It’s been a long time since the heyday of The Cosby Show, and my participation as a writer and producer -- and so I found it curious recently that two magazine articles appeared within weeks of each other focusing on the writing of the show.
Most writers have felt it -- “they love my work” -- “they hate it” -- “they’re going to produce it” -- “they killed it” -- learning to live with the ups and downs of acceptance and rejection is a major obstacle that most writers need to conquer...
Words, words, more words -- we’re bombarded constantly -- words in books, blogs, newspapers -- more words in magazines, mail, business reports -- on Facebook, on billboards, on benches --
I just joined the famous web encyclopedia -- therefore I am -- this certainly is a momentous day -- until now I’ve existed only in the minds of a handful of people who’ve met me --
For years I wrote and produced in Hollywood -- every network, every studio many times over -- contributed to one of the biggest hits in the history of television -- worked with iconic superstars, famous directors, masterful technicians --
Well, maybe not the Louvre -- yet -- but you can find this bright red fire hydrant made from a log at Gary Kott’s Creative Warehouse --
I tell this story in detail in the Sculpture section of Gary Kott's Creative Warehouse -- I'm not going to try to shorten it here -- I'll wreck it --
Nobody loved theatre more than my good, departed friend -- Tad Mosel wrote plays, taught plays, dreamed plays --
Here's a tip for anyone who's ever walked into a SoHo art gallery, found a painting that would look perfect in their apartment or summer house, then glanced at the price tag and went, "gulp" --
I'm not used to this -- I'm a Hollywood scriptwriter -- when I write and produce for TV I know where and when my shows are going on the air -- 8 PM or 9 PM -- Monday night or Friday --