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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 139: Raiding Our Creative Energies, A Childhood Blessing

Today Alex and Chris celebrate Creativity long past and brand new! 

We discuss the documentary "Raiders" (NetFlix) which is all about a group of 11-year-olds who decided to re-create "Raiders of the Lost Ark" shot for shot,  the seven years it took them to get it done, and then re-uniting years later to do one last scene.  And we discuss their actual film "Raiders of the Lost Ark- The Adaptation" (YouTube). We See it is a celebration of the pure creative urge, and we tie directly to both Alex's own childhood filmmaking memories and the hordes of young people creating on TikTok right now. 

Yes, we may be in a new golden age of creativity right when we need it the most! So celebrate with us. Here's to all the Creatives who Tell Their Damn Story!

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#RaidersOfTheLostArc, #Raiders, #Netflix, TikTok, #RaidersOfTheLostArcTheAdaptation, #KidFilms, #kidsimagination 

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