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Australian psychologists Amy & Hunter nerd out about all things psychology, from Star Wars to Social Anxiety. Listen in for an independent pod with great chemistry between therapists working in oncology (Hunter) & child psychology (Amy). Each episode focuses on a psychological issue, therapy or simply provides an outlet to overanalyse our favourite tv & film characters. @twoshrinkspod
 
Jasen Lee and Amy Donaldson are speaking out and speaking up about the issues facing our community. We are engaging in conversations that seek to help us understand our differing views and opinions on complex social justice issues, and what possible common ground might guide us in our search for solutions.
 
A weekly show all about audiobooks recorded at the RNIB Talking Book studios. We talk to your favourite authors and narrators, along with reviews and news about new audiobooks. Presented by Red Szell in Camden and produced by Robert Kirkwood in Glasgow, you'll find a new episode here every Friday at 1pm plus bonus content such as longer uncut interviews and episodes of our occasional extra show, The Book Group. Talking Books is a free service from RNIB giving access to over 30,000 fiction an ...
 
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On this episode of the Loudmouth Project’s Voices of Reason, Amy and Jasen are joined by author and attorney Mitch Vilos to discuss Second Amendment issues, including legislation proposed by the Joseph Biden administration in the wake of a spate of deadly shootings across the country. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
We learn how our canine companions can help us become better human beings, as Ericka Waller walks us through her novel 'Dog Days'. Robert Kirkwood discovers how a selection of 2000AD graphic novels, including Judge Dredd, have been transformed into audio. Bestselling children’s author, Frances Hardinge, gets darkly supernatural in her historical no…
 
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project’s Voices of Reason, Amy and Jasen discuss the best way to handle adopting a new pet during a pandemic with Jackie Hansen, owner of Central Park Pet Retreat in Salt Lake City and Ashley & Ryan Wolf-Heidt, founder of Bark & Biscuit — a dog training business also in Salt Lake. See omnystudio.com/listener for pr…
 
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project’s Voices of Reason, Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox joins Amy and Jasen to talk about a variety of topics he’s been tackling since taking over as the state’s top elected public servant, including the success of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Although he doesn't have his own Tik Tok account, the ACC's Benji Backer is quintessential Gen Z. He's young, he's passionate, and he works tirelessly to make a positive change for our planet. Benji and his team are leading a grassroots effort on eco-conscious education across college campuses and the halls of government. Host Amy Koonin Taylor sit…
 
Fiona Lucas talks about moving on in her new novel 'The Last Goodbye', and tells us why writing for Mills and Boon was such a great apprenticeship. We go behind the scenes with actor Samuel West as he records new versions of the House Of Cards trilogy. Sita Brahmachari discusses the importance of tackling the big global issues in her books for chil…
 
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project’s Voices of Reason, Jasen Lee and Amy Donaldson are joined by Ben McAdams, former Congressman and founder of the Common Ground Institute, an organization focused on promoting building consensus on important public policy issues. He now work with the Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah’s Eccles S…
 
This episode we’re talking about an unashamedly heavy topic. Given the recent events in Australian Parliament, we wanted to talk about how psychologists, friends and family members of people who have been sexually assaulted can respond. How you can best support someone who’s beginning to share their story, even when you don’t know what to say. If y…
 
On this episode, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee are joined by Dr. Paul White, professor of social psychology at the University of Utah. They discuss the potential impact of the recently passed federal stimulus package, how privilege affects public perception of the package and the case for reparations to African Americans. See omnystudio.com/listener …
 
E.J. Harper introduces us to 'Lazarus Remembered', her novel on family and redemption, written specifically to be an immersive audiobook experience. Andrew Cullum talks about his life as an audiobook narrator. Jessica Townsend discusses the world of 'Nevermore' and her heroine, Morrigan Crow. And we return to E.J. Harper for the Books of Her Life.…
 
This episode, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee are joined by freelance photographer and storyteller Danielle Rowe, whose passion is to detail the stories of individuals and their life experiences. She recently embarked on a new project called "Black Utah" that profiles African Americans who have lived in the Beehive State for 15-20 years or more to find…
 
Richard Herring discusses 'The Problem with Men', his new book about toxic masculinity, and reveals the extra features available in the audiobook version. Deborah Frances-White talks about turning The Guilty Feminist podcast into a bestselling audiobook. And we take a look at some of the terrific titles available to younger listeners this World Boo…
 
World Book Day on 4 March 2021 is all about celebrating the magic of books and reading. RNIB is proud to continue to support World Book Day's mission to give every child and young person a book of their own, by making 13 titles available in audio (DAISY CD) and braille. Titles can be pre-ordered from 1 February 2021 for despatch on 1 March 2021. Or…
 
Sarah Leipciger breathes new life into two historical figures and lets her imagination flow in her novel 'Coming Up for Air'. We celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month by revisiting 'How To Be Both' with author Ali Smith. And winner of last year’s CILIP Carnegie Medal for children’s literature, Anthony McGowan, discusses the series of books he has created …
 
Journalist Saba Salman introduces us to 'Made Possible', a collection of stories that she hopes will change the public perception of people with learning disabilities. Sarah Waters talks to Robert Kirkwood about 'The Little Stranger', a novel in which she changed era and also for the first time, the gender of the protagonist. And children’s author …
 
CJ Skuse reveals why girl-next-door serial killer Rhiannon Lewis is feeling all at sea in her latest novel, 'Dead Head'. Costa winner Monique Roffey reveals which books have resonated most with her as a writer. Robert Kirkwood looks back on the day that creator of 'The Gruffalo', Julia Donaldson, visited the RNIB Talking Books Studios. We celebrate…
 
Host Amy Taylor hands over the reins of the show to Stephen Goldsmith, former Mayor of the City of Indianapolis, as he interviews Mitchell Weiss, Harvard Business School professor and published author about his new book “We the Possibility: Harnessing Public Entrepreneurship to Solve Our Most Urgent Problems.” Engaging because of their rapport, ins…
 
To kick off 2021, two shrinks is getting sinful. Thanks to a suggestion from psychiatrist Dr Jackie Rakov (@psychwrite on twitter), we’re taking a look at the psychology behind the seven deadly sins. Do we find people more attractive when we’re primed with lust? Does envy make us more likely to harm others? Is pride different from straight-up narci…
 
On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, we’re joined by Kim Bojorquez, Latino communities reporter for the Sacramento Bee’s Capitol Bureau and journalist for Report for America — talking about about the use of certain language in describing people of Hispanic heritage. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Amy Raphael takes us back to The English Civil War in her new children’s adventure ‘The Forest of Moon and Sword ‘. Story-teller and Talking Book narrator Giles Abbott reveals how sight loss has influenced the way he brings stories to life. And Jane Harris transports us to Victorian Glasgow in her novel Gillespie and I.…
 
Helen Fisher introduces us to Space Hopper, her must-read debut novel, featuring a blind character drawn from her years working at RNIB. We bring you news of the winner of this year's Costa Book of the Year Award. Narrator David Graham reminisces on his many years of working for RNIB, and the iconic roles he helped create in Thunderbirds and Dr Who…
 
This week Read On is focusing on The Costa Book Awards, which recognise the most enjoyable books published in the UK over the past year in five categories: Novel, Debut Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children’s Books. The five category winners were selected earlier this month. And next week, one overall winner will be crowned Costa Book of the Year, …
 
In Read On this week, we are focusing on resilience: Mick Dawson and blind veteran Steve Sparky Sparks discuss their gruelling journey to row across the Pacific Ocean. Sarah Jane Douglas and Richard Frazer reveal the reconciliation each of them found through walking and contemplation. Ed Caesar introduces us to 'The Moth and The Mountain': the extr…
 
Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee are joined by Neelam Chand, founder and CEO of Shift SLC — a diversity and inclusion consulting firm — to discuss the loss of momentum following the protests this summer to raise awareness about diversity and inclusion in the business world. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Vicky Goldie reveals how working for RNIB and her own personal circumstances informed the character of her blind detective. Paul Mylrea reviews Ngaio Marsh's 'Scales of Justice'. Tim Finch discusses his novel Peace Talks, which has been short listed for the Costa Award. And Anna Bell shares a cautionary tale in her new rom com We Just Clicked.…
 
The Best of Read On 2020 Part 2: Robert Kirkwood talks to the winner of the Costa First Novel award, Sarah Collins. Stuart Turton takes us on a mysterious and murderous voyage in his new novel The Devil and the Dark Water. We hear the heart warming story of how an RNIB volunteer, a musician and a holocaust survivor came together to create a Talking…
 
The Best of Read on 2020: Part 1 Costa Award Winner Jack Fairweather introduces us to 'The Volunteer'. We hitch a ride with an enchanted suitcase and author LD Lapinski’s 'Strange Worlds Travel Agency'. Husband and wife narrators Alastair Petrie and Lucy Scott reveal how they kept calm and carried on narrating despite lockdown. Blade Runner meets F…
 
We’re trying something revolutionary this year - a 2020 wrap up episode! Join us as we chat about psychs on film; how to cope with things like bushfires, lockdowns and irritations on the holidays and; the little ways the pod has impacted us this year. Most exciting of all is a return, at about 50 minutes, of the gripe list, with everything from pri…
 
This week a snowy special: Lucy Foley takes us to the Scottish Highlands in her chilling crime thriller ‘The Hunting Party’. Robert introduces Red to a comedy classic set on the slopes of a Himalayan mountain. Sir Chris Bonington shares some of his own, real life, tales from the snowy peaks. And we discover more about another cool customer at home …
 
This episode we’re excited to be responding to a highly relatable listener question. Justin Hensley (@EBMgoneWILD) asked us: “How does one take a compliment? In COVID times we get a lot of “thank you for your service” but even regularly I suck at taking them. Is it an upbringing thing?” So we’re pulling it apart in the two shrinks way with a chat a…
 
Charlie Mackesy discusses both writing, illustrating and recording (in his barn) 'The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse'. Joanna Toye catches us up with the goings on at Marlow's Department Store in 'Christmas for the Shop Girls'. Emma Powell talks about narrating RNIB's Read-A-Long book 'Red and the Wolf'. And we return to Charlie Mackesy for t…
 
Sally Gardner brings us a fairy tale for adults with The Snow Song. Tineka Smith and Alex Court on 'Mixed Up: Confessions of an Interracial Couple'. Robert Kirkwood talks to Charlotte Levin about her debut novel 'If I Can't Have You'. And we return to Sally Gardner for the Books of her Life.By RNIB Connect Radio
 
Jasen Lee and Amy Donaldson are joined by colleague Jason Comstock, host of We Happy Few — a podcast about military veterans — to talk about what they're thankful for this year and what President-elect Joe Biden should put on his priority list when he takes office in January. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
This week we’ll be using our little grey cells to investigate some new developments in classic crime... Sophie Hannah tells us why Hercule Poirot is working with a new partner, and her publisher talks about how the collaboration came about. Lynn Shepherd discusses adding crime scenes to stories inspired by Jane Austen and Charles Dickens. And Red f…
 
Ever find yourself getting anxious about talking to new people, avoiding speaking in work meetings or overanalysing something you’ve said? Then this episode is for you. We chat about practical ways to start to work on social anxiety - calming yourself, challenging your thoughts and experimenting with new skills. To wrap up the show Amy has a bone t…
 
Val Wood discusses her new historical romance ‘The Lonely Wife’ and her long-standing role supporting those with sight loss in her local area of Hull and Yorkshire’s East Riding. Amanda Robson leads us into the dark psychological world of her new domestic thriller ‘My Darling’. Loyal listener, Penny Melville-Brown takes us on a European tour of her…
 
Ahead of next week’s announcement of who has won The 2020 Booker Prize, Read On this week features interviews with all six of the short listed authors as they discuss the background to their novels and the material they explore. Ranging from a re-examination of the role played by African women during Mussolini’s 1935 invasion of Ethiopia to a dysto…
 
This episode, Amy and Hunter talk shit about the US elections. After a long, stressful week anxiously watching, we chat about how we’ve felt, our top gripes from the past 4 years & why it’s ok to let it all out. We all need to talk, process, feel everything that’s going on right now - hear why it’s important to let loose before we can move on. Art …
 
Booker shortlisted author Maaza Mengiste takes us back to 1935 and introduces us to the African women who fought Mussolini's invasion of Ethiopia in 'The Shadow King'. MJ Ford introduces us to his dark new crime thriller 'Watch Over You'. And Brandon Taylor reveals how his Booker shortlisted debut 'Real Life' had to be saved from the trash!…
 
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