Writing Remix is a podcast about language, art, and pedagogy and how the art of writing is in essence the art of the remix.
Episode 68: Building Your Story with Tanya Gough
In Episode 68, Dan Dissinger talks to the founder of StoryBilder, Tanya Gough, about breaking the rules for the sake of creativity, curating the first-ever Shakespeare on film catalog, and teaching English in Japan pre-internet. Tanya Gough has been an ESL teacher, a retail store owner, a corporate digital marketer, and a freelance content strategist,Continue reading "Episode 68: Building Your Story with Tanya Gough"
Episode 67: Learning to Adapt with Spencer Frankeberger
In Episode 67, Dan Dissinger talks with to Actor, Director, and Board Certified Music Therapist Spencer Frankeberger about adaptability in Music Therapy, how being scared of improv is the best reason to do improv, we discuss systemic ableism in standardized testing from the bar exam to the GREs, and this all somehow ends up inContinue reading "Episode 67: Learning to Adapt with Spencer Frankeberger"
Episode 66: Unpacking Cultural Anthropology with Sydney Laws
In Episode 66, Dan Dissinger talks with recent graduate of USC’s Film and Television Production program Sydney Laws about how Black stories are represented in media, cultural anthropology, and Storytelling versus Story-breaking. Sydney Laws is a very proud ATLien and recent graduate of USC’s Film and Television Production program. She defines herself as a creative, particularlyContinue reading "Episode 66: Unpacking Cultural Anthropology with Sydney Laws"
Episode 65: Documenting the Nickelodeon Story with Scott Barber
In Episode 65, Dan Dissinger talks with filmmaker Scott Barber about storytelling through documentary, why Nickelodeon was such a positive creative force in the early 90s, and the role of writing when making a documentary. And who can forget GWAR. Scott made his directorial debut with his film, The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story, featuring KenanContinue reading "Episode 65: Documenting the Nickelodeon Story with Scott Barber"
Episode 64: Performing Arts Advocacy with Viva Vinson
In Episode 64, Dan Dissinger talks with Vocalist/Educator/Actor/Writer Viva Vinson about the positive impact of performing arts education, overcoming Dyslexia and ADHD, and harnessing the power of the performing arts to have deeper DEI discussions with students and teachers. Born of an Italian American mother, and African American father, Viva has always had multiple artisticContinue reading "Episode 64: Performing Arts Advocacy with Viva Vinson"
Episode 63: Expanding the Victorian Conversation with Dr. Melissa Rampelli
In Episode 63, Dan Dissinger and special guest host Dr. Meghan Nolan talk with friend, colleague, and fellow Saint John’s University Alum Dr. Melissa Rampelli from Holy Family University about the impact of the Victorian Age, Medical Humanities, and what sea monsters have to do with the 2008 Great Recession. On top of all ofContinue reading "Episode 63: Expanding the Victorian Conversation with Dr. Melissa Rampelli"
A Fresh Take
Katie and Dan offer incredible insight and fresh takes on anything and everything writing. They have great guests every week and always bring something new to the table. Would recommend.
Thoughtful and Inspiring
Katie and Dan offer in-depth, thoughtful and inspiring discussions about topics you can directly plug into your writing classroom or your writing life. Their questions are insightful and their chemistry creates the perfect soil for growing and nourishing conversations about the world of teaching writing and the world at large.