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Kurt Vonnegut

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Episode 48: Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut

The Great Stories

Trev Downey reads and then discusses Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut


11 Oct 2022

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Daisy Edgar-Jones, Where the Crawdads Sing, Notre Dame on Fire, She Will, Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck In Time

Kermode & Mayo’s Take

Simon talks to actress Daisy Edgar-Jones, of ‘Normal People’ fame, who stars in ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ - the new film adaptation of Number One best-selling book by Delia Owens. Plus Mark reviews ‘Notre Dame on Fire’, based on the real-life disaster that took place in August 2019, documentary ‘Kurt Vonnegut Unstuck in Time’ - about the life of the beloved American writer, and ‘She Will’ - a psychological horror, by debut director Charlotte Colbert. Mark and Simon read out email from Tim Clayton about the single-screen cinema called Kino Astra in Oborniki Slaskie, Poland – if you’d like to find out more you can visit: https://kinoastra.pl/o-nas/ You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or find us on our social channels. A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare  money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 21mins

22 Jul 2022

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Bernard Keane's Canberra, Sri Lankan update and Kurt Vonnegut documentary

Late Night Live - Full program podcast

Bernard Keane with the latest on Auspol, Sri Lanka's presidential decision, and a friend and fellow film-maker's take on Kurt Vonnegut.


18 Jul 2022

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Hildur Guðnadóttir, National Plan for Music Education, Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time

Front Row

Oscar winning Joker composer Hildur Guðnadóttir talks about her new commission for the BBC Proms, inspired by political division, and the difference between writing for films and games, ahead of the first BBC Prom devoted to gaming music. To discuss the government's National Plan for Music Education for schools in England, Tom is joined by Catherine Barker from United Learning, Colin Stuart from the Incorporated Society of Musicians, and Jimmy Rotheram, a music teacher at Feversham Primary Academy in Bradford. Curb Your Enthusiasm director Robert Weide on his decades long friendship with the American novelist Kurt Vonnegut, which has resulted in his new feature documentary film, Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time. Presenter: Tom SutcliffeProducer: Timothy Prosser


12 Jul 2022

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The Big Trip Up Yonder - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Science Fiction - Daily Short Stories

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16 Jun 2022

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Environmental Anarchy w/ the Kurt Vonnegut of International Relations: Interview w/ Dr. Mark Beeson | Ep. 116

The Un-Diplomatic Podcast

In this episode of the Un-Diplomatic Podcast, Dr. Van Jackson interviews Dr. Mark Beeson about his new book, Environmental Anarchy: Security in the 21st Century. They talk about doing international relations in an era of climate crisis, Asian security, the promise and perils of Marxist theory, the problem of neoliberalism, progressive alliances with realists, democracy on the back foot, and much more.Environmental Anarchy: Security in the 21st Century: https://bristoluniversitypress.co.uk/environmental-anarchyOur conversation on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0-TyJ6HJnU&t=2519s

1hr 33mins

13 Apr 2022

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152 After I Do by Taylor Jenkins Reid, The Novels of Kurt Vonnegut Pt 3 (1985-1997), & Step Up 3D Preview

I Love This, You Should Too

Samantha Hees recommends the novel After I Do by Taylor Jenkins Reid, Indy Randhawa has short reviews of the last novels of Kurt Vonnegut, including Galapagos, Bluebeard, and Timequake, and we preview next week’s feature Step Up 3D! Plus NPR voices, French serial killer Gilles de Rais, relationship advice, shirt predictions, and more!Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (/ˈvɒnəɡət/;[1] November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007) was an American writer. In a career spanning over 50 years, he published 14 novels, three short story collections, five plays, and five nonfiction works, with further collections being published after his death. Step Up is an American romantic dance film multi-media franchise created by Duane Adler for the first film in the series, Step Up (2006). The franchise includes five films and a television series. The series has received generally mixed reviews from critics. It has grossed a collective total of $651 million. Taylor Jenkins Reid, After I Do: https://taylorjenkinsreid.com/books/after-i-do/


11 Apr 2022

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Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

Mean Book Club

MBCers! This week we read Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut, or as Sarah calls it Breakfast for Champions. Also known as Goodbye Blue Monday, BOC is not only a champion in title, it's also a CHAMPION of the NYTs bestseller list. (56 weeks!) But why?Mean Book Club is four ladies (UCB, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) who read, discuss and whine about NYT bestselling books that have questionable literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute. New podcast every other Tuesday!Here’s the book list for Season 12:- You by Caroline Kepnes- You Are a Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero- The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James- It's Not About the Bike by Lance Armstrong- The Grace Year by Kim Liggett- Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut- My Dark Vanessa by Elizabeth Russi- Bringing Up Bébé by Pamela DruckermanSend any future book suggestions to meanbookclub@gmail.com! Follow us on the socials @meanbookclub! We’re yelling!Rate, like, subscribe, and check out our Patreon page at patreon.com/meanbookclub to become a true patron of the mean arts.CREDITS:Hosted by Sarah Burton, Clara Morris, Johnna Scrabis, & Sabrina B. Jordan.This episode was produced and edited by Johnna Scrabis.Special thanks to FSM Team for our theme song, "Parkour Introvert." You can get it here: https://www.free-stock-music.com

1hr 34mins

22 Mar 2022

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Prequel to Slapstick of Another Kind - The Handmaiden Fan Reaction, Kurt Vonnegut

This Film is Lit

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16 Feb 2022

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Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck In Time

Kurt Vonneguys

Alex Schmidt and Michael Swaim, the original Kurt Vonneguys, are back to break down the new documentary 'Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck In Time'! If this isn't nice, what is?The documentary is by co-directors Robert B. Weide and Don Argott. Here's its website and how to watch: https://www.vonnegutmovie.com/Vonneguys news: we're still returning once more, in 2022, for an episode about 'The Writer's Crusade' by Tom Roston. Find out more about that book here: www.abramsbooks.com/product/writers…_9781419744891/SEGMENTS:Franken-Time (00:02:15)Summary Time (00:26:00)Highlight Reel (00:37:57)Vonne-MEH (00:56:30)The Meat (01:03:55)Robert B. Weide-grades (01:17:15)Related Reading (01:22:45)Vonnegut News (01:35:07)LINKS for Related Reading:'Life Itself' documentary: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2382298/'Meeting People Is Easy' documentary: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0195909/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0'Too Funny To Fail' documentary, streaming on Hulu: https://www.hulu.com/movie/too-funny-to-fail-the-life-death-of-the-dana-carvey-show-c6c29995-0c40-4442-aed6-156bd11e2d9e'The Brothers Vonnegut' by Ginger Strand: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780374536534'The Century Of The Self' documentary series: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0432232/LINKS for background about this documentary:Library Of America interview with Robert B. Weide: https://www.loa.org/news-and-views/1917-kurt-vonnegut-at-100-with-robert-weidetranscript of the "Why a duck?" scene in 'The Cocoanuts' (1929): https://www.marx-brothers.org/whyaduck/info/movies/scenes/whyaduck.htmIMDb listings for Robert B. Weide: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004332/?ref_=tt_ov_wrIMDB listings for Don Argott: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0034531/?ref_=tt_ov_dr'Kurt Vonnegut: Letters', edited by Dan Wakefield: https://bookshop.org/books/kurt-vonnegut-letters/9780385343763'The Brothers Vonnegut' by Ginger Strand: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780374536534Review from RogerEbert.com: https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/kurt-vonnegut-unstuck-in-time-movie-review-2021Review from Variety: https://variety.com/2021/film/reviews/kurt-vonnegut-unstuck-in-time-review-robert-b-weide-1235115093/Review from NPR: https://www.npr.org/2021/11/17/1056477983/kurt-vonnegut-unstuck-in-time-remains-faithful-to-the-authors-spiritReview from the Los Angeles Times: https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/movies/story/2021-11-18/review-kurt-vonnegut-unstuck-in-time-robert-b-weide-don-argott

1hr 37mins

8 Feb 2022