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The definitive insider's guide to our current golden age of television, Ben Blacker's The Writers Panel is an ever expanding anthology of live convention panels and intimate in-studio interviews with the writers, producers, and show runners responsible for all the shows you can't stop watching. Over the course of nearly 400 episodes and counting, The Writers Panel has sat across from guests such as Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad), Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele (Key and Peele), Liz Meriwether (New Girl), and Damon Lindelof (Lost, The Leftovers) to talk about the art and business of creating great television. The Writers Panel is a co-production of the Forever Dog Podcast Network and ATX Television Festival. New Episodes Every Tuesday.

The definitive insider's guide to our current golden age of television, Ben Blacker's The Writers Panel is an ever expanding anthology of live convention panels and intimate in-studio interviews with the writers, producers, and show runners responsible for all the shows you can't stop watching. Over the course of nearly 400 episodes and counting, The Writers Panel has sat across from guests such as Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad), Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele (Key and Peele), Liz Meriwether (New Girl), and Damon Lindelof (Lost, The Leftovers) to talk about the art and business of creating great television. The Writers Panel is a co-production of the Forever Dog Podcast Network and ATX Television Festival. New Episodes Every Tuesday.
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The definitive insider's guide to our current golden age of television, Ben Blacker's The Writers Panel is an ever expanding anthology of live convention panels and intimate in-studio interviews with the writers, producers, and show runners responsible for all the shows you can't stop watching. Over the course of nearly 400 episodes and counting, The Writers Panel has sat across from guests such as Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad), Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele (Key and Peele), Liz Meriwether (New Girl), and Damon Lindelof (Lost, The Leftovers) to talk about the art and business of creating great television. The Writers Panel is a co-production of the Forever Dog Podcast Network and ATX Television Festival. New Episodes Every Tuesday.

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Episodes

Kassia Miller, Emilia Serrano, & Shukree Tilghman

3/19/2019
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Panel interview with Kassia Miller (The Good Place, You're The Worst); Emilia Serrano (Cristela, Jane The Virgin); and Shukree Tilghman (This Is Us, The Vampire Diaries). CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA https://twitter.com/BENBLACKER https://www.facebook.com/TVWritersPanel THE WRITER'S PANEL IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST http://foreverdogproductions.com/fdpn/podcasts/the-writers-panel

Duration:00:59:42

Mallory O'Meara (The Lady from the Black Lagoon)

3/5/2019
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Ben talks with Mallory O'Meara, author of The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick. BUY MALLORY'S BOOK: https://www.amazon.com/Lady-Black-Lagoon-Hollywood-Monsters-ebook/dp/B07CS29S2B CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA https://twitter.com/BENBLACKER https://www.facebook.com/TVWritersPanel THE WRITER'S PANEL IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST http://foreverdogproductions.com/fdpn/podcasts/the-writers-panel

Duration:01:11:47

Jessica Grasl, Melissa Scrivner Love, & Stephanie Mickus

2/19/2019
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Panel interview with Jessica Grasl (Designated Survivor, Shades of Blue), Melissa Scrivner Love (Person of Interest, Fear the Walking Dead, CSI: Miami), and Stephanie Mickus (Hope Springs Eternal). CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA https://twitter.com/BENBLACKER https://www.facebook.com/TVWritersPanel THE WRITER'S PANEL IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST http://foreverdogproductions.com/fdpn/podcasts/the-writers-panel

Duration:01:02:31

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

2/5/2019
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Shudder TV’s first original documentary feature, HORROR NOIRE: A HISTORY OF BLACK HORROR takes a critical look at a century of genre films that by turns utilized, caricatured, exploited, sidelined and embraced both black filmmakers and black audiences. This panel discussion followed the premiere screening of Horror Noire and features Ashlee Blackwell (co-writer/producer), Xavier Burgin (director), Tananarive Due (executive producer), Tony Todd (actor, CANDYMAN), William Crain (director,...

Duration:00:48:36

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

2/5/2019
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Shudder TV’s first original documentary feature, HORROR NOIRE: A HISTORY OF BLACK HORROR takes a critical look at a century of genre films that by turns utilized, caricatured, exploited, sidelined and embraced both black filmmakers and black audiences. This panel discussion followed the premiere screening of Horror Noire and features Ashlee Blackwell (co-writer/producer), Xavier Burgin (director), Tananarive Due (executive producer), Tony Todd (actor, CANDYMAN), William Crain (director,...

Duration:00:48:36

Jon Spaihts

1/22/2019
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In a special episode from the vault, Ben talks to screenwriter and comic book scribe Jon Spaihts (Doctor Strange, Prometheus, Passengers). Listen to The Angel of Vine on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or your favorite podcast app. Episode 10 premieres Tmrw Wed January 16th! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-angel-of-vine/id1440183372 https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/forever-dog-podcast-network/the-angel-of-vine https://open.spotify.com/show/43v4JQxL3Ac0ppWmd9BXZ2 CONNECT W/...

Duration:00:52:31

Jon Spaihts

1/22/2019
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In a special episode from the vault, Ben talks to screenwriter and comic book scribe Jon Spaihts (Doctor Strange, Prometheus, Passengers). Listen to The Angel of Vine on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or your favorite podcast app. Episode 10 premieres Tmrw Wed January 16th!https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-angel-of-vine/id1440183372https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/forever-dog-podcast-network/the-angel-of-vinehttps://open.spotify.com/show/43v4JQxL3Ac0ppWmd9BXZ2 CONNECT W/ BEN...

Duration:00:52:31

Alfred Molina, Constance Zimmer, & Oliver Vaquer (The Angel of Vine)

1/15/2019
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Panel discussion with the cast/co-creator of The Angel of Vine, a limited series narrative podcast. Alfred Molina, Constance Zimmer, and Oliver Vaquer join Ben to talk about the brave new world of narrative podcasting. Listen to The Angel of Vine on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or your favorite podcast app. Episode 10 premieres Tmrw Wed January...

Duration:00:46:46

Marc Bernardin, Niceole Levy, & Morgan Faust

1/8/2019
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Panel interview with Marc Bernardin (Castle Rock, Alphas, Treadstone); Niceole Levy (Ironside, Shades of Blue, Cloak & Dagger); and Morgan Faust (Legends of Tomorrow). CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://twitter.com/BENBLACKER https://www.facebook.com/TVWritersPanel THE WRITER'S PANEL IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: http://foreverdogproductions.com/fdpn/podcasts/the-writers-panel

Duration:01:03:55

THE BEST OF FOREVER DOG 2018

12/25/2018
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Thank you for listening to Forever Dog podcasts this year and please enjoy this year-in-review clips show! Listen to find a new favorite podcast to subscribe to in 2019 or just a killer back catalog to binge during your holiday travels. And please follow Forever Dog @ForeverDogTeam on Twitter and Instagram for the latest network news and updates. A WOMAN'S SMILE with Patti Harrison & Lorelei Ramirez (02:40) Apple Podcasts https://apple.co/2K407Gw Stitcher https://bit.ly/2RdQyeX Spotify...

Duration:02:54:59

Kara Lee Burk, Franklin Hardy, & Denise Harkavy

12/18/2018
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Panel interview with Kara Lee Burk (Costume Quest, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show), Franklin Hardy (The Mick, You're the Worst), & Denise Harkavy (The Expanse, The Brave). CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://twitter.com/BENBLACKER https://www.facebook.com/TVWritersPanel THE WRITER'S PANEL IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: http://foreverdogproductions.com/fdpn/podcasts/the-writers-panel

Duration:01:09:26

Jihan Crowther, Ray Utarnachitt, & Jack Kenny

12/11/2018
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Panel interview with Jihan Crowther (The Man in the High Castle, The Underground Railroad), Ray Utarnachitt (Legends of Tomorrow, Person of Interest), & Jack Kenny (Jessica Jones, Caroline in the City, Dave's World). CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://twitter.com/BENBLACKER https://www.facebook.com/TVWritersPanel THE WRITER'S PANEL IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: http://foreverdogproductions.com/fdpn/podcasts/the-writers-panel

Duration:00:51:17

Hex Wives #2 (Comic Book Commentary)

11/28/2018
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Ben previews another episode of the forthcoming podcast COMIC BOOK COMMENTARY, an in-depth, page-by-page, behind-the-scenes journey through your favorite comics with the writers and artists themselves. Imagine a DVD commentary track. But for comic books. On this second episode, Ben takes you through his critically-acclaimed Vertigo comic Hex Wives #2. Available for purchase...

Duration:00:48:26

Hex Wives #1 (Comic Book Commentary)

11/26/2018
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Ben previews a new podcast coming your way in 2019, tentatively titled COMIC BOOK COMMENTARY, an in-depth, page-by-page, behind-the-scenes journey through your favorite comics with the writers and artists themselves. Imagine a DVD commentary track. But for comic books. On this first episode, Ben takes you through his critically-acclaimed Vertigo comic Hex Wives #1. Available for purchase...

Duration:01:09:43

“State of the Scare” (Austin Film Festival 2018)

11/20/2018
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“State of the Scare” panel from the Austin Film Festival with C. Robert Cargill (Sinister; Doctor Strange); Scott Beck & Bryan Woods (A Quiet Place); Yasemin Yilmaz (The Protector, The Exorcist); and Alvaro Rodriguez (From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series; Seis Manos). Recorded October 27, 2018 at the Austin Film Festival. Produced and recorded in conjunction with Screencraft: https://screencraft.org. ScreenCraft is a screenwriting consultancy, education and talent discovery company, founded in...

Duration:01:13:08

Alexandra Cunningham, Ben Cory Jones, & Beth Schacter

11/13/2018
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Panel interview with Alexandra Cunningham (Dirty John, Desperate Housewives, NYPD Blue); Ben Cory Jones (Insecure, Underground, Boomerang); and Beth Schacter (Bunheads, Quantico, Normal Adolescent Behavior). CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://twitter.com/BENBLACKER https://www.facebook.com/TVWritersPanel THE WRITER'S PANEL IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: http://foreverdogproductions.com/fdpn/podcasts/the-writers-panel

Duration:01:08:33

Steve Conrad (Creator of PATRIOT)

11/6/2018
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A conversation with Steve Conrad, creator of the Amazon original series PATRIOT. CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://twitter.com/BENBLACKER https://www.facebook.com/TVWritersPanel THE WRITER'S PANEL IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: http://foreverdogproductions.com/fdpn/podcasts/the-writers-panel

Duration:01:05:34

Witchcraft in History, Practice, & Pop Culture w/ Jenny Calabro

10/30/2018
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Ben talks to artist/illustrator and practicing witch Jenny Calabro about witchery, pop culture witches, and witchcraft history. Ben's new Vertigo book HEX WIVES is coming out this week on Halloween 10/31/18!!! Buy it online at Comixology: https://www.comixology.com/Hex-Wives-2018/comics-series/123464 Or find your local comic book store here: https://comicshoplocator.com/Home/1/1/57/575 CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL...

Duration:00:51:07

Julie Plec & Kevin Williamson (NYCC 2018) + Bonus Interview with Beth Broderick

10/23/2018
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A conversation w/ Julie Plec & Kevin Williamson from New York ComicCon 2018. Recorded Live October 5, 2018. Plus a bonus interview with Beth Broderick (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) about portraying witches and pop culture witchcraft. Ben Blacker's new Vertigo book HEX WIVES is coming out 10/31! Please pre-order by calling your local comic book store. If enough of you do this, we’ll get to make more of this thing we like making. Yeah!!! Find your local comic book store here:...

Duration:01:17:40

DC Vertigo Panel (New York Comic Con 2018)

10/16/2018
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A panel from New York Comic Con 2018 with the storytellers behind the DC Vertigo comics relaunch. This next generation is taking the beloved imprint to new heights, with fantastical series from the new Sandman Universe and brand-new titles launching each month including HEX WIVES, GODDESS MODE, SAFE SEX and many more. Panelists: Zoe Quinn (Goddess Mode); Dan Watters (Lucifer - The Sandman Universe); Tina Horn (Safe Sex); Kat Howard (Books of Magic - The Sandman Universe); and Rob Sheridan...

Duration:00:55:23