Sometimes no’s are premature

One rule I’ve made for myself in Hollywood is don’t give up until you hear the word no, and even then that may be premature. I started my first screenplay about six years ago. A close writer friend of mine […]

ATW March 20, 2015

Development Finds: Buzzworthy online gems to #inspire, #create, #producer [ssn]

3 Steps For Bridging “The Confidence Gap” [99u]

Why “Glee” Still Matters [BuzzFeed]

‘It Follows,’ An STD Panic Nightmare, is the Best American Horror Movie in Years [The Daily Beast]

Five Ways Music Can Make You Healthier [DailyGood]

‘Broad City’ Creators Reflect on Fantasies, Hot Friends, Moving On From “Literal Infancy” [THR]

SXSW 2015: Andrew Bujalski on writing and directing ‘Results’ [The Credits]

Dirty Work [Doug Richardson]

Mad Men

Why do we watch ‘Mad Men’?

Clear and colored liquors swirl in martinis glasses. Threads of smoke lift from stiff and thin cigarettes. Men and women flirt and chatter in a crowded bar, as Don Draper (Jon Hamm), scribbles notes on a napkin. Mad Men, like […]


Blythe Danner

You have to work hard to stay fresh, real, and full of energy. You can’t settle back. You always have to stay on your toes.
– Blythe Danner

ATW March 18, 2015

Meet Lily James, the Feminist Cinderella [The Daily Beast]

Let’s Kill the Web Series [Filmmaker Magazine]

Lawrence Wright on Scientology’s “broken community,” and the complicity of Tom Cruise and John Travolta [Salon]

The Uncensored, Epic, Never-Told Story Behind ‘Mad Men’ [THR]

40 Ways to Give Yourself a Break [Tiny Buddha]

Kristen Schaal on Being ‘the Last Lady on Earth,’ Having Fake Sex With Will Forte, and Avoiding Playing the Nosy Neighbor [Vulture]

The Technology of Music [Cultural Weekly]

SXSW: The 5 Best Things We Learned From ‘Boyhood” Post-Production Team [Indiewire]


How to clean up your life one mess at a time

Boy, oh boy… 2015 has started off with a lot of bangs! At the end of last year, my husband and I decided to fly by the seat of our pants and buy the house of our dreams (and by […]

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