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The Haunting World of Bram Stoker on a BMW Motorcycle

2/13/2016
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When you hear the word “Transylvania,” what do you think about? Do you envision creaking doors, helpless maidens, howling wolves and flapping bats, caped noblemen with vicious fangs, thunder and lightning booming down on a desolate castle? Do you envision werewolves? Vampires? Bram Stoker? Dracula? Bela Lugois? Vlad the Impaler? The real Transylvania is a daylight fantasy filled with high altitude roads, lost-in-time villages and sun-drenched plains dotted with ancient churches and castle...

Duration:00:38:00

Kevin Lear and Motorbike Adventures of Britain

1/23/2016
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MotorBike Adventures Of Britain is a FREE digital, interactive motorbike touring guide created by two-wheel adventurer and entrepreneur Kevin Lear. Complete with video and audio, MotorBike Adventures Of Britain brings you suggestions of where to ride, tour, go, stay, discover and explore. MotorBike Adventures Of Britain takes you further than any other FREE digital motorbike touring guide for adventures in Britain with its stunning coastlines, mountains, valleys, lakes and views to take your...

Duration:00:39:00

Motorcycle guide Eytan Magen and Boomer Consumer author Matt Thornhill

1/9/2016
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After a career spanning 16 years in various executive roles, Eytan Magen decided to pursue his passion for motorcycle touring and set up TAMAR, the first Israel-based guided motorcycle tour company running unique, professionally-guided two-wheel adventures in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Check out the TAMAR website Matt Thornhill is considered the nation’s top authority on marketing to today’s Boomer Consumer. His opinions are sought by major corporations and major media including...

Duration:00:54:00

Outrageously Talented Transmedia Artist and Performer Phoebe Legere

1/2/2016
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The New York Times raved: “Legere plays the piano with enormous authority in a style that encompasses Chopin, blues, ragtime, bebop and beyond." Legere has recorded for Mercury Records in England and Epic, Island, Rizzoli, Funtone, ESP Disk and Einstein records in the United States and has appeared on NPR, CBS Sunday Morning, PBS’s City Arts, Soundcheck and Charlie Rose. Check out Phoebe’s website and follow her on Twitter and Facebook We'll also be talking with Richard Henry, owner of...

Duration:00:39:00

Author and Biker Marc Teatum

12/19/2015
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Marc Teatum is an author of contemporary motorcycle fiction. In 2011, Marc co-authored his first novel, One Light Coming with Edward Winterhalder. He’s just released his latest novel with Ed, The Blue & Silver Shark, Book 5 in A Biker Story series available through Amazon, Barnes&Noble as well as retail outlets and as eBooks. An avid motorcycle enthusiast for more than twenty-five years, Marc is active in motorcycle rights organizations in the Boston area, having served on the Board of...

Duration:00:51:00

Broadway and TV star Brooke Moriber to Rock NYC

12/6/2015
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Broadway Star and singer-songwriter Brooke Moriber makes her triumphant return to the New York City stage this month after two successful West Coast performances. This native New Yorker has played the role of Young Cosette in Broadway’s “Les Miserables” and has seven Broadway shows to her credit with roles opposite such stars as Lili Taylor and Kristen Johnston. She’s also worked with legendary director Harold Prince. And, to add to her outstanding talents, Brooke has a burgeoning recording...

Duration:00:38:00

From Banking to Coffee Beans: Profile on Stefanie Kasselakis Kyles

11/21/2015
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The story of Vassilaros & Sons is about an institution that’s served all five boroughs with high-quality, hand-blended coffees, for nearly a century. 5 million cups a day of Vassilaros' coffee fuels New Yorkers with the spirit that they need to build today and tomorrow, each and every day. Symbol of the strength and values of the Vassilaros family is Stefanie Kasselakis Kyles who traded her high heels as a very successful investment banker to run the family business. Also on the show: Dorie...

Duration:00:53:00

World-Renowned Comedian Alonzo Bodden

10/11/2015
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Alonzo Bodden has entertained audiences in every sector of entertainment, including television (grand prize winner and judge on Last Comic Standing, "Who's Paying Attention" on Showtime, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Comedy Central Presents), movies ("Scary Movie 4," "National Lampoon's Totally Baked: A Potumentary," "The Girl Next Door"), radio (panelist on NPR's "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me") and he's an avid motorcyclist! The Makris Diner is a classic one...

Duration:00:46:00

In Tribute to Jackie Collins (Oct 4 1937 to Sep 19 2015)

9/20/2015
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In honor of and tribute to iconic author Jackie Collins, here are excerpts from my interview with her in October 2011. At that time Jackie had surpassed selling 400 millions books and was just releasing her 28th book, Goddess of Vengeance. Thank you, Jackie, for your incredible legacy. Check out the Postcards from the Highway of Life Facebook Postcards page and read the foreword and first chapter of Garrison’s new book, Postcards from the Highway of Life free on issuu.com The foreword is...

Duration:00:21:00

Pink-haired motorcyclist Safia Miletus aka Vagabondesss finds home on the road

9/19/2015
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Safia Miletus (aka Vagabondesss) is a captivating cross between actress Rooney Mara’s haunting portrayal of motorcycle riding Lisbeth Salander in Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and actress Natalie Portman’s pink-haired portrayal of Alice Ayres in the film, Closer. Safia Miletus is a free-thinking, adventure-seeking daughter of a Syrian father and a part-Canadian/part Cherokee mother who rides off into the sunset not knowing where home is going to be that night but knows that her life on her...

Duration:00:39:00

Actor and Motorcycle Builder Dan Grizzly Adams Haggerty

9/5/2015
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Refill your favorite cup of coffee and enjoy Garrison’s conversation with actor Dan Haggerty, best known as Grizzly Adams in the title role of the 1974 Sunn Classic Pictures feature, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams. From this feature film evolved the NBC television series which ran from 1977 to 1978. Haggerty, a former animal trainer, stunt expert and animal handler directed white tigers, wolverines, eagles and wild boar and was a celebrity motorcycle builder before the craft was...

Duration:00:52:00

Road Trip!

8/29/2015
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Garrison talks with Stephanie Miles, Vice President Member Value, Products and Platforms for AARP. Stephanie Miles has been at AARP for more than nine years and leads the Member Value Product and Platforms Team. She is responsible for the relationship between AARP and AARP Services Inc., and for developing new member experiences on the web for several areas including Travel, Work, Hearing, and Auto. Stephanie is also in charge of the AARP Travel Experience, travel.aarp.org, which launched in...

Duration:00:43:00

Business Icon and Author Jay Samit will Disrupt You!

8/22/2015
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Dynamic entrepreneur and intrepreneur Jay Samit has been described by Wired magazine as “having the coolest job in the industry.” He has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for startups, sold companies to Fortune 500 firms, transforms entire industries, revamps government institutions, and for three decades continues to be at the forefront of global trends. And, in his new book, Disrupt You! Kay tells you how to master personal transformation, seize opportunity and thrive in the era of...

Duration:00:43:00

In Search of the Baby Boomer Generation

8/15/2015
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Garrison talks with entrepreneur, columnist and author of In Search of the Baby Boomer Generation Rick Bava about his two-year journey across the United States to talk with baby boomers and uncover the true story of this special generation. Rick’s insightful book looks at where baby boomers have been, their rich history, and the cultural aspects so important to this generation. In Search of the Baby Boomer Generation covers the topics of most importance to Baby Boomers today and the issues...

Duration:00:50:00

Fun Cycle Author & Exec Director of Motorcycle Charity Associates Billy Gordon

8/1/2015
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Billy Gordon, originally from Silver Spring Maryland, is a motorcycle enthusiast, musician, and Executive Director of Motorcycle Charity Associates Inc. (MCA). He has just released a book called, Fun Cycle which focuses on the 75th Anniversary of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, in conjunction with the history, culture, and memoirs from the 50'th Anniversary Sturgis Rally. We'll also take an online road trip to Maxine Milner’s “Mama Max's Diner” in Prescott, Arkansas, home of her world famous...

Duration:01:11:00

Throttle Girl Kelly Quinn Talks About Riding for a Cause

7/25/2015
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Throttle Girl is a long-distance endurance motorcycle rider and challenger, a modern-day adventurer and a motorsports industry spokeswoman. She rides for a cause: to inspire America to rally together in support of charities and nonprofits and to celebrate living life fully. Logging more miles in a month on two wheels than most will log in their lives, Throttle Girl’s mission is simple but powerful: “Grab your internal throttle and don’t let go. Find your power, and use it to make America an...

Duration:00:47:00

Actors Laurene Landon and Mel Novak

2/7/2015
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Beautiful, talented, spunky and at times outrageous actress Laurene Landon often portrays tough, two-fisted no-nonsense action heroines with a winning blend of fiery aplomb and cheerful good humor. She played one of two female wrestlers managed by Peter Falk in Robert Aldrich's uproariously funny comedy "All the Marbles" the hilarious flight attendant in "Airplane II: The Sequel," the rugged warrior woman in "Hundra" and police woman Teresa Mallory in "Maniac Cop." Also today: Mel Novak is...

Duration:00:52:00

Motorcycle Safety Conversation with Vicki Sanfelipo

1/10/2015
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Vicki Sanfelipo, RN/EMTAKA “Spitfire” is the Founder and Executive Director of Accident Scene Management.She is author of “A Crash Course for the Motorcyclist” and “Advanced Bystander Assistance.” and has been riding her own motorcycles since 1987. Vicki is an Iron Butt Association Member, Life Member of ABATE of Wisconsin, HOG and Road Guardians and the AMA. She has presented her programs to hundreds of groups and has been a guest presenter for most of the national motorcycle conferences...

Duration:00:40:00

Chef Brian Duffy Cooking Up Conversation

12/6/2014
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Chef Brian Duffy is most recognized for his starring role on the hit television series Bar Rescue. On the series viewers watch Chef Duffy completely transform failing bars and restaurants into successful neighborhood eateries. Brian has appeared Food Network, and is currently a recurring judge on Beat Bobby Flay; he is also a constant guest on The Today Show for their St. Patrick’s specials and has been featured on the DIY Network, Fine Living Network, and HGTV. Chef Duffy was among the...

Duration:01:11:00

Comedian and Motorcyclist Alonzo Bodden

11/1/2014
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Alonzo Bodden has entertained audiences in every sector of entertainment, including television (grand prize winner and judge on Last Comic Standing, "Who's Paying Attention" on Showtime, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Comedy Central Presents), movies ("Scary Movie 4," "National Lampoon's Totally Baked: A Potumentary," "The Girl Next Door"), radio (panelist on NPR's "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me") and he's an avid motorcyclist! Diner of the Week: The Chelsea Royal...

Duration:00:45:00