Category Archive: David Geffen

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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Jul
09

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2012

Day 1 - Disappearing Mogul Day 2 – The Acid Trip Day 3 – The Future ———————– Leaving (7/10/12): OK – I suppose I’m going to this thing. Herb called me acting like a kid before his 10th birthday party, all worried that no one was going to show up. So OK, Herb, I’m on my …

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May
03

Of Course I Bribed Chinese Officials

What’s the big freakin’ deal? Have you ever tried doing anything in China? It’s impossible if you don’t bribe. If you don’t bribe, you don’t get in the country.  (You suddenly have issues with your visa?) If you don’t bribe, you get a hotel room with a disgusting hole in the floor instead of a …

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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
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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