Best Words podcasts we could find (Updated July 2018)
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Word of Mouth
Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them
After Words
Interviews with top nonfiction authors by journalists, public policy makers, legislators, and others familiar with their work. After Words airs each weekend at the following times: Saturday at 10pm ET Sunday at 9pm ET Monday at 12am ET
The World in Words
The World in Words is a podcast about languages and the people who speak them. What happens to the brain on bilingualism? Does it matter that so many languages are dying out? Should we fear the rise of global English? Is the United States losing its linguistic cohesion? Why are Chinese tech words so inventive? Why does Icelandic have so many cool swearwords? Patrick Cox and Nina Porzucki bring you stories from the world’s linguistic frontlines. Also at
Welcome to Russian- Word by Word. Every two weeks, our podcast helps Russian language learners, study Russian and learn about the latest news from the Russian world. If you are interested in news, culture and, of course, Russian this is the right place for you!
Word Matters
Word Matters is a podcast dedicated to helping Christians understand some of the most confusing passages of the Bible. Hosts Brandon Smith and Trevin Wax, along with special guests, help the audience both understand why the passage is difficult and how to teach it to others. Word Matters is sponsored by the Christian Standard Bible. Find out more at
Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth." To listen to the Walk in the Word radio program, please visit the Walk in the Word radio podcast.
1 on 1 interview show featuring the creative minds behind Comics TV Film Novels & Animation. Hosted by Chicago Pop Culture expert, John Siuntres
Free daily dose of word power from Merriam-Webster's experts
Words for Granted
Words for Granted is a podcast that looks at how words change over time. Host Ray Belli uses language--more specifically, individual words--as a way of making connections among history, culture, religion, and society.
WXPN's live performance and interview program featuring music and conversation from a variety of important musicians
Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth is a public radio show highlighting trends, surprising turns in pop culture, and news, science, and tech stories you aren't hearing about in the day's headlines. A daily podcast produced by New Hampshire Public Radio.
Last Word
Radio 4's weekly obituary programme, telling the life stories of those who have died recently
Spoken Word
A program dedicated to the eclectic world of poetry and performance. Guests are contemporary poets who read and discuss their works.
Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. Join him every weeknight.
Fiery Independent Baptist Preaching, Soul-winning, King James Bible ONLY!
Last Word On Spurs
The brand new Tottenham Hotspur podcast. Bringing you debate on all Spurs games each and every week. Featuring a range of guests as we have the 'Last Word On Spurs'. #COYS #THFC
Word Podcast
David Hepworth, Mark Ellen and kindred spirits talk about music and laugh until they cry.
Join Bishop Robert Barron for a weekly podcast on faith and culture. Find more episodes at and submit your questions at
Words of War was an anthology of war stories,told by the men and women who have seen them happen. Exciting stories of World War II, its origins,its affects, and its heroes.Patriotic stories of heroes.
A fun weekly radio show about language seen through culture, history, and family. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers who have questions and stories about linguistics, old sayings, word histories, etymology, regional dialects, slang, new words, word play, word games, grammar, family expressions, books, literature, writing, and more. Email your language questions to or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at 1 (87 ...
Mormon Authors and Mormon Writers are interviewed about their lives and their titles.
Word for Word
Australian English has many fascinating stories, interesting etymologies, and wonderfully weird slang. The language is constantly evolving as the world around us changes; new words are created, meanings change, and other things get left behind. In Word for Word, we explore the surprising histories behind everyday words and phrases, go behind-the-scenes with the dictionary editors, and meet some of Australia's most interesting word-lovers, from Scrabble champions to hip-hop artists. Join us a ...
An informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Hosted by interdisciplinary engineer Pius Wong, also host of The K12 Engineering Education Podcast. Produced by Pios Labs. Support the podcast by donating to Pius's studio on Patreon:
Storytelling is one of those things that makes us human. It takes many forms in many places and times but the need to record our story, to preserve the memory that we were here, and to hear the stories of others, this is universal. I'm a writer, a librarian, a mom, and a person in this world in search of how we tell our stories and how we hear the stories of others. Season 1: Flash Fiction. The sharing of minimalist literature, saying much with few words. May 2015-January 2018. Season 2: Boo ...
Welcome to The Final Word on all things Political and Pop Cultural. Comedic duo Frangela makes "Real News. REAL FUNNY!" Your positive "Back Up AND Black Up!" here to inspire you to #RESIST! Subscribe, review, and get a new episode each week! As a quick listen option, we also give you our classic "Idiot of the week" in a separate podcast. Produced by Joey Salvia for Westwood One.
Very Bad Words
As long as there’s been language, there have been forbidden words. What gives these words their power? Why are they considered “bad”? Producer and Host, Matt Fidler, reaches out to experts, linguists, and historians to explore these words and their cultural significance. From diving into specific bad words to exploring what language has the “worst curses”, Matt weaves personal stories and interviews to help shed light on the power of very bad words.
Every Word
John Bradshaw's online devotional series—called Every Word—provides a daily spiritual boost for busy people. In each one-minute program, Pastor Bradshaw focuses on one verse per day, with a new devotional every day of the week! Watch the latest programs online or search by topic. E-mail and iTunes options are also available, so watch today!
Word Of The Week
Feed on God's word mid-week by listening to sound biblical sermons selected by The Gospel Coalition editors.
Meaningless Words
Meaningless Words is a podcast that intends to analyze things being said in the public forum in search of the meaningless messages, ulterior motives, and will seek to back engineer the double talk to extrapolate the hidden agenda when possible.The overall purpose of doing this will be to have a laugh at the expense of the for-profit propagandists, poorly reasoned political pundits, and anti-scientific snake oil salesmen of the world.
Word Series
MP3 Audio Teachings by Andrew Wommack.
WW2: War and Words
The story of the 20 momentous years from 1936 to 1956 that changed the course of history, as told by Jonathan Dimbleby and through the words of remarkable BBC correspondents.
Investing, business, finance &economics - Mark Homer has the experience to help you with many of your questions & challenges. Mark My Words is a successful, eccentric & introverted businessman’s experience of 20 years with no waffle, ads, bravado or big pitches. Mark will interview the worlds most successful business, finance & money experts as well as impart his knowledge in a factual, direct manner. Mark runs & owns multiple businesses & property portfolios so teaches you what he does on a ...
Bishop Robert Barron's Weekly Podcast
Bedtime stories for kids, written by kids. A selection of sensational stories from the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show 500 Words competition.
The Last Word with Matt Cooper gets you up to speed with all the events of the day.
You can’t spell Game Master without “pretentious.” Well, you can, actually. But let’s pretend you can’t so I can make a point. My point is a good Game Master needs a lot of big, fancy words at their disposal to make their flavor text as confusing as possible. Oops. I mean engaging, not confusing. More at
Fortnightly pod-joy from Ian Collins (and Sideshow Kev).
Want to master your English pronunciation? Join 3,000-lesson vocal coach Matt Pocock (MA in Voice) on a pronunciation challenge: can you pronounce the 1,000 most common words in the English language? Every language is made up of sounds, and Matt takes you through every single sound in the British Accent, using the phrases you'll use every day.
Next Ten Words
Next Ten Words focuses on in-depth analysis and critique of the personal technology industry. Every week Michael Gartenberg, Rene Ritchie, and guests go beyond the soundbite to the next ten words. And the ten after that.
A vocabulary podcast dedicated to defining advanced English words, such as those found on the GRE, SAT, LSAT, etc.
Michael Lodge discusses business, taxes, love, sex, travel, God, politics, but mostly taxes. The other stuff is just for you to tune in. Get ready - let's talk taxes, business and other stuff.
a one on one interview show where comic TV film and other pop culture creators discuss their current and past works. recent guests and subjects include DC Comics, Marvel, Watchmen co-creator Dave Gibbons, Batman writers Greg Rucka , Grant Morrison, and Alex Ross
Word of Life Church in St. Joseph, Missouri is a thriving non-denominational church led by Pastor Brian & Peri Zahnd. We are followers of Jesus seeking to be an authentic expression of the kingdom of Jesus in the twenty-first century. Additional sermon audio and other resources are available at
A Bible study with Bill Crowder, Elisa Morgan and Mart DeHaan
Learn English Vocabulary Podcast. Always Free. Please leave good reviews at iTunes. It's a FREE show so be kind with the reviews. We are constantly working on making the show better.
The Most Popular Educational Podcast on iTunes. Learn Difficult English Vocabulary Words. Educate yourself! It's a free podcast that's sponsored by but you're welcome to leave a donation to cover bandwidth costs.
A Word in Your Ear
Emeritus Professor Roly Sussex walks you through the linguistic mindfield, explaining the weird and wonderful aspects of English and many other languages.
Short, daily meditations on God’s Word that not only drive us to pray, but drive how we pray. Featuring teacher, author, and pastor David Platt.
Words and Their Stories programs explain idioms and expressions that many learners of American English find difficult to understand.
Eat Your Words
Eat Your Words is the weekly radio dispatch from Cathy Erway, founder of the blog Not Eating Out In New York. Every week, Cathy is joined by authors of books that you just want to eat up -- from colorful cookbooks to food memoirs to exposes on the food industry, it's all meaty topic for discussion. Tune in to learn what's new and happening in the world of food through its literature.
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We should pray that God will help us to want people to think less about us and only about Him. Let's long to live for the increase of Christ and the decrease of ourselves.
How will YOU feel? “And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.”- Revelation 21:1By (Media Admin) (It Is Written).
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for July 21, 2018 is: acolyte • \AK-uh-lyte\ • noun 1 : one who assists a member of the clergy in a liturgical service by performing minor duties 2 : one who attends or assists a leader : follower Examples: The lawyer arrived with one of her acolytes, an eager young attorney who'd recently been hired by the fir ...…
Sit back and relax to some jazz. No politics. No Business. No Taxes.....just jazz to relax to.
Katy Tur fills in for Lawrence O’Donnell tonight on The Last Word: The New York Times is reporting President Trump personally discussed payments to former Playboy model Karen McDougal with Michael Cohen, who recorded the conversation. Katy and her guests discuss whether these tapes could lead to legal consequences. Plus, the GOP dam is breaking ...…
Every single day we are being attacked by political hate. It is everywhere. We no longer respect each other as Americans. It is time to rebuild America.
Not only are there names which can be used for either gender, but they sometimes have different spellings and diminutives are often the same even when the names differ.
Poet and writer Theo Dorgan on the talk he will be giving at the Galway International Arts Festival about home and how it has influenced his life and writing.
Susan Keogh and Daniel McConnell discuss some of the stories making the news this week
Pictured: Oliver KnussenJulian Worricker on:British composer and conductor, Oliver Knussen, described as a towering figure in contemporary music....Barbara Harrell-Bond, who founded and then directed the Refugee Studies Centre at Oxford University....The media executive, Sam Chisholm, who drove the development of multi-channel television in Bri ...…
First Nicky Wheeler Nicholson talks about her grandfather Major Malcom Wheeler Nicholson the creative founder of what became DC Comics. There were several years of DC books before Action Comics #1 and Nicky talks about those early years and The Major's direct involvement in the Superman story. Then Geek Business analyst Rob Salkowitz is back wi ...…
First Nicky Wheeler Nicholson talks about her grandfather Major Malcom Wheeler Nicholson the creative founder of what became DC Comics. There were several years of DC books before Action Comics #1... WORDBALLOON features one on one interviews with the writers and artists behind today's pop culture favorites. The creative minds behind today's ho ...…
Christ's first miracle at Cana compels us to ponder the ways in which God has manifested His glory in our lives.
Live with eternity in mind. “For the great day of His wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand.”- Revelation 6:17By (Media Admin) (It Is Written).
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for July 20, 2018 is: paste • \PAIST\ • verb 1 : to strike hard at 2 : to beat or defeat soundly Examples: "But, Moody came up next and pasted a liner into right for a single, which fueled a five-run inning for the Roughers." — Mike Tupa, The Bartlesville (Oklahoma) Examiner-Enterprise, 7 June 2018 "A year ago, ...…
Today on Discover the Word, we conclude this week’s study titled, “Seeing and Unseeing.” Learn how the “cautious disciple” Philip was changed by a personal relationship with Jesus and discover how…By doconnor.
Tonight on The Last Word: Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced via Twitter that President Trump has asked John Bolton to invite Vladimir Putin to the White House, which, during an interview with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell, took Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats by surprise. Also today, House Republicans voted against subpoena ...…
Should Ireland boycott next year's Eurovision in Israel? Lynn Boylan and Eoin Murphy discuss.
Michael Sheridan gives some tips on how to drive safely.
Mick Finn and Larry Ryan discuss the GAA's refusal to allow Páirc Uí Chaoimh to host the Liam Miller benefit match in September.
Hear live performances and an impassioned conversation with frontman Dave Matthews. Dave shares his excitement about the band's new album Come Tomorrow. He talks about having his song "Crash Into Me" used in the Greta Gerwig film Lady Bird, going to the March For Our Lives in Seattle with his daughter, and being born into apartheid-era South Af ...…
By God's grace through faith in Christ, we have been given the right to become children of God.
A little deadly.“Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.”- 2 Corinthians 7:1By (Media Admin) (It Is Written).
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for July 19, 2018 is: halcyon • \HAL-see-un\ • adjective 1 : calm, peaceful 2 : happy, golden 3 : prosperous, affluent Examples: "Today, California is in the black and has even banked an emergency fund of eight billion dollars. Unemployment is less than five per cent. Still, there is nothing halcyon about Brown ...…
Today on Discover the Word, the team talks about jigsaw puzzles. When we first start out, individual pieces just look like little blobs of color with jagged edges. But the more pieces…By doconnor.
The remarkable Hunch (aka Daymon Greulich) performs a spectacular set of spoken utterance. He analyses himself, his inner psyche, the world around him, and anything else that might get in the way, at a rate of knots. Just when you thought it couldn't get any faster, he ups the beats per minute to a breathtaking tempo. Norman Gunston on speed. B ...…
Stephen Teap talks about his wife Irene, who sadly passed away from cervical cancer last year.
Before you go out and get your marriage license and say I do, sit down and do a financial compatible check list. Where do you stand financially? The problem is that financial problems cause a lot of stress in a marriage, and it has destroyed marriages.
Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela, you turned hate into love and changed a nation.
Because Jesus dwelt among us and paid the price for our sin at the cross, we are free in Him. We no longer have to stand back but can enter into the presence of the glory of God.
Don't be taken in.“I feel so lied to by my church because much of what they’ve been telling me isn’t true.” - John 8:31-32By (Media Admin) (It Is Written).
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for July 18, 2018 is: salvo • \SAL-voh\ • noun 1 a : a simultaneous discharge of two or more guns in military action or as a salute b : the release all at one time of a rack of bombs or rockets (as from an airplane) c : a series of shots by an artillery battery with each gun firing one round in turn after a pre ...…
Two plus two equals four. Always. That’s the way the math works. But today on Discover the Word, the team will discuss “heavenly math” and how sometimes, when the numbers don’t…By doconnor.
John Caddell and Larissa Nolan look back at 35 years of Now That's What I Call Music.
Cal Thomas and Marion McKeone discuss the fallout from Trump's meeting with Putin in Helsinki.
Everyone is attacking everyone. Political hate is dividing our nation. Trump went to meet with Putin and the media and politicians attack. Let's start using some common sense with our own personal decision making on politics. Put the political hate and spin to the side and start thinking with your own brain. But, if you are going to run your li ...…
Used to be, you couldn't have an adventure film without some and then all of a sudden it was gone. Much like the people who stepped into this particular hazard. So, where did it go and why was it so popular for so long. Come along with us and get stuck in. Your contribution helps finance the show. Find out more.…
It's the first of this weeks UnConVentional episodes, featuring interviews that reflect the quirky San Diego con panels I like to attend.First up the great Don Mcgregor who did ground breaking work... WORDBALLOON features one on one interviews with the writers and artists behind today's pop culture favorites. The creative minds behind today's h ...…
It's the first of this weeks UnConVentional episodes, featuring interviews that reflect the quirky San Diego con panels I like to attend. First up the great Don Mcgregor who did ground breaking work in the 70s and 80s on Black Panther and other Marvel comics. The in the 80;s he was on the vangurad for creator owned books like SABLE with Paul Gu ...…
What do you look for?"But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in His name."- John 20:31By (Media Admin) (It Is Written).
We should long for the commentary on each of our lives to be one of obedience to the commands of God.
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for July 17, 2018 is: vouchsafe • \vowch-SAYF\ • verb 1 a : to grant or furnish often in a gracious or condescending manner b : to give by way of reply 2 : to grant as a privilege or special favor Examples: "Juan Carlos, who announced on Monday that he is abdicating the throne, was long revered for his role in ...…
As Christians, “stepping out in faith” is a part of our everyday language. But have you ever considered those who took the very first steps? Today on Discover the Word, we will…By doconnor.
The word "the" is the sole definite article in the English language. It's also the most common word in our language. However, for such a grammatically fundamental word, its history isn't as straightforward as one might think. Old English had a whopping twenty different forms of the definite article, all of which collapsed into the single, versa ...…
Tony Cascarino and Ewan MacKenna look back at the World Cup final and the tournament overall.
Cal Thomas and Marion McKeone discuss Donald Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.
Christopher Paye, Gordon Jones and Leslie Shoemaker discuss the impact of long commutes on our mental health.
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