Tag: Podcast

Nintendo earnings, a new Switch game, and E3 2021 expands | GB Decides 195

Did you miss GamesBeat Summit 2021? Watch on-demand here!  On this week’s episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast, the crew discusses Nintendo’s record earnings report. Reviews editor Mike Minotti talks about his Resident Evil Village review, Nintendo’s new IP, and his thoughts on ligma. Also, more companies are joining E3 2021 and GamesBeat editor Jeff […]

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Sounds Like Hate Returns to Explore the Driving Forces Behind Bigotry and Hate in America

Image: Southern Poverty Law Center The Southern Poverty Law Center prides itself on monitoring the activities of domestic hate groups and other extremists, while working in partnership with local communities to dismantle white supremacy, strengthen intersectional movements, and advance the human rights of all people. But did you know they also have a podcast? Advertisement […]

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Andrew Yang Takes New York

Harry: It’s rough, and it shifts a lot day to day. He’s trying to indicate a few ways that he’ll bring in experienced people around him. He mentioned Kathryn Garcia, the very impressive former sanitation commissioner, among many other things for the de Blasio administration, like the one person who left it without egg all […]

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Why a US Coal Company Is Implicated in the Death of 3 Coal Miners in Colombia

Show Description:  In 2001, three coal miners in Colombia were murdered. They were union leaders, and all worked for the same U.S. company. This is an investigation into a deadly fight over labor and natural resources that ultimately led to their deaths. In Season 1, we unravel a decades-long saga of bribery, scandal, and civil […]

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What Abusive Partners, Corrupt Cops and Authoritarian Leaders Have in Common

Show Description:  Strongman figures—those who rule by threats, force, and violence—are found at all levels of society: from abusive romantic partners, to corrupt cops, leaders of terrorist organizations, and authoritarian heads of state. This is a series of intimate narratives from across the globe about power and control, and how these dynamics shape our lives. […]

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Dave Chapelle, Yasiin Bey’s The Midnight Miracle Highlights the Next Chapter of Luminary’s Evolution

Image: Luminary My Moms once taught me that if I don’t have anything nice to say about people like Talib Kweli—who has “shove too many syllables into a sentence” and “harass Black women” circled on his daily agenda—then don’t say anything at all. Advertisement Here is my valiant attempt at doing so. On Tuesday, Luminary, […]

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Hideo Kojima is talking with Xbox, PlayStation’s blockbuster strategy, and more | GB Decides 191

Hideo Kojima is talking with Xbox about publishing his next game, according to … well, according to this podcast. Editors Jeff Grubb and Mike Minotti discuss that situation on this week’s episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast. The crew also tries to figure out what is going on with Sony’s blockbusters-only strategy and if that […]

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MLB The Show heads to Game Pass, and Mario has passed away | GB Decides 190

Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. On this week’s episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast, reviews editor Mike Minotti shares some deeply troubling information about the nature of the game Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days. Also, Mike and fellow editor Jeff Grubb talk about MLB The Show […]

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Switch Pro gets new chip, Xbox buying Discord, Monster Hunter Rise | GB Decides 189

Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. GamesBeat reviews editor Mike Minotti got his first vaccine shot, so he’s feeling a little loopy. He also ripped off his bandaid live during this week’s episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast. Beyond their adventures in public health, Mike and […]

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Starfield release timing, when is the Battlefield 2021 announcement, and more | GB Decides 188

Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. On the latest episode of The GamesBeat Decides podcast, the crew looks at Xbox’s strong week and PlayStation buying the Evo fighting-game tournament. GamesBeat editors Mike Minotti and Jeff Grubb also answer your questions about Starfield and Battlefield 2021. They […]

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The Cousinhood that Still Rules Britain

Alex: That’s a great answer. Ash: My politics are with Novara Media. You say that The Guardian is the paper of the left. It’s not really. The equivalent would be the paper of Nancy Pelosi. So it’s the sort of establishment wing of the center left. Whereas Novara Media, we emerged out of a movement […]

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Discussing The Sopranos Fat-Acceptance Episode With PattyMo On Pod Yourself A Gun 404

https://media.blubrry.com/podyourselfagun/s/content.blubrry.com/podyourselfagun/404_The_Weight_with_PattyMo.mp3 Click to download here. Johnny Sack Loves His Curvy Wife As a teenager, Johnny Sack was often teased by his friends for his attraction to girls on the thicker side, ones who were shorter and curvier, girls that the average (basic) stunad might refer to as “chubby” or even “fat.” Then, as he became […]

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Popular Financial Literacy Podcast Earn Your Leisure Joins the Black Effect Podcast Network

Troy Millings, left, and Rashad Bilal of the ‘Earn Your Leisure’ podcast.Photo: Earn Your Leisure I wouldn’t consider myself an expert at surviving global pandemics, but in my 10 months (and counting) of practice, there are two recommendations that I always make to people who constantly complain about how bored or miserable they are thanks […]

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The Case of the Sick Spies

In late 2016, staff at the American embassy in Havana began hearing strange noises and experiencing a range of odd symptoms: headaches, dizziness, ringing in the ears. Suspicion arose that they had been targets of a secret weapon. In the years since, doctors, scientists, journalists, and government officials have tried—with limited success—to get to the […]

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Transcript: The Unsolved Mystery of Havana Syndrome

Alex: The Journal of the American Medical Association followed up that study with a second, published in the summer of 2019. Here’s Adam Gaffney, a physician and writer who’s been following the story since it was first reported. Adam Gaffney: The second study was an MRI study, and it reported basically that there were structural […]

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Kirk Franklin, Sony Music Combine Super Powers to Bring Us Some Good Words

Image: Sony Pastors have a tendency to be a bit long-winded. But when you need your soul fed, there’s no better chef than sanctified superstar Kirk Franklin. That’s why it should come as no surprise that the 16-time Grammy award-winning artist is bringing his gift of gab to the wonderful world of podcasts. According to […]

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Ava DuVernay Inks Multi-Year Podcast Production Deal With Spotify

NewsOne Featured Video Filmmaker Ava DuVernay is known for bringing poignant stories to the silver screen and small screen and now the California native will bring the art of storytelling into the realm of podcasting. According to Variety, DuVernay has inked a multi-year partnership deal with Spotify. .@ava DuVernay Inks @Spotify Deal to Produce Exclusive […]

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Transcript: The Future of Telecommuting

Richard: Right, exactly. Rather than just looking into the abyss of Zoom. Alex: Did you work from home prior to Covid-19? What was your work setup before all this? Richard: So I’ve been a freelance writer for quite a long time. I’ve had periods where I would work in an office on TV productions, and […]

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Against Remote Work

As its boosters have long argued, remote work offers any number of obvious benefits. Companies save money on rent; employees don’t have to commute; and everyone, without the distractions of the office, can be more efficient. But for decades, telecommuting simply failed to take hold. On Episode 23 of The Politics of Everything, hosts Laura […]

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Hitman 3 is fun, and what’s coming from Nintendo and more | GB Decides 178

It’s 2021 now, and the government still hasn’t outlawed video games. But even if it did, GamesBeat Decides would continue because editors Jeff Grubb and Mike Minotti are a couple of badasses — you can tell by looking at their gamer chairs. On this week’s episode, Mike and Jeff discuss some small bits of news. […]

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‘Suddenly, You See the Story More Clearly’: The Root Presents: It’s Lit Talks Transcendent Writing With Yaa Gyasi

Illustration: Angelica Alzona, Photo: Peter Hurley (Vilcek Foundation) It’s Lit!It’s Lit!Where all things literary live at The Root “I always say, writing a first novel, you feel like you’re writing in the dark, unsure of whether or not your book will ever see the light of day,” says author Yaa Gyasi, who has written not […]

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‘We’ve Got to Keep People Engaged’: LaTosha Brown, Co-Founder of Black Voters Matter, Dishes On How She Helped Turn Georgia Blue

Photo: VALERIE MACON (Getty Images) For years, Jemele Hill has thrived at the intersection of sports, entertainment, politics, and pop culture. And prior to Tuesday’s Georgia Senate runoffs, she sat down with Latosha Brown, co-founder of Black Voters Matter, to discuss how Brown’s organization reached out to thousands of Black voters throughout the state, why […]

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‘We Just Basically Share One Brain’: The Root Presents: It’s Lit! Get Collaborative With Maika and Maritza Moulite

Photo: HarperCollins, HarperCollins, Illustration: Angelica Alzona It’s Lit!It’s Lit!Where all things literary live at The Root If you weren’t one of the millions who were resigned to spend New Year’s Eve alone this year (thanks again, COVID), you may have placed special significance on who joined you in welcoming in 2021, a year we hope […]

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This Year’s Underground Sensation: Modern Monetary Theory

And even the more strictly defined theory of government spending power has its ardent left wing critics: Doug Henwood, a longtime left-wing commentator on economics and finance, wrote in Jacobin that MMT amounted to little more than magical thinking: “A few computer keystrokes and everyone gets health insurance, student debt disappears, and we can save […]

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GamesBeat Decides the game of the year

Nothing exemplifies the power of the human spirit through a tumultuous time like arguing about video games. And thankfully, GamesBeat is comprised of four heroes who are willing and ready to do just that. During a more than two hour online video conference, which you can watch in the video above, GamesBeat editors Mike Minotti, […]

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It’s Kwanzaa Time! And ABF Creative Has the Perfect Podcast to Enjoy the Holiday With a New Twist

Image: ABF Creative Christmas might be in the rearview, but Kwanzaa is in full swing—as evidenced by our gift guides and ongoing writeups here at The Root. And as we celebrate our community and culture while abiding by each of the Seven Principles, you might be surprised to learn that there’s a new podcast on […]

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The Root Presents It’s Lit!: What We Read to Get Us Through 2020

Illustration: Angelica Alzona It’s Lit!It’s Lit!Where all things literary live at The Root Merry Christmas or whatever you’re celebrating this holiday weekend, Bibliophiles! Understandably, you may not be able to celebrate in person with loved ones this year, but we hope you’re still finding comfort and joy—perhaps in the pages of a good book? There […]

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‘We Write to Tell the Truth’: The Root Presents: It’s Lit! Talks the Poetic Justice of 2020 With Nikki Giovanni

Illustration: Angelica Alzona, Photo: Milk Studios It’s Lit!It’s Lit!Where all things literary live at The Root Of all the adjectives we’d use to describe 2020, “good” wouldn’t exactly top the list. But as this most eventful year comes to a close, hosting literary icon and activist Nikki Giovanni on our new podcast, The Root Presents: […]

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