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Nov 30, 2012

The Singer/Songwriter opens up about her lifetime battles with body image, weight and food, as well as the complicated and overwhelming experience of being a part of the Twilight franchise (she wrote and performed the song "Satellite Heart" on the Twilight: New Moon soundtrack, and hosted a red carpet event).  She ends...


Nov 23, 2012

Standup comedian, writer and actor Fred Stoller opens up about his childhood with a sensitive withdrawn father and a fear-filled overbearing mother who he describes as a "Rainman Savant of bad news stories".    He and Paul talk about the corrosive effect a joy-snuffing parent can have on a child's ability to experience...


Nov 16, 2012

Listener Katie Yeargain Palacio was literally a red-headed stepchild.  Though her blended family was large (7 kids), her stepfather was not Mr. Brady.  He was, in her words Machiavelli.  Attacked by a stranger at 15, something in her snapped.  It would be years before she dealt with the pain, as she tried to numb...


Nov 9, 2012

Some find actor/comedian/filmmaker Ted Lyde's honesty about being a parent refreshing, some find it off-putting.     Ted talks about the sacrafices and compromise as a father and husband, that lead him to state, "I don't recommend it and I wouldn't do it again."   He also opens up about his disabled son who was born...


Nov 2, 2012

How do each of us cope with trauma?  Brenda's story is remarkable for many reasons.  She is a former Div 1 softball player and mother of two who endured a day most people only experience in their nightmares.   She shares how she got through it, where she is at today and the role athletics played in honing her mental...