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LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of An Apology for Sadness by Anne Lynch Botta. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 13, 2011.Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta was an American poet, writer, teacher and socialite whose home was the central gathering place of the literary elite of her era.At Mrs. Botta's receptions every Saturday night, attendees would find the most well-known writers, actors and artists, such as Poe, Margaret Fuller, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Bronson Alcott, Louisa May ...
 
Hosted by Flux Learning, a digital education company based in West Cork, Ireland, this podcast showcases the exceptional, innovative and imaginative work of those working in enterprise and the creative arts. Subscribe to the podcast. Join the community on Twitter and Instagram Visit https://www.corkcreative.ie for more information.
 
Some of the best moments in life happen through conversation. It's how we share ideas, exchange meaning, and gain understanding. Growth happens when we ask honest questions and remain open to hearing the answers. Learn with Tim Anderson as he asks friends and colleagues probing questions about the body, the mind, and the spirit. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/original-strength/support
 
Country & Town House’s culture editor, Ed Vaizey, and associate editor, Charlotte Metcalf discuss the week’s cultural offerings with a brilliant edit of what you should be watching, reading, listening to, booking and visiting each week. Their roster of high profile guests adds illuminating insight to the current cultural landscape.
 
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By the late 1970s, the fishermen of the Texas Gulf Coast were struggling. The bays that had sustained generations of shrimpers and crabbers before them were being poisoned by nearby petrochemical plants, oil spills, pesticides, and concrete. But as their nets came up light, the white shrimpers could only see one culprit: the small but growing numbe…
 
Adele joins Tom Power for an extended interview on her brilliant and vulnerable album 30. Actor Maitreyi Ramakrishnan talks about shooting to fame as the star of Mindy Kaling's teen comedy Never Have I Ever. Q's weekly wrap panel, Mastermind, John Cullen and Andrea Jin, talk about the biggest arts and pop culture stories of the week.…
 
As Adolph Hitler rose to power in 1930s Germany, a growing wave of fascism began to take root on American soil. Nazi activists started to gather in major American cities, and by 1933, there were more than one-hundred anti-Semitic groups operating openly in the United States. Few Americans dared to speak out or fight back—until an organized resistan…
 
Actor Ryan Reynolds and director Shawn Levy talk about their film Free Guy and how their Canadian upbringing brought them to comedy. Gabriel Byrne plays a Montreal professor in a film inspired by the work of Leonard Cohen. Cindy Campbell and Davey D talk about the father of hip hop, DJ Kool Herc, and the legendary party that started it all.…
 
In this episode, we chat to Maura O’Connell from West Cork Casting Studio. She explains her journey from Social Science Graduate to life-casting & producer of memorial jewellery, the highly emotive element of her work, the touching stories that make her work so special, overcoming her periods of procrastination & self-doubt & learning to take it ea…
 
Canadian icon William Shatner opens up about aging, loneliness and what keeps him going at 90. Country singer Mickey Guyton discusses her debut album, Remember Her Name, and reflects on the lack of diversity in country music's writing rooms. Our screen panellists Lisa Macabasco and Grace Onasanya break down The Bear, one of the standout shows of th…
 
Reba McEntire looks back on her hit album Rumor Has It and how it propelled her to mainstream stardom. Musicians Amy Sky and Marc Jordan share their memories of working with the late Olivia Newton-John. Actor Didi Conn presents an oral history of the movie Grease. Cultural commentator Thomas Leblanc unpacks the controversy surrounding a new French …
 
The Good Place creator Michael Schur discusses his witty and insightful new book, How to Be Perfect, about how to live an ethical life. Canadian singer-songwriter Nemahsis talks about growing up in a conservative Muslim household, hiding her passion for music from her father and making music about her relationship with the hijab.…
 
An incredible four-decade account of murder, power, and corruption in one of the country’s largest police departments In 1979, the gruesome slaying of a thirteen-year-old boy riveted the suburbs of Suffolk County, New York. As the county hustled to bring the case to a dubious resolution, a wayward local teenager emerged with a convenient story to t…
 
Singer-songwriter Kylie Minogue opens up about her career, her life changing battle with cancer, and her new album Disco: Guest List Edition. Actor Stanley Tucci discusses his new memoir, Taste: My Life Through Food, and explains how his love of food has permeated his personal, emotional and professional adventures. Mastermind, Drew Magary and Teri…
 
Elton John's lifelong songwriting partner, Bernie Taupin, reflects on 50 years of hits and reveals what he thinks their "perfect song" is. The life of soul music icon Curtis Mayfield is told through the words of his son, Todd Mayfield. Canadian artist Jeff Lemire talks about seeing his acclaimed comic book series Sweet Tooth adapted into a hit live…
 
Magician Penn Jillette of Penn and Teller talks about his four-decade career and what it was like having Donald Trump play his "pretend boss" on TV. Canadian country star Tenille Townes talks about her wild successes, making it in the U.S. and her latest album. DJ 4Korners and A. Harmony discuss Beyoncé's brand new album Renaissance and its controv…
 
Here’s some money, go see a Porn War. This week we’re going on a field trip to Times Square with Nona Willis Aronowitz, author of Bad Sex, to learn about Deep Throat, “porno chic,” and the unresolved feminist battle over whether to eradicate pornography or make more of it. Digressions include Carol Clover, this discovery of the clitoris, and Harry …
 
Canadian singer-songwriter Jully Black looks back on her journey in music and how her mom shaped the artist she is today. Actor Clarke Peters talks about Spike Lee's Vietnam War film Da 5 Bloods and how little has changed for Black Americans today. Singer-songwriter Bettye LaVette reflects on her career and her latest album Blackbirds — a compilati…
 
Saxophonist Kenny G discusses the documentary Listening to Kenny G, which explores his meteoric rise in the late '80s and early '90s, the backlash that followed and why he's now being embraced by a whole new generation of musicians. Succession star Nicholas Braun reveals some of the similarities between him and his character, Cousin Greg. Award-win…
 
In this episode, Tim talks with himself about tongue position, breathing, and restoring the pelvic floor. He also fields a Q&A from the viewers. To try the Daily 21s program, click here: https://osi-online.com/courses/the-daily-21s-for-vitality/ If you want to try BUBs Collagen, click here: shop.bubsnaturals.com/originalstrengthnet use code ORIGINA…
 
Writer Neil Gaiman tells us why his comic book series The Sandman would have made a terrible movie — and why he loved adapting it into a new Netflix series. Actor, writer, director and producer Ngozi Paul talks about her latest project, a TV special that tells the story of Emancipation Day through dance, theatre and music. As Toronto gets ready for…
 
Comedian and actor Chris Sandiford talks about Season 4 of the hit show What We Do in the Shadows and the joy of improvising on set with his comedy idols in the Netflix series God's Favorite Idiot. Jewelry designer and activist Sewit Sium discusses the intersection between jewelry and political expression. Rolling Stone senior writer Tatiana Siegel…
 
A compelling look at violence and trauma from the psychiatrist who treated mass shooter James Holmes, perpetrator of the infamous movie theater massacre. As an expert and speaker on mass shootings and gun violence, Dr. Lynn Fenton knew it was impossible to “spot a killer.” But when she met her new patient, troubled grad student James Holmes, the ha…
 
Bestselling Canadian poet Rupi Kaur talks about her live show, Rupi Kaur Live, and how performing saved her life. A.R. Rahman discusses his varied and multiple award-winning musical career as a composer, singer-songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist. OJ Da Tamil Rapper and art facilitator Imaad Majeed talk about their song Wake Up an…
 
In their season one finale, Caitlin and Frances decide to dive into two large cemeteries - instead of individuals. They start with Ancient Little Neck Cemetery in Riverside, Rhode Island, and conclude with the inspiration for this podcast, North Burial Ground in Providence, Rhode Island.By Caitlin Howle, Frances Ferland
 
Acclaimed Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin discusses her decades-long career in filmmaking, storytelling and activism. Film curator Meenakshi Shedde talks about building a retrospective of director Satyajit Ray's work for the Toronto International Film Festival. Country music icon Shania Twain reflects on her breakthrough album The Woman in Me.…
 
Actor and comedian Jenny Slate talks about revisiting Marcel the Shell with Shoes On in a feature-length film based on the viral web series. Celebrity chef Roger Mooking reflects on how his love of cooking and music helped make him the artist he is today. Entertainment critic Maureen Lenker discusses her recent op-ed for Entertainment Weekly, in wh…
 
In this episode, Tim talks with retired Navy Seal and best-selling author Clint Emerson about his latest book, The Rugged Life - The Modern Guide to Self-Reliance. Clint shares some amazing stories and dives into what self-reliance is all about. T he Rugged Life is a book for anyone. Self-reliance can be built and learned wherever you are starting …
 
Grammy-winning musician Jack White opens up about his music, passion for vinyl, and what he got up to when the pandemic prevented him from touring. Rachael Healy of The Guardian explains why some performers aren't celebrating the 75th birthday of the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The multi-talented actor, director, and screenwriter Michae…
 
Lead singer Peter Garrett of Midnight Oil looks back on the band's illustrious career and how it's put environmentalism at the forefront of its music from day one. The star of Charlottetown's Anne of Green Gables — The Musical, Kelsey Verzotti, was told by a drama teacher that she'd never play Anne Shirley, because Anne is white and Kelsey is Chine…
 
Canadian guitarist and songwriter Robbie Robertson of The Band discusses his documentary Once Were Brothers, which takes an in-depth and personal look at his former group. Kent Hartman, author of Goodnight L.A.: The Rise and Fall of Classic Rock, talks about the classic '70s rock music scene in California. Canadian soprano Suzie LeBlanc — the artis…
 
Singer-songwriter Tanya Tagaq discusses her new song, Teeth Agape, and how it expresses her fierce desire to protect her children from harm. Award-winning actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. talks about the cultural impact of Hamilton and how the hit musical changed his life. Kees Dieffenthaller of Kes The Band introduces a new song called Liki Tiki. …
 
A former United Church minister massacres his family. What led to this act of femicide, and why were his victims forgotten? On May 2, 1963, Robert Killins, a former United Church minister, slaughtered every woman in his family but one. She (and her brother) lived to tell the story of what motivated a talented man who had been widely admired, a scho…
 
This week, Eric Michael Garcia tells Sarah about America’s barely forgotten pastime, plus the Supreme Court’s long history of horrifying decisions. Digressions include due process, The Evil Dead, and what Hitler admired about the United States. Here's where Eric: Website We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation Support us: Bonus Episodes …
 
Sophie Nélisse talks about her breakout role in the hit show Yellowjackets and growing up as a child actor, Michael Lloyd reflects on making the famous soundtrack to Dirty Dancing, Kemp Powers talks about breaking ground with the powerful animated film Soul, Tranna Wintour and Allison Dore look back on 30 years of A League of Their Own and Buffy th…
 
This is our last podcast before our summer break, so we’ve selected some of our favourite conversations of the last year. ART: We celebrate Patrick Hughes’s birthday, talk to Tracey Emin about battling cancer and to gallerist James Burch about drinking with Francis Bacon. BOOKS: Rose Tremain tells us about her novel ‘Lily’, Barbara Taylor Bradford …
 
Canadian music legend Anne Murray reflects on her groundbreaking career and lifelong love of Nova Scotia in a new CBC documentary about her life, Anne Murray: Full Circle. Culture reporter and author Kaitlyn Tiffany argues that teenage fangirls have helped shape the Internet as we know it and deserve more credit than they often getPeter Saville on …
 
It was a brisk April morning in 1990 when a woman walking her dog stopped cold in her tracks. She reeled back from something strange and disturbing blocking the drainage tile: a human skull. Forensic examination showed that it was the remains of Joan Webster, the 25-year-old Harvard graduate student whose disappearance had rattled the community and…
 
Canadian author M.T. Khan reveals how the pandemic changed the course of her life and how it helped her finish her book Nura and the Immortal Palace. Folk icon Judy Collins discusses her long career, why 80 is the new 20 and her latest album, Winter Stories. Nora Guthrie looks back at the music of her legendary father, Woody. Sobey Art Award winner…
 
Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis discusses his latest album, The Democracy! Suite, and why he thinks jazz is the perfect metaphor for democracy. Toronto-based poet and musician Mustafa talks about identifying as a folk musician — a fraught term with a complicated history when it comes to Black and racialized artists.…
 
After 400 days, state police in South Carolina are finally close to charging a suspect in connection to the June 2021 murders of Maggie and Paul Murdaugh. Thr Murdaugh family confirmed Tuesday, July 12, the suspect who will face charges is none other than Alex Murdaugh — Maggie's husband and Paul's father. Alex's brother, John Marvin Murdaugh, conf…
 
This is a super quick message to let you know we'll be having a You're Wrong About West Coast mini tour in September. We'll be going to Portland on 9/16, Seattle (9/18), Los Angeles (9/20) and San Francisco (9/22). There will be music and guests, and if it goes well we may do more of these in more cities. I am letting you know in this quick announc…
 
Demi Moore talks about her memoir, Inside Out, where she dives deep into the events that shaped her, and gets to the bottom of why she — one of Hollywood's most successful actors — struggled with insecurity and inner turmoil. Actor Bilal Baig reflects on the creation of their award winning CBC comedy series, Sort Of, and becoming the first Canadian…
 
Vancouver-based artist Ken Lum discusses his work as the co-founder of Monument Lab, a studio dedicated to critically engaging with public art and historical monuments. Actor Lucy Liu fills us in on her return to the small screen with Why Women Kill, a dark comedy-drama that follows three couples who live in the same Pasadena mansion in three diffe…
 
This week our guest is Jake Fiennes, Ralph’s younger brother and Joseph’s twin, but doing a very different job from his famous siblings as the Director of Conservation at Holkham Hall in north Norfolk. At the Earl of Leicester’s ancestral 25,000 acre estate, Jake is causing a stir with his radical approach to helping nature recover from intensive f…
 
In this episode, Tim talks with author and neuroscientist, Professor Shane O'Mara about his wonderful book, In Praise of Walking. Walking is the miracle movement you were made to do and its benefits go well beyond what you might imagine. Shane is also an expert in Zombies. To hear his Zombie Ted Talk, click here: https://youtu.be/pkv7wz7hCAI To rea…
 
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