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Curated Culture

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

by Pastime

    Curated Culture

    Dec 16 2019

  • The Candid Frame: Conversations on Photography / TCF Ep. 494 - Robert Hale

    Robert Hale's work both as a photographer and as a journalist has taken him on assignment throughout the world. His images are characterized by clarity and simplicity, with an extraordinary eye for light and shadow. His images are characterized by clarity and simplicity, with an extraordinary eye for light and shadow. Whether animate or inanimate, Robert feels his subjects have an inner essence, and, if handled with patience and sensitivity, this essence will reveal itself. His goal is to allow ...more

  • The Hook Up / How to deal when you can't get away from your ex

    When Isabella moved back to her tiny hometown after a break-up, she didn't expect to see her ex again for a while. But then he started coming to her family's pub three times a week, with his new girlfriend in tow. When you go through a break up, you generally don’t want to be running into your ex all the time. So, what do you do when you literally can’t avoid it? Whether you work with them, are in the same uni tutes, or live in the same tiny town, psychologist Zoe Krupka joins Nat to chat abou...more

  • The Mortified Podcast / 179: Dungeons, Dragons and Totally Awkward Diaries

    Some teenagers play football but others are slaying dragons. This week we pay tribute to the kids who spent their childhoods immersed in Dungeons and Dragons. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Show your support for Mortified by donating to the Radiotopia annual fundraiser at Radiotopia.fm. Binge all eps at getmortified.com.

  • Stuff Mom Never Told You / SMNTY Classics: Do Sisters Make You Happier?

    Multiple studies indicate that people with sisters seem to be happier than people with brothers -- but what does this mean, and could it be true? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Plumbing the Death Star / Which Fictional Prison Is The Best To Be Incarcerated In?

    Sign up to our newsletter here. Join our facebook group here. Watch us stream here.You can now physically send us stuff to PO BOX 7127, Reservoir East, Victoria, 3073.Want to help support the show?Sanspants+ | Podkeep | USB Tapes | MerchWant to get in contact with us?Email | Twitter | Website | Facebook | RedditOr individually at;Jackson | Duscher | ZammitTheme music by the wonderfully talented Benny Davis! You can find all his stuff at his website or check out his YouTube channel. For informat...more

  • Monocle 24: The Monocle Weekly / Destroyer, Philipp Humm, Martin Hancock and Marie-Elsa Bragg

    We meet musician Dan Bejar, better known as Destroyer, to find out about his forthcoming album, ‘Have We Met’. Plus: CEO-turned-filmmaker Philipp Humm and actor Martin Hancock discuss their adaptation of Goethe’s ‘Faust’, and priest Marie-Elsa Bragg on her intensely personal new book.

  • Working / Working for the Holidays: How Does a Christmas Decorator Do His Job?

    This week, Working is taking a break from its season about Homelessness Services to get into the holiday spirit. Jordan talks to Jame Bonavita, the owner of B&R Christmas Decorators -- one of the companies responsible for the famously all out lights displays in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn. James tells Jordan how he got into this business and what it's like design holiday decorations in a neighborhood that has become world famous for them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adch...more

  • Celtics Beat / 345: Boston Misses Marcus Smart w/ Ben Rohrbach

    Ben Rohrbach covers the NBA for Yahoo! Sports. Twitter: @brorhbach   02:23 Smart’s absence looms large   09:05 Do the Celtics have anyone to guard Giannis/Embiid   16:20 Jaylen’s improvements   21:25 Horford returns   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, December 15th, 2019. Celtics Beat is powered by BetOnline.AG. Go to BetOnline.AG and use the promo code CLNS50 for a 50% bonus on your next deposit.

  • Cato Daily Podcast / Elizabeth Warren, Trust Buster

    Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants to break up big tech firms and impose new regulation on firms with high revenues. Walter Olson discusses what that might look like in practice.

  • Curious City / To Dibs Or Not To Dibs? The Essential Chicago Question

    We answer your most pressing questions about Chicago’s controversial winter tradition.

  • Duncan Trussell Family Hour / 365: Jack Kornfield

    Jack Kornfield, Buddhist teacher and author, rejoins the DTFH!You can learn more about Jack on his website, here.Duncan is coming to Denver! January 23-25. Click here to buy tickets.This episode is brought to you by: The DTFH Store - We've refreshed the shop for the holidays! Use our offer code: CHRISTMASFEET to get 10% off any item in the store! Squarespace - Use offer code: DUNCAN to save 10% on your first site. BLUECHEW - Use offer code: DUNCAN at checkout and get your first shipment FRE...more

  • The John Batchelor Show / #HotelMars: The mad, mad worlds of the Exoplanets: 1 of 2: Super Earths, Hot Jupiters. Jeff Coughlin, NASA, SETI. David Livingsin Spaceshow.com

    Photo: Comparison of sizes of planets with different compositions[69]  Planetsizes.jpg: Marc Kuchner/NASA GSFC derivative work: Henrykus (talk) - Planetsizes.jpg Size comparison of planets differently composed Public Domain File:Planet sizes.svg Created: 2010-10-17 14:05 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#HotelMars: The mad, mad worlds of the Exoplanets: 1 of 2: Super Earths, Hot Jupiters. Jeff Coughlin, NASA, SETI. David Livingsi...more

  • Future Tense / Our changing media environment and a call to “decomputerise”

    In this episode, we look ahead to the news and broader media environment in 2020 and pressing issues for local content in a globalised world. We also hear about the need to “decomputerise” in order to decarbonise.

  • Earth Ancients / Jonny Enoch: Star Gates of the Gods

    A Stargate is an Einstein–Rosen bridge portal device within the Stargate fictional universe that allows practical, rapid travel between two distant locations. The devices first appear in the 1994 Roland Emmerich film Stargate, and thereafter in the television series Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, and Stargate Universe. In these productions, the Stargate functions as a plot generator, allowing the main characters to visit alien planets without the need for spaceships or any other type of techn...more

  • Stuff You Missed in History Class / SYMHC Classics: Not Ned - Early Australian Bushrangers

    While Ned Kelly may be the most famous bushranger, he's certainly not the only one. Join previous hosts Deblina and Sarah as they explore the lives of early bush rangers in this 2011 classic. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • To The Best Of Our Knowledge / How Africans Are Building The Cities Of The Future

    Africans are moving into cities in unprecedented numbers. Lagos, Nigeria, is on track to have 100 million people. So how and why do cities thrive? *Guests: * Dagmawi Woubshet — Julie Mehretu — Emily Callaci — James Ogude — Ato Qyayson — Teju Cole — Meskerem Assegued *Interviews In This Hour: * Rediscovering the Indigenous City of Addis Ababa — 'People As Infrastructure' — A Tour Of The Networked City — 'I Am Because We Are': The African Philosophy of Ubuntu — How Pan-African Dreams Turned D...more

  • Skip and Shannon: Undisputed / Week's Best (Is Anthony Davis MVP?, Orlando Scandrick, Lamar Jackson/Michael Vick, LeBron, Michael Eric Dyson)

    Revisit the BEST segments from this week's slate of shows:-Is Anthony Davis making a case for MVP and defensive player of the year? (26:30)-Orlando Scandrick joins to talk about the Cowboys’ struggles this season. (29:23)-Who is better: Lamar Jackson or Michael Vick? (39:47)-Are you surprised LeBron said that the scrutiny surrounding him in 2011 took him out of his comfort zone and made him lose his love for the game? (57:04)-Michael Eric Dyson joins to discuss Jay-Z’s role in Colin Kaepernick’s...more

  • Think Again – a Big Think Podcast / 224. Norman Fischer (zen priest, poet) – the only way out of the catastrophe we’re in

    The other day on social media a friend asked what the heck is up with this Mr. Rogers revival. Why does everyone suddenly love this guy so much? Moments before, I had been listening to a new podcast about Dolly Parton, and her weird, almost saintlike ability to bring people together across cultural divides. In a moment of deep mistrust and cynicism, there’s this hunger for people and things worth believing in. I’ve also got Bodhisattvas on the brain lately. In Mahayana Buddhism, Bodhisattvas are...more

  • Stuff You Should Know / SYSK Selects: How Currency Works

    Even if you entirely eschew the concept of money, we'll bet you'd be hard pressed not to trade in some form of currency. Learn how everything from cows to cacao beans to tiny shells from Maldives have served as currency at some time or another. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Reasonable Ignorance / It's Lubed Up [Poor Stedman]

    Reasonable Ignorance - The Podcast Show hosted by Jamall Shabazz (@kingboola) and Magic Mike Walton (@magicmike32). Two Black Men raised on Chicago's Southside bringing you their views on today's Music, Business, and World Events.