The Expressionists is a podcast that explores how idioms connect us with the past and to each other.


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Who we are:
Olivia Rosenman (@olivesophierose) is an audio producer, journalist and kimchi instructor. She is an out-an-out language geek with some tertiary qualifications and a company of friends and family pained by her pesky puns to prove it.

Helen Rydstrand (@hrydstrand) has a lifelong fascination with the highways and byways of language and culture. After a few years researching and teaching literature, cultural studies and writing, she’s landed in Paris, where she splits her time between learning French and editing English.

Our theme music is by The Most. Our amazing 24-hour-on-call tech person is Darcy from Aporia.