The Amateur's Guide To Life

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SEASON THREE
date:09/05/11
host:Christian Anthony
info:Christian hosts the show by himself and covers a wide range of topics including Bill Bryson's "A Short History Of Nearly Everything", Robert Monroe, Sam Harris, Derren Brown and Marshall McCluhan.
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date:08/22/11
guest:Jonathan Gavzer, functional medicine and endocrinologyl, licensed acupuncturist
info:Jonathan sits in with us to chat about functional medicine, buddhism, african dancing and much more.
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date:08/08/11
guest:Matt McCormick, athiest, professor at CSU, sacramento
info:Matt McCormick, professor, atheist and skeptic, joins us to to talk about many of the subjects he covers on his blog 'Atheism, Proving The Negative'.
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date:07/25/11
guest:Tom D'Onofrio, master woodcarver, artist
info:Longtime Bolinas resident, Tom D'Onofrio joins us to talk about his experiences with sea serpents in the Pacific Ocean.
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date:07/11/11
guest:DoShin Nelson and William Prince, Mondo Zen master and student
info:DoShin Nelson, one of the founding members of Mondo Zen joined us along with local Mondo Zen student, William Prince, to discuss in detail the foundations of the practice.
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date:06/27/11
guest:Donna Sheehan and Paul Reffell, activists, authors and artists
info:Powerhouse activist, accomplished artist and KWMR founder Donna Sheehan and her partner Paul Reffell talk about their latest book, "Redefining Seduction" which explores how women, by choosing their mates wisely and working in partnership with them, can change the world.
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date:06/13/11
guest:Norman Solomon, activist, author, political candidate
info:Well known activist and author, Norman Solomon, joins us to talk about politics, philosophy and food. Norman also discusses his campaign as a progressive running for Congress in the North Bay of California.
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date:05/30/11
guest:Morgan Shepherd, tennis coach, somatic psychology student
info:In an effort to improve his own tennis game, Morgan Shepherd began studying somatic psychology, which works with the relationship and empathy to of individuals with their own felt body. In this episode, Morgan explains more about what this practice entails.
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date:05/02/11
guest:Barry Smith, mediator, activist
info:Barry Smith sits in with TAGTL to talk about his experience with a guru, relationships, the art of mediating and much more.
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date:03/21/11
guest:Sky Nelson, physicist, musician
info:Things do happen for a reason according to Sky Nelson and his theories on synchronicity and quantum physics. Sky is also a musician (and a 'positivist') and performed live for us in the studio.
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date:03/07/11
guest:Anthony Wright, hypnotherapist, piano tuner
info:Astrologer, student of eastern philosophy, Certified Hypnotherapist and host of two shows on KWMR (Spirit and Mind, Attunement), Anthony Wright joins us to talk about the stars, hypnosis and much more.
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date:02/21/11
hosts:Christian Anthony, Grayson Kent, Andy Hill
info:IBM's computer, Watson, beats the two past Jeopardy champs at their own game. We discuss what this means for the future of civilization.
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date:01/24/11
guest:Roger Nygard, director of the film "The Nature Of Existence"
info:Roger Nygard, best known as the director of the cult hit documentary, "Trekkies", talks with us about his latest project, "The Nature of Existence". To make this film, he traveled around the world for four years interviewing over 180 people about what it all means.
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SEASON TWO
date:11/01/10
guest:Fariba Bogzaran, founder of the dream studies program at JFK Univerity
info:Fariba Bogzaran is an expert in lucid dreaming having worked with the Lucidiy Project team at the Stanford Sleep Laboratory, founded the dream studies program at JFK University and explored lucid dreaming and art with Gordon Onslow Ford. She talked about the nature of lucid dreaming and its creative potential with us.
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date:08/23/10
guests:Nicole Bartolini, Medical Social Worker
info:Nicole Bartolini talks about her experiences in the ER and in hospices with death and dying. In particular, she reads out loud a powerful diary entry she wrote while taking care of a terminally ill seventeen year old.
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date:09/06/10
host:Christian Anthony
info:Reviewed a number of the 'Philosphy Bites' podcasts, including David Chalmers talking about the Singularity and Pat Churchland discussing Eliminative Materialism. Also reviewed a National Geographic show which covered how cold temperatures slow the aging process down in the body.
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date:08/23/10
guests:Joel Whitney of Guernica Magazine and Alex Tsarsis of Skeptico
info:Joel Whitney talks about interviewing American Zen master Robert Aitken just before his death. Clips from an interview with Alex Tsarsis, creator of the Skeptico podcast, about near death experiences and science on the fringe.
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date:08/09/10
guest:Monica Celli-de Movellan, Shaman In Training
info:Teacher and shaman Monica Celli-de Movellan talks about her experiences with different energy levels and what may lie on the other side.
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date:07/27/10
guest:Matt Gallagher, Radio Host
info:Radio show host and amateur scientist Matt Gallagher sits in tonight to talk about, among other things, Higgs-Boson particles and why you should care about them.
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date:07/12/10
guest:Andrea Stier, Psychological Intern
info:Andrea Stier shares her experiences as a psychological intern at the Napa State Hospital.
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date:05/13/10
guest:Elizabeth Whitney, Croppie
info:Journalist, crop circle 'croppie' and 2012 adherent Elizabeth Whitney lets us know what to expect when the Mayan calendar ends.
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SEASON ONE
date:12/28/09
guest:Teacher Steve, High School Philosophy Teacher
info:Educator and philosopher, Teacher Steve, joins us to talk about education, dinosaurs and ghost stories.
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date:09/21/09
guest:Leonard Koren, Author and Founder of Wet magazine
info:Leonard Koren, the founder and editor of the influential 'Wet' magazine and author of 13 books including a meditation on the japanese concept of 'wabi-sabi'.
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date:08/14/09
guests:Peter and Joel Whitney
info:Peter Whitney, a Jehovah's Witness explores his faith with us. His son, Joel Whitney, editor of Guernica Magazine, also sits in to discuss his perspective on family and religion.
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date:08/10/09
guests:Eric and Nikki Rodenbeck, founder of Stamen Design
info:Eric Rodenback, cartographer and founder of Stamen Design, and his wife Nikki, discuss what it's like to be an athiest in these times.
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date:07/27/09
guest:Adam Neale, Waldorf teacher
info:Adam Neale, a Waldorf teacher and parent, talks to us about his experiences with the Steiner approach to education.
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