Tell The Damn Story-Unplugged #74: Meet Don McGregor, Writer of The Black Panther & 200 Other Tales

Co Hosts Alex and Chris thought they were prepared to interview storyteller extraordinaire DON McGREGOR.  

Alex had known him since the 70s.  Chris had read this books almost as long, and researched like crazy for the interview.  They thought they were ready for anything. They weren’t even close.  Listen as Don candidly speaks about his creative, professional, and personal life — good, bad and amazing!

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

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Tell The Damn Story-Unplugged #69: The Challenge of Writing About Volatile Topics

In this episode, Alex and Chris cover a wide range of the creative arena, starting with the latest changes in comics, film and TV. Then they wrestle with some of the methods, as well as the pros and emotionally charges cons of writing about hot topics — even in fiction.
Special episode question to the public: Should Disney create separate channels for their Marvel Comics (i.e. DareDevil and Punisher), Star Wars, and Disney programs?
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TTDSOnAir@gmail.com

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

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Tell The Damn Story-Unplugged #73: TTDS Challenges Black History Month!

This week Alex and Chris discuss what Black History Month means, what it should mean, whether Michael B Jordan should play Superman, and explore Blackjack’s place in American history.

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Margaret and Matilda Roumania Peters, sisters who were phenomenal tennis players from the 1930s – 1959s.

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

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Tell The Damn Story-Unplugged #72: Joss Whedon, From Vampires to Galactic Gods!

In Part 2 of our double your fun Brown Coat podcastic experience, Chris and Alex take a walk on the Whedon side. JOSS WHEDON, that is. They discuss the works, creative phIlosophy, industry influence of the man who created Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Firefly, and more. as well as the director of the Avengers.
Special Episode Question To The Public:
What comics book or graphic novel characters would you like to see in  a movie, or a TV series? And what do you think of what’s been done so far?
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Alex Simmons, Alex Simmons, writer/speaker, consultant with his InkPot Award.
Chris Ryan,
Author of mysteries, children’s books, screenplays and novels

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Tell The Damn Story-Unplugged #71: Matt, Steve and the FIREFLY BROWN COATS, PT 1

In this two-parter, Chris interviews two members of the Pennsylvania Brown Coats, a fan group inspired by the TV series, FIREFLY. Created by Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Serenity, The Avengers, etc.), the series was short lived, but fan power extended it’s life both on the screen, and around the globe.  Matt and Steve explain how much so.
Special episode question to the public: What comics book or graphic novel characters would you like to see in movies, or a TV series? And what do you think of what’s been done so far?
Heres a question for you … How much influence do fictional stories and characters have on our lives?  What do you think?
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Alex Simmons, Alex Simmons, writer/speaker, consultant with his InkPot Award.
Chris Ryan,
Author of mysteries, children’s books, screenplays and novels

 

 

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Tell The Damn Story-Unplugged #71: IS IT TIME TO MARVEL AT AWARDS SHOWS? Or, Can Hollywood Give A Little Black Panther Love?

Alex Simmons andChris Ryan talk about finding your Twitter Tribe, upcoming DC projects, and whether Hollywood is really ready to honor Marvel’s Black Panther.

Special episode question to the public: What comics book or graphic novel characters would you like to see in movies, or a TV series? And what do you think of what’s been done so far?

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Post your comments or questions in the comments section below … Or write to us at: TTDSOnAir@gmail.com

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

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Tell The Damn Story-Unplugged: The Challenge of Writing About Volatile Topics

In this episode, Alex and Chris cover a wide range of the creative arena, starting with the latest changes in comics, film and TV. Then they wrestle with some of the methods, as well as the pros and emotionally charges cons of writing about hot topics — even in fiction.

Click here to hear.

Special episode question to the public:
Should Disney create separate channels for their Marvel Comics (i.e. DareDevil and Punisher), Star Wars, and Disney programs?

Post your comments or questions in the comments section below … Or write to us at: TTDSOnAir@gmail.com
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