Riding the A List

Barton Fink

In 1997 the organizers of a conference called Selling To Hollywood invited me to be on that year’s writing panel, The Road To Success. To pick up the honorarium, it was expected that I actually appear at hotel in the Valley where conferees from all over the country had paid for a weekend of hearing from A List producers, directors, agents, lawyers and the likes of me. The occasion called for clean underwear.

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The Gospel According to Johnny Carson


I call it a revelation, how the former host of The Tonight Show put the bible in perspective for me. At the time I was ignorant of Johnny Carson being anything but a comedian. The only bible I had laid a hand on was in court. I was innocent, I swear, but justice running amuck is a different story.
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