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In Our Time: Culture
Popular culture, poetry, music and visual arts and the roles they play in our society.
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4.5 stars from 1,425 ratings
Original and best
Of all the podcasts out there, this is imho the best. Diverse, informative, fascinating. Great guests speaking passionately about their own subjects. MB leading us through with direction and humour. Love the few extra minutes at the end 😀
Bimblestar via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/09/24
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Everything about this podcast was ...wonderful! I felt in the presence of C. S. Lewis's spirit and wanted the narrative to just keep coming. My thanks for your efforts.Read full review »
Anonymous 919 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 04/16/24
Solveig Valkonen
The topics and guests are wonderful, but why does Melwin so often Interrupt the guests midstream?
solveig valkonen via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/14/23
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