The Writers Panel

The creators of Husbands, the series, Jane Espenson (Once Upon a Time; Buffy; Caprica) and Brad Bell (“Cheeks”), have written a wonderful series for Dark Horse Comics, and it is finally released in collected, hardcover form! Join Jane, Brad, and Husbands co-star Sean Hemeon as they discuss bringing their web-series creation to comics, the next season of Husbands, stage a reading from the comic, and more!

Recorded April 14, 2013.

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An in depth chat with the writers/directors/creators of Comedy Central's Kroll Show, Nick Kroll, Jonathan Krisel, and John Levenstein, about bringing characters to TV, building worlds, what's funny, and lots more. Recorded March 10, 2013.

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Andy Bobrow (Community; Malcolm in the Middle); Emily Halpern (The Unit; Private Practice); Gideon Yago (The Newsroom); Max Winkler (writer/director, Ceremony; director, New Girl, New Normal). Recorded February 17, 2013.

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A chat with author Bob Harris (Prisoner of Trebekistan) about his new book on micro-loans The International Bank of Bob. We talk about doing good to feel good, emotional writing, the business of books, advice from Joss Whedon, and lots more. Check out Bob's book at http://bank-of-bob.com/

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An in-depth interview with Joe Port and Joe Wiseman (Dilbert; Son of the Beach; Just Shoot Me) about their new, autobiographical pilot Joe and Joe and Jane, their writing partnership, what's funny, and lots more.

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Bill Prady (co-creator, The Big Bang Theory); Donick Cary (New Girl; Bored to Death; former head-writer, Late Show with David Letterman); Stephen Scaia (Human Target; Jericho; adapting Y: The Last Man for feature film). Recorded February 10, 2013.

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Live from the Jonathan Coulton Cruise! Bill Corbett (Rifftrax; Mystery Science Theater 3000) hosts author John Scalzi (Old Man’s War), singer/songwriter John Roderick (The Long Winters), Josh Cagan (Geek and Sundry's Learning Town), web-comic wrier/artist Randall Munroe (XKCD), writer/comedian Joseph Scrimshaw (Comedy of Doom), singer/songwriter Molly Lewis, and guitarist/songwriter Adam Bernstein. Recorded aboard the “Freedom of the Seas” Royal Caribbean ship for JoCo Cruise Crazy 3 on February 15, 2013.

Bill would like to thank Sara Scrimshaw who volunteered to record this panel, and I (Ben) would like to thank Bill for offering it for podcast!

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An in-depth chat with writer/director Leslye Headland (Bachelorette) about movies, plays, working on FX's Terriers, David Mamet, and her new pilot, Assistance.

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Live from San Francisco! Michael Chabon (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay; Telegraph Avenue); Glen David Gold (Carter Beats the Devil; Sunnyside); Erik Larsen (Savage Dragon; co-founder of Image Comics); Joshua Davis (The Underdog).

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Nerdist Comics Panel backdoor pilot. The spin-off podcast is coming soon. For now, enjoy this chat with its hosts Ben Blacker, Len Wein (creator of Wolverine, Swamp Thing, and hundreds of other favorite characters), Adam Beechen (Batman Beyond, Hench; animation including Teen Titans, Voltron Force, and lots more), and Heath Corson (web-series Aim High; upcoming, top-secret WB animated films).

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