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These aren't the stories your mother used to tell you ... no, these are The Other Stories. The Other Stories is a weekly short story podcast. A modern take on The Twilight Zone, Tales From The Crypt, or The Outer Limits. Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF stories delivered right to your podcast feed every Monday morning. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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.
 
A shy and dowdy country girl, Berenice feels socially inept beside her vivacious and sophisticated cousin, Marjorie. But Marjorie decides to groom her and when Berenice turns out better than she expected, Marjorie is delighted, till Berenice catches the eye of one of Marjorie's own faithful admirers. Will Berenice remain the timid and diffident country girl, or will her newfound success give her courage? Lois, a young girl engaged to be married, suddenly becomes unsure about the relationship ...
 
Welcome to the official BBC News YouTube channel. Interested in global news with an impartial perspective? Want to see behind-the-scenes clips and footage directly from the front-line? Our YouTube channel has all this and more, bringing you specially selected clips from the world's most trusted news source. Tune into BBC World News for 24 hour news on TV. Check out BBC News on mobile and download our app for iPhone, Android and Kindle Fire. The official BBC News YouTube channel is operated b ...
 
Creative Drive is a short-form international showcase of poetry and short fiction from all walks of life. We welcome writers outside the U.S., works from under-represented communities, and rejected works! Let's get your work out there: Make art, much love! Produced by J. Alejandro and Maddie https://cruzfolio.com/creative-drive-podcast/
 
The German Law Journal has been providing Open Access to Comparative, European, and International Law for over 20 years. Listen to #GLJShorts to find out what our most recent articles are about and to meet the person behind the paper. Listen to #GLJSpecials to dive deeper into selected articles or for an introduction into our most recent Special Issues. Find video versions of our podcasts on our YouTube channel!
 
The Entire City is a podcast about stories. Co-hosts Alexander and Steve convene in each episode to discuss a pair of short stories. Connections between the two may be obvious, intuitive, or downright mysterious. The goal, in discussing select works, is great conversation about art, life, culture, and the unknown. If narrative empathy affords readers the chance to live lives we will never live, talking about stories provides the opportunity to explore the artistic expansion of perspective to ...
 
Southern Californians may be short on time but they are never short on curiosity. Every Friday, Spectrum News 1 political reporter and anchor Alex Cohen gives listeners the important local news and information SoCal needs to know in one fell swoop. In just about 17 minutes, listeners will get informed on the issues affecting Southern California. Featuring occasional interviews with SoCal newsmakers, “SoCal in 17” is the definitive weekly podcast for those living in and around Los Angeles.​​
 
Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author’s imagination. The reader-selected stories ...
 
Podcast and vidcast set in a monthly book club format from two huge Warhammer 40,000 lore fans. If you like reading WH40k novels, short stories, audio dramas, etc., then this is the podcast for you. Every two weeks we select a book from the vast Black Library to read and discuss. Sometimes we read old books and sometimes we read newer releases. We always have a method to our madness as to why! If you’ve never read any WH40k and aren’t sure where to start, we have advice regarding that too on ...
 
Selects is the podcast for people looking to listen to something new, where you can hear great short pieces submitted by independent producers and from up-and-coming podcasts. Each episode features a curated set of short pieces (less than 10 minutes) and provides links to the producers podcast so you can easily subscribe to the ones you liked.
 
Welcome to Short Plays for Short Journeys, the podcast that brings you new plays by exciting authors, to listen to while you’re on the move. Rich stories are all around us and we’ve carefully selected some of the most original pieces which reflect today’s dynamic new authors. Performed by a diverse range of voices and viewpoints, immerse yourself as we tackle the modern world, one play at a time. This podcast is brought to you by Wild Duck Productions and produced by Susan Conte and Fleur de ...
 
AHMM introduces The Hitchcock Podcast Series. Each month we post a new reading of a favorite story from our archives, selected and introduced by the magazine's editor, Linda Landrigan. For over 60 years, AHMM has published the best in short crime fiction. This podcast series features stories by AHMM contributors, occasionally supplemented by interviews with the authors. Visit TheMysteryPlace.com for more stories, book reviews, subscription information, and more.
 
Short stories and skits of varying lengths and writing styles are narrated, performed and dramatized by skilled actors. Either choose them at random, or select your favorite literary genre according to your mood. Crime Without Grime may be lighthearted or murder most foul; The Spouse Trap covers marital discord which may be funny or may be dark; Life In The Slow Lane offers anecdotal stories from suburbia that may make you laugh – or cry, while Wannarbee Bond is a pulp fiction spoof with ove ...
 
The entire foundation which this country has been founded upon is very quickly being eroded. Basic laws of economics are being discarded for the benefit of a select few. Protests, elections and even our financial system are being hijacked by individuals that have an agenda that threatens all of us. Censorship is back in vogue. Our RIGHTS are quickly being stripped away. Through this podcast I use economics, history, finance, government, literature and anything else I can think of to shine th ...
 
Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological and technical speculations based on current or future science or technology. This is a reader-selected collection of short stories originally published between 1931 and 1963, that entered the US public domain when their copyright was not renewed. Summary by Cori Samuel, with Wikipedia input.
 
Tribe of Mentors is a short-form podcast series from Tim Ferriss, one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People” and an early-stage tech investor/advisor in Uber, Facebook, Twitter, Shopify, Duolingo, Alibaba, and 50+ other companies. The show highlights short life advice from the best in the world. The Observer and other media have named him “the Oprah of audio” due to the influence of his podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show, which has exceeded 500 million downloads and been selected for ...
 
The Imagining the Past podcast series features authors appearing at the Historical Novel Society Australasia biennial conferences or have been recognised in our $100,000 ARA Historical Novel Prize. Our hosts, Kelly Gardiner and Greg Johnston, discuss researching, writing and publishing historical fiction with acclaimed writers of the genre in its many forms from crime to fantasy to literary fiction, set in eras stretching from ancient times to the Swinging Sixties, and for readers of all age ...
 
A collection of ten short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches, news items and reports included in this collection were independently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass history, politics, philosophy, nature and religion. Included in this collection are “The Emanicpation Proclamation” and Second Inaugural Address of Abraham Lincoln, “Prinicpal Doctrines” by Epicurus, “Fox and Hound” and the preface to “The Breath of Life” both by John Burroughs, “The Went ...
 
In this collection of short stories, Edward G. Talbot provides thrills, chills, laughs, and drama in abbreviated form. If you like bite-sized fiction, allow Talbot and selected guest authors to take you on a ride. The stories are varied, with an emphasis on twists and improbable situations. A talk show appearance gone very wrong. An athlete willing to sacrifice to win. And a strip club bouncer discovering that Heaven isn't what he expected. So sit back, close your eyes, and put on your headp ...
 
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Guest host Maulik Pancholy presents two stories in which social outliers strive for love. In “Tandolfo the Great,” by Richard Bausch, a sad-sack children’s clown falls head over heels—without a banana peel. Michael Ian Black is the reader. And American master Carson McCullers presents a complex theory about the nature of love, from a surprising sou…
 
Two stories in which social outliers strive for love. “Tandolfo the Great,” by Richard Bausch, is read by Michael Ian Black. And Lance Reddick reads “A Tree, A Rock, a Cloud” by American master Carson McCullers. Join and give!: https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/symphonyspacenyc?code=Splashpage See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
The EU’s former Brexit chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, joins Emily Maitlis in his first UK broadcast interview since the publication of his book 'My Secret Brexit Diary'. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUogThe Brexit vote was five years ago and the Brexit deal was struck nearly two years ago. And yet the tentacles of those decisions are b…
 
More than 220 female Afghan judges are in hiding due to fear of retribution under Taliban rule. Most have passed judgement in cases involving violence against women. The men they sent to prison in the past are now threatening to kill them. As some of the most powerful and prominent women in the country, they are known public figures.Six former fema…
 
US singer R Kelly has been found guilty of exploiting his celebrity status to run a scheme to sexually abuse women and children over two decades.The jury found Kelly guilty on all charges after two days of deliberation following the six-week trial.He could spend the rest of his life behind bars when he’s sentenced in May 2022.Please subscribe HERE …
 
This week marks 80 years since of one of the worst massacres of World War Two. Nearly 34,000 Jews were killed by the Nazis at the ravine of Babyn Yar in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv in the space of just two days.The country is still grappling with how the atrocities should be remembered eight decades on.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#BBC…
 
Model Nyasha Matonhodze had hits and misses with the treatment of her hair and make-up as a black woman - so decided to put together a care package for others like her to use as back-up.She is not the only one addressing this issue, as a large agency, which provides stylists for fashion shows across the world, has launched a manifesto that champion…
 
Scott Morrison has signalled he may not attend the UN's landmark climate conference in November as his government faces continued criticism of its poor climate record.The Australian PM said he had "not made any final decisions" on attending, suggesting it was a burden."It's another trip overseas... and I've spent a lot of time in quarantine," he to…
 
Almost two-thirds of Swiss voters have backed same-sex marriage in a referendum.It makes Switzerland the 30th country in the world – and one of the last countries in western Europe – to legalise same-sex marriage.Campaigners have hailed the vote as a historic moment for LGBT rights in the country.In the build up to the poll, church groups and conse…
 
Afghan news anchor Beheshta Arghand made history when she interviewed the Taliban just days after they took over her country.Now, having fled to Albania in fear of her life, Ms Arghand says she has lost everything – and that the extremist group has lost "a generation".Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#Afghanistan #Taliban #BBCNews…
 
Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) have claimed victory in the federal election, telling the party of outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel it should no longer be in power.SPD leader Olaf Scholz said he had a clear mandate to form a government, while his conservative rival Armin Laschet remained determined to fight on.Mr Scholz has said it is time for a …
 
Children born in high-income countries will experience twice as many extreme climate events as their grandparents, new research suggests.But for children in low-income countries, it will be worse - as they will see three times as many, say researchers at the University of Brussels.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#ClimateChange #BBCNews #…
 
The crew of a long-haul space shuttle begin to splinter after the mysterious disappearance of one of their own. Written by Georgia Cook (https://www.twitter.com/GeorgiaCooked) Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/JustinBFife) Edited by Karl Hughes (https://www.twitter.com/KarlHughes) With music by Chris Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie…
 
Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor) You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services The …
 
Exit polls suggest the tightest of races in the German election with little separating the two main parties in the race to succeed Angela Merkel. The latest projections show her party, the centre-right Christian Democrats led by Armin Laschet, is narrowly trailing the centre-left Social Democrats led by Olaf Scholz.Whatever the outcome and whicheve…
 
One of the key moments in the fight for Kabul was when the Taliban freed thousands of prisoners from the city's main jail.Now, some released prisoners of Pul-e-Charkhi prison have become its caretakers.The BBC's Jeremy Bowen has been given access by the Taliban to their former cells, inside one of Afghanistan's most notorious prisons since the time…
 
Australia is one of the countries already seeing an increase in the number of extremely hot days because of climate change, with places like Sydney experiencing temperatures around 50C.The intense heat has led to unusually strong bushfires and some indigenous species dying en masse.This new reality is hitting home for many who are forced to defend …
 
A diplomatic row between China and the West appears to be ending, after the release of two Canadians held in China and a Chinese tech executive in Canada.Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, arrested on a US warrant in 2018, left Canada on Friday in a deal with US prosecutors.Hours later it was announced that Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, accused of…
 
Hundreds of people have attended a vigil for teacher Sabina Nessa who was killed as she walked to a pub in south-east London.It took place close to where the 28-year-old's body was discovered in Cator Park in Kidbrooke by a member of the public last Saturday.She was attacked as she walked to meet a friend on 17 September, a journey which "should ha…
 
Voters in Switzerland go to the polls on Sunday 26 September to decide whether to allow same-sex marriage. Switzerland is one of the last countries in western Europe not to recognise same-sex marriage, and supporters say the change in the law is long overdue.But there is opposition from some church groups and right wing political parties, who claim…
 
If you’ve ever heard an old timer gripe that things aren’t built like they used to be, that old timer was right! In this classic episode, learn about the nefarious, possibly mythical, mechanism that’s responsible for the cruddy products and waste our consumer society is based on. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.…
 
Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, prepares to head to the polls to elect a new chancellor to succeed Angela Merkel. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUogGermans are voting on Sunday, September 26, in parliamentary elections that mark the end of Angela Merkel's 16 years in office.While the race to succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor is…
 
It’s the end of a political era in Germany, as elections take place for a new leader to replace Angela Merkel as Chancellor after 16 years.A whole generation of young Germans have known no other leader. One o f the big issues of the election campaign has been climate change, with activists holding big rallies across the country.Reeta Chakrabarti pr…
 
The sister of Sabina Nessa has paid tribute to the 28-year-old, who was killed a week ago on the way to a pub in London.Jabina Yasmin Islam said it felt like she was "stuck in a bad dream".Hundreds of people attended the vigil on Friday night in Kidbrooke, where Sabina lived.Detectives investigating the murder are hunting a man seen on CCTV near th…
 
The new series of Strictly Come Dancing is starting and for the first time, one of the stars in the show is profoundly deaf.Eastenders actor Rose Ayling-Ellis is paired with professional dancer Giovanni Pernice.The duo took time out from rehearsing their first dance to talk about how they'll be learning their moves.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.…
 
At least four people are known to have died trying to cross the Belarus-Poland border in temperatures well below freezing. This group are stranded in a forest and are forced to sleep outside in sub-zero temperatures. EU members Poland, Latvia and Lithuania have each declared a state of emergency amid a surge of thousands of people trying to cross f…
 
More than 2,500 people have died and 700,000 have been displaced since Islamist militants began terrorising the north of Mozambique four years ago.Known as Al Shabab, the fighters have links to the Islamic State group.They operate in the Cabo Delgado province, which was home to Africa's largest natural gas project, run by French company Total.It's …
 
The committee investigating the Capitol riot has issued its first subpoenas of President Trump's allies - including Mark Meadows and Steve Bannon.Mr Trump's supporters stormed Congress in Washington DC on 6 January in a failed bid to overturn the certification of Mr Biden's election victory in November.More than 500 people who entered the Capitol h…
 
A team of therapy dogs has been helping to lift the spirits of staff and patients at a children's hospital in Chile which has been overwhelmed by cases of coronavirus.Doctors say the dogs allow the children to escape the stress of being in hospital and reduce their anxiety about treatment or medical check-ups.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rb…
 
Now that California's gubernatorial recall race is in the rearview mirror, the slightly vitriolic, always entertaining Larry Elder joins us to rehash what went right and wrong in his campaign to unseat Gov. Gavin Newsom. Plus, why he thinks he garnered most of the votes out of the recall candidates. His answer might surprise you. GET IN TOUCH Want …
 
The Measurement Minute by Gary Angel Knowing the state of the store is essential for shopper journey analytics. You have to know what’s in the store and where it us. Otherwise, shopper journeys aren’t interesting. Unfortunately, that knowledge is often scarce in the retail enterprise – and there’s often no institutional memory. So even … Continue r…
 
BP closes some petrol stations due to a shortage in lorry drivers, as the Bank of England warns UK inflation is expected to rise above 4% by the end of the year, fuelled by rising energy costs. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUogBP has warned it has had to "temporarily" close some of its petrol stations due to a shortage of lorry drivers. I…
 
Germans are preparing to say "auf wiedersehen" to Angela Merkel, whose 16 years as chancellor will come to an end after the parliamentary elections this Sunday.How does the country feel about saying goodbye to a woman who loomed so large in global politics - through the migrant crisis, the Eurozone crisis and the Covid pandemic?Please subscribe HER…
 
The US special envoy for Haiti has resigned in protest over the deportation of Haitian migrants.The US decision to send the migrants to a country where armed gangs controlled daily life was inhumane, Daniel Foote said in his resignation letter.Last weekend, the US started flying out migrants from a Texas border town which has seen an influx, with s…
 
Lava is still streaming down an erupting volcano on La Palma in the Spanish Canary Islands, forcing authorities to evacuate hundreds of homes, as the lava gushes towards the sea.Local officials have warned the lava could trigger chemical reactions when it reaches the sea, causing explosions and the release of toxic gases.The BBC's Dan Johnson repor…
 
A climate summit of world leaders in 40 days' time will be the "turning point for humanity", UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said in a speech to the United Nations.He warned that global temperature rises were already inevitable, but called on his fellow leaders to commit to major changes to curb further warming.Four areas needed tackling - "coa…
 
Today we have a somewhat unique episode for all of our listeners, rounding up the news and information from the world of finance and investment before we welcome Ben Rabidoux back to the show. Ben was a guest on Episode 96, which aired early during the pandemic last year, and we are so happy to have him here for another appearance, to touch in with…
 
The Central Banks of the U.S. (4) have always printed, printed and printed more and more money. This action invariably results in BOOMS and then BUSTS. To be more specific, rising real estate and rising stock markets. But all along the dollar continues to be worth less and less ultimately resulting in bankruptcies, unemployment, and finally depress…
 
Countries around the world are being told they must agree to phase out the use of coal power, to prevent catastrophic global warming. Ahead of the latest climate change summit in the UK, nations have been negotiating a timetable to stop burning the fossil fuel, which emits vast quantities of carbon dioxide. But many poorer and developing nations de…
 
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