Nov 142014

Scholarship is designed to reach some sort of conclusion, even provisional, whereas the podcast because I think it’s still anchored in a kind of entertainment model [stardust clicking] is actually sort of less interested in conclusions and probably also—even if it was interested—that that’s sort of antithetical to the form that it’s working through. You want people to keep coming back. You want them to be able to take the episode with them.

—Nathaniel Rivers

Fragmented sound waves appear as red, yellow, black, and purple shapes layered and gridded onto each other. The text reads, "Invasion of the Pod People."

Episode 25’s spectral pitch display in Adobe Audition

Welcome to our 25th episode! For this meta episode, we solicited contributions from other disciplinary podcasters, so we feature segments from Courtney Danforth and Harley Ferris who edit KairosCast, Casey Boyle and Nathaniel Rivers who co-produce PeoplePlaceThings, Eric Detweiler who helped launch Zeugma, Mary Hedengren who started Mere Rhetoric, and finally Kyle Stedman who hosts Plugs, Play, Pedagogy

To access a PDF transcript of this episode, please click here: Episode 25 Transcript

The music we feature in this episode is “Synergistic Effect” by morgantj and “Scratch My Warhol (ft. Mr. Yesterday & Rey Izain)” by Scomber. There are references in the transcript for the many sound effects used.