37. Hasta Mañana

Well, chicos y chicas, the time has come to swing open the corral gate and let this pony go. I’ve got a couple films I’m trying to usher into production as well as the pointed elbows of another script idea poking me with annoying persistence. I’m afraid it is time to move on. I’ve greatly enjoyed […]

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38. Ebert Responds

Howdy lensbusters. Just a quick note to let you know I’m still alive and kicking–punching a little bit too. I’ve got two scripts in development and am working hard to get them into production. The DVD release of Delirious is slated for a mid-March and I am in the process of putting the extras package […]

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22. Totally free, man.

Mark TK’s wife suggested posting the wallpaper Les Galantine (Steve Buscemi) has on his computer in the film. So I tried doing so. You’ll find it in the TRIVIA PAGE above, entitled; Buscemi Wallpaper. I believe you can download it by right-clicking the enlarged image and hitting “save picture as.” I’m not very adept at […]

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36. Men Of Mica

In the olden days, about 200,000 years ago, before Mankind had developed the thumb and intelligence to operate a TV remote, a guy named Twain wrote a few books. In one of them, Roughing It (1872) he described his journey across America. He was heading west to get rich by digging for gold. He was 37 and had […]

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35. Apology

This just in: I’ve just been informed that someone claiming to be Michael Pitt has sent word (again) that he will not be doing any press for Delirious. According to this “Michael Pitt” he was going to do press until he saw the fake video podcast we made in which Kieran Culkin agrees to play […]

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32. 2:10 TO ZIMA

Just a quick observational note: Perhaps some of you have noticed the advertising campaign for the new alt western 2:10 To Zima. Perhaps you have noticed the ads for this movie are everywhere and are in just about every SIZE and form known to man. I saw one on the side of a bus on […]

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29. My Friend Jimmy

This just in from Gestation: Nothing. For over a week; no emails, no phone calls–no nothing. I checked the weekly flyspeck of an ad in today’s NY Times to see if the film was still playing. It was; at one theater with only two evening showings. So I filled a sock with 6 years of blood, […]

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28. Who Stole My Socks?

Wednesday, September 5, 2007  Well, I’m back in New York now. The chainsaw’s put away and it’s time to face the jungle of reality barehanded. Delirious is miraculously still playing in one theater here and has opened somewhere in Brooklyn. People continue to write in and say they’ve seen the film, which is truly astonishing […]

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27. Confession

I know I said I was traveling further north. I was lying. I traveled west; far west. A few days ago this email from Gestation blinked into my inbox: “To All Concerned, a private screening of Delirious has been set up for Hugh Hefner at The Playboy Mansion.” I kid you not. The phone call I […]

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26. Monday, Monday

Well, it is 8:30 pm here in Vermont. I’ve had only the tiniest morsel of news from Gestation; an email that read: “Film holding in NY with ads; not likely for LA.” There. Now you know what I know. If anyone can decipher the above please feel free to share. Apparently though there is still […]

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25. Kkrrazzy Like A Fox

Friday, Aug. 24. I’m taking it easy today. I made such a mess in the back yard that Jane had to call a tree service to come in and repair the damage. I wonder if such a service exists for crazed filmmakers. My snit yesterday has done little but further convince the folks at Gestation […]

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24. Vermont Chainsaw Massacre

Thursday, Aug. 23. I have spent the last three days alternating between writing frenzied emails and cutting down trees with a chainsaw behind our house. A neighbor came by and remarked in nervous alarm, “It looks like a hurricane just came through here.” Apparently I’ve wreaked the same havoc online as well. The powers that […]

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23. Bimbo In Limbo

Left NY today. Heading north up into the Vermont woods. I leave Delirious on its own, playing on two screens daily. With every mile that passes beneath the wheels I feel a sharp twinge of distress, like I’m abandoning a newborn infant on the sidewalk. With every mile I hear it crying. It is hungry. […]

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19. Ha ha ha

Here’s a funny story for you.  Just finished two days of NY press for the film. Nothing much to report there. Except one guy asked me at a “roundtable” if I’d ever shoot films for other directors again. No, that’s not the funny story.  The official New York Premiere of the film was sponsored by […]

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21. Medical Interference

Dear Friends, Mr. DiCillo is under intense sedation at the moment. He has asked me to fill in for him while he is incapacitated. Just before going under he completed the final Promotional Video for his film DELIRIOUS. He asked me to share it with you HERE.  This one is called “Casting Michael Pitt,” whatever […]

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20. Happy Birfday

Wed. Aug 15. 2007  Delirious had its final word-of-mouth screening last night at the Angelika Theater on Houston Street. The Q&A afterwards was to be the last one for the film and I was really looking forward to it. Jane and I arrived a few minutes before the film ended. I peered in and was […]

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