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  • CBC Radio's Writers and Company offers an opportunity to explore in depth the lives, thoughts and works of remarkable writers from around the world. Hosted by Eleanor Wachtel.
  • Unmistakably Star Wars
    Unmistakably Star Wars is a weekly podcast featuring high-quality, informative, and entertaining looks into the Star Wars galaxy.
  • The Harry Potter Lexicon
    I've had some amazing adventures in over a decade as a Harry Potter fan: reading and researching the books, visiting the sets of the film, enjoying Wizard Rock concerts, speaking at conventions, traveling throughout Britain discovering Harry Potter's world, and even writing two books. Over those years I've es...
  • It was a Dark and Stormy Book
    A podcast/book club for mystery lovers. We will focus on mystery authors who are not your typical household names. We are always looking for a new favorite author. The podcast can be listened to at your own pace.
  • Want to know more about the authors behind your favourite books? Tune in to discover the methods of – and inspiration behind – some of the world’s most exciting writers. Every Saturday, Georgina Godwin hosts an in-depth discussion with the person behind the prose.
  • Phil Gonzales takes listeners on a chronological journey through the history of Bear Country.
  • Escape Artists
    The Sound of Horror. Pseudopod is the world\'s first audio horror magazine. We deliver bone-chilling stories from today\'s most talented authors straight to ears.
    Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
  • Ace Podcast Network
    Not Alone is a weekly podcast covering all things mysterious and unexplained. Your hosts, Sam and Jason, have been called 'the Siskel & Ebert of things strange', and others with interest in the paranormal saying that 'as a fellow believer in the weird, it's like coming home'. Join us as we reveal to you the h...
  • TWiM delivers all the Marvel info on comics, video games, toys, TV, film, and beyond! Hosted by Ryan "Agent M" Penagos and Jamie Frevele. Tweet your questions with #ThisWeekinMarvel or email
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  • The celebrated editor and memoirist died on Jan. 23, 2019, at the age of 101. Speaking to Eleanor Wachtel in 2001, Athill discusses her memoir Stet, and some of the writers she worked with over her 50-year career, including Norman Mailer, Jean Rhys and Mordecai Richler.
  • Publication Date | Feb 17, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:33:40
    On this round of Star Wars On-Tap, we sit down with NY Times Best Selling author, Cat Valente, and talk about her affinity for Star Wars, her book Space Opera, and recent comments by Bill Maher regarding fans of comic books.
  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:03:24
    It’s clear to everyone who reads the Harry Potter books that J.K. Rowling is an accomplished wordsmith and a big fan of wordplay. She clearly delights in choosing just the right names for characters and other things in the wizarding world. With that in mind, I’d like to take a moment today to look at […] The ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:01:13
    This week we are taking a break to mourn Kathy's mother, my mother-in-law. We thank you for your patience and will resume recording soon.
  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:30:00
    Compared to Bill Bryson, the prolific Charlie Connelly has written about everything from football to Joy Division. His latest book, ‘Last Train to Hilversum: A Journey in Search of the Magic of Radio’, explores our relationship with the medium. We discuss that and his extensive catalogue.
  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | Unknown
    This week, we’re bleepin’ and bloopin’ and cursing up a storm! It’s “The Berenstain Bears and the Big Blooper!” where Sister Bear cusses a swear! Advertisements
  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:42:17
    Author : Deborah L. Davitt Narrator : John Bell Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Marty Perrett Discuss on Forums PseudoPod 635: Last Week I Was Esther is a PseudoPod original. Last Week I was Esther by Deborah L. Davitt Last week, I was Esther. I remember her plump face, pearl earrings, and huge […] Th...
  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:49:41
    The new BBC documentary series 'Dynasties' follows five groups of animals for up to two years, revealing their social relationships: kinship, affection, and sometimes deadly power struggles. The show's executive producer Michael Gunton talks about filming lions, tigers, painted wolves, emperor penguins, and ...
  • IT. IS. FINISHED. Join Sam and Jason with special guest Rob (our very good friend and mortal enemy, respectively) as we wrap up the nightmare that is, was, and will forever be Edward Walters and the Gulf Breeze UFO sightings. We begin with Ed surrendering himself to be abducted, finally decided that if you...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:48:57
    Filmmaker Spike Lee is nominated for best director for 'BlackKkKlansman.' He spoke with Terry Gross about growing up in Brooklyn, gentrification, and how he got started in film. TV critic David Bianculli reviews the Amazon documentary series 'Lorena,' about Lorena Bobbitt, who made headlines in 1993 when she ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | Unknown
    Ryan and Jamie talk to Conan editor Mark Basso about SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN and the character's rich history. Afterwards, Ryan talks to Kinda Funny's Greg Miller about his favorite Marvel games and how he grew into the role of an Internet personality.
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 01:03:09
    Benjamin Dreyer discusses his best-selling book about writing, and Thomas Mallon discusses “Landfall,” his new novel about the presidential administration of George W. Bush.
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:46:41
    We chat with Mary Robinette Kowal, the author of this month’s pick, The Calculating Stars. From acknowledging and learning from your biases, to de-stigmatizing mental illness, to using math as a magic system, we had a lovely time and don’t care WHAT people would think.
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:48:08
    Awarded the 2016 J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award, Luxenberg’s second book is a deeply researched account of events leading up to the infamous “separate but equal” Plessy v. Ferguson decision. Announced on May 18, 1896, the decision had a deceptively quiet reception. But as Luxenberg shows, the case we...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:40:07
    This week Arm Cast: Dead Sexy Podcast host Armand Rosamilia chats with author, podcaster and all-around crazy guy, Frank J. Edler. They chat about their friendship, Bizzong! The Weird and Wacky Fiction Podcast, Frank's book releases and so much more!
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 01:08:24
    Is it the prophecy, the memory, the horcruxes, or what? It’s all of ‘em! This week, LoVo tears it up, Dumbledore gives an ill-received TED Talk, Slughorn sells everyone out for some candy, Harry tries something new, Ginny wins and wins again, and Ron gets dumped, finally. Plus: Introducing Gene and Dinny! Th...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | Unknown
    It’s that special time of year again, Evil Geeks! That time when the world sets its eyes on what are the supposed BEST movies of the year. Usually it’s s bunch of stuff we didn’t see, your Evil Movie Night hosts actually watched a good number of them this year. C-Mart and Tom are talking […]
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:55:30
    Katie and Rincey talk adaptations coming of Karin Slaughter and Bill Clinton's books, and the ridiculous story about Dan Mallory a.k.a. AJ Finn. This episode is sponsored by TBR, Never Let Goby Elizabeth Goddard and Revell Books, and Bookclubbish.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or S...
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  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:11:02
    This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Long Way Down.This episode is sponsored by TBR, Book Riot's new subscription service offering tailored book recommendations for readers of all stripes, and MIRA Books and HQN.Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS or Apple Podcasts and ne...
  • The blackout of November 1965 was a big event in the north-east of the United States and in Ontario. But did it result in an increase in babies born nine months later? When deprived of other “entertainments,” did people divert themselves with love? Snuggle up with the Professor, Buzzkillers, and hear the ful...
  • "The freak-of-nature-tiger was actually a man-made disaster," says Dane Huckelbridge, @huckelbridge. You’re here because you love listening to badass writers, filmmakers, and producers talk about the art and craft of true stories. I try and unpack their journey and how they go about the work, so you can appl...
  • Johnny and Alex return to discuss Star Trek: Discovery 2.5 "Saints of Imperfection"! We talk the search for Spock, Tyler's v. special comm badge and HUGH CULBER'S MIRACULOUS RETURN! Happy Valentine's Day, friends. ***************** For the most up to date new regarding this podcast, follow us on Twitter and l...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:38:48
    Sue asks Jude to play an important role in a big event, and Michael checks in with his wife Martha to get answers to some burning questions.
  • Today I’m chatting with New York Times bestselling author Rachel Hawkins about All The Things. You might know her name from the Hex Hall series, the Rebel Belle series, or the Royals series, or maybe you were as excited as Elyse and Carrie when she announced her next project would be rewriting Jane Eyre as a ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 01:03:59
    What’s a “woman in a refrigerator”? Are you more complex than an Old Maid or Bridezilla? Nagging wife or desperate for a husband? We’ll discuss what tropes are, and what tropes storytellers use in their depictions of women. How do these tropes undermine or over-simplify women’s complex ranges of emotions, id...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:21:09
    Help support this show   Check out for more info and cool stuff.   Follow us on our socials Brian Taylor’s Facebook Twitter Instag...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:24:22
    We start today, as we often do, with the latest UFO sighting reports in the community. Weather: "Color TV” by Answering Machine Our tour of A Spy in the Desert continues this month across US! Get your tickets here: Comin...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | Unknown
    The phrase "hog farmer" has never sounded so disrespectful.
  • Novelist Mirandi Riwoe and sound engineer Tim Jenkins join Kate Evans to talk new fiction from Latin American writer Roberto Bolaño and French novelist Delphine de Vigan, while English crime writer Lynda La Plante and Hungarian novelist Ferenc Barnás reveal the books that have influenced them.
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | Unknown
    Happy 2019, Wayfinders! January was a heck of a year, but we still want to celebrate some sunshine and self help and return to a favorite author. It’s going to get meta up in here, while we talk KonMari, the Unicorn Club, writerly obs...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | Unknown
    Judy and Sana are joined by fans Rafael Rodrigues, Alison Baker, and Lisa Kristeena Johnson to talk about the fandom, involvement and inclusion in the community, and their excitement for the upcoming Marvel Studios Captain Marvel film.
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | Unknown
    Jem lives like a hairless mole in the ground and Reeah gets very angry at the system as both sisters try to figure out why love potions are treated like jokes.   Shownotes: ‘A Cauldron Full of Hot Strong Love’ by abidil ‘The Trouble with Love Potion...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:18:30
    Winter is still here! (At least in the nation’s midsection.) And that means you’re looking for stuff to do when you’re stuck inside. And who better to recommend some good nerdy activities than Nerdette co-creator Tricia Bobeda?!? She did just that on WBEZ’s Morning Shift last month and we’re bringing it to yo...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:35:28
    Author : Carrie Vaughn Narrator : Veronica Giguere Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums The Best We Can originally appeared on in July 2013. The Best We Can By Carrie Vaughn In the end, the discovery of evidence of extraterrestrial life, and not just life, but intelligen...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:47:49
    Join LARB editors Kate Wolf, Medaya Ocher and Eric Newman for a special Valentine’s Day episode. In the first half of the show, we speak with Laurie Essig, author of Love Inc., an investigation into the ways in which the wedding, romance and dating industry have affected our lives and made us believe in happy...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:48:05
    'Dynasties,' a new BBC documentary series narrated by David Attenborough, is about the complex social structures of five different groups of animals. The show's executive producer Michael Gunton talks about the power struggles among animals that played out over years of filming. "One of the essential elements...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:41:50
    A Fascist, observes Madeleine Albright, “is a bully with an army... someone who claims to speak for a whole nation or group, is utterly unconcerned with the rights of others, and is willing to use violence and whatever other means are necessary to achieve the goals he or she might have.”  RJ Julia recently ho...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:47:51
    Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of Honesty in chapter twenty-one of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. This week, Vanessa and Casper are joined by Nora McInerny, the host of one of our favorite podcasts: Terrible, Thanks for Asking. We discuss Ron’s bro-iness, Harry’s kiss with Cho, and ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:30:01
    Romance novels do not have to be dirty! In today's AudioShelf Talks we are breaking down the various books associated with LOOOOVE! Ya know, because it's Valentine's Day, and we need to celebrate in the only way that we know how: WITH BOOKS! Throw on some sweat pants, crack open those chocolates, and get rea...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 01:20:22
    On this weeks show, Barb, Devin, Eve and Jeremy sit down and chat the latest and greatest goings-on in the Star Wars news pool! From word that Mace Windu is the most powerful Jedi (?!) to whether or not the tone has changed in Star Wars films through the years and…more Episode IX title speculation?? We on...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:37:16
    Brea and Mallory talk about romance books and interview the hosts of the Read Me Romance podcast! Use the hashtag #ReadingGlassesPodcast to participate in online discussion! Email us at readingglassespodcast at gmail dot com! Reading Glasses Merch Sponsor - Lola www.mylola.comPromo Code - GLASSES Links - Rea...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 01:56:25
    This week Stephanie and Meghan fall into a magical world in Howl's Moving Castle! They talk about the pressures of being the oldest child, add a new segment about the books we read between episodes, and how awesome 24in48 was this past January!  Next up: A Bestselling book from 1988!  Find us on the web: Book...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 01:37:03
    Denis Johnson’s landmark short story collection Jesus’ Son tells the story of a drug-addict searching for meaning and purpose in life. The book’s erratic, surreal style lends itself to a truly memorable read as the narrator (F**khead) recounts the story of his life filled with robbery, sex, murder, and more. ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:42:23
    Author : Corey Mallonee Narrator : Karen Bovenmyer Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 331, November 19, 2018 Content Warning: Sexual abuse Every year in January, Cast of Wonders highlights some of our favorite episodes from...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 01:25:45
    He was intimate with his twin sister... As a teenager he swore an oath he would unlikely be able to keep... He broke the oath he made not long after he made it... He murdered his King and offered no explanation for why he did so... He pushed a young boy out of a tower window... He was labeled Kingslayer ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:43:50
    Amanda and guest Mya Nunnally discuss mermaid literature, engrossing audiobooks, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by TBR , Smoke and Summons by Charlie N. Holmberg, and Lola.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Questions1. I teach 9th g...
  • Valentine’s Day is here again, Buzzkillers, and you can be certain that we’re depleting the Buzzkill bank account at a rapid clip so that we can give Lady Buzzkill all the best tokens of love and affection befitting her rank and station. And it’s always around this time of year that people ask me about St. V...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:18:02
    After over a year lost in space, Mars Patel goes back to the beginning and finds himself in a wonderful new life that feels too good to be true. Stream the rest of seasons 2 3 over at Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or season 3 by itself at:...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:17:28
    Happy Valentine's Day, book lovers! Are you a lover of love? A connoisseur of courtship? In celebration of this special day, Laura is putting on a quiz. Find out how well you know your literary love stories, and if you can score higher than Ben and Fiona (you probably can). Happy (book) loving!