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A deeply entertaining, R-rated, darkly satirical, sex-positive comedy audio drama with elements of horror. Congratulations! You are now a shareholder in Kakos Industries, a megacorporation that specializes in helping its clients to Do Evil Better. You are now entitled to listen to the shareholder announcements that keep you up to date on all of the advancements made in Evil and the bizarre occurrences inside of Kakos Industries itself. For fans of Welcome to Night Vale, Douglas Adams, Better ...
 
Life is complicated, but we love simple answers. AI and robotics are changing the nature of work. Emojis change the way we write. Fossil Fuels were once the engine of progress, now we're in a race to change how we power the planet. We're constantly trying to save ourselves...from ourselves. This Anthro Life brings you smart conversations with humanity’s top makers and minds to make sense of it all. We dig into our creative potential through design, culture, and technology. Change your perspe ...
 
'We Fix Space Junk' follows seasoned smuggler Kilner and reluctant fugitive Samantha as they travel the galaxy, dodging bullets and meeting strange and wonderful beings as they carry out odd jobs on the fringes of the law. A female-led sci-fi comedy sitcom set in the far future, in a high-tech, dystopian world, We Fix Space Junk draws on the sci-fi of the past, following in the footsteps of Harry Harrison and of Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Equal parts love-letter to sci- ...
 
This show is an artist's take on sports — I believe both art and sports have the power to translate and help us reconsider the largest social issues we face. On each episode, we will be discovering and discussing the many connections between the two alongside artists, athletes, journalists, commentators, critics and fans.
 
A Podcast devoted to Douglas Adams' lesser known Dirk Gently book franchise and it's numerous different adaptations for all different forms of media. Hosted by four fans of Adams from all corners of the globe: Ed from the UK, Nemo from Australia, Dalek from the USA, and Caen from Sweden. Together, they form the Electric Monks, and they believe that their podcast is a pretty cool and froody one; stick with us for adventure, excitement and really wild things.
 
Hosted by Ken Napzok, co-creator of ForceCenter, The Napzok Files podcast feed contains shows about life, the universe, and everything. (Douglas Adams would agree.) Each episode Ken welcomes the important, cool, and fancy people in his life onto the airwaves to explore, explain, and exclaim the interesting and entertaining. kennapzok.com Patreon.com/KenNapzok Purchase Ken's book Why We Love Stars: The Great Moments That Built A Galaxy Far, Far Away. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/th ...
 
Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully. Part of the Cadence13 Network.
 
Jon Bounds, Jon Hickman, Danny Smith and Mark Steadman are writing new additions to the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the book with the famous words "Don't Panic" written in large, friendly letters on the cover. This smart, funny podcast fuses real-world observation with a writing style Adams fans have sorely missed. With each topic, the panel of authors, podcasters and performers present an essay in the style of a Hitchhiker's Guide entry, which is then discussed in a format that fans o ...
 
The light of reason seems to be fading in the tumult of our modern world. While the Information Age provides us with unprecedented access to information, it also gives malevolent forces an incredible power over society. Through social media, narratives start to turn into mob rule, a tragic game of broken telephone. Because of this, we start to find more and more people that think with their emotions. Instead of impartial research, alternative facts and confirmation searches have become the n ...
 
Talking To Ourselves is a podcast about Life, The Universe, and Everything. (we're big fans of Douglas Adams, too) We don't center around anything in particular, but we can guarantee an entertaining ride no matter what. Send Questions and Comments into BullToad42@gmail.com. If you'd like to be a part of the show, add me on Skype at toddthetodd and join us while we talk to ourselves.
 
Tru-ID is a podcast that focuses on Christian apologetics and tackling the issues of our time from a Christian perspective. The host of Tru-ID, Adam Coleman, hopes to honor Jesus Christ by engaging questions about and objections to Christianity, particularly those related to the African American community. Podcast episodes will explore race, the allegation that Christianity is the "white man's religion", history, science, philosophy, current events, and various ways to defend the Christian f ...
 
Author, screenwriter, graphic novelist and all-round geek idol Neil Gaiman discusses The Ocean at the End of the Lane, his first novel for adults in over eight years. Credited as one of the top living postmodern writers, and winner of the Newbery and Carnegie Medals, his works include The Sandman, Coraline, Stardust, American Gods, a Douglas Adams biography and two Doctor Who episodes.
 
The Second Wind Fund's mission is to decrease the incidence of teen suicide by removing financial and social barriers to treatment for at-risk youth.Second Wind was formed after four teen suicides in a Jefferson County, Colorado high school during the 2001-2002 school year. It is now accessible to every youth 19 and under in the Denver metro area (Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Denver, Jefferson, and Park counties) and through our affiliates in Boulder, Douglas, El Paso, Mesa, and Teller count ...
 
NOTE: The MP3 files used by this podcast appear to be missing. They may have been removed permanently from their source location. Last Chance to See is a 1989 BBC radio documentary series and its accompanying book, written and presented by Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine. In the series, Adams and Carwardine travel to various locations in the hope of encountering species on the brink of extinction. Carwardine was reported to have said: "We put a big map of the world on a wall, Douglas stuck ...
 
"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" was originally a 1979 BBC radio series, written by Douglas Adams, which first premiered in the US on PBS in 1980. The subsequent TV show (available on DVD) recreates the insight and beauty of the radio broadcast with visuals that were precognizant and beyond "state of the art." The book of the same name was actually a transcript of the original audio. The book pales by comparison to the original radio episodes because of the genius of the audio effects. ...
 
Tank Riot is a never dull audio podcast that digs deep into the minds of Viktor, Sputnik, and Tor. Each podcast starts you on a winding audio journey with destinations such as Fritz Haber, Edward Bernays, William Henry Harrison, Woodrow Wilson, Hogan's Heroes, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Stranger Things, CFAA, Spectre, The Martian, Pope Francis's Global Warming Encyclical, Vincent van Gogh, John Carpenter, Nick Drake, Ada Lovelace, Deep State, Blaxploitation Films, Spaghetti Westerns, John Way ...
 
Are you ready to manifest change within yourself and your business? By trade, I have been an HR practitioner for over a decade. Playfully referred to as the “Unicorn” for my overly optimistic view of what I believe the workplace should be and my undeniable belief that it is actually possible. Let’s face it, the ever-changing dynamics of the world today have taken a serious toll on our organizational cultures. Join me for raw conversation on organizational development to create an environment ...
 
1 – 31 March 2012 Online 24 hours each day, avfestival.co.uk / thepixelpalace.org Radio Boredcast is a 744-hour continuous online radio project, curated by artist Vicki Bennett (People Like Us) with AV Festival 12. In response to our ambiguous relationship with time - do we have too much or not enough? - Radio Boredcast celebrates the detail, complexity and depth of experience lost through our obsession with speed. The full list of participants in Radio Boredcast with new and exclusive recor ...
 
NEXT Conference. The digital festival on the Reeperbahn The NEXT Conference is the international digital festival that takes place on Hamburg’s famous Reeperbahn. For two days, the City becomes the hotspot in Europe for pop culture and digital discussion. In an inspirational way, NEXT asks the question: What will move consumers in the near future? The Conference prepares companies for the challenges and opportunities of developing digitalisation - and helps them to stay fit for the future. T ...
 
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Professor Douglas Hartmann teaches sociology at the University of Minnesota and is on the show to discuss his book Midnight Basketball, which takes a deep, detailed look into the social initiative known as Midnight Basketball, developed in the late 1980s . In this episode, we unpack the racism that was built into this program, which targeted young …
 
The element of faith has been a highly discussed part of the upcoming presidential election. Both Donald Trump and Joe Biden are looking to court the Evangelical vote as well as votes from others who identify as people of faith. Journalist Adam Wren, a Christian himself, has covered this and all aspects of the election for Politico and Indianapolis…
 
Patricia Lockwood reads her story from the November 30, 2020, issue of the magazine. Lockwood has published two collections of poetry and the memoir “Priestdaddy,” which came out in 2017. Her first novel, “No One Is Talking About This,” from which this story is adapted, will come out next year.By WNYC Studios and The New Yorker
 
The Jets made it a game on Sunday against the L.A. Chargers, fighting back from a three-score deficit to lose, 34-28. At 0-10, they're still in the driver's seat for Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence in the 2021 NFL Draft, but are they coming dangerously close to winning a game? Tim McMaster and Connor Hughes discuss the strong performances from …
 
Happy Thanksgiving week! One of the authors we are most thankful for is friend of the show David Baldacci. David drops by today to talk about his new Atlee Pine thriller Daylight. FBI Agent Atlee Pine’s search for her sister Mercy clashes with military investigator John Puller’s high-stakes case, leading them both deep into a global conspiracy — fr…
 
In the wonderful children’s book “Little Bear,” Mother Bear takes away Little Bear’s hat, coat, and snow pants so that he can be warm in the fur coat in which he was born. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#n…
 
What are the most pressing issues facing young adults right now? How can the Church respond to meet those needs, and what should we be teaching young adults to help fix it? How can we promote and achieve unity in the Church and in our nation? I spoke with Wayne Dickens about all of that and much more this week. Wayne is the Campus Director for the …
 
This is a bittersweet moment in the global fight against the Covid pandemic. Joy that at least two vaccine trials have produced extremely promising results is tempered by the continued spread of the disease across much of the world. To put it bluntly, the global containment effort has had limited success. Stephen Sackur speaks to Dr David Nabarro, …
 
Hosted by Ken Napzok, co-creator of ForceCenter, The Napzok Files podcast feed is a collection of shows about life, the universe, and everything. (Douglas Adams would agree.) Each episode Ken welcomes the important, cool, and fancy people in his life onto the airwaves to explore, explain, and exclaim the interesting and entertaining. This is Saturd…
 
In 2005 a high profile trial saw the Dover School District taken to court for promoting Intelligent Design (ID) as an alternative theory to evolution in classrooms. 15 years on Mike Behe a prominent biochemist and ID advocate who took the stand as a defence witness, talks about what the case meant for the ID movement. Joshua Swamidass is a biologis…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Otto Penzler, editor of The Big Book Of Espionage. Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler is back with a new anthology that has gathered the intel on the world’s greatest secret agents, declassified in these pages for the first time. Statesecrets. Double agents. Leaks. Otto Penzler brings you all this and more wit…
 
Sophie is your typical New York millennial – she’s broke, she doesn’t know what she’s doing with her life, and she has the roommate from hell. Literally. Her roommate is Death, and she wishes they would stop listening to One Direction so loudly. Narrated by the author. Published in Metaphorosis on 20 November 2020. Find the original at magazine.met…
 
[11 mins. 55 secs.] British actor Malachi Kirby makes his first appearance on the podcast. Kirby is in “Mangrove” the first of the 5 feature films that comprise Steve McQueen’s Small Axe film cycle. “Mangrove” centers on Frank Crichlow (Shaun Parkes), the owner of Notting Hill’s Caribbean restaurant, Mangrove, a lively community base for locals, in…
 
It seems clear the Jets are sticking with Adam Gase for the remainder of the 2020 season, but could New York turn to an old fling to lead the team in 2021? Tim McMaster and Connor Hughes discuss whether or not the Jets should pursue Jim Harbaugh. They break down his time at Michigan, his previous stint in the NFL, a potential power struggle with Jo…
 
The EU is facing an internal political crisis. Two members, Poland and Hungary, are blocking the passage of a new budget and a post-Covid recovery package, claiming it includes unacceptable conditions. At issue is the EU's ability to tie funds to members' adherence to core EU values, such as the rule of law. Stephen Sackur speaks to Pawel Jablonski…
 
Paul H. Dunn is one of the most beloved General Authorities in the history of the Mormon church. His vast popularity was based on his uncanny ability to tell gripping stories in General Conference, in firesides, in over a dozen books, and on cassette tapes about his time as a professional baseball player with the St. Louis Cardinals, and about his …
 
Join us now for Part 4 of our interview with legendary Mormon journalist Lynn Packer (nephew of Boyd K. Packer), wherein he will be sharing with us what it was like to cover the darker side of Mormonism or the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a journalist. Some of the stories we will cover in this episode include those of: Mark Hofman…
 
Legendary game developer Sid Meier (creator of Pirates, Railroad Tycoon, and Sid Meier's Civilization) talks about his own story, as related in his book Sid Meir's Memoir!, with award-winning technology journalist David Ewalt. Their conversation is a gamer's dream, covering Sid's four decades in game creation and answering questions about his philo…
 
In episode 16 of “Passion of the Geeks” Pat & Greg talk some tech news about Google and Apple, recommend some exciting literature and new games before they try to settle an important question: Which movie is worse/better, The Core or Armageddon? Today I found out. Google cancels its free Photo upload space (Pat) Apple releases new Macs with the new…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Rebecca Warner, author of My Dad My Dog. When she moves her Alzheimer’s-afflicted dad into the home she shares with her husband and elderly dog, Rachel Morgan expects some complications, but she never imagines the biggest one will occur on the first day, threatening her best-intentioned caregiving plans. Her normal…
 
As part 3 in my interview with groundbreaking Mormon journalist Lynn Packer (nephew of Boyd K. Packer), I want to share with you a fascinating 30 minute video produced by Lynn, which provides essential background information to understand the following: The evolution of the LDS Church away from valuing thought, science, and scholarship (based on th…
 
Nicholas A. Christakis is the Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale University, where he also directs the Human Nature Lab, and serves as Co-Director of the Yale Institute for Network Science. His most recent book is Apollo's Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live. https://www.amazon.com/Apollos…
 
Today on Author Stories The original MindHunter John Douglas joins us to talk about his new book The Killer’s Shadow. The legendary FBI criminal profiler and international bestselling author of Mindhunter and The Killer Across the Table returns with this timely, relevant book that goes to the heart of extremism and domestic terrorism, examining in-…
 
The EU has long threatened to punish the populist nationalist government in Hungary for a failure to uphold core EU values. So far the threats have been empty, but now there’s a concerted effort to link post-Covid financial aid to compliance with core principles on the rule of law. Stephen Sackur speaks to Hungary’s Justice Minister Judit Varga. Ho…
 
With every 100th episode, we have a very special episode where listeners can ask us anything. We discuss how we were raised, how we prepare to record the podcast, tips for Obligers, why Elizabeth has such a deep love of reality TV, and more. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @Gretche…
 
On this week's episode of JetNation Radio, Glenn and Alex discuss Sam Darnold's health, Joe Flacco getting another start and just how things could go wrong for the tank in the coming weeks. They'll also cover the release of Pierre Desir, Brian Poole being placed on IR and the health of Mekhi Becton. They'll also cover the suddenly struggling Seattl…
 
The Jets are still the odds-on favorite for the No. 1 pick and Trevor Lawrence in the 2021 NFL Draft. But what happens if the Jets actually beat the Chargers, Raiders or Patriots, get jumped by the Jaguars, and are picking No. 2? Would they select Ohio State's Justin Fields? The Athletic's NFL Draft guru Dane Brugler joins Connor Hughes and Tim McM…
 
Salman Rushdie reads his story from the November 23, 2020, issue of the magazine. Rushdie has published twelve novels, including the Booker Prize-winning “Midnight’s Children,” “The Satanic Verses,” “The Golden House,” and, most recently, “Quichotte,” which came out last year.By WNYC Studios and The New Yorker
 
I just saw Tom Oord’s tweet that Terence Fretheim passed away while I was reading his new book God So Enters into Relationship That… It is always shocking to hear how a live conversation partner you deeply value must shift to the page and these recordings. I can’t exaggerate Frethiem’s role in my own intellectual development. While at Wake Forest U…
 
I just saw Tom Oord’s tweet that Terence Fretheim passed away while I was reading his new book God So Enters into Relationship That… It is always shocking to hear how a live conversation partner you deeply value must shift to the page and these recordings. I can’t exaggerate Frethiem’s role in my own intellectual development. While at Wake Forest U…
 
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