Kathy Haggis Blog

Debunking “The Apostate”

Below is a letter I wrote to David Remnick, Editor of The New Yorker magazine, in response to their recent profile on Paul Haggis. Although Remnick devoted 28 pages to … Continue reading

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How Pinocchio Became a Jackass

As I explain in The Brother I Knew, for the first eighteen years of his career, I maintained close personal and professional relationships with Paul. We collaborated as screenwriters, our … Continue reading

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They Shoot Actors, Don’t They?

I don’t use anyone’s name on this blog but my own.  When I relate an anecdote contributed by someone else, I change their name.  People in this industry are, quite … Continue reading

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In Search of Rosebud

How does an individual go so far off the beam as to think he can defame any number of people and entire institutions with impunity?  One thing I know from … Continue reading

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The Big Lie

Paul harbors some odd theories about life.  His favorite is known as “The Big Lie Theory” which boils down to this: The bigger the lie the more likely people are … Continue reading

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The Brother I Knew

When I was a child I used to take all my brother’s cowboy hats, pile them on my head, one on top of the other, and wear them all day … Continue reading

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