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Front Page News

by admin on April 21, 2010

My brother David sent me a message the other day asking if I was the mayor of Sitka yet.  Well, I don’t think I’m cut out for local politics but I did get myself on the front page of the Daily Sitka Sentinel.  It was a little bit thrilling to be front page news but I have to keep it in perspective.  The headline photo in yesterday’s paper was a guy laying the chalk lines on the field at Sitka High School.  My fifteen minutes of fame are definitely up.

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Raven Radio Star

by admin on April 14, 2010

Cable House -- Home of KCAW 104.7 Raven Radio, Sitka, AK - Click to enlarge

Very candid shot of me with Raven Radio host Robert Woolsey - Click to enlarge

Tuesday morning I was invited to do a radio interview at the local public radio station KCAW 104.7 aka Raven Radio.  The interview took up the 10-minute local news block during NPR’s Morning Edition which made me feel like something of a VIC –Very Important Caller!

Link to Radio Interview at end of Article

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Susan Michaels and R. Lee Ermey filming on Iwo Jima

Susan Michaels and R. Lee Ermey filming on Iwo Jima Click PIC to enlarge

It’s all in a day’s — make that a fortnight’s — work for your favorite non-fiction TV writer.

Tonight on the Military History Channel at 10pm you can catch my fabulous Pentagon documentary written for the cranky yet lovable Gunnery Sergeant R. Lee Ermey.  If you know me, listen for the subtle clues that the archetypal hawkish Gunny’s words came out of the mind of a liberal, pacifist mom.
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SPOT411 – Internet “Splainer Video”

by admin on November 30, 2009

Spot411

Spot411

Produced for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Spot411 and The Cimarron Group

“Spot411 is an interactive entertainment application…”

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Death Masks: 2-Hour History Channel Special

by admin on November 30, 2009

Abraham Lincoln's Chin

Abraham Lincoln's Chin

From The History Channel:

“Faces…and facts…fleshed out from the grave. Unprecedented technology brings to life extraordinary mirror images and powerful last impressions of history’s most powerful men.

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Thanksgiving Brentwood Contra Dance

by admin on November 13, 2009

Thanksgiving Contra Dance

Thanksgiving Contra Dance

Susan Michaels will be calling…

Thanksgiving Special at the Brentwood Contra Dance Saturday, November 28th, 2009.

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on_radioKPCC 89.3 FM in Los Angeles: “Contradancing: A Living, Swinging Tradition”

Correspondent Jackson Musker form KPCC 89.3 FM Radio in Los Angeles, CA interviews Susan Michaels as she celebrates 20 years of Contra Dancing.

“Every weekend in LA, hundreds of people gather to participate in the oldest dance in the American canon—Contradancing. This isn’t a reenactment; it’s a living tradition, and it’s open to all comers. Correspondent Jackson Musker put on his dancing shoes and joined the throng at a recent Contradance in Brentwood, California led by longtime caller Susan Michaels”

LISTEN to the Radio Interview: A Living, Swinging Tradition

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