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A podcast about writing, for new and aspiring writers. Hosted by Anthony Falcone and Andrew Wheeler.

A podcast about writing, for new and aspiring writers. Hosted by Anthony Falcone and Andrew Wheeler.
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United States

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A podcast about writing, for new and aspiring writers. Hosted by Anthony Falcone and Andrew Wheeler.

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English


Episodes

Storybeater Episode 063: Jessica Jones Returns

3/30/2018
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The first season of Jessica Jones had a very clear story to tell about living with trauma, but did it leave anywhere for the second season to go? Anthony and Andrew dig in to the new storyline and ask all the big questions, like 'Can Jessica be happy?', 'What is Malcolm for?' and 'How famous is Trish meant to be anyway?'

Duration:00:51:30

Storybeater Episode 062: Black & Gold

2/25/2018
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Anthony and Andrew share their thoughts on the ten nominees for best screenplay in this year's Academy Awards, including The Big Sick, The Shape of Water, Lady Bird, Call Me By Your Name, and Logan. Then they share their thoughts on the latest hit Marvel movie, Black Panther. 00:10:17 Academy Awards 01:17:47 Black Panther

Duration:01:22:36

Storybeater Episode 061: The Last Year And The Last Jedi

1/21/2018
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Anthony and Andrew offer their take on the writing and world-building of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, plus a look back at some of their favourite genre works of 2017 (and a couple of duds).

Duration:01:32:15

Storybeater Episode 60: Werewolves & Monster Men

10/25/2017
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Anthony and Andrew talk about monsters and the id of man, with a special focus on Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and the classic Universal monster movie The Wolf Man.

Duration:01:01:27

Storybeater Episode 059: Musicals!

9/27/2017
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Anthony and Andrew talk about their favourite musicals, and how musicals approach story.

Duration:01:25:33

Episode 058: The Defenders

8/30/2017
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Anthony and Andrew break down the highs and lows of Marvel's Defenders series on Netflix, bringing together the characters from Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and also Iron Fist. It was a bold television experiment, but did it work?

Duration:00:37:49

Storybeater Episode 057: Spider-Man Homecoming

7/31/2017
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Breaking down the heroes, villains, and world-building of the latest Spider-Man movie.

Duration:01:00:54

Episode 056: Guardians of Wonder

6/30/2017
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Anthony and Andrew offer their belated story-related thoughts on Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and DC's Wonder Woman.

Duration:01:24:41

Storybeater Episode 55: The F8 of the Furious

5/12/2017
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We recorded this podcast a quarter mile at a time. (And then uploaded it super late.)

Duration:00:59:24

Storybeater Episode 054: Iron Fist

4/3/2017
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Breaking down (almost) everything wrong with Netflix's Marvel's Iron Fist. Plus, what we're reading and what we're writing!

Duration:01:11:09

Storybeater Episode 053: Oscars 2017

2/22/2017
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Anthony and Andrew offer their thoughts on this year's Academy Award nominees for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay, including La La Land, The Lobster, Manchester By The Sea, Arrival, Hidden Figures, Lion, and Moonlight. Plus, what they're reading and what they're writing!

Duration:01:33:19

Storybeater Episode 052: Rogue One

12/24/2016
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Breaking down the strengths and flaws of Gareth Edwards' Rogue One.

Duration:01:25:45

Storybeater Episode 051: Doctor Strange

11/24/2016
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Anthony and Andrew break down the story elements and the successes and failures of the new Doctor Strange movie, including its use of tropes, its treatment of women, and the question of how sympathetic its lead character is meant to be. Plus, what we're reading, and what we're writing!

Duration:01:08:00

Storybeater Episode 050: Luke Cage

10/22/2016
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Anthony Falcone and Andrew Wheeler break down the storytelling, heroes, villains, women, and cultural significance of Cheo Hodari Coker's Luke Cage show as best as they are able! Plus; what they're writing, and what they're reading!

Duration:01:36:06

Storybeater Episode 049: The Magnificent Seven

9/28/2016
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Anthony and Andrew look at the strengths and problems of the latest version of The Magnificent Seven, starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt. How does it compare to previous versions, and to other "build the team" and "defend the castle" movies? Plus, in What We're Reading, Anthony talks about Raina Telgemeier's Ghosts, and Andrew talks about the podcast My Favorite Murder.

Duration:01:10:25

Storybeater Episode 048: Suicide Squad / The Get Down

8/28/2016
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Anthony and Andrew tackle Suicide Squad, a movie that just begs to be rewritten, and check out the first six episodes of Baz Luhrmann's The Get Down on Netflix. Spoilers ahead! Check us out at Fan Expo in Toronto, September 1-4.

Duration:01:38:42

Storybeater Episode 047: Ghostbusters 2016

7/31/2016
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Andrew and Anthony talk about Paul Feig's 2016 reboot of the Ghostbusters franchise, starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. What worked, what didn't, and how did the weird controversy around the movie shape our appreciation for it? Plus, what we're writing and what we're reading!

Duration:01:21:44

Storybeater Episode 046: Storybeater Apocalypse

6/12/2016
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Anthony and Andrew go in-depth on the latest X-Men movie, X-Men: Apocalypse, and take a detour into another Biblical comics adaptation, AMC's Preacher. Plus, the latest look at what they're writing and what they're reading.

Duration:01:26:41

Storybeater Episode 045: Captain America: Civil War

5/12/2016
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Anthony and Andrew discuss the secrets behind the success of Captain America: Civil War, including its place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe canon and the establishment of new characters Black Panther and Spider-Man. Plus, inevitably, they compare Civil War to Batman v Superman. Also in this episode: TCAF, I Hate Fairyland, and Thomas King.

Duration:01:54:09

Storybeater Episode 044: Batman v Superman

4/20/2016
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Anthony and Andrew watched Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and even with a lot of time to digest it, there's still a lot to talk about. A lot. Plus, what we're reading, and what we're writing!

Duration:01:26:23

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