Matt Waldman’s Reads Listens Views (December 7, 2018)


Matt Waldman’s Reads Listens Views is back and devoted to a short list of recommended reads, listens, and views for the week. 

The image above is from a series of illustrations by Steeven Salvat (see below)…

Welcome

If you’re new to the Rookie Scouting Portfolio blog, welcome.  Every Friday, I post links to pieces that I’ve found personally compelling or to content I hope will eventually scratch that itch when I get around to it.

You may not like everything listed here, but you’re bound to like something.

Reads

Rudy Giluliani’s Mystery Trips to Russian, Armenia, and Ukraine — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast. 

I don’t any time on FOX, CNN, or MSNBC. I prefer good investigative reporting. Pro Publica is that source. Don’t listen to what talking heads speculate about the story; simply read it for yourself.

The Japanese Man Who Saved 6,000 Jews With His Handwriting: What the astonishing Chinue Sugihara teaches us about moral heroism.

Listens

Views

More illustrations by Steeven Salvat (find the rest here…)

Consider me a fan of Good Will Hunting. It feels real — even if guys from South Boston might say it’s not. That’s not important because the movie isn’t a biography or documentary. If fiction feels real, it has a good chance of being a good story.

One of the reasons it feels right is the construction of the main characters. If you enjoyed this move, like analyzing stories, or you’re a writer, you’ll enjoy this analysis.

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