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AIRS Entertainment PodCasts

The following podcast series' all have content designed to keep you entertained.

The table below has a row for each Podcast series. The link in the left column takes you to the web page for the Series.

AIRS Entertainment Podcast Series
Series TitleSeries Description
Accessible Book ReviewsEach week Ann-Marie Lariccia reads you reviews of selected books available from The National Library Service For The Blind and Physically Handicapped.
Alice In WonderlandPrince Bertie, the Frog has commanded Natasha to read the entire book of Alice's adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carrol to YOU! A creation of StoryNory.com
Allure MagazineAllure is the beauty expert, an insiders' guide to a woman's total image, with a print audience of 6.2 million and an average monthly online audience of 4.3 million. Allure's mission is to investigate and celebrate beauty and fashion with objectivity and candor and to examine appearance in a larger cultural context. Through its journalistic approach and high aesthetic standards, Allure delivers content with credentials, which yields unwavering consumer trust. Read to you by Danielle Rayne.
Alt Latino MusicAIRSLA links you to this voyage across the world in search of the best new Rock en Espanol and Latin Alternative music releases. Co-hosts Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd also pay tribute to the pioneers of the genre.
AppleVisAIRSLA Is proud to link you to this series of podcasts providing Apple VoiceOver users with App and feature guidance.
Ars TechnicaMike Paul reads his selections from Ars Technica, a website covering news and opinions in technology, science, politics, and society. It publishes news, reviews, and guides on issues such as computer hardware and software, science, technology policy, and video games.
The AtlanticCarrie Gibson selects and reads articles from The Atlantic, America's foremost source of information on business, politics, culture, technology, food, national and international affairs.
Cool Blind TechAIRSLA is pleased to provide links to Cool Blind Tech podcasts on technology of vital importance to the blind and visually impaired community. Learn More at CoolBlindTech.com.
The Blind Sports PodcastAIRSLA is pleased to provide links to Mike Lloyd's Blind Sports Podcast, the Sports Podcast for the Blind, the Partially Sighted and the Supportive Sightie. Learn More at BlindSportPodcast.com.
Budget TravelUnlike any other publication, Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel brings you travel options that most people never know. The information in every issue can save you hundreds of dollars whenever you travel - wherever you go. It can make the difference between staying at home or taking a dream vacation.
Car and DriverShare Tim McKean's passionate interest in the American dream as he reads articles from Car and Driver Magazine.
Car TalkAIRSLA provides these links to NPR's hilarious weekly radio series "Car Talk" with Tom and Ray Magliozzi.
Catster MagazineVoice artist Darla Middlebrook selects and reads articles from Catster Magazine (formerly Cat Fancy), a journal devoted to the most popular pet in the western world.
Childrens HourA delightful series of entertaining children's tales and books from around the world. Your children, their friends and your children's children will pass many happy hours listening to these stories.
Cooking In The DarkCooking In The Dark is the brainchild of Dale Campbell, of BlindMiceMart.com. Each show leads you through preparation of a delicious meal that's easy and fun to prepare. The preparation is spiced with running commentary and repartee between Dale and his companion, Cheryl and includes a discussion of labor saving kitchen devices and techniques for the visually impaired.
Cooks IllustratedCook's Illustrated is dedicated to finding the best methods for preparing foolproof home-cooked meals. Unlike some glossy cooking magazines, it's staffed with cooks and editors - not food stylists. Their test kitchen - in which they film the public television show, "America's Test Kitchen" - has three dozen full-time test cooks whose job is testing and retesting recipes 20, 30, sometimes 50 times until they can offer you a recipe that will work every time. Not only the HOW - but the WHY of cooking - read to you by Bryan Saulsbury!
CosmopolitanThe Online Women's Magazine for Fashion, Sex Advice, Dating Tips, and Celebrity News - Cosmopolitan. Selected articles are read to you by Jami Cullen.
Cyber BlenderNancy Kaszerman reads you her selections from the websites Slate.com, Salon.com or TheDailyBeast.com. Enjoy current affairs, culture, U.S. Politics, music, books, films and Nancy's entrancing voice.
Daily AIRSThere's something new every day on AIRSLA! Each day of the week our volunteers bring you the topic-of-the day; from foreign news to inspirational messages to tech talk. Tune in every day for these short, topical podcasts.
Disunion, Civil War SeriesOne-hundred-and-fifty years ago, Americans went to war with themselves. Disunion revisits and reconsiders America's most perilous period - using contemporary accounts, diaries, images and historical assessments to follow the Civil War as it unfolded. Listen to Anne LaVoie bring it to life.
Dodger TimeEach week Ken Miller, former Dodger Marketing Executive, goes to various inside sources to bring you the latest news about the team, players, manager, and a little history about Los Angeles' first major league baseball franchise.
EbonyBenita Ellena McShan, known to her fans as "Miss Bee," reads you selected articles from Ebony, the premiere magazine destination for African-American cultural insight, news and perspective.
ESPN MagazineDerek Ross reads his article selections from ESPN, your premier source of sports previews, game simulations and predictions, rumors, and analysis to keep you on top of your game.
EsquireTim Simek reads selections from Esquire Magazine, a men's magazine that takes its content beyond fashion. Topics run a wide range - from beautiful women and interesting men - to sex, new music,and fascinating in-depth pieces on items of national interest.
FilmSpottingThis weekly podcast from Chicago features reviews, interviews, top 5 lists and insightful film talk. It's produced by Telegraph Road Productions, Inc. and stars Adam Kempenaar and Matty Robinson. Find out more at http://www.filmspotting.net/
Food and FamilyJoin Peter Felix for tasty, healthy, easy to prepare recipes. All you need to feed your family and keep them fit and happy.
Food and WineFood and Wine goes way beyond mere eating and drinking. They're on a mission to find the most exciting places, new experiences, emerging trends and sensations. Tune in as Lowell Deo selects and reads articles about recipes, chefs, wines, cocktails, restaurants, travel, home and designs.
Fresh AirAIRSLA is pleased to link you to Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues. It's one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, it features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
GQ MagazineErnesto Sambrano reads you his selections from the definitive men's magazine, with style advice and tips, sexy women, entertainment and culture news, interviews, and more...
High Street BroadcastIn this podcast series, AIRS brings you shows from the fabulous High Street Broadcast of Moorpark, CA. Go to this High Street link to find out more about the live performances of this talented group.
LA MagazineExperience all that the City of Angels has to offer as Tom Weitzel reads you his selections from Los Angeles Magazine.
LA WeeklyThe Los Angeles Weekly runs counter to the trend in many newspapers, to cut investigative journalism to cut costs. This weekly series of articles will give you the inside scoop on important local and national issues.
MacworldAIRSLA is pleased to link you to podcasts of Macworld magazine to keep you abreast of the continuing computer developments being made by the Mac. Macintosh users can rely on Macworld's incisive product reviews, in-depth feature, articles, technical pointers, buying tips and Labs-based performance reports - with specialized updates on desktop publishing, graphics, connectivity and telecommunications.
Mother JonesListen to Trudi Knoedler read articles selected from Mother Jones, an American magazine featuring investigative and breaking news reporting on politics, the environment, human rights, and culture.
Monster TalkPresented by SKEPTIC magazine, MonsterTalk is a free audio podcast that critically examines the science behind cryptozoological (and legendary) creatures, such as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, and werewolves. Evidence is examined according to strict scientific principles.
The MothThe Moth features people telling true, engaging, funny, touching and eye-opening stories from their lives. Hailed as "New York's hottest and hippest literary ticket" by the Wall Street Journal, The Moth has been producing sold-out storytelling shows for over ten years. Stories are told without notes to a live audience by a wide range of people - the best have been captured here.
Motor TrendMotor Trend Magazine provides the motoring enthusiast with road tests, vehicle comparisons, automotive trends, driver's experiences, and The Car of The Year competition. Shelley Stephen reads you her selections from each issue.
National GeographicR.J. Amador selects and reads articles from current issues of the National Geographic Magazine, premier coverage of nature's wonders.
National Geographic KidsOpen the natural world to your children with Danielle Rayne's readings from National Geographic Kids magazine, featuring different people, animals, and places each month with facts, games, activities, and related links.
National Geographic TravelerJim Briscoe selects and reads articles from current issues of the National Geographic Traveler Magazine. Check out new places and plan your dream trips!
New York Times CinemaJoin Brian Taylor as he reads his selections from the comprehensive cinema reviews published in the New York Times.
New Yorker Movie ReviewsJoin Steve Morris as he reads his selections from the comprehensive movie reviews published in the New Yorker magazine.
New Yorker FictionThis podcast, published by The New Yorker, is a series of monthly readings of and/or conversations about fiction from The New Yorker moderated by editor Deborah Treisman. Readers include such luminaries as Tobias Wolff, Nathan Englander and Joyce Carol Oates.
New Yorker Talk of the TownThe New Yorker's "The Talk of the Town" is a miscellany of brief pieces - frequently humorous, whimsical or eccentric vignettes of life in New York - written in a breezily light style, or feuilleton, although in recent years the section often begins with a serious commentary. Carrie Gordon reads you her selections.
NPR BooksThis podcast, published by National Public Radio, consists of book reviews, news and author interviews - for people who love to read...
NPR ConcertsThis unique podcast, published by National Public Radio, presents entire concerts from artists like Blitzen Trapper, Dan Deacon, The Decemberists, Radiohead, Tom Waits, Fleet Foxes, and Neko Case. Some concerts include interviews with the bands. Find out more at npr.org/music.
NPR Science FridayScience Friday, as heard on NPR, is a weekly discussion of the latest news in science, technology, health, and the environment hosted by Ira Flatow. Ira interviews scientists, authors, and policymakers, and listeners can call in and ask questions as well. Hear it each week on NPR stations nationwide!
Old Time RadioIn this podcast series, AIRS brings you the best of old-time radio from the extensive Botar's Old Time Radio web site. About a thousand radio shows are available.
OprahPrem Kishore reads selections from Oprah Magazine, your route to inspiration, guidance and entertainment created by America's most influential woman.
Pacific StandardA refreshing look at the latest developments in Politics, Health, The Economy, The Environment, Culture and Education. Take your pick of articles on these subjects chosen from Pacific Standard and read to you by Jim Hull.
PC MagazineScott Olthoff reads his selections from PC Magazine. Listen in as he painlessly leads you through the complexities of computer literacy.
PC WorldPaul J. Warwick reads selections from PC World magazine, the complete resource on how to select, buy and use PC products and services. Each issue features products rankings, evaluations and ratings, tips, how-to's, consumer advice and step-by-step guides.
People MagazineDanielle Lescure dishes up her weekly selections from that premier source of entertainment industry dirt, People Magazine, from our palatial studio in Tarzana.
Philip MarloweThe Adventures of Philip Marlowe was a radio detective drama starring Van Heflin. Marlowe is a fictional character created by Raymond Chandler in a series of novels. The wisecracking, hard drinking, tough private eye, is from the hardboiled crime fiction originating in the 1920s. AIRSLA is pleased to link you to the Botar podcasts.
PlayboyStephanie Veverka selects and reads some of the fantastic articles featured in Playboy. Unfortunately, she won't read the pictures!
Private EyeRoy Law reads his selections from Private Eye, the UK's number 1 best-selling news and current affairs magazine, edited by Ian Hislop. It offers a unique blend of humour, social and political observations and investigative journalism.
Readers DigestIn this series of podcasts, Darla Middlebrook read you the best of the articles in each months Reader's Digest Magazine.
Real SimpleJudy Rubino reads you selections from her favorite magazine, Real Simple. It's about food, home organization, beauty and style, life and soul, celebrations and all that makes life worthwhile.
RedbookFor nearly 100 years, Redbook has been providing young women with timely and relevant advice. Non-fiction articles explore social issues, parenting, sex, marriage, money, health and psychology while book excerpts and short stories from today's best writers inspire and entertain. Joyleen Spencer presents her Redbook selections for your listening pleasure.
Reminisce MagazineSharon Blumberg reads you her selections from the nation's premier nostalgia magazine. Reminisce celebrates what we loved then and how it shapes our lives now.
Rolling StoneRolling Stone Magazine features music, album and artist news, movie reviews, political, economic and pop culture commentary, videos, photos, and more. David Brower reads you his article selections.
Seattle WeeklyThe Seattle Weekly runs counter to the trend in many newspapers, to cut investigative journalism to cut costs. This weekly series of articles will give you the inside scoop on important local and national issues.
Short StoriesKevin Anderson Yancy shares a wealth of short stories with the listeners of AIRSLA. They encompass a mix of plots and topics, including classics and stories he has authored. We hope you enjoy them.
Splendid TableAmerican Public Media's 'The Splendid Table' is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Hosted by Francis Lam, The Splendid Table podcast contains each week's program in its entirety and is updated every Friday.
Sports IllustratedEnjoy access to the latest sports news read to you by Fred Krimm. There is no more complete, unbiased or accurate coverage of the world of sports than Sports Illustrated.
Star Trek Mission LogMission Log is a Roddenberry Entertainment podcast with the sole purpose of exploring the Star Trek universe one episode at a time. The mission: to explore, debate and discuss one of the largest science fiction phenomena of all time - Star Trek. AIRSLA is pleased to link these logs for our vision-impaired listeners.
Storynory: For KidsStorynory brings you an audio story every week. Each one is chosen by Prince Bertie the Frog and beautifully read by his friends Natasha, Richard and Elizabeth. Let their voices beguile you with classic fairy tales, new children's stories, poems, myths, adventures and romance. Another feature from StoryNory.com.
Sunday PuzzleThe Sunday Puzzle Podcast. NPR's weekly word game. Match wits with "Weekend Edition" puzzle master Will Shortz.
Superman!Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings at a single bound! Look! Up in the sky! Its a bird! Its a plane! Its Superman! Superman, strange visitor from another planet, who came to Earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men. Superman, defender of law and order, champion of equal rights, valiant, courageous fighter against the forces of hate and prejudice, who disguised as Clark Kent, mild mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper, fights a never ending battle for truth, justice and the American way. And AIRSLA links to this Botar podcast to fight a never-ending battle to keep kids of every age abreast of the thrilling 1940's radio scene!
Teen GoddessEnjoy access to all the stuff a teenage girl would want to know with AIRS' special selections from America's premier sources, Teen Vogue, Seventeen Magazine and others!
Tennis WorldShare reader Danielle Lescure's passion for the sport of tennis as she presents articles from "Tennis" and "Inside Tennis" Magazines.
Theater ReviewsThis original podcast series features original theater reviews by Cynthia Citron, theater reviewer for CurtainUp.com, writer for the Santa Monica Daily Press, and Los Angeles Bureau chief for the San Diego Jewish World.
Theater Audio DescriptionsThis podcast series is a listing of theater productions in the Los Angeles area which feature audio descriptions for those having low or no vision. The content is updated whenever new material becomes available.
This American LifeAIRSLA provides these links to NPR's award-winning weekly radio series "This American Life" with Ira Glass.
Vanity FairLet Nancy McLemore lead you through Hollywood, politics, royals, Wall Street, international news, fashion, society, scandal, and real estate - filtered through the exclusive prism of Vanity Fair.
Video Game UpdatesLet Tim Pedersen feed your addiction to the latest and greatest video games - you know you want to! Seriously, Tim selects and reads articles on popular games to inform your buying decisions.
We The PeopleA weekly balanced conversation with leading scholars of all viewpoints on contemporary and historical topics about the United States Constitution.
WestwaysKathy Jacinto reads you selections from the Automobile Club of Southern California's magazine, Westways.
Wine SpectatorJim Gosney selects articles from Wine Spectator, a lifestyle magazine that focuses on wine and wine culture. Content includes news, articles, profiles, general entertainment pieces and hundreds of wine reviews, ratings and tasting notes.
Womans WorldLorie Ballman reads you her selections from Woman's World, a weekly women's interest magazine that offers great information about featured subjects, weight loss, food and nutrition, relationships and more relatable topics for busy women of all ages.
Womens HealthDawnn Leary reads you her selections from Women's Health, a magazine for women who are smart, positive, active, stylish, sensational and funny; and who see living healthy as an emotional and physical process.

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