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DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Welcome to Dennis Anyone, a podcast about making things up and making things happen. I love to talk to creative types about what they do and how they do it. Hope you enjoy my conversations as much as I do. - Dennis H.

Mar 24, 2015

Dennis visits the Fox lot to chat with screenwriter Ron Nyswayer during his lunch break from the series "Homeland," which he is currently writing for.  Ron talks about his new documentary "She's the Best Thing In It" which is about Tony-winning actress and acting teacher Mary Louise Wilson. He also talks about the upcoming film "Freeheld," a feature film Ron wrote about a real life lesbian couple played by Julianne Moore and Ellen Page. Other topics include: the inspiration behind the famous "Philadelphia" opera scene, the impulse that brought him to TV and why he named his production company Blue Days Films after his harrowing and humorous addiction memoir "Blue Days Black Nights." Ron also answers the question, "Why do you write?", recalls being in the room when Goldie Hawn met Kurt Russell at a table read for "Swing Shift," talks about doing drag as an extra in "Soldiers Girl," reveals his most suprising fan, pees next to Clint Eastwood at the Oscars and shares what he knows now that he wishes he'd known when he was starting out.