Weird American Film & TV Tropes

Session #121 – Weird American Film & TV Tropes

American movies and TV shows are watched around the world, but to others, we do some weird stuff. For this lighter session, we analyze the depiction of Americans in entertainment based on the Buzzfeed list “37 Things Americans Do In Movies/TV Shows That Truly Confuse Non-American.” Show Notes:Buzzfeed article 37 Things Americans Do In Movies/TV Shows That Truly Confuse Non-American

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Session #67 - Handling Rejection

Session #67 – Handling Rejection

We will undoubtedly receive a mountain of “no’s” and “passes” before, if ever, we get our first “YES!” How you handle rejection can make or break you in the business of screenwriting, or books, magazines, blocks, advertising, etc. 

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What's the Moral of the Story?

Session #66 – The Moral of the Story

In this session, Tom struggles with Hollywood films lacking moral fiber. Do movies still teach morals? Or we just stuffing our faces with popcorn while stuff explodes on screen? SHOW NOTES:Movies with Important Life Lessons for Us to LearnIMDB’s List of Movies with Life Lessons

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What We're Watching

Session #64 – What We’re Watching – Podcasts and YouTube for Writers

In today’s session, we share with you some of the podcasts and YouTube channels we listen to and watch, and recommend, as writers to navigate our careers and improve our skills.  SHOW NOTES: Happier In Hollywood Podcast StarTalk Radio Podcast Paper Team Podcast How Did This Get Made Podcast Dead Pilots Society Podcast Scriptnotes Podcast HISHE (How It Should Have Ended) CinemaSins Super Carlin Bros (Film Theories) The Film Theorist Screen Junkies (Honest Trailers)

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