SUMMER 2014 VOL. 18 ISSUE 4 W ritten B y THE MAGAZINE OF THE WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA, WEST © COLUMNS 6 TRIBUTE BY DONNA KANTER Ben Starr battled to bring TV writers into the Guild, making today’s WGA possible. 30 The Reunion BY CRAIG MODDERNO First came 9/11. Next came 24 . Now the clock is on for the ninth season of Jack Bauer’s pursuit. Meet his minders. 42 Dreadfully Driven 10 TAKE FIVE BY LISA ROSEN This team keeps The Good Wife from going bad. BY DAVID GRITTEN With Penny Dreadful, John Logan finds new genres to conquer and old monsters to tame. 48 Dance the Orange 12 ESSAY BY CARTER COVINGTON Stay true to yourself while Faking It. BY PAUL BROWNFIELD Jenji Kohan is no wallflower quietly observing Orange Is the New Black . She’s running the show. 14 THE JOB BY GLEN MAZZARA Inspiring hope in the next generation of college graduates. 18 FILM LIT BY KEN LAZEBNIK A chapter from Hollywood Digs unveils F. Scott Fitzgerald’s down and dirty real estate. 20 NEXT BY CHARLES B. SLOCUM In 1990, our guy predicted the future of our digital world. In 2014, can he still see the future? Bet on it. 24 TOOLS BY SHEM BITTERMAN Finding a thin lane between bike riding and bicycle writing. DEPARTMENTS 2 FADE IN 56 FADE OUT Cover portrait of Howard Gordon by Tom Keller. Contents photograph by Shem Bitterman.