Rebecca Drysdale

Apr 17, 2014 | No Comments
Rebecca Drysdale

Rebecca Drysdale grew up in Versailles, France and Vancouver and Montreal, Canada, which makes her sound more like a line of designer clothing than a comedy writer, but comedy writer she is! For the fantastically funny Key & Peele show on Comedy Central. Rebecca attended Sarah Lawrence College for a minute, where she met her writing […]

Mike Royce

Apr 2, 2014 | No Comments
Mike Royce

In this episode we talk to Mike Royce (executive producer of “Enlisted“, Fridays at 9 on Fox) about the intricacies of transitioning from comedian to staff writer to executive producer and showrunner, which is not as easy as it sounds, and it doesn’t even sound easy. We also discuss different shooting styles and writing styles […]

Lisa Ann Walter

Mar 19, 2014 | No Comments
Lisa Ann Walter

Lisa Ann Walter is, and always has been, a very busy woman. Known for stand-out roles in features such as The Parent Trap, Bruce Almighty, War of the Worlds, Killers and Shall We Dance, Lisa also co-created, produced and starred in several half-hour sitcoms including Life’s Work for ABC, and she’s the creator and judge […]

Chuck Tatham

Mar 5, 2014 | No Comments
Chuck Tatham

To say Chuck Tatham’s resume speaks for itself… is ridiculous, mainly because resume’s don’t have the power of speech. They’re inanimate objects. The very concept is absurd. As resume’s go, however, Chuck’s is very impressive to look at: 22 years in the business as a writer and producer at 15 different shows including “Arrested Development” […]

Bill Persky

Feb 19, 2014 | One Comment
Bill Persky

Bill Persky is a veteran Emmy Award-winning comedy writer who started, like so many other comedy writers of his era, as a gag writer for established comedians not all of whom, as it turns out, were terribly funny people… until Bill helped them out of course. He soon moved on to writing for variety shows […]

Wyatt Cenac – Live at NYC PodFest 2014

Jan 22, 2014 | No Comments
Wyatt Cenac – Live at NYC PodFest 2014

Wyatt Cenac joins me for a live taping at NYC PodFest 2014. Wyatt won 3 Emmy Awards during his time as a writer and correspondent for The Daily Show, but did you know that Wyatt was also a writer for the hilarious animated series, King of the Hill? And do you know how he got […]