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There’s more news and less comprehension today than any historical period that didn’t involve literal witch trials, and trying to stay on top of it all can feel like playing a game of telephone with 30 people, except everyone’s speaking at the same time and like a third of them are openly racist for some reason. From Cracked co-founder Jack O’Brien, THE DAILY ZEITGEIST is stepping into that fray with some of the funniest and smartest comedic and journalistic minds around. Jack and co-host Mi ...
 
Our podcast breaks the mold of don't ask don't tell about the video game industry. We give everyone the real inside look at what its like to be a professional game developer, Every week we'll interview pro and indie developers, we'll talk jobs, studios, salaries and of course crunch horror stories. Tune in! Hosted by Brandon Pham
 
Sacred Symbols: A PlayStation Podcast is a weekly show all about PS5, PS4, PS Vita, and PSVR. Co-hosted by games industry veteran Colin Moriarty and comedian Chris "Ray Gun" Maldonado, Sacred Symbols aims to both inform and entertain, going through the news of the day, scouring the most recent games, and taking plenty of questions and comments from the audience. New episodes post each Monday. To get early access to each episode, support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/colinslaststand. Lin ...
 
How can you avoid trespassing while playing Pokemon GO? Is "To Catch a Predator" entrapment? Can you use a spring gun in the fall? Lawyer Mike Meadows and his dude like brother-in-law Tommy Smirl tackle the pressing issues of the day in a legal podcast geared to educate and entertain lawyers and non-lawyers alike.
 
Retro Game Club is a podcast about retro gaming with a focus on programming, emulation, and projects you can do at home. Each episode, we will have two games you can play with us and give us feedback before the next episode. We will also have a topic or project of the week that will be the focus of the conversation.
 
From the newsrooms of The Age and SMH, Please Explain gives you a daily insight into the stories that drive the nation. Please take the time to rate & review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. We love to hear your thoughts and it makes it easier for the rest of the podcast world to find us. Become a subscriber: our supporters power our newsrooms and are critical for the sustainability of news coverage. Becoming a subscriber also gets you exclusive behind-the-scenes content a ...
 
Elite Dangerous Podcast from America!! We dive into the galaxy that is Elite: Dangerous and bring you news, tips, guides, opinions, and some crazy stuff now and then. All about the best space sim ever made, Elite: Dangerous. https://discord.gg/wdvDN6g https://www.twitch.tv/LooseScrewsED https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1PY6zxB8Y-fD4F8FbAhoWg
 
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Episode Notes Welcome back to The MinnMax Show! On this week's episode, we're joined by Bloomberg's Jason Schreier to talk about his recent story revealing that Naughty Dog is now working on a remake of The Last of Us and that Days Gone 2 isn't happening at Sony Bend. Then Janet Garcia and Kyle Hilliard join the show to talk about the most interest…
 
Season 3 Episode 13 Episode 85 News: Canceled arcade game Clockwork Aquario releasing soon Wind Waker Speedrunners Finally Found A Way To Skip Cutscenes Best Year in Gaming: 1991 is the year that the 16-bit era came of age The graphics cards that helped define PC gaming Super Coder Speeds Up Yet Another SNES Classic Review: Evercade Retro Handheld …
 
John Rentoul, Chief Political Commentator at the Independent begins the show telling Mike how great it is that life is slowly returning to normal with the easing of lockdown. Lucy Beresford, Relationship Expert and Mike discuss if people have reached breaking point after being locked down for so long. Julia Jones, Co-Founder John’s Campaign shares …
 
Christopher Snowden, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the IEA begins the show discussing PM Boris Johnson's claims that lockdown, not the vaccine, is behind the decline in Covid deaths. Jennie Bond, former Royal Correspondent shares with Mike her memories of Prince Philip ahead of his funeral on Saturday. Neil Oliver, Archaeologist and TV Presenter t…
 
Mike is joined by Kevin O'Sullivan for a special broadcast from the Horseshoe Inn pub to celebrate the reopening of the pubs. Royal reporter Rupert Bell discusses the details of Prince Philip's funeral. talkRADIO Breakfast Presenter Julia Hartley-Brewer tells the pair how significant the reopening of pubs and shops is. Toby Young, General Secretary…
 
Biden ready pack Supreme Court. Trump says they will "get what they deserve"The Duran: Episode 942They'll "Get What They Deserve" - Trump Blasts "Pathetic" Supremes As Biden Court-Packing Loomshttps://www.zerohedge.com/markets/theyll-get-what-they-deserve-trump-blasts-pathetic-supremes-biden-court-packing-looms#SCOTUS #Biden #Trump #TheDuran…
 
Few believe President Joe Biden’s withdrawal plan is wise; it is already prompting allied forces to go. We ask about the risks of that untimely vacuum. Much climate-change angst focuses on carbon dioxide, but addressing sources of methane would be an easy way to slow warming—and even to save money. And Bhutan’s world-beating vaccination drive took …
 
In episode 858, Jack and Miles are joined by Sparkleside Chats with Magical Girl Ayu's Ayumi Shinozaki to discuss forging vaccine passports, anti-trans bills in Texas and more, Colton Underwood, the new Fast 9 trailer, the scam that is White Claw, and more! FOOTNOTES: I Forged New York’s Digital Vaccine Passport in 11 Minutes Flat Introducing bills…
 
For the next five weeks, SSEAC Stories will be hosting a mini-series of podcasts on research partnerships in Southeast Asia. In the context of COVID-19, it has become clear that working in partnership is a critical part of being able to do research in Southeast Asia. Through interviews with University of Sydney academics working across all discipli…
 
Successful word-coinages--those that stay in currency for a good long time--tend to conceal their beginnings. We take them at face value and rarely when and where they were first minted. Engaging, illuminating, and authoritative, Ralph Keyes's The Hidden History of Coined Words (Oxford University Press, 2021) explores the etymological underworld of…
 
Changan Jie, or Long Peace Street, stretches across central Beijing. Along it are several critical historical sites, including Zhongnanhai, Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City: all important to Beijing’s history as the center of Imperial, Republican and then Communist China. Jonathan Chatwin, in his book Long Peace Street: A Walk in Modern Chin…
 
Apps have transformed dating from a mysterious adventure into a daily chore. Young, single, college-educated women are sick and tired of competing for a shrinking supply of guys. And marriage-material men, long expected to take the lead when it comes to asking women out, are suddenly balking at making the first move, fearing they'll come across as …
 
In an era of increasing social isolation, platforms like Facebook and Twitter are among the most important tools we have to understand each other. We use social media as a mirror to decipher our place in society but, as Christopher A. Bail explains, it functions more like a prism that distorts our identities, empowers status-seeking extremists, and…
 
Mehmet the Conqueror shook Europe to its foundations when he captured Constantinople in 1453 and, over the next decades, the Ottoman sultan continued his westward advance through the Balkans and the Mediterranean. But one Albanian fortress became an “unexpected bone in Mehmed’s throat” (xviii). David Hosaflook’s The Siege of Shkodra is the first En…
 
Today I talked to Eric Rupp about his book The Transformational Travel Journal: Your Guide to Creating a Life-Changing Journey (TTC, 2020). Eric Rupp is a founding partner at the Transformational Travel Council, and runs an insightful naturalist guiding company. He’s a traveler, storyteller, an engineer, a carpenter, a designer, and a woodsman. He’…
 
If health policy truly seeks to improve population health and reduce health disparities, addressing homelessness must be a priority. Homelessness is a public health problem. Nearly a decade after the great recession of 2008, homelessness rates are once again rising across the United States, with the number of persons experiencing homelessness surpa…
 
Political Theorist and activist Dana Mill’s latest new book, Rosa Luxemburg (Reaktion Books, 2020), is part of an extensive series of books published by Reaktion Books, Ltd, which focuses both on the ideas or creations and the lives of many leading cultural figures of the modern period. These volumes are not long, but they are thorough, and they he…
 
The horror of the battlefield is fresh for Princess Askia. She’s just been forced to flee her kingdom, the northern country of Seravesh, where her cousin now rules under the protection of the Emperor of Roven. All that remains of her army is a loyal general and her last remaining legion, the Black Wolves—not enough to protect her former kingdom fro…
 
Welcome to The Academic Life. You are smart and capable, but you aren’t an island, and neither are we. So we reached across our mentor network to bring you podcasts on everything from how to finish that project, to how to take care of your beautiful mind. Wish we’d bring in an expert about something? Email us at cgessler@gmail.com or dr.danamalone@…
 
Economist, data journalist, and best-selling author Seth Stephens-Davidowitz uses data from the internet to gain new insights into the human psyche. In his new book Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are (HarperCollins, 2017), Seth has used Google searches to measure racism, self-induced aborti…
 
Welcome to The Academic Life. You are smart and capable, but you aren’t an island, and neither are we. So we reached across our mentor network to bring you podcasts on everything from how to finish that project, to how to take care of your beautiful mind. Wish we’d bring in an expert about something? Email us at cgessler@gmail.com or dr.danamalone@…
 
How did Indonesia’s labour movement go from being small and divided at the demise of the New Order regime in 1998 to play lead parts in politics some two decades later? What lessons have labour organizers learned along the way? And what lessons can we draw from Indonesia relevant to industrial organizing elsewhere? Informed by over a decade of mult…
 
We’re 100 days out from the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics and the list of things we still don’t know about what the games will look like is long. Japan’s vaccine rollout has been slower than games organisers would like, and there has been a recent surge in cases. Questions also hang over the possible vaccination of the Australian team. On …
 
Kim Potter, the police officer who shot Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, has been charged with second-degree manslaughter. Is that a fair charge? And the mayor of Brooklyn Center says that police officers don't "necessarily" need to be armed during routine traffic stops. Because nothing dangerous could happen during a routine traffic st…
 
We've got a handful of Street Fighter 5 characters that are just more fun to play and explore now that the game's meta has shifted. Find out who they are and exactly why you should consider giving them a second chance. Timestamps 01:47 - Setting the stage: The shift in meta means new ways to approach the game 06:00 - Necalli: old main, new approach…
 
On this edition of Geist & Dolls Jack and Miles discuss Bernie Madoff passing away, Nomadland's Amazon controversy, Kim Potter's manslaughter charges, Anthony Edwards not knowing who A-Rod is, Texas' rolling blackouts, and Eric Adams' absurd video. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
While it might seem like any other year in the city’s history, 1974 was a huge year for Los Angeles, particularly in pop culture. It was a year in which a handful of pioneering and legendary figures in the fields of film, TV, and music that were all indicators of the changing social, cultural and political demographics of America. Legendary films l…
 
Several state lawmakers have signed on to a new bill that would offer California households free financial services— a move that could help families navigate the economic fallout from the pandemic. If it’s passed, the bill would create BankCal, the first state government program in the nation to offer universal consumer banking. Through the program…
 
A use-of-force expert testified that former Officer Derek Chauvin was justified in pinning George Floyd to the ground because of his frantic resistance, contradicting a parade of authorities from both inside and outside the Minneapolis Police Department. Taking the stand at Chauvin’s murder trial for the defense Tuesday, Barry Brodd, a former Santa…
 
Grupo Televisa, Mexico’s largest television network, announced Tuesday it is joining with U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster Univision to form a third company that will produce content for both that will be the “definitive global leader in Spanish-language media.” The new company will be known as TelevisaUnivision. Both firms have been struggling to…
 
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Tim Brewer from UCLA. Today’s topics include: OC will offer digital vaccine record as an option, not a mandate Regular exercise may help protect against severe COVID-19 CDC advisers will meet today about the J&J COVID-19 vaccine Why ar…
 
Today on the Matt Walsh Show, as rioters continue to destroy Minneapolis over the death of Daunte Wright, the full truth about Wright’s death, and his life, is finally coming out. Wright was wanted by police after robbing a woman at gunpoint and choking her. Does that detail matter? I say it does, and I’ll explain why. Plus our Five Headlines, incl…
 
Orange County officials have announced that they are launching a "vaccine passport" system to make people feel "safe." While Biden has claimed no interest in a federal system, will increasing pressure, primarily from "blue" states, push the Administration to change its tune? Which state or county is next to demand us to "show your papers!"?Subscrib…
 
Biden rings up "killer" Putin. Joe needs help out of Ukraine messThe Duran: Episode 940Biden invites Putin to crunch summit amid deteriorating ties between Russia & US, as American warships chart course for Black Seahttps://www.rt.com/russia/520928-biden-invites-putin-summit/10% OFF ALL HOODIES. Use code HOODIE10 at checkout. https://drnshop.com/ #…
 
The troops and hardware piling up at the border are probably just posturing. But look closely: Russia’s military is swiftly getting better-equipped and better-trained. Outsized inflation numbers in America are partly a statistical quirk—but also a sign of the tricky balance pandemic-era policymakers must navigate. And why you may soon be getting a …
 
In episode 857, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Couples Therapy co-host Andy Beckerman to discuss the GOP flip-flopping on corporations, the history of the taser in the context of racial oppression, Biden's unnecessary thoughts on looting, Usher bucks, and more! FOOTNOTES: Conservatives: When We Said Corporations Are People, We Didn’t Mea…
 
What is the power and significance of mindfulness and similar practices in conflict zones and conflict situations? Does a person need to challenge the norms and authority of the society and the attachment to nationality in order to seriously meditate? Is it possible to teach meditation and still encourage young people to serve in the military? What…
 
Anita Hardon's Chemical Youth: Navigating Uncertainty in Search of the Good Life (Palgrave MacMillan, 2020) explores how young people engage with chemical substances in their everyday lives. It builds upon and supplements a large body of literature on young people’s use of drugs and alcohol to highlight the subjectivities and socialities that chemi…
 
David Brophy's translation of Muhammad Sadiq Kashghari's In Remembrance of the Saints: The Rise and Fall of an Inner Asian Sufi Dynasty (Columbia University Press, 2021) represents the first comprehensive translation of the text into English. The translation includes a detailed introduction that not only contextualizes the text and its author, but …
 
In the concluding episode, Richard K. Miller, Olin College of Engineering President Emeritus, discusses how Olin has shared the key learnings from this innovative higher ed start-up, hosting over 800 groups from around the world who’ve come to observe what makes Olin so successful, and his current focus on translating these lessons about the value …
 
Jeremy Black, one of the most prolific and punchy of historians of modern Britain, has written a new account of a period on which he has previously published. A Brief History of Britain 1851-2021: From World Power to ? (Robinson, 2021) traces an arc of decline and opportunity, from the confidence that was reflected in the Crystal Palace’s Great Exh…
 
The Muhammad Avatāra: Salvation History, Translation, and the Making of Bengali Islam (Oxford University Press, 2021) reveals the powerful role of vernacular translation in the Islamization of Bengal.Its focus is on examines the magnificent seventeenth-century Nabīvaṃśa of SaiyadSultān, who lived in Arakanese-controlled Chittagong to affirm the pow…
 
Today we are joined by Bruce Berglund, author of The Fastest Game in the World: Hockey and the Globalization of Sports (University of California Press, 2020). In this sweeping look at hockey, Bruce Berglund examines how a niche sport became a global favorite. Hockey has crossed cultures from North America to Europe and Asia, and has been a politica…
 
Oksana Kis’s Survival as Victory: Ukrainian Women in the Gulag (Harvard Series in Ukrainian Studies, Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University Press, 2021) fundamentally contributes to the Gulag studies through its essential intervention into the conventional framework of researching the Gulag as a system of measures to control the individua…
 
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