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In which the CenterForLit staff embarks on a quest to discover the Great Ideas of literature in books of every description: ancient classics to fresh bestsellers; epic poems to bedtime stories. This podcast is a production of The Center for Literary Education and is a reading companion for teachers, homeschoolers, and readers of all stripes.
 
Join Bex from the children's radio station Fun Kids as she meets top authors who tell her about their books and also read us chapters from them! If you like this, you can listen to Bex on Fun Kids (weekdays from 4pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at funkidslive.com.
 
Sam Little, the FBI’s most prolific serial killer roamed free for five decades, murdering women at will. But in 2012 he came to the attention of Detective Mitzi Roberts and everything changed. This opportunistic killer had long stayed below law enforcement’s radar because of the victims he chose: Women from the fringe — drug users and sex workers paid little attention to by society. Murder Book Season 2: The Women Who Stopped Sam Little follows this Los Angeles Police Department cold case in ...
 
Marlon and Jake Read Dead People is a podcast hosted by the Man Booker Prize-winning and internationally bestselling author Marlon James and his editor, Jake Morrissey, Executive Editor at Riverhead Books. In each episode, Marlon and Jake talk about authors—specifically dead authors. Authors they like. Authors they hate. Great books, terrible books, and books they love that you’d never expect them to. As a writer and an editor, Marlon and Jake have read thousands of books between them, and t ...
 
BULAQ is a podcast about contemporary writing from and about the Middle East and North Africa. We talk about books written in Aleppo, Cairo, Marrakech and beyond. We look at the Arab region through the lens of literature, and we look at literature -- what it does, why it matters, how it relates to society and history and politics -- from the point of view of this part of the world. BULAQ is hosted by Ursula Lindsey and M Lynx Qualey and co-produced by Sowt.
 
Founded in 2017, The Losers’ Club® is a bi-weekly podcast for Constant Readers of Stephen King to dig deep into his oeuvre and the myriad TV, film, print, and stage adaptations of his work. The series is hosted by pop-culture writers Randall Colburn, Dan Caffrey, McKenzie Gerber, Mel Kassel, Ahse Digg, Dan Pfleegor, Jenn Adams, and Michael Roffman, who gather together to read between the pages.
 
A podcast about the art and science of making books. Arthur Attwell speaks to book-making leaders about design, production, marketing, distribution, and technology. These are conversations for book lovers and publishing decision makers, whether you’re crafting books at a big company or a boutique publisher.
 
“Teaching my cat to read” is the ‘very serious’ book review podcast. During lockdown, we made it a mission to try to read more books, and talk about them in our own virtual book club. Sometimes the cat would interrupt, as if she wanted to learn to read! Leading to hilarious results, we decided to make a podcast. Join us, as we navigate through both classic and modern literature, discussing topics such as ‘who would win in a fight’ and ‘which is the best movie adaptation’ and ‘what rating wou ...
 
Husbands, Devin and Brian, discuss the Silver Age Doom Patrol comics. So relax your metal limbs, let your problems grow or shrink at your command, and don't get too negative. We'll show Chief that we can be the brains of this half hour as we discuss the "freaks" who so bravely save the world and stuff.
 
The Movie Podcast is a film news and entertainment podcast that covers the week’s biggest film stories, reviews of the latest movies and a unique topic of the show. You can catch Daniel, Shahbaz, and Anthony in a new episode every Monday! Got a topic request? Have a movie suggestion or correction? Let us know at thistimewith.com/talk
 
Hosted by Charnaie Gordon, of the blog Here Wee Read, this podcast celebrates diverse and inclusive books for kids and adults. In addition to interviewing kid lit and adult writers and illustrators on occasion, you’ll be updated on the latest bookish headlines and hear 30-second book reviews. This podcast is especially good for parents, caregivers, homeschoolers, librarians, and teachers who have the desire to diversify their bookshelves.
 
Paperback reads. We love them cheap. We love them dirty. We love to ask: why are white men the only ones with inner lives or three-dimensional personalities? Hosts Amanda Meadows and Geoffrey Golden dig deep into the dollar bins of used bookstores and your grandmother’s storage unit, looking for pulp and sass. Dirt Cheap brings those long-lost stories to life, with a heavy dose of humor and a dash of schadenfreude. This season, we're reading Murder in the Glass Room, a Los Angeles noir novel ...
 
This is a podcast all about Invincible, a comic book by Robert Kirkman, Cory Walker and Ryan Ottley. Listen as a group of friends discuss the story, art, and the universe that it makes up. The episodes will cover everything from new issues, past issues, and spin-offs as well as discussing topics such as theatrical expectations, character analysis, and introducing new readers to the book.
 
A podcast all about the ways people teach, learn, and work with literature. Host Jessica McDonald talks about how she teaches with literature and interviews folks from traditional and non-traditional educational contexts to find out what they're doing with literature these days. Episodes released weekly on Tuesdays.
 
Versify is part storytelling and part poetry. It begins by sending our team of poets out into neighborhoods and to community events, where we invite people to share a story from their life. The person they are sharing it to — the person listening — is one of our poets. This is where the magic comes in. The poet listens intently and then turns that life story into a poem, on the spot.
 
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Welcome to Teachin' Books! In this first episode / minisode / trailer (who can decide?), host Jessica McDonald chats about her intentions for the podcast and about what you can expect in future episodes. See more about Dissonant Methods: Undoing Discipline in the Humanities Classroom, edited by Ada S. Jaarsma and Kit Dobson. See more about Hannah M…
 
American Gods has finally given us a look at Season 3, and we’re here to break down the big moments in the trailer. What’s next for Shadow Moon and Mr. Wednesday? And what are the New Gods up to this time? SUBSCRIBE TO AMERICAN GODCAST ON ON ITUNES, ANDROID, STITCHER, SPOTIFY OR RSS. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER. SUPPORT OUR SHOWS ON PATREON. The post Amer…
 
Sam Little, the FBI’s most prolific serial killer roamed free for five decades - how? Killing women at will, he was eventually brought to justice by the women who were out to get him. This opportunistic killer stayed below law enforcement’s radar because of the victims he chose: Women from the fringe — drug users and sex workers were paid little at…
 
Chapter 5 - Sam Little took a 17 year old boy off the streets and forced him to be his driver. In a textbook interview Roberts leads Danny Beckless down the path from “I don’t remember anything” to an emotional break and “Sam told me he liked to choke them.” Amazing, exclusive audio that shows Roberts’ character, empathy and relentless drive on the…
 
What is the story of your name? In this poem, the poet calls on place, ancestors, and history to bear witness to the dignity of her name. She recalls how her ancestors “acknowledged my roots grew in two / places” and how her name “is the definition of resilience.” With Black/Indigenous, Pasifika, and West Asian heritage, the poet speaks to those wh…
 
Why do so many romance novels not touch on contraception, consent, or STI status in their pages? Why are erotica authors calling including safe sex practices in their books "propaganda"? And which romance novel that was dubbed a "modern classic" goes super STI-negative? This week, Mackenzie and Lily are joined by cultural commentator and writer Ell…
 
Jeff and Rebecca mostly respond to listener ideas for bonus episodes. Some of it is even about books. This episode is sponsored by: This episode is sponsored by Macmillan Podcasts, Book Trip by C.J. Duarte, Mexican Gothic by Sylvia Moreno-Garcia, and Book Riot Insiders. Discussed in this episode: First Underground Railroad teaser trailer Toni Morri…
 
Welcome to Comics from the Multiverse, our DC comics podcast starting with DC Rebirth where we discuss and review the major new DC comic books every week! Discussed this week: 0:00:00 - Intro 0:01:41 - News 0:31:42 - Death Metal: Robin King #1 (Peter J Tomasi & Tony Patrick and Riley Rossmo & Daniel Sempere) 0:58:55 - Batman #101 (James Tynion IV a…
 
Kriss, Ro and Brandon are back to review and discuss the last three episodes of Lovecraft Country: Jig-a-Bobo Rewind 1921 Full Circle There’s a lot to discuss with not just these three episodes but the whole series. The first thing though is that HBO did a great job of giving Misha Green the space to tell this story (and make the appropriate adjust…
 
On October 20th 2020, the Nigerian army opened fire on unarmed peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate. Despite eye witnesses and an overwhelming amount of video evidence, the Nigerian army have denied the attack. President Buhari when addressing the nation 48hrs after the attack failed to even acknowledge it happened. On this episode, Nicole As…
 
After bringing shame on his nation, Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev (Sacha Baron Cohen) is tasked with selling off his daughter, Tutar (Maria Bakalova), to Vice President Mike Pence. Along the way, father and daughter learn about feminism, politics — and a deadly virus that may have been spread by “gypsy tears”. Directed by: Jason Woliner Written …
 
In strength and defiance, Lucille Clifton celebrates her Black body and her survival. When have you said or heard words like this? Calling herself “both nonwhite and woman,” Lucille Clifton glories in her shape and fact of her life in these two poems. She invites the reader to witness everything she's lived through, and to celebrate the flourishing…
 
Legendary SFX creator, television producer, and director Greg Nicotero joins Loser Michael Roffman for a stroll in the Land of the Dead. Together, they discuss his roots in horror, growing up 20 minutes away from George A. Romero's cinematic nightmares, visiting the set of Creepshow, and stumbling into King's Dominion. He also previews The Creepsho…
 
Ever put down your Stephen King book and wonder how much of it could actually happen? So did authors Meg Hafdahl and Kelly Florence. In fact, the two of them went down such a deep rabbit hole that they came out with a new book. It's called The Science of Stephen King and it's the essential guide for Constant Readers who want to go a little deeper b…
 
Our trek back in time through The Umbrella Academy Season 2 continues as we break down “The Frankel Footage.” Diego and Five discover some surprising info about the grassy knoll, while Vanya hangs on the farm, Luther makes a confession, and Allison tries some dignity and grace. Klaus, however, does not. SUBSCRIBE TO THE UMBRELLA PODCADEMY ON RSS, w…
 
Be bold, and do something amazing, Scarlett Cole insists on her website write up. And she has. She's been a car maker, a consultant, and even a senior executive at a large retailer running strategy. Born in England, spent time in the U.S. and Japan, before ending up in Canada where she met my own, personal hero – all six and a half feet of him. One…
 
Ready to explore Planet Poetry? In our first episode we meet multi-award winning poet Pascale Petit and explore the lush Edens of her poetry. Hear Pascale talk frankly about the troubling shadows cast by her mother and father on her life and work. Enjoy her readings from several collections, including the recently published Tiger Girl, which descri…
 
Joanna Davidson Politano’s latest book, The Love Note, released this past Tuesday! Alison and Joanna discuss the struggle it was to pen this story of a love letter that never reached the intended recipient as well as how Joanna got started as a writer. Spoiler: She had to give up her dream in order to rediscover the joy of writing. This conversatio…
 
On this week’s Stack podcast, we’ve got reviews for: The Scumbag #1 Image Comics Written by Rick Remender Art by Lewis Larosa Fantastic Four #25 Marvel Written by Dan Slott Art by R.B. Silva, Paco Medina and Will Robson Madam Satan #1 Archie Comics Story by Eliot Rahal Art by Julius Ohta Iron Man #2 Marvel Written by Christopher Cantwell Art by Caf…
 
In this week's very special episode, we're joined by British author and comic book creator Paul Cornell to talk about his upcoming title co-created by Sally Cantrino "I Walk With Monsters" from Vault Comics. Additionally, the group also discusses DC's Future State roadmap, Marvel Unlimited changing their release window policy, and retailer shipment…
 
Jeff and Rebecca discuss the recent adaptations of Little Fires Everywhere, High Fidelity, and Enola Holmes. This episode is sponsored by: This episode is sponsored by Yen Press, Nothing Like I Imagined by Mindy Kaling, Penguin Random House Audio, and Book Riot Insiders. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
On this week’s live broadcast, we’re welcoming guests Cullen Bunn (“Shadowman”) and Dan Panosian (“An Unkindness of Ravens”)! Plus prizes, Q&A and much more! SUBSCRIBE ON RSS, ITUNES, ANDROID, SPOTIFY, STITCHER OR THE APP OF YOUR CHOICE. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER, AND FACEBOOK. SUPPORT OUR SHOWS ON PATREON. This episode is sponsored by Helstrom, now on …
 
Director Rick Korn took some time to sit down with the MTR Network and discuss his latest documentary Harry Chapin: When in Doubt Do Something. Singer/songwriter and philanthropist Harry Chapin’s best known in music circles for his number one single Cat’s in the Cradle. But, Harry Chapin, the man, threw his entire self – and his career – in to bein…
 
In this first official / full-length episode of Teachin’ Books, host Jessica McDonald talks to Ph.D. candidate and instructor Jade McDougall about teaching Marilyn Dumont’s “Letter to Sir John A Macdonald.” So, today we’re teachin’ POEMS, y’all. Find more about Jade here. Find Marilyn Dumont’s poem “Letter to Sir John A Macdonald” at Muskrat Magazi…
 
In this episode, Charnaie gets up close and personal with author-illustrator Cozbi A. Cabrera. In addition to being a wife and mom, Cozbi is also an author, illustrator and doll maker of the most beautiful handmade dolls. Cozbi A. Cabrera received a BFA from Parsons School of Design. Her cloth dolls (Muñecas) have garnered the attention of collecto…
 
It is good to be back. After taking an impromptu hiatus in September we’re back with a new episode of the Character Corner. We’re wrapping up our Superman series with Part 2. We pick up right where we left with the aftermath of the Death of Superman after his epic fight with Doomsday. Like the first episode, while we talk about issues and storyline…
 
Alyssa Day is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author with more than a million books sold --all filled with kissing, laughter, mystery and magic. Alyssa’s paranormal series include the Vampire Motorcycle Club, Poseidon’s Warriors, and Cardinal Witches paranormal romances and the Tiger’s Eye Mysteries paranormal mysteries. In an Alyssa Day…
 
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