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Turn The Page – Episode 76a

Episode Seventy Six Part One - Author Interview part One - Ann Napolitano Ann Napolitano discussed Dear Edward, her acclaimed book about a young boy who must navigate life after being the sole survivor of a plane crash.


Turn The Page – Episode 76b

Episode Seventy Six Part Two - Author Interview part Two Joseph Finder discusses House on Fire, a novel which sets up a collision course between the opioid crisis and a wealthy family which has made its wealth producing a highly addictive drug.


Turn The Page – Episode 75

Episode Seventy Five - Linda Frank on DNA How much do you really know about DNA? Expert Linda Frank shares some of the history DNA's discovery, what exactly it means when we discuss DNA, and how it has become a key player in some of the most notorious criminal cases to date.


Turn The Page – Episode 74b

Episode Seventy Four part two - Jeff Lindsay Jeff engages us in a fun conversation about his newest book Just Watch Me a series starter with another unforgettable protagonist sure to delight fans of Dexter.


Turn The Page – Episode 74a

Episode Seventy Four part one: Brenda Janowitz Brenda stops by to discuss some buzzworthy books for the new year, her own new book to be released in March, and her contribution the NYT Modern Love column.


Turn The Page – Episode 73

Episode 73: Stoll the Show: Looking for some Broadway Tickets on the cheap? Brian Stoll of "Stoll the Show" has tips and tricks to get you to the stage door! Brian also treats us to some background on the history of the Playbill as well as his personal favorite shows.


Turn The Page – Episode 72

Episode Seventy-One : The benefits of early literacy: How early is too early to read to your child? Drs. Liz Isakson (Docs for Tots) and Perri Klass (Reach out and Read) join us to chat the medical benefits of reading to your baby as early as possible.


Turn The Page – Episode 71

Episode Seventy-One: On the doorstep of local history: Rav Freidel has the history of Syosset on his doorstep! As the current owner of Syosset's "Schenck House", Rav stops by to talk restoration, resting grounds, and the Revolutionary War history right here in our hometown.


Turn The Page – Episode 70

Episode Seventy: Space, the final frontier! Allan Asherman has literally written the book on Star Trek, several in fact! Allan joins us to talk about his experiences as a fan, expert, and as one of the organizers of the very first N.Y.C. area Star Trek convention.


Turn The Page – Episode 69B

Episode Sixty nine - Part 2 Chris Cander chats with us about The Weight of a Piano, A book that connects two women from different generations through a very special piano.


Turn The Page – Episode 69A

Episode Sixty Nine - Part 1 Kitty Zeldis discusses her book Not our Kind, A historical fiction novel about two cultures coming together under the backdrop of post WWII era NYC.


Turn The Page – Episode 68

Episode Sixty Eight - Hey, it's Marc Thompson Thompson, a veteran voice actor talks to us about breaking into his career during a casting call for what became MTV's Daria -- and how his own fandoms brought him to voice Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and then to become the narrator of dozens of Star Wars audio books.


Turn The Page – Episode 67

It's cold outside. What better to do than hunt for great eats around town? The Fantasmic Foodie has made a name for himself reviewing fun and fantastic food spots, and trying some of the most unique dishes that will surprise your taste buds.


Turn The Page – Episode 66

Episode Sixty Six: The Night John Lennon Died with Saundra Shohen Shohen reveals myriad behind-the-scenes dramas she experienced as Administrator of the Roosevelt Hospital Emergency Department in New York City, as well as the infamous night John Lennon died -- which led her to write her crime drama novel, The Night John Lennon Died...so did John Doe.


Turn The Page – Episode 65

Episode Sixty-Five: Syosset Stories with Kathleen Kim: Kim, a SHS class of '97 alum talks about how community and connection, along with her love of puppetry brought her to work on Sesame Street, the upcoming Mr. Rogers film (yes, the one with Tom Hanks), and even to the stage of Saturday Night Live! A perfect Thanksgiving treat for anyone who has ever wondered where life will take you, this episode is an extra helping of joy.


Turn The Page – Episode 64

Episode Sixty Four: Atlas Obscura and the Weird and Wonderful World Thirsty for adventure? Let Ella Morton of Atlas Obscura plan your next vacation! A.O. became an internet sensation for collecting stories of strange and remote destinations around the world -- and since have published books on their findings. Morton will talk about some favorite remote destinations as well as some unique spots that are a stones throw from Syosset New York.


Turn The Page – Episode 63

Episode 63: "Something True and Beautiful" - Daniel Lisi of Not a Cult Media : Lisi, an independent book publisher talks with us about the physical book as an art form, the advent of small house publishing, companies and how raising up fresh voices can build a better world through literature.


Turn The Page – Episode 62

Episode Sixty Two - PUT IT IN THE BOOKS with Howie Rose Legendary sports broadcaster Howie Rose chats with us about some of his favorite moments in sports and how various trends in sports fandom have changed the way people watch their games.


Turn The Page – Episode 61

Episode Sixty One - Trick or Treat with Dante Basco When young Filipino actor Dante Basco was cast as Rufio, the leader of the Lost Boys in Hook , it marked the first time many Asian movie goers felt represented in the media. From his debut at age 15 to his casting as the voice of Prince Zuko in the hit animated series, Avatar the Last Airbender, Basco discusses growing up in Hollywood, getting shushed in his childhood library, meeting Mark Hamill and so much more.


Turn The Page – Episode 60

Episode Sixty: Syosset Stories with Adam Pascal From Syosset High School and beyond his Tony nominated role as Roger in the original cast of Rent. Adam Pascal is one of Syosset's most notable alumni. Adam sat down to talk with us about Broadway, film and (of course) the On Parade Diner!