Troublesome Terps

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

57 episodes of Troublesome Terps since the first episode, which aired on 13 February 2016.

  • 9: A Christmas Extravaganza

    15 December 2016  |  32 mins 12 secs
    hosts-only, year-in-review

    Jonathan and the two Alexanders come together for a final 2016 episode and look back at their first troublesome year in podcasting. Listen in as we revisit and rethink the topics we've covered this year and get a sneek peak at what's coming in 2017! Also featured: mulled wine, IKEA furniture and the Pound-Euro exchange rate.

  • 8: All about conferences

    24 October 2016  |  43 mins 7 secs

    Jonathan and the two Alexanders discuss conferences - the ones they did or did not attend, why interpreters should attend them, the difference between and "academic" and "practical" ones and much more.

  • 7: The outside world doesn't owe us anything

    22 August 2016  |  46 mins 17 secs
    interpreting, language, ted

    We welcome a very special guest: Ewandro Magalhaes. Ewandro tells us how he made his super-successful TED-Ed video "How interpreters juggle two languages at once".

  • 6: Oh, behave! Booth Manners

    9 June 2016  |  53 mins 48 secs
    booth, interpreter, interpreting, language, manners

    The three troublemakers dive into the pitfalls of booth manners and interpreter etiquette, sharing a few stories along the way. Listen in!

  • 5: Remote Interpreting

    6 May 2016  |  56 mins 10 secs

    Jonathan and the two Alexanders are joined by tech-savvy interpreter Barry Olsen to take a deep dive into remote interpreting. What is it, what is it not? How will it change our work?

  • 4: Bad Translation Is Like Bad Coffee

    24 March 2016  |  48 mins 11 secs
    conference, interpreting, language, translation

    We have our first guest on the show, and it's Valeria Aliperta from Rainy London! Val and Jonathan talk about last week's TL Conference in Warsaw and the presentations they gave there.

  • 3: Taking care of a sore throat

    21 March 2016  |  3 mins 4 secs

    Every interpreter has throat issues at some point. Valeria, Jonathan and Alexander share some tips and tricks to get that sweet relief.

  • 2: Stress and Burnout

    2 March 2016  |  52 mins 20 secs
    burnout, interpreter, interpreting, language, stress

    In the second instalment of our podcast, we talk about stress and burnout among interpreters.

  • 1: Dictionaries On Legs

    13 February 2016  |  28 mins 57 secs
    babelfish, interpreting, language, technology

    Welcome to the first and inaugural episode of Troublesome Terps, a roundtable podcast of interpreters who take issue with anything and everything and who are not afraid to go figuratively and boldly where no interpreter has gone before. I am joined by Jonathan Downie and Alexander Gansmeier. Our topic in this episode: machine interpreting.