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OBDM is a weekly news / conspiracy / comedy podcast. It's a mix of The Howard Stern Show and Art Bell. If you have a sense of humor and love strange topics, you'll be hooked after 2 episodes.
 
a leftist podcast discussing current events, theory, and action through a radical lens.
 
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Pantsuit Politics
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A political podcast hosted by women from both sides of the aisle who refuse to see each other as the enemy. For anyone discouraged by our current political discourse, Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers bring a nuanced and grace-filled perspective to discussions about politics and news.
 
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Words & Numbers
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Words & Numbers touches on issues of Economics, Political Science, Current Events and Policy. Each Wednesday we'll be sharing a new Words & Numbers podcast featuring Antony Davies Ph.D and James Harrigan Ph.D talking about the economics and political science of current events.
 
Play along with the guests (all pub trivia staff or hosts) to figure out the answer to the questions. Each episode is a quick 20-30 minutes and features multiple interesting facts from random categories that vary each week, so you'll never know what you're going to learn about!We may write the questions... but We Don't Know Either.
 
Buzz Burbank News and Comment has been appointment radio for decades. Now, it's a podcast you can hear anytime! Buzz Burbank presents the day's big stories, presented from a unique perspective, and featuring stories you won't hear anywhere else! It's a daily journal from Buzz to make you feel the news, to make you laugh, and to make you think.
 
News & political commentary airing live Monday and Thursday 11am - 2pm eastern!
 
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We're All Psychos
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Comedian Dylan Palladino connects with guests about why they are uniquely crazy and tries to learn some new things along the way.
 
Welcome to Wisecrack's CULTURE BINGE, where we feast on everything going on in the zeitgeist and digest it for all of you. From pop culture fails to blunders in advertising, technology, and beyond — join Jared, Alec, and Surbhi weekly as they philosophize about what it means to live in this absurd and fascinating world.
 
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Past Present
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Past Present brings together three historians to discuss what's happening in American politics and culture today. Natalia, Neil, and Niki bring historical insights to the news of the day, offering listeners an alternative to the reflexive and polarized world of punditry. Interested in the world around you but exhausted by rote reactions and partisan talking points? You've come to the right place.
 
The Recovering Party Girls is a weekly podcast taped in Houston, Texas that follows NatoyaEbony (@natoyaebony) and Adrianna Cool (@mscool_nthecity) as they try to recover from eff boys, friends, DUIs, and bad decisions. Don't miss out as these girls hilariously recap some of their life's worst decisions, in hopes to finally recover or at least help somebody else recover. NOTHING IS OFF LIMITS. Tune in every Wednesday and follow us on social media (@recoveringpartygirls/@partygirlspod) Also, ...
 
a leftist podcast discussing current events, theory, and action through a radical lens.
 
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Let's Know Things
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Let's Know Things is a show about putting the news into context.Rather than simply discussing current events, in each episode we use an article as a starting point for a larger discussion about a particular industry, society, ourselves, and the world.
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures ...
 
An irreverent comedy podcast exploring Current Events and Washington D.C. area Arts & Culture with absurdist tongue and cheek satire and sardonic off-beat commentary.
 
The Mike O'Meara Show is a fun mash-up of real life, pop-culture, news of the day, dynamic audio clips, and four guys busting each others' balls. All at www.mikeomearashow.com.
 
A news-comedy, two-man talk show
 
News & political commentary airing live Monday and Thursday 11am - 2pm eastern!
 
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Exactamundo
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Buried News stories get dug up and roasted.
 
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Clever Girls
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Allison Hendrick and Kimberlee Kelly discuss current events, pop culture, and women who have done (and are doing) amazing things.
 
Not For Human Consumption: Your drunken weekly update on all the things! Movies, games, life, and everything in between! Join Allan, Matt, Dylan and Dave each week as they discuss everything between important and stupid.
 
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Let's Know Things
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Let's Know Things is a show about putting the news into context. Rather than simply discussing current events, in each episode we use an article as a starting point for a larger discussion about a particular industry, society, ourselves, and the world.
 
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Gut Punch News
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When 2+2=5, the Gut Punch Podcast explains why!
 
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Trump on Earth
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Trump on Earth is a new podcast exploring the environment in the Trump era.
 
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How Neal Feel
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Every week, comedian Neal Brennan and his co-host Bianca Sia cover a range of topics: current events, race, gender, sex, technology. The good stuff.
 
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FEE AudioXP
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Foundation for Economic Education is bringing you recordings of lectures from its events so that you can be a part of FEE anyplace and anytime.
 
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Bafflegab Gabcast
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Political debate without the boring bits—BAFFLEGAB is a comedy show where conservative and liberal viewpoints fight to the death. Hosted by Ralph Wigglesworth and Lenny Thompson.
 
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Invade the Decade
Weekly
 
Welcome to Invade the Decade! Each week, the hosts jump in their booze-fueled time machine and travel to a random month from history where they rant about current events, pop-culture and anything in between. When this show hits eighty-eight miles per hour, you’re gonna hear some serious sh*t.
 
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Big Time Garbage
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we are super smart at everything and probably the funniest in the world. it's pretty cool for you that you get to listen to us
 
This show is for all the Broken People! America: we're obsessed with sex and sometimes relationships. Comedian and host Josh Accardo, explores sexuality, relationships, dating, current events, and the entertainment industry. From the latest news to interviews with women from the entertainment industry, Broken-Tailed Dog has it all. #Brokentailed
 
The lighter side of current events. Every two weeks we take a look at odd and interesting news, pop culture, and sports.
 
Actor / writer / comedian Bill Corbett (MST3K, RiffTrax) and his crew take on current events, chat about arts and entertainment, and give highly unprofessional advice to listeners with problems.
 
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Coach Von Podcast
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Ball is life, literally on the Coach Von Podcast. Stand-up comedian and author of the book Speak Fluent Man, Von Decarlo, sparks fun, uncensored, conversations about life, love, and relationships using current events and sports to anchor into hard-truth discussions about life, love, and relationships that most people shy away from in todays sensitive society. For your dose of pop culture, current events, and more, be sure to tune into the Coach Von Podcast.
 
Charlie Jabaley aka Charlie Rocket with his inspirational podcast series "Charlie Rocket Show". Each episode features Charlie's unique perspective on current events and his personal life. Charlie provides insight on business from his past life as CEO Charlie, managing mega-stars 2 Chainz, Travis Porter, Young Dolph, and Bankroll Fresh, and starting Atlanta based artist management company "Street Execs". He also inspires through his journey of becoming physically fit, having weighed over 305 ...
 
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FEEcast
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The Foundation for Economic Education proudly presents our weekly show FEEcast, a lively and intelligent exploration of today’s most interesting stories and issues through the clarifying lens of economic thinking.
 
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How To Be Better
Daily
 
A podcast about self-development through the lens of current events, pop culture, and experience. Each episode brings you ideas, research, clips, stories, and interviews that are designed to help you become the best possible version of you.
 
Your weekly podcast for a world in flux. Globalization and climate change. The rise of social media and the decline and fall of Blockbuster Video. AI and VR. Donald Trump and Flat Earthers. The world is changing so fast that we can't get a grip on how we got here, let alone where we're headed. Join Ben Charland as he peels back the headlines to ask, what are the events, characters, forces and ideas that shape the human story today? Have things always been this nuts, or are they getting crazi ...
 
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Pantsuit Politics
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A political podcast hosted by women from both sides of the aisle who refuse to see each other as the enemy. For anyone discouraged by our current political discourse, Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers bring a nuanced and grace-filled perspective to discussions about politics and news.
 
Opening up on the conversation on the issues being debated in today’s Los Angeles. Featuring interviews with local social and environmental justice leaders, plus the kind of big-picture context you won’t find anywhere else. Hosted by David Levitus, Founder of LA Forward, and History Ph.D. with a focus on U.S. politics and urban studies.
 
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Invade the Decade
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Welcome to Invade the Decade! Each week, the hosts jump in their booze-fueled time machine and travel to a random month from history where they rant about current events, pop-culture and anything in between. When this show hits eighty-eight miles per hour, you’re gonna hear some serious sh*t.
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing has been published in more than 20 languages. Mr. Harris and his work ...
 
Discussing fake news one article at a time. Thoughts and opinions on how to respond to fake news. Combating the changes to our society based on disinformation and propaganda. Spread Jam. Not lies.
 
Get A Load Of This is a podcast about everyday life, nostalgia, and opinions big and small. Join us in losing our minds over the little things.
 
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Two Drinks In
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Two gays and two gals dish the dirt and dole out drunken advice, as only this funny foursome can — one drink at a time. Join Two Drinks In each week for you dose of Minnesota “nice” over ice. It’s chilly!
 
Friends for over 20 years Bobby Moore and Adam Simmons get together weekly with a special guest to do everything from, but not limited to, screaming about sports to discussing how likely it is that reptilian humanoid overlords are hiding an alien race in the Marianas trench #SAMPC is not only a safe place to scream about the Lebron trade, but it’s the number 2 podcast in the world! so spark one up, pour a fresh cup of coffee and hang on to your sack, cause we’re going for a ride Johnny. Uned ...
 
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Tap In, Geek Out
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Doug Lund and Eric G. Hollis document their relentless search for the perfect balance of alcohol and fandom.
 
Writers Jay Connor and Alex Hardy delve into humorous explorations of current events, pop culture, and relevant issues with some of your favorite media personalities. Previous guests include Luvvie Ajayi, Damon Young and Panama Jackson of Very Smart Brothas, digital activist April Reign, Jamie Broadnax of Black Girl Nerds, blogger Demetria Lucas O'Doyley, author Kiese Laymon, Eunique Jones Gibson of Because of Them We Can, YouTube sensation Evelyn From The Internets, celebrity chefs Trap Kit ...
 
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The Lobby Shop
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The Lobby Shop gives listeners an opportunity to tune in to conversations between Washington insiders who are directly involved in the biggest political and policy issues of our day. Hosted by Josh Zive, Liam Donovan, and Paul Nathanson of Bracewell's Policy Resolution Group in Washington DC, this weekly podcast dives into the most recent news from Capitol Hill and beyond with input from foremost experts in their respective fields. Have a topic you'd like to hear discussed on the show? We'd ...
 
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Surrounding by several members of his cabinet, President Trump recently gave a speech at the White House touting his own environmental record. Even though he’s tried to rolled back environmental regulations at a record pace, Trump painted a picture of a country where economic growth has occurred as the environment has gotten cleaner. On this ep ...…
 
Comedian Ben Cohen (@uniquedude2) joins us as we meet the Bagel Boss guy's 6 brothers AND get an in-studio visit from the BAFFLEGAB SUPERFAN CONTEST WINNER! We're talking Trump's tweets, racist chants, FaceApp and the Iowa Government official forced to resign for liking 2Pac too much. recorded live on KPISS.FM bafflegabcast.com…
 
Today we're joined by Matthew Nielsen, Bracewell Partner in the firm's White Collar Defense practice, to talk about his work and what it means in the world of corporate law. Also, for photos from our intro's unboxing segment, check out our Twitter page: @TheLobbyShopPod.
 
He is 6 today! Plus... country radio... Roger Ailes and a million balloons. Oscar's Take and renting cars and houses. Tune in.
 
Send us your questions and comments! Email us at: culturebinge@wisecrack.co Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Follow Us on Twitter! @wisecrack (Jared) @wisecrackalec (Alec) @suripatel22 (Surbhi) Topics for Episode #9 00:02:23 Slaps or Chaps 00:02:32 Big Little Lies 2nd Season 00:05:05 Educon/Vidcon creators 00:09:39 New Chopped episodes o ...…
 
George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four" (1984) is a touchstone of 20th-century English literature and a key piece of modern political thought and speculative fiction that continues to provoke conversation, and comparison, today. Orwell's novel from 1949 describes a bleak future where the state (Big Brother) has weaponized technology, language, p ...…
 
Resources: Am I an American? by Ibram X. Kendi Events and Interviews: Nuance Nation Tour tickets Podcast Movement (August 13-16) Evolving Faith (October 4-5) Blissdom (November 14-16) Sponsors: Express VPN Rothy's Silk Therapeutics Thank you for being a part of our community! We couldn't do what we do without you. To become a tangible supporter ...…
 
Resources: Am I an American? by Ibram X. Kendi Events and Interviews: Nuance Nation Tour tickets Podcast Movement (August 13-16) Evolving Faith (October 4-5) Blissdom (November 14-16) Sponsors: Express VPN Rothy's Silk Therapeutics Thank you for being a part of our community! We couldn't do what we do without you. To become a tangible supporter ...…
 
Rick joins us to discuss abortion, Rick went the other way but it didn't feel right, Not a fan of Michelob ASMR commercial -- sorry Zoe Kravitz, Did a perfect storm lead to recent abortion laws, Why can't men have an opinion on abortion, Is there a 3rd person whose opinion matters -- the baby, Rick's goal is for no one to ever want an abortion, ...…
 
Today’s Topics: current events, US news, opinions, world news, world events, perspective
 
Comedy legend Andy Kindler is in town for some shows at the Acme Comedy Club, and he drops by Funhouse HQ for a chat. Bill and Brandi talk to Andy about his standup career; his upcoming State of the Industry speech at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal; how he deals with OCD; religion and lack thereof; and his longtime nemesis Ricky Gerva ...…
 
Comedy legend Andy Kindler is in town for some shows at the Acme Comedy Club, and he drops by Funhouse HQ for a chat. Bill and Brandi talk to Andy about his standup career; his upcoming State of the Industry speech at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal; how he deals with OCD; religion and lack thereof; and his longtime nemesis Ricky Gerva ...…
 
Jimmy and CC discuss 1:12 Racism and major name calling, 8:40 Ice raids, 12:32 IRS wealth tax, 16:39 Crypto and other currencies, 27:07 Epstein, 30:44 Area 51 at 1.5m, 34:30 Photobomb, 37:00 Deepfake, 42:25 Tech monopolies, 53:23 Chat-Gate PR scandal, 56:49 Woman as 007?, 1:00:45 WPB FL fights homelessness with repeat music.…
 
bart had sex on a jetski
 
Mike needs to love himself... but not too much. Plus, beard dye... your Yaks... Pony's birthday and the horse shoe!
 
Will America Go Back Where it Came-From? 76 Billion Pills. Storming Area 51. Bob Cesca Commentary. And: Chimp Escapes Chinese Zoo. BUZZ BURBANK NEWS & COMMENT Free on iTunes, IHeartRadio, Spotify, Stitcher & more. @bobcesca_go
 
*Stimulating Political Talk*By SecularTalkRadio.
 
*Stimulating Political Talk*By SecularTalkRadio.
 
Today’s Topics: current events, US news, opinions, world news, world events, perspective
 
We're back! Kimberlee and Allison kick off a virtual tour around the world with the coolest continent, Antarctica. Kimberlee discusses Jackie Ronne, the first woman to be a working member of an Antarctic expedition, while Allison stresses about climate change and marvels at the work of the women aboard the research vessel the Nathaniel B. Palmer.…
 
► OBDM T-Shirt: https://teespring.com/obdm-dino-wizard?73d3a50c4b#pid=46&cid=2753&sid=front #### NEWS #### Vatican finds bones, deepening mystery in search for girl who disappeared 36 years ago https://www.foxnews.com/world/vatican-finds-bones-mystery-search-for-girl-who-disappeared Nearly 1,000,000 People Have Signed Up To “Storm Area 51” http ...…
 
Bill chats with Funhouse producer and fan convention veteran Ken Plume about the state of pop culture fandom in the USA, and how it’s changed over the last few decades. Bonus: Bill tells a long rambling anecdote about a recent experience in the local dog park! Podcast magic.
 
Bill chats with Funhouse producer and fan convention veteran Ken Plume about the state of pop culture fandom in the USA, and how it’s changed over the last few decades. Bonus: Bill tells a long rambling anecdote about a recent experience in the local dog park! Podcast magic.
 
Josh Accardo is a major Springsteen fan... and finally he has someone on that shares this love and joy. Brendan Fitzgibbons is a fantastic comic and writer. Currently on staff and a sketch player on the popular Comedy Central show "Alternatino"By Broken-Tailed Dog with Josh Accardo.
 
The Oscar inquisition! Plus... lovely make-up, a joke filled Shack, the Blues Brothers, and a new impression debuts.
 
As people like, share, and upload on social media platforms, data is generated by users and gathered by tech companies. It’s a bit unclear, however, how companies handle user data. Is selling or storing user data a problem? Does the Fourth Amendment protect internet privacy? Should the government get involved?Join James Harrigan and Antony Davi ...…
 
Waddup!! How the hell are you psychos? There are a lot of newcomers and I am excited as hell for you all to join the Empire. IF you're new, go ahead and hit that subscribe button btw. Also leave a review, cuz that would be sick as hell. Today we have another fantastic comedian and all around great dude, Pranav Behari (@pranahaha). We quickly re ...…
 
"Close your legs to married men, hooker!"- Nene Leakes Episode Breakdown: 00:05:08- What's Cool in the City (Black people can swim) 00:30:56- #WCW Sky Forster from "Grownish" (Halle Bailey not to be confused with Halle Berry) 00:38:00- Recovering From Married Men 01:15:43 Moesha's Diary (Mary Ellen Pleasant) ------------------------------------ ...…
 
Today’s Topics: current events, US news, opinions, world news, world events, perspective
 
This week we talk about chuckwagons, food delivery, and ghost kitchens. We also discuss proprietary eponyms, food trucks, and real estate optimization. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings For more information about this podcast and to view the show notes and transcript, visit letsknowthings.com And if you're enjoying the show ...…
 
This week we talk about chuckwagons, food delivery, and ghost kitchens. We also discuss proprietary eponyms, food trucks, and real estate optimization. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings For more information about this podcast and to view the show notes and transcript, visit letsknowthings.com And if you're enjoying the show ...…
 
On this episode Neal and Bianca discuss: Bianca’s wardrobe, Instagram Photography, wild public fights, The lion king, and of course: your emails! And check out The Endless Honeymoon Podcast with Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher. Keep sending your questions and music submissions to hownealfeel@gmail.com. Send your theme and segments songs and gr ...…
 
Mike needs to monitor his screen time! Plus, a live demo, your letters, a tale of Dahlia... and doppel news.
 
This week they invade March 1967 and yell about Bonanza, Hombre, and creepy cowboys. Join the invasion! https://www.instagram.com/invadethedecade/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/invadethedecade/ https://twitter.com/InvadeTheDecade Miller & Son BBQ Sauce: https://www.millsauceco.com/
 
In this episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil discuss the Women’s World Cup, the life and legacy of Ross Perot, and the case against Jeffrey Epstein. Support Past Present on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pastpresentpodcast Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show: Women’s soccer is getting more attention than ever in t ...…
 
In this episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil discuss the Women’s World Cup, the life and legacy of Ross Perot, and the case against Jeffrey Epstein. Support Past Present on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pastpresentpodcast Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show: Women’s soccer is getting more attention than ever in t ...…
 
This week they invade March 1967 and yell about Bonanza, Hombre, and creepy cowboys. Join the invasion! https://www.instagram.com/invadethedecade/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/invadethedecade/ https://twitter.com/InvadeTheDecade Miller & Son BBQ Sauce: https://www.millsauceco.com/
 
Charlie introduces his listeners to Branden Collinsworth, master Nike yoga trainer. Branden is Charlie's mentor / guru / guide in Bali helping Charlie navigate his purpose in Bali. This is a must hear episode as Branden drops bars of wisdom given to him from masters he's met while traveling and experiencing 50 different countries. Charlie Jabal ...…
 
On episode 13 of Exactamundo, Eddie talks about the Area 51 Facebook event, the infamous Bagel Boss guy, a KFC exploding in North Carolina, and how a 66 year old lady seeked revenge on a neighboring business. Don't forget to give a rating and review. Go to patreon.com/exactamundo to contribute to the podcast and for bonus features. Add Eddie on ...…
 
Not For Human Consumption: Your drunken weekly update on all the things! Movies, games, life, and everything in between! We are back and floating through the aftermath of losing our friend but we out here. Dylan gets a promotion. Dave, New addition Jay and Acting Captain Matt mull over double barrelled Klingons being official Star Trek cannon. ...…
 
Today’s Topics: current events, US news, opinions, world news, world events, perspective
 
Today, we share the second half of out two-part special with comrades from the IAF-FAI, Bad Salish Girl and The Green City. This time, we chat about the unique challenges and advantages of organizing in the countryside. Make sure to check out Pt. I if you haven't done so already! Follow the IAF-FAI on Twitter and visit their website. Follow Bad ...…
 
Today, we share the second half of out two-part special with comrades from the IAF-FAI, Bad Salish Girl and The Green City. This time, we chat about the unique challenges and advantages of organizing in the countryside. Make sure to check out Pt. I if you haven't done so already! Follow the IAF-FAI on Twitter and visit their website. Follow Bad ...…
 
Jimmy and CC discuss 1:58 Storming Area 51, 5:15 Trump trolls Congress, 7:54 ICE raids Alert, 14:04 Sugar scare study, 16:55 Beer car seat a D.C.F. offense?, 21:04 San Fran homeless environmental impact, 28:06 Civil War on Drugs, 33:09 Biden aims for global democracy, 38:47 Acosta resigns, 44:35 Rape distinctions, 51:42 Pelosi trolled, 53:37 Ru ...…
 
Mike is having a full Canadian detox! Details of his international travel... with moose, food, and French.Plus, Shannon stops by. Good day, eh?
 
*Stimulating Political Talk*By SecularTalkRadio.
 
*Stimulating Political Talk*By SecularTalkRadio.
 
Lindsey, Nick, Michael, and Fred Hiebert, the Chief Archeologist in Residence for the National Geographic Society, discuss their interesting facts, the abundance of snakes, and excavating city of Alexandria, Egypt.
 
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