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Athrabeth

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Athrabeth

Jude Vais & Stef Midlock

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Athrabeth is a monthly podcast that invites you down the lesser trod paths of Tolkien's Legendarium. Each episode we pick a single chapter, essay, fragment, or topic, and do a deep dive, exploring it as both fans and scholars.
 
As they explore the work of J. R. R. Tolkien, hosts Alan Sisto and Shawn E. Marchese welcome readers of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and the other works in the Middle-earth legendarium to tune in as they discuss favorite passages from the books and films that started the worldwide fantasy phenomenon. Alan and Shawn engage in plenty of in-depth study of Tolkien's books, but with a healthy dose of self-effacing humor, pop-culture references, and bad puns. These are the ...
 
Home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare materials. Advancing knowledge and the arts. Discover it all at www.folger.edu. Shakespeare turns up in the most interesting places—not just literature and the stage, but science and social history as well. Our "Shakespeare Unlimited" podcast explores the fascinating and varied connections between Shakespeare, his works, and the world around us.
 
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Amon Sûl

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Amon Sûl

Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick and Ancient Faith Radio

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Exploring the Tolkien Legendarium with the Christian Faith - Join Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick, Richard Rohlin and their guest co-hosts as they explore the life, works and Middle-earth legendarium of author J. R. R. Tolkien, informed by the Orthodox Christian faith.
 
Was the name signed to the world's most famous plays and poems a pseudonym? Was the man from Stratford that history attributed the work to even capable of writing them? Join Theatrical Actor/Writer/Director and Shakespeare connoisseur Steven Sabel as he welcomes a variety of guests to explore literary history's greatest mystery… Who was the writer behind the pen name "William Shakespeare?" Part of the Dragon Wagon Radio independent podcast network.
 
The Play's the Thing is the ultimate podcast resource for lovers of Shakespeare. Dedicating six episodes to each play (one per act, plus a Q&A episode), this podcast explores the themes, scenes, characters, and lines that make Shakespeare so memorable. In the end, we will cover every play The Bard wrote, thus permitting an ongoing contemplation and celebration of the most important writer of all time. Join us. The Play’s the Thing is presented by The CiRCE Podcast Network. See acast.com/priv ...
 
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No Stupid Questions

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No Stupid Questions

Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher

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Stephen Dubner (co-author of the Freakonomics book series) and research psychologist Angela Duckworth (author of Grit) really like to ask people questions, and came to believe there’s no such thing as a stupid one. So they made a podcast where they can ask each other as many “stupid questions” as they want. New episodes each week. No Stupid Questions is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
Each weekday, Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal and Kimberly Adams make today make sense. Along with our supersmart listeners, we break down happenings in tech, the economy and culture. Every Tuesday we bring on a guest to dive deeper into one important topic. Because none of us is as smart as all of us.
 
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Noble Blood

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Noble Blood

iHeartPodcasts and Grim & Mild

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Author Dana Schwartz explores the stories of some of history’s most fascinating royals: the tyrants and the tragic, the murderers and the murdered, and everyone in between. Because when you’re wearing a crown, mistakes often mean blood.
 
Lewis Howes is a New York Times best-selling author, 2x All-American athlete, keynote speaker, and entrepreneur. The School of Greatness shares inspiring interviews from the most successful people on the planet—world-renowned leaders in business, entertainment, sports, science, health, and literature—to inspire YOU to unlock your inner greatness and live your best life.
 
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Freakonomics Radio

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Freakonomics Radio

Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher

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Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.
 
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 ...
 
Steve Levitt, the iconoclastic University of Chicago economist and co-author of the Freakonomics book series, tracks down other high achievers and asks questions that only he would think to ask. Guests include all-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, WNBA champion Sue Bird, Operation Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui, and neuroscientist/actress Mayim Bialik. People I (Mostly) Admire is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
Hosts John and Hank Green (authors and YouTubers) offer both humorous and heartfelt advice about life’s big and small questions. They bring their personal passions to each episode by sharing the week’s news from Mars (the planet) and AFC Wimbledon (the third-tier English football club).
 
We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “The Data Detective”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. New episodes every other Friday. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.
 
Cal Newport is a computer science professor and a New York Times bestselling author who writes about the impact of technology on society, and the struggle to work and live deeply in a world increasingly mired in digital distractions. On this podcast, he answers questions from his readers and offers advice about cultivating focus, productivity, and meaning amidst the noise that pervades our lives.
 
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The Tim Ferriss Show

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The Tim Ferriss Show

Tim Ferriss: Bestselling Author, Human Guinea Pig

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Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.
 
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How To!

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How To!

Slate Podcasts

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You’ve got questions. Together, we get answers. Each week on How To!, Amanda Ripley (bestselling author of High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out, The Unthinkable, and The Smartest Kids in the World) takes on listeners’ toughest problems and, with the help of experts, finds the answers to questions you’ve always wanted to ask, but couldn’t. Until now.
 
He’s a multiple world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy, and a New York Times best-selling author. Listen in as Chris Jericho interviews some of the biggest names in wrestling, entertainment, comedy, and the paranormal. Don’t miss his unique, engaging, weekly take on all things pop culture.
 
For centuries, all sorts of people—generals and politicians, athletes and coaches, writers and leaders—have looked to the teachings of Stoicism to help guide their lives. Each day, author and speaker Ryan Holiday brings you a new lesson about life, inspired by the thoughts and writings of great Stoic thinkers like Marcus Aurelius and Seneca the Younger. Daily Stoic Podcast also features Q+As with listeners and interviews with notable figures from sports, academia, politics, and more. Learn m ...
 
Mark Levin is one of the hottest talk radio hosts in America. A prominent conservative commentator, best-selling author and constitutional scholar, Mark offers fresh takes on daily news headlines and dissects important events of the day. Heard weeknights on nearly 400 radio stations, Levin is loved in every corner of America. He cuts through the noise with his passion and intellect, often saying things others won’t. Or as Mark himself would declare: “That’s right. I said it!”
 
Deep in America’s heartland, on a scorching July 4th weekend in 1981, an alarm went out––the massive farmhouse of an Ohio family was engulfed in flames. All four residents were found dead. But was it the fire that killed them? In season 2 of PAPER GHOSTS, investigative journalist and bestselling true crime author M. William Phelps' search for answers takes a turn after the discovery of declassified documents and a cache of never-before-heard audio tapes help expose the dark truth behind what ...
 
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A girl frozen in ice is thawed out speaking a language no one understands in the new literary thriller from Erica Ferencik. Ally Wilkes takes us to the depths of Antarctica with her Edwardian horror novel. Then we kick off our summer read series with the delightful debut from Christine Simon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.c…
 
This episode features the unbelievable true life story of Jaymee's friend and Dharma brother Dorje Tsewang, who at the age of 21 escaped the Chinese occupation of his homeland Tibet on foot in an arduous journey through the Himalayan Mountains. Dorje, a Tibetan Buddhist in a group of 12 faced sub zero weather conditions with no shelter, empty pocke…
 
Latest Book Other books by A.M. Adair Show Notes & Links As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. When possible, I also use affiliate links from other affiliate programs so I might earn a commission from any links clicked on this website. Author mentions during the podcast: R. L. Stine Christopher Pike James... The post MTTA 185: A.…
 
S7E25: In this episode, meet professor of law and philosophy Scott Hershovitz, co-founder and former CEO of Bonobos Andy Dunn, and former Navy SEAL and founder of Escape the Wolf Clint Emerson. Tune in to hear what each of these authors is most excited for listeners to hear in their audiobooks. Enjoy!Nasty, Brutish, and Short by Scott Hershovitz: h…
 
It's time to start enjoying a #mystery and #suspense story! Join us on Off The Shelf #Books #podcast! Listener dial-in number: (347) 994-3490 Author Denise Turney treats Off The Shelf listeners to a LIVE reading from her new novel, Escaping Toward Freedom. Denise Turney pivots during this Off The Shelf episode. Instead of interviewing another featu…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Sara Paretsky, author of Overboard: A Novel (V.I. Warshawski Novels Book 22). Legendary detective V.I. Warshawski uncovers a nefarious conspiracy preying on Chicago’s weak and vulnerable, in this thrilling novel from New York Times bestseller Sara Paretsky. On her way home from an all-night surveillance job, V.I. W…
 
What happened in Buffalo, NY was horrible and this 18-year-old killer should face the death penalty but he can’t because it’s NY. As the nation becomes more diverse because of immigration and other reasons it's even more of a need to keep the nation together. The racist shooter chose that supermarket because it had a high number of African American…
 
Ryan talks to Michael Ian Black about how becoming a father forced him to face his emotionally cauterized state, how the theater became his escape from reality, our obligation as human beings to serve the common good, and more. Michael Ian Black is a multi-media talent who’s starred in numerous films and TV series, written and/or directed two films…
 
On Friday's Mark Levin Show, a Federal judge in Louisiana has blocked the Biden administration’s effort to take out Title 42, which would have resulted in 18,000 illegal immigrants entering the U.S. each day. No country can handle that much immigration at once, and at the same time we're told the great replacement theory is just a white supremacist…
 
It’s Friday, and the S&P 500 is at risk of becoming what economists call a bear market — when stock prices fall for a prolonged time. But how bad is that, actually? We’ve got some context. Plus, the Law School Admissions Test may become optional, and our hosts share their thoughts on the strong dollar and a pizza musical. We end with a round of Hal…
 
Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to deconstruct world-class performers to tease out the routines, habits, et cetera that you can apply to your own life. This is a special inbetweenisode, which serves as a recap of the episodes from last month. It features a short clip from each conversation in one place so you …
 
In this episode, Dinesh continues his refutations of smart--and dumb--critiques of the documentary. Dinesh focuses on the multiple omissions and deceptions in Tom Dreisbach's NPR article purporting to refute "2000 Mules." Dinesh also explains the mystery of how the Trojan warrior Ripheus ended up in the upper circle of Dante's Paradiso. See omnystu…
 
In this episode, I address the brewing controversy over the latest move by the World Health Organization. News Picks: Durham trial: Baker '100% confident' Sussmann told him he was acting alone. Pro-Maskers May Be Laying The Groundwork To Bring Back COVID Restrictions. End of life doctor describes the process of dying. Copyright Bongino Inc All Righ…
 
Teachers and other education workers are up against pandemic burnout, understaffed schools and wages that aren’t keeping up with inflation. As a result, a recent study has revealed that job satisfaction among those in the profession is at its lowest levels, forcing already-burdened teachers to leave at record rates. U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Ye…
 
President Biden is in South Korea today, the first of a five-day Asia tour. His first stop? A Samsung computer chip factory. A similar one is to be built in Texas. The president is using his visit to the Samsung plant to push lawmakers here in the U.S. to provide billions of dollars in funding for domestic chip manufacturing. Big retailers are repo…
 
By 1966, Hot Springs, Arkansas wasn’t your typical sleepy little Southern town. Once a favorite destination for mobsters like Al Capone and Lucky Luciano, illegal activities continued to lure out-of-state gamblers, flim-flam men, and high rollers to its racetracks, clubs, and bordellos. Still, the town was shaken to its core after a girl was found …
 
From the BBC World Service: Canada says it will ban two of China’s biggest telecoms equipment makers, Huawei and ZTE, from working on its 5G phone networks. Also, the BBC visits the Ukrainian port city of Odessa to hear how grain exports are being blocked by Russia, and the Bank of England’s efforts to improve financial literacy, one Beanie Baby at…
 
Ryan talks about the importance of taming your temper. The Stoics have some of the smartest and most applicable insights about getting your anger contained. For a high level introduction to some of those insights, check out this article: Anger Management: 8 Strategies Backed By Two Thousand Years of Practice. Or if you really want to get serious ab…
 
Today's guest is Clinton Ober, the CEO of Earth FX Inc., a research and development company located in Palm Springs, California. He first learned of grounding when installing Cable TV systems in Billings, Montana in the early 1960’s. A decade later, he formed Telecrafter Corporation and built it into the largest provider of cable installation servi…
 
Martin Kove is Sensei John Kreese on “Cobra Kai” and the “Karate Kid” trilogy, and has a great story about how he landed the role in the first place! He talks about the casts’ initial reaction to the “Karate Kid” script and movie, his then-wife’s review of the Kreese character, bringing Sensei Kreese back to the “Cobra Kai” series, and working with…
 
When Billy Joel agreed to let dance legend Twyla Tharp turn his songs into a Broadway musical it seemed like a surefire hit. But in previews, Movin’ Out was panned by the critics. It was soon headed for Broadway and was set to be an expensive and embarrassing failure.So how could Twyla turn things around and avert disaster before opening night? For…
 
On Thursday's Mark Levin Show, the stock market hasn't been this bad since 1932 and if President Biden doesn't improve his handling of the economy we will go from a recession to a depression. Every time a nation goes into a recession the government gets stronger and the individual gets weaker. The electrical grid already faces brown-outs and blacko…
 
This Thursday, we talk about the news that home sales slowed in April, though prices still set records. And, the Joe Biden administration tries to increase the supply of baby formula using the Defense Production Act. It’s a welcome help to parents, but how did we get here? Plus, more stories from Ukraine that show the toll of the war. We’ll see you…
 
An unusual episode of Full Disclosure: one in which the identity of our guest is not revealed. No name, no gender, no details about where they grew up or went to school. The Secret Barrister is a criminal lawyer, best-selling author and Twitter stalwart. Their latest book, Nothing but the Truth attempts to establish why the public at large thinks w…
 
In this episode, I address the shocking video from Capitol Hill yesterday that exposes the growing insanity of the left. News Picks: Biden admin to 'pause' Disinformation Governance Board after backlash. Why are kids still being locked out of school? Homeland Security Pick To Clean Up ‘Disinfo Board’ Pushed Disinfo Himself. PolitiFact Is to Fact Wh…
 
How much impact will inflation have on profits? Will higher interest rates lead a recession? Investors are getting out of stocks at a rate that’s causing the markets to fall at concerning levels. To navigate through some of this, we consult with Barry Ritholtz, a veteran who has seen it all. Also, companies have been trying to get employees back in…
 
But first … we attempt to put yesterday’s down market numbers into context, even though the market doesn’t appear any better this morning. The Department of Education is offering guidance on how colleges can utilize government funding to address the mental health of students. Marketplace’s Stephanie Hughes just spoke with U.S. Secretary of Educatio…
 
From the BBC World Service: As Australians head to the polls this weekend, new data says unemployment is its lowest since the 1970s, but inflation and youth unemployment remain major focuses for voters. Also, Sri Lanka defaults on international debt and the BBC visits a “secret school” defying the Taliban to continue teaching Afghan girls. Your don…
 
Ryan talks about the Stoics view on suicide, and reads The Daily Stoic’s entry of the day. If you or someone you know is in a mental health crisis and you live in the USA, please call 1-800-273-8255 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline today. You can also text 741741 for help in a crisis. KiwiCo is a subscription service that delivers …
 
Andrew and Jules talk about what drives people to hateful acts of violence, how to build community in the era of remote work, and the core principles of the Forward Party. Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/gbFBZrM9R8o Follow Jules Terpak: https://twitter.com/julesterpak | https://beacons.ai/julesterpak Follow Andrew Yang: https://twit…
 
On Wednesday’s Mark Levin Show, why isn't existing immigration law being enforced at the southern border? President Biden himself has admitted in the past that White Europeans will be a minority in the US due to a nonstop stream of immigration. Biden also ignores the antisemitism of the Buffalo, NY shooter and tries to blame the "replacement theory…
 
It’s Whaddya Wanna Know Wednesday, and Kai Ryssdal and Kimberly Adams are answering your questions, including one from a listener who wonders what the Fed reducing its balance sheet means for mortgage rates. We also dig into what it takes to harness tidal power, and why it’s not a bigger source of renewable energy. Here’s everything we talked about…
 
In this episode, Dinesh answers some plausible objections to the documentary, such as, "But isn't this just a case of legal votes being delivered in an illegal way?" Dinesh also shows how the movie has broken out into the cultural mainstream, and the Left can't ignore it any longer. Former Trump attorney Jenna Ellis joins Dinesh to talk about the t…
 
The left wing is losing their minds over the elections last night. In this episode, I address the latest fairytales and conspiracy theories being promoted. Also, I discuss the exposing practice of surveilling you where you work. News Picks: Go Woke, Go Broke: Disney's 'Positive' Rating Plummets to 33%. Your boss may have a file on you. The Biden “t…
 
Having arrived to Beleriand, Fëanor wastes no time in confronting Morgoth. WATCH THE VIDEO» https://youtu.be/NfTQcLXGQHY EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS » Kaitlyn of Tea with Tolkien, John R, Jacob Lockham QUOTE OF THE WEEK: "His prayer was answered swiftly. For Manwë to whom all birds are dear, and to whom they bring news upon Taniquetil from Middle-earth, ha…
 
Ferdinand Marcos Jr., son of an ousted dictator and whose mother Imelda was known for her legendary collection of footwear, is poised to become the next president of the Philippines. To help us parse what this could mean for the rest of the world and how the Philippines got to this point, we spoke with the BBC’s Howard Johnson. Additionally, we hav…
 
Nicknamed “the most beautiful woman in Alaska,” 31-year-old Diane Wells was bruised and bloodied when she screamed for help in the early hours of October 17, 1953. Her husband Cecil, a wealthy Fairbanks businessman, had been shot dead, and she claimed they were the victims of a brutal home invasion. Blonde, glamorous and 20 years younger than Cecil…
 
The price of crude oil is down about 13% since hitting roughly $130 a barrel in early March, when Russia invaded Ukraine. At the same time, the price of gasoline at the pump keeps rising, reaching new records every day. What’s going on? To help explain, we spoke to Javier Blas, a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering energy and commodities. Plus, th…
 
From the BBC World Service: U.K. inflation jumped to 9% in the 12 months to April, up from 7% in March, as higher energy bills hit millions of households. Also, could Chevron get the green light to re-start work in Venezuela? And Spain’s government proposes new laws around abortion rights. Your donation powers the journalism you rely on. Give today…
 
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