Welcome to “Ira’s Everything Bagel,” featuring Ira David Sternberg talking with intriguing people about their passions, pursuits and points of view.
A new show is posted Thursday. Previous shows are archived.
Sternberg’s career includes decades of professional broadcasting as well as public relations, writing and communications. He was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in 1998. He also is host of “Talk About Las Vegas With Ira” (https://talkaboutlasvegas.com), talking with the celebrities, entertainers, writers, and personalities who make Las Vegas the most exciting city in the world!
A sample of the wide variety of guests, by category, who have appeared with Ira:
Dana K. White (Decluttering at the Speed of Life and How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind), Joe Wallenstein, (Flynn & Miranda: Your Right to Remain Silent); Richard Becker (50 states, a collection of short short stories); Andrew A. Erish (Vitagraph, America’s First Great Motion Picture Studio); Joshua M. Greene (UNSTOPPABLE: From Auschwitz Survivor and Penniless Immigrant to Wall Street Legend, The biography of Siggi B. Wilzig; Michael S. Green, (Lincoln and Native Americans); Dermot Turing (X, Y & Z: The Real Story of How Enigma Was Broken); Bernard F. Dick (Engulfed, The Death of Paramount Pictures and the Birth of Corporate Hollywood); Rob Barnett, (Next Job, Best Job: A Headhunter’s 11 Strategies to Get Hired Now); lan Stavans (How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish); Woody Goulard (KHJ Los Angeles: Boss Radio Forever — 1960s Rock and Roll Radio History); Ted Sobel (Touching Greatness); Joshua Jay (How Magicians Think: Misdirection, Deception, and Why MagicMatters; ); Colin F. Baxter (The Secret History of RDX, the Super-explosive that helped win World War II); Shane Stanley, multi Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and author (What You Don’t Learn in Film School); Douglass K. Daniel (Anne Bancroft: A Life); Rebecca Weintraub and Steven Lewi (InCredible Communication: Uncover the Invaluable Art of Selling Yourself); Marilyn Greenwald (Eunice Hunton Carter: A Lifelong Fight for Social Justice); Robert Teitelbaum, Frogs and Snails and Mobster Tales and Hiding in Plain Sight;
Ross Bennett, comedian & stand-up comedy coach
Leo Pearlstein, publicity pioneer, food consultant, author, speaker, and “PR Food King”
Sonia El-Nawal, chef-owner, Rooster Boy Cafe, Las Vegas; Ernie Weir (aka Don Ernesto), owner and operator, Hagafen Cellars; Richard Pink, owner, Pink’s Hot Dogs, Los Angeles; Michael Politz, publisher, CEO, and founder, Food & Beverage Magazine;
Marta Soligo, postdoctoral research faculty (International Gaming Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
Mark Malkoff, host, “The Carson Podcast”; Edwin Rojas, president, Rojas Talent Group; Mark Richards, host of “Starcade,” cable television’s first original game show, and a contestant coordinator for “Jeopardy”
Cynthia Meyers, owner and founder of Confluence Financial Planning, LLC
HEALTH AND PSYCHOLOGY
Kimberly Malloy, marriage & family therapist; Amy Ayoub, founder, The Zen Speaker;
Greg Bordner, owner, Abbott’s Magic Company & the 83rd Abbott Magic Get Together (August 4-7); Joshua Jay (How Magicians Think: Misdirection, Deception, and Why Magic Matters);
Award-winning magician Fielding West
Steve Herman, senior White House correspondent and subsequently White House bureau chief (2017-2021) for Voice Of America; “Sweet” Dick Whittington, Legendary Southern
California air personality
Dr. Jason Steffen, associate professor of physics at UNLV, who also was a member of the science team for NASA’s Kepler mission
Chris Raney, host, YouTube channel, “Yellow Productions”; Marta Soligo, postdoctoral research faculty (International Gaming Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
Deviant Ollam, physical penetration specialist (breaking into buildings, gated communities, & “impenetrable” server rooms); Jon Gadget, host,YouTube channel, “Jon Gadget, Gear For Life Reviewed; David C. Andersen, Digital marketing manager of knifecenter.com and host of its YouTube Channel