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Dive deep into what spirituality, wellness, connection and community can be, and discover the world from a different lens. Listen to the stories and wisdom from professionals who work between the physical and spiritual realms doing their work to make a difference in the world. Join Rachel for thought provoking discussion that spark inspiration, awareness and transformation. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/holmeshealing/support
 
Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the "if it bleeds, it leads," kind of crime. Something a little more complex. Stories of people who've done wrong, been wronged, and/or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. We are a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedies and disasters throughout history. This is an interview show, spotlighting authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years, and whose stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.
 
Classic lit with a modern tone, every other week. From the creators of Myths and Legends, comes an altogether same-but-different podcast set in the world of classic lit. These are the stories of Dracula, The Time Machine, The Three Musketeers. They're stories written by Jane Austen, Shakespeare, and H.P. Lovecraft, but with a casual, modern tone. Listen as Jason and Carissa Weiser breathe new life into the classics and tell the stories of some of the greatest books ever written.
 
Are you a parent who wants to help your child through their English Literature studies but can't remember Shakespeare from Dickens or Orwell from Atwood? If so, this is the podcast for you! Join Mr Bolton and his lifelong friend Chris as they provide humorous one-stop, accessible guides on regularly-examined texts that students face as part of their studies. Through a mixture of expert knowledge, advice, revision tips and special guests, the pair offer all the information you need to help yo ...
 
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Education, like many sectors in 2020, was severely disrupted in several states and territories, with lockdowns, border closures and remote learning models all characterising the school year.Now that we're out the other side, Education Review will be talking to a range of education professionals to get a better perspective on this unprecedented expe…
 
One of the great historical Hollywood mysteries, still unsolved, revolves around the death of silver screen comedienne Thelma Todd. She was found dead in her car on December 16th, 1935, killed by carbon monoxide poisoning according to the Los Angeles coroner. But rumors have circulated for decades that she was murdered, with suspects that have incl…
 
It's a trip around the world with three old time radio detectives who walked an international beat. First, Rocky Jordan investigates a killing in Cairo in "The Man With No Name" (originally aired on CBS on October 9, 1949). Then, secret agent Mr. I.A. Moto journeys to Rome in "Escape" (originally aired on NBC on July 22, 1951). Finally, Brian Donle…
 
One Sunday afternoon, a man named William Mumler decided to take a self portrait. He said he was alone in the photography studio, but as the photograph developed, he saw something very strange—the image of someone else, sitting beside him. Louis Kaplan’s book is The Strange Case of William Mumler, Spirit Photographer. Criminal is a proud member of …
 
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12021/CaseClosed728.mp3 This week on Case Closed, our first story comes from Let George Do It. We hear A Matter Of Doubt, his episode from May 10, 1949. (30:05) The Epic Casebook closes this week’s show with their episode from October 2, 1969, titled, Murder In The Bag. Download CaseCl…
 
We'll close out our Black History Month series with music and comedy from Louis Armstrong. Satchmo teams up with Rochester in an episode of The Jack Benny Program (originally aired on NBC on May 9, 1943). Then, he jams on an episode of the Armed Forces Radio Service showcase Jubilee (recorded on May 24, 1943).…
 
My guest, Russell Shorto, has a unique connection to the subject of his latest book, "Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob". He is the namesake of his grandfather, a gangster who ran an Italian-American outfit in the town of Johnstown, Pennsylvania in the 1940s and 50s. The organization would eventually crumble after the murder of a local bo…
 
Seventy-two years ago this month, "the man with the action-packed expense account" made his two-fisted radio debut. Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar ran until 1962 and helped to bring down the curtain on the golden age of radio. We'll hear three radio adventures of "America's fabulous freelance insurance investigator," each starring a different actor as …
 
This bonus episode revisits and remixes the virtual launch events for Paris Review issues 233 and 234, summer and fall 2020—no Zoom room required! First, Eloghoa Osunde reads the opening of her story “Good Boy”; next, Aracelis Girmay reads Lucille Clifton’s “Poem to My Yellow Coat”; then Lydia Davis shares her short piece “The Left Hand”; translato…
 
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12021/CaseClosed727.mp3 This week’s Case Closed begins with Box 13 and their story from January 23, 1949, Three To Die. (27:03) Richard Diamond, Private Detective is up second this time. We’ll hear William Logan And The Ivory Statue, his case from April 5, 1950. Download CaseClosed727…
 
Eddie Green's signature radio role was as Eddie, the waiter at Duffy's Tavern. But before he joined the cast of the Ed Gardner comedy series, Green was a successful entertainer on stage and screen. He was an actor, director, and songwriter who reached tremendous heights as an African American performer in the first half of the twentieth century. We…
 
We're saluting some of the women who solved crimes during the radio era. First, we'll Meet Miss Sherlock, a scatterbrained amateur detective (originally aired on CBS on September 12, 1946). Then, comedy star Sara Berner shows off her trademark silliness as she sleuths in Sara's Private Caper (originally aired on NBC on June 15, 1950). And finally, …
 
Murder, Inc. was arguably the most ruthless and successful hit squad in American history, killing hundreds of people throughout the 1930s. It was led by a brutal Brooklyn gangster named Abe "Kid Twist" Reles, who under orders from mob bosses like Lucky Luciano, Lepke Buchalter and Albert Anastasia, dispatched his hitmen across the country to kill a…
 
“What I recall most is the way that she grabbed my wrist and, shaking a bit, she said over and over again, ‘If it happens, run. Don't let that happen to you. Run. If it ever happens, run.’” It was years before Cynthia Brown understood what her great-grandmother, Athalia Howe, was talking about. David Zucchino's book is Wilmington's Lie: The Murdero…
 
After being released in China in 2016 and globally the following year, TikTok has quickly become a social media phenomenon.With its ability to create quirky, short-form videos incorporating dancing and comedy, the platform has a devoted audience, particularly young people. But it’s not all good news for TikTok and several countries are taking the c…
 
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12021/CaseClosed726.mp3 Case Closed begins with The Calculated Risk, the January 19, 1951, episode from The New Adventures Of Nero Wolfe. (29:05) Our second story is The Lady Loved Larceny, from Walk Softly, Peter Troy. That story originally aired December 24, 1963. Download CaseClosed…
 
Eddie Anderson, the vaudeville star and comedian with a trademark gravelly voice, made his first appearance on The Jack Benny Program in 1937. He'd become an iconic part of the series and a member of Benny's cast on radio and television for nearly 30 years. Anderson was the first African American actor with a regular role on a national radio series…
 
Education, like many sectors in 2020, was severely disrupted in several states and territories, with lockdowns, border closures and remote learning models all characterising the school year. Now out the other side, Education Review will be talking to a range of education professionals to get a better perspective of this unprecedented experience, in…
 
In 14 films and hundreds of radio episodes, Nigel Bruce personified Dr. Watson for generations of Sherlock Holmes fans. The actor created a companion for Sherlock Holmes who was avuncular, fiercely loyal, and awestruck at his friend's deductive powers. We'll hear Bruce opposite Basil Rathbone in "The Telltale Pigeon Feathers" (originally aired on M…
 
In honor of Black History Month, my guest Ben Montgomery tells the story of George Dinning, a former slave who was visited one night in 1897 by a mob, hellbent on driving him and his family off of their Kentucky farm. In an exchange of gunfire, Dinning killed a wealthy white man. Dinning then had to elude lynchers while fighting for his life in cou…
 
Nora and I talk about how she helps to guide women to create healthy, interdependent relationships using conscious communication and intimacy while keeping things new and fun! You can learn more about Nora, her courses and her new book on her website https://norawendel.com/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/holmeshealing/support…
 
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12021/CaseClosed725.mp3 Case Closed begins with The Case Of Deadly Devotion, the May 17, 1950, episode from Mr. District Attorney. (26:07) Crime Classics brings us our second episode, theirs from December 30, 1953. We’ll hear Coyle And Richardson: Why They Hung In A Spanking Breeze. Do…
 
In honor of Black History Month, we're saluting African American performers in old time radio comedies. Seven years after she became the first Black performer to win an Oscar, Hattie McDaniel broke another barrier as the first Black woman to headline a national radio series. McDaniel starred as Beulah in the comedy series about the titular maid and…
 
The last time I interviewed Michael Lawrence, the experienced music and English teacher had just published his book Testing 3, 2, 1: What Australian Education Can Learn from Finland, which was well received and questioned many of the practices and beliefs underscoring the Australian education system. In this podcast, Lawrence talks about his collab…
 
It's Sunday! And that means a new episode of SCARED? A crappy week for my health and the show.... I basically spend all my time in hospital now and my Patreon is the lowest ever! Not sure how long I can continue doing this,,, don't need the go boost and certainly don't need the nut job trolls.... for some of you, please get help... This episode, we…
 
Two-fisted action, tough guy narration, dangerous dames - the hard-boiled detective shows of the golden age of radio had it all. We'll hear three of those gumshoes in radio mysteries. First, Gerald Mohr is Philip Marlowe in "The Lady Killer" (originally aired on CBS on August 20, 1949). Then, Jack Webb stars as Pat Novak For Hire in "Fleet Lady" (o…
 
In the autumn of 1920, two couples pulled into a campsite in Central Park, Montana, but only one left alive. Seth and Iva Danner would eventually turn on each other with their own versions of how John and Florence Sprouse were murdered, but only Seth would be tried, convicted, and put to death. And questions still linger - about whether justice was…
 
Qandeel Baloch grew up in a conservative village in Pakistan, a place where it was shocking to see a woman swimming outdoors. She ran away from home, changed her name, and eventually became "Pakistan's first social media star." By 2015, she was reported to be one of the 10 most Googled people in Pakistan. The next year, she was dead. Sanam Maher's …
 
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12021/CaseClosed724.mp3 This week on Case Closed, we being with The Left-Handed Clue, from The Adventures Of Michael Shayne. That story aired April 16, 1945. (30:20) Our second case comes from Sherlock Holmes. From February 18, 1946, we’ll hear The Camberwell Poisoning. Download CaseCl…
 
It's a belated birthday party for screen legend Cary Grant with a pair of old time radio showcases for his comedic talents. We'll hear him try to dodge a proposal from Gracie's cousin on The Burns and Allen Show (originally aired on NBC on February 13, 1947). Then, Cary Grant is joined by his wife Betsy Drake in the radio spinoff Mr. and Mrs. Bland…
 
When the mail arrives for George Valentine and Dan Holiday, it means mystery and adventure are soon to follow. Both gumshoes find cases in the responses they receive to their newspaper ads offering their help to people in dangerous situations. We'll hear Bob Bailey in "Destination: Dead End" from Let George Do It (originally aired on Mutual on Febr…
 
Somehow Jane Toppan managed to skirt through the first half of her life murdering people at will, before finally being caught and committed to an insane asylum in 1901. Her nursing background made her an expert with drugs, and she used that expertise to kill over thirty people, often torturing them by purposely prolonging their suffering. My guest …
 
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