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Vox Conversations brings you weekly discussions between the brightest minds and the deepest thinkers; conversations that will cause you to question old assumptions and think about the world and our role in it in a new light, including five years' worth of episodes hosted by Vox co-founder Ezra Klein.
 
When long-time friends George Ezra and Ollie MN both experienced issues with mental health, they found comfort in opening up to one another about what they were going through. Phone A Friend is a podcast that captures their candid and light-hearted chats, with the intention of encouraging the listener to start conversations of their own. Each episode, George and Ollie will share the ups and downs of their week and discuss how to balance mental health concerns with the other stresses of daily ...
 
Had it not been for the introduction of podcasts into my life, my second album could well have been ready six months sooner. Who knows, maybe even seven. The world of podcasts has been an extremely welcome and comforting distraction from reality. Listening to interesting people talk to other interesting people about interesting things. New ideas, old ideas, thinkers and dreamers. A lot of the shows I enjoy are comedians talking to other comedians, candid accounts of their experiences in the ...
 
Improvised comedy with the premise of being a medical education podcast. Typical episodes include a medical topic, short sketches, and a strange guest. Listen as Dr. London Smith (.com) and his producer Cameron discuss medical topics with guests that Cameron finds. Not so boring! Co-Created by: Cameron Clark, Cassie Walker, Dylan Walker. Created by: London Smith.
 
Probably Britain's Greatest Star Wars Podcast! Join Matt Hudson and Luke Bligh each week for in-depth Star Wars discussion, opinion, and banter as well as spicy listener contributions and galactic-themed games. For everything Sessions, head to starwarssessions.co.uk. Support the show via Patreon at patreon.com/starwarssessions. Find Star Wars Sessions on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and YouTube. Contact us at hellothere@starwarssessions.co.uk.
 
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On this episode we discuss the Obi Wan Kenobi series set video leak, the recent official media hints of Qui-Gon Jinn's return, and the conflicting unofficial news reports about Thrawn, Ezra, and more character that are inevitably heading to live-action Star Wars! Stephen Ellis from BSR fills in for James this week to help us tackle all of the madne…
 
Listen as Dr. London Smith (.com) and his producer Cameron discuss Hemochromatosis with Talullah Bellamy (Georgia Smith). Not so boring! https://www.patreon.com/join/jockdocpodcast Hosts: London Smith, Cameron Clark. Guest: Georgia Smith. Produced by: Dylan Walker Created by: London SmithBy Greetings From The South
 
Air Date 4/10/2021 Today we take a look at the need for a modern assessment of the corporate monopolies who dominate our online and offline experiences, including seeing the negative consequences of monopolies through a racial justice lens. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Transcript MEMBERSHIP,…
 
Air Date: 4-8-21 BECOME A MEMBER TO HEAR THE FULL VERSION Today, I am joined by Amanda, Erin and Deon to discuss: - The great shames of the nation - A comparison between Korean-language and English-language coverage of the Atlanta shootings - When it comes to catalyzing a will to change, seeing is believing (and motivating) - The GOP culture wars a…
 
All eyes are keenly focused on the long-awaited trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. Today, doctors take the stand for the defense, arguing that Chauvin acted beyond reasonable force and police procedure. Former federal prosecutor Laura Coates and former police chief Donald De Lucca unpack the evidence being laid out and how what …
 
On this episode we speculate on the Empire's presence in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series beyond Darth Vader. We also answer questions in our segment Will of the Force like - Will Anakin's lightsaber be ignited in the Kenobi series and will Obi-Wan use it?We close things out by featuring your tweets in #ResistanceTransmissions. The Resistance base is open…
 
Writer and Vox contributor Anne Helen Petersen talks with poet and novelist Patricia Lockwood about the experience of being extremely online. They discuss Lockwood's book No One Is Talking About This, writing and religious upbringing, the parts of life perfectly suited to the internet, and the human experiences that glitch the system. Learn more ab…
 
The Bad Batch is under a month away and with a new trailer dropping, we're diving into the footage, the series, and what we think is going to go down - plus we take YOUR thoughts and end by finding out what species Luke really is... For all your Sessions needs, head to starwarssessions.co.uk // Find and support us on PATREON at patreon.com/starwars…
 
Before he was California Poet Laureate or leading the National Endowment for the Arts, Dana Gioia marketed Jell-O. Possessing both a Stanford MBA and a Harvard MA, he combined his creativity and facility with numbers to climb the corporate ladder at General Foods to the second highest rung before abruptly quitting to become a poet and writer. That …
 
Air Date 6/17/2020 Today we take a look at the uprising sparked by the killing of George Floyd in the context of a world in which that event was just the last straw in an innumerable series of straws. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com MEMBERSHIP, Gift Memberships and Donations! (Get AD FREE Shows…
 
On this episode we discuss the cast of the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, including the return of Owen and Beru, which means we are definitely getting a 10-year-old Luke Skywalker in the series. We also talk about Jar Jar not returning, The Bad Batch trailer, and Erin Kellyman's hopes to once again play Enfys Nest if Lucasfilm decides to #MakeSolo2Happen. …
 
After a difficult week, George’s baby blues are missing their trademark twinkle. The boys share some news, discuss ska’s disappearance from the pop charts, and hear from some listeners about how they’re coping with the reopening of schools. Subscribe now to get new episodes of Phone A Friend every week, and don’t forget to rate and review too. Visi…
 
Believing that medicine is more art than science, Dr Rangan Chatterjee’s MO is understanding how lifestyle factors like upbringing, social status, stress levels, sleep, and even phone use might be affecting your physical and mental health. In this chat with Fearne, they talk through lots of practical methods that’ll help you understand and alter th…
 
Air Date 4/03/2021 Today we take a look at the need for reform to our gun laws through the lens of the recent mass shootings. Support for various reform measures reaches as high as 90% approval in the US, making it one of the most stark examples of our broken, unresponsive, undemocratic government. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999…
 
On this episode we speculate on what Obi-Wan Kenobi we're going to get in the upcoming Disney Plus series, as Ewan McGregor has acknowledged he needs to work his way closer to the Alec Guinness version of the character as the timeline for his series is much closer to Guinness's Kenobi timeframe. We also bring back our segment One With the Force whe…
 
Luke is coming at you with a special announcement so tune in and check it out...! For all your Sessions needs, head to starwarssessions.co.uk // Find and support us on PATREON at patreon.com/starwarssessions // Don’t forget to rate, review, subscribe, and share! You can find us on Twitter (@starwarssession) and Instagram (@starwarssessions) so come…
 
Vox's Worldly host Zack Beauchamp talks with author and New Statesman editor Emily Tamkin about the life and legacy of George Soros. How did a Hungarian billionaire philanthropist become the No. 1 boogeyman of right-wing nationalist movements on both sides of the Atlantic? They unpack the meaning of the smear campaign against him, and the inherent …
 
In this first installment of a two-part episode, host Joe Rubenstein explores the action-packed early life of Steve McQueen and discusses three of his best films of the 1960s: "The Magnificent Seven," "The Great Escape," and "The Cincinnati Kid." Tons of behind-the-scenes trivia and analysis. More info: gothamvariety.com | Follow Us at Facebook.com…
 
Air Date 3/31/2021 Today we take a look at the history of anti-Asian hate in America dating back to the very first racially discriminatory immigration law, the ramifications of our imperial exploits in the Philippines, the pattern of lynchings, the myth of the "model minority" and the role of White Supremacy to keep everyone in their roles and Whit…
 
We're joined by Mark Newbold from Fantha Tracks to chat about George Lucas' personal vision for the Prequel Trilogy (based on an article Mark wrote) and whether he was correct in pursuing his vision ahead of other directions. We also hear YOUR thoughts and end on a game of "NEWBOLD or OLDCOLD" For all your Sessions needs, head to starwarssessions.c…
 
On this episode we discuss Kevin Feige confirming once again that he is not secretly running things behind the scenes at Lucasfilm, and give our takes on why this rumor seems to keep popping up. We also talk about the future of Star Wars visual effects as the content calendar will be expanding, and how the Acolyte series didn't disrupt anything fro…
 
Listen as Dr. London Smith (.com) and his producer Cameron discuss Pseudomembranous Colitis with Jimmy French Stewart (Matt Hellyer). Not so boring! https://www.patreon.com/join/jockdocpodcast Hosts: London Smith, Cameron Clark. Guest: Matt Hellyer. Produced by: Dylan Walker Created by: London SmithBy Greetings From The South
 
This week, Brit Award recipient George Ezra moves a pile of mud from one side of a field to the other. Meanwhile, disassembling a piece of furniture ruins Ollie’s week. Subscribe now to get new episodes of Phone A Friend every week, and don’t forget to rate and review too. Visit Mind’s website for information and support on the subject of mental he…
 
Air Date 3/28/2021 Today we take a look at the progress being made on the effort to reform and defund the police in America as well as the reignited campaign to make society safe for women in the wake of the Sarah Everard murder in the UK. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Transcript MEMBERSHIP, …
 
Unexplainable is a new podcast from Vox about everything we don’t know. Each week, the team look at the most fascinating unanswered questions in science and the mind-bending ways scientists are trying to answer them. New episodes drop every Wednesday. Learn more: vox.com/unexplainable Listen on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/…
 
Air Date: 3-26-21 Sign up for a membership to hear the full show! Today, I am joined by Amanda, Erin and Deon to discuss: - Traumatizing Nick from CA's child - The unfounded universal expertise of engineers - The toxicity and profitability of nostalgia - How the threat of cannibalism disproves slippery slope arguments - Our national return to the n…
 
Paola Ramos, VICE Correspondent, tells Christiane Amanpour about her new report from Colombia's border with Panama on the dangerous journeys migrants take to reach the U.S. Nasser Alkidwa, former Palestinian Foreign Minister, discusses his new independent party and the upcoming elections. Our Michel Martin talks to Tracie Keesee and Phillip Atiba G…
 
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