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National Portrait Gallery

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Art, biography, history and identity collide in this podcast from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. Join Director Kim Sajet as she chats with artists, historians, and thought leaders about the big and small ways that portraits shape our world.
 
A Good Podcast About Bad Relationships. Every Wednesday and Sunday, Alicia and Stacie take you on a comedic ride through 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 abou ...
 
Learn from history's greatest entrepreneurs. Every week I read a biography of an entrepreneur and find ideas you can use in your work. This quote explains why: "There are thousands of years of history in which lots and lots of very smart people worked very hard and ran all types of experiments on how to create new businesses, invent new technology, new ways to manage etc. They ran these experiments throughout their entire lives. At some point, somebody put these lessons down in a book. For v ...
 
A podcast about the Golden Age of Piracy in the Caribbean, the real men and women that threatened the trade and stability of the Old World empires, the forces that led them to piracy and the myths and stories they inspired. Famous names like Captain Henry Morgan, Henry Avery, Charles Vane, Mary Reed, Anne Bonny, Black Bart Roberts, Ned Low, and Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach will rub elbows with Queens, Kings, Popes, rebellious monks, Caribbean Natives, African Slaves and notorious governors like ...
 
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My Dark Path

MF Thomas, Creator & Host

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My Dark Path explores the fringes of history, science, and the paranormal. In every episode, creator and host MF Thomas illuminates a topic taken from the dark corners of our world. Combining his personal, on-location research with insights from experts, researchers and historians, every episode will intrigue, excite, and perhaps, send a shiver down your spine. Visit www.mydarkpath.com for more information.
 
The podcast focuses on the lives and times of great historical figures that have mostly fallen through the cracks of our collective memories. We may have heard of these people, but they don't get the attention that some do. Here, they get their due. http://almostforgotten.squarespace.com on Twitter: @thealmostforgot
 
The Stand with Eamon Dunphy is a current affairs, sport and culture podcast posting five or more episodes each week. Editor and Presenter - Eamon Dunphy As a former professional and international soccer player Eamon was capped 23 times for Ireland. He has been a writer and broadcaster for over 40 years and written five best selling books including an early memoir Only a Game?, U2’s biography Unforgettable Fire, Sir Matt Busby’s biography A Strange Kind of Glory, Roy Keane’s autobiography Kea ...
 
Follow the audio shiurim, lectures and speeches of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, global religious leader, philosopher, author of over 30 books and moral voice for our time. Rabbi Sacks served as Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth between September 1991 and September 2013. A full biography - together with an extensive online archive of Rabbi Sacks' work - is available at www.rabbisacks.org or you can follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @rabbisacks.
 
Verbal Highs is a long-form interview podcast with people who create & innovate in their chosen art form, vocation, back shed, main stage, peer group, or shower cubicle. Based in Tāmaki Makaurau, New Zealand, Lewis Tennant explores the lives & thoughts of the likes of musicians, writers, film makers, actors, and comedians... as well as hosting those that make things happen side of stage, below the line, and under the radar. Please like Dr Tennant's Verbal Highs on Facebook, follow @verbalhig ...
 
Celebrity memoirs aren’t like normal books—they’re fun! Join comedians Steven Phillips-Horst (@gossipbabies) & Lily Marotta (@lilyblueyez) as they rifle through the diaries of drug-addled starlets, oddly obsessive restaurateurs, brass-knuckled female realtors, and boring gay politicians’ even more boring gay husbands, finding fertile ground for searing cultural insights and juicy gossip. Martinis not included. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Your new favorite podcast about your new favorite horror media. Each week we provide a movie review, history report, biography, or something entirely bizarre! With episodes ranging from slasher classics like Friday the 13th to harrowing accounts of paranormal cryptids, with event coverage and creepypasta in between, we pride ourselves on having something for every gore-loving goon. If you are a horror-loving content creator, scientist, historian, musician, or other variation of spooky nerd, ...
 
Author and journalist Shon Faye talks with LGBTQ trailblazers who have something important, interesting or enlightening to say about what it means to be queer in the world today. Featuring conversations with queer elders, Call Me Mother gives you the language you need to grapple with “new” experiences by showing that you belong to a much broader history. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Not just another geek podcast, Geek History Lesson guides you through the fictional biography of a pop culture character! Diving deep into the history of superhero, film, tv and comic book characters. Each episode hosts Jason Inman and Ashley Victoria Robinson will have animated debates, recommended reading and bad impressions. Enter your mind university! You’ll geek out, grin and learn!
 
This podcast will be very much an auto-biography of Darvin with no direct focus on any one thing. I love being inquisitive and I love searching deeper to find out what I really think on things. I figured, if Im thinking through life, why not share those thoughts with the world! Join me every week and see what Im thinking on next!
 
Daylight podcast is the first Sinhala podcast dedicated to education. Now we have started our phase 2 with Ruwantha @ Vindy. In this new season, we are talking about educational things, things about medicine and technology, biography, curious stories and much more. Subscribe to our podcast and stay tuned for our next episode.
 
We've all been taught to venerate the dead. Where's the fun in that?! No one can take all their rotten secrets to the grave. Humans are just trash monsters that make mistakes, rub together and make more humans. So, let's grab some beers, bury inhibitions and dig up some dirt on history's most iconic departed.
 
The podcast is a single hosted biography-style show that is informative utilizing historical context. It is the re-telling of an athlete's life story through newspaper clippings and youtube videos. The host adds his own opinion on the athlete's performance based on stats found online at profootballreference.com. It is not connected to the NFL in any way. The podcast is strictly written and produced by a guy who loves history and football.
 
Join host Rivers Langley and his hilarious pals on an intrepid expedition through the world of ridiculous news items, oft-forgotten pop culture, deep dives on a theme, and whatever else on L.A.'s longest-running independent comedy podcast, "The Goods from the Woods"! "The Goods from the Woods" will leave you enlightened. It will leave you enraptured. You will find yourself changed, daddy! Also, you will laugh.
 
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How much does the average person know about Alexander Hamilton (1755 or 1757 – 1804)? Would we have guessed that this hero of many fiscal conservatives wrote, “A national debt, if it is not excessive will be to us a national blessing; it will be a powerful cement of our union…?” Most of us know that he was killed by his political enemy Aaron Burr i…
 
On this roundup episode of the Banned Biographies Podcast, your host, Tom Austin-Morgan, is back to let you know what’s been going on since the Aaron Pendergast Interview episode went out and what you can expect from the next one. Firstly, I’d like to thank Aaron for the time he took to talk to me last month, again, apologies to you and him that th…
 
Mark Tighe talks to Eamon about John Delaney and the investigation by the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement into matters at the FAI while John Delaney was Chief Executive there. Mark Tighe is a reporter at the Sunday Independent and author of Champagne Football. Recorded on 28th June 2022. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
 
Benjamin Franklin grew up in a devout Protestant family with limited prospects for wealth and fame. By hard work, limitless curiosity, native intelligence, and luck (what he called "providence"), Franklin became one of Philadelphia's most prominent leaders, a world recognized scientist, and the United States' leading diplomat during the War for Ind…
 
In this episode, Rivers and Carter are hangin' out at Disgraceland with comedians Holly Perkins and Seth Pomeroy! We start this one off with maybe the most intense energy drink we've ever tried which contains 344mgs of caffeine. This sets the table for an absolutely crazy episode covering summer jams, some recent revelations regarding a certain NFL…
 
William Paterson and five ships full of colonists set sail for Darien, and begin to build the colony of New Caledonia. The Pirate History Podcast is a member of the Airwave Media Podcast Network. If you’d like to advertise on The Pirate History Podcast, please contact sales@advertisecast.com Sources : Darien : A Journey in Search of Empire by John …
 
Saint John of Damascus (December 4), the great defender of Orthodoxy against the iconoclasts, was falsely accused of plotting against the Caliph of Damascus through the intrigues of the iconoclast Emperor Leo the Isaurian (reigned 717-741). The Caliph ordered St John's hand to be cut off for his suspected treachery. The saint asked for the severed …
 
Princess Leia Organa was one of the Rebel Alliance's greatest leaders, fearless on the battlefield and dedicated to ending the tyranny of the Empire in the Star Wars universe. It's time to dive into the in-between movie history of the daughter of Padmé Amidala and Anakin Skywalker! Special thanks to Meredith Harris for the research/writing assist o…
 
What I learned from reading John D: The Founding Father of the Rockefellers by David Freeman Hawke. Listen to every full episode for $10 a month or $99 a year. The key ideas you'll learn pays for the subscription cost thousands of times over. WHAT OTHER PEOPLE ARE SAYING: “Founders is the only podcast I pay for and it’s worth 100x the cost.” “I’ve …
 
“The Album” is a documentary on the evolution of the record industry told from the perspective of art directors and photographers who created the most memorable art in music history. Veteran Art Director and director Kevin Hosmann speaks to top creators of their day to discuss the development of the art synonymous with the music you know and love. …
 
He is counted as one of the Holy Unmercenary Physicians. "This saint was born of rich and eminent parents in ancient Rome, where he studied all the secular wisdom of that time, devoting himself in particular to the study of medicine. Sampson was a compassionate and liberal physician, and gave the sick medicine for both soul and body, counselling ea…
 
Episode Notes Where we think of a name and read the finished story. . We learn: Gertrude got drunk while getting sushi It took a while, but we finally thought of a name Glen has to actually read this turd . . Listen anywhere: https://nuzzlehouse.start.page Support Nuzzle House by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/nuzzle-h…
 
Louie Vito is a badass snowboarder. He’s an Olympian, a US Grand Prix Champion, a Dew Tour Champion, an X Games medalist, and he comes from a 300 vertical foot hill in Ohio. He also seems to know everyone form celebrities to pro athletes, he’s competed in Dancing With The Stars, he’s been in a Hollywood blockbuster movie and he’s pretty humble abou…
 
Happy last Monday of Pride Month, Goons, and welcome to a Call Your Ghoulfriends episode here on Slashers Podcast. Today, we are going all out and full on drag queen with our episode on Death Drop Gorgeous. You can view this one on Tubi or Shudder, and I'm sure Prime and other platforms, but Tubi is free, so if you don't want to cough up the cash, …
 
Watch Linda Emond read an excerpt from bestselling author Kathy Reichs' latest audiobook COLD, COLD BONES.Learn more: https://bit.ly/3OjD1Nb#1 New York Times bestselling thriller writer Kathy Reichs returns with her twenty-first tale of suspense featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan who, after receiving a box containing a human eyeba…
 
We are closing our 14th season with some big league stories! First, Stacie has the wild tale of what may be California's most expensive divorce ever, that of former Los Angeles Dodgers owners Jamie and Frank McCourt. Then, Alicia returns to the almost unbelievable life of film producer Robert Evans, who charted a fascinating and spiderweb-intensive…
 
For years he lived the ascetic life in a crude tree- house he had fashioned in the branches of an almond tree. Then he moved to Thessaly, where he continued his life of fasting, prayer and vigil, cleansing his soul and being made worthy to perform many miracles. Once, when the Emperor Justinian visited him, he took a live coal in his bare hand and …
 
Niall Stanage talks to Eamon about the January 6th Committee Public Hearings in Washington and, as news came through, about the US Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade. Niall Stanage is Associate Editor for The Hill and White House columnist for that publication. Recorded on 24th June 2022. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out i…
 
Though the daughter of a Roman senator and a great beauty, she fled the world and entered a monastery in Mesopotamia. (So great was her beauty that the abbess had her stand behind a screen while reading to her monastic sisters.) At that time the Emperor Diocletian sent a certain Selenus, along with his nephew Lysimachus, on a mission to find and de…
 
Spoiler alert: we talked too much! This week’s VIP Lounge (out Friday) is everything we couldn’t fit in the main ep. To hear it all, join us at patreon.com/cbcthepod Also— it’s your last chance to get tickets to our live show this Friday in NYC. The book is very good. Do it: https://www.axs.com/events/435092/celebrity-book-club-tickets?skin=mhow Se…
 
Hugo Marcus (1880–1966) was a man of many names and many identities. Born a German Jew, he converted to Islam and took the name Hamid, becoming one of the most prominent Muslims in Germany prior to World War II. He was renamed Israel by the Nazis and sent to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp before escaping to Switzerland. He was a gay man who n…
 
The wonderful story of the Forerunner's conception and birth is told in the first chapter of the Gospel according to Luke. Together with the Most Holy Theotokos and Christ Himself, both his conception and his birth are commemorated as Feasts of the Church. His name, Johanan in Hebrew, means "The Lord is Gracious."  The Prologue adds: "The news of t…
 
Shon speaks to Donna Personna, an American trans campaigner and writer who, as a teenager, frequented the famous Gene Compton’s Cafeteria in San Francisco. In 1966, three years before the Stonewall Riots in New York, it became the site of the Compton’s Cafeteria riots – one of the first-known LGBTQ+ riots in the USA. When Donna finds out about the …
 
Verona Murphy talks to Eamon about food and energy poverty and the increased cost of haulage brought on by fuel inflation, regulatory compliance, and trade diversion. Verona Murphy is Independent TD for Wexford and former President of the Irish Road Haulage Association. Recorded on 22nd June 2022. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out infor…
 
Grant from Thought Cops joins us for astronomer, exobiologist and dank boy Carl Sagan. Sagan was a man that taught millions about the wonders of the universe, but he also kept some very horny scientist friends. We explore the amazing career of this 20th century scientist, from the US space race, to Dolphin boners.…
 
Srilata Raman's book The Transformation of Tamil Religion: Ramalinga Swamigal and Modern Dravidian Sainthood (Routledge, 2022) analyses the religious ideology of a Tamil reformer and saint, Ramalinga Swamigal of the 19th century and his posthumous reception in the Tamil country and sheds light on the transformation of Tamil religion that both his w…
 
Howard Gardner's Frames of Mind was that rare publishing phenomenon--a mind-changer. Widely read by the general public as well as by educators, this influential book laid out Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences. It debunked the primacy of the IQ test and inspired new approaches to education; entire curricula, schools, museums, and parents' g…
 
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