The Future And You
Ideas and opinion about the future based on verifiable facts of today.
 

 

Tony V. Baughman (journalist, DJ, comedian and actor) is today's featured guest.

Topics: surprises he witnessed as a journalist riding on the John Edwards campaign bus; how politicians are now actors first and politicians second; why not being an actor may have contributed to John McCain losing the last presidential election; the danger that future organizations may hoard information; our civilization's vulnerability to its computerized distribution system; how acting a theatrical role alters a person dramatically but at a subconscious level; and one last mention of the cultural significance of events such as Bonnaroo.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the July 28, 2010 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 39 minutes] This interview was recorded at the WKSX studios on July 10, 2010, in Johnston, South Carolina.

Tony V. Baughman has won awards for his journalism and for his stand-up comedy. Formerly a staff reporter for a daily newspaper, today he is Program Director and Afternoon DJ on 92.7 WKSX FM  in the Aiken/Augusta market. As an actor he has performed in various regional and community theater productions, and was an extra in Disney's 1997 remake of the movie That Darn Cat and the 2007 movie Who's Your Caddy? As a stand-up comedian he won the 2007 Battle of the Comedians in Augusta, Ga., sponsored by The Imperial Theatre, and has opened for Jimmy Brogan and Mark Schiff.

 

Direct download: TFAY_2010_7_28.mp3
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Tony V. Baughman (journalist, DJ, comedian and actor) is today's featured guest.

Topics: why most kids today don't even own a radio, and yet how it is that many of them love The Beatles; the value of the annual Bonnaroo Music Festival and why some consider it the modern day equivalent of Woodstock; how theater can be considered performance therapy; the lure of acting as a career as opposed to the safety of not striving for its lofty heights; and references to the Spencer Tracy movie Inherit the Wind, and the Meryl Streep movie Doubt.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the July 21, 2010 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 34 minutes] This interview was recorded at the WKSX studios on July 10, 2010, in Johnston, South Carolina.

Tony V. Baughman has won awards for his journalism and for his stand-up comedy. Formerly a staff reporter for a daily newspaper, today he is Program Director and Afternoon DJ on 92.7 WKSX FM  in the Aiken/Augusta market. As an actor he has performed in various regional and community theater productions, and was an extra in Disney's 1997 remake of the movie That Darn Cat and the 2007 movie Who's Your Caddy? As a stand-up comedian he won the 2007 Battle of the Comedians in Augusta, Ga., sponsored by The Imperial Theatre, and has opened for Jimmy Brogan and Mark Schiff.

Direct download: TFAY_2010_7_21.mp3
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Tony V. Baughman (journalist, DJ, actor, comedian and program director at WKSX-FM) is today's featured guest.

Topics: a behind the scenes look at the trends effecting newspapers and radio stations; how newspapers and radio stations are responding to the Internet stealing their listeners and readers; the one powerful advantage that all local newspapers and radio stations have over their national and Internet-based competition; and how radio stations are automated to sound like it's a live show when it's not.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the July 14, 2010 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 38 minutes] This interview was recorded at the WKSX studios on July 10, 2010, in Johnston, South Carolina.

Tony V. Baughman has won awards for his journalism and for his stand-up comedy. Formerly a staff reporter for a daily newspaper, today he is Program Director and Afternoon DJ on 92.7 WKSX FM  in the Aiken/Augusta market. As an actor he has performed in various regional and community theater productions, and was an extra in Disney's 1997 remake of the movie That Darn Cat and the 2007 movie Who's Your Caddy? As a stand-up comedian he won the 2007 Battle of the Comedians in Augusta, Ga., sponsored by The Imperial Theatre, and has opened for Jimmy Brogan and Mark Schiff.

Direct download: TFAY_2010_7_14.mp3
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Robert V. Aldrich (author and public speaker) is today's featured guest.

Topics: we are in a wonderful boom-time for books, comics and movies, making this a great time to be a fan; and yet how the fans of anime are killing their beloved industry. He also gives commentary on Cowboy Bebop, Studio Ghibli, Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, the new Sherlock Holmes and Star Trek movies; and he talks about  bit torrent and other methods of illegal downloading.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the July 7, 2010 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 32 minutes] This interview was recorded in Charlotte NC, on June 5, 2010 at the science fiction and fantasy convention ConCarolinas.

Robert V. Aldrich is the author of the anime-style novels Crossworld and Queendom. He is a popular speaker at SF&F conventions where he shares his special depth of knowledge in areas of popular culture including anime, manga, science fiction and fantasy.

Direct download: TFAY_2010_7_7.mp3
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