Kelly Jo Brick: The Write Path With BETTER CALL SAUL’s Gordon Smith

A series of interviews with hard-working writers – by another hard-working writer!

by Kelly Jo Brick

Photo by Arnold Wells

Aspiring writers often wonder how the pros got where they are. The truth is, everyone’s story is different, but there are some common elements: dedication, persistence, hard work and not giving up.

Emmy-nominated writer Gordon Smith credits much of his career success to luck. A friend read more

LB Votes for the 2014 WGA Screenplay/Teleplay Awards

Online ballots were due Friday, so I figure it’s safe to show how I voted now that I can no longer influence anyone. (As if that ever could’ve!)

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Yeah, I expect some, if not most of you, to disagree. But them’s my votes, gang!

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Welcome to the Turning Point for Intelligent Television

No, we don’t mean the technology. We mean the writing.

Yay, team!

bb11by Sarah Fonder

Despite the oft-repeated assertion that this is the Golden Age of Television, TV has typically not been too kind to smart, well-written shows. When a network puts an underdog series like Bunheads or Happy Endings on read more

BREAKING CALVIN

Best comics/TV mash-up evah!

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Think TV is Better Than Films These Days? You Aren’t Alone

Actually, we’ve thought it always was. But we’re weird.

Polone: The Main Reason TV Is Now Better Than Movies by Gavin Polone

I recently stepped into an elevator where a woman was practically orgasmic recounting to her friends things Bryan Cranston’s character Walter White did and read more