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It's a book club, but funny! Comedian Michael Ian Black is tackling a great work of literature: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Join Michael's weekly book club as he reads aloud from a classic and asks people like Jen Kirkman, Mike Birbiglia, Michael Showalter, and even his teenage kids to weigh in with their perspectives. Season 1: Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure. The book is bleak, but Michael does a lot of accent work. Season 2: Frankenstein. It's alive, and it's just a big buddy. Also, more ...
 
Our greatest actors transport us through the magic of fiction, one short story at a time. Sometimes funny. Always moving. Selected Shorts connects you to the world with a rich diversity of voices from literature, film, theater, and comedy. New episodes every Thursday. Produced and distributed by Symphony Space.
 
We are born. We die. In between we watch a lot of films. And some of these films shape the people we are. This is a podcast about those films. (And a bit about death.) Join comedian, actor, writer and swimmer Brett Goldstein and an extra special weekly guest as they go all the way into life and death by way of movies, to ultimately pick their Films To Be Buried With! Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/filmstobeburiedwith. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Learning Lots

Brie Larson, Jessie Ennis

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Learning Lots with Brie Larson & Jessie Ennis is a podcast aimed at holding stimulating conversations around pop-culture, trending topics, and some of life's deepest questions. Each episode takes listeners through various segments and will feature celebrities, friends, and experts you know and love.
 
Every author has a story beyond the one that they put down on paper. The Barnes & Noble Podcast goes between the lines with today's most interesting writers, exploring what inspires them, what confounds them, and what they were thinking when they wrote the books we’re talking about. Subscribe to discover intriguing new conversations every week.
 
Maria del Rosario Palacios has been living in the United States for 24 years. She received her citizenship last June, and launched a campaign to run for the State House of Representatives in Georgia's 29th district. It's a district that's minority-majority, with a rapidly changing population that reflect the shifting demographics in communities across the country. But thanks to laws that allow any Georgian to challenge the candidacy of anyone living in their district, Maria's name was referr ...
 
A show about clinical depression...with laughs? Well, yeah. Depression is an incredibly common and isolating disease experienced by millions, yet often stigmatized by society. The Hilarious World of Depression is a series of frank, moving, and, yes, funny conversations with top comedians who have dealt with this disease, hosted by veteran humorist and public radio host John Moe. Join guests such as Maria Bamford, Paul F. Tompkins, Andy Richter, and Jen Kirkman to learn how they’ve dealt with ...
 
Speed dating! Song writing! Day trading! Mind reading! All mini-adventures you’ll take with Topher Grace and a different celebrity guest each week. Topher and executive producer Sim Sarna tackle everything from taking a lie detector test to having a seance to learning how to beatbox…and each time their guest has absolutely no idea what’s in store for them!
 
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LOOK OUT! It’s only Films To Be Buried With! Join your host Brett Goldstein as he talks life, death, love and the universe with film maker, improv genius and comic MIKE BIRBIGLIA! This has been a long time coming, ever since the film ‘Don’t Think Twice’ was invoked all those episode ago with friend of the podcast Jameela Jamil - here’s your chance …
 
Mo Amer started doing stand-up when he was 14, and now he's being introduced by The Rock in his latest Netflix special, Mohammed in Texas. Mike talks with Mo about that journey, growing up Palestinian in Houston and later performing in college lunchrooms. They discuss why immigrants love Nescafe, the lengths to which Mo will go to get access to a b…
 
Guest host Jane Curtin presents a cornucopia of jokes, poems, and stories from a live program with comedian Mike Birbiglia and poet J. Hope Stein. The couple shares material from their book The New One, about the birth of their daughter, and Stein’s poems reflecting on the experience of motherhood, as well as works by other favorite writers, includ…
 
Jad started Radiolab roughly 20 years ago. And now he is stepping aside from hosting and producing the show to replenish, to think, to rock in his chair and be with his kids and wife, and maybe make some music. The news has been all over twitter and there’s a letter from Jad and our hosts Latif and Lulu on the website. But in this episode, Jad talk…
 
[REBROADCAST FROM January 12, 2022] On the last Friday of every month, we air some of our favorite interviews of that month as part of our new series, "Some Of It." Lindsey Vonn is one of the most successful female alpine skiers in the history of the sport, competing in four Winter Olympic Games, and winning four overall World Cup championships bef…
 
Instead of bringing you one daily podcast, we’re trying something different! We’re going to send each of our stories down the feed, so you can have shorter listens and more choices!This means you’ll get multiple Takeaway stories in your feed every day, and you can listen to them in any order that you want, or maybe hold onto one for later if you do…
 
The band Franz Ferdinand formed in 2002, in Glasgow, Scotland. They’ve won the Mercury Prize and two BRIT Awards, they have five Grammy nominations, and they’ve sold millions of albums. One of their first singles is this song, “Take Me Out,” and it’s also their biggest hit. In this episode, singer and guitarist Alex Kapranos tells the story of how …
 
André De Shields shares his wisdom from 50 years on the stage, and 76 years on this earth. You can find our original conversation from our Opportunity Costs series with Ramal Johnson here. Find out more at deathsexmoney.org/class. Did you know we have a weekly email newsletter for the Death, Sex & Money community? Every Wednesday we send out podcas…
 
Listeners call in to share how their relationship with their regional accents have evolved throughout their lives and dialect coach Erik Singer joins the discussion to break down the origins of the distinctive regional features of accents. Yes. To save my life. Sounding more academic when speaking to people in positions of authority (police in part…
 
The new Virginia Governor Glen Youngkin is working to ban so-called "divisive concepts" including 'Critical Race Theory' in the state's schools. On today's show, Brian Jones, director of the Center for Educators and Schools at New York Public Library and contributor to Black Lives Matter at School: An Uprising for Educational Justice (Haymarket Boo…
 
Recorded at Christmas, and Michael's not a fan. He doesn't like anything about it, save the Christmas goose. Not the ritualized gift giving or the hauling in of trees or the decorating of said tree or the various holiday obligations. And, as always Michael Ian Black reads Wuthering Heights. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Califo…
 
Hillary first met Huma Abedin over 25 years ago when Huma, still in college, accepted a White House internship in the Office of the First Lady. Since then, they’ve shared triumphs and challenges through Hillary’s time in the White House, the U.S. Senate, as Secretary of State, and over the course of two Senate and two presidential campaigns. Throug…
 
In this hour, stories of doing the seemingly impossible; taking a risk for a chance at love, trusting a gut instinct, believing in a message from beyond and shooting (literally) for the stars. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Producer, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Host: Meg Bowles Stor…
 
In this hour, stories of doing the seemingly impossible; taking a risk for a chance at love, trusting a gut instinct, believing in a message from beyond and shooting (literally) for the stars. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Producer, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Host: Meg Bowles Stor…
 
Last week, Lulu heard an interview that trapped her in her car. She decided to play it for Latif. The interview – originally from a podcast called The Relentless Picnic, but presented by one of Lulu’s current podcast faves, The 11th – is part of an episode of mini pep talks designed to help us all get through this cold, dark, second-pandemic-winter…
 
Guest host Jane Curtin presents a cornucopia of jokes, poems, and stories from a live program with comedian Mike Birbiglia and poet J. Hope Stein. The couple shares material from their book The New One, about the birth of their daughter, and Stein’s poems reflecting on the experience of motherhood, as well as works by other favorite writers, includ…
 
Guest host Jane Curtin presents a cornucopia of jokes, poems, and stories from a live program with comedian Mike Birbiglia and poet J. Hope Stein. The couple shares material from their book The New One, about the birth of their daughter, and Stein’s poems reflecting on the experience of motherhood, as well as works by other favorite writers, includ…
 
Guest host Jane Curtin presents a cornucopia of jokes, poems, and stories from a live program with comedian Mike Birbiglia and poet J. Hope Stein. The couple shares material from their book The New One, about the birth of their daughter, and Stein’s poems reflecting on the experience of motherhood, as well as works by other favorite writers, includ…
 
Frida is a dedicated mother who had one very, very bad day. And that one day leads to the removal of her child and Frida's induction into a new government reform program for "bad mothers." This is the plot of a new debut novel from Jessamine Chan, titled The School for Good Mothers. We speak with Chan as part of our new series highlighting first-ti…
 
Many recent films have sought to document and explore our current global pandemic, both through fiction and real life events. The 2021 documentary 'In The Same Breath' takes us back to the very beginning of the outbreak, in Wuhan, China. Director Nanfu Wang, known for her 2019 documentary 'One Child Nation,' returns with another deeply personal tak…
 
LOOK OUT! It’s only Films To Be Buried With! Join your host Brett Goldstein as he talks life, death, love and the universe with brilliant comic, writer and actor DANIEL RIGBY! Dont forget award winning! A lovely and warm presentation from Daniel and Brett, as the two catch up about so much, including Daniel’s Laughing Horse comedy award, pre-comedy…
 
This week we are airing another episode from the show "La Brega"a podcast about life in Puerto Rico and hosted by former OTM producer Alana Casanova-Burgess. During the early 1950s, the children of Puerto Rico were invited to an icy winter spectacle. Mayor Felisa Rincón de Gautier, the charismatic mayor of San Juan, arranged for Eastern Airlines to…
 
Jaimie Seaton got used to a lavish upper class lifestyle while married to her banker husband and living overseas. Then she got divorced, and her financial picture totally changed. This episode was part of our 2018 series Opportunity Costs: Money and Class in America. Find out more at deathsexmoney.org/class. Read Jaimie's essay for BuzzFeed here. D…
 
The producer and rapper Mac Miller, born Malcolm McCormick, tragically died on September 7, 2018. Now, the first extensive biography of Mac Miller's life is set to be released. The book is called, MOST DOPE: The Extraordinary Life of Mac Miller, and it's written by music journalist Paul Cantor, featuring interviews with Miller's closest friends and…
 
"The Matrix Resurrections" is the fourth installment in the 'Matrix' film series, seeing Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Ann Moss return to the screen as Neo and Trinity for the first time since 2003's "The Matrix Revolutions." Critic at large for Vox, Emily VanDerWerff, joins us to talk the legacy of the Wachowski sisters' film franchise, which she has di…
 
Michael Ian Black reads Wuthering Heights. In this episode, Lockwood is making himself a real bother at Wuthering Heights. We've got, NEW CHARACTERS! FUNNY ACCENTS! ANNOYING DOGS! It's got everything! Plus, the phrase "corrugated forehead," which Michael rather enjoyed. Kudos to Emily Bronte. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Cali…
 
Hillary is back, and fired up for more illuminating conversations on You and Me Both. This season, along with her guests, she’ll tackle big stuff, with a multi-part series on the state of our democracy. But she’ll also venture into more personal territory with athletes, advice givers, Broadway stars, and political leaders. And she’ll draw inspirati…
 
In this hour, stories about places frozen in time, memories preserved, and seemingly interminable moments. A small town, public transportation, an archeological site, and a car with character. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer and Director Jodi Powell. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Host:…
 
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