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Turn writing into more than a hobby, make it your career. Stephan Bugaj (Pixar's Brave, Wall-E, The Incredibles), Justin Sloan (Telltale's Game of Thrones, Walking Dead, and Minecraft: Story Mode), and Kevin Tumlinson (Citadel, Lucid, The 30-Day Author) give you their advice on writing for books, movies, video games and more, and occasionally try to sound smarter by having on amazing guests.
 
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Fortune has an in depth conversation with her friend, Karen Kilgariff, who is the co-host/creator of one of the biggest podcasts in the world, My Favorite Murder. Go to HEADSPACE.COM/fortune for a FREE ONE-MONTH TRIAL with access to Headspace’s full library of meditations for every situation. Go to HelloFresh.com/FORTUNE90 and use code FORTUNE90 to…
 
Dani and Jared welcome the eTwinz, Mario and Alberto Herraez- 5th and 6th Grade Spanish Immersion teachers from Davis School District, to UEN Homeroom this week. Our discussion centered around the role that language has in expanding student perspectives and opening them to diverse cultures. Topics this week include: the benefits of dual language pr…
 
Every song Cyndi Lauper writes is pop perfection according to Sam Sanders, host of NPR’s “It’s Been A Minute.” Many fall for “Girls Just Want To Have Fun,” but Sanders's favorite song is the slow burner “All Through The Night,” save for one moment: the synthesizer solo. For Sanders, this solo never fit in. Charlie investigates the source of his mus…
 
We discuss the Rock and Roll band that goes by the name The Rolling Stones and focus on SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL, GIMME SHELTER, COCKSUCKER BLUE and SHINE A LIGHT.If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.comListen to exclusive episodes at www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclubCheck out Jus…
 
Sloane Tilley used TrainerRoad to recover from being hit by a car and raised her FTP by 34 watts. Tune in to learn how Sloane returned to training after multiple surgeries and a head injury, how she manages fear from her accident, and how she trained to come back even stronger. Continue the discussion on the TrainerRoad Forum: www.TrainerRoad.com/F…
 
Cultural critic Ivie Ani breaks down how Missy Elliott broke into the pantheon of anthems, and how she changed the scope of who could belong. Songs Discussed Missy Elliott - Work It Blondie - Heart of Glass RUN-DMC - Peter Piper Rock Master Scott & the Dynamic Three - Request Line Snoop Dogg - Y'All Gone Miss Me Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby Justin Ti…
 
UEN Homeroom wants to help you get burned in with education. This week we welcome Amber Harper, the Burned In Teacher, to talk about teacher burnout and how to reenergize educators. Our topics include: the reasons that teachers suffer from burnout, the three types of burnout and their characteristics, how to overcome anxiety and frustration as a te…
 
This week we focus on the film distribution company SOMETHING WEIRD and discuss how important they were in terms of preserving the forgotten corners of cinema history which include the likes of The Curious Case of Dr. Humpp, Space Thing and Bat Pussy. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@g…
 
Joe Byrne used TrainerRoad to raise his FTP by 70% and log an incredible sub-10 IRONMAN time in terrible conditions, then he changed gears to try something new. Joe is now working his way up the road race classification system in Ireland and proving you don’t need a huge FTP to be successful. Continue the discussion on the TrainerRoad Forum: www.Tr…
 
This week Dani and Jared welcome Valentina Arismendi Chirinos to UEN Homeroom. Valentina is a student at the University of North Carolina who recently presented at the Adobe Max conference on the topic of Digital Literacy. Our conversation focused on topics such as: how young people define digital literacy, the role that digital literacy plays in d…
 
When Smash Mouth wrote "All Star,” they knew that it was going to change their lives. But they never expected it would become an anthem played in sports arenas, soundtracked by Hollywood, and embedded into seemingly every internet meme. Darryn King joins the show to break down "The Never-ending Life of Smash Mouth's 'All Star.'" Learn more about yo…
 
We discuss the work of Writer/DirectorAndrzej Żuławski and focus on his tale of romance between a man, woman and squid - POSSESSION - as well as THE MOST IMPORTANT THING: LOVE and COSMOS.If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.comListen to exclusive episodes at www.patreon.com/theimport…
 
“I’m too old to improve” was Lydia’s Gould’s thought before signing up for TrainerRoad in March 2020. Since then she has raised her FTP by 30 watts, turned VO2 work from a weakness to a strength, won races, and found motivation to get faster and reach bigger goals. Tune in to Episode 25 for insight into how she has had success at short and intense …
 
Now that Fortune and Jax are married, they’re quizzing each other on just how well they know their spouse. They’re both pretty surprised to learn some of the things they did. You can play along with your spouse as well! Show sponsor: Thanks to Jiminy's. To learn more and save 15% on your first purchase, go to www.jiminys.com/FORTUNE and use code FO…
 
In 1995, ESPN launched Jock Jams Volume 1, a compilation record that would define the sound of sports for the next quarter century. We listen to the album's biggest songs to define what makes a "Jock Jam," and tell the story of how this record came to define the sound of the stadium. MORE Read Emily VanDerWerff's article: “The Jock Jam” megamix ina…
 
We discuss the films SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE, HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP and STRIPPED TO KILL as well as the directors who made them: Amy Holden Jones, Barbara Peters and Katt Shea.If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.comListen to exclusive episodes at www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemac…
 
Sika Henry is determined to succeed and is changing the face of IRONMAN triathlon. From her roots in collegiate track & field to her rapid improvement in triathlon, Sika has created a strong process of improvement that will see her become the first African-American woman to hold a pro card in IRONMAN triathlon. Tune in to find out how this Age-Grou…
 
We discuss the career of one of the luminaries of the J-Horror scene and focus in on his films BUMPKIN SOUP, CURE and PULSE.If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.comListen to exclusive episodes at www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclubCheck out Justin's other podcast THE BAY STREET VI…
 
Dani and Jared are excited to welcome Victor Karkar to UEN Homeroom this week. Victor is the CEO and cofounder of Scrible, an educational software that seeks to tackle the massive research and writing skills crisis among America’s students. During our conversation we address such topics as: why it is vital that students are able to research effecti…
 
Freddie Mercury and team made one of the most unusual anthems of all time. “We Are The Champions” has a somber beginning, an uncertain ending and a sprinkling of operatic allusions. Yet more than 40 years after this slow burners debut, it continues to be a staple at sporting events. In the first episode in a four part series, ANTHEMS, Nate and Char…
 
There's only days left to listen to the hair-raising audio diary that Justin and Will recorded during a day of watching the last five Ernest movies. On November 1st, the episode will dissappear from the internet forever. Become a Patron now at https://www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub to listen to Hey VERN! IT'S THE ERNEST 300 PATRON SUPER SPE…
 
Justin Brayton is one of the best Supercross racers in the world and he uses cycling and structured training with TrainerRoad to achieve success. Learn how he uses principles of periodization, training intensity, stress balance and more to be one of the world's most elite athletes. Justin Brayton on Strava: https://www.strava.com/athletes/9534866 •…
 
We dive into Stephen Thrower's masterpiece on regional horror cinema by discussing DEATH BED (The Bed that Eats!), FROZEN SCREAM, THE DEADLY SPAWN and DON'T GO IN THE HOUSE.If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.comListen to exclusive episodes at www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclubC…
 
Cory Henry is a remarkably gifted multi-instrumentalist. Growing up in the church, he started playing the Hammond B3 organ at age 2 and played his first gig at Apollo theater in NYC at age 6. As a professional musician he’s played along side Bruce Springsteen, Boyz II Men, The Roots, Kirk Franklin and many others including the acclaimed group Snark…
 
Hear from Jon Tarrant about how he used TrainerRoad to train for his first triathlon after coming back from running injuries, how he manages his time to train for all three sports, why setting clear goals for yourself will help you improve and more in Episode 22 of The Successful Athletes Podcast. John Tarrant on Strava: https://www.strava.com/athl…
 
This week Jared and Dani connect with Justin Anderson, an educational technology team lead from the Canyons School District. As part of the episode they explore what digital citizenship looks like for today's students. We discussion issues such as: What it means to be a good digital citizen. Beyond cyberbullying, what else does digital citizenship …
 
We discuss Canada's own, David Cronenberg, and tackle his body horror filmography (mostly) by diving into SHIVERS, THE BROOD and EASTERN PROMISES.If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.comListen to exclusive episodes at www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclubCheck out Justin's other pod…
 
Shawn Mendes, BTS, Alicia Keys, 24kGoldn, Dua Lipa, Justin Bieber & Chance The Rapper are all in the Hot 100 with songs that attempt to cope with the state of the world. What do they tell us about the sound of popular music and our collective psyche? Charlie is joined by writer, critic and friend of the podcast, Lauren Michele Jackson to offer a me…
 
This week UEN Homeroom is pleased to welcome Rushton Hurley, the founder and executive director of Next Vista for Learning, to the podcast. In our conversation we focus on how teachers can effectively develop opportunities for students to create videos in class. Topics included in the discussion are: How teachers can use student video projects to e…
 
Hear how Will Stinger trained with TrainerRoad to go from dead last to a podium spot at Lotoja, including how Will recovered from a major crash the year before, how Will fuels early morning workouts and more in Episode 21 of The Successful Athletes Podcast. Will Stinger on Strava: https://www.strava.com/athletes/5664316 Will’s TrainerRoad Career: h…
 
There is a type of country song that loves flawed characters lost on a winding journey ... likely down a dit road. One of the best songwriters in this style is acclaimed artist Brandy Clark. Her credits include a whose-who of country music—Kacey Musgraves, Reba McEntire, Darius Rucker, Lean Rimes—and her albums have received overwhelming critical a…
 
How Jack Turnbull used TrainerRoad to go from 3.6-4.8w/kg all the while balancing life and training, breaking through fitness plateaus and injury, and much more in Episode 20 of The Successful Athletes Podcast. Jack Turnbull on Strava: https://www.strava.com/athletes/39065342 Jack’s TrainerRoad Career: https://www.trainerroad.com/app/career/jotters…
 
Keith Urban is a legend of country. He’s been releasing hit records for two decades now. Each album he describes as a portrait of his life in that moment. On his latest work, The Speed Of Now Part 1, has Urban disregarding country convention (as he’s known to do), and collaborating with a diverse roster of musicians who contribute an eclectic array…
 
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