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The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the sands of the Arabian desert, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
Get your weekly dose of music news from a professional music nerd and co. Lost Transmissions covers the biggest music news stories of the week with exclusive interviews from some of your favorite and up-and-coming artists. Rather than playing song after song, the goal is to have people from all walks of life have meaningful conversations about one of the most prominent mediums that connects us all. LIVE Wednesdays 6pm EST on WPNR 90.7 FM. E-Mail for inquiries at Magayle@utica.edu
 
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Friends, Our guest this week, Dr. Robert Pearl, introduces a fundamental reframe in our understanding of healthcare transformation with his second book, 'Uncaring - How the Culture of Medicine Kills Doctors and Patients'. He convincingly argues that addressing the systemic functional challenges in healthcare is not sufficient. For transformation to…
 
A robbery and assault gain local notoriety when it’s believed that the perpetrator is still somewhere on the property – two weeks later. Is there anyone who find the invisible thief? Maurice Leblanc, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We co…
 
As had been anticipated, Apple let fly with a ton of updates this week, and they did not skimp on the security. We’ll look at a way to open your phone with your masked face, App Tracking Transparency and fallout from App Tracking Transparency, and some important security updates for the Mac. Give it a listen, and please tell friend about this show!…
 
AirTag, Apple’s long awaited device tracker, was finally announced this week. It should be great for keeping track of your stuff, but what’s to stop it from tracking you? We’ll look at the product, some pushback, and privacy issues on Checklist 227 - brought to you by SecureMac. Give it a listen, and please tell friend about this show! Don't forget…
 
The world stands poised to enter the rocket age. But is it really the next best step for mankind? Ray Bradbury, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support worth your while. You get so…
 
Friends, The focus of this interview is on a 'greenfield' project that was under wraps for the past three years, and has only recently been revealed. Project Fulcrum was launched in the spring of 2018 by the CEO and senior leadership team of AdventHealth - one of the largest healthcare systems in the country. It’s bold purpose - “to disrupt its leg…
 
Theresa Anne has spent years watching her mother tell fortunes and work magical spells. But when she asks to protect the girl she loves, she learns the true cost and sacrifice involved in magical requests. Find more from the author at www.clpolk.com. Content advisory: Violence See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
This is BJ Harrison. I’d like to apologize for the release earlier today of Armageddon 2419 A.D – the Buck Rogers title. I’m afraid I didn’t fully realize the extent of the racist anti-Asian sentiments in it. I’m usually better at catching and pointing out this stuff. But when a listener reached out to me and brought it to my attention , and I kind…
 
Facebook data on over half-a-billion users has been found on a public hacker site. The good news: The data’s been out there since 2019. Wait… why is that good news? Facebook didn’t tell anyone about the data. How’d we find out? And what’s happening now? Find out now on Checklist 226 - brought to you by SecureMac. Give it a listen, and please tell f…
 
In a post-pandemic future where scientists have made great strides in eliminating disease, a young boy faces his fears and ventures out to his grandfather's island to give him an important vaccine. This story appears in the anthology Make Shift: Dispatches from the Post-Pandemic Future, edited by Gideon Lichfield and available for pre-order from Th…
 
Why is a dead man found lying beside a treasure chest in an abandoned, derelict ship? Arthur Conan Doyle, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support worth your while. You get so much …
 
Friends, You are going to hear a remarkable case study about a successful and sustained philanthropic initiative focused on educating disadvantaged youth. Although outside of the strict domain of healthcare delivery, this initiative is actually about the health & well-being of our communities and our country - education being a significant social d…
 
The Great Gatsby comes to his inevitable end. F. Scott Fitzgerald, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support worth your while. You get so much out of this! For a five-dollar monthly …
 
From cyberbullying to misinformation to leaving a digital footprint - things that didn’t even exist when a lot of us were kids are things today’s children deal with every day. We’ll talk with educator Robert Speciale about raising better digital citizens on Checklist no. 225 - brought to you by SecureMac. Give it a listen, and please tell friend ab…
 
What exactly do Tom’s investigations into Gatsby reveal? F. Scott Fitzgerald, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support worth your while. You get so much out of this! For a five-doll…
 
Reports say a misconfigured AWS cloud server left the info of hundreds of thousands of Hobby Lobby customers exposed. We’ll look at that and a few takes on how best to secure the cloud. Plus - revisiting a checklist on cloud misconceptions with “Security in Color” host Dominique West. All of that on Checklist 224 brought to you by SecureMac. Give i…
 
Friends, The focus of this interview is on a solution created by Yale Economists to address the rising & unsustainable costs of healthcare in our country. Most of us are aware that healthcare costs are a problem, but our guest today argues the cost of healthcare is actually devastating to American workers & families. The approach he and his colleag…
 
Hoping to make their fortune (or at least climb out of debt), a trio of space traders travel on a dangerous hunt for a space whale. "An Equal Share of the Bone" was originally published at Escape Pod. Find more of Karen Osborne's work at www.karenosborne.com. Content Advisory: Animal death See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
If you spend any time on the socials, you’ve heard people talk about Clubhouse. It’s been around for close to a year, though it’s really taken off over the past few months. We’ll look at its safety, then look at Privacy Labels with Clubhouse as a sort of yardstick on Checklist 223 brought to you by SecureMac. Give it a listen, and please tell frien…
 
Will Gatsby get what he wants when he risks everything in one bold and clumsy move? F. Scott Fitzgerald, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support worth your while. For a five-dollar…
 
Pieces begin to accumulate in the puzzle of Jay Gatsby. But can Nick see clearly enough to begin putting them together? F. Scott Fitzgerald, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support…
 
Friends, What if I told you that I just learned of a completely doable and replicable approach to reducing the costs of healthcare by 30 - 50% while increasing quality outcomes simultaneously? In this interview we’ll be speaking with an employer that has been achieving this for years. Corporate America - which pays for 50% of all healthcare costs -…
 
Adolescent boys are faced with the reality of friendships, old and new, as they work on plans to build their own airplane. "Flyboys" appears in Tobias Wolff's collection OUR STORY BEGINS, published by Vintage Books, and is available in audio from Blackstone Audio. Content advisory: discussion of death See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informa…
 
It’s New York in the 1920s, and Nick Carraway begins erecting the scaffolding of one of the greatest American novels. F. Scott Fitzgerald, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support w…
 
Apple has three great checklists that we’re featuring on this week’s Checklist by SecureMac: - If you want to see if anyone else has access to your device or accounts - If you want to stop sharing with someone whom you previously shared with - If you want to make sure no one else can see your location Give it a listen, and please tell friends about…
 
On June 6, 1994, two masked gunmen burst into local night club impresario Casimir "Butch Casey Sucharski's home in Miramar, Florida. They proceeded to assault Casey, and 25 year old dancers, Sharon Anderson and her friend Marie Rogers, beating them with their weapons before executing the three with gunshots to the back of the head and neck. The fol…
 
Death is the tragic result of Lupin’s latest burglary. Has the gentleman thief gone too far? Maurice Leblanc, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support worth your while. For a five-d…
 
The first two pieces of malware for the first Apple Silicon processor - the M1 - have been spotted. The first, GoSearch22, was found by Mac security expert Patrick Wardle. He stops by to talk about that one, about the other piece of malware - Silver Sparrow, and the future of malware on Apple Silicon. All of that on episode 220 of The Checklist, br…
 
There aren’t many people who have the breadth of perspective and the depth of accomplishment that this week’s guest brings to the table. Dr. Tony Slonim doesn’t just wear multiple hats. He has lived in multiple healthcare worlds - having earned a nursing degree, a medical degree, a subspecialty board certification, a doctorate in public health; and…
 
A government contractor deals with everyday frustrations in a small town. "Alluvial Deposits" appears in Percival Everett's collection DAMNED IF I DO. Check out other titles from Graywolf Press, including WILD SWIMS and BRING ME THE HEAD OF QUENTIN TARANTINO, at graywolfpress.org. Content advisory: racial slur, hateful language See omnystudio.com/l…
 
What will our hero see when he climbs to the top of the castle? H.P. Lovecraft, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support worth your while. For a five-dollar monthly donation, you ge…
 
On May 26, 1978, four‑year‑old Eric Christgen disappeared from downtown St. Joseph, Missouri. His body was later found next to the Missouri River. He was naked and had been sexually abused. Eventually, a mentally handicapped sexual offender would be convicted for the crime, despite the police lacking any evidence. On July 29, 1982, 11‑year‑old Mich…
 
The folks protecting the networks of tomorrow are in high school today. And they’re learning how to protect the networks of tomorrow… today. Robert Speciale is the CT Cybersecurity teacher at Indian Springs High School outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. He was an IT guy who became a teacher, who’s now teaching high school kids how to be pros in cybersec…
 
On June 1, 1984 7-year-old Mark Tildesly vanished from a funfair in Wokingham , England. Witnesses reported seeing him in the company of a 'stooped man' early in the day and then being led away that evening. July, 6 1985 14-year-old Jason Swift disappeared from the streets of London. September, 15 1985, Barry Lewis, aged 6 is taken in South London.…
 
What will become of a king who openly mocks a cripple and a dwarf? Edgar Allan Poe, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support worth your while. For a five-dollar monthly donation, yo…
 
Privacy Labels have landed in the App Store for a number of apps. We’ll cover what those are, what they cover, why some apps don’t have them, and what you can do with the information on them. Don't forget to check out our show notes: SecureMac.com/Checklist And get in touch with us: Checklist@Securemac.com…
 
Friends, Our topic this episode may be one of the most misunderstood and challenging issues in healthcare delivery - with significant potential for lowering costs and improving outcomes. The topic is employer-based healthcare; and as many of you know, employers pay for 50% of all the healthcare costs in the US. Escalating healthcare costs over the …
 
A teenage thief embarks on a mission to reclaim her people's sacred treasures. First published in A UNIVERSE OF WISHES in 2020 in the United States by Crown Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC, New York. Find more from Rebecca at www.rebeccaroanhorse.com. See omnystudio.com/l…
 
From September, 11 1978 until November, 2 1980 Gerald Gallego and his wife Charlene went on a multi-state crime spree of abduction, rape, abuse and murder that left at least 10 young women dead. Gerald, who had been in and out of state institutions since the age of 12 for crimes ranging from burglary to rape, was known to be a violent and aggressiv…
 
What will become of the townsfolk when Scratchy Wilson goes on the rampage, and the sheriff is out of town? Stephen Crane, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support worth your while.…
 
Last week was Data Privacy Day, and Apple tackled it in big ways. Checklist 217 by SecureMac looks at Apple’s App Tracking Transparency push, as well as its war of words with Facebook. Don't forget to check out our show notes: SecureMac.com/Checklist And get in touch with us: Checklist@Securemac.comBy SecureMac
 
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