One of my first posts when I started working here was the list of Emmy winners for 2016. I see it as a marker of how long I've been with theOffice, and when I look back at my posts over the years it's interesting to see how things have changed over time. A lot is … Continue reading Emmy Winners 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzYxJV_rmE8 I grew up in middle-class Malibu. Many people think it's just the rich and the famous living there, but a lot of people that I went to school and grew up with were middle-class. There was a major fascination for me growing up there. I was so close, yet so far from the mega-rich. … Continue reading Jesse Armstrong On Writing
A warm welcome and huge congratulations to Michelle Bracken, this year's winner of theOFFICE Fellowship. Michelle will receive 6 months of a Premium Membership here at theOFFICE to write write write write write! Michelle submitted the short story, Me Without You, part of a collection of interconnected stories about three 4th graders in a secluded ward … Continue reading 2019 Fellowship Winner!
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There's been a lot of controversy over the differences between the scores of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," and for good reasons I believe. If you don't know what's going on, critics love the movie and audiences feel totally mixed about it. While the critic score is lying at a fresh 93%, the audience score … Continue reading Critics and Audiences
Did you know that Emperor Palpatine wasn't inspired by Hitler? He was actually inspired by Richard Nixon! This article is full of fun and interesting facts behind the historical inspirations of Star Wars. History.com: The Real History That Inspired “Star Wars”
I know I post about grammar from time to time, but I could bearly resist myself on this one.
This week marks the last week of our In-Depth series of Emmy posts. I hope you enjoyed reading them and learning about some of the best writers of the year. This week, Lisa Joy teaches us the importance of knowing it's never too late to get your start. She was on a solid path as … Continue reading In-Depth Look – Lisa Joy
Up next in our series of Emmy nominees in the category of Writing for a Drama Series is Peter Morgan for having written "The Crown." If you'd like to see a full list of nominees and the winners you can find them here: Emmy Winners 2017. Before this, Peter had been most well-known for having written movies … Continue reading In-Depth Interview – Peter Morgan
David Mandel, and "Veep," have been on a roll ever since the series premiere. Critics love it. The show is well written, and has an all-star cast as well. If you'd like to see the list of nominations and winners, you can find them here: Emmy Winners 2017. I love the idea that this show … Continue reading In-Depth Interview – David Mandel