Best Solnit podcasts we could find (Updated May 2018)
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The Democracy in Color podcast, hosted by Aimee Allison, features today’s best and brightest political leaders, strategists and thinkers of the New American Majority. We’ve featured Senator Cory Booker; Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal; San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim, Stockton, California Mayor Michael Tubbs; BART Director Lateefah Simon; writer Eric Liu; #Goodmuslimbadmuslim co-host Tanzila Ahmed; New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb, and writers Rebecca Solnit and Jeff Chang, among many others. E ...
 
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Published on 29 Dec 2017. Father Time — his 2017 sash bloodied and muddied, no doubt — will soon hand off the baton to Baby New Year and, like the reluctant old fellow reaching the end of his tenure, we have some feelings about it. It's been a weird one, and we're obviously not holding our breaths hoping for a respite in the next calendar year. ...…
 
On today’s episode we discuss Rebecca Solnit's book Wanderlust: A History of Walking. Solnit touches on many fascinating aspects of this mundane act, from political disobediance and marching to poets, philosophers, and theories about the origins of upright locomotion.
 
In anticipation of her appearance in New Orleans next Monday (03/19), David speaks with writer, historian and activist Rebecca Solnit about her time in New Orleans, her most recent writings, and the future of activism. Special thanks to the Newcomb College Institute and Shawn Jackson for making this interview possible. Originally aired on March ...…
 
In anticipation of her appearance in New Orleans next Monday (03/19), David speaks with writer, historian and activist Rebecca Solnit about her time in New Orleans, her most recent writings, and the future of activism. Special thanks to the Newcomb College Institute and Shawn Jackson for making this interview possible. Originally aired on March ...…
 
Tanya Eby’s diction and smooth delivery are ideal for Solnit’s powerful essays on feminism. Eby presents Solnit’s anger about silencing women through violence, fear and rigid gender roles. She highlights the idiocy of language warning women about the dangers of alcohol, unwanted pregnancy or rape, as if men are not involved.Read the full audiof ...…
 
The long read: For centuries, lexicographers have attempted to capture the entire English language. Technology might soon turn this dream into reality – but will it spell the end for dictionaries? https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/feb/23/oxford-english-dictionary-can-worlds-biggest-dictionary-survive-internet James Murray in his “Plan” Benj ...…
 
Amanda and Jenn discuss Haitian authors, Canadian nonfiction, book club options, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Libby and Eternal Life by Dara Horn. Questions 1. Hi ladies, I love the podcast and all your recommendations. I have an upcoming trip to India for work and I need some recommendations on wh ...…
 
Priscilla and the gang (not to be confused with Kool and the Gang) bring to you the Little Bird Marketing second annual Holiday Spirit Variety Show: Spectacular! Spectacular! Get your cup of cocoa, sit back in front of a roaring fire (either in the fireplace, or the YouTube looped video if you are a millennial) and soak in the entertainment, in ...…
 
We talk with Dave Fagundes about sharing, abandoning, and property law's role in promoting happiness. Topics include the usual nonsense, notions of happiness, consumption and acquisition, charity, and home ownership. This show’s links: Dave Fagundes's faculty profile and writing David Fagundes, Why Less Property Is More: Inclusion, Dispossessio ...…
 
Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century (W.W. Norton & Company) In recent years, many Americans have had to face tough new realities in the midst of massive changes in the economy and a widening wealth gap. One particularly hard-hit demographic is senior citizens, a proportion of whom saw their stable middle-class lives disappe ...…
 
Piney Wood Atlas is a traveling project, a website, and a series of books that collect and connect small artist residencies across the country. It is a collaboration between Alicia Toldi and Carolina Porras, who met at the Elsewhere Studios residency in Paonia Colorado. For both of them this was their first residency after art school, and it pr ...…
 
Amanda and Jenn discuss creepy reads, social justice ammunition, witchy reads, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Girls Made of Glass and Snow by Melissa Bashardoust, Lit Chat from Book Riot and Abrams Noterie, and Brain Rules for Aging Well by John Medina. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS here, or via A ...…
 
Have you ever wanted to read David Foster Wallace? Well, your girl-brain probably couldn't "get" it. Meredith and Sara talk mansplaining, Rebecca Solnit's wonderful article (which you've probably never read before), and the absurdity of home renovation themed romance novels.
 
Introduction In the third episode of Literary Canon Ball we discuss The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter lives between two worlds: her wealthy and very white high school in the suburbs and the poor and mostly black city neighbourhood where she was born and raised. It’s a fraught situation, an often tense balancing act ...…
 
Today's episode is the Facebook live broadcast for Fuel Fridays in my FB group. To join our writers' group, go to bit.ly/oycgroup. One of my sources for creative inspiration are the magazines, Harper's and The New Yorker. They inspire me to create but they also fill up my creativity tank. I get ideas for my writing but also see things in a new ...…
 
Welcome to The Cluttered Desk Podcast! In this episode, Colin and Andrew discuss Rebecca Solnit's essay, "The Loneliness of Donald Trump." A link to that essay is here. Here is a list of things we discuss in this episode: The coda: Oberon Ale by Bell's Brewery. Andrew recommended a few albums: "Whiteout Condition" by The New Pornographers, whic ...…
 
Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss Sophia Coppola's new film The Beguiled, the Netflix documentary Get Me Roger Stone, and the 10th anniversary of the iPhone. The Slate Culture Gabfest is brought to you by Open Account, a podcast that gets personal about making, losing and living with money. Created by Umpqua Bank and hoste ...…
 
Daniel Pinchbeck has been described as a radical futurist. He’s a philosopher and keen cultural observer. He was featured in the 2010 documentary, 2012: Time for Change and host of the talk show, MindShift, on Gaiam TV. He directed the think tank Center for Planetary Culture. His essays and articles have appeared in a vast range of publications ...…
 
Joining Charles Adrian for the 109th Second-Hand Book Factory is unruffled writer, storyteller, poet and theatre-maker Anna Beecher. They talk about a deeply compassionate classic, the rebelliousness of fairy tales and the value of learning how to get lost. Episode image is a detail of the cover of A Field Guide To Getting Lost by Rebecca Solni ...…
 
In this fifth episode of The Future Is A Mixtape, Matt & Jesse discuss Peter Frase’s diaphanous, compact and idea-drenched work of “Social Science Fiction,” which revs up & rides out to the sweet page-count of 150 pages, and contains far more ideas than most books three-times its size (ahem, The Circle). Frase’s nonfiction book, Four Futures: L ...…
 
Happy Girl Friday! Lauren Oyler joins us this week to talk about Amanda Bynes, her criticism of Rebecca Solnit's book "The Mother of all Questions," and she brings to us the most cringeworthy/epic man displeased we have ever had on this show.
 
In episode 68 Joanna interviews David Solnit. David is an organizer, writer and puppeteer. His activism began in high school with draft resistance organizing and hasn’t stopped since. He was part of shutting down the WTO in Seattle in 1999 and in San Francisco the day after Iraq was invaded in 2003. This past year he spent time at Standing Rock ...…
 
Rebecca Solnit reads her story The Loneliness of Donald Trump. You can follow along or read the story on LitHub by clicking here.
 
Rebecca Solnit reads her story The Loneliness of Donald Trump. You can follow along or read the story on LitHub by clicking here.
 
Rebecca Solnit reads her story The Loneliness of Donald Trump. You can follow along or read the story on LitHub by clicking here. And hey, are you a Slate Plus member yet? If not, why not? Join Slate Plus today to listen to Rebecca Solnit chat with Virginia Heffernan for this week's bonus segment. Just go to Slate.com/TrumpcastPlus. Learn more ...…
 
Rebecca Solnit reads her story The Loneliness of Donald Trump. You can follow along or read the story on LitHub by clicking here. And hey, are you a Slate Plus member yet? If not, why not? Join Slate Plus today to listen to Rebecca Solnit chat with Virginia Heffernan for this week's bonus segment. Just go to Slate.com/TrumpcastPlus. Learn more ...…
 
Rebecca Solnit on Climate Change, Resistance, Misogyny and "The Mother of All Questions" by METABOLIC STUDIO
 
Craig and John answer listener questions about writer agreements, videogame properties, and page one rewrites. How should a writer decide whether it’s better to keep revising an unmade project, or start on something new? We try to offer guidelines for when to buckle down and when to move on. Also, John coins a new term that will forever change ...…
 
This week, Matt & Jesse discuss the second point on “The Poison Pyramid” -- namely the horror-show of Capitalism, and why it’s an awful idea that we should refuse to carry with us into our much-deserved future. Mentioned In This Episode: David Graeber's Of Flying Cars and the Declining Rate of Profit David Graeber's On Bureaucratic Technologies ...…
 
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