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It started as an idea in our kitchen. My wife, Connie, and I thought: what if we were to pay homage to those who came before, those who were such an influence to me and my peers? We decided that this was to be a visual story bringing you along on a journey to unknown places and new experiences. There is jamming with old friends and new, and we share how it is to be musicians, now, in this place and time, while reflecting back on those who inspired us to take a chance with music. We’re just t ...
 
The light of reason seems to be fading in the tumult of our modern world. While the Information Age provides us with unprecedented access to information, it also gives disinformation an incredible power over society. The ThinkCritical Podcast exists to fight this. We do interviews, roundtables, and biweekly episodes. We also blog at www.thinkcriticalpodcast.com. Hosted by Joshua Z. Miller, Adam Schwalbe, and Gregory Leung.
 
Can we learn to make smarter choices? Listen in as host Katy Milkman--behavioral scientist, Wharton professor, and author of How to Change--shares stories of high-stakes decisions and what research reveals they can teach us. Choiceology, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, explores the lessons of behavioral economics to help you improve your judgment and change for good. Season 1 of Choiceology was hosted by Dan Heath, bestselling author of Made to Stick and Switch. Podcasts are for inf ...
 
“Story in the Public Square” is a year-round initiative to study and celebrate public storytelling. It features an annual conference, lectures, awards and student contests, as well as original scholarship about public storytelling and how those stories can affect the public debate. Story in the Public Square is a partnership between the Pell Center and The Providence Journal, and is directed by visiting fellow G. Wayne Miller with Pell Center executive director Jim Ludes.
 
Welcome to the Sound and Music Podcast – a place where extraordinary new music and ideas are brought to life by the people who make it. Each episode is hosted by Susanna Eastburn MBE alongside an invited guest host, and features interviews and music by three composers from diverse backgrounds and genres, introducing you, the listener, to new ways of understanding new music and the processes behind it. Featured composers include Shabaka Hutchings, Errollyn Wallen, Lei Liang, Reeta Loi, India ...
 
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Bad Producer Productions | The Greatest Season That Was Presents

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A new series from the team at The Greatest Season That Was Presents... US Revolution. US Revolution features Mason, Shannon Gill and American broadcaster Ed Wyatt in an exploration of Australian Rules Football's US connections. The eight-part series will feature interviews with Paul Roos, Jason Holmes and former ESPN broadcaster Bob Ley. Follow The Greatest Season That Was on Twitter - @TGSTW_Presents. The Greatest Season That Was is produced Jay Mueller and is part of the Bad Producer Podca ...
 
Interested in learning how to run a small business from the entrepreneurs that founded, operated, and in some cases sold them? Join Mr. Gabriel Flores as he welcomes business owners from all facets of the economic spectrum. From venture capital to grassroots funding, from nonprofit to c-corps; tune in every Wednesday for informative business insights as we discuss the ins-and-outs of running a business by interviewing entrepreneurs to inspire the future entrepreneur.
 
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Open Stacks brings you conversations with scholars, poets, novelists and activists on subjects as eclectic as the books on our shelves, from under-the-radar debates in the academy to pressing contemporary social issues, and from bestselling works of fiction to avant-garde poetics. Recorded live at Chicago's Seminary Co-op Bookstores, Open Stacks invites listeners to sit in on the kind of candid discussions and lively debates made possible by the participation of readers in a public space, wi ...
 
The Circle of Competence Podcast focuses on the nexus between entrepreneurship and investing, and explores each guest's journey of buying, building, and operating businesses. From real estate to technology to small business investing and more, this podcast will be a wide-ranging exploration of what it takes to build a sustainable operation in today's competitive world. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-circle-of-competence/support
 
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Episode 957 This week on the show, David Laurila is joined by Dan Dickerson, radio voice of the Detroit Tigers who last joined us back in episode 892, and Don Gonyea, a long-time political correspondent for National Public Radio and a diehard Tigers fan in his own right. Dan and Don share stories of their decades-long friendship, as well as the bas…
 
According to the CDC, more than 588,000 Americans have died from opioid overdose since 1999. Danny Strong tells the story of that epidemic in “Dopesick,” a new series on Hulu. Danny Strong is one of the most prolific TV and big-screen talents today, with more than 75 acting, screenwriting, producing, directing, show running and creating credits, th…
 
In this week’s episode, host Daniel Raimi talks with Lara Aleluia Reis, a scientist at our sister institution, the RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment. Reis and her coauthors have recently released a new study in “Lancet Planetary Health” about the connection between air pollution and climate change. The study explores how …
 
Episode 956 On this edition of FanGraphs Audio, David Laurila welcomes Rob Kaminsky, former first-rounder and St. Louis Cardinal. The pair first spoke back in 2014, and while Kaminsky has put a lot of baseball under his belt since then, he is still just 27 years old. We hear stories about coming up with Carson Kelly, Alex Reyes, and previous podcas…
 
Have you ever wanted to capture lighting in a bottle, then show the world? This episode follows the story of a Portland based photographer making her own name. From life, family to art - this is an interview for the new year. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-shades-of-entrepreneurship/donations…
 
The planet is warming. This isn’t conjecture and it isn’t political: it’s the overwhelming conclusion of climate scientists from all over the world. Now, for a long time, the debate has been over whether and how we mitigate the threats posed by climate change. But Alice C. Hill warns that debate needs to be expanded to include a discussion about th…
 
In this episode, host Daniel Raimi talks with Jennifer Haverkamp, director of the Graham Sustainability Institute at the University of Michigan, and Sarah Ladislaw, managing director of the US Program at RMI. This week is our annual year-in-review episode, in which we talk about what happened during the past year and what we’ll be watching for in t…
 
For many people, the start of a new year is an occasion to re-examine their lives, to set new goals and to give up old habits. Making New Year’s resolutions is something of a social ritual, but we see similar behaviors around other significant dates, as well--such as birthdays and anniversaries and the changing of seasons. And while it can be argue…
 
Episode 955 This week, we get stories from a baseball lifer before a casual chat about some teams that could use a little help. At the top of the show, David Laurila welcomes Manny Acta, former major league manager, current third base coach for the Mariners, and founder of the impACTA Kids charity foundation. David asks Acta about growing up in the…
 
What’s a better strategy for incentivizing innovation: the existing patent system or flashy, high-dollar prizes? This year, Elon Musk (Person of the Year in 2021, according to “Time” magazine) inspired heated debate when he announced a $100-million prize for novel carbon removal technologies. Some environmentalists were enthusiastic, though Zorina …
 
2021 is the second year of the pandemic, and it began, almost immediately, with a violent insurrection at the United States Capitol. Dr. Evelyn Farkas helps us put the big stories of the last 12 months in context even as we name the top story of 2021. Dr. Farkas has three decades of experience working on national security and foreign policy in the …
 
Episode 954 This week on FanGraphs Audio, David Laurila is joined by Jill Gearin, radio voice of the Visalia Rawhide. David and Jill discuss adjusting to broadcasting in the Arizona Fall League, interning in the Red Sox radio booth, and the occasional challenges of broadcasting solo from the press box with only your own eyes for aid. We also hear w…
 
In this week’s episode, host Daniel Raimi talks with Paul Joskow, an economics professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a member of the President’s Council at Resources for the Future. Joskow has had a long and distinguished career that spans a wide range of energy and environmental topics. In his conversation with Raimi, Joskow d…
 
Episode 953 On this week’s show, FanGraphs’ very own Hall of Fame voters go over their ballot options before a segment about the weird offseason. To kick things off, Jay Jaffe and David Laurila discuss this year’s complicated Hall of Fame ballot. They each voted for the first time last year (as discussed on episode 898), and the second time around …
 
I am sure you have heard of the term hustler before, but what does it really mean? Join Mr. Gabriel Flores as he welcomes an entrepreneur who's been hustling since the start. From being a loan shark to a realtor to finally finding an eye for brows, this episode captures an entrepreneur who is just getting started. Support this podcast at — https://…
 
The demands society places on women—the choices they make about their lives, their relationships, and their appearance—can be overwhelming. Lindsay Crouse exposes those expectations to the bright light of day and forces all of us to consider our own roles in them. Crouse is a film producer and senior editor at The New York Times. A Rhode Island nat…
 
In this week’s episode, host Daniel Raimi talks with Casey Wichman, an assistant professor in the School of Economics at Georgia Tech and an RFF university fellow. Wichman and several coauthors recently published a working paper that uses a field experiment to estimate how smart thermostats and time-varying electricity pricing can help reduce house…
 
Episode 952 On this edition of the podcast, we engage in an important Hall of Fame discussion before chatting with a pitcher on the rise. At the top of the show, Jay Jaffe welcomes Sean Gibson, executive director of the Josh Gibson Foundation; Gary Gillette, baseball author, as well as the founder and chair of the Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stad…
 
Do you hate paying taxes? Join Mr. Gabriel Flores as he welcomes a commercial real estate investor aiming to be the next Blackstone. From real estate investment to section 1031 internal revenue tax code, this episode aims to help the listener think assets over liabilities. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-shades-of-entrepreneursh…
 
There are some who argue that the United States of America as a nation, should be defined by its civic identity. A federal Republic that’s found he promised equality under the law and Liberty to all of its people. But there’s a darker side to the American history too, one built on ethnonationalism and white supremacy. Colin Woodard traces the rise …
 
In this week’s episode, host Daniel Raimi talks with Colin Jerolmack, a professor of sociology and environmental studies at New York University. Jerolmack recently published “Up to Heaven and Down to Hell: Fracking, Freedom, and Community in an American Town”—a book that Raimi insists is one of the best on the shale revolution that’s been written t…
 
Episode 951 This week we attempt to react to the tidal wave of baseball news and transactions, including a focus on two teams that look like they’re ready to compete in the AL West. To kick things off, David Laurila welcomes Matt Hicks, a radio broadcaster for the Texas Rangers, and Shannon Drayer, an ESPN radio journalist who covers the Seattle Ma…
 
On this episode of Open Stacks, the last of the fourth season, Mikki Kendall remembers a childhood at 57th Street Books and the reading that shapes her writing. We also hear from old friends Jack Cella and Colin McDonald, and from booksellers on the books they return to year after year. For a list of books discussed, music credits, and directions f…
 
Have you ever wanted to learn something new? In this episode we interview an entrepreneur experimenting to gain experience. Join Gabriel Flores as he talks home-brew and mead with a small business owner looking to find liquid gold! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-shades-of-entrepreneurship/donations…
 
Composers Blythe Pepino, Rocky Dawuni and Emily Hall share their music and thoughts exploring activism in the climate crisis. What is the place of music in climate activism, and how do composers take action in their music? From protest songs to upbeat afroroots music inspiring hope and action, we listen to the origins of Extinction Rebellion’s “Eme…
 
Every president, every public servant in the United States, raises their hand and takes an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. Robert Costa says the end of the Trump presidency saw an unprecedented threat to the Constitutional order emanating from the White House itself. Robert…
 
In this week’s episode, host Daniel Raimi talks with Kim Stanley Robinson, acclaimed author of many books, most recently “The Ministry for the Future.” Robinson’s books vividly illustrate some of the most devastating potential consequences of climate change, but that’s not all they do—the books also offer innovation and optimism, imagining the ways…
 
Episode 950 We bring you an early episode before the holiday with discussions on how the Cy Young ballots were filled out and how the Hall of Fame ballots were constructed. To begin the show, David Laurila is joined by Alex Speier of The Boston Globe and C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic to discuss their Cy Young ballots. It was a tight race in bo…
 
Recorded on October 24th, 2021 at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., this show features Asleep At The Wheel, Tim OBrien & Jan Fabricius, Ruthie Foster, Leyla McCalla, and Carsie Blanton. Podcast support provided by Digital Relativity. https://bit.ly/3cGWczxBy West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
Since early 2000, the world has become familiar with the impacts of COVID-19: isolation, mask-wearing, and, for far too many, disease and death. Dr. Shekhar Saxena says there’s another impact we are just beginning to grapple with: the way the pandemic has affected global mental health. Saxena is Professor of the Practice of Global Mental Health at …
 
In this week’s episode, host Daniel Raimi talks with Shelie Miller, a professor at the University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability. Miller describes her recent research, which investigates whether reusable products like straws and coffee cups are really more sustainable than their single-use counterparts. In part because manu…
 
Episode 949 This week on the podcast, we learn a lot about Kansas City’s farm system before a chat about potential moves before the 40-man roster deadline. To kick things off, David Laurila welcomes Drew Saylor, hitting coordinator for the Kansas City Royals. Saylor shares his journey to the position, and what it was like to begin the job just befo…
 
Want to learn a little more about the cannabis industry? Tune in as Gabriel welcomes a series entrepreneur with years in an emerging industry. From mergers and acquisition to legalizations and IPOs, this episode has a little something for every entrepreneur. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-shades-of-entrepreneurship/donations…
 
Democrats and Republicans don’t agree on much—and, generally speaking, they don’t agree on health care policy. But Robert Hackey and Todd Olszewski tell us that there is a rich history and potential for actual cooperation on policies intended to keep Americans healthy and the nation strong. Bob Hackey is a Professor of Health Policy and Management …
 
In this week’s episode, host Kristin Hayes talks with Billy Pizer, the Vice President for Research and Policy Engagement at Resources for the Future. The episode was recorded on the second-to-last day of COP26, closing out our three-part COP-focused podcast series. Pizer joins Resources Radio live from Glasgow, where he has been RFF’s eyes and ears…
 
This time on Open Stacks, with Philip Leventhal, Elizabeth Branch Dyson, Paul Yamazaki, and Dan Wells, we ask what makes a book "serious." Booksellers Amélie, Annie, and Artemie share scholarly favorites. We're releasing this episode during University Press Week 2021, the 10th annual celebration of these important institutions and the knowledge and…
 
Episode 948 On this edition of FanGraphs Audio, we are joined by a veteran journeyman before taking a look at FanGraphs’ recently released 2022 Top 50 Free Agents list. At the top of the program, David Laurila welcomes Frank Herrmann, former Cleveland and Phillies pitcher and current Chiba Lotte Marine. Herrmann shares what it has been like to play…
 
Have you ever wished to sit down with an experienced business owner like Bill Gates, Elon Musk or Warren Buffett, just to ask how they did it? In this episode we welcome a business coach out to make everyone better. If understanding how to establish a business foundation is of interest to you, then so will this next episode. Support this podcast at…
 
Forests have long been celebrated in literature as a repository or life and solitude. But Dr. Suzanne Simard says they are also an important repository of wisdom—a wisdom passed from tree to tree as they communicate with one another. Dr. Simard is a Professor of Forest Ecology in the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences at the University …
 
In this week’s episode, host Kristin Hayes talks with Suzi Kerr, chief economist at Environmental Defense Fund. Kerr’s areas of expertise include emissions pricing, climate change policy, land use, and—most relevant for this podcast episode—international climate cooperation. Kerr originally hails from New Zealand, where she helped found Motu, an ec…
 
Today we’re excited and honored to have with us, retired US Army General Stanley McChrystal. A retired four-star general with 34 years of service, Stanley was the commander of all US and coalition forces in Afghanistan from 2009 to 2010. Prior to this, he served as commander of JSOC or the Joint Special Operations Command, overseeing the US militar…
 
Episode 947 This week, we chat with an old friend before reacting to a surprise retirement and a surprise World Series champ. To begin the show, David Laurila welcomes sportswriter Will Carroll, who was David’s co-worker at Baseball Prospectus over a decade ago. The pair catch up on how sabermetrics and analytics have affected the […]…
 
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