• #9 Award Winning Director/Writer – James Kicklighter

    James Kicklighter is a 23 year old award winning director with an impressive career already behind him.  In this show, he gave some insight into how he achieved his success at such a young age.  James and Phil also discussed character development, character arc, writing to a theme and directing with a writer’s perspective. For…
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  • Founder of the popular writing lab Deadline Junkies, Adam Strange talks about creating a career as a writer, working with deadlines and the nature of writing as an art form.  Adam and Phil also delve deeply into how the TV/film industry is changing and how a writer can stay current and capitalize.   For past…
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  • #8 Writing In A Changing TV/Film Industry – Adam Strange

    Founder of the popular writing lab Deadline Junkies, Adam Strange talks about creating a career as a writer, working with deadlines and the nature of writing as an art form.  Adam and Phil also delve deeply into how the TV/film industry is changing and how a writer can stay current and capitalize. For past shows…
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  • Too Old To Learn Something New?

    It’s been a long time since I was on a college campus.  The sensation is different, like visiting the playground your parents brought you to when you were a kid.  All the elements are still there; the monkey bars, the merry-go-round, and the seesaw…except you’re not really supposed to being playing on them anymore.  I […]

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  • TJ Chambers is a TV series comedy writer and stand-up comedian in Los Angeles California.  In this episode TJ talks about the transition from stand up to being a television staff comedy writer, collaborating in the writer’s room and editing to make every single word count. For past shows and to learn more about the…
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  • #7 Comedy Writing In Hollywood – TJ Chambers

    T.J. Chambers is a Los Angeles-based writer and performer whose work has appeared on NBC, MTV, and more. For two distinguished and well-rated seasons he served as co-head writer on "Betty White's Off Their Rockers," cementing his status as an expert in all things prankish and elderly. T.J. can be seen in some of comedy's…
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  • Deborah Gilels is a media consultant in Los Angeles.  For the past 10 years she’s run a successful business named La Media Consultants, LLC helping writers, filmmakers, and actors to reach their goals in the entertainment industry in the area of public relations, marketing and project development.  In this episode Deborah provided insider secrets to…
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  • #6 Insider Secrets For Writers From A Media Consultant – Deborah Gilels

    Deborah Gilels is a media consultant in Los Angeles.  For the past 10 years she’s run a successful business named La Media Consultants, LLC helping writers, filmmakers, and actors to reach their goals in the entertainment industry in the area of public relations, marketing and project development.  In this episode Deborah provided insider secrets to…
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  • First World Problems

    A day off and me with no one to play with.  In the past that was usually how I got myself into trouble.  Nothing horrendous mind you, just the garden-variety guy with too much ego and not enough sense.  The crazy thing is, I’m always praying for some time off to do all those fun […]

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