Tell The Damn Story #97: Dreams, Goals and Michael Uslan, The Man Who Owned Batman

Chris is back from the wilds of creative career contemplation, and Alex has returned from panels and presentations at the San Diego Comic Con!  They’re here to share some insight on the challenges of pursuing your goals and dreams. and they’re not alone. They’ve brought with them Michael Uslan, the executive producer of every Batman movie since 1989.
Actually, it’s a recording of his presentation to a packed auditorium at Comic Con International. Micheal’s pursuit of his goals and dreams will resonate with anyone who has ever imagined achieving what seemed to be impossible.
Please leave your questions and comments below. Or write: TTDSOnAir@gmail.com
(*Because the recording was on a small handheld device, the sound is not at the quality we would prefer. But the message is well worth the occasional bleeps, or peaks.)

Alex Simmons, Alex Simmons, writer/speaker, consultant with his InkPot Award.
Chris Ryan,
Author of mysteries, children’s books, screenplays and novels

About SimmonsHereAndNow

Alex Simmons is an award-winning freelance writer, comic book creator, playwright, teaching artist, and educational consultant. He’s written for Disney Books, Penguin Press, Simon and Schuster, DC Comics, and Archie Comics. Simmons is the creator of the acclaimed adventure comic book series, Blackjack. As a teaching artist Simmons has created and taught creative arts workshops for students and educators in the US, Europe, West Indies, and Africa. Simmons has served on panels, and delivered lectures on children’s entertainment mediums, as well as empowering young people through the arts. Simmons founded the annual family event, Kids Comic Con, as well as three comic arts exhibits, which have traveled abroad. He is currently developing a comics and creative arts program for children all over the world. For over 30 years, Simmons has been a member of arts and education boards for the New York State Alliance for Arts Education, the Department for Cultural Affairs, and is on the State Department Speakers Program. As a teaching artist Simmons has been paid to have fun working with youth through the Apollo Theater In-School Arts Program, Henkel McCoy, Upward Bound, New York Council on the Arts, Children’s Art Carnival, Wings Academy, and NYU Creative Arts Team, to name a few. He has been a panelist at many literacy and arts events, and he has been a guest speaker at numerous colleges and educational institutions here and abroad.
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2 Responses to Tell The Damn Story #97: Dreams, Goals and Michael Uslan, The Man Who Owned Batman

  1. mobritt says:

    This was a terrific episode, and I really enjoyed Michael’s talk, very inspiring for anyone. Well done!

    • Hey there MO. Thanks for taking the time to let us know your thoughts and I’m very glad that you enjoyed Michael’s presentation is talk. As I’ve gotten to know the man I find that he is very very truly the Persona he projects. Keep listening and we’ll keep trying to give you a good stuff to think about.

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