In a condemning editorial on Hollywood's role in the tobacco wars, Joe Eszterhas (Author of "American Rhapsody") looks at his own responsibility for smoking deaths and calls on Hollywood to change it's ways.
A cigarette in the hands of a Hollywood star onscreen is a gun aimed at a 12- or 14-year-old ... We in Hollywood know the gun will go off, yet we hide behind a smoke screen of phrases like "creative freedom" and "artistic expression." Those lofty words are lies designed, at best, to obscure laziness. - Joe Eszterhas
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