If there’s a single word of advice I would offer anyone thinking of becoming a writer for film and/or television, it would be: “Don’t”. Don’t do it. Spare yourself the aggravation. The endless waiting. The incessant disappointments. The interminable meetings that never seem to reach a consensus, even when it appears as though consensus has been reached. The nonsensical, often contradictory notes. The long days and even longer nights spent working on your script, be it on your laptop, when you’re driving, or while you’re lying in bed. Seriously. There are far more respectable and satisfying ways to make a living. Bee wrangler comes to mind.
Hey! Guess who Akemi and I had dinner with last night? THESE guys –
Yes! Our friend Carl Binder is back in town and so, last night, we got together for a terrific meal at Campagnolo Restaurant. Among the evening’s culinary highlights:
Today’s blog entry is dedicated to birthday boy Ivon Bartok!