Best Lexicon podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
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Lexicon Valley
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Lexicon Valley is a show about language, from pet peeves, syntax, and etymology to neurolinguistics and the death of languages. Hosted by linguist John McWhorter.
 
The Harry Potter Lexicon website has been in existence for almost two decades. Over that time, J.K Rowling thrilled us with her magical creation — in novels, interviews, on her websites, on Twitter, and more.And here at the Lexicon, a small group of dedicated fans have worked very hard over all those years to catalogue all the magical details she revealed. The Lexicon website has always been seen as the gold standard for careful research and faithfulness to Rowling’s created world, all becau ...
 
The most compleat and amazing reference to the world of Harry Potter
 
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LexiCon
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The family that pods together
 
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Talk Like a Texan
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Talk Like a Texan – Host John Nova Lomax delves into the quirks and idiosyncrasies of the Texas lexicon.
 
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lexicon
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Podcast by lexicon
 
Gareth and Andy recap the previous week's tennis news and anything interesting in the worldwide sporting lexicon. They offer expert picks and insight into the game's most controversial issues.
 
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Word of Mouth
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Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them
 
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The Effort Report
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Professors Elizabeth Matsui and Roger Peng talk about life in the academic trenches, telling it like it is.
 
A fun weekly radio show about language seen through culture, history, and family. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers who have questions and stories about linguistics, old sayings, word histories, etymology, regional dialects, slang, new words, word play, word games, grammar, family expressions, books, literature, writing, and more. Email your language questions to words@waywordradio.org or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at 1 (87 ...
 
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Slate Daily Feed
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Slate's Daily Feed includes the Political Gabfest, the Culture Gabfest, our sports show Hang Up and Listen, the Double X Gabfest, the Audio Book Club, Mom and Dad are Fighting, Slate Money, Spoiler Specials, The Gist with Mike Pesca, and more.
 
A mathematics podcast from ACMEScience featuring the best math stories from the world of maths
 
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Poised n Polished
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Have you noticed we've somehow all started dressing the same? Let's change that! Discover independent fashion and beauty brands and hear Esta Fiesta's thoughts on current industry events.
 
The Mirror of Antiquity features portraits of classical scholars that blend storytelling and academic research. Guests explore how their work on ancient Greece and Rome helps them understand the contemporary world and their own lives. Produced by Curtis Dozier with support from the Vassar College Department of Greek and Roman Studies.
 
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Episode Party
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Two hosts and one special guest discuss three of their favourite podcasts. New episodes every other Monday.
 
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Same Team Y'all!
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Love. Libraries. Life Lessons. Two librarians promoting peace and positivity.
 
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AWSMRadio
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the interview/game/comedy podcast from Awesomonster in Chicago
 
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Four Pints Later
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Talking Football and Sinking Pints
 
A monthly podcast of fiction from the Hugo award-nominated Apex Magazine.
 
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The VS podcast is a bi-weekly series where poets confront the ideas that move them. Hosted by poets Danez Smith and Franny Choi, produced by Daniel Kisslinger, and presented by the Poetry Foundation and Postloudness.
 
Tom's recordings about coffee from regions abroad and at home in California's SF Bay Area.
 
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Team Jack
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Podcast by Team-Jack
 
 
A fun weekly radio show about language seen through culture, history, and family. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers who have questions and stories about linguistics, old sayings, word histories, etymology, regional dialects, slang, new words, word play, word games, grammar, family expressions, books, literature, writing, and more. Email your language questions to words@waywordradio.org or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at 1 (87 ...
 
Coffee is the fuel for our modern society. Join Paul Allen, a coffee roaster of 20 years, published coffee writer, quality grader and general coffee snob along with Reed Allen each Friday as they discuss coffee and bring in others from the industry. Whether you want to deepen your understanding of coffee or are just starting your coffee journey we have something to share with you.
 
Pissing Statist off one idea at a time!
 
The Afternoon Shift was a live WBEZ show featuring in-depth interviews and conversations with newsmakers and innovators. Its last show was June 5, 2015.
 
Bilingual Kids Rock Podcast is your place to connect with multilingual families, language experts, and passionate authors from around the world. We share actionable tips and motivational stories. Learn from our experiences so your journey raising multilingual children is enjoyable, manageable, and successful.
 
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Weinstein Podcasts
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Stories about my childhood growing up in Detroit, my college and graduate school years in chemistry living in Portland OR, my clinical chemistry research years spent in LA, and lastly my years as a gemologist in New York City., Ideas and events which shaped my life as an orthodox jew, and those who helped me find my way...
 
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Not The Show
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A Podcast About Everything and Nothing
 
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Wax On Djs
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Some of Brisbane's finest DJ's and record collectors come together once a month to share their wares with each other, and everyone else. https://www.facebook.com/waxonbrisbane Rumpus Room 56 Russell Street West End QLD 4101 FREE Entry No dress code Access: Corner of Russell and Boundary Streets, West End 199 Bus stop across the street (every 5 mins) 15 Minutes walk from South Brisbane Station Plenty of free on street parking in the area Facebook: https://facebook.com/waxonbrisbane Mixcloud: ...
 
Join Chef Tyler Florence as he dives into his Test Kitchen, where he and his team challenge what we already know in the culinary world. Each episode will feature fellow chefs, artisanal food producers, or other culinary experts as Tyler chats about current trends and answers caller questions. Tune in to learn what's going on this week in the Test Kitchen.
 
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UPDATE: On the evening Friday January 18th, after production of this episode of Amicus had wrapped, special counsel spokesman Peter Carr issued the following statement: "BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’ ...…
 
On this week’s episode, Anna, Emily, and Felix remember Jack Bogle, discuss constant Brexit drama, and take a look at bad dealmaking. In the Slate Plus segment: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed vacation plans for New Yorkers. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Max Jac ...…
 
On The Gist, BuzzFeed’s new report on Trump. Earlier this week Rep. Steve King was denounced by much of his party because of remarks he gave to the New York Times about white supremacy. He may have misspoken or chosen to change his wording if given the chance, but according to the Storm Lake Times’ Art Cullen, who has been covering King for yea ...…
 
This week Gio and Rob discuss the real reasons government shutdown is still going down (It's the Baldwin Bros at it again), and uncover the family ties that Stephen Baldwin was trying to hide. This ultimately leads to the first Depp Stepp of 2019 which links Johnny to one of the most satanic films made in 1995.…
 
There is a lot of variety when it comes to buying bottled or canned coffee at the store. in this episode, we wanted to know if they were any good. Join us while we test some of the common ones we found at our the local grocery store. In this episode, we look taste test the following canned/bottled coffee: Peet's Black and White Iced Espresso - ...…
 
Why aren’t conservatives’ usual tricks working on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? Guest: Slate writer Lili Loofbourow. Read her piece here. Tell us what you think by leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or sending an email to whatnext@slate.com. Follow us on Instagram for updates on the show. Podcast production by Mary Wilson and Jayson De Leon, with h ...…
 
Think you know music? Hit Parade, the music history podcast from Slate, is back with a new episode of The Bridge. In this monthly mini-episode of Hit Parade, Host Chris Molanphy reflects on the previous full length episode of the show, and invites one Slate Plus member onto the show to play some music trivia related to the upcoming episode. How ...…
 
On the Gist, the knife-wielding skills of Nancy Pelosi. In the interview, An Xiao Mina has tracked the meme from its goofy origins to its use in anti-authoritarian protest and (more recently) disinformation. What’s next, and how can we minimize the harm caused by the internet’s worst actors? An Xiao Mina is the author of Memes to Movements: How ...…
 
Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the continued government shutdown, the counterintelligence investigation of Trump, and the racism of Steve King. Topic ideas for next week? You can tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @SlateGabfest. Tweet us your cocktail chatter using #cocktailchatter or post it to our Facebook page ...…
 
Thanks to a new exhibit at the Guggenheim, the art world is rediscovering Hilma af Klint. How was this Swede so ahead of her time, and will she finally get her due? Lee Israel’s memoir about forging letters by famous writers, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?,” is now a terrific movie starring Melissa McCarthy. Israel died in 2014, but here she is in a ...…
 
Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss picky eaters with The Sporkful's Dan Pashman, a listener question about kids and creative problem solving, "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations.
 
This week on The Waves, Christina, Kristen, and Marcia discuss 'Surviving R. Kelly,' millennial burnout, and society’s expectations for older women. Podcast production by Cameron Drews and Melissa Kaplan, with research assistance by Alex Barasch. This episode is brought to you by Life Effects, a podcast from Teva Pharmaceuticals and Slate Studi ...…
 
What makes the Los Angeles teachers’ strike different from the strikes that swept the country last year? In L.A., a robust charter school sector competes with the traditional public schools for funds. Guest: Dana Goldstein, education reporter for the New York Times. Tell us what you think by leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or sending an emai ...…
 
Yascha Mounk talks to Charlie Sykes, editor-in-chief of conservative outlet the Bulwark and author of How the Right Lost Its Mind,” about Trump and the GOP, conservative vs. liberal values, the rise of tribalism, constitutional norms, Steve King, and how to get both sides of the aisle talking in a meaningful way again.…
 
On The Gist, Kirsten Gillibrand running for president. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently floated the idea of a 70 percent marginal tax rate on America’s highest earners. That’s bad for millionaires, but is it even that good for everyone else? The New Yorker’s Adam Davidson argues it isn’t: High taxes wouldn’t rake in that much cash, and they mi ...…
 
This episode of Whistlestop travels to April 1995 as President Bill Clinton and Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich battle to define American democracy. Whistlestop is Slate's podcast about presidential history. Hosted by Political Gabfest host John Dickerson, each installment will revisit memorable moments from America's presidential carnival. ...…
 
On today’s show, hosts April Glaser and Will Oremus discuss news that PG&E, California’s main power provider, plans to file for bankruptcy due to the billions in liability it faces stemming from the deadly wildfires last year. Allegations have been made that PG&E’s power lines and equipment aided in the fires and the company did not adequately ...…
 
I have this weird thing about fate in the Harry Potter books. There’s just so many close shaves where Harry barely makes it out alive. I always come back to believing that fate has a hand in all of it. The funny thing about that is one of the main themes in this series is choices. Everyone’s heard that famous quote about how our choices show us ...…
 
I have this weird thing about fate in the Harry Potter books. There’s just so many close shaves where Harry barely makes it out alive. I always come back to believing that fate has a hand in all of it. The funny thing about that is one of the main themes in this series is choices. Everyone’s heard that famous quote about how our choices show us ...…
 
UCLA’s Katelyn Ohashi wowed the internet this week with a viral video of her college gymnastics floor routine. As Ohashi’s star rises, the U.S. women’s gymnastics program is imploding. Fans of the sport wonder: What is the price of being world-class? Guest: Slate contributor Rebecca Schumann. Tell us what you think by leaving a review on Apple ...…
 
In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Coleman Hughes, a young black writer quickly making a big name for himself, about how to fight discrimination against minorities without making group membership more salient than it already is. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter:@Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration ...…
 
This month on Outward hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley talk all about queer travel. Where do they like to go and how do they find gay experiences when they get there? Then they speak with cultural anthropologist Esther Newton about her work studying the queer community of Cherry Grove on Fire Island an ...…
 
Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Stephen Metcalf discuss the Golden Globs-conquering film Green Book with Vanity Fair's K. Austin Collins, Netflix's Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, and the art of the pan and the state of the bad review in criticism.
 
On The Gist, ’twas an eventful news day (William Barr, opioid fatality statistics, Brexit … ), but Mike’s got a big Spiel to fry. In the interview, Greg Jaczko served as chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission under Obama—and soon grew disillusioned with nuclear energy technology itself. He joins us to explain what changed his thinki ...…
 
Prudence is joined this week by journalist and comedian Francesca Fiorentini. Fiorentini is a correspondent with Explorer on the National Geographic Channel and a regular guest on The Young Turks. She’s also the host and creator of The Bitchuation Room podcast. Together they take on letters about how to handle a neighbor who keeps trying to kis ...…
 
Michael Rosen talks to comedian Elis James about how to make language funny. In Elis' case, this is both the English language and the Welsh language, but which is funnier?Produced by Sally Heaven
 
More than 25 years after serving as Attorney General under George HW Bush, Barr is set to return to the role this week. What should we expect? And what should the senators at the confirmation hearing be asking? Guest: Noah Feldman, professor of constitutional law at Harvard University and columnist at Bloomberg. Tell us what you think by leavin ...…
 
Over two episodes, we will explore Hollywood Babylon’s coverage of Confidential Magazine and the two celebrities who testified against the scandal rag in the 1957 trial that helped end what Anger rightfully refers to as its “reign of terror.” We’ll begin with Dorothy Dandridge, the first black actress to be nominated for a Best Actress Oscar. D ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Bill Browder, financier and author of Red Notice, about Natalia Veselnitskaya, how the Kremlin influences even well-intentioned U.S. civil servants, the origins of the Magnitsky Act and the evolution of the Russian oligarchs, and what Putin might be doing next.
 
On The Gist, president Trump is far from tough on Russia, and too many news talk shows let his allies make that claim. In the interview, Jennifer Traig thought she knew what she was getting into when she became a parent, until “washing diarrhea out of neckfolds” came along. In her latest book, she turns to history to sort the parenting techniqu ...…
 
Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by The Football Girl’s Melissa Jacobs to discuss the NFL playoffs. They also talk about the state of black coaches in the NFL and Racquet’s Caitlin Thompson helps assess the career of the (possibly) retiring Andy Murray. NFL playoffs (1:16): What we saw in the divisional round—Pats! Chiefs! Rams! Saints!— ...…
 
Slate’s Fred Kaplan explains how two different Trump advisers, Mike Pompeo and John Bolton, are trying to carry out U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Tell us what you think by leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or sending an email to whatnext@slate.com. Follow us on Instagram for updates on the show. Podcast production by Mary Wilson and ...…
 
Echoes of the Greatest Generation, and a tasty bite of history. The language and melodies of military marching songs can connect grown children with their parents who served. Is there a collection of those military cadences somewhere? Also, a story about a woman sifting through her parents' love letters from World War II, and a puzzling phrase ...…
 
Echoes of the Greatest Generation, and a tasty bite of history. The language and melodies of military marching songs can connect grown children with their parents who served. Is there a collection of those military cadences somewhere? Also, a story about a woman sifting through her parents' love letters from World War II, and a puzzling phrase ...…
 
Gareth and Andy discuss: Andy Murray announces upcoming retirement, recap of Auckland and Sydney events, and Aussie Open picks. http://archive.org/download/TGTTEpisode24/TGTT%20-%20Episode%2024.mp3By twoguystalktennis@gmail.com (Gareth and Andy).
 
Of all the people who work at MoMA, there very few who get as up close and personal with the artwork as the museum's art handlers and registrars. Registrars are the people responsible for keeping tracking of every inch of every piece of art that belongs to the museum. They thoroughly inspect and catalog each detail and always know where everyth ...…
 
The year was 2006: Happy Feet was in Theaters and the world was starting to unravel. Rituals and spells were being flung around recklessly by amateur celebrities. The world was forever changed. Thanks to the research of Gio and Rob and the Street Team the truth was uncovered
 
“Fifty years ago, at daybreak, on a fine summer’s morning … “ That’s from chapter one of Goblet of Fire, as you probably already knew. That’s when Tom Riddle Senior and his parents were mysteriously killed in their mansion near Little Hangleton. Frank Bryce, the caretaker, was accused but not charged, since there was simply no evidence of murde ...…
 
“Fifty years ago, at daybreak, on a fine summer’s morning … “ That’s from chapter one of Goblet of Fire, as you probably already knew. That’s when Tom Riddle Senior and his parents were mysteriously killed in their mansion near Little Hangleton. Frank Bryce, the caretaker, was accused but not charged, since there was simply no evidence of murde ...…
 
We discuss the antics of Karanka, Arnautovic, Tarkovski and Hennessey, there're stories from around the world of football and a debut for dictionary corner.@fourpintslaterfourpintslater[@]hotmail.com
 
Ezra Klein, co-founder of Vox and host of the podcast “The Ezra Klein Show,” talks to Catie Lazarus about tribalism, fan fiction to the data on dry humping. Plus, after leaving Saturday Night Live, Sasheer Zamata’s stand up career continues to flourish, from her special Pizza Mind to performing with Nicole Byer, and how she and Amy Schumer met. ...…
 
Millennial burnout, odd rebranding efforts, and the World Bank. with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck. In the Slate Plus segment, Emily, Anna, and Felix discuss government workers pay during the shutdown. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Production by Max Jacobs. Listen to Slate Money via ...…
 
On The Gist, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s star power isn’t something to fear. Especially if you’re a Democrat. “The world is a very dangerous place!” as a statement from President Donald Trump’s desk once put it. Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer gets that, which is why his firm writes a list of top geopolitical risks at the start of every year ...…
 
Elizabeth and Roger celebrate the onset of 2019 with a discussion about the role of social networks in academic success. Show notes: Integration in emerging social networks explains academic failure and success Roger on Twitter: Tweets from @rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: Tweets from @elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: Tweets from @theeffo ...…
 
There are many unique ways to process coffee. In this episode, we cover the wet process. This process involves cleaning everything off of the bean, removing the cherry and mucilage. Some say this helps deliver a cleaner cup. But how does it actually affect what is in your cup? Dig a little deeper and discover another method for coffee processin ...…
 
This week on Spoiler Specials, Sam Adams and Vulture staff writer Kathryn Van Arendonk discuss the new Black Mirror interactive episode “Bandersnatch”. Do we really want interactive content from Netflix? Is there a base version of “Bandersnatch”? Does Black Mirror have to always assume the worst possible outcome? Make the decision and listen to ...…
 
What would a national emergency look like, and why hasn't Trump declared one yet? Dahlia Lithwick has answers. Plus: Was it weird that Ruth Bader Ginsburg wasn't at work this week? Tell us what you think by leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or sending an email to whatnext@slate.com. Follow us on Instagram for updates on the show. Podcast produ ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Sarah Kendzior, author of The View From Flyover Country and co-host of the podcast Gaslit Nation, on specific examples of Trump’s gaslighting, the strategies autocrats employ as they wield power, and why it’s important to be relentless about calling out lies.
 
On The Gist, costs and benefits in the government. In the interview, Matthew Heineman is here to discuss his new film A Private War. Though usually a documentary filmmaker, this time around he tried his hand at a feature. Focused on the life of journalist Marie Colvin, it’s surprising how many documentary techniques Heineman employed when makin ...…
 
Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the government shutdown, new Russia connections revealed in the Mueller investigation, and why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is getting so much attention. Topic ideas for next week? You can tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @SlateGabfest. Tweet us your cocktail chatter using #cocktailch ...…
 
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