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From the Close Reads Podcast Network, Close Reads is a book-club podcast hosted by David Kern and featuring an array of contributors, including Tim McIntosh, Heidi White, and others. We read Great Books and talk about them. A NOTE ABOUT OLDER EPISODES: Since most podcast apps don't go further back than 100 episodes, you'll need to click here to listen to anything further back than that. And our first 32 episodes can be found here, on the original CiRCE Institute feed. See acast.com/privacy f ...
 
“Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men.” Proverbs 22:29 I am a Christian, and I do my best to think only on what is “true, honorable, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent, and praiseworthy” (Phil 4:8). It’s hard to find media out there these days that adheres to these standards… and when it does, more often than not, it isn’t very good! I think this is why many of us have given up and just accepted what’s available in main ...
 
What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then, she makes recommendations about what to read next. The real purpose of the show is to help YOU find your next read.
 
A podcast about making the most of our 30s. Armed with coffee, Andrew and Carter work through the difficulties of being "responsible" adults, learning and experimenting their way through the decade you're supposed to have it all figured out. Except they don't.
 
Procurement Zen is the podcast for anyone interested in negotiation and procurement. I share valuable tools, negotiation approaches, book reviews and interviews with seasoned negotiation pros. You will discover new findings and discuss ideas and new approaches to the world of negotiation. Kick your career to the next level with insights that help you win approaches that will help you achieve your desired negotiation results.
 
It has been said that leaders are readers. I whole-heartedly agree with that. I believe that the person you will be 5 years from now will be determined by the people you associate with and the books you read. Well your on your own with the association part, but I can help with the book reading side of the equation. The Leaders Bookshelf is a weekly podcast featuring great books that will propel you forward in life... Tune in! Featuring authors like Stephen Pressfield, Tom Rath, Michael Gerbe ...
 
Each interview contains 3 big ideas to transform your life or business. We believe each idea shared can be transformational for you or your business growth. Each week you'll get our positive news that transforms lives. These big ideas help to inspire people to live more abundant lives. This show is hosted by military veteran and entrepreneur, Jeremy C. Jones. He has interviewed 180+ experts including Gary Vaynerchuk, Bob Burg, Ivan Misner, John David Mann, Rob Basso, and many more.
 
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This week, Lisa and Misty are joined by special guest Caroline Giuliani, who offers advice about how to navigate difficult conversations around politics. Her father, Rudy Giuliani, is President Trump's Lawyer -- and she is an open supporter of the Democrats. After this episode was recorded, Caroline published an article in Vanity Fair called "Rudy …
 
A video game as big as The Last of Us Part II demands an episode that's just as big! Join us and our featured guest, author Daniel Barnett, for a super-sized, spoiler-filled discussion of developer Naughty Dog's Playstation 4 hit, along with mini-reviews of the feature films Relic and The Beach House, David Joy's When These Mountains Burn, and Don …
 
Valencia Taylor is self-proclaimed book-pusher looking for reads that fall on the line between just-spooky-enough and way-too-scary, compelling stories that teach her something new about the world, and a way to keep track of her reading life. Of course, as a fellow book-pusher, Anne has plenty of recommendations and practical tips to share... Visit…
 
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, we are joined by special guest Renee Colvert of the podcast "Can I Pet Your Dog?" to talk about how dogs can contribute to self-help. Renee Colvert is a Los Angeles based writer, comedian, and co-host of the wildly successful and entertaining podcast Can I Pet Your Dog? If you'd like to learn more about Renee, ch…
 
This week, Lisa and Misty review Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D. Carol Dweck is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading researchers in the fields of personality, social psychology, and developmental psychology. She is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, has been elected …
 
This week on Staring Into the Abyss, we're talking about Willem Dafoe, The House that Jack Built, Hunter Shea's Misfits, Star Wars books, and Ju-On: Origins. Then, it's on to our spoiler-filled discussion of our story of the week as we take a deep dive into "Houses Under the Sea," by Caitlin R. Kiernan. (Recorded June 28, 2020.) You can read "House…
 
Anne is joined by Sarah Stewart Holland & Beth Silvers of Pantsuit Politics podcast to discuss fiction and nonfiction recommendations that have shaped their understanding of politics, history, and what it means to be a human in this world. They're each sharing "political" books they personally love and often recommend, because they are fascinating,…
 
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, we review five terms feminists should know according to an instagram post from The Feminist Collective: intersectionality, gaslighting, derailing, cultural appropriation, and androcentrism. This amazing post covers the parts of speech, definitions and types of use of each word, where applicable. If you'd like to …
 
Late Bloomer is a perfectly good gay billionaire erotic romance novel (if that's the sort of thing you're looking for). It even has realistic internal monologues and dialogue along with believable characters! However, it's written in the "a/b/o/omegaverse" parallel universe that Paris and Chris have a hard time understanding. Content Warnings: Our …
 
Hippo attacks rarely end well, but for Jason being swallowed by one is a doorway to a new land! Now, rather than being digested, he’s meeting strange new creatures and living his best fantasy life. Beyonders: A World Without Heroes, by Brandon Mull, reviewed by Chaska, age 12/13. Check out Miss Lynn’s podcast, The Good Words Podcast at https://miss…
 
This week, Lisa and Misty review Notoriously Dapper: How to Be a Modern Gentleman with Manners, Style and Body Confidence by Kelvin Davis. Born in 1987, Kelvin Davis is a fashion blogger turned model and author. He founded Notoriously Dapper, a body-positive menswear blog showcasing outfits to inspire men of all sizes to find confidence in their ap…
 
This week, we're talking about octopi, eggs, and ethnic cuisine as we take a trip through The Twilight Zone Season 2 and The Dirty South, the latest Charlie Parker book from John Connolly. We also discuss J.B. Priestly's Benighted, Patrick Freivald's Murmur, the Malevolence film trilogy, and The Last of Us Part II (more on that in a future episode!…
 
Hope…. Is it the one thing that kept you going the past six months? Did hope sustain you through the recent drought of Red Taped episodes. Do you find comfort in the simple fact that no matter what happens no one can take your hope away? This episode we give your feeling brain what it is craving and leave your rational mind wanting by discussing (p…
 
This week, Lisa and Misty review So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport. Cal Newport is an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University. He's also a writer who focuses on the impact of technology on society. He's the author of six books, including Digital Minimalism …
 
This week, hosts Scott Kemper (aka Richard Gerlach), Matt Brandenburg, and author Michael Patrick Hicks discuss the Netflix movie Da 5 Bloods, the crime noir novel Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosby, Death Head Press's second splatter-western book Hunger on the Chisholm Trail by M. Ennenbach, and Stephen Graham Jones's latest horror novel, The Only G…
 
Hey readers! Get your TBRs ready, because today’s episode contains a TON of book titles for a wide array of reading tastes, from a few voices which might sound familiar if you’ve been a long-time WSIRN listener. A few weeks ago, we asked the Modern Mrs Darcy and What Should I Read Next team to share their own summer reading recaps for a special Pat…
 
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Lisa and Misty bring you an epic tale from a trio of listener emails... in particular responding to this previous episode about what to do when you say something stupid. LLLs, we bring you: PAM'S FART SAGA! Tune in and get ready for the ride of your life! You can check out Pam's awesome illustrations here. And as…
 
We read this book at the request of our Patron Jakub as part of their Patreon rewards. If you, too, would like to force us to read a book, head over to our Patreon and select the $10/month tier. What if Covid-19 was a man - and you loved that man? Do neural networks produce bad books just like human authors? Content warnings: Our usual barnyard lan…
 
This week, Lisa and Misty cover one of the best-selling self-help books of all time: Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. Originally written in 1937, this book has sold an estimated 50+ million copies. Oliver Napoleon Hill (1883 –1970) was an American self-help author. He is known best for his book Think and Grow Rich which is among the 10 best-se…
 
Author and Ink Heist podcast co-host Laurel Hightower (Crossroads) joins us to discuss life in quarantine, protests, and online doomsurfing before we dive into a spoiler-filled discussion of Carmen Maria Machado's short story, "The Husband Stitch." The theme music, "Insidious," was created by Purple Planet Music and is used here under the terms of …
 
Hello from your tiny pocket friends! This is a special bonus episode because so many of you kindly reached out asking about our well-being. While we are personally safe from the wildfires raging on the West coast, we want to share some ways that you can help those affected, as outlined in this article from Bustle. We also talk briefly about the pas…
 
Today's guest wants surprising books with unique story structures, new information, and plot twists that will make her say, “what did I just read?” Shelly Akins is a proud Arizonian who is always reading. And when she isn’t reading, she loves attending the Tuscon Festival of Books, a huge literary festival where both book talk and fangirling are we…
 
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