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BW – EP52: Speaking of Radio With OTR Guru and Radio HOFer Chuck Schaden

BW – EP52: Speaking of Radio With OTR Guru and Radio HOFer Chuck Schaden

Breaking Walls
In Breaking Walls Episode 52 we present a chat with Radio Hall of Fame member Chuck Schaden about his life and career. Chuck was on the air on Chicago radio between 1970-2009 The Radio Hall of Fame lists him as the man who’s done more to preserve and grow the Golden Age of Radio than anyone in America. His earliest radio memory was listening to The Shadow on the afternoon of Sunday, December 7, 1941 when the broadcast was interrupted with news of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.   Highlights • How Chuck got on the air in 1970 • His conversations through the years with Golden Age of Radio stars like Jack Benny, Howard Duff, Arch Oboler, and Alan Reed. • Chuck’s opinion on why the American radio drama…
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BW – EP51: An Evening At Brooklyn Boulders With Noumenal Space

BW – EP51: An Evening At Brooklyn Boulders With Noumenal Space

Breaking Walls, Interviews
In episode 51 of Breaking Walls, we attend the debut gallery event for Brooklyn-based art collective Noumenal Space. InARTguration took place on 1.19.2017, the evening before President Donald Trump's inauguration at a Brooklyn Boulders location in Long Island City, Queens, New York.   This event was designed to help spread awareness and unity within the art community during a very socially uncertain time. Proceeds from the event were donated to charities like Planned Parenthood and The Bronx Defenders.   You'll hear from founders Caitlin-Marie Miner, Andy Ongulous, as well as Brooklyn Boulders' head of marketing Joe Aaron Caravaglia, illustrator Jenna Stempel, and architects Franklin Rojas and Anner Recinos.     LINKS Jenna Stempel’s work for Harper Collins and others can be viewed at www.jennastempel.com Anner can be followed on IG @anner.r.more…
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BW – EP50: We The People—A Message for Unity in Honor of Dr. King and Norman Corwin

BW – EP50: We The People—A Message for Unity in Honor of Dr. King and Norman Corwin

Breaking Walls, Interviews
In episode 50 of Breaking Walls, we pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Norman Corwin with an uplifting audio piece in honor of our rights and duties as citizens of the United States of America. Among the cast are: Neil Armstrong Lucille Ball Lionel Barrymore Charles Calvart Kieran Culkin Ted De Corsia Alice Frost Wendell Holmes Dr. Martin. Luther King Jr. Howard McNear Jack Moyles President Barack Obama Santos Ortega Vincent Price President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Howie Rose James Stewart and Orson Welles Music by: Charles Bradley César Franck Cheap Trick Michael Hanna Bernard Herrmann Julia Ward Howe Modest Mussorgsky and William Steffe   To subscribe to these podcasts on iTunes, Search for Breaking Walls. The WallBreakers are on all social media outlets @TheWallBreakers. The WallBreakers can…
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BW – EP49: An Audio History of New Year’s Eve on Radio

BW – EP49: An Audio History of New Year’s Eve on Radio

Breaking Walls, Interviews
In Breaking Walls Episode 49, in honor of the last day of 2016, we present to you an up close look at how New Year’s Eve was handled on radio during what’s come to be known as the Golden Age of Radio, between the early 1930s and 1962.   Highlights Include: • A profile on Jack Benny, the most famous comedian of the 1st half of the 20th century • Do you remember Madge the Manicurist? New York radio veteran Jan Miner speaks about breaking into radio • Escape and Suspense: Thrillers with a New Year's twist • A decidedly lighter portrayal than usual of Wild Bill Hickok • The Rose Bowl • The decline of radio • Where we can go from here   thewallbreakers.com thewallbreakers.pixieset.com www.instagram.com/thewallbreakers/ Subscribe to…
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Stopping Time: New York in One-Point Perspective

Stopping Time: New York in One-Point Perspective

Op-ed
Thanks to today's smartphone technology, most of us have a camera on our person at all times. The iPhone 7 shoots a maximum pixel depth in RAW of 3024 x 4032, or 10" x 13.5" at 300DPI. The camera has a 12MP rear-facing cameras with an aperture of ƒ/1.8. That's phenomenal quality for a phone. I'm also very excited about the new Light L16 camera coming out sometime next spring. It's set to revolutionize smaller cameras. The iPhone7 Plus contains a camera with duel 12MP rear-facing camera lenses. This Light L16 Camera uses a sixteen rear facing lens system to shoot photos at the same time, then computationally fuses them into a 52MP DSLR-quality image. It's quality unlike anything we've seen before in such a small camera. I can't wait to try it out!   The…
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