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Guest Occupation: business development strategist, relationship expert, international keynote speaker, seminar presenter
Guest Biography:

Double Your Success

Meet Vickie Helm

Discover how you can double your success by meeting Vickie Helm! She is the acclaimed bestselling author of Ultimate Freedom: Unlock the Secrets to a Life of Passion, Purpose, and Prosperity.

She has a unique combination as a recognized business-development strategist and relationship expert. Vickie shows people in business and other partnerships how to double their success and maximize their potential by working together and creating mutually beneficial partnerships. The media has called on Vickie to answer questions regarding business development and how to grow a successful business. She is an international Keynote speaker and seminar presenter.

Discover what you need to know to succeed in today’s fast-paced business world. Vickie offers invaluable tips and tools to help business owners become successful, creating more money, more influence, and more success.

Vickie shares from her own business experience and how she accidently opened her first business at ten years old, not even realizing she had developed a business.

Guest Category: Business, Education, Courses & Training, Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Personal Development, Self Help, Inspirational, Motivational
Guest Occupation: Modern Day Medicine Woman and Soul MidWife
Guest Biography:

Elaine Lopez-Bogard is a Modern Day Medicine Woman that helps women get pregnant, heal their womb and finally bring their baby into this world.  Elaine considers herself a "Soul Midwife" and helps create a beautiful soul connection between the mother and spirit baby. Elaine's unique gifts and abilities allow her to help women heal through the physical, emotional and spiritual layers. 

Guest Category: Education, Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Medicine
Guest Occupation: Co-Founder Mom's Pump Here LLC
Guest Biography:

"It’s easy to see why people love Priya. She’s adventurous, bright, engaging and personable." Priya Nembhard is a serial entrepreneur with a flare for gab and loves talking about topics she’s passionate about. She once applied to be an astronaut with NASA, ran a couple of marathons, broke a state dead lift record when she was 17 and her life goal is to save the planet. She is DRIVEN.

Priya is the Co-Founder of Moms Pump Here, LLC and Co-creator of the Moms Pump Here Nursing Room Locator App helping moms find places to breastfeed and breast pump around the world; Co-owner of BlueBox Media; and Founder of the EDGE Charitable Foundation in Miami. She has also hosted YouTube vlogs, podcasts and radio. Priya is an alumna of Syracuse University and New School University. She loves science, is married and has three children.

Guest Category: Education, Kids & Family
Guest Occupation: Content Creator and Business Development Gal
Guest Biography:

MICHELLE ANN OWENS is an audio/video host, voiceover talent, vocalist and
songwriter. She has stamped her business, creative & actual voice across multiple
industries, including corporate business development and marketing, composing music for television, commercial advertising, and the world of podcasting. Michelle is the owner of Ladyfox Entertainment, LLC and is currently the hostess and producer of
Nothing Off Limits (NOL) on iTunes.

Guest Category: Love & Relationships
Guest Occupation: Metaphysician, certified Reiki master, healer, color/sound practitioner, spiritual medium, psychologist.
Guest Biography:

Rev. Dr. Linda is a metaphysician, certified Reiki master teacher, spiritual healer, color/sound practitioner and spiritual medium. Dr. Nickolas is a licensed psychologist, social worker & certified school psychologist who has worked in clinical, university, public school and private practice settings as a therapist, diagnostician, educator and consultant for 30 years.

Guest Category: Business, Entertainment, Health & Lifestyle, Paranormal, Philosophy, Physics & Metaphysics, Psychology, Self Help, Spiritual
Guest Occupation: Secretary of NC Dept of Military & Veterans Affairs
Guest Biography:

At the start of 2017, Larry D. Hall was appointed by the Governor of North Carolina to serve as the Secretary for the North Carolina Department of Military & Veterans Affairs.  Prior to that appointment, Secretary Hall represented Durham County, North Carolina’s 29th District in the state House of Representatives, since 2006, and he led House Democrats from 2012 through 2016.   Secretary Hall earned a B.S. with Honors in Political Science and Business from Johnson C. Smith University and a Juris Doctor degree from the School of Law at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Upon undergrad graduation, he was commissioned as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps.  Secretary Hall served 16 years in the United States Marines and Marine Corps Reserves and served in the support of the Operations in the Middle East in Lebanon and Iran.  He served as a Rifle Platoon Commander, Weapons Company Executive Officer, Training Officer, Battalion Area Security Officer, Staff Judge Advocate, Communications Security Officer and Logistics Officer. Secretary Hall also served as Legal Officer and was formerly Commandant for the Marine Corps League Detachment, which assists Marines transitioning from active duty to civilian life in locating employment, housing and educational opportunities for their families.

Secretary Hall’s other service to his nation, state and community has been very extensive.  He has served as an Executive Committee Member and Economic Committee Chairman of the Durham Branch of the NAACP, as Secretary and Chairman of the Durham Business and Professional Chain, and served on the Durham Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. 

He has also served as Executive Officer of the Young Marines Program, Board Chairman of the Durham Companions Mentor Program, and as an instructor and training officer teaching youth leadership, discipline, custom, courtesies, and traditions of the Marine Corps.

As House Democratic Leader, Secretary Hall served on the state’s Economic Development Board, the state’s Innovation Council, The North Carolina Courts Commission as Chairman, The Duke Medical Center Advisory Board, the Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs Committee as Chairman, and has been inducted as a Toll Fellow by the National Conference of State Governments.

Guest Category: History, Military, News, Politics & Government
Guest Occupation: Radio Talk Show Host
Guest Biography:





Malik Shakur is the host of THE KNOWLEDGE SHOW a very Unique, Controversial, Educational, and Entertaining Talk Show that broadcasts live. Malik Shakur is the cousin of the late Tupac Shakur and has earned several trophies, awards, and accolades for the show and the live conversations on the show. Malik Shakur asks the real questions and gets the real answers to keep it 100 and deliver the truth, but some can't handle the truth. If you are one of the few that can, then this is the show for you. We cover conspiracy theories, current events, controversial discussions and topics, and talk about subjects that no one else is talking about, but the community needs to know about by any means necessary.

'The Knowledge Show'

airs every Sat & Sun at 6:30 pm ET

 to listen in.

Tupac Shakur was a sensitive, precociously talented yet troubled soul who came to embrace the 1990s gangsta-rap aesthetic and paid the ultimate price — he was gunned down in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996 and died six days later. His murder has never been solved. He began his music career as a rebel with a cause — to articulate the travails and injustices endured by many African-Americans, often from a male point of view. His skill in doing so made him a spokesperson not just for his own generation, but for subsequent ones who continue to face the same struggle for equality. In death he became an icon symbolizing noble struggle, though in life his biggest battle was sometimes with himself. As fate drove him towards the nihilism of gangsta rap, and into the arms of the controversial Death Row Records impresario Suge Knight, the boundaries between Shakur's art and his life became increasingly blurred — with tragic consequences. Hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur was embroiled in a feud between East Coast and West Coast rappers and was murdered in a drive-by shooting in 1996, leaving behind an influential musical legacy at the age of 25. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide.

Guest Category: Entertainment, Music, News, Theory & Conspiracy
Guest Occupation: Broadcaster Author
Guest Biography:

LARRY E. BUCK HUNTER is a BROADCASTER & AUTHOR. For over 30 years he worked in the marketing and communications field. Larry specializes in executive coaching, professional speaking, radio & television broadcasting and, most importantly, has real-life, in-the- trenches mass-media marketing experience. He has established a solid reputation as a top-notch publicist, event producer and entertainment communications professional with expertise in the publishing markets. Larry has a knack for bringing out the best in people and is known for his savvy style and exhilarating personality! He is the author of the book “7 Days in Hell! I was there”

Guest Category: Spiritual
Guest Occupation: Songstress Author Motivational Speaker
Guest Biography:

Cheryl Melody Baskin is the author of the popular Amazon motivational self-help book, “Shift of Heart: Paths to Healing and Love.”  This inspirational book is jam packed with personal and professional life experiences, and offers the reader a huge dose of unconditional love, encouragement, reflections. meditations, learning to listen to the whispers and signs of life, ways to open creativity, acknowledge moments of serendipity, inspirational stories of shifting our heart, as well as inner growth tools that she uses to balance herself in the midst of life’s challenges.  Cheryl Melody is also a performing artist, singer and sound healer, composer and an independent recording artist of 10 albums.  Some of her albums are for children, and some for adults.

Her healing albums for adults are entitled: “Voice of the Angels: A Healing Journey”  “Lullabies of Love: Nurturing the Heart of the Inner Child” and “Celebrate Peace.” 

All of her albums are under the name “Cheryl Melody,” and all are available on iTunes, CD Baby, and

Exciting news is that she is about to release a new album… with content from her inner growth workshops and concerts,  filled with motivational chants and songs, reflective meditations and positive affirmations, and the name of the album is LISTEN TO THE WHISPERS. It will soon be released on CD Baby and on iTunes, and to pre-order, please e-mail her for an advanced copy at

Melody’s focus has always been her use of consciously-written words in every song and book, no matter what age the song or book is for:  Words that uplift the spirit, help people feel less alone and more loved, and words that advocate for self-esteem, inner and outer peace, healing, inclusion, respect, unity, kindness, compassion and  forgiveness.

From the time that she was young, "Melody" has been a creative dreamer, quietly listening to life's whispers and signs to help guide her next steps.  She believes in a balance of quiet contemplation, meaningful social interaction, and the healing power of nature, reflective open listening, positive words, music and creativity. Most of all, she is passionate that peace is possible, one loving person at a time, and that we are all connected.

She proclaims herself “a work in process,” believing that the answers to our questions in life are inside each of us if we are silent and willing to listen. Most of all, Melody feels that every small moment of personal healing, compassion, love and forgiveness helps to create positive resonance that actively vibrates love into our beautiful planet.

Guest Category: Performing Arts, Literature, Self Help, Inspirational, Motivational
Guest Occupation: Transformational Life Coach
Guest Biography:

Wes Pinkston is an Award-Winning Transformational Life Coach. Prior to venturing into personal development, however, you may recognize Wes from his many appearances on the hit Bravo television show Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles. After Wes earned his business degree from Chapman University and earned a spot in the College Football Hall of Fame, he became a well-respected real estate agent in Beverly Hills. His digital marketing prowess led to the co creation of “The Broke Agent” which was one of the top blogs in the industry; attracting more than 200,000 social media followers; and eventually won him the Swanepoel Top 20 Real Estate Influencer in the World award. In 2016 Wes chose to turn his focus towards assisting clients 1-on-1 via personal coaching full time, where he supports his clients in developing a self-sustaining guidance and growth mechanism. Today, Wes has his own private practice in Encinitas, CA.

Guest Category: Psychology, Personal Development, Self Help, Inspirational, Motivational, Spiritual
Guest Occupation: science teacher, attorney, editor, author
Guest Biography:

Kent Heckenlively is a science teacher, an attorney, and a founding editor of Age of Autism.  

Kent is also a member of the Compass Group, a consortium of autism parents, leading scientists, and philanthropists in Silicon Valley looking for answers to neuro-immune diseases.

Author of the book:  Inoculated: How Science Lost Its Soul in Autism.

Kent Heckenlively will join us during the show's second hour

Guest Category: Literature, Legal, Education, Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Medicine, Society and Culture
Guest Occupation: Market Partner, Monat Global, Cancer Survivor
Guest Biography:

Liz Anderson is originally from the U.K. and Spain. She has lived in SWFL for over 30 years where her Entrepreneurial spirit has soared. Her diagnosis of Stage 3 breast cancer in 2009 helped her see and appreciate life in ways she never imagined. It taught her the importance of the mind body connection as well as an enhanced awareness of what to put in the body and on the body leading her to partner with a company offering naturally based hair products which improve thinning hair and boost hair growth called MONAT Global. 

Guest Category: Education, Health & Lifestyle, Medicine
Guest Occupation: Author, Speaker, Registered Dietician
Guest Biography:

Marilyn Joyce, PhD, RD is a Registered Dietitian, with a doctorate in Psychology and Nutrition. With her beginnings in Biochemistry and Human Nutrition, as well as Yoga and whole person (Mind-Body-Spirit) wellness, Dr Joyce approaches nutrition and lifestyle practices from both, a scientific, and a holistic, perspective. As the Director of Nutrition for the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in the mid-nineties, she helped cancer patients, from around the world, make major positive shifts in their health through changes in their eating and lifestyle habits.

Dr Marilyn is is an author, educator and internationally renowned speaker with more than thirty years of experience at the forefront of nutrition, health and education. Her thriving private practice spans the globe.

In her globally acclaimed best selling book, 5 Minutes to Health, she comprehensively addressed what we eat, why we eat, how we eat, where we buy it, how we store it, how we prepare it, and how we think and feel about what we eat. The book was a step-by-step guide, setting out how to buy, store and prepare food, and was full of easy-to-follow healthy and delicious recipes.

Well, we have great news for all of you who are looking for all of that – and much, much more – in one source. In her newest book, INSTANT E.N.E.R.G.Y.™: The 5 Keys to Unlimited Energy & Vitality, Dr Joyce has pulled out all of the stops! In this the one-stop guide to whole person wellness, she has uncovered and revealed all of the strategies she uses with her patients and clients – strategies that many people globally have willingly paid handsome fees to learn about. And she clearly and compassionately presents all of this information in a unique and memorable formula, for all aspects of healthy living. And you’ll love the fact that all of what she teaches is simple, quick, easy and FUN! And it makes complete sense.

Known for many, many years as both The Vitality Doctor™, and the Master of 5-minute healthy strategies and systems, Dr Joyce has developed INSTANT E.N.E.R.G.Y.™ strategies and recommendations that can be done in 5 minutes or less by anyone, anywhere, anytime.

And Dr Marilyn doesn’t just come by her enthusiasm for nutrition and healthy living through training or inclination; she is also a cancer survivor. Here is her story.

“In 1985, when I was at the peak of my career and feeling like I had achieved much success in my life, I was diagnosed with melanoma. I had no idea what a serious illness that was, but as if that wasn’t enough, a week after I got out of the hospital for melanoma I was rushed right back into hospital, this time with uterine cancer, stage four.

I was only thirty-five years old, so it was a real shock, because in all of my experience I had been told that this was an older woman’s illness. Of course I plunged into all the reactions everybody else has. I went into denial and anger and felt like a complete victim. Then I tried everything I could find in search of a ‘magic bullet’ cure.

Finally, in 1989, it looked like the end of the road. I was in a wheelchair, weighing eighty-eight pounds, with just weeks to live. At that point the miracles began.

I had come to the point where I could only suck on ice chips… no solid food for months. A young man with a Vita Mix machine introduced me to Cantaloupe ice (seeds and all!). I was eventually able to start eating again; first fruits, then vegetables, then soy and whole grains. I continued a diet of whole foods in whole food forms, back-to-basics nutrition. A year later I had recovered, and the challenge I had set for myself was to run an uninterrupted mile. And I did – in thirty minutes… not the fastest mile, but I knew I had achieved a major degree of health again, that I had not experienced for several years!

What I’ve found is that most people live on expensive foods – they go out and buy all kinds of processed, packaged foods, as well as consuming questionable restaurant meals. And, believe me, these foods are expensive in every aspect of the word. Not only for your pocket book, but also challenging (expensive) for your body’s digestive system. Absorption and assimilation are compromised, due to the questionable nature of the foods consumed, making it difficult for your body to derive the necessary nutrition and life force elements to function optimally.

Add to that, the sedentary lifestyle most of us embrace, and the long-term potentially detrimental effects of such a lifestyle, and it becomes apparent that the results can be extremely challenging to our wallets in healthcare costs, alone! For most of us, these negative lifestyle factors are a way of life, so it amazes me when people wonder why they are tired, and why they get sick.

The answer is simple! We, as a population, need to rediscover back-to-basics eating – whole food nutrition – eating food that looks the way it does as it grows out of the ground or on the tree. If it is fish or meat it needs to be free range, with no antibiotics or hormones. And then add to that, whole body living – consistent exercise, relaxation, spiritual time, family and community involvement, healthy optimistic self-talk and an attitude of internal gratitude for all of the good things in life!

When I started putting INSTANT E.N.E.R.G.Y.™ together for my patients and clients, and the public in general, I realized that the difference between what most people do, and what I and my clients do, is that most people actually do eat packaged, processed foods. Even though many of those packaged foods are often organically based, they are still packaged, processed foods! And these same folks would come home from work and grab that infernal clicker (You know what I am talking about? The couch potato’s God!) for hours into every evening, never moving a bone of their tired worn-out bodies. Ironically, even just 5 minutes of the right exercise – you have to read the Chapter on Fit in Fitness, to get the answer to what that exercise is! – would have shifted their bodies from fatigued and worn-out to energized and full of life!

I have also noticed that people talk about how expensive it is to eat really healthy food, and to live a healthy lifestyle. I can show you that the opposite is true.

Let me demonstrate with the #1 objection – “healthy food is expensive!” One day I met a nutritionist-friend of mine as we were both waiting in line to check out at the grocery store. She had two bags of groceries compared to my eight bags. My groceries cost less, and were all organically grown fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes. She had packaged, processed foods such as chips and cookies – admittedly for her overnight guests, not the norm for her family. We talked, and over time she realized what I had discovered – whole food nutrition costs less and will keep you well. Processed foods cost more to begin with, and will keep you sick and tired – which in turn, costs more – in health care costs!

You can’t think straight if you are not getting the right kind of food into your body. And the right kind of movement with, and care of, your body! You won’t be able to exercise if you’re not getting the right foods (fuel) to burn. It is critical to eat vibrant foods that are nutrient-dense, loaded with antioxidants, phytonutrients and bioflavanoids. They fuel every metabolic function in your body, and are essential in the prevention and healing of many degenerative illnesses, including cancer, fibromyalgia, MS, lupus, arthritis, heart disease and many more.

And of course, we can’t forget the care and feeding of our emotional and spiritual wellbeing. We are multi-dimensional beings that require a multi-dimensional approach to our personal care. If any one aspect of our whole being is out of balance, we are setting ourselves up for illness. And let’s face it, the very nature of being human, seems to be fraught with the challenge of staying balanced. So, we all need every tool, strategy, idea, tip and system that we can get hold of to consistently create, re-create, and maintain balance.

It is important to emphasize here that, when it comes to illness, there are no ‘magic bullets’. There is no one thing that will be the answer for everyone. But a simple, high quality diet and overall lifestyle regime will at least give you a fighting chance. Add to that a more individualized program designed especially for you, and you will have the power in your hands again to create renewal in your health, renewal in your life.”

Dr Marilyn Joyce is the author of several unique, inspiring, and comprehensive books, including her best selling books,5 Minutes to Health, and, I Can’t Believe it’s Tofu! She is a regular contributor to Healthy and Natural Magazine, Health Editor and feature writer for New Perspectives magazine, was the official Registered Dietitian for the Original Hollywood Celebrity Diet, and is now the official Registered Dietitian, who developed and supervised the introduction of America’s reformulated version of the SoyPal Cookie Diet Weight Loss and Maintenance program, based on Japan’s #1 diet product.

Dr Marilyn conducts seminars and trainings for organizations. Some of her clients include:

  • Xerox
  • FBI
  • Ortho Bio Tech
  • NSA/Juice Plus
  • UCLA Medical Center
  • American Cancer Society
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of America

Over the past few years, Dr Marilyn is has appeared as a guest on many radio and television programs, including:

  • Leeza
  • Jenny Jones
  • Montel Williams
  • Maury Pavitch
  • Doctor to Doctor
Guest Category: Education, Health & Lifestyle, Medicine
Guest Occupation: Radio Show Hosts
Guest Biography:

We are Frequency Twins Flames in Union. We are and identify as Rainbow Tribe that re-calibrate frequency with our voices and music as well as crystals! We assist in attunements that lessen anxiety, pain and illness! We keep a very close eye on earth and sun changes enabling us to assist you in knowing why you may feel certain pains in the body during solar changes, such as CME's, Solar Flares, and coronal holes and show you how to watch certain sites available to any person on this planet so you can understand why the solar lows affect the body and solar highs the brain! This is just as important as knowing the weather before you leave the house to protect yourself from the rain, snow or sun!! You can add these sites to your daily routine and be aware of what is going on not only with the Earth & Sun but your own body!!!

We also assist our clients with information about the Rainbow Family/ Rainbow Ray/ Diamond Ray explaining in detail each ray and why rainbows are here to master the Rays! Also what Twin Flame Alchemy is in simple terms! Some of these things can seem very difficult and we simplify as much as we can so that you have information that can assist you and others along your path!!

We have worked to bring the most information to each of you as quickly as possible in the shortest amount of time!

Plus we will always bring the very best information to you from other light workers on our radio show each and every Sunday from 11 am - 1 pm mst. In working with us you are playing a key role in assisting us in our mission with the Radio show and bringing you the highest quality guests and information available!

We look forward to working with you very soon! Namaste Angels

Guest Category: Paranormal, Physics & Metaphysics, Self Help, Spiritual, Access Consciousness, Psychic & Intuitive
Guest Occupation: International author, keynote speaker
Guest Biography:

Paco Alarcon Kahan, Barcelona, España.
International author and keynote speaker. World authority in combining Quantum Physics, Neuroscience, and Spirituality for personal and spiritual development. What is called Quantum Reality is a new concept, and experience of life amplifies the abundance, the good, and the spiritual connection of any individual. In this way, people can transform their reality and themselves, attracting the blessings and unlimited abundance of the Universe.

Kahan, has been involved in Oriental and Occidental spiritual currents for more than thirty-five years. He works with quantum energies that transform the reality of people. He transforms the daily life into a life connected to Spirit through an alignment with the unlimited energy of the Universe.

Spiritual Event That Changed My Life
Many years ago, I had a quantum leap of consciousness. My awareness went from my limited self to become one with the awareness of everything.

Biggest Accomplishments
Become an international author and travel to English- and Spanish-speaking countries to give seminars about Spiritual Reconnection and Quantum Reality.
To put in some books the main keys that bring some of the most advanced revelations for the spiritual reconnection and evolution of human consciousness now.

Comments >From People (Hundreds Available)
​“You don’t know how you have changed my life. In two months since the seminar, I have grown more than in 50 years!”
—Silvia Bordon, Entrepreneur.

“The workshop with you at Omega New York is profound, transformative, and life changing. I am deeply grateful.”
—Suzzanah,  Communications Specialist.

The Violet Light: The Power That Changes Everything.
Flying Within.
Stargate 2012: Recovering Power for Earth-Imminent Ascension.


Guest Category: Courses & Training, Physics & Metaphysics, Personal Development, Science, Motivational, Spiritual
Guest Occupation: Producer/Publicist
Guest Biography:

Steve Jaffe was born on February 14, 1944 in San Diego, California, USA as Stephen Singer Jaffe. He is a producer, known for The Exorcist III (1990), The JFK Assassination: The Jim Garrison Tapes (1992) and A Rush to Judgment (2015). He has been married to Susan Blakely since July 16, 1982.

Steve appeared in both The JFK Assassination: The Jim Garrison Tapes (1992) and The Media & and the 2nd Assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Steve's PR firm has over 40 years' experience handling media about high profile companies and individual professionals, including entertainment industry star artists, athletes, politicians, physicians and leaders in business of all kinds, as well as civil litigants and targets of media coverage.

Guest Category: Education, Entertainment, Politics & Government, TV & Film
Guest Occupation: Multi-instrumentalist,Songwriter,Producer
Guest Biography:

I  A  N    M  C  D  O  N  A  L  D




Ian McDonald is an English multi-instrumental musician, best known as a founding member of progressive rock group King Crimson, formed in 1969, and of the hard rock band Foreigner in 1976. He is also well known as a rock session musician, predominantly as a saxophonist. He also plays keyboards, flute, vibraphone, and guitar.

A British rock giant and an acclaimed and respected member of New York's acting community walk into a recording studio ... and produce one of 2017's strongest and most compelling albums.

This odd couple consists of multi-instrumentalist Ian McDonald, and guitarist and lead vocalist Ted Zurkowski, co-founder of New York's celebrated Shakespeare ensemble, Frog & Peach, and a long-time member of the world-famous Actors Studio. Together, this unlikely new songwriting team conjured the album Bad Old World under the banner of their quartet, HONEY WEST.

Bad Old World is filled with memorable melodies and clever and sophisticated lyrics served on a bed of guitar-driven rock 'n' roll played by top-shelf musicians, including drummer Steve Holley, whose credits include Paul McCartney & Wings and many others, and McDonald's son, Maxwell McDonald, on bass. The album also boasts a guest appearance by Graham Maby (Joe Jackson, They Might Be Giants) on bass ("Brand New Car," "California," "A Girl Called Life"). While it's a modern sound stamped by Ian McDonald's world-class musicianship and production, it also bears an instant familiarity, thanks to a sonic blueprint recalling such Brit-rock titans as The Move and Mott the Hoople.

Representative of the band's distinct sound is Bad Old World's self-deprecating first single, "Dementia," a four-on-the-floor rave-up that melds a driving beat and rampaging guitars with McDonald's signature baritone sax and Zurkowski's unique brand of lyrical mischief.

With a cheeky nod to McDonald's British roots, there also is a helping of sly humor that permeates HONEY WEST: Witness the new video containing the hard-charging "Generationless Man," which pays homage to both the visual style of the Beatles' influential film A Hard Day's Night, and the wackiness of fellow countryman Benny Hill.

As is usually the case in artistic collaborations, the pairing of McDonald and Zurkowski was the result of fate - and, in this case, proximity as well.

HONEY WEST - named in honor and celebration of the proto-feminist 1960s cult TV spy series starring the ever-alluring Anne Francis - was already up and running when the two came together. For McDonald, discovering the scope and breadth of Zurkowski's talents was the catalyst for wanting to create a musical partnership.

BAD OLD WORLD by HONEY WEST is available to purchase at

Guest Category: Arts, Entertainment, Music
Guest Occupation: Vice Chairman for the Libertarian Party
Guest Biography:

Arvin Vohra is running for senate in order to downsize, defund, and eliminate damaging federal government programs.

Before start­ing his own educational business, he stud­ied Math­e­mat­ics and Eco­nom­ics at Brown Uni­ver­sity, and then worked as an actuary. After seeing the negative effects of government on business, education, and more, Arvin spent more and more time working for the causes of liberty.

He currently spends his time working as Vice Chair for the Libertarian National Committee, host of the Libertarians Working For You radio show, and vocal advocate for defunding and downsizing government programs that limit the freedoms of the American people.

Guest Category: Business, Education, History, Military, News, Philosophy, Politics & Government, Society and Culture
Guest Occupation: Internationally certified sound healing practitioner, teacher, traveler, unique musician and shamanic practitioner
Guest Biography:


Bettina Maureenji is an internationally certified sound healing practitioner, teacher, traveler, unique musician and shamanic practitioner with accreditation in sound, voice and music healing from the California Institute for Integral Studies in San Francisco, CA. Born 1971 in New York and of Germanic  descent, Bettina Maureenji grew up in Syria and Germany. She completed the University for management and administration and started working for a concert agency in Hamburg. In 1999 she left Germany and moved to Ibiza, Spain where she met the Brazilian musician Carioca Freitas who influenced her relationship to music. She decided to travel the world for a few years visiting Central and South America, Asia, Australia, Israel and England.

During a journey to Varanasi (India) in 2003 she decided to devote her life to music and began to study Indian Classical Music with Pandith Shivanat Mishra. Shortly after she discovered her love for singing and using her voice as her main instrument and  developed her own style in contemporary sitar playing. Weaving her musical expertise, her studies and her life experiences she is teaching voice opening classes and lessons and provides sound healing treatments. Together with her partner Narayan she facilitates private concerts and meditation retreats. She creates a safe space for healing to bring about transformational and positive experiences.
2003 Indian Classical Music with Pandith Shivnat Mishra, Varanasi, India
2006 Sound Healing Course with Nestor Kornblum, Spain
2007 Musician at CITA, Barcelona Spain
2009 Founder of Samasound Association for Healing Music, Ibiza, Spain
2012 Sound, Voice & Music Healing Program at CIIS, SF, CA
Guest Category: Performing Arts, Music
Guest Occupation: Writer, a poet, a mystic and a spiritual adventurer
Guest Biography:


Kai Karrel is writer, a poet, a mystic and a spiritual adventurer. In the last few years, Kai has dedicated his attention and focus to the Afro-Brazilian Shamanic teachings and the wisdom of the forest. He is a mystical traveler devoted to the exploration of the unknowable. He travels among native traditions and ancient cultures. In a way he considers himself a traditional light warrior, using the lighter side of his teaching to inspire spiritual growth and self-love. After over 20 years of deep study and devotion to walking a spiritual path, living in ashrams and learning from numerous teachers and guides, the emerging pattern that Kai has devoted his life to sharing, is that truth is a pathless land and that a true mystical experience lies in full acceptance and radical self inquiry. His teachings reflect a deep commitment to freedom and truth, the search for one single experience – falling in love with one’s self.
Guest Category: Performing Arts, Literature, Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Philosophy, Spiritual