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Only the truth is banned.
 
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Explaining History
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Twenty five minutes of 20th Century History for students and enthusiasts.
 
You Must Remember This is a storytelling podcast exploring the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century. It’s the brainchild and passion project of Karina Longworth (founder of Cinematical.com, former film critic for LA Weekly), who writes, narrates, records and edits each episode. It is a heavily-researched work of creative nonfiction: navigating through conflicting reports, mythology, and institutionalized spin, Karina tries to sort out what really happened behind the ...
 
The podcast about 20th Century Country Music and the lives of those who gave it to us.
 
Recordings from the early 20th Century with comments.
 
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20th CENTURY BOY
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Radio Mike is an indecisive over-thinker who gave himself the nickname 'Radio Mike,' and obsesses over minute details and obscure popular culture. With the help of his trusted editor, Editor Mike and his annoying 14 year old intern, Intern Mike, Radio Mike explores his life, thoughts and mental health through close examination of the popular culture that surrounds us. Radio Mike is a young writer and producer from Melbourne, Australia who has worked with comedians like Hamish & Andy, Wil And ...
 
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20th Century Geek
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Whether by myself or with one of my friends, each episode I will look at some aspect of pop culture in the 20th Century. This may be looking at the history involved or just reviewing a film, comic or book was important or we just like.
 
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SLEAZOIDS
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Welcome fellow SLEAZOIDS!!! Come along as hosts Josh Lewis and Jamie Miller (and, occasionally, guests) go down the rabbit hole of 20th century genre fare from the most influential canon classics to the the trashiest exploitation films we can get our hands on. Each week is a double feature—grindhouse style—where we discuss two films loosely related by subject, genre, actor, filmmaker or franchise and at the end of each episode, along with our HONORARY SLEAZOIDS (click on over to our patreon ...
 
Alan Watts is one of the most widely read philosophers of the 20th century. In addition to his 28 books, Alan Watts delivered hundreds of public lectures and seminars the recordings of which have been preserved in the archives of the Electronic University. Alan's eldest son Mark Watts has reviewed and cataloged these talks to prepare them for public broadcast. In 2005 Amber Star of Zencast.org created Alan Watts podcast to help disseminate these lectures to a new iPod listening generation . ...
 
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History of the 90s
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On History of the 90’s we’ll travel back in time through the stories that defined a decade. The last 10 years of the 20th century was a time like no other, from Columbine to Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Seinfeld, Air Jordan, and the Spice Girls …if it happened in the 90’s you’ll hear about it on this podcast. Join Kathy Kenzora as we journey through the History of the 90's every other Wednesday.
 
Gary Rodger (aka Mooncat) and Tilt Araiza (aka Ocho) bring Sitcom Club-style discussion to things other than sitcoms; they'll take on TV, cinema and other aspects of popular culture, frequently 20th century British fare.
 
Martyn Lloyd-Jones was a Welsh Protestant minister, preacher and medical doctor who was influential in the Reformed wing of the British evangelical movement in the 20th century.
 
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Night Owls Radio
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This show is dedicated to all the horror hosts that the host grew up watching and, of course, to Art Bell. The irrepressible Miss X was raised in an area known for its Horror hosts , and is the FIRST FEMALE horror host from that area, having been on Blogtalkradio since 2008. Supernatural mysteries,Science fiction, Monster, and horror movies of old.. all hosted by the mysterious Miss X . It's a weekend pajama party here with monster movies and sci fi thrillers. replete with "Hi, baby dolls!" ...
 
Explore 20th century entertainment through the lens of Hirschfeld drawings
 
Buddhism and Buddhists in China is an anthropological text describing Buddhism as practiced in China at the beginning of the 20th Century. Interestingly, it also compares and contrasts Buddhism with Christianity with respect to or in response to missionary work.
 
Here are 37 distinctively American poems, covering the mid-17th – early 20th Centuries, from Anne Bradstreet to Dorothy Parker’s sole PD work.
 
This is Mill’s first work on economics. It foreshadows his Political Economy which was the standard Anglo-American Economics textbook of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mill’s economic theory moved from free market capitalism, to government intervention within the precepts of Utilitarianism, and finally to Socialism.
 
The Free To Choose Media Podcast takes some of the greatest thinkers of the 20th Century and brings them right to your streaming device. Hear the ideas of Milton Friedman, along with several other Nobel Laureates, as they conduct speeches and hold conversations about the very freedoms we are still fighting for today. Come back each week to see why these truly are not just ideas for our time, but ideas for all time.
 
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Screen Dive
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Host Anna Van Valin explores Twentieth Century Fox’s rich history through discussion of some of its most iconic films with the people who made them.
 
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WYRD_SIGNAL
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Podcast encountering the spectres of the 20th century via cult film, fringe literature, strange sounds and haunted landscapes.[Now on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/wyrdsignalpod]
 
Incomparable Radio Theater is a series of original radio shows that pays homage to classic mid-20th century radio while also giving a nod to modern pop culture. It’s produced by the people who bring you The Incomparable Podcast.
 
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Go Ask Your Mother
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Jack Tomczak and Noah Rouen talk fatherhood in the 20th century. 21st Century? Oh, I'm sorry, Mister "I know what century it is," you probably don't have a two year old screaming nonsense at you while you're trying to work.
 
Two late-eighties girls and one early-nineties boy dive back way too deep into the angst, horror, proms and beautiful movie teenagers of the late 20th Century
 
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Meet the Creatives
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I'm Rob Johnston, a designer and photographer based in New York City. I am also the founder of Meet the Creatives - a podcast that seeks to bridge the gap between entry-level creative professionals and the industry's best. Through the podcast, live events and various social platforms, I am building a community that connects thousands of entry-level creatives from around the world. The show has featured guests from companies like Facebook, Google, Snapchat, Twitter, Disney, Nike, Huge, Sesame ...
 
What is the definition of "soul" ? According to the Oxford English Dictionary, it is "emotional or intellectual energy or intensity". Well that certainly sums it up for me. "The Soul Explosion" is all about sharing the tunes and the music that I love with a wider audience. The aim is to cover a wide range of musical genres, from soul, boogie, modern soul, northern soul, rare groove, jazz, funk, soulful garage, gospel, jazz-funk, old skool hip-hop, motown, disco and everything in between. Wha ...
 
A curated selection of 78rpm records from the 1920s and 30s, played as they were intended on period acoustic phonographs
 
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Must Have Seen TV
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Must Have Seen TV is a podcast dedicated to the sitcoms of the 20th century, from "I Love Lucy" to "NewsRadio." Each week, host Brett White (Decider.com) and a guest travel to a different week from the 1900s to discuss one episode of a sitcom. Get ready for hot takes about cool characters!
 
@HIMYMpodcast -- The official podcast of How I Met Your Mother, recorded at 20th Century Fox Studios in Los Angeles, CA. Interviews with the cast, guests, creators, and writers.
 
Set in England at the turn of the 20th century, Wallace’s crime novel The Daffodil Mystery follows the mysterious circumstances under which shop owner Lyne has been murdered. Accordingly, it is up to detective Jack Tarling and his trusted Chinese assistant to solve the case and reach an appropriate and just resolution. Moreover, the happenings within the novel are intensified by the colorful set of characters, which are marked by their plausible façade and contribute to the novel’s appeal. T ...
 
Highlights from Marty Whelan including special guest interviews.
 
Lennie Gray is a biweekly audio drama podcast set in the American South during the early part of the 20th Century. Lennie Gray yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within. She has known from an early age that she is meant to live a better life, but she is hemmed in by the limits imposed on women. Lennie Gray is set in motion when she attempts to escape from marriage to a loathsome man. Under the cloak of nightfall, Lennie rushes towards nearby train tracks to begin h ...
 
Emily Dickinson has come to be regarded as one of the quintessential poets of 19th century America. A very private poet with a very quiet and reclusive life, her poetry was published posthumously and immediately found a wide audience.While she echoed the romantic natural themes of her times, her style was much more free and irregular, causing many to criticize her and editors to “correct” her. In the early 20th century, when poetic style had become much looser, new audiences learned to appre ...
 
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The 80s at 8
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Go back in time every Monday night to the greatest decade of the 20th century – the 1980s! The 80's at 8 features all the best songs of the 1980's. Not only will you hear great music but you’ll also learn interesting trivia about each song.Twitter: @AdamClaydon - feel free to comment about The 80's at 8 on Twitter using #The80sat8!
 
A collection of poetry selected and performed by Bob Gonzalez, rhapsode. Rhapsodes of Ancient Greece were “song-stitchers,” performing selections from the epics of Homer and Hesiod. The contemporary rhapsode performs the classical poetry of his or her language, culture, and tradition. Any particular collection and arrangement of poems for performance I term a “rhapsody.” In general terms, a rhapsody is an ecstatic expression of feeling and enthusiasm. In music, a rhapsody is an instrumental ...
 
An American history podcast moving sequentially from the Tudor era to the 20th Century. Formerly the American History Podcast.
 
Vol. I: The Colonial Period. Charles Austin Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first Greek-letter society for women, Kappa Alpha Theta. Many of his books were written in collaboration with his wife, whose own interes ...
 
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Geek Life Crisis
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Welcome to Geek Life Crisis. Who are Steve and Chuck? Time travelers if you must know. We have traveled here from the 20th century via aging. Now we do a comedy podcast. We reminisce about the good old days while commenting on current geek culture. You'll visit for the geek info, and then we'll yell at you to get off our VR lawns. Chuck is a DC kinda guy and Steve is a Marvel fan. Chuck thinks he's Batman. Steve knows Thor could crush Batman. Chuck is all about Doctor Who. Steve has watched ...
 
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Animal Farm
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Time Magazine chose the book as one of the 100 best English-language novels (1923 to 2005), and at number 31 on the Modern Library List of Best 20th-Century Novels . It won a Retrospective Hugo Award in 1996 and is also included in the Great Books of the Western World.For a free audio download (.mp3 files) of Science Fiction Authors such as: Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert Heinlein, H. P. Lovecraft, Andre Norton, Jules Verne, Kurt Vonnegut, H. G. We ...
 
Tom Swift is the young protagonist in a series of juvenile adventure novels which began in the early twentieth century and continue to the present. Tom Swift is a genius inventor whose breakthroughs in technology (especially transport technology) drive the plots of the novels, placing them in a genre sometimes called “invention fiction” or “Edisonade”. This book is the 20th in the original series published from 1910 -1942, written by a ghost writer using the name of Victor Appleton. This adv ...
 
“We must inscribe on our banner the revolutionary watchword, ‘Abolition of the wage system’”The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), members of which are commonly termed "Wobblies," is an international labor union that was founded in 1905. The philosophy and tactics of the IWW are described as "revolutionary industrial unionism," with ties to both socialist and anarchist labor movements. The IWW promotes the concept of "One Big Union," and contends that all workers should be united as a so ...
 
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TV Tangents
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Rebecca Markus and Natalie Kotrc grew up in the 80s watching too much TV and obsessing over old shows like The Monkees. Now they want to share that obsession with an audience. TV Tangents examines television from every decade of the 20th century. Join them as they reminisce about popular shows and some you may have never heard of.Follow TV Tangents onFacebookandInstagram.Become a patron onPatreonand get access to exclusive content.
 
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a late 14th Century Middle English alliterative romance outlining an adventure of Sir Gawain, a knight of King Arthur’s Round Table. In the tale, Sir Gawain accepts a challenge from a mysterious warrior who is completely green, from his clothes and hair to his beard and skin. The “Green Knight” offers to allow anyone to strike him with his axe if the challenger will take a return blow in a year and a day. Gawain accepts, and beheads him in one blow, only to ...
 
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The TV Room
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Where the 8-track meets the laugh track. Insights and flashbacks into the culture and counterculture of the late 20th Century...and beyond.
 
Burroughs’ first published book, as well as the first book in the Barsoom series, A Princess of Mars is a science fiction novel following the adventures of the heroic John Carter, after he is mysteriously transported to the planet Mars where he meets its divided inhabitants. The novel is considered to be a seminal for the planetary romance, which is a sub-genre of science fantasy. Burroughs’ book has also inspired a number of well known science fiction writers during the beginning of the 20t ...
 
The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was written by the celebrated English historian Edward Gibbon. Volume I was published in 1776, and went through six printings (a remarkable feat for its time). Volumes II and III were published in 1781; volumes IV, V, VI in 1788-89. The original volumes were published as quartos, a common publishing practice of the time.The books cover the period of the Roman Em ...
 
First published in 1919, My Man Jeeves is a collection of short stories featuring the well known fictional characters Jeeves and Bertie Wooster. The compilation consists of eight stories, of which four feature the popular duo while the other four stories feature Reggie Pepper, an early model of Bertie Wooster. Set in the early 20th century, the stories carry much humor, wit, and charming mischief as the characters seem to attract trouble wherever they go. Wodehouse sets the stories in the ea ...
 
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Invention is often described as 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. In the high-flying game of venture capital, where the stakes are in the billions of dollars and the competition is on a global scale, the odds for true invention are even longer. Words like innovation are often bandied about, with recent entrants like ‘disruption’ taking a mor ...…
 
Before the 1990's, a green day would usually be a colloquial way of explaining a day spent primarily smoking marijuana. However, at the beginning of the 21st century, Green Day was more commonly known as a three-piece punk rock band consisting of Billie-Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt & Tre Cool. After a career full of peaks and troughs, Green Day's ...…
 
LIVE Q&A in Los Angeles Featuring Neri Rivas, VP of Creative Advertising at 20th Century Fox www.Linktr.ee/MeettheCreativesNYBy Rob Johnston.
 
UNLOCK THE FULL EPISODE HERE: https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-86-rambo-30140720By SLEAZOIDS.
 
Ephesians 6:18-20 — The importance of prayer; intercessory prayer; the problem of subjectivity; dependence on the prayers of others; praying for boldness in the preaching of the Gospel.
 
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Get more bonus episodes like this one, including the 40+ bonus eps already in our back catalog and all future ones(2 more every month!), by subscribing to our $5 tier on patreon: www.patreon.com/sleazoidspodcastBy SLEAZOIDS.
 
The Best Advice EVER from Dion Baez, Global Marketing Manager at Facebook www.Linktr.ee/MeettheCreativesNYBy Rob Johnston.
 
Braised pork with root vegetables & Orange sponge pudding with blackberriesBy RTÉ:Ireland.
 
Ephesians 6:18 — The relationship between the armour and prayer; the importance of prayer in the life of the Christian; the general and particular types of prayer; prayer in the Spirit.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Edgar Wallace.
 
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“Will Social Security be around when I’m old?” It’s a question that has been asked and sparked countless discussions for decades. As the years go by, the numbers change but the discussion remains the same. Is there a model already in place that will allow payers to see an actual return on their money? Or will we just keep finding ways to rob Pe ...…
 
Ephesians 6:17 — A defensive and offensive weapon; the sword provided by the Spirit; the danger of separating Spirit from the Word; attacks on the truth: philosophy and science; Scripture; the sword of the Spirit; and the need for the Christian to know and understand it; using the sword.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Edgar Wallace.
 
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More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy P. G. Wodehouse.
 
Invention is often described as 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. In the high-flying game of venture capital, where the stakes are in the billions of dollars and the competition is on a global scale, the odds for true invention are even longer. Words like innovation are often bandied about, with recent entrants like ‘disruption’ taking a mor ...…
 
THERE’S SOMETHING SPANISH IN YOUR EYES TED WALLACE & HIS ORCH OKEH ELECTIRC 41091 WHEN THE MORNING GLORIES WAKE UP IN THE MORNING SAM LANIN’S DANCE ORCHESTRA REGAL 8440 I KNOW WHY BOB GREEN’S DANCE ORCHESTRA ORIOLE 932 SHE SAID AND I SAID THE RADIO IMPS REGAL 8210 THAT’S MY HAP-HAP-HAPPINESS SOUTHAMPTON SERENADERS PERFECT 14782 THE SHEIK JOSEPH ...…
 
On this episode of the History of the 90s, Host Kathy Kenzora looks back at Girl Power, a 90’s phenomenon that introduced a generation of young girls to feminism and empowerment. If you think of the Spice Girls when you hear Girl Power, you are not wrong. But before the Spice Girls were kicking it for the girls with hit songs like “Wannabe,” th ...…
 
Ephesians 6:17 — Weariness and tiredness as attacks of the devil; the hope of salvation; attacks in the realm of the mind; the tenses of salvation.
 
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