I've always kind of ripped from real life to some degree or at least how I'm feeling in the moment. In fact, maybe that's really it. In anything I've ever written, all the characters sound like me, which I don't think is a bad thing.
Truth? The latter. But the nice part: the money spends either way.
Long time no see. I only pray the caliber of your questions has improved.
The writer crafts their ideal world. In my world, everyone has really long conversations or just picks apart pop culture to death and everyone talks in monologue.
I know what it feels like to carry a lot of weight in a society that's very image-conscious. It's a thin person's world, and we try to navigate within it without being made fun of.
I always wanted to see if I could sell a movie to the public without doing any marketing because my philosophy was like, hey man, I'm reaching my audience everyday. I'm twittering with them. I'm in direct contact with them on the podcast.
Don't get me wrong, I love Schindler's List, but it's not like Hey, man, let's get loaded and watch Schindler's List. - SModcast 4: Can I get a (Masturbatory) Witness
A science fiction movie? I don't know. I think I have made one already... Chasing Amy. Because you go ask any lesbian, that'll never happen. Even if, and probably especially because, the dude is Ben fucking Affleck.
NJ is saying We love dirty oral on the Down Low, but no going steady.
It's too expensive, that's the thing nobody wants to talk about. It is too expensive to make movies. That's not true, it is too expensive to market movies. Making movies is not.
It's taken me 15 years to step behind a camera and make something everyone agrees looks like a movie.
It's like a dream come true. When somebody is paying you to talk about yourself, you've won.
Anyone who knows me will tell you that I would never read a comic book. Which, to me, explains fucking Batman.
Americans tend to celebrate even the most mediocre or basic accomplishments... It's like weddings to me. Why is that a big deal?... Why do you have to have a big shindig where you're, like, Look, we're doing it and everybody applauds and throws shit in your face. - SModcast 1: Fisting Flipper