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Episode 24 :: The Season-Ender

8/23/2016
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Bad Storytellers is a podcast about writing and things that are written. Join four friends on the road to becoming professional writers as they unleash new stories on-air, criticize each others’ work, discuss pop culture influences, and conceive on-the-spot trailers for imaginary films. In this episode, we discuss the new Ghostbusters film and have a spoiler-free discussion about Stranger Things (with a spoiler-laden discussion tucked safely away at the very end). Liam brings in his...

Duration:01:07:05

Episode 23 :: The Great Gig in the Sky

7/27/2016
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In this episode, the gang discusses the funniest films ever made, other podcasts, and what to burn when we die. Josh brings in one of his banked short film drafts, Maxx writes an introduction for an efficient criminal, and Liam writes about a girl and a burned-down house. Afterwards, we discuss diction and clarity, and our trailer ends up being a movie that will never be made, but that everyone secretly wants. Show notes and links can be found at www.badstorytellers.com Learn more about...

Duration:01:01:52

Episode 22 :: The Windy World

7/13/2016
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In honor of the launch of our new sister podcast, RPG From Scratch, instead of a trailer, we roll the genre dice and create a new roleplaying setting for you all to use at your leisure. Additionally, Liam and Maxx have very unique submissions, we give a shout out to another friend who is in hollywood films. Also, we discuss the merits of Coke vs Pepsi, and whether or not we should have a moratorium on discussing Deep Space Nine and Jurassic World. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:01:03:05

Episode 21 :: Ace in the Hole

6/28/2016
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The gang gets together this week to discuss Baseball's history in Star Trek, Doug's celebrity as The Kill Bill Kid, Hearts of Iron, and Soviet Hockey. Liam has some brainstorming to do, Max shows us what the aristocratic life is like in his story, and Josh finishes Chapter five. We also review our first ever fan submission! We had a great time on this one. Enjoy! Show notes and more at www.badstorytellers.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:44

Episode 20: The Sequel Episode

6/13/2016
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Bad Storytellers is a podcast about writing and things that are written. Join four friends on the road to becoming professional writers as they unleash new stories on-air, criticize each others’ work, discuss pop culture influences, and conceive on-the-spot trailers for imaginary films. This is our debut on The Nerdy Show Network! If this is your first time with us - come, join us by the fire. You won't need to have heard our previous episodes, but if you want to check them out, you can...

Duration:01:20:08

Episode 19: The Arbiter

5/12/2016
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In this episode, Doug is out, so Josh, Liam and Max have a brainstorming session about each of their individual projects. Additionally, we talk about Captain America: Civil War, Neil Gaiman (again), and the oppressive fiction of Cormac Mccarthy. Rounding it out is another idea we're surprised hasn't been filmed. Stay a while and listen. Show notes and group submissions can be found at www.badstorytellers.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:14:50

Episode 18: The Battle For Floyd

4/28/2016
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We have our first guest, our good friend Malachi! He was brave enough to bring in his short film script for critique and participated in all other aspects of this podcast. In this episode, we discuss our Hogwarts houses, non-rhyming poetry, and the legitimacy of buying Playboy for the articles. Rounding it out is a movie idea so fun, Doug called dibs on writing it next. Read the show notes and group submissions at www.badstorytellers.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:13:23

Episode 17: Twilight Of The Techno Wizards

4/13/2016
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In this episode, the gang is minus one as Doug has to sit out, but we still cover a large range of topics including the Rogue One trailer, Mary Sues, and how many times is too many to say a character's name. Max brought in a character study, Liam expanded on his Fox and Ox tale, and Josh brought in the fourth chapter of his first draft. As always, we end up spending more time arguing about the name of our movie than the plot. Enjoy. We sure did. Show notes and links can be found at...

Duration:01:04:50

Episode 16: Cannon Saga

3/30/2016
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After two weeks apart, the gang gets back together to discuss our ignorance of Tumblr's mechanics, Batman v Superman, and what kinds of things make a story Dieselpunk. Josh turns in a preview of Chapter 4, Liam does some worldbuilding, and Max gives us a naval battle. Show notes and links can be found at www.badstorytellers.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:10

Episode 15: Gaslight Fantasy

3/16/2016
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In this episode, we discuss some great documentaries, The Lost World, and the contents of a hippopotamus stomach. Liam tries a new writing exercise, Doug has more of his opening scene, and Josh workshops some exposition with the gang. Max even gives us a sneak peek into his next idea. Show notes and more are available at www.badstorytellers.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:27

Episode 14: Our Kind Of Town

3/10/2016
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In this episode, Max takes the day off, we talk about the new Ghostbusters trailer, plot holes that bother us and those that don't, and we get into the nitty gritty exposition in both Doug and Josh's stories. At the end, we put together a movie idea that we're all frankly surprised hasn't already been made. Links and show notes can be found at www.badstorytellers.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:36

Episode 13: Off The Wall

3/2/2016
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In this episode, the gang talks about how copyright works for writers, how to come up with names, fairy tale monsters, and Shaquille O'Neal. Liam tries a repetitive prose experiment, Max lets us in on his new dystopian future, and the gang helps Josh workshop a scene for his novel. We may also have had too much fun recording the trailer at the end. Show notes and links can be found, as always, at www.badstorytellers.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:27:36

Episode 12: The Reboot Episode

2/24/2016
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In this episode, we are minus one, because Doug is in the process of moving. We changed up the format to discuss reboots, sequels, and what we would do if given leave to make our own Star Trek series. Also, we are now accepting writing submissions for critique and criticism. As always, show notes and links can be found at www.badstorytellers.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:11

Episode 11: Mask Of The Tengu

2/18/2016
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In this episode, the gang tries to tackle the concept of exposition. Much is discussed about Deadpool, Naruto, and Die Hard. Even more is talked about Max's project, Doug's outline, and Josh's third chapter and his own troubles with exposition. Show notes and links at www.badstorytellers.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:22:21

Episode 10: The Pearl of Titan

2/11/2016
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In this episode, the gang talks ren-faires, distractions, and how to deal with them. Liam turns in his first outline, Doug completes his final outline, and Josh turns in the complete Chapter two! Come hang out and have a few laughs with us. References and show notes can be found at www.badstorytellers.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:42:43

Episode 09: Mother Superior

2/4/2016
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In this episode, the gang is one lighter, as Max was home with Aldeberaanian Flu. We talk about cynicism, snobbery, and Rocky IV. Josh turned in the beginning of Chapter 2, and Liam turned in a very sexy piece. The episode wraps up with what may be our most fun trailer yet. Show notes and more can be found, as always, at www.badstorytellers.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:32:44

Episode 08: The Right Side Of History

1/27/2016
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In this episode, the gang puts a hold on turning in their own work to instead fine-tune some of the roadblocks in their stories by workshopping them as a group. You get to peer behind the curtain of how these ideas come about. Also, we talk a lot about alternate history. Show notes and links can be found on http://www.badstorytellers.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:49:50

Episode 07: Chrome on the Range

1/22/2016
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In this episode the gang talks about British w(h)igs, Doctor Who, the coolness of John Goodman, the death of the Noble Furtrapper archetype, and what it would take for a young boy to leave his dying mother. Also, after a discussion about writing rituals, Josh turns in the first chapter of his book for review. Show notes and submitted works can be found at www.badstorytellers.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:29:48

Episode 06: Bog The Unspeakable

1/11/2016
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In this episode, the gang talks about their upcoming projects, Star Wars, and what they think could be an interesting new flick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:07

Episode 05: A Dark Lightyear

12/30/2015
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Recording problems abound in this, our second attempt at recording a fifth episode! In this one, we talk about Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Max's problem with Snow Crash, and our own terrible work. Come join us for a few laughs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:16:48