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The New York Times Audio Digest, June 02, 2014

Written by: The New York Times
Narrated by: The New York Times
Length: 49 mins

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It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.
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  • ZenGwen
  • 02-06-14

Learn how to pronounce Maleficent!

Would you try another book written by The New York Times or narrated by The New York Times?

I love the NYT audible subscription in general and it has become something I look forward to every day, BUT...

How could the performance have been better?

Today they reviewed Maleficent, and COMPLETELY mis-pronounced it, consistently. Note to the narrator (who is usually pretty good): it's pronounced muh-leff-eh-sent.

Didn't you ever see Sleeping Beauty when you were a kid?

He was pronouncing it "mal-efficient", like she was just absolutely terrible at being efficient. Painful to hear. Yuck.