Episode 18: The Quad
YouTube watch party added!
That Word Chat with Editor Mark Allen, featuring the Quad mastermind group, is sold out. But while we can't squeeze more than 100 people into the Zoom meeting on September 22, we are happy to announce a YouTube simulcast.
Tune in at bit.ly/ThatWordVideo at 4:30 p.m. EDT (20:30 UTC) September 22 to watch and chat with friends. You can also follow the channel on YouTube and sign up below for a reminder (neither is required—you can just show up and watch).
(Episode 18 will not be available on YouTube immediately after the simulcast. As with all episodes, we'll repost it to YouTube in the coming months.)
The Quad group of editors includes three Robinson Prize winners (including 2020 Robinson Prize winner Laura Poole). All seven share their talents generously with other editors, and we'll hear from all seven on Sept. 22.
Members of the Quad are:
That Word Chat is at 4:30 p.m. (20:30 UTC) on Tuesday, September 22. Sign up below for a reminder.
Past episodes on YouTube
We are rolling out recorded episodes every two weeks on YouTube. Look for premieres every two weeks at 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays on weeks when there is no Zoom episode. You can subscribe the YouTube channel to get a notice every time we post.
Episodes below in green link to the recorded shows posted to YouTube.
All the episodes
Episode 7 (May 19) Ammon Shea and Peter Sokolowski
Episode 8 (May 26) Lynne Murphy
Episode 10 (June 16): Mignon Fogarty
Episode 11 (June 23): Jesse Sheidlower (with special guest Colleen Newvine)
Episode 13 (July 14): Stan Carey and James Harbeck of Strong Language
Episode 15 (August 11): Ben Zimmer
Episode 16 (August 25): Alaina Lavoie and Caroline Tung Richmond of We Need Diverse Books
Episode 17 (September 8): Heather Bonikowski and John Kelly of Dictionary.com
Episode 18 (September 22): The Quad: Erin Brenner, Sarah Grey, Katharine O'Moore-Klopf,
Adrienne Montgomerie, Lori Paximadis, Laura Poole, Amy Schneider
Episode 19 (October 6): Carol Fisher Saller
Episode 20 (October 20): Linda Kass of Gramercy Books
November 3: No episode. Please vote.
Episode 21 (Nov. 10): That Word Chat: The Game Episode
Episode 22 (Nov. 17): Merrill Perlman and Teresa Schmedding
Episode 23 (Dec. 1): Rob and Teresa Reinalda
Episode 24 (Dec. 15): Emily Brewster
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