Ep. 197: Our Layer Cake Philosophy
Liz and Sarah discuss why they compare the creative process to baking a layer cake. A script isn’t going to be rich and textured with just one layer. The goodness builds as all the different elements come together over time. And the same is true for work relationships. Give them time to develop layers. Then in The Mailroom, they answer a question from their Facebook Group about what to do when a colleague refers to a young woman as “dear.” In Hits & Bombs, Liz gives a Hit to Pretend It’s A City, the Netflix documentary series about Fran Lebowitz. And Liz and Sarah give a Bomb to Brooks Barnes for his New York Times piece about the late powerhouse producer and executive, Jame Tarses. This week’s Hollywood Hack is a must: wear sunscreen every day. Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Side Hustle School, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!Pretend It’s A City official trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MClMxqD-HNAMetropolitan Life By Fran Lebowitz:https://www.abebooks.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=11050210107&searchurl=an%3Dfran%2Blebowitz%26fe%3Don%26sortby%3D17%26tn%3Dmetropolitan%2Blife&cm_sp=snippet-_-srp1-_-image2Jamie Tarses IMDB:https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1399339/New York Times piece about Jamie Tarses:https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/01/business/media/jamie-tarses-dead.htmlLancôme moisturizer with SPF:https://www.lancome-usa.com/skin-care/moisturizers/day-creams/renergie-lift-multi-action-ultra-face-cream-with-spf-30/3614272727281.html?GeoRedirectOff&gclid=Cj0KCQiA1KiBBhCcARIsAPWqoSobF90DOLMOHDFqYOfWs1ekKmaJHkcgg3UK1SPs_rgxKh4Rqql73OEaAg40EALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds
Ep. 196: The Importance Of Being Okay With Other People’s Good Ideas
Ep. 198: The Art Of Doing Extra
About The Show
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.