Seriously?

Banes at 12:00AM, Aug. 11, 2022



When a dramatic actor gets a chance to perform a comedic role, I hear that sometimes they get excited to do something different but their first instinct is to play up the comedy. In an interview with a comedy writer/producer recently, he explained that these actors need the insight ...

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The Guy in the Hat Killed the Other Guy in the Hat

Banes at 12:00AM, May 12, 2022



Character Motivation

One thing I appreciate in well written stories is the hidden motivations of characters. Well written characters, just like real people, have contradictions to them. Desires and needs that are sometimes in conflict with each other.

Story structure tells us that a character has to WANT something. The ...





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Writing in an existing Fictional Universe

Banes at 12:00AM, March 3, 2022



I asked Genejoke if he would answer a few questions about his comic Albion, which
takes place in the Universe Star Trek.

You can read Albion here:

https://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Albion/



And you can read the interview right here!

So, why did you choose to do a comic set ...












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The Comedy Balloon

Banes at 12:00AM, Jan. 27, 2022



I watched a reunion interview from a few years ago. It was the cast of the old sitcom “Family Ties”. All very likable people and I remember quoting so many lines from this show when I was a kid.

Michael J. Fox mentioned the great presence that Justine Bateman brought ...



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Friday Fashion Spotlight 7: Alison Thunderland

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Dec. 31, 2021



Welcome to…
The DD Fashion Spotlight!
Number 7.


Happy new year! This is coming out on new year's eve, so it's the very last newspost of 2021, OMG! What a year it's been… our second year of the pandemic and still no end in sight. Hopefully 2022 ...






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And In the End...

Banes at 12:00AM, Dec. 30, 2021



In the behind-the-scenes interviews about the show “Seinfeld”, Writer/Creator Larry David talks about the ending of an episode, I think it's “The Marine Biologist”.

To sum it up, the show is about fairly normal-yet-eccentric antics of the four characters, including George claiming to be a marine biologist to ...



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Crime, Law and Fiction based on the Four Directions

Banes at 12:00AM, Sept. 23, 2021



Malcolm Gladwell was in an interview, and expressed a theory, or mini-theory. He talked about the show Law and Order and how it works, with almost every episode a comforting victory of the system.

From there, he theorized four types of fictional approaches, calling them the Western, the Eastern, the ...



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Franchise Follies

Banes at 12:00AM, Aug. 19, 2021



It's a strange thing in recent years that following the behind-the-scenes craziness and
mixed-disastrous results of modern franchises is far more interesting and entertaining than anything in the movies and shows themselves.

Now that the fandoms, including those who enjoy the new chapters of beloved franchises, hate them, or ...




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QUACKCAST 542 - Anthology team interview!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 3, 2021

LISTEN on our new player!
Listen on Stitcher ​​- https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/drunkduck-quackcast
Or TuneinRadio - https://tunein.com/podcasts/Books–Literature/Drunkduck-Quackcast-p1150194/

Mal (aka Bluecuts), Alice (aka DameHelsing), and Pitface are all together in the Quackcast to chat about all the things involved in making the DD anthology! They ...



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