Episode 50: Josh Olson

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Bill speaks to writer/director, Trailers From Hell guru and podcaster Josh Olson about his many endeavors, from writing screenplays like the Oscar-nominated A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE and the audio drama BRONZEVILLE to co-hosting shows like The Movies That Made Me and The West Wing Thing. Topics include: Harlan Ellison, Werner Herzog and the German New Wave, NIGHT WATCH, Randy Frakes, landing professional opportunities through mistaken identity, MAD Magazine, Anthony Bourdain, screening UNFORGIVEN for David Cronenberg, The Cinefamily and whether or not people still approach him to read their scripts.

Watch Josh Olson on Trailers From Hell:

https://trailersfromhell.com/gurus/olson-josh/

Listen to The Movies That Made Me:

https://trailersfromhell.com/podcast/

Listen to Bronzeville:

http://bronzevilleseries.com/

Listen to The West Wing Thing:

https://westwingthing.libsyn.com/

Read “I Will Not Read Your Fucking Script”:

https://www.villagevoice.com/2009/09/09/i-will-not-read-your-fucking-script/

Watch Josh Olson on I Blame Dennis Hopper:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=An--XX-5o0Y

Hear Josh Olson on Pure Cinema Podcast:

http://www.nowplayingnetwork.net/purecinema/episode11

Buy DARK OF THE SUN, featuring an audio commentary by Josh Olson, Larry Karaszewski, Elric Kane and Brian Saur:

https://www.wbshop.com/products/dark-of-the-sun-bd

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James Laczkowski