The Writers Panel with Ben Blacker

2012 in review, part 1! Join some of our favorite panelists—Josh Friedman (creator, Sarah Connor Chronicles), Andrew Miller (creator, Secret Circle), and Cathryn Humphris (Ringer; Mob Doctor)—as they talk about what they learned this year, what a strange year it was, and what they're looking forward to in 2013. Recorded December 5, 2012.

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An in-depth chat with the creators of Ben 10 and Generator Rex and the developers of Ultimate Spider-Man and the upcoming Avengers Assemble cartoons. Also accomplished comic book writers and artists, Man of Action is Steven T. Seagle, Duncan Rouleau, and Joe Casey (and Joe Kelly, who unfortunately could not join). Recorded November 4, 2012.

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Pendleton Ward (creator, Adventure Time); Martin Gero (creator, The LA Complex); Kent Osborne (head writer, Adventure Time; Spongebob; Flapjack). Recorded October 21, 2012.

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Live from NY! Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live; South Park) and Peter David (comic books! Including X-Factor, Supergirl, 12 years on Incredible Hulk, and lots more). Recorded at 61Local in Brooklyn on October 1, 2012.

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Live from Brooklyn! Some of the funniest people in NY. Joe Randazzo (former editor of The Onion); Caissie St. Onge (Best Week Ever; Rosie O'Donnell; Letterman); Stephen Falk (Weeds; Next Caller); Matt Debenham (author, The Book of Right and Wrong). Follow them on Twitter: @Randazzoj, @Caissie, @StephenFalk, @Debenham. You won't be sorry.

Recorded at 61Local in Brooklyn on October 1, 2012.

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Jeff Eastin (creator, White Collar and Graceland); Lauren Hissrich (The West Wing, Justice) Victor Fresco (creator, Andy Richter Controls the Universe, Better Off Ted, The Trouble with Normal); Recorded October 14, 2012.

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Iain Morris (co-creator, The Inbetweeners [UK]; Flight of the Conchords); Fred Stoller (Seinfeld; Handy Manny); Charlie Grandy (The Daily Show; co-creator, Guys with Kids); Amy Ozols (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon; co-creator, Guys with Kids).
Recorded September 16, 2012.

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Mad Men season five in review! Creator/showrunner Matthew Weiner, showrunners Andre and Maria Jacquemetton, and writer Erin Levy give their take on the AMC series' fifth season, choices they made about the characters, audience expectations, collaboration, and absolutely no spoilers about season six! Mad Mens season five is released on DVD on 10/16.

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The “Why Aren't More People Talking About These Awesome Shows?” panel, featuring Awkward. creator Lauren Iungerich and Parenthood/Friday Night Lights writer David Hudgins. We also brought back our old pals Josh Friedman (creator, The Sarah Connor Chronicles) and Jeff Greenstein (Will and Grace; Husbands; co-creator, Partners [1995 version]) to talk about TV they love which is overlooked or underrated.

Recorded August 26, 2012.

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Comic book writer/creator of Fatale, Criminal, Captain America, and more. Topics discussed include the “rules of comic book writing,” the state of Marvel and DC and its creators, film adaptations of comics, and Ed's TV pitches. Recorded June 22, 2012.

Direct download: NWP57_Ed_Brubaker.mp3
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