Re: [podcasters] Re: http://www.escapepod.org
On 2/18/06, Dave Shepherd <shepdave@...> wrote:
> hotwebideas wrote:
> > North Carolina. It doesn't occur to me that a southern accent would do
> > anything for your type of podcast. Stick with the btiish woman.
> ??? As a fluent speaker of English, a podcaster and former New York
> actor who grew up and learned to speak in North Carolina, I must say
> that I find that judgment a bit bizarre.
Yeah, I wasn't too sure what to make of it either. Especially since I've
been told numerous times that I don't have my home state's typical accent -
until I get angry.
And hey, speculative fiction that takes place in the south needs a southern
accent. (Check out "Aliens Love Oranges" from Escape Pod)
Mur Lafferty's rendition of "Ambient Sleaze" was, to my ear, nearly a
> definitive performance of a speculative fiction story.
> Keep up the good work, Mur (and Steve)!
Thanks very much for the high praise, Dave!
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