Holy cow, I wrote a book!
This morning I saw a screening of
a documentary on crossword puzzles featuring
If you're a crossword puzzler, this movie is a must-see.
In addition to Will, there are plenty of other
rock stars of the crossword puzzle subculture who play major roles:
Trip Payne, and
(I was particularly amused by
Hey, if you're not going to appreciate Ellen Ripstein's autograph,
give it to somebody who will!)
The audience loved this movie,
laughing so hard in places that it drowned out the dialogue.
(And gasping in horror when...
well, you'll have to watch the movie to find out.)
Crowd-pleasing one-liners (paraphrased):
As a recovering crossword-aholic myself, I found myself using the
on-screen clues to race against Al Sanders
as he himself raced the clock to solve a
New York Times crossword.
Although I'm no crossword slouch,
I'm no match for Al Sanders.