‘Game of Thrones’ Linguist

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Saul Gonzalez visits Berkeley-trained linguist, David Peterson in his Orange County apartment and finds the brain behind the ‘Game of Thrones’ warrior language, Dothraki. Peterson explains how he got the gig writing for the HBO fantasy series and how he works with the production-- translating and recording the Dothraki lines for actors. He also joyfully announces he’s recently helped another member of the LanguageCreation Society get a gig on an upcoming blockbuster movie.

Credits

Guest:
David Peterson - Linguist

Hosts:
Kim Masters, Saul Gonzalez