Recent Posts in ‘Past 2010 Voice America Shows’
AIRED: November 19, 2012 – 11:00 am PST :: Allen, Dr. Melody and our guest, Michelle Gilman, discuss how the vast majority of schools focus purely on academic goals and teaching to test. Fusion Academy’s mission is to provide an educational environment for students that goes beyond academics to create a better, more compassionate and tolerant human being.
AIRED: October 6, 2010– 3:00 pm PST :: “The Secret Life of a Painkiller Addict” :: Our guest, Joshua Lyons, shares with Allen and our audience his journey through chaos, loss, and gradual transformation toward a new life. Bringing together an addict’s mind and a journalist’s eye, his tenacious and candid memoir will resonate with anyone who is struggling with chemical dependence and looking for the courage and strength to heal.
AIRED: August 11 and September 29, 2010 – 3 PM PST :: “How technology has changed youth, parents and family relationships” :: Guest: Vanessa Van Petten
Youthologist and award-winning author, Vanessa Van Petten, joins Allen to explore how technology has changed youth, parents and family relationships. Is the next generation becoming socially illiterate? Are cell phones like virtual leashes? How can parents balance the modern age with keeping it simple and maintaining strong, deep communication when shallow communication abounds.
AIRED: September 15, 2010– 3 pm PST :: “TEEN VOICES” CREATE SOCIAL CHANGE WORLD-WIDE :: Allen and Jenny Amory from “Teen Voices” discuss their intensive journalism mentoring and leadership development program for teen girls whose mission is to support and educate teen girls to amplify their voices and create social change through media.
AIRED: September 8, 2010– 3:00 pm PST :: “Cultural Inconvenience – The Family Unplugged” :: Kevin Ross Emery discusses with Allen the emergence of what psychologist and scientists are terming the “unplugged from reality, too wired virtual / technology culture” that is changing the way we as a culture think and behave.
AIRED: September 1, 2010– 3:00 pm PST :: “One Family’s Journey into the Unknown that is Cancer” :: Scott Singer ::
What if your entire life changed in an instant? It happened to David Treadway when he awoke in the middle of the night with a pain in his shoulder. Allen and David discuss his shock at learning he had Stage 4 Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and a 25% chance of survival, and how both he and his family dealt with the news.
AIRED: August 25, 2010– 3:00 pm PST :: “How to Hit A Curve Ball: Rethinking Family Life for “Workaholic” Professionals with Kids” :: Scott Singer ::
Strategic change expert, Scott R. Singer shares his personal story with our listeners along with examples of rethinking family life in his new book, How to Hit a Curve Ball: Confront and Overcome the Unexpected. Being able to deal with the unexpected is an invaluable business and “life” tool-but how do you do it? Curveball hitters are not born, they are made. Singer shares a psychology-researched, self-tested process that can lead anyone to the homerun derby.
AIRED: August 18, 2010– 3:00 pm PST :: “168 Hours: You Have More Time than You Think” :: Laura VanderKam ::
In her new book, 168 Hours: You Have More Time than You Think, Laura Vanderkam demystifies the notion that there aren’t enough hours in the day. She shares with Allen and our listeners how to accomplish their goals by reexamining their weekly allotment of 168 hours.
Aired: August 4, 2010– 3:00 pm PST :: “Getting Teens involved in Achieving a Heaven on Earth” :: John Wade ::
Whether it’s finding spiritual harmony, reducing carbon emissions, quelling hostilities among races, cutting taxes, or feeding the hungry, John Wade translates to Allen and his guests the belief that every single person has the capacity to change the world for the better.
AIRED: October 13, 2010 – 3 pm PST :: “Surprising Silhouettes: The Dangers of Prejudging Objects and People” Connie and Allen explore how she creates an imaginative way to entertain – and enlighten – readers young and old, and provides a playful yet serious opportunity for parents and children to discuss the dangers of prejudging objects and people.