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Aug 28, 2018

This week we're joined by Peter Gould, one of our favorite writers. The co-creator of "Better Call Saul" talks about a project he almost made with HBO years before he joined the "Breaking Bad" writer's room.

If you're enjoying Season 2 of "Slow Burn," we're pretty sure you'll love his idea to retell the Clinton-Lewinsky...


Aug 24, 2018

Every week we talk about stories that should be made into movies. This week, Up and Vanished and Atlanta Monster host Payne Lindsey explains why Up and Vanished Season 2 is so cinematic - and why you can't solve solve Kristal Anne Reisinger's disappearance by Googling.

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Aug 17, 2018

Paul Scheer ("The League," "How Did This Get Made," "Unspooled," "The Disaster Artist") shares his amazing idea for a movie: The story of 19th century female con artist Bertha Heyman.

Every week we pitch ideas that should be made into movies or TV shows. This week, we are awed and shamed at how much better Scheer is...


Aug 10, 2018

Jobriath was a '70s glam-rocker who, like David Bowie, Elton John and Freddie Mercury, sang songs about space. But unlike any of them, he was openly gay in the 1970s - long before the people of earth were ready to welcome him with open arms.

This week we talk about his spiky piano music, his space-angel beauty, and the...


Aug 3, 2018

in 1969, Native American activists took over Alcatraz and held the island for nineteen months. Though the famous former prison was known worldwide, they argued that they had "discovered it" - just as Europeans had "discovered" America.

It was one of the wittiest protests in history, designed to raise awareness about the...