About Awkward Embraces

Jessica Mills is many things: actor, writer, producer, geek, and also hilarious. Most recently she launched a Kickstarter called Mission G.E.E.K. Jessica joins me on the podcast this week to talk about the origins of Awkward Embraces and why she needed two different Indie GoGo campaigns to complete the second season. I learn about the nuances of comedy writing. Finally, we cover everything you need to know about her latest project, Mission G.E.E.K., which you should strongly consider supporting. Enjoy.

You can follow Jessica on Twitter at @geekyjessica and you can see both seasons of Awkward Embraces on YouTube.

And be sure to check out her Kickstarter, Mission G.E.E.K., which ends October 17th.

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Ryan Payton joins me this week to talk about his years living in Japan, his journey from writing about games to making games, the differences between American and Japanese video game studios, his new company Camouflaj and his new game, République. To that last bit, we discuss his motivations for creating an iOS game and why he’s gone to Kickstarter to fund the game’s development. As you will hear, Ryan has some incredibly ambitious goals and it was an honor to get the opportunity to spend an hour picking his brain. Enjoy.

Follow Ryan on Twitter @ryanpayton and if our conversation motivated you, please check out the République Kickstarter..

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