MOVIE NIGHT – a blog by Author Phoef Sutton. Almost every week for the past ten (twenty?) years, my good friend Mark Jordan Legan and I have gotten together to watch movies. “Bad” movies? “Good” movies? “Cult” movies? “Weird” movies? Whatever you want to call them, it’s fine with me. We’re “film freaks.” We pride ourselves on unearthing the obscure and the wonderful. We were watching THE ROOM long before it became a cult hit. We love THREE DEV ADAM and THE VIY and MYSTICS OF BALI and ROBOT MONSTER and SH! THE OCTOPUS. If you haven’t seen these, track them down.
Posts Tagged: TV Comedy
What is the “Writers’ Room?” It is the room where the writers of a television show work, live and write as a unit. In multi-camera comedy especially, it is a weird and wonderful place – the location of the “brain” of a TV show. To put it in STAR TREK terms, the Writers’ Room is the Bridge of a television production.
The other day I opened the mail and saw that I had received a certificate from the Writer’s Guild of America, congratulating me for being a writer on one of WGA’s 101 Best Written TV Series. CHEERS!
So, as I was saying… I moved to L.A. with my dear wife-to-be in the early ‘80s. I had a job (clerk in a Crown Book store on Pico Blvd.) and a temporary place to stay, with my girlfriend’s aunt and her husband. Who happened to be Don Knotts. DON KNOTTS Don Knotts. One of… Continue Reading DON KNOTTS: HOW I DIDN’T GET STARTED, PART II »