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A discussion about retro gaming, movies, TV, toys, tech and culture. Celebrating the things we love the most from yesterday... Today! Hosted by Cyrus Martin with a variety of interesting guests. This show is all about having fun talking about classic entertainment of all kinds and telling our own personal story of retro appreciation. My Discord: https://discord.gg/JtPwEMU Hosted by: Cyrus Martin Music Featured From: Chris Chiu
 
A Good Podcast About Bad Relationships. Every Sunday, Alicia and Stacie take you on a comedic ride through two stories of marital misconduct and love gone wrong, blending biography, pop culture, history, and politics. "It’s one part Vanity Fair meets Town & Country, one part country music song—and an all-around good time." - The Atlantan. "Enjoying the juicy details of other people’s relationships is having a moment." Sunday Times Style Magazine (UK). "When this shameless show about bad rela ...
 
Second hand looks at the trend of recycling existing music in the form of samples, remixes and covers - although sometimes these modifications are actually flagrant violations of copyright laws... Some artists use without acknowledging where they got it, so we decided to take a closer look. The result: a huge number of hits are credited to the wrong musician, while the people who really wrote it remain ignored. Listen to the original and the adaptation and familiarize yourself with what's go ...
 
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From A New Hope to The Rise of Skywalker and beyond, this book offers the first complete assessment and philosophical exploration of the Star Wars universe. Lucasfilm: Filmmaking, Philosophy, and the Star Wars Universe (Bloomsbury, 2021) examines the ways in which these iconic films were shaped by global cultural mythologies and world cinema, as we…
 
This week, we've got a couple of musical women whose weddings spelled the end of their relationships! Alicia has Adele, who is back with a new single and forthcoming record - and quite a story to tell. Stacie has the decade that was Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth. Promo Victoria Emerson. Buy one piece and get one free when you visit www.victoriaeme…
 
In his new book International Courts and Mass atrocity: Narratives of War and Justice in Croatia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) Ivor Sokolić explores the effects of international and national transitional justice in Croatia, and in particular the consequences of the work of the United Nations’ International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, …
 
Why do Southeast Asia specialists get tired of explaining that the politics of the region cannot be reduced to a zero-sum game of Chinese-US great power rivalries? How do relatively small Southeast Asian states negotiate their relations with these major powers in an increasingly antagonistic environment? And why has the idea of the Indo-Pacific bec…
 
Interpreting International Politics (Routledge, 2014) is a short and lively account of how international relations was founded and developed as an interpretivist discipline, and why it matters that it was. Its author, Cecelia Lynch, joins this episode of New Books in Interpretive Political and Social Science to discuss the interplay between interpr…
 
Dr. Erica R. Edwards's The Other Side of Terror: Black Women and the Culture of US Empire (New York University, 2021) reveals the troubling intimacy between Black women and the making of US global power. The year 1968 marked both the height of the worldwide Black liberation struggle and a turning point for the global reach of American power, which …
 
It's been a while since we followed the dysfunction of a band's trashy breakup, but Alicia has a good one this week! For three brief, shining years, The Mamas & The Papas were chart topping leaders of the late '60s hippie sound. Born in professional jealousy, romantic rivalry, and personality conflict, the band's run ended almost as suddenly as it …
 
Pozdravljeni v oddaji Second hand.Danes bomo pod drobnogled vzeli svež hit Olivie Rodrigo z naslovom Good 4 you.Olivia Isabel Rodrigo, stara trenutno šele 18 let, je ameriška pevka, pisateljica in igralka. Kot igralka je znana po nastopih v Disney Channel serijah.Svoj debitantski glasbeni singl Drivers License je izdala letos in ta je takoj zasedel…
 
Theosophy across Boundaries: Transcultural and Interdisciplinary Perspectives on a Modern Esoteric Movement (SUNY Press, 2020) brings a global history approach to the study of esotericism, highlighting the important role of Theosophy in the general histories of religion, science, philosophy, art, and politics. The first half of the book consists of…
 
Genocide denial not only abuses history and insults the victims but paves the way for future atrocities. Yet few, if any, books have offered a comparative overview and analysis of this problem. Denial: The Final Stage of Genocide? (Routledge, 2021) is a resource for understanding and countering denial. Denial spans a broad geographic and thematic r…
 
From Napoleon Bonaparte's invasion of Egypt in 1798 to the foreign interventions in the ongoing civil wars in Syria, Yemen, and Libya today, global empires or the so-called Great Powers have long assumed the responsibility to bring security in the Middle East. The past two centuries have witnessed their numerous military occupations to 'liberate', …
 
Potatoes are the world's fourth most important food crop, yet they were unknown to most of humanity before 1500. Rebecca Earle, Feeding the People: The Politics of the Potato (Cambridge UP, 2020) traces the global journey of this popular foodstuff from the Andes to everywhere. The potato's global history reveals the ways in which our ideas about ea…
 
Harnessing the Sun is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Jenny Nelson, Professor of Physics and Head of the Climate Change mitigation team at the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London. After inspiring insights about Jenny Nelson’s academic journey, the conversation examines different solar energy processes, s…
 
We're kicking off Season 12 with a theme! We've made no secret of our affection for Hulu's Only Murders In The Building, and this week, Stacie has the lone divorce of loner - and genius - Steve Martin. Then Alicia takes a look at the ex-wife of one of TV's Hardy Boys (it ties into Only Murders, if you haven't seen it), with the trashy divorces of K…
 
The rapprochement between Germany and Israel in the aftermath of the Holocaust is one of the most striking political developments of the twentieth century. German Chancellor Angela Merkel recently referred to it as a 'miracle'. But how did this 'miracle' come about? In this book, Lorena De Vita traces the contradictions and dilemmas that shaped the…
 
Histories of the Vietnam War are not in short supply. In U.S. history, it ranks alongside the Civil War and World War Two in terms of author coverage. The aftermath of the war has received a similar amount of attention, with historians noting the effect that the end of the war had on domestic politics and U.S. foreign policy. But what about shifts …
 
Revenants of the German Empire: Colonial Germans, Imperialism, and the League of Nations (Oxford UP, 2019) reveals the various ways in which Colonial Germans attempted to cope with the loss of the German colonies after the Treaty of Versailles in 1919. These Kolonialdeutsche (Colonial Germans) had invested substantial time and money in German imper…
 
Welcome to Season 12! After the wild ride of our last season, we found that we still had a lot of questions about some of the people we profiled. To help answer them, or maybe just ask better questions, we turned to our friends Alexa and Nicole of the podcast Legally Judgy! Two pop culture-obsessed attorneys with a kickin' podcast, they helped us j…
 
Pozdravljeni v oddaji Second hand.Danes bomo pod drobnogled vzeli svež hit "Leave Before You Love Me" pod katerega se podpisuje ameriški producent Marshmello v sodelovanju z ameriško skupino Jonas Brothers. Pesem kritiki opisujejo kot "sladko nalezljivo pop balado", ki bi morala streti srca po vsem svetu.Izdana je kot singl maja letos, sproduciralo…
 
Many would rather change worlds than change the world. The settlement of communities in 'empty lands' somewhere else has often been proposed as a solution to growing contradictions. While the lands were never empty, sometimes these communities failed miserably, and sometimes they prospered and grew until they became entire countries. Building on a …
 
Pieter Vanhove’s World Literature After Empire: Rethinking Universality in the Long Cold War (2021), engages with the idea of ‘world’ as it manifests in literary and philosophical studies. Taking an interdisciplinary and multilingual approach, Vanhove centers his discussion on literature and the arts, while drawing an important historical tableau o…
 
How can we create a healthier world and prevent the crisis next time? In a few short months, COVID-19 devastated the world and, in particular, the United States. It infected millions, killed hundreds of thousands, and effectively made the earth stand still. Yet America was already in poor health before COVID-19 appeared. Racism, marginalization, so…
 
With its ultimate debacle in August 2021, a discussion of the twenty-year military involvement of America and the West in Afghanistan is most timely. Accordingly, there is no one more pertinent to speak to about this history than premier British historian Jeremy Black. In a dialogue with Dr. Charles Coutinho of the Royal Historical Society, Profess…
 
Embracing the Anthropocene: Managing Human Impact is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Mark Maslin, Professor of Geography at University College London. This wide-ranging conversation explores Prof. Maslin’s research on the Anthropocene which according to his definition began when human impacts on the planet irrevoc…
 
"One of the most enduring myths of history writing about Europe in the 20th century is that the century can be neatly divided into a tale of two halves, with the first half made up of episodes of war, revolution and mass violence while the second is a tale of relative peace and prosperity”. In Ruin and Renewal: Civilising Europe After the Second Wo…
 
Pozdravljeni v oddaji Second hand.Prejšnji teden smo lahko ugotovili kako je pesem iz leta 1967, Beggin', ponovno našla pot na radijske postaje, danes bomo original našli še nekaj let nazaj."Iko Iko", o kateri je govora je množično prirejana pesem iz New Orleansa, ki govori o boju med dvema indijanskima Mardi Gras plemenima.Pod verzijo, ki se trenu…
 
We're closing Season 11 with two very different Hollywood stories. First, Alicia brings us the mystery of Geena Davis's three - or maybe four - marriages and divorces (who can say?). Then, Stacie emerges from decades of disturbing statements by Mel Gibson in dire need of a scrub brush for her brain. We're off next week! We'll be back October 6 with…
 
Unnatural Disasters: Why Most Responses to Risk and Climate Change Fail But Some Succeed (Columbia UP, 2021) offers a new perspective on our most pressing environmental and social challenges, revealing the gaps between abstract concepts like sustainability, resilience, and innovation and the real-world experiences of people living at risk. Gonzalo …
 
Western Jihadism: A Thirty Year History (Oxford University Press, 2021) tells the story of how Al Qaeda grew in the West. In forensic and compelling detail, Jytte Klausen traces how Islamist revolutionaries exiled in Europe and North America in the 1990s helped create and control one of the world's most impactful terrorist movements--and how, after…
 
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