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Craig and John go back to basics with an all advice episode, looking at the Dear J.J. recommendations for Star Wars, Tony Gilroy’s advice to screenwriters and whatever’s up with Max Landis.
From there, they open the listener mailbag to answer questions ranging from mastering characters’ voices to indie financing.
- 4 Rules to Make Star Wars Great Again
- Clerks on Death Star politics
- Eddie Izzard on the Death Star cantina
- Tony Gilroy’s Top 10 tips for writing a Hollywood blockbuster
- The New York Times on Rethinking Gender Bias in Theater
- Max Landis on the Pillow Talk interview series
- Wikipedia on Bitcoin mining
- John’s 2011 blog post on Blue Valentine and adoption
- Outro by Scriptnotes listener The Face of Human Error
UPDATE 10-10-13: The transcript of this episode can be found here.