Scriptnotes, Ep 198: Back to 100 — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. Present John: Hey this is John. I am traveling this week, and Craig is super busy, so we haven’t been able to find time to record an episode this week. Longtime listeners know that I listen to a lot of podcasts, while Craig listens to […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 197: How do bad movies get made? — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is episode 197 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig just opened up a Diet Coke. I could […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 196: The long and short of it — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 196 of Scriptnotes. A podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast we will talk about writing […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 195: Writing for Hollywood without living there — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is episode 195 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today, we are going to be talking about how […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 194: Poking the bear — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 194 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, on the last episode we promised that this […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 193: How writing credits work — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is episode 193 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, you and I both this week were working […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 192: You can’t train a cobra to do that — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today’s episode, we will talk about last week’s episode, follow-up on K.C. […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 191: The Deal with Scripped.com — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is episode 191 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today is a very special Saturday episode of Scriptnotes. […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 190: This Is Working — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Hey, I’m Craig Mazin. John: And this is episode 190 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. 190 episodes in, we are doing something for the very […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 189: Uncluttered by Ignorance — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Hello and welcome. My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is episode 189 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. I almost forgot the name of […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 188: Midseason Finale — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Yeah, my name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is episode 188 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Now, Craig, if I bring up the term […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 187: The Coyote Could Stop Any Time — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is episode 187 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast we will be talking about […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 186: The Rules (or, the Paradox of the Outlier) — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is episode 186 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast we will talk about the […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 185: Malcolm Spellman, a Study in Heat — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey this is John. Today’s episode contains some strong language, so listener warning in case you’re listening to this in a place with kids in the car, or somewhere where four letter words are not appropriate. Enjoy the show. Hello and welcome. My […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 184: Go Set a Spider-Man — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Uh, uh, uh, uh, my name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is episode 184 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, you are in the […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 183: The Deal with the Gravity Lawsuit — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is Craig Mazin. Craig Mazin: Uh…I am John August. John: You’re not the only person who can change things up. Craig: My name is John August. John: Yeah, but it’s really not. He’s Craig Mazin, I’m John August, […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 182: The One with Rebel Wilson and Dan Savage — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin, Princeton University. John: And this is episode 182 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, this is actually the third time […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 181: INT. THE WOODS – NIGHT — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name, uh, uh, is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 181 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, it’s been a short week but […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 180: Bad Teachers, Good Advice and the Default Male — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is episode 180 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Now, Craig, last week’s episode was full of conflict […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 179: The Conflict Episode — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Je suis Charlie. John: And this is Episode 179 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Could you hear my audible sigh, Craig? Craig: Yeah. I always […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 178: Doing, not thinking — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 178 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, Happy 2015. Craig: Happy 2015, John. We made […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 176: Advice to a First-Time Director — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 176 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the show we will be talking about […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 175: Twelve Days of Scriptnotes — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey, this is John. So, today’s episode contains lots of swearing by lots of different people, so probably not an episode to listen to loud at work or in the car with your kids. Otherwise, enjoy. Hello and welcome. My name is John […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 174: Hacks, Transference and Where to Begin — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 174 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, first most important question — what are you […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 173: The Perfect Reader — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: [laughs] My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 173 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today, we are going to be talking about […]