Traffic Report #1

A partial list of search engine phrases that brought visitors to my website, 8/18/08 – 9/18/08

I shall do my best to assist.

olivia wilde smoking cigarettes
While Ms. Wilde is perfectly delightful in the film I wrote, Conversations with Other Women, I’m sorry to report that her part doesn’t require her to smoke a single cigarette. Helena Bonham Carter does all the smoking.

brief summary, memoirs of a teenage amnesiac
Girl hits head. Complications.

brief summary, elsewhere
Girl hits head. Complications.

bad reviews
Yup, I’ve got ’em.

fugue for seven madwomen
A play I wrote when I was seventeen years old. If the seeker of this information happens to have been a former cast member, drop a line.

how old is gabrielle zevin?
Thirteen years post Fugue for Seven Madwomen, thankfully. (30)

songs, conversations with other women
“Ripchord” by Rilo Kiley; “J’en connais,” “L’excessive,” and “Le plus beau du quartier” by Carla Bruni

man, uncertain about other women
I wish I knew how to help you, Sir. (Or Madam.)

twitter gabrielle zevin
You can certainly try, but you won’t have any luck.

life is elsewhere
Not my book, but Milan Kundera’s. Shall I take this opportunity to quote my favorite passage from The Unbearable Lightness of Being? Indeed I shall: “We can never know what to want, because, living only one life, we can neither compare it with our previous lives nor perfect it in our lives to come.”

what does fa fa mean in french?
Good question.