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Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film. Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Evan Rook and produced by Ami ...
 
Comedian Rick Ramos sits down and talks current theatrical releases and offers suggestions for additional movie watching choices. A film fans dream come true, WatchThis is about the art, beauty, and possibilities of cinema. Each week Ramos discusses the greatest films ever made (including those that you may have missed) as well as the artists that have created these films. He also goes further in discussing how much these films mean to him and how much they will - hopefully - mean to you. Enjoy!
 
A Different Lens is a bimonthly audio podcast produced by the Hampton Institute. It is hosted by the Institute’s Politics/Government Department Chair, Devon Bowers. Department chairs are interviewed each month, where articles are discussed more in-depth as well as concepts and theories relating to their specific departments. (www.hamptoninstitution.org)
 
Hot Brain is about sex... but it isn't. Acclaimed sex educator Zoe Ligon and her co-host/boyfriend Mark Sandford discuss everything from intimacy, society, weird stuff from the internet, and answer the questions we all have but might be afraid to ask.
 
Live with intention. Build connection. Create a more meaningful life. Host Dan Griffin shows you how, through funny and insightful conversations about The Man Rules — those often-unconscious expectations that shape what it means to be a “real man" in the 21st century. It’s a must-listen for anyone seeking to live a more authentic life.
 
Welcome to F Small Talk! Why should you listen? Well we’re skipping past the weather chit chat and what everyone had for dinner last night and getting right to the good stuff. After 5 years of friendship we’re still learning the little things about each other but early on we went straight to the important details, our journey through vulnerability, privilege, adversity, and much much more. Tune in as we invite top notch guests on to the show to share their amazing stories with us!
 
Welcome to Speak On It! A show that gives people the opportunity and space to “speak on it” and we dive into conversations on various topics. Ranging from current events, nerdom, entertainment and activism. Episodes are published bi-weekly. Subscribe and follow @SOI_Pod on Twitter to stay up to date! Host: Neysha/ @la_ney_sha on Twitter. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Hip Hop artist / entrepreneur Illy and content creator Jess Robert discuss everything that makes the world broken and beautiful at the same time including current events, technology, social issues and more. Direct from their podcast studio in Toronto, Canada - they get heated over drinks and interview a wide variety of guests.
 
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Lies & Paranoia/Fact & Conspiracy: 9/11 and the Mysteries of Truth On this week's episode of WatchThis W/RickRamos, Mr. Chavez and I sit down to continue discussing the wave of documentaries that flooded social media after the September 11th Attacks. On this episode we look at documentaries that examine the attacks from multiple societal angles and…
 
You're invited to a fun and inspiring virtual live podcast event on Tuesday, Sept. 29th at 6pm MST/ 8pm EST. In partnership with History Colorado and Year of La Chicana, we are thrilled to bring you a one-night-only live event called Movement Makers. It’s a panel discussion elevating Latina Leaders of Colorado who are creating change and amplifying…
 
A Master is Gone - Remembering Michael Chapman (November 21, 1935 - September 20, 2020) The great cinematographer Michael Chapman has passed away at the age of 84. Join me on this solo episode where I pay tribute to the man who lensed Hal Ashby's The Last Detail (1973), Philip Kaufman's Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Carl Reiner's Dead Men …
 
Comedian Graham Elwood talks about the failures of electoral politics and how this new labor movement can be the driving force behind real change. Visit: www.grahamelwood.com The Dispatch: ICE has violated various human rights and their newest one is attacking women’s health! LIVE VIRTUAL STAND UP COMEDY DATES - krishmohanhaha.ticketleap.com Septem…
 
When It All Changed - Remembering September 11th - WatchThis W/RickRamos On this week's episode of WatchThis W/RickRamos, Ibrahim & I sit down to discuss the 19 year anniversary of the September 11th attacks which took the lives of nearly 3,000 people. We give our own recollections of that day as well as discuss the movies that depict these events …
 
Without inventors like Benjamin Franklin or visionaries like Elon Musk, the world would look a bit different. Both of these people and countless others followed their passion, but sometimes it can be hard to slow down and take a risk. Do you enjoy writing? Tinkering with tech? Creating music? Art? It’s never too late to forge a different career pat…
 
Journalist and Activist Taylor Hudak talks about what’s been going with the Julian Assange case and why it’s being brought to the United States. She dives into how the CIA hired a mercenary group to spy on Assange and how he is being tortured. The Dispatch: Why Julian Assange is absolutely a journalist! LIVE VIRTUAL STAND UP COMEDY DATES - krishmoh…
 
Evil Hides in Plain Sight - Tim Roth's The War Zone On this week's episode of WatchThis W/RickRamos, I welcome Mr. Chavez back to the podcast to discuss one of the most unjustly overlooked films of the 1990's - TimRoth's look at a family slowly disintegrating. Featuring a cast led by Ray Winston as Dad, Tilda Swinton as Mum, and Lara Belmont and Fr…
 
Today, ex-government employee, Edward Snowden is recognized around the world for his role in leaking highly classified information about government mass surveillance. We explore the benefits and consequences of modern surveillance and how both private business entities and governments are acquiring information from millions of Americans.…
 
Steve Poikonen from Action4Assange & Slow News Day talks about the Assange case, why it’s important and censorship! LIVE VIRTUAL STAND UP COMEDY DATES - krishmohanhaha.ticketleap.com September 11: The Citizen Revolution Virtual Stand Up Comedy Show. 9pm September 18: The Citizen Revolution Virtual Stand Up Comedy Show. 9pm September 25: The Citizen…
 
Holly Wilt returns to Reason Bound to talk with Ryan about principles involving animal rights, suffering, and factory farming amongst others. In his teens Ryan went vegetarian before going vegan. In this episode he has an open and honest conversation with Holly, a former vegetarian, about the ethics of consuming animals. Also, the baby spider story…
 
Topics: Million Man March, TLC, Friday, UPN (Bonus Artist: Luck Pacheco) http://afropopremix.com 1995 Notes 1. Snapshots 2. President: Bill Clinton 3. Jan - The WB Television Network and The United Paramount Network (UPN) launches. 4. Mar - Yahoo! was incorporated and soon became the first popular online directory and search engine on the World Wid…
 
Painting with Light - The Art of John Alton On this week's episode of WatchThis W/RickRamos I go solo to talk one of the greatest cinematographers the industry has ever known - John Alton. Looking at three of his classic Noir films- T-Men (1947), and Raw Deal & He Walked By Night (Both 1948), I break down what is truly great about Film Noir. The ma…
 
The U.S. has the largest prison population in the world with more than 2.3 million inmates. Each year, prisons cost taxpayers 80 billion dollars. But with two thirds of those incarcerated returning back behind bars within a few years, clearly something is broken. We discuss how some popular reforms do more harm than good and what needs to change wi…
 
All humans need some amount of rest – whether that’s five hours or eight. But how we sleep and the quality of that slumber can vary widely. We speak with sleep expert, Matthew Walker, a professor at California-Berkeley, who says getting restful sleep is the single biggest thing we can do to vastly improve our mental and physical health.…
 
Today we sit down with Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate Angela Walker (@angelanwalker) to discuss the Green Party's recent troubles with ballot access in Wisconsin, the Democratic Party as it relates to Black people, and what the Green Party offers people in contrast to the Democrats. Shownotes Challenge Would Drop Green Party From Wisconsin…
 
For most people this year, traveling seems like a distant memory. Getting on a plane, taking a train or even using public transport on a daily basis has been largely abandoned with COVID-19. But once it is safe to travel again – where’s the first place you’d like to go? Acclaimed travel guide, writer and TV host, Rick Steves joins Viewpoints this w…
 
Creator of Minds [dot] com, Bill Ottman talks about creating a more democratically run platform, discussions about open source and much much more! The Dispatch: UBI is being tried in Europe but there are still politicians having twitter arguments over it. NEW LIVE STAND UP COMEDY DATES August 19-21: The Citizen Revolution at the St. Lou Fringe. htt…
 
Today I chat with Margaret Kimberley (@freedomrideblog), writer over at Black Agenda Report and author of Prejudential: Black America and the Presidents, about the upcoming Biden-Trump presidential election. We get into why Kamala Harris was chosen as Biden's Vice Presidential pick, the problems with Biden as a candidate, the coming home foreclosur…
 
"It's like weighing air . . ." - Wayne Wang & Paul Auster's Smoke & Blue in the Face On this week's episode of WatchThis W/RickRamos, Ibrahim & I sit down to discuss a forgotten classic of 90's Independent Cinema, Director Wayne Wang and Writer and Co-Director, Paul Auster's Smoke - a beautifully nuanced look at the inhabitants of a Brooklyn neighb…
 
We’ve all received spam calls and fishy-looking emails that promise us a free vacation or a great bargain that’s too good to pass up. Sometimes they even come from a phone contact or your boss asking for help or to download an attachment. Author and comedian, James Veitch has made a name for himself by replying to these scams and continuing the con…
 
When Dutch forces surrendered to the Germans in May of 1940, the Nazis gained control of the Netherlands and set in action a plan to exterminate hundreds of thousands of Jews and minorities. Arguably, the most famous voice from that region is Anne Frank – the young teenage girl who wrote of her daily life in hiding until she was discovered in 1944 …
 
Comedian, Musician & Podcast host, Jay Jackson talks about his newest podcast, “The Sacred Now” and why he wanted to have conversations around religion! PLUS Jay & Krish pitch their brand new show idea! The Dispatch: Why Kamala Harris is a bad choice for VP and how the Democrats are going to lose again! NEW LIVE STAND UP COMEDY DATES August 14: The…
 
The Power of Soul - Alan Parker's The Commitments On this week's episode of WatchThis W/RickRamos I go solo to remember the late English filmmaker Alan Parker who passed away this July 31st at the age of 76. With a filmmaking career that begin in the early 1970's, Parker would be a force in cinema for nearly a quarter of a century. He created such …
 
Coffee & Cigarettes & Conversation: Jim Jarmusch's Coffee & Cigarettes (1986 - 2004) On this week's episode of WatchThis W/RickRamos, Ibrahim & I sit down to discuss That Poet of Independent Cinema Jim Jarmusch. In 1986 Jarmusch began shooting a series of short films that would ultimately evolve into eleven films all centered around the cultural st…
 
In the early to mid 1900’s, capturing a picture was cumbersome and complicated and took weeks to process the film. Then, Edwin Land, the creator of the Polaroid camera, came along and revolutionized the industry. Viewpoints speaks with author Ron Fierstein who profiles Land in his book, A Triumph of Genius: Edwin Land, Polaroid, and the Kodak Paten…
 
There are millions of Americans who live together as husband and wife, but never become formally “married.” What are their rights? Who gets the house, the car and the bank accounts if the relationship ends or one of them passes away? We speak with a contract and family law attorney who has written extensively on the subject to find out how society …
 
Comedian Jimmy Callaway talk about doing comedy in quarantine and we go deep into comic books. We talk about The Punisher, the comics code authority and the mainstreaming of Comic Book movies! The Dispatch: ICE is starting it’s own school to hunt for immigrants! NEW LIVE STAND UP COMEDY DATES August 7: The Citizen Revolution Virtual Stand Up Comedy…
 
A few updates about the release of content and where the podcast is headed. NEW LIVE STAND UP COMEDY DATES August 7: The Citizen Revolution Virtual Stand Up Comedy Show. 9pm https://citizenrevolution-9.bpt.me August 8: No Thanks Virtual Stand Up Comedy Show with Jimmy Callaway & Nicole Yates. 9pm. August 14: The Citizen Revolution Virtual Stand Up …
 
Cody Linklater returns to Reason Bound to have a calm, cool, and collected discussion with Ryan about their differing views on guns. When, if at all, should the 2nd Amendment be limited? Should the US look to other countries and adopt their gun control and safety policies? Other topics include encountering nazis and escalating violence, the importa…
 
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