Archive for the ‘After Things Podcast’ Category

AT: The Damage of Free

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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Listener Terry writes in about creating content for free and how that affects their community of paid content creators. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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AT: Grandfathered

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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Long-time listener David Pots has a question about making major changes to your business if you’re possibly leaving money on the table. Plus, the idea behind the spiky hair and why visual branding was so valuable in decades past. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Notion

Brian: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Bryce: HomePod

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AT: You Have To Be Very Sure

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
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Justin is on the precipice of Raise The Dead season two. What was it like writing a sequel season and what did he take away from the success of the first? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Outsider

Justin: Lovecraft Country

Bryce: The Simpsons

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AT: Live From Online…It’s Saturday Night!

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Fundo.Town, a new Google way to put together ticketed live events, chats, and workshops in one package. What other options are out there and what is the landscape of online event-holding? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Outsider

Brian and Justin: Lovecraft Country

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AT: The Quest For 2

Friday, September 18th, 2020
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Leaked video confirms the new Oculus Quest 2. What is new for the upgraded wireless VR headset? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Bit Player

Justin: The Vow

Brian: The Vow

Bryce: I’m Thinking of Ending Things

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AT: Pop!

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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Piercing a bubble–an audiobook bubble! How do you find time to read? What other bubbles can you pierce? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Kindle family

Justin: Fear City: New York vs the Mafia (anti-pick)

Bryce: Good Sudoku

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AT: Look Back?

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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Gamification is taking over all forms of communication and social media. Creativity and hard-work endures over time and the tools to create are becoming more accessible. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Star Trek: The Original Series and Live From the Space Stage: A HALYX Story

Justin: The Vow

Brian: The Historical Jesus

Bryce: Lovecraft Country

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AT: Pencil Me In

Saturday, August 29th, 2020
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Schedules: let’s pencil a time to talk about that NOW! With Brian and crew in the middle of another Modern Rogue filming crunch, what are tips and techniques to making your calendar work? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Stock notes apps

Justin: High Score

Brian: The Fly

Bryce: Pomodoro technique

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AT: Herding Wild Cats

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
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Epic Games versus Apple makes us question: how do you handle building *your* thing on *someone else’s* platform/engine/site? Plus, the power in Facebook’s ad sales platform. Do you see value in paying to promote your new project and what are alternatives? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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AT: Mentor or Ment-not?

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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The role of mentorship in professional skill-building and advancement. What should and shouldn’t you take from a mentor and how do you maximize that experience? Who *should* you let mentor you? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Travel journals

Justin: Unsolved Mysteries

Brian: Greyhound

Bryce: Selling Sunset

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AT: TikTokTekTalk

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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TikTok is a massive social media platform, but it’s facing a major ban in America. What does that space look like? Long-time emailer James wants to know how to get followers over to other platforms. Plus, concerns around hot-water Patreon has gotten into. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Insanely Great from Steven Levy

Justin: Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

Brian: Mistborn: The Final Empire from Brandon Sanderson

Bryce: Last Chance U

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AT: Chaos Is A Ladder

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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Andrew’s got a “real” job and is experiencing the work-from-home virtualization for the first time. What things are here to stay and what will come out in the wash? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Witcher

Justin: Game of Thrones

Brian: Kindly Inquisitors from Jonathan Rauch

Bryce: NPR News Now

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AT: Chuckle-Hut McGee

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
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What advice would you give to a 20-year-old just starting with the creative arts? What’s the value to a newcomer tackling an America’s Got Talent or Fool Us? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: 6 Days to Air: The Making of South Park

Justin: Apple Watch

Brian: Total Recall from Arnold Schwarzenegger

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AT: Store’s Open!

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Brian developed a product that is absolutely not ideal for the socially-distanced COVID-19 world. How did he launch that product anyway, how did he market it, and was it successful? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Foundation from Isaac Asimov and

Justin: Search Party and

Brian: Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines and

Bryce: 1000 gecs from 100 gecs and

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AT: Doomscrolling

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Do we use note-taking systems and how to we record information? How do you go from notes and outlines to drafts and how can you make your first drafts even better? The difference between drawing motivation from media and from data. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Wisdom of Crowds from James Surowiecki

Justin: The Expanse

Brian: Warrior Nun

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AT: Report Everything

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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With tax season upon us, how do we track and compile expenses? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Brian: The Last of Us Part II

Bryce: Search Party

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