The Amazing Kreskin — World Renowned MentalistWith a showman’s flair, a comedian’s wit, and the capacities of a bona fide Mentalist or thought reader, The Amazing Kreskin has, for six decades, dramatized the unique facets of the human mind…his own. His very name has become an integral part of pop culture throughout the world. During the past fifty years Kreskin has had a television series, his own board game by Milton Bradley, twenty published books, and a major motion picture inspired by his work. In the 1970’s Kreskin headlined his own television series for five and a half seasons called, ‘The Amazing World of Kreskin’ which can now be viewed on www.hulu.com. The airline industry estimates that Kreskin has flown over 3 million miles, to reach a vast international audience with his unique brand of Mentalism. To reveal his remarkable diversity, John Romero, a leading gaming authority quotes in his book, ‘Las Vegas The Untold Story’ “Kreskin is the most dangerous person in the world with a deck of cards. The casinos would rather deal to Willie Sutton”. Actor/Producer Tom Hanks released in 2009 the feature film, ‘The Great Buck Howard”. It is announced at the end of the movie that the inspiration for the main character is The Amazing Kreskin. That character is played by the star of the movie, John Malkovich. In the 2010 movie, ‘Dinner for Schmucks’, the character played by Zach Galifianakis has as his hero and influence The Amazing Kreskin, which further exemplifies the wide scope of Kreskin’s exposure and attention. It is showcased with his recurring appearances on Johnny Carson, Regis Philbin, David Letterman and most recently Jimmy Fallon, Neil Cavuto and Howard Stern. 2014 brought a whole new realm to Kreskin’s arsenal when he mentally trained three up and coming boxers to victory. One of the winners was Heather “The Heat” Hardy and he was further brought in to prepare and condition her mentally for a contest of worldwide dimension. In October of 2014, he was brought into the ring to join her in the celebration of her success; a success that he helped prepare her for in the preceding months. She had just won the WBC International Junior Featherweight Championship of the World. Through the years Kreskin has received worldwide recognition for extraordinary predictions, often dealing with international affairs, and sports. On Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Kreskin predicted the 2012 United States Presidential Election, 18 months before Election Day. As revealed on Fox television for the 2016 Super Bowl, Kreskin made three predictions. He foresaw the deciding quarter of the game, the winning team, and their final score. In March 2016 Kreskin released his 20th book entitled, “In Real Time” featuring his major predictions for the next several hundred years. The day after Donald Trump was elected to the Presidency, Fox Television News revealed that Kreskin predicted Trumps election 11 months ahead of time, Live on December 9th, 2015 on FOX 5 Good Day DC Show in Washington, D.C. Kreskin now offers the sum of 1 Million dollars to anyone who can prove that he employs paid secret assistants, or confederates, or utilizes hidden, secret, electronic devices to accomplish his mental presentations. At 83 years of age, Kreskin shows no signs of slowing down. He continues to perform his legendary live shows in front of packed audiences around the world, playing over 200+ dates yearly.
*The Amazing Kreskin will be performing February 1 at the Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough ON and February 2 at Regent Theatre in Oshawa.
Julie Roys — Author, Journalist (Pastor James MacDonald/Harvest Bible Chapel Sued Her For Defamation)Yet another American megachurch is immersed in accusations of wrongdoings. So, Julie Roys decided to do what she does best - investigative journalism - in order to find out the truth in the world of megachurch-mistruths. According to an article in Christianity Today, last October, Harvest Bible Church and Pastor James MacDonald “sued Ryan Mahoney and Scott Bryant (along with their wives)—who run The Elephant’s Debt—and Julie Roys—who was reporting on stories of mismanagement at the Chicagoland megachurch—for defamation.” Today, Julie will bring us up to speed on the evidence she uncovered that led a Christian ministry to sue her into silence. *Julie Roys seeks and uncovers the truth. Trained as a reporter and guided by faith, she explores important issues facing Christians and spiritual seekers with uncommon honesty, fairness and intellectual rigor. As an author, speaker, journalist, and veteran radio host, Julie never shuns dissenting opinions, but enthusiastically welcomes frank and open discussion. A wife, mother of three and daughter of God, Julie’s rare mix of faith, family and investigative journalism makes her a unique Christian voice.
Andrea Foster — JOURNEYAndrea is a mom of four teenagers. Her two youngest, Annie and Audrey, are twins who were diagnosed with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex at five months old. Andrea and her husband Kirk have experienced deep grief – at the loss of dreams and all that they expected their lives to be. They face daily challenges as they raise children with special needs as well as their two typical children. Having two children with profound intellectual disabilities has been challenging, rewarding and heart breaking for Andrea and Kirk and at times they have felt unequipped to handle all that is required of them. Still, they have figured out a way to not only survive but thrive in the life they have been given and know true joy in their circumstance.
DATING AFTER YOUR SPOUSE HAS DIEDNeil Barkey
Neil’s wife Rachel, died when she was 37, leaving him with two incredible kids. Drew interviewed Rachel as she celebrated her last Mother’s Day LISTEN HERE Neil has remained single since his wife died. What’s it like for a single widower and father of two teenagers, when it comes to “moving on” and dating?
Last week we heard from Shirley Thiessen, who celebrated her son’s marriage to Elise and then 12 days later, was planning her son’s funeral. LISTEN HERE. Today, Elise joins us to share what it’s been like for her when it comes to “moving on” and dating as a widow in her 20’s.
Chantal Desloges — Founder & Senior Partner of Desloges Law Group / Specialist in Citizenship, Immigration & Refugee LawChantal’s practice encompasses every possible area of Canadian citizenship, immigration and refugee law, such as business class applications, skilled workers, family sponsorships, work and study permits, refugee cases, citizenship applications, plus Appeals and Judicial Reviews of refused cases. Chantal taught Immigration Law at Osgoode Hall Law School in 2000/2001. In 2012, Chantal was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, followed by the Canadian Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Pro Bono award. In 2013, Chantal was appointed by the Minister of Justice to serve on the Federal Court Rules Committee, and was re-appointed for a further term in 2016. In 2014, Chantal was elected to the Executive of the Canadian Bar Association, Immigration Section, where she continues to serve. In November, 2016, she co-authored a law book called “Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law: A Practitioner’s Handbook.” Chantal has been called upon 15 times by Parliamentary and Senate Committees to appear as an expert witness on immigration and refugee issues. She is the current Chair of the Board of Homes First Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing supportive housing in Toronto for severely marginalized individuals with the fewest housing options. Chantal is a regular immigration commentator on CTV Power Play, and has been interviewed by both national and local television stations such as CBC, CTV National News, W5, Canada AM, Global News and CP24. She has also been interviewed and quoted in national and local newspapers such as the Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, Globe and Mail, National Post and the Ottawa Citizen.
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The PairsThe Pairs are a female fronted folk-pop group with deep roots in London, ON. Powered by three classically trained vocalists and a former punk rock drummer, their unique blend of harmony and rhythm will hug your eardrums and inspire you to dance. Their storytelling and honest songwriting provides an uplifting audience experience you won't want to miss. With three unique songwriters at the helm, The Pairs are able to create a diverse repertoire using their individual lives as inspiration for their writing. Employing music as a tool for sharing stories of life's challenges, personal growth, hope and hilarity, The Pairs inherently connect with the audience through their emotion full performances.
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Patreon People — Drew Shares Letters From TDMS PatronsRecently, a few podcast patrons of The Drew Marshall show have shared why they listen to the most awkwardly authentic spiritual talk show.
PATREON EXPLAINED: As a result of a sudden large increase in production costs, Drew was encouraged by a few friends to begin a Patreon campaign. Becoming a Patron of TDMS is primarily for anyone consuming the commercial free podcasts. The thinking is, that if a lot of people contribute a little each month, this will help Drew cover the new $15,000 rise in costs.
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