The Allusionist

The Allusionist

Adventures in language with Helen Zaltzman. TheAllusionist.org

Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
143. Hedge Rider 00:26:32 2021-10-13 15:53
142. Zero 00:24:32 2021-09-25 15:42
141. Food Quiz 00:28:48 2021-09-11 01:24
Allusionist 140. Num8er5 00:33:17 2021-08-30 17:19
Tranquillusionist: 282 Salads 00:34:18 2021-08-14 11:48
139 Ladybird Ladybug 00:21:36 2021-07-12 14:25
138. Mind My Mind 00:31:11 2021-06-27 18:52
137. Dude 00:26:46 2021-06-11 01:04
136. Misogynoir 00:26:17 2021-05-29 00:30
135. SOS 00:23:41 2021-05-14 21:00
Allusionist: Eclipse+ 00:29:26 2021-04-23 04:27
134. Lacuna 00:31:34 2021-04-10 15:50
133. Cake is Mighter than the Sword 00:21:19 2021-03-27 04:35
132. Additions and Losses 00:31:17 2021-03-12 20:26
131. Podlingual 00:32:49 2021-02-26 00:29
130. Valentine 00:18:02 2021-02-14 10:50
129. Sorry 00:35:31 2021-01-31 02:55
128. Bonus 2020 00:31:34 2020-12-24 18:35
127. A Festive Hit for 2020 00:30:15 2020-12-14 11:50
126. Survival: Custodians of the Languages 00:29:58 2020-11-28 23:00
125. Swearalong Quiz 00:13:34 2020-11-10 18:41
124. Nightmare 00:19:23 2020-10-25 22:45
123. Celebrity 00:27:00 2020-10-10 13:45
122. Ghostwriter 00:22:56 2020-09-28 23:01
121. No Title 00:58:05 2020-09-14 18:42
Tranquillusionist: Home and Garden 00:20:07 2020-08-28 15:34
The Away Team redux 00:20:26 2020-08-18 13:41
120. Shine Theory 00:18:22 2020-07-30 13:17
119. Blood Is Not Water 00:25:52 2020-07-15 00:49
118. Survival: Bequest 00:28:31 2020-07-04 01:20
117. Many Ways At Once 00:17:06 2020-06-15 21:39
116. My Dad Excavated A Porno 00:30:10 2020-06-03 18:38
115. Keep Calm and 00:20:11 2020-05-17 00:07
Tranquillusionist: Punchlines 00:05:17 2020-04-13 15:20
Tranquillusionist: Best In Show 00:11:38 2020-04-05 00:08
Tranquillusionist: Nmiigea 00:03:33 2020-03-22 20:52
Tranquillusionist: Your Soothing Words 00:10:05 2020-03-18 00:25
114. Alarm Bells 00:29:56 2020-02-24 19:00
113. Zaltzology 00:27:07 2020-01-24 06:56
112. Quiz 2019 00:15:10 2019-12-25 00:01
Allusionist special: Podcast Podcast 00:12:54 2019-12-16 15:43
111. Engraving part 2: Precious 00:35:11 2019-12-16 01:13
110. Engraving part 1: Epitaph 00:27:49 2019-11-26 21:56
109. East West 00:28:37 2019-11-14 04:56
108. Enjoy! 00:23:35 2019-10-30 19:12
107. Apples 00:27:05 2019-10-09 02:03
106. Typo Demom 00:20:37 2019-09-15 12:21
105. F'ood 00:31:41 2019-09-03 18:55
104. Words into Food 00:16:06 2019-08-17 20:11
103. Food Into Words 00:24:15 2019-08-05 22:18
102. New Rules 00:18:10 2019-07-14 02:29
101. Two Or More 00:26:34 2019-06-26 15:19
56+12. Joins & Pride 00:27:41 2019-06-07 01:00
100. The Hundredth 00:29:51 2019-05-27 17:23
99. Polari 00:31:29 2019-05-12 12:03
98. Alter Ego 00:28:55 2019-04-27 04:42
97. The Future is Now? 00:15:46 2019-04-11 11:07
96. Trust 00:18:50 2019-03-26 23:11
95. Verisimilitude 00:28:17 2019-03-11 01:00
94. Harsh Realm 00:27:24 2019-02-22 01:38
93. Gossip 00:18:15 2019-02-09 10:23
92. To Err Is Human 00:18:04 2019-01-24 19:41
Extra special QUIZ! 00:13:59 2018-12-18 17:12
91. Bonus 2018 00:16:07 2018-12-16 01:27
90. Dear Santa 00:17:48 2018-11-30 21:34
89. WPM 00:16:02 2018-11-17 19:30
88. Name Changers 00:27:20 2018-11-04 15:39
87. Name v. Law 00:29:08 2018-10-22 04:23
86. Name Therapy 00:26:39 2018-10-08 19:27
85. Skin Story 00:17:26 2018-09-23 17:43
84. Trammels 00:19:43 2018-09-08 18:53
83. Yes, As In 00:26:20 2018-08-27 01:39
82. A Novel Remedy 00:20:53 2018-08-13 03:01
81. Shark Week 00:23:32 2018-07-28 04:08
Imaginary Advice: S.E.I.N.F.E.L.D. 00:26:55 2018-06-29 01:00
80. Warm Front 00:15:22 2018-06-17 03:48
79. Queer 00:25:48 2018-06-03 18:32
78. Oot in the Open 00:23:22 2018-05-21 22:57
42+43. Survival: The Key rerun 00:24:38 2018-05-05 14:22
77. Survival part 1: Second Home 00:25:14 2018-04-21 05:55
76. Across the Pond 00:22:58 2018-04-07 02:28
75. Ear Hustling 00:15:12 2018-03-23 05:06
74. Take A Swear Pill 00:25:24 2018-03-09 23:11
73. Supername! 00:18:45 2018-02-24 02:01
72. Hey 00:20:13 2018-02-09 15:47
71. Triumph/Trumpet/Top/Fart 00:18:01 2018-01-26 21:57
70. Bonus 2017 00:20:17 2017-12-23 04:41
69. How the Dickens stole Christmas 00:27:14 2017-12-09 14:26
68. Curse Soup 00:15:16 2017-11-25 04:38
67. Open Me part II 00:25:38 2017-11-10 23:28
66. Open Me part I 00:19:28 2017-10-28 01:58
65. Eponyms III: Who’s That Guy? 00:20:07 2017-10-14 05:51
64. Technobabble 00:22:24 2017-09-30 23:38
63. Evolution of Accents 00:24:03 2017-09-15 01:00
62. In Crypt, Decrypt 00:27:40 2017-09-02 19:50
61. In Your Hand 00:13:07 2017-08-18 01:00
60. Zillions 00:18:24 2017-08-06 00:03
59. One To Another 00:18:27 2017-07-01 00:22
58. Eclipse 00:22:58 2017-06-16 13:10
57. AD/BC 00:16:04 2017-06-02 01:00
56. Joins 00:17:03 2017-05-19 22:39
55. Namaste 00:17:48 2017-05-05 22:43
54. The Authority 00:13:54 2017-04-14 21:01
53. The Away Team 00:16:14 2017-04-01 02:30
14 rerun: Behave 00:14:03 2017-03-17 23:59
52. Sanctuary 00:16:30 2017-03-07 21:45
51. Under the Covers – part II 00:15:30 2017-02-21 16:30
50. Under the Covers – part I 00:17:16 2017-02-08 16:58
49. Bonus 2016 00:17:14 2016-12-30 17:56
48. Winterval 00:12:43 2016-12-06 14:26
47. The Year Without a Summer 00:20:57 2016-11-21 19:40
46. The State Of It 00:19:18 2016-11-04 14:59
45. Eponyms II: Name That Disease 00:18:04 2016-10-17 01:27
44: This Is Your Brain On Language 00:12:50 2016-10-03 11:25
43. The Key part II: Vestiges 00:12:34 2016-09-20 21:43
42. The Key part I: Rosetta 00:14:26 2016-09-07 23:16
41. Getting Toasty 00:17:00 2016-08-21 23:48
40. Olympics 00:08:50 2016-08-05 01:00
39. Generation What? 00:15:01 2016-07-13 05:21
38. Small Talk 00:12:49 2016-06-25 21:03
12 rerun: Pride 00:13:28 2016-06-14 01:00
37. Brand It 00:19:17 2016-05-29 11:10
36. Big Lit 00:14:34 2016-05-17 10:30
35. Word of the Day 00:13:03 2016-05-01 08:25
34. Continental 00:13:33 2016-04-17 05:02
33. Please 00:14:50 2016-04-01 16:24
32. Soho 00:12:14 2016-03-18 23:51
31. Post-Love 00:16:52 2016-03-05 12:50
30. US Election Lexicon 00:17:12 2016-02-17 23:35
29. WLTM part II 00:19:56 2016-02-06 01:26
28. WLTM part I 00:19:33 2016-01-29 00:32
27. Bonus 2015 00:15:00 2015-12-23 16:19
26. Xmas Man 00:13:27 2015-12-02 15:51
25. Toki Pona 00:17:37 2015-11-19 02:24
24. Spill Your Guts 00:17:12 2015-11-04 17:48
23. Criminallusionist 00:21:24 2015-10-29 01:22
22. Vocables 00:10:40 2015-10-21 22:55
21. Eponyms I: The Ballad of Bic and Biro 00:17:35 2015-10-14 19:27
20. Baby Talk 00:09:52 2015-10-07 13:43
19. Architecting About Dance 00:12:51 2015-09-24 13:11
18. Fix part II 00:13:02 2015-09-09 09:52
17. Fix part I 00:17:30 2015-08-28 09:43
16. Word Play 00:13:15 2015-08-12 14:09
15. Step Away 00:18:01 2015-07-30 01:43
14. Behave 00:13:34 2015-07-01 01:00
13. Mixed Emojions 00:15:39 2015-06-17 16:43
12. Pride 00:13:14 2015-06-03 11:08
11. Brunchtime 00:11:30 2015-05-20 23:48
10. Election Lexicon 00:07:59 2015-05-06 01:00
9. The Space Between 00:09:28 2015-04-23 00:41
8. Crosswords 00:15:36 2015-04-08 11:38
7. Mountweazel 00:14:29 2015-03-25 19:07
6. The Writing On The Wall 00:14:19 2015-03-11 22:49
5. Latin Lives! 00:11:20 2015-02-25 21:17
4. Detonating the C-Bomb 00:16:08 2015-02-11 18:19
3. Going Viral 00:14:29 2015-01-28 01:00
2. Bosom Holder 00:12:57 2015-01-15 01:00
1. Ban The Pun. 00:15:16 2015-01-14 13:10