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  • Listen to episode Snap #924 - All Eyes On Me
    Snap Judgment
    50:17
    Storytelling
    2,423

    "Mirror Touch" - As a medical school student, Joel Salinas was obsessed with the human brain. But as soon as he got to work, his own senses began to turn on him. Joel Salinas is a neurologist at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Neurology. He is the author of Mirror Touch: A Memoir of Synesthesia and the Secret Life of the Brain "What Accent?" - When Ellen Spencer was released from the hospital after a mysterious stroke-like episode her voice would never be the same again. "The Bat Boy and the Pine Tar Game" - Every baseball fan has heard of the superstar hitter George Brett and his infamous Pine Tar Game…but have you heard of the bat boy’s version?

  • Mirror Touch - Snap #924 'All Eyes On Me"
    Snap Judgment
    19:34
    Storytelling
    1,656

    "Mirror Touch" - As a medical school student, Joel Salinas was obsessed with the human brain. But as soon as he got to work, his own senses began to turn on him. Joel Salinas is a neurologist at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Neurology. He is the author of Mirror Touch: A Memoir of Synesthesia and the Secret Life of the Brain "What Accent?" - When Ellen Spencer was released from the hospital after a mysterious stroke-like episode her voice would never be the same again. "The Bat Boy and the Pine Tar Game" - Every baseball fan has heard of the superstar hitter George Brett and his infamous Pine Tar Game…but have you heard of the bat boy’s version?

  • Talk Of The Town / Snap Judgment, "Talk Of The Town"
    Snap Judgment
    24:44
    Storytelling
    6,336

    After a salesman at Oakland’s Lake Merritt disappears, journalist Tammerlin Drummond investigates what happened to him. Video used in story provided by user ritchhazel on YouTube. Producer: Adizah Eghan Original Score: Renzo Gorrio

  • In Shame, Love, In Shame
    Documentary On One, RTÉ
    41:52
    Storytelling
    245

    In 1946, in an act of defiance against the local clergy, a group of local men in the town of Listowel, Co. Kerry, in the South West of Ireland force open the locked gates into the Parish Church. This action by the townspeople of Listowel never makes it into the newspapers, nor is it recorded anywhere else at the time. In fact, the incident has largely faded from the town’s memory yet has never been forgotten by some. What was it that drove a normally compliant congregation to challenge the local Parish Priest, Canon Patrick Brennan's, dominion? Behind this act of defiance lies the story of a young woman named Peggy McCarthy, whose tragic death in childbirth resulted in the local clergy refusing to let her body lie in the church overnight before her burial. Subsequently, an alliance between Church and State has had a devastating impact on three generations of Peggy's family - including on the daughter she gave birth to, Breda - which persists right up to the present day. Famed balladeer Séan McCarthy wrote a song, Shame, Love, In Shame, about the young woman at the centre of these events. Peggy was Séan's younger sister. Years later, Peggy's story also inspired local Listowel playwright Tony Guerin to write the play 'Solo Run'. Documentary On One: In Shame, Love, In Shame looks at the events behind this story, of Peggy's life, of her daughter Breda's life, of how the people of Listowel rallied round and defended Peggy - and of what happened before and since those Church gates were rammed open in 1946.

  • The Pope's Prisoners
    Documentary On One, RTÉ
    40:59
    Storytelling
    316

    In 1979, to celebrate the momentous occasion of Pope John Paul coming to Ireland, the Irish Department of Justice decided to grant early release to 76 prisoners - a Papal Amnesty. An early release would mean that the prisoners, like everyone else in the country, would have the opportunity to see the Pope; if they wanted to. But then, an official in An Taoiseach’s (Irish Prime Minister) office worried that hundreds of thousands of homes would be empty while their owners were out seeing the Pope. Not only that, most of the Gardaí in the country would be on duty at the various Masses. It was pointed out that this might be too tempting for prisoners on early release. It was decided, however, to go ahead with the Papal amnesty - but only when the Papal visit was over. The Pope’s Prisoners tells the story of the Papal visit for those on the inside waiting to get out, as well as that of a group of prisoners who did get to see him. In 1979, Pope John Paul II came to Ireland for three days from September 29th to October 1st. His was a very busy schedule. On his arrival from Dublin Airport, he took a helicopter to the Phoenix Park where he celebrated Mass for 1.25 million people – the largest gathering in our country’s history. From the Phoenix Park, he flew to Drogheda for another Mass, returning to Dublin that evening and travelling through the city in a motorcade. Along the route, thousands waited for hours to see him. Locals in Sean McDermott Street were particularly hopeful he might stop off in their street. There was bunting, welcome signs and music. Local priest, Fr Paul Lavelle had helped organise a clean-up of the Church and grounds. Sean McDermott Street was, traditionally, a street of tenements - remnants of the Dublin slums. Poverty and crime were very real aspects of life there. But Sean McDermott Street had pride in it’s possible appeal to this new, campaigning, Polish Pope: It was the site of the tomb of Matt Talbot – a former alcoholic turned religious ascetic. Sean McDermott Street had another connection to the Papal Visit - prisoners. In nearby Mountjoy Prison many inmates were from the Sean McDermott Street area. At one point, out of 450 prisoners there, 52 were from Sean McDermott Street. Some of them hoped to benefit for the Government’s Papal Amnesty. Even if it was delayed until the Pope actually took off from Shannon. That delay may have frustrated some devout prisoners but those campaigning for prisoners’ rights were glad there was an amnesty at all: they saw it as an opportunity to draw attention to the conditions in Irish prisons in 1979. The Irish prison population has changed since the time of the Pope’s visit: now the majority are in prison because of drug use or drugs offences. Campaigners and researchers say there has been a shift in attitude to prisoners - back in 1979, they were seen as having a potential value to society. That belief is absent now, they say. And what about the prisoners who were released early? Many went on to start new lives and many of their family members don’t know they were in prison. One former prisoner however, ‘Paddy’, who was released early, does talk about that weekend in September, 1979 He explains how he only heard about his release on the morning the Pope was leaving Ireland. "You weren’t actually told beforehand. ’Go down to reception, get your gear and get out’ – that’s it." ‘Paddy’ had grown up in an orphanage and prison was just one more institution where he lived so, getting out early, didn’t really impress him: "I was out in two weeks time anyway so it didn’t make any difference to me, whether I got out two weeks or four." And as for the reason for the early release, the Pope: "I know it was because of the Pope but I had no interest in him anyway. Like it was no big deal to me that he was over here. It’s just you were glad to get out."

  • Long Distance
    Selected Shorts
    58:25
    Storytelling
    399
  • Deeply Talks: Venezuelan Refugees: Regional Solidarity, Global Significance
    News Deeply
    34:00
    News & Politics
    202

    Latin America has a long tradition of regional solidarity and openness to migration. Most countries in the region have responded to Venezuelans fleeing their country's economic and political crisis by keeping borders open and offering Venezuelans various forms of legal residency. The world has much to learn from Latin America in this regard. At the same time, the growing number of Venezuelan refugees has put pressure on this solidarity, exposing tensions between domestic politics, regional alliances and historical values. With no end to the crisis in sight, it is a critical moment to seek a better understanding of these dynamics. Joining the discussion are UNHCR Deputy Representative Chiara Cardoletti and Universidad del Pacífico’s Luisa Feline Freier. It is moderated by Christine Mendonça, CEO & co-founder of Humans on the Move.

  • The Struggle Inside: The Murder of George Jackson (ENCORE)
    Making Contact
    29:15
    News & Politics
    95

    Like this program? Please show us the love. Click here ow.ly/oSpU30hHCXp and support our non-profit journalism. Thanks! On this edition of Making Contact we present, The Struggle Inside: The Murder of George Jackson, a program about the modern anti-prison movement. This year marks the 39th anniversary of Black August, first originated in the California prisons to honor fallen Freedom Fighters, George and Jonathan Jackson, Khatari Gaulden, James McClain, and William Christmas. Jonathan Jackson was gunned down outside the Marin County courthouse on August 7, 1970 as he attempted to take hostages in a plan to negotiate the release of his brother, George. This action liberated three imprisoned Black Liberation Fighters: James McClain, William Christmas and Ruchell Magee. Ruchell Magee still imprisoned, and is the sole survivor of the Marin County Rebellion.

  • Afl. 169 Geweld: Henk Euving
    Echt Gebeurd
    11:32
    139

    Als er tegen sluitingstijd twee veel te goed geklede jongens de discotheek binnenkomen, weet agent Henk Euving: foute boel.

  • GBA Replayed Edinburgh Live 2 - Rosie Wilby
    Getting Better Acquainted
    56:02
    Conversation
    201

    It's another episode of GBA Replayed which showcases some of the conversations recorded in the early years of Getting Better Acquainted. This is the first of a four episode GBA Replayed season replaying some of the live episodes recorded at previous Edinburgh Festival Fringes. Rosie has turned one of the shows that we talked about into a book: Is Monogamy Dead? Rethinking relationships in the 21st century: https://www.accentpress.co.uk/is-monogamy-dead And she also has a new podcast: The Breakup Monologues with Rosie Wilby: https://www.acast.com/thebreakupmonologues The original shownotes: A live recording of a GBA recorded at #edfringe 2014 at the Royal Oak as part of the PBH Free Fringe. This recording is unedited and posted in a no frills way due to the intensive workload of the festival, and for that reason these shows will also not have shownotes attached to them. Rosie Wilby: http://www.rosiewilby.com/ Rosie Wilby is a comedian, musician, writer and broadcaster based in London. As a comedian, she has performed at Sydney Mardi Gras, The Comedy Store, Latitude Festival and on Radio 4. As a musician she has performed at Glastonbury Festival, Ronnie Scotts and on Carlton TV. I plug: Mansplaining Masculinity: The Book https://unbound.com/books/mansplaining-masculinity/ What About the Men? Mansplaining Masculinity: https://soundcloud.com/standuptragedy/sut-presents-what-about-the-men-mansplaining-maculinity http://mansplainingmasculinity.co.uk/ Down to a sunless sea: memories of my dad: https://medium.com/@goosefat101/down-to-a-sunless-sea-memories-of-my-dad-d1d2d3a61360 The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-family-tree/id1113714688 Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

  • #147 - Song 14: The New Policies, Pt. 3
    The History of China
    36:59
    196

    Wang Anshi's heady, glorious dream at last comes crashing into the cold, mechanical reality of imperial bureaucracy, to everyone's chagrin.

  • Hay Fever (Part One of Two)
    latheatreworks
    58:59
    Audiobooks
    0

    Three members of an idiosyncratic family are expecting company at their country estate. But when their unsuspecting guests arrive, they find that a weekend with the Bliss family is anything but. Classic Noël Coward. Recorded before an audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in October of 1999. Directed by John Rubinstein Tate Donovan as Richard Gratham Arabella Field as David Boies Joy Gregory as Sorel Bliss Coryton Jeffrey Jones as David Bliss Lynne Marta as Clara Serena Scott Thomas as Myra Abundel Carolyn Seymour as Judith Bliss Eric Stoltz as Sandy Tyrell Simon Templeman as Simon Bliss

  • Hannah Ball - Urban Land Development (Idaho Speakeasy #IDS-067 - aired Jul 26, 2018)
    Radio Boise
    18:20
    102

    After growing up in Garden City, Hannah Ball returned with a new vision for the future. Her company, Urban Land Development is creating of a new commercial corridor along 34th Street.

  • A Chance to Speak
    GTCDunn
    39:40
    Religion & Spirituality
    81

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  • Re:sound #259 Divided We Payphone
    Third Coast Festival
    55:00
    Storytelling
    0

    This hour, we trot across middle America, with a story from a Nashville neighbourhood, and a Missouri payphone that won’t stop ringing. The Great Divide By Meribah Knight for The Promise from Nashville Public Radio (2018) Big Man, a public housing resident from Nashville’s Cayce Homes, walks across the street to meet the wealthy couple who live in the fancy new home on the hill. In many ways, their lives couldn’t be more different, but in breaking the silence between the two sides of the gentrifying neighborhood, a friendship begins to form — only to be dashed in a way no one could have expected. [Note: this is the 4th episode of the series] Putting Columbia’s Pay Phone Mystery to Rest By Emerald O’Brien for KBIA in Columbia Missouri (2016) Payphones went from being a staple of many people’s daily lives to nearly completely antiquated in a matter of decades. This is true in Columbia, too – with only a couple dozen phones still standing. But KBIA's Emerald O'Brien looked into why one downtown payphone has an unusual amount of activity, but only in the middle of the night. And answering this question led her down an unexpected path. Unsent (2017) By Laura Barton for Short Cuts from Falling Tree Productions and BBC Radio 4 A box full of postcards, stamped and unsent, may seem insignificant, but as Laura Barton explains, those cards can capture a time and place long forgotten. This episode of Re:sound was produced by Dennis Funk.

  • Hay Fever (Part Two of Two)
    latheatreworks
    58:59
    Audiobooks
    0

    Three members of an idiosyncratic family are expecting company at their country estate. But when their unsuspecting guests arrive, they find that a weekend with the Bliss family is anything but. Classic Noël Coward. Recorded before an audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in October 1999. Directed by John Rubinstein Tate Donovan as Richard Gratham Arabella Field as David Boies Joy Gregory as Sorel Bliss Coryton Jeffrey Jones as David Bliss Lynne Marta as Clara Serena Scott Thomas as Myra Abundel Carolyn Seymour as Judith Bliss Eric Stoltz as Sandy Tyrell Simon Templeman as Simon Bliss

  • #113: What if you survived a genocide?
    ThisIsActuallyHappening
    49:38
    Storytelling
    1,586

    "No one can even understand. You can't measure the magnitude of that pain. You can't measure the pain that we went through." Producer: Whit Missildine thisisactuallyhappening.com Instagram: @actuallyhappening Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Music Bed: "Cylinder Four" - Chris Zabriskie; "Water" - Johannes Welsch Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

  • S4 E01 - Meet Kenton
    loveumentary
    38:35
    11

    For the last 4 months, I've had my head down working hard on something BIG! Today, I introduce you to my buddy Kenton and the thing we've been working on that's going to lower the divorce rate and transform marriages. You're not going to want to miss this one!

  • Dangerous To Man
  • Momma and Daddy: Luke McClung, "Sneak Attack"
    All Y'all Podcast
    22:40
    Storytelling
    279

    Sometimes thoughts and feelings from the past can hit you out of the blue, like Imperial Japanese fighters on a December morning in 1941. Storyteller Luke McClung's tale of family secrets and repressed feelings is one of our favorites.

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