February 13, 2020
Ponicsan’s ‘Eternal Sojourners’ a satire on Sonoma life
Sometime Sonoma resident Darryl Ponicsan’s latest novel is ‘Eternal Sojourners,’ set in a town much like Sonoma. In his latest book of essays, ‘I Feel Bad About…,’ he admits to being colorblind and fond of the male accessory known as a ‘murse.’
PALM SPRINGS ART MUSEUM
December 3, 2019
The Ceaseless Creative Process: From Incident to Idea to Character to Story to Book to Film
Eighty people paid $75 dollars each to participate in a conversation exploring the creative process as it applied to “Eternal Sojourners.” Moderated by Oscar-nominated Tom Wright.
EYE ON THE DESERT
November 26, 2019
Ponicsán appeared on “Eye on the Desert,” CBS, to talk about “Eternal Sojourners.
Premiere of Amazon’s ‘Last Flag Flying’ – Red Carpet
November 1, 2017
Darryl Ponicsan (R) attends the premiere of Amazon’s “Last Flag Flying” at DGA Theater on November 1, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
November 23, 2017
Sonoma writer Darryl Ponicsan retraces journey with ‘Last Flag Flying’
Three soldiers on a road trip, encountering a picaresque series of events in an America riven by patriotism and doubt in equal measure, during a war that calls into question the very meaning of loyalty to country.
September 21, 2017
‘Last Flag Flying,’ ‘liberal patriotism’ and finally making a middle-aged movie
Let’s say you’re a director who has a heralded comeback with the final chapter of a three-part, 18-year romantic film series. And you follow it up by releasing a 12-year epic project that nearly wins best picture.
MONEY INTO LIGHT
An Interview with Darrl Ponicsan
Darryl Ponicsan is the author of thirteen novels, including his debut, 1970’s The Last Detail, which was made as a classic film by Hal Ashby, with Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid and Otis Young.
A TRUE STAR
The city of Palm Springs honored him with a star on their Walk of Stars, the first of the new year.
It’s next to Ray Bolger, just off the entrance to Peabody’s, his favorite dive bar, and in front of the historic Plaza Theater.
At the Star Ceremony. Matthew Modine, DP, Ruby Montana, and Joe Wambaugh.