SEPT | OCT 2013 VOL. 17 ISSUE 5 W ritten B y THE MAGAZINE OF THE WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA, WEST © Columns 10 Take five by lisa rosen oh, bless! Jerusha Hess gets into Austenland . 22 Tweet Smell of Success 14 THe JoB by ToM nolan Tom Epperson & Billy Bob Thornton take Jayne mansfield’s Car for a spin. By Louise Farr Tweens tweet rapturously about #PLL. Think the series is kids’ stuff? The interactive musings of I. Marlene King prove otherwise. 32 They Got Game By Lisa roseN Game of Thrones is no walk in the dark, thanks to David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, who follow the flight path of a three-eyed raven. 38 Bad Day at the Office By riCHarD sTayToN After six years and 62 episodes, Vince Gilligan reminisces with Glen Mazzara about Breaking Bad . 48 The Romantic By PauL BroWNFieLD An aficionado of heartbreak, Richard LaGravenese deplores romantic comedies. He has his reasons. 16 froM THe vaUlT by PaUlina Borsook You were warned: A prophetic essay revealed how the brave new cyberworld keeps us deeply confused. 20 filM liT by loUise farr It’s a unanimous decision when south African shawn slovo scripts African-American muhammad Ali’s championship match against the u.s. supreme Court. DEPARTmEnTs 2 FADE In 6 WRITERs’ Room 56 FADE ouT Cover portrait of I. Marlene King by Tom Keller. Contents image of Pretty Little Liars set by Ron Tammariello.