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New episodes come out every Monday and Wednesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers. Netflix vs. HBO. Nike vs. Adidas. Business is war. Sometimes the prize is your wallet or your attention. Sometimes, it’s just the fun of beating the other guy. The outcome of these battles shapes what we buy and how we live. Business Wars gives you the unauthorized, real story of what drives these companies and their leaders, inventors, investors and executives to new heights -- or t ...
 
A modern history podcast inspired by the lyrics of Billy Joel. Billy didn’t just write an unforgettable smash-hit with ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’, he also created the most fascinating, random and original history of the post-war world. Each episode, a new lyric and a fresh subject, all presented by Katie Puckrik and Tom Fordyce. It's politics, rock 'n' roll, sport, space, television, the Cold War, explored and explained by historians, eyewitnesses, and mega-fans. Billy started it. We're goin ...
 
C-SPAN's Susan Swain hosts intriguing hour-long conversations with people who are making things happen. New episodes every Sunday evening. From the network that brings you "Washington Today" and "Lectures in History" podcasts.
 
Hidden Histories sees Helen Carr exploring some of the country's hidden treasures, as she and some of our finest historians scramble through the actual spaces where history happened. Whether she's visiting the whorehouses of Covent Garden, or retracing the steps of the Peasants Revolt, Helen and her guests are a delightful guide to the hidden histories that lie just off the beaten track. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Introducing MECCA Talks, an access all areas pass to the beauty, business, and lifestyle experts we call our community. Made by Australia’s biggest beauty retailer—and hosted by MECCA’s chief marketing officer, Kate Blythe, and head of content, Zara Wong—this podcast goes beyond what you see in our 100+ stores, on social media, and on The MECCA Memo to swing open the doors to the global beauty industry, and to our network of friends, founders, and collaborators. Expect conversations with bra ...
 
Hello Again, and Welcome to Crime In Music! Every other week, we'll bring you a true-crime podcast about people in & around the Music Business and their mis-adventures in Law-Breaking! We talk about such things as: #CrimeHistory #MurderMystery #MusicHistory #truecrime #MusicBusiness #CrimeInMusic If you like that sort of thing, Check Us Out, Hit Subscribe & Tell a Friend! Proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.
 
Who’s the worst serial killer? Where’s the creepiest cult? What’s the coldest of all cold cases? If you’re a true crime fan, you’ve probably asked yourself some of these questions. Well, Parcast thinks you deserve answers… or at least some passionate opinions. And they’ve enlisted co-hosts Ash Kelley and Alaina Urquhart from the hit podcast Morbid to get to the bottom of things. Welcome to their Parcast original series, Crime Countdown. Every Monday, Ash and Alaina discuss ten unsettling tru ...
 
WVMR hit the airwaves on July 9th, 1981 as a lone AM community station in the National Radio Quiet Zone. 40 years later, Allegheny Mountain Radio has grown into a network that spans Pocahontas (WV), Highland, and Bath (VA) counties – straddling the West Virginia-Virginia Border and continues to provide hyper-local news and music programming to the Allegheny Highlands. Unique By Nature is a limited podcast series which explores the establishment and development of Allegheny Mountain Radio. Wh ...
 
An award-nominated documentary and narrative audio series about video games and the video game industry — as they were in the past, and how they came to be the way they are today. History doesn't just vanish into the distance behind us; it casts a very long shadow that affects everything that comes after it, and so with The Life and Times of Video Games journalist and historian Richard Moss draws those through lines to tell fascinating stories about the past that link right back to the present.
 
The most-watched woman in the history of cable news takes her trademark no-holds barred political and cultural commentary to the world of podcasting with "The Laura Ingraham Show," a part of the Quake Media network. A bestselling author, a breast cancer survivor, and the mother of three internationally-adopted children, Laura was the most listened-to woman in talk radio before making the move to podcasting. Laura has been a trailblazer across multiple media platforms, and she brings a unique ...
 
We at the Field of 68 media network are thrilled to announce the launch of a new series called 68 Shining Moments. We’ve spent the last four months amassing interviews with the people that lived the greatest, the most memorable moments in the history of the NCAA tournament. They take you through their experiences, their memories and share the stories you've never heard before about the moments you'll never forget.
 
The Origin of Things or TOOT for short is a podcast hosted by Deepak Gopalakrishnan AKA Chuck. You might have heard him on another IVM show called 'Simblified', but on the much shorter and crisper TOOT he focuses on the origin story of various things. For starters, we're going to be looking at the origin stories of world famous brands. But there's a catch -- Chuck will tell you the fascinating story, little by little dropping some hints, but the brand is only revealed at the very end. Will y ...
 
Why are there nutrition labels required for the food we eat, but not the media we consume? How do you find out if the show you are sponsoring or listening to is saving lives or destroying the fabric of our democracy? The Media Roundtable is back in session for a new season this September but with a fun new twist. We are sharpening our focus to conversations with podcasters and creators about the shows they make and the reasons WHY they make them. The Media Roundtable season two will “unbox” ...
 
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Jay Magnum from Astral: Vengeance is back for a fun conversation in Episode #503! This week in Episode #503, it’s the return of Jay Magnum from the great Astral series of OGNs, and he’s got a Kickstarter project underway for Astral: Vengeance, his latest! It’s described this way: “FROM THE EDGES OF HEAVEN TO THE DEPTHS OF HELL… An old fiend from be…
 
When Edward VIII abdicated the throne in December 1936 his desire to marry the American divorcee Wallis Simpson was cited as the main cause but did his sympathy with Nazi Germany also play its part? Today's guest on the podcast author Andrew Lownie believes so and he goes as far as to say that Edward was actively intriguing with the Nazis to engine…
 
This week on Critical Hit, a Major Spoilers Real Play Podcast: This is it! The final fight! Will we win or will we lose? Regardless, you the listener always wins! Character sheets are available at Patreon.com/MajorSpoilers Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at Patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will h…
 
Tyroc no more!? Parents in Jeopardy!? Legion lost!? Dagon!? What the heck is going on? Come on the adventure as we try to make sense of this mess. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron. It will help ensure The Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! Join our Discord server and chat wit…
 
He was one of the greatest enemies the Romans ever faced. An excellent general and a larger-than-life figure, he led an army across the alps and dealt a series of crushing defeats upon the Romans on Italian soil. His achievements have become a thing of legend and his name has become immortalised. He was Hannibal Barca. Hannibal rests amongst antiqu…
 
Welp, Marvel Comics has done it now - they've killed off Doctor Strange just as a new movie is about to come out. Was this a mistake, or the greatest move ever? Let's find out as we take a look at The Death of Doctor Strange #1. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It …
 
The Holocaust was perhaps the most infamous and traumatic event of the Twentieth century and it seared itself into the consciousness of the world but some survivors find themselves in the strange position of having no memory of the events which they lived through. As the years pass, our connection with the Holocaust fades with the passing of each s…
 
Welcome back to MECCA Talks, your access all areas pass to the beauty, business, and lifestyle experts we call our community. In today’s episode… Kate and Zara decode the taboo around ‘getting work done’ to your face – namely injectables like Botox and filler – and the effect social media filters have had on the phenomenon. MECCA skin expert Lucy S…
 
Years ago, advertisers could essentially run their commercials anywhere, as long as they hit their marketing objectives. But today, more and more advertisers demand far deeper insights than just what their ads mean to their bottom line. Marketing in today’s climate is about not only knowing if something “works” or not but, you want to feel good abo…
 
The rivalry between the East and West Coasts of hip-hop has become an all out war, with Death Row and Bad Boy on the front lines of the conflict. Within six months, the war claims the lives of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, sending shockwaves through the hip-hop community. For Death Row and Bad Boy, labels built on the backs of these stars, the fu…
 
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, we answer some great questions sent in by our fantastic fans from around the world. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at http://patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure the Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! Join our Discord serve…
 
Sometimes referred to as the world's oldest profession sex workers have been part of human society for as long as recorded history, but how have societies viewed them through the ages? In the episode, Dan is joined by Dr Kate Lister to find out how the treatment of sex workers has changed, whether the Victorians were really prudes, what you might f…
 
In August 2021 the Taliban swept to power in Afghanistan for the second time capturing Kabul and ousting the American backed regime, but where do they come from and what does their return to power mean for the region? To find out more about the history of the Taliban and the impact of them re-conquering Afghanistan Dan is joined by Pakistani journa…
 
Dan Patriss is back this week with a rundown of new from GenCon 2021. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at http://patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure Munchkin Land continues far into the future! Join our Discord server and chat with fellow Spoilerites! (https://discord.gg/jWF9BbF) Con…
 
By the time Biggie Smalls meets Tupac Shakur, Tupac is already a big star. He hasn’t yet signed with Death Row, but he’s already sold millions of records and starred in two feature films. Biggie, on the other hand, is still waiting for his first album to drop. Biggie and Tupac become fast friends, but their relationship doesn’t last long. The two r…
 
The title of Caesar has echoed down the ages as the pinnacle of absolute power and perhaps even tyranny. A single man at the head of a nation or empire with untouchable power. But how powerful were they really and why are they seen as an example to follow when many of the men who became Caesar met a bloody end? Dan is joined by the legendary classi…
 
Roy Cohn is the notorious closeted mummy's boy responsible for the Red and Lavender Scares AND potentially the Trump presidency. But why did he use his powers for evil? What was his secret life? And how did he create a president from the grave? To talk us through the walking contradiction that is Roy, we’ve got director of the documentary ‘Where’s …
 
Indie comics creator extraordinaire Travis Gibb returns in this week’s episode! This week’s show features a fun interview with creator Travis Gibb from Broke Down & 4 Dead Bodies, Voodoo Nations, as well as Chthulhu Invades Oz. He’s got a Kickstarter going on right now for his latest book, Expired! Here’s how that is described: On a planet that is …
 
During World War One the 369th Infantry Regiment of the US Army gained a fearsome reputation. One of the most effective fighting units they spent more time in the frontline and suffered more casualties than any other American regiment. Given the nickname Men of Bronze by the French and the Hell-fighters by the Germans they were feared and respected…
 
A. C. Grayling is one of the foremost minds of his generation and his new book explores some of the biggest questions that face humanity. What do we know, how do we know it and what is left to find out? In this wide-ranging conversation, he and Dan attempt to tackle some of these important questions. They discuss the incredible progress humanity ha…
 
This week on Critical Hit, a Major Spoilers Real Play Podcast: The team(?) travels to the local zoning board looking for answers! Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at Patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure Critical Hit continues far into the future! Join our Discord server and chat with …
 
King Henry VIII was deeply religious and started out as a staunch supporter of the Pope and the Roman Catholic church. But everything changed when Henry's need to produce a male successor led to his wanting to divorce Catherine of Aragon and marry Anne Boleyn. In this first of an occasional series of Explainer podcasts, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb …
 
You think you know us. You think you know our tastes, and our likes, and you think you know what movies would would have seen. This week, we might surprise you with our list of the top five movies we haven't seen. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at Patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensur…
 
All good things must come to an end! Are we talking about the end of Dueling Review, or simply reviewing Wonder Woman #779 from DC Comics? There is only one way to find out! Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure Dueling Reviews continues far into the…
 
As the Nazi war machine rampaged across Europe it did not just take territory and resources from its conquests but also many thousands of pieces of art and other antiquities. Stolen from both galleries and individual victims of Nazi crimes allied troops discovered hidden caches of priceless artworks throughout Europe. As the war had proceeded it ha…
 
They say history repeats itself, so there may be no better person than American history aficionado and podcast mastermind, Lindsay Graham to show us what we have in store for the future of the medium. Lindsay’s podcast pedigree is unmatched, with nearly everything he touches worthy of sponsorship consideration for most advertisers. This week, he gi…
 
In the 70 and 80s, the founders of Death Row and Bad Boy are coming of age. In the Los Angeles neighborhood of Compton, a young Dre is spinning records before he even learns to read. Dre desperately wants to be a hip-hop DJ, but Los Angeles barely has a hip-hop scene. In New York, on the other hand, rap is popping off. And an 18 year old called Sea…
 
Roy of the Rovers turns 67 this month, and we take a look at his career during the 1970s. We also talk H'wood rumors, and review Reservation Dogs on Hulu, Black Manta #1 from DC Comics, Hellboy and the BPRD 1957 - Family Ties, and Norse Mythology II both from from Dark Horse Comics. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a …
 
15 September marks Battle of Britain Day when the Luftwaffe sought a final decisive final battle over the skies of Britain with the RAF. In a day of costly fighting, nearly 60 German aircraft were shot down and over 100 aircrew lost. From this point onwards the Luftwaffe, unable to sustain such heavy casualties, would only attack at night and it be…
 
SUMMARY: Our guest on this episode of Songcraft is musician, songwriter, arranger, and producer Van Dyke Parks. Best known for his work with Brian Wilson on The Beach Boys’ legendarily ill-fated Smile album, Parks has released a number of solo albums, scored several films, arranged countless sessions, and worked with a long list of artists, includi…
 
In September 1952 Mahmood Hussein Mattan became the last to be hanged at Cardiff Prison, but Mahmood had in fact been framed by the police and 45 years later his conviction was quashed. Mahmood had been a merchant seaman who had ended up settling in Cardiff and marrying a Welsh woman called Laura Williams. They lived in the Tiger Bay district of Ca…
 
Why does Superman dream of an alien Krypton that he's never visited? A Patron submitted this fascinating question to us and we wanted to answer it live on the air! Plus special guest Jeremy Skinner (https://twitter.com/JLAwesome) joins us this week! If you enjoyed our shenanigans, then check out the Justice League Podcast tier on our Patreon! Don't…
 
This episode contains explicit language. In the 70 and 80s, the founders of Death Row and Bad Boy are coming of age. In the Los Angeles neighborhood of Compton, a young Dre is spinning records before he even learns to read. Dre desperately wants to be a hip-hop DJ, but Los Angeles barely has a hip-hop scene. In New York, on the other hand, rap is p…
 
Ragnor Lothbrook is a legendary Viking figure who straddled the line between myth and reality. His adventures and deeds appear in the Viking sagas, but there is little hard evidence for his existence and according to the different sagas he dies on multiple different occasions and in a variety of grisly ways. His sons including Ivar the Boneless, Ha…
 
The whole Communist Bloc? What are you doing to us Billy?!? Thank goodness we’ve got host of the Bulgarian History Podcast, Eric Halsey, to guide us through it all! So what was life like in a Soviet satellite state? How is Bulgaria’s Communist history still impacting the country today? And why were the Bulgarians so darn keen to suck up to Stalin? …
 
This week in Episode 501, Wayne talks with Conor McCreery from Trickster, which you can support at Zoop.gg at this link! Conor McCreery from Trickster has a crowdfunding campaign underway on Zoop.gg until October 6, and it’s described this way: “Rory is your typical every day banished Leprechuan. He runs a bar in Boston and uses his powers of illus…
 
The tragic events of 9/11 left thousands dead and injured and the impact of that loss is still being felt twenty years later by the families. It was also a day of extraordinary escapes as thousands more fled the twin towers after the planes hit. In this podcast, we both remember those people who died and also hear an extraordinary story of survival…
 
On the morning of September 11th, 2001 terrorists flew planes into both the World Trade Centre towers in New York and the Pentagon in Washington with a further plane crashing in Pennsylvania as the passengers onboard attempted to wrest control of the aircraft from the hijackers. This atrocity utterly changed the world leaving thousands dead and inj…
 
This week on Critical Hit, a Major Spoilers Real Play Podcast: Now that the players have been created it is time to introduce them, in the best way possible- THROUGH FIGHTING! Character sheets for characters at level 24 are available at Patreon.com/MajorSpoilers Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron…
 
Between September 1940 and May 1941, the German Luftwaffe relentlessly pounded British cities with bombs in an attempt to force the British to surrender. Ultimately whilst killing thousands and causing extensive damage the bombing offensive failed. The morale of the British public was largely undimmed and war production was never seriously impacted…
 
Happy Holidays! Let's see how Christmas is celebrated across the universe. Also, Space Pirates! Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron. It will help ensure The Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! Join our Discord server and chat with fellow Spoilerites! (https://discord.gg/jWF9BbF) …
 
Gen Con 2021 is around the corner, and Dan Patriss is here to let us know what we should be on the lookout for. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at Patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure The Top Five Podcast continues far into the future! Join our Discord server and chat with fellow Spo…
 
Begun, the Mirror War has... This week, we take a look at Star Trek: Mirror War #0 from IDW Publishing. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure Dueling Reviews continues far into the future! Join our Discord server and chat with fellow Spoilerites! (ht…
 
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