It's the Week of the Jerks here in Hollywood. Not that every week isn't the week of the jerks. Some takeaways from THR's blockbuster Scott Rudin piece:…
The candle burned out long before the legend ever did..
If It Flacks Like a Duck, Flack Hawk Down
After all is said and done, they really are going through with it. Meet your Oscar field, ladies and gentlemen. And let the excitement mount. A few tak…
Seats of Fire; Seats Are Paved with Gold; Theatrical jokes
There have been bad, even excruciating awards shows before. In fact, one might say excruciating awards shows are almost the rule and when an Oscar nigh…
KUDOS CRASHERS I: Hey! Hey! HFPA! How Many Junkets Did You Take Today? There is no way to talk about the Golden Globes without becoming smaller. If you…
Peak-a-boo! Go Tell It On the Mountain, Peak for Yourself, Who's the Joss?
As we stumble punch-drunk and bloodied into our second pandemic year, the window dressing is being stripped away. Things are being scaled back to their…
A little follow-up on yesterday’s discussion of the Great Variety Promising Young Woman Review Apology. It turns out that way back a month ago, Margot …
In the Shadow of the Moonves Simple question: How is ViacomCBS still a company? Amid all the upheaval of the past few years, cultural and business-wise…
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