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Coronavirus! Climate! Brexit! Trump! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting: Talking Politics is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Every week David Runciman and Helen Thompson talk to the most interesting people around about the ideas and events that shape our world: from history to economics, from philosophy to fiction. What does the future hold? Can democracy survive? How crazy will it get? This is the political conversation that matters ...
 
The Barneys Podcast is the show that celebrates fashion, style, culture, and personality—and for Season 3, our new host Noor Tagouri is here to shake up the conversation. Noor is a trailblazing journalist who takes over the mic to dig deeper, challenge convention, and celebrate the people who dare to use their voices to push culture forward. With her heartfelt interview style, Noor has intimate conversations with a dynamic guest lineup that includes Tan France, Elaine Welteroth, Diet Prada, ...
 
I Am Science was hosted by the prominent English journalist Rodney Borgnine and was the longest running radio interview programme in broadcast history. Guests included Laura Limb, inventor of the Yasser Ara-Fat Burner, Tonya Pol, CEO of Toe Job Taxis, and Holman Garido, founder of gynaecological amusement park, Treasure Island. However, it was Borgnine’s conversations with Dr Jellgood that most cemented the programme’s reputation. The first interview, airing in August 1965, drew 46 million v ...
 
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This week we talk about race and representation with Cathy Cohen of the GenForward Survey project based in Chicago. What do young Americans want from democratic politics? How do their priorities vary according to race and ethnicity? And can a Biden presidency deliver on the desire for real change? Plus we catch up with Jeevun Sandher and Michael Ba…
 
In this episode we... ...tell you where to find a Jim Henson Thanksgiving Movie! ...roll over and play dead with Beethoven! ...miss our Planes, Trains, and Automobiles talking about John Hughes. ...give you behind the scenes details of Titanic. ...let you know the TOP TEN mishaps in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade! ...explain vaguely what Apocal…
 
In this episode we... ...get a hint about Vince Vaughn on a project. ...get inside scoops of the scenes from the new Borat 2 movie! ...find out about old childhood 90's shows that are in the works! ...go on a tangent about legalized drugs?!? ...Try or Deny Tech Toys: an Alarm clock that Keeps your cannabis fresh! ....hear about a $60,000 TV that we…
 
This week a special edition from the Bristol Festival of Economics with Helen Thompson and Adam Tooze talking about what might follow the pandemic. From vaccines to changing patterns of employment, from action on climate to new tensions with China, we explore what the long-term effects of 2020 might be. Plus we discuss what options are open to a Bi…
 
In this episode we... ...pull back the curtain on The Wizard of Oz and are bothered by stories from the set. ...debate if Stand-Up comedy is something to look into? ...find a Selfie taking Toaster? ...find out about the Smart Levi Jean Jacket! ...might need a Pav-lock to help with bad habits. ...hear about how Florida Man decides to play with a Leo…
 
We talk to the historian Margaret MacMillan about the changing character of war, from the ancient world to the twenty-first century. Do we still understand the risks? Where are the conflicts of the future likely to break out? And how can we reconcile the terrible destructiveness of war with its capacity to bring about positive change? Plus we talk …
 
In this episode we... ...announce the voice cast of a new animated show coming to Fox. ...find out why we never saw Charlie Brown on TV this year? ...say goodbye to Quibi. ...reveal a couple of childhood stories and acting prowess. ...compare different acting skill types and why they not all work. ...reveal some more behind the scenes set problems …
 
David, Helen and Gary convene on very little sleep to try to make sense of another extraordinary election. Though we still don't know who won, we do know that some things are going to get even harder for American democracy. What's the nightmare scenario: the loser refusing to lose, or the winner being unable to govern? Why did the pollsters get it …
 
David talks to Roberto Foa about his recent report into young people's attitude to democracy around the world. Why are millennials so much less satisfied with democratic politics than older generations? Can populist politics do anything to alter that? And what does the generation divide tell us about changing attitudes to Trump? Plus we discuss the…
 
A conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Daniel Yergin about the new energy map of the world. What impact has the shale revolution had on global politics? Is China winning or losing the energy wars? And will the energy transition happen fast enough for climate change? Daniel's book: www.waterstones.com/book/the-new-map/daniel-yergin/978024…
 
In this super long episode we... ...dig up details on over 10 Horror movie film sets, and learn the terrors the cast and crews went through. Including: The Conjuring, Annabelle, The Omen, and Poltergeist to name a few. ...find the truth on over 5 Hollywood Urban Legends. Including : The Cecil Hotel, Murder Castle, Three Men and a Baby(?) ...give de…
 
Helen and David talk about what four years of Trump - and of talking (and talking) about Trump - have meant for their thinking about America and about democratic politics. Is it possible to give a balanced picture of Trump's presidency? Have the last four years followed a pattern or has it just been chaos? What is the likely legacy of Trump's extra…
 
In this episode we... ...hear about how Adam lost a fight with a dryer and wore painted pants. ...learn what Disney+ has done to start a conversation. ...reminisce about old childhood toys with a little help from Fisher Price. ...find out how a Home Improvement star wrecked his home life. ...give little rumor scoops on Keanu Reeves next project, th…
 
In this episode we... ...give you the rundown on all types of Halloween movies in the works! ...explain why you will want/need Disney+ ...drop knowledge on details of Peacocks. ...briefly expose the analytics of Facebook news. ...find tech gear that will isolate you from the world while you watch your phone. ...tell you how to get your pets onto so…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic makes it more important than ever to get vaccinated against influenza this fall. Learn why in this podcast with Dr. Shannon McDonald, the FNHA’s interim Chief Medical Health Officer. Dr. McDonald also answers other questions you may have about the annual flu vaccine. Learn more: https://www.fnha.ca/coronavirus…
 
In this episode we... ...talk about new Netflix shows for Halloween. ...rundown the reason why the DeLorean had to go 88MPH! ...spin out of control on a time travel conspiracy tangent. ...find out about a cool new product from Google. ...learn how Spotify will help you remember "that one song". ...find definitions for Tooth Sweater, Dankrupt, Neptu…
 
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