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Author and screenwriter Jen Frankel delves into life, love, form, and crazy content in her exploration of past and present writing from her own archives. From short stories to lyrics to raging rants, you never know what the JFRRS! Podcast will dig up. Some mature content, but we'll try to keep the swearing to a minimum. . . Jen Frankel is the author of the supernatural thriller series Blood & Magic and the Vegan zombie comedy Undead Redhead among others. She performs music under the name Xenofranka.

Author and screenwriter Jen Frankel delves into life, love, form, and crazy content in her exploration of past and present writing from her own archives. From short stories to lyrics to raging rants, you never know what the JFRRS! Podcast will dig up. Some mature content, but we'll try to keep the swearing to a minimum. . . Jen Frankel is the author of the supernatural thriller series Blood & Magic and the Vegan zombie comedy Undead Redhead among others. She performs music under the name Xenofranka.
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Location:

Toronto, ON

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Author and screenwriter Jen Frankel delves into life, love, form, and crazy content in her exploration of past and present writing from her own archives. From short stories to lyrics to raging rants, you never know what the JFRRS! Podcast will dig up. Some mature content, but we'll try to keep the swearing to a minimum. . . Jen Frankel is the author of the supernatural thriller series Blood & Magic and the Vegan zombie comedy Undead Redhead among others. She performs music under the name Xenofranka.

Twitter:

@jenfrankel

Language:

English

Contact:

647-918-7468


Episodes

JFRRS 1 - 9 Promo

3/23/2018
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A little taste of the next JFRRS!Podcast: Songwriting and Lyrics with a quote from the Queen of Nashville, aka the Dolly Lama.

Duration:00:00:47

All About Me (Autobiography and the Common Woman): JFRRS 1.8

3/2/2018
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Whether it's a crazy push to write an entire memoir in 72-hours, a meditation on grief, or an essay about a landlord who might just be the actual devil, Jen is going to enjoy tackling the art of autobiography and what it means to tell stories about ourselves.

Duration:00:27:30

Neverending Stories: JFRRS 1.7

1/13/2018
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Fairy tales have been central to storytelling for centuries, and in the form of legends and myths, stretch back past the beginning of recorded history. Host Jen Frankel delves into their power with three excerpts from her own work, Voices, The End of the Sphinx, and Emerald and Embergris. Edited by Sultan Ridwan, all content by Jen Frankel

Duration:00:25:46

Please, Learn to Shoot a Gun: JFRRS 1.6

11/13/2017
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In the wake of two of the worst mass shootings ever in the United States, occurring just over a month apart, I scrapped my plan for an episode of the podcast dealing with fairy tales to talk about guns and gun violence. But this isn't any old plea for disarmament. I want you to shoot a gun. And here's why. I'm joined this month on the team by audio magician Sultan Ridwan. Thanks for taking the sound of JFRRS!pod to the next level!

Duration:00:12:40

More Dreams May Come: JFRRS 1.5a

10/13/2017
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This is another "edition addition," this time for episode 1.5, Sweet Dreams. . . Don't Have To Rhyme. As promised, it's a couple of poems I wrote while I was entirely asleep! And wrote down when I woke up, much as Mr. Samuel Taylor Coleridge ALMOST managed. ;)

Duration:00:05:52

JFRRS 1.5: Sweet Dreams. . . Don't Have To Rhyme

8/8/2017
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Have you ever woken up in the morning with an irresistible urge to write down your dreams? I've been doing it for a long, long time, and mining those dreams for ideas for my fiction. Music in this episode is, as usual, by my musical alter ego Xenofranka including the JFRRS! theme, Saturday Afternoon Self-Portrait from the album SANS VOCCE except the following: Rossini String Concertos: Royalty Free from MusOpen.org Egmont Overture & Under the Hall of the Mountain King by Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:32:50

JFRRS 1.4: Politics as Life

3/15/2017
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Selections from my poetry collection Politics as Life, presented in the context of the current American presidency and its attendant scandals. Warning: keep an open mind for the sake of compassion! Read more at www.jenfrankel.com/books or at Wattpad under the username Jen Frankel. I welcome your comments and questions!

Duration:00:17:02

JFRRS 1.1: The Pealing of a Bell on a Silent Night

1/6/2017
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Welcome to the JFRRS! Podcast, aka Jen Frankel Reads Random S#it! I'm as much a random writer as a random reader, and here I'll be sharing with you my writings on such diverse subjects as time travel and the Titanic. In this first episode, I delve into the magical approach of Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa to sound and music in films like Rashomon and The Seven Samurai.

Duration:00:11:42

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