Is this a regular episode or a NonComPod? It matters not as we meet Helen Zaltzman; podcasting matriarch, mentor of Stu's, co-host with Olly Mann of Answer Me This, host of the brilliant Allusionist podcast on the Radiotopia network, and very funny lady indeed. We talk about her comedy origins as Josie Long's embroiderer, her childhood and the positives of knowing she was an unplanned baby, and setting one's own parameters for success. We also talk about language as a means of understanding the world, overcoming her own pedantry and forgiving it in others, how she wrote a successful tour show in less than a day, and why you're Namaste-ing all wrong...
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Published: 8th May 2020. Length: 84 minutes.
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