The New Generation of Classic Short Stories

Vol. 11, No. 1

A Change of Plan

by Bruce Jay Friedman

Bruce Jay Friedman's wispy tale of a talkative cad inspired the 1972 film The Heartbreak Kid, scripted by Neil Simon and directed by Elaine May. The Farrelly brothers' remake of the film, with Ben Stiller as the cad, is slated for an October release.

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