Humor, Holidays and Divorce, Ghost Hunting, Bullying, Scary Movies, Weekend Plans

Humor, Holidays and Divorce, Ghost Hunting, Bullying, Scary Movies, Weekend Plans

The Lisa Show

  • Oct 18, 2019 2:00 pm
  • 1:39:38 mins
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Humor in Tragedy (0:00) If you’ve watched the news lately—and by lately I mean in the last ten years—then you’ve been bombarded with stories of trauma and tragedy. With so much devastation around us, we turn to different sources of comfort, be it religion, family, schoolwork, anything. But there is one source of healing that may not immediately come to mind: comedy. To talk about how humor can help, we’re talking to comedian and motivational speaker Judy Carter. Holidays Through Divorce (12:10) It seems like the holidays are made for families. Parents take their kids trick or treating. The whole family sits at one table for Thanksgiving Dinner. Everyone goes to Grandma’s house for Christmas Eve. But for a lot of recently divorced people the holidays are just a painful reminder of what used to be. So how can people make the holidays something wonderful rather than terrible? Susan Pease Gadoua, a therapist with an expertise in marriage and divorce, joins us today to show that the holidays can be a merry time for everyone even after a divorce.  Ghost Hunting (30:45) If there’s something strange in your neighborhood… Who are you going to call? While Bill Murray and his crew might be unavailable, there are some real-life ghost hunters out there that might be able to help you out. So what goes into being a real life ghost hunter? Here to tell us all about it is Mike Huberty, ghost hunter and founder of American Ghost Walks.  Bullying (49:01)  Do you remember the day when your child came home from school talking about how someone in their class got bullied? Maybe even they were the ones getting bullied. October is Bullying Prevention Month, and with school being in session for more than a month now, this is the perfect time to talk about this important issue.Tracey Hecht is the author of The Kooky Kinkajou, a book that engages parents, educators, and children on the serious topic of bullying. With her passion for bullying prevention, wthought she’d be the perfect person to talk with about this important issue. Top 10 Scary Movies (1:02:49) You have the costume, the decorations, the candy is all ready, but. . . Do you feel like your spooky season is missing something? Have you taken any time to watch a scary movie this October? Do you need some ideas on where to start? Joseph Winter is a film maker who specializes in horror films. With his years of experience watching and creating these movies, we thought he’d be a great person to talk to about what scary movies we should watch before Halloween. Mini Book Club and Weekend Tips (1:23:15) Rachel Whadam talks about books on creativity. Then Lisa gives us some events going on around the nation so you can have the best weekend.

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