Category Archive: David Geffen

Jul
10

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2014 – Improv Night

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2014 Day 1: The End Of Cynicism Day 2: Pivot Day 3: Improv Night You know what? F these young tech dorks! The great John Grisham once wrote there is a “Time To Kill” (or Jesus said it in the Bible – I don’t know)… but last night was almost …

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Jul
09

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2014 – Day 2 – Pivot

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2014 Day 1: The End Of Cynicism Day 2: Pivot Day 3: Improv Night I hate buzz words. I don’t use them. I make fun of those that use them. I didn’t go to business school so I didn’t learn how to speak cliches in meetings. I went to …

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Jul
08

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2014 – Day 1 – The End of Cynicism

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2014 Day 1: The End of Cynicism Day 2: Pivot Day 3: Improv Night Well, fuck, it’s that time of year again. I contemplated not going at all to the Herb Allen’s Sun Valley snorefest, but decided it was in my company’s best interest… ah, fuck that, I just …

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May
06

Manka Bros. Would Like To Hire Lara Logan

Good afternoon. It was brought to my attention that CBS news correspondent Lara Logan is getting some backlash for her 60 Minutes report on Benghazi. In fact, I have heard that she may not be allowed to return to CBS News. If that were to happen, Manka Bros. would like to hire her to run …

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Jun
03

Manka Bros Would Like To Offer Nikki Finke A Job

Good morning from my house in the Seychelles. A few of us are having a great night drinking schnapps and eating crab. I won’t name names for security reasons but their initials are DM, RM, BD, JB, CC – you figure it out. I just received my daily fax of important Hollywood internet stories from my …

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Apr
22

The Last Hollywood Mogul Is… Me

With the upcoming death of Sumner Redstone (any day now based on how he looked in recent photos) and the increasing dementia of Rupert Murdoch, it’s clear there is soon to be only one true Hollywood mogul remaining. And that is me. As with the “Last of the Mohicans,” moguls in Hollywood used to be …

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Oct
09

Manka Bros. Would Like To Offer Jack Welch A Job

[The following is a transcribed phone conversation that Khan Manka, Jr. wanted posted on his Chairman's Blog. Per his request, this is unedited - so I apologize for any unseemly language.] Hello from Cannes! Earlier today, I gave the keynote address at MIPCOM and now I am sitting here at the Hotel Carlton bar with …

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Jul
18

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2012 – Day 3 – The Future

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2012 Day 1 – Day 2 – Day 3 Over the past few days, I have received several emails saying “Come on, Khan, you goddamned prick – where is your fucking write-up of Day 3 of the Herb Allen suckfest? Well, Michael Eisner, here it is, asshole.  Read it and …

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Jul
12

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2012 – Day 2 – The Acid Trip

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2012 Day 1 – Day 2 - Day 3 ————————- “One pill makes you larger And one pill makes you small And the ones that mother gives you Don’t do anything at all Go ask Alice, when she’s ten feet tall.” Yeah… so that was the song that woke us …

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Jul
10

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2012 – Day 1 – Disappearing Mogul

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2012 Day 1 – Day 2 - Day 3 “The sun was warmer then.” This may be the last year I come here. If I was looking for a complete waste of time, I would have gone back to Comic-Con. You know the world is f-ed when you realize you …

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