Category Archive: Publishing

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
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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Mar
12

Profits Up – Time For Cuts

Good morning. As many of you know, Manka Bros. had an excellent 2013 (mainly from the asbestos lawsuit payout from the state [yeah, baby!] and increased attendance at our Manka Fun Parks due to the new Animaltered Attractions in Des Moines and Halifax). Because of our good fortune and superior senior management (with the exception …

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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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Jul
11

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2013 – Day 3 – The Drunkening

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2013 Day 1 – It Begins Day 2 – Build-A-Bike Day 3 – The Drunkening Ugh. I’m sure the planners of these conferences (not just Herb Allen’s but corporate offsites the world over) always dream great things will happen – that an idea will emerge that changes the world; …

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Jul
10

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2013 – Day 2 – Build-A-Bike

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2013 Day 1 – It Begins Day 2 – Build-A-Bike Day 3 – The Drunkening Herb Allen always makes Day 2 into an adventure. Last year was the disastrous Acid Trip. The year before was the disastrous Mogulympics. And the year before for that was the disastrous Burning Mogul. This …

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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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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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