As I struggle to negotiate with Gold Coast Broadcasting to return to radio, the phrase, “Keep Calm And Carry On” from World War II resonates with me. Funny how a forgotten phrase from 1940 universally applies today.

Jessica Fellowes is the niece of Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes. She discusses the series and the times 100 years ago from her book The World of Downton Abbey.

Guests include: Daniel Hannan from the European Parliament, warning the United States not to follow Europe’s lead, politically; dream interpreter Craig Webb and Matt Harrison of the Prometheus Institute.

Tom Lodge used a new strategy against the British government to defy the law prohibiting broadcasting Rock & Roll to the teenagers in Great Britain. He, and his cohorts, worked in the English Channel aboard Radio Caroline, a converted steamship with a giant radio antenna attached. We discuss the forthcoming documentary about Radio Caroline: The Ship That Rocked the World.

Here is the lineup of guests on BRAINSTOMIN’ with Billy the Brain for Tuesday, August 24, 2010. Listen at or on AM 1400 in Ventura at 10 o’clock am Pacific time.