There is nothing more tedious than transcription. Fellow comm majors, am I right? I’m totally right. At least my data is interesting… I’m analyzing an episode of the Nerdist Podcast with Wil Wheaton.
CH: And so:: (.) for the lon:gest ti::me (.) first of all:: you couldn’t even mention her name
CH: And if you di::d (.) we we uh >we started- he did it< enough times that we started doing it as uh:: a chant in unison you would you would uh because you wanted to make it happen [you
CH: would say her name=
CH: =and then this would come out (.)
WW&CH: ((in unison)) .hh don’t get me started (.) ↑don’t get me started (.)↑don’t get me started (.)↑FUCKING BITCH I HATE HER
WW: that was our ?war cry.
CH: that was our .war cry.
Less than thirty seconds of audio, and transcribing it took me an HOUR!! How am I supposed to have 30 minutes done by Friday? Ugh, well, I guess I’ll go back to watching Youtube videos of barking cats.