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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.
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
“Can He Do That?” is The Washington Post’s politics podcast, exploring presidential power in the face of weakened institutions, a divided electorate and changing political norms. Led by host Allison Michaels, each episode asks a new question about this extraordinary moment in American history and answers with insight into how our government works, how to understand ongoing events, and the implications when so much about the current state of American life and the country’s politics is unlike ...
 
The American Mind Podcast uncovers the ideas and principles that drive American political life. In each episode, we engage Claremont Institute scholars, co-conspirators, and critics in thought-provoking discussions about the real causes of our current political and cultural reality. We explore these ideas with an eye towards restoring American civic health. The Roundtable is a weekly show, hosted by our editors and publisher with a unique blend of joviality and intellectually stimulating con ...
 
African in American is the raw in depth look into everyday life from the eyes of the single black female living in the present day African diaspora. In this podcast you will receive "real talk" on the behind the scenes of what goes on in the mind of the woman who is culturally aware of herself, and how to make that fit into the day to day. African in American is bringing to light to money, love, family, nothing is off limits. This is about what affects US. This is about what is relevant to U ...
 
Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage. Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politicians and moguls. And when the dust finally settles, we’re left to wonder: how did this happen? Where did they trip up, and who is to blame? From the creators of American History Tellers, Business ...
 
Serial is a podcast from Serial Productions, a New York Times company, 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. N ...
 
American Muslim Project is a weekly podcast featuring Muslims shaping America. For nearly 500 years, Muslims have had a presence in North America and have made lasting contributions to American life, culture, and history. In each episode, our podcast elevates unique Muslim voices and explores how they are currently influencing the American experience. American Muslim Project is produced by Rifelion Media. www.americanmuslimproject.com
 
Outside's longstanding literary storytelling tradition comes to life in audio with features that will entertain, inspire, and inform listeners. We launched in March 2016 with our first series, Science of Survival, which was developed in partnership with PRX, distributors of the idolized This American Life and The Moth Radio Hour, among others. We have since added three additional series, The Outside Interview, which has editor Christopher Keyes interrogating the biggest figures in sports, ad ...
 
Award-winning BBC journalist Andrew Gold interviews deep and quirky outsiders, such as a Westboro Baptist Church defector and a female Mormon psychopath. Joining the mix are such celebrated thought leaders as feminist Helen Lewis, Lord Daniel Finkelstein and free speech advocate Andrew Doyle. The aim is to surprise you with a totally different story every time in this 2x Apple Noteworthy show. One week, we're in a Michigan prison with a man who accidentally killed his girlfriend in a botched ...
 
The Storyteller is a 15-minute weekly radio broadcast and podcast featuring true stories from Native American - First Nations people across North America who are following Jesus Christ without reservation. Don't be fooled, this is not some religious, feel good program. This is real life. It's raw, direct and personal. If you're tired of the way things are, or wonder if there really is hope for something better, you may want to listen to some folks who understand. The Storyteller can be heard ...
 
S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who's allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But when someone else ends up dead, the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man's life.
 
Scams, sex, and even murder all in the name of a perverted American dream. Enter a world where crime pays until you get caught. CNBC’s unprecedented original true-crime series, “American Greed”, takes you inside the amazing real-life stories of how some people will do anything for money. Narrated by award-winning stage, screen, and television actor Stacy Keach.
 
The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we’ll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind Tides Of History, Fall Of Rome and ...
 
Hosted by Dave Dameshek, MINUS THREE provides you with the hometown edge, informed counsel and rare access to the best bets every week on the sports calendar…with a particular focus on the teams representing the Keystone & Garden States (and their divisional rivals, of course). You’ll also get unique listener games and an unyielding focus on the Game of Life. Is Shek a homer? No. Is he aware of the built-in advantages of being at home? You bet.
 
You know how when someone asks "How are you?" you just say "Fine,” even if you’re totally dying inside, so everyone can go about their day? “Terrible, Thanks For Asking” is the opposite of that. Nora McInerny asks real people to share their complicated and honest feelings about how they really are. It’s sometimes sad, sometimes funny, and often both. From American Public Media.
 
Noetic is for seekers, thinkers, and doers that care deeply about the vitality of humanity and our planet. Join us we hold space for an open conversation about wonder, wisdom, and culture. Lifelong Identity Architect and philanthropist, Jared Angaza holds a space for evocative conversations about culture, spirituality, and what it means to live fully alive. Who are we and why are we here? How do we integrate new and ancient wisdom and ensure that our lives reflect our values and beliefs? Wha ...
 
This Week in Microbiology is a podcast about unseen life on Earth hosted by Vincent Racaniello and friends. Following in the path of his successful shows 'This Week in Virology' (TWiV) and 'This Week in Parasitism' (TWiP), Racaniello and guests produce an informal yet informative conversation about microbes which is accessible to everyone, no matter what their science background.
 
Living abroad can be an adventure...and as a US Citizen it can be challenging! On the second Tuesday of each month, the American Citizens Abroad (ACA) team dives into an array of issues concerning Americans residing abroad, from managing expat life to finances to culture shock to trailing spouses and everything in-between! Join us as we explore the reality of life as an American living abroad.
 
Yahoo Sports’ world-class fantasy experts Andy Behrens, Dalton Del Don, Matt Harmon, Liz Loza & Scott Pianowski dish out top-notch fantasy and betting advice (plus a hefty dose of life advice) on America’s top fantasy football platform. We can't guarantee you'll win your league each fall, but with five different voices, personalities and philosophies, the Yahoo Fantasy crew offers everything you need to become a better and more informed fantasy manager.
 
The Show About Everything! The Eric Metaxas Show offers compelling perspective on American culture, political life, and stories making news around the corner and across the globe. Heard on leading radio stations from coast-to-coast, The Eric Metaxas Show taps the unique talent of one of America’s best known authors, commentators, TV personalities and public speakers for radio unlike anything ever heard before: compelling, compassionate and interactive as Eric and his listeners seek answers t ...
 
Centering is the Asian American Christian Podcast: conversations on Christ, the Christian life, and Asian American perspectives. Through our podcast seasons, as well as specially presented content, we dive into the reality and beauty of living out Asian American Christian faith. Centering is a production of the Center for Asian American Theology and Ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary.
 
Mynt’s priority is to advocate for human rights, equality, consumer protections, & criminal justice reform. Investigate political platforms, policy to educate & inspire Americans to get involved; as well as vote. Cincinnati's Progressive Podcast!
 
The Princeton African American Studies Department is known as a convener of conversations about the political, economic, and cultural forces that shape our understanding of race and racial groups. We invite you to listen as faculty “read” how race and culture are produced globally, look past outcomes to origins, question dominant discourses, and consider evidence instead of myth.
 
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What is something that you thought was politically impossible but happened? This is the question that Elaine, Joe, Producer Mike, and special guest host Kat tackle in this conversation about Pinays in Political Organizing. Community and political organizing is a difficult and important job that allows for the impossible to become a reality in our l…
 
#094 - Chocolate Part 3 of 3 Now it's time to dive into one of chocolate's biggest mysteries. Which, depending on where you live, has been something you've wondered for a long time, or you've never even known it was a mystery. Why is chocolate different in the United States? Is it on purpose? If so why? Is there a benefit? Is it because companies i…
 
The Facebook Oversight Board—a recently-developed court of sorts that independently reviews Facebook’s decisions and policies—issued a major ruling this week, upholding the company’s initial decision to ban President Trump indefinitely, but calling on the company to come to a final decision on its suspension of Trump and similar cases with greater …
 
The 2021 NFL draft is in the books, so now it's time to look back and see how we did. Liz Loza & Eric Edholm grade their pre-draft predictions and analyze the top rookie prospects, the teams they were drafted by and which ones have the path to immediate fantasy success in 2021. Najee Harris is on a no-doubt path to volume in Pittsburgh, but will hi…
 
Like so many of our crumbling institutions, the CIA is experiencing a woke takeover of its own, which it’s advertising in incredibly cringey ways. Meanwhile, the forever war in Afghanistan is hopefully reaching a final endpoint. Our editors reflect on what we learned from the experience. Plus: Part I in a mini-series on mapping the political landsc…
 
As the president lays out a new vaccine strategy at home, how much can Biden also do to help curb the spread of coronavirus around the world? And what do the challenges with U.S. vaccine hesitancy mean for supply here -- and abroad? Related reading and episodes Biden commits to waiving vaccine patents White House is split over how to vaccinate the …
 
How should we analyze the economic policies advanced by the Biden Administration? What are the possible effects of the trillions of dollars in government spending and the various programs proposed by the administration? What is America’s overall economic outlook coming out of the pandemic—and how might things play out under various scenarios? Joini…
 
Russillo is joined by Super Bowl champion Trent Dilfer who shares some background on Aaron Rodgers’s beef with the Packers and when he thinks the breakup will actually happen. Plus, Dilfer breaks down why most of the quarterbacks in the draft went to the perfect franchise, with one major exception (2:15). Then Ryen closes it out with CNBC’s Josh Br…
 
Dave Dameshek and Kevin Hench are back for a brand new edition of the Minus Three Podcast presented by FanDuel! The show starts off with some NFL Draft talk as Hench now potentially has his franchise QB in Mac Jones (2:12). Next Shek, Hench & Spaghetti give listeners their best bets to make heading into the weekend for the Northeast based teams (8:…
 
This week on African in American we are discussing the new wave of the stop black on Asian hate here in the U.S, this is such a slap in the face to black America, and we are once again the grunt of the blame for something that we have nothing to do with. Let’s talk about it..--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podca…
 
With the draft in the books, Chris makes some predictions about the 2021 rookies, and we get Big Phil's take on the weekend's events. Then Paul grabs some questions from the mailbag. (4:15) 2021 Rookie Predictions, Offense: Who will be this year's Justin Herbert? Jonathan Taylor? Justin Jefferson? (22:15) Big Phil: How much will Trey Lance play thi…
 
On October 17th, 1859, John Brown was barricaded inside the federal armory at Harpers Ferry with his hostages and his remaining followers. His attempt to lead an antislavery insurrection had failed. A detachment of U.S. Marines led by Colonel Robert E. Lee had the armory surrounded. For the radical abolitionist, it was his last stand. But after he …
 
This week we speak with Salma Arastu, an artist born in Rajasthan, India, to Sindhi Hindu Pakistani refugees. Introduced to Arabic calligraphy in Iran, she found herself mesmerized before able to even read it. By the 1980s, the merging of traditional calligraphy and modern art that she’d embarked upon had a name: the Hurufiyya Movement. It was only…
 
Russillo shares his thoughts on the clear case for Nikola Jokic for NBA MVP and the historical significance of that (1:30). Then Ryen talks with Daniel Jeremiah of NFL Network about his draft evaluations, including Jaylen Waddle vs. DeVonta Smith, first-round QBs, most trustworthy front offices in evaluating positional talent, stories from the war …
 
Jennifer Brindley Ubl had become obsessed with tracking down something that most of us hope never to see: tornados. Every spring, she would close up her portrait photography business in Milwaukee and head off to capture images of what she calls “beautiful storm systems.” Seeing a twister left her in awe—and always wanting more. Then, one day, she f…
 
Nora loves giving advice, especially when the questions are really easy and really low stakes. In this episode, she answers a few of your frequently asked questions and later teams up with comedian Tig Notaro to dole out some wisdom about grief, friendships and her everlasting love for skater boys. If you like this Q&A type of format and want to se…
 
Kennedy Bartley (Legislative Director, United Working Families) went from thinking about her movement work in terms of "I'll die for this" to "I want to live for this." We talk about building the personal and professional infrastructure to support abolition and liberation in the long-term, what qualifies someone as a "comrade," and which slang I ca…
 
Greg LeMond struggles to find allies in his fight against Lance Armstrong. Floyd Landis is caught in a difficult position, one that forces him to take a big risk. Listen to new episodes 1 week early and to all episodes ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App http…
 
Nina Mozes, Adam Newman and Marga Gomez share stories about lost punchlines, lost virginity and lost passports. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take st…
 
Dave Dameshek is back for a brand new Minus Three Podcast presented by FanDuel with the old crew - Handsome Hank and Matt "Money" Smith! The show starts off with Shek and Spaghetti giving out some Northeast based NHL and MLB bets (2:25). Next, Money and Handsome join and Shek immediately questions Eddie Spaghetti's decision to hike while on vacatio…
 
Simms responds to all the narratives about the 49ers drafting Trey Lance over Mac Jones, and then gives us the 2021 Draft picks he loved and questioned. But first, Ahmed regales us with tales from the Kentucky Derby and then introduces Odafe (formerly Jayson) Oweh. (3:45) Bust The Narrative: 49ers Draft Trey Lance - Did Chris plant the Mac Jones ru…
 
In this special edition of The American Mind Podcast, Michael Anton, lecturer and research fellow at Hillsdale College, senior fellow at the Claremont Institute, and former Trump Administration national security official, is joined by Charles Haywood, who runs The Worthy House and is a distinguished book reviewer. The two discuss the future of a co…
 
This episode with Philip Nitschke (Dr. Death) is really controversial, because it's with the first doctor to perform an assisted suicide in Australia. He has some interesting things to say, but listener discretion is advised. Get the bonus content on my YouTube and Patreon pages (links below). Thanks to the episode's sponsor, the language-learning …
 
Scott Pianowski & Andy Behrens recap rounds two through seven of this weekend's NFL draft: the good, the bad and the ugly. Which teams improved their situations in 2021 and beyond and which teams left us scratching our heads? How does the Broncos trading up to secure North Carolina's Javonte Williams affect Melvin Gordon's draft stock? An abundance…
 
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