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Welcome to your new favourite book club. If you enjoy deep dives into the greatest books ever written, you will love Hardcore Literature. Provocative poems, evocative epics, and life-changing literary analyses. We don’t just read the great books - we live them. Together we’ll suck the marrow out of Shakespeare, Homer, and Tolstoy. We’ll relish the most moving art ever committed to the page and stage from every age. Join us on the reading adventure of a lifetime.
 
"Datsusara" is a Japanese phrase that means “to escape the salary workers life”. This concept of living a life of self determination is the primary focus of the show. Episodes will feature guests that are examples of living the Datsusara way. The show is hosted by Chris Odell who is the founder of a modern hemp gear company which is also called Datsusara.
 
...in every episode, a character dies! And...gets better. Listen along as we travel down the wormhole of countless deaths and resurrections spread out across comic book history! Cover art includes art from Phoenix Resurrection Return Jean Grey #1 by Arthur Adams, Superman #75 by Dan Jurgens and Brett Breeding, Batman #681 by Tony S. Daniel, Sandu Florea, and Guy Major, House of M by Olivier Coipel, Tim Townsend, and Frank D'Armata.
 
Join Don Wildman twice a week for your hit of American history, as he explores the past to help us understand the United States of today. We’ll hear how codebreakers uncovered secret Japanese plans for the Battle of Midway, visit Chief Powhatan as he prepares for war with the British, see Walt Disney accuse his former colleagues of being communists, and uncover the dark history that lies beneath Central Park. From pre-colonial America to independence, slavery to civil rights, the gold rush t ...
 
Come along with me and explore the lives of Archimedes, Galileo Galilei, Albert Einstein, Wangari Maathai, Ctesibius, Valentina Tereshkova, Chiune Sugihara, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett… and others who’ve greatly influenced society. What life choices led them to be so extraordinary… what can we learn from them?
 
Want to become a published author? Are you in need of some inspiration from other writers? How did they turn their passion into a paying job? The Pen to Print and Write On! Audio podcasts are for everyone in the writing community by showcasing work, offering advice, news and views. Based in east London, contribute to Write On! Magazine, Write On! Extra or Write On! Audio. Take part online with Pen to Print's FREE programme of creative writing, poetry, screenwriting, playwriting classes or en ...
 
Science, pop culture, and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and Director of New York's Hayden Planetarium, and his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities, and scientific experts explore astronomy, physics, and everything else there is to know about life in the universe. New episodes premiere Tuesdays. Keep Looking Up!
 
Comedian and actor Gilbert Gottfried, a man Stephen King once called “a national treasure,” talks with the show business legends, icons and behind-the-scenes talents who shaped his childhood and influenced his comedy. Along with co-host and fellow pop culture fanatic Frank Santopadre, Gilbert is joined by comics, actors, musicians, talk show hosts, writers and other eyewitnesses to Hollywood history, including Bruce Dern, Chevy Chase, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Adam West, Steve Buscemi, Micky Dole ...
 
Welcome to the IQ Knowledge Junkie podcast, where enlightening ideas come from! I’m The Author of “LMAOKJ” (Learning More After Obstacles Kenneth Journey) “LMFAOKJ” (Learning Motivation From All Over Knowledge Junkie) “IQKJ” (Inspiring Quotations Knowledgeably Justified) “IKJ” (Intelligent Knowledge Junkie) & “KMSL” (Knowledgeable Mentalities Sustainably Lived). I’ve been in magazines and won the best sense of humor award in HS. I plan on owning a NBA Team & an Amusement Park. I’m the Creato ...
 
Welcome to “Lift The Curtain”, a light hearted podcast where we talk to people in the creative industry. From musicians to content creators, promoters to roadies, photographers to tattoo artists, and everything in between. Hosted by Ben, a 28-year-old band manager and content creator, the podcast peeps through the curtain on the good the bad and the ugly, behind the scenes, funny anecdotes and what it means to take the plunge in order to make your passion your livelihood. And who knows, mayb ...
 
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The Book Legion

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The Book Legion was created to give you a resource for valuable books that will accelerate your growth. Books are the core of who we are as a society, without books being written, how would society have ever evolved? Every week we will be reviewing a book that will be impactful on your life. We will do a book review on a book that covers the core pillar of our life, such as books on health and wellness, sales books, leadership books, spiritual books, and entrepreneurship books. We will give ...
 
Garbled Twistory is a podcast that’s primary objective is to humanize history, through humorizing history. It re-tells history in a way that places special emphasis on the most unusual elements and indiscriminately injects F.U.N by the bucketload! The first season’s focus is US History: as told by all of its presidential elections and all of its presidential election candidates! There will be biographical episodes for every presidential candidate, episodes for every election, and episodes fo ...
 
Book Spider (previously known as The God Setebos) is a book-of-the-week podcast primarily covering novels, with the occasional detour into nonfiction, literary criticism, poetry, and music. We pride ourselves in running a smart podcast for the discerning listener, and we strive for the highest level of intellectual rigor. Our mascot, the book spider, sits in its cold corner, gathering its web of text, looking at the world with its calm, chilly eyes.
 
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Today, the guys welcome Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center Curator Benjamin Clark. Benjamin leads a team of professionals dedicated to the preservation, display, and interpretation of the life and art of Peanuts comic strip creator, Charles M. Schulz. We talk about the excitement and challenges of working for the Peanuts brand, the care t…
 
One a day keeps the doctor away. Join us on this week’s PreserveCast, as we talk with Tom Brown who is on the search for “Lost” heritage apple varieties. Listen in as Tom shares his decades-long journey to rediscover heritage apples and what it takes to preserve these “Lost” breeds.By Preservation Maryland
 
GGACP celebrates the birthday (February 5th) of legendary comedy writer Bernie Orenstein with an ENCORE of a roundtable discussion featuring an all-star panel of TV comedy writers, including Dave Hackel (“Wings,” “Becker”), John Markus (“The Cosby Show,” “The Larry Sanders Show”) and Bill Persky (“The Dick Van Dyke Show,” “That Girl”). In this epis…
 
In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal, and they run through some of their favorite Super Bowl prop bets. Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Cousin Sal Associate Producer: Isaiah Blakely Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesBy The Ringer
 
In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Joe House to give their reactions to the Dallas Mavericks’ trade for Kyrie Irving. They discuss the assets the Brooklyn Nets got, whether they would they have taken the risk associated with trading for Irving, whether there are any other big trades coming, and…
 
In this episode, we review David Goggins newly released book Never Finished. He takes us inside his mental lab, and we cover some of our favorite takeaways and chat about our feelings overall on the book. The stories and lessons in this raw, revealing, unflinching memoir offer the reader a blueprint they can use to climb from the bottom of the barr…
 
Earlier in Acts 2 we saw the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles. The multitudes have witnessed the apostles’ ability to speak in different languages and the multitudes want to know what this means. Peter, with the other eleven apostles, preach from Joel 2 explaining that these events were the fulfillment of Joel’s prophecy. Further, the ap…
 
Another mind bending podcast. First an apology for talking over Jennifer; because I knew I didn't have her for long, I wanted to squeeze in as much information as I could. The first half I interrupt her often, the second half not so much. Yes, I did a Laverne & Shirley, I played "Guide the Pizza Delivery guy" - an idea that Charles Grodin had, that…
 
What makes some people better at focusing? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly learn about the neuroscience behind concentration and performance with neuroscientist Heather Berlin, PhD. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/neuroscience-of-focus-with-…
 
In honor of the upcoming NBA trade deadline, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor, Chris Ryan, and Rob Mahoney to throw out their favorite fake NBA trades for this season! Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Kevin O’Connor, Rob Mahoney, and Chris Ryan Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoic…
 
In Spring 1961, the Space Race between the US and Soviet Union was well underway. Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person in Space in April and the Americans knew his achievement had to be matched. Alan Shepard was chosen as the man for the job. Jay Gallentine tells Don how we went from satellites, to dogs, then humans in space; as t…
 
GGACP celebrates the birthday (February 4th) of veteran stage and screen actor John Schuck by revisiting this memorable interview from 2021. In this episode, John looks back at his six-decade career in show business and talks about turning down movie roles, guesting on game shows, canoodling with Elizabeth Taylor, portraying both Herman Munster and…
 
Aimee Elizabeth Semple McPherson (née Kennedy; October 9, 1890 – September 27, 1944), also known as Sister Aimee or Sister, was a Canadian Pentecostal evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s, famous for founding the Foursquare Church. McPherson pioneered the use of broadcast mass media for wider dissemination of both religious service…
 
Big Zuu is a double Bafta winning TV cook who presents Big Zuu’s Big Eats on Dave. His former guests have included Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan and Mel B. He's also a grime MC rapper who has released four albums. He joins me to talk about the impact of his upbringing - his mum arrived to a West London council estate from Sierra Leone when she was pre…
 
Chris Lenington signed an early entry for the Army in 1998. Chris would serve twenty years and was deployed in Kosovo, one tour in Iraq, and three tours in Afghanistan including one stop at Camp Seray an outpost high in the mountains, which was attacked by Taliban fighters almost daily. Chris earned a Purple Heart while serving in Afghanistan. Chri…
 
Can there be life on planets without magnetic fields? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian Chuck Nice discuss exoplanets, extraterrestrials, and answer extraordinary questions from our fans with astrobiologist, David Grinspoon. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/cosmic-queries-…
 
There’s a new girl on the scene and she’s set to be a star, as Schulz turns the kid comic genre on its head with the debut of a startlingly modern new heroine; the immortal ‘‘Peppermint” Patty. Meanwhile, Snoopy is living an adventurous life, and Charlie Brown has no idea what’s going on. Plus: Engelbert Humperdinck. No, the other Engelbert Humperd…
 
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print In this bonus edition we are sharing the audio drama Postcards From Another World by Frasier Armitage which was the winner of the 2022 Pen to Print Audio Play Competition In Postcards from Another World by Frasier Armitage you heard Sarah G…
 
One of preservation’s biggest challenges is climate change. On this week’s PreserveCast, we are talking with Benjamin Curran, a 2021 recipient of the Harrison Goodall Fellowship. Curran’s project intended to explore the viability of constructing low-cost open-source sensors for the purpose of increasing the breadth of communities engaged in self-mo…
 
GGACP marks the 30th anniversary of the cult comedy “Matinee” (released January 29, 1993) with an ENCORE presentation of a fascinating 2016 interview with director-producer Joe Dante. In this episode, Joe discusses everything from his love of Disney films to apprenticing for Roger Corman to developing the ill-fated “Jaws 3, People 0.” Also, Joe aud…
 
The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs outlasting the Bengals (1:12), and the Eagles rolling over the 49ers (21:30), before guessing the line for Super Bowl LVII (37:23), followed by Parent Corner (47:39). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Cousin Sal Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choic…
 
In the previous verses, Peter has just explained to the crowd in Jerusalem that the Holy Spirit is working through the disciples. Now he shifts to preaching about Jesus Christ. He addresses his audience a second time, Men of Israel, to draw attention to what he is about to say: listen to these words. The words he will speak are for the Men of Israe…
 
The Power of Habit contains an exhilarating argument: The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, being more productive, and achieving success is understanding how habits work. As Duhigg shows, by harnessing this new science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives. Buy the Book here: https://amzn.to/3kSrsTB Other Books …
 
If you're enjoying the Hardcore Literature Show, there are two ways you can show your support and ensure it continues: 1. Please leave a quick review on iTunes. 2. Join in the fun over at the Hardcore Literature Book Club: patreon.com/hardcoreliterature Thank you so much. Happy listening and reading! - Benjamin…
 
In this week's Notable People in History podcast, we’ll take a look at the life of Mahalia Jackson. Born October 26, 1911 in the Black Pearl section New Orleans, she would perform for kings and queens, presidents and prime ministers and kept going back to sing in churches for the people who loved her voice first.…
 
The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Peter Schrager of NFL Network and Fox Sports to discuss Bengals-Chiefs, Patrick Mahomes's injury, the Bengals' postseason attitude adjustment, 49ers-Eagles, Aaron Rodgers rumors, and more (1:32). Then, Bill talks with Benjamin Solak about the key personnel matchups in each conference title game, why these game…
 
Another one for the ages. I was a music critic at Variety during my film career, they had me go by the moniker Tini, and I got to meet or review many musicians... fun gig. At some point, Luana Anders and I were having lunch in Hugo's in West Hollywood when David Crosby came in, came over to the table to say hello to Luana. They were old pals from t…
 
From 1956 to 1971, J. Edgar Hoover ran COINTELPRO (Counterintelligence Program). A series of covert and illegal FBI operations aimed at surveilling, infiltrating, discrediting, and disrupting political organisations in America. The leaders of pro-civil rights, anti-Vietnam war and pro-choice groups were among those targeted. When the programme was …
 
GGACP celebrates the birthday (January 27) of a favorite guest of Gilbert and Frank, Emmy-winning writer-producer Phil Rosenthal, by revisiting his first appearance from back in 2018. In this episode, Phil weighs in on a number of compelling topics, including the "sex appeal" of comedians, the ingeniousness of "Tootsie" (and "The Swimmer"!) and the…
 
The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Vernon and Joe House to discuss the Grizzlies' three-game losing streak and whether this team could use some veterans before the trade deadline (2:06). They also kick around solutions to the NBA's problem of its stars missing games (19:11) before sharing their favorite NBA futures bets (39:53). Finally, …
 
SPENCER MATTHEWS! I confess, I enjoyed this conversation SO MUCH. It's not just because I'm an unabashed viewer of Made in Chelsea from the early days.* It's also because I've watched Spencer transcend his (decidedly not great) reality TV persona to become a successful entrepreneur, broadcaster, husband and father. I've always had a soft spot for h…
 
Robert Leeker started his military career as a one striper in the Air Force in 1971 and went to basic training at Lackland Air Force Base. After working as a mechanic on planes, Bob decided he wanted to fly them. He earned his associates degree at Meramec Community College and took flying lessons on his own dime to ready himself to become an Air Fo…
 
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