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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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
Seth Greene Samuel is a composer and sound designer.www.sethgsamuel.com
 
Comedy, interviews and talk from MaxFunCon, the annual Convocation of Awesome hosted by MaximumFun.org.
 
The Big Law Business podcast, from Bloomberg Law, covers the legal industry and the business of law.
 
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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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…
 
There are icons, and then there’s Dolly Parton. The country singer-turned-actress-turned-cultural phenomenon has produced a nearly unparalleled body of work, in both quantity (Parton is the sole or co-author of more than three thousand songs) and in legacy. Despite releasing her first album over 60 years ago, Parton’s songs are still covered and pe…
 
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…
 
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
 
Elise Hu steps in for Sam this week, from member station WBEZ in Chicago. She's joined by NPR's Peter Sagal, host of 'Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!', and Greta Johnsen of WBEZ's 'Nerdette' podcast. They discuss Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood producer now on trial in New York for sex crimes. Plus, an Iranian-American writer shares her perspective on d…
 
On today’s show, rapper Andy Mineo co-hosts as we discuss his recent run-in with Ric Flair, navigating the modern political climate, Chip & Jo and a lot more! Plus, we talk with Colony House about their upcoming record Leave What's Lost Behind.By RELEVANT
 
This hour we pull apart one sentence, written in the hours after September 11th, 2001, that has led to the longest war in U.S. history. We examine how just 60 words of legal language have blurred the line between war and peace.By WNYC Studios
 
The sound of R&B is difficult to pin down. Since the 1950s, the label has been used both as a genre and as a catch-all for the entirety of black popular music. Soul, funk, disco and even hip-hop have at times been covered by this "R&B" umbrella. On Chance The Rapper's new album, The Big Day, all of these influences come through—and he's not alone. …
 
Wondering how to get a solid start on your New Year's resolution? Whether you're hoping to get your finances in better shape or change your diet, the experts at NPR's 'Life Kit' have some advice that can help. NPR correspondent Chris Arnold and NPR senior editor and correspondent Maria Godoy join Sam Sanders as they dig into how to make those New Y…
 
On today’s podcast, we talk with activist, lawyer and author Bryan Stevenson about the new film based on his life and work, Just Mercy. Also, Bryan and Katie Torwalt join us to break down their powerful new EP Anticipation. Plus, we discuss the controversy surrounding Netflix’s Messiah, Rian Johnson’s youth group past, a new movie about Jim and Tam…
 
As Dolly will tell you, so much of who she is - her creativity, her music, her stance on life - emanates from her faith, but what exactly is that faith? The answer is deeply surprising. In this episode, Dolly tells a story of finding God in an abandoned church filled with X-rated graffiti. And she speaks of her plans for how she'll be remembered af…
 
On a trajectory to be one of the biggest pop stars for this generation, seventeen year old Billie Eilish is not, however, your typical pop star. Her music speaks to the real anxieties of young people without any veneer. She sings from the perspective of monsters and villains. Her hushed voice, baggy style, and direct demeanor subvert the norms of t…
 
'Silicon Valley' and 'Crazy Rich Asians' star Jimmy O. Yang spoke to Sam in 2018 about his book 'How To American: An Immigrant's Guide To Disappointing Your Parents.' Email the show at samsanders@npr.org.By NPR
 
This is a story about your butt. It’s a story about how you got your butt, why you have your butt, and how your butt might be one of the most important and essential things for you being you, for being human. Today, reporters Heather Radke and Matt Kielty talk to two researchers who followed the butt from our ancient beginnings, through millions of…
 
On today’s podcast, we talk with filmmaker Greta Gerwig about her acclaimed new film Little Women and why the classic story holds up so well. Also, we play a special end-of-year game, discuss Kanye’s Christmas release, the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic and a lot more!By RELEVANT
 
On this special episode, Sam Sanders revisits his 2019 conversations with two writers whose books he loved: Candice Carty-Williams, author of 'Queenie,' and Angie Thomas, author of the books, 'On The Come Up' and 'The Hate U Give.' Candice Carty-Williams' 'Queenie' has been called "the black 'Bridget Jones' Diary" and centers around a 25-year-old w…
 
In this second bonus music episode, we play two live songs we recorded, sung by bluegrass musicians Nora Brown and Amythyst Kiah. You can find Nora on facebook @norabrownbanjo, instagram @little.nb, and her music at jalopyrecords.org and on Spotify.Amythyst is on facebook, instagram, and twitter at @amythystkiah, and her music can be found at amyth…
 
Last Christmas PJ Morton released 'Christmas With PJ.' He and Sam spoke about putting new twists on holiday classics, and what his father — a legendary gospel singer and preacher — taught him about music. Email the show at samsanders@npr.org.By NPR
 
If you’d told me a couple months ago that a podcast about Dolly Parton could move me deeply and raise all kinds of questions that go straight to the wounded heart of America today, I guess I would have been skeptical to say the least. But that skepticism might be exactly the point. America is an image factory. Country music. Rock and Roll. New York…
 
There were large-scale protests in countries across the globe the year. What do they signify about our current cultural moment? Plus a look back at the state of democracy in the United States and a dive into China's increasing influence in the U.S. entertainment industry. Sam is joined by NPR political editor Ron Elving and host of NPR's "Weekend E…
 
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