Dreams That Die: Misadventures In Hollywood by John Wight

By John Wight

A younger guy arrives in Hollywood from Scotland trying to scale the heights as a screenwriter. He embarks on a chain of adventures and misadventures as he encounters a succession of the bizarre, really good and downright wacky. To get by way of he works as an additional on sitcoms like associates and Frasier, dramas equivalent to ER and CSI, and a few great finances videos. He then reveals himself being chosen to paintings as Ben Affleck’s double. In among occasions he attends big name events, features and works in a few of Hollywood’s such a lot unique bars and nightclubs.

Our narrator joins the antiwar circulate after Sep 11 and commits himself along with his new came upon comrades to halting Bush’s force to conflict in Iraq. He throws himself into establishing demos, conferences and campaigning to prevent the warfare. quickly he’s best a double lifestyles - via day engaged on an enormous price range motion picture as a double for one in all Hollywood’s largest stars; via evening engrossed in radical politics.

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