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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


BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH

7/12/2017
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Between life and death, the gray zone, we’ve all heard the stories, near death experiences, comatose patients come back to life. On this episode of The Halli Casser-Jayne Show we explore that mysterious place between life and death with two people who are experts on the subject, world renowned neuroscientist Dr. Adrian Owen the author of a riveting new book INTO THE GRAY ZONE: A NEUROSCIENTIST EXPLORES THE BORDER BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH and Dr. Eban Alexander renowned academic neurosurgeon...

Duration: 00:54:15


LOU DOBBS, LEGENDARY BROADCASTER

7/5/2017
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A conversation with legendary broadcaster and author of a new thriller, PUTIN’S GAMBIT, Lou Dobbs, and a discussion on the mental and moral health of the United States with Michelle Deem, author of SAVING AMERICA’S GRACE, RETHINKING FAMILY VALUES, MORAL POLITICS, AND THE CULTURE WAR are the subject of The Halli Casser-Jayne Podcast. Broadcaster Lou Dobbs needs no introduction. The anchor of Lou Dobbs Tonight on Fox Business Network Mr. Dobbs had previously anchored Lou Dobbs Tonight on CNN...

Duration: 00:59:30


SEBASTIAN JUNGER FILMMAKER + KATE QUINN AUTHOR

6/28/2017
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A look at the hell that is Syria and a look at a little known story of women spies in World War 1 are the subject of The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when joining Halli at her table are Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and bestselling author Sebastian Junger and co-producer of the National Geographic Documentary Film Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS and author Kate Quinn whose new, emotion-filled novel THE ALICE NETWORK recreates the little known story of the most...

Duration: 00:56:26


MALACHY MCCOURT & FIONA LEWIS, THE INTERVIEWS

6/7/2017
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“Memoirs are a well-known form of fiction,” or so said Irish writer Frank Harris. He was kidding, of course, right?! This week on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show Halli brings you two delightful guests, the always charming Irish-American actor, writer, politician and the author of a hilarious, smart and insightful new memoir DEATH NEED NOT BE FATAL, Malachy McCourt. Also joining Halli at her table model, actress, writer Fiona Lewis the author of a fun, fascinating and candid new memoir MISTAKES...

Duration: 00:59:55


FOOD AND WINE: DAVID LEITE JENNIFER SIMONETTI BRYAN

5/31/2017
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Food and wine, is there a better combination? The Halli Casser-Jayne Show brings you from the world of food two time James Beard Award-winner David Leite the founder of the popular website Leite’s Culinaria and now the author of a brave and moving memoir, NOTES ON A BANANA: his story of food, love and manic depression. And also joining Halli at her table is wine maven Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan to talk about the new Rosé revolution the subject of her fun, informative book ROSE WINE: THE...

Duration: 00:55:00


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL’S CASEY STENGEL + DONALD TRUMP

4/5/2017
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In celebration of spring and Major League Baseball’s opening day, it’s take me out to the ballgame time on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when joining Halli at her table on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show is New York Yankee’s historian and former publicity director Marty Appel, author of the new biography CASEY STENGEL, BASEBALL’S GREATEST CHARACTER. And in our second half-hour we visit with the fascinating Eden Collinsworth who takes a look at a subject on everyone’s mind today: morality. In...

Duration: 01:00:54


ADVENTURE TIME ON THE HALLI CASSER-JAYNE SHOW

3/8/2017
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Join The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when we go on an adventure into the world of artist Andrew Wyeth and into the Honduran rain forest when two New York Times bestselling authors Christina Baker Kline Douglas Preston join Halli at her table. Since the days of conquistador Hernan Cortes, rumors have circulated about an ancient White City of immense wealth hidden in the Honduran interior. Indigenous tribes spoke of ancestors who had fled there to escape the Spanish, warning that anyone who...

Duration: 00:58:17


WORLD PLAGUES WITH JENNIFER WRIGHT AND MAESTRO OF MAYHEM AUTHOR TIM DORSEY

2/15/2017
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Get out your face masks, buy stock in hand sanitizer and batten down the hatches, germs are catching and the next plague might be right around the corner. In GET WELL SOON, HISTORY'S WORST PLAGUES AND THE HEROES WHO FOUGHT THEM author Jennifer Wright takes us on a sometimes witty and irreverent tour of history's worst plagues. Throughout time, humans have been terrified and fascinated by the diseases history and circumstance have dropped on them. Some of the responses to those outbreaks...

Duration: 00:58:18


SPIRITUAL LEADER MATTHEW FOX

12/28/2016
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Spiritual leader and activist Matthew Fox has been called many names from renegade, to radical to heretic to warrior. Wednesday, December 28, 3 PM ET on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show the former brother of the Dominican order of the Roman Catholic Church for 34 years before his expulsion by Cardinal Ratzinger, who later became Pope Benedict XVI sits down with Halli for an in-depth conversation in an hour you won’t soon forget. Fox became a member of the Episcopal Church in 1993. He has...

Duration: 00:58:36


ANGELS WITH SOPHIE BURNHAM & BELINDA WOMACK

12/21/2016
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Zuzu Bailey in the quintessential Christmas flick It's a Wonderful Life tells George Bailey, played by the iconic Jimmy Stewart: "Look, Daddy, teacher says, every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings." Ring those bells. T’is the season of angels on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when we talk to two experts on the subject The New York Times bestselling author of A BOOK OF ANGELS, Sophy Burnham and with Belinda J. Womack, author of LESSONS FROM THE 12 ARCHANGELS. Sophy Burnham is an...

Duration: 01:01:12


FORREST GUMP AUTHOR WINSTON GROOM - PAUL SIMON BIOGRAPHER PETER AMES CARLIN

12/14/2016
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“Life is a box of chocolates,” is one of the most memorable lines in cultural history a play on an earlier line penned by the brilliant author Winston Groom in his iconic novel FORREST GUMP. Groom joins Halli on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show Wednesday, December 13, 3 pm ET to talk about his latest work EL PASO. Also joining Halli is bestselling author, veteran rock biographer Peter Ames Carlin out with his new controversial PAUL SIMON HOMEWARD BOUND: THE LIFE OF PAUL SIMON, the first major...

Duration: 00:55:59


NATIONAL PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY HISTORIANS KATHRYN SMITH, MARC WORTMAN

12/7/2016
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As we commemorate National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor we return to history and World War II with two important stories when journalist Kathryn Smith, author of THE GATEKEEPER: MISSY LEHAND, FDR AND THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE PARTNERSHIP THAT DEFINED A PRESIDENCY and historian Marc Wortman, author of 1941, FIGHTING THE SHADOW WAR join Halli on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, 3 pm ET at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com. In THE...

Duration: 00:58:50


TOMMY ROE THE KING OF BUBBLEGUM POP INTERVIEW

11/30/2016
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Legendary bubble gum pop singer-songwriter Tommy Roe joins Halli at her table on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, November 30, 3 pm ET with stories of Dick Clark, The Beatles and more in a rock and roll of a conversation. With hits like Dizzy, Sheila, Sweet Pea, Everybody and Hooray for Hazel, Roe sometimes referred to as “The King of Bubble Gum Rock”, recorded six Top 10 hits between 1962 and 1969, more than any single artist/songwriter during that period of the sixties. Tommy has...

Duration: 01:02:41

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