Table Reads

Two assholes read screenplays that never made it to the big screen. Some of these screenplays were works by these two and some are professional works that just never made it.
 
The one unifying characteristic of all of these scripts is that they're BAD. As such, this podcast is about more than just reading scripts, these two brave microphone jockeys also tirelessly mock the things they read, often with the help of their friends.

Hosted by: Trevor Thompson • Shawn McBee

Produced by: Trevor Thompson


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Table Reads ep. 13 - BTTF First Draft, Part 3

Released on Tuesday, June 14th 2016 @ 7:00AM

Hey, did you know that Back to the Future was originally written in 1981, featured a refrigerator-based time machine, an organ grinder monkey named Shemp and a bonkers ending? It stalled out for a few years before being rewritten as the movie we all know and love but we wanted to explore what might have been, if only someone had jumped at that original draft. This is our first foray into material outside our own body of work and we had a LOT of fun with it! Unlike what we’ve done so far, there’s no way to call this script awful, but working through the differences between this and the Back to the Future we know is a blast. Being a feature, it’s split into a few episodes. This is Part 3. Enjoy.

 

Table Reads ep. 12 - BTTF First Draft, Part 2

Released on Tuesday, June 7th 2016 @ 7:00AM

Hey, did you know that Back to the Future was originally written in 1981, featured a refrigerator-based time machine, an organ grinder monkey named Shemp and a bonkers ending? It stalled out for a few years before being rewritten as the movie we all know and love but we wanted to explore what might have been, if only someone had jumped at that original draft. This is our first foray into material outside our own body of work and we had a LOT of fun with it! Unlike what we’ve done so far, there’s no way to call this script awful, but working through the differences between this and the Back to the Future we know is a blast. Being a feature, it’s split into a few episodes. This is Part 2. Enjoy.

 

Table Reads ep. 11 - Back to the Future First Draft, Part 1

Released on Tuesday, May 31st 2016 @ 7:00AM

Hey, did you know that Back to the Future was originally written in 1981, featured a refrigerator-based time machine, an organ grinder monkey named Shemp and a bonkers ending? It stalled out for a few years before being rewritten as the movie we all know and love but we wanted to explore what might have been, if only someone had jumped at that original draft. This is our first foray into material outside our own body of work and we had a LOT of fun with it! Unlike what we’ve done so far, there’s no way to call this script awful, but working through the differences between this and the Back to the Future we know is a blast. Being a feature, we had to split this up into a few episodes. This is part 1. Enjoy.

 

Table Reads Supplemental - Our new website!

Released on Friday, May 27th 2016 @ 1:15PM

Just a quick update to let you know that we have a new site at tablereadspodcast.com

 

Table Reads ep. 10 - Ghostbusters, The Next Gen

Released on Wednesday, May 25th 2016 @ 2:59PM

After taking a prolonged hiatus to wrap up some projects, Table Reads is back with new episodes EVERY TUESDAY. (this one is a day late due to some technical difficulties, but from here on out, you can expect to be able to listen on your Tuesday morning commute, if you so wish!) In this episode, Shawn and Trevor dip back into the well to a collaborative effort from around the turn of the millennium: Their never-completed Ghostbusters Reboot! This one is a shorty, they got it all done in a single episode!

 

Table Reads ep. 09 - Urban Folktale Part 6

Released on Monday, January 11th 2016 @ 9:13PM

In our teen years, we wrote a short heist film that was later turned into a mopey teen angst NOT-Heist film.  THIS is that mopey teen-angst not-heist film. It was the first feature-length screenplay we ever wrote and, guys, it stinks. BUT, this is also the third draft. So imagine how bad the earlier two must have been, eh?Being a feature, we had to split this one up into a few episodes. This the LAST PART. Enjoy.

 

Table Reads ep. 08 - Urban Folktale Part 5

Released on Monday, December 21st 2015 @ 12:59PM

In our teen years, we wrote a short heist film that was later turned into a mopey teen angst NOT-Heist film.  THIS is that mopey teen-angst not-heist film. It was the first feature-length screenplay we ever wrote and, guys, it stinks. BUT, this is also the third draft. So imagine how bad the earlier two must have been, eh?Being a feature, we had to split this one up into a few episodes. This is part 5. Enjoy.

 

Table Reads ep. 07 - Urban Folktale Part 4

Released on Tuesday, December 15th 2015 @ 10:32PM

In our teen years, we wrote a short heist film that was later turned into a mopey teen angst NOT-Heist film.  THIS is that mopey teen-angst not-heist film. It was the first feature-length screenplay we ever wrote and, guys, it stinks. BUT, this is also the third draft. So imagine how bad the earlier two must have been, eh?Being a feature, we had to split this one up into a few episodes. This is part 4. Enjoy.

 

Table Reads ep. 06 - Urban Folktale Part 3

Released on Monday, December 7th 2015 @ 12:03AM

In our teen years, we wrote a short heist film that was later turned into a mopey teen angst NOT-Heist film.  THIS is that mopey teen-angst not-heist film. It was the first feature-length screenplay we ever wrote and, guys, it stinks. BUT, this is also the third draft. So imagine how bad the earlier two must have been, eh?Being a feature, we had to split this one up into a few episodes. This is part 3. Enjoy.

 

Table Reads ep. 05 - Urban Folktale Part 2

Released on Wednesday, November 25th 2015 @ 3:12AM

In our teen years, we wrote a short heist film that was later turned into a mopey teen angst NOT-Heist film.  THIS is that mopey teen-angst not-heist film. It was the first feature-length screenplay we ever wrote and, guys, it stinks. BUT, this is also the third draft. So imagine how bad the earlier two must have been, eh?Being a feature, we had to split this one up into a few episodes. This is part 2. Enjoy.

 

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