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Review: “The Fat Lady Sang” by Robert Evans

Iconic film producer Robert Evans is no slouch when it comes to dramatic structure.  It’s inherent in all of his projects: “Chinatown”, “The Godfather”, “Rosemary’s Baby“, “Marathon Man”, “Harold and Maude”, “The Odd Couple” to name a few of my favorites.  His latest memoir “The Fat Lady Sang” opens with probably the most dramatic moment of his life, the … Continue reading

Business / Business Advice / Entertainment Industry / Film / Music / Writing

What To Look For In A Manager

On any given day, there is a story about issues between managers and their clients gone awry.  How then do you find a manager that you can trust?  While there is no guarantee that a manager/client relationship will flourish, there are some basics that you should look for. CLUE NUMBER I Client Roster.  A manager’s client roster … Continue reading

Commentary

KARMA

Karma is a popular word in showbiz.  The whole idea of karma has a cool factor, and here in the U.S. of A., cool is king in the entertainment industry.  The problem is that often people underestimate its reality.  Take the following story for instance. Once upon a time, I had a roommate in LA … Continue reading

Social Media / Writing

The Five W’s of Social Media For Writers

Writers need a social media presence.  No one would argue with that.  The question is how much, where, when and with whom do you interact?  It’s kind of like the five W’s of Journalism. Who is it about? What happened? When did it take place? Where did it take place? Why did it happen? Actually, WHY NOT apply the five W’s to social media? … Continue reading

Activism

URGENT CALL TO ACTION

  I’ve censored the following, in protest of a bill that gives any corporation and the US government the power to censor the internet–a bill that could pass THIS WEEK. To see the uncensored text, and to stop internet censorship, visit: http://americancensorship.org/posts/32936/uncensor If you ████ █████ ███████ of ██████, you’ll ████ ██████ and ████ the … Continue reading