We were the guys on the other side. It was hilarious.
Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan - a Mount Rushmore of incompetence.
I rewrote it and I took all your notes. Read it again, that kind of persistence paid off.
And it was a huge emotional thing to leave the law and become unemployed - to be a student again.
Being a lawyer in New York sucks because you're working eighty, sometimes a hundred hours a week.
Your relationship with an agent has got to be mutually beneficial. If you can't help their careers, then they're not going to be interested.
I started writing this feature comedy in New York - a Chris Farley vehicle. The script was decent. When I got to LA, I met some new friends in film school and had them read my script and give me notes.
The whole idea of doing the Hollywood thing never even occurred to me. When you grow up on the East coast, Hollywood seems like this fantasy land and you don't think that people can actually make a living there.