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I loved detective stories, and I devoured them. I've literally read hundreds of them. I wasn't allowed to read them when I was a kid because they were racy, so I would sneak them. I'd save my lunch money - I wouldn't eat for three days so I could buy the new Mike Shayne book, or the new Shell Scott, or Chester Drum. The racy scenes were great but I loved the mystery. There was a real kind of ...
The $1.75 million he received for his screenplay for The Last Boy Scout
(1991) was the highest to date in 1990. He then topped it when he sold the script to The Long Kiss Goodnight
(1996) for $4 million a few years later. Both were box-office disappointments that later found cult audiences on home video.
His scripts often combine action, thriller, noir and (black) comedy elements.