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Category Archives: George Thomas Clark Podcast

Podcast #24 – Trump Owes Nation Fourth of July Explanation

This podcast is available on Youtube and other social medial platforms George Thomas Clark Podcast #24 – Trump Owes Nation Fourth of July Explanation

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Podcast #22 – Teaching ESL Online

These podcasts are available on Youtube and social media platforms. #22 – Teaching ESL Online

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Letter from Hell — and George Thomas Clark Podcast #21

Dear President Trump, I must correct you for saying I’m happy in heaven looking down at recent economic numbers you inexplicably brag about. In fact I’m buried looking into darkness and you remind me of the guys who put me here. Sincerely, George Floyd Listen to “Letter From Hell” on YouTube, Apple, Spotify, Google and […]

Also posted in Coronavirus, Donald Trump, Economics, George Floyd, Murder, Racism

George Thomas Clark Podcast #20 – Easing Back into Business

We’ve been isolating about two and a half months and getting tense but are now cautiously trying to resume regular business activities and life. There are limits to what we can safely do but the murky waters must be entered. Listen on YouTube, Spotify, Apple, Google, and other Digital Platforms

Also posted in Coronavirus, Donald Trump, Joe Biden

George Thomas Clark Podcast #19 – Video Doctor

For the first time in my life, I went to the doctor via video camera. And it was enjoyable and informative as we dispensed with personal matters and discussed the coronavirus. Listen on YouTube, Apple, Spotify, Google, and other Digital Platforms

Also posted in Computers, Coronavirus, Doctors

George Thomas Clark Podcast #18 – Sports’ Forgotten Heroes

Warren Rogan hosts a popular podcast that focuses on Sports’ Forgotten Heroes. Today we learn about Warren’s background in sportswriting and TV production and discuss some of the most intriguing stories on his show: Drazen Petrovic, Joe Kapp, and Dave DeBusschere and several other notable but no longer well-known stars of sports. Listen on YouTube, […]

Also posted in Baseball, Basketball, Football, Joe Kapp, Podcasts, Warren Rogan

George Thomas Clark Podcast #17 – Globetrotting Martial Artist

Even in high school, where I met him, Ken Lambert was known a dashing fellow. And as an adult he’s traveled and lived around the world, teaching and competing in martial arts and maintaining a successful business career as well as raising two sons. Listen on YouTube, Spotify, Apple, Google, and other Digital Platforms

Also posted in Asia, Bangkok, Bruce Lee, Karate, Madrid, Martial Arts, Spain

George Thomas Clark Podcast #16 – Living in Lisbon

Jordan Ring is an adventurous writer, book publisher, and publicist who, with his wife, recently sold most of his possessions in the United States and moved to Lisbon, Portugal. The cultural experience proceeded famously until the coronavirus pandemic worsened, but he has adjusted and today shares his experiences with us. Listen on YouTube, Spotify, Google, […]

Also posted in Book Publicity, Book Reviews, Books, Lisbon, Portugal

Trump Corona – Article and Podcast #15

Dr. Anthony Fauci and the coronavirus taskforce have done a great job but their duties are meant to be temporary before our agencies like FEMA begin to take over as certain brave governors reopen businesses, relax social distancing, and we daily watch more than a thousand deaths. We may have lost more than twice as […]

Also posted in Anthony Fauci, Coronavirus, Donald Trump

George Thomas Clark Podcast #14 – John Wayne Searches

John Wayne usually plays a rugged but righteous hero but in “The Searchers” his character is distinctly racist and homicidal. Director John Ford and Wayne were master moviemakers but may have incited a few more emotional concerns than they intended. Listen on Your Favorite Digital Platforms Listen on YouTube

Also posted in Indians - American, John Ford, John Wayne, Movies, Murder

George Thomas Clark Podcast #13 – Vincent van Gogh 3

There are several paintings by Vincent van Gogh at the splendid Norton Simon Museum. Sometimes the characters in the paintings don’t get along. Clark witnessed an argument that he chronicles here. Listen on Spreaker Listen on Spotify, Google, Apple, and Other Digital Platforms Listen on YouTube

Also posted in Art, George Thomas Clark, Mental Health, Norton Simon, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, Vincent Van Gogh

George Thomas Clark Podcast #12 – Vincent van Gogh 2

It’s 1885 and Vincent van Gogh, a young man who’s only been painting a few years, resolves to test himself by painting a group portrait. He practices for months and works three weeks to complete “The Potato Eaters,” a work that most viewers have for generations considered his first masterpiece. My written response to “The […]

Also posted in Art, Paint it Blue, Painters, Suicide, Vincent Van Gogh

George Thomas Clark Podcast #11 – Vincent van Gogh 1

The brilliant but disturbed painter Vincent Van Gogh continues to fascinate and delight art lovers around the world. In this podcast, the first of several about van Gogh, I read the very short story “She Lives With Vincent” from my collection Paint it Blue. Listen on Spreaker Listen on Spotify, Apple, Google, and other Digital […]

Also posted in Art, George Thomas Clark, Mental Health, Paint it Blue, Painters, Suicide

George Thomas Clark Podcast #10 – Writing & Editing “Janet”

Years ago I thought I had a good twenty-page short story named “Janet.” Fifteen years later I thought I had carved the tale into 12 smooth pages that would be part of my collection “The Bold Investor.” But I hadn’t, and needed to keep rewriting and editing. There wasn’t much left at the end but […]

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George Thomas Clark Podcast #9 – Learning Spanish

For many years Gary Christiansen taught Spanish and English as a Second Language and used those opportunities to learn to speak, read, and write Spanish like a native. He shares some of his insights and experiences. Listen on Spreaker here Listen on Spotify, Apple, Google, and Others here Listen on YouTube

Also posted in Adult Education, English, France, French, Spanish

George Thomas Clark Podcast #8 – Integrating Basketball

Western Kentucky University has a traditional of basketball excellence that was enhanced by its progressive recruitment of black players in the segregated south of the 1960s. Few know as much about Hilltopper hoops as Charlie Halter, who years ago moved from New Jersey to Bowling Green, losing his Jersey accent but acquiring a wife and […]

Also posted in Basketball, Basketball and Football, Bowling Green, George Thomas Clark, Integration, Western Kentucky University

George Thomas Clark Podcast #7 – Surviving the Book Business

Veteran bookstore owner Mike Russo discusses trends in the book business and the challenges of selling enough books to offset increasing monthly expenses. Click here to listen on your favorite digital platform Listen on YouTube

Also posted in Books, Economics, Publishing, Sales

George Thomas Clark Podcast #6 – Playing in a Rock Band

Clint McCubbin recalls his days as a young rock musician in Seattle where he played in bars and clubs in the University District and learned about the pleasures and difficulties in the business. Click here to listen on your favorite digital platform Listen on YouTube

Also posted in Clint McCubbin, Electricians, Guitar, Jimi Hendrix, Music, Piano, Rock and Roll, Seattle

George Thomas Clark Podcast #5 – Buying Food Online

Francilyn O’Brien is avoiding the coronavirus by shopping for food online and receiving the deliveries at home. As a survivor of valley fever, Francilyn is particularly concerned about evading further medical problems. Click here to listen on your favorite digital platform Listen on YouTube

Also posted in California, Computers, Coronavirus, Donald Trump, Food

George Thomas Clark Podcast #4 – Coronavirus Count

Tom comments about persistent efforts on the right to portray the coronavirus as something less than a pandemic getting more dangerous every day. Click here to listen on your favorite digital platform Listen on YouTube

Also posted in Coronavirus, Donald Trump, France, Italy, Rush Limbaugh

George Thomas Clark Podcast #3 – Radio Pro

Veteran radio personality Jesse Portillo discusses his career, which includes stints in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Miami, as well as his experiences teaching aspiring on air radio professionals in Bakersfield. Click here to listen on your favorite digital platform Listen on YouTube

Also posted in Bakersfield, George Thomas Clark, Los Angeles, Miami, Radio

George Thomas Clark Podcast #2 – Visiting South Africa

Doug Nareau, a Sacramento attorney and world traveller, recently returned from a month in South Africa where he toured the great cities of Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesberg as well as some of the beautiful towns along the southern coast. In addition to tourism, Clark and Nareau discuss South African history, Nelson Mandela, current crime, […]

Also posted in Africa, Apartheid, Cape Town, George Thomas Clark, Johannesberg, Mohandas Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, South Africa

George Thomas Clark Podcast #1 – Emergency Computer Service

We launched the George Thomas Clark Podcast #1 with a discussion of the coronavirus, which sent Tyler Derosier to many businesses for tech support working at home. We also talked about his work as a book designer and his three years of living in Alaska. Click here to listen on your favorite digital platform Listen […]

Also posted in Alaska, Books, Coronavirus, George Thomas Clark, Tyler Derosier