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THE HITLER OF SCREENWRITERS

By / 09.22.09

(Sorry, I didn’t have a picture of the actual screenwriter, and I just thought… oh nevermind.)

Folks, even with all the retarded crap I have to write about every day, it’s not often that I legitimately smack myself in the face whilst researching a story.  This was one of those stories.  It started with the news that Walden Media is producing Gene, a script from Randi Mayem Singer about… you guessed it, a male genie.  They call it “a modern take on the classic genie story.”  And in this context, I guess “modern” means that this time the genie’s not Shaq.  Now, if the name Randi Mayem Singer sounds familiar, it’s because she’s also responsible for:

But wait, it gets better!  Today I learned that she’s also working on — and gird your loins, because this may be one of the dumbest f’cking things I’ve ever had to type — a sitcom for The CW with Will and Jada Pinkett Smith called… M.I.L.F. and Cookies.  That’s right, “Mom I’d Like to F’ck and Cookies.”  If that doesn’t say family-friendly sitcom, I don’t know what does.  Description:

Pickup — “M.I.L.F. and Cookies” (working title), a single-camera half-hour about young, single moms who realize they need each other in order to raise their kids and have a social life. Randi Mayem Singer wrote the pilot and will exec produce. [Variety]

*breathing into a paper bag* Okay, okay, I promise I can make it through this post.  She has just one more project I need to tell you about.  It’s called  (*mops brow*) Topper, and she’s writing it for  (*dry heave*) Adam Shankman, director of Cheaper by the Dozen 2, The Pacifier, and Bringing Down the House (*prolapse*).  Here’s the description from IMDB (where it’s listed as ‘in production’):

Steve Martin attached to play Cosmo Topper, an up-tight estate liquidator who’s hired to sell off the estate of George and Mimi Kirby, a recently-deceased wealthy young socialite couple who have no intention of letting their ghostly forms stop them from partying… or from trying to show Topper what life’s all about.

Whoa, I blacked out for a second there.  What happened?  When I woke up I had my own poop smeared all over my face.  Thank God it was my poop.  Other peoples’ poop smells really bad.



TAGSADAM SHANKMANBIG MOMMA'S HOUSE 3GENEMILF AND COOKIESRANDI MAYEM SINGERTHE TOOTH FAIRYTOPPER

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