A mini episode! Thank you for a great 2017 and looking forward to 2018.Read More
Jessica Lauren Scott
Guest Storyteller Jessica Lauren Scott on the next episode of Factoid, available tomorrow 12/30!
His unique style of writing has evolved into a trope, of sorts, called Mamet Speak. This type of speaking is unequivocally modern: fast-paced, tough-talking, jargon-filled, overlapping, colloquial and usually filled with expletives. It is also notoriously hard to memorize for the actors, and is considered to require more from an actor than the average script since little is said (usually not even full sentences) but much has to be determined and then conveyed.
More reading on David Mamet:
Episode 005 - Ghost Radio. Karin Hansen stops by to tell a frightening story about a radio and what may be the voice of the devil. Or are we all drunk right now? And we also maybe get to the bottom of the strange murmuring behind her in the dining room.Read More
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From the mind of Eustace Allen, FACTOID is a delicious blend of zeitgeist and sketch comedy, told you in audio form.
According to Merriam-Webster, the term factoid was probably coined by Normal Mailer in 1973. Of the word, he wrote, “...that is, facts which have no existence before appearing in a magazine or newspaper, creations which are not so much lies as a product to manipulate emotion in the Silent Majority.”Read More
1: an invented fact believed to be true because it appears in print
2: a briefly stated and usually trivial fact