Old School has humongous laughs all the way through it.
Kerri and I met at theatre camp when were 16 years old, which is pretty lame. The rest of us met when we founded the State at New York University in 1988. Most of our adult lives have been spent bickering with these people.
Writing studio movies is the best job in the world... it's awesome.
Yes, I am complimented on my work in Kids in the Hall once or twice a week. It's a nice feeling.
You hate to see yourself do one draft of a script and then have somebody else come back in and change what you've done.
All studio movies are the middle of the Bell curve. The only way to do something is to do it yourself. And the only way to do that is to not take any money from anyone or take as little money as possible from anyone and that's it.
Don't write something that is your passion project because all it will do is get the passion stomped out of you.
I was on the speech team, we called it forensics.
If you're a studio writer, the funny better be on the page.
It's such a great thing to work with people and not have a plan.
Nobody in Hollywood ever sets out to make a bad movie ever but about 99% of the time, that's what happens.
Our reward for Starsky and Hutch was getting to write The Six Million Dollar Man for Todd.
The first record I bought with my own money was Rio.
The more people's money you take to do something, the more inputs you get.
The only guaranteed way to make something not very funny is to make it vague.
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