Screaming into the Hollywood Abyss

Recent Episodes

Take 109 - Writer and Showrunner David Slack - Person of Interest, Law and Order, Teen Titans

Nov. 16, 2023

We speak to the excellent David Slack. We talk about how an independent movie failure led him to Hollywood, the path from animation to live action and getting fired from Law and Order. David tells us about the shows that did…

Take 108 - Producer, director, songwriter, writer Adam Anders, Glee, Rock of Ages, Journey to Bethlehem

Nov. 9, 2023

The day before his new movie hits 3000 theaters in 38 countries, we talk to the talented Adam Anders. He tells us about his transition from a very successful music career with shows like Glee to his 17 year journey to writi…

Take 107 - Producer, Writer, Illustrator David Kirschner, Hocus Pocus, An American Tail, Frailty, Chucky

Nov. 1, 2023

Must. Listen. Episode. We have the legend that it David Kirschner. He talks getting his break designing an album cover for Neil Diamond, pitching Steven Spielberg at his July 4th party and Hocus Pocus going from abject failu…

Take 106 - Writer and producer Jeremy Adams, Supernatural, Lego Scooby-Doo

Oct. 26, 2023

We talk to Jeremy Adams about his life in animation. He tells us about the difficulties animated writers face, how they are treated compared to TV writers and how hard it is to break out of the mould. Jeremy tells us about h…

Take 105 - Writer, actor, showrunner, director Deborah Pratt, Airwolf, Quantum Leap

Oct. 19, 2023

We talk to the extraordinary Deborah Pratt. She tells us about how she got her break in Hollywood, her period of homelessness even after Quantum Leap and what she did to get her career back on track. Amazingly, we also cover…

Take 104 - EVP IP Management Jordan Moblo, Universal Studio Group

Oct. 12, 2023

This season we seek to explore failure and rejection in different parts of Hollywood. We have Jordan Moblo, EVP IP Management and Creative Acquisitions of Universal Studio Group. He talks why he is plans to be an agent didn'…