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Life Elsewhere

Behind The Glitz, The Glamour, & The Factory

Laurence Leamer – Capote’s Women – A True Story of Love, Betrayal, and a Swan Song for An Era  “There are certain women,” Truman Capote wrote, “who, though perhaps not born rich, are born to...

The Mysterious Mr. Thiel. Questions About The News. New Piano Music. 

What do you know about the billionaire venture capitalist and entrepreneur, Peter Thiel? He has been a behind-the-scenes operator, influencing countless aspects of our contemporary way of life, from the technologies we use every day...

Survival of the City. My Sweet Girl.

Survival of the City: Living and Thriving in an Age of Isolation – Edward Glaeser & David Cutler Cities can make us sick. They always have – diseases spread more easily when more people are...

Streetlight Harmonies – The Origins Of Doo-Wop

“The main thing was all the girls used to come to the best group. And we were the best group … they used to come and crowd and load up our corner.” The Drifters’ Charlie...

Dr. Kampmark Diagnoses The News

Dateline: 19.00 hours ET, August 16, 2021 Dr. Binoy Kampmark is always ahead. 14 hours ahead in Melbourne. Yet, even if the learned professor were in the same dateline, you can be assured his perspective...

A Comic Writer’s Funny Obsession

Mark Haskell Smith Rude Talk In Athens: Ancient Rivals, the Birth of Comedy, and a Writer’s Journey through Greece In ancient Athens, thousands would attend theatre festivals that turned writing into a fierce battle for...

Not Just Another Book About #$%@&. An Untold American Story. Plus New Music

When the PR people from Penguin invited us to talk about a new book, I Alone Can Fix It – Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year our first reaction was, Oh no! Not another book...

Tales Retold From A Remarkable Culture

Poet, Richard Price has respectfully, (lovingly perhaps) taken three Inuit stories and retold them with a sensitive, yet earnest approach in his new book, The Owner Of The Sea

Human Relationships To Animals & Information

“We are the smartest species on earth; why do we insist on being the dumbest, too?” Asks Henry Mance the chief features writer for the Financial Times, in his new book, How To Love Animals...

Assessing The News With Binoy Kampmark

Frequent contributor to Life Elsewhere, Dr. Binoy Kampmark shares his well-considered assessments of the following news items: Haiti’s President Assassinated  A group of gunmen allegedly posing as agents of the Drug Enforcement Agency forcibly entered...

A Conversation With Chris Connelly About The Birthday Poems

Alternative music legend, Chris Connelly joins Life Elsewhere host Norman B for an in-depth conversation about his latest musical project, The Birthday Poems. An album created to celebrate the centenary of Orkney-born poet, George Mackay...

The QAnon Question?

In January 2021, thousands descended on the U.S. Capitol to aid President Donald Trump in combating a shadowy cabal of Satan-worshipping pedophiles. Two women were among those who died that day. They, like millions of...

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