The Essential Lighter Side

By Jay Casale

Everyone is essential to someone. I am endeavoring to create an oral history of the moment, as told through the voices of real people from every walk of life. From Corona to protests and everything in between. Daily since 4/16/20 I'm talking to front-line, tires on the ground, essential workers and people for the foreseeable future. You'll hear from doctors, nurses, firemen, food-service workers, Broadway performers, teachers, musicians, kids, personal trainers, and maybe even a celebrity or two. Please spread the word. These stories need to be told. And now.

  1. 1.
    Replay: Black Lives Matter in the NJ suburbs
    1:24:23
  2. 2.
    Replay- Black History Month-Racism in the Suburbs with Clarence Celius
    1:03:30
  3. 3.
    Replay: Black History Month- Vocal Instructor and Performer Khy Garner
    1:50:20
  4. 4.
    Replay : Sara Benincasa
    1:21:03
  5. 5.
    Replay : Sara R
    1:24:02
  6. 6.
    Replay: (Now) Emmy Winning Producer of Rick and Morty, Scott Marder
    1:24:12
  7. 7.
    Replay: The USA Singers
    1:27:54
  8. 8.
    Replay : Love in the Time of Corona
    1:33:04
  1. 9.
    Replay : Recovery in a Pandemic with Mike Studley
    1:49:33
  2. 10.
    Replay: Me and My Cousin
    1:33:02
  3. 11.
    World Mental Health Awareness Day Replay - Me and My OCD
    1:14:32
  4. 12.
    Replay: Val Emmich
    1:15:01
  5. 13.
    Replay: Stephanie Wittels Wachs
    1:25:54
  6. 14.
    Season Finale-TLS Reports: Here we go, Teachers.
    1:21:40
  7. 15.
    TLS Reports: Schools Opening in a Pandemic
    1:23:08
  8. 16.
    Making it sound like NPR with Elaine Grant
    1:25:03
  9. 17.
    Dragging Out the Vote with Lady Celestina
    1:01:30
  10. 18.
    No more Stress with Jess Berger Vitalo
    1:36:25
  11. 19.
    Pureology with Michelle Patton
    1:16:42
  12. 20.
    TLS Reports: Education in a Pandemic
    1:13:10
  13. 21.
    QT with Anthony Giorgio-Schmidt
    1:11:29
  14. 22.
    Hail Seitan with Omer Basatemur
    1:09:33
  15. 23.
    TLS Reports: Education in America
    1:30:28
  16. 24.
    One Old Queen starring John Flynn
    1:33:38
  17. 25.
    Fredi Walker Browne
    1:05:07
  18. 26.
    Makin' Lemonade with Jesse Kay
    1:18:09
  19. 27.
    Pete Capella and the Secret Rings
    1:34:40
  20. 28.
    I Wish I Didn't...with Nate Holder
    1:15:37
  21. 29.
    Yesterday with Rajni Jacques
    1:25:15
  22. 30.
    Doin' the Shapoopie with Brad Loekle
    1:29:39
  23. 31.
    NJ Italians with Mental Health Issues starring Sara Benincasa
    1:21:03
  24. 32.
    We're Back! with Constantine Maroulis
    1:19:56
  25. 33.
    Shauntelle Remastered
    1:22:32
  26. 34.
    Danielle Moodie Remastered
    1:31:10
  27. 35.
    Lauren Duca Remastered
    1:24:48
  28. 36.
    Eileen Shaklee Remastered
    1:06:44
  29. 37.
    Andrea D'Oria Remastered
    1:16:32
  30. 38.
    Stacey Lentz Remastered: Original Air Date 6/23/20
    1:38:58
  31. 39.
    Adam Pally Remastered: Original Air Date 4/21/20
    42:54
  32. 40.
    Gabe Clay Remastered
    1:39:55
  33. 41.
    Parvesh Cheena Remastered: Original Air Date 4/26/20
    1:09:56
  34. 42.
    It's my Birthday
    1:47:42
  35. 43.
    Joel Freeman of Beach Body Remastered: Original Air Date 5/23/20
    1:03:30
  36. 44.
    Dr. Nzinga Harrison Remastered: Original Air Date 5/20/20
    1:23:46
  37. 45.
    Gerry Rosenthal Remastered: Original Air Date 4/29/20
    1:12:12
  38. 46.
    Margot Traverso Bruemmer Remastered- Original Air Date 5/17/20
    1:04:05
  39. 47.
    Ken Marino Remastered-Original Air Date 5/10/20
    1:03:31
  40. 48.
    100 in 100 with the Kids and Katie
    1:19:55
  41. 49.
    New Start with Edson Sean
    1:13:37
  42. 50.
    Grandma Lili starring Alicia Rodriguez
    1:17:54

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