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Chris Terrio on Writing the "Argo" Screenplay

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Chris Terrio talks about writing the Oscar-nominated screenplay for “Argo.” The film, which is also up for a Best Picture Oscar, is based on the true story of a Hollywood-CIA plan to save a group of diplomats during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Guest Picks: Chris Terrio

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Chris Terrio was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about his Oscar-nominated screenplay for the film "Argo." He also told us what he's been reading, watching and listening to. Find out what Chris Terrio's a fan of!

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Studio 360

David Milch

Saturday, June 17, 2006

When HBO announced this would be the final season of Deadwood, rabid fans of the show let out a collective %@#&! HBO acquiesced and promised an extra mini-season to wrap up David Milch's profane Western drama. A die hard fan himself, Kurt Andersen talks ...

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Studio 360

E-Cyrano

Saturday, June 26, 2004

The New York Times Magazine reported last year that 40 million Americans had visited at least a dating site in a single month. And with 40 million people competing for dates, somebody’s going to want an edge. Enter screenwriter Evan Katz. He turned his talent for writing plausible, lovable fictional ...

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Studio 360

Paul Rudnick

Saturday, October 25, 2003

Kurt talks with Paul Rudnick, the screenwriter of the new remake of The Stepford Wives, a film about a town in a Connecticut suburb where the men have replaced their wives with submissive robots. Rudnick says that growing up in New Jersey was like growing up in a punch line.

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Studio 360

Stephen Schiff on the Influence of Awards

Saturday, February 24, 2001

Kurt Andersen and screenwriter Stephen Schiff talk about how awards influence American culture. 

Schiff is a staff writer at The New Yorker and a screenwriter who has adapted Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita, as well as Deep End of the Ocean. He was Critic-at-Large at Vanity Fair and the film critic of ...

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