John and Craig explore quiet scenes of reflection and why these calm moments between big set pieces are so meaningful to characters and viewers.
We also help a writer figure out how to pitch to his agent and answer listener questions.
Finally, in our bonus segment for premium members, we talk about dogs.
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UPDATE 11-6-2020 The transcript for this episode can now be found here.