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Jobs in a Nutshell aims to shed light on what jobs entail in the real world and how to prepare for them. Each episode focuses on a profession or a career-related topic by discussing facts, research, and interviews.
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In addition to making a well-researched show about different careers, Megumi organizes the Twin Cities Podcasters meetup!
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The Future JAM is a Podcast designed to ignite curiosity about where humanity is headed— tomorrow, ten years from now, or as far as the mind can wander.
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Exploring technologies of the future! I have collaborated with Mike on a few episodes.
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There are a lot of fads, blogs and strong opinions, but then there’s SCIENCE. Science Vs is the show from Gimlet Media that finds out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between. We do the hard work of sifting through all the science so you don't have to. This season we tackle sex addiction, nuclear war, Lyme disease, and serial killers.
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Lots of political arguments really shouldn't be controversial if you just look at the data behind them.
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A themed monthly exploration of fiction in all forms, including interviews, readings, features and fully-produced radio plays. From some of the team behind the Prix Europa-nominated podcast sitcom Wooden Overcoats.
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I like how this show is kind of an alternate-reality twin of my own show: they're both monthly, and they both explore the intersection of their topic with other concepts.
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On a remote mountain in Hawaii, there's a fake planet Mars. Six volunteers are secluded in an imitation Mars habitat where they will work as imitation astronauts for one very real year. The goal: to help NASA understand what life might be like on the red planet—and plan for the day when the dress rehearsals are over, and we blast off for real. Host Lynn Levy has been chronicl...
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I've always wanted to be an Astronaut, and more specifically the first man on Mars. This is right up my alley.
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THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting places are: Silvia's Blood, That's Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever's most recent. Listening with headphone...
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Fantastic one-shot audio stories!
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Eight Bit is a show about gaming news, gaming hardware, gaming reviews, and pretty much anything that starts with gaming, hosted by Ian Buck and Ian Decker.
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This is my old show from college, covering the weekly video game news. Occasionally fun to go back and see how my craft has improved.
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Transportation and Land Use in Minnesota
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I was thinking about starting a podcast about cycling in the Twin Cities, then I found this one!
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At The Nexus is the premiere weekly podcast of The Nexus featuring Ryan Rampersad and Matthew Petschl with discussion on Apple, Google, Microsoft, lawsuits, software, hardware, trends and technology news.
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The first podcast I ever listened to, and what inspired me to start podcasting myself! This show is retired now.
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an interesting podcast from your old pal, Wil wheaton
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I follow Wil Wheaton pretty closely, and he's got a delightfully weird podcast.
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Host Ophira Eisenberg and house musician Jonathan Coulton bring the lively spirit of your favorite trivia night right to your ears. Hear hilarious games, puzzles, and music, all played in front of a live audience.
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The nerdy wordplay in this quiz show is right up my alley, and I am a big fan of Jonathan Coulton and his pop song soundalikes.
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The Extra Dimension features deep discussions on how technology intersects with other parts of our lives. Welcome to the heart of the technological convergence.
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This is the main show I produce! Once a month I explore a way they technology intersects with another part of our lives. Welcome to the heart of the technological convergence.
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CGP Grey and Brady Haran talk about YouTube, life, work, whatever.
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Hi, Tims!
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Welcome to Fairhaven, a literal Bubble of corporate utopia set amid the wild, goblin-infested Brush. The first scripted comedy series from Maximum Fun, Bubble tells a tale that is both contemporary and otherworldly, as a small band of monster killers struggles to make ends meet and find love in a nightmarish version of the gig economy. Starring: Alison Becker (Parks and Rec...
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A fantastic sci-fi comedy that makes fun of 2018 culture.
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CGP Grey and Myke Hurley are both independent content creators. Each episode, they get together to discuss their working lives. Hosted by CGP Grey and Myke Hurley.
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I'm always looking for ways to be more productive, and Grey and Myke have their heads screwed on straight. Annoyingly Apple-centric, but they provide MP3 chapters so it's easy to skip parts I'm not interested in.
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A staged show in the style of old-time radio performed live, monthly at Largo at the Coronet in Hollywood. Starring all of your favorite stars from the worlds of television, film, comedy, animation, sketch, and the stage. Created and written by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker.
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This is the show that got me into audio dramas. Styled after old-time radio, I love the way they incorporate their live audience.
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Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy from My Brother, My Brother and Me have recruited their dad for a campaign of high adventure. Join The McElroys every other Thursday as they kill a nauseating number of gerblins in ... The Adventure Zone!
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The McElroy's are a riot, and their campaign is so sweet.
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HBO's Westworld is full of vagaries and questions. Out West is a podcast from The Outline that tries to guess at what the answers are. Each week, we find one fan with a solid theory, and we kick the tires to see how that theory holds up.
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I don't have time to peruse the Westworld Reddit for fan theories, so this show does it for me. I enjoy how the hosts bash on Westworld, it keeps me grounded.
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A show about possible and not so possible futures. From space pirates to conscious robots to the end of antibiotics. Hosted by Rose Eveleth.
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My favorite future-focused show! I have a professional jealousy of Rose Eveleth.
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Grey Explains Videos and Vlogs
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I'm trying to move away from centralized platforms, so it's nice to be able to watch CGP Grey's videos in a podcast feed.
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The Internet Creators Guild is proud to present the Creator Chat podcast, bringing you candid conversations between Hank Green and pioneering creators and industry experts in online media. Brought to you by the Internet Creators Guild, a nonprofit membership organization made by and for creators.
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I'm super interested in issues facing online creators. Partly because I am one, partly because I teach about these issues in school.
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An episode-by-episode discussion of The West Wing, one of television’s most beloved shows, co-hosted by one of its stars, Joshua Malina, along with Hrishikesh Hirway of Song Exploder.
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I love recap/analysis shows, and they're even better when someone from the show is involved!
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I’m Awake – August 26, 2017
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A coworker's show about Native issues here in Minnesota.
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The Fringe is a collection of before and after show ramblings and actually intentional musings that are unstructured.
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Pre- and post-show banter for all the shows at thenexus.tv! They become public after four weeks, so if you want to listen to them alongside the main episode, you have to support us on Patreon.
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Podcast by Inanimate Ink
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These guys were my motivation to keep up on Agents of SHIELD. I hope they being the show back in the future.
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The first scripted series from Gimlet Media, starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, Amy Sedaris, Michael Cera, Mercedes Ruehl, Alia Shawkat, Chris Gethard, and Spike Jonze. Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of t...
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They got some big-name actors for this one!
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S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who's allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But when someone else ends up dead, the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt...
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Emotional and hard-hitting miniseries from This American Life. Probably the best soundtrack of any podcast I've heard.
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From GE Podcast Theater and Panoply, the producers of The Message, comes a new thriller, LifeAfter. The 10 episode series follows Ross, a low level employee at the FBI, who spends his days conversing online with his wife Charlie – who died eight months ago. But the technology behind this digital resurrection leads Ross down a dangerous path that threatens his job, his own lif...
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They let the fact that this is an audio format shape the stories they're telling, which is neat.
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Twice-monthly community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, where every conspiracy theory is true. Turn on your radio and hide. Never listened before? It's an ongoing radio show. Start with the current episode, and you'll catch on in no time. Or, go right to Episode 1 if you wanna binge-listen.
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Imagine if Lake Wobegon were a creepy desert town where supernatural occurrences were commonplace.
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The first audio drama from Tor Labs and Gideon Media, Steal the Stars is a gripping noir science fiction thriller in 14 episodes: Forbidden love, a crashed UFO, an alien body, and an impossible heist unlike any ever attempted - scripted by Mac Rogers, the award-winning playwright and writer of the multi-million download The Message and LifeAfter.
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Fantastic audio drama about a military complex that houses a crashed alien ship.
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The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. Here on The Anthropocene Reviewed, we review different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale.
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John had such a fascinating take on everyday objects.
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Free advice, from three of the world's most qualified experts.
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What's up, you cool baby?
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ARRRRR pirate peg legs really a thing? Do dogs have belly buttons? How old is Winnie the Pooh? ELT is here to answer your burning questions. If you have a question that needs answering, call the ELT Help Line at 833-RING-ELT or send an audio message to elt@gimletmedia.com. Every Little Thing is produced Gimlet Media and hosted by Flora Lichtman.
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I learn so many fascinating facts that I don't actually need to know from this show!
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Explore the world's biggest ideas and the crazy people that believe they can make them happen. Are you ready for self-driving cars, jetpacks, 3D printed food, or a trip to Mars? Moonshot talks to the people who are at the forefront of all this rapid change to find out what the future of humanity might actually look like. Hosted by Kristofor Lawson and Andrew Moon....
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It's impressive how many interviews they get with people who are working to shape the future.
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The McElroy Brothers will be in the movie Trolls 2, even if that information is not yet possessed by Dreamworks, the company making Trolls 2. This is the story of how that happened.
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If this comes true, I may have to actually watch the Trolls movies.
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Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org. A proud...
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This is one of my favorites. I wish I could say my name with as much tender love as Roman Mars says his.
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Hank and John Green (YouTubers and etc.) answer questions, give questionable advice, and talk about Mars (the planet) and AFC Wimbledon (the 3rd tier English football club).
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If you're a nerdfighter, you probably listen to this.
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Good Morning Night Vale is the official Welcome to Night Vale recap show, hosted by cast members Meg Bashwiner, Symphony Sanders, and Hal Lublin. Each week, our hosts do a deep dive into one episode of Welcome to Night Vale, starting with the very first episode from 2012. Episodes feature interviews with the cast and creators, revealing origin stories, behind-the-scen...
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I've forgotten a lot of details from WTNV, so it's good to have a reason to relisten.
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The creators of My Brother, My Brother and Me and The Worst Idea of All Time review the film Paul Blart Mall Cop 2 every American Thanksgiving from now until the end of linear time. There is no escape.
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I'll never actually watch the movie willingly, but the concept behind this show is way too good.
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Election days come and go, but political and social revolutions that attempt to transform our society never end. Listen to The Bernie Sanders Show to stay informed on the political revolution, our focus in the fight for a progressive agenda and how Bernie and others are fighting back against the Trump administration and its efforts divide us up
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Join the political revolution!
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Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news. Records live every Wednesday at 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 20:00 UTC.
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A little long, but probably the best way to keep up on Google news.
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John Hodgman's Today in the Past podcast is now The Judge John Hodgman Podcast. Have your pressing issues decided by Famous Minor Television Personality John Hodgman, Certified Judge. If you'd like John Hodgman to solve your pressing issue, simply email it, along with your phone number, to hodgman@maximumfun.org. THAT IS ALL.
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The Nexus Specials are for awesomely spectacular occasions and breaking news coverage.
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Whenever there's a big event to cover, we're there... remotely.
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Second Opinion is a reviews show about anything and everything under the sun. If we can experience it, we can review it.
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It's super important to think critically about the tools we're using and the media we're consuming, so we review everything we can get our hands on!
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It's Game of the Year meets King of the Hill as four of Earth's best friends discuss the week's new releases and decide if any will topple whatever game currently holds the honor. Will Killstroke 4: The Bloodening dethrone your favorite? How long can Professor Wigglebottom's Puzzle Bordello keep hold of the top spot? The choice is in the capable hands of Polygon's Chr...
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Oddly enough, this is how I discovered the McElroy's.
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PodKit is a show about Apple inclined Web Developers discussing interesting technology and development related topics, with hosts Brian Mitchell, Brandon Johnson and Ryan Rampersad.
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I really enjoy the PodKitters, even though I don't develop in JavaScript or own any Apple products.
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Maybe you’ve laid awake imagining how it could have been, how it might yet be, but the moment to act was never right. Well, the moment is here and the podcast making it happen is Heavyweight. Join Jonathan Goldstein for road trips, thorny reunions, and difficult conversations as he backpedals his way into the past like a therapist with a time machine. From Gimlet Media.
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What a great, dry sense of humor.
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Telling stories set in a superhero world and building that world through conversations and questions.
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Best superhero universe out there!
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The Cephalopodcast is a podcast hosted by the Giant Squidstravaganza, a giant squid trying to make his way in a difficult world full of humans and pollution. Written and produced by Paul and Joe DeGeorge.
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These are the days... in our lake...
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Doc, Penny, and Jojo had a band that was going nowhere. Until they found a magical drum machine that transports them into their songs. From songwriter Jonathan Mann (Song-a-day) and producer Jonathan Mitchell (The Truth) comes a podcast inspired by 80’s cartoons about life as a struggling musician in the age of the internet.
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These tunes get stuck in my head all the time.
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Mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, and dramatic radio. Hosted by Glynn Washington.
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Fascinating stories from people of all walks of life!
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Online video creator Dylan Marron calls some of the folks who wrote him hateful messages to ask one simple question: why? Sometimes awkward, often political, and always fascinating, Conversations with People Who Hate Me takes contentious online conversations and moves them offline. In new episodes starting April 2nd, Dylan will moderate conversations between people wh...
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It's amazing how positive these conversations turn out to be!
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A series about what it's really like to start a business.
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It was most interesting when they were documenting their own company.
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"'A podcast about the internet' that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it." - The Guardian. Hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, from Gimlet.
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Nowadays I learn about memes from three middle-aged white men.
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Podcast by Isaac Arthur
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I discovered this guy through his YouTube channel, and fortunately he has an audio feed as well which makes it easier for me to keep up.
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Welcome to Oh No, Ross and Carrie!, the show where we don’t just report on fringe science, spirituality, and claims of the paranormal, but take part ourselves. Follow us as we join religions, undergo alternative treatments, seek out the paranormal, and always find the humor in life’s biggest mysteries. We show up - so you don’t have to. Every month we share a new investig...
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They do an impressive job remaining respectful while investigating and discussing literal cults.
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Polygon Longform is a podcast containing spoken word versions of our in-depth features and monthly covers. If you like stories about not only games but the artists who make them, the fans who love them and the culture surrounding them, then this is the show for you.
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I miss this show, their audio adaptations of feature articles made it way easier for me to keep up.
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VR in Education will provide tips and explore topics related to using immersive Virtual Reality in the classroom.
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I'm planning on having this guy on The Extra Dimension as a guest sometime.
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Every other week, three people who read Animorphs as kids and one who didn't read and discuss another book in the series.
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This was the catalyst I needed to actually start rereading the Animorphs series, and I am thoroughly enjoying participating in the discussion
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Award Winning Sitcom - Start with Season 1 Episode 1 || Rudyard Funn and his equally miserable sister Antigone run their family’s failing funeral parlour, where they get the body in the coffin in the ground on time. But one day they find everyone enjoying themselves at the funerals of a new competitor – the impossibly perfect Eric Chapman! With their dogsbody Georgie, and a...
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Oh, this is one of my favorite comedies! I even shared it with my mom, and have burned it onto CDs so she can listen in the car.
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We live in the future, where drones skim the sky, corporations enter the space race, and smart watches track our every movement. But how? And why? What's Tech invites experts to explain the technology bit by bit, in clear, brief, enjoyable audio nuggets. These days, technology is everywhere. Let's make sense of what's around us. The series finale aired December 6th, 2016.
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I use some of these episodes as material for my class.
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Everything is Alive is an unscripted interview show in which all the subjects are inanimate objects. In each episode, a different thing tells us its life story--and everything it says is true.
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I am so delighted by this show.
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Dr. Lindsey Doe, clinical sexologist and host of the YouTube show Sexplanations, chats with special guests about the fascinating and hilarious world of sex.
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News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Monday to Friday. All killer, no filler. Hosted by Sean Rameswaram. Featuring the finest explainers from Vox and more.
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Stories told through found audio from an alternate universe. Season three, “Dictation,” is a political thriller told exclusively through a bureaucrat’s dictated recordings to a secretary. Narrated by Lee LeBreton. Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Original music by Mary Epworth.
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I really dig how this show is presented as actual, in-universe audio content.
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