FOX 5 10:00 News spent time in the Heights last night interviewing BHB’s Heather Quinlan about her New York accent documentary, If These Knishes Could Talk. They also did a little man-on-the street action—see if you can spot the locals. “Knishes” is also available on Amazon.com. New York News
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Forgive a bit of self-promotion, but here I go— If These Knishes Could Talk, my film about the New York accent, will be premiering at the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival at St Francis College, May 16th at 7 p.m. The film features the New York accent in the five boroughs and New Orleans, in […]
News 12 did a feature from the Brooklyn Heights Cinema, where they interviewed me about “If These Knishes Could Talk”, and a few lucky matinee customers about the New York accent. They also put in a plug for the upcoming Knish/New York accent film fundraiser. (Glad my mascara held, it was quite a windy day.) […]
The New York Times, obviously following the trend started by our Heather Quinlan, writes about the NY accent (“dialect” to you sticklers, OK?) today. More to the point, they write about wanting to lose it as opposed to HQ’s homage to tawking like Fran Drescher:
Our Heather Quinlan’s documentary If These Knishes Could Talk was covered today on WNBC-TV. Of course Junkersfeld made the cut but the accent-less Homer and Scales did not. Feh! The girl’s getting some nice attention for her flick, so shut up already. Fuh-get-about-it. Video after the jump.
BHB contributer Heather Quinlan (@heathercue) had another star turn on NYC TV this morning. NY1 spent some time with HQ discussing her documentary in progress If These Knishes Could Talk. Update Heather also appeared on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show… but not with Brian… it was “other guy”.. but great nevertheless.. give it a listen:
Benjamin Peim in today’s Daily News: Do we really tawk like dat? A Bronx-born filmmaker is returning to her home borough to shoot a documentary exploring the New York accent. Heather Quinlan, 35, has been working on the documentary, called “If These Knishes Could Talk,” for a year and half, making the rounds of the […]
So yours truly will be standing with this sign on Clark and Henry today from 12-1 to shoot footage for my film about the New York accent, “If These Knishes Could Talk.” News 12 just emailed and told me they’ll be filming the “event” (as it were) around noon as well, so please swing by […]
Do you have a New York accent? Do you love it? Hate it? Or haven’t really thought much about it? Whatever your feelings, come talk to me tomorrow anytime from 12-1. I’ll be standing on the corner of Clark and Henry chatting and hopefully filming, if you don’t get shy. This is for my film […]
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