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Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedies and disasters throughout history. This is an interview show, spotlighting authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years, and whose stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.
 
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.
 
Part Twilight Zone but wholly unique, Victoria's Lift is an ongoing audio drama featuring a mysterious girl who guides visitors to their transformations. A dark place whose original luster is now lost to time, the unlikely, old Victorian building sits overlooked by most on the edge of Pittsburgh. Originally built as a luxury residence for some of the city’s most well to do residents, it now serves a different purpose. Within its dilapidated walls sits Victoria's Lift. Step inside and ride it ...
 
Between the Leaves, a poetry podcast hosted by Ellen van Neerven and Hermina Burns. In each episode, Ellen and Hermina illuminate poems written by women and the gender diverse, as well as their own original works, moving through themes like love, race and feminism. Proudly presented by the Victorian Women’s Trust.
 
Having survived the dark ages of Whedon-less television, a period of reprieve is approaching as master storyteller Joss Whedon readies his return with his Victorian sci-fi epic THE NEVERS for HBO. We're currently a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to the discussion and dissection of every episode of THE NEVERS. Listen in as we review episodes, speculate and discuss news as it pertains to the series. We may just re-visit some of Whedon's past works too.
 
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.
 
A steampunk, monster-hunting adventure through Victorian England and the surrounding Universes. It's steampunk Victorian England and monsters are invading the otherwise peaceful balls and tea parties. The Baroness, gutsy and eccentric, funds a team of monster hunters that include her brother, a scholar who recently found out he was the father of a teenager, her protegee, a young scientist whose mother wants her to spend more time flirting than tinkering with machines, and her man-servant Gun ...
 
Victorian Scribblers is a podcast about the nineteenth-century writers time forgot, from Mary Elizabeth Braddon (the mother of detective fiction) to Marie Corelli (queer science-fiction writer extraordinaire) and beyond. Hosted by Dr. Courtney Floyd, a specialist in nineteenth-century literature and print culture, and Dr. Eleanor Dumbill, a specialist in Victorian literature and publishing.
 
Proudly brought to you by the fine folks at the Astonishing Legends Podcast- Not just another show but a place you can go: The Midnight Library. You alone, can climb the stairs of the strange, old Victorian mansion and be somewhat welcomed by your Hosts, Miranda Merrick & Mr. Darling. Curl up in a window seat or beside the grand fireplace and hear a tale of times long ago. Be transported to forgotten lands, learn about ancient customs and mysterious happenings… all in the company of your unu ...
 
On Modern Library's list of 100 Best Non-Fiction books, "Eminent Victorians" marked an epoch in the art of biography; it also helped to crack the old myths of high Victorianism and to usher in a new spirit by which chauvinism, hypocrisy and the stiff upper lip were debunked. In it, Strachey cleverly exposes the self-seeking ambitions of Cardinal Manning and the manipulative, neurotic Florence Nightingale; and in his essays on Dr Arnold and General Gordon, his quarries are not only his subjec ...
 
Ryan Naumenko was once involved in Melbourne's criminal underbelly. He was once associating with the mafia, scammers, conmen and drug dealers... Eventually, Ryan saw that his life wasn't going to end well, so he decided to make a change. He is now a reformed man, a father and an advocate for Aussie prison inmates who up until now, haven't had a voice. Join Ryan as he speaks truths about his past life, investigates unsolved Australian crimes, discusses current issues effecting everyday Aussie ...
 
Victorian Finance, LLC | NMLS# 50635 Sonny Bringol founded Victorian Finance, LLC on January 1st 2003 with the intent of creating a mortgage company that provides a high level of customer service, delivers what is promised, exceeds client expectations, and maintains the highest level of integrity. These principles have allowed Victorian Finance to be very successful even in the toughest economic environments. Sonny is a veteran of the US Air Force National Guard and served from 1985 to 1992. ...
 
Historian and journalist Tony Perrottet unearths sexual stories from throughout the ages. The series is modeled on the "secret cabinets" in Victorian museums, where medieval chastity belts, Renaissance pornography and perverse novels by the Marquis de Sade were hidden. Each episode will answer a burning question: How did Napoleon's penis end up in suburban New Jersey? Are champagne glasses modeled on Marie-Antoinette's breasts? How did you behave at one of Caligula's orgies? And what were Ca ...
 
Listen in as Jonathan Menges, joined by a roundtable of co-hosts and special guests discuss topics related to the Whitechapel Murders, Jack the Ripper, Victorian British history, and whatever else suits their fancy. This free and loose discussion is sure to interest everyone involved in the 120 year long hunt for 'Jack the Ripper'
 
Lytton Strachey’s first great success, and his most famous achievement, was “Eminent Victorians” (1918), a collection of four short biographies of Victorian heroes. With a dry wit, he exposed the human failings of his subjects and what he saw as the hypocrisy at the centre of Victorian morality. This work was followed in the same style by “Queen Victoria” (1921).
 
Rising above your station can be deadly. Cliffy is a child born on the streets of a Neo-Victorian world. Witnesses to a murder, he blackmails a nobleman, receiving a unique bribe. In exchange for his silence, the nobleman introduces him to the Malcolm Rutherford Holden Institute of Regentrification. There, Cliffy learns to walk, talk, and act like a nobleman, so that he may infiltrate high society. But that type of fraud is punishable by death, and when Cliffy uncovers a plot to assassinate ...
 
It was one of the biggest upsets in Australian political history. The 1999 Victorian state election was fought between two men revered as giants of modern government. Now, for the first time, Steve Bracks and Jeff Kennett have sat down in person to discuss the election that changed Victoria forever.
 
Whether you're a parent or a child, a young reader or an older one, the Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter is indeed just that – a treasure chest of delightful, charming little stories full of animals and people. Beatrix Potter today has spawned a whole industry of merchandise, games and theme parks, but the stories remain as fresh and sparkling as they were when they first came out in 1901. The Great Big Treasury contains three collections compiled into one enchanting volume - The Giant T ...
 
The House of Mirth (1905), by Edith Wharton, is a novel about New York socialite Lily Bart attempting to secure a husband and a place in rich society. It is one of the first novels of manners in American literature, and one of the first to openly explore how American Victorian society offered little social mobility for women. (Summary from Wikipedia).
 
Straight From the Source presents the real-life stories of people affected by alcohol and other drugs, as well as relevant perspectives from other experts and professionals. The show is brought to you by the Association of Participating Service Users (APSU), which is a service of the Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC). APSU is a Victorian consumer body that believes the voices of people with lived experience of AOD issues should be heard and incorporated into service design and deli ...
 
Welcome to Noisy Balls, a podcast brought to you by the Victorian Blind Cricket Association. We aim to inform, entertain, and keep you abreast of the goings on in blind cricket from around the world. Compelling discussion with fascinating people, highlighting the fact that no matter whether you are blind or visually impaired, this should never be a barrier for you to fulfill your sporting dreams.
 
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In Episode 24, Courtney and Eleanor chat about the life and work of renowned Chinese ci and shi poet, Gu Taiqing. Transcript coming soon! Sources for this episode: The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History Wang, Yanning. Reverie and Reality : Poetry on Travel by Late Imperial Chinese Women. Geng, Changqin. Mirror, dream and shadow : Gu Taiqing…
 
On the first bonus episode of Noisy Balls, we welcome the President of the Victorian Blind Cricket Association back to the pavilion, Lindsay Heaven. Lindsay popped on to the pod to update what has been going on with the VBCA board in terms of preparations for the upcoming season and also to let everyone know of the two grants that the team have app…
 
Of all the sin we can be guilty of, there is perhaps nothing more monstrous than pride. Spurgeon says, “It has nothing lovely in it, nothing in proportion, but everything in disorder. It is altogether the very reverse of the creatures which God has made, which are pure and holy.” What can we do to get rid of it in our lives? LISTEN and SHARE this a…
 
Will Lord Percy discover that a nefarious villain actually owns the golden pince-nez? Dorothy Sayers, 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. I know many of you have had to cancel your subscriptions, and I apprec…
 
In this episode, national editor Tory Maguire and national security and foreign affairs correspondent Anthony Galloway talk about Dr Moore-Gilbert's arrest, release and what it means for Australia's relationship with Iran. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By The Age and Sydney Morning Herald
 
In Psalm 29:4, the Psalmist describes the voice/word of God as “full of majesty.” There’s a lot there! What can we draw from that statement? How can we understand what the Psalmist, under the divine influence of the Holy Spirit, was attempting to communicate with that short phrase concerning the majesty of the Word of God?…
 
In March of 1950, a young woman named JoAnn Dewey, trying to get home, was beaten and kidnapped on a Vancouver, Washington street corner, in full view of witnesses. None lifted a finger to help. A week later her body would turn up in a river a few miles away. My guest is Pat Jollota, author of "The Murder of JoAnn Dewey in Vancouver, Washington". S…
 
In this episode, national editor Tory Maguire and North America correspondent Matthew Knott discuss the commencemnt of Biden's administration and the danger Thanksgiving poses to the already devastating coronavirus surge in the US. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By The Age and Sydney Morning Herald
 
Hosts Ellen van Neerven, Hermina Burns | Music (Intro) Loop Lady - 2. In the Middle by Sally Whitwell; (outro) Black Smoke by Emily Wurramara | Creative Producers Ellen van Neerven, Hermina Burns | Co-producers Mary Crooks AO, Maria Chetcuti, Ally Oliver-Perham | Sound engineer Nicholas Pollock | Recording Squeak E. Clean Studio, the Voice Plant | …
 
We've looked at demonic possession in Demoniac and Double Demons, but how exactly does one get rid of them once they've invaded your home, made a mess, and insulted your mother-in-law? In this episode, Jess and Philippa look at some of the ways in which both Catholic and Protestant authorities have tried to politely suggest that it might be time fo…
 
There are some aspects of the evidences of a believers faith that are perhaps less explicit than others. They are those aspects that are more known to God and the individual than to others. God's Word provides one such aspect, hidden in a wonderful promise to His children: "They that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing." (Ps 34:10) In this …
 
In Episode 173, Emma Scott and Madeleine White discuss a recent decision handed down by the Fair Work Commission regarding the unfair dismissal of an employee who had mixed modes of employment and which also addresses casual thresholds for unfair dismissal. Click here to view the video version of the podcast. Click here to sign up to the VHIA Yamme…
 
What is the reason for God's people persevering until the end? Does it have anything to do with themselves? If not, where does the staying power come from? Listen to this answer from Charles Spurgeon, as he lifts our eyes away from ourselves to that grace that saves and that grace that sustains.By Dave Holdt
 
In a way it’s maybe strange that the western is such a prominent genre. It's seemingly connected to a very specific time and place: the mid-to-late 19th century American west. And yet we are all so familiar with the many tropes of the western: cowboys and Indians, shootouts and saloons, cattle rustlers and sheriffs, tumbleweed and canyons? The west…
 
In this episode, national editor Tory Maguire is joined by national science reporter Liam Mannix to discuss the arguments for moving hotel quarantine out of the city and how far around the corner we are from vaccinating the nation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By The Age and Sydney Morning Herald
 
In 1929 an eccentric doctor, Friedrich Ritter and his mistress, Dore Strauch Koerwin, left Berlin to start a life on an uninhabited island in the Galápagos. They wrote articles about their life, surviving on nothing but hard work, philosophy and vegetables. Soon, more people followed to experience the same lifestyle. When a boisterous self-proclaim…
 
For his third appearance in The Betoota Advocate studios, UFC fighter Tai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa is still defending the title for the most swear words in one single interview [SEVERE LANGUAGE WARNING]. This time he’s joined by his uso, fellow MMA fighter and fashion model Tyson Pedro. These two Mount Druitt icons talk to Clancy and Errol about the UFC F…
 
The dead man in the bath could be Mr. Levy, in fact, with him missing, it should be Mr. Levy – but it ain’t Mr. Levy. Dorothy Sayers, 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. I know many of you have had to cancel …
 
There are many who are coming to Christ who, aware of their weaknesses, and discouraged by past failures, are afraid that they will not persevere in their faith, that they will fall away. What do we say to these to help them as they begin their Christian journey?By Dave Holdt
 
In Acts 5:31, we read that Jesus “is exalted to give repentance and forgiveness of sins.” This seems to indicate that repentance is as much a gift of God’s grace as is forgiveness. But isn't repentance something that I do? How are we then to understand it as something that Christ gives? What would appear to be a contradiction is clearly explained b…
 
1840s America produced some colorful characters, and none more so than James Jesse Strang. After declaring himself a Mormon prophet, Strang moved his small congregation to Michigan's Beaver Island, proclaimed himself king, and created a criminal enterprise, before finally meeting his death at the hands of his own followers. My guest, bestselling au…
 
It is right that Christians should meditate regularly on the cross of Christ, at that place where we see our sin and guilt dealt with once and for all by the Lamb of God. But it is also very important to regularly cast our minds on that empty tomb, and on the truth that Jesus is alive. Listen to Charles Spurgeon express the importance of regularly …
 
In this episode, deputy federal editor Stephanie Peatling and senior journalist Jacqueline Maley wind back the clock to indulge in some royal drama as they analyse Netflix's The Crown and its depictions of Charles, Diana and Margaret Thatcher. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By The Age and Sydney Morning Herald
 
In Episode 172, Jim Babalis and Bree Marinier discuss the case of Jayson McKean v Red Energy Pty Ltd [2020] FWC 5688, which highlights what can go wrong with working from home arrangements during COVID-19 times. Click here to view the video version of the podcast. Click here to sign up to the VHIA Yammer Network. For More Information Visit the VHIA…
 
In this episode, group executive editor James Chessell and senior investigative journalist Nick McKenzie discuss what to expect from the summary of the Brereton inquiry and the contents of Dr Crompvoets' report. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By The Age and Sydney Morning Herald
 
David Bain was found guilty of murdering his family. More than a decade later, he was acquitted of all charges. The Bain Family Murders divided opinion and remains one of the most controversial cases in New Zealand’s criminal justice history. What really happened at 65 Every Street, Andersons Bay, Dunedin on that cold winter’s morning in 1994? Spon…
 
With their first show on Netflix, the Aunty Donna boys come a long way since the community theatre stages of Ballarat. Through the wonders of technology, editors Clancy and Errol are able to break through the steel ring around Melbourne and interview these blokes in the last days of Stage 4 Aunty Donna's Big Ol' House of fun now streaming on Netfli…
 
We understand. These are desperate times. But we caringly caution you…that you may not want to stoop so low that you let your soul go! Let us entertain you in the safety of The Midnight Library Reading Room, as we learn of those who struck the ultimate deal...with The Devil. (No devils were harmed in the making of this story) Special Thanks to Soun…
 
Mr. Thipps wakes up to discover a dead body in his bathtub, wearing nothing but a pair of pince-nez. So many questions. Dorothy Sayers, 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. I know we are all going through some…
 
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