work for NPR, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Inside Climate News, and various other outlets earned her Edward R. Murrow, ONA, and Folio awards as well, and is often cited as amongst the earliest examples of accountability reporting on climate. Check out all things Jon Carroll Follow and Support Pete Coe Pete on YouTube Pete on Twitter Pete On Instagram Pete Personal FB page

The Laura Flanders Show
Crip Camp and The Disability Justice Movement

The Laura Flanders Show

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 29:44


Crip Camp is a Peabody Award-winning documentary from Netflix and Higher Ground Productions that tells the story of Camp Jened, a summer camp in the 1960s where disabled youth could be themselves. The film follows several former campers who went on to be leaders of the Disability Rights Movement. Laura speaks with the directors and producers of Crip Camp about how they are using the film to advance the next step in the revolution: Disability Justice, a movement that centers the leadership of disabled queer, trans, Black, Indigenous, and people of color. If the inclusive culture of Camp Jened could help transform American society in the second half of the 20th century, what could a truly intersectional Disability Justice Movement change for us all today? Plus thoughts from Laura on interdependence.  (note: legacy show, repost)Guests:Andraéa LaVant, Impact Producer & President, Chief Inclusion Officer of LaVant Consulting Inc.Jim LeBrecht, Co-Director Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution, Peabody Winner & Oscar Nominated Film, Co-Director of Crip CampNicole Newnham, Co-Director Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution, Peabody Winner & Oscar Nominated Film,  Co-Director of Crip Camp We do not accept advertisements or government funding.  We are independent movement media for the people, and funded by the people!  Become a member by making a one time donation or make it a monthly contribution at https://LauraFlanders.org/donate 

Exit Strategy
Making Sense of “Stuff”: Filmmaker Judith Helfand

Exit Strategy

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 25:12


In an emotionally raw film, Love & Stuff, Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Judith Helfand shares the intimate process of going through her mother's possessions after her death … and reveals generational attachments and relational truths — at once singular and universal. Exit Strategy Host Stephanie Garry speaks to Judith about her journey through her mother's “stuff,” […] The post Making Sense of “Stuff”: Filmmaker Judith Helfand appeared first on Plaza Jewish Community Chapel.

Depresh Mode with John Moe
Elizabeth Ito on Anxiety, Art, and Things You Can't Control

Depresh Mode with John Moe

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 50:16 Very Popular


You really should watch City of Ghosts. It's on Netflix, six episodes long, and it's a delightful and important exploration of Los Angeles, cultures, and how we manage history. City of Ghosts also happens to be, at least at first glance, a show for children. It's animated and features a group of kid characters who fan out across L.A. to interview and record the ghosts that live there. It's guileless and smart and often very funny.Elizabeth Ito created the show. She wanted to create something less intense and anxious for her son, who often got overwhelmed by children's shows. She also wanted to pay tribute to her hometown and the people and cultures that have been there. You can tell City of Ghosts comes from the heart.Unfortunately, the show was canceled after just one season. Then it won the prestigious Peabody Award. And all of this made for a tremendous emotional roller coaster for Elizabeth, who is prone to anxiety and depression. She joins us to talk about the need to create and the wringer that being an artist in the practical world puts her through.Watch City of Ghosts on Netflix. Watch Mall Stories, Welcome to My Life, and Elizabeth's Peabody victory dance video at her website, ElizabethIto.com. Follow Elizabeth on Twitter @kikutowne and on Instagram @ottersnaps.Thank you to all our listeners who support the show as monthly members of Maximum Fun. Hey, remember, you're part of Depresh Mode and we want to hear what you want to hear about. What guests and issues would you like to have covered in a future episode? Write us at depreshmode@maximumfun.org.Help is available right away.The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988 or 1-800-273-8255, 1-800-273-TALKCrisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741.International suicide hotline numbers available here: https://www.opencounseling.com/suicide-hotlinesThe Depresh Mode newsletter is available twice a week. Subscribe for free and stay up to date on the show and mental health issues. https://johnmoe.substack.com/John's acclaimed memoir, The Hilarious World of Depression, is available here. https://read.macmillan.com/lp/the-hilarious-world-of-depression/Find the show on Twitter @depreshpod and Instagram @depreshpod.John is on Twitter @johnmoe.

Blamo! | Exploring Fashion with the People Who Shape It
Chris Storer (The Bear)

Blamo! | Exploring Fashion with the People Who Shape It

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 69:36 Very Popular


Chris Storer is an American film producer, director, and writer known for The Bear, Ramy, Eighth Grade, and the Peabody Award-winning Netflix special Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King.Chris and I discuss what went into making the show of the summer, The Bear, the insanity of episode seven, his love of clothes, Drake's, Thom Browne, J. Mueser, the brands that found their way onto The Bear, and getting fits off on set.**Sponsored by Standard & Strange – Get the facts on denim

The Project Sleep Podcast
Narcolepsy Goes to Hollywood II Narcolepsy Nerd Alert Series Ep. 6

The Project Sleep Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 49:09


In this episode, we take a closer look at Hollywood’s portrayals of narcolepsy to better understand why they matter and how we can play a role in shaping future portrayals of narcolepsy in the entertainment industry. We are joined by Al Jean, the Executive Producer and head writer for The Simpsons, and Anna Marr, a Los Angeles-based actor, writer, and voiceover artist originally from Ohio. About our Guests: AL Jean has been working on The Simpsons for 32 years and has received nine Emmy awards and two Peabody Awards for his work on the show. He developed Season 27, Episode 1 of The Simpsons, when Homer Simpson is diagnosed with narcolepsy. Anna Marr is the co-founder of Bluelaces Theater, a nonprofit organization that creates interactive multi-sensory theater for individuals with developmental disabilities. Anna developed a dark comedy short film called "Walking Through Peanut Butter" based on her experience navigating New York's comedy scene with narcolepsy. She is also a Rising Voices of Narcolepsy advocate who aims to change how the media represents this chronic neurological disorder. Download the Narcolepsy Goes to Hollywood Toolkit for more resources: bit.ly/narcolepsy-goes-to-hollywood-toolkit The Narcolepsy Nerd Alert series invites listeners to dive deeper into specific topics relevant to living with narcolepsy. project-sleep.com/narcolepsy-nerd-alert/

Entertainment Business Wisdom
WGA rules! Inside the comedy writer battles for correct compensation with Rich Talarico

Entertainment Business Wisdom

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2022 37:49


Rich Talarico is a 20+ year WGA member and two-time show captain who also served as strike captain during the 2007-2008 strike. He is a Peabody® Award winning and four-time Emmy® nominated writer and producer best known for his work on Key & Peele. Rich wrote and produced on shows like MADtv, Review, Saturday Night Live & The Tonight Show. Rich is an alum of Chicago's Second City. Rich appeared in featured roles on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, MADtv, the feature film High Fidelity and numerous TV ads including A&W Root Beer's classic commercial, "Mr. Dumass.” more at richtalarico.com . Rich is a WGAw Show Captain for Key & Peele Rich's recent interview I just did with latenightist, that explains the issues I'm campaigning on https://latenightist.com/q_and_a/pay-your-writers-a-q-and-a-with-rich-talarico-of-key-peele/ Rich's official campaign site for his WGA Board Seat Campaign: https://elections.wga.org/2022/rich-talarico WHY RICH IS RUNNNG FOR THE WGA BOARD Comedy writers have not been and are not being appropriately paid by the studios, and we need the Guild's help in this fight. Unfair use and numerous, MBA violations affects not just Key & Peele, but virtually all comedy writers, including many of the most known, most beloved shows. Royalty payments are distributed to heirs, and heirs of heirs. We need systemic change as companies continue to egregiously violate the 5 minute promotional clip exemption in our contract.  Additionally, WGA writers' material is being unjustly exhibited on www.cc.com as an "Archive" (but we are not being paid archival rates) and according to MBA, "archival is not promotional." We need fair back pay for any and all Archival Postings exhibited on the cc.com. In addition to seeking better transparency between the studios and WGA, I pledge to advocate for improved communication between writers and the Guild. OVER-PROMOTION & THE ABUSE OF THE 5 MIN PROMO CLIP RULE First, what is a clip? The industry standard on what a promo clip is, has long been established as “Merv Griffin” style bits to entice the audience to watch/buy. Longer than something you would see on a talk show is too long. And, Viacom flooding the promotional space with hundreds upon hundreds of “promo” clips (many of which are illegally over the five minute limit) destroys us financially and will ultimately devastate all comedy writers' livelihoods. You consume a sketch show differently than you would consume a sitcom or drama. A clip from a sitcom or drama would entice you to watch the full episode or season, which you would theoretically have to pay for, while a sketch show clip would entice you to watch more sketches, which are currently available for free. This is not promotional use. This is not a fair and reasonable reading of the MBA "promo exemption clause." While the MBA is silent on the number of clips that can be used as excerpts, it is not fair and reasonable to gobble up whole shows and display them as “promotional.” The clips fail to be excerpts-- if the entire show can be watched for free in excerpt form. The promotion, in our case, is the exhibition.  As we've argued since 2013, five to ten clips per season should be sufficient to entice an audience to buy. Originally, the Guild backed us on this, but have since chosen to ignore these violations. Key & Peele only has 298 sketches in total. As of December, 2020 (just on YouTube) there were over 350 “promotional” full-sketch uploads and Viacom continues to add more day by day. Of these 350+ uploads, there are (at least) 35 compilations which include bundles of Key & Peele sketches, some of these are longer than the length of full episodes. There are also uploads that exceed seven, eight, and 12 hours. This does not even account for Facebook, TikTok, Instagram and other platforms where there are also hundreds of millions of “promotional” streams. 

Castle of Horror Podcast
Castle Talk: Mary Jo Pehl of Rifftrax on"Dumb Dumb Dumb" and "Bridget & Mary Jo: The Brain That Wouldn't Die"

Castle of Horror Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2022 31:23


Mary Jo Pehl is a writer, comedian and commentator, published everywhere from magazines and anthologies to NPR's All Things Considered, and she's the author of the 2022 book DUMB DUMB DUMB: My Mother's Book Reviews which came out this past May. But a lot of us know her as one of the voices and minds behind the Peabody-Award winning Mystery Science Theater 3000, and over the last few years as a part of the comedy duo Bridget and Mary Jo on the Rifftrax video series. Their most recent release is a new riff on the 1962 cult film The Brain that Wouldn't Die.

Second Act Stories
The Wolf of Late Night: Paul Mecurio's Journey from Wall Street to Comedy

Second Act Stories

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 37:20


Paul Mecurio has achieved a level of success in comedy that budding comics only dream of. He's a writer on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert; he was a founding writer on The Daily Show, for which he won Emmy and Peabody Awards; he hosted a one-man Off-Broadway show called “Permission to Speak with Paul Mecurio”; he's hosted shows on Comedy Central and HBO; he had his own comedy special; and he's a regular opinion contributor on “CBS Sunday Morning.” But all this success came at an incredibly stressful cost. After graduating Georgetown Law School with high honors, Paul worked as a lawyer on Wall Street at a top-tier international law firm and as an investment banker at Credit Suisse, executing multi-billion-dollar M&A transactions for Fortune 100 companies. He was living the life everybody thinks they want, making a ton of money and enjoying the trappings that kind of success brings. All the while, Paul was writing jokes and living a double life, working in boardrooms by day and sneaking off to comedy clubs by night to feed an insatiable need to follow his passion for comedy. A chance meeting with Jay Leno was the catalyst for what would become an incredibly gripping, angst-ridden journey filled with self-doubt, torment and tears that had Paul living on the edge of a nervous breakdown. Hold onto your hats; this episode is a roller coaster that will inspire you to chase your dreams. Please rate and review our show on Apple Podcasts. It really helps!

True Crime Reporter
Tales of Murder And Mayhem From Former U.S. Prosecutor Bill Johnston

True Crime Reporter

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 46:47


The True Crime Reporter® Podcast features stories and interviews from the respective careers of investigative reporter Robert Riggs and former U.S. prosecutor Bill Johnston. Listeners have asked how both of them got involved in investigating criminal cases. In response, the podcast featured an episode with Riggs on July 4, 2022, explaining how he first got involved digging for information during the Watergate scandal case while working for Congressman Wright Patman. In this episode, we cover the highlights of Bill Johnston's distinguished law career. Bill devoted his career as a federal prosecutor to, in effect, protect the sheep from the wolves.  He helped launch the manhunt for notorious serial killer Kenneth Allen McDuff who tortured and murdered countless young women. His role in bringing McDuff to justice and prosecuting the Texas Parole Board Chairman official who released McDuff under a cloud of corruption is featured in the Fox Nation documentary Freed To Kill.  Johnston became the cohost of the True Crime Reporter® podcast with Peabody Award-winning investigative reporter Robert Riggs in 2021.  Johnston had a guilty verdict returned in every federal prosecution in hundreds of jury trials that he undertook during his 14-year career with the U.S. Department of Justice.  A noteworthy criminal case includes the Branch Davidian cult members who murdered four ATF agents during a raid on their heavily armed compound outside Waco.   The Texas Rangers, rather than FBI agents, were Johnston's go-to investigators for complex murder cases.  He managed a team of Rangers to investigate the crime scene at the Davidian compound after the end of the controversial inferno.  Johnston successfully prosecuted a mail bomber which was the first case tried under the U.S. Violence Against Women Act. Other firsts include the first jury trial in the United States in which mitochondrial DNA (hair without root) was used in evidence against a violent “car-jacking” defendant who caused the death of an elderly man in Texas. He received a mandatory life sentence without parole. Here's Robert's interview with Bill.  We want to become your favorite true crime podcast. Please leave a review wherever you listen. Join our true crime community and follow us here.  The True Crime Reporter® podcast features stories about serial killers, mass murderers, murder mysteries, homicides, cold cases, prisons, violent criminals, serial rapists, child abductors, child molesters, kidnappers, bank robbers, cyber criminals, and assorted violent criminals. True Crime Reporter® is a @2022 copyrighted and trade-marked production by True Crime Reporter®, LLC, in Dallas, Texas.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The TASTE Podcast
128: Stephen Satterfield

The TASTE Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 46:24 Very Popular


What a thrill to have Stephen Satterfield on the show. Stephen has many layers in his long career in journalism, wine, and television—and we discuss them all. He is the founder of Whetstone, a media company founded in 2017 that produces journals, podcasts, and an anchor magazine that is one of our favorites on the rack. He's also the host of the Netflix series High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America, winner of a Peabody Award for documentary. This conversation is wide-ranging and dips into Stephen's sommelier past, as well as digging into his approach for producing the magazine Whetstone. It's a really great conversation.More from Stephen Satterfield: F&W Game Changers: Stephen Satterfield [Food & Wine] The Lasting Impact of ‘High on the Hog' [Eater]The Profound Significance of ‘High on the Hog' [New York Times]

The One You Feed
Rachel Krantz on Non-Monogomy and Spiritual Growth

The One You Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 69:59