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From the creators of Inside Psycho and Inside the Exorcist comes a new story about a classic movie and its inspirations. A tale of a modest thriller that became an ordeal and then a disaster and then a phenomenon and then a classic. A story of one man, a fresh-faced, inexperienced director who nearly wrecked his promising career and became the most important filmmaker of our era. This is Inside JAWS.
||CleanThe Shark Isn’t Working | 5||1968: A retired Navy Captain commits suicide. Many years earlier, his vessel suffered the worst naval disaster at sea in U.S. History. It was the U.S.S. Indianapolis, and hundreds of its crew were eaten by sharks. Cut to: 1974. Spielberg enlists writer Carl Gottlieb to “eviscerate” the script for JAWS. Spielberg’s friend George Lucas visits the mechanical shark in a workroom and gets his head stuck in it. Second unit footage is shot using real sharks and real shark cages, but the stuntman barely survives and locks himself in the toilet. Every day, more stress, more delays, more production troubles, more nightmares and – perpetually – the shark is not working. Will this nightmare ever end? Inside Jaws is presented by Audible. Get a free 30-day trial when you visit them at Audible.com/Jaws Other sponsors include: Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you buy a toothbrush at GetQuip.com/JAWS Zip Recruiter - Get a free trial and learn how to hire smarter when you visit them at ZipRecruiter.com/JAWS Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/insidejaws Or Twitter at @insidejaws||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Head, the Tail, the Whole Damn Thing | 4||1916: A bounty is offered to whoever can kill the “Man-eater of Matawan.” Cut to: 1973. Peter Benchley sells the rights to JAWS to a pair of legendary Hollywood producers, Richard Zanuck and David Brown. Sensing a winner, Spielberg steals the galleys off Zanuck’s desk before insisting that this be his next project. Meanwhile, Zanuck and Brown toss away a would-be director who can’t distinguish between a whale and a shark, legendary director Henry Hathaway offers Spielberg some advice, and casting begins. Two very important executives want their wives to play the Chief’s wife. In Spielberg’s words, “Oy vey.” Inside Jaws is presented by Audible. Get a free 30-day trial when you visit them at Audible.com/Jaws Other sponsors include Dollar Shave Club - Get the DSC daily essentials kit for just $5 at DollarShaveClub.com/JAWS Nutrafol - Get your first months supply for just $10 when you use code JAWS at Nutrafol.com Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/insidejaws Or Twitter at @insidejaws||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDuel | 3||1916: Matawan Creek, New Jersey. This time, the shark’s victim is a child and the entire town is up in arms. Cut to: 1963: The Kennedy Assassination precipitates a frightening encounter on a dusty California mountain road – an encounter that leads to the thrilling Man vs. Big Rig fable Duel. This is Spielberg’s ticket to fame and fortune. Even if the truck doesn’t explode into a network-satisfying fireball, and even if Universal plucks choice scenes for an episode of The Incredible Hulk. The stage is set for Spielberg’s next project, based on a book by Peter Benchley and called JAWS. Inside Jaws is presented by Audible. Get a free 30-day trial when you visit them at Audible.com/Jaws Other sponsors include Hello Fresh - Get $30 off your first week of meals when you visit them at HelloFresh.com/Jaws30 and enter code Jaws30 at checkout Zip Recruiter - Get a free trial and learn how to hire smarter when you visit them at ZipRecruiter.com/Jaws Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/insidejaws Or Twitter at @insidejaws||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBreaking In | 2||1916: Another vicious shark attack at the Jersey Shore. Cut to: Hollywood, 1965: Steven Spielberg hides out at Universal Studios in a toilet stall. He watches his idol, Alfred Hitchcock, at work. He fast-talks the guard at the studio gate day after day. He has an unpleasant encounter with a naked Marlon Brando – and all this while he’s still in high school. He lays it all on the line and heads west to Cal State Long Beach, where he makes a dirt-cheap, but impressive student film called Amblin that leads to a studio deal and an encounter with Joan Crawford. Inside Jaws is presented by Audible. Get a free 30-day trial when you visit them at Audible.com/Jaws Other sponsors include Dollar Shave Club - Get your started pack for just $5 when you visit them at DollarShaveClub.com/Jaws Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/insidejaws Or Twitter at @insidejaws||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBecoming Spielberg | 1||In 1916 a killer shark terrorized the New Jersey shore in one of the inspirations for the movie JAWS. Cut to: Phoenix, AZ in the 1960’s, where a young Steven Spielberg is an outsider struggling to fit in. He’s ashamed of his heritage, bad at school, bad at sports, bad at everything. And then he discovers the magic of moving images on an oversized screen. It turns out he’s good at something after all. Inside Jaws is presented by Audible. Get a free 30-day trial when you visit them at Audible.com/Jaws Other sponsors include Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you buy a toothbrush at GetQuip.com/Jaws Casper - Get $50 towards select mattresses when you visit them at Casper.com/Jaws Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/insidejaws Or Twitter at @insidejaws||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing Inside Jaws||You've been warned. Inside Jaws premieres on June 26.||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
So excited for this!
Jaws is one of my favorite movies, so I'm hyped!
The non linear storytelling is a bit annoying, as you have to pay close attention or you may lose your place in the story.
So far, I've listened to 2 episodes, and we have yet to get to anything having to do with "Jaws", the film, itself. What we have gotten, is some stories about shark attacks in 1916, and some interesting stories about young Spielberg.
I'll give it a few more episodes at least to see if it improves. That being said, the production values are high, and the sound effects add to the narration.
Another hit for Mark Ramsey and Wondery!
They've don't it again!! Just when you think they can't on up the last season, Mark Ramsey and Wondery come out with another season that just that. This time they've gone to Jaws - times perfectly for the start of summer vacations. If you've loved Inside Psycho or Inside The Exorcist.. you'll love Inside Jaws just as much!