Nikki reminds us that when you’re describing the horrific torture and murder of a small child, it’s not good to sound so dang chipper. Listen to Jake try to find his somber voice.
Before radiology, we had Roentgenology. In our show about Walter Dodd, the X-Ray man, we ponder how to say “Roentgen,” then imagine what it sounds like to speak German with a Scottish accent.
Warning: NSFW language.
This is why the “Oxford” or “Harvard” comma is important in a list of three or more items…
Otherwise, you end up with this: Continue reading Blooper: Oxford Comma
In which co-host Jake just has to say the name “Quock Walker,” and completely loses it.
Sometimes, the scripts we write for ourselves don’t sound as good when spoken out loud as they did in our heads. When that happens, we have to rewrite the show in real time. This is what that sounds like.
In which I have to say the words tomaszewski and ostracization in the same sentence. (mildly NSFW)
How do you know that the hosts of a history podcast were humanities majors, not hard science? Listen to us try to subtract 1942 from 1993.
What does it sound like when a podcast host’s chair almost overturns during a recording session? You’re about to find out.
Here’s a fun blooper from Jake. While I was hosting solo last week, I ran up against the Boston history podcaster’s Achilles heel… a complete inability to say the word “Massachusetts.” I stumble almost every time, and it’s a word that comes up a lot. Here, I try several times to say “Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination,” with sad results.