Screaming into the Hollywood Abyss

Recent Episodes

Take 102 - Writers Aaron and Jordan Kandell, Moana, Adrift

Sept. 28, 2023

We have the the amazing ‘Jewaiian’ twins who tell us about writing Moana, their early failures and why poetry didn’t pay the bills. They talk about representation in native Hawaiian storytelling, being down to their last 12 …

Take 101 - Showrunner Mike Scully, The Simpsons

Sept. 21, 2023

Season 3 Premiere We have legendary Simpsons showrunner Mike Scully on the show. He talks about being pigeon-holed as ‘Cartoon Boy’, losing out on an Emmy to the Rugrats Passover special and writing jokes for $25 for Yakov S…

Prologue - Season 3

Sept. 14, 2023

After a season break and, not withstanding the strike, the podcast returns. In this pre-season show, we talk about the strike, what people can expect this season and how much Noah surfs. We talk writers, execs and who you ca…

Burn it Down Special - Author Mo Ryan

Aug. 3, 2023

We temporarily return from our mid-season break to hear from Burn It Down author Mo Ryan. She talks about writing her book, what she tried to achieve and her hopes for the industry. On her second podcast appearance she descr…

Take 100, Producer Erica Huggins, The Dark Tower, Ted and President of Fuzzy Door Productions

March 30, 2023

Our 100th guest is the amazing Erica Huggins, President of Fuzzy Door Productions. She talks about her early days as a film editor, being fired and told she will never work in this town again and her subsequent successful ca…

Take 99 - Former soldier, TV host Chef Andre Rush, Kitchen Commando

March 23, 2023

We talk to the extraordinary Chef Andre Rush in a slightly different episode of the podcast. The former solider and White House Chef talks about his transition into television, the 'sharks' he found there and why he chose to…