Scriptnotes, Ep 204: No one makes those movies anymore — 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 204 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. So, Craig, as you know, I’m watching these two […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 203: Nobody Eats Four Marshmallows — 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 203 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, how are you? Craig: You know, I’m doing […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 202: Everyman vs. Superman — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey, this is John. So today’s episode has Three Page Challenges in it that use some F-words, so if you’re listening to this in the car, there’s a very good chance we will end up using some of those F-words in the podcast. […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 201: How would this be a movie? — 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 201 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, our communication can open up to a whole […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 200: The 200th Episode Live Show — 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 the 200th episode of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. We are here live, recording this episode for […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 199: Second Draft Doldrums — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. Craig Mazin: Hello and welcome. My name is Craig Mazin. John August: My name is John August. Craig: And this is Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. John: Craig, you did a great job with that. Craig: Well, I’ve […]

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 […]