TORRANCE, Calif. – September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Craig X. Rubin (“CraigX”) is interviewed about his new book “9021GROW,” about his consulting and guest starring role on Showtime’s new TV series “Weeds,” and about the issues of the environment, economy and how hemp can positively impact these troubled areas. CraigX is featured on a new entertainment talk show podcast produced by Send2Press Newswire ( and hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons. The show is located at and can be listened to “on-demand” in both RealAudio and MP3 formats, and subscribed to via iTunes or RSS/XML.

Upcoming guests include Bob Johnson, whose company has re-released a controversial board game on how to win at welfare and not work for a living, and a new game called “Capital Punishment” where you can send celebrity criminals to the electric chair; Beverly West, co-author of a new book “TVtherapy: The Television Guide to Life” (Delta Books) which tells how we use TV to help us cope with everything from a bad hair day to a bad break up; and Suzy Chaffee (“Suzy Chapstick”) who is working with Native American tribes and European royalty to try to get the Native Americans to be able to compete in the Olympics as a sovereign nation.

The show is hosted by Christopher Simmons, a veteran journalist and contributor to numerous entertainment and technology publications, an award-winning photographer and digital artist, a musician who has composed soundtracks for two TV cable shows, and a highly regarded marketing technologist who has been interviewed by TrendWatch, PCworld, Entrepreneur, and many other national publications. He is also the author of a forthcoming book on Podcasting which covers the practical how-to aspects of developing content, the mechanics of recording and mastering, and optimization for the Web, as well as marketing and audience measurement and retention.

The podcast show can be listened to online, and is available for iPods in the iTunes(TM) Music Store, on-demand in both MP3 and RealAudio formats, and RSS/XML subscription for any music player or audio-enabled PC at:

The RSS/XML subscription link is:

The Send2Press(TM) Newswire Weekly Podcast is powered and produced by PRNewsRadio(TM).

Selected show content will also be available for use under Creative Commons license through the SwapCasts(TM) Network ( starting in Winter, 2005.

Send2Press, SwapCasts, and PRNewsRadio are units of, and service marks of, Neotrope(R), established 1983 in California by Christopher Simmons.

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