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Join children's book author/illustrator Angela Ferrari for a Spectacular weekly children's podcast with original stories and classic retellings. Stories come alive through colorful music, lively sound, and fun characters. Listeners will recognize familiar faces like Humpty Dumpty and discover new friends like Digger the Dog. These spectacular stories are sure to delight listeners of all ages and ignite the imagination within.
 
Listen to Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the political news of the week. Posted each Friday by 9 p.m., the Shields and Brooks podcast includes the full audio of every on-air segment. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
 
Corporate crookedness. Family feuding. Hilariously half-baked decisions. Host Lauren Ober tackles some of the most spectacular business failures of all time, and what could have been done to avoid them. Some of these stories are shocking. Some are funny. Some are just downright sad. But each one will give you a totally new perspective on big business… and big failure. From American Public Media.
 
Listen to the complete PBS NewsHour, specially formatted as a podcast. Published each night by 9 p.m., our full show includes every news segment, every interview, and every bit of analysis as our television broadcast. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newsh ...
 
Listen to PBS NewsHour science reporting published every Wednesday by 9 p.m. Featuring reports from Miles O'Brien, Nsikan Akpan and the rest of our science crew, we take on topics ranging from the future of 3-D printing to power of placebo drugs. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, Politics Monday and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is ...
 
Amy Walter and Tamara Keith kick off the week with an in-depth discussion of the latest political news. Posted each Monday by 9 p.m., the Politics Monday podcast includes the full audio of every on-air segment. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/fu ...
 
Take a ride with us into the spooky, unknown, haunted, and spectacular. No topic is off limits- if it makes your skin crawl, we are here to walk you through it. This podcast has a 40 foot drop straight into creepy topics, with a hint of dark humor. Please note that this podcast will have drops, spins, twists, and sharp turns. For your safety please keep your hands, arms, feet, and legs inside the ride at all times and enjoy the dark ride podcast. (And please- watch your children. We won’t be.)
 
The Try Guys have swam with sharks, survived in the wild, shocked themselves with birthing simulators, and risked their lives for their videos. In this weekly podcast they dissect their experiences as internet creators and best friends who have made a living failing upwards.
 
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An encyclopaedia of heroic failure Join Ben Van der Velde, Barry McStay and their guests as they brandish their wooden spoons of destiny and celebrate the losers, heroic failures and spectacular mis-steps that pockmark human endeavour. If you ever want to feel better about your progress in life, take a listen and enjoy a lovely schadenfreude bubble bath. Music by Max Perryment (www.maxperryment.co.uk) Donate to us via Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/WorstFootForward
 
The Ringer NBA team breaks down the latest news, trends, and transactions around the league up to five days a week. MON: 'Real Ones' with Logan Murdock & Raja Bell TUE: 'Group Chat' with Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney & Jonathan Tjarks WED: 'Ringer NBA University' with Kevin O'Connor, Jonathan Tjarks & J. Kyle Mann (Bi-weekly) THURS: 'Real Ones' with Logan Murdock & Raja Bell FRI: 'The Answer' with Chris Ryan
 
My Spectacular Life! A Memoir in the Key of Storytelling is the audiobook tell all of legendary singer songwriter Thomas Rose. Using only his memories and his piano, Thomas Rose takes you on an incredible journey, going from a small town in the Midwest to the Grammy's and beyond. There are stories, bits of songs, a few deaths, it's a wild ride. It gets a bit messy, but hey, isn't life a bit messy? This is written and performed by comedian Tommy McNamara. If you like it, check out his other p ...
 
Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. ...
 
It's Game of the Year meets King of the Hill as four of Earth's best friends – Griffin McElroy, Justin McElroy, Chris Plante, and Russ Frushtick – rank and review their favorite video games. Because shouldn't the world's best friends pick the world's best games?
 
Hi, I’m Dax Shepard, and I love talking to people. I am endlessly fascinated by the messiness of being human, and I find people who are vulnerable and honest about their struggles and shortcomings to be incredibly sexy. I invite you to join me as I explore other people’s stories. We will celebrate, above all, the challenges and setbacks that ultimately lead to growth and betterment. What qualifies me for such an endeavor? More than a decade of sobriety, a degree in Anthropology and four year ...
 
Season 2: Murders at Whiskey Creek - We follow world champion surfer Jack Roland Murphy as he pulls off the biggest jewel heist in American history. Things turn deadly as he is implicated in two murders afterwards. Interviews with him and his accomplices expose even more murders, and an even darker story. Season 1: DB Tuber - News of the crime spread across the internet like wildfire. The story of a football hero turned bank robber shocked the sleepy town where the heist occurred, and became ...
 
Welcome to The Psychology Podcast with Scott Barry Kaufman, where we give you insights into the mind, brain, behavior and creativity. Each episode we’ll feature a guest who will stimulate your mind, and give you a greater understanding of your self, others, and the world we live in. Hopefully, we’ll also provide a glimpse into human possibility! Thanks for listening and enjoy the podcast.
 
Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and McSweeney's, which called it "the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world." (Formerly known as The Sound of Young America.)
 
Chuck Bryant of Stuff You Should Know sits down with your favorite people to talk about their favorite movies. Simple enough, but what we get is much more than that. It’s a look at what makes a favorite thing, and why someone’s favorite movie says so much about who they are. More conversation than interview, Movie Crush, at its heart, is about the love affair we all have with the silver screen.
 
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Today, Florida writer Nikesha Williams joins us to talk about how her fiction writing career morphed into a full-time publishing career. Her press focuses on "publishing great writers who weave compelling narratives that intrigue, foster great conversation and debate, and urge people to action" much like Nikesha's first book, Four Women, did. At th…
 
CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Today’s show is Double Feature with two SPECTACULAR stories. First, we will visit the magnificent miniature flea circus. I wonder what sorts of tiny triumphs we will see? For our second story, we will meet a little bumblebee. I wonder what sorts of sp…
 
Matt Nathanson, a musician known for his blend of folk and rock, is perhaps best known for his 2008 single, "Come On Get Higher." He shares his Brief But Spectacular take on getting older, gaining confidence and finding his voice. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
On this episode, we continue a tradition like no other, a futile attempt to review the year in podcast form. And since no amount of fictional podcast elves or award shows can possibly out-2020 this year, we have special guests and friends of the show Brock Dittus and Aaron Flores of the Sprocket Podcast to help make sense of this year and the year …
 
Zack Seward, Managing Editor of Coindesk joins the show to talk about covering cryptocurrencies over the long haul and what the latest Bitcoin surge in the $30-40k range means for valuing the currency as an asset and what that means for the other cryptocurrencies. They also talk about cutting through the noise, what's fake and what's real in the cr…
 
Wednesday on the NewsHour, the Biden administration lays out its plan to tackle the global climate crisis, we break down what's driving the volatility in the stock market, and mothers leaving prison face an uphill battle reentering society and reconnecting with their families. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funder…
 
President Biden underscored his sweeping break from former President Trump signing a new batch of executive orders to address the climate crisis. Those actions include a pause on new oil and gas leases on federal land and water, a focus on environmental injustices and building new clean energy jobs. Yamiche Alcindor reports. PBS NewsHour is support…
 
President Biden underscored his sweeping break from former President Trump signing a new batch of executive orders to address the climate crisis. Those actions include a pause on new oil and gas leases on federal land and water, a focus on environmental injustices and building new clean energy jobs. Yamiche Alcindor reports. PBS NewsHour is support…
 
As President Biden moves to address the issue of climate change, the task of combating the global crisis often starts with local leadership taking charge. Midland, Texas Mayor Patrick Payton and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Mayor William Peduto join Judy Woodruff to discuss their views on Biden's climate and energy policies. PBS NewsHour is supported b…
 
In our news wrap Wednesday, one of six men charged in plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty, President Biden's COVID-19 team warns another 90,000 Americans could die from the virus over the next four weeks, the U.S. Homeland Security Department says there's potential for new violence over Biden's election, and Russian law…
 
Part of Wednesday's market frenzy was not just a plunge due to the concerns over the pandemic. There's been major tumult in recent days as individual investors and young day traders upend the market and send prices of a few struggling companies soaring. Andrew Ross Sorkin, co-anchor for CNBC'S Squawk Box and a New York Times columnist, joins Willia…
 
A recent analysis by Kaiser Health News finds Black and Latino citizens are getting vaccines at significantly lower rates in many states. This is especially worrying given disparities in COVID-19 death rates, with Black, Indigenous and Latino people dying at much higher rates than white people. Dr. Mysheika Roberts, public health commissioner of Co…
 
The nation's top diplomat, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, spent his first full day on the job Wednesday. Nick Schifrin joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the changes the Biden administration is making on the international stage. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
Research has found that prisoners who maintain close contact with their family members while incarcerated have lower recidivism rates. But for formerly incarcerated mothers, rebuilding relationships with their children can be incredibly challenging after they serve time behind bars. Amna Nawaz reports on two women trying to do just that as part of …
 
Kevin O’Connor, Jonathan Tjarks, and J. Kyle Mann check in on the development of five second-year players. Then they give a brief overview of potential no. 1 draft pick Cade Cunningham (1:00:33). Lastly, KOC is joined by Basketball News writer Nekias Duncan to discuss Bam Adebayo and some other interesting young payers on the Miami Heat (1:10:06). …
 
In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes bring you the long-awaited Deno show — what it is, what it replaces, how you can use it, and more! Deque - Sponsor Deque’s free axe browser extension helps developers instantly catch 50% of accessibility bugs while they code. It’s lightweight, easy-to-use, and has zero false positives. Get started for free a…
 
You've probably heard of catnip, which makes cats go crazy. There's also another plant called silver vine, which has a similar effect. Now scientists have been nailing down what in silver vine makes cats so excited, but also a surprising bonus effect of the chemical - it makes an effective mosquito repellent! Eva Higginbotham heard how from lead au…
 
Tuesday on the NewsHour, the Biden administration continues its flurry of executive actions, a discussion with White House adviser Susan Rice on driving the goal of equity, COVID infections and deaths dip amid sluggish pace of inoculations, the vulnerabilities the U.S. still faces after the recent cyberattack, and the pandemic drives demand for sho…
 
President Biden is moving on new fronts in his latest spate of policy actions Tuesday that include boosting COVID vaccine supplies and addressing racial equity. Biden's actions come as the U.S. Senate gears up to put his predecessor on trial. Lisa Desjardins and Yamiche Alcindor report. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/ab…
 
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday dropped his demand that Democrats guarantee they would keep the filibuster rule, which gives both parties power on most votes. This after two Democrats, Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, stressed they would not vote to dismantle it. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodr…
 
In his first week in office, President Biden has made several moves to address equity in America. White House domestic policy adviser Susan Rice, who has echoed the president's commitment to expand opportunities for Americans, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
In our news wrap Tuesday, a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked President Biden's 100-day ban on most deportations, the world reaches 100 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, thousands of farmers in New Delhi, India protest new laws they fear will benefit corporate farms, widespread internet outages hit the Northeast, and baseball legend Han…
 
By one count nursing homes and assisted-living facilities account for about 6 percent of COVID cases but 40 percent of virus-related deaths. Now some state officials are worried vaccinations are moving on to other parts of the populations before long-term care residents and staff are inoculated. David Grabowski, health care policy professor at Harv…
 
NASA’s administrator Jim Bridenstine stepped down last week as a new presidential administration took office. After serving in the position for about three years, Bridenstine led the agency during its return to human spaceflight from U.S. soil, saw the launch of a new Mars rover and expanded the public-private partnership of NASA and the commercial…
 
Part of the conversation between President Biden and Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Tuesday centered on Russia's top opposition figure, Alexei Navalny, whose recent arrest is sparking a wave of national protests. Masha Gessen, staff writer for The New Yorker, joins Nick Schifrin to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newsh…
 
The Russian government is believed to be behind the recent cyberattack in the United States. Since it was revealed in December, the number of federal agencies and companies that were victimized by the attack continues to grow. Christopher Krebs, the former top cybersecurity official at the Department of Homeland Security, joins William Brangham to …
 
It's been a brutal academic year for higher education, with enrollment down in the fall more than 560,000 undergraduate students compared to 2019. But there has been at least one area of growth at many schools: short-term programs that help students gain new skills for the workforce quickly. Hari Sreenivasan reports as part of our ongoing series, "…
 
Justin, Tjarks, and Rob are joined by The Ringer’s Chris Ryan to discuss the top MVP candidates of the first quarter of the season. Later, Justin, Tjarks, and Rob look at Sixth Man of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, and Most Improved (37:00). Hosts: Justin Verrier, Jonathan Tjarks, and Rob Mahoney Guest: Chris Ryan…
 
Mike Rowe, host of Dirty Jobs and the new discovery+ series Six Degrees with Mike Rowe, Deadliest Catch narrator, prolific spokesperson, creator of the mikeroweWORKS foundation, author of The Way I Heard It, and soooo much more, joins me and goes with my therapy-like approach to interviews. It's fabulous. We talk: Artificially inseminating a turkey…
 
Language learning doesn't have to be intensive or cumbersome! What if you could learn by simply browsing the web? Toucan does this with a browser extension that lets you read whatever site you're and pick up words in another language - using context clues - to learn over time. Taylor Nieman, founder and CEO of Toucan joins the show to talk with Sco…
 
Has college seemed like an unaffordable dream? Do you or your kids want to experience Europe & get a great education while you are there? Today's guest is Jenn Viemont from Beyond The States, a website dedicated to finding very affordable (sometimes free) college educations for anyone looking to get a Bachelor's or Masters's degree while living and…
 
Fran Lebowitz has lived in New York City pretty much her entire life. Her written work often provided American social commentary through her unique lens as a New Yorker. While her work is now iconic, it's been decades since she last published written works. These days she makes a living talking. She talks about politics, about New York and how it's…
 
A new study just published in Scientific Reports claims domestic cats do recognize their own names — they just couldn't care less! Apparently, cats are just as good as dogs at learning, they’re just not as keen to show their owners. Did you know cats are the most common pets in America? There are around 66 million cat owners in America compared to …
 
Monday on the NewsHour, President Biden lays out his plan to push to buy American-made products to confront the economic crisis, infections and deaths continue to rise as the vaccination campaign lags behind projections, and hundreds of thousands of farmers protest new laws deregulating agriculture in India. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://w…
 
President Biden had a full Monday lifting a ban aimed at transgender troops, imposing a ban centered on COVID-19, and extending a mandate to buy goods made by Americans. White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/fundersBy PBS NewsHour
 
The 50-50 split in the new U.S. Senate is leading to delays in confirmations and committee assignments. It comes as the Biden administration looks for an early effort on COVID-relief, and as the Senate prepares for former President Trump's impeachment trial. Lisa Desjardins and Yamiche Alcindor join Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is support…
 
Republicans and some Democrats are pushing back against President Biden's $1.9 trillion relief plan meant to address a host of health and economic issues brought on by the pandemic. Heather Boushey, a member of the Biden administration's White House Council of Economic Advisers, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https:/…
 
In our news wrap Monday, Russia's President Vladmir Putin condemned mass protest in support of jailed opposition leader Alexi Navalny, President Biden suggests that the nation could soon vaccinate 1.5 million people a day against COVID-19, Dominion Voting Systems is suing former President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani, and Brazil's president faces p…
 
There have been more than 40 million Pfizer and Moderna vaccine doses delivered around the U.S. thus far, with more than half of those administered. But while the pace has increased, the rates of vaccination vary widely by states and counties. Dr. Jennifer Kates, senior vice president and director of global health at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foun…
 
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