Episode: 426 - Chance Favors the Prepared with Lulu Wang


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426 - Chance Favors the Prepared with Lulu Wang

John and Craig welcome writer-director Lulu Wang (The Farewell) to discuss not explaining things and the recipe for creating your own luck.

We also answer listener questions on reactive protagonists, finding friends in LA, and Chris McQuarrie’s Twitter thread.

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Email us at ask@johnaugust.com

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