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Host Moxie LaBouche brings you a weekly half-hour of things you didn't know, things you thought you knew, and things you never knew you never knew. Topics range from the history of nursing to the Balinese funeral rite David Bowie requested, from the origin of the Vulcan salute to the theft of Canada's strategic maple syrup reserve. This is your brain on facts. yourbrainonfacts.com
 
Most people have no idea what's hiding behind their favorite things. We dig deep into everything from charities to the Founding Fathers to the Bible, and turn up disturbing stories and salacious details. From the Space Race to the Wizard of Oz, there might just be a dark side to everything. The Dark Side Of​ is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
 
Sustainability Defined is the podcast that defines sustainability, one concept (and bad joke) at a time. Hosts Scott Breen and Jay Siegel explore a new topic each episode with the help of an expert in the field. Each concept falls into one of seven sectors -- Energy, Cities, Natural Environment, Transportation, Business, Policy, and Social -- and is visually represented in a Sustainability Tree found at www.sustainabilitydefined.com.
 
I've decided to start a podcast and YouTube channel for reading aloud texts from and about the history of socialism, short and long form, and some of my own reflections on occasion. I'm not sure there's much of an audience for this, but I'm going to try some different things and see if anything works. I might try to do some basic introductions to various topics, but that will take a lot of work and I don't have much time to spare right now. Reading ready to hand material is a much easier pla ...
 
In a future where the government mandates the spiritual beliefs of its citizens, only a few rebellious "Seekers of Truth" remain to free the world from deception. On his quest for meaning, Merikk follows a path that leads him across our world, and into another. Against his will he is thrown into action alongside members of the Underground Liberation, standing face to face against forces human, alien and demonic. Science fiction and the supernatural collide in a genre-bending adventure! Open ...
 
Ghosts In The Night is a podcast dedicated to exploring the paranormal and sharing your ghostly experiences. Sharing our experiences will help solve the mystery behind this phenomenon. If you want to share your paranormal experiences, send us an email at ghostsinthenightpodcast@gmail.com Plus we will share evidence from our investigations, so be sure to subscribe and get involved in the conversation.
 
The Greenpeace Podcast brings you sound-rich environmental stories that travel across borders. Engaging listeners through storytelling, this podcast builds environmental literacy in a way that inspires, amuses and empowers. Listen to monthly 15 minute episodes that break down some of today's hottest and most controversial environmental issues. Greenpeace is an independent, campaigning organisation which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to ...
 
The Night Owl Podcast is a place for all you restless spirits out there to tune in and hear true tales of the paranormal. I hunt these stories down and share them with you here. Do you love a good ghost story? Then subscribe to our channel and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Check out our website www.thenightowlpodcast.com for behind the scenes photos, more in-depth blog write-ups and more following each episode!
 
The Official Podcast of Promote Horror. MonsterMash Ken, Muse, Killer Kacy, HorrO and Chris Zisi discuss all things Horror, Thrillers, Mystery, SciFi, Action and Suspense. We seek out amazing guest for interviews all horror fans want to hear. Call us at (201) 870-4722. Follow us on Twitter @ScaryThingsPod and on Facebook at Where The Scary Things Are. Part of the Strange Society Network @strangepodnet Check out our website: www.wherethescarythingsare.com
 
Your leading resource for all things holistic health, natural living, conscious relating, and spiritual awakening steeped in Earth wisdom. Hosted by the amazing duo Devon Battaglia, MS, NC, RYT and Michael Battaglia. We empower people to transmute pain and suffering into purpose. Through healing our subtle layers, our gross experience gets to be exactly what we deserve. We bring a unique approach complete with Western science and ancient metaphysical wisdom for the ultimate experience to cre ...
 
The Podcast for Everyone with a Brain Dr Sabina Brennan talks to an eclectic mix of inspiring guests about thriving and surviving in life. In addition, Sabina injects a weekly booster shot packed with practical tips to transform your everyday brain into a healthy, happy, Super Brain. Unleash Your Super Power Host Sabina Brennan Edited by Emily Burke Original Music by Gavin Brennan Recorded at the Super Brain Studio
 
John and Stacey's Paranormal Sideshow (Your bizarre destination of macabre oddities and curious mysteries) John and Stacey Edwards, formerly of Haunted South and The Third Side, bring you interesting paranormal news and discussions. Ghosts, UFO, Bigfoot, conspiracy theories, haunted locations, psychics, evil spirits, possession, folklore, elves, fairies, and other paranormal topics are discussed seriously, but with humor. Be sure to subscribe and visit http://www.paranormalsideshow.com for m ...
 
Eavesdrop on three Jungian analysts as they engage in lively, sometimes irreverent conversations about a wide range of topics. Join them for discussion of news events, family dynamics, personal issues and more as they share what it’s like to see the world through the depth psychological lens provided by CG Jung. Half of each episode is spent discussing a dream submitted by a listener. Lisa, Joseph and Deb went through their Jungian training together, becoming friends and developing working p ...
 
The Life Stylist Podcast is a show for people dedicated to living life at the highest level of human potential. Our host Luke Storey brings you the most thought-provoking interviews with the most prominent experts in the fields of health, spirituality, and personal development. Past guests have included relationship guru John Gray, vegan athlete Rich Roll, fitness master Ben Greenfield, health food guru David Wolfe, legendary biohacker Dave Asprey, as well as world-renowned spiritual teacher ...
 
The science of communication and the language of spiritual experience. Life stories and goals and dreams come to life in this high content podcast with Yogi Chris De Vilbiss, PhD (9thlimb.com) and many others including Yuriy Verbishchuk, Akash Inti Katakam, Bryan Casella, Vince Kelvin, Arash Dibazar, Frank White, and many other guests.
 
Sit by our fire and hear tales of old and recent accounts of real beasts and monsters you thought only lived in your nightmares. Travel through the dark forest to join us each Tuesday at 8pm central, ​we promise to fuel your nightmares and entice your mind with wonder. Become our Patreon for exclusives and a more immersive experience: https://www.patreon.com/thecaravanoflore Check out our merchandise on threadless! https://thecaravanoflore.threadless.com/designs/caravan-logo
 
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Welcome to The Science of YES! I’m your hostess, Pam Heath, The YES Coach™. We will be examining the energy of YES and how you can leverage your knowledge and belief in the power of YES to create an extraordinary, prosperous life by design. I'm a Life Coach and Business Coach and I specialize in breaking down the emotional barriers that block you f…
 
Happy New Year! What better way to start the year than with some poetic banter from Robin and Peter? For the first Planet Poetry episode of 2021 we invite Mario Petrucci to take us on his extraordinary poetic pilgrimage from science to spirit. Mario reads from acclaimed collections, including his spanking new book: afterlove (and as a special Plane…
 
James Pickett's new book, Polymaths of Islam: Power and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia (Cornell University Press, 2020) analyzes the social and intellectual power of religious leaders who created a shared culture that integrated Central Asia, Iran, and India from the mid-eighteenth century through the early twentieth. James Pickett demonstra…
 
Welcome to The Academic Life. You are smart and capable, but you aren’t an island, and neither are we. So we reached across our mentor network to bring you podcasts on everything from how to finish that project, to how to take care of your beautiful mind. Wish we’d bring in an expert about something? Email us at cgessler@gmail.com or dr.danamalone@…
 
“These violent delights have violent ends. And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, which as they kiss, consume.” These Violent Delights (Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2020) is the debut novel by Chloe Gong. At first glance, the book seems like Romeo and Juliet transplanted to 1920s Shanghai: two rival families, and two main characters: Julie…
 
Political scientist Lara Brown’s new book, Amateur Hour, is a complex and important multi-method study of the presidency, starting from the original conception of the office at the constitutional convention and George Washington’s role as the first occupant of the office. The centerpiece of Amateur Hour: Presidential Character and the Question of L…
 
In the space of a few weeks this spring, organizations around the world learned that many traditional, in-person jobs could, in fact, be performed remotely. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, however, some individuals were already utilizing new options for personal mobility and online work to strike out on their own. In the new book, Digital Nomads: In …
 
Ian M. Miller’s book Fir and Empire: The Transformation of Forests in Early Modern China (University of Washington Press, 2020) offers a transformation of our understanding of China’s early modern environmental history. Using a wide range of archival materials, including tax, deed, and timber market records, Miller presents a picture of China’s for…
 
The relationship between American Protestant Evangelicals and the candidacy, presidency, and legacy of Donald Trump arrests the attention of journalists and pundits alike. But few have probed the implication that the rally cry "Make America Great Again" contains within it a certain historiographical claim. Protestant Christian leaders in America ha…
 
Today I talked to Michael Gorra about his new book The Saddest Words: William Faulkner's Civil War (Liveright, 2020). This episode touches on two of William Faulkner’s novels in particular: The Sound and the Fury as well as Absalom, Absalom! It considers the role of memory and history, Faulkner’s alcoholism, the sexual exploitation practiced by pla…
 
As well as presenting practical challenges, addressing the question ‘what is it like in North Korea?’ raises ethical concerns around who is entitled to interpret life in a place so often discussed in luridly exoticizing terms. The awareness of authorial position and sensitivity to shared humanity which runs through Andray Abrahamian’s Being in Nort…
 
Seriah hosts Joshua Cutchin and Red Pill Junkie in a not-to-be-missed discussion. Topics include personal encounters with poltergeist activity, the "Stone Tapes" theory, Angela Joyner, Stephenville Lights, Adam Davies, Bigfoot, Skinwalker Ranch, interdimensional portals, David Metcalfe, U.S. military interest in Native American sacred sites, NDE's,…
 
The king is figures prominently in myth, religion, and fairy tale. This compelling archetypal image has roots in our earliest human beginnings, when the king embodied his tribe’s earthly vitality and supra-human connection to spirit. Today, the king symbolizes universal psychic functions; each of us has an internal ruler. Like Solomon, the king pre…
 
Late 18th-century Saint Domingue in the Caribbean – now known as Haiti – was one of the richest countries in the world. Known as ‘the pearl of the Antilles’, its wealth was built almost entirely on slavery. Around half a million enslaved Africans were transported to the French colony to work on the sugar plantations. Toussaint L’Ouverture was desti…
 
Talk with Tina discusses personal growth, history of numerology, tarot, and other enlightening practices, including tips on raising your vibration and providing insight into your life through Tarot Readings and Numerology. Tune in to the online radio show that supports raising your awareness as you raise your consciousness. A LITTLE ABOUT ME: I've …
 
A creepy store, ghost hunting parents, and a small town monster family! These extra long stories deserved their own episodes because they are so JAM PACKED with details to scare and delight. Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of death, bodily remains, xenophobia, demons/The Devil, graves, murder, body horror, org…
 
Today I interview Alexs Thompson about his new memoir, I'll Go: War, Religion, and Coming Home, from Cairo to Kansas City (2020). Let me begin with a moment of honesty. When I first heard about Thompson's memoir, I was skeptical that it was true. The experiences about which Thompson writes seem too remarkable, such as setting out to Egypt right aft…
 
The Spiritual Evolution of Margarito Bautista: Mexican Mormon Evangelizer, Polygamist Dissident, and Utopian Founder, 1878-1961 (Oxford University Press, 2020) provides the first full-length biography of a celebrated Latino Mormon leader in the U.S. and Mexico in the early twentieth century. Surprisingly little is known about Bautista's remarkable …
 
Cordelia Schmidt-Hellerau's Memory’s Eyes is a contemporary New York Oedipus novel. It is written for readers who enjoy playing with concepts and storylines, here namely the classical Oedipus myth, Sophocles’ three Theban plays, the psychoanalytical concept of the Oedipus complex, and its pop-cultural adaptations in cartoons and jokes. Tragic and f…
 
What does it mean to connect as a people through mass media? This book approaches that question by exploring how Moroccans engage communicative failure as they seek to shape social and political relations in urban Fez. Over the last decade, laments of language and media failure in Fez have focused not just on social relations that used to be and ha…
 
André Gregory's not-memoir This Is Not My Memoir (FSG, 2020) is a fascinating trip through theatre history as seen through the eyes of one of its greatest directors. The André we encounter in this book will be familiar to fans of his theatre work or of his celebrated performance in My Dinner with André: curious, ebullient, searching, passionate, fu…
 
What is the relationship between time and sexual difference? Are the categories of linearity and circularity that have so dominated conceptions of time sufficient for the emancipatory aims of feminist theory and praxis? In Revolutionary Time: On Time and Difference in Kristeva and Irigaray (SUNY Press, 2019), Fanny Söderbäck engages the work of Jul…
 
The University of Pennsylvania describes Mongey's work as follows. "When we think of the Age of Revolutions, George Washington, Robespierre, Toussaint Louverture, or Simon Bolivar might come to mind. But Rogue Revolutionaries: The Fight for Legitimacy in the Greater Caribbean (U Pennsylvania Press, 2020) recovers the interconnected stories of now f…
 
In Colonial Fantasies, Imperial Realities: Race Science and the Making of Polishness on the Fringes of the German Empire, 1840-1920 (Ohio University Press, 2019), Lenny Ureña Valerio offers a transnational approach to Polish-German relations and nineteenth-century colonial subjectivities. She investigates key cultural dynamics in the history of med…
 
Many of the millions of workers streaming in from rural China to jobs at urban factories soon find themselves in new kinds of poverty and oppression. Yet, their individual experiences are far more nuanced than popular narratives might suggest. Rural Origins, City Lives: Class and Place in Contemporary China (U Washington Press, 2016) probes long-he…
 
Ladies and Gentlemen, DISCLAIMER: this episode is not for the ears of children and may contain some foul language and adult subject matter, the Skeptic of the #FromTheShadowsPodcast crew, aka, #TheOzarkHowler , shares a story for all of our fans. Just a little midweek humor to brighten your day. We like to call this segment “The Midweek Howl”. Enjo…
 
Hello. Nice to see you again. In this interview with Tim Renner and Joshua Cutchin, we talk about the information and revelations in the second (and final) volume of their “Where the Footprints End” project examining the case for a non-biological Bigfoot. Cutchin and Renner contend that there is far too much evidence that the creature is more ether…
 
Roy Richard Grinker is Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Grinker was born and raised in Chicago where his great-grandfather, grandfather, and father worked as psychoanalysts. He graduated from Grinnell College in 1983 and received his Ph.D. in Social Anthropology at Harvard U…
 
We knew things weren't going to be quiet before the inauguration, but damn, man. Hence, I declare a revisit of Distraction Day. Here's an episode of some of the best bits that were originally on the Patreon (the greatest hits that weren't too weird, gross, or swear-y, anyway). Reach out and touch Moxie on FB, Twit, the 'Gram or email. Music by Kevi…
 
Journalists, politicians, scholars, and citizens often talk about election interference – for example, the interference of the Russians in the 2016 United States elections – as an aberration. But Dr. Dov H. Levin’s new book Meddling in the Ballot Box: The Causes and Effects of Partisan Electoral Interventions (Oxford UP, 2020) argues that they are …
 
In City of a Million Dreams: A History of New Orleans at Year 300 (University of North Carolina Press, 2018), Jason Berry delivers a history of New Orleans at its tricentennial. Beyond its ancient streets, jazz, and Carnival lies a richer, more textured New Orleans than anyone imagined. Berry spotlights the tension between a culture of spectacle, r…
 
Forms, Formats and the Circulation of Knowledge: British Printscape’s Innovations, 1688-1832 (Brill, 2020) explores the printscape – the mental mapping of knowledge in all its printed shapes – to chart the British networks of publishers, printers, copyright-holders, readers and authors. This transdisciplinary volume skilfully recovers innovations a…
 
Since the turn of the millennium, American Evangelical Protestantism has seen a swell of interest in Calvinist theology. Variously described as the New Calvinism or Neo-Reformed Christianity, the latter half of the first decade saw a resurgence of Reformed theology, especially among younger Evangelicals. Brad Vermurlen presents an insightful sociol…
 
In Dividing the Faith: The Rise of Segregated Churches in the Early American North (NYU Press, 2020), Richard J. Boles argues that, contrary to traditional American religious historiography, interracial worship was a common and accepted practice in many northern Protestant churches in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. As Northern stat…
 
Americans today are often skeptical of scientific authority. Many conservatives dismiss climate change and Darwinism as liberal fictions, arguing that "tenured radicals" have coopted the sciences and other disciplines. Some progressives, especially in the universities, worry that science's celebration of objectivity and neutrality masks its attachm…
 
Everywhere young Russian noblewoman Darya Sheremeteva turns, someone in her circle of family and friends reminds her that she exists to serve a single purpose: to marry a powerful man selected by her male relatives and bear children, preferably sons, to continue his line. But after years in isolation nursing her elderly father, Darya questions whet…
 
In May 1945, German forces surrendered to the Allied powers, putting an end to World War II in Europe. But the aftershocks of global military conflict did not cease with the German capitulation. Millions of lost and homeless concentration camp survivors, POWs, slave laborers, political prisoners, and Nazi collaborators in flight from the Red Army o…
 
In The Other End of the Needle (Rutgers University Press, 2020), David C. Lane, Ph.D. investigates the intricacies of the tattoo industry. Particularly, Lane found that tattooing is more complex than simply the tattoos that people wear. Using qualitative data and an accessible writing style, Lane explains the complexity of tattoo work as a type of …
 
Since the presidency of Ronald Reagan, John Winthrop's famous phrase, "We shall be as a city upon a hill," has become political creed and rallying cry for American exceptionalism. But for over three centuries the text of Winthrop's "Model of Christian Charity" was largely forgotten in the American textual canon. In a charming book of textual histor…
 
They’re a powerful political dynasty with no shortage of tragedies, scandals and controversies. Ahead of the 60th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inauguration, revisit the most shocking moments in the Kennedy family history — from conspiracies and cover-ups to assassinations and affairs — in this Parcast limited series. All 12 episodes are availab…
 
This week's guest KaraLee has been through so much...Mulitiple deaths of those closest to her, including her father, toxic relationships, drugs, prison, losing custody of a child.....And now she's here and turning her life around. It's a story of extreme loss as well as incredible courage and resilience. This is an inspiring story that proves every…
 
We sit down with an amazing Director, Padraig Reynolds and talk about his latest film, OPEN 24 HOURS. This is a must watch film if you are looking for gore and great story telling. Support the show (https://linktr.ee/WTSTA666)By MonsterMash Ken,Muse, Killer Kacy HorrO and Chris Zisi
 
What is the role of the intellectual? Is violence, not to mention radical change, necessary? Can there be a revolution without them? Realistic Revolution: Contesting Chinese History, Culture, and Politics after 1989 by Els van Dongen (Cambridge University Press, 2019) analyses a series of debates in the early 1990s between Chinese intellectuals as …
 
Twenty-eight years after Francis Fukuyama declared the “end of history” and pronounced Western-style liberalism as the culmination of a Hegelian narrative of progress, pundits and academics of all stripes find themselves struggling to explain the failed prediction that China’s increased activity in international markets would inevitably lead to inc…
 
F. B. Chang and S. T. Rucker-Chang's Roma Rights and Civil Rights: A Transatlantic Comparison (Cambridge UP, 2020) tackles the movements for - and expressions of - equality for Roma in Central and Southeast Europe and African Americans from two complementary perspectives: law and cultural studies. Interdisciplinary in approach, the book engages wit…
 
Katherine recalls being young and friendless. While growing up in the 40’ and 50’s, she remembers when her mother packed up and left, her father remarried, and she was left to focus on her studies – she was an exceptional mathematician. But she’d been wrong about her family – she later learned that the woman who gave birth to her had been murdered …
 
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