Podcasts

Smarty Pants

Here for the Beer

Here for the Beer

Exploring ancient ales and fermentation re-creations

Stephanie Bastek

Positively Sweaty

Positively Sweaty

Why perspiration is the essence of life

Stephanie Bastek

Skin Deep, Only Deeper

Skin Deep, Only Deeper

How people have used makeup to define—and defy—their roles in society

Stephanie Bastek

The Feminine Critique

The Feminine Critique

Jessica Hopper shines a spotlight on the too-often-overlooked women of rock history

Stephanie Bastek

Shelling Out

Shelling Out

What seashells reveal about the future of the ocean—and our own past

Stephanie Bastek

The Devils’ Books

The Devils’ Books

What the publishing habits of the 20th century’s dictators reveal

Stephanie Bastek

Listening to the Trees

Listening to the Trees

What the forest can teach us about ourselves

Stephanie Bastek

Has Electronic Dance Music Lost Its Soul?

Has Electronic Dance Music Lost Its Soul?

From acid house to deadmau5

Stephanie Bastek

Eat, Pray, Love Like an Ancient

Eat, Pray, Love Like an Ancient

Why we should care about Epicurus

Stephanie Bastek

The Author’s Accomplice

The Author’s Accomplice

Susan Bernofsky on the art of translation

Stephanie Bastek

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Read me a Poem

“Remember” by Christina Rossetti

“Remember” by Christina Rossetti

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“We Wear the Mask” by Paul Laurence Dunbar

“We Wear the Mask” by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“To Licinius” by Horace

“To Licinius” by Horace

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“If China” by Stanislaw Baranczak

“If China” by Stanislaw Baranczak

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“The Innocence of Solomon” by Nick Joaquin

“The Innocence of Solomon” by Nick Joaquin

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“On the Birth of a Son” by Su Tung-Po

“On the Birth of a Son” by Su Tung-Po

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“Letter to the Front” by Muriel Rukeyser

“Letter to the Front” by Muriel Rukeyser

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“Those Who Pass Between Fleeting Words” by Mahmoud Darwish

“Those Who Pass Between Fleeting Words” by Mahmoud Darwish

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“Sunflower Sutra” by Allen Ginsberg

“Sunflower Sutra” by Allen Ginsberg

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“A Ritual to Read to Each Other” by William Stafford

“A Ritual to Read to Each Other” by William Stafford

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

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Americans in Paris

A Conversation with Claude Grunitzky

A Conversation with Claude Grunitzky

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Mira Kamdar

A Conversation with Mira Kamdar

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Lindsey Tramuta

A Conversation with Lindsey Tramuta

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Jordan Mintzer

A Conversation with Jordan Mintzer

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Lauren Collins

A Conversation with Lauren Collins

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Mathieu Lefevre

A Conversation with Mathieu Lefevre

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with James McAuley

A Conversation with James McAuley

Thomas Chatterton Williams

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The Word—and Weird—of God

The Word—and Weird—of God

By Jayne Ross

An excerpt from A Most Peculiar Book: The Inherent Strangeness of the Bible by Kristen Swenson
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