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My Conversation With David Schiller, Author Of Guitar: The World’s Most Seductive Instrument

Click Here To Listen David Schiller Celebrate the significance, the magic, and the mojo of the world’s most seductive instrument. An obsessive, full-color book presented in an irresistible slipcase, Guitar features 200 instruments in stunning detail. Here are icons, like Prince’s Yellow Cloud, Willie Nelson’s “Trigger,” Muddy Water’s Thunderbird, and “Rocky,” lovingly hand-painted by its owner, George Harrison. Historic instruments—Fender’s Broadcaster, Les Paul’s “Log,” the Gibson Nick Lucas Special, the very first artist model. Hand-carved archtops, pinnacles of the luthier’s art, from John D’Angelico to Ken Parker. Stunning acoustics from a new wave of women builders, like Rosie Heydenrych of England, who’s known to use 5,000-year-old wood retrieved from a peat bog. And quirky one-of-a-kind [...]

By |October 2nd, 2019|History, Music|Comments Off on My Conversation With David Schiller, Author Of Guitar: The World’s Most Seductive Instrument

Celebrating National Daughter’s Day With Alisha Lola & Angela Marie Jones

Our Perfect Double: Alisha & Angela (First Verse) You made me so lucky Like a present with a bow. With you I get more excited than Someone yelling “Bingo!” (Rich Chorus) Alisha and Angela you are our Single’s greatest treasure Cause you are double the blessing And triple the fun I’m so thrilled to be you Father in more ways than one. (Second Verse) You taught me how to walk in rhythm How to party all the time I love to roll with you From town to town (Rich Chorus) Angela and Alisha you are our Single’s greatest treasure Cause you are double the blessing And triple the fun I’m so honored to be you [...]

By |September 29th, 2019|African Americans, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Celebrating National Daughter’s Day With Alisha Lola & Angela Marie Jones

Tribute Song: Uncle Lee by Dr. Alvin

Click Here To Listen Uncle Lee by Dr Alvin featuring K.C. Martin This is my tribute to a great brother (in-law) Lee Milton Hancock. For over 50 years I witnessed a friend who loved his family, ministry and business. It doesn't get any better. Hopefully my words and music produced by K.C. Martin will inspire you. RIP. Cards & Donations can be sent to: Barbara Jean Jones Hancock, 11020 Lake Arbor Way Bowie Maryland 20721. For information on memorial activities contact Bomani Armah at bomani@babagotbars.com. Thank you. Uncle Lee (First Verse) You have not lived until you’ve learned how to smile You don’t know how to give until you’ve been kind for a while It’s [...]

By |September 28th, 2019|African Americans, Biography, Music|Comments Off on Tribute Song: Uncle Lee by Dr. Alvin

Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Settle The HBCU Lawsuit Now! On DrAlvin.Com

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By |September 27th, 2019|African Americans, Business, campbell, Careers, DrValencia, Education, Law, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Settle The HBCU Lawsuit Now! On DrAlvin.Com

My Conversation With Agustin Fuentes, Author Of Why We Believe: Evolution and the Human Way Of Being (Foundational Questions in Science)

Click Here To Listen Agustin Fuentes A wide-ranging argument by a renowned anthropologist that the capacity to believe is what makes us human Why are so many humans religious? Why do we daydream, imagine, and hope? Philosophers, theologians, social scientists, and historians have offered explanations for centuries, but their accounts often ignore or even avoid human evolution. Evolutionary scientists answer with proposals for why ritual, religion, and faith make sense as adaptations to past challenges or as by-products of our hyper-complex cognitive capacities. But what if the focus on religion is too narrow? Renowned anthropologist Agustín Fuentes argues that the capacity to be religious is actually a small part of a larger and deeper human [...]

By |September 26th, 2019|Belief, Spirituality|Comments Off on My Conversation With Agustin Fuentes, Author Of Why We Believe: Evolution and the Human Way Of Being (Foundational Questions in Science)

My Conversation With Travis Langley, Author Of The Joker Psychology: Evil Clowns And The Women Who Love Them (Popular Culture Psychology)

Click Here To Listen Travis Langley-Joker A fun, frightening, and always fascinating look into the psyche of a madman: the Clown Prince of Crime, the Harlequin of Hate—The Joker! Since he first fought Batman in 1940, The Joker has evolved into one of popular culture’s most complex and confounding psychological creations: both a criminal mastermind and an unhinged psychopath now starring in his own film. In The Joker Psychology: Evil Clowns and the Women Who Love Them, Dr. Travis Langley, author of the bestselling Batman and Psychology, returns to Gotham City to explore the twisted psyche of this great supervillain, as well as the personalities who are inexorably drawn to it. Paying special attention to [...]

By |September 26th, 2019|Movies, Psychology|Comments Off on My Conversation With Travis Langley, Author Of The Joker Psychology: Evil Clowns And The Women Who Love Them (Popular Culture Psychology)

Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Supporting our Nations’ HBCUs On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Dr Valencia Campbell-Supporting Our Nations HBCUs

By |September 24th, 2019|African Americans, Business, campbell, Careers, DrValencia, Education, Uncategorized, Youth|Comments Off on Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Supporting our Nations’ HBCUs On DrAlvin.Com

Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Highlighting Inequity In Our Criminal Justice System On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Dr Valencia Campbell-Highlighting Inequity In Our Criminal Justice System

By |September 20th, 2019|African Americans, Business, campbell, Careers, Crime, Current Affairs, DrValencia, Law, Public Affairs|Comments Off on Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Highlighting Inequity In Our Criminal Justice System On DrAlvin.Com

My Conversation With Joel Sartore, Author Of National Geographic The Photo Ark Vanishing: The World’s Most Vulnerable Animals

Click Here To Listen Joel Sartore Celebrated National Geographic photojournalist Joel Sartore continues his Photo Ark quest, photographing species around the world that are escaping extinction thanks to human efforts. Joel Sartore's quest to photograph all the animal species under human care celebrates its 15th year with this glorious and heartwrenching collection of photographs. The animals featured in these pages are either destined for extinction or already extinct in the wild but still alive today, thanks to dedication of a heroic group committed to their continued survival. From the majestic Sumatran rhinoceros to the tiny Salt Creek tiger beetle, Sartore's photographs bring us eye to eye with the kaleidoscopic diversity of shapes, colors, personalities, and [...]

By |September 17th, 2019|Animals, Photography|Comments Off on My Conversation With Joel Sartore, Author Of National Geographic The Photo Ark Vanishing: The World’s Most Vulnerable Animals