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From Wolverine to The Rock, male action heroes have literally gotten bigger over the last decade. Craig and John look at how that impacts story. Is there hope for the the ordinary man in an extraordinary situation? Will we ever get back to Kurt and Keanu?
Then it’s time for three new Three Page Challenges, with entries ranging from campus riots to suburban detectives.
- John jumped off a bridge
- FAST Screenplay’s Jeff Bollow at TEDxDocklands
- Action Movies, Stop Taking Away Our Everyday Heroes on Wired
- NEDA’s Statistics on Males and Eating Disorders
- SAG-AFTRA Threatened To Sue Director Amy Berg Over ‘An Open Secret’ on Deadline
- Submit your Three Pages here
- Three Pages by Zach Kaplan
- Three Pages by RM Weatherly
- Three Pages by Olufemi S. Sowemimo
- The Fallen of World War II by Neil Halloran, and fallen.io
- The Great Big Book of Horrible Things: The Definitive Chronicle of History’s 100 Worst Atrocities by Matthew White
- CellarTracker for iOS
- Outro by Scriptnotes listener Adrian Tanner (send us yours!)
UPDATE 6-22-15: The transcript of this episode can be found here.