Film: Brave

Review: The further Pixar gets from animated toys, the less they seem to understand how to tell a compelling character drama.  This is not altogether a unique issue for storytellers.  Telling character stories about toys or animate cars or intelligent fish involves a certain degree of translation.  The characters in these stories are analogues to […]

Science of Story – Characters in motion

It’s been a while since I talked about storytelling outside of the podcast.  It’s also been a while since there’s been a podcast or any content on this website.  As usual, Rogue-Penguin ebbs and flows with my interest, and that is directly influenced by how busy I am with my job and caring for my […]