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Fall In Love With Another Drama - Indian Summers

Teya Ryan - Friday, September 25, 2015 - 6:26pm

It's India, 1932. The empire is crumbling, but the British carry on with endless partying while India's nationalists take a bloody stand for independence. And I have a front row seat for you. This Sunday night the drama...

Walt Disney Documentary Two Night Premiere

Teya Ryan - Monday, September 14, 2015 - 12:46pm

When I was growing up, if something was an "E" ticket ride, it was the best experience imaginable. And that idea all started when Walt Disney cut the ribbon on a dream so audacious that it was the "shock and awe" of...

When Did Georgia Howl?: The Inside Story On GPB

Teya Ryan - Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 12:12pm

It's May, 1864. President Abraham Lincoln is on the verge of losing the Republican primary and his chance for re-election. The Civil War is droning on and there seems to be no end in sight. Calls for appeasement...

Free Speech or Hate Speech

Teya Ryan - Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 11:32am

I am thinking about..... Muhammad. The Prophet Muhammad. A couple of weeks ago, we invited a friend of ours, who is Muslim, to dinner. Mustafa is Turkish and had just brought his new wife back to live with him in...

August Wilson: The Ground On Which I Stand

Teya Ryan - Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 12:36pm

I am thinking about...playwrights. My mother is a playwright. Or rather, she was. She doesn't write much anymore. My favorite play she wrote was a one-woman show starring Kathleen Turner called Tallulah!. How can you...

Public Radio Makes You Think

Teya Ryan - Friday, February 13, 2015 - 4:49pm

I have been thinking about.... NPR report from the Detroit Auto Show that aired on our radio stations last week. The reporter was interviewing an auto expert who made the prediction that the majority of the...

GPB Captures Emmy Gold

Teya Ryan - Monday, June 9, 2014 - 12:46pm

Congratulations are in order to GPB’s hardworking staff. The 2014 Southeast Regional Emmy Awards ceremony took place Saturday night and GPB took home an armful of gold. Fourteen Emmys to be precise. I am so...

Get the Dish on Downton Abbey

Teya Ryan - Friday, April 12, 2013 - 11:25am

"Keep up with all the latest gossip and news about Downton Abbey through our Desperate for Downton Blog. You’ll learn what’s happening with all of the latest plot twists, as well as what’s going on behind the scenes...

The Central Park Five Explores False Convictions in Controversial 1989 Case

Teya Ryan - Friday, April 12, 2013 - 11:19am

Emmy-winning filmmaker Ken Burns’ riveting new project “The Central Park Five” shares the story of five teenagers who were falsely accused of sexually assaulting a woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989. Based...

Do you know how Augusta, Ga became the golf center of the world?!?

Teya Ryan - Monday, April 8, 2013 - 1:09pm

How did Augusta, GA. become the golf Mecca of the world? Watch Augusta’s Master Plan: From Sherman’s March to Arnie’s Army and learn how the civil war, wealthy Northerners and United States presidents all played a role...


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