Storybeater

Anthony and Andrew talk about monsters and the id of man, with a special focus on Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and the classic Universal monster movie The Wolf Man.

Direct download: storybeater-ep60.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:42pm EST

Anthony and Andrew talk about their favourite musicals, and how musicals approach story. 

Direct download: storybeater-ep59.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:10am EST

Anthony and Andrew break down the highs and lows of Marvel's Defenders series on Netflix, bringing together the characters from Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and also Iron Fist. It was a bold television experiment, but did it work?

Direct download: storybeater-ep58.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Breaking down the heroes, villains, and world-building of the latest Spider-Man movie.

Direct download: storybeater_ep57.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:30pm EST

Anthony and Andrew offer their belated story-related thoughts on Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and DC's Wonder Woman.

Direct download: storybeater-ep56.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:10pm EST

We recorded this podcast a quarter mile at a time. (And then uploaded it super late.)

Direct download: storybeater_55.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47am EST

Breaking down (almost) everything wrong with Netflix's Marvel's Iron Fist. Plus, what we're reading and what we're writing!

Direct download: storybeater-ep54.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am EST

 Anthony and Andrew offer their thoughts on this year's Academy Award nominees for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay, including La La Land, The Lobster, Manchester By The Sea, Arrival, Hidden Figures, Lion, and Moonlight. Plus, what they're reading and what they're writing!

Direct download: storybeater-ep53.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:12pm EST

Breaking down the strengths and flaws of Gareth Edwards' Rogue One.

Direct download: storybeater_ep_52.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:02pm EST

Anthony and Andrew break down the story elements and the successes and failures of the new Doctor Strange movie, including its use of tropes, its treatment of women, and the question of how sympathetic its lead character is meant to be. Plus, what we're reading, and what we're writing!

Direct download: storybeater_ep_51.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:07pm EST