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Best Margaret Atwood podcasts we could find (updated May 2020)
Best Margaret Atwood podcasts we could find
Updated May 2020
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We surprise some of the world's brightest minds with ideas they're not at all prepared to discuss. With host Jason Gots and special guests Neil Gaiman, Alan Alda, Salman Rushdie, Mary-Louise Parker, Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, Saul Williams, Henry Rollins, Bill Nye, George Takei, Maria Popova, and many more . . . You've got 10 minutes with Einstein. What do you talk about? Black holes? Time travel? Why not gambling? The Art of War? Contemporary parenting? So ...
 
Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has appeared on recommended podcast lists from NPR, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, BBC America, CBC Radio, WVXU, io9, Omni, The Strand, Library Journal, and Popular Mechanics. CBC Radio writes, "You may n ...
 
We're a podcast for anyone who writes. Every week we talk to writers about their writing journeys and techniques, from early career debuts to self-publishers and narrative designers. We've featured Margaret Atwood, Jackie Kay, Sara Collins, Antti Tuomainen, Val McDermid, Sarah Perry, Elif Shafak and many more! Brought to you by the National Centre for Writing at Dragon Hall in Norwich.
 
Ever felt like you should be better at feminism? Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and her guests for this comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience. Each week they discuss topics "all 21 first century feminists agree on" while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles. Deborah Frances-White is the 2016 Writers' Guild Award Winner for Best Radio Comedy for her hit BBC Radio 4 series Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice. She is an E ...
 
Fake news, oppressive patriarchy, and an overall impending sense of doom: Join us as "Aunt" Kelly Anneken & Molly "Ofmitchell" Sanchez discuss this and more in Red All Over, a podcast that explores The Handmaid's Tale on Hulu, Alias Grace on Netflix, the works of Margaret Atwood and (weirdly) not current events. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Margaret Atwood is one of the world’s leading writers and thinkers. The author of forty works, including fiction, poetry and critical essays, she has won many awards and her books have been published in over thirty-five countries. In this podcast Margaret discusses MaddAddam, the last instalment in her speculative fiction trilogy, and her new collection of short stories, Stone Mattress. Hosted by Erica Wagner at the Apple Store, Regent Street in London.
 
Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy childen’s books: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
 
A creative leap of faith from Jason Gots, producer and host of Think Again – a Big Think Podcast. For anyone who’s ever made something strange and beautiful that never saw the light of day, Clever Creature is the end to all our good excuses. Each episode starts with an algorithmically picked random word. And Jason has just one day to write short story and a song inspired by it. Could that word be "buttock?" Absolutely it could. Whatever it is, Jason has to roll with it. There's nowhere to hi ...
 
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood is read by Ann Dowd, Bryce Dallas Howard and Mae Whitman with Derek Jacobi, Tantoo Cardinal and Margaret Atwood. Margaret Atwood�s dystopian masterpiece, The Handmaid�s Tale, is a modern classic. Now she brings the iconic story to a dramatic conclusion in this riveting sequel. More than 15 years after the events of The Handmaid�s Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from ...
 
President and founder of Sojourners, Jim Wallis explores faith, justice, and the moral choices behind today’s headlines in this Audible Original series. In each episode, Jim sits down with an inspiring guest; from Michelle Alexander to Margaret Atwood to Rev William Barber, they discuss their deepest moral convictions and how they are putting them to work in the world.
 
The VINTAGE Podcast is a fortnightly books podcast, released every other Sunday, hosted by Leena Norms. Author interviews, book news and discussions on subjects ranging from literary fiction to graphic novels, cookery to crime fiction, history and travel to biography and poetry. It comes from the publishers of Jo Nesbo, Nigella Lawson, Irvine Welsh, Haruki Murakami, Ian McEwan, Joe Sacco, Anne Enright, Mark Haddon and more. #VINTAGEPodcast
 
This year, Northwestern students will read The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood. But the book is just the beginning. Listen along with us as Wildcats explore themes of isolation, surveillance, power, judgment, and more. Support for One Book, One Northwestern: The Podcast is provided by the Northwestern Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, and One Book One Northwestern.
 
Bookwaves presents in-depth interviews with authors of fiction and narrative non-fiction, delving deeply into political and social issues, literary technique, and the life of the author. Interviews devoted to the arts, focusing on theatre and literature, with side-trips to film and non-fiction narratives. Also on tap: archive interviews from Probabilities and Bookwaves. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.
 
Whether you’re jumpstarting the morning, searching for that midday pick-me-up, or trying to finish the evening off strong… Daily Quote offers some of history’s most inspirational quotes whenever you need them—365 days a year. In this 2-3 minute podcast, you’ll be given a quote that will motivate, uplift, and renew your outlook on life. You’ll also dive deeper into the context surrounding the quote—learning more about its origin and the meaning behind it.
 
Great writers are great readers. And they have amazing stories to tell. Not just about the books they write, but about the books they read. Anne Strainchamps and the producers behind “To the Best of Our Knowledge” have been asking authors for years to tell a story about that one book that left a mark. A book they can’t forget. A book that changed everything. Now they’re sharing these stories with you, delivered in a weekly micro-podcast. New bite-sized episodes every Friday. Learn more at tt ...
 
The Future of StoryTelling is a passionate community of people from the worlds of media, technology, and communications who explore how storytelling is evolving in the digital age. Each year we host a two-day summit in New York City that brings together top executives, world-renowned creatives, and cutting-edge technologists to have conversations about the changing landscape of media. During the course of the podcast, we will be releasing a series of conversations between FoST founder and di ...
 
Established in 2005, the Bristol Festival of Ideas aims to stimulate minds and passions with an inspiring programme of discussion and debate throughout the year. The festival welcomes to Bristol, among others, scientists, artists, politicians, journalists, historians, musicians, novelists and commentators on all subjects. Each year, we audio record interviews and lectures with selected speakers from our annual programme. Highlights of our programme are featured here as a series of audio reco ...
 
Download a full audiobook of your choice free at http://audiobookspace.com/free Let Us Tell You a Story. We've got more than 100,000+ incredible audiobooks that will take you anywhere you want to go. We have it all! Bestsellers, classics, award-winners, romance, thrillers, Fiction, business, bios, young adult and more. What do you want to listen to? Take your books anywhere with our free apps for iOS and Android. Listening on-the-go has never been faster, easier or more enjoyable. We've intr ...
 
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Actor and comedian Ricky Gervais talks about his hit Netflix comedy-drama After Life, the show's complex portrayal of grief, and why he tends to dive "headfirst into taboo subjects." When Margaret Atwood turned 80 last November, she celebrated it with a special extended and wide-ranging conversation with Tom Power, opening up about backwoods advent…
 
Thomas Hoenig is a former vice chair of the FDIC, former president of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank, and is currently a distinguished senior fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Tom’s research has focused on the long-term impact of the politicization of financial services, as well as the effects of government grant privi…
 
$5/month for ad-free Canadaland by clicking here. The child welfare system is failing Indigenous children, and APTN's Kenneth Jackson can't stop covering it. His reporting throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has given him a glimpse of what political will could do to transform it. This episode is brought to you by WealthBar, The New Yorker, and Article…
 
Owen Sheers, author, poet and playwright and Professor in Creativity at Swansea University, reveals his selection of ten inspiring writers asking the questions that will shape our future, as part of the International Literature Showcase.In this conversation with award-winning jouranlist Chitra Ramaswamy you'll discover the details of Owen’s list, i…
 
Actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani talks about his new action-packed rom-com The Lovebirds, which became the first Hollywood film to bypass theatres and go directly to Netflix due to the pandemic. On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Amanda Parris take another look at Instagram's Verzuz music battle series, discussing where it might go…
 
The writer of “The Wire” and “The Deuce” takes a break from the dark side of real life to explore an alternative history in which Franklin D Roosevelt lost the 1940 presidential election to an anti-Semitic isolationist—on a platform to lead America towards fascism. As the country prepares for a very different election, Anne McElvoy asks David Simon…
 
Bookwaves presents in-depth interviews with authors of fiction and narrative non-fiction, delving deeply into political and social issues, literary technique, and the life of the author. Interviews devoted to the arts, focusing on theatre and literature, with side-trips to film and non-fiction narratives. Also on tap: archive interviews from Probab…
 
Oscar-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr. discusses his new film The Cuban, in which he plays a legendary jazz musician who's suffering from dementia in a long-term care home. The Vancouver Art Gallery's head of conservation, Tara Fraser, tells us what it takes to care for more than 12,000 pieces of art on a day-to-day basis, and shares some of the uni…
 
Have you ever wondered what it's like to train for the Olympics? You'll get to find out with this episode's interview of Remarkable People with Olympic Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi. In 2005, she was inducted into the Olympic Hall of Fame. Kristi’s story is one of years of sacrifice and hard work—the power of grit is a theme that we’ve heard over …
 
Paul Romer makes his second appearance to discuss the failings of economics, how his mass testing plan for COVID-19 would work, what aspects of epidemiology concern him, how the FDA is slowing a better response, his ideas for reopening schools and Major League Baseball, where he agrees with Weyl’s test plan, why charter cities need a new name, what…
 
Our City of Literature festival continues with today's podcast: A fascinating glimpse into the daily process of making and writing from Sara Baume (Spill Simmer Falter Wither) and Elizabeth Macneal (The Doll Factory), chaired by Jen McDerra. Through writing, sculpture and ceramics, they will offer reflections on isolation, motivation, nature and be…
 
Musician Steven Page tells us what's next after his new musical, Here's What It Takes, was postponed along with the Stratford Festival's entire 2020 season due to COVID-19. Our books columnist Jael Richardson returns with a new recommendation for us: Souvankham Thammavongsa's collection of short stories, How to Pronounce Knife. Griffin Poetry Prize…
 
Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated artist Tori Amos opens up about the political and personal events that have guided her life and music over the past four decades. Celebrity photographer George Pimentel tells us why he's turning his lens on those impacted by COVID-19, and fills us in on his upcoming project in support of the Portrait Gallery of Cana…
 
The Guilty FeministPresented by Deborah Frances-White and Cal Wilson Episode 202: Momentumwith special guest Ali Mau and music from Grace Petrie Recorded 22 February 2020 at the Q Theatre in Auckland. Released 18 May 2020. The Guilty Feminist theme by Mark Hodge and produced by Nick Sheldon. Please support us on Patreon so we can continue making th…
 
City of Literature 2020 begins! Today's special episode features Max Porter and Sam Winston, talking about the collaborative exhibition A Delicate Sight. Originally intended to be part of this year's Norfolk & Norwich Festival, we're now taking the event online so that you can experience it at home.Place darkness at the centre of your perception an…
 
We live in a society addicted to growth, yet on a planet with finite resources. Something needs to give. The Extinction Rebellion Podcast talks to a star of the degrowth movement, Jason Hickel.Jason is an academic and the author of The Divide and the upcoming book, Less is More: Why Degrowth Will Save the World.Extinction Rebellion has three demand…
 
Support us here: canadalandshow.com/join In the face of a global pandemic, it’s hard to focus on anything else. Three journalists tell us stories that have broken on their beat that you might’ve missed, but could have far-reaching consequences. This episode is brought to you by SquareSpace and PolicyMe. Additional music: “Here’s Where Things Get In…
 
Crime writer Ruth Ware and Publicist Ryan talk all things crime, assumptions about genre and what's really lurking behind the curtains of one of the world's favourite genres! Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks Sign up to our bookish newsletter to hear all about our new releases, see exclusive extracts and win prizes: po.st/vintagenewsle…
 
Nicole Santalucia shares poems from her new collection, The Book of Dirt, and talks about life in conservative-small-town Pennsylvania where she lives with her wife and teaches.SUBMIT TO THE OPEN MIC OF THE AIR!:Send a recording - 5 mins or shorter - of yourself reading one of your poems, including your name and location, to openmicoftheair@gmail.c…
 
'What Kind of Times Are These' and 'Planetarium' by Adrienne Rich read by Alison Scott. 'What Kind of Times Are These' and 'Planetarium' both appear in 'Collected Poems: 1950–2012' published by W. W. Norton Company in 2016. Transcripts can be found at https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/51092/what-kind-of-times-are-these and https://www.poetryfo…
 
Cheryl Strayed’s "Wild" is one of the most famous wilderness memoirs of our time. She especially appreciates writers who combine honesty with emotional intensity — writers who reveal themselves unflinchingly on the page. She recommends a memoir by the writer Poe Ballantine. —This author recommends— Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere: …
 
Comedy duo Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz talk about the freedom and fear associated with creating their new Netflix improv series, Middleditch & Schwartz. DJ Spinna presents his essential guide to the music of Stevie Wonder. Canadian spoken word artist Charlie Petch — who recently won a lifetime achievement award from the League of Canadian P…
 
Liberty is curtailed around the world during the global pandemic. With the costs of lockdown mounting, Americans are divided over how far and how fast to reopen. Anne McElvoy asks Dan Crenshaw, a rising star in the Republican ranks in Congress, whether the coronavirus is forcing conservatives to embrace a new era of big government. As his own state…
 
Bookwaves presents in-depth interviews with authors of fiction and narrative non-fiction, delving deeply into political and social issues, literary technique, and the life of the author. Interviews devoted to the arts, focusing on theatre and literature, with side-trips to film and non-fiction narratives. Also on tap: archive interviews from Probab…
 
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