Author, speaker and renowned story consultant Robert McKee is my guest this week. He's here to discuss the state of storytelling in today's entertainment culture. What are writers getting right and wrong these days? How does the storytelling on cable and streaming services compare to the major networks? What does he think about the prequel trend? Why do companies have to infuse storytelling into their marketing to be successful? He'll answer those questions and more in today's conversation.
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Today's guest is Lee Cockerell, whose vast business career includes 10 years as a Senior Operating Executive for Disney. Imagine being responsible for 40,000 employees, plus theme parks, shopping centers, hotels and entertainment! Today he writes books and travels the world sharing the path to creating magic in your work, business and life.
Get Lee's books, podcasts and resources at LeeCockerell.com .
Sir John Franklin led The Terror and The Erebus on a expedition to the Arctic with the hopes of finding The Northwest Passage. However, the crews found themselves trapped in ice that never thawed, and the thirst for glory turned into desperation for survival. It took over 150 years to find the wreckage, and today's guest was there for the discovery of the HMS Erebus. Join us as Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Paul Watson talks about his book - Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition.
It's Super Bowl week, and today's guest knows all about them! Bethany Bradsher is a veteran sports reporter who's worked as a writer for over 20 years. Her work includes covering the Carolina Panthers, the preparations for the Atlanta Olympics, East Carolina University Sports and much more.
She's also the author of Super Bowl 50: Celebrating 50 years of America's Greatest Game. It's an interesting and enjoyable journey back through Super Bowl history, including the games, venues, parties, players, commercials, halftime shows, newsmakers (good and bad) and everything in-between.
Maxwell King is the President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Foundation. He has spent over forty years helping to lead impactful philanthropic organizations like the Heinz Endowments and The Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media. He also served as the editor of The Philadelphia Enquirer from 1990 - 1998.
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