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Motive

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Exposing violence and cover ups, the new season of Motive investigates the hidden world of big prisons in small towns. Places where everyone knows each other and difficult truths get buried.
 
They changed the world. So can you. Each week, award-winning journalist Aarti Shahani meets fascinating humans who've done big things. They answer two questions: (1) How does power work in the real world, anyway? (2) How has wielding power changed you? The movement begins here. Listen now. Let your volcano erupt.
 
A podcast about the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald, the trial of Officer Jason Van Dyke, and the troubled relationship between African-Americans and the Chicago Police Department. Brought to you by WBEZ Chicago and The Chicago Tribune
 
Trouble — we've all been in it. Some more than others. Some worse than others. Award-winning storyteller Shannon Cason has faced a few problems of his own. Now he talks with others about getting in, and out, of trouble of all stripes.
 
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TANIS

Public Radio Alliance

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Tanis is a bi-weekly podcast from the Public Radio Alliance, and is hosted by Nic Silver. Tanis is a serialized docudrama about a fascinating and surprising mystery: the myth of Tanis. Tanis is an exploration of the nature of truth, conspiracy, and information. Tanis is what happens when the lines of science and fiction start to blur... Support TANIS to hear exclusive MINI and BONUS EPISODES and more! http://patreon.com/tanispodcast Please rate and review on iTunes if you enjoy TANIS! http:/ ...
 
Host Jonathan Groubert and WBEZ have teamed up to bring back the revered program, The State We're In. In Season 1 of this podcast reboot, you'll hear astonishing true and personal stories from all over the globe. The sonically beautiful, and narratively gripping "talkumentary" program brings you guests who will amaze you, break your heart or leave you laughing -- sometimes, all at once. If you're a fan of This American Life, or captivating storytelling in general, you'll want to be sure to s ...
 
'South Side Stories' is a celebration of the real-life people and places that inspired Comedy Central’s hit new comedy series, 'South Side.' With lots of laughs, love and plenty of real talk, 'South Side Stories' proves that what you see on the news is only a small slice of a big city. btb.
 
Front and Center explores the issues that make our region what it is, taking time to investigate hard questions and follow rich stories. Our first series explores the most obvious aspect of the region: water. Front and Center is sponsored by the Joyce Foundation.
 
The Paper Machete is a free, weekly “live magazine” covering pop culture, current events and American manners. Part spoken-word show, part vaudeville revue, The Paper Machete features comedians, journalists, storytellers and musical guests performing in the back room of a Chicago bar. The show was created and hosted by writer Christopher Piatt (pronounced like hot apple PIE-it). In June 2011 The Chicago Reader named The Paper Machete “Best Comedy Variety Show of 2011.” The Paper Machete podc ...
 
Coming to you live from Carter's Barbershop in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood, The Barber Shop Show brings you a weekly dose of real talk, straight from the shop floor. No punches are pulled and no topic is considered off-topic. Produced in partnership with the Chicago Reporter, and hosted by WBEZ’s Richard Steele. Airs every Sunday at 9am CST on Vocalo 91.1FM, 89.5 FM, and streams live on Vocalo.org. The show also airs on Sundays at 3pm on WBEZ, 91.5FM, and streams live on WBEZ.org.
 
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In this bonus episode, Greg adds a song to the Desert Island Jukebox whose author didn't like it much initially, but has come around in recent years. Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: bit.ly/2RyD5Ah Mobile: sayhi.chat/soundops Sign up for our newsletter: https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG Make a donation via PayP…
 
For decades, researchers have chased a pharmaceutical cure for memory loss to no avail. But research released last year suggests that dementia rates have actually declined in the United States over the last decade. Reset talks with the co-authors of American Dementia: Brain Health in an Unhealthy Society.GUEST: Dr. Daniel R. George, medical anthrop…
 
Reset digs into the conservative movement that successfully overturned Roe. Plus, we look at the Democratic strategy to protect abortion rights at the federal level and what the Supreme Court’s ruling could mean for the midterm elections. GUESTS: Mary Ziegler, law professor at the University of California, Davis; author of Dollars for Life: The Ant…
 
Abortion is now illegal in at least 10 states. More total or near-total bans will go into effect soon. Reset checks in on states that neighbor Illinois where it’s now impossible or nearly impossible to have an abortion. GUESTS: Molly Beck, Wisconsin politics and state government reporter at the Milwaukee Journal SentinelSarah Fentem, health reporte…
 
As the nation continues to react to the Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade and debate a path forward, faith communities remain divided over whether people should have the right to an abortion. GUESTS: Eman Abdelhadi, assistant professor of comparative human development at University of ChicagoRabbi Amanda Green, associate rabbi at Chi…
 
With the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade, Illinois is now one of the only states in the Midwest where people can access abortion care. Reset checks in with Dr. Erin King, executive director of Hope Clinic for Women, and Dr. Amy Whitaker, chief medical officer at Planned Parenthood of Illinois.…
 
The summer movie season offers the promise of a special kind of escape. With our brains and bodies fried from the heat, we go to the multiplex less for the subtlety of great cinema and more for big pleasures: belly laughs, impossible action sequences, jump scares, and explosions. Lots and lots of explosions. But which movie years best delivered on …
 
In 1982, the Los Angeles punk rock band X put out its album Under the Big Black Sun. 40 years later, it's still great! Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with X vocalist and bassist John Doe all about the album and the band's impact. They'll also chat with him about his new solo album and his work in television and film. Join our Facebook Group:…
 
In this bonus episode, Jim adds an incredible song to the Desert Island Jukebox that has surfaced on a few soundtracks in recent years. Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: bit.ly/2RyD5Ah Mobile: sayhi.chat/soundops Sign up for our newsletter: https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG Make a donation via PayPal: https://bi…
 
Cooper Raiff's debut film, 2020's "Sh*thouse," put the young writer/director on the map with a tale of collegiate malaise, and was made not long after Raiff himself left college. His follow-up, the new CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH, sees Raiff exploring the existential restlessness that awaits college grads. As with his debut, Raiff is back in a starring rol…
 
As the leader of Galaxie 500 and Luna, Dean Wareham is an indie rock legend. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with Wareham about five albums that shaped his music over the course of his career. Join our Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/3sivr9T Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc Sign up for our newsletter: https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG M…
 
In this bonus episode, Jim interviews two of the winners of the first annual Sound Opinions Arts Criticism Prize. The scholarship was awarded to three Columbia College Chicago students in the Professional Writing Program in the Department of English and Creative Writing: (read winning reviews at these links) Connor Salata, for a theater review writ…
 
Reset talks to Chicago actor and producer Bashir Salahuddin about what it was like to play alongside Tom Cruise in the new film Top Gun: Maverick, and his big plans for the third season of HBO’s South Side.For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast. And please give us a rating, it helps other listeners find us. For more about Reset, go to…
 
At the midpoint of the movie year, Adam and Josh come to the show with several titles big and small vying for their Top 5 Films of the Year So Far, along with a shared number one that Josh describes as "the standard that cinema 2022 will have to meet." Plus, highlights from last weekend's live event at Chicago's Music Box Theatre, which featured a …
 
Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot are big fans of Aimee Mann’s songwriting, so they’ve asked her to choose five albums that shaped her artistic outlook. She shares those albums and what they meant to her at different points in her life on this episode. Join our Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/3sivr9T Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc…
 
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