Dan Freeman Interview


On Wednesday, May 11, 2011, I had the real pleasure of interview Dan Freeman (@SageofTheWaves), writer/ director/ producer of The Minister of Chance (@MinisterChance) for my Geeky Pleasures Radio Show on The Look 24/7 (@TheLook247). It aired on Friday, May 13, 2011.

Below you will find show notes and other information. Once again, I invite you to read my review of Episode 1 here and Episode 2 here.

Show Notes:

  • During the interview, we discussed the following: Reasons for profanity in The Minister of Chance; Comparison between radio in the UK and Canada; Dan’s history in radio and Death Comes To Time; Talked about Sylvester McCoy; Technology and the doors it has opened for media creation; Reasons for creating The Minister of Chance; Independent content creation and the internet, plus pros and cons; Differences in the entertainment industry Canada, US and UK; Casting the actors and how they came aboard; Producing and editing The Minister of Chance; The real life messages/ social commentary in The Minister of Chance; What’s next for The Minister of Chance; Time it takes to record and produce; Post-production process; Timeline for new episodes once funds are secured; Long terms goals; Dan’s media influences; Discussed the various actors and their roles; The acting process in an audio role; How The Minister of Chance been received; Other possible mediums for The Minister of Chance; Local scenic inspiration for The Minister of Chance; and The Commonwealth.
  • At the beginning of the interview, you will hear the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show theme song by Christopher Cogott.
  • There is some NSFW language.
  • Total runtime: 1 hour 46 minutes and 34 seconds.
  • Size: 97.5 MB
  • To download, ‘right click – save’ as this link.

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Jules Sherred is the parent of two teenage boys, freelance writer, web designer, author of Five Little Zombies and Fred, General Manager and radio personality at The Look 24/7, owner of the largest Star Trek community on Google+, Geeky Pleasures creator, geek support for Parsec Award winning The Minister of Chance, and more. On the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show, Jules has interviewed Wil Wheaton, Jonathan Coulton, Phil Plait, Sylvester McCoy, Richard Hatch, Paul and Storm, R.A. Salvatore, John Kovalic, and so many more. Jules' writing can also be found on Hugo Award winning SF Signal, GeekMom, United Federation of Pla.net/s, Nerdy With Children, Star Wars vs Star Trek. Slowly, Jules is working on another book titled Nerd Love. You can follow Jules on Twitter @GeekyJules. Also, JULES LOVES STAR TREK.

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