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Comedian, podcaster and super-fan Iszi Lawrence (The Z List Dead List) presents snippets from the exclusive programme of Members’ lectures at the British Museum, artfully woven together with interviews and musings. The Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’, but we will definitely encourage you to become a Member if you aren’t already! Interested in becoming a Member? You can find out more at britishmuseum.org/membership. Direct your questions ab ...
 
Each week, SpyCast will feature ex-spies, intelligence officers, and authors talking about the world of international intelligence and espionage. SpyCast is hosted by Dr. Andrew Hammond (https://www.spymuseum.org/press/press-archive/2020-press-releases/spy-museum-names-andrew-hammon/) , the museum's Historian & Curator: @spyhistorian (https://twitter.com/spyhistorian) ). Follow us on Twitter @INTLSpyCast (https://twitter.com/INTLSpyCast) . The International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. is ...
 
Trumpet Daily Radio Show brings you a deeper understanding of the Bible and how it connects to your world and your life right now. Trumpet Daily Radio Show is hosted by the executive editor of the Philadelphia Trumpet newsmagazine and presenter of the Trumpet Daily television program, Stephen Flurry. Stephen Flurry brings you a wide-ranging variety of topics from British politics to American morality to the Middle Eastern balance of power to Asian economics to principles of living to Bible p ...
 
A young doctor, former student of the legal and medical expert Dr. John Thorndyke, finds himself almost accidentally drawn into a case in which a man has vanished. Perhaps he has died; perhaps not;but the issue is very important because the will that he has left behind is curiously -- annoyingly curiously -- worded. Fortunately, Dr. Thorndyke's rationality combined with his forensic skills, bring the case to a conclusion, while the young doctor meets the love of his life in the Egyptian room ...
 
A weekly podcast that invites you to walk a mile in the shoes of a stranger and listen to their story. Nominated 'Best New Podcast' at the 2019 British Podcast Awards! All stories and shoes are part of Empathy Museum’s ‘A Mile in My Shoes’ project – an interactive shoe shop which tours internationally. This podcast is best experienced while walking! Please be aware that some stories are more appropriate for adult listeners. Produced by Loftus Media.
 
Fraunces Tavern Museum’s mission is to preserve and interpret the history of the American Revolutionary era through public education. This mission is fulfilled through the interpretation and preservation of the Museum's collections, landmarked buildings and varied public programs that serve the community. You can stand in the room where General Washington said farewell to his officers and explore seven additional galleries that focus on America's War for Independence and the preservation of ...
 
Capital, Volume I is the first of three volumes in Karl Marx’s monumental work, Das Kapital, and the only volume to be published during his lifetime, in 1867.Marx’s aim in Capital, Volume I is to uncover and explain the laws specific to the capitalist mode of production and of the class struggles rooted in these capitalist social relations of production. Marx said himself that his aim was “to bring a science [i.e. political economy] by criticism to the point where it can be dialectically rep ...
 
Bletchley Park is the home of British codebreaking and a birthplace of modern information technology. It played a major role in World War Two, producing secret intelligence which had a direct and profound influence on the outcome of the conflict. The site is now a museum and heritage attraction, open daily. The Bletchley Park Podcast brings you fascinating stories from Veterans, staff and volunteers on the significance and continued relevance of this site today.
 
Rick Steves Britain and Ireland Audio Tours provide humorous and insightful commentary on the art and history of Britain and Ireland's most notable museums and historic sites. Each tour includes a PDF companion map, downloadable at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours. Subscribe to get them all! Excerpted from the Rick Steves London, Ireland, and Scotland guidebooks. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for these destinations at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.
 
Every week the Flixwatcher crew team up with other podcasters to talk about what to watch on Netflix! Flixwatcher is hosted by Helen Sadler and Kobi Omenaka. Every episode discusses and rates a film from Netflix as chosen by special guests from other podcasts using our unique Flixwatcher scoring system. We tackle classic films including Woody Allen's "Manhattan" and "Pulp Fiction" , Netflix Originals such as "Amanda Knox" and "Beasts of No Nation" through to bargain bin b-movies such as Shar ...
 
Ex-British Paratrooper and history fanatic Bruce Crompton is on a mission and he believes the amazing deeds of forgotten war heroes can help him. Due to the ongoing pandemic, museums all around the world are in danger of closing. If that happens the history contained within them will be lost from the public forever. In this series, inspired by unique museum items and personal artefacts, Bruce narrates incredible tales from the Second World War. He hopes that by telling these true stories, re ...
 
In the ancient University town of Noxford (which is definitely not Oxford), Donald McQueen is Professor Emeritus of Bibliography and a Fellow of both Timor Mortis College and Unrewley House. McQueen's adventures begin one morning when he finds the ear-trumpet of Death in the anteroom of the Fellows’ Library at his College, and discovers its miraculous power to eavesdrop upon any time or place, any reality, and to hear even the thoughts of the people and animals around him. All the while, he ...
 
Chels and Jim are best friends who like to talk about stuff that doesn't have answers in ill-informed ways. More specifically, they're having a chat about British ghosts, myths, and legends. They'll also do murder.Outside of the podcast, Jim presents stuff on telly and Chels has a book out, which makes her feel better about her other soulless job in PR.Formerly 'The Slab'
 
For the Irish historian John Bagnell Bury, history should be treated as a science and not a mere branch of literature. Many contemporary histories written in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century were poetic and heroic in tone, blending fact and fiction, myths and legends. They sometimes relied on sources from Shakespeare and classical poets. For Bury, the facts of history may be legendary or romantic in nature, but they should be recounted in a scholarly and non-judgmental manner, ...
 
QUEER RECOLLECTIONS explores contemporary Queer British History, with flair, curiosity and purpose, by speaking to those who have lived it and those who are preserving this fragile heritage. In 2020, there exists no queer museum, the subject isn't widely taught, and both physical queer spaces and older activists are dying out. To rectify this, I (Will) speak to DJs, archivists, activists, booksellers, historians who are working to preserve, celebrate, and share British queer history for all ...
 
CULTURE ALT features interviews of the world's culture and lifestyle icons, from international artists to award winning film directors, designers, Michelin Star chefs, best luxury travel spots and much more. Interviews by Maia Morgensztern, journalist and broadcaster. Podcasts in English and in French www.culturealt.com Instagram @maiamorgen
 
Hosted by Richard Cutland a 30 year Veteran of the British Army serving with the Royal Tank Regiment. Tank Nuts is an in-depth conversation with the best guests from the Historical and Military World including authors, stuntmen, veterans, celebrities and everything in between. All with incredible and fascinating life stories and a vast amount of knowledge to share.
 
The EUNIC London Podcast Series EUNICAST: Meet Visionary Europeans is a brand new podcast series presenting some of Europe’s most talented and respected artists, performers and influencers expressing their opinions on the arts and current affairs and sharing their life stories and artistic influences. A podcast series of EUNIC London (European National Institutes for Culture) presents seven episodes featuring in-depth interviews with leading European personalities from the field of arts, mus ...
 
We are Banging Book Club, three friends who decided to read a book about sex and gender every month. Every episode we bang out the blunders and best bits of our reads, on top of a little bit about our own experiences with all things banging. Basically, we’re the baddest bitches in the sex book genre and we want to take you along for the ride. For updates and a reading list follow us on Twitter & Instagram @bangingbookclub
 
Ben Franklin’s World is a podcast about early American history. It is a show for people who love history and for those who want to know more about the historical people and events that have impacted and shaped our present-day world. Each episode features a conversation with an historian who helps us shed light on important people and events in early American history.
 
The Middle East Centre, founded in 1957 at St Antony’s College is the centre for the interdisciplinary study of the modern Middle East in the University of Oxford. Centre Fellows teach and conduct research in the humanities and social sciences with direct reference to the Arab world, Iran, Israel and Turkey, with particular emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. However, during our regular Friday seminar series, attracting a wide audience, our distinguished speakers bring topics ...
 
Carolyn Cash hosts the royal news radio podcast show, Right Royal Roundup since 2014, focusing mostly on the British, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch, Belgian, Spanish, Thai and Tongan Royal Families, and the Imperial Family of Japan. Carolyn has covered the following royal visits. * The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Sydney Opera House, the Royal Easter Show and St Andrew's Cathedral in 2014. * King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway at the Australian National Maritime Museum, the R ...
 
Charles Darwin is one of most famous scientists of the nineteenth century, but what was he like as a child, a father and a husband? How did his emotional response to the world affect his scientific theories? And how widespread is his influence today? This album looks at Darwin's rich and complex legacy. Ruth Padel, one of his direct descendants, offers a series of unique insights into Darwin the man, through recollections of childhood conversations with her grandmother, readings from family ...
 
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In our Season 2, Episode 6 we take a look at Dunvegan Provincial Park, Maritime Museum of British Columbia, Newman Wine Vaults. In our Para-Media segment we team up again with the T+E channel to take a look at season 3 of Haunted Hospitals, the show airs on T+E Wednesdays @ 8pm ET/PT. In the next episode of PFC listen for a exclusive interview with…
 
Iszi Lawrence (Terrible Lizards, The British Museum Membercast) and Simon Dunn (setisoppO podcast) return to Flixwatcher remotely to review Iszi’s choice Galaxy Quest. Galaxy Quest is a 1999 comedy homage and parody of sci-fi of the 70s and Star Trek and its fans. It stars stars Tim Allen as Commander Taggart/Jason, Sigourney Weaver as Lieutenant T…
 
In this lecture recorded March 11, 2021, Donald Johnson explores how, in the midst of British military occupation, men and women from a variety of backgrounds navigated harsh conditions, mitigated threats to their families and livelihoods, took advantage of new opportunities, and balanced precariously between revolutionary and royal attempts to sec…
 
[04:10] Obama’s Gun Grab (14 mins) Never let a crisis go to waste has always been the Obama administration’s unofficial motto. After two recent shootings, Joebama is using the crisis to implement unconstitutional gun restrictions. In this segment, I talk about Joe Biden’s unconstitutional gun reform orders. [18:10] What Hunter Doesn’t Mention (17 m…
 
[03:20] Father of Lies (15 minutes) Lying, deception and dishonesty are the new normal for big media in America. Consider CBS’s recent hit job on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. Governor DeSantis and other officials in Florida provided CBS with statements and facts that debunked their story on his vaccine rollout. CBS ignored those statements and ra…
 
[01:50] Obama’s Third Term (7 minutes) Fake president Biden’s press secretary said again this week that Joe and Barack are in regular contact. Again, we are reminded of who is really running Biden’s illegitimate administration? [08:30] Jim Crow Voting Laws? (10 minutes) Fake president Biden said Georgia’s new voting laws, which are a massive gift t…
 
EPISODE 2 In this episode we meet one of Europe’s best ballet dancers and artistic thinkers. Tamara Rojo is currently the Artistic Director and Lead Principal Dancer at the English National Ballet. Through her illustrious career so far, she has been Principal Dancer at the Scottish Ballet, has danced with the Kirov, Tokyo and Berlin companies, and …
 
EPISODE 1 In this first episode we speak with Czech native and one of Britain’s foremost journalists, Sir John Tusa. Best known as a BBC News presenter, John is also an author, historian, arts curator, and music lover. In addition to a successful broadcaster career, he was managing director of the BBC World Service and the Barbican Arts Centre, and…
 
[00:30] Vaccine Passport [04:00] America Is Falling Apart Under Biden Since the fake president has entered the White House, enemies of the United States have maximized their opportunity to gain power. Can this “presidency” last a full four years? [25:00] The Youth Crisis Everyone seems to be blaming someone else for the problems with teenagers toda…
 
Continuing our journey through SpyCast’s greatest hits enroute to our relaunch, we arrive on a topic of perennial interest and great importance: intelligence and the US presidency. Just how is information from the intelligence community (IC) conveyed to the president? How have different administrations incorporated intelligence into the political d…
 
What can a portrait reveal about the history of colonial British America? Portraits were both deeply personal and yet collaborative artifacts left behind by people of the past. When historians look at multiple portraits created around the same time and place, their similarities can reveal important social connections, trade relationships, or cultur…
 
[00:30] Lockdown Death Toll (15 minutes) Lockdowns are ruining economies and destroying people’s well-being. The saddest part is that the destruction is completely self-inflicted. [15:30] CBS Smear on DeSantis (10 minutes) CBS is trying to create a scandal out of Florida Governor Ron Desantis’s effective handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Why won’t…
 
This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with English as a second language learners, created in collaboration with the City Lit, Boldface and traditional storyteller Ariane Hadjilias in partnership with the GLA. Raquel's story was produced by Boldface, and is part of a growing collection of footwear and stories hosted by the E…
 
This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with English as a second language learners, created in collaboration with the City Lit, Boldface and traditional storyteller Ariane Hadjilias in partnership with the GLA. Rosalba's story was produced by Boldface, and is part of a growing collection of footwear and stories hosted by the …
 
This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with English as a second language learners, created in collaboration with the City Lit, Boldface and traditional storyteller Ariane Hadjilias in partnership with the GLA. Eva's story was produced by Boldface, and is part of a growing collection of footwear and stories hosted by the Empa…
 
This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with English as a second language learners, created in collaboration with the City Lit, Boldface and traditional storyteller Ariane Hadjilias in partnership with the GLA. Naba's story was produced by Boldface, and is part of a growing collection of footwear and stories hosted by the Emp…
 
This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with English as a second language learners, created in collaboration with the City Lit, Boldface and traditional storyteller Ariane Hadjilias in partnership with the GLA. Jorge's story was produced by Boldface, and is part of a growing collection of footwear and stories hosted by the Em…
 
This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with English as a second language learners, created in collaboration with the City Lit, Boldface and traditional storyteller Ariane Hadjilias in partnership with the GLA. Elena's story was produced by Boldface, and is part of a growing collection of footwear and stories hosted by the Em…
 
In this final, bumper, double number of Volume I of Professor McQueen's Adventures, the tragic story of the seven old ladies locked in the laboratory reaches its grisly climax, and the Professor finally remembers to check the smurf trap in the gardens of Timor Mortis College at Noxford. Cherrytop the Sarcastic Horse again fails to put in an appeara…
 
Thornhill's Pharmacy has overlooked the center of Sayville from the corner of Main Street and Gillette Avenue for over a century. This is actually the second location of Sewell Thornhill's establishment, opened in 1918. When architect Matthew La Piana and his wife were looking for an old building to restore and occupy, something about this thin sli…
 
[00:30] ‘Woke’ Oppressors (21 minutes) “Wokeness” has infected all of the major power centers in America, big media, Big Tech, big government—even big business. [22:00] Propaganda Media (14 minutes) According to award-winning NBC journalist Lester Holt, journalism today does not have a responsibility to be fair. “Fairness is overrated,” Holt said i…
 
April 2021 Our Veterans who served in one of the three women’s auxiliary services during World War Two are always proud of their particular branch and WAAF Daphne Canning is no exception. When Oral History Officer Jonathan Byrne interviewed her in 2017 she was still proud to have worn her ‘Sparks’ badge; the insignia of a Royal Air Force Wireless O…
 
EUNICAST: Meet Visionary Europeans is a brand new EUNIC London podcast series presenting some of Europe’s most talented and respected artists, performers and influencers expressing their opinions on the arts and current affairs and sharing their life stories and artistic influences. Presented by BBC journalist Joe Lynam and prepared under the leade…
 
[00:30] Stand Up to Communism (10 minutes) Poland’s national soccer team refused to kneel before a match against England yesterday, showing the West that it’s important to literally stand against communism. England, along with most Western nations, continue to bow before the Marxist BLM group. [10:00] Trump’s Voice Censored (11 minutes) The Democra…
 
[00:30] Chauvin Trial (16 minutes) The Democrat media complex has already settled on a verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. If the outcome doesn’t satisfy the radical mob, then expect it to be used as a pretext for more violence. [16:30] January 6 Trespassers (20 minutes) U.S. prosecutors are punishing American citizens who attended a rally on Janua…
 
"There are different ways beauty can be expressed" Try on Wendy's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Wendy's story was produced by Meri Fatin and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit visited Perth International Arts Festival. More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-s…
 
Did you ever wish you were 30, flirty and thriving as a teen?! If so we’ve got a treat for you for Flixwatcher 200 episode special with Helen’s choice 13 Going On 30. 3 Going On 30 is a 2004 fantasy rom com starring Jennifer Garner as Jenna Rink and Mark Ruffalo as Matt ‘Matty’ Flamhaff with Judy Greer and Andy Serkis co-starring. 13-year-old Jenna…
 
Kevin Lehane (screenwriter for Grabbers) and Will Collins (screenwriter for Wolfwalkers) from The Best Bits podcast join Flixwatcher to review Kevin’s choice The Karate Kid for episode 200! The Karate Kid is a 1984 martial arts cult classic written by Robert Mark (Taken/Transporter) Kamen and directed by John G. (Rocky) Avildsen. 16-year-old Daniel…
 
[00:30] Day 379 (27 minutes) Remember 15 days to slow the spread? Look at where we are now! Big Medicine and the ruling class are now talking about more lockdowns, more masks, more vaccinations and even vaccine passports! Once you relinquish freedom, it never returns easily. [27:00] Fake Insurrection (10 minutes) The Democrat media complex’s narrat…
 
Josh Campbell lit his cigar and extinguished the match. It was Inauguration Day 2017, and he was on the roof of his Washington D.C. apartment building. As the outgoing Obama’s made their way overhead on a helicopter, he turned to his father who had flown up from Texas for the event and remarked, “I hope Trump is good for the FBI.” Josh Campbell, fo…
 
Have you ever stopped to think about how the United States became a manufacturing nation? Have you ever wondered how the United States developed not just products, but the technologies, knowledge, and machinery necessary to manufacture or produce various products? Lindsay Schakenbach Regele has. Lindsay is an Associate Professor of History at Miami…
 
Welcome to MuseNews, the BCMA’s monthly museum sector news podcast. Each month we recap some of the latest news, happenings, and announcements from museums, galleries, and heritage organizations across BC and beyond. Join Ryan and Lorenda as we explore the latest MuseNews! Featured News: Maritime Museum's director retiring, but effort to build new …
 
[00:30] Suez Canal (8 minutes) The Suez Canal, one of the world’s most critical sea-lanes, has been blocked for days after a massive container ship got stuck in the narrow canal. The blockage has caused massive delays and may cost billions of dollars in trade. In this segment, I talk about how vulnerable global trade is and what role these sea-lane…
 
[00:30] Fake Insurrection (35 minutes) On Sunday, Michael Sherwin, the lead prosecutor pursuing cases against the January 6 protesters, appeared in a CBS interview and made a number of outrageous claims against Donald Trump and his supporters. Sherwin had no problem commenting about ongoing cases and making assumptions without evidence. He speculat…
 
A webinar that explores the complex history binding Iraq and the U.K. from the First World War through the mandate and creation of the Hashemite monarchy, and Britain’s role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq and its aftermath. With Eugene Rogan, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, University of Oxford, and author of The Fall of the Ottomans: The…
 
[03:30] Shifting Narratives (15 minutes) The Democrat media complex is obsessed with race. Before anything was known about the shooter in Boulder, Colorado, on Monday, many started saying that he was a white Trump supporter. When it emerged that the shooter’s name was Ahmad al-Issa and that all 10 of his victims were white, the media quickly shifte…
 
"The role of children in funerals I feel very strongly about" Try on Sue's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Sue's story was produced by Dan Fox and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit visited Lakes Alive Festival. More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/ Fin…
 
Jonathan and Fil from the The Pod Charles Cinecast - the official podcast of The Prince Charles Cinema return to Flixwatcher remotely to review Jonathan’s choice Zodiac. Zodiac is the 2007 David Fincher drama based on the real-life Zodiac Killer that not only killed but also terrorised the San Francisco police and the Chronicle. James Vanderbilt’s …
 
We are in a moment of profound overlapping crises. The landscape of politics and entitlement is being rapidly remade. As movements against colonial legacies and state violence coincide with the rise of authoritarian regimes, it is the lens of racism, and the politics of race, that offers the sharpest focus. The 'hostile environment' and the fallout…
 
[00:30] The Joebama Administration (15 minutes) Yesterday, Joe Biden’s press secretary said that Biden and Barack Obama talk regularly and “our teams are in regular touch about a range of issues.” Who is really running the White House? Who has ever heard of a former president’s “team” coordinating with a sitting president? Not only is Obama really …
 
As we continue ramping up for SpyCast 2.0, featuring a content overhaul and improved audio, we release a real gem on a perennial favorite of the SpyCast community. You literally couldn’t make this one up, it has everything you’d expect to see at Shakespeare’s Globe – betrayal, suspicion, ambition, political machinations, royal intrigue and flabberg…
 
[00:30] Biden’s Stumble (18 minutes) Joe Biden slipped three times going up the stairs to Air Force One on Friday. The White House blamed the wind. The Democrat media complex is utterly unconcerned about Mr. Biden’s physical and mental well-being. Last year, in stark contrast, they were panic-stricken by President Donald Trump’s slow-walk down a we…
 
Mark Torres has uncovered a little-discussed chapter of Long Island history, the conditions under which many migrant farm workers labored on area farms from World War II into the early 1970s. His new book from the History Press details the social, economic, and historical factors that led to Long Island’s migrant labor camps being the focus of much…
 
[00:30] Lockdown for Life (21 minutes) America has reached 368 days to slow the spread of coronavirus with many restrictions, mask mandates and school closures still in place. In Europe, Lockdown 3.0 has arrived. The Trumpet was warning about this at the start of 2020: Once those liberties are taken away, they’re never given back. [22:00] Bible Stu…
 
Sponsored in association with Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali, Founder and Chair, Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute. With Professor Anoush Ehteshami (Professor of International Relations in the School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University) The event is chaired by Dr Stephanie Cronin (St Antony's College, Oxford), Q and A moderated b…
 
March 2021 In our last Oral History Special we brought you the first part of a 2017 interview with former WREN, Mary Sherrard. From 1942 until the end of the war, Mary served at Bletchley Park and then at the Eastcote Bombe Outstation. This helped shaped the rest of her life because it was at Eastcote where she met her future husband John. After or…
 
[01:30] Biden’s Border (27 minutes) Joe Biden has flung America’s Southern border wide open, triggering a massive migration crisis. In the past, Biden has encouraged migrants to “surge” to America’s borders. This week we learned that the crisis has gotten so bad, that Biden’s Department of Homeland Security essentially gave an unofficial gag order …
 
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