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Jared Eimicke and Nick Ramirez, both veterans of the UCB Theater in New York City, bring a comedian guest along to do something that no one really wants to do. Going to the airport, riding the bus, pulling an all-nighter... It's all bad stuff.
 
Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Friday nights at 7pm ET.
 
CBS Sports insider Brian Campbell breaks down the latest news surrounding Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts in separate episodes each week. UFC Hall of Famer Rashad Evans co-hosts the MMA podcasts while New York Times best selling author Rafe Bartholomew co-hosts the Boxing episodes. You can expect breakdowns of the latest news, full event previews, big-name interviews and instant reaction podcasts for the biggest events.
 
Want expert insight on what’s trending in the world of technology, data and innovation each month? The Smart Dust Podcast is for you. But what on Earth is Smart Dust? The name refers to the very real and extraordinary dust-sized computers designed to be breathed in and monitor the human brain. No, we are not making that up. The mission of the Smart Dust Podcast is to give you brain-expanding ideas and perspectives to breathe in and apply to your daily and professional life. With industry-lea ...
 
FloorControl is a proper 2-hour monthly radio show and podcast. Each month, we feature a brand new mix of tunes from us (RJ Pickens & SKS), along with a proper guest mix from some of the world's elite artists, as well as some noteworthy up-and-comers that are making moves and that we think rock! Broadcasts every 3rd Friday of the month on DI.fm's Progressive Channel. Click here to tune in: http://listen.di.fm/public3/progressive.pls Broadcast times: 12-2pm Eastern (US) 11am-1pm Central (US) ...
 
Deep, Funky, Soulful, Jackin' House Music. 420 Ceis, Acumen, Adriatique, Alex Augello, Alex Niggemann & Superlounge, Alexander East, Andrade, Andrew Chibale, Andrew Mataus, Andry Nalin, Andy Clockwork, Andy Meston, Anhanguera, Aphreme, Arco, Armbar, Artie Flexs, Arts & Leisure, Audio Soul Project, Bang Bang, BeatPimps, Belocca, Bleep District, Boo Williams, Brandon Bass, Brent Vassar, Brett Valentine, Bucked Naked, Butch, Canard, The Candy Dealers, Carleto, Chanson E, Chemars, Chris Lauer, C ...
 
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Muslims in a Post-9/11 America (University of Michigan Press, 2018) examines how public fears about Muslims in the United States compare with the reality of American Muslims’ attitudes on a range of relevant issues. While most research on Muslim Americans focuses on Arab Muslims, a quarter of the Muslim American population, Rachel Gillum includes p…
 
Shanghai’s status as a bustling, international place both now and in the past hardly needs much introduction, although the centrality of horse racing to the earlier incarnation of the city’s cosmopolitanism is less known. Taking activities at the erstwhile Shanghai Race Club as a lens through which to examine life in the city, Jay Carter’s Champion…
 
Brian Campbell is joined by UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya to preview Saturday's title bout against fellow unbeaten Paulo Costa at UFC 253. Rashad Evans drops by to preview the must-see fight in great detail and look back at Colby Covington's victory last weekend. Should Tyron Woodley retire? Did Covington's trash talk against Woodley an…
 
What happens when a woman seeking an abortion is turned away? Diana Greene Foster, PhD, decided to find out. With a team of scientists—psychologists, epidemiologists, demographers, nursing scholars, and public health researchers—she set out to discover the effect of receiving versus being denied an abortion on women’s lives. Over the course of a te…
 
Going Nowhere Fast: Mobile Inequality in the Age of Translocality (Oxford UP, 2020) brings together more than a decade’s worth of research during one of the most consequential moments in Cambodian history. After years of staggering economic growth and a political breakthrough in 2013, disappointment set in as the fruits of this growth failed to rea…
 
Kathryne M. Young, an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, has written a combination of a sociological study and self-help book about and for American law school students. In How to Be Sort of Happy in Law School (Stanford UP, 2018), Dr. Young surveyed over 1,100 then-current law students, 250 alumni, and co…
 
Is there life on Venus? Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Paul Mecurio, and astrobiologist David Grinspoon investigate the recent discovery of phosphine gas in Venus’s atmosphere and answer your Cosmic Queries. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries…
 
-Lubin's win over Gausha -Jaron Ennis' win -Jose Pedraza win over Molina and what's next -Preview SHO PPV headlined by Charlo brothers in world title fights -Josh Taylor world title defense before Jose Ramirez clash -Floyd Mayweather back again against YouTube star Logan Paul? Follow the show on social (@TheLastRound12) and listen on podcast platfo…
 
The Rwandan genocide, the Holocaust, the lynching of African Americans, the colonial slave trade: these are horrific episodes of mass violence spawned from racism and hatred. We like to think that we could never see such evils again--that we would stand up and fight. But something deep in the human psyche--deeper than prejudice itself--leads people…
 
Sufism in America is now a developed sub-field of study that exists at the intersection of Islamic Studies, American religions, and popular spirituality. Varieties of American Sufism: Islam, Sufi Orders, and Authority in a Time of Transition (State University of New York Press 2020) an edited volume by Elliott Bazzano (Associate Professor of Religi…
 
A quinceañera is a traditional fifteenth birthday celebration for young women (though in contemporary times, it can also be for young men) in many Latinx communities. While the celebration has roots in religiosity, it has also become a space for imagining and performing class, identity, and Americanity. With fieldwork conducted in California, Texas…
 
Brian Campbell welcomes junior middleweight contender Erickson Lubin to preview Saturday's return against Terrell Gausha on Showtime. Rafe Bartholomew also drops by to sort out the top players at 154 pounds entering a flurry of big fights. The guys also lament a Mexican Independence Day weekend without Canelo Alvarez and count down the biggest figh…
 
'All Things Covered' with Patrick Peterson & Bryant McFadden' debuts on Tuesday, September 22nd with special guest Tyrann Mathieu. Download and subscribe now to get the first episode in your feed as soon as it is released! Patrick Peterson and Bryant McFadden have made a living for their coverage skills on the football field, and while it's a diffe…
 
In the thoroughly researched, lucidly narrated new book Shareholder Cities: Land Transformations Along Urban Corridors in India (University of Pennsylvania Press), Sai Balakrishnan (Assistant Professor of City and Urban Planning at UC Berkeley) examines the novel phenomenon of the conversion of agrarian landowners into urban shareholders in India’s…
 
Morning Kombat takes over the State of Combat feed as Rashad Evans Fills in for Luke Thomas. On episode 60 of Morning Kombat and joins Brian Campbell to recap everything that happened in the MMA this weekend, including two big Bellator events and Michelle Waterson taking down Angela Hill. The guys also discuss the recent sexual assault allegations …
 
“Consider the works of the renowned Nobel-prize-winning African American writer, literary and social critic, and activist Toni Morrison (b. 1931),” writes Majid Daneshgar. “Hers—like Said’s—are popular in the West and cover most of the principal themes covered by Orientalism, including otherness, outsider-ship, exploitation and cultural colonialism…
 
On a cold March day in 1893, 26-year-old nurse Lillian Wald rushed through the poverty-stricken streets of New York’s Lower East Side to a squalid bedroom where a young mother lay dying—abandoned by her doctor because she could not pay his fee. The misery in the room and the walk to reach it inspired Wald to establish Henry Street Settlement, which…
 
Although Latinos are now the largest non-majority group in the United States, existing research on white attitudes toward Latinos has focused almost exclusively on attitudes toward immigration. Ignored Racism: White Animus Toward Latinos (Cambridge University Press) changes that. It argues that such accounts fundamentally underestimate the politica…
 
Will we ever be able to talk to animals? Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and marine mammal scientist Diana Reiss, PhD, answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on animal and interspecies communications. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-querie…
 
In 2007, Ecuador joined the Latin American “Pink Tide” by electing a left-wing president, Rafael Correa, who voiced opposition to US imperialism and advocated higher levels of redistribution and social investment. However, shortly after coming to power, Correa came into conflict with members of his own coalition over the future of resource extracti…
 
As suburbanization, racial conflict, and the consequences of urban renewal threatened New York City with “urban crisis,” the administration of Mayor John V. Lindsay (1966–1973) experimented with a broad array of projects in open spaces to affirm the value of city life. Mariana Mogilevich provides a fascinating history of a watershed moment when des…
 
How are algorithms changing journalism? In Metrics at Work: Journalism and the Contested Meaning of Algorithms (Princeton University Press), Angèle Christin, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Stanford University, explores the impact of metrics and analytics on the newsrooms of New York and Paris. Using an ethnography of t…
 
This week the guys at The Last Round touch on the legal issues between Canelo Alvarez, Golden Boy, and DAZN, the PPV price for the upcoming SHOWTIME show headlined by the Charlo brothers; Review Anthony Yarde's win and whats next, Mean Machine's TKO over Zewski, Joet Gonzalez's win over Marriaga, and the team also previews this weekend's matchup be…
 
Has innovation taken a back seat during COVID-19? Andy Tsao, Managing Director or Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) joins us from Santa Clara to find out. Andy is leader of SVB’s Global Gateway, which assists emerging market innovation companies as they seek US market entry and US companies looking to expand abroad. SVB is a US-based commercial bank with o…
 
First-year SoftBank left-hander Matt Moore is the guest, we look at the Hawks, talk about the Pacific League race â�� not much to debate in the Central League â�� then discuss the huge milestone Giants manager Tatsunori Hara surpassed last week, look at a pair of careers that have been revived and handle some HighHeat.…
 
An early wave of research helped make visible the complex dynamics of sexuality and gender norms in Latino life, but a new generation of scholars is bringing renewed energy and curiosity to this field of inquiry. In this episode we sit down with Frederick Luis Aldama, Distinguished University Professor at the Ohio State University and co-editor of …
 
Has tennis gotten too routine? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice investigate the people and technology shaking up the sport with Top 40 player Nick Kyrgios and David Ramos, Coaching Education and Performance Manager at the USTA. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: http…
 
Off the Derech: Leaving Orthodox Judaism (SUNY Press, 2020), edited by Ezra Cappell and Jessica Lang, combines powerful first-person accounts with incisive scholarly analysis to understand the phenomenon of ultra-Orthodox Jews who leave their insular communities and venture into the wider world. In recent years, many formerly ultra-Orthodox Jews ha…
 
Capitalism seems to many to be in a sort of constant crisis, leaving many struggling to make ends meet. This desperation was intensified in 2008, and for many never went away in spite of claims of a general economic ‘recovery.’ More recently, the tensions and shortcomings of our current socioeconomic system have been exacerbated by the COVID-crisis…
 
On episode 55, Angel and I discuss returning to work in the midst of corona virus, toxic family relationships and what we are thankful for. Also!!!! We have merch now!!!! Check out our merch!! www.teepublic.com/user/lgbtchat Follow us and consider helping the growth of our podcast with any monetization, every cent helps! Venmo @LGBTChat or Donate h…
 
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew provide instant analysis to the bombshell dropped in California federal court by Canelo Alvarez to the tune of $280 million against DAZN and Golden Boy Promotions for breach of contract. The guys debate the potential fallout and look at who is right and wrong based on the 24-page complaint. Plus, an emotional rea…
 
Brian Campbell and UFC Hall of Famer Rashad Evans break down the latest news in MMA including Alistair Overeem keeping his title hopes alive with a brutal stoppage of Augusto Sakai. The guys debate whether Nick Diaz can be effective in his UFC return at age 37 despite a five-year layoff. Plus, a preview of weekend action including Michelle Waterson…
 
College students hook up and have sex. That is what many students expect to happen during their time at university—it is part of growing up and navigating the relationship scene on most American campuses today. But what do you do when you’re a student at an evangelical university? Students at these schools must negotiate a barrage of religiously im…
 
In this episode, I speak with Federico R. Waitoller about his book, Excluded by Choice: Urban Students with Disabilities in the Education Marketplace (Teachers College Press). This book highlights the challenges faced by students of color who have special needs and their parents who evaluate their educational options. We discuss the services to whi…
 
In an accessible and timely work of scholarship, celebrated historian Joshua B. Freeman's Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World (W. W. Norton) tells the story of the factory and examines how it has reflected both our dreams and our nightmares of industrialization and social change. He whisks readers from the early te…
 
Isabella Cosse’s Mafalda: A Social And Political History of a Global Comic (Duke University Press) is the definitive account of the most famous comic from Latin America, the Argentine strip Mafalda (1964-1973). Mafalda, a four-year-old girl living in a Buenos Aires apartment with her middle-class family, became an international symbol of dissent th…
 
What would actually make America great? More people. If the most challenging crisis in living memory has shown us anything, it’s that America has lost the will and the means to lead. From one of our foremost policy writers, One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger (Portfolio) is the provocative yet logical argument that if we aren’t movi…
 
Why does the Moon have more craters than the Earth? What’s the Moon’s true color? Is the dark side of the Moon real? Could we terraform the Moon? Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chuck Nice, and planetary scientist Raquel Nuno answer fan questions on lunar geology. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to ou…
 
The Routledge Handbook of Festivals (Routledge, 2018) offers a comprehensive evaluation of the most current research, debates, and controversies surrounding festivals. It covers a wide range of theories, concepts and contexts, such as sustainability, festival marketing and management, the strategic use of festivals, and their futures. The handbook …
 
Outbreaks of Ebola, SARS, MERS, and pandemic influenza are brutal reminders of the dangers of infectious disease. Comparing the development of disease control in Britain and the United States, from the 1793 yellow fever outbreak in Philadelphia to the H1N1 panics of more recent times, Diseased States: Epidemic Control in Britain and the United Stat…
 
We chat with Author and speaker Britt East for an enlightening and awakening discussion on life, perspective, perseverance and standing tall. Please go out and find a copy of his book, fit for anyone of any gender. www.BrittEast.com Check out our merch!! www.teepublic.com/user/lgbtchat Follow us and consider helping the growth of our podcast with a…
 
Jovana Babović’s Metropolitan Belgrade: Culture and Class in Interwar Yugoslavia (University of Pittsburgh Press) examines the ways in which middle-class Belgraders negotiated metropolitan modernity in the interwar era. Defying the historiographical conventions of its field, the book unearths leisure activities that captured the attention of Belgra…
 
Alicia M. Walker’s new book Chasing Masculinity: Men, Validation, Infidelity (Palgrave MacMillan) provides an insider glimpse of the experiences and perceptions that men have regarding their participation in infidelity. Walker offers a personal view of the inner workings of her participants’ most intimate relationships, as well as the way the men i…
 
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew break down the latest headlines in boxing including the standoff between Canelo Alvarez and the streaming app DAZN over his next purse which could lead to the Mexican star taking all of 2020 off. What's the future for boxing on DAZN? The guys also react to three weeks out from the Showtime PPV featuring both Char…
 
In Coming Out of the Magnolia Closet: Same-Sex Couples in Mississippi (University of Mississippi Press, 2020), John F. Marszalek III shares conversations with same-sex couples living in small-town and rural Mississippi. In the first book of its kind to focus on Mississippi, couples tell their stories of how they met and fell in love, their decision…
 
Marco Puleri’s Ukrainian, Russophone, (Other) Russian: Hybrid Identities and Narratives in Post-Soviet Culture and Politics (Peter Lang, 2020) examines a complex process of identity formation in the context of exposure to a diversity of linguistic and cultural influences. Puleri zeroes in on contemporary Ukraine to explore the specificities of cult…
 
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