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Hanging With 'Geeks,' Going to the 'Dog'

Down Boy: Mike White goes dark again in <em>Year of the Dog.</em>
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Down Boy: Mike White goes dark again in Year of the Dog.

Mike White is the Hollywood screenwriter behind hit films including The School of Rock, The Good Girl and Chuck & Buck.

His film Year of the Dog, a "not very funny" comedy about a woman grieving for her lost pet, is due out on DVD Aug. 28; it stars Peter Sarsgaard and Saturday Night Live veteran Molly Shannon.

(This interview initially aired April 9, 2007.)

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