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Welcome to Novel Pairings, a podcast dedicated to making the classics readable, relevant, and fun. Each episode we’ll discuss one classic book and share some recommendations for more contemporary reads that feature similar themes. As two nerdy bookworms, we appreciate the role of classic lit, but we but we won’t get too academic about it. We’ll talk about the books we love and the books we loath, and help stock your TBR pile with old and new reads for every literary taste.
 
Season 4 drops 9th October and then every Friday. A vast empire threatened by rebellion. A fiction podcast on an epic scale set in the most powerful city on earth... Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Can't get enough of the Tumanbay universe? The first Tumanbay novel, "The City of a Thousand Faces" by Walker Dryden, is now available.
 
The Trouble with Transformation is a serialised novel for ages 10 and up. Eleven years after his disappearance, Ginger Jones's Dad re-enters her life... via a note. His instructions are clear: Find the blueprints for his matter transformation machine and return them. But Ginger has moved on, and it hasn't been easy. If she's going to risk the new life she's made for herself, then her Dad will have to do things her way.
 
There's nothing like a good romance novel. And there's definitely nothing like a cheap romance novel. On 'Too Stupid to Live' comedy writer/actor Becky Feldman along with a hilarious guest review romance novels that are $5 or less. Each episode is filled with naughty reviews, sexy excerpts and perceptive analysis on those steamy book covers.
 
Each week on Smart Podcast, Trashy Books, Sarah Wendell interviews authors, readers, reviewers, bloggers, publishing professionals, editors, and librarians about romance novels, which are among the most popular genres in fiction worldwide. Popular guests include: Ilona Andrews, Robin Bradford, NPR's Barrie Hardymon, Jaye Wells, and Rachel Aaron. Amanda, Carrie, Elyse, and RedHeadedGirl, the crew of reviewers at SB-TB.com, also make frequent appearances with maximum silliness. Frequent topics ...
 
The official podcast of ReadingIsMySuperPower.org. Two romance authors nerd out over books, movies and TV! Romance authors Jessica Kate and Hannah Davis know the only thing better than reading, writing or watching good stories, is talking about them. Visit facebook.com/storynerds.
 
Harnessing Bloomberg's reporting from every continent, Bloomberg's Prognosis podcast brings the news, data and analysis you need for living in the time of Covid-19. In around ten minutes, we will explain the latest developments in health and science, the impact on individuals, industries and governments and the adaptations they are making in the face of the global pandemic. Come back weekday afternoons for a short dose of the best information about the novel coronavirus from more than 120 bu ...
 
A Ready Player One podcast for people who love things! The Basement is your companion to the Ready Player One novel. Join Albert and his cohosts each episode as they breakdown the novel and dive into the plethora of pop culture references through a series of homework assignments and challenges.
 
10/23 S5: Holiday Mashup premieres! On Romance at a Glance, Bridget and Shani read a different genre of romance novel each season and interview some of romance’s biggest authors. They crack each other up while getting into the nitty-gritty of real-life romance, relationships, and sex. Expect spontaneous singing, funny anecdotes, life lessons, naughty language, and 1000% honest reviews. We’ve been called savage and we’re not mad about it.
 
FiveThirtyEight's COVID-19 podcast is laser-focused on evidence. What do we know about the novel coronavirus, and what do we know we don't know? COVID-19 has pushed Americans into more uncertain territory than most have ever known. Our podcast helps listeners understand what they can be certain about, and what is still unknown. We investigate coronavirus mysteries, debate when it's safe to reopen the economy and keep track of the latest scientific developments on vaccines and treatments. We ...
 
Evaludate is a podcast about examining straight dating sims from a gay perspective. Co--hosted by Air (https://twitter.com/dragonomatopoei) and Madelyn (https://twitter.com/daingertmadelyn). Follow Us: https://twitter.com/evaludatepod
 
Entertaining, actionable advice on craft, productivity and creativity for writers in all genres, hosted by Jessica Lahey (freelancer, essayist and NYT best-selling author of "The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Children Can Succeed", KJ Dell'Antonia (NYT contributor and former editor; her novel, The Chicken Sisters, debuts in June 2020, How to Be a Happier Parent is available now) and Sarina Bowen (USA today best-selling author of more than 30 romance novels).
 
Oh No! Lit Class is a semi-educational comedy literature podcast hosted by Megan and RJ, two bitter English grads who are here to tell you all the weird and sexy things you never knew about the books you had to read in school. Let's ruin some literary classics together. New episodes released every other Thursday.
 
A Star Wars literary podcast that strives to deliver an educational and yet, entertaining analysis and outlook, pertaining to the new canonical novels/YA books from the galaxy far, far away. In other words, Becca and Mark are your guardians to the Whills and your librarians to the long-lost Jedi Archives.
 
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Today we are thrilled to welcome Courtney Wallace, also known as The Incessant Bookworm on her blog, Youtube, and Instagram account where she shares what she’s reading, tips for the reading life, and reading challenges. We’re chatting with Courtney about her back to school reading challenge, how reading challenges influence her reading life, AND we…
 
Today we have chapter 17 of ‘Outcast’ on deck for you, and a small story about me meeting – and surprising – an accomplished fantasy author. Content Warning: This chapter contains scenes of suggested sexual content, and suggested child abuse. Listener discretion is advised. Show Notes: The Kick In the Cast on Podchaser: https://podchaser.com/kickin…
 
Hey HBs, it's our first sexy ghost!!!! Come join us for Halloween Boo by Sarah Spade. It's a lovely tale of a ghost who falls in love with the woman who lives in the apartment he's haunting and gets the 24 hours of Halloween to become corporeal! He not only *gets* a boner, but he GETS TO USE IT! And Spade does a ton of fabulous references to Hallow…
 
Today Amanda and I are talking with Gretchen McCulloch, author of Because Internet and host of the podcast “Lingthusiasm.” If you like listening to a really smart person with intricate knowledge of what’s going on beneath the mundane, this is an episode for you. We start by fangirling about Courtney Milan and creative use of language in some of her…
 
This week on A "Horror" Console, Chris and Karradyne talk about Cutthroat Kitchen, how Chris is oblivious when it comes clothes, and a really cute baby. Afterwards, they explore what makes Spirals so horrifying in Junji Ito's Uzumaki. Then Chris obsesses over the lore and world of Ghostbusters when he plays Ghostbusters: The Video Game. They finish…
 
I love this series. It’s adorable, funny, endearing, and just comfy. Maybe you’ve seen the anime adaptation? Well, here’s my recommendation for the manga! Manga Recommendation: Teasing Master Takagi-san by Soichiro Yamamoto Music Orbiting A Distant Planet by Quantum Jazz Eclosion by Salmo Check out my website. It has links to all my stuff: dokupe.c…
 
It’s comfort read week! What makes a comfort read, why do we turn to them, what do we want from them, and why on earth do blue aliens fit the bill?! This week, we all need a comfort read, and we’re joined by Dani Lacey, host of Ice Planet Pod and Black Chick Lit Podcast, to talk about all things comfort reads! We’re putting read alongs on hold for …
 
Episode Synopsis: Rufus Smith sends a telegram to Arthur that the Czarina Catherine has been reported entering Galatz.The group is not overly surprised to discover that the Count had changed course. Mina is surprisingly helpful and free to talk as she tells the group the best train to take them through Galatz. Arthur, Quincey, and Jonathan go to ma…
 
Follow ups to the big shake ups in how DC is distributing their books and what is the definition of a retailer. Plus, what do you mean you’re kinda sorta Moon Knight? Or She-Hulk, whatever works for you? What we read last week, what we’re looking forward to this week, Todd Art Attack, discussion of the second episode of Hulu’s Helstrom and so much …
 
Mark Leibovich is the chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine and author of two great books, "Big Game," about the NFL, and "This Town," about Washington D.C. and politics. And in our Election Week special, we talk about Trump, and this election, and the NFL, and how to stay sane this week. We're taking next week off, so this i…
 
Episode Synopsis: The Czarina Catherine is now two days overdue, and Van Helsing is worried that the Count may have somehow managed to circumvent their efforts. Mina gives the same report, but says that the waves are fainter than before. Follow us on Twitter.com/CryptiCanticles, Facebook.com/DraculaRadioPlay, and at crypticcanticles.com…
 
Robinhood has become one of the Covid economy’s breakout successes. Americans marooned at home binge-watched Netflix shows, went shopping on Amazon Prime, and discovered day trading on their mobile phones. “Robinhood traders” became the shorthand explanation for the frenzy of often speculative retail investing in the pandemic lockdowns. But Annie M…
 
Episode Synopsis: Dr. Seward is growing anxious that the Czarina Catherine has not yet arrived. Mina still reports that the ship is at sea. Seward suspects that the ship may be waiting for some fog to clear, but all are ready to hurry to the docks at a moment’s notice. Follow us on Twitter.com/CryptiCanticles, Facebook.com/DraculaRadioPlay, and at …
 
Oates-tober comes to an end! Malu Mirones (AP FILM by Film School Professionals) brings the shortest story ever to wrap up our month of Joyce Carol Oats! Also: the most intense game of Gatekeeper ever! Also: the show gains a celebrity nemesis! 30:08 A Literary Game 1:07:58 Final Thoughts TopgallantRadio.com - Radio for sailors…
 
Nah Man, We’re Good. …but thanks for thinking of us. Another new layout for Sidekicks, decided upon in real time (Recorded first but added to the end of the episode, and the we still talk about it at the new start. What is even happening??). Too much cardboard!! Plush cake. Lunar Distribution becomes the only distributor of DC Comics starting in 20…
 
Episode Synopsis: Everyone is giddy about the Czarina Catherine being reported in the Dardanelles, except Mina, who by request has not been told, and Jonathan, who is laser-focused on his task of preparing to meet the Count again. Seward and Van Helsing are worried about Mina, who is particularly lethargic that day. Van Helsing says that they need …
 
Episode Synopsis: After a week of waiting, the men have not received any new news via telegram, or from Mina’s hypnotic report.Rufus Smith sends Arthur a telegram via the Vice Consul that the Czarina Catherine has just crossed through the Dardanelles. Follow us on Twitter.com/CryptiCanticles, Facebook.com/DraculaRadioPlay, and at crypticcanticles.c…
 
Jesse is joined by comedian Rusty Wright of the Sweet Heat Podcast! They discuss David Foster Wallace's review of the 98 AVN Awards, their favorite adult film stars, Gonzo journalism, sex toys, and swallowing your pride. Find him @rusty_jawn and listen to the Sweet Heat Podcast @sweet_heat_cast. @jessedraham @jessedraham@gmail.com @mrjezzicho…
 
Black Americans have an increased vulnerability to Covid. Many explanations have been floated for that: Black people are more likely to have chronic illnesses such as diabetes and high blood pressure; many work in frontline jobs. But Cynthia Koons reports that scientists are increasingly certain that bad air plays a role in the coronavirus’s course…
 
Harry and his friends celebrate first his birthday then a Weasley wedding. The latter is crashed by a passel of Death Eaters looking for some death to eat. Luckily Harry, Ron, and Hermione escape to his recently inherited unfindable house. We are Alice Sullivan (@alicemsullivan), Micah Sparkman, and Jeff Lake (@jeff_lake). Support us on Patreon! Mu…
 
This is one of Shani's all time favorite paranormal series and so we HAD to start with it in our holiday mashup! We only had a few PNR slots due to calendar problems (silly calendars), so we had to make them count. And we couldn't be more happy we did. This novella start to the Immortals After Dark series was a goddamn delight! The Warlord Wants fo…
 
Episode 0014 - 0016 Recap Episode 0017 Narrative The Pop! Saturday Night Live (1975 - Present) Pink Panther (1963) Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) Star Trek: The Wrath of Kahn (1982) Silence of the Lambs (1991) The Space Giants (1966 - 1967) John Draper (1943 - Present) Dwellings Long Neglected Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) Meatloaf …
 
Have you ever, while banging out a document of any kind in Word or Pages or whatever, thought to yourself “Dang, this would be so much easier if ______.” Every writer has been there, but only a few rare souls actually go on to “I am going to make something that does that, darn it.” Jacob Wright is that rare soul. Once upon a time, while drafting hi…
 
His stinging critique of European colonial racism and hypocrisy Discours sur le Colonialisme was first published in 1950. How does it resonate today? A founder of the Négritude movement, Aimé Césaire (26 June 1913 – 17 April 2008) also wrote poetry and a biography of Haitian revolutionary leader Toussaint Louverture. To discuss the influence of Cés…
 
In the U.S., enthusiasm on the right is building for so-called herd immunity, as the public grows skeptical of coronavirus vaccines. These developments could dash hopes for containing Covid-19 in the months ahead. Proponents of herd immunity say exposing more people to the coronavirus will build protection broadly in the population. But experts say…
 
Jill, Eustace, and Puddleglum journey through a snowstorm to Harfang. Your Lamp-post Links: Support us on Patreon or follow us into Narnia on our Twitter or Facebook pages. You can also email us at thenarniapodcast@gmail.com or leave us a voicemail at (406) 646-6733. Apple Podcasts | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher Radio | Podcast Website | YouTub…
 
Two huge, future shaping stories, one for DC and another for Marvel. One good, one bad. Plus, what is DC doing with all those finished 5G books? And a deep discussion about art and sketch covers and discovering new artists live on the air. What we read last week, what we’re looking forward to this week, Todd Art Attack, spoiler filled discussion of…
 
Everything Ends. Including this series. Kim is chucking loads of crap away, but first he wants to say thank you to the complete stranger that gave him some urine. Starring Adam Buxton as Adam Buxton. Futile Attempts (At Surviving Tomorrow) is written and presented by Kim Noble. The producer is Benbrick. The series is produced by Novel. www.thisisno…
 
How a Croydon housewife baffled a 1930s ghost hunter - the author of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, Kate Summerscale, talks to Matthew Sweet about her discovery of a dossier of interviews about a poltergeist "terrorising" Alma Fielding which made headlines in the 1938 Sunday Pictorial newspaper.30 artists interested in seances and spirituality are o…
 
David Hill grew up in Hot Springs, Arkansas, and knew little about the town's history with gambling, the mob and '50s vice. But he discovered it while researching and writing "The Vapors: A Southern Family, the New York Mob, and the Rise and Fall of Hot Springs, America's Forgotten Capital of Vice." It's a terrific, terrific book. You might also kn…
 
Today Chelsey and Sara are discussing Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. We admit to some bad English major habits in this episode, and we get super nerdy with a discussion on Gothic novels and the Romantic literary movement, modern horror, and the history behind Mary Shelley’s iconic monster. We also make some surprising modern connections across scien…
 
This week's episode of THE RABBIT, THE JAGUAR, & THE SNAKE: BG finally explains what this whole thing is about. Check out my new album, Set It All On Fire. Buy some sweet Lilith merch HERE. Support Mad Tales on Patreon! Thanks for tuning in! You guys rock! JN jamesnoll.net Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/madtales)…
 
Today I have chapter 16 of Outcast WARNING: This episode contains scenes of consensual mature content of an intimate nature. While explicit language is not used, there is allusion to sex between two people. In this episode, Dalan returns to his dwelling after his weekend retreat with Khrasa, expecting to come home to an empty home. However, our you…
 
It's hard to overestimate the impact Francine Rivers has had on the Christian fiction industry - her 1991 novel Redeeming Love has sold 3 million copies, is still releasing new editions (last week!) and the movie comes out next year. Hear Francine discuss everything from her experience writing the Redeeming Love screenplay to what she finds hardest…
 
Millions of Europeans are facing tighter restrictions on their movements, with London, Paris, and Vienna enforcing stricter curbs. On Monday, the government of Wales announced a two-week “fire-break” lockdown designed to curb the spread of coronavirus. All non-essential retail outlets, including pubs and restaurants, will be closed from October 23r…
 
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