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Best This American Life Music podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best This American Life Music podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
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Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage. Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politicians and moguls. And when the dust finally settles, we’re left to wonder: how did this happen? Where did they trip up, and who is to blame? From the creators of American History Tellers, Business ...
 
Are you looking for a new and fun way to learn American English? Come hang out with Lindsay and Michelle from Boston and New York City and have fun while you improve your English listening skills! We are an English as a Second Language (ESL) podcast for intermediate to advanced English learners around the world. We will show you how to use everyday English vocabulary and natural idioms, expressions, and phrasal verbs and how to make small talk in American English. We will also give you speci ...
 
Fantasy Football at it's very best. Say goodbye to the talking heads of Fantasy Football and hello to The Fantasy Footballers. The expert trio of Andy Holloway, Jason Moore, and Mike "The Fantasy Hitman" Wright break down the world of Fantasy Football with astute analysis, strong opinions, and matchup-winning advice you can't get anywhere else. A high quality and entertaining show that will win you your Fantasy Football league -- in style. The ONE Fantasy Football Podcast you can't leave off ...
 
Ear Hustle brings you the daily realities of life inside prison shared by those living it, and stories from the outside, post-incarceration. The podcast is a partnership between Nigel Poor, a Bay Area visual artist, and Earlonne Woods, formerly incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, and was co-founded with former San Quentin resident Antwan Williams. The Ear Hustle team works in the San Francisco Bay Area, both in San Quentin State Prison’s media lab and from offices on the outside, to pr ...
 
G Moody is the host of this 5⭐️ star podcast stemming from Brooklyn, NY. Known for his quick wit, hilarious commentary and impeccable ear for great music, G Moody continues to deliver with a unique, intellectual perspective about daily American life, sports, politics and everything in between. A true New Yorker, G Moody genuinely brings a plethora of funny to the podcast game with his articulate, entertaining & always thought-provoking opinions giving you - This, That & The Third. Support th ...
 
BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at Virginia Humanities.There’s the history you had to learn, and the history you want to learn - that’s where BackStory comes in. Each week BackStory takes a topic that people are talking about and explores it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversations with our listeners, BackStory makes histor ...
 
The Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, from PRI, is a smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt introduces the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy – so let Studio 360 steer you to the must-see movie this weekend, the next book for your nightstand, or the song that will change your life. Produced in association with Slate.
 
"A Beautiful World" is a news program that focuses on inspirational stories from around the world, featuring good news about science, technology, ecology, art, music and medicine. The program is hosted by author and journalist Heather McElhatton, who listeners know from her contributions to This American Life, Marketplace and MPR News. www.abeautiful.world or Download ABW Podcast! iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/a-beautiful-world/id986469943?mt=2Stitcher - http://www.stitcher.co ...
 
Life is complicated, but we love simple answers. AI and robotics are changing the nature of work. Emojis change the way we write. Fossil Fuels were once the engine of progress, now we're in a race to change how we power the planet. We're constantly trying to save ourselves...from ourselves. This Anthro Life brings you smart conversations with humanity’s top makers and minds to make sense of it all. We dig into truth and hope in our creative potential through design, culture, and technology. ...
 
In the grand showbiz tradition of ripping off what works to make millions of his own dollars, comedian Julian McCullough (This American Life, The Tonight Show, @midnight) has taken the hugely popular DOUG LOVES MOVIES podcast and made JULIAN LOVES MUSIC. Do you love music and comedy? Does Billy Joel's music fill you with rage? You'll love JULIAN LOVES MUSIC!
 
My Fellow Americans, Life is actually just a microscopic, deluded moment in time, so let's cut to the freakin' chase.One look at American Idol or the MTV Music Awards can solidify my case.It has been my contention since birth, that the answer to every difficulty we encounter on this sacred yet demented Stone, can be revealed with ultimate clarity through the ultra neurotic engagements of Music, Art, Literature, Film, Poetry and a good Pastrami sandwich.Why would any sane human spend so must ...
 
This is a very raw simple podcast about my life and awakening. Lets stop on the porch and talk about the small moments in life that offer so much. Lets explore the things that come up and see new ways of really navigating. Topics - Music, Food, Relationships, Presence, Who we are, and how to find deep awakening, I mean really how to find it. For Feedback, and questions - reach me here:https://mikes16480.wixsite.com/trueyou
 
This is an hour-long episodic podcast series called Oliver Happy Hour. Hosts are siblings (IG: DaisyO - @daisyo, Devy Dev - @dco_love, & Darrin, Darrin - @daredog91) who have degrees and passions in social work, self care and mental health, psychology, african-american history, spiritual development, music and human resources. We blissfully laugh, make up stories, develop ideas, support each other, and share practices that transforms society into a more conscious space of existence. Our desi ...
 
If you’re not angry, you’re not paying attention. The state of affairs in our country has made us all Angry Americans. But it’s righteous, justifiable, vigilant anger. An anger that drives positive change. The anger that started the American Revolution and drove the Civil Rights movement. In times of national distress, it’s our anger that can unite and inspire us all. Your host is Paul Rieckhoff. He’s a fighter, a patriot, and an independent political and media force to be reckoned with. Aft ...
 
This podcast is a beautifully executed compilation combining the absolute best in progressive and liberal political news, commentary and occasional comedy with great music to pull it all together. Each edition focuses on a political theme and delivers a variety of stories and perspectives from an array of sources on that theme. By the way, this is an ENHANCED PODCAST with cool features built in which is fun but that means that it's not compatible with everyone's audio player. For the STANDAR ...
 
A weekly one-hour conversation with guest experts and callers about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle. Rick Steves is America's leading authority on travel to Europe and beyond. Host and writer of over a hundred public television travel shows and author of 30 best-selling guidebooks, Rick now brings his passion for exploring and understanding our world to public radio. Related travel information and message boards on www.rickst ...
 
A night of storytelling for the New York City life. Hosted by Matt Dellapina and including a range of musical, comedic, and visual guest artists, the evening aims to replenish the intricate charms and mysteries that first brought you to this island off the edge of America. Brought to you by SLANT Theatre Project.
 
Nigerian American is Lanre ‘eLDee’ Dabiri’s podcast about society and culture. It launched in August 2017. eLDee is a Nigerian-American musician/producer/entrepreneur. A well known social commentator and influencer, eLDee is an acclaimed thought leader. He is credited as an early pioneer of the now global Afrobeats music genre and an innovator of sorts with all of his groundbreaking accomplishments.In this podcast, eLDee tells personal stories and dramatized illustrations of personal life le ...
 
Where There's Smoke explores self-development through the filter of current events, pop culture, and experience. We surf the zeitgeist through an array of audio clips, quotes, concepts, and conversations. In the spirit of The Daily Show and This American Life, we throw everything into an audio centrifuge that separates “what” from “why”. You walk away with insights and actionable solutions to improve your business, relationships, and almost any area of your life.
 
Though carols are traditionally associated with Christmas, this was not always the case. “Carol” comes from the French word 'carole' which means circle dance accompanied by singing. It was part of any festivity and gradually came to be associated with holidays like Christmas. In England, festivities were banned following the Civil War and Protestantism, but many song writers and Protestants wrote musical works to be sung at Christmas and these were referred to as “carols.” Today, Christmas a ...
 
The storytelling series was born out of 16 interviews I did in 2014 for a documentary on storytelling and how we use storytelling in all walks of life. Life and work pulled me away from the project and the awesome interviews have sat on my hard drive since then. I am now releasing the interviews in this storytelling podcast.
 
Gem City Podcast is the first podcast that is all about Dayton! Bi-weekly episodes will highlight and discuss local news topics including business, politics, art, events, and other headlines from Dayton, Ohio. Each episode will feature one or more local guest hosts who will help us examine what is happening in our community. Our target audience is anyone that is interested in keeping up with local topics presented by local Daytonians. Listeners should expect to hear about important business ...
 
In this podcast about all things Hamilton, Hamilton-related, Hamilton-adjacent, or anything else in the Miranda universe, I (your host Gillian Pensavalle) talk to guests (and my sometimes co-host/all times husband Michael Paul Smith) about such things as: how Hamilton brings people together, how we find Ham references in everyday life, and the general brilliance of the show. I'm proud to say that we've spoken to almost everyone from the original creative team (aka "The Cabinet") including th ...
 
If you love and cherish old English nursery rhymes and have fond memories of your early childhood years, Our Old Nursery Rhymes by Alfred Moffat published in 1911 is indeed the little book for you! Or as a parent, if you'd like your own children to share the magic, this book provides them all. One of the most appealing aspects of this charming book is that the rhymes are all set to music and if you're musically inclined, you can certainly keep yourself and your children entertained by playin ...
 
Want to get in the best shape of your life by exercising less and eating ridiculously well? Whether you’re Paleo, Keto, Vegan, Wild, or completely clueless, we’re here to help you eat right, train smarter, and transform your body and mind to be your absolute best. This family-friendly show is free of outside advertising for your listening pleasure. Winner of 4 awards and #1 in Health in 8+ countries. Yes, you really can be happy and healthy at the same time. Take it from The Fat-Burning Man, ...
 
The incredible untold story of Louis Armstrong, an American original, an African American cultural touchstone, one of the most important figures in the history of Jazz, and one of the greatest American entertainers of the 20th century. From a dirt-poor boy raised amid the hustlers, pimps, and whores of turn-of-the-century New Orleans, Louis Armstrong mastered his music and became a figure larger than life. He helped create that most American of music genres: Jazz. Over his lifetime, he becam ...
 
Sasha Marina is a Millenial Cuban-American Media-Prenuer.2007 marked the beginning of her Artistic Journey. She's met many people since then, that like her-self, are set out to Accomplish their Dream Goals. You will get to listen to these fresh Talented individuals throughout this Podcast! Tune in to our Weekly Segments; Entertainment Life & Lets Talk Business TSMS Radio (Est.2012)
 
Welcome to Ibizology, a podcast exploring the culture, history and arts of the Balearic island of Ibiza.I’m Bill Beacham, an Ibiza-based journalist and in each episode I interview an Ibizan who is contributing in some way to life on this wonderful island. Through their words I aim to bring to life different aspects of island living as they tell their unique stories. The Ibizan music you hear was recorded in July 1952 in the churchyard of the village of St Josep by the musicologist Alan Lomax ...
 
It's “That Guy… Who Was in That Thing” meets “The Nerdist Podcast” but with people even less well known! Sure it's fun to interview the crazy famous and ask them about the difficult years, but that's been done and they won't return our calls. Memories are plastic - we're getting the real dirt from people still crawling through it. Laura Force Scruggs is the playwright and Jake Scruggs is the technical guy who listens to a lot of “This American Life” and thinks that qualifies him to interview ...
 
The Let's Master English podcast is for ESL (English as a Second Language) learners! This podcast has many features--news, Q&A, English learning advice and other fun sections. You can join the Let's Master English community on Google+ and see the full transcripts. Transcripts are made by you, the listeners! I hope you enjoy my podcasts and please visit my website--www.letsmasterenglish.com!
 
Annie Talks presents interesting stories about interesting people that you want to hear. Annie Rivera is a YouTube video creator and influencer who has now crossed over to the Podcast world. Focus areas include Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Events, Self-Development, Self-Improvement, Health and Fitness. Annie holds a Master's degree in Communications, a Bachelor's degree in Public Relations with a minor in Radio, TV & Film. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/annietalks/support
 
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WE ARE THE DIAMONDS. BO SCRANINBURGH, How bigs the chicken? Ohhhh Pepperonis ah coming. You’re going to be happy in a couple minutes. DW! Tweetless in Seattle. The rigidity of shit. Please remember to subscribe and rate 5 stars!Follow us on Twitter @ObliviousClearFind us on Facebook at Clear and Oblivious: An NFL PodcastWant to insult us on a perso…
 
P The Prophet and Will Smith stop by Gem City Podcast to talk to @TheIzzyRock P The Prophet has a new album out called Broken Scales and Will is newly elected to the Dayton Board of Education. We discuss many different topics. Spotify https://open.spotify.com/album/2EfNUf9pEyPNcs0upHyQo7 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/P-The-Prophet-4834382755135…
 
For more than a decade, Kelli O'Hara has been at the very top of the Broadway heap. She gets called "luminous" so often that it must get really very, very tiring. It's been a remarkable journey for a kid who grew up on a farm in western Oklahoma and cut her teeth doing repertory theater in Wichita. She tells Alec her story, with a fascinating, surp…
 
Air Date 2/25/2020 Today we take a look at a post-acquittal, power-mad Trump taking advantage of his thoroughly-confirmed ability to do whatever he wants without repercussion and the work Bill Barr is doing to completely subvert the Justice Department in favor of using it as a tool to favor the President's friends and harm his enemies. Be part of t…
 
In this week's show, we welcome back Eric Tabone who first joined us back in the early days of the Colombia Calling podcast speaking about his business: Beyond Business English (www.bbelanguages.com). This week, on Ep313 we share a number of anecdotes from his wedding in Ocana, Norte de Santander and mine in the coastal city of Cartagena. I think t…
 
From 1910 to 1970, 6.6 million African Americans migrated from the rural south – a dramatic movement that would permanently change the social, political and cultural fabric of our nation. In 1941, Jacob Lawerence’s iconic series The Migration of the Negro (now generally referred to as The Great Migration) rocked the art world with its depictions of…
 
Cynthia Giles was a senior official at the Environmental Protection Agency. She helped negotiate a major settlement with Volkswagen, as the automaker faced fallout from its diesel emissions scandal. She joins Lindsay and tells behind-the-scenes stories from the scandal. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/as to fin…
 
The Fantasy Footballers are back as NFL Combine Week is upon us! Find out what Andy, Jason, and Mike are watching for during the Combine. Plus a look at which player trends from the 2019 fantasy football season will continue, and a dynasty trade edition of Buy or Sell! Manage your redraft, keeper, and dynasty fantasy football teams with the #1 fant…
 
The world's best-loved bearded diva and Eurovision Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst joins us with our very own queen of cabaret, Trevor Ashley.Also, we pay tribute to Australian-born actor Zoe Caldwell, we visit international rising stars of dance Aakash Odedra and Hu Shenyuan in rehearsal for a new duet, and Peter FitzSimons on the craft of hist…
 
At the beginning of 2020, we asked Daytontians who they wanted us to interview this year, and one name that was enthusiastically mentioned was Dr. Derek Petrey. We had never heard from him, so our host Libby Ballengee reached out and had a fascinating conversation! Plus we found out that his big event is this week! Great timing! Dr. Derek Petrey wa…
 
One table can make all the difference... The owner of New York's Adda Indian Canteen has one table in his restaurant that's underperforming the others. And in a business with razor-thin margins, that's a real problem. In this special collaboration with Sally Helm and NPR's Planet Money, we enlist the help of a tape measure-wielding professor to try…
 
Hannah Cruz peels off the mask to take us on her journey into Eliza. In part one of our two part conversation, we talk the worlds you keep creating in your mind, grappling with forgiveness, and what it’s like living in the greatest city in the world. We both let it go as we take a note from The Cabinet™ that you can always find something new and I …
 
Studio 360 broadcast its first episode on November 4, 2000, just before we elected George W. Bush as President and we all learned what a “hanging chad” was. Fittingly, that first program was an exploration of art and politics hosted by a newcomer to radio, author and journalist Kurt Andersen. Originally produced out of WNYC Radio, and most recently…
 
The fellas are back recapping their Valentine’s Day, an awesome All-Star Saturday Night with Aaron Gordon being robbed in the dunk contest! The stripper Gena Sky literally falls from the top of the pole breaks her jaw & starts a Go Fund Me! Plus, could Wright St and UD play in the NCAA tournament. Plus, the fellas give their thoughts on Dwyane Wade…
 
Air Date 2/22/2020 Today we take a look at Trump's recently-proposed budget and rule changes targeting the most vulnerable recipients of Social Security benefits. The budget has no chance of passing as it is because, thankfully, a Democratically-controlled House of Representatives will now allow it. However, it is still very valuable to understand …
 
Learn why acqua alta episodes are flooding Venice more frequently — and what it was like to live through a week of near-record floods last November. Hear what it takes to hike across Papua New Guinea on the notorious Kokoda Trail. And discover the traditions behind the February "Carnaval" celebrations in the Basque Country of France and Spain. For …
 
As BackStory moves towards the end of its production, we’ve asked our hosts to select memorable moments from the show that we’re publishing as episodes once per month. A founding host of the show, Ed Ayers has had hundreds of conversations on a huge variety of topics. But some of his favorite BackStory moments touched on anniversaries and events re…
 
How Public Enemy brought the revolution to hip-hop with “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back.” Plus, our Americans Icons segment on Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” which broke boundaries when it was published and still profoundly resonates with readers today. And Young Adult author Angie Thomas on how the late TLC perfor…
 
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