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Edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, LIGHTSPEED is a Hugo Award-winning, critically-acclaimed digital magazine. In its pages, you'll find science fiction from near-future stories and sociological SF to far-future, star-spanning SF. Plus there's fantasy from epic sword-and-sorcery and contemporary urban tales to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folk tales. Each month, LIGHTSPEED brings you a mix of originals and reprints featuring a variety of authors, from the bestseller ...
 
We're Emily Einolander and Corinne Kalasky and we're mapping the frontier between traditional and indie publishing. We interview people from all over the industry—publishers, marketers, publicists, editors, and authors. Whether they be self-published, small press, or from the corporate Big 5 publishers, we want to hear from everyone! And we also talk some crap in the process, because otherwise what fun would we be? Opinions don't reflect those of our employers. [Theme song by Amy Hakanson | ...
 
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Person Place Thing, with Nelly Thomas

Nelly Thomas, produced by Fahey Younger & Nelly Thomas

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Nelly Thomas is a comedian, author & media personality. You may have seen or heard her on ABC radio, Radio National or News Breakfast, read one of her books or been to one of her shows. In all forums and formats, Nelly’s trademark is a combination of intelligence and warmth; and a laugh that could melt a Golden Gaytime. Nelly lives in Melbourne, Australia with her two daughters, a grumpy poodle and a very dense Labradoodle. She loves reading, watching terrible television and talking to peopl ...
 
We’re losing the illusion that we live in a classless country. But it remains a deeply uncomfortable subject for some and most of the talking about class is been done by people who benefit from the status quo: middle class, private school and tertiary educated. That is, THE AUSTRALIAN MEDIA. Up Ya Class is a counter-point. Hosted by veteran podcaster and comedian Dave O’Neil, slightly less veteran broadcaster and comedian Nelly Thomas, and actual working person with no podcast experience wha ...
 
Leadership is an inside-out job. The Made For More podcast is the ultimate leadership resource providing advice on tangible and tactical skills to level up your leadership. Including your leadership mindset, to lead yourself, your team and your organisation. The podcast interviews lighthouse leaders from all areas of leadership; business leaders, entrepreneurs, authors, speakers and gurus. Step away from the theory and the rule book and get ready to lead from your heart with courage and empa ...
 
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Getting Wilosophical with Jimmy Carr Jimmy Carr is a British comedian known for his work on shows such as '8 out of 10 Cats,' and his stand-up comedy shows. His new book, 'Before & Laughter' is a story of Jimmy turning it all around after being bored in his 20s. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: WILOSOPHY with Dara O'Briain WILOSOPHY with Aisling Bea…
 
Getting Wilosophical with Eddie Perfect... again. Eddie Perfect is an Australian musician, writer and actor who has written music for Broadway musicals like Beetlejuice and King Kong: The Musical, as well as working with Kylie Minogue on an Australian tourism advertising campaign for British audiences. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE WILOSOPHY with Eddie Perfe…
 
The nearest cloud cluster was sixty miles away, almost an hour’s journey if Bombay went at top speed. A fruit trader had seen it on her way to Sabon-Gari, floating lazily across the azure sky. “You don’t see that often,” the trader had said to the crowd, grappling her basket of mangoes. “A whole cluster, untethered, unbothered, what a sight! So you…
 
Can we just take a moment to celebrate our guest? New Girl's Max Greenfield joins Biz to talk about his new anti-reading (?) book, I Don't Want To Read This Book! Plus, Biz is thankful. Get your copy of I Don't Want To Read This Book by Max Greenfield and Mike Lowery wherever books are sold. Follow Max on Twitter @iamgreenfield. Check out Theresa’s…
 
Recorded on October 24th, 2021 at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., this show features Asleep At The Wheel, Tim OBrien & Jan Fabricius, Ruthie Foster, Leyla McCalla, and Carsie Blanton. Podcast support provided by Digital Relativity. https://bit.ly/3cGWczxBy West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
The Benefits of Being a Generalists in the Current Business Environment Generalists are people who choose to focus their time and resources on learning about a wide range of topics. Most leaders in today’s world are generalists. They perform multiple tasks, sometimes across departments, and understand all the moving parts of an organization. Unfort…
 
Let's get those wiggles un-wiggled! Dr. Reema Naim, author of the Adventures of the Sensokids, sits down with Biz to talk senses and sensibility. Plus, Biz finds herself alone! Get your copy of Adventures of the Sensokids: I've Got The Wiggles wherever books are sold. Watch the Sensokids Youtube videos at OT Studios. Check out Theresa’s book! It Fe…
 
Getting Wilosophical with Andy Griffiths. Andy Griffiths is an author of kids book such as the "Just" series, The Day My Bum Went Psycho, and more recently, the "Treehouse" series. Andy tells the story of his journey from being in a punk rock band, to making goofy, comedy books for kids. Plus, advice as to how to get kids interested in reading. YOU…
 
You know what they say: People in glass houses shouldn't throw milestones. Doree Shafrir returns to talk about measuring one's expectations, "going back to your old self," and turning essays into memoirs. Plus, Biz nailed Halloween! Get your copy of Doree's memoir, Thanks For Waiting: The Joy (& Weirdness) of Being a Late Bloomer, wherever books ar…
 
What do you do when you need to talk to a kid in your life about a difficult subject but aren’t sure where to start? Enter A Kid’s Company About, a media company built on the belief that kids are ready to have challenging, important and empowering conversations with the grown-ups in their lives. The company has published over 50 books to date, rang…
 
Getting Wilosophical with Kaz Cooke. Kaz Cooke is an author and cartoonist from Australia known for her advice and self-help books for girls and women, such as 'The Modern Girl's Guide to Safe Sex,' and 'Girl Stuff.' Her new book, 'You're Doing It Wrong,' discusses the substantial amount of bad advice that has been given out to women throughout tim…
 
Two days after my brother turned seventeen, he was gone, just like he’d guaranteed my dad. No sad goodbyes, no notes, no taking a knee in the hall before dawn to give me any good advice for high school when I got there. My mom’s story when anybody asked was that he’d moved out, he was old enough, he needed room, it was completely natural. My dad, i…
 
Getting Wilosophical with Declan Fay. Declan Fay is a comedy writer, director and podcaster who has worked on shows such as Rove & Ronny Chieng: International Student. He is also the creator of the narrative podcast, "Crossbread," which has garnered critical acclaim. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE WILOSOPHY with Ronny Chieng WILOSOPHY with Damien Power…
 
Marisol stared into the cave, breathing in the stomach-turning scent of decay that meant a dragon’s den was inside. I held my handkerchief over my nose and mouth so that I wouldn’t gag. “You’re sure this is the one?” “Definitely.” She scratched the stub of her left arm where it tucked into the metal hinge, just above where her elbow had once been. …
 
We're all good on amontillado, thanks! Biz sits down in the spooky parlor with author Catherine Baab-Muguira to talk about the healing power of... Edgar Allan Poe? Plus, Biz gets in the Halloween Spirit! Get your copy of Catherine Baab-Muguira's book, Poe for Your Problems: Uncommon Advice from History's Least Likely Self-Help Guru, wherever books …
 
We are overjoyed to return from our extended hiatus just in time for our fourth annual Halloween episode! We revisit some subjects including a murderous writer story from 2018, the Twitter exploits of one Joyce Carol Oates, and spooky dramatic readings of online horror (comedy) stories. We also discuss our favorite horror books from our childhoods,…
 
Getting Wilosophical with Christiaan Van Vuuren. Christiaan Van Vuuren is an actor, writer and director from Sydney who is known for his web series "Bondi Hipsters." His new miniseries, "Big Deal," sees him investigate Australia's political donation system and how it influences democracy. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: WILOSOPHY with Craig Reucassel WILOSOPH…
 
It's One Bad Halloween 3: Season of the Sad Mom Witch! Neil Katcher joins Biz once again to talk tales of questionable costumes, candy stratagems, and Halloween mortification. Plus, Biz caught a Pokemon! Listen to Ooh You’re In Trouble and Mortified wherever pods are cast. Follow Neil Katcher on Twitter @neilkatcher. Check out Theresa’s book! It Fe…
 
Getting Wilosophical with Charlie Pickering. Charlie Pickering is a comedian and writer from Australia known for his satirical news show, The Weekly. Charlie has appeared on WILOSOPHY twice in the past, in 2015 and 2020. His newest project, "The Time Traveller's Guide to Not Dying" is an Audible original show that is available now. YOU MIGHT ALSO L…
 
If you love something, let it Lego, and if it is truly yours, you will win! Biz sits down with Lego Masters Season 2 contestant Natalie Cleveland to discuss learning on the job, how to properly store bricks, and building connections with your kids. Plus, everything is coming up Lego for Biz. Follow Natalie on Twitter @nataliecleve and on Instagram …
 
Aisling Bea is an Irish comedian, actress and writer perhaps known best for her comedy-drama series, “This Way Up,” which she wrote and produced. Starting off the recording by having a postage dilemma, Aisling and Wil have a long and thoughtful conversation about comedy, life and philosophy. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: WILOSOPHY with Dara O’Briain WILOSOP…
 
Attached, please find your personal company-issued Breathing Apparatus, for immediate use within all corporate campus unfiltered air locations! This includes all outdoor locations, such as: the parking lots; the parking garage; the smoker’s hut; the paths between the buildings; the shuttlebus waiting area; the tennis court; and the corporate golf c…
 
It's Father's Day in October! Biz is joined by writer and stay-at-home-dad Shannon Carpenter to learn how to get punched in the balls by a toddler while holding a baby. Plus, Biz was sick with guilt. Get your copy of the Ultimate Stay-at-Home Dad: Your Essential Manual For Being An Awesome Full-Time Father wherever books are sold. Visit Shannon Car…
 
Getting Wilosophical with Luke Darcy Luke Darcy is a former Australian rules footballer and current radio and television presenter covering AFL. Luke and Wil chat about the Darcy family’s history with AFL, his time playing for the Western Bulldogs, and moving into the media after his playing career. Luke’s new podcast ‘Empowering Leaders’ is availa…
 
Get your tools. We're busting out of The Mommy Space! Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee of The Pump & Dump Show and Band of Mothers Podcast join Biz to resist the labels of "mompreneurship" and "sharenting." Plus, Biz sits alone. Listen to the Band of Mothers Podcast on the Audacy app or wherever you get your podcasts. Visit BandOfMothers.com for more inf…
 
Getting Wilosophical with Dr. Yves Rees Dr. Yves Rees is a writer, historian, podcast and currently a lecturer in History at La Trobe University in Melbourne. Dr. Rees’ new book, “All About Yves” is a memoir about the trans experience in which they explore their realisation that they were transgender at age 30. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: WILOSOPHY with H…
 
When it begins to snow, it never stops. Perhaps not for you, but another iteration of you---a manifestation of your wild possibilities. I hope it’s not you, for my sake. When it begins to snow, the sky comes down in sharp, precise fragments, and you press your forehead against the window and think: don’t ever stop. And it doesn’t. I don’t want it t…
 
Why sit on arguments when you can talk over one another like a combination of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf and The Honeymooners? Biz joins Bitter Homes and Gardens stars and creators Fielding Edlow and Larry Clarke to discuss the value of honesty in relationships. Plus, it's happening for Biz! Watch Season 1 of Bitter Homes and Gardens on Youtube…
 
This episode was recorded in 2021 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in celebration of Huntington WV's sesquicentennial. The lineup includes St. Paul & The Broken Bones, AJ Croce, Shemekia Copeland, Ona, and WV Poet Laureate Marc Harshman. Podcast support provided by Digital Relativity. https://bit.ly/39tmWC1…
 
Getting Wilosophical with Max Barry Max Barry is an Australian author known for novels such as 'Syrup,' 'Jeniffer Government,' and his most recent novel, 'The 22 Murders of Madison May.' A high school friend of Wil's, Max was on of the first guests to ever appear on WILOSOPHY way back in 2015. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: WILOSOPHY with Todd Sampson WILOSO…
 
It's the UMPTEENTH Genius Fail Spectacular Plus Rant because what are numbers?! Returning guest Rebecca Blum joins Biz to revel in your calls! Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is available now wherever books are sold. Our book You’re Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You’re Winning at Parenting! is available wherever books are sold…
 
We live in a digital-centric world where we've, unfortunately, lost the art of effective communication. Today's communication channels have become increasingly volatile, uncertain, and complex, making it harder to collaborate and improve problem-solving within organisations. The pandemic certainly hasn't helped much either, but that doesn't negate …
 
Getting Wilosophical with Bridie Jabour. Bridie Jabour is a writer and journalist who had her life changed during a near death experience in a truck accident that nearly killed her whole family. She speaks about her new book, 'Trivial Grievances' and how she became better at what's important. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: WILOSOPHY with Clem Bastow WILOSOPH…
 
Be not afraid of the Cancer Mom! Writer and educator Jessica Phillips Lorenz sits down with Biz to discuss her daughter's cancer journey, Hugh Grant's performance in The Undoing, and the roller coaster of being used for scam bait. Plus, Biz braces herself. Read Jessica's article RIP'd Off at MuthaMagazine.com and read her article My 10-Year-Old Can…
 
Getting Wilosophical with Suren Jayemanne. Suren Jayemanne is a writer and stand-up comedian, as well as a qualified (but not practising!) accountant. Suren speaks to Wil about getting into comedy after working as an accountant, and his experience being raised Catholic. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: WILOSOPHY with Dilruk Jayasinha WILOSOPHY with Jan Fran…
 
She sank to the ground on a world without name. We were far from home, farther than we had ever gone, maybe farther than anyone had ever gone. It was so far away, or at least so strange for some undefinable local cause, that we could have filled volumes with all the alterations in the way things worked; in the ways that light worked, in the way tha…
 
You're gonna need a bigger episode. Biz welcomes aboard author Ira Marcks to talk about his new graphic novel Shark Summer, the influence of Jaws, and how the stories we tell impact other people. Plus, Biz is let down by GIFs. Get your copy of Shark Summer wherever books are sold. Visit Ira's website at www.iramarcks.com and follow him on Twitter @…
 
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