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In this podcast we interview scientists, writers, business leaders, directors & producers, musicians and more. Take your next break with us to get inspired, geek out, or learn something new.

In this podcast we interview scientists, writers, business leaders, directors & producers, musicians and more. Take your next break with us to get inspired, geek out, or learn something new.

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United States

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In this podcast we interview scientists, writers, business leaders, directors & producers, musicians and more. Take your next break with us to get inspired, geek out, or learn something new.

Language:

English

Contact:

3174913419


Episodes

End of Season Three (Recap)

11/25/2020
I’m taking the holidays off but we’ve added another 50 episodes this year, so there are plenty of amazing guests to keep you going during this break. This past year our musical guests included Air Supply, The Go-Go’s, The B-52’s, The Motels and many more. Our space topics included Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise, SpaceX... The post End of Season Three (Recap) appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:01:23

149. Planetary Scientist Alan Stern talks Virgin Galactic, New Horizons & Pluto

11/24/2020
Planetary scientist Dr. Alan Stern has been chosen to be the first to conduct NASA-funded science experiments while flying aboard a commercial spacecraft. In this interview Dr. Stern discusses the experiments he will perform aboard Virgin Galactic’s “SpaceShipTwo” on a suborbital mission from the Spaceport America launch site in New Mexico. He also discusses software... The post 149. Planetary Scientist Alan Stern talks Virgin Galactic, New Horizons & Pluto appeared first on Your Online...

Duration:00:16:01

148. OSIRIS-REx Asteroid “Smash & Grab” – Mission Update

11/17/2020
Interview with OSIRIS-REx Project Scientist Dr. Jason P. Dworkin On October 20th, 2020, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft made history as it collected samples from asteroid Bennu, which are expected to return to Earth in 2023. For this episode I’m pleased to introduce Dr. Jason Dworkin, the project scientist for OSIRIS-REx, for an update and more details... The post 148. OSIRIS-REx Asteroid “Smash & Grab” – Mission Update appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:13:04

147. Water Discovered on the Sunlit Surface of the Moon – Lunar Geologist Sarah Noble

10/29/2020
Water on the Moon – Sunny side up! NASA’s aircraft SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) has confirmed for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. Previously NASA had discovered evidence for water in shadows of craters, but this new discovery has incredible implications for possible use of this water as... The post 147. Water Discovered on the Sunlit Surface of the Moon – Lunar Geologist Sarah Noble appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:10:57

146. CREATED EQUAL: Clarence Thomas in his own words, featuring filmmaker Michael Pack

10/27/2020
CREATED EQUAL is a new two-hour documentary film about the life of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. With unprecedented access, producers interview Justice Thomas and his wife Virginia, letting Justice Thomas tell his entire life’s story, taking viewers through his complex and often painful life, dealing with race, faith, power, and personal resilience. Producer/Director Michael... The post 146. CREATED EQUAL: Clarence Thomas in his own words, featuring filmmaker Michael Pack appeared...

Duration:00:13:47

145. Interview with 11-year-old Guitar Prodigy TAJ FARRANT!

10/13/2020
Taj Farrant is an amazing 11-year-old guitarist from Long Jetty, Australia. Taj has appeared on ELLEN and performed around the world with Carlos Santana, KISS and orianthi. He just released his debut single “Just Can't Sleep”. In this interview Taj talks about his passion for guitar and plays an acoustic version of his latest single.... The post 145. Interview with 11-year-old Guitar Prodigy TAJ FARRANT! appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:08:40

144. SpaceX Crew-1: Interview with Commander Mike Hopkins

10/6/2020
In this interview, recorded via phone on September 29, 2020, I speak with Commander Mike Hopkins about this mission, his training and the challenges (and thrills) of commanding the SpaceX Crew-1 mission, currently scheduled to launch in mid-November 2020. BONUS: Mini-Interview with Felix Schlang of What About It!? Felix joins me briefly to share how... The post 144. SpaceX Crew-1: Interview with Commander Mike Hopkins appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:20:40

143. FEE WAYBILL RIDES AGAIN (The Tubes)

9/29/2020
Interview with Fee Waybill! Since 1972 Fee Waybill has been the lead singer of the legendary rock band THE TUBES, and a driving force behind the classic rock hits “She’s a Beauty” and “Talk to Ya Later”. Fee recently released a brand new solo album called “Fee Waybill Rides Again”. The album was produced and... The post 143. FEE WAYBILL RIDES AGAIN (The Tubes) appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:14:51

142. JESSE COLIN YOUNG: “Get Together”, “Dreamers” & Coffee!

9/22/2020
Jesse Colin Young recently collaborated with the legendary Steve Miller on a new version “Get Together” in celebration of the song’s 50th Anniversary of The Youngbloods’ version hitting #1 on the Billboard charts. Jesse joins us today to discuss his incredible career, as well as his recent solo album “Dreamers”. About Jesse Colin Young A... The post 142. JESSE COLIN YOUNG: “Get Together”, “Dreamers” & Coffee! appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:14:02

141. CINDY BLACKMAN SANTANA: “Give the Drummer Some”

9/15/2020
Interview with Cindy Blackman Santana about her new album “Give the Drummer Some” Cindy Blackman Santana is a virtuoso drummer whose artistry spans the realms of jazz and rock. As a bandleader and as a musician, Cindy is a sound innovator with a passion for pushing creative boundaries and exploring movement and change. On September... The post 141. CINDY BLACKMAN SANTANA: “Give the Drummer Some” appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:21:30

140. ‘Young Sheldon’ mom ZOE PERRY & Everyday Miracles

9/8/2020
Interview with Young Sheldon's mom Zoe Perry! Zoe Perry is best known for portraying Mary Cooper in Young Sheldon, one of the most watched comedies on network television. Previously, Zoe had recurring roles in the television series “Scandal” and “The Family,” and guest starred in “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “Law & Order: Criminal Intent.” Zoe was... The post 140. ‘Young Sheldon’ mom ZOE PERRY & Everyday Miracles appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:12:04

139. Gospel Artist CHRIS BENDER is “Glad In It”

9/1/2020
Interview with Gospel Artist Chris Bender Chris Bender is a top 25 Billboard Gospel artist from Massachusetts. Chris won the “Artist of the Year” Angelic Award in 2014 and “Best New Single” Eddy Award in 2019 for his first single, “More of You”. His recent single, “The Blood Song” debuted at #22 on the Billboard... The post 139. Gospel Artist CHRIS BENDER is “Glad In It” appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:16:06

138. THE B-52’S – Kate Pierson – the World’s Greatest Party Band!

8/25/2020
Interview with Kate Pierson of The B-52's! The B-52’s are the world’s greatest party band, with amazing chart-topics hits including “Love Shack” and “Roam” plus groundbreaking songs like “Rock Lobster” and “Private Idaho”. Band member Kate Pierson has been there since the band formed in Athens, Georgia in 1976. Kate joins us today to talk... The post 138. THE B-52’S – Kate Pierson – the World’s Greatest Party Band! appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:15:15

137. Jake Shimabukuro – Rockin’ the Ukulele

8/18/2020
Jake Shimabukuro first stunned the world nearly 15 years ago with his amazing ukulele rendition of George Harrison’s ballad “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”, recorded while he sat at Central Park and now has nearly 17 million views on YouTube. Jake is an incredible music artist; in fact Guitar Player magazine called him “the Jimi... The post 137. Jake Shimabukuro – Rockin’ the Ukulele appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:16:11

136. ESA – Solar Orbiter, ExoMars & more

8/11/2020
 We continue our series with countries around the world in this episode as we feature the European Space Agency (ESA). Joining us for this interview is Günther Hasinger, the director of science for ESA. Günther was born in Germany and earned his PhD in astronomy, later becoming a professor, researcher and author. He is... The post 136. ESA – Solar Orbiter, ExoMars & more appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:20:15

135. THE GO-GO’S – Jane Wiedlin talks Club Zero, punk rock, Star Trek & Showtime documentary

7/31/2020
Interview with Jane Wiedlin about the Go-Go's New Song Club Zero & Showtime Documentary As the first multi-platinum-selling, all-female band to play their own instruments, write their own songs, and soar to Number 1 on the album charts, the Go-Go’s are the most successful female rock band of all times. Band member Jane Wiedlin has... The post 135. THE GO-GO’S – Jane Wiedlin talks Club Zero, punk rock, Star Trek & Showtime documentary appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:16:53

134. HANNAH BAIARDI – Jazz/Soul crossover composer & musician

7/28/2020
Hannah Baiardi advocates for youth in her new single, “What will our children say?” In this episode we interview Hannah Baiardi, a jazz/soul crossover composer and musician. She first discovered her talent for piano and songwriting at when she was just three-years-old! Hannah later studied jazz in college, releasing her first EP in 2018. Most... The post 134. HANNAH BAIARDI – Jazz/Soul crossover composer & musician appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:14:53

133. JAXA – Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency with astronaut Dr. Koichi Wakata

7/21/2020
We continue our series with countries around the world in this episode as we feature JAXA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. Joining us to discuss JAXA is astronaut Dr. Koichi Wakata. Dr. Wakata has accumulated 347 days in space spanning four missions, setting a record in Japanese human space flight history for the longest stay... The post 133. JAXA – Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency with astronaut Dr. Koichi Wakata appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:14:29

132. Ricky Nye – Blues, Boogie Woogie & New Orleans Piano!

7/14/2020
In today's episode we interview Ricky Nye. Ricky was born in Cincinnati and was bitten by the music bug at the age of five. Ricky began his performing career at age twelve with his family’s band, and his musical journeys on piano, organ & accordion have taken him through jazz (with internationally acclaimed guitarist Wilbert... The post 132. Ricky Nye – Blues, Boogie Woogie & New Orleans Piano! appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:14:56

131. Emirates Mars Mission – Hope Probe to study Martian atmosphere

7/7/2020
The United Arab Emirates are just a few days away (July 15, 2020) from launching the Hope Probe to Mars. The Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) – Hope Probe will be the first probe to provide a complete picture of the Martian atmosphere and its layers when it reaches the red planet’s orbit in February 2021.... The post 131. Emirates Mars Mission – Hope Probe to study Martian atmosphere appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

Duration:00:33:29