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  1. #25 A Jon Hamm Sandwich - 2 Dope Queens - WNYC

    2 Dope Queens is back for season 3! Phoebe and Jessica are kicking it off with a pants-dropping interview with …

    —Huffduffed by mathowie


    The United States Army and the Mississippi River Commission explain the importance of the Mississippi River as a major trade waterway in “Valley of the Giant,” a black-and-white from the 1940s. A map (mark 00:55) shows the Mississippi River and its many outlets as the narrator explains its importance and its reach of over 1 million square miles, draining water from more than 30 states and two Canadian provinces. We listen to the slap of paddle wheels on the river (mark 03:17) and see large freighters and ocean vessels make their way through the water as the narrator continues to explain its importance to shipping, linking the Great Lakes to the Seven Seas. The film shows how the river can overflow its banks during a storm (mark 06:06) damaging the surrounding land and endangering life as we see the massive destruction of the delta that resulted from the 1927 flood (mark 07:37).

    Starting at mark 08:40, the film explores the Army Corps of Engineers’ methods of maintaining it as a safe navigational channel and also details how the Corps has built countless levees, dams, floodways and other protective barriers in order to prevent a reoccurrence of the flood. We learn how engineers in the 1930s straightened portions of the river (mark 14:46) between Memphis and Baton Rouge to allow a straighter flow…

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    Tagged with education

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  3. The end of Temporary Protected Status has big consequences for Bay Area immigrants | KALW

    More than 55,000 immigrants are living in California with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) — a form of humanitarian relief for those whose home countries

    —Huffduffed by stan

  4. Song Exploder | Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Lin-Manuel Miranda breaks down "Almost Like Praying," a song he created to raise funds for Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

    —Huffduffed by mathowie

  5. 037 - Boo Who?

    RS Live at Caveat NYC, Dec 2nd 2017:

    An examination of when, and why, we boo and some encouragement to maybe boo a bit more.

    SOURCES • Dan Rebellato, ‘B is for Booing’ - • Sound Symbolism - • Did The Rite of Spring really spark a riot? - • On the Booing of La Sonnambula - • On the Pleasure of Being Booed, Marinetti in Futurism: An Anthology - • Spectator Booing and the Home Advantage, Greer - • Booing: The Anatomy of Disaffiliative Response, Clayman - • Whipping It Up! An Analysis of Audience Responses to Political Rhetoric in Speeches From the 2012 American Presidential Elections, Bull and Miskinis - • Don’t Boo, Vote -

    • The Emancipated Spectator, Ranciere - • The Theatre of the Oppressed, Boal - • Can Emotions Be Truly Group Level? Evidence Regarding Four Conceptual Criteria, Smith et al - • “Please Clap”: Applause, Laughter, and Booing during the 2016 GOP Presidential Primary Debates, Stewart et al - • Mike Pence Booed at Hamilton -


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    —Huffduffed by mathowie

  6. 2 Dope Queens | WNYC

    Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are funny. They’re black. They’re BFFs. And they host a live comedy show in Brooklyn. Join the 2 Dope Queens, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bunch of other s**t.

    Booking inquiries: chenoae@avalon-usa.comPress Inquires:

    —Huffduffed by mathowie

  7. Roy Wood Jr. on Black Patriotism, Good one

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  8. Disney Parks — Twenty Thousand Hertz

    Theme parks have a way of transporting us to magical places, and sound is

    crucial in maintaining the illusion. From the most action-packed

    attractions to the background music playing between park areas, theme park

    sound designers have thought of it all. In this episode, we speak to Joe

    Herrington and Mike Fracassi, two Disney Imagineers who work to maintain

    the magic for guests of Disney Parks.

    —Huffduffed by mathowie

  9. Heat Rocks, EP 7: Anil Dash on Prince’s “1999” (1982) | Maximum Fun


    Heat Rocks


    Anil Dash

    The album: Prince: 1999 (Warner Bros., 1982)

    This week, we are joined by Anil Dash, the tech entrepreneur and activist whose love for The Purple One is legendary. He takes us into the Heat Rocks deep dive for Prince’s 1999, the album that marked his new wave turn. All three of us share tales of our older family members being scandalized by the sexy-sexiness on the album. Mmmmmm…spicy. 

    More on Prince and 1999:

    The original Rolling Stone album review.

    Prince on the Larry King Show in…1999.

    More on Anil Dash:

    Anil’s "I Am #Transformed" talk, which talks about Prince, technology and a history of South Asian immigration to the USA.

    His guide to listening to Prince on streaming sites.

    Anil’s Website | Twitter

    Show Tracklisting:

    Prince: 1999 "1999"

    Prince: 1999 "Delirious"

    Prince: 1999 "D.M.S.R."

    Michael Jackson Thriller "Thriller"

    Prince: 1999 "Little Red Corvette"

    Prince: 1999 "Lady Cab Driver"

    Prince: 1999 "Something in the Water"

    Prince: 1999 "Free"

    Prince: 1999 "All The Critics Love U in New York"

    If you’re not already subscribed to Heat Rocks in Apple Podcasts, do it here!

    —Huffduffed by mathowie

  10. audioBoom / Episode 27: Adam Buxton

    Where else would you expect to find Brian, David and Dr Buckles, other than gassing away in a fart factory?

    —Huffduffed by clagnut

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