Best history stories podcasts we could find (Updated February 2018)
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Stories-A History of Appalachia, One Story at a Time
 
A History of Appalachia, One Story at a Time
 
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Bedtime History: Inspirational Stories for Kids
 
Inspirational history stories for you and your children as they drift off to sleep.Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bedtimehistory
 
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The Story Behind | The Extraordinary History of the Ordinary
 
Do you ever wonder about the history of everyday things in your world? Do you like trivia and fun facts? Have you lost hours to Wikipedia rabbit holes? The Story Behind is the show for you! Trivia nerd Emily Prokop explores the origins and cool stories that surround the things, people and places you may never have wondered about before. Warning: Your friends might tire of you starting sentences with, "I learned on a podcast ..."
 
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HUB History - Our Favorite Stories from Boston History
 
The weekly show where two Boston history buffs tell their favorite stories from Boston history.
 
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Over and Back: Stories About NBA History
 
Over and Back tells stories about NBA, ABA & pro basketball history. Hosted by Jason Mann and Rich Kraetsch. Part of The Step Back NBA Podcast Network, powered by Fansided.
 
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Social Currency - History. Stories. Shenanigans.
 
Stories. Everybody loves stories. Oh, you don't? Well, I miscalculated that one. For those who do enjoy a good story, that's what we're here to do. We're storytellers at heart, so we break down interesting moments in history with a side of randomness. It's fun. It's engaging. It'll almost be worth your time. Black tie optional.
 
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American History Stories by Mara L. Pratt
 
A children’s book detailing early American history from the Norsemen to the Revolution, meant for educational use. (Description by the reader)
 
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History and Story of China
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This program, History and Story of China, covers some very good Chinese stories from which you could learn something about the history and culture of China. I hope you like it. I invite you to leave your idea and suggestion here, which means a lot to me. Thanks for listening. 中国历史故事涵盖了许多很棒的中国故事,在欣赏英文故事时,理解中国历史文化。希望你能喜欢 。如果你有什么好的建议和提议,可以在这里评论。谢谢收听。
 
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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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HiFi History | Stories of Today that Connect us to the Past
 
Inspiring stories of today that connect us to the past. How does saving an old taco stand affect a local community? Can sleeping in slave dwellings help reconcile race relations? Are we making history fun for the rising generation? Hear these stories and more as HiFi History explores how saving places and other tangibles and intangibles from the past (aka “historic preservation”) improves your life and your community.
 
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True Stories from History and Biography by HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel
 
In writing this ponderous tome, the author's desire has been to describe the eminent characters and remarkable events of our annals, in such a form and style, that the YOUNG might make acquaintance with them of their own accord. For this purpose, while ostensibly relating the adventures of a Chair, he has endeavored to keep a distinct and unbroken thread of authentic history. The Chair is made to pass from one to another of those personages, of whom he thought it most desirable for the young ...
 
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American History Stories, Volume 1 by PRATT, Mara L.
 
A children's book detailing early American history from the Norsemen to the Revolution, meant for educational use.
 
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Mattachine: A Serialized Story in Gay History
 
Mattachine is a queer history podcast dedicated to overlooked stories from our past, told in a weekly, serialized format. #ResistanceHistory
 
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The History of Judaism: The History and Story of the Jews
 
Jewish Educator, Tour Guide, Story teller and all round fun guy!
 
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Green and White: Stories from Afghan Politics and History
 
Learn about the history of Afghanistan since the US invasion of 2001. It's Game of Thrones with Kalashnikovs.
 
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the memory palace
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the memory palace
 
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Undone
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When big news happens, the world tunes in and then moves on. But often the stories we thought were over haven’t really ended; they were the beginning of something else. Undone is a new show from Gimlet Media that digs up the surprising things that happened when we weren’t looking.
 
안선생의 Story of History
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POJ 방송국 산하의 역사 예능 프로그램. POJ의 최고 인기방송.
 
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American Experience | PBS
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American Experience, television's most-watched history series, brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form our nation. Get stories to go in this podcast, or tune in to PBS Monday nights. American Experience is produced by WGBH Boston.
 
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All History Stories
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This is the set of history stories from the West Macs. From early settlers to the first tourist camp, these stories show how tough life could be in Central Australia.
 
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Myanmar Oral History Project - life stories
 
Oral histories of Myanmar - life stories; some starting as far back as the late 1920’s
 
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Lore
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Our fears have roots. Lore exposes the darker side of history, exploring the creatures, people, and places of our wildest nightmares. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
 
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Legacy—Great Stories from Church and Family History
 
Legacy, created in cooperation with the Family History and Church History Departments, highlights some of the remarkable history of the Church and shares incredible stories of members' faith, perseverance, hope, and inspiration.
 
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History For Your Story
Weekly
 
History For Your Story is a resource for writers. This Podcast uses historical events, people and items to inspire new fictional worlds and characters.
 
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Based on a True Story
Weekly
 
We've all seen the movies that claim to be 'based on a true story', but have you ever wondered how historically accurate they are? That's what we'll aim to find out as we compare Hollywood with history. New episodes every Monday, just in time for your morning commute.
 
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Singing Bones
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Singing Bones is a podcast that looks at the origin of fairy tales, the bare bones of stories. Follow the your favourite tales from their beginnings, discover new tales you've never heard, and re-discover stories you thought you knew.
 
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Throwbacks: Stories from Pro Football History
 
The National Football Post, in association with the Pro Football Researchers Association bring you stories from Pro Football's past re-told in an engaging audio-documentary style.
 
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Dizzy Radio Live – Dizzy Radio
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A Podcast about People
 
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Money – a (Hi)story
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Money makes the world go round - This has been found true since money was invented. We will tell the stories - about daring merchants, cautious financiers and princes who have bought their reign.
 
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1001 Stories For The Road
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Storytelling at its best! History, biographies, interviews, short stories, and top-ranked episodes from our vaults at 1001. Enjoy the top-ranked episodes From the creators of 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries and 1001 Classic Short stories & Tales Podcasts.
 
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Storied History Podcast
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Podcast by Storied History
 
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Something True
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Something True brings you incredible and bizarre true stories from the footnotes of history. A dog in the United States Cabinet? A leading rocket scientist who quit his job to make a moonchild? Virginia Woolf donning blackface to prank a navy? They're all true. They're all Something True.
 
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American Experience | PBS
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American Experience, television's most-watched history series, brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form our nation. Get stories to go in this podcast, or tune in to PBS Monday nights. American Experience is produced by WGBH Boston.
 
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Story Archaeology
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Story Archaeology combines the breadth of knowledge and skills of the storyteller with academic exploration of ancient texts. We focus on the Irish tradition, peeling back the layers of modern folklore to unearth the potsherds and treasuries of our heritage. On storyarchaeology.com, you will find regular podcasts and articles about Irish Mythology by the Story Archaeologists; Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody.
 
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The Tales of Sage and Savant - Steampunk/Science Fiction Audio Drama
 
A Steampunk Audio Drama: A laboratory accident sends Dr Sage and Professor Savant’s minds through space and time to reanimate dead bodies. Join them as they explore past, present and future.
 
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Audiobooks by The Storyteller
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A mixture of short and long audiobooks written and told by Adam James. The first audiobook is a Sci-fi/Fantasy adventure called Orona. My stories include music and sound effects. Visit my Patreon page http://patreon.com/adamjames for more info. If you have any questions or comments please contact at adamjamesbooks @ gmail.com. My dream is to turn my stories into a TV series or movies. With your help, we can make that happen. Enjoy the free audiobooks, and thanks for subscribing and writing a ...
 
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Bedside Rounds
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Bedside Rounds is a tiny podcast about fascinating stories in clinical medicine. We discuss the weird, wonderful, and human stories that have affected patients and their doctors throughout history and today.
 
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The Disney Story Origins Podcast
 
The Original stories, fairytales, and legends that inspire the Disney films.
 
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The Moonlit Road Podcast
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Ghost stories, folktales, myths and legends from the dark backroads of the American South, told by the region's best storytellers. Original short stories and classic campfire tales. Website: http://themoonlitroad.com
 
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Archaeology Channel - Audio News from Archaeologica
 
The archaeology news of the week in audio, brought to you by The Archaeology Channel, compiled and written by Michelle Hilling of Archaeologica.org and read by Laura Pettigrew. The Audio News from Archaeologica is compiled from Archaeologica.org's daily news updates.
 
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San Francisco History Podcast – Sparkletack
 
San Francisco history stories
 
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The Thistle: History and Stories from Edinborough Press
 
Edinborough Press publishes history books that tell a good story. On our podcasts, we feature author interviews and dramatic readings from our books. You'll also hear excerpts from our oral history archives. Occasionally, we'll share news about upcoming books and events and offer a few opinions about the work of local history.
 
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Trailblazers with Walter Isaacson
 
We tell the unexpected stories of digital disruption. Listen in as Walter Isaacson, digital revolution expert, explores the unknown drama behind some of the world’s biggest digital disruptions, the daring trailblazers willing to think differently, and the lessons learned along the way. Brought to you by Dell Technologies.
 
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Scary Stories from Camp Roanoke
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(because they never would have been hired), Katy Wiggins and Morgan Drisko scaring themselves by lantern light in the shabby cabins of the cursed Camp Roanoke with true scary stories
 
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What's Ray Saying?
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Raymond Christian's storytelling is born out of his own life experiences: inner city poverty, race relations, military, family, travel, and adventure.
 
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Disasters from History
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Disasters from History is a narrative podcast which tells the fascinating stories of historical events that have gone horribly wrong. Listen along as I share the lesser-known stories behind the most catastrophic events in history and discuss their historical impacts. The stories you will hear range from heart-wrenching tales of great tradgedies, to stories of seemingly harmless events that ended disastrously. Whether you consider yourself a history buff or not, I urge you to lend me your ear ...
 
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Stories From The Eastern West
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Heard of how The Rolling Stones played for the Communist Party? The bear who fought in WWII? Or the man who single-handedly created an entire language? Each episode of our narrative podcast tells incredible stories that all have one thing in common: the Eastern West. Revealing hidden history from Central and Eastern Europe, our audio documentary series uses in-depth interviews, rich sound design and original music to bring each of these stories to life. And most importantly, we bring them cl ...
 
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Strange Ireland
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Welcome to the Strange Ireland Podcast! Sit down and have a glass while we regale you with tales of mystery and history. Forgotten explorers, ghost-hunters, Gothic writers, lost cities - all things Irish and strange are liable to turn up in our stories. There are things in Irish history that are best left forgotten - and we're about to uncover them all.
 
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Research at the National Archives and Beyond!
 
Welcome to Research at the National Archives and Beyond! This show will provide individuals interested in genealogy and history an opportunity to listen, learn and take action.You can join me every Thursday at 9 pm Eastern, 8 pm Central, 7pm Mountain and 6 pm Pacific where I will have a wonderful line up of experts who will share resources, stories and answer your burning genealogy questions. All of my guests share a deep passion and knowledge of genealogy and history.My goal is to reach ind ...
 
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Smithsonian Channel Presents Black History Month
 
Honoring the achievements. Remembering the struggle.
 
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"First Comes Love, Then Comes Chemo" Vogue.com's Julia Felsenthal on confronting Hodgkins Lymphoma and your romantic history at the same time. You can find Julia on Twitter at https://twitter.com/JulFels and you can read her essay at https://www.vogue.com/article/love-stories-cancer
 
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Onward Nation with Stephen Woessner | Interviews with today’s top business owners | Careers
 
Good Morning Onward Nation...I’m Stephen Woessner and welcome to today’s solocast. As part of my role as host of Onward Nation...and as CEO of Predictive ROI...I am blessed with this amazing opportunity to meet, talk with, and really get to know business owners as well as the critical skills and strategies they have applied to be successful and ...…
 
We are joined by the Emmy Award winning filmmaker, Stanley Nelson, whose latest documentary chronicles the history of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The HBCU tradition in the United States was born out of necessity, animated after the Civil War by the conviction that education would be the foundation upon which the success of Fre ...…
 
Countless stories are contained within the theme chosen for 2018's Black History Month observance, "African Americans in Times of War." From the famed Tuskegee Airmen to the disproportionately large number of African-American men who fought in Vietnam, African-Americans have been part of America's military history since the very beginning. On t ...…
 
Paul Young joins us to chat about his life experience and gives us some insight for what inspired the writing of "The Shack" and his other great books. http://wmpaulyoung.com/ “I thought the way I grew up was ‘normal’ but I think most would probably agree that my history and journey have been a bit unusual.” We live in a world where ‘normal’ do ...…
 
Seems like a simple question, but not the way Leid Stories asks it of listeners on today’s program.
 
As "Atlantic" Senior Editor DEREK THOMPSON writes in HIT MAKERS: How to Succeed in an Age of Distraction - if you think a mega-hit movie, song, or app came out of nowhere to become a word-of-mouth success in today’s crowded media environment, you’re missing the real story. Applying cutting edge science to stories of hits across the decades, inc ...…
 
Democracy in Chains: The Origins of Today's Radical Right and the Crisis of American DemocracyAuthor of the National Book Award finalist "Democracy In Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plans for America," Nancy MacLean will present an introduction to her thesis in this special All Souls Lifelines Program. Booklist calls "D ...…
 
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Business Playmakers
 
Business Playmakers is honored to bring you an amazing episode featuring the President of The Malcolm Bryant Corporation, Madison Silvert. The Madison story, as mentioned in the podcast, is one that is devoted to his home town, Owensboro Kentucky. Madison attended Centre College where he fell in love with economics, and because of the history o ...…
 
LAST NIGHT’S SCOREBOARD Winter Olympics 2018 Results: Jamie Anderson Wins Slopestyle Gold Chris Mazdzer Slides Into History as First US Man to Medal in Singles Luge Olympic Figure Skating: Canada Wins Team Gold; US Grabs Bronze Knicks get Emmanuel Mudiay; Devin Harris heads to Nuggets
 
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WPC Sermons
 
WPC Community,This Sunday we are wrapping up our Core Values Sermon Series by exploringwhat it means to be a Gift-Evoking Church. We'll be in Ezekiel 37:1-14and 1 Corinthians 12:4-12 and will be talking about the reality that a churchis most alive when everyone in the community has a place to serve andis invited to use their gifts.Over the last ...…
 
Colleen and Philippa celebrate all things love with their Valentine’s Day/week special by looking at their first VD, Syphilis. And if you thought the syphilitic days of yore were behind us you’re in for a shock. Syphilis is nearly is as old as the hills and just as resilient and it’s mainly our own fault. Learn about the history, its symptoms, ...…
 
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The Sci-Fi Shenanigans Podcast
 
Show Notes: Sci-Fi Shenanigans Twitter: https://twitter.com/SFS_ShowSci-Fi Shenanigans Website: http://www.sfshenanigans.com/Keystroke Medium Website: http://www.keystrokemedium.com/Keystroke Medium Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Keystrokemedium/Keystroke Medium on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf7wZVUSLvF8AnmzsHOCX ...…
 
Today we’ve got the latest stories around HomePod’s official launch, plus weekend Apple deals from 9to5Toys. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of 9to5Mac Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe t ...…
 
The man who introduced Alexander Hamilton to a new generation is at it again. After Hamilton, he wrote about George Washington and now he’s taken on the story of another American icon: Ulysses S Grant. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we return to history class and learn about the Civil War hero and 18th President of the United States. https ...…
 
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The Jason & Scot Show - E-Commerce And Retail News
 
EP116 - Industry News, Geek Week SuperBowl News Ad Coverage Amazon won the Superbowl Nike Launched a new sneaker direct to consumer. Nike’s SNKRS site for new releases (who’s name I couldn’t remember during the recording, sorry Kevin). Amazon News SpaceX successfully launched it’s first Falcon heavy rocket, and recovered two of the boosters. Th ...…
 
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The Drive with Big Al and D-Mac
 
DMac touches on the Avs, noting that Colorado is currently one point behind the Wild for the final playoff spot in the West, and the guys compare McDaniels’ situation to jobs in real-life. DMac asks Chad about his history with verbal contracts & if he would go back on his word in Seattle to keep playing with the Steelers. Columnist Bob Kravitz ...…
 
Join us this month as we discuss Mary Shelley's seminal sci-fi/horror novel, Frankenstein. Overview It was one fateful summer night in the year of 1816 that young Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin found herself near Lake Geneva in the company of fellow romantic authors Lord Byron and her future husband Percy Shelley. Due to the unpleasant nature of th ...…
 
In episode four, vaudevillian Elly Squires – aka Clara Cupcakes – joins us to discuss one of her first Discworld books, and the start of the witches series proper: Wyrd Sisters! The sixth Discworld novel, published in 1988, it’s the second book to feature Granny Weatherwax – but the first to introduce her fellow witches, Nanny Ogg and Magrat Ga ...…
 
Dallas Mavericks play-by-play announcer Mark Followill joins the podcast to discuss some Dallas Mavericks history, the greatness of Dirk Nowitzki, and the future with Dennis Smith Jr. 0:00 -- Introductions and the transition stage for the Mavs 5:00 -- Mavs honored Derek Harper by retiring his jersey 9:45 -- Stories of Dick Motto, including a li ...…
 
The February 2, 2018, episode of CounterSpin re-aired a classic interview with the late Robert Parry, first broadcast on November 16, 2007; Steve Rendall interviewed him about his essay “Why We Write.” This is a lightly edited transcript. Play Stop pop out X MP3jPLAYLISTS.MI_7 = [ { name: "1. CounterSpin Robert Parry Interview ", formats: ["mp3 ...…
 
The February 2, 2018, episode of CounterSpin re-aired a classic interview with the late Robert Parry, first broadcast on November 16, 2007; Steve Rendall interviewed him about his essay “Why We Write.” This is a lightly edited transcript. Play Stop pop out X MP3jPLAYLISTS.MI_7 = [ { name: "1. CounterSpin Robert Parry Interview ", formats: ["mp3 ...…
 
The Churchill-themed Blighty Café in London, England, was recently targeted by a handful of student protesters complaining that the café should apologize for glorifying Winston Churchill. The Churchill-themed Blighty Café in London, England, was recently targeted by a handful of student protesters complaining that the café should apologize for ...…
 
Monica McWilliams was one of only two local women who were at the table during negotiations which led to the Good Friday Agreement of 1998. BBC Chief International Correspondent Lyse Doucet visits Belfast to hear her story.
 
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Literary Roadhouse: One Short Story, Once a Week
 
Discussion Notes: Gravel Find this week’s story here: Gravel by Alice Munro. Next week’s story: The Case of the Four and Twenty Blackbirds by Neil Gaiman. Rated: Clean Maya, Gerald, Rammy and Anais cleanse their palettes after last week’s experimental fiction with a classic story from Alice Munro. Dear listener, prepare yourself for a gush fest ...…
 
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Constant Procession
 
A young boy named Herman, an apple and his apparitions with the Virgin Mary in the story of St. Herman Joseph of Cologne, Germany. Constant Procession (based on my book of the same title) is about the history of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary. These podcasts explore key apparitions since she passed on from the world and how the impact of he ...…
 
Cheers to another month full of new content and insight!Our Flip Your Life guest member this week is Clinical Psychologist, Human Leader and Keynote Speaker, Dr. Jeff Van Meter.Jeff started his career as an engineer with about 4 years of field experience before going back to school to pursue clinical psychology. His career shift led him to the ...…
 
There were plenty of intriguing story lines behind Philadelphia’s amazing Super Bowl win. One of them was the Christian faith of so many of those Eagles.In the days leading up to Sunday, Amazon Echo owners that asked Alexa who was going to win the Super Bowl received an unusual response: Alexa acknowledged, after much coughing and clearing of “ ...…
 
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Sermons – St. Brendan's Anglican Church
 
Calling of the Apostles, Domenico Ghirlandaio World Missions Sunday 2018 Matthew 28:16-20 (Gen 12:1-3, Ps 86:8-13, Rev 7:9-17) Rev. Doug Floyd Now the Lord says to Abram, Go. And he goes. He doesn’t have any idea where he is going. He wandered around the far side of nowhere with a blessing. The Lord said that he would bless all families of the ...…
 
Warren Perrin, renowned historian of Acadian culture and a man who has dedicated his life to promoting the accurate history of the Acadians, is our guest on this episode of Discover Lafayette. Author of “Acadian Redemption,” a biography of Beausoleil Broussard, Perrin has worked tirelessly to reinvigorate the Cajun pride movement through his Pe ...…
 
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Podcast: Teaching, Learning, and Everything Else – CAT FooD
 
Download Conversation #66 http://cat.xula.edu/podcast/audio/tlee066.mp3 A conversation with Sue Frantz of Highline Community College on technology for teaching and learning. I have a minor addiction to new technology. But not just any technology. I’m looking for technology (ideally, free) that either makes my job easier or makes it easier for m ...…
 
No shrubberies. No coconuts. And certainly, no watery tarts. But this is still one heck of a King Arthur story. And a satisfying thump they made! What do you expect, though, when you combine the talents of Mira Furlan, Andreas Katsulas, and Jason Carter with the amazing Michael York. You cannot have that many top notch stage actors on a script ...…
 
Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by ECS Head Basketball Coach Terry Tippett. Coach Tippett just recently won his 900th game as a head coach. Listen as he and Dr. Peterson discuss his storied history as a basketball coach, his time at ECS, and what's next for him.
 
Happy Black History Month! For the month of February we will be sharing the stories of black entrepreneurs. This week we sat down with photographer and marketing consultant Lauren Fells of LilyAnnRivers Creative Suite. We discussed the struggles of being an entrepreneur and what made her take the leap from working a 9 to 5 to pursuing her dream ...…
 
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Daddy Unscripted Podcast
 
Episode 42 of the podcast is another of my smaller episodes that doesn’t involve a guest. This episode was born from my desire to further explain the whole point of this podcast. Why does it exist? Why do I keep putting all of this time and energy into it? There is more than this text in the actual podcast episode that accompanies this. But, he ...…
 
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The Jacob Johnston Show: The Jacob Johnston Show
 
On this show, I discuss the issues that are going on in Politics and Current Events. I don't just read the headlines and stories, I provide my thoughts and opinions as well as putting these events into context with the background, history, and data.To be a guest on the show, send an email and short description of what you want to talk about to ...…
 
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