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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 ...
 
Rick Steves Paris Audio Tours provide humorous and insightful commentary on the art and history of many of Paris' most notable museums and historic sites. Each tour includes a PDF companion map, downloadable at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours. Subscribe to get them all! Excerpted from the Rick Steves Paris guidebook. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for Paris at http://www.ricksteves.com.
 
"The Perfect Cocktail!" I mean who hasn't wondered what it would be like to have a drink with George Washington, Winston Churchill, or Catherine the Great... if you weren’t, well you are now! Each episode we will dive into one "Great Mind," the "movers-&-shakers,” of our shared past. Then we dig deep into the psychological concepts that drove these figures. Finally, at the end of each month we square two Greats off against each other, and you'll get my insights on some themed alcoholic drink ...
 
Each week, freelance writer and lifelong bookworm Alli Hoff Kosik will challenge a guest to reread a literary throwback or to experience for the first time ever a book they may have missed as a kid. After that, they'll be asked to spill all the feels and all the opinions about that book on the air for your podcast-listening pleasure. Every Tuesday, you can find us breaking down an old school read from our tween and teen days on a new episode of the show. We'll cover everything from The Baby- ...
 
Enthusiastic amateurs, inquisitive gadabouts, cheerful idiots. Join sisters Anna and Kate every fortnight as they discuss something, someone or somewhere fun, freaky or fascinating they’ve discovered in their adopted countries of France and Italy. Highlights include: decapitation, cheese, arguing about mountains, stolen penises, serial killers, existential crises, WAR and more. Get in touch via theenglishhavedisembarked@gmail.com or on Instagram @theenglishhavedisembarked
 
These podcast episodes are provided by the Support for Learning Department at Trinity High School, Renfrew. Trinity High School is a Roman Catholic high school in the town of Renfrew, Scotland. Its enrollment is approximately 1075 students. The Support for Learning Department consult with class teachers about pupils' additional support needs, and help provide information and advice about your child's learning.
 
A proven professional with international and domestic marketing, branding and sales experience in the consumer and business-to-business industries. Built a reputation on consistently driving the profitable growth and market success by focusing on market share, brand awareness and building the business bottom line for such renowned brands as Citrix Online, Philips Electronics, Norelco, Marantz, Magnavox, Netgear and Honeywell. Honors graduate and faculty member of Florida International Univer ...
 
Paris Luxury Tours is a responsible and dependable private tour operator offering the private Paris tour and escorted France tour packages. With the experience of living in France, their tour guides allow travelers of any kind experience the City of Light and beautiful sites in the French countryside in the best way as possible. They aim to let travelers understand the history and romance of its creation and evolution. Whether you want to book a simple Paris day tour or an extending ten day ...
 
Welcome to our series of podcasts launched to mark the 90th anniversary of the Armistice. These evocative podcasts bring alive the individual experiences of those who served in the First World War. They highlight some of the unusual and interesting stories that can be found in military records at The National Archives.New podcasts will be added to the series until 21 November 2008.Stay informed of each new podcast release by signing up to our Voices of the Armistice RSS feed.If you would lik ...
 
Anime! Manga! Conventions! Fandom! Reviews! News! Editorials! Seasonal Preview Guides! Classics! The Reverse Thieves look at so much anime and manga that it can’t be contained within a single podcast. Join Kate and Alain as they discuss everything from what they just watched to what is going on in fandom. SWAT (Seasonal Watching Anime Taskforce) Reviews: A look at the first episode of the best (and sometimes worst) anime of the new season. Case Closed Reviews: A final wrap-up of the anime we ...
 
A collection containing a parody on Problem Plays, as well as humorous anecdotes from Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock. (Summary by TriciaG)Cast for Section 1:Narrator/Stage Directions – Tricia GSir John – Algy PugLady Cecily – Liberty StumpValet – Bob GonzalezMr. Harding – John HoerrFrench Maid – Annabelle LiPostal Messenger & “A Man” – David LawrenceMrs. Harding – Bev J. Stevens Audio edited by Tricia G
 
Ad Pacem is a weekly podcast from Chile in search of world peace through exploring various Defense and Foreign Relations matters in simple words for people with little time. Get in touch with us using the hashtag #AdPacemIdeas on social media or become a patreon on patreon.com/AdPacemPodcast and join our community. Don’t forget to subscribe to the show and keep moving towards peace!
 
A podcast brought to you by the coveted planner & organizational brand, Plan Chicly! We’re more than just a brand, we create products with purpose. Our mission is to empower women, one podcast at a time. Why listen to Empower Chicly? In life, we always have ups and downs. Some experiences hit us hard and leave us broken, while others help us grow and make us stronger. This podcast is for ALL women who are looking to learn and feel empowered through the diverse topics discussed weekly. Join u ...
 
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An interview with Kitty of the Takarazuka Fan Podcast, a Rose of Versailles expert, on the history of this classic manga as a pop culture and theatrical phenomenon in Japan and its influence on other artistic works. ‘Rose of Versailles’ is just out from Udon Press in its first full English translation.…
 
One of the most confusing and controversial cultural issues of our day has to do with gender. The "T" in all things LGBTQ has loomed large of late, along with what it means for everything from bathrooms to sports. Then there is the non-binary dynamic (not claiming to be male or female), the challenge parents face with how to raise kids in relation …
 
I just wanted to put out a quick announcement about June, but I couldn't help but give you a bit of history with this "shitty" little story... Cheers! Key Topics: Versailles Palace, the Shitty Side of Court-Life, and the Nobility Support the show here and get access to all sorts of bonus content: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=34398347&fan_landing=…
 
Depuis lundi nous sommes presque à Versailles ! Lorena, nous raconte le Versailles qu’elle aime en attendant de pouvoir nous y rendre. Ces épisodes ont été enregistrés en extérieur, à l’occasion d’une promenade dans Paris qui nous a menées dans les jardins du Palais Royal. Il fait beau, les arbres sont en fleurs, mais nos esprits sont déjà bien loi…
 
You are listening to Cultivate Your French podcast, ONE slow french episode every week. Last year, I discovered that my friend Lorena, from the dance class, is a real passionate about the Château de Versailles. I asked her if she would go with me to the castle and tell us about her passion. She agreed to my great joy! But the bad automnal weather c…
 
As part of the Agora Podcast Network, this week we are recommending the Wittenberg to Westphalia. Join Ben through the European wars of religion and learn how early modern Europe was made. In the last episode on the Carolingian Renaissance I talked about how the Franks expanded their knowledge on nearly every major subject. One area I didn’t manage…
 
Get ideas and tips from TV host Samantha Brown for finding little corners of Europe in the New World, then hear an author's dramatic firsthand account of a near catastrophe on a cruise ship caught powerless in a freak winter storm off the coast of Norway. And a tour guide takes us to the wild, windy, and wonder-inspiring backcountry of Iceland. For…
 
How do different societies decide who is on the top, and who is at the bottom , of the social hierarchy? African American journalist Isabel Wilkerson compares the racial ideology of America’s deep South with Nazi Germany and the caste system in India. And indigenous musician Jessie Lloyd talks about her quest to collect and preserve the songs writt…
 
My name is Laetitia, I’m French, I live just outside Paris and I share with you a small slice of my daily life here in France. I have also been running the podcast One Thing In A French Day since 2006 All the information about the transcripts, notes and photos is available at www.cultivateyourfrench.com You know that Cultivate Your French is the yo…
 
This week, Dr. Eugenia Paulicelli joins us to discuss how fashion functioned under Mussolini's fascist regime in Italy during the period between WWI and WWII. RECOMMENDED READING: Paulicelli, Eugenia. Fashion Under Fascism: Beyond the Black Shirt. New York: Berg, 2004. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
The French Revolution hasn’t only shaped our political ideologies to this day. It’s also been extremely influence in the field of science. Steve Jones explores the scientific advances made during this time and how they shape modern science. Many French scientists of that time literally devoted their lives to science with many of them being executed…
 
Pack your bags and jump in the car, listeners, because you’re about to join Alli and her guests for a little cruise down Route 66… in 1946! Tune in to Episode 148 for a discussion about the first installment in American Girl’s scrapbook series, Molly’s Route 66 Adventure. The conversation starts with an extensive chat about all things Molly and win…
 
Today’s Guests: Kevin Lewis, Owner of Quick Draw Archery in Littleton talks about their great archery destination and shop for Bow Hunters, Target Archers, and Recreational Shooters. Visit their website at www.quickdrawarchery.net. Then, Missy Willis with the Mule Deer Foundation – NoCo Chapter Bullets and Broadheads talks about their upcoming banq…
 
Nous sommes lundi matin et j’écris ce podcast depuis mon bureau pour vous parler de l’épisode 2000 et des lives de samedi ! Il fait beau à Paris et c’est super agréable ! Voilà, nous y sommes, l’épisode 2000 du podcast est tout proche ! Mais, faisons un petit retour en arrière, l’épisode 1000 c’était le 26 août 2014 ! La suite du texte est dans le …
 
Many of us are working from a home office or the kitchen table . The pandemic has boosted the popularity of remote work but we want to make sure it's good quality work and not lose the benefits of face to face contact with colleagues. One of the downsides is loneliness. Lockdowns and working alone can make you feel disconnected and lonely. Loneline…
 
There's an invisible layer to the city where you live. It's meant to make your life easier, but is easy to overlook. Roman Mars of the podcast "99% Invisible" helps us examine how our urban environments are designed. And author Paul Theroux tells us how he explores getting older and the surfing culture near his home on Oahu's North Shore in his lat…
 
Hugo Borrin est le créateur du projet Boussole, une entreprise qui vend des vélos de seconde main restaurés et équipés. Son moment préféré de la journée se situe quand le soleil est à l’est, quelque part entre six et huit heures du matin. Vous le savez, j’aime beaucoup poser cette question. Je trouve qu’elle renseigne énormément sur une personnalit…
 
Gary: Today’s special episode is by Matthew McDonald. Matthew is a PhD candidate in European History at Princeton University. He is a scholar of the history of the French language, with a particular interest in how European elites spoke French in countries like Germany, Sweden, and Russia during the Ancien Régime. Today he will tell the story of ho…
 
The Kickstarter success of Ngozi Ukazu’s ‘Check, Please!’ graphic novel series, which just raised $580,000 to publish volume four; PW’s U.S. Book Show; comics job comings and goings; Diamond’s belated new Pullbox order system; the reopening of St. Mark’s Comics; and news on the Netflix adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman and Mark Millar’s Jupiter’s…
 
Today’s Guest: Austin Parr with Discount Fishing Tackle will be with us to give a fishing report. Visit their website at www.discountfishingdenver.com. Then, Aaron Cayce, Owner of Phoenix Weaponry calls in from the Tanner Gun Show this weekend at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds. Visit their website at www.phoenixweaponry.com. Then Rob Nalley, Easte…
 
Australian history stretches back 60,000 years but our written history is only 250 years old. Historians are restoring indigenous people to their proper place in the story of Australia but there’s much we still don’t know. An indigenous historian is leading an international team to discover how communities responded to other seafarers who arrived o…
 
Cette semaine, nous parlons de Projet Boussole avec Hugo Borrin, son créateur. Une entreprise qui restaure et vend des vélos de seconde main, à Clichy. C’est joli d’ailleurs, cette expression, seconde main. On a plutôt tendance à dire « d’occasion ». Petit retour sur le contexte de cette création d’entreprise. La suite du texte est dans le TRANSCRI…
 
A few weeks ago, we bought a new bike for Micaela, a second hand bike that was sold by Projet Boussole an online shop created in September 2020 by Hugo Borrin. Hugo is 30 years old, he created the shop after he met Francçois a bicycle mechanic. He had previously worked in a start up after a management school. The shop is in Clichy, a few kilometers…
 
Pro-democracy activists are urging Australia to impose sanctions on the military leaders in Myanmar. In February the Myanmar military suspended democratic government. They blocked the National League for Democracy from forming a government despite a landslide election victory. Protests are on-going but can they succeed without tough sanctions from …
 
Beginning in the early 16th century, bureoning international trade markets transported new products--and new fashions--around the globe, effectively transforming material cultures in ways which still resonate to this day. Dr. Beverly Lemire joins us to discuss her book Global Trade and the Transformation of Consumer Cultures: The Material World Rem…
 
The Australian economy has taken a big hit from Covid. We’re now on the road to recovery but what should that look like? Is it enough to go back to the way we were or is it time for something different? In these final two Reset Lectures, economist Ross Garnaut says the time is right for major economic reform. He proposes changes to corporate tax, t…
 
Patricia MacLachlan’s Sarah, Plain and Tall was published in 1985 and went on to win the Newbery Medal, the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and the Golden Kite Award in 1986. And while it’s the shortest book that Alli has ever covered on SSR, it inspires no shortage of thoughtful conversation! Tune in to Episode 146 for conversations abo…
 
Nous sommes à Clichy chez Projet Boussole, nous avons acheté un vélo de seconde main pour Micaela. Il a été remis à neuf dans les ateliers de l’entreprise crée en septembre 2020, par Hugo Borrin jeune entrepreneur de trente ans et par François, expert en mécanique vélo. La suite du texte est dans le TRANSCRIPT, abonnez-vous! http://bit.ly/OneThingT…
 
Compared to many other countries, the Australian economy is in a better place as far as Covid is concerned. Yet we know uncertain times are ahead. You don’t emerge unscathed from a global shock of this magnitude. Economist Ross Garnaut says now is the time for bold policy to achieve full employment and incomes growth. In the Reset Lectures, he sets…
 
One of the most confusing and controversial cultural issues of our day has to do with gender. The "T" in all things LGBTQ has loomed large of late, along with what it means for everything from bathrooms to sports. Then there is the non-binary dynamic (not claiming to be male or female), the challenge parents face with how to raise kids in relation …
 
There's something about the city of Rome that lets you know you get to be part of its incredible history. On the next Travel with Rick Steves, we'll hear how the locals love their city, even with all its flaws. The author of "Garden Lust" tells us about his favorite contemporary botanical gardens around the world. And we get advice for hiking and t…
 
Today’s Guest: Our good friend Quentin Smith, Owner & Outfitter at QRS Outdoor Specialties joins us to talk about all their hunting opportunities in Colorado and Wyoming and are eager just like the rest of us to find out the results of the Big Game Draw results. Qrs Outdoor Specialties is taking bookings into 2022-2023 for hunting in Colorado. They…
 
In this round of the "Shots," we debate the Greatness of Charles II of England v. Louis XIV of France in an "absolutely" amazing showdown! Key Topics: Absolutism, Constitutionalism, Religion Support the show here and get access to all sorts of bonus content: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=34398347&fan_landing=true Huge thanks to Podcorn for sponsor…
 
And we are back with all new episodes every week for the foreseeable future. The next four episodes are up on our Patreon, which you can access for as little as one dollar. If you are strapped for cash, or otherwise just feel like you can wait, I completely understand. If you do need to get your podcast fix while you wait, why not check out Bohemic…
 
An interview with manga scholar Erica Friedman of Okazu about Riyoko Ikeda's classic manga 'Rose of Versailles', and its translation for the first time into English, which has just come out from Udon Entertainment. Also, a bonus interview with Mitsuya Nao, who played Girodelle in a Takarazuka musical production of Rose of Versailles: Fersen.…
 
It’s 30 years since the fall of the Iron Curtain and the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev inherited a country that had many problems but was not on the verge of collapse. Six years later, he ended the Cold War and allowed the break-up of the USSR. What were the social, political and global forces that led this result? And how did the hero…
 
Edith Cheung, curator of Fashioned from Nature in China: Then and Now, shares with us her path to becoming a fashion and textile consultant for the Chinese National Silk Museum. Recommended browsing: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/china-national-silk-museum Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
Dans l’épisode de lundi, vous avez fait la connaissance de Lorena, une jeune femme passionnée par le château de Versailles. Même si les dorures du château, la beauté des jardins ou encore l’ambiance du lieu la touchent, ce qui l’intéresse le plus, nous a-t-elle dit, ce sont les personnages. La suite du texte est dans le TRANSCRIPT, abonnez-vous! ht…
 
By tracking purchasing habits, online retailers can discover a teenager is pregnant, before her parents do. US police are rolling out intrusive surveillance technologies, in the name of crime fighting, with little oversight. Virtually every online activity is subject to some form of surveillance. In real life, too, cameras film us as we walk down t…
 
On view now at Design Society, Shenzhen, the V&A's exhibition Fashioned from Nature traces the complex relationship between fashion and nature over a 2,300 year period. Guest curator Edith Cheung joins us to discuss the Chinese fashions and textiles featured in the exhibition’s new section Fashioned from Nature in China: Then and Now. Exhibition de…
 
In a modern world of our own making, we find ourselves 'unfit for purpose'. Human evolution that’s created us as an extraordinary functioning species, has at the same time set us up to fail. Big Ideas explores the health and social implications of living a modern-day life in a stone-age body. Many of our current woes like obesity, stress or violenc…
 
You may think you know Mary Poppins from the 1964 Disney movie starring Julie Andrews… but you might not recognize the original portrayal of the magical nanny as she’s written in the book that inspired the film! Mary Poppins was written by P.L. Travers and published in 1934 — and it’s not as warm and fuzzy as the version we’ve seen on-screen! On Ep…
 
We talk about new and old in this episode. First we wrap up our first episode reviews of the spring 2021 season with: Jorun: The Princess of Snow and Blood Mars Red Kiyo in Kyoto Super Cub Backflip! Farewell My Dear Cramer Those Snow White Notes Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song Then we share our final thoughts on a few winter 2021 shows: SK8 the Infinity …
 
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