February 4, 2012

Watch Live: Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis.

  Watch live at 7 MST!
Watch live video from elephantjournal on www.justin.tv

> Press? Click here for photos available for your use.

> Not in Boulder, but want to walk / ask a question? Watch live. Otherwise, pro videos with good sound will be ready within the week.

> At bottom of this post, a bunch of random old talk show photos including a conversation with Seane Corn.

> RSVP on Facebook, whether you’ll watch live or attend.

> To register or for schedule or news. you can always click the Walk the Talk Show logo top right of any page of elephantjournal.com.

> You must reserve your ticket here in order to attend, and show ID to match at the door. All info here.

We’re back! If you can’t come, you can watch on live-stream. If you can’t come or don’t want to watch on live-stream, still please lie to our faces by clicking “maybe” you’ll come, for morale’s sake! First three shows are free to the first 50 attendees—who will—get this—get a golden ticket good for free admittance to all shows, all season-long. We will not be repeating that offer. Guests in the past have included Deepak Chopra, Michael Pollan, Amy Goodman, Dr. Weil, Arianna Huffington…and we expect to have guest of this caliber again, plus live music.

Live Taping: Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis: Richard Freeman & Mary Taylor on Yoga with Integrity, John Douillard on Ayurveda vs. Veganism. Music: Fiddle with Adam Agee. February 9th, 2012.

It’s Portlandia, only less funny, and without the self-awareness.

In Boulder? Tickets $3. First three shows: first 50 to arrive will get golden ticket good for free admission to entire season 2012.
> Doors at 6
> Show at 7 (sharp, then doors close)
> Afterparty with local eco happy hour deals at 8, over at 9.

Featured Guests: Richard Freeman & Mary Taylor; John Douillard.

Every other Thursday. Register by clicking Walk the Talk Show logo top right of elephantjournal.com and RSVP at walkthetalkshowfeb9.eventbrite.com

Only those registered with ID will be allowed admittance. No late arrivals. This is a closed taping.

Not in Boulder? We’ll post the videos on elephantjournal.com, click talk show logo top right of elephantjournal.com

Press Release:


Series Features Mindful “Enlightainment” With Live Tapings Held in Boulder, Colo. Videos Featured on PBS Rockies, Huffington Post, Care2, elephantjournal.com, And Others.

Boulder, Colorado—January 31, 2012—Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, a leading green national talk show produced in Boulder, Colorado (since 2008) announces its return. Once a popular, trail-blazing internet-based show, it was canceled after elephant magazine put out its last issue and went online, becoming elephantjournal.com. After four years of rebuilding, during which Walk the Talk Show has only taken place 20 times (featuring guests such as “Yoga Mogul” John Friend, Michael Pollan, Dr. Andrew Weil, Sister Helen Prejean (Dead Man Walking), Walk the Talk Show is back. And this time it’s got one of the leading “mindfulness” web sites in the world behind it. elephantjournal.com has been voted #1 in green on twitter two years running, and has 960,000 unique readers a month (Google Analytics).

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis will offer bi-monthly public taping to be held at Boulder’s new eco Shine Restaurant, in a private event space. The talk shows will be taped and live-streamed in front of a live studio audience of 100 people and produced as video segments hosted on PBS Rockies, Huffington Post, Care2, elephantjournal.com along with elephant’s many allied sites. With a combined social media firepower of 200,000 facebook fans and 150,000 twitter followers, not to mention the popularity of the many guests and bands, Walk the Talk Show aims to be the first ubiquitous online-only talk show in television history.

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis focuses on issues and personalities in sustainability, adventure, spirituality, education, consumerism, food, ecofashion, politics, wellness, the arts— “anything that helps us to live a good life that also happens to be good for others and our planet”

“We’ve interviewed senators, congressmembers, Deepak Chopra, Bill McKibben…we’ve appeared at Sundance, Natural Products Expos, music and yoga festivals. We’ve headlined the historic Boulder Theater. But we’ve never had the chance to expand nationally—internationally—with a strong social and new media base. I’m very much looking forward to the opportunity to share the word about living a good, fun life beyond our core or choir,” Waylon Lewis says.

Adapting the classic talk show format—monologue, segment, two interviews and a band, with a houseband—Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis is free online, and open to the public in Boulder. The show will take place from 7 to 8 p.m., every other Thursday of the month, beginning on February 9th, 2012 with leading yoga teacher Richard Freeman and chef Mary Taylor of the Yoga Workshop, and John Douillard, leading Ayurvedic author.

Tickets are $3, or bring a can or organic something for foodshare. The first 50 to arrive at the first three shows will get a golden ticket good for free admittance all season long.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. The show will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. There will be no admittance after the doors are closed at 6:50 pm, as this is a live taping. Following the show, an after-party will take place at Shine with happy hour deals for Walk the Talk Show guests on Shine’s local home brew and appetizers until 9:00 p.m.

Videos of the Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis are available for viewing on elephantjournal.com, as well as on pages of 20 partner host websites for a total of (tentatively) 30,000,000 unique viewers, making Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis—in only its second full season—the largest online talk show nationally.

To reserve your ticket to attend the live event, (the public can) RSVP at:

Only the first 100 to reserve tickets will gain admittance. ID required. No drop-ins.

For more information about scheduling, streaming or attending upcoming Walk the Talk Shows or to watch past videos or interviews: http://www.elephantjournal.com/walkthetalkshow

For first look at videos, first news about reserving tickets, follow/fan:



Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, named top 10 nationally in green by MNN, aims to be “half Charlie Rose—serious, thoughtful, in-depth—and half Jon Stewart—fun yet intelligent, fast-paced”—and is dedicated to bringing the good news beyond the choir and to the masses via fun, yet fundamentally serious conversations with inspiring figures, both famous and everyday. Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, elephantjournal.com and host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, has been named Changemaker and Eco Ambassador Reader’s Choice by Treehugger in Culture & Celebrity 2010, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, Eco Entrepreneur of the Year by Naturally Boulder and Green Hero by Planet Green (Discovery).

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis takes place live in Boulder, Colorado and at festivals and events around the country. In the past, Waylon Lewis has interviewed such luminaries as Michael Pollan, Dr. Deepak Chopra, Alice Walker, Dr. Andrew Weil, Richard Freeman, Rabbi Zalman Shalomi-Schacter, Anne Waldman, John Perkins, Byron Katie, Seane Corn, Bill McKibben, Paul Hawken, Treehugger’s Graham Hill, Chris Sharma, Sharon Salzberg, Natalie Goldberg, Sister Prejean, Brad Feld, John Friend, Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg, Robert Thurman and Amy Goodman and featured music with Flogging Molly, Krishna Das, Paper Bird, The Motet and Nawang Khechog. Off site, our show has appeared at Patagonia, LOHAS, Eco Gift, Natural Products Expo, prAna, Naturally Boulder, Naropa University, Wanderlust Festival, Hanuman Festival, Co-Housing Conference and many other worthy organizations.

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis videos are hip, fun, accessible, professional and available through elephantjournal.com (voted #1 for #green content on Twitter in US for two years running, and a Top 10 US #green and #spirituality web site), Huffington Post (where Waylon has a popular column), Care2, Intent.com, Twilight Earth and a dozen other partner sites.

Note: Children always welcome, free below 18 years old, especially for the talk show portion, which ends by 8 pm.

For more information about Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, visit: www.walkthetalkshow.com or email us: [email protected]

Congressman Jared Polis at a Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis.
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