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In the Slashfilmcast, hardcore geeks David Chen, Devindra Hardawar, and Jeff Cannata debate, pontificate, and delve into the latest films, TV shows, and other entertainment-related items from the past week. Weekly guests include everyday bloggers, webmaster luminaries, film directors, and movie stars from all walks of life. You can reach us at slashfilmcast@gmail.com and find all our podcast episodes at http://www.slashfilmcast.com.
 
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To save the world we need to change the story. Nature and the climate are in crisis. To survive we must use our most powerful tool - communication. Telling these stories can be difficult and dangerous. But done right they can change the world. Join environmental journalist Lucy Siegle (The Guardian, The One Show) and wildlife filmmaker Tom Mustill (Greta Thunberg/#NatureNow & BBC Natural History Unit) as they learn how to communicate better, from those who do it best. Legendary broadcaster S ...
 
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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Dave Zantow, who shares the following recording and notes: BBC World Service (16:49) September 12, 2001 at 0000 UTC on 5975 kHz Receiver used was a Japan Radio Co. NRD-545 (Sync on and 10 kHz bandwidth). One can hear minor DSP artifacts (burps) mixed in the background. Of course a common trait for the NRD-545.…
 
Thousands of people are struggling to complete the purchase of their new home before a big rise in Stamp Duty begins on the first of July in most of the UK.High street banks are told they are wrongly denying compensation to victims of fraud and they’ve been given a timetable to change their procedures. And grieving families could be paying hundreds…
 
Low interest rates on savings has made many people consider putting money built up during the pandemic into stocks and shares in the hope of higher returns. But what do you need to know BEFORE you make that first trade? We explore the risks, how to navigate the jargon and - most importantly - whether this type of investment is really for you.Do you…
 
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Carlos Aguilar to discuss Jon Chu and Lin-Manuel Miranda's latest film, In The Heights. Follow Carlos on Twitter. Find Carlos's writing on In the Heights in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Indiewire. Use #slashtag on Twitter to recommend a title for us to watch. Thanks to Mike C for building the Hashtag…
 
Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Dave Zantow, for sharing the following recording and notes: Kol Israel (15:01) September 12, 2001 at 0400 UTC 15640 kHz Receiver used was a Japan Radio Co. NRD-545 (Sync on and 10 kHz bandwidth). One can hear minor DSP artifacts (burps) mixed in the background. Of course a common trait for the NRD-545.…
 
In this episode of the Us People Podcast. Rosie Millard OBE - Chairperson at BBC Children in Need - British journalist, Writer and Broadcaster & I dig deep into political conversation. Rosie talks about growing up in south London, What she thinks was one of her turning points in life, when she went to university in Hull, she talks about what progre…
 
Bitcoin or Britcoin? The Bank of England has published the results of its consultation on creating a new central bank digital currency – and also the prospect of regulating other commercial digital currencies – so-called “safecoin”. We hear from the Bank’s deputy governor, Sir Jon Cunliffe and from cryptocurrency expert Kate Baucherel.Four years af…
 
The Slashfilmcast is launching a Patreon! Support us at http://patreon.com/filmpodcast. David gets a sneak peek of the new Marvel series Loki. Find out why Devindra’s favorite streaming service might be Peakcock right now. For the feature review, the cast tackles The Wrath of Man, the newest action-thriller by director Guy Ritchie. Thanks to our sp…
 
Pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants in England Wales, Northern Ireland and parts of Scotland are now open for indoor business. But there’s growing concern about the numbers of vacancies across the hospitality sector. According to trade body UK Hospitality there is a shortfall of almost 200,000 workers.If you run a hospitality business, how difficult …
 
In this episode of the Us People Podcast. Zoe Hunte-Smith - Professional Boxer & I get into a deep and passionate conversation about boxing, Where it all started - {by accident}, her mother not wanting her to be a boxer at first, the support from her family, growing up in South London, Zoe being in a tragic car crash and surviving, what the game of…
 
Children’s Commissioner for Wales Professor Sally Holland explains why she, along with the Commissioners for Scotland and Northern Ireland, want the DWP to drop a Universal Credit entitlement rule introduced by the coalition government in 2017. It only provides support for a maximum of two children with a few specific exceptions. Money Box reporter…
 
The Slashfilmcast is launching a Patreon! Support us at http://patreon.com/filmpodcast. David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Scott Wampler, host of the Kingcast, to talk about Amazon’s acquisition of MGM, Bo Burnham’s comedy special, and the Friends reunion. For the feature review, the original cast dives into Riders of Justice, the Danish actio…
 
What are you rights when making a complaint? How do you make sure you escalate your grievance to the right person? What difference can social media make in getting your grumble seen and sorted?Adam Shaw is joined by Martyn James from Resolver, a free, independent issue resolution service.and Alicia Alinia , Managing Director, Consumer Legal Service…
 
In this episode of the Us People Podcast. David Ditchfield - Author of the Book {Shine On} - Artist & Composer & I get in a conversation about his near-death experience, when we talk about his life and growing up, him deciding to come to London and why. His phenomenal book and what actually happened to him {We get deep and personal} he makes us und…
 
Image by Moritz Mentges Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Matt Todd, who shares this bit of HF aviation traffic he recently recorded. Matt notes Air to ground communications between Spirit 558 and New York. A phone patch was established to allow the aircraft to talk to a doctor on the ground about a person who had a seizure while on board the flight…
 
A Money Box listener has been refused work by two employers because he was unable to provide his National Insurance Number despite the Department for Work and Pensions saying individuals can start work without one. Last year we reported that people coming to the UK with the right to work weren’t able to obtain a National Insurance Number because th…
 
One in four of us is considering buying an electric car, according to the energy regulator Ofgem. So, what are the finances of going electric?They often cost more to buy but the claim is that they can be cheaper to run. Adam Shaw and guests discuss the cost of buying, insuring, charging an electric vehicle and the tax breaks you get if you buy or l…
 
The Slashfilmcast is launching a Patreon! Support us at http://patreon.com/filmpodcast. David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Ariel Fisher to talk about movie adaptions of video games. For the feature review, the cast dives into Army of the Dead, the new Zack Snyder zombie movie on Netflix. Does the stylish director add more to the zombie genre? …
 
Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Rosa Sanese, who shares the following recording and notes: About a month and a half after the previous radio listening recording that I published, here is a new audio file that I got listening to "Yoga Network" (the one that many years ago in Bologna broadcast in medium waves on AM 1503 kHz—?), re-transmitted by "Ra…
 
In this episode of the Us People Podcast. Duro Oye - Chief Executive at 2020 Change & Multi-Award Winning Social Enterprise Leader & I get deep into life plans conversation when we talk about Duro background and when he first came to London, how important it is to have a plan in life no matter if you are rich or poor, knowing what he wanted out of …
 
Financial firms are being told they will be forced to treat their customers better under plans by the regulator for a new “Consumer Duty”. It will set down a higher level of consumer protection that firms will have to follow. The consultation on the plans has just been published and the new rules should be in force by the middle of next year. Paul …
 
Buying a house with a mortgage is one of the biggest commitments we make in life. The pandemic has seen households managing lower, unpredictable incomes with furlough and government grants on offer. What effect has that had on lenders and their decisions to approve or decline applications? If you’re trying to get one or switch to a better deal - ho…
 
Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Bruce Frederick who shares the following recording and notes: VOYAGER 1 90 Deg Bank Angle 8.822 MHz 20 Dec 1986 2200 UTC Recently when cleaning out our attic I came across QSLs that I received from the Voyager crew from their historic1986 circumnavigation of the earth. After continued searching I also came across th…
 
The Slashfilmcast is launching a Patreon! Support us at http://patreon.com/filmpodcast. David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Roxana Hadadi to chat about COVID vaccination and the Saw franchise. Tune in to hear David’s Jigsaw impression. For the feature review, the cast watches Those Who Wish Me Dead, the action thriller directed by Taylor Sherid…
 
In this episode of the Us People Podcast. Anthony Giles – Alumni Services Manager & Musician and I get devoted in conversation when we talk about Anthony growing up in a small town, being an amateur chess player, Working in big industries, societies, and communities based in the city of London, having struggles in achieving, life keeping him ground…
 
Many people on Disability Living Allowance are rejected when they are assessed for the newer benefit Personal Independence Payment (PIP). Paul Lewis hears about some of the experiences of claiming PIP and discusses with Daphne Hall, vice chair of the National Association of Welfare Rights Advisers and Dr Jim McCormick, chair of the Disability and C…
 
The Slashfilmcast is launching a Patreon! Support us at http://patreon.com/filmpodcast. David returns to a movie theater after more than a year away while Jeff gets meta with The Show About the Show. For the feature review, the cast watches Stowaway, the new Netflix sci-fi thriller directed by Joe Penna. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Quip, Pret…
 
In this episode of the Us People Podcast. Volkan Kacar - Videographer & Content Producer and I get deep into video and gaming conversation when we talk about Volkan living in East London, how technology has evolved, gaming and how much fun we have playing, the competitor in us, missing our trains stops because we get so engrossed in playing a game.…
 
Mortgage providers are refusing to follow new guidance intended to help hundreds of thousands of people who are unable to sell or re-mortgage their flats because of the cladding crisis. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, RICS, issued the guidance to its members across the UK just two months ago. But Money Box has learned that despite bei…
 
The Covid-19 pandemic has placed a huge amount of pressure on banks and customers alike. How have you - and your bank or building society - adapted? Felicity Hannah and guests explore how the Covid-19 pandemic has reshaped the way we manage our money and whether those changes are here to stay.E-mail moneybox@bbc.co.uk with your personal banking sto…
 
The Slashfilmcast is launching a Patreon! Support us at http://patreon.com/filmpodcast. David, Devindra, Jeff are joined by Dan Gvozden, host of the podcast The Amazing Spider-Talk, to chat about the new Marvel trailer and more. David drops a major spoiler bomb to Jeff on the British television show Line of Duty. For the feature review, the cast wa…
 
In this episode of the Us People Podcast. Rose Torossian - Junior Solicitor and I get deep into law and justice conversation when we talk about Rose's life and how it shaped her, she talks about racism and how she grew up through it, so she decided to want to help people and see a chance in the justice system, what makes her stand out as a solicito…
 
Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Paul Walker, who shares the following recording and notes: KBS World Radio in Spanish to Latin/North America on 15,575 kHz starting at 0216 UTC. The signal was so good I recorded it in 5 kHz audio Receiver and Antenna used: Tecsun PL-880, DXE preamp and Doxytronics tunable loop Reception location: McGrath, Alaska…
 
9 in 10 of us use direct debits to pay some or all of our regular bills. 4.5 billion payments were processed in the UK in 2019. It’s a simple way to pay - you sign a mandate with a business or organisation and they take agreed amounts on a specified date. They come with a guarantee which protects you if payments are taken mistakenly. Or at least th…
 
The Slashfilmcast is launching a Patreon! Support us at http://patreon.com/filmpodcast. David and Devindra are joined by friends of the show Tara Ariano and Daanish Syed to chat about the good, the bad, and the awkward of the Academy Awards. For the feature review, the cast watches Mortal Kombat, the directorial debut of Simon McQuoid. Follow Daani…
 
In this episode of the Us People Podcast. Emmanuel Kulu - African Historian - Adjunct Professor - Keynote Speaker - Best Selling Author - "I" Black Pharaoh - Rise to Power and I get deep into history with conversation when we talk about Emmanuel's African history roots and his mother being from Chicago, his mother being affiliated with many movemen…
 
The regulator Ofcom tells Money Box people shouldn’t trust Caller ID. It says the spoofing of numbers can be stopped, but to do so will take years. Spoofing has been used by fraudsters to convince thousands of people they are being called by banks or HMRC and trick them into handing over tens of thousands of pounds. It's more than two years since t…
 
The Slashfilmcast is launching a Patreon! Support us at http://patreon.com/filmpodcast. David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the state of the housing market in the U.S. For the feature review, the cast plus Matt Goldberg, senior editor at collider.com, discuss Nobody, the new action-thriller starring Bob Odenkirk. Follow Matt Goldberg on Twitter. Use …
 
In this episode of the Us People Podcast. Colin Steven - Book Publisher at Velocity Press and I get relaxed in conversation when we talk about Colin reading a lot but not paying much interest in school and just be average and developing himself, what growing up was like and where he grew up, what books that he has published, what he looks for when …
 
This is a bonus episode of the Slashfilmcast After Dark, which exists thanks to our Patrons over at patreon.com/filmpodcast. Sign up and receive bonuses like ad-free episodes and bonus After Darks! In this episode, David, Devindra, and Jeff answer questions from our recent mailbag post. Links: Viral tweet about Blade Learn more about the other Davi…
 
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