The S**t Show – June 19, 2019

We are delighted to have authors Linda Fostek (Sh*t happens: Creating Your Plan to Survive and Thrive When Faced with Life’s Personal and Natural Disasters) and Georgie-Ann Getton-McKoy (The Art of Getting Sh*t Done).

Disasters affect us all. It doesn’t matter if it’s a natural disaster that forces your family to evacuate on a moment’s notice or your home is flooded or destroyed. It could be a personal disaster like death, divorce, or health. It could even be any number of little things that go wrong in our lives on a daily basis; a flat tire, a broken pipe, or a broken light-switch that can create chaos in your life.

Getting sh*t done isn’t a science with some magic formula, it is an art. We all have limited resources and are tasked with the job of creating the rainbow of our lives.


A Look at Law Enforcement – June 12, 2019

Join us with author Dr. Alfred S. Titus, Jr., as he discusses his books, “The Personal Side of Policing” and “Forward Motion…the keys to progress and success”. “The Personal Side of Policing” is the ultimate law enforcement career guide. It is an inside look at the benefits and complexities of being in law enforcement. “Forward Motion…the keys to progress and success” is a motivational and empowering book that provides the tools to achieve your dreams and goals toward living the life that you and your family deserve.

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On-the-Air Book Launch celebration! – May 15, 2019

Join us for our first “Between the Covers” book launch celebration, with author Kieran Larkin and his new book “Messengers of God: A Survey of Old Testament Prophets”, along with guests Br. John McGrory from Chaminade High School and Elyse Hayes, librarian from the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception.

Ordinary people are sometimes called to do extraordinary things – and when that call comes from God, well, “extraordinary” is raised to the highest heights! Throughout the Old Testament, God chose a number of common folk – farmers, priests, herders, even children – to deliver messages to His People. Sometimes these messages were words of encouragement, other times they were words of accusation and condemnation. But either way, His chosen messengers were often placed in awkward, difficult, and even life-threatening situations as they addressed audiences that were either apathetic or openly hostile. These pages tell their stories, ranging from the heroic to the horrific, from the inspirational to the incredulous. Yesterday’s heroes with messages for today.


Becoming Your Best Self! – May 8, 2019

Join authors Maureen Reid (Becoming Herself), Mike O’Keefe (Shot to Pieces) and Natalie Elisha (Money Momma: The Women’s Wealth Bible For The Digital Age) who explore becoming your best self—from women struggling to gain their voice in the early 20th century (Becoming Herself) to a detective on the verge of an emotional and psychological breakdown (Shot to Pieces) right up to women today gaining and retaining financial freedom (Money Momma). Tune in for a great and inspiring episode!


Books for Everyone! – April 24, 2019

Between the Covers – "Books For Everyone!" 04/24/19

Between the Covers – "Books For Everyone!" 04/24/19. Between the Covers is aired live before a studio audience on Strong Island Television from Paradise Studios, Long Island New York. www.ParadiseStudiosNY.com

Posted by Strong Island Television on Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Join us on Between the Covers with author and librarian Debbie De Louise, along with the founder of The Book Fairies Amy Zaslansky and their new executive director Eileen Minogue. 

The Book Fairies collects reading materials for people in need throughout metropolitan New York. The reading materials foster literacy and academic success, provide a respite from personal struggles, and nurture a love of reading across age groups.


Writing For A Cause – April 17, 2019

Between the Covers – "Writing For A Cause" 04/17/19

Between the Covers – "Writing For A Cause" 04/17/19. Between the Covers is aired live before a studio audience on Strong Island Television from Paradise Studios, Long Island New York. www.ParadiseStudiosNY.com

Posted by Strong Island Television on Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Join our best selling author Steven Taibbi along with fellow authors Joe Satriano and Lisa M. Strahs-Lorenc as they share their darkest hours and how they evolved into books to help others.

About Our Authors

They’ve been cutting into Steven Taibbi since the day he was born, and they still haven’t stopped. According to the doctors, Steven should have died years ago, and several times since. Born April 26, 1953, he was cyanotic—doctor-speak for what was commonly called blue baby, meaning his heart wasn’t pumping efficiently enough to properly oxygenate his blood. As if that wasn’t enough, he was also born with three birth defects, requiring three operations. There would be more operations to come—many more. Over time, he needed not one, but two heart transplants, feeling immensely grateful while struggling with survivor’s guilt.

Inspired by her husband’s battle with Pancreatic Cancer, and the effects on her family, Lisa M. Strahs-Lorenc wanted to help others affected by this deadly disease, in addition to raising money for 2 worthwhile organizations. She and Fred shared a life together for 33 years, and raised 2 beautiful children, Sari and Ryan. Raised on Long Island, New York, she met Fred at Syracuse University where she was studying Early Childhood Education, and he was studying Architecture. He later became a defense liability attorney representing architects and engineers. Lisa works for a non-profit organization that establishes partnerships between the academic and business communities to prepare students for the 21st century with careers needed on Long Island.

Joe Satriano grew up in Brooklyn, NY under the Italian wings and watchful eyes of two wonderful parents, moved out on my own for a while, met the girl of my dreams, got married, and then started a family and new life out in the ‘burbs on Long Island in Oceanside. I have lived a charmed life and am thankful for everything that it has to offer. In Sickness and In Health: A Memoir of Love allows you, the reader, to share in my and my wife’s experiences.










Fun with Children’s Authors – April 10, 2019

Between the Covers – "Fun With Children's Authors" 04/10/19

Between the Covers – "Fun With Children's Authors" 04/10/19. Between the Covers is aired live before a studio audience on Strong Island Television from Paradise Studios, Long Island New York. www.ParadiseStudiosNY.com

Posted by Strong Island Television on Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Join us for a great episode featuring children’s book authors, Paula Groothuis, Paul Mila, and Elaine Gilmartin. Each author will discuss their own unique ways of reaching children and helping them learn about the world around them and their own selves.









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About Our Authors

Paul Mila has expanded his horizons from Brooklyn to Baja and beyond. He traded in his corporate suit for a wetsuit and now devotes his time to writing, scuba diving, underwater photography, and speaking to groups about ocean conservation.

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for twenty years, E. A. Gilmartin has a particular interest in helping to empower children overwhelmed by circumstances beyond their control. This entails working with them to find their voice and to learn that they are not responsible for the choices made by the adults in their lives.

My children’s books are written to get messages and information out there. They are written in rhyme. “I’m OK” is a rhyming message including many fun, creative and learning activities.



Game of Thrones Special Edition – April 3, 2019

Between the Covers – "Game of Thrones Special Edition" 04/03/19

Between the Covers – "Game of Thrones Special Edition" 04/03/19. Between the Covers is aired live before a studio audience on Strong Island Television from Paradise Studios, Long Island New York. www.ParadiseStudiosNY.com

Posted by Strong Island Television on Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Join us for fun and games, trivia and teasers in anticipation of the Game of Thrones returning soon. Superfans Brian and Stefanie Schwab join host Stephanie and husband Kieran Larkin – superfans themselves! – to see who knows the most about the past 7 seasons, the books, and what is coming up next!


Shopping – and Training! – your Mind & Body – March 27, 2019

Between the Covers – March 27th, 2019

Between the Covers – March 27th, 2019. Between the Covers is aired live before a studio audience on Strong Island Television from Paradise Studios, Long Island New York.

Posted by Strong Island Television on Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Join author and fashion expert Elia Mell, author, lawyer and steroid expert Rick Collins and author and executive coach Lois Cooper for an informative episode ranging from shopping to training your mind and body.

Eila Mell is one of the book industry’s go-to fashion authors. She recently worked with Heidi Klum and Harvey Weinstein on the official book of the hit television series Project Runway titled Project Runway: The Show That Changed Fashion (2012, Weinstein Books). She is also the author of How to Win at Shopping: 297 Insider Secrets for Getting the Style You Want at the Price You Want to Pay, New York Fashion Week: The Designers, the Models, the Fashions of the Bryant Park Era (2011, Running Press). The fashion world was so behind New York Fashion Week that the legendary Bergdorf Goodman not only stocked their shelves with the book, but launched it with a champagne reception in their couture section. Many A-list designers participated, including Narciso Rodriguez and Thakoon Panichgul. It was a huge event, with press and paparazzi, and was featured in the film Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf Goodman.

Eila has worked with many of the top names in fashion including Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, Donna Karan, Naomi Campbell, Fern Mallis, Ralph Rucci, Heidi Klum, Rachel Roy, Kenneth Cole, Narciso Rodriguez, Nina Garcia, Ariel Foxman, Glenda Bailey and Andre Leon Talley.

Eila has been tapped for her expertise on the fashion industry by The New York Times, Marie Claire Magazine, Glamour, People StyleWatch, The Huffington Post, ELLE Canada, Zink Magazine and many more. She has been featured on over 100 television and radios shows including CBS’ The Insider, The Better Show, Hollywood 411, The Mark and Brian Show and The Morning Jolt. Eila has been a contributor for many of the top rated fashion websites including Tyra Banks’typef.com. Eila is a contributor to Runway magazine, as well as the on-camera correspondent for Runway TV.

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