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The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center leads the field in scientific inquiry and sets the pace in the race to cure cancer. Our doctors and researchers are at the vanguard of discovery, implementation and treatment. Our podcast provides a glimpse at the work they do to combat cancer and the leading care that our state-of-the-art facilities provide.
 
Hi, I'm Jacques, and I help course creators actually succeed with online courses. More than ever before, regular people are taking their knowledge, packaging it up in an online course, and making a living doing it. I created my very own online course several years ago, and it’s been an awesome ride. But not everyone is successful with online courses. In fact, far too many people’s courses never really take off. And that’s why I’m here - to make sure that doesn’t happen to you. So what you ca ...
 
On Hatedate, comedians, writers, musicians and other funny performers share their most embarrassing, exciting, or just downright dirty stories of dating in the digital world. Host Linda Bailey Walsh (a veteran of many relationship and dating disappointments), guides them through the funny and painful process of sharing their most scintillating, shameful and surreal dating disasters. They'll dish on ALL the dating apps like Tindr, Bumble, Match, Grindr and provide much needed advice for wary ...
 
The Quickie Podcast for Graphic Designers is a damn good show where host Dave Hopkins interviews talented Graphic Designers, Illustrators, and Creative Directors, quickly - usually 30 minutes or less. Hear from freelancers to creatives at world-renown businesses and agencies, about their wins, their fails, lessons learned, what inspires them, and the story about how they even got there. Subscribe to be entertained and inspired by each guest's unique journey. Plus who doesn’t love a good quic ...
 
The Rebuildables is a weekly podcast hosted live at 12- 1 pm every Thursday with host Gerald Hopkins. Every week is a deep dive into some of the teams at the bottom of the table, not in the playoff race, and looking for a way back to the top. Every episode looks into how each team found their way at the bottom, and how can they return to glory. Every episode is also now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts, search “The Rebuildables Podcast." Check out the Rebuildables on Facebook at Rebuildables Po ...
 
Overwhelmed by choice in the Peak TV era? Join hosts and IRL friends Tolani Shoneye (of 'The Receipts' podcast fame) and Gena-mour Barrett (who works for Netflix) as they discuss what they're watching, and what they think * you * should be watching too. Each week they'll be accompanied by a guest from the world of Netflix, who'll share a recommendation of their own. From brand new shows to overlooked gems, 10/10 Would Recommend is a freewheeling, unfiltered review show that will help you spe ...
 
Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For informa ...
 
How would your life change if you reached Financial Independence and got to the point where working is optional? What actions can you take today to make that not just possible but probable. Jonathan & Brad explore the tactics that the FI community uses to reclaim decades of their lives. They discuss reducing expenses, crushing debt, tax optimization, building passive income streams through online businesses and real estate and how to travel the world for free. Every episode is packed with ac ...
 
Two lesbians chatting about making babies and non-traditional families. Jaimie and Robin humorously go in-depth with weekly guests about their hopes, fears, and setbacks. The mission is to normalize, elevate and celebrate, while confirming that we're just like other parents, trying not to yell at our kids when they still haven't put their shoes on and we're 25 minutes late for school. The end result is a compelling podcast that amusingly explores the age-old question: what's it like to live ...
 
DOUG HOPKINS FLIPPIN' REAL ESTATE RADIO PROGRAM Personally involved in over 15,000 real estate transactions, Doug now brings his no nonsense approach to buying, selling, investing and profiting to the radio. Learn from the best flippin' real estate agent in America and find your next home or investment property. Call now to ask Doug and the team your real estate question. The on air lines are now open (323) 577-9330.
 
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Michael Stamm’s book Dead Tree Media: Manufacturing the Newspaper in Twentieth-Century North America (Johns Hopkins UP, 2018) begins with the simple but thought-provoking premise that, not too long ago, newspapers were almost exclusively physical objects made out of paper. This meant that producing a newspaper implied industrial production, mills, …
 
In our final episode of our 2020 election series, we discuss public opinion polling on issues of foreign policy. On what issues of foreign policy do Democrats and Republicans agree with each other? What does the American public view as most threatening to America’s national security? How have opinions of trade and alliances changed over time? To he…
 
Anchor lead: Adolescent depression rates appear to be increasing, Elizabeth Tracey reports FDA warnings about the danger of antidepressant medicines in adolescents may have made the problem worse, a recent study looking at suicides in this age group found. Karen Swartz, an adolescent depression expert at Johns Hopkins, cites another worrisome study…
 
You are in for such a treat today. It is my honour and privilege to share with you our twelfth episode of 'From What If to What Next'. In the US, as elsewhere, vast amounts of money are poured into mass incarceration and brutal and violent policing. What if instead that money was invested into the communities that bear the burnt of this approach to…
 
Dr. Camille Delebecque, M.Sc., PhD is Co-Founder & CEO of Afineur, a company that sustainably processes raw agriculture into plant-based meats and optimizes the flavor profiles of various foods using the latest advances in fermentation & enzymology. He also operates two other companies: (1) SOIL.BIO (Founder & CEO), a startup that aims to develop p…
 
How can we deal with election stress and uncertainty? How should we think about hard decisions like traveling for the holidays? How can we balance the health and safety risks of visiting with friends and family with concerns about mental health and loneliness if we stay home? What can we do to prepare for an overlap of COVID fatigue and seasonal af…
 
From one of its keenest observers, The Churchill Complex: The Curse of Being Special, from Winston and FDR to Trump and Brexit (Penguin Press) is a brilliant, witty journey through the "Special Relationship" between Britain and America that has done so much to shape the world, from World War II to Brexit. It's impossible to understand the last 75 y…
 
Listen to this interview of Kit Nicholls, Director of Cooper Union Center for Writing. We talk about writing, thinking, the university, and what everyone cares about. Interviewer : "That's the key, and the sense that I get from many students, and even also from faculty, when it comes to the point that they're writing up their results––well, it's ba…
 
From one of its keenest observers, The Churchill Complex: The Curse of Being Special, from Winston and FDR to Trump and Brexit (Penguin Press) is a brilliant, witty journey through the "Special Relationship" between Britain and America that has done so much to shape the world, from World War II to Brexit. It's impossible to understand the last 75 y…
 
History in the making can be messy. As a tale told years later by historians, it is usually a clean narrative, with a beginning, a middle, and a mostly logical and foreordained end. Much of that messiness gets lost. Not in Jonathan Schneer's new book, The Lockhart Plot: Love Betrayal, Assassination and Counter-Revolution in Lenin's Russia (Oxford U…
 
Francis Buckley, who is Foundation Professor at the Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, has written a fast-moving and provocative new book about the opportunities and possibilities of a second American secession. The publication of this book couldn't be more timely, as the conclusion of an election cycle highlights both the diversit…
 
Soul is one of those concepts that is often evoked, but rarely satisfactorily defined. In The Meaning of Soul: Black Music and Resilience Since the 1960s (Duke University Press 2020), Emily J. Lordi takes on the challenge of explaining “soul,” through a book that zooms in and out between sweeping ideas about suffering and resilience in Black cultur…
 
In Camps: Vietnamese Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Repatriates (University of California Press, 2020) is an in-depth study of the fate of the nearly 800,000 Vietnamese refugees who left their country by boat, and sought refugee in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. The experiences of these populations and the subsequent policies remain relevant today; …
 
An essential work of American civil rights history, Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation (Liveright, 2018) mesmerizingly reconstructs the 1973 fire that devastated New Orleans’ subterranean gay community. Buried for decades, the Up Stairs Lounge tragedy has only recently emerged as a catalyzing eve…
 
We are joined today by Dr. Micha Rahder, writer, editor, and independent scholar based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. We will be talking about her new book, An Ecology of Knowledges: Fear, Love, and Technoscience in Guatemalan Forest Conservation, published by Duke University Press in 2020. In An Ecology of Knowledges, Dr. Rahder offers a rich e…
 
Some of America’s most pressing civil rights issues—desegregation, equal educational and employment opportunities, housing discrimination, and free speech—have been closely intertwined with higher education institutions. Although it is commonly known that college students and other activists, as well as politicians, actively participated in the fig…
 
Some of America’s most pressing civil rights issues—desegregation, equal educational and employment opportunities, housing discrimination, and free speech—have been closely intertwined with higher education institutions. Although it is commonly known that college students and other activists, as well as politicians, actively participated in the fig…
 
History in the making can be messy. As a tale told years later by historians, it is usually a clean narrative, with a beginning, a middle, and a mostly logical and foreordained end. Much of that messiness gets lost. Not in Jonathan Schneer's new book, The Lockhart Plot: Love Betrayal, Assassination and Counter-Revolution in Lenin's Russia (Oxford U…
 
It's the scariest time of the year! Tolly loves it, Gena HATES it - but whichever side of the spooky fence you sit on - you need to get 'His House' in your life. 'His House' tells the tale of a refugee couple from South Sudan, struggling to adjust to English life - especially as evil seems to have moved with them. Remi talks about its aesthetic and…
 
An essential work of American civil rights history, Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation (Liveright, 2018) mesmerizingly reconstructs the 1973 fire that devastated New Orleans’ subterranean gay community. Buried for decades, the Up Stairs Lounge tragedy has only recently emerged as a catalyzing eve…
 
The founder and president of PETA, Ingrid Newkirk, and bestselling author Gene Stone explore the wonders of animal life and offer tools for living more kindly toward them. In the last few decades, a wealth of new information has emerged about who animals are—intelligent, aware, and empathetic. Studies show that animals are astounding beings with in…
 
In Planetary Health: Protecting Nature to Protect Ourselves (Island Press, 2020), Dr. Samuel Myers and his co-authors illustrate the interconnectedness of human health and the health of our planet. In this interview, Dr. Myers’ passion is felt as he describes the expanding and evolving field of Planetary Health. We talk about the current state of t…
 
Francis Buckley, who is Foundation Professor at the Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, has written a fast-moving and provocative new book about the opportunities and possibilities of a second American secession. The publication of this book couldn't be more timely, as the conclusion of an election cycle highlights both the diversit…
 
Soul is one of those concepts that is often evoked, but rarely satisfactorily defined. In The Meaning of Soul: Black Music and Resilience Since the 1960s (Duke University Press 2020), Emily J. Lordi takes on the challenge of explaining “soul,” through a book that zooms in and out between sweeping ideas about suffering and resilience in Black cultur…
 
In many popular accounts of contemporary “Western” society there is an inherent contradiction between the principles underlying liberal secularism and Islam. This type of binary discourse about “religion” and “secular” naturalizes these differences and promotes the seeming rigidity of the two categories. But secularism is much messier than that. Da…
 
Calling all Dance Moms fans! The original Dance Moms, Melissa Gisoni, Holly Hatcher-Frazier, Kelly Hyland, and Jill Vertes, have started a brand new podcast called Because Mom Said So. Each week the moms get together to chat about motherhood, womanhood and give advice to their fans. Be sure to listen and subscribe to Because Mom Said So wherever yo…
 
As part of our election series, guest host Dr. Colleen Barry talks with Josh Horwitz, executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence about what’s at stake for gun policy in this election. They also talk about how 2020 is shaping up to be a grim year for homicides and gun violence, the rise of gun sales and suicides, which gun policies gar…
 
As promised, here's the second half of the Out of Context Dunder Mifflin Game, with the caveat that Katie's audio was lost forever to the sands of time, so all you're going to hear is Chad talking and laughing at himself. I've edited it in a way that hopefully is still entertaining to you all! Thanks for your patience as we sorted out technical iss…
 
Depression and anxiety are not what you think they are, according to my guest. Often thought of as presenting problems in their own right, it might make more sense to think of them as clusters of symptoms deriving from underlying problems knowing and working with our core emotions. In her new book, It’s Not Always Depression: Working the Change Tri…
 
How do we promote peace in the streets? In his new book Bleeding Out: The Devastating Consequences of Urban Violence--and a Bold New Plan for Peace in the Streets (Basic Books, 2019), Thomas Abt explains. Abt teaches, studies, and writes about the use of evidence-informed approaches to reduce urban violence. Abt is a Senior Fellow with the Council …
 
Ranging from Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson to Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan, and James Baker, America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy (Twelve, 2020), tells the delightful story of the history of American diplomacy since 1776. Recounting in a superb fashion the leading actors and events of …
 
The digital age has thrown questions of representation, participation and humanitarianism back to the fore, as machine learning, algorithms and big data centres take over the process of mapping the subjugated and subaltern. Since the rise of Google Earth in 2005, there has been an explosion in the use of mapping tools to quantify and assess the nee…
 
Tell This in my Memory : Stories of Enslavement from Egypt, Sudan, and the Ottoman Empire (Stanford University Press) is a study of slavery, liberation, and remembrance between the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries. Examines the mechanisms of enslavement and emancipation through narratives told by captive and their descendants as well as Europe…
 
Michael Stamm’s book Dead Tree Media: Manufacturing the Newspaper in Twentieth-Century North America (Johns Hopkins UP, 2018) begins with the simple but thought-provoking premise that, not too long ago, newspapers were almost exclusively physical objects made out of paper. This meant that producing a newspaper implied industrial production, mills, …
 
P. Djèlí Clark’s new novella, Ring Shout (Tordotcom, 2020) is a fantasy built around an ugly moment in American history—the emergence of the second Ku Klux Klan in the early 20th century. The story follows three monster hunters: Maryse Boudreaux, who wields a magic sword; Chef, who had previously disguised herself as a man to serve with the Harlem …
 
Myanmar is scheduled to hold general elections in November 2020. While the country has experienced political liberalisation since 2011, the latest Freedom House Report ranked Myanmar as “not free.” Dr Roger Lee Huang talks with Dr Natali Pearson about Myanmar's ongoing regime transition, arguing that the country’s "disciplined democracy" contains f…
 
Transforming Ethos: Place and the Material in Rhetoric and Writing (Utah State UP, 2020) approaches writing studies from the rhetorical flank, the flank which, for many, is the only flank the discipline has. However, at a time when universities are optimizing structurally and streamlining pedagogically, the book must plead the case for a university…
 
Ranging from Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson to Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan, and James Baker, America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy (Twelve, 2020), tells the delightful story of the history of American diplomacy since 1776. Recounting in a superb fashion the leading actors and events of …
 
Welcome to season 5 of the Elevate Podcast and it's all things involving pregnancy. This episode is all about postnatal and postpartum care in what we'll call the forth trimester! Join Amanda and Sarah as they discuss their experiences in these first vital stages of a newborn baby's life. In this episode we discuss: - Full 40 days of Rest - Soul-ga…
 
As part of our election series, Stephanie Desmon talks with Dr. Gerry Anderson, an expert in health policy at Johns Hopkins. They discuss what the election could mean for the coverage of preexisting conditions, Medicaid expansion, and drug pricing. They also talk about a Supreme Court hearing in November that may determine the future of the Afforda…
 
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