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American Utopia tells the story of the Oneida Community, a radical 19th century free-love experiment in communal living. Building on his own research as well as interviews with top historians, host Dan Greenstone illuminates the fascinating lives of the liberated women and men who overturned society’s conventions about marriage, love, sex, work and childrearing. Subscribe now.
 
Irish Stories is a weekly podcast which consists of original stories set in Ireland. Each story is a serialized work of historical, literary fiction imbued with a touch of folklore. Each story will consist of several episodes. All stories are written by and performed by the author, M. Maureen O'Callaghan. Irish Stories begins with "All Those Things Revealed", a story set in 19th century Ireland. It involves the little-known tradition of the Priest Woman. Take a step back in time and visit Ol ...
 
The origins of the meditation and mindfulness movement that have swept the world can be traced back to 19th and 20th century Burma (Myanmar). And still today in the 21st century, the Buddha's teachings of liberation animate a contemporary generation of Dhamma seekers in this small Southeast Asian country. In this podcast series, we will be holding in-depth discussions with a wide range of practitioners-- foreigners and local Burmese, lifelong monastics to lay practitioners, and including aut ...
 
Since the late 19th century, politics and economics have been split from each other, pretended and positioned as separate and unassuming forces. This could not be further from the truth. Before the dawn of Adam Smith, the grandfather of modern day economics, there was but one holistic concept, the Political Economy. Come join Max and Jorrel, modern day Political Economists, as they do their best to converse and discuss political theory, history, economics, and more in the lenses of contempor ...
 
A podcast for horror fans and fans of true crime. We share stories of murder most foul from the 19th and 20th century as well as classic horror stories and dark poetry, as well as a look back through time at the most brutal, gruesome and horrifying parts of human history! Not ideal for those with a heart condition or a weak stomach. We leave in all the gory details! Come and listen, if you dare!
 
The Order of the Holy Cross is an Anglican Benedictine monastic community of men founded in 1884 by James Otis Sargent Huntington to provide a specifically North American expression of monasticism. Our commitment to worship and prayer has sustained our work since the 19th century. Our primary ministry is welcoming guests on individual and group retreats. Continue Community: https://www.facebook.com/holy.cross.west.park/See What We're Doing: https://www.instagram.com/holycross.westpark/Guest ...
 
A podcast about Jane Austen's world. Join us as we examine the material history of Austen's novels and the time she lived in, discuss the cultural practices of 18th and 19th century England, and generally engage in literary shenanigans. Plus, a bit of Janeite pop culture. Think of us as your somewhat cheeky tour guides to the life and times of Jane Austen.
 
The EABB Podcast focuses on providing information about past and current Early American (19th-century) brass bands through interviews, lectures, and musical recordings. Each episode will have a topic (specific bands, bandleaders, instruments, composers, etc..) or guest (historian, bandleader, active musician) that the participants will talk about. The participants can be any combination of host, co-host, and guest. The goal of the podcast is to connect and share the early American brass band ...
 
HoopleCast is an IntroCast-style podcast for HBO's Deadwood. The host has seen Deadwood previously. His cohosts have not. Each installment we discuss characters, plots, themes, and the true history of the infamous 19th century mining camp. Send feedback to hooplecast@gmail.com. Find our recording schedule, show notes, discussion threads, and more at hooplecast.com. [Warning: Explicit Language.]
 
A podcast about Emily Dickinson, but now she f*cks. Hello all, we're Kyle and Benjamin. We love Emily Dickinson and are really excited to watch the new Apple TV+ show 'Dickinson,' created by Alena Smith and starring Hailee Steinfeld, Ella Hunt, Jane Krakowski, and Toby Huss. Join us as we discuss the show episode by episode, while also reflecting on the grim realities of life in 19th century New England with "charm" and "wit". Each episode also features a discussion of the OG Emily Dickinson ...
 
The tides of American history lead through the streets of New York City — from the huddled masses on Ellis Island to the sleazy theaters of 1970s Times Square. The elevated railroad to the Underground Railroad. Hamilton to Hammerstein! Greg and Tom explore more than 400 years of action-packed stories, featuring both classic and forgotten figures who have shaped the world.
 
Humans have shared stories for millennia. For most of that time, telling tales was a verbal process. A storyteller would regale an audience with accounts of adventure, bravery, compassion, despair, enlightenment, and fear. Stories were a shared experience, until the advent of inexpensive mass-printing processes in the 19th century which allowed most of us to read to ourselves. Yet, that desire to have a story read aloud is still ingrained in our collective soul. While we still read books for ...
 
A daily (5-day-a-week) podcast feed of true Oregon stories -- of heroes and rascals, of shipwrecks and lost gold. Stories of shanghaied sailors and Skid Road bordellos and pirates and robbers and unsolved mysteries. An exploding whale, a couple shockingly scary cults, a 19th-century serial killer, several very naughty ladies, a handful of solid-brass con artists and some of the dumbest bad guys in the history of the universe. From the archives of the Offbeat Oregon History syndicated newspap ...
 
Podcasting to point the way to the King of all! Three podcasts in one: Spurgeon Audio, featuring the sermons of 19th century British preacher Charles Spurgeon Kings Highway Radio, where Dave and Jarod talk about their thoughts on current events, politics, theology, books, and music. Scripture Sunday - Dave reads through the Scriptures! More content at http://www.kingswaytalk.com Email questions, thoughts, rants, etc. to spurgeonaudio@gmail.com
 
This is a historical show examining the momentous events and interesting people of the second decade of the 19th century, the 1810s. From Jefferson to Napoleon, from Iceland to Antarctica, historian Sean Munger will give you a tour of the decade's most fascinating highlights.
 
Welcome to Two Bits, the American Numismatic Association’s podcast about the wonderful world of coins and currency. Enjoy wide-ranging discussions about numismatics, in a fun and engaging way. Host Doug Mudd has collected coins since the age of 10 and is currently interested in ancient coins, modern paper money, WWI and pre-19th century medals and coins. He was Collection Manager for the Smithsonian Institution’s National Numismatic Collection from 1991 to 2004 and has been the curator of th ...
 
Set in the early 19th Century England, Trapping A Duchess tells the story of formerly affianced couple, whose marriage-to-be ended when Sophie left Andrew humiliated at the altar. The two would be more than pleased to never have to see one another again until they come face to face while rivaling for the affections of two members of the same family. Tempers - and desires - flare as the pair does their best to outwit one another. But fate has other plans, including a seduction that changes ev ...
 
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In this week's episode, professor Michael Drane reviews how therapy has changed in the 20th century, particularly around Freud and his contribution to the field, as well as Adler's contribution to our understanding of developmental psychology, and even defense mechanisms. This episode is reserved for our stalkers of the show, so to catch the rest o…
 
There's no business like show business -- thanks to Lee, Sam and J.J. Shubert, the Syracuse brothers who forever changed the American theatrical business in the 20th century. At last Broadway is back! And the marquees of New York's theater district are again glowing with the excitement of live entertainment. And many of these theaters were built an…
 
“Myanmar people are very resilient,” Meredith Bunn says at the start of the conversation.“They have the older generation who lived through so much already. And very luckily, in a way, those people have explained to them, ‘Well, this is what we used to have to do. Let's do this again.’” As much as Meredith has witnessed countless examples of the Bur…
 
This episode covers the emergence of country music's neo-traditionalists like Randy Travis and Ricky Skaggs and the brief golden period they kicked off before the economics of superstars changed the game. Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podcasts. Have a question or a suggestion for a topic or person for Nate to interview? Email letitrol…
 
In this week’s episode, Jay and Luke examine what makes members of Congress tick. The answer: paranoia. Specifically, the all-abiding fear that they might lose reelection. The congressional drive toward reelection frames their entire career in Congress, especially how they interact with their constituents back home. It determines how they view thei…
 
Mary Crawford is playing the harp over at the Mansfield Parsonage, and we've got front row seats to the hottest performance in town. If you have ever wondered about all those mornings Edmund spent listening to his "prime favourite," this episode is for you. Thank you so much to Dr. Lidia Chang for joining us for this discussion! You can find her on…
 
In the last episode of the season, Jorrel and Max discuss one of the most famous philosophers in history, Immanuel Kant. Join the guys as they take an in-depth look at his all too important work Perpetual Peace, from 1795. Learn how Kant predicted the future, how nature always finds a way, and why we don’t actually need war anymore. Kant left us in…
 
The American writer Toni Morrison once said, “If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” It was an urge which in her case yielded a rich array of novels, children’s books, plays and essays. Toni Morrison stands tall, as the first black woman of any nationality to be awarded the Nobel Prize for …
 
When astronaut Jim Irwin came to Bend for lunar landing training in the lava rock of Oregon's 'moon country,' he made friends with a local resident — who gave him a sliver of Oregon lava to leave on the moon's surface. And so he did. (Bend, Deschutes County; 1960s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1208c-astronaut-left-oregon-lav…
 
S5E26 20,000 Download Special and update Tunes…Quite a few, but mostly chat. Thanks for listening and subscribing everyone! New intro tune is Bannocks Of Barley Meal, I’m using Aird/MacFadyen’s setting: https://archive.org/stream/selectionofscotc00rugg#page/n69/mode/1up I’m getting new Jon Swayne Bagpipes, if you aren’t familiar with his work and a…
 
The human brain is mysterious and complicated. So much so, one might be tempted to argue that it only makes sense that we still don’t have a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, despite decades of research. But this isn’t the whole story. We’ve partnered with Vox’s Unexplainable science podcast to talk about how Alzheimer’s researchers have been stubbornl…
 
As the northern hemisphere heads towards its second winter battling covid-19, epidemiologist Professor Dame Anne Johnson explains the risk of a surge in flu cases and how to avoid a double pandemic. Also, a decline in mental health was one of the unforeseen consequences of the coronavirus crisis. Dr Wendy Suzuki, a neuroscientist, advises how to tu…
 
The Melanope's maritime career started with a witch's curse. But her most dramatic story was the torrid, doomed love affair its skipper carried on with the heiress who bought the ship so she could be with him as he sailed it. (Columbia River Bar, Clatsop County; 1900s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1506b.cursed-ships-melanope…
 
In this episode, Nate, Eugene & Alexei look at a new generation of producers who emerged in the late 1990s and early 2000s: Virginia's The Neptunes and Timbaland & Missy Elliott, Chicago's Kanye West and Detroit's J Dilla. Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podcasts. Have a question or a suggestion for a topic or person for Nate to intervi…
 
1860s Bannock leader disappeared as mysteriously as he appeared, leaving behind nothing but frontier folklore and a trail of 17-inch-long moccasin prints; a probably-untrue rumor claims Nampa, Idaho, was named after him. (Malheur County; 1850s, 1860s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1409b.304.chief-bigfoot-legend.html)…
 
The conclusion to the most famous battle of the Ol' West. Was Custer really to blame? Yes, of course. You dumb idiot. #Custer #Old West History #Arrow stuck through penis T-Shirts by How the West was Fucked Podcast | TeePublic DORCUS HOAR | THE BANGALORES | The Bangalores (bandcamp.com) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/htwwf/support…
 
Is there any truth to the stories of shanghaiings of the cigar-store Indian and of the dozens of dead guys found in the basement of the funeral parlor next door to the “Snug Harbor Saloon”? Well ... maybe. But then again ... yeah, no. (Portland, Multnomah County; 1890s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1407c.bunco-kelley-part2-t…
 
On the occasion of the 245th anniversary of the Revolutionary War in New York City, we revisit the story of the Great Fire of 1776, the drumbeat of war leading up to the disaster, and the tragic story of the American patriot Nathan Hale. This is a reedited, remastered version of an episode that we recorded in 2015. A little after midnight on Septem…
 
In this episode Nate & James talk about the triumph of Outlaw Country practitioners Willie Nelson & Waylon Jennings outside the Nashville system, the massive crossover success of Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris’ knack for bringing traditional country to the top of the charts from Los Angeles and more. Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podcas…
 
He was Portland's most notorious bad guy, with his fingers in everything from shanghaiing sailors to smuggling opium. But ironically, when he was finally sent to prison, it was for a murder he clearly didn't commit. (Portland, Multnomah County; 1880s, 1890s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1407b.bunco-kelley-part1-the-facts.htm…
 
Although it no longer exists, Steventon Rectory was the birthplace of Jane Austen and where she lived for the first 25 years of her life. This week we travel back to Steventon Rectory and learn more about this place that was so formative to Austen's development. And most importantly, we dig up some excellent Austen potato content. This biographical…
 
Hidden from view, complex to understand and often controversial, algorithms are at the heart of computer coding that underpins modern society. Every time we search the internet, every time we pay by credit card, even the romantic partners suggested to us by online dating sites – they’re all powered by algorithms. And their reach is growing all the …
 
After a beachfront landowner discovered a loophole in the law and fenced off “his” beach, other oceanfront property owners were eager to follow suit. Governor Tom McCall was determined to stop them, and this is how he did it. (Cannon Beach, Clatsop County; 1960s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1206a-how-tom-mccall-saved-public…
 
Episode 42 is our conversation with Dr. Tom C. Owens, Dr. Owens is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Music History and Literature at George Mason University. He’s internationally regarded as an expert on Charles Ives’s life and music, and is the editor of Selected Correspondence of Charles Ives (Univ. of California Press, 2007) and a member of…
 
In this week's episode, professor Michael Drane meets with Geoffrey Wallis, author of 'A Voice From the Inside: Notes on Religious Trauma in a Captive Organization.' Geoffrey, who uses a pseudonym to protect his identity, shares his experience of leaving the Jehovah's Witness church, which he identifies as a captive organization, and the psychologi…
 
As the northern hemisphere heads towards its second pandemic winter, some countries have already started to make third doses of vaccine available to their most vulnerable citizens. But scientists disagree about whether offering boosters is the best use of vaccine resources—or necessary at all. And, a big study in Bangladesh finds simple ways to enc…
 
Ancient electrical wiring ignited Portland's legendary Forestry Building, a structure made of massive, flawless old-growth logs that had been built for the Lewis and Clark Exposition in 1905. (Portland, Multnomah County; 1900s, 1960s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1206c-forestry-building-biggest-log-cabin-burned.html)…
 
This week we look at the innovations of Houston’s DJ Screw, the Three 6 Mafia from Memphis and Atlanta’s Lil Jon. Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podcasts. Have a question or a suggestion for a topic or person for Nate to interview? Email letitrollpodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on Facebook. Learn more about your ad ch…
 
Pulp writer and religious figure L. Ron Hubbard figures prominently in the most spectacular story of action against “Japanese submarines” in Oregon waters. It's called, with tongue firmly in cheek, the “Battle of Cape Lookout. (Offshore, Tillamook County; 1940s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1407a.sunken-submarine-rumors.html…
 
Yes, Custer was a douche bag frat boy. Also, Reno was drunk as fuck and Benteen didn't give a flying fuck. Combine that with Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull not taking anymore shit and what you got? A recipe for a wasichu fried bloodbath! #Little Big Horn #Custer #Crazy Horse T-Shirts by How the West was Fucked Podcast | TeePublic Music | The Bangalor…
 
The minute that the military took over on February 1st, Hassan was under no illusions as to what was in store. “I never believed we could win without non-violence, because I know [the military],” he said. Hassan’s answer was interrupted by a cough. He recently contracted COVID, and was only beginning to recover at the time of this interview. But wh…
 
Well, that was a hell of a wait, huh? Ben and Kyle delve into the Season 2 finale of Apple TV+'s Dickinson, "You Cannot Put a Fire Out" and discuss sexual repression, cishet male progressivism, and the pornographic nature of oranges. A massive thank you to the Dickinson cast and crew for putting out a stellar season of TV as we prepare for Season 3…
 
Tunes: Johnson and Ritson and Ramsay: General Lesly’s March To Longmaston Moor Wright: Lashley’s March James Aird: Leslie’s March James Oswald: Lasly’s March O’Farrell: Highland March from Oscar and Malvina Edward Bunting: Dirty James Cannon James Goodman: Unnamed (Shitty James who Lost Ireland) J & R Glen: Leslie’s March William Ross: All the Blue…
 
NINETY-EIGHT YEARS ago, in a logging camp deep in the forests of British Columbia, a logger in a funny hat walked up to a big stump, an ax in his hand.Taking off the hat — it was a battered bowler, an old-fashioned dandy’s hat even in 1923 — he laid it on the stump, set a nail in it, and drove it in.Then he turned and walked away. Probably he walke…
 
Just south of the World Trade Center district sits the location of a forgotten Manhattan immigrant community. Curious outsiders called it "Little Syria" although the residents themselves would have known it as the Syrian Colony. Starting in the 1880s people from the Middle East began arriving at New York's immigrant processing station -- immigrants…
 
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