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May 29, 2018

John and Craig welcome Lisa Joy & Jonah Nolan (Westworld) and Stephen McFeely & Christopher Markus (Avengers: Infinity War) to our annual live show benefitting Hollywood Heart.

We discuss worldbuilding, the challenges and delights of serialized storytelling, and the extreme measures taken to keep secrets.

We also answer audience questions on villains as protagonists, music supervision, and research as procrastination.

Recorded May 22, 2018 at the ArcLight in Hollywood


* Thanks to the ArcLight, Hollywood HEART, and everyone who came out for this Live Show!
* Lisa Joy and Jonah Nolan are on the second season of Westworld on HBO.
* Stephen McFeely & Christopher Markus’s Avengers: Infinity War is in theaters now.
* The Scriptnotes Listeners’ Guide!
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* John on Instagram
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* Outro by Matthew Chilleli (send us yours!)

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