Anthony and Andrew talk about the writing and storytelling in George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road, covering the development of the Mad Max world, feminism and the presentation of women, and the movie's masterful use of show-don't-tell.

They also talk about digging up old stories, writing lettering drafts, Pitch Perfect 2, the latest TMNT movie, and cheesecake. (Actual cheesecake.)

Direct download: storybeater-ep31.mp3
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Anthony and Andrew look at the unique comic book phenomenon of the massive multi-part crossover event. Which ones succeeded, which failed, what makes them work, and what can writers learn from these events?

Direct download: storybeater-ep30.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:50am EDT

Anthony and Andrew discuss the villainy, the romance, the world-building, the character arcs, and the plot holes of Avengers: Age of Ultron. 

Direct download: storybeater-ep29.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:15pm EDT