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Ira Glass on Beginning

Posted by Tom Brogan on Saturday, January 10, 2015, In : Writing Process 
When you start out writing, or bing creative in any way you have a lot of self doubt. You have to work through that doubt in order to get good. One of my favourite pieces of advice on starting out and the problems you find yourself facing comes from Ira Glass.

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How Did This Get Made?

Posted by Tom Brogan on Sunday, November 3, 2013, In : Podcasts 
One of the best things I've stumbled upon this year is the podcast How Did This Get Made? Presented by Paul Scheer, Jason Mantzoukas and June Diane Raphael, every fortnight they watch a film that's so bad it's amazing and then discuss the various plot holes, bad acting and general oddball film-making techniques. The best way, I find, to listen to it is to watch the film first.

It's through this show that I've discovered some eye-popping films that I wouldn't have bothered to watch otherwise. S...
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