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Best Fascinating People podcasts we could find (updated April 2020)
Best Fascinating People podcasts we could find
Updated April 2020
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Ezra Klein brings you far-reaching conversations about hard problems, big ideas, illuminating theories, and cutting-edge research. Want to know how Stacey Abrams feels about identity politics? How Hasan Minhaj is reinventing political comedy? The plans behind Elizabeth Warren’s plans? How Michael Lewis reads minds? This is the podcast for you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Awaken, discover and connect to the deeper meaning of the world around you with SuperSoul. Hear Oprah’s personal selection of her interviews with thought-leaders, best-selling authors, spiritual luminaries, as well as health and wellness experts. All designed to light you up, guide you through life’s big questions and help bring you one step closer to your best self.
 
My new podcast 'Under The Skin' asks: what's beneath the surface - of people we admire, of the ideas that define our time, of the history we are told. Speaking with guests from the world of academia, popular culture and the arts, they'll help us to see the ulterior truth behind our constructed reality. And have a laugh. This show is moving to Luminary! For more, go to LuminaryPodcasts.com.
 
My name is Jay Shetty, and my purpose is to make wisdom go viral. I’m fortunate to have fascinating conversations with the most insightful people in the world, and on my podcast, I’m sharing those conversation with you. New episodes Mondays and Fridays. Listen anywhere you get your podcasts, and please rate and review the podcast if you enjoy it. Live life today ON PURPOSE.
 
Experience a side of Dr. Phil McGraw you may have been missing as he delves into the minds of the most interesting and accomplished people in the world today. From celebrities to ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances, to the world’s leading experts and “disrupters,” every guest will be provocative, informative and relevant. For more information: https://www.drphilintheblanks.com/
 
London Real is a video talk show that introduces you to the most fascinating people in the world. It is broadcast from studios in Shoreditch, East London to television and online platforms including London Live TV, YouTube and iTunes and is hosted by Brian Rose. Tired of being spoon-fed from the mainstream media, we’ve set out to offer a fresh, unscripted and unedited look into the world of real people. From activists to scientists, authors to fighters, politicians to drug smugglers – we pre ...
 
Hear the greatest life lessons of some of the most respected and renowned actors, musicians, public figures and athletes. Handpicked by Oprah, these luminaries reveal their lives with candor and insight — in their own words. Listen as Jay -Z, Justin Timberlake, Ellen Degeneres, Shaquille O’Neal, Reba McEntire, Dwayne Johnson and Jane Fonda, (just to name a few), share what they’ve learned about life and their own insights into their personal stories.
 
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.)
 
Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries. In season 1 of Mobituaries he introduces listeners to the people who have long intrigued him—from the 20th century’s greatest entertainer … to the Civil Rights pioneer who is completely forgotten … to sitcom characters gone all too soon. Even if you know the names, you’ve never understood why they matter…until now. And if you enjoy these episodes, look for more stories of great lives worth reliving when Mobituaries returns for season 2 in fall 2019.
 
Conversations with different individuals from different schools and walks of life discussing everything from psychology to art to spirituality to design to health and well-being, to relationships (whether they be romantic or colleagueship or parent with children relationships). Alanis will dive into science, neurobiology, music, travel, social commentary, maybe a tiny bit of political, and feminism (which Alanis likes to call "the Feminine Movement in both Males and Females Alike") the conve ...
 
The Jordan Harbinger Show is where self-motivated people, just like you, dig deep into the untapped wisdom of the world’s top performers -- from legendary creators to intelligence operatives, iconoclastic writers to visionary change-makers. We deconstruct the playbooks of the most successful people on earth to help you demystify what they do and how they do it. You’ll learn new strategies, perspectives, and tactics you won’t find anywhere else, then take these valuable insights into your own ...
 
To The Best Of Our Knowledge is a nationally-syndicated, Peabody award-winning public radio show that dives headlong into the deeper end of ideas. We have conversations with novelists and poets, scientists and software engineers, journalists and historians, filmmakers and philosophers, artists and activists — people with big ideas and a passion to share them. For more from the TTBOOK team, visit us at ttbook.org.
 
Katie Couric has questions. And on her new show, Next Question with Katie Couric, she’s determined to find answers—with a little help from the most captivating personalities in news, politics, and pop culture. For example: How did watching people play video games become a billion-dollar industry? Could CBD possibly be the key to overcoming pain and addiction? Does social media spur online radicalization? And what happens when at-home DNA tests reveal devastating family secrets? Join the awar ...
 
Join University of Washington professor Jeff Shulman for a fifth season exploring the far-reaching impacts of Seattle's physical and cultural transformation. In the fifth season, learn more about Seattle's homelessness crisis from those living on the city's streets and those developing potential solutions to the crisis. Notable guests from earlier seasons of Seattle Growth Podcast include Hall of Famer Lenny Wilkens, 3-time NBA All-Star Detlef Schrempf, NBA champion Wally Walker, Sonics lege ...
 
When the stakes are life and death, you'd be surprised at the lengths you’d go to survive. Pain, hunger, and fear can seem like paralyzing obstacles, but in the face of real danger, they’re actually what keeps us alive. ​Every week, we'll follow a different survivor's visceral and inspiring fight for life, and examine how the trauma impacted them forever. ​These are the stories of what happens when the human self-preservation instinct is pushed to its limit, through the eyes of the world's m ...
 
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 environments. Each contains timeless wisdom about human affairs but none of them is ideally suited to navigating the ever-changing environment in which we find ourselves. The goal of Mixed Mental Arts is to steal the best cultural software from everywhere and apply the core principle of Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do "Adapt what is usef ...
 
Each week join Retired Navy SEAL and Lone Survivor Marcus Luttrell who takes you into the "briefing room" to chat with incredible guests who share their greatest never quit stories. This humorous, heartfelt and entertaining podcast is changing lives and has become a beacon of hope and resilience to those who are facing the impossible. One of the best ways we can support our community is to share their stories so that we might inspire others to Never Quit.
 
Revealing, intimate conversations with visionaries and leaders in the arts, science, technology, public service, sports and business. These engaging personal stories are drawn from interviews with the American Academy of Achievement, and offer insights you’ll want to apply to your own life.
 
This is not a traditional career podcast. It’s a podcast for people who’ve looked at their interests to shape the work they do. What does it mean to be a philosopher? How is Big Tech affecting us? How do you combine activism with being the editor of a magazine? Award-winning author Emma Gannon has a gentle line of questioning that starts with work, and ends up wherever the conversations lead. Named Best Business podcast by Vuelio, Ctrl Alt Delete is a gateway into new ideas – with over 5mill ...
 
Is it just me or is time flying by? How do we make the most out of our short time here on Earth? That’s what we’re here to find out. I’m Justin Long and I’ve been an actor for most of my life, so I’m used to getting inside the heads of the characters I play. But now that I’m getting older (I’m 41 now, yikes), I want to peek inside the heads of real people to learn how they find meaning in life. I’m also very curious what their favorite snack food is, and what emoji they use most often — ya k ...
 
The Show About Everything! The Eric Metaxas Show offers compelling perspective on American culture, political life, and stories making news around the corner and across the globe. Heard on leading radio stations from coast-to-coast, The Eric Metaxas Show taps the unique talent of one of America’s best known authors, commentators, TV personalities and public speakers for radio unlike anything ever heard before: compelling, compassionate and interactive as Eric and his listeners seek answers t ...
 
An award-winning actor, Kevin 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. 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 th ...
 
Hi, Dax Shepard here. I’m fascinated by smart people with a unique point of view. On this show, I leverage people’s vague awareness of me as an actor to talk with a bunch of bona fide experts. It’s a soothing mix of brain candy and defensive humor (my response to feeling intellectually outclassed). Join me on a layman’s journey through the Land of Specialists!
 
Ellen on the Go is the place to hear what they’re talking about on the Ellen Degeneres Show! Hosted by the show’s Executive Producers, Ed, Mary, Andy and Kevin, this is your audio catch-up of this week’s Ellen Show, with a never-before-experienced glimpse at how the talk show comes together every day from the very minds that make it happen.
 
Off Camera is a podcast hosted by photographer/director Sam Jones, who created the show out of his passion for the long form conversational interview, and as a way to share his conversations with a myriad of artists, actors, musicians, directors, skateboarders, photographers, and writers that pique his interest. Because the best conversations happen Off Camera.
 
More than 300,000 women join Mia Freedman each week as she has candid conversations with interesting people who have fascinating stories to share. From Olivia Newton-John, Serena Williams, Marian Keyes, Liane Moriarty, athletes, actors, politicians, business leaders, authors and regular people who have achieved extraordinary things….they all let their guard down and open up in a way that’s positive and riveting.
 
The Becoming Wise podcast offers depth and discovery in the time it takes to make a cup of tea. Each episode is curated from hundreds of big conversations with wise and graceful lives. Reset your day. Replenish your sense of yourself and the world. On Being Studios is the producer of On Being, This Movie Changed Me, and more to come. Krista Tippett is the author of the New York Times bestselling Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living. President Obama honored her with th ...
 
Building on a 160-year-history of interviews with the world’s most consequential figures, the podcast brings the power of the Atlantic interview to the audio platform—and continues the publisher’s push to bring its journalism to more people in more ways. Jeffrey Goldberg, Editor in Chief talks to some of the most pivotal voices shaping politics, technology, art, media, business, and culture.
 
Welcome to the Thrive Global Podcast with iHeartRadio, hosted by Arianna Huffington. Arianna will 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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Missing basketbally? Today, we're looking back on our conversation with NBA All-Star Metta World Peace! His larger than life personality often precedes him and has made him one of the most polarizing players in the history of the game. The Queensbridge, New York native talks to Jesse about how his upbringing shaped him as a person and how it impact…
 
Laura Brunow Miner is an editor, designer and entrepreneur based in San Francisco. She founded Pictory, an online publication that showcases the photo stories of people around the world. In 2009, Miner started Phoot Camp, a creative retreat and photography workshop, and in 2010 began Eat Retreat, a workshop for leaders in the food community. She wa…
 
Craig explores the fusion of the digital and analogue worlds. A change is coming. The book is about to meet the digital world and an interesting convergence is going to happen. At this point, the definition of the book will be up for grabs. The book will go beyond just being a book. This is a unique convergence point for things digital and analogue…
 
British photographer, writer, and storyteller. Best known for his work documenting the long-term impact of war taking him to over a dozen countries. After losing both legs and his left arm in 2011 whilst in Afghanistan photographing those in the conflict, Giles told his doctors “I’m still a photographer”, and returned to work in Afghanistan less th…
 
Collyn talks about brand strategy, particularly how brands identify cultural and social roles and opportunities. Collyn emphasises the importance of a brand strategy to understand their role within the culture. Cultures are what make us feel connected to one another and part of something bigger. People want things they can connect with and if they …
 
Bobette Buster hails from small-town American, a region renowned for their storytellers. Travelling all over the US to listen to the last of the great “folk storytellers,” she recorded their “oral history” in a collection now stored at the Kentucky Museum. She then moved onto Hollywood, to learn the business of storytelling and script development, …
 
This week on the WellsCast, Wells lands his biggest and most famous guest in the history of the podcast. Wells goes deep to uncover the shocking stories and little known details about the early life of this massive guest. This is an episode you won’t want to miss. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
Εν μέσω μίας πρωτόγνωρης κρίσης, νέα εκπομπή «Διάλογος» με σύντομη συζήτηση για #COVID19 και στη συνέχεια συζήτηση για τον κινηματογράφο και την κοινωνία που σας επιτρέπει να ξεφύγετε από τη μιζέρια των ημερών. Μεταδόθηκε 31 Μαρτίου-6 Απριλίου 2020.By Dialogos Radio
 
We’re almost at the end of Season 1, so I’m very happy to squeeze in an episode with a scientist before the end of the series. Sanford Browne has a background in microbiology and, at the time of recording, was the VP of Research and Innovation at L'Oréal China. He has since been promoted to the SVP position covering all of Asia Pacific and has also…
 
My guest today is software engineer, designer, and researcher Andy Matuschak. He’s focused on Tools for Thought — which is a fancy way of saying that he works on technologies that expand what people can think and do. Before working as a researcher, he helped build iOS at Apple, focusing on foundations like multitouch, animation, and inter-app coord…
 
*Contains strong language. Tim and his producer catch up via Skype to listen to and chat about a few clips from the last few years. Included in this podcast are Russell Kane, Megan Hine, Paterson Joseph and Johnny Vegas. Turn on the tap with Quooker here - www.quooker.co.uk/enukIf you would like to contact us then our email address is dearlovejoypo…
 
Today, I’m Skyping with Alison Brahe-Daddo - the iconic Australian model who married the iconic Australian TV host, Cameron Daddo, moved to LA, had three children and then moved back home a couple of years ago to start again. Again. Here's my first No Filter interview with Alison ‘The Original Aussie Supermodel’ and my interview with Cameron Daddo.…
 
Next up is the amazing talented skier Chemmy Alcott. She talks about her route into professional skiing, which has seen her compete at the top of the sport on the World Cup tour and Winter Olympics. But it's been tough ride, she talks about all the injuries that potentially could have ended her career, and there has been ALOT of them! She also open…
 
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This episode is dedicated to all things Working From Home with the brilliant life coach Selina Barker. Selina is a life design and career change coach, writer, podcast host, co-founder of Project Love and creator of the Goodbye Hello journal. She is someone who gives very practical advice around designing your day and avoiding burn out so I thought…
 
Re-edit reboot of my 2017 two-episode conversation with Beth Lisick on the occasion of the publication of her great new and first novel, "Edie on the Green Screen." Congratulations, Beth! The episode starts with a serious #metoo conversation before moving on to lighter topics. So if you're needing light in these heavy times, after the intro, jump a…
 
We’re taking a break from in-studio interviews to social distance. During this time, we’re going to share our favorite Gimlet episodes about Coronavirus. This week we’re bringing you “The Attic and Closet Show 2” from Reply All. Reply All hosts Alex and PJ are recording in their respective attic and closet (hence the name) and breaking away from th…
 
Lori Gottlieb admits to Jay Shetty that she has always been fascinated by people’s stories. This allure first led her to television, but a desire to make an even deeper impact drew her to a career in counseling. There, she focuses on helping people explore their stories and rediscover their self-worth. Gottlieb, one of the leading therapists in the…
 
Jeannie Mai and brother Dennis welcome Professor Pérez into the studio to help us understand identity politics. Professor Pérez discusses why we take the complexities of groups for granted and addresses how stereotypes can be harmful. Plus, they'll discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and why the term "identity politics" might be considered prob…
 
Jeannie Mai and brother Dennis welcome Professor Pérez into the studio to help us understand identity politics. Professor Pérez discusses why we take the complexities of groups for granted and addresses how stereotypes can be harmful. Plus, they'll discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and why the term "identity politics" might be considered prob…
 
He was an outspoken proponent of the free market and small government, and one of the most influential economists of all time. Milton Friedman's ideas on monetary policy, taxation, privatization and deregulation have had enormous impact on government policies in the U.S. (and around the world) for over 50 years, including the Federal Reserve’s resp…
 
We know what we eat dictates how we feel, how we look, and affects our emotional and mental states but good nutrition is even more of a white knight, especially during this pandemic. We don’t know how long we’ll be sheltering in place, but this suspension is an unexpected opportunity to truly transform our bodies and health right inside our very ho…
 
Anything goes with James English Ep/97 The story of reformed criminal Stephen Gillen.Stephen Gillen, a reformed high security category A prisonerinvolved in organised crime that ended up costing him a 17 year prison sentence. Stephen had a very troubled upbringing in Ireland before moving to London and that's when his life of crime began. Stephen w…
 
First, Nick talks about Colton’s new book. Then we talk to a woman who can’t understand why she isn’t “in love” with the perfect guy, someone wanting to be friends with an ex, a woman who isn’t sure where she stands with the guy she’s dating, and a bisexual woman. Be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode! THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS: HIDRATE SP…
 
Ben Greenfield is a Coach, Author, Speaker, ex-Bodybuilder and Ironman Triathlete. We are what we repeatedly do. So when you have every known biohacking strategy at your disposal, what does one of the world's best known biohackers do every day? Today expect to learn Ben's entire daily routine from morning until night including his strategies for a …
 
Bradford-born magician Dynamo has had quite a journey - from taking on the local bullies with magic to a TV career and millions of fans across the world... and then there's the impact Crohn's disease has had on his health. He talks to Fearne about his positivity and the way he's had to adapt his act to meet his circumstances. Thanks to the sponsors…
 
Bradford-born magician Dynamo has had quite a journey - from taking on the local bullies with magic to a TV career and millions of fans across the world... and then there's the impact Crohn's disease has had on his health. He talks to Fearne about his positivity and the way he's had to adapt his act to meet his circumstances. Thanks to the sponsors…
 
Born in Dagenham, made in The Royal Marines. Lee lives in Devon and was a serving Royal Marine for 24 years. After coming through three operational tours of Afghanistan unscathed, Lee lost his right leg after being hit by flying debris as he was helping a motorist who had crashed into the central reservation of the M3 in Surrey in 2014. Although hi…
 
In January, Sen. Elizabeth Warren was the first presidential candidate to release a plan for combatting coronavirus. In March, she released a second plan. Days later, with the scale of economic damage increasing, she released a third. Warren’s proposals track the spread of the virus: from a problem happening elsewhere and demanding a surge in globa…
 
This is an intro to a new podcast series from George & Ollie MN. Search 'Phone A Friend' to subscribe... When George and long-time friend Ollie MN both experienced issues with mental health, they found comfort in opening up to one another about what they were going through. Phone A Friend is a podcast that captures their candid and light-hearted ch…
 
This is an intro to a new podcast series from George & Ollie MN. Search 'Phone A Friend' to subscribe... When George and long-time friend Ollie MN both experienced issues with mental health, they found comfort in opening up to one another about what they were going through. Phone A Friend is a podcast that captures their candid and light-hearted ch…
 
Para aqueles que nos moldaram!Chamamos mais uma vez a Bia Fiorotto pra lermos histórias de professores!Tem professor que se sacrifica, tem professor em perigo e tem uma das histórias mais tocantes deste podcast!Jogo: Me Dá o Canal.Ganhe um cupom de 100 reais pra estudar na Alura: alura.com.br/promocao/gugacastDoe pela Sharity sem nenhuma taxa em: h…
 
Here's a short look back at our amazing interview with SAS legend Jason Fox. Ever wondered how SAS 'Who Dares Wins' was created? Or what the instructors really think about the contestants? Well wonder no more! Jason Fox, one of the creators and lead instructors bares all about its creation, filming processes and tells some funny stories along the w…
 
Daniel Coffeen is a fellow academic exile, a philosopher and word magician, a “Jew-clown know-it-all,” and the future star of Renegade University. He also holds a PhD in Rhetoric from UC Berkeley, where he was a lecturer for many years, and is the author of Reading the Way of Things: Towards a New Technology of Making Sense. Subscribe on iTunes: ht…
 
BUSINESS ACCELERATOR - Open Now: https://londonreal.tv/biz/ 2020 SUMMIT TICKETS: https://londonreal.tv/summit/ NEW MASTERCLASS EACH WEEK: http://londonreal.tv/masterclass-yt LATEST EPISODE: https://londonreal.link/latest Dr. Steven R. Gundry is an American doctor and author. He is a former cardiac surgeon and currently runs his own clinic, investig…
 
Author Priya Parker shares tools for creating meaningful connections with friends, family and coworkers during the coronavirus pandemic -- and shows how we can take advantage of gatherings that are unique to this moment of social distancing. “We don’t necessarily need to gather more,” she says. “We need to gather better.” This virtual conversation …
 
Author Priya Parker shares tools for creating meaningful connections with friends, family and coworkers during the coronavirus pandemic -- and shows how we can take advantage of gatherings that are unique to this moment of social distancing. “We don’t necessarily need to gather more,” she says. “We need to gather better.” This virtual conversation …
 
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