Category Archives: writing

Oh You Roue

‎ “The only horrible thing in the world is ennui, Dorian. That is the one sin for which there is no forgiveness.” Lord Henry Wotton explains to a young Dorian Gray in Oscar Wilde’s PORTRAIT OF DORIAN GRAY

HANG UP Tagline

The other afternoon at a 8th Street bar I was drinking with several friends discussing the reasons for my movie script not having found a home. “BET ON CRAZY has it all, a diamond heist, love, violence.” “Yes, but that doesn’t says anything.” Jason came from Malibu. He had movie star friends. He had helped […]

EVERYDAY DRINKING by Kingsley Amis

Not everyone is cut out to be a drinker. It’s an exacting devotion. Appreciation and dedication are not to be found at TGIFs or mall beer joints, unless the serious drinker has no other choice, since everyone knows that drinking alone is a serious indication of alcoholism. As long as there’s one other living person […]

On Writing – Patrick Dennis

“I always start writing with a clean piece of paper and a dirty mind.” – Patrick Dennis, author of AUNTIE MAME.

Atheism – Kingsley Amis

“Yevgeny Yevtushenko: ‘You atheist?’ “Kingsley Amis: ‘Well, yes, but it’s more that I hate him.” ― Kingsley Amis Foto for gratuitous titillation by Ali Formenti