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Curated Culture

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

by Pastime

    Curated Culture

    Jan 24 2020

  • Future Tense / Is the Liberal International Order in terminal decline?

    UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has issued a dire warning about the state of international cooperation. The long-standing international order, he says, is dividing and that threatens future global stability. So, are his concerns valid? How is the international order likely to change over coming decades? And what practical steps can be taken to reinforce the global rule of law?

  • Fishko Files from WNYC / The First New York Fashion Week

    Coming up in two weeks: New York Fashion Week! From WNYC’s Sara Fishko is this archival Fishko Files, with a little history.

  • With Friends Like These / The Ledge is Always There

    This week Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) joins Ana Marie Cox (@anamariecox) to talk about impeachment and our favorite Cover(up) girl Mitch McConnell. They begin by contrasting their political differences, and eventually get to where they agree, all through the lens of abortion. Afterwards, they cover our current political moment, despair, and panic regarding the impeachment process. Put in your earbuds, get under a blanket, and make a cup of tea: trust us, you’re gonna need it for this one.Thanks...more

  • Bullseye with Jesse Thorn / Susan Orlean, author of "The Library Book"

    We're taking a look back at some of our favorite moments from over two decades worth of Bullseye episodes. In 2018, we caught up with journalist and author Susan Orlean. Susan's an accomplished author who's written for The New Yorker for thirty years. Her work has also appeared in Esquire and Vogue. She's the author of 8 books including; Saturday Night, My Kind of Place and The Orchid Thief. Susan chats with us about her most recent book, The Library Book, which is out now in paperback.

  • Reasonable Ignorance / Lard Ruined The Black Community

    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.

  • Steve Allen - A Little Bit Extra / We're going around

    A little bit extra, every weekday morning, from LBC's longest-serving presenter.

  • Let's Speak Italian! / Lesson #075, Friday

    sapere = to know how to io so = I know how to tu sai = you know how to (informal) Lei sa = you know how to (formal) lui/lei sa = he/she knows how to noi sappiamo = we know how to voi sapete = you know how to (plural) loro sanno = they know how to Gianni sa suonare il pianoforte. = Johnny knows how to play the piano. Gli studenti sanno studiare. = The students know how to study. Sapete parlare italiano? = Do you (plural) know how to speak Italian? Non so cantare molto bene. = I don't know how to ...more

  • OTR Detective – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio / EP3043: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Man Who Wrote Himself to Death (Rehearsal)

    Johnny investigates an insured writer who’s apparently turned to a life of crime. Rehearsal of Program that Aired March 21, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Sound Opinions / #739 Mary Wilson of The Supremes, Opinions on Drive-By Truckers & Torres

    Motown Records helped create the soundtrack for a generation. And no group at that famous label was more iconic than The Supremes, both for their sound, and for their groundbreaking glamour. This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk to Mary Wilson of The Supremes about her days at Motown, and how the group became international ambassadors representing an entire community. Jim and Greg also review new records from the Southern rock band Drive-By Truckers and indie singer-songwriter Torres....more

  • The John Batchelor Show / Why is Turkey in Libya? @aykan_erdemir @FDD Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Photo: Tripoli International Fair in Tripoli, Libya.(not named) - [1]Tripoli International Fair in Tripoli, Libya.Permission detailsThis work was first published on the Libya and is now in the public domain because its copyright protection has expired by virtue of the Copyright Protection Law, enacted 1968. The work meets one of the following criteria: It is an anonymous work or pseudonymous work and 25 years have passed since the date of its publication It is a work published after the death of...more

  • TED Radio Hour / Guy's Favorites: What Is Original?

    As we transition to our new host Manoush Zomorodi, Guy Raz looks back on some of his favorite episodes from his seven years hosting the TED Radio Hour. This episode originally aired on June 27, 2014. When is copying flattery, when is it thievery, and when is it sheer genius? In this hour, TED speakers explore how sampling, borrowing, and riffing make all of us innovators.

  • UFO Buster Radio Network / UFO Buster Radio News – 334: Alt.Pop.Repeat #Podcast, Ohio Ufo Or Not So Much

    The Dark Horde Podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/show/the-dark-horde Message from the new podcast “Alt.Pop.Repeat” Are you interested in interviewing Marie Nicola and Chrissy Newton and featuring them on UFO Buster Radio, speaking about their first episode and what more is expected from the first season of “Alt.Pop.Repeat.”? They can also speak to today’s counterculture and pop culture syncs they see today. Link: https://open.spotify.com/show/0tgdntYYcKofvb8AJgzKb2?si=S6PilZKCRm-othrGEmpqqA S...more

  • RNZ: The Panel / Fellowship of the Ring named second best film of 21st century

    Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Rings, the first in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, has been named as the second greatest film of the 21st Century by Empire Magazine.

  • The Fighter & The Kid / Ep. 526: Bert Kreischer & Coyote Peterson

    Bert Kreischer and Coyote Peterson join Bryan to talk which animal they would rather be eaten by, Bert fighting with bears and dancing with dogs, Coyote stung 60 times in the face by African bees and milking snakes and spiders, Bert's new show "Cabin" and Coyote's new show "Brave The Wild" on Animal Planet and much more!

  • Relationship Alive! / 216: Steering Clear of Judging Yourself and Others

    Do you judge others or yourself harshly? How do you get past the judgment to a place where you can see a situation clearly, set appropriate boundaries, and change things for the better? In this week's episode, we're going to cover what to do when your occasionally judgmental nature gets in the way of positive connections with others - or yourself. You'll get some hints about what to do when others are judging you. And you'll discover the difference between being discerning and being judgmental. ...more

  • The Disruptive Entrepreneur / Caffeine Cast: One VITAL Entrepreneurial Skill Rarely Talked About

    In today's episode, Rob talks us through one of the most important skills you can have as an entrepreneur, managing and mastering your emotions. Rob dives into what could trigger your emotions and gives some top tips on how to manage them and stop them affecting your future success and enable you to be the best version of yourself! KEY TAKEAWAYS -Most important factor in your entrepreneurship or business that will determine your success or failure is how you manage and master your emotions. &...more

  • Tara Brach / Meditation: Portal to Sacred Presence (2020-01-22)

    Meditation: Portal to Sacred Presence - This meditation includes a full body scan, and then opens the senses to all experience, allowing life to be just as it is. Awakening to the life of our body reveals the mysterious formless presence that is our source. We close with a poem from Danna Faulds, Trusting Prana.

  • Life Matters - Full program podcast / Bernie Shakeshaft, fire evacuation centres, Too Hard Basket

    Bernie Shakeshaft on being named NSW Local Hero of the Year, we take a look at how fire evacuation centres work, plus the challenges of being housemates with a couple.

  • Fresh Air / Attorney General William Barr's Unwavering Support Of Trump, Explained

    'New Yorker' editor David Rohde says Barr acts as Trump's political "sword and shield," which has made him the most feared, criticized and effective member of the president's cabinet. He talks about the attorney general with contributor Dave Davies. Also, TV critic David Bianculli reviews 'Star Trek: Picard,' dropping today on CBS All Access.

  • Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen / Wynton Marsalis and Kate Bush

    He’s a jazz icon, but Wynton Marsalis has always been drawn to classical music as well. Marsalis talks with Kurt Andersen about composing symphonies and performing with orchestras. And the newest installment in our series about influential albums by women, This Woman's Work, features “Hounds of Love” by Kate Bush, with performers as varied Outkast’s Big Boi and singer Julia Holter revealing how the work inspired them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices