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Bestselling and award-winning science fiction authors talk about their new books and much more in candid conversations with host Rob Wolf. In recent episodes, he's talked with Martha Wells (The Murderbot Diaries) about endearing-but-deadly bots, Sam J. Miller (Blackfish City) about “hopeful" dystopias, Daryl Gregory (Spoonbenders) about telekinesis and espionage, Meg Elison (The Book of Etta) about memory and the power of writing, Mur Lafferty (Six Wakes) about cloning and Agatha Christie, M ...
 
A weekly podcast. A place to let your geek flag fly and talk about all things geek. Basically a fuzzy guide to life, the universe, and everything but mostly geek stuff. A journey through some geek news, comics, The Simpsons, Star Wars, and whatever randomness finds its way onto the recording. Welcome! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/laugh-it-up-fuzzball/support
 
Get your geek on with idobi Radio’s Geek Girl Riot. Each week our hosts take turns on the mic to discuss all the things close to our geeky hearts, topped off with fresh and far-out segments, and special guest appearances for talks and spotlights. It promises to be a rowdy good time.
 
Bad Playstyle is a book club podcast. We all sit down and play the same game and hopefully you have too so you can be intellectually engaged with our discussion. We generally aim for shorter games that have a start to finish of six hours or less. Spoilers: The games we play for each episode will absolutely be spoiled and any others that come up in conversation can potentially be in the line of fire. Each episode's show notes will list all games mentioned. It is recommended that you check an ...
 
The Riot Act was passed by the British Parliament in 1714, the first year of the reign of George I, and came into effect in August 1715. This was a time of widespread social disturbance, as the preamble describes; the Act sought to put an end to this. A group of twelve or more people, “being unlawfully, riotously and tumultuously assembled”, would be read a proclamation; they must disperse within an hour, on pain of death. The same fate would befall anyone preventing the reading of the procl ...
 
Breckinridge Elkins is the roughest, toughest, fastest-shootin’, hardest-fightin’ feller in the Bear Creek settlement, and probably in the entire Humbolt Mountains. As he travels further from home, he single-handedly takes on outlaws, settles (and starts) feuds and tries his hand at romancing the girls. He also discovers a lot of strange customs among other folks, such as building houses out of boards and wearing clothes that ain’t buckskins. Set in Nevada during the late 1800’s, this collec ...
 
Hope and Red is an action-packed audio epic fantasy about an empire on the brink of war, a warrior on the path of revenge, a necromancer on the hunt for power, and a thief who’s really just trying to stay alive. Read by the author Jon Skovron. Produced by Orbit and Hachette Audio.
 
Wassup Peeps. Welcome to "The Biblio-babu Show", a podcast where I speak about some key take away from every book that I read. New episodes come out every morning so you can start your day with some great insight into some amazing books. Share your feedback suggestions and if you have a book you wanna listen to, on feedback.amansidhu@gmail.com. You can also ping me on Instagram @amanssidhu, on Twitter @amandeep 412 and on Facebook @amandeep singh Stay happy, stay knowledge hungry and stay co ...
 
Helping people make peace with food since 2013. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and journalist Christy Harrison, MPH, RD, CDN talks with guests about their relationships with food, body image, eating disorders, weight and size acceptance, non-diet nutrition, exercise, self-compassion and self-care--all from a body-positive, Health at Every Size perspective. Along the way, Christy shares her own journey from disordered eater and dieter to food writer a ...
 
Murder, infidelity, suicide, arson, addiction, religious cults, drug trafficking; this podcast explores the alleged true crime antics and criminal connections of musicians we love like Jerry Lee Lewis, the Rolling Stones, XXXTentacion, Cardi B, the Grateful Dead, Tupac, Biggie, Amy Winehouse, Bob Marley and more. Why? Because real rock stars are more like feral, narcissistic animals than functioning members of society and that is precisely what makes them so damn entertaining. If you love tr ...
 
Where Faith and Barbells meet. On the channel we deal with all things FAITH and Barbell. We explore the changes that happen when we accept Jesus as Lord in our lives and dicuss all aspects of picking things up and putting things down. Normally heavy things! Sit back and enjoy while we explore Faith and Barbell. Support us here Support us
 
In a community of likeminded individuals in the firearms, and self-protection industry, Evolution Security instructors Eric Davis, Brian Schilt and Aaron Davis believe in a renaissance approach and philosophy. Focusing on teaching, educating, and informing everyday people on the path of defense and health. You will hear case studies on the judicious use of force and statistics that are far too often ignored by the mainstream media. There will be a heavy emphasis on personal accountability, f ...
 
Every story is a crossroads. A diverse company of Chicago artists produces new audio dramas—recorded live—and stages freewheeling audience conversations about them. Led by Founder and Executive Producer Jeremy McCarter, Make-Believe shares suspenseful, moving, hilarious stories, and tries to discover how they shape our world.
 
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Jeff and Rebecca mostly respond to listener ideas for bonus episodes. Some of it is even about books. This episode is sponsored by: This episode is sponsored by Macmillan Podcasts, Book Trip by C.J. Duarte, Mexican Gothic by Sylvia Moreno-Garcia, and Book Riot Insiders. Discussed in this episode: First Underground Railroad teaser trailer Toni Morri…
 
We’re exactly one week from Election Day, and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is making a last-minute campaign swing through Georgia. Several polls show Biden and President Donald Trump are in a dead heat in Georgia. This, in a state that’s gone Democrat just once in the last 40 years. So, does record early voting turnout signal that 20…
 
The coronavirus pandemic has led to some tough times for our nation’s farmers, and Georgia’s agriculture industry is no exception. According to a recent study from the University of Georgia and Georgia Farm Bureau, 82% of farmers in the state lost revenue due to the pandemic. Those anticipating an annual loss will lose, on average, $49,000. Now, wi…
 
Like everything else in 2020, Halloween will be different this year. But celebrating with the Center for Puppetry Arts will remain a tradition. “The Ghastlies” will be hosting their annual event virtually this year on Halloween. The adults-only vaudeville-esque show has been around since 2005. The Center’s Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines created the ide…
 
It seems ludicrous that in the state of Tennessee, there are more monuments to a slave trader and grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan than to all three of the state’s presidents combined. Yet, the tributes to Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest can be found throughout the South. This was the inspiration behind Connor Towne O’ Neill’s new book “Dow…
 
Early voting in Georgia ends this Friday, and, so far, the state has already seen record turnout. According to state officials, more than 2.7 million have taken advantage of early voting and absentee by mail ballots. In Cobb County, about 211,000 people have voted so far. On Tuesday’s edition of “Closer Look,” Janine Eveler, the Cobb County directo…
 
A record number of ballots are expected to be tallied in Georgia for the Nov. 3 general election. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger says measures are in place to promote greater confidence in the system. Raffensperger spoke to WABE’s “Morning Edition” host Lisa Rayam to explain why the statewide audit will give voters confidence that th…
 
This week, Alice and Kim talk new releases and Frankenstein author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. This episode is sponsored by the podcast Borrowed from the Brooklyn Public Library, The Limerence Imprint of Oni Press, and Nothing Like I Imagined by Mindy Kaling. Subscribe to For Real using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. For more nonfictio…
 
When Tiffany Qiu heard how much her surgery was going to cost her, she was sure the hospital’s financial department had made a mistake. Qiu already knew from a breast cancer scare earlier that year that her plan required a 30% coinsurance payment on operations, so she pressed the person on the phone several times to make sure she had heard correctl…
 
This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss Memorial, The Sacrifice of Darkness, The Solitude of Wolverines, and more great books. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot community; Kingdom of the Wicked, published by Jimmy Patterson Books; and Yen Press. Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commem…
 
Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation could open the door to a world that many anti-abortion-rights activists have been envisioning for decades. “I hope and pray that we will be in a world post-Roe v. Wade,” said Carrie Murray Nellis, 41, an adoption attorney based in Georgia. Murray Nellis is the founder of Abiding Love Adoptions, w…
 
The Misfits were truly unique. Scary. Violent. Angry. Nihilistic. These words can easily describe not only their music, but also the band as people, particularly frontman Glenn Danzig. Rumored to have been arrested for grave robbery, locked up abroad and inciting riots here in the States, the Misfits blazed a path of annihilation trading on fiction…
 
The new documentary ‘High on Heels‘ explores the multi-century long history of a beloved fashion accessory. The film explores the different aspects of heels as a lifestyle choice, the shoe’s history, and the health factors that come with wearing them. It features interviews with shoe designers, stylists, dancers, models, educators, and everyday wom…
 
The U.S. Census Bureau’s door-knocking efforts are now officially over. Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau undertakes their massive census counting of everyone across the nation. WABE reporter Roxanne Scott recently stopped by “Morning Edition” and spoke to host Lisa Rayam about the 2020 census count. Community activists, statisticians, and civ…
 
It’s been about a year since Mirtha Ramos moved from Florida to Georgia to lead the DeKalb County Police Department. Ramos officially began her new role with DeKalb on Nov. 4 after serving for nearly two decades in Miami. In her conversation with “Closer Look” host Rose Scott last November, Ramos talked about the need for officers and the community…
 
Whenever Elgin Baylor played, people stopped what they were doing and watched. That refrain appears throughout the new young adult book “Above the Rim: How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball.” Author Jennifer Bryant and illustrator Frank Morrison spoke with “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes via Zoom to discuss the book about the award-winning NBA player…
 
Marxian critic Esperanza Fonseca (http://twitter.com/endclasssociety) stops by to talk sex work and racism. A Socialist, Feminist, and Transgender Analysis of “Sex Work”https://proletarianfeminist.medium.com/a-socialist-feminist-and-transgender-analysis-of-sex-work-b08aaf1ee4abfollow us: twitter.com/lowsocietypod | support us: patreon.com/lowsociet…
 
Welcome to the place where I get to let my geek flag fly and talk about all things geek. Basically a fuzzy guide to life, the universe, and everything but mostly geek stuff. This is where I look into the world of geekdom and some geek news, comics, The Simpsons, Star Wars, and whatever randomness finds its way onto the recording. Welcome to the Wed…
 
This week Dale and Brian talk about the Chinese influence on our economy and how they have seemingly infiltrated the mainstream media, and social media. They also go over the “dark winter” comment by Joe Biden, and gun legislation. You can find all the links to the video clips we played in the show below, as well as a little more detail about the t…
 
The Rev. Murphy Davis, a pioneer for homeless activism in Atlanta and co-founder of the Open Door Community, died last week at the age of 72. She and her husband, Ed Loring, began their work on behalf of the homeless in 1970s Atlanta, a time when those on the margins had few advocates–and even fewer places to sleep. In that era leading up to the 19…
 
Nov. 3 promises to be an Election Day unlike any other, and public safety entities say they’re preparing for tensions and the possibility of violence. Poll workers are usually the first line of defense in case of disputes between voters, though they may be backed up by private security guards. Some local election authorities say they’ll be adding g…
 
In an industrial warehouse attached to the DeKalb County elections office, dozens of workers wear N95 protective masks and sit at spaced-out tables. They’re a mix of county employees, poll workers and volunteers. In front of them are bins of absentee ballots. These ballots have already been verified and accepted, according to DeKalb County election…
 
Body-image researcher Nadia Craddock joins us to discuss body image beyond body size and weight, her experiences in inpatient eating-disorder treatment, colorism and its harmful effects on body image, how to push back against body ideals, and so much more. Plus, in Ask Food Psych, Christy answers a listener question about how to talk to a doctor wh…
 
Four years ago, neither President Trump nor Hillary Clinton visited Georgia. This time around, Trump has been here three times over the summer. Trump’s surrogates have also come, including Donald Trump Jr. to Atlanta on Friday. “We need to win overwhelmingly and we cannot do that without you Georgia,” said Trump Jr. to an in-person crowd. “So get o…
 
With less than two weeks before Election Day, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden held their final debate at Belmont University in Nashville. Polls show Georgians are evenly split, but Democratic Party leaders are fueling a last-minute push in hopes Biden can swing Georgia Blue. So how effective was the debate in wooing undec…
 
Dolores Huerta, a longtime civil rights activist and co-founder of the United Farm Workers, spoke to Democratic voters in Georgia on Thursday. The 90-year-old activist says Latinos in the state can swing the election. Huerta is on a virtual tour to organize Democrats in states including Arizona, Florida and Pennsylvania. She says Latino voters in G…
 
Halloween is just days away and research suggests consumers are figuring out new ways to celebrate the holiday during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly 150 million people plan to participate in Halloween-related activities this year. Consumer spending for the fall holiday is predicted to reach $8.05 billion, a drop from 2019 when consumer spending peak…
 
“Sesame Street” has been a staple of childhood entertainment and education since it premiered all the way back in November of 1969. The writer Malcolm Gladwell described the essence of “Sesame Street” as “the artful blend of fluffy monsters and earnest adults.” Those fluffy monsters and the moments they have brought to the show are iconic. From Big…
 
Killer Mike, T.I., and Bobby Shmurda are names regularly featured in the headlines. However, a new NPR podcast aims to go beyond the sound bites by weaving together conversations with these artists and other experts to investigate the history of hip-hop and mass incarceration. The podcast, “Louder Than A Riot,” breaks down the criminal justice syst…
 
Updated at 10:41 a.m. Saturday The polling for the presidential race in Georgia shows the outcome as too close to call, and that’s clear, based on the high profile campaign visits the state has been receiving. On Friday, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris traveled to Georgia for the first time since joining the ticket, and Donald Trump Jr. made his second tri…
 
Back in May, school funding experts predicted a looming financial disaster for the nation’s K-12 schools. “I think we’re about to see a school funding crisis unlike anything we have ever seen in modern history,” warned Rebecca Sibilia, the founder of EdBuild, a school finance advocacy organization. “We are looking at devastation that we could not h…
 
This week, Tirzah talks about two great middle grade horror novels! This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot community. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher and never miss a beat book. Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news. B…
 
EPISODE 343 In the 14th annual Bowery Boys Halloween podcast, we celebrate some classic strange and supernatural terrors written by the most famous horror writers in New York City history. Since 2020 is already a year full of absurd twists and frights, we thought we'd celebrate the season in a slightly different way. Don't worry! Tom and Greg are d…
 
The High Museum has announced it will host the first major traveling exhibition of work by artist Julie Mehretu. The exhibition will be on view from Oct. 24 through Jan. 31. The exhibition will include work spanning her more than two-decadeslong career. The exhibition will feature 40 drawings and prints and 35 paintings. Mehretu is known for her co…
 
Moreland Avenue, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Cascade Road, Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard. All of these streets are classified as “high-injury networks.” According to the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, these streets have the most injuries and fatalities among the city’s roadways. The coalition has tracked the city’s Top 10 high-injury streets. These…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to economic instability for families across the nation, and the metro Atlanta is no exception. Many people are struggling to make ends meet and, as a result, are struggling to pay rent and mortgage costs. In August, the board of commissioners in Cobb County approved $4.8 million to provide grants to renters and…
 
Out Front Theatre Company has announced three new productions that will be available virtually on their website. The first “Diva: Live from Hell” will be offered Oct. 23-25. The play tells the story of the former president of the high school drama club and star of every play Desmond Channing, who is sentenced to the seventh circle of Hell to pay fo…
 
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