Professor Sean Scanlan
Mon 11-12; Tues 2:30-3:30
Office: Namm 520
- On ScreenwritingA man sits down at a typewriter with some blank paper on which he types image-describing words, and at a certain point turns around and confronts some four or five hundred people, and trucks and food wagons, airplanes, horses, hotels, roads, cars, lights, all of which he has by some means, untraceable now in its […]
- No Moral JudgmentsWhen the book is finished I immediately lose interest in the characters. And I never make moral judgments. All I would say is that a person was droll, or gay, or, above all, a bore. Making judgments for or against my characters bores me enormously; it doesn’t interest me at all. The only morality for […]
- A Name Can Set Someone in PlaceIf you have a name it can set someone in place. I have a great friend in California, the Irish novelist Brian Moore. We were having dinner one night and Brian said that when he was a newspaperman in Montreal a local character there was named Shake-Hands McCarthy. I said, Stop! Are you ever going […]
- On Screenwriting
- What Are We Supposed to Think About Shrimp?Americans eat more shrimp than ever before. But a cloud hangs over much of the global industry that produces it, with questions about labor practices and sustainability.
- Classic French Fare at Brasserie Saint Marc in the East VillageThe latest from Joaquin Baca of Teo and Brooklyn Star, a former White House pastry chef’s first restaurant, and more restaurant news.
- Kee’s Chocolates Opens a Shop on the Upper West SideAfter shuttering its garment district shop, the chocolate company has a sliver of a storefront uptown.
- What Are We Supposed to Think About Shrimp?