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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
 
If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. RISK! is hilarious, heart-wrenching and remarkably real. Think you've heard it all? Fasten your seatbelt.
 
1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
 
This Week in Microbiology is a podcast about unseen life on Earth hosted by Vincent Racaniello and friends. Following in the path of his successful shows 'This Week in Virology' (TWiV) and 'This Week in Parasitism' (TWiP), Racaniello and guests produce an informal yet informative conversation about microbes which is accessible to everyone, no matter what their science background.
 
Outside's longstanding literary storytelling tradition comes to life in audio with features that will entertain, inspire, and inform listeners. We launched in March 2016 with our first series, Science of Survival, which was developed in partnership with PRX, distributors of the idolized This American Life and The Moth Radio Hour, among others. We have since added three additional series, The Outside Interview, which has editor Christopher Keyes interrogating the biggest figures in sports, ad ...
 
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Serial

Serial Productions

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Serial is a podcast from Serial Productions, a New York Times company, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won't know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she'll bring you the latest chapter, so it's important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. N ...
 
How Cool Is This? is a 5-minute podcast about what’s cool. Each short podcast episode explores a new idea. Bingeable and perfect for a short commute from the bedroom to the kitchen, How Cool Is This? is like Shark Tank meets This American Life meets Humans of New York, except anyone can participate. Visit howcoolisthis.show to learn more. By Nick Holder and Brian Reitz
 
“Can He Do That?” is The Washington Post’s politics podcast, exploring presidential power in the face of weakened institutions, a divided electorate and changing political norms. Led by host Allison Michaels, each episode asks a new question about this extraordinary moment in American history and answers with insight into how our government works, how to understand ongoing events, and the implications when so much about the current state of American life and the country’s politics is unlike ...
 
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S-Town

Serial Productions

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S-Town is a podcast hosted by Brian Reed from Serial Productions, a New York Times company. The story follows a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who's allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But when someone else ends up dead, the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man's life.
 
Inside every home, there’s a story. Hosted by Stephanie Foo (This American Life, Snap Judgment), each episode of this 10-part series explores the meaning of home and what it can teach us about ourselves and each other. Poignant, hilarious, provocative and downright unexpected, take a journey into the diversity of home in America. Listen to the stories of urban activists, homesteading mountain men, ghostly roommates and more. And hear compelling expert insights into behavioral science behind ...
 
Everyone has a story to tell that evokes humor and truth. I started this podcasting project because I wanted my students to find people in their communities that inspire us. I am a big fan of Snap Judgement and This American Life, and I draw a lot of inspiration from those formats. Each one of us has a life lesson in our story. I hope that you enjoy these stories, and maybe, one day, you will share your story with me.
 
For almost thirty years, The Veritas Forum has hosted conversations that matter across different worldviews. Now, we’re working with PRX -- the team whose award-winning portfolio includes "This American Life" and other shows -- to produce Beyond the Forum. In each episode, host Bethany Jenkins invites a scholar to join her and explore life’s biggest questions. Topics include being in community with folks with whom we disagree, how studying math can cultivate virtue, what artificial intellige ...
 
You know how when someone asks "How are you?" you just say "Fine,” even if you’re totally dying inside, so everyone can go about their day? “Terrible, Thanks For Asking” is the opposite of that. Nora McInerny asks real people to share their complicated and honest feelings about how they really are. It’s sometimes sad, sometimes funny, and often both. From American Public Media.
 
Welcome to The Past, The Promise, The Presidency. Each season, we explore a different aspect of the president's role in American life. Season One explores Race and the American Legacy, Season Two explores Presidential Crises, and Season Three explores The Bully Pulpit. The Past, The Promise, The Presidency is sponsored by the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University.
 
Are you looking for a new and fun way to learn American English? Come hang out with Lindsay and Michelle from Boston and New York City and have fun while you improve your English listening skills! We are an English as a Second Language (ESL) podcast for intermediate to advanced English learners around the world. We will show you how to use everyday English vocabulary and natural idioms, expressions, and phrasal verbs and how to make small talk in American English. We will also give you speci ...
 
Are you a professional new to the United States and struggling to monetize the expertise you brought across the seas – struggling with your skills going to waste? Are you feeling misunderstood and out of touch because you are struggling to understand the unstated rules of the American culture? What if you could hang out with new Americans, new immigrants who are busy professionals, hear about their experiences and advice, then take an insight or two to inspire your own journey as a new resid ...
 
This Duckburg Life is a scripted audio series produced by Disney Television Animation. Set up as a parody of This American Life, the podcast is hosted by Huey Duck as he talks about all the strange things happening in Duckburg. All the voice actors from the series reprise their roles. All content belongs to the respective copyright owner.
 
This season of American Prodigies is the story of how Black girls moved from the margins of gymnastics to the core. You’ll hear from trailblazers and viral sensations – coaches and mentors and trainers – journalists and academics – and athletes themselves – as we unpack what it means to be a Black girl in gymnastics.
 
Native Opinion is a unique Indigenous culture education Radio show & podcast from an American Indian perspective on current affairs. The Hosts of this show are Michael Kickingbear, an enrolled member of the Mashantucket Pequot tribal nation of Connecticut and David GreyOwl, of the Echoda Eastern Band of Cherokee nation of Alabama. Together they present Indigenous views on American history, politics, the environment, and culture. This show is open to all people, and its main focus is to provi ...
 
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The Acting Realtor Podcast

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The Acting Realtor Podcast

Geoff Desiato: Actor | Realtor | Content Creator

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The Dangerous & Delicate Balancing Act Between Your Dream Job and Your Day Job Formerly titled Real Person | Real Needs This podcast chronicles the journey of a 30-something who is trying to discover his purpose in life and make his dreams a reality. Geoff Desiato is a husband and father of two, with the responsibility to provide for his family. He's a proud high-school graduate who has worked full-time since he was 17 years old. But after 13 years of working for “The Man,” and being told th ...
 
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One of the great things about traveling to a different city like Chicago aside from eating the wonderful food and visiting a Michael Jordan monument, is meeting people who have done tremendous work uplifting the Filipino American community. First, we got a chance to talk to Ginger Leopoldo to talk about what it’s like to grow up in different Chicag…
 
It is still all about the numbers. The push to stop legal abortion is all about preserving and securing a hold on the ideology of white supremacy. If one was to drill down and see what the push has been in the past it is all about preserving white majorities.By Native Opinion Incorporated
 
Go here to save $10 on Storyworth Save $10 on your first purchase. Capture memories of your father's life and share them with your family for years to come! Go here to get this special offer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Lindsay McMahon and Michelle Kaplan
 
Up ’til now I have tried my best to encourage you to take some baby steps toward pursuing your dream. I’ve allowed you to examine my life in a rather voyeuristic manner as I share story after story of my mistakes and failures. I’m pretty open about my struggles when asked, and sometimes even when I’m not asked. And that’s why it has been comfortabl…
 
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. To celebrate, we’re looking back at 20 of our favorite stories shared about the life experiences of Asian Americans over the course of four episodes. We’re also calling on listeners to get involved with initiatives like NonviolentPeaceforce.org where our friend Kalaya’an Mendoza trains citi…
 
Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll get when you join us on TTFA Premium. For $8 a month, you can support our show AND get ad-free episodes and bonus content — including mailbag episodes like this one. Sign up today at TTFA.org/Premium. Join the TTFA reading club: TTFA.org/readingclub Our twice-monthly newsletter features behind-the-scenes content, …
 
More than five years later, what’s the answer to: “Can he do that?” What major lessons have we learned about the stability of our democracy and the limitations on presidential power? How have our systems been tested and how have they endured those tests? Related reading and links Trump, 2024 and the fragility of American democracy Biden’s struggle …
 
What academic study can help you live a better life today? Medicine, Business, Anthropology, Social Science… Our guest this week, Dr. Meghan Sullivan, argues that philosophy should be on that list. Meghan is a philosophy professor at Notre Dame — she teaches the popular course, God and the Good Life, the freshman intro philosophy course — and she d…
 
This is the eighth and final episode of Season Three: The Bully Pulpit. This season, we explored many domestic policy issues, such as healthcare, women's suffrage, and land rights. But here in the 21st century, we all know that the president's voice reaches far beyond the borders of the United States. Has it always been this way? And how does the b…
 
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There has always been a pervasive greed and hatred toward Natives and other peoples of color in this country. The desire to not be inclusive is a part of the everyday behaviors of State and local governments. When it comes to the overall inequality people of color face in this country, the phrase; ”Let them eat grass.” comes to mind.…
 
There’s a distinct pleasure to eating wild foods that you forage yourself—unless you pick the wrong thing. Imagine the horror you’d feel upon realizing that the risotto you cooked for your dinner party was made with *Amanita phalloides*, a.k.a. the death cap. You’d found the fungi off a trail near your home, sure they were common meadow mushrooms. …
 
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Continuation - Dr. Jovelle Fernandez (The Philipines) Dr. Jovelle Fernandez, a native from the Phillipines migrated to the United States after being an established practising Obstetrician-Gynocologist. In this episode, Dr. Fernandez discusses the realities of life in the Philipines and the sacrifices which were necessary to afford her children the …
 
Our language surrounding mental illness has evolved a lot over the past couple of decades … to a point. There are still some mental illnesses that exist outside of the bounds of most people’s understanding and compassion, that are not so easily accepted and are really scary to people who don’t have them. Illnesses that make the person seem “crazy,”…
 
Abortion stories flooding my timeline got me thinking about how we mine our most intense experiences for art, or worse, content. As a comedian with a couple one-man shows about my coma, it's a familiar process! Why do we do this? What are we looking for? Do we need to share at all? How can we know what's right for us? Comedian and frequent This Is …
 
Go here to save $10 on Storyworth Save $10 on your first purchase. Capture memories of your father's life and share them with your family for years to come! Go here to get this special offer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Lindsay McMahon and Michelle Kaplan
 
Click here to try ELSA now Special limited time offer available for All Ears English listeners! Get 85% off your lifetime pro membership Get 40% off your 1-year pro membership What is ELSA (English Language Speech Assistant): Get your own personal pronunciation assistant! Stop feeling embarrassed about your pronunciation. Get immediate feedback on …
 
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. To celebrate, we’re looking back at 20 of our favorite stories shared about the life experiences of Asian Americans over the course of four episodes. We’re also calling on listeners to get involved with initiatives like NonviolentPeaceforce.org where our friend Kalaya’an Mendoza trains citi…
 
With the Clockwork Expansion 2 coming out, I thought that it'd be a great time to take a look at my old review of Root (and the first Clockwork Expansion). With both of these expansions out, solo players can now go against EIGHT automated factions in Root, making for a truly delightful experience. We'll hear more about Root later on in my Top 10 so…
 
Over the last few weeks, I’ve mainly focused on our own internal struggles and insecurities that keep us from taking the necessary steps to better our situation. Our past failures, fear, and overall self-doubt make up just some of the voices that swirl around inside our head and keep our feet nailed to the floor. These voices must be silenced if yo…
 
The TFAL Crew is in Chicago! Over the next three episodes, TFAL brings you to the capitol of the Midwest! We will talk to some of the city’s community leaders and small business owners and discuss what the MIdwest Filipino American experience is all about. In this introductory episode, the TFAL crew discusses traveling for the first time since the …
 
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Evan had an epiphany about money in the shower. His breakthrough might change how society’s approach to finances, but is it cool? “We say we make more than we actually do: salary before taxes. And we say things cost less than they actually do: sticker prices before taxes.” Have a cool idea you think should be on the show? Leave us a voicemail at (8…
 
While at the park soliciting strangers for ideas, we met Debbie Ciraolo who advocated that peace and harmony are both very cool. Is she right? “It's not cool to have war, but it's real cool to have peace.” Have a cool idea? Go to the park and tell people there. Or leave us a voicemail at (848) 863-991 to submit it to the show.. More @ howcoolisthis…
 
Jesse wants to introduce a new dessert to the world that he hopes will get people to explore different options. It sounds delicious, but is it cool? “It’s like a moulded chocolate, and people put ganache fillings in it. I’m going to steep gulab jamuns… and then I’m going to use that cream, strained out, to make the ganache.” Have a cool idea you th…
 
Kunal and his team have created what could be the physical therapist of the future. This innovation will surely help mankind progress, but more importantly, is it cool? “If you have back pain or neck pain and you want to continue to exercise, our app will give you an assessment. You do an overhead squat, for example, and we'll basically look at you…
 
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