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The Untold Secrets of Batik

Batik has an enigmatic past, the likes of which could knock out the mystery of the Sphinx in the boxing ring of fashion history. Tune into our fashion history podcast to find out how this fascinating fabric came into being. Read more »

Best Job Ever: Mignon Fogarty, Grammar Girl

Can you imagine learning about grammar for fun? If you said no, then you haven’t heard of Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar Girl. Writer of the podcast, Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing (named the Best Classic Podcast by iTunes in 2009 and 2010), and several great-to-read, highly applauded books, Mignon has put the verve back in verbs and the cool back in commas. Read more »

5 Podcasts Essential for Holiday Traveling

Will you be traveling by plane, train, or automobile this week due to Thanksgiving festivities? If you’re anything like me, playlists and entire albums start to lose their allure after the first few hours, which is why I depend on …

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5 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter in 5 Minutes

There’s no denying our loyalty to the always-engaging stories replete in episodes of This American Life. However, a little variety in one’s podcast repertoire couldn’t hurt, right? We recently polled our fans on Facebook for their favorite podcasts and …

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