Category Archives: Education

Roman Girlhood & Azusena

In ancient Rome, elite woman were often educated, socially prominent, and even relatively independent. Yet, the social regime that ushered these same women into marriage and childbearing at an early age was remarkably restrictive. This is the paradox that is investigated in a fascinating book, Roman Girlhood & the Fashioning of Femininity by Lauren Caldwell. Associate Professor of Classical Studies

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Marvin & Bob & Theresa & Eric & Gary & Ted & Robert

In the latest edition of Life Elsewhere a listener wrote in to ask us to play for the Hit That Never Was, the Marvin Gaye classic, Let’s Get It On remixed and reworked to the rhythm of Bob Marley’s equally classic, Waiting In Vain. The phone-lines, the texts and emails flooded in with rapturous applause for what has to be a unique melding of two genres of music. Can there be anything

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Dream Weaver, Haunted America, Santa’s Existence, Marvin & Marley plus Amendment 2 Redux

Gary Wright best known for his 1976 hit songs Dream Weaver and Love Is Alive and for his role in helping establish the synthesizer as a leading instrument in rock and pop music has just written a book, aptly titled Dream Weaver with the subtitle, A Memoir; Music, Meditation, and My Friendship with George Harrison, Norman B explores all of these topics and more in his exclusive interview with Gary Wright.

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Florida Amendment 2 – Expert Opinions – Podcast Available Now!

Life Elsewhere’s important discussion on Florida Amendment 2 is now available for download. We assembled a panel of experts to offer their opinions. Joining the conversation were Cathy Jordan, who has ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease and her husband Bob who has been growing marijuana to ease his wife’s suffering. Pre-eminent litigation attorney and pro-legalization advocate Ted Corless explains the legal ramifications of Amendment 2. Ted is also the host of Newsmunchies and

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Florida Amendment 2 – Expert Opinions

On the next edition of Life Elsewhere we will discuss Florida Amendment 2 with a panel of experts who all agree Florida voters on November 4 should consider their options very carefully. The official ballot reads: Florida Amendment 2 allows the medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating diseases as determined by a licensed Florida physician. Allows caregivers to assist patients’ medical use of marijuana. The Department

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