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Updated April 2020
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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 ...
 
Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully. Part of the Cadence13 Network.
 
Welcome to the official free Podcast site from SAGE for Sociology. SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets with principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, and Singapore.
 
Capes Eat Free is an auditory experience, brought to you by four friends working in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles. One part DVD commentary, one part podcast, with a large helping of nerdism. Cue up the films and listen along with us as we idolize the caped heroes—who may have changed your lives as much as they have changed ours—while discussing and dissecting the films from four unique perspectives: Chad: “The Resident Movie Nerd” - Lover of trivia, movie magic, cinema history, a ...
 
Welcome to the official free Podcast site from SAGE, with selected new podcasts that will span a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. Our Podcasts are designed to act as teaching tools, providing further insight into our content through editor and author commentaries and interviews with special guests. SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and ...
 
Looking for a good book? Let host Cornelius Peter and a rotating group of comedians, authors,and entertainers recommend the next ‘page turner’ that you NEED to have on your night stand.! !!!Each week your host Cornelius Peter interviews an ever changing group of comedians, authors,and entertainers and asks each to bring in a book recommendation to share with our audience.It can be any book, any genre, anything at all, so long as it’s a book that they LIKED. We don’treview ‘em, we just recomm ...
 
Jon Rognerud interviews noted experts in entrepreneurship, business building, growth hacking, paid media, sales & marketing. The podcast aims to dispel myths, reveal what's working now and how failures and successes impacted the lives of business leaders, entrepreneurs and marketers - and how it made them better. Jon Rognerud is from Norway, went from being a top 10 musician, turned to software development, and created 3 books on SEO and web optimization for Entrepreneur Press and is current ...
 
Devin Galaudet lost his father's ashes and writes about in his memoir 10,000 MIles with my Dead Father's Ashes, which is available in bookstores everywhere September 18, 2018. Hi podcast on writing, editing, and promotion for writers is updated daily, Writing Daily. Devin is the Editor and Publisher of the well-established In The Know Traveler series of websites, which celebrated thirteen years in August. He also publishes several other travel-inspired websites including In The Know Hotels a ...
 
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Adam Felber, “Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me” and writer for “Real Time with Bill Maher” recaps the best of the worst movies ever!Adam Felber has been a guest as both a reviewer and a straight man.Here’s a collection of his best appearances. Adam Felber joins me to review Nic Cage’s “Wickerman,” “Old Dogs” “Pluti Nash,” a couple of crappy Christmas movies, Gary Busey as a talking dog and more.Adam Felber also plays straight man to the great Jeff Cesario and Andres Du Bouchet.Adam Felber plays a li ...
 
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NOTE: These episodes were recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it’s jarring to hear us ignore it—and that’s why. We discuss why writing a letter of congratulations to your future-self can help you stick to your good habits, do a deep-dive into the problem of T-shirt overload, and ask, “Would you ra…
 
Listen to Dr. Craig Stephen as he talks about the link between the social and biophysical determinants of infectious disease outbreaks and the concept of ecosystem stewardship. Craig is the CEO of the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative and a Professor at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. To view the article click here.…
 
Paradox is a sophisticated kind of magic trick. A magician's purpose is to create the appearance of impossibility, to pull a rabbit from an empty hat. Yet paradox doesn't require tangibles, like rabbits or hats. Paradox works in the abstract, with words and concepts and symbols, to create the illusion of contradiction. There are no contradictions i…
 
Paradox is a sophisticated kind of magic trick. A magician's purpose is to create the appearance of impossibility, to pull a rabbit from an empty hat. Yet paradox doesn't require tangibles, like rabbits or hats. Paradox works in the abstract, with words and concepts and symbols, to create the illusion of contradiction. There are no contradictions i…
 
NOTE: This episode was recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it may be jarring to hear me ignore it—and that’s why. I was deeply moved by composure shown by Dr. Johnson in such a terrifying moment. I get tremendously rattled when I can’t find my phone right away! This example reminds me of how I can…
 
From their disclosed locations, Kate, Eric, and Daya report on the new normal: cooking, enclosure, and a changed perspective on doing nothing. One thing they all agree on, it's a good time to give Jenny Odell another listen, so... Jenny Odell, author of How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy, joins co-hosts Medaya Ocher and Kate Wolf to…
 
From their disclosed locations, Kate, Eric, and Daya report on the new normal: cooking, enclosure, and a changed perspective on doing nothing. One thing they all agree on, it's a good time to give Jenny Odell another listen, so...Jenny Odell, author of How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy, joins co-hosts Medaya Ocher and Kate Wolf to …
 
We talk about how to submit during quarantine (Should you? Is publishing shut down? Is it really going as well as everyone says?), the importance of platform (and how selling nonfiction is different), and the emotional toll of rejections (and how agents feel about them). We also talk about how to make your writing seem effortless, what NYC life is …
 
George Perkins Marsh Prize winning environmental historian and geographer Joseph E. Taylor III's new book, Persistent Callings: Seasons of Work and Identity on the Oregon Coast (Oregon State University Press, 2019), takes an innovative approach to the history of fisheries and work in the Pacific Northwest. Focusing on the Nestucca river valley, Tay…
 
Scholars like Ben Barber have suggested that cities provide the democratic culture to pragmatically problem-solve challenging policy issues – such as climate change. Many North American cities have announced ambitious goals to mitigate climate change, particularly the reduction of green house gases. In her new book Repowering Cities: Governing Clim…
 
NOTE: These episodes were recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it’s jarring to hear us ignore it—and that’s why. How to do spring cleaning more effectively, a reminder about REAL ID, and a conversation with Rusty O’Kelly about dealing with the common happiness stumbling block of interviewing for a …
 
We are so pleased to speak with writer and editor Vivian Lee about the importance of literary community, what it was like for her to work in publishing at Little A/Amazon, and how our industry has changed over the past decade.We also discuss California Pizza Kitchen, fusion cuisine, and the immigrant experience--finding the perfect Mother's Day pre…
 
Julia Muennich Cowell, editor of The Journal of School Nursing, and author Alison F. Pittman discuss the article, "Effect of a School-Based Activity Tracker, Companion Social Website, and Text Messaging Intervention on Exercise, Fitness, and Physical Activity Self-Efficacy of Middle School Students". To view the article, click here.…
 
NOTE: This episode was recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it may be jarring to hear me ignore it—and that’s why. What a wonderful phrase! The joy of the snow. It’s not always easy to feel the joy of the snow. Sometimes we’re able to see it better, when we can glimpse it through other people’s joy…
 
"There's so much there, and it's so fascinating" observes co-host Kate Wolf after Lyra Kilston opens this week's podcast with a summary of her new book Sun Seekers: The Cure of California. Kate might as well be talking about the entire history, brief yet spectacular, of Southern California. This week's show unveils another of the spectacular parado…
 
"There's so much there, and it's so fascinating" observes co-host Kate Wolf after Lyra Kilston opens this week's podcast with a summary of her new book Sun Seekers: The Cure of California. Kate might as well be talking about the entire history, brief yet spectacular, of Southern California. This week's show unveils another of the spectacular parado…
 
John Weber, Assistant Professor of History at Old Dominion University, discusses his book, From South Texas to the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century(University of North Carolina Press, 2015), migrant agricultural labor, immigration policy, and the long-term impacts of the labor relations model that developed in Sout…
 
Recorded right after leaving the theater (when we were still allowed to go to the movies) with special guest Adam @adamcardon. Listen as we break down the first superhero movie of 2020, Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). Experience as we workshop the a name for this new segment, get brutally honest about the story…
 
NOTE: These episodes were recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it’s jarring to hear us ignore it—and that’s why. Why you should give a “Sensorium Gift” and how to create one, a deep dive into listeners’ suggestions for walking 20 minutes every day in 2020, and a conversation hack. Get in touch: @gr…
 
This episode features Emel Yorganci (Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation, London, UK). Usual care provided to patients is rarely described in detail in randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of a complex intervention in palliative care. To interpret the effectiveness of interventions tested within RCTs, the care provi…
 
This episode features Kim de Nooijer and Sophie van Dongen (Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands). Self-management has predominantly been studied in the context of chronic diseases, where it has been defined as ‘the ability to manage the symptoms, treatment, physical and psychosocial consequences, and lifestyle changes inherent…
 
This episode features Dr Catriona Mayland (University of Sheffield, UK). Few large studies describe initial disease trajectories and subsequent mortality in people with head and neck cancer. This is a necessary first step to identify the need for palliative care and associated services. This prospective cohort study recruited 5402 people with a new…
 
This episode features Dr Deokhee Yi (Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, King's College London). Large variation exists in the health service use near the end of life and a 10% of patients are especially high-cost users. A high proportion of care costs in the last year of life occur in the last 3 months. Patients nearing the end of life o…
 
I’m thrilled that the copyright laws mean that now I’m able to play this beautiful song—George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue”—for listeners. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#news…
 
Kate and Medaya talk to longtime journalist Joshua Hammer about his most recent book, The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird. Joshua discusses the strange story of notorious egg smuggler, Jeffery Lendrum, and the wildlife detective who pursued him, as well as the larger repercussions of wildlife poa…
 
Kate and Medaya talk to longtime journalist Joshua Hammer about his most recent book, The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird. Joshua discusses the strange story of notorious egg smuggler, Jeffery Lendrum, and the wildlife detective who pursued him, as well as the larger repercussions of wildlife poa…
 
In this time of COVID-19, we’re all feeling overwhelmed with anxiety and uncertainty. To stay calmer and happier, we discuss why you might keep some kind of journal during this period, and why you might create a three-tiered plan for projects – or, alternatively, write a “19 for COVID-19” list. We also explore two happiness stumbling blocks: uncert…
 
In this student podcast interview, Natalie Pitheckoff talks about her article, " “Calm . . . Satisfied . . . Comforting”: The Experience and Meaning of Rabbit-Assisted Activities for Older Adults", currently available in Volume 37, Issue 12 of the Journal of Applied Gerontology. Click here to read the article.…
 
This episode features Danni Collingridge Moore (International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK). The provision and quality of palliative care delivered in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) varies and does not always meet the needs of the residents. Interventions to improve palliative care have been shown to lead …
 
Why you might keep a stress diary, why you can stop rinsing dishes before putting them in the dishwasher, and podcaster Jordan Harbinger explains how to network better. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: h…
 
Waste Siege: The Life of Infrastructure in Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2019) is an ethnography of Palestinian life under occupation that takes waste infrastructures as a starting point for exploring how Palestinians deal with toxicity and uncertainty, how governance happens under conditions of uncertainty, and how everyday goods circulate…
 
A story about Dick Bass and Neil Armstrong was a great illustration of an aphorism I wrote recently: Modestly and good manners can save us from a lot of embarrassment. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: ht…
 
Sudheer is played by a wonderfully frayed, fumbling, tragi-comic Sanjay Mishra, in writer-director Hardik Mehta's film Kaamyaab. The film brings back the nostalgia with scene recreations from the 70s and 80s, and actors who lived this life, like Avtar Gill, Lilliput, Birbal, Guddi Maruti, and more.By Anupama Chopra
 
Jerome Whitington's Anthropogenic Rivers: The Production of Uncertainty in Lao Hydropower (Cornell University Press, 2019) examines the dynamics and discourses centered around the development of hydropower dams in the Mekong River Basin. Through deep and connected ethnographies, the book traces how such projects create ecologically uncertain enviro…
 
Ask yourself, “What’s my guiding question?” an interesting twist on a “20 for 20” list, and we talk to bestselling author about his new book “Upstream.” Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenru…
 
Buses can and should be the cornerstone of urban transportation. They offer affordable mobility and can connect citizens with every aspect of their lives. But in the US, they have long been an afterthought in budgeting and planning. With a compelling narrative and actionable steps, Better Buses, Better Cities : How to Plan, Run, and Win the Fight f…
 
This story from the life of the brilliant ad executive Mary Wells Lawrence is a great example of the fact that to discover the work that’s right for us, and to be able to pursue it, is one of the greatest sources of happiness that life can offer. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @Gr…
 
Tom Lutz sits down with legendary Los Angeles author Walter Mosley, recipient of LARB/UC Riverside Lifetime Achievement Award. Mosley, a master of contemporary noir, has written over 50 books, most famously Devil in a Blue Dress. In late 2019, Mosely published Elements of Fiction; and his most recent novel, Trouble Is What I Do, hit the bookstores …
 
Tom Lutz sits down with legendary Los Angeles author Walter Mosley, recipient of LARB/UC Riverside Lifetime Achievement Award. Mosley, a master of contemporary noir, has written over 50 books, most famously Devil in a Blue Dress. In late 2019, Mosely published Elements of Fiction; and his most recent novel, Trouble Is What I Do, hit the bookstores …
 
Professor Ellen Griffith Spears of the University of Alabama, author of Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town (University of North Carolina Press, 2016) discusses the decades long struggle for environmental and civil rights justice in Anniston, Alabama, and broader lessons to be learned from this fight to address on…
 
To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the “Happier” podcast, we’re presenting our very first episode, along with some commentary from us about everything that’s happened and what we’ve learned since that episode aired. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get …
 
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