Kevin Smith- From Indie Icon to Podcasting Mogul… why the hell not?

Very few people have actually grasped the brass ring in this world. There are a lot of us who try, but most of us just don't reach it. But every once in a while there is that one person who, through work, luck, and timing, actually makes it.

After being inspired by "Slacker" a young New Jersey man decided to have a go at telling a story he hadn't seen on film before. It was a huge gamble, one that he thought would lead to an interesting story and years of financial perils.

The story was simple, a day in his life as a convenience store clerk... but something happened. This film was in the right place at the right time and became something so much more.

We speak, of course, of Kevin Smith.


Almost overnight Smith went from clerk to star and his career has been as unpredictable as that ever since.

This week we take a look at a man who went from artist, to filmmaker, to director for hire, to comedian, to podcaster, to businessman and finally back to artist.

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