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The classic Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice, with an awesome cast playing all the characters and gorgeous ambient sounds to bring the story to life. This dramatised audiobook is produced by the Australian community theatre company, Ballarat National Theatre. The whole novel presented over 30 episodes. Take your love of the podcast home with you and support us by buying some merchandise on our RedBubble store: https://www.redbubble.com/people/BalNatTheatre/shop
 
It is a truth universally acknowledged that two women obsessed with Jane Austen will inevitably start a podcast about it. Join Annie and Jessie - two women of the modern era, general book lovers and internet nerds - as they dive into the books, the adaptations and all the other inspired works of the woman whose brand remains strong to this day. From Sense & Sensibility to Clueless, we're tackling them all!
 
Laura Allen (actor, producer) and Liv Austen (singer/songwriter, actor) talk to creatives who are right in the middle of creating their own unique careers. Hear an eclectic mix of guests speak openly and honestly about their exciting career highs, disheartening lows, and the amazing mess that is everything in between.
 
When Mr Henry Dashwood dies, with his estate entailed to his son and grandson, his wife and three daughters are left in reduced circumstances. In their new home at Barton Cottage, the two older sisters, Elinor and Marianne, experience both romance and heartache. Will they find true love? (Introduction by Karen Savage)
 
The world’s most mind-expanding, life-transforming, spiritually-enriching podcast to attract the girls you want. Join international dating coach and relationship expert Austen Summers as he chats with influential self-development thinkers, business doers, and friends while covering everything from armchair philosophy to practical psychology.
 
Craig Conover and Austen Kroll discuss their lives outside of reality TV and show who they are behind the camera, Listen as they are joined by celebrities and friends and talk about the simple aspects of dating to adventures from around the world. Pillows and Beer will give a look into the lives of two best friends that just want to share their many experiences with all. Be sure to follow us on Instagram @pillowsnbeer
 
Persuasion is a regency Cinderella-esque tale of a young woman, the beautiful Anne Elliot, who is persuaded from marrying the Naval officer of her heart. It is now almost nine years since she rejected him. Bonaparte has abdicated and England's sailors return home covered in glory. Fredrick Wentworth is now a rich and highly eligible sea captain and the two are curiously thrown together. Will their forgotten affection blossom anew? Or has the captain found another? (Summary by rlowalrus)
 
Emma, by Jane Austen, is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance. As in her other novels, Austen explores the concerns and difficulties of genteel women living in Georgian-Regency England; she also creates a lively comedy of manners.Before she began the novel, Austen wrote, "I am going to take a heroine whom no one but myself will much like." In the very first sentence she introduces the title character as "Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich." Emma, howev ...
 
Eight years ago, Anne Elliot fell in love with a poor but ambitious young naval officer, Frederick Wentworth. The Elliots were dissatisfied with Anne's choice, feeling he was not distinguished enough for their family, and her older friend and mentor, Lady Russell, acting in place of Anne's deceased mother, persuaded her to break off the match. Now 27 and considered a spinster, Anne re-encounters her former fiance, now a captain, as he courts her spirited young neighbour, Louisa Musgrove. The ...
 
A weekly podcast which explores pop culture, the humanities, and how they matter for our daily lives. Each week, your hosts (Hannah and Suzanne) share three (ish) things as we engage with all that delights, intrigues, and sometimes repels us; both in our areas of shared interest (ex: football, makeup, Jane Austen, Schitt’s Creek, and wine) as well as our individual specialties (ex: art history, museum studies, film, and theology). Join for the topics, stay for the conversation, and enjoy our ...
 
The tale centers around Anne Elliot and Captain Wentworth and their reunion after years of separation; Anne rejected the Captain's proposal in order to satisfy familial and social duties. Years without Wentworth have been a regret for Anne who is a person of no consequence to her family. However, circumstances will soon bring the Captain back into her life. Will bitterness part them forever, or do old feelings die hard?This audiobook is part of the Audio Literature Odyssey Podcast. Please vi ...
 
The podcast most capable of ruining bookstores for you forever. TV's Kevin Lanigan, Vern Tooley, Joe Konroy, & Justin Germeroth are veteran improvisers, taking their singular gifts for bringing silly characters to life directly to you. What if all the great writers you learned about in school were alive and well? What if they were unstable morons? What if Jane Austen swung from the chandelier on weekends and Mark Twain was a weird racist? These are the kinds of questions we answer here. You ...
 
Chris Jagger and family recite their favorite poems and limericks on Poets’ Corner. Enjoy the writings and poems by A.A Milne, William Butler Yeats, Jane Austen, W.H. Davies, Emily Dickinson, Townes Van Zandt, James Stephens, John Keats, William Shakespeare and other great poets from around the world.
 
Miss Frances, the youngest Ward sister, "married, in the common phrase, to disoblige her family, and by fixing on a lieutenant of marines, without education, fortune, or connexions, did it very thoroughly. She could hardly have made a more untoward choice." Some years later, pregnant with her ninth child, Mrs. Price appeals to her family, namely to her eldest sister and her husband, Sir Thomas Bertram, for help with her over-large family. Sir Thomas provides assistance in helping his nephews ...
 
If it is a truth universally acknowledged that a good-looking girl cannot fail of attracting a clever young man does it follow that the reverse is also true? If the man comes of a terrifyingly dysfunctional family and the girl in question likes to see spooks and horrors round every corner, yes. Morland by name, Lackland by nature, Catherine, not altogether addicted to the heroine role in general, finds this greatness thrust upon her in the (fortunately, principally financial) fantasies of he ...
 
The book club podcast where Dave Warneke has read the book so you don't have to. Each episode Dave tells two special guests all about a classic novel or play, and by the end of the show, both you and they can pretend you've read it. From Austen to Tolstoy, Shakespeare to Hemingway... Devour a classic in a single sitting.
 
Drip: A DC Coffee Podcast explores Washington DC’s diverse coffee scene through conversations with cafe owners, baristas, roasters, and regulars. A common thread through every episode is a quest to unlock new perspectives on DC’s coffee and culture. Quite simply, this podcast is meant to brew community by being deliberately curious about coffee and culture.
 
Singer and actor Liv Austen has turned a health issue into a passion for cooking, by taking control of every ingredient that goes in to her meals. Every week she shares something she has learned from cooking from scratch, and goes through a recipe she loves, so you can cook alongside the podcast. Cook from scratch - your body will thank you.
 
Classic lit with a modern tone, every other week. From the creators of Myths and Legends, comes an altogether same-but-different podcast set in the world of classic lit. These are the stories of Dracula, The Time Machine, The Three Musketeers. They're stories written by Jane Austen, Shakespeare, and H.P. Lovecraft, but with a casual, modern tone. Listen as Jason and Carissa Weiser breathe new life into the classics and tell the stories of some of the greatest books ever written.
 
Sips & Sensibility is a Jane Austen adaptation podcast hosted by longtime best friends Beth, Julia, and Lori. Join us every other week for a new adaptation breakdown and review filled with insightful thoughts, wacky antics, and, of course, Jane Austen. If you love to chat with friends over a good beverage, you’ll love this podcast. Strap in, grab a drink, and join us as we dive in each episode. Who knows maybe you will find a new favorite adaptation along the way. Oh and Mr. Darcy? Call me! ...
 
Generally acknowledged to be the first sequel to the work of Jane Austen, Old Friends and New Fancies incorporates characters from each of Austen's six major novels into one unified story, as well as those of Brinton's own invention. The novel generally focuses on various parings of lovers and the challenges that their unions create. - Summary by Wikipedia
 
Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey is a book about the life of Catherine Morland and her romantic relationships. The novel is divided into two parts; the first part begins with Catherine’s visit to Bath and her relationship with Henry Tilney and the other people she met there, and the second part starts with the arrival of Frederick Tilney and her visit to Northanger Abbey. This book alongside Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility is considered one of the major works of Jane Austen. The ...
 
An epistolary novel, Lady Susan is an early work by Austen that was posthumously published in 1871. The short novel focuses on the self-serving eponymous anti-heroine, as she cunningly maneuvers her way through society in search of a wealthy husband for both her daughter and herself. Disregarding anything but her own selfish goals, Susan employs her charms to lure men and draw them into her web of deceit, no matter their age or status. Exploring issues including morals, manners, self-indulge ...
 
If you're a Jane Austen fan, you'll enjoy Emily Eden's comic novels of manners, The Semi-Detached House (1859) and The Semi-Attached Couple (1860). At the opening of The Semi-Detached House, the beautiful (but rather petulant) Lady Blanche Chester, newly married and pregnant, is being installed in a suburban house while her husband is away. Her encounters with her neighbors, and the intrigues of the neighborhood, soon come to absorb and annoy her. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)
 
Before becoming the author of such classics as Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Emma, Jane Austen experimented with various writing styles as a teenager in the early 1790s. This is a collection of her juvenilia, including the epistolary novels Love and Freindship, Lesley Castle, and Lady Susan, as well as her comic History of England and some shorter pieces. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)
 
One of the most controversial novels written by Austen, Mansfield Park follows the life of the young heroine Fanny Price as she searches for her place in society. Set in early 19th century England, the classic novel depicts the social issues of the time including marriage, social mobility and morality. The classic centers on the life of the poor young girl Fanny Price, who is the oldest daughter of nine siblings. Her father is a former naval officer and a heavy drinker, while her mother has ...
 
A podcast discussing Jane Austen adaptations, hosted by Jillian Davis and Yolanda Rodriguez. Tune in to hear our discussions of regency & modern adaptations, as well as hear interviews with the cast and writers behind the projects. We have covered The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, Emma Approved, ITV's Sanditon, and Recipe for Persuasion by Sonali Dev. Our goal is to cover an adaptation of each Austen novel. We also love the romance genre and are currently discussing the Shondaland & Netflix series ...
 
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Austen Allred is the founder of Lambda School and one of the smartest entrepreneurs trying to fix education. We talked about Austen's fascination with reading history in the context of business, his deep interest in shareholder letters and internal memos of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, Disney, and other great companies, and his thoughts on first pri…
 
In our last episode, we examined the evidence of Jane Austen's 1995-96 dalliance with her "Irish friend," the gentlemanlike (but impoverished) young law student Tom Lefroy. Intriguingly, she began writing Pride and Prejudice, her classic novel of romance, love, and mixed messages, later that year. Might Tom have been the inspiration for the beloved…
 
This week, we're taking a break from discussing Bridgerton to give you a behind the scenes roundtable of how we conceived and made our short film Jane Austen Virtual Book Club. It won first place in the over 20 category of the JASNA SW Young Filmmakers Contest. We also interview our friend/director/filmmaker/editor Abbie Steckler who helped us make…
 
Jacke takes a look at adult literacy and continuing education, anti-literacy laws in nineteenth-century America, and two famous passages from the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845), in which the young slave manages to overcome obstacles and teach himself to read and write. Help support the show at patreon.com/literature or historyof…
 
In advance of Sunday's awards ceremony, Hannah & Suzanne examine the actions of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association - the voting body who nominates and awards the Golden Globes - through the lens of white mediocrity. They suggest 3-ish ways the veneration of white mediocrity is reflected in this year's list of nominees and even go on a little r…
 
Welcome to The From Scratch Body! I’m Liv Austen – and I believe that anyone can cook. Since being diagnosed with endometriosis, I have been on a journey to find out what food makes me feel great. By cooking from scratch I have not only started feeling much better, but also fallen in love with cooking completely! Join me for my weekly food topic an…
 
Spencer Pratt, a.k.a. Pratt Daddy, of "The Hills" joins the Boys to discuss almost everything. He breaks down being the most hated man in America, being banned from Costa Rica, and the power of crystals. Listens as he is also joined by his wife, the lovely Heidi Montag, as they discuss the highs and lows of life as reality royalty. This is a conver…
 
Announcement! On Friday, March 26 at 8PM EST, we will be doing a PATRON ONLY LIVESTREAM to celebrate the launch of season 2! Available to patrons $5 and up. We've got Robyn Jordan (@robyn_rambles) with us today to give a fresh new perspective on this adaptation, covering post-Proposalgeddon through Pemberley. Topics discussed include the Franklin S…
 
This week, we cover the eighth and final episode of season one of Shondaland's Bridgerton - After the Rain. Here, we answer questions such as - do Daphne and the Duke have any hope of repairing their damaged marriage? Will Anthony give Siena the freedom and space that she deserves? Will Marina find love and happiness? And WHO is Lady Whistledown? ~…
 
Our good friend, Ryan Hawk, joins the podcast. He runs the "Hawkey Talk With Ryan Hawk" podcast. We discuss mental health in sports, which leads to personal anecdotes. The new divisional realignment in the NHL is discussed at length, and we wonder why the Edmonton Oilers can't seem to win a cup with both McDavid and Draisaitl on their roster.…
 
When Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965) was a child, her father made the Hansberry name famous by fighting for justice in a case that went all the way to the Supreme Court. By the time she was thirty, she herself was famous as the author of A Raisin in the Sun (1959), which tells the story of a black family attempting to purchase a home in a white neig…
 
In the third episode of season 13 of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of a man who became known as the King of Soul and produced such timeless classics as You Send Me, Chain Gang and Twistin' the Night Away. We will never know how many hits he may have had as he was shot and killed in 1964 at the age of only 33. He…
 
Hey y'all, We're back, for real this time! Time-travel with us to January, when we recorded this episode with friend-of-the-show and costume expert Emma Fraser, who, by virtue of her whole lived life, is actually qualified to weigh in on the quality of Renee Zellweger's accent. It's a gem. Next up: Pride & Prejudice & Zombies & Matt Smith Jumping R…
 
Has a life of lockdown and isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic found you returning to the comforts of Jane Austen? Well, you're not alone. Hannah & Suzanne begin by discussing the particular comfort Jane Austen and then share 3-ish things in their discussion of the men of "Pride and Prejudice," touching on both the best-written men and those who…
 
The History of Literature presents a short story by Deesha Philyaw, author of The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, produced by Storybound. PLUS! In preparation for our Writers Block episode, we hear from three great writers - Virginia Woolf, Iris Murdoch, and Franz Kafka - who privately (and achingly) wrote about not writing. Enjoy! Deesha Philyaw’s …
 
Welcome to The From Scratch Body! I’m Liv Austen – singer, songwriter, actor, voice over artist and passionate home cook. I believe in making the best of every situation. And since being diagnosed with endometriosis, I have been on a journey to find out what food makes me feel good. By cooking from scratch I have not only started feeling much bette…
 
This week Catrina and Elle discuss two Pride and Prejudice adaptations that feature a multicultural point of view. One follows Ayesha Shamsi in a modern-day Muslim Pride and Prejudice love story set in Canada. The other is the story of Trisha Raje, an Indian-American story of family and love set in San Fransisco. Catrina shares her reading of Ayesh…
 
On this episode of Book Cheat Dave has read the second half of The Grapes Of Wrath by John Steinbeck. Hearing Dave talk the thrilling conclusion of this American classic is Andy Matthews and Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall from The Pop Test and Two In The Think Tank. (So yeah, this is part two - I strongly recommend you check out part one, episode 52 fi…
 
This week, we discuss Episode 7 of Bridgerton - Ocean's Apart. Simon and Daphne face the harsh reality of their love match marriage. Meanwhile, Colin and Marina deal with their broken hearts and broken engagement. This episode is brought to you by author Erica Ridley’s THE DUKE HEIST. Stay tuned to the end of the episode for an audiobook preview of…
 
Oh, boy, let’s talk DRAMA. Our Mansfield crew has decided that putting on a private play would be a most gripping diversion, despite Edmund’s disapproval. Nothing like throwing a group project onto a situation rife with entitlement, sexual tension, and love triangles to make life easier. Jessie and Annie dive in, trying to decide if they even like …
 
Hannah and Suzanne share when and why they started to wear makeup and then discuss their approach to makeup in these (wait for it!) UNPRECEDENTED TIMES. This week's 3-ish things contains their best advice as to how to get the most out of your Sephora and/or Ulta shopping experience. Basically, you gotta have a strategy. Why it's Totally Fine to Wea…
 
Anna North, author and journalist, joins us for a full discussion of the Western genre, how twenty-first-century authors have revived the form with modern-day sensibilities and a more layered understanding of history, her love of George Herriman's quietly subversive Krazy Kat comics, and her new novel Outlawed, a riveting adventure story of a fugit…
 
In the second episode of season 13 of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of a man who became one of London's most popular playwrights but was also persecuted for his sexuality. After a promising start to his writing career he spent time in prison and ended up with nothing - Oscar Wilde. Please consider supporting the…
 
Trashed Talk Podcast reviews the first season of Fargo, with a contrasting review to the original film. Game of the week: Breath of the Wild and Cyberpunk 2077. Debate segment: What do we think about Netflix's Pacific Rim anime trailer? How much freedom should a director have? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and our network Butwhytho at …
 
In this episode, the sips ladies discuss the 1981 BBC Sense & Sensibility mini series. From the blur effect to the weird seesaw intro, this adaptation makes some interesting choices. Listen in as they discuss Marianne’s terrifying illness and the unpardonable sin of leaving Margaret out of the adaptation! Tune in to hear how we’re celebrating the e…
 
In 1819, John Keats wrote a letter to his brother George and his sister-in-law Giorgiana, who had recently moved from London to America. In the letter, Keats included a poem, which he introduced as "the first and the only one with which I have taken even moderate pains...I hope it will encourage me to write other things in even a more peaceable and…
 
Welcome to The From Scratch Body! I’m Liv Austen – singer, songwriter, actor, voice over artist and passionate home cook. I believe in making the best of every situation. And since being diagnosed with endometriosis, I have been on a journey to find out what food makes me feel good. By cooking from scratch I have not only started feeling much bette…
 
WE'RE BACK with Wil Williams (@wilw_writes)! Today, we're discussing part 3 of the film, beginning with Lizzy swinging in a circle and ending after PROPOSALGEDDON. Topics discussed include Scratch Night, more horror movie moments, "people are dying, Kim," Dame Judi Dench, Cats (2019), the interior design of Rosings, the layout of various churches, …
 
CONTENT WARNING: Sexual assault - if this topic is triggering for you, avoid 37:00-52:09 of this episode. This week, we discuss episode six of Bridgerton - Swish. All's well in marital bliss at Clyvedon until Daphne discovers a something that Simon has been keeping from her - and she responds in the most controversial scene of the show. ~~~ Send us…
 
In 1819, John Keats quit his job as an assistant surgeon, abandoned an epic poem he was writing, and focused his poetic energies on shorter works. What followed was one of the most fertile periods in the history of poetry, as in a few months' time Keats completed six masterpieces, including such celebrated classics as "To Autumn," "Ode to a Nightin…
 
In the first episode of season 13 of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of a young woman who was accused of witchcraft and heresy and who was burned at the stake at the age of 19 only for her to later be found innocent. She was made a Saint over 400 years later. She was Joan of Arc. Please consider supporting the sho…
 
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