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Monica Piper Talks Stand-up, ‘Rugrats’, Comedy Writing and Single Parenting, Plus Art Tips for Parents, Teachers and Kids – Episode 523

Emmy Award-winning comedy writer Monica Piper joins Nancy to discuss her one-woman play ‘Not That Jewish’ and her comedy journey from childhood influences to her career and work as an English teacher, stand-up comedian and sitcom writer. Plus, visual artist Sarah West discusses her art advocacy work with children, families, and educators and…

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George Thorogood Talks Rock and Roll, Taking Charge of Your Health, and The Importance Ovarian Cancer Awareness and Research, Plus a Scriptwriting Opportunity to Create Change – Episode 516

“Bad to the Bone” veteran blues/rocker George Thorogood joins Nancy to discuss the Marla Thorogood Memorial Fund for Ovarian Cancer Research, and why taking charge of your health and reminding family and friends to do the same is so important. Plus, Nancy reviews an opportunity for screenwriters…

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Kirsten and Matthew Scott Talk Musical Theater, Broadway Dreams, and ‘Rock of Ages,’ Plus Writing, Kids, and Gratitude Journals – Episode 515

Kirsten Scott and Matthew Scott join Nancy to discuss their acting and singing careers, their musical theater-driven journey and work with shows from ‘Jersey Boys’ to ‘Rock of Ages’, their new routines, and thoughts on Broadway’s safe comeback. Plus, the actors share their suggestions for children and young adults (and their parents) interested in the performing arts. And writer/columnist Bonnie Jean Feldkamp on how parents…

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Justin Hayward Talks Moody Blues, Songwriting, and Creative Challenges, Plus Nancy’s Book Suggestions for Inspiring Productivity – Episode 508

Rock legend Justin Hayward joins Nancy to discuss his musical journey, the Moody Blues’ and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame experience, his songwriting process, and creative challenges during stressful times. Plus, the story behind his new EP and songs “My Juliette” and “One Summer Day”. Also in this episode, Nancy talks about using books to jump-start…

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