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Curated Culture

A sampling of some of the best modern culture podcasts out there.

by Pastime

    Curated Culture

    Jan 16 2021

  • Future Tense / Are governance issues failing the Himalayas?

    The Himalayas are sometime called the earth’s “third pole”. They’re a vital source of water for a large chunk of the world’s population. But the local, national and international systems put in place to protect and manage human development in this vital ecosystem are failing. In this episode, Matt Smith travels to the Himalayas for Future Tense to gauge the size of the problem and possible solutions for safeguarding its future.

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  • The John Batchelor Show / 994: 1781: 2of2: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War Kindle Edition.by Robert L. Tonsetic (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1862Moore House, Yorktown, Virginia  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 1781: 2of2: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War Kindle Edition.by Robert L. Tonsetic (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/1781-Decisive-Year-Revolutionary-War-ebook/dp/B005ZUSQ92The Treaty of Paris in 1783 formally ended the American Revolutionary War, but it was the pivotal campai...more

  • It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders / What's Next For Social Media After Trump? Plus The Lie Of 'Laziness'

    A lot of the pro-Trump extremism behind the attack on the Capitol flourished online. Sam talks to Bobby Allyn and Shannon Bond, who both cover tech for NPR, about social platforms and the actions they've taken since the siege, the implications for free speech and whether the internet could fundamentally change. Also, Sam talks to Devon Price, author of the book Laziness Does Not Exist, about the lie of laziness and what it means for productivity.You can follow us on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and e...more

  • Stuff Mom Never Told You / Book club: Circe

    For the first book club pick of 2021, Anney and Samantha delve into Madeline Miller's 2018 novel Circe. Join us for discussion of goddesses, witches, myths and feminism. And turning men into pigs. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • The Fighter & The Kid / Ep. 642: Yannis Pappas

    Yannis Pappas is in studio and the guys talk Yannis getting the "Rona", having a kid, living in New York, getting shot during a robbery, his Maurica Rodriguez character and Cardi B, debate with Malik over the NBA, early podcasting days with Nate Bargatze, a Floyd Mayweather conspiracy theory and much more!

  • We Have Concerns / Useful Commutes and Masked Cows

    Hey! If you’re enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you use to listen.Here’s the iTunes link: http://bit.ly/wehaveconcerns And here’s the Stitcher link: http://bit.ly/stitcherwhconcernsJeff on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jeffcannata Anthony on Twitter: http://twitter.com/acarboniToday’s stories: This one: https://theconversation.com/the-commuters-paradox-theres-something-to-gain-in-the-space-between-home-and-work-152887And this one, sent in by Ossington: ...more

  • Skip and Shannon: Undisputed / Best Of (Lil Wayne on Packers/Rams, Nets' chemistry, Orlando Scandrick on Bucs/Saints, Robert Saleh + Urban Meyer)

    00:00 Lil Wayne joins the show to preview the Packers’ matchup with the Rams. 12:07 Will the new-look Nets have any major chemistry issues this season?26:55 Orlando Scandrick joins to preview the Bucs/Saints game.37:03 Skip & Shannon discuss the Jets hiring Robert Saleh & Jags hiring Urban Meyer.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Intelligence Squared / Populista! The Rise of Latin America's Strongman, with Will Grant and Mark Mardell

    For more than six decades, Fidel Castro's words have echoed through the politics of Latin America. His towering political influence still looms over the region today.The swing to the Left in Latin America, known as the 'Pink Tide', was the most important political movement in the Western Hemisphere in the 21st century. Yet today, this wave of populism has left the Americas in the hands of some of the most authoritarian and dangerous leaders since the military dictatorshi...more

  • hr2 Der Tag / Viren auf dem Sprung – Menschen, Tiere, Pandemien

    Diese Pandemie wird nicht die Letzte sein, darüber sind sich Forscher ziemlich einig. Die Gefahr, dass Viren zwischen Mensch und Wildtier übertragen werden, ist sehr hoch, weil die Menschheit sich stark vermehrt und sich immer mehr Lebensräume erobert. Tiere verlieren dadurch ihre Rückzugsgebiete. Dazu kommt, dass die wachsende Weltbevölkerung auch Nahrung braucht und der Handel mit Wildtieren in vielen Regionen der Erde völlig normal ist. Auf so einem Wildtiermarkt könnte auch das SARS-Cov2- V...more

  • Duncan Trussell Family Hour / 419: Raghu Markus

    Raghu Markus, friend of Ram Dass, president of the Love Serve Remember Foundation and all-around brilliant, beautiful, and philosophical being of love re-joins the DTFH to calm us down after a rough week!Visit the Love Serve Remember Foundation's website for more information, and be sure to check out the new Ram Dass book, Being Ram Dass, on sale now!Original music by Aaron Michael Goldberg.This episode is brought to you by: TRU Niagen - Visit truniagen.com/duncan and use promo code DUNCAN at...more

  • Fishko Files from WNYC / MLK: 2 Films

    Today, the new documentary film MLK/FBI is available to screen. As WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us, it's a dark and revealing update to civil rights movement history. That, and an older Dr. King film, are the subjects of this edition of Fishko Files. MLK/FBI is out today in select theatres and on VOD. King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis is available to rent or buy.

  • Ask Me Another / The Daily Show & What The Constitution Means To Me: Kids In America

    Daily Show correspondents Ronny Chieng and Michael Kosta play a game about Elvis and The Lord of the Rings. Heidi Schreck talks about her play What the Constitution Means to Me and audits the cutest civics class ever, where kids read the Constitution. Plus, comedians Danielle Perez and Madison Shepard win the "good sport" award in a quiz about mascots. This episode originally aired on October 23, 2020.

  • Stuff They Don't Want You To Know / Child Soldiers: A Hidden Horror

    War is an ugly, abhorrent thing--and it's been with humanity since the dawn of our species. While the practice itself is chock-full of conspiracy, corruption and horror, one aspect of war is often ignored: the practice of forcing children to participate. In today's episode, the guys dive into the disturbing stories of children forced into conflict--how the children are taken, how they are indoctrinated, and what happens afterward. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podc...more

  • Kermode and Mayo's Film Review / Ralph Fiennes, Stardust, MLK/FBI, Blithe Spirit and Dear Comrades!

    Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo review the week's movies, including Stardust, MLK/FBI, Blithe Spirit and Dear Comrades! Plus Ralph Fiennes talks about his new film, The Dig. Also on the programme, interviews with key figures from the world of cinema, as well as your emails, and the latest Box Office top ten. 00:22:37 Virtual American road trip films 00:29:28 Rotating charts 00:31:21 Pieces of a Woman correspondence 00:32:43 Top 10 Digital Downloads 00:39:06 Blithe Spirit review 00:42:25 Archive...more

  • Carnegie Council Audio Podcast / The Doorstep: Reviving Democracy & Re-establishing Alliances, with the Atlantic Council's Ash Jain

    A few days remain until the Biden/Harris administration comes to Washington. Will the Trump administration's 11th hour power moves hamper the new team? Or can Biden/Harris realize their "Middle Class Foreign Policy" agenda? This week, Doorstep co-Hosts Nikolas Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin speak with the Atlantic Council's Ash Jain about opportunities for new alliances like the D10 and a way to make the government more responsive to the day-to-day concerns of its citizens.

  • Stay Tuned with Preet / Policing the Capitol (with Scott Thomson & Charles Ramsey)

    In this special episode of Stay Tuned, “Policing the Capitol,” former New Jersey Attorney General and CAFE Insider co-host Anne Milgram interviews former Camden, NJ Police Chief Scott Thomson and former D.C. Police Chief Charles Ramsey, both of whom have had influential careers in law enforcement and championed blueprints for police reform. They discuss the police response to the attack on the Capitol on January 6th, how to prepare for the worst, and why departments need to address t...more

  • The Minimalists Podcast / Quickie: Saying "No" to Work Obligations

    Joshua and Ryan discuss how to tactfully decline work obligations. Listen to the full episode on Patreon: patreon.com/theminimalists

  • Recession-Proof Startups - Mixergy / #2032 Going public through SPAC

    Joining me is someone who’s become essentially famous for being one of the first Silicon Valley companies that went public through a SPAC. George Arison is the co-founder of Shift which makes it easy to buy and sell cars online. I want to find out how he built his company and about his experience going public without an IPO. George Arison is the co-founder of Shift which makes it easy to buy and sell cars online. Sponsored byGusto – Gusto’s people platform helps businesses like...more

  • The Guardian's Audio Long Reads / 'Singing and dancing to their deaths': football’s forgotten tragedy

    In 1971, an Old Firm derby at Ibrox ended with the death of 66 fans as they celebrated a late goal. John Hodgman survived the terrifying crush and, 50 years on, asks how Rangers avoided taking responsibility. By John Hodgman. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod