"Rock Talk"
With Allan Handelman

 


 

Syndicated version airs weekends
Check local listings for showtimes

Allan Handleman

The Allan Handelman Show
For April 20, 2014

The Allan Handelman Show deals with all issues relevant to the Rock Culture, not just music. Rock Stars, newsmakers, pop culture icons and always the most amazing people in the world. Hear all sides of the story and listen to a variety of media. Then, make up your own mind. It's the Talk Show for people who don't even listen to talk shows.

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Twitter and visit my YouTube channel! Follow me on YouTube
Visit my All Rock 'N' Roll Facebook show page Click for Allan's Facebook show page and my Facebook page for Longtime Listeners & Friends Click for Allan's Facebook page

Attention online listeners:

  • **PLEASE NOTE: Allan's WSJS weekday show (Mon-Fri 3-6 PM) and the weekend syndicated show (Rock Talk) are two separate and very different shows. Both shows can now be heard on WSJS.COM. For now, the Sunday show also airs on WSJS 3-6 PM (ET).
     
  • Other radio Stations air the weekend show (ROCK TALK) at different times throughout the weekend. To make things easier for our WEEKEND STREAMING LISTENERS, we now stream continuously from 12 Noon Sunday to 10am Monday (ET) on USTREAM and host recent archives of the show there.
     
  • Another great way to hear the show is with the free TuneIn App for your tablet or Smartphone. Just go to your favorite App Store and download. For a couple of dollars you can get the Pro version that allows you to record the show. Very cool.
     
  • You can also find older podcasts of theAllan Handelman Show from over seven years of daily afternoon shows (4p-7p) on FM Talk WZTK. Plus this is where to hear the "Sunday Night" shows from most of the last 7 years up till March 2012 (Rock Talk with Allan Handelman) Subscribe via RSS
     
  • We hope this makes things a little more convenient than just offering two different airing times.

Among the guests and topics on this week's show:

  • For the entire first hour of the show Allan shares the latest information on the condition of Malcolm Young and then replays the last conversation Allan had with Malcolm when they were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. 30 minutes of solid AC/DC music is included without commercial interruption.

  • A message from the Official AC/DC Web Site: After forty years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health. Malcolm would like to thank the group’s diehard legions of fans worldwide for their never-ending love and support. In light of this news, AC/DC asks that Malcolm and his family’s privacy be respected during this time. The band will continue to make music. http://www.acdc.com/us/home

  • Brad Steiger. His latest book, Real Encounters, Different Dimensions and Otherworldly Beings. From mysterious strangers and unpredictable beings to weird behavior and paranormal phenomena, the investigative team of Brad and Sherry Steiger explores more than 130 claims of visits from the unexplained, including ghosts, phantoms, aliens, and otherworldly beings. The book covers accounts of the supernatural from throughout the ages, and the breadth of the duo's findings and encounters will have even nonbelievers intrigued to discover what bold claim is next. Some of the accounts they relate tell of undersea cities hiding advanced technology developed by secret societies, physical energies activated by the psyche, out-of-body travelers, unidentified terrestrial life-forms such as orbs, and visitors from other dimensional frequencies or levels.


Malcolm Young news:

AC/DC's Malcolm Young 'suffering dementia' - Stuff.co.nz 16 April 2014

AC/DC’s Malcolm Young is seriously ill and will not perform live again, a former label mate says. Choirboys frontman Mark Gable says he believes the 61-year-old founding guitarist is unable to perform anymore and will probably never record again.

Rumours have been swirling since Tuesday that AC/DC are preparing to announce they will be hanging up their guitars and school uniforms for the last time. "That is true, Malcolm is sick," Gable told ABC radio on Wednesday morning. "From what I understand, and it's even been confirmed in part by his son Ross (Young), that it would appear Malcolm is unable to perform anymore.

"It's not just that he is unwell, it's that it is quite serious. It will constitute that he definitely won't be able to perform live. He will probably not be able to record."

Full article.

AC/DC singer denies split - Stuff.co.nz 17 April 2014

AC/DC has confirmed founding member Malcolm Young has a "debilitating illness" and cannot continue in the band for now, but the group has vowed to make new music without him.

Yesterday lead singer Brian Johnson, told London's The Telegraph the band intended to keep its date with a Vancouver recording studio in May, although he did admit a band member had "a debilitating illness".

Then soon after AC/DC released a short statement via its Facebook page confirming the many rumours around Young.

Full article.

 

More AC/DC on YouTube:

Brian Johnson and Angus Young on Allan Handelman TV Show

The Story Of AC DC Dirty Deeds 2013 Part 1

AC/DC - Hells Bells (Live at Donington, August 1991)

ACDC Thunderstruck Official Music Video



Click to view on Amazon.comNick Redfern, occasional Allan Handelman guest and head of the American office of the British-based Center for Fortean Zoology, wrote the following review of Brad and Sherry Steiger's book Real Aliens, Space Beings, and Creatures from other Worlds.

The very latest in an excellent series of titles from the husband-and-wife team of Brad Steiger and Sherry Hansen Steiger, Real Aliens, Space Beings, and Creatures from other Worlds, is yet another winner, I'm pleased to say.

Running at almost 400-pages, and packed with superb artwork (paintings, photographs and drawings), this is one of those books that is not only highly informative, but (just like all the books from our Iowa-based Dynamic Duo) it's written in an entertaining and atmospheric style that captures the imagination of the reader from page-one, and holds their attention throughout.

With that said, what about the content? Well, now we get to the really good stuff. Whether you're a Ufological veteran or a relative newcomer to the scene, Real Aliens will serve as a perfect resource tool - one from which you'll (a) learn a great deal about the nature of the UFO puzzle, (b) gain new insights and appreciations of cases old and recent, and (c) come to realize the sheer enormity and multifaceted nature of the phenomenon.

The book is split into specific sections, which I particular enjoyed, as it allows the reader to dip into whichever area they choose to first, and doing so doesn't affect one's ability to understand and appreciate the data under scrutiny either.

So, we get sections on the many and varied types of entity that have been reported over the decades, including, of course, those pesky, black-eyed dwarfs: the Grays. Detailing intriguing and, sometimes, harrowing data, as well as the possibility that the Grays may well be time-surfers, this is an excellent section that gets to the heart of the agenda of the pasty, skinny abductors from beyond.

Those long-haired hippie-like E.T.'s that came tumbling out of the deserts of California, Arizona and Nevada in the early-1950s - the Nordic Space Brothers - are also the subject of an excellent chapter that provides a very good, solid account of this particularly engaging (to me anyway) aspect of the UFO issue. Who are the Nordics? Are they friends? Messengers? Deceptive entities with devious agendas? You know what to do to get those answers: buy the book!

Our fearless authors also take another very welcome blast into the past: in search of hairy humanoids, such as those diminutive types that popped up in the early '50s, and, of course, the world's most famous hair-covered man-beast: Bigfoot. I've said it before, but that won't stop me saying it again: Bigfoot is not just weird and elusive. Rather, Bigfoot is just too damn weird and elusive! And Brad and Sherry make this amply clear in Real Aliens, by chronicling a number of significant cases that push Bigfoot into distinctly Fortean territories.

Click to buy!I was very pleased to see a whole chapter devoted to one of those ufological beasts that doesn't usually get the attention it deserves, and as a result, often languishes in somewhat of a degree of enigmatic obscurity: the Praying Mantis. Insect-like, slightly ominous (and almost echoing imagery of the classic 1950s movie, Them!), one gets the feeling from reading this particular chapter that these entities (whatever their origins) play a substantial, and under-appreciated role in the non-human agenda.

And there are further chapters on the other-world critters too, including the more-than-ominous Reptilians, and robotic types reminiscent of Gort from The Day the Earth Stood Still (I mean the 1951 original; not the recent remake).

Moving on from specifically the alien entities themselves: if you're into stories of underground bases, underwater installations, and cavernous abodes of a type that would have had Richard Shaver and Ray Palmer foaming at the mouth, you're in for a treat. Have beings from other realms of existence secretly established outposts on (and under) our world? Do they secretly move among us, at night, after surfacing from their darkened abodes? Might some of these creatures represent the last vestiges of a very ancient race of terrestrial - rather than extraterrestrial - origins? You'll find a great deal of food for thought on these very issues in this particular chapter.

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to have sex with a blistering hot, Barbarella-style space-babe? Go on, admit it: of course you have! After all, who could say no to Truman Bethurum's flirty and curvy Aura Rhanes?

Certainly, the most famous of all such cases - described in detail in Real Aliens - is that of a certain Antonio Villas Boas of Brazil, whose October 1957 encounter with an attractive chick of the cosmic kind, is now near-legendary. But, as the Steiger's correctly note, some such cases seem downright malevolent, and appear to demonstrate characteristics suggestive of encounters with incubus and succubi, rather than with flesh-and-blood E.T.'s. So, after reading this chapter, you might want to be very careful with respect to what you wish for...

Kind of on a similar path, the highly controversial issue of alien-human hybrids is also given the Steiger treatment. To many, this issue is all indicative of a clandestine, genetic program - and maybe one that has a disturbing agenda. Namely: to infiltrate our society with human-looking aliens. Sleepers, in other words. I was, however, pleased to see that Brad and Sherry note the deep and undeniable parallels between alien abduction, hybrids and kidnapped babies, and the centuries old stories of people who claimed to have met the fairy-folk. Are we dealing with real E.T.'s? Or is this a presently unfathomable puzzle that, depending on the culture, the people and the time-frame, manifests in a multiplicity of forms: extraterrestrials, fairies, goblins, Djinns, etc, etc? All in all, this is a very good section of Real Aliens that demonstrates one of the weirder aspects of the entire phenomenon.

www.bradandsherry.com



 

Click to go to SuperStarMedia.com
Site Design by Superstar Media