Best Practices in Banana Time


— a live talk show hosted by Doctor Rodenberger

:: November 21, 2009; 5:00 - 8:00 pm (SLT/PST) ::

Double Happiness Manufacturing, Eyebeam Island, Second Life (90, 34, 124)

Doctor Rodenberger from DOUBLE HAPPINESS MANUFACTURING will be interviewing 3 well know and amazing SL residents that do the same thing in their 1st lives as their Second Life! We’ll be discussing how the virtual environment of Second Life affects the meaning and value of one’s work. A RL audience will be watching the show from Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center in Buffalo, NY. Both RL and SL audience members will be able to participate in a Q & A with talk show guests.




GARRET MEHRTENS, a RL and SL pastor. Pastor Mehrtens officiated the recent memorial service in SL for military officer Grunt Greenwood.

CLARISSIMA SCHUMANN, an internationally renowned classical pianist and music instructor in RL and SL. Mrs. Schumann will discuss her role as a musician and educator in RL and SL AND will perform live on the show!

REN STONECUTTER, RL doctor and founder of the Second Life Medical Association. Dr. Stonecutter has been an advocate of the potential of virtual worlds for medical practice. He will discuss his experiences and the future of medical practice in SL!

ALEXIS BHAGAT, RL NYC-based cultural commentator, who will be contributing to the discussion.

Eyebeam Island TV Tower was designed by acclaimed SL builder Nix Sands.

A video of the show is being co-produced with Draxtor Despres, award winning SL machinimatographer and SL news reporter.