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Norman Lear, creator of All In the Family, The Jeffersons, and Maude—and perhaps the most iconic of television writers alive today—describes arriving in Hollywood, his social activism, and his take on the current state of the creative nation.
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Reza’s featured guest is Jill Soloway, Emmy-nominated writer and Emmy-winning director of Transparent, along with musical guests The Local Natives. Several actors from Transparent and Jill’s own family also join in on the green room conversation.
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Writers and producers Tim Kring and Gideon Raff, whose claims to fame include Heroes and Homeland, recount writers’ room trenches and a violent encounter with Woody Allen in Central Park. With musical guest Alison Sudol.
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Damon Lindelof, whose credits include Lost and The Leftovers, talks with Reza about his first big breaks, and how it feels to have the zeitgeist question his season finale of Lost. Composer Antonio Sanchez and musician Daniel Lanois also join.
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Writer/director/actor/producer Mike White, whose credits include Enlightened, School of Rock, and Freaks and Geeks, describes working with networks and studios and the complex “art & commerce” dynamic. With musical guests The Bird and the Bee.
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Rough Draft With Reza Aslan is a timely and fast-paced talk show about writers and writing. Today’s biggest scribes (screen, television, books and press) sit with Reza for a lively discussion that’s intimate, provocative, and always entertaining.
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Filmed live at the historic Mack Sennett Studios in Silver Lake, California, Rough Draft with Reza Aslan is a timely and fast-paced talk show about writers and their lives, craft and inspiration. Some of today’s most important voices from screen, television, music, and books sit with Reza for a lively discussion that’s intimate, provocative and always entertaining. Season 1 features Melissa Rosenberg, Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely, Vic Mensa with guest Johan Lenox, Gloria Calderón Kellett & Tanya Saracho, Viet Tranh Nguyen with musical guest Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, Steven Canals with musical guest Trans Chorus of LA, Ramy Youssef with musical El Ten Eleven, and Robin Coste Lewis.
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LA's poet laureate and 2015 National Book Award for Poetry winner, Robin Coste Lewis talks with Reza Aslan about growing up between two cities and her travel around the world observing how the Western world describes art featuring African female bodies, leading to her book, Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems. Special guest Marquesha Babers performs.
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Creator, writer, and executive producer of the Golden Globe-nominated series, Pose, Steven Canals talks with Reza Aslan about his career change into screenwriting, representation on screen, and the origins of Pose. With musical guest The Trans Chorus of Los Angeles featuring Maggie Szabo.
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