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Episode 108: Jenn Lyon

Episode 108: Jenn Lyon

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Jenn Lyon. Jenn is an actress who is currently starring opposite George Lopez in the FX comedy Saint George. Among the topics that Jenn and I discussed are how she broke in, her worst audition experience, and how she transitioned from doing theater to television. Jenn offered some behind the scenes stores on Saint George, gave her opinion on ...

Episode 107: Featuring Nathan Darrow

Episode 107: Featuring Nathan Darrow

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Nathan Darrow. Nathan is an actor currently starring on House of Cards. Nathan and I discussed how he broke in, his worst audition experience, and what attracted him to acting in the first place . He also spoke about his role as Meechum on House of Cards. I asked him about auditioning for David Fincher, working closely with Kevin Spacey &...

Episode 106: Featuring Rachel Brosnahan

Episode 106: Featuring Rachel Brosnahan

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Rachel Brosnahan. Rachel is an actress currently starring on House of Cards. Rachel and I discussed how she broke in, her worst audition experience, and what attracted her to acting in the first place . She also spoke about her role as Rachel Posner on House of Cards. I asked her she felt her character is ultimately a good person, and if she ...

Q&A with Bo Keister

Q&A with Bo Keister

Tweet Bo Keister is an actor currently starring in Killing  Kennedy, and House of Good and Evil.  He was kind enough to answer some of my questions about his life and career. Bo, tell me what initially attracted you to acting in the first place? I’m absolutely a product of the 80’s, and I honestly put all the blame on my parents. It’s 100% their fault. They just insisted on taking me to s...

Q&A with Joseph & Peter Saroufim

Q&A with Joseph & Peter Saroufim

Tweet Joseph & Peter Saroufim are the writers & filmmakers behind D-TEC. They both were kind enough to answers some of my questions about D-TEC and their careers. Q: Tell me what initially attracted you to writing and filmmaking in the first place. Stephen Interrante, Joseph Saroufim, Peter Saroufim A: As brothers, we shared a similarly unique childhood. We grew up in a house full of class...

Episode 105: Featuring Dayna Lynne North

Episode 105: Featuring Dayna Lynne North

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Dayna Lynne North.  Dayna discussed the highs and lows of being a working television writer. She talked about breaking in, her first experience in a writers room, and what mistakes she sees young writers make most often. She also spoke about her current responsibilities as Co-Executive Producer & Head Writer on VH1′s Single Ladies,...

Episode 104: Featuring Derek Haas

Episode 104: Featuring Derek Haas

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Derek Haas. Derek is the co-creator of Chicago Fire and Chicago PD. Derek has also co-written the screenplays (with Michael Brandt ) for Wanted, 3:10 to Yuma, and 2 Fast 2 Furious. Derek discussed the highs and lows of being a working screenwriter.  He talked about breaking in, running  a writers room, and what mistakes he sees young writ...

Episode 103: Featuring Michael Brandt

Episode 103: Featuring Michael Brandt

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Michael Brandt. Michael is the co-creator of Chicago Fire and Chicago PD. Michael has also co-written the screenplays (with Derek Haas) for Wanted, 3:10 to Yuma, and 2 Fast 2 Furious. Michael discussed the highs and lows of being a working screenwriter.  He talked about breaking in, running  a writers room, pitching, and what mistakes he se...

Q&A with Kenny Doughty

Q&A with Kenny Doughty

Tweet Kenny Doughty is an actor currently starring in the West End production of The Full Monty. He was kind enough to answer some of my questions about his life and career.   Kenny, tell me what attracted you to acting in the first place? KD: I was 11 years old and was asked to take part in a school play called “Children Of The Dark”. It was a local drama about a mining disaster in the V...

Episode 102: Featuring Rebecca Cutter

Episode 102: Featuring Rebecca Cutter

Tweet   This episode of Conversations with Ross features Rebecca Cutter.  Rebecca is a writer on The Mentalist and the writer/director of the independent film Besties. Rebecca discussed the highs and lows of being a working television writer.  She talked about breaking in, her first experience in a writers room, and breaking the rejection cycle. Rebecca talked about how each episode of The ...