Best history podcasts we could find (Updated July 2017)
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Revisionist History
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Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Panoply Media. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
 
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History Extra podcast
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The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
 
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The British History Podcast
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The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won’t find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you’ll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the histories of England, Scotland, and Wales.
 
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Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
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In "Hardcore History" journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This isn't academic history (and Carlin isn't a historian) but the podcast's unique blend of high drama, masterful narration and Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions ...
 
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Unbuttoned History
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Informative, casual, and a little bit sexy, Unbuttoned History is the raucous history podcast for people who want to learn a bit about yesteryear, but with silly voices and swearing. Hosts Mike, a second Mike and Caleb guide you through time immemorial and play a few ridiculous games along the way.
 
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The History Hour
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An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
 
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The History of England
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A regular podcast telling the story of England with warmth and wit and enthusiasm. The story of the great names and the events that made England the mosaic it is today; the daily lives of the people who made it so. We take a chronological approach, from the cataclysmic end of Roman Britain, all the way through to the present day – when we get there! Along the way we follow the major highways of history, and some of the side roads too – what it was like to live in the Middle Ages, why the dif ...
 
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The History of China
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An audio journey through the 5000 year history of one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations.
 
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Stuff You Missed in History Class
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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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History of Japan
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A weekly podcast on Japanese history, covering everything from prehistory to the modern era. Additional information available at the podcast blog, at www.historyofjapan.wordpress.com
 
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Reflecting History
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Reflecting History is a history podcast that explores the triumphs and tragedies of the human experience.
 
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History on Fire
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Where history and epic collide--"History on Fire" is a podcast by author and university professor Daniele Bolelli.
 
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Irish History Podcast
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The Irish history podcast brings the listener on a journey through Irish history starting in the 9th century when high kings battled for control of Ireland. This podcast is not just dates but an enthralling journey deep into Irelands past looking at daily life when violence was common and life was short. If you’ve been puzzled how people survived before email, phones, cars or even proper roads the Irish history podcast is for you! The series tracks Irish history and archaeology trying to und ...
 
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Nerdonomy: Nerds on History
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History is full amazing stories. Join hosts Bryan Moriarty, Eric Bricmont, and Sarah Ashley as they explore the most inspirational, terrifying and hilarious events in history. Everything from the creation of the universe to the invention of Cheese in a Can and everything in between. Learn something new weekly by subscribing to the Nerd’s on History podcast.
 
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Dan Snow's HISTORY HIT
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History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.Join the conversation on twitter: @HistoryHitProducer: Dan Morelle
 
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Lectures in History
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Join students in college classrooms to hear lectures on topics ranging from the American Revolution to 9-11.
 
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The China History Podcast
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Laszlo Montgomery presents easy-to-digest stories, events and people from China’s most ancient times up to our present day.
 
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The History of Byzantium
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A podcast telling the story of the Roman (Byzantine) Empire from 476 AD to 1453. www.thehistoryofbyzantium.com
 
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The History Chicks
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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour. Go.
 
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In Our Time: History
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Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
 
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The History of Rome
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A weekly podcast tracing the rise, decline and fall of the Roman Empire.
 
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History Honeys
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A podcast where a married couple teaches each other about cool stuff in the past.
 
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New Books in History
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Interviews with Historians about their New Books
 
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Spirited History
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A weekly podcast that explores rich historic locations throughout the US that are kept alive by the communities that love them. We feature the sites history and some of the spirits that are reported to linger.Please Email us at spiritedhistory@gmail.com If you have a site you would like us to highlight on our show drop us a line!
 
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History of the Crusades
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Over 900 years ago, thousands of Christians invaded the Middle East, intent on taking the Holy Land from the Muslims. The following 200 years were marked by a series of military campaigns known as the Crusades.Join us to follow the history of the Crusades from 1095 onwards. Castles, battles, religious clashes, Richard the Lionheart, the Assassins, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Saladin, the Knights Templar - all will feature as we examine one of the most interesting periods in history.
 
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Internet History Podcast
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A History of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad
 
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History of the Papacy Podcast
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This show will detail the biographies and interesting facts of the Papacy of Rome. It will start in the beginning, but will not go straight through. There will be many side tracks and detours along the way. We will investigate the backstreets of the Papacy where the tour normally doesn't go.
 
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Ottoman History Podcast
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Podcast by Ottoman History Podcast
 
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History of the Christian Church
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History of the Christian Church
 
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Islamic History Podcast
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My name is Abu Ibrahim Ismail and I'm an Islamic history nerd who goes deep into some of history's most entertaining and amazing stories as it relates to Islam and Muslims. You're going to hear Islamic history like you've never heard it before. From Prophet Noah to Queen Bilqis. From the Ottoman Empire to the Islamic Caliphate. If it's about Muslims and it happened in the past, Inshallah, you're going to get it here.
 
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Our Fake History
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Historical Myths Relished and Ruined!
 
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History According to Bob
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Professor Bob tells the fascinating stories of history's people, places, and cultures.
 
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15 Minute History
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A podcast for educators, students, and history buffs
 
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American History Untucked
Monthly
 
American History Untucked is a podcast conversation with American Historians, hosted by Dr. David Silkenat
 
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Russian Rulers History Podcast
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First we follow the Russian rulers from Rurik to Putin then take to recounting all aspects of Russian history.
 
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The History of English Podcast
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The Spoken History of a Global Language
 
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Lectures in Intellectual History
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Recordings from the popular public lecture series on intellectual history in all its forms and across all ages. From 2014 held at the University of St Andrews, and between 2010 and 2013 held at the University of Sussex.
 
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The Maritime History Podcast
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The Maritime History Podcast is a chronological look at maritime history and its numerous facets. Beginning with ancient history, the podcast looks at trade, exploration, boat and ship-building, economics, and the relationship between the ocean and the development of society and culture throughout history. Learn more about the podcast at http://maritimehistorypodcast.com.
 
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My History Can Beat Up Your Politics
 
Today's political debates, particularly on cable news, talk radio and blog comments can be limiting. In this podcast, Bruce Carlson applies as much history as possible to the politics of today.
 
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The History of Egypt Podcast
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The History of Egypt, as the ancients described it. A tale of people, places, pharaohs and gods, told in their own words.
 
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Great Battles of History
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This podcast is about interesting battles throughout history.
 
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the End of History
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a podcast and website focusing on honest, intelligent faith in a generation of rising darkness
 
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Today in Canadian History
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Each episode of Today in Canadian History contains an interview with a Canadian professor, journalist, author, or “everyday” historian and focuses on a unique event or moment that took place on that day in Canadian history. Today in Canadian History presents Canada’s past in a unique and accessible manner. The series is designed to be a first step to learning more about our past. We would like to remind Canadians not just about what makes our country great, but what makes it complicated, bea ...
 
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History Author Show
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We’ve all been transported into the past by a special book, place or person. On the History Author Show, host Dean Karayanis and a team of correspondents bring you the people who build the time machines.
 
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The History Network
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The military history podcast specialists, looking at all aspects of war through the ages.
 
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History Today Podcast
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A conversation about the world of history, featuring interviews with key historians and authors and discussions about historical themes and ideas.
 
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Geek History Lesson
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Enter your mind university! Jason Inman & Ashley Victoria Robinson will educate you about a different character of pop culture each week. Geek out, laugh and learn!
 
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History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps
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Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps". www.historyofphilosophy.net
 
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New Books in History
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Interviews with Authors about their New Books
 
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The History Chicks
Monthly
 
Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour. Go.
 
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Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview. When we think of the space age, most of us think about the moon landing and NASA, but the history of space exploration actually dates back to the 18th century. From the transit of Venus in 1769 and George Ellery Hale's telescopes in the 1800s, to the Space Race of the Cold War and Elon ...…
 
Wichita, like many other U.S. cities during the early-to-mid twentieth century, placed restrictions on how African Americans could use municipal swimming pools. According to numerous local blacks who lived during this era, the pool at Riverside Park was especially notorious in this regard. The fortunes of local African American swimmers improve ...…
 
The all-time great head football coaches have used a multi-disciplinarian approach to the game.I argue that if you want to be an effective head coach over a long term successful program you better be involved in every aspect of that program. The great ones have done it that way, and the singleminded ones have repeatedly been fired.Bill Walsh wa ...…
 
Helen Castor takes the hot seat for the programme which shows why history matters.Today, testimony about coming out before the decriminalisation of homosexuality in 1967 and what we know about the lives of gay people in Victoria's Britain.Iszi Lawrence discovers that the 'gig' economy was widespread in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. A ...…
 
Main Thing Radio Podcast
 
JVO has your Loop Rock History for 7/25/17
 
With the trade deadline looming, Justin Verlander may have pitched his final game at Comerica Park as a Tiger
 
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St. Louis Cardinals Podcast
 
The late Ken Boyer was the '64 NL MVP and hit one of the most dramatic homers in World Series history. His son David joins the show.
 
In this episode, Richard Lummis and I explore leadership lessons from Toussaint Louverture, who held the only successful slave revolt in the Western Hemisphere. Our remarks are based on the recent biography of him entitled, Toussaint Louverture by Phillipe Gerrard. While not an obvious character for study in a business leadership podcast, Louve ...…
 
We're used to this by now. Every so often, Neymar is linked with an exit from Barcelona. Normally, such speculation is purely a tactic to earn a new contract. This time, however, there seems to be genuine weight in the suggestions.Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to activate the Brazilian's release clause, which would make him the most expensiv ...…
 
Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview. When we think of the space age, most of us think about the moon landing and NASA, but the history of space exploration actually dates back to the 18th century. From the transit of Venus in 1769 and George Ellery Hale's telescopes in the 1800s, to the Space Race of the Cold War and Elon ...…
 
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Colombia Calling - Living and Working in Colombia
 
This week we welcome back former interviewee Dave Procter to tell us all about the second edition of the Legend of El Dorado mountain bike race here in Colombia. Starting and finishing in the town of Manizales, this race has something for all starndards of mountain biking and we are pleased to be able to promote an initiative of this quality. L ...…
 
Headphones bleeding, Mace Windu in your Finder, safe-word followup, and a tour through our coffee-drinking history and current brewing setups. Discuss on our subreddit Kyle’s Default Finder Image Flickr iOS app 500px Morning Show on YouTube Goodstuff YouTube channel Craft Coffee: Use my code ‘475-3le’ for a sweet discount! Aeropress Support us ...…
 
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Daily News Roundup
 
July 25, 2017Mostly cloudy and humid with highs in the lower 70s.ATLANTIC CITY SOON TO BE LESS OF A GAMBLE AS TWO MAJOR PROJECTS PLAN OPENINGSIs Atlantic City poised for a comeback? Two major new developments have begun construction, investor interest is on the rise, and the economy is slowly diversifying. Jersey Digs says many are cautiously o ...…
 
Episode 327 with contributions by Zeynep Çelik, Leyla Amzi-Erdoğdular, Özde Çeliktemel-Thomen, Mehmet Kentel, Michael Talbot, Murat Yıldız, Burçak Özlüdil Altın, Seçil Yılmaz, Burçin Çakır, Zeinab Azerbadegan, Dotan Halevy, Chris Gratien, and Michael Ferguson Download the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloud Visual sources such as pho ...…
 
E327 | Visual sources such as photographs, maps, and miniatures often serve as accompaniment or adornment within works of Ottoman history. In this episode, we feature new work that interrogates methods of analyzing and employing visual sources for Ottoman history that go beyond the practice of "image as decoration." Following a conversation wit ...…
 
It’s been eight years since the federal minimum wage was last raised on July 24, 2009. At the time, the United States was in the depths of the Great Recession, and the major concern for policymakers wasn’t wages but an unemployment rate heading towards 10%. Over the past eight years, the economy has rebounded with the longest streak of job grow ...…
 
Democracy Now! 2017-07-25 Tuesday Headlines for July 25, 2017 Death of 10 Migrants in San Antonio Spotlights Humanitarian Crisis Unfolding on U.S.-Mexico Border Sonia Nazario: The Tragedy in San Antonio is "Predictable Outcome" of Trump’s Immigration Crackdown The Rebellions That Changed U.S. History: Looking Back at the 1967 Newark & Detroit U ...…
 
In A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived, Adam Rutherford tells the story of you and how you came to be. In every one of our genomes we carry the history of our species – births, deaths, disease, war, famine, migration and a lot of sex – so this is also our collective story. In a captivating journey through the expanding landscape of genet ...…
 
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The Public Square - Two Minute Daily
 
When you think of the name Sam Adams what do you think of? Tune in today for a moment in history right here on The Public Square®. Topic: Rediscovering American History The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd thepublicsquare.com Air Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017
 
Democracy Now! 2017-07-25 Tuesday Headlines for July 25, 2017 Death of 10 Migrants in San Antonio Spotlights Humanitarian Crisis Unfolding on U.S.-Mexico Border Sonia Nazario: The Tragedy in San Antonio is "Predictable Outcome" of Trump’s Immigration Crackdown The Rebellions That Changed U.S. History: Looking Back at the 1967 Newark & Detroit U ...…
 
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Irreverent History of Ulster, Ireland, and beyond
 
This is the story of Niall of the Nine hostages, arguably the greatest ever Ulsterman. Empire builder, warlord, hero, villain and one of the most fecund men in history, yet you may never have heard of him. Listen to his tale here.
 
Great Moments in Michigan Basketball History
 
This installment includes some author notes reflecting on the once a week, almost year long podcast of my book, Constant Procession which is a personal memoir about the history of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world. There are fifty contiguous installments that run around 7 minutes in length each and read by me, Nikos Steves. To ...…
 
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Matt & Andrew Vs Society - thesaucelounge.com
 
Grab a towel because it's gonna be a hot one as the march to 200 culminates with an episode filled with activities. Matt went places, did things, and the Chiraq Prophet returns with a rewind from a big moment in MAVS history! Use iTunes to do stuff, ignore Stitcher. Seriously, pretend that Stitcher doesn't exist.…
 
(An excerpt from “The Strangest Secret Library” – available on Amazon.) The Mirror Technique for Releasing the Subconscious The toughest problem that confronts most people is a lack of money. While I have heard of people finding bundles of $1,000 bills by using this Mind Stuff, I think that money comes as a result of combining Mind Stuff and en ...…
 
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The New York Public Library Podcast
 
Best-selling novelist Min Jin Lee on her latest book, the ups and downs of her career, the history of Koreans in Japan, and the treatment of Asians in America.
 
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The New York Public Library Podcast
 
Best-selling novelist Min Jin Lee on her latest book, the ups and downs of her career, the history of Koreans in Japan, and the treatment of Asians in America.
 
This week, guest host Marine from the YouTube Channel ‘A Privileged Vegan’, fills in for Nichole to discuss the history and present day criticisms of Pride with Callie. In This Episode This week, Callie and guest host Marine discuss Pride! We start by giving a little background on the Stonewall riots, and then move into a few of the major criti ...…
 
So tonights episode was on Stolen Valor. I describe the history of it and why it’s important. The biggest take I can always tell people is this: Don’t Do it. Just because Vets do it doesn’t give you or anyone the right to do it. We (the vets) have earned[...] The post Episode #3 – Stolen Valor appeared first on Chat N Shat.…
 
So tonights episode was on Stolen Valor. I describe the history of it and why it’s important. The biggest take I can always tell people is this: Don’t Do it. Just because Vets do it doesn’t give you or anyone the right to do it. We (the vets) have earned[...] The post Episode #3 – Stolen Valor appeared first on Chat N Shat.…
 
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Turners Hill Free Church Sermon Podcast
 
The Wheat And The Tares – Matthew 13:24-30 & 36-43 The parable of the wheat and the tares: If God’s Kingdom is in our midst and Jesus is enthroned as King then why does evil exist and even increase? The Kingdom of God was not what the Jewish people expected from the Messiah. If the Kingdom of God has started already and Jesus is the Messiah-Kin ...…
 
Back in February 2015 we listed the biggest biggest scams, shams and hoaxes throughout history. Headaches, religion, caffeine, Magic Johnson, voting, traffic laws, and of course Helen KellerBy info@podcastone.com.
 
Back in February 2015 we listed the biggest biggest scams, shams and hoaxes throughout history. Headaches, religion, caffeine, Magic Johnson, voting, traffic laws, and of course Helen KellerBy info@podcastone.com.
 
Back in February 2015 we listed the biggest biggest scams, shams and hoaxes throughout history. Headaches, religion, caffeine, Magic Johnson, voting, traffic laws, and of course Helen KellerBy info@podcastone.com.
 
Back in February 2015 we listed the biggest biggest scams, shams and hoaxes throughout history. Headaches, religion, caffeine, Magic Johnson, voting, traffic laws, and of course Helen KellerBy info@podcastone.com.
 
In this week’s episode we talk to Nicole Jensen, owner and Chief Experience Officer at the Austin Tour Company. From just helping friends and loved ones with their own events, to now doing large scaled outings and experiences for locals and tourists, Nicole certainly knows how to create a fun and fulfilling time for others. She shares some of t ...…
 
Published on 09 Dec 2016. Edward Conard is the author of the New York Times top-ten bestselling book, Unintended Consequences: Why Everything You’ve Been Told About the Economy Is Wrong (2012), and his recent book The Upside of Inequality: How Good Intentions Undermine the Middle Class which reached #7 on the New York Times Bestsellers list and ...…
 
Lucy Cavendish joins us to share the vast and fascinating history of Witches and Wizards. She reveals the real-life stories of the most notorious and powerful occult personalities of all time including amazing stories behind the legends: from King Arthur's Merlin to the infamous Aleister Crowley, right through to the modern icons of Witchcraft. ...…
 
This week we dive into the world of female athletes, the differences between women’s professional sports and men’s professional sports, Serena Williams in all her glory, Jeff Goldblum’s workout gear, and a GQ photoshoot gets a badass gender-swap. Here are some of the things we reference in this episode: The Top 50 Hottest Female Athletes of 201 ...…
 
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DISRUPT with Mpumi Nhlapo - powered by T-Systems
 
CliffCentral.com — A buzzword, part of a revolutionary chapter in history and, supposedly, a ‘must have’. But what does IoT really mean for business? How can it create a different opportunity landscape for Africa? DISRUPT with Mpumi Nhlapo - powered by T-Systems - chats to the CEO of IoT.NXT, a company that has been recognised as an innovator i ...…
 
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History is Weird
 
Did you know about the brig filled with Australian convicts that tried to get into Japan during it's 200 year isolation? Did you know about Japan's 200 year isolation in the first place? Did you know that samurai like thin pillows and that the first Japanese embassy trip to the United States had it's own Justin Bieber-esque heartthrob on board? ...…
 
Well, according to the French President, it’s no use pouring money into Africa because Africans have too many babies. Yes, he really said that.Since his election in May, French President Emmanuel Macron has enjoyed the political equivalent of rock-star status. In June, the cover of the Economist depicted Macron walking on water with the caption ...…
 
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Over The Kill
 
Finally, a movie about the thing that Over the Kill is about... kind of! Bruce Willis leads a star-studded cast of AARP-eligible actors on a mission to prove that they're not too old to headline a big-budget blockbuster. Pete samples his Bruce Willis fan fiction, Dan gives a brief history of Judge Dredd's legal career and Harry shares a story a ...…
 
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Affinity cards, prepaid, payroll, gift cards, rewards cards, what's the difference? Tune in and Polly will break it down for you. As a bonus: you'll hear how a young girl fell in love with credit cards and get a brief history of the card brands.
 
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Mike & Jon's Two-Cent History Lesson on WHMI
 
Originally aired July 25, 2017 on WHMI 93.5FM.
 
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