The Uncut Gems Podcast – Episode 02: Assassination Nation

Episode 2 of our new podcast is now live! I thought I might as well start sharing this here too: (a) to increase visibility of the show and (b) maybe to offer a few notes of personal commentary on this whole project. After all, even though we are working as a team on this, The Uncut Gems Podcast is a bit of a baby of mine, so I think it’s not exactly inappropriate to document the process of expanding my own horizons from being a film writer to a podcaster as well.

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The Uncut Gems Podcast – Episode 01: Mission to Mars

Although the official press release for this can be found on CLAPPER, I thought I’d share this here as well and maybe offer a few extra words of personal commentary. For a very long time I have been carrying an idea for a podcast about movies that for one reason or another are no longer talked about. In its initial guise it was a one-man show where I’d be talking at length about these films and traversing from the story to themes, to nuances of production, some anecdotes about filmmakers and so on. But as time went on it dawned on me that a show in this format would benefit most profoundly from a conversational format. So I pitched it to my good buds over at CLAPPER and now we’re here.

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