Today, romance involves a lot less candlelit dinners and a lot more texting. Here on GluckRadio.com to help us decode dating in the digital age are founders of the popular advice site HeTexted, Lisa Winning and Jared Freid. From punctuation to sexting, you need to know the details so you say — er, type — what you mean on the screen. Whether you're 18 or 58, romance is a lot less face-to-face, and a lot more Facebook. Let's get some answers! www.HeTexted.com
In Betsy's final show with GluckRadio, we interview Ray Gootz. He is a 33 year old male virgin. Yes, really. Despite being a comedian with a good income and a hysterical personality, Ray has never gone all the way with a woman. He tells his story on GluckRadio, and we also find out what it means to be a male virgin in a hyper-sexual culture. Also we have psychologist and blogger Mark Derian, who writes frequently on masculinity and chauvinism, to put Ray's quandary in perspective. www.animusempire.com
Psychics always offer us forecasts on love, money, and travel. From tarot cards to crystals, how does such a suspicious practice become a two billion dollar industry? Top psychic, Mark Edward, confesses some tactics he and his colleagues use to deceive and exploit people for financial gain. Are there people with real psychic abilities? Beyond a mere tell-all, Edward's book "Psychic Blues" gives us keen insight on all the foibles of human psychology. Dr. Gluck and Edward duke it out a bit! www.themarkedward.com
We all know what Post-traumatic Stress Disorder is, but do we know what it feels like? GluckRadio welcomes two sufferers of it to lend their own perspective to a very consuming mental illness: Iraq War vet Kayla Williams and rape survivor Jessica Stern. PTSD wreaked havoc for both women, putting one at gunpoint and the other on a long search for her rapist. Beyond the flashbacks though, how can PTSD be a template for growth and perspective? Do you have a mild form of it?
Celebrity author, Sandra Tsing Loh, joins GluckRadio.com to talk about mighty menopause. Rather than it being an unfortunate end of an era, menopause is a return to real womanhood—with all its inherent pain, wisdom, happiness and humor. Instead of another social science write-up, Loh talks about her affair that ended her marriage, her own sense of female empowerment, and why she thinks motherhood is overrated. And does she really regret her kids? www.sandratsingloh.com
All too often a prison sentence includes rape. For our guest, TJ Parsell, one prank turned into a four year sentence for armed robbery. At 17, he was gang-raped repeatedly in jail when he should've been at prom. His story includes everything from the most vile acts to the most angelic, leaving you no choice but to care about this issue. Also, we'll find out how jails are run from the inside. How do you protect yourself? Why couldn't he get a guard? How was his burgeoning gay identity affected by jail culture? www.tjparsell.com
This week we have sitcom-writer and adventurer, Kristin Newman, on to talk with Dr. Gluck and Betsy about her wild romps across the world, romancing all sorts of men. While her friends were getting married and having kids, Newman was traveling across the continents and wandering into the beds of beautiful men. American men, how do you rank compared to men from Iceland, Israel and South America? Newman's tale isn't just her own, but a manifesto for women's libido and how men all over the world can fulfill it. www.theotherkristinnewman.com
GluckRadio.com guest Dalton Conley is not just another parenting theorist — he's a scientist. Conley has conducted the most crucial experiments on all aspects of child-rearing, which are all outlined in his fun book, 'PARENTOLOGY.' What he's offering isn't another opinion; it's fact. Why did he give his son the longest recorded name in NYC? And why did he get a vasectomy so his 2 year-old daughter would be smarter? Whether you think he's selfish or brilliant, Conley will help you lay down the groundwork for your own parenting philosophy.
It's a good thing to make a lot of money. It's a great thing to know how to manage it. Judith Panos, Debra Schatzki and Laura Hill of BPP Wealth Management Solutions join GluckRadio.com to talk about what you can do to create financial legacies and ensure prosperity for you and your family for generations. How can you maximize your wealth when it comes to life insurance, taxes, and investment? BPP is paving the way in innovative financial planning, turning old modes into a new approach to money management. www.bppwealth.com
There's more to do, and less time to do it. Guest Brigid Schulte calls this pandemic 'The Overwhelm': the more we check off on our to-do list—on everything from work to leisure to family—the more impossible it seems to manage. What does the information age and an antiquated workplace culture have to do with it? How is your stress affecting your parenting and your health? Why are women happier at work and men happier at home? Brigid explores the pandemic of stress and sees what needs some changing. www.brigidschulte.com