The Theme(s) of EvilListen now (7 min) | So there is this crazy thing that happens when I work on a big project. It always arrives with a song. Not like an existing song that I think of or listen to while I'm writing. No, I mean a theme song. The original How to Succeed in Evil theme song was this …
Talking Evil with Edward NewtonListen now (29 min) | If you were the Showrunner of How to Succeed in Evil, what would you do with it? That’s the question I ask Edward Newton.He’s is …
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The Violence Hidden Behind MannersListen now (9 min) | It can seem like we’re a whole lot less civil than we used to be. I think this may be an illusion foisted on us by bitter election…
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Getting my Ass Kicked by G.K. ChestertonListen now (8 min) | I hate being out-written. But I love reading highly skilled writers. Is this a form of self-abuse? So this summer I’m reading G.K.…
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What to Do About the 4th of July?Listen now (15 min) | July 4th, a celebration of American Independence. seems to be suffering this year from a lack of enthusiasm. Many people aren’t h…
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How and Why to Murder Your WordsListen now (9 min) | Video of the Original Talk: There are 8 billion people in the world. And none of them have any spare attention. So if you want to …
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Enjoyment as a SkillListen now (6 min) | What if enjoyment is a skill that you can improve? Not a personality trait, but a skill. I don’t mean to confuse enjoyment with ha…
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