Directors Jonathan Alter, John Block and Steve McCarthy bring New York columnists Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill’s courageous writing to life, celebrating the acclaimed journalists and the city they loved. Read More
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“Sometimes they were colleagues at the same paper. Sometimes they were rivals. But they were always good friends.”
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Comedian Colin Quinn spoke with us backstage at the Cherry Lane Theater in Greenwich Village on Jan 8, 2016. He grew up in Park Slope, Brooklyn - where Pete Hamill is from. He remembers when "Son of Sam" wrote a letter to Jimmy Breslin in the middle of his killing spree:
Oh, wow, he wrote to Breslin! He wrote to Jimmy Bre ... But in those days Jimmy Breslin was a big enough star where you'd be like, "oh, it's a little crazy, but yeah, yeah, why not Jimmy Breslin?"
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