Max and Coco throw axes in Northeast Minneapolis. They drink alcohol and toast their incremental successes and educational failures. They discuss how they determine the next steps once they have written something. Finally, they discuss how being creative has forced them to be very, very tidy, and how this has started to change their lives.
Max and Coco have been busy, between doing a lot of writing, a freak April blizzard, and telling tall tales about lumberjacks and Clint Howard. Coco also discusses a trashy 50s novel about lumberjacking called Logging Chance.
Max and Coco do their own version of a corporate retreat, involving a lot of field trips, including the Pavek Museum, where they discover a Minnesota version of the Grand Ol' Opry, the former Kay Bank studio, where Dave Dudley recorded "Six Days on the Road," an exhibit of Prince fan art, and an indoor restaurant designed to look like a trailer park ringed by food trucks.
Coco discusses some vintage cowboy-themed arcade contraptions in San Francisco. Max and Coco discuss previous times where they decided they would start writing professionally and how it happened. An update about some successes.
Max and Coco visit a Twin Peaks pop up, discuss a piece of Western art and the work of contemporary Native artist Julie Buffalohead. Max explains uploading plays and screenplays to various digital sites, including The Playwrights Center, New Play Exchange, and FilmFreeway. Max and Coco talk about writing a werewolf gunslinger movie and the need to respect your premise, no matter how silly.