Best Tolkien podcasts we could find (Updated May 2019)
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The Tolkien Professor podcast is a series of lectures, discussions, and seminars on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien by Corey Olsen, Assistant Professor of English at Washington College in Maryland. Find me on Facebook at "The Tolkien Professor," on Twitter at @tolkienprof, or at my website at www.tolkienprofessor.com. I have also begun a grand new venture: the Mythgard Institute, offering courses on Tolkien studies for credit at the MA level, or just for fun! Join us at www.mythgard.org.
 
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Keep On Tolkien
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Keep on Tolkien is a podcast that takes you on a sarcastic and passionate journey through the Tolkien Legendarium. Our aim is to provide quality information about Tolkien lore while keeping a fun-loving and casual atmosphere. Its like hanging out with your buddies...if your buddies were two fowl-mouthed nerds with a rather unhealthy obsession with how terrible the hobbit movies are.Have questions, comments, or suggestions? Shoot us a message on your favorite social media site!We want to hear ...
 
Exploring the life and work of J. R. R. Tolkien. Hosts Alan Sisto and Shawn E. Marchese welcome readers of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and the other works in the Middle-earth legendarium to tune in as they discuss favorite passages from the books and films that started the worldwide fantasy phenomenon.
 
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Amon Sûl
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Exploring the Tolkien Legendarium with the Christian Faith - no summary
 
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The Tolkien Road
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A long walk through Middle-earth! Join co-hosts John & Greta as they go chapter-by-chapter through The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, The Hobbit and all of Tolkien's other works.
 
A beginners, somewhat feminist guide, to the works of JRR Tolkien
 
Welcome to “An Unexpected Podcast: Talkin’ Tolkien”. We invite you to join us in an adventure as Ezra and Lane delve deep into Middle Earth. Each fortnight we will gather for a book re-read, show speculation, and much more! So grab your book, a highlighter, cup of coffee, and keep a pocket-handkerchief close at hand. Remember, “Not all those who wander are lost” and we intend to let our imagination wander far and wide. Speak "Friend" and ENTER!!!
 
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The Tolkien Heads
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Join us as we read through J. R. R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings." Each week we work with a different chapter and explore various themes both in the novel and in our lives.
 
The Island of Misfit Podcasters
 
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The Tolkien Road
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A long walk through Middle-earth! Join co-hosts John & Greta as they go chapter-by-chapter through The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, The Hobbit and all of Tolkien's other works.
 
Great Commission Transmission Network
 
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Tea with Tolkien
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Join us for a cup of tea as we grow together in Hobbitness and Holiness, inspired by the faith and philosophy of JRR Tolkien.
 
One has watched the films far too many times. The other has read the books at least three times a year. Together, they chat through the books, compare the films to the text, and delve deep into the mines of Tolkien's lore as they imagine what life in middle earth would be like.
 
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Father Roderick
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A show about movies, travel, fantasy, TV, faith, sci-fi and minimalism.
 
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The Legendarium
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The Legendarium exists primarily as a book club for fantasy and sci-fi, both the classics and the new classics.Tolkien, Brandon Sanderson, Robert Jordan, and more.
 
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Green Dragon Live
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A new podcast for Middle-earth. Made for your first and eleventy-first time to J.R.R. Tolkien's high fantasy world. Served up from The Green Dragon in Bywater of the Shire.
 
All things J. R. R. Tolkien: his work, his inspirations and impact, creative interpretations in other media, languages, lore, ripoffs, parodies, anything we think is interesting!
 
Tolkien TV Talk, the podcast where we get hyped and keep you informed on everything you need to know talk about the upcoming Lord of The Rings Amazon series. Hosted by wishful hobbits.
 
Discussions About Tolkien’s World
 
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Athrabeth
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Athrabeth is a monthly podcast that invites you down the lesser trod paths of Tolkien's Legendarium. Each episode we pick a single chapter, essay, fragment, or topic, and do a deep dive, exploring it as both fans and scholars.
 
A Tolkien podcast that takes a relaxing approach to the professor's works. A place to come and enjoy a shared love for all things Tolkien. From mathoms to mallorns, Gondor to Gondolin. From Bag-end to Beleriand and Arda to New Zealand. Hobbits at heart are always welcome.
 
The 13th century Icelandic Völsungasaga is usually read by people studying the Poetic Edda or Wagner’s Ring – which obscures the fact it is a much better story than practically everything derived from it. A riddle-telling dragon, a broken sword, a hooded mysterious wanderer – cannibalism, incest, mutilation, and sensitive hearts. This is R-rated Tolkien – and the unashamedly archaic Magnússon-Morris translation is up for the adventure.Passages spoken in Old Norse are taken from the edition o ...
 
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Chaotic Adequate
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The comedic fantasy roleplay podcast that feels like Tolkien watched Community. Enter a world of orcs, elves, magic and relentless accidental NPC killing with Gregory Akerman, Steve Cross, Amanda DiGioia and Angus Dunican.
 
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The LOTROCast
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A podcast about the Lord of the Rings Online MMO and all things Tolkien
 
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There And Back Again
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In this series, story expert Alastair Stephens guides you through the pages of JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
 
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Tolkien White Girl
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When I was 15 I wrote a fantasy epic. 10 years later, I'm forcing my friends to read it with me.
 
A LOTRO Podcast
 
Join two "Narnia Novices" as they read The Chronicles of Narnia one chapter at a time. Each episode features analysis of the story, world, and themes found throughout Narnia. Phil and Daniel are currently reading the second book in the series: Prince Caspian. New episodes are released every other Wednesday!
 
Join two "Narnia Novices" as they read The Chronicles of Narnia one chapter at a time. Each episode features analysis of the story, world, and themes found throughout Narnia. Phil and Daniel are currently reading the second book in the series: Prince Caspian. New episodes are released every other Wednesday!
 
George MacDonald’s fairy stories and fantasy have inspired a number of writers including C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien and of this popular fairy story, which as you might suspect concerns a little princess plotted against by a race of goblins, G.K. Chesterton said that it “made a difference to my whole existence.”
 
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Speaking Of Wealth
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Welcome to the "Speaking of Wealth" podcast showcasing profit strategies for speakers, publishers, authors, consultants, and info-marketers. Learn valuable skills to make your business more successful, more passive, more automated, and more scalable. Your host, Jason Hartman interviews top-tier guests, bestselling authors and experts including; Dan Poynter (The Self-Publishing Manual), Harvey Mackay (Swim With The Sharks & Get Your Foot in the Door), Dan Millman (Way of the Peaceful Warrior) ...
 
"Finding the folktales, fables, and philosophies behind your favorite Hollywood films." The Story Cauldron is a weekly podcast that explores the stories behind the cinematic stories you love. Join us every Wednesday as we dive into what Tolkien called the "Cauldron of Story" to see where our movies come from.
 
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Front Row
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Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
 
Hosted by Larry Linenschmidt, Hill Country Institute Live is an ongoing conversation about issues of concern and interest to the Church today. We visit the life and works of giants of another day, such as C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien and also spend time with people and ministries doing creative work to fight human trafficking, feed the poor, create quality art, be good stewards of the environment, and much more, all with the heart and mind of Christ. For more information about the events an ...
 
Middle Earth Role Playing (MERP)Tabletop Roleplay adventures in the world of JRR Tolkien. With the guys from i-gameonline.Middle-Earth Stories from the time of 'The Lord of the Rings' in audio podcast. (Other adventures in Middle Earth played in a Dungeons and Dragons style). Using the MERP and Rolemaster systems produced by Iron Crown Enterprises Ice. #MerpPodcast
 
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Interlibrary Loan
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Three friends get together each week to read and discuss dense and rewarding books. Katie Sabo, Jon Cox, and Sky Swartout spend each week talking through a book chapter by chapter. A great book club experience, this show offers a conversational and fun way to read along!
 
Three friends get together each week and start talking Tolkien. Tolkien Expert Katie Sabo, casual fan Jon Cox, and newbie Chase Smith spend each week talking through these books chapter by chapter. A great book club experience, this show offers a conversational and fun way to read along!
 
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Tolkien at Oxford
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Podcasts that explore the relationship between J.R.R. Tolkien and Oxford University, where he both studied and worked.
 
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Talkin Tolkien
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We read Tolkien and then talk about it. Currently reading "Fellowship of the Ring." We occasionally sing and make jokes as well.
 
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Tolkien Takeaway
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An energetic exploration of Tolkien's works by writer and Tolkien nerd Vasilios Asimakos, ceaselessly delving into unpredictable Tolkien topics, because "not all who wander are lost."
 
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Tolkien's Road
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Tolkien's Road is a chapter-by-chapter walkthrough of the collected writings of acclaimed author J. R. R. Tolkien starting with THE HOBBIT, continuing with THE LORD OF THE RINGS and beyond. Each episode will tackle two chapters in sequential order as co-hosts Jim Seals & Jason Tondro attempt to unpack the deeper meanings and themes to be found therein.
 
The world’s first online broadcast network dedicated to African American entertainment news.
 
Join Aaron Armstrong, Dave Schroeder and Barnabas Piper talk about the books they love (and a few they really don’t) to help you be a better reader.
 
Like Tolkien? Love Tolkien? Are you the Tolkien fan other Tolkien fans are afraid of? This is the podcast for you.
 
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The Bookstore
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It's like a book club, but we actually read the book. Join hosts Becca and Corinne as they recreate their days working and hanging out at their local independent book store.
 
Bloggers Christy and Haley have caffeine-fueled chats about faith, books, culture and whatever strikes their fancy. Join them for conversations with great women as they share about family, vocation, tv, and laundry. So pour a cup of coffee or tea and enjoy some time with friends.
 
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Jared, Oriana and Ned discuss Oriana’s choice of topic: death. Not all of it, but a fair amount. Where exactly does free will come in for those in Middle-earth? What lies behind Tolkien's conception of death as ‘the Gift of Men’ which the Elves lack? What happens in the philosophical dialogue between Finrod and Andreth on death and fate? And ju ...…
 
This week we combined our movie discussion with out drunk episode. So, it’s a drunk movie discussion! We discuss our favourite scenes and lines and performances and adaptations. But, more importantly, we discuss the following completely unrelated pop-culture mediums: X-Men John Wick Detective Pikachu Veggie Tales Spy Kids Contact Us On Twitter…
 
Favorite Moments!!! Join us as we take a look back at some of our favorite moments from Two Towers! The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapte ...…
 
Tune in this week as we discuss one of the major heroes of the Third Age, Faramir son of Denethor!By Keep On Tolkien.
 
Charlie and Pip report on the Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth exhibit at the Morgan Library, the new Tolkien biopic, and Book 5, Chapter 2, in episode 45 of All Rings Considered's LotR read-through.By All Rings Considered.
 
We begin with a review of the new biographical film Tolkien (spoilers: see below) before moving on to the first half of Book I, Chapter 10. Frodo, Sam, and Pippin retire to their parlor after the “accident” in the common-room, only to find the mysterious Ranger called Strider there with them. Strider seems to know a lot about their errand, but ...…
 
Fr. Andrew thinks a lot of the reviewers of the 2019 film “Tolkien” are getting their reviews wrong, and he tells you all about it in this special review minisode with a lot of help from you, the listeners.By Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick and Ancient Faith Radio.
 
Concerning "On the Doorstep", from mountain mists to enchanted entrances... If you like The Tolkien Road, you can support us for only $1 per episode via Patreon! Topics discussed (chapter discussion begins at 6:30)... Sorry for the absence First By Boat, Then By Land Halfway Help The Front Gate Doorstep, but no door The Thrush and the Door Haik ...…
 
Today, The Curvy Critic is chatting about Pokémon: Detective Pikachu, Tolkien, POMS, Wine Country, The Hustle, Ask Dr. Ruth, All is True with Guest Co-Host Sharronda Williams. Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of WeLiveEntertainment, The Curvy Critic is BHL’s #1 inside source for film releases, festi ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/capcpod/199_Tolkein_and_Shadow.mp3 Wade and Kevin’s fellowship is reunited just in time for this week’s review of Tolkien, the biopic about a certain fantasy author that seeks to dig into where exactly the man got his ideas for his own fellowship. The guys also take a look at Shadow, the latest film from the Chinese di ...…
 
JRR Tolkien’s literary canon has inspired some of the highest-grossing films ever, now a biopic about his life is being released to cinemas. Tolkien stars Nicholas Hoult as The Lord of the Rings author and looks at his formative years at school and during World War One. But last week the family of Tolkien have issued a rare public statement dis ...…
 
Guest co-host Joshua Duncan joins Fr. Andrew to talk food, cheer, song, hoarded gold, the merrier world, and the hobbits who love them. Is the hobbit life compatible with Orthodox Christian asceticism?By Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick and Ancient Faith Radio.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy William Morris.
 
Anish Kapoor’s latest exhibition features new sculptures in welded steel, granite and onyx, as well as a series of large-scale paintings which he rarely shows. The artist discusses his continuing fascination with depicting bodily fluids, and with his favourite colour, alizarin crimson.In the new film Booksmart, Beanie Feldstein plays one half o ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/capcpod/201_Chad_Stahelskis_John_Wick_Chapter_3__Parabellum_and_Patrick_Creadons_Hesburgh.mp3 After last week’s big 200th-episode blowout, Seeing & Believing is back to its regularly scheduled programming with reviews of two films about two exceptional individuals. Keanu Reeves is back to his headshot-dispensing ways i ...…
 
Derrial Christon, Courtney Stewart, Jesse Janedy and Tanisha Laverne Grant discuss the new show in the works for Cardi B, black hair and Janelle Monae changing it up for Disney. Tha Trend features the hottest trending news of the week in social media that the culture is talking about. The show mixes informative conversations, humor, with a litt ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy William Morris.
 
Matthew Bourne's new dance work Romeo + Juliet has a young cast featuring dozens of teenage dancers who auditioned to join his professional company. John talks to choreographer Matthew Bourne, Paris Fitzpatrick and Cordelia Braithwaite who play Romeo and Juliet, and two young dancers from Leicester, Megan Ferguson and Alexander Love. Little Ste ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/capcpod/166_Mean_Girls.mp3 Just as Regina George invited loser Cady Heron shopping, Mean Girls invited itself into our cultural narratives with its acerbic jabs and absurdly comedic happenings. Mean Girls is both silly and serious, offering us a snapshot of the inner-workings of high school cliques and every human hear ...…
 
In this episode: reviewing Aladdin; the Peculiar Bunch on the Seal of Confession; the art of speed-reading; Annie Leibovitz's Vanity Fair Star Wars shoot and the Asus Zenfone 6 phone. Links mentioned in this episode:Bishop Barron: It is time for Catholics and all religious people to wake up to the danger of the California Confession Bill.BOOKST ...…
 
We discuss exercise improving outcomes for those with psychiatric disorders, CBD’s potential role in heroin addiction, CrossFit workout for Memorial Day and interview with Navy SEAL Remi Adeleke on his new memoir Transformed Shaka: @shakastrong TK Trinidad: @Tktrinidad Fit Club is Black Hollywood Live’s one stop shop for fitness and health info ...…
 
Join your vassals James(QueenJames), Matt(Varley), Matt(blu3arm0r), Michael(Khal Wadege), Adam(drownedsnow), Marie(Nymeria) for another episode of the Great Linear A Song of Ice and Fire Reread. This episode could potentially spoil any events in George RR Martin’s published series as well as … Continue reading →…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy William Morris.
 
Comedian Frank Skinner returns to the stand-up stage with his new tour Showbiz which he will be taking to the Edinburgh Fringe this summer where he first made his name, winning a Perrier Award in 1991. Now a radio and panel show host and co-writer of football anthem Three Lions with long time double act David Baddiel, he talks about the changin ...…
 
THE KRAKEN ENDS?! Aussie vassals Duncan (Valkyrist), Dana (Taindana), and honourary krakens Bing (Shoneshiner), David (davidhhh), Abby (DaceyMormont), and Kevin (creepy nuncle kevin) review the sixth episode of Game of Thrones’ eighth season, entitled “The Iron Throne.” Warning: Contains spoilers for … Continue reading →…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy William Morris.
 
Stephen Poliakoff talks about his new BBC Two drama Summer of Rockets. The story of Russian immigrant and inventor Samuel Petrukhin's attempts to induct his family into English high society against the backdrop of the Cold War, stars Toby Stephens, Keeley Hawes and Timothy Spall and is Poliakoff's most autobiographical work yet.The first time S ...…
 
Special Guest!!! This week we are discussing Tolkien's love of language! The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or ...…
 
Craig, Ryan, Stephanie, and author Andy Peloquin discuss Beyond the Shadows, book 3 of Brent Weeks's Night Angel trilogy. They talk about whether fantasy violence is any worse than the real stuff, what Dorian's story teaches us about the corrupting influence of power, and the growth arc of Vi, the former assassin with a heart of gold. Check out ...…
 
This week we discuss the complicated task that is reviewing a memoir after we read The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays by Esme Weijun Wang. Our next read will be The Dud Avocado by Elaine Dundy.By Awkwardly Social Media.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy William Morris.
 
Rocketman is the new Elton John film musical that charts the singer’s life from his upbringing in Pinner, meeting his long-time collaborator Bernie Taupin, making it big and then struggling with addictions. We speak to the director Dexter Fletcher - who also worked on Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody - about making the film which stars Taron Eger ...…
 
We love our listeners—you are as much a part of this show as we are, with your questions, feedback, and more than a little shade that gets thrown at us. On today's episode, we introduce a new way for you to participate in the show with our illiteracy helpline! With the help of Google Voice, we set up a new number for you to call in with your qu ...…
 
We love our listeners—you are as much a part of this show as we are, with your questions, feedback, and more than a little shade that gets thrown at us. On today's episode, we introduce a new way for you to participate in the show with our illiteracy helpline! With the help of Google Voice, we set up a new number for you to call in with your qu ...…
 
Dragoncast gets together to talk Thrones one last time for the series finale. The end of this journey through televised fan fiction. Aftershow at 1:17:00 Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Michal (inkasrain), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Bina (Bina007), Matt (Varley), Katie (Lady Griffin), Brett … Continue reading →…
 
It’s episode 60 of The Curvy Critic who is celebrating by chatting with Booksmart Director Olivia Wilde about high school, Dan Fogelman and being a first-time director. PLUS!!! Reviews of The Souvenir, The Sun is Also a Star and Trial by Fire. Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of WeLiveEntertainment, ...…
 
Watch as host Nakia Monet and Howard the 3rd talk about blac chyna recent interview on the wendy Williams show, Lamar Odom new tell all book, and why mtv kick off teen mom Jenelle Evans. Plus we have your favorite segments like bird talk and shows to watch just to name a few. BHL’s Back To Reality brings you to the latest gossip news and update ...…
 
Host Rhelin T talks with actor/singer Dana Vaughns as they discuss his new music, role on BETs American Soul and more! Make sure to subscribe to BHL! – http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive The post NEXT: Actor/Singer Dana Vaughns’ New Music, American Soul, & More! appeared first on Black Hollywood Live.…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy William Morris.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy William Morris.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy William Morris.
 
Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 202, originally published in May 2015. Ben Krueger is the owner of Authority Engine and is an avid podcaster. His company specializes in helping people start podcasts and other podcast related trainings. He talks to Jason on some very helpful podcast marketing tips to better utilize your audience and ...…
 
News from the Cannes Film Festival, including the premieres of Elton John biopic Rocketman and Ken Loach's Sorry We Missed You. With film critic Jason Solomons. David Chipperfield pays tribute to fellow architect I.M Pei, famous for his iconic designs such as the Louvre pyramid, who has died aged 102. Scottish crime writer Denise Mina on Convic ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/capcpod/200_Our_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_of_Cinema.mp3 The guys have something special in store for listeners this week. To celebrate the 200th episode of Seeing & Believing, Wade and Kevin decide to dig into their favorite films of all time and answer one deceptively simple question: what do they prize most in a film? Ea ...…
 
Reggie Ballard joins Danny Royce in the studio as a guest on today’s episode of Inside The Black Actors Studio. They discuss his career before and after Martin, comedy, acting craft, and so much more! Join us on Inside The Black Actor’s Studio to discuss the craft, artistry, and pathways of some of the most prestigious members of the black comm ...…
 
Derrial Christon, Courtney Stewart, Jesse Janedy and Tanisha Laverne Grant discuss the new ban in Alabama on abortions, a new Locqueesha that has black twitter on edge and the newest black life lost at the hands of police. Tha Trend features the hottest trending news of the week in social media that the culture is talking about. The show mixes ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy William Morris.
 
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