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Every house is haunted. In each episode of Family Ghosts, we investigate the true story behind a mysterious figure whose legend has followed a family for generations. Grandmothers who were secretly jewel smugglers, uncles who led double lives, siblings who vanished without a trace, and other ghostly characters who cast shadows over our lives in ways that might not be immediately obvious. We are all formed in part by our familial collections of secrets, intrigues, and myths. By engaging with ...
 
Zena Dell Lowe is a seasoned and engaging teacher with a passion for writers and storytellers. Her focused, concise, and practical episodes (all under 20 minutes) not only explore the nuts and bolts of the craft, but also dive deep into the inner life of the artist and the "why" behind creativity. If you believe that story matters, you'll want to give this podcast a listen.
 
"Stories From Skid Row" gives listeners an opportunity to hear first-hand testimonies from those who are experiencing homelessness, as well as staff and friends of Union Rescue Mission. These episodes provide a glimpse into the issues surrounding homelessness and the work being done to combat this serious problem in Los Angeles.
 
Nolira is an agronomist tasked with establishing agriculture in a new solar system, but when she wakes up on a now- empty colony ship, the whole of her plan disappears. The ship has been set adrift, with numerous mission-critical problems requiring immediate attendance outside of her area of expertise. Nolira is aided by the ship’s malfunctioning AI, which acts as her confidant and companion during the fight for survival.
 
Level up your personal, spiritual and professional development as we uncover the deeply intimate experiences of ordinary people living extraordinary lives. By 2023 there will be eight billion people on planet Earth, each with a unique story of struggle, pain, perseverance, and victory. The Eight Billion Podcast empowers you to connect with others on a level you never thought possible.
 
The Kitchen Sisters Present… Stories from the b-side of history. Lost recordings, hidden worlds, people possessed by a sound, a vision, a mission. The episodes tell deeply layered stories, lush with interviews, field recordings and music. From powerhouse producers The Kitchen Sisters (Hidden Kitchens, The Hidden World of Girls, The Sonic Memorial Project, Lost & Found Sound, Fugitive Waves and coming soon… The Keepers). "The Kitchen Sisters have done some of best radio stories ever broadcast ...
 
Joel Huggins, America's last true folklorist, is on a mission. To gather the stories of friends old and new. Nothing's better than the good old fashioned personal connection of the oral storytelling tradition. Who doesn't love hanging out with their friends hearing and telling stories?! If the answer is you, then buzz off. But if not, welcome to The Storyhole! Extra special thanks to Nick Shoulders for the theme song and music. Check him out at nickshoulders.bandcamp.com and @okaycrawdad on ...
 
Spring 2142 and Gated Galaxies has launched its 400 Oz-8000 ships, each carrying 50,000 "resting guests" to, hopefully, a new home on a shiny, brand-new planet. As soon as they find one. IF they find one. This is the story of one of those ships – the Oz 9 – and its tiny crew of hopeless incompetents. So far, they've been in space half an hour and several hundred people are dead. So... bright future, clearly.
 
The mission of this project is to Take Notice (to listen, to hold space) by amplifying Black stories, experiences, and voices. Conversations on family life, finding joy, and interests of folks in our country who encounter racism on a daily basis. A portion of these discussions will be dedicated to holding space for guests who are comfortable sharing their personal experiences with racism. Stories help us all learn and connect. We are here to listen. To Take Notice.
 
Saffron and Peri is a fantasy comedy that blends modern day life with classic fairytale elements. It follows the adventures of the loquacious Saffron, professional fairy godmother extraordinaire, and her best friend Peri, a djinnia who runs the Magic Support Department. Our story starts when they meet Tristan, an aspiring godparent in need of guidance.
 
Join host Sapphire Sandalo (Something Scary, Paranormal Caught On Camera), a Filipino American on a mission to add more empathy and diversity to the paranormal community through stories, interviews, and poems. To share your story, ask for paranormal advice, or share interesting news, send an email to StoriesWithSapphire@gmail.com | www.storieswithsapphire.com (http://www.storieswithsapphire.com) Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/storieswithsapphire/support
 
Mission Life is a bi-weekly podcast with new episodes every other Thursday. Each episode features interviews with people putting their faith into action. The goal is to learn from their experiences and to be encouraged to live more fully for Christ every day.
 
Preston Cline, Coleman Ruiz, and the Mission Critical Team Institute share research and explore the questions vexing the most elite teams in the world, from Special Operations soldiers to Firefighters, from Trauma Medics to Professional Athletes, and from Astronauts to Tactical Law Enforcement.
 
Fifty years ago, Mira, humanity’s last hope to find new resources, exited the solar system bound for Proxima Centauri b. Seven years into her mission, all transmissions ceased without warning. Mira and her crew were presumed lost. Humanity, unified during her construction, splintered into insurgency and rebellion. Now, an outpost orbiting Pluto has detected a distress call from an unpowered object entering Sol space: Mira has returned. When all attempts at communications fail, S&R Black, a S ...
 
Welcome to the Mission Matters Entertainment Podcast with Adam Torres. Interviews are released daily featuring leaders in a 10-15 minute format. Our podcast is designed for busy people on the move. No fluff. All content. Follow Adam on Instagram at Ask Adam Torres for up to date information on book releases and tour schedule. Apply to be interviewed by Adam on our podcast: www.moneymatterstoptips.com/podcastguest
 
Self Evident is here we decide where we come from, where we belong, and where we're going — by telling Asian America's stories. As more Americans are asking, “How do I fit into this time of reckoning with race, power, culture, and identity?” our mission-driven podcast presents reported narratives and radically open conversations that help listeners of all backgrounds take on the tough questions about who we are. Self Evident is a Studiotobe production, made with the support of our listener c ...
 
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In late March of 1943 four expat Norwegians, having received commando training in Scotland, cruised into a remote fjord on Norway's northern coast in a fishing boat loaded with explosives and supplies needed to complete their mission, which was to assist locals in the area in resisting the Nazi occupation and to destroy a German-held airfield. The …
 
JIUQUAN, China — Under bright-blue morning skies, China launched its first crewed space mission in five years Thursday, sending three science-minded military pilots rocketing to a new orbiting station they're expected to reach around midafternoon. The astronauts, already wearing their spacesuits, were seen off by space officials, other uniformed mi…
 
What's going on Mission Driven Made community! Enjoy episode # 8 where you will hear the remarkable life story of an Army Ranger. Contact info for Alex: Instagram - @ahargumedo Mission Driven Made info: https://missiondrivenmade.com MDM Apparel - https://missiondrivenmade.com/store/ Instagram - @missiondrivenmade Support the show (https://buymeacof…
 
Today Mark Gillmore shares another story of international gospel advance in the face of suffering. Prepare to be stirred yourself as you join us in this next episode of GoMission. If you have your own unique story of gospel advance or if you sense God leading you toward a particular people group, we'd love to hear about it. Even if it's just a sent…
 
The integration battles of the Civil Rights era happened more than half a century ago, but the U.S. is getting more, not less, segregated, as that past recedes. More than 80% of large metropolitan areas in the United States were more segregated in 2019 than they were in 1990, according to an analysis of residential segregation released Monday by th…
 
In 1985, Gert McMullin was one of the first San Franciscans to put a stitch on the AIDS Quilt, the quilt that began with one memorial square in honor of a man who had died of AIDS, and that now holds some 95,000 names. Gert never planned it this way, but over the decades she has become the Keeper of the Quilt and has stewarded it, repaired it, tend…
 
For years, critics of the college sports business model—which tends to enrich schools and administrators, but not the actual players—have relished the potential of this day: a Supreme Court ruling against the NCAA. But while today's unanimous Court opinion on behalf of college athletes in NCAA v Alston is historic for momentum towards real real cha…
 
Over 115,000 health and care workers died during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a physician who’s cared for patients with COVID-19, malaria and Ebola, I’ve seen too many colleagues make the ultimate sacrifice on the frontlines. I’m not surprised experts responding to TIME’s survey ranked bolstering the world’s public health workforce, particularly in ru…
 
Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib on Monday became the first active NFL player to come out as gay. Nassib, who is entering his sixth NFL season and second with the Raiders, announced the news on Instagram, saying he wasn't doing it for the attention but because he felt representation and visibility were important. "I just wanted to take a…
 
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to jail those who refuse Covid-19 vaccines as the nation ramps up inoculations to prevent the spread of the highly contagious delta variant. “If you’re a person who’s not vaccinated and a potential carrier, to protect the people, I have to sequester you in jail,” Duterte said late Monday. Village lead…
 
In 2014, Debayan Sen was cleaning the family attic in Kolkata when he made an unexpected discovery: a dusty, old vinyl record called Disco Jazz. What astonished him was that his mother Rupa was on the cover. Debayan had no idea his very traditional Indian mother had even had a music career. Not only would that album reveal Rupa’s secret disco past …
 
Continuing a study on the fruits of the Spirit, today's faith talk focusses on "longsuffering." Join the Faith Twins and a family friend to find out whether patience is a personality or a choice. To leave a question or testimony recorded in your own voice, please call our messaging service at (262) 355-THEE. For more faith inspiring resources and i…
 
Please enjoy Harry's conversation with Professor Kate Stevens and Ben Pronk. Kate is a cognitive scientist and Professor in Psychology who’s work investigates humans interacting with each other, their environment, and with technology. Ben is a veteran and former Commanding Officer of Special Air Service (SAS) Regiment and is now the managing partne…
 
There are disturbing descriptions throughout this episode. In the 1970s a serial killer was on the loose in South East Asia. His name was Charles Sobhraj, better known as 'The Serpent'. When tourists began going missing, or turning up dead, Dutch diplomat Herman Knippenberg was tasked with investigating the disappearances. The chilling evidence he …
 
When I served as a combat soldier in the Israeli military, I carried an American-made M-16. I drove American jeeps and fired American missiles. As a dual American-Israeli citizen who has spent years in both countries, my commitment to Israel did not end with my army service. From my home in the U.S. the past 20 years, I’ve been in the trenches of t…
 
A year and a half into the pandemic, the condition known as Long COVID continues to stump doctors. A significant number of patients develop long-term symptoms after catching COVID-19, but it hasn’t been clear why that happens, who is likely to get sick or even how many people continue to suffer. A large new study may help form some answers to those…
 
If they handed out Emmys for trailers, Kevin Can F**K Himself would make a pretty strong contender. Unveiled this past February, the 98-second preview of AMC’s new series presents a provocative juxtaposition. In a handful of warmly lit, multicam scenes punctuated by a laugh track, Schitt’s Creek alum and actual Emmy winner Annie Murphy appears to b…
 
Cordelia Stampot is a witch that grants wishes... for a price. And the first customer in line is Numbers Marlow a kid from a local gang. Credits Arnie: Arnie Niekamp Chunt: Adal Rifai Usidore: Matt Young Numbers Marlow: Jeremy Bent Cordelia Stampot: Allie Kokesh Tricia: Kate James Producers: Arnie Niekamp, Matt Young, and Adal Rifai Post-Production…
 
Each story of the Bailey years started with a phone call from an insurance executive, calling on Johnny to investigate an unusual claim. Each story required Johnny to travel to some distant locale, usually within the United States but sometimes abroad, where he was almost always threatened with personal danger in the course of his investigations. J…
 
Anne and many of her classmates are studying hard for the coming test which will determine their entrance to Queen's. Finally- the results arrive. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (cut and paste into your url) Apple devices: ht…
 
A Miskatonic University student shares his research concerning Vermont folklore which told of strange beings living in secluded mountainous areas. These beings, the Indians say, come from another planet to collect an unusual type of metal. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https:…
 
THE DOG OF MONTARGIS- A French king allows a dog the opportunity to go one on one with the murderer of his master. THE ACHILLES HEEL- The story of a young warrior named Hercules who bragged one time too many about his exploits and was brought down by his one small vulnerability- his heel. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 Hi…
 
Chapters 1-3 Seventeen year-old David Balfour, after losing his father, is instructed to head for his distant relatives home for some support, but instead finds a crotchety old uncle living alone in a large unkept house. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-…
 
We’re not going to vaccinate our way completely out of this pandemic. With epidemiologists around the world increasingly accepting the reality that SARS-CoV-2 and its variants will become endemic viruses—like the seasonal flu—the push is on to develop antiviral medications that can be taken at home to prevent infections from leading to hospitalizat…
 
This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. That chill that went down your spine yesterday? The ghosts of the Cold War were alive and well in Geneva as Russian President Vladimir Putin stepped to his lectern to describe his talks with President Joe Bid…
 
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Thursday that the city of Philadelphia cannot refuse to work with a faith-based agency because it will not certify same-sex couples as foster parents. It was a win for religious liberty advocates in a case that has been closely watched not just by LGBTQ and religious freedom advocates but also those who w…
 
We are taught that medicine is the art of solving our body’s mysteries. And we expect medicine, as a science, to uphold the principles of evidence and impartiality. We want our doctors to listen to us and care for us as people. But we also need their assessments of our pain and fevers, aches and exhaustion, to be free of any prejudice about who we …
 
Emails from weird addresses. Messages caught in a spam filter. A life-changing phone call. The most recent recipients of donations from pioneering billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott and her husband Dan Jewett tell remarkably similar stories of the unusual and secretive process through which they receive once-in-a-lifetime, transformative am…
 
French filmmaker François Ozon is so prolific that his movies aren’t always easy to categorize. A woman-centric murder-mystery musical here, a post–World War I romance set in Germany there: Who knows what he’ll try next? But he does have a taste for dramatic, doomed romance, stories brushed with an aura of Baudelairean decay, like roses that are si…
 
Iran’s elections will not only produce a new president, they will also mark the beginning of a new political system. But it's not the kind the majority of the Iranian people have been hoping for. Friday’s vote is set to trigger a transformation of the country’s political system, marking a new stage of the Islamic Revolution. This is not because the…
 
What’s going on with the Department of Justice? Over the past few weeks, the Department has raised eyebrows on the left by backing several Trump-era legal positions, including defending former President Donald Trump in a defamation lawsuit from columnist E. Jean Carroll, who accused Trump of sexual assault, and fighting the full release of a 2019 i…
 
The future of the Internet is under greater threat than ever before from authoritarian governments, according to literary and human rights group PEN America, which called on the world’s democracies to unite to defend freedom of expression online. Repressive governments are imposing new regulations that invoke “digital sovereignty,” but in reality c…
 
In 1974, Australian concert producer Robert Raymond got the gig of his life – organising the comeback tour of his musical idol, Frank Sinatra. The anticipation in Australia was huge and the tour sold out immediately. But when his opening night performance caused a scandal, Sinatra found himself caught in a stand-off… and Robert Raymond had the bigg…
 
Bringing their own unique blend of soul with funky undertones and gospel influences, ‘The Woodville’ band consist of core members singer/songwriter Charly Wood and guitarist/co-writer Luis. I interviewed ahead of the Brighton Fringe Music and Arts night taking place at St. Matthias Church, Ditchling Road, Five Ways, Brighton on Saturday 26th June 2…
 
Listen as Carlton and Tyrell share their father-and-son story of addiction and recovery, from Tyrell's adoption at a young age to their reunion decades later. Produced by Vic King. Music by Blue Dot Sessions. Transcript: helpingupmission.org/2021/06/father-and-son-in-recovery-carlton-tyrells-storyBy Helping Up Mission
 
Are you born with creativity or do you need to develop it? In this episode, Adam Torres and Patty Sherin, Founder, CEO and Play Expert at Mo'Brickz, explore developing creativity and why it's important. Follow Adam on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/askadamtorres/ for up to date information on book releases and tour schedule. Apply to be int…
 
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