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Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.
 
Ever felt like you should be better at feminism?Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and her guests for this comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience. Each week they discuss topics "all 21 first century feminists agree on" while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles. Deborah Frances-White is the 2016 Writers' Guild Award Winner for Best Radio Comedy for her hit BBC Radio 4 series Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice. She is an Ed ...
 
The most entertaining and enraging stories from mythology told casually, contemporarily, and (let's be honest) sarcastically. Greek and Roman gods did some pretty weird (and awful) things. Liv focuses on Greek and Roman mythology's (mis)treatment of women, the wild things the gods did, and the all around incredible minds of the ancient world. I mean, how did they come up with this stuff? Gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everything in between. Regular episodes every Tuesday, conversatio ...
 
Temporary Fandoms is a place where we invite you to become a Temporary Fan of an artist, and hopefully some of you will find artists or bands you become long-term fans of. We are music fans, not gatekeepers, and all are welcome to become temporary fans. Join us as we dive through the good, the bad and the what? Take your time and listen along. Feel free to pause us and go listen on Spotify or wherever to the albums. Or go to our Spotify playlist and listen to it that way. To date Nick and Ew ...
 
Madeline Zima (Twin Peaks), Helen Hong (Inside Llewyn Davis), and Rob Belushi (How I Met Your Mother) star in this podcast adaptation of Emily Schultz’s satirical, sci-fi horror novel, The Blondes. Set two years after SHV has infected blonde women with a rabies-like illness, a fictional podcast examines how the "Blond Fury" has changed our culture: from fashionable new fever bracelets, to empowerment pop songs for the infected, to an entirely new understanding of women, gender, and beauty. W ...
 
CTRL+CLICK CAST inspects the web for you! We proudly feature diverse voices from the industry’s leaders and innovators, who tackle everything from design, code and content management systems, to culture and business challenges. Our focused, topical discussions teach, inspire and waste no time getting to the heart of the matter. Formerly the EE Podcast, CTRL+CLICK is produced by Bright Umbrella and hosted by industry veterans Lea Alcantara and Emily Lewis.
 
ART FOR YOUR EAR brings you stories from some of my favorite contemporary artists. When I studied Art History, the best part was, well, the gossip. I loved finding out why artists did certain things, what was going on in their personal lives, and behind-the-scenes details about other artists they knew and worked with. This podcast is exactly that ... inside-scoop stories from the artsiest people I know. You'll hear first-hand from these talented, successful, full-time artists (who also happe ...
 
Host Emily Lewis was supposed to get married on September 12, 2020, to her best friend, in front of her tribe of 150 loved ones. Needless to say, the vision she had crafted on Pinterest was upended by the COVID-19 pandemic and shelter in place. In March, she was optimistic that she and her husband were safe, but as time progressed, the realization set in that she had to bob and weave. From 150 to 7, she had an unexpected dream wedding; not everyone has had that same experience. On the Bride ...
 
Strong, Single and Human is a uniquely real podcast dedicated to all the single parents navigating through the challenges of raising children alone. No matter how you became a single parent, it is the hardest thing you will ever do. We talk about the real side of single parenting with all its impacts, worries and issues,. Listen to interviews with single parents who have dealt with many challenging situations and come through the other side.
 
The Middle-Grade Mavens are two Australian authors reviewing middle-grade children's books. We also chat with authors and illustrators about their inspiration, processes and experience and sometimes we interview publishers and agents to find out more about the industry. Whether you're a writer, school librarian, teacher, or just a book fan, this is for you. Julie Anne Grasso is the author of the Frankie Dupont Mystery series, cupcake enthusiast and part-time library book wrangler. Pamela Uec ...
 
Make SEO Simple Again the podcast series is an audio experience produced by Daniel K Cheung, Team Lead @ Prosperity Media. Hear Clearscope co-founder Bernard Huang talk candidly about his 10 years of failing. Know that everyone is just trying to do their best as Jamie Indigo shares her personal story. Never feel alone with Taylor Berg's story of owning her ADHD diagnosis. And feel encouraged and inspired by Jenny Li Fowler, Lily Ray, Judith Lewis, Areej AbuAli, Jamar Ramos and everyone else ...
 
A collection of poetry selected and performed by Bob Gonzalez, rhapsode. Rhapsodes of Ancient Greece were “song-stitchers,” performing selections from the epics of Homer and Hesiod. The contemporary rhapsode performs the classical poetry of his or her language, culture, and tradition. Any particular collection and arrangement of poems for performance I term a “rhapsody.” In general terms, a rhapsody is an ecstatic expression of feeling and enthusiasm. In music, a rhapsody is an instrumental ...
 
Because there’s a million ways to mom 😏 A community & podcast built to empower YOUR journey - created by Brandi Milloy & Orly Shani MOMHOOD was created because there are a MILLION WAYS TO MOM. Literally. And there is NO right way! Through interviews & candid conversations we hope to empower YOUR unique journey. Because by truly owning who YOU are, you can discover what kind of MOM you are and erase mom guilt forever. The conversation continues on social Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ ...
 
Have you been diagnosed with infertility silently suffering, searching for community, and inspiration? Infertility And Me features diverse stories, expert advice, and emphasizes healing while trying to conceive. Your host, Monique Farook chats with guests about reproductive justice, pregnancy loss/miscarriage, male factor infertility, rare conditions such as MRKH, what it's like to suffer with endometriosis, LGBTQ+ paths to parenthood, single moms by choice, and what happens when fertility f ...
 
Had it not been for the introduction of podcasts into my life, my second album could well have been ready six months sooner. Who knows, maybe even seven. The world of podcasts has been an extremely welcome and comforting distraction from reality. Listening to interesting people talk to other interesting people about interesting things. New ideas, old ideas, thinkers and dreamers. A lot of the shows I enjoy are comedians talking to other comedians, candid accounts of their experiences in the ...
 
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Bryan and David open up the mailbag and answer your Listener Mail. They talk through the Gabby Petito coverage (5:15), weigh in on ESPN’s high-profile employees investing in gambling (14:00), discuss how members of the media consume content (30:35), and much more! Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Straine…
 
Liv speaks with Amy Pistone Greek Tragedy, specifically: Sophocles and why he's every bit as good as Euripides, maybe... better? The plays referened are Sophocles' The Women of Trachis, Oedipus Tyrannos, Ajax, and Philoctetes and Euripides Medea, Bacchae, and Orestes. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typicall…
 
Today I have Emily Baker with me a learning support officer and boarding school supervisor turned full time student at 34 who left school in year 11 Emily is coming up to the 7th anniversary of being a single mama to 3 mini humans She likes to think of herself as a walking contradiction from doc martins and tattoos to P&C volunteer. With strong opi…
 
On Episode 132 of the Tailgate Guys BBQ Show Podcast, we visit with an American Royal World Series of BBQ Grand Champion - and even get to brag on ourselves a bit! We also tell you how you can apply to be a contestant on a popular televised BBQ program. The lowdown: Bill Heyen took a break from fall harvest in the fertile farm fields of west-centra…
 
S6 E67: In this episode, meet poets Robin Coste Lewis, Phillip B. Williams, and Elisabet Velasquez. Step into the recording booth and learn how these authors’ books of poetry and a novel-in-verse came to be. Plus, hear what each writer learned about themselves during the recording process.Voyage of the Sable Venus by Robin Coste Lewis: https://www.…
 
Teeth. Tails. Concentric nipples. This not-at-all-rodent has the distinction of being North America’s sole marsupial and so Alie hunted down lauded Opossumologist Dr. Lisa Walsh and launched an absolute torrent of giddy questions. How many ticks do they really eat, can we keep them as pets, how do we all convincingly feign death, opossum vs. possum…
 
Liv reads Book IV, part 2 of Apollonios' Argonautika, translated by RC Seaton. Fleeing from Colchis, the Argonauts reach Circe's island before making their way to the Phaeacians. This is not a standard narrative story episode, it's simply a bonus reading of an epic. For regular episodes look for any that don't have "Liv Reads..." in the title! Attr…
 
Welcome to Movements, Scenes, and Genres In this, the first ever episode, we are joined by linguist, columnist and host of the Slate Podcast "Spectacular Vernacular", it's Ben Zimmer. Ben came on to talk with me about the Hoboken Sound, a hugely influential 80's indie hotspot, based around Maxwell's in New Jersey. And he chose ten songs for us to l…
 
David Shoemaker is a married man! After discussing the nuptials, Bryan and David touch on ‘Peril,’ the latest Bob Woodward book, co-authored by Robert Costa (6:00). Then they dive into Politico’s "OFF THE RECORD" debacle (25:30) and charging a fee to be on podcasts (34:22). Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses t…
 
The Guilty Feminist presented by Deborah Frances-White and Felicity Ward Episode 272: Hags with special guest Mari Elen Jones and music from Anna Phoebe Recorded 4 September at Kings Place in London. Released 20 September 2021. The Guilty Feminist theme by Mark Hodge and produced by Nick Sheldon. Photo © Viktor Erik Emanuel/Kings Place More about D…
 
If there’s one core area of business that ruffles feathers more than any other, I’d say it’s marketing. It entagles emotions, sets business owners on a rollercoaster trying to find an ROI, and just when it seems you might have it nailed down, something changes. Well, as my repeat guest on this episode shares, with some marketing mindset shifts and …
 
In 1995, a Memphis socialite was brutally murdered in her own home. Emily Fisher was a paragon of not only Memphis society and arts, but she was also heavily involved in charities for underprivileged youth. Ironically, her son Adrian, struggled socially. In his teens, he became heavily addicted to drugs. His parents were desperately trying to help …
 
Bryan and David answer your Listener Mail and discuss how the rules of journalism are approached (0:36), react to the reporting about the “concerned citizen” at Elizabeth Holmes’s trial (21:42), touch on what an in-season version of 'Hard Knocks' could look like (29:21), and much more! Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemak…
 
Liv speaks with Dr. Cora Beth Fraser all about the Minotaur, Asterion, in the Labyrinth in all its forms and how he relates to autistic people and autism! Follow Cora Beth on Twitter here, follow the new resource for neuro-divergency in Classics, Asterion, on Twitter here and check out Asterion's website here. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involv…
 
How ya like them apples?! Well, liquified. And fermented. Author, podcaster, cider-maker and globally lauded beverage historian Gabe Cook, aka The Ciderologist, is an enthusiastic champion of this tragically overlooked drink, and he joins with a bushel full of facts, well-spun yarns and tasting tips. Belly up for a foaming glass of friendly competi…
 
The world’s largest BBQ competition is about to fire up. It’s American Royal World Series of BBQ week as nearly 500 teams converge on Kansas Speedway to fill the air with delicious smoke and light their pits feeling unbridled optimism. To preview the event, we visit with six first-time competitors about their hopes, expectations and to learn a bit …
 
S6 E66: In this episode, meet actress Elisa Donovan, columnist and writing teacher Rick Bragg, and writer, director, and producer Nick Davis. Step into the studio and hear Elisa Donovan on how dreams can lead us out of despair, Rick Bragg on how his life was transformed by a poorly behaved stray dog, and Nick Davis on writing a dual biography of th…
 
S6 E65: In this episode, meet journalist Elisa Boxer, life coach Andrea Owen, and “Anxiety Sisters” Abbe Greenberg and Maggie Sarachek. Listen in as Elisa Boxer shares what inspired her to write a children’s picture book biography of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Andrea Owen on busting out of rigid societal expectations, and the Anxiety Sisters on how to p…
 
Today I have with me a passionate fun-loving lady, who does her utmost to help the parents and boys of my local football club perform at their very best by offering home cooked, natural, nutritious, and nourishing food in the club’s canteen. Little do her customers know she is a single mum of a wonderful 12-year-old boy working as a Librarian at a …
 
Liv reads Book IV, part 1 of Apollonios' Argonautika, translated by RC Seaton. Medea flees Colchis with Jason and the Argonauts and they come up with a plan to get away from the Colchian ships, and Medea's brother Apsyrtus, following them. This is not a standard narrative story episode, it's simply a bonus reading of an epic. For regular episodes l…
 
Bryan is joined by The Ringer's Kevin Clark to break down Peyton and Eli Manning's 'Monday Night Football' broadcast. They discuss the chemistry between the brothers, talk through which elements were a hit or miss, and predict how this type of broadcast could impact broadcast television moving forward. Host: Bryan Curtis Guest: Kevin Clark Associat…
 
Today on Middle Grade Mavens, Pamela reviews, "Night Ride Into Danger," by Jackie French, as well as "The Wolf's Howl by A.L. Tait. And Julie reviews, "Treasure In the Lake," by Jason Pamment, who also stops in for an interview!Buy books: Night Ride into Danger by Jackie French | 9781460758939 | BooktopiaThe Wolf's Howl, A Maven & Reeve Mystery Boo…
 
Bryan and David recap Week 1 NFL media reactions and address the self-aware overreactions (5:23). Then they answer more Listener Mail and discuss newscaster pronunciations (22:10), overused headlines (25:06), and the transition to digital edition covers in journalism (33:21). Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses…
 
The Guilty Feminist presented by Deborah Frances-White and Shaparak Khorsandi Episode 271: Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable with special guests Nova Reid and Robin DiAngelo and music from Bumi Thomas Recorded 31 August via Zoom. Released 13 September 2021. The Guilty Feminist theme by Mark Hodge and produced by Nick Sheldon. More about …
 
It’s been in the intro of the Spa Marketing Made Easy podcast since it’s debut in 2018, and it’s my central mission here at Addo Aesthetics: to help aestheticians and spa owners build a life and business they love. Someone who embodies that notion to a tee is my friend, JoElle Lee, who in the last 17 months has built an extraordinary online-based b…
 
Bryan and David answer your Listener Mail and talk through the piece “The Dying Art of the Hatchet Job” (0:35), touch on former president Trump providing an alternate audio feed for the Holyfield-Belfort fight (40:12), and discuss the news that Rachel Bonnetta will join the NFL Network and focus on legalized sports betting content (43:29). Plus, th…
 
Liv speaks with Danielle LaRose, actor and playwright, about her newest work: The Amazonomachy, a play retelling the myths of the Amazons (plus they talk Amazons generally, along with other fun things!). Learn more about Tiger's Hearts Collective here. For more information about Achilles & Patroclus check out the Seattle Opera. CW/TW: far too many …
 
This week’s guest back in 2005 was a very unhappy person, severely depressed to the point where he couldn’t even get out of bed. He was suffering from chronic anxiety and was just totally lost. 6 months later however…he was unrecognisable as a person, enthusiastic about life, positive, excited and above all happy. Cody Butler is now the founder of …
 
Some believe Eurpides' play ends with Iphigenia walking to her sacrifice, but there's an epilogue that may or may not have been written by the tragedian. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing. Sources: I…
 
HAPPINESS RESEARCH, straight up. What is happiness? How do our circumstances affect happiness? Why is the word “gratitude” kinda cringey? What can we do to feel better? Should we feel guilty for feeling happy? When is positivity “toxic?” Yale cognitive scientist, Eudemonologist, and host of The Happiness Lab podcast Dr. Laurie Santos chats about ho…
 
The American Royal World Series of BBQ is just one week away and we have a preview on Episode 130 of the Tailgate Guys BBQ Show Podcast. Kicking things off is the reigning Royal Open Grand Champions, Fred Robles of Rio Valley Meats. Fred tells us what winning the major meant to him and how things are going in the inaugural year of the Texas-based C…
 
S6 E63: In this episode, meet Editor-in-Chief of Highlights Magazine Christine French Cully, founder of PrepMatters Ned Johnson, and disability activist, podcast host, and public speaker Emily Ladau. Hear Christine French Cully reflect on the ways Highlights has brought joy and comfort to children (for 75 years and counting!), Ned Johnson on langua…
 
S6 E64: In this episode, meet national security reporter Spencer Ackerman, journalist Carla Power, and investment banker and professor Jonathan Knee. Go behind the mic to hear what is was like for these seasoned writers to record their latest books on audio: Spencer Ackerman on what engaging in endless war has done to America, Carla Power on the co…
 
The Greeks weren't able to sail for Troy but for the sacrifice of Agamemnon's eldest daughter, Iphigenia. Part three of Euripides's tragedy retelling Iphigenia's fate. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thi…
 
The Guilty Feminist presented by Deborah Frances-White and Kemah Bob Episode 270: Shedinburgh with special guests from the audience Recorded 24 July at the Soho Theatre in London. Released 6 September 2021. The Guilty Feminist theme by Mark Hodge and produced by Nick Sheldon. More about Deborah Frances-White http://deborahfrances-white.com https://…
 
With a title like “$5K in 7 days,” how could you not be intrigued?! Well, in addition to that metric being a smashing success, what makes me love this story of how Emilie created a great cash infusion into her business is that she worked through it in true CEO fashion: she got her mind right, devised a strategic plan, executed, and evaluated. No wi…
 
Sorry Week 10 in Lockdown for me in Melbourne and things just have been delayed this week. This week I have Kylie who left with 3 kids and a handful of suitcases and not much else after a DV situation. 4 years on she has got a great job and bought her first home and a new car Here is her journey and what she wants to say to anyone else in her situa…
 
Liv speaks with Joe Goodkin, the modern Homeric Bard, about his work's Joe's Odyssey and the Blues of Achilles. They chat Homeric epics and the field of Classics. Follow Joe on Twitter here, and visit the websites mentioned: Joe's Odyssey, the Blues of Achilles, and JoeGoodkin.com. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction…
 
Twenty years have passed since 9/11. Writers Tom Junod and James B. Stewart stop by to remember and reflect on the events of that day. Bryan talks with Stewart to discuss his 2002 New Yorker piece, "The Real Heroes Are Dead," which follows Rick Rescorla—former soldier, officer, security specialist, and hero who helped save thousands of lives on 9/1…
 
Ticket available now for The Guilty Feminist at The London Podcast Festival - Saturday 4 September at 7:00pm LIVE SHOW: https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/the-guilty-feminist-0409/ WATCH FROM HOME: https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/online-the-guilty-feminist-0409/ https://guiltyfeminist.com/live-shows/ See acast.com/privacy for…
 
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