Best Dictionary podcasts we could find (Updated September 2019)
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Murder Dictionary
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MURDER DICTIONARY {mer-der dik-she-ner-e} : a humorous discussion between true crime fanatics : an exploration of multiple cases based on the weekly topic, following the letter sequence of the alphabet : a great excuse for the podcast hosts to call their morbid curiosities "research"
 
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Word for Word
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Australian English has many fascinating stories, interesting etymologies, and wonderfully weird slang. The language is constantly evolving as the world around us changes; new words are created, meanings change, and other things get left behind. In Word for Word, we explore the surprising histories behind everyday words and phrases, go behind the scenes with the dictionary editors, and meet some of Australia's most interesting word-lovers, from Scrabble champions to hip-hop artists. Join us a ...
 
A weekly podcast of fiction written and read by Jason Geary.
 
Hosted by Macquarie Dictionary Editor, Susan Butler. Each episode focuses on a particular feature of the Australian environment including the origin of the words associated with that environment, and changes in their meanings throughout history.
 
A podcast about dictionaries by people who write dictionaries. Yes, really.
 
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Hard On!
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Hard On! is a podcast featuring Shawn Barnes and Jay Leonard. Listen as the guys go hard on what's going on in their lives and around the world. Heck, they even have guests once and a while. ***EXPLICIT CONTENT***
 
Allar and Matt work for the EU bank. But they’re not bankers. So they often find themselves wondering just what their super-smart banker colleagues are talking about. Each week they sit down with experts from the European Investment Bank and make them explain words, phrases and concepts frequently used in economics and finance in a way that's understandable, whether you’re a student, a citizen, or a business owner. No jargon, no acronyms--but just about as much fun as a finance podcast can be.
 
Learn Haitian Creole To Connect with Haitians, Conduct your business and Help Rebuild Haiti. All Haitians speak Creole. To Reach Out to Them, You'd better learn Creole
 
RESPECTABILITY, n. The offspring of a liaison between a bald head and a bank account. BEAUTY, n. The power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband. LITIGANT, n. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones. If these caustic definitions catch your fancy, you'd enjoy The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce. He was a columnist with the San Francisco News Letter, a weekly paper which was a business publication aimed at the corporate sector. However, it ...
 
Here is a chance to catch up with two guys, in a band from South East London branching into the world of podcasts!Andrew will be answering any questions that are thrown at him, being the cunning linguist he is, I (Cris) personally gain so much joy listening to his long-winded answers.Together we pointlessly bloviate, listen to Andrew's joke of the week and generally have a rip roaring old time! Thanks for checking us out and hope you enjoy and continue to listen!Many thanks,CRIS AND DREW.
 
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The Dictionary
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It's the English Dictionary read by me. Yup.
 
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Limited Appeal
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In case you were expecting something, this is what you get.
 
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Simply Put
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As a new Christian, did you ever feel “stumped” by theology? Maybe you were listening to a sermon, and it seemed like the pastor was speaking another language. Or perhaps you picked up a study Bible and realized you may need a dictionary, too. This is a weekly podcast to help you build your Christian vocabulary, one word at a time. Each week, we explain a different theological term in clear, concise language and share stories and illustrations that apply it to your life.
 
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The Agenda
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Introducing the official podcast of The Alternative Commentary Collective. Featuring interviews and all the major talking points from the world of sports, urban dictionary and more. Your #2 favourite sports podcast! Brought to you by TAB
 
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EB be Interviewin'
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Elizabethany is an iHeartRadio host who loves to Expose the artists behind the new music. Listen as she brings them in to reveal truths about their lives and the music industry, and play games like Truth or Dare, Urban Dictionary, and more!
 
You'll get fun and friendly doses of writing advice in three short chunks: a Quick and Dirty Tip, a meaty middle, and a final tidbit. Grammar Girl covers everything from punctuation and grammar to style and voice. QuickandDirtyTips.com
 
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Word Bomb
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Language moves fast and Word Bomb is here to help. Unpacking one explosive word per week, hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta talk to experts and dive deep into lived experiences to share stories the dictionary doesn't tell you.
 
Interviews with Scholars of Psychoanalysis about their New Books
 
On the Espresso English podcast, you'll learn English grammar, vocabulary, phrases, idioms, and more. Espresso English lessons are clear and practical, making it easy to learn the language quickly and effectively. Visit http://www.espressoenglish.net to get English courses and e-books that will help you learn faster!
 
If you could ask any question and get an answer, what would it be? Dr. Paula Price, author of The Prophet's Dictionary, brings relevant answers from heaven to earth on Thursdays @ 11AM-1PM CST. Call in to (646) 478-5250 to listen and press 1 to speak with Dr. Price.
 
If Jane Linley-Thomas were to appear in the dictionary, you’d find the following words next to her name: high-energy, passion, inspirational and exuberance. Jane hosts the 12-3pm show on East Coast Radio.
 
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Simply Put
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As a new Christian, did you ever feel “stumped” by theology? Maybe you were listening to a sermon, and it seemed like the pastor was speaking another language. Or perhaps you picked up a study Bible and realized you may need a dictionary, too. This is a weekly podcast to help you build your Christian vocabulary, one word at a time. Each week, we explain a different theological term in clear, concise language and share stories and illustrations that apply it to your life.
 
This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource. The Language Learning Collections contain readings from various language learning books, grammars, primers, phrasebooks, dictionaries, readers and even other works which contain information on various languages, recount experiences of language learning and encountering new languages or provide guides for correct pronunciation, writing or discourse in a language. These works could describe English or any other la ...
 
The Breeze shall be Shot, with Both Barrels.This is Breeze Shooting ⤬ Luke GJ.Dear old people, the "⤬" means "by", from your Oxford Dictionaries.
 
What is the definition of "soul" ? According to the Oxford English Dictionary, it is "emotional or intellectual energy or intensity". Well that certainly sums it up for me. "The Soul Explosion" is all about sharing the tunes and the music that I love with a wider audience. The aim is to cover a wide range of musical genres, from soul, boogie, modern soul, northern soul, rare groove, jazz, funk, soulful garage, gospel, jazz-funk, old skool hip-hop, motown, disco and everything in between. Wha ...
 
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Time Travellers
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Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough presents a collection of quirky tales from the corners of history, exploring a different theme in each weekly episode.
 
Eclectic - as define by Webster’s Dictionary: “deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources.” That’s Dame Wilburn. And this is her show! Expect interviews, stories, rants, even some good (or questionable) advice from time to time, and a whole lot of Dame.
 
Words for Granted is a podcast that looks at how words change over time. Host Ray Belli uses linguistic evolution as a way of understanding larger historical and cultural changes.
 
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Dictionary Radio
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In here you can listen our song, and more dj song.so, listen and enjoy our Podcast..Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dictionaryofcSoundcloud:https://soundcloud.com/dictionaryofcBeatport: http://dj.beatport.com/dictionaryofc
 
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Let's Learn Turkish
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My name is Meltem and I am originally from Istanbul, Turkey. My Spanish partner Lázaro wants to learn Turkish so to help him, I am now creating material that is both entertaining and approachable for beginners. Anyone who is interested in learning Turkish is welcomed to join us! (Only in weekdays)
 
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School Finesse
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We have tips, advice, & suggestions to help you finesse your way through school. Finesse: "Skillful handling of a situation" (Webster's Dictionary). Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/schoolfinesse/support
 
Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914?), satirist, critic, poet, short story writer and journalist. His fiction showed a clean economical style often sprinkled with subtle cynical comments on human behaviour. In the Devil's Dictionary, he let his sense of humour and his cynical outlook on life colour a collection of dictionary-like definitions. (Summary by Peter)
 
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Coding Blocks
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The world of computer programming is vast in scope. There are literally thousands of topics to cover and no one person could ever reach them all. One of the goals of the Coding Blocks podcast is to introduce a number of these topics to the audience so they can learn during their commute or while cutting the grass. We will cover topics such as best programming practices, design patterns, coding for performance, object oriented coding, database design and implementation, tips, tricks and a who ...
 
A psychedelic podcast where we talk about random words in random ways.
 
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Technistry
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Productively using technology to serve others
 
Where politics and pop culture meet your opinions!
 
This podcast is about topics that consume our daily lives, and what we as people need to do to evolve. Also we will laugh and have a good time while sharing knowledge. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drunkthoughtssobertongue/support
 
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Hey Sis
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Nicole Alston is an artist and visionary who uses platforms from fashion to writing to express herself. She is a self published author of Little Black Book of Love, The Lover's Dictionary and #twentyeight. Born and raised in Baltimore County, Maryland Nicole is well versed in all things creative. Aside from writing she is also a freelance Wardrobe Stylist. Previously nominated for the Fashion Awards MD as "Best Emerging Wardrobe Stylist' and was also featured in a Raw Artist Awakening Showca ...
 
Words for Granted is a podcast that looks at how words change over time. Host Ray Belli uses linguistic evolution as a way of understanding larger historical and cultural changes.
 
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By the Bi
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Welcome to By the Bi, a podcast for anyone interested in learning a bit more about bisexuality, the swinger community, open relationships, BDSM and everything else your vanilla friends refuse to talk with you about. Join your hosts, a bisexual expat couple in Sydney Australia, as each episode we chat about ourselves, our experiences, and our relationships. We look forward to addressing specific questions or issues that you might have as well; so pull up a chair, grab a cocktail and listen in ...
 
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Plodcast
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In the Plodcast, pastor Douglas Wilson covers anything related to theology and culture with his usual entertaining style. Whether it involves talking about Chestertonian Calvinism (not an oxymoron), the benefits of a Classical Christian education (not in that order), or the latest pomosexuality farce, the plodcast aims to apply all of Christ to all of life, for all the world. Douglas Wilson is an evangelical, postmill, Calvinist, Reformed, and Presbyterian (pretty much in that order) and is ...
 
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago is a leading research center for the ancient Middle East. The museum houses some 350,000 artifacts — around 5,000 of which are on display — excavated mainly by OI archaeologists. Founded in 1919, at a time when the Middle East was called the Orient, the OI has pioneered innovative excavations and comprehensive dictionary projects that chronicle ancient civilizations. The Oriental Institute Museum aims to understand, reveal, and protect anci ...
 
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After-Wise
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Afterwise - To become wise after an event, when it’s too late.Itself a semi-forgotten word, originating from Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary of 1913, Afterwise perfectly summarises the ethos of this podcast, created to celebrate the forgotten treasures, and perhaps commiserate the forgotten failures, that often become lost to history.Whether it is the works of literature in the no man’s land between modern best sellers and classics, or the scientific theories that didn't quite make t ...
 
The Nick Digilio Uncut podcast from News/Talk 720 WGN, The Voice of Chicago.
 
Weight loss podcast, natural methods to lose body fat.
 
A short, humorous biography of famous people from 5000 BC to 1914. -- S. McGaughey From the Introduction, "The editor begs leave to inform the public that only persons who can produce proper evidence of their demise will be admitted to Who Was Who. Press Agent notices or complimentary comments are absolutely excluded, and those offering to pay for the insertion of names will be prosecuted. As persons become eligible they will be included without solicitation, while the pages will be expurgat ...
 
"The Foolish Dictionary" was written by "Gideon Wurdz" (the pen name for Charles Wayland Towne) and was published in 1904. According to the beginning of the book, it is "An exhausting work of reference to un-certain English words, their origin, meaning, legitimate and illegitimate use..." This a a short but amusing dictionary which "redefines" words in some interesting ways. Funny and sometimes bizarre observations are sprinkled throughout. In keeping with LibriVox policy to read, rather tha ...
 
The Nick Digilio Podcast from 720 WGN, The Voice of Chicago.
 
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The Dictionary has a bunch of new words today, so just chillax in your guyliner, wear some bling so you can twerk at the party and avoid the haters. Stay woke.By Scoot.
 
Hour 1: + New Words in the Dictionary Hour 2: + New Words in the Dictionary (cont.) + Words to Add to Your Vocabulary Hour 3: + Most Disappointing Albums Hour 4: + Most Disappointing Albums (cont.) + Know Your Onion To download this or any of Nick’s podcasts visit our iTunes page. Like us on Facebook (/nickdshow) and follow us on Twitter (@nick ...…
 
Sharon reads from (apical dominance to Apoc). The word of the episode is "aplomb". dictionarypod@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/https://twitter.com/dictionarypodhttps://www.patreon.com/spejampar917-727-5757By Spencer Parks.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Ambrose Bierce.
 
This week we walk through the chain of events that quickly spread the riot, the negotiations to end the stand off, & what happened in the aftermath. To support Murder Dictionary & get access to rewards, perks, & merch, please visit our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/MurderDictionaryPodcast If you’d like shirts, mugs, phone cases, & other me ...…
 
An episode about connection, disconnection and birthday presents. Spark Podcast Network. Executive Produced by Jason Geary, Karl McConnell and Rik Brown. Produced and Edited and Read by Jason Geary. Music by: The Heartstrings Project. Find them on Spotify here. On Youtube here. Please give them a follow as they are generously donating their con ...…
 
If you liked the first part then sit back and buckle up for part 2!! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drunkthoughtssobertongue/support
 
Louis Tomlinson calls Elizabethany to answer fan questions and talk about his new song "Kill My Mind"! But will he lie and tell stories to the media for fun like he used to? Has someone sent him a sexy carrot pic before? Whose opinion does he love to get before releasing new music? EB is getting the answers!…
 
Remember that mistakes are an opportunity to learn - and today you'll learn from the mistakes of other students like you. Today's lesson focuses on errors that I and my teaching team have found frequently when correcting students’ homework. Maybe you've made some of these errors in the past, and now you know how to avoid them! But maybe you're ...…
 
Hour 1: + New Words in the Dictionary Hour 2: + New Words in the Dictionary (cont.) + Words to Add to Your Vocabulary Hour 3: + Most Disappointing Albums Hour 4: + Most Disappointing Albums (cont.) + Know Your Onion To download this or any of Nick’s podcasts visit our iTunes page. Like us on Facebook (/nickdshow) and follow us on Twitter (@nick ...…
 
This week Pastor Wilson discusses the implications of a hard brexit for Britain and the rest of the EU, unpacks the greek work apastasia, and commends Michael Bull's book: Fed by Ravens. For more from Doug, visit https://canonpress.com
 
This week we touch back on jealousy, envy, and FOMO. We describe the difference in the three and we dissect our own experiences in feeling, managing, and mitigating these feelings. Sit back, relax, and as always, thanks for listening!!! Proudly part of the Swingset.fm team! Find us on social media!!! On Twitter @BytheBiPodcast On Facebook @Byth ...…
 
In today's episode, I interview Steve Kaufmann. Steve is a polyglot and co-founder of LingQ. He also hosts a popular language learning Youtube channel under the name LingoSteve. Our conversation covers a range of language-related topics such as language learning myths, how language learning has changed with new technology, the relationship betw ...…
 
In today's episode, I interview Steve Kaufmann. Steve is a polyglot and co-founder of LingQ. He also hosts a popular language learning Youtube channel under the name LingoSteve. Our conversation covers a range of language-related topics such as language learning myths, how language learning has changed with new technology, the relationship betw ...…
 
In this episode, we smoothly enter into the world of "conditionals", covering the most plausible cases as well as past hypotheses that are impossible.
 
Scoot talks to WWL listeners about modern love, and whether or not more women are marrying men for their money - or the other way around!By Scoot.
 
Joe Biden's Catholic faith is at odds with his political identity. Scoot talks to WWL listeners about how it is possible that one can be pro-life and pro-choice at the same timeBy Scoot.
 
NASCAR rejected advertising elements for AR-15s and 9mm handguns - Scoot talks to WWL listeners about whether that will hurt the popularity of the sport among rural and working class votersBy Scoot.
 
Hour 1: + Ian Sherr, editor-at-large at CNET Hour 2: + Today in History: The Who explodes on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour + Greatest Televised Moments in Music History Hour 3: + Greatest Televised Moments in Music History (cont.) Hour 4: + Movies with Doubles and Doppelgangers To download this or any of Nick’s podcasts visit our iTunes pag ...…
 
Hour 1: + Ian Sherr, editor-at-large at CNET Hour 2: + Today in History: The Who explodes on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour + Greatest Televised Moments in Music History Hour 3: + Greatest Televised Moments in Music History (cont.) Hour 4: + Movies with Doubles and Doppelgangers To download this or any of Nick’s podcasts visit our iTunes pag ...…
 
CNET Editor-at-large Ian Sherr joins Nick Digilio for his latest round of Tech Talk. This time, Ian recaps the 2019 Apple event and new iterations of the iPhone and Apple Watch, plus Apple’s new foray into gaming with Apple Arcade. Ian also tackles the issue of on-board storage in iPhones, debunks myths about 5G cell data and Netflix’s purchase ...…
 
CNET Editor-at-large Ian Sherr joins Nick Digilio for his latest round of Tech Talk. This time, Ian recaps the 2019 Apple event and new iterations of the iPhone and Apple Watch, plus Apple’s new foray into gaming with Apple Arcade. Ian also tackles the issue of on-board storage in iPhones, debunks myths about 5G cell data and Netflix’s purchase ...…
 
Welcome to the latest broadcast of the Soul Explosion on JFSR - The Home of Jazz Funk & Soul. The show is broadcast every Monday 4pm-6pm UK time on www.jsfr.co.uk, via the JFSR Android and Apple apps, and via Tune In radio app. Take your seat, fasten your seatbelt and enjoy your flight on the #soulexplosion superJet for a journey "Around the Wo ...…
 
I read from (aphasia to apical). The word of the episode is "aphasia". Turns out the Latin word for "bee" is "apis". dictionarypod@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/https://twitter.com/dictionarypodhttps://www.patreon.com/spejampar917-727-5757By Spencer Parks.
 
Jesus’ own words seem calculated to dissuade endless speculation about His return. Today, Barry Cooper outlines how the Bible’s revelation of the world’s end is meant to stir us to action today. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/amillennialism/
 
Jesus’ own words seem calculated to dissuade endless speculation about His return. Today, Barry Cooper outlines how the Bible’s revelation of the world’s end is meant to stir us to action today. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/amillennialism/
 
We begin to twitch as we review the first factor of Hasura’s 3factor app, Realtime GraphQL, while Allen gets distrac … SQUIRREL!, Michael might own some bell bottoms, and Joe is stuck with cobalt. If you’re reading these notes via your podcast app, you can find this episode’s full show notes and join in on the conversation at https://www.coding ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Ambrose Bierce.
 
Learn from our fact checking tips that come from years of experience. Also, we answer a listener question about why we call something a "watershed moment." LINKS AND SPONSORS | Merrill Financial Advisor Development Program: http:/careers.bankofamerica.com | Magoosh: http://magoosh.com code: GRAMMAR | Grammar Girl Email Newsletter | https://www. ...…
 
Scoot talks to WWL listeners about The Beatles in City Park, their first concert experiences, and of course continue the conversation about the ugly loss to the Rams and Brees' thumb injuryBy Scoot.
 
Scoot talks to WWL listeners about their reactions to yesterday's ghastly Saints loss to the RamsBy Scoot.
 
Dane Neal steps in for Nick Digilio on the overnight with Dino Tiberi riding co-pilot. Hour 1: + Remembering Rick Ocasek and Eddie Money + Movies with “Blockbuster” Blake Stubbs Hour 2: + Riot Fest Recap + Bears Talk + School Fundraising with Koha Hour 3: + BBQ Central host Greg Rempe Hour 4: + Strange Emotional Support Animals + Sleepwalking S ...…
 
Dane Neal steps in for Nick Digilio on the overnight with Dino Tiberi riding co-pilot. Hour 1: + Remembering Rick Ocasek and Eddie Money + Movies with “Blockbuster” Blake Stubbs Hour 2: + Riot Fest Recap + Bears Talk + School Fundraising with Koha Hour 3: + BBQ Central host Greg Rempe Hour 4: + Strange Emotional Support Animals + Sleepwalking S ...…
 
What happens when a Kleinian and Lacanian have a committed, generous, and accessible conversation about the commonalities and differences between their psychoanalytic perspectives? In this special, two-part interview, host Jordan Osserman joins authors Amy Allen, a prominent representative of Frankfurt School critical theory with expertise on K ...…
 
What happens when a Kleinian and Lacanian have a committed, generous, and accessible conversation about the commonalities and differences between their psychoanalytic perspectives? In this special, two-part interview, host Jordan Osserman joins authors Amy Allen, a prominent representative of Frankfurt School critical theory with expertise on K ...…
 
I read from (ape to aphaeresis). The word of the episode is "ape". Alright, my backwards talking at the end wasn't as good as I hoped it would be but I hope you get the picture. And if you couldn't tell, I said "Look at me! I am a monkey!" Oh, and here's a link to the video I learned it for. It was going to be a longer video with 2 other people ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Ambrose Bierce.
 
I read from (Apache to APC). The word of the episode is "apartheid".https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apartheid Trevor Noah talking about his life:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqciCFLxfEE dictionarypod@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/https://twitter.com/dictionarypodhttps://www.patreon.com/spejampar917-727-5757…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Ambrose Bierce.
 
Welcome to the latest edition of the Soul Explosion, broadcasting worldwide on www.icrfm.com, www.uniquesessionsradio.live and in Ipswich, UK on 105.7FM. Soul music through the decades, the title says it all. Spanning 50 years from the swinging 60's, soulful 70's, 80's boogie, 90's grooves and 21st Century soul, this music of ours just keeps on ...…
 
I read from anyways to apace. The word of the episode is "anywheres". dictionarypod@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/https://twitter.com/dictionarypodhttps://www.patreon.com/spejampar917-727-5757By Spencer Parks.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Ambrose Bierce.
 
The calendar has aligned to give us some really bad luck. Scoot talks to WWL listeners about what they believe about Friday the 13th, full moons and superstition in generalBy Scoot.
 
It's Friday, we know, but it can't be helped... Scoot talks to WWL about the winners and losers of last night's Democratic primary debateBy Scoot.
 
Chicago’s very own Christopher Biewer and Joel Murray join Nick Digilio to talk about the pilot for their new comedy, “Vendors”, an inside look at the lives of ballpark concession vendors. The pair discuss where the idea sprung from, getting together the all-star comedy cast and the finer points of baseball fandom. The “Vendors” pilot premieres ...…
 
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