Best Society podcasts (Updated June 2017; image)
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This American Life
Weekly
 
This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
 
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Snap Judgment
Weekly
 
Dramatic tales, killer beats and the edgiest new talent in storytelling come together for a weekly radio hour hosted by Glynn Washington.
 
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Serial
Rare
 
Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won't know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she'll bring you the latest chapter, so it's important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. New episode ...
 
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the memory palace
Monthly+
 
the memory palace
 
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The Moth
Weekly
 
Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For informa ...
 
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Slate's Culture Gabfest
Weekly
 
New York Times critic Dwight Garner says “The Slate Culture Gabfest is one of the highlights of my week.” The award-winning Culturefest features Slate culture critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debating the week in culture, from highbrow to pop. Part of the Panoply Network.
 
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Pop Culture Happy Hour
Weekly
 
Pop Culture Happy Hour is a lively chat about books, movies, music, television, comics and pretty much anything else that strikes a nerve, all in a weekly roundtable from NPR. Features "Monkey See" blogger Linda Holmes and an occasionally rowdy cast of characters. Join the club at NPR.org/pchh.
 
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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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Criminal
Monthly+
 
Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the "if it bleeds, it leads," kind of crime. Something a little more complex. Stories of people who've done wrong, been wronged, and/or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. We are a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
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Death, Sex & Money
Monthly+
 
A podcast hosted by Anna Sale about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Email the show at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.
 
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Revisionist History
Monthly
 
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Panoply Media. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
 
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RISK!
Weekly
 
If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. RISK! is hilarious, heart-wrenching and remarkably real. Think you've heard it all? Fasten your seatbelt.
 
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The New Yorker Radio Hour
Weekly
 
The New Yorker Radio Hour is a weekly program presented by the magazine’s editor, David Remnick.
 
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Talk Is Jericho
Weekly+
 
Recorded from all over the globe, multiple time world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy and New York Times best-selling author Chris Jericho rocks the podcast world with "Talk Is Jericho," his unique, weekly take on all things pop culture and life in general. Sit down with Chris as he interviews some of the biggest names in entertainment and discusses the minutia of wrestling, music, television, movies and twerking!! All-ages welcome. No ID required! - To access the entire Talk Is ...
 
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Who Charted?
Monthly+
 
Howard Kremer and his trusty chart keeper Kulap Vilaysack are here with the charts of the week. Learn what is hitting in music and movies, and get to know some of your favorite comedians with games like Chart Roulette.Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to stitcher.com/premium and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!)
 
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Love + Radio
Rare
 
Nick van der Kolk’s Love and Radio features in-depth, otherworldly-produced interviews with an eclectic range of subjects, from the seedy to the sublime. Get inside the mind of a rogue taxidermist. Find out what it’s like to experience a stroke firsthand. Or spend time with an artist who gives away her life savings every night. You’ve never heard anything like it before. Love+Radio is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
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The Mortified Podcast
Monthly+
 
The Mortified Podcast is a storytelling series where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids—diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond—in front of total strangers. PS: It totally likes you. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
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Hello Internet
Monthly+
 
CGP Grey and Brady Haran talk about YouTube, life, work, whatever.
 
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Modern Love
Weekly
 
Stories of love, loss and redemption
 
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Mystery Show
Monthly+
 
A podcast about mysteries, hosted by Starlee Kine. From Gimlet.
 
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Channel 33
Weekly+
 
Channel 33, part of The Ringer Podcast Network, is a collection of shows covering pop culture, sports, and tech.
 
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Jalen & Jacoby
Weekly+
 
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby give the people what they want, breaking down sports and pop culture as only they can.
 
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Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People
 
1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
 
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What Say You?
Monthly
 
Sal Vulcano and Brian Quinn are just a couple of dudes sitting around asking each other questions about life. Join them, won't you?
 
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StoryCorps
Weekly
 
Some podcasts cover politics, others pop culture — the StoryCorps podcast covers the human heart. At the center of each episode is a StoryCorps interview, a candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most. Learn more at StoryCorps.org.
 
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The Read
Weekly
 
Join bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle for their weekly podcast covering hip-hop and pop culture's most trying stars. Throwing shade and spilling tea with a flippant and humorous attitude, no star is safe from Fury and Crissle unless their name is Beyoncé. (Or Blue Ivy.)As transplants to New York City (Kid Fury from Miami and Crissle from Oklahoma City), The Read also serves as an on-air therapy session for two friends trying to adjust to life (and rats) in the big city.The Read is part of the L ...
 
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Heavyweight
Monthly+
 
Maybe you’ve laid awake imagining how it could have been, how it might yet be, but the moment to act was never right. Well, the moment is here and the podcast making it happen is Heavyweight. Join Jonathan Goldstein for road trips, thorny reunions, and difficult conversations as he backpedals his way into the past like a therapist with a time machine. From Gimlet Media.
 
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The Lapse Storytelling Podcast
Monthly
 
See with your ears. The Lapse’s award-winning audio wonderment thrusts listeners headlong into true stories as they transpire. Whether trapped in a touring carnival, running a marathon across Antarctica, or accidentally joining a cult, experience stories as diverse as they are fascinating. Beautifully edited and rich in sound, this is The Lapse.
 
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Desert Island Discs
Monthly+
 
Desert Island Discs was created by Roy Plomley in 1942, and the format is simple: a guest is invited by Kirsty Young to choose the eight records they would take with them to a desert island
 
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Ideas from CBC Radio (Highlights)
 
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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Here's The Thing with Alec Baldwin
Monthly+
 
Here’s The Thing is a series of intimate and honest conversations hosted by Alec Baldwin. Alec talks with artists, policy makers and performers – to hear their stories, what inspires their creations, what decisions changed their careers, and what relationships influenced their work.
 
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Strangers
Monthly
 
From Lea Thau, Peabody award-winning producer and creator of The Moth Podcast and The Moth Radio Hour, comes her new storytelling baby, Strangers, part of KCRW’s Independent Producer Project. Each episode is an empathy shot in your arm, featuring true stories about the people we meet, the connections we make, the heartbreaks we suffer, the kindnesses we encounter, and those frightful moments when we discover that WE aren’t even who we thought we were. Strangers is a proud member of Radiotopi ...
 
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The Watch
Weekly+
 
Every week, The Ringer's Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan -- longtime friends and pop culture addicts -- break down the latest in TV, movies, and music.
 
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Outlook
Daily
 
Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
 
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Dear Hank and John
Weekly
 
Hank and John Green (YouTubers and etc) answer questions, give questionable advice, and talk about Mars (the planet) and AFC Wimbledon (the 3rd tier English football club).
 
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Radio Diaries
Monthly
 
First-person diaries, sound portraits, and hidden chapters of history from Peabody Award-winning producer Joe Richman and the Radio Diaries team. From teenagers to octogenarians, prisoners to prison guards, bra saleswomen to lighthouse keepers. The extraordinary stories of ordinary life. Radio Diaries is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
 
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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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Psychobabble with Tyler Oakley & Korey Kuhl
 
It's not just crazy talk, it's Psychobabble - the official free audio podcast from YouTube sensation Tyler Oakley. Listen each week as he and his bestie Korey Kuhl bring you a half hour of unfiltered gossip sessions, pop culture scrutiny, and stories never told before.
 
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Benjamen Walker's Theory of Everything
 
Personally connecting the dots. All of them. Benjamen Walker’s Theory of Everything is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
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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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The Dinner Party Download
Weekly
 
Welcome to The Dinner Party Download, a fast and funny hour of culture, food and conversation: “public radio’s arts & leisure section.” In every episode you’ll learn a joke; bone up on an odd bit of history and then wash it down with a themed cocktail recipe; meet artists of note; have your burning etiquette questions answered; savor an emerging food trend; and hear your new favorite song. Plus, unconventional wisdom from hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam.
 
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Undone
Monthly+
 
When big news happens, the world tunes in and then moves on. But often the stories we thought were over haven’t really ended; they were the beginning of something else. Undone is a new show from Gimlet Media that digs up the surprising things that happened when we weren’t looking.
 
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The Guardian Long Read
Weekly+
 
The Guardian Long Read - audio versions of our regular long reads published online and in the newspaper Monday through Friday. The long reads are long form articles on a wide variety of topics from global politics to the big cultural debates of our time.For the print version go to - http://www.theguardian.com/news/series/the-long-read
 
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Unattended Consequences
Monthly
 
A weekly conversation between Patrick Rothfuss (Name of the Wind) and Max Temkin (Cards Against Humanity).
 
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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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The Bobby Bones Show
Daily
 
Listen to 'The Bobby Bones Show' by downloading the daily full replay. Send your comments/suggestions to bobbybonesshow@clearchannel.com
 
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I AM RAPAPORT: STEREO PODCAST
Weekly+
 
Actor/Director Michael Rapaport shares his strong, funny & offensive points of view on life, sports, music, film & everything in between on the I AM RAPAPORT: STEREO PODCAST
 
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The Kitchen Sisters Present
Monthly+
 
The Kitchen Sisters Present… Stories from the b-side of history. Lost recordings, hidden worlds, people possessed by a sound, a vision, a mission. The episodes tell deeply layered stories, lush with interviews, field recordings and music. From powerhouse producers The Kitchen Sisters (Hidden Kitchens, The Hidden World of Girls, The Sonic Memorial Project, Lost & Found Sound, Fugitive Waves and coming soon… The Keepers). “The Kitchen Sisters have done some of best radio stories ever broadcast ...
 
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Conversations
Weekly+
 
Spend an hour in someone else's life each weekday. 'Conversations with Richard Fidler' draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.
 
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Tangentially Speaking with Dr. Christopher Ryan
 
Kaj spent 5 years as a Navy SEAL before getting a Master's from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and then moving into journalism—first with CNN, and currently with VICE TV. He's the friendliest badass dude you'll ever meet.
 
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Finding Sacramento Podcast
 
Nathan sits down with Ramon Perez and Nicole Perez of Puur Chocolat for the 37th episode of the Finding Sacramento podcast. They chat about why valuing the slow pace and technique of the French kitchen still should be valued in the culinary world, what drives cooks at Michelin Star restaurants to work insane hours and live up to out of the worl ...…
 
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We Have Concerns
 
Neuroscientists have used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the structure of our brains. What they've discovered is that the brain is full of multi-dimensional geometrical structures operating in as many as 11 dimensions. But this might not mean what you think it means. Anthony and Jeff delve into this discovery and de ...…
 
DXP #155 begins with a call from a southern listener who simultaneously bemoans and reinforces all the reasons we mock the South, after which we discuss just how black you have to be to be licensed to use the N-word (All? Half? 25%?). In our “Mansplaining Match” segment, Christian helps hapless women navigate the issue of dating profile pics, a ...…
 
Peter Fenzel, Mark Lee, and Matthew Wrather overthink Prestige Comedy. Can comedy be prestigious? Can it be a comedy if it isn’t funny? (The answer may surprise you!) Download (MP3) Subscribe: iTunes Other Apps Suns Out Puns Out Limited Edition 2017 T-Shirts and Tanks You: Smart, funny. Your gym clothes: not so much. If you like the dad jokes b ...…
 
La La Land composer Justin Hurwitz provides listeners with a gateway into the world of musicals.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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Lots of words from our faceholes so sit back and soak it in as Law, Ancira, and Falvey get to the bottom of a bunch of television and movie issues to help you sleep better. TV Round-Up bitch slaps Fargo, Better Call Saul, GLOW, Handmaid’s Tale, Silicon Valley, VEEP, The Mist, F is for Family, House of Cards, and Twin Peaks. What Did You Watch t ...…
 
I talk w/ Zyori about the Hub.
 
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Coffee W/ Toffees
 
Flubb with the week in review
 
This episode of part of a Mini Series called the Freelancer's Starter Kit. Visit our blog for this episode to access additional tools and resources: https://www.feisworld.com/freelance/health-insurance-for-freelancers ---------- Health insurance is often the number one concern for people who are considering freelancing on a full-time basis. How ...…
 
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Earshot - ABC Radio National
 
The story of Papua New Guinea's national public broadcaster, the NBC, which was born out of the hope and flourish of the country's independence from Australia in 1975
 
WWII's largest mass escape of Allied POWs, as told by Stephen Dando-Collins
 
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Podzilla 1985
 
This week on Nerd Up Jesse, Asa, and Dalton talk about recent announcements with Han Solo and Spider-man, Pokemon GO, Grand Theft Auto, and the Dark Knights Metal checklist.
 
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.
 
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This American Life
 
We take it for granted that the majority calls the shots. But in one NY school district, that idea — majority rules — has led to an all-out war. School board disputes are pretty common, but not like this one. This involves multimillion-dollar land deals, lawyers threatening to beat up parents, felony criminal charges, and the highest levels of ...…
 
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The Secret Room
 
A woman's teenage quest for love and the lengths she went to secure it. Secret Room Tee Shirts Now On Amazon Prime! Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet! Amazon.com. Free Audible Download. Get a free audiobook download at audibletrial.com/secretroom.
 
HARDtalk’s Stephen Sackur speaks to Thuli Madonsela, South Africa's Public Protector until late 2016. President Zuma's grip on power in South Africa appears to be weakened. He will relinquish leadership of the ANC at the end of 2017. Whether he will complete his term as South Africa's President is uncertain as allegations of cronyism and corrup ...…
 
John & Pat celebrate Father’s Day a week late with two sitcoms about dads, in honor of all the real dads out there who were always late for the important events in their children’s lives. Thanks for the years of therapy, family!
 
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A Little Bit Of This
 
The ALBOT gents are back, calling shenanigans on the following: Babettes, the Apple Heat Book, food combinations, Daniel Day Lewis, hipsters, Limmy, sliders, Glastonbury, the summer solstice, a rhyme book, Shako, Palin and some questions from Twitter. The main event this week is the E3 round up! Enjoy, fellow ALBOTers! This podcast is powered b ...…
 
IT'S PRIDE DAY ON ARTS & SEIZURES! Tune in to hear Mike and Pete getting it on.... it's gonna be a day chock full of surprises... and love!! Lots of love!!!!By info@HeritageRadioNetwork.org (Heritage Radio Network).
 
This week the Leftovers are joined by Daniel Hoeppner from the Something Something Nostalgia podcast to talk about Sony’s announcement of Venom existing in the same universe as Tom Holland’s Spider-Man. We also discuss Ron Howard coming on board to direct Han Solo after the firing of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. And finally, we have a revi ...…
 
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 ...…
 
Breatharianism – Can you survive on sunlight and fresh air alone? Why does NASA want to probe Uranus? Do we need a Space Corps? Should you get charged for being rude? Do beards protect men from homosexuality? These questions, and more get debated by Paul and Daniel in this special episode of Nothing Serious, Stories mentioned in episode 116 of ...…
 
Things are heating up in the Binge Media Fantasy Movie League as rankings are starting to get interesting. Kupka and PJ, sans Valley, go over the month’s releases, Wonder Woman’s surprise dominance at the box office and the upcoming Baby Driver and Spider Man Homecoming possibilities. Download now. #BingeMedia #PodcastNetwork #BingeOn CLICK ABO ...…
 
In which our heroes gather their friends, take to the stage, and once again journey across the multiverse as we ask what is the best fictional universe to live in. Check out our upcoming lives shows and purchase your tickets for our UK tour right here; http://www.sanspantsradio.com/live/ Want to help support the show?Sanspants+: sanspantsplus.c ...…
 
On this season of Working, we left the East Coast behind to visit Detroit. We're speaking with people who are drawing on the city's complex history as they work to create its future. Greg Willerer grows a variety of organic crops on a few plots of carefully cultivated land in Detroit. We spoke with him about how he transitioned to farming from ...…
 
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To the Best of Our Knowledge
 
Most of us will never know what really happens behind bars. Prisons are generally off limits to the public and press, but a national prisoner strike on the 45th anniversary of the Attica Prison riot is drawing new attention to the conditions in many of our nation's jails. This hour, what should a prison be? How The Attica Prison Riot Fueled Mas ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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There Might Be Cupcakes Podcast
 
In which Carla climbs her family trees and shakes out all the delicious nuts. This is going to be a fun ride and a tasty feast. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook: theremightbecupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean
 
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Desert Island Discs
 
Kirsty Young's castaway this week is the fashion designer Stella McCartney.Born the middle child of Paul and Linda McCartney, Stella's early years were a paradox: she would either spend her days riding ponies, sharing one of two bedrooms with her sisters in a farmhouse, and generally mucking around in the countryside - or touring the world with ...…
 
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The Radio 3 Documentary
 
James Rhodes is a massive Glenn Gould Geek: throughout his childhood he listened to Gould's recordings, had posters of him on his bedroom walls, and in the years since, those recordings have helped James through some of his darkest times.Gould is globally famous today not just for his astounding recordings as a pianist but also his many idiosyn ...…
 
Part 2: Michael Snyder rejoins the program to discuss the shape of the U.S. economy and how he thinks the market and the economy will perform in the near future. We also discuss the latest Alex Jones/Megyn Kelly media wars and his opinion on the current narrative being formed. Lastly we discuss his upcoming decision to run for congress which ha ...…
 
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.
 
YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/2randomsheetsUnder The Sheets - In this weeks Podcast we preview the release of our first film, Under The Sheets which is available on Youtube from June 25th. Written and made by the 2 of us and filmed entirely on mobile phones, we discuss the ideas and give behind the scenes information as to how the ...…
 
Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss: - Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stepping down - Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods - Bancor and ICOs Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann Produ ...…
 
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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.
 
A former mountaineer returns to the Himalayas for one last climb – to bury his long lost friend. A story from KCRW's newest podcast: The Document.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Bob Carlson).
 
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby talk NBA with Amin Elhassan and Ben Detrick, plus Wolves new Core, PG-13 moving, NBA Draft edition of Soft Moves vs Boss Move and More!!!
 
When a bottle washed up on an English beach containing a mysterious letter written in French, Karen Liebreich was asked to translate it. The mystery became an obsession. And in our second story, a prisoner passes love letters to his nurseImage: Addressing an envelopeCredit: stevanovicigor
 
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 ...…
 
Author Jeremy McCarter (co-writer of Hamilton: The Revolution with Lin-Manuel Miranda) has written a new book tracing five American radicals from the 1910s and ’20s. “I had thought this was going to be a book about a chapter of progress in history we could learn from,” says McCarter. “But 1917 is a lot closer to what I thought I would see in my ...…
 
Jesse and Stefan stage an emergency meeting in NYC to help each other deal with their Jimmy Butler and Kristaps Porzingis stress. Then Bleacher Report's NBA Draft Writer Jonathan Wasserman joins up to recap the Draft and share his favorite picks o' the night.
 
Rise of the Dungeon Master: Gary Gygax and the Creation of D and D (Nation Books, 2017) by David Kushner and illustrated by Koren Shadmi is a gorgeous depiction of the late E. Gary Gygax’s life and times. Gygax’s story…
 
In his new book, In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea (Akashic Books, 2017), Danny Goldberg explores the political, social, and cultural influences of 1967–a pivotal year in American history. Goldberg, who graduated from high…
 
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