The Dr. Vibe Show
Glen Antoine Palmer is the man behind The Gentleman's Standard - Sophisticated Perspective For The Distinguished Man Of Color. The Gentleman's Standard was awarded as a "Blog To Watch - Winner - Judges Vote" by 2010 Black Weblog Awards . Glen was regarded as one of the "30 Black Bloggers You Should Know" in a recent article in "The Root ". Glen lives and was born in Detroit, Michigan. He grew up in a single parent household in which his mother and grandmother taught him morals and positive values. During our interview, Glen talks and shares about various subjects including how is girlfriend at the time who is now his wife influenced him to start The Gentleman's Standard , ; how he taught himself how to set up his site and what the blog is all about, some game changing moments for The Gentleman's Standard , how he programs and manages the site on his own while working full time and being married, the core message of The Gentleman's Standard , his thoughts on the current state of Black men and the future of The Gentleman's Standard . If you would like to touch base with Glen, here is how:Web Email: 76classic@gmail.com Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923 God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcast Twitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan PageiTunes

Winston "Stone" Ford is the owner and CEO of . The Couch Sessions is the premier online destination for alternative urban music and culture. The online magazine, created in 2005, covers emerging artists in hip-hop, R&B, electronica, house, rock, and all things in between, and has attracted tech savvy and progressive music lovers from around the world who are seeking new, underground and underheard talent. The Couch Sessions attracts visitors from over 20 countries. During our interview, Winston talks and shares about various subjects such as what is was like growing up in ; grew up in Tuskegee, Alabama (an all black town) and going to an all white high school allowed him to diversify his musical tastes, taking part in protests in college because the college radio station would not play hip hop, his stint doing political blogging, the story behind The Couch Sessions and how it can into being, the current state of music, the current state of Black men and Blacks and the future of The Couch Sessions. Oh yes, Winston tells us what is hot these days (one of the groups is from Toronto!). To touch base with The Couch Sessions ... (we like it lots!!!): Winston's email address: stone@thecouchsessions.com


Roland Rogers is the CEO of (The Soul of Sports) at The Black Athlete Sports Network. ; was founded in early 1999 by four individuals who harbored a vision for a site anchored in sports that will be the definitive place on the Internet to find coverage of Black athletes, and Black involvement in sports at all levels. Roland was born in Buffalo, New York and has lived in New York City for over thirty years. He is an astrologer and is interested in history. During our interview, Roland talks and shares about shares the history behind , why most media don't provide in depth coverage of Black athletes, the current state of the Black athlete, provides his opinion on various issues from the NFL strike to Tiger Woods (he shares a very interesting story about Tiger Woods), his thoughts on Black athletes getting involved in the Black community, the state of Black men in America and the future for . If you would like to contact Roland, here you go: Email: ceo@blackathlete.com Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923 God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.com http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/vibeandvegas "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923


Kenneth Williams is a young black man who lives in Los Angeles who has just launched his first business, , on April 12, 2011. He was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana and now lives in Los Angeles. During our interview, Kenneth talks and shares about his past from background in automotive, spending time in the military (Air Force) for four years and working in web development for other companies before going out on his own with . He talks about what he is doing to market , the future of social media, digital technology, the benefits for Blacks if they get involved in the internet age, how you sign up for , what his first day of business was like and what he sees as the future is for . Kevin also feels lack of passion and direction is the biggest challenge facing Black men. You can contact Kevin via:

This interview marks a first for the show. It is our first interview with someone who lives outside of North America. Alexander Mushroe is a young Black man who lives in London, England. He is in his last year of university where he is studying Marketing and Psychology. He is also studying Japanese. Alexander was born in England but spent most of his youth in Zimbabwe. Alexander shares with us memories of his youth, the current conditions for Black men and Blacks in general in England. He is also operates Black History UK (Twtiter: @blackhistoryuk).He tells us the story behind @blackhistoryuk, what he sees for the future of @blackhistoryuk and what he loves about social media and the digital economy. To keep up with Alexander, go to: Twitter: @blackhistoryuk Facebook: ; http://www.facebook.com/amushore Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923 God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcastTwitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan Page


Faces By Pureness (Elizabeth Taylor), is a Toronto professional makeup artist with experience in Bridal makeup and hair, Fashion, Photography, TV, Film, Video, Celebrities, Wedding, and Special Occasions. We provide on location beauty services throughout Toronto and the GTA, Markham, Pickering, Thornhill, Brampton, York Region, Woodbridge, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Mississauga, and Hamilton. During the interview, Faces By Pureness shares a bit of her background, why she got into business in a already competitive marketplace, the "gamechanging moment" when she decided to become an entrepreneur and the challenges in the first few years in business. She also talks about various men's skin care topics such as what makes Black men's skin different, ingrown hairs, acne, shaving, waxing, facial scrubs, pedicures and the growing men's care market and general skin care tips for men. You can keep up with Faces By Pureness via: Web: Facebook: Email: makeup@facesbypureness.com or contact@facesbypureness.com Twitter: Linkedin: Phone: (647) 456-4099 Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.com

This episode features a roundtable on important topic: Black men's health. The participants are: Ray Crockrel, author of "What's Up With The Brothers?" (http://www.amazon.com/Whats-Up-Brothers-ebook/dp/B003O2SCN8 ). For more information on Ray, please click on the following link: http://www.bullhorngypsy.com/bullhorn/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=58&Itemid=64. To listen to our interview with Ray, please click on the following link: http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2011/04/03/vibe-and-vegas-show-ray-crockrel-whats-up-with-the-brothers/ Walker Tinsdale from Healthy Black Men (http://healthyblackmen.org/) is a dynamic online health and lifestyle magazine for ;black men. Please click on the following link to listen to our interview with Walker: http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2011/03/18/vibe-and-vegas-show-walker-tisdale-healthyblackmen-org/ Colin Jobe (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/colinsedge ) David Blackman lives in Toronto The panelists talk and discuss various issues, challenges and experiences in regards to Black men's health and Black health in general. Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923 God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcastTwitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan Page


Are you wondering what social media is all about? Don't have a Facebook page? Don't know what a tweet is? Are you Linkedin? Ricardo McRae (http://www.ricardomcrae.com/ ) and Gloria Roheim (http://gloriaroheim.com/ ) are teaming up again to offer you an affordable, fun and easy way to get ahead with social media for only $25.00 (wow!!) on April 30, 2011. During our interview, Ricardo and Gloria talk about their upcoming seminar, "Social Media Simplified", that is being held on April 30, 2011 in Toronto. Please click on the following link to find more details and how to register for their seminar. Please note that the capacity for the seminar is fifty people. If you attend, you won't ; regret it!!http://www.gloriaroheim.com/workshops/social-media-simplified/ (Link for details on "Social Media Simplified" workshop) Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923 God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcastTwitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan Page


Rhoma Spencer is an actor, director, stand up comedian, broadcast journalist and storyteller is from Trinidad and Tobago. She came to Toronto, Ontario in 1999 to earn her Masters Degree in directing from York University and has lived in Toronto since. After graduating, she worked with the African Theatre Ensemble for two years before going on her own to do theatre from the Caribbean and the diaspora. Rhoma founded Threatre Achipilego (http://www.theatrearchipelago.ca/ ) in 2004. During this interview, Rhoma shares some of her story including the moment when she knew that performing arts would be her life, learning about the business side of the world of performing arts, how did Theatre Archipelago come about and it's history to date and some of the challenges along the way, her eight year journey to produce "I Marcus Garvey", her eight year journey to produce "I Marcus Garvey" and the current state of African Canadian theatre. Her next projects include producing Macomere Fifi the reigning calypso monarch of Canada - concert "Mother and Daughter" May 7, 2011 at the Cecil Street Community Centre and the Rock.Paper.Sistahz Festival (http://www.bcurrent.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=74&Itemid=82http://www.bcurrent.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=74&Itemid=82 ) You can contact Rhoma via: Email: rs@theatrearchipelago.ca Phone: (416) 750-1764 Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923 God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcastTwitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan Page

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Richard Stewart is actor based in Toronto. He was the star of the recent hit play, "I Marcus Garvey" that just finished a highly successful run in Toronto. Six years ago, Richard founded an organization called the "Lion's Circle" in Toronto. The "Lions Circle" is a brotherhood of men, connected through Afrikan ancestry. ; We are committed to supporting each other to pursue, discover, and fulfill our greatest potential. In doing so, we make a difference in the world, for ourselves, our families, our communities and beyond. Richard shares his thoughts on "BLACK MEN: WHERE ARE THEY AT? WHERE DO THEY NEED TO GO? HOW ARE THEY GOING TO GET THERE?" For more information on Richard, please click on the following links: (Richard's site) (previous interview on the "Vibe and Vegas Show") For more information on the "Lion's Circle", please click on the following link: Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.com