Monthly Archive: July 2011

Jul
22

Leaving For My House In The Seychelles

Good morning. This afternoon, I will be leaving for my house in the Seychelles and probably won’t return until after Labor Day. (Quick reminder:  Labor Day is not a Holiday at Manka Bros.  – this was my father’s thing for some reason and I will uphold the tradition.) Manka Bros. is having a terrible year …

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Jul
18

In Defense of Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch doesn’t have a lot of friends these days. It seems the only defenders he has are the people he pays to write puff pieces in the newspapers he owns. As a fellow media mogul, I feel I must defend my good friend Rupert. It is not easy to build an empire.  And it’s …

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Jul
07

Khan Manka, Jr. Speech – Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference 2011 – Day 3

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2011 Day 1 — Day 2 — Day 2.5 – Day 3 [The following is a transcript of the speech Khan Manka, Jr. gave at Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference today.  It has been transcribed from an audio recording made by Mr. Manka.  Herb Allen is heard first introducing …

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Jul
07

Sun Valley Shore – Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference 2011 – Day 2.5

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference 2011 Day 1 — Day 2 — Day 2.5 – Day 3 ————————————– It’s no secret that most moguls love to be tanned and almost all have new, whiter, straighter teeth put in over their old, yellow, crooked teeth. Who wouldn’t want that, right? It’s also no secret that the …

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Jul
06

Mogulympics – Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – Day 2

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference Day 1 — Day 2 – Day 2.5 – Day 3 ——————————- The sight of Harvey Weinstein in tight gym shorts is an image that I won’t soon forget. But let me back up. I am dictating this in a secret business center somewhere beneath the Sun Valley Lodge after …

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Jul
05

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – Day 1

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference 2011 Day 1 — Day 2 – Day 2.5 – Day 3 DAY 1 – TUESDAY AFTERNOON UPDATE: My plane landed safely at Friedman Airport.  I was picked up on the tarmac by a self-driving Google car.  This scared the shit out of me, especially when I sat in the …

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Jul
02

Manka Bros. Acquires ‘Red Dot’ From Kodansha

This morning, we made a very exciting announcement (Press Release) that will be a huge boost to our Manka Kids and MC Comics divisions. We purchased ‘Red Dot’ – the wildly popular Manga character (now a “Manka” character – ha ha) from Kodansha, Ltd. – for $300 million. I realize that is a shit load …

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