Dana King's Blog – August 2010 Archive (2)

Why Movies Suck

(Also posted at One Bite at a Time)

Here's a tidbit from the Trivia page of IMDB's entry for the movie Get Shorty:

MGM didn't want to extensively use Elmore Leonard-inspired dialogue in the

film, and pushed Barry Sonnenfeld and Scott Frank to make many passages

more generic than the book's, but once John Travolta signed on to… Continue

Added by Dana King on August 18, 2010 at 11:26am — 1 Comment

Summer Reading

My summer hiatus has extended into all realms of writing, including passing along recommendations. Not that what appears in this blog will make or break a book, but making even one person

aware of a good book is worth the time, since the publishers sure as hell aren’t

going to do it.…


Added by Dana King on August 2, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments

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