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Nov 20, 2012

Screenwriters Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein sit down with John and Craig to talk about writing movies, writing television and writing together.

We met at the Austin Film Festival, which is where we recorded this episode. Both John and Craig assumed Abby and Marc were a couple but it's a lot more complicated than that,...


Nov 13, 2012

Craig and John dive back into the Three Page Challenge entries, along with an overview of the 500+ contenders that have been submitted.

In response to listener curiosity, John and Craig also talk about their recording set-ups, and then follow-up on Star Wars, Karateka and Derek Haas's busy schedule.

All this and more on...


Nov 6, 2012

John and Craig discuss the big movie news of the week: Disney buying Lucasfilm, and with it, the rights to Star Wars.

Everyone's already talked about what it means for fans and stock prices, but what does it mean for screenwriters? It could lead to new jobs creating extensions to the Star Wars universe both in film and...


Oct 30, 2012

Craig and John ret-con the Austin Film Festival, placing themselves on panels in which they didn't participate. It's a chance to give the answers they would have given without the bother of being asked (or listening to other people's opinions).

For example, Terry Rossio's seminar on "The Throw" his term for how you end...


Oct 23, 2012

Recording live at the Austin Film Festival, John and Craig take a look at The Black List's pivot to a paid site, and what it means for screenwriters and the industry. Black List creator Franklin Leonard joins us for questions and criticism.

Next, screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna (The Devil Wears Prada, We Bought a Zoo)...