To Live & Dialogue in LA
By Yale Podcast Network
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From the campus of Yale University, a new conversation every week with some of the brightest names in TV and Screenwriting. Join Yale lecturer and screenwriter Aaron Tracy as he investigates the mysteries of dramatic writing, talking to his guests about what, how, when, where and why they write what they do.
||ExplicitDave Itzkoff – Journalist, The New York Times. Author, “Mad As Hell” and “Robin.”||Celebrated journalist for The New York Times, Dave Itzkoff joins Aaron to discuss the life and work of Screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky. Dave wrote an extraordinary book about Chayefsky, “Mad As Hell,” which goes in depth on the making of Chayefsky’s||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStephany Folsom — Screenwriter, Toy Story 4||Curious about how Pixar movies are written? Aaron welcomes Stephany Folsom onto the podcast to discuss her work as sole screenwriter on the 4th installment of the Toy Story franchise. Stephany explains the multi year process, working with animators,||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEd Solomon – Part 2 – Screenwriter (Men in Black, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, many more)||Join Aaron and Ed — in person at the Yale Broadcast Studio — for the conclusion of their conversation about Ed’s incredible screenwriting career. Ed was catapulted onto the A-List with Men in Black, starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones.||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEd Solomon – Part 1 – Screenwriter (Men in Black, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, many more)||Join Aaron and Ed — in person at the Yale Broadcast Studio — as Ed discusses his incredible screenwriting career. Ed was catapulted onto the A-List with Men in Black, starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones. Ed co-wrote the blockbusters,||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBrian Koppelman — TV Creator, Showrunner, Screenwriter, Podcaster||Brian’s podcast, The Moment, has been a big influence on To Live & Dialogue. Join Aaron and Brian as they dive into the kinds of issues facing screenwriters that Brian talks about on his pod, including the importance of morning pages,||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJack Epps Jr. — Screenwriter, Top Gun, The Secret of My Success, Dick Tracy.||This week, Aaron welcomes into the studio one of his all-time screenwriting heroes, Jack Epps. Along with his partner Jim Cash, Jack wrote some of the biggest movies of the 1980s, including Top Gun, The Secret of My Success, Turner & Hooch,||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCraig Turk — TV Creator and Showrunner||Aaron is thrilled to welcome Craig Turk onto the show. Craig has written some of the best series on broadcast networks in recent memory, including Cold Case, Boston Legal, plus Private Practice and The Good Wife, both of which he ran.||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBobby Moresco — Oscar-winning Screenwriter, TV Creator||Aaron is thrilled to welcome Oscar-winning screenwriter Bobby Moresco onto the show. Aaron and Bobby discuss how training as an actor can help one’s writing, the TV project they collaborated on together, Bobby’s unique method of breaking story,||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDonald Margulies — Screenwriter, Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright||Aaron is thrilled to welcome acclaimed screenwriter, and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Donald Margulies, into the broadcast studio! Aaron talks to Donald about the brilliant structure of his great screenplay The End of the Tour,||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBrian Greene — best-selling author, theoretical physicist, dramatic writer||Aaron is thrilled to have theoretical physicist and best-selling author Brian Greene on the pod to discuss a host of subjects, including Brian’s works of dramatic writing, Light Falls, and Icarus at the Edge of Time.||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMichael Rauch — TV Creator and Showrunner||Michael Rauch joins Aaron in person at the Yale Broadcast Studio to discuss the latest show he’s created, CBS’s Instinct, starring Alan Cumming. They discuss Michael’s extraordinary career in TV, from getting his first two series picked up on the||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDana Calvo — TV Creator and Showrunner||TV Creator and Showrunner Dana Calvo joins Aaron to discuss her expansive writing career. Dana was the Creator and Showrunner on the beloved Good Girls Revolt on Amazon. She’s written on some of Aaron’s favorite shows, including Narcos,||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAndrew Lenchewski — TV Creator and Showrunner||TV Creator and Showrunner Andrew Lenchewski joins Aaron to discuss his long-running, hit USA Network series, Royal Pains, as well all his many collaborations with Aaron. They mourn their recent pilot, The Tap, which was shot by USA,||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBilly Ray – Oscar-nominated Screenwriter||Screenwriter and director Billy Ray joins Aaron to discuss his extraordinary Hollywood career. From writing and directing his first feature, Shattered Glass, which Aaron is obsessed with, all the way through Breach, The Hunger Games, Captain Phillips,||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTerence Winter – Creator, HBO’s Boardwalk Empire; Oscar-nominated screenwriter, The Wolf of Wall Street||Terence Winter joins Aaron at Yale to discuss being one of the key writers on The Sopranos, then following that up as Creator and Showrunner of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. His next job led to an Academy Award nomination for writing The Wolf of Wall Street||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIntroduction||Join Aaron on the campus of Yale University, as he previews his upcoming conversations with fellow TV and screenwriters. Aaron will go deep into craft with the creators and writers behind series such as Narcos, The Good Wife, Boardwalk Empire,||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Aaron gets some amazing guests and asks some really insightful questions.
Exceptionally well produced, too.