January 21, 2024 - 3:00pm

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and director David Mamet has, in his own words, gone from a Hollywood veteran to “the hermit of Santa Monica”. Celebrated for his plays American BuffaloGlengarry Glen Ross, and Speed-the-Plow, Mamet has dedicated his formidable energy to the culture war raging in La La Land.

To mark the publication of his memoir, Everywhere an Oink Oink, Flo Read spoke to Mamet about the death of storytelling, antisemitism in America and his zeal for Donald Trump. You can read a selection of his comments here and watch the full video above.