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Listen to the award winning Second Captains free to air podcasts featuring The Second Captains Podcast and Second Captains Football. Join The Second Captains World Service and get access to our daily shows and much more. Become a Second Captains member at secondcaptains.com. - iTunes Podcast of the Year - iTunes Essentials Top 10 Podcasts of All-Time - The Guardian's 50 Podcasts You Need To Hear - Ireland's Most-Downloaded Podcast
 
Listen to the latest promo clips from The Second Captains Podcast and all of The Second Captains World Service shows. Includes some favourite audio bed picks from our producers. Join The Second Captains World Service and get access to our daily shows and much more. Become a Second Captains member at secondcaptains.com. - iTunes Podcast of the Year - iTunes Essentials Top 10 Podcasts of All-Time - The Guardian's 50 Podcasts You Need To Hear - Ireland's Most-Downloaded Podcast
 
So just who officially is Ireland's Greatest Non-Sportsperson Sportsperson? Eoin McDevitt, Ken Early and Ciaran Murphy break down the sporting backgrounds of some of the most-interesting people alive. Unimportant? Perhaps. Fun? Absolutely. The critically-acclaimed Second Captains Saturday has featured names like Gabriel Byrne, Sharon Horgan, Lenny Abrahamson, Dorothy Cross, Dara O'Briain, Gabby Logan, Senator George Mitchell and so many more. Some have played sport internationally, others ha ...
 
Cymbeline is one of Shakespeare's late romances, which (like The Tempest and The Winter's Tale) combines comedy and tragedy. Imogen, the daughter of King Cymbeline of Britain, angers her father when she marries Posthumus, a worthy but penniless gentleman. The King banishes Posthumus, who goes to Rome, where he falls prey to the machinations of Iachimo, who tries to convince him that Imogen will be unfaithful. Meanwhile, the Queen (Imogen's stepmother) plots against her stepdaughter by trying ...
 
This is the second issue of the classic science fiction Astounding Magazine. It contains the finale of The Beetle Horde by Victor Rousseau, as well as stories by Harl Vincent, Charles Willard Diffin, Hugh B. Cave, Sophie Wenzel Ellis, Sterner St. Paul, Anthony Pelcher and Captain S. P. Meek. (Summary by Alan Winterrowd )
 
This issue of the science-fiction magazine includes a novella by Charles W. Diffin titled "Dark Moon" and several short stories, including "When Caverns Yawned", by Captain S.P. Meek "When the Moon Turned Green", by Hal K. Wells and "The Death-Cloud." by Nat Schachner & Arthur L. Zagat There is also a second part of "The Exile of Time" by Ray Cummings. - Summary by Bill Boerst
 
When the great superheros are busy, you call in the second string. In the spirit of classic radio dramas SouthSiderStudios is proud to present Second String Spandex, a twenty-first century take on a forgotten form of entertainment. Join us every month as we follow Captain Fabulous, Kid Incredible, Uncle Sam, Maitresse de la Vitesse and Bob the Worm, a rag tag group of second tier superheroes trying to prove their worth, not only to the world, but to each other.This Podcast was created using ...
 
Abner Doubleday was a busy man. He rose to be a major general during the American Civil War, started the first cable car company in San Francisco, and is credited (though perhaps erroneously) with inventing the game of baseball. In 1861, he had the distinction as a captain to be second-in-command of Ft. Moultrie, one of the harbor defenses of Charleston, SC.. When that state seceded from the Union, Doubleday and the garrison of artillerists manning the fort were cut off from supplies and rei ...
 
A charming collection of 14 short American history plays for the very young - ranging from Christopher Columbus to George Washington to Susan B Anthony. (Summary by Maria Therese)Cast:Narrator; First Maid of Honor; Second Woman: AvailleNarrator; Queen Isabella; Pocohantus: CaprishaPageColumbus; First Merchant; Blount; Squanto; Robert E. Lee: Tom CausbyWise Man; Captain Newport; King; Court; People; Richard Henry Lee; Californians; Auctioneer; Union Soldier: Libby GohnLuis; John Smith; Willia ...
 
Welcome to the greatest show in the multiverse! Strap yourself in for a rip-roaring rocketship ride! Blast off! Whoosh! From the back room of Altair City Spaceport's Rocket Tavern, the Captain discusses science fiction, fantasy, and horror; books, comics, movies, TV, games, toys, and whatever catches his art, music, and tech mad fancy. The UK podcast for the culture geek, technology nerd, and creative wizard is produced using alien technology, eldritch powers, and caffeinated beverages, sinc ...
 
This is the official podcast of Tested.com. Tested brings you the week's technology and science news, with hosts Will Smith, Norman Chan, and Jeremy Williams. There's no jargon here, just solid explanations of the week's news--and plenty of wacky tangents. Make sure you stick around after the outro for fake outtakes!
 
The Reign of King Edward the Third is an Elizabethan play printed anonymously in 1596. It has frequently been claimed that it was at least partly written by William Shakespeare, a view that Shakespeare scholars have increasingly endorsed. The rest of the play was probably written by Thomas Kyd. The play contains many gibes at Scotland and the Scottish people, which has led some critics to think that it is the work that incited George Nicolson, Queen Elizabeth's agent in Edinburgh, to protest ...
 
In this podiobook: The Gyssyc ship is in orbit above Ulliam; the Task force sent to meet them has been destroyed. Captain Cook fears the worst, the Gyssyc has declared war on the Ulliam. The crew of the Arwen must figure out what happened before a second fleet arrives, the fate of three races rests in their hands.The Arwen Season 2: Ulliam is the sequel to th Parsec award winning novella The Arwen Season 1: Regal.
 
Hidden and mistaken identities, requited and unrequited loves, pranks and jokes abound in this romantic comedy. (Summary by Karen Savage)Cast: Orsino, Duke of Illyria - Joshua B. Christensen Sebastian - Madame Tusk Antonio, a Sea Captain, friend to Sebastian - Alan Davis Drake A Sea Captain - Kara Shallenberg Valentine, a gentleman attending on the Duke - Zachary Brewster-Geisz Curio, a gentleman attending on the Duke - Heather Barnett Sir Toby Belch, uncle to Olivia - Alan Davis Drake Sir A ...
 
Across The Pitch began in the summer of 2018, when Phil Kennedy and Arran Airs embarked upon an idea to start a podcast to teach fans in the United States about the deeper levels of English football, beyond the Premier League. Although Phil and Arran both grew to love football rooting for Arsenal F.C., they began to grow a passion for the grassroots of the game after they started regularly attending games for their hometown. USL Championship side Phoenix Rising FC. Inspired by the story of " ...
 
Our "90 in 90 Essay Project Academic Studies" on subjects such as the Federalist Papers, the Constitution; the Amendments; the Classics that Inspired the Constitution, the Executive Branch, the country’s past 57 presidential elections, the Supreme Court, the Congress and the states have resulted in 1047 essays contributed by 175 constitutional scholars, historians and elected officials. This corresponding Podcast features the reading of the daily essay during our 90 Day Study. Essays are ava ...
 
The second volume of a 3 volume anthology, this work focuses on 'English' short stories, although it includes writers from other parts of the British isles. It features pieces by William Thackeray, Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling, J.M. Barrie and many other favorites. Topics range from historical to science fiction, melodramatic to philosophic. - Summary by Lynne Thompson
 
Caesar and Cleopatra, a play written in 1898 by George Bernard Shaw, was first staged in 1901 and first published with Captain Brassbound's Conversion and The Devil's Disciple in his 1901 collection, Three Plays for Puritans. It was first performed at Newcastle upon Tyne on March 15, 1899. London production was at the Savoy Theatre in 1907. Shaw wants to prove that it was not love but politics that drew Cleopatra to Julius Caesar. He sees the Roman occupation of ancient Egypt as similar to t ...
 
The “swashbuckling, intrigue, and a dash of magic” continues in Book Two of Tales of the Left Hand, as the Duke of Kohaya gives Tesca and Kayrla a new mission, one that takes them outside the Quad: A search for the secret haven of the most legendary pirate to ever sail the Frees. But time is precious, for the Duke’s enemies are hot on their heels. When the Duke arranges for the pair to escort the enigmatic Captain Grivus on his expedition to find the haven (and treasure) of the notorious pir ...
 
The iFanboy.com Comic Book Podcast is a weekly talk show all about the best new current comic book releases. Lifelong friends, Conor Kilpatrick and Josh Flanagan talk about what they loved and (sometimes) hated in the current weekly books, from publishers like Marvel, DC, Image Comics, Dark Horse Comics, BOOM! Studios, IDW, Aftershock, Valiant, and more. The aim is to have a fun time, some laughs, but to also really understand what makes comic books work and what doesn’t, and trying to under ...
 
The Star Trek Picard Cast is an in-depth, long-form, community-driven episode discussion of Star Trek: Picard, the new series shown on CBS All Access in the US, CTV Sci-Fi Channel & Crave TV in Canada and Amazon Prime everywhere else. We’re Brian Meloche and Ruthie Rink; we're two long-time Star Trek fans, especially of Star Trek: The Next Generation. We cover the story, characters, and the show’s placement both within the Trek universe and the continuation of the life of legendary Federatio ...
 
The Gods of Mars is a 1918 Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction novel, the second of his famous Barsoom series.It can be said that the novel set the tone for much science fiction to come. Its influence can clearly be seen in franchises such as Star Trek and Farscape. While Burroughs no doubt borrowed liberally from the pulp fiction of his day, particularly westerns and swashbuckling tales, the pacing and themes set the tone for the soft science fiction genre.The protagonist, John Carter, wit ...
 
This volume, entitled "The Great Navigators of the 18th century", forms the second of three volumes under the general title of "Celebrated Travels and Travellers". The first volume of the series, "Exploration of the World", covers a period in the world's history extending from B.C. 505, to the close of the 17th century, and the third volume gives an account of "The Great Explorers and Travellers of the 19th Century". - Summary from the Publishers' NoteBook coordinated by Kajo and Piotr Nater ...
 
The Show About Science is an awesome adventure into the wondrous world of scientific discovery! Each episode is filled with fascinating information from scientists and educators around the globe. Together with his guests, Nate explores everything from chemistry to aliens and from human brains to bat biology. Learn more at pinna.fm.
 
Thirteen short stories by one of the most famous writers in his day. Robert Barr was a British Canadian short story writer and novelist, born in Glasgow, Scotland. In London of the 1890s Barr became a more prolific author - publishing a book a year - and was familiar with many of the best selling authors of his day, including Bret Harte and Stephen Crane. Most of his literary output was of the crime genre, then quite in vogue. When Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories were becoming w ...
 
“An Adventurer – He that goes out to meet whatever may come!” This is the credo of Allan Quatermain, the quintessential, swashbuckling protagonist of Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard. Quatermain first makes his appearance as a character in Haggard's most famous bestselling adventure tale, King Solomon's Mines. Published in 1885, this Victorian action novel depicts a group led by Allan Quatermain who travel to a remote region in Africa in search of the missing brother of one of them. It i ...
 
First published in Blackwood’s magazine as a three part serial in 1899 and published in 1902, Heart of Darkness centers on the experiences of protagonist Charles Marlow as he is assigned the duty to transport ivory down the Congo River. Conrad cleverly uses foreshadowing as a technique to convey the novella’s themes of hypocritical imperialism, the contradictory views on civilized as opposed to barbaric societies, racism, and the conflict between reality and darkness. Set in the second half ...
 
In this recording, one person reads the entire play, all parts, including the stage directions. Even without the support of Arthur Sullivan’s music and the interpretation of actors, the consummate silliness of Gilbert’s libretto entertains. H.M.S. Pinafore; or, The Lass That Loved a Sailor is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and a libretto by W. S. Gilbert. It opened at the Opera Comique inLondon, England, on 25 May 1878 and ran for 571 performances, which was the sec ...
 
An early science fiction novel written by the second most translated author, French writer Jules Verne, the classic tale depicts an incredible sea expedition on board a state-of-the-art submarine. First published in 1870 and a part of the Voyages Extraordinaires series, the novel is regarded as one of the most thrilling adventure stories and one of Verne’s greatest pieces of work. Immersed in themes of exploration, avant-garde technology, and man’s insatiable desire for knowledge and scienti ...
 
He was a trusted aide of Henry VIII, but when he supposedly opposed the monarch's second marriage, he was thrown into prison and executed for treason. More than two hundred years later, he was canonized as the patron saint of statesmen and politicians by the Catholic Church. Philosopher, writer, diplomat, lawyer, Renaissance man, avid gardener, humanist thinker and statesman are only some of the words used to describe him. A lifelong opponent of Protestantism who was rumored to have had here ...
 
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It was a crazy couple of hours on Saturday evening, as Rachael Blackmore won the Grand National, Ireland hammered Wales in the 6 Nations, and Leinster came back from 14-0 down to beat the reigning European champions in their home ground in a classic Heineken Cup match. Galway has a new number 1 sportsperson in the extraordinary Beibhinn Parsons, St…
 
It was the weekend when Richard Keys and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer agreed: the Game's gone. We know that - but why? Also today, Ken unveils a controversial new theory: how will Eoin respond? Today is a heavily Ulster-inflected pod, with Cookstown's Stuart Dallas galloping through and Carnlough's Brendan Rodgers letting us in on some of the many - not se…
 
It was a light (and weird) week of books and yet Josh Flanagan and Conor Kilpatrick couldn't keep their yaps shut about the week that was in comics, memories of comic book prices increases, physics, alien anatomy, Christopher Walken, and tacos. Running Time: 01:07:00 Pick of the Week: 00:03:40 - Avengers: Mech Strike #3 Comics: 00:18:44 - The Silve…
 
Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton took your calls on Saturday’s football action.We heard from jubilant Leeds United supporters following their remarkable Stuart Dallas-inspired victory at the Etihad, Liverpool fans breathed a sigh of relief after a last-gasp win over Villa and fans of Championship promotion chasers discussed their chances for this sea…
 
Wow - is it Friday already? As if a 4 day week wasn’t enough, how about a brand new addition of The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X Podcast!? It was another belter of a week on the show as we welcomed back 20 Seconds to 20K for another run! Also, mastermind physicist Prof. Brian Cox joined us on the show to tell us all about his upcoming tour - Horizo…
 
A special short episode this week as Norm checks in from his paternity leave to catch up with the gang about the latest episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, that bonkers Loki trailer, and our cautious optimism for the next season of Star Trek: Picard. Plus, an interview with the team behind Plutosphere, who want to make cloud-based VR a re…
 
Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave discuss Tottenham assets ahead of their double gameweek and find out the reason why Dave can’t put Jesse Lingard in his team.Plus, listeners Matt and Sean come on the pod to finally decide if late entries can still become the champion of the Fantasy 606 league at the end of the season.…
 
The Champions League being overrun by lemmings, David O'Doherty meeting Paul Kimmage, and US Murph achieving true sporting zen. It's your World Service sampler menu in a week absolutely packed with sport from the Champions League to the Champions Cup to the US Masters. Sign up the World Service for just €5 + VAT a month at secondcaptains.com/join…
 
Legendary NASCAR pit reporter Dick Berggren joins Dale Earnhardt Jr. for a conversation that covers Berggren’s racing career, rise as a journalist and pit reporter, and New England racing history preserver. It’s a special episode as Dale Earnhardt Jr. leads off the program with a big announcement, that includes Berggren himself. After sharing the e…
 
Thomas Tuchel has had it all his own way since taking over at Chelsea, but then he had not faced Callum Robinson - until Saturday afternoon.We also discuss the question of whether Erling Haaland can take control of Manchester City's transfer policy.Then we're joined by Dermot Corrigan to talk about the allegation of racism that caused Valencia to w…
 
Let's hear it for a convergence in Picks, and a celebration of another comic creator with 3 names, the last being Johnson. It's an unanimous week, and sometimes fate gives you a comic book that is perfect for it. Praise Bill. Running Time: 01:08:35 Pick of the Week: 00:01:24 - Beta Ray Bill #1 Comics: 00:13:26 - The Flash #768 00:19:01 - The Other …
 
Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton took your calls on Saturday’s football action.We heard from Man City fans as they beat Leicester 2-0 at the King Power Stadium, with some discussing Aguero’s impact at the club as he announced he’d be leaving in the summer. Guardiola's side now need 11 points to wrap up the title.Celtic supporters called in about thei…
 
Holy cow! There’s a new episode of The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X Podcast! This week, Jade Bird joined Chris to discuss her exciting, upcoming album and ‘Record of the Week’ single. A competition-winner reveals the shameful secret to her success: An Unofficial Chris Moyles Show Facebook Group, where listeners discuss their competition answers! Pl…
 
Thanks to our awesome Patrons, we're proud to present another Booksplode! This month, Josh Flanagan and Conor Kilpatrick take a look at... Avengers West Coast: Vision Quest by John Byrne, Mike Machlan, Paul Becton, Bob Sharen, Bill Oakley! What's a Booksplode? It's a bi-monthly special edition show in which we take a look at a single graphic novel …
 
Our month-long 2000th episode celebrations kicked off on the World Service last week with the big day itself and continued this week with the first of our big interviews, with Olympic diving legend and HIV/AIDS activist Greg Louganis.Ken had a barney about Martin O'Neill with Chris Sutton on BBC Radio 5 Live on Monday evening before unloading every…
 
We're joined by special guest Devindra Hardawar (from Engadget and the Slashfilmcast) this week to talk about the return of Comic-Con in San Diego this Thanksgiving, the implications of the latest Falcon and The Winter Soldier episode, and what new tech we're excited for this year. Plus, a retrospective discussion of VR on the fifth anniversary of …
 
Following the first NASCAR Cup Series dirt race in over 50 years, Speedway Motorsports Inc. CEO Marcus Smith joins Dale Earnhardt Jr. after hosting the dirt race weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. Smith delves into many exciting projects surrounding his portfolio of race tracks including the latest on Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, Atlanta Motor S…
 
For this Monday's mini-pod, we focus on yet another Dublin-based team in blue barely showing any emotion while coolly winning yet another title in their home ground against plucky but over-matched country cousins.Why did Munster look a beaten docket from the start, should they be asking more of their best players, and what needs to change for them …
 
The Pick of the Week causes college flashbacks and everything is just groovy. Running Time: 01:01:45 Pick of the Week: 00:02:33 – Batman/Superman #16 Comics: 00:15:13 – Taskmaster #5 00:19:46 – Shadow Doctor #2 00:26:27 – The Scumbag #6 00:33:23 – Die!Die!Die! #14 00:35:53 – Miles Morales: Spider-Man #24 00:38:13 – Haha #3 00:40:27 – Crimson Flower…
 
Hey there podcast listener! You’re not going to believe it - The newest addition of The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X Podcast is ready for your listening pleasure! This week was packed full of exciting radio drama. Chris rants about the new intern calling him “Chrisbo” and the studio air conditioning breaks! Plus, we sought the wisdom of LBC legend,…
 
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