An insightful, candid, and inspiring memoir from Karamo Brown - Queer Eye’s beloved culture expert - as he shares his story for the first time, exploring how the challenges in his own life have allowed him to forever transform the lives of those in need.When Karamo Brown first auditioned for the casting directors of Netflix’s Queer Eye, he knew he wouldn’t win the role of culture expert by discussing art and theatre. Instead he decided to redefine what ´culture´ could - and should - mean for the show. He took a risk and declared, ´I am culture´.Karamo believes that culture is so much more than art museums and the ballet - it’s how people feel about themselves and others, how they relate to the world around them, and how their shared labels, burdens, and experiences affect their daily lives in ways both subtle and profound. Seen through this lens, Karamo is culture: his family is Jamaican and Cuban; he was raised in the American South in predominantly white neighbourhoods and attended an HBCU (historically black college/university); he was trained as a social worker and psychotherapist; he overcame personal issues of colourism, physical and emotional abuse, alcohol and drug addiction, and public infamy; he is a proud and dedicated gay single father of two boys, one biological and the other adopted. It is by discussing deep subjects like these, he feels, that the makeovers on the show can attain their full, lasting meaning. Styling your hair and getting new clothes and furniture are important, but it’s also important that you work out why you haven’t done so in 20 years - doing that can truly change your life.In this eye-opening and moving memoir, Karamo reflects on his lifelong education. It comprises every adversity he has overcome as well as the lessons he has learned along the way. It is only by exploring our difficulties and having the hard conversations - with ourselves and one another - that w 1. Language: English. Narrator: Karamo Brown. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/ssuk/000247/bk_ssuk_000247_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
George Bettinger´s Mom & Pop Shop Interviews Comedian and radio personality George Bettinger talked with Emmy-winning actress-comedienne Lilly Tomlin (Laugh-In) just after she received her Kennedy Center Honors Award. Tomlin, who currently stars opposite Jane Fonda, Martin Sheen, and Sam Waterston in the hit Netflix original series Grace and Frankie, is just one of 10 rare and unedited celebrity interviews in this collection: Madeline Kahn Julie Newmar Rose Marie Robert Morse Judy Tenuta Butch Patrick Michael Learned Kathy Garver Drew Friedman Lilly Tomlin ´´These are exclusive and unique interviews I have archived over the years. My radio show, The Mom & Pop Shop, can be heard internationally on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 4:00p.m. (EST).´´ (George Bettinger) In 1982 George Bettinger got started in TV with Movie Magic, a series he wrote, produced, and hosted. Movie Magic (later The George Bettinger Show) ran on Manhattan Cable Television from 1982 to 1987. It was cartoons, comedy, and fun. Soupy Sales said George made him think of himself when he was young. During the making of Movie Magic, George was also appearing on The Joe Franklin Show and The Uncle Floyd Show. Next he moved on to doing radio and TV commercials. Soon he was producing and directing corporate training films for companies such as Pfizer, Hoffman LaRoche, The Cancer Institute, and Maimonides Medical Center. His CDs have been given fine mention in The Daily News, New York Post, and Herald Tribune newspapers. Currently George is teaching acting and creative writing and continuing to host live shows. 1. Language: English. Narrator: full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/008260/bk_blak_008260_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This episode of The Green Hornet first aired on December 13, 1945. The Green Hornet debuted on a Detroit station, WXYZ, on January 31, 1936, and later aired on the Mutual and ABC Blue networks until its final broadcast on December 5, 1952. The masked crime fighter was the secret identity of newspaper publisher Britt Reid, who relied on his valet, Kato, and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series´ first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall, and Jack McCarthy. The series was created by the same team that brought The Lone Ranger to the air. 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/radi/000173/rt_radi_000173_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
If the job´s too tough for you to handle, you´ve got a job for me. Whatever your problem, he´s the solution! George Valentine is sardonic yet sympathetic as he solves mysteries, unravels crises, and gets to the bottom of whatever´s complicating the lives of his paid-up clients. Bob Bailey made his first big impression on radio audiences in this series of tightly-packed, thought-provoking thrillers! Here are 16 of his most fascinating exploits, with Virginia Gregg co-starring as Claire ´´Brooksie´´ Brooks. Episodes: Too Near the Sky 12-05-49; Partner in Panama 12-12-49; Needle in the Haystack 01-02-50; The Silent Waterfall 01-09-50; Juniper Lane 01-16-50; The Floaters 01-23-50; The Ugly Duckling 01-30-50; The Old Style 02-06-50; Go Jump in the Lake 02-13-50; The Tears of Sorrow 03-27-50; The Brothers McIntosh 04-03-50; Portrait by Priscilla 04-10-50; Mix-Up in La Cruza 04-17-50; Death Begins at .45 04-24-50; The Chair of Humanities 05-01-50; Portuguese Cove 05-22-50 PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bob Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Old Time Radio. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/radi/001913/rt_radi_001913_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Charles Paris returns in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Simon Brett’s humorous theatrical mystery, starring Bill Nighy. A job in pantomime seems the perfect way to spend the Christmas season for Charles, but the cast of Cinderella are a motley crew from reality TV and Charles finds himself having to explain the traditions of panto to their baffled American star whose career is on a downward trajectory. When the star is shot dead, and Charles finds the body, he finds himself under suspicion. As the slapstick makes way for a murder investigation, he decides to clear his name by doing some sleuthing of his own. With a host of suspects and the body count rising, the line ´they´re behind you´ soon begins to take on a very sinister meaning indeed.... Bill Nighy (Love Actually, Skylight, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) stars as Charles Paris, with Suzanne Burden as his wife Frances, in this funny and fast-paced dramatisation by Jeremy Front. Written by Jeremy Front, based on the novel by Simon Brett. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Suzanne Burden, Bill Nighy, full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/002652/bk_rhuk_002652_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Joseph Millson and Jessica Raine star in a brand new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation continuing John Galsworthy´s saga of the Forsyte family spanning 50 years. Galsworthy´s novels The Silver Spoon and Swan Song, dramatized here in 7 episodes, continue to follow Fleur Forsyte, as she falls in love with Jon, and later, escaping heartbreak, marries Michael Mont and embraces all society has to offer. 1. Language: English. Narrator: full cast, Jessica Raine, Joseph Millson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/002739/bk_rhuk_002739_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Charles Paris is thrilled - he’s landed a nice juicy part playing Sergeant Collins in the TV detective series, ‘The Stanislaus Braid Mysteries’, and his estranged wife Frances seems to be on the brink of taking him back. But filming turns out to be a tortuous process, with pompous star Russell Bentley demanding numerous retakes and irascible author Winifred Railton constantly interrupting. To cap it all, nubile actress Lisa Stokes is crushed to death on set - and Charles finds her body. It seems like a straightforward accident, but Charles can’t shake the suspicion that she was murdered. Can he find the killer, stay away from the booze and the women, and win back his wife? Written by Jeremy Front, based on the novel by Simon Brett. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bill Nighy, Suzanne Burden, full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/002637/bk_bbcw_002637_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Patricia Gallimore and Miriam Margolyes star in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of the classic comic novel. Strong of will and slender of ankle, 20-year-old orphan Flora Poste is blessed with every virtue save that of being able to earn her own living. Casting around for suitable relatives with whom she can make her home, Flora alights on the mysterious Starkadders and, ignoring the horrified shrieks of her friends, heads down to darkest Sussex. There she is confronted by an exceptionally odd cast of characters: grief-stricken Judith, fervently religious Amos, the lusty, smouldering Seth, wild and mysterious Elfine and, of course, the invisible tyrant Great Aunt Ada Doom, who saw something nasty in the woodshed. Many would be overcome by the simmering passions of the Starkadder family, but not Flora. All they need is a little organising. Stella Gibbons´ deliciously witty parody has been delighting readers since 1932 and retains its original sunny charm in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Patricia Gallimore, Miriam Margolyes, Elizabeth Proud, full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/002703/bk_rhuk_002703_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of the evergreen classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. With their father away fighting in the American Civil War, the four March girls are facing a lean Christmas with their mother. But the sisters’ close bond and determination to make the best of things enables them to find happiness despite their poverty. As the years go by we follow their fortunes as they journey into womanhood. Meg the beauty, Jo the tomboy, shy Beth and precocious Amy will encounter adventure, hardship, joys and disappointments, and learn to meet the challenges of life as they become independent and make their way in the world. While marriage and motherhood may beckon for the sisters, their most enduring love is always for each other. First published in 1868 and never out of print since, this iconic coming-of-age tale is a perennial favourite that has touched the hearts of generations of fans. This moving BBC Radio 4 dramatisation stars Natasha J Barnes, Julianna Jennings, Bryony Hannah and Samantha Dakin as Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, with Tara Ward as Mrs March and Alex Lanipekun as Laurie. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bryony Hannah, full cast, John Bowler, Julianna Jennings, Natasha J Barnes, Samantha Dakin, Tara Ward. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/002664/bk_rhuk_002664_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.