The Storycraft Podcast
About This Show
Exploring the business, process and personal experience of professional storytellers from comic books, movies, comedy, video games, actual writing such as books, journalism, sky mall magazine, and those little blurbs you see on bus signs. Hosted by comic book artist Kraig Rasmussen- A Monkeygong Production. Hail monkeygong.
Most Recent Episode
Peter Kleeman (founder & curator of the Space Age Museum,) recently wrote a terrific article for Quartz entitled "If you want to change reality, read more science fiction." He did not pen that headline, which couldn't be more evident when you hear that his perspective goes far beyond just reading science fiction, an instead cuts to the core of the science fiction experience-- the fascination with space, imagination, long term vision and planning, society, spectacle, and of course, the enthralling sense of mysterious wonder for exploring the unknown. This is a tremendously inspiring, compassionate, universal talk about the human side of politics and society, eschewing party lines and labels to discuss the truth that WE. ARE. ALL. HUMAN. We go deep about how we are in this together and we need to start acting like it. It's episode after my heart, reveling in levels of my mind I love to explore. Please share this episode everywhere, to help get the attention of JPL, NASA, Elon Musk and the like, as they may be positioned and interested in supporting the Space Age Museum. This conversation is (on behalf of Peter and the Space Age Museum,) a shout out to the pioneers and dreamers who are advancing science and society inspired by their own love for science fiction. Visit the Space Age Museum online for a dazzling tour of just a fraction of their collection: http://www.spaceagemuseum.com/ and follow the museum on twitter and instagram @spaceagemuseum. Read Peter's excellent, optimistic and powerful article at Quartz: https://qz.com/894823/science-fiction-films-and-novels-could-help-us-save-the-world/ Follow me on instagram and twitter @kraigcomx. Keep up with my work and shop at monkeygong.com. Please rate and review this show on iTunes or wherever you hear your shows!