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Read the complete Jan. issue.

The Eyes Have It

Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski endure a decade in blind pursuit of Big Eyes.

Out of the Woods

James Lapine earns the right to live happily ever after.

The Collaborationists

Winnie Holzman and Irene Mecchi share the wealth on how they staged Wicked and The Lion King.


Read the complete Nov./Dec. issue.

Their Stellar Odyssey

When spacecraft collide with writing craft, Christopher and Jonathan Nolan go Interstellar.

Knocking on Hell’s Door

The wild Nightcrawler ride of Dan Gilroy. If it bleeds, it leads.

Love’s Illusion

Sarah Treem looks both ways before crossing The Affair.


Read the complete Sept./Oct. issue.

Being Mara Brock Akil

The visionary behind Being Mary Jane leads the charge for women’s writes.

Castle’s Keepers

It’s no mystery why Andrew W. Marlowe and Terri Edda Miller can maintain romantic intrigue in Castle.

Never Say Die

It required Margaret Nagle’s extraordinary stamina to bring to life The Good Lie and Red Band Society.


Read the complete Summer issue.

The Reunion

The clock is on for 24’s ninth season of Jack Bauer’s pursuit.

Dreadfully Driven

With Penny Dreadful, John Logan finds new genres to conquer and old monsters to tame.

Dance the Orange

Jenji Kohan is no wallflower quietly observing Orange Is the New Black. She’s running the show.


Read the complete April/May 2014 issue.

Pride & Racial Prejudice

Misan Sagay transforms a haunting 18th-century portrait into Belle.

In the Soup

Crafting political satire with Veep’s Armando Iannucci and his irreverent pack.

What Do You Want to Do, Paddy?

Legendary screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky attempted only one television pilot. Here’s why.


Read the complete Feb./March 2014 issue.

20 Years to the Finish Line

Blood money, sweat equity, and a trail of tears led Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack to Dallas Buyers Club.

House of Hard Knocks

Dirty politics for fun and profit keep House of Cards from collapse, thanks to Beau Willimon.

Harmonic Convergence

Meet the citizens of Portlandia: Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, and Jonathan Krisel.


Read the complete Jan. 2014 issue.


For the first time, the foremost British dramatist of his generation discusses filmwriting.

Two Writers Save Mr. Banks

Sue Smith scripted a docudrama about P.L. Travers and Mary Poppins. Kelly Marcel revised it for Disney.

A Long Walk To Mandela

After 16 years and 34 drafts, William Nicholson finally views Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.