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The Latin American History Podcast aims to tell the story of Spanish and Portuguese America from its very beginnings up until the present day. Latin America’s history is home to some of the most exciting and unbelievable stories of adventure and exploration, and this podcast will tell these stories in all their glory. It will examine colonial society, slavery, and what life was like for the region’s inhabitants during this period. We will look at what caused the wars of independence, how the ...
 
Aphra Behn was the first woman writer in England to make a living by her pen, and her novel Oroonoko was the first work published in English to express sympathy for African slaves. Perhaps based partly on Behn's own experiences living in Surinam, the novel tells the tragic story of a noble slave, Oroonoko, and his love Imoinda. The work was an instant success and was adapted for the stage in 1695 (and more recently by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1999). Behn's work paved the way for wome ...
 
There are over one hundred and ninety independent nations (countries) that have created delineated space on Earth's land masses and each one is home to unique cultures and peoples. Communications technology has made it possible for news media to cover more of these countries than ever before, but how many of us have really learned more about these countries geography, culture and politics than what we learned in high school or college? Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/citizencork/support
 
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Sweet Sport! Wanting to Win? Cleaning Up. Cleaning Out. Claude Bolling: Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano. Lupin! Health advice from a toilet. Capitol sculpture tales: Vinnie Ream and Abraham Lincoln. Michael Joseph Evans and the Moynihan Train Hall. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Engineer: Ellie Suttmeier Art: Zeke Abuhoff…
 
Inspired by rumours of a great empire and precious metals, in Spain’s Panamanian colony three men hatch a plan to explore and colonise South America. They were Diego de Almagro, Hernando de Luque and of course Francisco Pizarro. In this introduction to the conquest, we introduce them and explain how they came to be preparing to launch a conquest wh…
 
Satchmo does Shakespeare. 21st century Power. Sneaky Pete. Fresco Update. Covid Car Theft. Pretend It's a City (Fran Liebowitz and Martin Scorcese). Walter Tevis Movies (you know them, but you may not know him). Tom Lasorda. Michael Apted. Gerry Marsden. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Engineer: Ellie Suttmeier Art: Zeke Abuhoff…
 
John Sheppard's pandemic masterpiece from 1558. Finding your passion: Soul from Pixar, The 40-Year-Old Version from Radha Blank. All Aboard! NYC's new front door for train travelers. Stories from Stoutsburg Cemetery in Hopewell, NJ. Salad nostalgia. Nnamdi Asomugha. Phil Niekro. 4 second secret to fitness. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Ab…
 
How a classic was born. Exploring the Dark Side of Christmas. Putting all your advertising eggs in one big coupon. Plexiglass has a moment. Proxy weddings have a moment. Can Jared Porter give the Mets a moment? Patriot : tv comedy-drama par excellence. Wolfwalkers and Cartoon Saloon. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Engineer: Ellie S…
 
Great British Baking Show. Meat Wreath, anyone? Christmas Tree Shortage. Diet Wars. Good news (I think?) we do use more than 10% of our brain. How what we eat affects our sleep. How sleep affects what we eat. Big gift to Met from Ronald Lauder. Remembering Ray Perkins. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Special Guests: Pepper Abuhoff, …
 
Foraging in the Ukraine. John Adams as cranky ex-president. Remembering David Maas, master of the quick change. Books galore: Singular Sensation by Michael Riedel. James Beard: The Man Who Ate Too Much by John Birdsall. This Is Not My Memoir by André Gregory and Todd London. Eleanor by David Michaelis. A Place for Everything byJudith Flanders. On t…
 
Special family edition. Owl Invasion. Animaniacs are Back. Gilmore Girls. Kimchi cottage industry. Ina Garten. David Dinkins and Tennis. Ian Finkel, world's greatest xylophonist. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Special Guests: Sadie Abuhoff, Granger Abuhoff and Nico Jasbon, Noel Bourg, Zeke Abuhoff and Pepper Abuhoff Engineer: Ellie…
 
We could be Swimming in Turkey (as opposed to, you know, swimming in turkey...). Tamsen and Sadie head to the woods and throw tomahawks. Also, finding Hallmark Christmas TV. Loving those early 20th century Lady Brit Authors (du Maurier, Godden, Dodie Smith...) on the page and on the screen. Tie Dye with Sadie and WSJ. Dan reconnects with My Dinner …
 
Hershey Chocolate - enjoying the ride. Girl Power! Prehistoric hunting! 19th century piano maker (and sock mender) Nannette Striecher (Ludwig's BFF). Shows that didn't get to Broadway. Borscht Battle. (Russian or German?). Pumpkin Flamusse. Seriously. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Engineer: Ellie Suttmeier Art: Zeke Abuhoff…
 
The Spanish attempt once again to settle in North America, but again their ambitions will be frustrated. The Narvaez expedition was an unmittigated disaster. It did however produce one of the most unbelievable stories of survival of the era. Link to the petition to save ILAS - https://www.change.org/p/professor-jo-fox-and-professor-wendy-thomson-st…
 
Out west with Pepper and her fam. Chatting about: giving birth during the Bar Exam, how many kids to have, varsity sports/club sports, Machu Picchu, smaller turkeys and a little baseball (Joe Morgan). Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Special Guests: Pepper Abuhoff, Noel Bourg, Zeke Abuhoff Engineer: Ellie Suttmeier Art: Zeke Abuhoff…
 
The Beautiful Greek Gods of the Gaming World. Virtual Crowd Noise - the players need it! RIP Benjamin Black. John Banville takes over. More great music from Ella Fitzgerald. How 42nd Street got cleaned up. The secret to Bob Gibson's killer glare. New insights into the early art of Edward Hopper. Schaefer Beer - the pleasure that doesn't fade is bac…
 
Welcome Pepper! Nikola Jokic- basketball with a hint of water polo. Beth George, spreading Bagel Joy throughout the World. Bottoms Up with Ted Saucier. Dogs (once again) save the day. History of the Louvre. Following Caravaggio. New Woody Allen film. But you can't see it. Maggie Lena Walker, bank founder. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abu…
 
As the Spanish expanded outwards from their base in the Caribbean, there was one region right next door that they had so far failed to colonise. Florida and the rest of North America was less than 100 miles from Cuba, and now it was where they turned their attention. This episode will tell the story of the Ayllon expedition, and the first European …
 
Missing the Airport Experience? Blind Color Man, Enrique Oliu. Crowdfunding Comic Books. Pandemic Sale at the Museum. Turn of events at the Tour de France. Carnegie Hall as apartments. Cashing in on an artistic life in Soho. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Special Guest: Zeke Abuhoff Engineer: Ellie Suttmeier Art: Zeke Abuhoff…
 
Remembering Lou Brock. Stalking jazz pianist Helen Sung at Mohonk. Falling into autumn. Catskills on foot. Sourlands by bike. Happy 50th, NYC Marathon! Listening to Mythos with Stephen Fry. Terence Conran. Eleanor Jacobs (Earth Shoes!) Pitcher Zack Wheeler breaks a nail. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Engineer: Ellie Suttmeier Art:…
 
Remembering Tom Seaver. Senior Super Stars: Pitmaster and Gamemaster. Land of Hope and Glory! AKA Pomp and Circumstance. The Power of the Pool. Julia Reed, food writer (read this) and John Thompson. Nice to be King. And have a Royal Consort, again. In Thailand. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Special Guest: Zeke Abuhoff Engineer: El…
 
Saving Restaurants the UK Way. Tour de France- business as usual. Heading to the Met? You'll need a reservation. Mom was right. You need your sleep. More than those extra reps... Pulleeze, Art Thieves! Read the Memo! Movie Theaters test the waters. The American Struggle by Jacob Lawrence. Loyalty of a friend: Angela Buxton. Credits: Talent: Tamsen …
 
Better Bites, the Paleo way. GPT3 - the AI writing breakthrough. Looking back (500 years!) at Raphael. Tokyo Toilets. Roundabouts and Traffic Circles. Sweet memories: The Hungarian Pastry Shop. Marvin Creamer, around the world with No Tech. Eben Horton and the Block Island Orbs. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Special Guest: Zeke Ab…
 
Indian Matchmaking! Tech You Love. What is a Museum? (Hint: don't ask the Museum People). Quarantine Cookbook Liberties. NBA makes it happen (in the Lab, not just on the Court). Baseball Reliquary à la Terry Cannon. Biddy Mason and the History of Medicine in California (more Fresco Fun!). Elections and Horse Racing. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger …
 
More from Block Island. Life Disconnected. Why no Premium Babies during the Pandemic? New smallpox outbreak (2 thousand years ago). Back to the Gym? X-Files for real. Basketball, Baseball. Joseph Boulogne. Chevalier d'Éon. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Special Guests: Granger Abuhoff and Nico Jasbon Engineer: Ellie Suttmeier Art: …
 
On the Block 2020; Covid -style. Sun, surf, masks and social distancing. Waiting for sports. Reminiscing about Music Fairs, Shakespeare in the Park. Theater and the 1918 Influenza. More info from Wastewater. Joanna Cole, Ms. Frizzle and the Magic School Bus. Southside Johnny Drive-In Concert. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Special …
 
For Productivity. Let's go to Storm King. Shutting down Sports at Stanford. Hagia Sophia! Tech that Lasts? Lou Gherig and the Babe. Howard Gardiner Cushing, Jr. Grand Designs (fixer-uppers on steroids). David Mamet's Homicide. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Special Guest: Zeke Abuhoff Engineer: Ellie Suttmeier Art: Zeke Abuhoff…
 
Streamin' Hamilton. Yeah, baby. Fantastic Frick Video Tours/Lectures. Maybe economists can help. With Covid? Happy BB Day. Listening to Jessie Ware and her Mom (Table Manners). Pianos are back. Remembering Hugh Downs, Johnny Mandel, Carl Reiner, and the Westbury Drive-in. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Engineer: Ellie Suttmeier Art…
 
Off to the Races (Belmont) Sort of... Bootleg Cocktail Competition. Great finds: The Daytrippers and The Lady Vanishes. Sondheim fun: Company Cast Album Doc plus a John Mulaney parody: Co-op. Thomas Freeman, Harry Glickman. The strength and beauty of Rebecca Luker. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Engineer: Ellie Suttmeier Art: Zeke …
 
How long is the line at Trader Joe's? How to be happy like the French? Ask Viv Groskop. Cycling in Paris. Gambling on Wall Street. Using Shvartse Khasene to stop a plague... Murray Olderman, sports cartoonist. Happy Anniversary Secretariat! Van Gogh has a new boss. Oh no! Kettle Bell shortage! Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Enginee…
 
This is part two of my conversation with Walter. This time we talk about his book ‘When Latins’s Fight - Why There is No United Stated of South America’. The book provides an account of all the major wars that took place between states in post-independence South America. Doing this allows Walter to not just cover the stories of each conflict, but t…
 
Those Germans! Johan Santana - an anniversary. 13th - something to think about. Shopping with the Big Boys. Egypt's Sistine Chapel. Eakin's Gross Clinic (yes, it's gross...) Reading fun: Inspector Montalbano. Wes Unseld, Bobby Morrow, Johnny Majors, Herb Stempel, Hutton Gibson. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan Abuhoff Engineer: Ellie Suttmei…
 
The WHO recently declared that Latin America is becoming the new epicentre of the Coronavirus pandemic. Some countries in particular have been badly hit, with Brazil currently second globally when it comes to numbers of cases. The pandemic is having a major economic impact everywhere, and if the future looks difficult for countries like the USA, Eu…
 
Will Covid-19 change how people eat? Will we ever go out to the theater again? Holding it together with the help of Michael Ball and Captain Tom Moore. Stealing Van Gogh. Be a Medici. Or a Gaudi. Or James Bond. Watch The Sisters Brothers. What happened the last time professional hockey dealt with a pandemic... Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Da…
 
Breathing right. Not taking it for granted. Uncertainty: what Americans fear most. Bicycle panic. Hot diggity dogs - from Feltman. Epidemic as agent of change. Suze Orman (she told you so!).Take a Trip to Greece with Coogan and Brydon. Mount St. Helens - the eruption - 40 years ago. Hal Wilner and Stay Awake. Credits: Talent: Tamsen Granger and Dan…
 
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