Archive for the ‘After Things Podcast’ Category

AT: Procedure Through Error

Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Listener https443 wants to know what our final steps are before publishing. Is it a checklist or just a feeling? How have our social media habits changed as the social landscape has changed? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Masters of Scale with Kevin Systrom and Masters of Scale with Ev Williams

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AT: Net-Positive Button

Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Hot off the heels of their big South By So Wasted 2019, the guys talk about how they went from a bar show to a real ticketed event in a venue–numbers included! Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Composition books

Justin: Google Sheets

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AT: In Another World

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Brian’s Modern Rogue got a nice write-up today. How did it get started and why did it continue not being on TV? Listener OpenBayou asks about the proper way to build an audience and ask for exposure. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Justin: Backpack Studio

Brian: The Umbrella Academy (anti-pick)

Bryce: PS Now Get After Things before anyone else (now with early RSS!) by supporting Weird Things on Patreon! Subscribe to After Things via RSS and iTunes.

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AT: Call It!

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Listener Ken overworks his projects and asks for advice on simplifying and saying when enough is enough. Check out Andrew’s new tool for podcasters, PodcastLink.com. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Blitzscaling

Justin: Backpack Studio

Brian: The Stand

Bryce: One Day at a Time

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AT: Just Do The Thing!

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Listener Joe has a question about making and publishing a graphic novel online and in print. Plus, Andrew talks about his new project PodcastLink.com. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: OpenAI “Better Language Models and Their Implications”

Justin: Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy

Brian: So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed and 15 Minutes – Tim Minchin

Bryce: Sword Art Online

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AT: Billion Dollar Failure

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Gumroad’s creator has an article on how it failed to be a billion dollar company and Patreon’s growth woes. The trouble with venture capital expectations. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: YCombinator News and

Brian: Start With Why

Bryce: Wargroove

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AT: The Curiosity Gap

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Listener David writes back in to follow-up on his guitar YouTube channel. He’s GOT a mailing list, but what should he do with it? Writing good emails and subject lines. The difficulty of getting people to take an action. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Riddle of the Sands

Justin: Sex Education

Brian: Under The Influence

Bryce: Russian Doll

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AT: Make a List!

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Brian and Justin are on the other side of launching All’s Well: A Night Attack Album and had a lot of digital chart success. What do you do to build your base and then how do you turn those into sales. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Justin: Fyre Fraud

Brian: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

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AT: Beyond Words

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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Listener Vlad has a question about how to network overseas and in other languages. How can you use the internet to market to other parts of the world? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Last Dragon

Justin: Double Cross

Brian: Venture Deals

Bryce: IO

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AT: Seashell Sparkplugs

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Listener Nick asks how we research in our various projects and we explore how that parallels and interweaves with the outlining and pre-production processes. How do you get over the dreaded first step? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big

Justin: Slate’s Standoff

Brian: Something’s Off with Andrew Heaton

Bryce: Your Kickstarter Sucks

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AT: Digital Abs

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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Justin’s made a pledge to use social media more this year. How does social media tie into the daily lives of people who work online? Is inbox-zero feasible? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Houdini’s Cell

Justin: My Day by Eleanor Roosevelt

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AT: Aquaman and the Normal Sized Helmet

Friday, January 4th, 2019
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We all saw Aquaman and have thoughts! Spoilers start at 7:28 until the end. After seeing it, check out this critique of the hottest underwater superhero film yet. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”
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AT: The Problem With Jeep-Jops

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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What is the future of media? What is the power of merchandise in a world where ad-supported models are still shrinking? Plus, a higher level look at the numbers of Patreon. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Blitzscaling

Brian: Counterpart

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AT: Needs To Be Filled

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Changes to Tumblr make us wonder what are our needs are for blogging online and monetizing written works. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Medium is the Massage

Justin: War in a Time of Peace and “The Fact that We Can Laugh” on C-SPAN

Brian: Homecoming

Bryce: Futurama

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AT: Spotlight Curse

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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Can a reviewer really destroy a business? Did a Thrillist writer really kill a burger shop? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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Andrew: Mars: Inside SpaceX

Justin: Norm Macdonald Has a Show

Brian: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Bryce: Futurama

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AT: Growth Opportunities

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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How do you break out of your niche and expand outwards? Andrew expanded out in literature, Brian’s expanded in puzzle boxes and videos, Justin’s working on the next expansion from card games. What advice would you give yourself three years ago? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: XCode’s Create ML code

Justin: Ant-Man and the Wasp

Brian: Dirty John is now a Bravo TV show

Bryce: Homecoming

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