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A podcast that interviews funny and interesting people to discuss their careers and some of the challenges they have faced. I hope to use this platform to normalise and encourage the discussion of failure, particularly through the lens of the entertainment industry, to show that it can be a stepping stone towards the road of success. Nothing is better than humour to normalise a situation, so having deep and meaningful conversations, interspersed with comedy and laughter, helps us celebrate a ...
 
Bitcoin, blockchain, distributed ledger, and cryptocurrency will change our future. They are terms to describe components of a technological and social revolution on the horizon. Yet, any talk of bitcoin, alternative coins (alt coins) such as ethereum, eos, ripple, or initial coin offerings (ICO’s) often come with significant speculation and hype that makes it difficult to take seriously the extraordinary underlying technology of distributed ledgers and their impact to our future. Consensus ...
 
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Sam and Emma host Ari Rabin-Havt, the former Legislative Director and Chief Policy Advisor to Senator Bernie Sanders, to discuss the prospects of the Senate bipartisan infrastructure bill, as well as the budget reconciliation bill that's supposed to follow it. Then, David Feldman (@David_Feldman_) joins the show in the fun half! Emma, Sam, and Ari …
 
Emma hosts Van Gosse, Professor and Associate Chair of History at Franklin & Marshall University, to discuss his recent book “The First Reconstruction: Black Politics in America from the Revolution to the Civil War,” on the political role of Black folks before their constitutional emancipation, and how their pre-Civil War work has been erased over …
 
In this episode I speak about the Amazon original shows; ZeroZeroZero & SOLOS. I also speak about UFC 264, some Podcast news and the results of the NYC Mayoral Primary Elections! The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Twitter: https://twitter.com/spuntoday Instagram: https://www.ins…
 
Sam hosts Heidi Boghosian, the executive director of the A.J. Muste Memorial Institute, to discuss her recent book, “I Have Nothing To Hide: And 20 Other Myths About Surveillance and Privacy.” They explore the importance of taking action as individuals, fighting for the autonomy to reveal information to who we want to, and how the government keeps …
 
Sam and Emma host Cristina Beltran, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at New York University, to discuss her recent book, Cruelty As Citizenship: How Migrant Suffering Sustains White Democracy, on the project of whiteness that has built the United States, and why the backlash to a changing racial consciousness in the US has seen …
 
Welcome to the City Bumpkins Podcast! A podcast dedicated to exploring the differences between City and Country living with a comedic twist. In the premiere episode, Cody and Jon discuss comedians, being fat, what kind of car is common in both the city and country, and much more! Visit our official website to sign up for our monthly newsletter, vie…
 
In this episode the guys debate who has the better food -- the country or the city, a crazy story from Reddit, and answer some spoken truth questions. Visit our official website to sign up for our monthly newsletter, view the show notes for each episode, and much more! https://citybumpkinsofficial.com Follow us on Social Media: Facebook: https://ww…
 
Sam and Emma host Dr. Michael Osterholm, the Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, to discuss the state of COVID-19 as it stands here in the States and around the world. Dr. Osterholm walks through the dual pandemics facing the globe right now – the one we have at home in the U.S. being ta…
 
Andrew Bogut is an ex professional basketball player who was the first ever Australian to be taken with the number 1 pick in the NBA draft. He has achieved many awards throughout his career such as winning an NBA championship as well as making the All NBA third team, all defensive second team, All rookie of the year and was even the league leader i…
 
Sam and Emma host David Dayen, executive editor at the American Prospect, on his upcoming Infrastructure newsletter, “Infrastructure Summer,” and the recent developments with Biden’s legislative agenda. They begin with a discussion on the current state of the Infrastructure Package, its emphasis on “human” infrastructure over brick and mortar spend…
 
Emma hosts Jim Freeman, director of the Social Movement Support Lab, to discuss his new book, "Rich Thanks to Racism: How the Ultra-Wealthy Profit From Racial Injustice," to discuss the hidden strategies behind systemic racism in America. Freeman walks through his concept of strategic racism and how the U.S. Government refuses to properly address p…
 
Sam and Emma host Spencer Headworth, professor of Sociology at Purdue University to discuss his recent book, “Policing Welfare: Punitive Adversarialism in Public Assistance,” on how welfare law enforcement has crippled public assistance programs. Professor Headworth begins by walking through what the U.S. sees as welfare, focusing on public assista…
 
Sam and Emma host Ari Berman, writer at Mother Jones and author of Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America (2015), to discuss the restrictive voting bill making its way through the Texas State Legislature in a special session called by Governor Abbott, which has led Texas Democrats to leave the state to avoid meeting a …
 
Sam and Emma host author Elinor Cleghorn to discuss her new book, “Unwell Women: Misdiagnosis and Myth in a Man-Made World” on how healthcare and medical treatment have underserved women and their health needs. They start the conversation by discussing Elinor’s personal experiences that brought her to this topic, focused on years of dismissal and m…
 
Kelly Stables is an actor and voice actor who you might recognize from her roles in Superstore, the Exes, Two and a Half men, No Tomorrow, Dolittle, The Angry Birds Movies, Tom and Jerry, Trollhunters, How I Met Your Mother, Horrible Bosses 2, Cloud with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Mom & The Ring to name a few. In this wide ranging chat, we talk about…
 
Sam and Emma host Pascal Robert of the This is Revolution podcast to discuss the Moïse assassination in Haiti as a product of neoliberalism and colonialism, before they touch on the US’s foreign policy role in the Caribbean, and what Eric Adams’s Democratic primary victory means for progressive democrats moving forward. Emma, Sam, and Pascal start …
 
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