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EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem and Stanford'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 th ...
 
The mission of Becoming Educated is threefold: - to inform, giving teachers the robust academic basis for really meaningfully interrogating practice. - to challenge accepted thinking, dangerous assumptions and the “dead wood” in tired professional dialogue. - and ultimately to inspire and allow passionate professionals to trust in themselves and teach with joy.
 
Join host Melissa Brown, Certified Sleep Consultant, Family Care Counselor, and mom of four, and other baby experts as they share their best advice and experience from helping thousands of families get a good night’s sleep from all over the world. Each week, Melissa will offer parents helpful, practical tips on topics such as sleeping through the night, creating healthy sleep routines, breastfeeding advice, managing your toddler and everything in between.
 
Join Sesame Street and Disney Muppet Performer Matt Vogel (Kermit the Frog, Big Bird, The Count, and others) as he talks in-depth with people in the Muppet Universe - from Sesame Street and Disney Muppet Performers, to writers, wranglers, and more! Get tips and tricks-of-the-trade on how to improve your puppetry, too! All this, plus some special surprises on Below The Frame with Matt Vogel.
 
Bruce Kelly. Regular guy, husband, and father. Oh, and I'm married to a romance writer and yes...it's great. Consider me an embedded reporter, behind the lines in an industry that creates fantasies read by millions of women every year. Who better to give advice on romance than the women who write and publish those fantasies? We'll be talking to some of them and hopefully get a little help applying that advice to real life.
 
The Sacred Wisdom podcast is in search of meaning and wisdom across cultures, traditions and academic disciplines. Its intention is to inspire and inform; to explore the meaning of Sacredness, and ultimately participate in the conscious evolution of humanity. It covers a broad range of topics - from ancient rituals to plant medicine, cosmology to consciousness, mathematics to mysticism, as well as philosophy, art and poetry. It combines weekly interviews with experts in their field, along wi ...
 
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Love it or hate it, but you've definitely heard it: the so-called "smooth jazz" of saxophonist Kenny G. Filmmaker Penny Lane talks about her documentary, Listening to Kenny G with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. They discuss the pursuit of perfection, the power of vulnerability in art, and why Kenny G is loved by the people and reviled by the critics.…
 
In this episode I chat with Dr Liam Printer of The Motivated Classroom podcast in a unique collaboration. We talk about our roles as 'teaching and learning research leads' at our respective schools, how we got into these positions, why we feel its important to have internal, evidence based, professional development on-going throughout the year and …
 
Each week Canadian Running staff writer Maddy Kelly and Shakeout host Kate Van Buskirk bring you a recap from the exciting world of running. This week on The Rundown we're joined by guest Rory Linkletter. Rory recently broke the Canadian half-marathon record at the Houston Marathon Weekend. His performance of 1:01:08 lowered Jeff Schiebler’s 23-yea…
 
On this episode of Below the Frame with Matt Vogel, I’m talking to Muppet Performer Bruce Lanoil! We'll talk about family, how Bruce became a puppeteer, and the many, many projects he’s done over the years. We’ll also be paying yet another visit to the INJURY CORNER and hear how Sesame Street Muppet Performer Frankie Cordero was injured, and we'll …
 
Can Israeli society survive the loss of universal military service? Will the deregulation of Israel's kosher supervision spell the end of its Jewish character? And, speaking of Israel, what is it that makes its television dramas so good? Tyler Cowen discusses these and other subjects with EconTalk host Russ Roberts, new immigrant to Israel and unab…
 
Joe Dale is an independent languages consultant who works with a range of organisations such as Network for Languages, ALL, The British Council, the BBC, Skype, Microsoft and The Guardian. He was host of the TES MFL forum for 6 years, former SSAT Languages Lead Practitioner, a regular conference speaker and recognised expert on technology and langu…
 
Each week Canadian Running staff writer Maddy Kelly and Shakeout host Kate Van Buskirk bring you a recap from the exciting world of running. This week on The Rundown we're joined by guest host Angela Whyte. Angela is a 3-time Olympian, a multiple-time Commonwealth and Pan Am Games medalist, and has competed in 7 World Championships. She is best kno…
 
On this episode of Below The Frame with Matt Vogel, I'm talking to my friend, David Rudman. David performs Cookie Monster and Baby Bear on Sesame Street and Scooter, Janice, Beaker and more for the Disney Muppets and I am so happy to have this opportunity to talk all about his life. We also have a memory of Jerry Nelson from Leslie Carrara-Rudolph …
 
In the race for a COVID vaccine, how did a couple of companies who had never produced a successful vaccine make it to the finish line so quickly? Gregory Zuckerman talks about his book, A Shot to Save the World, with EconTalk's Russ Roberts about the daring, deranged, and damaged visionaries behind one of science and medicine's great success storie…
 
Bruce Robertson is the Rector of Berwickshire High School in the Scottish Borders. Bruce is the author of the brilliant ‘The Teaching Delusion:why teaching in our schools isn't good enough (and how we can make it better)’. ‘The Teaching Delusion 2: Teaching Strikes Back’ and ‘The Teaching Delusion 3: Power Up Your Pedagogy’. You can purchase the bo…
 
Trishul Cherns loves to run. So much so, that he routinely embarks on multi-day and multi week races, revelling in the robust but little-known world of mega ultra endurance events. According to his calculation, he has the longest ultra marathoning career in Canadian history, spanning 43 years - and he has no plans of stopping anytime soon. In Novem…
 
On this encore episode of Below the Frame, Matt chats with Sesame Street wranglers Michelle Hickey and Lara MacLean about their jobs as wranglers on Sesame Street, a current list of live hand Sesame Street characters, and what one item they cannot do their job without. We also learn about how important "monitors" are in the world of television pupp…
 
When we see Michaelangelo's David or the design of the Apple Store, we assume a genius with a predetermined vision was the key to the outcome. Yet as Lorne Buchman, author of Make to Know, tells EconTalk's Russ Roberts, great art is more about embracing the process of exploration and the results that emerge in the process of creating. Buchman makes…
 
Each week Canadian Running staff writer Maddy Kelly and Shakeout host Kate Van Buskirk bring you a recap from the exciting world of running. This week on The Rundown our hosts are taking a look back on the most outstanding performances, under-rated runners and biggest comeback stories of 2021. From the Olympic and Paralympic Games, to in-person roa…
 
On this encore episode of Below The Frame with Matt Vogel, we hear from Muppet Performer Eric Jacobson (Miss Piggy, Grover, Fozzie, Bert, Animal) about what made him realize that he needed to work for The Muppets, what he learned from Frank Oz, and of course, we’ll talk about the many characters he plays. We also learn about "Good Eye Focus" and as…
 
After being stranded with a bunch of Brits for eight hours at a German airport in 2016, journalist Megan McArdle felt that Brexit was going to happen. The giveaway? Not the concerns over economics or politics. Rather, it was about something far more elemental: in whom they could place their trust. Join the journalist and Washington Post columnist f…
 
On this episode of Below The Frame Matt is talking to Rollie Krewson! She builds puppets! Famous puppets! And lots of the iconic Sesame Street characters were built by Rollie! Plus, she reveals the secret of The Muppet Stitch! We’ll also pay another visit to the Injury Corner and ask a puppeteer a question about NOT Puppets! It's Below The Frame wi…
 
This is a special live recording of a conversation with Canadian running icon Bruce Kidd. In the 1960's Bruce was a household name in the Canadian Sporting system. He was once called "a symbol of Canadian manhood" by former Toronto mayor Nathan Phillips. He is an Olympian and won medals at the British Empire and Commonwealth Games. Beyond his athle…
 
On this episode of Below the Frame, Matt's talking to Muppet Performer and Star Wars cast member Mike Quinn! They'll be talking Muppet Show, Star Wars, puppetry (of course) and a lot more! Plus, we’ll be learning about “Headbands” in puppetry and asking a Puppeteer about NOT puppets!It’s time to go...Below the Frame!…
 
Once it was The Shadow radio show; now it's the podcast Serial. Is every old storytelling medium new again? Frank Rose, author of The Sea We Swim In, concedes that some things remain sacred--from the power of a great hook to the hope that great stories never end. But he also thinks the Internet has led to new kinds of stories, ones that are not jus…
 
Episode 257 of InterBrews was recorded at Saint Arnold Brewing Company in a chapel of their beautiful beer cathedral in their beer garden. Owner and founder Brock Wager and newly named brewmaster Aaron Inkrott sat down with InterBrews host Josh Stewart to discuss all things 2021, including the ups, like new beers and getting through a pandemic, and…
 
Each week Canadian Running staff writer Maddy Kelly and Shakeout host Kate Van Buskirk bring you a recap from the exciting world of running. This week on The Rundown our hosts are joined by Olympians Andrea Seccafien and Lucia Stafford. These two recently announced their move to the Bowerman Track Club in Portland, Oregon. They join fellow Canadian…
 
On this week's episode of Below The Frame, I'm talking with the remarkable Debi Spinney! We learn all about Debi and find out a little of what see experienced alongside her dear Sesame Street Muppet Performer husband, Caroll Spinney - who, of course, played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch! We’ll also hear a very special Jerry Story from Muppet Perfor…
 
Episode 256 of InterBrews welcomes Texas Craft Brewers Guild Executive Director Charles Vallhonrat into Stew-dio to discuss the upcoming Texas Craft Brewers Cup, take a look back at 2021 and look forward to 2022. How does Texas compare to other state brewer’s guilds? We discuss. Also, we celebrate the return of Craft Beer Festivals, compare regions…
 
Economic theory teaches that people make choices that provide them with the greatest benefit. So why not extend this idea to the realm of charity? Economists and social entrepreneurs Michael Faye and Paul Niehaus of GiveDirectly argue that giving people cash with no strings attached is the most cost-effective means of helping the poorest people in …
 
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