TSP084 – Transcendent Tunes: Jolson rocks.

 
 
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‘Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody’, a transcendent tune from a transcendent performer. Russian born singer Al Jolson rocked the world with his African-American inspired jazz singing style. Spanning five decades of musical and audio evolution, as the “greatest entertainer” of his day, he left an indelible mark on the world of entertainment.

Duration: 28:49

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – Al Jolson, Judy Garland, Sammy Davis Jr., Jerry Lewis & Aretha Franklin

Music Credit: Al Jolson – Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody

TSP083 – Time Trek: Degeneracy trumps Fascism.

 
 
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Out of the ashes of the Weimar Republic, Hitler’s National Socialist Party rose to absolute power, and immediately set out to cleanse the nation, of all “anti-Aryan” culture. The Degenerate Art Show of 1937, exemplified this highly calculated program.

Duration: 27:34

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – Doug Stanhope on nationalism & Ursonate – Kurt Schwitters – ARTE Creative

Music Credit: Dogcatmouse Singers – Der Kommisar

TSP079 – Time Trek: Spanning the Ages.

 
 
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Arcing back through time, we explore the architectural and social impact of ‘the arch’ over the centuries, on our civilizations, and its symbolic resonance.

Duration: 22:46

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Ancient History: Rome If You Want To, The Pantheon (EP2) – Drive Thru History

Music Credit: Licensed & Royalty Free by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) – Crossing the Chasm

TSP078 – New Year, New Self: I resolve.

 
 
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In the face of the inevitability of accelerating change, how in the world can we positively integrate these shifts, while maintaining a true sense of self?

Duration – 28:06

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Terence McKenna: Trust Yourself

Music Credit: Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band – Express Yourself

TSP076 – So You Think You Can Podcast: You can.

 
 
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TSP076 – So You Think You Can Podcast: You can.

The reality of podcasting is a bit more complicated than talking into a microphone. Taking an initial idea to a finished product, entails a variety of considerations, from topics to technical requirements to content delivery.

Duration – 34:44

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – On podcasting

Music Credit: Bonnie Raitt – Something To Talk About

TSP075 – Resistance is Futile: Zoomers tackle tech.

 
 

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Seniors are tackling the challenges of technology to remain connected and relevant. Overcoming fears and learning obstacles have become part of yet another phase of life.

Duration – 28:44

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Woody Allen

Music Credit: Jimmy Durante – Young At Heart

TSP074 – Transcendent Tunes: Dylan’s Revolutionary Epiphany.

 
 

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Like A Rolling Stone, Dylan’s six plus minutes masterpiece, defied the expectations of folk music enthusiasts and the music industry itself, inspiring a new generation of balladeers.

Duration – 27:39

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Robbie Robertson

Music Credit: Bob Dylan – Like A Rolling Stone

TSP073 – Digging Words: AMBEDO – Deep diving in the shallows.

 
 

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Human beings have created words for untranslatable experiences since the dawn of language. We explore a brand new word from an unusual new dictionary created by John Koenig.

Duration – 27:38

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – John Koenig’s video and TedTalk on his word, Ambedo

Music Credit: Joni Mitchel – Woodstock

TSP072 – Hook, Line and Sinker: The boy who cried wolf.

 
 

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How do we know what we know? The inner struggle to determine what is real and what is fiction has preoccupied humanity since the emergence of intelligent life.

Duration – 29:57

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Densel Washington interview on ‘information’ and War Of The Worlds 1938 radio broadcast segment

Music Credit: The Undisputed Truth – Smiling Faces Sometimes

TSP071 – Transcendent Tunes: Searing and soulful ‘Strange Fruit’.

 
 

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Billie Holiday’s most iconic and recognized song, has been acknowledged as the harbinger of the civil rights movement in America. The song’s origin may surprise and enlighten even those of us who are familiar with this transcendent tune.

Duration – 27:59

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Rene Marie audio segment, Nina Simone references the Civil Rights Movement

Music Credits: Billie Holiday (& Nina Simone & Rene Marie) – Strange Fruit