Best Fascinating People podcasts — Interviews with people from all walks of life (Updated August 2017; image)
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Desert Island Discs
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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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Here's The Thing with Alec Baldwin
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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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Tangentially Speaking with Dr. Christopher Ryan
 
Tangentially Speaking is dedicated to the idea that good conversation is spontaneous, organic, revelatory, and free to go down unexpected paths with unexpected people. Come hang with porn stars, comedians, bank robbers, drug smugglers, health gurus, scientists, authors, world travelers, and an Italian prince or two.
 
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The Ezra Klein Show
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Ezra Klein gives you a chance to get inside the heads of the newsmakers and power players in politics and media. These are extended conversations with policymakers, writers, technologists, and business leaders about what they believe in and why. Look elsewhere for posturing confrontation and quick reactions to the day's news. Subscribe for the anti-soundbite.
 
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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
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Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and McSweeney's, which called it "the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world." (Formerly known as The Sound of Young America.)
 
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Conversation With Alanis Morissette
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'Conversation with Alanis Morissette' features conversations with different highly reputable teachers, authors and leaders from different philosophies and of different psychological/neurobiological/developmental models and backgrounds, all with an eye toward healing and wholeness and recovery. Each podcast focuses on the area of expertise and jurisdiction of the interviewee. With Alanis having an in-depth knowledge of them and their work, the conversations will touch on and dive deeply into ...
 
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Midday Interview
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On ABC Classic FM Midday, Margaret Throsby interviews special guests who give extraordinary insights into their life and work, thoughts and feelings. Margaret's guest list reads like a who's who of Australia and the world, but also includes less well-know
 
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How To Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black
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Your handy-dandy guidebook for that thing you do, only better.
 
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Gugacast
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Podcast by Guga Mafra
 
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HARDtalk
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In-depth, hard-hitting interviews with newsworthy personalities.
 
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Katie Couric
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Journalism's most insightful interviewer. The biggest names in news, politics, and popular culture. Candid, unscripted conversations that go beyond the soundbites to reveal how we got here and what's really going on. Unexpected. Unconventional. Un-buttoned up.
 
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Mixed Mental Arts
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For all of human history, we've been trying to figure out what humanity's superpower is. It's clear that we've outpaced every other animal on the planet but how? We're not the biggest, the fastest or the strongest. It turns out our superpower is our social intelligence. We have an amazing capacity to learn from each other.As kids, we're like little sponges blindly copying culture from the people around us. The cultures into which we were all born evolved to fit very old agricultural environm ...
 
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Made Of Human with Sofie Hagen
 
Sofie Hagen talks to people she likes or dislikes about being a human being in order to try and become a proper one of them.
 
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To the Best of Our Knowledge
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To the Best of Our Knowledge cracks open the world and the ideas that fuel it through interviews with the world's luminaries, from experts to cultural icons. Each show revolves around a theme where we explore these ideas and the people who consider them.
 
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Tavis Smiley | PBS
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The Tavis Smiley show on air and online, on PBS and PBS.org. From his celebrated conversations with world figures, to his work to inspire the next generation of leaders, as a broadcaster, author, advocate and philanthropist, Tavis Smiley continues to be an outstanding voice for change.
 
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What It Takes
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What It Takes is a podcast featuring intimate, revealing conversations with towering figures in almost every field: music, science, sports, politics, film, technology, literature, the military and social justice. These rare interviews have been recorded over the past 25 years by The Academy of Achievement. They offer the life stories and reflections of people who have had a huge impact on the world, and insights you can apply to your own life.
 
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Team Never Quit Podcast
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Just another Team Never Quit site
 
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Kevin Pollak's Chat Show
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Kevin Pollak's Chat Show is a podcast and live streaming video talk show seen every Sunday, 3PM PST on YouTube. An award-winning actor, Pollak (The Usual Suspects, Casino, A Few Good Men) was named by Comedy Central as One of the Top 100 Comedians of All Time. Here, he interviews celebrated actors, writers, directors, comedians, and masters of the tech universe. New episodes drop weekly on Tuesdays.
 
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The DO Lectures - DO Podcast
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The idea is a simple one. That people who Do things, can inspire the rest of us to go and Do things too. So each year, we invite a set of people to come and tell us what they Do. For more, visit www.thedolectures.com
 
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Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations
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Everybody Has a Soul Story
 
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Emile in the Morning at Night
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A podcast where I talk to interesting people over a cup of coffee, at night. Conversations about life and video games every week.
 
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The Odditorium
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A fortnightly podcast that explores the fringes of culture; its mavericks and pranksters, adventurers and occultists, artists, comics, eroticists and even the odd chef. Each podcast features a guest speaker recorded before an audience, somewhere in the UK. Hosted by Dr Bramwell and his ill-prepared sidekick, Mr Mounfield. Season 2 starts in November!
 
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The Thrive Global Podcast
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Welcome to the Thrive Global Podcast with iHeartRadio, hosted by Arianna Huffington. In Season One, we’ll be sitting down with notable leaders, celebrities, athletes and influencers to learn how prioritizing well-being — instead of burnout and overwork — has made them happier and more successful. This podcast will give you the tips, tools and microsteps to transform your life and go from surviving to thriving.
 
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A Great Recipe for Life Podcast
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Mel Kettle talks to everyday people who are doing interesting and sometimes extraordinary things as they search for their great recipe for life.
 
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Real Talk Radio with Nicole Antoinette
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This is Real Talk Radio, the podcast that's filled with refreshingly honest conversations about the wonderful mess of being human. In a world that's hell-bent on selling us things to "fix" ourselves, this show represents a small but powerful rebellion by people who just want to be real. During each eight-episode season, show host Nicole Antoinette sits down with a wide range of beautifully imperfect people - athletes, writers, entrepreneurs, parents, coaches, activists, adventurers, artists, ...
 
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Reggie from the Road
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Reggie Grey is living on the road, exploring personal growth by interviewing folks living similar lifestyles. Everyone has a story. Everyone has a lesson to teach. Everyone can do something out of the box.
 
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Storytime w/ 'Uncle Creepy' Ian McCall
 
"Storytime with Uncle Creepy" is the official podcast of UFC flyweight contender Ian McCall. On this podcast you can expect the unexpected as Ian welcomes his friends from many walks of life. "Storytime" is not your everyday podcast. So, grab a beverage, get comfortable, and get ready for a story!
 
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Like I'm A Six-Year-Old
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Comedian Tom Ballard sits down with interesting and passionate people to find out what they do and what they believe in. It's kind of like Kitchen Cabinet except Tom can't cook.
 
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Intellectual Nonsense
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We highlight extraordinary people doing great things. Passionate individuals who reside in our backyard, Chicago. Take a listen, because you might just find yourself nodding in agreement, shaking your head in disagreement, laughing, or, being amazed at people's respective stories.
 
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Cringe with Marc van Bulck
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This is something I wanted to do - sit down with people I think are interesting - nerds, artists, and theologians - and ask them the questions that I've always wanted to ask but that I rarely hear in other interviews. I am a full-time minister, so I will try to make more of these whenever time and scheduling will allow.
 
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Intercourse Podcast
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Intercourse is a podcast recorded in Manchester, NH. It features local guests from many different walks of life. Some are here to promote their businesses, some their art, and others are here just to have conversations. The host of Intercourse is Dan Gagnon. The audio engineer, and studio owner, is Sean Campbell. The show is uncensored, largely unedited, and nothing is off the table. Intercourse may contain language and themes that are unsuitable for most. Listen at your own discretion.
 
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The David Gregory Show
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Well known television journalist and author David Gregory brings you "The David Gregory Show" - surprising conversations with famous and interesting people, where David gets personal and asks his guests to open up and talk about their beliefs, their faith, and the things that have mattered most in their lives.
 
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Strangers and Friends
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Will Rogers once said "A stranger is just a friend I haven't met yet." This podcast is an exploration of that idea, talking to new friends and old, and telling the stories that makes them who they are while exploring current events, technology, spirituality, and whatever else we happen upon along the way.
 
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Brewed in Bangkok | Stories From Thailand's Capital
 
In-Depth Guides for Expats in Thailand
 
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inspireland podcast
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Talking to interesting people. Doing interesting things.
 
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Random Questions with Eric Johnson
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Random Questions is a podcast dedicated to the love of conversation. Each episode, host Eric Johnson sits down with interesting people and interviews them. The twist is that neither Eric nor his interviewee knows what he's going to ask. All of the questions will be pulled randomly, mid-interview, from an online database. And anyone can add to this database by submitting their own questions at RandomQuestions.xyz
 
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Róisín Meets...
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Róisín Meets is a free weekly Life & Style podcast from The Irish Times presented by Róisín Ingle.
 
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Foot in the Door
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Interesting conversations with interesting people.
 
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Michael Donovan's Walking Home
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The podcast about our weird lives on this magical planet. Hosted by photographer/artist, Michael Donovan.
 
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The HawkCast with A.J. Hawk
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Inspiring People Talking with NFL Lineback A.J. Hawk
 
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Face 2 Face with David Peck
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I believe that good conversation can create change. They can also be fun and engaging, full of insights and unexpected outcomes. And you're never quite sure where they're going to lead. Intimate dialogue assumes authenticity, transparency and dealing with substantive and sometimes difficult questions. I try to do that with Face2Face.
 
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Ideas By Elliot Podcast
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I podcast. I build. I program. I design. I blog. I post. Ideas.
 
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Getting Better Acquainted
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A weekly podcast: Join Dave Pickering on his journey to get better acquainted with the people he knows. Part interview show, part oral history project and part autobiography through conversation.British Podcast Award 2017 winner (bronze in Best Interview category)GBA was nominated for a 2012 Radio Production Award, aired for 3 seasons on Resonance 104.4 FM and was featured on BBC Radio 4's In Pod We Trust, BBC Radio 5 Live’s Helen and Olly's Required Listening and has been recommended by The ...
 
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The Outside Voice Show
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Living Out Loud Outside
 
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Feisworld Podcast
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Feisworld Podcast is a platform created for unsung heroes and self made artists. Our conversations cross the boundaries between business, art and the digital world.
 
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The Brett Berhoff Experience
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The Brett Berhoff Experience brings you exclusive conversations with the most inspiring minds from around the globe.
 
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15 Minutes: a podcast about fame, with Jamie Berger
 
Welcome to 15 Minutes. I'm Jamie Berger. First off, yes, 15 Minutes is the name - no, the episodes aren't all 15-minutes long. Sorry for any confusion! We'll be talking to everyone from the famous to high-school students and anyone and everyone in between, about FAME. Join me, won't you? For more about our guests, and how you can grab a chunk of your quarter hour, See also:http://15minutesjamieberger.comorhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/15-minutes-podcast-about-fame/id1114333130?mt=2To c ...
 
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Hello Harrisonburg
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Hello Harrisonburg is a cultural and economic development audio magazine focused on Harrisonburg, Virginia. Kai Degner produces and hosts this innovative, hyper-local podcast that features interviews with people making the Friendly City a great place to live, work, and play.
 
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CreateCast
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Welcome to CreateCast, the show about people who make good. Your Host Chase K sits down with chefs, actors, musicians, writers, and other incredible people to talk about what they do and why they do it. Head to www.createcastpod.com for more info!
 
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IV small talk with Mike and friends
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Fun and interesting guests. No rules.....just hanging out! Hosted by Mike Brown
 
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Seja um assinante: apoia.se/gugacastQuem assina, tem acesso a conteúdos extras exclusivos no nosso grupo secreto no Facebook.Nesse episódio, estabelecemos uma pausa no Gugacast para a reestruturação da segunda metade desta temporada! Temos muitas novidades por aí, então fique ligado!Mas, como sempre, não iriamos deixar você sem conteúdo. Então ...…
 
Politicians and civil servants usually abandon their offices in the dog days of August, but not this year in London, where Brexit is now an overwhelming political priority. Theresa May's Government has issued a raft of proposals on what trade, border and legal arrangements might look like post Brexit, with a striking focus on continuity rather ...…
 
Angela J. Davis is the former director of the DC public defender service, a professor of law at American University, and editor of a remarkable new book titled Policing the Black Man, which pulls together deeply researched essays on virtually every aspect of how black men and black boys interact with the criminal justice system. It is a revelat ...…
 
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Kevin Pollak's Chat Show
 
Join Kevin as he sits down with returning guest Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad, Sneaky Pete) with his first book, A Life in Parts. Bryan chats about acting through a cold on Broadway, how he broke Larry David on set, and his resting Walter White face.This episode is brought to you by Littleton Coin Co. (www.littletoncoin.com/chatshow) and Casper ...…
 
Jeff caught up with the brother and sister and chatted about how comedy came into their lives and how their professional lives have intertwined.
 
Mark Twain once likened biographies to “the clothes and buttons of the man” saying “the biography of the man himself, cannot be written.” The quote is a favorite of Patricia Bosworth, a 1950s model-actor turned biographer known for capturing the lives of Diane Arbus, Montgomery Clift, and Marlon Brando. All three were revered and haunted by int ...…
 
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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
 
This week, two of our favorite Bullseye guests. First up: Ellie Kemper, star of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. If you haven't seen it, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has a pretty unusual premise. A woman emerges from a mid-western bunker. She's been held captive there by a cultish kidnapper. She and her fellow captives are national news. So, she moves t ...…
 
Nathan sits down with local chef, graphic designer, and musician Chase Daley for the 45th episode of the Finding Sacramento podcast. Check out Chase's new band This Great State! They chat about how he fell in love with restaurant work as a dishwasher, whether Midwest food will take off in Sacramento, why he fell in love with cooking Italian foo ...…
 
Does the life you want match the life you’re actually living? Many people might answer, “Not yet, but I’m too busy to work on it.” Shauna Niequist, mother, wife and author of the life-changing, best-selling book “Present Over Perfect,” tells Oprah how she went from being busy, exhausted and frantic to quiet, reflective and peaceful. Learn how t ...…
 
In the age of Donald Trump maybe the world is getting used to international politics delivering the unexpected. Stephen Sackur speaks to Mikheil Saakashvili who served two terms as President of Georgia. He then abandoned his home country to take citizenship in Ukraine, serving as a regional governor until he fell out spectacularly with the Ukra ...…
 
Best-known as the spokesman for OxiClean where he succeeded Billy Mays, Anthony is the pitchman of choice for dozens of innovative, practical usage consumer products including the X5 5-in-1 Steamer, the Sticky Buddy and Smart Mop. Star and Co-Producer of the Discovery Channel series “PitchMen,” Sully is also a regular guest of choice on a varie ...…
 
On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will cross the United States for the first time in a hundred years. For millions of people in its path, it’ll be like opening a window directly onto the broader universe. Besides chasing eclipses, how else can we see what's out there, beyond our skies?For a full list of segments from this show, visit ...…
 
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15 Minutes: a podcast about fame, with Jamie Berger
 
Comedian Josh Johnson has had a big couple of years. He arrived in NY (after a few years in Chicago doing stand-up) just a couple of years ago, but has already written for and appeared on the Tonight Show, his first solo album, “I Like You,” on Comedy Central Records, came out in July, debuting at number 4 on iTunes and 11 on Billboard, and his ...…
 
Dana Janbek is an assistant professor of communication at Lasell College in Newton, Mass. Her research focuses on the use of information and communication technologies in the Middle East. She has recently started her sabbatical and chosen to study the life of Syrian Refugees. Show Notes and blog post: https://www.feisworld.com/blog/dana-janbeck…
 
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Like I'm A Six-Year-Old
 
Geoff Norcott is a rare thing indeed: an (openly) right-wing comedian. His recent stand up shows have explored his working class background and his conservative politics and they've been mighty funny. This was a fascinating discussion about Goeff's thoughts on capitalism, right-wing politics in comedy, Brexit, immigration, outrage, Corbyn, Brix ...…
 
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Róisín Meets...
 
On the latest Music Month podcast, Róisín Ingle meets Sallay Matu Garnett, or Loah as she goes by on stage. Loah released her EP This Heart earlier this year and performs three songs from it in the episode. A pharmacist by trade too, she has been writing music for years and has a co-writing credit on her ex-boyfriend Hozier's song Someone New.…
 
For more than two decades the ANC has been South Africa's impregnable political structure, but now cracks are appearing. At least 30 ANC MPs defied the party whip and supported a no confidence motion against party leader and national President, Jacob Zuma. Stephen Sackur speaks to Pravin Gordhan, the man President Zuma sacked as Finance Ministe ...…
 
The Team Never Quit Podcast is proud to welcome Houston business icon, Jim McIngvale, to this week’s show. Marcus, Rut and #TheWizard are fired up to have Jim tell his greatest #NeverQuitStories along with what it takes to build a multimillion dollar business from the ground up. Jim’s story is filled with endless inspiration and countless princ ...…
 
Sofie talks to musician, spoken word poet and actor Scroobius Pip about casting a British Hamilton, embracing the fact that art is not a documentary, having a stutter, the taboo of discussing the crossover between good and bad, almost drowning as a kid and how it may have affected his outlook on death, feeling empathy for bullies and the import ...…
 
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Getting Better Acquainted
 
In GBA 305 we get better acquainted with Dave. He talks about recreating the first series of the sitcom The Trip with his best friend, the smell of motor racing, being a fan of comedy, how Blackadder, Asterix and the city of York influenced his interest in history, being comfortable being and living on your own and lots more.We recorded this co ...…
 
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Face 2 Face with David Peck
 
Tanya and Face2Face host David Peck talk about mutual trust, Smart Risks, peace-building, mattresses, innovation and a grassroots manifesto for change. Biography Tanya Cothran is Executive Administrator at Spirit in Action International, a granting organization that supports community organizations and individuals in Kenya, Malawi, and Uganda. ...…
 
In Part 2 of Oprah’s conversation with India.Arie, a member of Oprah’s SuperSoul 100, the Grammy winner reveals how she returned to her spiritual roots, regained her energy and rediscovered her true identity. Oprah says, “India’s honesty and openness moves me deeply.”
 
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HARDtalk’s Stephen Sackur speaks to Mostefa Souag, Acting Director General of Al Jazeera. The news network was launched in Qatar in 1996 it had a seismic impact on the media landscape in the Middle East. Here was an Arab broadcaster refusing to play by local rules: ambitious, punchy and provocative in its coverage of the region and the world. T ...…
 
In the aftermath of Trump’s bizarre, dangerous North Korea tweets, I’ve been fixated on a question: Should Trump be removed from office? The mechanisms we have for curbing a dangerous presidency are limited, at least as we normally think about them. Though legal scholars argue over the founders’ intent, impeachment is thought to be a remedy for ...…
 
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Kevin Pollak's Chat Show
 
Join Kevin as he sits down with actor Josh Hopkins (Cougar Town, G.I. Jane). Josh chats about being a self-proclaimed TV show killer, breaking the fourth wall in real life, and he makes up a song about the Sundance Film Festival.This episode is brought to you by Littleton Coin (www.littletoncoin.com/chatshow).…
 
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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
 
This week, two Emmy nominated heavy hitters. First up: Alfred Molina. Talk about auspicious starts: Alfred Molina's first American film role was as the "Throw me the idol, I'll throw you the whip" guy in the beginning of Raiders of the Lost Ark. Since then, he's had over 150 parts. That includes unforgettable roles in movies like Coffee and Cig ...…
 
When Jeff Bezos had the idea to start an online bookstore, he was working in a secure job on Wall Street. The internet was still young, and the average person had never made a purchase online. Bezos knew the chances of his company failing were high, but he also knew that if he didn't take the risk, he'd always regret it. More than 20 years late ...…
 
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Tangentially Speaking with Dr. Christopher Ryan
 
Stanley Krippner is one of the most interesting, funny, kind-hearted men I know. We chatted in his room at the Oakland Marriott about channeling spirits, altered states of consciousness, life after death, and the importance of a good breakfast.
 
Nathan sits down with Chinua Rhodes of Sofar Sounds Sacramento, District 8 Sacramento Commissioner, and co-owner of Creating Rhodes, a real estate flipping business, for the 44th episode of the Finding Sacramento podcast. They chat about why Chinua has pride being from South Sacramento, why South Sacramento has a reputation and how it can be ch ...…
 
Do you ever feel spiritually exhausted but aren’t sure how to replenish or reconnect to your soul? Multiplatinum-selling singer India.Arie opens up about hitting rock bottom and ignoring the signs that her “soul was sick.” The Grammy winner tells Oprah about the spiritual crisis that caused her to walk away from the music industry for a four-ye ...…
 
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The Thrive Global Podcast
 
Arianna sits down with one of the world's biggest stars, singer/songwriter icon Katy Perry. The pop culture icon got her start singing gospel music as a teenager, releasing her first album when she was just 16. She’s now sold over six million albums, and 83 million singles in the U.S. alone. In a candid, thoughtful and wide-ranging conversation ...…
 
Matthew Furman is a professional magician and mind reader who specializes in doing the impossible with ordinary objects. Matthew performs all over the world at corporate events, private parties, golf tournaments, sales meetings, and trade shows. His exceptional talent and warm personality leaves guests with a sense of amazement, excitement, and ...…
 
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To the Best of Our Knowledge
 
“The climate crisis is a crisis of culture and thus of imagination,” says writer Amitav Ghosh. So what changes in our conversation about global warming when we tap into the imaginative worlds of novelists and artists? How Bad Can Climate Change Really Get?; Where’s the Great “Climate Change Novel”?; Let’s Get Serious About the Anthropocene; Zul ...…
 
Life strategist Tony Robbins will guide you through the skills needed to transform your life today. Tony’s wife, Sage, also joins the conversation to talk about the marriage-changing insights they have discovered through their journey as a couple.
 
HARDtalk’s Stephen Sackur speaks to Isaias Medina, former Venezuelan diplomat at the UN and now an anti-Maduro dissident. Venezuela's political and economic crisis is precariously poised - the Maduro regime is determined to re-write the constitution to strengthen its grip on power - the opposition is intent on using mass protest to bring the Go ...…
 
Learn how to manifest the life you want with two simple words. Pastor Joel Osteen, one of America’s most influential religious leaders, discusses personal success, the power behind the words we speak and how each of us can make a difference. Oprah says Pastor Osteen changed the way she speaks power into her life.…
 
Is Poland, a country that was held up as a model of post-Soviet transition, turning away from liberal democracy? In July the EU announced that it would launch legal action against Poland over plans to give politicians more power to sack and appoint judges. Zeinab Badawi speaks to Poland's foreign minister Witold Waszczykowski and asks what this ...…
 
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Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations
 
What is the best time of day to meditate? How much time should you meditate each day? What is a mantra? Listen as renowned spiritual pioneer Deepak Chopra demystifies meditation and answers the most frequently asked questions. Oprah has known Deepak for 25 years, and she says he has “inspired her to lead a more conscious life.”…
 
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Róisín Meets...
 
Farah El Neihum, otherwise known as ‘Farah Elle’, is a singer and pianist with an alternative pop sound influenced by everything from hiphop to R&B, to ska, with Arabian echoes from her Libyan background. She chats to Róisín about music, growing up Muslim in Ireland and her "rock 'n' roll ninja" mum Dr. Fatima Hamroush who, as minister for heal ...…
 
Oprah’s conversation with best-selling author Paulo Coelho continues from his home in Switzerland. In Part 2, Paulo shares his unique spiritual journey and how he never lost faith in his personal dream.
 
Social media is supposed to help us connect with one another and reduce loneliness, but what if the opposite is true? Psychologist Jean Twenge just wrote a piece in The Atlantic asking, “Have smartphones destroyed a generation?” She joins Katie and Brian to discuss the costs and consequences of endless screen time. Twenge is an expert on what s ...…
 
Why are you really here? What is your personal purpose on earth? In an extraordinarily rare interview from his home in Switzerland, Paulo Coelho, the author of The Alchemist, one of the best-selling books of all time, answers life’s biggest questions. He teaches us about dreams, destiny and the one thing he believes will make us happy. Oprah sa ...…
 
Zoology expert, Jules Howard gives his second Odditorium talk on the sex lives of animals, the extraordinary ways some creatures have learned to extend their lives and what we can learn from them. In the studio pie, cake and biscuit lover Dave Mounfield, is doing all he can to make it past 40. The post 40. Animal Sex and Death with Jules Howard ...…
 
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How To Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black
 
The president of Planned Parenthood talks to Michael about how she got started in activism and organizing and what it was like growing up in conservative Texas as the daughter of two outspoken liberals. She also delves into the important work Planned Parenthood is doing today for women’s health in spite of the opposition from those who oppose b ...…
 
Is your life in overdrive? Are you frantic, stretched thin, doing too much with too little time? Entrepreneur and media mogul Arianna Huffington discusses the unexpected spiritual wake-up call that shifted her entire perception of success and what makes life meaningful. Oprah says this about Arianna’s candid interview: “Finally, someone says ou ...…
 
Sofie talks to actress Anna Shaffer about “socking it to the man,” selfie filters, doing - or not doing drugs, pussy hats, being a woman in the nightlife, using social media as a platform, dating, Brené Brown, South Africa, Britishness, and - lots and lots of Love Island. Artwork by Linda Brinkhaus Jingle by Bailey Lenart A huge thanks to Phoen ...…
 
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Like I'm A Six-Year-Old
 
What better week to talk about Australia and marriage equality lolololol Sally Rugg is an out and proud campaign director at GetUp! calling for queer rights. She's been leading the marriage equality campaign for a while now (it regularly makes her "wake up tearing her hair out") and this week the movement has seen another ridiculous setback. Th ...…
 
Superstar comedian Tracy Morgan, of “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock” fame, opens up about the near-death experience he had after a horrific multicar crash in 2014. While in a coma, Tracy encountered his late father, who told him, “I’m not ready for you, son.” Oprah says, “Anybody who has been able to live, go to the other side and come back ...…
 
Chris and Face2Face host David Peck talk about engaged Buddhism, Cambodia, power and politics, photographs as symbols and hope. Trailer Synopsis Fading from black, the frame fills with the image of a rice field, leaves of grass billow in the wind. Cut to construction along the Mekong river in the capital Phnom Penh. On the soundtrack the metron ...…
 
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