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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.
 
The best afternoon call-in talk program around Lake Michigan! Hosts Luis Perez and Shantell Jamison discuss current events and social justice issues, talk with local who's whos, and share stories. Luis and Shantell's 'real talk' and enthusiastic style coupled with a focus on personal narratives lead to engaging and frank conversations with callers and guests. Airs Mon-Fri 4-6pm Central on Vocalo 89.5 FM and Vocalo.org.
 
By the way, did you know that Vocalo collaborates with community partners to bring you voices and conversations you cannot hear anywhere else on public radio? Well, we do. We curate the best of these collaborations and present them to you here, as part of the ‘By the Way’ series on Vocalo 90.7 FM / 89.5 FM and Vocalo.org.
 
Coming to you live from Carter's Barbershop in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood, The Barber Shop Show brings you a weekly dose of real talk, straight from the shop floor. No punches are pulled and no topic is considered off-topic. Produced in partnership with the Chicago Reporter, and hosted by WBEZ’s Richard Steele. Airs every Sunday at 9am CST on Vocalo 91.1FM, 89.5 FM, and streams live on Vocalo.org. The show also airs on Sundays at 3pm on WBEZ, 91.5FM, and streams live on WBEZ.org.
 
The Paper Machete is a free, weekly “live magazine” covering pop culture, current events and American manners. Part spoken-word show, part vaudeville revue, The Paper Machete features comedians, journalists, storytellers and musical guests performing in the back room of a Chicago bar. The show was created and hosted by writer Christopher Piatt (pronounced like hot apple PIE-it). In June 2011 The Chicago Reader named The Paper Machete “Best Comedy Variety Show of 2011.” The Paper Machete podc ...
 
Live performances and interviews with emerging music artists and national touring acts that you won't hear anywhere else. Host Jesse Menendez moves beyond the typical "tell us about the album" interviews, bringing you real conversations with the people shaping the modern music scene in a variety of genres. Airs every Wednesday 8-9pm Central on Vocalo 89.5 FM and Vocalo.org.
 
Host Jonathan Groubert and WBEZ have teamed up to bring back the revered program, The State We're In. In Season 1 of this podcast reboot, you'll hear astonishing true and personal stories from all over the globe. The sonically beautiful, and narratively gripping "talkumentary" program brings you guests who will amaze you, break your heart or leave you laughing -- sometimes, all at once. If you're a fan of This American Life, or captivating storytelling in general, you'll want to be sure to s ...
 
The World Beyond the Headlines series is a collaborative project of the Center for International Studies, the International House Global Voices Program, and the Seminary Co-op Bookstores and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Its aim is to bring scholars and journalists together to consider major international issues and how they are covered in the media.
 
A podcast about the most amazing animals for curious folks! Did you know a cow framed for starting the Great Chicago Fire is responsible for creating one of the largest public library systems in the United States, or that horseshoe crabs are an important part of your flu vaccine? Did you hear about the bees in Croatia that can detect land mines or that farmers can save cattle by painting giant eyes on bovine butts? Professional dog trainer, author, and curious host, Melissa McCue-McGrath, CP ...
 
science+art+journalism... Time is running out to rescue and repair the planet, climate scientists keep telling us. They say that soon fresh water will be more precious than gold. They warn that no one will be untouched. But is anyone really listening? In After Water, scientists, writers and journalists to peer into the future—100 years or more—and imagine when water scarcity is a dominant social issue. It’s a cosmic blend of art and science.Front and Center is funded by The Joyce Foundation: ...
 
"New Arrivals" is Alaska Public Media's profiles of people who recently moved to Anchorage, one of the most diverse cities in the world. Every Tuesday, we meet a New Arrival from another country, another state, or another part of Alaska. The stories air at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesdays during Morning Edition here on KSKA, Alaska Public Media.
 
From the University of Chicago Public Policy Podcasts, Kinda Sorta Brown is a conversational deep dive into the intersection of identity, policy, and action. This show tackles issues that are real and deeply rooted in the experiences of POC communities across the US. Tune in for fresh content every other week. As part of the KSFam (our listeners), we welcome you to engage with us on our people forward social media @kindasortabrown on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
 
GrEetiNgs fRom tHe GrAsSroOts! Welcome to Chicago's premiere grassroots media group. This season (23 Dec 2012 - 10 Feb 2013), we feature second season of Conversations from the Middle. Vibrant 30m discussions with about the working and middle class experiences, especially in the Chicago metropolis. The purpose of this not for profit group is to serve as a grassroots curator of narratives for social media broadcast.
 
Enjoy these audio recordings of free public lectures at the Art Institute of Chicago by the world's foremost and emerging artists and scholars. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast and points to the original audio media at the Art Institute of Chicago's website. Access the original Art Institute lecture audio recordings at http://www.artic.edu/aic/multimedia/resource-type-multimedia/19. The Ancient Art Podcast is not affiliated with the Art Institute of Chicago. Visit th ...
 
​DePaul University's Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence focuses on promoting the highest ideals of journalism through theory and practice. Recognizing the importance of the role of the media in society, the Center offers training, teaching, expertise and professional outreach. The Center was officially launched in May 2016, under the co-leadership of Peabody Prize-winning Chicago and national media veterans Carol Marin and Don Moseley. Located in the College of Communication in t ...
 
This is Power Your Story, a podcast produced by students at Ray Graham Training Center High School in Chicago. We represent diverse voices, telling our real life stories through the power of podcasting technology. Each season is produced by a new group of students under the mentorship of digital media producer, Andrea Klunder, creating personal journals, interviews, and educational pieces about the topics that matter most: bullying, social change, aft, music, food and dreams for the future. ...
 
Each week, your hosts--public radio veteran Stephan Cox, political science PhD candidate Chad Levinson, and Democratic strategist David Gershwin--unpack the week in politics and attempt to drill down through the chatter and into something that quite possibly resembles the truth. Born during the 16-month long national nightmare that is the 2016 Presidential election, the show continues to evolve, examining greater and deeper themes and threads across the political and cultural landscape. Step ...
 
Despite the latest new digital marketing technology, the fundamentals of good marketing haven’t changed a whole lot. At its core, we still need a solid strategy. And we still need to make human connections. That is The Heart of Marketing. Join hosts Jayme Soulati and John Gregory Olson for an informative and entertaining romp through the digital marketing world today. You get an insider view of a variety of topics to help you win customers and grow sales. Some of the topics we’ll cover inclu ...
 
Bookings: EU / UK: booking@dbartists.net USA / Canada: chad.cohen@unitedtalent.com Brazil: eddie@wildsheepagency.com Promos: music(at)sirushood.com Biography: Sirus Hood Biography Sirus Hood is a French artist. Age 10, his love for House Music was at the time fed by his older friends, giving him mixtapes recorded in a legendary club in Algiers. Few years later, he moved to Paris, and started his DJ career age 18 when he purchased his first vinyl turntables. He quickly became a regular DJ at ...
 
Survive and thrive in today's economy! With over 1,100 episodes in this Monday - Friday podcast, business and investment guru Jason Hartman interviews top-tier guests, bestselling authors and financial experts including; Steve Forbes (Freedom Manifesto), Tomas Sowell (Housing Boom and Bust), Noam Chomsky (Manufacturing Consent), Jenny Craig (Health & Fitness CEO), Jim Cramer (Mad Money), Harvey Mackay (Swim With The Sharks & Get Your Foot in the Door), Todd Akin (Former US Congressman), Will ...
 
There are many elements in our life that affect our well-being and there are many different ways that we can explore it. One avenue to optimal self-care is having open, honest conversations about what it means to be well. Navigate love and relationships, purpose and meaning, mental health and wellness, success and failure, and all of those things that make us human with Jason Wrobel and Whitney Lauritsen on This Might Get Uncomfortable. With a combined 25 plus years of professional experienc ...
 
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It's a Special "City Talk" Edition of The High School Holla Sports Show This week we talk with a guest panel from the Chicago Public League Basketball Coaches Association We talk with some of the Great Basketball Minds from The Chicago Public League:Co-Executive Director Eugene Henry, (Former Fenger Titan Basketball)Co-Executive Director Dorothy Ga…
 
Long-Term Capital Management (LTCM) thought they had the market all figured out - oops. Jason Hartman reminds you all to invest in something that makes sense the day you buy it; market timing is for the fools. We are looking at record-low interest rates again (mortgage rates)! It's time to invest! Investment counselor Adam returns for part two on t…
 
Most of us have a home to shelter in place during COVID -19. But what about the homeless? We take a look at life on the street before COVID-19, following two women as they undergo several evictions from encampments. And then we talk about the specific challenges the homeless face during COVID-19 and what we can do to fix the housing crisis.…
 
Would you rather have a melted ice cream cone or no ice cream cone at all?” Join our hosts Chase and Jon as they ponder this question with UChicago Health and Wellness Committee Co-Chair, student Ella Bradford, as they discuss the mental health stigma and racial disparities within mental health care. Come along to learn what it means to “protect yo…
 
Reducing harm or shrinking the likelihood of accidental death are remarkably contentions projects—in areas from sex education, to pandemic management, to drug use. Nancy Campbell’s important new book, OD: Naloxone and the Politics of Overdose (MIT Press, 2020) explores how a therapy that can stop an accidental drug overdose, called Naloxone, emerge…
 
Who has End of The World Syndrome? Jason Hartman reminds everyone of the ups and downs of the market, but not the end. The migration, or the flattening of America, continues as Hewlett Packard is leaving silicone valley. Adam questions JP Morgan’s move, “relaxing their mortgage standards.” Jason and Adam discuss the potential for another housing bu…
 
When the world tells you to keep pushing towards making your dreams come true, giving up can be difficult, most especially if you felt that that very dream does not serve you anymore. How do you know whether to keep going for it? Is it okay to be average and give up on your dreams? Jason Wrobel and Whitney Lauritsen tackle this uncomfortable dilemm…
 
Today Melissa discusses the rats of the Black Plague who got a bad rap ; the tiniest, but mightiest, snot house of the sea, and a common house pet who is banned from Queensland, Australia. Let’s go! ***** If you have ideas for future episodes, know of historical animals who changed the world, animals who help humans, animals with a misunderstood hi…
 
Jason Hartman zooms in on San Francisco to talk about vacancy rates, rental rates, and leverage. Also, Jason shares a few stories from his time spent with the amazing Tony Hsieh in Las Vegas. Andrew Cushman of Vantage Point Acquisitions returns for part two to discuss one of the new investors' first questions: where do I start building my portfolio…
 
Bringing to the fore a wealth of original research, A Detroit Story: Urban Decline and the Rise of Property Informality (University of California Press, 2021) examines how the informal reclamation of abandoned property has been shaping Detroit for decades. Dr. Claire Herbert, Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of Oregon lived in the cit…
 
Jason Hartman shares evidence of bullish signs for the real estate market. Also, let's take a look at the S&P500 movement for the last 12 months; it's good to know where your investment sits in comparison to the market. Andrew Cushman joins Jason to talk about rental scarcity. Andrew shares graphs and figures to paint a picture of real estate movem…
 
Life is full of contradictions in how we’re taught to live it by working hard and always striving. Yet, in order to keep ourselves sane and happy, we need to also learn how to step away from those. In this episode, Jason Wrobel and Whitney Lauritsen discuss how we can create the space to re-examine our personal life and career, finding that balance…
 
In this episode, I speak with Matt Rafalow, about his book, Digital Divisions: How Schools Create Inequality in the Tech Era (University of Chicago Press, 2020). This book provides an ethnographic study of students and teachers at three Los Angeles schools utilizing instructional technology. We discuss the role of play in learning, how disciplinary…
 
This episode of Flashback Friday was originally published on: November 21, 2018 Jason Hartman starts today from his Aunt Joanie's house discussing a recent trend among her renters: lease breaking. Joanie has noticed that several of her tenants seem to be jumping in to the buy side after they had given up over the summer. Jason and Joanie discuss wh…
 
Is it possible for your medical questions to be ... too weird? That's a question you may be asking yourself on this latest Q&A episode of Sawbones, which explores the contents of poop and a secret button above your buttcrack that makes you pee. PRE-ORDER THE SAWBONES BOOK PAPERBACK! Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers…
 
There are moments when we feel the fear of doing something, but we do it anyway. This is called “interrupting the model” and this is the topic that Jason Wrobel and Whitney Lauritsen take a deep dive on with Inspired Forward life coach, Colleen Mitchell. A lot of us are cowering in fear right now and understandably so. This fear causes us to shrink…
 
In her new book Engaged: Designing for Behavior Change (Rosenfeld Media, 2020), Amy Bucher analyzes both the barriers and levers to achieving behavioral change. Among the barriers are cognitive biases, like a Status Quo Bias, as well as growing both emotionally and mentally exhausted by changes that require too much willpower on behalf of the user.…
 
In Essential Dads: The Inequalities and Politics of Fathering (University of California Press, 2020), sociologist Jennifer Randles shares the stories of more than 60 marginalized men as they sought to become more engaged parents through a government-supported “responsible” fatherhood program. Dads’ experiences serve as a unique window into long-sta…
 
Have Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac adjusted the loan limits because they are adapting to the market? Jason Hartman speaks on the change in loan limits and the changes in purchase volume. As well, here’s a quick update on the US jobs market broken down. Charles Goodhart and Manoj Pradhan return for part two in discussing interest rates with Japan as th…
 
Thanksgiving is coming up. In this day and age of quarantining, when better to talk about food and the comforts it brings than now? Jason Wrobel and Whitney Lauritsen reveal their plans for Thanksgiving and recommend some great food and finds that you can get even while on lockdown. They share some vegan and plant-based menus and restaurants and, f…
 
We’re going to talk about a frisky feline who left her prints ALL over history, a mutt who was promoted to sergeant in WW1 and a snake who sent a man to a hospital hours after the snake was beheaded. ***** If there are topics you would be interested hearing about on the podcast, know of any historical animals who changed the world, animals who help…
 
Jason Hartman invites all to be thankful and check out pandemicinvesting.com/blackfriday. The Fannie Mae loan limits will be increasing; tell us what you think this will do at jasonhartman.com/ask. Charles Goodhart and Manoj Pradhan join today to elaborate on a significant global prediction that low-interest rates won’t last. When they go away, it …
 
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