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March 17, 2017

11 Free Joseph Campbell Audio Series on Spotify

Below is a playlist of the Comprehensive 14-Hour Lecture Series "A Brief History of World Mythology" delivered by Joseph Campbell in 1969:

Check Out 11 Joseph Campbell Lecture Series from the Joseph Campbell Foundation

Joseph Campbell was known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion, including his book The Hero with a Thousand Faces. He was also a great teacher and lecturer and thankfully many of his lectures were recorded. The Joseph Campbell Foundation has put up the Joseph Campbell Audio Collection on the popular music streaming service Spotify. The Joseph Campbell Audio Collection features 11 series of talks (most of them consisting of five hour-long lectures). The lecture series cover the wide swath of Campbell's field of knowledge incorporating mythology, religion, psychology, philosophy, and a great deal more. We organized each series into playlists on Spotify and have linked to them and embedded them on the pages linked to below.

Please Note: In order to listen to these lectures you'll need a free Spotify account. You can listen for free with occasional ads and they also have Spotify software for easier listening on your computer or smart phone. If you want to listen ad-free and you love music as well, we can't recommend Spotify Premium highly enough. Here are the eleven lecture series:

Man and Myth

The Eastern Way

Inward Journey: East and West

Mythology and the Individual

The Myths and Masks of God

The Western Quest

A Brief History of World Mythology

Perspectives on Creative Mythology

Christian Symbols and Ideas

Psychology and Asian Philosophies

Your Myth Today

 

January 31, 2017

5000 New Podcasts in Our Podcast Directory

It's been months in the making, but we've just added over 5,000 new podcasts to our LearnOutLoud.com Podcast Directory, bringing our total number of educational podcasts in our directory to over 7,000. We combed through over 500,000 podcasts in the iTunes podcast directory to find the best of the best in terms of ratings, reviews, and educational subject matter. We also removed old podcasts from our directory that are no longer available. Browse them all by clicking below:

Browse Over 7,000 Podcasts on LearnOutLoud.com

We've gone through every subcategory and picked out 5 or 10 podcasts to feature for that subcategory. Browse this full list of featured podcasts below:

Arts & Entertainment Podcasts (Over 600 Titles)

Comedy Podcasts:
WTF with Marc Maron Podcast
The Joe Rogan Experience Podcast
Improv4Humans with Matt Besser Podcast
Comedy Central Stand-Up Video Podcast
Comedy Bang Bang Radio Podcast

Film, Music, Radio, TV, & Pop Culture Podcasts:
Voice Film Club Podcast
Maltin on Movies Podcast
Jazz Stories at Lincoln Center Podcast
Desert Island Discs Podcast
Bret Easton Ellis Podcast
You Must Remember This Podcast
Orson Welles: On The Air Podcast
NPR: Pop Culture Happy Hour Podcast
NPR: All Songs Considered Podcast
KCRW's The Treatment Podcast

Painting, Architecture, & Sculpture Podcasts:
EntreArchitect Podcast
Diversity of Urban Art Podcast
BBC Radio 3: Arts and Ideas Podcast
KCRW's Art Talk Podcast
MoMA Think Modern Lectures Podcast

Theater, Opera, & Classical Music Podcasts:
San Diego Opera Video Podcast
Met Opera Guild Podcast
Classical Music in America Podcast
Broadway Radio Podcast
American Theatre's Offscript Podcast

Biography Podcasts (Over 100 Titles)

Artists Podcasts:
Talking Smooth Jazz Podcast
Beethoven Rocks Podcast
Artist Decoded by Yoshino Podcast
Anais Nin Podcast
5 Minute Biographies Podcast

Everyday People Podcasts:
Tangentially Speaking Podcast
Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things Podcast
Journals: Out Loud Podcast
Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids Podcast
Everyday Superhumans Podcast

Military Figures Podcasts:
Veteran Resource Podcast
Sidearm Podcast
Napoleon: The Man and the Myths Podcast
Command Your Business: Military Veterans Entrepreneurs Podcast
1, 2, Many Podcast

Political Figures Podcasts:
Talking Lincoln Podcast
Russian Rulers History Podcast
Life of Caesar Podcast
La Trobe Biography Podcast
Giants of History Podcast

Business Podcasts (Over 1200 Titles)

Business Leaders Podcasts:
Your Mark on the World Podcast
Renegade Millionaire Show Podcast
Power Players Podcast
Masters in Business Podcast
CEO Spotlight Podcast

Economics Podcasts:
Who Makes Cents?: A History of Capitalism Podcast
Talking Economics Podcast
Talk Poverty Radio Podcast
IMF Podcast
Economics Detective Radio Podcast

Entrepreneurship Podcasts:
Womenpreneur Podcast
The Top Entrepreneurs Podcast
The Entrepreneur Unleashed Podcast
Superhuman Entrepreneur Podcast
Startup School Radio Podcast
Planning Your Leap into Business Podcast
Inc. Radio Podcast
Foundr Magazine Podcast
Entrepreneur 2.0 Podcast
Advancing Entrepreneur Podcast

Investing & Finance Podcasts:
WSJ MoneyBeat Podcast
We Study Billionaires: The Investors Podcast
Trading Stocks Made Easy Podcast
Optimal Finance Daily Podcast
Motley Fool Answers Podcast
Money For the Rest of Us Podcast
Investools Radio Podcast
Invested: The Rule #1 Podcast
Financial Independence Podcast
Enjoying Life on a Budget Podcast

Leadership & Management Podcasts:
Transformational Leadership Podcast
Project Management Podcast
Leading Conversations Podcast
Leaders Inspire Leaders Podcast
Engaging Leader Podcast

Public Speaking Podcasts:
The Toastmasters Podcast
Stand Out Get Noticed Podcast
Speaking with T.J. Walker Podcast
How to Make Powerful Speeches Podcast
Dynamic Communicators Podcast

Real Estate Podcasts:
Sell More Houses Podcast
Rental Income Podcast
REIology: Real Estate Investing Simplified Podcast
Real Estate License Roadmap Podcast
Real Estate Investing Mastery Podcast
Real Estate Agent Podcast
Passive Real Estate Investing Podcast
Landlord University Podcast
Just Start Real Estate Podcast
FlipNerd: Real Estate Investing Podcast

Sales & Marketing Podcasts:
The Truth About Marketing Podcast
Social Media Marketing Podcast
Smarter Marketer Radio Podcast
Small Business Marketing Minute Podcast
Selling More by Talking Less Podcast
Revenue Love: Sales Domination Podcast
Marketing Nerds by Search Engine Journal Podcast
Guerrilla Marketing Radio Podcast
Customers for Life Podcast
AdVerve Podcast

Strategy Podcasts:
Up In Your Business Podcast
Rules of Success Podcast
My Business On Purpose Podcast
Everyday MBA Podcast
Build Your Tribe Podcast

Wealth Podcasts:
WSJ Watching Your Wealth Podcast
Pathways to Wealth Podcast
Jason Hartman's The Speed of Money Podcast
Conscious Millionaire Podcast
Art of Mindful Wealth Podcast

Education & Professional Podcasts (Over 600 Titles)

Careers Podcasts:
Secrets of the Hire Podcast
Purpose Rockstar: Daily Career Stories Podcast
Passion For Work Podcast
Our Authentic Careers Podcast
Navigating The Career Jungle Podcast
Monster Hiring Podcast
Love Your Work Podcast
Find Your Dream Job Podcast
Discover Your Talent, Do What You Love Podcast
Career Tools Podcast

Exam Preparation Podcasts:
Nick's Knack for Neologisms Vocabulary GRE/SAT Podcast
GED Test Audio Lessons Podcast
CPA Exam Review Podcast
Bar Exam Mind Podcast
ESLPod.com's Guide to the TOEFL Test Podcast

Journalism Podcasts:
Newseum Podcast
New Books in Journalism Podcast
Inside The Times Podcast
CNN Reliable Sources Podcast
On The Media Podcast

Law Podcasts:
Radiolab Presents: More Perfect Podcast
Revealing Criminology Podcast
Legally Sound Podcast
Cruel and Unusual: Punishment Podcast
ABA Journal: Legal Talk Network Podcast

Medical Podcasts:
Yale Cancer Center Answers Podcast
Surgery 101 Podcast
Only Human Podcast
JAMA Author Interviews Podcast
EM Basic Podcast

Teaching Podcasts:
Transforming Public Education Podcast
The Teaching Experience Podcast
The Teach Thought Podcast
Educators Lead Podcast
Ask a Teacher Podcast

Writing Podcasts:
Writing Challenges Podcast
This Writing Life Podcast
Self-Publishing Answers Podcast
Scriptnotes Podcast
American Copywriter Podcast

History Podcasts (Over 200 Titles)

American History Podcasts:
United States History, Post-1945 Podcast
Letter from America Podcast by Alistair Cooke
Lectures in History Podcast
Civil War Talk Radio Podcast
Ben Franklin's World Podcast

Ancient & Medieval History Podcasts:
When in Rome Podcast
Trojan War Podcast
Myths and History of Greece and Rome Podcast
History of the Crusades Podcast
Emperors of Rome Podcast

European History Podcasts:
Queens of England Podcast
New Books in European Studies Podcast
Napoleon: The Man and the Myths Podcast
History of the Great War Podcast
History Ireland Show Podcast

Military History Podcasts:
Wartime: A History Series Podcast
Voices of the First World War Podcast
Korean War Podcast
Hoover Institution: Strategika Podcast
American Military History Podcast

World History Podcasts:
Witness: Black History Collection Podcast
Lectures in Intellectual History Podcast
In Our Time: History Podcast
Gallipoli and the Great War Podcast
5 Minute History Podcast

Languages Podcasts (Over 350 Titles)

Chinese Podcasts:
Popup Chinese Podcast
Learn Mandarin Now Podcast
Learn Chinese Insights Podcast
I Love Learning Chinese Podcast
Cantonese Pod Podcast

English as a Second Language Podcasts:
Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation Podcast
Espresso English Podcast
Effortless English Podcast
ESLPod.com's Guide to the TOEFL Test Podcast
English as a Second Language Podcast

French Podcasts:
Talk in French Podcast
Real Deal French Podcast
Learn French with Daily Lessons Podcast
French Etc Beginner's Podcast
Cultivate Your French Podcast

German Podcasts:
Yabla German Video Podcast
Learn German by Podcast
German Language Vocabulary Podcast
Fast German Podcast
GermanLingQ Podcast

Italian Podcasts:
Yabla Italian Video Podcast
News in Slow Italian Podcast
Learn Italian with Coffee Break Italian Podcast
30 Minute Italian Podcast
One Minute Italian Podcast

Japanese Podcasts:
News in Slow Japanese Podcast
Japanese Language Proficiency Test Boot Camp Podcast
Easy Japanese Podcast
Survival Phrases - Japanese Podcast
JapanesePod101.com Podcast

Other Languages Podcasts:
SwedishPod101.com Podcast
Survival Phrases - Brazilian Portuguese Podcast
Learn Thai Podcast
Learn Russian from RusPod.com Podcast
ArabicPod Learn Arabic Podcast

Spanish Podcasts:
Spanish Quickies Podcast
Real Deal Spanish Podcast
Learning Spanish Like Crazy Podcast
Beginners Lightspeed Spanish Podcast
Learn Spanish - Survival Guide Podcast

Vocabulary Building Podcasts:
Talk the Talk Podcast
Slate Presents Lexicon Valley Podcast
Nick's Knack for Neologisms Vocabulary GRE/SAT Podcast
GRE Vocabulary Podcast
Dictionary.com Word Explorer Podcast

Literature Podcasts (Over 300 Titles)

American Classics Podcasts:
The Wizard of Oz Podcast
Tales of War and Other Horrors Podcast
Moby Dick Podcast
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Podcast
The Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson Podcast

Ancient & Medieval Classics Podcasts:
Myths and Legends Podcast
Celtic Myth Podshow Podcast
Classical Mythology Podcast

Contemporary Literature Podcasts:
What Should I Read Next Podcast
Overdue Podcast
Monocle 24: Meet the Writers Podcast
Literary Disco Podcast
AudioFile Podcast

European Classics Podcasts:
The Tolkien Road Podcast
Frank Delaney's Re: Joyce Podcast
Folger Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare Unlimited Podcast
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions Podcast
A Tale of Two Cities Podcast

Literary History & Criticism Podcasts:
Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory Podcast
Science Fiction and Politics Podcast
New Books in Literary Studies Podcast
Bookfight! Podcast
New York Times Book Review Podcast

Poetry Podcasts:
Slate's Poetry Podcast
Poetry Now Podcast
Poem Talk Podcast
Essential American Poets Podcast
Intro to Poetry Podcast

Short Stories Podcasts:
Tales of Horror Podcast
StoryWeb: Storytime for Grownups Podcast
Morning Short: Your Daily Dose of Fiction Podcast
Literary Roadhouse: One Short Story, Once a Week Podcast
1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries Podcast

Philosophy Podcasts (Over 100 Titles)

Ancient & Medieval Philosophy Podcasts:
Philosophy by the Book Podcast
Philosophy Audiobooks Podcast
Philosophize This Podcast
Philosophy: The Classics Podcast
Plato - The Republic Podcast

Ethics Podcasts:
Revealing Applied Ethics Podcast
Everyday Ethics Podcast
Ethics Talk: Philosophy, Flourishing and The Good Life Podcast
Examining Ethics Podcast
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly - PBS Podcast

History of Philosophy Podcasts:
New Books in Intellectual History Podcast
Lectures in Intellectual History Podcast
In Our Time: Philosophy Podcast
History of Philosophy in India Podcast
The History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps Podcast

Modern Philosophy Podcasts:
Why: Philosophical Discussions About Everyday Life Podcast
Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society Podcast
New Books in Philosophy Podcast
Modern Day Philosophers Podcast
Elucidations: A University of Chicago Podcast

Philosophers Podcasts:
Philosophy for Theologians Podcast
Philosophy by the Book Podcast
Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers Podcast
Jeremy Bentham Seminar Podcast
The Philosophy Podcast

Political Philosophy Podcasts:
Reading Marx's Capital Podcast
On Liberty Podcast
Jeremy Bentham Seminar Podcast
Reith Lectures Archive: 1948-1975 Podcast
Plato - The Republic Podcast

Politics Podcasts (Over 350 Titles)

Conservative Politics Podcasts:
Weekly Standard Podcast
We Are Libertarians Podcast
Uncommon Knowledge Podcast
Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast
GLoP Culture with Goldberg, Long, and Podhoretz Podcast

Contemporary Issues Podcasts:
Vox's The Weeds Podcast
US Immigration Podcast
ProPublica Podcast
NPR: Politics Podcast
My History Can Beat Up Your Politics Podcast
Intersections: A Brookings Institution Podcast
Ending Human Trafficking Podcast
Commonwealth Club: Climate One Podcast
BBC Newshour Podcast
NewsHour with Jim Lehrer - PBS Podcast

European Politics Podcasts:
Today in Parliament Podcast
This Week in Germany Podcast
Inside Europe Podcast

Global Politics Podcasts:
WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition Podcast
WBEZ's Worldview Podcast
Global Dispatches Podcast
Foreign Policy's The Editor's Roundtable Podcast
Foreign Affairs Unedited Podcast

Liberal Politics Podcasts:
The Young Turks Interviews Audio Podcast
Start Making Sense Podcast
Slate's Trumpcast Podcast
HuffPost Politics: So That Happened Podcast
Citizen Radio Podcast

Political Figures Podcasts:
Slate's Trumpcast Podcast
Ronald Reagan on the Air Podcast
U.S. Presidents Podcast

Political Philosophy Podcasts:
The Yaron Brook Show Podcast
New Books in Political Science Podcast
History of Liberalism Podcast

U.S. Government Podcasts:
WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch Podcast
Slate's Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick Podcast
Decode DC Podcast
Congressional Dish Podcast
60-Second Civics Podcast

Religion & Spirituality Podcasts (Over 750 Titles)

Buddhism Podcasts:
Thich Nhat Hanh Dharma Talks Podcast
Tara Brach Podcast
Metta Hour Podcast by Sharon Salzberg
Heart Wisdom Podcast by Jack Kornfield
Awakening Now with Lama Surya Das Podcast

Christian Living Podcasts:
Radical with David Platt Podcast
Jentezen Franklin Podcast
Intentional Living with Dr. Randy Carlson Podcast
Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast
Joyce Meyer Radio Podcast

Christianity Podcasts:
Theology For the Rest of Us Podcast
NT Pod: A Historical Approach to the New Testament Podcast
Come Let Us Reason Podcast
Catholic Stuff You Should Know Podcast
SermonIndex Classics Podcast

Comparative Religion Podcasts:
New Books in Religion Podcast
In Our Time: Religion Podcast
Revealing World Religions Podcast

Hinduism Podcasts:
Radio Dharma Podcast
New Books in Hindu Studies Podcast
Gita For Daily Living Podcast

Islam Podcasts:
Islamic History Podcast
Good Muslim Bad Muslim Podcast
Diffused Congruence: The American Muslim Experience Podcast

Judaism Podcasts:
Voices on Antisemitism Podcast
Stuff Jews Should Know Podcast
On the Other Hand: Ten Minutes of Torah Podcast
Office of Rabbi Sacks Podcast
Israel Inspired Podcast

Other Religions Podcasts:
Thank God I'm Atheist Podcast
Sermons at First Unitarian Brooklyn Podcast
Naked Mormonism Podcast
Lectures from Gnostic Teachings Podcast
JW: Jehovah's Witness Podcast

Prayer & Meditation Podcasts:
New World Kirtan Podcast
Meditation in the City Podcast
Guided Meditations: One Mind Dharma Podcast
Free Guided Meditation Exercises Podcast
Praystation Portable Podcast

Religious Figures Podcasts:
Swami Kriyananda As We Have Known Him Podcast
History of the Papacy Podcast
Daily Words of the Buddha Podcast
Conversations with Yogananda Podcast

Spirituality Podcasts:
Zen for Everyday Life Podcast
Mindful Living Spiritual Awakening Podcast
Insight Hour Podcast by Joseph Goldstein
Enlightenment and Transformation Podcast
Beyond Belief Podcast

The Bible Podcasts:
Walking Through the Word Podcast
History in the Bible Podcast
Deep in Scripture Radio Podcast
40 Minutes in the Old Testament Podcast
1 Year Daily Audio Bible Podcast

Science Podcasts (Over 300 Titles)

Archaeology Podcasts:
Story Archaeology Podcast
New Books in Archaeology Podcast
I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast
Anarchaeologist Podcast
Revealing Archaeology Podcast

Astronomy Podcasts:
StarDate Podcast
NASACast: This Week Podcast
Naked Astronomy, from the Naked Scientists Podcast
BBC Sky at Night Magazine Podcast
60-Second Space Podcast

Biology Podcasts:
This Week in Microbiology Podcast
Origin Stories Podcast
Naked Genetics, from the Naked Scientists Podcast
Evolution Talk Podcast
BBC Bird Tweet of the Day Podcast

Environment Podcasts:
Weather Brains Podcast
Sustainable World Radio Podcast
Living Planet Podcast
History of the Earth Podcast
Costing the Earth Podcast

Mathematics Podcasts:
New Books in Mathematics Podcast
More or Less: Behind the Stats Podcast
Mental Math Secrets Podcast

Physics Podcasts:
The Titanium Physicists Podcast
Physics Central Podcast
Minute Physics Video Podcast

Scientists Podcasts:
Seven Ages of Science Podcast
Scientist the Human Podcast
New Books in Science Podcast
Meet the Scientist Podcast
American Scientist Podcast

Self Development Podcasts (Over 1200 Titles)

Aging Podcasts:
Sound Retirement Radio Podcast
Dying Well: The Final Stage of Survivorship Podcast
Better Health While Aging Podcast

Creativity Podcasts:
Your Creative Push Podcast
Live Creative Now Podcast
Go Creative Show Podcast
Creative Habits's Podcast
Cracking Creativity Podcast

Diet & Nutrition Podcasts:
Vegetarian Zen Podcast
Sound Bites Podcast
Smart Drug Smarts Podcast
Psychology of Eating Podcast
Paleo Magazine Radio Podcast
Overeaters Anonymous Podcast
Nutritionally Speaking Podcast
Keto Talk Podcast
I'm Too Busy for Nutrition Podcast
Fat-Burning Man Video Podcast

Emotional Development Podcasts:
The Brain Warrior's Way Podcast by Daniel G. Amen
Feeling Good Podcast by David D. Burns
Tiny Leaps, Big Changes Podcast
Stress Free Now Podcast
Happiness Podcast

Goals Podcasts:
London Real Podcast
Live the Goals Podcast
Inspire Nation Podcast
Habits 2 Goals Podcast
Beyond the To Do List Podcast

Healing Podcasts:
Wide Awakened Healing Podcast
Social Anxiety Solutions Podcast
Mindful Recovery Podcast
Chris Beat Cancer Podcast
Alcohol Mastery Podcast

Health & Fitness Podcasts:
Six Weeks to Fitness Podcast
RunBuzz Radio Podcast
Real Health Radio Podcast
Only Human Podcast
No Meat Athlete Radio Podcast
Mind Pump Podcast
Mark Bell's PowerCast Podcast
Ben Greenfield Fitness Podcast
Barbell Shrugged Podcast
20 Minute Yoga Sessions Video Podcast

Instructional Podcasts:
Seeking Wisdom Podcast
Operation Self Reset Podcast
Everyday Etiquette Podcast
NPR: How To Do Everything Podcast
Dummies.com Podcast

Mind & Body Podcasts:
The Tapping Solution Podcast
Mindset Zone Podcast
Master of Memory Podcast
Liberated Body Podcast
Essential NLP Podcast

Parenting Podcasts:
Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting Podcast
Pregnancy Confidential Podcast
Parent Savers Podcast
Inspiring Mama Podcast
Dr. Kevin Leman: Have a New Kid by Friday Podcast

Prayer & Meditation Podcasts:
Untangle: Meditation Studio Podcast
Meditation Minis Podcast
Affirmations for Healthy Living Podcast
Hay House Meditations Podcast
Praystation Portable Podcast

Public Speaking Podcasts:
What the Speak Podcast
This Moved Me Podcast
Dynamic Communicators Podcast

Relationships Podcasts:
Voices in the Family Podcast
Smalley Marriage Radio Podcast
Mastering Marriage Podcast
Five Hundred Years of Friendship Podcast
Digital Romance Radio Podcast

Spirituality Podcasts:
Wanderlust Speakeasy Podcast
Law of Attraction Podcast by Ariel & Shya Kane
Being Here Podcast
Ram Dass Here And Now Podcast
Sounds True: Insights at the Edge Podcast

Time Management Podcasts:
Time Hackers Podcast
Simple Life Habits Podcast
Productivity Power Up Podcast
Distraction Podcast
An Uncluttered Life Podcast

Social Sciences Podcasts (Over 350 Titles)

Cultural Criticism Podcasts:
WNYC's There Goes the Neighborhood Podcast
New Books in Critical Theory Podcast
Logically Critical Podcast
KunstlerCast: Suburban Sprawl Podcast

Current Events Podcasts:
What's Trending Podcast
Slate's The Gist Podcast
NPR: Here & Now Podcast
The Takeaway Podcast
NPR: StoryCorps Podcast

Gender Studies Podcasts:
Women of the Hour Podcast by Lena Dunham
New Books in Gender Studies Podcast
Big Gay News Podcast
BetterMan Podcast
BBC Radio Woman's Hour Podcast

Multicultural Studies Podcasts:
Witness: Black History Collection Podcast
Our National Conversation About Race Podcast
New Books in Asian American Studies Podcast
National Native News Podcast
NPR: Latino USA Podcast

Psychology Podcasts:
Feeling Good Podcast by David D. Burns
Speaking of Psychology Podcast
Naked Neuroscience, from the Naked Scientists Podcast
American Journal of Psychiatry Audio Podcast
Jungianthology Podcast

Sociology Podcasts:
WNYC's There Goes the Neighborhood Podcast
Talk the Talk Podcast
Social Science Bites Podcast
Monocle 24: The Urbanist Podcast
AnthroPod: Society for Cultural Anthropology Podcast

Sports & Hobbies Podcasts (Over 600 Titles)

Baseball Podcasts:
MLB Network Intentional Talk Video Podcast
Best Podcast in Baseball Podcast
Baseballholics Anonymous Podcast
ESPN: Fantasy Focus Baseball Podcast
Baseball Historian Podcast

Basketball Podcasts:
NBA.com's Hang Time Podcast
In all Airness: Michael Jordan-era NBA History Podcast
Hardwood Hustle Podcast
CBS Sports Eye On College Basketball Podcast
Almighty Ballin: The Almighty Podcast

Cooking & Wine Podcasts:
Wine for Sophisticated Homies Podcast
What's Cooking with Paula Deen Podcast
Spilled Milk Podcast
Living Homegrown Podcast
Burnt Toast Podcast

Football Podcasts:
NFL Fantasy Live Podcast
Harris Football Podcast
Football Four Podcast
CBS Sports Roughing the Passer Podcast
Around the NFL Podcast

Golf Podcasts:
Golf Strategy School Podcast
Friends of Tiger: A Golf Podcast
Golf Smarter Podcast

Home & Garden Podcasts:
WFIU: Focus on Flowers Podcast
Urban Farm and Garden Podcast
Home Style Green Podcast
GardenFork.TV Video Podcast
Fix It Home Improvement Podcast

Other Hobbies Podcasts:
Under The Hood Automotive Talk Show Podcast
The Two Plus Two Pokercast Podcast
Talking TableTop Podcast
Ready Set Knit Podcast
Photography 101 Video Podcast
IGN Games Podcast
How Sound Podcast
Family Tree Magazine Podcast
Craftcast Podcast
Comic Vine Podcast

Other Sports Podcasts:
Triathlete Training Podcast
The Tennis.com Podcast
MMAjunkie.com Radio Podcast
HBO Boxing Podcast
BBC World Football Podcast

Pets Podcasts:
Healing Pet Loss Podcast
Dog Training Conversations Podcast
Aquariumania: Tropical Fish as Pets Podcast

Technology Podcasts (Over 500 Titles)

Biotechnology Podcasts:
Talking Biotech Podcast
Nature Biotechnology Podcast
Medtech Talk Podcast

Computers Podcasts:
This Week in Computer Hardware Podcast
Talking Machines Podcast
PC Perspective Podcast
LINUX Unplugged Podcast
Apple Time Podcast

Internet Podcasts:
Video Marketing Madness Podcast
The Podcast Method Podcast
Social Media Marketing Podcast
Internet History Podcast
I Teach Blogging Podcast

Technology Leaders Podcasts:
Triangulation Podcast by Leo Laporte
Startup School Radio Podcast
Recode Decode Podcast
Komando On Demand Podcast by Kim Komando
GeekWire Podcast

The Digital Age Podcasts:
Too Embarrassed to Ask Podcast
This Week in Google Podcast
Singularity 1 on 1 Podcast
Raw Data: Worldview Stanford Podcast
PRI: Innovation Hub Podcast
Note to Self Podcast
Komando On Demand Podcast
House of EdTech Podcast
Back to Work Podcast
Analogue Podcast

Travel Podcasts (Over 150 Titles)

Asia Podcasts:
Two White Chicks in China Podcast
Living Japan Podcast
Korea Underground Podcast
Bangkok Podcast
Rick Steves' Iran Video Podcast

Europe Podcasts:
Rick Steves' Paris Audio Tour Podcast
Londonist Out Loud Podcast
Eye on Italy Podcast
Discover Germany: The TV Travel Guide Video Podcast
Bitesize Irish Gaelic Podcast

Travel Stories Podcasts:
Zero to Travel Podcast
Travel Today Podcast
RV Family Travel Atlas Podcast
Rick Steves' Notable Travelers Podcast
Abroaders Podcast

United States Podcasts:
Walt Disney World Today Podcast
Lucky We Live Hawaii Podcast
Las Vegas: Five Hundy By Midnight Podcast
Inside Appalachia Podcast
Boston Downtown Audissey Podcast

 

December 1, 2016

The Charlie Rose Archive is Back Up

We're not sure exactly when it happened, but Charlie Rose's video archive is back up on CharlieRose.com. This archive features over 10,000 interviews with notable authors, entertainers, political figures, business leaders, and more going back to when Charlie Rose started his show in 1991. These videos used to be up on the abandoned video platform Google Video, but when that shut down, the Charlie Rose show moved over to Hulu. On Hulu most of the archive disappeared and the new shows were only viewable in the United States. Now the archive has been restored in its entirety and the videos are hosted and playable right on CharlieRose.com.

Back in 2012 we went through the entire Charlie Rose archive and picked out 350 of the best Charlie Rose interviews to feature on LearnOutLoud.com. We've fixed the links and embeds, and we've put those interviews back up into our free directory:

350 of the Best Charlie Rose Guests on LearnOutLoud.com

We hope to add more of the best of Charlie Rose interviews to our site next year.

We've done a few blog posts on Charlie Rose interviews. He has interviewed many great film directors and actors which we featured in a previous blog post:

Top 10 Charlie Rose Interviews of Film Directors and Actors

Another blog post we did featured videos from the Charlie Rose Brain Series which covers many topics related to the latest findings in neuroscience:

Charlie Rose Brain Series

We'll now feature some of the best of the best guests that Charlie has interviewed over the years. We've separated these by Personal Growth Experts, Business Leaders, Political Figures, Writers, and Entertainers:

Personal Growth Experts:

A Conversation about Nutrition with Dr. Andrew Weil

A Conversation about the Science of Happiness with Martin Seligman, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, and others

An Interview with Steven R. Covey

A Conversation about Health and Disease Prevention with Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen

Business Leaders:

An Hour with Jack and Suzy Welch

An Hour with Management Consultant Jim Collins

A Conversation with Business Guru Tom Peters

A Conversation with Lee Iacocca

A Conversation with Michael Milken & Muhammad Yunus

A Conversation with Jeff Bezos on Amazon.com

The Future with Eric Schmidt, Marc Andreessen, and Bill Gates

An Exclusive Conversation with Warren Buffett (at the start of the 2008 financial crisis)

Political Figures:

An Hour with Illinois Senator Barack Obama on Nov. 23, 2004

A Conversation with Guest Host Judy Woodruff and Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney

A Conversation with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger

An Hour with Mikhail Gorbachev

A Talk with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran

A Discussion on Abortion with Arianna Huffington and Laura Ingraham

A Conversation with Noam Chomsky

An Appreciation of William F. Buckley

Two Conversations with Filmmaker Michael Moore

A Conversation with Bill O'Reilly

Writers:

A Conversation with Author David McCullough

A Conversation with Author Tom Wolfe

A Conversation with Carl Sagan on Pale Blue Dot

Gore Vidal Discusses His Life

An Interview with David Foster Wallace

A Conversation with Author John Updike on The Greatest American Short Stories of This Century

Author Christopher Hitchens on Hitch-22

A Remembrance of Hunter S. Thompson

A Remembrance of Intellectual Susan Sontag

Entertainers:

A Conversation with Opera Singer Luciano Pavarotti

A Conversation with Radio Personality Garrison Keillor

A Conversation with Basketball Legends Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Julius Erving, and Bill Russell

A Conversation with Musician David Bowie

A Conversation with Comedian George Carlin

A Conversation with Rapper Kanye West

A Conversation with Julia Child

A Discussion of the Music Wars on the Internet with Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich and rapper Chuck D of Public Enemy

An Interview with Conan O'Brien on October 20, 1993

A Conversation with Mick Jagger

An Interview with Fred Rogers

An Interview with Terry Gross

Also at the turn of the century Charlie Rose conducted a series of interviews about some of the most important things in the 20th century with all-star guest panels discussing the most formative events, the most important person, the greatest minds, the most influential artists, and the greatest athletes of the 20th century. Here are those specials:

A Discussion about Formative Events of the 20th Century

A Panel Discussion about the Idea of the Most Important Person of the 20th Century

An Hour Panel Discussion about the Greatest Minds and Breakthroughs of the 20th Century

An Hour Panel Discussion about the Most Influential Artist of the 20th Century

A Discussion about the Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century

Enjoy these and many, many more great shows from the modern master of interviews, Mr. Charlie Rose:

350 of the Best Charlie Rose Guests on LearnOutLoud.com

 

September 28, 2016

Watch Frontline: The Choice 2016 - Free PBS Documentary

Watch Frontline: The Choice 2016

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election is Tuesday, November 8th and Americans will soon decide who will be our next President. Each presidential election the PBS series Frontline produces an election special that profiles the two major candidates. Their two-hour special aired last night on PBS and is now available to stream on their YouTube channel. This special covers the biographies of the frontrunners Hillary Rodham Clinton and Donald Trump, and the long and very different paths they took to reach this point. With interviews from biographers and people closest to each of the candidates you get an idea of what has driven these individuals throughout their careers. You'll hear the story of Hillary Clinton and her entry into Democratic politics from her years as first lady of Arkansas and then the United States, to her role as Senator of New York and Secretary of State. You'll also hear about the rise of Donald J. Trump, the wealthy American businessman who came of age in the 1980s and kept his brand alive into 1990s and became a reality TV star in the 2000s. You'll hear about the scandals and hardships they've faced throughout their long lives in the public eye and their persistence through it all in "Frontline: The Choice 2016".

Watch Frontline: The Choice 2016

And just to revisit some history you may want to check out the PBS Frontline documentaries from the past two presidential elections which are also available on YouTube:

Frontline: The Choice 2008

Frontline: The Choice 2012

Also Clinton and Trump sparred in their First Presidential Debate on Monday:

2016 First Presidential Debate: Trump vs. Clinton

In the First Presidential Debate Clinton and Trump touched on issues such as trade, foreign policy, race relations, and other key issues. The 90-minute debate is available on streaming video on YouTube and on MP3 audio download.

For another interesting debate check out this recent debate from Intelligence Squared U.S.:

Blame the Elites for the Trump Phenomenon

In this debate from Intelligence Squared U.S. the two sides argue over who is responsible for the rise of Donald Trump. One side argues that the Trump Phenomenon is due to the elites of both parties ignoring the voice of the declining American middle class. They argue that the political elite's devotion to special interests and their bailouts of the big banks has created frustration in middle America who have not seen much recovery from the financial disaster of 2008. The opposing side blames the voters and the media for the rise of Donald Trump, emphasizing that his rise is largely a response to his stirring up fears about immigration, crime, and terrorism. Neither side are particularly fans of the Trump Phenomenon, but they both offer interesting insight into how this unprecedented candidate has rose to such heights. The two-hour debate is available to stream on YouTube and also is available on MP3 audio download from the Intelligence Squared U.S. website.

 

May 31, 2016

Great Political Debates from Intelligence Squared U.S.

Listen to some informed and civil political debates about issues facing the United States in these great debates from Intelligence Squared U.S.. These Oxford-Style debates set forth a motion and then usually have two people on each side debating for or against the motion. Along with debating back and forth, the participants also each get opening and closing remarks to summarize their viewpoints. The moderator of the debates is author and journalist John Donvan, and he does a superb job of keeping the debates well mannered, intelligent, and moving forward. Each debate generally runs 90 to 100 minutes along with questions from the moderator and from the audience. The audience votes on the motion before the debate and then afterwards. Whichever side changes the most members of the audience to vote for their side by the end is declared the winner. These debates can be watched on YouTube or listened to on MP3 from the Intelligence Squared U.S. website. There is also a 50 minute version of the debate on the Intelligence Squared U.S. website (which is the podcast and radio version). We recommend the full version for the most coherent debates, but either way you'll learn a lot. Challenge your own political beliefs on these complex issues with these intelligent debates!

1. The Two-Party System is Making America Ungovernable

Has the two-party system in America created a toxic dynamic where the most extreme members of each political party can no longer work together? In this debate hosted by Intelligence Squared, Ariana Huffington and David Brooks argue that Democrats and Republicans are stuck in a rotten two party system that forces both sides to obey the party line at the cost of personal beliefs. Their proposed solution is a broader social movement to de-align the two parties and make way for a centrist alternative. In contrast, humorist P.J. O'Rourke is joined by Zev Chafets to argue for how durable the two-party system has remained when put under almost two centuries of stress, and caution against a de-polarized political atmosphere where smaller, single issue-based interests are enabled to fight it out on a national stage.

2. The Rich Are Taxed Enough

In this debate from Intelligence Squared, the two sides square off about the taxation of the rich in the United States and whether they should pay more than they currently do to cover the costs of government spending. Both sides agree that government is running deficits that need to be paid for and that entitlement programs like Social Security and Medicare need reform before they spiral government down into much more debt in the coming decades. The side arguing for the motion suggests the best way to raise revenues is to "broaden the base" of the tax system, to cut out of control government spending, and to cut tax rates so that wealthy individuals will invest more into the economy and boost employment which will in turn boost individual income and generate more in overall taxes. The side arguing against the motion suggests that it is a necessity to raise taxes on the rich because of the current deficits government is running and because a more progressive approach in the tax system is the fair thing to do and will ultimately benefit the growth of the economy. They also argue for closing tax loopholes which have prevented the rich from paying their fair share. Both sides feature economists that throw out a lot of statistics supporting each of their arguments, but the moderator John Donvan tries to get beyond the numbers to the core ideas behind each side.

3. Don't Give Us Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses

The topic of immigration has become a lightning rod for pundits on both sides of the political spectrum. This debate hosted by Intelligence Squared pits two sides in a nuanced argument pro and con over whether or not America is, or should be the place for the world's "Tired", "Poor" and "Huddled Masses", as immortalized by poet Emma Lazarus at the Statue of Liberty. Arguing for stronger immigration Policy, Kris Kobach and Tom Tancredo work to dispel the nostalgia surrounding America's melting-pot roots, arguing that open immigration in the modern world is unsustainable in a welfare state. No stranger to border issues, San Antonio mayor Julian Castro is joined by Tamar Jacoby to argue for effective enforcement that is at the same time consistent with core American values.

4. Obesity is the Government's Business

Obesity has become an epidemic in the United States, but what is the best way of dealing with it. In this Intelligence Squared debate the two sides argue over what role the government should play in confronting this health crisis. The side arguing for the motion that obesity is the government's business, feels that it is time for the government to step up their efforts in educating the public about the causes of obesity and giving the public more opportunities for exercise and health eating. The side arguing against the motion comes from a more libertarian stance that feels the government is not good at accomplishing much and that when it comes to fighting obesity the data isn't there in regards to the programs that it has currently put forth. It's a fun debate over the role of government when it comes to this important issue we are facing.

5. Abolish the Minimum Wage

At some point in anyone's life, the minimum wage is all there is to live on, so how has this 75 year experiment worked out for the American economy? For this debate hosted by Intelligence Squared, James Bernstein is joined by Karen Kornbluh to argue for the moral merits of upholding the minimum wage, stating that it serves as a necessary safety net to ensure that lesser-skilled workers are treated fairly. On the opposite end of the table, Russell Roberts and James Dorn argue that a set wage slows job growth by rendering employees artificially more expensive; this in turn makes it harder for them to find work, and needlessly interferes with an individual's personal bargaining freedom.

6. For a Better Future, Live in a Red State

In this lively debate hosted by Intelligence Squared, two sides argue for and against the claim that the future in America may be brighter if one lives in a more conservative-leaning "Red" state. Arguing for this motion, popular radio host Hugh Hewitt and the Wall Street Journal's Stephen Moore note migration patterns have favored more affordable red states in recent years, leading many to wider job opportunities coupled with a lower cost of living, and clear sense of traditional values. On the other side, former California Governor Gray Davis is joined by centrist pundit Michael Lind, to argue that Blue states are generally more innovative, feature higher quality education and offer a better healthcare infrastructure. Regardless of who's side you prefer, the debate offers an interesting snapshot of the changing interstate dynamics at play in an America that is getting more polarized across ideological lines.

7. It's Time to End the War on Terror

Is the term "War on Terror" an outdated description that has outlived the current state of play in the global effort to curb terrorist activity? For this Intelligence Squared debate, Security expert Peter Bergen is joined by former Obama-administration expert Juliette Kayyem to argue that while terrorism is still very much a threat, the nature of that threat has changed in the decade since September 11th. With Al Qaeda on its last legs, the "War on Terror" calls back to another era, where the American-led fight to abolish Osama Bin Laden's terror network has given way to a more sporadic, less focused enemy. On the flip-side, Micahel Hayden and Richard Falkenrath argue that the legal tools made available when a country is in a declared state of war allows for lawful execution of operations that would otherwise be considered illegal.

8. Income Inequality Impairs the American Dream of Upward Mobility

Listen to a stimulating debate over income inequality in America and whether or not it hinders the mobility of lower or middle income households to be upwardly mobile economically. Both sides agree income inequality is increasing and that upward mobility is not as good as it should be, especially among the poor. But they disagree as to whether income inequality is the cause of this lack of upward mobility. The side against the motion argues that the data is not there to support that upward mobility is declining in America. They feel that the ever-increasing wealth of the top 1% creates incentives and opportunities for the lower and middle classes to rise up the economic ladder. The side arguing for the motion says it is too soon to tell whether future generations are declining in economic mobility since the increasing income gap has only been on the rise since the late 1970s. They plead that common sense shows us a declining middle class and a working poor that is finding it harder and harder to move up the economic ladder as they struggle to make ends meet. They argue that higher taxation of the super rich can be funneled into innovative programs such as education to bring back the thriving middle class in America. It is a well argued debate from both sides with interesting results at the end from the audience that votes on the motion.

9. The Constitutional Right to Bear Arms Has Outlived Its Usefulness

Is the Second Amendment a historic anachronism designed during a time without police and when militias were more important to American national defense? Or does it embody American attitudes towards independence, and remain a vital means of maintaining the security of a free state? In this fierce debate hosted by Intelligence Squared, Alan Dershowitz & Sandy Levinson argue that the right to bear arms would be defined differently if written in 2015, with the basic right of self-defense superseding the specific right to carry weapons. On the opposing side, David Kopel and Eugene Volokh agree that everyone has a basic right to defend themselves, but go further by pressing that the tools necessary (aka. guns) should be explicitly safeguarded for anyone that wishes to use them.

10. Legalize Drugs

Watch this stimulating debate on the motion to legalize drugs. Since the drug war began 30 years ago it has cost the U.S. government $2.5 trillion dollars and has currently locked up over 100,000 nonviolent drug offenders in federal prison. The side arguing for the legalization of drugs points out how the drug war has primarily been waged against minorities and the poor in a disproportionate ratio to drug usage. They argue that drug use does not equal drug abuse, and that many drugs such as marijuana are less harmful to society than the current legal drugs of alcohol and prescription drugs. The side arguing against legalizing drugs points out the detrimental effects some drugs have had on communities such as meth and heroin, and how the drug war has to an extent deterred drug usage. Be sure to wait for the results of this excellent debate from Intelligence Squared U.S.

11. The GOP must Seize the Center or Die

Following the defeat of Mitt Romney in 2012, Intelligence Squared hosted this contentious debate over the future of the Republican party and how it can best win over the electorate. The side arguing for the motion points out that the country is diversifying and changing and that conservatives need to shift their current ideology more towards the center particularly on social issues which have caused fission amongst Republicans. They feel that because Republicans have been so staunchly anti-government, they have become the party of "no" which prevents government from doing much of anything and it has produced exasperation amongst the populace. The side arguing against the motion feels that if conservatives compromise their core principles of limited government and move more towards the center, they will cease to be a viable alternative to the Democrats and they will continue to lose more elections. It's a well carried out debate featuring prominent conservative voices such as David Brooks and Laura Ingraham.

12. Containment Is Not Enough: ISIS Must Be Defeated

Watch or listen to this debate from August 2015 with the motion "Containment Is Not Enough: ISIS Must Be Defeated". In the debate, foreign policy experts argue over what the Obama administration's next steps should be in dealing with ISIS. The side for ISIS being defeated proposes that containing ISIS in the region poses a threat to the surrounding region and the enemies of ISIS around the World, and that this threat will only grow over time. These foreign policy experts do not advocate putting "boots on the ground" of U.S. troops, but they feel a much stronger resolution needs to be put in place to roll back and defeat ISIS. The side for containing ISIS and staying the course with the current U.S. policy, feels that containment is the best option at this time while we wait for the conflict to play out, and that ultimately the turmoil in Syria and Iraq are not our battle to win. They also cite the lack of political will for a full scale war against ISIS in the wake of two wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It's a good debate that helps to make sense out of a very complicated and messy situation in the Middle East and the results of the debate are quite interesting. Towards the end of the debate questions are received from the audience including questions from David Petraeus and Ayaan Hirsi Ali. The debate can be watched on YouTube or downloaded on MP3 from the Intelligence Squared U.S. website.

13. Eliminate Corporate Subsidies

Watch a debate over corporate subsidies in America and whether or not they should be eliminated. In this debate both sides agree that there are some subsidies that are good and there are some subsidies that are bad (such as the unnecessary oil & gas subsidies). But overall each side has differences over whether subsidies are good in general. The side arguing against corporate subsidies says the U.S. government simply cannot afford them, and that the state of corporate welfare in American is favoring big business over small business and making it hard for the little guy. The side arguing for corporate subsidies highlights a lot of areas where subsidies can be helpful in spurring innovation with emerging technologies and lead to great economic success in the future. The results of the debate produce a big swing in opinion in the audience, but we won't give away which way it goes.

14. Abolish the Death Penalty

Is America a culture that lives by the credo "an eye for an eye", or is it becoming apparent that many Americans are rethinking their stance on the Death Penalty? In this passionate debate hosted by Intelligence Squared, Diane Russ Tierny and Barry Scheck argue that killing inmates on death row is an unacceptable risk to innocent lives that any modern society should abolish, going further to cite statistics demonstrating that capital punishment does not lower crime rates, and is racially skewed. On the other side, Robert Blecker and Ken Sheidegger argue that the death penalty should always be an available option for the cruelest offenders, citing rising prison incarceration costs, and basic concepts of human justice as a compelling reason for death to remain the most serious punishment legally possible.

15. Freedom of the Press Does Not Extend to State Secrets

Hear an interesting debate on the freedom of the press and whether or not they have the right under the 1st amendment to publish state secrets. Both sides agree that some state secrets need to be kept such as the identities of spies, nuclear secrets, and other secrets which might obviously endanger the United States. But they disagree as to whether the press or the government has the power to determine the release of other state secrets which may be more controversial. They also debate over new incarnations of "the press" such as the Wikileaks leak from Julian Assange. It's an interesting and sometimes confusing debate over the freedom of the press in this new digital information age.