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Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing has been published in more than 20 languages. Mr. Harris and his work ...
 
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Satellite Sisters
Weekly
 
Women's Humor, Health and Happiness. Award-winning pep talk for modern women. Hosted by Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan, real sisters with very different lives, Satellite Sisters informs listeners daily lives with entertaining conversation, smart advice and positive support. With laughter and friendship, Satellite Sisters tackles current events, family/friends + pets, health + wellness, culture + entertainment, TV and film, work + careers, life transitions + decisions.
 
Buzz Burbank News and Comment has been appointment radio for decades. Now, it's a podcast you can hear anytime! Buzz Burbank presents the week's big stories, presented from a unique perspective, and featuring stories you won't hear anywhere else! It's a weekly journal from Buzz to make you feel the news, to make you laugh, and to make you think.
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing has been published in more than 20 languages. Mr. Harris and his work ...
 
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Get A Load Of This
Weekly+
 
Get A Load Of This is a podcast about everyday life, nostalgia, and opinions big and small. Join us in losing our minds over the little things.
 
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The Mueller Report? We’re Already Seeing It. Trump, Proud to Shut Down the Government. A Bob Cesca Commentary. And: Baby, It’s Cold INSIDE. BUZZ BURBANK NEWS & COMMENT. Free on iTunes, IHeartRadio, Spotify & more
 
Our fond farewell to Dr. PM Forni, our longtime Satellite Sisters Envoy of Civility who passed away last week. We reminisce about the many thoughtful conversations we had with Dr Forni about why we should all be kinder, calmer and stronger. Here's his NYT obit. You will be inspired by his books Choosing Civility: 25 Rules Of Considerate Conduct ...…
 
On this episode, we're taking a break from Christmas--but then we don't, Is there a right way to put a belt on, Jarod went both ways and it didn't feel natural -- apparently he's gay, Professions that are going away -- Barbers, Cobblers, Train Conductors, I only put the left one on, Do people still replace soles of their shoes, Asians are repla ...…
 
In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Deeyah Khan about her groundbreaking films "Jihad" and "White Right." They discuss her history as a target of religious intolerance, her adventures with neo-Nazis and other white supremacists, the similarities between extremist groups, the dangers of political correctness, and oth ...…
 
In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Deeyah Khan about her groundbreaking films "Jihad" and "White Right." They discuss her history as a target of religious intolerance, her adventures with neo-Nazis and other white supremacists, the similarities between extremist groups, the dangers of political correctness, and oth ...…
 
The President is Individual One. Are Senate Republicans Turning on Trump? A Black-Eye for CBS. That Robot is a Jerk. And: Would Ya Like Six Fries With That? BUZZ BURBANK NEWS & COMMENT. Free on iTunes, IHeartRadio, Spotify & more
 
Julie has thoughts on George H. W. Bush, an Urban Nana report from Brooklyn and a review of the Radio City Holiday Spectacular. Lian tests recipes from Claire Tansey's new cookbook Uncomplicated, has advice from Rancho La Puerta on how to have a zen holiday season and speculates about the job skills needed to be an "influencer" based on the Pal ...…
 
On this episode, Ryan starts the holidays in sunny San Diego with In&Out Burger, Joe is dating the Chiefs now, We're reminiscing about the good ol days of major snow storms of 82 and 91, Ryan destroyed a car on a snowbank at 16, Joe does his hunting at the bus stop, Beer Review -- NOLA 7th Street Wheat, Jarod is going to step into a church to s ...…
 
Paul Manafort, Lying and Spying. A Climate Crisis, Ignored. A Cornered Trump Versus GM. And: Medical Marijuana Heals Itself. BUZZ BURBANK NEWS & COMMENT. Free on iTunes, IHeartRadio, Spotify & more
 
Hear our Thanksgiving reports from family events in Bend, Oregon and Dallas, Texas. Plus SO much dog news, including Lian roadtripping with her German Shepherd Steffi, Julie welcoming black lab puppy Oliver into her life and recommendation of new book from Meghan Markle His Royal Dogness Guy The Beagle. In other news, we love details of Monday' ...…
 
On this episode, we discuss Thanksgiving food traditions -- what's your weird food or can't live without, Beer Review -- NOLA Blonde Ale -- it's very good, New Orleans has become a big microbrew town, There is a lot of idiots with turkey fryers, Jarod says brining is the way to go, Dressing or Stuffing, Sweet Potatoes or Yams, Noodles at Thanks ...…
 
In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Derren Brown about his work as a "psychological illusionist." They discuss the power of hypnosis, the power of expectations, the usefulness of Stoic philosophy, and other topics. Derren Brown began his UK television career in December 2000 with a series of specials called Mind Con ...…
 
In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Derren Brown about his work as a "psychological illusionist." They discuss the power of hypnosis, the power of expectations, the usefulness of Stoic philosophy, and other topics. You can support the Waking Up Podcast and receive subscriber-only content at SamHarris.org/subscribe.…
 
Food and Entertaining Special. Welcome to our Holiday Food & Entertaining Spectacular featuring our list of Must Haves for the Season. Liz, Lian and Julie share their favorite food memories and traditions and we hear from listeners about what foods and rituals mean the most to them. Urban Nana brings the advice about finding a spot for all gene ...…
 
On this episode, we are honoring Movember, Ryan and Jarod are ready to throw down, Do prostate and breast exams actually help, Nothing is definitive -- look at George Burns, Jarod's family doesn't do regular doctors visits, Is it okay to take a pill the rest of your life, Can you trust the FDA or Big Pharma, Jarod brings up vaccinations and aut ...…
 
HOLIDAY BONUS: On this Satellite Sisters Family Dynamics Special, Alan Alda visits to talk about improving family communications. Listen more. Laugh more. He shares great communication tools with us here and on his own podcast Clear + Vivid. The Satellite Sisters always say "Not every conversation will change your life, but any conversation can ...…
 
Not the Greatest Show on Earth. Election Results Still Trickling In. + UFOs, Stan Lee, The Grinch & The Exploding Wedding Dress. BUZZ BURBANK NEWS & COMMENT. Free on iTunes, IHeartRadio, Spotify & more
 
High energy today! Advice for Chip & Joanna Gaines on their new Magnolia TV, our #staynoisy report on women in the midterm elections, opinions on the sham process by Amazon to pick their HQ2, thoughts on taking a golden gap year and instructions on how to peel a boiled egg. You heard us right. How to peel an egg. Thank you to our sponsors. Plea ...…
 
Episode #142 without the 7 minute support pitch. In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Johann Hari about his books Chasing the Scream and Lost Connections. Johann Hari is the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream, which is being adapted into a feature film. He was twice named "Newspaper Journalist of ...…
 
In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Johann Hari about his books "Chasing the Scream" and "Lost Connections." You can support the Waking Up Podcast and receive subscriber-only content at SamHarris.org/subscribe.
 
On this episode, we discuss Veterans Day, Does it bother you to honor fallen soldiers too, Is the whole Soldiers Coming Home thing played out, Beer Review - 4204 Main Street Off Duty, What is an adjunct lager, Ryan came home to his CO2 alarms going off and brought out the whole Fire Department, Election Day experience - a little voter fraud nev ...…
 
Is It Mueller Time, or is Mueller’s Time Over? What the Election Really Means. Not Enough Weed. And: This is Your Pilot, Drinking. BUZZ BURBANK NEWS & COMMENT Free on iTunes, IHeartRadio, Spotify & more
 
Today's topics include Liz on the murder of Whitey Bulger in prison, Julie's tale of the swallowed Lego while Urban Nana was on duty and some compelling panda facts Lian wants you to know. Julie is going to tell you how to get into Harvard. Plus we recommend the new Netflix series Bodyguard, are skeptical we can pull off Martha Stewart's Thanks ...…
 
Episode #141 without the 7 minute support pitch. In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Rebecca Traister about her new book Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger. Rebecca Traister is writer at large for New York magazine and a contributing editor at Elle. A National Magazine Award finalist, she has wri ...…
 
In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Rebecca Traister about her new book "Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger." You can support the Waking Up Podcast and receive subscriber-only content at SamHarris.org/subscribe.
 
On this episode, Ryan hates November almost as much as October, Jarod's youngest is 16 -- he's old, Ryan got harassed by a cute lady on her phone, Our kids driving is a terrifying thing, God forbid you look out the window, Ryan's lottery ticket almost got him killed, We get Judicial, Making a Murderer Season 2 discussion, Beyond Reasonable Doub ...…
 
The Invasion That Isn’t; The Election That Is. “This is not a re-run from 1939.” And: They Finally Found the Missing Colon BUZZ BURBANK NEWS & COMMENT www.BuzzBurbank.com, iTunes and everywhere.
 
Sam talks to the head of TED, Chris Anderson, about using reason to build our morality. Sam makes the case that reason can indeed answer moral questions, and then explores the many controversies that emerge from that claim. Moral superiority? Cultural superiority? Moral progress? Chris and Sam dig in to discuss the right ways to think about def ...…
 
Sam talks to the head of TED, Chris Anderson, about using reason to build our morality. Sam makes the case that reason can indeed answer moral questions, and then explores the many controversies that emerge from that claim. Moral superiority? Cultural superiority? Moral progress? Chris and Sam dig in to discuss the right ways to think about def ...…
 
So much sadness about the Pittsburgh Tree Of Life Synagogue killings. We look for ways to express kindness and find joy. Plus our monthly book club discussion: Maureen Cavanagh tells us about If You Love Me - A Mother's Journey Through Her Daughter's Opioid Addiction. Thank you, Maureen, for your advocacy and all you do for others at Magnolia N ...…
 
On this episode, Ryan tells a real ghost story, Beer Review -- Elysian Night Owl - like every other Pumpkin Ale you only want just one, Ryan rates 6.2 and Jarod 6.5, Beer starts to all look alike, Felt like 50 lb weight on your chest and couldn't breathe -- it's called marriage, Ryan tells the tale of Drippy the family ghost, The dogs stare at ...…
 
Bombs, Votes and a Campaign of Fear. Megyn Kelly Makes a Mess A History-Making Halloween And: The Suspect Who Shared Too Much BUZZ BURBANK NEWS & COMMENT www.BuzzBurbank.com, iTunes and everywhere.
 
On today's podcast, we remember the day we with spent with Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the California Women's Conference hosted by Maria Shriver in 2010. Read Lian's original blog post from that day here. We are saddened to hear of Justice O'Connors Alzheimers' diagnosis. What a heartbreak. Also today, travel trends f ...…
 
Brian Greene is world-renowned for his groundbreaking discoveries in the field of superstring theory, including the co-discovery of mirror symmetry and the discovery of spatial topology change. He is the director of Columbia’s Center for Theoretical Physics. Professor Greene is known to the public through his New York Times best selling books a ...…
 
On this episode, Boo--it's Halloween mother fu**er, The floor is looking pretty good, Ryan hates Halloween, Ryan went to school with a Hitler mustache, What's your favorite candy, What's the scariest kind of movie, You can't say Sham-a-lam-a-ding-dong, I shouldn't be inconvenienced because your kid is too rambunctious, Ryan is tired of people s ...…
 
Getting Away With Murder? Mueller: About to Issue Report Canadian Weed. Eat More Beans. And: What Is Wrong With People? BUZZ BURBANK NEWS & COMMENT www.BuzzBurbank.com, iTunes and everywhere.
 
In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Matt Taibbi about the state journalism and the polarization of our politics. They discuss the controversy over Steve Bannon at the New Yorker Festival, monetizing the Trump phenomenon, the Jamal Kashoggi murder, the Kavanaugh hearing, the Rolling Stone reporting on the UVA rape ca ...…
 
Episode #140 without the 7 minute support pitch! In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Matt Taibbi about the state journalism and the polarization of our politics. They discuss the controversy over Steve Bannon at the New Yorker Festival, monetizing the Trump phenomenon, the Jamal Kashoggi murder, the Kavanaugh hearin ...…
 
On today's podcast, Meghan and Harry's happy baby news could not make us happier. Well done, Sussexes! Special Satellite Sisters Shout-Out to this meteorologist who wore a special accessory on her weather cast. Her baby! And if that's not your choice, try Rent The Runway. New details on your work wardrobe solutions. And one last clothing note, ...…
 
On this episode, It hasn't felt like October, Stubborn Fest was a Drunk Fest, Sorry John Philip, Shiner Oktoberfest review, Rant about iPhones -- again, Cell phone upgrades - planned obsolescence - monthly plan ripoffs, Rant about bad drivers, Here we both are you dumb f--k, Rant about the Left and Kavanaugh, This country will survive this pres ...…
 
If anger wins elections, we may have a winner. The Climate: More Desperate Than We Thought. Taylor Swift, and Something About a Monkey. BUZZ BURBANK NEWS & COMMENT www.BuzzBurbank.com, iTunes and everywhere.
 
On today's podcast: Lian tries a personality quiz. And wins! Liz reviews A Star Is Born including the scoop on Charlie. That's Bradley Cooper's real dog! And some health and fitness talk, from strength training to CBD. Good luck to everyone on Operation Sea Turtle, our wellness discussion on the Satellite Sisters Facebook Group. Great pep talk ...…
 
On this first episode of Season 2, We discuss Spousal Flatulence, Do you have to be nice when she's farting like a trucker, Ryan asked his wife to go back to the good old days, I wanna be seen as lovely and feminine too, Has Kate farted in front of the Queen, Dealing with hair in the bathroom, Wife drives around on fumes waiting for me to be th ...…
 
Women's humor, health and happiness. Satellite Sisters is a weekly pep talk hosted by Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan, real sisters with very different lives. This award-winning podcast entertains listeners with lively, fun conversation, smart advice and positive support - like catching up with your own friends over coffee. What do the Sa ...…
 
A Rising Tide Against Democracy AND the Planet. Kavanaugh Investigation Ends. And: A Viagra Warning. BUZZ BURBANK NEWS & COMMENT www.BuzzBurbank.com, iTunes and everywhere.
 
In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris gets together with Bill Maher and Larry Charles to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their film "Religulous." They discuss religion, politics, comedy, and other dangerous topics. You can support the Waking Up Podcast and receive subscriber-only content at SamHarris.org/subscribe.…
 
On today's show, we provide a complete recap of Sheila's epic birthday party including the perfect Madonna theme for our material girl, provide advice to parents about preventing credit theft of your kids' identities and suggest listening to Run Like A Girl podcast to get info on Nag The Vote. We also thank listener Susan who is a psychotherapi ...…
 
Senate Republicans Hide Behind a Woman. How’s your Trade War? And: Robot Sex in Houston. BUZZ BURBANK NEWS & COMMENT www.BuzzBurbank.com, iTunes and everywhere.
 
On today's podcast, we fill you in on the party prep for Sheila's birthday, Lian has Beyonce in the house and has a bone to pick with Ticketmaster’s secret platform for scalpers, we debate the Weight Watchers new name and strategy and present a call to save mayonnaise for millennials starring a recipe from Meghan Markle's cookbook. We are also ...…
 
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