Sunday Morning Magazine with Rodney Lear

Hosted by Rodney Lear, this weekly show examines pertinent issues facing Cincinnati with open and honest discussion. Hear interviews with national celebrities, local leaders, authors, doctors, and experts on a wide range of topics.

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Latest Episodes

Jeff Suess_Segment #3_ May 22, 2022

Jeff Suess, Author, Tomorrowland: The Past, Present, and Future of Disney’s Most Changed Land. About the book: When Disneyland opened in 1955, Tomorrowland re¬flected Walt Disney’s optimism for a great big beautiful tomorrow with the promise of atomic age technology and everyday rocket trips to the moon. Then the present caught up to the future, so Walt had to tear it down and start again. To stay ahead, Tomorrowland has been upgraded and redefined for each new generation, from the New Tomorrowland in 1967 to the boldly different Discoveryland, and beyond.

Dennis Logsdon_Segment #2_ May 22, 2022

Dennis Logsdon, Author, The Rumble Tumble Thunderstorm. About the book: The simplest lessons in life are often the most important, like showing kindness, being a friend, and pursuing adventure. A rhyme-written and beautifully illustrated book, The Rumble Tumble Thunderstorm tells the story of Henry, a young boy who discovers a world of adventure within a rainstorm puddle. Alongside two new animal friends, William the whale and Shelly the snail, Henry teaches the importance of friendship and that life’s biggest pleasures can come from the smallest surprises. rumbletumblethunderstorm.com

Chris Carosa_Segment #1_ May 22, 2022

Chris Carosa, Author, The Parent’s Guide To Turning Your Teen Into A Millionaire. Chris Carosa, a Certified Trust & Financial Advisor and Yale graduate, joined Sunday Morning Magazine to talk about how parents can put their children on the path to become a millionaire.

Affordable Summer Vacations_Segment #5 Melissa Arnold, Santa Claus, Indiana

Why Santa Claus, Indiana is the perfect destination for families this summer: Families of all ages will enjoy – not only the nationally known Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari – but the incredible outdoor activities, interactive history, shopping opportunities, gorgeous landscape, and so much more… just a three-hour drive from Cincinnati!

Affordable Summer Vacations_Segment #4 Jennifer Webb, The Dollywood Company

Why Dollywood is the perfect destination for families this summer: Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration—June 18- August 7, 2022 Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration is a festive summertime event that features unique family experiences that can only be found right here in the heart of the Smokies. With extended operating hours each evening, families can ride Dollywood’s world-class roller coasters, including Lightning Rod and Wild Eagle all day and well into the night. After rave reviews following its debut in 2021, Dollywood’s Sweet Summer Nights—a first-of-its-kind within the industry—returns with a show that combines hundreds of high-tech drones with a world-class fireworks show to put an exclamation point on the evening. During the day, guests also can enjoy one of the most popular Dollywood shows of all time, The Gazillion Bubble Show. This awe-inspiring experience promises to leave every child and child-at-heart with a smile on their face, thanks to “gazillions” of bubbles and guest interactions that make up every performance. New and unique elements throughout the park enhance the summer fun for guests with new decor elements like the all-new Kite Sky, unexpected splash and play elements, colorful kids play activities in the Village, a bubble foam party in Wilderness Pass, and an unparalleled and interactive art installation that invites guests to spin on life-size tops in Wildwood Grove.

Affordable Summer Vacations_Segment #3 Wendy Chambers, Put-in-Bay

Why Put-in-Bay is the perfect destination for families this summer: Put-in-Bay an Every Day Island Getaway is the perfect one tank trip for your family during the week this summer. With gas prices rising, a backyard vacation is what most families are considering this summer. Put-in-Bay has so much to offer families from outdoor recreation, water sports to exploring caves and so much more. The Bay is your perfect getaway.

Affordable Summer Vacations_Segment #2 Nate Swick, Visit Indy

Why Indianapolis, Indiana is the perfect destination for families this summer: Summer is right around the corner, and Indy has something for everyone to enjoy. Get your summer started by heading to the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway to watch the 106th running of the Indy 500. Taking a family trip? Head over to the world’s largest children’s museum and play your way through the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience. White River State Park’s 250 acres are filled with amazing attractions like the Indianapolis Zoo, Victory Field, and the Central Canal where you can experience a taste of Italy with a gondola ride down the canal. Newfields’ stunning indoor and outdoor art displays are must-sees for nature lovers and art enthusiasts alike. Finally, have the Circle City be the soundtrack to your summer with some of the nation’s biggest artists coming through our outdoor amphitheaters. We can’t wait to see you in Indy.

Tiffany Knox, Mother's Day. (Segment #2) 5-8-2022

Tiffany Knox, Certified Life Coach and Inspirational Speaker, Author Tears of A Broken Heart. Tiffany joins us on-air to discuss how to create a better relationship with your mom this Mother’s Day. She says the pandemic has opened our eyes to the importance of family and relationships. Tiffany also gave information on the steps you can take to deepen the bond with your mom.