Archive for March, 2014

if you’re a professional writer, eventually you’re going to get notes from a child.

As a writer, I’ve encountered all kinds of strange situations during development.  I’ve gotten notes on projects from executives, producers and directors that were arbitrary,…

getting high with Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton is in the seat directly in front of me.  I wasn’t sure it was her at first, as the slim, pretty blonde woman…

on insecurity, sort of

You never sound quite as smart as you want to sound.

on “sociopaths” and evil

The word “sociopath” gets tossed around a lot these days, and that makes sense to me. The idea of these wolves among sheep, these sharks…

The Wolf Of Wallstreet: Why is there a debate?

As far as I can tell, there is no need for any “debate” about Wolf Of Wallstreet.

A List Of Every Script I’ve Ever Written For Those Crazy Enough To Read It

One of my calling cards in interviews, and as a person, is having been ridiculously prolific.  As of right now, I’ve written approximately 71 feature…

A Few Thoughts On The State Of The Female Action/Fantasy Hero

from my ComicBookMovie interview found here: http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/nailbiter111/news/?a=90590#5Y3vt0kLDekV3ISi.99 CBM: You’ve mentioned in the past that your version of Wonder Woman would be the anti-50 Shades of Grey….

I wonder who will read this – me on writing, and los angeles

From a lifetime spent driving around Los Angeles, I could not name you the location of one baseball diamond.  Not even vaguelly, as in “oh,…

Two quick storytelling tips regarding villains

Here’s two fun, very customizable ways to make your villains a liiittle more hateable. Make us watch them forgive themselves for horrible acts.  One of…

on self awareness

My hip aches.  I can’t sleep.  Sleep seems like a fun idea created by smarter people. I think honestly one of the scariest things to…