May 11, 2016

Prince and Me.

After the very recent and tragic loss of Prince, I was moved by a powerful Facebook post penned by my friend and neighbor Annie Guidice. In […]
May 4, 2016

Baaad Dialogue.

Yeah. This post is about lousy dialogue. You know it when you hear it, see it, read it, sound it out on your own tongue, and […]
April 27, 2016

It’s My Pity Party.

Though I write from the love of what I’m writing—be it book, blog, or movie—it’s always with a slightly heavy load. And that would be the […]
April 20, 2016

Con Job, Part 5.

My adored French friend and film director (with whom I was developing a French film about famed French con man, Christophe Rocancourt) was asking me to […]
April 13, 2016

Con Job, Part 4.

After all my research, including a week with Christophe Rocancourt in Paris, I’d learned only one thing for absolute certainty; the con man maintained a tenuous […]
April 6, 2016

Con Job, Part 3.

All grinning aside, a stare down from famed con man, Christophe Rocancourt, was nothing short of unpleasant. (For more context, read Con Job, Part 1 and […]
March 30, 2016

Con Job, Part 2.

After flying some six-thousand miles and going thirty-six hours without a lick of sleep, I’d just told famed con man, Christophe Rocancourt, that he was full […]
March 23, 2016

Con Job, Part 1.

“I’m in!” I said with unreserved relish. “Can’t wait to start.” What I was so damned excited about was—of course—an opportunity to write something that was, […]
March 16, 2016

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 […]