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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.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
Created and produced by three best friends, Wishbonafide is a podcast that brings new life to the 90s children’s TV show “Wishbone" and humorously tackles the literary integrity and tween frame story of the original TV program. To check out more content, go to Wishbonafide.com.
 
Depth of Anesthesia is a podcast that critically explores dogmatic clinical practices in anesthesiology. Anesthesiology is full of claims. A claim is a practice decision that we either believe is true or is something we default to. We think that for every claim in anesthesiology, we should know what is supported or refuted by evidence and what claims have no evidence base but stand to reason.
 
This weekly podcast will be hosted by Torie Clarke with co-hosts David Aldridge, Jeanne McManus and Michael Kornheiser. Each week, they'll have entertaining interviews with authors, plus lively discussions about what they are reading, what they love and what they hate! This show will be many things, but boring won't be one of them!
 
A Canadian (Ryan) and a Scot (Amy) talking about the words in the English language that fascinate them most at the moment, looking at their histories and origins and trying to piece together just how they got to where they are today. This is a podcast for anyone interested in etymology (the study of words and their origins/history). If you've ever found yourself happier after discovering some bizarre bit of trivia about a word that you hadn't even given a second thought to (such as how the w ...
 
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Harvey Araton’s new book Our Last Season: A Writer, a Fan, a Friendship (Penguin, 2020), reads like a mix between Tuesdays with Morrie and a sequel to his book When the Garden was Eden (which chronicled the New York Knicks’ early-70s title teams). It’s a book about friendship, aging and of course, basketball. Harvey Araton is one of New York's--and…
 
In a parable seemingly written for our present historical moment, this week’s reading from Matthew dynamites any and all claims made by any and all people on social, moral, economic, civic, legal, or cultural dominance. Pharisees and Herodians—the would-be government of Jerusalem—want to take control away from Caesar's sitting government, itself a …
 
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) was a professor, academic essay, and professional linguist - but the world knows him best as the author of The Hobbit (1937) and The Lord of the Rings (1954-1955). In this episode, Jacke finishes his look at literary genres by exploring the life, lifelong interests, and fantasy worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien, whose b…
 
My first ever Drink and Draw Podcast featuring the immensely talented Anh Vu. Anh and I do a bit of an interview where we talk about names, what she likes to draw, and then we get into it. You see me draw my first picture, and Anh draws Elektra. I really enjoyed this experience with this.Anh Vu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/anh.vu.3532Anh Vu I…
 
393. Part 2 of our interview with Tylyn Anson about Gay Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Queer, trans filmmaker from the south, and MFA graduate in Film Production from the University of New Orleans, with extensive experience both on set and in post-production, having worked on over 20 films. I have released several short films that she wrote, directed, …
 
(Christine) Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria became Emperor Napoleon I of France's second wife in 1810, only a few years before he was overthrown. This episode covers the ups and downs of Marie Louise's life before, during, and after her time with Napoleon. Click here for tips for Teaching with Podcasts? Or here for some FH Merch! And you can fi…
 
Plenty of songs try to tell stories, but do the pop song format and narrative really mix? Songwriter and short story author Rod Picott joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to talk about classics by Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash, formative nightmares like "Leader of the Pack" and "The Pina Colada Song, borderline cases like "Bohemian Rhapsody," and more. How do…
 
The battle is joined between the students and faculty of Hogwarts on one side and the Death Eaters with their various horrible allies on the other. In the middle of it, Harry learns even more dark secrets about his past. He just can't get enough dark secrets. Note: there appears to be a cat meowing in the background of this episode. It's just an mp…
 
This week, Patricia talks about a couple great backlist titles including a book like nothing she’s ever read! Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher and never miss a beat book. Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news. Books discussed on the show: Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist D…
 
Will Holland just might be a more talented version of me. (I'm still the pretty one...right?) Will joins me on the podcast to discuss his work, success, finding confidence, before we geek out on Inspector Gadget, Darkwing Duck, TMNT and much more.Will Holland Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/William-Holland/e/B01IBXZLJ2Conversations About Podcas…
 
Will Lord Percy discover that a nefarious villain actually owns the golden pince-nez? Dorothy Sayers, 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. I know many of you have had to cancel your subscriptions, and I apprec…
 
AFR station manager Bobby Maddex (finally!) joins Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick to geek out about the Peter Jackson film trilogy, and how it compares with the books, the good and bad unique to the films. And of course the hobbits get taken once more to Isengard, courtesy of fan-submitted quiz questions.By Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick and Ancient Faith Radio
 
Bill Budd is a beautiful man. Not just good looking, but exquisitely good natured, something that costs him no effort and has required no instruction. And yet it is ultimately his beautiful soul and good nature that get Billy killed. Wes & Erin discuss Herman Melville’s final and unfinished work of fiction, and whether a good heart and good intenti…
 
“This week on LOCKED IN A VACANCY we’re celebrating a milestone… having hit 25k downloads for the STORIES TELLING STORIES podcast! It may seem like an unusual metric to celebrate, as most social media looks for nice, round numbers to mark as milestones… but 25 is my lucky number and we’re going to make it count. In celebration of the occasion, I’ve…
 
“I have my eye on a suite in Baker Street” [STUD] In the first part of this two-episode series, we looked at the Baker Street area of Victorian London and the changes that it has seen in the century and a half since that time. This time, we sharpen our powers of observation and search for the specific address that must have stood in for 221B Baker …
 
Hey y'all, Are the shades of our podcast to be thus polluted? We reach the end of PPBBCAEnemesis, as it is properly known, and get in a few last dunks on poor Lydia. But never fear, this is not the end of our miniseries chat—two more episodes, and then we move on to the Laurence Olivier/Greer Garson film adaptation. Have a SAFE, EXTREMELY SAFE holi…
 
Kurt Zauer officially joins the podcast. We talk about his series Seductress and Sabanion, his comic goals, Piracy, going for your dreams and making changes, and much, much more.Spectress and Sabanion Kickstarter:https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/kurtzauer/spectress-and-sabanion-1-2-a-supernatural-horror-seriesAlice Zero: https://www.amazon.ca/A…
 
Kelly and Hannah answer listener requests for book recommendations. Subscribe to 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! SHOW NOTES Short story collection. Preferably fiction and/or fun/uplifting Meet Cute: Some People Are Destined to Meet; …
 
Alix E. Harrow’s The Once and Future Witches (Redhook, 2020) begins with the familiar phrase “Once upon a time” but the novel is anything but a traditional fairytale. Yes, there are witches. But there are also suffragists. Yes, there are spells. But there are also women who fall in love with each other. While Harrow loves fairytales “because they g…
 
Sharifa and her husband Murtuza are spending his sabbatical year in Mumbai with their seven-year-old daughter, Zeenat. While Murtuza teaches, Shari is planning to homeschool Zee, reconnect with her family, and research her great-great grandfather with hopes of creating a family history. But Sharifa’s cousins, with whom she was once close, are at od…
 
“Sappy is okay“ It’s Chatter’s Annual Turkey Palooza show – sort of about books. COB alum Nevin Martell joins David and Torie. They talk presidential memoirs, Dolly Parton love and Chatter reflected glory. And they talk turkey, of course, what makes a good cookbook and answering the question everyone asks: whatever happened to Michael’s smelly turk…
 
This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss Barely Functional Adult, Ruinsong, Escape Pod, and more great books. This episode is sponsored by TBR, Book Riot’s subscription service offering reading recommendations personalized to your reading life; Sips By; and Spellbreaker by Charlie N. Holmberg. Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative it…
 
Kim talks to stone tool specialist and experimental archaeologist Dr James Dilley about the film Iceman, a dramatic reconstruction of the last days of Ötzi the Iceman. We consider such important questions as “What was the social structure of Chalcolithic society?”, “Did they not have mittens?” and “Which 80s blockbuster was that actor in?”. James -…
 
The New Era of Just Joshing Begins. Jennifer Gordon and I talk about Walks of Shame, Burlesque Dancing, Stripping, LA and Baltimore Bus Stations, as well as we talk about the COVID situation.Vox Vomitus Podcast: https://www.facebook.com/VoxVomituspodcast/When the Sleeping Dead Still Talk:https://www.amazon.com/When-Sleeping-Dead-Still-Talk-ebook/dp…
 
Happy 2 years listeners! We're celebrating this milestone with 10 essential texts (ok 11, but who's counting?) that we've covered on the show. Care to wager what makes the list? Plus: Our six least fave texts Our top ten episodes Our "Wish List" of books & comics that we want to see adapted so that we can cover them! Wanna connect with the show? Us…
 
Herodotus (c. 484 - 425? BCE) has been called both "The Father of History" and "The Father of Lies." His accounts of the ancient world, including a deep dive into all aspects of geography, biology, and culture (among many other topics), are fascinating, indispensable, and - at times - confoundingly implausible. Who was Herodotus? What can we make o…
 
Jeff and Rebecca go over some A Promised Land sales numbers, look over the National Book Award winners, check in with the sale of Simon & Schuster, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: This episode is sponsored by The Orchard by David Hopen, HarperCollins Children’s Books/Quill Tree Books, TBR, Book Riot’s subscription service. Discussed in…
 
So this is the last audio only episode. I explain the format of the talk show going forward, and I thank some people long deserved.Alice Zero: https://www.amazon.ca/Alice-Zero-Pandemic-Book-ebook/dp/B08GM4Y8DD/The Cloud Diver: https://www.amazon.ca/Cloud-Diver-Level-1-ebook/dp/B0881HR54T/Merchandise: https://jpantalleresco.redbubble.comNewsletter: …
 
392. Part 1 of our interview with Tylyn Anson about the history of Gay Mardi Gras. Queer, trans filmmaker from the south, and MFA graduate in Film Production from the University of New Orleans, with extensive experience both on set and in post-production, having worked on over 20 films. I have released several short films that she wrote, directed, …
 
Harry leads one of his signature chaos attacks on Gringott's bank. It starts when they sneak in using the old invisibility cloak, then ends with a blind dragon dumping them in a lake. Then it's back to Hogwarts via Hogsmeade, with a quick stop on memory lane, courtesy of Dumbledore's shady brother. We are Alice Sullivan (@alicemsullivan), Micah Spa…
 
We are joined by our friend and book club organizing queen Aubrey to talk about the SHADOW AND BONE trilogy - the first trilogy that makes up Leigh Bardugo's expansive GRISHAVERSE books. We talk Mal vs the Darkling, the upcoming Netflix adaptation, and so much more! Keep an ear out for the spoiler section at the end where we talk predictions for th…
 
This week, Tirzah talks about two great backlist memoirs that have connections to Thanksgiving! This episode is sponsored by KidsBuzz . Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher and never miss a beat book. Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news. Books Discussed: In the Dream House …
 
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