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This is a show about videogames, The people who play them and the people who make them. Each week, a guest on the show talks about the games that have shaped their life in one way or another. Games that have inspired them, games that forged connections with others and games that have soothed wounds. Checkpoints!
 
The Film Project podcast is a weekly show made by filmmakers for anyone who has a love of movies, filmmaking, and the arts. Hosts Jason McKee, Tom Dineen, Juan Mas, Shaun Springer, and Brandon Smith discuss topics like Hollywood cinema, film industry news, indie-film projects, while also highlighting local filmmakers, projects, art events and hosting special guests from the film industry and arts community.The Film Project podcast is an extension of the Spokane Film Project, a non-profit org ...
 
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As the Senate kicks off a week of Supreme Court hearings for judge Amy Coney Barrett, long-time civil rights activist Angela Davis joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss what’s at stake. Then, turning to the British chapter of the Black struggle, director Molly Dineen and producer Blacker Dread talk about their latest documentary, “Being Blacker.” Ou…
 
Jeannie Zokan grew up in Colombia, South America, as the child of missionaries. She read almost every book in the American school she attended and her love of books lead her to a degree in Library Science and then to write books of her own, including The Existence of Pity, the story of an American teenager in Colombia in the 1970s who, while discov…
 
Oscar-winning documentary maker Alex Gibney and coronavirus whistleblower Rick Bright join Christiane Amanpour to discuss their film, “Totally Under Control,” which investigates how political opportunism cost thousands of lives. Then, former Charlie Hebdo writer and journalist Caroline Fourest explains why she thinks the killing of a school teacher…
 
As the coronavirus death toll climbs in the U.S, Andy Slavitt, who ran Medicare and Medicaid services under President Obama, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss what’s at stake this election. Then, journalist Robin Wright and photographer Gary Knight talk about their new project, “Imagine: Reflections on Peace.” Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Major Ge…
 
Amid the economic suffering caused by the pandemic, UCL Economics Professor Mariana Mazzucato tells Christiane Amanpour why she thinks the science is there for an inclusive recovery. Then, Monty Python alumnus and travel veteran Michael Palin looks back at his acting career. Michel Martin talks to former Evangelical pastor, Joel C. Hunter, about wh…
 
Former U.S Senate Democrat Carol Moseley Braun talks to Christiane Amanpour about the dangers facing America's healthcare system amidst the pandemic. Then, W.H.O. Regional Director for Europe, Dr. Hans Kluge, explains why he thinks no government should enforce another national lockdown unless absolutely necessary. Author Matthew Walker walks us thr…
 
This episode is the last installment of our 7 part direct-consumer genetic testing series. Joining for this episode is guest Melanie Hardy, Assistant Director of JScreen Genetic Counseling Services, which is part of Emory University School of Medicine. Melanie has been an active member in The National Society of Genetic Counselors and the American …
 
It’s day two of confirmation hearings in the U.S for Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s third Supreme Court appointment. Jessica Anderson, executive director of Heritage Action for America, joins Christiane Amanpour to makes the conservative case for the nominee. Senior editor at Slate Dahlia Lithwick explains why she thinks Amy Coney Barrett cou…
 
Lisa Ruggiero lives for manifestation, as she says on her website, because it changed her life drastically. After a dark period, things began to change for Lisa when she stripped away the things that no longer served her. She went on to create Soul Led Boss Babe, an online community to help others step into their purpose and shift into a new realit…
 
Former CIA director John Brennan joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss why he thinks President Trump will do whatever he can to exact revenge on those that he considers his enemies. Then, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has the latest on the state and federal investigation into the alleged domestic terror plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitm…
 
Susan Glasser and Peter Baker, authors of James Baker bio "The Man Who Ran Washington," join Christiane Amanpour to look at Trump through the lens of the legendary Republican leader. Then fashion designer Stella McCartney discusses how the pandemic offered her a moment of pause to create her alphabetized sustainability manifesto. Our Michel Martin …
 
My guest today is Sarah Elmahleh. Sarah is an actor and voice over artist and has worked on a whole bunch of videogames including Gone Home, For Honor, Call of Duty, Pyre, Galak-Z and Final Fantasy 15. She was also the lead in the recent - and excellent - BBC Radio play Game Over written by Emily Short. (This is only available until the 29th of Jan…
 
Former Chair of the Republican National Committee Michael Steele talks about his decision to support Joe Biden over Donald Trump. Laurie Santos, professor of Psychology at Yale University and host of "The Happiness Lab" podcast, discusses how students are handling this academic year. A new Harvard study led by Yochai Benkler examines how the presid…
 
Family dynamics can change in sudden and unexpected ways. Meet people addressing those shifts head-on, even if it leads to some awkward conversations. Tori Allen has been a stay-at-home mom and "lead parent" for the last five years. But now that she's started a new job - as an associate producer right here on Now or Never - she needs to hand over s…
 
Governments around the world are confronting pandemic fatigue as many face dangerous new coronavirus spikes. Global public health professor Devi Sridhar joins Christiane Amanpour from Edinburgh for a medical reality check. Then, Democratic Rep. Donna Shalala shares why she thinks America can’t get its economy going until people feel safe. Andrew We…
 
When Diane Michael was ten years old, her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. When she was 19, her mother passed away. And for many years, Diane avoided coming to terms with her mother’s death. In her book After Mom: An Insightful Journey to Healing After Her Death, she writes “I had wasted too much time avoiding and refusing to face the truth…
 
US Special Representative for Iran and Venezuela Elliott Abrams tells Christiane Amanpour why he believes the Trump administration's "maximum pressure" strategy will bring Iran back to the negotiating table. Then, Professor of Middle East Studies Vali Nasr shares why he thinks President Trump’s infection provides America's foreign enemies with an o…
 
My guest on today's episode is Devine Lu Linvega. How to begin describing Devine. In videogame terms he has created some wonderful games like Hivesaires, Donsol or the Proteus remix Purgateus. He currently lives with his girlfriend on a sail boat, where they run their floating studio 100rabbits. This interview was conducted while they docked in New…
 
Well-wishers around the world are sending messages to President Trump and the First Lady, since they contracted coronavirus. Former Deputy U.S. Surgeon General Boris Lushniak joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the president’s diagnosis. Chief POLITICO Correspondent Ryan Lizza and Deborah Pearlstein, Professor at Cardozo Law School, discuss the po…
 
Exciting Announcement: This week “DNA Today” won the Best 2020 Science and Medicine Podcast in The 15th Annual Podcast Awards! This is thanks to each and every listener who nominated and voted for the show. THANK YOU for being such loyal listeners for the past 8 years. We’ve been nominated for four years, and it’s incredible to win this year! For t…
 
America’s most famous feminist campaigner, Gloria Steinem, and director Julie Taymor join Christiane Amanpour to discuss new biopic, “The Glorias,” and how the Supreme Court nomination will impact women. Former San Antonio Mayor, Julián Castro, tells our Walter Isaacson why he’s supporting Joe Biden even though he sharply criticized him last year. …
 
This is a show about videogames, the people who play them and the people who make them. Each episode, a guest talks about the games that have shaped their life in one way or another. Games that have inspired them, games that have forged connections & games that have soothed wounds. Checkpoints! My guest on today's episode is Jim Rossignol. Jim spen…
 
Former Campaign Manager for Bloomberg 2020, Kevin Sheekey, and pollster Frank Luntz join Christiane Amanpour to unpack the first U.S Presidential debate, and how it's impacting voters. Then, Chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff discusses President Trump's unwillingness to accept the result of the election. Our Hari Sreeniv…
 
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey joins Christiane Amanpour to unpack voter suppression. Then, Gérard Araud, the former French Ambassador to the U.S., and Norbert Röttgen, Chairman of the Bundestag Foreign Affairs Committee, discuss the future of transatlantic ties. Our Michel Martin speaks to Pete Peterson, Dean of Pepperdine University …
 
H.R. McMaster, former U.S. National Security Adviser, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss pressing foreign policy issues and his new book "Battlegrounds". He explains why Trump’s Taliban strategy is a 'disaster.' Then conservationists Beverly and Dereck Joubert talk about the devastating loss of global biodiversity and how the world might be able …
 
In this episode we talk a lot about learning, different approaches to learning, being a catalyst within an organisation and sitting with discomfort. Some classic Maaret quotes: "Automation is how we document Exploratory Testing" "FAIL -> First Attempt at Learning" "Accepting the discomfort of not knowing is a skill" Next episode completes the discu…
 
In Episode #27 Dónal Dineen pays tribute to the legendary Simeon Cox whose band Silver Apples were responsible for electronic music’s Big Bang in 1969. Special guest is Jonny Dillon. He plays a selection of tunes from the LP ‘Songs for a One-String Guitar’ and introduces tracks from the Automatic Tasty record A Farewell to Reason, as well as discus…
 
Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss her disappointment in the grand jury's decision in the Breonna Taylor case and what she says is the failing of the justice system to protect black lives. But Charles Ramsey, former Philadelphia police commissioner, paints a slightly different view …
 
Oscar-winning director Ron Howard talks to Christiane Amanpour about his film, "Rebuilding Paradise," which shows the aftermath of California's devastating wildfires. Journalist and author Anjan Sundaram explores the extraordinary story of Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina, who was suspiciously charged with terrorism. Ana Cabrera speaks to Jaime …
 
Reverend Dr. William Barber, co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign, joins Christiane Amanpour to react to the Breonna Taylor indictments, highlighting his disappointment but the importance of pushing forward. Then we break down the confusing arguments for a picking a new Supreme Court justice to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with right wing activis…
 
The former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss some of the controversial statements and decisions made by her successor, William Barr. She highlights how the current AG has never had to face racism and should recognize that not all Americans had the same experience of the justice system growing up. Then turning …
 
With a little less than two months away from the U.S. election, voting rights activist Stacey Abrams joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss America's history of voter suppression, how voting can fix it and her new documentary "All In: The Fight for Democracy." Then we unpack at the latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic, including a second w…
 
This is a show about videogames, the people who play them and the people who make them. Each episode, a guest talks about the games that have shaped their life in one way or another. Games that have inspired them, games that have forged connections & games that have soothed wounds. Checkpoints! My guest today is Lisy Kane. Lisy is a speaker, curato…
 
Alex Gibney, Director of “Agents of Chaos,” and Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the new documentary that pulls back the curtain on Russian interference in 2016. Then, Yoruba Richen, Director of "The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show" talks about the iconic Black singer and activist who made …
 
This episode is part of our ongoing direct-consumer genetic testing series. Joining the show is an award-winning journalist, Libby Copeland. Copeland, who writes about culture, science and human behavior, is the author of a new book, “The Lost Family: How DNA Testing is Upending Who We Are,” which explores the personal, familial and ethical implica…
 
Former British Ambassador to the US Kim Darroch sits down with Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss the leaked cables about President Trump that ended his career, and the future of the "special relationship." Then, turning to the world of sport, former tennis champion Billie Jean King talks about mixing athleticism and activism. She also reflec…
 
The coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on nearly every industry, and the arts especially are feeling the strain, with theatres still unable to reopen their doors. Kwame Kwei-Armah is the artistic director at London’s prestigious The Young Vic; he joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how he and his peers are dealing with this and looking to the …
 
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