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This page is dedicated to Scott Ryan’s writing.

1.  thirtysomething at thirty: an oral history

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thirtysomething at thirty: an oral history was released by Bear Manor Media on June 7th in hard back and soft back. Scott interviewed all the main cast and writers as well as producers, directors and guest actors of the 1987 series, thirtysomething. This book also contains never before released photos as well as the script to the final episode that was never filmed, due to a law suit. Scott combines all the interviews into one episode guide where you can hear the story of thirtysomething from the talented people who created it. With a Foreword by Ann Lewis Hamilton, an Afterword by Joseph Dougherty, an essay by Peter Horton (Gary) and interviews with Ed Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Ken Olin, Timothy Busfield, Melanie Mayron, Peter Horton, Polly Draper, Patricia Wettig, Scott Winant, Paul Haggis, Winnie Holzman, Richard Kramer, Dana Delany and many more.

Pre-order a SIGNED Hard copy, personalized by Scott Ryan.

 

2. Scott Luck Stories

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Scott Ryan’s debut collection of 20 short stories explores the author’s own everyday misadventures of living in modern day America. From the trials and tribulations of corporate office jobs to parenting, Scott Luck Stories will leave the reader laughing out loud while following Ryan’s hilarious and offbeat insights into life’s unpredictable and absurd twists of fate. Based on the podcast of the same name, Scott Luck Stories have been rewritten for publication and deliver comedy gold while revealing a more poignant undercurrent that delves into the nature of family, relationships, and how we choose to live our lives.

Readers will find delight in this short story collection’s sage advice, whether it comes from a fast food chain or the bottom of a dirty diaper, inspiring them to see the upside of just about any situation be it a traffic jam or a job interview from hell. Contemporary and straightforward in tone, Scott Luck Stories are tales we can all relate to, yet it takes a gifted storyteller to reveal the humor that life’s worst and best moments deliver 365 days a year.

This e-book is on sale on Amazon.com.

3. The Blue Rose Magazine

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Scott is the managing editor as well as a writer for The Blue Rose. This magazine is released every 4 months and covers the Showtime series, Twin Peaks. Interviews with the creators, cast and crew of the David Lynch and Mark Frost’s series. Reviews, commentary and essays abound in this full color publication.  It can be purchased digitally from Amazon and iTunes or in hard copy form from bluerosemag.com 

4. The Last Days Of Letterman

Coming in 2018 Scott will publish the look at the Late Show with David Letterman. The book will focus on the last 6 weeks of The Late Show and the episodes that let Hollywood, politicians and fans say goodbye to David Letterman after over 30 years on late night television. The book will feature interviews from the producers, writers and directors of The Late Show as well as a recap of the last 28 episodes. Like the Facebook Page for more Information.

 

 

Director

This page is dedicated to Scott Ryan’s Directing

  1. A Voyage To Twin Peaks, 2016

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Scott is the director of the documentary, A Voyage To Twin Peaks. The 30 minute documentary is a look at 25th anniversary Twin Peaks Festival. Set locations, cast interviews and a look at why the fans are still loving this series today. This movie debuted at the Great Southern Twin Peaks festival in 2016. It also played in Seattle and London, England. It streams on Amazon.com.

Watch the Trailer:

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The Red Room Podcast travels to the twenty-fifth anniversary Twin Peaks Festival with a look at the David Lynch / Mark Frost 1990 series, “Twin Peaks.” Hear the cast discuss the series, see the original filming locations, and watch fans get wrapped in plastic at the 2015 festival. This film captures the last public appearance of the Log Lady, Catherine Coulson. -Directed by Scott Ryan, 2016.

2. Meet Abby, 2013

Abby Credit is realizing she is spending more time plugged into Facebook, phones and Laptops than she is to the human race. She is watching her sister fall in love, her job be threatened and is struggling with the call of medication to get her through. Meet Abby is a comic look at how we are all alone the more we connect online. If you are sick of super hero movies, this “talk” movie is for you.

Stream Meet Abby on Amazon Prime.

3. Coming Soon, a Sequel to A Voyage To Twin Peaks which looks at the UK Festival as well as a Los Angeles Meet up. Coming in 2017.

thirtysomething Podcast Episodes

Carolyn Hendler & Scott Ryan set out to interview all the cast and crew of the Edward Zwick & Marshall Herskovitz television series thirtysomething.  You can also go to iTunes. Also please help us spread the word so if you can share our Facebook page or this page that would be kind of you.

Scott has also written a book about thirtysomething here is the Promo for the new book.

Order the book, thirtysomething at thirty. SIGNED by the author.

This show was one of a kind and we are not going to let it slip into television history without comment. We are just beginning and won’t rest until all have had their say. So put Ethan and Brittany to bed, turn on the answering machine so Miles can’t call you and enjoy our walk down Bedford Falls Lane.

Intro Episode: Carolyn & Scott set the concept for the podcast in a short 15 minute preview of the podcast.

Episode: Writer Richard Kramer – I’ll Be Home For Christmas, Strangers, Be A Good Girl, Happy New Year.

Episode: Writer Joseph Dougherty – Michael Writes a Story, The Go Between, Competition, The Distance.

Episode: Actress Polly Draper: played Ellyn Warren

Episode: Actress Melanie Mayron: played Melissa Steadman

Episode: Writer Winnie Holzman – I’m Nobody Who Are You, Life Class, The Guilty Party

Episode:  Actor Timothy Busfield Interview: played Elliot Weston

Episode: Creator Marshall Herskovitz

Episode: Actor/Director Peter Horton: Played Gary Shepherd

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Episode: The Fan Show – Fans talk about thirtysomething

Episode: Corey Parker – played Lee Owens

Episode: Patrcia Kalmeber – played Susannah Hart-Shepherd


 

Episode 14: Fighting The Cold with Joseph Dougherty

Episode: Second Look with Ann Lewis Hamilton

 

Episode: thirtysomething at thirty author, Scott Ryan

Episode: Ken Olin  played Michael Steadman

Episode: The final episode of the podcast


 

If you have forgotten about the show, start watching again. You can pick up the DVDS here.

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thirtysomething Podcast interviews Author

Recently Stacy Wessel interviewed Scott Ryan about his new book, thirtysomething at thirty. You can listen to that interview below. They talk about their love thirtysomething, Scott’s experience talking with the cast and some of the extras that are in the book. You can order the book by clicking here.

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Watch the Trailer for the Book

Order thirtysomething at thirty: an oral history

thirtysomething at thirty: an oral history was released by Bear Manor Media on June 7th. Author Scott Ryan interviewed all the main cast and writers as well as a handful of the producers, directors and guest actors of the 1987 series, thirtysomething.

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