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Filthy-minded historian, Aoife Bhreatnach, explores books from the ‘censored in Ireland’ list. From great literature, mediocre reads, sex manuals, true crime and pulp fiction to memoirs of gay life, thousands of books were censored in Ireland. Were those ‘bad books’ indecent or obscene? Join Aoife as she reads like a smut-obsessed censor, looking for the rude bits in all kinds of books.
 
The BAN Radio Literary Program aims to support the African American community and to show people, through the radio show, that African American writers are more than just a niche. We bring wonderful stories to the minds and imaginations of everyone! We have stories to tell, using our voice and our experiences, that cross all races and cultures. Join us on Monday and Wednesday Nights, 8-10 pm EST. BECOME A GUEST ON THE SHOW. Go here to sign up today: http://www.edc-creations.com
 
For most beloved, popular, or viral books, there is a portion of the population who think they're overrated, immoral, or outright bad. Ink and Wood Pulp aims to discuss what makes people react to these books the way they do and what these books were trying to tell us in the first place. Join host Raleigh Ransom as they try to read even a fraction of what they could read in school to discuss books that divided people, grossed people out, made people sneer, or that were challenged or banned, t ...
 
Welcome to Banned Books, where we read and converse with the rebel children, the holy mischief-makers of God, who fight against the kind of useless religious, spiritual, and moral methods of life improvement that seeks to smother the glory of God in Jesus Christ. We want to introduce you to those who forgot everything except Jesus Christ and him crucified. We all struggle with fear of being last, lost, least, littlest, and dead, and so we are here to encourage, challenge, provoke, and maybe ...
 
You are marooned a desert island with a few books and records. Fast forward three years. You now rule the island with an iron fist. But what laws will you enact? What will you ban? Each week, comedian Jacob Hatton interviews a new castaway from the worlds of science, journalism, politics and entertainment and asks them about their own personal island. Will it be a utopia or a nightmare?
 
Cruise expert, author and writer Gary Bembridge provides hints, tips and advice about all forms of cruising and ports in this series of short and helpful shows. For more visit http://www.tipsfortravellers.com and look for his books "The Cruise Traveler's Handbook", "Essential Cruise Tips" and "River Cruising: Essential Tips".
 
CNN's chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, hosts this hourlong weekday afternoon program, which mixes Tapper's interests with headlines from around the country and the world, headlines that span politics, money, sports and popular culture. "The Lead" also concentrates on bringing stories that aren't found on front pages -- buried leads -- to the forefront.
 
Transcripts of all episodes available at poisonroom.com The Poison Room is a podcast about dangerous writing - from the very first anti-vaccination literature to the Anarchist Cookbook. Banned books, burned books, ridiculous laws, and centuries of misinterpreting holy texts, as well as books that are dangerous to read and own, and books that were dangerous to write.
 
We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
A Muslim podcast for Smart Muslim Women Farhat Amin is the author of the book Smart Single Muslimah She has delivered a number of lectures on women in Islam and feminism. With the help of her guests, she shares life advice that is Islamic, honest & thought-provoking. Podcast inspiration "By Time. The human being is in loss. Except those who believe, & do good works, and encourage truth, & recommend patience.” Surah Asr Alhumdulilah 40K listens! If this podcast inspired you, please leave a re ...
 
Hosted by Ben Domenech, this is a daily podcast featuring engaging and in-depth conversations with journalists, scholars, authors, politicians, and thinkers of all stripes. Along with guest hosts Mollie Hemingway, Christopher Bedford, and Emily Jashinsky, Domenech delivers smart and compelling dialogues on politics, culture, religion, and the news of the day. Support the show by subscribing, rating, and writing a review! Follow Federalist Radio Hour on Twitter (https://twitter.com/fdrlst).
 
Twice a week the New Statesman politics team - Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea - discuss the latest in UK politics. From Boris Johnson's latest battle with backbenchers to the machinery behind the Labour Party's opposition attack lines, this is the debrief you need to understand what's really happening in Westminster and beyond. New episodes Tuesday and Friday. Send your questions at youaskus.co.uk.
 
History is Sexy is a podcast presented by historian Dr Emma Southon and writer Janina Matthewson answering listener questions about history. What did the Romans do for us? Where did marrying for love come from? What was world war one all about? Produced and edited by Oliver Kealey. Theme music by Ketsa.
 
My wife and I started focusing on Bible prophecy, several years ago. We have been Bible believing Christians for our adult life. We love Jesus and are anxiously awaiting his soon return. When I retired I had spare time to study Bible prophecy in depth. My goal was to only use God’s Holy Word… the Bible as my text book. The Internet has played a significant role in my research. What I learned in my journey is that God has unlocked the Book of Daniel in these end days… see Dan 12:4 “But you, D ...
 
As an organization that's all about the literary community, PEN America knows that the current health crisis is hitting our Members and friends particularly hard. The PEN Pod is meant to provide regular updates and conversations about literature and free expression, and provide an outlet for our in-person events that have been postponed or canceled. Join the conversation online at pen.org and on our social channels @PENAmerica. Thanks for tuning in. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pe ...
 
The Week in Geek is a radio talk show broadcasting in the Metro New Orleans area from News Talk 99.5 WRNO FM on Sundays at 7pm CST. Thanks to the power of the internet our show has been heard around the world via the Spreaker radio app. We cover all topics related to geekdom such as comic books, video games, movies, books, conventions, cosplay, and many more! We have been fortunate enough to bring our listeners interviews from actors in film, TV, and voice overs also authors, comic book arti ...
 
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You Know, The Next Thing. In this episode, we continue reading Robert Capon’s The Mystery of Christ, and Why We Don’t Get It. We further discuss pastoral care, exegesis, the purpose of theology, and where Christian preaching points us. SHOW NOTES: Robert Farrar Capon, “The Mystery and Guilt” from “The Mystery of Christ . . . and Why We Don't Get It…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the Republican Party’s contempt for democracy and its commitment to the lie that the 2020 election was stolen. Then, Ziwe teases her upcoming Showtime show ZIWE, explains how her Instagram live interviews gained popularity and reveals how she began her comedy career.
 
There'll be just a handful of repatriation flights from India this month, and the government’s revealed 173 Australian children are stuck there without their parents; We'll speak with our India correspondent James Oaten and hear how Australians fear they'll be waiting a long time for their chance to come home; And we go to the remote Northern Terri…
 
Today we’ll be travelling to India to meet a young inventor, we’ll buckle up for some driving lessons with a local legend in Queensland, and then fly to a wildlife sanctuary to meet the world’s oldest seabird. We’ll also dive down to visit a one-of-a-kind coral reef and we’ll find out about a big decision from the government that could help the env…
 
What does the Oversight Board's decision say about free speech on Facebook? How is adherence to disinformation becoming a litmus test in the Republican Party? Our CEO Suzanne Nossel weighs in on the Tough Questions of the week. Then, Professor Daniel Pollack-Pelzner blew the whistle on misconduct at his university—and was promptly fired. What his c…
 
As the UK heads to the polls on 'Super Thursday', Anoosh, Stephen and Ailbhe discuss the things they are most interested to learn from this wide-ranging vote. Then, in You Ask Us, they take your questions on whether Labour are setting out a positive view of their plans for the UK. If you'd like to submit a question for You Ask Us, please email podc…
 
Did Pope John Paul II Kiss the Koran? On 14 May 1999, Pope John Paul II both bowed to and kissed the Koran. Many have claimed that it was actually a copy of the Chaldean Book of the Gospels, but Archbishop Raphael I Bidawid, Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Bagdad, later said that John Paul II both bowed to and kissed the Quran presented to him by a …
 
Novelist Bram Presser and comparative literature academic Rebecca Suter join Kate and Cassie to talk about Kazuo Ishiguro's latest novel, Klara and the Sun, in light of all his other novels. And yes, the quality of light, shining down on this Artificial Friend - Robot Girl - is one of the many things at stake in this bookish discussion…
 
Julia Stone is one of Australia’s most successful musicians. With her brother Angus, they gigged hard for years before cracking it internationally. The songs she’s written have topped Hottest 100’s, and packed out massive shows across the world.Alongside her sibling outfit, she’s also released two solo albums. But it’s been about nine years since h…
 
Infectious Disease Expert: U.S. is turning the corner on Covid; U.S. Cases, Hospitalizations, Deaths Hit Lowest In Months; Moderna Head: Vaccine Boosters Likely Needed Every 9-12 Months; Broadway Tickets on sale again, cruises running trial voyages; Poll: Number of Republicans who have gotten, or will get vaccinated up 9% in recent months; Moderna …
 
David Shoemaker is joined by Ringer writer Claire McNear to break down the Atlantic story "The Liberal Who Can't Quit Lockdown." They discuss readers' reactions to the piece, how it was reported, and touch on the related news about herd immunity (3:40). Then, Listener Mail, in which they answer questions about the audio-book process, who would make…
 
DOJ SLAMS Arizona Election Audit, Say It May VIOLATE Federal Law, Democrats Demand GOP Stop Recount. Democrats are claiming that it could be voter intimidation and leftist media sources oddly frame the audit. Republicans in AZ finally got their audit but the democrats have been fighting tooth and nail. Democrats asked the DOJ to intervene and in re…
 
A new poll conducted in late March by the Associated Press and NORC Center for Public Affairs Research noted that 88% of the public would like to live their twilight years in their home as opposed to a long-term care facility. And for good reason, with some long-term care facilities having a track record of health violations and mistreatment of res…
 
In 2019, Mayor Garcetti formed a panel of forty scholars, historians, architects and other cultural leaders to reassess its official relationship with its history - both the good and the bad. The subcommittees spanned from Indigenous Land Acknowledgement and the Work of Decolonization to Monuments and Markers Last week, the group released a 166 pag…
 
Bill and Melinda Gates said Monday that they are divorcing but would keep working together at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the largest charitable foundations in the world. Their split after 27 years of marriage came as a shock to some, but it’s reflective of recent trends in so-called “gray divorce.” According to reporting in the W…
 
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Annabelle De St. Maurice of UCLA/Mattel Children’s Hospital. Today's topics include: What to expect from restaurants and bars in the yellow tier Read the guidance here U.S. support for waiving intellectual property rights brings hope t…
 
Zack, Jenn, and Alex discuss the political implications of the ongoing Covid-19 catastrophe in India, where cases are skyrocketing, overwhelming the country’s health care system. They look at how much Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is to blame for the crisis and the degree to which it’s creating political problems for Modi both at home a…
 
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks about Florida Governor Ron DeSantis nuking the defund the police movement in Florida. The topic of police reform is being discussed all over the nation. Most reforms involve calls for a police budget cut and sometimes a call to abolish police altogether. Ron DeSantis made it clear that this will not occur on his…
 
The US temporarily lifted patent protections for coronavirus vaccines, but drug manufacturers argue it will not have the desired effect. Salome Meyer, project manager at the Cancer Alliance, unpacked this issue for us. Entrepreneur & blogger at Missing Link, Rich Mulholland, speaks to Bruce Whitfield about how to deliver elevator pitches. For our p…
 
Australia's aged care system is deeply broken.Over two and a half years, a royal commission into its failures heard harrowing stories of abuse and neglect, both often linked to chronic understaffing.Two months ago, after the royal commission handed down its final report, the federal government acknowledged there were "fundamental issues" that neede…
 
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” On this week’s episode of The Literary Coven, Courtney and Lily dissect the poem “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost. Join these giggly hosts as they explore Robert Frost’s uneasy life, the story behind the poem, major themes, and how they…
 
Multiple dormant White House IP addresses went active moments before Donald Trump left office. A listener details the strange behavior of his daughter while she sleeps, prompting a conversation about the mysteries of parasomnia. A Conspiracy Realist asks for more information about the rumors that the US purposely abandoned soldiers in Vietnam... an…
 
In Episode 194, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger head to Union Street in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, to search for the long-lost location of a haunted farmhouse that made the newspapers back in 1887. Though it was reported to be haunted before a tragic event left a final scar, after a child was lost inside, the building rotted away to nothing except a spo…
 
Another apparent breach from hotel quarantine, as the COVID case in Sydney is linked to a US traveller, but how the transmission occurred remains a mystery; Australia's medicine regulator urges people to keep getting the AstraZeneca vaccine, despite more very rare blood clots being reported; And the US government backs a waiver of COVID vaccine pat…
 
Young people are investing in digital currencies like Bitcoin, Dogecoin and Ethereum in rising numbers, but experts warn the hype is unsustainable.Donald Trump is still suspended from Facebook after its oversight board assessed the social media giant's decision earlier this year. But is the ongoing suspension fair or does Facebook need to update it…
 
We have a new word and we’re not afraid to use, or be it. Are you a little bit cheugy too?Everyone has an opinion on Billie Eilish’s transformation (including us it seems), and we’re loving the arrival of Ru Paul’s Drag Race Down Under. Especially the swears!Britney Spears has spoken directly to her followers about those documentaries, and Ben Affl…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the Republican Party and the conservative movement punishing those who refute their deranged 2020 election beliefs. Then, Pete Davidson goes over his experience on the latest season of SNL, explains what it was like recording the Audible Original podcast Hit Job and shares he is starring in a movie about Joey Ramone.…
 
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