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THE EXPLODING HUMAN with Bob Nickman

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Apr 25, 2018

RABBI MARK BOROVITZ talks to me about his alcoholism and two terms in the state penitentiary to becoming a Rabbi in his 40's.  He heads the Beit T"Shuva recovery center in Los Angeles helping addicts of all kinds and imparting a spiritual message.  We talk addiction, recovery and his views on the spirituality that has...


Apr 18, 2018

BRIAN AVERY is an actor and producer who has spent his life studying, enjoying and promoting poetry. He talks about a surgery he had without anesthetic, in which he recited poetry to transport himself to a place of no pain and relaxation. We talk about the healing power, passion and enjoyment poetry has given him and he...


Apr 11, 2018

CATHY LADMAN is a successful stand-up comic, actress and writer who has struggled with anorexia her entire life. She talks about her childhood, family of origin, the onset of anorexia and the "quirks" of her eating disorder and how she has learned to manage her disease. She is incredibly honest, open and always funny....


Apr 4, 2018

KIRK SCHNEIDER is an existential psychologist who is the source of my finding the book "The Denial of Death," by Ernst Becker, a stark and fearless look at man's denial of the ultimate.  We talk about living a life of awe amongst the chaotic and mundane. Kirk talks about how the death of his older brother when Kirk was...