Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant Talk Screenwriting

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Sketch comedians and screenwriters Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant are known for creating and acting in shows like Reno 911 and The State, but they've made most of their money writing big studio comedies. Their film credits include the Night at the Museum movies and, as they say "bona fide turdfests" like Balls of Fury. In their new book, Writing Movies for Fun and Profit, they use their trademark humor to share some of the very practical secrets to their success. 

Today's Banter Topics:

- Newscorp phone-hacking scandal at the UK "News of the World" tabloid publication
- Paramount gets into the animation game and severs its distribution deal with Dreamworks Animation. What's next for DWA?



Banner image of (L-R) Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon: Larry Hirshowitz



Kim Masters