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NJAM Remix: Dan Harmon’s Story Structure

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REMIX Time! We spliced our two Dan Harmon Story Structure volumes together. Listen in as Ryan, Michael, and Timmie take you through Harmon’s story circle writings, his story breaking process, and finally break it all down using an episode of Community.

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Rebroadcast: “NJAM Classics” #3: A Clockwork Orange

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NJAM Classics are back, introducing you to older episodes you may have missed.  Join Timmie and Ryan as they revisit Ep. #3, a discussion of Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 film, A Clockwork Orange.

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Rebroadcast: #28: The Shining (GUEST: Monica Daniel)

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Who gets tired of The Shining? Not NJAM!  Timmie and Ryan present a brand new intro to our classic episode about Kubrick’s masterpiece.  Originally released as episode #28, The Gang is joined by special guest, Monica Daniel. Enjoy, and have a Spooktastic October!

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I. Intro 

A. Ryan and Timmie Introduce the Episode

B. Shining Reference Spotting

C. Special Guest: Monica Daniel

D. Conspiracy Theories: Connection to Room 237 [00:13:33]

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#45: Story Structure: Dan Harmon, Vol. 2 | The Tree of Life

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They couldn’t stop drawing circles! Ryan, Michael, and Timmie return in Vol. 2 to test Dan Harmon’s tricks of the trade on an episode of Community and Terrence Malick’s, The Tree of Life. There’s dungeons, dragons, and dinos!

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#44: Story Structure: Dan Harmon Story Circle, Vol. 1

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Buckle up as Ryan, Michael, and Timmie indulge their obsession with Dan Harmon, breaking down his Story Circle Structure. Stay tuned for Vol. 2, kids!

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#43: Women In Cinema: TV Edition (GUEST: Liza Marie Johnston)

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Joined by returning special guest LizaTimmie and Michael discuss the importance of strong leading ladies in television, some of their top picks, and why 50 Shades of Grey is the worst on NJAM’s first Women in Cinema installment.

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#42: What About the Family Comedy?

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Taking a delightful trip down memory lane, TimmieRyan, and Michael discuss family friendly comedies of the 80s and 90s, the importance of original screenplays, and Ryan’s super secret screening of Richard Linklater’s new film, Boyhood.

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#40: Quentin Tarantino: Vol. 2

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NJAM is back and bringing you a highly unprecedented second volume of Quentin Tarantino love. Join TimmieRyan, and Michael as they makes fools of themselves with a bad table read, dive deeper into the life of Tarantino, wax poetic about absolutely nothing, and tease their next episode.

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#37: Subversive Animation | Rick and Morty

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The gang is finally back together in the latest episode of NJAM. Join Timmie, Michael, and Ryan as they discuss the deep and controversial history of animation and the not-so-secret-best-show-on-televison, Rick and Morty.

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#36: Dark Children’s Movies of the 80s

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Come join Timmie and Michael, as they explore a selection of dark children’s movies from the decade of their births.

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