The podcast that shares stories — original works, personal tales, favorites from TV shows, books, movies and more.
Episode 157 — Beauty and the Beast
Ali discusses the beloved Disney movie, Beauty and the Beast (1991).
Episode 156 — Crafting Compelling Characters
Ali discusses what goes into crafting a compelling character, drawing examples from various TV characters including Moira Rose, Michael Scott, Peggy Olson and Bugs Bunny.
Episode 155 — Screenwriting 'n' Other Creative Stuff with Eric Trueheart
Ali interviews writer, story editor, producer and voice director, Eric Trueheart. Eric shares how he got his start in the industry, advice for writers trying to break in, the early days of his comedy troupe, The Ministry of Unknown Science, lots of fun stuff from his book, The Medium-Sized Book of ZIM Scripts Vol 1: Pigs 'n' Waffles, and how he deals with writer’s block. He also talks about writing the ZIM comics, being a script consultant on Invader ZIM: Enter the Florpus,voice directing on Yin Yang Yo!, pilots he’s written and his podcasts, The Army of Drunks and One Man Murder Maze, plus lots of great screenwriting tidbits along the way!
Episode 154 — A Composer’s Mindset with Kevin Manthei
Ali interviews TV, film and video game composer, Kevin Manthei. He shares about his musical influences, how he got his start composing for video games, his process for scoring an episode of TV, working as the series composer on Invader ZIM and stepping back into the world for Invader ZIM: Enter the Florpus, what went into creating “Peace Is Nice,” his thoughts on creative block, advice for aspiring composers, current projects and more!
Episode 153 — Mulan
Ali discusses one of her favorite Disney movies, Mulan (1998).
Episode 152 — Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Pilot + Finale
Ali discusses the pilot and the two-part series finale, "The Last Day," of the police procedural comedy, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, created by Dan Goor & Mike Schur.
Loved the Jerry Perzigian episode.
I love this podcast!
Stories are everything. It’s nice to listen to someone who understands that and believes in telling stories that they love. This podcast is delightful!