Christoph Hargreaves-Allen

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Christoph Hargreaves-Allen is a journalist and screenwriter working in London and Los Angeles. He grew up in South East Asia, was educated in England, and is a devoted skier and traveler.


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Bitcoin Goes Pro

Bitcoin Goes Pro

November 21, 2013

It’s official. The filthy lucre is here to stay. I’m talking about the

Russia Watch

You Don’t Mess With the Tsar

You Don’t Mess With the Tsar

November 12, 2013

He makes running the world look easy. I’ve been watching Russian President

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Islamic Finance Comes West

Islamic Finance Comes West

November 03, 2013

There is an atmosphere of foreboding upon the world stage that may account for

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The Breakdown on Bitcoin

The Breakdown on Bitcoin

October 23, 2013

As predicted in recent weeks in this column, those holding the bitcoin currency

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

October 13, 2013

Dear Gato, Not only is the Silk Road down and out, so is Atlantis, and so are

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

October 06, 2013

Dear Gato, “It’s officially over,” commented one party animal. The drug

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

September 29, 2013

Dear Gato, It’s late, and I’m half-watching Hobo With a Shotgun on the

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

September 15, 2013

Dear Gato, What a week. To my surprise, World War III was averted, and I have

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

September 08, 2013

Dear Gato, I didn’t tell you what happened to Mickey after he was finally

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

August 18, 2013

Dear Gato, I was watching the video for the Pet Shop Boys’ dance single

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

August 11, 2013

Dear Gato, When Felipe Calderón took office as the president of Mexico in

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

August 04, 2013

Dear Gato, The silly season is over and the dog days are about to set in. Come

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

July 28, 2013

Dear Gato, This time last week I fell asleep and woke up in an MRI machine

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

July 14, 2013

Dear Gato, I told you I’d relate the details of Mickey’s latest fiasco. I’m a

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

July 07, 2013

Dear Gato, I’ll tell you some more about Armando Rhon, “greatest realtor

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

June 30, 2013

Dear Gato, The meeting went well. The remake business is thriving. It makes

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

June 23, 2013

Dear Gato, Forgive my disappearing act. The Dalai Lama flew into town nine

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Letters of a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters of a Screenwriter in Trouble

June 02, 2013

Dear Gato, This week it’s all about INT.  THE DOGHOUSE. Yes, we know it

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

May 26, 2013

Dear Gato, I’m mindful of the time we were rechristened. In Puerto Vallarta.

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

May 19, 2013

Dear Gato— You really should try the ozone therapy—cleans your blood.

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Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

May 12, 2013

Dear Gato, I hope you’re sitting down. If you’re checking messages while

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Letters of a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters of a Screenwriter in Trouble

May 05, 2013

Dear Gato, Bocas del Toro couldn’t be more different than Puerto Viejo. In

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Letters of a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters of a Screenwriter in Trouble

April 28, 2013

Dear Gato: So I made the crossing over to Panama just fine, at least from the

Lit Crit

Replicants of Bombay

Replicants of Bombay

October 22, 2012

Jeet Thayil. Narcopolis. London; Faber & Faber, 2012. 292 pp. Jeet Thayil’s

Racial Profiling

Homeland (In)Security

Homeland (In)Security

May 05, 2010

Recently in a Moscow court, a Russian oligarch ignored the cage surrounding him