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Hysterical History

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Hysterical History

Alexis Lord and Hailey Strickon

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Hysterical History is a comedy podcast where Alexis and Hailey, friends and history lovers, tell each other wacky yet factual stories from the past. Join them every TUESDAY for laughs and weird history realness. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy childen’s books: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
 
This podcast is an introduction to Anglophone literature, from ancient times to the present, done by a Ph.D. with lots of books and musical instruments. A typical episode offers a summary of a work, or part of a work of literature, followed by some historical analysis. The episodes include original music, some comedy songs, and goofy jokes. You can listen to the shows in any order, although from time to time, episodes will make brief mention of previous or upcoming ones.
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the sands of the Arabian desert, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
Welcome to your new favourite book club. If you enjoy deep dives into the greatest books ever written, you will love Hardcore Literature. Provocative poems, evocative epics, and life-changing literary analyses. We don’t just read the great books - we live them. Together we’ll suck the marrow out of Shakespeare, Homer, and Tolstoy. We’ll relish the most moving art ever committed to the page and stage from every age. Join us on the reading adventure of a lifetime.
 
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So Many Damn Books

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So Many Damn Books

Christopher Hermelin + Drew Broussard

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Christopher (@cdhermelin) and Drew (@drewsof) talk about reading, literature, publishing, and trying to make it through their never-dwindling stack of things to read. All with a themed drink in their hands. Recorded at the Damn Library in Brooklyn, NY. For show info, book lists, and drink recipes, visit somanydamnbooks.com
 
CraftLit is—>Annotated Audiobooks for Busy People Love the classics (or wish you did) *** No time to pick up a book? Not any more! *** This weekly annotated audiobook podcast presents curated classic literature in a serialized format. The host—Heather Ordover—"teaches to the joke" by filling in any relevant tidbits before listening to the next chapter of the book. *** Callers regularly send in voicemail comments for play on the air to keep the "book club" vibe going. *** The podcast has been ...
 
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What It Takes

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What It Takes

Academy of Achievement

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Revealing, intimate conversations with visionaries and leaders in the arts, science, technology, public service, sports and business. These engaging personal stories are drawn from interviews with the American Academy of Achievement, and offer insights you’ll want to apply to your own life.
 
The Daily Gardener is a Monday - Friday Gardening Podcast. ⏰ Every day the show features: 🗞 Garden News & Advice 🏰 Botanical History & Literature 🖌 📚 An Inspiring Garden Book Recommendation 🌟 Botanic Sparks - Stories to Grow a Gardener’s Heart ❤️🌸🌱 Note to writers and creatives: I love highlighting the work of folks who write about botany, horticulture, and gardening. So if you fall into that category please reach out. Read more & connect on Social Media or at thedailygardener.org
 
In which our intrepid heroes (Hub and Cory) endeavor to read and discuss the entire New Teen Titans series AND the entire Defenders series. Using only their wits, Hub's comic book collection, and a not insignificant amount of alcohol, these brave men attempt the Sisyphean task of wringing coherence from the four color world of 70's/80's comics. Which is to say that my brother Cory and I get our swerve on and read some comics. Join us, won't you?
 
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This week, we take a look at on of the great writers from Shanghai's 1930's modernist moment. Shi Zhecun is one of the New Sensationalist (新感觉派), and his story, "One Evening in the Rainy Season" follows the story of a man who is following a woman one rainy Shanghai night. Is he a creeper? Is he just a normal person in this metropolis? We stay insid…
 
Book Talk @ 16:40 Other Book Stuff In need of an extra surreal, brutal, and heartfelt scifi novel? Check out Justin's book . Warning: it is weird. FOR FB EVENT TUESPlease Register here to get the meeting link for the FREE weekly chat: FOR FB EVENT THURSPlease Register here to get the meeting link for the FREE ongoing weekly chat:…
 
If you're enjoying the Hardcore Literature Show, there are two ways you can show your support and ensure it continues: 1. Please leave a quick review on iTunes. 2. Join in the fun over at the Hardcore Literature Book Club: patreon.com/hardcoreliterature Thank you so much. Happy listening and reading! - Benjamin…
 
In the third episode of Europe Readr The Riveting Interview podcast, the journalist and presenter Rosie Goldsmith meets Axel Lindén, a Swedish author who lives with his family on a farm in southern Sweden. Axel talks about his relation with nature, his decision to move to the countryside and the current climate crisis. He debuted with a book on she…
 
The land is not just ancient but “antique,” and while many of its artifacts end up as the possessions of distant museums, they may yet be capable of overpowering their audiences. Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “Ozymandias” is traditionally taken as an exploration of hubris, and of the obliviating effect of time on power and its pretensions. But the poem al…
 
Mysteries! Beloved by adults and children alike, it's hard to imagine a genre with a more universal appeal. But what makes mysteries so compelling? What is it about mysteries - and human beings, for that matter - that makes mysteries so seductive? And how do authors like Shakespeare and J.K. Rowling turn the mechanics of mystery into the highest ar…
 
This week Howard takes the helm with a much needed steady hand as he tackles Audrey Niffenegger's debut novel in the only way he knows how. By rehashing some of his previous work. Todays offering includes sci-fi quizzes, jingles, and even a brand new sponsor. Exciting! Hosts: Howard grater and Sam Sheldon 'The Time Traveller's Wife' Written by: How…
 
439. Part 2 of our interview with Shreveport Writers' Club. Since 1935, the Shreveport Writers Club has been a support group for writers. SWC includes writers from all stages of life in all genres and styles of writing. Many of them are published authors, and others simply enjoy sharing their thoughts in written form with other people who love word…
 
This week on Critical Hit, a Major Spoilers Real Play Podcast: If you had a big wad of credits, what would you buy? Character sheets for characters at level 6 are available at Patreon.com/MajorSpoilers Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at Patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure Critical H…
 
Joie and I talk about Smoke, by Ivan Turgenev and about her book, An Unofficial Marriage. Buy Smoke: https://www.amazon.com/Smoke-Alma-Classics-Ivan-Turgenev/dp/1847493165/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3QD34D4CD6BW6&dchild=1&keywords=smoke%2C+ivan+turgenev&qid=1634162167&sr=8-1 Buy The Unofficial Marriage: https://www.amazon.com/Unofficial-Marriage-Novel-Joie-Da…
 
Why exactly does Antony Ferrara keep ancient brain-eating beetles? Sax Rohmer, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you, and we really appreciate your support. We’ve set it up so that for a five-dollar monthly dona…
 
Let's go back to the groovy '70s and take on all the street gangs while we try to get back a book of pure evil, shall we? Or perhaps we can just check out Army of Darkness 1979 #2 from Dynamite Entertainment. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure Due…
 
Spooky season is here, and with it comes candy and treats you give out to all the kids (of any age). But, if you don't want your house egged this year, you should probably not try and give us these candies. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at Patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure The T…
 
Mark Arnold discusses and reads from “Aaaaalllviiinnn!”: The Story Of Ross Bagdasarian Sr., Liberty Records, Format Films And The Alvin Show (BearManor Media, 2019), an account of the life and works of the creator of The Chipmunks, “Witch Doctor,” and more, a.k.a. David Seville. bearmanor-digital.myshopify.com abookanditsauthor@gmail.com…
 
Amanda and Jenn discuss contemporary virgin heroines, dinner book-clubs, autumnal and/or spooky reads, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. Links Book Riot 10th Anniversary Merch We’re hiring a Sales Manager! For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list o…
 
Today in botanical history, we celebrate a fun little story from the White House, a New Zealand writer, and a pop culture film that debuted on this day 27 years ago today. We'll hear an excerpt from an Eva Ibbotson book. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that promotes an awareness of and appreciation for Georgia’s rich garden heritage. And t…
 
#PDAlleva #Interviews #WritingCommunity PD Alleva is back and we talk about a little bit of everything. We start with challenging established tropes when we talk about his work, Golem. We then talk about life, the universe and everything and the battles between love and fear in the world today. Sponsors PD Alleva Golem - Someone's creation can trul…
 
Did you know the mafia originated in southern Italy? Red didn't! Just one of the many adventures in learning you too can have by listening to the Overly Sarcastic Podcast! This week we tackle Sicily, fridging, and harass Blue into watching the Mummy (1999). Our podcast, like our videos, sometimes touches on the violence, assaults, and murders your …
 
Kelly and Erica dive into recent YA books that explore mental health and highlight some really pretty graphic novels. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we …
 
Please join our conversation with @azizzlll as he takes us through his colorful interpretation of Khaleejiness. Abdulaziz talks to us about the role of social media in his practice and his exploration of masculinity and expression through the series of "Raised by the Wolves" and various other works.By Shamsa Alameemi, Salem AlSuwaidi, Abdulaziz Alhosni
 
Today in botanical history, we celebrate a French writer and poet, an adorable poem called Song of October that's kind of faded into obscurity, and a Forester's advice about pine needles. We'll hear an excerpt from an English writer often called the prince of paradox. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a lovely recipe book as we settle into fall - i…
 
#WritingCommunity #Interviews #IndieComics #Booktube Daphne Lage joins the show. Daphne and I have a great chat about making a living as a creative. We talk about breaking the comfort zone as an artist, and as a business, and both are focused on greatly. Daphne's talent speaks for itself, and her comics are awesome. This was a fun one. Sponsors PD …
 
This week, we discuss Juliet Takes a Breath from BOOM! Studios. We also review Mazebook #2, Justice League Infinity #4, and Savage Hearts #4. We discuss Saga's return, and more Astro City! Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at http://patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure the Major Spoile…
 
Donald Starzinski, M.D., Ph.D. has had the privilege of education in both Western and Eastern Medicine. Initial undergraduate work at the University of Minnesota was in Engineering and Social Sciences. Doctoral Studies resulted in a Ph.D. in Psychopharmacology with his thesis involving and aggression. Subsequent medical (M.D.) training led to a Neu…
 
Stories within stories within stories! Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out Wi…
 
Today in botanical history, we celebrate a Dutch botanical illustrator, a writer from New Orleans, and a hymn writer - who wrote over 400 hymns. We'll hear an excerpt from Terri Irwin - just fabulous - wife of the late great Steve Irwin. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about Living on the Land. A hot topic since 2020. And then we'll wrap t…
 
#Interviews #WritingCommunity #Booktube Charleigh Brennan and I had a heck of a chat about therapy, star trek - particularly about why Voyager was terrible and why Deep Space Nine is great, her books, sense of humor, self deprecation and the art of psychology. This was a fun, wide chat, and I think I made a great friend doing this. Sponsors PD Alle…
 
Brenna and Joe are back in Trickster territory as the Canadian Indigenous lit sequel moves sober protagonist Jared to Vancouver and introduces a bevy of new family members, but keeps villainous ex-step father David around for conflict. Up for discussion: our fears for Jared, who refuses to let anyone in, the queer/Chosen family the book spends so m…
 
A new YouTube channel for Culturally Determined ... Meet the man who tweets as William Shakespeare ... The most secret and most grave truths of @Wwm_Shakespeare ... Spying a kind of hope in Shakespearean ambiguity ... Have you heard the joke about the old lady who reads Hamlet for the first time? ... Productions that hold, as 'twere, the mirror up …
 
Spooktober continues! A narrator wanders rooms in his old house, telling the reader stories about his life. Is he an old man responding to a psychological evaluation? Is he a ghost recounting (and selectively editing) his best and worst memories? Will we ever know peace from the miasma of possibilities? Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis…
 
Mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and author of ten books, Joyce Fields joined me today to talk parenting, patience, and why she stopped reading fiction. I also got her to share her family favorite recipes. This episode is guaranteed to make you starving. Support the Best Book Ever Podcast on Patreon Follow the Best Book Ever Podcast on Insta…
 
Today in botanical history, we celebrate a Philadelphia plant lover who we get to know only through his correspondence to other botanists, we’ll also learn about the German palm expert and the man who became a director at Kew - but not before becoming an expert in the graves of the fallen during WWI. We'll hear an excerpt from the amateur gardener …
 
In this episode, friend of the podcast and book club Eric Heiman joins David and Nathan to talk about W.G. Sebald's Rings of Saturn. The three get into the melancholic depiction of entropy eating away so much of human life, the sense of historical vertigo, and the (un)fictionality of the novel. Join the three as they discuss the style, form, and su…
 
Episode 505 of the Wayne’s Comics Podcast has the return of Tyler Chin-Tanner from A Wave Blue World! Tyler discusses four of his company’s latest titles, including Dead Beats 2: London Calling!, Bloody Hel, The Orphan King, and Dead Legends II. As always, he’s got a lot of great variety in the offerings from A Wave Blue World, so we go in-depth on…
 
#ShaniO #illustrations #Interviews #Booktube So while I draw Fullmetal Alchemist stuff and Shani does her work on Jack and the Beanstalk, we have a fun discussion about the merits of an app that you would put your medical information into, as I assume the role of the old man talking about clouds. During this friendly back and forth, I see Shani's d…
 
438. Part 1 of our talk to several members of the Shreveport Writers' Club: Tiffany Pennywell, president. M. L. Dumas, D. L. Holmes, and Lawrence Walton. They and others contributed to the recent anthology, For a Shorter Social Distance Tomorrow: Selected Voices Spotlighting the Pandemic, Lockdown, and Protest Experiences of Northwest Louisiana, ed…
 
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