Brett Berns talks about his Rock ‘n’ Roll father Bert Burns

Bertrand Russell “Bert” Berns (November 8, 1929 – December 30, 1967), also known as Bert Russell and (occasionally) Russell Byrd, was an American songwriter and record producer of the 1960s. A pioneer of 1960s rock and soul, Berns made numerous contributions to popular music, including “Twist and Shout“, “Piece of My Heart“, “Brown Eyed Girl” (as a producer), “Here Comes the Night“, “Hang On Sloopy“, “Under the…

Bill Nye – Everything All At Once

Bill Nye has been the public face of science and discovery for more than twenty years. Best known as the host of Emmy Award-winning PBS/Discovery Channel show Bill Nye the Science Guy, and current host of Netflix show Bill Nye Saves the World, Nye is a science educator, mechanical engineer, and New York Times bestselling author of Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of…

Stevie Van Zandt

Steven Van Zandt is an American musician and actor, who frequently goes by the stage names Little Steven or Miami Steve. He is a member of Bruce Springsteen‘s E Street Band, in which he plays guitar and mandolin. He is also known for his roles on television dramas such as Silvio Dante on The Sopranos (1999–2007) and Frank Tagliano / Giovanni “Johnny” Henriksen on Lilyhammer (2012–2014). Van Zandt…

George Geary – Fair Foods

Fair Foods is an illustrated cookbook featuring the recipes of the most popular and offbeat food served at state and county fairs across the USA. Packed with 120 original recipes created by award-winning chef, best-selling author, and renowned educator George Geary, Fair Foods includes such state and county fair classics as Texas Maple Bacon Donuts, The World’s Gooiest…

Kevin Kelly – Editor of Wired Magazine

Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics. Owned by Condé Nast, it is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and has been in publication since March/April 1993. Several spin-offs have been launched including: Wired UK, Wired Italia, Wired Japan and Wired Germany.

Michael Brewer with Jon Grayson and Jennifer Blome

Michael Brewer is an American musician. He and Tom Shipley were the popular music duo Brewer & Shipley.

Brewer formed a duo in Los Angeles during early 1966 named Mastin & Brewer with singer/songwriter Tom Mastin. The group recruited drummer Billy Mundi and bass guitar player Jim Fielder for live performances, opening for The Byrds and Buffalo Springfield during spring 1966.