The Life Elsewhere Science Fiction Special

Since the last Presidential election, how many times have you said, “This is all too fantastic to be true”? The most unlikely of Presidents and the perpetual bizarre circus surrounding him has perplexed even the most revered, brilliant scholars. Every day, pundits on cable TV chorus the same sentiment,“You couldn’t make this up, it’s hard to… Read more »

Women’s Show 4/12 Through Women’s Eyes Film Festival

Through Women’s Eyes Film Festival on From a Woman’s Point of View It’s Springtime… Baseball in the snow, and luckily the beginning of the Stanley Cup playoffs.  And it is also film festivals!  Through Women’s Eyes 19th Annual International Film Festival – films by and about women takes place in Sarasota at Regal Hollywood Stadium… Read more »

Passion & Discovery on Life Elsewhere

“There are piles of fantastic magazines out there just waiting to be discovered,” says Steven Watson, “but finding quality independent magazines can be difficult.”  Thankfully, the former magazine editor had a passion for magazines and he really liked discovering them. So, that’s what he did, better still he set about sharing his passion and his… Read more »

What Is Your Favorite Love Song? & Why? (on Life Elsewhere)

Yes, we’re approaching that day again, when restaurants giddily cram reservations into an already overbooked list and throw in a long-stemmed rose for the lady as a compensation for the inevitable wait for a table. Florists do more business in an hour than a regular month. Mountains of garishly adorned boxes of chocolates magically appear… Read more »

Interview with Bob Marley Biographer Roger Steffens on Reggae, Vietnam and his Photo Exhibit The Family Acid

Radioactivity 1 26 18 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up—an interview with Roger Steffens a photographer, pioneering reggae DJ, leading expert on Bob Marley, actor and poet. Our guest today is Roger Steffens who has led an amazing life—a life that that follows the arc of a lot of Baby Boomers… Read more »

Gordon Raphael: The Interview on Life Elsewhere

Reminiscing about his early days in Seattle, musician, and producer, Gordon Raphael, casually mentions the velvet clothes he preferred to wear just as flannel shirts were becoming the standard uniform for any aspiring rock star from the Pacific Northwest. It’ an important detail because Gordon didn’t readily fit into an obvious category then and avoids… Read more »

The Ultimate Hendrix Book

Jimi Hendrix enjoyed the international limelight for less than four years, but his innovative and imaginative interpretations of blues and rock continue to inspire guitarists and music lovers across ages and genre. Coinciding with what would have been Hendrix’s 75th year on this mortal coil is the publication of (incredibly) the first full-blown illustrated book exploring… Read more »

Power, Corruption & Lies!

“If men are not naturally sexual predators, why does it happen so often?” Asks author and professor of anthropology, Agustín Fuentes. An article he wrote for Psychology Today, a couple years back, is more than relevant today, what with the tawdry accusations surrounding Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly plus the unabashed sexual bragging of one… Read more »

Shine Mural Festival 2017

The 2017 Shine Festival in St. Pete just concluded this weekend (okay, there might be a few artists still working…) and we have some photos today – more later this week. The cover mural is by Hu=man, or is it Hueman? I don’t know, but she’s great. It’s on 17 st S, just south of… Read more »

Natasha Tells All! on Life Elsewhere

She was the last person to be hired at Andy Warhol’s Factory and she wants to talk about it. Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni wants to talk about all of her experiences including an affair with Mick Jagger when she was a seventeen-year-old school girl. Ms. Fraser-Cavassoni isn’t one to hold back, in her new book, After Andy – Adventures In Warhol Land, she tells all…. Read more »

Art & Activism on Life Elsewhere

“There is an art to every practice, activism included.” Says Stephen Duncombe, co-founder of The Center For Artistic Activism. “This is a place to explore, analyze, and strengthen connections between social activism and artistic practice. Our goal is to make more creative activists and more effective artists. We aim to win.” Stephen has been an activist… Read more »