Saturday Show #101: How to Write a Treatment (+ Silence of the Lambs)

4th July

What if you had an opportunity to get a treatment in front of actual Hollywood producers and directors, in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, a chance to seize everything you ever wanted? Would you capture it? Or let it slip?

The Austin Writing Workshop discusses treatments, to hilarious and endrunkening effect.


Start: Lecture on Screenwriting and Treatments, including 3 … Read More »

Marc Maron // Barack Obama // Malbec // Podcasting // Transformers

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4th July

Here are some excised clips from Saturday Show Literary Podcast #101:

The End of the Tour // David Foster Wallace // Jesse Eisenberg // Jason Segel // Infinite Jest

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1st July

Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace by David Lipsky
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book is powerful for any Wallace fan simply because of the length of time we’re allowed to spend with the dead genius, listening directly to his words as transcribed from tapes by … Read More »

Saturday Show #100: Bohemians by George Saunders

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29th June

The Austin Writing Workshop met at the Westin at the Domain in Austin, Texas, to discuss literature and philosophy. This is the result. This is the 100th episode of Saturday Show. If you enjoy this podcast, please use the portal on this page to support us and help ensure we can keep producing these … Read More »

Saturday Show #99: The Apologizer by Milan Kundera

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21st June

At a Whole Foods at the Domain in Austin, Texas, the Austin Writing Workshop breaks down “The Apologizer” by recluse and literary genius Milan Kundera and two chapters of Zeus’s work-in-progress novel while drinking beer and chugging 5-Hour Energies.

More details as follows:

1) Zeus’s introduction to the podcast

2) Group discussion of “The Apologizer” by Milan Kundera, … Read More »