Classic Conversations

Pop culture influencers, TV stars, film actors, comedians, and musicians share inspirational stories about the road to success. Insightful conversations that are part comedy/part drama and always entertaining! With your host, described as “The Midwest Lounge Letterman,” Jeff Dwoskin.


episode 162: Bruce Ferber talks Home Improvement, The Beatles, and Why He Buried Paul

Learn how a penny saver coupon changed the creative direction of Bruce Ferber from Home Improvement showrunner to novelist. We also talk a lot about the Beatles! 

Bruce Ferber is an Emmy-nominated television writer and producer and was the showrunner of Home Improvement and Sabrina the Teenage Witch. 

My guest, Bruce Ferber and I discuss:

  • Being showrunner of Home Improvement and Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  • His first writing job - writing 2 scripts for Bosum Buddies
  • Working as a writer on Gung Ho and House Calls
  • Some great Tim Allen and Home Improvement stories. 
  • The Santa Claus effect on Home Improvement
  • Expanding the storytelling process on Home Improvement to ensure long time success
  • Bruce's long-lost role as 'man' in the season finale of Home Improvement
  • Bruce's 3 past books Elevating Overman, The Way We Work, and Cascade Falls
  • Bruce's new book: I Buried Paul - a love letter to music, the Beatles, and the creative process
  • Beatle Tribute Bands
  • The importance of Beatle songs in our lives

You're going to love my conversation with Bruce Ferber! 

Our Guest, Bruce Ferber

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  • Bruce on Instagram

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 2022-09-05  51m