Meet Beulah Rowley, a Midwestern depression-era singer and songwriter whose music and diaries were discovered decades after her early death, thanks to their preservation in an antique wrought-iron piano bench that wound up in the family of Mary Lee Kortes. A budding young musician herself, Mary Lee fell in love with the words and melodies and made it her mission to bring Beulah back to the world. And so, ladies and gentlemen, here are the songs of Beulah Rowley!
"Mary Lee Kortes’ voice [has] the high-mountain sunshine of Dolly Parton, with a sweet-iron undercoat of Chrissie Hynde…." - David Fricke, Rolling Stone
To learn more about the work of Mary Lee Kortes and where to purchase her album, go to MaryLeeKortes.com
“At fifteen I started swearing.
It was a man who pushed me to it.
And my dad who taught me how.”
How does a pretty, white, educated, organically grown woman become an alien in her own country? This is the story about a girl who grows up running on the back roads of her small town and winds up taking the long way home. It unmasks the rare and intimate complexity of the life and mind of a woman who wanted to experience America first-hand rather than listen to opinions about it. Traversing untrammeled American social terrain, she lives her life close to the bone, using little else besides raw instinct and intuition. Her heart pulls her back and forth across the continent, as she leaves no stone unturned. Readers will find themselves walking in the footsteps of this brave quest for identity and a sense of belonging in America. Wandering alone in the woods and mountains, her voice echoes in the wilderness as she attempts to listen to her heart and retain faith in the ideals she believes America is based upon, as part of the vanguard of the women of “Generation X”.
Ms. Merry Clark was born in Boston and grew up in the Middle of Nowhere, Michigan. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of Michigan, then moved on to become an actress and an English teacher. Her enduring literary inspirations include Emily Dickinson, Thoreau, and Erica Jong. She is also a three-time survivor of a rare form of ovarian cancer. This is her first book.
Ebook edition also available
Beth Warren, SVP of Creative Realities, Inc. demonstrates the new, innovative, L'Occitane S com Beauty Concierge at their Fifth Avenue and 22nd Street Manhattan store.
Book trailer for the new book "Dreaming of Dylan: 115 Dreams About Bob". A collection of people's dreams of the iconic musician/poet/iconoclast, from plumbers to pastors to Patti Smith.
New Yorker, Olivia Lang is diagnosed with breast cancer and must undergo major surgery and aggressive chemotherapy. Her post-operative scars are so abhorrent to her husband, that he shuns her emotionally and physically, eventually divorcing her. Lonely and dejected, she looks for companionship in an online role-playing group called Angels and Echoes, where she falls in love with Evan Bale, an autistic man who lives in Kentucky. Plagued by memories of childhood molestation, he confesses to the group that at 13, his own mother raped him, gave birth to his only child and sold her to a ring of pedophilic pornographers.
Also in the online group is 21-yr old Kitty Valentine, a wheelchair-bound, NYC tattoo artist. As a baby, she was discovered by her adoptive parents in a dumpster, where she'd been left to die. With no real knowledge of her infancy, her only memories include a vicious woman, a video camera and a kind boy.
When Olivia hires Kitty to tattoo over her scar, the question arises: Could there be a connection between Evan and the young woman in the wheelchair? Olivia's curiosity turns into an all-out search-and-rescue mission, where the discovery of several videotapes leads them to a broken-down trailer home in the Kentucky hills -- and a possible confrontation with a psychopathic child molester.
Game Casa TV Show Sizzle
Brandon DiCamillo and Rake Yohn of Jackass and their group of Game Casa friends show off their video gaming antics and compete in the Twin Galaxies World Record Breaking Weekend at Challenge Arcade. Video also features James Rolfe, The Angry Video Game Nerd, and Mark Alpiger of King of Kong - A Fistful of Quarters fame. Original Music: "Game Casa" by Black and Gray Music and "Slave to Machines" by Matthew Steck.
Beth Warren, SVP of Creative Realities, Inc. demonstrates the new, innovative, L'Occitane S com Gift Creator at their Fifth Avenue and 22nd Street Manhattan store. If you are in the area, go in and try it for yourself!
A "Where Are They Now?" video for fX Network's 20th Anniversary/Reunion party.
A very special interview in celebration of the fX all live network's 20th launch anniversary on June 1, 2014. Find out what Bob the Puppet, former co-host of "Breakfast Time", along with Tom Bergeron and Lori Hibberd-Gelman, has been up to for the last 20 years.
Rain Pryor, co-host of Arise and Shine on Arise TV covers the George Carlin Way street naming event in NYC on October 22, 2014.
Arise and Shine on Arise TV covers the 7th Annual Brooklyn Bacon Takedown.
Media coach for Esther Perel, MA, LMFT, Master trainer, Therapist, Speaker, Author of Mating in Captivity & Unlocking Erotic Intelligence before her appearance on The Colbert Report.
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