Jun 30, 2021
Waits mangles both minds and the German language, as translation expert Justine Houyaux rejoins Sam and Martin for this call to punctuality. We explore linguistic alterations in other directions, as well as the image of madness and the ways that meaning is projected onto misheard or uncomprehended language.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes
Kommienezuspadt, Alice, Tom Waits (2002)
Prisencolinensinainciusol, Super Best, Adriano Celentano (1992/1974)
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