Holy Moxy!

6
Jun

Episode 031 - Kill Your Babies

Claire and Sam talk crazy Hollywood executives, writing and finishing a first draft, how to kill your babies (and why it's important), shitty readers, routines and getting in the zone, kickboxing and archery, video game writing, creatives vs. bean counters, bashing Ghostbusters, generic movie advertising, dealing with post-project stress, juggling multiple projects, and what NOT to drive when you're an intern.
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10
May

Episode 030 - On New Media

Claire sits down with writer-director-actor Sam Kimbrell to talk creating comedy sketches and characters, throwing things away, bathroom etiquette of the new media startup world, social experiments, watching old movies, Hulu's The Path, streaming services, Silicon Valley, Culver Studios, The People Vs O.J. Simpson, How Did This Get Made, The Black List's diluted brand, cheating the system, and bobbleheads.

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18
Apr

Episode 029 - Advanced Tetris for Adults ft. Mousey McGlynn

Kelly is on hiatus, so Claire sits down with fellow English-accented creative feminist Mousey McGlynn to talk editing, creating a web series, cultural differences, tall poppy syndrome, giving feedback, dealing with haters,the noose of being a perfectionist, and being social in LA.

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17
Mar

Episode 028 - On Music

Claire and Kelly sit down with Honeypot and Roosterhead to discuss music, the creative process, and playing live shows.

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4
Mar

Episode 027 - On Writing

Kelly and Claire discuss the illusion of the “overnight success”, work/life balance, Young Storytellers, Moxy Mail, Condor Con, creative re-energizing, the process of writing a feature, and how to write a character that appeals to an actor.

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22
Feb

Episode 026 - Live From Game Night!

Claire and Kelly are joined by Dylan, Luke, Richi, Matt, and Muddy to discuss game night, Dolemite, Hey! VINA, being branded “incompatible” on eHarmony, letting your parents listen to your podcast, South Dakota, Revolution X - the Aerosmith videogame, The Mummy franchise, Deadpool, R rated movies, the Marvel and Universal Monsters cinematic universes, watching porn in the library, Oculus Rift, The Brown Bunny, and more.

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14
Feb

Episode 025 - Get in Formation

Kelly and Claire discuss the importance of Beyoncé’s “Formation”, black culture, racism, being a Halfrican American, Billie Holiday’s “Strange Fruit”, movie-watching experiences, VHS tapes, the prop design of Got Fury?, The Mummy, the visual style of The Big Short, the cost of cinema concessions, Red Dawn, The Boy, creepy moments of Black Swan and The Strangers, and some satisfying audience camaraderie watching the documentary Bully.

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5
Feb

Episode 024 - How Writers Are Hired

Claire and Kelly talk about the Iowa caucus, Hillary vs Bernie, New Girl, sit-coms, Lucifer, how remakes happen, how Studios hire writers, how writers can sell their scripts, the myth of the Hollywood hive mind, sending query letters, and advice for self-published writers.

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30
Jan

Episode 023 - Butt Grabber

Kelly and Claire talk nicknames, the Scriptnotes podcast, Jason Bateman’s attractiveness, Rebecca Hall’s awesomeness, orgasm sounds, misunderstanding Instagram, hiring interns and resume mistakes, Honeypot, being nervous on stage, Tiny Desk Concerts, Jeff White’s helpfulness, raising money for a web series, shout-outs, Grant Mail, the lack of female roles in Star Wars, and how to find us on social media.

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9
Dec

Episode 022 - JESSICAAAAA!

Claire and Kelly talk Jessica Jones, Broadchurch, Game of Thrones, Jeff White, how to binge watch better, Quentin’s medical fund, Exploding Kittens, The Kitty Convict Project, Honeypot, Sunday Assembly and fake feels.

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22
Nov

Episode 021 - A Wild Podcast and Other Tales

Kelly and Claire talk swearing in a cup, the tree lighting at The Grove, Kelly’s band, A Wild Swan & Other Tales, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, using comedy to explore serious topics, internet rage, Kelly’s superhero identity, calling your senator, the refugees and how history is repeating itself, classic video gaming, Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky and Claire’s joke anxiety.

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16
Nov

Episode 020 - I’m Just Bleeding on Everything Good

Claire and Kelly talk being a control freak, making a production book, Master of None, immigration stories, Fresh off the Boat, testing out Thinx period panties, listener emails, opening our minds, "This is Not What a Rapist Looks Like", Bloomingdale's fuck-up, rape culture, Esquire and Claire's favorite joke.

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7
Nov

Episode 019 - The Creepy Guy Problem

Kelly and Claire discuss Mia Matsumiya and the Creepy Guy Problem, working for the exposure, G.K. Chesterton, Stumpy’s farm life, how to win a Holy Moxy prize and Kelly’s upcoming web series.

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31
Oct

Episode 018 - Another One of Claire’s Landmines

Claire and Kelly discuss roommates, the giant spider in the Fight Club house, when Claire was Wiccan, Kelly’s experiences with Christian denominations, Hellraiser, The Boy, Crimson Peak, Marvin Gaye’s “Save the Children”, making the world a better place, shout-outs, Stumpy’s origin story, 30 plays in 30 days and our Halloween costumes.

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20
Oct

Episode 017 – Jeff White’s Cultural Exchange

Kelly and Claire discuss going back to the drawing board, shout-outs, the Arpeggio, sophomore slump, Jeff White’s Cultural Exchange, goth phases and watching horror movies when you’re a kid. We also learn that Kelly used to hide “Scary Stories” by Alvin Schwartz in the closet because it was too frightening for her little-lady brain to handle.

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10
Oct

Episode 016 – Jefferson White, the Kidney of the Buffalo

Claire and Kelly sit down with actor Jefferson White (How to Get Away with Murder, Manhattan, The Americans, Law & Order: SVU, Elementary) to talk acting, casting, honing your craft and following your dreams.

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6
Oct

Episode 015 - Je Voudrais un Sandwich au Jambon

Kelly and Claire talk Brian K. Vaughan’s “Saga”, how to tackle a script rewrite, dealing with jealousy, the Avril Lavigne conspiracy theory, the Paul McCartney conspiracy theory and stereotypes of Midwesterners and the British.

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28
Sep

Episode 014 - I Just Want to be Perfect

Claire and Kelly talk The Human Centipede, Black Swan, the dark side of being an artist, Thinx, shout-outs, Manhattan, Viola Davis, Shonda Rhimes, Little Britain, British pantomimes and the censorship cone.

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21
Sep

Episode 013 - Both Sides of the Pitchfest

Kelly and Claire talk about being on both sides of pitching table at a pitchfest, The Gift, The Awakening, when actors direct, shout-outs, calculating success in podcasting, not correcting autocorrect, Maritime Golfing Tournament and not dating boys for their cars.

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17
Sep

Episode 012 - Coffee First, Then Talking

Claire and Kelly talk rescuing kittens, crazy ex-friends, shout-outs, getting signed to a management company, taste, writing comedy, the Mystery of the Missing Swiffers, Kelly’s post-birthday and getting the support of friends during major life decisions.

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14
Sep

Episode 011 - Vote Not-Nazi

Featuring special guest Dylan Hunter Raines, Kelly and Claire talk tangents, raising demons, testing Kelly & Dylan’s relationship, voting, tattoos, meat pies vs. dessert pies, acting class, Kelly’s birthday and the N word.

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3
Sep

Episode 010 - Filling Out the Room

Claire and Kelly talk Game of Thrones (book & TV spoilers!), Downton Abbey (spoilers!), The Guest, expectations, Another Period, broadsheets and tabloids, writing gender, “filing out the room”, Breaking Bad cinematography and the presidential race.

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28
Aug

Episode 009 - Do You Think You’re Attractive?

Kelly and Claire talk breasts, cosmetic surgery, butt injection deaths, Claire’s birthday, shout-outs, the Year 100, dick pics, Slender Man, the upcoming horror movie The Witch, home invasion movies, insecurity and empathy, setting up jokes for other people and Kelly’s broken zipper.

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19
Aug

Episode 008 - Crossover!

Claire and Kelly sit down with Matt and Chris of the Mega Men Podcast for a very special crossover episode! They discuss movie piracy, the risky second flush, screenwriting, how to know when you’ve made it, living in Los Angeles, do-nothing bitches, surviving the heat, Mad Max Winter Road, the Burbank/NoHo force field, going viral and being discovered, having an escape plan and words of wisdom.

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13
Aug

Episode 007 - The Sarcasm Horn

Kelly and Claire talk horror movies, Tinder and duckface.

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4
Aug

Episode 006 - Have You Ever Been a Member of a Terrorist Organization?

Claire and Kelly talk the Confederate flag, atheist activism and Sex and the City. Kelly takes the mic when Claire steps out to take a phone call.

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27
Jul

Episode 005 - Can You Rape a Rattlesnake?

Kelly and Claire talk female bravery, Orphan Black and the meaning behind Kit Harington's man-bun.

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19
Jul

Episode 004 - What Fresh Hell Is This?

Claire and Kelly talk demonic possession, superhero movies and the three act structure.

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13
Jul

Episode 003 - How To Get Signed With CAA

Kelly and Claire talk Pininterest, shabby writing and heartthrob Lee Pace.

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3
Jul

Episode 002 - Too Fucking Hot

Claire and Kelly talk the Black List, Japan's suicide forest and Amazon reviews.

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28
Jun

Episode 001 - Holy Moxy!

Kelly and Claire talk accents, Game of Thrones and religion.

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