Now that James Frey is shilling his new novel, a screenwriter who walked the picket line during last fall's strike wrote in to share his experience with Frey, who "showed up to carry a sign and (I suspect) generally be seen. A female writer saw him and truly didn't recognize him at all. Here was the exchange that happened..."

Her: What do you write?

Frey: I used to write screenplays now I write books.

Her: Oh, what kind of books, fiction or non-fiction?

Frey: (chuckles) Well, that's been up for debate recently.

Her: (absolutely no irony whatsoever) Well, don't you think you should choose?

Frey: (an arrogant laugh) To be honest with you, I don't really give a shit.


In related news, violence was reported at his book release party.