The Writers Panel

The Writers Panel series is an informal chat moderated by Ben Blacker (co-creator of the Thrilling Adventure Hour; writer for Supah Ninjas, Superna...

TV & Film, Comedy

Panel interview with Kelly Souders & Brian Peterson (creators/showrunners, The Hot Zone; Genius; Smallville) and Elisabeth Finch (Grey's Anatomy; Vampire Diaries; True Blood). CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA https://twitter.com/BENBLACKER https://www.face...
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A panel discussion with Twilight Zone writers Alex Rubens (“The Comedian” and the season finale; Key & Peele; Big Mouth); Glen Morgan (“A Traveler” and “Blue Scorpion”;The X-Files; Lore); and Heather Anne Campbell (“Six Degrees of Freedom” and “Not All Men”; Corporate; Saturday Night Live). ...
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Pitching a TV show can be an intimidating process, but these creators have the added level of having to sell “funny.” What are the do's and don’ts of a comedy pitch? What’s the balance between humor and story? And what happens with the network/studio doesn’t “get the joke”? These creators rehash ...
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Panel interview with Lauren Bachelis (Hollywood Assistant Tumblr, Club de Cuervos); Kevin Avery (Totally Biased, Last Week Tonight, The New Negroes); and Christine Chambers (Boardwalk Empire, Riverdale). CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA https://twitter.com/BENB...
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Panel interview with Leonard Dick (Lost, House, The Good Wife); Raelle Tucker (True Blood, Jessica Jones, Sacred Lies); Michael Kramer (Rugrats, Life Unexpected); and Lilli Birdsell (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) Plus Sweet/Vicious creator Jennifer Kaytin Robinson talks about her directing debut, So...
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There is no straight path in Hollywood. Every career trajectory is different, full of ups and downs, victories and disappointments, twists and turns, and hopefully some great surprises along the way. This group of panelists give candid insight into the crazy world of making TV, how they got to wh...
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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend creator/star Rachel Bloom and creator/showrunner Aline Brosh McKenna talk about bringing the CW musical in for a landing, their creative partnership, tackling romantic comedy tropes and mental illness, musical numbers, and lots more. Moderated by Ben Blacker. Recorded Live at ...
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Panel interview with Kassia Miller (The Good Place, You're The Worst); Emilia Serrano (Cristela, Jane The Virgin); and Shukree Tilghman (This Is Us, The Vampire Diaries). CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA https://twitter.com/BENBLACKER https://www.facebook.com/...
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Ben talks with Mallory O'Meara, author of The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick. BUY MALLORY'S BOOK: https://www.amazon.com/Lady-Black-Lagoon-Hollywood-Monsters-ebook/dp/B07CS29S2B CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL ...
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Panel interview with Jessica Grasl (Designated Survivor, Shades of Blue), Melissa Scrivner Love (Person of Interest, Fear the Walking Dead, CSI: Miami), and Stephanie Mickus (Hope Springs Eternal). CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIAhttps://twitter.com/BENBLACKERhtt...
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Shudder TV’s first original documentary feature, HORROR NOIRE: A HISTORY OF BLACK HORROR takes a critical look at a century of genre films that by turns utilized, caricatured, exploited, sidelined and embraced both black filmmakers and black audiences. This panel discussion followed the premiere ...
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Jon Spaihts

The Writers Panel 52m 31s

In a special episode from the vault, Ben talks to screenwriter and comic book scribe Jon Spaihts (Doctor Strange, Prometheus, Passengers). Listen to The Angel of Vine on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or your favorite podcast app. Episode 10 premieres Tmrw Wed January 16th! https://itunes....
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Panel discussion with the cast/co-creator of The Angel of Vine, a limited series narrative podcast. Alfred Molina, Constance Zimmer, and Oliver Vaquer join Ben to talk about the brave new world of narrative podcasting. Listen to The Angel of Vine on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or your f...
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Panel interview with Marc Bernardin (Castle Rock, Alphas, Treadstone); Niceole Levy (Ironside, Shades of Blue, Cloak & Dagger); and Morgan Faust (Legends of Tomorrow). CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://twitter.com/BENBLACKER https://www.facebook.com/T...
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Thank you for listening to Forever Dog podcasts this year and please enjoy this year-in-review clips show! Listen to find a new favorite podcast to subscribe to in 2019 or just a killer back catalog to binge during your holiday travels. And please follow Forever Dog @ForeverDogTeam on Twitter an...
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Panel interview with Kara Lee Burk (Costume Quest, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show), Franklin Hardy (The Mick, You're the Worst), & Denise Harkavy (The Expanse, The Brave). CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://twitter.com/BENBLACKER https://www.facebo...
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Panel interview with Jihan Crowther (The Man in the High Castle, The Underground Railroad), Ray Utarnachitt (Legends of Tomorrow, Person of Interest), & Jack Kenny (Jessica Jones, Caroline in the City, Dave's World). CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://...
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Ben previews another episode of the forthcoming podcast COMIC BOOK COMMENTARY, an in-depth, page-by-page, behind-the-scenes journey through your favorite comics with the writers and artists themselves. Imagine a DVD commentary track. But for comic books. On this second episode, Ben takes you t...
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Ben previews a new podcast coming your way in 2019, tentatively titled COMIC BOOK COMMENTARY, an in-depth, page-by-page, behind-the-scenes journey through your favorite comics with the writers and artists themselves. Imagine a DVD commentary track. But for comic books. On this first episode, B...
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“State of the Scare” panel from the Austin Film Festival with C. Robert Cargill (Sinister; Doctor Strange); Scott Beck & Bryan Woods (A Quiet Place); Yasemin Yilmaz (The Protector, The Exorcist); and Alvaro Rodriguez (From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series; Seis Manos). Recorded October 27, 2018 at...
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