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Bears Nation Podcast is a fresh and engaging show providing consistently unique Bears content. Hosts Kevin Lapka and Jake Hasan bring different outlooks to the team that prime debate and discussion that goes beyond the typical narrative. Through player/media interviews, hard-hitting analysis and high energy conversation, an hour of thrilling Bears content is brought to you twice each week. The show is also recorded LIVE on YouTube, Twitter and Twitch, Wednesdays at 7 PM CT and Sunday's/Monda ...
 
Steve Czaban is one of the most experienced daily sports talk radio hosts in the nation. In his 28 year professional career, Steve has worked for every major syndicated sports talk network (Sporting News, ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Yahoo Sports Radio, SB Nation Radio), filled in as a guest host for popular national personality Jim Rome, and has worked locally in markets including Santa Barbara, Chicago, Milwaukee, Charlotte and Washington D.C. "The Czabe" has forged a unique style of no-b ...
 
The Chicago Wolves 26th season abruptly ended in March 2020, as the nation and world braced for the Coronavirus global pandemic. Join Chicago Wolves Play-By-Play Announcer Jason Shaver as he documents and tracks the challenges and changes facing the team. You'll hear from players, management and staff in this limited-series podcast.
 
Sharp talk from some sharp dudes as Aloha Mr. Hand and The Reverend KFidds talk sports, music, film and more! With a focus on (but not limited to) Chicago sports, this is a must-listen for Windy City lovers or pop culture hounds. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thetaintedglove/support
 
“BETWEEN TWO SLABS" is a live streaming show with Dan (The Great Curator) and Merlin (Merleworld Cards) where we discuss everything from the state of the card collectible hobby, our unique and oddball collections, which are very unique. And, we even discuss our daily lives where the viewers get a chance to know about us on a more personal level. I would compare this show to "Loveline." Dan, The Great Curator, is Dr. Drew and Merlin would be Adam Corolla except they talk more about collectibl ...
 
Look back at the life of Walter Payton, one of the greatest running backs, Chicago Bears and men of all time through the eyes of his teammates, family and friends. Payton's son Jarrett sits down with Jim McMahon, Dan Hampton, Steve McMichael, Gary Fencik, Barry Sanders and others to put his prowess and passion in perspective.
 
A Chicago sports podcast by two Chicago transplants with experiences from within Major League Baseball and Division-1 Football. Max McDulin and Lukas Moore have written about and broadcasted sports across the nation. The show is recorded in Lakeview, Chicago just off of Lakeshore drive; thus the name ‘On The Shore’!
 
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(0:00-25:18) – Tuesday’s show opens with Dan sharing his thoughts on the passing of the great Olivia Newton-John, who died yesterday at the age of 73. Plus, Dan talks on Serena Williams hinting at retirement. Later, Dan shares some news involving the future of Big Ten football and basketball broadcasting rights. Plus, Dan looks at why it’s so hard …
 
Today’s Best of Features: (0:00-15:04) –The Dean Mike Chappell of Fox 59 and CBS 4 give us his thoughts on the Colts so far with an off-day in the schedule. Chapp also talks on the play of the offense and what he’s expecting in the Colts first preseason game against Buffalo this weekend. (15:05-34:47) –2-Time Super Bowl winning Executive Mike Lomba…
 
Today’s episode originally aired in May of 2021, while violence was erupting all along the Gaza Strip. Israeli airstrikes had left over 200 Palestinians and a dozen Israelis dead. It was (and is) a continuation of a story of violent settler colonialism. And yet media and academic censorship has consistently silenced or punished those who speak out …
 
Opportunity in Crisis: Cantonese Migrants and the State in Late Qing China (Harvard UP, 2021) explores the history of late Qing Cantonese migration along the West River basin during war and reconstruction and the impact of those developments on the relationship between state and local elites on the Guangxi frontier. By situating Cantonese upriver a…
 
Trump’s voters. The yellow jackets in France. Putin’s base in Russia. The Brexiteers. One thing all these groups have in common is anger – anger at being left behind, anger about de industrialization, anger at the arrogance and wealth of the elite. But what more can be said about the nature of that anger and the different aspects of it? In Angrynom…
 
Pour one out for Olivia Newton John, the OG Aussie dime-piece and a triple threat talent. Czabe goes SOLO today, but has lots of good stories and audio. Including his Top-3 Hard Knocks moments, the blubbery Faldo says goodbye, and troubling times for the republic, if it stands. MORE.... Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & …
 
Madeline (Maddie) Fairbanks has created a satisfying life for herself in Jamesville since the death of her husband, Samuel, one of the town’s leading citizens. An herbalist from a long line of female healers, she provides medical care to local residents at all levels of society, traveling into the hills and from house to house with Renetta Morgan, …
 
Harvey Graff's pioneering study presents a new and original interpretation of the place of literacy in nineteenth-century society and culture. Based upon an intensive comparative historical analysis, employing both qualitative and quantitative techniques, and on a wide range of sources, The Literacy Myth: Cultural Integration and Social Structure i…
 
What is holding the oceans back from entirely flooding the earth? While a twenty-first century thinker may approach the answer to this question within a framework of gravity and geologic deep-time, Lindsay Starkey demonstrates in her monograph, Encountering Water in Early Modern Europe and Beyond: Redefining the Universe Through Natural Philosophy,…
 
Archives are much more than silent repositories of historical material. They are rich sites for teaching and learning, for collaboration and for creative and critical exploration of our past, present and future. In their new book, Teaching through the Archives: Text, Collaboration, and Activism (Southern Illinois University Press, 2022), Tarez Samr…
 
In this episode John Yargo speaks with Kim about Environmental Catastrophe. In the episode John quotes Hannah Arendt and N.K. Jemisin, discusses a Shakespeare play and a 17th century Peruvian painting, and optimistically suggests that environmental catastrophe will save us. He references the work of many scholars in the field of environmental human…
 
In Probability and Forensic Evidence: Theory, Philosophy, and Applications (Cambridge UP, 2021), Ronald Meester and Klaas Slooten address the role of statistics and probability in the evaluation of forensic evidence, including both theoretical issues and applications in legal contexts. It discusses what evidence is and how it can be quantified, how…
 
Dr. Kelly J. Baker is the author of the award-winning Gospel According to the Klan: The KKK’s Appeal to Protestant America, 1915-1930 (University Press of Kansas, 2011); The Zombies Are Coming!: The Realities of the Zombie Apocalypse in American Culture (Bondfire Books, 2013); Grace Period: A Memoir in Pieces (Blue Crow Books, 2017); the award-winn…
 
Anastasia Shesterinina begins Mobilizing in Uncertainty: Collective Identities and War in Abkhazia (Cornell University Press, 2021) with an account of Georgian troops crossing into eastern Abkhazia, in the Southern Caucasus region adjacent Russia, on August 14, 1992. Thus the war that is the book’s subject began. Yet, people didn’t know it at the t…
 
The Extraordinary by Brad Schaeffer (Post Hill Press 2021) tells the story of a family that is forced to confront both autism and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Fourteen-year-old Wes is unable to communicate with anyone except his father, who calls him an Ex (extraordinary). Most others are Ords (ordinary). Wes’s father is a captain in the …
 
Compared to their Uyghur and Kazakh co-religionists in Xinjiang, China’s largest single Muslim group – the Hui – has received less media and scholarly attention lately, perhaps understandably so since the former groups have borne the brunt of the campaigns of ethnic enclosure and erasure launched in recent years by the Chinese Communist Party. But …
 
In research on 'mass killings' such as genocides and campaigns of state terror, the role of ideology is hotly debated. For some scholars, ideologies are crucial in providing the extremist goals and hatreds that motivate ideologically committed people to kill. But many other scholars are skeptical: contending that perpetrators of mass killing rarely…
 
Hannah Holt is a children's author with a civil engineering degree. Her picture books weave together her love of literature and lifelong learning. They include The Diamond and the Boy (HarperCollins) and A Father's Love (Penguin). In our interview we talk about her brand new pun-derful book, A History of Underwear with Professor Chicken (Roaring Br…
 
In the late nineteenth century, medical educators intent on transforming American physicians into scientifically trained, elite professionals recognized the value of medical school design for their reform efforts. Between 1893 and 1940, nearly every medical college in the country rebuilt or substantially renovated its facility. In Building Schools,…
 
Music sampling has become a predominantly digitalized practice. It was popularized with the rise of Rap and Hip-Hop, as well as ambient music scenes, but it has a history stretching back to the earliest days of sound recording and experimental music making from around the world. Digital tools and networks allow artists to sample music across nation…
 
Julia May Jonas is a writer, director, and the founder of theater company Nellie Tinder. She has taught at Skidmore College and NYU and lives in Brooklyn with her family. Vladimir (Simon & Schuster, 2022) is her first novel. Books Recommended in this Episode: Iris Murdoch, The Sea, The Sea Vladimir Nabokov, Laughter In the Dark Vladimir Nabokov, Pn…
 
Listen to this interview with Jo Mackiewicz, professor of rhetoric and professional communication at Iowa State University, and with Isabelle Thompson, emerita professor of technical and professional communication and former coordinator of the English Center at Auburn University. We talk about their book Talk about Writing: The Tutoring Strategies …
 
The Chicago Cubs took kicked off their series vs the Washington Nationals Monday Night at Wrigley Field. Keegan Thompson took the mound for the Cubs and had a solid outing, allowing only 1 earned run in 6 innings pitched. The Cubs offense was led by Christopher Morel, who had 2 hits and 2 RBI including a homer. The Cubs took the game 6-3. Join Luke…
 
(0:00-24:22) – Monday’s show begins with Dan giving us a big update on Dakich Cycles for the City, a program Dan and Leigh started that gives bikes to kids who need them. Plus, Dan talks on Matt Ryan and why he has questions marks on Matt Ryan after his play last year. Dan stresses why he doesn’t believe anything the Colts say on Ryan until he sees…
 
Today’s Best of Features: (0:00-23:38) – Our pal Sean Salisbury joins the show to talk on expectations for the Houston Texans this year and the way the media covers a team in a bigger city. Plus, Sean ranks the quarterbacks in the AFC South and the chances he gives the Colts to win the AFC South. Also, Sean looks ahead to Colts-Texans Week 1 and ho…
 
Sara and Danny are back talking about a pretty uneventful weekend series against the Marlins that saw the Cubs bats go quiet while pitching just good enough to take two out of three anyway. They also look at the latest season projections from FanGraphs and preview an upcoming series against the Washington Nationals, who may be the worst offense in …
 
Why are societies still not offering racial equality? In The Cruel Optimism of Racial Justice (Policy Press, 2022), Nasar Meer, a professor of Race, Identity and Citizenship in the School of Social and Political Sciences and director of RACE.ED at the University of Edinburgh, explores the past, present, and future of the struggle for racial justice…
 
It's a "tradition unlike any other"... ANDY POLLIN'S annual summer get away to a family friend's cottage in Vermont. That said, he's got some good takes on Vin Scully, Carson Wentz' inaccuracy, the NFL's messes like Stephen Ross and Deshaun Watson, and more! Plus we make the rubble jump with the latest induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame! MO…
 
For the hermits and communal monks of antiquity, the desert was a place to flee the cacophony of ordinary life in order to hear and contemplate the voice of God. But these monks discovered something surprising in their harsh desert surroundings: far from empty and silent, the desert is richly reverberant. Sonorous Desert: What Deep Listening Taught…
 
Tara Nurin explores women in all aspects of the brewing industry in A Women's Place is in the Brewhouse (Chicago Review Press, 2021). Women have brewed beer throughout most of human history. Their role as family and village brewer lasted for hundreds of thousands of years--through the earliest days of Mesopotamian civilization, the reign of Cleopat…
 
Some people just seem to have all the luck, and Robin Bennett is one of them. Robin is a British entrepreneur, writer, and documentary producer. He is also the founder of The Bennett Group, a consortium of companies that primarily provide professional communication products and services. One of the companies, The Aktuel Translation Group, serves bu…
 
During the Cold War, the People's Republic of China used Switzerland as headquarters for its economic, political, intelligence, and cultural networks in Europe. Based on extensive research in Western and Chinese archives, China's European Headquarters: Switzerland and China during the Cold War (Cambridge University Press, 2022) by Dr. Ariane Knüsel…
 
Dr. Tim Hutchings is a sociologist of digital religion. His Ph.D. (Durham University, 2010) was an ethnographic study of five online Christian churches. Dr. Hutchings is interested in the relationship between religion, media and culture, with particular attention to digital forms of Christianity. His research has included studies of online worship;…
 
Today Judson Davis, East-West Psychology PhD, takes us on a guided meditation and the conversation emerges from themes that arose in this liminal space. Through integral frameworks we discuss the meaning and purpose behind the world of suffering, the role of evolution and reincarnation, and the need for expanding our awareness beyond the purely hum…
 
What a Mushroom Lives For: Matsutake and the Worlds They Make (Princeton University Press, 2022) by Dr. Michael Hathaway pushes today’s mushroom renaissance in compelling new directions. For centuries, Western science has promoted a human- and animal-centric framework of what counts as action, agency, movement, and behavior. But, as Michael Hathawa…
 
With the pressing work of decolonising our reading lists gaining traction in UK higher educational contexts, Decolonising the Conrad Canon (Liverpool UP, 2022) shows how those author-Gods most associated with the colonial literary canon can also be retooled through decolonial, queer, feminist readings. This book finds pockets of powerful anti-colon…
 
Through the heart of Hollywood cinema runs a surprising current of progressive politics. Sports movies, a genre that has flourished since the mid-seventies, evoke the American dream and represent the nation to itself. Once considered mere credos for Reaganism, on closer view, movies from Rocky (1976) to Ali (2001) dream of democratic participation …
 
Miriam Thaggert illuminates the stories of African American women as passengers and as workers on the nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century railroad. As Jim Crow laws became more prevalent and forced Black Americans to "ride Jim Crow" on the rails, the train compartment became a contested space of leisure and work. Riding Jane Crow: African Ameri…
 
How did the concept of Israel impact early Jewish apocalyptic hopes of restoration? How diverse was Israelite identity in antiquity? Tune in as we talk with Jason A. Staples about his recent book, The Idea of Israel, in which he proposes a new paradigm for how the biblical concept of Israel developed in Early Judaism. Jason A. Staples (Ph.D., UNC-C…
 
This week, we’re showcasing some of our favourite past episodes of Darts and Letters themed around “Activism & Academia”. Today’s episode originally aired a little earlier this summer. In the US, the January 6th hearings were continuing - and discourse about the factors that led to the insurrection was rampant. You might notice that when these kind…
 
What happens when you bring together an important collection of previously secret archival documents dealing with France's nuclear detonations in the Pacific from 1966 to 1996, a nuclear scientist, and an investigative journalist? Working together beginning in early 2020, Sébastien Philippe and Tomas Statius, the authors of Toxique: Enquête sur les…
 
Sylvia Liu grew up with books and daydreams in Caracas, Venezuela. Once an environmental attorney protecting the oceans, she now spins stories for children, inspired by high tech, ghost crabs, and strong girls. She is also co-founder of KidLit411, an informational website and FB group with over 15,000 writers and illustrators. In our interview we c…
 
Listen to this interview of Nicholas Rowe, researcher and educator based in Finland. We talk his book The Realities of Completing a PhD: How to Plan for Success (Routledge, 2021) and about what needs to change. Nicholas Rowe : "Writing for different purposes, for different audiences is a huge skill, because people are going to need this communicati…
 
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