I was excited at the notion that a person who was connected to the late John Hughes reading my screenplay that is about John Hughes. But here is the thing about my screenplay: it sucks. It does. You are not required to be nice in the comments. Over the past five years, I have fallen… Continue reading Screenplays and Books and Wet Dreams
July was full of Universal things, bizarre happenings, and stuff I honestly can't explain. If you had told me that my bird would go missing and one of the cast members of The Breakfast Club would email me, I would have yelled, YOU ARE SHITTING ME. In the middle of July, I purchased this book… Continue reading Thirty-One Universal Things
The inspiration for this post started with this video: Hey, guess what? There were some really good things that happened last year, believe it or not. But I bet you didn't see a lot these stories because bad outweighs good. I'm really tired of people sharing bad shit. I mean, I get it… Continue reading Searching for the Good
Every year-ish, I try to create a blog post centered around the year we are leaving as it pertained to my blog. But posts like that have always felt a little hollow to me. I mean, I could talk about my blog all the damn day ( I write a blog, remember??), but I… Continue reading How People Found My Blog in 2018
Wanna hear something sad? Well sad for me, maybe not for you. I haven't written a post about John Hughes since last September. I know. Oh sure, I wrote about breaking and entering The Breakfast Club High School in April, I threw in the screenplay posts here and there, then I defended him against an article Molly Ringwald… Continue reading Remember When I Used to Write About John Hughes?
I made a tough decision earlier this week. Well tough for me, probably not so tough for most of you. I'm no longer sharing my screenplay to the blog. First, I want to clarify that I did not stop sharing because of an essay that Molly Ringwald wrote for The New Yorker. I've toyed with… Continue reading Screenplays Don’t Write Themselves