Category Archive: Jeff Zucker

Jan
17

Sundance: Manka Bros. Acquires ‘Scoiattolo che mangia arancio’

Hello from Maui! I’m feeling much better and have recovered from the outrageous snub from the Motion Picture Academy – yet still, fuck the Academy Awards. But life in Hollywood must continue. As many of you have read, Manka Bros. has stopped going to the Sundance Film Festival because certain executives in the past chose to …

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Jan
16

F The Academy Awards

Another year – another snub. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences can F itself. The same goes for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association… And while I’m at it, The Producer’s Guild can suck it… … and any other suck ass group of idiots who wouldn’t know a quality movie if it bit them in the …

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Sep
06

Original Films Fail

Summer was a disaster at Manka Bros. We didn’t have one film that worked. A completely… totally… unbelievably fucked up summer. And everyone is at fault. But mostly, the fault lies in our film slate development strategy. The reason? ORIGINAL FILMS FAIL Did you morons seriously believe we’d have a global, four-quadrant hit with “Monty” …

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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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Oct
09

MIPCOM 2012 – Khan Manka, Jr. Keynote Address

[The following is a transcript of Khan Manka, Jr.'s keynote address at MIPCOM 2012.  A disclaimer: Mr. Manka arrived late and was unable to have his speech entered into the TelePrompTer so his prepared remarks were not given.] MIPCOM 2012 – KHAN MANKA, JR. KEYNOTE ADDRESS “Rock You Like A Hurricane” plays as Khan Manka, Jr. …

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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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