Podcast

Published On: October 30, 2018

Girlfriend, boyfriend, S.O., bae, better half, sweetheart, beau … what’s in a name?

Published On: October 25, 2018

Why are democracies struggling to be democratic?

Published On: October 25, 2018

How can someone talk to a white supremacist?

Published On: October 23, 2018

Hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta trace the evolution of a small word that’s had an outsize impact.

Published On: October 19, 2018

'On Docs' is a brand-new podcast about documentaries and the stories they tell. Join host Colin Ellis for conversations with filmmakers from around the globe.

Published On: October 09, 2018

Safe spaces, trigger warnings, snowflakes — oh, my. This episode explores the words we use when we talk about trauma.

Published On: October 02, 2018

What does it mean when we pepper everything we say with “like”? Word Bomb hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta take a good, hard listen to their own speech patterns and reveal some surprising stats.

Published On: October 02, 2018

What does it mean to doxx somebody? Word Bomb hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta delve deep into the dark history of an ever-evolving culture of online discourse.

Published On: October 02, 2018

In our very first episode of Word Bomb, hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta discuss the word “fat,” bias, and the “euphemism treadmill.”

Published On: September 25, 2018

Language moves fast—and Word Bomb is here to help. Unpacking one explosive word per week, hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta talk to experts and dive deep into lived experiences to share stories the dictionary doesn’t tell you.