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Dec 31, 2013

John, Craig, and guests take questions from the audience at the Scriptnotes Holiday Spectacular. Topics include TV writing careers, what to do once you have an agent, overcoming gender stereotypes, rewriting Dodgeball, and more.

Have a happy, healthy and safe New Year.


Dec 24, 2013

'Twas the Holiday Scriptnotes and at our behest,

Craig and John were joined by our six favorite guests.

"Now Kelly! Now Lindsay! Now Richard and Rawson!

On Aline and on Franklin! (Whose Black List is awesome.)"

They talk characters' wants, trends good and bad,

And what's to be done when a "yes" is had.

So open your...

Dec 17, 2013

John and Craig offer advice for super-rich aspirants about the film and television industry. If you have enough money to do anything, what should you do first? Do you want to make money, or make art? Or do you just want to hang out with famous people? No judgements.

Then we tackle another set of Three Page Challenges,...

Dec 10, 2013

Writer/director/actor/comedian Mike Birbiglia joins John and Craig to talk about writing for yourself, and how his one-man shows have translated into his films Sleepwalk With Me and My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend. We talk movies and television, stand-up and screenplays, and the upside of failure.

In other news, there’s...

Dec 4, 2013

John and novelist Daniel Wallace sit down with Fred Strype at the Austin Film Festival to discuss the process of adapting Big Fish from novel to script to stage.