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  • What makes you a heretic? Journalist Andrew Gold believes that, in an age of group-think and tribes, we need heretics - those who use unconventional wisdom to speak out against their own groups, from cancelled comedians and radical feminists to cult defectors and vigilantes hunting deviants.

    Learn from my guests how to rebel, think differently and resist social contagion. From Triggernometry's Francis Foster and the world's most cancelled man Graham Linehan to ex-Hasidic Jew Julia Haart and gender critical atheist Richard Dawkins. These are the people living with the weight of their own community's disappointment on their shoulders.

  • 🎙 Sci-Fi Radio Theater Podcast
    After missing for five years, all is not what it seems when 13-year-old Blake Johnson reappears.

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    Step into the intricate world of early 20th-century England through this captivating novel. The tapestry of society comes to life as three families take center stage: the affluent Wilcoxes, the intellectual Schlegel siblings (Margaret, Tibby, and Helen), and the struggling lower-middle-class Basts. Amidst their distinct positions, E.M. Forster weaves a complex narrative that delves into class divisions and societal norms. As the Schlegel sisters bridge the gap between the Basts and the Wilcoxes, the motto "Only connect..." resonates throughout, echoing the desire for unity amidst diversity. Through these intertwined lives, Forster paints a vivid portrait of a transforming society, touching on themes of wealth, prejudice, and human connection that continue to resonate with readers today.

    Howards End, E. M. Forster, Classic novel, British literature, Social commentary, Cultural clash, Edwardian society, Class divisions, Intricate relationships, Family dynamics, Complex characters, Themes of inheritance, Social change, Literary exploration, Forster's narrative, English society, Evocative storytelling, Cultural shifts, Timeless themes, Literary masterpiece, Social class

  • An amalgamation of mid-life shizzle. Everything we face from that period of being young to feeling too old.

  • Voyage Media presents... "Esperanza". A pacifist deputy is tasked with escorting an arsonist murderer across the wilds of New Mexico while the murderer does everything in his power to make the pacifist break his code of non-violence.

  • The last light shining, when the rest of the house is sleeping.

    A wireless broadcast, from a lost time.

    Bed-time stories for the end of the world.

    Welcome to The Landing Light.

  • Hi, I'm Ripe from! I'm a voice actor who reads and commentates Stories and brings the story to life!
    Welcome to rSlash / Ripe - Comedy readings of stories like r/justnohoa, r/neighborsfromhell, r/prorevenge, r/entitledpeople and other unique content!

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  • Murder Clinic are the stories of the world's great detectives of fiction "Men against Murder. An interesting premise, the anthology show highlights the great stories of a different mystery author each week. The show was broadcast on Mutual as a summer replacement for First Nighter from July 1942 until Sept 1943.The 1940's moved radio programming forward at a faster pace than ever before. World War 2 moved news reporting into a new realm creating greater expectations and doing things that were never done before. The same can be said for radio dramas, comedies, mysteries, and every other genre.WOR, the Mutual flagship in New York City, launched a show called Murder Clinic in 1942. Some of the famous names associated with the show include Agatha Christie, G. K. Chesterton, John Dickson Carr and many more famous mystery writers. The show introduced these great stories and their great detectives to a wider audience. The show ended in October 1943 after moving around the dial without ever really finding a permanent home.

  • Listen in order of chapter number.
    Mickey is aware from an early age that the world is against him. This is a fact. Armed with this information, nothing can defeat his devil-may-care attitude, nor stop him getting exactly what he needs. Except perhaps for the fact that he can do nothing right. Why is Mickey Collins so hopeless? Can anything be done to help?

    All content Copyright Kevin Forde 2022.

  • EnterpriseSplaining - The podcast where we try to explain Star Trek: Enterprise to each other! We are bewildered by this show. We have questions - so many questions! Join Jamie, Bill, and Maria as they attempt to make sense of this 22-year-old show that represents one of the strangest chapters of Star Trek history.

    Haven’t watched or don’t want to watch the show? No problem! At EnterpriseSplaining, we’ll do that work for you! Every week, one of us will watch an episode and explain it to the others - or try to. No Star Trek knowledge is necessary, although it might help? Who knows. This show is weird. Listen along as we try to uncover exactly what this show was trying to accomplish and what it ended up doing. Will this podcast be useful? Probably not! Will it change the world? UNLIKELY! Will they solve all of humanity’s problems through this exercise? ALMOST DEFINITELY NO. But we’ll have fun doing it and that’s really the point.

    Follow us on BlueSky: @enterprisesplain []
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    Sound assistance by K.O. Myers at Particulate Media []

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which takes place along the Mississippi River sometime in the 1830s or 1840s, begins with two brief statements to the reader that appear before Chapter 1; both of these display Twain's trademark sense of humor. In the first, under the heading “Notice,” Twain warns readers against attempting to find any sort of deep meaning in the book. He lists different punishments for readers who seek motive, moral, or plot within the narrative. The second, called “Explanatory,” assures readers that the dialects used by different characters in the book are based on real regional dialects, and have been researched thoroughly. As Twain notes, “I make this explanation for the reason that without it many readers would suppose that all these characters were trying to talk alike and not succeeding.”

  • If you're looking for a podcast that will engage you while you work or exercise, that will amuse and entertain you while you take a break, that will relax and calm you at the end of the day, then this is the podcast that you've been looking for.
    'I think I've met you, but also know I haven't'  is a six part podcast that explores in a humerous way what it might be like if it were possible with one step to reset change the way we look at create an alternate reality. 
    How might you react if access to worlds parallel to your own became a real possibility? Would you grab the opportunity to live in a more conscious and caring way?

    Join us as we navigate the complexities of parallel realities and embark on a journey of discovery unlike any other.

    Ger and Martin O'Malley

  • Welcome to The Nightmare Collective, an anthology podcast that takes you to a realm where the eerie and extraordinary collide. From haunted houses to distant galaxies, from ancient curses to futuristic dystopias, "The Nightmare Collective" explores the darkest corners of human existence and the boundless possibilities of the unknown. But beware, dear listener, for once you enter, there's no turning back. Welcome to your new nightmare.

  • Come on down and open your mind.... where we sit down, lock the doors and talk about the things the MAN doesn't want you to know. We will discussing all matter of cryptid creatures, conspiracies and not so friendly cults. Nothing is off limits as we go from facts to fiction, to try to find the entertaining side of what is outside your doors.

  • Our Journey with Poodles
    My husband Jake and I had always dreamed of getting a dog one day. Shortly after getting married, we decided the time was finally right to adopt our first furry friend. We were ready to open our home and hearts to a four-legged companion. Though we remained open-minded about breeds, I had always imagined us with an intelligent, loving poodle by our sides. Those funny curly coats and lively personalities called to me.
    We spent months preparing—puppy-proofing our house, buying supplies, researching training techniques. When we felt ready, we started visiting our local animal shelters and meeting sweet pups longing for families. It was at our city’s overcrowded municipal shelter that a fluffy black pup caught my eye. Peering out from inside her kennel, she watched everyone who passed by with soft brown eyes brimming with curiosity and hope. When I stopped to say hello, her tail began thumping in a rhythm of joy. I was smitten immediately.
    “Jake, come meet this cutie!” I called to my husband across the room. He joined me at her cage where she greeted him with a play bow, front legs splayed, rump in the air, begging for attention. We both broke out into grins—how could we resist this friendly girl? After chatting with shelter staff, we learned she was a one-year-old standard poodle surrendered by a family forced to move overseas. Though she seemed a bit shy and uneasy with all the shelter commotion, the staffers assured us she was very sweet and would thrive in a stable home.
    We took her into a visiting room to get better acquainted, and that sealed our decision—this girl had a poodle personality in spades. Within minutes she was lavishing us with snuggles and sloppy kisses, rolling onto her back for tummy rubs, her earlier hesitation vanishing. When we pulled out tennis balls and squeaky toys, her true colors shone. She darted about with youthful glee, inviting us to join her playtime. This bubbly pup aimed to please, responding quickly whenever we asked her to sit or lie down. Though we noticed she appeared anxious if a shelter dog barked loudly nearby, we could tell she craved affection. My husband and I were in consensus—this sensitive soul needed patience, gentle guidance and lots of love. We would be honored to provide her all that and more; she was meant to join our little family. We decided then and there to name her Maggie May.
    After finalizing adoption paperwork, we brought Miss Maggie home, ready to start our lives together. The shy pup we first met initially resurfaced—she would flatten herself along the floor if we moved too quickly near her. Loud noises or strangers also sent her scurrying under the couch. But day by day, armed with treats, cuddles and playtime bonding moments, Maggie gained confidence. Gradually her true self emerged—an affectionate, high-spirited poodle full of laughs and love.
    Her intelligence constantly impressed us. She soaked up basic obedience and manners training like a sponge. We had tremendous fun teaching her silly tricks and commands as her abilities grew. Her quirky personality kept us smiling every day—the way she’d “talk back” to us with emotive grunts and sighs. The spring in her step venturing out into the yard, nose twitching, joyful to explore. Her sheer exuberance chased balls for hours, flopping down contentedly afterward with the drowsy satisfaction of a happy poodle.
    Maggie was also wonderfully nurturing by nature. When I was home with a nasty flu, she scarcely left my side for three days straight, as if promising to nurse me back to health. She’d nuzzle under my arm so I could stroke her soft curls, gazes locked together in quiet understanding only a loving pup can share. My normally energetic girl was perfectly happy to simply sit sentry, providing comforting companionship.
    In reverse, caring for Maggie soon became one of our greatest delights. We quickly discovered the extensive grooming needs underlying that cute poodle coat! Initially, we splurged at the dog spa once monthly for bathing, clipping and fluffing until she looked like a plush toy. In between, we brushed her chocolate-brown curls daily—a relaxing ritual for all three of us. Eventually, I invested in proper equipment and learned to clip and style her coat myself at home. Maggie didn’t care how amateurish my scissors skills might be; she luxuriated happily as I pampered her, looking up at me with absolute trust and contentment.
    Season after season, our precious Maggie wove herself into the fabric of our daily lives. Lazy summer afternoons swimming at the lake together. Romping through autumn leaves on crisp fall hikes. Sledding downhill with delighted yips on our winter outings. Spring cleaning was always more fun with Maggie “helping” by playfully pouncing on the vacuum cleaner and stealing discarded items like socks. On Friday nights, Maggie would hop onto the couch as an honorary member of our family movie nights, often falling asleep curled against us by the final credits.
    And speaking of family...three years after adopting Maggie, Jake and I welcomed our baby twins, Lily and Ryan. We fretted over how Maggie might handle these tiny, loud humans suddenly invading her space. But our trusty poodle rose to the challenge like a champ! From first meeting the twins, her trademark motherly instincts kicked right in. She diligently watched guard while the babies napped, whimpering alerts if they fussed. As they grew into rambunctious toddlers, Maggie patiently allowed tail yanks and ear tugs. She gladly played the role of the jungle gym, giving horsey rides and accepting sticky-fingered face kisses as her due. The kids adored their Maggie Moo; she completed our family.
    As the years flew faster than any of us wished, we made countless treasured memories with our faithful black poodle. So when Maggie grew gray-flecked in the face, slowed in her gait, and napped more hours than played, we repaid her steadfast devotion in kind. Daily massages eased her stiff joints. Switching to senior kibble proved tricky with her picky palate, but was essential for nutrition. More frequent walks prevented painful bladder troubles. And when shaped-cloud cataracts dimmed her once bright gaze, we became her eyes, guiding her around furniture and alerting her to stairs.
    During Maggie’s final days, we set up a cozy dog bed in the living room so she could be near us always. Though her body grew frail, her spirit stayed vibrant—she still thumped her tail hearing our voices. We took turns hand-feeding her favorite foods, brushing her woolly coat, and whispering how much we cherished our Goofy Girl. When her legs finally failed, lifting that once-energetic body pierced our hearts. Yet we focused all our attention on keeping her comfortable, swaddling her in love.
    As we said tearful goodbyes, Maggie gazed up with such trust and loyalty, we felt humbled by this innocent soul who had brought us such joy. Though parting shattered our world, we found solace in the certainty we would reunite with our Maggie one day at Rainbow Bridge. Until then, her spirited memory would live on forever in our hearts and homes. We were truly blessed by this special girl who embodied unwavering love.
    Two months later, still grieving our loss, Jake and I found ourselves wandering the shelter halls once again. Though nobody could replace our Maggie, perhaps we could offer another homeless pup a second chance? In a kennel adorned with colorful pawprint drawings, we discovered Max—a fluffy apricot ball of energy bounding over to smother us in sloppy welcome kisses. My sorrow lifted instantly seeing that happy poodle smile again. Jake’s lingering grief also dissipated as Max insisted on playing an enthusiastic game of tug-of-war with Jake’s shoelaces.
    We soon learned Max was surrendered by an elderly gentleman forced into a nursing home. Though initially rambunctious, this eighteen-month-old male poodle quickly settled into our household routine, aiming to please his new family. Like our Maggie, Max became an affectionate, loyal member of our little pack.
    Now when I gaze out my kitchen window at Max leaping to catch a frisbee with the kids giggling themselves silly, I picture our Maggie cheering them on. And each night as Max snuggles into bed with his head on my pillow, softly snoring in my ear, I sense Maggie’s spirit curled up beside us, paws paddling contentedly in her sleep.
    Jake and I remain poodle devotees for life now, thanks to our beloved Maggie. By some strange twist of fate, we found not one but two incredible poodles to walk this earthly path beside us. Come what may in future years, we will be there for our Max, hands entwined in those apricot curls, guiding each other lovingly through joy and sorrow. Because that is what you do for your family.
    For anyone considering what type of dog to adopt, I cannot recommend poodles highly enough. Their intelligence keeps them engaged in training; their affectionate loyalty bonds them to you in ways that defy words. Whether you seek adventure, laughter or comfort through life’s storms...let a poodle into your world and into your heart. You won’t regret it. Simply make room on your couch for all that fluffy love!
    Thanks for listening to Quiet Please. Remember to like and share wherever you get your podcasts.

  • Britt Talley Daniel MD is a neurologist who writes Internet School providing information on Migraine, Panic Disorder, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and Transient Global Amnesia. website

  • A podcast where literature students, Jamie and Charlie, read books about spooky things, and then tell you all about them. It's a cultural exploration of horror and monsters in literature... and a lot of laughing about how ridiculous they are.

    Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

  • Você está prestes a ouvir uma história de quase amor. Baseada em fatos reais criados por vozes da minha cabeça. Rosas Amarelas é uma ficção inspirada em fatos reais que dá origem ao meu primeiro disco.

    Direção Artística e Voz
    Marco Vincit

    Produção Musical
    Felipe Fantoni

    Marcio Estelar

    Design Gráfico
    Luna Maravilha

    Will de Carvalho

    Max Marion

    Acervo J.BOGGO

    Este podcast é contraindicado em caso de suspeita de paixão. Ao persistirem os sintomas, um médico psiquiatra deverá ser consultado.