MichaelWriter
62 Manhattan, United States
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My self-summary
Screenwriter. Television Writer. Lyricist and Librettist.
What I’m doing with my life
Writing musicals. Back in NYC after 20 years in Hollywood writing, producing and creating TV and writing screenplays.
I’m really good at
Un-bookmarking people I bookmarked the previous day while wondering why I bookmarked them in the first place.
Writing
Talking
Thinking
Listening
Making dog friends
Being on time
Packing a suitcase
Cuddling
Massages
Making lists
Passing the dog leash behind my back without a hitch when he keeps changing sides
The first things people usually notice about me
Nobody notices me because they are all looking down at their phones
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Movies:
Annie Hall,
Manhattan,
Crimes and Misdemeanors,
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,
Amadeus
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
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Shuffle Along

TV:
Daily Show,
Colbert Report
The Wire
Last Week with John Oliver
Veep
Letterman
Episodes
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
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Music:
The Who
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 (never lose a sock in the dryer that way)
6. The NY Mets!
I spend a lot of time thinking about
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.

PUPPIES!!!

Why 99% of the guys on here are compelled to mention ' the gym' and running shoes

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 ride the 7 train naked at 4am (not really, just wanted to see if you got this far)
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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