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125 million Americans suffer from Computer Vision Syndrome.  Are you one of them?  Optometrist and author Dr. Jeffrey Anshel joins Dr. Val to discuss what happens to our eyes when using the computer and digital devices and offer tips on what we can do to minimize or prevent eye strain, discomfort, and fatigue from computer or small device use.   Tune in Here.

On the latest edition of Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes designer, decorator, and television host Monica Pedersen to the studio.   She and Frank are old HGTV buddies, and she’s stopping by to talk about the latest happenings in her life as well as for a Designed to Sell mini-reunion with DIY’s  very own Robert North.  In the Craftsmanship segment, Frank welcomes Lupita Kuri of the Sweet Ride cupcake truck to the studio to chat about how her business has taken off, and how she was featured on a recent edition of Cupcake Wars on the Food Network.  Tune in Here.

Tom Oliver is the Founder and CEO of the World Peace Festival and the World Peace Partnership. Hailed by the CEO of Interbrand as “the portal to millions of next-generation trendsetters and early adopters”, the WPF is the biggest peace event in history, with a target audience of over 1 billion people.  He joins Deepak Chopra Radio to discuss this  first worldwide peace initiative bringing together the leaders of business, politics, military, music, film, art and the Nobel Peace Prize winners. Tune in Here.

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Professional athletes and weekend warriors all have the same thing in common: the need for excellent vision to succeed on the field and off.  Just as you train your muscles, there are easy exercises you can do to pump up your peepers. Tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones now to listen to show guests Olympic champion sprinter Allyson Felix and optometrist and researcher Graham Erickson, O.D., talk about the connection between vision and performance in sports. Tune in here.

Skeptic Magazine founding publisher and editor, Michael Shermer, is the featured guest on the latest edition of Deepak Chopra RadioSkeptic Magazine is a scientific and educational magazine that features discussions with leading experts and investigates fringe science and paranormal claims. Michael is also a published author and a monthly columnist for Scientific American. He has also appeared on National TV, The Colbert Report, 20/20, Dateline, Charlie Rose, and Larry King Live. Tune in here.

On the latest Sunday edition of The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes Scott McGillivray, host of HGTV’s Income Property and All-American Handyman.  Scott gives his handy insight on how you can add income to your property.  Also, Cool Material senior editor, Ben Dahl joins Frank to talk about some of their best gift ideas for men from their 2011 Holiday Gift Guide. Tune in here.

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Studies show that driving in the dark for vision-corrected Americans aged 18 and over is difficult, and they have trouble seeing signs, animals, and even pedestrians.  Optometrist Dr. Cristina Schnider and John Ulczycki of the National Safety Council join Healthy Vision with Dr. Val Jones and discuss what happens to your eyes while driving on the road at night and discusses some of the newer vision correction options currently available. Tune into the program here now to learn more.

On the latest Sunday edition of The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes Davy Rothbart of FOUND Magazine and Nick Prueher of the Found Footage Festival.    Frank chats with Davy and Nick about their adventures finding and uncovering a wide array of neat items ranging from special thrift store merchandise to personal notes found on the ground. Tune in here.

Water is one of the biggest health and energy issues in the world today.  In the latest edition of Deepak Chopra Radio, Deepak welcomes Kevin McGovern, founder and Chairman of The Water Initiative, a company that develops and markets home-based water purification systems in developing countries, to discuss the global water issue and sustainable water solutions.  Chopra and McGovern examine how we can achieve substantial progress to cost effectively address these problems. Tune in here.

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Guest Dr. Graham Erickson has studied the impact of vision on sports performance, and has worked with hundreds of athletes to maximize their vision for individual sports and lifestyle. On Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, he offers insight  on the different vision skills required for different sports and shares some simple eye exercises that families can do at home to improve their vision. Also, Olympic Sprinter Allyson Felix explains how good vision helps her cross the finish line ahead of the pack.  Tune in now to the new episode, Vision and Performance in Sports.

On the latest edition of The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes Ahmed Hassan, host of Yard Crashers on the DIY Network.  He’s an all-around outdoorsy type of guy, with over 20 years experience in ornamental horticulture and irrigation.  In the Craftsmanship segment, inventor Ryan Rusnak calls in to tell Frank all about his BeerBot app. With this device you can pick your favorite beer via phone, and have your fridge shoot the beer directly at you while you stay stationary on the couch. Tune in now to hear how this app was made by the inventor himself.

Hachette Book Group Radio welcomes New York Times Bestselling Author Debbie Viguie, author of Kiss of Night. Debbie discusses with her editor about  the book, vampires in Christian fiction, and what’s next for the author.   Much of Debbie’s writing has a dark edge to it, as seen through her retold fairy tales including her book Violet Eyes: A Retelling of the “Princess and the Pea”.

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Critically acclaimed actor Antonio Banderas catches up with The Movie Geeks United and chats about his remarkable film career (Shrek, The Mask of Zorro, Once Upon a Time in Mexico) and his new film The Skin I Live In, which is written and directed by the legendary Pedro Almodovar.  Peter Bradshaw, a film critic for The Guardian, described Banderas’ role in The Skin I live In as a “wonderfully charismatic leading man; Almodóvar has found in him what Hitchcock found in Cary Grant. He is stylish, debonair, but with a chilling touch of determination and menace.”

Fitsmiformoms features a special episode that includes a lively conversation with esteemed three-term former NYC mayor Ed Koch.  In this episode, Ed discusses his new book for kids Eddie Shapes Up and how his overweight childhood inspired and influenced the idea to write a children’s health book, and what he hopes the book can achieve.

The Matty Ps Radio Happy Hour features a hot show that includes a visit from stars of the hit television show The Girls Next Door, Kristina & Karissa Shannon.  Hugh Hefner’s infamous ex-girlfriends discuss their time on the show and what they have moved on to since appearing in Season 6.

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This week on the Sunday edition of The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes a very special guest-Jon Taffer, host of Bar Rescue on Spike TV.   Jon has been in the business for years, and is recognized for his expertise in bringing struggling bars back to life.  In the Craftmanship segment, Chris Gardner of Curbly stops by the studio to chat about how to make your space a place you love to live.

In the most recent episode of Healthy Vision with Dr. Val Jones, optometrist and researcher Graham Erickson, O.D. talks with Dr. Val about the relationship between vision and sports performance.  Also, how important is vision in Track and Field?  Olympic champion sprinter Allyson Felix joins Dr. Val and explains how good vision helps her cross the finish line ahead of the pack.

On the latest edition of The Todd Griffiths Show, James Di Georgia, publisher of the Gold and Energy Advisor joins Todd to discuss the recent changes in the gold and silver market. Tune in to hear the story behind the story.



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On this week’s episode of the Todd Griffiths show, Todd welcomes special guest, Jeff Garrett, author of 100 Greatest US Coins. Todd and Jeff chat about coins, and Jeff shares some special behind the scenes stories on the creation of his successful book.

The Down & Dirty with Frank Fontana wrapped up its second season in great fashion with this past week’s entertaining episode.  First, Frank welcomes media renaissance man Ryan Manno.  He’s well-known in Chicago for his work at legendary alternative rock station Q101 and for his contributions to The Abe Kanan Show podcast.  In the Craftsmanship segment, Frank welcomes Artpentry founder Floyd A. Davis IV to the studio. Floyd is a trained carpenter and artist, and he’s been making some news with his Gentleman’s Boombox creations.

Recently the FlyLady network featured a special episode on the importance of regular eye exams for children and adults.  Dr. Justin Bazan discusses eye exams for kids. He shares how vision problems can impact learning and how regular screenings can make a difference.  He also shares how we can help children in the Boys & Girls Club of America receive free eye exams and glasses through the VSP Eye Pledge campaign.

Jerry Garcia’s Lost Interview: ‘The Grateful Dead Would Love to Play on Mars’

Talk about breaking new ground! The late Jerry Garcia—who would have turned 68 years old this Sunday, Aug. 1—had sky-high hopes for his famously peripatetic band, the Grateful Dead.

In a 1990 interview with Milling About host Robin Milling, which has never before aired anywhere, the legendary rocker discussed his health, drug problem, family and aspirations for The Dead.

CAPTION: "So you've had a problem with drugs? Who hasn't?" Jerry (above) told our host vis-à-vis his own substance-abuse struggles.

"So I've had a problem with drugs? Who hasn't?" Jerry (above) told our host.

“I’ve never had a heart attack. Let me clear that up right now. But I have been ill and was on drugs, yeah,” said the Casey Jones singer, who died of a heart attack on Aug. 9, 1995 at Serenity Knolls, a substance-abuse treatment center in Forest Knolls, Calif.

“But those things are kind of normal nowadays, a lot of people went through those things. They don’t represent good excuses as far as I’m concerned.”

Jerry went on to talk about what inspired him to try and clean up his act.

“I think the idea that, well, it looks like I’m going to live past 40 and Continue reading