The 1990s were not great for Bill Geerhart, an unemployed and not-so-aspiring screenwriter in his 30s. As a way to pass the time, he channeled his inner 10-year-old Billy and began writing letters to famous and infamous people and institutions. He wrote them in pencil on elementary school ruled paper and asked funny, relevant questions to celebrities, politicians, serial killers, movie stars, lobbyists, and corporate executives.
Geerhart saved a copy of each letter he wrote and each reply he received. Harper Collins released them in a book titled Little Billy's Letters: An Incorrigible Inner Child's Correspondence with the Famous, Infamous, and Just Plain Bewildered. We were able to include a few of our favorites thanks to the publisher's permission. Take a look!
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