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Ellen Pekilis


Information omnivore, seeks podcasts that shine a light on the human story in the big picture issue. Love the edges where disciplines touch: science, business, women, food, writing, history, design. But NO true crime. EVER. Except about food.

Episode Recommendations (369)

epekilis recommended:Jul 6th

By day, inventor of the Xbox, particle physicist and corporate CEO. By night, amateur Egyptologist who translates hieroglyphs for fun (and it turns out they really are fun). On Sundays he bakes bread to blow off steam. This is what happens when a person of enormous intellect, ferocious curiosity a...Show More

I thought this episode was:

😊 Delightful
😲 Fascinating
💬 A great conversation
🕵️‍ Well-researched

Gastroegyptology (BREAD BAKING) with Seamus Blackley

by Ologies

epekilis recommended:Jul 6th

“Their [women’s] labour was valued...their minds, not so much.” Margaret Brent immigrated to Maryland in 1639 to escape Catholic oppression in England. She was a wealthy landowner, never married and became the first female lawyer in the 13 colonies. As a landowner she sought the right to vote, but...Show More

I thought this episode was:

💡 Educational
💪 Inspirational
🕵️‍ Well-researched

Episode 10: In 1648, this Trailblazing Feminist Demanded Her Right to Vote

by Historium Unearthia: History's Lost and Untold Stories

epekilis recommended:Jul 4th

Totally relate to this episode. My daughter and her friends roundly mocked this song, as well as a similar tune called “Sweatshirt” by a very young boy named Jacob Sartorius. And yes, I thought it was catchy even if the words were inane. Pop songs frequently have silly lyrics; this didn’t seem wor...Show More

I thought this episode was:

💛 Honest

Gotta Get Down on Friday

by Decoder Ring

Curated Playlists (17)

My favorites 💛

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Favourite Food Podcasts

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