Actual Email, Vol. I

What follows is an actual email exchange between myself, one of my most-esteemed colleagues, and one of our journalist heroes.

From: KL
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 1:43 PM
To: BW, RM
Subject: From a film publicist — note the underline ref at the end…
In addition to an interesting plot, there’s a character arc dealing with an aging rock musician who never quite made it in the music industry and the limited options available to him after that — a phenomenon inspired by one of the the writers seeing the singer of Faith No More working as a line cook in Cleveland…

From: RM
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 1:53 PM
To: KL, BW
That has to be Chuck Mosley, the original singer, as opposed to Mike Patton… though I wouldn’t put the whole Andy Kaufman-esque restaurant gig past Mr. Patton.

From: Wagner, Benjamin
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 1:57 PM
To: RM, KL
Either way, it informs my daily (hourly) inner dialogue (yes, dialogue) about whether or not I chose the right path (aspiring rock star or aspiring media giant).

From: BW
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 1:57 PM
To: RM, KL
Or as Yogi Berra said, “When I come to a fork in the road, I take it.”

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