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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 ...
 
It's February 2nd 1922, and all of Hollywood is about to wake up and learn that William Desmond Taylor, the most famous film director in town, was murdered in his home last night. The investigation will shine a light on some of Hollywood's most scandalous affairs, backroom deals, and underground drug dens. This real life Murder Mystery is one of the most iconic "whodunnit" cases of the 20th century that will leave you guessing and second guessing who killed William Desmond Taylor for weeks t ...
 
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 ...
 
On the LRB Podcast you'll find recent (and not so recent) pieces read by the author; our 'Close Reading’ series, in which Seamus Perry and Mark Ford consider 20th century poets through the lens of the pieces written about them in the LRB; and a range of other conversations on topics and writers covered in the paper.
 
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.
 
Season 2 - Confronting: Columbine The events of April 20th, 1999 shaped our nation and altered the American narrative. One of America’s deadliest school shootings took place in a small town in Colorado, leaving thirteen dead and another twenty-one severely injured. And it was all broadcast over national tv for the nation to see. The second season of Confronting takes on one of the most prolific tragedies in American history: the Columbine High School massacre. It was a devastating example of ...
 
This is the true story of Dave Holmes and Mike Doughty, two 90s pop-culture obsessives, picked to live in a podcast, recap classic seasons of MTV's The Real World, and find out what happens when people stop being polite, and start getting very, very real about the music, the clothes, and the zeitgeist of the last decade of the 20th Century.
 
Hosts Sandra Newman and Catherine Nichols choose one book for each year of the twentieth century (Nella Larsen's Passing, 1936, Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls, 1966; Mohandas Gandhi's Indian Home Rule, 1909) and talk about it in its historical and literary context. Join the hosts and their special guests to find out what the 20th century was all about.
 
Radio Mike is an indecisive over-thinker who gave himself the nickname 'Radio Mike,' and obsesses over minute details and obscure popular culture. A bundle of neuroticism and anxiety, Radio Mike is a loveable geek who shamelessly talks about the many blunders of his life working in radio and podcasting, navigating young adult life as a millennial, exploring the complexities of his mental health and celebrating nerd culture. -------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
 
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 . ...
 
We trust doctors with our lives; they are some of the most educated and well-respected members of society. But what happens if they can't diagnose a patient? This high stake medical procedural follows patients as they suffer from bizarre, often terrifying illnesses. None of which doctors learned about in medical school. Medical Mysteries is a Parcast Original, with new episodes every Tuesday.
 
Work is changing. The old structures that dominated the 20th century are gradually being replaced by platforms and cultures that have grown up on the internet that aim to help people do what they love for a living. Li and Nathan unpack this new passion economy in a weekly conversation with guests at the forefront of this change.
 
The American Institute for Economic Research, also known as AIER, is an economic research institute located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1933 by the 20th century economist Edward C. Harwood with the intention of protecting individual rights and continues to produce quality content on subjects of policy, philosophy and economic science.
 
After the collapse of the 20th-century systematic mode of social organization, how can we move from our internet-enabled atomized mode, toward a fluid mode? We take problems of meaning-making, typically considered spiritual, and turn them into practical problems, which are more tractable. You can support the podcast and get episodes a week early, by supporting the Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/m/fluidityaudiobooks This is a nonfiction audiobook narrated by Matt Arnold with the permission ...
 
Trick Bag is a musical podcast experience that brings the listener deep into the sounds of R&B. Inspired by his weekly radio show on WWOZ, disc jockey and vinyl aficionado Neil Pellegrin spins obscure tracks from the mid-20th century, celebrating some of the most important artists of our time. Each episode features the stories behind the music, including rare artist interviews and archival recordings of performances and recording sessions.
 
The Cougar Lady Chronicles is a true pioneering adventure story set in the rain forest of the West Coast of Canada in the 20th century. Told in dramatic storytelling fashion by award-winning author and CBC host Grant Lawrence, this is an exciting wilderness saga of the life and times of "Cougar" Nancy Crowther as she faces the daily dangers of wilderness living; everything from cougars, to draft dodgers, to the mysterious force known only as "them." This series originally aired on North By N ...
 
This Cycling Odysseys Podcast is an attempt to go back to when Cycling was King, the most popular sport in Europe. This was accomplished in the first half of the 20th Century by newspapers and journalists who created vivid narrative accounts of the epic races and transformed the sport's greatest champions into legends. This podcast will try to channel cycling's epic and romantic traditions which seem to have been marginalized or lost in recent decades.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
Mixing musings on the cream of the B-movies with moon-eyed tributes to his beer of the moment, your host JT rolls out loving assessments of the zombie flicks, slashers and giallo gems that bejeweled the tail-end of the 20th century. Loving assessments, mind you, that are tempered with deep-dive analysis of key scenes and characters. So raise a glass to blood and black beer with JT Horror!
 
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! Podcast art by Dyna Moe
 
A podcast exploring writer Dominick Dunne's quest for justice amidst his incisive commentary of the high society set. Alicia (Trashy Divorces) leads a far ranging romp through the novels and Vanity Fair columns of one of the 20th century’s most unforgettable literary contributors. Covering courthouses and country clubs, Dunne’s voice was one for the ages, and Done & Dunne ensures that voice can continue to resonate with audiences today. New episodes weekly, consider Monday your Dunne-Day.
 
Amazing and amusing short stories shared by the greatest Major League Baseball players of the 20th Century with host Don Drysdale (RIP). Created by Fred Greene (Golf Smarter) Radio Baseball Cards was a nationally syndicated radio show that aired ahead of baseball broadcasts across the USA in 1987. Due to our 11 part series on Jackie Robinson, Radio Baseball Cards was accepted by and is listed in the Baseball Hall of Fame & Library.
 
Every month, Ben Cartlidge and Michiel Kroder take a look at the same month in a random year from the last two decades of the 20th century. They discuss what video games were popular in the arcades of that moment in time, but also what was going on in popular culture and the world around us, from a joint UK and Netherlands perspective.
 
It has almost been 300 years since Sir Robert Walpole arguably became the first holder of the office of Prime Minister in 1721 - an office which today is under scrutiny like never before. The Prime Ministers series of 55 podcasts brings to life all 55 of Britain's 'First Among Equals' through interviews with the authors of all 55 essays in Iain Dale’s new book The Prime Ministers: Three Hundred Years of History. From the obscure 18th-century figures like the Earl of Shelburne and Henry Pelha ...
 
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 ...
 
In this podcast, Matthew Rothwell, author of Transpacific Revolutionaries: The Chinese Revolution in Latin America, explores the global history of ideas related to rebellion and revolution. The main focus of this podcast for the near future will be on the history of the Chinese Revolution, going all the way back to its roots in the initial Chinese reactions to British imperialism during the Opium War of 1839-1842, and then following the development of the revolution and many of the ideas tha ...
 
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Jeff & Kim review 1963's Twice-Told Tales starring Vincent Price. The movie is based on the works of author Nathaniel Hawthorne and is split into 3 unrelated short story segments. They also talk about what short stories in literature they would like to see turned into an on-screen presentation. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest…
 
“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.” – Frank Herbert, Dune https://www.bitchute.…
 
We have far fewer jobs than we expected to have and, at the current tepid recovery, a decade’s journey to return to the health we had just prior to Covid-19. This is, of course, bad enough. Sober reflection, though, should lead quickly to the conclusion that the ruling class in Washington will manage to do even more to harm the economy in the meant…
 
It’s Luciano Ercoli’s bankable giallo ‘Death Walks On High Heels’ this week, a favourite of JT’s, not least because it’s filmed on the delightfully sinister Kent coastline. Besides lamenting the premature death of male lead, Frank Wolff, JT ponders the dangers of mixing heavy drinking with knotty plotting. Plus, he rolls out solid reasoning behind …
 
In this episode of the Video Wizards Podcast we’re traveling back to April 1992 to an arcade landscape that differs wildly from the one we left in the last episode. In the wake of 1991’s Street Fighter II: The World Warrior, we find the scene reinvigorated, with big budget games and showy machines occupying the floors and the 6-player, double scree…
 
Government can punish those found after due process to have willfully abused tools like speech (or firearms) to the detriment of others but it cannot Constitutionally limit the availability of such crucial tools simply because some people might use them to cause harm. The best policies reduce asymmetries of information or power rather than exacerba…
 
There are a few specific chord progressions that show up again and again in popular music. Across hundreds of hit songs, the same basic musical formulas have been used by artists ranging from Lynyrd Skynyrd to Lady Gaga, and from Bob Marley to Blink-182. So where did these musical tropes even come from, and what makes them so enduring? Featuring mu…
 
This week on Must Have Seen TV, Brett talks to Ethan Kaye about the Leave It to Beaver episode "Wally's Haircomb." See the horror of the Jelly Roll! Feel the rage from June Cleaver! Witness the shattering of Wally's confidence! Be sure to listen to the end of the episode for info on next week's sitcom. Please rate and review the show in Apple Podca…
 
In the 1990s the FBI’s most wanted criminal was an elusive mystery bomber who had been mailing dangerous and deadly packages to executives and university professors since 1978. The UNABOMBER had left a trail of destruction around the United States, but the FBI had very little hard evidence that could help solve the case. Then in 1993 after a six ye…
 
Rosa Lyster talks to Thomas Jones about the global water crisis, from the severe droughts in her home city of Cape Town, to the sinking of Mexico City and the damming of the Nile, and the need for all countries to prepare for future shortages. Find Rosa Lyster's pieces (and listen ad free to this podcast) on our website here: https://lrb.me/waterpo…
 
Arbitrary political interests are meant to be enacted by the legislative process where they can be debated, vetted and their architects ultimately held accountable. Looking to the regulatory state, which can essentially act as judge, jury, and executioner, to pass one’s political mandate not only exhibits a disdain for the lives of individual citiz…
 
In this episode, novelist Miranda Popkey joins hosts Catherine Nichols and Isaac Butler to discuss Norman Mailer's 1960 essay, "Superman Comes to the Supermarket," a landmark work in the history of New Journalism. The essay is about the presidential campaign of JFK and the cultural changes it embodies, particularly the emergence from the fifties cu…
 
In 1923, Louella Parsons signed a contract with William Randolph Hearst for nationwide syndication of the first major Hollywood gossip column. Parsons quickly built a brand based on protecting (and whitewashing) Hollywood’s interests, as well as Hearst’s, relentlessly promoting — and spying on — Hearst’s mistress, Marion Davies. Learn more about yo…
 
Dominick Dunne never got around to writing about the murder of Olympic skier Vladimir “Spider” Sabich in 1976, but he devoted an episode of his 2002-2009 television series, Dominick Dunne’s Power, Privilege, and Justice, to the killing – and the mockery of a trial that followed. Spider, a popular fixture in the Aspen scene, was shot by his longtime…
 
You are listening to the second episode in our ongoing series, titled “Love Letters to Myanmar.” This series features guests who share their warmest memories and anecdotes, discuss what life lessons they have learned from their time in Myanmar, and talk about the role that the country and culture has played in their lives. We hope these shows can a…
 
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Background on Qu Qiubai before he became Communist leader in 1927. Further reading: Tsi-an Hsia, The Gate of Darkness: Studies on the Leftist Literary Movement Jonathan Spence, The Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution Paul Pickowicz, Marxist Literary Thought in China: The Influence of Ch'u Ch'iu-pai Steve Smith, A Road Is Made: …
 
Hosts Josh and Jamie and special guests Will Sloan & Justin Decloux (of The Important Cinema Club) discuss b-movie legend Albert Pyun with a double feature of his post-apocalyptic rock opera noir RADIOACTIVE DREAMS (1985) and his incredible shrinking man meets death wish oddity DOLLMAN (1991). Next week's bonus episode is a patron-exclusive bonus e…
 
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