Books and Books.
Here’s the list since I posted last. Doing a lot of Hollywood reading which is interesting but not very inspiring.
Heart of Darkness–Joseph Conrad
Unprotected: A Campus Psychiatrist Reveals How Political Correctness in Her Profession Endangers Every Student–Anonymous MD
The Road–Cormac McCarthy
Which Lie Did I Tell: Adventures in Screentrade–William Goldman
Hit and Run–Nancy Griffin
My War Gone By, I Miss It So–Anthony Loyd
Rickles Book–Don Rickles
Billion Dollar Kiss:The Kiss That Saved Dawson’s Creek and Other Adventures in TV Writing— Jeffrey Stepakoff
The Godfather–Mario Puzo
Unprotected is really cool if you’re at all interested in analyzing the current college generation.
What did you think of Moneyball? So many people completely misunderstand that book…
I thought it was spectacular. Not because of the tactics of Billy Beane, but because of the strategy. That is how masters tackle a situation: examine the rules and understand them, decide which ones can be broken, which ones are inefficient and exploit them.
How do people misunderstand it?