becoming obsessed with charlie kaufman

I just found a cool Charlie Kaufman interview. Here’s a clip in which he talks about getting his start by writing for sitcoms.

It’s brutal, and it’s not my personality, and I survived it. It’s very competitive, and you’re writing on really hard deadlines. And it was hard after a while. Before I got my first job, which was on “Get A Life” — I mean, immediately before that — I was answering telephones in an art museum in Minnesota. I remember when I went on the lot at “Get A Life,” I had a parking spot with my name on it, you know? [Laughs] It was wild. And I was driving this beat-up 1980 Jetta, which I’d driven from Minnesota, that had no air-conditioning. And it was all rusted out, because all cars from Minnesota are.

I had no idea that he wrote for “Get A Life.” How cool is that? He also wrote the screenplay for the upcoming film “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,” which I’ve mentioned here before.

If you want to read the entire interview, just click here.

This entry was posted in Other. Bookmark the permalink. Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


BUY LOCAL... or shop at Amazon through this link Banner Initiative Why am I here