The Sharin’ Hour

Background

Hi.  I’m Sheran James, resident Brit, so don’t hold it against me if I sound funny.  The Sharin’ Hour (a pun on my name) is my attempt to “share” everything and everyone of interest I know in the hope they’ll be of equal interest to you.  Stuff I look for is: what makes us all tick?  Why do we choose the particular lives and careers we do?  I like people’s backstories and to that end, I interview the most fascinating people I can find and/or dig out archival material where they’ve publicly expressed themselves.  Or, I’ll pick some psychological topic to riff on and score it with relevant songs.  A mishmash then, the Sharin’ Hour, different every week, but always more than the sum of me and always aiming to leave us both with things to mull over.  Tune in to KX 93.5 in Laguna Beach every Sunday night around 6.00 p.m. or catch me via podcast on kx935.com at any time.

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A mother with dementia has to prove her love for her daughter; a dog has to provide more than love to its owner; a bride has to balance a romantic love with a professional obligation; a couple partake in an experiment claiming to be able to make anyone fall in love with anyone.  Sheran James […]
Words you might not know existed for feelings you might not know you had…Sheran James of The Sharin’ Hour on KX 93.5 explores unusual and arcane words.  With input from linguist John McWhorter, lexicographer Erin McKean and author Tiffany Smith of the “Book of Human Emotions”.   Plus, texting: a scourge on our language or something […]
Sheran James of The Sharin’ Hour on KX 93.5 continues with the lives of the famous aristocratic sisters, focusing on Deborah (Debo) Mitford, Duchess of Devonshire, related by marriage to British PMs Winston Churchill and Harold MacMillan (also President Kennedy) and chatelaine of the real-life Downton Abbey-style stately home Chatsworth; and Nancy Mitford, journalist and […]
Sheran James of The Sharin’ Hour on KX 93.5 delves into the lives of the fascinating Mitford sisters, daughters of Lord and Lady Redesdale, related by marriage to Churchill, the Kennedys, Fred Astaire; and by close association to Hitler and Goebels.  This episode focuses on the two most radical of the sisters: the Fascist Lady […]
Sheran James of The Sharin’ Hour on KX 93.5 brings a report of a violent prisoner turned poet and producer; and the discovery that our minds are our memories and we can make up our minds to change our memories, along with our patterns of thinking and behavior.  Every time we learn something new (at […]