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WINNER of 1997 Audie Award for Best Educational/How-to Audiobook. Your writing, and your life, will be good and get better if you just take it word by word, says Anne Lamott in this live seminar recording that won a 1997 Audie Award for Best Educational/How-to Audiobook. Based on Lamott's acclaimed book Bird by Bird, this workshop was recorded at a presentation given for the Writers' League of Texas.Show more
How to create powerful narratives using the myths that link us all is the subject of this workshop, recorded live at a Writers' League of Texas seminar. The instructor, Christopher Vogler, was inspired by the mythic studies of Joseph Campbell and the depth psychology of Carl G. Jung. He wrote a seven-page memo of those concepts for the Walt Disney Company, where he was working as a story analyst. The memo was a hit and eventually became his best-selling book The Writer's Journey.Show more
THE POWER OF SCRIPTURE... THE BEAUTY OF MUSIC... A GIFT OF COMFORT, UNDERSTANDING AND JOY "UNTO US A SON IS GIVEN In a joyous celebration of Christendom's most sacred night, excerpts from Old Testament prophecies, the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, and Paul's teachings are gathered into a unified whole to capture the wonder and majesty of Christ's birth, the world's anticipation of it, and its meaning for mankind. Interwoven with selections from Handel's sublime Messiah, this is an extraordinary listening event that can be cherished yet.Show more
THE POWER OF SCRIPTURE... THE BEAUTY OF MUSIC... A GIFT OF COMFORT, UNDERSTANDING AND JOY "THE GREATEST OF THESE IS LOVE Love of God, of humanity and of self: in all its manifestations, love is the supreme redemptive power in our lives. Despite centuries of poetry and song about love, it is still the Bible, which most deeply and expressively describes its significance. Celebrate the most sacred gift we have -- and share it with loved ones -- with these eternal, awe-inspiring selections, which include passages from Ruth, the Song of Solomon, Corinthians and I John. Featuring beautiful classical music interwoven thoughout the program, "The Greatest of These is Love is a powerfully inspirational listening experience you'll return to again and again.Show more
Read by an ensemble cast. Practical advice on everything from making the bed to shaking hands to flirting, all from experts in their fields. A "Cliffs Notes for life," this practical guide features 100 original essays by leading experts from around the world who offer their unparalleled insights into how to perform everyday tasks, from remembering names to ironing a shirt. It features both the famous (like Suze Orman) and the lesser known (like the head groundskeeper at Fenway Park). Hear a range of experts: everyone from Donald Trump (negotiating) to Stephen Covey (managing your time) to Debbi Fields (baking great cookies). Let Ira Glass teach you how to tell an interesting story, and Larry King explain the art of listening. The Experts' Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do brings together the best of the best, offering the world's most valuable advice.Show more
This six-part comedy series was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1988. Hosted by Stephen Fry, accompanied each week by Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, Emma Thompson and a selection of guests including Phyllida Law, Robert Bathurst, Julia Hills and Alison Steadman, the show takes the form of a round table discussion, interspersed with sketches which veer tangentially from the sublime to the ridiculous.Show more
Stories from the National Public Radio archives honor America's national pastime. Stories so compelling you'll stay in your car to hear them through—even if you're sitting in your own driveway. Peabody-winning Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan presents tales about the big leagues and the little, the fans in the stands, the players, the history, and the lore. Highlights include commentaries from some of the game's most recognized authorities, a look back at some of baseball's most important figures (Jackie Robinson, Joltin' Joe DiMaggio), and colorful segments about the game's unexpected delights, from the Hidden Ball Trick to the "All You Can Eat" option at Dodger Stadium.Show more
This faithful rendering of the New King James Version® presents the entire Old Testament in compelling, dramatic audio theater format. This world-class audio production immerses listeners in the dramatic reality of the Scriptures as never before with an original music score by composer Stefano Mainetti (Abba Pater), feature film quality sound effects, and compelling narration by Michael York and the work of over 500 actors. Each beloved book comes to life with outstanding performances by Richard Dreyfuss as Moses, Gary Sinise as David, Jason Alexander as Joseph, Jon Voight as Abraham, Marcia Gay Harden as Esther, Joan Allen as Deborah, Max von Sydow as Noah, and Malcolm McDowell as Solomon. The Word of Promise has received the following awards: • ECPA 2008 Christian Book Awards: Book of the Year • Christian Retailing Magazine’s Retailers Choice Awards: First place tie, Bibles/Books “Audio” • Three 2008 Communicator Awards: • Gold Communicator Award for Production: Inspirational • Gold Communicator Award for Production: Sound Design • Silver Communicator Award for Production: Music • Three 2008 Gold Millennium Awards: Audio categories for Direction, Sound, and Best Use of Music • 2007 MarCom Creative Awards: Platinum Award, radio category • ForeWord Magazine's 2008 Book of the Year Awards: Finalist, “Audio NonFiction”Show more
When Kennedy spoke of landing a man on the moon it seemed an impossible task "We do this not because it is easy but because it is hard". Man was spacebound and Kennedy's goal was to achieve this on many levels; to show the Soviet Union that America was the pre-eminent Superpower, to give a boost to the military industrial complex and to rally America to a common purpose and goal.Show more
Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge star in the second popular BBC Radio 4 series. After meeting at Irene's daughter Lesley's wedding reception, Irene Spencer and Vera Small become firm - sometimes too firm - friends, and so began their extraordinary correspondence. Here we find Vera installed at Far Shores Trailer Park and Irene living the 'high' life Down Under. In their letters they share all the twists and turns of life's rich tapestry in true acerbic and forthright form - swapping family stories and subtle put-downs eith ease and aplomb.Show more
In this selection of four more editions of Just a Minute, Nicholas Parsons once again attempts to keep control over the proceedings, as well as over panellists Paul Merton, Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Liza Tarbuck, Charles Collingwood, Clement Freud, Linda Smith, Tony Hawks, Chris Neill, Graham Norton, Dara O'Briain and Greg Proops. As the players attempt to speak for sixty seconds without repetition, deviation or hesitation, the subjects covered range from My Favourite Pudding and Curiosities, to Fake Tans and The Best Dressed Member of the Panel. Eloquence, wit, imagination and a sharp ear are the qualities required for the game, and the hilarious results are here for all to enjoy.Show more
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