March 16, 2016
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Sympathy for the Devil.

Who doesn’t love a bad guy? At least a good bad guy. And by good, I mean really bad. But not necessarily bad in an outright […]
March 9, 2016

Location is Everything.

“There’s a new draft in of Die Hard 2,” lamented producer Lloyd Levin over the phone. “Really?” I replied. “That was fast.” “De Souza is that […]
March 2, 2016

She Said; She Said.

There’s a producer who recently began tweeting under the name @femscriptintros. His or her posts consist of the descriptive introductions of lead female characters in the […]
February 24, 2016

Questions… And Answers from Scott Frank.

I’m not being lazy this week. I just thought for a change of pace I’d class up the joint and serve a guest blog from good […]
February 17, 2016

The Writer v. O.J. Simpson.

It’s all flooding back. Not for me alone. But for the entire nation and beyond as FX gives us another weekly hour of the very excellent […]
February 10, 2016

Pace or Play.

This is a love letter to a thing called pace. Believing in it. Letting it be your guide. I’m talking about having a flat-out affair with […]
February 3, 2016

What Happens in Calabasas, Part 2.

Again, this disclaimer. This post contains porn actresses and golf. Be warned. If either offends you, turn back now. We’d played the charity golf tourney, scored […]
January 27, 2016

What Happens in Calabasas, Part 1.

Warning: The following blog post contains both porn actresses and golf. If either porn actresses or golf offends you, I strongly suggest you stop reading now. […]
January 20, 2016

One-Fingered Gesture, Part 2.

  In retrospect, it might’ve been the slightest official revision I’d ever penned: a single line of dialogue accompanied by a line of action containing a […]
January 13, 2016

One-Fingered Gesture, Part 1.

First of all, let’s start this one by getting your mind out of the gutter. We have four fingers and only one of them is reserved […]