I wrote “The Straight Man.” A tough Italian mobster gets placed in witness protection on Fire Island. He’s forced to maintain his gay persona or risk getting iced by the mob.
Now I just have to polish it up. I’d love to go out with it after Labor Day. We have to move fast with the rumors of the writer’s strike. Everybody says there will be a buying frenzy in September.
Richie (Producer) and I cut out of town and drove north. Nothing restores my energy like getting out and seeing America.
We headed up to a friend’s house on a winery in Sonoma. It was fantastic. We also spent a few days in San Francisco, which is a great city.
These pictures are all from an afternoon in Big Sur.
I got a lot of writing done, and outlined The Last Hurrah’s trailer and making of. I also thought of a comedy called “The Straight Man.” I plan on writing it once I get settled back in Los Angeles.
I love Italian Cypress trees. So ancient and expressive.