The Red Pen of Doom

Conventional wisdom about writing is conventionally wrong.

BE KIND REWIND: A History of Sweded Film

Be Kind Rewind (2008) was written and directed by French filmmaker Michel Gondry. It’s a movie about the dawn of the DVD and a VHS video rental employee’s attempt to thwart off the digital … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 5 Comments

Writing secret: Light as air, strong as whiskey, cheap as dirt

Those nine words are magic. And those words help sell 5.842 gazillion miles of barbed wire back in the late 1800s, when the West was still wild and there weren’t … Continue reading

October 10, 2011 · 79 Comments