The Allusionist

The Allusionist

Linguistic adventures with Helen Zaltzman, TheAllusionist.org. A proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
72. Hey 00:23:11 2018-02-09 15:47
71. Triumph/Trumpet/Top/Fart 00:20:23 2018-01-26 21:57
70. Bonus 2017 00:21:55 2017-12-23 04:41
69. How the Dickens stole Christmas 00:30:35 2017-12-09 14:26
68. Curse Soup 00:17:26 2017-11-25 04:38
67. Open Me part II 00:30:10 2017-11-10 23:28
66. Open Me part I 00:25:32 2017-10-28 01:58
65. Eponyms III: Who’s That Guy? 00:22:49 2017-10-14 05:51
64. Technobabble 00:24:20 2017-09-30 23:38
63. Evolution of Accents 00:25:49 2017-09-15 14:51
62. In Crypt, Decrypt 00:30:43 2017-09-02 19:50
61. In Your Hand 00:15:20 2017-08-19 13:16
60. Zillions 00:21:33 2017-08-06 00:03
59. One To Another 2017-07-01 00:22
58. Eclipse 2017-06-16 13:10
57. AD/BC 00:22:13 2017-06-03 00:03
56. Joins 2017-05-19 22:39
55. Namaste 00:20:07 2017-05-05 22:43
54. The Authority 00:16:54 2017-04-14 21:01
53. The Away Team 00:18:33 2017-04-01 02:30
14 rerun: Behave 00:17:55 2017-03-17 23:59
52. Sanctuary 00:18:47 2017-03-07 21:45
51. Under the Covers – part II 00:18:09 2017-02-21 16:30
50. Under the Covers – part I 00:19:30 2017-02-08 16:58
49. Bonus 2016 00:20:13 2016-12-30 17:56
48. Winterval 00:15:13 2016-12-06 14:26
47. The Year Without a Summer 00:22:46 2016-11-21 19:40
46. The State Of It 00:22:12 2016-11-04 14:59
45. Eponyms II: Name That Disease 00:20:47 2016-10-17 01:27
44: This Is Your Brain On Language 00:15:01 2016-10-03 11:25
43. The Key part II: Vestiges 00:17:10 2016-09-20 21:43
42. The Key part I: Rosetta 00:16:27 2016-09-07 23:16
41. Getting Toasty 00:19:13 2016-08-21 23:48
40. Olympics 00:12:04 2016-08-05 16:26
39. Generation What? 00:16:30 2016-07-13 05:21
38. Small Talk 00:15:01 2016-06-25 21:03
12 rerun: Pride 00:15:07 2016-06-14 14:43
37. Brand It 00:21:58 2016-05-29 11:10
36. Big Lit 00:16:03 2016-05-17 10:30
35. Word of the Day 00:14:52 2016-05-01 08:25
34. Continental 00:16:21 2016-04-17 05:02
33. Please 00:17:54 2016-04-01 16:24
32. Soho 00:13:27 2016-03-18 23:51
31. Post-Love 00:18:29 2016-03-05 12:50
30. US Election Lexicon 00:18:42 2016-02-17 23:35
29. WLTM part II 00:21:52 2016-02-06 01:26
28. WLTM part I 00:21:30 2016-01-29 00:32
27. Bonus 2015 00:15:29 2015-12-23 16:19
26. Xmas Man 00:14:47 2015-12-02 15:51
25. Toki Pona 00:20:24 2015-11-19 02:24
24. Spill Your Guts 00:18:58 2015-11-04 17:48
23. Criminallusionist 00:23:05 2015-10-29 01:22
22. Vocables 00:13:44 2015-10-21 22:55
21. Eponyms I: The Ballad of Bic and Biro 00:17:56 2015-10-14 19:27
20. Baby Talk 00:11:37 2015-10-07 13:43
19. Architecting About Dance 00:14:17 2015-09-24 13:11
18. Fix part II 00:14:51 2015-09-09 09:52
17. Fix part I 2015-08-28 09:43
16. Word Play 00:14:39 2015-08-12 14:09
15. Step Away 00:20:14 2015-07-30 01:43
14. Behave 00:15:06 2015-07-01 15:08
13. Mixed Emojions 00:16:54 2015-06-17 16:43
12. Pride 00:14:08 2015-06-03 11:08
11. Brunchtime 00:12:39 2015-05-20 23:48
10. Election Lexicon 00:09:01 2015-05-06 13:48
9. The Space Between 00:10:21 2015-04-23 00:41
8. Crosswords 00:16:28 2015-04-08 11:38
7. Mountweazel 00:15:26 2015-03-25 19:07
6. The Writing On The Wall 00:15:14 2015-03-11 22:49
5. Latin Lives! 00:12:13 2015-02-25 21:17
4. Detonating the C-Bomb 00:16:58 2015-02-11 18:19
3. Going Viral 00:15:05 2015-01-28 18:25
2. Bosom Holder 00:13:31 2015-01-14 13:40
1. Ban The Pun. 00:16:21 2015-01-14 13:28