Emily Spivey has an impressive comedy writing résumé that encompasses sketch (Saturday Night Live, Mad TV), animation (King of the Hill) and sitcoms (Parks and Recreation). Before that, she performed with The Groundlings, an improv company in Los Angeles, where she met Maya Rudolph who became her writing partner. After working with Rudolph at Saturday Night Live for nearly a … [Read more...] about PG Interview: Emily Spivey of "Up All Night"
I'm having a really bad day and John Shiban is running late. Putting out fires is just one small part of his job as Executive Producer on The CW's cult hit, Supernatural, and one has to wonder which demon has poked his head in to create havoc. Shiban and mysterious Big Bads go way back. He has a résumé most genre writers would envy. After spending many years in the Chris … [Read more...] about PG Interview: Supernatural’s John Shiban
Coming out of the Joss Whedon-verse of shows where writers got their own fan clubs, Jane Espenson is no stranger to people reveling in her words. But she was not expecting the intense traffic to her site when she decided to embark on a one-woman "spec script" writing course on her blog. If you haven't been to Jane's site yet, you most likely have seen her work. She's written … [Read more...] about 20 Questions with Jane Espenson
If you honestly and truly don’t know the name "David Fury," you certainly know his words. He penned more than 25 Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel scripts (finishing off his reign at both shows as Co-Executive Producer) before heading to Lost. While there, he delivered several episodes - including the brilliant and oft-discussed "Walkabout," where it was revealed that John … [Read more...] about PG Interview: David Fury
Rob Thomas has been able to do the things that some of us only dream of, and if you stop to think about it too much, you might be really jealous. He's been in several bands with their own tours, has published five YA books and created two of the most original and memorable television series of the past ten years: Veronica Mars and Cupid. Even his website is a thing to be … [Read more...] about PG Interview: Veronica Mars’ Rob Thomas