I am joined on this bonus episode by show runner, writer, director, editor, #StarWars superfan, Dave Mandel. A career that starts with the Harvard Lampoon and drifts to #SNL, #Seinfeld, #CurbYourEnthusiasm, #VEEP and films including #Eurotrip and #TheDictator. He's talking about it all in this 2 part bonus episode!
This epeisode is all about #VEEP. Production Designer Jim Gloster talks about his run on #VEEP , how he took over the show, moving the VEEP from Maryland to Los Angeles, the finale of the show, and obviously how much he loves working with me. I think one thing that's interesting is we describe what happens when a set goes wrong. What went wrong and how we fixed it in top speed!
Between the July 4th holiday events and Los Angeles earthquakes this past weekend, like everyone else, I managed to binge #Netflix 's "#StrangerThings". I was suprised it was only an eight episode season, that seems light to me. Considering, we wait a year to see the next season of a show, eight episodes doesn't seem to be enough. Yet, I must say, it's a concise, story forward driven season. In the past few years we have accepted short seasons like a twelve or a thirteen epi
On this episode I will be talking with Director Beth McCarthy Miller. Beth is one of the most versatile directors working in TV today. She bounces from single camera shows to Live TV performances and Stand Up Comedy specials. Beth started out directing live #MTV shows and then worked her way to an eleven year gig directing #SaturdayNightLive. Beth directs mostly half hour TV comedies such as #30Rock, #ModernFamily, #UnbreakableKimmySchmitt, #Divorce, #BrooklynNineNine, #VEEP