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Our greatest actors transport us through the magic of fiction, one short story at a time. Sometimes funny. Always moving. Selected Shorts connects you to the world with a rich diversity of voices from literature, film, theater, and comedy. New episodes every Thursday. Produced and distributed by Symphony Space.
 
A shy and dowdy country girl, Berenice feels socially inept beside her vivacious and sophisticated cousin, Marjorie. But Marjorie decides to groom her and when Berenice turns out better than she expected, Marjorie is delighted, till Berenice catches the eye of one of Marjorie's own faithful admirers. Will Berenice remain the timid and diffident country girl, or will her newfound success give her courage? Lois, a young girl engaged to be married, suddenly becomes unsure about the relationship ...
 
Short stories and skits of varying lengths and writing styles are narrated, performed and dramatized by skilled actors. Either choose them at random, or select your favorite literary genre according to your mood. Crime Without Grime may be lighthearted or murder most foul; The Spouse Trap covers marital discord which may be funny or may be dark; Life In The Slow Lane offers anecdotal stories from suburbia that may make you laugh – or cry, while Wannarbee Bond is a pulp fiction spoof with ove ...
 
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The Entire City

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The Entire City

A.B. Hogan & S.G. Ellerhoff

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The Entire City is a podcast about stories. Co-hosts Alexander and Steve convene in each episode to discuss a pair of short stories. Connections between the two may be obvious, intuitive, or downright mysterious. The goal, in discussing select works, is great conversation about art, life, culture, and the unknown. If narrative empathy affords readers the chance to live lives we will never live, talking about stories provides the opportunity to explore the artistic expansion of perspective to ...
 
Southern Californians may be short on time but they are never short on curiosity. Every Friday, Spectrum News 1 political reporter and anchor Alex Cohen gives listeners the important local news and information SoCal needs to know in one fell swoop. In just about 17 minutes, listeners will get informed on the issues affecting Southern California. Featuring occasional interviews with SoCal newsmakers, “SoCal in 17” is the definitive weekly podcast for those living in and around Los Angeles.​​
 
Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author’s imagination. The reader-selected stories ...
 
Podcast and vidcast set in a monthly book club format from two huge Warhammer 40,000 lore fans. If you like reading WH40k novels, short stories, audio dramas, etc., then this is the podcast for you. Every two weeks we select a book from the vast Black Library to read and discuss. Sometimes we read old books and sometimes we read newer releases. We always have a method to our madness as to why! If you’ve never read any WH40k and aren’t sure where to start, we have advice regarding that too on ...
 
Selects is the podcast for people looking to listen to something new, where you can hear great short pieces submitted by independent producers and from up-and-coming podcasts. Each episode features a curated set of short pieces (less than 10 minutes) and provides links to the producers podcast so you can easily subscribe to the ones you liked.
 
AHMM introduces The Hitchcock Podcast Series. Each month we post a new reading of a favorite story from our archives, selected and introduced by the magazine's editor, Linda Landrigan. For over 60 years, AHMM has published the best in short crime fiction. This podcast series features stories by AHMM contributors, occasionally supplemented by interviews with the authors. Visit TheMysteryPlace.com for more stories, book reviews, subscription information, and more.
 
Welcome to Short Plays for Short Journeys, the podcast that brings you new plays by exciting authors, to listen to while you’re on the move. Rich stories are all around us and we’ve carefully selected some of the most original pieces which reflect today’s dynamic new authors. Performed by a diverse range of voices and viewpoints, immerse yourself as we tackle the modern world, one play at a time. This podcast is brought to you by Wild Duck Productions and produced by Susan Conte and Fleur de ...
 
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German Law Journal: GLJ Shorts and GLJ Specials

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German Law Journal: GLJ Shorts and GLJ Specials

Nora Markard, Emanuel V. Towfigh, and the other Editors of the German Law Journal

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The German Law Journal has been providing Open Access to Comparative, European, and International Law for over 20 years. Listen to #GLJShorts to find out what our most recent articles are about and to meet the person behind the paper. Listen to #GLJSpecials to dive deeper into selected articles or for an introduction into our most recent Special Issues. Find video versions of our podcasts on our YouTube channel!
 
Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological and technical speculations based on current or future science or technology. This is a reader-selected collection of short stories originally published between 1931 and 1963, that entered the US public domain when their copyright was not renewed. Summary by Cori Samuel, with Wikipedia input.
 
Turkey's Number 1, DJ Tarkan is one of the best names on the world's electronic dance music scene. The creativity of excellent fluent sets and brilliant mixing skills made the talented DJ and Producer Tarkan a well known name all over the world in a very short time. DJ Tarkan was voted Number 78 in the world by DJ Magazine's poll in dance music and was the first Turkish DJ and Producer who entered the Top 100 since the poll has started. For Bookings Worldwide please contact Harman Demirci: h ...
 
Tribe of Mentors is a short-form podcast series from Tim Ferriss, one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People” and an early-stage tech investor/advisor in Uber, Facebook, Twitter, Shopify, Duolingo, Alibaba, and 50+ other companies. The show highlights short life advice from the best in the world. The Observer and other media have named him “the Oprah of audio” due to the influence of his podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show, which has exceeded 500 million downloads and been selected for ...
 
The Imagining the Past podcast series features authors appearing at the Historical Novel Society Australasia biennial conferences or have been recognised in our $100,000 ARA Historical Novel Prize. Our hosts, Kelly Gardiner and Greg Johnston, discuss researching, writing and publishing historical fiction with acclaimed writers of the genre in its many forms from crime to fantasy to literary fiction, set in eras stretching from ancient times to the Swinging Sixties, and for readers of all age ...
 
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Strawberry Spring

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Strawberry Spring

iHeartRadio and Audio Up, Inc.

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Based on the short story by Stephen King, Strawberry Spring is a scripted podcast set against the backdrop of the sixties revolution on the campus of New Sharon College. We follow a generation of students who don't trust authority, the futile efforts of the local police, and a young, determined reporter as he chases the bloody trail of Springheel Jack, an unrelenting, modern-day Jack the Ripper. After vanishing and leaving his murders unsolved, Jack is back - along with a new Strawberry Spri ...
 
A collection of ten short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches, news items and reports included in this collection were independently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass history, politics, philosophy, nature and religion. Included in this collection are “The Emanicpation Proclamation” and Second Inaugural Address of Abraham Lincoln, “Prinicpal Doctrines” by Epicurus, “Fox and Hound” and the preface to “The Breath of Life” both by John Burroughs, “The Went ...
 
In this collection of short stories, Edward G. Talbot provides thrills, chills, laughs, and drama in abbreviated form. If you like bite-sized fiction, allow Talbot and selected guest authors to take you on a ride. The stories are varied, with an emphasis on twists and improbable situations. A talk show appearance gone very wrong. An athlete willing to sacrifice to win. And a strip club bouncer discovering that Heaven isn't what he expected. So sit back, close your eyes, and put on your headp ...
 
John Keats is perhaps the most talented poet of the English Romantic Period. Although his life was cut short by disease at the age of 25, he produced some of the most famous poems in world literature. Less erudite and philosophical than Shelley and not so technically versatile as Byron, he displayed a sure poetic instinct and an amazing ability to appeal powerfully to the senses and to the emotions by the brilliance of his diction. Thus his poetry is noted more for exquisite feeling than for ...
 
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Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents stories by two masters of the short-story form. Humor, humanity, and fantasy all combine in four tales of things gone wrong. In “Fly Already” by Etgar Keret, performed by Liev Schreiber, a widower and his small son watch a drama unfold. In “Where Are You?” by Joyce Carol Oates, performed by Dianna Agron, a demandin…
 
Although many Los Angeles city employees have complied with the new vaccine mandate, there are still plenty of holdouts. For example, more than 870 firefighters recently filed an intent to sue over the new rule, seeking $2 million per plaintiff. LA Mayor Eric Garcetti sits down with us to discuss why he has such little patience for those who call t…
 
For this week’s episode (our longest to date), we get together with the legendary Professor Campbell R. Harvey and take a deep dive into a diverse range of topics that draw on his incredible breadth of knowledge and extensive research. Campbell is the Professor of International Business at Duke University and is also a Research Associate at the Nat…
 
The Measurement Minute by Gary Angel Measuring Associates is a vital part of effective in-store measurement. It’s necessary to ensure proper shopper counting and it’s interesting in it’s own right. But there are two different strategies for measuring Associates – badging and passive detection. Both work, but there are some distinct advantages to pa…
 
Watch the live stream: Watch on YouTube About the show Sponsored by us: Check out the courses over at Talk Python And Brian’s book too! Special guest: Muhammad Raza Brian #1: yaml, GH Actions, and Python 3.10 Anthony Shaw (and others) Old: python: [3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10-dev] New: python: ["3.7", "3.8", "3.9", "3.10"] Reasons: Github Actions use yaml.…
 
Dean Edwards can’t keep the campus open any longer. As the fog rolls in, the final murder victim looms large over everyone. Henry finally confronts his past, tying up loose ends and discovering Springheel Jack’s motivation. With Rachael in labor, he looks towards his future as a father, while the ghosts of his past continue to haunt him. Learn more…
 
Thomas McGuane reads his story “Not Here You Don’t,” from the October 18, 2021, issue of the magazine. McGuane has published more than a dozen books of fiction, including “Gallatin Canyon,” “Crow Fair,” and “Cloudbursts: Collected and New Stories,” which came out in 2018.By WNYC Studios and The New Yorker
 
Two SoCal Democrats tackling hot-button issues — offshore oil drilling and abortion — join us this week. Former Rep. Harley Rouda shares what it's like to see a massive oil spill hit the district he lost to Rep. Michelle Steel last fall. And Rep. Judy Chu opens up about her personal experiences with pregnancies, abortions and the current battle ove…
 
Watch the live stream: Watch on YouTube About the show Special guest: Yael Mintz Sponsored by us: Check out the courses over at Talk Python And Brian’s book too! Michael #1: awesome-htmx An awesome list of resources about htmx such as articles, posts, videos, talks and more. Good for all sorts of examples and multiple languages We get a few nice sh…
 
For decades, owning a home has been seen as a hallmark of the ‘American dream’ and a major life milestone. While we take it for granted that home ownership is good, we make the argument in today’s episode that, from the perspective of subjective well-being, owning a home isn’t necessarily the key to happiness. This conversation covers the non-finan…
 
Karen Russell reads her story “The Ghost Birds,” from the October 11, 2021, issue of the magazine. Russell is the author of five books of fiction, including the story collection “Orange World,” which was published in 2019, and the novel “Swamplandia,” which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2012. She was made a MacArthur fellow in 2013.…
 
There’s a sticky issue scientists have to deal with – science is carried out by humans. We humans have flaws (and how) and they can end up in our work. Fortunately, science is waking up to research bias. In the meantime, here’s what to look out for. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
Empathy can often be confused with sympathy and regular old compassion. But it's not exactly either one of those. Some say a lack of empathy can indicate sociopathic tendencies, but that's not always true either. So what is empathy and what makes someone prone to empathize? Listen in to this classic episode to find out. Learn more about your ad-cho…
 
Bienvenido A Miami skipped one year last year due to the pandemic but we are back! Some new soca for you to vibe to if you are heading to Miami, the first major carnival in a while. Time to get accustomed to this new wave of soca as there is a hope on the horizon to a return to normal. Lots of exclusives and new music on this one. Enjoy!!…
 
After weeks of speculation, Rep. Karen Bass made it official. She's running to be the next mayor of Los Angeles, and she joins us to share why. Find out more about just how deep her LA roots go and why she almost didn't get into politics at all. Plus, we discuss what went wrong with the bipartisan police reform bill she co-authored and Congress fai…
 
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