Nina did the pod this week. She had me on to chat, and I displayed my ignorance. It’s a great listen.
00:00 Blink-182’s lead singer Tom DeLonge on aliens
1:50 Patrick Cox listens to “All the Small Things” by Blink-182
3:04 Dan Nosowitz declares his love for pop punk
4:04 Dan defines pop punk
5:46 Dan likes to sing like Tom DeLonge in the car on road trips
7:15 What the heck do you mean by pop punk accent?
8:23 Oh, the early aughts! Paris Hilton! The OC! The Vans Warped Tour!
8:57 Dan chooses the song “First Date” for linguist Penelope Eckert to analyze
10:13 Penelope “Pennie” Eckert’s response
11:00 What about Johnny Rotten’s accent in the Sex Pistols?
13:15 The California Shift defined
15:30 What’s the deal with Avril Lavigne’s pop punk-y accent?
17:15 What about the accent for newer pop punk bands?
17:45 The sneering California accent
18:55 Wherever punk goes it mutates
20:13 Green Day’s lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong sings with a non-rhotic style. Rhoticity! What is it?
21:22 Chris Appelgren owner of Lookout! Records, has a theory of his own about the pop punk accent
23:23 preview of next week’s podcast
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