Name my interview podcast about interviews!
February 1, 2017 10:58 AM   Subscribe

I'm working on a podcast where I interview interviewers. For journalists and whatnot. What should I name it?

Ideally the name's not a pun or a goof, makes sense when you hear it and is intriguing. (And if you post something I'll take that as permission to use it. I'll send you a t-shirt or something, I promise :).)
posted by YoungAmerican to Writing & Language (51 answers total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
 
Studs Terkel asked that his epitaph be "Curiosity never killed this cat."
posted by DirtyOldTown at 11:02 AM on February 1, 2017


The microphone in the mirror
posted by lmfsilva at 11:03 AM on February 1, 2017


The Big Ask
posted by prewar lemonade at 11:05 AM on February 1, 2017 [9 favorites]


Interrogative Prerogative

(That's a mouthful.)
posted by The Deej at 11:09 AM on February 1, 2017 [2 favorites]


Meet Interlocute
posted by cortex at 11:11 AM on February 1, 2017 [1 favorite]


No Producers
posted by parmanparman at 11:12 AM on February 1, 2017


Conversation Creation
posted by The Deej at 11:20 AM on February 1, 2017


Interview Innerview.

(OK, mine all sound like very short poems, or schoolyard taunts.)
posted by The Deej at 11:25 AM on February 1, 2017


Interview2
posted by a good beginning at 11:29 AM on February 1, 2017 [4 favorites]


The Talk Shop
posted by Hermione Granger at 11:37 AM on February 1, 2017


Question Time (though the BBC may come after you).

Telling Stories

Interpersonal Dialog
posted by parmanparman at 11:40 AM on February 1, 2017


Turning the Mic Around

About Face

Getting Inside The Interview
posted by It's Never Lurgi at 11:41 AM on February 1, 2017 [2 favorites]


Q&Q&A
posted by fmg at 11:44 AM on February 1, 2017


Tables Turned
Questioners Asked
posted by inturnaround at 11:51 AM on February 1, 2017


The Interrogator

Or

Let's Punch an Interrogator
posted by blakewest at 11:55 AM on February 1, 2017


No one expects the reverse inquisition! Or simply, "Reverse inquisition"
posted by filthy light thief at 12:09 PM on February 1, 2017 [2 favorites]


Instead of "Turning the Mic Around" what about "Turn the Mic Around"?

Mic Talk

(I am exceedingly excited about this, by the way.)
posted by radioamy at 12:09 PM on February 1, 2017 [1 favorite]


Question Crafters
The art of asking
Ask the askers
The ask files
posted by motdiem2 at 12:13 PM on February 1, 2017 [1 favorite]


Ipsos Auctores

meaning: the reporters themselves (see also Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?).
Depends how nerdy you want to get, I suppose.
posted by ananci at 12:26 PM on February 1, 2017 [2 favorites]


Interrogative
Interrogatory
Interro
Interology
Interrocast
Interrogatory Story
posted by Rock Steady at 12:27 PM on February 1, 2017


Point/Counterpoint
posted by Sphinx at 12:34 PM on February 1, 2017


Count/Pointercount
Who asks the askers
posted by Rob Rockets at 12:42 PM on February 1, 2017 [2 favorites]


Reverberations

Why do you ask?

Back at ya

Mirror for Observers
posted by jamjam at 12:42 PM on February 1, 2017 [3 favorites]


Sup?
posted by Bella Donna at 12:55 PM on February 1, 2017


Meta ask.
posted by mce at 1:05 PM on February 1, 2017


Really liking jamjam's "Why do you ask?".
posted by oxisos at 1:17 PM on February 1, 2017 [5 favorites]


Byline

The Empty Chair

Brass Tacks

Jotter Notes
posted by mathowie at 2:04 PM on February 1, 2017


Talk Talk
posted by Beardman at 2:12 PM on February 1, 2017


Questionable
posted by joshfrai at 3:28 PM on February 1, 2017


oooh, I like that, joshfrai. How about:
Questionable Assumptions
posted by mathowie at 4:04 PM on February 1, 2017 [1 favorite]


Tables Turned
Turning the Table
Your own medicine
posted by mmascolino at 4:07 PM on February 1, 2017


The Interview Show
posted by Clotilde at 4:31 PM on February 1, 2017


Behind the Mic
posted by saladin at 4:40 PM on February 1, 2017


Prod-cast! You know...because of all the prodding.
posted by masquesoporfavor at 4:56 PM on February 1, 2017


DAMMIT you said no puns, I'm sorry.
posted by masquesoporfavor at 4:56 PM on February 1, 2017


MetaTalk
posted by Pater Aletheias at 5:20 PM on February 1, 2017 [1 favorite]


The Hot Seat
Turnabout
The Inquisitives
The Curious Ones


(Dude, do you ever sleep?! I take my hat off to you.)
posted by latkes at 7:31 PM on February 1, 2017


The Two P's
How To Ask Questions
posted by chococat at 7:57 PM on February 1, 2017


"Are we recording?"
"Is thing on?"
"The Transcript"
posted by Gotanda at 8:53 PM on February 1, 2017


Inside the Interviewer

Questions Questioned

btw, I also like jamjam's "Why do you ask?" and motdiem2's "Question Crafters".
posted by thewildgreen at 9:11 PM on February 1, 2017


As an homage to your longtime "producer" on TSOYA/Bullseye: Speaking Into Microphones.
posted by ALongDecember at 7:21 AM on February 2, 2017 [6 favorites]


As an homage to your longtime "producer" on TSOYA/Bullseye: Speaking Into Microphones.

This is so genius, the mods should delete all the other answers, including mine.
posted by Rock Steady at 8:01 AM on February 2, 2017 [3 favorites]


This is What We Talk About When We Talk About Talking
posted by lousywiththespirit at 10:05 AM on February 2, 2017


You Who
posted by Kafkaesque at 10:13 AM on February 2, 2017


Conversing All-Stars
posted by Kafkaesque at 10:13 AM on February 2, 2017


Questionnaire - or Question Air
posted by Kafkaesque at 10:15 AM on February 2, 2017


Speaking into Microphones really is an excellent idea.
posted by ocherdraco at 10:22 AM on February 2, 2017 [2 favorites]


In Front of Behind the Mic
posted by Rykey at 8:50 PM on February 4, 2017


Counterpart
Counterview
posted by gennessee at 12:08 AM on February 5, 2017


In light of gennesee's excellent suggestions:

Encounter Intelligence
posted by jamjam at 1:59 PM on February 5, 2017


Looks like The Turnaround was the way to go.
posted by aniola at 1:12 PM on July 8, 2017 [1 favorite]


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