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The Giles Files

Nancy Giles is an Emmy- winning contributor to "CBS News Sunday Morning." The girl keeps files on people she digs, and breaks down trending topics from pop culture to politics. Add a microphone and a ukulele for a fast and furious look at "what's up" through interviews, commentaries, song parodies and more.
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Aug 6, 2020

Summer 2020 -  We've got the hook-up for a good time!

May 29, 2020

“Look! Up in the sky...it’s thunder! It’s lightning! It’s NBC’s secret weapon, chief meteorologist Janice Huff!”  She’s been the weather Wonder Woman for 25+ years -- you’ll hear all about her brilliant beginnings and learn some slick stuff about the world of meteorology. Plus: a journey into Nancy’s nutty subliminal shelter-in-place corona virus diary.  She may need to up her meds - you decide. All this and another boffo edition of “Know Your Damn History”.

Mar 13, 2020
"Mikey" is a black republican! A horror novelist! An almost-“woke” dad! All sides of the actor Michael Boatman, still fighting  “The Good Fight.” on CBS All Access. Man, he's got stories for days! And Malibu may be the most famous beach in southern California, but the Malibu Diner in Hoboken, NJ has its own treasure.  Plus: a musical tribute to someone we’ve got issues with.  It’s a feast for the ears and another boffo “Giles Files!”
Dec 23, 2019

Behind-the-scenes artistry isn’t glamorous, but we want to give the glory to two bad-ass creatives: Cindi Gomes, sound technician for CBS News and Alexander Allen, celebrity stylist.  These two pros work their craft - from travels with candidate Barack Obama to Madonna’s recent “Madam X” tour. Oh, snap!

Plus another installment of “Know Your Damn History”

Dec 20, 2019

Forget the debates - I can’t watch them anymore.  It’s time for a candidate “kumbaya” as we move into 2020. And I have a plan that just might work. Give it a listen...

Nov 11, 2019
Fame! Fortune! Uncertainty! Rejection! Being an artist and actually making a living at your craft is no easy feat. We talk to legendary New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast and celebrated painter-sculptor Jules Arthur to find out how they do it, why they do it, what keeps them sane, makes them laugh, and inspires their creative juices.
Jun 24, 2019
Who was your favorite science teacher? Wait: do you remember science class at all? Well, turn your phasers on “stun"
and get woke with some knowledge from Derrick Pitts, Chief Astronomer and Planetarium Director for the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. Science is everywhere, and he won’t let you forget it!
 

 

Apr 11, 2019

As Ed Sullivan would say, “We have a really big show!” Grab a cocktail, put your feet up, and get your funny on!

Feb 11, 2019
Brillo pads! Microphones! And one of the best news correspondents in the biz. We grabbed Randall Pinkston, took him to the Andy Warhol exhibit at the Whitney Museum, to get the lowdown. And we show some love to Nancy P. and Shirley C., warriors both.

 

Dec 28, 2018
I got my mind on my money and my money on my time!  We interview men and their pieces at WatchTime Magazine's 2018 luxury watch event in New York City.  It all winds together in the latest “Giles Files," plus a new holiday song full of cheer that ’s sure to become a classic.
Oct 14, 2018
This just in: a “Giles Files” exclusive: public servants who actually serve the public! And a young citizen with stars and stripes in his eyes envisions his future in the political arena. Plus: another edition of “Know Your Damn History,” and a boffo song featuring a throwdown between Senators Kamala Harris and Chuck Grassley!

 

Jul 24, 2018
The Giles Files takes a road trip to Washington DC for a sassy conversation with our favorite pundit! Plus, a serendipitous drive-by with two ladies from the Daughters of the American Revolution! Add a dash of “Know Your Damn History,” shake it with a James Brown redo, and pour over ice for a downright upright good time! 

 

May 14, 2018
 
The inside scoop on why high school boys don’t like “hoes.” AND: When is the N word cool..and when is it just plain rude?  PLUS: “I’ve got to make money for camp!” Nancy’s secret diaries, from her own teen years, reveal a young girl’s psychotic schemes to achieve popularity. We compare notes, share memories, and get “woke” by four spirited students from Weehawken High School.
Mar 26, 2018
Listen to the lowdown on why we haven’t posted in awhile. But stand by: more boffo episodes coming soon!
Nov 13, 2017

A movie cop goes berserk! A real life cop chills with chocolate treats!  We catch the story behind the story with filmmaker Cory Bowles and Captain Sean Kelly from the Weehawken Police Department . And what’s with people jumping the line?  Is civility dead or just on the lam?

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