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NEON is a different way of sharing historical knowledge. NEON takes a pop culture phenomenon and turns it on its head by revealing lesser known facts, real-life events and history behind your favourite Netflix shows, movies or video games. From how the A-Team took inspiration from Vietnamese history and resistance leaders, to the Aryan purity and Harem breeding programs behind the Handmaid’s Tale. Even some of the most successful video games – Assassins Creed, God of War, and Fortnite – are ...
 
Words To That Effect: Stories of the Fiction that Shapes Popular Culture. WTTE is a narrative storytelling show that explores the intriguing places where fiction, history, science, and popular culture intersect and inspire. From the Victorian past to utopian futures, dinosaurs to detectives, zombies to mummies, how does literature shape our understanding of popular culture? Find out more at https://wttepodcast.com. Support the show at http://patreon.com/wtte.
 
Culture and Conversations is a show dedicated to everyday people tell their amazing stories of becoming, aspiring and overcoming. As the host, Jamison Smallwood shares his insights and perspectives on his life through the stories and experiences of his guests. Culture and Conversations features "Small Talk" which is a series of behind-the-scenes conversations with guests. Also included in the podcast is "Small Bites," which is a series of restaurant reviews from Jamison's travels. If you are ...
 
Hey Siri how do we come up with a podcast name like how do we come up with something good something catchy like H3H3 or Armchair Expert it's just we are like really proud of ourselves for this one this project here really brought out the emotional side of us Jackson even cried a little Brady looks at himself differently Cale found love E added more letters to his name and Leo went out in the wild to get lost. New episodes every Friday!
 
An opinion is like the “p” in raspberry, it’ll always be there, but remains completely unnecessary! Two rambunctious Zendaya-enthusiasts, Julia and Miranda, discuss their thoughts on all things popular culture. From the trends of 2020, to film reviews, archetype complaints and more, Julia and Miranda hate to love popular culture in the 21st century. During this uncertain time, join this celebrity-obsessed duo in their passionate, but pointless rants with new episodes every Wednesday. Email y ...
 
Pastor Scott Klaudt joins his co-workers, friends and other special guests to talk about real life, personal beliefs and everything else that culture is freaking out about. If you want to laugh, think, be enlightened and confused at the same time, this is the podcast for you. Basically, if you want to know what’s going on, so do we.
 
Lez Geek Out! is a geek culture podcast that celebrates popular culture with an eye for the woman-loving-woman audience. It focuses mainly on work with lesbian/bi/women-loving-women themes/characters, but sometimes strays into territory where the subtext is strong, and the female characters are stronger. The covers all forms of media are explored, be they books, movies, TV shows, graphic novels, web-comics, or anything else that fits the bill.
 
Come join Music Journalists Michael Muse and Stephanye Watts on the bi-weekly show, The Psyce. It's A Black music podcast spanning all genres with a sprinkling of pop culture and a shit-ton of foolishness. The Psyce is part of the Anchor.fm Network and is published on iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud, Google Podcasts, Breaker, & so much more.
 
Formerly the Living Presence Podcast. Part social commentary, part spiritual reflection, part biblical study and part prayers for an aching world, *do justice. the podcast* examines the intersection of faith and the secular through a faith-based, social justice lens. Hosted by Bri-anne Swan, *do justice.* is brought to you by Shining Waters Regional Council, an administrative grouping within the United Church of Canada. --SOCIAL MEDIA-- https://www.facebook.com/shiningwatersregionalcouncil h ...
 
Fantastic Blackness is a new monthly podcast by Tavia Nyong’o and Shanté Paradigm Smalls focused on Black Queer Trans art, politics, aesthetics, and news. Features interviews with artmakers, reviews of art shows, stage plays, books, film and television, and topical discussion. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Thirsty for a nerdy discussion of science, technology, ethics, and popular fiction? Dr. Jennifer Terrell and Iris Bull (Ph.D. student) talk each week about their ongoing college course designed and organized around these topics. We start by asking, “What is the role of popular culture texts in the construction of sociotechnical ethics?” We then spend 15 weeks answering that question together using frameworks unique to the field of science and technology studies, conceived of by historians, s ...
 
Radio Mike is an indecisive over-thinker who gave himself the nickname 'Radio Mike,' and obsesses over minute details and obscure popular culture. A bundle of neuroticism and anxiety, Radio Mike is a loveable geek who shamelessly talks about the many blunders of his life working in radio and podcasting, navigating young adult life as a millennial, exploring the complexities of his mental health and celebrating nerd culture. -------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
 
The AskHistorians Podcast showcases the knowledge and enthusiasm of the AskHistorians community, a forum of more than 400,000 history academics, professionals, amateurs, and curious onlookers. The aim is to be a resource accessible across a wide range of listeners for historical topics which so often go overlooked. Together, we have a broad array of people capable of speaking in-depth on topics that get half a page on Wikipedia, a paragraph in a high-school textbook, and not even a minute on ...
 
Please note that because iTunes limits the number of episodes displayed to 300, to start at the beginning of my retelling of the story of England, you need to SUBSCRIBE. You'll then find a regular, chronological podcast, starting from from the end of Roman Britain. I’m a bloke in a shed, but I make sure this is good, properly prepared history, and then fill it with my enthusiasm. You’ll find the great events and people for sure – but also some of the byways, of how people lived, their langua ...
 
'A good honest conversation never hurt anyone' FOLS FOREVER & MR VANS tackle all of the topics of the day with unfiltered commentary on music, entertainment, politics and popular culture. Get involved in the conversation as we sit down with some of London's most interesting characters. Use the hashtag and spread the word #OFFTHECUFFPOD Official Twitter: @offthecuffpod Email: offthecuff24@hotmail.com Hosts Fols Twitter: @folsforever Instagram: @folsforever Mr Vans Twitter: @mrvans7 Instagram: ...
 
History Slam is a conversational podcast that features discussions and debates around various historical topics or issues relevant to the understanding of history. Whether we talk with a historian about their new book or a musician about including historical references in their songs, History Slam focuses on the stories of the past, how those stories influence us today, and their role in shaping our shared culture. Within a relaxed environment we’re going to try and have some fun with histor ...
 
Truth Unscripted: All the latest and questionable things happening in science, technology, and popular culture. Journey with us as we uncover the unintended consequences and the implications that come with these innovations. We delve into the dark and bring to light what you should know! The Truth is out there...and it's Unscripted!
 
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Bernadette Barton, Ph.D. exposes the double standard we attach to women’s sexuality in The Pornification of America: How Raunch Culture is Ruining Our Society (NYU Press, 2021) Pictures of half-naked girls and women can easily be found on screens, billboards, and advertisement across the United States of America. There are pole-dancing courses that…
 
Listen to this special event for a limited time (30 days). Hosted by USC SAGE for their Take Back the Night programming, author and activist Chanel Miller will be discussing her healing journey as a survivor, while reading from her memoir, Know My Name. Through a moderated conversation led by Professor Christina Belcher, this space will serve as a …
 
Digitization is reshaping creative industries. Old gatekeepers in music, publishing, television, movies, and other industries no longer play such an important role, and digital piracy makes it easy for consumers to avoid paying companies, artists, and writers for what they produce. On the other hand, independents can now cheaply produce and distrib…
 
Steven Capsuto's book Alternate Channels: Queer Images on 20th-Century TV (2020) explores the fight for lesbian and gay visibility on 20th-century American television, as gay activists faced off with powerful, often vicious "traditional values" crusaders, with TV executives caught in the crossfire. It documents countless programs, characters, and p…
 
University of Hawaii Associate Athletics Director for Philanthropic Partnerships KIMO KAI gives us the skinny on the Campaign for the upgrades to TC Ching Athletic Complex to get it ready for football in 2021. From Indianapolis, Butler University student JAREN KAWADA shares about the atmosphere of his campus and city hosting the 2021 NCAA Men's Bas…
 
Today I talked to Mathew Sweezy about his new book The Context Marketing Revolution: How to Motivate Buyers in the Age of Infinite Media (Harvard Business Review Press, 2020). Mathew Sweezey is Principal of Marketing Insights for Salesforce. His work has appeared in leading publications such as AdAge, Forbes, Brand Quarterly, The Economist, and The…
 
“We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars, but we won’t. We’re slowly learning that fact. And we’re very, very pissed off.” In the first Single Serving Selection in over a year, we are Jack’s complete lack of surprise. We’re stealing human fat from dumpsters and peeing into…
 
A good honest conversation never hurt anyone, Fols Forever & Mr Vans are back for another week of podding, joined by radio presenter & podcaster Chris The Capo (Rinse FM, No Cappin’ & Battle On The Roof Podcast)for Episode 287!!! On the agenda.....- R.I.P Black Rob + BadBoy ‘curse’- Struggles as a creative - Leaking nudes for attention - Bars that …
 
Digitization is reshaping creative industries. Old gatekeepers in music, publishing, television, movies, and other industries no longer play such an important role, and digital piracy makes it easy for consumers to avoid paying companies, artists, and writers for what they produce. On the other hand, independents can now cheaply produce and distrib…
 
Big thanks to this episode's advertisers! bankcda, Hecla Mining Company, Radio Brewing, Watts Appliance, Silver Valley Cat Wranglers, Silver Valley Tire, and Juli Zook with Silver Legacy Realty. In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Josh McDonald go over the latest news coming out of the Coeur'd Alene/Post Falls Press, t…
 
The emergence of individual and commercial insurance in Early Modern Europe required an understanding of probability. In Probable Justice: Rethinking the Politics of Risk (U Chicago Press, 2020), Rachel Friedman highlights the political thinking that developed side by side with the advances in statistical methods. By the 20th century, small scale, …
 
In Vinyl Ventures: My Fifty Years at Rounder Records (Equinox, 2021), founder Bill Nowlin combines memoir with a history of the founding and evolution of Rounder as he talks about his experiences as one of the labels three founders. Rounder Records was born in 1970, a "hobby that got out of control," a fledgling record company more or less conceive…
 
Join us for a Writing 101 Master Class taught by Award Winning & Best-Selling author Sylvia Hubbard. Sylvia has independently published over 50 romance suspense books in the over 20 years she's been in the literary business. As an avid blogger, podcaster, social media manager & digital strategist, Sylvia has received literary recognition for her li…
 
On this episode of the podcast, Jared and Linda talk about the new Predator lawsuit, how dinosaurs are a possibility in the Fast and Furious franchise, and how Scream 5 is keeping everything under wraps by giving the cast multiple scripts and editing several different cuts of the film. In addition, they review the first full trailer for Zack Snyder…
 
Renato describes his accidental journey into entrepreneurship, the many mistakes and near disasters on his road to business success. We learn about the importance of being the guy who says “Yes”, and then figuring out how to to get things done. Anyone listening can learn from his journey, the importance of finding opportunities in setbacks, and bei…
 
Social networks existed and shaped our lives long before Silicon Valley startups made them virtual. For over two decades economist Matthew O. Jackson, a professor at Stanford University, has studied how the shape of networks and our positions within them can affect us. In this interview, he explains how network structures can create poverty traps, …
 
Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of the Hip-Hop South (University of North Carolina Press, 2021) pulses with the beats of a new American South, probing the ways music, literature, and film have remixed southern identities for a post–civil rights generation. For scholar and critic Dr. Regina N. Bradley, OutKast’s work is the touchstone, a blend of fu…
 
This week Haydn (@Herjuk), Marc (@Aceplantman) and Steve (@Stevoo7) discuss Deliver us the Moon, Star Wars: Republic Commando, Horizon Zero Dawn (PC), Wreckfest, Outriders, Monkey, Duel, The Expanse, Palm Springs and finally Steve has watched Cobra Kai! All this plus the usual news, charts, new releases and of course, your listener questions.…
 
Big thanks to Hecla Mining Company for sponsoring this episode! In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Keith Kinnaird go over the latest news coming out of the Coeur'd Alene/Post Falls Press, the Bonner County Daily Bee, the Bonners Ferry Herald, and the Shoshone News-Press from April 14 to 16. Time Index: Cd'A/Post Falls…
 
Episode 4 takes on the problem of nostalgia with help from Svetlana Boym (The Future of Nostalgia), Thomas Dodman (What Nostalgia Was: War, Empire, and the Time of a Deadly Emotion), Fredric Jameson (Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism), and Susan Stewart (On Longing). I need to take a week off, but I will be back with episode …
 
Svenn-Erik Mamelund (OsloMet) joins Merle and Lee to discuss his work. The first part of the interview focuses on Svenn-Erik’s research as a historical demographer focusing on the 1918 influenza pandemic, and he shares some of the findings about the differential effects of the pandemic on certain groups in the population. In the second half, the co…
 
What is the story of race in American fiction? In Redlining Culture: A Data History of Racial Inequality and Postwar Fiction (Columbia University Press, 2020), Richard Jean So, an assistant professor of English in the Department of English at McGill University, uses computational and quantitative methods, alongside close textual analysis, to demons…
 
Y. Yvon Wang draws on previously untapped archives--ranging from police archives and surveys to ephemeral texts and pictures--to argue that pornography in China represents a unique configuration of power and desire that both reflects and shapes historical processes. On the one hand, since the late imperial period, pornography has democratized pleas…
 
In this episode of the History Slam, Sean Graham talks with Brian about his new book Stampede: Gold Fever and Disaster in the Klondike. They talk about how Brian’s personal background influences his writing, his research process, and how his work differs from traditional histories. They also chat about the people included in the book, the colonial …
 
Andi and Lise are SO EXCITED to be celebrating their 100th episode with author, entertainment writer, speaker, pop culture critic, podcaster, social media maven and awesome-sauce person Dana Piccoli. In this episode, Dana breaks down some of the potential trends in queer media (yay! Queer filmfests online!), what she’s been watching/engaging in (SP…
 
Economist, data journalist, and best-selling author Seth Stephens-Davidowitz uses data from the internet to gain new insights into the human psyche. In his new book Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are (HarperCollins, 2017), Seth has used Google searches to measure racism, self-induced aborti…
 
How did Indonesia’s labour movement go from being small and divided at the demise of the New Order regime in 1998 to play lead parts in politics some two decades later? What lessons have labour organizers learned along the way? And what lessons can we draw from Indonesia relevant to industrial organizing elsewhere? Informed by over a decade of mult…
 
Successful word-coinages--those that stay in currency for a good long time--tend to conceal their beginnings. We take them at face value and rarely when and where they were first minted. Engaging, illuminating, and authoritative, Ralph Keyes's The Hidden History of Coined Words (Oxford University Press, 2021) explores the etymological underworld of…
 
A good honest conversation never hurt anyone, Fols Forever & Mr Vans are back in the studio for Episode 286. This week they joined by returning guests & financial consultants Andrea Dormer & Kelly Upstaged!! INTRO MUSIC: Odeal 'Passenger' - https://open.spotify.com/album/3erGHG8l977nwtLkLjhlMC?si=fBV1PUDCTFiT8eEeiNeZBQOn the agenda.........- Lockdo…
 
Transcript available here. We're back with Part 2 of our on-going mini series on Indigenous issues in KKKanada. Today we're breaking down how colonialism has f*cked with our understanding of Indigenous cultures and identities including wtf "status" means, how reserves work, the difference between big 'M' Métis and the French work métisse, and more.…
 
Big thanks to this episode's advertisers! Hecla Mining Company, Dave Smith Motors, Radio Brewing, Watts Appliance, Silver Valley Cat Wranglers, McDonalds, and Juli Zook with Silver Legacy Realty. In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Josh McDonald go over the latest news coming out of the Coeur'd Alene/Post Falls Press, …
 
Following the 2008 financial crisis, the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy placed much greater focus on stabilizing the market than on helping struggling Americans. As a result, the richest Americans got a lot richer while the middle class shrank and economic and wealth inequality skyrocketed. In Engine of Inequality, Karen Petrou offers pragmatic …
 
Twenty-first century media has increasingly turned to provocative sexual content to generate buzz and stand out within a glut of programming. New distribution technologies enable and amplify these provocations, and encourage the branding of media creators as "provocauteurs" known for challenging sexual conventions and representational norms. While …
 
Join us for a very special "Meet the Candidate" edtion of the Thinking Out Loud Radio Show, where we are privileged to have Mayoral Candidate for the City of Pontiac Jeremy Bowie. Jeremy is a bright and intelligent young black man that is poised to become the next Mayor of Pontiac. He shares his story as well as his experiences that he believes qua…
 
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