Vicky Sayers is joined by film critic and broadcaster, James Cameron-Wilson, to talk all things quirky. They discuss what makes a “quirky” film, and Vicky reveals a particular favourite of hers. In this special genre they select: 'O Lucky Man!' (1973), 'How to Get Ahead in Advertising' (1989), 'The Truman Show' (1998), 'Being John Malkovich' (1999), 'Raising Arizona' (1987), 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' (2000), 'Amélie' (2001), 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' (2004), 'Stranger Than Fiction' (2006), 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' (2013), and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' (2014). Whatever happened to 'Spirited Away'(2001)?
The original 'Gadgets and Gizmos' with Share Radio's technology editor Steve Caplin - the first of over 300 episodes of our weekly tech programme, originally published on Share Radio's first day of broadcasting, 5th November 2014.
The news that Sarah Green has wrested the constituency of Chesham and Amersham off the Conservatives for the first time in its history merits a look back over the Liberal Democrat's long decline. The centre ground is not an easy place to be in politics, and the new MP has needed the frequent sight of HS2 bulldozers and stormtroopers to get her majority - but she's done it. This look-back over Liberal Democrat history with Simon Rose and Mike Indian was first published in October 2019, just before the last General Election.
Adam Cox is joined by Hephzi Pemberton, CEO of the Equality Group and Author of 'The Diversity Playbook', to discuss how the last year has impacted the UK's understanding of inclusion and diversity. They look at how businesses can tackle institutionalised racism in the workplace and what inspired Hephzi to start the Equality Group, in addition to discussing her new book. https://www.equality.group.
Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. What differentiates one firm from another? Matt Frankel, who reviews discount brokers and robo-advisors for The Ascent (a Motley Fool company), breaks down the important criteria. And Alison digs into the research about how working from home affects productivity.
Adam Cox talks with Karen Darke, who was paralysed from the waist down at the age of 21. She has since become an adventurer, and a paralympian at the Rio Olympics, and helps others to rise from adversity. A geologist who has developed a learning process to assist human development, she describes it with the analogy of alchemy.
Do you find yourself becoming distracted and irritated by things outside your control? If so, this short episode of The Hypnotist could help you to become less bothered by such things. Adam Cox dwells on developing an ability to deal with extraneous things as they are, without allowing them to build up negative stress inside.
Does loyalty pay, or is it just a bizarre concept we have allowed businesses to convince us might exist while they take advantage? As banks and building societies hint at better rates for those who have stuck by them and insurers find themselves forced at regulatory gunpoint to at least not sting existing customers, we look at the loyalty reward and penalty. At what point does the corporate idea of loyalty rewards meet the reality of whether it’s worth sticking with the same provider? Georgie Frost, Lee Boyce and Simon Lambert discuss loyalty, its rewards and its drawbacks on this week’s podcast. Plus, Britcoin, a new idea for the Bank of Mum and Dad and beach huts - are they a cheap property goldmine?
Despite increased fears about inflation the S&P 500 hits a new all-time high. Chewy, RH, and Marvell Technology all post better 1st-quarter results than Wall Street was expecting. Dave & Buster’s pops, Casey’s General Stores drops, Monday.com makes its public debut, and Stitch Fix shows encouraging growth as it gets ready for a new CEO. Jason Moser and Ron Gross analyze those stories and share why Masimo and Accenture are on their radar. Plus, best-selling author and Nobel Prize-winner Daniel Kahneman shares insights from his new book, Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment.
Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves.Are we living in the End Times? Again? Are we falling for a financial bubble? Again? Author William Bernstein is here to expose the roots of human irrationality and the cost of mass mania. Plus, Alison teaches us the poetry of yogababble.