When my pal Mark Evanier has a piece on his website that falls under the heading of "Tales of..." it generally something you should put aside some time to read. Today he has a "Tales of Something or Other" that doesn't exactly fit under his normal umbrellas, but it's a particular gem.
It's a wonderful article about life as a writer in Hollywood, and is pointed, gnawing and funny (most particularly a passage when he describes a couple of producers asking him what they think he, as a possible story editor for their show, can do with the already-shot footage they show him. But mostly, it has a twist ending worthy of an O'Henry short story. You can read the thing here.
Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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