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Get obsessed with us. Five days a week, Pop Culture Happy Hour serves you recommendations and commentary on the buzziest movies, TV, music, books, videogames and more. Join arts journalists Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, Stephen Thompson, and Aisha Harris - plus a rotating cast of guest pop culture aficionados. The Happy Hour team leaves room at the table for exploring a range of reactions and opinions on every bit of the pop universe. From lowbrow to highbrow to the stuff in between, they take ...
 
He’s a multiple world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy, and a New York Times best-selling author. Listen in as Chris Jericho interviews some of the biggest names in wrestling, entertainment, comedy, and the paranormal. Don’t miss his unique, engaging, weekly take on all things pop culture.
 
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
New York Times critic Dwight Garner says “The Slate Culture Gabfest is one of the highlights of my week.” The award-winning Culturefest features critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debating the week in culture, from highbrow to pop. For more of Slate’s culture podcasts, check out the Slate Culture feed.
 
Ding dong! Join your culture consultants, Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang, on an unforgettable journey into the beating heart of CULTURE. Alongside sizzling special guests, they GET INTO the hottest pop-culture moments of the day and the formative cultural experiences that turned them into Culturistas. Produced by the Big Money Players Network and iHeartRadio.
 
The thrice-weekly podcast that's smart, often silly and sometimes surprising. Absolutely everything is up for discussion: from pop culture to politics, body image to motherhood, feminism to fashion. Join Mamamia's Holly Wainwright, Mia Freedman and Jessie Stephens as they cover what everyone's talking about this week.
 
Rough Translation is a podcast about cultural mistranslations and what we can learn from them. Usually, we're heading to far off places to bring you stories that hit close to home. This spring, with the help NPR's Veterans Correspondent Quil Lawrence, we're taking on a cultural divide that's closer to home. One many Americans might not know is there.
 
Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.
 
Demetria L. Lucas, cultural critic and author of A Belle in Brooklyn and Don't Waste Your Pretty, muses on pop culture shenanigans, dating and relationships, and everything worth watching on any size screen. #ratchetandrespectable We wanna make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4 For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com Privacy Policy: https://www.studio71.com/terms-and-conditions-use/#Privacy%20Policy
 
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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker open up the mailbag and answer your listener mail. They touch on the ESPN announcement that the Manning brothers will cohost a 'Monday Night Football' telecast (5:40), discuss Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson heading to space (15:52), and weigh in on Addison Rae’s short-lived UFC journalism career (20:56). Later, Bria…
 
People have been seeing an odd creature in the European Alps. It looks like a cross between a cat and a serpent. Some have said its blood will burn your skin. Others say it can breath out toxic fumes. In the 1500s a body was found and studied by a Professor of Natural Science. He called it a dragon because he didn't know what else to call it. Here …
 
On the Spoiler Special podcast, Slate critics discuss movies, the occasional TV show, and, once in a blue moon, another podcast, in full spoiler-filled detail. This week, Slate’s senior editor Allegra Frank is joined by Slate staff writer, Karen Han, to spoil Space Jam: A New Legacy, the long-awaited sequel to the original 1997 Space Jam starring M…
 
On today's episode of Who's There, our weekly call-in show, there's something wrong with this beach! Sorry, I'm thinking about OLD again. Back to the show: we take calls about Porsha's sheets, Benzo's name, Sharna's other fans, and sunglasses monopolies before answering questions about Jordan Firstman's birthday party, Tesher's hot new song, Hilary…
 
Nathaniel Bar-Jonah is the Cookbook Killer, and his crimes are truly as gruesome as his name implies. Nathaniel was eventually convicted of kidnapping, torturing, murdering, and allegedly EATING his victims, all of whom were children! The case is crazy, and Nathaniel managed to evade justice for years! When authorities finally caught up to him, the…
 
Yesterday, you would have been hard-pressed to miss a pretty shocking 'mansplaining' moment from a press conference happening over in Japan. It came after the news that Brisbane will host the 2032 Olympics. During what should be a time of celebration, why do we feel sorry for Annastacia Palaszczuk today? Plus, resilience has become a bit of a buzzw…
 
Tim, Ian, and Lydia join journalist and author of "An Inconvenient Minority: The Attack on Asian American Excellence and the Fight for Meritocracy" Kenny Xu to look at the LA restaurants facing potential new lockdown restrictions, Joe Biden's medical misinformation, the White House's choice to backtrack on critical race theory, small business owner…
 
Welcome to another episode of Conversations with Coleman. My guest today probably needs no introduction. Today I'm talking to Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Ayaan is a Writer, Activist, and former Politician. She is also a New York Times best-selling author. If you haven't read her memoirs, Infidel and Nomad, then you've missed out on one of the most beautiful s…
 
Journalist Ron Brownstein says Republican-controlled state legislatures are taking a sharp right turn, in a conscious backlash against unified Democratic control of Congress. These states are not only passing voting rights restrictions, they're passing a torrent of other conservative bills that reflect the cultural and racial priorities of Trump's …
 
In this week’s episode, listen in as Professor and Psychotherapist Michael Drane and Cybersecurity Engineer Ryan Lee, dive into the psychology behind Medieval torture. This request was brought to us by our beloved Stalker Katherine, who was particularly interested in the psychology of medieval torture coupled with voyeurism. We review different Med…
 
Glennon Doyle’s book Untamed has been a sensation of 2020 and beyond, and now she’s launched a new podcast titled with words of hers that have become a cultural force: We Can Do Hard Things. Meanwhile her wife, the soccer icon Abby Wambach, has her own bestselling books and is hosting a new tv show - Abby’s Places on ESPN+. Krista spoke with them b…
 
Glennon Doyle’s book Untamed has been a sensation of 2020 and beyond, and now she’s launched a new podcast titled with words of hers that have become a cultural force: We Can Do Hard Things. Meanwhile her wife, the soccer icon Abby Wambach, has her own bestselling books and is hosting a new tv show - Abby’s Places on ESPN+. Krista spoke with them b…
 
On this week’s episode of The Waves, author and professor of history at Georgetown University Marcia Chatelain and Slate staff writer Lili Loofbourow dissect Bill Cosby’s release from prison, and what that could mean for the #MeToo movement. First they unpack exactly what happened in the Cosby case. Then they get into the potential ripple effects i…
 
Suggestible things to watch, read and listen to. Hosted by James Clement @mrsundaymovies and Claire Tonti @clairetonti. Check out Claire’s new podcast Tonts! Sign up to Claire’s weekly bonus newsletters here – tontsnewsletter This week’s Suggestibles: Fear Street Alanna Book Adventures Ms Represented Bluey Ash Barty’s Wimbledon Win Send your recomm…
 
“Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.” ― Mel Brooks Episode Guest: Marcella Arguello @marcellacomedy IG: @marcellacomedy Podcast: The Scroll Down Support the show! Join the All Fantasy Everything Patreon for exclusive mailbags, watchalongs, and video pre-rolls. Check it all out at www.patreon.com/AllF…
 
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the people, plants and animals once living on land now under the North Sea, now called Doggerland after Dogger Bank, inhabited up to c7000BC or roughly 3000 years before the beginnings of Stonehenge. There are traces of this landscape at low tide, such as the tree stumps at Redcar (above); yet more is being learned f…
 
In the early 2000s, rebels in Sudan's Darfur region took up arms against the government. In response, the Khartoum regime launched a scorched earth campaign along ethnic lines. The Sudanese military allied to a local militia, the Janjaweed, laid waste to villages across the region, killing and raping as they went. Some 300,000 people are believed t…
 
Daniel Schmachtenberger is a founding member of The Consilience Project and works in preventing global catastrophic risk. Having accurate sensemaking is a superpower in the 21st century. As the volume of information we need to sort through increases, the ability to distinguish signal from noise becomes ever more important. Given this, I wanted to a…
 
In which Rob and sportscaster Bob Costas discuss all time best calls, what makes for engaging sportscasting, the evolution of baseball, and who was the rowdiest in the booth! Plus: Rob answers a question about how to help your kids with good skincare routine in the LoweDown Line. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Yours c…
 
Tim, Ian, and Lydia join father and son, Jose Lamas, Chicago TV and radio personality, and son Ricardo Lamas, former UFC contender, to critically analyze the history of the nation of Cuba, and the challenges it's currently facing, including Jose's views on BLM, gun rights in the country, Jose's history in the Cuban counterrevolutionary movement, wh…
 
Hey Outlouders. Dropping this No Filter episode into your feed in case you need it this week. It's all about resilience, something many of us are struggling with right now. If you are, sending love. --- Hugh van Cuylenberg’s job is to teach resilience. He was a primary school teacher volunteering in Northern India when he had a life-changing realis…
 
Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson is coming out of the pandemic a changed man. The co-founder of the Roots and the music director for 'The Tonight Show' did something he never thought he'd do — he bought a farm in upstate New York. "I thought chaos was the only way that I could exist. But now I embrace quiet and I can hear myself think." Now he's venturin…
 
Happy Thursday mates! On today’s show: Former Aussie Bachelorette Elly Miles is slammed for promoting a diet where you only eat meat, old mate Jeff Bezos popped on a cowboy hat and left the planet, a script has been leaked from the set of the new Sex and The City spinoff, and - finally - what the hell were Channel 7 and Big Brother thinking when it…
 
Run down a hill away from machine-gun-toting skiers and HORRIBLY HARASS AND INTIMIDATE YOUR WIFE cause we're talking about True Lies! In this continuation of Spy-HIBILI month, Kat and Jocelyn discuss jokes that could have been ripped straight from a Looney Tune, the most conspicuous spy in the history of spies, and the fate Jocelyn believes every m…
 
Meet Cecily. She is a 525 lb. father of three and the star and producer of the incredible new musical comedy series Schmigadoon! on Apple TV+. She's also CECILY STRONG, baby!!! Matt and Bowen are joined by one of the best to ever do it who is a recent Emmy nominee for SNL and truly a dream guest for Las Cultch. Cecily shares what it was like to sta…
 
This week, Steve and Dana are joined by Isaac Butler, co-host of Slate’s Working podcast. First, the panel discusses the documentary Roadrunner about Anthony Bourdain. Next, they talk about the Apple TV show Schmigadoon. Finally, the hosts are joined by Laura Miller to discuss her review of Michael Wolff’s Landslide. In Slate Plus, the panel furthe…
 
Instagram has seen a recent influx of college “virginity club” accounts featuring sharp, funny memes about remaining chaste. On today’s episode, Madison and Rachelle put these accounts under the microscope. Is anything about these accounts real, or are they just a grift for merchandise and music promotion? After some internet sleuthing, they track …
 
A year-and-a-half into the pandemic, Christina, Bryan, and Rumaan look back at all the times we did not get to share our milestones -- good, bad, or just big -- with other queers. If a queer comes out in the forest where no one can hear them are they still queer? Yes, but perhaps less joyfully than if they had been in community. The hosts then spea…
 
On 22 July 2011 Norway suffered its worst terror attacks in recent history. A far-right extremist, Anders Breivik, launched a bomb attack on government offices in Oslo, and then, two hours later, attacked a summer camp for young political activists on the island of Utøya, 38 kms from the Norwegian capital. In total 77 people were killed that day - …
 
In this episode, we look forward to the Tokyo Olympics by handing medals to deserving champions across pop culture. From who stuck the landing to things that deserve no medal, this episode is sure to light your Olympic flame! MENTIONS Winter vs. Summer Olympics: Find out which is better Highlighter Shoes: Watch Michael Johnson’s golden dash 1996 Th…
 
Something is happening on Instagram. A growing number of influencers are outing themselves as anti-vaxx. What should you do? Unfollow? Report them? And are social media platforms doing enough? Plus, Prince Harry is writing an explosive memoir and we must discuss. And, with 14 million of us stuck at home - why does sex matter when it comes to who yo…
 
Ryan Nemeth says one short conversation with Tony Khan coupled with one order from Amazon is all it took to get the Wingmen up and running at AEW! It was getting to AEW that took the most time! Ryan explains how a birthday visit to his buddy, “Negative 1” (aka Brodie Jr), turned into the Dark match that led to him signing with AEW. Ryan talks about…
 
Tim, Ian, and Lydia join Pedro Gonzalez, associate editor at Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture, podcaster, and commentator, to discuss how the FBI apparently created the scheme to kidnap Gretchen Whitmer out of whole cloth and proceeded to use it to attempt to smear the right wing, how police ruined the life of a soldier who was attempting…
 
Support the show and get every episode by subscribing: http://sesh.plus | http://patreon.com/strugglesession | http://strugglesession.substack.com On today's episode Jack and Leslie talk Bug Con, Covid-19, #SOSCuba, rich kids, Philip Lord's grandparents owning a plantation, and Bezos' launch into nothingness. The Struggle Session theme Brendan Jame…
 
David Shoemaker is joined by Ringer writer Mirin Fader to discuss her new book, 'Giannis: The Improbable Rise of an NBA MVP.' They talk about the process of converting her original feature story into a book, how Giannis’s free agency affected the timeline, and what it's like publishing a book in real time as Giannis is currently in the NBA Finals. …
 
Listen to an exclusive sneak peak of Patrick's book, The Verge: Reformation, Renaissance, and Forty Years that Shook the World, which comes out today, July 20th! This chapter looks at the one-armed German mercenary knight Goetz von Berlichingen, and the emergence of large-scale gunpowder warfare in the 16th century. Listen to the rest of The Verge …
 
In 1941, Italian colonial rule in East Africa ended when Mussolini’s soldiers made a dramatic final stand in the northern Ethiopian town of Gondar. After a bloody battle, General Guglielmo Nasi surrendered to troops from the British empire and Ethiopian fighters loyal to Emperor Haile Selassie. Simon Watts listens to an account in the BBC archive f…
 
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