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Learn from history's greatest entrepreneurs. Every week I read a biography of an entrepreneur and find ideas you can use in your work. This quote explains why: "There are thousands of years of history in which lots and lots of very smart people worked very hard and ran all types of experiments on how to create new businesses, invent new technology, new ways to manage etc. They ran these experiments throughout their entire lives. At some point, somebody put these lessons down in a book. For v ...
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Making sense of our political hell every Tuesday and Friday! Oh God, What Now? is the no-bulls**t politics podcast, making the unbearable bearable with top quality guests and analysis, plus poor quality jokes. Regulars include: Dorian Lynskey, author of The Ministry Of Truth: A Biography of Orwell’s 1984 and host of Origin Story • Alex Andreou, writer, commentator, cook, actor, secret agent • Writer and commentator Ros Taylor • Rachel Cunliffe of the New Statesman • Writer and host of This I ...
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Trashy Divorces

Hemlock Creatives

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A Good Podcast About Bad Relationships. Every Wednesday and Sunday, Alicia and Stacie take you on a comedic ride through stories of marital misconduct and love gone wrong, blending biography, pop culture, history, and politics. "It’s one part Vanity Fair meets Town & Country, one part country music song—and an all-around good time." - The Atlantan. "Enjoying the juicy details of other people’s relationships is having a moment." Sunday Times Style Magazine (UK). "When this shameless show abou ...
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Smart Tea

Aarati & Arpita

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Albert Einstein married his cousin and Marie Curie had a pet tiger. What else did the science textbooks miss?! Join Aarati and Arpita as they dig up the tea on scientists and inventors throughout history!
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The most influential biographies ever written, admired by leaders, creators, soldiers, and thinkers for nearly 2,000 years: Plutarch’s Parallel lives. Essential listening for anyone striving after greatness. Alex Petkas, former professor of ancient philosophy and history, revives and dramatically retells these unforgettable stories for modern audiences. The subjects are statesmen, generals, orators, and founders; pious and profane, stoics and hedonists. The stakes bear on the future of Weste ...
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Talks and interviews about the life of biography as experienced by a biographer over forty years and fourteen biographies, dealing with subjects ranging from Sylvia Plath to William Faulkner, Marilyn Monroe to Susan Sontag, and much more.
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A podcast about the Golden Age of Piracy in the Caribbean, the real men and women that threatened the trade and stability of the Old World empires, the forces that led them to piracy and the myths and stories they inspired. Famous names like Captain Henry Morgan, Henry Avery, Charles Vane, Mary Reed, Anne Bonny, Black Bart Roberts, Ned Low, and Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach will rub elbows with Queens, Kings, Popes, rebellious monks, Caribbean Natives, African Slaves and notorious governors like ...
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PORTRAITS

National Portrait Gallery

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Art, biography, history and identity collide in this podcast from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. Join Director Kim Sajet as she chats with artists, historians, and thought leaders about the big and small ways that portraits shape our world.
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First Responders, and Public Servants, share the most extraordinary experiences from their careers. Here on Choir Practice our mission is to preserve our guests personal legacies for friends and family, sharing their stories for anyone who might be curious or interested in a career in public service.
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The Stand with Eamon Dunphy is a current affairs, sport and culture podcast posting five or more episodes each week. Editor and Presenter - Eamon Dunphy As a former professional and international soccer player Eamon was capped 23 times for Ireland. He has been a writer and broadcaster for over 40 years and written five best selling books including an early memoir Only a Game?, U2’s biography Unforgettable Fire, Sir Matt Busby’s biography A Strange Kind of Glory, Roy Keane’s autobiography Kea ...
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Cash Money Records Owner Cover art photo provided by Dcomaniel Olah on Unsplash: Based on True Biography. Property of Turkey https://unsplash.com/@danesduet.. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brian-williams66/support
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A weekly podcast from Premier Unbelievable? with Professor Alister McGrath exploring C.S. Lewis’ thought, theology and teaching. C.S. Lewis is one of the most influential voices in modern Christianity. The 20th Century British writer and lay theologian has profoundly impacted Christians around the world and brought many atheists and agnostics to faith in Jesus. One person whose faith was greatly encouraged by the writings of C.S. Lewis is Professor Alister McGrath. Both men were raised in No ...
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Listen in to Uncorking a Story, where we pop the cork on hidden narratives and delve deep into the brilliant minds of your favorite authors. Get ready to unlock the magic behind your favorite books, one unforgettable story at a time. Hit that subscribe button and never miss a sip of inspiration!
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Birmingham Uncovered

The Birmingham Museum

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Join us as we uncover the diverse and compelling lives that built Birmingham, Michigan. How does a sleepy village evolve into an urban mecca known for its thriving cultural scene, great schools and bustling downtown? We’ll take a deep dive into the stories of the people behind one of Michigan’s most prosperous and vibrant communities.
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The Best Actors is an informational podcast dedicated to the winners of a Best Actor Academy Award. Going in sequence by year, I examine an actor's biography, filmography, winning performance, movie history, acting styles, and more.
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Welcome to the “Precision Medicine Made Simple Podcast,” where we simplify the complex world of precision medicine. We're here to explore how personalized healthcare can empower you to understand and improve your health to live a longer and healthier life. Join us as we break down the latest in medical science into actionable insights. Let's make precision medicine accessible and actionable for everyone. Sponsored by: Biography Health, where healthcare meets personalization. With their DNAbl ...
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My Dark Path

MF Thomas, Creator & Host

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My Dark Path explores the fringes of history, science, and the paranormal. In every episode, creator and host MF Thomas illuminates a topic taken from the dark corners of our world. Combining his personal, on-location research with insights from experts, researchers and historians, every episode will intrigue, excite, and perhaps, send a shiver down your spine. Visit www.mydarkpath.com for more information.
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If you'd like to learn more about Blessed Emmerich - New website being built here: https://annecatherineemmerich.org/. All four Mysteries of the Rosary are available in Parts 57 through 60. Audio recordings improve substantively with Visions Part 8 - hang in there! This podcast series focuses on readings from some of the published works of the visions of Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich. Among other fruits, her visions were a heavy contributor to Mel Gibson's the Passion of the Christ and led ...
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The C-SPAN Bookshelf podcast feed makes it easy for you to listen to all of the C-SPAN podcast episodes about nonfiction books. Each week we gather episodes from the different C-SPAN podcasts that feature authors talking about history, biography, current events, and culture to make it easier to discover the episodes and listen. If you like nonfiction books, follow this podcast feed so you never miss an episode!
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Geek History Lesson

Jason Inman & Ashley Victoria Robinson

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Not just another geek podcast, Geek History Lesson guides you through the fictional biography of pop culture characters! Diving deep into the history of superhero, film, tv and comic book characters. Each episode hosts Jason Inman and Ashley Victoria Robinson will have animated debates, recommended reading and bad impressions. Enter your mind university! You’ll geek out, grin and learn!
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American biography is a podcast that looks at American history by examining the lives of important, if less discussed, Americans who have exerted great influence upon the nation's development. It's the American story told through American's stories. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Welcome to the always entertaining and informative Killer Means Awesome podcast. Season 1: Killer Shipwrecks - Think of shiny coins and sunken dreams. Each episode features an incredible story of a recently discovered shipwreck. Season 2: Killer Biographies - Do you get Pocahontas and Sacagawea mixed up? So do we! Check out these true stories about historical figures you really should know better. Season 3: Killer Inventions - Incredible true stories about inventors and the inventions that c ...
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Committed: On Meaning and Madwomen (Vintage, 2024) is a critical memoir about women, reading, and mental illness. When Suzanne Scanlon was a student at Barnard in the 90s, grieving the loss of her mother—feeling untethered and swimming through inarticulable pain—she made a suicide attempt that landed her in the New York State Psychiatric Institute.…
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Welcome to our podcast where we discuss and deliberate over memoirs and biographies found in thrift shops. This is a great way to do things as we are not choosing who to read about. We may not be fans of the person, we may never have heard of the person and we never know who we are going to find next... There are only 2 rules to this podcast. The b…
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Episode four of our special series on the first ten British Prime Ministers on 5 Minute Biographies shines a light on William Cavendish! In just five minutes, we'll delve into the life and times of this lesser-known leader. Prepare to unravel the story of his rise to power, his brief but impactful premiership, and the controversies that swirled aro…
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She was from Tyre in Syria, the daughter of a pagan named Urban. She is a miraculous example of one brought to faith in Christ without any human intervention. When she was about eleven years old, her father, seeing her great beauty and wanting to protect her from men until she was grown, made her live alone on the top floor of a fine house, with sl…
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Professor Avi Shlaim spoke to Eamon last October following the 7th October attack by Hamas on Israel. Professor Shlaim is an author and Oxford historian of modern Middle East history. He is Emeritus Professor of International Relations at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of the British Academy. Of the many books he has written about the Middle…
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Films:- Tajemství Hradu v Karpatech; Sjecas Li Se Dolly Bell Music: - Hansel & Gretel Overture (Engelbert Humperdinck); Piano Concerto No. 1 (Mendelssohn); Symphony No. 10 (Mendelssohn) Episode Archive: - https://www.buzzsprout.com/MovieChronicles Patreon:- Patreon.com/BrettDillon Buy all the Movie Chronicles series of e-books …You know you want to…
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"I like the idea of thinking of it as a gift, although it certainly doesn't feel like it at the time." — Hannah Mary McKinnon In this episode of "Uncorking a Story," host Michael Carlon welcomes back internationally bestselling author Hannah Mary McKinnon. Known for her gripping suspense novels and heartwarming holiday romantic comedies, Hannah sha…
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This Booknotes+ podcast is a repeat of a Q&A program from November 4, 2015. The featured guest, Ronald Feinman, is the author of the book "Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency," in which he examines attempts on the lives of presidents and presidential candidates throughout history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.f…
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He was a disciple of St Peter, born in Antioch. St Peter took him to Rome (he was bishop of Antioch before being bishop of Rome, so Antioch is as much the 'see of Peter' as is Rome) and made him Bishop of Ravenna. In Ravenna, he healed the wife of the military governor of a grave illness, after which the governor and his household confessed Christ …
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Send us a Text Message. At the fifth Academy Awards, a tie occurred in the Best Actor category for the first and only time. In this episode, we hear about Wallace Beery as THE CHAMP and his miserable disposition, and Fredric March's watershed performance in the DR. JECKYLL AND MR. HYDE.By Chuck Latovich
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Niall Stanage reports from Washington on the implications of Joe Biden's withdrawal from the 2024 Presidential race. Niall Stanage is Associate Editor of The Hill and White House columnist for that publication. Recorded on Monday 22nd July 2024. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-stand-with-eamon-dunphy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/…
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President Joe Biden’s decision not to run for a second term wasn’t exactly a shock, but what does it mean for the race for the White House? And could Vice President Kamala Harris beat Trump if she were the Democratic nominee? Rolling Stone Magazine politics reporter and co-host of our companion podcast American Friction Nikki McCann Rámirez, joins …
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Mutatnt and proud! Join us as we join the X-Men again this week and dive into a staple member of Giant Sized X-Men, Colossus, exploring his origin, heritage, mutation, and that one encounter with the techno organic virus ... We teach you about his romantic relationship with Kitty Pryde, his elder brother bond with Magik, and tell you about the diff…
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Taking a look into the life of the former dictator of Iraq today, which will of course lead us into at least summarizing the first and second Persian Gulf Wars. How bad of a guy was Saddam? And was the US justified in invading Iraq to take him down? Watch the Suck on YouTube: https://youtu.be/smgt5ba3rjA Merch and more: www.badmagicproductions.com …
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How does Lewis perceive the Fall? Is he able to reconcile it with an evolutionary model? Where does the cross feature in The Problem of Pain? What did Lewis think of hell? In what ways does Lewis help us to recognise beauty and aesthetics in our discussions around theodicy? We continue our conversation with Dr Philip Tallon, Associate Professor of …
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She was from the town of Magdala on the Sea of Galilee, for which reason she is called "Magdalene." The Lord Jesus cast out seven demons from her, after which she became His faithful disciple, following Him even to the Cross when most of His disciples had fled. With the other holy Myrrh-bearers, she prepared the spices to anoint His body and carrie…
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Tom van Steenbergen is known for going huge and setting records with the gigantic front flips that have become his signature. We chatted a week after Tom won his first X Games Gold Medal and a time when everything seems to be firing for Tom. While he’s not known for being a big talker, you wouldn’t know it as Tom is not afraid to share. On the podc…
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Keir Starmer’s new cabinet is full of our past guests. So we thought, why not revisit some of those classic interviews to see what they tell us about the big figures of the new era of politics? Come back in time as we talk to David Lammy, Bridget Phillipson, Wes Streeting, Lisa Nandy and Ed Miliband on episodes of Remainiacs and The Bunker of yore.…
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Prior to becoming Donald Trump's VP pick or a U.S. Senator representing Ohio, J.D. Vance was a bestselling author. Over 1.6. million copies of his book "Hillbilly Elegy," a memoir about growing up in a poor, white family that has its roots in Appalachia, have sold to date. After the VP announcement, the book once again shot to the top of the Amazon…
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What I learned from reading What I Talk About When I Talk About Running: A Memoir by Haruki Murakami. ---- Founders Notes gives you the superpower to learn from history's greatest entrepreneurs on demand. You can search all my notes and highlights from every book I've ever read for the podcast. Get access to Founders Notes here. ---- Build relation…
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1971AB Dark Youth Films:- The Go-Between; Whoever Slew Auntie Roo; Bless The Beasts And The Children Music: - Hansel & Gretel Overture (Engelbert Humperdinck); Piano Concerto No. 1 (Mendelssohn); Symphony No. 10 (Mendelssohn) Episode Archive: - https://www.buzzsprout.com/MovieChronicles Patreon:- Patreon.com/BrettDillon Buy all the Movie Chronicles…
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Yanagawa Seigan (1789–1858) and his wife Kōran (1804–79) were two of the great poets of nineteenth-century Japan. They practiced the art of traditional Sinitic poetry—works written in literary Sinitic, or classical Chinese, a language of enduring importance far beyond China’s borders. Together, they led itinerant lives, traveling around Japan teach…
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Her mother died when she was very young, and she was brought up by her father. As she grew older, she grew in virtue and beauty. Her father conceived an illicit desire for her and made improper advances toward her, which troubled her so greatly that she fled her village and hid in the mountains. Her father pursued her, even wounding her with arrows…
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Black-ish star Anthony Anderson has been enjoying the pinnacle of his career for a decade now, having helmed the hugely successful sitcom for all eight of its seasons. But the spotlight can be a tough place for someone who has repeatedly faced allegations - even criminal charges - of sexual assault. Were those allegations part of the reason for the…
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We learn: I’ll never see Nates (from words about books) beautiful face Cowboys are also called “Cow-punchers” for some reason Cowboy sleuths always know who did the crime, they just let the guilty simmer in their guilt. Go on, read it for yourself: https://bookshop.org/p/books/pioneer-cattlemen-in-montana-the-story-of-the-circle-c-ranch-walt-coburn…
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In the late fifth century, a girl whose name has been forgotten by history was born at the edge of the Chinese empire. By the time of her death, she had transformed herself into Empress Dowager Ling, one of the most powerful politicians of her age and one of the first of many Buddhist women to wield incredible influence in dynastic East Asia. In th…
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Episode three of our 5 Minute Biographies British Prime Ministers series zooms in on Henry Pelham, a pivotal figure in British history! Prepare to dive into the life of this often-underestimated Prime Minister in just five minutes. We'll explore his climb to power, his strategies for navigating a complex political landscape, and the legacy he left …
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Mother Maria was born in Latvia in 1891. Like many of the pre-Revolutionary Russian intelligenstia, she was an atheist and a political radical in her youth, but gradually came to accept the truths of the Faith. After the Revolution, she became part of the large Russian emigre population of Paris. There she was tonsured as a nun by Metropolitan Evlo…
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Niall Stanage reports from Washington. Niall Stanage is Associate Editor for the Hill and White House columnist for that publication. Recorded on Friday 19th July 2024. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-stand-with-eamon-dunphy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.…
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Cost of Glory Ecuador event Aug 22-25: https://www.nowheresummit.com/costofglory. Apply at the link! Caesar faces enemies at home and on sea, in part 3 of our series on Caesar’s masterwork of psychology, strategy, and propaganda: On the Gallic War (De Bello Gallico). This is a world-history making story (the conquest of what’s now modern France), t…
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Yangyang Cheng and Helen Lewis discussed book reviewing and winning the 2024 Kukula Award, the only journalism prize dedicated recognizing non-fiction book reviews and public affairs book criticism. About Books also reported on new releases and the current books featured on BookTV. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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In this episode, the first of a two-part series, we discuss the life and times of Paul "The Waiter" Ricca, who was born Felice De Lucia in Apricena, Italy in 1898. Paul Ricca was one of the most powerful underworld figures in the history of Cosa Nostra in this country, his career spanning from the Capone Era into the 1970's. For over 30 years, Ricc…
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