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History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
 
They are natural-born-leaders with a never-ending thirst for power. Through force and deceit, they rise through the ranks towards radicalism—eliminating anyone who stands in their way. Every Tuesday, delve into the minds, and motives, behind some of the world’s most infamous leaders in Parcast’s original series, DICTATORS. Each dictator is analyzed in 2-part episodes...with the first giving insight into their rise to power, and the second chronicling the impact of their downfall.
 
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. New episodes every two weeks, on Tuesdays.
 
In case you haven't heard, the news never stops. It's happening RIGHT NOW. So if you like yourself some news and love yourself Some More News, you'll likely have positive feelings about Even More News, the podcast companion to the "hit" YouTube series Some More News, brought to you by your co-hosts Cody Johnston and Katy Stoll.
 
You spend a quarter of your life at work. You should enjoy it! Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes you inside the minds of some of the world’s most unusual professionals to discover the keys to a better work life. From learning how to love your rivals to harnessing the power of frustration, one thing’s for sure: You’ll never see your job the same way again. Produced in partnership with Transmitter Media.
 
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.
 
Former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett and a panel of comedians, actors, journalists, and some of the many famous Friends of the Pod appear before a live audience to break down the week’s biggest news. Quizzes! Impressions! Shouting at cable news clips! And everyone’s favorite: nuanced discussion. New episodes every Saturday.
 
You know what's long, tedious and boring? Surgery. You know what isn't? This new podcast! Join Scrubs co-stars and real-life best friends Zach Braff and Donald Faison for a weekly comedy podcast where they relive the hit TV show, one episode at a time. Each week, these BFFs will discuss an episode of Scrubs, sharing behind-the-scenes stories and reminiscing on some of their favorite memories from filming. They’ll also connect with Scrubs super fans and feature beloved show cast members for e ...
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
 
THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting places are: Silvia's Blood, That's Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever's most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged! We're a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
 
The best source on our cultural identity is not the official, historical record — ask any anthropologist, it’s the town dump. Ephemera — those things that were just barely saved, and in some cases not saved at all — emanate with secrets we can only glimpse and mysteries we can never completely answer. The stories may be unfamiliar, but the themes are universal; this is a looking glass, a window into our own fragile, material existence that begs the question, “How will I be remembered?”
 
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.
 
It Was Said is a limited documentary podcast series looking back on some of the most powerful, impactful and timeless speeches in American history. Written and narrated by Pulitzer Prize winning and best-selling author-historian Jon Meacham, and created, directed and produced by Peabody-nominated C13Originals Studios in association with The HISTORY® Channel, this series takes you through 10 speeches for the inaugural season. Meacham offers expert insight and analysis into their origins, the ...
 
Beyond the beaches, the theme parks, the palm trees and the warm breezes lies the dark side of the Sunshine State. Wondery and the South Florida Sun Sentinel present a true-crime podcast that bring you stories of some of Florida’s most notorious and stunning crimes. Hosted by EmmaKate Austin, Season 2 will take you through some of the darkest corners we’ve explored yet. New episodes are coming Oct. 2 and will be released every Tuesday. Visit FeloniousFlorida.com.
 
New Episodes Every Saturday at 4AM ET! This channel is dedicated to the distribution of ideas so that they be made accessible to anyone. Some key theoretical domains that this channel explores, but that is not limited to, include Feminism, Gender and Queer theory, Post-Structuralism, Structuralism, Psychoanalysis, Marxism, Rhetoric, Epistemology, Ontology, and Phenomenology. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIq2xNjGAof0cCUaKbco6HQ
 
Think nothing ever happens in your town? Australia's suburbs are home to some of the most mysterious and disturbing true crime cases in the world. Meshel Laurie is a true crime obsessive. Emily Webb is a true crime author. And together with expert interviews with writers, victims, investigators and perpetrators, they probe the underbelly of our towns and suburbs, and uncover the darkness at the heart of Australian life. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/australiantruecrime.
 
For over forty years Jim Ross has been the Voice of Wrestling. From starting as referee in the regional territories to becoming the Executive Vice President for WWE, nobody has a story quite like Jim Ross. From recruiting and hiring some of the biggest superstars in the industry to providing the soundtrack for the most important moments in wrestling history, "Good Ole JR" was there for it all. Join us every Thursday morning as Conrad Thompson grills JR like you've never heard before, uncut a ...
 
The world is full of HOT TAKES and we break them down in our own way in #SomeDude. Get involved in the conversation! Use the hashtag #SomeDudePod and tag @mikeb_chr and @JRBANG !Rate, Like, Subscribe and Download the #SomeDudePod on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Play
 
The podcast that transports you to the ancient world and back, with some good conversation along the way. It's not just about ancient Greece. It's about a huge chunk of human history that the Greek texts give us access to: from Egypt and Babylon, to Persia, to Carthage and Rome, we'll sail the wine-dark sea of history with some expert guides at the helm. Topics will include archaeology, literature, and philosophy. New episode every month.
 
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Once more unto the void dear friends! On today's lackluster episode the gents discuss... A TikToker with mental illness, with a million dollar idea. The untold benefits of having to slaughter an animal for meat. People who blacklist themselves by having naughty opinions. Why we are firmly in the don't hit your kids, camp of parenting. How the middl…
 
Down with Napoleon! Long live Mother Russia! Ole Kutuzov and the gang aren’t the only winners here. Anyone who has read through the entirety of War and Peace — David, Nathan, and Nick now counting themselves as part of the club — knows that Tolstoy’s masterpiece and its ruminations on free will, history, and tragedy of both micro and macro proporti…
 
#TheDuo sits down for another #TYST to discuss all things RELEVANT! @jus_jerr gives his opinion of Black Widow, they recap their LIVE show with FuqYoCouch, and they give their HONEST review on @thehauntedhousecle!! @theluckylav let's loose on "Abigail" (Karen from Victoria's Secret) and Joseline's Cabaret. We at EDSP are SUPER proud of Tabitha Brow…
 
Topics: - The left cancels the Alamo, claims those who died defending the Alamo should not be taught to Texan children as "heroic" in schools - Disney removes gendered language from fireworks show introduction - San Fran robberies are up 750% in some areas, DA's office official blames concerns for crime on white supremacy - Teachers unions are bein…
 
In this episode, Mike B and J.R. Bang break down ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith's comments about Los Angeles Angels Superstar Shohei Ohtani and Yankees legend CC Sabathia's thoughts on Blacks in Baseball. The guys also talk about the US Basketball Team's chances to win a 2021 Olympic Gold Medal, Showtime's The Chi recap, and more! #SomeDudePod R…
 
We're back, after a longer hiatus than intended, but we're here. Nick and Alyse have unpacked the mics, and sat down with the early classic Simpsons episodes you know and love. Nick talks about some Video Games he's been playing and we talk about local public utilities. We wrap it up with a discussion of Mork Borg, and a few other lesser known TTRP…
 
Hi. On today's episode, Cody, Katy, and producer Jonathan Harris talk about why the Olympics shouldn't be happening this week (or maybe ever), why it's probably not going to save the world to manufacture cars in space, and how a mental health pilot program that replaces cops with social workers is working! Get an extra 3 months Free on a one year p…
 
Nathaniel Bar-Jonah is the Cookbook Killer, and his crimes are truly as gruesome as his name implies. Nathaniel was eventually convicted of kidnapping, torturing, murdering, and allegedly EATING his victims, all of whom were children! The case is crazy, and Nathaniel managed to evade justice for years! When authorities finally caught up to him, the…
 
The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are finally here, after being delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. From Ancient Greece to when it was reborn in 1896, the tournament has nearly 3,000 years of history. Sports historian, Professor Martin Polley from De Monfort University, joins Dan on the podcast to tell the, sometimes surprising, story of the compe…
 
As billionaires jet off to space should we abolish them here on earth? In this week's debate professor Linsey McGoey of Essex University and Ryan Bourne of the Cato Institute go head to head on whether society should tolerate the existence of billionaires. The debate was chaired by Economics editor at BBC Newsnight Ben Chu. For the Intelligence Squ…
 
On this episode of Grilling JR, listen as JR and Conrad revisit WWF Invasion 2001 from July 22, 2001 at the Gund Arena in Cleveland, OH. This was the most successful PPV in company history that was not a WrestleMania. Topics the guys discuss include a 10-man tag team main event between Team WWF vs. Team Alliance, Steve Austin and Kurt Angle comedy,…
 
Thousands of years in the making, the Olympics began as part of a religious festival honoring the Greek god Zeus in the rural Greek town of Olympia. But how did it become the greatest show of sporting excellence on earth? Educator Armand D'Angour explains the evolution of the Olympics. [Directed by Diogo Viegas, narrated by Addison Anderson, music …
 
The relationship between Elizabeth I and Catherine de' Medici - the two most powerful Queens of their time - is one of the most intriguing and captivating stories of the 16th century. In this edition of our sibling podcast Not Just the Tudors, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb talks to Dr. Estelle Paranque about her new book Blood, Fire and Gold, which e…
 
"What if I was to tell you that a game of peek-a-boo could change the world?" asks seven-year-old Molly Wright, one of the youngest-ever TED speakers. Breaking down the research-backed ways parents and caregivers can support children's healthy brain development, Wright highlights the benefits of play on lifelong learning, behavior and well-being, s…
 
#GapingWithGod That's all. New episodes every Wednesday at 12pm PST Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/eVo1QiQjk1I Show Links: Bike Seat Belt | https://amzn.to/3kb6IDX Boa Yawn | https://bit.ly/3B5kluL Suggestions for segment content: dumb@iswedumb.com Anything else: info@iswedumb.com All Merch Inquiries: store@badmagicproductions.com …
 
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks about Joe Biden’s communications director Kate Bedingfield escalating the misinformation war. In recent weeks, the Biden administration has started blaming vaccine misinformation on Facebook and other social media sites for not achieving vaccination rate goals. Now the Biden administration is demanding that any …
 
Waking from a strange world where anything is possible, the OSPod crew asks the big questions. Who would be a better guide through hell, Guy Fieri or Steve Irwin? Did Greek comedy slap? Will Red ever do the outro flawlessly? Find out the answer to some of those questions on this week's Overly Sarcastic Podcast! Our podcast, like our videos, sometim…
 
We are raiding the Audio Long Read archives to bring you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2018: Their hero is Jordan Belfort, their social media feeds display super-rich lifestyles. But what are these self-styled traders really selling? By Symeon Brown. Help support our independent journa…
 
Ryan Nemeth says one short conversation with Tony Khan coupled with one order from Amazon is all it took to get the Wingmen up and running at AEW! It was getting to AEW that took the most time! Ryan explains how a birthday visit to his buddy, “Negative 1” (aka Brodie Jr), turned into the Dark match that led to him signing with AEW. Ryan talks about…
 
We're discussing cases covered in the past year - going through updates, clarifying some things, and chatting about your feedback. Order of cases discussed in this episode Chapais Fire Tragedy Murder of Robin Greene Mayerthorpe Tragedy Storming the Capital (1966 Parliamentary Bombing) Johnson-Bentley Family Murders Murder of Brayton Bullock Lush & …
 
How did a young boy from Georgia become a merciless politician who shaped the Soviet Empire in his own brutal image? Historian and bestselling author, Simon Sebag Montifiore, is back on the podcast to talk to Dan about the rise of Joseph Stalin, a man who caused the death and suffering of tens of millions under his regime of terror. Find out how St…
 
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks about Democrats who were obsessed with fears of hacked voting machines in 2018, Rand Paul’s clash with Dr. Fauci, and the 1619 Project’s creator praising Cuba for its racial equality. First, Dave shares a montage of Democrats expressing concern over electronic voting machines being hacked. These Democrats no lon…
 
Beauty is about more than the body you inhabit -- it's a way of being that goes beyond genetics or societal ideals. Aboriginal writer and former model Sasha Sarago invites you to decolonize beauty, moving away from the monolithic Eurocentric archetype and towards a more essential, authentic understanding of self that belongs to everyone.…
 
On this week's episode, JD finds a list of things he wanted to accomplish before he turned 30. When he discovers he has accomplished none of them, he enters a triathlon. In the real world, we remember that time Tom Hanks became a superstar, the collapse of Victoria's Secret, and that Lord photo. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.ihear…
 
When alcohol, cigarettes and expensive cheeses go missing from the local supermarket, police have a tough time catching the culprit. Better Business Bureau Link- https://www.bbb.org/us/wa/auburn/profile/pressure-washer/wileys-pressure-washing-1296-22572431/customer-reviews Holla atcha boy: Email: excusemethatsillegal@gmail.com Patreon: patreon.com/…
 
Accurate timekeeping is at the very root of all of the technological advances in the modern world, but how did it all begin? From Roman sundials to medieval water-clocks, people of all cultures have made and used clocks for thousands of years. Dan speaks to horologist, historian and former curator of timekeeping at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, …
 
Are you afraid to share bad news, ask for help, or admit you were wrong? These are signs of being in a psychologically unsafe work environment. Adam breaks down the importance of psychological safety in preventing errors and promoting innovation and inclusion, and examines what it takes to build a culture of voice rather than silence. Thanks to gue…
 
"My goal was never to just create a company. I wanted to build something that actually makes a really big change in the world.” – Mark Zuckerberg How did it all go wrong for Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facebook? How did a company that said it wanted to bring people together become one of the most potent tools for polarisation in the wor…
 
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks about Democrats spreading vaccine misinformation, Brian Stelter being roasted on air by a guest, and the NFL deciding to play the “black national anthem” at games. First, a clip of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris telling people to be skeptical of the vaccine developed under Donald Trump. Is this the kind of vaccine …
 
Something powerful is happening around the world. The issue of climate change has moved from the margins to the mainstream, says Alok Sharma, the President-Designate of COP26, the United Nations climate conference set to take place in November 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. He unpacks what this shift means for the world economy and the accelerating "gr…
 
Dumba has spent her life performing in circuses around Europe, but in recent years animal rights activists have been campaigning to rescue her. When it looked like they might succeed, Dumba and her owners disappeared. By Laura Spinney. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod…
 
Once more unto the void dear friends! On today's episode the boys discuss... A heedless bus driver going for the record of fastest court conviction. What truly makes a pediatrician right for your family. Men who enjoy superhero media and if that's even okay. Some tangents and butchering of ancient history. Shoes that drew some unruly comparisons. A…
 
On Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling’s System of Transcendental Idealism (1800), Parts 1 and 2. What is self-consciousness, and how did Schelling think that it grounds all of knowledge? Part two of this episode is only going to be available to you if you sign up at partiallyexaminedlife.com/support. Get it now or listen to a preview. Sponsors: Vis…
 
CONTENT WARNING: This episode discusses pregnancy and abortion so listener discretion is advised if this is a subject that you may find distressing. In this interview, we have used the term ‘women’ but we note that trans-men and gender diverse and non-binary people also experience pregnancy and abortion. Show Notes Ep 219 of Australian True Crime w…
 
Three days before Amy Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning, she made her final stage appearance alongside her Goddaughter and musical protégée Dionne Bromfield. Now for the first time, Dionne reveals the ‘Aunty Amy’ only she knew. A decade since Winehouse’s death, she remains one of the UKs top selling artists. She also remains eclipsed by the media…
 
In the summer of 1518, one of the most bizarre afflictions in history struck the city of Strasburg; dancing mania. This epidemic of dancing spread, almost like a plague, through the population with many hundreds of people dancing wildly and seemingly uncontrollably often to the point of collapse and even death. Perhaps, even stranger is that the ou…
 
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