BW – EP65: Student Loan Debt Stories and Advice

BW – EP65: Student Loan Debt Stories and Advice

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On Breaking Walls Episode 65, we open up a forum to discuss what we can do about the United States' rising student loan debt crisis which has now reached 1.4 TRILLION DOLLARS. This show features: Pratt Institute​ Advisor Mike Farnham​ Xavier High School​ Art Professor Denise Iacovone​ Comedian, podcaster, actress, and recent college graduate Nancy Pop​ Advertising sales account executive Teresa Triolo-Thompson​ They give advice, tell stories, and offer up hope for patience and persistence. Nancy Links: Site - http://www.nancympop.com Fire Signs Present - https://www.facebook.com/FireSignsPresent/?ref=bookmarks Coffee and Anal - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffee-anal/id1234102654?mt=2 WallBreakers Links Social Media - @TheWallBreakers URL - http://thewallbreakers.com Online Store - http://jamesthewallbreaker.com/shop/
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BW – EP63: Are You You? with Artist Shantell Martin

BW – EP63: Are You You? with Artist Shantell Martin

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On Breaking Walls Episode 63, we head to Mana Contemporary Studios in Jersey City, New Jersey for a chat with groundbreaking artist Shantell Martin. Shantell produces large scale murals and installations designed to invoke high vibrations from the audience, and get them asking more questions about life. If you haven’t seen Shantell’s creations and are now hearing this, I’d suggest you definitely go check to ShantellMartin.net. Seeing her work will absolutely give you larger context for who she is and why she approaches life the way she does. Highlights • Why Shantell was a morbid kid The importance of working on your weaknesses Why artists should treat themselves like business people How to get the confidence to put yourself out there How creating on the fly and trusting in one’s…
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BW – EP59: Inside The Maggie Flanigan Acting Studio

BW – EP59: Inside The Maggie Flanigan Acting Studio

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On Breaking Walls Episode 59, we go inside the New York City-based Maggie Flanigan acting studio for an in-depth conversation with studio head and teacher Charlie Sandlan, and an exclusive listen in on Charlie and studio founder Maggie Flanigan teaching the Meisner technique to students. Highlights: • Why having humble confidence is so important • The importance of going all the way when becoming a character • What is the Meisner teaching method? • The history of the studio • The importance of mentorship • Is an artist's life a full life? • Why running from the truth has an expiration date Links: MF Studio site - http://www.maggieflaniganstudio.com MF Studio Address - 153 W 27th St #803, New York, NY 10001 MF Studio Phone Number & Email - (917) 789-1599…
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BW – EP58: Subways Are For Sleeping

BW – EP58: Subways Are For Sleeping

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On Breaking Walls EP58, we continue our Radio Chronicles series with a look at old-time radio plays that took place on, or around, the New York City Subway system. Highlights: • Who was Henry Shelby and how did he survive as a homeless man in New York in the 1950s • June Havoc stars in a tale of murder and intrigue on #Suspense in 1947 • Dinah Shore sings for the troops overseas. • A short profile on the Perry Mason show • A stabbing in #timessquare on #Broadway is My Beat • A subway #ghost! June Havoc on the Dinah Shore show in 1979 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwuaH0FOMVo To subscribe on itunes search for Breaking Walls To subscribe on soundcloud follow @TheWallBreakers
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BW – EP57: A History of Coney Island and The American Radio Drama

BW – EP57: A History of Coney Island and The American Radio Drama

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On Breaking Walls Episode 57, we examine the unique connection between radio during its golden age, and Coney Island during the last of its heyday between the 1930s and 1960s. Many of the original radio performers were vaudeville performers before radio began. In New York, while some found work on Broadway, others found their start at Coney Island. Similarly, during the American radio drama’s dying days in the late 1950s, actors and actresses that would go on to achieve great fame in TV and movies honed their skills on radio. We’ll examine some of those careers and listen to sound bites from the Golden Age of radio that took place at Coney Island. Highlights: What famous Star Trek actor got his start on radio in a play that took place…
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