Sep 4, 2018
John and Craig cover endings, both for craft and for business.
First they articulate the importance of the denouement and the
social contract it fulfills with the audience. Then they discuss
what happens to a writer’s work after their death.
We also follow up on pitching, and introduce a new segment:
Change Craig’s Mind. This week: Ventriloquists!
- You can listen to John & Craig on another podcast:
Jordan, Jesse, Go!
- You can check out our episode with Mindy
Kaling, or our episode with Susanna
Fogel and David Iserson for some context in this week’s
- John’s attempt at “Changing Craig’s Mind” about ventriloquism:
- Edward Albee’s estate has
special rules about casting for Who’s Afraid of Virginia
Shade podcast, Gay of
Thrones, and her new book, Feminasty:
The Complicated Woman’s Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without
Drinking Herself to Death.
Waller-Bridge: Killing Eve,
Fleabag, and she’s the
robot, L3-37, in Solo
The Witcher 3: Blood And Wine DLC
The USB drives!
- John August on
- Craig Mazin on
- John on
- Find past episodes
- Scriptnotes Digital
Seasons are also now available!
- Outro by
Rajesh Naroth (send us yours!). And
thank you, Luke Davis, for Craig’s musical intro!
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You can download the episode here.