The Rotunda #227 2/17/20 - Scott has a very fun chat tonight with violinist and performing artist Aubree Oliverson! She tells the audience about her influences growing up, and how she decided on the violin as her instrument of choice! We also talk about her experience playing in front of audiences in Mexico, and she gives some great advice to young artists just starting out!
Denise D'Angelo Roland calls in for the third segment, and talks with us about her book that's currently selling on "Amazon, Please Look up at Me", a fascinating discussion about our, and our children's addiction (and yes it is indeed an addiction) to electronic devices. How do we balance the awesome technology of today with the need for family bonding?
Scott also shoots form the lip about Jussie Smollett, the primaries and a challenger for Congressman Jim Langevin!!
The Rotunda #226 2/10/20 - Tonight Scott talks with Denielle Finkelstein about a topic that is often swept under the rug: women's health. She tells us about how this business was conceived, and most importantly about the tremendous social impact that the company has. A must listen for, really, everyone - since we all have women in our lives and it is important to partner with them.
Scot also talks impeachment, visa issues and the usual grab bag of offbeat stories, give this a listen and a like!
The Rotunda #225 2/3/20 - Scott has tech entrepreneur and former gubernatorial candidate Luis Daniel Munoz update the audience with what he's been up to since, 2018, and he does not disappoint. Driven by a passion to make pharmaceuticals more affordable, he is forming a company that promises to disrupt the apple cart and bring some fiscal sanity to the process.
State Senate candidate and former RIGOP chair Mark Smiley calls in to talk about his campaign, why he chose to run at this time and just how important it is to get some balance on Smith Hill at this time. Having a super majority ensures that the will of the people will always be in danger of being trampled by the wants of the political class.
Scott also talks about pending legislation that he actually likes, as well as the Trump Administrations actions towards immigrants who cam here lawfully
The Rotunda #224 1/27/20 - Scott finally gets his wish - to talk to another die-hard Cleveland Browns fan on-air!!!! Jason from Brownsaccess.com calls in for the third segment; we get a nice recap of the latest Browns season, discussion on the new head coach and the structure, mutual hatred of the Baltimore Ravens and, of course, the burning question: do NFL referees truly have it out for the Browns?
Impeachment also gets discussed in due form, as Cameron Pond calls in to go over the latest developments in the impeachment trial - will the President really be removed and, if so, do we really want a President Pence? And what may happen if they try to remove him, as well?
You also get some fun stories from around the wold, as well as Scott's shoot form the lip first segment, where he talks about why a former Presidential candidate would go on the offensive against not one, but two members of the current field?
The Rotunda #223 1/20/20 - Lindsay Iadeluca is this week's featured guest for WBOB's Woman in Journalism series. She shares her career journey, which led this native Rhode Islander from Michigan, to Springfield, and back home to RI.She also tells us all about her hobbies and interest, and her Rhody Foody blog. You will be riveted to the broadcast as Scott asks the key question - is Lindsay a Red Sox, or Yankees fan??
Rhode Island's own Kim Petrarca joins the third segment to catch us up on her blossoming music career and following, and her recent move from Nashville. We chat about her musical influences, and the inspiration for her recently released Christmas song. A must listen!
Never fear, the first segment is where Scott tackles the stories du jour, hitting on RI's budget priorities and also an example from overseas that should be a cautionary tales for us here in the US.
The Rotunda #222 1/13/2020 - NBC 10 WJAR star Jessica Botelho is the featured guest tonight, as she talks about her career leading up to becoming a key team member at WJAR, the plusses and minuses of social media (and how she turns the negatives into a positive) and, most importantly.......Red Sox or Yankees?????
We also get caught up on all the local, national, and even international current events as Scott talks about the procedures needed for the upcoming Senate trial of the President, and the need for at least some witnesses to be called.And just what do you think about the state;s $200 million deficit? Tune in and let us know!!
The Rotunda #221 16/2020 - In this first episode of 2020, Scott talks to former city council candidate Joe Flanagan, who announced live on air that he is running again in 2020! He shares his thoughts on the Tidewater project, as well as how to overcome objections from naysayers who just do not want to see any development in RI's fourth largest city.
The third segment features the author of Amazon best selling book I Have The Watch, Jon Rennie, who shares lessons learned while serving on a submarine during the Cold War, and how those skills are translatable to the business world. A fascinating interview!
Scott also discusses the current state of our state budget, and just how the heck we find ourselves with a $200 million deficit to make up. He also calms your concerns about the potential for a world war, illustrating the reasons that this scenario simply will not happen. Check it out!
The Rotunda #220 12/16/19 - Scott's two guests on this, the last Rotunda of 2019, are Anne Lafleur , who calls in the second segment to talk about her unique business, which is something that is definitely needed in these tense times. Imagine if we all did a little something kind for each other?
The third segment is headlined by April Dinwoodie, who tells us all about her experiences as a trans-racially adopted child,her podcast Born in June, Raised in April, and a mentoring program that helps children of adoption and children of foster care see that they are not alone.
This episode also features a strong endorsement of the Obama-Bush friendship, as well as a hypothesis of why that friendship came to be.
WBOB personality Joe Ferro calls in for the last segment and you won't want to miss all the Holiday Cheer he spreads!!
The Rotunda #219 12/9/19 - Tonight's special guest is Jonathan Flynn, as he takes a deep dive into RI's cannabis legislation, and also the Tidewater Landing project, and what it could mean to RI's fourth largest city.
Scott also talks about the Cicilline-Trump Twitter war of words and.......shockingly......he agrees with our Rep! We also learn a little bit about a potential nightmare scenario if Trump loses in 2020 but refuses to leave office. What happens then?
Hockey fans will also like a special segment where Scott talks about NHL goalie Robin Lehner, and his thoughts on recent allegations against current and former coaches. Should 'cancel culture' be in play, or is education the key?
The Rotunda #218 12/2/19 - Carlene Fonseca, Central Falls city council candidate, calls in for the second segment to tell our listeners her plans for her home city should she return to her former seat on the City Council. We also learn more about her background, and her passion for community empowerment really comes through!
Before that, we hear Scott crowing about finally - FINALLY -some development in his hometown. Can this stem the tide of institutions leaving the city? Give this a listen and check out what he thinks! You also, cause it's Christmastime, get Uncle Scotty's tips on hos to get through the next few weeks relatively unscathed.
The final segment features, perhaps, the opening salvos in a conflict between Scot and RI Red Radio host Allan Giberti - OMG you have to hear this!!
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