i am smiling
a little backstory
I am a freelance comedy writer and political activist -- your average “unserious person who likes serious things.” Mostly, though, I'm a screenwriter, who, during election years, works to help elect women across the US because it’s not funny if men are the only ones in political office.
SOME FAST FACTS
I have a B.A in Journalism from the College of Charleston
I like lasers, Phil Collins, and This American Life
I studied Screenwriting at UCLA
I dislike when stewardesses run on airplanes
Some of my favorite movies are: AMERICAN BEAUTY, TOMMY BOY & BULWORTH
Most Chinese restaurants have a secret menu, you just have to ask for it
I currently live in London with my family and Golden Retriever, Pizza
JUST THIS ONCE
An R-Rated comedy that follows a husband and wife to Las Vegas, where they instantly blow their life savings at the blackjack table but are offered a shot at redemption when the husband is offered $50k to have gay sex with a lonely, but frisky casino billionaire. It was inspired by the “Me Too” era as it swaps the husband as the prostitute and was optioned Summer 2019.
UNTITLED FEMALE PRISONERS COMEDY
A feature-length comedy about a Police Captain who is so desperate for justice that she lets a jumbled batch of female inmates out of prison to catch a cop-killing drug czar. We follow these misfits as they re-enter society as the ‘good guys’ to hunt down public enemy number one. Currently, this project is being shopped around to buyers.
A feature-length comedy about a self-absorbed, struggling actor who moves to Los Angeles to pursue fame and fortune, but is blinded sided when his dog when is “discovered” and becomes an instant celebrity. The movie tracks tracks their relationship as they go from man and his best friend to ‘friendly’ show business rivals, and finally enemies hellbent on destroying one another. It’s big, ridiculous fun, and sold to Paramount.