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Season 2 Opener featuring musical guest Kelly McFarling

10/3/2018
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Kelly McFarling sings “Again”. Nigel Louis Stevenson reads first three stanzas of poem “Toxicology Forum” from his Oxford series. Douglas credits Al Krautter’s The 12 Steps to Natural Gardening and NutraSelf for inspiration. Mr. Ross reads Act 1, Scene 1 of his audio-play, The Keeper’s House. Kelly McFarling sings “Lost Boy”. (Both songs off of … Continue reading Season 2 Opener featuring musical guest Kelly McFarling →

Duration:00:28:59

Teaser for Season 2 of BookSmart with Douglas Daye

8/16/2018
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Mr. Ross on “Dispatches from New York” on celticaradio.com. Douglas calls in. Mr. Ross plans to write and record a screenplay based on John Jervis, Chief Engineer of The Croton Aqueduct, completed in 1842. Nigel Louis Stevenson reads “Doomsday” another poem from his Oxford series, written in 2003. Special thanks go out to Mr. Bill … Continue reading Teaser for Season 2 of BookSmart with Douglas Daye →

Duration:00:08:13

Final Episode of Season 1; Nigel’s poem, Climbing Trees, Chapter 30 of HARD WATER

5/4/2018
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Nigel reads “Preliminary Journey, Part VII: The Commending of the Degrees”. Climbing Trees sings “Graves”. Mr. Ross reads Ch. 30 and Epilogue of HARD WATER. Climbing Trees sings “Setting Sun”. Douglas notes Mr. Ross may be back for Season 2 in September reading his novel Spread Thy Love, or, The Dogwalker. Peace, Douglas Daye

Duration:00:35:09

Nigel’s poem, Steve Forbert, Chapter 29 of HARD WATER, John Spillane of Nomos

4/18/2018
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Nigel reads “Preliminary Journey, Part VI; The Return”, Steve Forbert sings “Rolling Home to Someone You Love”, Mr. Ross reads Chapter 29 of HARD WATER, John Spillane of Nomos sings “I Won’t Be Afraid Anymore”.

Duration:00:30:15

Nigel’s poetry, Emily Firing, Chapter 28 of HARD WATER, Luna

4/3/2018
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Nigel reads Part 4 and 5 of “Preliminary Journey”; Emily Firing sings “Machine”; Mr. Ross reads Chapter 28 of HARD WATER; Luna plays the instrumental song, “Around and Around”.

Duration:00:36:51

Nigel’s poems, Jenn Grant, Chapter 27 of HARD WATER, Kyle Morton

3/19/2018
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Nigel reads Part 2 and 3 of Preliminary Journey, Jenn Grant sings “Lion With Me”, Mr. Ross reads ch. 27 of HARD WATER, Kyle Morton of Typhoon sings “What Will Save You”. (Al Krautter’s 12 Steps to Natural Gardening) BookSmart T-shirts on Shopify

Duration:00:29:27

Nigel’s poem, Wake Owl, Ch. 26 of HARD WATER, Chris Staples

3/7/2018
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Douglas reminds us of BookSmart T-shirts, Al Krautter’s 12 Steps to Natural Gardening, Nigel reads “Preliminary Journey; The Low Countries” from his Oxford series, Wake Owl sings “To Be Used”, Mr. Ross reads Ch. 26 of HARD WATER, Chris Staples sings “Full Color Dream”.

Duration:00:31:33

BookSmart T-shirts, Nigel’s poem, Ardency, Ch. 25 of HARD WATER, David Ramirez

2/27/2018
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Douglas proffers Shopify address for to get BookSmart T-shirts; Nigel reads his poem, “Oxford, Summer, 2003; Ardency sings “I Saw The End”, Mr. Ross reads ch. 25 of HARD WATER; David Ramirez sings “I’m Not Going Anywhere”.

Duration:00:30:32

Nigel’s poem, Partner, Chapter 24 of HARD WATER, Del Water Gap Band

2/6/2018
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Nigel presents T-shirt scheme on Shopify; Nigel reads “Methusala” from his Philadelphia Series; Partner sings “Creature in the Sun”; Mr. Ross reads Chapter 24 of HARD WATER; Del Water Gap Band sings “Cut the Rope”. And for a BookSmart T-shirt: https://booksmart-with-douglas-daye.myshopify.com

Duration:00:33:09

Nigel’s poem, “Goodpain” by Yoke Lore, Chapter 23, “Wild Mercury” by Vandaveer

1/25/2018
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Nigel reads “I Like It” from his Philadelphia series of poems; Yoke Lore sings “Goodpain”; Mr. Ross reads Chapter 23 from Part III, “It’s Got To Be Sacred” from the novel, HARD WATER; Vandaveer sings “Wild Mercury”. And…get your BookSmart T-shirt at https://booksmart-with-douglas-daye.myshopify.com/

Duration:00:29:25

Nigel’s Poem, A.S. Fanning, Chapter 22 of HARD WATER, Justin Rutledge

1/9/2018
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Nigel Louis Stevenson recites “Some Questions”, a poem from his Philadelphia series; A.S. Fanning sings “Never Been Gone”; Mr. Ross reads Chapter 22 of HARD WATER; Justin Rutledge sings “The Great Ascension”. And…get your BookSmart T-shirt at https://booksmart-with-douglas-daye.myshopify.com/

Duration:00:24:50

Nigel’s poem, music from Ha Ha Tonka and Francis Dunnery, Chapter 21 of HARD WATER

12/19/2017
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Nigel’s poem, “The School of Philadelphia, or, Schooled in Philadelphia”, “Lessons” by Ha Ha Tonka, Ch 21 of HARD WATER, “The Way Things Are” by Francis Dunnery. And…get your BookSmart T-shirt at https://booksmart-with-douglas-daye.myshopify.com/

Duration:00:32:36

Spencer Burton, Jack Hayter, and Ch 20 of HARD WATER

12/12/2017
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Spencer Burton sings “Unmistakable Love”, Jack Hayter sings “A Blind Man’s Fog”, and Mr. Ross reads Chapter 20 of HARD WATER. And…get your BookSmart T-shirt at https://booksmart-with-douglas-daye.myshopify.com/

Duration:00:24:24

Futurebirds, Nigel’s poem, Chapters 18 and 19, The Mick Mahoney Band

11/21/2017
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The Futurebirds perform “Under Your Spell”, a song that was originally written and performed by a band called Desire.Nigel reads “Nora”, the final in his series of “Pigeon Poems”. Mr. Ross reads 18 and 19 of HARD WATER. The Mick Mahoney Band performs “The Innocent and True”. And…get your BookSmart T-shirt at https://booksmart-with-douglas-daye.myshopify.com/

Duration:00:27:07

Nigel’s Pigeon poem, Chapter 17 of HARD WATER, “July Rain” by Ten Fe

11/17/2017
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Douglas ponders the phrase, “mid-Heaven”, Nigel Louis Stevenson recites his poem, “Nora and Xiomara”, Mr. Ross reads Chapter 17 of HARD WATER, and Ten Fe performs “July Rain”. And…get your BookSmart T-shirt at https://booksmart-with-douglas-daye.myshopify.com/

Duration:00:23:56

Nigel’s poem, Chapter 16, “Won’t Look Back” by Geowulf

11/10/2017
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Douglas plans dinner, hears from an old acquaintance, contacts Dr. Frisk. Nigel reads his poem, “Rocket”. Mr. Ross reads Chapter 16 of HARD WATER. Geowulf performs “Won’t Look Back”. And…get your BookSmart T-shirt at https://booksmart-with-douglas-daye.myshopify.com/

Duration:00:20:26

72nd Street crooner, Mr. Ross reads 14 and 15, The Mick Mahoney Band

11/3/2017
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“Unforgettable” by the 72nd Street crooner; Mr. Ross reads Chapters 14 amd 15 of HARD WATER; “Looking for Somebody” by The Mick Mahoney Band. And…get your BookSmart T-shirt at https://booksmart-with-douglas-daye.myshopify.com/

Duration:00:23:47

Nigel reads Chapter 13 of HARD WATER

10/27/2017
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In Mr. Ross’ absence, Douglas Daye hands over the reading of Chapter 13, from Part II of Alabaster Dreams, of the novel, HARD WATER, to his sound man, Mr. Nigel Louis Stevenson. Soundtrack provided by the Benny Goodman orchestra. And…get your BookSmart T-shirt at https://booksmart-with-douglas-daye.myshopify.com/

Duration:00:11:11

Nigel’s poem, recap of Part 1, Chapter 12, “Amber”

10/17/2017
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Douglas plans dinner at The Bryn Du, Nigel reads “When We Get Our Place In The Country”, Douglas explains how fertilizer/chemical companies have bamboozled us, Al Krautter’s 12 Steps to Natural Gardening, Ross reads Chapter 12, the first chapter of Part 2; “Alabaster Dreams”, and “Amber” by Climbing Trees. And…get your BookSmart T-shirt at https://booksmart-with-douglas-daye.myshopify.com/

Duration:00:26:41

Chapter 11 of HARD WATER, “Ahab” by Climbing Trees

10/10/2017
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Douglas interviews Mr. Ross, who then reads Chapter 11 of HARD WATER on location in north eastern Pennsylvania; the song “Ahab” by the Welsh band, Climbing Trees, finishes off Part 1, “Blooms and Blessings”. And…get your BookSmart T-shirt at https://booksmart-with-douglas-daye.myshopify.com/

Duration:00:17:20