Permanent Midnight: A Memoir
Now a motion picture starring Ben Stiller, this is the autobiography of Jerry Stahl, a former television writer. Stahl was an aspiring fiction writer who arrives in L.A. and lands a job penning what he considers to be crappy but lucrative TV scripts, and descends into quasi-functional heroin addiction. Available now.
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Review: Permanent MidnightUser Review - Chris - Goodreads
An interview I once read asked Ira Glass for his thoughts on people who would try to pitch him stories for "This American Life" unsolicited. He replied that the worst thing isn't people whose stories ... Read full review
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Jerry Stahl was a hotshot TV writer so talented (and maddeningly conscious of the fact) that he deluded himself into believing he could coast through a Hollywood career devoting ten minutes of his ... Read full review