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Feb 18, 2020

Bret Stephens is an Op-Ed Columnist and Associate Editor for the New York Times since 2017. Mr. Stephens began his newspaper career at the Wall Street Journal in 1998 as an editor in New York, and later wrote editorials and articles for the newspaper from Brussels. In January 2002, at age 28, he was named editor-in-chief of the Jerusalem Post at the height of the second intifada.

Mr. Stephens returned to the Wall Street Journal in late 2004 and reported from around the world and interviewed dozens of world leaders, including Presidents Bush, Obama, and Trump and every Israeli Prime Minister since Shimon Peres. In June 2017 he added senior political analyst for NBC to his portfolio.

He is the recipient of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, awarded to him “for his incisive columns on American foreign policy and domestic politics, often enlivened by a contrarian twist.”

His essays and articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, Commentary magazine and many other publications. He is a frequent guest on RealTime With Bill Maher, Morning Joe, Hardball and many other news and talk shows.

Mr. Stephens has twice been chairman of Pulitzer Prize juries and is a national judge of the Livingston Awards for young journalists. He holds three honorary doctorates, most recently from Yeshiva University, and many other distinctions from organizations dedicated to promoting the values of liberal democracy in the face of rising populism and authoritarianism.

He is the author of "America In Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder," which was published in 2014 to wide acclaim.

Mr. Stephens is a widely acclaimed public speaker. In 2017 he delivered the Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA, later republished in Time magazine and read by over two million people.

Mr. Stephens was born in New York and raised in Mexico City. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with honors from the University of Chicago and a Master’s of Science from the London School of Economics. He is married to Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, a classical music and opera critic for the New York Times. They live in New York City with their three children.

On this episode, Bret shares his one-way ticket to New York City in 2112 and what the future holds for both him and Gotham. He also shares his thoughts on the band RUSH, the regeneration of cities and societies, and what every budding journalist should know.

Bret is just one of the dynamic personalities featured on The One Way Ticket Show, where Host Steven Shalowitz explores with his guests where they would go if given a one way ticket, no coming back! Destinations may be in the past, present, future, real, imaginary or a state of mind.

Steven's guests have included: Nobel Peace Prize Winner, President Jose Ramos-orta; Legendary Talk Show Host, Dick Cavett; Law Professor, Alan Dershowitz; Fashion Expert, Tim Gunn; Broadcast Legend, Charles Osgood; International Rescue Committee President & CEO, David Miliband; Playwright, David Henry Hwang; Journalist-Humorist-Actor, Mo Rocca; SkyBridge Capital Founder & Co-Managing Partner, Anthony Scaramucci; Abercrombie & Kent Founder, Geoffrey Kent; Travel Expert, Pauline Frommer, as well as leading photographers, artists, chefs, writers, intellectuals and more.

 

Feb 7, 2020

Anthony Nunziata is the New York City-based, internationally-acclaimed singer and songwriter who brings his soulful voice to classic jazz, pop standards and his original music.

Anthony has performed over 400 concerts over the past few years headlining major performing arts centers, theaters, symphony concert halls and private events across the country and around the world. The Brooklyn-born, classically trained singer is hailed by Broadwayworld as “an explosion of love and entertainment.” Anthony recently co-headlined Carnegie Hall for two sold-out concerts with the New York Pops Symphony Orchestra. Anthony recently appeared in the Netflix film "The Last Laugh" opposite Chevy Chase and Richard Dreyfuss.

Anthony's original songs include co-write collaborations with Victoria Shaw (No. 1 hits for Garth Brooks, Lady Antebellum) Jim Brickman (21 No. 1 Albums) Jeff Franzel (Josh Groban, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Dayne), Tom Kimmel (Linda Ronstadt, Johnny Cash, Art Garfunkel) Maria Christensen (Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez), and Nina Ossoff and Porter Carroll Jr. (Daughtry, Patti Austin, The Temptations).

His original pop song "The Gift Is You" - which he wrote honoring his mother's battle with breast cancer (she is now cancer-free) - is currently being used as an anthem for The Susan G. Komen Foundation. His music is featured on his upcoming solo album released in the Fall 2019 which will coincide with his concert tour.

Anthony has brought his fresh take on classic & contemporary songs as well as his movie-bound original tunes across the United States and around the world to performing arts centers, theaters and private events, as well as intimate jazz clubs and symphony concerts with orchestras such as the New York Pops, Detroit Symphony, Cleveland Pops, Colorado Symphony, Lancaster Symphony, Annapolis Symphony, Plymouth Symphony, Cape Cod Symphony, Toledo Symphony, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and more. He has performed at private events across the United States and recently in England, Spain, Italy and Singapore.

In his 2019-2020 concert tour Anthony brings his soulful and lyrical tenor voice to the greatest love songs ever written. He and his Grammy-winning musicians re-imagine “Unchained Melody,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love With You,” “When I Fall In Love,” “The Prayer,” “O Sole Mio,” “Somewhere,” originals including “Will You Be My Everyday?” and many more.

Anthony studied music, acting and directing at Boston College, and trained in improv comedy at the famed Upright Citizens Brigade in New York City. Featured on Good Morning America and The Rachael Ray Show, Anthony is most proud of his "ARTS MATTER!" Educational Outreach Initiative and Master Class Workshops that educate and inspire students to fearlessly pursue their passions. Anthony is an avid tennis player, a two-time jr. National Platform Tennis Champion, and can cook up a delicious chicken parmesan. Artist website: www.AnthonyNunziata.com.

On this episode, Anthony returns to The One Way Ticket Show where he's Steven's first Weekend Special guest! Anthony shares tunes off his "The Love Album" and talks about his music and more. 

Anthony is just one of the dynamic personalities featured on The One Way Ticket Show,  where Steven's guests have included: Nobel Peace Prize Winner, President Jose Ramos-Horta; Legendary Talk Show Host, Dick Cavett; Law Professor, Alan Dershowitz; Fashion Expert, Tim Gunn; Broadcast Legend, Charles Osgood; International Rescue Committee President & CEO, David Miliband; Playwright, David Henry Hwang; Journalist-Humorist-Actor, Mo Rocca; SkyBridge Capital Founder & Co-Managing Partner, Anthony Scaramucci; Abercrombie & Kent Founder, Geoffrey Kent; Travel Expert, Pauline Frommer, as well as leading photographers, artists, chefs, writers, intellectuals and more.

Feb 4, 2020

Elaine Kwon is a prize-winning concert pianist, martial artist, and Lecturer in Music at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), whose diverse talents have placed her in a category of her own. She is also Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the immersive music pairing series, Savor Your Senses®, which has delighted audiences world-wide with sensory music experiences of wine, food, spirits and more.

She has performed solo and chamber music concerts globally and has been broadcast on TV/radio in the US, Canada, China and Bulgaria. Elaine received standing ovations in seven sold-out Carnegie Hall benefit concerts for Best Buddies (Elaine Kwon and Friends, 2008-2016), and as soloist with numerous orchestras including the National Music Festival Symphony, Toronto Philharmonia, Union Symphony, and Slovak Sinfonietta. As collaborative pianist, she has performed with musicians of all genres, including multi-Grammy winning drummer/DJ/producer, Questlove (Roots, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Hamilton), multi-Tony/Grammy winner, David Bryan (keyboardist of Bon Jovi, composer of Memphis and Diana), jazz pianist/singer Tony DeSare, R&B singer/actress Kiana Ledé, members of Freestyle Love Supreme, and many others. She also concertizes as the pianist in the Piazzolla Trio. Elaine holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Piano Performance and has been a Lecturer/Affiliated Artist in the music department at MIT since 1999.

Dr. Kwon has been a featured guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show and StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson. She was named a Power Woman of New York and was the subject of a documentary for the Arirang television series, Dream It (broadcast to 89 million households internationally). She has been profiled in numerous TV segments, videos and magazines.

As an avid martial artist, Elaine is a second-degree black belt, five-time U.S. National Tae Kwon Do Forms Champion and currently studies Shaolin Kung Fu. She represented Nike in Asian ad campaigns and has appeared in Vogue, Elle, Women's Health, and many other ads, magazines, and books.

She is the creator of LifeChord® and makes her home in New York City, where she continues to explore ways to combine and communicate her passion for music, martial arts, creative education and optimal living.

On this episode, Elaine shares her one-way ticket to a time when everyone fully appreciates life and savors the elements of each moment. She also shares her Savor Your Senses®, weighs in on music as therapy, and reflects on the humorous time Tim Gunn dressed her for her Oprah appearance!

Elaine is just one of the dynamic personalities featured on The One Way Ticket Show, where Host Steven Shalowitz explores with his guests where they would go if given a one way ticket, no coming back! Destinations may be in the past, present, future, real, imaginary or a state of mind.

Steven's guests have included: Nobel Peace Prize Winner, President Jose Ramos-orta; Legendary Talk Show Host, Dick Cavett; Law Professor, Alan Dershowitz; Fashion Expert, Tim Gunn; Broadcast Legend, Charles Osgood; International Rescue Committee President & CEO, David Miliband; Playwright, David Henry Hwang; Journalist-Humorist-Actor, Mo Rocca; SkyBridge Capital Founder & Co-Managing Partner, Anthony Scaramucci; Abercrombie & Kent Founder, Geoffrey Kent; Travel Expert, Pauline Frommer, as well as leading photographers, artists, chefs, writers, intellectuals and more.

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