Tag: Podcast

GamesBeat Decides 159: Epic vs. Apple, Halo delay, and NPD

GamesBeat Decides is here once again to shout that you’ve activated Tim Sweeney’s trap card. That’s right, Epic pulled some Yu-Gi-Oh moves on Apple and Google this week, and now we all have to choose the billion- or trillion-dollar corporation we’re gonna root for. It’s appalling! In other news, Warner Bros. Interactive reveals it’s going […]

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“Fiasco” Stars the Real Heroes of Boston’s School Desegregation

The effect of Louise Day Hicks’s voice lay as much in its texture as her words. She was careful to keep her racism from spilling into the explicit, so when the United States Supreme Court ruled in 1965 that “delays in desegregating school systems are no longer tolerable,” she used soft, grandmotherly tones to make […]

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Podcast: Stigma in Christian and Asian Communities

In today’s episode, Dr. Esther Park, who is both Korean and Christian, explains the mental health stigma she has seen in both of these circles. Dr. Park helps clarify these issues and encourages people in these groups to understand the importance of seeking professional help. We want to hear from you — Please fill out […]

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How PR agents teach game developers to protect themselves

On this week’s How Games Make Money podcast, game industry public relations pro Stephanie Tinsley joins host Jeff Grubb to talk about her job. She has a lot to say about what it takes to facilitate the communication between developers and gamers. And that changed a lot this year due to the pandemic and the […]

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GamesBeat Decides 158: Fall Guys, Nintendo financials, and Suicide Squad

GamesBeat editor Jeff Grubb is back from vacation to get mad at people who don’t like the GameCube with reviews editor Mike Minotti. The pair discuss that, Rocksteady’s Suicide Squad, and Sony’s State of Play on this week’s episode of GamesBeat Decides. Also, Nintendo and PlayStation are making a lot of money, and Apple wants […]

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Indiecast Explores 2020’s Best Sleeper Records

What constitutes a “sleeper record”? Here at Indie Mixtape HQ, we determine a record to be a “sleeper” if we think it could be really popular… if more people just knew about it. On the second episode of Indiecast, Steven Hyden and Ian Cohen dig in on the 2020 albums they think are accessible and […]

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Just Like Us, Our Forever First Lady Has Been Experiencing ‘Low-Grade Depression’ Lately

Michelle Obama on stage as part of her “Becoming: An Intimate Conversation With Michelle Obama” tour on April 14, 2019, in London, England.Photo: Chris J Ratcliffe (Getty Images) Michelle Obama just keeps giving us more reasons to love her—mostly because of her innate empathy (you should try it, it’s delicious) and her increasing transparency since […]

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Podcast: Your Gut Instinct is Bad For Your Relationships

Join us as Dr. Tsipursky explains why going with your “gut” can actually backfire and shares 12 practical mental habits you can begin using today for excellent communication. We want to hear from you — Please fill out our listener survey by clicking the graphic above! SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Gleb Tsipursky- Instinct […]

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Monopoly is Tyranny

The economy as we know it is populated by gigantic corporations, behemoths that have bought up not only their competition but also the businesses supplying or otherwise supporting them. Such monopolies act as a “rival form of government,” explains Zephyr Teachout, the author of Break ’Em Up: Recovering Our Freedom From Big Ag, Big Tech, […]

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GamesBeat Decides 157: Crash Bandicoot 4 hands-on and was the Xbox Games Showcase a success or failure?

The Xbox Games Showcase happened on Thursday, and the GamesBeat Decides crew breaks down their reaction to the event. Are they hyped for Halo? What is Avowed? Is this enough to compete against PlayStation 5? Reviews editor Mike Minotti and PC gaming editor Jeff Grubb discuss how the show succeeded as a showcase for Xbox […]

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GamesBeat Decides 156: June NPD, Ghost of Tsushima, and more

Watch the final day of VB Transform live on YouTube! Paper Mario: The Origami King and Ghost of Tsushima are both out now, and the GamesBeat Decides crew has a review for each of them. Reviews editor Mike Minotti talks about his time in Sucker Punch’s map game. PC gaming editor Jeff Grubb, meanwhile, gives […]

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The Michelle Obama Podcast Will be Available on Spotify Later This Month

Photo: Jack Taylor (Getty Images) Michelle Obama’s first podcast as part of her exclusive Spotify partnership officially has a release date. The aptly titled The Michelle Obama Podcast will be available for the streaming service’s users on July 29. Advertisement According to Variety, this is Obama’s first project from Higher Ground Audio, her media company […]

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Podcast: Do Cell Phones Cause Anxiety?

So how can we work with the modern world rather than be controlled by it? Join us to hear specific tips on how to make social media the servant, not the master, of your reality. SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Robert Duff- Social Media Anxiety’ Podcast Episode Robert Duff is a licensed clinical psychologist from Southern […]

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Apple News adds free Today podcast, 20 weekly audio stories for News+

Last Chance: Register for Transform, VB’s AI event of the year, hosted online July 15-17. Though Apple’s free News app has been an unqualified hit with iOS, iPadOS, and macOS users, its $10 monthly news subscription service News+ has reportedly struggled since its debut last year. To build further interest in both offerings, Apple announced today […]

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Inside Schizophrenia: Impact of Schizophrenia in Minority Communities

Highlights of “Impact of Schizophrenia in Minority Communities [01:00] The realization [02:08] Sociology definition of the word minority [04:30] The stats of mental health and minorities [09:00] Diagnosing differences [12:00] Is the medical community racially bias? [14:00] Two people, same symptoms but different diagnosis [15:40] The privilege of not having to worry [16:30] Two people, […]

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Podcast: Debating ‘Anti-Psychiatry’ Advocacy

What is behind their passion? What is their end-game? Do they have a good point or are they heading down a dangerous pathway? Join us for an enlightening debate on this growing movement. (Transcript Available Below) Please Subscribe to Our Show: And We Love Written Reviews!  About The Not Crazy podcast Hosts Gabe Howard is […]

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Podcast: Religion’s Role in Mental Illness Treatment

Tune in for a deep discussion on religion and severe mental illness, including Rachel’s 3-day exorcism experience at age 17. (Transcript Available Below) Subscribe to Our Show! And Please Remember to Rate & Review Us! Guest Information for ‘Rachel Star Wither- Religion Mental Illness’ Podcast Episode Rachel Star Withers is the host of the Inside […]

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