show episodes
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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: Alex Andreou, writer, commentator, cook, actor, secret agent • Ian Dunt, Independent columnist and author of How To Be A Liberal • Writer and broadcaster Gavin Esler • Group Editor Andrew Harrison • Commentator Ayesha Hazarika • Journalist Marie Le Conte • Dorian Lyns ...
 
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 ...
 
P
PORTRAITS

1
PORTRAITS

National Portrait Gallery

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly
 
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.
 
M
My Dark Path

1
My Dark Path

MF Thomas, Creator & Host

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly
 
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.
 
Explore the rich and complex history of the United States and beyond. Produced by the New-York Historical Society, host David M. Rubenstein engages the nation’s foremost historians and creative thinkers on a wide range of topics, including presidential biography, the nation’s founding, and the people who have shaped the American story. Learn more at nyhistory.org.
 
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 ...
 
T
Tsar Power

1
Tsar Power

Roberto Toro; Brendan Foster

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly+
 
Hello comrades! Tsar Power is a podcast that reviews and ranks the Russian Rulers from Rurik to Putin. Roberto tells the biography of the Russian Ruler (they're not all Tsars!) and Brendan gets to be the captivating audience member. Join us and see if these Russian Rulers get a chance to "Party it out in the Kremlin" or if they get sent "Straight to the Gulag"!
 
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 ...
 
Follow the audio shiurim, lectures and speeches of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, global religious leader, philosopher, author of over 30 books and moral voice for our time. Rabbi Sacks served as Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth between September 1991 and September 2013. A full biography - together with an extensive online archive of Rabbi Sacks' work - is available at www.rabbisacks.org or you can follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @rabbisacks.
 
G
Geek History Lesson

1
Geek History Lesson

Jason Inman & Ashley Victoria Robinson

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Weekly
 
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!
 
This podcast aims to provide brief and well-researched biographies of famous and influential personalities from all walks of life, and essays on interesting subjects ranging from literature and music to life and law and everything in between and beyond. I hope to help anyone who’s interested in learning about great men and women who have changed the world for good and have left an indelible mark in the history of mankind, while at the same time expressing my views on topics that pique my cur ...
 
Your new favorite podcast about your new favorite horror media. Each week we provide a movie review, history report, biography, or something entirely bizarre! With episodes ranging from slasher classics like Friday the 13th to harrowing accounts of paranormal cryptids, with event coverage and creepypasta in between, we pride ourselves on having something for every gore-loving goon. If you are a horror-loving content creator, scientist, historian, musician, or other variation of spooky nerd, ...
 
The Jewish Lives Podcast is a monthly show that explores the lives of influential Jewish figures. Hosted by Alessandra Wollner, each episode includes an interview with an acclaimed Jewish Lives author. Jewish Lives is a prizewinning series of biography published by Yale University Press and the Leon D. Black Foundation. Join us as we explore the Jewish experience together.
 
A ten-part podcast about space, society, and power inspired by British geographer Doreen Massey. From a London laundromat to a public park in Berlin, from a contested waterfront in Kochi to the Egyptian desert, our show seeks to inspire listeners to think about space and place as full of power, and to imagine political alternatives to the current world order.
 
Verbal Highs is a long-form interview podcast with people who create & innovate in their chosen art form, vocation, back shed, main stage, peer group, or shower cubicle. Based in Tāmaki Makaurau, New Zealand, Lewis Tennant explores the lives & thoughts of the likes of musicians, writers, film makers, actors, and comedians... as well as hosting those that make things happen side of stage, below the line, and under the radar. Please like Dr Tennant's Verbal Highs on Facebook, follow @verbalhig ...
 
The Members-Only Podcast, hosted by history buff and mob aficionado, Jacob Stoops. He tells the true-crime biographies of real-life mobsters and dives deep into the plots, sub-plots, and real facts behind the Mafia (aka Cosa Nostra), as well as popular mob films and television shows. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-members-only-podcast/support
 
We've all been taught to venerate the dead. Where's the fun in that?! No one can take all their rotten secrets to the grave. Humans are just trash monsters that make mistakes, rub together and make more humans. So, let's grab some beers, bury inhibitions and dig up some dirt on history's most iconic departed.
 
The podcast is a single hosted biography-style show that is informative utilizing historical context. It is the re-telling of an athlete's life story through newspaper clippings and youtube videos. The host adds his own opinion on the athlete's performance based on stats found online at profootballreference.com. It is not connected to the NFL in any way. The podcast is strictly written and produced by a guy who loves history and football.
 
Jon Evans of WECT/Fox Wilmington has nearly 40 years of television news experience. He's asked a lot of questions to newsmakers, and you've seen or heard their answers on his newscasts. Now Jon is asking different questions to those same newsmakers. going in-depth and learning things that only a few people know. Politicians, business leaders, entrepreneurs, athletes, entertainers - you'll know them better after hearing them go "1 on 1 with Jon Evans."
 
Daylight podcast is the first SriLanka podcast dedicated to education. Now we have started our phase 2 with Ruwantha @ Vindy. In this new season, we are talking about educational things, things about medicine and technology, biography, curious stories and much more. Subscribe to our podcast and stay tuned for our next episode. We publish episodes on every Wednesday.
 
Loading …
show series
 
The Sassoons were one of the great merchant families of the nineteenth century, alongside such names as the Jardines, the Mathesons, and the Swires. They dominated the India-China opium trade through the David Sassoon and E.D. Sassoon companies. They became Indian tycoons, English aristocracy, Hong Kong board directors, and Shanghai real estate mog…
 
In March of 1895, Oscar Wilde enjoyed fame and fortune as one of Britain’s foremost literary figures. Only four months later he was inprisoned for the crime of “gross indecency,” convicted of violating Britain’s laws against same sex relationships. Upon his release, he exiled himself to France, his career in ruins and never saw his family again.…
 
Journalist Miguel Delaney talks to Eamon from Qatar. Miguel is Chief Football Writer for The Independent and produces a weekly newsletter "Reading the Game". Recorded on 2nd December 2022. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-stand-with-eamon-dunphy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.…
 
Bevin Prince has had many roles in her life. The best-known may be playing Bevin Mirskey on the still-popular TV show One Tree Hill. As an entrepreneur, she launched Recess by Bevin Prince, a high-intensity cycling center in Wilmington. Bevin is now cast in a role she never wanted, as a widow. On this episode of the 1on1 with Jon Evans podcast, Bev…
 
He prophesied in the time of Joachim, just before the Jewish people were taken into captivity in Babylon. He himself escaped captivity, and after Jerusalem was destroyed, returned to his homeland. Once he was taking some food to his harvesters when an Angel transported him to Babylon to feed the Prophet Daniel in the lions' den, then bore him back …
 
We’re dipping back into our collection of songs that our musician guests have played for us at the end of their episodes. It’s one of our very favorite things about this show. This episode's music guests are: David Mayfield Sergio Munoz Max Hatt and Edda Glass Billy Kemp David Hintz Cody Smith Spencer "Duke Stamina" Elles Katie Lyon…
 
Sunak is trying to act tough on Russia and China but being bullied over wind farms at home. Can he shake off the image of being a weak link? Plus, we discuss the census results – and unpack the reaction to England and Wales being minority Christian nations. This week’s guest is New Statesman’s deputy political editor Rachel Wearmouth. “You lose cre…
 
He was a Galilean of the tribe of Simeon. The Old Testament book that bears his name foretells the destruction of Nineveh, the capital of Assyria, by the Medes, and the restoration of the Kingdom of Judah; all of this came to pass. Nahum is counted as the seventh of the Minor Prophets. He reposed in peace. His name means 'consolation' or 'repose.' …
 
Journalist and author Ian Williams talks to Eamon about the recent protests across China as factory workers, migrants, students and others come out into the streets to protest against Xi Jinping and his lockdown policies. Ian Williams' most recent book 'The Fire of the Dragon: China’s New Cold War’, published by Birlinn, is now available. Recorded …
 
After Bani Qurayzah surrendered, the punishment for their betrayal had to be decided. This lecture covers: - The penalty set by Bani Qurayzah's pre-Islamic ally, Sa'd ibn Mu'adh, and Prophet Muhammad's reaction to it - Why the punishment was so harsh - How even Bani Qurayzah's tribal custom at the time was to treat treachery with a similar punishme…
 
What will a Chinese-dominated world look like? And since Xi Jin Ping will probably rule China for life, what does he want to do; what does he believe in and what does he mean for China and the world? Sue Lin Wong has made an excellent podcast series on him called "The Prince: Searching for Xi Jinping" and discussed the Chinese leader with Owen Benn…
 
He was the brother of the Apostle Peter, from Bethsaida on the shore of Lake Gennesaret. Andrew left his fisherman's trade to become a disciple of St John the Baptist. Soon after the Forerunner had baptized Jesus, he said to Andrew and his other disciple John the Theologian, "Behold the Lamb of God!" At this, both disciples followed after Jesus. Af…
 
Where Lucretia finally gets to prove herself. We learn: Being a Sporty Spice isn't possible if your dad doesn't let you play sports We got a big Christmas present for the world coming up Learn More About the Show Here:https://www.nuzzlehouse.com/gestating-the-curious-mind/ Support Nuzzle House by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast…
 
After the enemy coalition gave up and retreated from Medina, the Muslims had to deal with the Banu Qurayzah's treachery during the seige. This lecture covers: - Events during the three weeks the Muslims beseiged Bani Qurayzah - Options Bani Qurayzah considered in response - Their attemps to find allies to support them during their surrender, who wo…
 
Today we're taking a second look at actor Rex Harrison. While we covered his trashy life recently, Alicia has a suite of spiderwebs featuring the man, with special appearances by Audrey Hepburn, Julie Andrews, George Cukor, and many more. Buckle up your fury pants, Trashpandas! Want early, ad-free episodes, limited series, Zoom hangouts, and more? …
 
Journalist and film maker Johnny O'Reilly talks to Eamon about the atmosphere in Kherson following liberation from Russian occupation, Russia's destruction of Ukrainian infrastructure and the Ukrainians' power of endurance, and other developments in Putin's war in Ukraine. Recorded on 29th November 2022. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/…
 
Hey Goons! Here's another special sneak preview of this month's episode of Wes Craven's The People Under the Stairs. If you want to hear the rest of this episode, please sign up as a Patreon member at patreon.com/slasherspod. We have tiers from $1 to $10. As a Christmas bonus, any NEW patreon member signup during the month of December will have the…
 
What I learned from reading What I Learned Before I Sold to Warren Buffett: An Entrepreneur's Guide to Developing a Highly Successful Company by Barnett Helzberg Jr. This episode is brought to you by: Tiny: The easiest way to sell your business. Quick and straightforward exits for Founders. Capital: Banking built for Founders. Raise, hold, spend, a…
 
Most famous for All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, and The Crucible, Arthur Miller (1915–2005) was a playwright who almost single-handedly propelled twentieth-century American theater into a new level of cultural sophistication. Join us with distinguished theater critic John Lahr, author of the new Jewish Lives biography Arthur Miller: American Witn…
 
Cutlass Culliford returns to St. Mary's where he, and all the pirates, had decisions to make. The Pirate History Podcast is a member of the Airwave Media Podcast Network. If you’d like to advertise on The Pirate History Podcast, please contact sales@advertisecast.com Sources: The Pirate Hunter by Richard Zachs Villains of All Nations by Marcus Redi…
 
"Abba Pitirim directed a group of ascetics who led a very austere life in the arid mountains of the Thebaid. He was himself a disciple and third successor of Saint Anthony the Great (17 Jan.) in his hermitage. He ate no more than a little flour mixed with water twice a week, and so persevered in spiritual labours that he gained abundant graces from…
 
Ammon Hennacy was arrested over thirty times for opposing US entry in World War 1. Later, when he refused to pay taxes that support war, he lost his wife and daughters, and then his job. For protesting the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, he was hounded by the IRS and driven to migrant labor in the fields of the West. He had a romance with Doroth…
 
The Manston scandal and Braverman’s bluster lay our disastrous immigration policy bare. And just when we need more workers, Keir Starmer comes out against looser rules. Why can’t we talk honestly about this most emotive issue? Plus: will we ever defeat NIMBYism? And Planet Deepfake: why AI-generated images and video will soon outnumber human-made c…
 
Nananana… Mup-pets! Jason and Ashley celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the best Christmas Movie ever made! The monstrous Scrooge, who lives in the sewers beneath London, joins up with wicked shock-headed businessman The Ghost of Christmas Past to topple Kermit the Frog once and for all. But when Ghost's timid assistant, Rizzo, finds out, and The Gh…
 
Ruth Jackson continues her conversation with author Joshua Karras who has penned a modern appropriation of The Screwtape Letters. 80 years after the publication of CS Lewis' classic epistolary novel, Karras shares why he has included some of the contemporary temptations in his literary adaptation. For The Incendus Letters https://www.stshenoudapres…
 
Reporter for the Irish Examiner, Sean Murray, talks to Eamon about developments in the trial of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch over the past week at the Special Criminal Court. Recorded on 28th November 2022. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-stand-with-eamon-dunphy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.…
 
"Let’s take a trip to America’s golden age… to the home of the wealthiest family in the nation—they lived so far above society that the children didn’t even know about the Great Depression until they went to college at Harvard though they lived through it themselves. Their childhood was spent on yachts between movie stars and politicians, but despi…
 
In this episode Cassie and Bethany discuss the pedigree of the most prominent and powerful family in America during the 20th century... how the Kennedy Family, within two generations, went from poverty to presidency... and how one person "made the whole thing possible" through planning and a whole lot of prayer... Welcome to the very first Kennedy …
 
In her new memoir, Missing (Jackleg Press, 2022), children's book author Cornelia Maude Spelman explores her family history and her mother's life. Spelman was encouraged by her friend, the late, legendary New Yorker editor William Maxwell to write her life. When Spelman hints at what she thinks of as the failure of her parents' lives, he counters t…
 
"Today we are telling a story of siblings born and bred to run the world. They were the most infamous family of the 20th century. Their story drips with controversy, their names whispered through the decades since they left their voices echoing in time & space. Their hands helped mold the America we know, sharing with their country dreams of landin…
 
He was born in Constantinople in 715 to pious parents named John and Anna. His mother had prayed often to the most holy Theotokos to be granted a son, and received a revelation from our Lady that she would conceive the son she desired. When the child was born, she named him Stephen, following a prophecy of the Patriarch St Germanos (commemorated Ma…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2022 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login