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Drama is anticipation mingled with uncertainty.

— William Archer  <link>

Storytelling is joke telling. It’s knowing your punchline, your ending. Knowing that everything you’re saying from the first sentence to the last is leading to a singular goal and ideally confirming some truth that deepens our understanding of who we are as human beings.

— Andrew Stanton, the writer of Toy Story and Wall-E, from a Ted talk  <link>