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Now and again I am troubled by the thought: WHAT NEXT? My 'future' is the darkest thing in the world to me, but as there still remains a great deal for me to do, I suppose I ought rather to think of doing this than of my future, and leave the rest to THEE and the gods.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The moment that you feel that just possibly you are walking down the street naked...that's the moment you may be starting to get it right.

Neil Gaiman
Average Joe "Pow!"

Ii certainly do not consider myself the first writer to do this. Heck, I think it was Quentin Tarantino’s soundtracks that turned me on to the idea of making a personal soundtrack before I start a screenplay. As I take a break from my Jake Mulligan sequel script (The title is either Jake Mulligan & The Laws of Murphy or Jake Mulligan & the Fourth Wall at this point), I have been working on a single cam sitcom pilot which I have had on my mind for years. More than that though I decided to go back and rework Average Joe. I won’t give the premise to the screenplay until it is more “complete” but when I originally pitched it to agents and studios it was very well received but I always felt something was missing.

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