Category Archive: Music

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Mar
12

A Waste Of Time – SXSW Keynote Address – Khan Manka, Jr.

[The following is an unedited transcript of the keynote address to the SXSW Festival by Manka Bros. Chairman & CEO Khan Manka, Jr.] March 12, 2013 – Austin Convention Center – Ballroom G [Khan Manka, Jr. approaches a podium...] Khan Manka, Jr.: Uh… Dave Grohl was supposed to introduce me – calm down, you idiots… Dave …

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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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Feb
26

Lunch With Sumner Redstone and David Geffen

Good morning.  Yesterday, as I was having my monthly lunch with Sumner Redstone at the Hamburger Hamlet in Hollywood, David Geffen stopped by to say hello and asked if he could join us.  We’ve all known each other for years but it was the first time the three of us ever sat down to a …

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Dec
02

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts Called Me Last Night

Good morning.  I just want to say to all the thousands of Manka Bros. employees who think they’ve got a shitty job… you have no idea how lucky you are.  You could work at Comcast. My old friend Brian Roberts called me in a panic last night. [A little back story:  Brian and I go …

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Nov
03

Strauss Zelnick’s Rooftop Salon

Good afternoon from New York. Due to the ongoing $5 million renovation of my Burbank studio office, I have been in New York since last week staying at my usual suite at the Sherry Netherland Hotel. I don’t like to come to New York that often because everyone is such an asshole, but I felt …

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