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The Essential Lighter Side
The Essential Lighter Side
Jay Casale

Everyone is essential to someone. I am endeavoring to create an oral history of the moment, as told through the voices of... more

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Replay: Black Lives Matter in the NJ suburbs

One of my favorite episodes. Aria and Catherine of Nutley for Black Lives, are two of the youngest, and also... more

17 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
Replay- Black History Month-Racism in the Suburbs with Clarence Celius

This summer, I spoke with a young man who made a difference in his traditionally very white/not so secretly racist... more

10 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Replay: Black History Month- Vocal Instructor and Performer Khy Garner

My friend Khy and I had a long chat. Khy Garner is tired. He was raised to be, and is, a... more

05 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 50 minutes
Replay : Sara Benincasa

Sara and I chatted a few months ago. She's done some great work since then. You should read it. Sara... more

25 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Replay : Sara R

Sara and I went to high school together in a suburb of NYC called Manalapan. It was one of those... more

10 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
Replay: (Now) Emmy Winning Producer of Rick and Morty, Scott Marder

My friend Marder was the Exec Producer of It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, The Mick, and now, Rick and Morty. ... more

02 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
Replay: The USA Singers

I sat down with the USA Singers, creators of true protest music for our times. Enjoy their latest single, "... more

29 Oct 2020 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
Replay : Love in the Time of Corona

My best friend Michael Buckley tells me the story of how he met the love of his life on a... more

26 Oct 2020 · 1 hour, 33 minutes
Replay : Recovery in a Pandemic with Mike Studley

I talk to one of my oldest friends about our time growing up together, and our divergent paths since.  Mike... more

17 Oct 2020 · 1 hour, 49 minutes
Replay: Me and My Cousin

My cousin Angela and I both grew up around addiction and abuse. We compared notes. Please vote.  Donate. Write Letters.... more

15 Oct 2020 · 1 hour, 33 minutes
The Essential Lighter Side
Replay: Black Lives Matter in the NJ suburbs
The Essential Lighter Side