Well, I'm trying to listen to Paul A. Trout, a retired English professor, discuss his Joseph-Campbell-esque book on monsters . . . but the talk is unbearable, as Trout is one of those methodical, repetitive types that despite his training seems to have never heard of that helpful part of speech called the pronoun and also pronounces certain words with an annoying affectation . . . jag-YOO-ar, for instance.