Category: Molly Ringwald

Molly Shannon Used To Run A Scam Pretending To Be David Mamet’s Assistant

April 12, 2022 / Posted by:

We can all appreciate a good scammer over here in this corner of the internet, especially one with hustle and initiative. Even better, is when the scam is essentially a victimless crime. Better still, when the mark has just proven himself to be, not just worthy of derision, but worthy of a hale and hearty “get her, Jade!” In this case, the mark is pedophile-obsessed playwright David Mamet, and Saturday Nnight Live alum Molly Shannon already done got him way back in the 90s! In her new memoir, Molly talks about the “Mamet Scam” she and her friend Eugene Pack used to run, that led to her landing a role in a 1991 episode of Twin Peaks. Always be closing? Ha! How about always be conning. That’s how Molly learned the ABCs.

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