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For more than 40 years bestselling author and historian Peter Hart has interviewed thousands of veterans about their experience of war. Join him and his chum Gary Bain as they explore all aspects of military history, from the ancient world to the Second World War. Pete and Gary don't just tell the history, they bring it to life with the words of the men and women who were there! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privac ...
 
How can we live well together? What gives life purpose? What about technology, education, faith, capitalism, work, family? Is another life possible? Plough editor Peter Mommsen and senior editor Susannah Black dig deeper into perspectives from a wide variety of writers and thinkers appearing in the pages of Plough.
 
The Bulletproof Screenwriting Podcast shows you how to make your screenplays bulletproof. Weekly interviews with Oscar® and Emmy® award winning screenwriters, story specialists, best-selling authors, Hollywood agents and managers, and industry insiders. We cover every aspect of the screenwriting process. This is the screenwriting podcast for the rest of us. No fluff. No BS. Just straight talk that will help you on your screenwriting journey. Some of the past guests include 3X Oscar® Winning ...
 
For nearly three decades, Michele Tafoya reported the action from the sidelines. She covered the NBA, NFL, Olympics, and the college football and basketball national championships. And now, during these insane times in our world, she thinks we need a serious dose … of sanity. This is sideline sanity, with your host — one of the sanest people on planet earth — Michele Tafoya.
 
The Cinephiliacs is a podcast exploring the past and future of cinephelia. Film critic Peter Labuza has interviewed critics, programmers, academics, filmmakers, and more about their relationship to film and film culture. Additionally, each guest will bring in a particular favorite film and discuss it with Labuza. Indiewire declares, "If you want to hear film critics talk at length about their craft, there are few better places on the Internet" and Keyframe Daily has called it "Exhibit A" for ...
 
Explore some of the most heinous, controversial, heartbreaking and thought-provoking true crime cases in Canadian history with Kristi Lee, an Australian who has been living in Canada for 12 years. Utilizing facts curated from court documents, trial reporting and news archives, Kristi takes you through each story from beginning to end, with a look at the way the media covered the crime and the impact it had on the community. New episodes typically on the 1st and 15th of each month. Learn more ...
 
BoomATX! Come take an audio ride with Lee Snedaker, Glenn Hart(LinkedGlenn) and our awesome guests as we discuss the hottest topics from Boom Town Austin, TX. BoomATX will cover everything from local construction growth, entertainment, and other world oddities on a bi weekly basis. Hit subscribe and share BoomATX wherever you can! info@boomatx.com - a place for your thoughts
 
Can we learn to make smarter choices? Listen in as host Katy Milkman--behavioral scientist, Wharton professor, and author of How to Change--shares stories of high-stakes decisions and what research reveals they can teach us. Choiceology, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, explores the lessons of behavioral economics to help you improve your judgment and change for good. Season 1 of Choiceology was hosted by Dan Heath, bestselling author of Made to Stick and Switch. Podcasts are for inf ...
 
The Arts & Culture series enriches our community with imagination and creativity. Whether reinventing the classics for a new audience or presenting an innovative new art form, these events are aimed at expanding horizons. From poetry to music to storytelling, this series leaves our audiences inspired, encouraged, and seeing the world with new eyes.
 
The world has never been more connected. Yet never more divided. We yell at each other from inside our echo chambers. But change doesn’t happen inside an echo chamber. It’s time to get out, to stretch our legs, to step on some land mines. It's time to have an uncomfortable conversation with Josh Szeps. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Welcome to the Startup West podcast. We talk with West Australian startups who have been there and done it, or are right here and doing it! Recorded in beautiful Perth, WA; produced by Startup News, and brought to you thanks to support from Spacecubed, Curtin University, RSM, the City of Perth, Dinner Twist and Tekkon. Co-hosts for 2022: Danelle Cross, Brodie McCulloch and Steve Elias. Editor: Carmen Yee. Startup West acknowledges the Whadjuk Nyoongar people, traditional owners of the lands ...
 
My name is Shawn Henderson and these podcasts are selections from my weekly radio show, Stay Tuned. Stay Tuned is heard on WSCA 106.1 FM in Portsmouth, NH. It airs every Friday from 1:30 to 5:00pm http://wscafm.org The format of the program is interview/performance. I have live in-studio guests each week that come on the program and perform as well as take part in an interview. I like to think of it as an in-depth look at the musician, their music, art and life. It's fun, entertaining and al ...
 
Hosted by Paul Comfort, Transit Unplugged shares the stories, challenges, and successes of the top transit professionals from around the world. Learn the inside story about public transit from the people who run it. Get the inside scoop on the latest public transit news. Transit Unplugged is brought to you by Trapeze Group.
 
Join some of Australia's best storytellers for an evening of queerstories; reflections on lives well lived and battles fought, pride, prejudice, love and humour. The LGBTQI community has been sharing stories for centuries, creating our own histories, disrupting and reinventing conventional ideas about narrative, family, love and community. There’s more to being queer than coming out and marriage. Listen to an unexpected tale or two from a diverse line up of stars and strangers, hosted by Mae ...
 
Open your mind to the world with New Zealand’s number one breakfast radio show. Without question, as New Zealand’s number one talk host, Mike Hosking sets the day’s agenda. The sharpest voice and mind in the business, Mike drives strong opinion, delivers the best talent, and always leaves you wanting more. The Mike Hosking Breakfast always cuts through and delivers the best daily on Newstalk ZB.
 
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Winston Churchill once said, "To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war." Brad Carson, a former senior defense official and congressman, hosts 'Jaw-Jaw' -- an interview series on the world's greatest geopolitical challenges. Each season focuses on a different challenge and features interviews with the top thinkers and leaders working on that challenge. Our first season is on China. This podcast is brought to you by War on the Rocks (https://warontherocks.com).
 
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Our guest today is 80s star, multiple-awards film, and theater actor, and activist, Edward James Olmos. Olmos’s roles in films or TV shows like Stand and Deliver, Battlestar Galactica, broadway musical and film Zoot Suit, Blade Runner as detective Gaff, and many others are some of the most memorable of all time and he’s still dominating our screens…
 
Visual artist Christi Belcourt talks about her first-ever career retrospective, Uprising: The Power of Mother Earth, and what it's like as a Michif (Métis) artist to be honoured by the institutions she critiques in her work. Author David A. Robertson talks about his graphic novel trilogy, The Reckoner Rises, and why he wanted to create a teen super…
 
At the end of each week, Mike Hosking takes you through the big ticket items and lets you know what he makes of it all. The World: 4/10 "Not a great week. The war, the voting in Ukraine, the Hurricane in Florida, the gas explosions in the North Sea, the pound and the markets. It's got shambles written all over it." New Zealand: 7/10 "Could we be im…
 
We are underway at our house with NCEA. The nerves are high, and the memories have come flooding back. History is one subject being undertaken and sadly it doesn’t appear to have changed a lot since I took it for the first time in, what was then, sixth form. I had failed School Certificate Music in fifth form and needed a new subject. I liked and l…
 
Sport NZ is doing its part to promote women’s sport. They're launching their new campaign called "It's Time" - all about trying to get more engagement in the women's game - more bums on seats and more eyeballs on TV's for women's sport. Sport NZ CEO Raelene Castle joined Mike Hosking. LISTEN ABOVE See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information…
 
There are suggestions we may have been incorrectly measuring methane emissions and the effect they have on overall warming. Well known climate scientists Adrian Macey and Dave Frame have been looking at our climate change policy in relation to the rest of the world. What they've found is that by using a more accurate metric to replicate what methan…
 
We officially have a national wine centre. It was opened yesterday in Blenheim by the Government after funding for the Marlborough Research Centre was announced back in 2020. Questions have been asked as to what will this centre do and how it help our incredibly successful industry go to the next level. The boss Gerald Hope joined Mike Hosking. LIS…
 
Big questions over just how many people will be having their say in next week's local council elections. Turn-out is down in Wellington and Christchurch, and Auckland Council has received less than two thirds of the votes it had received at the same point in the last election. Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta hasn't received her voting paper…
 
More than 600,000 passengers are expected to go through Auckland Airport these schools holidays; it's busiest in three years. Two airline powerhouses, United Airlines and American Airlines, are also making their grand return, along with Air New Zealand's Chicago non-stop connection. More than 40,000 people are expected in-and-out of the airport dai…
 
Concerns from a former Attorney General, over the sentences being handed down in criminal cases. The Crown is now appealing teenage rapist Jayden Meyer's nine month home detention sentence, over the raping of four girls and the sexual violation of a fifth. As well, a Rotorua woman involved in a drug debt revenge kidnapping plot and brutal beating, …
 
Kali Fontanilla is a passionate free-thinking educator who is fed up with the race & gender indoctrination we are providing for many of our public school students in lieu of a useful education that prepares students for the real world. So she did something about it. With the help of the Patriarchy, Kali founded Exodus Institute to provide an educat…
 
Episode 143 of The JamBase Podcast, a partner of the Osiris Media Network, features an interview with Ghost Light‘s Tom Hamilton and Raina Mullen. JamBase’s Scott Bernstein spoke to the guitarists/vocalists about the band’s new studio album, The Healing, which will be released on October 7. The interview took place over a video call shortly after t…
 
Actor Luke Macfarlane discusses his starring role in the new rom-com Bros and how the film represents the nuance of gay relationships on the big screen. Writer and actor Ian Shaw talks about stepping into the role of his real-life father, Robert Shaw, in his new play The Shark is Broken, which depicts the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of the m…
 
Time to meet another rising Kiwi music star starting to make waves. Miller Yule started his music journey back in 2016 - and his debut ep Shoot Me in the Heart attracted critical acclaim and chart success. Since then - he's been working on new music, but like many artists the pandemic got in the way. But now he's back with his debut album Let it Bu…
 
Submissions continue today over the Government's plan to merge TVNZ with Radio NZ. The process, like most submission processes is a scam. It’s a nod to some sort of democracy, but in reality, the Government of the day pretend they are listening and carry on anyway. This Government is no better or worse than other governments. They all do it and the…
 
Pete and Gary continue their study of the way soldiers used humour to deal with the horrors of warfare. Today, they take a close look at humour while fighting in the trenches of the First World War. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen ad-free and receive special bonus cont…
 
Joe Biden said the Pandemic is over. His spokespeople are walking it back. Either way, the long-term ramifications of school shutdowns, vaccines, masking and more will continue to shadow us. Justin Hart, author of “Gone Viral: How Covid Drove the World Insane,” joins Michele with some astonishing statistics. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy …
 
It's back after ten years. Repco Rally New Zealand is officially back today as part of the World Rally Championship after a decade away. Competing of course is Kiwi Hayden Paddon in the new Hyundai i20 N Rally2 car and Hayden joined Mike Hosking. LISTEN ABOVE See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
An Act MP has taken offence at comments made in the House by a senior Labour Minister, referring to her race. Minister for Māori Crown Relations Kelvin Davis took a swipe a Karen Chhour, during an exchange about Oranga Tamariki contracts. He accused her of not understanding the Māori world-view, and told her it was no good looking at the world thro…
 
The Chief Ombudsman has found significant gaps in our Official Information Act practices. Peter Boshier's report looks at how well a dozen core government agencies are complying with the Act. Overall, he's found the public service is increasingly transparent and open. But, he says, chief executives and other senior leaders still need to make sure t…
 
Health specialists are playing catch up when it comes to waiting lists. More than 200,000 New Zealanders were sitting on a health-related wait list at the end of July; more than the entire population size of Hamilton. They include people waiting for surgery, a first specialist assessment and other treatment. Health Minister Andrew Little told Mike …
 
Some are suggesting we may be seeing some initial signs of recovery in the small business sector. Xero's Small Business Index for August shows sales were up more than 27 percent year on year, admittedly last year in August was heavily Covid affected. But if you compare it to August 2020 growth is still up 10.4 percent, with a big increase on the Ju…
 
A Pukekohe business has spent thousands on their own crime-prevention measures, after being robbed twice in three weeks. Just five stores have seen the installation of security, like fog cannons and bollards, since the Retail Crime Prevention Scheme launched in May. Another five are waiting to be done, and 40 more have been assessed. Liquor store a…
 
Naomi Beaty is a screenwriting teacher, screenplay consultant, and former development exec with 10+ years in the entertainment industry. Naomi is based in Los Angeles, CA. She has worked on American productions and on projects in Taiwan and Australia, including the feature film "Ghost Boy", based on the novel by award winning Australian author Feli…
 
Stretching from San Francisco to Gilroy (the garlic capital of the U.S.), Caltrain follows the spine of the Bay Area peninsula and straight through Silicon Valley. Having been around since the 1860s, Silicon Valley grew up around Caltrain. And unlike most commuter rail lines, Caltrain doesn't serve a single city center with traffic going one way in…
 
Singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez talks about her new album, Yessie, and the personal growth she's been through that led her to make her most vulnerable music yet. Singer-songwriter Robbie Williams looks back on his legendary career and tells us why he wanted to revisit his biggest hits with the help of a full orchestra on his new album, XXV. Broadway…
 
A story that's been building since February 2022: Heineken to buy Distell Group, owners of Bunnahabhain, Deanston, and Tobermory/Ledaig. Joshua and Jason discuss. As usual, have a seat, have a pour, and listen in. Unless you're driving. If you're driving, be smart and stay sober but be sure to listen into the conversation! Special thanks to: - Weig…
 
Do you ever feel like you went to sleep and woke up in an alternate universe — a place that is still called the United States but looks and sounds much different from what you once happily called home? Michele explains why this might be happening, and how you can cope. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry. But hopefully, you’ll be better for having listened. S…
 
I think the biggest loser out of last night's TVNZ poll is TVNZ who spent a decent chunk of money on a poll that essentially told us nothing happened. National and ACT still form a government and the current Government are out of office. It shows, I suspect, a malaise we are currently in. We're a year out from a vote, and not everyone is gripped by…
 
Hurricane Ian tore into western Cuba as a major hurricane, with nothing to stop it from intensifying into a catastrophic Category 4 storm before it crashes ashore in Florida, where officials ordered 2.5 million people to evacuate. Ian made landfall at 4.30am EDT Tuesday in Cuba's Pinar del Rio province, where officials set up 55 shelters, evacuated…
 
The Immigration Minister says the Government is responding to horticulture industry needs. The Government's increased the Regional Seasonal Employer scheme cap by 3,000 places. Employers will be able to access 19,000 workers each year from participating Pacific countries. It's also requiring employers to provide the workers with sick leave. Ministe…
 
Costco Auckland has just begun its grand opening. Hundreds of bargain-hunters in Westgate, with some flying across the country to be the among first to experience the chain's first NZ store. New Zealand Managing Director, Patrick Noone told Mike Hosking says there's potential for branches in Christchurch and Wellington down the track. “And perhaps …
 
Chris Luxon has more work to do to convince Kiwis he deserves the country's top job. The latest 1News Kantar Poll shows the National Party are in the popularity lead at 37 percent, compared to Labour on 34. But the preferred Prime Minister rankings aren't as positive for the Nats, with Luxon on 21 percent and Jacinda Ardern on 30 percent. The Natio…
 
There's a feeling of a mood shift in our country's approach to alcohol. A petition is being presented to Parliament this afternoon, backing Chlöe Swarbrick's Alcohol Harm Minimisation Bill looking to ban alcohol advertising and sponsorship in broadcast sport . More than 8,000 people have signed their name in support, from 115 organisations. Hapai T…
 
The call is out to bring passenger rail back in the south. Dunedin City Council has approved a submission to central government calling for the return of passenger rail between Christchurch, Dunedin and Invercargill. The Southerner express service ran between the three cities until 2002. Mayor Aaron Hawkins told Mike Hosking they know there's deman…
 
Daphne Koller was a precociously clever child. She completed her first degree – a double major in mathematics and computer science – when she was just 17 and went on to become a distinguished Professor at Stanford University in California. But before long she’d given up this comfortable academic position to create the biggest online education platf…
 
Pavement's Stephen Malkmus looks back on the band's history and tells us why now felt like the right time for a reunion tour. Dreams in Vantablack director Ian Keteku and poet Libin Ahmed talk about the power of poetry to change perceptions. Musician Daniela Gesundheit discusses Alphabet of Wrongdoing, her new album of reimagined Jewish ceremonial …
 
Peter and Susannah discuss Peter’s lead editorial, “Word Is Bond.” In a culture where keeping our options open is the categorical imperative, how can we become ourselves? Peter argues that the voluntary self-limitation of vows allows men and women to live their lives thoroughly, rather than skimming along the edge of reality. Monasticism, marriage,…
 
A forgotten part of the Rotorua mess are the tourism operators. They have this week, quite rightly, charged the Government with wrecking their town and its reputation. The Government will try and tell you that Rotorua and its mess is really just confined to Fenton Street. But as anyone who knows anything about brand reputation will tell you, a repu…
 
NASA is making sure we don't suffer the same fate as the dinosaurs. The organisation's DART Mission is crashing a probe into an asteroid about 12.14pm this afternoon New Zealand time The goal is to see if the probe can deflect an asteroid 11-million kilometres away to avoid any possible future impact. Canterbury University astronomer Michelle Banni…
 
Air New Zealand’s marathon direct flight to New York is struggling to take off. On Sunday, returning passengers were asked to volunteer to miss their overweight flight. While days earlier travellers narrowly avoided a stop in Fiji to refuel due to weather issues. Air NZ Chief Flight Operations and Safety officer David Morgan joined Mike Hosking. LI…
 
Commuters may experience disruption on the roads this summer. More than 2,000km of roads will be resealed or rebuilt across the country over the next six months. Waka Kotahi Maintenance and Operations National Manager Neil Walker told Mike Hosking orange cones on the roads can be frustrating. He says they're doing their best to make sure it doesn't…
 
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