If you think breaking writing "rules" will make you David Foster Wallace, you should first study how Bollywood movies break the rules.
If a script is tailored to a certain actor, it is doomed to fail. Or is it?
Now known as the Bechdel-Wallace test, it is a test to measure the level of gender enlightenment in any given script or manuscript. It has three criteria. 1) The story must have at least two women in it who 2) talk to each other about 3) something other than men. Needless to say, most Hollywood … Continue reading The Bechdel Test
“Hello, Susan my wife and fulltime housewife who helps the local Daisy scouts bake cookies. I see you are coming in holding a cup of coffee.” “Hello, Brian my husband of five years who watches football on TV in his underpants and leaves his dirty socks on the floor. How was your day at the … Continue reading Bomb Under the Table