It's time for another edition of "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. This week's three tiers include the empire strikes out, tattle tales from the crypt and calling doctor dolittle. Links below to all the headlines discussed.
1. The Empire Strikes Out
Anarchy at door, West rebuilds Libyan army
US: American fighters in Syria could become security risks
Today's the day that Writers' Voices announces the winners in the 2013 Inkfingerz Writing Competition! Our six finalists all have a Fairfield connection, and are competing for a grand prize of a publishng contract with 1st World Publishing, with a runner up prize a of full manuscript critique.
Listen in to Writers' Voices today (Friday December 6) at 1 pm or Monday November 9 at 8 am, as contest sponsors Monica Hadley and Caroline Kilbourn (co-hosts of Writers' Voices) and Rodney Charles (of 1stWorld Publishing,) discuss the contest and the finalists' entries. We will also play short excerpts of the writers reading their work. You can listen to and/or read the full contest entries (which are 6 - 10 page excerpts of a completed book) at the Writers' Voices writing competition site. You can continue to vote on the Inkfingerz Facebook page for your favorite by hitting the "Like" button until 12:45 on Friday, while we are on the air. It is a close race. Let's show these authors some love for all their hard work!
The finalists are: "Shiny Apalaris" by Rudy Wilson, "Untold" by Amy Spitzfaden, "City of Three Rivers" by Grace Carter, "Home Quest: Banished" by Tom Carlisle, (all novels,) "The Sprite" a short-story collection by John Michael Foster,and "On Writing By an Old Novice," poetry by Emily June Breffle.
Holy cow, the number one movie in the nation has come to the Fairfield Orpheum Theatre! The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is a phenomenon, "spectacular in every sense of the word."- Peter Travers, "Rolling Stone"; the top movie in the country the last two weeks. Now that it's showing at the Orpheum we're making the bold prediction it will be number one again this weekend. Check out the Fairfield Weekly Reader to see the Orpheum Theatre's expanding variety of major events, happening both this weekend and soon, to see it's rapidly becoming Fairfield cultrual district's new hub for entertainment. Kudos to Kristian Day, Marilou Parsons and all the fine folks at the Orpheum. An outstanding addition to Fairfield, Iowa, "America's most unusual town."- Oprah
New relaeses includes the latest from the Coen brothers, Inside Llewyn Davis, which "follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. One of the Coens' richest, strangest and most potent films." We're flying into December which means a slew of award worthy films are coming very soon, including the biggest of the year: The Hobbit: the Desolation Of Smaug next week!
We'll discuss all that and more on the Filmosophers Movie Talk show, with Chris Busch & Bruce Miller, "where we give our filmosophy of the movies and have filmosophical discussions." Fridays at 12:30, again Sundays at a new time, 11:30AM. "Ever in its favor." - The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Kate Chapman has just returned from bringing Broadway to Kampala, Uganda. Having been a cast member of multiple Broadway shows (“Saturday Night Fever,”, “Sweet Smell of Success,” “Pajama Game,” “Les Miserables,” “Mary Poppins,” “Radio City Christmas Spectacular”) it is exciting for Kate to share this amazing art form with the beautiful people of Uganda. In addition to work in the theatre, Kate is an international motivational speaker and health coach, who inspires others to achieve and live their dreams – while keeping personal health as an important focus. She has appeared on The Today Show and The View, and has been featured in the Huffington Post, Daily Mail UK, and Prevention Magazine. You can follow her work on FaceBook at Kate Chapman Health, or at www.katechapmanhealth.com.
Celio Mondjane, originally from Mozambique, joins Planet Ertswild to talk about his country--past, present & future--and his work with former Mozambican President Chissano.
Join host, Andrew Tint as he highlights the issues facing Generation Y.
This week Generation whY is joined a second time by Nomiki Konst. Andrew and Nomiki will talk about her recent trip to Libya, her view of the poltical situation there and how it affected her understanding of democracy.
Nomiki Konst is a former 2012 Congressional candidate for Arizona's second district. She's an advocate for Government 2.0, civil discourse, millennial politics and equal representation. She is the founder and former Executive Director of Alliance Hollywood, an organization dedicated to training members of the entertainment industry on how to speak civilly about politics. She also helps organizations and companies bridge the divide between Millennials and Baby Boomers and regularly speaks about the new economy being forged by Millennials. Nomiki is active in youth politics as an At-Large member of the DNC Youth Council, former national co-chair of Gen44, New Leaders Council, Running Start and Junior Statesmen. She is also a Partner with the Truman National Security Project.
Join host Dennis Raimondi as he speaks with Mike Ragogna about the music industry, making money from your music, and how the industry has changed in recent years.
Michael Morgan discusses his work as a craniosacral therapist.
His book and DVD are due out early 2014. Mike travels extensively including a recent trip to Moscow. In the 2nd hour, it's Celio Mondjane, originally from Mozambique, who talks about his country--past, present & future--and his work with former Mozambican President Chissano.