Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has appeared on recommended podcast lists from NPR, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, BBC America, CBC Radio, WVXU, io9, Omni, The Strand, Library Journal, and Popular Mechanics. CBC Radio writes, "You may n ...
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A charming collection of 14 short American history plays for the very young - ranging from Christopher Columbus to George Washington to Susan B Anthony. (Summary by Maria Therese)Cast:Narrator; First Maid of Honor; Second Woman: AvailleNarrator; Queen Isabella; Pocohantus: CaprishaPageColumbus; First Merchant; Blount; Squanto; Robert E. Lee: Tom CausbyWise Man; Captain Newport; King; Court; People; Richard Henry Lee; Californians; Auctioneer; Union Soldier: Libby GohnLuis; John Smith; William Penn; Noble; First Woman; First Boy; British General; Men; Secretary to the President; Mr. President; Abraham Lincoln; Soldier: Charlotte DuckettSecond Merchant: Courtier; Officer: Aidan BrackPowhatan; William Penn, Sr; Second Maid of Honor; Samoset; Third Boy; Father Gibault; Senator Benton; Ezekiel Webster; Wise Man of Spain: Maria ThereseWalter Raleigh; Bradford; Young George Washington; Second Man of the House; Mr. Sherman; Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Elizabeth KlettQueen Elizabeth: Verity KendallIndian Chief; Second Man: rookieblueFrancis Drake; Governor Carter; Benjamin Franklin: Nathanial W.C. HigginsMan; First Man; Second Boy; Robert Livingston; Father; Mr. Seward: balaNarrator; Susan B. Anthony: Victoria MartinPeople; Third Man of the House; General Scott; Mr. Haynes: KristingjStandish: Thomas Jefferson; George Rogers Clark; Andrew Jackson; President Van Buren; Henry Clay; John Hanks; Ulysses S. Grant: Amanda FridayBrewster; Mr. Hancock; General Flores; Officer: David OlsonNarrator; One of the Girls: Pamela KrantzMrs. Washington: BrittaniaFourth Boy; Speaker; Member of the House: Frances BrownPatrick Henry: GraceMen of the House; Other Man; Member of Congress: TriciaGJohn Adams; John Fremont; John Calhoun: Arielle LipshawOlder George Washington: Delmar H. DolbierDaniel Webster: nomorejeffsAudio edited by: Maria Therese; Hugh Gillis; Elizabeth Klett and Arielle Lipshaw