LAX --> DFW
Going to Dallas for a few days. When I get back I’m doing set decoration for a short that Kenneth Branagh is in. We finish casting/begin fundraising for Destruction Party I finish my work at the ONE Archives. I get to focus on writing. All summer. Nothin’ but writing. I just now realized that.
Time to do some Library School shenanigans research. Oh yeeeeah girl, get your modified search on. I’m gonna read so many MARC tags I’ll forget that you can even GET your information in regular English writin’. What? Well, hell, maybe I did! Let’s see. I might be confused about the spelling of the one author that matters most to me. I am often stumbly and hit the...
“…Don’t worry about trying to climb your way up the comedy scene, just hold hands with your friends and you’ll all rise up like a balloon, laughing along the way.” - Tom Shillue This applies infinitely to making movies as well. Just hold hands with your friends, and you’ll all rise like a balloon.
So I got my Hesher press day invite, (I saw the movie months ago) and put in a single request: a 1:1 request to speak to Joseph G-L, but I realized that I am likely going to have to change my return flight from Texas in order to make it happen. I won’t know if I’m approved for a while, as the PR people sift through everything in order to judge who is the best use of their...
I think that Vanity Fair wants women to have dinner with this magazine. Just gonna put on a pair of very dark sunglasses and buy a copy with cash, creep on home and place it carefully in a desk drawer. Make a little food, put on some music and then place the magazine carefully on it’s own chair, the top of his head peaking out over the table. It should have been with the Hustlers and ...
Lisa Carver's Drugs Are Nice
This is an excerpt from her 2005 book Drugs are Nice, and it’s incredible. The craziest things happen between her and Bill Callahan.
As a joke, yesterday I sent the following logo to my Producer, prefacing it by saying that I had spent quite a bit of time on it and asked him to take a look. I said I really felt like it was in line with our aesthetic, and that I’d like to use it for all branding for the film. He didn’t get that I was joking and started to give me an “honest” critique. He hemmed and...