Here are hilarious, irreverent, erotic pastiches of 50 of the world's greatest reads, from Hemingway to The Highway Code. Fifty Shelves of Grey is a brilliantly funny collection of all your favourite books, artfully condensed and erotically remastered, and packaged in one volume for convienent, hands-free listening.
"This should only be listened to not read"
The importance of small things in a world dominated by great size is illustrated in this real-life story of a lighthouse on the shores of the Hudson River.
Little Gray loves his lagoon and the humans who come to visit him there. One day Mama announces that they must swim north to a faraway sea. At first he is sad to leave his home, but Little Gray soon realizes the importance of their journey. What happens along the way, and how does Little Gray help his mother? Swim along with Little Gray as he finds the way to this special, food-filled sea.
La pequeña Gris amaba con locura a su laguna y a los humanos que venían a visitarla. Un día, Mamá le dice que ellos necesitan nadar hacia el norte, a un mar muy lejano. Al principio, le da tristeza dejar su hogar pero muy pronto, la pequeña Gris se da cuenta de la importancia de su viaje. ¿Qué pasa a lo largo del camino y cómo ayuda la pequeña Gris a su madre? Nada junto con la pequeña Gris mientras encuentra el camino hacia este mar especial, lleno de comida.
Here is a sneak peak of what you'll learn in Law of Attraction: The secrets to getting the universe to actually respond, why positive thinking doesn't work, real strategies for attracting what you really want, why you are not succeeding with the law of attraction, and much more!
"You need to love yourself first..."
Listen in as Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Robert G. Allen, Alan Cohen, David Allen, Stacy Johnson, Cal Ripken Jr., John Gray, T. Harv Eker and Vincent Roazzi, talk to Tara about the subjects of their books, building wealth and success principles.
"Hey, its Tara so its good."
Discover how to succeed in interviewing like a pro! Never again miss out on another job opportunity! Finally get the job you deserve!
"For job candidates inexperienced with interviewing"
Developmental psychologist Peter Gray has spent years studying the impact of children’s imaginative play on their growth and development. He shares his findings in his new book Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for life. Gray is the author of Psychology, one of the most widely used college textbook on the subject and a professor at Boston College.
Musician Bootsy Collins and author Linday Gray Sexton, on this archive edition of Fresh Air. Bootsy Collins got his start with James Brown, where he "defined the finger-popping funk bass style" (Rolling Stone). He went on to work with George Clinton as part of the Parliment-Funkadelic tribe, before forming Bootsy's Rubber Band. On stage, he created alter egos, including Bootzilla, Boot-Tron, and King of the Geepies.
MIT professor Craig Steven Wilder has documented a shocking history of Ivy League universities. Not only were they funded by slave-owners and built by slave labor, many actually had slaves working on the campus – imagine slaves being whipped in Harvard yard. Most of the universities have gone to great lengths to cover up this history that is just now being fully realized. Wilder’s book is titled Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities. Then, developmental psychologist Peter Gray has spent years studying the impact of children’s imaginative play on their growth and development. He shares his findings in the book Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life. Gray is a professor of psychology at Boston College and his book just came out in paperback.
NRA lobbyist Tanya Metaksa and journalist Osha Gray Davidson talk about the NRA on this archival edition of Fresh Air. Executive Director of the Institute for Legislative Action, Metaksa, the National Rifle Association's (NRA's) lobbying arm responds to criticism of the letter sent to NRA members calling federal agents "jackbooted Government thugs." Metaksa denies that the group has any association with paramilitary groups.
Host Terry Gross talks to two past transition directors who helped presidents move into the White House and satirist Harry Shearer on this edition of Fresh Air. Mark Gearan, now the head of the Peace Corps, he served on President Clinton's transition team as Deputy Director in 1992.
A conversation with David Sanger of the New York Times & Richard McGregor of the Financial Times on the accusation of Chinese army officers hacking into American companies. Next, Daniel Radcliffe discusses his role in the play The Cripple of Inishmaan. And finally, a conversation with about the film The Immigrant with Marion Cotillard and James Gray.
A conversation with Sebastian Mallaby, director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics Deputy Director of Studies. Next, a conversation with Rick Bayless, an American chef who specializes in traditional Mexican cuisine with modern interpretations. And, a conversation with American sportscaster Jim Gray.
A conversation with Vice President Joe Biden. Next, a conversation with sportscaster Jim Gray.
A spectacular collection of classic ghost stories from some of the masters of spooky fiction. 'On the Brighton Road' by Richard Middleton; 'A Ghost Story' by Mark Twain; 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray; 'The Snow' by Hugh Walpole; 'Rose Rose' by Barry Pain; 'The Ghost Ship' by Richard Middleton; 'The Bus Conductor' by E. F. Benson; 'The Tarn' by Hugh Walpole; 'The Diary of Mr. Poynter' by M. R. James.
"Narrator's style not right for the content"
It seems everyone has something to say about motherhood. A lot of people have advice. Others just have... issues. In this hour, the tricky topic of motherhood - Linda Gray Sexton remembers her mother, the troubled poet Anne Sexton. Jeannette Walls talks about growing up homeless. And Ayelet Waldman explains how being a bad mother, isn't really all that bad.
> In his most recent book, Ted Fishman documents the economic and political consequences of an aging population. Before long, there will be more people in the world over the age of 50 than under the age of seventeen. In Shock of Gray, Fishman discusses what that change means for industry, workers, and retirement.
At the end of Mary Shelley's classic novel, Frankenstein. Victor Frankenstein dies but his creation lives on. What happens to Frankenstein's monster is left to the reader's imagination. At least it was until Susan Heyboer O'Keefe wrote her novel, Frankenstein's Monster, which picks up where Shelley's story ends. In this hour, we'll meet Heyboer O'Keefe as we explore our fascination with sequels and spin-offs.