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Exploring the history and mythology of the ancient world. Archaeologists and scholars join to discuss ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt, and other civilizations of the distant past.
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Everybody's got a story to tell. Sometimes they need a little bit of help. Veteran ghostwriter Daniel Paisner talks shop with his fellow collaborators and shines a light on what it means to pursue a writing life on the back of someone else’s story.
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----What should I read next?---- Book critic and longtime NPR commentator Marion Winik answers this question in four opinionated, book-loving minutes. With reviews of new releases and older titles you may have missed, it’s like having a new best friend with very good taste to guide you in your literary adventures. The Weekly Reader is produced by WYPR and hosted by Lisa Morgan.
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The Treatment Room

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A podcast by an esthetician, for estheticians + skincare geeks. Hi, I'm Tess! An ex-corporate employee turned licensed skin expert and virtual esthetician. Now I'm here to share in how I made beauty my business, and everything that comes along the way!
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Bunny has been writing a blog called I Love New Mexico for over 13 years but now she wants to bring it to you via audio medium through this new fun podcast! We’ll talk with all sorts of New Mexicans – maybe a celebrity, author, and public figure or two, but mostly just locals from your hometown and Bunny's, people who know where to get the best green chile cheeseburger and which books to read and how to find the well-stocked thrift store or raft the wildest stretch of river. Someone who reme ...
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Navigating the literary landscape for you. Uncover the joy of reading with our carefully selected, top-tier book recommendations. 📖🌟 #BookCuration #Books #eBooks #Audiobooks #PDF #Kindle #Mobi #ePub Powered by Firstory Hosting
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Here are Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift at their hottest, with an adaptation of Theodore Dreiser’s An American Tragedy. Just as in Night of the Hunter, Shelley Winters maybe ought to watch her back. George Stevens directs, and here, he’s beginning his epic period. In the 50s, he’ll direct Giant and Shane, among others. This one is full of me…
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On this edition of The Weekly Reader we review two new books that take us behind the scenes of two very different and oddly intriguing work environments: Help Wanted, by Adelle Waldman, and Burn Book: A Tech Love Story, by Kara Swisher. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By WYPR Baltimore
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Don't let anyone ever tell you that there isn't anything to do in New Mexico! Teresa Robinson has made it her mission find all of the entertainment and fun to be had in the Land of Enchantment. Find out more in this great new episode and at the links in the description. Links New Mexico Entertainment Magazine Albuquerque Museum Los Cuates Electric …
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Veteran magazine journalist Genevieve Field joins us to discuss her mid-career pivot into ghostwriting, as she celebrates the success of her “Andy Award”-winning collaboration with Hollywood stuntwoman Kimberly Shannon Murphy. Glimmer: A Story of Survival, Hope, and Healing, Murphy’s unflinchingly honest account of intergenerational familial abuse,…
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Welcome to The Treatment Room! Today I am joined by the famous and beloved queen of skin research, Jan Marini. This episode is sponsored by Pomp Beauty. Want to retail professional lines without needing to stock inventory yourself? Pomp is my retail success secret! ⁠⁠Join Pomp today with my referral link.⁠ You're in store for an acne refresher. We'…
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Johnny Guitar (1954): It’s unusual, it’s weird, and it’s unlike any other film made by these stars. And it’s our first LTS western. Because maybe your show runner has a slightly twisted appreciation for the genre. Nicholas Ray, whose directorial chops we last experienced with In A Lonely Place, directs Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden and Mercedes Mc…
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There are many good reasons to read a book: to study history, learn a new skill, practice our empathy, have a good cry, or, perhaps, a good laugh. On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we review two new books about funny women doing some pretty crazy things: Worry, by Alexandra Tanner, and Sylvia's Second Act, by Hillary Yablon. See omnystudio.com/…
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Bunny talks to Kristelle Siarza & Jace Downey about the work they do at Siarza, a New Mexico business, to help Asain owned businesses in Albuquerque and around the state. Jace and Kristelle are coworkers, friends and fellow podcast hosts. Learn more about what they're doing to improve their community in the episode. Links: Siarza website Stories, S…
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Every once in awhile, your host takes a flier, choosing a film for us to watch that I’ve seen once or twice, if at all. Also arising from the 2022 draft episode is this English romance from 1945. It’s from the filmmaking team of Powell and Pressburger, and stars Wendy Hiller, so on credentials alone, it’s worth your attention. A young woman travels…
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On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we review a novel and a collection of short fiction from two important black American writers finally getting their due: James, by Percival Everett, and Neighbors and Other Stories, by Diane Oliver. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By WYPR Baltimore
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There's nothing we love more and than a New Mexico origin story. Carlos and Paul Meyer grew up near Albuquerque, the oldest and youngest of nine siblings. Together they wrote an award winning New Mexican graphic novel called Under the Cottonwood Tree. They are now expanding that world with an animation project called Greñuda. Find out more about th…
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Seth Davis is a veteran sports journalist and broadcaster, and The New York Times best-selling author of Wooden: A Coach’s Life and When March Went Mad: The Game That Transformed Basketball. He is the co-author of the just-published memoir It’s Hard for Me to Live with Me, written with NBA veteran and University of Kentucky basketball legend Rex Ch…
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On this edition of The Weekly Reader, our book critic Marion Winik recommends three books that just might help you make some sense of the crisis at our southern border and the increase in global migration: The Prince of Los Cocuyos, by Richard Blanco, , Everyone Who Is Gone Is Here, by Jonathan Blitzer and A Map of Future Ruins, by Lauren Markham. …
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Welcome back to The Treatment Room! This episode is sponsored by Pomp Beauty. Want to retail professional lines without needing to stock inventory yourself? Pomp is my retail success secret! ⁠Join Pomp today with my referral link.⁠ Today we are chatting: - How to get your first esthetics job with NO experience - How to use social media to market yo…
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Gene Kelly was at the height of his powers in 1951, starring in musicals for MGM, and choreographing some of them. Here, Vincent Minelli directs, but the dancing is by Kelly. Leslie Caron makes her film debut, and the rest of the cast has a decidedly continental vibe. The film is “inspired” by George Gershwin’s 1928 musical of the same name, but th…
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If you're from New Mexico you know we like to use natural means for healing and medicine. Brenda Archuleta has taken that tradition and turned into her passion and business. Hear more about Brenda and her creations at Brenda Botanicals on this episode. She will give some great tips as well as share where you can find her online or maybe at your loc…
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Unlike the mid-40s film that first brought us Bogie and Bacall, The Breaking Point is a relatively faithful adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s story, To Have and Have Not. This one stars John Garfield (in one of his final films) and Patricia Neal. Michael Curtiz directs, but if that suggests a routine Warner Bothers potboiler (I love those) it is not…
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On this edition of The Weekly Reader, our book critic Marion Winik reviews two new fabulous books that blend folklore and family history into tantalizing tales: The Bullet Swallower, by Elizabeth Gonzalez James and The Fox Wife, by Yangsee Choo. All titles available at your favorite local bookstore and online at bookshop.org. See omnystudio.com/lis…
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Bunny covers some of her favorite places to visit when you have a time to take a trip in New Mexico. Check out the links below, along with the episode to plan your next trip in the Land of Enchantment. Links Four Corners National Monument Aztec Ruins Chaco Canyon Salmon Ruins Bisit Badlands Fort Union National Monument Smokey Bear Historic Park Lin…
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Veteran journalist and collaborator Mark Dagostino is the author of more than two dozen books written with some of our most compelling public figures. He has helped to write seven New York Times best-sellers, including the #1 best-selling The Magnolia Story, with Chip & Joanna Gaines, co-stars of the hit HGTV show “Fixer Upper.” Mark began his care…
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Taxes stressing you out? Let's get you prepared for tax season! Esties, we never learned accounting or how to file taxes.... So Danielle Hayden, CEO of Kickstart Accounting is here to help. Hire Danielle as your accountant: https://www.e-suite.co/a/2147609469/TnRnGmJG Save with code: TESSA3977 We talk: - Choosing an entity (S Corp, LLC, etc) - Impo…
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This 1936 film is based on the well-known novel of the same name, by Sinclair Lewis. It’s the story of a successful middle-aged man (Walter Huston) who wants something new from his life. That’s what his wife (Ruth Chatterton) wants, too, but their ideas are very different, and not compatible. And there’s Mary Astor, living her best life in an Itali…
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On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we review two new memoirs about mental illness that are even more moving when you listen to them as audio books: "While You Were Out" by Meg Kissinger, and "The Best Minds" by Jonathan Rosen. All titles available at your favorite local bookstore and online at bookshop.org See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy…
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Get a snack before you listen to this one! We talk to the amazing, James Beard Award winning Cheryl Jamison about New Mexico food and restaurants. If you're not a green chile lover yet, you will be after this! Links: Links and Resources: Cheryl’s Website Excited About Food (Books) Heating it Up Bunny’s Website Bunny’s Instagram Buy Lifesaving Grati…
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On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we review two new books about the people and forces that determine the ups and downs international art market: Get the Picture, by Bianca Bosker, and The Art Thief, by Michael Finkel. All titles available at your favorite local bookstore or online at bookshop.org See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informat…
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We're excited to welcome Dakota Weiss, renowned chef, to the podcast. Dakota has opened 4 restaurants in New Mexico in the last 2 years and she's planning a fifth! After being diagnosed with Breast Cancer in 2021, Dakota and her partner Rich decided to move to Santa Fe, New Mexico to be closer to her family. Dakota took on the role as Executive Che…
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“What really amazed me here was that so many of the authors who submitted stories wrote something completely outside their genre,” reflects best-selling author Douglas Preston, one of the project editors behind the dynamic new collaborative novel Fourteen Days. “This book is full of all kinds of weird stories.” Yes, it is. And so is podcast guest D…
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Welcome back to The Treatment Room! Today we are joined by my dear friend, Karlee Lauren. Karlee specializes in results-driven esthetics including peels, hydra facial and more in the Fort Meyers, Florida area. We pick up on our last convo (#80: Build a Spa Business Checklist) and discuss how Karlee has built a waitlist of golden clients while still…
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What motivates someone to get involved in a movement or devote themselves to a cause? On this edition of The Weekly Reader, our book critic Marion Winik reviews two new novels about art, activism, and the paths that sometimes lead to radicalism. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By WYPR Baltimore
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In anticipation of another amazing Anne Hillerman book coming out later this year, we decided to re-release her episode of the I Love New Mexico podcast from 2023. Stay tuned for a new episode with Anne when her next book launches in 2024. Anne Hillerman is an American journalist from New Mexico, and a New York Times best-selling author. The daught…
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On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we review two new novels about the game of love and some of its greatest joys, surprises, and challenges: "Leaving" by Roxana Robinson and "Interesting Facts About Space" by Emily Austin. All titles available at your favorite local bookstore or online at bookshop.org See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy info…
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It's never too early to start planning your summer trips, especially in New Mexico! Listen along as we transition out of our Sweetheart Auction and back into talking about New Mexcio as a whole. Bunny shares some of her favorite (and bucket list) places to visit in the Land of Enchantment! Let us know where your favorite place to visit in New Mexic…
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“Sometimes the truth is just too much, and sometimes it’s not enough.” That’s a line from Sarah Tomlinson’s new novel, The Last Days of the Midnight Ramblers, the story of a young ghostwriter scratching at the truth that threatens the legend of the fictional rock band of the title. A veteran journalist, essayist, music critic, ghostwriter, and memo…
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Today we meet Raya, Schwartz, co-founder of Bosses in Beauty and the Six Figure Beauty Business Blueprint. Raya is here to prepare and embolden estheticians to go solo, the smart way, while creating a more profitable, sustainable business. Take Raya’s 6 Figure Blueprint: https://www.bossesinbeauty.com/a/2147830605/Woz8L3G9Take Raya's FREE mastercla…
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On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we review tow new books, one novel, and a collection of stories, about life during Covid 19: Joan is Okay, by Weike Wang, and Fourteen Days, edited by Margaret Atwood and Douglas Preston. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By WYPR Baltimore
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Welcome back to The Treatment Room! Meet Hydrafacial master & skincare expert, Miracle Workman, from Wasilla, Alaska.We talk Miracle's success as a 28-year-old mom making 180k with big aspirations of continuing to grow her business and redefining the standard pay for estheticians. Miracle shares her tips for:- selling product naturally- the course …
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On this edition of TheWeekly Reader, our book critic Marion Winik reviews two new novels about messy families and their pursuit of happiness:" Mercury, by Amy Jo Burns, and Welcome Home, Stranger, by Kate Christensen. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By WYPR Baltimore
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Douglas Preston has to be one of the most fascinating people to listen to (and of course read). Historian, archeologist, journalist, author, New Mexican…. Preston is a wealth of knowledge and stories. Listen to his conversation with Bunny about all of the above AND why he loves New Mexico so much. If you love a good mystery and a good story, you’ll…
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“How do you tell someone else’s story, but make it authentic?” That’s the question at the heart of this episode of As Told To: The Ghostwriting Podcast, which is really a repurposed, repackaged edition of a recent episode of Missing Pages, the critically-acclaimed investigative podcast hosted by renowned literary critic Bethanne Patrick—known to re…
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Welcome back to The Treatment Room! The man, the myth, Douglas Preston, founder of Preston Acne Pros, and esthetician of over 40 years shares his insights on treating acne, how to master comedones extractions, and spills the tea on his upcoming partnership with Face Reality.Follow Douglas. Save on the RXtractor with code Tess10: https://www.preston…
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Bunny interviews Star York about her wonderful art, history, Native American culture and all the things they both love about New Mexico. It is an honor to hear Star's story and point of view behind her renowned sculptures. Links Star York Sculptures Cancer Foundation for New Mexico Sweetheart Auction I Love New Mexico blog page Bunny’s website I Lo…
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Bunny talks to Dianna Shomaker and Allen Bourne about their contribution to the Cancer Foundation for New Mexico's Healing with Heart initiative. Links Dianna Shomaker Art Allen Bourne Art Cancer Foundation for New Mexico Healing with Heart (2023) 2024 Sweetheart Auction Sweetheart Auction Dream Vacation Raffle tickets I Love New Mexico blog page B…
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Kevin Anderson is one of the publishing industry’s leading authorities on ghostwriting and editorial development. As the founder, CEO and editor-in-chief of Kevin Anderson & Associates, a Manhattan-based firm that specializes in developing collaborative projects, he is uniquely positioned to weigh in on what it takes to write a best-selling book. H…
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On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we review two new novels that tackle taboos, fetishes, and other transgressive topics: The Fetishist, by Katherine Min, and Alice Sadie Celine, by Sarah Blakley-Cartwright. All titles available at The Ivy Bookshop and other fine local retailers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
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Bunny talks with Kiki Martinez & Suzanne Sakelaris about their stories, their friendship and their part in the Healing with Heart initiative for the Cancer Foundation for New Mexico. Links Kiki Martinez Art Cancer Foundation for New Mexico Healing with Heart (2023) 2024 Sweetheart Auction Sweetheart Auction Dream Vacation Raffle tickets I Love New …
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