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We Live Here
We Live Here Auténtico! | Kendall Martinez-Wright | Trans, Triumphant and Trying...

We Live Here

Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 23:54


When we advocate for one community, we uplift the voices of other communities. Kendall Martinez-Wright is an Afro-Puerto Rican transgender woman advocating for transgender rights in the Missouri Legislature. Amidst nationwide transphobic legislation in 2021, Kendall ran a historic campaign for Missouri's Fifth District. She has a long career in advocacy, politics and legislative work. The campaign's website was admitted to the Library of Congress, as she became the first Afro-Puerto Rican transgender woman to run for Missouri's House of Representatives. In this episode you'll discover: What challenges Kendall faced around identity, “Am I being Latina enough?” What drives her advocacy to bring a more just environment to the LGBTQIA+ community in Missouri More about Kendall's historic campaign, her interest in getting involved in politics and what drove her to end her quest for the capitol seat You can find Kendall on twitter at @KendallKaniMW

BlackFacts.com: Learn/Teach/Create Black History
May 13 - Blackfacts.com Black History Minute

BlackFacts.com: Learn/Teach/Create Black History

Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 1:36


BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for May 13.Stevie Wonder was born.He is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, a child prodigy who developed into one of the most creative musical figures of the late 20th century.Blind from birth and raised in inner-city Detroit, he was a skilled musician by age eight and made his recording debut at age 12.Although still only in his mid-20s, Wonder appeared to have mastered virtually every idiom of African-American popular music and to have synthesized them all into a language of his own.The best of his work formed a vital link between the classic rhythm-and-blues and soul performers of the 1950s and '60s and their less commercially constrained successors.He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989, and in 1999 he was awarded the Polar Music Prize for lifetime achievement by the Royal Swedish Academy of Music. In 2005 he received a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement. Four years later he was awarded the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress, and he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014.Learn black history, teach black history at blackfacts.com

National Treasure Hunt
40. Hunt for Special Collections

National Treasure Hunt

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 87:49


On the Season 4 finale of National Treasure Hunt, co-hosts Aubrey Paris and Emily Black are joined by Abby Yochelson, Reference Specialist in the Main Reading Room at the Library of Congress. Their conversation includes details about the filming of both National Treasure movies on-site at the library, as well as little-known connections between the library's collections and historical plot points from the franchise. Join the hunt on Twitter and Instagram using @NTHuntPodcast, and find new episodes of National Treasure Hunt every-other Wednesday on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Cal Ag Roots Podcast
Seeds Of Change Episode 1

Cal Ag Roots Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 34:02


SEEDS OF CHANGE EPISODE 1 "United We Stand: Race, Religion, and the Politics of Food Justice in Black Los Angeles's Victory Markets." In WWII era Los Angeles a young Black preacher, Rev. Clayton D. Russell, and Black businesswoman, Charlotta Bass, launched the Los Angeles Negro Victory Commitee. In doing so, they not only helped plant seeds of today's food justice movements. They also helped radically alter the political landscape of the city with implications that continue to this day. (Photo Credit: Charlotta Bass [third from right] and Rev. Clayton D. Russell [second from right] with other African American leaders in Los Angeles, 1949. Courtesy of the Southern California Library [Los Angeles, California]). Seeds of Change Episode 1 features interviews from Dr. Analena Hope Hassberg (Cal Poly Pomona) and Dr. Lorn Foster (Pomona College). It was written and produced by Dr. Caroline Collins (Postdoctoral Fellow at UC San Diego and Cal Ag Roots Producer at the California Institute for Rural Studies) and edited by Li Schmidt (Associate Associate Storyteller and Researcher at the California Institute for Rural Studies). This project was made possible with support from the 11th Hour Project at the Schmidt Family Foundation. Archival Audio of Rev. Clayton D. Russell Courtesy of Cal State Long Beach Special Collections and oral historian Sherna Berger Gluck. Music Credits for Episode 1: "Strange Persons" by Kicksta; "Petit Gennevilliers (Celesta") by MagnusMoone; "Summer Breeze" and "Inward" by HansTroost, "Tiger Rag" by Friars Society Orchestra; "All American News 10" by William Alexander, E.M. Glucksman, and Claude Barnett; and "Symphony in black—a rhapsody of Negro life" by Duke Ellington. Tribe of Noise licensing information can be found here: prosearch.tribeofnoise.com/pages/terms. Pixabay terms terms of service can be found here: https://pixabay.com/service/terms/. Library of Congress disclaimers can be found here: https://www.loc.gov/legal/. #seedsofchange #blackhistory #california #calagroots #blacklivesmatter #rural #americanwest #blackculture #black #foodjustice #blackfood #blm #history #blackpeople #blackisbeautiful #blackpride #africanamerican

HowSound
Collaboration Is the Only Way Forward

HowSound

Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 21:52


Davia Nelson, one half of the legendary Kitchen Sisters, shares the pair's incredible news: The Library of Congress will acquire the Kitchen Sisters' archive, decades of innovative audio work. Davia also talks with Rob about collaborating with performance artist Laurie Anderson on "The Great Amish Pandemic Sewing Frolic," a story about the power of working together.

The Daily Gardener
May 9, 2022 Henri Cassini, Meriwether Lewis, James Matthew Barrie, Sophie Scholl, Patina Living by Steve Giannetti and Brooke Giannetti, and Charles Simic

The Daily Gardener

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 16:53


Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events National Public Gardens Week  This week marks the beginning of National Public Gardens Week (May 6-15). This celebration started in 2009 as part of the effort to bring attention to the country's public gardens. Go Public Gardens is an ongoing, evergreen Association initiative to drive the public to visit, value, and volunteer at public gardens in their area and when they travel. You can be part of the celebration by visiting a public garden this week. You can find gardens near you on the interactive Garden Map.   1781 Birth of Henri Cassini, French botanist and naturalist. Henri's second great grandfather was the famous Italian astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini; he discovered Jupiter's Great Red Spot and the Cassini division in Saturn's rings. Henri took a decidedly different path than his ancestors. He was the fifth generation of a family of star scholars, so Henri is often referred to as Cassini V. Henri became a lawyer, and like many professionals, botany was a hobby for Henri. His heart belonged to the sunflower family, and it is fitting that the genus Cassinia(the sunflower genus) was named in his honor by the botanist Robert Brown. Henri's work had staying power. Many of his sunflower descriptions and observations are still valid over two centuries later. Henri married his cousin and had no children. He died of cholera at 50, and he was the last of the Cassini name - and a punctuation mark on the wonderful Cassini legacy.   1807 On this day in 1807, Lewis and Clark returned a book they had borrowed from Benjamin Smith Barton. Before starting their incredible expedition, Meriwether Lewis visited Barton at his home. Meriwether left with Barton's copy of The History of Louisiana by Antoine le Page. Meriwether memorialized the gesture in the flyleaf of the book, writing: Dr. Benjamin Smith Barton was so obliging as to lend me this copy of Mons. Le Page's History of Louisiana in June 1803. It has been since conveyed by me to the Pacific ocean through the interior of North America on my late tour thither and is now returned to its proprietor by his friends and obedient servant, Meriwether Lewis. Philadelphia, May 9, 1807.   1860 Birth of James Matthew Barrie (books by this author), Scottish novelist, and playwright. James is best remembered as the creator and author of Peter Pan, and he drew inspiration from the real world's Kensington Gardens. In 1912, James commissioned Sir George Frampton to build a statue of Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. It's been a favorite of visitors to the park ever since. Gardens and flowers were other sources of inspiration for James. The following are just a few samples of his garden inspired prose: There is almost nothing that has such a keen sense of fun as a fallen leaf. The unhappy Hook was as impotent as he was damp, and he fell forward like a cut flower. All children, except one, grow up. They soon know that they will grow up, and the way Wendy knew was this. One day when she was two years old, she was playing in a garden, and she plucked another flower and ran with it to her mother. I suppose she must have looked rather delightful, for Mrs. Darling put her hand to her heart and cried, ‘Oh, why can't you remain like this forever!' This was all that passed between them on the subject, but henceforth Wendy knew that she must grow up. You always know after you are two. Two is the beginning of the end.   James also wrote, God gave us memories that we may have roses in December.   1921 Birth of Sophia Magdalena Scholl (books about this person), German student, and anti-Nazi activist. Sophia was part of the White Rose non-violent resistance group started by her brother Hans. The two were arrested and convicted of high treason after distributing anti-war leaflets at the University of Munich. Sophia was executed by guillotine. Her last words were, “long live freedom.” Since the 1970s, Sophia has been praised and remembered for her anti-Nazi resistance work. In 2021, Sophia was commemorated on a special sterling silver collector's coin issued on her 100th birthday. It was Sophie Scholl, leader of the White Rose Movement, who said, Who would have thought it possible that a tiny little flower could preoccupy a person so completely that there simply wasn't room for any other thought.   Grow That Garden Library™ Book Recommendation Patina Living by Steve Giannetti and Brooke Giannetti This book came out in 2019, and this is The heartwarming story of how the Giannetties live and entertain in the well-designed and lushly planted gardens of their farm in Ojai, California. If you're a longtime listener of the show, you know that I recommended Steve and Brooke's second book Patina Farmjust a few weeks ago. But this is actually their third book, and it's called Patina Living, and it came out in 2019. And as the publisher says, The heartwarming story of how the Giannetties live and entertain in the well-designed and lushly planted gardens of their farm in Ojai, California. So this book is truly dedicated to the gardens there on the property. Now, I thought I'd give you a complete overview of all the Giannetti books; I think they're all fantastic. Their first book came out in 2011 and was called Patina Style. Now that book was all about their interior design. The second book, the book that I just profiled a few weeks ago, is called Patina Farm. And that's talking about basically the entire property inside and out, including the gardens. And now, this third book, Patina Living, is all about the gardens. And then, of course, there's one called Patina Homes after this one. But this book, in particular, is the one that we're talking about today, and it is Patina Living, and they don't call it Patina Gardens, essentially, because there is so much life in these gardens. There are outdoor rooms. There are kitchen gardens. There are animals. There's just so much going on outdoors for the family, which is why they chose to call it Patina Living. Now I thought it would be fun to review this power couple of Brooke Giannetti and Steve Giannetti. Brooke is a California-based interior designer. She's got her shop, and she's a blogger. And so everything that she's putting together is just so artfully done. She's a natural stylist. And then you have Steve Giannetti. He's an architect, and he works on all kinds of projects. So there's the two of them together, and they work so well together. In the introduction to Patina Living, Brooke and Steve share this incredibly heart-wrenching story of when they had to leave Patina Farm back in 2017 - five years ago when one of the California wildfires was threatening their property. And so they had to load everything up quickly, and they were prepared to say goodbye to all of it. And so here is this little excerpt from what Brooke wrote. She said, As we hurried through the now-mature grounds of Patina Farm, we were reminded of the time we had installed the new plantings that would become our outdoor rooms.  Now, five years later, the gardens looked lush and lovely, softened by the pale pink haze of the fire; but they were also quiet and lifeless. Our donkeys, Buttercup, Daisy, Blossom, and Huckleberry, were not grazing the lower fields or sleeping under the pepper trees as they normally did. The protected garden and animal barn next to my office - where our miniature pygmy goats, sisters Thelma and Louise and their best friend, Dot, and our sheep, Linen, Paisley, and Cashmere, normally lounged and played - were silent and deserted. As we headed out to our packed cars, Steve asked me if there was anything else that I wanted to take with us. - looked around at the house -a house we had spent years thoughtfully designing-and realized that all I really needed to take, the soul of our house, was already securely resting in our cars.   Isn't that touching? Later on, in the introduction, Brooke sets out her goals for this book, Patina Living. And she writes As we've shared our journey to Patina Farm, many of our readers have shared their desire to move toward an organic, nature-centered life. Some of you just want to add more gardens to your property or figure out how to have a few chickens in your side yard, while others dream of creating your version of Patina Farm, with farmanimals and a potager to grow your own food. We are writing this book for all of you, to share why we decided to embrace this lifestyle and whatwe have learned along the way. We will also introduce you to some of the wonderful people in our life who have helped us navigate the winding road of farm life. One of the important nuggets of wisdom we have learned is that there is not just one way to live. The idea of this book is to explain what works (and hasn't worked) for us and why. By sharing our journey, we hope to demystify the homestead farm lifestyle. If we city folk can do it, SO can you!   What I love about Brooke and Steve - and what they've done here - is how authentic they are and how creative they are because they approach everything from the Giannetti angle on design and functionality. Again, it's got to work for them because this is a working farm. This is a homestead property. And so, while they want things to look beautiful, they're also pragmatists. I love that mix. Now, granted, up here in Minnesota, I'm never going to have the type of climate that they enjoy in Ojai, California. I'm never going to be able to grow rosemary and lavender year-round outdoors in my garden. But again, there is so much of what Steve and Brooke do here that can be translated into new solutions no matter where you live. So if you're looking for best practices, I think you cannot go wrong with any book by Steve and Brooke Gianetti. This book is 208 pages of gardens, gardens, gardens, outdoor living, all kinds of outbuildings, and spaces for animals -  and a gorgeous potager to boot - on a high-end homestead. You can get a copy of Patina Living by Steve Giannetti and Brooke Giannetti and support the show using the Amazon link in today's show notes for around $8.   Botanic Spark 1938 Birth of Charles Simic (books by this author), Serbian American poet and former co-poetry editor of the Paris Review. He taught English and creative writing for over three decades at the University of New Hampshire.  In 1990, Charles received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. In 2007 he was appointed the fifteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. Charles is one of the most compelling modern poets writing today. He once wrote, Even when I'm stretched out in my coffin, they may find me tinkering with some poem.   Here's an excerpt from his poem called In The Traffic. What if I were to ditch my car And walk away without a glance back? While drivers honk their horns As I march toward the woods, Determined, once and for all, To swap this breed of lunatics For a more benign kind who dwell In trees, long-haired and naked. I'll let the sun be my guide As I roam the countryside, stopping to chat With a flower or a butterfly, Subsisting on edible plants, I find, Glad to share my meal with deer, Or find a bear licking my face As I wake up, asking where am I? Stuck in the traffic, Mister!   And here's his very brief poem called Watermelons: Green Buddhas On the fruit stand We eat the smile And spit out the teeth.   Thanks for listening to The Daily Gardener And remember: For a happy, healthy life, garden every day.  Henri Cassini, Meriwether Lewis, James Matthew Barrie, Sophie Scholl, Patina Living, Steve Giannetti, Brooke Giannetti, Charles Simic, Benjamin Smith Barton

A Musical Theatre Podcast
THE KING AND I with Mark Eden Horowitz & Joan Almedilla

A Musical Theatre Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 91:40


In 1951, THE KING AND I changed musical theatre, and now in 2022, the modern world has changed THE KING AND I. While everyone can (and should) have an opinion on this work of art, this week's episode provides context for those opinions thanks to some incredible guests. Historian from the Library of Congress, Mark Eden Horowitz, joins us after spending an entire year studying the correspondence of Oscar Hammerstein II, and Broadway star Joan Almedilla (MISS SAIGON) guides us through the show after having walked it many times in Lady Thiang's shoes. Whether you pronounce Anna like "apple" or "honor;" and whether you're whistling a happy tune or giving your best “RBF” (resting bitch face), this episode celebrates both where we've been and how far we've come. Mark's incredible new book The Letters of Oscar Hammerstein II can be ordered HERE It's a must read for all musical theatre history enthusiasts! Find out more about the mega talented Joan Almedilla on her website and follow her on Instagram Be sure to tell your fans all about "A Musical Theatre Podcast" by connecting with us on our Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok accounts! For only $1 a month you can support the show and receive exclusive content by subscribing to PATREON! And don't forget about our adorable TeePublic Store. Thank you so much for being part of this amazing podcast community! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Been All Around This World
14 - "When I'm Gone, Gone": South Carolina, 1934–1940

Been All Around This World

Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 28:12


(Scroll down for playlist and links to resources mentioned.)This episode provides an introduction to the singers and sites visited by John A. Lomax in the Palmetto State between 1934 and 1940, on the occasion of...:The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, the Association for Cultural Equity, and the Charles Joyner Institute for Gullah and AfricanStudies at Coastal Carolina University are pleased to announce that theentirety of John A. Lomax's historic South Carolina recordings—made between 1934 and 1940 under the aegis of the Library of Congress' Archive of Folk Song—are now freely available online via the Lomax Digital Archive. [Access the collection here.] This collaboratively produced catalog provides free access to more than 12 hours of historic audio, accompanied by extensive descriptive metadata, documenting a diversity of Black and white folk and vernacular music in the Palmetto State: spirituals, hymns, blues, lullabies, ballads, children's game songs, work songs, as well as stories and personal narratives.  John A. Lomax made several trips to South Carolina as a guest of folkloristGenevieve W. Chandler in coastal Murrells Inlet, who introduced him to some of the renowned singers in the Gullah community there: among them Zackie Knox, Lillie Knox, and "Mom" Hagar Brown. Also representing Gullah traditions of the region in these recordings are Caesar Roper and the Wadmalaw Island singers who participated in Rosa Warren Wilson's "Plantation Echoes" program, which Lomax recorded in Columbia in 1937. White singers also contributed to the sessions at Chandler's home with children's songs, contemporary hillbilly numbers, and ballads. Lomax recorded incarcerated men and women—at the Reid Farm in rural Kershaw County; at the state penitentiary in Columbia; and in a "convict camp" in Anderson County—singing group work songs, sacred pieces, and the occasional blues. Two WPA ditch-digging crews appear in these recordings, one from the Murrells Inlet area and the other from Clemson; this latter group Lomax recorded at the home of South Carolina journalist and memoirist Ben Robertson. Only a fraction of these recordings have ever been published or otherwise made available publicly.(The Murrells Inlet and Wadmalaw Island material was processed with the support of a National Historic Publications and Records Commission grant with Coastal Carolina University.)Playlist (links to catalog records in the Lomax Digital Archive):*Zackie Knox: When I'm Gone, Gone, Gone*Lillie Knox: I Know My Time Ain't Long*Hagar Brown: Stay In the Field*Jonesie Mack, James Mack and Nick Robison: Corrine, Corrina*Capitol City Laundry Quartet: Ezekiel Saw the Wheel*Minnie Floyd: Time Enough Yet*Mike Maybank and group: See John the Writer*Cleve "Dynamite" Wright & Slick Owens: Ain't No Heaven On the County Road*D.W. White & People's Burial Aid Choir: I'll Be Standing at the StationWorks cited:*Coming Through: Voices of a South Carolina Gullah Community from WPA Oral Histories. U. of South Carolina Press, 2008.*Alan Lomax's 1983 Johns Island recordings. (Perhaps strangely, Alan didn't visit South Carolina on his 1959 and 1960 trips through the American South, although he does appear as an announcer on a Folkways LP documenting the 1964 folk festival on Johns Island that featured the singers of the Moving Star Hall - like Benjy Bligen, Bertha Pinckney, and Janie Hunter - who appear in the '83 footage. That festival was organized by Guy and Candie Carawan, who also compiled the gorgeous book “Ain't You Got A Right to the Tree of Life," consisting of narrative segments by Johns Islanders and photographs by Bob Yellin.) *The Oxford American piece about Rosa Warren Wilson and “Plantation Echoes” has gone missing from their online archives between the recording of this episode and compiling these notes. If anyone turns up a link, please let us know!

Practice Disrupted with Evelyn Lee and Je'Nen Chastain
076: Practice Applications Digital Architecture, Block Chain, and NFTS

Practice Disrupted with Evelyn Lee and Je'Nen Chastain

Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 64:18


Episode 076: Practice Applications Digital Architecture, Block Chain, and NFTS What are practice applications of digital architecture, block chain, and NFTs? This week on Practice Disrupted we are going deeper into technology talk about all the buzzwords around the metaverse, cyber currency, blockchain, and NFTs to talk expert Wendy W Fok on the potential implications these technologies have on practice and the fabric of our communities.  This conversation delves deeper into: The Metaverse, is it truly something new or an extension of www 1 & 2, and what is the real opportunity there. Cyber and digital currency, worthwhile payment for services rendered and how different is it from a credit card transaction? Blockchain's implication on  data ownership, but also project team attributions and policy implications at the urban scale Looking beyond the marketplace that is NFTs, and its future ability to bring together digital communities within a physical space Guest: Wendy W Fok (she/them), trained as an architect, is interested in design, technology, and creative solutions for the built environment.  They have experience in Product Development and Program Management from Zero to Launch, Design-Build, Manufacturing, Hardware/Software, and Digital Fabrication. Proficient in 3D modelling, innovative material research, design-build, augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (XR) design, and other types of engagement that could promote a larger discussion of how consumers interact with products and delivery for architecture, real estate, retail, and innovative business development. Grantee of the New York City Corps Artist Grant (2021), Fellow at the MacDowell (2022), Urban Design Forum (since 2018), they were featured as Autodesk Remake's Women in Reality Computing (2017), winner of the Autodesk AiR (2016), Digital Kluge Fellowship, Library of Congress (2014/15), ADC Young Guns 11 Award (2013), AIA Dallas Women in Architecture (2013), Perspective 40 under 40 (2011), and Hong Kong Young Design Talent Award (2009).  Fok was the co-editor of AD Journal's “Digital Property – Open Source Architecture”, published by Wiley. Their recent book chapter “Bio-Data Matter of New York City” is published by Routledge in “Data, Matter, Design – Strategies in Computational Design”, edited by Frank Melendez, Nancy Diniz, Marcella Del Signore. Fok is currently working on “http://digitalstructures.cc (digitalSTRUCTURES)” in issues of digital property and data infrastructures.  Fok holds a Doctor of Design from Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) partnering with the Harvard Law School, obtained her Master of Architecture and Certification of Urban Policy/Planning from Princeton University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with a Concentration in Economics (Statistics) from Barnard College, Columbia University.

Let's Get Civical
The Library of Congress - Give Her More Space!

Let's Get Civical

Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 42:51


In this week's episode of Let's Get Civical, Lizzie and Arden talk about the Library of Congress! Join them as they talk about her founding, how she's grown to be a cultural hub, and how she was nearly destroyed by a fire TWICE!  Follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @letsgetcivical, @lizzie_the_rock_stewart, and @ardenjulianna. Or visit us at letsgetcivical.com for all the exciting updates! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Men’s Health Minute
Sylvester Stallone Shared a Life Lesson About Never Giving Up

Men’s Health Minute

Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 1:53


The actor reflected on how far he's come during a recent visit to the Library of Congress.

Authors on the Air Global Radio Network
Interview with Award-Winning Author Jennifer Swanson

Authors on the Air Global Radio Network

Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 29:21


In this interview, Tracy sits down with Jennifer Swanson to discuss the incredible, award-winning books she has written. Science Rocks! And so do Jennifer Swanson's books. She is the award-winning author of over 45 nonfiction books for children. Using her background in science and history that she received from the U.S. Naval Academy, and her M.S. in Education, Jennifer excels at taking complex facts and making them accessible, compelling, and humorous for young readers. Jennifer's passion for science resonates in in all her books but especially, Astronaut-Aquanaut: How Space Science and Sea Science Interact and BEASTLY BIONICS which both received Florida Book Awards and NSTA BEST STEM book awards. Her Save the Crash-test Dummies book received an NSTA BEST STEM Award and a Parent's Choice GOLD Award. Jennifer has been a featured speaker at the Tucson Book Festival, National NSTA conferences, the Highlights Foundation, the World Science Festival (twice), the Atlanta Science Festival (twice) and the Library of Congress' National Book Festival. She is also the creator and co-host of the award-winning science podcast, Solve It! for Kids. You can find Jennifer through her websites: www.JenniferSwansonBooks.com or www.solveitforkids.com

Saving Elephants | Millennials defending & expressing conservative values
106 – Reappraising Herbert Hoover with George Nash

Saving Elephants | Millennials defending & expressing conservative values

Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 98:27


Historian George Nash returns to the show to discuss the life and legacy of Herbert Hoover.   Few American presidents are as decried by voices on both the Left and Right as Herbert Hoover.  His name has become synonymous with economic suffering and callous Federal response.  But Dr. Nash contends that the popular narrative linking Hoover to the catastrophes of the Great Depression do a great injustice to the actual historical account and reduce one of America's most remarkable men to that of a callous buffoon.  Hoover, in Dr. Nash's telling, was responsible for saving the lives of more people than anyone else who ever lived.  And that's just the start of it.  He accomplished so much in his long life of public and private service that, even if he had never been president, he would be well worth studying today.  A greater appreciation for the complexities of the man and the times in which he lived provides the student of conservatism a greater appreciation for the challenges we face today.   About George Nash George H. Nash is the epitome of a gentleman and a scholar.  A graduate from Amherst College who received his Ph.D. in History from Harvard University, Dr. Nash is an authority on the histories of American conservatism and the life of President Herbert Hoover.  Dr. Nash is an independent scholar, historian, and lecturer.  He speaks and writes frequently about the history and present direction of American conservatism, the life of Herbert Hoover, the legacy of Ronald Reagan, the education of the Founding Fathers, and other subjects.  His writings have appeared in the American Spectator, Claremont Review of Books, Intercollegiate Review, Modern Age, National Review, New York Times Book Review, Policy Review, University Bookman, Wall Street Journal, and many other publications.  He has lectured at the Library of Congress; the National Archives; the Herbert Hoover, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon Johnson presidential libraries; the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum; the Hoover Institution; the Heritage Foundation; the McConnell Center; and at various universities and conferences in the United States and Europe.  Several of his lectures have been featured on C-SPAN.  He has also been interviewed by C-SPAN, National Public Radio, numerous radio stations, and the print media. Dr. Nash lives in Massachusetts.

Classic Movie Reviews
Episode 213 - Seven Brides For Seven Brothers

Classic Movie Reviews

Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 44:11


”Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” 1954 is set in 1850 and brings together wonderful Western themed musical and dance numbers and the horrible kidnapping of six women. Stanley Donen was Co-Director of “On the Town” 1948 (Episode 2) and “Singing in the Rain” 1952 (Episode 20), but as Director of this movie the disconnect between music and behavior smash head-on.Jane Powell as Milly marries Adam Pontipee played by Howard Keel. Milly gains the respect of the Pontipee brothers. Russ Tamblyn plays the youngest brother Gideon who eventually exhibits greater common sense and maturity than any of the other brothers. In 2004 the movie was selected for preservation in the U.S. National Film Registry of the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, and aesthetically significant”. Join us for this collision.Here's the IMDB page for ”Seven Brides For Seven Brothers”Check us out on Patreon at www.patreon.com/classicmoviereviews for even more content and bonus shows.

1049 Park Avenue: An Odd Couple Podcast

Felix organizes a rent strike against 1049 Park Avenue after its new manager fails to keep up the building in S5E17 “The Rent Strike”.  Topics covered include 1) The Library of Congress receiving Neil Simon's archives 2) Jerry Lewis' failed talk shows 3) guest star Victor Buono 4) the potential tie-in of his character's name and The Wild Wild West 5) guest star Rodney Allen Rippy and his Jack In The Box ads 6) the song “Buckle Down Winsocki” 7) Miriam knowing that Felix sees other women 8) the music edit on the DVD 9) the return of actors Ed Peck, Herbie Faye, and Peter Hobbs  10) the weird way Christmas is referred to twice in one small section 11) the building's doormen 12) the way Oscar wants Felix to leave only when it won't make Oscar feel guilty 13) the use of the word “chiffonier” 14) the tag that wraps up everything too nicely 15) the weird way extras walk away in the background of a scene 16) David Janssen 

LDSIA's Podcast
The Utah Black History Bus with Tarienne Mitchell

LDSIA's Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 31:19


I recently got the chance to interview Tarienne Mitchell, who is an archivist for the Library of Congress.  She and Lex Scott, who was a leader in the Black Lives Matter movement in Utah, created a Utah Black History Bus.  I hope you enjoy our conversation.I'm so glad I got the chance to interview Tarienne today.  I learned quite a few stories from history from her. I hope you learned something too.https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/bankhead-mary-lucille-perkins-1902-1994/https://www.ubhm.org/introducing-the-muse/

The Chronic Rift Network
Presenting the Transcription Feature: THE GOLDBERGS and INFORMATION PLEASE

The Chronic Rift Network

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 60:39


Tonight, we start off with a couple episodes of “The Goldbergs.”  Not the TV series set in the 1980s, but the long-running radio series from the 1930s and 40s.  The show tells the story of the daily life of the Goldbergs, a Jewish family living in New York and, later, Connecticut. The program was created by and starred Gertrude Berg.  When the program moved to television in the 1950s, she was the first recipient of the Emmy Award for “Lead Comedy Actress.”  “The Goldbergs” was a daily, 15-minute dramedy.  The family was explicitly Jewish and explicitly trying to assimilate -- a true media rarity at the time.  Like the best of the Golden Age of Radio, the episodes produced during World War II are a real window into home front America.  “The Goldbergs” in particular concentrated on themes of everyone working together.  How good a writer was Gertrude Berg? Listen to Molly's speech to another mother at the end of the first episode.  In 2013, that episode was added to the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry for works that "are culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant, and/or inform or reflect life in the United States."  Then on “Information Please,” are you up on famous chapter titles, political defeats, and the origins of idiomatic phrases?  Get ready to stump the experts. Episodes The Goldbergs July 9, 1942 Episode 1297 aka “Sammy Goes Into the Army” The Goldbergs Circa 1942 Episode 1338 4:26 Information Please June 21, 1943 “Guests: Dr. C. Mildred Thompson and Christopher Morley” 30:58

Democracy Now! Audio
Democracy Now! 2022-04-29 Friday

Democracy Now! Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 59:00


Russian missiles fly over the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, raising fears of a nuclear disaster; Science writer Ed Yong on why future pandemics are more likely, due to the climate crisis; The landmark 1979 labor documentary “The Wobblies” is rereleased in high definition and entered into the Library of Congress. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

The Daily Poem
Ted Kooser's "Daddy Longlegs"

The Daily Poem

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 4:16


Theodore J. Kooser (born 25 April 1939)[1] is an American poet. Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, 2005. He served as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 2004 to 2006.[2]Kooser was one of the first poets laureate selected from the Great Plains,[3] and is known for his conversational style of poetry.[4]Bio via Wikipedia See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

NonTrivial
The Immortal Library: Information, Resilience and the Benefit of Turmoil

NonTrivial

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 86:43


In this episode I take a look at the sordid history of the library. The library has been a beacon of knowledge, and a marker of civilization for hundreds of years. But the library's journey from the scriptoriums of medieval monasteries to massive cultural institutions like The Library of Congress has been perilous. This is a journey that touches on many modern concerns we have around information, including propaganda, censorship, access, elitism and the conquests of both political leaders and rich industrialists. To own the information society is exposed to is to own society itself, to control what people think, and believe. The library has always been caught in the middle, between the power struggles of the elites, and a public hungry for knowledge (and the opportunities such knowledge brings).In this episode we will use the library's history to showcase fundamental patterns related to unification, censorship, critical thresholds, growth and variation, replication and scale, growth and destruction, crossover opportunities, resiliency and simultaneous discovery.And you thought a talk on libraries was going to be boring. Let's get started.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/nontrivial)

Cinephobe
Cinephobe Ep 131: National Treasure: Book of Secrets

Cinephobe

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 131:28


Zach, Amin and Mayes are on a quest to clear their podcast's name and put a stop to the KGC (Kentucky Grilled Chicken) once and for all. After a quick jaunt across the pond to retrieve some crucial clues from Paris and Buckingham Palace, they visit Mount Vernon, the Library of Congress, and Mount Rushmore on their tourist trap treasure trail. Do you like ducks? Subscribe to Cinephobe! Then Rate 5 Stars on Apple or Spotify.   Follow Cinephobe on Twitter & Instagram:   Zach Harper @talkhoops IG: @talkhoops   Amin Elhassan @darthamin IG: @darthamin   Anthony Mayes @cornpuzzle IG: @cornpuzzle The show page Amin recently excavated @CinephobePod   Email: cinephobepodcast@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Le Batard & Friends Network
Cinephobe Ep 131: National Treasure: Book of Secrets

Le Batard & Friends Network

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 131:28


Zach, Amin and Mayes are on a quest to clear their podcast's name and put a stop to the KGC (Kentucky Grilled Chicken) once and for all. After a quick jaunt across the pond to retrieve some crucial clues from Paris and Buckingham Palace, they visit Mount Vernon, the Library of Congress, and Mount Rushmore on their tourist trap treasure trail. Do you like ducks? Subscribe to Cinephobe! Then Rate 5 Stars on Apple or Spotify.   Follow Cinephobe on Twitter & Instagram:   Zach Harper @talkhoops IG: @talkhoops   Amin Elhassan @darthamin IG: @darthamin   Anthony Mayes @cornpuzzle IG: @cornpuzzle The show page Amin recently excavated @CinephobePod   Email: cinephobepodcast@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Gen X Guide To The Universe
A Very Special Episode: I Feel the Need, the Need for Speed!

Gen X Guide To The Universe

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 54:07


This week Heather and Jameson take a break from MTV and return back to the best films of the 1980s with this very special bonus episode as they talk Top Gun! The duo are joined by Top Gun aficionado and actual pilot, Matt, who can recite this film line by line, literally.This film features a lot of shower scenes in addition to world class flying and some confusing sex scenes. Oh, and volleyball. Heather has a new idea for Gen X Only Fans with Matt receding Top Gun whilst standing in a shower wearing tighty-whities (thanks, Matt!). Eddie weighs in on Top Gun via text, why is the movie so white and so straight? Why is everyone so sweaty in this film? This episode is long but distinguished (just like my johnson). Heather has Matt and Jameson watch a Kenny Loggins video from the Top Gun soundtrack, but Jameson refuses on the basis of the lyrics. You can watch the trailer for the new Top Gun, Maverick, here: https://tinyurl.com/mt2k2wjr (films comes out next month!).

What's The Headline
Reviewing Pusha-T's It's Almost Dry Song By Song

What's The Headline

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 102:13


Pusha-T has released his album It's Almost Dry, which was produced by both Kanye West and Pharrell. Pusha says the album was his Verzuz between Kanye and Pharrell. On this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline, we review It's Almost Dry, song by song, and determine who won between Pharrell and Kanye. We also celebrate the life of DJ Kay Slay, and discuss what we know so far about Kendrick Lamar's upcoming album, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers. 0:00 Intro 5:12 RIP DJ Kay Slay 8:24 Pusha-T explains the meaning of his album title, It's Almost Dry 9:06 Pusha-T says he used It's Almost Dry as his personal Verzuz between Kanye West and Pharrell 9:40 Who is the better producer generally between Kanye West and Pharrell? 16:23 Who between Kanye and Pharrell has been the better producer for Pusha-T over the years? 24:15 Reviewing It's Almost Dry song by song and scoring the Pharrell Verzuz Kanye battle 24:32 Brambleton (Pharrell) 31:00 Let The Smokers Shine The Coupes (Pharrell) 33:30 Dreamin' Of The Past ft Kanye West (Kanye West) 38:44 Neck & Wrist featuring JAY-Z & Pharrell (Pharrell) 42:39 Just So You Remember (Kanye) 46:30 Diet Coke (Kanye) 52:25 Rock N Roll featuring Kid Cudi & Kanye West (Kanye) 57:01 Call My Bluff (Pharrell) 57:58 Pusha-T says he wishes he had J. Cole's fan base. What does he mean? 1:02:16 Scrape It Off ft Lil Uzi Vert & Don Tolliver (Pharrell) 1:04:25 Hear Me Clearly featuring Nigo (Kanye) 1:06:05 Open Air (Pharrell) 1:06:45 I Pray For You featuring Malice (Kanye) 1:09:48 Who won the “Verzuz” between Kanye West and Pharrell 1:14:40 How we rank Pusha-T's It's Almost Dry on a scale of 1 to 10 1:15:45 Where It's Almost Dry ranks in Pusha-T's solo catalog 1:18:05 Does Pusha-T have a classic album in his solo catalog? 1:20:00 Is Pusha-T a great MC? 1:23:20 Where does Pusha-T's It's Almost Dry rank among the best Hip-Hop albums of 2022? 1:25:50 Kendrick Lamar is releasing his new album Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers on May 13. What we know so far 1:37:22 Wu-Tang Clan's 36 Chambers and A Tribe Called Quest's Low End Theory will be in the Library of Congress

Now That We're Friends
Where can Daniel find an artistic community without paying for one?

Now That We're Friends

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 92:16


That's a wrap on National Poetry Month 2022! And a wrap on this special series of the pod! But we'll be back. Maybe for National Hot Dog Month (July) or Banana Pudding Lovers Month (November). Hopefully sooner! But in this final April 2022 episode, we talk MFA programs. Are they a necessity when trying to build an artistic community? Can our new friend Daniel find like-minded folks to collaborate with in a less conventional (and less expensive) environment? We hope so, cause he's our friend and we CARE about him!  This week's recs: Caro Truth & Beaty: A Friendship by Ann Patchett (book) Working It Out with Mike Birbiglia (podcast) Get Back (documentary) Self Help Poems by Sampson Starkweather (book) Anne Song (I'm Going To New York) by Frank O'Hara (poem) Larry Rivers: A Memoir by Frank O'Hara (poem) Life of a poet (Library of Congress series) With A little Help From My Friends by The Beatles (song) Under Pressure by Queen and David Bowie (song) The Way to Keep Going in Antarctica by Bernadette Mayer (poem) Gale Good Will Hunting (film) The Chain by Fleetwood Mack (song) Across The Universe (film) …not really Ghost Machine by Cake Train by Ben Mirov (book) “Eye, Ghost” (poem) 

Composers Datebook
Prokofiev and Rochberg chamber premieres

Composers Datebook

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 2:00


Synopsis Today's date marks the anniversary of the first performance of two 20th century chamber works. On April 25, 1931, Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev's String Quartet No. 1 received its premiere performance by the Brosa Quartet at the Library of Congress. Accepting the commission from the Library's Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation, Prokofiev set about studying pocket scores of the string quartets of Beethoven, which he perused on trains while shuttling between concert engagements. Prokofiev himself described the work's opening as “rather classical,” but when the new quartet was premiered in Moscow, the verdict of the all-powerful Association of Proletarian Musicians was that it was too “cosmopolitan,” a pejorative adjective in Soviet arts criticism in the Stalinist Era that meant something like “unacceptably modern.” Our second chamber music premiere occurred on April 25th in 1980, when the Octet for Winds and Strings by the American composer George Rochberg was performed for the first time at Alice Tully Hall in New York City. The occasion was a concert by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, who had commissioned the new piece. At the time, Rochberg was a rather controversial figure for shifting from his earlier, strictly atonal style into a more emotionally charged neo-Romantic approach to music making, often referencing earlier composers and musical styles of the past. The music critic of The New York Times thought he heard a touch of Rachmaninoff in Rochberg's new piece – an observation that some at the time would translate as really meaning the work was “unacceptably old-fashioned.” Music Played in Today's Program Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) — String Quartet No. 1 (St. Petersburg String Quartet) Delos 3247 George Rochberg (1918-2005) — Octet (A Grand Fantasia) (New York Chamber Ensemble; Stephen Rogers Radcliffe, cond.) New World 80462

Five Minutes With Robert Nasir
2022-04-24 - Manners for Fun & Profit - Five Minutes With Robert Nasir - Episode 109

Five Minutes With Robert Nasir

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 66:01


In which Robert & Amy discuss Manners, Kindness, Graciousness, Benevolence, Style, Class, and The Library Of Congress. Also, Don't Tell Me You Love Me!

Discerning Geeks Portal
#096 - Movie Review - Predator

Discerning Geeks Portal

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 58:37


This week, we review the 1987 sci-fi action flick, "Predator." - Why did Dave T. pick this? Sadly, Dave T. passed away before our review (listen to episode #095 for details), but we honor him by still reviewing his pick. - How many co-stars of "Predator" ran for public office, and how many of those were actually elected? - Which co-host loved this movie? - Did any co-hosts find the movie formulaic? - One co-host compared this movie to the original "Alien" movie. Did he feel "Predator" was better or worse? - Which co-host liked that this movie felt like a classic war movie at first? - Which co-host(s) cited the creature design as being a strength in the movie? - Which co-host compared this movie's handling of characters to "Battle: Los Angeles"? - Which co-host(s) appreciated the intelligence of some of the characters? But, were characters smart enough...often enough...and consistently enough? - Which co-host said he could feel the testosterone in his face? (Gross.) - What did Dave S.'s wife think of this movie? (Note: No big surprise, but this movie was not deemed kid-friendly.) - Which co-host felt one special effect was so bad that it made him laugh? - Did the Predator have too many technological advantages to still claim some sense of honor or victory from the "hunt"? - Were any co-hosts okay with the vulgar jokes told by Shane Black's character? - Which one of Dutch's defensive techniques has been scientifically disproven by several TV, YouTube, and publication sources? - Which cheesy visual technique in the movie was compared to the TV show "The A-Team"? - Which co-host thought Dutch was actually killed in the final explosion (he did watch this movie, didn't he)? - What is "Presidor"? - And, what did we all think Dave T. would have given as his rating for this movie, since it was his pick? Listen now for the answers to these and other predacious questions. Grab your stealth suit, heat vision mask, plasma cannon, emergency medical kit, self destruct device, and your DVD copy of "Presidor," as we try not to become trophies of..."Predator." You can contact us at... - E-Mail: DiscerningGeeks@gmail.com - Twitter: @DiscerningGeeks - Facebook: Discerning Geeks Portal - Link Tree: linktr.ee/discerninggeeks Please rate or review us wherever you listen to podcasts. Give us 5 stars if you love us, 4 stars if you hate us. The other stars do not work. Public domain music used in the episode includes... - Intro, Rundown (start), and Outro: "Assassin" by Rafael Krux via FreePD.com - Rundown (middle): "Night Attack" by Rafael Krux via FreePD.com - Rundown (end; yeah, I admit the rundowns are getting a little long; sorry): "Battle Ready" by Bryan Teoh via FreePD.com - "Presidor" Moment: "Hail to the Chief" by U.S. Air Force Concert Band via...I don't remember, possibly LoC.gov (Library of Congress) or Archive.org (public domain either way) - Lightning Round Clock: "After the End" by Rafael Krux via FreePD.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/discerninggeeks/message

Today In History
Today In History - Library of Congress established

Today In History

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022


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The 'X' Zone Broadcast Network
Rob McConnell Interviews - TOM WHITMORE - Unidentified Flying Objects and MUFON

The 'X' Zone Broadcast Network

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2022 46:48


Long time MUFON board member Tom Whitmore had been a San Antonio Texas resident since 1984. Originally from Tulsa, Tom graduated with a degree in business administration from Portland State University and had a career in the financial industry since the 1970's. He was most recently employed as a financial analyst with a local firm in San Antonio where he retired in 2019. He is an accomplished guitarist and has a daughter who is a pre-school teacher. Tom was invited to join the MUFON board in 1995 and experienced the organization's progress through the successive administrations of Walt Andrus, John Schuessler, James Carrion, Clifford Clift, Dave McDonald and Jan Harzan. He serves as Treasurer and focuses on long term and strategic issues for the organization. Tom has been fascinated by military and intelligence agencies' interactions with the UFO public. He has undertaken a research study of the history of the MJ12 affair, and intends to eventually publish his findings. He participates in discussions of the MJ12 topic by giving presentations to local UFO groups, appearing on Internet Podcasts and Radio Shows, and by communicating in social media. You can view his information on his blog at tomwhitmoreblog.wordpress.com He is currently residing in the Washington DC area, where he is conducting documentary research at the National Archives and the Library of Congress. www.tomwhitmoreblog.wordpress.com

Chatter that Matters
OCEANS MATTER to Sylvia Earle

Chatter that Matters

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 39:30


TIME named Sylvia Earle as their first Hero of the Planet, and she has been National Geographic's Explorer in Residence since 1998. Sylvia is called ‘Her Deepness' and the ‘Sturgeon General ‘by The New Yorker and The New York Times a Living Legend by the Library of Congress and she is a master storyteller and my guest on my Chatter That Matters Earth Day Edition.    I begin the show by sharing news of my first Grandbaby, Maxwell Jude, and how it has made me question what type of planet he will inherit. I then interview Sylvia Earle, who will open your eyes to why Oceans and Ocean wildlife matters. She recounts her life of invention and ocean exploration, including her record-setting open-ocean JIM suit dive, untethered to 1250 feet and what she encountered on her walk on the ocean floor.    Sylvia discusses her new book National Geographic Ocean: A Global Odyssey about the power and significance of our planet's ocean from its fundamental importance in shaping our climate to how it supports a multitude of species, including humans.   Dr. Earle sees all of us as “the most important people who have ever lived on earth because technology is now giving us all the power to know, demand change, and to stop treating our oceans as a free grocery store and a garbage dump.   As a bonus feature, I talk about RBC's Tech for Nature, a global, $100 million-dollar multi-year commitment from the RBC Foundation to support new ideas and technologies that address the most complex environmental issues. Over 100 projects are already underway!   To connect with Dr. Sylvia Earle LI - linkedin.com/in/sylvia-earle-6931946 Twitter: @sylviaearle Mission Blue - https://mission-blue.org To order her new book - Global Odyssey - https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/books/national-geographic-ocean/9781426221927-item.html To chat with Tony Chapman:   Web:    https://chatterthatmatters.ca   Twitter – @TonyChapman – https://twitter.com/tonychapman   Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/in/tonychapmanreactions/   Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/chatterthatmatters/   Youtube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcGvzmw9MFkUcGylrFA2xC       RBC - https://www.rbc.com   RBC Tech for Nature - https://www.rbc.com/community-social-impact/_assets-custom/pdf/RBC-Tech-For-Nature-EN.pdf   https://www.rbc.com/community-social-impact/environment/environmental-donations.html      

What's Real?
Episode 114: Billy Batts

What's Real?

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 125:24


Hey everyone, welcome back to the WR? Podcast world! We're back with another full-fledged episode, stemming from last week's special. The opening "Variety Hour" topics include a RIP to DJ Kay Slay, some iconic rap albums getting added to the Library of Congress, Kushida leaving WWE, Diontae Johnson/Steelers, and USFL week one. Next up is a full-on review of the new HBOMax documentary "Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off"! Then it's the WR? original/unoriginal segment, "The Movies That Made US". This week is The J's pick with the Scorsese classic, "Goodfellas"! As is the norm, the show closes out with a ludicrous "Goofs R' Goofs". Enjoy responsibly. PRESENTED by churchillpictures.com Timestamps: 0:00:00 - Intro: RIP DJ Kay Slay, Iconic Rap Music Added to the Library of Congress, Kushida Leaves WWE, Diontae Johnson/Steelers, and USFL Week One 0:43:02 - Review: HBOMax documentary "Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off (2022) 1:16:05 - The Movies That Made US: Goodfellas (1990) 1:43:00 - Goofs R Goofs Thanks for Listening!

DLWeekly Podcast - Disneyland News and Information
DLW 231: Disneyland with Poetry Author Matt

DLWeekly Podcast - Disneyland News and Information

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 123:55


This week, a new way to get seating for World of Color, non-socially distanced meet and greets return, Toontown updates, Tarzan is moving out of Adventureland, “its a small world” is honored, we talk to Disneyland poet Matt, and more! Please support the show if you can by going to https://www.dlweekly.net/support/. If you want some DLWeekly Swag, you can pick some up at https://www.dlweekly.net/store/. Book your travel through ConciEARS at no extra cost to you! Be sure to mention that you heard about ConciEARS from DLWeekly at booking! DISCOUNTS! If you want some awesome headwear or one of a kind items, be sure to visit our friends over at All Enchanting Ears! You can use the promo code DLWEEKLY10 to get 10% off your order! We have partnered with the Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel & Water Playground to get great deals for our listeners! Book your stay at the Howard Johnson Anaheim and get 15% off your stay (code 1000022077)! Magic Key Holders get 20% off their stay (code 1000025935) as well! Book now! Need the perfect bag for your days in the parks? Look no further than Designer Park Co.! Purchase the Rope Drop Bag as featured on Episode 222 and get 10% off your purchase! Use coupon code DLWEEKLY to get the discount. News: When World of Color returns this week, there will be a new way to grab a seat to watch it. Disney is rolling out a virtual queue system for guests to use through the Disneyland mobile app to grab a spot for the show. Guests will need to have entered Disney California Adventure on a one-park ticket, or Disneyland on a park hopper ticket to be able to get the reservation in the virtual queue. The virtual queue will open at noon every day the show runs. Guests will receive notifications 45 minutes before the show starts to head to either a blue or yellow gate to enter the seating area. Guests can still walk up to see the show, but reservations are highly recommended. – https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2022/04/dazzling-world-of-color-returns-on-april-22-to-disney-california-adventure-park/ Character meet and greets started up again this week, without Genie+ required like in Walt Disney World. Since January, the Florida parks have offered four different meet and greets as part of the Genie+ service. So, at Disneyland, guests can now get up close to their favorites to get hugs, high fives, and autographs for the first time since the pandemic began in 2020. – https://www.ocregister.com/2022/04/13/disneyland-wont-use-genie-for-character-meet-and-greet-photo-ops/ For those of you who like spoilers, the Disney Parks Blog posted a preview of the Main Street Electrical Parade, along with footage of the new float. Along with the new float for the finale, the drum sign that Mickey rides on has also been updated with “50 Years,” noting the 50th anniversary of the classic parade. The reimagined “To Honor America” float looks great with the new Mary Blair inspired Disney characters and fits right in with the rest of the parade. – https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2022/04/first-look-at-the-new-grand-finale-in-the-main-street-electrical-parade-debuting-april-22-at-disneyland-park/ MiceChat had some eyes in the skies recently that gives us some insight on the progress being made in Mickey's Toontown! We have the article linked in the show notes showing that Chip and Dale's Treehouse has been removed, and all of the paving, along with the two fountains in the land have been removed. The gazebo in front of the City Hall in Toontown has also been taken down. – https://www.micechat.com/319510-disneyland-update-pruning-disneyland-treehouses/ Tarzan's Treehouse has been under scrims since last September when it abruptly closed to guests. Disney had not addressed why this was, until this week. The current plan for the attraction, which has stood in Adventureland since 1962, is to remove the entrance to the attraction which blocks guest flow, and to eventually re-theme it to something else. MiceChat speculated one of the options would be back to the Swiss Family Robinson since Disney+ was working on a series based on the classic, but our sources say that series has been put on hold for now. Another option is theming it to Encanto. We will keep you updated when we have more solid information on what it will transform into. – https://www.ocregister.com/2022/04/18/disneyland-to-give-tarzans-treehouse-a-new-theme/ One of the most iconic songs from the Disney Parks has been inducted into the Library of Congress. “it's a small world” was first heard on the attraction at the 1964-65 New York World's Fair. The fair had the theme of “Peace Through Understanding,” which fits right in with the attraction that was moved to Disneyland after the fair ended. The song was one of 25 recordings “worthy of preservation for all time based on their cultural, historical or aesthetic importance in the nation's recorded sound heritage.” – https://www.ocregister.com/2022/04/14/disneylands-iconic-its-a-small-world-song-inducted-into-library-of-congress-music-registry/ The Magic Key Terrace continues its transformation slowly. New chandeliers and lighting has been installed, along with faux stained glass, a new fountain, wrought-iron fixtures, and more. The theme is highly inspired by peacocks for the interior, covered portion, and by cats on the exterior portion. Overall, this is a nice improvement to the area and makes it feel more welcoming. – https://www.micechat.com/319510-disneyland-update-pruning-disneyland-treehouses/ Scaffolding has come down from around Stage 12 in the Hollywood Pictures Backlot area of Disney California Adventure. The building has been repainted and a meet and greet for Goofy has been placed here for the Food and Wine Festival. This was the area where Captain Marvel's airplane and meet and greet was previously located. – https://www.micechat.com/319510-disneyland-update-pruning-disneyland-treehouses/ Fans of Disney Pixar's Turning Red have a lot of merchandise options around the parks. Some of the items that are available include a Turning Red Minnie Ear set, some amazingly comfy looking slippers, plushes and more. Some of the most popular items like the 4*Town band shirts have sold out, but will hopefully return in the future. – https://www.micechat.com/319350-disneyland-merchandise-update-stitch-toys/ When Disneyland closed in 2020, the Disney Parks YouTube channel posted a video of the Magic Happens parade. This week, Disney has removed that video from their channel, with no explanation of why. – https://dlnewstoday.com/2022/04/disney-removes-official-video-of-magic-happens-parade-at-disneyland-from-youtube/ Discussion Topic: Nebraska State Poet and Disneyland Fan Matt Mason At The Corner of Fantasy and Main: Disneyland, Midlife, and Churros – https://theoldmillpress.com/at-the-corner-of-fantasy-and-main.html Blog – http://matt.midverse.com/ Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/NeSP3

Hip Hop Marvels Podcast
VOL-04 | EP-31: Critics Of The Culture

Hip Hop Marvels Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 127:50


VOL-04 | EP-31: "Critics Of The Culture" Back Atcha, One Mo' Gain for an all new episode!  The squad is joined by fellow blerd, social media influencer and writer Chris Miles aka @critics_of_culture.  Terry kicks it off with his Dreamville Fest 2022 recap,  they discuss DJ Drama's legacy and Grammy win, DJ Khaled gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame,  Moon Knight,  ATCQ & Wu-Tang albums inducted into Library of Congress,  the MCU's biggest moment,  quick fan casting picks,  Chris fills the squad in on working with Charlamagne Tha God and writing for Marvel,  they also discuss Charlamagne's plans to launch a line of original graphic novels.  All of that and much more on an all new Hop Marvels Podcast!!!!  "WE GOT IT LOCKED FROM THE BLOCK TO THE COMIC SHOP!"

Ninja Please
S7 Ep26: Episode 222 "A Ninja Needs to know"

Ninja Please

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 92:34


Welcome to another Adventure of the ninja Please podcast.  On This episode, we go retro, throwback, flashback ..nostalgic !!! We get it, were all mid-30s and remember stiff from the early 90s. Maybe you will too.  (00:09:00) We discuss the ringtone era and ask what was the first Ringtone you ever had?  (00:19:00) We question Manifesting vs Subliminal messaging. We Also find out how much Executioners make …you'll be shocked at this revelation.  (00:29:32) LordBlack gets personal and Explains his absence on the last few pods… stay tuned  (00:42:00)  A ninja Needs To Know !!! Comedy segment !! (00:51:00) We Recap The Latest Episode of FX's Atlanta (Cancer Attack)   (01:06:00) A trim called quest and Wu-tang got their albums admitted into the Library of Congress !!! Congratulations  Wu-tang also announced a Wu-tang Bio Documentary for A&E.  (01:18:00) We close out with a review of Moon Knight episode 3! Original Music By Starman Ninja Please Theme - Starman.  Ninja please OST Coming soon. Lupin the 3rd theme Outkast - Vibrate 2022 Star Superior, LLC Follow us on social Media @Ninjapleasepod and like us on Facebook. Coming soon to Youtube. #Ninjapleasepodcast #covid19 #Anime #Hulu #Crunchyroll #Funimation #Nintendo #Sony #PS5 #Marvel #DC #DIsney #syfy #Cartoonnetwork #CN #Adultswim #usa #trending #memes #life #style #Netflix #Ninjapleasepodcast #Amazonprimevideo #Hulu #PS5 #Xbox #WB #HBOMAX #Disney+ #animereview #bestanimepocast #BLERD #Bestblerdpodintheunuverse #geekoftheyear #bestgeekpod  #blackgeekculture  #Wutang #comedy #Atlanta #Moonknight #snowfal #animereviews #animereview #animeinsight #animeexpert 

All Of It
New Items Added to the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry

All Of It

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 30:52


Last week it was announced that twenty-five new works of audio have been added to the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry, including albums by Tribe Called Quest and Alicia Keys, as well as reporting from WNYC News during 9/11. We'll speak to the Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden about what was added to the Registry this year and why.

Daily Comedy News
Was Gilbert Gottfried always "on" - Amy Schumer says she got death threats - AND is Kim Kardashian photoshopping Pete Davidson?

Daily Comedy News

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 14:27


Bill Maher (and Jimmy Kimmel) suggested Gilbert Gottfried was always "on" - well I met Gilbert several times and that was not at all my experience. I would describe him as meek.Amy Schumer says she got death threats over an Oscars joke. Secret Service and everything. Wait, Secret Service?The Kids In The Hall are filming an 8 episode season for AmazonThe trailer for David Spade's new special is outCongrats to Marc Maron for making the Library of Congress!Is Kim Kardashian photoshopping Pete Davidson?Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/dcnpod - join us to to discuss comedy and your favorite comedians.Instagram is @dailycomedynewsReddit https://www.reddit.com/r/dailycomedynews/Twitter is @dcnpod because the person with what I want tweeted onceSupport the show by Buying Me A Coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/dailycomedynewsGoodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/2OUMliguTkb and I am @johnnymacEmail: john at thesharkdeck dot comDaily Comedy News is a production of The Shark Deck, the leading company in short form daily podcasts.www.linktr.ee/dailycomedynewsListen Ad-Free and get the episodes early with a premium subscription for $4.99/month on Apple Podcasts. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/daily-comedy-news-podcast-a-podcast-about-comedians/id1474309028

Jay Towers in the Morning
What Was Added To The National Registry?

Jay Towers in the Morning

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 11:36


The Library of Congress adds things to the National Registry every year and we don't disagree with anything this year!

Showdino
52: The Big Sleep (1946)

Showdino

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 55:57


The Big Sleep is a 1946 American film noir directed by Howard Hawks, the first film version of the 1939 novel of the same name by Raymond Chandler. The film stars Humphrey Bogart as private detective Philip Marlowe and Lauren Bacall as Vivian Rutledge in a story about the "process of a criminal investigation, not its results". William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett and Jules Furthman co-wrote the screenplay. In 1997, the U.S. Library of Congress deemed the film "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant," and added it to the National Film Registry. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Big_Sleep_(1946_film)

7:31 AM
April 14th, 2022: A Tribe Called Quest & Wu-Clan Albums Archived in Library of Congress, Pedro Eats Everything Premieres, Proper Football Updates & More.

7:31 AM

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 9:24


On today's show:Happy Birthday to MMA fighter, Anderson Silva!A Tribe Called Quest & Wu-Tang Clan Classic Albums Archived In Library of Congress.ONE37pm New Web Series, 'Pedro Eats Everything' Premieres in NYC Tonight.'Iron Heart' Found its Director and Producer, Ryan Coogler.Proper Football Updates.For more details on these stories and many more, follow ONE37pm on IG, Twitter, FB and TT.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

AP Audio Stories
Songs by Wu-Tang, Alicia Keys added to Recording Registry

AP Audio Stories

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 0:45


Here & Now
Alicia Keys, Wu-Tang Clan join Library of Congress; Teaching kids about Anne Frank

Here & Now

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 41:12


We review some of the 25 recordings deemed worthy of preservation by the Library of Congress on Wednesday. And, a course at Loyola University trains middle school students to teach younger children about Anne Frank and the Holocaust. Bobbi-Jeanne Misick of the Gulf States Newsroom reports.

National Day Calendar
April 13, 2022 - National Thomas Jefferson Day | National Scrabble Day

National Day Calendar

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 3:30


Welcome to April 13, 2022 on the National Day Calendar. Today we celebrate a presidential lunch and the world's favorite word game.   Thomas Jefferson was a true renaissance man. He wrote the Declaration of Independence. During his presidency, he doubled the size of the United States via the Louisiana Purchase. He even stocked the Library of Congress with thousands of his own books. But it's one of his lesser-known contributions to society that still helps parents everywhere navigate the madness of feeding their kids each day. You see, Jefferson is responsible for introducing macaroni and cheese to Americans. He imported the dish from France and experimented with his own version until he got his recipe just right. It took years, but mac and cheese caught on with the public and is still around to this day, becoming a go-to for kids and those of us who are kids at heart. On National Thomas Jefferson Day celebrate with a bowl of this comfort food in honor of our 3rd President. The game of Scrabble was invented during the Great Depression by an out of work architect. For anyone who grew up on Mars, Scrabble is played with two to four players who score points by forming words from individual lettered tiles on a game board marked with a 15 by 15 grid. Since its humble beginnings, Scrabble is now played in 121 countries in 29 different languages! It was also featured as a television game show in the 1980s. The highest scoring word ever recorded in a Scrabble tournament earned a whopping 392 points. The word was spelled C A Z I Q U E S, which is a type of oriole. On National Scrabble Day, challenge someone you know to the classic board game or play online to bring out your inner word nerdiness.   I'm Anna Devere and I'm Marlo Anderson. Thanks for joining us as we Celebrate Every Day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Film Comment Podcast
Stewart Bird and Deborah Shaffer on The Wobblies

The Film Comment Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 47:54


For this week's podcast, Film Comment co-deputy editor Clinton Krute sat down with filmmakers Stewart Bird and Deborah Shaffer, the duo behind the 1979 documentary The Wobblies. The film tells the story of the Industrial Workers of the World, the radical labor union that nearly brought American industry to its knees in the early years of the 20th century. With The Wobblies, Stewart and Deborah painted a moving, and eye-opening portrait of a movement. Weaving together remarkable oral histories with stunning archival material, the film stands out as much for its subtle formal innovations as for the history it details—much of which still retains the power to shock. With a new restoration coming to theaters on May 1, or International Workers' Day, and the film's recent induction into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress, The Wobblies is once again in the public eye, and the story it tells remains as relevant as ever.

Last Word
Derek Mack (pictured), June Brown, Doris Derby, Dave Sales

Last Word

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 27:50


Matthew Bannister on Derek Mack, the rocket engineer who helped Britain enter the space age June Brown, the actor best known as Dot Cotton in Eastenders Dr Doris A. Derby, the American civil rights activist and photographer who took historic pictures of the struggle for equality Dave Sales, the Dorset fisherman who fought a 23 year campaign to protect the sea bed in Lyme Bay. Producer: Neil George Interviewed guest: Dion Mack Interviewed guest: Ken MacTaggart Interviewed guest: Bob Banks Interviewed guest: Hannah Collins Interviewed guest: Gill Sales Archive clips used: British Pathé, The Black Knight Rocket 1958; BBC One, The One Show - The Rocket Men 25/01/2019; BBC TV Archive, Black Arrow Project - 24 Hours 27/10/1971; BBC One, Eastenders, 1985-2020; BBC Radio 4, Desert Island Discs - June Brown 17/02/2017; British Movietone, V E Day in London 1945; Granada TV, Coronation Street, 19/08/1970; Library of Congress, Southern Oral History Program in North Carolina - Doris Derby Interview 2011; Storylines, Guardians of the Reef Project - Interview with David Sales 27/07/2017.

New Books in African American Studies
Kate Clifford Larson, "Walk with Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer" (Oxford UP, 2021)

New Books in African American Studies

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 47:07


She was born the 20th child in a family that had lived in the Mississippi Delta for generations, first as enslaved people and then as sharecroppers. She left school at 12 to pick cotton, as those before her had done, in a world in which white supremacy was an unassailable citadel. She was subjected without her consent to an operation that deprived her of children. And she was denied the most basic of all rights in America--the right to cast a ballot--in a state in which Blacks constituted nearly half the population. And so Fannie Lou Hamer lifted up her voice. Starting in the early 1960s and until her death in 1977, she was an irresistible force, not merely joining the swelling wave of change brought by civil rights but keeping it in motion. Working with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), which recruited her to help with voter-registration drives, Hamer became a community organizer, women's rights activist, and co-founder of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. She summoned and used what she had against the citadel--her anger, her courage, her faith in the Bible, and her conviction that hearts could be won over and injustice overcome. She used her brutal beating at the hands of Mississippi police, an ordeal from which she never fully recovered, as the basis of a televised speech at the 1964 Democratic Convention, a speech that the mainstream party--including its standard-bearer, President Lyndon Johnson--tried to contain. But Fannie Lou Hamer would not be held back. For those whose lives she touched and transformed, for those who heard and followed her voice, she was the embodiment of protest, perseverance, and, most of all, the potential for revolutionary change. Walk with Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer (Oxford UP, 2021) is the most complete biography of Hamer ever written, drawing on recently declassified sources on both Hamer and the civil rights movement, including unredacted FBI and Department of Justice files. It also makes full use of interviews with Civil Rights activists conducted by the Smithsonian and the Library of Congress, and Democratic National Committee archives, in addition to extensive conversations with Hamer's family and with those with whom she worked most closely. Stirring, immersive, and authoritative, Walk with Me does justice to Fannie Lou Hamer's life, capturing in full the spirit, and the voice, that led the fight for freedom and equality in America at its critical moment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/african-american-studies

New Books in African American Studies
Kate Clifford Larson, "Walk with Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer" (Oxford UP, 2021)

New Books in African American Studies

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