Best Bookclub podcasts we could find (Updated July 2018)
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Bookclub
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Led by James Naughtie, a group of readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best-known novels
 
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Audio Book Club
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Join Slate's critics for monthly discussions of new and important books. Read the book club selections and then listen in as our critics hold lively - and sometimes heated - debates about the works. Part of the Panoply Network.
 
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World Book Club
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The world's great authors discuss their best-known novel.
 
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Comic Book Club
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A Live Comic Book Talk Show!
 
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Banging Book Club
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We are Banging Book Club, three friends who decided to read a book about sex and gender every month. Every episode we bang out the blunders and best bits of our reads, on top of a little bit about our own experiences with all things banging. Basically, we’re the baddest bitches in the sex book genre and we want to take you along for the ride. For updates and a reading list follow us on Twitter & Instagram @bangingbookclub
 
Bring Psychology To Life! Psychology enthusiasts from around the world meet up for lively skype conversations about important psych books. Our emphasis is on how these ideas are relevant in our own lives.
 
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Skyrim Book Club
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An audio archive of all the literature and lore in Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
 
Where we discuss an hour of a Ruby book each week
 
Join us to discuss the latest in popular science books. We interview authors and dissect the issues raised by each book. It's a book review with a difference.
 
Three friends gather to talk about the newest Star Wars books with the world.
 
Join The Verge team each month as we discuss great works of science fiction, fantasy, and literature chosen for The Verge Book Club.
 
Book Club Appetizer is the snackable podcast to help you kick off your book club meetings or enhance your solo reading adventures. Every month, hosts Abbe and Emma—two book addicts from Read It Forward—select a tantalizing book that’s ripe for discussion, then recap the plot and characters, and invite the author into the studio for an interview and a brief reading.
 
Peaceful leadership advocate & mentor Maya Mathias hosts The Executive Book Club podcast, a meeting place for curious minds and battle-weary souls. Maya helps executives, business owners and non-profit leaders tap into the insights of leaders and critical thinkers who have come before us, and shares ways to integrate their practical wisdom, accelerate the soul-searching process and experience profound success amidst the stresses and strains of executive life. Each episode of the Executive Bo ...
 
Sit back and hear about the books that you should reading from the writers you may not know.
 
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8 Bit Book Club
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The only book club that makes you dumber! Join Brian Murphy, Emily Axford, and Caldwell Tanner for a weekly chat about video game novels.
 
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Book Club for Kids
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The place where young readers meet to talk about books. The show includes a celebrity reader and an interview with the author. The host is award winning public radio journalist Kitty Felde. Book Club won the Literacy in Media Award.
 
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The Idle Book Club
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A monthly book club podcast conducted by a few amateur book lovers.
 
Three friends ready through and discuss the Harry Potter book series
 
Reviewing books new and old in the Fantasy and Science Fiction genres
 
Living in today's world, there are times when we long to get away from the hubbub of our lives. Picking up a good book and getting lost in its pages is an excellent escape. In this podcast, we will discuss the works of author Stephen King. We'll discuss one book at a time, covering about 5-6 chapters (maybe more) in each episode until the book is completed, and then move on to the next one. Please join the fun and thrills as we explore and discuss Stephen King's works.
 
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LBC Book Club FREE
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If you love books here's Iain Dale as he talks to top authors about their books. If you want more subscribe and hear the whole of Iain's show without the interuptions.
 
A monthly book club podcast conducted by a few amateur book lovers.
 
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Mamamia Book Club
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Whether you're a big juicy book worm or you want to include more reading into your life, the podcast book club is the place. Read the book club selections then join Monique Bowley, Jackie Lunn and guests as they dive between the pages of some brilliant, (and not so brilliant) reads. Should you shelve it or shove it? Recommend it to a friend or forget it ever happened? Listen in as we debate the works.
 
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MangaPod Book Club
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Weekly podcast in which we read part or all of a manga and then come together with friendship and randomness to discuss it. Spoilers likely :D
 
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CS Book Club
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Computer Science for Everyone
 
Follow along as six friends journey chapter-by-chapter through the entire Harry Potter canon! Savor the story with us as we discuss the literary, philosophical, religious, and socio-cultural dimensions of J. K. Rowling’s modern classic. Each episode of this read-through focuses on a couple chapters, exploring themes, analyzing characters, chasing allusions, and simply enjoying the wizarding world that’s captured our imaginations. Pull up a chair and join the club!
 
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Comic Book Club
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A Live Comic Book Talk Show!
 
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is as comfortable in the library as he is dodging a pass rush. His love of books even prompted him to start his own book club in 2016, and now the Andrew Luck Book Club has found a home on WFYI Public Radio. Listen in to his podcast on the last Monday night of each month at 9 p.m. on 90.1 FM.
 
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The Book Club
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Hosted by Jennifer Byrne, The Book Club is ABC TV's first nationally televised book club. A forum for literary debate and conversation not easily found elsewhere.
 
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Netflix Book Club
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Every week we watch a movie that's streaming on Netflix, then we talk about it.
 
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Mega City Book Club
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Mega City Book Club is a podcast about collected editions of the British comic 2000AD published by Rebellion. Each episode host Eamonn Clarke is joined by a different guest to discuss a 2000AD book of their choice. You can find out more at megacitybookclub.com and if you have a book you would like to discuss then get in touch at MCBCpodcast@gmail.com
 
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The UIE Book Club
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The UIE Book Club is a live interview show featuring in-depth conversations about usability, content, and more, with the authors themselves. Hosted by Jared Spool.
 
AAMBC Radio is a show stopper for all authors and is syndicated on a national on line radio show, reaching thousands of listeners. Launched in 2008 AAMBC has interview hundreds of authors and poets with the mission of exposing all talents. We’ve hosted greats such as Kimberla Lawson Roby, Mary B. Morrison, Mary Monroe, Rosalyn McMillan, and many great talents who have went on to make history. Every Tuesday tune in for our fun, sassy, and hilarious chat as we bring on guest to expose their la ...
 
Alison Jones, publisher and book coach, explores business books from both a writer's and a reader's perspective. Interviews with authors, publishers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, tech wizards, social media strategists, PR and marketing experts and others involved in helping businesses tell their story effectively.
 
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Arabic Book Club
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Founded in 1789, Georgetown University is a student-centered international research university offering highly ranked undergraduate, graduate and professional programs preparing the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a positive difference in the world. The outstanding students, faculty, alumni and professionals of Georgetown are dedicated to real-world applications of research, scholarship, faith and service. Founded in 1919, the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service is ...
 
A Book Club/Review of the Horus Heresy series from the Garagehammer crew
 
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Fluency Book Club
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The Fluency Book Club makes learning English easy, and reading enjoyable! The audio is from www.youtube.com/c/foryourenglish. Also visit www.foryourenglish.com for more great stuff!
 
Where we discuss an hour of a Ruby book each week
 
Join us as we discuss whole books in one shot, once a month!
 
A candid conversation about books, movies, culture, and politics with the Conservative Book Club’s Editor in Chief, Christopher Malagisi. Listen to exclusive one-on-one interviews with your favorite authors and public leaders, thoughtful political and cultural commentary, and book and movie reviews each week!
 
Jeff Goad, Ngo Vinh-Hoi, and a rotating roster of special guests discuss the classic adventure, fantasy, horror, science fiction, and weird fiction that inspired the creation of the world's first roleplaying game.
 
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FitCast Book Club
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Every other week Kevin discusses a recently read book in the subjects of business, personal development, mindset, and related fields with a guest. We discuss the main points, how we applied them, and the difference they made.
 
Two friends have had a book club for a very very long time. It was mostly an excuse to drink and gossip. In January of 2016, they found renewed purpose in their sadness over the death of David Bowie. They decided to stop mucking around and actually get some reading done - from the list of books that he loved.
 
A Roundtable Comic Book Club Podcast
 
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The Book Club Review
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Kate and Laura on the books that get you talking. Every episode we sit down to chat about the books read most recently by our book clubs. What did we make of them? Did they spark debate? And whether we loved them or loathed them, we always try to answer the big question: were they great book club books? We don't want to spoil the books for you, we want you to be inspired to read them yourself, so we make every effort to ensure our shows are spoiler free.
 
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Smug Book Club
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Tired of the same-old serious book analysis in podcasts? Well, we were. To solve this, Ryan and Callum started Smug Book Club. A podcast that gets literature 'lit' and puts the 'ok' into books. Expect foul-language and spoilers, but don't worry if you haven't read the novel, we've done it for you.Follow us on Twitter: @SmugBookClub
 
A Harry Potter book club for grownups. Heather Price-Wright and Alex Dalenberg make their way through the Harry Potter books, chapter by chapter. We analyze avada kedavra. We dissect Dumbledore. We question quidditch. And we hail Hermione. Join us as we go as deep as you've always wanted to into the books that defined our childhoods. Alohamora—the door is open.
 
A weekly study of a variety of theological books.
 
What do your favorite movies look like on paper? Do characters still read well without the actors behind them? Does the action read clear? Does the story even 'story' well?! Matt Dernlan and Hunter Rising ask all these questions and more each week on Screenplay Book Club. Every Thursday, the two amateur screenwriters break down a film script for its themes, principles, and a few things to consider all while peppering in jokes along the way.
 
Three Yiddish translators and one podcast producer read works of Yiddish literature and then share impressions and insights. The idea is for you to read these stories too and then to participate in the discussion. We are reading Yiddish literature that is available in English translation, and since some of these English versions are terrible, the Yiddish experts are here to tell the rest of us what we are missing out on.
 
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This week, we make some changes to a beloved cartoon mascot, both of us try to stall, and we dive into the water and talk about the fantastic script for the hit 1975 film, Jaws by Peter Benchley! Things to Consider: Crafting antagonists Building suspense Realizing a town Matt's Thing: Burnt Drive by Loudar Hunter's Thing: New York Times Spellin ...…
 
On today’s Stack we’ve got comic book reviews for The Life of Captain Marvel #1, Batman #51, Mage: The Hero Denied #10, Brittania: Lost Eagles of Rome #1 (coming out July 25), Ice Cream Man #5, Justice League #4, and Infinity Countdown #5. Check out the website at comicbookclublive.com to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the show ...…
 
On today’s Stack we’ve got comic book reviews for The Life of Captain Marvel #1, Batman #51, Mage: The Hero Denied #10, Brittania: Lost Eagles of Rome #1 (coming out July 25), Ice Cream Man #5, Justice League #4, and Infinity Countdown #5. Check out the website at comicbookclublive.com to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the show ...…
 
Do you think Dementors wear Nike or Adidas to do all their running around? This week, Bijaya starts Harry’s disciplinary hearing, the team asks “What the fudge is up with Fudge”, and the Quizzich Cup struggle bus continues! Find us on Twitter at @potterpod or shoot us an email at potterpod@geeklyinc.com.…
 
In a delightful and inspiring interview, CBC sits down with author and Fox News Host, Harris Faulkner, to discuss her new book, "9 Rules for Engagement: A Military Brat's Guide to Life and Success." She also tells about her time at Fox News anchoring “Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner," in addition to co-hosting “Outnumbered," and dishe ...…
 
Fred Van Lente (“The Con Artist”) and Shaun Harris (“Las Vegas Repo”) join the show to talk noir mysteries, comic books, and more! Check out the website at comicbookclublive.com to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the show on Twitter: @comicbooklive, @azalben, @jtsizzle, and @realpetelepage The post Comic Book Club: Fred Van Lent ...…
 
Introducing the Read It Forward Podcast Calling all book nerds and podcast junkies! Read it Forward has launched a new podcast to share even more great book recommendations with readers. The Read It Forward Podcast, which debuted earlier this summer, is hosted by site editors Abbe Wright and Emma Shafer. Each week, the pair brings Read It Forwa ...…
 
Going on a summer road trip? Join us as we take a summer road trip to the south with a pair of brothers from Brooklyn. Our readers are all members of the boys book club at Truesdell Education Campus in Washington, DC. The boys discuss Jason Reynolds’s tale of a blind grandfather, a gun, and a bird named Michael Jackson. It’s called AS BRAVE ...…
 
Welcome to another episode of the Bowie Book Club, where wild speculation and grasping for straws about Bowie’s favorite books has reigned supreme since 2016. This time we read three issues from the second volume of the underground/art/indie/lowbrow/highbrow comic book compliation Raw, edited and published by Art Speigelman and Francoise Mouly. ...…
 
In the 1960s, Professor Laurence Peter articulated the famous Peter Principle: that an employee in a hierarchy tends to be promoted to 'his level of incompetence'. As he looked at the evidence of women outperforming men throughout education and into the workplace, in the face of the ongoing gender pay gap and promotion statistics, Professor Tom ...…
 
This week, we have a sudden realization about slushies, talk about our recent food innovations, and we break into one of the highest grossing movies ever as we discuss James Cameron's Avatar! Things to Consider: Peace vs. power Building a world How to write a love story Matt's Thing: Won't You Be My Neighbor Hunter's Thing: Sea of Rust by C. Ro ...…
 
A centaur, a dwarf, and a goblin walk into a bar… This week, Sarah takes us with Harry and Mr. Weasley to the Ministry of Magic, Bijaya gives us a brief history of the former Ministers, and the battle for the Quizzich Cup is a long and bloody one. Find us on Twitter at @potterpod or shoot us an email at potterpod@geeklyinc.com.…
 
On today’s Stack we’ve got some BIG reviews for: Amazing Spider-Man #1, Superman #1, Farmhand #1, The Flash #50, Ruinworld #1, Outpost Zero #1, Wonder Woman #50 and X-23 #1! Check out the website at comicbookclublive.com to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the show on Twitter: @comicbooklive, @azalben, @jtsizzle, and @realpetelep ...…
 
Well this was the most lively Book Club episode in a while! Eleanor & Park was a book that I fully expected to dislike, based on the tone of some reactions I got when I said I would be covering it, and on some random commentary here and there on social media. However (and maybe it's just because I was coming off a couple of books I really didn' ...…
 
Last week, we talked about Gail Carson Levine’s novel THE LOST KINGDOM OF BAMARRE. But there was more to the conversation. This week, we talk to Gail about writing, about the long slog to get her Newbery Honor book ELLA ENCHANTED published, about poetry, and about fairy tales.
 
CBC film reviewer Douglas Ernst breaks down the summer movie offerings of movies conservative will love, and will surely hate! We'll also discuss Dinesh D'Souza's and Michael Moore's new documentary movies, the future of superhero comic book movies, and if Hollywood will ever again make movies without liberal bias.…
 
Writer Paul Levitz and Artist Tim Hamilton join the show to chat about their new Dark Horse book “Brooklyn Blood” — and we welcome a real life zoo expert (not really)! Check out the website at comicbookclublive.com to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the show on Twitter: @comicbooklive, @azalben, @jtsizzle, and @realpetelepage Th ...…
 
'The more people you know, the more stuff you get done. It's as simple as that.' But reaching out is an art: targeting the right people, approaching them in the right way, getting over yourself in the first place. In Reach Out, Molly Beck shares her simple, brilliant system for creating a network of connections that will turbo-charge your profe ...…
 
Scripture: Titus 2:11-3:15, Our lifestyle, relationships, and behavior must not discredit the Gospel. God trains us for the present time and gives us hope for the future. He redeems and purifies us to make us His children by bringing us out of sin and into new life in Christ. This begins with the cleansing and rebirth He gives in our Baptism. O ...…
 
Fox Galassi from the fabulous Space Spinner 2000 podcast is my guest to discuss some old school thrill-power as giant, ravenous ants go on the rampage in Ant Wars by Gerry Finley-Day and a host of great artists. Get your copy from the 2000AD online store and join in the fun. You can find a list of episodes so far and all the upcoming books on t ...…
 
This month World Book Club talks to internationally celebrated Indian writer Anuradha Roy about her much-loved novel, An Atlas of Impossible Longing.Spanning three generations of an Indian family from the turn of the 20th century to India's partition An Atlas of Impossible Longing traces the intertwining lives of the inhabitants of a vast and i ...…
 
We're done with Order of the Phoenix! Five books down—can you believe it? This week, Dumbledore gives the Sparknotes for the whole series; Harry is rightfully pissed; Kreacher pulls a reverse Dobby; Luna does emotional labor, as does Nearly Headless Nick; Mad Eye gets his point across; and we're genuinely say about Sirius—seriously. Plus: WARNI ...…
 
Love AMC’s Preacher? Us too! Luckily, we’ve got a Preacher podcast that recaps every episode, and it’s been running for three seasons. Subscribe on the platform of your choice, now! The post Subscribe To Our Preacher Podcast! appeared first on Comic Book Club.
 
This week, Matt and Hunter come up with a new chicken wing, we discuss ideas for a top ten podcast, and we start our summer blockbuster month by reading John Rogers' script for Prime Directive, more familiarly known as 2007's Transformers! Things to Consider: A cast of characters Converging on a point Sitting down to write a movie Matt's Thing: ...…
 
Today’s Stack is celebrating July 4th with Captain America #1, New Lieutenants of Metal #1, Harbinger Wars 2 #2, Unnatural #1 and Death of The Inhumans #1! Check out the website at comicbookclublive.com to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the show on Twitter: @comicbooklive, @azalben, @jtsizzle, and @realpetelepage The post The S ...…
 
EPISODE 100!!! WE DID IT, MA! This week, Michael dives into why Sirius hates his family, Bijaya rubs it in by going through his family tree, and the Quizzich Cup gets aggressive! Find us on Twitter at @potterpod or shoot us an email at potterpod@geeklyinc.com.
 
It’s a Batman wedding spectacular, as we review Batman #50, Catwoman #1, and the spoiler controversy around the issues! Check out the website at comicbookclublive.com to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the show on Twitter: @comicbooklive, @azalben, @jtsizzle, and @realpetelepage The post The Stack: Batman #50 And Catwoman #1 app ...…
 
What makes a modern princess? Readers from Maury Elementary in Washington, D.C. say it takes a bad ass like our heroine in Gail Carson Levine's fairy tale "The Lost Kingdom of Bamarre." Our Newbery honor winner talks about her love of fairy tales and how the novel grew out of her passion to fight prejudice of all kinds. Actress Tessa Auberjonoi ...…
 
The New York Times called it a 'powerfully expansive novel' and it was shortlisted for the Booker, but what did Laura's book club make of 'Do Not Say We Have Nothing' by Madeleine Thien? For our regular book club interview we get radical with London's Radical Reading Group and we finish as always with some fresh recommendations for your next bo ...…
 
Highlights from the last few Extraordinary Business Book Club episodes, with a focus on fixing the problem every writer cares about: how to get going and keep going. I guarantee you'll find at least one idea here that will get you unstuck, and one thing to make you go 'ew'. Denise Duffield-Thomas on not waiting for permission and not being afra ...…
 
Colm Tóibín discusses his best-selling novel Brooklyn with James Naughtie and a group of invited readers. Brooklyn follows the fortunes of a young Irish woman Eilis Lacey as she leaves home to make a new life in 1950s New York. Arriving in a crowded lodging house in Brooklyn, Eilis can only be reminded of what she has sacrificed and left behind ...…
 
Scripture: Titus 1:1-2:10, Chapter 1 of Titus teaches what kind of man a bishop, or pastor, ought to be, namely, one who is pious and learned in preaching the gospel and in refuting the false teachers of works and of man-made laws. Chapter 2 teaches the various estates for those Christ has won by his death; the older, the younger, wives, husban ...…
 
Banging Book Club went to Decolonising Sexuality Festival at SOAS then sat in a park and talked about it. This month BBClub are reading Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl: https://amzn.to/2yOgF4f 2018 reading list: http://bit.ly/2AbahDB Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/bangingbookclub Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bangin ...…
 
It’s the penultimate Order of the Phoenix episode and, unless you’re an invincible magic bird, this is not going to end well. This week: Alex constantly mispronounces “Lestrange”; Dumbledore’s Army destroys centuries of priceless archival material; Bellatrix almost destroys the prophecy to own the libs; Neville actually destroys the prophecy be ...…
 
Welcome to another episode of the Bowie Book Club, where wild speculation and grasping for straws about Bowie’s favorite books has reigned supreme since 2016. This time we read the Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels, a surprisingly accessible book about the discovery of documents from the very foundation of Christianity with a surprisingly unorth ...…
 
This week, we pose a new idea for Jurassic Park, we embrace our millennial culture talking about awards, and then we do our best not to sing along to any songs found in Irene Mecchi & Jonathan Roberts' script for The Lion King! Things to Consider: Writing for children Any, and then he grew up Sequences Songs! Matt's Thing: Caliphate Hunter's Th ...…
 
Writer/artist Dean Haspiel joins our comic book podcast to discuss his new book “The Red Hook!” Check out the website at comicbookclublive.com to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the show on Twitter: @comicbooklive, @azalben, @jtsizzle, and @realpetelepage The post Comic Book Club: Dean Haspiel appeared first on Comic Book Club.…
 
Contrary to most historians, Dr. Samuel W. Mitcham Jr. posits that it was the Battle of Vicksburg, not Gettysburg, that was the true turning point of the Civil War. Learn about the tumultuous Battle of Vicksburg and why Grant and Lincoln considered it's capture essential in our interview with Dr. Mitcham about his new book, "Vicksburg: The Bloo ...…
 
If you could join a secret society, which one would you join? This week, Bijaya reveals more about the Order of the Phoenix, Sarah goes deep into secret societies, and the team tests their French in this week’s Quizzich match! Find us on Twitter at @potterpod or shoot us an email at potterpod@geeklyinc.com.…
 
We’ve got a ton of comic book reviews today, including: Batman Prelude to the Wedding – Harley Quinn vs. Joker #1, The Man of Steel #5, The Quantum Age #1 (out July 4th), Multiple Man #1, The Sentry #1, Elvira Mistress of the Dark #1 (out July 4th), Kill or Be Killed #20 and Sex Criminals #25. Check out the website at comicbookclublive.com to f ...…
 
In this month’s podcast presented by Emma Stoye, Helen Thomson reveals fascinating insights about some of the rarest neurological conditions known to science. From a man whose synesthesia allows him to see auras, to a woman who lacks a mental map – making even simple navigation all but impossible – Thomson recalls a number of case studies which ...…
 
Which came first - the story or the illustrations? We ask writer Alan Silberberg. He writes and illustrates "Milo: Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze." Kitty Felde is host.
 
Think that what you say on the internet has no impact? Euan Semple says think again. 'An avalanche only ever happens because the last snowflake falls. If it doesn't, an avalanche doesn't happen. Each of our conversations could be a last snowflake.' Despite the fact that he's been blogging for 16 years and has written several successful books, h ...…
 
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