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History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
 
Hi, I’m Dax Shepard, and I love talking to people. I am endlessly fascinated by the messiness of being human, and I find people who are vulnerable and honest about their struggles and shortcomings to be incredibly sexy. I invite you to join me as I explore other people’s stories. We will celebrate, above all, the challenges and setbacks that ultimately lead to growth and betterment. What qualifies me for such an endeavor? More than a decade of sobriety, a degree in Anthropology and four year ...
 
"I started this series as a means for exploration, an exploration of self, and an exploration of the perspectives of other artists. This series is an unabridged documentation of conversations between artists. It’s a series dedicated to breaking down the barriers we tend to set up in our own minds. I want to inspire future creatives to have the courage to explore and experiment. This is about making dreams a reality and not about letting our dreams fall to the wayside. My intention is to give ...
 
The Story: It’s the night before his gastric-band operation and Corey is terrified. He’s 16 years old, weighs 300 pounds and has a BMI of 60*. However, if Corey doesn’t have the operation, his hypertension will literally make him blind. None of this stops him from stealing, in the dead of night, an electric motor-scooter from the hospital. He picks up his best friend Cassie, a recovering anorexic. Like Corey, Cassie has found solace in the jungle beats and liquid rhythms of D’n’B and they to ...
 
British comedian Adam Buxton talks with interesting people. The rambly conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes more serious with funny bits. Adam makes the jingles and records the intros and outros for most episodes while walking with his dog friend Rosie in the East Anglian countryside where he lives with his wife and three children. Adam has appeared in films such as Hot Fuzz, Stardust and Son Of Rambow as well as a variety of TV shows in the UK. Since 2007 he has hosted BUG, a live s ...
 
Music Video Podcast featuring ThisIs ReadyMade & Belugatoons. In each episode we take a look at a memorable music video that can be found on YouTube. So far we have talked about The Beatles, Queen, Pink Floyd, Genesis and many other artists with interesting videos.
 
Join us as we take "A Journey Down Discovery Lane" and dive deep into the realm of personal development and discovery to help you maximise your potential. We are all works-in-progress, and in this podcast I talk with a range of imperfect-individuals who are putting in the work to create meaningful change. As a wise man once said: "to change the world, first you must change yourself". But here is the catch - to change yourself, first you must truly discover who you are. For more goodies visit ...
 
Adrian Lacey & Shane O'Connor have more than 30 years of TV and Radio broadcasting experience in the UK. They get together every week to discuss a chosen comedy show, their love of comedy and to share their experiences of the programmes they have worked on and the people they have met and interviewed. Join them on Apple Podcasts, Spreaker, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Youtube. Subscribe for a new episode each Monday. We're @ComedySlab on Twitter
 
Hi and welcome to Talking Books - my regular radio show devoted to the written word in all its forms. I interview authors, poets, features writers, editors etc and anyone who supports their work. I am a writer, researcher, proofreader and editor, published in national publications on the subjects of health (focusing on mental health), women's issues and social history. My book, 'Shell Shocked Britain: The First World War's legacy...' was published by Pen & Sword Books in 2014 and I am curren ...
 
The light of reason seems to be fading in the tumult of our modern world. While the Information Age provides us with unprecedented access to information, it also gives malevolent forces an incredible power over society. Through social media, narratives start to turn into mob rule, a tragic game of broken telephone. Because of this, we start to find more and more people that think with their emotions. Instead of impartial research, alternative facts and confirmation searches have become the n ...
 
Who doesn't love coffee? I find I have some of my most influential and important conversations over coffee in cafes, at home or wherever I find myself drinking coffee.So I thought what if these conversations were recorded and became a window into the life I live as a creataive and also the people I have conversations with over coffee.
 
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This week, we’re joined by senior properties historian Susan Greaney and properties curator Mark Douglas to reveal the story of a prehistoric site – and the man who unearthed it. Decades before Time Team turned its experts into much-loved celebrities, one archaeologist was making a name for himself through the new medium of television. That man was…
 
Here’s the story of how my clients were able to sell quickly in a slow moving segment.I’m joined today by Darren and Melissa, wonderful clients of mine whose home I recently had the honor of selling. They’ve graciously agreed to share some details of their experience so that you can benefit from their experience and have a successful sale of your o…
 
Josh Hartnett was born in America, but now lives in England. Emily Mortimer was born in England, but now lives in America. That's not why we asked them both to guest on this week's Empire Podcast. That's just an incidental fact with which you can amuse your friends and dazzle your enemies. But they do both guest on this week's show, talking to Chri…
 
In this episode we spoke to scientist and entrepreneur Dr Jason Mellad about why businesses embracing diversity are setting themselves up for success, his coaching tips for innovators and how we could all be more inclusive. Jason is passionate about translating innovative technologies into better patient outcomes. As CEO and co-founder of Start Cod…
 
Jeffrey Martin Zacks, American psychology educator, member of the American Psychological Association, American Psychological Society, and the Cognitive Science Society. His book, Flicker: Your Brain on Movies, delves into the history of cinema and the latest research to explain what happens in your brain when you sit down in the theatre and the lig…
 
Paul Offit is on the US Federal Drug Administration's advisory panel on vaccines. He talked Dan through the history of massive public vaccination programmes in the US, starting with the unprecedented campaign against Polio in 1955. During that vaccination 200,000 children were a form of the vaccine in which the live polio virus had not been suffici…
 
Carl Weathers is our very special guest on our latest Mandalorian spoiler special episode this week — and if you haven't signed up yet, here's a little Baby Yoda-centric excerpt that might just twist your arm. Don't listen to it if you haven't seen Chapter 12 (The Siege), mind! And then after that there's a brief bit from the episode in which Team …
 
Jewel is a Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter who has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Jewel joins the Armchair Expert and talks about growing up in Alaska with no indoor plumbing, singing in bars at a young age, and admits to being a terrible celebrater. She discusses being propositioned in bars & parking lots and how it skewed her ide…
 
Hay gente que envejece de un dia para otro, esta era la excusa para este episodio pero al final, como siempre acabamos hablando de lo único….. Descarga el episodio Para conocer el trabajo de Lygnum entra en el ENLACE Para entrar en el Pareon Gravinero Enlace para tener acceso al GoogleDocs Gravinero. Enlace para tener acceso al Indice Gravinero. Th…
 
Al Worden was an American astronaut and engineer who was the Command Module Pilot for the Apollo 15 lunar mission in 1971. He is one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon. Subscribe to History Hit and you'll get access to hundreds of history documentaries, as well as every single episode of this podcast from the beginning (400 extra episodes)…
 
Diarmaid Ferriter joined me on the podcast to talk about the events of Bloody Sunday on 21st November 1920, which marked a decisive turning-point in Irish history. Subscribe to History Hit and you'll get access to hundreds of history documentaries, as well as every single episode of this podcast from the beginning (400 extra episodes). We're runnin…
 
Adam talks with British comedian Joe Lycett about the traumatic gig where they first met, Joe's net worth according to the internet, hidden camera shows and pranks, ASMR and swearing. PLEASE NOTE THIS EPISODE CONTAINS FRANK SEX CHAT, STRONG LANGUAGE AND CLOSE RANGE MOUTH NOISES TOWARDS THE END Recorded face to face in March 2019 Thanks to Séamus Mu…
 
Professor Audrey Cronin is the world's leading expert in Terrorism and Technology. She has released a new book, Power to the People, and spoke with James about the development of materials used in terrorism. Audrey explains how the technological boom which occured before the First World War created new opportunities for terrorism, and how this can …
 
This week's episode of the Empire Podcast sees us go rogue with M.J. Bassett, the director of new VOD title Rogue, in which Megan Fox does battle with a very angry lion. M.J. chats with Chris Hewitt about making the movie, working with Megan Fox, making her peace with a negative Empire review of her first movie, Death Watch, and coming face to face…
 
Tristan Harris is a computer scientist, the co-founder & president of the Center for Humane Technology, and co-host of the Your Undivided Attention podcast. Tristan Harris joins the Armchair Expert to discuss the role technology is playing in our lives, how algorithms determine the things we like, and how technology companies need to take on more r…
 
This episode, Tom Santilli interviews Dr. Dorothy Lewis, featured subject of the documentary CRAZY, NOT INSANE which airs on HBO on November 18th, 2020, and on HBO MAX thereafter. Follow Tom Santilli on Twitter: @tomsantilli Subscribe to the FILMSURVIVOR PODCAST: Podbean: www.filmsurvivor.podbean.com ITunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/th…
 
Chris Naunton joined me on the podcast to talk about the work of the many people who contributed to our understanding of ancient Egypt. Subscribe to History Hit and you'll get access to hundreds of history documentaries, as well as every single episode of this podcast from the beginning (400 extra episodes). We're running live podcasts on Zoom, we'…
 
Why does Amazon choose someone else’s book over yours to show in a search? And how can we make sure to use the best keywords for sales? Well wonder no more! We’ve got the answers for you in this info-packed episode! We’re joined again by the awesome and knowledgeable, Dave Chesson, Founder and CEO of Publisher Rocket and Kindlepreneur. Dave breaks …
 
Lewis Dartnell joined me on the podcast to talk about a theory that links the outcome of the US election to geology. Subscribe to History Hit and you'll get access to hundreds of history documentaries, as well as every single episode of this podcast from the beginning (400 extra episodes). We're running live podcasts on Zoom, we've got weekly quizz…
 
Gwrych Castle dominates the road into North Wales. A sprawling Victorian ruin on land that belonged to the same family for over 500 years. It is now famous in the UK as the Covid convenient set for "I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here" which launched to huge audiences this weekend. But history fans will be more interested in the the remarkable story…
 
Halsey is a Grammy Award-nominated, platinum-selling singer songwriter. Halsey joins the Armchair Expert and the two bond over vaping, ranch-style homes, and both having car salesman fathers. Halsey opens up about being bipolar, the effects of that while being in a relationship with an addict, and the impact Mac Miller’s death had on her. Halsey re…
 
June 1944: the SAS parachute deep into occupied France, to wreak havoc and bloody mayhem. In a country crawling with the enemy, their mission is to prevent Hitler from rushing his Panzer divisions to the D-Day beaches and driving the Allies back into the sea. Damien Lewis joined me on the podcast to tell the story of the SAS Band of Brothers. Subsc…
 
Volvemos al ataque con un podcast de amor, sinceridad, a agradecimiento y sonido regulero, podéis escucharlo en mitad de la noche pero sin grillos porque al pobrete de Arturo se le escucha muy bajito. Descarga el episodio Para conocer el trabajo de Lygnum entra en el ENLACE Para entrar en el Pareon Gravinero Enlace para tener acceso al GoogleDocs G…
 
Adam talks with Jamaican British writer Candice Carty-Williams about writing, religion, astrology, the pain of needing a pee, her podcast scepticism and daily routines with particular reference to those of computer scientist and podcaster Lex Fridman. Recorded remotely on November 6th, 2020. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support a…
 
David McGrory joined me on the podcast to discuss Coventry’s Blitz. On the night of 14 November 1940, a Luftwaffe air raid devastated the city of Coventry. Subscribe to History Hit and you'll get access to hundreds of history documentaries, as well as every single episode of this podcast from the beginning (400 extra episodes). We're running live p…
 
Pete Brown used to advertise lager for a living, until he realised that writing books about beer was even more fun, and entailed drinking even more beer. He appears regularly on television as a beer expert, writes on beer for a variety of publications and is the author of Man Walks into a Pub and the award-winning travel book Three Sheets to the Wi…
 
This week's Empire Podcast sees one of Chris Hewitt's favourite writers, Lee Child, the man who created Jack Reacher, drop by the virtual podbooth to talk about the 25th Reacher novel, The Sentinel. But he also brings his younger brother, Andrew Grant (now Child), who co-wrote the book, to talk about handing over the reins of Reacher, the Amazon Pr…
 
James Rebanks joined me on the podcast to tell the history of his family farm in the Lake District hills. This was part of an ancient agricultural landscape: a patchwork of crops and meadows, of pastures grazed with livestock, and hedgerows teeming with wildlife. We talk about how it has transformed over time. If you want to get Christmas gifts for…
 
Daniel Ricciardo is an Italian-Australian Formula One racing driver. Daniel joins the Armchair Expert to discuss getting into racing when he was 9 years old, how he stays fit during the race season and rebounding from a poor qualifying round. Dax explains the science behind downforce and g-force, he compliments Daniel on his girthy neck and pitches…
 
This week, we’re delving into the hidden history of spies, intelligence personnel and secret agents with English Heritage’s senior historian for blue plaques, Howard Spencer. Find out about six men and women whose exploits were crucial to British intelligence and, for some, to our endeavours in World War Two. In the past, their lives, work and achi…
 
Self-taught, David Uzochukwu (b. 1998, Austria) creates (self-)portraits that speak of both placelessness and belonging. His work sees bodies shifting through nature, performance, and digital reconfiguration. Uzochukwu’s photographs have been exhibited at Bozar, Photo Vogue Festival, and Unseen Amsterdam. He has collaborated with artists FKA twigs,…
 
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