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BTG025 Peeve Wars, Cambridge Talk, and Great Podcasters

Yes, believe it or not, it’s a new Behind the Grammar podcast and video. I’m making a card game called Peeve Wars. If you’d like to play an amazing card game based on pet peeves illustrated as little monsters, visit http://FundAnything.com/peevewars to learn more and help me make it happen. I also tell you about [...]

BTG022 (Audio and Video) News: Scrabble on the Kindle, Pets Dressed as Literary Characters, and More

This is an audio and video post. If you receive it by e-mail, the audio link may be at the bottom. Sponsor: Visit gotomeeting.com, click the “try it free” button and use promo code “Podcast.” Franzen Typogate Jonathan Franzen’s book Freedom suffers UK recall (The Guardian) Franzen’s British Publisher Apologizes for Printing Errors (New York [...]

BTG021 News (Audio and Video): E-books, E-Readers, the Dodgers, Flannery O’Connor, and More

This is an audio and video post. If you receive it by e-mail, the audio link may be at the bottom. Sponsor: Visit gotomeeting.com, click the “try it free” button and use promo code “Podcast.” Happy Banned Book Week Banned Books Week: 10 banned books you might not expect Banned Book Week: Celebrating the Freedom [...]

March Forth: The Grammar Song

Martha Brockenbrough asked me to host National Grammar Day (March 4) this year, so in an irrational fit of exuberance–and with the help and patient support of Erika Paul Carlson (The Jazz Lady) and Michael Eardley (Tanglewood Productions); my husband agreeably following us around with a camera; and clips from my friends Rob Reinalda, Mark [...]

Sneaked Versus Snuck

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BTG006 Interview with Carol Purroy about Public Access Television

Mignon interviews host of the Reno show “Author, Author” about her projects and public access television. If you’ve ever thought about buying equipment to produce a video podcast, you should listen to this show. LINKS FOR THE SHOW “Author, Author” –Carol Purroy’s program SNCAT — Reno’s public access channel Wikipedia entry on public access television [...]

Tips for Online Video

I made a video episode for the Grammar Girl podcast this week, and it was quite an ordeal, which is why the show came out two days late. I learned a lot along the way, so I thought I’d share it with you here. I’m posting the first less-than-adequate video I made (which was about [...]