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Spectacle: Las Vegas

Las Vegas artist brings a unique perspective to the new podcast on the city’s past.

The Spectacle series analyzes the cultural and societal implications of your guilty pleasures. The series simultaneously celebrates and critiques the media, people, and places that define us, from reality TV to true crime.

Las Vegas: Season 2

The city has defined popular culture for decades. An oasis in the desert, a mirage — an adult playground with casinos, showgirls, and buffets. How did Vegas become “Sin City”? Season 2 of Spectacle explores the fabulous, incorrigible Las Vegas, from the origin of shotgun weddings to film portrayals of the mob era to the social engineering behind mega-casinos.

SEASON 1: Reality-TV

While reality TV is often dismissed as guilty pleasures, lowbrow, or even trash, you probably have heard of Kim Kardashian, Snooki, and Lisa Vanderpump. From racial tensions on The Real World New York to gender dynamics on The Bachelor, reality television has become a place to watch social and political issues unfold in real-time over the past 30 years. Join host Mariah Smith as she tackles the history of the genre one show at a time, revealing how it’s shaped our culture and its shape.

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Podcast series to focus on Africa’s accelerator, incubator scene

A three-part podcast series will be released in July by Disrupt Africa, analysing the continent’s accelerator and incubator space, discussing its impact, exploring niches, and looking at its future. Recently, Disrupt Podcast has released a number of focused series, including ones on venture capital and e-commerce, as well as the regular “The month in VC” […]

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One Big Question Podcast

Gregory L. Fenves has spent nearly four decades in higher education and still has an almost obsessive interest in learning. At Emory, he is surrounded by some of the world’s most brilliant minds. They suggested Greg get a microphone and some gear and ask Emory experts about society, the future, and the challenges we face, […]

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“Revolutionary War Rarities.”

 In the Tennessee Valley, a group has brought an old story to a new audience on a new platform. The podcast ‘Revolutionary War Rarities’ is a brand new one, and it was produced by two members of the Tennessee Valley chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. History Extra One Big Question Podcast

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