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You know how when someone asks "How are you?" you just say "Fine,” even if you’re totally dying inside, so everyone can go about their day? “Terrible, Thanks For Asking” is the opposite of that. Nora McInerny asks real people to share their complicated and honest feelings about how they really are. It’s sometimes sad, sometimes funny, and often both. From American Public Media.
 
Demons, desperate souls, and eldritch horrors. Strange and varied original stories that will linger long after you've finished listening. The Westside Fairytales horror and dark fiction podcast is written, read, and produced by Tyler Bell. New episodes are released the first Friday of every month. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The Storyteller is a 15-minute weekly radio broadcast and podcast featuring true stories from Native American - First Nations people across North America who are following Jesus Christ without reservation. Don't be fooled, this is not some religious, feel good program. This is real life. It's raw, direct and personal. If you're tired of the way things are, or wonder if there really is hope for something better, you may want to listen to some folks who understand. The Storyteller can be heard ...
 
Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales by writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories usi ...
 
Every generation of Americans has been faced with the same question: how should we live? Our endlessly interesting answers have created The American Story. The weekly episodes published here stretch from battlefields and patriot graves to back roads, school yards, bar stools, city halls, blues joints, summer afternoons, old neighborhoods, ball parks, and deserted beaches—everywhere you find Americans being and becoming American. They are true stories about what it is that makes America beaut ...
 
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 former 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 pr ...
 
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 ...
 
DNA science. Artificial intelligence. Smartphones and 3D printers. Science and technology have transformed the world we live in. But how did we get here? It wasn’t by accident. Well, sometimes it was. It was also the result of hard work, teamwork, and competition. And incredibly surprising moments. Hosted by bestselling author Steven Johnson (“How We Got To Now”), American Innovations uses immersive scenes to tell the stories of the scientists, engineers, and ordinary people behind the great ...
 
A podcast about stories in the Filipino diaspora hosted by Paola Mardo. Each episode moves beyond typical immigrant narratives to share thoughtful tales of love, loss, history, and humor through audio documentaries and creative approaches to storytelling with sound. Visit LongDistanceRadio.com to learn more.
 
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.
 
In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) and Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour).
 
Fantasy Football at its very best. Say goodbye to the talking heads of the Fantasy Football world and hello to The Fantasy Footballers. The expert trio of Andy Holloway, Jason Moore, and Mike "The Fantasy Hitman" Wright break down the world of Fantasy Football with astute analysis, strong opinions, and matchup-winning advice you can't get anywhere else. A high quality and entertaining show that will win you your league -- in style. The ONE Fantasy Football Podcast you can't leave off your ro ...
 
Looking for stories that might inspire you about real-life people who faced challenging odds? Or for information you might want to share with children about their history? This podcast and these stories might be for you! You can also visit our website, BlackandEducation.com, to read the stories related to these podcasts, view our books and read more articles about education.
 
Unapologetically patriotic, Conservative-leaning without the Crazy. Candid conversations and insightful interviews about current events and America’s core values, from people whose own stories prove the American Dream remains available to us all. Join Barb Allen and Dave Brown for compelling perspectives from a diverse lineup of guests offering lessons in resilience, leadership, entrepreneurship, service, and actionable steps to strengthen yourself, your family, your community, and country.
 
Improve your listening skills and expose yourself to English that is used in everyday speaking. Hear expressions, phrasal verbs, new vocabulary naturally spoken audio lessons. Learn conversational American English with Real English Conversations! Mejore sus habilidades de escuchar y exponerse al inglés que se usa en el habla cotidiana con estas conversaciones naturales (sin guión) ¡Aprende inglés americano con nuestras conversaciones reales en inglés!
 
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.
 
Scene on Radio is a Peabody-nominated podcast that dives deeply into issues central to American society, exploring who we were and who we are. Recent many-part series include Seeing White, looking at the roots and meaning of white supremacy, and *MEN, *exploring the past and present of sexism and patriarchy. Produced and hosted by John Biewen, Scene on Radio comes from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University (CDS) and is distributed by PRX.
 
History is, indeed, a story. With his unique voice and engaging delivery, historian and veteran storyteller Fred Kiger will help the compelling stories of the American Civil War come alive in each and every episode. Filled with momentous issues and repercussions that still resonate with us today, this series will feature events and people from that period and will strive to make you feel as if you were there.
 
American Comedy Horror Story is a self-contained audio (comedy) drama. This season, grab some hot cocoa and a creepy doll as we follow mediums, Claire and Olivia, on their journey through "Orphanage." Will they survive? What happens during Sunshine Time? Exactly how many consumption jokes can two people make? All of the questions you're *dying* to ask shall be answered. Warning: There are multiple deaths throughout the season...some may or may not involve children and/or religious figures.
 
The first volume of a 3 volume anthology, this work focuses on American short stories and draws from Nathaniel Hawthorne, Anna Katherine Greene, James Fenimore Cooper, Edgar Allan Poe and many other favorites. Topics range from historical to science fiction, melodramatic to philosophic. (Summary by Lynne Thompson)
 
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On New Year’s Day 1863, President Lincoln signed the proclamation he had promised a hundred days before. Lincoln understood better than anyone the constitutional challenges to emancipation. He took the greatest care to draft the proclamation in terms that could be defended before the highest court in the land. Then in the last weeks of his life, he…
 
Two Mark Twain essays for your enjoyment. CONCERNING THE AMERICAN LANGUAGE An amusing essay recalling a conversation with an Englishman comparing the two languages with Mark Twain (real name Samuel Clemens) defending the American language as correct english. A HELPLESS SITUATION Twain recalls receiving a letter from someone who is a relative of som…
 
About this episode: For those in power in the state of South Carolina, the November 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln was the final straw. Convinced that he and the Republican party were certain to forever change their economic, political, and cultural world, it was time to act. And so, even before the election year was out, the Palmetto State initi…
 
In this episode of the Everyday Black Men podcast we are joined again by our special guest DJ ALL MIGHT. This podcast has “No Type” so we start off with whether or not you can dislike Nipsey Hustle. Reed calls on the popularity of West Coast rappers and DJ ALL MIGHT says we ain’t taking that same energy to Texas. Riker laments the fall of Obama lik…
 
As the Left pushes to silence voices that disagree with them, it is imperative that the People speak louder. In this episode, Hosts Dave and Barb do just that as they discuss the jaw-dropping impeachment led by Nancy Pelosi. The House of Representatives Wednesday made history by voting to impeach President Trump for a second time for "incitement of…
 
Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy joins The Big Show Radio Network to talk about COVID’s impact on the team, the city of Green Bay, and the league as a whole. Then, he discusses firing Mike McCarthy and what the interview with Matt LaFleur was like and how well he has done in his first two seasons as head coach. See omnystudio.com/listener for …
 
Ash tries to shake off the images that accompanied her discovery in the attic, pondering who or what might have left those things there. When the ancient and overtaxed electrical grid in her house dies, however, she’s forced to trek back into Gun Cotton in search of a temporary source of light. Something strong enough, hopefully, to beat back the b…
 
The upcoming offseason will be pivotal for the Chicago Bears, with plenty of changes coming to the roster. Larry Dyer from Bears Talk Underground joins Lorin Cox to preview the big decisions ahead and the potential challenges of COVID-19. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to…
 
In Wondery’s newest series, Business Movers, host Lindsay Graham dives deep into the inner workings of some of the most successful companies of all time. From the origin stories of their famed leaders to the million dollar idea that catapulted them to success, how exactly did these companies grow from an idea and a dream to multi-billion dollar cor…
 
Did you know that the Banaue Rice Terraces are actually only approximately 200-300 years old hundred years old, and not 2,000 years old as many people believe? Did you know that the “Wave Migrations” theory of the people-ing of the Philippines has no archaeological basis and is fundamentally racist? Some of these Philippine nationalist narratives h…
 
Happy New Year to all our listeners! We're taking a break from dead pilots this month to do something fun and different! At the beginning of the pandemic Jenny Jaffe (Big Hero 6: The Series), asked the Twitter-verse to send her the names of fake TV shows that she could write the cold opens for. It was an incredible writing exercise and Jenny ended …
 
The Fantasy Footballers are back with a special episode! On today’s fantasy football podcast, Andy, Mike, and Jason answer listener questions of all kinds. D.J. Moore's 2021 outlook, JuJu's Dynasty outlook, advice for new dads, food decisions, and tons more! Plus, a handful of “Taking It Up to 100” stories, and Buy or Sell! Manage your redraft, kee…
 
Even after the Apollo program put astronauts on the moon, Mars remained out of reach. Then, in 1990, an ambitious engineer hatched an ingenious plan to send the first humans to the red planet. But will anyone at NASA buy into his idea? Listen to new episodes 1 week early and to all episodes ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binge…
 
Ted Phillips and George McCaskey were out of touch in their season-ending press conference. Hear what the Chicago Bears president and chairman said about why they kept Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy, and the future direction of the team, on today's Locked On Bears podcast. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that ta…
 
This special re-broadcast of a Season 4 episode is in response to the attack on the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters. A look at the right-wing counterrevolution in the face of expanding democracy in America: It started long before Donald Trump. By host and producer John Biewen, with series collaborator Chenjerai Kumanyika. Interviews with Nancy Mac…
 
Chuck Pagano is retiring as Chicago Bears defensive coordinator, while Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy appear to be safe for 2021. Lorin Cox looks at the ramifications of the coaching change and tries to figure out why the Bears are bringing back their GM and head coach. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that taste…
 
Marine Corps veteran Eric Post has been in the thick of chaos since the first riots began in Portland Oregon. He's a Portland resident and business owner who gives back to his community he and his family love being a part of. When the riots first began, Eric took to the streets in an attempt to broker peace. He spoke with people from all walks of l…
 
Way back in 2017, we did two episodes with Nora’s friend Chelsea, who was sure she was going to be alone FOREVER...and then met Brian. Their relationship was complicated by Brian’s relationship to alcohol and for years, people have been asking what happened. In this episode, you’ll find out. Our twice-monthly newsletter features behind-the-scenes c…
 
The Fantasy Footballers are back with a new episode after an exciting Wild Card Weekend! On today’s fantasy football podcast, a super early draft of the top 24 players for the 2021 season! Who is the top pick? When will the first wide receiver be selected? Will Travis Kelce make it into the first round? Subscribe now for year round fantasy football…
 
Everyone saw Javon Wims' dropped touchdown, but the Chicago Bears were inches away from a few other explosive plays in the loss to the New Orleans Saints. Lorin Cox breaks down the all-22 coaches film from the wildcard game with a look at the plays that almost happened in New Orleans. Plus, hear Mitch Trubisky's direct criticism of the Bears' offen…
 
Mav Viola, Rich Tackenberg, and Ellie Dvorkin share stories about step sister love, when non-actors act, things that get stuck in orifices. At the end of the episode, Kevin reflects on the insurrection at the Capitol on Jan 6. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! l…
 
Breaking through the barrier, West Portico of the U.S. Capitol, January 6th, 2021. Many Trump supporters I spoke with before the election said there would be violence after the election, and now here we are. I missed last Wednesday’s insurrection, but my friend photo-journalist Alan Chin was there. So I called him. You may remember Alan from a prev…
 
The Chicago Bears couldn't convert 3rd downs and couldn't stop the New Orleans Saints on 3rd down. It was indicative of the team's larger problems on offense and defense. Lorin Cox recaps the wildcard loss with a look at the game-changing plays that did and didn't happen on Sunday. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a pro…
 
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