Soliloquy Right Now

This week, Jon and Joe tackle the works of Shakespeare, especially wrestling Prince Hamlet to the ground. Jon airs a theory about Shakespeare's legacy on literature, and Joe talks about Interstellar. This, of course, leads to playing Rocket League with the new Steam Controller.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

That Aside Aside

What's the difference between a hero and a protagonist? It's a tough distinction, but we can tell you for sure that this episode was definitely NOT brought to you by Goodreads.com.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

Box of Ideas

Jon and Joe discuss the premier of the ninth season of Doctor Who, as well as the troubles with stories that start out strong but don't live up to their beginnings.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

Premium Lefting Services

A recent trip to a used bookstore has Jon thinking about parody and satire. The boys talk about parody both good and not so good, and learn that satires are real meaniepantses. That's a word, shut up.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

There's a Hashtag

This week, Jon and Joe the observance of yet another (or the very first) Force Friday, and continue to explain their complicated relationship to Star Wars hype.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com

His Brain-Science Hat

The boys make up for missing a week in record time by discussing show topics in under a minute. After that, they settle down into a review of The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro and Hector and the Search for Happiness starring Simon Pegg.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

The Eternal Sculptor

The boys start off talking about cribbing character types from other stories. Of course, that leads into a discussion on the division between the Sciences and the Humanities, which naturally deals with plot structure. We run a tight ship here.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

I Should Get a Law

This week, Tell Don't Show tackles obsessing over media hype. They discuss how they've felt both the good and the bad sides of hype, and have learned to recognize some telling patterns. Hopefully, Tyktor's Law will do some good.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

Can't Hear My Crying

Joe's computers woes have been resolved! The boys talk about games both old and old, noticing how they ain't the way they used to be. Not that that's a bad thing.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

His Eponymous Travels

Jon and Joe again tackle the idea of "write what you know" after Jon watched Sullivan's Travels, a movie that Joe has never seen. They naturally talk about Stargate, but break new ground by talking about Columbo! Wonders abound!

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

The Thripwich Chasm

Jon and Joe go head to head and write a story, sentence by sentence. Thrill at the scenic vistas of the American Frontier! Be agog at colorful characters bound together in a tense drama! Wonder how big a chasm needs to be to be considered an actual chasm!

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

Employee of the Month

After nearly a year of doing the show, Jon and Joe finally recognize the show's employee of the month. They also discuss the friction of being creative as they grow up, something many can relate to.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

It's a Good Place

The stars align in time for Jon and Joe to record another episode. This week they mostly talk about the current digital age, with the various pros and cons for creators making their own way.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

Triple Negativity (Open and Jonest)

Jon is on his own this time, talking about how it's good to change up your writing and a tv show he likes that makes a pretty good example. It's true, he actually does like things. I know, right?

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

Hordes of Postal Workers

With the success of Mad Max: Fury Road, the boys discuss the post-apocalypse as a genre, and try to think up some alternates to keep other writers on their toes.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

The Middle Things

This time, it's Joe taking the controls of the MCU hate train as the boys talk over the Netflix Original Daredevil. This segues into how action is displayed in TV and film, and, natch, Latin vocab. Turns out, despite six years of Latin, Jon can get it SUPER wrong.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

The Age of Old Jon

Jon and Joe have a discussion on The Avengers: Age of Ultron, the newest MCU release. The talk goes mostly how you would expect, though some interesting discussion on Hollywood hype and franchise saturation gets thrown in for good measure.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.

Canada is All the Planets

We only spend some of the time talking about videogames, and focus mainly on using an outline for a story. How do you do it, what does it do, and does it work for us? We'll give you the answers to all these answers, and less.

Tell Don't Show by Jon and Joe is an audio podcast that serves as an Open and Honest Discussion on Creativity. This episode features the use of licensed works, the attributions of which can be found at telldontshow.com.