Derek Thompson is the author of Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction and together, we break down the patterns in popular music, tv, and movies to discover the science of storytelling.
Film and TV Production
Kim Masters is an award winning journalist, editor-at-large of The Hollywood Reporter, and host of KCRW’s The Business, and she’s here today to discuss the media’s influence on Trump’s election, how Netflix has changed the film industry, and much more.
Hannah Beachler is the production designer behind some of today’s hottest films including CREED, MOONLIGHT, and the upcoming BLACK PANTHER and she’s on the show to discuss her career in film and the role of a production designer.
Will Noonan is a comedian, actor, and host of the podcast High Pathetically and he’s here today to discuss the art of comedy, dealing with hecklers, and how tragedy can still be funny.