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Historian and loudmouth Jason Scott shares stories of technology, retrocomputing, documentary filmmaking, and general schennanigans from his decades of travels and research. From experiences on the road while shooting documentaries to often-obscure points of order, Jason keeps a fast-moving pace and even he doesn't know where we're ending up at the end.
 
Welcome to the Travelling Sisterhood of Art Historians podcast. We are Maddy, Freya, Caroline and Serena: four art historians who, each week, will be chatting to an expert about visual and material culture in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Join us on an art historical journey as we think about how images and objects shaped our world.
 
Tom Wilmer’s Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast, recorded live on-location across America and around the world- showcases the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine and spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts. We cover nouns and verbs—people, places, things, and action—everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls, and interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic. His feature, recorded live at Harland & Wolfe Shipyards in Belfast Northern Ireland, celebrat ...
 
In every episode of The Art of World Building podcast, host Randy Ellefson discusses how authors, screenwriters, game designers, gamers, and hobbyists can do world building better, faster, and have more fun doing it. Popular topics include creating gods, species, animals, plants, races, monsters, undead, continents, settlements, kingdoms, star systems, time, history, cultures, magic systems, religions, the supernatural, naming everything, and travel estimates for land, sea, and space.
 
Bruce L Oliver, Scratch & Sniff Travel Author | Travel Professional | Radio & TV Host Bruce is a 2013 Travel Weekly MAGELLAN Silver Award Winner and has been in the travel industry for over 6 years. He has traveled and/or cruised to over 56 countries on 6 continents. Find out more about the Interactive Travel Network by joining http://Facebook.com/groups/BruceOliverTV/ Thanks for listening.
 
Jock of the Bushveld is a true story by South African author Sir Percy Fitzpatrick when he worked as a storeman, prospector's assistant, journalist and ox-wagon transport-rider. The book tells of Fitzpatrick's travels with his dog, Jock, during the 1880s. Jock was saved by Fitzpatrick from being drowned in a bucket for being the runt of the litter. Jock was very loyal towards Percy, and brave. Jock was an English Staffordshire Bull Terrier. (Summary by Wikipedia)
 
This is a fantasy, LGBT+ narrative podcast which tells the story of two men travelling their way across the continent. Lin Chasso is the newest generation of a family stretching back thousands upon thousands of years, maintaining the largest and best wizarding school in the country. After some business in a small town at the other end of the continent, he needs some help getting back home. That's where Caelan comes in. The mercenary has been travelling around picking up odd jobs, and is on h ...
 
Washington Irving's Old Christmas tells of an American's travels through England during the Christmas season. Through a chance meeting with an old friend he is able to experience Christmas in a stately manor house. Through his eyes as a houseguest he glimpses the uniquely British customs and celebrations of Christmas as it would have been experienced during the Middle Ages, rather than in the early 19th century. - Summary by Greg Giordano
 
This reading is in Hebrew.Mendele Mocher Seforim (Literary name for Shalom Jacob Abramovitsch) (1835 – 1917, b. Kapulye, Belorussia), one of the first modern Jewish writers, wrote in both Hebrew and Yiddish throughout his career. In his work he described with sharp satirical criticism the traditional life in small Jewish towns, as well as tendencies for assimilation of learned Jews at the time. He was regarded as the “grandfather of Yiddish literature” but the Hebraic-Zionist atmosphere in O ...
 
Birdseye Views of Far Lands is an interesting, wholesome presentation of something that a keen-eyed, alert traveler with the faculty of making contrasts with all classes of people in all sorts of places, in such a sympathetic way as to win their esteem and confidence, has been able to pick up as he has roamed over the face of the earth for a quarter of a century.The book is not a geography, a history, a treatise on sociology or political economy. It is a Human Interest book which appeals to ...
 
The adventures of Flash Gordon and his companions Dale Arden and Dr. Hans Zarkov. The story begins with Earth bombarded by fiery meteors. Dr. Zarkov believes the meteors are from outer space, and invents a rocket ship to locate their place of origin. Half mad, he kidnaps Flash and Dale, and the three travel to the planet Mongo, where they discover that the meteors are weapons devised by Ming the Merciless, evil ruler of Mongo.For many years, the three companions adventure on Mongo, traveling ...
 
Mars Jupiter hosts the Peace Coast PodCast travelling through sound in the world of underground communities of artists, activists, and mostly musicians on their process and journey as 21st Century earth beings, finding creative spaces for peace.
 
Idomen (1843) is the creative-nonfiction memoir of the beautiful and brilliant American poetess Maria Gowen Brooks, who was compared in the 19th century to Byron and Swinburne. In it she tells the story of an ill-fated love affair she had twenty years earlier while traveling with her young son in Canada following the death of her much older husband. The traumatic breakup led to suicide attempts on her part, which romantic masochist Brooks byronically relates in full, albeit changing everybod ...
 
Francis, a young Italian boy, is a merchant’s son who is enthralled by the troubadour songs and tales of knights that his father brings back from his travels. He decides to become a knight, but after seeing the poor and suffering in the tragedies of war, he decides to give away all of his worldly possessions and become a troubadour for God.
 
You know the story of the Three Wise Men of the East, and how they travelled from far away to offer their gifts at the manger-cradle in Bethlehem. But have you ever heard the story of the Other Wise Man, who also saw the star in its rising, and set out to follow it, yet did not arrive with his brethren in the presence of the young child Jesus? Of the great desire of this fourth pilgrim, and how it was denied, yet accomplished in the denial; of his many wanderings and the probations of his so ...
 
First published in 1919 under his pseudonym Clive Hamilton, Spirits in Bondage, is also the first published book by the notorious novelist C.S. Lewis. This early piece of work represents Lewis’ youth, as it was written at a time when the author had just returned from his military service in the First World War. In addition it differentiates itself from his other works, not just in terms of style, but also in themes due to his agnostic stand at the time. Written in the form of poetry, the pie ...
 
A story of a young woman in love and the sacrifices she makes in order to save a man's life when he is accused of murder. Has she gone too far and risked too much? Will she ever find happiness again, or is she destined to live a life of secrecy? (Summary by Michele Eaton) Cast: Narrator: Michele EatonRandall Vaughan: Ernst PattynamaHyacinth Vaughan: Amanda FridayMillicent Holte: Amanda FridayLady Vaughan: CaprishaPageClare Brandon (Vaughan): Lynne ThompsonClaude Lennox: Hans-Christian EickSi ...
 
The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histories tell the story of the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book. The rise of the Persian Empire is chronicled, and the causes for the conflict with Greece. Herodotus treats the conflict as an ideologi ...
 
The Mosaic of Art radio show explores the making and distribution of visual art by talking with artists, curators, webmasters, dealers, coaches, publishers, about their creative processes. We go into their studios, offices and galleries, but also into their minds, their memories, travels and stories. The show is for anyone who’s interested in learning how imagination is cultivated and fed and how it translates itself into tangible objects. We talk with creative people around the world who ar ...
 
A mysterious young widow arrives at Wildfell Hall, an Elizabethan mansion which has been empty for many years, with her young son. She lives there under an assumed name, Helen Graham, and very soon finds herself the victim of local slander. Refusing to believe anything scandalous about her, Gilbert Markham discovers her dark secrets. In her diary Helen writes about her husband's physical and moral decline through alcohol and the world of debauchery and cruelty from which she has fled. This p ...
 
John Wesley Powell was a pioneer American explorer, ethnologist, and geologist in the 19th Century. In 1869 he set out to explore the Colorado and the Grand Canyon. He gathered nine men, four boats and food for ten months and set out from Green River, Wyoming, on May 24. Passing through dangerous rapids, the group passed down the Green River to its confluence with the Colorado River (then also known as the Grand River upriver from the junction), near present-day Moab, Utah. The expedition’s ...
 
As an extension of the Emmy® Award-winning travel series on PBS, The Bare Feet Podcast brings dancer, traveler, and host Mickela Mallozzi together with inspiring people from around the world, sharing conversations on the power of connection through dance and music in our everyday lives - part inspiration, part information, part exploration. Find more about the podcast and the TV series at www.TravelBareFeet.com.
 
First published in 1894, this wonderful travelogue by a famed naturalist and conservationist still remains a book that delights and informs its readers. The Mountains of California by John Muir recounts the author's exploration of the Yosemite Valley, Mount Whitney, the famed sequoia forests and King's Canyon among other places of immense natural beauty. Written in his characteristic zestful style, with a deep understanding and respect for nature, the book is a treasure trove of geography, g ...
 
THE VOICE OF FREE PLANET X is public radio from another dimension. Hosted by Jared Axelrod, this show is for fans of science-fiction and fantasy, public radio interview shows like This American Life and Serial, and twists on that format like Limetown and The Black Tapes. If you're new, good places to start are "Paused," about a support group for stranded time-travelers, "One. Precious.Thing." about the first artificial intelligence and it's programmers, or whatever's most recent.
 
In "The Colors of Space," Marion Zimmer Bradley tells the story of Bart Steele, a human being who is disguised as a member of an alien species in order to discover the secrets of their space travel. This book is a science fiction novel set in the future, a time when humans can already travel faster than the speed of light and can reach the remote corners of the universe with the help of another type of beings called the Lhari. In the book, the Lhari help the humans to travel faster than ligh ...
 
Eleven year old Rebecca Rowena Randall travels to Riverboro, Maine, to live with her spinster aunts, Jane and Miranda Sawyer. Her father has been dead for three years and her mother is unable to cope with her brood of seven growing children. Rebecca is being sent to her aunts' farm to try to improve her prospects in life and also ease the family's burden. The aunts had actually wanted her older and more placid sister, Hannah, who is more handy round the house to be sent, but Rebecca's mother ...
 
If you've never heard the term “Mathematical Fiction” before, Edwin Abbott Abbott's 1884 novella, Flatland can certainly enlighten you! Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions was published in 1884 and since then, it has been discovered and re-discovered by succeeding generations who have been delighted by its unique view of society and people. The plot opens with a description of the fictional Flatland. The narrator calls himself “Square” and asks readers to “Imagine a vast sheet of paper on ...
 
On December 31 1787, the HMS Bounty, a small sailing vessel embarked from Spithead Harbor, England bound for Tahiti. Her mission was sponsored by the Royal Society in London and aimed at picking up breadfruit plants and fruit from Tahiti and conveying them to the West Indies, where it was hoped they would take root and become a commercial crop. The Bounty was an old ship with a young captain and 46 young officers. The captain's cabin was converted into a potting shed for the expected breadfr ...
 
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George Jacob , president and CEO of the Bay Ecotarium , is on the verge of bringing the future to San Francisco. Jacob has plans for the Smithsonian-affiliated Aquarium of the Bay at Pier 39: He and his team are transforming it into something even more vital to our precarious environmental situation—a startlingly unique Climate Resilience and Ocean…
 
Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Santa Barbara, California based author Bee Bloeser about her new book, Vaccines & Bayonets: Fighting smallpox in Africa amid Tribalism, Terror and the Cold War . Bloeser accompanied her husband Carl to West Africa with her two kids in tow back in 1969. The CDC dispatched Carl Bloeser to eradicate smallpox—a dise…
 
Join correspondent Tom Wilmer and associate producer, Randi Hair at fabled Wimberley Glassworks in San Marcos , Texas for a visit with lead glassblower Wes Sweetser where he shares his creative passion about crafting legacy works of art for individuals and corporate clients. Underwriting support for Journeys of Discovery provided by Nashville's Big…
 
The Directions Episode: Possibilities, A Monster, Where It Goes Wrong, The Choices Made and the Hardest Choice of All, Why Patreon Works, Why Youtube Wouldn't, A Likely Mentor. I've made this offer in various ways before, but I am always up for being a voice in a project for anyone working on something that you think would benefit from my assistanc…
 
Join correspondent Tom Wilmer at the Commemorative Air Force Central Texas Wing Museum based at the San Marcos Airport. Wilmer visits with Joe Enzminger, wing leader followed by retired Naval pilot, Clint Epley who serves as executive officer and museum curator. A sampler of the WWII war birds based at the museum includes a rare P-39Q Bell Airacobr…
 
Correspondent Tom Wilmer and associate producer Randi Hair visit with July Moreno, creator and executive director of the Mermaid Society of Texas along with local legend, Shirley Rogers. Rogers’ father opened Aquarena Springs amusement park on the river in San Marcos, Texas back in 1951 and she starred as one of the original Aquamaids--fondly known…
 
The Individual Incorporated Episode: A Simple Temp Job, A Strange Office, Off-White Shirt, Packed to the Gills, Postage Paid Envelopes, The Business, Two Full Shifts, Personalized News, Rubber Gloves. One of my shorter temp jobs gives me insight into a world before it becomes commonplace (and before machines do all the work), along with learning a …
 
The Lynden Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos , Texas commemorates President Johnson and his formative years as a student at Southwest Texas Teachers College (1927-1930) presently Texas State University . Join correspondent Tom Wilmer for a visit at the LBJ Museum with board president Wayne Kraemer and board member Ann Burnette as they share insig…
 
Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Kyle , Texas mayor pro-tem Rick Koch to discover why the town is one of the fastest growing communities in the state. Koch also shares intriguing insights about the city’s decision to ditch their community bus system in favor of nimble public transportation via subsidized Uber rides. Underwriting support for Jou…
 
Paulina and Julian Hernandez share three generations of creative culinary expression through a mind-blowing array of a classic popsicle treats at their Kyle, Texas La Ola Pop Shop . A killer Mexican vanilla, banana, pistachio, coffee with Oreos and almonds, and a classic Horchata is just a teaser of the unique pop shop's delectable treats that evol…
 
Live from the Pro Wrestling Tee's Beer Garden just hours before AEW's ALL OUT in Chicago. Guests include: Marko Stunt Max Caster & Anthony Bowens 2.0's Jeff Parker & Matt Lee Daniel Garcia Peter Avalon, Ryan Nemeth, JD Drake & Cezar Bononi Marty DeRosa & Sarah Joy Shockey Watch Video and Listen Ad Free on Patreon: www.Patreon.com/COLTCABANA Sponsor…
 
The Multi-Culti-Level Episode: Two Boxes of Tapes, Concentrated Evil, Organized Groups and Our Nature, A Concert and a Phone Call, Innoculation, Cynical Forever, What I Look Out For, A Hard-Won Allegance, The Tapes, The Fundamental Pitch, What We Gain, What the World Will Be. That time that two large boxes of multi-level marketing tapes showed up i…
 
Join correspondent Tom Wilmer for a visit with Jessica Inacio, Senior Director of Business attraction with Greater San Marcos Partnership . Inacio shares insights about why the Texas Hill Country region’s economy is booming, from real estate to a burgeoning growth of new businesses. She also offers fascinating insights about the ways the agency hel…
 
The Limited Time and Structure Episode: Aching Muscles, Third Time's the Charm, Statins, Liver, Changes, Unlimited Resources to Limited, Choices, Discordant and Structured Living, No More Documentaries, Counting Pennies, Every Moment. A meditation on how structure affects my life differently than it used to.…
 
Join the Mayor of Hot Springs Arkansas, Pat McCabe and his wife Ellen at their restored historic Hotel Hale in the heart of Bathhouse Row. The McCabes share insights about their arduous journey restoring the historic Hotel Hale , and insights about how Hot Springs has attracted a new clientele. It used to be a destination driven by visitors from pe…
 
Join Correspondent Tom Wilmer in Detroit , Michigan at Hitsville U.S.A the birthplace of Motown Records . The Motown Sound has been described as a marriage of saintly and secular music, melding the syncopation and improvisation of the jazz be-bop movement. From the Four Tops to Marvin Gaye, the Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas, and Stevie Wonder-…
 
The Art of Noise Episode: A Video On A Television, Punk Girl and Destroyed Instruments, Record Store and Tabs, Cassette, Who's Afraid, Later Albums, Favorite Band, An Unexpected Tour, Paul Morley Artistic Expansiveness, The Band. Some thoughts on my favorite band, Art of Noise. The music video I saw: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sFK0-lcjGU…
 
The Ryman Auditorium , revered as the “Mother Church” of country music, has been an anchor of the Nashville music scene for more than a century. The Grand Ole Opry moved in to the Ryman Auditorium in 1943 with live music shows broadcast weekly across America's airwaves every Saturday evening on WSM 650 AM radio until 1974 when it outrgrew the Ryman…
 
One of the most iconic images associated with Morro Bay , California is a photo of Hollywood star, George C. Scott’s chartered yacht, the 84’ long M.V. Mojo, being smashed by a monster wave as it attempted to leave the harbor during a turbulent winter storm, January 28, 1978. Ignoring harbor patrol and U.S. Coast Guard ’s warnings not to attempt le…
 
The Waterfall of Plastic Episode: A Most Impressive Uploading, The Various Focused Uploaders, ShivaShaw, Walnut Creek and Wayzata, Niche, Rental Prices, Gigabytes, Half of all CDs, The Obscure Ones, Tireless Effort, A Small Portal. An episode shouting out Shiva Shaw, an unprecedented uploader of CD-ROMs. A listing of the CD-ROMs is at https://archi…
 
The Deep Appreciation Episode: The Flow Of Items, The Modern Day Miracle, The Fun We Have, The Momentary Life of SItes, Inevitable Doom, Thanks and Correspondence, Drama and Decay, The Good in That, BBS Title Screen, A Day But Also Forever. An episode about appreciating the day and the things we have instead of the things we don't.…
 
Shiloh National Military Park ranger and historian Christopher Mekow takes us on a walking tour of the historic battlefield and offers fascinating insights about the two-day battle, April 6-7, 1862. Nearly 110,000 American troops fought in the battle that resulted in 23,746 casualties--more than in all of America's previous wars combined. The two d…
 
Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with H.K. Roy, former staff CIA operations officer, about the evacuation of American citizens from Kabul and future prospects for the people of Afghanistan. Roy, the author of American Spy —wry reflections on my life in the CIA , also addresses current status of life in Iraq.…
 
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