Best Society podcasts (Updated August 2019; image)
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Over the years, podcasts have become an increasingly popular medium because they are well-packed, can be followed from any place, at any time and without Internet connection. Listening to podcasts enables people gain a clearer insight about the social affairs and social issues in every corner of the world. In this catalog, there are podcasts where well-read hosts and guests discuss about people of different religions and their way of life and culture, of different communities, countries, continents, different philosophies as well as different points of view on society. Also, literature fans can learn more about the latest news from their favourite genres, emerging authors, current best selling books and literary theories. Furthermore, people can find interviews and true and inspiring life stories told by people from all walks of life. Some podcasts house activists who fight for the rights of the oppressed, ranging from animals to people, aiming at creating a better society.
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This American Life
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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
 
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Snap Judgment
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Mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, and dramatic radio. Hosted by Glynn Washington.
 
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The Moth
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Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For informa ...
 
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the memory palace
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Serial
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Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won't know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she'll bring you the latest chapter, so it's important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. New episode ...
 
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Culture Gabfest
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New York Times critic Dwight Garner says “The Slate Culture Gabfest is one of the highlights of my week.” The award-winning Culturefest features Slate culture critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debating the week in culture, from highbrow to pop.
 
Pop Culture Happy Hour is a fun and freewheeling chat about the latest movies, television, books, and music.
 
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Criminal
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Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the "if it bleeds, it leads," kind of crime. Something a little more complex. Stories of people who've done wrong, been wronged, and/or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. We are a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
Profiles, storytelling and insightful conversations, hosted by David Remnick.
 
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Fresh Air
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Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
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Death, Sex & Money
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Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Nancy, Death-Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many ...
 
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Pushkin Industries. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
 
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RISK!
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If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. RISK! is hilarious, heart-wrenching and remarkably real. Think you've heard it all? Fasten your seatbelt.
 
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Talk Is Jericho
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He’s a multiple world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy, and a New York Times best-selling author. Listen in as Chris Jericho interviews some of the biggest names in wrestling, entertainment, comedy, and the paranormal. Don’t miss his unique, engaging, weekly take on all things pop culture.
 
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Who Charted?
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Howard Kremer brings on some of your favorite comedians to discuss the top 5 songs and movies of the week. Plus, Howard, the guests and Who Charted crew each bring a new song that they recommend over all the garbage on the charts. Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to stitcher.com/premium and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!)
 
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Love + Radio
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Nick van der Kolk's Love and Radio features in-depth, otherworldly-produced interviews with an eclectic range of subjects, from the seedy to the sublime. Get inside the mind of a rogue taxidermist. Find out what it's like to experience a stroke firsthand. Or spend time with an artist who gives away her life savings every night. You've never heard anything like it before.This show is moving to Luminary! For more, go to LuminaryPodcasts.com.
 
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
 
The Mortified Podcast is a storytelling series where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids—diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond—in front of total strangers. PS: It totally likes you. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
 
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Modern Love
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Modern Love features top actors performing true stories of love, loss, and redemption. It has included performances by Kate Winslet, Uma Thurman, Angela Bassett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sterling K. Brown, and more. A collaboration between WBUR and The New York Times.
 
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Hello Internet
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CGP Grey and Brady Haran talk about YouTube, life, work, whatever.
 
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Jalen & Jacoby
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Jalen Rose and David Jacoby give the people what they want, breaking down sports and pop culture as only they can.
 
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StoryCorps
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Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.
 
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The Press Box
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The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker catch you up on the biggest media stories, from sports to politics and everything in between.
 
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The Read
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Join bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle for their weekly podcast covering hip-hop and pop culture's most trying stars. Throwing shade and spilling tea with a flippant and humorous attitude, no star is safe from Fury and Crissle unless their name is Beyoncé. (Or Blue Ivy.)As transplants to New York City (Kid Fury from Miami and Crissle from Oklahoma City), The Read also serves as an on-air therapy session for two friends trying to adjust to life (and rats) in the big city.The Read is part of the L ...
 
The Guardian's Audio Long Reads podcasts are a selection of the Guardian’s long read articles which are published in the paper and online. It gives you the opportunity to get on with your day whilst listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer: in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more.
 
Ideas is all about ideas programs that explore everything from culture and the arts to science and technology to social issues.
 
Alec Baldwin brings listeners into the lives of artists, policy makers and performers.
 
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Seriously…
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A rich selection of documentaries aimed at relentlessly curious minds, introduced by Rhianna Dhillon.
 
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Mystery Show
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A podcast about mysteries, hosted by Starlee Kine. From Gimlet.
 
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Heavyweight
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Maybe you’ve laid awake imagining how it could have been, how it might yet be, but the moment to act was never right. Well, the moment is here and the podcast making it happen is Heavyweight. Join Jonathan Goldstein for road trips, thorny reunions, and difficult conversations as he backpedals his way into the past like a therapist with a time machine. From Gimlet Media.
 
Ezra Klein brings you far-reaching conversations about hard problems, big ideas, illuminating theories, and cutting-edge research. Want to know how Stacey Abrams feels about identity politics? How Hasan Minhaj is reinventing political comedy? The plans behind Elizabeth Warren’s plans? How Michael Lewis reads minds? This is the podcast for you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
 
Awaken, discover and connect to the deeper meaning of the world around you with SuperSoul. Hear Oprah’s personal selection of her interviews with thought-leaders, best-selling authors, spiritual luminaries, as well as health and wellness experts. All designed to light you up, guide you through life’s big questions and help bring you one step closer to your best self.
 
Multi award winning documentaries from Ireland. With over 1,700 documentaries on offer, the Documentary On One has the largest archive of documentaries available globally. These productions are radio stories about real life and contain documentaries dating as far back as 1954, right up to the present day. A wealth of life, ideas and experiences are on offer - but most importantly - stories. Winner of over 150 national and international awards since 2008, why not immerse yourself in a world o ...
 
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Soundcheck
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Live performances and conversations in which artists talk about their work, their process, and themselves. Genre-blind but open-eared. Hosted by John Schaefer.
 
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Outlook
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Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
 
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RN Arts - ABC RN
Daily
 
Each week day RN Arts programs zoom in on a specific area of art and culture, brought to you by a specialist presenter. Subscribe to their podcasts separately by searching by name in your podcasting app.
 
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Strangers
Monthly
 
This show will return late summer 2019. Subscribe to receive new content the moment it is released. Enjoy the archive in the meantime and thank you for your immense patience during my hiatus! Strangers features true stories about the people we meet, the connections we make, the heartbreaks we suffer, the kindnesses we encounter, and those frightful moments when we discover that WE aren't even who we thought we were.
 
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FT Life of a Song
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Each month FT music critics and contributors discuss the story of a song, from its origins and early recordings through cover versions good and bad. Formerly called FT Arts.
 
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The Watch
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Every week, The Ringer's Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan -- longtime friends and pop culture addicts -- break down the latest in TV, movies, and music.
 
Ever wanted to hang with a comedian, dominatrix, health guru, bank robber, author, or Italian prince? Well, here's your chance. Tangentially Speaking is dedicated to the idea that good conversation is organic, uncensored, revelatory, and free to go down unexpected paths.
 
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Dear Hank & John
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Hosts John and Hank Green (authors and YouTubers) offer both humorous and heartfelt advice about life’s big and small questions. They bring their personal passions to each episode by sharing the week’s news from Mars (the planet) and AFC Wimbledon (the third-tier English football club). WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios
 
It's not just crazy talk, it's Psychobabble - the official free audio podcast from YouTube sensation Tyler Oakley. Listen each week as he and his bestie Korey Kuhl bring you a half hour of unfiltered gossip sessions, pop culture scrutiny, and stories never told before.
 
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Radio Diaries
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First-person diaries, sound portraits, and hidden chapters of history from Peabody Award-winning producer Joe Richman and the Radio Diaries team. From teenagers to octogenarians, prisoners to prison guards, bra saleswomen to lighthouse keepers. The extraordinary stories of ordinary life. Radio Diaries is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
 
Actor/Director Michael Rapaport shares his strong, funny & offensive points of view on life, sports, music, film & everything in between on the I AM RAPAPORT: STEREO PODCAST. This podcast is moving to Luminary! For more, go to LuminaryPodcasts.com
 
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Short Cuts
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Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.
 
Welcome to The Dinner Party Download, a fast and funny hour of culture, food and conversation: “public radio’s arts & leisure section.” In every episode you’ll learn a joke; bone up on an odd bit of history and then wash it down with a themed cocktail recipe; meet artists of note; have your burning etiquette questions answered; savor an emerging food trend; and hear your new favorite song. Plus, unconventional wisdom from hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam.
 
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Ear Hustle
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Ear Hustle brings you the daily realities of life inside prison shared by those living it, and stories from the outside, post-incarceration. The podcast is a partnership between Nigel Poor, a Bay Area visual artist, and Earlonne Woods, formerly incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, and was co-founded with San Quentin resident Antwan Williams. The Ear Hustle team works in the San Francisco Bay Area, both in San Quentin State Prison’s media lab and from offices on the outside, to produce s ...
 
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Dirty John
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Debra Newell is a successful interior designer. She meets John Meehan, a handsome man who seems to check all the boxes: attentive, available, just back from a year in Iraq with Doctors Without Borders. But her family doesn’t like John, and they get entangled in an increasingly complex web of love, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival. Reported and hosted by Christopher Goffard from the L.A. Times.
 
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The Problem: It was mostly pranks. (Recorded on Monday, August 19, 2019.) This episode of Roderick on the Line is brought to you by Squarespace. Free trial plus 10% off your first purchase with the special offer code, “SUPERTRAIN.”By Merlin Mann.
 
Today on the 5: Recode reported that amazon is paying employees to tell the world how great it us to work in fulfillment centers. It's disgusting, but it's also to be expected at this point isn't it?
 
Louise Doughty, author of Apple Tree Yard, has a new novel: a thriller with a difference. Platform Seven’s narrator is dead – and she haunts the eerie half-light of Peterborough Railway Station weaving her way through the lives of the commuters and staff. The spirit of the late Lisa Evans pieces together a backstory that reveals the reality of ...…
 
This week on Bathroom Break Podcast, my guest is comedian Jeremiah Watkins. We sat down for chat about Stand Up Comedy, Roast Battle with Jeffrey Ross, Kill Tony, Regan & Watkins Music, Sexy Saxophones and more. Hope you enjoy! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bathroombreakpodcast/support
 
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Right now, Jenna & Julien listeners get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription at http://Calm.com/JENNAJULIENSign up right now for theSkimm, and enter for your chance to win a $250 Visa gift card at http://theSkimm.com/JennaJulienhttps://creepypasta.fandom.com/wiki/BEN_DrownedListen to us on SPOTIFY: https://spoti.fi/2A11tiKSubscribe to this chann ...…
 
Following multiple burglaries, and the daily practice of cleaning urine, human feces and needles away from the doors--Liz has given up on Sacramento. After 15 years, she’s opting to close the doors of her hair salon due to the very negative effects of the criminal transient population on business.By #427890.
 
Holmberg's Morning Sickness - What Would Brady Do? - Monday August 19, 2019By dhutchinson@hubbardradio.com (Holmberg's Morning Sickness).
 
When they return to classes in the coming weeks, students in some area public schools will be able to identify as gender nonconforming on official forms, use the bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity, and more.By The Kojo Nnamdi Show.
 
Oscar is back and it’s time for a vacation week recap! Plus… Shannon sleeps in… maternal instincts… Golden Ticket update… Pony vacation plans… Carla’s new job, and fasting. The post #2291: A Classic Pyramid Scheme appeared first on The Mike O'Meara Show.By The Mike O'Meara Show.
 
Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha tells us the story behind her latest film, Blinded by the Light, and how she got Bruce Springsteen's blessing. The q screen panel gives us a roundup of what to watch — and what to skip — in August. Rapper Denzel Curry looks back on the Florida artists and music that inspired his sound. Canadian comic artist Aminder Dha ...…
 
Gurinder Chadha's latest film, Blinded by the Light, is the true story of how a British-Pakistani teenager found solace, inspiration and a kindred spirit in Bruce Springsteen.
 
When Canadian cartoonist Aminder Dhaliwal created an online comic, just for the fun of it, she never expected it to turn into a professional venture. Now, she has a huge following and a graphic novel deal.
 
Holmberg's Morning Sickness - The Entertainment Drill - Monday August 19, 2019By dhutchinson@hubbardradio.com (Holmberg's Morning Sickness).
 
In her 2018 CBC Massey Lectures series, titled All Our Relations: Finding the Path Forward, prize-winning journalist Tanya Talaga (author of Seven Fallen Feathers) explores the legacy of cultural genocide against Indigenous peoples. In this lecture, Talaga examines the systemic issues in health care and how intergenerational trauma from coloniz ...…
 
The rise and fall of Egypt's star satirist.Bassem Youssef was a heart surgeon in Cairo during the Arab Spring when he started poking fun at the politicians in power. His style of subversive comedy was ground-breaking, and Bassem soon became one of the best known comedians in the Middle East. For a while he was described as 'Egypt's Jon Stewart' ...…
 
Holmberg's Morning Sickness - Director/Writer Kevin Smith - The Jay & Silent Bob Roadshow Reboot - Call In - Monday August 19, 2019By dhutchinson@hubbardradio.com (Holmberg's Morning Sickness).
 
On the new episode we take a look at the recent 50 year anniversary of the iconic Beatles photo shoot at Abbey Road, have our first listen of the new King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard album and wrap it up with some thoughts on the new Quentin Tarantino movie 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood' • Follow us on instagram FACEMELTS…
 
North Carolina singer and guitarist Alexandra Sauser-Monnig records under the name Daughter of Swords, in which she "combines the eerie sound of old Appalachian folk music with elegant guitar playing and touches of lo-fi pop." (John Schaefer) She’s also part of the alternative folk trio Mountain Man, a group of women whose precise harmonies off ...…
 
Holmberg's Morning Sickness - Brady Report - Monday August 19, 2019By dhutchinson@hubbardradio.com (Holmberg's Morning Sickness).
 
The world we live in (content creators in particular) has constant real time feedback with our interconnected lives. We explore some of the benefits and downsides then we play a totally ridiculous game of FAILTANK!. See our Show Notes and Things of the Week below! 👇💵 Help us make more stuff by supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/e ...…
 
In a new episode of the NERD NEWWWWWWWWWSSSSSSSSSS of the week we talk about the reports of a Ewan McGregor Obi Wan series coming to Disney+, box office, report and the rest of the juicy findings of this week! Join our official Facebook group for nerd discussions! www.facebook.com/groups/thenerdcorps Logo done by Alex Almeida, follow her to see ...…
 
Its not just Palooza week, its actually the weekend. PJ and TM recruit Chad and Jack to sit in on this very special Palooza live show! PJ is drunk, TM is annoyed, and Jack loves the Patriots… none of these things surprise any of us. Oh… shit… but we do answer a BSV! Remember to call us with your questions/comments/suggestions for the show #708- ...…
 
In ep 92 "Creativity Slump" We discuss how to get out of a Creativity Slump and how they may occur. New Episodes every Mon, Wed & Friday
 
On today's show, Mark Cagney on leaving Virgin Media, a 4 day working week, Pricewatch with Conor Pope and The HPV VaccineBy RTÉ Radio 1.
 
Mark Cagney left Ireland AM on TV3 (now Virgin Media) last month after presenting the show for twenty years. He started out in radio on Cork Local Radio in 1977 before joining 2fm when it started and he hasn’t looked back since and Mark popped into studio this afternoon to chat to RayBy RTÉ Radio 1.
 
We are BACK baybeeee! In this episode of ALAAL, Kelsey and Becky catch you up on what has happened since the last episode. They talk house buying, meeting Keke Palmer, and much more!
 
Conor Pope joins us once again to champion your consumer issues, if you have a consumer problem you can send it to pricewatch@rte.ieBy RTÉ Radio 1.
 
Holmberg's Morning Sickness - Opening Break - Monday August 19, 2019By dhutchinson@hubbardradio.com (Holmberg's Morning Sickness).
 
Eric McMillan revolutionised playground design in the 1970s. Why has the spirit of experimental play that he championed been lost?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpodBy The Guardian.
 
In the tenth episode of Series 3, Clint Boon chats to iconic Mancunian character and drummer of Factory band Durutti Column, Bruce Mitchell. Bruce chats to Clint about growing up in Manchester in the 1940s, discovering his love of music through his dad, playing with legendary artists including Keith Moon and Donovan, his close friendship with A ...…
 
Michael Bisping is the English mixed martial artist, commentator, actor, author, and UFC world champion Watch the full episode here: https://londonreal.tv/e/michael-bisping Hi it’s Brian Rose here, founder and host of London Real. The London Real Academy is an online education platform providing action-driven programs in: - Starting an online b ...…
 
QIC: Hello KittyPax: Hello KittyMeowBy F3 Pick Up the Six.
 
I review the Netflix TV series 'Another Life' and talk about the virtue of Hope in 'The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance'. This and more in this week's episode! Subscribe to this podcast’s feed via RSS | iTunes |Google Play. Follow Trideo on YouTube | Facebook | Twitter. This show is brought to you free of advertisements thanks to my patrons. He ...…
 
Jenny Doan and her husband, Ron, lost most of their savings in the 2008 financial crisis. Retirement was just around the corner, and they didn’t know how they would make it through. That’s when the family went all-in on an unlikely business—a quilt shop.By Gimlet.
 
Is there any food more nostalgic than ice cream? It's the one food that just about every kid loves and has special memories of. On this episode of REWIND, we travel back in our Mister Softee Time Machine to an age when supermarket ice cream came in a cardboard box, the most popular flavor was Neapolitan (vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry all t ...…
 
In this Dateline classic, when a young missionary is murdered and another woman goes missing in the same town, police investigate a deadly connection. Keith Morrison reports. Originally aired on NBC on November 7, 2014. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy NBC News.
 
In episode 108, the girls get into Priyanka Chopra encouraging nuclear war, Iran's foreign minister Javad Zariff's comments on tensions in the Middle East, Toni Morrison, Trump's attempt to stop immigration, more Islamophobia in Europe, and more! Trump is making America racist AF and there is no stopping him! Who killed Jeffrey Epstein?? FOOTNO ...…
 
The SinCast crew is back with a fantasy recasting of the beloved 1999 comedy classic American Pie! Who would be the current-day Jim, Finch, Stifler, and Nadia? And how would you rewrite it for today's climate? All this plus deep dives into Netflix, Disney Plus, Wu Assassins, Share, and much, much more... on a brand new SinCast!!! Join us every ...…
 
Opening and closing ceremonies are the magic pill that can make different seasons and transitions come more alive. The problem with moving from one season to another, one holiday to another, one season of life to another is that we have our feet in two different camps most of the time. The transitions are relentless and can easily strip the joy ...…
 
On this episode of On Purpose, I sat down with Justin Baldoni. Justin is an American actor, director, and filmmaker most known for the show, Jane the Virgin, and directing his most recent film, Five Feet Apart. We discussed everything from what it takes to let a pure message pass through you, all the way to finding more nuanced alternatives to ...…
 
Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family, so every Monday we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episode with spoiler-filled glee. This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Ryan McCarthy - who, as the former Editor in Chief of Vice, has a slightly personal connection ...…
 
Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family, so every Monday we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episode with spoiler-filled glee. This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Ryan McCarthy - who, as the former Editor in Chief of Vice, has a slightly personal connection ...…
 
Sarah McBride made waves at the Democratic National Convention in 2016 as the first transgender person to speak at a major party convention. Three years and many political successes later, Sarah is trying to add another win to her resume. One that would make her the first elected openly transgender state senator in America’s history. Guest: Sar ...…
 
What do I do with 15 pounds of cornbread? Where do song lyrics live in our brains? Why are we here? How did people get answers before Google? How often should I vacuum? Do wedding pianists get anxious? When are my vegetable plants ready? Can I skip the parts about farming in Anna Karenina? John Green and Hank Green answer your questions! Invest ...…
 
Imagine a society whose rulers suppress free speech, free association, even bathroom breaks. Where the government owns the means of production. Where the leader is self-appointed or hand-selected by a group of wealthy oligarchs. Where exile or emigration can have severe, even life-threatening, consequences. My guest today, University of Michiga ...…
 
In Episode 98 of Hidden Forces, Demetri Kofinas speaks with famed Hong Kong investor David Webb, an outspoken critic of China’s authoritarian grip over the coastal territory. There are two parts to this story that we explore during this conversation. The first deals with Hong Kong – specifically, its political and economic future as an independ ...…
 
Our weekly episode featuring questions from fans is back! Nick and Sug joined by producer Richelle answer your calls about sex and dating. We talk about friend-zoning, waiting until marriage, and *gulp* STDs. Plus, we dive into the details of Nick and Sug’s friendship. Has she seen the D? You’ll have to listen to find out. Be sure to subscribe ...…
 
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