75. Listen Up, Hand-Holes: The Muppet Movie

One honey cone for the bear, one dragonfly ripple for the frog. Don’t get ‘em mixed up. For their first look at a feature length project, Joshua and Lani dig into THE MUPPET MOVIE. How do the Muppets’ particular brand of chaos transfer from skits and gags to the big...
109. Out of My Mind (S5.04)

109. Out of My Mind (S5.04)

Oh god no. Please no. Harmony’s back, Spike and Buffy want to kill each other and Riley’s there, too. Join Lani and Noelle for their discussion of “Out of My Mind.” (S5.04) Download the .mp3Apple Podcasts • RSS • Stitcher Show notes:Wanna know what episode is airing...
1. Building Character (S1.01)

1. Building Character (S1.01)

In this episode of How Story Works Conversations, we talk about building characters, the character triangle, and naming characters.Download the mp3 here.Subscribe to the show!iTunes • Stitcher • RSS Show notes:Wanna know what episode is airing and when? Check out the...
56. Black Panther

56. Black Panther

WAKANDA FOREVER! For BLACK PANTHER, Joshua and Lani discuss the joy of stories so full of amazing women and people of color, the history of Wakanda, both fictional and metatextual, and even dip their toes into afrofuturism and the Parliament Funkadelic. Are you hip to...
108. The Replacement (S5.03)

108. The Replacement (S5.03)

We can just slap ’em back together in the morning. It’s a Chipperish Bizarro episode as Lani loves Riley and Noelle loves Xander in The Replacement (S5.03). Also, we get a special mini-lecture on Frankenstein and Adam from Dr. Paul Moffett of Clockworks...
1. Building Character (S1.01)

Introduction to HSW Conversations (S1.00)

In this introduction to How Story Works Conversations, story expert Lani Diane Rich and concept developer Dr. Kelly Jones define our terms to kick off our discussion of narrative theory. Download the mp3 here.Subscribe to the show!iTunes • Stitcher • RSS Show...