Best Arts podcasts (Updated June 2017; image)
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Fresh Air
Daily
 
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
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Ideas from CBC Radio (Highlights)
Weekly+
 
Ideas is all about ideas \x96 programs that explore everything from culture and the arts to science and technology to social issues.
 
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FT Life of a Song
Weekly
 
Each week we bring you the story of a song, from its origins and early recordings through cover versions good and bad. Each episode is written and presented by an FT music critic or contributor. Formerly called FT Arts.
 
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Soundcheck from WNYC
Weekly+
 
WNYC’s source to hear your favorite bands and discover new ones, with live in-studio performances, interviews, and tips on wading through New York’s ever-vibrant concert scene. Hosted by John Schaefer.
 
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Radio 2 Arts Show with Jonathan Ross
 
A lively and unpretentious look at the latest films, plays, dance events, books and exhibitions, alongside an eclectic selection of music.
 
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Books and Arts - Full program podcast
 
Join Michael Cathcart and Sarah Kanowski for ABC Radio National's Books and Arts: Australia's only national broadcast devoted to literature and the arts.
 
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Art + Music + Technology
Weekly
 
This podcast is about art, music and the technology that enables it. But it is also about creativity, motivation and the future of music and art. I do interviews with amazing artists and technologists, and hope to crack the surface of their practice.
 
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WFIU Arts
Weekly+
 
Arts interviews, reviews, and features from WFIU Public Media from Indiana University.
 
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The Jealous Curator : ART FOR YOUR EAR
 
ART FOR YOUR EAR brings you stories from some of my favorite contemporary artists. When I studied Art History, the best part was, well, the gossip. I loved finding out why artists did certain things, what was going on in their personal lives, and behind-the-scenes details about other artists they knew and worked with. This podcast is exactly that ... inside-scoop stories from the artsiest people I know. You'll hear first-hand from these talented, successful, full-time artists (who also happe ...
 
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Frequency.FM
Monthly+
 
FrequencyFM, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of excellence in Christian artistic endeavors. We accomplish this by encouraging artists, providing them a platform on which to share their work and engage with other artists, and by speaking truth in kindness and love in areas where we can do better. Join us at www.frequency.fm for insightful artist interviews, objective and honest music and book reviews, and thoughtful commentary on art across all mediums f ...
 
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Front Row
Daily
 
Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
 
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Q: The Podcast from CBC Radio
Daily+
 
Get ready to meet the artists you're talking about, and the ones you'll soon love. Whatever you're into -- be it music, TV, film, visual art, theatre, or comedy -- q is there. Expect deep insight, and big surprises. Because on q, arts and entertainment get personal.
 
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The Secret History of Art
Rare
 
THE SECRET HISTORY OF ART takes you on a series of private guided tours of the world's greatest artworks. Best-selling author and professor of art history Noah Charney presents the history, symbolism, and importance of each work. The Secret History of Art is a series of lessons in miniature on great works of art around the world. By spending just a few minutes per masterpiece, you can learn the mysteries, stories, and secrets of some of civilization’s greatest treasures.
 
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Mental Floss
Rare
 
Join mental_floss and host Jeff Rubin for a dive into into an area of culture, food, or the arts that you never knew could be so fascinating.
 
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Mad Art Cast
Monthly+
 
Mad Art Cast. The official podcast of Mad Art Lab.com, where we discuss the intersection of art and science .
 
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Esquire Classic Podcast
Monthly+
 
A timely and revealing update of some of the most groundbreaking narrative journalism ever published by Esquire since its founding in 1933. Presented by PRX and Esquire Magazine.
 
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Creative Minds Out Loud
Monthly+
 
A Podcast from the Massachusetts Cultural Council
 
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The Business of Art
Weekly
 
The Business of Art helps creatives build better businesses through interviews, lessons, and live shows.
 
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Anatomy
Monthly
 
We interview exceptional creators and performers, de-constructing how they start with nothing and end up with a highly emotive performance which can move and inspire millions. Listen as elite musicians, comedians and writers share their secrets, tips and experiences, and, as a result, give you meaningful takeaways which provide a greater understanding of them and their art, and help you progress with your own creative endeavours. Find more content at anatomyof.tv or follow us at @anatomyoftv.
 
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Bridge The Atlantic
Weekly
 
Hosted by singer/songwriter Marcio Novelli (Toronto, Canada) and web designer Ross Barber-Smith (Glasgow, Scotland), Bridge the Atlantic is a humorous and insightful exploration of the creative industries, directly from those who are working within it. With a varied range of guests including musicians, filmmakers, actors, artists and other creative professionals, Bridge the Atlantic is an entertaining mix of funny “WTF” moments, career defining experiences and industry advice. New episodes e ...
 
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WAMU: Art Beat
Weekly+
 
Art Beat with Lauren Landau is a daily one-minute update on arts and culture events in the DC region.
 
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Creative Drive
Rare
 
Whatever our creative passion is, we can all agree on doing more of what we love – writing, drawing, crafting, composing, photography. How do we find time? How do we exist in reality without letting it stop our progress? How do we make our projects happen in the real world; doing what we can, with what we have, while we have it?Creative Drive is a biweekly podcast for everyday people creating extraordinary things. Tune in for down-to-earth perspective, practical tips, and some occasional ran ...
 
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The Juggernaut
Monthly+
 
An interview podcast devoted to the arts. Creating is necessarily walking in the footsteps of giants. So let's walk. Christopher Harris hosts.
 
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The FunkZone Podcast with Ted Mills
 
Writer-director Ted Mills sits down for a chat with artists and other creative folks, including visual artists, musicians, writers, restauranteurs, filmmakers and more!
 
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Art Share
Rare
 
Art Share is a bi-monthly art webcast featuring artist/writer Brigid Ashwood and fellow artists and creatives. We talk about the process and business of the creative arts. Previously recorded shows are available via iTunes, YouTube and our website http://www.art-share.org . Got a question or a topic in mind you'd like to see covered? Let us know via the website or find us on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/artsharepodcast/ Brigid Ashwood - http://www.brigidashwood.com Ash Evans - http://w ...
 
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Art Ed Radio
Weekly
 
The Podcast for Art Teachers
 
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The Field Negro Guide to Arts and Culture w/ Vernon Reid and W. Kamau Bell
 
Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid & "Totally Biased" host W. Kamau Bell talk about all kinds of everything.
 
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CRAFTCAST
Rare
 
Craftcast's host, Alison Lee, interviews artists who all share the love and knowledge of the art of creativity.
 
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ArtHouse Radio
Weekly
 
ArtHouse Radio is a weekly arts, comedy and culture podcasts which features prominent artists, comedians, thinkers, filmmakers, friends and lovers (oh la la!). Hosted by composer and artist Troy Ramos. Based in Detroit and heard round the world. Come get it! www.ArtHouse43.com. ©ArtHouse 43, LLC 2015
 
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The New Criterion
Monthly+
 
The New Criterion, edited by Roger Kimball, was founded in 1982 by art critic Hilton Kramer and the pianist and music critic Samuel Lipman. A monthly review of the arts and intellectual life, The New Criterion began as an experiment in critical audacity—a publication devoted to engaging, in Matthew Arnold’s famous phrase, with “the best that has been thought and said.” This also meant engaging with those forces dedicated to traducing genuine cultural and intellectual achievement, whether thr ...
 
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Arts and Healing Podcast
Rare
 
The Arts & Healing Podcast, a project of the Arts & Healing Network, includes over 35 interviews with artists and innovators who are using creativity for healing, transformation and social change. Although the Arts & Healing Network closed in 2015, the podcast remains online as a source of inspiration about the transformational power of creativity.
 
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Air-Raid
Monthly+
 
Weekly conversations with musicians, comedians, authors, and artists of all makes and models.
 
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RiYL
Weekly
 
Longform conversation with musicians, cartoonists, writers and other creative types.
 
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Arts Extract
Weekly
 
Not an insert, not a supplement, but a weekly podcast of concise stories extracted from the arts communities of Madison, WI.
 
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It's All True!
Monthly+
 
This conversational storytelling podcas features interviews with a wide range of guests who are prompted to reveal a headline for a funny personal true story. Hosted by comedian Tim Barnes, "It's All True!" is quick, sonically rich and always fun.
 
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Ancient Art Podcast (audio)
 
This is the audio-only version of the Ancient Art Podcast. Subscribe to the HD-video Ancient Art Podcast at ancientartpodcast.org. Explore the art and culture of the Ancient Mediterranean World in the Ancient Art Podcast with your host Lucas Livingston. Uncover the truths and unravel the mysteries of the civilizations that shaped our modern world. Each episode features detailed examinations of exemplary works from the Art Institute of Chicago and other notable collections in addition to broa ...
 
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Mike on Much Podcast
Monthly+
 
Hosted by Mike Veerman, a seasoned writer, director, and producer, the "Mike On Much" podcast features tales of camaraderie and conversations with creative figures from the world of music, film and television. The series is co-produced by Max Kerman, lead singer of the Hamilton-based, four-time JUNO Award-winning group Arkells, and also features a dessert segment with pop culture aficionado and fellow "Champagne Boy" Shane Cunningham.
 
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By Design - Full program podcast
Weekly
 
Fenella Kernebone looks at how we shape our world, from the ground up. One single audio file of each program - good for continuous listening.
 
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Art Dealer Show
Monthly
 
About and for the people who sell art.
 
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The Compositional
Monthly+
 
An art and design podcast about movies, graphics, software, and everything pretty. Hosted by Josh Messmer & Isaiah Walker.
 
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Inside the Arts
Weekly
 
Join host Diane Mack for a conversation with the leading figures of the New Orleans arts and culture scene, each week Inside the Arts. From gallery openings to the performing arts, Diane takes you along on an intimate examination of the people and places that make New Orleans one of America's most interesting cities.
 
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Weekend Arts - Program podcast
Daily
 
Hear a rich tableau of performance, film, literature, and music from ABC RN's Weekend Arts.
 
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The Art Collective with Stephen Christian
 
Welcome to The Art Collective Podcast by Jabberjaw Media! Former Anberlin frontman and author, Stephen Christian, interviews musicians and authors to explore how the two worlds influence each other and our culture as a whole. Get more info at http://theartcollectivepodcast.com and subscribe on iTunes today!
 
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Jeff Attacks!
Monthly
 
A podcast about weirdo artists, strange creators, bizarre performers, and shit I think is cool.
 
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National Museum of Australia – Audio on demand program
 
The National Museum of Australia's audio series explores Australia's social history: Indigenous people, their cultures and histories, the nation's history since 1788, and the interaction of Australians with the land and environment. The series includes talks by curators, conservators, historians, environmental scientists and other specialists.
 
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Starving Artist - art, money, freelancing, and how to live creatively
 
Starving Artist is a podcast about art, money, and how to combine those things. If you’re a creative who’s ever wondered “how the hell do I make this work?!” then this podcast is for you. The show is basically an excuse for host and honesty enthusiast Honor Eastly to ask successful artists really nosy questions about their financial situation, and record the conversation. This is a no-holds-barred exploration of the reality behind the Starving Artist myth, and season one features 12 intervie ...
 
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Arts & Seizures
Monthly+
 
Arts & Seizures is Heritage Radio’s rogue child, a rambunctious, unfiltered talk and variety show featuring a wide range of high-minded miscreants and rock’n’roll outlaws. Guests include dipsomaniac journalists and James Beard-award winners, comedians, art stars, pro wrestlers, punk rockers, and rule breakers of every stripe. Hosted by notorious author, X-rated raconteur, and internationally known provocateur Mike Edison, Arts & Seizures is indeed the “Fastest Half-Hour on the Internet Today.”
 
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Interview with the Artist
Monthly+
 
Interview with the Artist is a long form, in-depth interview show which airs on 102.5 WBAZ-FM in the Hamptons, and as a podcast. On this new series, radio host and former actor Walker Vreeland lets you in on a different kind of celebrity interview. Featuring conversations with an impressive roster of guests from all facets of the entertainment industry, the show invites actors, directors, writers, musicians and comedians to reflect on their lives, the evolution of their careers, their creati ...
 
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Podcast – Adventures in Arting Podcast
 
Talking arting every other week.
 
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Deep Dish Radio with Tim Powers
Monthly
 
Los Angeles Comedian Tim Powers sits down with the world's most interesting people. Song writers, actors, artists, animators, authors --Tim will get the story out of them with a charm and a sense of humor nobody else has.
 
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Published in 1977, The Hour of the Star was the final novel of the Brazilian author Clarice Lispector who died that same year. It's our June novel for our Latin American Book Club.
 
'Vox' correspondent Sarah Kliff says Republicans determined to replace and repeal Obamacare are finding it's "awfully difficult to write a bill that would get rid of it entirely." Also, David Edelstein reviews 'Baby Driver,' a film by Edgar Wright.
 
Monkman talks with Tom Power about his art and how his latest exhibit is a response to Canada's 150th birthday celebrations.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Husband-and-wife team Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon talk about bringing their critically acclaimed romantic comedy to the big screen.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Comedian Todd Barry opens up about his experience performing stand-up in small towns across America in his new book, Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon open up about bringing their love story to the big screen. Comedian Todd Barry on the joys of performing in small towns. Kent Monkman brings Indigenous resilience to the fore in his latest exhibition.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Political scientist Neera Chandhoke makes a heartfelt argument for a secular India. Against the growing tide of Hindu nationalism and India's history of inter-religious strife, she draws on Western and Indian thinkers to make the case for diversity.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
A dark production of The Winter's Tale from The Royal Ballet; on the anniversary of the Stonewall riots, performance poet, Joan Nestle, remembers the political and creative turmoil of 1960s New York; Australian young adult and fantasy author Margo Lanagan explains which masterpiece inspires her; and ABC Sound Librarians James Lee and Michael Mu ...…
 
This Friday the new Exhibition Road Quarter at London's Victoria & Albert Museum opens to the public. The architect behind the six-year project, Amanda Levete, and the museum's new director Tristram Hunt, discuss the £48m design which features a new porcelain-tiled courtyard, entrance hall, and a cavernous underground gallery for the museum's t ...…
 
In 'The Best Land Under Heaven,' Michael Wallis chronicles the saga of a band of pioneers who resorted to cannibalism after getting stranded en route West. He says "there's so much more" to the story. Also, film critic Justin Chang reviews 'Okja,' coming to Netflix this week.
 
This week on Inside the Arts, a spiritual healing as a ceremony honors African ancestors who perished during the Middle Passage. The Ashé Cultural Arts Center presents the 17th annual MAAFA commemoration in Congo Square. Then, legendary singer Diana Ross gets the 'party with a purpose' started as ESSENCE Festival kicks off this weekend. And, sc ...…
 
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Ceramics? Check. Drawing? Check. Printmaking? That is this week's deep dive. Andrew and Tim have a long discussion about teaching printmaking--tips and tricks, tools, safety, organization, lessons, budget, it is all on the table. They talk about managing the mess and the best routines for printmaking (3:00), the most important safety concerns a ...…
 
Ralph talks to q host Tom Power about '80s music, her visual aesthetic and the music on her critically acclaimed debut EP.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Simon Fitzmaurice is the first person with ALS ever to direct a feature film. He and his wife, Ruth, talk to Tom Power about seizing creativity as a result of Simon's diagnosis.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Gordon Pinsent talks to Tom Power about a new documentary that traces the Canadian actor's life and career.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Musician Ralph opens up about embracing pop music and seeing herself on a big billboard. Simon and Ruth Fitzmaurice explain how Simon's ALS diagnosis motivated them to seize their creativity. Gordon Pinsent reflects on seven decades of acting.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Anthrolopogist Galia Sabar has devoted her professional life to what she calls the new tribe of Israel: Jewish-African and non-Jewish labour migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
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WFMT: Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture
 
In a program from 2009, Andrew Patner’s guest is Michael Morgan, Music Director for 20 seasons of the Oakland East Bay Symphony, and longtime Assistant Conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under Sir Georg Solti and Daniel Barenboim.
 
Acclaimed photographer Mervyn Bishop, satirical take on medicine in Wayne Macauley's fiction, a new life for engraver and sculptor Sameer Dakhil, and how well does My Cousin Rachel translate from page to screen?
 
2017 sees the 30th anniversary of Ian Rankin's creation Detective Inspector Rebus. Rankin was just 24 when he wrote the first book Knots & Crosses in his Edinburgh student flat and he's now gone on to sell over 30 million copies making him the UK's No 1 best selling crime writer. He talks to John about the enduring popularity of John Rebus.Amer ...…
 
In just three seasons and 28 episodes, "The Leftovers" has taken a place among the great series ever created. Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta discuss grief and the unknown, and how they translated a fringe HBO series about what's left behind after The Rapture into a sci-fi, psychological, spy, family drama that resonates so loudly in our connec ...…
 
On this glorious Episode #102, Troy welcomes the fabulous Elysia Borowy-Reeder, the Executive Director of MOCAD (Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit) for a fantastic conversation on art, culture and spaces! For more information on the museum and Elysia you can visit https://mocadetroit.org! And don't forget to follow us @arthouse43 on Instagram ...…
 
Author James Ledbetter says many of the nation's worst economic catastrophes happened while on the gold standard. His new book traces the fascination with gold as a symbol of permanence and quality. His book is 'One Nation Under Gold.' Also, jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews Sexmob's album 'Cultural Capital.'…
 
Portland, Oregon-based Pink Martini whisks listeners away on globetrotting musical journeys, singing in Armenian, Portuguese, Arabic, French & Xhosa, among many other languages - and that's just their latest record, Je Dis Oui!. Their founder, pianist Thomas Lauderdale, recently described the group this way: "If the United Nations had a house b ...…
 
La La Land composer Justin Hurwitz provides listeners with a gateway into the world of musicals.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Letterkenny co-creator and star Jared Keeso draws inspiration from his small town Ontario upbringing to make the hit TV series.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Author Zadie Smith discusses her latest book, Swing Time. Jared Keeso on his small-town comedy, Letterkenny. La La Land composer Justin Hurwitz gives us a gateway to musicals. Country singer Patrick Haggerty on his groundbreaking album, Lavender Country.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Msimang Sisonke pulls down the old binarism of black vs white to make way for a truly multicultural South Africa, one that welcomes other African migrants as it embraces its own racially diverse past.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Patrick Haggerty explains how the re-release of Lavender Country, the first gay country album, means that it has finally found its place.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
The author opens up about her new book and why she used the backdrop of dance to tell this story.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Victorian Opera's Cunning Little Vixen, Sally Rippin on her latest children's book Polly and Buster, Arts Project Australia's Girt By Sea exhibition, musician Ustav Lal with his Top Shelf.
 
After the very British flavours of the Cornetto Trilogy: Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World's End, director Edgar Wright has made a very American heist movie. Baby Driver tells the story of a young getaway driver who listens to music constantly to sound track his great escapes and combat tinnitus. The cast includes Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm ...…
 
NOTE: This podcast is presented as a collaboration with Synthtopia.com for the presentation of people designing and implementing synthesizers. You can listen to the podcast here, on the Synthtopia website (in an embedded player) or on iTunes. But you can also read the article as well as search for information by viewing the transcription availa ...…
 
Episode #141 is up- This week Matt sits down with Steve Feller, Tim Paul, Russ Hull, & Paul Winski, also known as The Alter Ego Band. This group of classic rock musicians, based out of Chino Valley, AZ bring decades of experience along with great stories of road gigs, food poisoning, and plane crashes. The episode was recorded between sets at t ...…
 
Do you hate Comcast, too? Well tune in to hear me meddle with the primal forces of nature as I drop some staggering stats on the World's biggest cable and internet company. If they don't like it, thought about that before they decided not to transfer my service well over a month ago, and I still don't have service. Incompetence!!!…
 
Christiana Ellis (DM), Jared Axelrod (Muugen the Magnificent), Chooch Schubert (Autarchy), Starla Huchton (Nirakina Ethu) and Vivid Muse (Amethyst) and Mystery Guest Mark Kilfoil explore a cursed mine.
 
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The Jealous Curator : ART FOR YOUR EAR
 
Today's project involves bad art, good friends, and delicious snacks ... win, win, win.
 
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Books and Arts - Full program podcast
 
Join us for the Best of Books and Arts.
 
Roxane Gay has finally written the book that she "wanted to write the least." Gay's new memoir, 'Hunger,' is about being hundreds of pounds overweight, and how she first started gaining weight after being sexually assaulted when she was 12. Also, Sherman Alexie discusses his new memoir about growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Washi ...…
 
Cline's 'Lovers' is a collection of lushly arranged versions of American popular songs, covers and originals. He says it's a "mood-music record" that isn't "cheesy." [Originally broadcast Sept. 2016.] Ken Tucker reviews an album of new material from late rock icon Chuck Berry. David Edelstein reviews Sofia Coppola's film 'The Beguiled.'…
 
Sofia Coppola discusses her latest film, a re-imagining of the 1971 film, The Beguiled. Mark Fleischer, the CEO of Fleischer Studios, reveals the origins of Betty Boop. Miles Mosley opens up about the popular West Coast Get Down sound.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Mark Fleischer, CEO of Fleischer Studios, talks about the history of the Betty Boop character.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Sofia Coppola talks about a life and career in film and her approach to re-imagining the 1971 film, The Beguiled.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
The jazz bassist talks to Tom Power about his solo career and being part of the influential West Coast Get Down collective.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
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Books and Arts - Full program podcast
 
Shaun Greenhalgh shares his experiences as one of Britain's most notorious art forgers, and Pultizer Prize winning poet Sharon Olds explores the pleasure and pain of the body in her latest book Odes
 
Okja, a new Netflix feature film about a young girl in the South Korean mountains raising a giant pig, stars Tilda Swinton and the young Korean actor An Seo Hyun. The film was co-written by the British author and journalist Jon Ronson, who discusses the film and his career.It's 20 years on Monday since JK Rowling's first Harry Potter book was p ...…
 
'Wired' journalist Andy Greenberg says Ukraine has been the victim of a "cyber-assault unlike any the world has ever seen." Cybersecurity experts think Russia is perfecting attacks that could be used on the U.S. TV critic David Bianculli reviews 'GLOW' and 'Prime Suspect.'
 
This episode showcases my dear friend Sebastian Jones, whose company Stranger Comics is seeing the type of explosive growth you hope for every company run by good people. With their message of inclusion, focus on fantastic stories, and 20 year journey to bring the world of Asunda onto the world stage, Stranger went from tabling next to me with ...…
 
Galway-raised troubadour Adrian Crowley pens dark and beautiful, immersive and overwhelming songs, which are just the thing for a quiet evening of solitude by candlelight. Haunting and full of promise, Crowley’s eloquent song-stories are delivered in a rich baritone, weighted with pent-up longing; the accompanying textures range in size from th ...…
 
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