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Jun 17, 2021

Randy Olson sets up the reality, perception and communication of ocean destruction, Jen Martin compares “My Octopus Teacher” to “Seaspiracy” (bottom line: it’s a lot more fun to watch), then Jennifer Jacquet and John Hocevar reveal they kinda liked a lot of things about “Seaspiracy,” despite the uproar it...

Jun 10, 2021

Cohosts Randy Olson and Jen Martin (in Australia) lead a 90 minute high energy, post-event discussion among 6 of the Narrative Blitz speakers: Shirley Malcom, Rick Nelson, Julie Claussen, Liz Foote, Marlis Douglas, and Mike Backes.

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Jun 2, 2021

Randy Olson talks with two of his USC film school classmates about Bruce Block’s “Visual Storytelling,” Frank Daniel’s “Critical Thinking vs Creative Thinking,” and how 2 + 2 can equal eleven.

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May 26, 2021

Brian Palermo, long time collaborator of Randy Olson, joins Randy and Jen Martin to talk about improv training for scientists, why he doesn’t like “The Herald,” and donut shops.

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May 20, 2021

Randy Olson and Jen Martin are joined by fisheries biologist Julie Claussen to discuss four narrative elements in last week’s episode: 1) Narrative structure, 2) Message discipline, 3) Simplicity, and 4) Argumentation.

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