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Make Yourself at Home

A few of the members of Einstein Simplified normally record the troupe’s podcast after our Tuesday night show. Aaron Littleton records and edits the audio on his laptop computer. Aaron missed last Tuesday’s show due to illness. I thought it … Continue reading

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Voyage to Greeneville

Sinbad the comedian did a few interviews in advance of his appearance at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. I recorded a conversation with him today. We talked about comedians who influenced him including George Carlin, Richard Pryor and Lenny Bruce. I chose … Continue reading

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SEAL the Deal

Former Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill wouldn’t comment on Zero Dark Thirty when I asked him about it last month. After the interview, I told a few co-workers that I thought I might have just spoken with the man who killed … Continue reading

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Hall Effect

Post by Friends of Literacy. . Two of the five inductees into the East Tennessee Writers Hall of Fame visited WNOX on Thursday, bringing the total number of honorees present to three. I interviewed Vince Vawter and David Lauver for … Continue reading

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Seal of Approval

Former Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill has received over fifty-two decorations for his distinguished service, including two Silver Stars for extraordinary gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States. O’Neill will be the keynote speaker at the Blount Chamber’s … Continue reading

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Ripe Van Winkle

 Some of the leaves on my fig tree have started turning yellow and falling off. However the fruits look the same as they did a month ago. According to one Internet article, the tree is either getting too much water … Continue reading

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General T.S.O.

Paul O’Neill, the founder of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, is a native New Yorker. At one point in my phone interview with him, I made him laugh by using a New York accent. Paul called WNOX to promote the band’s December 10 … Continue reading

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Bacon Bit

The Bacon Brothers played the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Friday night. Before their show, they called WNOX to do a phone interview with me. Kevin had just landed in Knoxville. Michael and the rest of the band were already in Greenville. … Continue reading

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Etta May Day

Comedienne Etta May joked that her appearance at Side Splitters Comedy Club this weekend may be her last performance. She is soon headed to the swamps of Florida to film an episode of a hunting show for NBC Sports. She … Continue reading

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Bear Essentials

 Joel Zachry of Appalachian Bear Rescue said he enjoyed our interview on the East Tennessee Report. I did too, so much so that I chose to post a copy of it below. Joel implied that I tired him out with … Continue reading

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Purgecast

Two radio listeners contacted me over the weekend, one via Facebook and one via Twitter. In the course of our online conversations, they both mentioned that they missed hearing me on the radio in the morning. In both cases, I … Continue reading

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Mental Wellness

It wasn’t planned this way but motherhood was the topic of Journal Broadcast Group’s weekly public affairs show on Father’s Day. I interviewed Rebecca Smith about Climb Out of the Darkness, a fundraiser for PostpartumProgress.org. The Knoxville climb is a hike … Continue reading

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To Honor the Fallen

Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day. The name came from the ancient practice of decorating the graves of deceased soldiers. The holiday was established in the United States after the Civil War. Several communities honored their war dead … Continue reading

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Comedy Impod

In episode 24 of the Einstein Simplified podcast, I told the story of the time I was exercising at midnight at Koko FitClub. That’s when the lights went out and the alarm sounded. I also talked about buying gift cards … Continue reading

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