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Episode 337: ‘Maine’ Writer-Director Matthew Brown

Episode 337: ‘Maine’ Writer-Director Matthew Brown

Writer-director Matthew Brown, whose credits include “In the Treetops” and “Elk Garden,” joins Sean Tuohy on the show to discuss his latest film “Maine.”

Episode 329: 'Song of Back and Neck' Writer and Director Paul Lieberstein

Episode 329: 'Song of Back and Neck' Writer and Director Paul Lieberstein

Paul Lieberstein talks to Sean Tuohy about his new independent film “Song of Back and Neck,” which is available Dec. 4 on digital and on demand from The Orchard Films.

Episode 317: Director and Producer Scott Mann

Episode 317: Director and Producer Scott Mann

Director and producer Scott Mann talks to Caitlin Malcuit about his new film “Final Score,” collaborating with Dave Bautista, and how a one-eyed chicken story helped land Pierce Brosnan.

Episode 288: ‘Book Club’ Screenwriters Bill Holderman and Erin Simms

Episode 288: ‘Book Club’ Screenwriters Bill Holderman and Erin Simms

Screenwriters Bill Holderman and Erin Simms chat with Sean Tuohy about writing their new movie “Book Club,” which premieres May 18.

Episode 275: The Light We Lost Author Jill Santopolo

Episode 275: <i>The Light We Lost</i> Author Jill Santopolo

Jill Santopolo, author The Light We Lost, returns to the podcast! She chats with Stephanie Schaefer about the paperback edition of the novel.

Episode 273: I Kill Giants Author and Screenwriter Joe Kelly

Episode 273: I Kill Giants Author and Screenwriter Joe Kelly

In Part 2 of our double feature celebrating Film Freaks Forever!, author and screenwriter Joe Kelly talks to Sean Tuohy about developing his graphic novel I Kill Giants for the silver screen.

A Conversation With Author Kayla Rae Whitaker and Filmmaker Nick Kreiss

A Conversation With Author Kayla Rae Whitaker and Filmmaker Nick Kreiss

Kayla Rae Whitaker, author of The Animators, and Nick Kreiss, writer/director of “Little Bitches,” chatted recently about their creative process, what inspired their respective debuts, and what they’re currently reading.

Episode 264: Talking 'Kindergarten Cop’ With Large Marge Sent Us

Episode 264: Talking 'Kindergarten Cop’ With Large Marge Sent Us

Crossover podcast episode! At the PRX Podcast Garage, Emily and Andre Dumas, the talented and hilarious hosts of Large Marge Sent Us, Daniel Ford, and Sean Tuohy discuss the classic 1990s film “Kindergarten Cop.” 

Episode 257: Author Owen King

Episode 257: Author Owen King

Author Owen King talks to Sean Tuohy about what inspired his novel Double Feature, collaborating with Stephen King on Sleeping Beauties, the value of writing workshops, and what he has planned next.

Episode 256: Author and Screenwriter Drew Yanno

Episode 256: Author and Screenwriter Drew Yanno

Author and screenwriter Drew Yanno talks to Sean Tuohy about how his law background helped his fiction writing, how entering a screenplay contest propelled him into the movie business, and what inspired his novel The Smart One.

2018 Oscars Prep With Washington Post Film Critic Ann Hornaday

2018 Oscars Prep With <i>Washington Post</i> Film Critic Ann Hornaday

Ann Hornaday—Washington Post film critic, author of Talking Pictures: How to Watch Movies, and co-host of the podcast At the Movies With Arch and Ann—talks to Daniel Ford about this year’s Oscar nominations.

Episode 241: ‘Served Like A Girl’ Director Lysa Heslov

Episode 241: ‘Served Like A Girl’ Director Lysa Heslov

Lysa Heslov, director of “Served Like A Girl,” talks to Sean Tuohy about how she changed as a person and filmmaker while making the documentary, the unbreakable bond she formed with the female veterans, and her next equally complex and emotional project.

Episode 237: ‘Almost Friends’ Writer and Director Jake Goldberger

Screenwriter and director Jake Goldberger, whose credits include “Almost Friends,” “Life of a King,” and “Don McKay,” talks to Sean Tuohy about his writing and directing style, learning to work with actors, and his upcoming project with one of our favorite directors, Lexi Alexander.

To learn more about Jake Goldberger, visit his IMDB page. Also watch the trailer for “Almost Friends."

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Episode 232: Actor and How Did This Get Made? Co-Host Paul Scheer

Paul Scheer, actor, producer, and co-host of How Did This Get Made?, talks to Sean Tuohy about how his love for bad films turned into a podcast, the show’s upcoming live events in Boston, and the tribal mentality of people watching bad movies and discussing them.

There’s a beauty in something that goes so horribly wrong.
— Paul Scheer

To learn more about Paul Scheer, visit his official website, subscribe to How Did This Get Made?, and follow him and the show on Twitter @paulscheer and @HDTGM.

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Episode 223: The Damascus Cover Author Howard Kaplan

Howard Kaplan, author of The Damascus Cover and Bullets of Palestine, talks to Sean Tuohy about how being a shy kid led him to storytelling, his appearance at Boston Film Festival on Sept. 23 to promote the film adaptation (Jonathan Rhys Meyers, John Hurt, and Olivia Thirlby), and why he wanted his thrillers to have underlying messages.

Learn more about Howard Kaplan by visiting his official website, liking his Facebook page, or following him on Twitter @kaplanhow. Also watch the trailer for “Damascus Cover,” which premieres this Saturday at Boston Film Festival.

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Episode 218: ‘Marjorie Prime’ Actress Stephanie Andujar

Actress Stephanie Andujar returns to the podcast to talk about her new movie “Marjorie Prime.” Andujar also chats with Sean Tuohy about her sketch comedy show, “StephA: One Woman Show!”

Once I know the background of a character and get into wardrobe, I become that character. I turn on.
— Stephanie Andujar

To learn more about Stephanie Andujar, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Watch the trailer for “Marjorie Prime” below.

Episode 209: Screenwriter Dan Gordon

Dan Gordon—whose credits include “The Hurricane,” "Wyatt Earp,” and “Highway to Heaven,” talks to Caitlin Malcuit about his writing process, his disappointment with the superhero movie market, and his upcoming projects.

To learn more about Dan Gordon, visit his IMDB page.
The industry isn’t a social welfare office, it’s a business.
— Dan Gordon

Episode 195: ‘Twin Peaks’ and Other Tales

Sean Tuohy and contributing editor Caitlin Malcuit talk about “Twin Peaks: The Return.” The pair also discusses “Jaws” (the movie and the book), 1970s television actors, and “Red Dawn.”

Follow Sean Tuohy and Caitlin Malcuit on Twitter @SeanTuohy2 and @badlycooked, respectively. Also read Caitlin’s most recent “Twin Peaks” recap.

Episode 184: Screenwriter William C. Martell

Hollywood screenwriter William C. Martell talks to Sean Tuohy about how he broke into the movie business, his screenwriting process, and how he deals with rejection and changes to his scripts.

What’s on your laptop screen is never going to be what’s on the cinema screen.
— William C. Martell

To learn more about William C. Martell, check out his official website or follow him on Twitter@wcmartell. Also read Sean’s first interview with the screenwriter.

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