Archive for the ‘After Things Podcast’ Category

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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AT: When To Test

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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Justin’s embarking on a Politics! Politics! Politics! adventure, but traveling right now is dicey–let alone going to a packed political rally. What should he do logistically given a small apartment and a partner with health concerns? Quarantine at home? Rent a hotel room? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Justin: In Conversation with the Cast of Community

Brian: Wind of Change podcast

Bryce: Claws

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AT: Intensive

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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Brian, Bryce, and the entire Modern Rogue crew have set out on a two-week film-a-thon. What sort of toil accompanies 14 days of filming and what does the state of the company look like in this flux state? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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AT: Better And Still Not Perfect

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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What piece of media has influenced us strongly as creators? Do you have one? Tell us–email the show at neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Kinds of Minds from Daniel C. Dennett and River Out of Eden from Richard Dawkins

Justin: The works of Christopher Hitchens

Brian: The Rational Optimist from Matt Ridley

Bryce: The Secret of Psalm 46 from Brian Moriarty

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AT: Who Owns Me?

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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With “generative adversarial networks” AKA machine generated imagery, what does copyright look like if a visual output looks too much like the copywritten image inspiration? How would you feel if a computer model was trained on your works? Let us know how you feel, email the show at neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Ringworld and Eon

Justin: Community

Brian: Troop Zero

Bryce: The Sopranos

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AT: Another Outlier For You!

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
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Check-in time. Brian found an anomaly in his email list: a surprise hit! How is Videogames w/ Bryce advancing? Is Jury’s Crystal podcast helpful or a depressive omen? (It’s not a depressive omen.) What’s next for Andrew after the #1 launch of The Girl Beneath the Sea? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Tonor TC-777 USB Microphone and Lightning to USB adapter

Justin & Bryce: Artlist

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AT: Tech-in-Place

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
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Some tech talk and what habits will you keep up after shelter-in-place? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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AT: Direct Calls to Action

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
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How was the launch of Andrew’s new “The Girl Beneath the Sea” and how did it end up on Amaon First Reads? More feedback and suggestions for Bryce’s gaming newsletter. How to inspire real engagement? Just ask! Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Stargate: Atlantis

Justin: The Last Dance

Bryce: Final Fantasy VII Remake and

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AT: Punching at Quibi

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
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Bryce dived into Quibi, a mobile-first streaming video service. How are the shows? Is it worth the price and does anything take advantage of the format yet? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Stargate

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AT: Keeping It Real

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
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Updates on everyone’s projects and how we’re impacted by being at home. Updates on Brian’s HQ compound, Justin’s Raise the Dead podcast and politics podcast, and Andrew’s new takeout.page project. Tackling mis-information in a hyper-evolving situation. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Wisdom of Crowds from James Surowiecki

Justin: Worldometer on COVID-19

Brian: Battlestar Galactica

Bryce: Ozark

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