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Best 20th Century podcasts we could find (updated August 2020)
Best 20th Century podcasts we could find
Updated August 2020
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You Must Remember This is a storytelling podcast exploring the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century. It’s the brainchild and passion project of Karina Longworth (founder of Cinematical.com, former film critic for LA Weekly), who writes, narrates, records and edits each episode. It is a heavily-researched work of creative nonfiction: navigating through conflicting reports, mythology, and institutionalized spin, Karina tries to sort out what really happened behind the ...
 
On History of the 90’s we’ll travel back in time through the stories that defined a decade. The last 10 years of the 20th century was a time like no other, from Columbine to Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Seinfeld, Air Jordan, and the Spice Girls …if it happened in the 90’s you’ll hear about it on this podcast. Join Kathy Kenzora as we journey through the History of the 90's every other Wednesday.
 
Radio Mike is an indecisive over-thinker who gave himself the nickname 'Radio Mike,' and obsesses over minute details and obscure popular culture. A bundle of neuroticism and anxiety, Radio Mike is a loveable geek who shamelessly talks about the many blunders of his life working in radio and podcasting, navigating young adult life as a millennial, exploring the complexities of his mental health and celebrating nerd culture. -------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
 
Welcome fellow SLEAZOIDS!!! Come along as hosts Josh Lewis and Jamie Miller (and, occasionally, guests) go down the rabbit hole of 20th century genre fare from the most influential canon classics to the the trashiest exploitation films we can get our hands on. Each week is a double feature—grindhouse style—where we discuss two films loosely related by subject, genre, actor, filmmaker or franchise and at the end of each episode, along with our HONORARY SLEAZOIDS (click on over to our patreon ...
 
On the LRB Podcast you'll find recent (and not so recent) pieces read by the author; our 'Close Reading’ series, in which Seamus Perry and Mark Ford consider 20th century poets through the lens of the pieces written about them in the LRB; and a range of other conversations on topics and writers covered in the paper.
 
Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries. In season 1 of Mobituaries he introduces listeners to the people who have long intrigued him—from the 20th century’s greatest entertainer … to the Civil Rights pioneer who is completely forgotten … to sitcom characters gone all too soon. Even if you know the names, you’ve never understood why they matter…until now. And if you enjoy these episodes, look for more stories of great lives worth reliving when Mobituaries returns for season 2 in fall 2019.
 
The Pointless Century is a podcast of informal discussions about literature and film seeking to understand 20th century history and illuminate 21st century politics. Professor Frank Fucile and research assistants Anna Wendorff and Rachel Hamele work their way through comparative studies of canonical works, examples from pop culture, and some cult classics while reflecting on subjects like technology, art, class, race, gender, sexuality, the environment, (as always) war, and (inevitably) fascism.
 
The Free To Choose Media Podcast takes some of the greatest thinkers of the 20th Century and brings them right to your streaming device. Hear the ideas of Milton Friedman, along with several other Nobel Laureates, as they conduct speeches and hold conversations about the very freedoms we are still fighting for today. Come back each week to see why these truly are not just ideas for our time, but ideas for all time.
 
I'm Rob Johnston, a designer and photographer based in New York City. I am also the founder of Meet the Creatives - a podcast that seeks to bridge the gap between entry-level creative professionals and the industry's best. Through the podcast, live events and various social platforms, I am building a community that connects thousands of entry-level creatives from around the world. The show has featured guests from companies like Facebook, Google, Snapchat, Twitter, Disney, Nike, Huge, Sesame ...
 
Vol. I: The Colonial Period. Charles Austin Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first Greek-letter society for women, Kappa Alpha Theta. Many of his books were written in collaboration with his wife, whose own interes ...
 
Must Have Seen TV is a podcast dedicated to the sitcoms of the 20th century, from "I Love Lucy" to "NewsRadio." Each week, host Brett White (Decider.com) and a guest travel to a different week from the 1900s to discuss one episode of a sitcom. Get ready for hot takes about cool characters! Podcast art by Dyna Moe
 
Broadway Nation is a lively and opinionated cultural history of the Broadway Musical that tells the extraordinary story of how Immigrants, Jews, Queers, African-Americans and other outcasts invented the Broadway Musical, and how they changed America in the process. In Season One, host David Armstrong will trace the evolution of the musical from its birth at the dawn of the 20th Century, through its mid-century “Golden Age”, and right up to its current 21st Century renaissance; and also explo ...
 
Lennie Gray is a biweekly audio drama podcast set in the American South during the early part of the 20th Century. Lennie Gray yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within. She has known from an early age that she is meant to live a better life, but she is hemmed in by the limits imposed on women. Lennie Gray is set in motion when she attempts to escape from marriage to a loathsome man. Under the cloak of nightfall, Lennie rushes towards nearby train tracks to begin h ...
 
Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedies and disasters throughout history. Host Erik Rivenes interviews authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years, and the stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.
 
How do you honor one of the greatest actors of the 20th century? By making a podcast about him! The Jean Pod Van Dammecast takes a look through the filmography of Van Damme's career while reliving memories from childhood. Hosts John and Jeff review, quote, and read off trivia from each film, all the meanwhile trying to learn to do the splits.
 
This podcast features interviews with prominent musicians, analyses of great modern and contemporary works, and lectures / concerts by Samuel Andreyev. Samuel Andreyev is a composer, oboist and professor residing in Strasbourg, France.The material on this podcast is sometimes unique to this format, sometimes derived from Samuel Andreyev's public lectures and YouTube channel. Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/samuelandreyev or www.samuelandreyev.com/donate
 
The American Institute for Economic Research, also known as AIER, is an economic research institute located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1933 by the 20th century economist Edward C. Harwood with the intention of protecting individual rights and continues to produce quality content on subjects of policy, philosophy and economic science.
 
Go back in time every Monday night to the greatest decade of the 20th century – the 1980s! The 80's at 8 features all the best songs of the 1980's. Not only will you hear great music but you’ll also learn interesting trivia about each song. Twitter: @AdamClaydon - feel free to comment about The 80's at 8 on Twitter using #The80sat8!
 
The origins of the meditation and mindfulness movement that have swept the world can be traced back to 19th and 20th century Burma (Myanmar). And still today in the 21st century, the Buddha's teachings of liberation animate a contemporary generation of Dhamma seekers in this small Southeast Asian country. In this podcast series, we will be holding in-depth discussions with a wide range of practitioners-- foreigners and local Burmese, lifelong monastics to lay practitioners, and including aut ...
 
This new podcast is about anything from well known international events to obscure moments in history. We’re not historians, just two long time friends learning about occurrences that interest us from the 20th century, and then sharing them with each other.Every episode will cover a different topic from each of us which happened in that year, starting with the year 1900. Listen to our new show titled “This Year In History”, and if you’re not careful, you just might learn something. This Year ...
 
The Battles of the First World War Podcast goes in-depth into the battles of the Great War of 1914-1918. The goal is to really go into the details of how and why these battles unfolded and happened as they did. In telling the narrative of these clashes we can revisit some of the stories of the men and women who lived, fought, and died during the first titanic struggle of the 20th Century, for these people have stories that deserve to be told.
 
It's February 2nd 1922, and all of Hollywood is about to wake up and learn that William Desmond Taylor, the most famous film director in town, was murdered in his home last night. The investigation will shine a light on some of Hollywood's most scandalous affairs, backroom deals, and underground drug dens. This real life Murder Mystery is one of the most iconic "whodunnit" cases of the 20th century that will leave you guessing and second guessing who killed William Desmond Taylor for weeks t ...
 
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Herbert Hoover’s reputation as President is quite often thought of in less favorable terms, having presided over the United States as it entered into the depths of the Great Depression in the 1930s. After the economic boom of the 1920s, the contrast was stark, and increasingly clear in Americans’ minds as Hoover’s limited attempts at intervening in…
 
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Herbert Hoover’s reputation as President is quite often thought of in less favorable terms, having presided over the United States as it entered into the depths of the Great Depression in the 1930s. After the economic boom of the 1920s, the contrast was stark, and increasingly clear in Americans’ minds as Hoover’s limited attempts at intervening in…
 
Embarrassingly, I made a huge error this week, revealing to Instagram that I had no idea how to open a soap bottle. This led to several people making comments on my intelligence that hurt my feelings (slightly). 1. It's gonna be a long 6 weeks... 2. MDF Update 3. Name Your Number 4. I Don't Know How to Use Soap 5. Someone is haunting 1800 438 353 6…
 
This is the spoken edition of the American Institute for Economic Research for August 11th, 2020. A longer text version is hosted at AIER.org, along with many other articles. What did the Stimulus Stimulate? By Alan Reynolds. Faced with an escalating pandemic in March, the President and most governors did not want to “stimulate” the private economy…
 
When Frank Sinatra released "Into the Wee Small Hours" in 1955, he changed the trajectory of American popular music in a big way. This week, Louie and Kyle delve into what's arguably the first concept album of all time and explore the arrangements and emotions that make "Into the Wee Small Hours" so classic. Plus, the boys get into some musical shl…
 
This is the spoken edition of the American Institute for Economic Research for August 10th, 2020. A longer text version is hosted at AIER.org, along with many other articles. Economic Freedom Is Essential for Managing Pandemics Vincent Geloso The present pandemic has few historical parallels in terms of magnitude.…
 
We are covering our panel discussion for Chapter 18 in several parts and this is Part 4 (the final part of this Episode). Well it’s been a huge chapter, not in pages but rather in what Ouspensky has packed into them. Ouspensky brings the whole chapter together in the final few pages and our panellists are keen to discuss it. Have we been brainwashe…
 
Hurricane season is now upon us, and with it potential dangers to the coastal populations of the United States. But the continent has survived centuries of devastation and death, the result of some truly ferocious hurricanes. My guest, bestselling author Eric Jay Dolin, is very familiar with both the history of America's hurricanes and the science …
 
UNLOCK THE FULL EPISODE HERE: https://www.patreon.com/posts/132-exorcist-ii-40243876Pod Twitter: twitter.com/sleazoidspodPod Letterboxd: letterboxd.com/SLEAZOIDS/Josh's Twitter: twitter.com/thejoshlJosh's Letterboxd: letterboxd.com/thejoshl/Jamie's Twitter: twitter.com/jamiemilleracasJamie's Letterboxd: letterboxd.com/jamiemiller/…
 
Finally! We are back with some new content! This is a big episode filled with Van Damme fun! So much news, including the recently announced Netflix deal, rodents doing the splits, green screen fun, and much more! Plus, the guys sit down and discuss the fun little YouTube videos released by the Van Damme Brothers featuring their father. A HUGE SPECI…
 
This is the spoken edition of the American Institute for Economic Research for August 7th, 2020. A longer text version is hosted at AIER.org, along with many other articles. The Gaslighting of America, By Caroline Breashears. You’ve heard it before: you’re the victim of political gaslighting. Depending on the news source, the villain might be Presi…
 
Listen to a lively discussion with Nobel Economist Milton Friedman and seven young adults discussing our government’s potential to act as an agent for social change in Tyranny of the Status Quo. They examine those factors which have worked to maintain outdated public policies despite a shift in public opinion. This program is presented in three seg…
 
This is the spoken edition of the American Institute for Economic Research for August 6th, 2020. A longer text version is hosted at AIER.org, along with many other articles. Diseases on the Rise While Fighting Covid, by Fiona Harrigan. The battle against COVID-19 has been a grand and tragic balancing act.…
 
We're back with another fun show. In this episode we go over some of Disney's biggest underrated movies. It's a fun discussion with some great listener interactions. Plus some news, shout outs, & more! So grab your ear buds, sit back, relax, and enjoy the show.Subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, & SoundCloud. On YouTube…
 
This is the spoken edition of the American Institute for Economic Research for August 5, 2020. A longer text version is hosted at AIER.org, along with many other articles. Madness in Melbourne By Jeffrey Tucker. Melbourne, that glorious city in the state of Victoria in Australia, granted me some of the best travel days of my life during two separat…
 
Stephen Sondheim considers "The Bench Scene" in Rodgers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL to be “the singular most important moment in the evolution of contemporary musicals.” In this episode the amazing Albert Evans takes us inside the music with a fascinating, in-depth look at this landmark musical sequence, and explains how and why it was such a crucial …
 
In 1880, the financial sector’s share of US GDP was slightly over 1%. By 2009, however, it had grown close to 10%. Including the related industries of insurance and real estate, that share swells to 21% in 2019, making it the single largest segment of the American economy, followed by trade and transport at 15% and professional services at 13%. Not…
 
In the latest episode in their series of Close Readings, Seamus Perry and Mark Ford look at the life and work of Robert Frost, the great American poet of fences and dark woods. They discuss Frost’s difficult early life as an occasional poultry farmer and teacher, his arrival in England in 1912 amid the flowering of Georgian poetry, and his emergenc…
 
This is the spoken edition of the American Institute for Economic Research for August 4, 2020. A longer text version is hosted at AIER.org, along with many other articles. My Covid Cri de Cœur By Donald J. Boudreaux Sometimes one’s soul is best served by issuing a cri de cœur. I want to scream and protest against today’s unprecedented long spasm of…
 
Before Vince Guaraldi made his mark in pop culture with his iconic music for Peanuts, he released Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus, which includes his wonderfully warm hit, "Cast Your Fate to the Wind," his haunting cover of "Moon River" and more. This episode marks Louie and Kyle's first foray into the world of Jazz, and they are joined by their …
 
We are covering our panel discussion for Chapter 18 in several parts and this is Part 3. Ouspensky continues his analysis of emotions and their role in the pursuit of knowledge. Our panellists are keen to debate Ouspensky’s ideas here and once again we are in agreeance. Why do species have common emotional reactions for example the human reaction o…
 
This is the spoken edition of the American Institute for Economic Research for August 3rd, 2020. A longer text version is hosted at AIER.org, along with many other articles. Why Did Health Care Spending Decline in a Pandemic? By Robert Hughes. Americans spend on health care. In 2019, the total was just over $3 trillion or about 14.3 percent of gros…
 
In 1763 Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the last surviving members of the Conestoga Indian nation, numbering less than two dozen (mostly seniors and children), were housed in the town's workhouse and under protection of local authorities. Just days after their arrival a group of Scots-Irish vigilante frontiersmen known as the "Paxton Rangers" rode into La…
 
LISTEN TO THE FULL BONUS EPISODE ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/posts/bonus-18-relic-40013171Pod Twitter: twitter.com/sleazoidspodPod Letterboxd: letterboxd.com/SLEAZOIDS/Josh's Twitter: twitter.com/thejoshlJosh's Letterboxd: letterboxd.com/thejoshl/Jamie's Twitter: twitter.com/jamiemilleracasJamie's Letterboxd: letterboxd.com/jamiemiller/…
 
In this exclusive bonus episode, Merisa tell us about the bizarre life and death of Elmer McCurdy, also known as "The Bandit Who Wouldn't Give Up". The events of Elmer McCurdy's life will make you think it came from a Warner Bros cartoon, and even more so decades after his death. Available now only on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, and all o…
 
Hosts Josh and Jamie and special guest Brianna Zigler take on 90s cosmic horror where Sam Neill's face gets fucked up: John Carpenter's IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS (1994) and Paul WS Anderson's EVENT HORIZON (1997). Next week's episode is a patron-exclusive bonus episode on EXORCIST II: THE HERETIC (1977) and THE VISITOR (1979), you can get access to t…
 
In 1880, the financial sector’s share of US GDP was slightly over 1%. By 2009, however, it had grown close to 10%. Including the related industries of insurance and real estate, that share swells to 21% in 2019, making it the single largest segment of the American economy, followed by trade and transport at 15% and professional services at 13%. Not…
 
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