Marc Freeman, Principal, Shikellamy High School, on the Alumni Wall of Distinction coming to Shikellamy High School. We’ll discuss the work of a committee, the process of selecting distinguished graduates, and nominating past graduates. We’ll discuss their goal of honoring graduates who may provide inspiration for current students,
"Modern Family...an oral history" author Marc Freeman
Imagine having full reign of the cast, creators, producers, engineers, writers, and more, of one the most successful television comedies of the past decade. Marc Freeman had a chance to interview the participates of "Modern Family" and got the behind the scene scoop on how this show came to be, it's success and the sad day it all came to an end in April after 11 years on the air. This oral history from all the members of the show is a fantastic read. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Friday Morning Coffee: Marc Freeman, Author of Modern Family: The Untold Oral History of One of Television's Groundbreaking Sitcoms
Author and journalism Marc Freeman joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his latest book, Modern Family: The Untold Oral History of One of Television's Groundbreaking Sitcoms. The pair chat about the show's innovative (and necessary) writing room structure, Ty Burrell's odyssey to landing the role of Phil Dunphy, Fizbo's origin story, and why this sitcom might be the last of its kind. Caitlin Malcuit also talks about a racial justice committee meeting she attended in North Reading, Mass. To learn more about Marc Freeman, read his work for The Hollywood Reporter and Vanity Fair. Today's Friday Morning Coffee is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.
MODERN FAMILY: THE UNTOLD ORAL HISTORY OF ONE OF TELEVISION'S GROUNDBREAKING SITCOMS by Marc Freeman
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MODERN FAMILY: THE UNTOLD ORAL HISTORY OF ONE OF TELEVISION'S GROUNDBREAKING SITCOMS by Marc Freeman An oral history, with the full participation of cast and crew, of one of the most popular sitcoms in television history. Since premiering in 2009, the groundbreaking television sitcom Modern Family has garnered tens of millions of devoted fans, earning 75 Emmy nominations and 22 Emmy Awards, including five in a row for Outstanding Comedy Series (one of only two sitcoms to ever achieve that feat). Professors have written about it. Psychologists have lectured on it. Leading publications, such as The New York Times and Washington Post, have explained their love for it. With funny, heartfelt and relatable stories about family, Modern Family has gained a worldwide following of hundreds of millions of viewers in countries as diverse as England, Israel, The Netherlands, Germany, and South Africa. As much as people love the show, few know the stories behind it. How did a kernel of an idea by Emmy-winning writers Steve Levitan and Chris Lloyd morph into a television juggernaut? Where did they find the cast? How did they come up with story ideas and film favorite episodes? What went on behind the scenes? Up until now, there have been individual stories and interviews about the show, but nothing comprehensive that captures the complete story of the series. Marc Freeman's Modern Family: The Untold Oral History of One of Television's Groundbreaking Sitcoms is the only major book ever written that explores this show as told by those who created it. More than seventy people, including the entire cast, crew, and creators, detail the full history of this iconic sitcom. The cast recalls their memories of the trials and tribulations of casting. They share their impressions from the first table read through the last light turning out. Writers, directors, and performers walk readers through storylines, production and favorite episodes. Guest stars such as Elizabeth Banks, Josh Gad, Adam Devine, Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane recall their appearances on the show while others recount their experiences working with Kevin Hart, Barbara Streisand, Ed Norton and more. Readers get to go behind the scenes and experience the show like never before, including personal photos. They’ll also discover the never-told fallout and divorce of the two showrunners, making the show two separate series blended into one. Even people unfamiliar with the show will gain deep insight into what it takes to put a series on television. Typically, oral histories come out as retrospectives, based entirely on recall. This one will have the benefit of having the ending occur in real-time. From script development to final season (the 11th season will be the show's last) readers will get a glimpse of the cast’s relationships with each other and the emotions attached to saying goodbye to the best and longest-running workplace many of them expect to ever experience. Much like the series itself, this book shares a story of family, of conflict and collaboration, that went into this timeless, groundbreaking series. About the Author MARC FREEMAN is a freelance writer for publications including Vanity Fair, The Hollywood Reporter, and Slate. He has written a series of critically acclaimed oral histories on many groundbreaking television shows, including M*A*S*H, Frasier, Cheers, and The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. https://www.amazon.com/Modern-Family-History-Televisions-Groundbreaking-ebook/dp/B082RRCKXM http://www.bluefunkbroadcasting.com/root/twia/mfreeman1.mp3
Modern Family is one of those shows. If you haven't seen it, you've heard of it, and you're also weird. The good news is now's a better time than ever to start, on account of leaving your house being a bad idea. Also because Marc just wrote a book on its history. Yes, a television show has a history. It was on the air for quite some time. Modern Family: The Untold Oral History of One of Television's Groundbreaking Sitcoms - amzn.to/3eMbfqL
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Hosted by Nick & Elizabeth After 11 years of production, the cast of Modern Family has said goodbye and they've left us with this amazing tell all book that will answer all of your burning questions about this remarkable television series. The author of the book, Marc Freeman, joins us to spill the dirt on the book written and tell stories you've never heard before! Support Fancounters with a 5 star review on your favorite podcast app! www.twitter.com/fancounterslive www.facebook.com/groups/sharpienation www.patreon.com/fancounters
Jeff & Ryan welcome Marc Freeman to MASH Matters. Marc wrote the excellent oral history of MASH for The Hollywood Reporter that went viral in early 2018. Topics include practical jokes on the set, Jeff’s crossed eyes, a visit from President Ford, and how it feels to be welcomed into the MASH family. Plus, you’ll never guess which Hollywood icon gave Marc his first swimming lesson… Visit our website: www.mashmatterspodcast.com Like MASH Matters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mashmatterspodcast Follow MASH Matters on Twitter - https://twitter.com/mashmatters Email questions, comments, show ideas, and more to MashMattersPodcast@gmail.com Call and leave a voicemail at 513-436-4077 Subscribe to MASH Matters on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. And please leave us a five-star review!
This week, Marc Freeman talks to us about falling in love with biology, eating injured axons, and more!Marc Freeman is an assistant professor of neurobiology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.