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This weekend, I have… 20 minutes and I like to listen
‘Accent Expert makes the rounds of American accents’
When to watch: Now on YouTube (part 1, part 2)
Dialect trainer Erik Singer has made many solo videos over the years, but this new miniseries also calls on several other linguists and experts to explore and explain American accents among English speakers. Tracing regional dialects creates a sort of audio map of history, with ethnicity, migration, and other languages affecting every vowel sound that crosses our lips. If you want something super interesting that doesn’t require a lot of attention, have a look (wautch, waatch, wuhtch) this.
… One hour, and I’m nostalgic
“ Coming Home from the Real World: New York ”
When to watch: Now on Paramount +.
The original cast of “The Real World” season one reunite for another round, back in the same New York loft and everything. “It’s like a time machine,” Norman Korpi whispers, and that’s right. Paramount + is an expansion and rebranding of CBS All Access, and it’s part of the platform’s banners – but unless you’re a die-hard fan of the original New York season, I’m not. sure it’s worth spending. in particular, depending on your appetite for “people who now live together think about the 90s”. Reunite “Real World: Seattle”, however, and maybe that will change. …
… an hour, and it’s been centuries since I escaped
When to watch: Friday at 10 p.m., on Syfy.
This cult demon-hunting western, starring Melanie Scrofano as Wyatt’s descendant Wynonna Earp, returns this weekend for its final six episodes. While the mythology is a bit too involved to start watching this close to the end, newcomers can still enjoy the hard-hitting dialogue and overall sensibility of the series, especially on this week’s installment, which includes a party. engagement where everyone falls under a spell of love. If you don’t know what to do with your love “Buffy” these days, try this.