The Fiction Issue 2014
An Excerpt from Michel Gondry's New Screenplay, 'L’écume des jours' ('Mood Indigo')
Here are the first three pages of the screenplay for Michel Gondry's newest film, which will be released in the US later this year as Mood Indigo.
I lived in a basement beneath a French professor and his wife, who taught German at a dying school for girls. When Agnes visited, there was the sharp, joyous smell of new tires. That was the smell the blue vibrator released when cleaned.
How Do You Write a Joke?
Comedy isn’t as respected as other, more “literary” forms of writing, but it’s one of the most unforgiving. We talked to a few of these luminaries to ask them the toughest question in the world: How do you get people to laugh?