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Trampoline Hall is a barroom lecture series that has been delighting audiences every month in Toronto for fifteen years, where it has sold out every show. Praised by The New Yorker for “celebrating eccentricity and do-it-yourself inventiveness,” it asks lecturers to take a vulnerable, theatrical risk and speak on a subject they’re not professionally expert in. Subjects range from absurd and arcane obsessions to heartbreakingly personal stories. Quick-witted host Misha Glouberman conducts a Q ...
 
If you love New York City then this is the podcast for you! Gossipnista seeks to continue enriching the lives of New Yorkers and those looking to visit or move to New York City. Join host Mariana Monks, as she asks all the questions you've ever wanted to know about the Big Apple through interviews with special and expert guest within various fields in New York City. Tune in biweekly as we pull back the curtain on the city that never sleeps and inspire you to live your best life in it. For th ...
 
The economy is bananas, even scary. But some people are thriving, and we're going to figure out how. Adam Davidson, "New Yorker" writer, longtime contributor to This American Life, and the creator of NPR’s "Planet Money," unearths stories from regular people. People who have cracked the code to success in our new economic reality.
 
Socrates in the City is the acclaimed series of conversations on “life, God, and other small topics,” hosted by Eric Metaxas. Starting with the philosopher Socrates’s famous words that “the unexamined life is not worth living,” Metaxas thought it would be valuable to create a forum that might encourage busy New Yorkers in thinking about the bigger questions in life. He founded Socrates in the City in 2000. Metaxas is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of MARTIN LUTHER, IF YOU CAN KEEP ...
 
G Moody is the host of this 5⭐️ star podcast stemming from Brooklyn, NY. Known for his quick wit, hilarious commentary and impeccable ear for great music, G Moody continues to deliver with a unique, intellectual perspective about daily American life, sports, politics and everything in between. A true New Yorker, G Moody genuinely brings a plethora of funny to the podcast game with his articulate, entertaining & always thought-provoking opinions giving you - This, That & The Third. Support th ...
 
RingTales brings the world famous cartoons of The New Yorker to fully animated life. They're short. They're smart. They're wickedly funny. They feature the hysterical work of renowned cartoon artists such as Sam Gross, Bob Mankoff and Roz Chast. Enjoy a bite-sized gift of comic comedy three times a week. Animation that's addictive. You can't watch just one.
 
When we hear about confidence games, we think, “never me.” Welcome to The Grift, a show about con artists and the lives they ruin. Best-selling author and New Yorker writer Maria Konnikova takes us to the darker side of human nature and deceit. Ten stories about card sharks, cult leaders, art forgers, impostors, and more. Why do we fall for them time and time again?
 
James Altucher interviews the world’s leading peak performers in every area of life. But instead of giving you the typical success story, James digs deeper to find the “Choose Yourself” story—these are the moments we relate to… when someone rises up from personal struggle to reinvent themselves. The James Altucher Show brings you into the lives of peak-performers: billionaires, best-selling authors, rappers, astronauts, athletes, comedians, actors, and the world champions in every field, all ...
 
The Last Archive​ is a show about the history of truth, and the historical context for our current fake news, post-truth moment. It’s a show about how we know what we know, and why it seems, these days, as if we don’t know anything at all anymore. The show is driven by host Jill Lepore’s work as a historian, uncovering the secrets of the past the way a detective might.
 
From pop stars to memoirs, abstraction to athleisure, Lilah Raptopoulos and Griselda Murray Brown get together to make sense of culture today. Lilah's an editor in New York and Gris is in London – join them as they dissect the trends shaping life in the 2020s, interview people breaking new ground and bring you behind the scenes of the Financial Times' award-winning Life & Arts journalism. Come to hear what’s new in two cultural capitals; stay for compelling interviews that aren't afraid to g ...
 
A podcast by a native New Yorker & crazy Colombian who loves to talk about Daily Events • TV • Movies • Celebs • and Life! Follow @itsjessnyc on IG, FB, TWITTER, LINKEDIN & TUMBLRNew Episodes when I feel like it 💋 #itsjessnyc #LifeWithJess ⏬ Visit my website & blog
 
How do you navigate the world of Trump? Distract yourself with good, irreverent pop culture and an intimate dose of female friendship. Join former Executive Digital Editor of The New Yorker Amelia Lester in Washington and co-founder of the Mamamia Women’s Network Mia Freedman in Sydney, as they discuss all things Trump, pop-culture and long distance friendships.
 
Edith Wharton's 1907 novella explores the milieu of Americans living abroad in Paris. New Yorker John Durham travels to Paris to woo an old flame, Fanny Frisbee, now the Marquis de Malrive. Fanny is separated from her husband and wants to marry John and return to America, but she doubts whether her Catholic husband will grant her a divorce. When John meets Fanny's sister-in-law, the enigmatic Madame de Treymes, he hopes she may be able to help them in their quest for happiness. (Introduction ...
 
Writer, director, and actor Helen Hunt talks about her new film, Ride. The poignant comedy follows Jackie—an uptight New Yorker editor (Hunt)—who follows her son, Angelo, to LA after he drops out of college to surf and find himself. Determined to shake some sense into Angelo, Jackie ends up re-examining her own life with the help of a limo driver and younger surf instructor.
 
Produced by PBS affiliate Channel Thirteen in New York City, "New York on the Clock" reveals a day in the life of New York's workforce - the men and women who keep the city thriving. Each episode is a mini-documentary featuring an on-the-job interview with a New Yorker at work. The series illuminates the lives of our neighbors in their own voices and presents a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a metropolis - one worker at a time. Released biweekly.
 
A young New-Yorker of twelve heard an appeal for the Fatherless Children of France and his heart was touched. He had no money, but he resolved to give his spare time and his utmost energy to support a "kid in France." The French child needed ten cents worth of extra food each day, in order to grow up with strength and courage. The little American godfather earned those ten cents; he sold newspapers at the subway entrance, after school hours, and undertook an amazing variety of more or less l ...
 
Politics Brief is the go-to source for 2018 election news, selected from the best WNYC has to offer. Daily segments include original reporting on the New York metro region, along with interviews and analysis focused on the national scene from groundbreaking shows like On the Media, The Takeaway and The New Yorker Radio Hour. Produced by WNYC Studios, home of other great podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. Category: News & Politics
 
What do you get when you get together a loud mouth New Yorker and a southern gay guy and talk about their favorite TV shows? Hilarity! Big Brother, So You Think You Can Dance, American Idol, Real Housewives, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Gilmore Girls, Dollhouse, Dancing with the Stars, My Life on the D List, Golden Girls, Designing Women, Roseanne, Lost, The View, Oprah, Beautiful People, Ruby, The Biggest Loser, How I Met Your Mother,
 
Watch Jerusalem brings you news and archaeology from a biblical perspective. Host Brent Nagtegaal is on location in Jerusalem to give you the most important developments happening on the ground—and emerging from beneath it. Nagtegaal is a contributor for watchJerusalem.co.il.
 
"Conversations With My Dummy" is a throwback to old time radio, featuring original routines, sound effects, voice characterizations and ventriloquism (yes, before you ask about his lips, Steve works on the honor system) It aired for over 30 years on commercial and public radio stations around the country. Steve Charney and his show was profiled in the "New Yorker" magazine. In other words, Steve is a serious artist, doing serious work, who's in serious trouble.
 
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This Presidential race is a battle for the soul and the future of the country—on this much, both parties agree—and yet the pitfalls in the election process itself are vast. David Remnick runs through some of the risks to your vote with a group of staff writers: Sue Halpern on the possibility of hacking by malign actors; Steve Coll on the contention…
 
In an election year, media coverage focusses overwhelmingly on federal elections—races for the Senate, House, and, above all, the Presidency. But, in November, voters across the country will also cast their votes for governors and state legislators, officials who exercise enormous power over the lives of their constituents. Daniel Squadron, a forme…
 
Joy Harjo joins Kevin Young to read “Still-Life with Potatoes, Pearls, Raw Meat, Rhinestones, Lard, and Horse Hooves,” by Sandra Cisneros, and her own poem “Running.” Harjo is the current Poet Laureate of the United States, as well as a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Her many honors include the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize and the Wallace …
 
Optimism. Am I a “true” ny-Er, biz idea, buying book rights of old books, Post office, why I do more news stuff now, how to say goodbye to a loved one, biz idea of the week! Text me questions at 203-590-8607 I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast. Thanks so much for listening! If…
 
Hey, Upper East Siders! Gossipnista here, your one and only source into the real lives of New Yorkers. For this episode I bring to you the one and only Kerry Sorenson, from "UES Things". Many, including myself may consider her the reigning Queen Bee of the Upper East Side, but who is she really? That’s one secret I’ll gladly tell and reveal it all …
 
It's time for another update on the state of US finance! After I wrote Why New York City is dead, doesn't seem like we have any solution for all the issue that I brought up in the article. So I called up my friend, Jim McKelvey, the founder of Square and the deputy chairman of the Federal Reserve, to ask him a bunch of questions. Will they bail out…
 
I am always impressed by John Lee Dumas and Kate Erickson on their for-pay community, Podcaster's Paradise. I have them on to talk about their podcast, how to build from scratch, and their approach of running such a successful for-pay community! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/pod…
 
What in the world is going on!? The media doesn't cover the news. They only cover the "opinion of the day". I want to know WHAT IS HAPPENING? So I called up Ian Bremmer, an American political scientist and author with a focus on global political risk, and also the president and founder of Eurasia Group, to figure out what's going on and what the fu…
 
You're about to meet and get to know one helluva woman! 75-year-old Gloria Allen is a transgender woman who grew up in the 50s and 60s on Chicago's South Side and transitioned from George to Gloria after high school, but obviously before the Stonewall Uprising. Her story is riveting, empowering, inspirational. Case in point - while in her 60s, Glor…
 
The German composer Richard Wagner had an enormous influence not only on modern music but on artists of all stripes, and on political culture as well. His use of folkloric material to create modern epics won him the admiration of thinkers like W. E. B. Du Bois, and made him popular in Hollywood since the birth of film. Alex Ross, whose new book is …
 
Guy Raz has interviewed 100 of the greatest entrepreneurs in the world for his podcast and now his book, "How I Built This". This book is a must for EVERY entrepreneur's library. In this episode, Guy tells me some of the lessons and stories he's learned from the likes of the founders of Airbnb, Spanx, Ben & Jerry's, and dozens of other companies. I…
 
With the journalism industry in freefall, there’s a good chance that your local newspaper is experimenting with some kind of digital subscription offering. In many cases, this involves some kind of metered paywall where you’re expected to start paying after consuming a pre-determined number of articles. Hundreds of newspapers have installed paywall…
 
Across the South and well beyond, cities and states have been removing their Confederate monuments, recognizing their power as symbols of America’s foundational racism. In the town of Easton, Maryland, in front of the picturesque courthouse, there’s a statue known as the Talbot Boys. It depicts a young soldier holding a Confederate battle flag, and…
 
I have made mistakes my whole life as an Entrepreneur before I figured it out. Here are all the mistakes that I've made, and I hope you can avoid all of them and learn from them! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, pleas…
 
Across the South and well beyond, cities and states have been removing their Confederate monuments, recognizing their power as symbols of America’s foundational racism. In the town of Easton, Maryland, in front of the picturesque courthouse, there’s a statue known as the Talbot Boys. It depicts a young soldier holding a Confederate battle flag, and…
 
From the Socrates in the City archives: Baroness Caroline Cox sits in the British House of Lords as a crossbencher and is a frequent contributor to Lords debates on Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Nigeria, and Burma. At this 2011 event in Manhattan, Baroness Cox discusses threats to the West’s cultural and political heritage in the U.K. and abroad.…
 
Another Side Hustle Friday! I have an idea to buy a lot of Instagram account with millions of followers and then point it to my account so I can do affiliate deals! And then I heard about, the Co-Founder of The Snow Agency, Daniel Snow! He did exactly that! Now he owns an agency and helped one of his clients from 30 thousand dollar revenue a month …
 
Jiayang Fan immigrated to the United States from China at age seven. Her mother, who had been a doctor, cleaned houses in Greenwich, Connecticut, so that Jiayang could attend good schools. In 2011, Jiayang’s mother was diagnosed with A.L.S., and Jiayang oversaw her care as her condition worsened. This year, when the COVID{:.small}-19 lockdown threa…
 
Sam Harris, author, Neuroscientist, and the host of the Making Sense Podcast came back on to talk about his new book, Making Sense: Conversations on Consciousness, Morality, and the Future of Humanity. We talked about racism, consciousness versus morality and how do you define morality. What is the baseline for human morality! He also recounted his…
 
In 2019, a groundbreaking study showed that the tin discovered on the Israelite coast during the time of the judges was sourced as far away as the United Kingdom—specifically, the regions of Cornwall and Devon. While the study attributed the trade of the tin to the Phoenicians, the Bible describes Israelite tribes being heavily invested in seafarin…
 
Selene Castrovilla lives in the past...and that's a good thing! Her work focuses on exposing the concealed truths about our nation's history, including the impactful and poignant way women contributed to the making of America. There's a lot to learn in this fascinating look back with this accomplished author and educator.…
 
I have another Choose Yourself person on the podcast! Ryan Long, a comedian, a podcaster, and filmmaker came on the podcast and talk about the methods that you used to get blown up in social media and the comedy scene. He also talks about how to see things from a different perspective! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and lear…
 
N. K. Jemisin has faced down a racist backlash to her success in the science-fiction community. But white supremacy in the genre is nothing new, she tells Raffi Khatchadourian. Her recent novel “The City We Became” explicitly addresses the legacy of the genre pioneer H. P. Lovecraft, whose racism was virulent even by the standards of the early twen…
 
An episode on the Hamptons lifestyle that should not be missed and will be sure to answer any questions you’ve ever had about the exclusive New Yorker’s getaway. Episode 16, I speak with Marissa Ivana a friend and Hamptons local. Marissa and I discus everything under the sun related to the Hamptons and have a really fun and candid talk about the Ha…
 
In the new film “Coastal Elites,” Bette Midler plays a New Yorker of a certain type: a retired teacher who lives on the Upper West Side, reads the New York Times with Talmudic attention, and is driven more than half mad by Donald Trump. So much so that one day she picks a fight in a coffee shop with a guy wearing a red MAGA hat, and her monologue t…
 
I wrote a viral essay on LinkedIn, which said that due to the Coronavirus's devastating effect on the city, NYC as we know it is dead, forever. A few days later, I woke up to find that the piece had received intense criticism from the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, who penned an op-ed against me in the NY Times, Mark Cuban, and even the mayor himself Bil…
 
This segment contains adult language. In the new film “Coastal Elites,” Bette Midler plays a New Yorker of a certain type: a retired teacher who lives on the Upper West Side, reads the New York Times with Talmudic attention, and is driven more than half mad by Donald Trump. So much so that one day she picks a fight in a coffee shop with a guy weari…
 
Brooklyn Borough President (and possible next Mayor of NYC) Eric Adams is back on the show! I called him up and asked him, "How can we solve these problems? And how can ANY city solve the problems they are having now?" He took the challenge and shares solutions and his philosophy for running a city! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full…
 
This week Stephy is joined by Valerie Ann from, "Are We Grown Yet?" podcast and they discuss what it means to be a wanna be vegan, how to catch the ultimate pose, and why Stephy was all the way #TeamMonica Follow us on IG @_Stephykiss @FineandThickPod ValerieAnn @Arewegrownyetpod_ @_valerieanncreates_…
 
When Naoise McNally and her business partner launched One Fab Day, neither of them had any experience working for a media company. Naoise didn’t even have much knowledge of the wedding industry outside of planning her own wedding. But the lack of wedding-focused internet resources in Ireland presented a clear market opportunity, so they went for it…
 
Florida, with twenty-nine electoral votes, is one of the most sought-after states in any election. It went for Bush in 2000 and 2004, Obama in 2008 and 2012, and Trump in 2016. Dexter Filkins joins Dorothy Wickenden to discuss continuing efforts by the G.O.P. to suppress the Democratic vote, the pivotal role the state will play in the election this…
 
The newest show from Pushkin Industries is Into the Zone, a podcast about opposites and how borders are never as clear as we think. In Episode 1, Hari’s visit to Stonehenge on the Solstice prompts an investigation into the gray zone between being a native and a migrant. He also tracks down an old friend, whose work with Harvard geneticist David Rei…
 
The Libertarian candidate for President got 5 million votes in 2016. This year their candidate is Dr. Jo Jorgensen. She came on the podcast and helps us solve all the issues. I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please su…
 
We are coming out of the lockdown period, however, doesn't seem like there is an end in sight in the pandemic era. With this in mind, I call up my friend Quint Tatro, the host of DIY Financial and Managing director for Joule Financial, and ask him to come on to talk about how not to go broke, how to manage your debt, and also what's the best way of…
 
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