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A comedy chat show for less-than-perfect parents. Hosted by comedians Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn and featuring guest parenting experts, comedians and authors. The podcast covers the big issues affecting modern parents - from fish fingers to farting, to play-dates and pelvic floors. Expect frank and funny chat as well as wine, laughter and sophisticated boob jokes. Check out our Scummy Mummies Blog and dates for our Live Comedy Shows - www.scummymummies.com
 
Middle of Everywhere shares big stories from the small places we call home. Rich with examples of tribalism and kinship, skepticism and idealism, defeat and triumph, we tell stories of life in rural and small town America. Hosts Ariel Lavery, a transient American who has settled in small town Murray, Kentucky, and Austin Carter, a Murray and rural life native, take the pulse of an overlooked geographic news region. They provide a connection for those who have left, but still identify with sm ...
 
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 ...
 
The Portal is an exploration into discovery, including conversations with thought leaders. Host Eric Weinstein, Managing Director of Thiel Capital, brings his unique expertise and diverse roster of guests for a wide range of discussions, including science, culture, business, and capitalism. The show will feature people whose lives demonstrate that portals into what we would normally consider impossible, are indeed possible. Guests include presidential candidate Andrew Yang, NY Times bestsell ...
 
Is your inner voice working for you or against you? Host, Jo Stanley, has teamed up with peak performance and mindfulness coach Emma Murray, to uncover how we can reframe our thoughts and shift our emotions, so that we can overcome life’s daily challenges – the ones we expect and the ones we never saw coming. They speak with some of our best sports stars to discover how they used mindfulness to help them move past sadness, failure, self-doubt and pain – all the things everyone feels, whether ...
 
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How can Countdown help with homeschooling? What exactly is going on at Tupperware parties these days? And is every hole REALLY a goal? Answering all these questions is our old friend Steve Hill! He tells us how he's been coping with the corona situation, and we find out the best thing he bought during lockdown. There's also some chat about Steve's …
 
In this 23rd episode of Casual Inference Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan chat about fixed vs random effect, complete a statistics challenge, and talk about DAGs. 🐦 Tweet from @jtc475 about fixed vs random effects terminology 🎲 This is Statistics March Randomness Challenge 📝 Lucy, Kyra, and Ellie's paper "Quantifying Uncertainty in Infectio…
 
Do you ever wonder where your food comes from? What’s the story behind that tomato in the produce department? How did it get to the store? Who grew it? Is it genetically modified? In this episode, we hear from Bill and Michael Best, father and son heirloom seed savers. Active in the small farming revolution, Bill also helped start the Lexington and…
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is truly born into cinematic royalty. Writer / director Edoardo Ponti is the son of Sophia Loren and Carlo Ponti, who produced Dr Zhivago among many, many other films. Edoardo's latest project is The Life Ahead, which stars his mother as a former prostitute who forms an unlikely bond with a Senegalese street kid. Y…
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is American playwright and film and theatre director, George C Wolfe. Now it's with a certain sadness we welcome George to the show, as his latest offering Ma Rainey's Black Bottom also happens to be Chadwick's last performance before his passing. But what a performance it is, as he and Viola Davis put on a virtuos…
 
Yes, he's back - one of our favourite ever podcast guests returns for a new episode! Download now before it gets banned like the last one. This time we cover everything from Ranj's views on the Corona vaccine to the naughtiest things we've ordered from Deliveroo. We also hear how he and Helen are coping with the current mandemic. That's not a spell…
 
Have you ever heard of a sundown town? Can you imagine fearing for your life if you were caught downtown after dark? At one point in history, there were thousands of these places all over the country, including the small Appalachian town of Corbin, Kentucky. This week we are featuring an episode from our friends at Black in Appalachia. We’ll hear h…
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is a composer whose name has been mentioned on countless occasions on this podcast, such has been his productivity across the diverse world of screen music Ilan Eshkeri has worked on numerous films, TV shows and video games - the latest of which is the quite simply breathtaking Ghost Of Tsushima for the PS4. He's a…
 
In this episode Ellie Murray and Lucy D’Agostino McGowan chat with Julia Raifman about health policy, a recent study on unemployment insurance and food insecurity, and anti racism in academia. Dr. Raifman is an assistant professor of Health Law, Policy, and Management at Boston University. Her research focuses on how health and social policies driv…
 
Our latest guests on Soundtracking are a husband and wife duo responsible for some of the most memorable original tracks to feature on our screens in recent times. For Bobby Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez are the couple who wrote the songs in Frozen and Coco, winning Oscars for standouts Let It Go And Remember Mer respectively. Now they have cont…
 
Our guest for this episode is Made in Chelsea star and Instagram sensation Millie Mackintosh! We chat about her nine month-old baby, Sienna, and what it's like to give birth to your first little one during a lockdown. Millie tells us how she handles the pressures of social media. We discuss our favourite Quality Street, and find out which one of us…
 
How does Black history get preserved in small towns? Who decides what sticks around from our segregated past for future generations to learn from? In this episode we learn about how Betty Dobson saved a little known gem from being destroyed forever. Betty embarked on a journey to save and rehabilitate the Hotel Metropolitan in Paducah, Kentucky, fo…
 
Our latest guests on Soundtracking are a duo who've combined to great effect on the haunting drama and character study, Luxor. As we'll hear, writer / director Zeina Durra contacted Venezuelan composer Nascuy Linares somewhat out of the blue to score her film, which tells the story of an aid worker who heads to Egypt to escape the horrors of the ci…
 
Our latest guests on Soundtracking are a duo Edith's been chasing since we started this podcast, so it's an absolute thrill to finally lure them on. Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross burst onto the film-composing scene with their score for David Fincher's The Social Network, for which they won an Oscar in 2010. The trio have since joined forces on The …
 
In this episode Ellie Murray and Lucy D’Agostino McGowan chat with Ralph D’Agostino Sr. and Ralph D’Agostino Jr. about their careers in statistics, looking back at how things have developed and forward at where they see the world of statistics and epidemiology going. We’re excited to kick off the 100th year of the American Journal of Epidemiology w…
 
Did you hear the one about the gay ex-Zumba instructor from Kentucky who pursued a standup career in LA? Adario Mercadante grew up in Murray, KY and he says it’s a wonderful place to raise a family, connect with nature, and enjoy the slower pace of small town life. But it wasn’t meant for him. Even though he left his small hometown, he found many s…
 
She's a musician, an artist, an author, and a mother - it's the amazing VV Brown! She tells us about her singing career, including what it's like to hang out with Amy Winehouse, perform with Grace Jones, and turn down P Diddy. We also discuss how it feels London and move to the countryside as a black woman. VV shares her experience of post-natal de…
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is a composer who's been nominated for a BAFTA on no fewer than five occasions for his sterling output for television. Murray Gold is perhaps best-known for his work on Doctor Who, which saw him continue a long-time partnership with top screenwriter, Russell T Davies. The pair first joined forces on Queer as Folk, …
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is a first time film composer who's smashed his debut score right out of the park. Adam Janota Bzowski has a background in both music and sound design, and has expertly married the two arts with his work on Rose Glass's Saint Maud. Garnering widespread critical acclaim, Saint Maud defies categorization, but broadly…
 
What's the best way to get fit when we're stuck at home? How do you motivate teenagers to exercise? And what's it like to start IVF and a new business at the same time? Answering all these questions and more is awesome fitness coach Suzanne Keatley! We hear all about the fab gym she runs, Fitology Hub. We discuss the need for a female-only fitness …
 
Where did our podcast title, “Middle of Everywhere,” come from anyway? And what does it mean? In this episode we talk to University of Minnesota Professor Ben Winchester about what the data really says about small town America’s prosperity. A strong advocate for rural communities, we hear Ben dispute the “rural despair” narrative and share informat…
 
Merry New Year, everybody! To see it in, it's another double-header for you. First up, a true legend of recent cinema. Pete Docter is the Chief Creative Officer at Pixar. As well as winning Oscars as the director of Inside Out and Up, he was one of the main reasons we have Toy Story and has played some sort of hand in pretty much every movie to hav…
 
We have one of Edith's dear old friends on this festive episode of Soundtracking - the one and only Andy Burrows As well as teaming up with Edith's fella Tom in their Smith & Burrows guise, Andy drummed with Razorlight, is Ricky Gervais's go-to guy, and scored Snowman & The Snowdog with Ilan Eshkeri. He and Edith discuss all of this and more. Hope …
 
Yes, it's the Christmas episode! As usual it's an absolute shambles, but tonight, the part of Steve Hill will be played by hilarious comedian Sam Pamphilon! Also the lovely Nurse Jessie is back. It's A Tale of Two Lindas as we enjoy a twist on our regular festive traditions. We catch up on Jessie's job situation, how our divorces are going, and the…
 
What happens when a silly prank turns into a year-long crusade to obtain police records? In this episode, a twice-stolen Christmas display, and the records surrounding it, lead Ariel and Austin to question why the local police have withheld the full records even in the face of a ruling from Kentucky’s Attorney General. And they enlist the help of a…
 
We're very excited about our latest episode of Soundtracking, which sees a welcome return to the podcast for the Boss, Bruce Springsteen, and his longtime collaborator Thom Zimny. The pair joined Edith during lockdown to discuss Bruce's new album, Letter To You, and Thom's gorgeous accompanying film of the same name. Letter To You saw Bruce reunite…
 
In honor of the Society for Epidemiologic Research 2020 Meeting, the hosts of four epidemiology podcasts came together to record the first ever “crossover event” to talk about their experiences recording our shows and what podcasting can bring to the table for the field of epidemiology. Join the hosts of Epidemiology Counts (Bryan James), SERiousEP…
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is a composer we've been wanting to get on for absolutely ages. Michael Price has worked on a huge range of projects for film and television, including Dracula, Horrid Henry, Hot Fuzz, Band Of Brothers and, of course, Sherlock - for which he won an Emmy with David Arnold. He's also music edited some incredible movi…
 
What's it like having dinner with Beyoncé? How many tour buses do the Backstreet Boys need? And how do you win a staring competition with Prince? DJ Nikki Beatnik actually has the answers to all these questions, and more! We talk about her life on the road with the likes of Kelis and All Saints. We find out what it's like to meet Grace Jones and yo…
 
Hoppy Henton is a Kentucky farmer working the land that’s been in his family for 9 generations. His talents and passion connect him in a lifelong relationship with the Kentucky Farm Bureau. In this episode, we learn about his 40-years-long struggle to eliminate the conservative policies in the Farm Bureau’s “secret policy book”. We also hear from k…
 
Christmas continues to come early on Soundtracking, as once again we have two guests for you instead of one. First up, a bit of a legend in our mind, given that he scripted both American Beauty and Six Feet Under. Alan Ball has now written and directed a little gem of a movie in the shape of Uncle Frank, which you can watch on Amazon Prime. Startin…
 
In this solo episode, Eric shares three related audio essays. In the first essay, Eric admits that he has spent the last four years asserting that Donald Trump represented an Existential Risk, but without the usual contempt for his supporters. Here, Eric finally responds to the frequent requests for clarification of his unusual position, by beginni…
 
It's all about girl power on this latest episode of Soundtracking, with not one but two women at the very top of their game. First up is Sofia Coppola, returning to the podcast to discuss her new film, On The Rocks, which she both wrote and directed. Starring Rashida Jones and Bill Murray, it tells the story of Laura, a mum having doubts about her …
 
Our guest for this episode is the hilarious comedian, actor, and writer, Thanyia Moore! We reminisce about the bad old days, when we were all on the open mic comedy circuit together. There's some chat about how different audiences can be, and the issues around race and gender that still exist in comedy today. Thanyia shares her experience of being …
 
What can a recipe be, besides just a list of ingredients? And what can it mean to the people who cook and eat it? In this episode we explore a Kentucky culinary tradition called “burgoo” and trace the history of the dish. We’ll also meet two talented cooks who weave their Kentucky traditions into their food. What story does a meaty frontier stew ha…
 
As promised, we've another double-header for you on this latest episode of Soundtracking, as we span the globe with an Australian and an American. First up is Ben Frost - a composer of extraordinary versatility. We spent much of the time discussing his scores for the mind-bending German Netflix sci-fi / thriller / mystery / time-travel drama Dark. …
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan chat about ecological studies, the new Pfizer vaccine interim analysis, and more! 📈 Vanderbilt University Department of Health Policy's COVID-19 Deaths in Tennessee and Adoption of Mask Requirements (h/t Peter Rebeiro) 📈 The original masks v no masks graph 🗞 Pfizer's press release about the interim analysis …
 
It's two for the price of one on our latest episode of Soundtracking, as we bring you a superb composer and splendid writer/director. First up is our old friend Ludwig Goransson, here to talk specifically about season two of the Mandalorian - which is streaming now on Disney +, one episode at a time. Then we bring you Bassam Tariq on Mogul Mowgli, …
 
From stuntwoman to interiors expert to writing More! magazine's Positions of the Fortnight, Emily Murray has lived a life! She tells us all about it. We hear how she started her popular Insta account, @pinkhouseliving, and Emily gives us her number one tip for making your house look nice - or at least less shit. We also discuss turning 40, and how …
 
Our latest guest is a composer whose work you'll almost certainly know and love. As you'll hear, Steven Price took the scenic route into full blown film scoring with Attack The Block in 2011, after many years on the periphery of the business. His patience has been well rewarded - he went on to win an Oscar for Gravity, and has also worked on World'…
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan chat about communicating uncertainty, how air pollution policy is determined, and whether causal inference is a fad with Dr. Roger Peng from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Follow along on Twitter: The American Journal of Epidemiology: @AmJEpi Ellie: @EpiEllie Lucy: @LucyStats Roger: @rdpeng…
 
We're really thrilled to be able to bring you this latest episode of Soundtracking, as it's the first thing we've done in front of a live audience post-lockdown. As part of the London Podcast Festival, Edith was joined by the one and only Nick Frost before a small, socially distanced gathering at King's Place to discuss all manner of things, includ…
 
Early Kentucky settler, Joseph Perkins Ellis, carried a mystical stone which had been passed down in his family for generations. The faith of the Ellis’ in this “Mad Stone,” along with their Baptist convictions, propelled them to make a good life for themselves and their community in the face of a devastating disease like rabies which the stone was…
 
What's the best way to announce your separation? Is it possible to stay civil if you're still living together? And how do you cope when your ex's new partner is literally wearing your trousers? Comedian Sam Pamphilon knows the answer to none of these questions, but we have a good laugh anyway! The actor and former chef tells us how he's handling th…
 
If you don't know Douglas Murray, in the estimation of the The Portal, this may well be the most important voice you will hear from the United Kingdom for some time. In the tradition of De Tocqueville and Alistair Cook's famous "Letter from America," Douglas Murray is America's true friend. He is not the man who tells you that you look great and la…
 
We've got a proper friend of the show on this latest episode of Soundtracking, as Ben Wheatley returns for his fourth - yes, fourth - sitting. Our first ever guest, he previously joined us to discuss High Rise, Free Fire and Happy New Year, Colin Burstead. This time round he's here to talk about his take on Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca, from a scree…
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is Melissa Parmenter. Not only has Melissa worked alongside the great Michael Winterbottom for many years as a producer, she's also a composer who scored The Killer Inside Me and Genova. In addition, she's released the Scandinavia EP and a new album, Messapica. We talk to Melissa about her creative process, and how…
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan talk about the causal questions linked to schools opening during the COVID-19 pandemic. Then they have Dr. Emily Oster, professor of economics at Brown University, on to discuss her thoughts on and contributions to this area. 📄 Emily's Atlantic Piece Schools aren't super-spreader events 📊 COVID-19 School Res…
 
Is there an upside to mum guilt? What's the best way to handle lockdown? And how can you teach your kids a valuable lesson just by sitting on the sofa? Answering all these questions and more is Anna Mathur, psychotherapist and author of the best-selling book Mind Over Mother! She tells us about her own experiences of post-natal depression and anxie…
 
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