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James Whale! The UK's most opinionated broadcaster is back. The James Whale Radio Show is a revamp of the classic 90's TV Show. Topical News, Entertainment, and Guests. The show also features Rob Oldfield from Robosoft Media. So sit back and listen to the man who is, "the voice of reason" - James Whale! Website - http://jameswhaleradio.co.uk Facebook - http://facebook.com/jameswhaleradio Twitter - http://twitter.com/TheJamesWhale
 
A podcast produced by Vancouver band Said The Whale. Each episode explores a different song from the band's 2017 release "As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide" as well as featuring discussions with peers in the Canadian music scene such as Max Kerman (Arkells), Graham Wright (Tokyo Police Club), Ryan Guldemond (Mother Mother) and more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
A Field Guide to Whale Creek is a self-guided audio tour and field guide pamphlet (available for download at www.newtowncreekfieldguide.com). These tools add insights to the strange beauty of the post-natural landscape accessible via the Newtown Creek Nature Walk, designed by George Trakas. You can reach the site in Greenpoint, Brooklyn by G train, bicycle or car. Just look for the enormous digester eggs belonging to the DEP’s Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. A NOTE TO THE CURIOUS: ...
 
We all want to be better people - and Christians want to be better servants of God. But often we find ourselves waiting to be forced into good service, rather than making the tough choices in our everyday lives. Thus, our protestations to the contrary, we are often "Waiting for the Whale" to come along, swallow us up, and force us to be good, bold Christians, like the reluctant Jonah. But what should we be doing? How ought we to live if we listened to God and acted without having to experien ...
 
Arlington VA Public Library is reading "Moby-Dick" this summer, and we're going to have a seriously good time while we do it. Each week on the podcast, librarians Jennie, Megan, Pete and special guests will discuss the reading, drop pop culture references, and ask or answer questions that come up during the Sunday discussion.
 
An eco fable for families and schools. A magical story of a whale mother's journey with her calf and what happens when they meet their deadliest enemy - plastic. written by Belona Greenwood, original music and soundscape by Fred Robinson, read by Adina Levay.
 
Join Ben and Mark as we read through Moby Dick! We'll discuss each chapter in turn and do our best to make sense of this famously dense maritime adventure. Along the way, we'll get to know our new best friend Ishmael and learn some questionable whale facts. Episodes will be released biweekly until we catch up to our backlog, and then the show will release monthly.
 
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Find the full Nonprofit Benchmark Advertising study. About the Nonprofit Advertising Benchmark Study The study was conducted from Form 990 data from 7,171 U.S. 501(c)(3) organizations with $1 to $10 million in revenue from 2018-2019 courtesy of Cause IQ (filing years 2019 and 2020). The goal was to create a large enough sample size to answer questi…
 
In this episode, we take a break from the talkies, with the 1926 silent film The Sea Beast. This adaptation of Moby Dick, starring John Barrymore, takes it to strangely conventional new places with love-lorn hero Ahab Ceeley seeking the hand of his sweetheart in competition with his half-brother Derek. The ending may surprise you! So may a lot of t…
 
Hiram Blud was murdered! Maryanne, Anjus, and Eugene are trying to solve the mystery. But the villainous Pirate Penny has her own plans. Luckily this scientifically minded trio have gotten the police involved. And it seems that Police Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt has a theory about the crime ... The Land Whale Murders is a Roi Gold Production it…
 
Nonprofitnewsfeed.com summary of the week. This Giving Tuesday Eve, Beware of Scams! On this day before Giving Tuesday, consumers are being asked to be on the lookout for scams. The Better Business Bureau has published a guide to making informed decisions about donating. Nonprofits should make this process easy for prospective donors by being trans…
 
Nonprofit News summary. Nonprofits Gear Up For Annual GivingTuesday GivingTuesday, the annual fundraising event held the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, is already beginning to drive nonprofit communication and marketing strategies as we enter the holiday season. Agency Whole Whale (the creators of this newsletter) predicts over $3 Billion in total GT …
 
George Weiner interviews Ali Glazer, Advertising Lead at Whole Whale about the current digital ads landscape and where the Google Ad Grant is. Set it and forget it doesn't work for end-of-year campaigns and there are some great updates that can lead to increased donations. Ali walks through some of her favorite tactics and discusses the upcoming Go…
 
Nonprofit News summaryPrediction: GivingTuesday To Generate Over $3 Billion In Donation Revenue Nonprofit digital marketing agency Whole Whale predicts that for the first time ever, GivingTuesday will generate over $3 Billion in revenue. While 2020 saw unprecedented charitable giving in the throws of the pandemic, the agency predicts revenue will s…
 
This week, we watched The Whale God (1962), a gothic, black and white kaiju drama adaptation of a novel by the same name that adapted Moby Dick to the world of Japanese whaling in (we think) the later 19th century. It's an intense story of a village's reigning madness of revenge after generations of terror at the hands of a monstrous and unstoppabl…
 
The Four Elementals are down by one via death by swordfish! It's up to Eugene, Anjus, and Maryanne to stop it! But will the police help? Or will they hurt? And what about the Shakespearian Bird Release? Find out ... now! The Land Whale Murders is a Roi Gold Production it was written by Jonathan A. Goldberg with music by Matt Roi Berger. It was dire…
 
Nonprofit News for 11/8/2021 Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Passes, Includes Energy Updates For Nonprofits The $1-trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives last Friday, to become one of the most significant investments in infrastructure in U.S. history. The bill includes provisions for helping religious and no…
 
And now, Moby Dick - in living color! We regret to inform you the whale is still white. For the first Whale Statements Appendix, we watched Moby Dick (1956), starring Gregory Peck, directed by John Huston, and with a screenplay by John Huston and Ray Bradbury. Yes, that Ray Bradbury, and you'll hear plenty more about him from Ben if you listen to t…
 
On this episode George, Chief Whaler of Whole Whale does an exit interview podcast with Janai Cornwell, Senior Digital Advertising Associate. They talk about what is great about learning at an agency, the decision to go in-house at a nonprofit, and why mobile matters in ads. Janai on LinkedInBy WholeWhale.com
 
nonprofitnewsfeed.com Climate Takes Center Stage At COP26 Summit In Glasgow The world’s attention is focused on Glasgow this week as the global COP26 climate conference begins. With world leaders like Joe Biden and Narendra Modi in attendance, the summit will again push collective climate action to the forefront of a global conversation about susta…
 
Cleaning up loose ends, we rank our favorite chapters with an infallible device, discuss the various characters, and talk a bit about the structure of the thing. Then, most importantly, we answer your questions! Including some thematic, some specific, and a few impish. Also, a bunch of theoretical rambling about science fiction, for some reason. Ne…
 
Interview with Marielle Sumergido, Senior Strategist and product lead for The Inclusivity Tool by Whole Whale. Also joining in the conversation about how we think about and use inclusive language online is Leo Quintero, Founder of Quintessential Tools, a DEI Consulting company. The inclusivity tool is a tool that scrapes a URL that you input and an…
 
Our story begins with The Four Elementals - Maryanne Blud, Eugene Neddly, Hiram Blud, and Anjus Troop. A group of scientifically minded friends who find themselves drawn into a conspiracy! Will Eugene be able to complete his bird release! Will Anjus get her plants planted? Will Hiram be able to warn his friends? And will Maryanne get her poems publ…
 
Nonprofit news for the week of Oct 25th, 2021 Hong Kong nonprofits are forced to leave and Facebook Whistleblower is supported by nonprofit. Amnesty International Forced To Pull Out of Hong Kong International human rights organization Amnesty International has announced that it will be pulling its operations out of Hong Kong, according to a press r…
 
Training conversation with Whole Whale team about copywriting best practices for nonprofits. Maura Paxton, Digital Optimization Manager and Sarah Homet, Digital Marketing Associate share approaches to writing ads and useful frameworks. Resources: AIDA: https://www.truesense.com/ringer/aida-essential-direct-response-fundraising-truths ACCA: https://…
 
New York -- the Gilded Age -- a time of crime and villainy! What sort of evil lurks here in the heart of the city? Find out in this short prologue to Book 1: The Land Whale Murders -- a comedy of birders, murders, and ... a missing whale! The Land Whale Murders is a Roi Gold Production it was written by Jonathan A. Goldberg with music by Matt Roi B…
 
Nonprofit news for the week of October 18th, 2021 Nonprofit Fundraising Off Of Breast Cancer Has “Deep Ties” To Scam PAC Groups In an investigative report done by OpenSecrets and The Daily Beast, the nonprofit The American Breast Cancer Coalition appears to be a “scheme to extract millions of dollars in donations, mostly from small donors.” Since t…
 
This week host George Weiner interviews Zach Bronstein, the Chief Operating Officer of Endaoment and DAF built on Ethereum helping people donate cryptocurrency. About Endaoment Endaoment is a new Community Foundation & public charity offering Donor-Advised Funds (DAFs) built atop the Ethereum blockchain, allowing folks to donate to almost any U.S. …
 
In October 2021 sightings networks in Puget Sound such as Orca Network, have been buzzing with the bizarre sighting of a lone Beluga whale far from his or her family in Arctic homewaters. The whale has dazzled whale watchers on boats and from home viewing live helicopter footage from a news station. The beluga’s brilliant white body is easy to spot…
 
Nonprofitnewsfeed.com Nonprofits On Front Lines of Afghan Resettlement Seek More Foundation & Government Support Nonprofits on the front lines of helping the thousands of Afghan refugees settling in the United States say that they need more financial support to continue to provide services for resettlement. Many of these organizations, accustomed t…
 
October nonprofit news. Jack A. Brown III And Other NYC Nonprofit Housing Executives Benefiting From Organizations They Run A feature investigative report by the New York Times has found that Jack A. Brown III and other executives associated with homeless and housing nonprofits in New York City have derived significant personal financial benefit fr…
 
The nonprofit news summary for the last week of September! The Giving Block Expects To Process $100M In Crypto Donations In 2021 The Giving Block, a cryptocurrency giving solution for nonprofits, reports that it expects to process over $100 million in donations by the end of 2021. In a press release, The Giving Block estimates that 2021 has represe…
 
Update your logbooks, everyone. This week, we have the last episode of relatively normal chapters before the chase begins. But ‘relatively’ doesn’t mean much: Ahab’s intensity has reached fever pitch, and everyone on board has to deal with it. The carpenter shows up and Ben does hand gestures on a podcast again, Pip and Ahab have a series of moment…
 
nonprofitnewsfeed.com Global Supply Chain Shortages Disrupt NGO Operations In Haiti & Elsewhere The New York Times reports that many nonprofit organizations and international NGOs are facing severe shortages of goods, disrupting their charitable operations. The global supply chain issues, largely attributed to the pandemic, have caused headaches fo…
 
Planned giving can be difficult for nonprofits to incorporate into their giving strategy but it shouldn't be according to our guest Tony Martignetti. Tony, the evangelist for Planned Giving, shares how and why nonprofits that are over 5 years old should be adopting this fundraising strategy. About Tony Tony Martignetti is the evangelist for Planned…
 
Nonprofit News for September 13th, 2021 Nonprofits Honor Anniversary of 9/11 With Day Of Service On the 20th anniversary of the events of September 11th, 2001, nonprofits across the country have made the solemn day one not only of remembrance—but one of giving back to communities. The nonprofit 9/11 Day, started by two friends, one of whom lost a b…
 
The Pequod has entered the Pacific, and Ishmael is delighted by the mild sea. Ahab’s deep and tempestuous thoughts, however, take up most of these chapters. We meet the blacksmith, who would be singularly unhappy if Ahab wasn’t right there, and witness the creation of a lance to slay God. From there, we dwell on the beauty of the ocean’s surface, a…
 
Nonprofit news from the sector. Human Rights Campaign President Fired After Ties To Cuomo Alphonso David, President of Human Rights Campaign, an LGBTQ+ advocacy organization, was ousted due to ties to former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. After contentious internal decision-making, David was fired for his reported role in assisting Cuomo with resp…
 
In this episode, the material world of the Pequod looms large, as does its materials. Instead of getting a new friend, Ahab gets a new leg, and we meet the carpenter. He gets a whole chapter to himself, describing him more or less schematically. After that, we try something a bit different: Since Chapter 108 is entirely a dialogue between Ahab and …
 
Weekly nonprofit news summaries. Nonprofits And Volunteer Organizations Step Up in Wake of Hurricane Ida After Category 4 Hurricane Ida made landfall in south Louisiana on Sunday, organizations on the ground are already stepping up to help their neighbors. The organization Shreveport Volunteer Network, a community-based emergency response coalition…
 
This week, we delve deep into the prehistory of whales, and from there, consider their most remote future. But first, an extended examination of Dutch and English whaleship supplies in a chapter Ben grades ‘passable.’ There’s 135 of them, they can’t all be winners. But after that, the whale’s skeleton beckons us through elaborate Gnostic imagery to…
 
Viral Fundraiser For Afghans Pits Bountiful Generosity Versus A Logistical Nightmare A GoFundMe hosted by an “Instagram personality” has generated well over $5 million in funds in an effort to support the airlift of vulnerable people attempting to flee Afghanistan. Only one problem — organizing an evacuation from a war zone isn’t exactly easy. The …
 
This week, we have some excellent Ahab content. First, in “The Doubloon,” we discuss the hermeneutics by which the crew of the Pequod interpret the markings on Ahab’s golden prize, promised to whoever sights Moby Dick. Ishmael presents us with interpretations ranging from the conventional to the indecipherable, and we discover that this is a coin t…
 
Nonprofit News for the week of 8/16/2021 Earthquake Rattles Haiti, Nonprofits & NGOs Step Up In Shadow of Previous Quake Response A 7.2-magnitude earthquake rattled Haiti over the weekend, a devastating blow for a country already in the midst of a severe political crisis. The quake, the epicenter of which was located west of Port-au-Prince, initial…
 
Well, here it is, what Mark’s called ‘the orgy chapter.’ It’s part of the elaborate processing of the whale for oil, which (in a somewhat chronologically weird way) we’re finishing up this episode. Ishmael experiences a deep and squishy benevolence for all mankind; some weird parts of the whale are discussed; eventually, everything is cleared up an…
 
After some development on the theme of ‘royal authority is kind of unjust, huh,’ in connection with fast-fish and loose-fish, we move on to another meeting with another whale-ship (no gam). And, in the Pequod’s meeting with the less than fragrant Rose-Bud, the love of grey gold leads men to do terrible things. Or at least Stubb commits some obnoxio…
 
Nonprofitnewsfeed.com ASPCA Faces Criticism Over Programming Expense Ratio The ASCPA, known as one of the largest and most publicly visible animal welfare nonprofits within the United States, is facing criticism highlighted in this CBS News spot over how it spends its donations. According to the report, only 47% of all donations go towards programs…
 
We forge ahead now with the Grand Armada - when Ben stops talking about semi-related matters, anyways. In this wild and piratical chapter, the Pequod pursues and is pursued, Starbuck’s crew witness the secret hidden bowers of the whale, and we learn of the forbidden flavor. After all that, of course, Ishmael needs to take a break to talk entirely a…
 
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