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Conversations between two American friends talking about everyday life and interesting stories. This podcast is designed to help students of American English to increase their listening comprehension by joining us for casual chats about topics ranging from technology to personal experiences and stories.
 
Angelica first became homeless at the age of 12, but she never lived on the street. Prisons. Vegas condos. The living room of an Iowa drug queen-pin, and an inpatient facility for adolescents. This is WHERE I STAY. A serialized documentary from Rivet + StreetWise exploring "invisible" homelessness and economic injustice in America. Hosted + reported by Jesse Betend.
 
The Streetwise Cycle is a series of nine interconnected stories about people living unexpectedly interconnected lives on the streets of Los Angeles. It's a view of the city, as seen by the people who sleep on its streets. There are nine stories in all, each of them exactly 999 words long. The podcast is available in three episodes, each containing three stories. To read the stories or see a map of where they take place, visit StreetwiseCycle.com. Author Cheryl Klein calls The Streetwise Cycl ...
 
Join us each week as we travel the globe in search of the best that Indie music has to offer and beyond. The Balcony show is non-genre specific so you can be sure to experience something new every week. Tune in for some fun as we answer the hashtag for the week and a lot more! Send your music to thebalcony@outlook.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-balcony-show0/support
 
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So you just saw the coolest concert, and then your friend made you the best soup you've ever tasted. The next day you saw the most wonderful film. It's all so fantastic that you want to yell, this is f****** amazing! Sometimes you just need to tell the world. But how do you do it in Hebrew? For starters, use Guy's toolkit of 'intensifiers.' Hear th…
 
This week on the Streetwise podcast we talk college admissions, enjoy a reading of Liz Cook's Liquid Courage, bop to All Blood's track "Did It All for the Dum De Dum" from their new album, and chat with musician Josh Shaw about his indie rock band Blvck Hippie. Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, Editor-in-Chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes …
 
In this episode of The Balcony Show, we are looking back on 2021 by picking some of our favorite artists. Tune in as Bo, Donna, the Madcat and I choose some of our favorite artists from 2021! #catchingrisingstars #thebalconyshowrocks #indieartists Featuring music from: Eden James, Al Jardine, Bruno Lewis, Jessica Lynn, Kind Hearted Thieves, PERK, J…
 
An Argentinean architect listener of the podcast wrote to say that we had to do an episode about the word לבנות (livnot), which means to build. We don’t have it in us to tear down his hopes. So today we check out the root בנה. Hear the All-Hebrew Episode on Patreon New Words and Expressions: Adrichal – Architect – אדריכל Hu bana – He built – הוא בנ…
 
This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss missing Thursday, enjoy a reading of Michael Mackie's piece on Bridget Everett, vibe to Hembree's live cover of "Girlfriend is Better," and chat with co-authors Susan Kander & Warren Ashworth about their experimental history novel We, the House. Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, Editor-in-Chief of …
 
How do we congratulate a friend who closed on a new house? How about someone who just landed a new job? New partner? Today Guy explains תתחדש. Listen to the All-Hebrew Episode on Patreon New Words and Expressions: Lehitchadesh – To be renewed; to be resumed – להתחדש “Acharei ha-chagim yitchadesh ha-kol” – After the holidays everything will resume –…
 
In this episode of The Balcony Show we Recap this year's ReverbNation campaign selectee's! Want to be on our show? You can enter here: https://www.reverbnation.com/submission/details... Featuring music from Peter Donegan, Of Sea and Stone, The Hawkeyes, The Honest Heart Collective, The Christopher Brothers, The Eiffels, Once Around, Nikol, and Spid…
 
This week on the Streetwise podcast we belatedly ring in '22, enjoy a reading of Barb Shelley's predictions for our Midwest political 2022 maelstrom, jam out to Jo Blaq's track "New Day", and chat with director Blake A. Miller about his new documentary The City of Dried Fountains. Also: a bonus reading of Abby Olcese's profile on the film Processio…
 
In Hebrew, רופא (doctor) means “healer.” So how do you bless someone to get well soon? And how is the first name Raphael related to all this? In this episode Guy Sharett explains all things medical. Listen to the All-Hebrew Version on Patreon New Words and Expressions: Refu’ah – Medicine, cure – רפואה Refu’ah alternativit – Alternative medicine – ר…
 
Dagwood Streets talks about getting into a knife fight in 1976 at his first day of work on a US Navy aircraft carrier. www.streetwisenglish.com Instagram: streetwisenglish More from Dagwood Streets YouTube & The Electric Scooter Podcast Watch Streetwise English Podcast on YouTube Email us: streetwisenglishpodcast@gmail.com Original Music: CasualChr…
 
This week on the Streetwise podcast we bid a temporarily farewell, enjoy a reading of Tyler Schnedier's story on boxing,,and roundtable the best of 2021 with Brock Wilbur, Nick Spacek, and Abby Olcese. Interested in seeing Brock, Liz Cook, and Patrick Moore live-dunk on Jack Frost next Monday? Get tickets here. Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur,…
 
Incredible story by Dagwood Streets about the time he travelled through Memphis Tennessee in 1978 during a Fireman and Police strike when the city was ablaze in a state of anarchy. www.streetwisenglish.com Instagram: streetwisenglish More from Dagwood Streets YouTube & The Electric Scooter Podcast Watch on us on YouTube Music: CasualChris…
 
We all know the symptoms: Runny nose, cough, and headaches. What do Israelis say when they go to see their family doctor? Listen to the All-Hebrew Episode on Patreon New Words and Expressions: Ani mekorar, mekoreret – I have a cold – אני מקורר, אני מקוררת Ani metsunan, metsunenet – I have a cold – אני מצונן, אני מצוננת Hatafti tsinun – I caught the…
 
In this episode of The Balcony Show we bring you our Reverbnation selectees Of Sea and Stone! Mesmerizing vocals and brilliant harmonies make this Americana duo’s star rising fast. Our dude of all this awesome has the song “Late Autumn Rain” from Henderson & Hemmerling, Bo Sommer has another great tip in Indie Radar, and Donna Gallucci is bringing …
 
Check out our music and an interview with rising pop sensations @thechristopherbrothers ! Our dude of all things awesome @madcatcapone has the brand new single “Too Late’ from @melodycruzsings , @rockinpomqueen is talking Instagram on this week’s Indie Radar, and Donna Gallucci has the newest single “Little Man” from @edgarroad Road. All this and a…
 
This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss runnin' along, enjoy a reading of Liz Cook's review of Wah Gwan, vibe to KG and The Drive’s track “Battles,” and chat with author Nathan Rabin about his new book, The Joy of Trash. Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, Editor-in-Chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Stree…
 
www.streetwisenglish.com Instagram: streetwisenglish Watch on YouTube Music: CasualChris In this episode I talk with Stephan who loves his Greyhound dogs. He says he wishes he had their sense of smell so he could be a better chef in the kitchen. Stephan talks about his special relationship with his dogs and how he wishes humans would be more like h…
 
www.streetwisenglish.com Instagram: streetwisenglish Watch on YouTube Music: CasualChris In this episode of Streetwise English we talk to Arthur who ran his first ultra marathon at age 70. Arthur uses running to stay young and healthy. He talks about running to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and back in one day. He talks about the mindset it takes …
 
www.streetwisenglish.com Instagram: streetwisenglish Watch on YouTube Music: CasualChrisThis episode follows our first conversation with Josh in Episode 1 on dating apps. Josh talks about what types of dishes to cook on the first date. We hope you enjoy this conversation and use it in your American English learning.…
 
www.streetwisenglish.com Instagram: streetwisenglish Watch on YouTube Music: CasualChris In this episode we talk with Josh who is a master of using dating apps. Josh talks about how to get better results using dating apps to meet women. We hope this conversation will be useful to students of spoken American English.…
 
What happens when there’s a disagreement between us and a service provider about money, arrival time, or about their deadline to finish the work? We check what was agreed upon and point to the facts. Today Guy explains how we do it in Hebrew. As part of our podcast’s 8th birthday celebrations, we are giving all Streetwise Hebrew podcast listeners $…
 
This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss art whiplash, enjoy(?) a reading of Barb Shelly's piece on AG Schmitt, blast pure xtc ft. Pistol Pete's track "Matches," and chat with director Mye Hoang about her new documentary Cat Daddies. Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, Editor-in-Chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe …
 
In Hebrew, עצור means stop!, imperative. When driving in Israel, if you suddenly hear עצור בצד (atsor ba-tsad) blaring from a loudspeaker, you better know what to do. Guy explains. Listen to the All-Hebrew Episode on Patreon New Words and Expressions: Tamrur atsor – Stop sign – תמרור עצור Tamrur – Road sign – תמרור Ktov – Write! (Imp. m.) – כתוב “A…
 
This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss self-care enjoy, a reading of Liz Cook's review of The Fix, vibe to Suneaters' track "No 3", and chat with comedian Adam Cayton-Holland about his new album Hot Takes and his KC shows in December. Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, Editor-in-Chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscri…
 
In Hebrew, עין הרע means the Evil Eye. There are folks here in Israel who perform ceremonies to get rid of עין הרע. On this episode, Guy explains the word רע (ra), and also discusses nasty gossip and the campaign to rid our society of it. As part of our podcast’s 8th birthday celebrations, we are giving all Streetwise Hebrew podcast listeners $50 U…
 
This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss true crime/false crime, enjoy a reading of Allison Harris' feature "Big Sky Country," vibe to The Shebangs’s track “Tightrope," and chat with Richard A. Serrano about his book Buried Truths and the Hyatt Skywalks: The Legacy of America’s Epic Structural Failure. Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, Ed…
 
In this episode of The Balcony Show, we bring you music and an interview with Streetwise! Find out the true meaning of music stew! Our dude of all things awesome Madcat has the new single “Contact” by SOMEFINN on this week’s Madtrax, Donna Gallucci is bringing you the newest single “Mine” from StillCraft and Bo Sommer has another great tip on Indie…
 
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