Logline: Days before her deployment to Afghanistan, Joey, 19, comes home to rural Pennsylvania for Christmas, with big dreams of running away to Canada.
A 14-year-old who was raised by her father to be a cold-hearted killing machine connects with a French family who look to help ease her into a more conventional life.
A recap of all of the Executive Comings and goings for the last month.
Welcome, readers. I’m Mike De Luca and this is ON THE SLATE. This is where we talk about what’s hot, what’s not, what’s overrated, what’s underrated, what’s awful, what’s awesome…well, you know, I told you that time we were both in a Turkish prison, and then we…Oh…that wasn’t you? Shit. This is awkward. Well, anyway…welcome! One week we might talk about how the Black List, is not, in fact, something Rob Schneider is on, or offering unfiltered commentary on Nicolas Cage screaming, “I will die in the name of honor!” on the streets of Bucharest. How can I go off on so many tangents? Because, in the words of Bill Murray, “sometimes, shit happens, someone has to deal with it, and who you gonna call?” Let’s get started…
Most all of our staff are getting back in the saddle today (Monday), so look for things to return almost to normal by the end of the day, as everyone becomes reacquainted with their keyboards once again. Some updates will run a bit slow… just a heads up.
JANUARY PASSWORDS WILL BE TO EVERYONE BY THE END OF THE DAY!
With a little Stan Bush from Mark Wahlberg!