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April 22, 2020 54 min

Samara chats with the acclaimed audiobook narrator about how to lift words from a page and turn them into something that feels alive, what sexy actually sounds like (she miiiight also narrate erotica under a pseudonym), some handy over-the-counter cure-alls when you wake up with a sore throat, and the holy grail: how to actually *like* the sound of your own voice.

Host: Samara Bay

Executive producers: Catherine Burt Cantin & Mark Cantin, Double Vision doublevisionprojects.com

Producers: Samara Bay, Sophie Lichterman and the iHeart team

Theme music: Mark Cantin

 To check out the books Amy's narrated: audible.com/search?keywords=Amy+landon&ref=a_hp_t1_header_searchGlennon Doyle’s book “Untamed”: indiebound.org/book/9781984801258

Jane Goodall’s 2002 TED talk: ted.com/talks/jane_goodall_what_separates_us_from_chimpanzees?language=en 

More on Jane Goodall (recent article about coronavirus): thehill.com/homenews/coronavirus-report/492357-jane-goodall-blames-disregard-for-nature-for-coronavirus-pandemic 

More on ASMR: vox.com/2015/7/15/8965393/asmr-video-youtube-autonomous-sensory-meridian-response

More on quercetin: verywellhealth.com/the-benefits-of-quercetin-89071

To read more about the study suggesting we like the sound of our own voice: sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130912112733.htm

 To read more about the messages we get when we’re small that can influence our voices in the long term, check out Carol Gilligan’s “Joining the Resistance”: indiebound.org/book/9780745651705

To read Tara Westover’s book “Educated”: indiebound.org/book/9780399590504

More info on honoring native lands: usdac.us/nativeland 


****What’s going on with YOUR voice? Send Samara a question for our next mailbag episode at PermissiontoSpeakPod.com or on Instagram @permissiontospeakpod****

 

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