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“This Is Uncomfortable” is a show about life and how money messes with it. Each week, Reema Khrais digs in with stories about the unanticipated ways money affects relationships, shapes identities and often defines what it means to be an adult. Khrais dives into uncomfortable topics like friends borrowing money, relationships and the other varied ways money shapes who we are.
 
Movies! Music! Celebrities embarrassing themselves! KEEP IT has it all. Each week, Ira Madison III, Louis Virtel, and Aida Osman are joined by comedians, journalists, actors, musicians, activists, politicians and more to discuss the latest ways pop culture and entertainment are intersecting with politics and society. New episodes drop every Wednesday.
 
Named by Oprah as a thought leader for the next generation and one of Inc.’s 500 fastest growing companies, Marie Forleo’s goal is to help you become the person you most want to be. In this show, Marie and her guests share actionable strategies for greater happiness, success, motivation, creativity, productivity, love, health, contribution and fulfillment — often with a lot of laughs. From business, marketing and career advice, to tackling failure, disappointment and fear, to philanthropy an ...
 
Christopher (@cdhermelin) and Drew (@drewsof) talk about reading, literature, publishing, and trying to make it through their never-dwindling stack of things to read. All with a themed drink in their hands. Recorded at the Damn Library in Brooklyn, NY. For show info, book lists, and drink recipes, visit somanydamnbooks.com
 
Ourshelves is a place where writers from the legendary feminist publishing house Virago will talk about their cultural worlds. Host Lucy Scholes will be diving into writers’ bookshelves, record collections and recollections to discover what inspires them.
 
"What would your last meal be?" On this James Beard Award nominee for best podcast, National Edward R. Murrow award-winning reporter Rachel Belle asks every guest this question - but that’s just the beginning! Each dish’s origins, preparation, and cultural influence are among the many stones upturned as Rachel consults chefs and culinary anthropologists, fishmongers and fry cooks on her quest to explore every facet of Your Last Meal. Episodes every two weeks. Original music by Prom Queen.
 
One of the '6 Best Podcasts for Business Travelers' per USA Today -- engaging, enlightening and informative interviews with women innovators and leaders across sectors. Topics" Driving innovation, leadership, communications and career management. Features mostly women experts.
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
 
Thirst is natural… so let’s celebrate it! Join Bim Adewunmi and Nichole Perkins as they dig deep into the various ways women express their thirst, asking: why do we desire who we desire? At a time when men are Not Doing Great, Bim and Nichole want to ask keep asking questions about Hollywood inclusion and opportunity, through illuminating and hilarious conversations with special guests, original fanfic designed to make you sit up, and of course [REDACTED]. Bring a straw… and come thirst with us.
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Stanford University's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused the 2008 financial crisis, the nature of consciousness ...
 
Get ready to leave perfect behind. Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, has run for office twice and failed. But exercising her bravery muscle led her to create a nonprofit that's reached 300,000 girls with its computer education programs and message of sisterhood. Join Reshma on her mission to show that being brave, not perfect, is the secret to changing the world. The award-winning Brave, Not Perfect podcast, based on Reshma's internationally bestselling book, brings you inte ...
 
Meet the authors behind award-winning young adult literature! These interviews are available from AdLit.org. To see a transcript from these interviews, to find out more about each author, or to watch the full interview, see AdLit' Books & Authors section. AdLit.org is a national multimedia project offering information and resources to the parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers. For more interviews with young adult authors, visit us at www.AdLit.org, a national edu ...
 
On this podcast, two partners tell their shared story: how they found each other, and what it took to make their partnership work. Featuring all different kinds of partnerships—business, romantic, creative—the show is an intimate portrait of two people who have managed to make something together. Partners is made by Song Exploder creator and host Hrishikesh Hirway. A Mailchimp podcast, made in partnership with Radiotopia, from PRX.
 
Stoner is a freewheeling conversation that often starts with "when was the first time you ever smoked weed?" and can end up anywhere. Guests range from artists to musicians to those working in the marijuana economy. Host Aaron Lammer is also the co-host of the Longform Podcast and has co-written songs with Francis and the Lights for artists like Chance the Rapper and Drake.
 
Talk, listen, and connect as Rolonda takes you on a joyous journey of discovery from the bedroom to the boardroom to Hollywood and even her soulful kitchen! From enlightening celebrity interviews to experts on relationships, business, health and wellness, Rolonda gives you plenty worth talking about and loads of laughs along the way! Talk Show Host, Journalist, Comedian, Actor, Voice Artist, and Speaker, Ro is also a new Author. Check out her award-winning romance suspense novel, Destiny Lin ...
 
UN/ROOTED is a podcast about home... the places we find ourselves living in and moving through, literally and figuratively, expected and unexpected, temporarily and long term. We touch on belonging, homesickness, gentrification, borders, the history of the places we love, and a lot more. In season one we go on a cross country move, explore homesickness, embrace a new city, weather unexpected surprises, and become comfortable with uncertainty and new transitions. We have conversations about h ...
 
The Solomon Success podcast is dedicated to the timeless wisdom of King Solomon and the Book of Proverbs in order to maximize one’s business and life. To our advantage, we can find King Solomon’s financial strategies in addition to many life philosophies documented in biblical scriptures. Focusing on these enduring fundamentals of success allows us to bypass the “get-rich-quick” schemes that cause many to stumble on their journey toward success. Our concern is not only spiritual in nature, b ...
 
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"You learn the techniques that make a song or a speech or that ad really effective and persuasive.." Ann Friedman on Green Connections Radio We are experiencing every day how powerful words are, ours and other people's. From the 2020 election to social media, to the protests for equality and climate change, to advertisements and music. Now, there's…
 
NBC's Jacque Reid is from Atlanta, Georgia, a graduate of Clark Atlanta University (HBCU), and is a television, podcast, and radio personality and journalist. While many may remember Jacque as the lead news anchor of The BET Nightly News from 2001-2005, today she is currently one of the co-hosts of the NBC New York affiliate show called "New York L…
 
Melissa del Bosque is an investigative journalist covering the U.S.-Mexico border. “What I really want people to know is the context within which this traumatic event is happening. It doesn’t have to happen. It’s happening because certain people made certain decisions. Or they made a decision to do nothing. … There are laws, there are policies on t…
 
Ira, Louis, and Aida discuss The Undoing and the classic genre of “white mess,” Christmas horror movie Happiest Season, Grammy nominations, Megan thee Stallion’s debut album, the new Jim Belushi doc, and Selena Gomez versus the new Saved by the Bell. Plus, Rina Sawayama joins to discuss her addictive debut album SAWAYAMA and her academic approach t…
 
Lionel Barber was editor of the Financial Times for the tech boom, the global financial crisis, the continuing rise of China, Brexit, and the established media’s fight for survival in the age of disinformation. In this episode he revealed what transpired during interviews and private meetings and exchanges with Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel and Pri…
 
Forensic psychologist Belinda Winder, who founded and heads the Sexual Offences, Crime and Misconduct Research Unit at Nottingham Trent University, wants society to understand one key aspect about pedophilia. “Many people understand pedophilia to be both a sexual attraction to children but also the act of committing abuse against children,” she exp…
 
Cathy Park Hong talks with Sam about her book Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning. She discusses how watching comedian Richard Pryor influenced her to write honestly about Asian American identity, and how her Korean parents' experience of immigration has made their understanding of race different from her own. Hong is known globally for her…
 
Reshma sits down with Mellody Hobson, co-CEO of Ariel investments and a powerful leader in the financial sector. The two discuss the importance of teaching financial literacy to young people, the myth of meritocracy and how difficult situations can build resilience. You can follow Reshma on Twitter and Instagram @ReshmaSaujani or join the Brave, No…
 
Feeling unsuccessful? Marie gives advice to a struggling entrepreneur who’s feeling defeated because after three years in business she hasn’t achieved the goals she set for herself. https://www.marieforleo.com/2020/11/learning-from-failure/ Start focusing on what's working rather than putting so much energy on what doesn't. @MarieForleo…
 
Economist and author Emily Oster of Brown University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the challenge of reopening schools in a pandemic. Oster has been collecting data from K-12 schools around the country. Her preliminary analysis finds little evidence that schools are super-spreaders of COVID. She argues that closing schools comes at a h…
 
At this point in history we are witnessing the highest levels of migration on record. About 258 million people, or one in every 30, were living outside their country of birth in 2017. But whatever an individual’s reason for travel the experience tends to vary greatly depending on the colour of the traveller’s skin. In November 2020, writer and poli…
 
For the holiday, Sam revisits his conversation with award-winning author James McBride. McBride's latest book Deacon King Kong tells the story of how one man's decision brings together the different racial communities of 1960s Brooklyn to solve a larger issue. Sam chats with McBride as he shares his thoughts on the hope he has for communities, the …
 
"Innovation is ...the heartbeat of the company, and as we strive for increasing diversity and inclusion, at the heart of that is... Because when doing so, it actually brings forth the best ideas, the best results, and just a higher level of creativity and solving problems." Barbara Whye, CDO of Intel on Green Connections Radio podcast What do we ne…
 
How do you balance motherhood and creativity? In this episode of OurShelves Lucy Scholes interviews Daisy Johnson, Booker Prize-shortlisted author of Fen, Everything Under and Sisters, on rewriting the haunted house, why women are expected to use personal lives in fiction, and how books on motherhood are creating a feminist conversation. See acast.…
 
James Nestor, author of “Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art” joins me to speak on all the ways facial structure, nutrition, eating habits, and industrialization have impacted humans’ ability to breathe, why it matters, and ways we can get back to the basics. What James Shares: Details of his years-long research into breath How he increased his f…
 
Most of us tell little white lies at some point or another to make things less weird about money. But what happens when disaster strikes, and your money situation becomes impossible to hide? This episode originally aired in August 2019. We’re working on an episode and we need your help. What’s getting you through those long days in lockdown? Big or…
 
Join Roxanne Coady and the staff of RJ Julia Booksellers as we explore the best books of the year to give as gifts to the readers in your life. Books discussed include: The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X – Les Payne Eleanor: A Life – David Michaelis The Luckiest Man – Mark Salter Modern Comfort Food – Ina Garten Jacques Pepin: Quick & Simp…
 
On Christmas Day 2012, a video was uploaded to YouTube featuring a woman in a pink top, costume jewelry and a styled coif prancing through a Florida park. A few months later the video went viral, and everyone from John Mayer to your mom's hairdresser was talking about Prancercise and its creator, Joanna Rohrback. Rohrback defines her Prancercise ex…
 
Reggie Ugwu is an arts reporter for The New York Times. “I find that even though I talk to celebrities or popular artists, I’m not all that interested in celebrity. I’m pretty uninterested in celebrity. But I’m really interested in creativity.” Thanks to Mailchimp for sponsoring this week's episode. Show notes: @uugwuu Ugwu on Longform Ugwu's New Y…
 
Ira, Louis, and Aida discuss COVID vaccines, why you shouldn’t be traveling for the holidays, and they answer all your burning pop culture and Thanksgiving questions (well, a few of them, we don’t have all day). Plus, Kate Mara joins to talk about her new series A Teacher and what it’s like having a sister (Rooney Mara) as an actress too. Learn mor…
 
It’s the big 1-5-0 and since it also happens to be the holiday season, we opened the phone-lines to some of our Patreon supporters to help recommend some books for their wishlists or to pick up for their loved ones! Imagine Christopher and Drew in a big ol’ telethon studio, with phones ringing off the hook and the number flashing across the bottom …
 
This week's episode features another debate from our friends at Intelligence Squared Germany, who in partnership with The European Council on Foreign Relations debated whether the election of Joe Biden as U.S President will really change the relationship between Europe and The United States. The debate featured Matt Karnitschnig, Chief Europe Corre…
 
With the holidays coming, we're all trying to figure out how to celebrate with loved ones from a distance. When all we have to connect this year are phone calls and video chats, how do we make the most out of our conversations? In this episode from NPR's Life Kit Sam gets advice from the owner of a hair salon, whose job has taught her to be a good …
 
What You'll Hear: Definitions of sex + gender +intersex Sex is a functional category defined by the gametes you reproduce. Males produce sperm; females produce eggs. Sex is binary Gender is the social and cultural attributes and rules based on their sex Intersex is a mismatch between phenotype and genotype, or when sex based on observation is not o…
 
Georgia's Senate runoffs have become national races as control of the Senate depends on who wins. Sam asks Tia Mitchell, Washington correspondent for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, if Georgia voters are looking at the runoffs the way the rest of the country is. Then, Sam chats with comedians W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu, hosts of the podcast…
 
This week Anthony Scaramucci, the former Director of Communications in President Donald Trump’s White House, and Danielle Pletka, former Vice President at the American Enterprise Institute, debate the Republican Party's response to the US election and the future of America. The podcast was hosted by Jonathan Freedland, columnist for the Guardian an…
 
“100% of the materials used in our back to school (mask-making) kits were …from deadstock (discarded) materials…to provide a sustainable mask alternative for kids in need to that they ….can keep their communities safe." Jennifer Lee on Green Connections Radio As we all adapt to the temporary normal of having to wear a mask to protect ourselves and …
 
Purging our archives, mailing care packages in lieu of clothing swaps, confronting our own consumerism, who we imagine perusing our estate sales, secret talents, and some delightful things we're watching (including cults and sexy chess of course). Watch List: The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix) Both versions of The Thomas Crown Affair The Vow (HBO Max) Se…
 
Jessie Suren grew up hearing the same advice over and over: College would be her ticket to the middle class, even if it meant taking out tens of thousands of dollars in student loans. But when the job she applied for after graduation fell through, she ended up working at a call center to hound people who had fallen behind on their loan payments. Sh…
 
In this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, in partnership with Hachette, Ijeoma Oluo (Mediocre), Jennifer Palmieri (She Proclaims), and Leslie Gray Streeter (Black Widow) join Roxanne to discuss their new books. ________________________________ Ijeoma Oluo is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About R…
 
In this special podcast brought to you by the Home Office and Intelligence Squared, Director of Border and Immigration Policy at the Home Office Philippa Rouse, Head of Immigration Policy at the FSB Emelia Quist, and Partner at Fragomen Ian Robinson discuss the UK's new points based immigration system and what it will mean for businesses and indivi…
 
Luenell is the self-proclaimed “Original Bad Girl of Comedy.” She maybe be small is stature, but she more than makes up for it with her big personality, booming voice and infectious laughter. Easily recognizable for her signature look – that is, her platinum blonde Caesar haircut, beautifully manicured long nails and a blinged-out pimp cup in hand …
 
Stephanie McCrummen is a national enterprise reporter at The Washington Post. “I do have to psych myself up. There’s always something awkward about it and that never goes away. … No matter how long I do this job, that part of it doesn’t get any easier. It’s always a bit awkward and you’re always sort of humbled when someone actually is willing to t…
 
Ira, Louis, and Aida discuss the conservative fervor over Harry Styles wearing a dress on the cover of Vogue, the COVID season of The Bachelorette, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X's new videos, Twitter's new "Fleets" feature, the Grammys, Pitchfork's Kylie Minogue review, Obama's A Promised Land playlist, and more. Plus, Rachel Bloom joins to discuss d…
 
Margaret MacMillan is a distinguished historian, known for her masterly grasp of her subject matter as well as her gift for vivid storytelling. In November 2020 she came to Intelligence Squared Plus to discuss war, a topic which, she argues, we should be talking about more than we currently are. MacMillan explained how war has shaped our societies …
 
What's next for President Trump once he leaves the White House? And what's next for his business? And what's he being investigated for again? And by whom? We take a step back and break it all down with Andrea Bernstein, co-host of the WNYC & ProPublica podcast Trump, Inc., about Trump's finances, his mounting debt and how, after decades of bad busi…
 
Reshma sits down with Indra Nooyi, former CEO of PepsiCo and one of the few women of color to lead a Fortune 100 company to discuss sisterhood, the challenges of being a woman of color at the top, and how she succeeded in the corporate world. You can follow Reshma on Twitter and Instagram @ReshmaSaujani or join the Brave, Not Perfect Facebook group…
 
Tammy Tibbetts and Christen Brandt, founders of the girls’ rights organization She’s the First, share inspiration and real action steps for making an impact. https://www.marieforleo.com/2020/11/shes-the-first-tammy-tibbetts-christen-brandt/ “No one can do everything, but everyone can do something.” @shesthefirst via @MarieForleo…
 
Author and journalist Virginia Postrel talks about her book The Fabric of Civilization and How Textiles Made the World with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Postrel tells the fascinating story behind the clothes we wear and everything that goes into producing them throughout history. The history of textiles, Postrel argues, is a good way of understandin…
 
The rapper Bobby Shmurda had a big viral hit in 2014, and it looked like he was going to be a star. But just months later, Bobby and his friends were arrested and charged in connection with a murder and several other shootings. Our friends at NPR Music podcast Louder Than A Riot trace the interconnected rise of hip-hop and mass incarceration, and t…
 
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