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Aug 27, 2013

John and Craig tackle three new entries in the Three Page Challenge, ranging from space drama to killer hookers to brassy defense attorneys. Along the way, they find some awkward scene description and a few misused semi-colons.

The live NYC Scriptnotes show, the one Craig and John said might happen? It will happen:...

Aug 20, 2013

John and Craig discuss the impact of author Orson Scott Card's personal toxicity on Ender's Game, and what it means for that movie and how it will this affect studio decisions moving forward.

That, plus alternate jokes, One Cool Things, and a Golden Ticket-inspired discussion on one hour spec pilots.


Aug 13, 2013

John and Craig discuss Damon Lindelof's interview about how plot stakes have escalated lockstep with budget, perhaps to the point of absurdity.

Then it's a look at why screenwriters get the note to "spell things out," and the situations in which it's okay or troubling to have characters speak story points. Finally, we...

Aug 6, 2013

Craig and John take a look at one investor's campaign against Sony Pictures, and George Clooney's strong reaction. From there, we examine why studios have multiple labels TriStar is back! and how that affects writers.

It's also time for another round of Three Page Challenges. We tackle at three entries, ranging from...

Aug 2, 2013

In this special bonus edition, John and Craig answer listener questions from the 100th episode with help from guests Rawson Thurber and Aline Brosh McKenna.