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Each week, I talk to a different guest about the miniatures that have inspired them throughout their life. From the first toy soldier they ever picked up, to their most current projects, and plenty of amazing things in between. This podcast is intended to accompany you as you sit down to hobby yourself, and provide a glimpse into the histories of gamers and painters, new and old. My name is John and I've been running the hobby blog heresyandheroes.com for almost a decade now, and I've met so ...
 
Take the #1 golf instructor in the state of Indiana (Jeff Smith (http://jeffsmithgolfinstruction.com) ) and pair him with an outstanding radio personality and you have the formula for one helluva Golf Talk Radio Show. John Ashton (the show host) has enjoyed success as a morning personality on radio stations from Bangor, Maine to Dallas, Texas. He’s also embarrassed himself on many golf courses in the same locations. John is a hacker, struggling to break 80 (OK, 90) but has a passion and enjo ...
 
This is a podcast to explore the ever present question in sport of "where is my limit and how do I get there?" We’ll share insights from pro athletes, aspiring pros, and coaches across a range of athletic pursuits— all in an attempt to uncover how we unlock our greatest potential as athletes.
 
A fantasy writing advice podcast, hosted by Jed Herne, Rob J. Hayes, Michael R. Fletcher, and Dyrk Ashton. Past guests include: Will Wight, Anthony Ryan, John Gwynne, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Anna Smith Spark, Gareth Hanrahan, Brian Staveley, R. J. Barker, and more. Each episode, we discuss a topic related to writing, editing, publishing, or marketing. With over 30 books published by our hosts - through traditional and self-published routes - you're bound to find new insights. Or at least hear so ...
 
No Spoiler Reviews - Instant reviews with the surprises left in and the spoilers taken out. By subscribing to our podcast, you will be alerted to our instant reaction movie podcasts, where we cover every new release in 5-10minutes or less, and our interview podcasts together with our round table review podcasts.
 
The Nick Margerrison podcast. Former Kerrang! Radio & LBC presenter Nick Margerrison's fortnightly podcast is a continuation of his often eclectic radio career. Building on the legacy of the critically acclaimed first series "The Cult Of Nick" this podcast looks at how topics which were explored back then are now considered to be the bare bones of what is frequently termed 'the intellectual dark web'. A proud Discordian Nick's take is always sincere but never too serious. Contact the show vi ...
 
This is a show for Chamber professionals (Chamber Champions) to learn about ideas so they can better serve their members and community by understanding the role of their influence. Think of it as a weekly show to deliver the kind of ideas that you would get from you your regional, state, or national association conferences.
 
Join us for a lively conversation about changing the game for companies in the supply chain. If you hate a nap-inducing academic lectures and want to hear how real people are taking risks and winning, this podcast is for you. We'll be talking to company leaders about how they're modernizing the business of making, moving and selling products, and having fun along the way.
 
Folk Alley Sessions are exclusive in-studio performances and interviews produced by Folk Alley (a service of the FreshGrass Foundation). Folk Alley Sessions feature exciting, up-and-coming artists and longtime veterans in folk, roots, and Americans music. Hear artists perform and talk about their music in their own words. Watch videos of these exclusive performances via FolkAlley.com, the Folk Alley mobile app, or our Youtube Channel: FolkAlleydotCom
 
Dr. Jennifer Ashton, ABC News' Chief Medical Correspondent, draws from her own tragic experience to explore the aftermath of suicide and sudden loss, and, like her new book "Life After Suicide," the podcast is a roadmap to survival, offering inspiring insight on how to regain balance and get back to life. She speaks with people living with loss who have moved through guilt, anger and hopelessness to a new normal as well as with survivors and specialists in medicine, faith and more on how to ...
 
Named to TIME Magazine’s list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2012, licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen discusses mental health, emotional well-being and finding our healthy “inner space”. She talks with public figures in sports, entertainment, business, religion and politics to help us learn more about developing healthy habits, recognizing the signs of emotional pain in ourselves and our loved ones, and finding ways to care for those who are suffering. ...
 
Welcome to Coming of Age: Meeting the needs of our ageing population, a podcast about how we can better support our seniors. The current challenges facing long-term care have never been more imperative. By 2050, the number of seniors per 100 working-age people will nearly triple to 58 in 2060. We need to look to the future now, so we can effectively prepare to care for our ageing population, build proper infrastructure, and transform the sector to respond to the changing needs of new residen ...
 
Hollywood Breathwork/Health & Wellness expert Jon Paul Crimi - along with his best friend, uber-music-producer and rock legend John "Feldy" Feldmann - interview high profile musicians, actors, athletes and related VIPs about what personal obstacles they face and how they overcome them. What makes their show so unique is their no-nonsense, no-holds-barred, rock 'n roll candor mixed with deep insights and state-of-the-art solutions. It’s flat-out hysterical and also surprisingly emotional. Wit ...
 
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Dr Pierce Salguero sits down with Venerable Soorākkulame Pemaratana, chief abbot at the Pittsburgh Buddhist Center and a scholar of modern Buddhism in Sri Lanka. We talk about his role in adapting Buddhist practices to address social and mental health needs during the Covid-19 pandemic. We also compare Buddhist responses to Covid in Pittsburgh and …
 
How useful will nuclear fusion be? In a major breakthrough last year at the National Ignition Facility in California, 192 lasers achieved fusion – and created energy - for the first time. It was clearly an important moment. But might the development of fusion technology come too late? Owen Bennett Jones speaks with Sharon Ann Holgate, author of Nuc…
 
This study of Galilee in modern times reaches back to the region's Biblical roots and points to future challenges in the Arab-Jewish conflict, Israel's development, and inter-faith relations. M. M. Silver's The History of Galilee, 1538-1949 ( Lexington Books, 2022) covers an array of subjects, including Kabbalah, the rise of Palestinian nationalism…
 
Feelings of meaninglessness often are caused by how we understand ourselves. If we change how we think about our worth, we’ll discover radiant meaning can be found in even the most ordinary aspects of our lives. Guest: David Burns is a leading psychiatrist and a pioneer of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. His best-selling book, Feeling Good: The New M…
 
Spencer Segalla’s Empire and Catastrophe: Decolonization and Environmental Disaster in North Africa and Mediterranean France since 1954 (U Nebraska Press, 2021) explores natural and anthropogenic disasters during the years of decolonization and Cold War. Four disasters make up the core of the book: the 1954 earthquake in Algeria’s Chélif Valley, ju…
 
The year 1943 was a pivotal one on the Eastern Front during World War II. The Axis had suffered a catastrophic defeat at the battle of Stalingrad earlier in the year, but wished to attempt to regain the initiative later in the summer by launching a massive offensive code-named "Operation Citadel" at the Red Army at Kursk. The Red Army heavily entre…
 
Sean Hannan offers a new interpretation of Augustine of Hippo's approach to temporality by contrasting it with contemporary accounts of time drawn from philosophy, political theology, and popular science. Hannan argues that, rather than offering us a deceptively simple roadmap forward, Augustine asks us to face up to the question of time itself bef…
 
Today we are joined by Matthew Taylor, Professor of History at De Montfort University, and author of Sport and the Home Front: Wartime Britain at Play, 1939-1945 (Routledge, 2022). In our conversation, we discussed why studies of British sport histories have frequently neglected the Second World War, how various arms of the British state attempted …
 
The Jewish Reformation: Bible Translation and Middle-Class German Judaism as Spiritual Enterprise (Oxford University Press, 2021) was the 2022 winner of the AHA’s Dorothy Rosenberg Prize in the history of Jewish diaspora. In it, Michach Gottlieb looks at Bible translations by Mendelssohn, Leopold Zunz, and Samson Raphael Hirsch. Gottlieb argues tha…
 
Information scholar Daniel Greene, an assistant professor at University of Maryland, talks about his book, The Promise of Access: Technology, Inequality, and the Political Economy of Hope, with Peoples & Things host, Lee Vinsel. The Promise of Access examines how the “digital divide” became a policy problem, and draws on fascinating ethnographies o…
 
How have ruins become so valued in Western culture and so central to our art and literature? Covering a vast chronological and geographical range, from ancient Egyptian inscriptions to twentieth-century memorials, Susan Stewart seeks to answer this question as she traces the appeal of ruins and ruins images, and the lessons that writers and artists…
 
Hello, world! This is the Global Media & Communication podcast series. In this episode, our co-hosts Aswin Punathambekar and Jing Wang discusses the book Platforms and Cultural Production (2021) by Thomas Poell, David B. Nieborg, and Brooke Erin Duffy. You’ll hear about: How this collaborative project came about, given each of the authors has disti…
 
Richard Overy sets out in Blood and Ruins: The Last Imperial War, 1931-1945 (Viking, 2022) to recast the way in which we view the Second World War and its origins and aftermath. As one of Britain's most decorated and respected World War II historians, he argues that this was the "last imperial war," with almost a century-long lead-up of global impe…
 
The overturning of Roe v. Wade has led to a flurry of commentary and wondering, "Where next?" But, it also begs deeper questions: what is the history of abortion and sex-positivity within the feminist movement, and how did Roe affect our views on sex? Feminist legal scholar Dr. Erika Bachiochi is the founder and director of the Wollstonecraft Proje…
 
What does the state do when public expectations exceed its governing capacity? The Performative State: Public Scrutiny and Environmental Governance in China (Cornell, 2022) shows how the state can shape public perceptions and defuse crises through the theatrical deployment of language, symbols, and gestures of good governance—performative governanc…
 
When she was chosen as the EU's first High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (HR/VP) in 2009, Catherine Ashton admits she "felt no exhilaration", fearing she had "few obvious credentials and lukewarm support". On leaving office five years later - 19 months before the Brexit referendum - this former British minister had confound…
 
Curtis Runstedler's book Alchemy and Exemplary Poetry in Middle English Literature (Palgrave Macmillan, 2023) explores the different functions and metaphorical concepts of alchemy in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Middle English poetry and bridges them together with the exempla tradition in late medieval English literature. Such poetic narrative…
 
The Shema (Deut. 6:4-5) remains the centerpiece of Jewish prayer, proclaiming divine unity even while summoning God’s people to loyalty and loving obedience. In her recent book, Lori A. Baron, argues that John’s Gospel uses the Shema to portray Jesus’ unity with God. Tune in as we speak with Lori Baron about her book, The Shema in John’s Gospel (Mo…
 
Since the early 2000s, Poland has experienced a remarkable Jewish revival. Klezmer music, Jewish-style restaurants, kosher vodka, and festivals of Jewish culture have become popular, while new museums, memorials, Jewish studies programs, and Holocaust research centers reflect soul-searching about Polish-Jewish relations before, during, and after th…
 
When I was 25, the world I had known ended. I no longer believed the religion I was raised in was true, and I found myself having to build a new foundation of meaning. Show Description Making Meaning is a limited series from Ministry of Ideas that explores how life can be lived more meaningfully. Featuring meditations by some of the world’s most se…
 
What areas of our lives are governed by constitutional law? When asked about what constitutional law is, Americans tend to think of notable Supreme Court cases such as the abortion law case Roe v. Wade or the Civil Rights landmark of Brown v. Board of Education. But vast swaths of our lives are governed by, of all things, the Commerce Clause of the…
 
Why are there so few women from non-elite backgrounds in Sri Lankan politics? What barriers do they face on their pathways to politics? And what can be done to support them? Ramona Vijeyarasa and Nadine Vanniasinkam join Petra Alderman, associate researcher at NIAS and postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Birmingham, to talk about non-…
 
As we interact online we are creating new kinds of knowledge and community. How are these communities formed? How do we know whether to trust them as sources of information? In other words, should we believe Wikipedia? Should You Believe Wikipedia?: Online Communities and the Construction of Knowledge (Cambridge UP, 2022) explores what community is…
 
Citizens around the world look to the state for social welfare provision, but often struggle to access essential services in health, education, and social security. Claiming the State: Active Citizenship and Social Welfare in Rural India (Cambridge UP, 2018) investigates the everyday practices through which citizens of the world's largest democracy…
 
Israeli political philosopher Yoram Hazony discusses the Enlightenment, the American Founding, his latest book, Conservatism: A Rediscovery (Regnery Publishing, 2022), and Conservatism's past and future. Dr. Hazony is the President of the Herzl Institute, based in Jerusalem, and the chairman of the Edmund Burke Foundation, a public affairs institut…
 
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