May 7, 2013
Has a statistician cracked the code on successful screenplay formulas? John and Craig cast a skeptical eye at a New York Times article on Vinny Bruzzese, who claims to have done exactly that.
But is the real story Bruzzese's numbers game, or a general misunderstanding of how the film industry actually operates?
From there, we answer several reader questions before diving in on a new batch of Three Page Challenges.
UPDATE 5-10-13: The transcript of this episode can be found here.