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LeVar Burton Reads

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LeVar Burton Reads

LeVar Burton and Stitcher

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The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...
 
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Killer Queens: A True Crime Podcast

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Killer Queens: A True Crime Podcast

Killer Queens: A True Crime Podcast for Millennials

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We could tell you about our show, but in the words of LeVar Burton, "don't take our word for it!" Here is an actual listener's description of the show: "Think Cher Horowitz meets Dolly Parton... create a love child. Then THAT person meets Bill Kurtis.... and two random girls are the product of that.... that's Tyrella and Tori (sisters and hosts). Smart, weird, pretty, blonde, hilarious, southern, and just really okay with being themselves.... even when it is weird. It made me realize [they] ...
 
Chill Rose Radio is dedicated to facilitating exposure and showcasing mainly Canadian talent. Hosted by DJ Darko, aka The Levar Burton of music, we bring you new music every Friday @6PM (pst) on 101.7fm CIVL. Home of !Earshot20, hosted by the Levar Burton of music, the show where we countdown the top20 albums in Canada according to the national top50. Every Friday at Noon(pst) on 101.7fm. You can view the complete list at earshot-online.com The home of the SUSU podcast, a podcast about nothi ...
 
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Deadly Manners

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Deadly Manners

The Paragon Collective

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Deadly Manners is a 10 episode, dark comedy murder-mystery series set in the winter of 1954. It follows the events during the night of the affluent Billings family annual dinner party with their distinguished, eccentric guests. However, all is not fun and games as shortly after the party starts, a snowstorm begins to rage outside, trapping all the partygoers inside their host’s mansion. When a murderer starts killing off those in attendance, the guests must figure out who is responsible, or ...
 
Marketplace® is the leading business news program in the nation. We bring you clear explorations of how economic news affects you, through stories, conversations, newsworthy numbers and more. The Marketplace All-in-One podcast provides each episode of the public radio broadcast programs Marketplace, Marketplace Morning Report®and Marketplace Tech® along with our podcasts Make Me Smart, Corner Office and The Uncertain Hour. Visit marketplace.org for more. From American Public Media. Twitter: ...
 
The Webby Podcast is a weekly program celebrating the people and phenomena that make the Internet awesome. Hosted by Webby Awards CEO David-Michel Davies, the show features conversations with Internet innovators and experts, tips from The Webbys team, and more. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Join Lisa France, Sandra Gonzalez and Kristen Meinzer in conversation with award-winning actors, directors, screenwriters, costume designers and more. Hear them discuss their work, and share their favorite movies and movie moments from throughout the decades! Then be sure to visit www.cnn.com/themovies for more memorable moments in film, and check out CNN's new TV series "The Movies" -- from Executive Producers Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog. Airing Sunday nights at 9 PM Eastern an ...
 
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Actor and producer LeVar Burton is famous for many things. His iconic roles on “Star Trek” and the miniseries “Roots,” for instance. But many of us got to know him as host of the PBS show “Reading Rainbow.” His run with the show ended in the mid-2000s, but Burton is still promoting literacy for kids. He’s now the “chief reading officer” at ed-tech …
 
Despite the bankruptcies, hacks and general foul mood in crypto, one metric is moving in the right direction. As we talked about earlier this year, ethereum — the world’s second-largest crypto network — made a move to reduce the energy used in the “mining” process for authenticating transactions on the blockchain. In September, ethereum switched fr…
 
Today we’re talking about that thing we all sort of dread paying: insurance. It’s a big business and a critical part of the housing market and our economy. But in the era of climate change, this multitrillion-dollar industry is being disrupted in a major way. There’s data that shows insured losses from extreme weather disasters will exceed $100 bil…
 
The military, just like everyone else, has to deal with supply chain disruptions and inventory balancing acts. In today’s show, we check in with the Pentagon’s chief weapons buyer about the war in Ukraine, a defense bill of nearly $850 billion and what the just-in-time economy means for the Department of Defense. Plus, normalizing retail inventory,…
 
Part 1 of 2. Watch on YouTube Here: https://youtu.be/Kj4L17UODxk On January 13th, 1999, 18-year-old high school senior, Hae Min Lee was reported missing by her family. She’d been leaving school that day, but had never arrived to pick up her younger cousin from school. In the time span of less than 30 minutes it seemed, the young woman had vanished.…
 
In one of the biggest foreign investments in the U.S., Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has pledged billions to make chips in Arizona, which has attracted the attention of President Biden, Apple CEO Tim Cook and others. Also, we look at where the money is moving in the Warnock-Walker Senate race in Georgia. Then, we talk mayo eggnog, much…
 
From the BBC World Service: Ukraine’s digital minister tells us how the country is doubling its use of Elon Musk’s Starlink network to overcome infrastructure damage. Plus, Canada sanctions three wealthy Haitian businessmen for links to criminal gangs. And, how do you clean the world’s oceans? We hear from The Ocean Cleanup’s founder Boyan Slat.…
 
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have solved a particularly challenging differential equation that dates back to the early 1900s. The explanation gets pretty technical pretty fast, but the point is that solving this equation enabled researchers to create a new type of artificial intelligence system that can learn on the spot…
 
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have solved a particularly challenging differential equation that dates back to the early 1900s. The explanation gets pretty technical pretty fast, but the point is that solving this equation enabled researchers to create a new type of artificial intelligence system that can learn on the spot…
 
There’s a new AI chatbot that’s going viral. Popular results shared on social media show just how scary accurate the chatbot can be. We’ll discuss what widespread use of artificial intelligence like this could mean for certain sectors of the economy and the spread of misinformation. Also, an update on the status of Iran’s morality police. And, Kimb…
 
The U.S. dollar has given up about half its 2022 gains in the past month or so. That’s good news for exporters, but not so great for American companies that import pricier items. Today, a look at what’s going on with the greenback. Plus, inflation and other problems create a “perfect storm” for food banks, an Oregon bar serves up women’s sports and…
 
Solid wage and job growth showed up in the most recent jobs report, but some of that might be an illusion on the power of the labor market. For more insight, Julia Coronado of MacroPolicy Perspectives talks with us. Elsewhere, China appears to be easing up its zero-COVID restrictions. Then we learn more about the diffusion index, which could offer …
 
Restrictions designed to limit Russian oil exports take effect today, but there are questions as to how much actual effect they will have. Also, we look at what the wage rise reflected in Friday’s jobs report tells us. Chris Farrell talks to us about what separates Medicare and Medicare Advantage.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio and Victoria Craig
 
From the BBC World Service: Oil prices rise as an E.U. embargo on seaborne Russian oil comes into effect, along with a price cap. Estonian minister Riina Sikkut tells us it’s not low enough – but it’s a start. Elsewhere, China begins to relax its zero-COVID policy. And, we find out how Kenyan farmers are adapting to climate change.…
 
Most websites have code running in the background to help the site run better and, of course, to target advertising. A recent investigation from “The Markup” found many tax-filing sites were sharing users’ financial data with Facebook using a code called Meta Pixel. Marketplace’s Kimberly Adams speaks to Simon Fondrie-Teitler, an infrastructure eng…
 
Most websites have code running in the background to help the site run better and, of course, to target advertising. A recent investigation from “The Markup” found many tax-filing sites were sharing users’ financial data with Facebook using a code called Meta Pixel. Marketplace’s Kimberly Adams speaks to Simon Fondrie-Teitler, an infrastructure eng…
 
Today, we’re doing the numbers on the latest national jobs report. Women got the majority of jobs gained in November. We’ll explain why this isn’t a total win. Plus, Iowa traditionally holds the first Democratic caucus, making the state superinfluential during election seasons. But that’s all about to change. And, we’ll play a round of Half Full/Ha…
 
The word of the day today is “jobs.” The job market remains surprisingly strong, wages are rising, and job churn is high but settling. In this episode, a dive into the November jobs report and how it could influence the Federal Reserve’s next moves. Plus, day care staffing woes continue, Russia takes aim at Ukraine’s power grid, and Indigenous nati…
 
Thank you for listening to the podcasts this year; it means a lot that people are still rocking with us over here! I appreciate and love you from the bottom of my heart; we got a lot of new stuff in the works and can't wait to take you along for the next journey. TRACKLIST: mekel - Drooling Jay Portal - Guard COTIS - Grey Jarryd Moore - Wait on me …
 
Job numbers from the Labor Department came in strong, and to help us make more sense of them, we are joined by Chris Low of FHN Financial. Elsewhere, the saga over Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan has reached the halls of the Supreme Court. Then, we examine the Fed’s balancing act of taming inflation while also trying to keep people working.…
 
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