Tuesday, January 30, 2007

FINAL TAXI: Post # 61 - Bong Soo Han

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Korean martial arts master Bong Soo Han, who helped revolutionize Hollywood's understanding of martial arts by creating fight sequences for modern American films. He helped create the "Kung Fu" craze of the 1970s.
Han, who held a 9th-degree black belt and the title of grand master in Hapkido, was discovered by Hollywood in 1969. Actor Tom Laughlin saw him perform and asked for help with his action film "Billy Jack." Han choreographed fight scenes for the film, now a cult classic, and served as a stunt man, demonstrating a level of martial arts skill
rarely seen before.

Friday, January 26, 2007

Brain Science Podcast #4: The Great Brain Debate

theGreatBrainDebate.jpgThe debate about the relative contributions of nature versus nurture has probably been going on as long as humans have wondered about the origins of human behavior. In his 2004 book The Great Brain Debate: Is it Nature or Nurture?, Harvard neuroscientist, John E Dowling, describes how recent discoveries about brain development shed light on this controversy.

This episode of the Brain Science Podcast discusses the main ideas of Dowling's book.

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Thursday, January 25, 2007

FINAL TAXI: Post # 60 - California Grievin' - Denny Doherty

The Mamas and the Papas Singer Takes His Final Taxi

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On this weeks Final Taxi, Ron talks about Denny Doherty, singer with the Mamas and Papas whose laid-back style exemplified the 1960s Californian dream.
As the sweet tenor voice in the Mamas and the Papas, Doherty was an exemplar of the ambiance of the 1960s in America, with a string of hits that included California Dreamin', Monday Monday and Dedicated to the One I Love.

MLB -- Episode #19 - Tom's lazy day in

Picture this, young man...
Episode #19 - Tom's lazy day in

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Friday, January 19, 2007

Thank you to Daniel for setting up this site for Birmingham-area podcasters.

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