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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 ...
 
Hot and Bothered is all about the power of romance novels. In Season 3, On Eyre, we’re taking a close look at one of the world’s most famous romance novels: Jane Eyre. Each week, Vanessa Zoltan and Lauren Sandler will read through the book and ask themselves the question 'is this still a story for our time?' Episodes release weekly on Fridays.
 
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 not say: “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” – we try and put the user back into the experience. Learn from industry leaders about their experiences and how to deal with them. ...
 
The leading site for self-help Internet radio shows focusing on ADHD and ADD, including managing symptoms of attention deficit disorder, adults with ADD, or adults who have children with ADHD. Our weekly Internet radio podcasts provide support for ADHD and ADD. Attention Talk Radio, hosted by Jeff Copper, attention and ADHD coach, is topical with an emphasis on paying attention to what is and what is not being focused on (paid attention to). The point is to put a spotlight on ATTENTION and t ...
 
The Byte Club Podcast is an archive of podcast episodes that will help startups, businesses, and entrepreneurs learn about the different tools that will need to take their software and technology ideas from idea to product!You will hear from myself, as well as some of the business heads here at Atsap - along with some special guests to give you the tools and information you need to bring your technology and software ideas to life!There will be three different types of episodes:Type 1: Round ...
 
A recurring programme of free-wheeling music review and drunken debate. But what IS IT, you ask? We get drunk, listen to and talk about music (local and otherwise), and solve the world's problems. Submit a question, song, or comment, and we will bring it up next show!! For signed glossies or to profess your love:: waxyourbrass@gmail.com Or Check Out Our Sorry Home on the Web:: waxbrasserie.podomatic.com Stay Classy South Florida. © 2006 Riot! Productions, a subsidiary of SPQR Enterprises, In ...
 
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Vanessa and Lauren have finally finished the whole dang book! This week we read the very last chapter and discuss the hegemony of marriage, Bronte's descriptions of 'true love', and why St. John gets the last word of the novel. -- As we approach the end of this book, we’d very much like to keep the show going and read Pride and Prejudice next! If y…
 
Vanessa and Matt explore the theme of Dignity in Chapter Ten of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. This week they discuss Lockhart's dignity, or lack thereof, athletes practicing ballet, and Dobby's big reveal. Throughout the episode we consider the question: is there an inherent human dignity that cannot be stripped away by others? Thank you…
 
“Santa Stole Thanksgiving for Christmas” is the title of a Jimmy Buffett Christmas song. Symptomatically, it looks to be true, but upon analysis, the retailers framed Santa! In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper (www.digcoaching.com) talks about using Thanksgiving as a tool to manage your ADHD… that is, using this holiday …
 
We're bringing back some of our Women of Harry Potter blessings as bonus episodes sprinkled into your feed. Enjoy this 2019 blessing of Cho Chang with an intro from 2021 Vanessa! -- It’s two sickles to join S.P.E.W., and only two dollars to join our Patreon for extra bloopers every week! Please consider helping us fill our Gringotts vault so we can…
 
ATSAP U: A lot of our clients have been asking about how Apple‘s iOS 14.5 update will affect their apps. If you‘ve seen the news, you know that this update has upset many large tech giants such as Facebook. But why exactly are developers so upset about this update? Join Antonino in this episode of Byte Club as he discusses how this update will affe…
 
This week we dig into publics! The Order of the Phoenix is absolutely brimming with secret, self-organized clubs and we're taking some time to consider how they're formed, what makes them powerful and why we see similarities between the Order, the Death Eaters and Dumbledore's Army. Join us as we defamiliarize the very idea of organizing through Mi…
 
Thanksgiving is an American holiday with, at best, a complicated history. Rooted in colonization and stolen land, it is also a time when families often come together and many of us reflect on the things for which we are grateful. It is this gratitude that we’ll focus on today—not Thanksgiving the holiday, but gratitude the emotion. We asked you, ou…
 
ATSAP U: As many have come to see, Apple lost its lawsuit against Epic Games in which a court ruled that Apple cannot stop developers from using payments options outside of the Apple App Store. In other words, the court said that developers can use any type of payment option they'd like when accepting payments inside of their app that is published …
 
Vanessa and Lauren reach Ferndean in chapters 36 and 37 of Jane Eyre. This week we discuss Bronte's depiction of disability, Bertha's powerful exit from the novel, and how gossip spreads in the wake of tragedy. -- As we approach the end of this book, we’d very much like to keep the show going and read Pride and Prejudice next! If you’re excited abo…
 
Vanessa and Matt explore the theme of Hate in Chapter Nine of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. This week they discuss the discovery of Mrs. Norris's petrified body, Justin Finch-Fletchley's new fear of Harry, and the trio's Polyjuice Plan. Throughout the episode we consider the question: how is hatred a distinct and particular form of animo…
 
ADHD is an executive functioning impairment. Working memory is an executive function and, thus, is impaired by ADHD. In short, for a person with ADHD, thinking inside the head is more difficult. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper (www.digcoaching.com) talks about working memory itself and as an impairment, and thinking …
 
There is no doubt that our democracy remains threatened. Donald Trump and those who supported his election lies and other corruption continue to exert influence over our political system, and the rise of authoritarianism in America risks everything we hold dear. In his new book Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Coul…
 
Vanessa and Lauren say 'no' to St. John, in Chapters 34 and 35 of Jane Eyre. This week, St. John proposes to Jane. We look at his behavior before and after the proposal, discuss his missionary zeal, and debate whether the supernatural elements of this book serve or hinder its message. -- As we approach the end of this book, we’d very much like to k…
 
Vanessa and Matt explore the theme of Frustration in Chapter Eight of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. This week they discuss the difference in how Nearly Headless Nick and Argus Filch handle their respective frustrations, the Headless Hunt's rules and regulations, and Moaning Myrtle's exile. Throughout the episode we consider the question:…
 
Got ADHD? Are you a perfectionist? Have you ever thought about what it is to be a perfectionist and if you are how to deal with it? In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper (www.digcoaching.com) interviews Dr. Sharon Saline (www.drsharonsaline.com) to get her perspective on perfectionism and ADHD. We’ll talk with her to bette…
 
We're bringing back some of our Women of Harry Potter blessings as bonus episodes sprinkled into your feed. Enjoy this 2019 blessing of Lily Potter with an intro from 2021 Vanessa! -- It’s two sickles to join S.P.E.W., and only two dollars to join our Patreon for extra bloopers every week! Please consider helping us fill our Gringotts vault so we c…
 
In October of 2021, Alyssa Milano joined other advocates and activists in the first hearing about the Equal Rights Amendment in Congress in decades. This episode is the unedited (safe to remove some dead air during a technical difficulty at the hearing) and uninterrupted. It will sound a little different than our usual episodes as a result. We've i…
 
In this episode we are joined by the wonderful Dr. Addie Merians. Addie (she/her) is a postdoc in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. She has her PhD in counseling psychology from the University of Minnesota and her research focuses on trauma and resilience, especially in relation to systemic oppression. In Season One of our reboot, we spoke with Lucia…
 
Vanessa and Lauren enter Jane’s school room in Morton, in Chapters 31 through 33 of Jane Eyre. They continue to debate whether Jane should have left Rochester, and discuss St. John’s missionary aspirations and Rosamund’s beauty. As you’ll hear in this week’s episode, we’re starting to think about the end of Jane Eyre! We’d very much like to read Pr…
 
Vanessa and Matt explore the theme of Forgiveness in Chapter Seven of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. This week they discuss Ron's broken wand, the book's possible critiques of retaliation, and Hagrid's exile. Throughout the episode we consider the question: how can we understand forgiveness without putting an unfair burden on victims? Tha…
 
What have we learned about humanity and ADHD during the pandemic? What positive impact did it have on the mental health field? And what are the concerns for the future? In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper (www.digcoaching.com) interviews Dr. David Mou, Chief Medical Officer at Cerebral (www.getcerebral.com/attentiontalk)…
 
Who's shouting the loudest and whose voice carries the most weight? Make it pop, add some design magic, can we do something cool – heard these phrases when you've done a design? We're here to help. In this episode, we talk about our experiences with design by committee. What is it, how do you quell those loud opinionated voices? It's difficult, rig…
 
In the view of this podcast, the National Rifle Association is one of the most evil organizations in America. Through its financial influence, it’s allowed the wholesale slaughter of 40,000 Americans a year so that its funders can keep making money. But things are not all rosy at the NRA, and we’ve asked Tim Mak, NPR’s Washington Investigative Corr…
 
This week, we find that Jane has run away from Thornfield and is wandering the moors of England without a shilling to her name. Vanessa and Lauren discuss homelessness past and present and its tropes in literature. We also meet four brand new characters: The three Rivers siblings and their housekeeper Hannah. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and o…
 
Vanessa and Matt explore the theme of Narcissism in Chapter Six of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. This week they discuss the efficacy of Molly's Howler in teaching Ron his lesson, Justin Finch-Fletchley's introduction to the trio, and Lockhart's teaching style. Throughout the episode we consider the question: how can we better see and res…
 
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