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Embisivle Friend: Only Hire The Best


Ordinary Day.  Not so ordinary school.

Not much happening.

Though the fifth graders… that’s another story.

And an aspiring CEO decides that Adam Smith might have something useful to say about her arithmetic quiz.

Crowdsourcing an exam on the Third Episode of our series on Maddie, the 8 year old entrepreneur.


  • Sahara Ale – Vice Principal Afra Solario
  • Zoe Anastasiou – Maddie, the CEO
  • Debbon Ayer – Penelope Othmar, Principal
  • Ron Bianchi – Guard Tepper
  • Josh LaForce – Germain Dorfler
  • Michelle Thomas Hanson – Stage Manager
  • Skippy – Himself.



The Dramatic Turn

errant.coverart HWMS did not long remain a conventional podcast, if it ever was conventional.  In the summer of 2015, we interrupted an interview by parading a French Army band through the studio. By the fall of 2015, we knew that we wanted to move another direction.  We went looking for dramatic talent, hired actor Sarah Corbyn Woolf, and put her on stage as Anna-the-Intern. Anna believed that technical information was transient, that it could be easily purchased on the open market and that the real guarantors of success were the ability to read a room and to express yourself with confidence. Sadly, she is probably right on all points. The HWMS Drama begins. [15260]Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail