Tipping Point in Tehran

Tipping Point in Tehran: A Gathering Opposition Faces a Weakened Regime by Robin Wright Washington Post July 14, 2009 “How much has changed for Iran in one occasionally breathtaking month. The erratic uprising is becoming as important as the Islamic revoluti on 30 years ago — and not only for Iran. Both redefined political action …Read More


Manhattanhenge is the biannual occurence when the sun aligns with the east-west streets of Manhattan’s main street grid. The term was coined by Neil deGrasse Tyson. Photo is the Wall Street Journal Photo of the Day.

We’re Talking Stars, Immigration, and Current Events

Did you hear? Our friend Neil deGrasse Tyson is now the host, alongside comedian Lynne Koplitz, of Star Talk Radio Show, the first and only popular commercial radio program devoted to all things space. You can hear the show on Sundays at noon on KTLK AM 1150 (Los Angeles) or Sundays at 2PM on Big …Read More

In Memory of Samantha Fargo

Jodi Solomon Speakers Bureau would like to take a moment to remember Samantha Fargo, a fierce, bright and beautiful 12-year old who passed away on Wednesday. Her armor was continually tested fighting mitochondrial and asperger’s disorder. We know her light will forever burn bright in her family’s hearts. And we would also like to thank …Read More

Greening Your Campus

No single issue is as important to “Millennial” college students as the environment. It’s the one issue that transcends political inclination, religious affiliation, race, and gender. As a direct result, many universities are actively creating sustainability initiatives involving every campus constituency! Residence halls, physical plant staffs, food service management, faculty and staff all are seeking …Read More

Primetime Speakers

Our speakers are hittin’ primetime! On Monday, Neil deGrasse Tyson was a guest on The Colbert Report. Watch the clip here. Then on Tuesday, Tyson kicked off the new season of NOVA Science NOW. And although Time Warp won’t be on tonight (Discovery is running a marathon of the show Pitch Men, in honor of …Read More

Sea Shepherds Welcome New Spaceship

Captain Paul Watson and the Sea Shepherd anti-whaling crew are getting [more] serious. Beginning next summer, they will add a new ship to their fleet: Earthrace, a back-to-the-future, 40 knot sailing, diving under waves, biodeiesel-fueled ship. Read the article here. Those Japanese whalers better watch out. And if you’re looking for an entertaining show tonight, …Read More

Video Friday: Tyson Throws Down with Branson on Fallon

Neil deGrasse Tyson visit Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, June 24, 2009. (Video courtesy of Hulu.com) For more videos of our speakers, please visit the Jodi Solomon Speakers YouTube Channel. And FYI: Tyson will be on The Colbert Report on Monday, June 29.