Tag: podcasts

Google Assistant can now share photos, search podcasts, and make notes with third-party apps

Google Assistant on smartphones, smart displays, and smart speakers is getting a series of upgrades today, like the ability to create notes and lists with third-party apps and search podcasts by topic. Google Assistant on smartphones is also gaining the ability to share photos with voice so you can say “Hey Google, show me photos […]

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Podcasts and Travel Apps? Facebook Is Working on Those

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is exploring the creation of new products such as apps and programs for podcasts, travel, workplace services and newsletter tools, according to three people with the knowledge of the company’s plans, as it looks to expand out of its comfort zone. The projects are nascent and may never see the light […]

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Act 3 Podcast: The Irishman, The Invisible Woman and Flat Earthers

Steven Wahl and Chandler Nunnally love movies! This week we are joined by Treezy from the Kinda Movie Critics podcast to discuss “The Irishman.” This is a long awaited and much hyped film from Martin Scorsese, and we’re breaking down everything in our discussion. We’re talking about the digital de-ageing, the performances, the run-time. But […]

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The Impeachment News Industry Is Here to Help (Overwhelm You Even More)

Eighteen witnesses have testified in public and in private. The story seems to expand by the day, if not by the hour. A diverse cast of characters is fighting to shape the public’s understanding of what happened. If it feels as if you’re drowning in impeachment news, analysis and spin, publishers have a product just […]

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These Standalone Podcast Episodes Will Make Holiday Travel A Breeze

There are hundreds-of-thousands of podcasts streaming right now. And while you can count on us for helping you find the best in comedy pods, music pods, history pods, food pods, travel pods, weed pods, art pods, true crime pods, and — of course — our own pods, we get that committing to a whole series […]

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Modern Love Podcast: Alicia Keys Reads ‘Who’s Allowed to Hold Hands?’

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher Walking the streets of Brooklyn with her wife, Emma, Nicole Dennis-Benn discovered a “strange hierarchy” dictating who can publicly express physical affection without repercussion. Ms. Dennis-Benn, who is Jamaican-American and married to an African-American woman, wrote […]

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Act 3 Podcast: The Snyder Cut, Doctor Sleep and The Lighthouse

Steven Wahl and Chandler Nunnally love movies! It’s Monday, so it’s time for another edition of the Act 3 podcast. Chandler is back able to speak with a normal voice this week which is great because we have a lot to talk about. In news, we’re talking about some new projects getting announced as well […]

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Carrie Coon On Her New Podcast, The Joys Of Voice Acting, And Her Surprising Career

In my mind, Carrie Coon belongs to a select group of actors that seem to make anything better. She combines Midwestern earnestness with just a hint of cool girl edge, and excels at characters who are somehow intensely thoughtful in a way that doesn’t read broody. Her steady presence has been the key ingredient in […]

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Is There Anything We Can All Agree On? Yes: Dolly Parton

Maybe you’ve heard the rumor about the tattoos. Some people believe that Dolly Parton’s arms — which haven’t been seen bare in public for decades — are secretly covered in ink. Roseanne Barr claims to have once spied the elusive tats (“No black or blue lines,” she told Craig Ferguson in 2011, “all like, pastel […]

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Modern Love Podcast: Greta Gerwig Reads ‘Sharing a Cab, and My Toes’

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher This week, the Modern Love podcast reprises Greta Gerwig’s reading of “Sharing a Cab, and My Toes.” In the 2016 essay, Julia Anne Miller writes about her decision to embrace new experiences after a young adult […]

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The New Day Will Host The Second Show On WWE’s Official Podcast Network

This summer, WWE announced it was starting an official podcast network. Today, the company announced the network will premier its second original program, a show called Feel the Power that will be hosted by The New Day, on December 2. According to WWE’s statement, Feel the Power will offer fans, “an unprecedented connection to the […]

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Act 3 Podcast: The Mandalorian, Disney Plus and Sonic the Hedgehog

Steven Wahl and Chandler Nunnally love movies! Chandler has been stricken down with some kind of illness that has robbed him of his voice, so joining us this week is comedian Forrest Deal. We’re talking about the launch of Disney Plus. There were a few hiccups on day 1 but so far we are pretty […]

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The Work Diary of an Audio Erotica C.E.O.

Gina Gutierrez gets a lot of blank stares when explaining her start-up to people: It’s called Dipsea, and it sells subscriptions to immersive, short-form audio erotica. Venture capitalists, though, get it. They want to capitalize on dual booms in digital audio and sexual wellness, and some view Dipsea as the next Calm or Headspace. The […]

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The Impeachment Questions We Were Afraid to Ask

ImageA third grader brought our reporter the hard-hitting questions.Credit…Bianca Giaever/The New York Times Our producer Bianca Giaever on meeting Leo: For the past few days, I’ve been fielding text messages, phone calls and social media messages all asking: “Where did you find Leo?” Leo is the 8-year-old we featured in Wednesday’s episode, “A Third Grader’s […]

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7 Podcasts for the Movie Buff

Fall is both the best and busiest time to be a movie fan, as we enter awards season — that thrilling period when the studios (and increasingly the streaming services) trot out their best hopes for Oscar glory. This year’s entries also arrive during a time of remarkable upheaval in Hollywood; a shaky summer at […]

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But Actually, How Scary Is Critical Infrastructure Hacking?

Some of the most fascinating hacks don’t pwn a shady malware companies, expose the trade secrets of America, or embarrass the Democratic National Committee. Instead, they target water systems, nuclear power plants, and the oil and gas sector. Critical infrastructure hacking was brought to the public’s attention by former Secretary of State and CIA director […]

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The Mystery of the Tiny Twin Towers

Weather: Clear skies and a high around 50. The weekend will be chillier and breezy — sunny on Saturday but cloudy on Sunday. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Nov. 28 (Thanksgiving). ImageThe stone carver Joseph Kincannon.Credit…James Estrin/The New York Times The Times’s Sharon Otterman reports: High on a scaffold, a stone sculptor rebuilt a tiny […]

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The Best True Crime Podcasts You Need To Be Listening To Right Now

Last Updated: November 13th For years now, true crime and podcasts have proven themselves the perfect pairing. The format just seems to lend itself to sprawling, often nuanced stories of crime, punishment, and the wide-ranging effects of both. With the massive successes of Serial, The Jinx, Making a Murderer, Abducted in Plain Sight, and so […]

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Modern Love Podcast: Kelly McCreary Reads ‘Waiting Patiently for the Wall to Crumble’

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher After witnessing her parents’ disastrous divorce, Rachel Neumann was determined to keep her romantic relationships “light.” She decided to forgo making longtime commitments, because she thought that would protect her from potential pain. Was she right? […]

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Act 3 Podcast: Terminator: Dark Fate, The King, and The Little Mermaid Live!

Steven Wahl and Chandler Nunnally love movies! It’s been pretty rough for the Terminator franchise ever since 1991. After several lackluster sequels and a failed reboot, James Cameron and Linda Hamilton areback for “Terminator: Dark Fate.” Is this movie a worthy successor to “The Terminator” and “Terminator 2: Judgement Day?” We’re talking about that and […]

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