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Our lives have changed – our politics need to change too. Now is a time for us to remember that we need each other as Americans. Now is a time for us to reject those voices that say we don’t. The Braver Angels Podcast brings you face to face with leading voices from across the divide alongside remarkable Americans you did not know existed. Experience a movement to reignite the spirit of America and defeat the forces that divide us. With John Wood, Jr., Ciaran O’Connor and April Lawson.
 
The Projection Booth has been recognized as a premier film podcast by The Washington Post, The A.V. Club, IndieWire, Entertainment Weekly, and Filmmaker Magazine. With over 500 episodes to date and an ever-growing fan base, The Projection Booth regularly attracts special guest talent eager to discuss their past gems, including Elliott Gould, John Waters, Ed Harris, Luke Wilson, Chris Elliott, Ellen Burstyn, Bruce Dern, Willem Dafoe, Michael Palin, Tim Rice, John Landis, William Friedkin, Jul ...
 
CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO began as a three-hour film, TV and video game music radio program in 1996. It is now a podcast channel that hosts a variety of specialized programming covering all aspects of film, TV and video game music. CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO’s Flagship Show is still hosted and produced by Erik Woods and features a wide variety of new and old film, TV and video game scores. Other programs include THE ARCHIVE WITH JASON DRURY, THE ANIME SPECTACULAR, OBSCURE SCORES, COMPOSER CONVERSATIO ...
 
The vagabond, Paragot, a truly eccentric bohemian and a wandering scholar with a mysterious past, adopts a London street urchin (whom he calls Asticot) by purchasing him from his mother for half a crown. Paragot leads Asticot on various adventures through 19th century Europe, eventually arriving in Paris. Here Paragot’s dark romantic past begins to catch up with him. (Summary by Simon Evers)
 
Join me as I look at every Prime Minister of Canada from Sir John A. Macdonald to Justin Trudeau. I look at the good, the bad and everything else the leaders of Canada have been involved in. See why they left their mark on Canada, why they maybe weren't always great people and why they are part of our history.
 
Set during WWI in England, The Red Planet is a rich tale about the life in a little English town from the point of view of Major Duncan Meredyth, a disabled veteran of the Boer Wars. As he struggles to keep his life and the lives of those he cares for in harmony, he must also shelter a dark secret regarding one of the village's favorite sons. The Red Planet was the third bestselling novel in the United States for 1917. (Summary by Miss Stav)
 
New York Times bestselling novelist William Bernhardt discusses the latest news from the world of books and publishing, plus interviews with major authors, agents, editors, and other professionals. What is a red sneaker writer? A committed writer seeking useful instruction and guidance rather than obfuscation and attitude. Red sneakers get the job done, and so do red sneaker writers, by paying close attention to their art and craft, committing to hard work, and never quitting. Are you a red ...
 
Leaders’ Voices from the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change brings the ultimate insider’s view on the challenges of government. Government leaders past and present from around the world – Ministers, Mayors, PermSecs, and Presidents – join senior staff from TBI’s Governance team to share their reflections on what it takes to lead reform and deliver change in office.
 
Arcade Outsiders, the irreverent and fun podcast about collecting, restoring, and repairing vintage arcade and pinball games starring John “blkdog7” Jacobsen (John’s Arcade and the Video Game Outsiders podcast) along with long time super collectors Joe “Jow” Senigaglia, and Shawn “Phetishboy” Williams. Join us each week for a huge dose of retro gaming goodness as we talk about our arcade and pinball collecting adventures!
 
Disruptive Peacemakers is a podcast that features interviews with interesting people who are committed to anti-racism, racial justice and racial reconciliation. Our guests will be a mix of people who have in-depth knowledge and experience working in this area and everyday people who are at various stages on the journey toward authentic peacemaking and reconciliation. The conversations will center around how to disrupt and shatter racist strongholds in the Christian Church through the biblica ...
 
G.E. Lessing, widely regarded by students of theater as the world's first dramaturg, was also one of the first proponents of the German bourgeois tragedy. Miss Sara Sampson, in which a young woman runs off with a ne'er-do-well who is still entangled with his former mistress, was a reaction against the Voltarian verse drama popular in the eighteenth century. (Summary by Arielle Lipshaw) Cast: Sir William Sampson: Anthony Miss Sara Sampson, his daughter: Arielle Lipshaw Mellefont: Algy Pug Mar ...
 
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The Illinois Tollways have lacked representatives in its booths for over a year and drivers are navigating the technological space to pay for their tolls. Illinois Tollway Spokesperson Joelle McGinnis joins John Williams to answer questions from listeners about their transponders and more. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3861366/Clearing_confusion…
 
Sheba Williams is the founder of Nolef Turns and an advocate with deeply personal experience surviving life after incarceration. In this episode of the Braver Angels Podcast, Sheba chats with John Wood, Jr. and Silas Kulkarni about her recent appearance in the Braver Angels Coliseum Debate on Voting Rights and the efforts underway to bring together…
 
Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana joins John Williams to discuss the Jan 6 insurrection hearings. Rep. Banks was rejected by speaker Nancy Pelosi from being on the insurrection commission. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3860996/3860996_2021-07-29-182636.64kmono.mp3 As Jan. 6 probe begins, Dem vows: ‘We have to get it right’…
 
Cellist extraordinaire talks his distinguished career as a studio musician in Hollywood and his many collaborations with John Williams, including his exquisite solo playing for such scores as Angela’s Ashes, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Memoirs of a Geisha and Munich, offering precious thoughts about the Maestro’s music and his creative process wi…
 
The Statue and Monument Review Task Force Spokesperson State Representative Tim Butler (87th-Springfield) joins John Williams to describe who decides which statues to bring down after their legacies have come into question. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3861361/The_Statue_and_Monument_Review_Task_Force_It_s_hard_to_evaluate_people_like_Abraham_L…
 
Secretary of State Press Secretary Dave Druker joins John Williams to answer questions about the Real ID, whose deadline has been extended to May 2023. And he talks about the to-dos we all have to go to the DMV for. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3861357/Secretary_of_State_extends_the_Real_ID_deadline_to_May_2023_2021-07-30-174157.64kmono.mp3…
 
For decades Stephen King has inspired readers and artists, making him among the most successful authors of his generation. His impact on the world of cinema and television is arguably unmatched by any other novelist, and some of Hollywood’s most talented and respected filmmakers have adapted his work. However, what gets less attention is that an eq…
 
This month’s Your Hometown is highlighting West Town. Molly Mobley, lead talent buyer at Empty Bottle, joins John Williams to talk about what Empty Bottle is offering now that we’re somewhat out of the pandemic. She also shares some of the history of the decades-old venue. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3861014/3861014_2021-07-29-183414.64kmono.m…
 
Earlier this week, John Williams and his former producer Matt Bubala reminisced about the (mis)adventure with the “Huriball.” What’s the “Huriball?,” you may ask. It was a 9 1/2 foot golf ball-like capsule designed and built by a group of adventurers to allow them to experience the force of a hurricane by safely floating in ocean waters. Except… it…
 
(note: time stamps are without ads & may be off a little) This week Beth and Wendy discuss Baljit Singh Buttar, who went by the nickname Bal. He was a member of an Indo-Canadian gang in the Vancouver area of British Columbia, and it’s unknown how many people he killed, but more than one! We dive into the setting (09:29), the killers early life (25:…
 
The Mincing Rascals are John Williams of WGN Radio, Eric Zorn formerly of Chicago Tribune, Brandon Pope of WCIU and Heather Cherone of WTTW. They begin by discussing Simone Biles’ decision to remove herself from Olympics competitions and the backlash she’s received as a result. They go on to talk about the city’s current COVID protocols and the opt…
 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Women’s Gymnastics Coach Nadalie Walsh joins John Williams to react to Simone Biles’ decision to withdraw from the Olympics due to mental health concerns. And she describes how she would approach an athlete who doesn’t seem to be in the right spirits to perform her craft. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3…
 
Welcoming to part two of our special interview with Austin Wintory, which is part of the continuing series of film, TV and video game composer interviews on the CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO PODCAST NETWORK. In March 2021 for the CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO PODCAST NETWORK, via Zoom, Jason Drury had the pleasure of talking to Austin Wintory. In part one, Austin …
 
We take a look at Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman. In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin’s son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest of gods; and Loki―son of a giant―blood brother to Odin and a trickster and unsurpassable manipu…
 
Bestselling author William Bernhardt discusses the latest news from the world of books, offers writing tips, and interviews Barry Friedman, stand-up comedian and author of several books, including The Joke Was One Me. Chapter 1: Introduction Come to WriterCon, our annual writers conference held over Labor Day weekend, September 3-6. This year’s con…
 
Spaghetti Western Month continues with a look at the Sabata films. The first and third films star Lee Van Cleef as Sabata, a bounty killer with a penchant for gadgets. Mark Begley and Heather Drain join Mike to discuss the three official Sabata films and four of the knock-offs which have little to nothing to do with the titular gunfighter.…
 
Jay Doherty is the 17-year-old who previously interned for John Williams, and who is now recording voiceovers for clients in 58 different countries. One of his clients this year was the Olympic Committee! https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3860262/Former_Intern_Jay_Doherty_voiced_an_Olympics_promo__2021-07-27-185402.64kmono.mp3 Former WGN Radio inter…
 
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