The podcast where we choose a subject, read a single Wikipedia article about it, and pretend we’re experts. Because this is the internet, and that’s how it works now.
Citations Needed is a podcast about the intersection of media, PR, and power, hosted by Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson.
An award-winning, expertly-curated podcast of progressive politics and culture. Diving deeply on a wide range of topics, we draw from more than 100 sources of progressive news and commentary. Est. 2006.
Nightlife with Phil Clark and Indira Naidoo has everything you need to get you through the night, seven nights a week.
Wil Anderson and Charlie Clausen like to talk and now they have microphones. Join them for conversations of little or no consequence.
A podcast by scientists, for scientists. Methodology, scientific life, and bad language. Co-hosted by Dr. Dan Quintana (University of Oslo) and Dr. James Heathers (Northeastern University)
Keeping it 101 is the podcast that helps our nerdy listeners make sense of religion. Why religion? Well, if you read the news, have a body, exist in public, or think about race, gender, class, ability, or sexuality, you likely also think about religion — even if you don’t know it yet. Let us show you why religion is both a lot more important and a little easier to understand than you might think. Each 40-ish minute episode has a topic: a core idea we’re trying to get y’all to think through—t ...
Welcome to Impressions of America, a podcast on modern American history, presented by Simon, Tobi and Vaughn. We cover the changing political discourse since the 1950s. From the Cronkite years to Trump. You can also follow us on Twitter @USAimpressions
First published anonymously due to its seditious content in 1776, the pamphlet argues for the need of American colonists to pursue complete independence from Great Britain, and not be driven simply by the urge to free themselves from unfair taxation. Paine provides argumentation for his revolutionary ideas, suggesting the unification of colonial forces to achieve this goal. Furthermore, Paine strengthens his case by clearly asserting the advantages that would come out as a result of independ ...
Jason Ross of PixlBit.com talks games, what he's playing, and recent industry news
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Consilience is a weekly podcast from Johannesburg, South Africa, dedicated to advancing reason, scepticism and a scientific world-view in Africa and beyond. Our website: http://consiliencecast.wordpress.com Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @consiliencecast
Wiki Wiki What is a random knowledge podcast where three good friends (Jake, Dana, and Chris) scour Wikipedia for interesting or funny articles beginning with the letter of the week. Each episode focuses on learning three new things you may have never wanted or even needed to know!
President-elect Joe Biden has promised what he calls a return to "decency" and "unity," and American media has broadly characterized his victory over Donald Trump as, in the words of New York Times columnist Charles Blow, "The Third Term of the Obama Presidency." Many of the same holdovers — Samantha Power, Antony Blinken, Michèle Flournoy, Bob McD…
Maximilian I (Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph Maria, Spanish: Fernando Maximiliano José María de Habsburgo-Lorena; 6 July 1832 – 19 June 1867) was an Austrian archduke who reigned as the only Emperor of the Second Mexican Empire from 10 April 1864 until his execution on 19 June 1867. A younger brother of Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria, Maximilian ha…
The Jamestown[a] settlement in the Colony of Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas. It was located on the northeast bank of the James (Powhatan) River about 2.5 mi (4 km) southwest of the center of modern Williamsburg. It was established by the Virginia Company of London as "James Fort" on May 4, 1607 O.S. (May 14, …
Wil & Charlie continue to chat the huge amount of MACHOFOP applications, as well as chatting the biggest horse in all of Norway. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By Planet Broadcasting
International Day of People with Disability is a chance to increase awareness, understanding and acceptance.
Simon, Tobi and Vaughn are joined by writer and friend of the show Moises to discuss Spike Lee's 1992 film Malcolm X starring Denzel Washington.
How important is it to have a mentor? What difference does having one make in your life? And how do you find a mentor that’s right for you?
Alex reckons the film Misbehaviour goes for the jugular with a story of gender and race, the series After The Night is refreshingly good Australian true crime, and the series Trickster provides an engrossing and profound reflection on the plight of First Nations people in Canada.
How do we use our body to communicate without using words? And how important is our body language in terms of making a good first impression?
A look at the legacy left by the early contact between the Hawksbury's indigenous inhabitants and white settlers
Exploring beyond the fine foods and wines of South Australia's famous Barossa
Despite being renown for his vicious attacks on both Wales and Scotland, Edward I's softer side created one of the most romantic gestures in English history..
Creativity shapes human activity, propelling us forward into new endeavours and frontiers. From individuals to cultures and societies, it permeates our drive with technology, science and the arts.
Air Date 5/3/2019 Today we take a look at several topics that, at first glance, may seem to be unrelated but that I think are all tied together with a thread that runs through all of them and points the way toward The Great Transition we are currently in the middle of. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLe…
Cooking has seen renewed interest during Covid. With more time on our hands, we’ve found an opportunity to hone our skills in the kitchen.
Not everyone can get out to the theatre and immersing ourselves in a musical production more and more is taking us to view online.
Some personal stories astound and inspire showing people with the most extraordinary human capacity for love, courage and survival. This is one of them.
We take a trip back in time to ancient Greece and Rome to learn about the games of the era which were also considered a religious festival held in honour of the father of gods - Zues!
Victorian police officer Reg "Hawkeye' Henderson was renowned for his photographic memory, and for catching crims on the streets after matching their faces with his trusty pocket book full of clippings.
A CNN headline from this past summer read: “Mental health during coronavirus: Tips for processing your feelings.” Psychology Today gave us an article on “Coping With Loneliness During a Pandemic,” while the Washington Post presents, “A guide to taking care of yourself during the pandemic.” Everywhere we’ve turned over the past 9 months, American me…
A look at the evolution of western music through the decades.
In which Megan and Ilyse fangirl out at Prof. Weisenfeld, who generously shares her 101 on race, religion, and why historians ARE theorists (even when they think "theory" is some nonsense talk) As always, be sure to visit keepingit101.com for full show notes, homework, transcripts, & more!By Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst and Megan Goodwin
Air Date 11/23/2019 Today we take a look at just a few forms the decolonization movement is taking from finance to cartography to the internet and beyond. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com MEMBERSHIP ON PATREON (Get AD FREE Shows & Bonus Content) SHOW NOTES Ch. 1: Decolonizing Wealth Through Indi…
Charlie realises that Iona's growth from baby to toddler symbolises his gradual demise, Wil & Charlie look into the longest running Australian TV series' of all time, and more submissions for MACHOFOP have arrived. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By Planet Broadcasting
CJ reckons Mank was made for him and possibly you too! American Utopia is David Byrne at his joyous best, plus The Trouble With Being Born is intelligent and thoughtful.
The Review of Retirement Incomes in Australia has found that if you retire owning your own home you'll probably be comfortable during your retirement, but questions are being asked about the future of the superannuation guarantee.
Far North Queensland's big wet is also its big green!
The British government took a very different approach to Indigenous sovereignty with New Zealand's Indigenous peoples in 1839. So why not Australia in 1788?
How comfortable are you being alone with your thoughts? While some run from the idea, other people see bouts of solitude as essential to their happiness. Which are you?
The senseless killing of 14 people at a football match at Croke Park in Dublin, 100 years ago this week in history, continues to echo down the generations.
Artist Marion Ellis Rowan was obscured by her contemporaries, but created incredible canvasses of work.
Do Aussie's commune around hot spas, and saunas like nationalities do elsewhere?
Luna Park has beamed a smile down on Sydney Harbour for decades.
Air Date 11/20/2020 Today we take a look at the results of the elections beyond the presidency and find that progressive policies did well which should be a lesson to Democrats currently looking to find their bearings and choose a direction. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Transcript BECOME A M…
In this News Brief, we talk with journalist Ashoka Jegroo about Giuliani's long history of racism, white liberal New Yorkers providing cover for his carceral sociopathy because they liked the results, and the pathetic, inevitable final chapter of the former New York mayor.
Always find yourself running late for appointments. Is it a sign of sloppiness, or only time running out too soon for you?
Enjoy a tipple of the bubbly? The Champagne region is an intriguing area and the perfect fit for the latest novel by writer Fiona McIntosh with The Champagne War.
Hydrogen cars are heading to Australia! But who's buying them?
"Joe Biden Calls For ‘Immediate, Full And Transparent Investigation’ Into Jacob Blake Shooting," Forbes reports. "Obama Fraud Task Force Takes on the Big Banks," Bloomberg News proclaims. "Democratic lawmakers call for vote on bill to study reparations," announces CNN. It seems that every time there’s a movement toward righting a historical or curr…
The Atari video game burial was a mass burial of unsold video game cartridges, consoles, and computers in a New Mexico landfill site, undertaken by American video game and home computer company Atari, Inc. in 1983. Up until 2014, the goods buried were rumored to be unsold copies of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, one of the biggest commercial failures …
A look at the lives of the communities that live along Australia’s longest river.
On a brand new TOFOP, the guys chat universities, bungee jumps, The Rock, and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By Planet Broadcasting
Air Date 11/17/2020 Today we take a look at the Republican Party and that which is hath wrought. The deeply racist and conspiratorial constituency has been part of the party for decades but it wasn't always the dominant strain. Today it clearly is and in an age of hyper-polarization and with enthusiastic stoking from Trump, that branch of the party…
What makes a good tradie these days? And why is it so hard at times to get hold of a tradie?