3rd & Fairfax: The WGAW Podcast
3rd & Fairfax, the official podcast of the Writers Guild of America West, features information and updates about the Guild and interviews with top writers.
3rd & Fairfax: The WGAW Podcast is hosted and executive produced by Steve Trautmann, Aaron Fullerton, and Brian Gary.
Episode 86 – Sallie Patrick; and the Story Area Document
Aaron Fullerton speaks with Sallie Patrick (Dynasty, Limitless) about her career and co-developing a new take on a beloved series. Also, Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker are back to discuss their next step in the pilot process, the Story Area Document.
Episode 75 – Sublime Primetime 2017
Emmy-winning and nominated writers share their behind-the-scenes stories at WGAW’s Sublime Primetime 2017 panel event, including: Steven Davis & Kelvin Yu (Bob’s Burgers), The Duffer Brothers (Matt & Ross Duffer, Stranger Things), Jo Miller (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee), Gordon Smith (Better Call Saul), and Lena Waithe (Master of None), moderated by host Larry Wilmore (Black on the Air).
Episode 73 – Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker
Comedy writing duo Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker (Surviving Jack) talk about their careers and upcoming projects with Steve Trautmann. WARNING: This episode contains course language and potentially offensive jokes. It is also the closest interview in tone to a sitcom writers' room you are likely to hear on a podcast.
Episode 44 – Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi; and the Disabilities Committee
Brian talks with Hidden Figures writers Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi about their awards-nominated screenplay. Also Hilliard sits down with the Writers with Disabilities Committee members David Radcliff and Michael Dougherty.