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Hot and Bothered is all about the power of romance novels. In Season 4, Live from Pemberley, we’re taking a close look at the most famous Romance novel of all time: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Every episode, Vanessa Zoltan and Lauren Sandler will read through the book, talk with experts, and ask themselves the question 'is this still a story for our time?' Episodes release bi-weekly on Fridays. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
It’s the English class you didn't know you missed and the meaningful conversations you didn't know you craved. Join Vanessa Zoltan and Matt Potts as they bring thought, reflection and laughter to Harry Potter; not just as novels, but as instructive and inspirational texts that will teach us about our own lives. Relive the magic chapter by chapter as they explore themes such as commitment, revenge and forgiveness. This podcast creates time in your week to think about life’s big questions. Bec ...
 
Average guys with not-so-average opinions. Filtered through a christian perspective, join us each week as we discuss everything from politics to lizard people conspiracies and commenting on UFC fights! We don‘t hold back and sometimes things may get a little out of hand, but at the end of the day.. we‘re just 3 friends trying to make it through this crazy life together.
 
Brighten your day – learn about user experience, design, products, gaming and technology. With entertaining and funny chat that goes off on unexpected tangents about life, everyday pain points and hilarious solutions. 80% random, 20% user experience (UX) and user interfaces (UI)* Your hosts Mark, Nick and Paul discuss a different subject around design, UX, UI, business and technology, with the occasional special guest thrown in for good measure. Ironically as Henry Ford almost definitely did ...
 
Hit up the block and discuss with Bryce a variety of topics regarding current events, news, politics, culture, history, themes, music and life. While certain topics in American life are almost impossible to avoid right now, you never know what you'll get as you hit up the block. On the Block with Bryce is recorded at Beer and Bourbon Studios in Maricopa County, Az and is a product of Jerk Cat Entertainment.
 
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Critical Race Theory is widely maligned by those on the right, but poorly understood. Our guest for this episode, Dr. Victor Ray, can help us sort out the truth from the lies. Victor is nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. As an active public scholar, his social and critical commentary has appeared in outlets such as The Washingt…
 
Vanessa and Matt explore the theme of Love in Chapter Twenty-Two of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban! This week they discuss Madam Pomfrey's attentive care, Harry choice to save Peter Pettigrew's life, and Hagrid's faith in Buckbeak. Throughout the episode we consider the distinction between love as a responsibility vs. love as a feeling. T…
 
We're excited to share this special preview of Revisionist History with you today! In this episode Malcolm Gladwell tells the story of how his parents and their friends sponsored three Vietnamese refugees, in the aftermath of the Vietnam War. And wonders: do we underestimate the value of ordinary acts of kindness? You can hear the full episode, and…
 
This is an episode you can't afford to miss. Malcolm Nance is a globally renowned expert on terrorism, extremism, and insurgency, and a multiple New York Times bestselling author. A 34-year, Arabic-speaking veteran of the US intelligence community's Combating Terrorism program, he is considered one of the Great African-Americans in Espionage by the…
 
We're taking a quick break from reading Pride and Prejudice to watch the 2005 movie adaptation with one of our favorite podcasts, Veronica Mars Investigations. Vanessa is joined by Helen Zaltzman and Jenny Owen Youngs to dig through the movie, comparing it along the way to the BBC mini-series and, of course, the original text. They ask important qu…
 
Vanessa and Matt explore the theme of Anticipation in Chapter Twenty-One of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban! This week they discuss Sirius waiting to face the dementors, Dumbledore's vague hint of a plan, and, of course, Hermione's big secret! Throughout the episode we consider the question: how can we form a healthy relationship with anti…
 
On this weeks episode, Join Cliff, Caleb , And Fernando as they get pretty heavy with the topics! The pope, Hell, preparing for the future, why our country's electrical grid sucks, Constantine's influence on the modern church, and even which bugs we hate are just a few of the topics we discuss on today's episode! Strap in boys and girls, this one i…
 
In this episode we talk to Scot Whitney, Podcast Host – The All4Inclusion Pod, an advocate for inclusion and wheelchair user looking to help others see society's boundaries. Find him on Linkedin, https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottjwhitney/ Scott founded All4inclusion with their amazing philosophy: “We believe everyone is born equal and every person …
 
Over the years, this podcast has focused on highlighting those people who are not only experts in identifying the significant problems facing the United States and its institutions, but those who propose bold solutions to those problems. In the past weeks, those problems have expanded significantly. Once again, Joe Manchin—a single senator represen…
 
On this weeks episode, Fernando has taken up a residency! Catch up with the YERT guys as they discuss Twitter suing Elon Musk, Pastor Greg Locke's accusation of witches in his church, what they love about the catholic faith, and the struggles of being a child of divorce. To end on a lighter note, Caleb brings another John Crist video for show-and-t…
 
Vanessa and Matt explore the theme of Confidence in Chapter Twenty of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban! This week they discuss Sirius offering Harry a new home, Harry's emergency Patronus, and Peter's escape. Throughout the episode we consider the question: when is confidence appropriate, and what are the limits of it? Thank you to Nicolett…
 
When you share your life with someone, you take on the idea of being a caretaker if something goes wrong, but only in the abstract. But when that idea becomes a reality, life changes in so many ways you may never expect. My guest this week is Abi Morgan. Abi is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter ("The Iron Lady") whose new book “This is N…
 
It’s time for the Netherfield Ball in Chapters 17 and 18 of Pride and Prejudice. Mr. Darcy finally asks Lizzy to dance and the whole Bennet family seems to be on a mission to embarrass themselves in front of everyone. Vanessa and Lauren discuss the undercurrent of class privilege that surrounds balls in general and Lizzy’s prejudice around Darcy sp…
 
Vanessa and Matt explore the theme of Virtue in Chapter Nineteen of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban! This week they discuss Snape delivering wolfsbane to his nemesis, Peter's consistent alliance with power, and Harry summoning some of his father's virtue. Throughout the episode we consider the question: how do we live virtuously in morally…
 
On this weeks episode, Fernando is back! We all talk about the movies and TV we've watched recently, Caleb Gives his thoughts on the new Thor: Love & Thunder, Cliff brings the sports news, and the guys talk about the recent overturning of Roe vs. Wade and what it actually means. Cliff talks about seasons we find ourselves in, in particular, when we…
 
Our guest this week is Gaby Dunn. Gaby is a New York Times bestselling author, comedian, and LGBTQ advocate living in Los Angeles. They are the host and creator of the podcast Bad with Money with Gaby Dunn. Their new piece Stimulus Wreck: Rebuilding After a Financial Disaster is now available on exclusively on Scribd. --- Send in a voice message: h…
 
Last month, a new Pride and Prejudice adaptation dropped – Fire Island directed by Andrew Ahn. As your go-to place for all things Pride and Prejudice, we felt it was our duty to watch the film and report back on how it compares to the original. And we were lucky enough to get Tobin Low, the co-creator of the Nancy podcast and current editor at This…
 
Vanessa and Matt explore the theme of Friendship in Chapter Eighteen of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban! This week they discuss Peter as a failed friend, Sirius & Lupin's renewed friendship, and some perspective from Aristotle. Throughout the episode we consider the question: what does it mean to be a good friend? Thank you to Bianca for t…
 
We have a mass incarceration problem in America, with entire industries created to lock people up, keep them locked up, and make it difficult or impossible for many of the people they catch in their cycle to break free. Our guest this week learned this firsthand. Keri Blakinger is a Texas-based journalist and the author of the new book Corrections …
 
A new love interest has hit the scene in Chapters 15 and 16 of Pride and Prejudice. The handsome Mr. Wickham has caught Lizzy’s eye, and he has quite the story to tell about Darcy. Vanessa and Lauren discuss their first impressions of Wickham and what it means to trust a stranger. Dr. Mary Jean Corbett joins us at the end of the episode to discuss …
 
The Supreme Court has gone rogue. It's radically reduced the right to privacy, the right to bodily autonomy, the right to hold rogue police accountable, the ability of the government to protect the environment, and significantly weakened the wall between church and state--all very much against the wishes of the American people. Rep. Hank Johnson of…
 
This week, Vanessa and Matt are joined by fellow podcaster and award-winning journalist Imara Jones to discuss her work founding Translash Media, a cross-platform journalism, personal storytelling and narrative effort, which produces content to shift the current culture of hostility towards transgender people in the US. Thanks to Barbara, Adeetee, …
 
The extremist extreme court just stripped away the right to bodily autonomy and reproductive freedom from millions of Americans when it overturned Roe v. Wade. One in four women in the U.S. will have an abortion by the age of 45. But since the beginning of 2019, more than 250 bills restricting access to abortion care have been introduced in forty o…
 
Vanessa and Matt explore the theme of Partnership in Chapter Seventeen of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban! This week they discuss the difference between partnership and friendship, the trio's unwavering dedication to one another, and Crookshanks' role as intermediary. Throughout the episode we consider the question: what is required for a …
 
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