A wry take on real life in Hollywood.
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I go to a pitch meeting and at the end of it, I have no idea who is supposed to call whom. That used to be an agent’s job.
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, writers are firing their agents, even agents that they like.
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, I follow a chain, from some really bad advice, to jail, and then all the way to an Emmy.
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I commit technical violations of investment banking regulations by serving in an advisory capacity to certain mergers and acquisitions…
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I describe — as best I can — the current disagreement between the Writers Guild and the big talent agencies.
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I talk about the worst pitch I ever heard about, which involved a basketball, hot coffee, and a writer with bad aim.
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot we talk about the one-page guide to everything you need to know about the entire entertainment industry, in all of its forms and shapes,…
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I talk about what an editor on a movie or TV show really does, which is, watch every take, every outtake, every shot.
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Apr. 25from Bookworm
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Apr. 24from Here Be Monsters
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Apr. 23from Art Talk
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Apr. 23from Arts & Culture Stories
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Apr. 23from Design and Architecture
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