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3rd & Fairfax: The WGAW Podcast
49 minutes | 6 days ago
Ep. 217 - Scott Frank
Host Luciano Saber talks with The Queen’s Gambit co-creator-showrunner-writer-director Scott Frank (Godless, Logan) about adapting Walter Tevis’ novel. The Queen's Gambit is Netflix’s most-watched scripted limited series to date and explores the true cost of genius via a young chess prodigy's coming-of-age story.
61 minutes | 11 days ago
Ep 216 - Andy Siara
Host Moon Zappa speaks with screenwriter Andy Siara (Lodge 49) about Hulu’s time-loop rom-com Palm Springs – What would you do if you had to relive the same day over and over again?
74 minutes | 18 days ago
Ep. 215 - Chris Matheson & Ed Solomon
Host Monique Sorgen speaks with Bill & Ted Face the Music screenwriters Chris Matheson & Ed Solomon about what it takes to update a comedy franchise and deliver laughs in 2020.
39 minutes | a month ago
Ep. 213 - Mary Laws
Host Christopher Kubasik speaks with Writers Guild Award-winning writer Mary Laws (Succession, Preacher), creator-showrunner-EP of Hulu’s new horror-drama anthology series Monsterland, exploring the monsters within us all.
40 minutes | a month ago
Ep. 212 - Aaron Guzikowski
Brian interviews Aaron Guzikowski (Prisoners, The Red Road) the creator and showrunner of the HBO Max series Raised by Wolves.
42 minutes | a month ago
Ep. 211 - Billy Ray
Just in time for the 2020 election: Host Luciano Saber speaks with screenwriter-director Billy Ray (Richard Jewell, Captain Phillips) about his Showtime political drama miniseries, The Comey Rule, detailing the relationship between former FBI Director James Comey and President Trump, and why he’s drawn to real-life stories, where truth is more compelling than fiction.
46 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep. 208 - Miranda July
Brian talks with writer, director, actor, and author Miranda July (Me and You and Everyone We Know, The Future) about her new feature film Kajillionaire, alongside her multifaceted career in the arts.
64 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep. 207 - Brett Goldstein
Host Moon Zappa speaks with British writer-actor-producer Brett Goldstein, who co-stars/writes on AppleTV+’s new series Ted Lasso, and is co-creator-EP of AMC’s upcoming series Soulmates.
64 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep. 205 - Sam Boyd
Steve talks with Sam Boyd (In A Relationship) about his career and new HBO Max series Love Life.
50 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep. 204 - Stefani Robinson
Host Josephine Green Zhang speaks with Emmy-nominated and Writers Guild Award-winning writer Stefani Robinson (What We Do in the Shadows, Atlanta) about her journey from agency assistant to writers’ room, creating roles you want to see onscreen, and why “the writer has all the power.”
52 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep. 203 - David Wiener
Host Brian Gary speaks with Brave New World developer-showrunner David Wiener (Homecoming, Fear the Walking Dead) about adapting Aldous Huxley’s classic sci-fi novel for brave new streaming platform Peacock and why the new series’ themes are more relevant than ever.
44 minutes | 4 months ago
Ep. 202 - Ramy Youssef
Host Josephine Green Zhang talks with Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated Ramy co-creator-star-writer Ramy Youssef about his journey from stand-up to streamer, as the second season of his Hulu series shifts from an aspirational to transformational focus.
57 minutes | 4 months ago
Ep. 201- Veena Sud
Host Moon Zappa talks with Emmy and Writers Guild Award-nominated writer Veena Sud (Seven Seconds, The Killing, Cold Case) about writing and directing the Quibi thriller series, The Stranger, and creating compelling content for mobile platforms.
52 minutes | 4 months ago
Ep. 200 - Alice Wu
Host Josephine Green Zhang speaks with screenwriter-director Alice Wu (Saving Face) about her latest Netflix film, The Half of It, which explores the Asian-American/LGBTQ+ experience – something all too rare in U.S. cinema.
55 minutes | 5 months ago
Ep. 195 - Lauren Iungerich & Eddie Gonzalez & Jeremy Haft
Host Hilliard Guess speaks with On My Block creators Lauren Iungerich & Eddie Gonzalez & Jeremy Haft about their hit Netflix series depicting a diverse group of young teens in L.A. and the value and impact of portraying the lives of those who’ve been marginalized and underrepresented on screen.
83 minutes | 5 months ago
Ep. 194 - Ian Brennan
Host Moon Zappa speaks with series co-creator Ian Brennan (The Politician, Scream Queens, Glee) about Netflix’s alt-history limited series Hollywood and how rewriting the past may impact the future.
57 minutes | 5 months ago
Ep. 193 - Liz Tigelaar
Host Aaron Fullerton talks with Little Fires Everywhere developer / showrunner / EP Liz Tigelaar (Casual, Bates Motel, Nashville) about adapting Celeste Ng’s novel for Hulu’s drama series.
69 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep. 192 - Lauren Schmidt Hissrich
Host Christopher Kubasik speaks with The Witcher creator / showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich (Umbrella Academy, Marvel’s The Defenders, The West Wing) about her hit Netflix fantasy series, writing career, and creative process.
98 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep. 191 - Greg Daniels
Monique Sorgen talks with Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Recreation, The Simpsons) about his writing, TV, his career and his two new shows, Upload and Space Force.
64 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep. 190 - Hank Steinberg
Host Christopher Kubasik speaks with creator-showrunner-executive producer Hank Steinberg (The Last Ship, Without a Trace) about his latest series, ABC’s legal drama For Life, inspired by Isaac Wright, Jr., who was imprisoned for a crime he didn’t commit.
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