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Sound Off! // Comment Klatsch #13: Most Memorable Sound of 2013

Sounding Off2klatsch \KLAHCH\ , noun: A casual gathering of people, esp. for refreshments and informal conversation  [German Klatsch, from klatschento gossip, make a sharp noiseof imitative origin.] (Dictionary.com)

Dear Readers:  It’s a new year, and the SOCK returns with our now annual tradition of listening back to the past year.  Join us now and the first Thursday of every month. We’re listening —J. Stoever-Ackerman, Editor-in-Chief

What was the most memorable sound of 2013 and why? 

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Sound Off! // Comment Klatsch #11: The Sounds of Family

Sounding Off2klatsch \KLAHCH\ , noun: A casual gathering of people, esp. for refreshments and informal conversation  [German Klatsch, from klatschento gossip, make a sharp noiseof imitative origin.] (Dictionary.com)

Dear Readers:  Today’s Sound Off!//Comment Klatsch question comes to you from Osvaldo Oyola, Binghamton PhD Candidate in English and former SO! regular, who just couldn’t stay away too long. This November, as always, we are thankful for our fabulous writers and readers.

— J. Stoever-Ackerman, Editor-in-Chief

What sounds constitute “family” and/or how does sound shape one’s view of what family can be in its diverse conceptions?

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Sound Off! // Comment Klatsch #10: Sonic Black- and Brown- Face

Sounding Off2klatsch \KLAHCH\ , noun: A casual gathering of people, esp. for refreshments and informal conversation  [German Klatsch, from klatschento gossip, make a sharp noiseof imitative origin.] (Dictionary.com)

Dear Readers:  Today’s Sound Off!//Comment Klatsch question comes to you from Seth Mulliken, SO! guest, frequent SOCK contributor, and Ph.D. candidate in the Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media program at NC State.

— J. Stoever-Ackerman, Editor-in-Chief

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Following a recent Huffington Post article concerning The Simpsons’ character Apu, why is it that sonic black- and brown-face doesn’t receive the same criticism as visual black- and brown-face?

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Sound Off! // Comment Klatsch #9: Close Listening

Sounding Off2klatsch \KLAHCH\ , noun: A casual gathering of people, esp. for refreshments and informal conversation  [German Klatsch, from klatschento gossip, make a sharp noiseof imitative origin.] (Dictionary.com)

Dear Readers:  Today’s Sound Off!//Comment Klatsch question comes to you from the editorial collective–inspired by a spirited Twitter conversation our Managing Editor Liana Silva began back in July about sound studies methodology.

— J. Stoever-Ackerman, Editor-in-Chief

P.S. Today we are giving away brand-NEW red-on-yellow  Sounding Out! stickers to today’s Klatsch participants. After you’ve commented, simply email your snail mail address to jsa@soundingoutblog.com.

How do you use the phrase “close listening”?

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