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Seattle, WA

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We're not saints, we're sisters! This is a show that celebrates passion, not perfection. We have conversations with guests at the family table. Join us.

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English


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The World's Northern Most Winery: Norway's Lerkekasa

9/25/2015
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Known as one of the 11 most extreme vineyards in the world, Lerkekasa shares the same latitude as Siberia, Southern Greenland and Alaska, yet pioneer vintners, Joar Saeetem and Wenche Hvattum, are trying to find grapes that thrive there. Hosts Linda Rez and William Pollard talk about Lerkekasa and share the stories behind Linda's recent visit and wine tasting. Passionate people sharing their love of wine making in abeautiful setting, make sure to visit Lerkekasa when you travel to Norway....

Duration: 00:37:10


Great Wine From Chile

9/18/2015
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Hosts Linda Rez and William Pollard from Wild4Washington Wine feature great wines from Chile on today's Wine Muse as they discuss the earthquake and what it might mean for the wine industry there. William will taste and review the 2008Montes Merlot as well as review their Carmenere and Sauvignon Blanc.

Duration: 00:44:14


Marley's Mutts founder Zach Skow: A "Throw-away Human" Saving "Throw-away D

7/6/2015
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Zach Skow, the founder of Marley's Mutts, was diagnosed with end stage liver disease in July of 2008 due to his excessive drinking. In fact, Zachhad battledalcoholism since his teens. For exercise during his illness, he started walking with his father'srescue dogs, including a Rottweiler–pit bull mix named Marley.The dogs in Zach's lifehelped him survive his illness andtoday he is healthy and sober and repaying the debt, rescuing the hardest to adopt dogs and finding them loving forever...

Duration: 00:43:53


A Fabulous Year On Blog Talk Radio

4/6/2015
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Rez and Andy celebrate a year of Talk About on Blog Talk Radio and welcome callers to join in. Past Shows: Interviews with Rocker George Thorogood, KC & the Sunshine Band, The Village People, Jeff Foxworthy, Ellen Travolta, Paula Poundstone & many more. 2014-15 topics on Gals with Guns, Malaysia Flight 370, Legal Marijuana, the Food Truck movement, wedding planning, sleeping naked, tattoos, and Women's Roller Derby.

Duration: 01:23:43


World Famous Pianist, Michele McLaughlin & Her Top Billboard Album, Undercu

3/18/2015
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Talk About Radio'sMinstrel and Muse host, Linda Rez, has a conversation with world famous Contemporary Pianist, Michele McLaughlin, and plays her latest album, Undercurrent. Michele McLaughlinis a Contemporary Solo Pianist & Composer. She has released fifteen albums, many of which have received multiple nominations and awards, including “Album of the Year”, “Song of the Year” and “Top Picks”. Her newest album, Undercurrent, debuted at #5 on the New Age Billboard Charts. Her original solo...

Duration: 01:00:51


2015 Best Picture Nominees & Oscar Winner Ron Grant Talks Making Awards Fai

2/13/2015
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Join Rez and Andy as they preview and review the Oscar nominated shows for Best Picture with special guest, Oscar and Emmy recipient,Ron Grant. Rez and Andy will also give you their personal choices for BEST MOVIE 2015. (1st half of show Academy Awards, 2nd half of show full interview with Ron Grant). Nominees: American Sniper: Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance): Alejandro G. Inarritu, John Lesher and...

Duration: 01:44:19


2015 Oscar Nominees for Best Picture: from Birdman to American Sniper

2/3/2015
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Join Rez and Andy Monday at 3:00 (February 2); they'll be taking your calls as they preview and review the Oscar nominated shows for Best Picture with special guest, Oscar and Emmy recipient, Ron Grant. Nominees: American Sniper: Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance): Alejandro G. Inarritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole Boyhood: Richard Linklater and Cathleen Sutherland The Grand Budapest Hotel:...

Duration: 02:17:20


Tribute Interview with Pulitzer Poet Claudia Emerson Dead at 57

12/9/2014
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Claudia Emerson, a former mail carrier who turned to writing in middle age and received the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for her book “Late Wife,” an elegiac collection of verses illuminating the complex legacies wrought by divorce and death, died Dec. 4 at a hospital in Richmond. She was 57. Minstrel & Muse host Linda Rez was honored to welcome Pulitzer poet Claudia Emerson to the show before her death. Claudia's book of poems, Late Wife, won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 2006. Her...

Duration: 00:41:40


What's So Great About Pinot Noir: Part 3 Steve Lutz Lenne Estate

11/25/2014
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The Minstrel and Muse WineTour,3rd Thursdays. November's show:New World Pinot Noir: California (Carneros), Oregon, and Chile through the words of winemakers on the episodeWhat's So Great About Pinot Noir? Miles (From Sideways) onPinot Noir:"It's a hard grape to grow...it's thin-skinned, temperamental, ripens early. Only somebody who really takes the time to understand Pinot's potential can then coax it into its fullest expression. Then...its flavors, they're just the most haunting and...

Duration: 00:43:48


2nd Annual Thanksgiving & Holiday Wines & Hard Ciders

11/23/2014
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Wine Muse hosts Linda Rez and William Pollard, from Wild 4 Washington Wine, ring in the holiday season with the 2nd Annual Ideas for the Holidays: Holiday Wines, Sparkling Wines,Champagnes and Hard Ciders.

What's So Great About Pinot Noir?

11/21/2014
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Miles (From Sideways) on why he loves Pinot Noir:"It's a hard grape to grow, as you know. Right? It's uh, it's thin-skinned, temperamental, ripens early. It's, you know, it's not a survivor like Cabernet, which can just grow anywhere and uh, thrive even when it's neglected. No, Pinot needs constant care and attention. You know? And in fact it can only grow in these really specific, little, tucked away corners of the world. And, and only the most patient and nurturing of growers can do it,...

From the Early Days Opening for U2 to Nashville: Michael O'Neill

11/4/2014
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Talk About welcomes singer/songwriter Michael O'Neill to the show to talk about his early days with U2, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and even Kurt Cobain. Michael has a new album out in 2015, I Like It Like That; many of the songs have already been picked up for television and movies. It's an exciting collection of dance songs--Rootsy Rock, Country, and Americana. Join Talk About for a fun conversation and great music.

Tasting Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand

10/17/2014
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Talking AboutNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc:FeaturingSaint Clair Family EstateSRP: $20,Region: Marlboroughhttp://saintclair.co.nz/ We'll be talking with winemaker Hamish Clark live from New Zealand's award-winning Saint Clair Family Estate. Saint Clairis owned by Neal and Judy Ibbotson, viticulture pioneers in Marlborough since 1978. Originally, they supplied grapes to regional wineries; but, a desire to extend the quality achieved in the vineyard all the way through to the finished wine, led...

Duration: 00:59:23


You Say Syrah, I Say Shiraz (& To Spit or Swallow Wine)

9/18/2014
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Syrah, Shiraz, Shiraz, Syrah,let's call the whole thing on! Join The Wine Muse World Tour hosts, Linda & William, for a jaunt to the wineland down-under. They'll be exploring the big red world of Australian Shiraz and tasting a bottle form Hope Estate. The hosts will also welcome winemaker Keith Pilgrim from Terra Blanca Winery and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of spitting vs swallowing, hand-picking vs mechanical picking, and the 100 Best Wines according to Seatle Met. Wine...

Duration: 00:52:04


Jeff Foxworthy: Who Makes Him Laugh & Are All Comediens Troubled?

9/8/2014
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Rez and Andy have a conversation with the greatest "redneck" of them all, comedien Jeff Foxworthy, about his faith, his views on comedy & comediens,family, and what makes him laugh. Jeff has the great honor of having helped more people laugh than anyone on earth as the best selling comedy recording artist of all time. He's garnered multiple Grammy Award nominations for those albums, authored several bestselling books, and starred in several television programs. He's also part of one of the...

Duration: 00:26:14


The Rise, FALL, and Rise of Chardonnay In the Words of the Winemakers

9/4/2014
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Hosts Linda Reznicek and William Pollard, wine writer and reviewer at Wild 4 Washington Wine, explore the up and down trajectory of the world's favorite varietal, Chardonnay, through the words of great Chardonnay winemakers. Why did Chardonnay go out of favor, or did it? What makes a GREAT Chardonnay? Chateau Montelena: They won the the white wine competition at the famous "Judgement of Paris;" their winemakerMatt Crafton will share the philosophy behind their great Chardonnay. Bouchaine...

Duration: 02:30:28


Jeff Foxworthy: A Gentleman and One of the All-Time Great Comediens

8/28/2014
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Rez and Andy have a conversation with the greatest "redneck" of them all, comedien Jeff Foxworthy, about his faith, his views on comedy,family, and what makes him laugh. Jeff has the great honor of having helped more people laugh than anyone on earth as the best selling comedy recording artist of all time. He's garnered multiple Grammy Award nominations for those albums, authored several bestselling books, and starred in several television programs. He's also part of one of the most...

Getting GROOVY with the Next HOT Wine Gruner Veltliner from Austria

8/21/2014
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In August hosts Linda Rez and William Pollard from Wild 4 Washington Wine get "GROOVY" with GRUNER. They head to Austria on The Wine Muse World Tour to taste the Biohof Pratsch Gruner Veltliner. After Austria, the hosts will return to the States for an interview with Washington winemaker and owner of Syncline Wine, James Mantone. Grab a glass of Gruner and join them. Here's a fantastic article about Gruner on Wine Folly.

Duration: 01:02:01


Claudia Emerson Southern Poet & Pulitzer Prize Recipient

8/11/2014
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Minstrel & Muse on Talk About Radio is honored to welcome Pulitzer poet Claudia Emerson to the show. Claudia's book of poems, Late Wife, won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 2006. Her current work, Secure the Shadow, is a personal look at death and our universal need to hold on. Claudia has had a distinguished career and has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Library of Congress and the Guggenheim Foundation and is the former poet laureate of Virginia. She...

Duration: 00:41:40


The Health Benefits of Sleeping Naked

8/4/2014
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Hosts Rez and Andy welcome Natasha Burton to the show to talk about her Cosmopolitan magazine article, "6 Reasons You Should Sleep Naked". Natasha is the author of the books The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags and 101 Quizzes for Couples. She has also written for the Huffington Post and was a founding editor at Glo.com. Rez and Andy take to the streets for comments and open the lines for calls to find out how YOU sleep: in the buff or in the rough, naked as a jaybird or flannel pajamas....

Duration: 00:59:08

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