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Best Memoir podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best Memoir podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
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Brendan O'Meara is an author and journalist. The Creative Nonfiction Podcast is a weekly podcast that showcases leaders in narrative journalism, essay, memoir, documentary film, and radio. Brendan teases out the origins, habits, routines, and tactics these masters—Pulitzer Prize winners, New York Times bestsellers—use so that listeners can apply those tools to their own work.
 
Family Secrets. We all have them. And while the discovery of family secrets can initially be terrifying or traumatic, often these discoveries have the power to liberate, heal, and even uplift us. Join Dani Shapiro, bestselling author of the memoir Inheritance, and her guests as they explore astonishing family secrets and uncover the extraordinary lessons the truth can teach us.
 
Up From Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton University, to his work establishing vocational schools—most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama—to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps. He reflects on t ...
 
Memoir shares the audio biographies of the men and women who changed the world. Each episode will feature one person who impacted the world we live in today. Visit Memoir.one for show notes, to sign up for our newsletter, and to vote for the next featured Memoir!
 
Catlick is the lost story of how spies, villains, & midnight vigilantes nearly destroyed the South's grandest city. Catlick is part true crime, part historical narrative, and part memoir. B.T. Harman weaves masterful storytelling into a riveting sonic experience that traces one of the most tragic series of events ever to befall a single American city. New episode every Tuesday. 22 episodes total.
 
Anthony Moll and Cece discuss all things books, including awards, festivals and new trends in the publishing industry. They'll talk about the poetry, fiction and memoir on the their bookshelves. They'll also chat with fellow writers and lit educators from the local and national scene. And just like your Twitter feed, they will inject a dose of #popculture in every podcast. Think of it as a scholarly critique gumbo with a dash of ratchet. Tune in with a cup of coffee or some whiskey neat.
 
This is a story for the weirdos, the loners, the ugly ducklings. Dear Young Rocker is a raw, music-oriented, audio memoir. In this scripted, narrative podcast, listeners both laugh and empathize as our protagonist Chelsea struggles to feel cool enough to exist and finds a home in music. It's also a series of letters of from older Chelsea to her younger self, reminding us all that as alone as we may have felt at that age, there's so many others out there who've felt just like us. Created, wri ...
 
Childhood, published in 1852, is the first novel in Leo Tolstoy’s autobiographical trilogy, which also includes Boyhood, and Youth. Published when Tolstoy was twenty-three, the book gained immediate notice among Russian writers including Ivan Turgenev, and heralded the young Tolstoy as a major figure in Russian letters. Childhood is an expressionist exploration of the internal life of a young boy, Nikolenka, and was a new form in Russian writing, mixing fact, fiction and emotions to render t ...
 
ALL GROWN UP: A tale of retail, relocation, revenge, re-invention, reckless behavior, really good clothes, indiscretion, infidelity, domestic violence, and one kidnapping. This is a memoir, told in a series of podcasts, by Kenneth D. King, podcasting from his studio near union Square in New York City. It's the story of a small-town boy who dreams of being a “grown-up”, and his journey to get there. Each week, you'll hear another installment of his story. All Grown Up Now is the story of a li ...
 
As a girl, Lady Duff-Gordon was noted both for her beauty and intelligence. As an author, she is most famous for this collection of letters from Egypt. Lady Duff-Gordon had tuberculosis, and went to Egypt for her health. This collection of her personal letters to her mother and her husband. By all accounts everyone loved her, and the letters are very personal in style and content. The letters are as much an introduction to her person as a record of her life on the Upper Nile.
 
Welcome to The Jeremy Brett Sherlock Holmes Podcast - a show devoted to revisiting and honoring the world's greatest portrayal of the world's greatest detective. From 1984 to 1994, Granada Television produced what is arguably the best (and most complete) depiction of the legendary detective’s Adventures, Memoirs, Case-Books and many Returns. Spanning 36 episodes and 5 movies, producer Michael Cox created a Sherlockian experience like no other. This podcast will examine that timeless series w ...
 
After nearly 30 years of vacancy, Rick Edmund abruptly ordered the demolition of his longtime family home, known as Essence House. What was he trying to hide? And what secrets did Essence House hold? The Edmund family heirs are about to find out the truth about their family and their true inheritance.Essence House is a serialized story by Eric J. Cockrell (Blister: A Punk Rock Memoir | Dulce) and Chuck Pineau (Welcome to the Void | Belial).New episodes are posted on Patreon first. Visit www. ...
 
The semiautobiographical travel memoir records Twain’s, more or less, personal journey across the Wild West in search of adventure while exploring variable locations. Accompanying his brother on what becomes a trip of a lifetime, the young Samuel Clemens finds himself in many different vocational roles as he explores and observes the magnificence of the American West. Not refraining from the usual social commentary, Twain directs criticism on various social and moral issues which he approach ...
 
Julie Yip-Williams tried to stay as present and honest as possible as she watched herself die from Stage IV colon cancer. The series chronicles her process of preparing for her death and revisiting the events of her extraordinary life, through hours of intensely personal and revealing conversations. It is an immigrant story, a love story, and a ghost story. This series is a companion to her posthumous memoir, The Unwinding of the Miracle, published by Random House on Feb 5th.
 
Join Collin as he aims to conquer his most damning foe yet: himself. Armed with just his friends, Collin seeks a better life through art, love, career, culture, health, and hobby. This podcast is best consumed on the Anchor.fm app, where you can listen to music in each episode. Subjects covered are airlines, planes, photography, furries and furry culture, music, board games, video games, game development, society and world culture, depression, LGBTQ, and asexuality, among other things.Curren ...
 
One of the most controversial and censored books in English literature, Fanny Hill is regarded as the first original English prose pornography. Notorious for its vivid depiction of sexual exploits in all possible forms, the novel digs up the most thrilling erotic fantasies and pieces them together in a most seductive manner. Published in two installments in 1748 and 1749, the novel was attacked for its obscene content and was consequently banned and withdrawn from publication, due to dispara ...
 
Leander Stillwell was an 18-year-old Illinois farm boy, living with his family in a log cabin, when the U.S. Civil War broke out. Stillwell felt a duty “to help save the Nation;” but, as with many other young men, his Patriotism was tinged with bravura: “the idea of staying at home and turning over senseless clods on the farm with the cannon thundering so close at hand . . . was simply intolerable.” Stillwell volunteered for the 61st Illinois Infantry in January 1861. His youthful enthusiasm ...
 
Felicia Day is an actor, writer, producer and author of the bestselling memoir "You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)". Her podcast "Felicitations!" covers her bi-weekly perspective on such geeky topics as gaming, television, book reading, but also often veers into her personal life as a creator and parent. She answers questions submitted by the audience at #felicitations on Twitter!
 
Welcome to the Read it Forward Podcast, hosted by Senior Editor Abbe Wright. Every week, she sits down with authors to hear about their latest book, their writing process, and the books on their TBR pile. Abbe also shares what she's reading and serves up book recommendations that are sure to please. Listen along when you’re on the hunt for your next great read. It's Abbe's mission to comb her shelves to bring you the absolute best books out there.
 
A podcast about masculinity by Joel Tauber and Eric Wilson. Humorous man wisdom. Iconoclastic banter. Where cultural studies bangs into the locker room. Terrified men preen. But they also confess their fears, their desires. Desperate for brotherhood. We are raw, vulnerable. We voice our most intimate stories. We make sense of the forces that have shaped our manhood. Those constructs that invigorate, we embrace. The rest, we quiet. We will be better men.
 
Wayne Manor Memoirs is a Batman research podcast dedicated to exploring the brightest, darkest, and strangest aspects of the Bat-Mythos. Join Joe & Kendall every other Friday as they deliver the bat-facts straight to your ears. Be prepared for discussions on first appearances, origins, story arcs,creators, retcons, and more!
 
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 ...
 
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The author Adrienne Brodeur is here to talk about her memoir Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me (HMH, 2019) Thanks to our sponsors in Bay Path University's MFA in Creative Nonfiction Writing. Thanks also to HippoCamp 2020. Use the promo code CNFPOD2020 to receive $40 off your registration! And, of course, my monthly newsletter.…
 
Darkness Radio has Supernatural News & ParaShare on this School Spirits Edition!The boys have swept the world and uncovered the most unusual stories, we go on the lookout for a Leprechaun Lover, seek School Spirits, hear Demonic Sounds from McDonald's, some cool refreshing Ice-T and just a bit of Coco and we reveal The Excorcist's Wife, PLUS Your e…
 
Episode 1673 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story that appeared in the Falmouth Enterprise that has been serving the Upper Cape since 1895 and was titled: Veterans Spotlight—Rita Collings/US Army. The story was submitted by Wayne … Continue reading → The post 1673 – Vietnam Vet Rita Collings spotlighted appeared first on .…
 
Diabetes Pro Tip: Emergency Room Protocols Scott and Jenny Smith, CDE share insights on type 1 diabetes care Show notes for people who are Bold with Insulin > Find out more about the Dexcom CGM > Get an Omnipod Demo today > Contour Next One Meter > Learn about Touched By Type 1 A full list of our sponsors About Jenny Smith Jennifer holds a Bachelor…
 
Michael Bloomberg takes heat for his past defense of "stop and frisk," Roy Wood Jr. expounds on the Chitlin' Circuit, and Nick Kroll discusses his movie "Olympic Dreams." Originally aired February 13, 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Comedy Central
 
Episode 1672 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about an event to be held in Massillon, Ohio that will honor Vietnam Veterans. The story appeared on the cantonrep.com website and was titled: Major salute: Stark Vietnam … Continue reading → The post 1672 – Vietnam Vets to be honored in Ohio appeared first on .…
 
Agile and Scrum and Kanban, oh my! What if we take the techniques we've learned from years of project management and apply that to our homes and families? Scott talks with Agile Parent and Home Systems Strategist Yvonne Marcus about how she brought Agile home. https://www.yvonnemarcus.com/By Scott Hanselman
 
Trevor covers the New Hampshire Democratic primary, Ronny Chieng examines Andrew Yang's exercise in universal basic income, and Lakeith Stanfield discusses "The Photograph." Originally aired February 13, 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Comedy Central
 
Episode 1671 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will cover a story about senators leaning on President Trump to add new medical conditions to the VA’s presumptive list of diseases causes by exposure to Agent Orange. The story appeared on … Continue reading → The post 1671 – Senators lean on President for Agent Orange additions appeared first on .…
 
Katharine Coldiron is the guest. Her debut novella, Ceremonials, is available from Kernpunkt Press. Coldiron's work has appeared in Ms., the Washington Post, LARB, the Times Literary Supplement, the Guardian, BUST, the Kenyon Review, the Rumpus, VIDA, Brevity, and elsewhere. She earned a B.A. in film studies & philosophy from Mount Holyoke College …
 
INTRODUCING THE DOSE: Having a high BMI is supposed to be a call to get serious about your health by losing weight. But recent studies say BMI can be inaccurate and misleading. So should you worry if your BMI is too high? To cut through the BS about BMI, Dr. Brian Goldman sits down with Dr. Arya Sharma, a professor of medicine at the University of …
 
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