Friday, January 29, 2010

1.2010: "The Lisa D Show" Guests

This month on “The Lisa D Show" an eclectic mix of people were interviewed to include writers, photographers, promoters, editors, producers, directors, visual artists, curators, graphic designers, reverends and more. Below is a list of show guests in January.

1.4.10: Chris Babcock, new analyst and Shawn Abel, arts advocate

1.5.10: Austin Savage, founder of the Border Theatre Project

1.6.10: Lisa Garibay, founder of LARGetc.com

1.7.10: Brooke Chalka and Joanne Lopez, directors of “Confessions of Women”

1.8.10: Jessica Escalante and Cassandra Yardeni, founders of VidaCityGuide.com

1.11.10: Eli Velasquez, Executive Director of the TransPecos/El Paso Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization (RCIC), www.tpeprcic.org

1.12.10: Godfrey Harris, curator of "The Da Vinci Experience Exhibition” at the El Paso Museum of History

1.13.10: Mac Montandon, author of Jetpack Dreams, www.jetpackdreams.com

1.14.10: Sue Malone, small business lending guru

1.15.10: Miguel deSantiago, editor of www.epculturebeat.com

1.19.10: Rev. Kati L. Houts from the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Church

1.20.10: Mark Paulda, author of Celebrating El Paso

1.21.10: Jan Wolfe, writer for, David Villanueva, director of, “Out of the Closet and Into the Fire”

1.22.10: Jeff Antebi, photographer of “Narco Christmas” for Planet-mag.com

1.25.10: Rebecca Lampinstein, co-owner of Ripe, to promote Haiti relief effort funder and the producer of “Cocina Indigena

1.26.10: Arturo Arce, creator of Hell Paso, an El Paso clothing brand and Dr. N.A. Adams of Texas Tech, author of Nutrition for the Eye

1.27.10: Benjamin Sáenz, author of Last Night I Sang to the Monster

1.28.10: Jan Wolfe, director of “Die Laughing”

1.29.10: Christine Foerster, creator of farm.stand, and Anne Giangiulio, graphic designer, both showing at the Rubin Center for the Visual Art

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1:29:10: Today's Guests

Christine Foerster, creator of farm.stand, will be our first guest on "The Lisa D Show" today from 1 - 2 p.m. on KHRO 1150 AM. Tune in or stream the show from www.talkradio1150.com. Call the show @ 915.880.4376.

farm.stand is project based on a mobile, modular farm stand, which embodies an important relationship between art and the environment, art object and produce. During 2010-2011 farm.stand will serve as the meeting point and delivery system for a number of interventions, performances and art objects which will be part of an effort to engage with “do it yourself” technologies concerned with agriculture.

Christine Foerster works in a variety of visual media including textiles, performance, installation and mixed media painting. Her most recent work invites participants to reconsider their relationship to urban private and public space through their interaction with Shell-ter-wear, a medium that transforms from garment to a temporary shelter-pod.

farm.stand is currently on display at the UTEP Department of Art Biennial Faculty Exhibition at the Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts.

Anne Giangiulio, also on display as part of the Biennial show, will join us to discuss her graphic design posters in the show. Giangiulio creates posters after concerts have come through El Paso, most notably the family running to Beck after his performance in 2009.

Both of these women represent very different genres and have some of the best works in the show. For more information on the Rubin Center, visit http://rubincenter.utep.edu.
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Thursday, January 28, 2010

1:28:10: Blogs I like




Bruce Berman produces a magnificent homage to the Border in his photography blog, www.border-blog.com. Featured in shows at the Centennial Museum and the Adair Margo Fine Art Gallery, Berman is on heavy display this month.

This Friday Adair Margo Fine Art gallery will have and artist's reception from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (The Martin Building, 215 N. Stanton, 6th floor) followed by an artist talk Three Decades of Photographing the Border from 12:45 - 1:30 p.m. at the Percolator (217 N. Stanton).

1.28.10: Today’s Guest

Jan Wolfe, director of “Die Laughing,” will be the guest on "The Lisa D Show" today from 1 - 2 p.m. on KHRO 1150 AM. Tune in or stream the show from www.talkradio1150.com. Call the show @ 915.880.4376.

“Die Laughing” is an “interactive murder mystery puts you in the center of the action. There's skullduggery afoot at a televised talent contest. Who gets killed? Who is the murderer? Characters in this comedy surround you and even serve your dinner. 
Tickets are $35 for dinner and a show. Tips, wine and beer are extra.
Reservations are required. Call 915-585-2221

Also featured on today’s show is Al Soto of “There’s nothing to do in El Paso.” Alfred will call from a pay phone somewhere in El Paso and read a long list of upcoming events taking place starting this Thursday night. If you think there’s nothing to do in El Paso, you’ve got to tune into the segment, which follows the second break at 1:40 p.m. After Al’s cultural lineup, we’ll give away tickets to an upcoming event. Keep the hotline number on speed dial, 915.880.4376, and secure your chance at winning!

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

1.27.10: Blogs I like


Caption: Woman with glasses, January 23, 2010, published on fiveblocksaround.blogspot.com

"ABOUT THIS BLOG

109 N. Mesa (El Paso, Texas) Is the address of the building where I live. I live in a seven story building that houses six loft like apartments and retail stores on the first floor. This blog is about the people, places and things five blocks around this building and sometimes in this building. No more no less."

In addition to being interesting and beautiful, this blog has managed to spark quite a debate on my Facebook page. First take a look at this blog, browse the photos, then read through some of the comments from my Facebook page (Lisa Degliantoni) on this post.

We'll be interviewing the creator of this blog in a few weeks on "The Lisa D Show," but first I want this conversation to gain some traction and make sure that I interview as many people and view points that I can.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

1.27.10: Today’s Guest




Benjamin Sáenz, author of Last Night I Sang to the Monster, will be the guest on "The Lisa D Show" today from 1 - 2 p.m. on KHRO 1150 AM. Tune in or stream the show from www.talkradio1150.com. Call the show @ 915.880.4376.

This Sunday, Jan. 31, Sáenz will be the guest speaker for the Friends of the El Paso Downtown Public Library at the Downtown Public Library on Oregon St. Sáenz will be reading from his latest YA novel Last Night I Sang to the Monster, a book which is receiving starred reviews and has been considered for prestigious national awards. 



Cinco Puntos Press, Sáenz’s publisher, is donating a portion of all book sales to the Friends of the Downtown Public Library.




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Monday, January 25, 2010

1.26.10: Today’s Guests




Arturo Arce, creator of Hell Paso, a local clothing brand for the city, will be the guest on "The Lisa D Show" today from 1 - 2 p.m. on KHRO 1150 AM. Tune in or stream the show from www.talkradio1150.com. Call the show @ 915.880.4376.

Arturo Arce is a graphic designer graduating from UTEP this May. “He was born and raised in El Paso and always knew he wanted to own his own business one day. As a kid, Arturo saw the term "Hell Paso" used by a graffiti artist and has always felt that this was a catchy nickname for our city. Since then he has heard people refer to El Paso as "Hell Paso" for various reasons, many of which are negative. Last year, he started his own clothing line and decided to call the line Hellpaso, hoping to change the connotation of the nickname and start a local brand for the city. Currently, the clothing line includes hooded sweatshirts, and t-shirts for men women and children.All of these items can be purchased online at www.hellpasostore.com. The Hellpaso brand also includes an upcoming skateboard line, available in the spring. These skateboards will be sold both online and at Crooks Skate Shop on 5640 Montanta and 1791 N. Zaragoza Rd. He is currently working with Jesse Perez, owner of Crooks Skate Shop, in hopes of developing a project which would include donating skateboard decks to lower income children. By providing these children with an alternative lifestyle, Arturo hopes to deter them away from drugs, gangs or alcohol.”

We’ll also feature Dr. N.A. Adams of Texas Tech, author of Nutirition for the Eye, a book on how to protect your vision. The book is published by local publisher Stanley Publishing Co. This Thurdsay, Jan. 28, Dr. Adams will talk at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine on “Introduction to Eye Nutrition.” For more information about this book visit www.stanleypublishing.com.

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1.25.10: Today’s Guests

Rebecca Lampinstein, co-owner of RIPE Eatery, will be on the show to promote a Haiti relief effort funder. Tune in from 1-2 p.m. on 1150 AM or stream the show from www.talkradio1150.com. Call the show @ 915.880.4376.

RIPE Eatery on Wednesday, January 27 will help raise money for Haiti earthquake relief. All food sale profits will be donated to Doctors Without Borders - America, during lunch (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.) and dinner (5 – 9 p.m.) and the waitstaff will donate a portion of their tips too.

Live Music Includes performances by: Mike Duncan (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.), Julio Ortiz (5 p.m. - 7p.m.) and Black Coyotes (7 p.m. - 9 p.m.) This event is sponsored by RIPE Eatery, PrintSpot and Viva Creative Group.

Also on today’s show, we talk with members of the exciting new culinary television project, "Cocina Indigena."

Antena Productions in association with Rebirth Multimedia and Santasombra, propose two pilot programs for a T.V. cooking series that explores the indigenous cuisine from the different regions of Mexico. The purpose of the show “Cocina Indigena” is to show the importance of Mexican indigenous cuisine to audiences around the world.

The show will be hosted by the Chef Miriam Ceballos Helguera, from Mexico City, who has extensive knowledge of international cuisine and has studied in cities like Mexico City and New York.

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Sunday, January 24, 2010

1.25.10: This week on “The Lisa D Show”

Monday – Rebecca Lampinstein, co-owner of Ripe, to promote Haiti relief effort funder on 1.27.10

Tuesday – Arturo Arce, creator of Hell Paso, a local clothing brand for the city

Wednesday – Benjamin Alire Saenz, author of YA novel Last Night I Sang to the Monster

Thursday – Jan Wolfe, writer and director of “Die Laughing” and Albert Soto, creator “There’s nothing to do in El Paso”

Friday – Christine Foerster, creator of farm.stand

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1.24.10: PechaKucha Night needs presenters


Friday, February 19, 2010 at FORUM Arts and Culture, is the night of the next PechaKucha Night. The call for presenters is still open, so take a moment to visit the website for more information as the deadline is fast upon us.

Pecha Kucha Night is open to architects, graphic designers, musicians, art directors, techologists, photographers, filmmakers, creative students or anyone else with ideas El Paso and the world needs to know about.

In a few weeks, a little closer the event date, we'll interview William Helm on "The Lisa D Show." In the meantime, please help spread the word and secure more presenters for the evening of the 19th.

Friday, January 22, 2010

1.22.10: Today’s Guest

Jeff Antebi, photographer of “Narco Christmas” for Planet-mag.com, will be the guest on "The Lisa D Show" today from 1 - 2 p.m. on KHRO 1150 AM. Tune in or stream the show from www.talkradio1150.com. Call the show @ 915.880.4376.

In his own words, Antebi describes his project in Juárez.

“When I mentioned I was going to spend Christmas photographing Juárez, people reacted as if I was planning a trip to Somalia.

They were not that far off. How out of control is the city of Juárez? Compare the killings there to the war in Afghanistan. In Juárez in 2009 -- a single city with only 1.5 million people—almost 2,600 people have been murdered. The number of civilians killed in the war in Afghanistan in 2009 was about 2,038 in a nation of 28 million people.

In the last two years, upwards of 4,000 people have been murdered in Juárez, compared to about 30 homicides across the U.S. border in El Paso.

Juárez is the deadliest city in the world for a simple reason: for years, several powerful drug cartels have been fighting over control of the city. The region represents an extremely profitable route into the U.S., where consumers spend enormous sums of money to get high. On average, 10 people are murdered each day. In September alone, 476 people were killed, most of them gunned down in the street in broad daylight.

Juárez has become synonymous with murder, but the murders here are extraordinary brutal. The killings often involve extreme sadism, mass executions, decapitations and torture. From the simple (cigarette burns, bones crushed to pieces) to the macabre (being buried alive) to the unpredictable. In two instances in September, narco mafiosos burst into drug rehab clinics, lined people up against the wall, shot 28 dead, most execution style.

To view the photos from this project, visit www.jeffantebi.com and click on Narco Christmas on the right menu bar.

Jeff Antebi (born 1970) is an American entrepreneur best known for his work in the arts, especially music. He is also a noted war photographer, covering places like Afghanistan and Haitias well as the insurgency in South Thailand and drug cartel wars in Juarez.

He founded the Waxploitation Company in the late 1990s as a home for unique projects and artists including the Grammy Award winning group Gnarls Barkley and Grammy Award winning artist/producer Danger Mouse, known for his work with Gorillaz, Beck and The Black Keys. To see more of his work, visit http://jeffantebi.com/

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Thursday, January 21, 2010

1.21.10: Today’s Guest

Jan Wolfe, director of “Out of the Closet and Into the Fire,” will be the guest on "The Lisa D Show" today from 1 - 2 p.m. on KHRO 1150 AM. Tune in or stream the show from www.talkradio1150.com. Call the show @ 915.880.4376.

This Saturday, at 8 p.m. enjoy an evening of gay monologues. "Out of the Closet and Into the Fire" is based on real people and tells their comedic, heartfelt and painful coming-out stories. A Framed Wolfe Production, "Out of the Closet and Into the Fire" is produced, written, compiled and edited by Jan H. Wolfe. It is directed by David Villanueva, and hosted by Ardovino’s Desert Crossing. Tickets for this event are $13 in advance an $15 at the door. Dinner and cocktails will be available from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. For more information and tickets, call 575.589.0653.

Jan’s bio: I have been in theatre since I was 12 years old. My degree is in Theatre Arts from UCLA Theatre Dept. I have taught theatre to children for 40 years, at the El Paso Playhouse, and two children's theatres: I started, Studio Theatre Workshop and my husband, Chet Frame, and Yvonne Carranza and I founded Kid-N-Co. over 20 years ago. Chet and I have had a children's play published. I also teach at various schools. My husband and I have directed and acted in plays at the El Paso Playhouse for 23 years, and also other theatres in town. I guess I have directed over 100 plays of all sorts. I founded Die Laughing with he Playhouse 6 years ago and I write and direct all the shows, which are seen monthly at Il Posto Ristorante. I started Framed Wolfe Productions after I retired from New York Life. I wrote, with the collaboration of David Villanueva, the play "Out of the Closet and Into the Fire this year. I am currently producing my husband's show, “I'm Not Rappaport,” at the EPPH, directing "Love Letters" for the Adobe Horseshoe Theatre, and have a Die Laughing this month.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

1.20.10: Grow Your Brain Book Winner

Congratulations to Christopher who won a signed copy of Celebrating El Paso by Mark Paulda. Paulda was the featured author interviewed on "The Lisa D Show" today and gave away a signed copy of his book to Christopher who answered this trivia question correctly; Q: Who published Celebrating El Paso? A: TCU Press. Congratulations Christopher, enjoy your copy of Celebrating El Paso.

Tune in Wednesdays for the weekly segment "Grow your brain, win a book!" I'll interview an author and during the following segment, ask a trivia question from the interview and the first caller (915.880.4376) to answer the trivia question correctly will win a signed copy of a book by the author interviewed that day. The book will come to you in the mail, you'll read it, and your brain will grow.*

For information on how you can become a featured author on "The Lisa D Show" email thelisadshow@gmail.com.

*I have no evidence your brain will grow if you read a book, but it sounds good, so we're going to use it.

1:20:10: Today's Guest

Mark Paulda, author of Celebrating El Paso, will be the guest on "The Lisa D Show" today from 1 - 2 p.m. on KHRO 1150 AM. Tune in or stream the show from www.talkradio1150.com. Call the show @ 915.880.4376.

Celebrating El Paso, published by TCU Press in October 2009, captures the borderland from Mark Paulda's celebrated photographic eye. Paulda, who has been recognized internationally for his photography at the Prix de la Photographie and Venice International Photo Awards, will discuss the book’s success and his next exciting publishing project.

As part of our author series on “The Lisa D Show,” listeners will be given the chance to win a signed copy of Celebrating El Paso following Paulda’s interview.

To see more of Paulda’s work, visit http://www.markpaulda.com/.

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Monday, January 18, 2010

1.19.10: Today’s Guest

Rev. Kati L. Houts from the Metropolitan Community Church in El Paso, will be the guest on "The Lisa D Show" today from 1 - 2 p.m. on KHRO 1150 AM. Tune in or stream the show from www.talkradio1150.com. Call the show @ 915.880.4376.

The Metropolitan Community Church in El Paso is an open and affirming church founded in and reaching beyond the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Community of El Paso, Texas

Recently, Rev. Houts published an opinion piece in the El Paso Times: Rev. Kati L. Houts on same-sex marriage: Think outside the box and see world in new ways. Click here to read the full opinion piece.

Today’s interview will focus on this piece by Rev. Houts and some of the major issues in the Proposition 8 trail in California.

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Sunday, January 17, 2010

1.18.10: This week on "The Lisa D Show"

This is the guest lineup for the week of Jan. 18th on the "The Lisa D Show." Tune in weekdays from 1-2 p.m. on KHRO 1150 AM or stream the show on www.talkradio1150.com.

Monday – MLK Holiday, No Show

Tuesday – Rev. Kati L. Houts, Metropolitan Community Church of El Paso, on gay marriage

Wednesday – Mark Paulda, author of Celebrating El Paso

Thursday – Jan Wolfe, director of “Out of the Closet and Into the Fire”

Friday – Jeff Antebi, photographer of "Narco Christmas" on Planet-mag.com

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Saturday, January 16, 2010

1.15.10: Take your mom to lunch winner!

This Friday we played another exciting round of "Take your mom to lunch Friday!" The Seafood Galley restaurant on Geronimo was the sponsor and the first caller, Andrea, won!

Every Friday a caller has the chance to win a gift certificate to a restaurant for a free meal if they answer the given trivia question correctly. Our caller Andrea answered Friday's question correctly. Q: Where did Miguel di Santiago work in college? A: The Prospector.

Tune in ever Friday on KHRO 1150 AM (stream it www.talkradio1150.com) for a chance to win a free meal on "Take your mom to lunch Friday!"

To become a restaurant sponsor for this contest emailthelisadshow@gmail.com.

Friday, January 15, 2010

AGUA Boutique hosts clothing drive

Our friends Jess and Cassie at therestisjusticing.com are circulating this information about relief efforts for victims of the earthquake in Haiti. Thanks ladies!

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AGUA Boutique will be participating in Haiti relief efforts. Should you have any clothing items that you wish to donate, you may drop them off at AGUA or call them and we they will pick them up and forward them to Fashion Delivers. Thank you very much for participating in this effort. Please spread the word! AGUA 5857 N. Mesa, Suite 20. For more information, call 915.585.6300.

If you cannot make it to AGUA to drop off your donations, they will come and pick it up for you.

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Dear Fashion Industry Leaders,


We are all now aware that disaster has struck in Haiti!

FASHION DELIVERS is coordinating efforts to send new product to our neighbors in Haiti who have been devastated by what very well be the worse natural disaster to have ever hit the western hemisphere. It has been reported that hundreds of thousands of people may have lost their lives and hundreds of thousands more have been left homeless and without life's most basic necessities.

Fashion Delivers is mobilizing to provide immediate assistance! We need a broad assortment of lightweight apparel for men and women, such as t-shirts, tops, shirts, jeans, shorts, slacks, sportswear, active wear, etc. Basic items such as underwear, socks, sheets (all sizes) and throws or lightweight blankets as well as baseball caps, sneakers, sandals and sleepwear are also needed.

Rest assured, your product donations of these essentials WILL reach the victims for which they are intended and will help them cope with this tragedy. This is a massive humanitarian crisis. Your donation of product will make the difference in so many peoples lives who have lost everything.

We anticipate starting to send product donations to Haiti by early next week. Please contact Fashion Delivers at 212-629-6700 or email carla@fashiondelivers.org for shipping information or any other questions you may have.

1.15.10: Today’s Guest

Miguel deSantiago, editor of www.epculturebeat.com, will be the guest on "The Lisa D Show" today from 1 - 2 p.m. on KHRO 1150 am. Tune in or stream the show from www.talkradio1150.com. Call the show @ 915.880.4376.

In his own words: "I am a music journalist. I recently graduated from UTEP with a bachelor’s degree in print media. While attending school, I worked at the Prospector, UTEP’s campus newspaper. I began there as a lowly correspondent and worked my way up to reporter and entertainment editor.

At the Prospector, I learned many things about media reporting (always write previews if you want to cover something!) and the opportunity provided me a much appreciated spring board for my burgeoning career as a music writer.. With the Prospector I began covering fests in Austin, including Austin City Limits '08 and Fun Fun Fun Fest of the same year. After I graduated, I contributed stories to Newspapertree.com, including coverage of last year’s SXSW. I launched my own online only publication in June. It is called EP Culture Beat, and we cover music, art, entertainment and all things culture. The site is also a creative outlet for writers, photogs and anybody else who wants to contribute.

I feel this town is a powder keg of talent that for some reason has not been tapped or utilized correctly. I want to give people a chance, put their name out there and inspire them to do something great. If it weren’t for somebody giving me a chance, you wouldn’t be reading this."

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Thursday, January 14, 2010

1.14.10: Today's Guest

Sue Malone, small business lending guru, will be the guest on "The Lisa D Show" today from 1 - 2 p.m. on KHRO 1150 am. Tune in or stream the show from www.talkradio1150.com. Call the show @ 915.880.4376.

Sue Malone is the founder of Strategies For Small Business. Her sole mission for the last five years has been to help people obtain access to capital to start or expand their businesses. In doing so, one of her specialties has been small business start-up loans. And she has done so exceptionally well. She is the undisputed, number one SBA loan provider for the Community Express Loan Program in the nation.

Sue is also promoting "SBA Working Capital Loans for Artists" brought to you by LARGetc. this Friday, January 15,
10 a.m. to noon
at The Percolator
(217 N. Stanton between Texas & Mills)

Attendees will have the chance to meet with a national SBA lender who specializes in working capital loans for artists (including sculptors, photographers, painters, musicians, graphic artists, film/video makers, publishers—you name it!) Apply on-site for a $5,000 to $25,000 SBA Loan with minimal paperwork. This event is free and open to the public.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

1.13.10: Grow Your Brain Book Winner


Congratulations to Mary who won a signed copy of Jetpack Dreams by Mac Montandon. Montandon was the featured author interviewed on "The Lisa D Show" today and gave away a signed copy of his book to Mary who answered this trivia question correctly; Q: Where did the author call from? A: Brooklyn, New York. Congratulations Mary, enjoy your copy of Jetpack Dreams, it's in the mail.

Tune in Wednesdays for the weekly segment "Grow your brain, win a book!" I'll interview an author and during the following segment, ask a trivia question from the interview and the first caller (915.880.4376) to answer the trivia question correctly will win a signed copy of a book by the author interviewed that day. The book will come to you in the mail, you'll read it, and your brain will grow.*

For information on how you can become a featured author on "The Lisa D Show" email thelisadshow@gmail.com.

*I have no evidence your brain will grow if you read a book, but it sounds good, so we're going to use it.

1.13.10: Today’s Guest



Mac Montandon, author of Jetpack Dreams, will be the guest on "The Lisa D Show" today from 1 - 2 p.m. on KHRO 1150 am. Tune in or stream the show from www.talkradio1150.com. Call the show @ 915.880.4376.

Montandon has written for the New York Times, New York magazine, Details, Salon and Spin, among others. He is the editor of Innocent When You Dream: The Tom Waits Reader, and is founding editor of The Silence of the City (silenceofthecity.com), and Best Recession Ever! (bestrcessionever.com). His most recent book is Jetpack Dreams: One Man’s Up and Down (But Mostly Down) Search for the Greatest Invention That Never Was. He is currently working on a book about zombies, due out from Wiley this year, as well as a biography of his brother. Mac lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and two daughters. He can be reached at www.jetpackdreams.com.

Jetpack Dreams is a charming and hilarious pop-socio-cultural history of the greatest invention that never was, the jetpack, a sincere meditation on the glory of flight and a participatory journey through the bizarre subculture of jetpack enthusiasts in search of a working model.

The book chronicles the colorful pop history and science of jetpacks, from the first flimsy, shoulder-mounted wings to Bill Suitor's 1984 Olympic flight; from a gruesome jetpack-driven murder in Houston in the mid-1990s to the secret laboratories and government facilities of today.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

1.12.10: Today’s Guest

Godfrey Harris, curator of "The Da Vinci Experience Exhibition” at the El Paso Museum of History will be the guest on "The Lisa D Show" today from 1 - 2 p.m. on KHRO 1150 am. Tune in or stream the show from www.talkradio1150.com. Call the show @ 915.880.4376.

The El Paso Museum of History will be the only stop in West Texas for The Da Vinci Experience. The exhibit is available through the Museum of Leonardo Da Vinci in Florence, Italy. It consists of more than 60 precise and working machines described and designed by Leonardo Da Vinci along with replicas of his greatest paintings; most notably the Mona Lisa. The exhibit is displayed in four principle galleries focusing on the topics of transportation, military, mechanical devices, and an art gallery.

This exhibit will be the first paid exhibit at the museum, for pricing structure visit www.elpasotexas.gov/history (click on The Da Vinci Experience link at the top of the page), through TicketMaster at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling either the museum at 915.351.3588 or TicketMaster at 1.800.7453000.

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