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Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (as well as a TV show and book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
 
When three high school students from modern-day Pennsylvania find themselves trapped in a world of wizards, elves, and feudal intrigue, they must learn to survive in their new surroundings, and undertake an epic quest to save the world from the encroaching forces of chaos. WARNING: This Audio Drama contains adult language, graphic descriptions of violence, and explicit discussions of sexuality. This is, of course, in the interest of historical realism. We hope you enjoy our story about wizar ...
 
Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedies and disasters throughout history. This is an interview show, spotlighting authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years, and whose stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.
 
The Quilting Life on the Written Page, as read to you by award-winning author Frances O'Roark Dowell (Birds in the Air, Margaret Goes Modern, Dovey Coe, Shooting the Moon). In Season One, Friendship Album, 1933, tells a heart-warming story of strangers brought together by quilting and made into family. In Season Two, Dowell reads Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall. First published in 1907 and set in rural western Kentucky in the late nineteenth century, the book recounts an elderly ...
 
Find out what makes great, arts-inspired fiction in a variety of genres, from mysteries to crime novels, historical fiction, thrillers, contemporary fiction, and more. Art In Fiction founder and author Carol M. Cram chats with some of the top novelists featured on Art In Fiction, a curated online database of books inspired by the arts. Discover your next great read and get valuable advice on what it takes to be a successful writer.
 
Greater Boston is a bi-monthly full-cast audio drama that blends the real and the unreal, the historical and the fantastical. It all begins with the death of Leon Stamatis, a man for whom the least hint of uncertainty makes life unbearable. But by leaving the world, he has irrevocably changed it. Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason. A production of ThirdSight Media LLC.
 
In the early 1960s, a doctor at a mental ward sheds his ethical restraints in an effort to pioneer a new form of "mental cleansing" at the behest of a private research group. The Control Group is a chilling, 10-part historical fiction for mature audiences. Listener discretion is advised due to realistic depictions of violence and graphic sexuality. Binge the entire season now with headphones for a fully immersive experience.
 
What's CODE SWITCH? It's the fearless conversations about race that you've been waiting for! Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race head-on. We explore how it impacts every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, sports and everything in between. This podcast makes ALL OF US part of the conversation — because we're all part of the story. "We're talking to people who have been marginalized and underrepresented for so long, who are so hungry ...
 
Mission Log is a Roddenberry Entertainment podcast with the sole purpose of exploring the Star Trek universe one episode at a time. That’s right, this podcast will cover six different series and 30 seasons of television by journeying into every one of the 726 episodes with a single mission: to explore, debate and discuss one of the largest science fiction phenomena of all time, Star Trek. Starting with The Original Series’ initial pilot and continuing chronologically until we reach the last ...
 
An original short-stories podcast for those who crave escapism from the chaotic energies of the modern world. Written, performed and produced by Calum Bannerman, each episode features a brand-new short-story, sometimes sci-fi, romance or fantasy, sometimes historical fiction or horror. Calum's stories are reminiscent of those a wandering bard might once have told, to a group of villagers gathered around the fire. New episodes are released every three weeks. Episode #1 launches Sunday 10th Ja ...
 
McGillicuddy and Murder’s Pawn Shop is set in 1921. Maude, the main character and narrator, gets a diary and begins to write in it. The only problem is, her life is boring. She types all day until her fingers are sore, and then comes home, sleeps, and does it all over again. She wishes her life was an adventure. And it isn’t. That is, until one day, when she discovers an unusual pawn shop. She finds a tiny fragment of china—with nothing on it but a bright blue eye. Maude takes the china eye ...
 
Author Linda Riesenberg Fisler reads her Blind Series novels. What if something so drastically extreme--the unthinkable--happened within the US Government, that what happens next could change the course of history? Starting in 1964, Blind Intentions, the listener is introduced to the three main characters of the series. This historical mystery/thriller/political intrigue series is kind of like Jason Bourne meets the Good Wife in the West Wing! Start your journey with us today!
 
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Science Weekly podcast will now explore some of the crucial scientific questions about Covid-19. Led by its usual hosts Ian Sample, Hannah Devlin and Nicola Davis, as well as the Guardian's health editor Sarah Boseley, we’ll be taking questions – some sent by you – to experts on the frontline of the global outbreak. Send us your questions here: theguardian.com/covid19questions
 
Rereading the Stone is a weekly discussion of historical Chinese literature and philosophy, currently focusing on the Qing dynastic Classic novel Dream of the Red Chamber (Hong lou meng 紅樓夢) also known as Story of the Stone (Shitou ji 石頭記). Rereading the Stone emphasizes dynamic, self-referential, and psychoanalytical approaches to conceptualizing literature, philosophy, art, aesthetics, and history.
 
Outliers is an historic fiction podcast that explores how big events filter down and are viewed and shaped by the people in the shadows. Themes of otherness, change, gender and the meaning of power are explored through the eyes of characters who have not traditionally held the historic limelight. Enjoy this anthology of stories from award-winning contemporary writers as they reveal the people hiding in the shadows of real events, at some of the greatest palaces ever built. Historic Royal Pal ...
 
Ever wanted to learn how to sword fight? Want to take a peak behind the curtain of the work of some of competitive sword fighting's biggest names and personalities? Blades for Dayz talks about everything from Historical European Martial Arts to reenactment to the tropes fantasy fiction and sci-fi and much more.
 
Welcome to the Mystery or History podcast with cohosts Emma and Annie! Through this podcast, there are going to be times when we challenge ideas that have historically been considered fact. What throughout history have we missed? How would our current lives be changed if we found out new historical information? Join us as we explore hidden legends, stories, and people. You may be surprised whether you fall on the side of Mystery or the side of History.
 
Lit Wallflowers is an official, unofficial Historical Romance book review podcast presented by Toni Rose and Wendy Woo. Every week they take themes from a Historical Romance and relate it back to how it can be applied to life in modern times! Then they Pot-Tail with a whiskey of the series and discuss all things Bookstagram and Romance! For more content, giveaways, and bonus material follow @litwallflowerspodcast on Instagram and Facebook, and @Lit_Wallflowers on Twitter!
 
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Christian Historical Fiction Talk is listener supported. When you buy things through this site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Shadows of the White City by Jocelyn Green The one thing Sylvie Townsend wants most is what she feared she was destined never to have--a family of her own. But taking in Polish immigrant Rose Dabrowski to raise and lo…
 
Everywhere young Russian noblewoman Darya Sheremeteva turns, someone in her circle of family and friends reminds her that she exists to serve a single purpose: to marry a powerful man selected by her male relatives and bear children, preferably sons, to continue his line. But after years in isolation nursing her elderly father, Darya questions whet…
 
Jeff & Will welcome Zoë & Kelsey from the “Tea & Strumpets” podcast to talk about historical romance. The conversation ranges from why historicals can provide an escape, their favorite tropes in the genre along with some of their favorite books featuring m/m and f/f pairings. Of course, the hit Netflix regency romance “Bridgerton” is also discussed…
 
It's time for the first mid-month book news check-in of the year! On this episode, we go over the latest book and publishing news in Asian American literature for January 2021, as well as look towards some of our most anticipated releases for the new year. Now you can support Books & Boba and Asian American authors by buying books on our bookshop p…
 
Ian Sample and producer Madeleine discuss what science, outside of the pandemic, they’ll be looking out for in 2021. Joined by Prof Gillian Wright and the Guardian’s global environment editor Jonathan Watts, they explore exciting space missions and critical climate change conferences. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/scien…
 
Bonus Content! By popular request, check out our summary episode for chapters 1 through 12 of Hong lou meng 紅樓夢 Dream of the Red Chamber! This is mostly a plot summary for clarification and review, but we also talk a little here and there, giving general reflections on and reactions to the progress of the novel so far. Be sure to comment and tell u…
 
The Dominion keeps sending ships through the wormhole, threatening the safety of DS9 and the Alpha Quadrant. Captain Sisko orders the entry to be mined which only drives Weyoun to take the station by force. It's the eve of war, and the end of season 5, when Call to Arms goes into the Mission Log. Sponsored by - take 10% off your order with code 'MI…
 
The doctor's first rule is "do no harm" --but rules were meant to be broken. In the heart-pounding new thriller from international bestselling author Katrine Engberg, detective Jeppe Korner hunts a killer through the city. Bodies drained of blood are found in the public fountains around Copenhagen, and the clues lead to the Butterfly House, a priva…
 
The emergence of more infectious variants of Sars-CoV-2 has raised questions about just how long our vaccines will remain effective for. Although there is little evidence that the current vaccines won’t work against the new variants, as the virus continues to mutate scientists are preparing themselves for having to make changes to the vaccines in r…
 
In 2013 James Howells threw out a computer hard drive containing bitcoin. Last week he again asked his local council for permission to dig for it at his local dump as he believes it is now worth about £200m. The Guardian’s UK technology editor, Alex Hern, looks at the rise of bitcoin and whether it should be banned. Help support our independent jou…
 
A turning point in Hong lou meng 紅樓夢 Dream of the Red Chamber, Rereading the Stone is there for when Xifeng takes on new managerial responsibilities and as cracks appear in the Ning household façade, Jia Zhen and You Shi each acting peculiar in unique ways. We also put on our economic historian caps for a moment to weigh out some of the most signif…
 
In a world obsessed with fairytale endings, the most iconic type of setting for those stories turns out to also be home to some of the darkest histories around. ———————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: The Great Courses Plus: Hundreds of topics taught by professors and experts, all in one enormous video library. Listen or watch on your compu…
 
Wendy and Toni hope episode two also made everyone feel as if they’ve gone through an emotional roller coaster. The show starts with a past event that brought Simon into this world. The flashbacks correlated with present events giving us a better understanding of the current Duke of Hastings. Horrifying events that young Simon went through portrays…
 
As the latest wave of Covid infections hits hospitals, wards are nearing capacity and oxygen supplies are straining at the volume of new patients. The Guardian’s Helen Pidd spent a day at Milton Keynes University hospital to witness the crisis up close. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus…
 
Martin Luther King did so much more for American society, and wanted so much more from the US government and US elite, than most people realize. Popular history has airbrushed out far too much about his life and work. Professor Phil Nash reminds us of the importance of King’s work, especially during the forgotten period between his 1963 “I Have a D…
 
Murder on the Orient Express, written by Agatha Christie in 1933 and published the following year, is perhaps her seminal work. It is also possibly the work most directly inspired by a true crime case, the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby. This episode explores the novel and several related true crime cases as well as the use of forensic…
 
Anne Lister’s Courtship ScriptsThe Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 192 with Heather Rose Jones A guided tour through the relationships of a Regency-era lesbian. In this episode we talk about: The context of Anne Lister’s life Flirtations, courtships, and sexual relationships A detailed chronology and progression of Anne’s relationship with…
 
This week, Donald Trump sanctioned the execution of the only woman on federal death row: Lisa Montgomery. She was the 11th prisoner to be killed since the president restarted federal executions in July last year. The Guardian US’s Ed Pilkington looks at why Trump has carried out more federal executions than any other president in almost 200 years. …
 
In late August of 1876, an eighty-two-year-old Methodist minister, William England, his wife Selena, and two of their children were slaughtered on their North Texas farm. Selena, on her deathbed, insisted that one of the murderers was their neighbor, Ben Krebs, with whom they had suffered some ongoing troubles. But was he the actual killer, or did …
 
Thank you for listening! To experience more adventure and support the show: www.minervasweeneywren.com Follow @megmccauleyink on Instagram and Twitter Give a dollar and become magic: patreon.com/sweeneywren Visit the store: https://www.threadless.com/shop/@McGillicuddyandMurdersPawnShop Intro music by Darren Curtis: www.darrencurtismusic.com…
 
This episode is packed with book reviews as the guys discuss “Roommate” by Sarina Bowen, “The Uncut Wood” by Slade James and three books in the “Rosavia Royals” series: “Throne Together” by Zoe Dawn, “In His Court” by Max Rowan and “Barely Regal” by E. Davies. Complete shownotes for episode 282 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com. Big Gay Fiction Podca…
 
Jake has his eye on the perfect thing to cheer up his dad - a 20th century baseball card. When he loses it at auction though, Nog hatches a scheme to get it back. They might be in over their heads, but will all be well that ends well? In the Cards goes into the Mission Log. Sponsored by - 15% off your order with our link Sponsored by - take 10% off…
 
The new Covid variant, B117, is rapidly spreading around the UK and has been detected in many other countries. Although it is about 50% more infectious than previous variants, B117 does not seem to cause more severe disease or be immune to current vaccines. Yet it has raised concerns over how the virus may adapt to our antibodies and vaccines in th…
 
Ugandans go to the polls today to elect a new president. Can a charismatic young musician end three and a half decades of rule by a strongman? Freelance reporter Samuel Okiror has been following Bobi Wine’s campaign to defeat Yoweri Museveni. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus…
 
Christian Historical Fiction Talk is listener supported. When you buy things through this site, we may earn an affiliate commission. We chat with author Laura Frantz about her latest release, Tidewater Bride, which is inspired by Pocahontas. Selah Hopewell seems to be the only woman in the Virginia colony who has no wish to wed. True, there are too…
 
Over the course of the pandemic, scientists have been monitoring emerging genetic changes to Sars-Cov-2. Mutations occur naturally as the virus replicates but if they confer an advantage – like being more transmissible – that variant of the virus may go on to proliferate. This was the case with the ‘UK’ or B117 variant, which is about 50% more cont…
 
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