LISTEN TO THIS > LEXICON VALLEY | Ep. 64 What’s the Deal with Translating Seinfeld?
If you've ever caught yourself saying, "There's a Seinfeld episode where..." you'll enjoy this dissection of the comedy in Seinfeld and analysis of why it doesn't translate well to European languages. If, like me, you say "There's a Seinfeld episode where..." nearly every day, you'll adore it to a level that will make you want to listen to it a second time like catching a rerun of your favorite sitcom.
LISTEN TO THIS > THE MEMORY PALACE | Eps 69 Charlie: God of Rain
In God of Rain, Nate DiMeo tells the story about Charlie Hatfield who started as a sewing machine salesman and became a rain salesman. Hatfield never stated he could make it rain, but he did claim he could coax moisture out of clouds with his towers of chemicals. This riveting story climaxes with the disastrous San Diego flood of 1916 and an intriguing example of correlation versus causation, not to mention customer satisfaction.