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Curated Culture

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

by Pastime

    Curated Culture

    May 23 2022

  • Learn German | GermanPod101.com / Video - German Words of the Week #3 - Computer Words

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  • Intelligence Squared / The New Science of the Body Clock, with Russell Foster

    Every second of the day, tiny biological clocks are ticking throughout your body, from the neural pathways of your brain down to your very cells. But modern life is disrupting this ancient and delicate mechanism in ways we are only just beginning to understand. Artificial light, jet lag, smartphones, air pollution and out-of-sync work-and-meal routines are conspiring to push us out of joint. This is not only exacerbating mental health issues such as depression and fatigue, but according to new s...more

  • Skip and Shannon: Undisputed / Best Of (Should the Lakers hire the coach LeBron wants? + Is Luka too young to lead a team to the Finals?)

    Listen to Skip’s interview with his wife Ernestine on The Skip Bayless Show: https://listen.foxaud.io/SkipBaylessShow?sid=und00:00 Should the Lakers hire Darvin Ham?9:20 Is Luka still too young to lead a team to the Finals? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • hr2 Der Tag / Streit statt Stärke - Finnland, Schweden und die Nato

    "Es gibt ein Vor und ein Nach dem 24. Februar". Das hat Schwedens Ministerpräsidentin Magdalena Andersson gesagt. Und tatsächlich bedeutet der russische Angriff auf die Ukraine nicht nur für das Land selbst eine Zäsur, sondern auch für Europa und die Nato. Doch anstatt die Nato durch die Ukraine-Invasion von den Grenzen Russlands zurückzudrängen, hat der russische Präsident Wladimir Putin genau das Gegenteil erreicht. Nach dem Beitritt Schwedens ...more

  • A Dana Perino Podcast: Everything Will Be Okay / Learning To Bet On Yourself with Angie Morgan

    This week, Dana is joined by New York Times Best-selling Author and co-Author of "Bet on You: How To Win with Risk," Angie Morgan to discuss the endless possibilities of intentionally taking risks.Angie answers a question on many minds, "How do you know when it's time to leave a job?" and offers transformative advice on combating imposter syndrome and career anxiety.Keep up with Dana on Twitter: @DanaPerino Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Paris Review / Preview: Well-Read Black Girl Podcast, with Glory Edim

    We’re excited to bring you a special clip from Well-Read Black Girl, hosted by Glory Edim. Well-Read Black Girl is the literary kickback you never knew you needed. Each week, Glory sits in deep, honest and close conversation with authors like Tarana Burke, Min Jin Lee, Anita Hill, Gabrielle Union, Elizabeth Acevedo and more. You’ll also meet WRBG Book Club members, literacy advocates, and Black booksellers to hear what they’re reading and what it means to be well-read. Joi...more

  • The Breakdown with Shaun King / Ep. 613 - Meet Me Tonight For an Emergency Townhall

    We're going to be talking about 2 main ideas: What we can do for OURSELVES to protect our communities and businesses. And... What we can fight for on the policy level, in your city, in your county, in your state, and on the federal level - to better protect our communities. It's not going to be like a townhall you've ever been a part of before. The link is IN MY BIO to register now.

  • The Art of Manliness / Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile

    In the 19th century, the source of the Nile River remained one of the greatest mysteries of geographic exploration. The story of how the British eventually found it is one of adventure, danger, and bravery, but also arrogance, envy, and resentment.Here to offer some snapshots from this dramatic expedition is Candice Millard, author of River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile. Today on the show, Candice shares how two men who were very much opposit...more

  • Liveline / Hit & run victim - Surgery cancelled - Wait for ambulance - Wait for CAMHS - Tasers in Ireland

    Daniel is appealing for help tracing the hit & run driver who knocked-down his 4-year old daughter; Joanne's mother's life-saving heart surgery has been cancelled 3 times; Sean was shocked at the wait time for an ambulance; Róisín is desperate to get her son into the CAMHS system; is it a good idea to provide frontline gardai with taser guns?

  • Startup Stories - Mixergy / #2194 A venture fund with the heart of a bootstrapper

    I’m talking to an entrepreneur who built and sold a company in public. The company was called Storemapper. We’re going to talk about how he did that but I also want to know more about what he decided to do afterward. Today, Tyler Tringas is the founder of Calm Company Fund, an ecosystem of founders and funders of profitable and sustainable businesses. Tyler Tringas is the founder of Calm Company Fund, an ecosystem of founders and funders of profitable and sustainable businesses. Spon...more

  • Revision Path / Alexandria Batchelor

    The thrilling part about entrepreneurship is following your dreams while pursuing your passions. That's definitely the case for illustrator and creative director Alexandria Batchelor. As the head of her own company, Foxee Design, Alexandria uses her skills in graphic design, branding and illustration to not only provide killer work for her clients, but to also redefine standards in the industry within art and design that represents minorities (primarily Black women). Now that's change worth supp...more

  • Vox Conversations / The Philosophers: America's philosophy, with Cornel West

    Sean Illing talks with Cornel West about the American philosophical tradition known as pragmatism. They talk about what makes pragmatism so distinctly American, how pragmatists understand the connection between knowledge and action, and how the pragmatist mindset can invigorate our understanding of democratic life and communal action today. Cornel West also talks about the ways in which pragmatism has influenced his work and life, alongside the blues, Chekhov, and his Christian faith.This is the...more

  • Sway / The C.E.O. of Condé Nast: ‘ This Is No Longer a Magazine Company’

    Home to brands like Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and Bon Appétit, Condé Nast might as well be French for “magazine.” But the company’s C.E.O. sees a “difficult future” for print and is trying to pivot Condé Nast publications toward creating more digital content — even going so far as to say that Condé Nast is “no longer a magazine company.” Amid this fight for readers, clicks and subscriptions, the company has struggled publicly through a cultural reckoning, fielding accusations of a toxic work c...more

  • Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria / Beasts Before Us w/ Elsa Panciroli

    In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by paleontologist Dr. Elsa Panciroli to talk about her book, "Beasts Before Us: The Untold Story of Mammal Origins and Evolution." They discuss how many of us have our timelines all wrong, as mammals have been evolving since far before the asteroid impact that rendered the dinosaurs extinct.

  • Mom and Dad Are Fighting | Slate's parenting show / The “Stop Telling Me to Workout” Edition

    On this episode: Jamilah, Elizabeth, and Zak answer a question from a listener who is in her second trimester and throughout her pregnancy she’s been sick and tired. This is her first pregnancy, and she and her husband agreed that they should try to stay in shape during it in order to help them be active parents. But despite her tiredness, her husband has been relentlessly pushing her to workout. She swears that he has good intentions. But is there a way to get him to back off? RecommendationsJa...more

  • The Panel / The Panel with Kathryn Graham and Liam Hehir (Part One)

    Wallace Chapman and panellists Kathryn Graham and Liam Hehir discuss the Government announcement to send additional defence force personnel to the UK to train Ukrainian military, Australia's new PM's vow to take the country in a new direction wit a big shift in climate policy, and undies.

  • Lore / Episode 199: Cutting Ties

    One of the most brutal and notorious unsolved murders in American history is also the seed that grew into its own fair share of folklore. How that affected the lives of those who survived is half the story. This episode of Lore was sponsored by: Athletic Greens: Reclaim your health and arm your immune system with convenient, daily nutrition. Receive a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D, and 5 FREE travel packs, with your first purchase, at AthleticGreens.com/LORE. Squarespace...more

  • The Audio Long Read / Spot the difference: the invincible business of counterfeit goods

    Selling cheap fakes of a successful product makes horribly good business sense. Is there any way to stop it?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

  • Science for the People / #602 Working while Marginalized

    The thing about humans is that, as a social species, we work with other people. And this means we often, consciously or unconsciously, end up being awful to each other. If you are someone who is marginalized in the workplace--something that often happens to people of color, LGBTQIA+ people, people with disabilities and white women--how do you deal? The advice to lean in, put your head down and do the work, it's just not working. This week, we're talking with Alan Henry about his new guide to get...more

  • The John Batchelor Show / #Ukraine: George Orwell in Moscow. Professor H.J. Mackinder, International Relations. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. @Batchelorshow #Ukraine:  George Orwell in Moscow.  Professor H.J. Mackinder, International Relations. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2022/05/22/russia-claims-george-orwell-wasnt-writing-totalitarianism-1984/