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In a unique weekly podcast, Edith Bowman sits down with a variety of film directors, actors, producers and composers to talk about the music that inspired them and how they use music in their films, from their current release to key moments in their career. The music chosen by our guests is woven into the interview and used alongside clips from their films. https://twitter.com/soundtrackinguk https://www.facebook.com/Soundtrackingwithedithbowman/ https://play.spotify.com/user/soundtrackingwi ...
 
BAFTA is a world-leading independent arts charity the UK supporting, developing and promoting the film, games and TV industires. We offer unique access to some of the world’s most inspiring talent, have a listen!
 
Welcome to Oh No, Ross and Carrie, the show where we don’t just report on fringe science, spirituality, and claims of the paranormal, but take part ourselves. Follow us as we join religions, undergo alternative treatments, seek out the paranormal, and always find the humor in life's biggest mysteries. We show up - so you don’t have to.
 
Highly Spiritual is a weekly “potcast" hosted by actress Heather Matarazzo and comedian Heather Turman. Join them as they get high and go deep, exploring spiritual ideologies while under the free-thinking influence of good ol’ Mary Jane. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/highly-spiritual/support
 
We dedicate this work to the brave and humble that are willing to do the most challenging work known to man: that deep and constant journey within the self to look at and embrace those things within us that we don't like, that don't serve us, and that continue to cause the painful experiences in our lives. We're dedicated to those who understand we are neither good nor bad. Instead, we are consciously willing to continue the journey to our highest self.Our wish is that you will identify with ...
 
Kaleigh Moore and Paul Jarvis talk about all things related to the business of freelancing. We’re talking clients. Pricing. Landing projects. Getting paid. Managing revisions (endless revisions). Finding clients and connecting with them in a way that feels right for you. If you’re like most freelancers, it’s the business stuff that keeps you awake at night, not the actual writing, programming or designing. That’s where the Creative Class podcast comes in. Kaleigh and Paul have over 20 years ...
 
The Lausiac History (Historia Lausiaca) is a seminal work archiving the Desert Fathers (early Christian monks who lived in the Egyptian desert) written in 419-420 by Palladius of Galatia, at the request of Lausus, chamberlain at the court of the Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II. (Summary by Wikipedia) Certainly not all of the Christian monks mentioned in the Lausiac History are recognized as Saints. The influence of Origen on the author, as well as on many of the desert dwellers, is clearly s ...
 
Gregory Porter invites old and new friends to hang out, talk and even sing about their roots. These intimate conversations cover music and art, family and food, celebrity mishaps and facing down discrimination. Taking time out wherever he is on his travels, he catches up with musicians, actors and directors to share stories about everything that life throws at us. Join Gregory for The Hang. Bring it in!
 
Best friends and spiritual seekers for over 20 years, Robyn and Keme are always searching for new ways to enhance their mind, body, spirit connection and live in balance with nature. Both have studied and taught healing art modalities such as energy clearing, chakra balancing, astrology, yoga, Ayurveda, meditation, awakening the light body, angel therapy and other esoteric technologies. They offer a refreshing, new outlook on spirituality and holistic health in addition to exploring the conn ...
 
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Meera Sriram (@Meeratsriram) shares A GIFT FROM AMMA: MARKET DAY IN INDIA, illustrated by Marionna Cabassa. I am always keeping an eye out for books that take the familiar and reshape and reshare in a new way. In this book, we take a color walk alongside our main character, noticing pinks and blacks and reds and all of the other colors of the marke…
 
Our guest on this latest episode of Soundtracking is a world-famous frontman with a genuine passion for score. SImon Neil is a guitarist and lead vocalist for Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro - whose most recent album A Celebration Of Endings went straight to the top of the UK album charts. But as you're about to hear, he really does know his stuff whe…
 
Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss her disappointment in the grand jury's decision in the Breonna Taylor case and what she says is the failing of the justice system to protect black lives. But Charles Ramsey, former Philadelphia police commissioner, paints a slightly different view …
 
Oscar-winning director Ron Howard talks to Christiane Amanpour about his film, "Rebuilding Paradise," which shows the aftermath of California's devastating wildfires. Journalist and author Anjan Sundaram explores the extraordinary story of Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina, who was suspiciously charged with terrorism. Ana Cabrera speaks to Jaime …
 
Mark and Simon are joined by Ron Howard who talks about Rebuilding Paradise.Plus your essential streaming film reviews including Channing Godfrey Peoples’ drama Miss Juneteenth about a former beauty queen and single mother preparing her rebellious teenage daughter for the "Miss Juneteenth" pageant, Henry Golding as Kit, a British Vietnamese man, re…
 
Reverend Dr. William Barber, co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign, joins Christiane Amanpour to react to the Breonna Taylor indictments, highlighting his disappointment but the importance of pushing forward. Then we break down the confusing arguments for a picking a new Supreme Court justice to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with right wing activis…
 
The former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss some of the controversial statements and decisions made by her successor, William Barr. She highlights how the current AG has never had to face racism and should recognize that not all Americans had the same experience of the justice system growing up. Then turning …
 
With a little less than two months away from the U.S. election, voting rights activist Stacey Abrams joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss America's history of voter suppression, how voting can fix it and her new documentary "All In: The Fight for Democracy." Then we unpack at the latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic, including a second w…
 
Frank Murphy (@frankmurphy2009) and Kayla Harren share A GIRL LIKE YOU, co-authored with his wife Carla Murphy. Frank affirms with this sequel to A BOY LIKE YOU why the world needs every kind of kid. Sensitive, outgoing, smart, brave, caring, energetic, creative, and whatever other words that might come to mind as you think of the kids in your life…
 
Ross and Carrie sit down for a gripping and emotional conversation with two former followers of spiritual leader Shakuntali Siberia. Amanda Atkinson and Amy Speck were devout followers of the Russian “shaman” until just eight months ago, when they began to suspect that something was deeply wrong within their spiritual community. Hear them describe …
 
Alex Gibney, Director of “Agents of Chaos,” and Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the new documentary that pulls back the curtain on Russian interference in 2016. Then, Yoruba Richen, Director of "The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show" talks about the iconic Black singer and activist who made …
 
Adam Gidwitz (@AdamGidwitz) and Emma Otheguy (@EmmaOtheguy) share THE MADRE de AGUAS OF CUBA, book #5 in the UNICORN RESCUE SOCIETY series, illustrated by Hatem Aly. If you have been following along with this chapter book series, you have no doubt noticed that it’s doing something a little different than the other books out there. Series frontrunne…
 
Mark and Simon are joined by Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter who talk about Bill and Ted Face the Music. Plus your essential streaming film reviews including coming of age drama Rocks about a young teenage girl who finds herself struggling to take care of herself and her younger brother after being abandoned by their single mother and Tesla, a freewhe…
 
Former British Ambassador to the US Kim Darroch sits down with Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss the leaked cables about President Trump that ended his career, and the future of the "special relationship." Then, turning to the world of sport, former tennis champion Billie Jean King talks about mixing athleticism and activism. She also reflec…
 
Our guest on this latest episode of Edith's screen music podcast Soundtracking is an actor known for his roles in Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, Velvet Goldmine, Little Voice, Brassed Off, Star Wars and ... well, the list goes on and on and on. Ewan McGregor's latest project sees him reunited with his good friend Charley Boorman for Long Way Up. Ava…
 
The coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on nearly every industry, and the arts especially are feeling the strain, with theatres still unable to reopen their doors. Kwame Kwei-Armah is the artistic director at London’s prestigious The Young Vic; he joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how he and his peers are dealing with this and looking to the …
 
Higher ed marketers want to portray their schools as diverse and inclusive. But how do they do that in a way that is authentic and doesn't misrepresent the actual makeup of their student bodies? Kevin Tyler and Alice Cheng-McConnell explore with our host, Heather Dotchel on the latest episode of Higher Voltage.…
 
Michael Anton, former National Security Council spokesman and author of "The Stakes," speaks to Christiane Amanpour, about the normalization of ties between Israel, Bahrain and the UAE. Brendan Byrne, producer of the film, “Gaza,” weighs in from Belfast, Northern Ireland to explain the inspiration behind the film, and how the people of Gaza are cry…
 
Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the Republicans covid-19 response and what she says is a lack of leadership. She explains that majority leader Mitch McConnell hasn't shown up to a single negotiation on COVID relief. As the coronavirus pandemic continues we see the deadly effects of the climate crisis. Then Ke…
 
Samara Cole Doyon (@HeartRoot_Fire) and Kaylani Juanita (@kaylanijuanita) share MAGNIFICENT HOMESPUN BROWN. This picture book is so many things and, whether you are reading it the first time or the twenty-first time, there is something new to discover with each new read. This is due in large part to the terrific balance between rich, poetic text an…
 
In an unexpected turn of events, talks between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the Taliban, and the Afghan government will soon take place. Commission of Afghanistan’s Civil Service Commission, Gaisu Yari, and Director of the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, Orzala Nemat, join Christiane Amanpour to asses how women’s rights might be a…
 
Former UK Chief Negotiator for Northern Ireland, Jonathan Powell, and New York Times London Bureau Chief, Mark Landler, join Christiane Amanpour to unpack the parallels between UK PM Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump as the UK moves to break international law over Brexit. Then Jim Tankersley, author of "The Riches of This Land," debunks…
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is a hugely entertaining composer who has worked on tens and tens of movies, TV shows and video games. Among Harry Gregson-Williams's many credits are an apprenticeship under Hans Zimmer, a long-term working relationship with the Scott brothers, the Shrek series, and an unlikely collaboration with Trey Parker and M…
 
Former special agent Ali Soufan joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about his now declassified book, "The Black Banners," and how the CIA redacted evidence that torture didn't work. Then renowned philosopher Michael Sandel makes the case against meritocracy, the topic of his new book, “The Tyranny of Merit." He also reflects on the roots of our popul…
 
Mark and Simon are joined by legendary director Peter Bogdanovich who talks about his new Buster Keaton documentary The Great Buster. Plus your essential streaming film reviews including romcom The Broken Hearts Gallery and Sally Potter’s new drama The Roads Not Taken. Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-fr…
 
As the cries for racial justice continue in America and the election looms ever closer, Democratic Senator Chris Murphy joins Christiane Amanpour to unpack all this and his new book, "The Violence Inside Us." He talks fighting gun violence from Newtown to Kenosha and avoiding another Sandy Hook. As protests sweep Belarus over what many say is was a…
 
Rashmi Bismark (@rashmibismark) shares FINDING OM, her debut picture book illustrated by Morgan Huff and published by Mango & Marigold Press. In the story, Anu explores the mantra Om with her much-loved grandfather Appuppa. Rashmi was drawn to writing about the southeast asian experience and reflects on the #ownvoices responsibility in communicatio…
 
Ross and Carrie review some treatments and tests they’ve been using to stay safe and healthy during the pandemic; some FDA-approved and reasonably reliable, and some FDA-ignored and unreasonably unreliable. Carrie takes the entire course of homeopathic COVID-19 preventative and orders three at-home test kits, while Ross tries out Los Angeles’ testi…
 
Farhana Zia shares LALI’S FEATHER, illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman and published by Peachtree Publishing Company. It’s a story about a girl who finds a feather and sets about trying to find the owner. What she finds instead is a good number of other birds who think their feathers are superior in beauty or sturdiness or usefulness. Of course,…
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is a composer I've been trying to pin down for yonks - so often has his name been mentioned on the podcast. Ludwig Göransson is best known for his work with Childish Gambino, Ryan Coogler, on Disney's The Mandalorian and most recently the Christopher Nolan blockbuster TENET. And for all the wrong reasons, it's fitt…
 
Mark and Simon are joined by Jessie Buckley who talks about her new film I’m Thinking of Ending Things.Plus your essential streaming film reviews including long-awaited superhero movie The New Mutants, Disney’s live action remake of Mulan & new French film Les Miserables.Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-…
 
Freelance writer Shayla Price has been working independently for about a decade now, and as a Black woman, she’s encountered her fair share of challenges along the way. She shares some ideas on how we can all lift up POC freelancers in our daily work and has some great thoughts around boosting inclusivity, too. Sponsored by Podia: podia.com/creativ…
 
Kelly Starling Lyons (@kelstarly) shares GOING DOWN HOME WITH DADDY. Kelly is a wonder to me. Her books live in nearly every collection of our school library. Her JADA JONES series is so well-loved, that just mentioning her name in our library had students literally giddy to read her next book. She had not one but two picture books included in our …
 
Ross and Carrie spend their hard-earned money on three potions from a local alchemist named Swaha Ron. They test two potent “serums,” and Anu Alchemy’s flagship product, Ormus. Will they energetically create a Faraday cage and block EMF radiation? Will the “Do No-Thing” Serum do nothing? Will their skin tighten, and their parrots become surprisingl…
 
As the Republican National Convention draws to a close, Jeff Flake, former Republican Senator, discusses why he is endorsing Joe Biden for President. Radhika Jones, editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair, and Ta-Nehisi Coates, acclaimed author and guest editor of Vanity Fair, talk about the magazine's September issue and the continuing struggle for racial …
 
On today's episode, I spoke with Michelle. We talk about her moving back to Ghana permanently from New York, setting up an initiative called Villa Diaspora (https://www.instagram.com/villa.diaspora/) to help with returnees coming to Ghana, social media and got a very interesting take on the new wave of feminism in Ghana. Outro Music Credit (Anchor …
 
We love a good actor on this podcast, and we have a seriously good one for you in our latest episode in the shape of Tim Roth. Tim's credits are too numerous to list, but he can currently be seen in the thoroughly gripping pulp crime drama Tin Star on Sky. He's also worked with Quentin Tarantino on several occasions, and had the honour of meeting E…
 
Edith and Clarisse are joined by internationally renowned director Christopher Nolan, who talks about his new film Tenet.Plus your essential streaming film reviews including Tenet, Hope Gap, Get Duked, Rising Phoenix and The Lost Prince. Tenet stars John David Washington as a secret agent who embarks on a dangerous, time-bending mission to prevent …
 
Kris Smith, known as “TheBlackTechie” online, is a consultant, podcaster, software engineer, speaker, and YouTuber currently living in Atlanta, Georgia. She’s spent 10+ years helping companies organize and automate their ventures and technology systems. In this episode, she shares her freelance journey and talks about how she’s advocating for more …
 
In a major moment, professional sports players across the United States walked out in protest over the shooting of Jacob Blake. ESPN Columnist, Howard Bryant joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss their protests and the impact these statements may have. And as the shooting shocks and saddens people around the globe, Ken Blackwell, an Advisory Board M…
 
With the shooting of Jacob Blake and the increasing tensions in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Jeh Johnson, former Homeland Security Secretary, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the latest developments in the fight for racial justice playing out on America’s streets. He says the White House risks antagonizing protesters further by politicizing the governme…
 
On day two of the Republican convention, Republican Senator and former Florida governor Rick Scott joins Christiane Amanpour to make the case for the reelection of President Donald Trump. Then Elizabeth Economy, director for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Victor Gao, Vice President of the Center for China and Globalization, e…
 
As the Republican National Convention kicks off, Republican strategist Scott Jennings joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how the committee’s decision to not put out a new platform could weaken the party in the long run. Then turning to coronavirus - virology expert Dr. Paul Offit lays out the facts surrounding the Covid-19 outbreak as the global …
 
Mike Curato (@MikeCurato) shares FLAMER, his YA graphic novel about a boy at scout camp the summer of 1995. This book is a lot of things. It’s a coming-of-age story. It confronts ideas of racism and homophobia. It looks at body image and coming to terms with identity in every sense of the word. It deals with issues of religion and of suicidal ideat…
 
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