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Athrabeth

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Athrabeth

Jude Vais & Stef Midlock

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Athrabeth is a monthly podcast that invites you down the lesser trod paths of Tolkien's Legendarium. Each episode we pick a single chapter, essay, fragment, or topic, and do a deep dive, exploring it as both fans and scholars.
 
As they explore the work of J. R. R. Tolkien, hosts Alan Sisto and Shawn E. Marchese welcome readers of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and the other works in the Middle-earth legendarium to tune in as they discuss favorite passages from the books and films that started the worldwide fantasy phenomenon. Alan and Shawn engage in plenty of in-depth study of Tolkien's books, but with a healthy dose of self-effacing humor, pop-culture references, and bad puns. These are the ...
 
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Amon Sûl

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Amon Sûl

Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick and Ancient Faith Radio

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Exploring the Tolkien Legendarium with the Christian Faith - Join Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick, Richard Rohlin and their guest co-hosts as they explore the life, works and Middle-earth legendarium of author J. R. R. Tolkien, informed by the Orthodox Christian faith.
 
Home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare materials. Advancing knowledge and the arts. Discover it all at www.folger.edu. Shakespeare turns up in the most interesting places—not just literature and the stage, but science and social history as well. Our "Shakespeare Unlimited" podcast explores the fascinating and varied connections between Shakespeare, his works, and the world around us.
 
Was the name signed to the world's most famous plays and poems a pseudonym? Was the man from Stratford that history attributed the work to even capable of writing them? Join Theatrical Actor/Writer/Director and Shakespeare connoisseur Steven Sabel as he welcomes a variety of guests to explore literary history's greatest mystery… Who was the writer behind the pen name "William Shakespeare?" Part of the Dragon Wagon Radio independent podcast network.
 
The Play's the Thing is the ultimate podcast resource for lovers of Shakespeare. Dedicating six episodes to each play (one per act, plus a Q&A episode), this podcast explores the themes, scenes, characters, and lines that make Shakespeare so memorable. In the end, we will cover every play The Bard wrote, thus permitting an ongoing contemplation and celebration of the most important writer of all time. Join us. The Play’s the Thing is presented by The CiRCE Podcast Network. See acast.com/priv ...
 
Stephen Dubner (co-author of the Freakonomics book series) and research psychologist Angela Duckworth (author of Grit) really like to ask people questions, and came to believe there’s no such thing as a stupid one. So they made a podcast where they can ask each other as many “stupid questions” as they want. New episodes each week. No Stupid Questions is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
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Noble Blood

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Noble Blood

iHeartPodcasts and Grim & Mild

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Author Dana Schwartz explores the stories of some of history’s most fascinating royals: the tyrants and the tragic, the murderers and the murdered, and everyone in between. Because when you’re wearing a crown, mistakes often mean blood.
 
Lewis Howes is a New York Times best-selling author, 2x All-American athlete, keynote speaker, and entrepreneur. The School of Greatness shares inspiring interviews from the most successful people on the planet—world-renowned leaders in business, entertainment, sports, science, health, and literature—to inspire YOU to unlock your inner greatness and live your best life.
 
Each weekday, Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal and Kimberly Adams make today make sense. Along with our supersmart listeners, we break down happenings in tech, the economy and culture. Every Tuesday we bring on a guest to dive deeper into one important topic. Because none of us is as smart as all of us.
 
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Freakonomics Radio

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Freakonomics Radio

Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher

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Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.
 
Hosts John and Hank Green (authors and YouTubers) offer both humorous and heartfelt advice about life’s big and small questions. They bring their personal passions to each episode by sharing the week’s news from Mars (the planet) and AFC Wimbledon (the third-tier English football club).
 
Can we learn to make smarter choices? Listen in as host Katy Milkman--behavioral scientist, Wharton professor, and author of How to Change--shares stories of high-stakes decisions and what research reveals they can teach us. Choiceology, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, explores the lessons of behavioral economics to help you improve your judgment and change for good. Season 1 of Choiceology was hosted by Dan Heath, bestselling author of Made to Stick and Switch. Podcasts are for inf ...
 
Steve Levitt, the iconoclastic University of Chicago economist and co-author of the Freakonomics book series, tracks down other high achievers and asks questions that only he would think to ask. Guests include all-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, WNBA champion Sue Bird, Operation Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui, and neuroscientist/actress Mayim Bialik. People I (Mostly) Admire is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “The Data Detective”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. New episodes every other Friday. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.
 
Cal Newport is a computer science professor and a New York Times bestselling author who writes about the impact of technology on society, and the struggle to work and live deeply in a world increasingly mired in digital distractions. On this podcast, he answers questions from his readers and offers advice about cultivating focus, productivity, and meaning amidst the noise that pervades our lives.
 
Mark Levin is one of the hottest talk radio hosts in America. A prominent conservative commentator, best-selling author and constitutional scholar, Mark offers fresh takes on daily news headlines and dissects important events of the day. Heard weeknights on nearly 400 radio stations, Levin is loved in every corner of America. He cuts through the noise with his passion and intellect, often saying things others won’t. Or as Mark himself would declare: “That’s right. I said it!”
 
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The Tim Ferriss Show

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The Tim Ferriss Show

Tim Ferriss: Bestselling Author, Human Guinea Pig

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Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.
 
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How To!

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How To!

Slate Podcasts

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You’ve got questions. Together, we get answers. Each week on How To!, Amanda Ripley (bestselling author of High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out, The Unthinkable, and The Smartest Kids in the World) takes on listeners’ toughest problems and, with the help of experts, finds the answers to questions you’ve always wanted to ask, but couldn’t. Until now.
 
He’s a multiple world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy, and a New York Times best-selling author. Listen in as Chris Jericho interviews some of the biggest names in wrestling, entertainment, comedy, and the paranormal. Don’t miss his unique, engaging, weekly take on all things pop culture.
 
For centuries, all sorts of people—generals and politicians, athletes and coaches, writers and leaders—have looked to the teachings of Stoicism to help guide their lives. Each day, author and speaker Ryan Holiday brings you a new lesson about life, inspired by the thoughts and writings of great Stoic thinkers like Marcus Aurelius and Seneca the Younger. Daily Stoic Podcast also features Q+As with listeners and interviews with notable figures from sports, academia, politics, and more. Learn m ...
 
Deep in America’s heartland, on a scorching July 4th weekend in 1981, an alarm went out––the massive farmhouse of an Ohio family was engulfed in flames. All four residents were found dead. But was it the fire that killed them? In season 2 of PAPER GHOSTS, investigative journalist and bestselling true crime author M. William Phelps' search for answers takes a turn after the discovery of declassified documents and a cache of never-before-heard audio tapes help expose the dark truth behind what ...
 
Helping indie authors successfully write, market, & self-publish their books and make a living with their writing. In this show, Ella interviews successful authors who share their best writing, marketing, and mindset secrets. You'll hear from them about topics such as making time to write, tools to succeed as an indie author, exactly what steps they took to achieve their self-publishing success.
 
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It's time to start enjoying a #mystery and #suspense story! Join us on Off The Shelf #Books #podcast! Listener dial-in number: (347) 994-3490 Author Denise Turney treats Off The Shelf listeners to a LIVE reading from her new novel, Escaping Toward Freedom. Denise Turney pivots during this Off The Shelf episode. Instead of interviewing another featu…
 
This episode begins with a sound bath by Kelly Jean Anderson, recorded live on location at the legendary spiritual center and meditation garden Meditation Mount in Ojai, CA. Jaymee's interview with Kelly afterwards is a stunner, full of incredible information on how she overcome decades of addiction, sexual trauma, auto-immune and mental disorders …
 
Today’s author interview guest is Sara Paretsky, author of Overboard: A Novel (V.I. Warshawski Novels Book 22). Legendary detective V.I. Warshawski uncovers a nefarious conspiracy preying on Chicago’s weak and vulnerable, in this thrilling novel from New York Times bestseller Sara Paretsky. On her way home from an all-night surveillance job, V.I. W…
 
S7E24: In this episode, meet journalist, lecturer, and puzzle-lover AJ Jacobs, writer Emily Bingham, and actress Jazmyn Simon. Press play to hear more about the specific moments that inspired these authors to write their books. Plus, learn about special features in the audiobook editions (audio-specific puzzles, anyone?). Enjoy!The Puzzler by A.J. …
 
For a writer's work to succeed and thrive, one needs to find their marketable voice. They need to make let their personality shine through their words. In this episode, Ella Barnard teams up with bestselling author Nana Malone to talk about the author's voice. Nana discusses marketability, diversity and helping other up-and-coming authors get marke…
 
We're back from our short hiatus with the new kid's book from mom and healthy eating advocate Camila Alves McConaughey. Rosie Walsh details her love story wrapped in a mystery. Plus Danish author Sara Blaedel shares the teenage escapades that inspired her latest crime fiction novel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoic…
 
On Monday's Mark Levin Show, what happened in Buffalo, NY was horrible and this 18-year-old killer should face the death penalty but he can’t because it’s NY. As the nation becomes more diverse because of immigration and other reasons it's even more of a need to keep the nation together. The racist shooter chose that supermarket because it had a hi…
 
This Monday, we talk about the racist mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, over the weekend. It’s devastated the town’s predominantly Black community in multiple ways, including its central food supply. As the nation processes the tragedy, it’s critical to call it what is: a white supremacist act. We also discuss the baby formula shortage and the co…
 
In this episode Dinesh will announce and provide details of an expanded release by popular demand of 2000 Mules. Dinesh examines the first person account of a Whitmer kidnapping defendant who was trapped by the FBI. Debbie and Dinesh chat about current events. Dinesh reveals Dante as a new type of crusader. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i…
 
In this episode, I address the horror in Buffalo and the grotesque attempt by the left to politicize the tragedy. News Picks: The NY Times published this piece titled “We Can Replace Them.” The Michael Anton piece addressed in the show. Biden's New Press Secretary Has a Political History That's Truly a Sight to Behold. Corporate Tax Revenue and Fed…
 
The shortage of nurses in hospitals and other healthcare facilities is affecting care across the country, and providers have tried plugging the gaps. We spoke to Deborah Burger, president of National Nurses United, the largest nursing union in the country, about the issues that contribute to the current nursing environment. Online delivery could pr…
 
John Caius was a prominent medical professional in the 16th century. A staunch adherent to the teachings of Galen, who himself was the ultimate authority on medical knowledge for close to 15 centuries. John Caius owned a copy of Galen’s text and that original copy survives at Eton College, Berkshire, with Caius’ notes and annotations there for revi…
 
What grade would we get as an alien's homework? Was your feud over YouTube comment signatures? How do you write an email? Can trees make clouds? How do I make it to the bathroom when the middle seater sleeps? Is it okay to buy used books? Hank and John Green have answers! If you're in need of dubious advice, email us at hankandjohn@gmail.com. Join …
 
The Department of Commerce is investigating whether solar panels imported from Southeast Asia are really coming from China, and if so, should be subject to tariffs. Trade groups say the investigation casts a shadow on the industry and is also slowing down progress on certain projects. The labor shortage has affected Walmart to the point where the r…
 
From the BBC World Service: China’s jobless rate rose to the highest level since the early part of the COVID-19 pandemic. It comes as widening lockdowns led to a sharp slowdown in activity for the world’s second largest economy. Also, Switzerland votes to force global streaming giants to pay towards making more Swiss content. And the impact India’s…
 
Ryan talks about the importance of constantly learning that which you do not yet know, and reads this week’s meditation from The Daily Stoic Journal. If you want to become a great reader, the Stoics can help. We built out their best insights into ourRead to Lead: A Daily Stoic Reading Challenge. Since it first launched in 2019, Read to Lead has bee…
 
Today’s guest is Dr. Gabrielle Lyon, founder of the Institute for Muscle Centric-MedicineTM. She services the leaders, innovators, mavericks, and executives in their prospective fields. In addition, Gabrielle works closely with the Special Operations Military and has a private practice that services patients worldwide. Dr. Lyon is a Washington Univ…
 
Foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer returns to discuss how the Russian invasion of Ukraine has changed the world forever, why China's approach to COVID is faltering, and why we're headed for a new Cold War in AI. Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/lwzr7Vhetas The Power of Crisis - https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-Power-of-Crisi…
 
When the lights go down near the city of the Ringwraiths, Gollum is anxious to continue east as quickly as possible. Frodo and Sam follow, heedless of the danger — which is all around in this place where even the flowers are twisted and foul, the watchtower inexplicably revolves, and an evil army is about to issue from the gates any minute now. All…
 
Poor soul, the centre of my sinful earth, Feeding these rebel pow'rs that thee array, Why dost thou pine within and suffer dearth, Painting thy outward walls so costly gay? Why so large cost, having so short a lease, Dost thou upon thy fading mansion spend? Shall worms, inheritors of this excess, Eat up thy charge? Is this thy body's end? Then, sou…
 
First up we talked with Dinesh D’Souza about his critically important new movie 2000 Mules on the eve of it’s release. Next we talked with with Catherine Engelbrecht from True The Vote, the organization responsible for uncovering this evidence of fraud in the 2020 election. Finally we talked with Kari Lake, GOP gubernatorial candidate in Arizona,wh…
 
Below are the questions covered in today's episode (with their timestamps). For instructions on submitting your own questions, go to calnewport.com/podcast. Video from today’s episode: youtube.com/calnewportmedia Cal reacts to his inbox [7:48] QUESTIONS: - How do I manage a two-part workday? [26:49] - How do I save my “shut down” ritual? [34:14] - …
 
Born a slave, Epictetus spent the first 30 years of his life in chains. Epictetus never actually wrote anything down. It is through his student Arrian that we have a written account of his lessons. And if everyone from Emperors to war heros have been grateful as they found guidance, solace and strength in Epictetus’ lessons, then there must be some…
 
'Big Baby Formula' has joined forces with 'Big Oil' to gauge prices on what little formula is available due to the supply chain shortages. The left's only suggestion is to labor more babies, so we'll need less formula. The options for meat and electricity are also limited, so the Biden Administration has announced a new agency to oversee 'Environme…
 
Ryan talks to A.J. Jacobs about his new book The Puzzler: One Man's Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life, the enduring power of puzzles, the Stoic concept of Memento Mori, and more. A.J. Jacobs is an American journalist, author, and lecturer best known for writing about his lifestyle exper…
 
Join Corey and Maggie as they discuss their whirlwind trip to London for Amazon Prime Video's Sneak Peek Rings of Power experience! Other Minds and Hands: An Open and Friendly Discussion of Tolkien Adaptation, Episode 9, recorded on May 10, 2022 What Corey and Maggie are talking about, you can find out some of the atmosphere of the event from the O…
 
On Friday's Mark Levin Show, reports of baby formula shortages go back months to February of 2022, and prior to that retail pharmacy chains alerted customers to shortages in November of 2021. Yet President Biden claims he's not a mind-reader and blames the FDA. However, the FDA wasn't involved in any false alarms or recalls at that time. Why is the…
 
For today’s Economics on Tap, we talk about a sneaky way campaigns are communicating with super PACS. Coordination between these big-time political action committees and campaigns is illegal, but a new practice called redboxing seems like a loophole. We’ll talk about it. Plus, we discuss the debate about facial recognition technology and follow up …
 
In this episode, Dinesh answers Ben Shapiro and other critics and "fact checkers" of the documentary. Debbie and Dinesh talk about the baby food shortage, how Mike Esper thwarted Trump's plans for Venezuela, and other current issues. Dinesh examines the discussion between Dante the pilgrim and his great-great grandfather Cacciaguida in the Circle o…
 
In this episode, I address the latest troubling images from the border and the latest WHO scandal. News Picks: About those new WHO proposals. Even the Washington Post admits that the “protests” at the homes of the Supreme Court justices are illegal. All of a sudden the media cares about government surveillance? Maybe because it involves illegal imm…
 
Learn the terrifying truth behind the world's deadliest serial killers… Serial killers haunt our dreams and inspire the terrifying villains of TV shows and horror movies. But how much do you really know about the minds behind the world's deadliest killers? What drives these murderers to kill and kill again? And what fuels our fascination with the t…
 
Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that his purchase of Twitter is “temporarily on hold” as he works to acquire more information on spam and fake accounts on the platform. The claim has been met with some skepticism. We have the second part of our chat with Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal about his discussion with Fed chair Jerome Powell. The U.S. and its allie…
 
A bank run. Panic selling. These are some of the not-so-enviable descriptions of what’s going on right now in cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin looks set for a record seventh week of losses, and so-called stablecoins have shown weakness. What’s going on? Also, we hear the first part of our discussion with Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal about his sit-down interv…
 
From the BBC World Service: Ukraine’s former economy minister gives us a sense of the job losses the war has caused, and on the rebuilding plans already in progress. Also, the dollar shortage causing a crunch for Kenyan businesses. Your donation powers the journalism you rely on. Give today to support Marketplace Morning Report.…
 
Ryan talks about the value in knowing how to read books and apply them to your life. If you want to become a great reader, the Stoics can help. We built out their best insights into ourRead to Lead: A Daily Stoic Reading Challenge. Since it first launched in 2019, Read to Lead has been our most popular challenge, taken on by almost ten thousand par…
 
The long-awaited, highly-anticipated, and critically-acclaimed Max Creeps album “Nein” has finally arrived! And we’re celebrating its release with an exclusive interview with the most influential punk rock band in history! Max Blastic and PC Bullshit of Max Creeps share their unbelievable story from their first meeting at David Bowie’s 1973 concert…
 
What happens when a monkey gets elected mayor? Well, not really a monkey, but a monkey mascot for a town’s football games. Tim Harford joins This Day in Esoteric Political History to discuss a weird moment from UK history in 2002, when the northeastern English town of Hartlepool was gearing up for a mayoral election and ended up voting in…the local…
 
Ray Dalio is an American billionaire investor and hedge fund manager, who has served as co-chief investment officer of the world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, since 1985. He's written a new book called Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order: Why Nations Succeed and Fail. In this episode, you will learn: What are the be…
 
On Thursday's Mark Levin Show, inflation hurts everyone; some faster and some slower. At a local diner, waitresses can't afford to fill their tanks anymore and the Diner owners can’t stock all of the goods and ingredients. Meanwhile, all President Biden does is blame Russia and manufacturers like the baby formula companies. Abbot laboratories say i…
 
Today, instead of guessing what Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is thinking, we asked. Our hosts talk about the newsiest and funniest parts of Kai’s interview with the Fed chairman. Plus, a scientific revelation about sudden infant death syndrome may provide some peace for parents. And, speaking of incredible science, we marvel at mind-blowing …
 
Irish comedian Ed Byrne was born in County Dublin and attended a school run by the Christian Brothers Catholic order. It was so badly managed that he had to leave. After one year away, he was back again, finding the local alternative even worse. Whilst not admitting it at the time, Byrne felt that comedy was always his calling. Tickets for his late…
 
In this episode, Dinesh praises Tucker Carlson for the important work he's doing, and also exposes the shameful behavior of his lead producer Justin B. Wells. Dinesh reveals how the leak intended to save Roe v. Wade has backfired, and consolidated the justices in their original positions. Congressman Steve Scalise joins Dinesh to talk about current…
 
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