Podcasts You May Listen in 2018

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We are all having playlist in our Spotify, Apple Music, you name it. In this matter, ears are very easy to catch the knowledge then why we stuck in just listen to the music or even listen to your favorite subscriptions on YouTube? Podcast isn’t a new thing but for me I started listening to podcasts last year in early 2017. And I found it very enjoyable and easy to digest. Here are some podcasts that you may want or consider to listen / subscribes in 2018:

Tiny Leaps, Big Changes

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Gregg Clunis’s podcasts are usually a few minutes episode, with insightful day-to-day behaviors advice on anxiety, stress, motivation and procrastination. Tiny Leaps is antithesis of real actionable advice; every episode has tiny steps you can take to make marginal improvements of personal development.

Terrible, Thanks for Asking

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This is not for everyone, if you want talk-real-life-discussion and drama, you might enjoy the show. This podcast hosted by Nora McInerny Purmont is all about people opening up their feelings and a painful experience that they’ve had. Its an honest, engrossing, well-produced to us to learn how really listen to others problem and learn from it.

Homecoming

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If you want a dose of culture, Homecoming is a great psychological thriller that is so gripping with scripted and star-studded that feels like a movie when you listen the series. Told largely through series of phone calls and taped therapy sessions, make Homecoming thrills like no others.

Welcome to Night Vale

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A radio drama that takes place in the fictional town of Nightvale, this great for you fans of the weird and funny. A twice-monthly fiction podcast from the town of Night Vale, where every conspiracy theory is true.

Alice Isn’t Dead

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Best for creeping yourself out. A series of audio diaries by a truck driver in her search across country for his wife who had long assumed was dead.

Sound Matters

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The name reveals the purpose itself. The sounds of the world around us. It tools at how we listen to sounds, the stories we tell, and the ideas, inventions, discoveries, possibilities around sounds. The episodes have discussed how sound affects memory, life, and something like that. Very fresh pick if you want to know how is the power of sounds.

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know

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Stephen Dubner’s talk show which particularly becomes a podcast. The set of live audiences are invited on stage to tell speakers what they don’t know. Each episode has new group of presenters and themes, it’s a real time human conversation.

TED Radio Hour

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Yeah for sure this is for those who watch TEDx talks. Listen to them instead when you’re on your way to office or between meeting hopping presented by Guy Raz, recent episodes include how Big Data will reshape the world and why we lie. Pretty common… in TED senses.

Reveal

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If you are a news reader and want to be informed. Hosted by Al Letson and produced by some of the most talented journalist in the biz out of the Center for Investigative Reporting. (Definitely not for me, but still trying)

Good Hang

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It’s a susceptible to listen yet good-humored podcast hosted by Jon and Nathan talk about pop culture, current events, and anything, pretty everything that tickles some fancies. We are entering boys talk about knowledge in television, movies, games, comic books, with engaging conversation. Listening to them is fun. Especially in the morning before you start your day!

Note To Self

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Hunts for the smart choices that will help you live and think more productively. Manoush Zomorodi speaks to people; including tech industry leaders and school teachers to talk about how technology can better influence our lives. We all know for sure, but are you curious that “Can your phone make you better in bed?”

Podluck

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Ay halo Indonesia! Podluck is the new program from Catalyst Arts talk about new events, knowledge about art and visual, design, illustration and all different kind of art. If you are looking for art updates around the country. Awesome start for local podcast! I am thrilled!


Note: These podcasts are mostly available on Apple Podcast, Spotify, or Soundcloud. Very easy to get, no hassle. Thus, you could learn how to listen well, if you know what I intended.

Sunday Movie: Brimstone

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Set in wide-open-19th-century spaces, it’s a two-and-a-half-hour sadomasochistic Western domestic horror film divide in four chapters. The theme of film is about the evil of incest. Dutch-immigrant preacher from hell, Guy Pearce and Dakota Fanning starring as his daughter, who he explicitly wants to marry.

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Which he thinks it’s God’s will, he cites the Bible story of Lot and his daughters to prove it. The film opens with chapter one called Revelation, when a frontier wife – Fanning – plays Liz with a daughter and stepson; she’s also mute, speaks in sign language. The hell of Liz started when the family goes to church and the new preacher shows up. The preacher is called the Reverend.

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Liz knows she and her family are in great danger. Wrongly accused of a crime she didn’t commit, Liz is hunted by vengeful Preacher telling Liz that he has to punish her.

Brimstone is that the more the film moves into the past, the closer it gets into heart of darkness. When domestic sexual abuse of the past of life brings the future punishment and judgement of the lone survivor, Liz, but then Reverend calls it “love”. Such a one creepy spark of grotesque suspense.

The theme may be termed sexuality abusive, is that incest of demon of any of young girl could imagine of her very-own-home-nightmares.

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Watch trailer

Last call watch Brimstone at GoetheHaus Jakarta 14th May 2017, 19:30.

 

 

Yesterday

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Have you told me as many funny things?
Or are you having fun?
Bitter coffee and sugar cookies,
dandelions, and juicy grapes,
denim jacket and red silk,
memories, and what it’ll become
Have you just forgotten
everything that passed?

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Once, or twice, in a thrice

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Puff, it’s gone.

“Yesterday love was such an easy game to play. Now I need a place to hide away. Oh, I believe in yesterday.”

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November 2016