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Curated Culture

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

by Pastime

    Curated Culture

    Jul 16 2020

  • Future Tense / Building greater efficiency into construction

    The global cement industry accounts for somewhere between five to eight per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions. It’s vital for construction, but can it be made less harmful to the environment? In this program we explore a series of material innovations and building techniques designed to make the construction industry part of the solution to global warming, not just one of its causes.

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

    Get ALL of these Video Lessons at GermanPod101.com! Sign up for a Free Lifetime Account!

  • Gravy / Shucking, by Elton Glaser

    "Shucking" by Elton Glaser Featured in Vinegar & Char: Verses from the Southern Foodways Alliance. University of Georgia Press, 2018.

  • Irish and Celtic Music Podcast / St Stephen's Green #469

    Come on down to St Stephen's Green for some great Celtic music on the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. Lilt, Anna Bosnick, The Rowan Tree, A Campo Traviesa, Lisa Schettner, Captain John Stout, Brad Reid, Dylan Walshe, Kellswater Bridge, The Celtic Camerata, St Stephen's Green, iThongo, Skeleton McKee, Mark Saul, Erin Ruth I hope you enjoyed this week's show. If you did, please share the show with ONE friend. The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast is here to build our community and help the incredible art...more

  • Where Should We Begin? with Esther Perel / The Chronic Philanderer

    He's been cheating on her for years, and she's had enough. Now she wants to know: is he in or is he out?Programming note: This conversation was recorded before the COVID-19 lockdown.

  • Reply All / #164 Long Distance: The Real Alex Martin

    Three years after Alex Goldman traveled to India to investigate a scammy call center, he gets a tip that makes him question everything he learned in his first trip.Akash's YouTubeAkash's podcast episode

  • Stuff You Should Know / Robber Barons!

    The robber barons were not a group of evil super villains. OR WERE THEY? Learn all about these titans of industry from the Gilded Age in today's episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Tides of History / Ancient DNA and the Human Story: Interview with Geneticist Eske Willerslev

    Ancient DNA is the key that's unlocking the deep history of humanity, allowing us to answer questions about our collective past that we never dreamed of addressing even 20 years ago. Eske Willerslev is a pioneer in the field of extracting, sequencing, and analyzing the preserved DNA of people who lived thousands upon thousands of years ago; on top of that, he's a fascinating person with unique perspectives on how to understand the human past.Net Suite - Get your free guide and schedule your prod...more

  • Stay Tuned with Preet / Awakening to American Truths (with Cory Booker)

    On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned with Preet, “Awakening to American Truths,” Preet answers listener questions about the now-rescinded ICE policy that would have revoked visas of international college students and about the origins of the presidential pardon.  Then, United States Senator Cory Booker joins Preet for a conversation that covers the congressional response to COVID-19, his bill to remove Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol Building, and his efforts to...more

  • OTR Detective – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio / EP3192: Mystery is My Hobby: Clearing Peter Wade

    A woman asks Drake to help clear her brother who she says has been convicted of a murder he didn’t commit. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Let's Speak Italian! / Week #014 Review, Thursday

    questa domanda = this question queste banane = these bananas questa cravatta = this tie questo gelato = this ice cream questa musica = this music queste scarpe = these shoes questo studente = this student questi studenti = these students questi americani = these americans questa madre = this mother questo messaggio = this message questi spaghetti = these spaghetti queste lezioni = these lessons questo problema = this problem quel = comes before most masculine singular nouns that begin with a con...more

  • RNZ: The Panel / The world of 'social influencers'

    The Panel wades into the strange world of 'social influencers'.

  • The John Batchelor Show / 194: Exiting the uncivil Twitter. @SalenaZito SalenaZito.com

    (Photo:Gustave Doré's illustration to Dante's Inferno. Plate VIII: Canto III: The gate of Hell. "Abandon all hope ye who enter here"Date | Originally 1857Source | Dante's Divine Comedy: Hell - Purgatory - Paradise. Illustrations by Gustave Doré, Translation by Henry W. Longfellow, Published by Arcturus Books, 2007.Author | Gustave Doré (1832 – 1883) )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowExiting the unci...more

  • The Ezra Klein Show / What a post-Trump Republican Party might look like

    Five years ago, Oren Cass sat at the center of the Republican Party. Cass is a former management consultant who served as the domestic policy director for the Mitt Romney campaign and then as a senior fellow at the conservative Manhattan Institute. But then he launched an insurgency. Today, Cass is the founder and executive director of American Compass, a new think tank created to challenge the right-wing economic orthodoxy. Cass thinks conservatism has lost its way, becoming obsessed with low t...more

  • Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend / Wendy Molyneux's Pool, Dave Huntsberger's Surprise, Alison's Cool Shuffling

    Imagine a scenario where someone invites you to their house for coffee and either starts shuffling cards in a fancy way, starts juggling or starts doing bar flair. Which would be the weirdest? Wendy Molyneux, David Huntsberger, Tony Thaxton and I have strong opinions. We even drew Daniel into the mix. Plus moving during quarantine, a Scotland quiz and a surprise from Dave which I would tell you about but then it wouldn't be a surprise. Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen ...more

  • UFO Buster Radio Network / UFO Buster Radio News – 396: Starship Nose Section Stacking, The Sun - Up Close, and UAE Headed to MARS

    Join the Episode after party on Discord! Link: https://discord.gg/ZzJSrGP SpaceX stacks Starship nose section for the first time in months Link: https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-starship-nose-section-stacked/ SpaceX has stacked a Starship nosecone section to its full height for the first time in almost a year, featuring an upgraded design that could soon support an ambitious series of flight tests. Back in August 2019, SpaceX first began stacking the nose section of Starship Mk1 – the first ...more

  • The Fighter & The Kid / Ep. 584

    The guys relive their high school pooping and love stories and talk this week's UFC Kattar vs Ige, UFC's welterweight division, Nick Cannon being fired from Viacom CBS for apparent anti-semitic remarks, Patrick Mahomes' 500 million dollar deal and much more!Earnest - https://earnest.com/fighter

  • Life Matters - Full program podcast / Violence, consent and why more Australians are giving up alcohol

    Abstinence is growing in Australia — and younger people are at the forefront, according to the latest survey from the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare. Plus, why a video of cupcakes is being used to tackle negative body image for teen girls and show a diversity of vulvas. In Brain on Nature, Sarah returns to work. And philosopher Damon Young asks if physical violence is always bad.

  • Fresh Air / Jane Mayer: Trump Used Pandemic To Weaken Worker Protections

    Journalist Jane Mayer reports the Trump administration has weakened federal health and safety regulations of the poultry industry as plants have become COVID-19 hotspots, and allowed managers to speed up production lines. She says the U.S. Labor Department is effectively supporting an effort at one Delaware plant — owned by a major Trump campaign donor — to expel the union that has represented workers there for decades. Her article in the current issue of the 'New Yorker' is called, "How Trump i...more

  • The Art of Manliness / #627: How to Deal With Jerks, Bullies, Tyrants, and Trolls

    There are some people in life who are more than unpleasant, more than annoying. They're real, genuine a**holes. My guest today has written the preeminent field guides to identifying, dealing with, and avoiding all of life's jerks, bullies, tyrants, and trolls: The No Asshole Rule and The Asshole Survival Guide. His name is Bob Sutton, he's a Stanford professor of organization and management, and we begin our conversation together with how Bob defines what makes an a-hole an a-hole, what ca...more