Derek Haas: 11/17/15

Derek Haas: 11/17/15

The Moment with Brian Koppelman - November 17, 2015 - 1:16:22

This week on The Moment, Brian Koppelman talks to Derek Haas, the co-creator of Chicago Fire, executive producer of Chicago PD & Chicago Med, and the author of A Different Lie – the fourth book in a series featuring the contract killer, Columbus. The two talk about their respective creative failures, how Derek manages his time as a showrunner and novelist, and why Haas feels compelled to keep writing books. Plus, Derek reflects on his time learning the ropes in Hollywood and why he and his creative partner (Michael Brandt) decided early on to see every project through to the end. Topics mentioned on today’s show include: Chicago Fire Chicago PD Chicago Med A Different Lie by Derek Haas The Silver Bear by Derek Haas Columbus by Derek Haas Dark Men by Derek Haas 3:10 to Yuma Wanted The Double 2 Fast 2 Furious Baylor University The Writer’s Market 2016 The Courier Runner Runner Rounders Our Man Flint Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Lord of the Flies by William Golding The Body by Stephen King The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway People mentioned on today's show: Derek Haas Michael Brandt John Singleton Dick Wolf Eamonn Walker Fyodor Dostoevsky Geoffrey Chaucer Edmund Spenser William Faulkner Donald Westlake James Altucher James Coburn Scott Frank John Lee Hancock Craig Mazin Matt Olmstead Jeff Lowell This episode of The Moment is brought to you by Braintree. Looking to set up payments for your business? Braintree gives your app or website a payment solution that accepts just about every payment method with one simple integration. Plus, we’ll give you your first $50,000 in transactions fee-­free. To learn more, visit BraintreePayments.com/Moment. And by The Message, a new podcast series from GE Podcast Theater. Email: themomentbk@gmail.com Twitter: @BrianKoppelman iTunes: itunes.com/themoment

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