Nerd For A Living
About This Show
Nerd For A Living explores the lives and careers of people working in pop-culture and genre entertainment industries - film and television, comics, gaming, animation, publishing, and beyond. We feature interviews with working professionals in nerdy career fields, plus speaker panels recorded live at major comic conventions across the US. Hosted by Adron Buske. Produced by Wendy Buske.
Most Recent Episode
"Preacher" / "Glow" Editor Tyler L. Cook
Our guest is Tyler L. Cook, a film and television editor whose current work includes the AMC hit series, Preacher, and the new breakout Netflix series, GLOW. Preacher just premiered its second season. It’s based on the cult classic Vertigo comics series. The show follows Jesse Custer, a small-town preacher with a criminal past, who realizes God is absent from Heaven and sets out to find Him. On a wildly different end of the television spectrum is GLOW, which stands for the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. The series, set vividly in the mid 1980’s, follows a group of floundering actresses and an acerbic filmmaker as they try to create a televised women’s wrestling program. Part comedy, part drama, GLOW features an incredible ensemble cast led by Alison Brie and Marc Maron. We talk with Tyler about how he got the jobs on Preacher and Glow, and the challenges of balancing the tones of these inventive, unconventional shows. We discuss the day-to-day life of a television editor, his gear and software, and a whole lot more.