Pat, a 63 year old former geophysicist, desperate for romance, believes the only way to find a good woman on the Internet is to meet lots of them. He numbers them since he remembers names poorly. Beth, #57, goes out of town for a long time so he takes up with Donna, #59, a lovely attorney. Meanwhile, his employee’s gorgeous young wife, Ruby, keeps hitting on him. Life becomes even more complicated when he meets Joyce,#61, a TV chef, who considers him a womanizer. Is the advice he gets from Sonia, his book promoter, selfless or self-serving?
Pat Muir's THE NUMBERS MAN Is "Conversationally Yours" I've always thought that romantic comedies are a hard sell. While romance tends to be fairly universal across all cultures (who doesn't want to fall in love?), comedies are a much harder nut to crack. One person's joke is another person's groan, but Pat Muir effectively straddles the middle ground (pun intended) in his coming-of-late-middle-age romantic comedy, THE NUMBERS MAN. Pat is a former geophysicist … more