Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan
25

Davos World Economic Forum – 2012 – Khan Manka, Jr. Keynote Address

[Manka Bros. Studios Chairman & CEO Khan Manka, Jr. gave a keynote address today at the Davos World Economic Forum.  He wanted me to post a transcript of his speech which I made watching a video feed.  It is posted, unedited, below. -- Vicky Adler-Modry - Senior Executive Assistant to Khan Manka, Jr.] KHAN MANKA, JR. ADDRESSES THE DAVOS, SWITZERLAND …

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Jan
24

The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences Can F Itself

Good evening from Davos! I am here preparing for my keynote address tomorrow to the World Economic Forum (I also spoke here two years ago). The subject of my speech will be the importance of media in the global economy and how Hollywood will defeat Silicon Valley after their recent challenge to bring us down. …

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Jan
19

Manka Bros. Is Not Attending The Sundance Film Festival

To all the acquisition and distribution executives at Manka Highbrow, Manka Dogma, Manka Docs and the new Manka Mumblecore - due to the shitty year you all had in 2011, you will not be attending the Sundance Film Festival this year. If you desperately feel the need to attend in order to bid on a movie starring Patricia Clarkson and William H. Macy about people who have no idea …

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Jan
17

Jerry Yang: Manka Bros. Would Like To Offer You A Job

Good afternoon. I was just made aware by one of my assistants that Jerry Yang (founder and Chief Yahoo! of Yahoo! – whatever the fuck that means) is leaving the company. I guess the Board of Directors and the Shareholders finally got their way and successfully shoved him out. As someone who is constantly being …

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Jan
10

CES After Dark

So last night I got really drunk. I’m not exactly sure how I wound up in one of Caesars’ vomitoriums face down – and I’m not sure why I wasn’t wearing pants. Lying in the stall next to me was Harvey Weinstein – out cold.  I was not going to investigate his pants situation. I …

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Jan
03

The Producers Guild Can Suck It

And while I’m at it – the Hollywood Foreign Press can suck it, too! So, this morning I returned to the studio from a month long vacation at my house in the Seychelles – feeling relaxed, very tan and ready to make 2012 the biggest and most profitable year in Manka Bros. history. I even …

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