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Join your host- Irish Tenor, Paddy Homan, star of the PBS SHOW I AM IRELAND, as he takes listeners on a rich voyage of discovery through Irish Music, culture and history. Homan is joined in the Noble Call by invited guests who discuss all things Irish, with many songs and stories shared along the way!
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The Homance Chronicles

Nicole Bonneville and Sarah Ando

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Welcome to “The Homance Chronicles” podcast, where we celebrate women’s history in the most captivating way – by sharing stories about incredible women we should all know but often don’t. Join us for our weekly series, “Hoes of History,” where Nicole and Sarah discover the untold stories of women who defied expectations, shattered barriers, and paved the way for future generations. BUT… if you start from episode 1, get ready for a surprise. This podcast isn’t just about historical heroines. ...
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Homage Hip-Hop Poetry Where Appreciation is Appreciated. New, up-and-coming artists sit down with host CGee to show love to the greats who came before them. They reacquaint you to songs you used to rock to without knowing the lyrics or understanding the meaning. This is done spoken word style. You then get an authentic, raw look at up-and-coming artists' perspectives, their background, and get to hear how they flow in a freestyle or original song. Homage! Support this podcast: https://podcas ...
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In a World of...Improvised Movie Homages

Avish Parashar and Mike Worth

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The funny podcast that uses short form improv comedy games to tell long form improvised stories in the style of famous movies. Do you love movies? Are you a fan of short form improv comedy like Whose Line is it Anyway? Are you intrigued by the idea of long form improv comedy storytelling? Are you interested in storytelling and the creative process? Do you enjoy funny movie podcasts? Then this is the show for you! Join Avish Parashar (improv comedy performer and teacher and professional speak ...
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Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman to be elected to the U.S. Congress and earned the nickname “Fighting Shirley.” From her humble beginnings in Brooklyn, New York, to her historic achievements as the first African American woman elected to the United States Congress, Shirley Chisholm's journey is one of resilience, courage, and unwa…
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Phyllis Wheatley was a young African woman who defied the odds of her time to become one of America's most celebrated poets. Born in West Africa and enslaved at just seven years old, Phyllis Wheatley's trajectory is a testament to resilience and the power of the human spirit. Despite the harsh realities of slavery, Phyllis's intellect and poetic ta…
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From her early days as a mathematics prodigy to her groundbreaking work at NASA, Margaret Hamilton's story is one of perseverance, innovation, and dedication to advancing technology. We explore how her innovative approach to software development and her insistence on rigorous testing. Both helped ensure the success of the Apollo 11 moon landing, so…
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Lucille Ricksen, a luminary of the silent film era whose promising trajectory was cut short by tragedy. Born in Chicago in 1909, Ricksen's entrance into the world of entertainment was early and marked by exceptional talent. We trace her journey from child actress to leading lady, exploring her significant contributions to the burgeoning film indust…
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Join your host, Paddy Homan in the Noble Call as he shares musical favorites from Ireland, including excerpts from one of Galway's famous matchmakers and from local musicians on their recent Ireland music tour. For more information go to www.paddyhoman.cominfoq9
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Nail polish dates all the way back to Babylonian times starting in Egypt, then making it's way to China and India. It didn't make it's way to Europe and the United States until the 1800's. Throughout history it was used as an identifier of wealth, royalty, and the upper class. Often times, certain colors depicted which class of people you were. The…
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Bessie Coleman, a trailblazing aviator who defied racial and gender barriers to become the first African American woman to hold a pilot's license. Join us as we explore Bessie's humble beginnings in Texas, her determination to overcome obstacles, and her relentless pursuit of a dream that would change aviation history. From working as a manicurist …
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Women have dominated the real estate industry in recent years, but it definitely didn't start out that way. For a long time women couldn't buy or own property in their name. They couldn't join the National Association of Realtors. They couldn't get financing without their husband. There a handful of women we highlight in this episode who said f*ck …
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Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler was the first African American woman in the United States to earn a medical degree. Dr. Crumpler's journey began in a society where racial and gender inequalities were deeply entrenched. Born in 1831, she faced formidable obstacles as an African American woman aspiring to become a physician. Yet, against all odds, Dr. Crump…
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It's Christmastime, so we're talking about the iconic, Donna Reed. She played Mary Bailey (the wife) in the timeless classic, "It's a Wonderful Life." As a natural born beauty she was quickly identified by Hollywood producers and started appearing in films at just 20 years old. During World War II, she quickly became a leading lady in Hollywood. Sh…
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Minerva Parker Nichols is one of the first feamle architects and was the first woman to own her own architecture firm. From her early years as a trailblazer in education to her groundbreaking work as a pioneering suffragist, Minerva Parker Nichols defied societal norms and shattered glass ceilings. In addition to create success for herself she was …
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Anna Sutherland Bissell was a Canadian-American businesswoman who was the first female CEO in the United States. Anna became a teacher at just 16 years old and then married Melville Bissell three years later. They had five children together. They moved from Wisconsin to Kalamazoo, Michigan to Grand Rapids, Michigan where they settled and had a succ…
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Mata Hari is an infamous exotic dancer and accused spy whose life was shrouded in intrigue and seduction. Her name became synonymous with espionage during the early 20th century. Born Margaretha Geertruida Zelle in the Netherlands, Mata Hari's life took unexpected twists and turns that led her from a tumultuous marriage to becoming the toast of Par…
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Sarah Josepha Hale is known as the "Mother of Thanksgiving," but she's so much more than that. She was an American writer, activist, and editor. At the age of 18, in 1806, she started teaching at a school; however, women were not allowed to be teachers at that time and most women weren't even being taught how to read. She married David Hale and the…
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Ever wonder where the term "Sugar Daddy" came from? We have Mrs. Alma Spreckels to thank for that. She was married to a man 24 years older than her and he actually owned Spreckels Sugar Company. Born into modest beginnings in 1881, Alma de Bretteville aka Alma Spreckels emerged from the shadows to become a prominent figure in the social and cultura…
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Betty White's story is one for the ages. Born in 1922, she witnessed the rise of the entertainment industry from its earliest days. From her early beginnings in radio to her groundbreaking work on television, Betty's versatility and talent made her a household name. We explore her early days as a model and radio personality, her transition to telev…
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Catherine de Medici, born in 1519, was a member of the renowned Italian Medici family. Her life took a dramatic turn when she married Henry II of France and became Queen of France in the mid-16th century. Despite her humble beginnings as an Italian noblewoman, Catherine quickly rose to prominence and played a pivotal role in shaping the destiny of …
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Clara Barton was an educator and nurse who assisted soldiers during the American Civil War. She became the founder of the American Red Cross in 1881. She's a remarkable woman whose unwavering dedication to humanitarian causes forever changed the landscape of healthcare, disaster relief, and women's rights in 19th-century America. Clara Barton, know…
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oin us for a captivating journey through the life of the enigmatic Hedy Lamarr, a woman whose beauty was as striking as her intellect. Hedy Lamarr was more than just a silver screen legend. Her journey from a young Austrian actress to a groundbreaking inventor is one of beauty, brilliance, and resilience. We explore the early years of Hedy's career…
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Known as the "Queen of Code" and the "Mother of COBOL," Grace Hopper left an indelible mark on the world of computer science and the U.S. Navy. Grace Hopper defied societal norms by pursuing a career in mathematics and science at a time when opportunities for women in these fields were scarce. Her unwavering determination led her to become one of t…
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Mileva Marić is a brilliant and often overlooked scientist whose contributions to physics remain shrouded in history. Mileva's story is one of talent, determination, and the challenges faced by women in the male-dominated world of science at the turn of the 20th century. She is a woman whose genius was often overshadowed by her famous partner, Albe…
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Amy Winehouse is one of the most iconic voices in modern music history. Join us as we journey through the highs and lows of her tragically short but profoundly impactful life. Amy Winehouse, a gifted jazz and soul singer-songwriter, captured the hearts of millions with her soulful voice and candid lyrics. Born in North London, Amy's rise to fame wa…
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Empress Elisabeth of Austria, fondly known as Empress Sisi, was a royal icon whose beauty, mystique, and unconventional spirit continue to captivate audiences around the world. She had an enchanted Bavarian upbringing and fairy-tale marriage to Emperor Franz Joseph I. Her transformation from carefree duchess to empress thrust her into a world of gr…
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Edith Wilson's influence transcended the traditional role of First Lady. She navigated the corridors of power with grace, resilience, and determination. Edith Wilson captured the heart of President Woodrow Wilson, but her life took an unexpected turn when her husband suffered a debilitating stroke during his second term, leaving him incapacitated. …
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Nellie Bly, a trailblazing journalist, adventurer, and advocate who shattered barriers and changed the face of journalism forever. Nellie Bly's life was an incredible journey marked by courage, tenacity, and a relentless pursuit of truth. In the late 19th century, Nellie Bly burst onto the scene with her groundbreaking investigative reporting. She …
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This week's episode is inspired by a penile piercing called a "Prince Albert." Prince Albert was husband to one of history's most iconic monarchs - Queen Victoria. She took the throne at 18 years old and had the second longest monarch reign in the United Kingdom that spanned 63 years. She was a sheltered princess who was forced to transform into a …
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Mary Kenner, an unsung hero whose contributions have left an indelible mark on the world of household and personal care products with her groundbreaking innovations. Mary Kenner's journey was marked by both ingenuity and adversity. From a young age, she displayed a remarkable curiosity and a desire to make a difference. As an African American woman…
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This is the dark history behind Barbie. Step into the time machine and travel back to the post-war era as we uncover the captivating origin story of the world's most iconic fashion doll. We dig into the intriguing journey of the Bild Lilli doll and how it paved the way for the creation of Barbie. We unravel the tale of Lilli, a sassy and stylish do…
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Policarpa Salavarrieta aka La Pola was no ordinary woman. Born in Guadas, New Granada (modern-day Colombia) in the late 18th century, she was destined to become a symbol of courage and determination in the struggle for liberty. As Colombia sought to break free from Spanish colonial rule, she became a key figure in the resistance movement. We take y…
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Often overshadowed by her renowned literary creation, Frankenstein, Mary Shelley's own remarkable life story is nothing short of a gripping tale of love, tragedy, and groundbreaking literary achievements. In the early 19th century, amidst a society that restricted women's roles and ambitions, Mary Shelley defied all odds and emerged as one of the m…
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Miriam Makeba is a legendary icon who left an indelible mark on the world of music, civil rights, and African culture. She's known as "Mama Africa." Miriam comes from very humble beginnings. Her mom actually went to jail shortly after she was born due to making illegal beer. Miriam literally started off her life in jail. Thankfully, as a child she …
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Legendary jazz vocalist, Billie Holiday, known for her soulful voice, captivating stage presence, and raw emotional performances. She remains an icon in the world of music. We trace the journey of Billie Holiday from her humble beginnings in Baltimore to her rise as one of the most influential jazz singers of all time. We explore Billie's groundbre…
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Step into the enchanting world of Madame Tussaud, where history, artistry, and fame converge in a mesmerizing tale. We delve into the fascinating life of the legendary woman behind the renowned wax museums that have delighted millions worldwide. Marie Grosholtz, later known as Madame Tussaud, had humble beginnings in 18th-century Paris. She rose to…
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Carmen Dell’Orefice is 92 years old and the world’s oldest model still actively working and gracing magazine covers. She’s had the longest modeling career in history; a true icon and trailblazer in the world of fashion. Her daily motto is to enjoy herself at no one else’s expense. She has had a remarkable journey - defying the odds and shattering c…
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Agnès Sorel, was a woman who defied convention and left an indelible mark on French history. We explore the life, intrigue, and scandalous affairs of one of the most influential mistresses of the 15th century. Agnès became King Charles VII's favorite mistress, so much so that he appointed her to royal court. She let all of that power go to her head…
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We're exploring the captivating life of Florence Kelley, a pioneering reformer and advocate for social justice in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. From her upbringing in the midst of industrialization to her tireless efforts in improving labor laws and championing the rights of women and children, Florence Kelley's story is one of resilience…
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We're diving into the second half of the remarkable life of Emma Goldman, one of the most influential figures in the history of anarchism and women's rights. From her forties until her death, Emma Goldman's unwavering dedication to her ideals shaped her journey and left an indelible mark on society. From her relentless advocacy for individual freed…
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Emma Goldman was one of the most influential figures of the early 20th century. In this first part of a two-parter, we're diving deep into Emma Goldman's life, unearthing the defining moments and rebellious spirit that shaped her into a force to be reckoned with. Emma came from humble beginnings in Kovno, Lithuania. She went from innocent young gir…
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We dive into the extraordinary life and career of Norma Shearer, a trailblazing actress whose name became synonymous with Hollywood glamour and resilience. From her humble beginnings to her reign as the "First Lady of MGM," Shearer's journey is an inspiring tale of determination, talent, and breaking barriers. Join us on this mesmerizing journey th…
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Josephine Butler was a social reformer, women's rights activist, and an abolitionist. Her tireless efforts to advocate for the rights of women and marginalized communities have left a lasting impact on society. It was during her time as a mother that Josephine became acutely aware of the lack of reproductive rights and health care for women. She be…
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Jane Addams was the eighth of nine children in a prominent family. Her father was a wealthy businessman and politician, who was connected to Abraham Lincoln. Her mother was a homemaker who instilled in Jane a sense of duty to help others. After attending college in Illinois, Jane traveled to Europe and was deeply moved by the poverty and suffering …
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Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, known simply as Colette, was one of France's most celebrated writers of the 20th century. Born in Burgundy, France, in 1873, Colette began her life in a small village and married young. Her life was full of scandal and controversey. However, despite the limitations placed on women during this time, Colette pursued a caree…
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Joan Crawford was an Oscar-winning actress, dancer and executive. Joan Crawford's extraordinary career encompassed over 45 years and some 80 films. Joan was born Lucille Fay LeSueur and had a rough childhood. Her father left before she was one-year-old, so she had to work to survive instead of focus on school. That didn't deter her from following h…
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Alma Maria Mahler Gropius Werfel was a composer, socialite, and a bit unhinged. Pathological cruelty, antisemitism, vanity and a sense that the world owed Alma Maria Schindler something in token for her brilliance and beauty were some of the traits her admirers and enemies alike recognised in Alma (from theguardian.com). She was married three times…
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Fannie Porter was one of the most iconic madames during the times of the Wild Wild West. She started working as a sex working at 15 years old. By the age of 20 she was already widowed and owned her own brothel in San Antonio, Texas. She right in the middle of the "Sporting District," which was actually a red light district. Her brothel was known to…
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Joanna Hiffernan, or Joanna Heffernan, has a lot of gaps in her recorded history; as you can tell from not even knowing the correct spelling of her last name. However, the parts of her life that we do know are inspiring and thought-provoking. She was known as, The Woman in White, because she was wearing a white dress while being the muse of famous …
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Ada Lovelace is an English mathematician and was called the First Tech Visionary by The New Yorker. She’s also been called the first computer programmer for writing an algorithm for a computing machine in the mid-1800s. Ada Lovelace, born as Augusta Ada Byron on December 10, 1815. She was born into privilege as the daughter of a famously unstable r…
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Peggy Guggenheim was a self-described “art addict” who sought to distinguish herself from her business-oriented relatives and make her mark on the world through collecting and traveling in avant-garde circles. Peggy’s lived her life out loud. She wasn't shy about her promiscuous lifestyle, attempted plastic surgery, or love for all things different…
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In all of United States History, there has only been one woman to receive the Medal of Honor. Dr. Mary Edwards Walker is that woman. As a surgeon, women’s rights advocate, abolitionist, and spy, Walker became the first female U.S. Army surgeon during the Civil War. Her legacy has been celebrated across the country, and in 2012 Walker’s hometown unv…
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