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Josh Olson

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Josh Olson Will Read Your Effing Script -- For a Price

    One of our all-time most read blog posts ever is screenwriter Josh Olson's delicious rant, "I Will Not Read Your Fucking Script." The piece has been so popular over the last three years, at this point Josh is probably better known as the "Fucking Script" guy than for being nominated for an Oscar f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Here Are the 20 Most-Read Village Voice Stories of 2011

    Somewhat unbelievably, here we find ourselves on the last Friday of 2011. We hope this year has been a good one for you. As for us, well, we can't complain too much. After all, this is the post in which we get to brag a little: The most-read stories in the Voice for the year. Whee. Previous top stor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    The 20 Most-Read Village Voice Stories of 2010

    ​This really felt like a breakout year at the Voice, with our big NYPD investigative series, the Runnin' Scared, Sound of the City, and Fork in the Road blogs blowing up, and, um, you know, we're still in print and stuff. Can you guess which Voice story made the biggest splash this year? Befo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Josh Olson, at SXSW, Still Won't Read Your Fucking Script

    ​In Austin, Voice friend Josh Olson -- screenwriter of A History of Violence and author of last year's popular screed, "I Will Not Read Your Fucking Script" -- served on a SXSW panel with Alex Tse, who wrote the screenplay for Watchmen. Olson tells us Tse surprised him with a gift his wife Li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    The 20 Most-Read Village Voice Stories of 2009

    Barring a massive surge of readership between now and Thursday night (and with Michael Musto half-naked on this week's cover, anything is possible), we can safely say that the following stories generated the most interest from our readers this year. (And watch out for #3 -- it's definitely Not Safe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Harlan Ellison's Dramatic Reading of the Seussified "I Will Not Read Your Fucking Script"

    Ellison and Olson: Not in a reading mood.​ Several of our commenters have struck on the Dr. Seuss-like cadence of Josh Olson's popular manifesto, "I Will Not Read Your Fucking Script." One of the first to point it out was Steve Jarrett, a writer and teacher in Winston-Salem who sent Olson the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    SciFi Writer David Gerrold Reacts to Olson's "I Will Not Read Your Fucking Script"

    ​Among the hundreds of comments we've received in reaction to Josh Olson's acerbic rant, "I Will Not Read Your Fucking Script," was this gem by longtime science fiction writer David Gerrold. For those of you who don't obsess about Star Trek, it was Gerrold who penned the "Trouble with Tribbles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    ​ Dancers from InSpirit beckon passers-by to enter a new store on Broadway near 13th Street. Labor Day, with its West Indian American Day Parade, was the high point of the week. The low point was, let's see... the rest of it. 9/11 was a popular topic. It was oddly related to a Twitter Festiv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    I Will Not Read Your Fucking Script

    We know you've been working very hard on your screenplay, but before you go looking for some professional feedback, you might keep in mind the following piece by A History of Violence screenwriter Josh Olson. ​I will not read your fucking script. That's simple enough, isn't it? "I will not ... More >>

  • Film

    September 13, 2005

    The Last Action Hero

    Hometown hero Cronenberg elicits applause and shocked silence with his menacing History

  • Film

    September 13, 2005

    The Way of the Gun

    Blood not-so-simple: David Cronenberg takes aim at on-screen and real-life violence

  • Specials

    May 24, 2005
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