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Vox Conversations brings you weekly discussions between the brightest minds and the deepest thinkers; conversations that will cause you to question old assumptions and think about the world and our role in it in a new light, including five years' worth of episodes hosted by Vox co-founder Ezra Klein.
 
Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, ...
 
Steve Levitt, the iconoclastic University of Chicago economist and co-author of the Freakonomics book series, tracks down other high achievers and asks questions that only he would think to ask. Guests include all-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, WNBA champion Sue Bird, Operation Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui, and neuroscientist/actress Mayim Bialik. People I (Mostly) Admire is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
Join the Indi cast with host Maddie as they have amazing conversations with comic book creators in the ever-expanding and ever-creative independent comic book industry. From self publishers to indie powerhouses, we cover them all! Hear from writers and artists about what it takes to create your own content (and find success!) and where they get their inspiration from.
 
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PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from five years ago (3-24-2016). On this episode, PWTorch editor Wade Keller’s latest Interview Thursday includes an interview with WWNLive head booker Gabe Sapolsky discussing the burgeoning Evolve-WWE relationship, Evolve live events WrestleMania Weekend, the breaking news of Daniel Bryan p…
 
She spent nearly a decade as an undercover C.I.A. operative working to prevent terrorism. More recently, she hosted The Business of Drugs on Netflix. Amaryllis Fox — now Kennedy — explains why intelligence work requires empathy, and she soothes Steve’s fears about weapons of mass destruction.By Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher
 
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Rich Fann from the PWTorch VIP podcast Everything with Rich Fann & Wade Keller, plus The Deep Dive, and the PWTorch East Coast Cast. They react in real time to news of WWE roster cutbacks, AEW Dynamite's big ratings increase t…
 
Climate writer and Vox contributor David Roberts talks with Jessika Trancik, Associate Professor at the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society at M.I.T. They discuss many aspects of the vast undertaking to remake our world in response to the realities of climate change. They survey the technologies and innovations that are being deployed in this …
 
Welcome to the April 2021 Ask Me Anything episode of Mindscape! These monthly excursions are funded by Patreon supporters (who are also the ones asking the questions). I take the large number of questions asked by Patreons, whittle them down to a more manageable size — based primarily on whether I have anything interesting to say about them, not wh…
 
In this "Wildcard Tuesday" episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast, Wade begins with a Mailbag segment reacting to the Asuka vs. Rhea Ripley matches and whether Ripley and Bianca Belair are being well-received by veteran women wrestlers in WWE and if the lack of chemistry with Asuka should be read into. Then emails on whether The Young Buc…
 
https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=2389364 On April 11th of 2011, the wrestling world lost one of its brightest stars, and most beloved individuals: Alex Whybrow aka the legendary ”Sweet n Sour” Larry Sweeney. It was a loss that extended far beyond the confines of a wrestling ring as Alex touched t…
 
Telling a story seems like the most natural, human thing in the world. We all do it, all the time. And who amongst us doesn’t think we could be a fairly competent novelist, if we just bothered to take the time? But storytelling is a craft like any other, with its own secret techniques and best practices. Charlie Jane Anders is a multiple-award-winn…
 
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from five years ago (4-7-2016). On this episode, PWTorch editor Wade Keller’s interview with former WWE and TNA pro wrestler Matt Morgan who returns to talk about WrestleMania 32 and the Roman Reigns push, A.J. Styles’s hair and music, who he’d push as a lead babyface, challenges of being a b…
 
Steve Levitt is obsessed with golf — and he’s pretty good at it too. As a thinly-veiled ploy to improve his own game, Steve talks to two titans of the sport: Greg “The Shark” Norman, who was the world’s top-ranked golfer for more than six years; and Mark Broadie, a Columbia professor whose data analysis changed how pros play the game.…
 
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Todd Martin from PWTorch VIP's podcast "The Fix with Todd Martin & Wade Keller." They begin with a review of Smackdown including Edge's follow-up promo to his turn, the Daniel Bryan vs. Jey Uso main event, and Logan Paul with …
 
Madeleine returns with news from Boston! Tyler talks to our good friend Madeleine about her amazing book series: Boston Metaphysical Society and it’s new Kickstarter campaign for the 4th volume! Listen to find out more! Synopsis: When Erin, Caitlin’s mother, discovers her daughter can control a demon, she is outraged. In her mind, only a Great Hous…
 
Writer and Vox contributor Anne Helen Petersen talks with poet and novelist Patricia Lockwood about the experience of being extremely online. They discuss Lockwood's book No One Is Talking About This, writing and religious upbringing, the parts of life perfectly suited to the internet, and the human experiences that glitch the system. Learn more ab…
 
In today's new Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast, a "Wildcard Tuesday" edition features two distinct segments. First, a special WrestleMania 37 Preview episode of "Nick & Tom's Intercontinental Adventure" with Tom Colohue and Nick Barbati. Their weekend show covering the week in WWE is a new VIP-exclusive podcast series in 2021 and it's receiving r…
 
MARCH MADNESS has ended, and it is now POLL TIME! As has been our tradition since the birth of the show, we run a Mania Weekend poll this time of year to look at one of ROH’s many events piggy-packed off the event. This year the winner of the poll showcases the Wrestling Observer 2006 Match Of The Year, a World Title fight that should have been in …
 
In a world flooded with information, everybody necessarily makes choices about what we pay attention to. This basic fact can be manipulated in any number of ways, from advertisers micro-targeting specific groups to repressive governments flooding social media with misinformation, or for that matter well-meaning people passing along news from sketch…
 
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from five years ago (3-31-2016). On this episode, PWTorch editor Wade Keller’s interview with Pro Wrestling Spotlight radio show host (circa late 1980s to mid-’90s), former wrestling convention and promoter and wrestler, and country music act manager John Arezzi discussing WM32 and a remarkab…
 
Khan Academy grew out of Sal Khan’s online math tutorials for his extended family. It’s now a platform used by more than 115 million people in 190 countries. So what does Khan want to do next? How about reinventing in-school learning, too? Find out why Steve nearly moved to Silicon Valley to be part of Khan's latest venture.…
 
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net and the Pro Wrestling Boom podcast. They discuss WrestleMania 37's build and potential to be great, reflections on AEW-NXT Wednesday War, AEW and NXT viewership this week, AEW Dark Elevation …
 
Vox's Worldly host Zack Beauchamp talks with author and New Statesman editor Emily Tamkin about the life and legacy of George Soros. How did a Hungarian billionaire philanthropist become the No. 1 boogeyman of right-wing nationalist movements on both sides of the Atlantic? They unpack the meaning of the smear campaign against him, and the inherent …
 
In a podcast from five years ago (3-29-11), PWTorch editor Wade Keller is joined by Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net for their weekly live discussion with caller, email, and Twitter contributions. They present a discussion about the previous night's Raw focusing on the two big promo segments. Then they took live calls for the live hour on a varie…
 
GameStop shops mainly sold physical video games. They would also stock many resale items. The physical locations capitalized on the same type of business that comic book shops often had by selling collectibles as well. Many projected that Game Stop had a very limited future and had been cut out of the supply chain as many electronic games are simpl…
 
The Finals of MARCH MADNESS HAVE ARRIVED and we are up to 2019 with this one! If you’re not sure what March Madness has been, it was a month where Jeff chose shows following Shane’s departure from Ring of Honor that Hagadorn has never seen before! This final show for MARCH MADNESS takes us to the Summer of 2019 and the face of ROH post-ELITE, post-…
 
“Time” and “the brain” are two of those things that are somewhat mysterious, but it would be hard for us to live without. So just imagine how much fun it is to bring them together. Dean Buonomano is one of the leading neuroscientists studying how our brains perceive time, which is part of the bigger issue of how we construct models of the physical …
 
Unexplainable is a new podcast from Vox about everything we don’t know. Each week, the team look at the most fascinating unanswered questions in science and the mind-bending ways scientists are trying to answer them. New episodes drop every Wednesday. Learn more: vox.com/unexplainable Listen on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/…
 
He’s the chief creative officer of Pixar, and the Academy Award-winning director of Soul, Inside Out, Up, and Monsters, Inc. Pete Docter and Steve talk about Pixar’s scrappy beginnings, why it costs $200 million to make an animated film, and the movie moment that changed Steve’s life.By Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher
 
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host PWTorch VIP Analyst Todd Martin. They discuss these topics: NWA Back to the Attack review New Japan Cup finals with an earthquake ROH Anniversary PPV Preview Smackdown review Raw review AEW Dynamite review NXT on USA review …
 
Aarti Shahani, NPR journalist and host of WBEZ podcast Art of Power, talks with investigative journalist and author Alfredo Corchado about the US-Mexico border. Trump's actions created a new urgency for the political establishment to better understand the border, and Biden's challenges there continue to grow. Corchado, a former child farmworker and…
 
Today's Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast features a special Tuesday 10 Years Ago Flagship Flashback with PWTorch editor Wade Keller and guest cohost Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net. In this episode, they discuss Raw from the night before and take live calls for an hour including questions on the Hall of Fame, Vince McMahon's attitude toward Eri…
 
The Semi-Finals of MARCH MADNESS are upon us! March Madness is the month where Jeff is picking shows following Shane’s departure from Ring of Honor, events that he has never seen before! With our fourth week of these shenanigans, Jeff jumped to later in 2017 and of course picked another show in Ohio! We’ve got Bullet Club to discuss, and the impact…
 
Imagine two people with exactly the same innate abilities, but one is born into a wealthy family and the other is born into poverty. Or two people born into similar circumstances, but one is paralyzed in a freak accident in childhood while the other grows up in perfect health. Is this fair? We live in a society that values some kind of “equality” —…
 
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