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This podcast is focused on technology that supports people who are blind and visually impaired. Our panel of IT Trainers & guest panelists discuss all the latest in mainstream and inclusive technology innovations in a fun and informative manner. V I Labs is the technology function within Vision Ireland. Vision Ireland is the national sight loss agency in Ireland. V I Labs provide technology assessments and training for all our service users. We are a not for profit charity, which offers supp ...
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BlindTechAdventures seeks to serve your content consumption needs by providing both interesting tech topics and adventure-related topics. This started as a YouTube channel, however we are providing this podcast as an alternative way for consuming this content. To check out the YouTube channel where you can interact with us live during the broadcast, please visit www.youtube.com/blindtechadventures
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Android isn’t just phones. It's a complex ecosystem. It’s feature-filled. It’s customizable. Each week, Jason Howell will take a closer look at the Android operating system as well as the unique devices running it worldwide. From feature spotlights, to tips and tricks, and even reviews of apps that make Android so much fun, Hands-On Android will change how you use your smartphone for the better. Screen reader support enabled. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episod ...
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SonicErotica aims to provide erotic audio specifically tailored towards people with vision impairment. You'll find us easy to navigate with a screen reader such as JAWS, and full of stimulating stories, provocative dialogue, real sounds and personal confessions to make your ears blush. Our focus is not only on creating audio versions of great fiction, but on really bringing these to life with high sound quality and authentic soundscapes to deliver to the visually impaired (and anyone else wi ...
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Android isn’t just phones. It's a complex ecosystem. It’s feature-filled. It’s customizable. Each week, Jason Howell will take a closer look at the Android operating system as well as the unique devices running it worldwide. From feature spotlights, to tips and tricks, and even reviews of apps that make Android so much fun, Hands-On Android will change how you use your smartphone for the better. Screen reader support enabled. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episod ...
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Books with Betsy is a podcast that celebrates the reading life of all readers. Each week, Betsy interviews a different person about their reading life. Listen for book recommendations, reading tips, and to join in the joy that reading brings. And remember, anyone who reads is a reader.
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Everything Stephen King, from Carrie to The Institute, from the novels to the short stories, from the small screen to the big screen. Each month we take a deep dive into one book from the bibliography of the King of horror fiction, while also charting the byways of King's forays into other genres (The Dark Tower series, On Writing etc) and also casting an eye on the many TV and film adaptations of King's work. Recorded live from the UEA media suite, Richard Sheppard interviews writers, acade ...
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Design Domination helps freelance designers gain confidence, clarity and a competitive edge in a crowded marketplace. Adjust your mindset, become more business savvy and sharpen your creative skills, so you get more respect and command higher rates. If you're a logo designer, print designer or web designer looking to make a successful living freelancing, you will benefit from Colleen's real-world expertise in branding, publication design and layout, website design and design business. You'll ...
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From great new books to favorite classic reads, from news to the latest in on-screen adaptations, Hey YA is here to elevate the exciting world of young adult lit.
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Plans Are Booked

Molly Galler, Stephanie Blackburn, & Kaitlin Mattison

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Welcome to Plans Are Booked, a podcast for every reader, hosted by Molly Galler, Stephanie Blackburn, and Kaitlin Mattison. We're three friends who love to read, swap books, and count down until the film and TV adaptations of our favorites are released. Follow us on Instagram, @plansarebooked, or reach out to us directly at plansarebooked@gmail.com.
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An authoritative look at recent books that may or may not have shown up on your radar screen. Fiction and non-fiction. Biographies and comic books. Politics and the arts. And quite certainly, no gardening or cookery books. All presented with Tim Haigh’s passion for books and writing. Tim is a widely respected critic, reviewer and broadcaster. Expert without being stuffy, he is noted for the lively intelligence and irreverence he brings to the field.
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Getting past "and what is it you do?" to "how do you do it?" and "why?" These episodes, drawn from across the Slate network, dive into how to live while making a living.
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Between Silo seasons, Wool-Shift-Dust is exploring the outer sectors of the galaxy with the newest Hugh Howey sci-fi adaptation to hit the screen: Beacon 23, airing on MGM+. We'll be covering the full season, a few episodes at a time.Meanwhile, our ongoing Dune retrospective goes deep into what makes a good adaptation, with the book many call the most important work of science fiction ever, the unadaptable yet often adapted Dune – from the book to the movies you know and the ones you probabl ...
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"The most powerful handheld BIOGAS ANALYZER. Ideally suited for solid waste disposal, Digesters plus Waste to Energy Engine Tuning Simple operation,Compact & Rugged,Easy Data Handling,Low ownership cost. For solid waste disposal and anaerobic digesters, the OPTIMA 7 measures methane, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, oxygen, plus pressure, flow and temperature. It can also be outfitted for the tuning of WTE engines, whether on biogas or natural gas to measure carbon monoxide and NOx. Fast an ...
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Our founder, Gary Kayye, has been in AV for over 20-years and he sometimes rants about bad AV and does a lot of raving about good AV in this nearly-daily podcast. These podcasts are generally 2-4 minutes in length.
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Where We Live

Connecticut Public Radio

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Produced by Connecticut Public, 'Where We Live' puts Connecticut in context. Host Catherine Shen brings us fascinating, informed, in-depth conversations and stories beyond news headlines. We start local, but we take time to explore domestic and international issues and consider how they impact us personally and here at home.
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Here at Raise the Room we're trying to deal with the journey of parenthood in a conscious way, but not in an 'I take myself too seriously' kind of way. There has got to be some humour and levity, otherwise none of us will survive it! I'm your host Danica, I'm a teacher, mother, intuitive and Human Design Reader. This also means I weave Human Design into the show any chance I can, as it has helped me understand myself and my family dynamic, immensely. Remember, you bring so much to the table, ...
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Millennial Soul Food

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The Millennial Soul Food podcast is hosted by Keon Dillon aka Keyoncé, a Spiritual Life and Business Coach, Cultural Sociologist, Tarot Reader and Cosmonaut based in Atlanta, GA. Food for the Mind, Body, and Soul, the show is all about Spirituality, the Occult Arts, and Tarot from Keyoncé’s Black, Queer, Southern perspective. Please Like, Comment, Share, and/or Leave a Review on iTunes. Thanks so much for listening! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/millennial-sou ...
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Set in 19th century Russia, The Brothers Karamazov (Russian: Братья Карамазовы) is the last novel written by the illustrious author Fyodor Dostoyevsky who died a few months before the book's publication. The deeply philosophical and passionate novel tells the story of Fyodor Karamazov, an immoral debauch whose sole aim in life is the acquisition of wealth. Twice married, he has three sons whose welfare and upbringing, he cares nothing about. At the beginning of the story, Dimitri Karamazov, ...
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All this week on Where We Live, we're turning over the hour to bring you a five-part series about mental health from American Public Media's initiative, Call To Mind. This initiative aims to foster new conversations about mental health, share new knowledge, and empower people to engage in their well-being. People living homeless have higher rates o…
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On this episode, Rachel Kilthorne, a self-processed nerd’s nerd, discusses her love of both fantasy novels and going deep on a subject in non-fiction. She names many series and discusses how she determines when to re-read or when to let go of a series. I also get to go on a soapbox rant about reading diversely, especially in genre fiction. Books me…
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This week, host Ronald Young Jr. talks to Darrin Bell, creator of the syndicated newspaper comic strip Candorville. In the interview, Darrin explains how hard it was to get Candorville picked up for syndication and how all newspaper comics artists face an up-hill battle to get published. He also talks about his routine for creating new strips every…
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In this hour, Where We Live is passing the microphone to our colleagues at New Hampshire Public Radio. Hear a conversation from NHPR's 'By Degrees' 2024 Climate Summit. In this conversation, climate reporters from around the region and NPR discuss the role solutions-based journalism can play in affecting community action and accountability. Members…
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In this hour, Where We Live is passing the microphone to our colleagues at New Hampshire Public Radio. Hear a conversation from NHPR's 'By Degrees' 2024 Climate Summit. In the past year, New England has experienced storms in July, December, January, and April, resulting in flooding and significant property damage from the coast of Maine to the rive…
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This week we have a special treat for you. We are recording at Molly's beach house (a first!) and talking about a subject all three of us are very passionate about - the best book to movie / TV adaptations. Our list is vast and covers many genres - coming of age, family drama, sports towns, dystopian tales, mystery, romance and more. In our catch u…
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Erica and Kelly highlight some of the best new YA releases hitting shelves in July. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Make this your most bookish summer yet with personalized reading recommendations from Tailored Book Recommendation…
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We all know about the mental health crisis wreaking havoc throughout the nation and world. On this week’s episode of Well, Now we’re continuing our ongoing discussions of mental health, and this time we’re tackling men’s mental health as a whole. Prime’s new show Counsel Culture, hosted by Nick Cannon and medical professionals across the spectrum, …
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More than 200 Americans visit the emergency department for nonfatal firearm injuries each day. That now includesformer president Donald Trump who was shot in his right ear at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania over the weekend and brought to the hospital. Today, we talk about gun violence as a public health crisis. The U.S. Surgeon General recently p…
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Every year, we produce a summer reading hour to talk about some of our favorite books of this year, and give you recommendations of the best beach reads. And this year, we’re diving into the illustrious, the notorious, the infamous paperback: the romance novel. There’s a lot of stigma attached to romance reading, especially within the reading commu…
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On this episode, Rachel Rolland, a hobby-enthusiast, discusses her love for weird books, including two authors with a decently large backlist that I’ve never heard of. We discuss how a book about accounting can help investigate the way we see the world, how some books just shouldn’t be adapted to screen, and her love for the bookstores where she wo…
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This week, host Isaac Butler talks to Sally Franson, the author of two novels: A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out and the brand new release Big in Sweden, which was inspired by her real-life experience as a contestant on a Swedish reality competition show. In the interview, Sally digs into the challenges of writing her second novel and the realizations …
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This hour, we’re celebrating some of the most memorable moments with Katie Pellico as she begins another chapter of her career. She'll soon start a new position managing development and communication at Common Ground High School, Urban Farm and Environmental Education Center in New Haven, but we won't soon forget coverage she helped to lead on... C…
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It’s hard getting your book published. It’s even harder when you’re an author of color. Between 1950 and 2018, 96% of American fiction books published were written by white authors. Today, hear from two Latina authors in Connecticut about their debut books. They’ll talk about navigating the publishing industry and the importance of centering margin…
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This week we have a lively catch up, including Steph updating us on the plumbing saga, Kaitlin surviving a golf tournament during a scorching heatwave, and Molly meeting some of the visitors to her Little Free Library. Then we deep dive on The Seven Year Slip by Ashley Poston. During our chat, we share our favorite time hop stories (books and movie…
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Erica offers up some YA books led by disabled characters to celebrate Disability Pride Month. There's a queer Greek retelling, autistic changelings, and a little polyamory, as a treat. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Make this you…
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When you think of Hartford, Connecticut, what comes to mind? Maybe Elizabeth Park, good eats, and our state capitol? Odds are, you’re probably not thinking of Hartford as a destination for making movies! But some creatives are trying to change that. After graduating from the Yale, Connecticut native TJ Noel-Sullivan lived in Los Angeles for a short…
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This week on Talking Technology we dive deeper into description app PiccyBot with its developer Martijn van der Spek. With David not finding much use for PiccyBot last time we spoke about it on Quick Picks, will he be eating his words? In tech news we tell you about a new service launching for Vision Ireland Bookshare users as well as checking out …
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Trisha is craving a break from her job, but she doesn’t want to drain her bank account. On today’s episode, Courtney Martin connects Trisha to DJ DiDonna, founder of The Sabbatical Project, who’s on a quest to make extended breaks accessible to all. DJ explains how to plan for a sabbatical that is both meaningful and manageable. If you liked this e…
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Stamford-based nonprofit Keep America Beautiful found almost 50 billion pieces of litter along U.S. road- and waterways in 2020. This hour, we’re spotlighting some of the small-but-mighty efforts to clean litter and protect wildlife in Connecticut. New Haven river keeper Peter Davis and his assistant David Burgess have been clearing parks and river…
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On this episode, Monika and I discuss her love of fantasy, she mentions so many series, some longer than others, and we share the joy of staff picks in an indie bookstore. We also talk about the magic of airplane reading and how amazing Libby can be. If you are interested in the Reddit thread Monika mentions, you can find that here. Books mentioned…
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This week, host June Thomas talks to Jim Saah, a photographer who documented D.C.’s legendary hardcore punk scene in the 1980’s and 90’s. In the interview, Jim explains how he fell in love with punk music in high school and soon started photographing bands like Minor Threat and Fugazi. He also discusses the chaotic environments he had to work in, a…
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Dating in 2024 can be tough. There are no shortage of stories about dating in the age of Tinder, Bumble, Hinge, and more! But today, we're going to talk about dating, and falling in love, when you're an older adult. Last fall, the spinoff show “The Golden Bachelor” started a national conversation about falling in love in midlife and beyond. Today w…
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This week, Erica talks about YA from earlier in 2024 you may have missed and Kelly talks with author Hope Jahren about remixing classic literature for YA readers, writing for multiple audiences, and more. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsl…
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Women, girls, and people assigned female at birth make up more than half of the world’s population. Yet, many of them say they don’t feel supported, heard, or cared for in the doctor’s office — even in spaces designed specifically for their care like obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Sharon Malone, veteran OB/GYN, is on a mission to change that. On th…
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Finding long-term resources and programs for young people with autism can be challenging, and in some cases, incredibly disheartening. The needs of autistic youth can vary. As a spectrum disorder, some diagnosed with high functioning autism can live relatively normal lives pursuing college, careers and relationships. But others require more support…
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Since the #MeToo movement, the presence of intimacy coordinators have become more common on movie and TV sets. In this episode, Elle McAlpine the intimacy coordinator for many projects including Poor Things and Baby Reindeer, talks about what her job entails, from choreographing the perfect orgasm to navigating tricky workplace dynamics. Podcast pr…
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Historian and scholar Deb Harkness was studying the intersection of science and magic in history and the humanities, when she was struck by the trend of "vampire boyfriend" stories in books and popular culture. She asked herself, "What if there really are these creatures living around us? What do they do for a living? Why have I never met any of th…
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In this episode, Anna Deem, a high school English teacher in Chicago, and I discuss how seasons of life change our reading habits, her love of poetry, and our definitive shared overrated book. We also discuss the influence of the Beat generation on her writing and end with some excellent recommendations for books she enjoys with her 4-year-old daug…
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This week, host Ronald Young Jr. talks to John DeLore, a podcast editor and sound designer who’s been in the industry since its heyday. He’s produced hugely popular shows for companies like Gimlet and Stitcher, and now he runs his own production company, Starlight Diner Studio. In the interview, John breaks down his sound design process, shares tip…
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Back once again with undisputed Queen of Stephen King podcasting, Kim C. In this episode, Kim C. plays Sherpa Tenzing to my increasingly word-baggery Edmund Hilary as we scale the second Dark Tower novel, The Drawing of the Three. As you will hear, this installment of the DT series left us bewitched, bothered, bemused and with breathe completely ta…
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Our fever for The Stand has gone full blown this month, as we finish our epic conversation with Andy Stanton. We discuss the mutations of The Stand, from the graphic novels to the miniseries and touching on the forthcoming The End of the World as We Know It, a collection of short stories set in the world of Captain Trips with contributions from pas…
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Even before the pandemic, half of all adults reported experiencing measurable levels of loneliness. In 2023, a report from Surgeon General Vivek Murthy showed that loneliness and isolation has physical consequences like increased risk of heart disease, stroke and dementia. Murthy stressed how social connection is the key to individual and community…
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Could Planar’s WallDirector Cloud software-as-a-service ecosystem, designed to manage Planar’s LEDs, be the cloud-based management platform that every other display company ends up emulating? I think it’s possible! Today’s Rants & rAVes episode features Planar’s Robert Detwiler, who talks about WallDirector and its management of the Planar ecosyste…
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Could Planar’s WallDirector Cloud software-as-a-service ecosystem, designed to manage Planar’s LEDs, be the cloud-based management platform that every other display company ends up emulating? I think it’s possible! Today’s Rants & rAVes episode features Planar’s Robert Detwiler, who talks about WallDirector and its management of the Planar ecosyste…
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Education budget cuts from this legislative session are slamming schools at all levels, from early education to higher education. This hour, we hear from Connecticut Mirror budget reporter Keith Phaneuf, and education reporter Jessika Harkay. Plus, we check in with the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents, and Chancellor of the …
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We kick off this week with a lively catch up. Steph details the latest drama with the plumber at the renovation house (and makes a big reveal). She also tells us about volunteering at two different barns. Kaitlin recaps her re-retirement party from teaching and gushes about the recent Normal People viewing party with Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar Jon…
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Peerless-AV’s STS650 Universal Scissor Wall Mount made its debut in 2024 and immediately became a hit with AV integrators and end users alike due to its unique ability to allow for AV gear to be racked behind it professionally (sans cable ties). Peerless-AV VP Sales, North America and APAC, Brian McClimans, joined the latest episode of Rants & rAVe…
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Peerless-AV’s STS650 Universal Scissor Wall Mount made its debut in 2024 and immediately became a hit with AV integrators and end users alike due to its unique ability to allow for AV gear to be racked behind it professionally (sans cable ties). Peerless-AV VP Sales, North America and APAC, Brian McClimans, joined the latest episode of Rants & rAVe…
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Kelly talks about the history and legacy of Robert Cormier's The Chocolate War for its 50th anniversary, including its long-running favor among book banners. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! Learn something new, sharpen your skills…
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For years, psychiatrists have been researching new methods to help people with treatment-resistant mental illness. These include severe cases of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other debilitating diagnoses. One type of drug has seen some positive results in clinical trials: psychedelics like psilocybin, MDMA, ketamine, and LSD. In p…
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We kick off the show this week by sharing your voice notes on a range of topics, from AfterShokz headphones to accessible dating apps. Next, we dive into the world of Audio Described Sports Commentary, a service that brings all the excitement of live football to fans with sight loss. Shamrock Rovers FC audio described commentator Phelim Warren join…
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Housing in Connecticut has not only gotten more expensive, it’s much harder to find. The state vacancy rate is only 3.5% and the median rent is $2,000. Housing touches every aspect of our life. From health to education to community, where you live, makes a difference. So why is housing so hard to find? There’s no easy answer, but our guests say tha…
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Anna talks to Dr. Orna Guralnik, the psychoanalyst from Showtime’s Couples Therapy, and then to Kara Swisher, the pugnacious tech journalist and podcast host, about the art of the interview, and how they get people to open up to them. Kara Swisher’s new book is Burn Book: A Tech Love Story, and you can read her 1989 Washington Post article here. Th…
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Elysia talks to Beacon 23 season 2 co-showrunner Glen Mazzara about the show, what it's like to be a showrunner (during a strike), with deep and honest reflection of how story decisions are made, and answers to some of our lingering questions. Before and after the interview, Luke joins Elysia to talk through this and other new information, and play…
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