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From "wokeness" to cancel culture, the culture wars are in full swing. In this series of no-holds-barred long-form interviews, The Telegraph’s Steven Edginton sits down with world-leading commentators to unpick them. New episodes on Fridays.
 
My Comic Shop History is a podcast hosted by filmmaker Anthony Desiato (My Comic Shop DocumentARy, My Comic Shop Country) exploring the culture, business, and fandom of the comics retail industry. In Season 1, New York's Alternate Realities closed after 23 years in operation, a community united to say farewell, and a podcast was born. The series continued with deep dives into collecting (Season 2), national comics retail (Season 3), conventions (Season 4), and Westchester County's lost shops ...
 
Welcome! This podcast is a in-depth conversation from the producers of the Broken Statues documentary series. Through this podcast, you will hear behind the scenes of each episodes. Topics will include explanation of the message, stressors in making the episode, and encouragement given in the process. Sincerely, Julian & David Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/Broken-Statues/support
 
New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ Kids subscribers. A good story can take you anywhere. Every week Little Stories Everywhere will bring you magical, adventurous, fantastical tales to excite your imagination and carry you and your family members to new places around the world. Hosted by Oscar-nominated actor Virginia Madsen and celebrated voice actor Robbie Daymond, stories will include timeless classics as well as brand-new tales.
 
The Sculptor's Funeral is the only podcast dedicated to figurative sculptors living and working today. Art history, tech talk, news, and interviews for the figurative sculptor working in the Western European tradition of figurative sculpture, along with a social media forum and listener mail/questions/comments make this podcast required listening for any sculptor who knows the Fine Arts aren't dead, they just smell a little funny.
 
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The Internationalist

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The Internationalist

Association of Commonwealth Universities

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The Internationalist is a podcast from the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). In each episode, academics, students and practitioners from across the Commonwealth take on the current debates in higher education. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
How do we understand the places we visit (and even the places we’ve never been)? As a shorthand, we use agreed-upon touchstones - famous places, famous people famous foods, and, of course, dreams. Dreamed-up people and dreamed-up places and dreamed-up things. This podcast looks at a culture's icons - real and imagined - to see what they say about the culture itself, as well as the outsiders who've elevated those icons above all others.
 
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Raising the Torch

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Raising the Torch

Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation

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What does liberty mean to you? Diane von Furstenberg narrates this groundbreaking, limited-series podcast about the often untold stories behind one of the world’s most famous landmarks: the Statue of Liberty. Listen as the sounds of history come to life through the fascinating stories told by historians Alan Kraut and Barry Moreno, and park ranger Melissa Magnuson-Cannady. You’ll learn about the Statue’s evolving meaning, how Joseph Pulitzer saved it from abandon, and how Lady Liberty stirs ...
 
What if the government actually did cover something up in Roswell? What if yetis exist and are just really shy? What if super-intelligent lizards are wearing human skin suits, influencing international affairs and recording podcasts? Conspiracy theories are cool because they appeal to our evolved logical human brains and our stupid mammal idiot brains. So join comedian and skeptic Katelyn Hempstead as her brilliant friends try to convince her of these and many other conspiracy theories.
 
The mission of Spoken Gospel is to equip the church to speak the gospel out of every corner of scripture. Co-hosts and close friends, David Bowden and Seth Stewart, sit down every week to talk through a Bible passage and see how it points us to Jesus.
 
Welcome to The Lonely Palette, the podcast that returns art history to the masses, one painting at a time. Each episode, host Tamar Avishai picks a painting du jour, interviews unsuspecting museum visitors in front of it, and then dives deeply into the object, the movement, the social context, and anything and everything else that will make it as neat to you as it is to her. For more information, visit thelonelypalette.com | Twitter @lonelypalette | Instagram @thelonelypalette.
 
The Mysterious Old Radio Listening Society Podcast revisits the great horror and suspense shows from the golden age of radio, including tales from Suspense, Lights Out Everybody, The Witch’s Tale, The Shadow, and more. Each episode features a classic, or maybe-not-so classic story from the scary old-time radio vault, complete with historical notes and nerdy trivia. At the end of each podcast, your hosts, Tim, Joshua and Eric discuss the merits of the story and decide whether or not it stands ...
 
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The Statues Podcast is back! Today's episode is an episode about failure. I think this is a conversation that needs to happen. To normalize failure so that we aren't stuck in a cycle of self-hate and depression. Everyone will fail, it's how you fight and make it out of it that matters. Thank you so much for listening. Our socials are: Facebook: htt…
 
Moving pupil of Guan Yin statue by Joey (narrated by Lijia) As kid, we would chew on anything. When slightly older, we would draw on anything we could find. But not many of us would dare to draw a deity's statue, but Joey did that and come a memory that would haunt her till the end of days. Lines by Puchi Bobo (narrated by Desmond) Puchi used to tr…
 
When Yorta Yorta/Gunaikurnai theatre-maker Andrea James quit her job as a legal secretary to pursue a career in the arts, it was because she saw the theatre as 'a place where truth gets told.' She is now one of our most celebrated playwrights and directors. Also, we hear a scene from A Letter for Molly, the debut play from Brittanie Shipway at the …
 
Nicholas Orme speaks to Emily Briffett about the long story of English cathedrals, tracing their role in society from their beginnings in the early Middle Ages to the modern day. Nicholas reveals how cathedrals have survived the turbulence of religious and social change, and explores what they can reveal to us about our history. See acast.com/priva…
 
Britain in the 1840s should have been, observes Simon Heffer, a time of great social improvement. Instead it was a country that was beset by poverty, unrest, assassination attempts on young Queen Victoria and her Prime Minister, and fears of revolution. Yet just forty years later, it was as if none of that had ever happened. It had become a prosper…
 
When first published in 1926, Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises changed American literature forever. Hemingway follows a disillusioned group of expats in post-World War I Europe whose relationships unravel as they travel from Paris to the bullfights in Spain. Unsettling, provocative, and inspiring to this day, this legendary novel about loyalty…
 
Our Laundry, Our Town: My Chinese American Life from Flushing to the Downtown Stage and Beyond (Fordham UP, 2022) is a memoir that decodes and processes the fractured urban oracle bones of Alvin Eng's upbringing in Flushing, Queens in the 1970s. Back then, his family was one of the few immigrant Chinese families in a far-flung neighborhood in New Y…
 
Stunning Indigenous resistance to the Keystone XL and the Dakota Access pipelines has made global headlines in recent years. Less remarked on are the crucial populist movements that have also played a vital role in pipeline resistance. Kai Bosworth explores the influence of populism on environmentalist politics, which sought to bring together Indig…
 
To many the city might seem simply a large urban area to live within, but it actually forms an important political concept and community that has been influential throughout European history. From the polis of Ancient Greece, to the Roman Republic, to the city-states of the Italian Renaissance, and down to the present day. Modern concepts of democr…
 
Britain in the 1840s should have been, observes Simon Heffer, a time of great social improvement. Instead it was a country that was beset by poverty, unrest, assassination attempts on young Queen Victoria and her Prime Minister, and fears of revolution. Yet just forty years later, it was as if none of that had ever happened. It had become a prosper…
 
It's easy to be pessimistic about inequality. We know it has increased dramatically in many parts of the world over the past two generations. No one has done more to reveal the problem than Thomas Piketty. Now, in this surprising and powerful new work, Piketty reminds us that the grand sweep of history gives us reasons to be optimistic. Over the ce…
 
Stunning Indigenous resistance to the Keystone XL and the Dakota Access pipelines has made global headlines in recent years. Less remarked on are the crucial populist movements that have also played a vital role in pipeline resistance. Kai Bosworth explores the influence of populism on environmentalist politics, which sought to bring together Indig…
 
A retrospective monograph of Alistair MacLennan’s performance art practice, its influence on the Belfast art scene, and its relationships with wider art histories. Actional Poetics-Ash She He: The Performance Actuations of Alastair MacLennan, 1971-2020 (Intellect, 2022) (Intellect, 2022) is the most comprehensive and complete legacy monograph about…
 
Beth and Bettina have some more bizarre stories this week! Beth begins with a story of a bunny and a crow? Annnnyway… Bettina shares a case from Australia - a killer known as "The Australian Cannibal”. The subject, Katherine Mary Knight, is a gruesome killer. Listeners BEWARE of the content in this episode. Beth ends the episode with the mysterious…
 
Elizabeth Taylor emerged from personal turmoil with a new mission; to be an advocate for the victims of AIDS. Her name became synonymous with humanitarian efforts for this cause. Not content with just one reinvention, she also put her tremendous energy into the foundation of a global perfume empire. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy a…
 
On this episode, Nick Delianides joins The Wild Man and Buckeye Boggs to talk about Ohio State’s newest commitment from 5-star quarterback Dylan Riaola. They tackle the question is Ohio State the new QBU and why qurterbacks are so successful in Ryan Days offense. They also rank Ryan Days top 5 wins as head coach and Eric interviews listener Larry D…
 
Here Goes Nothing is the last in what Steve Toltz calls his trilogy of fear which began with A Fraction of the Whole. This latest book is narrated by a ghost who discovers there is an afterlife hierarchy and he is at the bottom. Also, Irish writer Audrey Magee on her second novel The Colony which is colonisation in microcosm and Toni Jordan's sixth…
 
How did the Restoration of the monarchy come about, after a period of civil war and 11 years of Republican rule? How smooth was the transfer of power? And what did it mean for the everyday person? Speaking with Elinor Evans, Dr Clare Jackson tackles listener questions and popular internet search queries on Charles II’s ascension to the throne, in t…
 
In 1995 a TV series not only established New Zealand as the fantasy location of the world, but it launched the career of its star. The show was Xena Warrior Princess. The star was Lucy Lawless. These days Lucy Lawless is better known for upholding the law rather than breaking it. Her popular TV show My life is Murder is in production for series thr…
 
The history of handbags over the past century is unpacked in a new exhibition in Upper Hutt via Italy, featuring more than 50 examples from the world famous to the curious and tiny. Carry Me: 100 years of Handbags includes the Lady Dior made famous by Lady Diana, the Jackie and Kelly bags, the Baguette made famous on the Sex and the City TV show, a…
 
It's been a huge year for ingenious instrument inventor and self styled sound mechanic, Neil Feather. The former Baltimore resident, who now calls Auckland home, combines experimentation, curiosity and physics to create his instruments for himself and bandmates to play. Since arriving in Aotearoa a couple of years ago Neil Feather's collaborated on…
 
"What might we find when we stop looking?" That's what Otautahi sound artist Dr Jo Burzynska asks us, in her new multisensory exhibition. She recorded numerous walks throughout the city, guided by what she could hear, feel or smell, rather than what she could see. With the help of a range of people, Jo also foraged wild foods and experienced live i…
 
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