Skip to main content

I'm Charles Shaughnessy and Here's A Thought for Thursday, October 16, 2014

As you all know by now, I am starting rehearsals for "What the Butler Saw" at the Mark Taper Forum here in Los Angeles. We work a full, six day week so I will not be able to record "Here's A Thought" for the next few weeks. I will miss you all and will feel very frustrated at not being able to bring the show to you "live" during this critical election cycle, but, as they say, "that's showbiz!" 

In the meantime, I hope that you will read my blog on ABSENTEE MAIL-IN VOTING...HOW TO DO IT for your state in the United States.  Don't let 'time' or 'lack of knowledge' be your excuse! KNOWLEDGE is POWER and POWER is VOTING!

We will, instead, be streaming re-runs of our shows so far, beginning with the premier show when Martha Madison was my guest at the same time, Thursday from 3-4 pm pst on Tradiov.com/la  The topic I picked for that show was: "Has the conversation become very dumb in our culture or are there people who are really wanting to talk?" 


The shows cover so much ground each week that they with a second viewing, I hope you will learn something new!  In the meantime, I will do my best, as time allows, to keep up here on the Blogs with your questions and comments and keep you all up to date with rehearsals and how the play is going. Once we are "up and running" ( late November ) I will be able to return to my live shows at 3:00- 4:00 PT on Thursdays on TradioV.com on my way to the theatre!! 


In the meantime, all of you that sent in pledges to my Kickstarter, expect your rewards in the mail by the end of November!  I hope you will all be patient with me and that I will be able to connect with you all again then. Until then, stay engaged, think critically, connect the dots and stay a Thoughter!!   :-)    

All the best, Charlie.

Comments

  1. I am so happy that you are starring in such a great Show at the Mark Taper Forum. That is awesome! I can't wait to see it!
    We will miss you on #Here's A Thought but I will enjoy watching the re runs. They are always such fun shows and I always discover things I missed.
    Best of luck with the run of What The Butler Saw. Break a leg!

    ReplyDelete
  2. thanks charlie good luck w the show i'm sure many will love it mostly with in it i enjoy looking forward to here's a thought when u return's and the show its funny i'll in Las veges all the time while your away till the middle of Dec so thnx again till then see u on the next here's a thought !

    ReplyDelete
  3. Will miss your live-show too! Hope you'll have fun! Wish you all the best...

    ReplyDelete
  4. Charlie you will be missed so much but we all understand and wish you all the best. I would have loved to have seen you in this play, sounds like you have a fun role. Enjoy yourself and we will all enjoy watching the recasts and as you said maybe pick up on something we didnt the first time around. Look forward to seeing you back again on HAT in late November. I sent you some cute treats having to do with "HAT" that my daughter made and I know you will enjoy them when you get to them. I'm sure "your right arm" Janelle will hold them for you. <3 Gale

    ReplyDelete
  5. What about inviting Fran Drescher again on HaT? :-D

    Her new book is available! Great topic about "Resilience" & "Facing Adversity"...

    "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Inner Strength: 101 Empowering Stories of Resilience, Positive Thinking, and Overcoming Challenges" by F.Drescher & A.Newmark.

    Description:

    "We’re all stronger than we think, and we often discover our inner strength and resilience when a problem arises. The 101 empowering stories in this collection will inspire and encourage you to overcome your own challenges.

    There’s nothing like real stories from real people to inspire you. These empowering and uplifting stories by people who have overcome challenges, solved problems, or changed their lives will help you find your own inner strength, resilience, and remind you to think positive, count your blessings, and use the power that you have within you.

    Amy Newmark is publisher and editor-in-chief of Chicken Soup for the Soul. Emmy Award-winning actress and accomplished author Fran Drescher is a leading health advocate and the president and visionary of the Cancer Schmancer Movement."

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Josiane Zunino Vaulot asked me to post the following message on her behalf because she can't do it herself via her blogpage :

      "Quelle EXCELLENTE proposition "Nadia Les Sables d'Olonne-France", inviter à nouveau Fran DRESCHER sur TradioV afin qu'elle nous présente "Chicken Soup for the Soul". Disserter, réfléchir, échanger sur un sujet que Fran maîtrise à la perfection sera un moment privilégié pour nous tous!
      MERCI Charlie & break a leg pour "What the Butler Saw"!
      Josie - Paris, France"

      Delete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Here's A Thought . . . Jack Maxwell and Susan Shaughnessy

Thursday March 26th, 2015
3 pm PDT - 4 pm PDT on your computers, LIVE at tradiov.com

Our special guest will be Charlie's friend, the very charming, Jack Maxwell.  Jack is the Host of the extremely entertaining, funny and successful show on The Travel Channel, The Booze Traveler!  We are thrilled to have Jack on the show to talk to us all about his new TV show. He just finished his first season of the show and has been picked up for a second season!


Jack travels the globe to not only get a taste of a country’s alcohol, but to quench his curiosity about what people drink, why they drink it and the stories they tell when they do. At each stop, he connects with locals, immerses himself in regional activities, learns about the country’s unique relationship with liquor and sometimes even participates in the alcohol-making process. If you haven't seen the show, you must check it out the website for #BoozeTraveler or watch some of the episodes online or on The Travel Channel. Check your …

Charles Shaughnessy guest stars on the most watched TV show, NCIS December 13, 2016

You are not going to want to miss this, so set your DVR's if you can't watch it live! 
Charles Shaughnessy like you have never seen him before when he guests on NCIS, Tuesday, December 13, 2016 on CBS, 8/9 (et/pt) in the episode "THE TIE THAT BINDS" as Balthazar Kilmeany.


DUCKY QUESTIONS CHOICES HE MADE 37 YEARS AGO AFTER EVIDENCE IN A MURDER CASE IS LINKED TO HIS DECEASED MOTHER, ON “NCIS,” TUESDAY, DEC. 13


Joe Spano Returns as Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell  and Adam Campbell Returns as Young Ducky
“The Tie That Binds” – After the NCIS team tracks evidence from the murder of a Navy captain to Ducky’s deceased mother, Ducky looks back and questions a pivotal life choice he made 37 years ago. Also, the team exchanges holiday gifts, and Gibbs spends Christmas dinner with Fornell, on NCIS, Tuesday, Dec. 13 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Adam Campbell guest stars as Young Ducky.
Charles Shaughnessy behind the scenes on NCIS

Charles Shaughnessy's thoughts on Cory Monteith's death

Charles Shaughnessy on Twitter  @C_Shaughnessy
"RIP Cory.  Until we treat alcoholism and other mental health problems as compassionately as we treat cancer, there will be other Corys."


#RIPCory


What are your thoughts?
By Associated Press, Published: July 16 |
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — “Glee” actor Cory Monteith, who had struggled for years with substance abuse and once said he was lucky to be alive, died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol, the British Columbia coroner’s office said Tuesday.“There is no evidence to suggest Mr. Monteith’s death was anything other than a most tragic accident,” the office said in a statement. He was 31 years old.