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permalink #0 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Tue 19 Feb 02 14:13
    

Announcements of upcoming discussions.
  
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permalink #1 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Tue 19 Feb 02 14:14
    

Starting this Friday, February 22, Cynthia Heimel joins us to talk about
her latest book, "Advanced Sex Tips for Girls: This Time It's Personal."
Drop on by and find out for yourself why Annie Lamott declares Cynthia is
"the funniest, most wonderful writer on romance, and sex and bodies."
  
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permalink #2 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Fri 22 Feb 02 10:26
    

A small scheduling SNAFU has put a brief delay on the start date for Cynthia
Heimel's upcoming interview. We'll begin on Monday, February 25.

Yup, that's Cynthia "Advanced Sex Tips for Girls: This Time It's Personal"
Heimel, and it's going to be a great conversation, so please be sure to
check back come Monday.
  
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permalink #3 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Mon 25 Feb 02 13:51
    

On March 8, Fawn Fitter and Beth Gulas begin a two-week stint in Inkwell.vue
to talk about their coauthored book, "Working in the Dark: Keeping Your Job
While Dealing With Depression," which is slated for release in March.

Following Fawn and Beth, psychotherapist Michael Bettinger joins us 
on March 22 to explore the special issues gays, lesbians, bisexuals and 
transgenders face surrounding therapy, as addressed in his new book,
"It's Your Hour: A Guide to Queer-Affirmative Psychotherapy." 
  
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permalink #4 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Mon 11 Mar 02 17:24
    

Starting March 22, psychotherapist Michael Bettinger explores the special
issues gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders face surrounding therapy,
as addressed in his new book, "It's Your Hour: A Guide to Queer-Affirmative
Psychotherapy."

From April 5 through April 19, meet David Menconi, author of the novel "Off
the Record," which Mojo Nixon calls "a pure American tale of insanity, lust
and gonzo, flat-out rock-n-fucking-roll!"
  
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permalink #5 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Tue 26 Mar 02 11:02
    
From April 5 through April 19, meet David Menconi, author of the novel "Off
the Record," which Mojo Nixon calls "a pure American tale of insanity, lust
and gonzo, flat-out rock-n-fucking-roll!"

Starting April 19, Inkwell welcomes Eames Demetrios, who joins us to discuss
his new book, "An Eames Primer," and his grandparents, visionary modern
designers Charles and Ray Eames.
  
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permalink #6 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Thu 11 Apr 02 14:00
    

On April 19, Eames Demetrios begins a two-week run in Inkwell.vue 
to discuss his new book, "An Eames Primer," and his grandparents, 
visionary modern designers Charles and Ray Eames.

Starting May 3, acclaimed photographer Peter Simon joins us to talk about
his ninth book -- "I and Eye" -- his gallery shows and his art.
  
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permalink #7 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Fri 3 May 02 18:12
    

May 17: Author David Mason spent 17 years researching Korea's San-shin
(mountain worship) before he write "Spirit of the Mountains," the first
English-language book that explores this ancient spiritual tradition that
recognizes the holiness implicit in the human interaction with Nature.

May 31: Composer Carl Stone joins us to talk about his latest CD --pict.soul
-- and his electro-accoustic and computer music. Carl has been hailed by the
Village Voice as "one of the best composers working in the country today,"
and is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts grant.
  
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permalink #8 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Thu 23 May 02 14:57
    
May 31: Composer Carl Stone joins us to talk about his latest CD --pict.soul
-- and his electro-accoustic and computer music. Carl has been hailed by the
Village Voice as "one of the best composers working in the country today,"
and is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts grant.

Starting June 14, former BAM editor David Zimmer serves up the inside scoop
on "Crosby, Stills & Nash," his definitive biography about this trio of rock
icons whose careers span five decades.
  
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permalink #9 of 143: Jon Lebkowsky (jonl) Tue 11 Jun 02 13:32
    
On June 28, WELL veteran and University of Washington professor William
Calvin will drop into the inkwell to discuss his new book, _A Brain for
All Seasons:  Human Evolution and Abrupt Climate Change_.  Those who know
his work are familiar with Calvin's explorations of the human brain in
such works as _The Cerebral Code_ and _How Brains Think_.  This latest
work looks at the relationship of climate change 2.5 million years ago to
the expansion of the human brain and the appearance of tools, as well as
the prospect of another climatic flip and what that might mean.

William H. Calvin is affiliate professor of psychiatry and behavioral
sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. He
is the author or coauthor of ten books, including Lingua ex Machina, The
Cerebral Code, How Brains Think, Conversations with Neil's Brain, and The
River That Flows Uphill. The last third of A Brain for All Seasons is
based on his cover story "The Great Climate Flip-Flop" in The Atlantic
Monthly.
  
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permalink #10 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Wed 10 Jul 02 14:09
    

Starting Friday, July 12, author and editor Oliver Trager joins us to share
insights from his new book, "Dig Infinity," a biography about Lord Buckley,
the ultimate hipster whose lyrical rants and raves have influenced
performers for more than half a century.

On July 26, Carol Wolper begins a two-week stint in Inkwell to discuss her
second novel, "Secret Celebrity," a sexy tale about the quixotic nature of
fame and fortune in Hollywood.
  
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permalink #11 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Fri 2 Aug 02 16:05
    

Starting August 9, our own Neil Gaiman begins a two-week conversation about
his latest novel, "Coraline" -- a dark fairy tale involving a Bizarro world
occupied by not-quite-right dopplegangers, including a man made of live
rats.

From August 23 to September 13, novelist and songwriter Kathi Kamen Goldmark
shares her thoughts on her latest novel, "And My Shoes Keep Walking Back to
You," and her life as a mom, author escort and musician (she's one of the
Rock Bottom Remainders, a band that includes Dave Barry, Amy Tan and Stephen
King).
  
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permalink #12 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Fri 30 Aug 02 10:49
    

Starting September 6, coauthors Lori Gottlieb and Jesse Jacobs join us to
talk about "Inside the Cult of Kibu," their account of the rise and fall of
Silicon Valley start-up kibu.com, and other dot-com disasters. This is
Lori's second visit to Inkwell. She first appeared in July, 2001 (see topic
112), to chat about her memoir of childhood anorexia in her debut book,
"Stick Figure."

On September 13, Yankees beat writer Howard Bryant begins a two-week stint
in Inkwell to discuss his latest book, "Shut Out: Race And Baseball In
Boston," which chronicles the spotty history of the Sox since Jackie
Robinson's infamous 1945 Fenway tryout.

From September 27 through October 11, Richie Unterberger shares his
encyclopedic knowledge of '60s music and talks about his recently published
book on the subject, "Turn, Turn, Turn: The '60s Folk-Rock Revolution."
  
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permalink #13 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Fri 13 Sep 02 09:58
    

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have rescheduled Howard Bryant's
appearance. His discussion is now slated to begin on September 20. Howard is
the author of "Shut Out: Race and Baseball in Boston".

On September 27, auther Richie Unterberger joins us to discuss his latest
book, "Turn! Turn! Turn!: The '60s Folk Rock Revolution", and to share his
boundless knowledge on the subject.

From  October 11 to October 25, rock photographer Henry Diltz will talk
about his new DVD, "Under the Covers", and offer behind-the-scenes stories
about rock stars from Jim Morrison to Mick Jagger.

Also on October 11, author Marcy Scheiner, author of the memoir "Perfectly
Normal", begins a two-week stint in Inkwell to examine the difficulties and
rewards of raising a son with a chronic medical condition called
hydrocephalus.

Beginning October 25, Stew (nee Mark Stewart), a founder of the band "The
Negro Problem" and also a solo artist, talks about his musical influences
from James Brown to the Beatles.
  
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permalink #14 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Mon 4 Nov 02 12:14
    
Starting this Friday, online community experts Cliff Figallo and Nancy 
Rhine join us to talk about their coauthored book, "Building the Knowledge 
Management Network: Best Practices, Tools, and Techniques for Putting 
Conversation to Work" -- an extensive exploration of techniques and
tips on effectively tapping the expertise of your organization's members.

Beginning November 22, Howard Rheingold brings his experience and his 
delightfully quirky outlook on technology to a discussion of his latest
book, "Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution," and the ways mobile, 
wireless, Net-connected devices are creating a better-informed populace.

Also starting November 22, Christian Crumlish begins a two-week stint
in Inkwell to share insights on "Dreamweaver MX / Fireworks MX Savvy with 
CDROM," his how-to book on these two popular programs that are used 
together to design and develop websites.   
  
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permalink #15 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Fri 20 Dec 02 16:40
    
The Inkwell crew is taking a break for the next couple weeks, but we'll be
back at the beginning of January with a whole new lineup, starting with:

January 3-17: Bruce Sterling returns for his annual "State of the World"
rant with Inkwell host Jon Lebkowsky.

January 3-17: Also launching the new year, we have Hugo-winning science 
fiction editor Ellen Datlow and sf author/publicist Jack Womack joining us 
to talk about their work.
  
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permalink #16 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Thu 9 Jan 03 16:24
    
Starting January 17, Larry "Ratso" Sloman joins us to discuss his re-issued
classic, "On the Road with Bob Dylan." Larry is best known as Howard Stern's
collaborator on "Private Parts" and "Miss America,"

Also starting January 17, Mark Frauenfelder -- cofounder of bOING bOING,
former editor at Wired, and now an LA-based writer and illustrator -- offers
amusing science experiments gleaned from his children's book, "The Mad
Professor," and talks about his appearance on a television commercial for
Macs.

On January 31, self-professed renaissance geek Cory Doctorow returns for a
two-week appearance in Inkwell to talk with Charlie Stross about Cory's
latest book, "Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom."
  
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permalink #17 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Tue 4 Feb 03 14:55
    
On Valentine's Day, we're having another double-header in Inkwell.

First up, Thom Hartmann, author of "Unequal Protection," joins us for an 
timely discussion on why a mistaken interpretation of a Supreme 
Court reporter's notes in an 1886 railroad tax case has led to a nation 
where corporations are granted more legal rights than individuals.

Also starting February 14, Mark Meadows begins a two-week stint in Inkwell
to talk about his latest book, "Pause and Effect: The Art of Interactive 
Narrative."

Beginning February 28, "Working Musicians" author Bruce Pollock shares
tales of his three decades as a music journalist, including observations
on rock luminaries from Springsteen to Zappa.
  
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permalink #18 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Tue 25 Feb 03 11:16
    
This Friday, "Working Musicians" author Bruce Pollock begins his two-week
visit in Inkwell. Bruce will be talking with Gary (almanac) Lambert --
co-manager of NRBQ, writer/editor of the official Grateful Dead newsletter,
and a musician in his own right -- about Bruce's career as a music
journalist and about the various rock icons he's interviewed.

March 14 through the 28th, David Weinberger joins us to discuss his
book, "Small Pieces, Loosely Joined," and to explore his unified theory
of the Web. Inkwell host Jon Lebkowsky leads the conversation.
  
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permalink #19 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Fri 4 Apr 03 08:46
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permalink #20 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Wed 16 Apr 03 17:26
    
Starting April 25, Newsweek reporter Brad Stone expounds on the trials and
tribulations of our modern-day, by-proxy gladiators, as described in his
book, "Gearheads: The Turbulent Rise of Robotic Sports."

From May 2 to 16, Rebecca Blood, author of "The Weblog Handbook," dishes up
practical advice on creating and maintaining your blog.

Beginning May 16, well-known liberal theologian Matthew Fox joins us to
discuss his book, "Creativity: Where the Divine and the Human Meet," and 
explore what he believes is mankind's responsibility to serve God's
agenda of compassion.
  
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permalink #21 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Fri 9 May 03 10:47
    

Beginning May 16, renowned theologian Matthew Fox joins us to discuss his
book, "Creativity: Where the Divine and the Human Meet," and explore what he
believes is mankind's responsibility to serve God's agenda of compassion.

Starting May 30, William Illsey Atkinson takes center stage to examine the
failures and successes of nanotechnology as addressed in his book,
"Nanocosm: Nanotechnology and the Big Changes coming from the Inconceivably
Small." Here's an excerpt from the book to whet your appetite:
http://www.well.com/conf/inkwell.vue/nanobd.htm

From June 13 to 27, Jesse James Garrett, information architecture expert and
author of "The Elements of User Experience," offers tips on maximizing the
functionality of your business web site.
  
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permalink #22 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Fri 6 Jun 03 11:27
    

From June 13 to 27, Jesse James Garrett, information architecture expert and
author of "The Elements of User Experience," offers tips on maximizing the
functionality of your business web site.

Starting June 27, former Weatherman Bill Ayers joins us to share from his
memoir, "Fugitive Days," and to discuss his life as a political radical, his
role in breaking Timothy Leary out of jail and his years in hiding.

On July 11, Wes "Scoop" Nisker, author of "The Big Bang, the Buddha, and
the Baby Boom," begins a two-week stint in Inkwell.vue. He'll be looking at
big overviews -- spiritual, biological, historical -- of our current human
condition, and is likely to branch out wildly to food, nirvana and tantric
sex.
  
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permalink #23 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Tue 8 Jul 03 15:32
    

On July 11, Wes "Scoop" Nisker, author of "The Big Bang, the Buddha, and
the Baby Boom," begins a two-week stint in Inkwell.vue. He'll be looking at
big overviews -- spiritual, biological, historical -- of our current human
condition, and is likely to branch out wildly to food, nirvana and tantric
sex.

From July 25 to Aug. 8, Jeff Tamarkin, author of "Got a Revolution," joins
us to talk about seminal psychedelic-era San Francisco rock band the
Jefferson Airplane.

Starting Aug. 8, John Ross begins a two-week stint in Inkwell to share
his knowledge about wireless networking and to discuss his latest work,
"The Book of WI-FI."

On Aug. 22, bestselling author Mary Mackey returns to Inkwell with her
new novel, "The Stand In," a comedy about job-swapping between a Hollywood
movie star and a community college teacher who works night shifts at the
Food Barn to make ends meet.
  
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permalink #24 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Mon 11 Aug 03 16:27
    

Starting this Friday, August 15, Wired staffer Gary Wolf brings us an
insider view of the operations of this wildly successful, influential
magazine during the '90s boom-and-bust, as detailed in his book, "Wired -- a
Romance."

On Aug. 22, best-selling author Mary Mackey returns to Inkwell with her new
novel, "The Stand In," a comedy about job-swapping between a Hollywood movie
star and a community college teacher who works night shifts at the Food Barn
to make ends meet.
  
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permalink #25 of 143: Cynthia Dyer-Bennet (cdb) Tue 16 Sep 03 09:00
    

Starting this Friday, September 19, Richie Unterberger returns to Inkwell to
talk about "Eight Miles High: Folk-Rock's Flight from Haight-Ashbury to
Woodstock." This is Richie's second book in his two-volume exploration into
the roots of this influential musical genre.

On October 3, cooking expert and longtime Japan resident Eric Gower joins us
with his runaway hit, "The Breakaway Japanese Kitchen," which (in the
Japanese-language edition) is getting rave reviews all across Japan and
which is slated to be released in English at the end of this month.

Folk/bluegrass/jazz musician Bill Amatneek will be our guest for two weeks
starting October 17. Bill has played with the best -- from Bill Monroe to
the Chambers Brothers -- and his book, "Acoustic Stories," offers insights
into the music and those who play it.
  

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