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Quantum Froth Dispatches

Join host Michael Haspil as he talks about stories, writing craft, and storytelling. The podcast ranges over a broad swath of subjects, from history to conspiracy theories, to pop-culture, and games.  

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Apr 12, 2019

 In which I speak about the conclusion of the film, Timelocks versus Optionlocks to create drama and suspense, and closing up all the loose ends. 

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Mar 30, 2019

2 Days until the kickoff of Camp NaNoWriMo for you writer types.

More info here: www.campnanowrimo.org.


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Mar 29, 2019

The next  episode of our deep deep dive into Star Trek 2:TWOK. In which I speak about the rule of 3 and how to build tension in a scene, Kirk's character moments, and how to do visual FX in 1982!


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Mar 15, 2019

In which I discuss the events of the film through the Enterprise's first encounter with Reliant, the Freudian Trio of Star Trek (sometimes called the Star Trek triumvirate), the origins of Slash fic, and how symmetry and repetition can be used in storytelling.
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Mar 6, 2019

In which I go on about the storytelling power of Nicolas Meyer and how much he accomplishes in just 5 minutes during the Kobayashi Maru introduction to Star Trek: TWOK....among other things.

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