Episode 73, Alessondra

June 12, 2015

asteroidJoin us for an interesting and fun conversation with planetary astronomer, Alessondra Springmann. She’s working on NASA’s OSIRIS-REx project and could be one of the first to confirm an asteroid is on a trajectory to hit Earth! Don’t worry, everything is going to be fine. Plus, we have more guests from outer space! And the news and a quiz of striking not-difficulty. All you have to do is click the little play arrow and blast off!

More about the topics in this show: Planetary Astronomy, OSIRIS-REx, Osiris, gongs

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Episode 72, Glenn

October 30, 2014

lovingIt’s episode seventy-two! It’s also our fifth anniversary show! Five years broadcasting, wow, never thought we’d get this far. Now in forty-eight States and DC plus eighty-eight countries around the world! This time we have a return visit by our dear friend psychotherapist Glenn Berger, Ph.D. We discuss what we can do to get along. And we have a visit from Tom The Scott. Why keep it a secret? And there’s a quiz show in addition to our regular quiz. And the (untrue) news and a whole lot more! So don’t be scared to hear about what’s on your mind and click the play arrow for Mikie Show enlightenment!

More about the topics in this show: Socrates, love, sesame seeds

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Episode 71, EveAnna

August 26, 2014

manleyJoin us for episode seventy-one as we speak with EveAnna Manley, President of Manley Laboratories, a manufacturer of beautifully engineered and crafted audio gear used in recording and mastering studios around the world. I guarantee most of your music collection has used some Manley gear either during recording or when mastering. Plus, she’s a neat lady. There’s more: a quiz, news, other “guests” and Mikie learns to be suave! So why not click the play arrow and put on the headphones and chill to the strands of The Mikie Show! It’s the suave-y thing to do!

More about the topics in this show: vacuum tubes, mastering records, jelly

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Episode 70, Tan

June 6, 2014

canterbury talesJoin us for a fascinating conversation with poet, Tan Lin. He expands poetry’s palette to include data, video, films, hashtags; our newest observable world. He’s also a recipient of a Getty Distinguished Scholar grant, an author, teaches creative writing at New Jersey City University and his videos have been displayed in the Whitney Museum, Yale Art Museum and Boesky Gallery to name a few. Plus Mikie gets held up by fog! Not as impressive but still, fog! And there’s another guest, a quiz and news that you won’t hear anywhere else, for good reason! So why not click the little play arrow and enter that oh so foggy realm of The Mikie Show!

More about the topics in this show: poetry, post conceptual writing, goats

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Episode 69, Vicki

April 29, 2014

orangutan babyEpisode sixty-nine has arrived in a totally cybernetic way! Join us as we speak with Vicki Brown, a Ph.D. in Research Methodology and a rockin’ violinist, and who recently volunteered for a month-long program to help save the terribly endangered Orangutan population in Borneo. In fact, she took the picture that’s the icon of this episode (look left). We spoke a few times over the course of her stay there to record her experiences closer to real time and to find out about saving these beautiful creatures.

And then there’s a quiz and some news you’ve never ever heard! Plus a mysterious man floats by and Mikie goes to an alien bar! There’s even more but enough typing, click the play button and connect!

More about the topics in this show: Orangutans, International Animal Rescue, mints

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Episode 68, Paul

February 22, 2014

AristotleJoin us for episode sixty-eight, an enlightening conversation with Paul Carrick Ph.D., teacher of philosophy at Gettysburg College. He’s also a bioethicist and has authored “Medical Ethics of the Ancient World,” (click here for the Amazon link) a look at how those ancient philosopher-scientists can inform today’s ethical debates. In general, though, we just chat about the joy and beauty of philosophy. Plus there’s a quiz and news that’s completely unverified! And Mikie takes a ride in a canoe after getting stuck at a railway crossing! Seriously? Yes! So why not just click the play arrow and paddle your way to Aristotle’s hangout today!

More about the topics in this show: Hippocrates , philosophy, cranks

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Episode 67, Deirdre

January 26, 2014

sleepers

It’s the sixty-seventh episode of The Mikie Show! You won’t want to miss this one: We speak with Deirdre Barrett Ph.D., author, psychologist and teacher at Harvard Medical School. She’s at the forefront of dream research and has written extensively on both dreams and hypnosis, here’s an Amazon link to her books. We all dream but some of us can really go out there so join us to find out more! Plus we have a quiz and some news and other guests but Mikie has to go clubbing to find out who! So why not click the little play arrow and drift off to a dreamy, hypnotic journey of unforgettable entertainment!

More about the topics in this show: dreams, hypnosis, marbles

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Episode 66, Little Hooves & Big Hearts

November 29, 2013

chicoIt’s time for the sixty-sixth iteration of the The Mikie Show! Note that’s iterable not irritable, there’s a diff. Yes, join us for a visit with Tammy Mockbee and Amy Armour, a.k.a.  Little Hooves & Big Hearts, a non-profit in Arizona that uses equine therapy to help kids with disabilities, seniors and those in hospice care. It’s truly amazing what these little critters can do! Plus Mikie gets to walk with Chico, one of their ace therapists! And there’s a quiz and news as well. And another super-magical dude stops by. Can’t remember the name, you’ll have to tune in to find out. Just click the little play arrow and trot on over to a special trail of first-rate entertainment!

More about the topics in this show: equine therapy, miniature horses, magic tricks

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Episode 65, Paul

October 24, 2013

badgesIt’s the sixty-fifth time we’ve gotten together for a half-hour of top-notch entertainment! Need we say more? Okay, if you insist.

This episode we speak with former Detective Sergeant Paul Mahoney. He ran undercover operations in Denver and along side the FBI and ATF against drug gangs during the crack epidemic and later worked for the State Department in South America. Dangerous work. We talk about most of it and the life of a cop as well. Plus, we read the personals, take a quiz and finally find out what those vultures are circling! And another guest comes by! See what we mean about not needing to say more? Just click the play arrow for a trip down a dangerous path of fun-filled entertainment!

More about the topics in this show: Denver police, US Embassy, butter

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Episode 64, Black Cherry Burlesque

August 31, 2013

burlesqueFor our sixty-fourth episode we feature a group of guests: the Black Cherry Burlesque troupe from Tucson, AZ. A great group of gals who dance, act and entertain performing “old school” burlesque. Meaning they take off some, but not all, of their clothes during a performance! He exclaimed! They are all sweet, smart and beautiful, you don’t want to miss it. Plus we have our regular features: the news, a unique quiz and visits from a gaggle of other guests you know and love (hint: Mikie takes a bike ride with Claude). So why not click the play arrow and dance with us this evening—you can keep your clothes on, no problemo!

More about the topics in this show: Burlesque, Tempest Storm, mirage

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