Name: Noam Murro
Job: Director, Biscuit Filmworks, LA, represented by Independent
Professional mission: What do you mean?
Personal mantra: Get one
6:00am Fear (prostate problems?).
6:02am Fear (psychological problems?).
6:15am Coffee with Splenda and skim milk (organic and overpriced).
6:30am Wonder whose idea it was to have kids.
7:00am Javier, personal trainer, IQ 13 - highlight of the day.
7:01am I hate myself.
7:07am 25lb weights in each hand, I hate him.
8:15am 405 Freeway South. Packed. Wonder what crime I committed in past
10:00am Boards to go through. Sixteen colourful folders from Staples
office supply store: Green folder, soap commercial. Yellow folder,
detergent commercial. Blue folder, soap commercial. Purple folder, car
commercial. I like the orange ones. Why aren't there more orange ones?
Start to feel anxious.
10:01am Call Dr Phil Cohen, shrink. "Tell me more ..."
11:45am Storm passes. Bingeing in office kitchen.
1:00pm Lunch at Pinot Hollywood. Salmon, iced tea, flagrant flirting.
1:35pm "No dessert, you moron. Your cholesterol is 276."
2:30pm Check e-mail. Procrastinate. Check e-mail. Coffee. Procrastinate.
Check e-mail. Surf web. Go to www.boschappliances.com. Search
Manual knob or digital? Manual. Wait, no, digital. God bless
2:45pm Play with Barbie (not really).
3:15pm 405 Freeway North.
Blood-sugar level drops. Feel very Jewish. Catch glimpse of self in
rearview. Fear (physical problems?).
3:37pm Worry. Fantasise about girl in next car. Beethoven quartets.
5:05pm 405 Freeway North. Goddammit.
5:24pm Flair Cleaners. Hola! Wink at Spanish girl behind counter.
5:44pm Home. That's private. Piss off.
6:30pm Channel 9. COPS! Bad boy, bad boy, whatchagonnado? Love it.
7:25pm Drive to Nozawa Sushi in the Valley. Have you ever been to the
Valley? Have you seen Hiroshima?
7:30pm Stand in line for 15 minutes. Smile. Order from Sushi Nazi who
always decides for me anyway.
8:30pm Things start to get blurry. Lots of sake. Good sake. Cold sake. I
9:15pm Put on silk pyjamas. Put dentures in glass. Put cold cream on
face. Put on eye mask. Clap, clap! Lights out. Night-night.