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PROOF OF GOD

1/17/2018
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God. The age-old question: Is There A God? Or how about: Is God a woman? For centuries, these fundamental questions have been integral to every culture and religion the world has known. Talkish, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show tackles these questions and more when joining Halli is renowned astrophysicist Dr. Bernard Haisch, co-author of PROOF OF GOD and Isabella Price author of GODDESS POWER. In the new book, PROOF OF GOD: THE SHOCKING TRUE ANSWER TO THE WORLD’S MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION, New York...

Duration: 01:01:29


LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE

1/10/2018
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Laughter is the best medicine. And so in the interest of our listener’s health, Talkish, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show brings you a chuckle when joining me at my table at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com is the co-author of LIFE IS A JOKE, 100 LIFE LESSONS (WITH PUNCH LINES), Gordon Javna, and Jeremy Dauber, the author of JEWISH COMEDY: A SERIOUS HISTORY. Did you hear the one about the Italian Chef? He pasta way. Bada bada bing. Did you laugh at the classic one liner? Maybe, maybe not so much....

Duration: 00:52:27


LAURA INGALLS WILDER LIFE + APPALACHIAN COOKING

12/20/2017
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Laura Ingalls Wilder, homespun Appalachian cooking -- it’s an old-fashioned American episode of Talkish, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when joining me at my table is the author of PRAIRIE FIRES, THE AMERICAN DREAMS OF LAURA INGALLS WILDER, the book just named by the New York Times one of the best 10 books of 2017, Caroline Fraser. And at the bottom of the hour, Susi Gott Séguret. Her book APPALACHIAN APPETITE, RECIPES FROM THE HEART OF AMERICA with a foreword by James Beard Award-Winning...

Duration: 00:58:09


WHAT DO EUROPEANS THINK OF PRESIDENT TRUMP AND THE WOMEN WHO SMASHED CODES

12/13/2017
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What do Europeans think about President Donald Trump? Politics and history intertwine on this week’s Talkish with Halli Casser-Jayne when joining me at my table are Dr. Alan Mendoza, Founder and Executive Director of The Henry Jackson Society in London -- the UK’s most influential foreign policy think tank and Jason Fagone, the author of the riveting true story of as told in his book THE WOMAN WHO SMASHED CODES, A TRUE STORY OF LOVE, SPIES, AND THE UNLIKELY HEROINE WHO OUTWITTED AMERICA'S...

Duration: 00:56:33


JIMMY FALLON FAVORITE ROBBIE DUPREE ROCK WRITER DAVID HEPWORTH

12/6/2017
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Jimmy Fallon’s "I love this guy!" favorite Yacht Rocker Robbie Dupree and legendary rock and roll chronicler David Hepworth join me at my table on Talkish with Halli Casser-Jayne, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show for some rock and rolling conversation. Jimmy Fallon loves Robbie Dupree, and for good reason: Just listen to Durpree’s music. It’s been a long and winding road for Dupree but he thinks of himself as one of the “lucky ones”. From his tough beginnings in Brooklyn, to his Top Ten hits,...

Duration: 00:59:27


JOYCE MAYNARD MARTHA HALL KELLY: NY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHORS

11/29/2017
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Bestselling authors Joyce Maynard and Martha Hall Kelly are women who make magic with words and both are my guests on Talkish! with Halli Casser-Jayne, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show. A native of New Hampshire bestselling author Joyce Maynard began publishing her stories in magazines when she was thirteen years old. She first came to national attention in 1972 when she was a freshman at Yale with the publication of her New York Times cover story, “An Eighteen Year Old Looks Back on Life”....

Duration: 01:00:18


THE SIXTIES: A LOOK AT YIPPIE JERRY RUBIN AND THE FILM 'THE GRADUATE'

11/15/2017
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It’s The Sixties on Talkish with Halli Casser-Jayne when joining me at my table is author Beverly Gray whose new book is SEDUCED BY MRS. ROBINSON, HOW THE GRADUATE BECAME THE TOUCHTONE OF A GENERATION and author Pat Thomas, his book DID IT: FROM YIPPIE TO YUPPIE, JERRY RUBIN, AN AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY. Those of you of a certain age are not going to believe this: On December 22nd the film The Graduate will celebrate it’s 50th Anniversary! Director Mike Nichol’s film was the most unexpected...

Duration: 00:57:46


INTERVIEW MARTHA RADDATZ JOSEPH CALIFANO Jr.

11/8/2017
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This week on Talkish with Halli Casser-Jayne I get to speak to two truly fascinating people. Up first, reknowned journalist and author here to talk about the new AMAZING scripted series debuting on National Geographic Channel and based on her own bestselling book THE LONG ROAD HOME Ms. Martha Raddatz. And at the bottom of the hour, from the archives, we return to a conversation with the man the New York Times called President Johnson’s “Deputy President” a true witness to history having...

Duration: 01:00:20


WORLD WAR 2 UNTOLD STORY: THE RITCHIE BOYS

11/1/2017
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Joining the ranks of Band of Brothers, Unbroken, and Boys in the Boat, is the little-known saga of young German Jews, dubbed The Ritchie Boys, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s, came of age in America, and returned to Europe at enormous personal risk as members of the U.S. Army to play a key role in the Allied victory. It’s an extraordinary story, well-told in the books SON AND SOLDIERS, the author, Bruce Henderson, one of my guests on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show. And another powerful...

Duration: 01:00:31


BASEBALL WORLD SERIES KEVIN COOK MARTY APPEL

10/25/2017
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Baseball World Series history, two great authors and two great books to celebrate America’s National Pastime come together on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when joining me at my table, at bat first, Kevin Cook to talk about his new book ELECTRIC OCTOBER, SEVEN WORLD SERIES GAMES, SIX LIVES, FIVE MINUTES OF FAME THAT LASTED FOREVER and up second New York Yankee’s historian and former publicity director Marty Appel, author of the great biography CASEY STENGEL, BASEBALL’S GREATEST CHARACTER....

Duration: 00:56:13


KHARDASHIAN NEWS & CREATIVE ARTISTS AGENCY

10/18/2017
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Khardashian News. Creative Artists Agency. We’re taking a trip to Hollywood on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show with a peek behind the curtain into the truth of The Khardashian Family and a look behind the scenes of the immensely powerful corporation known as Creative Artists Agency when joining me at my table is the author of THE KARDASHIANS: AN AMERICAN DRAMA New York Times bestselling biographer Jerry Oppenheimer, and the author of In POWERHOUSE, THE UNTOLD STORY OF HOLLYWOOD’S CREATIVE...

Duration: 01:02:18


MICHAEL KORDA AND KEN FOLLETT

10/11/2017
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Michael Korda’s ALONE: BRITAIN, CHURCHILL, AND DUNKIRK: DEFEAT INTO VICTORY is Korda’s latest in a long line of successful books. Mr. Korda is my guest on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, along with bestselling writer Ken Follett. Michael Korda once said: “Some people are so famous that the legends about them and the cultural aftermath of their life altogether obscure the real human being.” I doubt he was talking about himself when he made the statement, but it is fair to make it today. Korda,...

Duration: 00:55:58


AUTHOR KEN FOLLETT and BRITISH ROYAL INDIA HICKS

9/27/2017
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Ken Follett books…is there anything like them, or anyone quite like Ken Follett? Mr. Follett joins Halli at her table on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show along with the master of island style, India Hicks. The podcast is posted at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com. One of the world’s best-loved authors, selling more than 160 million copies of his thirty books Ken Follett’s first bestseller was EYE OF THE NEEDLE, a spy story set in the Second World War. Many of his books have reached number 1 on the...

Duration: 00:46:07


CONCENTRATION CAMP BERGEN-BELSEN SURVIVOR MARION LAZAN

9/20/2017
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Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan is testament that out of hell can be born an angel. She is living history. One of the last survivors of Hitler’s scourge her story is the subject of her unforgettable memoir FOUR PERFECT PEBBLES: A HOLOCAUST STORY. Marion Blumenthal Lazan joins Halli at her table on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show. Marion’s story begins in Germany in the early 1930s. Following Hitler’s rise to power, the Blumenthal family — father, mother, Marion, and her brother,...

Duration: 00:58:29


ASTRONAUT SCOTT PARAZYNSKI NY TIMES JEFFREY KLUGER APOLLO 8

9/6/2017
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A rare conversation with astronaut Scott Parazynski and the story of one of NASA’s most daring missions, the Flight of Apollo 8 are the subject of The Halli Casser-Jayne Show the podcast posted at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com. In his compelling new memoir, THE SKY BELOW: A TRUE STORY OF SUMMITS, SPACE, AND SPEED astronaut and adventurer Scott Parazynski takes us on a rocketship paced, adrenalin-filled adventure from the dizzying heights of Mount Everest where the wind whips climbers to their...

Duration: 00:51:12


FUN FACTS U.S. PRESIDENTS & HOLLYWOOD BLACKLIST

8/30/2017
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A look at fun facts U.S. presidents, their quirks and idiosyncrasies and a conversation about the Hollywood Blacklist (HUAC) and the making of the iconic Western HIGH NOON are the subjects of The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when the author of SECRET LIVES OF THE U.S. PRESIDENTS, Cormac O’Brien and Pultizer Prize winning journalist and author of HIGH NOON: THE HOLLYWOOD BLACKLIST AND THE MAKING OF AN AMERICAN CLASSIC Glenn Frankel join Halli at her table. Cormac McCarthy’s book SECRET LIVES OF...

Duration: 00:50:53


JIMMY BUFFET BIOGRAPHY & STORY OF DRIVING MISS NORMA

8/23/2017
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The lazy, hazy days of summer are great days for reading and The Halli Casser-Jayne Show brings you two wonderful books to take with you to the beach-- the Jimmy Buffett biography, JIMMY BUFFETT: A GOOD LIFE ALL THE WAY and DRIVING MISS NORMA . Joining Halli at her table are authors Ryan White, Tim Bauerschmidt and Ramie Liddle. Jimmy Buffett, the iconic “Pop of Trop Rock,” the Pirate Captain of Margaritaville, the one person with whome we would all like to share a cheeseburger in...

Duration: 01:05:55


RENEE TAYLOR and JOE BOLOGNA TRIBUTE

8/16/2017
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Joseph Bologna, actor, writer, and director known for his role in 1982’s “My Favorite Year” and for his long collaboration on stage and screen with wife Renée Taylor, has died after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 82. This week on The Halli Casser-Jayne Podcast we visit our archives and a madcap, insightful, eye-opening interview with the two legends of stage and screen. Early in their 52-year marriage, Renée Taylor and Joe Bologna had a huge fight — a fight that...

Duration: 01:00:34


THE FASCINATING JOAN JULIET BUCK and FIONA LEWIS

8/9/2017
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Two strong and dynamic women with great tales to tell are my guests on The Halli Casser-Jayne Hour when joining mei at my table are Joan Juliet Buck the first and only American woman ever to fill the coveted position of Editor-in-Chief of Paris Vogue and whose new book is eye-opening THE PRICE OF ILLUSION. And in our second half-hour the equally dynamic former model, actress, writer, Fiona Lewis the author of a brutally, candid new memoir MISTAKES WERE MADE (some in French). Joan Juliet...

Duration: 00:59:08


OUT OF AFRICA WITH STEPHANIE HANES AND JONI BINDER

7/26/2017
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Two stories out of Africa are the focus of The Halli Casser-Jayne Hour, the podcast posted at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com. Up first, a visit with journalist Stephanie Hanes the author of a highly-controversial new book, WHITE MAN’S GAME: SAVING ANIMALS, REBUILDING EDEN & OTHER MYTHS OF CONSERVATION IN AFRICA, a thought-provoking exposé of the troubling realities of Western conservation efforts in Africa. And in our second half-hour a visit to Maasailand with Joni Binder, the author of MILE...

Duration: 00:54:56

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