19 episodes

Where the visuals of current events and the world around us get hashed out in description-rich conversations. J.J. Hunt is an innovative Audio Describer and a natural-born storyteller. Christine Malec is a perpetually inquisitive member of the blind and partially sighted community who’s always wondering about something. In Talk Description to Me, their discussions plunge into current events and topical issues to explore the content of important images, and help place vivid descriptions in their cultural context. Lively, hard-hitting, witty, vibrant, and fun, this is conversation with a view!

Talk Description to Me Christine Malec and JJ Hunt

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Where the visuals of current events and the world around us get hashed out in description-rich conversations. J.J. Hunt is an innovative Audio Describer and a natural-born storyteller. Christine Malec is a perpetually inquisitive member of the blind and partially sighted community who’s always wondering about something. In Talk Description to Me, their discussions plunge into current events and topical issues to explore the content of important images, and help place vivid descriptions in their cultural context. Lively, hard-hitting, witty, vibrant, and fun, this is conversation with a view!

    Episode 18 - The Look of Zoom, and Autumn Colours

    Episode 18 - The Look of Zoom, and Autumn Colours

    For many of us, Zoom has become a feature of daily life, and can sometimes be a lifeline to the outside world. In this episode, Christine and JJ explore the visuals of the platform, from the Touch Up tool to custom backgrounds, and share uproarious...

    • 29 min
    Episode 17 - The Climate Crisis Part 1

    Episode 17 - The Climate Crisis Part 1

    Many important political and social justice issues have come to a head in 2020, dominating the news cycle and shifting focus from another problem with global ramifications - the climate crisis. In this episode Christine and JJ examine photos and videos...

    • 35 min
    Episode 16 - Conway TikTok drama

    Episode 16 - Conway TikTok drama

    "Never get into a TikTok battle with the teenage daughter you've just infected with Covid" might not be a common political proverb, but this is 2020! In this short bonus episode we wade into the recent TikTok drama between Claudia Conway and her mother...

    • 5 min
    Episode 15 - Back to School!

    Episode 15 - Back to School!

    All around the world, kids, parents, and teachers are wading into the school year, figuring it out as it goes. In this episode, Christine and JJ tug at the old heart strings as they discuss the visuals of back to school resourcefulness and resilience....

    • 24 min
    Episode 14 - Harris, Biden, Pence and Trump

    Episode 14 - Harris, Biden, Pence and Trump

    “In politics, appearance matters more than truth,” writes American author Robin Hobb. In advance of the upcoming debates, Christine and JJ consider each of the Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates in the 2020 U.S. election, and discuss their...

    • 42 min
    Episode 13 - The DC Extended Universe and Selling Fast Food with Soap Suds

    Episode 13 - The DC Extended Universe and Selling Fast Food with Soap Suds

    The makers of DC Comics have recently released trailers and concept art for their upcoming offerings, and "Holy melancholy, Batman!", are they ever dark! Meanwhile, fast food advertisers have been changing tactics to sell product in the COVID world....

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

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10 Ratings

10 Ratings

racer jenny ,

Great podcast

I love the descriptions. Great job. Absolutely don’t want to miss an episode.

sueperlative73 ,

Overdue

With video becoming such a major way to communicate in our society, this podcast keeps members of the blind community informed and current on what the non-verbal content and Messages these videos offer. These descriptions allow us to be a real part of current topical discussions around our communities.

NealDawg ,

Awesome

I love this. A great concept and delivery!

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