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BFG Podcasts contiene dos de los shows principales de Beyond Films and Games: BFG Radio - Podcast con Lucas donde repasamos lo mas importante de la industria BFG Show - Talk show donde el staff comenta los eventos de cine y video juegos mas interesantes con un toque de comedia. Seguinos: facebook.com/bfgfanpage @bfgtweet
 
Talking Finance is dedicated to helping you establish and meet your financial goals. Hosted by, Eric Brotman, Chief Executive Officer of BFG Financial Advisors and Traci DeForge, Executive Producer of the Personal Finance Podcast Network. Are you just stepping out into the real world and know little about personal finance? Are you trying to nip a nasty spending habit or break the credit card cycle? It’s time to discover the Personal Finance Podcast where the podcasts are for people just like ...
 
Each week, freelance writer and lifelong bookworm Alli Hoff Kosik will challenge a guest to reread a literary throwback or to experience for the first time ever a book they may have missed as a kid. After that, they'll be asked to spill all the feels and all the opinions about that book on the air for your podcast-listening pleasure. Every Tuesday, you can find us breaking down an old school read from our tween and teen days on a new episode of the show. We'll cover everything from The Baby- ...
 
Just when you thought there were already too many movie podcasts; here comes Film4Cast w/ the Core4 (Steve, Joshua, Huber & Smiley). Join us weekly for an in-depth and at times asinine and irreverent discussion of movies, tv, entertainment news and pop culture. Follow us on Twitter at @Film4Cast and e-mail us at Film4Cast@gmail.com
 
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Roald Dahl may be a beloved children’s author, but he’s also a problematic figure. Similarly, The BFG is a beloved children’s book… but it’s not without its problems and complexities. On Episode 115 of SSR, Alli and her guest Christina Hammonds Reed break down The BFG — from its magical use of language to its xenophobic undertones, and everything i…
 
BFG Podcast #032 - Greg and Garry Moore of Twickabrick Website: https://www.flickr.com/photos/23944232@N02/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/twickabrick Twitter: https://twitter.com/garrymoore234 Brickfilms Wiki: https://brickfilms.fandom.com/wiki/Gregory_Moore_and_Garry_Moore This podcast is sponsored by FXHome and Mecabricks. https://ia80140…
 
It’s time for another American Girl deep dive! This time, the focus is pioneer girl Kirsten Larson — and Alli couldn’t have picked a better guest for this one. On Episode 117, she welcomes the ~queen~ of pop culture deep dives, Kate Kennedy from the Be There in Five podcast. Tune in to listen to Alli and Kate’s conversation about Meet Kirsten, whic…
 
Every once in a while, Alli stumbles her way back to a book that tells her more than she ever could have expected about the kind of reader and writer she’s grown up to be… and The View from Saturday is one of them! On Episode 116, she and her guest take a close look at this 1996 middle grade novel by E.L. Konigsburg, which won the Newbery Medal in …
 
A conversation about Lemony Snicket’s beloved A Series of Unfortunate Events has been a long time coming… but it’s finally here! On Episode 114, Alli and her guest discuss the first book in the series, The Bad Beginning, which was published in 1999. Much of the conversation on the episode focuses on one core question: how dark is too dark for kids?…
 
For some odd reason, Alli never read Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist when she was a teen reader herself, but she’s finally experiencing the David Levithan and Rachel Cohn novel for the first time on Episode 113! Tune in to hear her and her guest chat about so many things: the importance of music, the evolution in our language around queerness an…
 
It’s been more than two years since SSR last examined Nancy Drew — but we’re back with another Nancy convo for Episode 112! On this episode, the hosts of the Novel Pairings podcast join Alli to discuss the fourth book in the iconic series, The Mystery at Lilac Inn. They chat about how Nancy Drew can be simultaneously trailblazing and problematic an…
 
Author Suzanne Park joins Alli on Episode 111 to discuss Freaky Friday, the 1972 middle grade novel by Mary Rodgers that served as the inspiration for many adaptations, including the 2003 movie starring Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis. They discuss the differences between the book and the movies, focusing especially on how one fosters more empat…
 
On Episode 110, book lover and bookstagrammer Sarah Coquillat is on the pod to chat about a book she absolutely loved as a teenager, Sarah Dessen’s This Lullaby. Does she still love it just as much after a reread? You’ll have to listen to find out. Sarah and Alli discuss dreamy (and not-so-dreamy) literary heartthrobs, slut-shaming, the lack of div…
 
It’s time for another Gossip Girl chat! On Episode 109, author (and Gossip Girl expert) Hannah Orenstein joins Alli to discuss the second title in Cecily von Ziegesar’s iconic series, You Know You Love Me. They talk about the many disturbing elements of the book that would likely not land in 2020 (homophobia, chain smoking, blatant body shaming), t…
 
Author Jen Doll joins Alli on Episode 108 for a conversation about Zilpha Keatley Snyder’s Newbery Honor-winning novel, The Headless Cupid. They discuss blended family dynamics, the importance of mental health resources for kids, and ghost stories! They also address an extremely disturbing, racist scene that would never fly in 2020… and shouldn’t h…
 
BFG Podcast #031 - the Frame 100 Podcast Crew The Frame100 Podcast: Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfWZx7tkuyOfPxKTHUHEhBw?view_as=subscriber Twitter: https://twitter.com/Frame100Podcast Austin - Frame5 Studios: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheAustinman101 Matt - Bricktale Studios: https://www.youtube.com/user/LSWStoriesAnimations Chris …
 
On Episode 107, Alli is joined by podcaster and comedian Kelly Anneken to discuss Karen Cushman’s 1995 Newbery Honor winner, Catherine, Called Birdy. They chat about babysitting, Accelerated Reader, and their misguided impressions of the Middle Ages. They take a close look at the way Catherine, Called Birdy depicts heavy issues of childbirth, agenc…
 
On Episode 106, Alli and her guest explore one major question: how good (or not-so-good) does it feel to read a book that feels like a time capsule of an era gone by? As you’ll hear in the episode, there are plenty of upsides and downsides, all discussed in the context of Louise Rennison’s 1999 YA hit Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging. The c…
 
On Episode 105, Alli sets aside her very real, very intense fear of birds for a conversation about Mr. Popper’s Penguins. Written in 1938 by Richard and Florence Atwater, this Newbery Honor winner is the story of a house painter named Mr. Popper who dreams of traveling to the Arctic and the penguins who come into his life thanks to one of his heroe…
 
It’s been well-established that Alli is a superfan of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, but on Episode 104, her guest introduces her to two of the author’s other books — Eight Cousins and Rose in Bloom. On this episode, they chat about how Alcott’s real-life influenced her storytelling and consider the many ways in which these books were highly pro…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the whole world upside-down. Almost everyone in any industry has been feeling its effects to varying degrees. Addressing this big elephant in the room, Traci DeForge and Eric Brotman discuss with guest, Jonathan Krueger, how COVID-19 has impacted the business of being a financial advisor. As the CEO and Investment A…
 
It’s become an unofficial tradition to come back for a new year of the podcast with a Sweet Valley episode… and this year is no exception! On Episode 103, Alli’s soon-to-be podcaster friends Jaimie Farris and Abby Tracy join her to chat about Book #62 in the series, Who’s Who? Check out this episode for conversations about old school “computer dati…
 
In the society we live in, there seems to be this whole shadow of fear around being judged on asking for help with your finances. Contrary to that, people shouldn't have to because financial knowledge is very necessary for the sustenance of our business and lives. Helping you get over that fear of asking for help and support with financial services…
 
With so many great financial advisors out there, it is a shame that not most of them have the platform to share their unique wisdom and knowledge and help people with financial education. A show that gives voice to today's financial advisers and experts, Talking Finance is here to help you establish and meet your financial goals. In this pilot epis…
 
The Guardian has launched a new series called Innermost that we think you will like. Each week, callers will tell Leah Green what’s going on behind closed doors. In the first episode, we hear how an uncle’s funeral and meals with an emotionally distant brother help James and Jess think about their families in new and unexpected ways. Subscribe wher…
 
This is the fourth and final week of Pride Month on the pod. Cheers to many more! Thanks so much to all of the guests who have joined Alli to celebrate Pride on SSR. On Episode 101, Tim Swenarton guests to chat about the book that made him a reader, Rick Riordan’s The Lightning Thief. The first title in the five-book series Percy Jackson and the Ol…
 
It’s Episode 100 of SSR — and Week 3 of Pride Month! There’s so much to celebrate on the podcast this week! Episode 100 is all about Libba Bray’s A Great and Terrible Beauty, the 2003 YA novel that kicked off the Gemma Doyle Trilogy. Megan Tripp joins Alli to discuss everything from world-building and problematic othering of BIPOC to subtle hints a…
 
​BFG Podcast #030 - Patryk Wawer YouTube Channels: Titan Pictures channel Titan Humor channel Mega Titan channel Little Toys TV channel Twitter: https://twitter.com/TitanPictures Brickfilm Wiki: https://brickfilms.fandom.com/wiki/Patryk_Wawer This podcast is sponsored by FXHome. https://ia601407.us.archive.org/21/items/bfg-podcast-030/BFG%20Podcast…
 
We’re back for the second episode of Pride Month 2020! Allison Punch joins Alli to chat about a book that made a huge impact on her life, Keeping You a Secret by Julie Anne Peters. On this episode, they discuss the lack of queer love stories in mainstream YA in decades gone by and how this book compares to other coming-out narratives. They also dig…
 
Episode 98 kicks off Pride Month 2020 on SSR! This week, Alli is joined by podcaster and kid lit enthusiast Bryce Kelly for a conversation about J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan. And we’re not talkin’ the Disney version! Tune in to hear them chat about this story’s deep publishing/adaptation history, unpack its strict depiction of traditional gender roles a…
 
Every once in a while, Alli has to share what she *really* thinks is going to be an unpopular opinion on the podcast. Well, this is one of those times. Without any nostalgic attachment to Louis Sachar’s Sideways Stories from Wayside School, she’s not quite sure how to feel about it… but you’ll have to tune in for all the details! On this episode, y…
 
There have been so many requests for a Dear America episode — at last, we deliver! On Episode 96, Alli and her guest discuss the fifth installment, Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell, 1847. Tune in to hear them chat about Alli’s elementary school obsession with all things Oregon Trail, the joys and embar…
 
Long-time listeners of The SSR Podcast will hardly be surprised to discover that Alli is not the biggest fan of survival stories, but on Episode 95, she and her guest revisit Jean Craighead George’s Newbery Honor-winning novel My Side of the Mountain. After all, it is a classic! Tune in to find out if this is the book to change Alli’s mind about th…
 
When it comes to The Baby-Sitters Club and SSR, too much of a good thing is never enough… so it’s lucky for you that Episode 94 is yet another Super Special installment, New York, New York! In this book — the sixth BSC Super Special — the crew has a big apple adventure for their spring break, during which each baby-sitter finds her own NYC story. S…
 
BFG Podcast #029 - Galen Johnson Galen Johnson (Galen 5055) Brickfilms Wiki: https://brickfilms.fandom.com/wiki/Galen_Johnson YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM8qLz_hPjY8h7ll9vlV37g Twitter: https://twitter.com/Galen5055 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalgalen/ This podcast is sponsored by FXHome. https://ia801500.us.archive.org…
 
Alli experiences a serious case of retroactive FOMO on Episode 93, thanks to a discussion about the first book in Ally Carter’s Gallagher Girls series, I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You. Along with guest Phoebe Wright, she discusses the many, many cool aspects of the Gallagher Academy, considers how the series may have planted …
 
On Episode 91, get snowed in with Alli, the Stoneybrook babysitters, and guest Margaret Willison, who read her first-ever BSC book for SSR! Alli and Margaret chat through the situations in which each babysitter finds herself in an unexpected blizzard, discuss how much easier it is to weather a bad storm in 2020 than it was in 1991 when the book was…
 
SSR gallops into the world of horse books for Episode 90! Alli and her guest Hannah Williams are chatting about the first book in Lauren Brooke’s Heartland series, Coming Home. Tune in to hear them swap notes about their own horse girl pasts, reminisce about the many horse books they loved as kids, and consider why kids are so drawn to horses and s…
 
It’s rare that Alli’s met a reader who has been as deeply affected by a book as the guest on Episode 89 has been affected by Lurlene McDaniel’s Don’t Die, My Love. You don’t want to miss this story! On this episode, Alli and her guest Hitha Palepu also talk about the power of books like McDaniel’s tragic teen romances to help kids better understand…
 
BFG Podcast #028 - The World of Brickfilms Crossover William Osborne Brickfilms Wiki: https://brickfilms.fandom.com/wiki/William_Osborne YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIILJ4hyykZVRAeMnvWbr4w Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lotwstudios/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/LOTWStudios Seán Willis Brickfilms Wiki: https://brickfilms.fandom.com…
 
On Episode 88, Alli and her guest Uli Beutter Cohen discuss their first experience reading Louise Erdrich’s The Birchbark House, which was a National Book Award finalist for young people’s fiction in 1999. In their conversation, they get real about the gaps in American education regarding the true history of indigenous people, talk about the import…
 
For Episode 87, Alli comes to Katherine Paterson’s Newbery-winning Jacob Have I Loved for the first time — and what a ride it was! This middle grade book is a story of sibling rivalry, resentment, privilege, and family responsibility. It’s also a story about learning to take responsibility for your own path… although Alli has some seriously mixed f…
 
XOXO, it’s (finally!) time for the SSR Gossip Girl episode! On Episode 86, Alli and guest Alexandra Monir discuss the elements of the Gossip Girl universe that don't hold up so well in 2020, both in terms of technology and teen behavior. They consider parental objections to the book’s racy content and look at multiple sides of the argument for “lig…
 
As we all know, Alli loved A LOT of books when she was a kid, but for some inexplicable reason, Elizabeth Winthrop’s The Castle in the Attic seems to have buried itself in her subconscious more than most. On Episode 85, she and her guest Amanda Lovelace try to figure out why it’s been so memorable to her for so many years! Tune in to this episode t…
 
On Episode 84, SSR finally enters the American Girl universe, this time with a conversation about Meet Felicity! Alli and her guest Rachel King discuss the gender politics of Felicity’s world, the frankness with which the author approaches issues like alcohol and animal abuse, and the book’s apparent whitewashing of race relations. They also consid…
 
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