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Simon and Ben recap the latest developments from the world of PlayStation in the irreverent and smash-mouth style that earned them two successive Stitcher Podcast Award nominations. Featuring a dedicated news team and a vocal, opinionated community of listeners, PlayStation Radio UK takes a familiar sounding radio format and crams it full of black humour, off-the-wall sketches and PlayStation knowledge. UK Podcasters Awards Finalist 2015 Stitcher Podcast Awards Finalist 2012 and 2013
 
Welcome to the audio library of Melbourne's home of theatre, MTC. Hear from actors and creatives including David Hare, Missy Higgins, Barrie Kosky, Jamie Lloyd, Miriam Margolyes, Joanna Murray-Smith, Simon Stephens, Brett Sheehy, Sam Strong, THE SWEATS, Sigrid Thornton, Jane Turner and more in this collection of recordings from live events, music, and our MTC Talks interview series hosted by Fiona Gruber.
 
From the creator of the multi-award winning Irishman Abroad podcast, comes a new series, a different kind of conversation, a one of a kind panel discussion about what men need to do to improve. Recorded live at venues such as London's Soho Theatre and The Other Palace Theatre, comedian and Irish podcasting pioneer Jarlath Regan presents his post-Weinstein discussion with rotating panel of well known guests and experts in the field of gender equality. Expect the best and brightest male and fe ...
 
Economics Detective Radio is a podcast about markets, ideas, institutions, and all things related to the field of economics. Episodes consist of long-form interviews and are generally released on Fridays. Topics include economic theory, economic history, the history of thought, money, banking, finance, macroeconomics, public choice, business cycles, health care, education, international trade, and anything else of interest to economists, students, and serious amateurs interested in the scien ...
 
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We talk about everything PS5, from its weird white curves to its... games. Everything. Website - www.playstationradio.co.uk Twitter - @PSRadioUK Facebook - www.facebook.com/playstationradiouk YouTube - www.youtube.com/playstationradiouk Ben PSN - Confused_Dude Simon PSN - SiborgSimoSctlnd Ben Twitter - @Confused_Dude Simon Twitter - @SimonSiThornto…
 
Join us for an in-depth conversation with dance & theatre dramaturg Ruth Little as we discuss making a life in-between scripts, working in the varied worlds of theatre companies and dance studios, and the art of dramaturgy.Throughout 2020, dance & theatre dramaturg Ruth Little has been taking part in the University of Melbourne’s Macgeorge Fellowsh…
 
Young Kaii is one of those rare artists that effortlessly brings raw emotions using just her talent and her powerful lyrics. In this episode, Homoground correspondent Maia Macdonald chats with Young Kaii about the life of being an artist, smoothies, swimming with dolphins and choosing happiness. Songs featured: "Careless", "Speechless" and "Memorie…
 
The PS5 is finally out in the UK tomorrow, so Simon and Ben talk about what they're most excited for and answer some of your questions! Website - www.playstationradio.co.uk Twitter - @PSRadioUK Facebook - www.facebook.com/playstationradiouk YouTube - www.youtube.com/playstationradiouk Ben PSN - Confused_Dude Simon PSN - SiborgSimoSctlnd Ben Twitter…
 
Featuring: Playlist: Blowboater - "clever weather" Baltimore, MD Low Life Lolas - "Portraits" Toronto Gary Cawker - "I Want You (to be My Man)" London AllegrA - "Spoon or Fork" Philadelphia, PA coley mixan - "The Moon is Still Surprising" Seattle Eliza and the Organix - "Road Home" Brooklyn Spare Parts for Broken Hearts - "Big Win" LA Trumpet Wom' …
 
Today's guest is Michael McCullough of the University of California, San Diego. We are discussing his book The Kindness of Strangers: How a Selfish Ape Invented a New Moral Code. How did humans, a species of self-centered apes, come to care about others? Since Darwin, scientists have tried to answer this question using evolutionary theory. In The K…
 
Today's guest is Nina Roussille of UC Berkeley and we discuss her working paper, The central role of the ask gap in gender pay inequality. The gender ask gap measures the extent to which women ask for lower salaries than comparable men. This paper studies the role of the ask gap in generating wage inequality using novel data from Hired.com, a leadi…
 
Anton Howes returns to the podcast to discuss his new book, Arts and Minds: How the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation. From its beginnings in a coffee house in the mid-eighteenth century, the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce has tried to improve British life in every way imaginable. It has sought to influe…
 
Today's guest is Stuart Ritchie, psychologist and author of Science Fictions: How Fraud, Bias, Negligence, and Hype Undermine the Search for Truth. Science is how we understand the world. Yet failures in peer review and mistakes in statistics have rendered a shocking number of scientific studies useless – or, worse, badly misleading. Such errors ha…
 
An indepth spoiler review of The Last of Us Part II. Website - www.playstationradio.co.uk Twitter - @PSRadioUK Facebook - www.facebook.com/playstationradiouk YouTube - www.youtube.com/playstationradiouk Ben PSN - Confused_Dude Simon PSN - SiborgSimoSctlnd Ben Twitter - @Confused_Dude Simon Twitter - @SimonSiThornton…
 
This episode features snippets from interviews with musicians from the HOMOPHONIX podcast. To learn more about the artists featured and to hear the full interviews visit homoground.com/episode260 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/homoground. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Today's guests are Sylvain Catherine and Natasha Sarin of the University of Pennsylvania. They discuss their research on wealth inequality, specifically with respect to social security's impact on calculated wealth inequality. When you account for the value of all future payroll taxes into Social Security and all future benefit payments from Social…
 
This bonus episode features an interview from The Passion Economy, created by Adam Davidson of NPR's Planet Money. The clip features an interview with Coss Marte, an enterprising entrepreneur in an unorthodox business. The economy is bananas, even scary. But some people are thriving, and we're going to figure out how. Adam Davidson, "New Yorker" wr…
 
Today's episode features my conversation with Mark Blyth, co-author (with Eric Lonergan) of Angrynomics. Why are measures of stress and anxiety on the rise when economists and politicians tell us we have never had it so good? While statistics tell us that the vast majority of people are getting steadily richer, the world most of us experience day i…
 
THE PS5 HAS BEEN SHOWN OFF. We know what it looks like, we've seen a load of games coming to it, and Demon's Souls... PWOOOAAARR Website - www.playstationradio.co.uk Twitter - @PSRadioUK Facebook - www.facebook.com/playstationradiouk YouTube - www.youtube.com/playstationradiouk Ben PSN - Confused_Dude Simon PSN - SiborgSimoSctlnd Ben Twitter - @Con…
 
Matt Pinkett is a school teacher and author of Boys Don't Try - Rethinking Masculinity In Schools. As we draw the second season of Men Behaving Better to a close, it seems only fitting to bring it back to the root source of much of this season's content - how boys are raised.Matt speaks about the dismissing of boys and how society systemically make…
 
Homoground stands in solidarity to condemn the tragic murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and so many others at the hands of police. This is a continuation of the systemic racism pervasive in our country since its inception. We are committed to standing against racism in all its forms. We believe that to be silent is to be complicit. We believe…
 
Ilya Somin of George Mason University joins the podcast to discuss his book Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom. Ballot box voting is often considered the essence of political freedom. But, it has two major shortcomings: individual voters have little chance of making a difference, and they also face strong incentives to rema…
 
In this very special episode of Men Behaving Better, Jarlath is joined by Kate Thornton. Having been the youngest (and first female) editor of Smash Hits Magazine and presenter of The X Factor, Pop Idol, This Morning and Loose Women, Kate's story in the world of media is one that must be heard.Kate speaks to Jarlath about the challenges raising her…
 
Join us as we relive our 2016 In Conversation event with internationally renowned UK playwright and screenwriter Sir David Hare.During his illustrious career, David Hare has written more than 30 plays including Plenty, Racing Demon, Amy’s View and Skylight. He has received two Academy Award nominations for his screenplay adaptations of The Hours an…
 
We chat about the upcoming game from Sucker Punch: Ghost of Tsushima. Also Unreal Engine 5... things are hotting up! Website - www.playstationradio.co.uk Email - fishandchips@playstationradio.co.uk Twitter - @PSRadioUK Facebook - www.facebook.com/playstationradiouk YouTube - www.youtube.com/playstationradiouk Ben PSN - Confused_Dude Simon PSN - Sib…
 
Historian Kyle Harper joins the show to discuss his book The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire. We discuss the fall of the Roman empire and the new scientific discoveries that have shed more light on its nature and causes. Kyle's work looks at the epidemics and climatic changes that hit the empire, contributing to its disinte…
 
In episode #258, Nashville, TN -based musician Madeline Finn talks about the healing journey of writing songs through breakups, the transition from performing in front of a live audience to livestreams which has led to more introspection. Episode notes & transcript available at homoground.com/episode258 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/…
 
Today's guest is Scott Beyer, a columnist who writes about urban issues. He is the creator of the Market Urbanism Report. Our discussion addresses some common concerns about housing markets. For instance, why do new luxury homes sometimes sit empty? What's the deal with Houston's land-use laws? And what can we do about the urban housing crisis?…
 
Today's guest is Robert H. Frank of Cornell University. Our topic is his latest book, Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work. Psychologists have long understood that social environments profoundly shape our behavior, sometimes for the better, often for the worse. But social influence is a two-way street—our environments are themselves p…
 
Xbox had a conference! Journalists are the worst! GAMERS ARE WORSE! What a week. Website - www.playstationradio.co.uk Email - fishandchips@playstationradio.co.uk Twitter - @PSRadioUK Facebook - www.facebook.com/playstationradiouk YouTube - www.youtube.com/playstationradiouk Ben PSN - Confused_Dude Simon PSN - SiborgSimoSctlnd Ben Twitter - @Confuse…
 
As the colder weather creeps up, there’s no better time to dream of summer. So settle in with our audio recording of director and playwright Andrea James, discussing her new play Sunshine Super Girl, ahead of its season at the Sumner in November.You will hear Andrea James discuss her new play, Sunshine Super Girl – the remarkable story of Australia…
 
In this fourth instalment of the second season of Men Behaving Better to discuss body health and wellbeing, who better than to be joined by Irish rugby legend Peter Stringer.Peter explains what keeps him motivated, the importance of being strict with the targets you set for yourself and how best to handle guilt and shame relating to food.From reset…
 
Episode #256 feature the words and music of Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Mylo Choy. In this episode, Mylo talks about artistic expression and collaborations within a solo music project, how to experience sadness without getting stuck dwelling in the feeling, lessons learned from being raised in a Buddhist family and more including the songs "Al…
 
This week broadcaster, film-maker and all-round legend Baz Ashmawy joins Jarlath for another rip-roaring episode in the new series.With a beautiful honesty (and hilarity), Baz speaks about how himself and his partner share a fondness for fighting and the concept of men operating off of a 'brownie point' system. Baz also details how being raised by …
 
We (Simon) has decided that Star Wars sucks. How bad could a game be to make him think that?! And Ben plays Final Fantasy VII Part I Episode 1 The first. Website - www.playstationradio.co.uk Email - fishandchips@playstationradio.co.uk Twitter - @PSRadioUK Facebook - www.facebook.com/playstationradiouk YouTube - www.youtube.com/playstationradiouk Be…
 
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