Nerdist Podcast 161: Stephen Merchant

Nerdist visit Stephen Merchant co-creator of The Office, Extras and Lifes Too Short to chat about Wheatley, his upcoming TV shows, Karl Pilkington, and going on a milk bender.

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Citizen Radio: Russell Simmons on veganism, Occupy Wall Street, and more

In Episode #461 of Citizen Radio,  Russell Simmons joins Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny of Citizen Radio to discuss the Occupy Wall Street movement, Occupy The Dream, veganism, his credit card, and the greatest hip-hop label of all time Def Jam.

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The Reflex Blue Show #84: Allan Haley Interview

Allan Haley of Monotype Imaging knows more about letters than many of us ever will. He joins The Reflex Blue Show to talk about MonoType Imaging, web fonts, how to become a type designer and the hardest letter in the English alphabet to design.

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The Art Of Photography Episode 80 : Making a Portfolio Website

Ted Forbes is surprised at how many really great photographers fall short when it comes to their website. This is the first in a multi-part series on websites for photographers.

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Jenna Fischer, Jack Handey, Video Game Picks and Kasper Hauser

Jenna Fischer of the US version of The Office talks about her totally-made-up-sounding first acting gig in LA, and what all the actors are doing on their computers when they’re in the background of a shot. The very real Jack Handey talks about his days as Steve Martin’s neighbor, and how he writes Deep Thoughts.

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Stuff You Missed in History Class: Henry Howard Holmes and the Mysteries of Murder Castle, Part 1

Herman K. Mudgett used corpses to commit insurance fraud. In 1886, he moved to Chicago under the alias Henry Howard Holmes. In 1888, Holmes started constructing a building with secret passageways and an airtight vault. What was it all about?  Careful containers spoilers!

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5 Live Special Podcast: Culture Club

No, not a podcast featuring Boy George ,Culture Club from the 5 Live team examines how footballers from around the globe adjust to life in the UK – some to great success others to epic failure.

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Random Tape Podcast: Posterity

Hows about this for a podcast? Admitedly, we found it difficult to categorise.  David Weinberg wore a wire for several years and secretly recorded his life. He recently produced a story about this period in my life for the radio show Wiretap.

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The Moth Podcast: Steve Zimmer & Kirby Adams

If you’re not familiar with The Moth, it was founded in 1997 and is a New York-based non-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. Basically, its live story telling of real-life stories. This one grabbed our attention as it has something we suffered from – an addiction to Tetris!  Also a 9-year-old Olympic hopeful starts an unauthorized exercise regimen.

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TED: Lisa Harouni: A primer on 3D printing (2011)

We’ve been fascinated by the rise in popularity of 3D printing, almost to the point of purchasing our own Makerbot. 2012 the year that 3-d printing becomes accessible and even commonplace. Lisa Harouni gives a useful introduction to this amazing way of making things — including intricate objects once impossible to create.

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Astronomy Cast Epsiode 246: What if Something Was Different?

Take a facts-based journey through the universe with the Astronomy Cast. This episode explores the impact our moons, Sun and placement in the Milky Way have on our planet and the evolution of life on our planet. But what if things were different? What would be the implications?

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NPR Planet Money – Katy Perry’s Perfect Year

Katy Perry had an amazing year in 2011, hitting the US number one spot five times, and the most played of any artist on the radio, a truly remarkable achievement.  But in todays music business what does that mean to the record label Capital / EMI. How much did the label spend on Katy Perry? And how much did they make?  Planet Money attempts to find out.

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Frank Skinner Podcast – Relationship Hit-man with Holly Walsh

Frank Skinner, Alun Cochrane and guest Holly Walsh discuss, yo-sushi, relationship hit-men, Simon Cowell’s return to the Britain’s Got Talent TV show and what people would pay someone to do for a fiver!

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This Week in Startups Episode 224: Aaron Levie of Box

Box CEO and co-founder Aaron Levie joins Jason Calacanis in a special Palo Alto episode to talk founding, funding and the power of consumer choice.

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The Bugle Podcast 179 – Playas gon play

The new era of The Bugle is here.  Having being dropped from their regular spot from The Times website the podcast has now been released into the wild. John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman, the transatlantic region’s leading bi-continental satirical double-act, leave no hot potato unbuttered in their worldwide-hit weekly topical comedy show.

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