This week, we explore the Hollywood Black List as seen through the lens of Trumbo.

Zach on Film subreddit:


In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood’s top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.

Podcasts Mentioned in this Episode:
The Secret History of Hollywood: Hunting Witches with Walt Disney
You Must Remember This: The Blacklist Part 1
You Must Remember This: The Blacklist Part 2

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...


  1. Man I 2nd 3rd and 4th the You Must Remember This podcast. When I finally heard about it via Wil Wheaton’s blog, I went back and listened to all of them. It belongs next to the stuff you guys do – the podcasts I immediately listen to as soon as they pop out!

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