On Creators and Criticism

On Creators and Criticism

During episode 5 of Still Pretty, I took a moment to ruminate on the nature of criticism, and I wanted to share that part of the discussion with everyone, because I think it's important. You can find the rest of the episode and clearly see the reasons why I opened...

How Story Works Course Text List

How Story Works Course Text List

As part of the How Story Works podcast, I will from time to time reference existing movies, television shows, books and other sources of narrative as examples of concepts we're discussing. Most of these examples will be movies that are fairly well-known, but sometimes...

HSW #10. Aristotle’s Your Uncle

HSW #10. Aristotle’s Your Uncle

In this episode of the How Story Works podcast, we discuss Aristotle, the ubiquity of three-act structure, and the water nymphs of creation. Download the mp3 here. Show notes: Structure Study Movies: Tangled A Few Good Men His Girl Friday Easy A Dodgeball Ze Frank's...

SP #7. Normal Again (S6.17)

SP #7. Normal Again (S6.17)

In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani talks about alternate realities, simultaneous delusions, and the return of the Geek Trio in Normal Again (S6.17). Show notes: We're almost at the goal to get Still Pretty released as an audio podcast - support Chipperish on...