Jimmy Breslin, Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby—together again. ‘…It spoke to you, and that pleases me.’
Sally (Meg Ryan): “Well, let’s just say I’m not a big fan of Jimmy Breslin.”
Jess (Bruno Kirby): “Well, he’s the reason I became I writer, but that’s not important.”
Marie (Fisher): “Restaurants are to people in the 80s what theater was to people in the 60s.” I read that in a magazine.
Jess (Kirby): I wrote that.
Marie: Get out of here.
Jess: No, I did. I wrote that.
Marie: I’ve never quoted anything from a magazine in my life! That’s amazing. Don’t you think it’s amazing? And you wrote it?
Jess: I also wrote “Pesto is the quiche of the 80s.”
Marie: Get over yourself.
Jess: I did!
Marie: Where did I read that?
Jess: New York magazine.
Harry (Crystal): Sally writes for New York magazine.
Marie: You know that piece had a real impact on me, I mean I, I don’t know that much about writing but…
Jess: Well, well, it spoke to you, and that pleases me.