Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries author Kory Stamper makes the case against clinging to language pet peeves. Pronouncing “nuclear”, phonemic guides, dialects vs. accents, & defending “irregardless”.
Giuseppe Makes a Movie& Detroit Rock City director Adam Rifkin’s favorite movies, crazy movies, Burt Reynolds vs. Marlon Brando, Burt Reynolds vs. Tom Jones, KISS, & Penny Lane. [Show notes: The title they couldn’t find was Gone Girl. Look is also still available via snail mail Netflix. This bank episode was recorded in the summer of 2018, before Burt Reynolds’ death. Adam speaks so sweetly of Burt, I thought it best not to edit the present tense, so you couldn’t mistake it for eulogizing. -reddi]