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When public health is threatened on a mass scale, we have a long history of working together to take on the challenge. As the host of Wondery’s American Innovations, Steven Johnson has told the stories of some of the most crucial breakthroughs in health, medicine, and technology. He’s also the author of one of the seminal books on epidemics, “The Ghost Map.” On this new weekly series, Steven will speak with experts from the worlds of health and technology about how the current moment compare ...
 
Welcome to The Finding Refuge Podcast! This podcast emerged from work based in the exploration of collective grief and liberation. It exists to remind us about all the ways we can find refuge during unsettling and uncertain times, and to remind us about the resilience and joy that comes from allowing ourselves to find refuge. Michelle C. Johnson, author, yoga teacher, healer, social worker, dismantling racism trainer, activist, and grief-worker, offers monthly interviews, engaging and amplif ...
 
Creativity. It’s as mysterious and elusive to humans as love. We stalk it. We crave it. We try to bring it out in ourselves. Every creative work you’ve ever loved has a hero’s journey behind it. Whether it’s a book or a building. A movie, a mural, a musical. It starts with a spark. Then: Endless iteration. Inevitable setbacks. Magical people who appear to help. And the breakthrough idea — that takes on a life all its own. On Spark & Fire, for the first time ever, you’ll hear what was happeni ...
 
Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.
 
Voices of Santa Clara is a podcast that aims to educate, inspire, and connect the Santa Clara University community to live our values of competence, conscience, and compassion. Now hosted by Malachi Finn, Darius Johnson, and Antonio Magallanes, this podcast strives to further and expand the vision founded by Gavin Cosgrave by highlighting influential members of our community, providing a powerful message to our listeners, learning new perspectives from others, and simply having a good time. ...
 
The unseen creature whose ravenous fangs dog your every step as your footfalls echo down the midnight alleyway. — A long, icy shadow looming over you, making the hairs on your neck rise and your breath turn to ragged puffs of mist. — Unearthly howls that pierce the night, pulling you from the comfort of sleep with feverish, heart-pounding dread. — Welcome to Tales to Terrify, a weekly horror fiction podcast that gets under your skin, lays eggs and hatches writhing baby horrors nursed on your ...
 
Being successful in business, farming, or life means overcoming new challenges everyday. Join Precision Planting's Product Support team as we deliver new learnings and unpack deeper understanding with each episode. We will be interviewing, investigating and sharing our conversations from customers, engineers, dealers, sales managers, product support and more. Smarter Every Season is the premiere Precision Planting podcast for anyone excited to follow along and learn with us.
 
Gina's a successful educator. Bobby's an okay writer. In "Raise 'Em Up," they discuss the latest education techniques, the ins and outs of being an author, and rearing their two crazy babies.They also occasionally snark on pop culture, movies, TV, and books.
 
Ourshelves is a place where writers from the legendary feminist publishing house Virago will talk about their cultural worlds. Host Lucy Scholes will be diving into writers’ bookshelves, record collections and recollections to discover what inspires them.
 
What comes to mind when you hear the word “forensics”? For many, the word evokes images of sterile labs and white coats. The reality, however, is quite different. In Shattered Souls veteran forensic investigator Karen Smith opens her detailed and poignant journals from her 11 years as a forensic detective in Jacksonville, Florida. She speaks of trudging through muddy swamps, dangling over crime scenes from a firetruck ladder, and the tremendous emotional toll that the horror of these crimes ...
 
Welcome to Night Vale creator Joseph Fink and the Mountain Goats singer/songwriter John Darnielle discuss what it means to be an artist, a fan, and, as many people are, both at once. Season Two explores the process of writing, recording, and releasing the Mountain Goats’ latest album, In League With Dragons, giving you an unprecedented look at the creative process as it is happening.
 
April 15, 1865. President Lincoln is dead and the country in turmoil. Secretary of War Edwin Stanton takes control, determined to bring the assassin to justice—but the hunt for John Wilkes Booth isn’t all that grips Stanton. Lincoln’s successor, Vice President Andrew Johnson, is likely to bend to southern interests and undo the very progress for which Lincoln died. Edwin Stanton must employ every bit of political wile he can muster to secure the future of the freed slaves, and the nation. Co ...
 
The Calm and Cozy Podcast is full of practical advice for anyone looking for safe and natural relief from insomnia symptoms, racing thoughts, and bedtime anxiety. You will also find countless conversations about general sleep topics, self-care, and stress relief. This podcast was not specifically intended as a podcast to put you to sleep, it's a podcast ABOUT sleep. But watch for the episodes labelled, "Bedtime Story" for sleepy bedtime listening. Beth Wyatt is an Insomnia, Rest, and Self-Ca ...
 
President Lyndon B. Johnson is today remembered largely for his failure in Vietnam. But before the war sunk his presidency, LBJ compiled a record of accomplishment on the domestic front unmatched since FDR. Medicare, civil and voting rights, clean air and water, Head Start, immigration reform, public broadcasting — fifty years later, these programs are so deeply woven into the fabric of American life that it is difficult to imagine the country without them. LBJ and the Great Society is a win ...
 
The Complex Sports Podcast is a weekly podcast centered around everything happening in sports. From NBA drama to NFL madness, the Complex Sports team has it all covered. The podcast will cover the sports world through the lens of the Complex Sports perspective, with hosts Zach “Chopz" Frydenlund, Adam Caparell, and Zion Olojede commenting on the biggest stories in all of sports.
 
*The course Understanding Chinese Politics was offered to CSIS staff and interns in July of 2014. Lectures were given by Christopher K. Johnson, Bonnie Glaser and Matthew Goodman as described by the topics below. Supplemental materials have been included with this iTunes U course for additional context and knowledge. China’s Domestic Politics: Chris Johnson, CSIS Senior Adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, analyzes Chinese President Xi Jinping’s rapid consolidation of power and its im ...
 
“F*ck! I’m pregnant.” Glow actress Kimmy Gatewood is here to tell you... It’ll. Be. Okay. How long should you breastfeed? Does your baby need to wear organic, homeopathic onesies? How do you find work-life balance? What if you suck at motherhood? Through investigative journalism, comedy, and honest interviews, Kimmy aims to uncover what it truly means to be a modern parent in an over-informed, Google-obsessed, placenta-eating world. Parenting: When you feel like you’re faking it, you’re doin ...
 
Everyone is on the other side of something and we think those stories matter. They teach us, shape us, and mold us into the people we are today. On The Other Side podcast hosts Jamie Ivey and Aaron Ivey sit down with individuals, not necessarily for the story of what happened, but what life is like on the other side of that story. We believe that stories have a unique ability to bring people together and that we are all on the other side of something. Join us as we hear stories from people o ...
 
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"This raft of [executive] orders is trying to communicate to the public that this administration is going to take a more leading role in response to the pandemic," says The Washington Post's Shane Harris. We talked about the first days of the Biden administration, the last days of the Trump administration and more. Want to support 1A? Give to your …
 
Welcome to Episode 469. This week we make one final stop in Yukon and stumble on an old cabin in the woods. For fiction, we have one tale for you about a shut-in's drastic attempt to lose weight… and the malevolent presence he discovers living inside him. COMING UP Good Evening: Contest, Thanks, The HWA Haunted Library: 00:01:06 Dark Travels: LaSal…
 
On this week's Thursday podcast, the guys go deep on the upcoming NFL championship games this weekend, giving a full breakdown of the matchups and who they think will win. The guys also share their best bets for the game. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Ciara Moezidis is a senior from San Jose, CA, and is double majoring in political science and communication with an Arabic, Islamic, and Middle Eastern minor. She is quite active on her campus and is currently serving as the 2020-2021 Student Body President. During her time at SCU, she was a Community Facilitator, Co-Founder/Co-President of IGNITE …
 
"I think the best president that would serve as an example for Biden might be Abraham Lincoln, who was facing a war... and used his second inaugural address to bring healing to the country. I think that in some ways Biden will have to do the same thing," says historian Kellie Carter Jackson. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio stati…
 
"We want to have this multigenerational move toward social justice, and it just feels like our leaders and the party aren't doing that," says 17-year-old Aiden Kohn-Murphy. He says it's difficult to feel like he's being represented by elected officials when many are over 70. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe …
 
How do you write the stories of your life? Any time, any place, any order. Isabel Allende was 39, and a refugee from her native Chile, when she started writing a letter to her dying grandfather — recounting the family stories he'd told her – of love, loss, memory, magic. This letter evolved into her first novel, the beloved epic "The House of the S…
 
A LOST EPISODE! Three years in the making, this interview features vials of vile creatures, worm drama, febrile hallucinations, spooning, and unfortunate snacks. It has waited a long time to meet you, so let’s get weird, take a trip back to summer of 2017 -- before Ologies existed -- and unearth one of the very first, never-before-heard interviews.…
 
On this week's Tuesday episode, Chopz, Adam, and Zion breakdown all of the NFL divisional round playoff action, including the Browns heartbreaking loss to the Chiefs and Tom Brady beating Drew Brees. Later, Miami Heat captain Udonis Haslem joined the crew to talk about Heat culture, being a Miami legend, the James Harden trade, this Covid season, t…
 
Marcus Shakes is young comedian from the South Side of Chicago but he's got a young shirt..I mean check out his shirt. We talk about starting comedy and crackheads..I'm not a crackhead. We talk about malt liquor including, 211 steel reserve, my king cobra life hack and Four Loco. We talk about our Jamaican and Mexican culture and parents..his dad i…
 
A week after a deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol, the House of Representatives voted to impeach the president for the second time. World leaders react to the news. The U.S. has labeled Yemen's Houthi movement as a foreign terrorist organization and Cuba is back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism. We talk about all those stories and more on …
 
This week we start with something a bit different. A legendary haunting poem from one of the Yukon’s most famous authors. For fiction, we have two tales for you: about a simple bug fix with catastrophic potential, and a scientist who finds herself on the wrong end of an experiment. COMING UP Good Evening: Flash Contest, Dark Matter Magazine: 00:01:…
 
"The virus [is] causing people to lose their jobs and causing economic problems and these are the kinds of situations that lead to more homelessness," says Steve Berg, Vice President of the National Alliance to End Homelessness. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twi…
 
The Smarter Every Season crew has their first Precision Planting Premier Dealer (Jake Brune) on the Podcast for his suggestion of a topic he would like to learn more about. Based on his suggestion, the guys host Agronomists Cory Muhlbauer and Aaron Hermann as they take a deep dive into SmartFirmer metrics and the significance of Organic Matter (OM)…
 
In Wondery’s newest series, Business Movers, host Lindsay Graham dives deep into the inner workings of some of the most successful companies of all time. From the origin stories of their famed leaders to the million dollar idea that catapulted them to success, how exactly did these companies grow from an idea and a dream to multi-billion dollar cor…
 
On this week's Thursday episode of the podcast, Chopz, Adam, and Zion breakdown all of the James Harden rumors and everything going on in the NBA before moving onto NFL Divisional round picks and bets. And then James Harden got traded and Zion lost his mind and all hell broke loose. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
"The First Amendment, like all of the U.S. Constitution, applies only to government. It's a set of rules about what government can do to its citizens," says RonNell Andersen-Jones, professor of law at the University of Utah. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter…
 
RATS: They love pizza. They invade taquerias at midnight. They scurry. They cuddle. They outsmart. They inspire movies that inspire musicals. Proving that not just woodsy megafauna can be charismatic, rats have lives we would never suspect. Globally-lauded Urban Rodentologist Dr. Robert Corrigan, or Bobby if you like, has been studying these animal…
 
What do you do when you’re stuck? Something else. Designer Chip Kidd got a dream assignment: Create the book cover for a soon-to-be-blockbuster: Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park. Oh, and make it iconic. When the pressure to perform is that high, it's easy to get creatively paralyzed. Chip recounts exactly how he got started and how he got unstuck —…
 
On this week's Tuesday episode of the podcast, Stephen A. Smith joins Adam, Chopz, and Zion to talk about his new show, 'Stephen A's World' on ESPN +, his career, the Nets' season, the Knicks, and much more. The guys also broke down all of the NFL Super Wild Card weekend action, including the Browns' huge win, the Seahawks' failure, Lamar Jackson's…
 
In this episode, Edwina talks to Rory Stewart OBE former British politician and Prison’s minister and now Senior Fellow at Yale University to talk about his role as number two in the Ministry of Justice and responsible for all prisons in England and Wales. Rory speaks about the importance of accountability and his success story in focusing on ten p…
 
Jonah Jurkens was the number one MySpace comedian in Milwaukee but now is a hilarious Chicago comedian and producer of the number one independent showcase in the country CYSK. We talk about the set that made him quit stand up for two years for improv, what brought him back, how he became a producer at CYSK and we go deep in the insanity that was "T…
 
Darrell Goss, Class of 2021, is a Psychology major with a Sociology minor from Los Angeles, California. As the President of the Stand-Up Comedy Club, he enjoys helping aspiring comedians to learn more about their craft and how they can provide laughter and thought provoking content to the audience of Santa Clara University. Neil Nguyen, Class of 20…
 
Welcome to Episode 467. This week we travel to Whitehorse, Yukon for a peek inside the city’s most haunted house. For fiction, we have one tale for you, about a woman who unravels a mystery from her youth. COMING UP Good Evening: News, Thank-yous and Reviews: 00:01:06 Dark Travels: Captain Campbell House, Whitehorse, Yukon: 00:02:21 Tabitha Lord’s …
 
On today's special Thursday podcast, Chopz, Adam, and Zion are joined by Benny the Butcher to talk about his love of the Buffalo Bills, the NFL Playoffs, Griselda's 2021 plans, and much more. Later, the guys made their NFL Wild Card picks and bets. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
"I think the divide within the GOP is only growing bigger right now," The 19th's Amanda Becker says. "No one knows what the party will look like in two or four years and how long Trump's imprint will linger." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.…
 
After a slow start, millions of Americans are expecting their first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine. How can we pick up the pace of vaccination? And what do we know about how the vaccine rollout has gone so far? Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.…
 
The Coronasode we’ve been waiting for! Vaccines. Finally. But what does this mean? As a Vaccine Infodemiologist and science communication lead for The COVID Tracking Project, Jessica Malaty Rivera specializes in infectious disease epidemics and the surge of misinformation that accompanies them. The very first human trials of the COVID-19 vaccine oc…
 
On the crew's first episode of 2021, Chopz, Adam, and Zion run through all of the NFL playoff madness, including the Giants getting screwed over by the Eagles, the Browns making the playoffs, if the Dolphins should draft a QB, best games of Wild Card Weekend, and much more. Later, they break down the current state of the NBA and how big of a deal S…
 
How do you move past a creative crisis? Apply pressure. From the moment she heard about it, Susan Orlean knew she had to tell the story of "The Orchid Thief" – a wild, true story of obsession set in the swamps of Florida. But somewhere deep in the telling, she risks losing her own footing. Spark & Fire follows Susan as she pursues the story that "s…
 
How do you create an authentic character? Start with your authentic self. When Kemp Powers joined the writers' room at Pixar, he found a story waiting to be told ... anchored within his own story. Spark & Fire follows Kemp on his own hero's journey of co-writing and co-directing Soul, Pixar's first film with a Black protagonist, from his first trip…
 
Rodney Lumpkins is hilarious comedian from the south side of Chicago. We met at my friend Todd Glover's (ep. 3) outdoor comedy show where some crazy dude was yelling at us while listening to King Von. We talk about how women act towards you when they see a wedding ring, starting comedy in Chicago (shout out to "Bebe's Kids") and the times we hooked…
 
Welcome to Episode 466 and Happy New Year! For fiction, we have two tales for you. First, a woman’s world closes in after losing a beloved pet. Then, a man on a lucky streak discovers that the sweet taste of winning eventually goes sour. COMING UP Good Evening: Happy New Year!: 00:01:06 R. H. Dixon’s The Hole in the Wall as read by Alex Ford: 00:05…
 
Happy New Year’s Eve and welcome to this special bonus episode, courtesy of our friends at Dark Matter Magazine. We have for you a dark tale from the not too distant future about the fragile nature of reality… and fine print. Then, I sit down for a chat with Rob Carroll, Editor-in-Chief of Dark Matter Magazine. COMING UP Welcome and Intro to Dark M…
 
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