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Fingers on Buzzers is brought to you by comedian and keen amateur quizzer Lucy Porter, alongside The Chase's very own Jenny Ryan. Whether you’re a Pointless armchair aficionado, nostalgic for the days of Going for Gold, or a bona fide Mastermind, this is the podcast for you. Jenny and Lucy speak to a host of people who work behind the scenes of our favourite TV quiz shows, including James Harkin (QI), Roger Tilling (the ‘Voice’ of University Challenge) and Jenny Hawker (Only Connect); plus w ...
 
The Ghost Breaker is a drama and haunted house horror complete with heroes, villains, and a Princess. The Ghost Breaker was originally a screenplay and would later be made a drama film directed by Cecil B. DeMille. (Summary by Linette Geisel)Cast:Narrator: Linette GeiselWarren; Ghost Breaker and Kentuckian hero: Bill MosleyMaria Theresa, Princess of Aragon: Amanda FridayRusty Snow; Warren's servant man: Phil ChenevertCarlos, Duke of Alva, cousin of Maria Theresa: Marty KrisColonel Jarvis of ...
 
With hosts best-selling author Amy Parker and author and co-creator of VeggieTales Mike Nawrocki. If you have a child in your life that you want to pass along biblical values to, this podcast is for you. Hosted by best-selling author Amy Parker and author and co-creator of VeggieTales Mike Nawrocki, The Bible for Kids podcast seeks to provide a discovery platform for the best resources for teaching biblical values to kids. Guests include authors, teachers, musicians, film makers and more. Th ...
 
The IN PLAIN SIGHT podcast empowers current and future leaders with inspiring stories of fellow abolitionists and actionable insights to implement in their own organizations. Hosted by David Trotter, episodes feature engaging interviews with noted leaders in the anti-trafficking movement - men and women committed to ending all forms of human trafficking in our world - sex trafficking, labor trafficking, and organ trafficking. Get more information at www.inplainsightfilm.com.
 
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In this episode of Fingers On Buzzers, Jenny and Lucy welcome, comedian, actor & quiz addict, Justin Moorhouse to the show! Justin relates some past TV quiz show appearances, which clearly keep him awake at night, as well as giving us the insight on what it's like to be someone's phone a friend on 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' - an honour held by…
 
In our last episode, we alluded to the fact that there were female as well as male Druids in the Celtic iron age. But if the picture of male Druids is spotty, the picture of female Druids is more mysterious still. We decided to delve into Celtic culture, myth, and archaeology to see what we could uncover about female Druids in the ancient world. Ge…
 
Mike and Amy talk to podcast triple threat Randall Goodgame, creator of Slugs & Bugs about exciting new things - a new book set called Adventures from the Workshop and Beyond and a new Christmas special Make Ready for Christmas! Make Ready for Christmas As Randall and friends prepare for Christmas, Maggie decides to expand the annual Sing-Along int…
 
In this week's show, Lucy and Jenny welcome a man who made the nation gasp in reverence when he appeared on University Challenge, Mr Bobby Seagull! Bobby talks about his time being quizzed by Paxman and we also get a hint at an up-coming TV quiz which also features our very own Lucy! But can Bobby change Jenny and Lucy's attitudes to maths based qu…
 
Amy and Mike talk with author Emily Assell about her new series of board books for kids - Generation Claimed. Each book in the Generation Claimed series contains life-giving promises from Scripture that remind all God’s children, both young and old, of who they are in Him. Page after page shares a promise from God and the corresponding scripture fr…
 
Lucy and Jenny are back continue to bring an international feel to proceedings when they are joined by another listener based outside of the UK - Patrick from Australia - whose identity is kept firmly under lock and key, to find out why, you'll have to listen. Our hosts also serve-up the absolute treat for the ears that is comedian and SERIOUS quiz…
 
When Julius Caesar conquered Gaul, the Druids suffered a swift and catastrophic loss of status and position. Persecuted and demonized by later Emperors, many fled to Britain, where Roman influence didn’t reach. But eventually, the Romans followed. The Druids were driven to the island of Anglesey— the last stronghold of Druidic life and learning. Fr…
 
Mike and Amy talked to author and speaker Jennie Allen about her new series for kids, Theolaby, a 5 book series that tells the story of God from creation to heaven. From Jennie: Fifteen years ago, I found myself smack in the middle of raising (and surviving) a house full of little ones. I wanted to know God for myself and teach my children about wh…
 
Welcome to a brand new episode of Fingers On Buzzers, which is released as Lucy approaches the end of a a tense week of puzzling on Richard Osman's House of Games! As we find out, most of the contestants were very much in it to win it and this week's podcast guest Neil Delamere was no exception to that. He and Lucy relive their bitter rivalry for t…
 
Ahead of our series on Roman Britain, we decided to re-release The Hound of Ulster. This episode gives background to some of the things we delve into in our upcoming episodes, and we reference it a lot--so we thought it'd be a good idea to put it back in our feed beforehand. What can a story from ancient Ireland tell us about the Gauls before Caesa…
 
Amy and Mike talk with Josh Straub about the book Advent with 25 Days of the Christmas Story: An Advent Family Experience written with his wife Christi. Josh and Christi Straub are speakers, authors, and marriage and leadership coaches. Together, they lead Famous at Home, an organization equipping families and leaders to be famous at home, so they …
 
Jenny and Lucy are back and this week they take a side-step into the world of game show, with the KING of gameshow hosts, Les Dennis! Les was of course one of the hosts of long-running, ever popular 'Family Fortunes'. As well as talking about some of the stranger answers Les remembers from the contestants, we also finally learn just who those 100 p…
 
What tales kept people from thousands of years ago up at night? This Halloween, Ancient History Fangirl teams up with Liv Albert from Let’s Talk About Myths, Baby! to delve into spooky stories from the ancient world that will send a shiver up your spine—tales of shrieking Banshees, deathly Furies, and the terrors of Samhain. So spread some salt ove…
 
Amy and Mike catch up with BibleForce creator Wayne McCay on this weeks episode. Lots going on with BibleForce including the free Audio app, lots of new website material and the Jesus Lives book and video series. If your children are fans of comic books and graphic novels, they'll enjoy reading about the action and adventures of biblical heroes ret…
 
Jenny and Lucy are back, with another dose of quizzing fun and joining them this week is actor, singer and quiz obsessive, Shaun Williamson! Shaun has literally written the book on quiz, as he tells our hosts all about 'A Matter of Facts: One Man's Journey into the Nation's Quiz Obsession' - an essential read for anyone with even a passing interest…
 
Communities all over the ancient world had a problem: their dead wouldn’t stay in the ground. They rose up as shambolic corpses, gusts of wind and evil spirits, draining human life force and devouring flesh and blood. The vampire myth is an ancient one, found on every continent. Join us as we explore the oldest vampire myths we could find from Sume…
 
This week Amy and Mike talk with Art Ayris and Linda Howard regarding the new comic/graphic book, The Epic Bible: God’s Story of Redemption and Love from Eden to Eternity. Get swept away by God’s awesome story in this riveting graphic Bible. A stunning visual journey, The Epic Bible tells the central story of the Bible, with dramatic, full-color ar…
 
Lucy and Jenny are back to lavish you with another fun-filled episode of quiz. chat and frolics. Joining our trusty hosts today is comedian and musician Vikki Stone who pops-in to chat about being part of the ensemble of Richard Osman's House of Games, which also happens to be her very first TV quiz show and to be quizzed on her classical music kno…
 
Last time we covered vampires, we were struck by the haunting connection between vampire myths and real disease. Between that and the many vampire myths from around the world that we didn’t have time to cover, you might say we had unfinished business with vampires. This Halloween, Ancient History Fangirl teams up with Raven Forrest Fruscalzo from t…
 
Amy and Mike talk in this episode with Jesse Florea editor of "Family Clubhouse" from Focus on the Family, about his new book Defend Your Faith - 100 Devotions for Kids with Questions. Why do you believe in God? Answering that question might seem hard, but it’s important. “Defend Your Faith: 100 Devotions for Kids with Questions” introduces young b…
 
Welcome to this latest episode of Fingers on Buzzers and today Lucy and Jenny welcome comedian, James Acaster to the show! James is no stranger to a TV quiz, having appeared on the re-booted Blockbusters, deciding to leave learning the rules until he actually played the game, as you'll hear for yourself. We also go through James' appearance on Poin…
 
This week Amy and Mike talk with author Dan DeWitt who has written a number of books for kids including Why God? and his latest The Bright Light and the Super Scary Darkness. Dan DeWitt (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is associate professor of applied theology and apologetics and the director of the Center for Biblical Apologetics …
 
Hello and welcome to today's episode of Fingers On Buzzers, which brings a wealth of animal knowledge, along with some 'killer' questions and that just goes to show that even quiz can be gruesome, so best keep this listen to adults only. The inspiration for the true crime theme is this week's star guest, comedian and podcaster Kiri Pritchard-McLean…
 
Ancient History Fangirl is taking a break. We'll be busy getting ready for Season 6--which we're really psyched about. Listen in as we discuss highlights of the previous season, our big plans for Season 6, and some other important developments. Get ad-free episodes here: https://www.patreon.com/ancienthistoryfangirl Learn more about your ad choices…
 
In this weeks episode Amy and Mike talk with Dorena Williamson about her books Thoughtful, Gracefull and Colorful. Dorena Williamson is a bridge builder, speaker, writer, and worship leader who knows the power and beauty of racial awareness. She and her husband, Dr. Chris Williamson, planted Strong Tower Bible Church in Nashville, Tennessee, and ha…
 
This week's episode of is a riot of quiz, chat and a story which will turn the blood cold of anyone who has hosted an online quiz over lockdown. The former comes courtesy of listener Alex, who through sheer love of quiz has managed to get to work on some of TV's BIGGEST shows and the latter is provided by this week's celebrity guest; actor, comedia…
 
On this weeks episode Mike and Amy talk with Cynthia Yanof about her new book, her podcast, and The Bible for Kids Podcast joining the Christian Parenting Podcast Network (Yeah!) About Cynthia Yanof Cynthia Yanof is a wife, mom, blogger, and the host of the Pardon the Mess podcast. She has a relaxed style of interviewing, combining her quick wit an…
 
AND THEY'RE BACK! Yes, Lucy and Jenny return with series 4 of Fingers on Buzzers and what a bag of treats they have in store. This week alone we are treated to a chat with host of Radio 4's The News Quiz and Jenny Ryan doppelganger, Angela Barnes, who pits her wits against Jenny and Lucy in a news-based quiz set by friend of the show, Steve N Allen…
 
More than 1,800 years after Spartacus fought for his freedom, another rebel leader spearheaded the most successful slave revolt in history: the Haitian Revolution. That leader was a man named Toussaint L’Ouverture. This week, we invited Mike Duncan of The History of Rome and Revolutions to help us compare these two revolutionaries and discuss what …
 
This week Amy and Mike continue their discussion with Sergio Cariello, illustrator of The Action Bible and Michelle Baird from Cook Publishing. Arriving this September, and updated version of The Action Bible will feature 25 new Bible stories and 23 expanded stories – all illustrated by Marvel and DC Comics artist Sergio Cariello. The Action Bible …
 
This week Amy and Mike catch up with Sergio Cariello, illustrator of The Action Bible and Michelle Baird from Cook Publishing. Arriving this September, and updated version of The Action Bible will feature 25 new Bible stories and 23 expanded stories – all illustrated by Marvel and DC Comics artist Sergio Cariello. The Action Bible family of product…
 
Crixus is dead. Spartacus has given up on crossing the Alps. And he has a new enemy: a man with endless money, endless resources, and a lot to prove. Nobody asked for more Crassus. Not Spartacus, not the Roman Senate, and not the hundred thousand people following Spartacus to a better life. But in this episode, that’s exactly what everyone is going…
 
Hosts Amy Parker and Mike Nawrocki catch up with one of our favorites Yancy on this weeks episode of the podcast to talk about what's new with her! She just released new music in her Little Praise Party series and always has a lot of fun happening! With boundless energy, a myriad of creative channels, an unflinching commitment to evangelism and a h…
 
After defeating Glaber on the slopes of Mt. Vesuvius, Spartacus and his rebels enjoyed a glorious Italian summer—taming wild ponies for their infantry, attracting new recruits, and raiding in the rich Italian farmlands. But all good summers come to an end. The Roman Senate continued to send more experienced generals against Spartacus--even as he st…
 
Amy and Mike discuss teens and financial challenges on this weeks podcast. Very timely with school starting back up in it's many variances this year. Today’s teens are faced with more financial opportunities—and threats—than ever before, from summer jobs and scholarships to credit card applications and student loans. How are young people supposed t…
 
Amy and Mike catch up with Todd Tilghman and his wife Brooke on this podcast episode. Todd was the winner of the 18th season of The Voice! You'll love his story and testimony. Todd Tilghman is the lead pastor of Cornerstone Church in Meridian, Mississippi, the husband of his high-school sweetheart, Brooke, and the father of eight energetic children…
 
In our last episode, Spartacus and his compatriots broke out of the ludus and began their rebellion. Spurred on by the Dionysian prophecies of his lover, the Thracian Lady, Spartacus’ legend grew. But the Roman Senate was not going to let his army rampage unchecked—and soon Spartacus would face troubles without and tribal conflicts within. It all c…
 
Author Laura Smith is back on the podcast this episode as Mike and Amy interview her regarding her latest book, How Sweet the Sound. Moms, you're going to love this one and this book! Best-selling author and speaker Laura L. Smith is a music lover. She grew up singing old hymns in her traditional church, then rushing home to count down the rest of …
 
Amy and Mike interview author/speaker Laura Gallier about topics facing teens and young adults today and her Delusion trilogy! In a youth culture intrigued by the paranormal yet often skeptical of biblical claims, Laura Gallier seeks to bring awareness and understanding to issues surrounding the supernatural. Having battled her own enemies of the s…
 
In the final episode of series 3 of Fingers On Buzzers, Lucy and Jenny welcome erstwhile 'Eggheads' adversaries, Geoff Lloyd and Annabel Port, to represent podcast 'Adrift' in the finale of the pod mash-ups. Why DID Judith Keppel have beef with Geoff as a result of their 'Eggheads' appearance? How many vocalists of the group 'The Drifters' had in t…
 
The story of Spartacus is the story of the Roman Republic at a crossroads. In the 70s BC, the city of Rome was a powderkeg, the peninsula was wracked with starvation and violence, the Mediterranean was crawling with pirates, and two major wars raged overseas. This was the state of affairs when Spartacus rebelled. Join us as we explore the volatile …
 
An interesting podcast this week as Mike and Amy catch up with Eugene Bach and talk mission work. Eugene Bach is a pseudonym for a member of the Chinese underground church. He was trained in US military special operations and served two tours in the Persian Gulf and Asia-Pacific region, serving primarily as a member of a rapid response team focusin…
 
As social distancing continues, Lucy & Jenny use their time apart wisely by hooking themselves-up to video conferencing software to quiz and be quizzed by some of the finest podcasts in the land and today they welcome comedian, presenter of TV's The Mash Report & host of current affairs podcast 'Some News', Mr Steve N Allen to the Fingers On Buzzer…
 
In this episode of the podcast, go behind the scenes with podcast producer and long-time kids guy Dan Lynch! We did into why our podcast exists, how listeners can use the information provided and the vision now and for the future of TheBibleforKids.com. It's all about empowering parents and those working with kids to help them pass along Biblical v…
 
The podcast mash-ups keep coming and latest to join the portfolio is the amazing comedian, author, journalist and host of top podcast 'How To Own The Room' - Viv Groskop! Viv looks through her rolodex of past guests to form the ultimate pub quiz team...but does Hilary Clinton make the grade, and which famous classicist is most likely to be up for a…
 
Join us as we travel back in time to the amphitheatre of Capua—mainland Italy's largest amphitheatre in its day—and experience a day at the gladiatorial games during the time of Spartacus. This episode was sponsored by Oneshi Press. Sound sculpting by Lens Group Media. Get ad-free episodes here. Mr. Guy Lens Group Media Learn more about your ad cho…
 
Children's ministry looks different today, during pandemic situations. Amy and Mike catch up this week with Becky Clark, Director of Children's Ministry at Christ Community Church in Franklin TN. No matter if you're involved in your churches children's ministry or a parent doing all you can at home, don't miss this episode. Becky Clark is the Direc…
 
Another week another smashing of pods and this week Lucy and Jenny are joined by most of Pappy's Flatshare Slamdown Podcast. Matt & Ben prove they could hold their own in a quiz and provide some fun facts of their own whilst they're at it, whilst Jenny reveals a rather extreme aversion to an animal usually viewed as innocuous at most. As always the…
 
This week Amy and Mike interview one of the most energetic and "upside down" guests ever - Duncan Philips for the Newsboys. Duncan Phillips is an Australian pop/rock drummer, percussionist, keyboardist, and composer. He is best known for his career with the Newsboys as their drummer and percussionist. Phillips' involvement with musical performance …
 
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