Happier in Hollywood

Happier in Hollywood

Happier in Hollywood

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Veteran TV writers Liz Craft and Sarah Fain demystify Hollywood by making career and personal struggles universal. Friends since high school and writing partners for 17 years, Liz and Sarah have survived and thrived in Tinseltown’s male-dominated entertainment industry, guided by blind optimism and a Midwestern work ethic. Along the way they've learned a lot about kicking ass, kissing ass, and office yoga.
  1. May 13, 2021
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    Ep. 209 Sometimes It's Not A Fun Job, And We Don't E…
    Liz and Sarah are in the thick of production on Fantasy Island, and they discuss how sometimes it's not a fun job, and they don't enjoy it. But that’s ok! In Take A Hike, they talk about why it’s important that…
  2. May 06, 2021
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    Ep. 208: The Gift Of Other People’s Productivity
    As work on Fantasy Island continues to become more and more intense, Liz and Sarah discuss their gratitude for the gift of other people’s productivity. Without it, they’d never sleep! In their new segment, A Da…
  3. April 29, 2021
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    Ep. 207: To Be Or Not To Be Indecisive
    Liz and Sarah pride themselves on making decisions quickly — it’s a big part of being a showrunner. But sometimes it’s better NOT to make a decision until more information is available. How do they know when to…
  4. April 22, 2021
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    Ep. 206: Location, Location, Location!
    Liz and Sarah discuss how being in a great location can impact the experience of work. Can't go to a tropical island? Try sitting in front of a window. Then in The Mailroom, they answer a question from a listen…
  5. April 15, 2021
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    Ep. 205: What Happens To Good Intentions When The Sh…
    Liz and Sarah are in Puerto Rico to shoot Fantasy Island! And all of their good intentions to sleep, exercise, and eat right have gone by the wayside. Right now, they're just doing their best to keep their head…
  6. April 08, 2021
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    Ep. 204: It's Time For The Spring Listener Questions…
    When will Fantasy Island air? What's so great about Ojai? If Liz and Sarah could change careers, what would they pick? And most importantly, what pants did Liz buy for Puerto Rico? Liz and Sarah answer these an…
  7. April 01, 2021
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    Ep. 203: A Good Reason to Embrace the Hate
    Liz and Sarah discuss their recent realization that eight months ago, Fantasy Island wasn’t even on their project list— and now it’s their whole lives! If there’s one thing all of us have learned this past year…
  8. March 25, 2021
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    Ep. 202: Haters Gonna Hate
    Prompted by a recent unpleasant email (and Taylor Swift), Liz and Sarah discuss the fact that “haters gonna hate.” Anytime they put themselves out there — creatively or on the podcast — they’re inviting critici…
  9. March 18, 2021
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    Ep. 201: Be A Volunteer (And Sarah Is Moving!)
    Liz and Sarah often talk about one of their favorite mottos — volunteers not recruits. Today they remind themselves that as pre-production of their reboot of Fantasy Island gets more and more intense, they want…