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Conversations: Andy Mulvihill, "Action Park: Fast Times, Wild Rides, and the Untold Story of America’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park.”

On this edition of Conversations, Andy Mulvihill talks with host Dan Skinner about “Action Park: Fast Times, Wild Rides, and the Untold Story of America’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park.” Mulvihill is the son of Action Park founder Gene Mulvihill. He describes it as more of a "Participation Park," than an "Amusement Park." He co-authored the book along with Jake Rossen. 


Conversations: Janet Jakobsen, "The Sex Obsession: Perversity and Possibility in American Politics"

On this edition of Conversations, Janet Jakobsen talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Sex Obsession: Perversity and Possibility in American Politics.” Jakobsen is a professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University. She is also the author of “Working Alliances and the Politics of Difference: Diversity and Feminist Ethics.” 


Conversations: Brandy Colbert, "The Voting Booth"

On this edition of Conversations, Brandy Colbert talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Voting Booth.” Colbert is the award-winning author of “Little & Lion,” “Pointe,” “Finding Yvonne,” “The Revolution of Birdie Randolph” and most recently “The Only Black Girls in Town.” Her short fiction and essays have been published in several critically acclaimed anthologies for young people.


Conversations: Bruce Feiler, "Life is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age"

On this edition of Conversations, Bruce Feiler talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest book, “Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age.” Feiler is the author of six consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including “The Secrets of Happy Families,” “The Council of Dads,” and “Walking the Bible.” His two TED Talks have been viewed more than two million times. 


Conversations: Mark Shulman, "Show Me History!"

On this edition of Conversations, Mark Shulman talks with host Dan Skinner about two of the latest editions to the "Show Me History!" series, “Walt Disney: The Magical Innovator” and “Susan B. Anthony: Champion of Voting Rights.” Shulman has written more than 150 books for kids of all ages. He has written for Scholastic, DK, National Geographic, and many more. 


Conversations: Tim Scott, Musical Theater Heritage presents "An Evening with Rodgers and Hammerstein"

On this edition of Conversations, Tim Scott talks with host Dan Skinner about the Musical Theater Heritage virtual performance of “An Evening with Rodgers and Hammerstein,” which runs through September 13. Scott is the Executive Artistic Director of Musical Theater Heritage at Crown Center. 


 

Conversations: Sandra Brown, "Thick as Thieves"

On this edition of Conversations, Sandra Brown talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest novel, "Thick as Thieves." Brown is the author of 71 New York Times bestsellers. She has served as president of Mystery Writers of America, and in 2008 she was named Thriller Master, the top award given by the International Thriller Writer’s Association. 


Conversations: Tracy Tutor, "Fear Is Just a Four-Letter Word: How to Develop the Unstoppable Confidence to Own Any Room”

On this edition of Conversations, Tracy Tutor talks with host Dan Skinner about “Fear Is Just a Four-Letter Word: How to Develop the Unstoppable Confidence to Own Any Room.” Tutor is an author and a top real estate agent at Douglas Elliman Beverly Hills. She is the first and only female cast member on Bravo's “Million Dollar Listing LA.”


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