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Ken Levine
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Friday Questions
It’s Friday Question Day with new Friday Questions. What’s yours? Gary starts us off. One of the most annoying trends in family sitcoms is that the children always talk like adults. In fact this is so ingrained I don't think it can even be called a trend a...
Friday Questions
Friday Questions
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Earning moments
Nothing elevates a sitcom episode like a big emotional moment.  It gives the show depth.  The audience doesn't just come for the jokes; they become invested in the characters.  They start to really care about them.   Their problems are meaningful and you ro...
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Could this be the end of Oscar?
Don’t look now but the movie industry as we know it could well be going the way of newspapers and bookstores and Atari. The movie industry’s target demographic (18-34) has been fleeing the Cineplex in alarming numbers. Double-digit defection. Other demo...
Could this be the end of Oscar?
Could this be the end of Oscar?
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RIP Harry Anderson
I can't believe this isn't just one of his ingenious hustles. Come on Harry, show yourself.   There's so much that doesn't make sense.  Harry was only 65.  He can't be gone.  This must be a trick. I first met Harry during pre-production of the first season ...
RIP Harry Anderson
RIP Harry Anderson
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Is that your line?
Here's a Friday Question that became an entire post. It is from Rob: How
do you handle it when someone compliments you on a line from a
particular episode from a particular show that you didn't happen to
write? Has that ever happened to you? It’s happen...
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Diagnosing problem scripts
This is a repost from five years ago.  But it's a Friday Question worth an entire post and an encore: It’s from Charles H. Bryan: Are there times when you look at a
script (yours or someone else's) and think "There's something missing,
but I don't know wh...
Diagnosing problem scripts
Diagnosing problem scripts
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75 years of Superman in 2 minutes
Cool animated video that celebrates Superman through his many looks and reboots. What more can I say other than, "Great Caesar's Ghost!"?
75 years of Superman in 2 minutes
75 years of Superman in 2 minutes
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Friday Questions
Here are NEW Friday Questions. Friday the 13th Questions.  What’s yours? Sean Savage starts us off: Might you pull back the curtain a bit on your podcast, specifically the retro theme and bumper music? Where do you find those angelic radio jingle voices? Is...
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Friday Questions
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Podcast confidential
I get lots of questions about my podcast (besides “why don’t you give it up?”). I’m well into my second year and starting to figure it out. Like with my blog, when I started I just tried a variety of things to see which would stick. I’m still on the lo...
Podcast confidential
Podcast confidential
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Setting the Way-Back machine for 2008
Full disclosure.  This is a re-post... from ten years ago.  Why?  Several reasons.  I've answered over 3,500 Friday Questions.  But since people rarely go back through the archives, most of these questions are are buried yet deserve another look.  Also, I'm...
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