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Truth & Justice is a true crowdsourced investigation in real time. Host, Bob Ruff, asks listeners to help with investigations as he takes on a new potential wrongful conviction case every season. The subject of Season 10 is the 1996 murder of Houston woman, Catalina Palomino, and the possible wrongful conviction of 15 year old Jennifer Jeffley. Join the investigation!
 
Hermitix is a podcast focusing on one-on-one interviews relating to fringe philosophy, obscure theory, weird lit, underappreciated thinkers and movements, and that which historically finds itself 'outside' the academic canon. The aim of the podcast is to allow autodidactic thinkers, amateur philosophers and the generally curious an insight into the work of thinkers who are often impenetrable to those outside of the academy. With the discussions at Hermitix aiming to be informal idea barrages ...
 
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Robin Bloor is the author of multiple books on the work of George Gurdjieff, including To Fathom the Gist, a 3 volume work on Gurdjieff's Beelzebub's Tales. In this episode we discuss Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson, alongside discussions on the Gurdjieff work, allegory, Shakespeare and more... --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix …
 
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker answer some listener questions about the media's reaction to Simone Biles, the new dateline approach for NFL beat reporters, and a lot more (4:05). Then Bryan is joined by Bob Costas to discuss his new HBO Show 'Back on the Record,' his famous interviews with Vince McMahon, and his favorite parts of hosting the Olym…
 
Cristina Chimisso is a Professor of Philosophy for Open University, she is the author of Hélène Metzger: historian and historiographer of the sciences and Writing the History of the Mind: Philosophy and Science in France 1900-1960s, in this episode we talk about her book Gaston Bachelard: Critic of Science and the Imagination, alongside discussions…
 
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker start by going through all their media notes about the Olympics (4:48). Then Slate's Josh Levin joins to talk about his new podcast, 'One Year,' (20:04) and Levin helps David guess this week's Strained-Pun Headline (45:10). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker Guest: Josh Levin Production Assistant: Isaiah Blakel…
 
Catalina’s only living relative invites Bob into his living room to talk about the case. Juan and his wife share some valuable insights into Catalina’s months living at the Green Arbor Apartments. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.…
 
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker open up the mailbag and answer your listener mail. They touch on the ESPN announcement that the Manning brothers will cohost a 'Monday Night Football' telecast (5:40), discuss Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson heading to space (15:52), and weigh in on Addison Rae’s short-lived UFC journalism career (20:56). Later, Bria…
 
David Director Friedman is an American economist, legal scholar, and anarcho-capitalist theorist. In this episode we discuss his book *The Machinery of Freedom*, alongside discussions on Libertarianism, anarcho-capitalism, cooperation, law and more... --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast …
 
David Shoemaker is joined by Ringer writer Mirin Fader to discuss her new book, 'Giannis: The Improbable Rise of an NBA MVP.' They talk about the process of converting her original feature story into a book, how Giannis’s free agency affected the timeline, and what it's like publishing a book in real time as Giannis is currently in the NBA Finals. …
 
Bryan Curtis is joined by NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton to discuss David Halberstam’s book “The Breaks of the Game,” about the 1979-1980 Portland Trail Blazers. They discuss Walton’s relationship with Halberstam, his experience playing with the Trail Blazers, and why Walton has not yet read the book. Host: Bryan Curtis Guest: Bill Walton Associate …
 
Bob is joined by Damien Echols, Lorri Davis and Lonny Sourey. The pressure put onto the District Attorney’s office to test the WM3 evidence has finally come to a head. Keith Chrestman is now backed into a corner, and is claiming that the evidence has been destroyed. This episode presents the full picture of what’s going on, and let’s us know what t…
 
Today on the Daru Strong Podcast we welcome Dr. David Abbasi. Dr. Abbasi is a Double Board Certified and Fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery. His expertise includes the latest innovations and most advanced techniques for minimally invasive surgery and open reconstructive treatments, as well…
 
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker are answering your listener mail about the ongoing saga inside ESPN (7:35), the lack of information coming from the White House press corps (15:48), their Olympics viewing plans (32:50), and whether or not David calls Bryan “babe” (47:02). Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the…
 
Bob Dobbs was Marshall McLuhan's archivist, and is a renegade McLuhan scholar. In this second episode on the work of Marshall McLuhan, I discuss further McLuhanesque ideas, alongside a long discussion on Dobb's work with iON. Cameron McEwen & Bob Dobbs Discuss Bob’s New Book: https://ionandbob.blogspot.com/2020/1... --- Become part of the Hermitix …
 
“Our people tell our story best.”-Uncover the hidden gem of government communications as David Green, Director of Communications for the City of Grand Rapids, reveals how he has found public sector work to be a rewarding and impactful career. Join David as he discusses the intersection of his passions and careers, public relations for cities and th…
 
When a shocking crime occurs, people ask “WHY?” Was it about power, ego, or revenge? On KILLER PSYCHE, retired FBI criminal profiler Candice DeLong draws on her decades of experience to reveal why these murderers and criminals committed these acts. She will reveal fascinating new details about what drove these people, including cases she worked on …
 
Bob breaks down the trial testimony of Detective Roy Swainson, and we hear directly from Craig Peters. Today's Sponsor: greenchef.com/justice100 - Use code "justice100" to get $100 off including free shipping. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.…
 
The guys tackle listener questions gathered from social media after Sunday's episode concluded Bob's discussion with Chris Doland. Today's Sponsor: Best Fiends - Download the 5 star-rated puzzle game free today on the App Store or Google Play. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy…
 
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker unpack the news that ESPN analyst Rachel Nichols will no longer be the sideline reporter at the NBA Finals after making inappropriate comments about her coworker Maria Taylor. They discuss how the saga unfolded, ESPN’s response, and what this could mean for both Nichols and Taylor. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoe…
 
Eric O. Springsted is the co-founder of the American Weil Society and served as its president for thirty-three years. He is the author and editor of many previous books, including Simone Weil: Late Philosophical Writings. In this episode we discuss his newest book Simone Weil for the Twenty-First Century. --- Become part of the Hermitix community: …
 
Part 2 of Bob’s discussion with listener Chris Doland. In this episode Bob points out what he sees as flaws in Chris’ theory of the case, and lays out his own working theory. The two then work through the evidence and land on a reasonable working timeline. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art1…
 
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker dive into a new batch of Listener Mail. They break down the history of harsh obituaries (8:40), Mitt Romney’s latest Trump wrestling analogy (13:20), how to correctly write an oral history (21:40), and much more. Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline. Hos…
 
Mark Sedgwick is a British historian specialising in the study of traditionalism, Islam, Sufi mysticism, and terrorism. In this episode we discuss his book *Western Sufism: From the Abbasids to the New Age*, alongside discussions on Neoplatonism, J.G. Bennett, George Gurdjieff and more...---Become part of the Hermitix community:[Hermitix Twitter](h…
 
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker provide some media notes on the 2021 NBA playoffs. They weigh in on whether or not this will be a lesser NBA title than ones before (7:13), discuss their perceptions of the teams left (17:56), and how sports media has changed over the years (24:57). Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker G…
 
Bob is joined by longtime listener Chris Doland. This episode speaks to the core values of the Truth & Justice crowdsourced investigation model. Bob & Chris often discuss their very different perspectives about the case on the Facebook Fan Page. One of the best ways to see the case from all angles is to have a discussion with someone who doesn’t ag…
 
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