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Writer-Director David Wain joins John and Craig to talk about the long journey to bring They Came Together to the screen (on June 27th), the changing nature of spoofs, and the seminal summer camp film Wet Hot American Summer.
We also touch on the origins of the three act structure, getting started right out of film school, and the odd financing of Legends of Oz.
- David Wain, and on IMDb and Twitter
- Being Gay at Jerry Falwell’s University, from The Atlantic
- They Came Together is in theaters and On Demand June 27th
- Wet Hot American Summer on Amazon
- Caught in the acts, from David Bordwell’s website on cinema
- Legends of Oz Investors Believe Hollywood Conspiracy Destroyed Film, from Cartoon Brew
- THR on Amy Adams’ Story of Your Life selling to Paramount for $20 Million
- Voice Dream, a text to speech app for iOS
- Ian Helfer on IMDb
- Get tickets now for the Black List Live! read of Stephany Folsom’s 1969: A Space Odyssey, or How Kubrick Learned to Stop Worrying and Land on the Moon on June 14th, part of the LA Film Fest
- Hopscotch, a coding for kids app for iOS
- Childrens Hospital, Newsreaders, and Superjail! (which returns on June 14th) on adultswim.com
- Outro by Scriptnotes listener Mike Timmerman (send us yours!)
UPDATE 6-3-14: The transcript of this episode can be found here.