No News Is Good News: Yemen

After being urged to look into the current headlines regarding the situation in Yemen, by a learned and knowledgeable friend, I discovered that Saudi Arabian jets were bombing Iran-backed rebel forces in Yemen. I hadn’t even known that Saudi Arabia even had an air force.   Shows what I know. I admit, it’s “news”, but is …

JODOROWSKY’S DUNE, or, Lessons In Attitude

The city’s most dynamite video rental shop gave me a free rental copy of JODOROWSKY’S DUNE, which I had no idea even existed. If, like me, you didn’t know, this guy Jodorowsky was an arthouse cinema phenomenon (THE HOLY MOUNTAIN) whose producer said, “Yes!,” to DUNE, bought the rights up (surprisingly cheap), and then paid …

Susan Klebold on Dylan Klebold

School shooters are compelling personalities; two of my screenplays feature them as main characters.  Just look at the storm of guessing the motivations and causes behind the Columbine shooting tragedy; people love to talk about and hear about school shooters. In my most recent script, “Z., or, Zombie High School Massacre”, in which a repentant …