Ron Barr interviews Super Bowl champion Tom Flores about what makes the Oakland Raiders different, how he got involved with the Raiders and what it was like in the early days of the AFL. This interview took place on August 21st, 2003.
Ron Barr interviews CSN Bay Area president Ted Griggs about who Glenn Burke was, how Burke got into baseball and Burke’s personality. This interview took place on November 5th, 2010.
Ron Barr interviews boxing trainer Teddy Atlas about when he got into boxing, what his childhood was like and what drove him to the streets. This interview took place on May 11th, 2006.
Ron Barr interviews broadcaster Joe Castiglione about why Red Sox fans are so passionate, visiting players being intimated by Fenway, and how he got started in broadcasting. This interview took place on May 14th, 2012.
Ron Barr interviews broadcaster Roy Firestone about what Eddie DeBartolo was like, what makes DeBartolo unique and DeBartolo’s relationships with players. This interview took place on April 17th, 2006.
Finding comedy in everything and everything in comedy. Ron Bennington has been a stand-up comedian and comedy club owner and promoter. He's also been part of two legendary radio shows, the Ron and Ron Radio Network and the Ron and Fez show. All of that experience comes together for Bennington. Three hours of talk entertainment with nationally known comedians.
As the Zika virus continues to make headlines, consensus is slowly growing among scientists that it's showdown time for the mosquito. Time to marshal the technology to wipe them off the face of the earth. Which seems pretty extreme. Doesn't it? So, should we bio-engineer mosquitoes out of existence? Remember, it's not just about making picnics more pleasant… it's about Zika, malaria, dengue – human lives. Mosquitoes. Should they live, or die?
Tonight on the program, an update on the GOP's health care plan with Ezra Klein of VOX.
Continuing with a discussion about national security with Michael Morell, former deputy director of the CIA.
We conclude with author Kati Marton, for a look at her latest book "True Believer: Stalin's Last American Spy."
The guys are off today so we present this show from the archives… We start the show with Jim Florentine in studio, we tell stories from the old XM days, Keith Emerson kills himself, Jim talks about his gigs this past weekend, we discuss Donald Trump's rallies over the weekend, callers debate Donald Trump, and Madonna has a meltdown on stage. Dr. James Elist stops by to discuss the bionic penis, and Bill Burr calls in. Henry Winkler stops by to discuss his new children's book and his career, and William H. Macy joins the show to discuss Shameless and his hobbies.
Lam & Thile new gigs, Hanna Raskin on women's pages, Mario Batali on Jim Harrison, Buddhist cooking in Japan, ATK & slow cookers, Colu Henry on pasta
The guys are off today so we present this show from the archives… We start the show with Vic Henley in studio, Brian Johnson might be done touring with AC/DC, the wife of a former Eagles bassist dies, and we recap the big Stangels story from yesterday and play clips for Jim.
Opie moves to afternoon drive, weekdays from 3p – 6pET on Opie Radio, with non-stop comedians and celebrity guests. You'll hear all of your favorites like Rich Vos, Jim Florentine, Chris Distefano and more!
Today on The Opie Radio Show, comedians Sherrod Small and Vic Henley are in-studio along with Food Network Chef Carl Ruiz. We talk covers, Carl used to roller skate, Opie shares caddie stories, and helping out your parents. Next, comedian Big Jay Oakerson joins us in-studio, Jay clears up Craig Gass' Philadelphia story from a few weeks ago. Finally, we discuss Aerosmith, Spring Breakers using animals to get drunk, a transgender weightlifter wins a competition, and EZPass.
Tonight on the program, an update on today's attack outside Parliament in London. Charlie is joined by Katty Kay of the BBC and Francine Lacqua of Bloomberg London.
Continuing with Steve Coll of The New Yorker on his latest piece, “Rex Tillerson Is Still Acting Like a C.E.O.”
We conclude with a look at Cezanne et Moi, with French filmmaker Daniele Thompson.
Ask any woman who spends much time online and she'll tell you – being a woman on the internet means coping with abuse and harassment. In one study, nearly half of the women surveyed had been harassed online – and 76 percent of those under 30. As a society, why do we have to put up with this? And how do we fight back?
Today on Bennington, the gang discusses alien movie clichés, soda bread, and Guinness. Greg Stone and Andy Fiori drop by the studio to hang out. Later Nick DiPaolo comes by the studio.
Today on The Opie Radio Show, comedians Rich Vos, Vic Henley, Mark Normand, and Dan Soder are all in-studio. Vos talks about his ex-wife and his new diamond ring. We discuss Tomi Lahren's suspension and Bonnie McFarlane calls-in. Next, we talk about sitting in-front seat of Uber, racism vs. stereotypes, continues with Vos' fashion, comedian Robert Kelly calls-in, snaps and zingers are explained. Finally, we talk about hearing different lyrics in songs, President Trump brags about Colin Kaepernick being unsigned, and Vos is bothered by Trump.
Tonight on the program, Charlie returns to the studio after successful heart surgery.
We begin with an update on the House Intelligence Committee hearings on Russia with committee members Representative Adam Schiff and Representative Peter King.
We continue our discussion of the hearings with Karoun Demirjian and Matt Rosenberg of The New York Times.
Next, David Browne of Rolling Stone discusses the life and music of Chuck Berry.
We conclude with an appreciation of David Rockefeller, who died today.
Today on Bennington, the gang discusses Chuck Berry, hometown BBQ, police lineups, Keith Robinson at The Stand, and Artie Lange. Amy Miller drops by the studio to hang out.
Family Guy and Philosophy brings together low-brow, potty-mouthed, cartoon humor and high-brow philosophical reflection to deliver an outrageously hilarious and clever exploration of one of TVs most unrelenting families. (Okay, its not that high-brow.)
Today's most acclaimed film directors reveal intimate behind-the-scenes details of their most influential work and their unique approaches to their art. In the companion to the Silver Plaque-winning Starz/Encore documentary series, this book offers interviews with 13 top filmmakers. Contains each director's filmography, complete listings of major awards, and cast credits for all films discussed.
"If you can get by the narrator..."
Remember turning on the television and seeing shots of rockets fired at night in the first Gulf War, the first massacre victims in Kosovo, the US bomb that killed women and children in a bunker in Baghdad, and Mullah Omar declaring holy war for the Taliban? The men and women at the Frontline news agency believed the public should see the true horrors of war and courageously went where other news organisations feared to tread. Risking everything to show the truth, they travelled the world’s most dangerous places in a quest to live life to the full, a quest some paid for with their lives. This is their story.
In a visual culture such as ours, movies represent a compelling and surprisingly effective vehicle for ethical reflection. Through the stories that unfold on the big screen - everything from The Wizard of Oz to the Bourne trilogy - viewers can gain profound insights into the moral dimension of their own lives. By a close analysis of a variety of popular movies, foreign films, and documentaries
"Narrator: sexy and calming. Book: insightful and fascinating."
Richard Wiseman chats with health psychologist Katie Tapper about dieting and healthy eating, focusing on mindfulness, goal setting and social support.
Richard Wiseman presents a special episode exploring the work of world-famous psychologist Stanley Milgram, including interviews with Thomas Blass on his electric shock studies and Kevin Corti on work turning humans into robots.
Richard Wiseman chats with Dr Stuart Ritchie, author of Intelligence: All That Matters, about whether the world is getting smarter and if brain training is good for you.
Richard Wiseman chats with social psychologist Robert Levine about his work measuring the pace of life around the world and how the speed of life affects your health, wealth and happiness.
Richard Wiseman chats with neuroscientist Professor Sophie Scott about the psychology of laughter, her work as a stand-up comedian and how to spot a fake laugh.
Richard Wiseman chats with psychologist Professor Karen Pine about the psychology of spending, a new approach to dieting and the importance of behavioural flexibility.
Richard Wiseman chats with parapsychologist Dr Caroline Watt about the history of extrasensory perception experiments, how to test for psychic abilities and the weight of the human soul.
Richard Wiseman chats with memory expert Kimberly Wade about her work exploring false memory, forensic psychology and how you can be made to remember something that never happened.
Richard Wiseman chats with social psychologist Adam Paza about how the colour red can increase your chances of finding your perfect partner, doing well at sport and boosting your brain power.
Richard Wiseman chats with personality expert Sam Gosling about whether your personality is due to your genes or your upbringing and what your living space says about the real you.
Richard Wiseman chats with psychologist Brad Bushman about his research examining how a mirror can help you lose weight, the effects of playing violent video games and the best ways of avoiding anger.
Richard Wiseman chats with historian Professor Steven Watts about the life and work of Dale Carnegie, including the impact that How to Win Friends and Influence People has had on the modern-day self-help movement.
Richard Wiseman chats with social psychologist Sally Farley about her work with the psychology of attraction, focusing on the roles played by mimicry, voice pitch, humour and gossiping.
Richard Wiseman chats with organisational psychologist Ron Friedman about how to get the most out of your job, the ups and downs of hot desking and whether organisations should encourage their employees to fall asleep.
Richard Wiseman chats with sleep scientist Penny Lewis about what happens in your brain every night of your life, how to learn while you are sound asleep and the latest cutting-edge research into sleep engineering.