Alane Gray presents her award-winning creative non-fiction memoir Terrible Omens: Happiness is the Other Way. This darkly witty, fast-paced ride through a fifteen-year relationship is an unflinching cautionary tale about what happens when hormones and social expectations lead two people to say “I do” when they should have said “I don’t.” When the signs all pointed to the exits—they kept running the wrong way.
When Darren gets sucked into his old college lifestyle, his inner frat boy spills over onto Alane, forcing her to confront some difficult truths about the choices she has made.
Darren discovers microbrewing. Alane starts to realize their diverging interests and changing tolerances.
Darren and Alane struggle to find their place after their escape from Pittsburgh. Time, money, and certainty start slowly slipping away as the pressures of married life and professional ambitions build. Alane has trouble dealing with the stress of history repeating.
In this brief interlude, Alane talks about her early experience with religion and the paranormal parts of her romance with Darren.
Alane assesses her situation and finally makes a decision as Charlene forces Darren’s hand.
Alane and Darren return to Pittsburgh to smooth things over with Charlene. Alane confronts the consequences of living with her in-laws, sees signs of Darren’s shifting loyalties, and contemplates the pros and cons of adopting a zombie lifestyle.
After their wedding, life goes on. Alane and Darren plan out their future and decide where to go after graduation. Alane makes a deal with Charlene, seals her fate, and then struggles to cope with the consequences.
Not every girl dreams of a fairytale wedding, but it’s easy for anybody to get caught up in the moment. Alane and Darren plan their wedding from a distance, the families finally meet, and the fateful vow is uttered.
Meet Alane's future husband, Darren Danky, and experience her first Danky Family Christmas. There's no place like the Burgh for the holidays or for a heartfelt engagement announcement.
Meet Alane Gray. Her marriage was a train wreck, and it’s finally over. Now she has to figure out when and why it went so wrong. In this episode, Alane sets the stage for the wild ride to come.
"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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