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Best Abumrad podcasts we could find (updated January 2020)
Best Abumrad podcasts we could find
Updated January 2020
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What makes pop songs so catchy? Musicologist Nate Sloan & songwriter Charlie Harding pull back the curtain on how pop hits work their magic on our ears & our culture. You’ll fall in love with music you didn’t even know you liked.
 
In this intensely divided moment, one of the few things everyone still seems to agree on is Dolly Parton—but why? That simple question leads to a deeply personal, historical, and musical rethinking of one of America’s great icons. Join us for a 9-episode journey into the Dollyverse. Hosted by Jad Abumrad, creator of Radiolab and More Perfect. Dolly Parton’s America is co-produced by WNYC Studios, home to great podcasts like Snap Judgement, Death, Sex & Money, and Nancy.
 
Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.
 
A talk show with a heart. Each week, Sam interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention. Plus weekly wraps of the news with other journalists. Join Sam as he makes sense of the world through conversation.
 
Over 700,000 people in America have been subjected to conversion therapy, the dangerous and controversial ex-gay treatment. UnErased tells their stories.
 
Radiowaves is a show that takes you into the studios and behind the mics of the renowned voices of public radio and podcasting. Through long-form and intimate conversations, Radiowaves explores the minds of the likes of Ira Glass, Jad Abumrad, Amy Goodman, Peter Sagal, and many other radio greats. From their professional origins and the secrets of their craft to their views on politics and the media landscape: if you have ever been curious to learn more about the voices you listen to, this i ...
 
We surprise some of the world's brightest minds with ideas they're not at all prepared to discuss. With host Jason Gots and special guests Neil Gaiman, Alan Alda, Salman Rushdie, Mary-Louise Parker, Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, Saul Williams, Henry Rollins, Bill Nye, George Takei, Maria Popova, and many more . . . You've got 10 minutes with Einstein. What do you talk about? Black holes? Time travel? Why not gambling? The Art of War? Contemporary parenting? So ...
 
View the Episode Archive »Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes | RSS.#smartbinge Radiolab podcasts
 
Discussions with the New York Institute for the Humanities' distinguished scholars and writers about their work.
 
Idaho Matters is the place on-air and online where folks with different views can talk with each other, exchange ideas, debate with respect and come away richer from the experience. We hope you'll engage with us! You can drop us a line here , email us , tag the station in a tweet or send us a message on Facebook . _
 
The Big Law Business podcast, from Bloomberg Law, covers the legal industry and the business of law.
 
Seth Greene Samuel is a composer and sound designer.www.sethgsamuel.com
 
Join the team behind RELEVANT Magazine every Tuesday and Friday. Tackling the intersection of faith and culture like no one else — all with a hilarious twist! Sometimes poignant, sometimes random, and sometimes a little bit secular. Each episode includes thought-provoking interviews with leaders, influencers, and artists you don't want to miss.
 
Comedy, interviews and talk from MaxFunCon, the annual Convocation of Awesome hosted by MaximumFun.org.
 
The Media School at Indiana University prepares students for careers in journalism, cinema, broadcast, game design and other forms of 21st century communication.
 
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RadioLab explores big ideas every week on WNYC. The nationally-distributed public radio show disrupted both the public radio and podcast space and has inspired many producers in the world of audio storytelling. The show airs on Boise State Public Radio News at noon on Saturdays. Host Jad Abumrad has spent years perfecting his craft, and will share …
 
Worship artist and author Cory Asbury is our special co-host as we discuss the surprising, shifting values of Gen Z and millennials, a dating site for Calvinists, Cory's personal drama with Chick-fil-A and a ton more. Plus, podcast and radio star Jad Abumrad joins us to talk about how faith played into his newest podcast series, Dolly Parton’s Amer…
 
You may know Jad Abumrad as the host of WNYC's 'Radiolab.' He tells Sam why he created another podcast, Dolly Parton's America, examining the life and work of music legend Dolly Parton. Jad himself grew up in Nashville, where his physician father, a Lebanese immigrant, struck up an unlikely friendship with the singer. Jad uses this podcast to ask w…
 
Thelma and Louise, Ponch and John, Pancho and Lefty, Quixote and Sancho Panza, Marx and Engels, Marx and Chast…history and literature are full of magical buddy stories. Every now and then, for reasons no one can explain, Two people come together and produce something greater, or at least very different, from the sum of their parts. I’m here today w…
 
John Mark McMillan guest co-hosts the latest episode as we discuss his upcoming album Peopled With Dreams, Aaron Rodgers’ conflicted thoughts on faith, the latest Simpsons controversy, Kim Kardashian West’s legal system advocacy work and a lot more! Plus The Two Popes director Fernando Meirelles joins us to talk about the real-life events that insp…
 
As President Trump's impeachment trial starts in the Senate, we look to some ongoing stories to recap the week in news. An NPR investigation finds a government agency reported deeply disturbing housing and health conditions in ICE facilities holding people seeking asylum. And the Supreme Court opens up a pathway for civil lawsuits over lead-poisone…
 
Another Friday...another Reporter Roundtable here on Idaho Matters! Listen to the discussion of the week's headlines from Madelyn Beck with the Mountain West News Bureau, KIVI 6 On Your Side's Mike Sharp and Erin Bamer of the Idaho Press.By Samantha Wright
 
Bluegrass music is making a comeback in Idaho. The Idaho Bluegrass Association has been around since the 1980s, but after membership waned, the group’s popularity has taken off in the past few years. Supported by new members and leadership, the group is putting on the first Idaho Bluegrass Winterfest this weekend in Boise.…
 
Right now, at this very moment, all across the planet, there are 7.6 billion human beings eating, breathing, sleeping, brushing their teeth, walking their dogs, drinking coffee, walking down the street or running onto the subway or hopping in their car, maybe reading a summary of a podcast they’re about to hit play on … and the number is only going…
 
Earlier this month, the Trump Administration proposed changes to fundamental environmental rules. The National Environmental Policy Act has been in place since President Richard Nixon signed it into law in 1970. But in recent years, some people have questioned whether some elements of NEPA go too far, holding back industries like ranching and minin…
 
January is peak season for skiers and snowboarders in Idaho. But with these kind of high-impact sports, brain injuries can be far too common. How should folks stay safe while taking part in their favorite cold weather sports? During National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month, Idaho Matters is joined by Dr. Steven Gale, director o…
 
For the third year in a row, the McCall Winter Festival will host a dog sled race. But this isn’t just any race. Organized by people involved with the Iditarod, the Idaho Dog Sled Challenge is 300 miles long. And with more than 44,000 feet of elevation change on the course, mushers call this a 500 mile race packed into 300.…
 
Thousands of high-paying STEM jobs continue to go unfilled in Idaho. That’s according to the Idaho Stem Action Center, which released updated numbers to the legislature last week. But with more computer science teachers and students interested in the field, will that storyline change soon? Dr. Angela Hemingway joins Idaho Matters from the Idaho STE…
 
Idaho’s oil and gas industry continues to spark interest, concern and controversy, especially in Payette County. Natural gas was discovered in southwest Idaho in 2010. Since then several gas wells and one oil well have been built. Now those wells are changing hands -- again. The new owner wants to put past issues of transparency and underpayments b…
 
During World War II, tens of thousands of Japanese Americans were rounded up and held in camps around the country. One of those internment camps was in south central Idaho. The Minidoka camp housed folks from Washington, Oregon and Alaska. Now, a traveling exhibit curated by the Smithsonian museum in Washington D.C. will open to the public this Sat…
 
The Bosnian-Herzegovinian Cultural Center of Idaho has been in Boise since 2000, when thousands of refugees came to the United States fleeing war and conflict. Some settled in the Treasure Valley. Since then, community members have been using traditional dance, music and food to share Bosnian culture with Idaho.…
 
The fashion industry is about more than just clothes. It’s also about scandal, #MeToo moments, human trafficking and murder. At least that’s what the new book “Fashion Jungle” is about. Co-author Rachel van Dyken is from Boise, and joins Idaho Matters to talk about her book, which is based on real events from her co-author and former supermodel Kat…
 
On today’s show, Addison Bevere discusses his powerful new book Saints: Becoming More Than ‘Christians’ and why rethinking the term can be so life-altering. Plus, we break down the new '90s-inspired CCM musical A Week Away, learn about the weirdest horror movie ever (it’s called Velocipastor), discuss a strange end times prediction and a lot more! …
 
Mac Miller, Future and Billie Eilish all have good and bad news to share. On Miller’s posthumous album, Circles, he exposes personal struggles with fame, addiction, and mental illness — sobering topics given his unintentional drug overdose last year. Yet at the same time we hear him searching for “good news,” practicing self care and accepting that…
 
NPR Code Switch correspondent Karen Grigsby Bates steps in for Sam. She is joined by best-selling author Jennifer Weiner, who has written popular books like Good In Bed, In Her Shoes, and Little Earthquakes over the past two decades. Weiner talks about her latest novel, Mrs. Everything, the importance of having plus-size characters in books and spe…
 
Freedom. Everyone wants it, but knowing where to look for it is another matter. And to make matters worse, the world is full of things that feel like freedom but might just get us more tangled up in everything we’re trying to escape. How much freedom can money buy? How much money? How free are you on a tropical vacation? Would uploading your consci…
 
Guest host Elise Hu steps in again for Sam this week, this time from member station KQED in San Francisco. She's joined by Nitasha Tiku, tech culture reporter at the Washington Post, and Farhad Manjoo, an opinion columnist at The New York Times who focuses on technology and culture. They talk about news from Google and Apple, surveillance, and the …
 
Author and speaker Carlos Whittaker is today’s special guest co-host as we discuss the controversy surrounding Liberty’s Falkirk Center think-tank, the Oscars nominations, Lauren Daigle’s performance at the National Championship game and a lot more! Also, author and anti-sex trafficking advocate Elizabeth Melendez Fisher Good joins us to discuss he…
 
Legislative session is in full swing here in Idaho. Our own Jimmy Dawson , Kevin Richert (Idaho Ed News) and Don Day (BoiseDev) explain what's gone down this week in the capitol and beyond.By Samantha Wright
 
Every three years, hospitals across Idaho take part in a survey to determine the state's biggest health needs. The survey, which pulls data from health sources and interviews, is conducted by the St. Luke's system. The new results are out Friday. The two most significant concerns? Obesity and mental illness. Jean Fitzgerald Mutchie, Lyle Nelson and…
 
Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Idaho Human Rights Day. George Prentice talked with the organizers of the MLK Living Legacy Celebration, that will be taking place at Boise State University. Francisco Salinas is the director of the Boise State Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion, and Ryann Banks is a Boise State University Student who…
 
This week’s snowfall in the Treasure Valley means only one thing: ski season is here. Idaho Matters talked with Tamarack Resort’s President Jon Reveal and Bogus Basin’s General Manager Brad Wilson about the season so far.By Molly Wampler
 
Ten years ago, the global economy was in the depths of the financial crisis and investors had just finished posting negative returns for the decade. This scared many people. But if you stayed in the market, your return was more than 250% or 13.5% per year. So, ten years later as we are weeks into a new year and a new decade, what does the financial…
 
Hot springs were practically made for winter, which is why we're presenting this episode of our You Know The Place podcast. Join hosts Lacey and Joel on their trip up to Kirkham Hot Springs in Lowman and a quirky bar in Idaho City.By Frankie Barnhill
 
The J-1 visa program was intended to promote international understanding, hosting international workers for positions like camp counselors and au pairs. Hospitality workers make up a large percentage of visa holders, and Idaho's tourism industry relies on these folks for seasonal work. Our Twin Falls reporter Rachel Cohen fills in Idaho Matters on …
 
In 1993, a Georgia man named Kerry Robinson was accused of raping a woman at gunpoint. He served 18 years in prison – but he was innocent. Greg Hampikian is a biology professor at Boise State University and has spent a decade working to free Robinson through the Georgia Innocence Project. Hampikian calls this "the biggest work of his career." "This…
 
There's a new business in downtown Boise, dedicated to something many people do at home or in a private space: meditation. We talk with the owners of Source about meditation and the business side of this practice.By Gemma Gaudette
 
Dua Lipa remembers the disco era in her hit “Don’t Start Now.” What may sound like just another dance floor track, upon deeper listening unfolds as a celebration of the genre. References to Gloria Gaynor, Chic, Giorgio Moroder and The Bee Gees are all waiting here for the curious listener to uncover. But so are the Italian and Daft Punk inspired ba…
 
One of Broadway's hottest tickets last year was a play with no big-name actors by a 30-year-old black queer writer. Jeremy O. Harris talks to Sam about poking the bear that is Broadway, and whether he thinks he'll be embraced there long-term. Email the show at samsanders@npr.org.By NPR
 
Propaganda returns as a special guest host as we discuss Timothée Chalamet’s Bob Dylan biopic, the Babylon Bee/CNN feud, the upcoming Christian movie industry send-up Faith Based and a lot more. Plus, we talk with Echosmith singer Sydney Sierota about their new album Lonely Generation.By RELEVANT
 
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