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Murder, infidelity, suicide, arson, addiction, religious cults, drug trafficking; this podcast explores the alleged true crime antics and criminal connections of musicians we love like Jerry Lee Lewis, the Rolling Stones, XXXTentacion, Cardi B, the Grateful Dead, Tupac, Biggie, Amy Winehouse, Bob Marley and more. Why? Because real rock stars are more like feral, narcissistic animals than functioning members of society and that is precisely what makes them so damn entertaining. If you love tr ...
 
BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at Virginia Humanities. There’s the history you had to learn, and the history you want to learn - that’s where BackStory comes in. Each week BackStory takes a topic that people are talking about and explores it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversations with our listeners, BackStory makes histo ...
 
Every week the Flixwatcher crew team up with other podcasters to talk about what to watch on Netflix! Flixwatcher is hosted by Helen Sadler and Kobi Omenaka. Every episode discusses and rates a film from Netflix as chosen by special guests from other podcasts using our unique Flixwatcher scoring system. We tackle classic films including Woody Allen's "Manhattan" and "Pulp Fiction" , Netflix Originals such as "Amanda Knox" and "Beasts of No Nation" through to bargain bin b-movies such as Shar ...
 
Pat Flynn from The Smart Passive Income Blog reveals all of his online business and blogging strategies, income sources and killer marketing tips and tricks so you can be ahead of the curve with your online business or blog. Discover how you can create multiple passive income streams that work for you so that you can have the time and freedom to do what you love, whether it's traveling the world, or just living comfortably at home. Although Pat confesses he is not a millionaire, he's been su ...
 
An English tourist in a small, rural town in the South of France discovers an ancient manuscript with a strange illustration on the last page. A young orphan is sent to live with his elderly cousin, a secretive man who is obsessed with immortality. A picture that tells stories that change according to who is viewing it. These and other delicious, goose bump evoking tales are part of Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by Montague R James. A master of his craft, MR James was an academic and adminis ...
 
Two poets in a London park at sunset, debating on the attributes of poetry and whether it's really a metaphor for anarchy. A group that meets in secret, planning to overthrow the world order. Disguises and deceptions, ideals and ideology. A medley of themes and genres makes this a great read for anyone who's a fan of Chesterton and his iconic Father Brown. The Man Who Was Thursday includes Chesterton's favorite theme of Christianity with touches of delightful humor to enliven the twists and ...
 
First published in Blackwood’s magazine as a three part serial in 1899 and published in 1902, Heart of Darkness centers on the experiences of protagonist Charles Marlow as he is assigned the duty to transport ivory down the Congo River. Conrad cleverly uses foreshadowing as a technique to convey the novella’s themes of hypocritical imperialism, the contradictory views on civilized as opposed to barbaric societies, racism, and the conflict between reality and darkness. Set in the second half ...
 
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Tracy Hazzard is an amazing content creator and somebody I've come to really admire. She's here to talk about what gives a podcast that "binge factor" (which also happens to be the name of one of her podcasts). She's learned a lot over the course of completing over 2,600 interviews and helping many others during the podcast post-production process …
 
Giles Paley-Phillips and Jim Daly from Blank Podcast join Flixwatcher remotely to review Giles’ choice The Big Lebowski. The Big Lebowski is the 1998 comedy from the Coen Brothers starring Jeff Bridges as The Dude (Jeff Lebowski), John Goodman as unhinged Vietnam Vet Walter, Steve Buscemi as their bowling pal Donny who end up embroiled in a case of…
 
James King from Radio 2 and Ben Travis from Empire Magazine join Flixwatcher remotely to review James’s choice Twilight. Twilight (2008) is the first film in the Twilight Saga series based on the romantic fantasy novels of the same name starring Robert Pattison and Kristen Stewart, directed by Catherine Hardwick. Twilight focuses on the romantic re…
 
#439: Using a quiz, calculator, or assessment tool is one of the best ways to grow your email list with quality leads based on the information customers give you about themselves. Randy Rayess is the cofounder of Outgrow, and in this show he shares the different use cases for these email list growth tools, and how they might be useful for you. I gu…
 
Ice-T stoked the wrath of the President of the United States, led the life of a successful jewel thief, ran with one of LA’s most notorious street gangs, the Crips, was a soldier in the US Army, before that an orphan and along the way, he invented gangsta rap. But it wouldn’t be rap music that would threaten his career - it would be hardcore music,…
 
#438: Whether you're just getting started in business or have been at it for a while, you're probably used to stressing about all the bits and pieces of your business. Ever worry you might work yourself sick? Today's guest, Eric Partaker, worked himself into a heart attack at 35,000 feet, and almost lost his life. Since then, he's dedicated his lif…
 
Esther Lisk-Carew and Jass Thethi from Well Spoken Tokens join Flixwatcher remotely to review Jass’s choice BlacKkKlansman. BlacKkKlansman is a 2018 Oscar-Winning (Best Adapted Screenplay) Spike Lee joint starring John David Washington and Adam Driver. BlacKkKlansman is based on the 2014 memoir by Ron Stallworth. Set in 1970s Colorado Springs it te…
 
#437: Jon Oringer is the billionaire founder of Shutterstock.com. He recently stepped away from being CEO of Shutterstock, which he bootstrapped in 2003, to take on a new role in the company. He's also focused on incubating his next business, whenever that reveals itself to him. We talk about life after being a CEO, life as a father, finding balanc…
 
Matt Houlihan and Thea Gilien from The Podcast Review Show join Flixwatcher remotely to review Matt’s choice Being John Malkovich. Being John Malkovich is a 1999 surreal comedy-drama from the weird and wonderful mind of Charlie Kaufman and visionary director Spike Jonze - both making their debuts with this. John Cusack, Catherine Keener, Cameron Di…
 
George and Charlie from the Retro Ramble Podcast return to Flixwatcher remotely to review The Martian. The Martian is a 2015 science fiction comedy-drama starring Matt Damon and directed by Ridley Scott, based on the Andy Weir novel of the same name. Matt Damon is Mark Watney - astronaut and botanist - left for dead by his crew when they are forced…
 
#436: How do you become the most valuable leader? When it comes to leading audiences, a team, even your family, you want to do it well. In this episode, I'm speaking with a leader of leaders. His name is Dave Stachowiak, and he's the host of the podcast Coaching for Leaders. We're going to talk about leadership, of course, but also some B2B marketi…
 
Chris and Matt from the Movie Bunker Podcast return to Flixwatcher to review Chris’ choice Boyhood. Boyhood is Richard Linklater’s 2014 coming of age drama spanning 2001-2013 in real-time of the life of Mason as he grows up in Texas. Starring Ethan Hawke (Mason Snr), Ellar Coltrane (Mason), Lorelei Linklater (Samantha), and in an Oscar-winning role…
 
#435: On this session of the SPI Podcast, I give you a heads up about seven terrible pitfalls that entrepreneurs often encounter. These are traps we fall into whether we are just starting out or we've been doing this a while, and I want to equip you with the tools to get out of these situations. This happens to be an episode of my daily YouTube sho…
 
Steve Cross and Greg Akerman (Chaotic Adequate) return to Flixwatcher to review Steve’s choice Road House. Road House is a 1989 action film starring Patrick Swayze as Dalton a ‘cooler’ (specialist bouncer) hired to protect a newly refurbished roadside bar from violence by using violence. Sam Elliot co-stars as Dalton’s mentor and Kelly Lynch as sex…
 
Leader of the Ronettes, voice behind “Be My Baby,” and the former wife of Phil Spector, Ronnie Spector peels back the curtain to expose the darker side of one of the most infamous couples of the 1960s. Ronnie’s life with Phil takes a nosedive from rubbing elbows with The Beatles and The Rolling Stones to being held prisoner in her own house. Learn …
 
Phil Spector’s own personal Socrates, Lenny Bruce, reminisces on the unforgettable time he spent with the Tycoon of Teen. Lenny’s tales involve censorship and the long arm of Johnny Law, Frank Zappa and Merv Griffin, and family secrets revealed after late night deli runs. All this and more in the season one premiere of Blood on the Tracks. Learn mo…
 
#434: Of all the things that seem vital and urgent in your business, how do you know what you should be focusing on right now? You can't address everything at once, so how can you stop putting out urgent fire after urgent fire so you can continue to grow? That's what we're talking about today with Mike Michalowicz. Podcast show notes are available …
 
Cressida Ward and Daniel Levine from Food Tryb Table podcast join Flixwatcher to review Cressida’s choice Reservoir Dogs. Reservoir Dogs is the debut feature-length film from Quentin Tarantino. Released in 1992 it stars Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Chris Penn, Steve Buscemi, Lawrence Tierney, Michael Madsen, Quentin Tarantino, and Edward Bunker as diam…
 
#433: In June we asked Black entrepreneurs in the SPI community to share their experiences, and we're once again handing them the mic. This episode includes some things Team SPI has especially needed to hear. We're trying to do better and face our unconscious biases so we can make progress in the fight against racism. Warning: this episode includes…
 
Dan LeFebvre (Based on a True Story) and Brian from New Zealand join Flixwatcher remotely to review Dan’s choice Inglourious Basterds. Inglourious Basterds (2009) is the seventh film from Quentin Tarantino and stars Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, Michael Fassbender, Eli Roth, Diane Kruger, Daniel Brühl and Mélanie Laurent. Set during World War 2 it te…
 
#432: In this session of the SPI Podcast I talk to Sophie Walker, who started the Australian Birth Stories podcast from scratch and has achieved massive success, with over 2.3 million downloads to date. We discuss how to use the knitting approach to quickly increase listenership, how a non-techie can start a simple podcast on their own, and the pos…
 
Amon Warmann (Empire Magazine) and Scott Davis (Hey You Guys) return to Flixwatcher to review Amon’s choice Inside Man. Inside Man is a 2006 heist thriller from Spike Lee starring Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, and Christopher Plummer. Inside Man begins with Dalton (Owen) sat in an unidentified cell explaining how he has committed the…
 
#431: In this session of the SPI Podcast, I talk to Dr. Benjamin Hardy, whose new book Personality Isn't Permanent contradicts the popular idea that your personality is fixed, and teaches about intentionality and the pursuit of your future self. This episode is a great conversation that's both practical—with strategies for writing, blogging, and bu…
 
Charlie and George from the Retro Ramble Podcast join Flixwatcher remotely to review Charlie’s choice The Lincoln Lawyer. The Lincoln Lawyer is a 2011 drama/thriller film based on the 2005 novel of the same name by Michael Connelly and directed by Brad Furman. It stars Matthew McConaughey as The Lincoln Lawyer Mick Haller (so-called because his Lin…
 
#430: In this session of the SPI Podcast, I talk to Jacques Hopkins, who started six unsuccessful passive income ventures before finding the right niche. After years of work, Jacques has finally started to make significant money with his course, Piano in 21 Days [affiliate link]. We cover the importance of mapping out the customer journey, what's w…
 
Chris Hewitt (Empire Magazine) and James Dyer (Empire Magazine and Pilot TV Magazine) return to Flixwatcher (remotely) to review Chris’ choice The Fugitive. The Fugitive is a 1993 action-thriller starring Harrison Ford as Richard Kimble on the hunt for the one-armed man who may or may not have killed his wife and Tommy Lee Jones as U.S Marshal Samu…
 
#429: I couldn't be more excited to finally reveal a project we've been working on in secret for almost a year! My business partner, Matt Gartland, joins me to talk about the exciting new SPI Pro Community, a membership community for aspiring entrepreneurs. Online community development, a private network rooted around common goals, focus, ethics, a…
 
Mike Muncer (The Evolution of Horror) and Anna Bogutskaya (The Final Girls and The Next Supremes) return to Flixwatcher remotely to review Mike’s choice The Invitation. The Invitation is a 2015 horror film directed by Karyn Kusama starring Logan (discount Tom Hardy) Marshall-Green as Will and Tammy Blanchard as Eden playing ex-husband and wife. The…
 
Coach Tony Bennett knows a thing or two about big finales. He’s the head coach of the men’s basketball team at the University of Virginia. This is a clip from Brian's conversation with Coach Bennett about the power of sports and how you have to be able to accept the outcome of a big game, whether it’s a buzzer-beater win or a heartbreaking loss. Th…
 
The Establishment strikes back in this second installment of the Rolling Stones time in Swinging London. UK pop star Donovan is busted, a precursor to the Stones Redlands bust. Mick Jagger is in jail looking at hard time. The tabloids and the coppers are in league to bring down the disruptive Rolling Stones while the myth of Keith Richards is born.…
 
As BackStory nears the end of its production, we’ve asked our listeners to call in with moments from the show’s history and compile their very own “Best of BackStory.” We got some great responses covering a range of topics, each of them meaningful to the present moment in their own way. So in this best of BackStory, we present three of our listener…
 
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#428: In this session of the SPI Podcast I speak with Kevin Fremon, an entrepreneur who's just getting started building an online membership community to better serve and support his audience. We discuss why it's so important to test your idea before you commit, the differences between various membership platforms, and what makes a community leader…
 
Matt and Chris from the Movie Bunker Podcast join Flixwatcher to review Matt’s choice Jaws! If you’ve never heard of Jaws who are you even?!? Jaws is the 1975 blockbuster from Steven Spielberg starring Bruce the Shark. Essentially, Jaws is a monster in the house film set in the open sea and utterly terrifying. What else is there to say? A great whi…
 
London was swinging. Keith Richards was in jail. The Kray Twins were menacing about. Brian Jones was on too much LSD. Aristocrats were tripping over themselves to hang out with the Rolling Stones. England was smitten. The London Establishment was freaking out and the Stones’ manager wanted to know one thing: Would you let your daughter marry a Roll…
 
Charles Dickens died 150 years ago this month. A famous chronicler and critic of English industrial capitalism, Dickens was also immensely popular in the United States. But in an age of widespread debate about slave versus wage labor, his writings meant different things to different readers. Music: Bright White by Podington Bear Outmoded Waltz by P…
 
While L.A.’s Watts neighborhood erupts in riots, Jim Morrison fights a riot in his own mind. His internal struggle between reality and fantasy leads him to hold a friend at knifepoint, heckle his soon-to-be bandmate, and return from a trip to the desert with a mysterious tale of murder. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/po…
 
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