Jack the Ripper recs, dog interruptions, and living in a library!Professional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Andrea and Abbey return to join the nerds for a classic virtual book recommendation smorgasbord. The group dishes out a surprisingly amount of Jack the Ripper suggestions but also several thrillers, some historical fiction, and a few apocalypse-y books.
Crossing Swords, Hardspace: Shipbreaker, & Galaxy S20+GenXGrownup
In this episode we watch a new animated medieval comedy from the producers of Robot Chicken, one of us got a sweet new flagship cell phone, and we’ll play an early access game that puts you in the spacesuit of an orbital salvage crew.
Interview with Connie Shultz, Author of The Daughters of ErietownProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Adam and Jill are joined by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Connie Schultz to talk about her debut novel, The Daughters of Erietown. They discuss Connie's inspiration for the book, working class America in the 1960s and now, and the state of journalism in 2020.
This is the 14th straight week more than a million people have filed for jobless claims, since the pandemic began.This is the 14th straight week more than a million people have filed for jobless claims, since the pandemic began. So, how's your week going? On this week's episode, the boys dive headfirst into Entelo's dumpster fire big brands unfriend Facebook Glassdoor gets pulled into Indeed's Death Star and... CareerBuilder tip-toes into 2018 with an update. As usual, powered by the best in the business - Sovren, Jobvite and JobAdx
July's biggest new books and the Black Lives Matter Community ReadProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Jill and Adam share the books they're most excited about reading that are coming out in July. They also talk about OverDrive's new Black Lives Matter Community Read program. There are so many exceptional books coming our way in July.
40th Anniversary GenX ComediesGenXGrownup
This episode we celebrate four iconic Generation X comedies which are, this year, celebrating their fortieth anniversary! They include a workplace kidnapping, an in-flight airline emergency, a wrongful arrest for bank robbery, and the unsafe usage of dangerous explosives!
Pride Month: Gina Ortiz JonesBurn the Boats
This rerun in honor of Pride month features a conversation with Gina Ortiz Jones, Democratic candidate for Congress in Texas’s 23rd district, about the challenges of being a gay service member under Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, as well as her difficult race to represent her district.
Fred Guttenberg: Father of TwoBurn the Boats
Fred Guttenberg, gun safety advocate whose daughter Jaime was killed at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, talks about how the loss of his daughter drives him, what changes must be made to ensure safer gun laws, and what draws Americans to firearms in the first place.
Read and support Trans authorsProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Jill and Adam are celebrating #PRIDE Month by highlighting some wonderful books by Trans authors. Trans women are women. Trans men are men. Non-binary identities are valid. These authors deserve your attention not just in June but all year long.
New LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky took the helm last Monday and by Thursday LinkedIn's racist employees were climbing out of their holes. On Thursday LinkedIn held a virtual global town hall to address the nationwide social unrest sparked by the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd.
An Antiracist Reading ListProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Jill and Adam share a list of antiracism books written by black authors. These books are meant to inform and educate readers about the ongoing experience of Black Americans including racial profiling, police brutality, abuse, and more.
Space Force, Rebel Galaxy, & Canon EOS M50GenXGrownup
In this episode, we discuss a new post-apocalyptic dystopian TV series where all of humanity lives on a train, check out a mid-range mirror-less DSLR camera that packs a lot of bang for the buck, and play an action game where you are a super-powered luchador battling with forces from the land of the dead!
Interview with Alex Aster, author of Emblem Island: Curse of the Night WitchProfessional Book Nerds
Adam interviews Alex Aster, debut LatinX author of Emblem Island, Curse of the Night Witch. They discuss the joy she experiences of turning the stories she heard growing up into novels, her writing process, her experience as a debut author, and much more.
Mikel Jollett, author and lead singer of The Airborne Toxic EventProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Adam sits down with Mikel Jollett to discuss his debut novel, Hollywood Park. Mikel grew up in the infamous Synanon Cult and is now the lead singer of one of Adam's all-time favorite bands The Airborne Toxic Event.
What we're reading and what we're not reading (and what we're watching instead!)Professional Book Nerds
In today's episode, Jill is joined by her friends Sydney and Tiffany! Along with talking about some of the books they have been reading, they also discuss how difficult it can be to read during the pandemic and what television shows and movies they are watching instead.
Calling All Star Wars Collectors with Lisa Whelchel!Rebel Force Radio
We look forward towards Jimmy Mac's upcoming appearance on MeTV's Collector's Call with show host Lisa Whelchel. We've known Lisa for years as Blair from The Facts Of Life, and now she is visiting collectors all over the country to spotlight them on "Collector's Call."
Serious about Cereal (and book recommendations)Professional Book Nerds
On today's episode, we're doing another round table of book recommendations with Maria and Regis. Before that, though, Maria tells us about her amazing cereal bracket she's doing with her fiance. Maria's Instagram to follow the Golden Bowl: @feszml
Brad Meltzer is Back!Professional Book Nerds
PBN legend Brad Meltzer returns to chat with Adam about his latest book, The Lincoln Conspiracy. They get into how Brad and his family are handling the Stay At Home order, the creative ways they've been entertaining themselves, and a whole bunch of interesting stuff about Abraham Lincoln.
Bonus Episode! Reading Glasses and The Professional Book Nerds recommend...Professional Book Nerds
It was written in the stars that someday we'd join forces with the Reading Glasses gals and create the nerdiest book event ever. Here it is. An hour of live book recommendations done over Zoom. If you missed out and would like us to do this again, reach out to us via twitter or email and let us know!
Creatively named quarantine book recommendations episodeProfessional Book Nerds
We're still here, in our respective homes, dishing out reading recommendations for all the fellow book nerds of the world. Join us as we bring it back to the beginning of the #SocialDistance reading odyssey by having Andrea and Abbey join us to discuss what they've been reading these some 7 odd weeks.
Amy McGrath: From the Marine Corps to the Campaign TrailBurn the Boats
Amy McGrath, candidate for the US Senate seat in Kentucky, talks about the state of the Senate under her opponent Mitch McConnell, about her experiences campaigning in such a high-profile race, and about how her days as a fighter pilot informed her approach to leadership and patriotism.
Francesca SerritellaProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Adam sits down with Francesca Serritella to discuss her first-ever solo novel The Ghost of Harvard! Francesca has been writing bestselling books for years with her mother, Lisa Scottoline, but this is quite the dark departure from their normal work.
Matt Lanter & Last Call for Anakin SkywalkerRebel Force Radio
Just like Ahsoka, we desperately need to talk to Anakin Skywalker before he turns to the Dark Side of The Force. So naturally, Matt Lanter has returned to RFR to take a CLONE WARS victory lap and celebrate the series wrap-up with “The Siege of Mandalore."
Deborah WilesProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Adam interviews Deborah Wiles about her powerful new book Kent State. This quick read looks at the horrific events of May 4th, 1970 on Kent State's campus when the National Guard opened fire on student protestors, killing four and wounding several others.
Louisa MorganProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Adam Zoom chats with Louisa Morgan about her new book The Age of Witches. They talk about being a novelist during this time of quarantine, how her career as an opera singer helped her in her character building, Guilded Age New York, and lots more.
Go Big or Go Home with Jeremy Ryan Slate
Are you interested in starting a podcast? Do you have a business you're looking to advertise or a story to tell? Here, Jeremy Ryan Slate, founder of the top ranked Create Your Own Life Podcast and co-founder of Command Your Brand Media, shares with us the benefits of podcasting and what it can do for your brand.
Patrick Murphy: Constitutional Crisis and the US MilitaryBurn the Boats
The Honorable Patrick Murphy talks about the role of the military in American democracy, about his leadership in getting Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell repealed, and about the challenge that servicemembers face when their oaths to the Constitutional conflict with orders from the president.
Building a Culture-Driven Virtual BankBanking Transformed
Simon Loong, Founder and Group CEO of WeLab, discusses the lingering impact of COVID-19 on his organization and on China, as well as his perspective on how to use mobile data to create customer profiles and the importance of culture within a rapidly growing organization.
Passing Time When We Were Grounded! Special EditionGenXGrownup
Hey, GenX’ers! With all the social distancing & quarantines going on we started thinking about what we did as kids when we were grounded, stranded, or just plain bored! Come join us on this special episode to maybe get some ideas or just reminisce about what we all did as kids when we got into trouble!
Ashley Eckstein IS Ahsoka TanoRebel Force Radio
Ahsoka Tano is a fan favorite, mostly in part to the great Ashley Eckstein. Her relationship to the character and connection to the Star Wars fanbase is unlike that of any other actor. To celebrate the return of Ahsoka to THE CLONE WARS, we reconnect with Ashley for a long, deep conversation about Ahsoka, her past, her present, and yes, even her future.
Previewing April's biggest books (and practicing social distancing)Professional Book Nerds
On today's episode, we're looking at the books we can't wait to read in April while our respective homes. We hope you're self quarantining as well and staying safe. These books are a great way to pass the time during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
COVID-19 Will Change the Way Consumers Bank ForeverBanking Transformed
Jamie Warder, EVP and head of digital banking at KeyBank, discusses the way KeyBank is shifting to a more digital organization, while still supporting traditional channels and how KeyBank is responding to the recent marketplace changes.
The Digital Transformation Of Assessment
The changing nature of assessment is something we have covered from several different angles on this show before with contributions from both practitioners and consultants. However, to date, we haven't actually heard the vendor point of view in all of this. So with that in mind, my guest this week is Sam Whiteman, Head of Product Strategy at SHL.
Marketing During Times of Disruptive ChangeBanking Transformed
Rohit Mahna, head of the financial services practice at Salesforce, discusses how organizations can combine empathy with solution-based marketing, and moving transactions to digital channels while remaining agile during turbulent times.
Emily St. John MandelProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Adam interviews Emily St. John Mandel about her new book The Glass Hotel. The briefly discuss Station Eleven, her massively popular title based around a pandemic but, as this interview was recorded in January, the current Covid-19 pandemic isn't discussed.
Big Library Read interview with Michael McCreary, author of Funny, You Don't Look AutisticProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Adam and Jill interview Michael McCreary, comedian and author of Funny, You Don't Look Autistic. Michael's book was chosen as the next Big Library Read title. From March 30th through April 13th you can borrow it on the reading app Libby without any wait lists or holds.
Clone Wars: Declassified: The "Bad Batch" ArcRebel Force Radio
We’re talking about the first four episodes from the final season of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS with our review of the full “Bad Batch” arc featuring our special guests, Star Wars artist Kevin Liell and morning drive sports anchor from Newsradio 780 Chicago, Josh Liss. Plus, live callers voice weigh in!
Interview with Sharon Cameron, author of The Light in Hidden PlacesProfessional Book Nerds
Today's episode is an interview Jill did with Sharon Cameron about her new book The Light in Hidden Places. This historical fiction novel tells the remarkable story of Stefania Podgórska, who hid several Jews in her Nazi-occupied home. For the interview, Sharon and Jill were joined by Stefania's son, Ed.
Backtrack: 40th Anniversary GenX Sci-Fi FilmsGenXGrownup
A time-traveling aircraft carrier, an intergalactic football player, escaped Kryptonian convicts, and a wise old muppet with telekinetic powers: what do these all have in common? They’re iconic Generation X science fiction films which are celebrating their fortieth anniversary this year, of course! We run them down and celebrate their legacy in this edition of the GenXGrownUp Backtrack.
Stephanie WrobelProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Adam interviews Stephanie Wrobel, debut author of Darling Rose Gold, a thrilling family mystery about Munchausen By Proxy that is equal parts dark and haunting. Adam and Stephanie talk about why this subject interested her, the psychology of the illness, and playing with timelines in writing.
Special Episode: Coronavirus outbreak
In light of events this week with the coronavirus pandemic, here is a special short episode to help the talent acquisition community get access to relevant information. I'm joined by Lars Schmidt, who is curating an information resource that everyone needs to be aware of.
THE MANDALORIAN's Emily Swallow and RFR LiveRebel Force Radio
We're back in Ohio for a live recording of RFR at Wizard World Cleveland featuring audience participation as we review some passages from the novelization to STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, along with some talk about that Sweet Baby Yoda. Then, we moved to the main stage to interview The Armorer from THE MANDALORIAN, the fabulous Emily Swallow, who filled us in with us stories from the set of the popular Disney+ series.
THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Film Commentary TrackRebel Force Radio
Welcome to RFR’s very first audio commentary track for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, wrapping up the controversial Sequel Trilogy and finale to “The Skywalker Saga”. The film received mixed reviews and this commentary is a reflection of that with opinions ranging the spectrum from very favorable to very critical and all points in between.
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi & Jason ReynoldsProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, we have National Book Award-winning author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds, the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. Dr. Kendi and Jason have collaborated on Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, & You a remixed version of Dr. Kendio's NBA-winning Stamped from the Beginning.
Bonus Episode! Colum McCann, National Book Award-winning author of ApeirogonProfessional Book Nerds
Surprise! We have a Saturday episode for you because we just had to share this conversation with Colum McCann. Adam sat down with Colum for a live event at Cuyahoga County Public Library where they discussed his new book Apeirogon, cultural appropriation vs. cultural celebration, his nonprofit Narrative 4, and why sharing stories is so important. His book is a masterpiece and you'll love this conversation.
Breaking down the Audie Award Winners with Robin Whitten of AudioFile MagazineProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Robin Whitten from AudioFIle joins Adam to dive into all the major Audie Award winners for the best audiobooks of 2019! They talk about the Audie Award gala and how the awards are selected before breaking down some of the biggest categories.
A Look Beyond: The Next Frontier in Marketing
For this final episode, Paul Roetzer interviewed two experts on the future of marketing including Tameka Vasquez, Assistant VP, Marketing Lead, Genpact, and David Meerman Scott, Marketing Strategist. During the episode, the experts discuss how AI can make us better professionals and even better people.
Migrating to the Public Cloud...so, What’s the Big Deal?
This episode features a keynote from ISS 2019 by Grant Asplund from Check Point Software “Migrating to the Public Cloud...so, What’s the Big Deal?”. The presentation is both enlightening and entertaining while examining the many factors an organization should consider when migrating to the Public Cloud.
Programmatic Advertising Explained
I have three guests on the show this week. Jon Hull, Head of Resourcing Delivery at Nationwide Building Society and Ben Gledhill, Head of TA at Yodel will be sharing their experiences as practitioners. I'm also joined by Rob Prince from Talent Nexus who will be acting as our programmatic expert and helping to demystify what is fast becoming a significant area of talent attraction.
Transforming Customer Experiences with PersonalizationBanking Transformed
Jody Bhagat president of the Americas for award-winning financial services personalization agency, Personetics, discuss the importance and process of delivering hyper-personalized experiences, across all channels, as part of digital transformation.
Cassandra ClareProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Adam interviews YA Queen Cassandra Clare! They discuss her new Shadowhunter novel Chain of Gold, her research into Edwardian England, and they have a long conversation about tattoos. Her friend (and previous PBN guest) Holly Black naturally comes up as well.
The Jedi Master of George Lucas ImpersonationsRebel Force Radio
Comedian Josh Robert Thompson has been our favorite George Lucas impersonator for years now, since he debuted his twisted take on GL in WALKING WITH GEORGE LUCAS and THE SECRET HISTORY OF STAR WARS audiobook, we here at RFR have been big fans.
March's Biggest BooksProfessional Book Nerds
Spring has... just kidding, it's dark and dreary here in Nerd land but thankfully March is jampacked with a ton of amazing new books to keep us company while we wait for the sun to come out. Listen in to hear the new books coming out this month that we're most excited about.
Sonic the Hedgehog, The Pedestrian, & Graphene Battery TechGenXGrownup
Who says we can’t talk about serious topics every now and again? Well, we do. But in this episode, we have a discussion about some cutting-edge technology! But we quickly slip back into form and talk about some great video games and other media we are (hopefully) enjoying!
Roger Meyers: A Lifestyle of Contentment
Roger Meyers has been a long time employee of Lehman’s and even before working at Lehman’s he was truly living the Lehman’s lifestyle. Grown up a farm boy this country loving guy is still raising animals, making and baking from scratch and just enjoying every aspect of this life he’s built.
Shannon Watts and Casey Weinstein: The Dangers of Fighting for Gun SafetyBurn the Boats
Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action, and Casey Weinstein, state representative for Ohio’s District 37, talk about gun safety and the intimidation they have received for standing up for what they believe.
Elizabeth LittleProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Adam interviews mystery author Elizabeth Little in Philadelphia about her new novel Pretty as a Picture. They breakdown the storytelling aspects of writing a murder mystery, surprising herself as a writer, and they have a lengthy discussion about their favorite films.
I've been producing this podcast for five years, and I have to say that my guest in this episode, Balaji Ganapathy, is one of the most insightful people I've ever had on the show. Balaji is Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Head of Workforce Effectiveness at Tata Consultancy Services, a company with 450,000 employees.
Boys and Sex: How To Change the Toxic Locker Room BanterYour Teen with Sue and Steph
From the condemnation of dozens of high-profile men in the media, to conflicting messages about consent and pleasure in today's hyper-accessible world of pornography, the lives of teenage boys are more complicated than ever.
Ohio Heritage Music Project: Hotz Cafe: The Original Social Network
Hotz Cafe is a Cleveland landmark. Hotz is a small neighborhood tavern in the Tremont area of Cleveland, Ohio. Join Clint Holley and musical guest The Luckey Ones as we interview members of the Hotz family and record the band while the bar is open for business.
Together We Read U.S. with Pat SimmonsProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Adam interviews Pat Simmons, the Together We Read digital book club selected author about her latest novel, Lean on Me. Pat has written 30+ novels and her latest is available to U.S. library cardholders with no waitlists or holds on Libby. Adam and Pat talk about the life of a caregiver, trying to care for parents who are sick, and take a deep dive into genealogy!
Steve Sansweet Blows Up The Death Star!Rebel Force Radio
The history of Star Wars is forever immortalized at Rancho Obi-Wan in Petaluma, CA, home to Steve Sansweet’s Guinness World Record largest collection of Star Wars memorabilia. Steve joins us to give us an update on a cool auction of Death Star art to benefit the museum and more.
How to Get Started with Marketing AI—Specifically with Content and Email
In this episode, Paul Roetzer interviews Loren McDonald, Program Director, Marketing Research at Acoustic (formerly IBM Watson Marketing) and Mike Kaput, Director of the Marketing AI Institute. He chats with the two AI experts about how to use AI to optimize email and content programs for success.
Backtrack: Record ClubsGenXGrownup
8 CDs for a penny?! This must be too good to be true. I mean, who would fall for such an obvious bait and switch? Well apparently, by 1975, over 3 million suckers were on the hook for buying a set number of full price records over the next year and it just kept growing.
Special Guest: Nina Turner7 Minute Stories
Nina Turner is a former Ohio State Senator and the current Co-Chair of the 2020 Bernie Sanders Campaign. In 2016, I interviewed Nina and our conversation has stuck with me. It was emotional, authentic and refreshing. This guest episode features 7 “very real” minutes from our talk.
Doug and Stacy: A Day on The Homestead
As we working on getting you more details for Doug and Stacy's return to Lehman's for A Day on the Homestead on April 18, 2020, tune in to this rerun from Doug and Stacy’s visit in 2018. We hope you’ll come visit Lehman’s in April to talk with them in person about all the exciting things they are up to now.
Star Trek: Picard, Just Watch, & The CouncilGenXGrownup
George finds a way to help navigate the complicated world of video streaming, Jon raves about the latest incarnation from the world of Star Trek, and Mo discovers a game that’s a little different than other stuff out there. As usual, all this and much more!
The Rise Of Talent Intelligence
My guest this week is Marlieke Pols, Talent Intelligence analyst at Philips. Marklieke recently authored a whitepaper that Phillips has published aimed at helping employers better appreciate the immense value of talent intelligence as a critical part of any talent acquisition strategy.
Dr. Marc Gillinov: Heart Health, Chocolate, and WineUp2
Dr Marc Gillinov is the chairman of Heart Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, ranked #1 in the U.S. for more than 20 straight years. Considered by many to be the most sought-after heart surgeon in the world, today's guest is the epitome of humble.
Rumored Trevorrow Ep IX Script & The Rise Of Skywalker Call-In ShowRebel Force Radio
We're taking listener calls about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, breaking down one of the rumored Colin Trevorrow/Derek Connelly Episode IX scripts, talking about # ReleaseTheJJCut, and reviewing the present and past of Star Wars at The Oscars.
Mary Beth Bruggeman: Inclusion, Leadership, and ServiceBurn the Boats
ary Beth Bruggeman, the president of The Mission Continues, talks about her experiences as a woman in the Marine Corps, about the responsibility of teaching military leadership in wartime, and about the work TMC does to harness the energy and skills of veterans to work on social issues in their communities.
All that Jazz - Books set in the 1920sProfessional Book Nerds
We've entered the 2020s so we thought it'd be fun to take a look at some wonderful books set a hundred years ago in the famed Roaring 20s. We're talking flapper girls, prohibition New York, Old Hollywood, lost libraries, and so much more!
Cyber Incident Response and Business
This episode features an interview with Tom Hardin from the Franciscan Alliance with host Rob Nettgen. The conversation discusses the correlation between “Cyber Incident Response and Business” and the importance of preparing for Cyber Incidents within an organization.
Bernie Moreno: The Delusional OptimistUp2
As an adult, Bernie Moreno risked everything to purchase an underperforming car dealership, eventually having over 15 car dealerships under ownership. Having achieved immense success in the retail car market, he has now turned his attention to the emerging technology of blockchain.
Decade Top Tens
The boys cover items this week from Indeed-owned ClickIQ and Monster's BetterThing. Better who? Exactly. And, as if that wasn't enough, Chad & Cheese discuss their Top Tens from the decade. Balls will drop on this first show of 2020. Enjoy, and make Sovren, JobAdx and Canvas your New Year's resolution.
Looking Back on Looking Forward 2019GenXGrownup
For this show, we’ve scoured every episode from the past year to find anything we were looking forward to that sort of dropped off the radar and we didn’t talk about it again. What happened? Did we see/do that thing? If yes, was it worth looking forward to?
RFR LIVE: Skywalker Rises In OhioRebel Force Radio
We gathered on opening day for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, December 20th, in downtown Cleveland to commemorate the end of an era at Kennedys Cabaret in the famous Playhouse Square for a special live episode of RFR, featuring insights and analysis of the finale to the Star Wars sequel trilogy.
THE RISE OF SKYWALKER: First Review OPENING NIGHTRebel Force Radio
RFR gathered with listeners and friends in downtown Cleveland to see STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER on opening night. We gathered immediately following the first public screening to share our fresh and raw opinions, emotions, criticisms, reactions, and occasional confusion, with a live “studio audience."
A Christmas Story With No Author7 Minute Stories
Every Christmas Eve, I listen to a beautiful story recited and made famous by radio legend Paul Harvey. It’s called “The Man & the Birds”, and ironically, nobody has been able to find the original author. This holiday season, I’d like to read it to you…
Adam Frankel: Healing Family Trauma through HonestyBurn the Boats
Adam Frankel, former speechwriter for President Obama and author of a new memoir, The Survivors, talks about generational trauma - from his grandparents’ experiences in the Holocaust to his mother’s struggles with mental illness and a revelation about Adam’s own identity - and the importance of honesty in his family’s healing process.
The Rise of Skywalker, The End of an EraRebel Force Radio
In our last weekly show before the release of STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, we review the media hype surrounding it with audio highlights from cast and crew interviews, talk show appearances, and media junkets. We hear from J.J. Abrams, Chris Terrio, Daisy Ridley, and more.
Dear SantaEvergreen Cheer
Producer, Julie Fink (a.k.a. Big Jingles) conducts a live broadcast from the North Pole with two of Santa’s top Christmas elves (Dave Douglas & Brigid Coyne) as they read some colorful, imaginative (and often hostile) letters to Santa Claus written by real children from all over the world.
Crowded Gets Acquired
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology -- Recruitology brings artificial intelligence - that's AI kids - to job posting and distribution for employers large and small.
Joe Sestak: Individual Rights and the Common GoodBurn the Boats
Joe Sestak, retired 3-star Admiral in the US Navy and former candidate for Democratic presidential nominee, talks about the similarities between the Navy and the campaign trail, about his daughter’s illness inspiring him to run for office, and about a pilot under his command who chose to defy his orders.
Kate Racculia, author of Tuesday Mooney Talks to GhostProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Adam interviews Kate Racculia, author of the award-winning Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts. They chat about Edgar Allan Poe, Kate's many exceptional past jobs, her experience working in a library and so much more wonderful nerdery. Take a listen!
Gina Ortiz Jones: Overcoming Barriers to Serve Her CountryBurn the Boats
Gina Ortiz Jones, Air Force veteran and Congressional candidate in Texas’s 23rd district, talks about the tough decision her mother made to immigrate here from the Philippines and about the challenges of being an LGBT service member under Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, as well as her difficult race to represent her district.
Control Systems – A New Cyber Security Paradigm
This episode of the Information Security Podcast features an interview with Joe Weiss, Managing Partner of Applied Control Solutions by host Rob Nettgen (@Robert_Nettgen). The conversation examines the inter-relationship between controls systems and cyber security.
Kathy Harrison: Being a “Prepper” but not for Zombies
Kathy and her husband along with their seven children own a small hobby farm. They raise bees, have an orchard and grow organic vegetables. They also raise a few pigs and chickens. She has written two books on family preparedness for Story Publishing...
Mikie Sherrill: Challenging Authority and Reaching Across the AisleBurn the Boats
Mikie Sherrill, former navy pilot and federal prosecutor and current Congresswoman from New Jersey, discusses the challenges of pushing back against leadership and reaching across the aisle to do what she believes is best for her district and the country.
Reinventing the Customer Experience in a Digital WorldBanking Transformed
Sophie Heller, Group Chief Operating Officer for Retail Banking at BNP Paribas, discusses the critical elements required to launch an integrated operating model organized around end-to-end experiences in an open banking environment.
New RISE OF SKYWALKER Footage/"I Am C-3PO" HighlightsRebel Force Radio
With less than a month until THE RISE OF SKYWALKER opens, we look at some of the latest Episode IX headlines including a review of the new "social media" trailer featuring new footage and excerpts from a recent Kathleen Kennedy Rolling Stone interview on the future of the franchise and her role within it.
Meet Lisa Linke - Actor, Improvisor, Producer, and Entrepreneur
Lisa Linke opens up about her new podcast and her journey thus far. We learn about her shift from the corporate world to becoming a creative artist full-time. We discover the ways this has shaped her view and ideas of creating her best work.
Holly Black, author of The Queen of NothingProfessional Book Nerds
This week, the final book in Holly Black's wildly popular "Folk of the Air" series, The Queen of Nothing, came out and Holly stopped by to chat! Adam and Holly get into the creation of the world of Elfhame, the relationship between Jude and Cardan, and so much more.
Michael Gerson: Faith, Friendship, and Empathy in Today’s Political ClimateBurn the Boats
George W. Bush's former presidential speechwriter, Michael Gerson, talks to Ken about his dissension from the Republican party, about the role of faith in motivating his decision to speak out, and about where he thinks our country is headed.
Tom Gill of the Urban Community School
Tom Gill saw a gaping need in his community. Filling it meant stepping on some toes. Gill, 36, has led the Urban Community School on the near West Side for two years, providing education to many students who come from low-income households and lack access to health services.
The Power of Design in Digital TransformationBanking Transformed
Alex Kreger & Monika Cālīte from UXDA discuss how organizations can use design thinking and applied insights to improve internal processes, develop better products and services, maximize the impact of content and enhance the digital consumer experience.
Cyber Security Issues and Cloud Migration
This episode of the Information Security Podcast features an interview with Bob Kalka @bobkalka from IBM @IBM with host Rob Nettgen (@Robert_Nettgen). The conversation examines the definition of Cyber Security and its relationship with and how it is impacted by an organization’s migration to the Cloud.
AI and the VoiceFirst RevolutionBanking Transformed
To get a perspective on the future of voice, we reached out to Brian Roemmele to discuss his vision of a highly personalized AI assistant that will keep data secure, while connecting to the outside world on an as needed basis to simplify a consumer's daily interactions.
Books for Aspiring Writers: Surviving and Thriving during #NaNoWriMoProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Jill and Adam dive into National Novel Writing Month, how they're approaching this monumental task, and offer up loads of books to help you get through #NaNoWriMo. Need help? We've got your back.
Interview with Actress, Producer, and Founder Lisa Durupt
Lisa Durupt has taken her art and dance background to new heights in the world of film and television over the years. Now, she is a network favorite on the Hallmark Channel and has spread her wings as producer and Founder of Tricities Film Studio.
A Sit Down with Adam McArthur, Founder of Booth & Bus Co.
Adam brings wit and fun to his candid conversation of balancing an acting career, including doing voiceover for Disney’s Star vs. Forces of Evil, Netflix’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and the gaming world in Final Fantasy along with running a business.
Personal Growth During Times of Digital DisruptionBanking Transformed
In this episode, we discuss the importance of personal and professional growth with Brian Solis, digital anthropologist, global speaker and author of the new book, 'Lifescale: How to Live a More Creative, Productive and Happy Life'.
Backtrack: GenXGrownUp's Top Ten '70s Horror FilmsGenXGrownup
In honor of Halloween, after much infighting and only the smallest amounts of bloodshed, we have come up with our top ten list of favorite horror movies of the 1970s! And if anyone asks about what happened to Jon... George and Mo were playing cards all night and have no idea...<