Eric Schoeck Shows on KUSP

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, July 9th
Nancy Shanfeld talks to authorities on emergency contraception and Alzheimer's disease.

Radiogram - Monday, July 8th
Eric Schoeck interviews Michael Warren, UCSC Professor Emeritus in Literature and respected Shakespeare Scholar, about the 3 plays being produced this summer by Shakespeare Santa Cruz (Merry Wives of Windsor, Coriolanus, and Chekhov’s The Seagull).  Also, Jenn Rammage talks with Darin Strauss, author of The Real McCoy. The novel is loosely based on the real life of the turn-of-the-century icon and charlatan, The Real McCoy. In Strauss' spinning of the tale, underachieving Virgil Selby becomes “Kid” McCoy, a championship boxer, jewel thief, scam artist, and the most married man in America.

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, July 2nd
Deana Zachary interviews Zen Master Cheri Huber about the voices of self hate that people have in their heads, and about Cheri Huber's book called "There's Nothing Wrong with You".  Also, Derek Albertsen discusses smoking cessation, weight loss, and other potential benefits of hypnotherapy and  neuro-linguistic programming, with his guest Karrin Leonard. 

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, June 25th
Eric Schoeck completes his hosting of the program. He'll talk with Connie Kaplan about the healing and spiritual powers of dreams. And Eric will talk with Mind Body Spirit producers Nancy Shanfeld and Deborah Bone about the first four years of Mind Body Spirit and how it has grown and evolved. 

Radiogram - Monday, June 24th
Eric Schoeck completes his hosting of the program. He'll talk with Terry Ryan, author of "The Prize Winner of Defiance Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 kids on 25 Words or Less." Also, Russell Rowland discusses his memoir of growing up in Montana, "In Open Spaces." 

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, June 18th
Eric Schoeck talks with Reverend Katherine O'Connell about her life of healing work. O'Connell is a nurse, clinical psychologist, and ordained minister. Then, Noel Murphy speaks with Clifford and Dixie of the FUN Institute, about the healing qualities of improv.

RadioGram - Monday, June 17th
Eric Schoeck talks with Melissa Sanders-Self about her new novel of darkness and light "All That Lives." It is based on the Bell Witch legend of 19th century Tennessee. Also, James Houston discusses his latest novel "Snow Mountain Passage", a vivid depiction of the travels and travails of the infamous Donner Party in the 1840s.

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, June 11th
Eric Schoeck talks with Mirabai Starr about her new translation of the classic mystical text "Dark Night of the Soul" by St. John of the Cross. Also, Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen discusses the healing stories she has learned in working with those with cancer and life threatening illnesses. Airs at Noon.

RadioGram - Monday, June 10th
Eric Schoeck talks with teacher and wriiter Ellen Bass about her new book of poems "Mules of Love."  Also, Bharati Mookerjee discusses her new novel "Desireable Daughters."  Airs at Noon.

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, June 4th
Eric Schoeck talks with Dr. Deepak Chopra about the latest medical research and spiritual wisdom concerning how humans age.  Also, healer Byron Katie discusses her work, known simply as The Work.

Radiogram - Monday, June 3rd
Eric talks with Jeffrey Lent about his new book "In the Fall," a novel of race and revelation set in 19th century Vermont.  Also, former Time magazine foreign correspondent Jonathan Hull discusses his novel "Losing Julia," set in the trenches of World War One.

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, May 28th
Eric Schoeck talks with Terry Healey about his stuggle with disfiguring cancer in his face. Also, Cara Bruce and Lisa Montanelli discuss the current epidemic of Hepatitis C.

Radiogram - Monday, May 27th
Eric Schoeck talks with John David Ebert about his book "Twilight of the Clockwork Gods: Conversations on Science and Spirtituality at the End of an Age."  Also, Dominique Browning, editor of Home and Garden magazine, discusses her new book "In the Garden: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Healing, and Home Improvement." 

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, May 21st
Eric Schoeck talks with Laura Maxson of the Birth Network about what is new, and old, in birth. Also, Steven Harrison discusses healing, spirituality and belief.

RadioGram - Monday, May 20th
Eric Schoeck talks with therapist Marlene Winnell about her new book  "Leaving the Fold: A Guide for Former Fundamentalists and Others Leaving Their Religion."  Also, Sarah Stone discusses her novel of love and war in Burundi, Africa. It's called "The True Source of the Nile."

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, May 14th
Eric Schoeck talks with Gary Johnson, who will discuss the latest in kidney donor surgery.  Also, David Stevens discusses healing from a Christian Science point of view.

RadioGram - Monday, May 13th
Eric Schoeck talks with Louise Freeman-Toole about her new family memoir "Standing Up To The Rock."  It's about her family's move from Santa Cruz to rural Idaho in search of a new life in the country.  Also, Minnesota writer Leif Enger discusses his acclaimed novel "Peace Like a River," a novel of family set in the Midwest of the 1960s.

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, May 7th
Eric Schoeck talks with Thomas Moore, author of the bestselling "Care of the Soul."  Moore's latest work is focused on bringing the spiritual into all elements of our lives.  Also, Dr. Atul Gwande discusses his life and training as a surgeon, and how frailties, mysteries and mistakes are always part of the world of medicine.

RadioGram - Monday, May 6th
Eric Schoeck talks with UC Santa Cruz linguistics professor Geoffrey Pullum. He has edited the new "Cambridge Grammar of the English Language."  Also, Bob Fenster, style editor of the Santa Cruz Sentinel, discusses his new book "They Did What!? The Funny, Weird, Wonderful, Outrageous, and Stupid Things That Famous People Have Done."  Fenster is also the author of "Duh! The Stupid History 
Of The Human Race."

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, 30th April
Eric Schoeck talks with the women of WomenCare. Now marking its tenth anniversary, WomenCare has become a model health support organization for women facing cancer. Also, Lewis Richmond discusses his recovery from life threatening illness, and the lessons learned.

RadioGram - Monday, April 29th
Eric Schoeck talks with writer and activist Luis Rodriguez about his new collection of short stories "The Republic of East L.A."  Also, former Time magazine foreign correspondent Jonathan Hull discusses his novel of World War I and love, "Losing Julia."

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, April 23rd
Eric Schoeck talks with healer and shaman Martin Prechtel. Also, Mind Body Spirit producers Nancy Shanfeld and Deborah Bone will discuss how the program is produced.

RadioGram - Monday, April 22nd
Eric Schoeck welcomes Laurie King back for another installment of her compelling Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes novels. The latest is called "Justice Hall."  Also, Dan Bessie discusses his new edited book of his father's memoir, "The Spanish Civil War Notebooks of Alvah Bessie." 

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, April 16th
Host Eric Schoeck talks with dentist Rick Smith about restorative dentistry. And UCSC sociologist Melanie Dupuis discusses the cultural history of milk and the many health and medical issues surrounding milk.

Radiogram - Monday, April 15th
Judith Freeman talks with Eric Schoeck about her new novel "Red Desert."  It looks at the 19th century massacre of more than 100 settlers in Utah by Mormons through the eyes of three wives of one of the Mormon leaders. And Jill Fredston discusses "Rowing to Latitude: Journey's Along the Arctic's Edge." It chronicles more than twenty thousand miles of rowing across the Arctic and sub-Arctic with her husband. 

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, April 9th
Eric Schoeck talks with osteopath Hugh Milne about his work in cranio-sacral healing.  Also, trauma surgeon Jonathan Kaplan discusses his work as a battlefield surgeon.

RadioGram - Monday, April 8th
Eric Schoeck talks with Santa Cruz's own legend Morton Marcus about his latest collection of prose poetry.  Also, Lisa Backer discusses her graceful novel set in Japan, "American Fuj."

Mind Body Spirit - Tuesday, April 2nd
Eric Schoeck talks with Deborah Kasten about the healing powers of foods. Also, Will Scott discusses his healing work.

RadioGram - Monday, April 1st
Eric Schoeck talks with Coleman Barks about his new book "The Soul of Rumi." Barks is the acclaimed translator of the medieval mystic and poet Rumi.  Also, Roger Housden discusses his book "Ten Poems to Change Your Life." Housden has written extensive commentaries on ten profound poems, including Rumi's "Zero Circle."

Mind Body Spirit - March 26th, 2002
Eric Schoeck talks with Laura Davis, co-author of "The Courage to Heal," about her latest work: how to move from estrangement to the healing of reconciliation.  Also, Laura Paxton discusses spiritual healing and transformation in her work, based on the teachings of Don Miguel Ruiz.

RadioGram - March 25th, 2002
Lisa Tealey talks with Eric about her eclectic new collection of short stories called "Glow In the Dark."
Also, Sebastian Faulks discusses his new book "On Green Dolphin Street," a novel about a powerful love affair set in New York City and Washington DC during the Kennedy/Nixon presidential campaign of 1960.

RadioGram - March 18th, 2002
Eric talks with Alexandra Fuller about her new memoir "Don't Let's Go to the dogs Tonight."  Fuller tells the story of growing up white in Rhodesia amidst growing civil war.  Also, South African Kobie Kruger discusses her book "The Wilderness family: At Home with Africa's Wildlife."

Mind Body Spirit - March 12th, 2002
Eric Schoeck talks with Jan Tice of Janus Recovery about Proposition 36, the drug treatment law passed by voters last year, and how it's working.  Also, Caroline Myss discusses sacred contracts and how we heal from them.

RadioGram - March 11th, 2002
Eric Schoeck talks with North Carolina writer Alan Gurganus about his new collection of stories and a novella, "The Practical Heart."  Also, Peter Orner discusses his acclaimed new short story collection  "Esther Stories."

Mind Body Spirit - March 5th, 2002
Eric Schoeck talks with Cynthia Black about how to write a book on spiritual topics and issues.  Also, Zen priest Claude Anshin discusses his life and spiritual practice, from Vietnam combat veteran to his ordination as a priest at Auchswitz and his subsequent pilgrimage walk from Poland to Vietnam.

RadioGram - March 4th, 2002
Eric talks with Pulitzer prize winning writer Richard Ford about his new collection of stories "A Multitude of Sins."  Also, novelist Christopher Moore discusses his new novel "Lamb: The Gospel according to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal."

Mind Body Spirit - February 26th, 2002
Eric Schoeck talks with noted herbalist Martha Benedict about the healing powers of herbs.  Also, a closer look at the healing powers of sound, and the San Jose International Sound Symposium

RadioGram - February 25th, 2002
Joseph Palermo talks with Eric Schoeck about his new book, "In His Own Right: The Political Odyssey of Senator Robert F. Kennedy."  Also, Al Gedick discusses his book on the collision of globalism, the environment and indigenous peoples.  The book is called "Resource Rebels: Native Challenges to Mining and Oil Corporations."

Mind Body Spirit - February 19th, 2002
Timothy Dunphy talks about energy medicine and energy healing.  Also, Eric takes a closer look at the Alliance for Health, a model health care delivery program fpr the Central Coast.

RadioGram - February 18th, 2002
Eric welcomes writer and LA Times critic Jonathan Kirsch to discuss his new book "The Woman Who Laughed at God: The Untold History of the Jewish People."  Also, nature and environmental writer Gary Paul Nabhan talks about his new book "Coming Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Foods."

Mind Body Spirit - February 12th, 2002
Eric talks with Dr. David Gelbart about osteoporosis, which Gelbart calls "the preventable disease."  Also, spiritual healer UMI discusses the power of meditation and spiritual transformation.

RadioGram - February 11th, 2002
Paul Ortiz talks to Eric Schoeck about his book "Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Talk about the Segregated South."  Also, Michael Dyson discusses his writings on Dr. Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and the civil rights movement.  RadioGram, celebrating Black History Month.

Mind Body Spirit - February 5th, 2002
Eric talks with members of Dientes, the community dental health clinic.  Also, Michael Dowling discusses the history and spirituality of the San Francisco Zen Center, and the crisis which rocked the Zen Center 15 years ago.

RadioGram - February 4th, 2002
John Stauber talks about his book "Trust Us, We're Experts: How Industry Manipulates Science and Gambles with Your Future."  Also, Linda Breen Pierce discusses her book "Choosing Simplicity: Real People Finding Peace and Fulfillment in a Complex World."

Mind Body Spirit - January 29th, 2002
Eric Schoeck talks with Carol Evans about living with mental illness in one's family.  Also, Dr. Jeanne Achtenberg discusses her healing work. 

RadioGram - January 28th, 2002
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni returns with her new novel "The Vine of Desire," about  two best friends from India trying to find new lives in California. Akhil Sharma dicusses his new novel "The Obedient Father," a story of family and politics in modern India.

Mind Body Spirit - January 22nd, 2002
Eric Schoeck talks with Maribel Cuervo and Lyn Whitenberg of WomenCare about a new program supporting Latinas with cancer.  Also, Michael Curnett discusses sciatica and its treatments.

RadioGram - January 21st, 2002
Eric talks with North Carolina writer Kat Meads about her new collection of stories called "Not Waving."
Southern California writer Susan Straight discusses her new novel "Highwire Moon," a poignant story of enduring love between parents and children.

Mind Body Spirit - January 15th, 2002
Eric Schoeck talks with Lisa Moore about her work in Body and Soul De-Toxification. Also, Stephen Hammer and Hugh Milne discuss Visionary Craniosacral healing.

RadioGram - January 14th, 2002
Eric Talks to Charmaine Craig about her novel "The Good Men," which is the gripping, epic story of what happened when religious persecution turned Christian against Christian and neighbor against neighbor in Montaillou, a small village in south-west France.  Also, Robert Pardun shares an insider's view of the Students for a Democratic Society where he held a national office at the height of the Vietnam anti-war movement through his book, "Prairie Radical."

Mind Body Spirit  - January 8th, 2002
Eric Schoeck takes a closer look at mindful living. Mindfulness meditation teachers Bob Stahl and Karen Zelin talk about how to be mindful in any moment of daily life. Also, Gail Lewis and Laurel Andres discuss their work teaching mindful yoga. 

RadioGram - January 7th, 2002
Eric talks to Frederick Crews, author of the beloved book of literary criticism "The Pooh Perplex," returns with his new "Postmodern Pooh."  Even Eyeore will like it!  Also, Pat Arnold discusses her new memoir about life in Hollywood in the 1920s and 30s.

Mind Body Spirit  - January 1st, 2002
Eric Schoeck talks with Tolly Burkan about what he calls Extreme Spirituality. Burkan has taught walking on hot coals and other forms of extreme spiritual challenges to tens of thousands of people. And Dr. Jacob Liberman discusses Wisdom from an Empty Mind, reflections of his years meditating and seeking spiritual healing.

RadioGram - December 31, 2001
Eric talks to Philip Fradkin about his book, "Wildest Alaska."  Also, David Helvarg talks about the oceans through his latest book, "Blue Frontier: Saving America's Living Seas."

RadioGram - December 24, 2001
Publisher's Weekly calls Jonathan Franzen's The Corrections "a masterpiece," while Kirkus Reviews believes it is "one of the most impressive American novels of recent years."  See what you think, as Eric talks to Jonathan on RadioGram.   Also, Frances Mayes, best selling author of "Under the Tuscan Sun" and "Bella Tuscany," talks to Eric about her new book, "The Discovery of Poetry: A Field Guide to Reading and Writing Poetry."

RadioGram - Monday, September 3, 2001
RadioGram for Monday, September 3rd with guests Elizabeth George and Christina Schwartz.

RadioGram - Tuesday, September 4, 2001
Mind Body Spirit on Tuesday, September 4th on relationships.

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