Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler
Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler in 50 First Dates

1. Be original.

2. You don’t have to live in LA.

3. If you can’t tell your story to a stranger and entertain them, something’s wrong.

4. The European way of making movies is lot more sane.

5. The American system can be sane, too—until a movie star gets involved.

6. In LA, three right turns can be faster than a left.

7. If you’re in LA doing business, three meetings a day is the maximum you should attempt.

8. To break in, get your scripts to producers, not agents.

9. Long walks on the beach or in the mountains trigger great ideas.

10. Ten things I’ve learned? I haven’t had time to learn 10 things yet!