Monthly Archive: May 2011

May
24

Rupert Murdoch’s Special Charity

Rupert Murdoch hosted a charity benefit over the weekend in his North Hollywood apartment. I was expecting a man of his wealth and power to have a nicer place in Los Angeles.  He said keeping his living expenses down is the only reason he has stayed in business during the worst economy since the Dutch …

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May
19

Social Networks Are Dead

You social media punks make me sick! It’s time for those of us in old media to fight back so we can return to making films and TV shows like the old days. You people need to realize that fragmentation blows and loss of creative control for the studios sucks. Manka Bros. has been entertaining …

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May
17

Manka Bros. To Spend 2011 Profits On 2012 TV Upfront Presentation

Good morning. As many of you may already know, MBS announced its 2011-12 fall schedule this morning and, I must say, it was the singular most embarrassing morning of my entire life. It was a stunningly pathetic display of star power and crappy content that no person (let alone the Chairman & CEO) should have …

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May
05

Manka Bros. Would Like To Offer Judy McGrath A Job

So my old (understatement) friend Sumner Redstone has decided to let Judy McGrath “resign”. What a dumb ass idiot mistake.  His mind is really starting to fail him now. Sumner used to let me know in advance when his senior executives were going to be leaving so that I could be first in line to …

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