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June 2009 Episodes:
  • Pub Date: Jun 26, 2009 - 1:00 am
  • Dr. Kelly Oliver on Women as Weapons of War and Dr. Hossein Ziai on The Crisis in Iran
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  • Dr. Kelly Oliver is Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of more than fifty articles and fifteen books, including Animal Lessons: How They Teach Us to Be Human; The Colonization of Psychic Space: A Psychoanalytic Theory of Oppression; Family Values: Subjects Between Nature and Culture; and her recent book, Women as Weapons of War: Iraq, Sex, and the Media.

    Dr. Hossein Ziai is the Director of Iranian Studies at UCLA. He received his Ph.D. in Islamic Philosophy from Harvard University. Dr. Ziai has published several books including, The Ball and Polo Stick, The Book of Radiance and The Philosophy of Illumination. His focus is on Islamic philosophy, especially the Iranian/Islamic Illuminations tradition and Islamic intellectual traditions.
  • Pub Date: Jun 19, 2009 - 1:00 am
  • THE IMPACT OF FILM with Jack Epps, Jr. (first 30min.) and Joe Byron (second 30min.)
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  • Jack Epps, Jr. (first 30min.) has had his screenplays made into seven feature films including Top Gun, Legal Eagles, The Secret of My Success, Dick Tracy, and Anaconda, amongst others. Among his television credits are Hawaii 5-0 and Kojak. Epps is also a script doctor working with directors such as Ivan Reitman, Tony Scott, Herb Ross and Warren Beatty. Mr. Epps is an Associate Professor and Chair, Writing for Screen & Television at the famed USC Film School.

    Joe Byron (second 30min.), the Director of Education for The Los Angeles Film School, is in his eighth year with the school. During his tenure with LAFS, Byron has held various titles including Associate Director of Education, Associate Dean of the LAFS Immersion Filmmaking Program, and Director of Technology.
  • Pub Date: Jun 12, 2009 - 1:00 am
  • The New New Media with Dr. Paul Levinson and Powerleaders: Authenticity, Depth and Empathy with Dr. Sylvia Lafair
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  • Dr. Paul Levinson (first 30min.) is an author and professor of communications and media studies at Fordham University in New York City. Levinson's novels, short fiction, and non-fiction works have been translated into twelve languages.
    His new book is, The New New Media.

    Dr. Sylvia Lafair (second 30min.) is President of CEO, Creative Energy Options. With a doctorate in clinical psychology, she has taught at Hahnemann University and has more than 30 years experience applying her expertise in human behavior and relationships to organizational environments.
Kevin Anderson book
  • Pub Date: Jun 05, 2009 - 1:00 am
  • Fantasy Universes with Kevin J. Anderson
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  • Kevin J. Anderson is the author of more than one hundred novels, 47 of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists. He has over 20 million books in print in thirty languages.
    Anderson is the author of the highly popular epic science fiction series, The Saga of Seven Sun. He has completed numerous projects for Lucas film, including the 14-volumes in the bestselling and award-winning YOUNG JEDI KNIGHTS series. He has co authored a bestseller with Dean Koontz, PRODIGAL SON, which sold more than a million copies in a single year. Recently he worked with DC Comics to publish THE LAST DAYS OF KRYPTON, an epic science fiction novel that reveals the never-before-told story of the end of Superman's planet. His newest novel for DC comics is ENEMIES & ALLIES, telling the first encounter of Superman and Batman in the 1950s during the Cold War.
    Anderson has coauthored ten books in Frank Herbert's classic DUNE universe with Herbert's son Brian. Herbert and Anderson are also co- producers on a major new film of DUNE from Paramount Pictures.