Joshua Jay is one of magic’s most-innovative thinkers and acclaimed performers. He’s a columnist for MAGIC magazine and author of "Magic: The Complete Course" and "Joshua Jay’s Amazing Book of Cards." Joshua joins us in studio to talk about the parallels between creating magic tricks and the writing process.
Shawn Ryan is behind the TV series “Terriers” and “The Chicago Code,” but he’s best known as the creator of the Emmy Award-winning FX show “The Shield.” Shawn joins Kevin to share his process, and tells how an economics major who “hated writing” became one of Hollywood's most-acclaimed screenwriters.
At Esquire, Chris Jones follows in the footsteps of Gay Talese and Richard Ben Cramer, and is regarded as one of our finest magazine writers today. He’s a National Magazine Award winner and contributes to ESPN the Magazine. Listen to Chris and Kevin chat about profile writing.
Colin Quinn recently finished a Broadway run of his critically acclaimed one-man show “Long Story Short,” but he's best known as an anchor on Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update. He joins us in studio to discuss the fine art of writing comedy.
Memoirist, globetrotter, television host and foodie demigod Anthony Bourdain joins us in our series premiere to talk about his writing process. He is the author of “Kitchen Confidential” and a staff writer on HBO’s “Treme.”