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Part Twilight Zone but wholly unique, Victoria's Lift is an ongoing audio drama featuring a mysterious girl who guides visitors to their transformations. A dark place whose original luster is now lost to time, the unlikely, old Victorian building sits overlooked by most on the edge of Pittsburgh. Originally built as a luxury residence for some of the city’s most well to do residents, it now serves a different purpose. Within its dilapidated walls sits Victoria's Lift. Step inside and ride it ...
 
Between the Leaves, a poetry podcast hosted by Ellen van Neerven and Hermina Burns. In each episode, Ellen and Hermina illuminate poems written by women and the gender diverse, as well as their own original works, moving through themes like love, race and feminism. Proudly presented by the Victorian Women’s Trust.
 
Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedies and disasters throughout history. Host Erik Rivenes interviews authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years, and the stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.
 
I always liked the thought of studying philosophy at a night college or university but the curriculum on those things is so stifling. The thought of reading all that academic pros and wading through Victorian writers that I have to half translate didn’t appeal. So I invite you try an alternative, there’ll be pros and Shakespeare but I’m not an academic and I won’t lecture at you. Try Alternative Philosophy a different slant on the academic subject of trying to understand life the universe an ...
 
Victorian Scribblers is a podcast about the nineteenth-century writers time forgot, from Mary Elizabeth Braddon (the mother of detective fiction) to Marie Corelli (queer science-fiction writer extraordinaire) and beyond. Hosted by Dr. Courtney Floyd, a specialist in nineteenth-century literature and print culture, and Dr. Eleanor Dumbill, a specialist in Victorian literature and publishing.
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the sands of the Arabian desert, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
Ryan Naumenko was once involved in Melbourne's criminal underbelly. He was once associating with the mafia, scammers, conmen and drug dealers... Eventually, Ryan saw that his life wasn't going to end well, so he decided to make a change.He is now a reformed man, a father and an advocate for Aussie prison inmates who up until now, haven't had a voice. Join Ryan as he speaks truths about his past life, investigates unsolved Australian crimes, discusses current issues effecting everyday Aussies ...
 
Think nothing ever happens in your town? Australia's suburbs are home to some of the most mysterious and disturbing true crime cases in the world. Meshel Laurie is a true crime obsessive. Emily Webb is a true crime author. And together with expert interviews with writers, victims, investigators and perpetrators, they probe the underbelly of our towns and suburbs, and uncover the darkness at the heart of Australian life.
 
Join the Big Finish team on their regular adventures through time, space, Victorian London, Mars, the 1960s and the Torchwood Hub in Cardiff for witty banter (ahem), free stories, news, interviews and exclusive trailers. We are best known for our Doctor Who ranges of audio plays starring Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Tennant, as well as a world of spin off adventures with Jago and Litefoot, UNIT, Captain Jack Harkness among others. We also produce ...
 
Straight From the Source presents the real-life stories of people affected by alcohol and other drugs, as well as relevant perspectives from other experts and professionals. The show is brought to you by the Association of Participating Service Users (APSU), which is a service of the Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC). APSU is a Victorian consumer body that believes the voices of people with lived experience of AOD issues should be heard and incorporated into service design and deli ...
 
A late 19th Century sensation novel following the young life of Ida Palliser as she searches for fortune and love within England's Gentry Class. Victorian sensation books were often set in ordinary, familiar setting, undermining the perceived adherence to social convention. They exposed the true lives of Victorian England's upper class - lives they tried to keep hidden. (summary by James Dow)
 
The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England. The first series was published in weekly instalments from 1844-46, priced at a penny each. Serialised novels sold in this way were known as Penny Dreadfuls … without any claim to literary greatness, they sought to provide ongoing entertainment for the popular audience. This book has it all -- vice, poverty, wealth, virtue, in every combination. Consider it a Victorian soap opera.Summary by Cori Samuel.Note: this proje ...
 
Lytton Strachey’s first great success, and his most famous achievement, was “Eminent Victorians” (1918), a collection of four short biographies of Victorian heroes. With a dry wit, he exposed the human failings of his subjects and what he saw as the hypocrisy at the centre of Victorian morality. This work was followed in the same style by “Queen Victoria” (1921).
 
Nominated for best comedy podcast at the British Podcast Awards in 2019, Birthday Girls' House Party is back! Acclaimed sketch trio Beattie Edmondson (the funny one), Camille Ucan (the funny one) and Rose Johnson (the funny one) have combined their two loves into one podcast: house parties and chatting sh*t. Each episode is based on a certain party theme – for example ‘beach party’, ‘Victorian’, ‘baby shower’, ‘pirate’, and loads of other examples – and the girls basically get together with ...
 
Comedian Michael Ian Black is tackling a great work of literature. Actually, Tackling might be too strong a word. More like “light caressing” plus a lot of complaining. He’s reading the Thomas Hardy classic, Jude the Obscure, out loud and commenting as he goes. Join Michael and friends like Jen Kirkman, Mike Birbiglia, Michael Showalter, and even his teenage daughter, as he discovers the world of Victorian England. Is it a terrible idea? Probably. But it’s a terrible idea he wants to do with ...
 
Newly disgraced Captain Joanna Williams breaks out of prison with the help of her lieutenant, Jackson Collins. Together they enlist the help of their navigator and his autistic brother, Jerry, and all devise a plan to steal back their airship and fly away from the country who betrayed them and now calls them traitor.
 
Welcome to Noisy Balls, a podcast brought to you by the Victorian Blind Cricket Association. We aim to inform, entertain, and keep you abreast of the goings on in blind cricket from around the world. Compelling discussion with fascinating people, highlighting the fact that no matter whether you are blind or visually impaired, this should never be a barrier for you to fulfill your sporting dreams.
 
Having survived the dark ages of Whedon-less television, a period of reprieve is approaching as master storyteller Joss Whedon readies his return with his Victorian sci-fi epic THE NEVERS for HBO. We're currently a monthly podcast dedicated to the discussion and dissection of every episode of THE NEVERS. Listen in as we review episodes, speculate and discuss news as it pertains to the series. We may just re-visit some of Whedon's past works too. Send questions & comments to: theneverspodcast ...
 
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Sources for this episode: Lois Brown. Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins: Black Daughter of the Revolution Hanna Wallinger. Pauline E. Hopkins: A Literary Biography Cary D. Wintz and Paul Finkelman. The Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance [The Pauline Hopkins Society] (http://www.paulinehopkinssociety.org) [Black Past article on Hopkins] (https://www.bla…
 
The Victorian Sentencing Advisory Council has released an in-depth study into how non-consensual recording or distribution of sexual images or videos offences are handled by Victorian courts.It's the first report of its kind in Australia. What's surprising is the connection between prosecutions and domestic violence.…
 
Minisode 17: Happy Halloween Jubilants! We know Halloween isn’t as fun this this year, so we carved a mini for you to enjoy! Jon’s got a couple of ideas for how to spend a more intimate holiday evening, while Erin’s costumes ideas are going straight from your ears to your vision board. Make sure you’ve got a surplus of salt and dead leaves so you c…
 
Gareth Hall and Matt Stewart bring you wall-to-wall coverage of the 2020 Lexus Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw, hear the full barrier draw thanks to Channel 10 with Michael Felgate, David Gately and James Winks, plus the washup from Deane Lester and Francesca Cumani, as well as all the analysis from Gareth and Matt. All is now in readiness for 3pm on Tu…
 
When Mike comes gallantly to the rescue of old Mr. Waller, can Psmith save him when things get sticky? P.G. Wodehouse, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. With the pandemic still pounding at the door, we need…
 
In Revelation 14vs1, we come across these words: “And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Zion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand, having his Father’s name written in their foreheads." Have you ever wondered who those 144,000 are? Listen as Charles Spurgeon gives a clear answer to what has perhaps been a troubling thought in …
 
On Episode 10 of Noisy Balls, we headed back over to the UK and had a thoroughly entertaining, but exceedingly informative natter with Blind Cricket England & Wales wicket keeper Dan Field. Dan has been an integral part of the Sussex Sharks VI cricket team for almost two decades and was picked to play for the UK men's VI cricket team back in 2006. …
 
Melburnians are rejoicing over the long awaited easing of COVID-19 restrictions.And with the Reserve Bank now suggesting Australia may have come out of recession, there are plenty of reasons for optimism.But there’s anger as well as elation, with federal Liberal MPs highly critical of the way the Victorian Government has been handling the crisis.Ho…
 
Join host Gareth Hall, renowned racing journalist Matt Stewart, the VRC’s Leigh Jordon and the world’s greatest tipster Deane Lester as we preview the biggest week in racing the Melbourne Cup Carnival. With an in-depth look at how the 2020 Flemington Spring Carnival will take shape in the most unique circumstances that includes a long-range forecas…
 
Australia's biggest cities are at breaking point. By offering the most work opportunities, they have become hotspots for overseas workers, migrants and the general populous. With little long-term planning, how will the largest Australian cities keep up and what can be done to ease the stress? Benjamin Polazzon investigates. See omnystudio.com/liste…
 
When we get to heaven, what a joy it will be to see what God has prepared for His children there. But there is no doubt as to what shall be the main attraction: The Lord Jesus Himself. To see our Saviour, to run toward Him, to fall at His feet and worship and adore Him. But does the Bible give any indication of how we can expect Him to appear when …
 
Hosts Ellen van Neerven, Hermina Burns | Music (Intro) Loop Lady - 2. In the Middle by Sally Whitwell; (outro) Black Smoke by Emily Wurramara | Creative Producers Ellen van Neerven, Hermina Burns | Co-producers Mary Crooks AO, Maria Chetcuti, Ally Oliver-Perham | Sound engineer Nicholas Pollock | Recording Squeak E. Clean Studio, the Voice Plant | …
 
My guest on this episode has a very personal connection to the subject of his many decades of research. His great-grandfather was a member of one of the Peaky Blinders gangs that terrorized the city of Birmingham in the late 1800s. British historian Carl Chinn, author of "Peaky Blinders: The Real Story" and its sequel, "Peaky Blinders: The Legacy",…
 
Do you ever think about heaven? Perhaps, from what you read in the Bible, about the gates made from pearl, or the streets of gold. Do you think about who you will see there, an already departed loved one, or a character from the Bible narrative. Heaven, to the believer, will be filled with wonders. But none of these can compare to the greatest wond…
 
Millions of low and middle-income Australians face being $1080 worse off each year unless the government revisits its recent overhaul of the personal tax system. As it stands, the end of the low and middle-income tax offset for the 2021-2022 financial year means people earning between $48,000 and $90,000 will lose $20 per week from their take-home …
 
S3 EP5 - Roman Party with Jen Brister Please subscribe, rate and review. XXX Music by Anne Chmelewsky: https://www.annechmelewsky.com Art work by Lucy Moore: https://www.lucymooreedinburgh.com Nominated for best comedy podcast at the British Podcast Awards in 2019, Birthday Girls' House Party is back! Acclaimed sketch trio Beattie Edmondson (the fu…
 
While Northcote golf course was closed to golfers during stage 4 restrictions, the Darebin City council opened it up to the public. Now golfers can return to the course, but not every resident is keen to leave the new open space. A change.org petition to “Keep Northcote Golf Course open to the public” has reached over 7,000 signatures. Some candida…
 
On October 15, the Victorian Auditor-General's Office issued a report on tram accessibility. This stated that the Department of Transport has been failing to meet accessibility targets. How does this affect the lives of Victorians with a disability? Bec Jordan spoke with Kerri Cassidy, EO of Disability Resources Centre, to see what the issues are a…
 
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