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Episode Info: This week’s guest Marti Noxon - is having a moment - as they say. This tv veteran whose credits include Greys Anatomy, Prison Break, and Glee most recently created and oversees 2 shows, Unreal on Lifetime and Bravo’s The Girlfriends Guide to Divorce - both of which have garnered second season pick ups - and rave reviews. I went into our chat thinking much of our time together would be mostly comprised of shop talk, namely topics like writing, producing, the business of tv, being a woman in a male dominated industry, her experiences writing on 2 of my fave shows of all time -  Mad Men and Buffy and.. well you get the picture. After all we work in the same world. We know a lot of the same people. And honestly… As a bonafide tv dork I always want the goods on life in the trenches of the shows I devour. And since Mad Men and Buffy fall into that category, well I couldn’t help but draw up a rather healthy list of questions for her to tackle. However, Noxon had other ideas.  Instead she enthusiastically and generously dove in to more personal topics ranging from surviving a painful divorce, raising two young kids while juggling a monster career, how shared custody is an art form in of itself, the impossible task of having it all (she doesn’t believe there is such a thing at least not for women), dating in ones 50’s, aging, self harm and whether or not its ok to Manic Panic your hair pink past the age of 30. Spoiler alert, it is.  Her desire to dig into life’s big questions quite evidently trickles into her work. Noxon also tackles big themes in her shows; the objectification of women, feminism, sexual politics, infidelity, integrity, morality and the battle for ones soul. Her una
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