munchman: ‘Jeopardy’ Exec. Producer Mike Richards picks himself as host.

mike “the accused” richards

Q. Has ‘Jeopardy’ damaged its integrity by considering its current executive producer for the hosting gig?

A. No, instead the show has blown itself into total  annihilation by giving this butthead the job.

~munchman read article

munchman: The #1 Most Important Editing Tip for New Writers

by munchman

Yer friendly neighborhood munchamaniac has been munching on some bad news that arrived at the munch launch pad yesterday, by which yrs truly means the 24th stupid, dumb, & sosososo aggravating rejection of my someday Oscar or Emmy or Bafta (but never Golden Globes ‘cuz screw them) winning script that shall be nameless (titleless?) for the moment, & has come to the conclusion that said rejection is the product of a conspiracy by the secret rulers of the TV & film writing universe, AKA the sons & daughters of Satan known as gatekeepers!

What else could a note like this mean: read article

munchman: Rewriting Your Screenplay

by munchman

Tips for rewriting scripts come in all flavors. Yer friendly neighborhood munchenstein  likes chocolate best, but here’s some pretty darn good-tasting vanilla.

via Film Independent (gotta love anything with the word “independent” in its name, amiright? Huh? read article

munchman: Is ‘Jeopardy’ jeopardizing its integrity?

Know that question everybody asks people who work in TV? I mean the one that goes, “Why is TV so bad?”

Well, today variety.com is giving us the answer. After months of so-called on-air auditions for a new live host of Jeopardy to replace the sadly dead old host, it looks like the new host is -wait for it: read article

munchman: Speaking of ‘Comfort Zones’

Yer friendly neighborhood munchadillio just read yet another article about “how to leave your comfort zone” and all I can say is that being comfortable always takes me OUT of mine.

Discomfort is my safe space. Woah. read article