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Author Paula Finn and Screenwriter Ken Estin

Author Paula Finn and Screenwriter Ken Estin

Author Paula Finn and Emmy Award-winning screenwriter Ken Estin (“Taxi,” “Cheers,” “The Tracey Ullman Show”) chat with Daniel Ford about Sitcom Writers Talk Shop: Behind the Scenes with Carl Reiner, Norman Lear, and Other Geniuses of TV Comedy.

‘Altered Carbon’ Costume Designer Ann Foley

‘Altered Carbon’ Costume Designer Ann Foley

Costume designer Ann Foley talks to Caitlin Malcuit about her work on “Altered Carbon,” “Skyscraper,” and “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”

True Fiction Author Lee Goldberg

<i>True Fiction</i> Author Lee Goldberg

Author, screenwriter, and publisher Lee Goldberg joins Sean Tuohy for Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his novel True Fiction.

‘Mom and Dad’ Writer and Director Brian Taylor

Screenwriter and director Brian Taylor, whose credits include “Crank” and “Gamer,” talks to Sean Tuohy about how being a parent inspired his new film “Mom and Dad,” directing Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair, and his SyFy television show “Happy!”

Caitlin Malcuit also launches her new audio column! She shares what she’s binge-watching at the moment.

It’s really exciting to see a script grow and come to life in the hands of really creative interpreters.
— Brian Taylor

To learn more about Brian Taylor, follow him on Twitter @theunrealBT. Also watch the trailer for “Mom and Dad:”

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Mad Men and Politics Co-Author Lilly Goren

Lilly Goren, co-author of Mad Men and Politics and Women and the White House, talks to Daniel Ford about her path to academia and writing, her research process, and the connections between “Mad Men,” pop culture, and politics.

Write about what is engaging to you.
— Lilly Goren

To learn more about Lilly Goren, follow her on Twitter @gorenlj.

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Our episode today is brought to you by OneRoom.  If you’re ready to get serious about writing a novel, OneRoom’s experienced coaches can help. Visit OneRoom's official website for more information.

Friday Morning Coffee: Comedian Paul Rodriguez

Trailblazing comedian Paul Rodriguez talks to Sean Tuohy about his military service, how he got his start in comedy, being known as “The Mexican Guy,” his favorite Hispanics in today’s stand-up comedy scene, and the television show he’s working on with Cheech Marin and his son.

Comedy is all about trying to make sense of something that doesn’t make sense to everybody else.
— Paul Rodriguez

To learn more about Paul Rodriguez, visit his official website or follow him on Twitter @ThePaulRod.

Our episode today is brought to you by  OneRoom . &nbsp;If you’re ready to get serious about writing a novel, OneRoom’s experienced coaches can help. Visit OneRoom's  official website &nbsp;for more information.&nbsp;

Our episode today is brought to you by OneRoom.  If you’re ready to get serious about writing a novel, OneRoom’s experienced coaches can help. Visit OneRoom's official website for more information. 

Friday Morning Coffee: Seinfeldia Author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, author of The New York Times best-seller Seinfeldia, talks to Daniel Ford about what inspired her to write the book, the blurred line between reality and the show, and what television show is next on her agenda.

(Photo credit: A. Jesse Jiryu Davis)

To learn more about Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter @jmkarmstrong.

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Friday Morning Coffee: An Ode to ‘The Twilight Zone’

Dave Pezza talks to Daniel Ford about Rod Serling’s prolific writing for “The Twilight Zone,” his unabashed love for “Rick and Morty,” and Ernest Hemingway’s misunderstood feminism. 

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