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Audio Drama set in Astoria, Oregon starting in 1937. Exploring time and space in the Wildest Town in the West, where places are not where they appear to be and people are not always the same person you think they are. Follow our scientists, TA DeWalt & Anderson Gustafson, as they wrestle with reality and truth in this rugged American outpost. What will they discover? What is the voice in their heads? Who is Sister Rachel? Why are portals to parallel universes appearing in a meadow in Melvill ...
 
Arlington VA Public Library is reading "Moby-Dick" this summer, and we're going to have a seriously good time while we do it. Each week on the podcast, librarians Jennie, Megan, Pete and special guests will discuss the reading, drop pop culture references, and ask or answer questions that come up during the Sunday discussion.
 
Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas is Herman Melville's sequel to Typee, and, as such, was also autobiographical. After leaving Nuku Hiva, the main character ships aboard a whaling vessel which makes its way to Tahiti, after which there is a mutiny and the majority of the crew are imprisoned on Tahiti. The book follows the actions of the narrator as he explores Tahiti and remarks on their customs and way of life. Many sources incorrectly assert that Omoo is based on Melville's ...
 
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Assumptions

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Assumptions

Daniel Melvill Jones and Kyle Marshall

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Daniel (a Christian) and Kyle (an Atheist) have competing world views and yet remain close friends. Each episode they try to understand each other’s viewpoint by using media to uncover how each interprets the world.
 
Facebook ads strategist, Liz Melville, shares her top strategies and killer tips for running Instagram and Facebook ads that get results. Whether you're creating your first Facebook ad, or are a more seasoned advertiser, you'll discover how to write ad copy that gets clicks, make sense of your ads manager dashboard, and learn simple tips to help you feel confident about setting up your ads, and making the right decisions about your ad performance. Liz breaks it all down into plain English, s ...
 
‘I have written a blasphemous book’, said Melville when his novel was first published in 1851, ‘and I feel as spotless as the lamb’. Deeply subversive, in almost every way imaginable, Moby-Dick is a virtual, alternative bible – and as such, ripe for reinterpretation in this new world of new media. Out of Dominion was born its bastard child – or perhaps its immaculate conception – the Moby-Dick Big Read: an online version of Melville’s magisterial tome: each of its 135 chapters read out aloud ...
 
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The Beat

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Knox County Public Library

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In each episode of The Beat, host Alan May introduces a poet and we hear one or two poems, usually read and recorded by the poets themselves. The Beat is produced by Knox County Public Library in Knoxville, Tenn. Rate and review The Beat: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/the-beat-1664614
 
Caleb Can’t Read is a podcast where you can learn all about the major works, themes, and lives of some of your favorite (or most hated) authors along with Caleb Terrence, being taught the subject of each episode for the first time by his friend, Jordan Raebel, who spent countless hours doing research for your enjoyment and the betterment of his co-host’s education.
 
A whaling ship stops at a remote Polynesian island. The crew aboard is exhausted after a grueling six-month voyage in which they suffered ill-treatment and drudgery. Two men decide to abandon ship and hide on the island, living off the fruit of the land, until they can get on board a more conducive ship. However, to their consternation they discover that part of the island paradise is peopled by a savage and cannibalistic tribe called the Typees. As destiny would have it, they fall into the ...
 
Welcome to Strange Country, a podcast devoted to bizarre, surreal and extraordinary stories that make America the weird place it is. Co-hosts Kelly and Beth are former newspaper reporters turned school librarians who have always had a soft spot for a good story--the stranger the better. Discover the first woman to survive a barrel ride over Niagara Falls and the man who invented “complex marriage” in one of the most successful utopian experiments. Things get weird pretty quickly around here.
 
“Call me Ishmael” is one of the most famous opening lines in American literature. With these words, opens one of the strangest and most gripping stories ever written about the sea and sea-faring. Moby Dick by Herman Melville is today considered one of the greatest novels written in America but paradoxically, it was a miserable failure when it first made its debut in 1851. Entitled Moby Dick or The Whale the book finally got its due after the author's death and is now regarded as a classic po ...
 
Saifedean's The Bitcoin Standard Podcast is the place to discuss Bitcoin and economics from the Austrian school's perspective. Listen to the weekly saifedean.com discussion seminar, where a group of learners from all over the world discuss the website's online courses, as well as a wide variety of economic, political, and social issues, and occasionally host special guests for the discussion. The podcast also includes the most interesting interviews conducted with Saifedean on other shows.
 
The Daily Archetype value sharing community, is a group focused on transformative thinking. We share the quest of life to uncover what motivates us, and what we might not realize holds us back. Isaac J. Miller will discuss philosophy, psychology, and deeper ideas of why we do what we do, and explore paths to improve our thinking. There will be one or two episodes released weekly, interviewing some of the sharpest upcoming minds. There will also be bonus material discussing books and other fo ...
 
YouTube star and self-described “pretty girl” Caroline Ricke gives unfiltered beauty and lifestyle advice that no one asked for. Tune in weekly to hear her tangents from the back of her 1999 Ford minivan. Don't Be Ugly is a part of the Solid Listen Network. Visit at Patreon.com/SolidListen for more.
 
MedEdTalks Neurology is a continuing medical education podcast for physicians to allow them to learn while on the go and obtain CME credits. This show will focus in on multiple sclerosis and includes interviews with Dr. Patricia Coyle from Stony Brook Medical Center, Dr. Claire Riley from Columbia University, Dr. Clyde Markowitz from University of Pennsylvania and Dr. Bruce Cohen from Northwestern University.
 
New You focuses on solutions, enabling you to become the best version of yourself. Our show addresses mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. Our main objective is to present our guest’s story, address their successes/failures, and discuss the unique steps they chose to take along their journey. Remember, Nothing Exists Without You
 
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Enjoy a new, curated short story every episode. We hand-pick 15-25 minute short stories from a pool of award-winning fiction writers. Then we turn them into to mini audiobooks that improve any commute, workout, or walk in the park. Read by professional narrators. Every day is a different story. One morning we might bring you a sci-fi thriller by the legendary Ray Bradbury, and the next morning might be a Sherlock Holmes detective story by Arthur Conan Doyle. Romance? We’ve got it. Narrative ...
 
I AM | Jen WIlson, The Healing Rebel, movement & health rebel here to help you move and feel better in your body. I LOVE helping women prioritise their health and well-being (who would have thought that would be a rebellious act?!). If you are sick and tired of feeling sick and tired. If you are fed up hearing your own excuses, this podcast is here to help, we explore alternative and complementary therapies.
 
Wordplay: Theater for the Ear and the Imagination is a podcast that will produce short audio plays and monologues, both dramas & comedies, which reflect the dignity and spiritual nature of the human person. The actors are alumni of Providence College Theatre. Rev. Matthew Powell, O.P., associate professor emeritus of theatre, is the director.
 
Hunt the West is a podcast with the weekend warrior in mind. I'm your host, Skyler Harrison: just a regular guy with a day job, a family, and a limited budget. If you're like me, you don’t have thousands of dollars and unlimited vacation time to spend in the woods so you need to make it count. There’s so much more to hunting than antlers and points and we talk about it all. Learn the nuances of wildlife conservation and public lands so you can have an educated conversation with non-hunters a ...
 
Welcome to the Invest in Bavaria-US Podcast, where successful entrepreneurs from the US share insights about why Bavaria is THE place to build a business in the heart of Europe. This is a production of Invest in Bavaria, the business promotion agency of Bavaria, Germany’s largest federal state, where innovation and entrepreneurship go hand in hand. Find out more at www.bavaria.org
 
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This episode continues a conversation from Episode 43 with archivist Melissa Watterworth Batt about poet Charles Olson (1910-1970) and his collection which documents an intensive study into Herman Melville’s personal library and the marginalia found within it. Olson worked with Melville’ relatives as well as librarians, private collectors, and book…
 
In this episode Saifedean joins Isabel Oakeshott and James Melville for an interview at the Speakeasy Podcast. They discuss why Saifedean decided to write The Bitcoin Standard, his views on the recent bitcoin price dip and the impact of the fiat “magic money tree” on society. Resources The Speakeasy podcast on Apple Podcasts. Saifedean’s first book…
 
Today’s guests are Meredith Farmer and Jonathan D.S. Schroeder, the co-editors of a bracing new collection of essays about the figure of Ahab in Melville’s novel Moby-Dick. Meredith is the Assistant Teaching Professor of Core Literature at Wake Forest University. Her book Melville’s Leaks: Science, Materialism, and the Reconstitution of Persons is …
 
Welcome to our finale of Herman Melville folks. The end of his depressing, destructive life, and yet the birth of Billy Budd, the "Handsome Sailor", a man so thicc with love, that he climaxes our hearts. Anyway, we'll be covering some of his most memorable stories here as well, including "Bartleby" and "Benito Cereno" as well. High school English c…
 
Matthew Wimberley grew up in the Blue Ridge Mountains. He’s the author of Daniel Boone's Window and All the Great Territories. Wimberley has won the Crab Orchard Poetry Series First Book Award, the Weatherford Award, the William Matthews Prize, and his work was chosen for the 2016 Best New Poets Anthology. He's an Assistant Professor of English at …
 
This episode features a conversation with archivist Melissa Watterworth Batt about poet Charles Olson (1910-1970) and his collection which documents an intensive study into Herman Melville’s personal library and the marginalia found within it. Olson worked with Melville’ relatives as well as librarians, private collectors, and book dealers to attem…
 
Toni Morrison’s Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination is a must-read for anyone interested in American literature and in the formation of American identity in general. In her short, incisive book, Nobel-prize winner Morrison explores the ways in which canonical authors like Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, Mark Twain, Willa C…
 
In Brecht and the Bible: A Study of Religious Nihilism and Human Weakness in Brecht's Drama of Morality and the City (UNC Press, 2020), Father G. Ronald Murphy argues that Brecht, atheist and Marxist though he was, was also a sensitive reader and interpreter of the Bible. Murphy persuasively shows that Brecht's use of Biblical texts was not only sa…
 
James Stafford teaches at Columbia University, where he specializes in the political and intellectual history of Ireland, Britain and Western Europe since 1750, with a particular interest in questions of political economy and international order. In this interview he discusses his new book The Case of Ireland: Commerce, Empire and the European Orde…
 
Krishnamacharya on Kundalini: The Origins and Coherence of His Position (Equinox Publishing, 2022) explores a distinctive teaching of 'the father of modern yoga', T. Krishnamacharya. Whereas most yoga traditions teach that kuṇḍalinī is a serpentine energy that rises, Krishnamacharya defined it differently. To him, kuṇḍalinī is a serpentine blockage…
 
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…
 
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…
 
Satan's transformation from opaque functionary to chief antagonist is one of the most striking features of the development of Jewish theology in the Second Temple Period and beyond. Once no more than an "accuser" testing members of the human community, Satan, along with his demons, is presented by Jewish apocalyptic texts and the New Testament as a…
 
Coach Darryl Johnson has committed his life to coaching and training others. Earning his 1st Black Belt In 1991 in the art of Taekwondo, he embarked upon a path that has led him to lead thousands of others into the world of self-improvement, and being stronger and healthier versions of themselves. Moving to California in 1993 to teach martial arts …
 
Matthew Wimberley grew up in the Blue Ridge Mountains. He’s the author of Daniel Boone's Window and All the Great Territories. Wimberley has won the Crab Orchard Poetry Series First Book Award, the Weatherford Award, the William Matthews Prize, and his work was chosen for the 2016 Best New Poets Anthology. He's an Assistant Professor of English at …
 
Adrienne Mayor is renowned for exploring the borders of history, science, archaeology, anthropology, and popular knowledge to find historical realities and scientific insights--glimmering, long-buried nuggets of truth--embedded in myth, legends, and folklore. Combing through ancient texts and obscure sources, she has spent decades prospecting for i…
 
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…
 
Eternalized Fragments: Reclaiming Aesthetics in Contemporary World Fiction (Ohio State UP, 2020) explores the implications of treating literature as art--examining the evolving nature of aesthetic inquiry in literary studies, with an eye to how twentieth- and twenty-first-century world fiction challenges our understandings of form, pleasure, ethics…
 
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…
 
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…
 
One of the largely untold stories of Orientalism is the degree to which the Middle East has been associated with "deviant" male homosexuality by scores of Western travelers, historians, writers, and artists for well over four hundred years. And this story stands to shatter our preconceptions of Orientalism. To illuminate why and how the Islamicate …
 
Niels Bohr was a central figure in quantum physics, well known for his work on atomic structure and his contributions to the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics. In From Data to Quanta: Niels Bohr’s Vision of Physics (U Chicago Press, 2021), philosopher of science Slobodan Perović explores the way Bohr practiced and understood physics, a…
 
In the midst of the ongoing war between the Russian Federation and Ukraine, it is vital that the lay-educated public understand the historical origins of the conflict. It is with this in mind, that this episode of ‘Arguing History’, takes a look at the subject of ‘Ukrainian Nationalism and the Russian / Soviet state’. To guide us in this intricate …
 
Rough Draft of History: A Century of US Social Movements in the News (Princeton UP, 2022) offers a new view of U.S. social movement history across the twentieth century by examining how movement organizations were covered in major national newspapers. The book analyzes U.S. social movements--ranging from temperance to women's suffrage to the Tea Pa…
 
New Episode!! Chris Webb !!! I stopped making shitty decisions and took personal responsibility to pursue a better life. --Chris Webb My wife and I are top producers in 12 different countries with our company—Prüvit. I share my life, humor, sobriety, fitness, business and personal growth experiences through Tiktok, FB and Instagram—providing people…
 
Jacob Gotfried Haafner (1754–1809) was one of the most popular European travel writers of the early nineteenth century, writing in the Romantic mode. A Dutch citizen, Haafner spent more than twenty years of his early life living outside of Europe, in India, Ceylon, Mauritius, Java, and South Africa. Books like his popular Travels in a Palanquin wer…
 
Genius or Charlatan? This is the story of Jacob Taubes, the controversial Jewish thinker whose tortured path led him into the heart of twentieth-century intellectual life Scion of a distinguished line of Talmudic scholars, Jacob Taubes (1923–1987) was an intellectual impresario whose inner restlessness led him from prewar Vienna to Zurich, Israel, …
 
Mark Siderits’ How Things Are: An Introduction to Buddhist Metaphysics (Oxford University Press, 2022) is a wide-ranging survey of how Buddhist philosophers think about the nature of the world. The book takes readers through topics such as the well-known claim that there is no self, in addition to issues involved in causation, consciousness, and th…
 
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