Bad Storytellers

An Arts: Literature and Arts podcast featuring Josh La Forge and Doug Banks
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Follow Josh, Doug, Maxx, and Liam - four friends on the road to becoming professional writers, as they embark on the perilous and often hilarious adventures of reading each others’ work for jollies and cynical critique (posted so you can read along too). All of the media they consume is subject to dissemination (both the good and the bad) and every episode they workshop a movie idea and record a full trailer for it. Come. Join us by the fire.

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Bad Storytellers is a podcast about writing and things that are written. Join four friends on the road to becoming professional writers as they unleash new stories on-air, criticize each others’ work, discuss pop culture influences, and conceive on-the-spot trailers for imaginary films. In this episode, we discuss the new Ghostbusters film and have a spoiler-free discussion about Stranger Things …
In this episode, the gang discusses the funniest films ever made, other podcasts, and what to burn when we die. Josh brings in one of his banked short film drafts, Maxx writes an introduction for an efficient criminal, and Liam writes about a girl and a burned-down house. Afterwards, we discuss diction and clarity, and our trailer ends up being a movie that will never be made, but that everyone s…
In honor of the launch of our new sister podcast, RPG From Scratch, instead of a trailer, we roll the genre dice and create a new roleplaying setting for you all to use at your leisure. Additionally, Liam and Maxx have very unique submissions, we give a shout out to another friend who is in hollywood films. Also, we discuss the merits of Coke vs Pepsi, and whether or not we should have a moratori…

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ToloRomassi reviewed this podcast on Sep 5th, 2017
"I love the in-depth discussions and honest critiques, but my favorite part is the "bad story trailers" segment where they brainstorm a movie idea and then record a fake trailer for it. Some of them are pretty hilarious, and others I'd like to see as actual films!"

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Nov 26th, 2015
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Aug 23rd, 2016
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