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Sweat Act listen Download

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Ashton Kutcher is about to save television. Okay, he's not exactly saving it...

Deluxe Nut listen Download

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Some celebrities have side businesses, like restaurants or cosmetic lines. Some appear in Japanese commercials, some on the Home Shopping network...

Itchy listen Download

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When things get too complicated, or I want to get out of a conversation, I get itchy. Upgrading software, calling customer support, figuring out a...

I Love Lucy listen Download

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The story goes that halfway through the first script reading for an episode of Lucille Ball's final, doomed ABC sit-com in the late 1980's, she...

The Fever listen Download

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I had this fever for about three weeks – and that's not a euphemism, I mean an actual hot brain, exhausting, sweaty alarmingly high body...

Trying to Help listen Download

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The way the television business used to work was, if you had a pilot in production, you'd call up your writer friends and ask them...

A Drink on the House listen Download

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There are really only two kinds of businesses that make sense. One, you can make a billion things and sell them for one cent each,...

Sit and Watch listen Download

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Lying on Facebook listen Download

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A friend of mine finally hit the big time. She was asked to star in her own reality television series. She turned it down flat....

Me and My Shadow listen Download

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Sometimes, when I tell friends of mine who are not in the entertainment business, about the goings-on within the entertainment business, I get a sad...

Cleanse listen Download

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The Show Runner listen Download

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Not too long ago, I was producing a pilot and like all pilot-producing experiences, this one had its moments of panic, short-tempers, and those weird...

Vanity Card listen Download

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You’d think that a business famous for its double-talk and lack of candor would have more complicated and oblique jargon, but the entertainment business is...

Don’t listen Download

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I'm teaching a writing class this semester at a large local university. Just one semester. Just one class.

Al Jazeera listen Download

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