MichaelWriter
61 New York, NY
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My self-summary
Screenwriter. Television Writer. Lyricist and Librettist.
What I’m doing with my life
Writing movies and musicals and enjoying being back in NYC after 20 some odd (mostly odd) years in Hollywood writing, producing and creating comedy series (not sitcoms) and writing screenplays.
I’m really good at
Writing, talking, thinking, listening, making dog friends, being on time, packing a suitcase, cuddling, massages
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm a man who is wearing glasses and not naked.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Movies:
Annie Hall,
Manhattan,
Crimes and Misdemanors,
MIdnight in Paris,
Young Frankenstein,
Inglorious Basterds,
Singing In The Rain,
Fargo,
Willy Wonka ( The Gene Wilder one)
The Producers (The Gene Wilder one)
All Monty Python,
Airplane,
Victor Victoria,
A Fish Called Wanda,
Raising Arizona,
Babe (The pig, not Ruth)
Anything Christopher Guest.

Shows: Besides the one I'm writing...
Avenue Q,
City of ANgels,
Guys and Dolls,
1776,
Company
Something Rotten

TV:
Daily Show,
Colbert Report (RIP)
The Wire
Last Week with John Oliver
Veep
Letterman :-(
Arrested Development
Mad Men,
Real TIme With Bill Maher,
Rachel Maddow
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Sopranos,
Larry Sanders
Boardwalk Empire,
Parks and Rec
30 Rock
classic sitcoms like
Mary Tyler Moore
Newhart,
Cheers,
Frasier,
Taxi

Music:
The Who (I met Pete Townshend last week. YAY!)
Springsteen,
Harry Nillson,
Elvis Costello,
Eagles,
Brian Setzer Orchaestra,
K.D.Lange
Billy Joel
Pink Floyd
Sinatra (Frank, not Nancy),
Show tunes (as a gay, I'm required to say this),

Food: Italian, breakfast foods,

Comedians:
Bill Maher,
Louis CK,
Larry David,
JOhn Pinette, (RIP)
Gary Shandling,
THe late great George Carlin,
the funny Dennis MIller before he went all GOP on our asses,
Sean Hannity (that's a stand-up act, right? Has to be!)
The six things I could never do without
1. Coffee
2. Wine,
3. Dogs,
4. Writing and my ability to do so
5. Being barefoot whenever and wherever possible
6. The NY Mets!
I spend a lot of time thinking about
1) If I will ever find true love or the police will one day discover my bloated body on my bed and my toes being eaten by rats.
2) PUPPIES!!!

Getting my musical to Broadway

Why the men I get in Quickmatch are either 7000 miles away, look like they fell off a wanted poster, or are wearing a dress.

why OKcupid 'friends' and 'enemy' percentage never adds up to 100%
On a typical Friday night I am
writing and/or drinking wine
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm so tired of going through life alone.
You should message me if
You want to know a smart, fun, interesting guy who is not mentally unbalanced or will steal your identity
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