Charlie Grandy

Jun 6, 2014 | No Comments
Charlie Grandy

Charlie Grandy was a writer on The Daily Show without Jon Stewart. He was also a writer on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and was on staff with me when we won our first Emmy. Good times. We talk about those years, the difference between the “Jon” and “non-Jon” writing processes, and what it’s […]

Lesley Arfin

May 21, 2014 | No Comments
Lesley Arfin

Lesley Arfin was one of the growing number of fantastic people I’d never met before talking to them on the podcast. Fortunately, we hit it off nicely and had a great conversation about her work as a writer on Girls, Awkward, Portlandia, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. As you might imagine, these are all very different shows […]

Damien Fahey

Apr 30, 2014 | No Comments
Damien Fahey

Damien Fahey is a writer for Family Guy on FOX. We discuss that. He also voiced two episodes of Family Guy called, “Peter’s Daughter” and “I Dream of Jesus”. We forgot to discuss that. In addition to writing for the TV box, Damien has also appeared on it, first as the long-running host of MTV’s […]

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 […]