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Podcast The 13th takes you on a deep dive into the world of horror movies as host Jeffrey Gardner and rotating guests discuss some of the most memorable movies in horror history, whether they are all-time classics, cult classics, or movies that you've never heard of before.
 
The majority of homes currently being built are bad for the earth, the occupants and the builder’s health. Every fortnight, join Jeffrey Hart as he talks to designers, builders, makers, dreamers and doers. Exploring the wide world of sustainability in the built environment by talking to wonderful people who are doing excellent things. Whether you want to learn more about natural materials, are navigating your own self build, or just want to know that better alternatives are out there, this i ...
 
NatureScot presents podcasts that celebrate Scotland's nature and landscapes. In each episode you'll find numerous ways to connect with - and protect - our amazing natural world. We want to inspire everyone to join the fight against climate change and reverse nature loss. Immerse yourself and #MakeSpaceForNature in your life. www.nature.scot
 
The unseen creature whose ravenous fangs dog your every step as your footfalls echo down the midnight alleyway. — A long, icy shadow looming over you, making the hairs on your neck rise and your breath turn to ragged puffs of mist. — Unearthly howls that pierce the night, pulling you from the comfort of sleep with feverish, heart-pounding dread. — Welcome to Tales to Terrify, a weekly horror fiction podcast that gets under your skin, lays eggs and hatches writhing baby horrors nursed on your ...
 
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Books & Writers · The Creative Process

Novelists, Screenwriters, Playwrights, Poets, Non-fiction Writers & Journalists Talk Writing · Creative Process Original Series

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Books & Writing episodes of the popular The Creative Process podcast. To listen to ALL arts & creativity episodes of “The Creative Process · Arts, Culture & Society”, you’ll find our main podcast on Apple: tinyurl.com/thecreativepod, Spotify: tinyurl.com/thecreativespotify, or wherever you get your podcasts! Exploring the fascinating minds of creative people. Conversations with writers, artists & creative thinkers across the Arts & STEM. We discuss their life, work & artistic practice. Winne ...
 
There’s a brief paragraph at the end of the book you just read – and chances are the story behind it is just as interesting and inspiring as the story that preceded it.Join Bookstacked writer Saul Marquez as he sits down with Children’s and Young Adult book authors to learn how they discovered writing, broke into publishing, and achieved everything else that happened in between and after.
 
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“I was originally drawn to bees because they're social creatures. And as humans, I always wanted to know about ourselves and how we can be our healthiest selves and our healthiest society. Bees and wasps, and all of these organisms have been around for so long. Bees especially have been around for 100 million years.” Noah Wilson-Rich, Ph.D., is co-…
 
Noah Wilson-Rich, Ph.D., is co-founder and CEO of The Best Bees Company, the largest beekeeping service in the US. He is a 20-time published author and 3-time TEDx speaker. He’s on a mission to improve pollinator health worldwide as a means to support our global food system and support the transformation of urban areas from gray to green. He is the…
 
Welcome to Episode 538. For fiction, we have two tales for you: about a man whose hatred of elevators is eclipsed only by their hatred for him, and why you don’t have to be the sharpest tool in the shed to stand against the end of the world. COMING UP Good Evening: Flash Contest: 00:01:06 Rick Kennett & B. Michael Radburn’s They Wait as read by Chr…
 
"What drew me to the time period of the 70s was the real story of these magazines Playgirl, Viva, Foxy Lady, all the magazines that existed in this period. So it was a natural outgrowth of trying to tell a story that was inspired by, to some extent, real-life events. When I started developing Minx, what struck me about the 70s, in particular, is ju…
 
Ellen Rapoport is the creator, executive producer, and showrunner of the breakout hit comedy series, Minx, for HBO Max. The series, which aired on the platform on March 17, takes place in 1970s Los Angeles and follows the story of an earnest young feminist who joins forces with a low-rent publisher to create the first erotic magazine for women. In …
 
“It's a complicated issue. I think a lot of those bird disappearances come from the fact that we have massively intensified our agriculture. Large areas of North America and Europe are now under intense agriculture. They are sprayed with a whole variety of pesticides, which I think is also responsible for the fact that many insects have disappeared…
 
Stuart Pimm is a world leader in the study of present-day extinctions and what can be done to prevent them. His research covers the reasons why species become extinct, how fast they do so, the global patterns of habitat loss and species extinction and, importantly, the management consequences of this research. Pimm received his BSc degree from Oxfo…
 
In this special episode for Green Health Week, Fiona Leith and I chat to Paul MacFarlane, Mountain Bike Trail Therapy Leader with Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland, part of Cycling Scotland. Trail Therapy is an innovative project, supported by NatureScot and partners, using mountain biking and contact with nature to help people suffering from …
 
Anthony Gardner is Professor of Contemporary Art History at the University of Oxford, where he was the Head of the Ruskin School of Art from 2017 to 2020. He has published widely on subjects including postcolonialism, postsocialism and curatorial histories. His books include Politically Unbecoming: Postsocialist Art against Democracy, and Biennials…
 
“I think art can engage with the body, the mind, and the imagination in so many different ways that can compliment modes of thinking, other modes of creating, thinking through, working through and devising. I was thinking about this in relation to the last 18 months and how the sciences have rightly been heralded as the great way of getting ourselv…
 
“I really hope that kindness is preserved. I really think manners and being polite can go a long way. People are in such a rush these days. Everybody wants to acquire so much, and they forget to just be thankful for the little things in life. To slow down, how you move through the world and how selfless you are, holding open a door for someone, or …
 
Best-selling author Courtney Peppernell is from Sydney, Australia. Her poetry collection Pillow Thoughts was a worldwide success. Her Young Adult novels and poetry books have struck a chord with young readers and the LGBTQ+ community. Her other works include I Hope You Stay, Watering the Soul, as well as Hope in the Morning, profits of which were d…
 
Welcome to Episode 537. This week we have two tales for you, about a woman and her pup trapped at home during the pandemic and a man trying to figure out what keeps killing the neighbourhood dogs. COMING UP Good Evening: Stokers, Human Monsters Anthology, Flash Contest : 00:01:06 [Trigger] Sheree Shatsky’s You Wait in the Dark as read by Kat Woodfo…
 
In this episode two NatureScot colleagues chat about their personal experiences of making space for nature in their lives. Keen gardeners Fiona Leith and Marianne Sandison provide top gardening tips and discuss the healing power of the natural world. Spring is the perfect time to start the green fingered journey or to refine gardening skills, and t…
 
“The struggle for a planetary future calls for a profound epistemological shift. Indigenous ancestral knowledges are now providing a foundation for our work against climate change, one based on what I refer to as Indigenous economies of abundance—as opposed to capitalist economies of scarcity. Rather than seeing climate change as apocalyptic, we ca…
 
Candace Fujikane is an author and professor of English at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa, teaching aloha ʻāina and the protection of Hawaiʻi. Having grown up on the slopes of Maui’s Haleakalā, Candace has stood for the lands, waters, and political sovereignty of Hawaiʻi for over 20 years. Her newest book, Mapping Abundance for a Planetary Futur…
 
Conversations recorded at Futurebuild 2022 with Brian Murphy of the Green Building Calculator and Rowland Keable of EBUKI talking about the Cobbauge project. Episode links Green Building Calculator - https://greenbuildingencyclopaedia.uk/ https://www.futurebuild.co.uk/ EBUKI - http://www.ebuki.co/ Cobbauge - http://www.cobbauge.eu/en/ Sheltercraft …
 
Two conversations recorded at Futurebuild 2022. Vince House talks about demand controlled ventilation and Matt Stevenson about homegrown timber solutions. Podcast Links Updated! Comparison of MVHR Vs Demand controlled ventilation https://www.aivc.org/sites/default/files/D2_S6B-02.pdf https://www.aereco.co.uk/ https://ukcmb.org/2019/10/27/bsi-white-…
 
Dolen Perkins-Valdez is the New York Times bestselling author of Wench, and Balm. She was a finalist for two NAACP Image Awards and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for fiction, and she was awarded the First Novelist Award by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. She lives in Washington, DC with her family and teaches at American Uni…
 
Dolen Perkins-Valdez is the New York Times bestselling author of Wench, and Balm. She was a finalist for two NAACP Image Awards and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for fiction, and she was awarded the First Novelist Award by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. She lives in Washington, DC with her family and teaches at American Uni…
 
"When are we all going to start to care about one another? Because all of our individual choices do have impacts. And I just think the demands that we place on this planet, on the ecosystems, are what are driving conflict and human suffering. In some cases, it's really the scarcity of resources, just like water. In others, it's the changing climate…
 
Photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale shares her personal odyssey—from documenting the heartbreaking realities of war to witnessing the inspiring power of an individual to make a difference. Her award-winning work illuminates the unsung heroes and communities working to protect our wildlife and find harmony in our natural world. Hear her awe-inspir…
 
"I am very concerned that the future seems to be consolidated among the 10 wealthiest, most powerful people in the world who are all white guys. And they're great. I know most of them personally. I have mad respect for them, but it's really concerning when a private individual can buy Twitter. It's very concerning when a billionaire can own one of …
 
Ann Hiatt is a best selling author, executive consultant, speaker, and investor. She is a Silicon Valley veteran with 15 years experience reporting directly to CEOs Jeff Bezos (Amazon) and Eric Schmidt (Google/Alphabet). Ann consults with CEOs and their leadership teams across the globe on c-suite optimization. Ann has published articles in publica…
 
Welcome to Episode 536 We have one longer tale for you again this evening, about the importance of good nutrition for newborns.. COMING UP Good Evening: Flash Contest, Merch, HWA Mental Health Month: 00:01:06 Warren Benedetto’s Baby Food as read by Andrew Gibson: 00:05:37 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Ter…
 
Daniel Sherrell is the author of Warmth: Coming of Age at the End of Our World, a memoir on the climate crisis framed as a letter to Sherrell's potential future child. He is a climate movement organizer and has led successful campaigns to phase out coal-fired power plants, divest millions of dollars from the fossil fuel industry, and pass a Green N…
 
Steve Adams is the Founder and CEO at Tiger Performance Institute as well as the Author of Unleash the Peak Performer Within You and The Passionate Entrepreneur. As a veteran entrepreneur and former corporate banker, Steve is passionate about building and scaling organizations through disciplined execution, direct-response marketing, and culture cr…
 
James Fallows has been a national correspondent for The Atlantic for more than thirty-five years, reporting from China, Japan, Southeast Asia, Europe, and across the United States. Winner of the National Book Award and National Magazine Award, he’s the author of twelve books and his work has appeared in numerous publications and on public-radio. Fo…
 
This episode we are talking to the brand new editorial team for the Last Straw Journal - Alex Henderson, Gavin Fraser, Kenny Fallon & Zoe Gardner! The Last Straw Journal THE ALTERNATIVE JOURNAL OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION - for dirtbags and dreamers - since 1992 The Last Straw is a platform to share and explore ideas of a better world through the le…
 
Mario Alberto Zambrano is the Associate Director of Juilliard Dance. He was born in Houston, danced for Batsheva Dance Company, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Nederlands Dans Theater II, and Ballet Frankfurt between 1994 and 2005. He then returned to school and earned an MFA in English at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he received a John C. Schup…
 
Welcome to Episode 535. We have one longer tale for you about a governess who’s strange charges harbour dark secrets in the dirt. COMING UP Good Evening: Flash Contest: 00:01:06 Katie Young’s Fruiting Bodies as read by Georgia Cook: 00:04:06 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Flash Fiction Contes…
 
Ryan Vet is the President of Third, a brand whose mission is to revitalize main street businesses by focusing on people first. He’s also the CRO at Peoplelogic and an Advisory Board Member at the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business at Elon University. At age 14, Ryan founded Digi Tech Studio, which has provided unparalleled digital and creat…
 
“These were my bedtime stories stories. I remember listening to them before I could speak. I had delayed speech, and I had quite a bit of trouble with speaking at all and with learning and also just simply getting into school. I think I must have been five before I was uttering some of my first words and trying to articulate. Simple communication w…
 
E. J. Koh is the author of the memoir The Magical Language of Others, winner of the Washington State Book Award and the 2021 Pacific Northwest Book Award. For her poetry collection A Lesser Love she received the Pleiades Press Editors Prize. She is the co-translator of Yi Won’s The World’s Lightest Motorcycle, forthcoming from Zephyr Press. Her poe…
 
“We drastically misuse our mind and have neglected a very important part of the way our mind works in the modern world. I think preindustrial people and our ancestors used this very well. And that is that we have a whole right hemisphere of our brain which doesn't think in words, which takes in the holistic picture of everything around us. Anyone w…
 
Steve Biddulph (AM) is a renowned parent educator. A retired psychologist of 30 years, he continues to write and teach, authoring books such as The Secret of Happy Children, Raising Boys, The New Manhood, and 10 Things Girls Need Most, which have influenced how we view childhood development and mental health. Voted Australian Father of the Year in …
 
Welcome to Episode 534. This week we have two tales for you: about why forcing your shy child to get photos with Santa may be crueler than you think, and a clandestine hunting party that may get more than they bargained for. COMING UP Good Evening: Flash Contest & Thank-yous: 00:01:06 Deirdre Coles’ The Problem with Mall Santas as read by Emily Str…
 
In this episode we chat to Jim Jeffrey, NatureScot’s Pollinator Strategy Manager, who explains the importance and diversity of Scotland's pollinators, and highlights how they're faring in the recent pollinator progress report. Jim also showcases examples of projects up and down the country helping reverse nature loss, and he provides some great tip…
 
“We have to be unwavering in our commitment to principles of justice and freedom and be harbingers of hope. So for me, this is a lifelong thing, and I think of it as ancestor work that I one day will be somebody's ancestor, and I want them to be proud of the work that we did to give them a world that’s a little better of an inheritance than the wor…
 
Treva B. Lindsey, PhD is a Black feminist historian and Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University. She is the recipient of several prestigious fellowships including the ACLS/Mellon Scholars and Society Fellowship, The Equity for Women and Girls of Color Fellowship at Harvard University, and The Woodr…
 
“There's a real decrease in functional connectivity between regions of the brain that modulate the ego and a sense of self for Gabriela Montero when she's improvising. That's not a region of the brain in particular, it’s the connections between a lot of them and that together as well and also our sense of self and also our conscious memory and our …
 
Born and raised in Denver, Natalie Hodges has performed as a classical violinist throughout Colorado and in New York, Boston, Paris, and the Italian Piedmont, as well as at the Aspen Music Festival and the Stowe Tango Music Festival. She graduated from Harvard University, where she studied English and music, and lives in Denver, Colorado. Uncommon …
 
"The heart also reports to the brain and receives from the brain. So our bodies are in dialogue with the brain. And we don't really know where consciousness is, we sort of imagine it's somewhere in the head. We have no real reason to suppose that it's just we identify it with our sight and we, therefore, think it must be somewhere up there behind t…
 
Dr. Iain McGilchrist is a psychiatrist, neuroscience researcher, philosopher and literary scholar. He is a Quondam Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, an Associate Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford, a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and former Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director at the Bethlem Royal & Maudsley Hospi…
 
Welcome to Episode 533. This week we have two tales for you: about the trials of deciding whether to flee or stay in the face of uncertainty in ancient Rome, and how some festive legends just refuse to die. COMING UP Good Evening: Flash Contest and Thank-yous: 00:01:06 Julia August’s City of Wolves and Lightning as read by Graeme Dunlop: 00:04:37 R…
 
Coach Ron Wolforth is the Founder and CEO of Texas Baseball Ranch and Pitching Central. As a recognized authority on training and rehabbing baseball pitchers, he works with teenagers who want to get college scholarships and enter Major League Baseball. Coach Wolforth is widely regarded as the world’s leading expert on the objective measurement of a…
 
“I think believing in something is also part of the responsibility of the believer to sift through these things. So there are a lot of people saying I'm green because they do something less badly. So for me, it’s not green yet, it's just less bad. It's not really good yet. It's not really fabulous, but that just means there's an opportunity to keep…
 
William McDonough is a globally recognized leader in sustainable design and development. He has written and lectured extensively on design as the first signal of human intention. He co-authored Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. McDonough advises leaders on ESG strategies through …
 
Building Physicist and certified PassivHaus designer Es Tresidder is back to discuss his EnerPHit retrofit project on his family home. We discuss what he's doing and what he has learned from pulling apart his home to do the work. Episode Links Es' website: http://www.highlandpassive.com/ Design of Es’ retrofit and Es’ employer - http://www.johngilb…
 
"It's always difficult to avoid charges of being nostalgic if we talk about going back to things. Back to the past or forward to the past, but there are principles that existed in preindustrial/early industrial cities and which were overturned by key technological inventions of the late 19th and early 20th century, particularly the railway, the mot…
 
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