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Substitute for Wit is a Downton Abbey podcast hosted by Susannah and Hazel. They may be young, but they have plenty of adult views on this rather adult show. Together, they'll watch, research, take notes, occasionally scream, and then talk about it. Taking inspiration from fellow Downton podcast Ring for Tea, Susannah's a Downton superfan, and Hazel knows very little about the show. Susannah will guide Hazel through the dark forest of Downton with her sharp descriptions, expansive knowledge ...
 
Learning to live and love life in the Hudson Valley. Hosted by Mat Zucker. Have you fantasized about living in the country? Curious what the transition is like? Or are you a local and want to see a different side of the folks who have invaded your land? Cidiot has been featured on Hudson Valley Magazine's "8 Hudson Valley Podcasts for All-Day Listening" and in Chronogram's "6 Hudson Valley Podcasts You Should Listen To." For updates, visit cidiot.com, join our facebook page at facebook.com/c ...
 
Applying to medical school can be a very complex and confusing process! All Access: Med School Admissions by Christian Essman, Senior Director of Admissions & Financial Aid at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, brings listeners into informative and entertaining conversations between admissions colleagues from medical schools across the US. Christian and his guests try to bring transparency to the medical school application process and help prospective appl ...
 
Welcome to "Creating an Ethical Will." with your host, Scott Zucker - an attorney with over thirty years experience in business and real estate litigation, a published author, certified mediator and noted speaker around the nation. This podcast has been created to share the message of why ethical wills are so important and great to give to those you love. If you have any follow up questions you can reach the presenter via e-mail at Scott@wzlegal.com. We hope you enjoyed this program and lear ...
 
Created by Neil Gershon and Andrew Maiorano, this comedic audio play podcast chronicles the misadventures of our titular detective Danny Spajamas as he takes on cases to pay off his debt to his landlord. Inspired by Mel Brooks, The Zucker Brothers, and Steve Martin, this audio cartoon parodies classic noir radio shows and turns the genre on its head. Narrated by Spajamas himself, let him guide you through the most visual podcast you'll ever listen to!
 
Join Jackie Redmond and her NHL Network friends each week as they cover all the top storylines and trending topics on and off the ice. Food, movies, music, comedy - if it intersects with hockey, game on. Tune in for interviews with celebrities, super fans, players and some of the game’s biggest and brightest personalities. Puck Culture lives at the corner of hockey and pop culture, come visit and join the fun.
 
Singer-songwriter and personality, Eric Nam, carries out authentic conversations with fascinating and people he finds "dope". Make sure to subscribe, leave a comment, and rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube. 'I Think You're Dope' is brought to you by DIVE Studios. Connect with us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @thedivestudios #IThinkYoureDope #EricNam #DIVEStudios
 
Whether you're new to Salem or remember where you were for John and Marlena's first wedding, Inside Salem is the official Days of our Lives companion podcast where you’ll hear exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes stories from your favorite stars. Hosted by journalist Michael Fairman with a rotating panel of co-hosts and special guests from the Days cast and crew, each episode takes a deep dive into the groundbreaking soap opera's past, present and future. Take a look through the hourgl ...
 
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Democratic socialism is on the lips of activists and politicians from both the left and the right. Some call it extremism; some call it common sense. What are we talking about? At a time when the capitalist experiment has made fewer people richer than ever before and seems to be well on the way to killing the planet, a new generation is reassessing…
 
America is in a Cold Civil War, between people who see each other as threats to the country — but themselves as patriots. How can that be? They are patriots of two nations. In Patriots of Two Nations: Why Trump Was Inevitable and What Happens Next (McDavid Media), national media commentator and presidential campaigns veteran Spencer Critchley shows…
 
Why are Americans, and American politicians more specifically, obsessed with sex? Why, in the words of Janet Jakobsen, are gender and sexuality such riveting public policy concerns the United States? In The Sex Obsession: Perversity and Possibility in American Politics (NYU Press, 2020), Jakobsen answers this question by breaking apart the standard…
 
The German philosopher Martin Heidegger’s influence over the last several decades of philosophy is undeniable, but his place in the canon has been called into question in recent years in the wake of the publication of his private journals kept throughout his life, including during his involvement with the Nazi Party. This has led to a renewal of an…
 
THE DYNAMIC DUO! In this episode we have not one but TWO guests from the University of Minnesota Medical School where they share with us interesting and innovative highlights of their curriculum and admissions processes. We hear from the Associate Dean for Admissions, Dimple Patel, and the Assistant Dean for Curriculum, Dr. Katherine Murray, as the…
 
This fortnight, we're talking about the second episode of Season Two and everything that comes along with it. For us, that means plugging our new TikTok account(which Susannah is not happy about) a billion times, mispronouncing some guy's name(he was Lieutenant Courtenay, as well as being featured in two separate movies with Rupert Grint, neither o…
 
Paul Howe's book Teen Spirit: How Adolescence Transformed the Adult World (Cornell UP, 2020) offers a novel and provocative perspective on how we came to be living in an age of political immaturity and social turmoil. Award-winning author, Paul Howe, argues it's because a teenage mentality has slowly gripped the adult world. Howe contends that many…
 
Reviews Time! We're back to weekly reviews, and what a week to kick us off! Join Alan, Keith and Roddy as they go through the releases from the 7th October 2020. Spoilers aplenty of course as they deep dive into their favourite titles. Make sure to check out the time stamps below if you want to skip any titles you haven't picked up yet!Hope you guy…
 
Seth Masket’s new book, Learning from Loss: The Democrats, 2016-2020 (Cambridge UP, 2020) takes the outcome of the 2016 presidential race and Donald Trump’s unexpected winning of the presidency as the jumping off point to examine not only what the Democratic Party came to understand about this outcome, but also how it shaped the nomination battle i…
 
Joan Scott’s groundbreaking work in gender and French history is essential reading for any aspiring historian. Indeed, she last joined us on New Books in French Studies to talk about her 2017 book Sex and Secularism. But her latest work, On the Judgment of History (Columbia UP, 2020), is a markedly different endeavor. Drawing on three starkly diffe…
 
Black Americans are by far the most unified racial group in American electoral politics, with 80 to 90 percent identifying as Democrats—a surprising figure given that nearly a third now also identify as ideologically conservative, up from less than 10 percent in the 1970s. Why has ideological change failed to push more black Americans into the Repu…
 
Hey, everybody! Mackenzie, here, with a new episode of Mack & the Movies. On this episode, we look at some of the films of Ted V. Mikels!Time Codes:Intro: 0:00-3:11The Girl in Gold Boots: 3:11-8:55The Corpse Grinders: 8:55-14:29Blood Orgy of the She Devils: 14:29-20:17The Doll Squad: 20:17-26:45The Corpse Grinders II: 26:45-31:24Closing: 31:24-33:3…
 
Greedy elites are purposefully stoking racial division and laughing all the way to the bank. That is the bottom line of Ian Haney López’s Merge Left: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections, and Saving America (The New Press, 2019), an essential read for the upcoming election as the Left tries to rescue democracy from the modern Right’s campaign o…
 
Greedy elites are purposefully stoking racial division and laughing all the way to the bank. That is the bottom line of Ian Haney López’s Merge Left: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections, and Saving America (The New Press, 2019), an essential read for the upcoming election as the Left tries to rescue democracy from the modern Right’s campaign o…
 
Religious freedom debates set blood boiling. Just consider notable Supreme Court cases of recent years such as Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission or Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania. How can we reach any agreement between those who adhere strictly to the demands of divine law and the individual conscience and those f…
 
In his new book, Memoir of a Roadie: Axl said I made a great Cup of Tea…Scott Weiland liked The Carpenters…and Ozzy Drinks Rosé (2020) Joel Miller recounts his time in the early 2000s as a road for Stone Temple Pilots, Guns N’ Roses, Poison, and The Cranberries. Using his journal entries from being on the road, Miller shares what it was like for a …
 
Reviews Time! We're back to weekly reviews, and what a week to kick us off! Join Alan, Keith and Roddy as they go through the releases from the 30th September 2020. Spoilers aplenty of course as they deep dive into their favourite titles. Make sure to check out the time stamps below if you want to skip any titles you haven't picked up yet!Hope you …
 
In the mid-1870s, the experimental therapy of lamb blood transfusion spread like an epidemic across Europe and the USA. Doctors tried it as a cure for tuberculosis, pellagra and anemia; proposed it as a means to reanimate seemingly dead soldiers on the battlefield. It was a contested therapy because it meant crossing boundaries and challenging tabo…
 
Time for another creator interview, and we're chatting to a genuine friend of the store - Clay Mann! Almost a year after his appearance in the store, we're chatting - * How he has dealt with the lockdown* Why Bat/Cat HAD to be released in December and a little insight into the story* His take on comic continuity* What classic he has never read* And…
 
As the 2020 NHL off-season gets into full swing, the PensBurgh Podcast is back to examine where the Penguins stand ahead of Free Agent Frenzy 2020. On this episode Jim and Garrett discuss: The Penguins’ NHL Draft activity. Matt Murray was finally traded to the Ottawa Senators for a pick and a prospect We briefly analyze the Pens’ 2020 draft picks: …
 
The implied answer to the titular question of All Bullshit and Lies? (Oxford University Press 2020) is no, it’s not. In this book, subtitled Insincerity, Irresponsibility, and the Judgment of Untruthfulness, Chris Heffer argues that to analyze untruthfulness, we need a framework which goes beyond these two kinds of speech acts, bullshitting and lyi…
 
In January 2020, the UK became the first country to leave the European Union after a troubled 47-year membership. What was at the core of the country’s semi-detachment to the EU? Was the UK’s eventual inevitable or was it a tragedy of errors and misunderstandings borne of divergent political cultures? What does the future hold for the relationship?…
 
The implied answer to the titular question of All Bullshit and Lies? (Oxford University Press 2020) is no, it’s not. In this book, subtitled Insincerity, Irresponsibility, and the Judgment of Untruthfulness, Chris Heffer argues that to analyze untruthfulness, we need a framework which goes beyond these two kinds of speech acts, bullshitting and lyi…
 
Hannah Walker’s new book, Mobilized by Injustice: Criminal Justice Contact, Political Participation, and Race (Oxford UP, 2020), brings together the political science and criminal justice disciplines in exploring how individuals are mobilized to engage in political participation by their connection to the criminal justice system in the United State…
 
What are the similar ways in which animals and people try to intimidate others? In his new book, Threats: Intimidation and Its Discontents (Oxford UP, 2020), David Barash explains. Barash is a research scientist and writer who spent 43 years as a professor of psychology at the University of Washington. He’s authored over 240 peer-reviewed scientifi…
 
Welcome once again to the Coffee & Heroes Podcast! This episode we are covering the Comics Releases from Weeks Three and Four in September. As always there will be plenty of spoilers (certainly in our picks of the week, though relatively minor for the Honourable Mentions).Timestamps below as always. We hope you guys dig the show and spread the word…
 
Living, as we do, in a time in which a U.S. president anoints himself “a very stable genius”, we are particularly appreciative of Eric Weiner, a former foreign correspondent for NPR who writes with humility and humor, as he brings us along with him on his travels to times and places that produced genius. Beginning with Athens in the Golden age, and…
 
“How did life begin? Most things in the universe aren't alive, and yet if you trace the evolutionary history of plants and animals back far enough, you will find that, at some point, neither were we. Scientists have wrestled with the problem through the ages, and yet they still don’t agree on what kind of answer they are even looking for. But in 20…
 
Former Georgia Tech, Jets, Broncos, and Texans DB Nick Ferguson joins us on this segment of Thursday Night Tailgate. Nick shares his insights on the Jets, Adam Gase, Sam Darnold, who's to blame for their 0-4 start, plus the Broncos under John Elway, and the Texans.By Chris Mascaro
 
It's Season Two! Susannah's obviously ecstatic, and Hazel's pretty excited too! We're kicking things off with a few long ramblings from Susannah wherein she talks about U2, her favorite Belgian girl's choir, and tells you if "hot buttered toast with a countess, tuppence a slice" would actually be profitable. Then we scream "MARTHEW" a few thousand …
 
In The Past Can't Heal Us: The Dangers of Mandating Memory in the Name of Human Rights (Cambridge UP, 2020), Lea David critically investigates the relationship between human rights and memory, suggesting that, instead of understanding human rights in a normative fashion, human rights should be treated as an ideology. Conceptualizing human rights as…
 
What Black and White America Must Do Now: A Prescription to Move Beyond Race (Hot Books, 2020) explores the complexity of race and culture in the United States. In his third book, renowned conservative entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist Armstrong Williams discusses his prescription for healing and atonement amidst today’s current social uphea…
 
In After the Party: A Manifesto for Queer of Color Life (NYU Press, 2018) Joshua Chambers-Letson invites you to a party featuring Eiko, Nina Simone, Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas, Danh Vō, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, and Tseng Kwong Chi. Through this diverse cast of characters, Chambers-Letson highlights moments of immanent communism: collaborations, romantic …
 
What are we to make of the year’s first presidential debate? Listen in as John R. Hibbing, Jonathan Weiler and I discuss this question and others surrounding the 2020 presidential race. Hibbing is a Foundation Regents University Professor of political history and psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He’s been a Guggenheim Fellow, a NAT…
 
Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves (W. W. Norton & Company) is a fascinating exploration of the rich emotional lives of animals, beginning with Mama, a chimpanzee matriarch who formed a deep bond with biologist Jan van Hooff. Her story and others like it—from dogs “adopting” the injuries of their companions, to r…
 
What is it that makes hatred so addicting? In her new book Hatred: Understanding Our Most Dangerous Emotion (Oxford University Press, 2020), Berit Bogaard explains. Berit is a Professor of Philosophy and a Cooper Fellow at the University of Miami. Her areas of research include the topics of perception, emotions, and language. She’s published five b…
 
Hey, everybody! Mackenzie, here, with a new episode of Mack & the Movies. Today, we're taking a look at vintage Marvel films before the MCU dominated the cinema landscape! Also, there is a bonus review for the quirky rom com, Body Swap. Plus, a special giveaway for the recent entry in the Rogue Warfare series: Death of a Nation, from the kind folks…
 
Policing the Womb: Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood (Cambridge University Press, 2020) a brilliant but shocking account of the criminalization of all aspects of reproduction, pregnancy, abortion, birth, and motherhood in the United States. In her extensively researched monograph, Michele Goodwin recounts the horrific contempora…
 
Welcome to the latest Previews Podcast! In this episode, Alan, Keith and Roddy pick out the best titles from the October Previews Book, which are due for release in December 2020.As ever, should anything appeal to you, get in touch and we'll get titles added to your pull list. Or if you fancy setting up a pull list with us, we can organise that too…
 
Laura Briggs’s Taking Children: A History of American Terror (University of California Press 2020) is a forceful and captivating book that readers won’t be able to put down, and that listeners from all sort of backgrounds will definitely want to hear more about. Weaving together histories of Black communities (in the US and the Americas more broadl…
 
'Meditations in an Emergency' by Frank O'Hara read by Conner Milliken. 'Meditations in an Emergency' is the titular poem from the collection first published by Grove Press in 1957. A transcript can be found at https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/26538/meditations-in-an-emergency More from Conner Milliken can be found at https://cn…
 
Gene Ludwig cares. The former banker, government regulator, and serial entrepreneur cares deeply about the hollowing out of the American middle class over the past several decades, not least of all in his hometown of York, PA. So he gathered the country's best and brightest in 2019 for a conference at Yale Law School to come up with specific policy…
 
Gene Ludwig cares. The former banker, government regulator, and serial entrepreneur cares deeply about the hollowing out of the American middle class over the past several decades, not least of all in his hometown of York, PA. So he gathered the country's best and brightest in 2019 for a conference at Yale Law School to come up with specific policy…
 
Democratic socialism is on the lips of activists and politicians from both the left and the right. Some call it extremism; some call it common sense. What are we talking about? At a time when the capitalist experiment has made fewer people richer than ever before and seems to be well on the way to killing the planet, a new generation is reassessing…
 
In 2017, We Charge Genocide: The Crime of Government Against the Negro People, the historic petition authored by William L. Patterson, was published in its third edition. It has been nearly 70 years since Patterson, who passed away in 1980, and Paul Roberson, who passed away in 1976, presented the petition to the United Nations General Assembly, ch…
 
Welcome once again to the Coffee & Heroes Podcast! This episode we are covering the Comics Releases from the first two weeks of September. As always there will be plenty of spoilers (certainly in our picks of the week, though relatively minor for the Honourable Mentions).Timestamps below as always. We hope you guys dig the show and spread the word!…
 
Following the high-profile deaths of eighteen-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and twenty-five-year-old Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland, both cities erupted in protest over the unjustified homicides of unarmed black males at the hands of police officers. These local tragedies—and the protests surrounding them—assumed national signi…
 
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