Hosted by: Kent Gustavson
Why Wikipedia is a dude and we don't give him money. How to tell Mom why you write (even when you make no money). Flat earthers. The Fyre Festival. VHS tapes. The difference between a chimney and a fireplace. And much more.
✂️ Our thoughts on eyes and brains. 00:00
🔉 Could listening to audiobooks count as reading? 01:03
💬 How to tell Mom why you write (even when you make no money). 07:08
🗺️ Digression: Yes, there are people who still believe the earth is flat. 10:35
🎪 Digression: Gabby and Charlotte enlighten Kent about the Fyre Festival. 12:48
💬 Return to how to tell Mom why you write. 16:23
🎧 What podcasts we are (and aren’t) listening to. 18:10
👨🚀 Why we’d rather live in Hobbit holes than on Mars. 18:42
🧘 What we learned from VHS back in the day (spoilers: yoga and standup comedy) 20:04
🔥 Choose Words Wisely: the difference between a chimney and a fireplace. 22:41
🤷 Digression: Why Wikipedia is a dude and we don’t give him money. 24:32
🌶️ Non-Cliche Quote: How should writers “reward” their readers? 26:00
😨 Why blog posts are stressful. 28:39
⛰️ How Gabby survived three megalithic articles. 30:11
🏃♀️ Weird Words: Can you guess what “eleutheromania” means? 34:08
(Hint, you’ve probably felt it if you’ve ever experienced cabin fever.)
✍🏼 Why we write stories (and Kent hears music in his head). 36:22
📚 Why Kent has an obsession with nonfiction… and not so much fiction. 40:22
✈️ Charlotte is going on an adventure in Europe, and she plans on having no plans. 41:13
👀 Why people-watching is an acceptable pastime, especially when traveling. 42:32
🖍️ The Copyedit: Let’s get the record straight on rewards for readers 43:49
(Emily is only a little pissed off).
🏅 Kent shares five points of a good blog post. 47:03
🔮 We’re all going meta. Thank you, Shia Labeouf. 48:49
😲 Why you can’t get an eye transplant (and the optic nerve is a slinky). 50:03
📘 Why you should write a book about it. 52:48
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☀️ Gabby Garrido aka Hobbes
🔎 Charlotte Van Werven aka Calvin
🐟 Emily Raibley aka Fish
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