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Best Books Is A Weekly podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best Books Is A Weekly podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
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Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy murder mysteries: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
 
What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then, she makes recommendations about what to read next. The real purpose of the show is to help YOU find your next read.
 
Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (as well as a TV show and book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
 
In their books "Freakonomics," "SuperFreakonomics" and "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of everything," telling stories about cheating schoolteachers and eating champions while teaching us all to think a bit more creatively, rationally, and productively. The Freakonomics Radio podcast, hosted by Dubner, carries on that tradition with weekly episodes. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.
 
He’s a multiple world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy, and a New York Times best-selling author. Listen in as Chris Jericho interviews some of the biggest names in wrestling, entertainment, comedy, and the paranormal. Don’t miss his unique, engaging, weekly take on all things pop culture.
 
Currently Reading is a podcast dedicated to the love of books and reading. Two bookish friends discuss what’s on their nightstands, in their earbuds, and on their Kindles right now, in addition to books they’ve loved forever, and a variety of other readerly topics. Looking for your next great book? You'll find tons of book recommendations every week.
 
Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers. Special features include series like “The Secret Life ...
 
Imaginary Worlds is a bi-weekly podcast about science fiction and other fantasy genres. Host Eric Molinsky talks with novelists, screenwriters, comic book artists, filmmakers, and game designers about their craft of creating fictional worlds. The show also looks at the fan experience, exploring what makes us suspend our disbelief, and what happens when that spell is broken. Fantasy worlds may be set in distant planets or parallel dimensions, but they are crafted here on Earth and on some lev ...
 
Smart People Podcast is a weekly, interview-based podcast that features todays most well respected thought leaders engaging in authentic, insightful conversation for the benefit of the listener. The host, Chris Stemp, and his co-host/producer Jon Rojas, utilize their insatiable curiosity and relatable charm to provoke their guests into giving the interview of a lifetime. Every single guest has achieved a high level of recognition within their arena and in doing so has collected a wealth of e ...
 
The Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, from PRI, is a smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt introduces the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy – so let Studio 360 steer you to the must-see movie this weekend, the next book for your nightstand, or the song that will change your life. Produced in association with Slate.
 
Something Was Wrong is an Iris Award Winning immersive storytelling docuseries podcast about the discovery, trauma and recovery from emotionally (and otherwise) abusive relationships.SWW is written, recorded, edited + produced by Tiffany Reese. (@LookieBoo) (http://www.instagram.com/lookieboo)All music by Glad Rags. Hear their album, Wonder Under via iTunes. (@GladRagsMusic (http://www.instagram.com/gladragsmusic))Support Something Was Wrong on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/SomethingWasWr ...
 
Phil Town is a hedge fund manager and author of 3 New York Times best-selling investment books, Invested, Rule #1, and Payback Time. On the InvestED podcast, Phil and his daughter Danielle shine a light on the successful investing strategies that gurus like Warren Buffett have used for 80 years. Listen in for a great stock market education on basics, learn how to invest on your own, and follow along with real-time examples and investing tips from week to week. Subscribe and leave a review. Q ...
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Host Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and the Hoover Institution, draws you in with lively guests and creative repartee. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book r ...
 
Who will win the trade war, and how? If the job market is so strong, why does your paycheck seem so meager? What will drive the economy of the future? Stephanomics, a podcast hosted by Bloomberg Economics head Stephanie Flanders, the former BBC economics editor and chief market strategist for Europe at JPMorgan Asset Management, will take listeners on location each week to answer questions like these and bring the global economy to life.
 
At The Productivity Show we believe you should get your important things done without having to sacrifice your health, family and things that matter to you. This is a weekly podcast where we show you ways to save time, increase your productivity and happiness. We cover topics such as goal setting, time management, personal development and efficiency. Listen to our podcast today and start doubling your productivity.
 
Boring Books for Bedtime is a weekly bedtime story podcast for the sleepless, the stressed, the anxious, the insomniacs--anyone who struggles with the endless brain chatter that keeps us up at night.In each episode, we calmly, quietly read something that's rather boring. Think Galileo, Aristotle, Emerson, and whoever wrote the 1897 Sears Catalog. If you're on Team Sleepless, lie back, take a deep breath, and let us read you to rest.
 
New York Times critic Dwight Garner says “The Slate Culture Gabfest is one of the highlights of my week.” The award-winning Culturefest features Slate culture critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debating the week in culture, from highbrow to pop. Get the Culture Gabfest and all of Slate's culture coverage here.
 
Where History Comes Alive! A fast-paced, well-researched weekly podcast covering a wide range of historical events, persons, places, legends, and mysteries, hosted by Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Heroes Podcast is a proud part of the 1001 Stories Podcast Network, which includes 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales Podcast, 1001 Radio Days, and 1001 Stories For the Road Podcast. The network enjoyed over 5 million listens in the past year from a worldwide audience. SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! w ...
 
Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, ...
 
Each week on Smart Podcast, Trashy Books, Sarah Wendell interviews authors, readers, reviewers, bloggers, publishing professionals, editors, and librarians about romance novels, which are among the most popular genres in fiction worldwide. Popular guests include: Ilona Andrews, Robin Bradford, NPR's Barrie Hardymon, Jaye Wells, and Rachel Aaron. Amanda, Carrie, Elyse, and RedHeadedGirl, the crew of reviewers at SB-TB.com, also make frequent appearances with maximum silliness. Frequent topics ...
 
I'm Daniel Miessler, and I spend 5-20 hours a week consuming books, podcasts, and articles around the intersection of security, technology, and humans. Each episode—which is available as both a newsletter and a podcast—is either a curated summary of what I learned in the past week, or a standalone idea that hopefully gives you something to think about.
 
The Poetry Translation Centre is dedicated to translating contemporary poetry from Africa, Asia and Latin America. Each week we bring you a new poem podcast from one of the world's greatest living poets, in both the original language and in English translation. To find out more about our work, please visit www.poetrytranslation.org. The Poetry Translation Centre is funded by Arts Council England.
 
A weekly show hosted by Brendan Schaub brings an entertaining mix of truth, comedy, and rawness to the world of mixed martial arts. Joined by some of the biggest names in the sport. Below the Belt is as real as it gets. Get Brendan Schaub Live show tickets/info and merchandise at: www.TFATK.com
 
Hosted by Ben Domenech, this is a daily podcast featuring engaging and in-depth conversations with journalists, scholars, authors, politicians, and thinkers of all stripes. Along with guest hosts Mollie Hemingway, David Harsanyi, and Mary Katharine Ham, Domenech delivers smart and compelling dialogues on politics, culture, religion, and entertainment every day of the week. Support the show by subscribing, rating, and writing a review!
 
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Nations generally want their economies to be rich, robust, and growing. But it’s also important to person to ensure that wealth doesn’t flow only to a few people, but rather that as many people as possible can enjoy the benefits of a healthy economy. As is well known, the best way to balance these interests is a contentious subject. On one side we …
 
If you’ve looked at productivity apps at all, you will have come across Evernote. Some people think about Evernote as a “note-taking app”, but it is so much more than that. It’s where you can remember everything that is important, and it’s the tool you can use to stay organized, wherever you are in the world and with whatever device you have access…
 
Tonight, let's relax with the second half of one of the world's most influential philosophical texts, the Tao Te Ching, by Lao Tzu. The journey of a thousand dreams begins with a single snore. Want to support us? Neat! Here's how: Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW Shop for …
 
Philosopher and author Peter Singer of Princeton University talks about his book, The Life You Can Save with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Singer argues that those of us in the developed world with a high standard of living can and should give/forgo some luxuries and donate instead to reduce poverty and suffering in poor countries. This is a wide-ran…
 
Your first memories might not be what you think they are. Listen to R&L talk about their very first memories and other notable childhood memories in this episode of Ear Biscuits! (02:18) - conversations around the Lost Years episodes (07:03) - welcome to the new EarBiscuiteers (13:53) - Lando's first memory (23:18) - Rhett's first memory (29:51) - …
 
Kaytee and Meredith have lots to share with you today, Bookworms! We hope you love this episode! You’ll hear a “bookish moment of the week” from each host: a bookish realization, and a crafty bookish gift. Next, we discuss our current reads for the week. We’ve got some romance and some thriller and some non-fiction and some middle grade. Our readin…
 
In this episode, Jen Wilkin discusses our God-given limits as created beings. She reflects on why the common refrain that we should look inside ourselves for meaning and purpose is so misguided, how our personal stories and family past impact our view of God, and why embracing our limits in the presence of a limitless God is the only path to true p…
 
Photo: Mount Vernon, the seat of the late President Washington 1800 Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) Washington, George, 1732-1799 President George Washington, 1789 – 1797 New York Public Library http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/ copyright Public Domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow…
 
Photo: 1804–1887) Autres nomsVictor De Grailly; Victor DeGrailly; Victor deGrailly English: Tomb at Mount Vernon Type d'objetpeinture Genrepaysage Description May have been wrongly attributed to William Henry Bartlett. Datevers 1840-1850 s Technique/matériauxhuile sur toile DimensionsHauteur : 40,6 cm ; Largeur : 54,6 cm http://JohnBatchelorShow.co…
 
Photo: The sacred shrine of America: the tomb of Washington, Mt. Vernon, Virginia, U.S.A. 1858 - 1900 Washington, George, 1732-1799 place New York Public Library http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/ Public Domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Washingtons: 6 of 8: George and Ma…
 
Photo: Washington's Tomb, Mt. Vernon, Va. Date 1902 Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) Washington, George, 1732-1799 New York Public Library http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/ Public Domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Washingtons: 5 of 8: George and Martha, "Join'd by Friendship,…
 
Photo: Servant's Quarters and Garden, Mt. Vernon, Va. 1898 - 1930 placePublic Domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Washingtons: 4 of 8: George and Martha, "Join'd by Friendship, Crown'd by Love" Hardcover – Deckle Edge, November 3, 2015 by Flora Fraser (Author) https://www.am…
 
Photo: N.W. view of the mansion of George Washington, Mount Vernon 1775 - 1889 Washington, George, 1732-1799 collections In Collections President George Washington President George Washington, 1789 – 1797 New York Public Library http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/ copyright Copyright info Public Domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://Jo…
 
Photo: Gen. Washington's old homestead, Mt. Vernon, Va. 1858 - 1900 person Contributors Jarvis, J. F. (John F.) (b. 1850), Photographer Washington, George, 1732-1799 place Washington, D.C. New York Public Library http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/ copyright Copyright info Public Domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.…
 
Photo: Unknown Photographer | unknown Title | English: Mount Vernon Description | English: Mount Vernon Date | [1850s] Medium | 1 photographic print. Collection | Clements Library, University Michigan Source | [1] This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. The work of art itself is in the public do…
 
Photo: English: "Lincoln's Last warning: 'Now, if you don't come down, I'll cut the tree from under you.'" Cartoon on President Lincoln's provisional Emancipation Proclamation, threatening the Southern states with the abolition of slavery on January 1, 1863 in case they don't rejoin the Union by then; published in Harper's Weekly, October 11, 1862 …
 
Photo: burying-union-dead-on-the-antietam-battlefield-1862-civil-war (42/63) To view or save this photo in High resolution, just click the photo to see the full image(the full image is much higher quality and not pixelated). All free photos on this site are public domain. Please consider giving a credit hyperlink to https://www.goodfreephotos.com i…
 
Photo: English: "The President's Visit to the Army of the Potomac--Arrival at the Station at Frederick." Address by President Abraham Lincoln on October 4, 1862, next to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station, South Market St., Frederick, Maryland. Station built 1855. Date | 25 October 1862 Source | Harper's Weekly Magazine, Vol. VI, No. 304, p. 6…
 
Photo: English: 1862 cartoon about Abraham Lincoln Date | 1862 Source | https://www.loc.gov/resource/lprbscsm.scsm0384/ http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lprbscsm.scsm0384 Author | Unknown | This media file is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow LIFE LINCOLN: 1 of 4: An I…
 
On tonight’s program, we invite you to leave behind your safe reality, and descend with us into the frightening depths of the most terrifying imaginations, with audio adaptations of four rounds of frightening fiction, about spectral sailors, frightening footage, malfunctioning memories, and paranormal pursuits.…
 
Photo: F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jets assigned to the 335th Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, prepare for takeoff during Red Flag 18-1, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 30, 2018. Red Flag gives mission commanders the opportunity to lead in a contested, degraded and operationally limited environment with multi-dom…
 
Photo: USAF B-1B 85-084 Date22 September 2002, 18:11 SourceUSAF B-1B 85-084 AuthorBob Adams from Amanzimtoti, South Africa Camera location25° 48′ 50.86″ S, 28° 13′ 10.04″ E View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth Licensing This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license. You ar…
 
Photo: Corona sketched by José Joaquín de Ferrer during the solar eclipse of June 16, 1806 in Kinderhook, New York. From public domain book - Googlebook, Total eclipses of the sun By Mabel Loomis Todd Solar eclipse of June 16 Public Domain File:Solar eclipse 1806Jun16-Corona-Ferrer.png Created: 6 January 2010 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact ht…
 
Photo: CZ Chinese rockets Sourcehttp://www.gpo.gov/congress/house/hr105851-html/images/4ph200.jpe Author This file is lacking author information. Permission (Reusing this file) This work is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Long March 5 and Covid-19 quarantine PR…
 
Photo: The view through the window of the Lunar Module Orion shortly after Apollo 16's landing. NASA/John Young - Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station (full resolution) NASA photo AS16-113-18296 The view through the window of the Lunar Module Orion shortly after Apollo 16's landing on the surface of the Moon. Public Domain File:Lunar surface shortly …
 
Photo: English: The British Army in Normandy 1944 A wrecked German SdKfz 250 half-track in the village of Christot, 17 June 1944. Date1944 Source http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//48/media-48835/large.jpg This is photograph B 5653 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. AuthorMidgley (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit Permissio…
 
Photo: Caption: Normandy Invasion, June 1944. American troops “dug in” near beach of Normandy, France. Photograph released November 7, 1944. U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/03/15). http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Normandy '44: 1 of 8: D-…
 
Photo:English: The British Army in Normandy 1944 Priest infantry carriers move up to the front, 9 August 1944. Date | Taken on 9 August 1944 Source | http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//49/media-49197/large.jpg | This is photograph B 8908 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. | Author | No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Wilkes (Sgt)…
 
Photo: DescriptionEnglish: The British Army in Normandy 1944 Achilles 17-pdr tank destroyers passing through Cahagnes during the advance towards Aunay-sur-Odon, 2 August 1944. Date | 1944 Source | http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//49/media-49162/large.jpg | This is photograph B 8507 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. | Author | G…
 
Photo: P-47 Thunderbolts of the 368th Fighter Group, Cardonville Airfield (A-3) France, Summer 1944. United States Army Air Forces - "History and Units of the United States Air Forces In Europe", CD-ROM compiled by GHJ Scharringa, European Aviation Histoical Society, 2004. Image source listed as United States Air Force Historical Research Agency P-…
 
Photo: English: The British Army in Normandy 1944 Men of 10th Highland Light Infantry, 15th (Scottish) Division, move forward during Operation 'Epsom', 26 June 1944. Date | Taken on 26 June 1944 Source | http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//48/media-48901/large.jpg | This is photograph B 5986 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. | Aut…
 
Photo: English: The British Army in Normandy 1944 An abandoned German SdKfz 250/9 half-track in Le Bourg, 30 July 1944. Date1944 Source http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//49/media-49085/large.jpg This is photograph B 8252 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. AuthorNo 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Palmer (Sgt) Permission (Reusing …
 
Photo: English: The British Army in Normandy 1944 Troops of 1 Kings Own Scottish Borderers (KOSB), 9th Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, firing a captured Hotchkiss machine gun during street fighting in Caen, 10 July 1944. Date1944 Source http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//39/media-39106/large.jpg This is photograph B 6918 from the collections of …
 
Photo: An electron micrograph showing recreated 1918 influenza virions Photo Credit: Cynthia Goldsmith Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Terrence Tumpey/ Cynthia Goldsmith - This media comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Public Health Image Library (PHIL), with identification number #8243. Note: Not all PHIL images are public d…
 
Photo: American Red Cross nurses tend to flu patients in temporary wards set up inside Oakland Municipal Auditorium, 1918. Edward A. "Doc" Rogers, 1873-1960 - Photo by Edward A. "Doc" Rogers. From the Joseph R. Knowland collection at the Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library. Digital copy via [1] 1918 flu epidemic: the Oakland Municipal Audi…
 
Photo: American Expeditionary Force victims of the Spanish flu at U.S. Army Camp Hospital no. 45 in Aix-les-Bains, France, in 1918 Uncredited U.S. Army photographer - U.S. Army Medical Corps photo via National Museum of Health & Medicine website at [U.S. Army Camp Hospital No. 45, Aix-Les-Bains, France, Influenza Ward No. 1.], Reeve 14682 U.S. Army…
 
Photo: Soldiers from Fort Riley, Kansas, ill with Spanish flu at a hospital ward at Camp Funston Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine - Emergency hospital during influenza epidemic (NCP 1603), National Museum of Health and Medicine. Emergency hospital during influenza epidemic, Camp Funston, Kansas. Emergency hospital du…
 
Image: Christopher Wren's plan for redevelopment after the Great Fire of London in 1666 was never put into effect because people were unwilling to give up their pre-fire property boundaries, even despite the quick settlement procedure under the Fire of London Disputes Act 1666. Richard Epstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover; in re: Rent control, esp…
 
Image: The history of rent control in England and Wales is a part of English land law concerning the development of rent regulation in England and Wales. Controlling the prices that landlords could make their tenants pay formed the main element of rent regulation, and was in place from 1915 until its abolition (excluding some council houses) by the…
 
Image: Assassination of King D. Carlos I of Portugal and the Prince Royal D. Luís Filipe, Duke of Braganza Michael E Vlahos, Johns Hopkins, in re: Lawfare as a legal regicide. Impeachment has been tried several times in the US and always failed. “Cancel culture” is a form of violence. A constant, daily undercurrent of political violence. It’s not j…
 
Image: Illustration in a satirical book from the 1660s. The devil sits with eleven men: nine regicides and two chaplains who supported the execution of Charles I. Michael E Vlahos, Johns Hopkins, in re: Regicide and civil war. Charles I. If you don’t get the king at first, pick off his counselors then get the king. . . . The dynamics of a country h…
 
Image: Larry Wu-Tai Chin, the retired analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency convicted of spying for the Chinese for 30 years, was found dead this morning in his jail cell, suffocated. Michael Ledeen, FDD, Epoch Times, in re: Chinese invasion of IP; but, equally important, China is carefully turning—that is, threatening and propagandizing—ethn…
 
Image: Long-term effects of intravenous usage, including – and indeed primarily because of – the effects of the contaminants common in illegal heroin and contaminated needles Jeff Bliss, Pacific Watch, in re: San Francisco: “Mr Clean,” the fellow responsible for physically cleaning the city, the Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, had to resign be…
 
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