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Scriptnotes, Ep 296: Television with Damon Lindelof — Transcript

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:20:06 +0000

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August and this is Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig has the week off, but luckily we have someone remarkably qualified to take his spot. Damon Lindelof is the co-creator and showrunner of Lost, a screenwriter and producer of […]



Scriptnotes, Ep 295: The Return of Malcolm — Transcript

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:02:50 +0000

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 295 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the program Malcolm Spellman returns to help us answer a bunch of listener questions, including the most […]



Scriptnotes, Ep 294: Getting the Details Wrong — Transcript

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:48:56 +0000

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 294 of Scriptnotes. A podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. And, Craig, there’s exciting news. So, we had talked about a live show with Rian Johnson. It got postponed […]



Television with Damon Lindelof

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:03:33 +0000

John sits down with Damon Lindelof (Lost, The Leftovers) for a bonus-length discussion of all things TV.


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We’re voting yes. But.

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 17:50:09 +0000

In this special mini-episode, John and Craig talk through the upcoming WGA strike authorization vote — what it actually means, and why they’re both voting yes.


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The Return of Malcolm

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:03:45 +0000

Malcolm Spellman returns to help us answer a bunch of listener questions, including the most important one: what’s Malcolm up to? (Warning! Adult language.)


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On not reading reviews

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 09:40:30 +0000

Amanda Peet has a terrific piece in the NY Times about why she doesn’t read reviews, and how strange it feels when rest of the world knows something you don’t.



Scriptnotes, Ep 293: Underground Railroad of Love — Transcript

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 19:18:57 +0000

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 293 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, it’s another round of How Would This Be a Movie, where we take a look […]



Getting the Details Wrong

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 15:03:18 +0000

Craig and John discuss chess, bad news, baseball, God, and screenwriting competitions.


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Psychotherapy for Screenwriters

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:03:02 +0000

A pernicious cold has stolen John's voice, so he and Craig reach into the vault to unearth their conversation with screenwriter-turned-psychotherapist Dennis Palumbo, in which they discuss writer’s block, procrastination, partnerships and more. It’s a can’t-miss episode for aspiring writers and professionals alike.


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Underground Railroad of Love

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:03:30 +0000

Special guest Irene Turner joins Craig and John for a new round of “How Would This Be a Movie?”


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