Best Essay podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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The Essay
Leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond, themed across a week - insight, opinion and intellectual surprise.
Hear essays created during the creative non-fiction short course held as part of the Otago University Summer School.
Do you want to get a band 7 on the IELTS exam? Your preparation doesn’t have to be hard or boring! It can be fun! Lindsay and Jessica from All Ears English are back with a new way to help you achieve the IELTS score you need for the General or the Academic exam! We’ll give you strategies, practice, tips, tricks, and secrets using real English examples. We’ll show you how to take control of the Speaking Section by reducing anxiety, panic, and fear. You’ll learn what to do when your mind goes ...
Book reviews, essay and article peer reviews, commentaries. Discussing research, genealogy, DNA & history of mixeblood peoples of early American history.
Words With Oz
Words With Oz - The Essay Question Podcast. Oz' mission is to inspire the world to be more ambitious. This podcast interviews guests with stories that will inspire you. The questions and conversation dives deep to the core of what makes each guest so successful.
This I Believe
Inspiring, uplifting, and educational, This I Believe features people from all walks of life sharing their core beliefs and the stories behind them.
English Essay
Still mad you were never allowed to write that essay about symbolism in Pokemon for school? So are we! Join us as we delve into some of our favorite childhood media and discuss the themes and lessons we find there Become a supporter of this podcast:
“I do not wish to treat friendships daintily but with roughest courage. When they are real, they are not glass beads or frost-work but the solidest thing we know....” is how Ralph Waldo Emerson saw the ties of friendship in one of his essays titled Friendship, more than a hundred years ago. This and other interesting essays are included in Essays First Series by Ralph Waldo Emerson, the distinguished American philosopher and writer. Apart from writing, he was also a very gifted and popular p ...
edacious (e·da·cious – /iˈdāSHəs/ – adjective. Of, relating to, or given to eating. From the Latin edere, to eat. Synonyms: voracious – gluttonous – ravenous – greedy – piggish.) Charlottesville, Virginia, like many other communities has hyperactive social media when it comes to food. Too often this results in folks talking ABOUT rather than talking WITH one another. Edacious attempts to bridge that gap, to create connection. This is a podcast for anyone ravenous about food. Every other Frid ...
Before the beginning of World War II, during the time of the Modernist movement in philosophy, George Santayana wrote these five descriptive essays. He examined John Locke’s sensationalism, British Idealism, the “Theory of Relativity”, Freud’s psychology, and Julien Benda’s preachment on the relations between God and the world. [Summary written by Gary Gilberd]
WNYC's Sara Fishko with sound-rich essays on art, culture, music and media - past and present.
Not There Yet
The Not There Yet podcast is a ongoing series of short essays covering a wide range of subjects from the perspective of the second decade of the 21st century. Typically running from five-to-ten minutes, they are intended to be thought provoking, challenging, sceptical and hopefully funny once in a while. They are sometimes conventional in nature and others are a little more experimental. They cover science, sports, technology, philosophy or just about whatever subject comes to mind. Sometime ...
Horror writing, reviews, ideas and essays
The ABR Podcast
The ABR Podcast is a new monthly series from Australian Book Review. Australian Book Review is an arts magazine published ten times a year in print and online. We publish essays, book reviews, interviews and creative writing as well as free arts commentary via the Arts Update section on our website. The ABR Podcast will feature extended interviews and major features from the magazine, such as essays, reviews, and short stories, recorded and discussed by their authors. Each episode will focus ...
This book is a collection of Theodore Roosevelt’s published commentaries and public addresses on the general theme of the requirements for individual and collective success in the personal, civic, political, and social arenas. (Introduction by Bob Neufeld)
Think Club
I make slickly edited video essays, documentaries and compilation videos. A place for spirited debate and thoughtful dialog.Website: https://AdamFriended.comPodcast: Merch:
The Cycling Podcast
The Cycling PodcastJoin journalists Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe – and a few special guests along the way – as they podcast about the latest cycling news and the world of professional cycling.Expect a mix of insight and analysis as our three experienced journalists cover not just the big talking points but take you behind the scenes of professional cycling.Richard Moore is the author of Slaying the Badger and Sky’s the Limit, Daniel Friebe writes for Procycling and is autho ...
A podcast for showcasing stories, essays, and poems from around the world.
Interviews, essays, reporting and discussion from the home of the best longform stories on the web.
Steve and Becky Lyles read stories, essays, poems, jokes and quotes to inspire and enliven your day. Becky writes award-winning fiction under the name Rebecca Carey Lyles and nonfiction under Becky Lyles, and Steve composes poems and vignettes of daily life. Becky's books include Winds of Wyoming, Winds of Freedom, It's a God Thing, On a Wing and a Prayer, and Passageways: A Short Story Collection. But they don't just read their own work. Each podcast also includes the stories and thoughts o ...
Shifter Media
Daniel Milnor is currently “Creative Evangelist” for Blurb, Inc. the world’s premiere print-on-demand publisher. He splits his time between the smog-choked arteries of Southern California and the spiritual landscape of New Mexico.Milnor is a former newspaper, magazine and commercial photographer who now works primarily on long-term projects. His work has taken him from the rural corners of the United States to Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.He has taught at Art Center College of Desi ...
Fishko Files
WNYC's Sara Fishko with sound-rich essays on art, culture, music and media - past and present.
From the Preface of The Speaking Voice: principles of training simplified and condensed: "This book offers a method of voice training which is the result of a deliberate effort to simplify and condense, for general use, the principles which are fundamental to all recognized systems of vocal instruction. It contains practical directions accompanied by simple and fundamental exercises, first for the freeing of the voice and then for developing it when free."Parts I and II of the book comprise ...
How do coders become consultants? They specialize, develop a point of view, and market based on their ability to move the needle for clients.This podcast explores the transition from coder to consultant through interviews with those making and enjoying the results of this transition, and occasional audio essays from your host Philip Morgan.This journey takes time, so why don't you join us by subscribing to this show to get weekly drips of insight and inspiration:Subscribe using iTunesor usin ...
"The Homework Help Show" is our weekly podcast where we teach, assist, and offer valuable insights on different topics related to students' academic and personal lives. Want your questions answered? Ask your questions on social media using the hashtag #askHHG
TURN IT ON with Michael Schneider is a weekly dive into what's new and what's now in TV -- no matter what you're watching or where you're watching it. Each episode features interviews with producers, reviews, essays on the latest buzz and trends, plus a roundup of what's premiering and what's returning over the coming week. With an enormous amount of choices overwhelming even the most sophisticated viewer, TURN IT ON is a must-listen for TV fans looking to make sense of what to watch and whe ...
Behind the Prose
Behind the Prose explores and illuminates the craft of writing and its process through interviews with emerging and established writers. The podcast is released weekly and hosted by Keysha Whitaker. Visit for upcoming guests, news, and essays on writing.Listen. Learn. Write.
If you're a fan of home cooking, deep dives into culinary history, and emerging topics in today’s quickly moving food culture, TASTE Daily is a must-listen. Home to the popular series TASTE Food Questions, as well as essays, travel features, interviews, and deeply reported narrative non-fiction published on TASTE. Produced by Max Falkowitz, Anna Hezel, and Matt Rodbard.
Infants on Thrones
The Philosophies of Men, Mingled with Humor
A podcast for parents and caregivers in the performing arts. Interviews, essays, obstacles, solutions, humor, art, parenting, creating, staging, advocating, and more. Visit and like our Facebook page: 🔥
Sybil is one of the most prominent political novels of the mid-nineteenth century, taking as its subject the "condition of England" question. That phrase was first used by Thomas Carlyle in an essay of 1839 on Chartism, a working-class protest movement that plays a prominent role in this novel. The two nations are the rich and the poor, and the increasing gulf between them, and their condition also inspired such writers as Charles Dickens and Mrs. Gaskell, among others (one of whom, Friederi ...
A nature writer living in Wellfleet, Robert Finch has written about Cape Cod for more than forty years. He is the author of nine books of essays. A Cape Cod Notebook airs weekly on WCAI, the NPR station for Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and the South Coast. In both 2006 and 2013, the series won the New England Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Radio Writing.
Ron Rhodes
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Audio Book Club
Join Slate's critics for monthly discussions of new and important books. Read the book club selections and then listen in as our critics hold lively - and sometimes heated - debates about the works. Part of the Panoply Network.
Book of Mormon Central is designed and built by people who love the Book of Mormon. Our mission is to inspire greater knowledge of the Book of Mormon. We accomplish this mission in several ways:KnoWhys: Frequent short essays published on our website, and via memes, podcasts, and videos on social media.Archive: A comprehensive digital repository of resources relevant to the Book of Mormon.Interactive Text: A word by word explanation of the Book of Mormon text.Notes: A wiki platform that conte ...
On the Wind Sailing
‘On the Wind,’ is THE podcast about offshore sailing, where professional sailor & journalist Andy Schell interviews sailors from around the world to discover what inspires them in an effort to inspire you! Andy has interviewed everyone from legends like Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, to tech gurus like Nigel Calder, boat builders like Magnus Rassy (of Hallberg Rassy), inspirational family sailors like Totem, YouTube stars SV Delos & Andy's personal favorite, Arctic sailor and octogenarian Bob Shep ...
The typical action hero with a stiff upper lip whose actions speak louder than his words, a mysterious American who lives in dread of being killed, an anarchist plot to destabilize Greece, a deadly German spy network, a notebook entirely written in code, and all this set in the weeks preceding the outbreak of World War I. The Thirty-nine Steps, by John Buchan is a spy classic entirely worthy of its genre and will delight modern day readers with its complicated plot. It is also notable for be ...
Book Fight
A weekly podcast about books, writing, reading, and raccoons. Hosted by Mike Ingram and Tom McAllister, editors at Barrelhouse Magazine and authors of fiction and creative nonfiction. Winner of a 2015 Philadelphia Geek Award for Best Streaming Media Project. You don't need to read the books to enjoy the show!
A young carpenter falls in love with the village beauty. She, however, has set her sights on a dashing army captain who's the son of the wealthy local squire. Meanwhile, a beautiful and virtuous young woman preacher arrives in the village. What happens to these people and the strange twists and turns that their lives take are described in the rest of the book. Adam Bede was George Eliot's first published novel. Published in 1859, the book has remained a firm favorite with readers and academi ...
A weekly podcast on topics related to astrology, hosted by professional astrologer Chris Brennan.
Modern Love
Modern Love features top actors performing true stories of love, loss, and redemption. It has included performances by Kate Winslet, Uma Thurman, Angela Bassett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sterling K. Brown, and more. A collaboration between WBUR and The New York Times.
Ubuntu Podcast
Upbeat and family-friendly show including news, discussion, interviews and reviews from the Ubuntu, Linux and Open Source world.
(Order of stories changed to match how they originally aired each day, with stories from previous 6 programs included afterwards. See for details.)Hosted by Terry Gross, Fresh Air from WHYY is the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues. One of public radio's most popular programs, Fresh Air features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
Between the Ears
Celebrating 20 years of innovative and thought-provoking features that make adventurous use of sound and explore a wide variety of subjects. Made by leading radio producers
Smart machines based upon the principles of artificial intelligence and machine learning are now prevalent in our everyday life. For example, artificially intelligent systems recognize our voices, sort our pictures, make purchasing suggestions, and can automatically fly planes and drive cars. In this podcast series, we examine such questions such as: How do these devices work? Where do they come from? And how can we make them even smarter and more human-like? These are the questions which wi ...
We are The Gaming Discourse. We mostly talk about video games. Tyler would like to have a sports podcast one day but that's on the back burner. We have a weekly podcast where we cover the week's news in gaming as well as opinions, essays and reviews about video games uploaded on a weekly(ish) basis. Join us in our discourse. All opinions welcome.Links:Twitter/Facebook: @GamingDiscourse, www.gamingdiscourse.comTwitch: ...
Namon's Notes
Dauntless, fun, and thought-provoking, Namon’s Notes is a variety audio project (or podcast, if you want to call it that) illustrating stories from the personal essay column of the same name. Every episode uniquely presents a new thought or idea about the human experience — in 10 minutes or less. Created by Namon Eugene.
Here we talk about pressing Political and Cultural issues: The News, The Lies, The Left, and The Facts. Enjoy our short podcasts!
An Infinite Path
Formerly called Novelty Generators, these are discussions and essays on life growth and creativity. With sprinkles of occultism and esotericism.
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The February episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin includes interviews with cyclo-cross world championship silver medallist Lucinda Brand, Olympic gold medallist Katie Archibald and the recently retired Dani Rowe. Orla Chennaoui, Richard Moore and Rose Manley discuss the latest news, including a thrilling women’s race at the cyclo-cross worlds ...…
We're on to 1996, friends! For this episode we read a David Shields book, Remote, which is kind of a memoir, kind of a collection of creative nonfiction experiments, and kind of difficult to categorize. Mike bought it years ago, in college, before he knew anything about David Shields, and back then he found it a little confusing. Now, with more ...…
Today, more than 800,000 food products are certified kosher by the Orthodox Union. It all started with a chemist, a rabbi, a pickle company, and a brand of soda.
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This spiky tropical fruit is a staple across Polynesia and the Caribbean, and it might just wipe out world hunger.
Romero teams up with Dario Argento again for a horror two-header influenced by PoeBy (Christopher Brown).
Join us as we break down the lives of Oblina, Ickis, and Krumm of the Monster Academy underneath the New York City dump. Become a supporter of this podcast:
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The BBC series Dynasties examines the social lives of five animal species. Ken Tucker reviews new albums by Steve Gunn and Michael Chapman. Judith Grisel discusses the biological basis of addiction.
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"The one-arm cookbook genre finally finds its audience."
The Book of Mormon has been met with skepticism since its publication in 1830. Those not willing to accept Joseph Smith's account of the coming forth of the Book of Mormon have sought alternative explanations for its origins. These alternative theories (that Joseph Smith plagiarized certain books or manuscripts) have persisted, but suffer from ...…
Sarah Churchwell celebrates various leading men of the silver screen from the 1930s and 1940s.She says, "the truth is, I would have done five essays on Cary Grant, but my producer wouldn't let me... Grant embodied the unimaginable." He was also excellent at romantic comedy and drama, and this is now examined. Cherished even.Producer Duncan Minshull…
Melodie Corrigall is an eclectic Canadian writer whose work has appeared in Foliate Oak, Litro UK, Halfway Down the Stairs, Bethlehem Writers Roundtable, Corner Bar Magazine, Scarlet Leaf Review, Blue Lake Review, Subtle Fiction, Emerald Bolts and The Write Place at the Write Time (…
The director, who has been nominated for an Academy Award for his film BlacKkKlansman, spoke to Fresh Air in December 2017 about his Netflix series, She's Gotta Have It.
In 1993, Lorena Bobbitt made national headlines when she severed her husband's penis and threw it out a car window. A new documentary looks at the gender politics of the reactions to the incident.
First Reformed, which Schrader wrote and directed, is up for an Oscar for best screenplay. It tells the story of a divorced minister experiencing a crisis of faith. Originally broadcast June 12, 2018.
An epic new film by Colombian director Ciro Guerra taps into the family versus business tension captured in great American mob sagas like The Godfather and The Sopranos.
A lot of employers will ask you to submit a cover letter with your application. Knowing the purpose of a cover letter will help you write one that will stand out!
Sari Botton, Catherine Cusick, Danielle Jackson and Dana Snitzky share what they've been reading and nominate stories for the Top 5 Longreads of the week.
Guess thymus and pancreas don’t have the same ring.
This week, we discuss the fallout from layoffs at Activision Blizzard, recent Nintendo Direct news, and more controversy surrounding Playstation cross-play.-Music-The Gaming Discourse Intro - French 57Find More Podcasts:-iTunes: @thegamingdiscourseConnect wit ...…
Sarah Churchwell celebrates various leading men of the silver screen, from the 1930s and 1940s.Joel McCrea starred in westerns and crime capers and refused some movies if the characters did not possess moral fibre. So he turned down The Postman Always Rings Twice with Lana Turner. He said he wanted to be the regular guy who 'rode off into the s ...…
Book of Mormon researchers have come to different conclusions, but the information found in the Book of Mormon and the New Testament have helped researchers narrow the date to sometime in 5 B.C. or in the early months of 4 B.C.
Today, as we reflect on the annunciation of Christ’s birth to Joseph and Mary, we have not only the benefit of hindsight, but also the clear Book of Mormon prophecies, as well as modern revelation, allowing us to clearly see that “all the holy prophets” testified of Christ’s coming (Jacob 4:4; cf. Acts 3:18, 24).…
As Lincoln's birthday gives way to Presidents' Day, Fishko Files takes you back to the 1930s, when a remarkable partnership between culture and politics sought to inspire a population weakened by the Great Depression. Through movies, music, literature, and drama, America looked back to Lincoln. (Produced in 2017) Thomas Doherty is a cultural hi ...…
As Lincoln's birthday gives way to Presidents' Day, Fishko Files takes you back to the 1930s, when a remarkable partnership between culture and politics sought to inspire a population weakened by the Great Depression. Through movies, music, literature, and drama, America looked back to Lincoln. (Produced in 2017) Thomas Doherty is a cultural hi ...…
Executive producer Michael Gunton says following lions, chimps, tigers, painted wolves and emperor penguins for two years allowed filmmakers to capture the unique social dynamics of these animals.
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They may be only Band-Aids for the region’s food insecurity, but “blessings boxes” are popping up in more and more parts of Appalachia, dutifully refilled by local pastors, police officers, and anyone with a box of pasta to spare.
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