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The Vero Beach Film Festival and Film Maker Xaque Gruber
Join David as he kicks off Season 8 of Yak About Today with a focus on his new role as chairman of The Vero Beach Festival. Today's guest is filmmaker, writer and artist, Xaque Gruber who discusses his work, including Dynasty Reunion, Michael Jackson Memorial and various award shows, plus his collaboration with Sally Kirkland called Sallywood. Xaque is also on the board with David of the Film Festival as they discuss their exciting plans for this years upcoming event.
Chronological Age vs. Biological Age. Some Seriously Silly Questions
David and Matt discuss the difference between chronological and biological age. Athletes like Tom Brady, politicians such as President Biden and musicians like Bob Dylan illustrate how we can stay younger than our calendar age would lead one to believe. And David poses listener questions to both Matt and himself on a range of subjects, which leads to both serious and humorous replies.
David chats with Matt Grant about Pride Month and his own Story
David is joined by Matt Grant for a discussion of Pride Month focusing on David's own coming out period from the Stonewall Riot in New York City through the "gay plague" of AIDS that brought the party life to a halt in the 1980's. The discussion turns to the positive impact of activism in the gay community, as we celebrate Pride 2021.
3 Great Old Science-Fiction Films, Apple air tags, can we really get rid of our scars?
David discusses varied topics this week, beginning with a response to a listener email regarding his favorite science fiction films. Other topics are the new Apple products introduced, including one of special interest to David, called Air tags using new wireless technology to track objects including finding misplaced car keys. We also learn of new advancements in surgery reducing scaring, and we conclude by learning that "wrinkles are in"!
"You Lead" Minter Dial details his vision of a new kind of leadership based on personality and authenticity
David's guest is author Minter Dial discussing his new book, "You Lead". Minter details his vision of a new kind of leadership based on personality and authenticity. He tells us how a leader needs to do the hard work up front to create a realistic vision of who he wants to become to gain the trust of his employees and customers alike.
Questions, and more questions.
Today David answers randomly selected listener questions, including how he incorporates technology into his everyday routine from turning on the coffee maker with his iPad while still in bed in the morning to the apps and programs that he uses for business, news and entertainment throughout the day. Other topics include questions about the podcast ranging from booking guests to his former co-host, Stephanie, as well as a question regarding David's accent, and much more.