Best 1920s podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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Cthulhu
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This show is inspired by the writings of H.P. Lovecraft and his Cthulhu Mythos. You will hear readings of his works, and horror or ghost stories by other authors. The Lovecraft "period" is primarily the 1920's and you will also hear history and music from that period. The aim is to provide anything appropriate to that time frame. However anything "Lovecraft" like or spooky is likely to appear on this show. You are invited to contribute your stories!
 
The delightful ups and downs of witty ingenue, Polymer Mambo
 
A weekly 1920's pulp action/adventure serial. Aztecs, blimps, masked vigilantes, and monkey-fighting sodomites.
 
Glenn Robison's weekly, hour-long radio program of "toe-tapping music from rapidly rotating 78 RPM records of the 1920s and 30s" broadcast Sunday evenings at 6 on KISL 88.7 FM, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California.
 
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The REAL HOODOO
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Hoodoo before the 1920's
 
When President Franklin D. Roosevelt took office in 1933, one in four Americans was out of work nationally, but in some cities and some industries unemployment was well over 50 percent. From the Banking crisis to until his last about War Bonds, FDR spoke
 
A weekly 1920's pulp action/adventure serial. Aztecs, blimps, masked vigilantes, and monkey-fighting sodomites.
 
The Gruesome Magazine podcast about classic horror and sci-fi films from 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
 
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Classic Radio Drama
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Classic Dramas achieved widespread popularity within a decade of its initial development in the 1920s. By the 1940s, Drama on the radio was a leading international popular entertainment. The Radio Drama drew from the rich talent pool of Hollywood and the actors were able to bring the movie screen presence and talent to the radio.
 
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Big Band Serenade
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Big Band Serenade takes you back to the bigband era with shows of the best from the 1920s-1950s. A time when music was a part of the fabric of the American society. The radio made this music assessable to everyone. Relive each week the best Swing,Blues, Jazz, and those great singers from the golden age of music and radio. oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
78rpm recordings from the 1920s and 30s, played as they were intended on period phonographs.
 
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The Adventures of Philip Marlowe was a radio detective drama that aired from June 17, 1947 through September 15, 1951, first heard on NBC in the summer of 1947 starring Van Heflin. It appeared on CBS in the fall of 1948 starring Gerald Mohr. Philip Marlowe is a fictional character created by Raymond Chandler in a series of novels. The wisecracking, hard drinking, quietly contemplative, tough private eye, is from the genre of hardboiled crime fiction that originated in the 1920s.
 
In this popular American book from the 1920s, accomplished public speaker and self-help charlatan Elsie Lincoln Benedict outlines her pseudo-scientific system of "Human Analysis". She proposes that, within the human race, five sub-types have developed through evolutionary processes, each with its own distinct character traits and corresponding outward appearance. She offers to teach the reader how to recognise these five types of people and understand their innate differences. Her ideas have ...
 
A shy and dowdy country girl, Berenice feels socially inept beside her vivacious and sophisticated cousin, Marjorie. But Marjorie decides to groom her and when Berenice turns out better than she expected, Marjorie is delighted, till Berenice catches the eye of one of Marjorie's own faithful admirers. Will Berenice remain the timid and diffident country girl, or will her newfound success give her courage? Lois, a young girl engaged to be married, suddenly becomes unsure about the relationship ...
 
The Dieselpunk Podcast is the Voice of Dieselpunk! Celebrating the retro futurism of the 1920s through the 1950s!
 
The Dieselpunk Podcast is the Voice of Dieselpunk! Celebrating the retro futurism of the 1920s through the 1950s!
 
Radio Free Satan’s own cowboy from hell rustles up the devil’s herd with a mic in one hand and a bottle of whiskey in the other. Join Clint as he brings you the finest in Rockabilly, Psychobilly, vintage Country spanning the 1920’s to 1960’s and other related acts. Tune in each and every week cowboys and cowgirls, because even Clint himself doesn’t know what he’s gonna say or do. Hosted by radiofreesatan.com
 
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UEN SciFi Friday
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UEN SciFi Friday offers a weekly science fiction feature film from the heyday of SciFi – the 1920’s to 1970’s. Join other Utah science fiction movie fans after the film for an accompanying podcast where Utah scientists discuss topics from the movie. Watch the movie, Fridays at 9pm on UEN-TV. For more information: www.uen.org/tv.
 
In this popular American book from the 1920s, accomplished public speaker and self-help charlatan Elsie Lincoln Benedict outlines her pseudo-scientific system of "Human Analysis". She proposes that, within the human race, five sub-types have developed through evolutionary processes, each with its own distinct character traits and corresponding outward appearance. She offers to teach the reader how to recognise these five types of people and understand their innate differences. Her ideas have ...
 
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Vintage Static
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This is a podcast set up like the radio shows back in the 1920's , when families use to gather around an listen to stories .I do all the voices for this first season (hopefully I can get a little help later on).I'm currently on hiatus working on the second season(which will be a totally new story and a new set of characters) .I hope you like what you hear I appreciate you even reading this yip yap bio blah blah . Thanks an enjoy.
 
With no written language, Native Americans living in the Lake Superior region passed their cultural identity down through the generations by way of stories. Far more than mere tales to amuse children, they passed along the collective wisdom of the tribes. In the 1830s, government Indian Agent and ethnologist Henry R Schoolcraft learned the language of these people and went out to collect and preserve their stories before the tribes disappeared under the westward rush of American civilization ...
 
Matinee Playhouse visits the golden age of the silver screen and presents premiere movies from the 1920's, 1930's, and 1940's. Return to the movies, those early days of cinema. Journey back when movies allowed the average person to escape into a new world each week.
 
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Matinee Classics
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Matinee Classics presents movies from the Golden Age of the Silver Screen from the 1920s-1950s. Great movies for the entire family.
 
A weekly radio broadcast on WRLR in Lake County, IL. Each week, we pick a new theme and build a unique playlist around it, featuring great songs from a wide variety of genres, styles, and time periods. Hear our favorite tracks from the 1920s through those released 20 minutes ago. Listener picks and interaction is highly appreciated and encouraged! If all goes right, we'll have a few laughs along the way.
 
If you're in the mood for a cracking good classic murder mystery, The Middle of Things by JS Fletcher will certainly come up to expectations! Richard Viner is your average man on the street who stumbles upon a dead body in a dimly lit alley while taking his usual nightly stroll. When the police arrive, they conclude that this is a case of a robbery gone wrong, as the dead man's valuables are missing. However, as the case progresses, Viner discovers to his consternation, that the prime accuse ...
 
Full of delightful fairy tales, charming poems and engaging stories, this is the fourth volume of the "My Bookhouse" series for little ones. Originally published in the 1920's as a six volume set, these books, edited by Olive Beaupre Miller, contained the best in children's literature, stories, poems and nursery rhymes. They progressed in difficulty through the different volumes. (Summary by Maria Therese)
 
Banned in the United States and United Kingdom throughout the 1920s, Ulysses turned conventional ideas of the novel inside out with its bold new form, style and theme. Deeply rooted in the Greek myth of the hero of the Trojan War, Joyce bases his novel on Ulysses or Odysseus, who is doomed to voyage for ten years before returning home to Ithaca. Joyce had been deeply influenced by the Iliad and the Odyssey, which he had read from Charles Lamb's adaptations as a child. In fact, he considered ...
 
Ayn Rand is best known for her classics Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead. One of her earlier works, Anthem, is a dystopian vision of a world in which “self” has been abolished and people have become nothing more than parts of a greater “collective.” Rooted in her own experiences fleeing from the communist Russia of the 1920’s, as well as the rise of fascism in Italy and National Socialism in Germany, Rand wrote Anthem as a warning to all concerned with losing personal identity in an ever ...
 
A shy, introverted young poet. A weekend in a magnificent English country house. A beautiful young lady whom the poet is secretly in love with. An assorted group of guests with varied interests, motives, ambitions and aspirations, and the complex web of history and events that connect all of them. Crome Yellow by Aldous Huxley was his first book, published in 1921, when he was just 27 years old. It is typical of many books written during this period by writers like Thomas Love Peacock and So ...
 
Oral histories of Myanmar - life stories; some starting as far back as the late 1920’s. From my years of involvement in Myanmar I have become aware of the increasing scarcity of the generation of Myanma citizens who were born during the colonial period and have lived through the tumultuous years since that time. For me, these men and women are "national treasures" whose experience, perseverance and wisdom gained during their long lives will be lost unless we capture their stories in some way ...
 
Full of delightful fairy tales, charming poems and engaging stories, this is the second volume of the "My Bookhouse" series for little ones. Originally published in the 1920's as a six volume set, these books, edited by Olive Beaupre Miller, contained the best in children's literature, stories, poems and nursery rhymes. They progressed in difficulty through the different volumes. (Summary by Maria Therese)
 
Hello. We're Tom, Michael and Kieran and we've put together our own history podcast for our American History studies. Recommended for A-Level students studying modern American history under any exam board. Topics discussed include US Foreign Policy in the 1920's and the Vietnam & Korean Wars. Enjoy, and visit the site to get involved. :)
 
A collection of interviews originally published in Moving Picture World that aims to give the movie-mad public "intimate pen pictures of the stars of the screen." Weitzel interviews some of the most renowned film stars of the 1920s: Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Lillian and Dorothy Gish, Gloria Swanson, Pearl White, and more! (Summary by ChuckW)
 
Atlantic Trust has built a legacy of trust since the early 1920s by serving as a trusted advisor for wealthy individuals and their families, as well as foundations and endowments. We take this responsibility seriously and are committed to delivering personalized, integrated and objective wealth management solutions. We are intensely focused on providing the highest level of client service with strong investment performance and a fiduciary mindset.In a crowded marketplace, we believe Atlantic ...
 
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Welcome back to The Emancipation Podcast Station - the place to hear about history researched and retold through the eyes of Middle school and HS students. Last time on the show… Today we discuss The age of empire. Let’s dive in. Was he a good president? Why or why not? William McKinley - Presidential Podcast Gabe - McKinley was the 25th presid ...…
 
Irène Némirovsky was a literary superstar of the 1920s and 1930s but a controversial figure in her lifetime, seen by some as a self-hating Jew. Born in Tsarist Russia, she fled to France, becoming an overnight sensation with the publication of David Golder. Her novel Suite Française was published in 2004 to posthumous fame. Harvard Professor Su ...…
 
In this latest Indie Hour we chat to Australian authors A.K. Leigh and Ellen Read, romance/mystery novelists. Celebrating female Indie authors.A.K. Leigh's Triple Threat centres around the Farris triplets as they investigate cold cases. Interesting because A.K. Leigh is a triplet herself, giving an authentic insight into the challenges and joys ...…
 
Here is another great story by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Did you know… he was named after his famous second cousin who penned The Star Spangled Banner, Frances Scott Key? He traveled extensively in Paris and the French Riviera in the 1920s. He befriended great authors such as Ernest Hemingway during this period. Fitzgerald contributed stories to The ...…
 
David Mamet, the American playwright, director and novelist, talks to Stig about his new novel, Chicago, set amongst the gangster rivalry of the 1920s. He explains his fascination with that era in the city of his birth, discusses the writers who have inspired him and explains the importance of imagination, inspiration and dialogue in the storyt ...…
 
This article is for: * Students who want to understand the true cost of their education and the sacrifices their parents make in order to make better choices with their careers. * Parents who make too much to get financial aid, but not enough to feel like they can comfortably afford private school. * Students and parents who feel bad for attend ...…
 
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries is one of Australia’s most popular television series and has been broadcast in 172 territories worldwide. Set in 1920’s Melbourne the series’ protagonist, Miss Phryne Fisher, seems to have a lot of dead bodies on her metaphorical plate. So how does the series compare with the real life murder rate at that time? Jo ...…
 
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries is one of Australia’s most popular television series and has been broadcast in 172 territories worldwide. Set in 1920’s Melbourne the series’ protagonist, Miss Phryne Fisher, seems to have a lot of dead bodies on her metaphorical plate. So how does the series compare with the real life murder rate at that time? Jo ...…
 
What's up Diamonds, Do you have your throwback couture ready for today? I am still in my 1920's era I do love the style in women's clothing and all the men are dressed like playboys it was the age of the #forbidden, alcohol was forbidden, interracial marriages were forbidden, women's rights forbidden, so much going on no wonder they call it the ...…
 
We're going back to the topic from which this podcast was borne. In the midst of Rae's wicked hangover, we talk "Call Me By Your Name": the novel and film adaption, Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events", and celebrity sightings.If you stick with us all the way through to the end of the episode, you get some EXCELLENT BONUS CONTENT w ...…
 
Part 2 of our acapella series. Episode 38 features a global journey through obscure vocal traditions such as Tuvan and Mongolian throat singing, Sardinian overtone singing, human beatbox, American Lined hymns, Gaelic Psalms from the outer Hebrides, Scotland and MUCH MORE!!!!1. Gyuto Monks: Tibetan Tantric Choir - Guhyasmaja Tantra Chapter II (e ...…
 
Energy Week Podcast is sponsored by Drillinginfo. Get a free trial from Drillinginfo by going here - http://bit.ly/2CQPgvkEllen’s visit with Saudi Shoura Council – learned about what council does and how situation for women is changing in Saudi Arabia. http://bit.ly/2DZw8f1New Mexico and fracking: - https://lat.ms/2I9TRfbPermian is not just in ...…
 
In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, the Osage rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study…
 
Ideally, no call goes to voicemail. But it happens. Ideally you are alert, 100% focused, perky, welcoming and clear to all callers that call you and answer with enthusiasm and respect. That doesn’t happen. Unless you have NO tasks, NO proposals, NO presentations, quotes, marketing timeline items you are working on, you will not be able to answe ...…
 
We’re traveling to New Mexico this week! Santa Fe, Abiquiú, and Ghost Ranch make up the holy trinity of O’Keeffe Country. At each of these stops, we’ll look at artwork that defines O’Keeffe’s legacy and why she’s remembered as one of the most remarkable artists of the 20th century. Georgia in Taos (1929) Ghost Ranch Years (1934 - late 1960s) O' ...…
 
The Weimar Republic was home to the first gay rights movement, led by well-known sexologist Magnus Hirschfeld. It also inspired many literary and cinematic representations of sexual liberation in legendary 1920s Berlin. In her ambitious book, Sex and the Weimar …
 
Episode 086 of the Stinking Pause podcast with Scott and Charlie, joined once again by Liam and Paul The movie review this week is Singin’ in the Rain from 1952 A spoof of the turmoil that afflicted the movie industry in the late 1920s when movies went from silent to sound. When two silent movie stars', Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont, latest movi ...…
 
Yo, whats up guys! On this episode we discuss another wild week in sports! - New Updates to the Cloud 35 Sports Podcast - Why the NFL will see a rise in ratings this upcoming season! - The teams LeBron will & won’t go next season! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Episode ...…
 
In Breaking Walls Episode 77 we pick up our story on the history of American radio broadcasting, as a few ramshackle radio stations become large national networks, giving rise to an entire generation of entertainment giants during the roaring 1920s. Highlights:• July 2, 1921— Jack Dempsey defends his heavyweight boxing title in front of 80,000 ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Orphan Train: Summary and AnalysisAuthor: BibliomaniacNarrator: Alan SmitheeFormat: UnabridgedLength: 1 hr and 2 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-25-17Publisher: S&S PublishingGenres: Fiction, ContemporaryPublisher's Summary:Orphan Train tells th ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: RedSubtitle: Modern Wicked Fairy Tales: An Erotic Suspense RomanceAuthor: Selena KittNarrator: Holly HackettFormat: UnabridgedLength: 2 hrs and 6 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-10-12Publisher: ExcessicaRatings: 3.5 of 5 out of 2 votesGenres: Ro ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Fall RiverAuthor: Alexander MotylNarrator: Troy CunninghamFormat: UnabridgedLength: 5 hrs and 54 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 06-17-16Publisher: Alternative Book PressRatings: 3.5 of 5 out of 2 votesGenres: Fiction, HistoricalPublisher's Summary ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: He Wanted the MoonSubtitle: The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter's Quest to Know HimAuthor: Mimi Baird, Eve ClaxtonNarrator: Jane Alexander, Paul Boehmer, John Bedford LloydFormat: UnabridgedLength: 6 hrs and 40 minsLang ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: To the Best of Our Knowledge: Making MusicAuthor: Jim FlemingNarrator: Jim FlemingFormat: Original RecordingLength: 51 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 08-08-14Publisher: Wisconsin Public Radio (To the Best of Our Knowledge)Genres: Radio & TV, Great ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Decline and FallAuthor: Evelyn WaughNarrator: Michael MaloneyFormat: UnabridgedLength: 5 hrs and 38 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 11-05-15Publisher: Hachette Audio UKRatings: 4 of 5 out of 5 votesGenres: Classics, British LiteraturePublisher's Summ ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Ketogenic DietSubtitle: A Beginner's Guide to the Ketogenic DietAuthor: Kris TysonNarrator: Jonathan SharpFormat: UnabridgedLength: 1 hr and 16 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 06-24-16Publisher: Project KT PublishingGenres: Health & Fitness, Diets & ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Iced UnderSubtitle: Maine Clambake Mysteries, Book 5Author: Barbara RossNarrator: Dara RosenbergFormat: UnabridgedLength: 6 hrs and 21 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-08-17Publisher: Tantor AudioRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 24 votesGenres: Mysteries & ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Self-Help MessiahSubtitle: Dale Carnegie and Success in Modern AmericaAuthor: Steven WattsNarrator: Mark PeckhamFormat: UnabridgedLength: 17 hrsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-29-13Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 19 votesGenres ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Leaving Lucy PearAuthor: Anna SolomonNarrator: Rebecca LowmanFormat: UnabridgedLength: 11 hrs and 33 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 07-26-16Publisher: Penguin AudioRatings: 4 of 5 out of 49 votesGenres: Fiction, HistoricalPublisher's Summary:A big, ...…
 
On today's episode of WTBI, we bring on consultant and friend Kelsey Bettridge to help us cut out the nonsense - mostly by cutting down Mark. Thanks to Kelsey, tomfoolery is down by 80 percent and profits are up by 600. Also John is possessed by the spirit of a man from the 1920s.
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Only YesterdaySubtitle: An Informal History of the 1920sAuthor: Frederick Lewis AllenNarrator: Grover GardnerFormat: UnabridgedLength: 11 hrs and 38 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 05-04-06Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 102 v ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Beautiful and DamnedAuthor: F. Scott FitzgeraldNarrator: E. TavanoFormat: UnabridgedLength: 12 hrs and 51 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 03-24-17Publisher: Lindhardt og RinghofRatings: 4 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: Classics, World LiteraturePubli ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Urn BurialSubtitle: A Phryne Fisher MysteryAuthor: Kerry GreenwoodNarrator: Stephanie DanielFormat: UnabridgedLength: 6 hrs and 28 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 02-03-12Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty LtdRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 599 votesGenres: ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Trunk Murders and 'Sausage Ghost' of 1920s New OrleansAuthor: Lauren Delaney GeorgeNarrator: Mike DelGaudioFormat: UnabridgedLength: 8 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-30-16Publisher: Atlas ObscuraGenres: Travel & Adventure, Adventure & Explora ...…
 
Published on 29 Nov 2016. The NBC chimes may be the most famous sound in broadcasting. Originating in the 1920s, the three key sequential notes are familiar to generations of radio listeners and television watchers. Many companies have tried to trademark sounds but only around … Continue reading →
 
Published on 29 Nov 2016. The NBC chimes may be the most famous sound in broadcasting. Originating in the 1920s, the three key sequential notes are familiar to generations of radio listeners and television watchers. Many companies have tried to trademark sounds but only around … Continue reading →
 
Southern Methodist University professor Alexis McCrossen teaches a class on the abundance of the 1920s and the Great Depression.
 
There is much Conservative chatter today over the Broward County schools policy on discipline, which appears to be based in Political Correctness. The effect of the policy is that minority and LGBTQ students who were being arrested at a higher rate than non-minority/non-LGBTQ students stopped being arrested. But there is a bigger question: Did ...…
 
It's a very special live episode from The Feast! In honor of Women's History Month, we're bringing you a live discussion of women and cocktails in American history, straight from the Rosson House in Phoenix's Heritage Square. Before the 1920s with its flappers and speakeasies, who were the mixed drinks mavens of US history? We take a long look ...…
 
Organization is a skill that can make a major difference in your success or failure as a leader. Disorganized leaders create frustrated followers. In this interview, organizational guru Katie Lorimer shares why organization is important and gives some practical disciplines that can help take your personal organization to the next level. Show No ...…
 
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Long Island at a time when The New York Times n ...…
 
Bearcat (noun): 1920s slang term for a hot-blooded or feisty woman. Bearcat is a podcast for serious women. Bi-weekly episodes, hosted by reporters Brittany Shoot and Amy Westervelt, celebrate women who are committed to leading by example, to benefiting their communities in ways big and small, to taking their lives and their impact on the world ...…
 
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