Seen and Not Heard

What happens when you lose something you thought you'd always have? What happens when the thing you lose is one of your senses? Bet Kline is deaf. That wasn't the case a year ago. Now that her life has been upended, she has to figure out how to carve out a new path for herself and navigate her way down it. Easier said than done.

00:08:00 2021-11-30
Happy holidays! In this special episode, David visits the Kline house for their annual Chanukah party. Sure, he's battling his own brain the whole time, but at least there are latkes. TRANSCRIPT (https://tinyurl.com/SANHholiday) Content warnings: some s...
00:15:27 2021-03-03
Audio is also for d/Deaf/HOH people. In this short talk, Caroline explores their history as a deaf creator of a fiction podcast that represents deafness. They clear up misconceptions about d/Deafness and the critical importance of its inclusion in how you...
01:12:56 2021-02-15
Our brilliant sound designer Tal Minear joins Caroline for a discussion of the intricacies of creating a deaf soundscape, voices that defy filtering, and the wacky things we do to in the name of foley.  Transcript here. (https://tinyurl.com/y7rc37cw) T...
00:23:46 2021-01-22
In the Seen and Not Heard finale, Bet finds balance and sees a clear path forward in her life at last.  Transcript. (https://tinyurl.com/yyv33bor) Content warnings: some strong language, discussion of OCD rituals, mention of alcohol. Seen and Not Heard i...
00:20:42 2021-01-11
Bet starts to find herself more and more comfortable in her identity as deaf and learns about an event that seems tailor-made for both her and David. Content warnings: some strong language, depiction of OCD rituals, and mention of alcohol. Transcript ca...
00:23:13 2020-12-28
David opens up to Bet about his own struggles. Bet begins to deal with the aftermath of her grandmother's death and takes a big personal step forward.  Content warnings: discussion of ableism, discussion of mental illness (specifically OCD), discussion ...
00:38:37 2020-12-14
Caroline and Adelaide chat about accessibility with the world of TTRPGs, the importance of being able to determine one's own comfort level with disability, and the fact that rupturing eardrums are better than sex. Transcript here. (https://tinyurl.com/y7...
00:40:56 2020-11-10
Today, Caroline sat down with Eleanor to discuss the differences in USA and UK healthcare, navigating the highs and lows of mental illness, and the requisite horniness of the horror genre.  Transcript here. (https://tinyurl.com/y6k8a7bq) Transcript is al...
01:11:18 2020-11-01
For today's conversation, Caroline and Cassie discussed how ableism never takes a break, the perils of being loudly deaf on the internet, and the hilarity that ensues in the autocaptions when you get too excited while mentioning Wil Williams. Transcript ...
00:41:42 2020-10-11
And now for something slightly different! Caroline and Cole sat down for a conversation about hearing loss, audio drama, and the frustrating practice of censoring captions.  Transcript here. (https://tinyurl.com/y4zmkgwo) Transcript is also available o...
00:20:51 2020-10-06
Another attempt at some "normal" falls flat, and a loss in the Kline family brings about a confrontation. Content warnings: ableism, conflict, some strong language, mention of alcohol, discussion of illness and hospital stay, hospital setting, discussio...
00:20:40 2020-09-22
As the High Holidays approach, Bet gets sucked in to more family time and has an unexpected visitor. Content warnings: ableism, conflict, some strong language, mention of alcohol. Transcript can be found here. (https://tinyurl.com/yywo47cx)  Transcript...
00:20:23 2020-09-08
Bet attempts to be part of a family gathering. It goes about as well as can be expected.  Content warnings: ableism, conflict, some strong language, mention of alcohol. Transcript can be found here. (https://tinyurl.com/y3g69cjf)  Transcripts are also...
00:08:39 2020-08-02
Bet decides to try to get some answers about her situation from her rabbi.  Content warnings: mention of illness/hospital stay. Transcript can be found here. (https://tinyurl.com/y3l9t9gp)  Transcripts are also available on our Twitter account. Seen ...
00:07:37 2020-07-26
Ah, family dinners. Surely a time for pleasant conversations and emotional openness!  Content warnings: ableism, conflict, complicated family relationships, mention of alcohol. Transcript can be found here. (https://tinyurl.com/y2dxls79)Transcripts ar...
00:04:51 2020-07-19
...apparently speed dating is still a thing? Against her better judgement, Bet decides to give it a shot.  Content warnings: Mention of illness/hospital stay, ableism, mention of sex. Transcript can be found here. (https://tinyurl.com/y5k5pvfb) Transcr...
00:08:46 2020-07-12
Bet attempts to take some initiative and attend a sign language class.  Content warnings: Mention of illness, mention of alcohol, some strong language, ableism. Transcript can be found here. (https://tinyurl.com/y6yredlu) Transcripts are also available...
00:00:56 2020-02-05
(Mid-tempo acoustic guitar music plays.) BET: What happens when you lose something you thought you'd always have? What happens when the thing you lose is one of your senses?  My name is Bet Kline, and...I'm deaf. That wasn't the case a year ago. Now...