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The Health Coaches Podcast is a show for coaches, health professionals trying to get patients to develop and stick to healthy habits, and anyone in the Lifestyle Medicine space who wants to get better at behavior change. Your hosts Howard Jacobson and Kevin Davis share effective coaching methods, interview great health coaches about their practices, answer your questions, present sample coaching sessions, and more!
 
Gene Stone, author of The Trump Survival Guide, joins podcaster Howard Jacobson to present a weekly show highlighting the myriad ways ordinary Americans are resisting the descent into Trumpism. We talk with activists, historians, politicians, and regular folks who are on the front lines nationally and at the hyper-local level. Together, we shall overcome!
 
This is Vox Tablet, the weekly podcast of Tablet Magazine, the online Jewish arts and culture magazine that used to be known as Nextbook.org. Our archive of podcasts is available on our site, tablet2015.wpengine.com. Vox Tablet, hosted by Sara Ivry, varies widely in subject matter and sound -- one week it's a conversation with novelist Michael Chabon, theater critic Alisa Solomon, or anthropologist Ruth Behar. Another week brings the listener to "the etrog man" hocking his wares at a fruit-j ...
 
Join award-winning neurologists and researchers, Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, for a fun, innovative and inspirational approach to brain health and all matters concerning the remarkable human mind. This is the century of the brain, a time when our insights into this incredible organ are exploding at an unprecedented pace. Explore ways to take control of your own brain health, avoid chronic diseases that are devastating communities worldwide, and expand your mind's capacity beyond anything yo ...
 
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Drug deals, jail breaks, plane crashes, dreams of Ireland, the New Jersey mob, and (yes) supermodels. The end of Buddy. For the beginning, please listen to Part 1 (episode 48) first. Lots of love to our newest members over at www.patreon.com/murielsmurder - Sara H, Jacqui P, Megan R and Lauren H. THANK YOU ALL!! -- SHOW INFORMATION Instagram: https…
 
Melly Still on directing ‘The Wreckers’, by Ethel Smyth, the first ever opera by a woman composer to be performed at the Glyndebourne Festival.Morgan Quaintance and Hettie Judah join us to review Emergency, the new film directed by Carey Williams and the Cornelia Parker exhibition at The Tate.Ivor Novello Awards: Sam Fender’s track Seventeen Going …
 
Bafta-winning actress Joanna Scanlan on learning Welsh and acting in the language for the very first time in Y Golau - a new crime drama for S4C and BBC iPlayer, set in rural Carmarthenshire and simultaneously filmed in Welsh and English.Indu Rubasingham on directing The Father and The Assassin - a new play by long-time collaborator Anu Chandrasekh…
 
Norwegian Black Metal in the early '90s was on a whole different level and pioneering band Mayhem was at the center of the blood, guts, shotguns, stabbings, arson and tragedy of it all. Muriel takes us there, and if you're not a poser, you'll withstand the severed pig heads being hurled at you and enjoy this episode. Thank you Cameron for signing u…
 
36 years after playing pilot Pete Mitchell in the first Top Gun film, Tom Cruise returns to the role. Now Mitchell is one of the US Navy's top aviators, a courageous test pilot and instructor. He can dodge planes in the air but avoiding the advancement in rank that would ground him proves more difficult for him. Larushka Ivan Zadeh reviews the film…
 
According to my guests, Ana Gabriel Mann & John David Mann, love is to a marriage what oxygen is to climbing a mountain: necessary and not sufficient. Ana is a therapist and marriage coach. John is an author with a unique style that teaches through parable and fable. Together, they've created The Go-Giver Marriage, a book that codifies and operatio…
 
On today's Front Row review, we discuss directors taking a new look at much loved works: Daniel Fish’s Broadway production of Oklahoma!, now at the Young Vic in London, explores the darker aspects of the musical. Conversations with Friends, the debut novel by bestselling author Sally Rooney, has been adapted for television, following the lockdown s…
 
Film directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, otherwise known as ‘the Daniels’, join us to discuss their much anticipated sci-fi, multiverse film - Everything Everywhere All At Once.The artist Maurizio Cattelan is being sued over the authorship of some of his most famous works. Art critic Louisa Buck and lawyer Mark Stephens join Front Row to di…
 
The devil, urine cake, birds breastfeeding and... wizards? Requested by long time listener Iman (and Nick)! This is one of those bits of history that you think you know but then ends up being a whole lot crazier. Cheers to our newested members over at www.patreon.com/murielsmurders Abby B, Cappy, Andrea, and love to Courtney for upping her pledge!!…
 
Eurovision decided to ban Russian participation this year on the grounds that it might bring the contest into disrepute, following the invasion of Ukraine. Dean Vuletic, author of Postwar Europe and The Eurovision Song Contest, spoke to Tom Sutcliffe, ahead of tonight's first semi-final in Turin.The hashtag #BookTok has been viewed on TikTok 52.6 b…
 
Clio Barnard talks to Samira Ahmed about directing the television adaptation of Sarah Perry’s bestselling novel The Essex Serpent. It stars Claire Danes as Cora Seaborne, a naturalist who moves to Essex to investigate reports of a giant serpent living in the marshes. Cora thinks it might be a living fossil. She meets Will Ransome, the local vicar, …
 
Charlie Morris didn't start making videos until 2015. On a shoestring budget, with camera gear far less powerful than today's cheapest smartphone, he began filming the world around him. As his skills grew and his reputation spread, Charlie started applying his new hobby toward his passion for environmental and social justice. His latest project, Sa…
 
Singer songwriter PJ Harvey tells us about Orlam, her narrative poem set in a magic realist version of the West Country - a rural, and at times gothic, coming-of-age story and the first full-length book written in the Dorset dialect for many decades.Radical Landscapes is the name of a new exhibition exploring human connections with the landscape, a…
 
This year’s Brighton Festival has two guest directors for the first time in its history. One of them, Tristan Sharps, artistic director of Brighton based theatre company dreamthinkspeak, joins Elle to discuss the literary inspiration behind his immersive production, Unchain Me, and his collaboration with fellow guest director, Syrian architect Marw…
 
26 children and one burly busdriver were kidnapped and trapped deep underground in 1976 by three trust fund dudes. No one gets murdered (Thank God) in this episode, but it's DRASTIC... plus, as an update, in May 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom is poised to play a role in whether or not ringleader Fred Woods IV is granted parole. Pretty crazy…
 
Nathaniel Price discusses his drama First Touch, opening at the Nottingham Playhouse, about an aspiring young footballer growing up in Nottingham in the 1970s. Inspired by real life events, it explores the ways predatory abusers exploit positions of power within a community, in this case how the actions of a paedophile football coach almost go undi…
 
Huw Stephens, familiar to listeners to Radio Cymru and Radio Wales presents a multilingual, multicultural Bank Holiday edition of Front Row from Cardiff. Caryl Lewis is a mighty presence in Welsh literature, author of more than 25 books. Her novel Martha, Jac a Sianco is a modern classic, taught at A Level. She wrote the screenplay for the film – a…
 
Todd Kashdan has just written a manual for people who want to change the world for the better, but face opposition from the clueless, fearful, or hopeless majority. The Art of Insubordination will help you gain allies, convince bystanders, weather the inevitable storms that arise when you buck the status quo, and make it more likely you'll be open …
 
Full episode available at www.patreon.com/murielmurders Every week this podcast is entirely created + produced by Nick + Muriel, and signing up for the Patreon is the number one way to help support the show. RIP Mac Dre! Also, it's a two part episode and features a bunch of new information uncovered in 2021 by journalist Donald Morrison (and one up…
 
Observer theatre critic Susannah Clapp and broadcaster and Editor of the Wales Art Review Gary Raymond review The Corn is Green at the National Theatre and Tate Britain's Walter Sickert exhibition. And Samira talks to actor actor Cherylee Houston, best known as Coronation Street’s Izzy Armstrong, who is also co-founder of the The TripleC organisati…
 
Dr Matthias Wivel, co-curator of the Raphael exhibition at the National Gallery, discusses the life and death of the Renaissance painter and how he shaped the history of western art. The shortlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction is announced today. Literary critic Alex Clark talks about the six books in contention for the prize, and we’ll be hear…
 
Fine art, bank heists, sadistic government agencies experimenting on humans, a police force in need of a win, hundreds of people confessing to the same horrific mass murder, and one man put behind bars for life. Muriel takes us to a Tokyo still in ruins from WW2 and Nick hangs on for dear life. Thank you to our newest supporters at www.patreon.com/…
 
Emerging playwright Tim Foley is in the distinctive position of having won a prize for every play of his that has been staged. He joins Front Row to discuss his third play, Electric Rosary – a sci-fi exploration of religion and science in the company of a group of nuns and a robot - which has just opened at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.…
 
Horrible tasting prenatal vitamins the size of horse pills that pregnant women hate to take. A clothing industry that ignores the needs of women who struggle to dress themselves because of chronic pain and disability. Rampant and systemic sexism and misogyny. $408 billion in perfectly good food going to waste in the US every year. Hatred and suspic…
 
The Burnt City is the biggest production to date from the pioneering immersive theatre company Punchdrunk. As the company takes up residence in the former Royal Arsenal buildings of Woolwich, their first permanent space, they draw on the Greek tragedies of Agamemnon and Hecuba to reinterpret the Trojan war as a dystopian future noir. The French com…
 
Atlantis (2019) was the Ukrainian entry for that year's Oscars. It now seems incredibly prescient in its depiction of a Ukraine set post-war in 2025. Film critic Laruskha Ivan-Zadeh and historian Kathryn Hughes join Front Row to review it. They'll also be talking about Michael Arditti's novel The Young Pretender. It imagines the life of the real-li…
 
In this episode, we explore the term aphasia, which has become a popular term in the media after Bruce Willis announced his diagnosis. We discuss the definition, presentation, the different conditions that present with aphasia, management and treatment. Thank you for joining us. We recently changed our Instagram handle, and now can be found as The …
 
Chivalry, the new Channel 4 comedy which looks at the making of a Hollywood movie in a post MeToo world, has been co-created by its co-stars – Sarah Solemani, and Steve Coogan. Sarah joins Elle Osili-Wood on Front Row to discuss why MeToo has provided new grounds for comedy.Venezuelan singer Samuel Mariño originally trained as a ballet dancer befor…
 
Director Robert Eggers discusses his new film The Northman, set in Iceland at the turn of the 10th century. A Nordic prince sets out on a mission of revenge after his father is murdered. The plot, which is an old Nordic story, is allegedly the basis for the plot of Hamlet. The film stars Alexander Skarsgård, Anya Taylor-Joy, Björk, Willem Dafoe and…
 
Here's my dream morning: Wake up at 4am and pour a bucket of ice water over my head. Meditate for 30 minutes. Do 45 minutes of yoga. 30 minutes of breathing and muscle tension/relaxation exercises. As the sun rises, go for a 6 mile run, including hill intervals. Do 20 minutes of PT for my back. Lift weights for 20 minutes. Shower. Do 45 minutes of …
 
The Big Jubilee Read is a reading for pleasure campaign by the Reading Agency and the BBC highlighting 70 books from across the Commonwealth published during the decades of the Queen's reign. To mark the launch, Front Row comes from the Studio Theatre at the Library of Birmingham with an audience. Nobel Laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah talks to Samira ab…
 
In April 2022, Josh took me riding "down the bayou," to the marshes, swamps, inlets, and camps of his youth. Much of the land that was his primary recreation area is now gone - literally claimed by the Gulf of Mexico. Areas that were thriving natural ecosystems, rich with live oaks, are now represented by dead trunks and branches as the once mighty…
 
Our Thursday review critics, Dr. Kirsty Fairclough and poet Joelle Taylor, give their assessment of Paul Verhoeven's film Benedetta and the exhibition Let the Song Hold Us at Liverpool's Fact Gallery.Nick meets Alan Lane, Artistic Director of Slung Low Theatre Company in Leeds, to discuss his 'pandemic memoir', The Club on the Edge of Town. Present…
 
Tom Robinson is the black man wrongly accused of raping a white girl in To Kill a Mocking Bird. In Harper Lee's novel and the film he is at the centre of the story but, defended by the white lawyer, Atticus Finch, almost voiceless. In the acclaimed new stage production now in the West End, the actor playing Tom Robinson, Jude Owusu, discusses his a…
 
NYC in the '70s, supermodels, millionaires, horse racing, snowy sex palaces, Cadillacs, bullets and burning human flesh. This is classic Muriel's Murders. Part 2 available RIGHT NOW at www.patreon.com/murielsmurders - Big thanks go out to our newest members: Shawn and Brad! If you're looking for another fun way to support the podcast check out Nick…
 
After being announced as the recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Photography award at the Sony World Photography Awards 2022, the Canadian photographer and artist Edward Burtynsky talks to Tom about his 40-year career as a landscape photographer.This year’s Turner Prize is returning to Liverpool for the first time in 15 years. Laura Robert…
 
70 years after Sooty first appeared with Harry Corbett on the BBC’s Talent Night, presenter and current owner of The Sooty Show Richard Cadell talks to Samira about Sooty’s enduring appeal, as Sooty’s Magic Show embarks on a new tour and a theme park opens at the end of May. Annilese Miskimmon, Artistic Director of English National Opera, discusses…
 
American playwright Jeremy O.Harris discusses his play Daddy, at London’s Almeida Theatre, which explores the romantic relationship between Franklin, a young black artist, and Andre, a wealthy white collector.Front Row reviews works that are poles apart today; the exhibition Inspiring Walt Disney, which reveals how Disney’s fascination with France,…
 
Ocean Vuong is a Vietnamese-American poet whose recent works include a best-selling novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, and a multi-prize-winning volume of verse, Night Sky with Exit Wounds. He talks about his latest collection of poems, Time Is A Mother, exploring themes of childhood, addiction, sexuality and the death of his mother. The third…
 
Muriel wraps up the story of serial killer Bruce McArthur - go back and listen to Part 1 (episode 46) if you haven't yet. This one is dedicated to Kelsey W for hooking us up with a sweet donation. Love you! And special thanks go to all our listeners who sent us some Venmo bucks: Tevin, Adi, Natalie, Courtney, Lindsey and Paulette! WHO LOVES NFTs?!?…
 
The pandemic gave many of us a chance to see ourselves as others see us. Thanks to frequent Zoom meetings, we could see that our posture was kind of sucky. Forward head, hunched back, turtled shoulders - the tools and activities of our lives have shaped us - misshaped us, you might say - into stressed out, nervous, and submissive animals. We've bee…
 
The playwright Mike Bartlett is busy. The 47th, his dark comedy about the next presidential race, with Bertie Carvel giving an uncanny performance as Donald Trump is about to open at the Old Vic in London. So too is Scandaltown, his modern day Restoration comedy about social ambition, featuring characters with names such as Hannah Tweetwell and Fre…
 
Rae Morris discusses her latest single, ‘No Woman is An Island,’ ahead of the release of her new album.Ludovic Hunter-Tilney joins us to discuss the highlights from last night’s Grammy Awards. Novelist Ashley Hickson Lovence talks about his new novel, Your Show, about Uriah Rennie, one of the first black referees to officiate games in the Football …
 
Critics Sarah Crompton and Abir Mukherjee review Slow Horses, the brand new series from Apple TV+ starring Gary Oldman, Kristen Scott Thomas, Olivia Cooke, Jack Lowden, Saskia Reeves and Jonathan Pryce. Slow Horses is based on the novel of the same name by Mick Herron, which is part of the author's Slough House series. It tells the story of a team …
 
Presented by Kate Molleson from Glasgow. As the Burrell Collection reopens in Glasgow after a £68 million refit, Sunday Post art critic Jan Patience discusses the significance of the gallery, which includes rare Persian carpets, Chinese ceramics and sculptures by Rodin. Director Cora Bissett talks about Orphans – the new musical from the National T…
 
A serial killer who vacationed at the same time and place we vacationed - Puerto Vallarta! Muriel's Murders finally returns after we got stuck in Puerto Vallarta with a not-so-mild case of Covid. Well, thanks to Kelsey W's kind Venmo donation, we were able to do a little "journalism" once we got better. For the first time, Muriel takes a stab at em…
 
We look at how audience figures are recovering after two years of shutdown and pandemic restrictions. Carolyn Atkinson reports on the business of seat-filling companies and on new models being considered for ticket sales.We announce the winner of the 2022 Windham Campbell Prizes. The awards recognise eight writers annually for literary achievement …
 
Artist Sonia Boyce discusses her new video work, the product of being embedded with social services in Barking and Dagenham, which addresses domestic violence. She also reveals her process as she prepares to represent the UK at the Venice Biennale.After a dramatic Oscars ceremony, film critics Anna Smith and Tim Robey join us to discuss the Academy…
 
Critics Viv Groskop and Hanna Flint review The Hermit of Treig, a documetary film made by Lizzie Mackenzie who follows Ken Smith, a man who has spent the past four decades living in a log cabin nestled near Loch Treig, known as 'the lonely loch' – an intimate and warm picture of a man whose choice of the hermit life becomes more challenging as he a…
 
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