Show Notes #225: Winter Solstice II – “What did I learn this year?”

TRWBS #225 – Winter Solstice II – “What did I learn this year?” Show Notes – Saturday, December 17, 2016 In this episode: Writer-podcaster-recovering television producer Robert Wesley Branch; television executive producer and business development consultant Michele Wilson; supervisor of civil rights intake complaints for the state in which he lives, singer-songwriter Dante Bonner; and Read More …

Show Notes #224: The Other Side of Thanksgiving

TRWBS #224 – The Other Side of Thanksgiving Show Notes – Saturday, December 3, 2016 In this episode: Writer-podcaster-recovering television producer Robert Wesley Branch; television executive producer and business development consultant Michele Wilson; and supervisor of civil rights intake complaints for the state in which he lives, singer-songwriter Dante Bonner. [The Robert Wesley Branch Show Read More …

Winter Solstice II – “What did I learn this year?”

How is culture created? How do we create culture? Tracing the history of so-called “pagans” back to the ancient Roman festival of Saturnalia, which gives to us today the many modern traditions of the Christian Christmas celebration. Also discussing the ancient pagan origins of Saturday (Saturn Day). Tracing the pagan roots of spirituality back to Read More …

The Other Side of Thanksgiving

Tracing the “traditional his-tory” of the 1621 (first) Thanksgiving celebration between the Wampanoag and the Mayflower Compact survivors, from the perspective of the European colonizers of these United States of America. Talking about the European mindset of the Mayflower Compact settlers and the consciousness of a colonizing people who would grab land that wasn’t theirs Read More …