Monthly Archives: May 2012

Guest Blog: Monet Hurst-Mendoza–Age is just a number…. right?

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I first met Monet Hurst-Mendoza as an intern at The Dramatists Guild.  I want to call her the sassiest intern that I have ever met, but I don’t think that would do her justice.  I’ll give you one of my favorite moments, and I hope that she’s embarrassed by this.  One of my bosses asked […]

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Oh, to spec…

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It’s that time of year again.  That time to write a spec script.  Now, normally, they tell you… (you know… THEY…) that in order to break into TV right now, you write an original pilot.  Showrunners want to see what YOU would do if given a chance to make ANY TV show that would could. […]

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Guest Blog: Jeff Goode–A Season of All Original Work

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I’ve known Jeff for years… we both come from a No Shame background… No Shame, as Jeff will talk about, was a sort of open mic thing for theater people at the University of Iowa.  Every Friday night, new material was put up–most times, script in hand.  As a young playwright/performer it was an invaluable education in […]

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Digging a hole to China…. I don’t think that’s racist…

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I’ve been clearing a lot of things off my desk lately.  Not literally, of course, a man has to like his clutter and his Godzilla Christmas Tree ornament.  (Seriously, it works great…)  The things that I’ve been moving off of my desk has been projects.  I had some articles to write, a play to rewrite […]

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Guest Blog: Dorothy Fortenberry–How Not to Hate Everybody

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Dorthy Fortenberry is a ray of sunshine.  So, that’s why I am so shocked to find out that she hates.  Shocked.  Ok, not really.  I hate often.  Well, my hate is in the shape of intense jealousy.  And Yoda knows where that can lead.  I think it’s a natural part of the business, unfortunately.  As the […]

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