This Friday, June 10th, the Library Foundation’s sixth episode of “The Writer’s Cut” returns to the stage with one of today’s most captivating apocalyptic television trailblazers. Damon Lindelof, creator, executive producer, and showrunner for HBO’s The Leftovers, and creator/showrunner of Lost, will go behind-the-scenes of his otherworldly shows. Lindelof will be in conversation with writer/journalist Joel Stein, who is best known for his hilarious weekly commentary,The Awesome Column inTIME Magazine. Before the pair team up to discuss influences, writing processes, and the comedy behind Lindelof’s dark subject matters, here are a few interesting watches to get you ready for the upcoming program.
On the Verge: Damon Lindelof talks about his time writing and producing Lost, the polarizing ending, and the show’s legacy.
Produced by School of Film and Television, Loyola Marymount University: The Hollywood Masters: Damon Lindelof on Depression
And in case you haven’t seen it, The Leftovers trailer, Season One.
Craig Ferguson’s Late Late Show with Joel Stein
Joel Stein on CONAN discussing the birth of his son.