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  1. John Roderick | gmc, ford, audi, motorcycles | CarStories Podcast

    John Roderick is a podcaster, a musician, a world traveler, raconteur, futurist, ethnobotanist, autodidact, almost civil servant, motorcyclist, ice racer and comic book character. Also, more of those are true than you’d believe. Anyway, John is an incredible g


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  2. 1Wendy Kline – Psychedelic Birth: The Countercultural Politics of Pain | Backdoor Broadcasting Company

    Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017

    Room G15 and G16

    Birkbeck Main Building

    Birkbeck, University of London

    Torrington Square

    London WC1E 7HX

    The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with the Birkbeck Trauma Project presents:

    Gender and Pain in Modern History

    In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and pain, showing that for the vast majority of ailments, women reported significantly higher levels of pain (approximately twenty per cent higher) than men. In a variety of historical contexts, the female body has been associated with heightened sensitivity of various types. These images were borne out by cultural representations of female delicacy. However, female bodies have also been singled out for their ability to bear heightened pain, especially during childbirth. Representations of male stoicism (or perceived lack thereof) in the face of pain have also been a powerful image in many contexts. Women and men have long been thought to experience bodily sensations including discomfort and pain in a variety of culturally and historically specific ways: pain has routinely been gendered.

    This two-day conference focuses on the historical relationship(s) between gender and pain between the early modern period and the present day. It aims to foster discussion among experts working on women’s history, the history of masculinity, and the history of gender; the history of science, health, and medicine; and the history of the body, with perspectives from a variety of national contexts and disciplinary backgrounds.

    Keynote 3:

    Professor Wendy Kline (Purdue University)  – Psychedelic Birth: The Countercultural Politics of Pain

    Introduction by Professor Joanna Bourke (Birkbeck):







    Lisa Smith – Imagining the Hidden: Inexpressible Suffering in the Eighteenth Century

    March 25, 2017

    BdBC - René



    Howard Caygill - Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels - Session 3

    March 27, 2017

    BdBC - René


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  3. 407: “Love is like a terrifying blanket” (Toronto)

    Frances writes love letters to a stranger, Tish vists planet Grammar, Matthew buys a discount turkey burger, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac in Toronto.

    This episode is brought to you by the CAMH One Brave Night for Mental Health challenge. On April 7, people across Canada will share one night to inspire hope for the 1 in 5 Canadians living with mental illness in any given year. You can step up and stay up to defeat mental illness. Visit http://onebravenight.ca/grownups to register now.

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  4. Slavoj Žižek with Tavis Smiley (March 1, 2017)

    Slavoj Žižek with Tavis Smiley (March 1, 2017)

    Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5udUpycu0Y
    Downloaded by http://huffduff-video.snarfed.org/ on Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:22:07 GMT Available for 30 days after download


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  5. Would-be Climate Tinkerers Shun Federal Funding Under Trump : NPR

    The controversial study of climate engineering — aka deliberately messing with Earth’s temperature — was finally starting to regain a measure of respectability. And then came President Trump.


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  6. Measuring The Impact Of Rolling Back Environmental Regulations : NPR

    President Trump’s environmental order proposes rolling back regulations. David Greene speaks with John Larsen of the Rhodium Group about the impact those rollbacks could have on emissions levels.


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  7. Democrats And Republicans Dig In For Political Fight Over Gorsuch : NPR

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has called on his fellow Democrats to filibuster the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, setting up a showdown that could undo Senate tradition.


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  8. Cokie Roberts Answers Your Questions About Intelligence Committees : NPR

    As House and Senate Intelligence Committees investigate Russian meddling in the U.S. election, commentator Cokie Roberts answers listener questions about the history of intelligence hearings.


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  9. Hugh Hewitt On What’s Next For Trump’s Agenda : NPR

    Rachel Martin speaks with conservative commentator and radio host Hugh Hewitt about how the Trump White House and congressional Republicans plan to move their agenda forward.


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  10. First Episode Of ‘All Things Considered’ Is Headed To Library Of Congress : The Two-Way : NPR

    The NPR program’s inaugural 1971 broadcast has been added to the National Recording Registry, alongside other "aural treasures" like Judy Garland’s "Over the Rainbow." Take a listen to the first show!


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