Best Words podcasts we could find (Updated August 2018)
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Word of Mouth
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Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them
 
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After Words
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Interviews with top nonfiction authors by journalists, public policy makers, legislators, and others familiar with their work. After Words airs each weekend at the following times: Saturday at 10pm ET Sunday at 9pm ET Monday at 12am ET
 
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The World in Words
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The World in Words is a podcast about languages and the people who speak them. What happens to the brain on bilingualism? Does it matter that so many languages are dying out? Should we fear the rise of global English? Is the United States losing its linguistic cohesion? Why are Chinese tech words so inventive? Why does Icelandic have so many cool swearwords? Patrick Cox and Nina Porzucki bring you stories from the world’s linguistic frontlines. Also at pri.org/language
 
Welcome to Russian- Word by Word. Every two weeks, our podcast helps Russian language learners, study Russian and learn about the latest news from the Russian world. If you are interested in news, culture and, of course, Russian this is the right place for you!
 
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Word Matters
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Word Matters is a podcast dedicated to helping Christians understand some of the most confusing passages of the Bible. Hosts Brandon Smith and Trevin Wax, along with special guests, help the audience both understand why the passage is difficult and how to teach it to others. Word Matters is sponsored by the Christian Standard Bible. Find out more at CSBible.com.
 
Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth." To listen to the Walk in the Word radio program, please visit the Walk in the Word radio podcast.
 
1 on 1 interview show featuring the creative minds behind Comics TV Film Novels & Animation. Hosted by Chicago Pop Culture expert, John Siuntres
 
Free daily dose of word power from Merriam-Webster's experts
 
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Words for Granted
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Words for Granted is a podcast that looks at how words change over time. Host Ray Belli uses language--more specifically, individual words--as a way of making connections among history, culture, religion, and society.
 
WXPN's live performance and interview program featuring music and conversation from a variety of important musicians
 
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Word of Mouth
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Word of Mouth is a public radio show highlighting trends, surprising turns in pop culture, and news, science, and tech stories you aren't hearing about in the day's headlines. A daily podcast produced by New Hampshire Public Radio.
 
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Last Word
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Radio 4's weekly obituary programme, telling the life stories of those who have died recently
 
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Spoken Word
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A program dedicated to the eclectic world of poetry and performance. Guests are contemporary poets who read and discuss their works.
 
Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. Join him every weeknight.
 
Fiery Independent Baptist Preaching, Soul-winning, King James Bible ONLY!
 
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Last Word On Spurs
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The brand new Tottenham Hotspur podcast. Bringing you debate on all Spurs games each and every week. Featuring a range of guests as we have the 'Last Word On Spurs'. #COYS #THFC
 
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Word Podcast
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David Hepworth, Mark Ellen and kindred spirits talk about music and laugh until they cry.
 
Join Bishop Robert Barron for a weekly podcast on faith and culture. Find more episodes at http://WordOnFireShow.com and submit your questions at http://AskBishopBarron.com.
 
Words of War was an anthology of war stories,told by the men and women who have seen them happen. Exciting stories of World War II, its origins,its affects, and its heroes.Patriotic stories of heroes.
 
A fun weekly radio show about language seen through culture, history, and family. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers who have questions and stories about linguistics, old sayings, word histories, etymology, regional dialects, slang, new words, word play, word games, grammar, family expressions, books, literature, writing, and more. Email your language questions to words@waywordradio.org or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at 1 (87 ...
 
Mormon Authors and Mormon Writers are interviewed about their lives and their titles.
 
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Word for Word
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Australian English has many fascinating stories, interesting etymologies, and wonderfully weird slang. The language is constantly evolving as the world around us changes; new words are created, meanings change, and other things get left behind. In Word for Word, we explore the surprising histories behind everyday words and phrases, go behind-the-scenes with the dictionary editors, and meet some of Australia's most interesting word-lovers, from Scrabble champions to hip-hop artists. Join us a ...
 
An informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Hosted by interdisciplinary engineer Pius Wong, also host of The K12 Engineering Education Podcast. Produced by Pios Labs. Support the podcast by donating to Pius's studio on Patreon: www.patreon.com/pioslabs.
 
Storytelling is one of those things that makes us human. It takes many forms in many places and times but the need to record our story, to preserve the memory that we were here, and to hear the stories of others, this is universal. I'm a writer, a librarian, a mom, and a person in this world in search of how we tell our stories and how we hear the stories of others. Season 1: Flash Fiction. The sharing of minimalist literature, saying much with few words. May 2015-January 2018. Season 2: Boo ...
 
Welcome to The Final Word on all things Political and Pop Cultural. Comedic duo Frangela makes "Real News. REAL FUNNY!" Your positive "Back Up AND Black Up!" here to inspire you to #RESIST! Subscribe, review, and get a new episode each week! As a quick listen option, we also give you our classic "Idiot of the week" in a separate podcast. Produced by Joey Salvia for Westwood One.
 
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Very Bad Words
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As long as there’s been language, there have been forbidden words. What gives these words their power? Why are they considered “bad”? Producer and Host, Matt Fidler, reaches out to experts, linguists, and historians to explore these words and their cultural significance. From diving into specific bad words to exploring what language has the “worst curses”, Matt weaves personal stories and interviews to help shed light on the power of very bad words.
 
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Every Word
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John Bradshaw's online devotional series—called Every Word—provides a daily spiritual boost for busy people. In each one-minute program, Pastor Bradshaw focuses on one verse per day, with a new devotional every day of the week! Watch the latest programs online or search by topic. E-mail and iTunes options are also available, so watch today!
 
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Word Of The Week
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Feed on God's word mid-week by listening to sound biblical sermons selected by The Gospel Coalition editors.
 
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Meaningless Words
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Meaningless Words is a podcast that intends to analyze things being said in the public forum in search of the meaningless messages, ulterior motives, and will seek to back engineer the double talk to extrapolate the hidden agenda when possible.The overall purpose of doing this will be to have a laugh at the expense of the for-profit propagandists, poorly reasoned political pundits, and anti-scientific snake oil salesmen of the world.
 
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Word Series
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MP3 Audio Teachings by Andrew Wommack.
 
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WW2: War and Words
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The story of the 20 momentous years from 1936 to 1956 that changed the course of history, as told by Jonathan Dimbleby and through the words of remarkable BBC correspondents.
 
Investing, business, finance &economics - Mark Homer has the experience to help you with many of your questions & challenges. Mark My Words is a successful, eccentric & introverted businessman’s experience of 20 years with no waffle, ads, bravado or big pitches. Mark will interview the worlds most successful business, finance & money experts as well as impart his knowledge in a factual, direct manner. Mark runs & owns multiple businesses & property portfolios so teaches you what he does on a ...
 
Bishop Robert Barron's Weekly Podcast
 
Bedtime stories for kids, written by kids. A selection of sensational stories from the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show 500 Words competition.
 
The Last Word with Matt Cooper gets you up to speed with all the events of the day.
 
You can’t spell Game Master without “pretentious.” Well, you can, actually. But let’s pretend you can’t so I can make a point. My point is a good Game Master needs a lot of big, fancy words at their disposal to make their flavor text as confusing as possible. Oops. I mean engaging, not confusing. More at www.GMWordoftheWeek.com
 
Fortnightly pod-joy from Ian Collins (and Sideshow Kev).
 
Want to master your English pronunciation? Join 3,000-lesson vocal coach Matt Pocock (MA in Voice) on a pronunciation challenge: can you pronounce the 1,000 most common words in the English language? Every language is made up of sounds, and Matt takes you through every single sound in the British Accent, using the phrases you'll use every day.
 
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Next Ten Words
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Next Ten Words focuses on in-depth analysis and critique of the personal technology industry. Every week Michael Gartenberg, Rene Ritchie, and guests go beyond the soundbite to the next ten words. And the ten after that.
 
A vocabulary podcast dedicated to defining advanced English words, such as those found on the GRE, SAT, LSAT, etc.
 
Michael Lodge discusses business, taxes, love, sex, travel, God, politics, but mostly taxes. The other stuff is just for you to tune in. Get ready - let's talk taxes, business and other stuff.
 
a one on one interview show where comic TV film and other pop culture creators discuss their current and past works. recent guests and subjects include DC Comics, Marvel, Watchmen co-creator Dave Gibbons, Batman writers Greg Rucka , Grant Morrison, and Alex Ross
 
Word of Life Church in St. Joseph, Missouri is a thriving non-denominational church led by Pastor Brian & Peri Zahnd. We are followers of Jesus seeking to be an authentic expression of the kingdom of Jesus in the twenty-first century. Additional sermon audio and other resources are available at wolc.com.
 
A Bible study with Bill Crowder, Elisa Morgan and Mart DeHaan
 
Learn English Vocabulary Podcast. Always Free. Please leave good reviews at iTunes. It's a FREE show so be kind with the reviews. We are constantly working on making the show better.
 
The Most Popular Educational Podcast on iTunes. Learn Difficult English Vocabulary Words. Educate yourself! It's a free podcast that's sponsored by Bozuki.com but you're welcome to leave a donation to cover bandwidth costs.
 
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A Word in Your Ear
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Emeritus Professor Roly Sussex walks you through the linguistic mindfield, explaining the weird and wonderful aspects of English and many other languages.
 
Short, daily meditations on God’s Word that not only drive us to pray, but drive how we pray. Featuring teacher, author, and pastor David Platt.
 
Words and Their Stories programs explain idioms and expressions that many learners of American English find difficult to understand.
 
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Eat Your Words
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Eat Your Words is the weekly radio dispatch from Cathy Erway, founder of the blog Not Eating Out In New York. Every week, Cathy is joined by authors of books that you just want to eat up -- from colorful cookbooks to food memoirs to exposes on the food industry, it's all meaty topic for discussion. Tune in to learn what's new and happening in the world of food through its literature.
 
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God can! "Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? Not one." - Job 14:4By media@iiw.org (Media Admin) (It Is Written).
 
God is full of surprises. And often times, it’s when we least expect it that our faith flourishes! That’s what the Discover the Word team is talking about today. Join us as…By doconnor.
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 15, 2018 is: nonchalant • \nahn-shuh-LAHNT\ • adjective : having an air of easy unconcern or indifference Examples: "After the doors closed, the man … grabbed onto the train from the outside. And off he went, surfing through the subway tunnel while some commuters … rode unsuspecting inside, according ...…
 
Tonight on The Last Word: Trump referred to his ex-aide, Omarosa Manigault Newman, as a dog, just after she released audio of Trump operatives allegedly discussing a possible n-word tape. Fmr. CIA Director John Brennan said today that Trump is “dangerous to our nation.” Plus, Paul Manafort’s defense rested today without calling any witnesses. A ...…
 
Trevor Johnston preaches on Revelation 7:9–17
 
Marion McKeone and Michael Walsh discuss Donald Trump's attack on former aide Omarosa, in which he called her a "dog" and a "crying lowlife".
 
It takes some work before you can work. Too many people are creating MLM videos that are selling you a load of nonsense. Make sure you understand what a MLM is and a pryamid scheme is before you sign anything. 99% fail per the FTC report. Do some work, study the organization, before you consider to join. If you are selling financial products to ...…
 
Jukebox the Ghost, the Brooklyn based three piece have been making dynamic pop and rock for the last 15 years, having just released their 5th album, Off to the Races. It's a joyous affair, with no shortage of inventive pop melodies, big hooks, and yes, plenty of piano. We talk about some of the fun tricks they used on Off to the Races, includin ...…
 
Ponder in your own life how God has dealt bountifully with you.
 
At 32,000 feet! "Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures." - 1 Corinthians 15:3By media@iiw.org (Media Admin) (It Is Written).
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 14, 2018 is: gaffer • \GAF-er\ • noun 1 : an old man — compare gammer 2 a British : foreman, overseer b British : employer 3 : a head glassblower 4 : a lighting electrician on a motion-picture or television set Examples: Before the first day of shooting, the gaffer spent several days setting up all t ...…
 
The whole world seems to rally around a rescue effort, like when the group of Thai soccer players was stuck in a cave last month. Today on Discover the Word, we discuss…By doconnor.
 
Tonight on The Last Word: Trump is still tweeting about ex-reality star turned senior Trump White House aide, Omarosa Manigault Newman, who says she has heard a tape of Trump saying the n-word. Trump claims he’s been told by the owner of “The Apprentice” that there are “no tapes” where he “used a terrible and disgusting word.” Plus, Giuliani no ...…
 
Josepha Madigan and Ellen Coyne talk about social media as a threat to democracy and how Twitter is failing to clamp down on hate speech.
 
Ten years ago, Bishop Barron and his Word on Fire team set out to create something the world had never seen: a large-scale film series about the Catholic faith that put the intelligence and beauty of Catholicism on full display. The resulting CATHOLICISM series has touched millions of people, becoming one of the most effective evangelistic reso ...…
 
John Boyne discusses his latest novel, 'A Ladder To The Sky', and why he thinks he is doing his best work now.
 
Noel Rock and John O'Neill discuss Ticketmaster's decision to shut down Seatwave and how it will affect the ticketing industry.
 
The IRS generally can't even make your attorney to produce documents. The attorney - client privilege is strong so that client (civil & criminal cases) will be forthcoming with their attorney Accountants, however, don't have this privilege. If you make statements or provide documents to your accountant, he can be compelled to divulge them no ma ...…
 
So pleased to welcome Joelle to the podcast and have an in depth discussion about her catwoman run which is just under way. Joelle tells us what makes Selina Kyle Tick, or purr.We also get into her... WORDBALLOON features one on one interviews with the writers and artists behind today's pop culture favorites. The creative minds behind today's h ...…
 
So pleased to welcome Joelle to the podcast and have an in depth discussion about her catwoman run which is just under way. Joelle tells us what makes Selina Kyle Tick, or purr. We also get into her collaborations with Jamie Rich Tom King and others . Plus a lot of talk about Joelle's great crime series Lady Killer from Dark Horse…
 
Call it psychedelic, call it classic, or call it the sound of new Nashville -Liz Cooper and the Stampede are leading the rock pack in Tennessee right now. Cooper has gained a growing following in Nashville and beyond as one of the rock scene's most distinctive guitarists, with a style few can imitate; in her trio, the Stampede, she builds allur ...…
 
We are tempted at every turn to boast or to use our words for evil rather than good.
 
Human behavior is interesting..."For it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure."- Philippians 2:13By media@iiw.org (Media Admin) (It Is Written).
 
How do languages change and grow? Does every language acquire new words in the same way? Martha and Grant focus on how that process happens in English and Spanish. Plus, the stories behind the Spanish word "gringo" and the old instruction to elementary school students to sit "Indian Style." Finally, the English equivalents of German sayings pro ...…
 
Ten years ago, Bishop Barron and his Word on Fire team set out to create something the world had never seen: a large-scale film series about the Catholic faith that put the intelligence and beauty of Catholicism on full display. The resulting CATHOLICISM series has touched millions of people, becoming one of the most effective evangelistic reso ...…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 13, 2018 is: orgulous • \OR-gyuh-lus\ • adjective : proud Examples: The hotel manager tended to adopt an orgulous air with those guests who were not regular visitors and who might be unaware of the building's rich and storied history. "He astutely recognized that intimate relations with the orgulous ...…
 
Are you the planner in your family or group? And maybe that means you hate surprises! Well, today on Discover the Word, the team jumps into a new series on the…By doconnor.
 
Host Ricky Sacks is joined by Jason McGovern along with Jamie from the Daily Hotspur and Jack from Hotspur Lane as the panel discuss the opening day victory over Newcastle, where goals from Jan Vertonghen and Dele Alli saw Spurs see off the game and start the campaign with a win. The panel also look ahead to Spurs returning back to Wembley in t ...…
 
This programme features the poetry of long time 3CR stalwart, the late Lisa Bellear. Jen Jewel Brown has recently edited a beautiful anthology of Lisa's poetry for University of Western Australia Publishing. For twenty years, Lisa presented Not Another Koori Show on 3CR before her untimely death. She was not only a poet and broadcaster, but als ...…
 
Oh Joy Begin Video ​ The day you cameNaked, afraidYoung mother screams and pushes youThe day you came Oh joy beginWeak little thingMore precious there’ll be nothing, noOh joy begin Let’s not forget these early daysRemember we begin the sameWe...
 
God rules and reigns over us. He is intricately involved in the very details of our lives.
 
I wasn't surprised..."Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth."- 3 John 2By media@iiw.org (Media Admin) (It Is Written).
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 12, 2018 is: lapidary • \LAP-uh-dair-ee\ • noun 1 : a cutter, polisher, or engraver of precious stones usually other than diamonds 2 : the art of cutting gems Examples: Lapidary is more of a science than an art: the cutter needs to be aware of the physical properties of the material before fashioning ...…
 
God is always on the alert, constantly on the lookout for people who are totally committed to him, to his plan, so that he can bless you.
 
Comedian and actor D.L. Hughley shares his thoughts on race in America. He's interviewed by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY).
 
The women who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before....Albert Enstein www.wbtpod.com
 
Let's pray that we will care for the afflicted in the way our Savior does.
 
But much more important."Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ."- 1 Peter 3:16By media@iiw.org (Media Admin) (It Is Written).
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 11, 2018 is: circuitous • \ser-KYOO-uh-tus\ • adjective 1 : having a circular or winding course 2 : not being forthright or direct in language or action Examples: While either method will yield the correct answer, one is far less circuitous and therefore considered superior. "The path has been circui ...…
 
Tonight on The Last Word: The legal walls are closing in on Trump as Mueller brings in more people in the Trump World orbit. In a blatant attempt to pull focus from the investigation, the president tweeted an attack on NFL players. Also, a former associate of Roger Stone was held in contempt of Robert Mueller's grand jury in the Russia investig ...…
 
Why isn't Bangkok the proper name of that city, what is its actual name, and what's its connection with Los Angeles?
 
Host Ricky Sacks is joined by Jason McGovern along with regular guests returning to the show in Jon Mannings and Ian Gunn as the panel dissect Tottenham Hotspur's lack of activity during the summer transfer window. The panel discuss what the future holds for the club and the possible implications of not investing in the squad the summer and als ...…
 
Colm O'Gorman talks about his experience of clerical sexual abuse and why the Catholic Church needs to take responsibility ahead of the Pope's visit.
 
Aoife Barry and Pat Fitzpatrick discuss the stories making headlines this week, including a study which found that men increase in attractiveness up until the age of 50.
 
Pictured: Barry ChuckleMatthew Bannister onTony Bullimore, the self styled "Del Boy of yacht racing" who was trapped under the hull of his boat for 4 days during a solo round the world race.Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga, the Japanese American woman who was interned in the USA during the World War Two and later fought for and won a presidential apology ...…
 
If you are in California and you have legal business entity you have to file your Statement of Information with the Secretary of State timely. You can do it online with the SOS. The fee is $25, however if you don't file on time it will jump to $225. And if you don't file at all you will be suspended and then you have to go through a whole new p ...…
 
God is sovereign over all and we remember that all authorities in this world will bend the knee before Him.
 
You know you've got the truth!"But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear."- 1 Peter 3:15By media@iiw.org (Media Admin) (It Is Written).
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 10, 2018 is: rash • \RASH\ • adjective : marked by or proceeding from undue haste or lack of deliberation or caution Examples: "I know you're upset about not getting a raise, but I think it would be rash to quit your job in protest," said Martha to her friend. "We were at the mall, and two of my boys ...…
 
First Paul Kupperberg is back with tales of his writing and editing days. From his runs in the Superman universe to his early Charlton days. Paul not only has comic book tales, but he was also in DC's licensing department, which had him writing stuntman scenarios for Six Flags parks,and other non comic book projects. We also revisit his great r ...…
 
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