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.
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.
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.
- Our shiny new Instagram
- Scriptnotes with Malcolm Spellman, Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome, and Alan Yang
- Tiny Desk Concerts
- Star Wars Undercover Boss
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.
- A Wild Swan & Other Tales
- Marvel’s Jessica Jones
- Find your Senators and Representatives
- Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Mega Men Podcast: www.themegamenpodcast.podbean.com
- The Risky Second Flush: www.themegamenpodcast.podbean.com/e/the-mega-men-podcast-77-the-risky-second-flush/
- Ronda Rousey is Not a Do-Nothing Bitch: www.foxsports.com/ufc/story/ronda-rousey-i-m-not-a-do-nothing-bitch-072915
- The Mega Men on Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheMegaMenPodcast?fref=ts
- Chris’s website: www.clpfilm.com
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.