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What does being a woman today mean? Is there a right way of doing it? Is there a wrong way of doing it? Different kinds…
The striking thing about ‘New Girl’ is that under all the comedy, there’s something about the emotions and reactions that feels very real – much…
Please God, I hope my experience in downtown theater isn’t over, because I’d love to keep making weird plays. I can’t wait for Charles Isherwood…
I think so much of writing is an instinct, or a feel for a scene, or a feel for a character. You have to put…
I love ‘Cheers.’ I didn’t watch it growing up, but I watched it getting ready to do the first season of ‘New Girl.’ It bowls…
I don’t think anyone who runs a TV show would ever say to you, ‘I have a grasp on running a TV show.’ Maybe that’s…
I just want to keep writing characters who are interesting and complicated people and interesting roles for women, in TV or film or in theater.…
Every show is unique, some shows have the master plan and have everything figured out and that’s just the way they do things. It’s like…
Every day, I learn something new. I think one of the most exciting things for a writer is to work on a TV show. It’s…
Dysfunctional co-dependent relationships always appeal to me. I don’t know exactly how it started. I start writing sketches of characters and little scene-lets, and then…
Why do British people make such good TV? It’s so annoying. Stop it. Is it because they have free health care? Uggh.
There are a lot of women screenwriters, but they are obviously outnumbered by men. And it still is a very much male-dominated industry.
People want to put women in one box, and I’m interested in how women can be everything at once.
It is hard to be an actor on a TV show, because you don’t know what’s coming and you sort of find out very last…
I think you have to love the characters that you write. I don’t know how you could possibly write a TV show where you didn’t…
I was really freaked out when I heard that Cookie Monster was going to be changed to Veggie Monster, but that turned out to be…
I started out wanting to be an actor and I like to give actors as much as possible. I love writing stuff where they can…
I had this temp receptionist job in New York, and I kind of hated it, and in the morning I would come out of the…
I love that song ‘I Could Have Danced All Night’ from ‘My Fair Lady’ so much. I love that song because watching it as a…
I think they should create a holiday for friends-with-benefits relationships. Because I feel like Valentine’s Day is, maybe it’s a day to stay home and…
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