3rd & Fairfax: The WGAW Podcast - 2016
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 40 – Bonus: 2016 Sublime Primetime Panel
Bob Odenkirk moderates this TV writers panel with Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski (The People v. O.J. Simpson), Joel Fields & Joe Weisberg (The Americans), Alex Gregory & Peter Huyck (Veep), Marti Noxon & Sarah Gertrude Shapiro (Unreal), Carolyn Omine (The Simpsons), and Alex Rubens (Key & Peele).
Episode 37 – Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick; and WGAF Annual Appeal
Steve Trautmann talks with Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick (Deadpool, Zombieland) about their friendship, career, and collaboration. WGF Executive Director Katie Buckland makes her pitch for contributions to the Writers Guild Foundation.
Episode 34 – Eric Heisserer; and WGF Archivist Hilary Swett
Brian Gary talks with Arrival/Lights Out screenwriter Eric Heisserer about adapting stories for film and the project that jump-started his career—and also speaks with the Writers Guild Foundation archivist Hilary Swett about the library’s extensive holdings and her role as researcher.
Episode 33 – Chris Kelly; and the WGF Poker Tourney
Aaron Fullerton talks with writer-director Chris Kelly (SNL, Broad City) about improv, sketch writing, and his semi-autobiographical movie, Other People. Also: a preview of the Writers Guild Foundation's first annual Texas Hold 'Em Tournament.
Episode 25 – Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely on Captain America: Civil War
Captain America: Civil War screenwriters Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely are interviewed by fellow scribe Jose Molina (Agent Carter) about their career and writing in the Marvel Comics Universe.
Episode 23 – Ronald D. Moore; and the 2016 Hollywood Writers Report
Ronald D. Moore, the showrunner of Outlander, is interviewed by fellow Outlander writer Toni Graphia; and an interview with UCLA Professor Darnell Hunt regarding the 2016 Hollywood Writers Report, conducted by Tery Lopez, Director of the WGAW Diversity Department.
Episode 20 – Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszweski; also Lesley Mackey from Credits
Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszweski from American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson are interviewed by Daniel Waters (Heathers, Batman Returns). Also Lesley Mackey, Senior Director of Credits, returns to discuss credit arbitration.
Episode 16 – James LaRosa interviewed by Margaret Oberman; and Board members of the Writers Guild Foundation
James LaRosa, creator and showrunner of VH1's Hit The Floor, talks with Margaret Oberman; and Brian Gary interviews Elias Davis and Tom Schulman, Board members of the Writers Guild Foundation.