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We can have the future we want—but we have to work for it. Soonish brings you stories and conversations showing how the choices we make together forge the technological world of tomorrow. From MIT-trained technology journalist Wade Roush. Learn more at soonishpodcast.org. We're a proud member of the Hub & Spoke audio collective! See hubspokeaudio.org.
 
Welcome to psychology for the rest of us. Host Dr. Jade Wu takes the science of psychology and makes it both entertaining and relatable. Using a sympathetic ear and evidence-based research, she explains the ‘why’ behind emotions like joy, anger, fear, trust, and anxiety, and helps you better understand the relationships you form with your friends, family, coworkers, and yourself. Seeking a healthier emotional life? It’s time to bring a trained psychologist and mental health expert along for ...
 
Five old friends of more than 20 years come together to produce a high quality, bi-weekly podcast about tabletop gaming of all kinds: board games, card games, miniatures, role-playing games and much more. In each episode you can expect board game reviews, gaming industry news and round-table discussions. The Founders, Jamie, Tony, Chris, Steve and Brian, each have varying tastes in gaming to provide a variety of viewpoints. Since 2011, over 100 full length episodes and now more with our new ...
 
Office Horror Stories is the Podcast where YOU can tell YOUR office horror story or workplace nightmare. This is a show about horrible bosses, crazy co-workers, and workplaces that are the definition of hell. This is a podcast where YOU CAN LET IT ALL OUT. Whether its your current workplace or an office in the past, we want to hear your Office Horror Story! We do not take names, we do not track numbers. We do not call you back. This is an anonymous outlet to share your office horror stories ...
 
Dr. Steve Anderson is a storyteller and a lifelong learner who is deeply committed to helping leaders grow. Born out of deep seeded curiosity and passion, Steve launched his podcast as a vehicle for interviewing accomplished leaders who excel in building cultures and developing teams that create impact and deliver value to customers, employees and stakeholders. In this capacity, he is able to tap into his experience as a CEO of a $75 million-dollar company and a 39 year career as a Physical ...
 
The Los Angeles Review of Books is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and disseminating rigorous, incisive, and engaging writing on every aspect of literature, culture, and the arts. The Los Angeles Review of Books magazine was created in part as a response to the disappearance of the traditional newspaper book review supplement, and, with it, the art of lively, intelligent long-form writing on recent publications in every genre, ranging from fiction to politics. The Los Angeles ...
 
You don’t have to believe the stories on my blog, you can dismiss them as good hallucinations or bad fiction if you want to but they’re all true. The darkness was never empty, there are things that wait for the innocent and unwary to turn their backs. What is it you think I’m talking about here? Ghosts? Vampires? Ghouls? If only it were that simple. The creatures of the night are still out there but they’re not shadowing your every footstep. They just check your status updates from the comfo ...
 
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Nightcrawler (Gilroy 2014) Gilroy’s study of narcissism, capitalism, media influence, and exploitation wrapped in a deconstruction of the travesty that is local “news” in America. This film is an extraordinary achievement. A rare example of a perfect film. This is exceedingly relevant to the fear mongering and media manipulation that has only ampli…
 
In this encore presentation, on the occasion of Fran Lebowitz's new show Pretend It's a City, Eric Newman, Medaya Ocher and Kate Wolf speak with legendary public speaker Fran Lebowitz. In a wide-ranging conversation, the gang flits from the Kavanaugh hearings to how the uber-rich have blighted the landscape of New York, from the escapism of literat…
 
In this encore presentation, on the occasion of Fran Lebowitz's new show Pretend It's a City; Eric Newman, Medaya Ocher and Kate Wolf speak with legendary public speaker Fran Lebowitz. In a wide-ranging conversation, the gang flits from the Kavanaugh hearings to how the uber-rich have blighted the landscape of New York, from the escapism of literat…
 
Riley is kidnapped by Bubba, the delivery boy from The Last Chance Texas Style Barbecue, and Zeke, his equally dim-witted brother. Our two heroes soon realized the intent of their kidnappers is not malice, but extremely misplaced romance. Twitter: http://twitter.com/LessIsMorgue Instagram: https://instagram.com/lessismorgue/ Tumblr: http://lessismo…
 
Intro Banter - This is the (mostly) unscripted intro to the show! We catch up, play games, talk about games that perhaps did not make the main show, and just gab, Welcome! On the table - We will examine what the game is like when played, to personify that experience, cover angles and what to expect from the title: components, setting, rules and the…
 
People used to think that creativity was a gift from the gods. Now we have some clues from neuroscience and psychology for how to cultivate it. Hint: You might want to lobby your boss for a nap pod at the office. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation…
 
In episode 46 the gang gets together to talk about Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 4th Edition from Cubicle 7. The Lords are into their second month of play and give their thoughts on the system so far. Then the group takes a question from a listener regarding adversarial Game Masters and the challenge of combat - what is too much, Death and Dying and t…
 
Chris received his PhD in biomedical informatics from Oregon Health & Science University, School of Medicine, his Masters of Science and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees from Pacific University and undergraduate degree in biology from Willamette University. He is board certified in orthopedics and fellowship trained in manual physical therapy. He…
 
In an encore presentation, Kate and Medaya talk with award-winning screenwriter and novelist Charles Yu about his book, Interior Chinatown; an experimental, yet eminently enjoyable, novel-in-the-form-of-a-screenplay, which won the 2020 National Book Award for fiction. Charles discusses how he came to write such a formally challenging book, in which…
 
In an encore presentation, Kate and Medaya talk with award-winning screenwriter and novelist Charles Yu about his book, Interior Chinatown; an experimental, yet eminently enjoyable, novel-in-the-form-of-a-screenplay, which won the 2020 National Book Award for fiction. Charles discusses how he came to write such a formally challenging book, in which…
 
The winter blues can sap your energy, disrupt your sleep, and destroy your concentration, but there's a simple key to defeating it—light. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-f…
 
It's a brand new year and the Founders and back with another jam packed episode! Today the gang goes on about a bunch of great games including Endeavor Age of Sail, 1960 The Making of the President, Clank! The Mummy's Curse, Glen More 2 Chronicles, Mystery of the Abbey and Everdell. Then Don, Tony and Jamie dive into a feature review of Dune Imperi…
 
Author Karla Cornejo Villavicencio joins co-hosts Kate Wolf and Medaya Ocher to talk about The Undocumented Americans, which is both a memoir and a series of essays about immigrant laborers from across the country. Karla shares her own experiences as an immigrant child, the trauma it has caused her; and relates how widespread, and under-acknowledge…
 
Antebellum (Bush and Renz 2020) This film received just a 28% rating from critics, and 53% from audiences on Rotten Tomatoes. In contrast we found the film to be exceptionally good in most ways. We discuss the possible discrepancies between our appreciation and that of others. A film that presses the boundaries of horror in positive ways paved by G…
 
Author Karla Cornejo Villavicencio joins co-hosts Kate Wolf and Medaya Ocher to talk about The Undocumented Americans, which is both a memoir and a series of essays about immigrant laborers from across the country. Karla shares her own experiences as an immigrant child, the trauma it has caused her; and relates how widespread, and under-acknowledge…
 
Sick of being disappointed by their heroes, Riley decides to only look up to long-dead historical monsters. However, when these monsters appear in the basement in a Porta-Potty time machine, Riley and Evelyn realize there are still plenty of ways the dead can let you down. Twitter: http://twitter.com/LessIsMorgue Instagram: https://instagram.com/le…
 
Intro Banter - This is the (mostly) unscripted intro to the show! We catch up, play games, talk about games that perhaps did not make the main show, and just gab, Welcome! Delving into Dustin's Dungeon - Continued trip into the Kickstarted Gaming mind of a fellow gamer! This time : Nocturion By George Skourtis Published by Vesuvius Media Released i…
 
From forest bathing to napping to belly laughing, cultures from around the world have cultivated well-being in many fascinating ways—and science agrees that they're effective! Better yet? They won't cost you a thing. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversa…
 
2020 was a year of catastrophe and collective struggle. Now, we have a new era of organizing and action to gear up for. In this special New Year's episode of Movement Memos, Kelly revisits some of the lessons we learned this year from guests like Mariame Kaba, Shane Burley, Brant Rosen and L.A. Kauffman. You can find audio, a transcript and show no…
 
Enter, Ye Gods of War! In Volume One of Battletome, a podcast about the miniatures gaming hobby, Bender, Aaron and Jamie discuss all the games and hobby project they've been getting into lately including Aeronautica Imperialis, Kings of War: Armada, Warhammer 40,000 9th edition, Aaron's Kharadron Overlords Age of Sigmar Army, Don't Look Back, Blood…
 
Mayor Lynne Robinson joined the City Council in 2014, and she has a long history of civic involvement. She is a champion for startups and small business, and has encouraged startup and equity crowdfunding workshops at City Hall. Her colleagues voted her mayor in January 2020, after she previously served a term as deputy mayor. Lynne also advocates …
 
Big Freedia is a 21st Century musical trailblazer from the Dirty South, who emerged from the Bounce music scene in New Orleans and has helped popularize the genre across the country and the world. Big Freedia joins co-hosts Eric Newman and Medaya Ocher to discuss her new memoir God Save the Queen Diva; and talk about how she, and dance club culture…
 
Big Freedia is a 21st Century musical trailblazer from the Dirty South, who emerged from the Bounce music scene in New Orleans and has helped popularize the genre across the country and the world. Big Freedia joins co-hosts Eric Newman and Medaya Ocher to discuss her new memoir God Save the Queen Diva; and talk about how she, and dance club culture…
 
Always Shine (Takal 2016) Black Christmas (Takal 2019) was Marshall’s favorite horror film of 2019. This inspired us to go back to this, Takal’s first film, for a viewing. This film left us quite divided. We both enjoyed the film and thought it had great potential, but we diverged on how that potential was utilized. This potential includes explorin…
 
Finding a good therapist shouldn't be like finding an empathic needle in a haystack. We'll walk step-by-step through the process of finding potential therapists, narrowing down your list, evaluating whether someone is a good match, and finding affordable therapy options. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe t…
 
The second wave is killing 130 people per day in Illinois. So why are Chicago Public Schools reopening on January 11? Kelly talks with Chicago public school teacher Silvia Gonzalez about the perils of Chicago’s hybrid reopening plan and why “simultaneous instruction” simply doesn’t make sense. You can find a transcript audio and show notes on our w…
 
In episode 67 Jamie, Don and Chris are joined by their great friend Rodney Smith of Watch It Played to talk about what they've been up to this holiday season, how to give great gifts to the gamers in their lives and some of the best gifts they've given and received in the past. From all of us here at the Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast, we hope you hav…
 
In 1973, there was only one man who believed everyone on Earth would want and need a cell phone. That man was a Motorola engineer named Martin Cooper. “I had a science fiction prediction,” Cooper recounts in his new memoir, Cutting the Cord: The Inventor of the Cell Phone Speaks Out. “I told anyone who would listen that, someday, every person would…
 
After a solid 72 hours without sleep, an even-more-addled-than-usual Riley shares their grand unifying theory behind everything going on. Meanwhile, Evelyn tries desperately to maintain her own sanity. Twitter: http://twitter.com/LessIsMorgue Instagram: https://instagram.com/lessismorgue/ Tumblr: http://lessismorguepod.tumblr.com Facebook: https://…
 
Imagine a medical treatment based on cutting edge science. I bet what came to mind wasn't doing double dares and playing detective with your diary. But these are just what the doctor orders for treating a range of psychological disorders, like anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, insomnia, and more in a type of psychotherapy called cognitive-behavioral …
 
It’s easy to forget in the fog of Trumpism that mass privatization, the dismantling of this country’s social safety net, escalating corporate welfare and the mass expansion of prisons are all bipartisan projects. Kelly talks about the neoliberal policies we can expect from the Biden administration and how we can fight them. You can find a transcrip…
 
Hey Now and Happy Holidays Cabalists! In the holiday special of The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast the Founders start out talking about Steve's Facebook and delivering Grub Hub woes and discuss a bunch of games the group’s been playing including Aliens: Another Glorious Day in the Corps, Paladins of the West Kingdom, Chronicles of Crime Welcome to Red…
 
1st annual Extra Special Christmas Special - In a first the guys celebrate the season as only The Spoken Token can! Deck The Halls with Alex and Larry - We candidly discuss decorations and Christmases past, our favorite anecdotes from the season regarding the sights and smells of this wonderful season. Holiday Story With Larry: ACT I Holiday Cheer …
 
We Summon the Darkness (Meyers 2019) Laura stumbled upon this film and threw it into the episode line-up on the fly. And for good reason! We Summon addresses toxic religiosity in very different ways than our previous episode Red State (Smith 2011). Additionally, it arguably accomplishes the very rare feat of being a film that addresses gender, whil…
 
Ali Schoos grew up in Sunnyside, Washington and started picking Asparagus before school when she was in the 6th grade. This early exposure to work ethic has served her well over the years in business. She started with a small private physical therapy practice, grew her company and sold to a national player in the Rehab industry . She worked at an e…
 
Eric, Kate, and Medaya talk with Kiese about the struggle to buy his work back from the original publisher in order to revise and republish them, an experience that highlights the imbalance of power in the industry and the commodification of a writer’s work. The gang also chats about how the intervening years, including the Trump presidency now com…
 
Eric, Kate, and Medaya talk with Kiese about the struggle to buy his work back from the original publisher in order to revise and republish them, an experience that highlights the imbalance of power in the industry and the commodification of a writer’s work. The gang also chats about how the intervening years, including the Trump presidency now com…
 
I hate Godfather Part III. How will I feel about Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone??? LET'S FIND OUT!!! SOBER DAD, the new comedy album from Matt McCarthy is available NOW on all digital music platforms! Call Sirius XM and request they play it!! Thank you to everyone for sending me VHS tapes and now…YOU CAN TOO: Matt McCarthy PO Box 485…
 
Pop culture portrays therapy in a way that usually misses the mark ... by a lot. Let's demystify the idea of going to therapy with a down-to-earth overview of what types of therapy there are and which problems they can help with. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join…
 
In episode 45 the Lords start out by updating their throughs on online gaming during the pandemic and talk about the software they've been using to game - Fantasy Grounds on Steam. Then the gang takes a question from a listener about maturing as a role player - Where as it used to be fun to fight and argue during game, it's not more fun to get alon…
 
Medaya and Eric are joined by Alex Ross, the New Yorker's longtime music critic and author of Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadows of Music. Wagner's wide reaching influence across centuries, thinkers and artists reaches far beyond the realm of music. As they explore the complexity of his impact, the conversation wrestles with the stain of an…
 
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