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Hosted by Cassidy Cash, That Shakespeare Life takes you behind the curtain and into the real life of William Shakespeare. Get bonus episodes on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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A long walk through Middle-earth! Join co-hosts John & Greta as they go chapter-by-chapter through The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, The Hobbit and all of Tolkien's other works.
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Home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare materials. Advancing knowledge and the arts. Discover it all at www.folger.edu. Shakespeare turns up in the most interesting places—not just literature and the stage, but science and social history as well. Our "Shakespeare Unlimited" podcast explores the fascinating and varied connections between Shakespeare, his works, and the world around us.
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Chop Bard

In Your Ear Shakespeare

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The show dedicated to revealing the plays of William Shakespeare as tasty entertainment for today’s hungry audience. Be you actor or observer, this show offers a fresh look at some very old goods.
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The Prancing Pony Podcast

The Prancing Pony Podcast

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The Prancing Pony Podcast is a weekly show about the Middle-earth legendarium of J.R.R. Tolkien, hosted - for six seasons - by Alan Sisto and Shawn E. Marchese. As the show returns for its seventh season, Alan welcomes an all-star cast of co-hosts to join him as he explores the first part of The Return of the King! Alan and all his co-hosts are passionate Tolkien enthusiasts, and they invite listeners to enjoy their detailed exploration of Tolkien’s work, with smart but straightforward discu ...
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The Tolkien Professor

The Tolkien Professor (Corey Olsen)

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The Tolkien Professor podcast is a series of lectures, discussions, and seminars on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien by Corey Olsen, President of Signum University. All are welcome to enter – even those without any party business!
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Athrabeth

Jude Vais & Stef Midlock

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Athrabeth is a monthly podcast that invites you down the lesser trod paths of Tolkien's Legendarium. Each episode we pick a single chapter, essay, fragment, or topic, and do a deep dive, exploring it as both fans and scholars.
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The Play's the Thing

CiRCE Podcast Network

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The Play's the Thing is the ultimate podcast resource for lovers of Shakespeare. Dedicating six episodes to each play (one per act, plus a Q&A episode), this podcast explores the themes, scenes, characters, and lines that make Shakespeare so memorable. In the end, we will cover every play The Bard wrote, thus permitting an ongoing contemplation and celebration of the most important writer of all time. Join us. The Play’s the Thing is presented by The CiRCE Podcast Network. Hosted on Acast. S ...
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Was the name signed to the world's most famous plays and poems a pseudonym? Was the man from Stratford that history attributed the work to even capable of writing them? Join Theatrical Actor/Writer/Director and Shakespeare connoisseur Steven Sabel as he welcomes a variety of guests to explore literary history's greatest mystery… Who was the writer behind the pen name "William Shakespeare?" Part of the Dragon Wagon Radio independent podcast network.
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Amon Sûl

Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick and Ancient Faith Radio

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Exploring the Tolkien Legendarium with the Christian Faith - Join Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick, Richard Rohlin and their guest co-hosts as they explore the life, works and Middle-earth legendarium of author J. R. R. Tolkien, informed by the Orthodox Christian faith.
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Limitless with Alex Theis

Alex Theis, Speaker | Author | Consultant

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Through stories, experiences, and proven strategies, Alex will show you how to break through your self-imposed limits. Get ready to overcome your doubts, fears, and limiting beliefs and start living the life you imagined. You can do anything you set your mind to - you are LIMITLESS!
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Lewis Howes is a New York Times best-selling author, 2x All-American athlete, keynote speaker, and entrepreneur. The School of Greatness shares inspiring interviews from the most successful people on the planet—world-renowned leaders in business, entertainment, sports, science, health, and literature—to inspire YOU to unlock your inner greatness and live your best life.
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Noble Blood

iHeartPodcasts and Grim & Mild

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Author Dana Schwartz explores the stories of some of history’s most fascinating royals: the tyrants and the tragic, the murderers and the murdered, and everyone in between. Because when you’re wearing a crown, mistakes often mean blood.
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The Joy of Why

Steven Strogatz, Janna Levin, and Quanta Magazine

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The mathematician and author Steven Strogatz and the astrophysicist and author Janna Levin interview leading researchers about the great scientific and mathematical questions of our time.
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A podcast about self-care by a host that hates the term self-care. Therapist KC Davis, author of the book How to Keep House While Drowning talks about mental health, care tasks, and more.
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Freakonomics Radio

Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher

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Freakonomics co-author Stephen J. Dubner uncovers the hidden side of everything. Why is it safer to fly in an airplane than drive a car? How do we decide whom to marry? Why is the media so full of bad news? Also: things you never knew you wanted to know about wolves, bananas, pollution, search engines, and the quirks of human behavior. Join the Freakonomics Radio Plus membership program for weekly member-only episodes of Freakonomics Radio. You’ll also get every show in our network without a ...
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We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “The Data Detective”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. New episodes every other Friday.
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Hosted by award-winning story coach K.M. Weiland, the Helping Writers Become Authors podcast will take you deep into story theory, writing techniques, and all the incredible wisdom of story. There is no such thing as "just a story." Come along to find out how to write YOUR best story, astound the world, and (just maybe) change your life!
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The Tim Ferriss Show

Tim Ferriss: Bestselling Author, Human Guinea Pig

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Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.
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Cal Newport is a computer science professor and a New York Times bestselling author who writes about the impact of technology on society, and the struggle to work and live deeply in a world increasingly mired in digital distractions. On this podcast, he answers questions from his readers and offers advice about cultivating focus, productivity, and meaning amidst the noise that pervades our lives.
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No Stupid Questions

Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher

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Research psychologist Angela Duckworth (author of "Grit") and tech and sports executive Mike Maughan really like to ask people questions, and they believe there’s no such thing as a stupid one. So they have a podcast where they can ask each other as many “stupid questions” as they want. New episodes each week. "No Stupid Questions" is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network. Join the Freakonomics Radio Plus membership program for weekly member-only episodes of Freakonomics Radio. You’ ...
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The Dan Bongino Show

Cumulus Podcast Network | Dan Bongino

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He’s a former Secret Service Agent, former NYPD officer, and New York Times best-selling author. Join Dan Bongino each weekday as he tackles the hottest political issues, debunking both liberal and Republican establishment rhetoric.
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A master-class in personal and professional development, ultra-athlete, wellness evangelist and bestselling author Rich Roll delves deep with the world's brightest and most thought provoking thought leaders to educate, inspire and empower you to unleash your best, most authentic self. More at: https://richroll.com
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Neuroscientist and author David Eagleman discusses how our brain interprets the world and what that means for us. Through storytelling, research, interviews, and experiments, David Eagleman tackles wild questions that illuminate new facets of our lives and our realities.
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In less than 10 minutes, we’ll get you up to speed on all the news you missed overnight. Throughout the morning, Marketplace’s David Brancaccio will bring you the latest business and economic stories you need to know to start your day. And before U.S. markets open, you’ll get a global markets update from the BBC World Service in London.
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A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.
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Bill Kenower, Editor-in-Chief of Author magazine, talks to writers of all genres about the books we write and the lives we lead, and how these two are one in the same.
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People I (Mostly) Admire

Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher

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Freakonomics co-author Steve Levitt tracks down other high achievers for surprising, revealing conversations about their lives and obsessions. Join Levitt as he goes through the most interesting midlife crisis you’ve ever heard — and learn how a renegade sheriff is transforming Chicago's jail, how a biologist is finding the secrets of evolution in the Arctic tundra, and how a trivia champion memorized 160,000 flashcards. Join the Freakonomics Radio Plus membership program for weekly member-o ...
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Spiritually Hungry

Monica Berg and Michael Berg

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Don’t miss this thought-provoking podcast series with authors Monica and Michael Berg. Together, they’ll answer your most pressing questions, offering sage advice for the modern world. Self-proclaimed Change Junkie, Monica Berg is an author and teacher who lectures internationally. Michael Berg is a rabbi and Aramaic scholar who has published almost 20 books on the teachings of Kabbalah. This husband and wife team has been sharing kabbalistic wisdom and relationship expertise with students f ...
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“Learn how acclaimed writers keep the ink flowing, the cursor moving, and avoid writer’s block.” Each week, host Kelton Reid chats with guests like Nobel Prize winner Abdulrazak Gurnah, on life after becoming a laureate; #1 New York Times bestselling author, Emily Henry on her past life as a YA mid-lister; Celebrated author, Walter Mosley, on his conflicted feelings after winning a National Book Award; NY Times bestselling author, Lisa Scottoline, on what she learned from literary lion Phili ...
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Shakespeare Sundays with Chop Bard

Ehren Ziegler: Actor, Artist, Shakespeare enthusiast

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Shakespeare Sundays with Chop Bard, is a practical, and enthusiastic exploration of William Shakespeare’s work. Each episode will take on a single subject taken from his words, lines, poetry, themes, or resources, in order to better understand them, and find out what use can be made of them.
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Hey there! Welcome to Author Elevate, where we celebrate books, equip authors, and promote brain-happy creative living. Resources and help: https://wwwauthorelevate.com/ Let's connect: https://www.instagram.com/authorelevate
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Welcome to this week's Author Diary where I discuss my latest writing ventures, including updates on "Punks Versus Zombies," plans for the Wasteland series, and the progress of "The Wolf and the Wyvern," along with my current reading journey. 📝 "Punks Versus Zombies" Update: This week, I’ve been working on the next episode of "Punks Versus Zombies.…
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Bestselling author, Adelle Waldman, spoke with me about her former life as a journalist, writerly wish fulfillment, and going undercover for her latest workplace novel, Help Wanted. Adelle Waldman is a journalist and the bestselling author of The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., which was named a best book of the year by The New Yorker, Economist, NPR…
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Can faith-based sword and sorcery books, body horror romance, gifted illustrator, successful CEO of Realm Makers, and chronic conditions all go together? Yup, if you’re the amazing Rebecca P. Minor, who I have the honor of interviewing in this latest podcast episode! We dive into world building from a Christian worldview, exploring new genres, bala…
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Episode Show Notes In this episode we cover: What is queer joy Elements of the opposites attract trope Worldbuilding for contemporary romance Writing relatable characters The importance of author community Links I mentioned: Kickstarter: Special Edition NSFW Lesbian Vampire Romance Hardcover – House of Crimson Hearts Preorder House of Crimson Heart…
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Nanea Reeves is the CEO & C0-Founder of TRIPP, a mind bending VR meditation app named one of Time Magazines "Best Inventions of 2022". Nanea is also the widow of Jaymee's legendary mentor Vic Anderson, the man who taught Jaymee how to meditate 20 years ago and introduced him to Tibetan Buddhism. This is the first long form conversation Nanea and Ja…
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A new AARP survey of women age 50 and up is out. They’re a large demographic — 62 million, according to AARP — and are more likely to vote than other cohorts. They’re also a swing voting bloc, and rising costs are dragging down their personal economies. We’ll also learn about new tribal gaming compacts aimed at protecting tribes’ interests and hear…
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In this episode, I discuss yesterday's Internet outage and the possibility it was a cyberattack. CBS faces uproar after seizing investigative journalist’s files Master and Commander: The Biden Dogs Accused of Dozens of Additional Attacks at White House When Will Politicians Stop Calling Themselves ‘Progressives’? Copyright Bongino Inc All Rights Re…
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For our Econ Extra Credit series this month, we’re watching “Invisible Beauty,” an autobiographical film exploring the life and work of model and activist Bethann Hardison. Today, “Marketplace Morning Report” host David Brancaccio is in conversation with Hardison to discuss a major cultural moment — walking for designer Chester Weinberg in the ’70s…
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From the BBC World Service: As Ukraine prepares to mark two years since Russia’s invasion, the International Monetary Fund says the country’s economy is holding up — but funding from the U.S. and other international backers remains essential. In Ukraine, however, delays in international funding are weighing on confidence. Plus, could menopause be c…
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Steven welcomes novelist, playwright, director Ted Bacino to this episode to discuss his novel and script of the same name, "The Shakespeare Conspiracy." Together, they explore some mysterious details surrounding the life and recorded death of Christopher Marlowe and certain theories that Marlowe was involved in writing the works of Shakespeare. Su…
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Today, finance expert Jaspreet Singh dives into the world of financial responsibility, mindset shifts for wealth building, and the art of savvy investing. Lewis and Jaspreet unpack complex financial concepts using everyday language and relatable personal examples. From the importance of knowing the difference between active and passive investing to…
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This episode is brought to you by 5-Bullet Friday, my very own email newsletter. Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to deconstruct world-class performers to tease out the routines, habits, et cetera that you can apply to your own life. This is a special inbetweenisode, which serves as a recap of the episodes from…
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Commercial real estate is a market that’s been sagging with lots of people still working from home. That’s been a source of consternation for regional banks with exposure to commercial real estate, like New York Community Bancorp, which Moody’s recently downgraded. But is all this anxiety actually overblown? We dig in. Plus, Japan’s stock market cl…
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In this episode, I discuss whether the left is preparing for violence should they lose the 2024 election. Master and Commander: The Biden Dogs Accused of Dozens of Additional Attacks at White House How an Ex-FBI Informant, Alexander Smirnov, Targeted the Bidens How a trusted FBI source became the center of a Washington scandal Copyright Bongino Inc…
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In a bright spot for news on the climate crisis, new data shows that U.S. carbon emissions dipped by 1.8% last year. Most of the reduction in emissions is coming from the power sector. We’ll explore what’s driving the shift and where progress still needs to be made. Plus, Nvidia saw a 265% revenue bump from a year ago. Then, inflation and health ca…
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From the BBC World Service: Tokyo’s main stock exchange closed at a record high on Thursday, beating a three-decade old record and largely due to semiconductor microchips. The surge comes after U.S.-based chipmaker Nvidia posted Q4 financial results that beat estimates. An Nvidia-based bounce drove tech stocks in Europe too. Also on the program: Ho…
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Conversation matters—but it only matters if you understand the nature of conversation itself. But how can we improve conversation to better connect and solve the problems we face? Charles Duhigg, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of The Power of Habit, shares insights on improving communication in his latest work, Supercommunicators. W…
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It used to feel like magic. Now it can feel like a set of cheap tricks. Is the problem with Google — or with us? And is Google Search finally facing a real rival, in the form of A.I.-powered “answer engines”? SOURCES: Marissa Mayer, co-founder of Sunshine; former C.E.O. of Yahoo! and vice president at Google. Ryan McDevitt; professor of economics a…
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In this episode, I uncover the "Connected to Russia" Scam that has Plagued the Trump Presidency and Elections. Key figure that Mueller report linked to Russia was a State Department intel source US says Russia was given Trump campaign polling data in 2016 John Oliver offers Justice Thomas millions to 'get the f--- off the Supreme Court' Copyright B…
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Nvidia, maker of semiconductor chips used for generative AI, reports its Q4 financial results after markets close on Wednesday. The company has forecast major revenue gains, but there was a wave of nervous selling yesterday and the stock is down so far this morning. What should we expect today? Then: the latest student loan forgiveness program, the…
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As part of our Econ Extra Credit series, we’re exploring race and representation in the world of fashion. Today, we’re joined by fashion and costume historian Shelby Ivey Christie to discuss the industry’s inconsistencies on diversity — including on the runway and on magazine covers, as well as in boardrooms and editorial departments. Also, homeown…
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From the BBC World Service: Saturday marks two years since Russia invaded Ukraine. As the conflict continues, rebuilding is a major concern for residents and businesses there – so where’s the money going to come from? Plus, campaigners say beef production by major meatpackers has been linked to illegal deforestation in Brazil, and some retailers in…
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Today, we have a true pioneer in the world of psychology, Dr. Ellen Langer. She made history as the first woman to be tenured in psychology at Harvard University. Known as the "mother of mindfulness" and the "mother of positive psychology," Dr. Langer's work has shown that our thoughts can influence our physical well-being, from weight loss to woun…
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Lee and Drew have been like brothers ever since adolescence. So when Drew betrays Lee in the heat of a tumultuous night in Glasgow, the two men find themselves entangled in a bitter grudge that went way beyond what they could imagine, as the violence and bitterness of the wrestling ring, spilled over into the real world. Grudges are typically seen …
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Cal Newport is a professor of computer science at Georgetown University, where he is also a founding member of the Center for Digital Ethics. His books have sold millions of copies and been translated into over forty languages. He is also a contributor to The New Yorker and hosts the popular Deep Questions podcast. His new book is Slow Productivity…
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Bill welcomes author Carla Panceira back to the show. Carla's collection of short stories, Bewildered, received the 2013 Grace Paley Short Fiction Award from the Association of Writers and Writing Programs and was published by the University of Massachusetts Press. Her short stories have appeared in the New England Review, the Clackamas Review, Sli…
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Once upon a time, Sears department stores were everywhere. A subsidiary of Sears launched the Discover card in 1986. It wasn’t unusual for department stores to offer their own credits cards, but the Discover card was accepted by other merchants. Today, we’ll hear a brief primer on the history that predated the recently announced Capital One-Discove…
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In this episode, I review why Joe Biden's Police State War on Trump is worse than we thought. Democrats weaponized justice system to punish Trump in business case Biden’s brother used his name to promote a hospital chain. Then it collapsed. What We Know About Cognitive Decline Copyright Bongino Inc All Rights Reserved Learn more about your ad choic…
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Capital One says it’s reached an all-stock deal to take over Discover Financial Services. The acquisition would create a stronger rival to Visa and Mastercard, but it’s far from a done deal and is likely to face heavy scrutiny from regulators. Also on the show: why the average age of Americans farmer is on the rise, and what the producer price inde…
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From the BBC World Service: China’s C919 jetliner is being showcased at the Singapore Airshow. Its Beijing-backed manufacturer is hoping the plane will be a challenger to Airbus’ A320 and Boeing’s 737 Max. Then, doctors in South Korea are striking in protest at plans to train more physicians. And in Spain, the northeastern region of Catalonia has b…
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When Mary Eleanor Bowe's first husband died, he left her a letter warning her that, "A living man have no interest to mislead. A living man may." He could not have possibly predicted just how deceitful Mary Eleanor's next husband would be. CW: spousal abuse, pregnancy termination. Support Noble Blood: — Bonus episodes, stickers, and scripts on Patr…
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Today, a case study of a modulation adaptation: Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland (2010), following up on last week's Alice discussion. Other Minds and Hands: An Open and Friendly Discussion of Tolkien Adaptation, Episode 64, recorded on February 19, 2024. Join us on Mondays at 4:30 PM ET, on this SignumU Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/Si…
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Maggie and Corey return to our Openings series for a consideration of Alice in Wonderland. Other Minds and Hands: An Open and Friendly Discussion of Tolkien Adaptation, Episode 63, recorded on February 12, 2024. Join us on Mondays at 4 PM ET, on this SignumU Youtube channel / signumuniversity and SignumU Twitch channel / signumu Check the schedule …
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Some of our most important relationships are also the most complicated. But all is not lost. In this episode of Spiritually Hungry, listen as we discuss how to start difficult conversations that can guide you on the path to repairing a rift between you and your loved one. “The most powerful way to change is through relationships. The reason we want…
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We’ve become so used to our phones in our lives that we’ve stopped realizing how arbitrary and unusual the content we’re watching really has become. In this episode, Cal looks closer at what we’re really spending time doing on our phones, then provides step-by-step instructions for healing this relationship. Below are the questions covered in today…
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Did you know there were romantic fiction publications in Shakespeare's lifetime? Of course they weren't romance novels, because the novel as a format was not invented, but the romance genre was a live and well. You may recognize chivalric romances, which include knights in shining armor, fighting dragons, overcoming giants, and other quest-worthy e…
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Newer technologies allow us to pay using smartphones, smartwatches or even the palms of our hands. But what could you do before such technologies existed … in a place where there aren’t any pockets? Today, we’ll revisit a 1991 story in which Marketplace’s David Brancaccio explored and exposed the payment systems of Cap d’Agde, a naturist village an…
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In this episode, I dissect the interview that just exposed the intel op. being conducted on Americans. National security experts criticize Biden’s handling of classified documents Big Climate Tries to Censor Opponents The Never-Ending Wealth-Tax Campaign Copyright Bongino Inc All Rights Reserved Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoice…
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If you could pay for things with just a wave of your hand, would you? Now, Amazon One, tech that scans your hand and links your identity to your credit card, has been rolled out at multiple Whole Foods locations. We’ll hear what the odds of this new tech taking off are and what happens to all that biometric data. Plus, construction companies are st…
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From the BBC World Service: Japan’s remote Noto Peninsula was rocked by a deadly New Year’s Day earthquake, which killed more than 200 people and damaged or destroyed some 55,000 homes. Communities are still without basics services such as water. First, after weeks of farming protests in Europe, farmers stage demonstrations over European Union agri…
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