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Fascinating interviews with newsmakers, business leaders, and people who are changing the world. Past guests have included astronaut Buzz Aldrin, business icon Harvey Mackay, and acclaimed performer Cher. It's radio...for the curious.

A Closer Look with Pam Atherton Pamela Atherton

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 6 Ratings

Fascinating interviews with newsmakers, business leaders, and people who are changing the world. Past guests have included astronaut Buzz Aldrin, business icon Harvey Mackay, and acclaimed performer Cher. It's radio...for the curious.

    Author Bill Sullivan Discusses Bestseller Pleased to Meet Me

    Author Bill Sullivan Discusses Bestseller Pleased to Meet Me

    Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We Are!

    Can we change how our genes act? Do genes influence behavior and personality? Does the environment actually change our genes? We tackle these topics and more with professor of microbiology Dr. Bill Sullivan, author of the book Pleased to Meet Me.

    Plus we cover epigenetics, gene editing, methylation and the microbiome. He shares how our socio-economic position affects our genes, and how dopamine affects eating and alcohol use.

    • 40 min
    Bestselling Sandra Brown Talks about her latest - Thick as Thieves

    Bestselling Sandra Brown Talks about her latest - Thick as Thieves

    Back with us for another chat, Sandra Brown talks about Thick as Thieves, her latest bestseller. She tells us what sparked the idea the book, how her characters create themselves, and how the story already exists – it’s just her job to excavate it.

    She also shares a surprising struggle she deals with (it will be familiar to many of us), how she builds her plots and twists and turns, and how her subconscious theme has always been the abuse of power.

    It’s her most vulnerable interview with us to d

    • 20 min
    How to Survive a Pandemic with Bestselling Author Dr. Michael Greger

    How to Survive a Pandemic with Bestselling Author Dr. Michael Greger

    Do all diseases originate from animals?  Did covid-19 escape from a lab in China? Are airplanes safe to fly during these pandemic times? Dr. Michael Greger, the author of How to Survive a Pandemic answered those questions and more in our recent conversation.

    Plus – we have a lightning round covering UV light, whether any medications work, herd immunity and why distancing is so important.  And he tells us why he’s worried about mask-wearing (spoiler-he DOES believe they work!)

    • 17 min
    Former Secret Service Agent Evy Poumpouras on Being Bulletproof

    Former Secret Service Agent Evy Poumpouras on Being Bulletproof

    We all want to feel safe in this crazy world, but how do we do that? Former Secret Service agent Evy Poumpouras is just the person to ask. She was awarded the prestigious Medal of Valor for her bravery on 9/11and was an investigator for the Department of Defense’s elite Polygraph Unit. She is also the author of BECOMING BULLETPROOF

    In our chat, Evy offers real coping mechanisms, and actionable steps towards being safer, in addition to sharing some tips on how to determine if someone is lying.

    • 28 min
    Actor Michael O'Neill on Council of Dads and Acting

    Actor Michael O'Neill on Council of Dads and Acting

    Michael O’Neill is one of the most consistently GOOD actors in Hollywood. His portrayal of Gary Clark in the season 6 finale of Grey’s Anatomy was a masterpiece. Now he is in what is predicted to be a major hit – Council of Dads.

    We talk with Michael about the new show, where he plays AA sponsor Larry, and why he loves the part so much. We chat about the film Clemency, how it personally affected him, and how wonderful Aldis Hodge was in it. And how that role on Grey’s Anatomy changed him persona

    • 25 min
    The Parley Effect with Anne Devereux Mills: The Power of Connection

    The Parley Effect with Anne Devereux Mills: The Power of Connection

    Wondered how you could make a bigger impact in the world, but weren’t sure how? Entrepreneur and author Anne Devereux-Mills has some ideas! The founder of Parlay House, Anne shares why the Parlay Effect (also the name of her book) can help us make connections and change the world.

    She also shares how we can make those painful transitions in life a little easier, what to do about our fear of not being perfect, and how small things can make a big difference.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

light186282 ,

One of the best interviewers in the business!

Pam Atherton knows how to interview! She asks the questions we want to ask, and does so in a cheerful and conversational manner. Her interviews always sound like an intimate conversation between friends.

scottdot ,

Great interviews

Pam is a fantastic interviewer and she brings a variety of guests to the show each episode. Very enjoyable!

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