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Life's a Rollercoaster Ride! Stories of Inspiration and Change.

Life's a Rollercoaster Ride! Stories of Inspiration and Change.
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Life's a Rollercoaster Ride! Stories of Inspiration and Change.

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7/9/18 9:30am pst - Janeane speaks with David H. Nguyen, Ph.D. - Affiliate Scientist Division of Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging (MBIB) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

7/9/2018
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Dr. Nguyen will discuss the Aliso Canyon gas blowout, his educational science videos, Cancer InCytes Magazine, and much more! TUNE in to KUCI 88.9fm Monday at 9:30am pst - stream www.kuci.org David H. Nguyen, Ph.D. Affiliate Scientist Division of Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging (MBIB) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Principal Investigator David H. Nguyen, Ph.D. will be discussing the following: What motivated you to get involved in the Aliso Canyon gas blowout? What are...

Duration:00:16:30

6/2/18 - Elyssa Friedland, a graduate of Yale University and Columbia Law School, calls in to KUCI studios tomorrow to talk about her latest book, The Intermission From the acclaimed author of Love and Miss Communication comes… THE INTERMISSION

7/2/2018
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Would you walk away from your marriage in order to save it? That is the provocative question at the heart of acclaimed author Elyssa Friedland’s highly anticipated second novel, THE INTERMISSION, an irresistible and incisive portrait of a marriage at a crossroads, told from the perspectives of the husband and wife—each with something to hide. After five long years, the unshakable confidence Cass Coyne felt as a bride is gone. Her husband, Jonathan, on the other hand, is still smitten. It’s...

Duration:00:11:32

7/2/18 9:30am pst - Stephen Francis Jones joined Janeane on KUCI 88.9fm

7/2/2018
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You’ve heard of tiny houses – but tiny restaurants? Well, that’s not too far off one of the many innovative new design concepts from Stephen Francis Jones and his team at SFJones Architects. They’re going against the cliché that “bigger is better” with the beer garden located at the Fields LA (home of the LA Football club), where Jones has repurposed shipping containers to function as affordable and mobile eateries. The same holds true at the Pavilions at Veranda in Concord, CA, where tiny...

Duration:00:14:00

7/2 9am pst - Janeane speaks with Director/Producer Betsy West, who along with Julie Cohen, created the film RBG

7/2/2018
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At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without a definitive Ginsburg biography, the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior's rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans – until now. RBG is a revelatory documentary exploring Ginsburg 's exceptional life and career from Betsy West and Julie Cohen, and...

Duration:00:21:38

Emma Brockes joins Janeane Bernstein to talk about her hilarious memoir!

6/28/2018
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A hilarious and bracingly honest memoir about the life-changing decision to conceive a child on one's own via assisted reproduction When Emma Brockes decides to become pregnant, she quickly realizes that, being single, 37, and in the early stages of a same-sex relationship, she’s going to have to be untraditional about it. AN EXCELLENT CHOICE: Panic and Joy on My Solo Path to Motherhood chronicles Brockes’s journey to single motherhood, from selecting a fertility doctor, through multiple...

Duration:00:18:48

6/25/18 - Today on KUCI 88.9fm - Award-winning author Rebecca Makkai joined Janeane to talk about her latest novel, The Great Believers

6/25/2018
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In her stunning new novel, award-winning author Rebecca Makkai weaves together 1980s Chicago with contemporary Paris, to tell a story of survivors who were forever affected by the AIDS crisis. THE GREAT BELIEVERS is the first novel about the AIDS epidemic in Chicago, and Makkai, a Chicago native, digs deep into the history and heart of how AIDS affected her hometown, and turns her research into a beautifully poignant novel that feels almost too real to be fiction. With themes of...

Duration:00:13:34

6/25/18 - 9:00am pst - Filmmaker and chairman of the Dean’s Arts Council of the UCI Claire Trever School of Arts, Ivan Williams, joinsJaneane live on KUCI 88.9fm!

6/25/2018
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ABOUT IVAN WILLIAMS Ivan Williams is a filmmaker and an executive with a Hollywood story development firm and someone who is also playing a key role in helping UC Irvine move to the next level on across several areas. From the filmmaking front, Ivan has followed up the successful release of M.F.A., with several other key projects. This includes the distribution of the documentary KIM SWIMS, the production of the animated feature THE AARDVARK AND THE ARK, post-production work on documentary...

Duration:00:22:28

6/18/18 8:30am pst - Janeane speaks with Pamela Druckerman about her latest book There are No Grown-Ups: A Midlife Coming-of-Age Story

6/18/2018
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PAMELA DRUCKERMAN Bestselling author and New York Times contributor investigates the modern 40s —marriage, the midlife crisis, owning what you know, and cracking a personal fashion code—in her new book of essays, THERE ARE NO GROWN-UPS: A Midlife Coming-of-Age Story In the same frank and funny voice loved by readers of Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting, bestselling author Pameia Druckerman explores friendships and relationships, careers, and the...

Duration:00:17:00

6/18/18 9:45am pst - bestselling, critically acclaimed author, Ann Hood, (The Knitting Circle) on her new book, SHE LOVES YOU (Yeah, Yeah, Yeah)

6/18/2018
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Bestselling author Ann Hood crafts a funny, heartfelt story of a girl growing up in the heart of Beatlemania. PRAISE FOR SHE LOVES YOU: · "Filled with love, hope and longing, this is a novel for readers of all ages." -- Holly Goldberg Sloan, New York Times bestselling author of Counting By 7s · "This charming coming-of-age story acts as a time capsule, offering contemporary readers a glimpse into life in the 1960s while exploring issues young people face in every generation." -- Publishers...

Duration:00:13:18

6/18/18 9:15am pst Jet Widick , the author and poet behind the popular Gluten Free Sage blog, wellness expert and advocate for Celiac disease

6/18/2018
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WELLNESS EXPERT BRINGS JOY TO POETRY A beautifully illustrated, uplifting collection of poems for adults and children encourages readers of all ages to unplug and appreciate the present. NASHVILLE, TN – Author Jet Widick challenges the generations-old notion that well-written and powerful poetry is poetry saturated with melancholy themes and bleak perspectives in her latest illustrated collection, White Wild Indigo After living with silent Celiac disease for 15 years, Jet’s diagnosis...

Duration:00:14:37

6/18/18 9:00am pst - JUST WHEN YOU GET COMFORTABLE IN YOUR SKIN IT STARTS TO SAGE by Amy Nobile

6/18/2018
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With the voice of a close friend, this clever and witty guide from bestselling duo Trisha Ashworth and Amy Nobile takes women through the new and sometimes challenging midlife phase, with chapters including: - Redefining what beauty means after age 40... and that there is beauty after age 40! - How to care for yourself when you're also caring for growing children and aging parents - Navigating midlife relationships and dating (did someone say dating apps??) - Discovering new career paths...

Duration:00:13:54

6/4 KUCI 88.9fm - Director Adam Sobel joins Janeane to talk about The Workers Cup

6/4/2018
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With the recent news on FIFA’s plan to expand the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, I would like to bring to your attention THE WORKERS CUP, a captivating documentary that provides an inside look at this country’s labor camps where millions of migrant workers are tasked with building the facilities for the biggest sporting event in the world. With unprecedented access, the film follows a team of migrant workers who are laboring to build sport’s grandest stage while competing in a soccer tournament...

Duration:00:16:50

6/4/18 Producer Jennifer Tung called in to KUCI 88.9fm to talk about her film Dirty Bomb, showing at the 2018 Dances with Films film festival

6/4/2018
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DIRTY BOMB, set against the Battle of the Bulge, depicts the true story of how Jewish concentration camp inmates sabotaged the development of Hitler's V2 Bomb at the cost of their lives. Signing his own death wish, a concentration camp prisoner sabotages the construction of the V-2 bomb against the Nazis, while American soldiers struggle to advance against the Germans. The film was produced by Jennifer Tung, Stefan Simon and Brian Kelly Jones. Executive producers include Peymaneh...

Duration:00:19:11

6/4/18 9:15am pst - lead actress Jessica Lee Keller and writer-director Chris Wright call in to KUCI 88.9fm to talk about their romantic short, The Way it Begins. The film screens at the DANCES WITH FILMS FESTIVAL

6/4/2018
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HOLLYWOOD, May 21, 2018 - In the style of such romantic musicals as “La La Land” and “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, writer-director Chris Wright will screen “The Way It Begins” at the 21st Annual Dances With Films at the TCL Chinese Theaters in Hollywood, on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 2:45PM. “The Way It Begins” stars Robert Roldan (So You Think You Can Dance, La La Land) and Jessica Lee Keller (Adjustment Bureau, Now You See Me 2), as two strangers who cross paths on a train, and they end up...

Duration:00:14:12

Matt Letten and Phil Letten, The Vegan Bros, Monday, June 4th 9:00am on KUCI 88.9fm!

6/4/2018
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Think you could never go vegan? Think again. Meet Matt and Phil Letten, also known as The Vegan Bros, the brothers who are making vegan cool (and making eating animals weird). The Vegan Bros have made it their mission to prove that eating vegan doesn’t have to be difficult, restrictive, or joyless. In fact, they like to point out, most people are already 90% vegan without even thinking about it. VODKA IS VEGAN: A Vegan Bros Manifesto for Better Living and Not Being an A**hole is all about...

Duration:00:12:04

5/28/18 9:00am pst - Elizabeth Partridge, author of Boots on the Ground, calls in to the KUCI studios!

5/28/2018
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About Boots on the Ground ★ “Partridge proves once again that nonfiction can be every bit as dramatic as the best fiction.”* America’s war in Vietnam. In over a decade of bitter fighting, it claimed the lives of more than 58,000 American soldiers and beleaguered four US presidents. More than forty years after America left Vietnam in defeat in 1975, the war remains controversial and divisive both in the United States and abroad. The history of this era is complex; the cultural impact...

Duration:00:13:46

5/24/18 - Janeane speaks with Bri Seeley, an Inspirational Woman who supports women around the world to bring their visions to life

5/24/2018
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ABOUT BRI SEELEY Bri Seeley is an Inspirational Woman who supports women around the world to bring their visions to life. Bri is motivated by a deeply-held belief that every woman deserves to live a life that inspires her, and her work reflects this deep remembering of the possibility - nay, inevitability - that our desires hold. Through her signature 6-month training Permission to Leap (plus book + podcast by the same name!) she will guide you through the process of leaping from the day...

Duration:00:21:12

5/23/18 - Marc and Angel Chernoff, Creators of Marc & Angel Hack Life and Authors of GETTING BACK TO HAPPY: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Reality, and Turn Your Trials into Triumphs

5/23/2018
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Empowering advice for overcoming setbacks from the authors of the popular blog Marc & Angel Hack Life Marc and Angel Chernoff know a thing or two about rebuilding after hitting bottom. In 2006, the husband and wife team were struggling personally and professionally. Almost simultaneously, they lost two loved ones (one to suicide, the other to illness) and their primary source of income in the wake of the recession. Suddenly, life as they knew it came to a screeching halt and they were...

Duration:00:15:37

TODAY 5/23/18, Janeane spoke with Director Jon Kean. Jon Kean's film, After Auschwitz, is a "Post-Holocaust" documentary that follows six extraordinary women after their liberation from Nazi concentration camps, capturing what it means to move from traged

5/23/2018
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Directed by Jon Kean Jon Kean's After Auschwitz, is a "Post-Holocaust" documentary that follows six extraordinary women after their liberation from Nazi concentration camps, capturing what it means to move from tragedy and trauma towards life. The film is receiving extremely positive reviews and interest In After Auschwitz, filmmaker Jon Kean examines the question, "What happens after surviving an unspeakable horror?" with six stories of remarkable women who survived the Holocaust and went...

Duration:00:17:13