Stephen has written for a dozen television shows, including Roseanne and Spin City. He was the Executive Producer and head writer of the acclaimed series Dead Like Me on Showtime. He has written television pilots for CBS, NBC, Fox, ABC, FX, TNT and USA. He was nominated for a Writers Guild Award for Best Original Television Movie for his film “Charlotte,” part of the film anthology Five on Lifetime. He is adapting Walker Percy’s celebrated novel “The Moviegoer,” winner of the 1962 National Book Award for Fiction, as a screenplay for the film producer Cary Brokaw and Sony/TriStar.

 

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Phil Stutz

Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche 

Active Love: a tool to break free of 'the maze', from the book, The Tools by Phil Stutz and Barry Michels

Earlier in the show, Denis mentioned Albert Ellis' take on intellectual (and sexual) fascismThe Minimalists, and Disney's 1958 wildlife film about lemmings. Snopes says Disney got lemmings wrong.