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The podcast about linguistic discrimination. Learn about how we judge other people's speech as a sneaky way to be racist, sexist, classist, etc. Carrie and Megan teach you how to stop being an accidental jerk.
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Megan and Carrie talk to Alice Wong, the founder and Project Coordinator of the Disability Visibility Project (https://disabilityvisibilityproject.com/about/), and Nina G (https://www.ninagcomedian.com/), comedian, professional speaker, storyteller, writer and educator, about their disabilities and why the voices of disabled people belong in podcasts.We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!Don't forget to follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/vocalfriespod/, on tumblr at https://vocalfriespod.tumblr.com/, and Twitter and Instagram at @vocalfriespod, and our website is www.vocalfriespod.com.
The Rhetoric of Xenophobia

The Rhetoric of Xenophobia

2019-09-2300:56:50

Carrie and Megan talk to Ben Zimmer about the rhetoric of "infestation" and "invasion" and the history of their use.We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!Don't forget to follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/vocalfriespod/, on tumblr at https://vocalfriespod.tumblr.com/, and Twitter and Instagram at @vocalfriespod, and our website is www.vocalfriespod.com.
Everybody Hertz

Everybody Hertz

2019-09-0901:10:36

Megan and Carrie talk to Dr Lisa Davidson, Professor of Linguistics at New York University, about the terms used by journalists to describe language and accents (and why they are so often problematic).We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!Don't forget to follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/vocalfriespod/, on tumblr at https://vocalfriespod.tumblr.com/, and Twitter and Instagram at @vocalfriespod, and our website is www.vocalfriespod.com.
Carrie and Megan talk to Dr Sadie Ryan, host of the Accentricity (https://www.accentricity-podcast.com/) podcast, the podcast that examines the eccentricities of language and identity and how the way we talk connects to who we are.We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!Don't forget to follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/vocalfriespod/, on tumblr at https://vocalfriespod.tumblr.com/, and Twitter and Instagram at @vocalfriespod, and our website is www.vocalfriespod.com.
To Be or Not to Be (Hamlet)

To Be or Not to Be (Hamlet)

2019-08-1201:05:01

Megan and Carrie talk to Duane Daniels, actor, acting coach, director and producer, aka Principal Van Clemmons on Veronica Mars, about acting, singing and his new book You are Not Really Hamlet: And Everybody Knows It (https://youre-not-really-hamlet.square.site/s/shop?fbclid=IwAR3y9IFuIuqftmfCdtX38zmkP_tCx4x2BrLnSQIke6fGxxZ8QWs9B67Old0).We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!Don't forget to follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/vocalfriespod/, on tumblr at https://vocalfriespod.tumblr.com/, and Twitter and Instagram at @vocalfriespod, and our website is www.vocalfriespod.com
Megan Squared

Megan Squared

2019-07-2900:48:20

Megan and Carrie talk to Dr Megan Strom, Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, about the importance of interpretation services in the United States.We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!Don't forget to follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/vocalfriespod/, on tumblr at https://vocalfriespod.tumblr.com/, and Twitter and Instagram at @vocalfriespod, and our website is www.vocalfriespod.com
Lal-apalooza

Lal-apalooza

2019-07-1500:58:05

Megan and Carrie talk to Dr Lal Zimman, Assistant Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, about trans voices and vocal fry.We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!Don't forget to follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/vocalfriespod/, on tumblr at https://vocalfriespod.tumblr.com/, and Twitter and Instagram at @vocalfriespod, and our website is www.vocalfriespod.com
The Final Frontier

The Final Frontier

2019-07-0101:21:58

Carrie and Megan talk to Dr Jeffrey Punske, Assistant Professor at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and Dr Andrew McKenzie, Associate Professor at the University of Kansas, about their project on language change in space with the European Space Agency.We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!Don't forget to follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/vocalfriespod/ , on tumblr at https://vocalfriespod.tumblr.com/ and Twitter and Instagram at @vocalfriespod, and our website is www.vocalfriespod.com
Word Slut

Word Slut

2019-06-1701:00:41

Megan and Carrie talk with Amanda Montell about her new book wordslut: a feminist guide to taking back the english language.We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!Don't forget to follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/vocalfriespod/ , on tumblr at https://vocalfriespod.tumblr.com/ and Twitter and Instagram at @vocalfriespod, and our website is www.vocalfriespod.com
Carrie and Megan talk with Mary-Caitlyn Valentinsson, PhD student at the University of Arizona, about the language around reproductive rights, reproductive justice and abortion.We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!Don't forget to follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/vocalfriespod/ , on tumblr at https://vocalfriespod.tumblr.com/ and Twitter and Instagram at @vocalfriespod, and our website is www.vocalfriespod.com
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