This Hilarious Bingo Card That Collects Every Podcast Cliché Has Gone Viral
Is your favorite podcast guilty of any of these?
That said, practitioners of the form -- including us -- do have a tendancy to be somewhat formulaic at times, resorting to clichéd language and production techniques. Twitter user Alex Sujong Laughlin noticed this and created a "Podcast Bingo" card that quickly went viral.
i made this bc i'm an asshole pic.twitter.com/7YHMHeQN4Y— Alex Sujong Laughlin (@alexlaughs) November 5, 2018
Yeah. Hits a bit close to home.
With the Twitter community being what it is, several users jumped in with suggestions for additional items to add, and Mashable collected some of the best:
I don’t see “Opening is a bunch of clips/one liners from movies”— Jizz Johnson (@jizzjohnson68) November 6, 2018
ZipRecruiter's powerful matching algorithm...— casey john leonard (@Casey_J_Leonard) November 6, 2018
“Make hiring easier with zip recruiter”— Hailey (@GracefulTornado) November 6, 2018
“I love my Casper mattress”
Missed out:— Michael Poppies Now (@IrkthePurists) November 6, 2018
1. Minimal editing
2. Interminable 'housekeeping' section read out really slowly
3. Shit Skype connections
4. Man with most annoying laugh closest to microphone
5. 'How are you?' / 'I'm VERY well, sir, how are you?'
6. Goodytwoshoes absence of copyrighted music https://t.co/5lBtRoS15q
“...or wherever you get your podcasts”— Aaron Elya (@DiscJockeyEtc) November 5, 2018
Now, if you'll excuse us, we'll be putting in our earbuds now.
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