From young apprentices to accomplished craftsmen, from farmers to Michelin-starred chefs... We meet the people who keep French heritage alive. Saturday at 7.20 am. Or you can catch it online from Friday.
Brother Brother Brother is what happens when three brothers born in three different decades come together over a shared obsession with music. It's an in-depth conversation between Wyndham Lewis, Jeremy Sartori, and Christian Lewis, born in the late 60's, 70's, and 80's, that's been a lifetime in the making. Reporting in from LA, Boston, and Brooklyn, the Brothers now open the conversation to you, and in the process likely prove Craig Finn's assertion that "everyone's a critic and most people ...
Learning a new language? Get your language learning questions answered by polyglot Olly Richards, who speaks 8 languages and runs the popular blog - I Will Teach You A Language. Whatever's holding you back on the path to fluency, tune in twice a week to get your regular dose of language learning motivation, with Olly and other polyglot guests, such as Benny Lewis, Luca Lampariello, Richard Simcott and Alex Rawlings. Learn Spanish, Learn French, Learn German, Learn Italian, Learn Portuguese, ...
Former President of Harvard University Charles W. Eliot wrote in his introduction to the Harvard Classics, "In my opinion, a five-foot shelf would hold books enough to give a liberal education to any one who would read them with devotion, even if he could spare but fifteen minutes a day for reading." Here you are, you can easily listen to his entire 15-minutes-a-day study guide while commuting to and from work (most of us spend far more than 15 minutes a day commuting each day), doing mundan ...
Fake It 'til You Make It is a podcast, brought to you from the fine stable of talent at Panic Moon Productions. Hosts Jessica Lee (@LessicaJee) and Adam Canuck Zimmerman (@ItsAdamCanuck), along with the occasional guest, create movie pitches based on mystery titles. Join these two industry professionals (neither is completely true...) as they Fake It 'til [They] Make It!
Matilda Sophia Hanson, whose father has recently died in their country of Barbadoes in the West Indies, must live for a time with family friends in England. The Harewood family is astonished at how spoiled, rude, and uneducated the child is. However, with seemingly endless patience and love, they help Matilda work to conquer her bad temper, and become a sensible, good, and well-informed young lady. This story reminds children and adults alike, though you have many battles with yourself, you ...
Loud Murmurs is a Mandarin-Chinese podcast about American pop culture, brought to you by four bilingual and bi-cultural women in the U.S. and their friends. We discuss movies, TV, documentaries, and the social, political issues reflected on by a piece of pop culture work. Too often, race, gender and other political and cultural issues are the subtext in pop culture. We seek to make the subtext explicit, question it and challenge it. The show is now in its third season, updated biweekly. We h ...
History Does You is a podcast that explores the idea that history always is relevant to today. We also cover topics in current events, foreign policy, and international relations. Through interviews with historians, journalists, authors, and former government officials, we answer the question, “How is History relevant today?”. Previous guests have included NYT Bestselling authors, Larry Tye, James Bradley, Roger Crowley, Dr. Andrew Bacevich, Michael Isikoff and Pulitzer Prize winners Dr. Joh ...
Beth Anne from brilliantbusinessmoms.com interviews mom entrepreneurs who are succeeding in online business. Mom bloggers, Etsy shop owners, Shopify store owners, designers, authors, and course creators are just a few of the creatively brilliant moms featured here. This podcast is all about practical advice from work-at-home moms who are getting things done in the margins - just like you! We're not about big names or fancy accolades here, but instead celebrating big and little wins from momp ...
Introductory note on Joseph Lister (Volume 38, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
The use of antiseptics in surgery is new. Hardly more than a half century ago surgeons operated in frock coats. Lord Lister, surgeon to Queen Victoria, was among the first to advocate scrupulous cleanliness in dressing wounds. (Volume 38, Harvard Classics) Lister publishes paper on antiseptic treatment, July 27, 1867.…
In this LIVE recording of the I Will Teach You A Language Podcast on YouTube, I answer the question: "I'm a complete beginner. How can I possibly start reading?" Many assume that my StoryLearning method only works for more experienced learners, but the truth is that there is a way for even complete beginners to start reading books and learning thro…
Introductory note on Thomas à Kempis (Volume 7, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
While Europe was shaken with wars, Thomas à Kempis lived in happy seclusion in his convent. His writings convincingly reflect the serenity and happiness of a man who has found peace – a peace that surpasses all understanding. (Volume 7, Harvard Classics) Thomas à Kempis died July 26, 1471.由Rich E Book
Introductory note on Brynhild (Wikipedia)由Rich E Book
Brynhild, Woden's daughter, carried the dead heroes to Valhalla where they could feast and fight without dying; until a sin divested her of divinity, and she fell in love with Sigurd. (Volume 49, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
Introductory note on Charles Darwin (#2) (Volume 29, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
Darwin visited a South American city ruined by an earthquake. There he heard the superstitious account of the phenomenon. The ignorant people accused Indian women of bewitching the volcano. But Darwin has another explanation. (Volume 29, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
Introductory note on Francis Bacon (Volume 3, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
There are styles in friendship as well as in clothes. The mode of friendship of Bacon's time went out with plumed hats and long hose. But Bacon knew the true test of a friend. (Volume 3, Harvard Classics) Francis Bacon knighted, July 23, 1603.由Rich E Book
Introductory note on Homer (Volume 22, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
Odysseus was wrecked with his men on an island inhabited by one-eyed giants. Trapped in the cave of a giant who gobbled up some of the crew for supper, the cunning Odysseus blinded the giant and rescued the survivors of his crew. (Volume 22, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
In this episode, we talk about film "In the Heights" — a film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's 2008 Tony Award-winning musical — with our friends from podcast 城市罐头. We mused on a few galactic questions: What exactly is gentrification? Why should we care, and how do we understand it in a Chinese context? Is commercializing the culture of a communi…
In this week’s episode, Wyndham and Christian sit down to discuss the new Questlove-directed Hulu documentary Summer of Soul, which chronicles the Harlem Cultural Festival in 1969. The brothers break down the cultural politics of the era, the questionable legacy of Woodstock, and the individual performers that make up this outstanding music doc, in…
Introductory note on Robert Burns (Volume 6, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
The songs of Burns are the links, the watchwords, the symbols of the Scots. He is the last of the ballad singers. In his works are preserved the best songs of his people. (Volume 6, Harvard Classics) Robert Burns died July 21, 1796.由Rich E Book
Introductory note on John Bunyan (Volume 15, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
John Bunyan, imprisoned for preaching without a license, gave to the world "Pilgrim's Progress," the greatest allegory in any language, second only to the Bible. (Volume 15, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
Chinese pop star Kris Wu is facing a #MeToo storm, after 18-year-old Du Meizhu accused him of pressuring young women into having sex. Wu has denied the accusations but he the accusations have triggered widespread public outcry. In light of this news, we want to re-share our earlier episode about the 2019 movie “Bombshell” and two books that started…
In this live recording of the I Will Teach You A Language podcast on YouTube, I answer a question from @rightinfrontofmysalad! about whether you should read a book straight through or stop to look up words you don't know. This is a really good question, and one that I get a lot. And my answer to this is a really important part of making StoryLearni…
Introductory note on Sir Walter Raleigh (Volume 33, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
The famous gallant who spread his gorgeous cloak so the dainty slipper of his queen would be unspotted, soon lost the high favor this action won for him. In spite of his glorious voyages, Raleigh condemned himself when he fell in love with another woman. (Volume 33, Harvard Classics) Sir WaIter Raleigh imprisoned July 19, 1603.…
Introductory note on Robert Browning (Volume 18, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
"Browning's play has thrown me into a perfect passion of sorrow," wrote Charles Dickens of "The Blot in the 'Scutcheon." Like Shakespeare's Juliet, Browning's Mildred plays the role of a youthful lover in a tragic drama. (Volume 18, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
Introductory note on Jean Racine (Volume 26, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
Phædre first persecuted Hippolytus, her handsome stepson, then loved him. Suddenly he and her own son became rivals for the throne. Should she push her son's claims or let Hippolytus take the crown? (Volume 26, Harvard Classics) Racine elected to French Academy, July 17, 1673.由Rich E Book
Introductory note on Mohammed (Volume 45, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
The sacred book of the Moslems, the Koran, gives an account of the birth of Christ. The Koran gives Jesus a high position among the prophets but holds the first place for Mohammed. (Volume 45, Harvard Classics) Beginning of Moslem era of time, July 16, 622 A. D.由Rich E Book
Introductory note on William Harrison (Volume 35, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
Meals in the houses of the gentry and noblemen in Elizabethan England were taken most seriously. No one spoke. Holinshed records the strange table etiquette of our ancestors. (Volume 35, Harvard Classics) Queen Elizabeth entertained at Kenilworth, July 15, 1575.由Rich E Book
Introductory note on Edmund Burke (#2) (Volume 24, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
What the Fourth of July is to Americans, the Fourteenth of July is to Frenchmen. It commemorates an oppressive tyranny overthrown by a freedom-loving people. (Volume 24, Harvard Classics) The Bastille surrendered, July 14, 1789.由Rich E Book
Introductory note on Plutarch (Volume 12, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
Pericles used public money to beautify Athens. The citizens protested against the expense, as citizens in all ages do. By a clever stroke Pericles won their support to his ambitious plans. (Volume 12, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
In this live recording of the I Will Teach You A Language podcast on YouTube, I answer the question: "When is the right time to start speaking a foreign language?" I also answer: Why is this question asked in the first place? What are the most popular theories and methods? What are people's actual experience in real life with these methods? What is…
Introductory note on Henry David Thoreau (Volume 28, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
Thoreau's individuality was unique and original. He had no profession; he never married; he never went to church; he never voted or paid taxes; he never smoked; he never drank wine. His amusement was walking, to observe and meditate. (Volume 28, Harvard Classics) Henry David Thoreau born July 12, 1817.…
Introductory note on Simon Newcomb (Volume 30, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
The greatest spectacle offered man is a view of the magnificent vault of heaven. Under the stupendous arch of the Milky Way the cares of the world roll off. (Volume 30, Harvard Classics) Newcomb died July 11, 1909.由Rich E Book
Introductory note on Leif Ericsson (Volume 43, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
The shadow of a phantom cast upon the cradle of Snorri, the first white child born in America, was a warning of an Indian attack on the settlement of courageous Norsemen who had risked the terrors of unknown seas to visit "Wineland." (Volume 43, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
"What is Truth?" asked Pilate. For an answer Bacon discourses not on human nature as it should be, but as it is. These shrewd observations on making a life and a living admit occasional departures from truth. (Volume 3, Harvard Classics) Bacon becomes Privy Councilor, July 9, 1616.由Rich E Book
Introductory note on Percy Bysshe Shelley (The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature)由Rich E Book
When the monstrous Cenci forced his daughter Beatrice into a horrible situation, she revolted and boldly struck for freedom. Shelley tells her pitiful story in one of his best works. (Volume 18, Harvard Classics) Percy Bysshe Shelley drowned, July 8, 1822.由Rich E Book
Introductory note on Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Volume 18, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
The painted lips of the eighteenth century ladies and gallants vied with one another in whispering scathing gossip, in gleefully furthering the destruction of a good name. Sheridan depicts this gay world with a brilliant spicy pen. (Volume 18, Harvard Classics) Sheridan buried in Westminster Abbey, July 7, 1816.…
Introductory note on Sir Thomas More (Volume 36, Harvard Classics)由Rich E Book
When Europe was suffering from evil rulers, heavy taxes, and despair, Sir Thomas More dreamed of a happy land where an intelligently managed state perfected happiness. (Volume 36, Harvard Classics) Sir Thomas More executed, July 6, 1535.由Rich E Book