I Know, You’d Never Even Think: Ratburger’s Got the Podcast Links

Here at Ratburger, the foremost site for civil discussion on the Internet, unencumbered by  adverts, pop-ups, glacial page loading times, and censors, we don’t (yet) have our own podcasts.  But we listen to them, from time to time.  And now, you can find all of your favourite podcasts right here, without frequenting legacy sites.

There’s a new drop-down on the Activity item on the main menu, “Podcasts”.  It displays a page (or pages, depending upon how many are shown), with links to the most recent two episodes of podcasts followed by Ratburger members.  When you click on the link, you’ll be taken to the site which hosts the podcast; each site may have its own interface to play, download, or otherwise consume its content.  Once you click, it’s on them, not on the rat on a bun.

I have populated this list with podcasts to which I regularly listen.  If you have other podcasts you’d like to add to the feed, please include them in the comments.  In order to be included, the podcast must have a publicly-accessible RSS feed.  Most podcasts do, but it can be challenging to find it.

If this feature proves popular, I may make it more visible than its present state of buried in a sub-menu.

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Author: John Walker

Founder of Ratburger.org, Autodesk, Inc., and Marinchip Systems. Author of The Hacker's Diet. Creator of www.fourmilab.ch.

15 thoughts on “I Know, You’d Never Even Think: Ratburger’s Got the Podcast Links”

  1. I have added these.  It’s amazing how difficult podcast publishers make it to find the RSS feeds which allow other sites to syndicate their content (with attribution and a back-link to the site of origin).

    But still, we persist.  All of these podcasts are now available from our aggregation link.

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  2. I’m not really a podcast person. Even so, this sounds like a good idea, and if I was a podcast person, I know I would appreciate it.

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  3. I am a podcast person, but at this point I’d rather lick razor blades than listen to any political podcast. Shrug.

    Fortunately I also have an interest in the “unexplained,” which is mostly another way to say “nonsense.”

    That said, here are a few links to podcasts I find interesting enough to listen to. And thanks to Churchill for making me feel good- wo-o-o-o feelings- about ending that sentence with a preposition.

    https://www.skeptic.com/podcasts/monstertalk/

    A skeptical take on various paranormal pop-mysteries like bigfoot and UFOs and even why some people believe the ivory-billed woodpecker isn’t extinct.  I hope they’re right.

    http://www.astonishinglegends.com/podcasts/

    Entertaining discussions about various mysteries, including the fate of Amelia Earhart.

    https://www.chasingearhart.com/

    I admit I haven’t listened to a single one of these episodes, but based on what I heard from the Astonishing Legends podcast about them they seem interesting. I have my own favorite theory about that- https://tighar.org/ but whatever.

    Episodes

    Edit: This just showed up as “episodes” but it should say “Episodes- Den of Lore”

    I haven’t found any other podcast that discusses such topics as the Carolina Bays or the Paloecene Eocene Thermal Maximum but many of the other episodes aren’t interesting to me.

    Perhaps they be might interesting to someone else who might read this. Or not.

    Hey, at least my recommendations are free

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  4. John, you mean the ultra secret links and for a limited time only you get the Ratburger earphones/Ricky Rat Hat Combo. Use the special coupon code CHEF and get it for really improved FREE. (Come on sell the thing. We got to get rid of the 500 gross Ricky Rat Hats somehow.)

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  5. Thanks, @Chef!

    How about the Delingpole Podcast?

    I listen on iTunes. Does iTunes itself have a place to engage RSS? Sorry to be blind, but if it has it I haven’t found it.

    This page has a podcast list plus a thing for RSS feed:

    http://delingpoleworld.com

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  6. How about the Delingpole Podcast?

    It took a bit of research to find the RSS feed for the Delingpole podcast, and then head scratching to figure out how to make it link to the actual podcast instead of the Brietbart.com home page, but it should be on the Podcasts page and working now.   (The RSS feed on Delingpole’s site is not for the podcasts, but the main posts on the site.)  There is no way to link to content on iTunes, since it is a closed platform, but fortunately Delingpole’s podcast is available independent of iTunes on another hosting site that supports an RSS feed.

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  7. Strategika @ Hoover

    EconTalk with Russ Roberts

    SANS Internet Storm Center’s daily Stormcast

    Talk Python To Me

    Packet Pushers’ “Fat Pipe”

    CppCast

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  8. As documented on the Updates group, I have added the following suggested podcasts to those accessible from the Podcasts page.

    This Week in Technology
    Delingpole
    Brion McClanahan
    Tom Woods Show
    Contra Krugman
    MonsterTalk
    Liberty Law Talk
    City Journal’s 10 Blocks
    Strategika (Hoover.org)
    EconTalk (Library of Economics and Liberty)
    SANS Internet Storm Center’s Daily Stormcast
    Talk Python to Me
    Packet Pushers: Fat Pipe
    CppCast

    Suggested but no RSS feed found:

    Astonishing Legends  .http://www.astonishinglegends.com/

    We are on our way to having one of the most eclectic and comprehensive lists of podcasts on the Internet. Please keep the suggestions coming!

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  9. We are on our way to having one of the most eclectic and comprehensive lists of podcasts

    The fortunate denizen of Ratburg can pick and choose, as from the Greek eklego, (I pick, I choose.)  And why is that? Why, it is because no one has chosen for him beforehand.  And someone else has caused the choosing to become technically possible. And someone else has prodded the whole project into existence.

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