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Tell The Damn Story

236 EpisodesProduced by Alex Simmons & Chris RyanWebsite

Where we interview and talk about the challenges and successes of writing books, comics, film, and other creative arts and pop culture topics.


Tell The Damn Story 180: "Wandering Visions of Writing"

It's a jam-packed episode of TV shows, international animation, and the value of writer's groups.

Today Alex and Chris talk about getting vaccinated, WandaVision episode seven and eight and how that show is offering master classes to creatives. 

Alex talks about spending the week on panels to promote the upcoming Tales of Wakanda anthology that he is a part of.  He also mentions appearing virtually at the Jamaica Animation Con, while also teaching his usual load of screen writing classes, including a class consisting of students from all across Africa (told you he was a globetrotting adventurer). 

During our segment called "Alex Simmons' Time Machine", Alex issues Chris a challenge to watch any four episodes from season one of the old Perry Mason show now on Netflix.  Then Chris is supposed to watch the eight episode Perry Mason reboot on HBO Max for discussion next week. (Challenge accepted. Come join in!) 

Finally, we discuss in detail the pros and cons of leaving a writers group, taking a close look at honoring commitments versus getting out of a bad situation. There's a little something for everybody in this episode so dive on in! 

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