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Over the years, podcasts have become an increasingly popular medium because they are well-packed, can be followed from any place, at any time and without Internet connection. Listening to podcasts enables people gain a clearer insight about the social affairs and social issues in every corner of the world. In this catalog, there are podcasts where well-read hosts and guests discuss about people of different religions and their way of life and culture, of different communities, countries, continents, different philosophies as well as different points of view on society. Also, literature fans can learn more about the latest news from their favourite genres, emerging authors, current best selling books and literary theories. Furthermore, people can find interviews and true and inspiring life stories told by people from all walks of life. Some podcasts house activists who fight for the rights of the oppressed, ranging from animals to people, aiming at creating a better society. Info
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This American Life
This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
Snap Judgment
Mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, and dramatic radio. Hosted by Glynn Washington.
Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.
The Moth
Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For informa ...
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Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won't know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she'll bring you the latest chapter, so it's important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. New episode ...
Slate Culture
New York Times critic Dwight Garner says “The Slate Culture Gabfest is one of the highlights of my week.” The award-winning Culturefest features Slate culture critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debating the week in culture, from highbrow to pop. Get the Culture Gabfest and all of Slate's culture coverage here.
Pop Culture Happy Hour is a fun and freewheeling chat about the latest movies, television, books, and music.
Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the "if it bleeds, it leads," kind of crime. Something a little more complex. Stories of people who've done wrong, been wronged, and/or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. We are a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at
Profiles, storytelling and insightful conversations, hosted by David Remnick.
Witness History
History as told by the people who were there.
Fresh Air
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
Death, Sex & Money
Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Nancy, Death-Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many ...
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Pushkin Industries. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
In "Hardcore History" journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This isn't academic history (and Carlin isn't a historian) but the podcast's unique blend of high drama, masterful narration and Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions ...
In Our Time
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at Virginia Humanities.There’s the history you had to learn, and the history you want to learn - that’s where BackStory comes in. Each week BackStory takes a topic that people are talking about and explores it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversations with our listeners, BackStory makes histor ...
The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won’t find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you’ll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the histories of England, Scotland, and Wales.
If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. RISK! is hilarious, heart-wrenching and remarkably real. Think you've heard it all? Fasten your seatbelt.
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures ...
Talk Is Jericho
He’s a multiple world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy, and a New York Times best-selling author. Listen in as Chris Jericho interviews some of the biggest names in wrestling, entertainment, comedy, and the paranormal. Don’t miss his unique, engaging, weekly take on all things pop culture.
Who Charted?
Howard Kremer brings on some of your favorite comedians to discuss the top 5 songs and movies of the week. Plus, Howard, the guests and Who Charted crew each bring a new song that they recommend over all the garbage on the charts. Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!)
Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds picks a subject from history and examine it.
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
Love + Radio
Nick van der Kolk's Love and Radio features in-depth, otherworldly-produced interviews with an eclectic range of subjects, from the seedy to the sublime. Get inside the mind of a rogue taxidermist. Find out what it's like to experience a stroke firsthand. Or spend time with an artist who gives away her life savings every night. You've never heard anything like it before.This show is moving to Luminary! For more, go to
The Mortified Podcast is a storytelling series where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids—diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond—in front of total strangers. PS: It totally likes you. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at
1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
Hidden Brain
Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
Modern Love
Modern Love features top actors performing true stories of love, loss, and redemption. It has included performances by Kate Winslet, Uma Thurman, Angela Bassett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sterling K. Brown, and more. A collaboration between WBUR and The New York Times.
Hello Internet
CGP Grey and Brady Haran talk about YouTube, life, work, whatever.
Jalen & Jacoby
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby give the people what they want, breaking down sports and pop culture as only they can.
The Guardian's Audio Long Reads podcasts are a selection of the Guardian’s long read articles which are published in the paper and online. It gives you the opportunity to get on with your day whilst listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer: in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more.
Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.
The Press Box
The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker catch you up on the biggest media stories, from sports to politics and everything in between.
Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.
The Read
Join bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle for their weekly podcast covering hip-hop and pop culture's most trying stars. Throwing shade and spilling tea with a flippant and humorous attitude, no star is safe from Fury and Crissle unless their name is Beyoncé. (Or Blue Ivy.)As transplants to New York City (Kid Fury from Miami and Crissle from Oklahoma City), The Read also serves as an on-air therapy session for two friends trying to adjust to life (and rats) in the big city.The Read is part of the L ...
A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now: The Russian Revolution Next: ???
IDEAS is a deep-dive into contemporary thought and intellectual history. No topic is off-limits. In the age of clickbait and superficial headlines, it's for people who like to think.
Alec Baldwin brings listeners into the lives of artists, policy makers and performers.
The History Hour
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
A rich selection of documentaries aimed at relentlessly curious minds, introduced by Rhianna Dhillon.
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at and download our weekly podcast every Friday.
This is my retelling of the story of England, in a regular, chronological podcast, from the end of Roman Britain. I’m a bloke in a shed, but I make sure this is good, properly prepared history, and then fill it with my enthusiasm. You’ll find the great events and people for sure – but also some of the byways, of how people lived, their language, and the forces that shaped their lives and destinies. Note that iTunes limits podcasts to 300 episodes and there are more than that, so to see for t ...
Mystery Show
A podcast about mysteries, hosted by Starlee Kine. From Gimlet.
Philosophy Bites
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website
The Allusionist
Adventures in language with Helen Zaltzman: A proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Learn more at
All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join Mike Rowe for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew -- from pop-culture to politics from Hollywood to History... The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe -- short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span.
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.
Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
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After being fired from his job for being gay, Frank Kameny took his battle for equality to the nation’s highest court.By The Washington Post.
Any system of government that has been around for long enough is going to develop its problems, and that is definitely the case with the Roman republic. There was inequality between the ruling class and the common people, and if young Tiberius Gracchus decides to take up the cause, what’s the worst that could happen? Guest: Associate Professor ...…
Did someone say "more mummies"? No? You didn't hear that? It sounded like "more mummies" but it was kind of muffled and droning? OH GOD WHAT'S THAT!? It's still October, and we're still being spooky. This week, it's the story of King Tutankhamen's Curse, which is a bit more superstitious than our usual fare. But stick with me, because there's m ...…
Writer Lou Stoppard explores the relationship between music and high fashion, with French sound designer Michel Gaubert.Gaubert has been central to many of the big moments in high fashion over the past 40 years, but he is not a designer or a model, and not particularly known to the public. Instead, he is a DJ who is often named by insiders as o ...…
Thanks for tuning into another episode of ignorant philosophy. Sorry for being absent. The gaps are done. We will do better. Subscribe to Not Really Radio - Lookup Not Really Radio in your podcast app! Look up Black Widow Podcast on all podcast platforms Send emails to Patreon Donations – Email – ignorantph ...…
Al Murray reads an extract from Spike Milligan’s war time memoir Mussolini: His Part in My Downfall. Al and James then discuss the effects of the war on Milligan’s mental health and James provides historical context to the author’s time in Italy. A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker & Joey McCarthy For information regarding y ...…
We’re talking sports this week. What have boxing, horse racing and dart throwing done for the English language? Featuring Gyles meeting the Beckhams, the real Real McCoy, the origin of starting from scratch, stinging like a butterfly, a turn up for the books, a dead ringer, winning hands down, the Canterbury Gallop, the mystery of the oche, the ...…
Damon Lindelof’s newest show, ‘Watchmen,’ started off with a bang and we feel like we’re in good hands (0:43). We take a deeper look at the texts the show seems to be drawing from (17:34) and the importance of the musical ‘Oklahoma!’ in the first episode (41:14). Host: Chris Ryan Guests: Andy Greenwald and Juliet Litman…
Damon Lindelof’s newest show, ‘Watchmen,’ started off with a bang and we feel like we’re in good hands (0:43). We take a deeper look at the texts the show seems to be drawing from (17:34) and the importance of the musical ‘Oklahoma!’ in the first episode (41:14). Host: Chris Ryan Guests: Andy Greenwald and Juliet Litman…
Get the Watching Watchmen miniseries by subscribing at or http://strugglesession.substack.comThis is the first episode of our special miniseries covering HBO's new Watchmen series! We break down the first episode of the show "It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice."…
Patrick Kennedy on growing up next door to some of Australia's most violent criminals (R)
Patrick Kennedy on growing up next door to some of Australia's most violent criminals (R)
Miracle Monday features international evangelist Ché Ahn who shares how God brought him from a life of hardcore drug use to discover a life of renewal, healing, and miracles.By The Eric Metaxas Show.
Eric continues Miracle Monday with international evangelist Ché Ahn, who relates stories about the miraculous and how we can experience it too.By The Eric Metaxas Show.
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby talk the Cowboys dominant performance over the Eagles, Lamar Jackson through Seahawks, Aaron Rodgers big day, MNF preview... all that and more!!By ESPN, Jalen Rose, David Jacoby.
The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click ...…
Onstage, Joplin oozed confidence, sexuality and exuberance, but biographer Holly George-Warren describes the singer as a bookworm who worked hard to create her "blues feelin' mama" persona. Her new biography of the '60s counterculture icon is 'Janis.' Also, TV critic David Bianculli reviews HBO's miniseries 'Catherine the Great,' starring Helen ...…
Community Notices, Am I A Bad Person and what did your parents turn you bedroom into?By ZM.
What makes the mind of a human different from that of other animals? Psychologist Laurie Santos says we can't know the answer to that question if we only study humans. This week, we turn to Laurie's work with monkeys to understand which parts of human behavior are distinct, and which we share with other species.…
That Expert Show host Anna Canzano gets information about scholarships from College Coach finance expert Shannon Vasconcelos. They discuss how to find and win scholarships, the different types of scholarships that are available and how to maximize your efforts in vying for scholarship money. WATCH THIS EPISODE ...…
In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Andrew Marantz about his book “Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation." They discuss the effect of social media on politics, the distinction between publishers and platforms, the problem of guilt by association, getting to ...…
Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds are joined by Patton Oswalt to examine the life of Ronald Reagan. Part 2 of 2. 400 - Ronald Reagan w/ guest Patton Oswalt (Part 1) Sources Tour Dates RedBubble Merch
The Problem: The John’s kid is a gourd butcher. (Recorded on Monday, October 21, 2019.) This episode of Roderick on the Line is brought to you by: Mack Weldon. Mack Weldon is better than whatever you’re wearing right now. Use offer code “ROTL” for 20% off your order. Keeps. For five minutes now and starting at just $10 per month, you’ll never h ...…
Have you ever wanted to be bilingual or trilingual? On top of that, try putting yourself on a stage and get your audience's attention with telling jokes outside of your native tongue. Here we have Kilara Sen ( @kilaracomedy ) who does this for a living and rocking out in a spotlight where very few Japanese dare to step in. I was delighted to he ...…
Our fifteenth Kickstarter backers reward episode looks at some aspects of the Hagia Sophia and the coronation ceremony of Emperors. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
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Murnau is most well known for directing the first vampire film, but the German-born creator went on to make a number of influential films before his early death. Learn more about your ad-choices at iHeartRadio & HowStuffWorks.
Looking back at a big season for the District's women's professional soccer team--and looking ahead to next year.By The Kojo Nnamdi Show.
My introduction to John Gotti and Sammy "The Bull" Gravano. via KnitBy AJ Benza: Fame is a Bitch.
The Howard County Council's redistricting proposal would affect all of its 77 schools and reassign almost 7,400 students.By The Kojo Nnamdi Show.
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Andrew Baines is the curator of HMS victory. First released on the anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar this podcast tells the story of that decisive naval battle. He also reveals an exciting new acquisition for the museum. HMS Victory, was Nelson's flagship at the battle. The three gundeck battleship was the world's most complex man made obj ...…
Antonio Banderas talks about working with his long-time friend and collaborator, Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar, on the new film Pain and Glory. The q screen panel discusses whether the film Dolemite Is My Name marks the start of an Eddie Murphy renaissance. Hip-Hop Evolution host Shad, head writer Rodrigo Bascuñán and director Darby Wheeler sh ...…
Holmberg's Morning Sickness - The Entertainment Drill - Monday October 21, 2019By (Holmberg's Morning Sickness).
Kicking off this Monday of Week 4 of Last 90 Days with our theme of...Health! Health takes time, Rachel's journey started 10 years ago where she slowly incorporated attainable habits to set herself up for success throughout the craziness of the day. These small additions on your health journey will compound, on top of moving your body every day ...…
When Amanda Jette Knox and Zoe Knox met as teenagers in Canada, they fell in love almost instantly. They got married and had three children. But Zoe was hiding a huge secret - she was a trans woman presenting as a man. A seismic revelation came when their middle child came out as trans while Zoe remained inside the closet. But then finally, Zoe ...…
White Truffles have arrived in NYC! The Truffle Lady herself, along with Marco, take us on a deep dive of this crazy world.By Truffle Lady.
Holmberg's Morning Sickness - What Would Brady Do? - Monday October 21, 2019By (Holmberg's Morning Sickness).
Who likes Mondays? Plus… red hot DC sports, Mikes; facial, a trip to the movies, and reunion fun. The post #2334: Gold Plated Popcorn appeared first on The Mike O'Meara Show.By The Mike O'Meara Show.
On Kwame Anthony Appiah's "Race, Culture, Identity: Misunderstood Connections" (1994), Charles Mills's "But What Are You Really?, The Metaphysics of Race" (1998), and Neven Sesardic's "Race: A Social Destruction of a Biological Concept" (2010). With guest Coleman Hughes. Don't wait for part two; get your full, ad-free Citizen Edition now. Pleas ...…
New York-based Puerto Rican musician, songwriter, and activist Ani Cordero has toured as the drummer for the legendary Os Mutantes, and was a founding member of the celebrated Mexican rock band Pistolera. She's written love letters to a complicated world, addressing issues like immigration, Black Lives Matter, Feminism, and government corruptio ...…
Can a pedophile resist the urge to harm children? A pedophile tells his story. Become a patron of our podcast by going to Email: The Psychology In Seattle Podcast. October 21, 2019. Access archive at: Music ...…
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We - as in social workers - need to talk about police violence against Black people.By Decolonize Social Work.
Matt talks about Omega oils and inflammation while Richard looks at concussion and the long-term implications of continually hitting your head. Here's the link to Richard's topic on CTE and the magazine article about the research Here's the l ...…
Some philosophers have drawn very strange conclusions about the nature of reality. But that doesn't necessarily mean we shouldn't study their work. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast Emily Thomas discusses how wildly implausible metaphysics can be enlightening when we learn the reasons why these philosophers adopted these positions ...…
The fall of the Berlin Wall vs. the Trump impeachment hearings – these are just a few of the things we won’t be discussing in favor of the mostly terrible pop detritus foisted upon us in these two forgettable years.By John Elliott and Patrick Ricciardi.
Some philosophers have drawn very strange conclusions about the nature of reality. Despite this Emily Thomas believes that their work may still be worth studying. They usually have had good reasons for what they concluded. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast she discusses several wildly implausible metaphysical theories with Nigel W ...…
Mike Gorman has been the voice of the Boston Celtics with Tom Heinsohn since 1981. He sits down in this episode of “The Michael Holley Podcast” presented by Night Shift to talk about: (:30) His long career and how his job has changed (5:30) What he expects this season (6:30) What he saw being around the team as much as he is last season, and ho ...…
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