I think to simply make fun of something isn't particularly interesting. I try to not just do a parody of something or belittle something or disparage something.
I always thought of my work as being animated by a spirit of unhinged generosity.
I can tell from about 20 yards away when someone has a manuscript for me. I can just tell - they have that look.
One of the things that struck me as unique about Hollywood is that I never had bad meetings. There were all enthusiastic, but meaninglessly enthusiastic.
I'm in that very preliminary stage of wondering how exactly to "pressurize" the novel in some way I've never considered before.