Q. Is it completely insane to contact the president of a major network studio to ask her to read a TV spec script if I met with her once (in an amicable, academic-professional capacity) a few years ago?
It's an extreme long shot. Can't hurt though, can it? At worst you get ignored.
I wouldn't ask her to read it. I'd ask her to pass it along to someone to read. If she wants to read it she will, but really, she's too busy. Whichever one she is.
Q. I was going to send along a little basket with the letter. Thoughtful gesture, or weird?
A sacrifice to the gods is unnecessary. And, anyway, she gets bigger baskets all the time. Probably gives them to her assistants.
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