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Listen to this biography podcast to find out how people with disadvantages overcame their struggles and became world-famous. From Charlie Chaplin to Abraham Lincoln, Helen Keller to Marie Curie, most famous people were at a place where you are now - ground zero. Yet, they fought hard and accomplished unfathomable deeds. Listen to this podcast and find out how they did it.
 
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Hey Lady

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Hey Lady

Amanda Jaworski and Lindsay Jaworski

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Join Lindsay and Amanda as they take a deep dive into herstory, while also exploring the silver lining of feminism and equality for all. Every Tuesday, we talk about women we admire throughout history and present day. Come for the stories stay for the sisterhood.
 
In writing this ponderous tome, the author's desire has been to describe the eminent characters and remarkable events of our annals, in such a form and style, that the YOUNG might make acquaintance with them of their own accord. For this purpose, while ostensibly relating the adventures of a Chair, he has endeavored to keep a distinct and unbroken thread of authentic history. The Chair is made to pass from one to another of those personages, of whom he thought it most desirable for the young ...
 
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.
 
Most biographies are stories about the lives of great men and women meant to inspire us to achieve our goals. This biography is a little different. It is without a doubt the story of one man’s extraordinary life but is also a conduit for the messages he curated throughout his life. For his life is his message. So, as you listen to this audio biography, try to hear between the lines for the messages meant for you to follow and practice. This might turn out to be a mind bending, life-altering ...
 
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My Dark Path

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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.
 
Celebrity memoirs aren’t like normal books—they’re fun! Join comedians Steven Phillips-Horst (@gossipbabies) & Lily Marotta (@lilyblueyez) as they rifle through the diaries of drug-addled starlets, oddly obsessive restaurateurs, brass-knuckled female realtors, and boring gay politicians’ even more boring gay husbands, finding fertile ground for searing cultural insights and juicy gossip. Martinis not included. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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 ...
 
We are all storytellers. Once Upon A Time was created to celebrate the stories all around us. We watch movies, we consume internet content, and we talk to people. How could we communicate without stories? And who says you need to work in Hollywood to share a good yarn?​ Hosted by Talia Smith, we invite friends and everyday folks to share their favorite stories. Be they Greek myths, folk tales respun into animated musicals, modern novels or streamed series, every time-tested tale has an audie ...
 
American biography is a podcast that looks at American history by following the course of human events and 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 Americans' stories. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
I have the fortune of speaking with some brilliant minds who all share the commonality of growing as third culture kids. We discuss how their family culture backstory had an influence on their upbringing, and what role this played in defining their values, passions and perspectives on popular life topics. From the light-hearted discussions around what it's like to grow up in a household with a different culture to the environment around you, to the more serious topics of finding your identit ...
 
Narco Mindset is an enlightening, informative, effortlessly entertaining podcast. It contains compelling RAW storytelling and intellectually honest talk about life. We will be delving into life challenges, life miracles, life recovery, and life opportunities. It illuminates a new generation on the power and the impact of a positive mindset. NarcoMindset is a Seasonal podcast with new episodes every week… Began February 1st, 2020
 
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 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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The most challenging part of being a biographer for Ruth Scurr is finding the best form to tell a life. “You can't go in there with a workmanlike attitude saying, ‘I'm going to do cradle to grave.’ You’ve got to somehow connect and resonate with the life, and then things will develop from that.” Known for her innovative literary portraits of Robesp…
 
Following upon the success of his magisterial account of Winston Churchill, Andrew Roberts returns with an outstanding biography of George III: The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of George III (Viking, 2021) . Drawing on important new archival material, Roberts rescues George III from unwarranted criticism and dramatic hyperbole to s…
 
What I learned from reading Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography by Laurie Woolever. Subscribe to listen to the rest of this episode and gain access to all full length episodes. If you choose the annual subscription option I will upgrade your subscription so you have lifetime access. (You invest once and listen to every future episode for free.)…
 
On this episode of the Banned Biographies Podcast, Tom has a brief recap of the reactions to the interview with Gizz Butt from last month's episode and lets you know which band the next documentary will be able when he finally releases it in December. There's no main episode this month, mainly due to the fact that I've been playing gigs around the …
 
Gurudev was a Mahaguru who not only removed darkness but also taught us to do the same. In the concluding podcast of the audio biography of the Guru of Gurus, The Spiritual Compass, we shed light on the great rishi who was and remains a beacon of light for so many. Gurudevonline.com presents the pods of enlightenment, an audio biography of one of h…
 
This is the final part of Stephen Hawking's biography. In this episode, find out about his family life, how the disease progressed, and also some interesting facts about him. After this episode, I will take a break for a few months, and will meet you again next year with the biography of another famous person. Donation link Do you like our work and…
 
In the seventh episode of season 14 of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of a French navy officer who became a pioneering underwater explorer and documentary film-maker - Jacques Cousteau. Please consider supporting the show by visiting the YouTube channel at www.5minutebiographies.com/youtube or by perhaps buying m…
 
Acindynus, Pegasius and Anempodistus were courtiers to King Shapur II of Persia. When the king began a fierce persecution of Christians, the three withdrew from court to a private house and, fearless of their own safety, openly exhorted their fellow-Christians to stand firm in their faith. For this they were arrested and brought before their former…
 
Three pairs of Unmercenary Physicians (Anargyri) named Cosmas and Damian are commemorated (today, on October 17, and on July 1); The two commemorated today lived near Ephesus in Asia. They were of noble birth and well-educated in all the branches of higher learning; but they turned away from worldly knowledge to practice medicine without charge for…
 
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The Meccans wanted to bolster their military situation, not okay with the Prophet Muhammad simply relocating to Medina. The Meccans had invested heavily in a caravan led by Abu Sufyan which would let them build up their military. Prophet Muhammad intended to intercept this caravan on it's way back from Syria. However, Abu Sufyan discoveres this pla…
 
Civil Rights Leader. Anti-Vietnam War Activist. Rabbi.How did Abraham Joshua Heschel, a Hasidic rabbi from Warsaw, become a progressive Jewish icon?Join us as we explore why Heschel remains a symbol of the fight to make progressive Jewish values relevant in the secular world with Julian Zelizer, author of the new Jewish Lives biography Abraham Josh…
 
Philp Fabian Flynn led a remarkable life, bearing witness to some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century. Flynn took part in the invasions of Sicily and Normandy, the Battle of Aachen, and the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest. He acted as confessor to Nazi War Criminals during the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, assisted Hung…
 
How can it be that deeply religious poetry is being written by a committed socialist, literary revolutionary and modernist? How sacredness appears in working in the field? How one can pray after the “death of God”? This magical contradiction is being explored and explained in the book Abraham the Hebrew Believer: Secularism and Religion in the work…
 
Before Billy Wilder became the screenwriter and director of iconic films like Sunset Boulevard and Some Like It Hot, he worked as a freelance reporter, first in Vienna and then in Weimar Berlin. Billy Wilder on Assignment: Dispatches from Weimar Berlin and Interwar Vienna (Princeton UP, 2021) brings together more than fifty articles, translated int…
 
Before sweeping Jacqueline Bouvier off her feet, a young and confident Navy man met Hollywood stunner Gene Tierney on a visit to the set of the film she was shooting in 1946. They were both enthralled, but Gene was just finishing her divorce from fashion designer Oleg Cassini, and John F. Kennedy, began the romance with two strikes against it: his …
 
KOC tried to recap his Thanksgiving holiday, but Verno wasn’t having it and the two get right down to the NBA action. Despite the league being more balanced than in years past, last night’s slate of games didn’t reflect that (01:48). Out of the nine games played yesterday, only one was competitive. Verno and KOC discuss the underappreciated play of…
 
The musical duo The Rheingans Sisters compose a contemporary sea shanty for an unusual cargo boat that has ditched diesel in favour of sails.Take a look around your home, and it’s likely that 90% of what you’ll see has spent some time on a cargo boat. The shipping industry is massive, and so is its impact on the environment and the climate.But onbo…
 
Known around the world simply as Lula, Luis Inácio Lula da Silva was born in 1945 to illiterate parents who migrated to industrializing São Paulo. He learned to read at ten years of age, left school at fourteen, became a skilled metalworker, rose to union leadership, helped end a military dictatorship--and in 2003 became the thirty-fifth president …
 
In the early twentieth century, when many US unions disgracefully excluded black and Asian workers, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) warmly welcomed people of color, in keeping with their emphasis on class solidarity and their bold motto: "An Injury to One Is an Injury to All!" A brilliant union organizer and a humorous orator, Benjamin Fl…
 
In this episode, I turn to my adolescent past to investigate my early amores while also examining the influence of a certain girl. Lena captured my heart in a time I was on the cusp of branching out, gaining confidence with myself. Our flirtations were seemingly innocent and playful, only for her to steadily cause me frustration and eventually, her…
 
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…
 
Episode Notes Nothing happens. Watson writes a letter to Holmes basically making a 'clip show' of the last chapter. . Go on, read it for yourself: https://bookshop.org/books/the-hound-of-the-baskervilles-9780451528018/9780451528018 . Visit https://nuzzlehouse.com for show info. Support Nuzzle House by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pin…
 
Born in Prague to Holocaust survivors, Hadassah Lieberman and her family immigrated in 1949 to the United States. She went on to earn a BA from Boston University in government and dramatics and an MA in international relations and American government from Northeastern University. She built a career devoted largely to public health that has included…
 
"Akylinus, the Governor of Bithynia in the reign of the Emperor Decius (249-51), was leaving for the hot springs at Bisaltia, when he decided to make 370 Christians from Nicomedia, who had been imprisoned on his orders, worship in the temple of Isis. On their refusal to do so, they were all beheaded. Seeing this massacre, the righteous Paramon crie…
 
In Jossi Wells part two, we pick up talking about Jossi’s recent wedding in NZ, and then it’s back to his still going, legendary career. We talk about being the youngest ever competitor at X, the change that comes with a sport entering an Olympic era, his Olympic experience, heading out into the backcountry and a round of ‘Inappropriate Questions’ …
 
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…
 
This week, we've got two of Hollywood's most fascinating women, from very different eras. Stacie has the two divorces of Uma Thurman, who has an entirely Marvel-worthy origin story, and Alicia has screen legend and proto-feminist pioneer Gloria Swanson, whose transition from silent film actress to filmmaker was as remarkable as her six marriages an…
 
We put themed music at the end of each episode - "dessert," if you will. In the spirit of this holiday season, where we give ourselves the joy of eating dessert first, we'd like to highlight the artists whose work has enhanced ours over the past few years . See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art…
 
"This Saint was from the city of Bythlaba and was of noble birth; he was the closest and most honoured friend of Isdiger (or Yazdegerd) I, King of Persia (reigned 399-420). Though a Christian from his youth, James renounced Christ because he was allured by the King's friendship and flatteries. When his mother and his wife learned of this, they decl…
 
The True Importance of Controlling emotions. Value of pull-ups. Balancing Your Life. How to deal with Self Doubt Managing the hierarchy. Working in an environment filled with slackers... again. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/jocko-podcast/exclusive-contentBy Jocko DEFCOR Network
 
Recovering from Jolanta, I find both my body and psyche still need to mend. It's a bit rocky for me and with school not working out, thankfully, I gain employment at a beer and wine store near the university. Now and then, I still visit the campus to get a hair cut, and have chats with my hairdresser, Amy. I also begin to make connections at my new…
 
He was born about 930 to a pious and wealthy family near Trebizond. Once, making an inspection of the family's estates, he was so affected by the wretched conditions of the poor fieldworkers that he despaired of happiness in this world and determined to live a monastic life.  After years spent in a monastery, where he shone in obedience, prayer and…
 
Regenerative Farming is gaining traction around the world as a means of increasing biodiversity, improving soil quality, sequestering carbon, restoring watersheds and enhancing the ecosystems of farms. The shepherd James Rebanks, author of English Pastoral, is on a quest to find out if it is possible to adopt these methods on his farm in the Lake D…
 
What I learned from reading My Turn: A Life of Total Football by Johan Cruyff. Subscribe to listen to the rest of this episode and gain access to all full length episodes. If you choose the annual subscription option I will upgrade your subscription so you have lifetime access. (You invest once and listen to every future episode for free.) You can …
 
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