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Excel Sheets Are For Nerds ("Search Party" and the Spec Script)

A logical analysis of creative craft.

If you’ve read my twitter bio (or any pithy cover letter I’ve ever sent), you may be familiar with my extreme passion for spreadsheets. 1,216 more words

Television

How House of Cards Trumps the Real Trump!

Say what you will about fictional television, but House of Cards might be a chief reason why were stuck with Donald Trump.

1. Raymond Tusk, a billionaire was tapped by President Walker to be his Vice Preisdent. 174 more words

Special Needs, Dropping Trou and TV Writing

You may or may not know that I’m a special needs aide for a public middle school. I’m not sure what is further from my Hollywood writing days of yore – working at a middle school or working with kids like Midu, who only know 50 words of Hindi, no English and are more comfortable dropping trou in front of me than the time “Actor Who Won’t be Named” thought it was perfectly acceptable to unzip his pants while I was handing him pink rewrite pages. 482 more words

‘I never saw myself as a sitcom person, but I was waiting tables...’—Hit Sitcom Writer

“I never saw myself as a sitcom person, but I was waiting tables and I was like I have to figure out something and I wrote this script that was super dark, but when I put it into Charlie’s hands or Glenn’s they made it funny and I realized this could actually be a sitcom. 555 more words

Screenwriting

BFI / Radio Times TV Festival - The Crown & a TV writing masterclass

A few weekends ago saw my first visit to the BFI & Radio Times TV Festival – and that’s hardly a surprise, because it’s a brand new festival. 1,086 more words

Reading & Writing