Episode Three: Revenge of the Hoyas

Episode Three: Revenge of the Hoyas That’s right.  It’s here.  The most terrifying episode of the year: the crowdsourced episode.  It also happens to be the Halloween episode.  And like all blockbusters with more than two credited writers, it’s a narrative disaster.  Unlike those blockbusters, I didn’t credit any other screenwriters.  Whoever quipped that "None … Continue reading Episode Three: Revenge of the Hoyas

The Substandard Sitcom Episode Two: Attack of the (Sonny) Clones

Episode two opens in the interior of Sonny’s office at the Arlington Washington Free Beacon.  His churlish demeanor on the podcast is not an act; he’s a genuinely unhappy person, and not just because a bird, a (bleeping) bird, flew into his face as he was walking into the office today.  He dressed hurriedly this … Continue reading The Substandard Sitcom Episode Two: Attack of the (Sonny) Clones

Rejected Pitches from the Substandard Sitcom Writer’s Room

It’s Always Sonny in Philadelphia Sonny leaves the podcast (and his job at the Free Beacon) to fulfill his dream of opening a bar.  But the bar he buys is in south Philly.  He quickly chases away the previously loyal customers by only selling pumpkin beers and Bud Light, which he insists is the best … Continue reading Rejected Pitches from the Substandard Sitcom Writer’s Room