I really love idiot, enlightened characters - these characters who fail to engage with the drama of their immediate circumstances; they fail to be reactive and enrolled by drama as it happens around them.
People said that 'Fight Club' would be impossible to turn into a movie, but I think David Fincher loved that challenge.
I live by fallacy. 'If I get enough nice Ikea furniture, I'll be a grown-up.' Then I catch myself. Or, 'If I get off by myself, away from the stress of modern life, I'll be OK.' Then I catch myself.
The folks who read my books are so passionate about each one of them that the people making my movies are more afraid of my readership than they are of me.