From the always entertaining Craigslist:
Writer who has an irrevocable commitment to succeed in the Hollywood! (Santa Monica)
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Date: 2008-10-29, 5:48PM PDT
We are in search of a writer who has an irrevocable commitment to succeed in the Hollywood film industry and maintain an optimism to receive your first Oscar in the near future.
Please respond back to this ad if you are interested in working on a screenplay with a treatment already in progress. Looking for one who will be intensively researching/reading, writing, and re-writing a screenplay about a sports dramedy about a retiring pro golfer.
Compensation is upon negotiation depending on industry standards.
Please send us a spec script or other writing samples for our review.
Our timeline is to complete a script within the next couple of months.
* Location: Santa Monica
* it’s ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests
* Compensation: Compensation is upon negotiation depending on experience and financial participation.
Are they tired of finding people in Hollywood that don’t have a think they have an Oscar in their future? That might be something so general that it need not be specified…like being carbon based.