Earl Grey 211: Original Thought / by Richard Marquez

Loud As A Whisper.


Running Time: 1 hour 2 minutes 15 seconds

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In the season two The Next Generation episode "Loud As A Whisper," the Enterprise-D transports a renowned mediator named Riva to help end a planet's centuries-old civil war. Riva is deaf and has an unusual method of communication through a chorus representing different aspects of his personality.

In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Amy Nelson, Richard Marquez, and Justin Oser discuss "Loud As a Whisper." They talk about the significance of Riva's Chorus, the nature of conflict, and what the episode says about disability. The hosts also reflect on their personal experiences in the context of the questions brought up by the episode.


Intro (00:01:26)
Feedback from Babel Conference (00:02:04)
Synopsis (00:06:55)
Chorus (00:10:41)
Passion (00:12:35)
Harmony (00:13:25)
Conflict (00:24:32)
Mediator (00:34:03)
Disability (00:43:55)
Final Thoughts (00:51:11)


Richard Marquez, Justin Oser, Amy Nelson


Richard Marquez (Editor and Producer) Amy Nelson (Producer) Justin Oser (Producer) Tony Robinson (Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Michael E Hueter (Associate Producer) Justin Oser (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)