Phil Hay /// Writing, RPGs, Baseball, and Sitting With Discomfort /// E024


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It is our pleasure to introduce Phil Hay and we do indeed cover writing, RPGs, baseball, and sitting with discomfort.

Phil is a screenwriter, producer, little league coach, and a pretty funny dude.  In this conversation, we cover a myriad of topics largely around understanding how Phil got into writing.  We dWhat experiences enabled him to write and the tools he uses to navigate life.  Among them we get into his thoughts and framework for managing conflicts, we talk about feelings and being men, how improv is helpful and more.

Some of the topics covered:

  • Why everyone should try improv

  • Managing Conflict

  • Checking ego

  • Accepting fault

  • RPGs – role-playing games

  • D&D – dungeons and dragons

  • Writing books and movies

  • Hollywood

  • Clash of the Titans

  • Ride Along

  • Trust

  • AEon Flux