the delicate skin

Seventeen months ago, a pair of cool producers optioned the delicate skin. There was a fair amount of sernedipity involved. I had just posted it over at when one of those producers happened to stumble upon it. Hers was the script’s very first review, and it glowed. This amazed me at the time, because […]

hopkin redux

In case anyone’s been wondering, boingboing has picked up on the Hopkin meme. They provide a link to this story, in which a curious journalist explores the source of the msyterious note. It turns out that the author of the note is a sixteen year old boy with autism who has, alas, forgotten all about […]

wicked west

Mark sends me an email two days ago (Mark Smith, not co-worker Mark) whose subject reads, “Oh Shit!” The body of the note is simply this link. See, this is the problem trying to get working in this business. You can work for years on something, do a good job, turn out a great script, […]

philly phame

So I talk with Nena Eskridge today. She’s one of the two amazing Philly-based producers who optioned the delicate skin (the script that’s kind-of sort-of about the Black Dahlia) back in August. As always, the conversation is long and leisurely. She’s a warm and talkative person, and our meanderings tend to run the gamut from […]