Apr 8, 2022
On today's episode, I talk to TV writer Dan Erickson.
Originally from Olympia, Washington, Dan earned a Masters in
Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School before moving to LA where
he worked a number of day jobs and journeyman writing jobs for
places like Super Deluxe and things like Spike’s Lip Sync Battle
Pre-Show. In 2016, his hourlong pilot, Severance, became the first
TV script ever included on The Bloodlist, an industry list of the
best unproduced scripts. This led to a meeting with Ben Stiller's
production company, and eventually the show Severance, which is
easily one of the best of the last decade. Its first season on
Apple TV+ is just wrapping up, and it's already been renewed for a
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