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We are an American-Japanese team, who are creating a podcast meant for those wanting to learn English, Japanese, or both. We will mainly focus on news, grammar, and culture. Also, We'll talk about linguistics! このポッドキャストは日本人のAzumiとアメリカ人のクリスが、英語と日本語を勉強するみなさんに、週1回1つのテーマを英語と日本語別々のエピソードでお届けする約25分の番組です。日本語や英語を話す皆さんのコミュニティとなるようなポッドキャストを目指しています!あなたも一緒にCode-switching Butterflyになりましょう!
 
Hello, Hola, Guten Tag, Bonjour, こんにちは ! Welcome everyone, this is a podcast for those wanting to learn about U.S. Culture through Standard American English, also known as General American. We talk about various different topics related to the U.S. and the U.S.'s relations with other countries. My co-host and I would like to think of this as more of a journey because you never know where it’ll take us. Plus, since the journey’s more important than the end or the start, we hope that you’ll be ...
 
Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy childen’s books: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
 
Christopher Swan is on a big adventure! In My Big Story with Christopher Swan, he’s literally on a plane, train, or automobile, traveling the USA (aiming for the world!), interviewing uniquely inspiring people. He’s uncovering stories from voices that may not be heard, crossing boundaries of diversity, uniqueness, and beliefs — stories that inherently celebrate our differences. These thought-provoking conversations are with people that have taken chances and carved out uncommon paths. Throug ...
 
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The internet has been around for over thirty years now, much to the surprise of many people. Kris and I talk about our experiences growing up with the internet and how this has shaped our online word view. We hope that you enjoy this episode and please feel free to get in contact with us !By Christopher M. Chandler, Kris Schauer
 
This contemporary Victorian story is chockablock with twists and turns, backstabs and broadsides, as well as Dickensian pornfiends. It also features a steamy lesbian romance between two women desperate to escape their own circumstances. We dive into what makes Fingersmith memorable, as well as where its structure overstays its welcome. Our theme mu…
 
Writer/Director Adam White discusses his new Rom/Com about a successful businesswoman who takes her boyfriend home for Thanksgiving only to find her family is scheming to reunite her with her lost love. Starring Summer Bellessa, Landen Adams, Alaina Beauloye, Barry Corbin, & Jon Heder. Funny Thing About Love releases in theaters and VOD on Dec 3rd …
 
Enjoy another episode of our latest show-within-a-show! We're reading Edith Grossman's translation of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes a few chapters at a time. Some Patreon supporters get these episodes monthly, but every two months we'll combine them for general consumption. These episodes cover Chapters 10-26 of Part Two. In Episode 9, someone…
 
Logline: A strange noblewoman arrives in a remote mountain village, claiming one of five youths is the reincarnation of an ancient power who once destroyed the world – and will do so again if she’s not able to discover which of them it is. But they all have less time than they think. Geoffrey and Kristy Leigh Lussier (Story Consultant/Producer) bre…
 
Groundhog Day meets the apocalypse in this week's book, in which the end of the world is approaching at an ever-faster pace through each of Harry August's successive lifetimes spent on earth. Hope you like paradoxes! Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis. Advertise on Overdue See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Geoffrey chats with Christopher Lockhart (story editor for WME) who has read over 60,000 screenplays. He gives his methodology on what works and what doesn't when it comes down to writing a killer logline. Visit Christopher's FB Group: The Inside Pitch --> https://www.facebook.com/groups/theinsidepitch The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available …
 
Logline: Eddie Brock attempts to reignite his career by interviewing serial killer Cletus Kasady, who becomes the host of the symbiote Carnage and escapes prison after a failed execution. Geoffrey and Reece Taylor (Screenwriter/Reporter/Blogger) break down and analyze this sequel which takes the Eddie/Venom relationship to the next level and dial t…
 
DeLillo's award-winning breakthrough novel is a satirical rumination on the fear of death while living in a hyper-consumerist America inundated with information delivered by modern technology. Did we mention it was written in the 80s? Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis. Advertise on Overdue See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informa…
 
Geoffrey chats with Gael Chandler (Family Matters, The New Leave it to Beaver) about her new book Editing for Directors and how that can take your storytelling and screenwriting to the next level. You can find Gael's book at: Editing For Directors --> https://amzn.to/3CaMBvf The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfu…
 
This week's book observes society from the outside, asking occasionally uncomfortable questions about what it means to "progress" and to "fit in" and who gets to decide whether a person is doing those things. Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis. Advertise on Overdue See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Geoffrey chats with Filmmaker and creator Katie Chonacas as they discuss her comedy improv show Couples Therapy, now on Youtube. For more on Katie go to https://www.chonacas.com The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Support the show and get access to exclusive content! --> https://www.thes…
 
We close out Spooktober with a cornucopia of spooky stories from a state we both have a relationship to. Join us for a conversation about ghostly grandpas, paranormal presidents, and spectral students. For more on our bonus episodes, head to patreon.com/overduepod. Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis. Advertise on Overdue See omnystudio.c…
 
On this episode, Laura Chandler is joined by composer, musician, and clinical psychologist, Mia Pixley, who has just released a new album, Margaret in the Wild. Mia has a degree in cello performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. She has performed in award-winning off-Broadway musicals, on GRAMMY aw…
 
For the Big 500, we go to Sweden to solve a murder and also some financial crimes. And much like The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, we also go on at some length about the specs of classic Macintosh computers. Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis. Advertise on Overdue See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Geoffrey chats with Director Dan Attias (The Wire, True Blood, The Boys, Homeland) about the unique differences between directing a feature film and television. Dan also discusses the importance of working with the writers of a tv show as well as keen insights into his new book. To check out Dan's incredible new book: Directing Great Television go …
 
Eight stories. Eight women (and plenty more). Eight experiments in genre and form that each explore modern horrors. Carmen Maria Machado's debut short story collection is filled with weird fiction and intimate nightmares, making it a fitting entry for Spooktober 2021. Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis. Advertise on Overdue See omnystudi…
 
Geoffrey chats with the legend himself Christopher Vogler as they discuss his book The Writer's Journey. Now on its 25th anniversary. You can find The Writer's Journey here --> https://amzn.to/2SrIuJM The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Support the show and get access to exclusive conten…
 
Geoffrey chats with Jeff Arch about writing the oscar-nominated screenplay for Sleepless in Seattle! You can find Jeff Arch at https://www.storysummit.us/jeffarch The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Support the show and get access to exclusive content! --> https://www.thesuccessfulscreen…
 
Komponist Marcel Barsotti erzählt in der heutigen Folge von seinen Anfängen in der Welt der Filmmusik und stellt sein neues Album "AMERICANA" vor, welches am 18. Oktober 2021 auf allen digitalen Streaming-Plattformen erscheint.Fans About Films: Der PodcastKreiert und moderiert von Lasse VogtGast: Marcel BarsottiHier könnt ihr meinen Gast finden:htt…
 
Spooktober continues! A narrator wanders rooms in his old house, telling the reader stories about his life. Is he an old man responding to a psychological evaluation? Is he a ghost recounting (and selectively editing) his best and worst memories? Will we ever know peace from the miasma of possibilities? Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis…
 
Geoffrey chats with the cast and crew behind this fun pandemic romcom show - Love in 2020. With Anna Jaller (Lead Actor), Eirinn Disbrow (Director), & Christina Garofalo-Bonifacio (Writer/Producer). Check out Love in 2020 at https://www.lovein2020tv.com And on IG @lovein2020tv The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccess…
 
Geoffrey chats with Rich Wilkes as he discusses writing such hits as xXx and Airheads. Rich also explores his personal journey of rock and roll in his documentary Punk Like Me, now available on Amazon Prime. The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Don't forget to visit our website for all yo…
 
Spooktober 2021 kicks off with a book about a jerk who turned himself invisible and then was still a jerk! The titular invisible man is a forerunner to a hundred comic book villains, who all suffered some kind of scientific mishap at their own hands and then took it as an excuse to become Evil. Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis. Adverti…
 
Enjoy another episode of our newest show-within-a-show! We're reading Edith Grossman's translation of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes a few chapters at a time. Some Patreon supporters get these episodes monthly, but every two months we'll combine them for general consumption. These episodes cover Chapters 43-52 of Part One, and the Prologue and …
 
Natasha from the Unspoiled podcast joins us this week to hatch a podcast about Eragon, a book that borrows freely from every other fantasy/sci-fi story that existed as of its creation in the early 2000s. Find more from Unspoiled here! Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis. Advertise on Overdue See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informa…
 
Geoffrey chats with the founder of Selling Your Screenplay.com Ashley Scott Meyers about the different ways his site is helping writers find success. http://www.sellingyourscreenplay.com The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Don't forget to visit our website for all your screenwriting need…
 
It's time to solve the mystery of the Boxcar Children! (Or is it The Box-Car Children?) Warner's novel about a quartet of self-sufficient kiddos underwent a major revision 20 years after its debut AND it spawned dozens of mystery-focused sequels despite there not really being a mystery in the original. Tune in to hear about our own secret hideouts …
 
Geoffrey speaks with filmmaker Christina Zorich as she discusses her powerful new documentary about Human Sex Trafficking in South East Asia. Produced by Olympia Dukakis. The New Abolitionists - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10289348/?ref_=ext_shr_lnk The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books D…
 
On this episode, Laura talks with Christopher Tait of Passenger Recovery and Detroit rock bands Electric Six, Belle Ghoul, and Palace Pier. Chris has been with Electric Six since 2002 and has earned a gold record among other accolades. Sober since 2011, he formed Passenger Recovery in 2016, a small non-profit based in Detroit, to help sober artists…
 
Craig and Andrew said they would record the podcast themselves. This very modern episode about a very modern novel discusses Woolf's signature writing style, the regrets of a postwar British people, and when (or where) you might find yourself Thinking Big. Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis. Advertise on Overdue See omnystudio.com/listen…
 
Geoffrey D. Calhoun chats with Andrea Janakas about her unique path toward television and landing a writing gig with CBS Studios. The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Don't forget to visit our website for all your screenwriting needs at --> https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/podcas…
 
Ada Palmer's Too Like the Lightning is mostly concerned with big historical questions like "what if nationality had nothing to do with geography" and "what if a boy could make toys come to life," but it also deals with things like "what if noticing gender were a fetish" and "what if all the world's leaders were secretly slamming each other." Our th…
 
Geoffrey D. Calhoun chats with returning guest Philip Eisner as he discusses his hit new film Sweet Girl which is #1 on Netflix. Starring Jason Momoa. Sweet Girl: Logline - A devastated husband vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife's death while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter. The Guide For Every Screenw…
 
Everybody get up it's time to read now. We got a podcast goin' now. Welcome to the Space Jam! Join us as we talk about a storybook edition of the 1996 cartoon basketball commercial Space Jam, starring Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny. Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
After 488 episodes, we finally return to ol' Johnny Steinbeck. East of Eden mixes autobiography, pastoral fiction, and Biblical allegory -- a cocktail that has dismayed critics and excited audiences for decades. We dig into what works in this sprawling story and what might leave some readers wanting more. Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerang…
 
Geoffrey chats with the Producer and Actor of the ensemble drama, The World Without You about a family reunited for their beloved family member's memorial service. Where old hurts and dark secrets threaten to tear the fragile threads holding the family together. Starring a stellar ensemble cast of Radha Mitchell, Chris Mulkey, Perry Reeves, P.J. By…
 
This book is a work of "faction" (that's "fact" plus "fiction") about Richard Nixon's interactions with the physical manifestation(s) of Uncle Sam in the run-up to the executions of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. So, uh, a weird one. Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Geoffrey chats with screenwriter Warren Lewis about writing the cult classic Viking action film The 13th Warrior. Warren teaches screenwriting at UCLA extension: https://writers.uclaextension.edu/instructors/warren-lewis/ The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Don't forget to visit our webs…
 
Logline: A bystander who intervenes to help a woman being harassed by a group of men becomes the target of a vengeful drug lord. Geoffrey and story analyst Kristy Leigh Lussier break down this amazing anti-hero action flick of the everyday man. Available on Amazon Prime and in theatres. The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.…
 
There are small flames all over the place! Well, specifically all over a family's house in Shaker Heights, OH in the late 1990s. Ng's bestselling sophomore effort dives into two different but intertwined families whose lives are flip-turned-upside-down by a conflagration of personal mysteries, teenage desires, and a tense adoption case. Our theme m…
 
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