Session #174 - Abbott Elementary & Harley Quinn Showrunners Schumacker and Halpern

Session #174 – Interview with Abbott Elementary & Harley Quinn Showrunners Schumacker and Halpern

NOTE: This episode was recorded prior to the WGA going on strike. From their unusual start from a Twitter feed that became “S**t my dad says,” show runners Patrick Schumacker and Justin Halpern are celebrating the success of their shows “Abbott Elementary” and “Harley Quinn.” We discuss their unique start, juggling show running duties on two shows and what the future holds.

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Weird American Film & TV Tropes

Session #121 – Weird American Film & TV Tropes

American movies and TV shows are watched around the world, but to others, we do some weird stuff. For this lighter session, we analyze the depiction of Americans in entertainment based on the Buzzfeed list “37 Things Americans Do In Movies/TV Shows That Truly Confuse Non-American.”

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Session 103 - Interview with Aron Eli Coleite

Session #103 – Interview with Daybreak Writer/Executive Producer Aron Eli Coleite & More

In this session, we interview Aron Coleite, the Executive Producer and writer of Netflix’s new apocalyptic show “Daybreak.” We also discuss how streamers are taking films from theaters and how that impacts writers, Tom’s latest Masterclass update, film festival fiascos and how to avoid them, and fellowship deadline changes of which you should be aware.

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Jump The Shark

Session #87 – Jump the Shark

It’s not everyday that a TV show makes it to four seasons, let alone seven, or 10, or even, as record holder The Simpsons currently stands, 30. In this session, we discuss what makes a show go the distance. Why doesn’t it “jump the shark”?

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