“I really put my foot in it” TIA Ep. 16

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This week on Tell It Anyway, the perils of young love, the many downsides of being the DJ at your own wedding and that time Jennie almost got arrested. So many bad decisions!

The music:

More great music this week from The Free Music Archive including
Oops i did it again (Britney Spears cover)” by Bacalao

“Policeman” by The Yummy Fur

and a really lovely song called “Young Girls” by Novi Split.  (make sure to read here about how he got that name!)

Our opening and closing music is a selection from “Unlocked Door” used by permission of Alex Cook. Thank you Alex!

If you want to hear the complete songs, check out Alex Cook’s bandcamp page and his website Stonebalancer

Show Notes:

Thanks to our brand new patrons for their support! Thanks to the Storybackers and special thanks to the Starting Story Lineup:

Mike Huller, Kevin Bellanca, Preston Monroe, Patrick Kohn, Nick Batos, Dawn Banks, Philip Dusart, Deborah Abel, Josh Harrow, Matthew Millar, Trevor Griswold, Richard Gunther, Melanie Knopf, Jason Beck, Rory Simpson, Elizabeth Murray,
Teresa Ozoa, Cory, Louise, Anders Lund, Benjamin White, Mike Escutia, Linda Thompson, Terry Cook, John H Maloney, Patrick Wolfe, Chimaera, Jeffrey Zylks, Taylor Karras &  Sunny G. (Sunbun)

Form: The 3fer: Three people, three stories, one theme and let’s see if they connect.

Theme: I really put my foot in it (also known as I really stepped in it

Storytellers: Jennie Josephson, Brian Coleman, & Elizabeth Hunt

Part One: Jennie Josephson “Cuffed”

Part Two:  Brian Coleman “The Hand Holder”

Part Three:  Cricket Hunt “The Soundtrack”

Behind the story:  Oh my. I loved all three stories on this one, but technically this episode was technically tough!  Skype shows often have something or another wrong with them, usually related to “ducking” or the guest audio. I use Skype Call Recorder to tape those shows. If you, um, “ear-ball”  levels ahead of time, the guest audio usually sounds fine enough.

This time though I thought I would be smart and tape my microphone audio on a separate app, so that I could take advantage of my great Heil PR-40.  Except I didn’t check the levels of my mic in Audio Hijack where I was recording. And so, as you can probably tell, my mic is horribly overmodulated. I would have used my record from Call Recorder but it had some fatal reoccurring crackle.

So, two lessons here: 1) Get an engineer. Stat.  2) So far, not a single person has written to complain about it. Which means, in the end, the story is the only thing that matters. : )

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