Roy Blount, Jr.

Roy Blount, Jr. appears in the following:

Wry on Rye

Friday, March 18, 2016

Roy Blount Jr., a regular panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me!, offers his thoughtful humor on the subjects of pie, possums, and the Nathan's hot dog shop in Times Square.


Alpha Better Juice

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Roy Blount, Jr., talks about the “etymological goulash” that always simmers on the back burner of his mind. His new book Alpha Better Juice is full of his dexterous wordplay, linguistic tricks and his particular take on language.

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Roy Blount, Jr.

Friday, October 31, 2008

Roy Blount Jr. has written at least twenty books and dozens of essays, so his lifetime word count is surely in the millions. His latest book is Alphabet Juice, a kind of shaggy encyclopedia of how words actually convey their meanings through sound.

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