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Reading Glasses

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Reading Glasses

Brea Grant and Mallory O'Meara, Mallory O'Meara, Brea Grant

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Want to learn how to make the most of your reading life? Join Brea Grant and Mallory O’Meara every week as they discuss tips and tricks for reading better! Listeners will learn how to vanquish their To-Be-Read piles, get pointers on organizing their bookshelves and hear reviews on the newest reading gadgets. Brea and Mallory also offer advice on bookish problems. How do you climb out of a reading slump? How do you support authors while still getting books on the cheap? Where do you hide the ...
 
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The Read

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The Read

LoudSpeakersNetwork.com

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Join bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle for their weekly podcast covering hip-hop and pop culture's most trying stars. Throwing shade and spilling tea with a flippant and humorous attitude, no star is safe from Fury and Crissle unless their name is Beyoncé. (Or Blue Ivy.) As transplants to New York City (Kid Fury from Miami and Crissle from Oklahoma City), The Read also serves as an on-air therapy session for two friends trying to adjust to life (and rats) in the big city. The Read is part of the ...
 
The New Statesman is the UK's leading politics and culture magazine. Here you can listen to a selection of our very best reported features and essays read aloud. Get immersed in powerful storytelling and narrative journalism from some of the world's best writers. Have your mind opened by influential thinkers on the forces shaping our lives today. Ease into the weekend with new episodes published every Saturday morning. For more, visit www.newstatesman.com/podcasts/audio-long-reads Hosted on ...
 
Hello and welcome to Writer’s Therapy! Some people write therapeutically, authors need therapy after writing. We aren’t therapists, but we feel like we need one. This podcast is like our group therapy, just a couple of budding romance authors discussing writing, storytelling, reading and publishing--with many detours along the way.
 
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The LRB Podcast

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The LRB Podcast

The London Review of Books

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The LRB Podcast brings you weekly conversations from Europe’s leading magazine of culture and ideas. Hosted by Thomas Jones, it also features regular contributions from US Editor Adam Shatz and the ongoing ‘Close Readings’ series, which explores the lives and works of writers through the pieces about them in the LRB archive. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Take your writing from average to awesome, and learn tools of the trade from bestselling authors, master writing teachers, and publishing industry insiders. This podcast will give you tools and techniques to help you get those words on the page and your stories out into the world. Past guests include: Delia Ephron, John Sandford, Steve Berry, Jojo Moyes, Tana French, Guy Kawasaki, and more.
 
Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully. Part of the Cadence13 Network.
 
Damian Barr's Literary Salon tempts the world's best writers to read exclusively from their latest greatest works and share their own personal stories. Star guests have included Bret Easton Ellis, Jojo Moyes, John Waters, Helen Fielding, Diana Athill and Louis de Bernières - all in front of a live audience at leading glamourous locations. Suave salonnière Damian Barr is your host. Don't worry it's not a book club - there's no homework. Salon Selective! Produced by Russell Finch.
 
In every episode we look inside the daily diary of a writer, to peak at the secrets of their success. How do they plan their day and maximise their creativity, in order to plot and publish a bestseller?Some are frantic night-owls, others roll out of bed into their desks, and a few lock themselves away for days in the woods - but none have a regular 9 to 5, and we'll find out how they've managed it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
The Nascent Writer podcast is designed to support new writers as they begin their journey toward publication and story telling mastery. Each week we analyze a book and see what we can learn from its pages so that we can improve our craft. We also provide writing exercises that listeners can try to further develop their skills. If you're interested in becoming a writer, please give us a listen. We'd love to have you as a member of our community!
 
The Hebrew Bible is every bit America’s moral founding document as the Constitution is our political founding document. Every week, Rabbi Dr. Ari Lamm, speaks with thinkers, writers, artists, and faith leaders to explore how the Bible continues to inform our lives today, from politics to psychology to pop culture, bringing Americans of different traditions and persuasions closer together as so much else threatens to pull us apart.
 
Love writers and writing? How about reading and finding out more about your next favorite author you just simply can't get enough of? Then All Things Writing is for you. Join me and a wonderful bunch of guests as we take a journey through the world of books and creativity. We will share our life stories with you, as well as advice, tips and tricks, insight, funny stories, and interviews with people from all walks of life.
 
Five days a week acclaimed interviewer Tom Power sits down with the artists, writers, actors and musicians who define pop culture. Whether he’s ribbing Adele, singing a boyband classic with Simu Liu, or dissecting faith with U2 frontman Bono – Tom brings the same curiosity, respect and meticulous preparation into every conversation. He also has a track record for interviewing artists on the precipice of stardom – like Lizzo and Billie Eilish — who appeared on Q well before hitting the mainst ...
 
"Read Me A Nightmare" brings strange short stories to life. A fan of Twilight Zone? Tales from the Crypt? Mixing genres, these tales come from the realms of sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and comedy. A writer yourself? Stay tuned after the readings for interviews with editors, publishers, voice actors and other interesting folks in the industry. Visit www.fawns.ca to learn more. Please --if you enjoy the episode, leave a review!
 
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Mangasplaining

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Mangasplaining

Deb Aoki, David Brothers, Christopher Butcher, Chip Zdarsky

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Curious about manga but don't know where to start? Well neither does comics writer/artist Chip Zdarsky! Join manga experts Deb Aoki, David Brothers, and Christopher Woodrow-Butcher, as they introduce the medium to Chip (and to you!) through some of its best and most important works. Every week a new volume of manga to re-discover, discuss, and enjoy! More info at Mangasplaining.com!
 
Join writer Elizabeth Flux and comedian Ben McKenzie on their six(ish) year mission to read every Terry Pratchett novel – not just the Discworld ones! They’ll read one a month, and discuss them with special guests, puns and footnotes. Episodes released on the 8th of each month (Australian time); check pratchatpodcast.com and the end of each episode for notice of the next book, and send in questions to us via social media! The explicit tag represents a fairly average Australian level of coars ...
 
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Status Update

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Status Update

Tomasz Koper, Shirley Lin, RTI

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Status Update is RTI's most interactive program, and your entries are what make the program exciting! We welcome your participation in the following segments. Letters: Each week, we select letters from our worldwide listeners to read on the air. Watch out for monthly topics on the website. Q&A: Ask anything you are curious about Taiwan or RTI. Shirley Lin and John Van Trieste will use their wits and wisdom to answer your questions. The senders of selected entries read on air will receive spe ...
 
As adults it may be challenging to find time to read, but reading must be seen as an event with passion, knowledge, and drama; we thrive to give you all of these and more as we invite writers to share their Inspiration so that we all can be Enlightened. Let's Just Read
 
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Ink to Film

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Ink to Film

Luke Elliott & James Bailey

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Are you the sort of person who likes to read the book before you see the movie? So are Luke and James—a writer and filmmaker respectively who bring their backgrounds studying stories to the table for in-depth discussions of the adaptations of the past and present. If you love delving into the craft behind the art you love, then Ink to Film is for you.
 
The Pastor Writer podcast is a series of conversations and reflections on the Christian life through reading and writing. From interviews with authors to thoughts on scripture and culture, Chase Replogle offers a wide range of topics and explorations. Chase is a church pastor and writer. You can follow more of his work at pastorwriter.com
 
Welcome to Read It With Whiskey, the place to be if you are a sci-fi or fantasy reader! This show will give you behind-the-scenes interviews with self-published sci-fi and fantasy authors, including character, plot, and setting inspiration stories. We also dive into reader tips and tricks, genre discussions, and, of course, we always talk a little bit about whiskey! Let's get to know the person behind the page; sit back, sip some whiskey, and lean into your book nerd self! Support this podca ...
 
The Speakeasy Cafe Open-Mic Poetry Show airs every Thursday at 8 pm east coast time! Hosted by Nyla Alisia, this show offers non-stop poetic entertainment where it is all about YOU the POETS! The Speakeasy Cafe is an eclectic, supportive, passionate and inspiring place to come share your words, listen to other poets, inspire and be inspired! Poets write because they have something to say, come take the mic and say it! You are always welcome at the Speakeasy Cafe!
 
The creative life must be nurtured. Writing, art, music, all of it takes courage, and living such a life requires the right state of mind. Get inspiration, tips, and delve into the artistic life. Join award-winning writer, bestselling author, and the editor of WRITER SHED PRESS, David W. Berner inside his writing shed outside Chicago as he explores the triumphs, struggles, and adventures of the creative life.
 
This is a podcast for emerging writers who want to improve the quality of their work and learn more about the publishing industry. Your one host, Bianca Marais (the bestselling author of 'The Witches of Moonshyne Manor') interviews authors, agents, editors and just about anyone and everyone who's involved in bringing a book to market. She's joined by her cohosts, literary agents Carly Watters and CeCe Lyra from P.S. Literary Agency, who read and critique query letters as well as opening page ...
 
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Book Fight

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Book Fight

Mike Ingram and Tom McAllister

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A podcast about books, writing, reading, and raccoons. Hosted by Mike Ingram and Tom McAllister, editors at Barrelhouse Magazine and authors of fiction and creative nonfiction. Winner of a 2015 Philadelphia Geek Award for Best Streaming Media Project. You don't need to read the books to enjoy the show!
 
A podcast where two non-believers read through the Bible but try not to be jerks about it. Join comics writers Benito Cereno and Chris Sims as they journey through the Good Book from Acts to Zephaniah, with stops in the Apocrypha along the way.
 
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Alison Stockham's new book is 'The Cuckoo Sister'. It tells the story of Maggie, who has a seemingly perfect life, only... she's cracking under the strain of it all. One day, when Maggie walks out on everything, her sister Rose is all too willing to step into her life. We talk about why she's half and half between planning and pantsing, also how sh…
 
Holy doodle! Jason welcomes one of his oldest & longest-suffering pals for a nostalgia-soaked ramble about high school airbands, role-playing games, pretty good nosebleeds, trying to be Leonard Cohen, & being robbed blind by John Cobra. Roger not only bravely shares some of his high school-era poetry, he turns the table & shares some of Jason's as …
 
Terry Glaspey is a writer, an editor, a creative mentor, and someone who finds various forms of art—painting, films, novels, poetry, and music—to be some of the places where he most deeply connects with God. He has a master’s degree in history from the University of Oregon, as well as undergraduate degrees emphasizing counseling and pastoral studie…
 
Clare Sestanovich reads her story “Different People,” which appeared in the January 30, 2023, issue of the magazine. Sestanovich’s début story collection, “Objects of Desire,” which came out in 2021, was a finalist PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize. She was named a “5 Under 35” honoree by the National Book Foundation in 2022.…
 
I write about building connections and growing through relationships, which comes down to building trust and informing an audience of my expertise, whether with experience in travel or by demonstrating my storytelling capabilities as a novelist. Douglas Weissman is an author and travel writer who has spent time exploring diverse corners of the worl…
 
This month, Ben flies solo with guest Andy Matthews as they reach back into Pratchett’s earliest fiction to discuss Beatrix Potter, writing practice, The Matrix…oh, and Terry’s 1973 short story for the Bucks Free Press, “RIncemangle, the Gnome of Even Moor”! The suspiciously familiar-sounding Gnome Rincemangle lives a sad, solitary life on the stra…
 
In the second episode of a four-part series on climate chaos and reproductive justice, Meehan Crist speaks to Banu Subramaniam, the evolutionary biologist and feminist science scholar. They discuss the global persistence of Malthusian thinking, why the focus of policymakers on population often means focusing on the bodies of poor and marginalised w…
 
During the Toronto International Film Festival, Anna Kendrick sat down with Tom Power to chat about her latest film, “Alice, Darling,” what it was like being trapped in an elevator and how she looks back on some of her most life-changing roles as an actor. Plus, in his award-winning novel “Fifteen Dogs,” André Alexis imagined what would happen if o…
 
In this week's bonus episode, we're talking about how to choose the next book to read from your TBR list. Do you have to read them in purchasing order? What if you no longer have any interest in pursuing one of the books on your list? What do you do when you're in a reading slump? In every bonus episode, Laura explores reader topics such as reading…
 
Rich Fay is joined by Samuel Luckhurst to discuss Man Utd’s 2-1 win over Palace, dealing with Casemiro’s red card and subsequent 3-match suspension and analyse Marcel Sabitzer’s debut. This episode was recorded prior to Leeds United's statement on Jesse Marsch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Jason Segel has played a lot of funny characters in turmoil. Whether that’s as a young person in the throes of angst in “Freaks and Geeks,” or as someone recently dumped while on a Hawaiian vacation like in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall.” He keeps that trend going in the new Apple TV+ series, “Shrinking,” where he plays a therapist who’s dealing with …
 
In a striking story from her memoir Just Kids, Patti Smith describes why she decided to cut her own hair and how that decision changed her life. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/…
 
From ancient times until today, plagues and pandemics have played a transformational role in human history. And of all the intellectual and theological traditions that have reflected upon the significance of these devastating natural phenomena, perhaps the most famous and profound is the Bible. Just think, for example, of the narrative of the Ten P…
 
Indian writer Deepti Kapoor takes on corruption, wealth and poverty in India in her novel The Age of Vice, Michelle Johnston takes you deep in to the basement of the Perth hospital where she works and writes and American author Kevin Wilson's "book for prudish teens", Now is Not the Time to Panic.By Australian Broadcasting Corporation
 
The Shetland-born writer and TV presenter, best known for BBC documentary series ‘Scotland from the Sky’, speaks to Georgina Godwin. His latest book, ‘The Edge of the Plain: How Borders Make and Break our World’, took him to some of the planet’s most contested and fastest-changing borders, from Israel to Mexico and back home to Scotland.…
 
We discuss two questions: whether parenthood has changed us and whether we ask ourselves rhetorical questions. Then we realize we’re not entirely clear on the definition of “rhetorical question.” We also talk about tablescapes and relationships. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @Gre…
 
In late January 2023 the New Statesman’s Bruno Macaes travelled to the front lines in Ukraine. In the Donbas, in the east, he found scenes of total devastation – levelled villages and burned forests, the remaining residents “walking the streets like ghosts”. At the front the Russian army is sending wave after wave of troops in the hope of making th…
 
Steven Railston is joined by Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall to discuss Man Utd’s 2-0 win over Forest in midweek, resulting in a first cup final since 2021, the return of Jadon Sancho and Anthony Martial as well as previewing the upcoming Premier League tie with Crystal Palace. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Nineteen85 is behind some of Drake’s biggest songs, from “Hotline Bling” to “Hold On We’re Going Home.” And when he’s not putting his Grammy Award-winning touch on other people’s music, he’s making his own as part of the R&B duo DVSN. Nineteen85 talks to Tom about his new album, his love of Jimi Hendrix and what it was like producing some of Drake’…
 
The SPEAKEASY CAFE ~ONLINE!~ OPEN MIC POETRY RADIO SHOW INSPIRE AND BE INSPIRED! Show time: 5:00pm West coast - 8:00pm East coast REMEMBER TO CALL IN EARLY!! The call in number is 646-595-3965 Info: You do not have to be logged in to listen to the show, but you do to join in the Poet's chat-room. It's a good way to network with other writers and th…
 
Postmodernism comes to the home-invasion Horror subgenre when Paul Tremblay has his way. In episode 257, join Luke & James for a SPOILER-FREE review to start the episode off, including a real-world connection to the author, before delving into the grasshopper theory and their thoughts on the three major dividing points Luke identifies for readers o…
 
Brea and Mallory talk about post book sadness, test out book tracking bookmarks, and recommend Wheel of Time readalikes. Email us at readingglassespodcast at gmail dot com! Reading Glasses Merch Recommendations Store Sponsors - Trade Coffee www.drinktrade.com/glasses Dipsea www.dipseastories.com/glasses Links - Reading Glasses Facebook Group Readin…
 
Matty Healy, the frontman of the band The 1975, is known for his quippy, observational lyrics about dating, youth culture and technology. But when it comes to his own emotions, he’s typically quite guarded. On The 1975’s new album “Being Funny in a Foreign Language,” he leans into his feelings and shares them with the world. Matty joins Tom Power t…
 
In today’s Books with Hooks, Carly and CeCe critique two queries each, discussing strong hooks; coincidences; describing a character indirectly; grief, day-to-day, and voicey-ness in the pages; submitting polished queries, character observations tying in with their story-forward intentions, characterization, covering a long time period in a story, …
 
In this episode, we lay out the format for the Nascent Writer podcast, learn some valuable writing lessons from one of our nation's Founding Fathers, and glean writing strategies and techniques from Janitors by Tyler Whitesides. We also share our attempts at writing a hook for an imagined book that would compel a potential reader to open its pages …
 
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Monte Schultz. We’ll be talking about his book Metropolis, and the intricacies of writing alternative history. Monte Schulz received his M.A. in American Studies from University of California, Santa Barbara. He published his first novel, Down by the River, in 1990, and spent the next twelve years writing a…
 
This is the second installment of THE SCHOOL OF JOYFUL WRITING, a podcast writing workshop series that focuses on the joyful process of telling stories, how to find the way to a creative life, and how to meet your writing goals. The four-part series is conducted by Writer Shed host, David W. Berner who has taught writing and conducted workshops for…
 
After 40 years working in film, Laura Dern has built a reputation for playing complex women grappling with the messiness of real-life. That legacy continues with her latest movie, “The Son,” in which she plays a divorced parent trying to support her son through depression. Plus, singer-songwriters Tegan and Sara tell Tom about their latest album “C…
 
We talk about why it’s a good idea to aim to show up, and why it’s helpful to establish a code phrase with your sweetheart to let them know, “Change the subject.” We also talk about how to avoid arguments about who is right and who is wrong. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @Gretche…
 
We welcome national treasure Michael Rosen onto the podcast this week to share some beautiful, witty and thoughtful reflections from his new memoir, Getting Better. Exploring the roles that trauma and grief have played in his own life, Michael investigates the road to recovery, asking how we can find it within ourselves to live well again after - o…
 
Two of the biggest names in literary historical fiction discuss race, humanity, and writing sweeping stories based on true events. Nadifa Mohamed’s The Fortune Men, based on the real story of a young Somali sailor accused of a crime he did not commit, was a finalist for the Booker Prize. Nathan Harris joined us with The Sweetness of Water, depictin…
 
The Mangasplaining gang returns to a favorite josei manga from way back in the first season, Takako Shimura’s Even Though We’re Adults! But when the second volume goes in a different direction than the first, will the team still find themselves as passionate about the series as leads Ayano and Akari were in volume 1? Listen to find out! Don’t forge…
 
Long before Margaret Thatcher told her cabinet that The Constitution of Liberty was “what we believe”, neoliberal poster boy Friedrich Hayek had been denounced by his mentor as a socialist. Following his review of a new biography, Jonathan Rée speaks to Tom about Hayek’s celebrity and infamy, and the ways close reading reveals surprising nuance in …
 
This episode is like a time capsule, despite only happening ~ 1 1/2 months ago. Pretend it's at some point in December 2022, listener, to achieve the full vibe. We talk about forbidden love, and the microtropes within the trope that make it work! Also Bagel Church. Note: Fun Fact! This episode was recorded a few hours after Kate ingested norovirus-…
 
Join me and my amazing guest, Tracy Clark, as we talk about her amazing book, Hide. We also talked about her creative process, her approach to story telling, and balancing viewpoints to ensure the story line is genuine. We also chat about life in Chicago. How black Americans have been historically not gotten the recognition they richly deserve for …
 
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